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

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Create Line inside the lake in ArcMap?

I am trying to find shorthest path between multiple points. I am using new route under Network Analyst in ArcMap. But, if there is no road between points due to lake or sea, how can I find shortest ...
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Extract By Mask - Raster Horizontal Shift

Is there a way to snap a raster/DEM to a mosaic dataset? I am using the Extract By Mask tool in ArcPro on a mosaic dataset. The output raster's cell values do not match the original mosaic dataset it ...
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How can I overlay an image (exported via ArcGIS API) on an OpenStreetMap map?

Before I attempt to explain my situation, I'd like to disclose I'm very new to these apps and GIS in general. There's a public ArgGIS server that I'd like to export a layer from and overlay on an ...
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Using Workflow Manager to log task times

I'm currently updating our Workflow Manager workflow used in production. I'd like to add a way for supervisors to track hours used on different tasks. For instance, after an edit task is completed, ...
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Using Extract Data tool without compressing?

I am looking for a way to either use the Extract Data tool within ArcMap without it compressing the files into a .zip at the end, or a way for the Clip tool to have a way to select multiple feature ...
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Is there a way to force “Feature Compare” tool to iterate through multiple files in a specific order?

I am working with multiple layers and I have been asked to find the percentage of change between them: GEOM, ATTR and ALL. I know that there is the Feature Compare tool and the Table Compare tool (I ...
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Using Alter Field tool of ArcGIS Desktop on shapefile?

According the ArcGIS 10.2.2 help this should work: inZoneData = sys.argv[1] # This is a shapefile fieldList = arcpy.ListFields(inZoneData) for field in fieldList: if field.name.upper() ==...
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Moving multiple points in batch using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have multiple parcel polygons and they all have one side touching the lake polygon. Each parcel polygon has a point inside which is now at the centroid of the parcel. I need to find a way to move ...
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Split a line at a specific elevation

I have a polyline shapefile with the following attributes: start elevation, end elevation, slope and length. I need to split the lines at a specific elevation, using ArcGIS. Essentially, if my line ...
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Automating map export from list of inputs using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anybody know of a good premade ArcGIS tool to iterate over a list of inputs (rasters, shapefiles, etc) and export to pdf/png? Preferably a Toolbox tool that uses the current mxd as a template and ...
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Using ArcGIS Getis Ord Gi* and IDW tools with “hotspots” where unmeasured areas are “coldspots”?

I have two datasets that I would like to analyze together. The first dataset has bird nest locations in neighborhoods (nest). The second dataset has bird feeder locations in neighborhoods (food). At ...
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Projection of districts looks scattered?

I am fairly new to ArcGIS Desktop and I have found that my project looks fairly scattered. When I look at the data, all the locations are there but the projection is not right. For instance this ...
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Mapping density: Creating set range for multiple attribute tables

I have multiple attribute tables (for each state of a country) with data for population and area, and want to map population density. The standard way to map density (example below) automatically ...
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Match Points with Nearest Routes?

I am using new route analysis in ArcMap. I am trying to find shorthest route between multiple points. Some of the Points are not on the route, see green example in the picture below. I am trying ...
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Geoprocessing Tools not producing an output in ArcGIS Desktop?

I've been running a few different geoprocessing tools in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5, which seem to operate as required, the various processing windows appear to give the impression that works is going on but ...
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ArcGIS 10.4 Portal

Where can I download ArcGIS 10.4.1 Portal? I need Portal for publish my example task. Only has in Esri, but I haven't permit to enter there.
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Fill sinks until a known value

I have a DEM and I want to fill every sink with a Value of 2 meter. If a sink is less than 2 meter, it is filled full and if it is bigger, it is filled until it reach 2 meter. The problem is that ...
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Preventing interpolation outside of data extent with LAS Dataset To Raster ArcMap?

When I use the LAS Dataset To Raster tool in ArcMap I get an unwanted interpolation outside of the actual study area, like this: According to Esri this can be prevented by changing the definition of ...
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Finding tables related to layer using ArcPy?

We have an ArcGIS map service that includes about 50 layers, and many of them have related tables. I need to build a schematic of this service that includes layer name, source feature class (or table),...
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Merge gives an empty output

Within ModelBuilder I've got an orginal file, out of this file a few locations are extracted by mask and the data has been changed afterward. Now I am trying to put this data back by first erasing the ...
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How do I set up my contours so that they correctly become Z values in Microstation?

I have a set of contours in a shapefile that I have already converted to 3D, and which already have an "Elevation" field with the correct data populated. However, when I use the "Export to CAD" tool ...
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Symbolizing Zero In a Range

I have a series of values that range from -100 to 100. I am using the Quantities symbology, and I want to have the 0 mark be the midpoint without using categories. I tried typing it into Symbology and ...
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Modelling of rent prices - which interpolation method to use?

I have national dataset of ~1,4 million households. There I have information about rent, size (number of rooms and m2) and some additional characteristics of each household. I'd like to use this data ...
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Is it possible to align Text or other drawn graphics to a feature class?

I regularly have to input measurements such as 15' or drawn lines (not feature class lines, just a graphic) to building footprints that are polygon FC's. Are there any tools to line up/align graphics ...
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Difference between Geodetic Distance and Great Circle Distance?

According to Wikipedia: The great-circle distance or orthodromic distance is the shortest distance between two points on the surface of a sphere, measured along the surface of the sphere (as ...
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Difference between planar and Euclidean distance?

