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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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Importing custom coordinate system into ArcGIS Desktop?

I have custom coordinate system (Korea). If I want to import it, what should I do? I'd like to know another way instead of (Define projection -> import -> one by one files). I'd like to know how to ...
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Running Maximum Likelihood Classification?

I'm trying to run a supervised classification on a landsat 8 (L8 OLI/TIRS COLLECTIONS LAND SURFACE REFLECTANCE ON-DEMAND) imagery. I created a signature file, then ran the Maximum Likelihood ...
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Points in Same Location and Route Network

When two routes merge with other route, I had more than one objectid for exactly same points like in graph below. I used 'deletedentical_management' tool and then I had one objectid for the points in ...
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Automating point feature class placement inside polygons using specific parameters?

I am trying to generate a point feature class of possible plot centers for a research project. The plot centers will be inside of defined forest stand polygons which are aggregated in various ways ...
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Assigning Name to Each Points

My python code : import arcpy arcpy.FeatureToLine_management("Closestroute", "Featureline", "0.0001 Meters", "ATTRIBUTES") #Generate points along lines for every 1 km arcpy....
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ArcGIS Layer to KML scale

I am trying to create a KML from a layer composed of a large number of polygons. Because of the large size, it is quite slow to load the KML in Google Earth. Is there any way to create the KML so ...
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Re-projecting map from GCS-WGS1984 to multiple UTM zone?

My study area i.e North Eastern Arabian Sea belongs UTM Q42 and Q43. How can I re-project the maps from GCS-WGS1984 to UTM in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1?
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Definition of custom coordinate system with Equator rotation?

I need to define cylindrical coordinate system in ArcGIS Desktop with numeric equator rotation. Pictures below show how Equator is rotated. Coordinates of points 1 and 2 are known. Is there a way ...
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Conditional join or query of two layers

I have two layers that I'm trying to conditionally join. One layer JUNCTIONS has junction IDs (NAME) and flooding volumes (Flood_cf) for each junction. I'm interested in identifying and symbolizing ...
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Building ArcGIS Model for identifying location? [closed]

I have a point shapefile of some plant species in an area of about 25000 sq.km. I have some other layers: unit boundary (private/public) roads research plots raster (land use) If I overlay all ...
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Concatenate fields (double and string) to create address using arcpy

fields: STNUM = double STRDIR = string STRNAME = string STRTYPE = string Tuple and s.format I have tried: arcpy.CalculateField_management (newparcelsUTM, "SiteAddress","{0} {1} {2} {3} ".format('!...
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Empty ShapeLength when running Insert Cursor for Polyline

I'm looking to create a new feature class using only selected data from a source feature class. I can get this to work but the ShapeLength field is 0 when I run this script and therefore the feature ...
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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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Does the geodatabase administrator login rebuild indexes for datasets not owned by the login?

According to the ESRI documentation, the Rebuild Indexes tool is used in databases and enterprise, workgroup, and desktop geodatabases to rebuild existing attribute or spatial indexes. In ...
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One or more ActiveX controls could not be displayed? [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.3. i want to convert arcgis to card but am experiences this problem One or more ActiveX controls could not be displayed because either: 1) Your current security setting ...
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Getting points inside selected feature in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have incorporated district map of India and excel table contents(which consist latitude, longitude and fire data)using add data feature in ArcGIS Desktop. I have attached the picture below to show ...
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Restoring a shapefile on ArcMap

I just edited a shapefile in ArcMap and I was unaware that this would edit the shapefile in ALL ArcMap documents in which I had used it. I want to restore this shapefile but cannot figure out how. ...
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Finding area of three overlaying rasters in ArcMap?

I have to find the area of three overlaying rasters which are DEM,LULC and Total Evapotranspiration at the same time so that I can find the landuse landcover area and evapotranspiration of land at a ...
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How to combine two different raster attribute tables into one table?

How to combine two different raster attribute tables into one table? There is no common value.
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Displayng attribute text in layout Text element gives error: Error in setting text

I am new in Python scripting. I have a geodatabase with layer Test and this layer has field Name and Text element on layout named TEname. I am trying to show selected feature attribute Name value in ...
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Using ArcGIS Desktop to find data folder?

I am taking a GIS certification course on Courseera. I downloaded the ArcGIS for desktop 10.3.1. I am trying to work with ArcMap. I created a GIS folder on my desktop and followed the steps -given to ...
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Calculating incremental closest distance in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I have two sets of points: set "Destinations" has 417 entries(SmallList); set "Origins" has 15336 entries(BigList). My goal is to do a calculation regarding driving distance, that will result in a ...
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Modification of Line Density using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.1. I need to calculate Line Density for polyline vector but the "Search radius" option must be replaced by something like the Neighborhood option in Focal Statistics. I ...
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String slicing in ArcMap dynamic text element

Is it possible to slice a string in ArcMap's HTML-like dynamic text elements? I've got a string field "Code" with contents like 'A.3.5', I need to extract the number in the middle ('3' in this case). ...
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Combining points close to one another

I need an approach to combine points close one to another into a common point. I can take an average of points' {lat, long} to create one point. How I can do this with ArcMap or Python? I have an ...
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Exporting feature's geometry coordinates to readable file

I'm new to ArcGIS and I'm am trying to export the coordinates on the bottom to a human-readable file, see example below. How can I accomplish this?
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How to create quadralinear polygons around a set of points

I have a point shapefile of locations of trees in an orchard that are almost, but not quite, on a grid. The orchard is divided into plots made up of groups of trees that either in a rectangle of rows ...
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For periodic updates can a geodatabase table be replaced?

