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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Using the ArcGIS 'select by location' tool in ModelBuilder?

I have a model that outputs a shapefile which shows the extent of flooding. I also have a layer of buildings. I want to see which buildings are affected by different flood scenarios. When I use ...
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Measuring performance difference between Merge and Append in ArcGIS Desktop?

Often I find myself in a situation where I don't care whether or not my tool produces a new feature class, but I do care how long it takes to combine all of my large datasets. Does it take longer to ...
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arcpy script to set TIFF color

I have a Python script that read csv files containing location and attributes for several objects and put all of them in a geodatabase. I modified this script adding also a TIFF imagine with the ...
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In ArcGIS, using 'Select by Location' and pushing selected features to a new table or feature?

I have a layer with about 100 buildings and another layer that shows the extent of a flood. When I use the 'select by location,' it selects the ~50 buildings that would be underwater if a flood ...
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Calculate % Change from single table

I have a single table of data (crimes committed) and a region that I want to compare. I use the Percent Change function of the Crime Analysis Ribbon, I have to feed it two tables and a polygon. ...
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Script tools will not run and error is blank?

When I try and run any script tools from ArcToolbox, the red X icon shows up next to the input features line, but there is no error when I hover over the X. If I proceed with the tool and click OK, I ...
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Seeking workflow for raster analysis using parsing criteria in ArcGIS ModelBuilder? [on hold]

I'm looking for guidance on an ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 workflow for creating a raster from points with specific criteria. I'm not versed in Python and am just learning about ModelBuilder. Starting with ...
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Selecting multiple date ranges using Select By Attribute?

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1. I'm interested in selecting multiple date ranges using Select By Attribute. I've verified that each date range works. For example Date >= '2015-04-15' AND Date <= '...
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Iterating Loops in ModelBuilder of ArcMap 10.6.1?

I am trying to iterate through rows of a table, amass a list of distance values and then use those values as the Distance parameter in the Multiple Ring Buffer tool. All of this works great, except ...
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If-Then Label Expression

I'm trying to create a VB label expression on streets such that streets with an alternate name (ACS_ALIAS) will be labeled with the LABEL name and the alternate name in parentheses; streets with no ...
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How to use an MapServer exposed via ArcGIS REST API as a data source in Data Integration Extension ETL tool

I am trying to use the SpatialETL tool in ESRIs Data Integration Extension to cut out rasters from a map service exposed via a REST URL on the following format http://utility.arcgis.com/usrsvcs/...
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Total loss of information while switching between layout view and data view? Arcgis for desktop 10.5

I managed to replicate my problem doing the following: I have my MXD in layout mode, I open it and everything is fine as long as I stick to that view. When I change to data view and close the map, ...
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ArcMap ModelBuilder Iterator running only once and generating non-unique outputs

I'm trying to generate LST from landsat tiles using modelbuilder in ArcMap. I have used Iterators and Sub-Models inside the Main Model but the problem is that whenever I run the Main Model, it only ...
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How does dissolve tool in ArcGIS Desktop work in open source? [on hold]

How does the dissolve tool in ArcGIS Desktop work in open source?
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What are Valid feature class and table names in ArcGIS Desktop?

What are the rules for naming valid feature classes and tables in ArcGIS Desktop, and is there any supporting document which can explain all the dataset naming limitations?
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Arcmap (v10.2) Model Builder: Field parameter with number [duplicate]

I created a very simple model like this: So when I start my model, I put the feature I want to export, and the name I want. It works fine if I enter only letters in the field. But I want to enter ...
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Exact values not possible in graduated colors symbology in Arcmap?

I have a shapefile with a field containing floating point numbers ranging from about -200 to 20. Many records have a value of exactly 0. I would like to symbolize the layer as follows: < 0 (green) ...
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Digital Shoreline analysis system [on hold]

I have downloaded images from GEE in .tif format, now i wish to analyse the shorelines, but every time I try to cast transect it gives me an error message. Can someone tell me what could be the ...
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Retaining co-ordinate values with 6 significant figures when converting shapefile into Excel spreadsheet?

Using ArcGIS-desktop, I converted a shapefile, into an Excel table through the conversion tool Table to Excel, however my co-ordinates previously were specific to the 1x10-6 (i.e. 9.078627) but in the ...
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Definition query not updating [on hold]

I have an ArcMap 10.3 MXD in which which I am trying to update the definition query of an enterprise geodatabase layer using Python: import arcpy, os, re from arcpy import env inmxd = r'C:\Temp\...
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Creating symbol with size and color based on two variables in ArcMap?

In ArcMap 10.2, I have a layer that has two attributes: depth and magnitude. Depth should be represented by color: deeper points being lighter and shallower being darker. Magnitude represented by ...
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Merging feature class with field mappings using datum transformation?

I suspect that there is no easier way to do this, other than developing this as a two-step process with a temporary output (which seems somewhat wasteful). If I have to, I'll just create a temporary ...
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Calculating Kernel Density within defined region?

I am attempting to calculate a Kernel density raster dataset from a point dataset within a defined regional boundary. However the output dataset generated is in a large square that cuts off one of the ...
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How can I handle ArcMap events of CREATE, UPDATE or DELETE?

As a developer I can use ArcPy (Python) or ArcObjects (.NET) to develop some extensions or tools for ArcGIS platform. But I need to handle some events. When a user connected to an Enterprise ...
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Correcting Errors in Height Above Nearest Drainage (HAND) model

I have used this tread Spatial Analysis - Calculate a cells elevation (height) above the nearest stream cell to create a HAND map in ArcGIS. First I used the hydrology toolset to fill in sink in the ...
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Clipping raster Data: Converted from GeoPDF to .tff. to .lyr?

