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Specific intersections

I have a polygon layer that looks like this i.e. they overlap. When I run an intersection between the layers, I get more polylines i.e. for the circle on the top, the three lines get split because of ...
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Extruding at angle in ArcScene?

Is it possible to extrude an an angle other than vertical in ArcScene? I am trying to visually display some mine adits that cut between two layers at an angle of 30 degrees.
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Check for mxd write access with python addin

I'm looking for a way to check for write access to an mxd upon the initiation of a python addin tool. My tool should only be enabled if the user has write access to the mxd. I thought there was a way ...
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Dealing with Null Values in Destination Table After Editing with ArcGIS Relationship Class?

I have an ArcGIS geodatabase that contains one origin feature class linked to multiple standalone tables by Simple one-to-many Relationship Classes. The foreign keys in the destination tables are all ...
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What is the convergence threshold for ArcGIS Iso Cluster?

The ArcGIS tool Iso Cluster Unsupervised Classification does not seem to have any documentation on the convergence threshold used in the tool. To compare, Erdas Imagine has all of the necessary ...
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Summarize bad handling of null values?

Summarize by right clicking the field in the table of attributes is giving wrong calculations in some cases. We think is because of null values. The following table is a subset of a larger (>200k ...
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Preconditions not working on second iteration of ModelBuilder?

I'm working on a project where I have to iterate through geodatabases and handle some debug errors if they exist. For this I've created a ModelBuilder model, in ArcGIS 10.7. Essentially, what the ...
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Limit users' editing privileges by attribute and role

I have a feature class in an Oracle 12c geodatabase. The feature class has a type column. The column has a coded domain. I would like to limit user's ability to edit the features based on the type ...
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Raster statistics per latitude cross-section

I want a profile graph with biomass volume across a landscape's latitude. Im using ArcGis Pro 2.3.3. It's hard to explain so I'll provide a rough sketch of the desired result: The sketch shows a ...
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Creating a pseudo-heatmap based on time spent in an AOI

I wanted to see if there was a way to create a heatmap based on time spent in a certain AOI. What I mean by this is a layer you can toggle on/off that would go from clear to red as you spend more ...
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Calculating albedo using NAIP imagery?

I am attempting to calculate albedo using NAIP imagery 4 bands (visible-NIR). Zhao et al 2015 used quick bird imagery to calculate albedo using the following equation: Albedo = -1.694(band1(blue))+2....
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Fill not filling all sinks using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst and ModelBuilder?

I am trying to make a model where I get a shapefile of conical hills in ArcMap 10.5.1. First I invert the DEM to get depressions. Then I used the fill tool and I set z-limits for each meter from 10 to ...
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Creating individual routes from home to multiple destinations in ModelBuilder?

I've searched and searched and cannot find a solution. I'm trying to create individual routes from Homes to multiple Destinations. The unique ID is respondent in both the Homes and Destinations tables....
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Calculating distance while adjusting for obstacles in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a global grid of points in the ocean and need to calculate the distance to and identify the closest 10 polygons along the coastline for the entire world while also avoiding crossing land. For ...
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Service Area: Multiple network locations per facility

I am generating service areas using ArcMap's Ready-To-Use Services. I'm Using ArcMap 10.3. I am doing walking distance to train stations using 500m 1000m and 1500m. I manage to create the service ...
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Get counts in grid cell for multiple values

I have 500+ polygon shapefiles with nationwide coverage. Each shapefile has possible record values of 0-4. I want to get the value that intersects each grid centroid and then get a total count for ...
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Creating ArcGIS Raster Catalog with date/time fields from directory of NITF images?

I have a directory of NITF files, each with the idatim (timestamp) field set. In the ArcMap properties, it shows up as "acquisition date" in the Key-Metadata table. I would like to be able to create ...
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LasDatasetToRaster does nothing to the Raster Layer

I have been trying to figure out how to clip and rasterize a LiDAR map file programmatically (Not through arcpy) I use C# but read many languages. So far I have been able to access and assign the LASD ...
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Exporting map containing raster layer with vector field symbology ends up with partially rendered symbology from ArcMap?

After exporting a map in ArcMap (ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop) which contains several raster and vector layers including one raster layer resembling flow direction of ice, the output file (tried JPG, PNG ...
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Preventing flow accumulation in one watershed from traveling up tributaries into adjacent watersheds?

I am using TauDEM in ArcMap 10.3.1 to try and calculate flow accumulation and generate stream networks for HUC10 watersheds. I am using 3m DEMs acquired from the National Map. The HUC10 I am working ...
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Importing representations from Layer File?

I'm trying to incorporate representations as part of my data model. I have set up representation rule for my feature class, which is part of a feature dataset. The way I have the data categorized is ...
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Run kriging in ModelBuilder with various shapefiles

I need to run kriging in a model, using 5 different point shapefiles. I put as input %Name% to run the different shapefiles, but in Z value field I have an error, because it's different in each ...
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ArcGIS Split Raster tool results in black rasters

I have a rather large raster that I am trying to split into small tiles in PNG format to upload to Autodesk Infrastructure. I came across the Split Raster tool and thought it would do exactly what I ...
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Generate new geometric network from intersection between curent network and polygons in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have generated a stream network using the "Strea Reach and Watershed" tool from the TauDEM toolbox. Within the stream reach dataset there are fields that give an ID to the stream segment and ...
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Create Map Tile Package (tpk) progress? arcpy.CreateMapTilePackage_management

I'm using arcpy.CreateMapTilePackage_management to happily create a .tpk - all good. Trouble is this can take a matter of hours, or days for a large complex mxd, once arcpy....
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How to edit a service definition file (SD) so as to change the Data source (User in oracle)

I am using Oracle 11g ArcGIS 10.2 Considering I have an enterprise geodatabase and I am connected as user1/mypass@myIP/xe I create a map from my table "mylocations" I choose share as service-->...
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Get Unique Field Values Within Python Script Tool

Using ArcGIS 10.2.2 and Python. I have a script that currently counts the number of points (representing crimes) in each zip code area, and writes that value to a new column in the FC that contains ...
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Understanding Error network dataset has no edge elements It may be unbuilt?

