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Confusion using Add Rasters To Mosaic Dataset Tool

I am trying to use Add Rasters To Mosaic Dataset but I am facing a small issue. First image shows the tool and all of my Input Data. Second image, shows the result after I executed the tool. Third ...
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Updating 3 million rows in file geodatabase [closed]

I have a GDB which has 3 million annotation data, then I would like to modify some filed values based on csv table I'm using the following ArcPy scripts now, but it's too slow import arcpy import ...
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Enterprise geodatabase on PostgreSQL backup and restore

windows 7, PostgreSQL 9.4/ArcSDE/PostGIS backend database that I am transferring to another computer. My backup command is as follows. host 5433 pg_dumpall -h localhost -p 5433 -U postgres -c -f "...
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Multidimensional mosaic dataset doesn't work using "Extract by Mask" data

I am trying to create a multidimensional mosaic dataset, following the instructions of this link: https://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/latest/help/data/imagery/create-a-multidimensional-mosaic-dataset-...
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Is it necessary to apply a scale factor before band combination?

I am using Landsat 8 C2L2 and I would like to compose Bands 1-6. If I don't apply the scale factor at all, what would be the problem? Also, when I am trying to find, for instance, NDVI value after I ...
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Tracing Upstream Accumulation from a polygon start

I am new to ESRI products (I typically use QGIS), but am using it in order to analyze upstream/downstream flowlines with the National Hydrography Dataset (specifically, HUC-4 mapping units for NHDPLUS ...
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Overlaying Line (Vector) Layer on Raster Zones?

I am using ArcGIS 10 I have a raster layer with 3 values that make up zones. For the purpose of this example, lets say these zones are forest, grass, and open water. My whole raster is made up of ...
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Areas of polygon within different buffer overlaps using ArcMap

I have two shapefiles, one with some 100 buffers and one with polygons of which I want to calculate the areas within the buffer overlap areas, but with regards to the adjacent buffers. E.g. the area ...
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Clip raster tool with polygon will not clip raster

I am trying clip a raster with a polygon (500 meter buffers around point data). The reason why I want the clip is because I want to analyze the information in the clips using the zonal statistics tool....
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Calculating Raster Cover in Polygon - ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro. I need to work out how much tree cover is in a polygon. The tree/vegetation layer is a raster with non-integer values for height (the Environment Agency VOM data if anyone's ...
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Setting mid-point of divergent colour ramp to zero using ArcGIS Pro [closed]

I am creating a number of rasters showing the standardised precipitation index (SPI) for a series of months for a specific region. To make the maps comparable, I need the midpoint of the colour scale ...
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Map Frame group not visible on Insert ribbon

I am trying to add a data frame in ArcGIS Pro 2.8, but the Map Frame group is not visible on the Insert ribbon. I tried customizing the ribbon but it seems ArcGIS Pro thinks it's already there. The ...
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How to upload shapefile to SQL Server using ArcGIS? [closed]

We want to upload some shapefiles into our SQL database. We would like to use ArcGIS from ESRI.
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Symbol ArcGIS-Desktop Legend

I'd like to put the legend on qualities values without numbers. It's possible. I have been trying to load a shapefile as import one but it doesn't happened.
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Open failed "Error Opening Feature Class"

when I try to open a shapefile in arcmap, I get the following error: "Error Opening Feature Class" The repair geometry tool did not work. Would someone be able to assist me in fixing this ...
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Shortest route from existing lines in ArcGIS Pro [closed]

I have a line shapefile of all the bike routes in a certain city. I'm looking for a way to draw a new line that represents the shortest distance two points ONLY using this set of interconnected lines. ...
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From .shp to .kml to .shp Without Losing Attributes

I've converted a shapefile with attributes to a .kml for a client. The .kml and attributes were then edited within google earth. I received the updated .kml and now I need to get it back to .shp. ...
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Calculating drainage density of basin using ArcMap [closed]

In theory classes, we all have learnt about drainage density (DD), which is the ratio of 'total length of stream network in a basin (L)' to the 'basin area(A)'. However, when, we are trying to ...
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Digital Numbers to Top of Atmosphere Radiance for Landsat 8, which formula is suitable?

I read from the following article, https://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/8/5/413 that in order to convert Landsat 8 Digital Numbers to TOA Radiance, equation (1) is used (attached image). For some other ...
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Calibration uncertainty associated with Band 11 of Landsat 8

I read from USGS: "Landsat 8 (L8) Data Users Handbook" the following. It was from 2019 and I couldn't find any newer version of the Handbook. Thats means, Band 11 is still not a good ...
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Calculate Field if/else statement returns nothing

I have to generate line dimension annotation for our maps as a part of my daily workflow. As it stands, I've been using round(float(!Distance!), 2) for straight lines, then switching the selection in ...
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ArcMap Query Layer passing invalid SQL to Oracle

In two different environments I'm having trouble using ArcMap 10.0 SP3 Query Layers to view SDO_GEOMETRY (point) data in Oracle 11.2 (11gR2). Points are in Oracle stored under SDO_GEOMETRY, 2001 type (...
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Converting aprx to mxd files

I have many projects in .aprx filés (ArcGIS Pro), I need to convert these files to mxd files, because I don't have ArcGIS Pro, only ArcMap. Is there any way to do this conversion or just to convert ...
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Raster Class Reclassification [closed]

I have a raster dataset of households without electricity (normalised to percentage) within different wards (total 20) of a municipal area. I want to reclassify into 3 classes. Among Manual, Natural ...
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Manage and Publish ArcGIS Server v10.8 Services using API with no AGOL and no Portal

I have ArcGIS StageServer with Site1 and multiple Map\GeoCode\Routing Services. There is no WebAdapter, ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Portal installed. We need to update multiple Production ArcGIS Servers ...
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Select points within a polygon based on attribute value within polygon and point attribute values

I have a two datasets - a polygon dataset of buffers around a point and a point dataset. The polygon dataset has an elevation value (assigned from the point on which the buffer was created) and each ...
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How to face outliers on a raster?

