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How to cut polygons in ArcMap using manually entered coordinates?

I would like to cut polygons with a line determined by coordinates. I have the coordinates in a separate pdf file (for reasons beyond my control) and I would like to manually enter them during the ...
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Seeing size on disc of raster in file geodatabase

I am trying to determine the size of the individual raster layers that I have within a file geodatabase while viewing the GDB in ArcCatalog. I have enabled the size column, but that only displays the ...
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Merging point and polygon in ArcMap ModelBuilder

I have a model in ModelBuilder to perform a merge which is used to iterate through from subfolder 1 to subfolder 32 that looks for the polygon-type shapefile and joins them. However, the model does ...
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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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Orthographic projection for South America in ArcMap

I would like to plot a map using an orthographic projection for South America in ArcMap. The goal is for the final map to look like this: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:South_America_(...
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ArcMap depicts reduced selection of annotations

I have a shapefile with labels for parcels on my map. I want to convert these into annotations at a scale of 1:1000. Whenever I convert the labels into annotations not all of them are converted, there ...
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Singling out line features for an associated value in a given area in ArcMap

I have a series of lines that go between many points in a grid fashion, like below. Each of these lines has a value associated with it, and I want to pick out a line in each of the "square" ...
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ArcMap ModelBuilder join field error

I need to create lines from points using bearing and distance tool. For a mass of files I use Iterator. Also I need to join attribute fields from source point layer to each line layer that made from ...
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Join attribute based on overlapping area and attribute value

I want to Join a score attribute from a world boundary(Boundary 2) to another world boundary(Boundary 1) based on the spatial relationship between the two. Unfortunately they are mostly quite ...
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How to merge multiple line feature into a single feature?

How to merge multiple line feature into a single feature? How can this be done in ArcMap? Can only be selected and combined. But how to merge automatically? It doesn't dissolve
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How to make point symbols also have the number labeled inside the point?

I am trying to make a map where I have different colors for different categories of business type (retail, service, etc.), they are points on the map, but I need the point symbols to have the ID ...
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Creating one single lyr from two [closed]

I have two lyr and I want to create one single lyr (I want to unite into one). Is it possible?
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Convert from CAD file DWG to geodatabase features

How can I convert CAD file with different layers to specific feature classes for ex. Layers 2000 , 2001 ,2002 I want to convert them together to a polygon feature class with name buildings , and ...
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Adding field to attribute table distorts existing columns using ArcMap [closed]

I am using ArcMap 10.6. I am intending to add a new field to the attribute table of a shapefile containing polylines in ArcMap. I started by loading the shapefile and opened the attribute table where ...
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Survey123 get data off phone in outbox

I created a field survey with a ''field'' which was not long enough. This has resulted in me not being able to publish the data. I can however send it to my outbox. I created a new survey and fixed ...
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How does majority resampling technique works in ArcGIS?

I would like to understand how does the majority resampling technique works. To be specific the documentation below states that the method will use a 4X4 filter and will populate the output with the ...
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Round and truncate numeric label in ArcGIS Pro

I have a numeric field that I'd like to use as a label in ArcGIS Pro, but would only like to show the first two digits of that field. For example, The value in the table is "7,903,043" but I ...
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Adding name of each shapefile polygon to its attribute table with add field using ArcMap ModelBuilder

I have converted raster files(tif) to polygons. Each of them has 3 fields in its attribute table: id=0, fid=0, shape=polygon zm. How can I add the name of each polygon to the attribute table? As you ...
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Created weighted sample points in ArcGIS Pro

I have a classified satellite image and I want to create a confusion matrix to check its accuracy. Instead of doing a "simple random sample", I want to do a weighted sample, where there is a ...
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Calculating volume of IDW raster below Height of Plane, but it is failing

I am using ArcMap. I am trying to calculate the volume of water using IDW Tool. When I reach a point to calculate, the statistics below height of plane cannot run, giving me 0.00, What could be the ...
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Calculating average time between revisits into a pixel in ArcGIS Pro? [closed]

To determine the revisit rate of elephants into specific areas (several pixels across a map) I am looking at calculating the average time between visits into each specific pixel. I have a bunch of GPS ...
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Raster Calculator with multiple rasters

I have 2 rasters in ArcGIS Pro Raster 1: Values of 0-100 for percentage of tree cover Raster 2: Values of 0-19 for tree cover loss by year (0 is no loss, 1 is loss in 2001, etc.) I am trying to find ...
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Convert Google Maps image to ArcMap

I would like to import a Google Maps image of Costa Rica into ArcMap and create a shapefile of this region. A screenshot of the selected region has been taken and I want to process it into ArcMap and ...
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Split by attributes function only splits some, but not all values?

I have a shapefile that has GPS coordinates and categories such as ID. I wanted to split my shapefiles into separate shapefiles for each ID. When I use split by attributes, it only extracts/splits ...
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Opening ArcGIS portal item in ArcMap

I am trying to use a transport layer in ArcMap. I have sourced it from the NSW Spatial Catalogue (https://portal.spatial.nsw.gov.au/portal/home/item.html?id=66fabd8c23074ecc85883e0086419adc) but I can ...
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How to find specific distance along routes using ArcGIS Pro?

