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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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ArcGIS project raster produces incorrect vertical coordinates

I have a DEM in UTM (meters) / NAVD88 (meters) and need to transform it to State Plane (feet) / NAVD88 (feet). Unfortunately, I do not have the raster calculator in ArcGIS, so I have to use "Project ...
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Same LiDAR data but different results in ArcMap and eCognition

I have generated raster layers based on LiDAR Number of Returns in both ArcMap and eCognition but the results are quite different. I ArcMap I used LAS point to Statistics to Raster Tool, in the ...
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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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Creating individual routes from home to multiple destinations in ArcMap ModelBuilder with ArcGIS Network Analyst

I am trying to create individual routes from Homes to multiple Destinations. The unique ID is respondent in both the Homes and Destinations tables. I've created an iterative model in ModelBuilder ...
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Linear Referencing Complex Intersections/Road Segments

What is the proper way to handle complex/branching intersections in linear referencing? I have a road shapefile I was going to linear reference, but I have some segments that are very complex. I have ...
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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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How to “mosaic” rasters and keep attributes

I have numerous individual 10m Raster files (with both quantitative and qualitative data) for each state and need to combine them into a national dataset. However, when using a mosaic it seems that ...
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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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No Data when using Mosaic to New Raster

I am using the Mosaic to New Raster tool in ArcMap 10.7.1 to mosaic 4 rasters shown below. I downloaded all of them from the ArcticDEM dataset. They do not overlap and as far as I can tell they have ...
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Searching multiple geodatabases for feature classes and merging the results

I've got some Sea Level Rise data from NOAA (https://coast.noaa.gov/slrdata/) stored in 66 different geodatabases. Each geodatabase represents a state or district and contains a set of feature classes ...
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ArcGIS Pro SDK forcing process windows to be minimized?

I'm running a Process from my add-in, and even if I use P/Invoke to force the window to be open and in the foreground, the process windows that appear will be minimized. Weirdly enough, they are ...
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.exe Packaging for Python files with ArcPy?

I've written a little program that's meant to function as a stand-alone, not as an add-in. I'd like to be able to pack it up as an .exe, rather than ask my users to run the script. It does import ...
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How to make the display of a satellite image the same across users?

I have a group of users counting objects in a satellite image. To keep viewing conditions the same I wish each user to have the same display (e.g., the same scale). To do this, I have asked users to ...
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Proj4 string missing datum information for SAGA outputs loaded into R

I've produced a set of topographic derivatives using both SAGA and ArcGIS. They are all in the same CRS. When I load them into R, however, the proj4 strings are different: >arcRaster class ...
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Classifying range of symbology classes

I am going to be creating several dozen maps which all have a field with a range from 0 to 100. I need to classify these into symbology classes every 15 and make a legend out of this. However, the ...
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Retaining subsecond time precision in date/time field in Geodatabase

I have a set of points (essentially tracks) with subsecond time precision, that would be useful to visualise/analyse. I have tried the "Convert Time Field" tool from string, float and double field ...
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Zonal Statistics as Table gives error when there is no overlap

I'm trying to generate Zonal Statistics with a raster and set of polygons. In my case the polygons represent census tracts in the US and the raster is population density. The problem is that ...
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Recreate a Local Custom Coordinate System from Survey Data in GIS?

I have a .DWG file of a series of survey points that has no associated projection file with it. The surveying group I received the data from states that the system they use is a local coordinate ...
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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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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 pseudo-heatmap based on time spent in AOI using ArcGIS Desktop

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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Using 3 different Esri BaseMaps on different pages in Data Driven Pages

I am using ArcMap 10.6. I'm trying to use 3 different basemaps, Imagery, transportation, and hydrology in my data driven pages. They are saved and added to the map document as Layer files (.lyr) I ...
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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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Creating vertical polygons in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to convert vertical line (cross-section) features to the polygon, but all regular ArcGIS tools (e.g. Feature to Polygon) that I applied can't convert vertical lines to vertical polygons. ...
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export an aerial image to .SID file and a .Tiff file

I am using arcmap 10.4.1 ( also have PRO 2.0 is this is an valid option) I have an aerial image that was broken down to small grids and need to export each grid to a .sid file and a .tiff file. I ...
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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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Calculate Geometry function returns underestimated distances

I'm making a map of the Colorado Trail and obtained a set of waypoints taken down the entire trail. I projected the set of waypoints from WGS84 (unprojected) to NAD 83 UTM13N after adding to the data ...
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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 ...
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Splitting 3D Spheres with 3D Walls (lines converted to 3D) in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I would like to split spheres (created from 3D buffers) in half using 3D fences/walls (lines converted to 3D). Both datasets are multipatches. The purpose of ...
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Measure building lean in ArcMap?

I was wondering if anyone is aware of any tools that are available to measure building lean in ortho images from within ArcMap. I am aware of calculations and processes that can be used to measure and ...
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Create fishnet of irregular polygon study area

I would like to create a fishnet (grid of 150x150m cells) for a study area (irregular shaped polygon). However, the Create Fishnet tool creates a fishnet representing the full extent of the study area ...
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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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Restricting road access by vehicle type in ArcGIS Network Analyst

Is there a way to restrict road access by vehicle type? Some roads restrict trucks, some roads have height/weight restrictions, and some roads are restricted by the type of license plate (e.g., ...
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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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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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How to normalize multiple PNG rasters with differing colormaps

I have a series of adjacent rasters which comprise a digital elevation model. Unfortunately they have been given to me as PNG files, rather than Esri Grids. The only key that I have to the actual ...
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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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