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Alignment in ArcMap Desktop 10.8

I have a lot of linear objects (green), the ends of which must match with some boundary (brown). I can do it manually using a snapping. But there are too many lines. How can I do it automatically? I ...
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Geoprocess removing table and associated joins and definition queries from map in ArcGIS Pro project

I need a table join and definition query to be preserved after a scripting tool is run that overwrites the table. When the end user opens ArcGIS Pro no maps are active or open. However, when the tool ...
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Extracting NDVI values from hdr file

I have a dataset of hdr files of MYD13A2 MODIS product including 4 bands NDVI, EVI, quality, and reliability. I want to extract the NDVI values for a group of points; I have the geographic coordinate ...
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ArcGIS Pro Definition Query between two tables

Seems like I was able to do this easily a few months ago using ArcGIS Pro 2.9. I have a database table and a feature class. I need to be able to draw in a polygon for the feature class and use the ...
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When combining rasters how to reduce heights of regions having height above a limit in ArcMap?

I am trying to use DEMs extracted from USGS earth explorer, in my DEM there is a plane region (Ganga Planes) adjacent to high mountains (Himalayas). While combining DEMs of that region I want that if ...
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ArcMap Euclidean distance error

I am trying to do a Euclidean distance analysis on my polyline shapefile. When I try to put the cell size as default when trying a Euclidean distance together with a given processing extent everything ...
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Using the "System" database on Postgis -> ArcGIS

I've been evaluating ArcGIS at work as a possible sollution to working with some .kmv files coming from a supplier that seems to be incompatible with QGIS. QGIS thinks they are corrupt, I suspect due ...
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Improving ArcGIS Pro performance on virtual desktop

I use ArcGIS Pro remotely and use a virtual desktop. I noticed the software works extremely slowly and would take time to load changes on my map. I took a look at the CPU and memory utilization. My ...
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View has no records when viewed in ArcCatalog

I have created a database view in an Oracle-backed Enterprise Geodatabase. I can see data in both of them when I view them using SQL Developer. However, when I look at the view in ArcCatalog (version ...
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Restricting values to domain codes (beyond attribute table)?

Geodatabase fields can be assigned domains. ArcGIS Desktop uses the domains as lookup tables (a.k.a. validation tables). When users edit data in the attribute table or attribute editing window, the ...
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Distinguishing between shapefile and layer file using ArcMap

I have a shapefile with points and I derived from it some layerfiles with different symbologies (based on different columns of the attribute table). How can I distinguish between shapefile and layer ...
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Object orientation in ArcGIS Pro

I am trying to obtain the orientation of features from one of my layers. I have already managed with the minimum bounding geometry tool, by choosing the rectangle by width option. That creates a ...
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Can routes be defined in LRS dataset without using calibration points?

The Essential Roads and Highways vocabulary from the ArcGIS Roads and Highways documentation says that a Calibration point is: A point feature that defines the measure for a specific location on an ...
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Layout view graph display not filling frame in ArcMap

I'm using ArcMap 10.6.1 and when I create a graph and add it to Layout view it doesn't fill the frame, but only a portion of it. The rest of the graph frame is black, as in the screenshot below. Is ...
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Calculating least cost pathways for region and create distance rasters to rivers using ArcMap [duplicate]

I am using ArcMap. How do you calculate all the least cost pathways that exists for a region? I would like the output map to display all routes (and was wondering whether this can be done in one set ...
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Iterative Processing for make NetCDF table View in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to process NetCDF file using Make NetCDF view table but do not understand where it stores output? I have 32 nc file for which I am using ModelBuilder.
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Choosing ArcMap Network Analyst Tool

I have two polygon layers, and a roads layer that I've made into a network dataset. My goal is to find the closest polygon in one layer to each polygon in the other layer, but instead of just ...
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Capturing ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of Python script

Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a Python script? Through Python, I would like to iterate through each layer inside of an MXD, make the layer visible, refresh the table of ...
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Join Field not joining all tables using ModelBuilder of ArcGIS Pro

I have a File Geodatabase in which there are 3 stand-alone tables and I have a shapefile to which I want to join fields of the standalone tables. I am using the Iterate Table tool of the ModelBuilder ...
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Allowing Null-values in Shape field in UPDM feature classes

I am using Esri's Utility and Pipeline Data Model (UPDM) found here and need to add some records with Null-Geometries, that can be updated later when required. The allow null property for shape field ...
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Exporting feature class from GDB into GeoPackage using ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro 2.7. I'm trying to export a feature class from an ESRI GDB into a GeoPackage using the following geoprocessing tools/methods, and all seem to fail: Connect to SQLite (Geopackage)...
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Delineating subcatchments for multiple storm drains

I have a shapefiles with over 3500 points that represent stormwater inlets within an urban watershed. I'm trying to determine the contributing catchment area for each inlet using a DTM in which I've ...
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How to calculate the area of a land that is below a certain height? [closed]

I have to do this exercise and I dont know how to do it: Calculate the surface of the land that, in the surrounding 800 meters, is at a lower topographic elevation than that of the site in question. ...
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Is there any way that can help determine the flow direction of a river in a satellite image (Landsat)?

