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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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Editing polygon layer and snapping to another layer using ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap, and i've got two large polygon layers that are of the same area (Canada). One layer is made up of 2,500 polygons, the other is 14. when I clip (using one of the 14 layers) I will ...
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Find cells with 3x3 window [closed]

I have a raster and need to only identify cells that are adjacent within a 3x3 window. I tried various tools but without any success. My current cells are 1x1 and currently using ArcGIS.
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How can I keep the 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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Splitting ID number along hyphens and creating new field with only parts of ID In Field Calculator?

I have a shapefile with polygons and each polygon has an ID number that follows a pattern like this: SMP_ID 1077-1-1 8-2-2 1281-1-3 304-2-1 In have created a new field and I need to populate it ...
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ArcCatalog XML Import - Import data only

Is there a way to import data only from XML using ArcCatalog? I know there are two options either to import schema only or to import data with schema. I have a schema already with domains and ...
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ArcMap 10.6.1 - “Error repairing the data layer” & “Error opening feature class”

I opened a file I had been working on in ArcMap 10.6.1, and all of my layers have red exclamation points next to them. All of the data is on my computer in the same folder. I right-clicked, Data > ...
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Exporting map, new layers show up

I am using ArcMap 10.6.1 and I am trying to export a map as a TIFF file. When I'm in layoutview the map looks ok, but when I export it, new layers show up. Or the scale of the layers change or ...
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Using ArcMap to Split shapefile into multple shapefiles by attribute category?

I have a shapefile feature class that represents an area with signal strength per section of area. It has signal strength from multiple radio sources but I would like to make separate file for each ...
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ArcGIS Network Analyst - Using Bing Maps API or Google Maps API? [closed]

I'm looking for a resource we can use as a network dataset in the ArcGIS Network Analyst to calculate drive/walking times from locations to the nearest transportation hubs (Roads & Highways, Local ...
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How can I set multiple values to null in one raster and replace all other values with another raster?

I am working with Landsat8 cloud data (BQA.tiff). I would like to set all medium and high confidence cloud/cloud shadow values (values listed below) to null and replace all other values in this image ...
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Buffer Until Intersection using ArcGiS ModelBuilder?

I am trying to use ArcGIS ModelBuilder to create a toolbox that places a buffer of 1 mile around X location, but does not cross major highways. Effectively, I am geo-fencing in real estate comps. In ...
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Selecting only coinciding points

I have a lot of points in the same layer. Many of these are coinciding. I only want the points that coincide slected or the points that don't coincide (then I can just reverse the selection). This is ...
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ArcGIS Python Add-In Extension - how to make it immediately functional after install?

I have a Python add-in that includes an extension class. The only purpose of this extension is for some buttons in the add-in to be automatically enabled/disabled depending on if there are relevant ...
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If Statements in ArcPy Select Feature SQL Query

I'm trying to select pipes with specific codes. These codes are 8 digits long and I only need to select certain combinations. For example, pipes that have codes with the number 8 in the 7th position ...
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Transforming polygon from Arc 1960 UTM Zone 37S to WGS 1984 UTM Zone 37S?

I have a polygon which is in Arc 1960 UTM Zone 37S coordinate system and I need to transform it to to WGS 1984 UTM Zone 37S. I have not been successful in doing this using ArcMap. Is there a ...
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Clip Data Layer to only include continental United States

I'm very much a beginner to ArcMap. Is there an easy way I can clip the Continental United States from this data layer and get rid of Alaska, Hawaii, and the other islands. I saw some tutorials ...
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Decimal places after converting from point to raster ArcMap

When using "Point to Raster"-Tool in ArcMap I noticed that my point with the elevation of e.g. 128.436m will be converted to a cell with a value of 128.435997. Is it only a display problem with the ...
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Converting RFT legend template into a LYR-file for ArcGIS Desktop 10.x

I have access to an ArcGIS Server 10.5 Mosaic-service which has a colour-ramp symbology created from an RTF-template. I need to show the legend in ArcGIS but the mosaic is symbolised in the table of ...
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Visibility analysis with mask for non visible areas?

I have LiDAR data and I've made a Digital Surface Model (DSM): I've made a visibility analysis for 3 buildings with this model: My goal is to know from where the buildings are visible, not what do ...
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Extract height from DTM into attribute table of point layer [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 I have an empty point layer (100 random points) and a dtm. I was wondering how I would go about to get the height from the dtm underneath each point into the points ...
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Calculating distance between points within grid polygon

I'm very new to ArcGIS, and I would like to calculate the average distance between points within a grid for every grid. Is there any idea on how to implement this? My data look like this
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Checking if borders of layers match using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have two shapefiles which are made out of polygons within one city. Districts Parishes I need to check if their borders within the city match- if the parishes are within districts or if they ...
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Switching Between GCS & PCS in a Data Frame For Accurate Acreage/Distance Measurements

I'm working with a data frame that contains multiple layers; data frame and layers all use a GCS (WGS_1984). On one layer in particular, I want to be able to draw and measure the acreage of polygons. ...
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Moving Multiple Points Into Single Polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have several days worth of geotagged imagery to which I've attached a tree canopy mortality rating. The goal is to eventually join all of these classifications to a shapefile that contains ...
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ArcMap / ArcObjects - Type “OLEDBWorkspaceFactory” is not defined when creating a new workspace

Making an Add-In for ArcMap, refactoring old VBA code into VB.NET. Trying to create a new workspace with ArcObjects in VB.NET. I am getting the error: BC30002 Type "OLEDBWorkspaceFactory" is not ...
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Using Attribute Values of Rasters in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 4 Shapefiles which basicly have 7 important fields and are basicly looking like: ------------------------------------------------------------------ | Name | Connection 1 | Con 2 | Con 3 | ...
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Create a 5x5 km polygon grid by sub-setting a 10x10km one

I have a 10x10km grid in Lambert Conformal Conical projection (consider it as a sample frame). I want to create another grid 5x5km by splitting in 4 parts each one of the original grid cells (the ...
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Calculating delaunay triangulation with two diagonal lines using ArcGIS Desktop?

