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Rotating a very large polygon dataset with a tool other than the rotate option on the editer toolbar (ArcGIS Pro or ArcMap)

I am attempting to rotate a shapefile 90° without using the rotate option on the editor toolbar in either ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro. The shapefile has 4,000,000+ records so it makes editing all the ...
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Check if layers are loaded in GIS-software

Is there a way (in Python, or Windows, or...?) to check, and if so, when a .shp or .gdb was used (loaded) in GIS-software, and store the outcome? I lead a GIS-department that manages hundreds of ...
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Publishing an WMS or WFS from GeoServer to ArcGIS Server via ArcGIS Desktop [closed]

I want to publish a service (WMS) from GeoServer to ArcGIS Server via ArcGIS Desktop. First I publish the service and I link the GeoServer with ArcGIS Desktop, and I need to publish that service in ...
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View NetCDF tables in ArcGIS

The Multidimension Tools in ArcGIS allow extracting tables of data from NetCDF files. When I batch run the Make NetCDF Table View tool 10x (eg extracting time series at multiple locations), only the ...
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Read the shapefile from file storage getting error [closed]

I am facing the below error while trying to read the shapefile from file storage path System Windows 10 java 8 Geo Tool java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError at org.geotools.data.shapefile.files....
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STARS toolbox segment PI returning nulls

I am working to create an isoscape using the STARS toolbox in ArcGIS, and have come back to it to rerun a few things. I had previously run the segment PI (proportional influence) using watershed area ...
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Map Algebra Raster output

I am running ArcMap 10.8.1. I took two aerial images from 2021 and 2020 and ran the map algebra raster calculator subtracting 1 from the other. I am trying to quantify tree morality by changes in ...
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Can I delete and recreate Feature Classes with same name?

We have a batch job that exports GIS data from a central database, classifies and segregates it, and imports it into a different spatial database on a different server. I am being asked to modify this ...
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Comparing two fields (string) that equal or same using ArcMap [closed]

I am using ArcMap. I have 2 field value of name but I want to find two field is the same value.
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ETGeoWizards in Python takes no arguments

I have an ETGeoWizards license (11.8) and have created a simple Polyline to Points task in ModelBuilder (it runs in ModelBuilder). When I export to python and run I get the following error: "...
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ArcMap trial 2022 [closed]

I am searching for trial account for ArcMap desktop version. Is ArcMap trial for Desktop is deprecated or there is a way to try ArcMap desktop version?
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How can I prevent KML files from losing resolution when exporting them to other programs?

I have created a KML from a polygon in GIS. The KML is the same in Google Earth as it is in ArcMap. When I load the KML onto my iPad using the app GIS Pro, it loses resolution; it no longer has the ...
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Population raster to shapefile for intersection

I need to compare population data with a risk map. I have the risk map as a shapefile and need to know how much population is in the different risk areas (1 to 5). My plan is to intersect the ...
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ArcGIS Pro: dragging lyr-file from folder in project creates 20 missing data sources

I dragged "Fastighetskartan.lyr" into the map. It now shows up missing 20 data sources - even though the data source is the bs_get.shp in the same folder as the lyr-file. How come this ...
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Python script to turn off a checkbox in all layers in ArcGIS Desktop

I need to remove the check for all the layers on a map that has the "UT Simbology" check. I am not really sure If I could use update layer because this is an extension developed by a GIS ...
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Seeking"Fill nodata" tool in ArcMap

I have some NoData cells in my grid (landuse) which I want to fill depending on the neighbouring cells - more precisely the edges. In QGIS there is a tool from GDAL that does exactly that. Is there an ...
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Distribute points inside border [closed]

I have an area where I would like to place the objects (windmills) in the most optimal way and as much as possible (the object cannot extend beyond the border, the distance between the objects is at ...
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FME Translator not able to run the tool

I am trying to run a workspace from FME on ArcGIS attribute value checks, however, I am getting the below error message "eReading file ERROR: A compatible ArcGIS application could not be found ...
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Calculate field from Colour values of bivariate symbology using ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro. I made a Bivariate Symbology (3X3 Grid) for a map. Therefore, I have 9 color values now. I want to assign those colour values or an alias, in the attribute table. For example. ...
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Why are lines in ArcGIS Pro Scene creating random weird back glow?

I am working in a 3D scene, and I have a vector line layer that is split thousands of times at 1 meter intervals. The layer has a range enabled so I can slide through the line for an animation. I ...
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How to create and implement a national bridge layer using provincial data [closed]

You are part of a floodplain mapping program and your team is in charge of acquiring several water-related geospatial data. This team initiates a project to acquire, manage, and distribute a new data ...
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ArcGIS - Can't create shapefile showing footprint of raster extent

I'm trying to create a shapefile with the extent of my raster so that it can be used as a mask to clip with. My shapefile has no datapixels along its boundary and is irregularly shaped. So far I've ...
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Why did my title and other text boxes disappear when I resized the layout in ArcMap?

