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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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Getting empty output with Erase tool in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm looking to isolate the parts of two hexagon feature classes that overlap: I thought that I could use the Overlay > Erase tool to do this. The "input feature" would be the first image, and the "...
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Updating/modifying Network Dataset roads source in Enterprise Geodatabase (ArcSDE) using ArcPy?

I am trying to create a Python script that automate the update of roads source used in a network dataset stored in a Enterprise Geodatabase (SDE). In short, I want to truncate the roads feature class ...
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Avoiding thin parts of polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I've used Simplify Polygon with 'Maximum Allowable Offset' 250m, and then Aggregate Polygons with 'Aggregation Distance' also 250m (opposite order also tested). Still I have thin parts of polygons as ...
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Splitting polygon into polygons based on data point groups using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a function in ArcGIS 10.5.1 that can split a polygon (black outline) based on the location of data points (red circles)? I need it to simply make a divide in between different groups of ...
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ArcMap “Polyline to Raster” output is empty greyscale raster

I have a polyline shapefile of streams that I am attempting to convert to a raster using the "Polyline to Raster" conversion tool. However, rather than outputting a raster with distinct stream pixels, ...
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LongestFlowpath error

I get this error every time I try to get the longest flowpath. It says that the spatial reference is not set for the input(s), yet all layers in my table of contents are set in the same spatial ...
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Calibrate routes not lining up with calibration points [closed]

I am currently building a model that calibrates Z and M values from Cross Sections for a stream. Z being the 100yr flood and M being the station number. What's happening is the vertex on the stream ...
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ArcGIS 10.2.2: How to display attribute values using a representative number of symbols?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 Advanced. I want to produce a map where the value of attributes in each polygon is shown by a representative number of symbols in each polygon. I have used Quantities > Dot ...
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Export 3D model as one object

I'm trying to export around 2000 simple block buildings from ArcScene 10.3. I've converted to feature class and then 'Multipatch to Collada' but have run into a problem. Each building is saved as a ...
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Creating new field in ArcGIS Desktop which contains values from two different columns with certain conditions?

Suppose I have a attribute table as shown in the image below: I have columns A and B with common FID. I would like to add a new column C, which contains the values of column A with the condition that ...
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Finding top values in each cell using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 60 raster files and I need to find the top 5 values in each cell. Now I know that if I had to find the highest value, I could just use the maximum function in cell statistics. But I am not ...
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Exporting ArcMap file to PDF with all layers?

Below I posted pictures of my arcmap layers and PDF export. My map is measuring sea level rise so all my layers are rasters. How would I export my arcmap with my layers so I can turn it on and off ...
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Selecting polygons that are at least half covered by another layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 2 polygon datasets. One is county-owned parcels within a county. The other is a land cover dataset that I have exported to only contain the areas that are forested. I would like to select from ...
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Understanding CadNSDI versus GCDB PLSS datasets difference and accuracy?

I recently submitted some coordinates I acquired via ArcGIS to the BLM to go out into the field and pinpoint some locations. When I did the work at the computer I used ArcGIS and leveraged the BLM's ...
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Performing Intersect of polygon with raster, retaining ID of polygons? [closed]

I have a raster data set of land cover and a set of residential addresses (points). I want to find out what percentage of each land cover type is within 1km of each address (i.e. in a 1km buffer ...
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Converting to raster removes country boundary?

I used the buffer tool to create a 100 mile circular buffer around a city. I then used the polygon to raster tool to convert this shapefile into a raster file and created a binary raster using the ...
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Using Con tool with iterator in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have been using ArcGIS Modelbuilder on 16 years of MODIS LST 8 day data, ie. quite a few files. I want to use the QC pixel data at error <=1, 2, and 3K to overlay on the base LST data so I can ...
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Estimating building and vegetation volume with unclassified LiDAR datasets?

I'm trying to determine the ratio of building to vegetation change (i.e. how has the volume of built structures changed in proportion to the volume of vegetation) in a city over a period of five years....
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Buffer zone, binary exclusion

I have a shapefile of 20 cities in ArcMap 10. I need to position a sheep farm so that it is not within 2 miles of any of these cities. So, I created a buffer, with 2 miles as distance. I used the ...
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Land use map to binary exclusion layer

I have a map (raster, tif file) with 7 land use classifications and 6 colors representing each classification. The 7 classifications are Land use 1 Land use 2 Land use 3 Land use 4 Land use 5 ...
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Removing black box outside clipped raster layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a problem. I used the mosaic to raster tool to form one large raster of the study area. Using the clip tool, I clipped the boundary of the study area to this large raster map. BUT! There is ...
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Attribute Assistant conditional Generate_ID

Is it possible to generateID conditionally ONLY if an object has a specific attribute value? I have 3 different conditions to create 3 different types of ID, so I am looking for a way to combine "...
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Extruding buildings from OS MasterMap data

I've downloaded OS MasterMap with the intention of extruding buildings to their respective heights. I wrongly assumed that I would receive shapefiles of the buildings which I'd then extrude using the ...
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ArcGIS file export

Am having issues exporting a Layout Map of an area from ArcGIS to any raster format (JPEG, TIFF and PNG). The map gets partially exported with no errors reported. Exporting to PDF works fine. My ...
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Capturing data in clip from smaller extent

What I am trying to perform is a clip what captures the shoreline on a town in CT. I have the town boundary and I can use the buffer to extrude the polygon but I have wondering if there was an easier ...
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Finding difference in gaps between polygon

