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What are Esri's new ArcGIS for Professionals and ArcGIS Pro?

After looking through all the stuff that was released or talked about at the Esri UC 2013 I am still genuinely confused by what ArcGIS for Professionals is. I will admit that it looks pretty cool, ...
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Will ArcGIS Pro have (better) ModelBuilder?

An earlier Q&A (What are Esri's new "ArcGIS for Professionals" and "ArcGIS Pro"?) provided some reassurance that ArcPy code would have re-use value with ArcGIS Pro: ...
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Using ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Desktop on same machine?

I'm just trying out ArcGIS Pro for the first time and I had to change my PYTHONPATH to python34 ArcGIS Pro is now working without crashing every time I open the Analysis tab... However now when I try ...
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Turning off all pulsing-heartbeat and other animated effects in ArcGIS Pro?

Every time I select a feature or edit or split a feature the selection, appears to slowly pulse which is a new visual effect in Pro. The pulse effect takes way too long bordering on annoying which ...
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Setting in memory workspace in ArcPy?

Is it possible to set env.workspace = "in_memory" in ArcPy using both ArcGIS Pro and the ArcGIS 10.2.2 (or 10.3) architectures? What I am trying to do is get the output of a snap pour point operation ...
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Exporting PNG image with background transparency from ArcGIS Pro

I am attempting to export a PNG image file from ArcGIS Pro 1.2.0 with the background set to transparent. In ArcMap 10.3 this is simple, there was a button for setting the transparent color to white ...
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Does ArcGIS Pro support personal geodatabases (mdb)?

Does ArcGIS Pro support mdb or not? In ArcGIS Pro,I can't find anywhere can load data from mdb; I have not find the help page.
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Using Python 3.x in ArcGIS?

I've been reading the "Whats New in ArcGIS" for the ArcGIS 10.3 update and came across the Python and ArcPy portion. It states that: ArcGIS 10.3 has been upgraded to include Python 2.7.8. Now ...
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Publishing map from ArcGIS Pro to ArcGIS Server as Map Service?

As a comment on an Esri blog post entitled Announcing the ArcGIS Pro beta program last May someone named mahenderraj asked: I presume that it is not possible to share the map as a mapservice to ...
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Creating AddIns for ArcGIS Pro?

How can I create an AddIn to ArcGIS Pro and where can I find it from ArcGIS Pro application?
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Do ArcGIS Pro tasks support Python Toolbox tools which operate on Map Frames?

Do ArcGIS Pro tasks support Python Toolbox tools which operate on Map Frames? The reason I ask is that I am stuck when trying to do the following: Start ArcGIS Pro 1.1.1 Create a new project - I ...
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Undo field calculation in ArcGIS Pro?

I am using ArcGIS Pro and cannot find a way to undo field calculations. With ArcGIS 10.x for Desktop, field calculations could be undone when an edit session was active, but Pro seems to be in a ...
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Distinguishing Python version when using IDLE with ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS 10.x for Desktop architecture?

I have just started to work with Python 3.4.1 which comes with ArcGIS Pro 1.0.0, on my laptop, which also has Python 2.7.8 which comes with ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop installed, and I would like to ...
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Multiple layouts in one ArcGIS project?

Is it possible to have multiple different map layouts (like the one accessed by clicking the little page icon at the bottom of the viewing panel) within one ArcGIS project? I often find myself ...
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Does Calculate Geometry tool exist in ArcGIS Pro?

Does ArcGIS Pro have a Calculate Geometry tool available for use?
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Importing MXD to ArcGIS Pro programmatically?

I have a problem with importing an MXD file to ArcGIS Pro programatically. I try to do this by using the following arcpy.mp code: import arcpy aprx = arcpy.mp.ArcGISProject(r"C:\test\blank.aprx") ...
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Where are default layout templates stored for ArcGIS Pro?

