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Shape area of polygon is different when adding them together after an intersection

I have intersected two layers so i have noticed that one polygon in layer 1 falls a little in a polygon of layer 2. Polygon in layer 1 is 500.00 SqM after intersection the polygon which has now ...
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Input (raw_input and input) in Arcmap python script [duplicate]

I have question about user input in ArcMap. When asking for a input i get a runtime error. Is it not possible to implement input functions in the interactive Python interpreter? Tested both ...
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List ArcGIS geodatabase feature classes on Python console using ListFeatureClass function

I am trying to create a new script with a hard-coded geodatabase filename, that lists the feature classes it contains to the console. I know there are several ways to do this, but I decided to to use ...
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Multiple CSV to Shapefiles in ArcMap [closed]

I am using ArcMap 10.7. Is there is Python code or a model to amend and output multiple CSV files into a single shapefile?
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Make IPictureMarkerSymbol file path accessible to all users?

I've written a little java add-in button for ArcDesktop 10.4, in eclipse, which makes a new ArcMap layer with some points. My goal is to assign a picture as the symbol for each of these points. I have ...
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Selection by Attribute ArcMap add-in

I am building an addin that will create a selection of multiple features that fit within the scope of multiple 'where' statements. All fields will be within the same layer, the layer will always be ...
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extracting KML elevation data [closed]

I am using ArcMap. How do I convert a KML file (line) to a shapefile that includes the elevation profile information? I need a shapefile with the elevation data and also to have the elevation ...
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Atribute tables merge and feature union [closed]

Is there a Geoprocessing tool that can makes features union like a union tool (ArcMap tool) and merge atribute tables like a merge (ArcMap tool) do? I have 2 shapefiles in ArcMap, I want to do ...
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Writing script to append Multiple GPX Files using ArcPy

I am using ArcMap 10.7. How do I write a script to insert multiple GPX Files as a Feature Class? What I was thinking is batching the files together in to one file and then running the code I ...
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Stripping part of text value using Python Parser of ArcMap Field Calculator [closed]

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.7. Using Field calculator and the Python function strip, I was able to obtain that in a test: *!test_S!.strip("ab")* Value in the source field : abcdefghij - Result in ...
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Why might Location Allocation give long paths when much shorter paths exist?

I'm using location-allocation in the network analyst toolbox of ArcMap to add features to my map. My objective function is to minimize impedance (meters). The image below shows the result. As you ...
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Attribute table empty on a layer filled with data

I have inserted some data from an .xls file and marked it on a map in ArcMap on a layer named "Kafichi" However when I right click on the layer and click on "Open Attribute Table" it gives me an ...
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Getting shapefile in which both non-overlapping and intersected polygons are present using ArcMap

I have a polygon shapefile (Shapefile-A). In this shapefile there are some polygons which overlap and some don't overlap. I want to take intersection these overlapping polygons and make a new ...
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Spatial Adjustment of Many Points in Geometric Network

I have been receiving surveyed water valve data and editing our point feature class accordingly. The current procedure is to use the attribute transfer mapping tool and click from source layer to ...
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Removing polygon sliver other than by using graphic-to-feature

I often have to edit the edges of polygons to match or be cut by the edges of other polygons with complex shapes. This sometimes leaves disconnected slivers. Is there a simpler/faster way to remove ...
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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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Getting RuntimeError while creating CreateGISServerConnectionFile using Python

I'm inexperienced using Python and keep getting a RuntimeError when I try to follow the instructions to create an ags server connection file on this page - https://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/10.5/...
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Iterate raster data error 00964

I'm building a model in arcmap 10.7 model builder to determine zonal statistics for multiple raster in a geodatabase. The model works, but only when i run it through model builder. When I try to run ...
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ArcMap - Labeling Expression - If-then, else

I am very new to writing expressions. I am working with address data. We want to display the street number and #unit number if there is a unit, and just the street number if the unit field is empty. I ...
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Relationship between fields, using domains and subtypes [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to make some kind of filter within a attribute table for added data. There reason for this is so that any user of the database can fill in information, but is "guided" for ...
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Analyzing Overlap of Road Density and Polygons Using ArcGIS Pro

