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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to have subsecond time precision in date/time field in a (ESRI) 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Analyze using world traffic service

I want to analyze using world traffic service. There are several points on the map. From these points, the process of determining the area that can go for 15 minutes by car will be made. How can I do ...
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ArcMap annotation “disappears” when moved to the edge of the projection in map frame

I have feature-linked annotations in a file GDB for a world map in Plate Carree projection. When I edit annotations and move an annotation beyond the upper extent of the projection in the map frame (...
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Highlighting most recent point in time slider playback using ArcMap

I am trying to put together a video where spatial points from an animal are displayed. However, many of these points are on top of other points and it is easy to lose track of what is happening. ...
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Why does no line appear when using Interpolate Line in ArcMap?

I'm attempting to make an elevation profile from a DEM in ArcMap using the Interpolate Line tool. I've done this before, and it has worked great--basically I just draw a line with Interpolate Line, ...
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Creating new point features from count number of existing features using ArcMap

I have point features with coordinates, but some of those points have multiple observations at the same coordinate. I put those as a count column in the attribute table. But now I need to do a spatial ...
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Error 999999, Table name is invalid - Zonal Stats as table

I am attempting to run a model that iterates rasters and computes zonal statistics returning a table. The raster's statistics are computer across all polygons in a specific shapefile. This model ...
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Clipping shapefile with DEM using ArcMap

I have a layer with shapefiles that represent watersheds. I'd like to exclude watershed polygons (or sections of these polygons) that fall below 2500 meters. Is there a way to do this by clipping ...
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ArcMap stops displaying feature classes when zoomed to 1:846 or larger scale

There is a specific zoom-in point at which all of the layers in data view stop drawing and only the basemap is visible. This includes geodatabase feature classes, shapefiles, raster images, ...
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How to keep remain void islands in raster while mosaic?

I have raster images of DEM files After running Mosaic To New Raster, I am getting images were all void spaces are getting filled(Highlighted with red lines in above image) Below is the setting I ...
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Model Builder ArcGIS - Export topology errors (Iteration Tool)

I was wondering if there’s any option to iterate export topology errors in ArcGIS model builder. My GDB Topology errors has all topologies within the same Topology dataset but model builder seems not ...
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The results of xy coordinate transform in R and arcmap are different

Some lon lat sites were converted to xy geographic coordinates in R (target geographic coordinate system EPSG:102012) : lon lat 1 120.11 50.15 2 121.41 50.29 3 117.19 49.35 4 119.42 49.15 5 ...
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Duplicate Global IDs within same feature class

I received a geodatabase from a contractor and I observed there are multiple feature classes with column of Global ID type. These Global ID type columns, when I checked data i realized there are ...

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