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Analyzing Overlap of Road Density and Polygons Using ArcGIS Pro

How do I calculate the overlap of a road density raster layer with polygons for each raster cell? I want to calculate the area of a set of polygons overlapping each raster cell and the corresponding ...
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Dissolve and processing extent not working properly in ArcGIS Desktop

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.7. I had a gridded shapefile of the entire PNW, and I wanted to clip the shapefile according my research area (another small shapefile). For this I used the Dissolve tool ...
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Field calc to take one field and populate with 0s at the end [closed]

I'm trying to create a field calculation that takes one field, removes spaces then adds 0s at the end to make a total of 15 characters in python. For example, a street field name FAKEST000000000 I ...
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Normal template mxt (normal.mxt) migration during ArcGIS Desktop upgrade

We are upgrading from ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 version to ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1 How do I migrate the Normal.mxt for 500+ users ?
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ArcMap stops displaying feature classes when zoomed to 1:846 or larger scale

There is a specific zoom-in point at which all of the layers in data view stop drawing and only the basemap is visible. This includes geodatabase feature classes, shapefiles, raster images, ...
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Seeking global projection suitable for raster preserving equal area

I have a global tif file in epsg:4326 and a shapefile of points distributed around the global. I want to retrieve the sum of the value of pixels around 10km of each point. One obvious thing to do is ...
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Calculating shape_area in ArcMap

I am trying to extract the area of a catchment against Elevation (in classes) [screenshot attached below] The steps I used are: Clip the catchment area from DEM Classify the area in 20 classes ...
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Using Strip Map Index scale in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.4, and I am not using Data Driven Pages. I used the Strip Index tool to separate my big scale map into smaller rectangulars each of 1:5000 scale. I set the fixed scale of 5000 ...
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Merging cells automatically in ArcMap

I want to merge the cells[green] in ArcMap as shown in picture below. Is there any way to do it automatically instead of manually? There are 200 classes and every time I need to merge the cells for ...
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conversion of float to unsigned 8 bit or 16 bit integer raster [closed]

I have a float raster which is radar data in tif, so I converted the float raster to unsigned 8 bit or 16 bit integer raster but while we adding the raster data in arc or erdas, its not appear in map. ...
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Converting radians to arithmetic degrees

I need to convert angles that are in radians from Due east to arithmetic degrees for Creating arrows based on GPS velocities to show displacement The Radians definition for my data is: Degrees ...
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Polygon to polygon spatial join without double counting join features using ArcGIS Desktop

I am a new GIS user trying to aggregate local ward-level voting data up to a broader county-level using a Spatial Join. Generally a given ward is within only one county, so a JOIN_ONE_TO_ONE for the ...
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Resources on drawing EEZ from basepoints [closed]

I've read that this is not possible using ArcGIS. I would like to know about the software and methods used in drawing the EEZ from basepoints.
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Inserting multiple data frames based on a smaller scale [closed]

I am using ArcMap 10.4. I have a large dimension map that need to show different parts of it in multiple maps with smaller scales (like the image attached which is a sample file that I have and I ...
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Identify raster data for many xy coordinates

I do not have much experience with GIS. Currently, I have two raster files in ArcMap. I will have to derive data from these rasters for over 5000 xy coordinates. Below I described the approach I am ...
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Point Distance Tool not licensed errors [duplicate]

I've some problems concerning Point Distance in ArcGIS 10.5. Whenever I try it to open, this tool appeared "require licensed tools".
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Finding point from Layer B that matches point from Layer A using search radius

I have two point shapefiles of trees from two different surveys. I want to verify if data from Survey A matches data from Survey B. I want to create a search radius of 10m around each tree from ...
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Creating flow path arrows from polygons with flow angle and flow velocity attributes using ArcGIS Pro [duplicate]

I have a polygons feature class from a flood model in a TIN like structure in ArcGIS Pro. The polygons have attributes for flow direction (radians from due east) and flow velocity. I am wanting to ...
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What can “tranchieren” (closest English word I found was “carving”) mean in relation to GIS? [closed]

So we have a homework at university, where our German professor uses the term "tranchieren." But we don't know, what does it mean in terms of GIS. We didn't find anything on the web. English closest ...
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TauDEM: identical flow accumulation values along stream

I recently discovered TauDEM and overall experience is fantastic. However I found something weird, when computing flow accumulation (ESRI ArcGIS term) or D8 Contributing area (TauDEM term). Some ...
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Generating polygons that represent intercardinal quadrants (NE, SE, SW, NW) at Road intersections using ArcMap

I have a road polyline feature class in an Oracle 18c/10.7.1 geodatabase. I would like to generate a polygon FC that represents the quadrants of the road intersections. The polygon FC would have a ...
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Cost distance which uses a sum of both positive and negative values

I am attempting to create a cost distance raster which uses a cost surface of both positive and negative values. I understand that I could correct for negative values by replacing them with a value of ...
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ArcGIS XY Coordinates [closed]

I am working with ArcMap to generate regular soil sampling points. These need to be displayed in TM75 Irish Grid. I have the projected coordinate system of the data frame set to TM75, appropriate ...
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Flow Direction tool outputs strange raster that doesn't work with subsequent hydrology tools

My main goal here is to end up with a shapefile that simply defines the ridgeline in a given area. I followed the directions at How To: Identify ridgelines from a DEM and am having some trouble. ...
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ArcMap - Definition query with subquery using a date returns wrong result

In ArcMap 10.6, I am using the following definition query on a featureClass to get the features that are underway but the results is not what I expected. Data are stored in an Enterprise geodatabase ...
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Published Map Services in SRID 4326

