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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Counting overlapping polygons from one Shapefile using ArcGIS Desktop

I have a shapefile with 16,400 polygons. Each polygon shows the expansion of a bird species for the whole world. Now I have to count the overlapping polygons. I tried it with union and dissolve (...
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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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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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Saving ArcGIS Pro symbology to PostGIS DB for each layer

I want to have a default style/symbology assigned to each layer in a PostGIS database so that whenever it is loaded in ArcGIS Pro, it will come up with the default style. There is a way in QGIS to ...
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Including multiple layouts in one ArcGIS Desktop 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 of ArcMap) within one ArcGIS Desktop project? I often ...
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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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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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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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Does Calculate Geometry tool exist in ArcGIS Pro?

Does ArcGIS Pro have a Calculate Geometry tool available for use?
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Stopping Ribbon from Auto Collapsing in ArcGIS Pro

In ArcGIS Pro 2.7 how do you stop the ribbon from collapsing every time you click outside of the ribbon? For example, to edit a polygon I must click the Edit menu option, this opens the ribbon and I ...
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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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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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Converting lyrx file or style manager stylx file from ArcGIS Pro to ArcMap

Is there a way to either convert a lyrx file or the style manager stylx file from ArcGIS Pro 2.0 into anything that can be used in ArcMap 10.5? I have symbology for about 100 items in ArcGIS Pro ...
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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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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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How does Empirical Bayesian Kriging of ArcGIS Pro handle sampling bias?

In ArcGIS Pro, simple kriging approaches allow you to de-cluster your data before applying a normal-score transformation. According to the Esri guideline, normal-score transformations are only ...
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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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Adding feature class to Map in CURRENT project using ArcPy in ArcGIS Pro?

I want to add a feature class within a Geodatabase to a map in ArcGIS Pro (1.4.1) using arcpy. I am converting some python code from ArcGIS Desktop to ArcGIS Pro. This issue is very similar to: ...
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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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Unable to activate cloned ArcGIS Pro default Python environment due to missing packages

To be brief, I am unable to activate cloned copies of the default ArcGIS Pro python environment, receiving an error message that required packages are missing. I am using ArcGIS Pro 2.7.0 I am trying ...
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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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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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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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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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Using one map, multiple layouts, each with different layers in ArcGIS Pro?

I was wondering whether it's possible in ArcGIS Pro to create multiple layouts for one map, which contains different layers (e.g. aerial photo, buildings and soiltype). After prepping the map in 'map ...
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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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Why is ArcGIS Pro so slow? [closed]

I know this has been asked before, and there have been a lot of responses to this; https://community.esri.com/t5/arcgis-pro-questions/why-does-arcgis-pro-have-to-be-so-slow/td-p/599220 Redrawing slow ...
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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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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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Merging drone/photogrammetry-derived DEM and satellite-derived DEM using ArcGIS Pro

I have a DEM that was produced from drone images at a site of interest, processed through Agisoft Metashape. Because I used a drone, the site-level DEM boundaries/edges are irregular rather than ...
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Detecting ArcGIS Pro version using ArcPy

Is there a Pythonic way (e.g. arcpy, os) to detect which version of ArcGIS Pro is installed on a machine (e.g. 2.8.1 vs 2.8.2)? I found a similar question for ArcPy in ArcMap (Detecting format/version ...
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Using raster as 3D layer in ArcGIS Pro

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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ArcGIS Pro unable to export models as Python code

ArcGIS Pro 2.1 does not allow saving / exporting of a model constructed with ModelBuilder as a Python script. It seems that the only way we can circumvent this limitation is to click on each ...
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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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Finding common Intersection area of each pair of rectangles with circle buffers inside each one using ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro

I'm in ArcGIS Pro environment and for this case a simple Intersect tool is not enough, so I'm trying some Python scripting. Below is the rectangles and the circle buffers that I need their pair ...
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Finding current map in ArcGIS Pro Project using ArcPy?

I try to do the following in ArcGIS Pro with ArcPy: I want to select the current map in a project, in which the user is currently working. So far I have just one map so I can do it like this: aprx = ...
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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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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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