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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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Is there a limit to the number of raster layers in Raster Calculator?

I have 16-day Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) images for an area across roughly 10 years. 244 images in all. I would like to average these over the time period to get an average EVI value. Is there ...
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Feature Split by Attribute in different folders

I want to split a vector by an attribute but instead of getting all of them in a single folder, I need them by separate folders (say the same attribute I´m splitting, or another). I tried splitting ...
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Combining 3000 rasters while keeping their records using ArcMap

I have 3000 rasters (counties in the US) with two values in each one (number of pixels for two groups). I would like to join them all to create a mosaic so that I can easily just export one table for ...
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Choose name of outputs in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

How can I automatically rename all new datasets/layers (ModelBuilder outputs) in ModelBuilder using ArcGIS Desktop based on one predefined new name or, alternatively, based on the name of the first ...
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Iterate bug in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

When I add inn an iterator into my model, the first tool (which in this case is "make XY event layer") keeps running in a loop. This occurs even if the iterator is not even connected to anything. Once ...
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Why does the raster calculator only give out 1 and 0 values

I have a problem with the raster calculator of ArcMap 10.5.1 because it only gives out a raster with 0 an 1 values. I'd like to calculate the Leaf Area Index out of a NDVI-Raster by using this ...
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The difference between Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS and Power BI?

We are looking for a possibilty to show some live statistics and calculation over geodata (the developement on some retail markets ) and want to see what is suitable. I have tried Power BI and have ...
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Errors when running Arc Hydro stream definition tool [duplicate]

I am working on a project to delineate a study area but stream definition tool is failing to work. I am using an STRM DEM of 30m X 30m which I resampled to 1m x 1m because I thought resampling would ...
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Converting full road names to abbreviation using ArcGIS field calculator?

I have a data table with a column 'names' that have street names with street type (Road, Lane, Street etc.). I need to get the names in a format like in column 'new_names'using field calculator in ...
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How can a missing .shx file be created?

I am using ArcGIS to view one shapefile. Only a select number of features are being displayed. The same number are showing in the attribute table even though the database file (.dbf) has a complete ...
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How to label features based on categories in the attribute column of ArcMap?

I have the below shown attribute table: I would like to label the features with the name for the points under the category 'AMN' only as shown in the last column of the above figure. Can anyone ...
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Using Shortest Path Network in ArcMap?

Black points represent CSD coordinates for Canada and yellow points represents border coordinates (US/Canada). I combined these with North America major roads network. I am trying to find which black ...
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Using gridded rainfall data in HEC-HMS hydrologic model?

I am working on a hydrologic model but I only have access to gridded rainfall data, how can I use it to develop a meteorogical model? I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.3 and HEC-HMS 10.4.1 and TRMM data. ...
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Why we set latitude as y and longitude as x in ArcGIS Desktop?

Why in ArcGIS Desktop do we write/set latitude as Y and longitude as X co-ordinate?
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White grid appears when reprojecting DEM in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.5. I have a DEM .tif archive, in WGS 84. The specifics are: Then, I try to reproject it to WGS 84 UTM 19S. Project and transformations -> Raster-> Project Raster I use ...
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Can I set a specific visualization when I create an object? (ArcMap 10.3)

I am looking for a way to set a specific visualisation (standard symbol for all the points) for a data set of points according to the values of one column of their attributes so when a new user wants ...
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ArcMap fails to convert all records from CSV file using Table to Table geoprocessing tool

I am using the table to table geoprocessing tool to convert a CSV file with nearly 5 million records into an GDB table in a file geodatabase. The tool succeeds each time, but only 603 records are ...
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Why do we need to make correction manually in flow direction files

I have created flow direction and flow accumulation files for my DEM. Using the feature to point function, Ive got all the points in point form and then I converted them to arrows. But most of the ...
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Stream order and stream number

I am Getting higher stream number for lower order streams in my analysis on ArcGIS, order 6 has more streams than order 5. is this common in morphometric analysis?
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Understanding Neighborhood Majority Statistic in ArcGIS Desktop?

Here both 12 and 13 are equal so would the neighborhood majority be null for this 3 by 3 neighborhood?
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Is the natural neighbor an exact interpolator in ArcGIS

Is the natural neighbor ( or even nearest neighbor) considered an exact interpolator? I believe splining or kriging could be considered exact... but what about the natural or nearest neighbor?
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Snapping two line shapefiles according to attribute field value using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a two line shapefiles (Trace.shp and Snap.shp). There is a GIS_ID field in both files. Now I want to snap "Snap.shp" to "Trace.shp" according to GIS_ID value. I have tried to use Snap tool for ...
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Using Split By Attributes in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I wish to use "split by attribute" tool in ArcGIS ModelBuilder to split a shapefile (points with metadata) into different groups based on a parameter. The tool works and creates for example 4 .dpf ...
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Adding *.gdb to ArcGIS user interface?

cnn.Open "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;" & _ "Data Source=C:\Workspace\Data.gdb" rst.Open "SELECT DISTINCT [Adi],[KimlikNo]FROM MahalleSiniri ORDER BY [Adi];", _ cnn, ...
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Generating TIN from features in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am changing surface in some parts of area I use for project. To do that I draw polygons and add elevation to vertices using "Interpolate shape". Then I create TIN for edited parts of terrain. Next, ...
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Creating Drop Down List of Layers for ModelBuilder Tool?