I wanted a straight-line distance. When I was calculating near distance on Arc GIS, I was only given the option between planar and geodesic distance. But people in my field keep referring to my ...
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Using Iterate Feature Selection in ModelBuilder causes entire model to iterate?

I'm creating a fishnet on ModelBuilder, the extent of which is based on an Input raster. The output of "Create Fishnet" is gone through an Intersect tool, and then is fed into an Iterate Feature ...
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Geographically and Temporally Weighted Regression on ArcMap

I am trying to run some analysis on Arc Map (Arc-gis 10.5) using the Added-in tool Geographically and Temporally Weighted Regression. However when I input features (my file) on the input features box, ...
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What projection should I use to find true distance between two points?

I am a beginner of ArcGIS and I encounter a problem of true distance. I used "create fishnet" to have a grid map within 0-40N, 20E-90E. Suppose each two points are connected with a railway/road (...
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How to create a feature class in memory?

I am trying to create a feature class in memory but I am not sure how to use the syntax. My code looks like this: FC = arcpy.CreateFeatureclass_management("", "in_memory/FC", "POLYGON", "", "...
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Displaying pointcloud symbolized with RGB values in ArcMap?

I know that I can display a LAS dataset in ArcScene with RGB Symbology, but is there a way of doing this in the 3D View window in ArcMap? The LAS Dataset toolbar only has symbology for elevation, ...
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Using Calculate Field for If statement over many fields?

I'm struggling with the python syntax in the Calculate Field so that, in the table above: if b, c, d, or e are NOT NULL populate the Summary field with "Verified" else populate Summary field with "In ...
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Extracting OpenStreetMap Bus Routes using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am wanting to extract bus routes from OpenStreetMap to use as shapefiles in ArcGIS. Is there a simple way to go about this? As i am trying to extract them directly from OSM however i keep ...
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Finding number of lines passing through common segment of lines from overlapping multiple line shapefiles?

I have 16 different origin-destination route’s shapefile. 16 line shapefiles are different. I want to overlay these lines and find the common segments of these overlays routes. Suppose, one line is A-...
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ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 can´t display colorized las with RGB attribute

using ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.6 I have created a colorised las file. In ArcScene 10.6 I can visualize the las file using the "LAS attribute grouped with unique symbol" renderer option and then use ...
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Find all Shorthest Paths between 262 Points

Is there anyway to find all shortest paths between 262 points in ArcMap ? I have tried to use new route analysis in ArcMap, but it did not work. I could not understand what is the problem. I am ...
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Increase the dimensions of each cell in a raster without any kind of resampling?

I have a DEM interpolated from a TLS point cloud at 1 mm cell resolution. This resolution is too fine for use in a 2D surface inundation model with the required timestep, without the model taking far ...
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Georeferencing in ArcMap very slow?

I have started having a problem with georeferencing. When I try to add control points, the cursor just starts "thinking" forever, and it's nigh unusable. I've read forum posts that say this is an ...
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Reclassifying 16,000+ rasters and doing weighted sums on these rasters per year using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I've been trying to build a model in ModelBuilder (ArcGIS 10.1) which can do the following task: I have a folder full of ca. 16,000 raster files (.asc) representing mean temperatures for each day of ...
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Toolbar for Arcscan raster painting does not appear in edit session?

I am in an editing session and am trying to vectorize a raster using ArcScan. The raster is a tiff file (an 8-bit, single band raster with an unsigned integer pixel type). When I select "start clean-...
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Hurricane Wind Swath from track file

I'm working on creating a wind swath plot for Hurricane Irma. The input data looks like this: I used the buffer function in ArcMap and used the radius from input file which is in the nautical ...
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Get stats from a shape inside another shape

I have a big shapefile with many features. Then I have a another shape of less size, wich is in the same space that the first shape. I need to get stats (area, %) from the first shape that only match ...
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n-dimension data in line geometry feature class

How to store in ArcGIS n-dimension data e.g. about river width in line type geometry class? How many dimensions are allowed?
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Locate LAS Points By Proximity gives ERROR 999999?

I am trying to locate LAS points which is within a specific distance (25cm or 50cm) from the 3D points in a feature class. This is exactly what the Locate LAS Points By Proximity tool should do. My ...
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Rotating parcel in Parcel Fabric?

I am working in ArcMap wanting to rotate a parcel in parcel fabric. NOT working in parcel fabric you can click "S" for another rotating point to come up. However this does not work in parcel fabric....
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Error with traverse in parcel fabric

I just finished with a large traverse and got this error "Transfer data (XML Stream) has missing data)"? So I am reading the legal description off a deed and drawing the legal description into the ...
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One or more objects failed to paste. Underlying DBMS ORA-00932 : inconsistent datatype

I am migrating all data from a geodatabse oracle to a new oracle schema. I'm trying to copy / paste between the two db connections, but it stops in the middle of the operation by displaying the ...
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Represent Ternary Legend for IMG in ArcGIS Desktop?

I've got a composite image built up from Red Green and Blue composite colours. Each channel represents the differing concentration of a different variable in each location - with 0 being the lowest ...
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Obtaining flow accumulation from negative elevations using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have bathymetric data extracted from INFOMAR ArcGIS grids. Based on the data I am wondering if the fill, flow direction and flow accumulation tools work with negative elevations or if I have to use ...
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Problems with fill, flow direction and flow accumulation

I have several ArcGIS grids of bathymetric data extracted from INFOMAR in 5m resolution, I have merged them into one layer but when I go to conduct the hydrological analysis it says it is conducting ...