I had finished building a nice layout with my maps, inserts, scale bar, and text boxes. However, when I changed the layout from landscape to portrait all of the map elements such as the text boxes and ...
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Distance analysis using barriers

I am not super experienced with ArcMap. I am using ArcMap 10.6 and I need some help getting distance around a barrier. Here is the issue: I have some mark recapture data regarding sea turtles. It is ...
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Subsetting a specific number of features in a large dataset so that they are all together in ArcMap

I have a very large feature layer consisting of polygons of different sizes. I need to select or subset a certain amount of features (say I need 4 polygons of size x, 6 polygons of size y, and 10 ...
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Converting .tif image to classified polygon layer

My objective is to turn a .tif image layer (a classified map) into a a polygon layer (using the raster to polygon function) with the original map's classification scheme. The classified map contains ...
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Separating characters using Python Parser of Field Calculator in ArcMap [closed]

How can I separate the characters of a string, for example, three by three with slash letters or dashes and insert them in the Attribute table in ArcMap? abc-def-gh a100-b200-c300
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"M coord limit exceeded" error when clippling line to polygon (ArcMap 10.5)

I am running ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1, and am trying to clip a large line feature (stream) using a single polygon extracted from a larger polygon layer (taxmap). Keep getting "Error 999999: Error ...
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Clipping a group of layers [closed]

I have a problem with clip a group of 50 layers. How can do it? I don't want to clip every single layer? In ArcMap it is impossible? Maybe ArcGIS Pro or QGIS?
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Removing characters using field calculator in ArcMap

I am working with automating a workflow using ArcGIS ModelBuilder, and the final output returned an error in the resulting output. Here the Test field is filled by adding a Prefix "City of" ...
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Turning values from one feature into Field names in another feature using ModelBuilder with ArcGIS Pro

I'm trying to use the Iterate Row Selection function to collect values from one feature, and then create a series of new Fields in another feature using the collected values as Field Names. There will ...
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Attribute table profiles

I'm wondering if there's a way to set up profiles for people as an attribute, where all associated attributes for a person would move with them if that person (as a piece of data) was moved from one ...
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How to interpolate raster values along boundary with existing raster coverage in ArcMap?

I have two rasters, for simplicity's sake imagine these as squares. The new raster is smaller and wholly contained within the existing raster. For simplicity's sake, imagine these as nested squares: ...
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Rendering 'empty' H3 cells on world map

For my project, I am trying to render the world map with a set hex resolution, so essentially the entire globe should be populated with hexes. I understand this will cause severe performance issues, ...
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Clip tool does not update polygon areas in output in ArcGIS

In ArcGIS I created a buffer of 500m around a point. Then, I clipped a land use layer using the 500m buffer as the clip feature. The outcome is shown in the figure. My problem is that the layer ...
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Wrong spatial join results for points near the polygons' boundaries using Python GeoPandas

I have an issue when performing a spatial join, I have a polygon of 2x2Km squares (no overlapping between polygons) and a CSV which I converted to a geodataframe and assigned the same CRS as that for ...
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Script Tool - add text in Tool Help

I want to add a text in the section "Tool help" in a Script tool, how is it done? I leave a screenshot in case there are doubts about what I mean:
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Creating parallel polylines in specific distance of existing polyline using ArcMap

I want to create two polylines on both sides of an existing polyline and parallel to it. I use ArcMap.
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ArcGIS Near analysis ModelBuilder

I am attempting to iterate through one shapefile to find the nearest point in another shapefile. I am getting the following error when I attempt to use the Near tool on an iterated row.
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Make request to REST services when HTML services are blocked

Is there a way to request ArcGIS REST services when HTTP access is blocked? error 403 forbidden access I was using Python to get the data from the ArcGIS MapServer but they blocked HTTP access so ...
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Creating polygons in ArcGIS Pro based on Survey123 (possibly automated with Notebooks?)

I am by no means a professional when it comes to using GIS. I am taking an elective in college, doing a project of my own choosing in GIS. This question relates to ArcGIS Pro, Survey123 and Notebooks. ...
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Where is the "Display file name" option for a LAS dataset in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcMap, I can easily label the file name for a LAS dataset through the layer properties. In ArcGIS Pro I can only see limited options. Is there any way of labeling the file name?
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Changing inline variable %name% in ModelBuilder of ArcMap

I have a lot of MODIS tif files in a folder and I want to calculate zonal statistics of each tiff file according to polygon in my shapefile. I am trying this in ModelBuilder of ArcMap 10.3.1 However, ...
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Calculating Commute Between Residential Address and Childcare address

I have an Excel sheet (10,000 + rows) that has the residential address and the provider address. I am trying to see the distance a parent travels to drop their child off to their specific provider. I ...
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Replacing text in label through expression in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap. In the labels I want to alter the text that is displayed, I do not want to change the data in the attribute table. In the label expression I add the following after checking the ...
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Copy attachments from one gdb to another

I have two GDB files with similar data at the attrib but slightly different geometry. However, one has an attachments of photos and one does not. I would like to copy the attachments from one to the ...
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Converting decimals to commas in attribute table using ArcMap

I'm using ArcMap v10.8. I am currently making a map where I need to convert the decimal numbers in my attribute table to commas to fit the standard for a different country ie: changing 100.1 to 100,1 ...
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ModelBuilder using iterator as precondition

Was wondering how I can iterate over field values and when all the iteration is done to move onto the group at the end. I've tried setting a precondition within the loop but that just causes the whole ...
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Generating complex legend with specific layout using Python script in ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro [closed]

Aim I need to generate complex legend with specific layout using Python script. Either using built-in legend / graphic elements or generating features in new geodatabase and data frame. It is possible ...
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Attaching files to GeoTIFF raster to open it in ArcMap

I am trying to open a GeoTIFF raster, the dataset has xml file,tfw file, ovr and dbf file. How do I attach those files to the raster and open it in ArcMap?

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