In ModelBuilder I require the user select 1 of 5 feature class layers as the initial feature class to run the rest of the model on. The selected layer is to be then fed into a clipping tool as the ...
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Storing feature linked annotations in different feature dataset to features?

In an sde geodatabase, we currently store feature-linked annotations in a different feature dataset than the features that the annotations are linked to. This is because we use a different projection ...
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Calculating shortest distance between two points on water, avoiding land?

Can someone explain to me (in beginner's terms) how to calculate the distance between two points that are on water, avoiding land? For example, these points are inshore in a bay, so I don't want the ...
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Annotation group for data frame grid in ArcGIS

I am working in a project which I should label two types of grids (one is projected and the other is geographic) in the same data frame (layout view). Often there is an overlap of these coordinate ...
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Adding xy data to ArcGIS Desktop and converting it to grid that is clippable?

I have an Excel file with x, y coordinates (lat, lon) and also a value column for my index of interest. I added the data using file->Add data->Add xy data Then I want to produce a 'grid' of this ...
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Data goes missing in Esri file geodatabase

We currently operate a system whereby survey data is collected in the field, exported in shapefile format, edited and then appended into a file geodatabase using the Load function in ArcCatalog. This ...
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Imagery looks distorted in ArcMap?

I have an image in NAD_1983_10TM_AEP_Resource in ECW format that I want to display in WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere. When I add my image into ArcMap and apply the correct geographic ...
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Calculating area, Region Group

I am trying to locate a sheep farm on my map, which is a final exclusion layer calculated from 5 different binary exclusion layers. Most of the map is red - i.e. I cannot place a sheep farm here. ...
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Adding attribute field to raster layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am from Vietnam and I am still a student. I have to study more about ArcGIS. How do I add an attribute field in this case? My project is using Landsat 8 picture to establish a drought map. ...
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How to exclude some classes from legend?

I have a raster file with 8 classifications (all numerical), however the last classification I have coloured with 'no colour' so it does not show up on the map, however I also wish to exclude this ...
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Selecting points in polygon in a range of time (ArcGIS)

I have: - point GPS for people (time in seconds) - buffer GPS for a car (time in seconds) What I want to do is for each buffer GPS coordinate, I want to find the number of GPS people points inside ...
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Choosing number of points in Create Fishnet using ModelBuilder? [duplicate]

Is there a way of getting the analysis "create fishnet" to generate a grid of x number of points in ModelBuilder? For example, I wish to generate a grid consisting of for example 80 points within a ...
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Clip a hole in a basemap - reverse clip

I have got a basemap of Iceland, showing the country itself and the ocean around the country. However, I ONLY want to use the ocean-part of the basemap. I am trying to remove the country from the ...
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Working with Orthoimagery in Illustrator

I've exported a map from GIS to Illustrator (in AI format) and am have some trouble working with the graphic elements. My map has an ortho background, and a cluster of contiguous census tracts. What ...
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Grid convergence in ArcGIS Desktop gives conflicting values?

I calculated the grid convergence of a feature in ArcGIS (using geographic rotation and none coordinate system). The returned value is negative, which is conflicting to my understanding. The easting ...
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How can I reduce the size of shapefile (.prj, .shx, .shp) up to 8 MB? [closed]

It is sub basin photo which I want to upload to CHRS so that I can to download satellite precipitation data (https://i.stack.imgur.com/EQt3v.jpg)
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Overlaying raster image with different geographic extent using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have two raster image i.e A & B of different geographical extent. A image have the large geographical extent with raster value of 1 whereas B image is cover the smaller geographical extent ...
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Getting features for one polygon into another, Geometries do not line up using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have: - Census Blocks - Taxi Zones The taxi zone shares a rough boundary with census blocks, but there are times where there is overlap due to a rough outline(In image, red line is Taxi Zone, ...
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Performing raster to polygon conversion in ArcMap?

I have done raster to polygon conversion in ArcMap 10.3. The polygon shape is not the same as the raster pixels. How can I polygonize the raster so that the polygons follow the raster's cell ...
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Appending annotations changes the scale of the new annotation?

I am trying to append an annotation feature 1 (green)to another annotation feature 2(red). While these features are separate, I have the scale set to 1:4000, and the font size is correct. However, ...
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Applying symbology from layer using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am trying to automatically apply symbology to my polygons based on a .lyr file by using "apply symbology from layer" on a .shp file. It seems to work if the generated .shp file from the module is ...
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How do I set the connectivity between cells in a raster [closed]

I am trying to follow the methodology of Poulter 2008 for raster modelling of coastal flooding due to sea level rise paper found here He shows quite dramatic differences in flooding area due to the ...
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Publishing from ArcMap to GeoServer?

I have read few papers to get through the process in GeoServer and still lost at it. My current situation is, I have a hotspot analysis that is done in ArcMap. How can I publish it to GeoServer?
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When exporting MXD to PDF, map layout moves to left?

When I export an MXD to PDF, the layout has moved to the left. Exporting to JPEG doesn't cause this problem. If, for example, the map in layout view is of quad 2 and quad 3, the pdf will be of quad 1 ...
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Data Driven multiple photos from point layer

In Arcmap 10.5, I am trying to use data driven pages to display multiple pictures in a photo point layer based on an overlaying polygon index. I would like to use the yellow polygon layer as the ...