I am pulling in CSV tables, that are updated frequently, into a file geodatabase. Is there a way to overwrite the old table with the new one?
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Using Row Iterator and IDW in ModelBuilder?

I am using ModelBuilder to perform inverse distance weighting. I would like to interpolate values using a point file with values for several unique dates - resulting in a raster dataset for each ...
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Fill the color of polygons with some attribute value using ArcGIS

I have a large set of polygon features where I need to add some attribute value in "Name" field. Because it is a large set of polygons I want to have all polygons where I have add the value to be ...
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Merging multiple rasters applying priority rules using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have three raster layers covering the same geographic area. I would like to merge them into a single raster layer. The layers have different levels of importance, so I would like the merge to move ...
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Joining separate parcels based on group ID into one large group

What tool would I use to group many parcels into its own respective group. For example, if parcels A, B , C have group ID of 1 then I would like to have parcels A, B, and C combined into one larger ...
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Processing OS Highways data into a network dataset [closed]

I am looking for advice in how to process highways data into a network dataset in ArcGIS for use in the Network Analyst extension My company has a partners contract so i have access to the data, but ...
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Using Apply symbology from layer in ArcGIS ModelBuilder? [closed]

When symbology is imported into another layer manually, it prompts you to choose which column in the layer that you want to use to determine the symbology, however this does not seem to be a function ...
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Naming features along line in ascending order

I want to name the features in a featureclass in ascending order alphabetically. I have a line with a direction and I want the one closest to the start to be A, the next closest B etc. When I get to a ...
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Add spatial index to versioned feature class

I try to add spatial index to versioned feature class (Oracle SDE) using toolbox "Add Spatial Index" in ArcGIS 10.6 . When I try it as Data owner I have error message -"Tool must be run as owner of ...
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Geographic scale of model and covariate significance using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst and R?

A few months back I created a spatial logistic regression model of terrestrial skunk rabies in Arizona/Colorado/New Mexico/Utah. A link to the project can be found here (https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/...
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Controlling sub-model processing order within master ModelBuilder model?

Background: Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1, I've automated a task that requires three separate models to run in a particular sequence: model_1, then model_2, then model_3 (models 2 and 3 each start with ...
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In ARCGIS 10.5 mxd I need to put definition query for one layer as Current Year in Year fields , What i need to set the query

I have a feature class and related info in another table, the table having fields as Year, Year having values like - 2016,2017,2018,2019... Presently I Put the definition query for table Year = 2018 ...
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Add Geotagged PNG to ArcGIS Map

I have geotagged png chart images I'd like to display on my map. I'm using ArcGis 10.2.1 for Desktop on Win7. I investigated Data Management Tools > Photos > GeoTagged Photos to Points tool in the ...
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Extracting attributes from one layer into another layer's different features using ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

I am trying to work out how to do something in ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 and just can't find a way. I have a land use map of an area as seen in the first picture. I have this layer in both polygon and ...
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Split By Attributes tool not recognizing Feature Dataset as Target Workspace?

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1, I have a FGDB that contains a feature dataset. I would like the output from the "Split By Attributes" tool to go inside this feature dataset. However, the tool does not ...
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Performing Split By Attributes on OBJECTID?

Using ArcGIS Desktop, 10.5.1, I need to "explode" a singlepart polygon FGDB Feature Class into separate FCs. For example, if the input FC contains 3 polygons, the output will be 3 separate FCs, each ...
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Deleting users and roles on ArcSDE for PostgreSQL geodatabase?

I can easily create users and assign them to roles using the context menus in ArcCatalog or the geoprocessing tools, but how do I delete users and roles? Do I have to go into pgAdmin?
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Multiple Legends the same for ArcMap?

I'm trying to create a single legend for multiple maps. Each map is for a different year, and has the same set of polygons. The polygons on each map display a different range of values. For example ...
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Photorealistic texturing in Building footprints using Ortho rectified satellite image

Is there any way of photorealistic texturing of 2D Building footprints with height field/3D building/Multipatch using ortho-rectified high resolution satellite image (Building Footprints Created from ...
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Project tool swallows data [closed]

I want to project my data into another coordinate system. I tried using the Project tool but when I opened the attribute table after ArcGIS said it had finished it was empty. I also tried using ...
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Understanding drawing order after Apply symbology from layer in ModelBuilder using ArcGIS Desktop?

I just noticed that my layer file which has specific symbology and drawing order for points. Hence, for the symbology to work using the model "draw this layer using the symbology levels specified ...
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Define Projection Error [duplicate]

When I try to use the define projection tool to change the projection of a layer it will not work for some reason. I am not sure what to do about this. I am trying to change it do GCS_WGS_84 Edit: ...
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Computing volume of pits with a variable surface edge in a DEM? Multiple TINS per surface? [closed]

I have a DEM of the seafloor. The grid is highly variable, with scour pits throughout the lower right quadrant. I want to compute volume for these pits. It seems all the standard tools such as Cut/...