I'm trying to alter an Integrated Transport Network (ITN) to remove all of the roads that are within a flood zone (a separate shapefile). The ITN Network Dataset I'm working with was created by ...
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Is there simple way to calculate radius of curvature along polyline?

I am digitizing a sinuous linear alignment (in this case a water pipe) and would like to get the radius of curvature of the various bends along the alignment. The main reason is that the minimum ...
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In ArcMap, when using Add Surface Information, why are all avg_slope values positive?

I've got a polyline shapefile and a LIDAR elevation dataset. I've successfully used Add Surface Information (from 3D Analyst) to calculate the average slope (avg_slope) of each line segment. The ...
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Symbolizing File Geodatabase feature class with Layer File created from AutoCAD drawing?

I received an autocad drawing file which I converted into feature classes with the CAD to Geodatabase tool. I would like to symbolize the exported data in ArcMap the same way it was symbolized in ...
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Measuring distance between discharge point, along river, until next intersection with another river?

i hope someone can answer me my simple question. I have two sets of data a river network --> line feature discharge points along those rivers --> Point Data The discharge points represent wastewater ...
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Creating polyline templates (polyline vs polyline ZM) for future network dataset?

I am about to request large amounts of polylines from a variety of sources (municipalities). The idea is to collect bike path data and build a regional bike network (I work for the region ...
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Why does compressed & zipped/unzipped file geodatabase give Open Failed Error opening feature class Cannot access secured data?

In ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop, a colleague compressed a file geodatabase and then zipped it and sent it to me via email. I unzipped it and was unable to add any of the feature classes into my map ...
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How do you view the current spatial index grid size for a file geodatabase feature class?

I am receiving an "The spatial index grid size is invalid." error during a copy/paste of polygon features in ArcMap and I successfully corrected it with AddSpatialIndex. But in an effort to figure out ...
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Avoiding pop-up when having multiple hyperlink layers in ArcGIS Desktop?

In ArcMap 10.0, I have a layer of country polygons and a layer of city points. Both layers have a hyperlink setup, and it all works as expected. The only drawback is that when I select a city, it ...
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Finding closest anticorrelated polygon or automate what is learned in semivariogram?

I am trying to do spatial autocorrelation of sorts based on a layer of polygons of mean rainfall data. I want to see how rainfall deviates from a certain point on the landscape. Essentially, I want to ...
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How to achieve the statusbar as the same effect with the arctoolbox‘s tool called in ArcMap add-in?

How to achieve the statusbar as the same effect with the arctoolbox‘s tool called in ArcMap add-in? i do not know how to use the progressbar as a result of my project involves in a large mount of ...
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Colour balancing SPOT5 ArcGIS Mosaic Dataset?

I'm working on a project using satellite imagery of a large braided river. I've been provide lots of SPOT5 images (that overlap). I've created a geodatabase, created a mosaic dataset, added the ...
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Performing Multicriteria Analysis Using Distance Along Road Network?

There is the possibility that I will be working on a project which will look at thousands of properties in a region and measure their accessibility to different services (schools, parks, hospitals, ...
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Is it possible to reverse the trend/values of a raster?

For example - if I have a raster DEM covering a stream with higher elevations in the west (up river) and lower elevations in the east (down river) is it possible to reverse this trend so that the east ...
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Using submodel within model in ArcGIS Desktop

I have two databases 175 shapefiles each I want to clip each one of them using the corresponding shapefile from the second database .. as I can't use two iterators I have to do a nested submodel ...
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Collector App Offline Syncing issue

We are using the Collector for ArcGIS app for numerous inspections. I've been tasked to manage the GIS portion of it. Some locations lack data service so the inspectors are using the offline mode. ...
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Clip Raster in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1 writes NoData border

I'm trying to clip a DEM raster using a rectangular polygon shapefile as the extent. The Clip Raster tool will add/write a NoData border surrounding the output raster. The NoData pixels are ...
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ArcMap - Blocky/Shattered Glass DEM Fix?

I am currently working with some data obtained from the Spanish Government to produce Digital Elevation Models for a site I am studying. I want to create a model that is essentially showing the ...
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Iterator (Iterate Feature Selection) running loop in undesired path using ArcMap ModelBuilder?

I am building a model using Iterate Feature Selection. I want to run the Iterator -> select by location -> Calculate field, and after finishing this loop (#3 in the image below), I will continue to ...
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Area Solar Radiation tool in ArcGIS - Outputs for all time intervals vs One Output

I aim to create output (solar map) every 15 minutes for the whole day and because I am not quite sure how it works, I wanted to validate the sum of radiation: I have created first output with 0.25h ...
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Repointing and rebuilding address locators?

I have a few ArcGIS address locators that originally used data from a file geodatabase. I would like to repoint these locators to the same layers in an enterprise geodatabase instead. Additionally, ...
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Getting Landsat 7 images scanline errors in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have used "Fix Landsat 7 Scanline Errors" tool to remove the stripes from the raster. Though the black scan lines are removed but the raster gets scratches . (Im adding a screen shot). How can I ...
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Exporting Query Layer (stand-alone table) to file geodatabase?

I'm using an SQL query (from MS SQL Server) on an enterprise DB connection, and am able to create a stand-alone table from the "Make Query Layer" tool. After this table (stand-alone query table) is ...