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Questions tagged [arcgis-desktop]

Use this tag when ArcGIS Desktop is the product and architecture that you are using from the ArcGIS platform.

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Is the natural neighbor an exact interpolator in Arcgis

Is the natural neighbor ( or even nearest neighbor) considered an exact interpolator? I believe splining or kriging could be considered exact... but what about the natural or nearest neighbor?
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Snapping two line shapefiles according to attribute field value using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a two line shapefiles (Trace.shp and Snap.shp). There is a GIS_ID field in both files. Now I want to snap "Snap.shp" to "Trace.shp" according to GIS_ID value. I have tried to use Snap tool for ...
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Split roadline into multiple segments

Black points represent CSD coordinates for Canada and yellow points represents border coordinates (US/Canada). I combined these with North America major roads network. I am trying to find shortest ...
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Using Split By Attributes in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I wish to use "split by attribute" tool in ArcGIS ModelBuilder to split a shapefile (points with metadata) into different groups based on a parameter. The tool works and creates for example 4 .dpf ...
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Adding *.gdb to ArcGIS user interface?

cnn.Open "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;" & _ "Data Source=C:\Workspace\Data.gdb" rst.Open "SELECT DISTINCT [Adi],[KimlikNo]FROM MahalleSiniri ORDER BY [Adi];", _ cnn, ...
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Generating TIN from features in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am changing surface in some parts of area I use for project. To do that I draw polygons and add elevation to vertices using "Interpolate shape". Then I create TIN for edited parts of terrain. Next, ...
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Creating Drop Down List of Layers for ModelBuilder Tool?

In ModelBuilder I require the user select 1 of 5 feature class layers as the initial feature class to run the rest of the model on. The selected layer is to be then fed into a clipping tool as the ...
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Storing feature linked annotations in different feature dataset to features?

In an sde geodatabase, we currently store feature-linked annotations in a different feature dataset than the features that the annotations are linked to. This is because we use a different projection ...
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Performing IDW Interpolation in ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

With inverse distance weighting interpolation, can the number of sample points used to interpolate a value at a given location be set according to minimum number of points? Or could you set sample ...
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Calculating shortest distance between two points on water, avoiding land?

Can someone explain to me (in beginner's terms) how to calculate the distance between two points that are on water, avoiding land? For example, these points are inshore in a bay, so I don't want the ...
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Annotation group for data frame grid in ArcGIS

I am working in a project which I should label two types of grids (one is projected and the other is geographic) in the same data frame (layout view). Often there is an overlap of these coordinate ...
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Path movement along watercourse [on hold]

Using ArcGIS 10.1, I estimated the least cost through the landscape, including the river network in the path. I gave the rivers a value of 0 and incorporated them in the slope (using the the formula ...
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Adding xy data to ArcGIS Desktop and converting it to grid that is clippable?

I have an Excel file with x, y coordinates (lat, lon) and also a value column for my index of interest. I added the data using file->Add data->Add xy data Then I want to produce a 'grid' of this ...
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Data goes missing in Esri file geodatabase

We currently operate a system whereby survey data is collected in the field, exported in shapefile format, edited and then appended into a file geodatabase using the Load function in ArcCatalog. This ...
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Adding General slope in DEM using ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

I am looking for a solution to increase general slope of DEM in ArcGIS Desktop like this: Any idea?
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Imagery looks distorted in ArcMap?

I have an image in NAD_1983_10TM_AEP_Resource in ECW format that I want to display in WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere. When I add my image into ArcMap and apply the correct geographic ...
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Calculating area, Region Group

I am trying to locate a sheep farm on my map, which is a final exclusion layer calculated from 5 different binary exclusion layers. Most of the map is red - i.e. I cannot place a sheep farm here. ...
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Adding attribute field to raster layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am from Vietnam and I am still a student. I have to study more about ArcGIS. How do I add an attribute field in this case? My project is using Landsat 8 picture to establish a drought map. ...
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How to exclude some classes from legend?

I have a raster file with 8 classifications (all numerical), however the last classification I have coloured with 'no colour' so it does not show up on the map, however I also wish to exclude this ...
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Selecting points in polygon in a range of time (ArcGIS)

I have: - point GPS for people (time in seconds) - buffer GPS for a car (time in seconds) What I want to do is for each buffer GPS coordinate, I want to find the number of GPS people points inside ...
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Choosing number of points in Create Fishnet using ModelBuilder? [duplicate]

Is there a way of getting the analysis "create fishnet" to generate a grid of x number of points in ModelBuilder? For example, I wish to generate a grid consisting of for example 80 points within a ...
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Process of model town planning using GIS? [on hold]

I am new to GIS. I am from software engineering background. I need to develop a technical report on mini town planning using GIS. Can you help me with the process?
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Clip a hole in a basemap - reverse clip

I have got a basemap of Iceland, showing the country itself and the ocean around the country. However, I ONLY want to use the ocean-part of the basemap. I am trying to remove the country from the ...
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Import Outlook email subject with specific string into a table in ArcGIS or QGIS [on hold]

Situation: I have an Outlook client (Professional Plus 2010) with a filter sending emails with the string "test" into the 'test' folder in Outlook client. There are multiple people who are sent ...
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Working with Orthoimagery in Illustrator

I've exported a map from GIS to Illustrator (in AI format) and am have some trouble working with the graphic elements. My map has an ortho background, and a cluster of contiguous census tracts. What ...
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Merging/Cropping/Aligning maps [on hold]

beginner here! I have a basic map of Japan on ArcMap, and want to layer another historical map of the country on top of it that has data on railways. The latter is a physical copy (it's also a ...
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Which is the best geoprocessing method to predict time of trash collection? [on hold]

So I have 100 trash cans and for each one we have an history of trash level measured every 1 hour for 30 Days. I want to predict the best time, on day 31 to collect trash. The trash can should be ...
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Converting CORDEX NetCDF climate data coordinates for GIS [on hold]

It's my first time having to work with NetCDF files. I need to use them in ArcGIS or QIS. My problem is that I can't manage to project the file into something I can use in GIS (like WGS84 or ETRS89). ...
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Grid convergence in ArcGIS Desktop gives conflicting values?

