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Adding latitude and longitude around image saved in ArcMap

Is there a way to add latitude and longitude around an image in ArcMap when you are in layout view? I have attached an example of what I mean. I would like to do this so people looking at a saved ...
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ArcMap says there is no Object-ID field, but there is, even after exporting data as shapefile

Starting just a day or two ago, I have been running into the same issue every time I try to Display XY coordinates from a .csv file. When I add a .csv file, Display XY Data, I get an error that there ...
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Shoreline change analysis in ArcGIS Pro

I am trying to determine the change/reduction of shorelines using Sentinel 2 data using ArcGIS Pro 2.8. However, I don't have a lot of experience in raster analysis and I'm a bit at a loss... how ...
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Reordering polygon shapefile permanently?

I've written a script which produces a polygon shapefile of the extents of all the thousands of rasters in our library. I want to organise the FID so that the files with the largest extents are on the ...
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Automatic split a mosaic of satellite images into pieces

I have a mosaic of satellite images, but for the analysis, I need to define the boundaries of each part. Does anyone know how to do it in an automatic way? I need to get the red boundaries like on the ...
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Importing matlab data into ArcMap

I'm creating regression lines using matlab from points having UTM geographic coordinates. I would like to import those regression lines into a map of the same area in ArcMap. What kind of data do I ...
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Equivalent of QGIS' Rule-based Symbology in ArcGIS Pro

QGIS has a method to symbolize features called "Rule-based". This method is super powerful because it allows the user to establish a list of rules to symbolize a layer's features. The user-...
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Determining slope percentage using ArcMap

I am working on a project where I need to conduct a MCA. One of the criteria is: if the slopes are greater than 15%, they should not be used at all. I have DEM model and a slope has been made in ...
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Creating series of rectangular polygons along line using ArcMap

I am trying to create a series of rectangular polygons following a line feature in ArcMap. I want to use these polygons as an index layer to create data driven pages. This tool in ArcGIS Pro seems to ...
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Exporting joined table fields to new shapefile using ArcMap converts text fields to numbers

I have a problem when exporting to new shapefile by ArcMap 10.5. I use "add join" to join attribute from table (dbf file) to shapefile. Afterword, I need to export it to a new shapefile. It ...
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How is the ArcMap Table of Contents mode stored?

The ArcMap table of Contents has several display modes - List By Drawing Order; List By Source etc (described here). How or where this is saved? Is it saved within the MXD file or is there a system ...
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Keeping unique segmented treeID when exporting .las file from R for loading into ArcGIS Pro

I want to export a .las file of segmented trees with the treeID column into ArcGIS Pro, but when I export the file the treeID column is not selectable and I really want the separate colours for the ...
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Zonal Statistics as table on population raster does not produce correct regional population figures using ArcGIS Pro

I have a population raster (from Worldpop.org) with data on the population count of Philippines. It is unconstrained data from 2020, 100m resolution. Link to raster: https://www.worldpop.org/geodata/...
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Valid range of Landsat L2SP

I am using ArcGIS Pro. The given band 4 of a Landsat 8 L2SP product has a range of 75-62460, but in table 6-1 the valid range is 7273-43636. What is this range and also, should I exclude values for my ...
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Mapping predecessors and successors, and visualizing it all

I have a current project that involves relocation of hundreds of utilities. Before a utility can be relocated, there are several utilities lines that that have to relocated prior (predecessors). We ...
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Looking at exporting multiple shapefiles with corresponding input names

I am using ArcMap 10.6 and ModelBuilder. I have input points (LinepointS1) from a geometric network which contain sub 3000 points that I would like to trace downstream from and have the model spit out ...
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Finding two nearest line features to each point

I am using ArcMap I have hundreds of points as a point shape file and also a polyline feature class as another shape file. Problem: I need to know two most nearest polyline IDs to each point. What I ...
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ArcGIS Survey 123 connect : Filling a field in a 1st form from a field in a 2nd form

I created a 1st form where I resigned the name of an observation "NAME OBSERVATION". I created a 2nd form with a "NAME OBSERVATION" field. I want to automatically fill in the "...
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Have been unable to put my personal information on my map

I have been working on a project recently. But after finishing it I am trying to put my name, date and some other information on the map without using text on insert.
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Joining closest start and end value from point feature to polygon feature [duplicate]

I am using ArcMap 10.8. I've two features: points (roadway LRS) & polygons (shoulders; to which the values needs to be assigned). I'm trying to get the closest point value that lies in front of ...
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How to combine color ramps for two different layers?

I have two layers that contains 5 polygons each with their own values. I would like to make a global color ramp that encompasses both layers. But I am not sure how I can do this. I have tried setting ...
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Polygon topology validation in ArcGIS - whole study area artefact problem

I have no experience with topology validation in ArcGIS. I have polygon feature class. When I create topology for this feature class, I specify two topology rules : Must Not Overlap Must Not have ...
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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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Using ArcGIS Getis Ord Gi* and IDW tools with "hotspots" where unmeasured areas are "coldspots"?