Previously in ArcMap 10x you could save custom layout MXDs to C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\Desktop10.3\MapTemplates or C:\...\AppData\Roaming\ESRI\Desktop10.3\ArcMap\Templates. However I can't seem ...
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Using DEM to find permanently shadowed craters

I'm using ArcGIS Pro to try to identify permanently shadowed craters on the North Pole of the Moon. Pictured below is a screenshot of the DEM I'm using which was collected from the laser altimeter on ...
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Can ArcGIS Pro use Python toolboxes written for ArcMap?

Can the new ArcGIS Pro use existing ArcToolbox scripts? Or to put it another way, will I have to rewrite my existing ArcMap toolbox & python scripts if I want them to run in ArcGIS Pro?
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Creating parallel line in ArcGIS Pro using ArcPy?

I want to create offset/parallel lines for my centre lines (over 12000 polylines) in different distance for each class number(i have numbers in column) and with the same line direction as centre line. ...
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Spelling of Kilometres on ArcGIS Pro scale bar?

Being in Australia I like to see the spelling of "Kilometres" used on my maps in preference to "Kilometers". In ArcGIS Pro 1.0 I have not been able to find an option to change the text used for units ...
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Adding new map to current project using ArcGIS Pro .NET SDK?

The new ArcGIS Pro SDK for .NET is currently in beta for ArcGIS Pro 1.1, and I'm having trouble with map/project objects. I can add layers to an existing map, but I can't seem to figure out how to ...
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Opening multiple instances of ArcGIS Pro?

Is there a way to run concurrent ArcGIS Pro instances under the same window account? It appears that ArcGIS Pro 1.x doesn't allow this with the default configuration.
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Making legend items start in new column in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcGIS Pro 1.3.1, I have just looked for the ability to start legend items in a new column. This functionality is present in ArcMap's Legend Properties on the Items tab which appears below: Has ...
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Avoiding arcgisscripting RuntimeError: Not signed into Portal from ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro?

Sometimes when I run a Python script from IDLE that uses the ArcPy installed with ArcGIS Pro 1.4.1 the script will abort with RuntimeError: Not signed into Portal: RESTART: C:\temp\test.py Traceback ...
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Setting up Python/ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro and Visual Studio?

My ArcGIS Pro install recently updated from 1.2 to 1.3. In reading Python in ArcGIS Pro 1.3 I discovered that Esri have changed how ArcGIS Pro uses Python/ArcPy. Legacy: In ArcGIS Pro 1.0 ...
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Finding data driven pages for ArcGIS Pro? [closed]

I am working on importing .mxd files into ArcGIS Pro 1.2. Everything appears to import smoothly except I lose my data driven pages. I read Pro 1.2 is supposed to support them. Yet, when I do a ...
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Installing ArcPy (from ArcGIS Pro) with Anaconda?

I would like to use ArcPy from ArcGIS Pro with my Anaconda install. ArcGIS Pro installs a 64bit python3 version of arcpy. How do I add this version of arcpy to my anaconda 64bit python3 install? And ...
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Renaming ArcGIS Pro project, APRX, file geodatabase and toolbox?

Using ArcGIS Pro 1.3.1 I created a project called TestProject in its own folder. As expected an examination of the TestProject folder in Windows Explorer showed that it contained TestProject.aprx, ...
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ArcGIS Pro missing records in attribute table from SQL Server?

I created a table to test ArcGIS Pro 2.2.3 with an Azure SQL Server. The structure of the table is simply an OBJECTID, a shape (Point) and a text field. The table contains a set of 2 points with ...
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Exporting map frame to JPEG with world file (or GeoTIFF) using ArcPy for ArcGIS Pro?

Is it possible to export a Map Frame to JPEG with a world file (JPW) that respects its extent? Using ArcGIS Pro 2.0.1 (and I think the behaviour at 1.4.1 was the same) I have noticed something that ...
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Opening ArcGIS Pro map in ArcMap?

According to Esri, ArcGIS Pro is not a replacement for ArcGIS For Desktop and both can to be used side by side. I tried migrating/importing Map Document, etc. to ArcGIS Pro but I do not see the same ...
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Points within polygons in different projections

I have a polygon and a point feature class in some projection. The points are contained within the polygons The points are always inside the polygons no matter the projection destination I'm ...
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Changing layout element order in ArcGIS Pro?