How do I obtain a line output similar to a delaunay triangulation but with two diagonal lines, from a point layer containing a regular-spaced point grid using ArcGIS Desktop? The current result is ...
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How to write Python if/then statement using information from two fields in field calculator

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1. I create a new field of type short integer in the Attribute Table. My new field is named CIPOT and I want to populate it with values from the field CI, but only if ...
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Select by attribute does not work on an indexed field

I came across an issue where I can no longer run a select by attribute on a field (In my example it is "Students_7") in a shapefile that previously worked. Even when I build the query using the wizard ...
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Layers Properties - Extent - Custom Extent [closed]

If I were to set up a custom extent on several global data layers using a smaller geographic region (i.e. North America), will Arc still "draw/process" that data even though it is hidden outside my ...
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Statistics on the area of various categories according to administrative divisions

When I need to count the land use of small areas, such as the analysis of a province's land use classification map, the use of zoning statistics (zonal statistic as table) can be directly obtained ...
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Connect sub model to cell statistics

I'm working on a bunch of raster imagery using ArcGIS 10.6. I have a several sub models consisting of iterations of raster files. Here's one of them, the other do the same but with different ...
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Adding Buffer Wizard function in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to clip a series of raster grids to include into a mosaic. Presently I have made a model that initially reclassifies a grid into one class and then converts raster to polygon to get a ...
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Using spline / IDW interpolation for bathymetric profile of lake bed in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have partial bathymetric / topographic coverage at 1m resolution of a lake bed and shore and am trying to find an appropriate method for 'filling in the gaps'. I have tried using the following in ...
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Importing XML to specific version of ArcSDE?

I am working in a distributed environment. I've got the data update for a specific version of enterprise geodatabase. Is there any way to import that XML in specific version? We have a province ...
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Retaining bands when pansharpening

I am currently pan-sharpening 8-band multispectral raster satellite images with single band panochromatic images. I use Arcmap pansharpen raster function to achieve this. The pansharpened result ...
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Displaying rainbow colors for multiple polygon layers in ArcMap?

I am working with ArcMap and I have a series (20) layers - polygon lines in a group. I would like to ask you a way to color (not manually) all the lines with a rainbow color palette. The lines are map ...
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Importing XLSS in ArcGIS Pro gives Underlying DBMS Error?

I'm trying to import a spreadsheet from census.gov. I had to delete all but 8 of the columns before it would import correctly. Anything more than that and it fails with "Underlying DBMS Error." It ...
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Projecting a PRISM raster from NAD1983 to Albers Equal Area PCS in ArcMap: Why does my raster change position and cell size?

I want to perform zonal statistics on PRISM precipitation rasters using watershed shapefiles as my input zone features. I'm operating under the precept that I should project all my data into the same ...
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How to create a single raster based on the values of three rasters (Conditional)?

I have three rasters of soil granulometric fractions (clay, sand and silt), all in %. I want to make a single raster of the soil texture classes. For that, I need to make some conditionals (i. e.: ...
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Excel co-ordinate file to polygon shapefile

So I am making a map of fishing intensity. Currently, I have an excel table with the mid-latitude and mid-longitude for each of my intensity data points. I also have the c squared value for each point ...
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Calculating line length within mulitple overlapping polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

My question is similar to Calculating edge length of polygon within overlapping polygon using ArcGIS Desktop? However, my issue differs in that I have multiple overlapping polygons (upwards of 7) ...
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NDSI Classification : Output Raster <empty>

I generated an NDSI image in GeoTiff format that have values ranging from -1 to +1 . Now, I want to classify the image using a threshold of 0.4 to classify it into Snow and Non Snow . For the same, I ...
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Getting new start and end points (X & Y) for new clipped line sections using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to get start and end points, and lengths for clipped sections of lines (roads) that fall in my polygon. Each road has two to three different sections within the polygon. I clipped the roads ...
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ArcGIS export map to PDF with layers symbology error

I am trying to make a PDF with layers. If one of my shapefiles symbology is set to categories, unique values, as in a states shapefile, it wont let me turn off each state; it groups it. Is the only ...
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Python Expression for Labeling Addresses

I am trying to create a python label expression where only the first word of the address is labeled. Additionally I only want a label to appear if it is a number not a word. I have used this script ...
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Add z value from point layer to vertexes on polyline layer

I'm trying to get my z values from my 3d point layer over to my vertex' on a 3d polyline layer, so I can have lines with slopes in 3d. I've first done a spatial location by intersect to filter out ...
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Foreign key value in destination table is nullified when origin feature is deleted from ArcGIS relationship - workaround?

I have an SDE geodatabase in which I have an origin feature class with relationship classes to several destination feature classes and tables. When a feature is deleted from the origin table, the ...
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Changing thickness of lines in GraduatedColorsSymbology using arcpy

I have been using the following code (works) to update the symbology of a layer in ArcGIS. Now, in addition to this, i need to change the thickness of the lines previously symbolized by using ...