I have two datasets that I would like to analyze together. The first dataset has bird nest locations in neighborhoods (nest). The second dataset has bird feeder locations in neighborhoods (food). At ...
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Routing with set of points and barriers individually using ArcGIS Network Analyst

I need to run network analysis routing (to calculate distance) on pairs of points with barriers. I have 3 feature classes: Origins Destinations Barriers All 3 of which share a common unique ID ...
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Calculating distance covered by points in shapefile using ArcMap

Is there a way to calculate the total distance covered by thousands of points in a shapefile in ArcMap 10.4? I am trying to apply a buffer for each point, then dissolve and find the centerline of each ...
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Arc Hydro: Assign Stream Slope Producing _Mostly_ Correct Elevation

I'm pretty new to the Arc Hydro Toolbox. I used assign stream slope in the Arc Hydro toolbox. It produced a mostly correct to and from elevation. However, if you look at the purple arrow, it shows a ...
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Automatically fix overlaps by weight/occurrence

I'm working on a project where I have asked a number of individuals to digitize the same features on the same satellite image. For example, an image of a coast where a group of individuals each draw ...
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Using NetCDF file in PostgreSQL database?

I have a NetCDF file which is 25 by 20 grids by latitude and longitude and contains hourly rainfall data at each grid. In total I have 780 hours worth of data. I was trying to use ArcGIS to create a ...
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Selecting all NULL values in attribute table using ArcMap

I want to select ALL my null values in an attribute table of a feature class, not just the values in a single field. What is the valid SQL statement that could get me all the null values?
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Different NDVI ranges caused by multiplicative scale factor and additive offset

I am trying to calculate NDVI using Landsat 8 Collection 2 Level 2 data. My problem is that, before applying the scale factor and the offset, NDVI range is correct. After applying the scale factor and ...
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How to repair topology of a shapefile?

I performed an object-based image analysis using ENVI EX, and each of the classified features were exported as a shapefile. I transferred those shapefiles into ArcMap 10, and tried to intersect them ...
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Plotting new offset points in ArcMap

I have a task where I have plotted positions along an alignment (see red dots in images) and I need to plot two offset points (from the chainage locations) at varying distance parallel to the ...
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Problem using cloud masking

I am using Landsat 8 L2C2 products and I am trying to use Quality Assessment Band for Cloud Masking. The problem is that, I don't know which values to use on the remap properties tool. I am expressing ...
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Unable to open shapefile in ArcMap. "Error: Failed to open the dataset." Question mark icon and "ml" prefix on file name

ArcMap and ArcCatalog both show the a "?" next to several shapefiles in the catalog window. Additionally, a two-letter prefix "ml" has been added to the file name, but only when ...
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How do I edit the rules in an already created geodatabase topology in ArcGIS (10.7.1)?

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop 10.7.1 with an Advanced license and created a topology for a file geodatabase I'm working with. (I have complete access to the data.) I'd like to edit the rules that I've ...
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ArcGIS Pro R-Bridge won't open geodatabase .shp files

I successfully installed R-bridge to ArcGIS Pro and I am trying to load my feature class from my project on ArcGIS to R, I am trying create a path to a specific shapefile within my geodatabase, This ...
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Dissolving stream orders using Python rather than VB script

I've been trying to dissolve streams, using orders programmatically and I came across this VB script. The reason is that if I use ArcGIS dissolve, it merges the confluence of the same orders. How do I ...
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Calculating min of other fields using ArcMap

How can I calculate the min of other fields? For example, I have 3 fields: a, b and c. I want to have a field that shows me the minimum value of the 3 field. Finally, I want to know the minimum value ...
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What if there is a site where the rainfall data is 0 with Empirical Bayesian Kriging in ArcGIS Pro

The ESRI official website tells that it is good for precipitation using Logarithmic empirical transformation. But in my 21 sites, some have 0 precipitation, especially in winter. How can I process it?
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Horizontal Raster Stretch Legend

Using a blog page on Raster enhancement: The horizontal legend I have displayed my legend of a raster legend horizontally. However I have not been able to format the labels to align directly beneath ...
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Extracting all information within polygons from separate feature classes (layers)?

I have a model with 2 layers. The first layer contain information about soil, vegetation etc in a large area. The second layer shows property boundaries within this large area. Is it possible to ...
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Implementing ringmaps in ArcMap

In a recent article by Stewart and colleagues in IJHG I stumbled upon interesting technique of visualizing data using ringmaps. Some more information referenced in the article about this technique ...
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Creating radial grid using ArcGIS Pro

I need to create a radial grid of polygons (getting larger as the distance from the observer point grows). Like this Creating a Radial Sector Overlay in QGIS But is there a way to do it in ArcGIS Pro? ...
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Using Inline Variable Substitution with optional Parameter in ModelBuilder

I am using ArcGIS Pro 3.0.3. I have a model that is using inline variable substitution to pass a list of streets to my calculate value tool. This is an optional variable that is set as type Multiple ...
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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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ArcGIS Pro (Catalog Pane) will not make folder connection to external hard drive

I have an external hard drive that is storing spatial data and ESRI 10x projects. I would like to add this letter drive as a folder connect but ArcGIS Pro v2.9 seems unwilling or unable to do this. I ...
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Restricting road access by vehicle type using Network Analyst with ArcMap

Is there a way to restrict road access by vehicle type using the Network Analyst extension with ArcMap? Some roads restrict trucks, some roads have height/weight restrictions, and some roads are ...
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Converting "ALOS PALSAR" DEM to EGM96 vertical system using ArcGIS Desktop

I have downloaded "ALOS PALSAR" DEM from NASA's EOSDIS. Can you help me to convert the high-res DEM to EGM96 (like SRTM data)? I have used ArcGIS Desktop 10.7 edition but it does not work correctly. ...
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No margins displayed in Layout view of ArcMap

I have an issue with Layout View in ArcMap. I need the layout view to look like this (note the white margins around the map): At the moment, it looks like this: My version of ArcGIS Desktop is 10.7....