I've been tasked with creating webservices of individual layers in Portal for ArcGIS. The data itself is stored in SQL Server in SRID 4326 (WGS84 unprojected). I'm wondering if it's a better idea to ...
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Picking particular color(s) from Raster to generate new raster

I'm trying to pick just three colors from the raster I'm working with to generate an output raster. The problem is when I use the Image classification tool- Iso cluster unsupervised classification &...
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Transfering GPX files from Basecamp to CSV files for use in ArcMap

How do I transfer GPX files from Garmin Basecamp to CSV files for use in ArcMap? I have saved all my points and tracks in Basecamp and now need to plot them on ArcMap.
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Service Area Polygons Differ When Running in Desktop Vs Pro

I generated some service area polygons using Desktop 10.2.1 (long story why) a couple years back using nothing but the default parameters, and then tried recreating them in Pro yesterday using (as far ...
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Error in executing query while selecting features on map

I'm working on an ArcMap add-in that attempts to streamline doing feature class queries. It mostly works, but there is one bizarre behavior that I'm attempting to track down. There is one Feature ...
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DSAS gives error unable to find database table for baseline layer 'baseline' [duplicate]

I am trying to calculate change statistics using a baseline and shorelines for 5 years in DSAS the latest version. The default parameters, transect casting stages go well and there is no trouble in ...
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Converting a Raster to Polygon and Dissolving Issues using ArcMap 10.5

I have a large forest habitat raster dataset (several watersheds in state of Oregon) that I need to convert into a shapefile. The raster has 70 different categories of habitat types. Steps: I've ...
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Calculating Cut & Fill amounts for a road, using a feature class representing road and DEM?

I have designed a road centerline in the context of my study area using CAD scripts in python. Then I have converted it to a feature class containing Z-values using ArcPy. Now I need to calculate ...
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Extracting multiple service polygons using ModelBuilder

I developed this model to perform multiple service area analyis. As you can see, in the final step I want to extract only the developed service polygons from the model and save them separatedly to ...
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Creating relationship database in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am creating a File geodatabase with a feature class. I have created attribute columns in which few of them have domain value YES/NO. But when I select, NO, I have to provide a measurement value as ...
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Locking layer from being edited in ArcMap

I'm using data driven pages to create ~40 page map and I did so by creating a grid. I want to move and delete labels based upon the grid pattern so I do need to see it in data view, but a number of ...
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ArcGIS project raster produces incorrect vertical coordinates

I have a DEM in UTM (meters) / NAVD88 (meters) and need to transform it to State Plane (feet) / NAVD88 (feet). Unfortunately, I do not have the raster calculator in ArcGIS, so I have to use "Project ...
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Assigning legend items to specific column using Data Driven Pages

When using Data Driven pages, I'd like to be able to assign legend items to specific columns. I have each of the 3 top layers set to "only show classes that are visible in the current map extent." ...
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Creating leading label style for point features using ArcGIS Desktop

How can I create leading label style in ArcGIS Desktop? I mean something like following image.
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Clipping NLCD Land Cover Data in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.7. I am somewhat new to geospatial data analysis and have an analysis question that I am hoping the community here might be able to assist with. I am working with a large raster ...
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Creating GeoTiff image with transparent ocean [closed]

Is there a way to create a geotiff layer in which the ocean is transparent and it will only show the land?
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Are extraction by mask, image masking and image masked out the same? [closed]

I want to find out the rice area only by using NDVI and LSWI temporal signature. For this purposes, I developed a permanent water body, natural evergreen vegetation, forest and flooding map. How can ...
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WMS Server Imagery not exporting to pdf

I'm creating a map in ArcMap 10.6 and I'm having trouble exporting it to a PDF. Everything exports fine to PDF except for some SPOT imagery that I've loaded through a WMS Server. The imagery displays ...
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Why the projection system and units are showing differ in ArcGIS and Autodesk AutoCAD Civil3D?

I have converted a bunch of shapefiles to .dwg through Model Builder in ArcGIS. The units and projection system is showing correctly in ArcGIS properties but in Autodesk Civil3D units are showing in ...
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Converting Raster to Polygon/Shapefile using ArcMap without Spatial Analyst or 3D Analyst

I have a floating point raster file which I want as a polygon for visual purposes so I can trace/trim/etc. the polygon (unless there is a way I can trace the raster?). Looking into other posts on ...
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WGS84 expressed in meters - default projection in ArcMap

I am trying to identify the correct coordinate system for some data, with x and y expressed as (for example, data located roughly in the UAE): 6,220,199; 2,742,099 I haven't come across these 7-...
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True Curves change to densified lines upon Topology validation. Fixing 500,000+ slivers in parcel layer

We are experiencing an issue as detailed by this technical article: Bug: Curve features are converted to densified line segments from an arc in a SQL Server geodatabase after compression. We are ...
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Splitting polygon by sections obtained from IDW interpolation

I used IDW to show the rainfall pattern over a region ... the attached picture show the result ... my area split into three ranges that show 3 different colors... How can I split one original polygon ...
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Locking Graphic Elements in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.5. I'm trying to lock graphic elements (rectangle in my case) to prevent it from being selected and moved when I'm working in layout mode. I looked up ESRI help and got this ...
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Using ArcMap ModelBuilder

Attempting to import and convert Excel spreadsheets to tables then add XY Coordinates to the tables. The tool runs and provide the output tables below, but I cannot get the second part of the tool to ...