I have road layers (normal line ones as well as a network dataset) and a building point layer (consisting of one building). I'd like to know where I end up if I travel a certain distance (say 1000 ...
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Deleting feature from Costa Rica shapefile using ArcMap

I would like to remove an island from the Costa Rica shapefile. This island is highlighted in the attached picture. There is not enough information in the attribute table for this island and that part ...
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Automate Name-Based Merge

I'm struggling trying to use Model Builder's iterator tool. I'm trying to use the iterator to search through 6 geodatabases and merge each feature classes with the same name (BuildP, CisternA etc.) ...
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Generating Points Along Lines not starting at the start of my line feature

I am trying to generate chainage points in 50m intervals on a road system including the start and end of the line. Each road is its own single continuous line and while attempting to solve my issue, I ...
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Getting the percentage of points within an area

I'm new to ArcGIS and trying to gather the number of points and a percentage of those points within a somewhat small area. How would I do this or what would this be called? Spatial query? I have ...
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No "Add image server connection" button in Customize toolbar starting from ArcMap 10.6

Every ArcMap version till 10.5 had this button and I was using it to add orthophoto as a layer. I don't really know much about servers and I wonder if it's possible to add same layers using same ...
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DEM loses data after clip raster

I'm working on a project in ArcGIS Pro in which I need to use DEMs and LiDAR data to estimate tree heights. Unfortunately, some of the DEMs I have to use are at 10-meter resolution, and they cover ...
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Populate NULL from existing value from another record

I'm using ArcGIS Pro on the table below (ACCT_ID field is sorted). The goal is to calculate/populate the "Asset" field where if rows have the same "ACCT_ID" and at least one of ...
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ArcMap View panel flashes constantly - rendering ArcMap unusable

While using ArcMap it will start to flash constantly in the layout view panel. As well, if I zoom into the layout, it will work for a split second and then return to the original view scale on its ...
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ArcMap Northing and Easting Starting Point vs. 'Northeast Corner Section 8' difference

I have a legal description that states the section starting point and the Northing and Easting Coordinates. Upon typing the Northing and Easting into my COGO table it is about 20 feet off. Which one ...
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I need label expression in python to stack labels for points present at same geometry

I have a data set that has stacked points. I need to display the labels as one. The dataset has locations that only have 1 point and some that have 2 or 3 stacked points. I’d also like to be able to ...
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Creating a point density map using a hexagonal grid in ArcGIS pro

I am looking to create a hexagonal grid that contains three different area sizes (5m, 10m, and 100m) that covers a very large area. Each of the different area sizes will only be visible at large ...
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Same coordinate system yet spatial reference does not match data frame

My primary duty is to COGO and need my results to be perfect. I have my data frame properties in NAD 83 State Plane California V FIPS (picture below). Here is my COGO layer image showing the same ...
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Which projection type is most suitable for area calculation of northern hemisphere using arcgis/qgis?

which projection will be most suitable for the area calculation of polygon which is almost covering the whole northern hemisphere? I am trying to calculate the area of the historic distribution of ...
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How to show or add the name of each polygon shape file to its attribute table

I have converted rasters to polygons. Each of them have 3 fields in their attribute table: id=0, fid=0, shape=polygon zm. How can I add name of each polygon to attribute table?
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Lines connecting at vertices not included in ArcGIS Pro Network Analyst service area

Situation: I'm attempting to generate drivetime areas for a pedestrian walking network using Network Analyst in ArcGIS Pro 2.9. The walking network feature dataset has many lines from one feature ...
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Dissolve features based on attribute and a distance

I have a streets layers where the lines don't align. There are multiple features/rows for the same street and the lines are not connected (see picture for how they look). I want to connect these lines ...
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ArcMap - Date field

I am trying to append some data to an existing enterprise geodatabase feature class, the data I am trying to append has a date field where some entries are in correct, eg instead of 03/19/1983 they ...
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Entering curve 6 call out in traverse table using ArcMap

(Line 5) South 88-58'-07" West 60.00 feet to the southeasterly terminus of a non-tangent curve concave to the southwest and having a radius of 13 feet, a radial of said curve to said terminus ...
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Points in lines extraction of coordinates automate

I'm currently working on a project with ArcMap. I'm having a problem on how to extract the x,y info of all the points in a line, meter by meter. This is the problem & objective: So I have 1 line, ...
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Trimming bad data around border of NAIP imagery using ArcGIS Pro [closed]

I am working with NAIP imagery from various years. Several of the images have bad data around the borders, see image. This is what it looks like without the no data values being shown. I need to trim ...
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PLSS second division starting point vs Legal State plane coordinates

Why do I have my starting point off by 33 feet from the center of section 25 as shown in the image "A"? "B" is my starting point and "C" is the true starting point as ...
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ArcMap Grid to Ground Click on map for the grid lines

I am using PLSS data found from this California BLM data source to map COGO'ed polygons. I am unsure if I should use the ground to grid correction function. When I do I use the click on the map for ...
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Selecting attributes for field calculator by common name

I am trying to automate some of my GIS processes and have come across a snag in my automation. I am trying to understand the percent coverage of my suitability raster layer with my town boundaries ...
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Renaming Sentinel Image folder

I am using Sentinel 2 images downloaded from https://scihub.copernicus.eu Image downloaded as zipped folder has very large file and folder names. Example '...
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