I am using ArcGIS Desktop. I have a feature class of polygons. At first I run topology with rule "must not have gap" error. I find 250 errors (these all are exceptions). After shifting all the ...
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Reclassify with attribute

So, I don't really know how to word what I want to ask, but I took a DEM file and did used the raster calculator to select a certain elevation range. After that I reclassified it to separate it into ...
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Find values for each raster with specific raster ID

I have a map of 10 km raster size, each raster has an id name from 1-10. I have another map of same raster with the values of each raster. I masked the ID raster map with value raster map. Now, how ...
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Raster to shapefile results in polygons with no difference in values

I am trying to convert a 32bit floating point raster in tiff format to a vector .shp file in ArcMap. In particular, I have been attempting to convert my continuous data set found in the TIFF extension ...
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Modifying text with tags in If Then Else in VBScript Label Expressions

I am having a problem with formatting text in a label expression using VBscript. Here is my label expression: Function FindLabel ([Mean], [Count]) if ([Mean] < 1) then FindLabel = [Count] &...
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Rotate 3D feature (not x-axis)

I have created a 2D feature of an ornate beam, as if cutting it out of a beam with a band saw while it is laying flat. Now, I am using ArcScene and can view the beam as it lays flat and want to set ...
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Date field of ArcOnline feature layer edited in ArcMap not showing edits

The layer in question was created to be used with ArcCollector in the field to record work done and there were no data saving issues with that. We are now adding new features and updating the fields ...
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Fishnet programmed in python does not display correctly in ArcMap but displayed correctly in QGIS

I programmed a fishnet in python to use as a reference map for georeferencing. I am facing the following issue: The fishnet is not displayed correctly in ArcMap 10.5.1. The fishnet has parameters lat-...
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Providing multiple shapefiles belonging together in single file with predefined symbology in ArcGIS Desktop?

There are multiple shapefiles which belong together and should be provided in a single file with predefined symbology (see figure). Is there an option to do so? Currently, the shapefiles are bundled ...
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NAD 1983 to NAD 1983 CSRS Transformation

I have data in NAD 1983 Zone 20 and want to transform it to NAD 1983 CSRS Zone 20. I found this source: https://community.esri.com/thread/6772 which states: NAD_1983_To_NAD_1983_CSRS_4 > 1950 ...
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Mapping out railways from paper?

I have a physical copy of a map with railways that I want to import directly into ArcGIS (the network of railways), but I have no data on coordinates of any kind (it's a really old map but the lines ...
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Setting ArcMap Data Source Refresh Interval?

In ArcGIS Online there is an option to set a refresh data interval. Is there a way to accomplish the same within ArcMap? Specifically, my data source is inside an Enterprise GDB (Oracle). I can ...
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Region group tool gives ERROR 999999?

I have an issue with the tool "region group". When I run my model, it always fails because of the region group tools. The error state this: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. The table was ...
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Exporting maps individually as PDF files from each layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working with a database which consists 15 neighborhood and each neighborhood has 11 different maps. On layout page everything is ready now but I am wondering if there is an easier/faster way to ...
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When was which ArcGIS Version published?

I need a list of all ArcGIS products and their versions including the date of publication. Most important is the ArcGIS Desktop versions, but others would be interesting, too. I bet it is all ...
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Automatically assigning attribute to line features

I have a network of railway switches and I need to assign the value of a switch line being left or right automatically. What do I have: A feature class containing a track that looks like this I need ...
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Using Append Parameter in the Add Locations Network Analyst Tool in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to get ModelBuilder to create a route for each row in a csv file. Each row has one start and stop locations (Point A and Point B). I need to add both start and stop locations to a network ...
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Convert shapefile to KML: KML polygons don't match shapefile

I've edited my shapefile quite a bit using the Cut and Merge tool (through the Editor toolbox, not the geoprocessing tool). It looks like this: For some reason, when I export the shapefile to a KML ...
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How to change the unknown coordinate system of a raster data to a known coordinate system

I have a set of raster datasets and have created a raster catalog out of them. These datasets should cover specific vector data. I have just realised that the raster as tif data have a coordinate ...
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ModelBuilder works in editor mode, not when opened?

I have made a pretty simple model. I can run it in the edit mode within ModelBuilder, and it works perfectly. As you can see, I have set some parameters, so I do not need to run it in ModelBuilder. ...
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Replacing data in raster using condition?

I have a raster dataset in ArcGIS displaying altitude. I want to replace all values < 8 with value 8. Other values have to stay the same. How can I do this? I tried raster calculator, but I don'...
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Missing Junctions in Network Dataset in ArcGIS

I have network that I use for analysises with Service Layers. Some service layer polygons are smaller than the default breaks I set up. Using the network identify tool I saw that the edges yielding ...
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Creating drop-down list from dynamic field values in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to create a drop-down list containing all the values from a particular field, that I can use as an input for the Select by Attributes tool in ModelBuilder. The answer I’ve seen to ...
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Shapefile DBF Editing in Stata for ArcMap?

I am trying to edit shapefile in ArcMap. How I can keep or clean some information from shapefile in ArcMap? In my shapefile, I have information about street type such as road, route, highway, ...
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Displaying two separate Excel files on same map? [closed]

I have started to learn ArcMap. I have two separate Excel files which are: Border coordinates, CSD coordinates. For each Excel files, I have information for longtitude and latitude. My aim is to see ...