For example, there is a stream in the following image, but I find it difficult to determine the flow direction of the stream. Should it be from south to north, or the opposite?
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Many to Many Efficient Routing using ArcMap

I am given a large set of random locations and a set of set office location. I would like to map the random locations to the set of office locations based on travel time and efficiency of the route ...
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Getting upstream drainage area and what is difference between drainage area and basin area? [closed]

I have a Aster DEM, and from that I get the drainage network, and now I need to calculate the drainage area, but I don't know if the drainage area is equal to the basin area.
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Downloading hospitals and restaurants from OpenStreetMap in shapefile format

I need information on hospitals and restaurants in Guatemala. How can I download this information from OpenStreetMap? I want to use the data in ArcMap 10.1
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Antipodal line from convex hull in ArcGIS Pro with same antipodal points and ends

I am using the convex hull option in the minimum bounding geometry tool in ArcGIS Pro, to obtain the antipodal line and its orientation. While I get the orientation, the length of the line is zero and ...
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Comparing two sequential values in order to do an operation within sequence in another field

I have a shapefile representing points along a line. I have the downstream distance of each point on their respective line. What I would like to do is sequence the two fields in the attribute table ...
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Georeferencing set of historical maps to each other then georeferencing set to current map using ArcGIS Pro

I have a set of 10 hand-drawn maps from the 1930's that all appear to have the same carbon-copied basemap (the streets and shorelines look identical). They were scanned from Arch D size linen paper so ...
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ArcMap only plots some points of shapefile

I am using ArcMap 10.7. I have a point shapefile with nine weather stations in Patagonia. It's available here. I want to plot all four variables as a bar chart for each station, so that you can see ...
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Problem while Adding .CSV file to Arcgis? [closed]

I have a CSV file, and when I added it to the ArcGIS all the data was added well but there are two columns that contain the x&y coordinate , the ArcGIS reads their values as NULL!!
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Setting annotation feature character spacing?

I'm having an issue with an annotation feature in ArcGIS desktop 10.5 where the character spacing is not being applied to the last word in multi-word features (see "ocean" in Pacific Ocean below) when ...
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Creating radial flow diagram for multiple lines with same start and end point using ArcGIS Pro

I have a dataset of start points and end points that I would like to connect. I used "XY to line" tool in ArcGIS Pro. Using this approach, records that have same start and end point will ...
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How to "mosaic" rasters and keep attributes

I have numerous individual 10m Raster files (with both quantitative and qualitative data) for each state and need to combine them into a national dataset. However, when using a mosaic it seems that ...
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File Geodatabase XY Resolution and XY Tolerance

At Limiting XYZ Geometry Drift I found the description of XY Resolution and XY Tolerance in ArcGIS. My cadastral data in shapefile format have an accuracy of 1 cm. If I want to work with my data in a ...
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Parcel Topology continuously generating errors using ArcMap

I am using ArcMap. We have a geodatabase that stores roughly 110k parcel polygons, parcel boundary lines, and the topology layer. Currently, we have about 71k topology errors a majority of which that ...
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Converting LULC into fishnet using ArcMap

I am using ArcMap. I have a LULC and I want to create a fishnet-based LULC out of it. This way, I want to do a grid-based analysis. Is there any automatic way to do this? My LULC is a high-resolution ...
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What the prj-file stands for?

I'm new to GIS and when I was looking in my data directory I saw .prj-file. What is that and how is it useful?
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change symbology of one selected feature in ArcGIS Pro

I have a layer in ArcGIS Pro which contains over 2000 polyline features. There are 500 polyline features which have the exact same attributes due to how they were created. If i edit the symbology ...
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Multiple hatched fills in polygon layer (ArcGIS Pro)

The problem I am facing is, that the "historical" map has different pipes in terms of orientation as well as separation and I need to digitize them: The historical map contains several pipe ...
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How to measure length of Sub-watersheds / Sub-Basins in ArcGIS Pro?

I am looking for guidance about reliable method of sub-basin length calculation. I am a student and working on morphometric analysis for prioritization of sub-watersheds of a river basin. I am using ...
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Raster export resolution using ArcMap

I'm trying to export a portion of Natural Earth's world 10M hillshade in ArcMap but above a certain latitude, the resolution unexpectedly changes and is really poor. This is a screenshot of the area ...
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Merging shapefiles with different polygons

So I was given two different shapefiles for the same region, one produced by a state planning agency and the other produced by a municipal agency. I was tasked with updating the state-made shapefile ...
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Values of Euclidean distance not in meters when using WGS 1984 coordinates system ArcGIS Pro [closed]

I'm new to ArcGIS Pro. I want to apply Euclidean distance on main roads and then reclassify the values based on the distance from certain object but when I perform the tool I get the values, not in ...
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Recalculating Spatial Extent of Subset using ModelBuilder?

I have a feature class of areas that are discontinuous. I want to be able to select each site and then create a fishnet grid (2x2) for each site I specify. I am able to do this except one major step:...
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Update feature layer from 2 users in ArcGIS Pro

I am having an issue concerning an update a coworker and I did on a point feature layer. We made a copy of the initial layer. He added new points to the initial layer and I added points to the copied ...
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Creating Subtypes in ArcMap

I want to create Subtypes for a feature class, but the option is not active. Under Feature Class Property I created some Fields, but the Subtypes tab is not active. I can't choose Subtype Field and ...
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Calculate Geometry function returns underestimated distances

I'm making a map of the Colorado Trail and obtained a set of waypoints taken down the entire trail. I projected the set of waypoints from WGS84 (unprojected) to NAD 83 UTM13N after adding to the data ...
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Using Integrate tool in ArcMap

I am looking for advice on using the Integrate tool. I have 2 road layers I need to conflate and find the mismatched ones. Is it possible to avoid any move from the master layer (the one with higher ...

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