I cannot find an option to change the order of Layout elements in ArcGIS Pro (1.3.1). This is where you right-click > Order on a map element and choose from Bring to Front, Send to Back, Bring ...
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Fitting known size polygons into irregular polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a task that sounds simple, but I just can't get through the last step. I need to find suitable areas where wind farms that have a size of 500x150 meters, could be placed. The restrictions are ...
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Starting Python Shell Window of IDLE for use with ArcGIS Pro?

Prior to installing ArcGIS Pro 1.3 (I am now at 1.3.1), on Windows 7 SP1, I have been starting IDLE in a Python Shell Window from the Windows Start Menu using IDLE (Python GUI) in the Python 3.4 ...
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Copying attribute table to Excel in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcMap I can select all rows in the attribute table, right click one of the grey boxes, copy and then paste into excel: There is no Copy option in Pro. How can this be done in ArcGIS Pro (...
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Batch Exporting Layouts to PDF in ArcGIS Pro using ArcPy?

Is there a way to batch export layouts in an ArcGIS Pro document to a specific format? For example exporting all layouts to PDF in a file directory. This was possible with multiple MXDs using ...
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Automating line adjustment to a point or a series of points in ArcGIS Suite?

There are multiple toolboxes in ArcGIS Suite that deal with geographic transformation and correction, such as Spatial Adjustment, Rubbersheeting, and Snap. I'm not sure how to best use a tool to ...
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Calculating Polsby-Popper Score Using ArcGIS Pro Field Calculator gives ERROR 000539?

This operation is using the Field Calculator in ArcGIS Pro 2.1. I am trying to calculate the Polsby-Popper Score for Congressional Districts. I have calculated the Geodesic Area and Geodesic ...
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ArcGIS Pro 3D rasters?

I am trying to use ArcGIS Pro to create a 3D scene using an elevation surface (.tif) generated from drone imagery. The tif is projected and contains the elevation information, but I cannot get ArcGIS ...
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Parcel Division with Donut Parcels

I am trying to create an environmental sampling plan using an irregular shaped polygon. I need to divide an irregular shaped polygon into 30 equal area polygons. I have multiple sampling plans that I ...
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Evaluating training samples for supervised image classification in ArcGIS Pro?

Its my first time using ArcGIS Pro and I have started doing a supervised classification. In most software you have some tools such as histograms, scatterplots and/or statistics to evaluate training ...
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Is there an ArcGIS Pro Style Manager like ArcMap's?

Is there a way to manage all your styles within ArcGIS Pro? I tried looking under Symbology and Options but cannot seem to find a place to manage my custom styles so that I can reuse them in other ...
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Creating Custom Symbology Patchs for ArcGIS Pro Map Legends?

Does anyone know if it is possible to create a custom symbology patch to be applied to a map legend in ArcGIS Pro? I know this was possible in ArcGIS Desktop within the legend properties dialog, ...
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ArcGIS Pro and Delphi Development

I've been creating tools for ArcMap using Delphi through COM even though it isn't officially supported and I'd like to know if that will still be possible with ArcGIS Pro?
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Using ArcGIS Pro Explore tool?

I'm experimenting with this new ArcGIS Pro 2.0+ that became available at my workplace (currently using ArcMap), and I'm experiencing some inconsistencies with datasets brought in via query layers from ...
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DSM quality lower in ArcGIS Pro than PhotoScan

I am processing aerial photos collected with an automated drone flight into orthomosaics and DSMs, and have noticed the quality of outputs produced in PhotoScan is much higher than those produced in ...
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Changing Legend Arrangement/Style in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcMap 10.3 you were able to change the vertical/horizontal arrangement of patch, label, description in the legend via the Style button on the Legend Properties Items tab. I cannot locate ...
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Customizing ArcGIS Pro using addins vs python tools? [closed]

With the upcoming release of ArcGIS Pro and the eventual retirement of Desktop and ArcObjects does it make more sense to start new customizations in python or continue to use ArcObjects/addins for the ...