Program: ArcGIS 10.3 Need: Trying to get a free basemap for georeferencing a historic map so that I can overlay it in my project area. Attempted to use ESRI's USGS National Basemap so that I could ...
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How to remove negative values from a created HAND model

I have used ArcGIS to create a HAND (height above nearest drainage) using an SRTM DEM. However, some small portions have negative values in the model which is supposed to have zeros as the minimum ...
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ArcGIS Intersect Tool not splitting lines as expected?

I performed Intersect Analysis on one polygon shapefile and one polyline shapefile. I didn't specify any tolerances, and both SHPs were projected into the same UTM before performing the analysis. ...
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Combining Several “Blocks” in ModelBuilder?

I have a model in three blocks. Block 1 iterates through feature classes in a DB clips them based on an extent boundary and stores into a folder. Block 2 takes input folder and check through ...
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Imported data to ArcMap but nothing in attribute table?

I imported 1019 sets of data with coordinates and other parameters using ArcMap 10.5.1. I can see all the points plotted in the interface, but when I open the attribute table, there is nothing inside. ...
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How to use getmapasync() function instead of getmap() function in Android to plot a GeoJSON file?

This is the code that I have used to plot GeoJSON file in Google Maps in Android: mMap = googleMap; SupportMapFragment mapFragment = (SupportMapFragment) getSupportFragmentManager() ...
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Changing Values Greater than Standard Deviation of Mean to Zero using ArcMap?

I have a feature class with greater than 1000 features and I would like to change all values greater than 2 Standard Deviations to a Zero. Seems like I could possibly use Field Calculator for ...
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Using Concave Hull By Case in ArcMap?

I'm trying to use Bruce Harold's Concave Hull Estimator Tool and I'm getting some errors. When trying to use the tool on ArcMap, I get this: There seem to be no object that I can use the tool on, ...
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Locating date, scale, and coordinate system of shapefile in ArcMap?

I am trying to locate the date, scale, and coordinate system/projection of a shapefile in ArcMap but when I right click on the file in the table of contents and go to properties, I don't see the date ...
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Keeping minimum when converting from shapefile to raster?

I have a shapefile that I am trying to convert to raster. The shapefile has overlapping polygons. I would like to keep the minumum value of these overlapping polygons when converting to raster. ...
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Automating Creation of Network Dataset Using Polyline Input and ModelBuilder? [duplicate]

Is there a way to automate the creation of a Network Dataset in Model Builder using a line shapefile as an input? (ArcGIS 10.4) The only documentation I have been able to find on creating a network ...
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Labelling Max coverage by Area

I'm struggling to find a quick way to identify and label an area by the maximum coverage of an overlapping polygon. Has anyone done a process like this lately? I'm currently playing with the Pivot ...
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Calculating distance between two feature layers in specific direction using ArcMap?

I'm working on a project in which I'd like to calculate the distance from specific locations within a city (points) to the nearest body of water (polygons) following the path of the wind (direction). ...
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Data driven pages displaying same feature? [on hold]

I'm creating data driven pages that display specific roads. For whatever reason, the same roads are displayed on multiple pages even though the the correct route id is shown. Has anyone experienced ...
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Making linear regression across multiple raster layers using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a series of 5 rasters which represent a value for 5 consecutive years. Is there a way to create a linear regression for each cell over the 5 layers and output the slope? The result would be ...
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Datetime on attribute tables

I have written a script to add, among other stuff, a datetime column. I have used the arcpy.AddField_managementcommand, but it didn't have a 'Datetime' type, so I used the 'Date' type : arcpy....
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DSAS can`t find database table for baseline layer

I am trying to calculate change statistics using a baseline and shorelines for 5 years in DSAS VERSION 4.4. The default parameters, transect casting stages go well and there is no trouble in detecting ...
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Raster Dataset Misalignment (ArcGIS)

We have an ArcSDE Raster Dataset of aerial imagery covering a County. A little while back the dataset somehow got tweaked to where it doesn't align correctly anymore. It is in the NAD83 StatePlane ...
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Dataframe data handling or SQL Query in ArcMap

I'm trying to perform an SQL query in ArcMap with the following data set, and I have not been able to solve the problem. The idea is to keep all the information of the columns, but for example if the ...
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Estimation value of simple kriging are constant in geostatistical analyst (ArcGIS)

The objective of my study is to compare the accuracy of the model SK (simple kriging) and OK (ordinary kriging). When I use OK to apply on my data, there is a little bit variation on the prediction ...
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Calculating Densest Contiguous Square Mile (Population) using ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

I have a point shapefile for every housing structure in a particular area, and a value in the attribute table indicating the number of units in that structure. I also have a parcel layer with the ...
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Counting number of times value/string occures in field using ArcGIS field calculator?

How do I count the number of times a value/string etc. occures in a field (using field calculator)? In my example I want to count the number of times the letter "H" occures in a field; see attached ...
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Updating date attribute field using data in same ArcMap attribute table? [closed]

How can I use the ArcMap 10.4.1 field calculator to update a date field using data from another date field? I want to do this using field calculator as how to update a text/string field. Okay ...
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Changing aspect ratio of legend in ArcMap?

I'm making some good ol' maps at work (Using 10.x) and I'm having difficulty getting my legend to fit with the amount of descriptive text I have and the amount of space available to me (as well as to ...
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Avoiding tiling/mosaicing in resulting image when Pan-sharpening Gram-Schmidt?

I mastered to georeference some declassified Hexagon satellite imagery from the 60s and would like to use it to pan sharpen a current Sentinel satellite image (already done as RGB). It is very ...