I am trying to calculate a Soil Moisture Index using the procedure of this article: "Estimation and evaluation of high spatial resolution surface soil moisture". My final SMI's range is not ...
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How to remove rounded ends on line shp segments so they transition into each other

I have a long line shapefile with segments representing different sample transects. The ends of the segments are currently rounded. As a result, some segments cover parts of other segments. Is there a ...
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Simplifying polygon to set number of vertices using ArcGIS Pro

I am working with ArcGIS Pro 2.3 (am able to upgrade to 2.8 if that brings in a new tool I need). Is there a way to simplify a polygon feature class so each polygon has a maximum of 250 vertices? ...
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Unable to process "subbasin parameters from raster"

I was wondering why do i have a different interface for subbasin parameters from raster window. . i image is displayed below. instead of this. .
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Display "Options" dialog on Export Menu

When Exporting a map, the "options" dialog has disappeared. The file type is also cutoff. Any suggestions as to how to fix this? It is a work computer so I cannot easily un- and re-install.
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Extracting NDWI, NDVI pixel values from raster image to one attribute table using ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro 3.0, and I want to have an attribute table of my study area with 3 columns. The first column will represent each pixel of my study area(1,2,3...,Final_Pixel). The other 2 columns ...
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Field Length limit using ArcGIS Pro

I am trying to create a text field in ArcGIS Pro 3.0 attribute table with 3000 - 5000 characters. I save and it defaults back to 254. How do I fix it?
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Export Table of Unique Values by Field

I get a lot of shapefiles with no metadata. Grrr. Often there are tons of table columns (fields) with no description of what the column is for or what the coded values mean. Is there an easy way to ...
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overlaying two rasters

I am using ArcGIS Pro. I have an urban watershed raster file and a drainage area inlets as points. I want to have a raster file that shows the watershed with inlet points. How can I have a raster file ...
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Displaying bounding box polygon from CSV using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a data file (.csv) with a minimum and maximum longitude and latitude. These 4 fields (roughly a few thousand rows) make up a bounding box. However, I am unsure of how to get this data to be ...
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Using projection information in WKT form to define projection for raster in ArcGIS Pro

I have a raster file with Unknown Coordinate System and a WKT-file that has the CS information. How do it connect those two in ArcGIS Pro? The Define Projection tool gives me an option to create a new ...
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Which collection data is suitable for calculating soil moisture index using Landsat 8?

I am trying to compute soil moisture index using Landsat 8 collection 1 level 1, but it seems that I am not computing it properly. My range is not 0 to 1, as it should. Values of my variables can be ...
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How to Get Join Count using Add Join

ArcGIS Pro 3.0.2 When I do a spatial join one-to-many between polygon and point, I get nice count field that shows how many points landed in my polygon. Is it possible to replicate this using the Add ...
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Custom Report Print Service ArcGIS Enterprise

I am in the process of building a custom Widget for Printing multiple reports on different layers. This print widget is from a custom print service created in ArcGIS Pro from the Export Web Map and ...
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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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Aligning text in legend using ArcMap

I am working in ArcMap 10.4.1. Trying to align the text in a legend. I want my title to be centred and the text next to the patches to be aligned left. The normal buttons to select alignment are ...
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Improving Maplex placement when ArcMap callouts cluttered

I use ArcMap 10.2 to produce map document containing a lot of label boxes with line callout. Sometimes, I have so many labels that leaders come very matted. Then I use Illustrator to unravel. Is it ...
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Merging two DEM rasters in ArcMap

I tried to merge two DEM-rasters without any overlapping parts using "Mosaic To New Raster" tool. However the value range of output raster doesn't look correct. Assuming that (A1,B1) and (A2,...
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Taking data from cells on 2+ rows and merging them into one cell

In the past I have been able to pull all the photos from a FGDB that were taken in Survey123 or Collector and name them through a series of steps in ArcMap. Each point or polygon the photos are ...
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Saving layer as .tiff file using ArcMap

I have an NDVI map for which I changed the symbology in ArcMap. Now, I want to export this as a .tiff file and then import this .tiff file in Google Earth Engine. Can we save a layer as .tiff file in ...
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Hand drawn sketchy symbology styles for GIS software

Often times in planning projects, a hand drawn, sketchy look is desirable in order to convey the preliminary nature of a project. Is anyone aware of any utilities/plugins for desktop GIS software (...
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NULL values after merging layers with ArcGIS Pro ModelBuilder

in ArcGIS Pro I have two point layers, "Output" and "Output_2". Using the "Near" tool, I examine which points are close to each other, select some from "Output" ...
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NetCDF into GeoTIFF

I have to download the number of NetCDF files from the following link, is there a batch to convert these into GeoTIFF format? https://downloads.psl.noaa.gov/Datasets/ncep.reanalysis/pressure/
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Mosaic Dataset - Gray and White areas

I'm trying to add high resolution orthoimagery from the USGS to a mosaic dataset in arcMap. When I "Add rasters to mosaic dataset" most of the rasters load in fine, but some have strips of white area ...

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