I calculated the grid convergence of a feature in ArcGIS (using geographic rotation and none coordinate system). The returned value is negative, which is conflicting to my understanding. The easting ...
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How can I reduce the size of shapefile (.prj, .shx, .shp) up to 8 MB? [on hold]

It is sub basin photo which I want to upload to CHRS so that I can to download satellite precipitation data (https://i.stack.imgur.com/EQt3v.jpg)
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Automating Export of different parts of layout? [on hold]

I am trying to export different maps using "Data Driven Pages". For every Data Driven Page, I need to turn off one layer (the same as the Data Driven page number) and keed the rest layers on, export ...
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Overlaying raster image with different geographic extent using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have two raster image i.e A & B of different geographical extent. A image have the large geographical extent with raster value of 1 whereas B image is cover the smaller geographical extent ...
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Using Kernel Density in ModelBuilder gives ERROR 999999 010296 010067?

I have to use Kernel Density tool several times with different ".shp" archives so I make the following model in ModelBuilder: But I have the following error: What's wrong? I try separately the ...
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Getting features for one polygon into another, Geometries do not line up using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have: - Census Blocks - Taxi Zones The taxi zone shares a rough boundary with census blocks, but there are times where there is overlap due to a rough outline(In image, red line is Taxi Zone, ...
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Building raster attribute table for selected sites from different raster file using ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

I want to build a raster attribute table for the final selected sites from a map.The selected site has a throughout value of 1 now. Instead of value 1, I want the pixels within the selected site to ...
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Performing raster to polygon conversion in ArcMap?

I have done raster to polygon conversion in ArcMap 10.3. The polygon shape is not the same as the raster pixels. How can I polygonize the raster so that the polygons follow the raster's cell ...
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Appending annotations changes the scale of the new annotation?

I am trying to append an annotation feature 1 (green)to another annotation feature 2(red). While these features are separate, I have the scale set to 1:4000, and the font size is correct. However, ...
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Applying symbology from layer using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am trying to automatically apply symbology to my polygons based on a .lyr file by using "apply symbology from layer" on a .shp file. It seems to work if the generated .shp file from the module is ...
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How do I set the connectivity between cells in a raster [closed]

I am trying to follow the methodology of Poulter 2008 for raster modelling of coastal flooding due to sea level rise paper found here He shows quite dramatic differences in flooding area due to the ...
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Publishing from ArcMap to GeoServer?

I have read few papers to get through the process in GeoServer and still lost at it. My current situation is, I have a hotspot analysis that is done in ArcMap. How can I publish it to GeoServer?
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Combine two polyline shapefiles together?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.5. I have several shapefiles, each of which represents the road network of a different county. I want to merge them into one shapefile, and then create a network dataset ...
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When exporting MXD to PDF, map layout moves to left?

When I export an MXD to PDF, the layout has moved to the left. Exporting to JPEG doesn't cause this problem. If, for example, the map in layout view is of quad 2 and quad 3, the pdf will be of quad 1 ...
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Data Driven multiple photos from point layer

In Arcmap 10.5, I am trying to use data driven pages to display multiple pictures in a photo point layer based on an overlaying polygon index. I would like to use the yellow polygon layer as the ...
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Getting empty output with Erase tool in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm looking to isolate the parts of two hexagon feature classes that overlap: I thought that I could use the Overlay > Erase tool to do this. The "input feature" would be the first image, and the "...
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Updating/modifying Network Dataset roads source in Enterprise Geodatabase (ArcSDE) using ArcPy?

I am trying to create a Python script that automate the update of roads source used in a network dataset stored in a Enterprise Geodatabase (SDE). In short, I want to truncate the roads feature class ...
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Avoiding thin parts of polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I've used Simplify Polygon with 'Maximum Allowable Offset' 250m, and then Aggregate Polygons with 'Aggregation Distance' also 250m (opposite order also tested). Still I have thin parts of polygons as ...
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Splitting polygon into polygons based on data point groups using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a function in ArcGIS 10.5.1 that can split a polygon (black outline) based on the location of data points (red circles)? I need it to simply make a divide in between different groups of ...
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Combining two geodatabase (gdb) (ArcGIS 10.2)? [closed]

I have two adjacent maps in two different geodatabase (ArcGIS) but the area of study is across these two maps. When adding data, I can open the two gdb. The two maps can be seen but in different ...
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ArcMap “Polyline to Raster” output is empty greyscale raster

I have a polyline shapefile of streams that I am attempting to convert to a raster using the "Polyline to Raster" conversion tool. However, rather than outputting a raster with distinct stream pixels, ...
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LongestFlowpath error

I get this error every time I try to get the longest flowpath. It says that the spatial reference is not set for the input(s), yet all layers in my table of contents are set in the same spatial ...