How do I calculate the overlap of a road density raster layer with polygons for each raster cell? I want to calculate the area of a set of polygons overlapping each raster cell and the corresponding ...
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Normal template mxt (normal.mxt) migration during ArcGIS Desktop upgrade

We are upgrading from ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 version to ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1 How do I migrate the Normal.mxt for 500+ users ?
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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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Seeking global projection suitable for raster preserving equal area

I have a global tif file in epsg:4326 and a shapefile of points distributed around the global. I want to retrieve the sum of the value of pixels around 10km of each point. One obvious thing to do is ...
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Converting polygon to TIN

I have a polygon shapefile that I'd like to convert to a TIN in order to use the Spatial Analyst tools on with ArcMap. Specifically I want to calculate the volume of a polygon if it were filled with 4 ...
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Calculating shape_area in ArcMap

I am trying to extract the area of a catchment against Elevation (in classes) [screenshot attached below] The steps I used are: Clip the catchment area from DEM Classify the area in 20 classes ...
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Using Strip Map Index scale in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.4, and I am not using Data Driven Pages. I used the Strip Index tool to separate my big scale map into smaller rectangulars each of 1:5000 scale. I set the fixed scale of 5000 ...
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Merging cells automatically in ArcMap

I want to merge the cells[green] in ArcMap as shown in picture below. Is there any way to do it automatically instead of manually? There are 200 classes and every time I need to merge the cells for ...
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Converting radians to arithmetic degrees

I need to convert angles that are in radians from Due east to arithmetic degrees for Creating arrows based on GPS velocities to show displacement The Radians definition for my data is: Degrees ...
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Polygon to polygon spatial join without double counting join features using ArcGIS Desktop

I am a new GIS user trying to aggregate local ward-level voting data up to a broader county-level using a Spatial Join. Generally a given ward is within only one county, so a JOIN_ONE_TO_ONE for the ...
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Inserting multiple data frames based on a smaller scale [closed]

I am using ArcMap 10.4. I have a large dimension map that need to show different parts of it in multiple maps with smaller scales (like the image attached which is a sample file that I have and I ...
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Identify raster data for many xy coordinates

I do not have much experience with GIS. Currently, I have two raster files in ArcMap. I will have to derive data from these rasters for over 5000 xy coordinates. Below I described the approach I am ...
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Point Distance Tool not licensed errors [duplicate]

I've some problems concerning Point Distance in ArcGIS 10.5. Whenever I try it to open, this tool appeared "require licensed tools".
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Finding point from Layer B that matches point from Layer A using search radius

I have two point shapefiles of trees from two different surveys. I want to verify if data from Survey A matches data from Survey B. I want to create a search radius of 10m around each tree from ...
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TauDEM: identical flow accumulation values along stream

I recently discovered TauDEM and overall experience is fantastic. However I found something weird, when computing flow accumulation (ESRI ArcGIS term) or D8 Contributing area (TauDEM term). Some ...
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Flow Direction tool outputs strange raster that doesn't work with subsequent hydrology tools

My main goal here is to end up with a shapefile that simply defines the ridgeline in a given area. I followed the directions at How To: Identify ridgelines from a DEM and am having some trouble. ...
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ArcMap - Definition query with subquery using a date returns wrong result

In ArcMap 10.6, I am using the following definition query on a featureClass to get the features that are underway but the results is not what I expected. Data are stored in an Enterprise geodatabase ...
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Transfering GPX files from Basecamp to CSV files for use in ArcMap

How do I transfer GPX files from Garmin Basecamp to CSV files for use in ArcMap? I have saved all my points and tracks in Basecamp and now need to plot them on ArcMap.
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Error in executing query while selecting features on map

I'm working on an ArcMap add-in that attempts to streamline doing feature class queries. It mostly works, but there is one bizarre behavior that I'm attempting to track down. There is one Feature ...
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Creating relationship database in ArcGIS Desktop

I am creating a file geodatabase with a feature class. I have created attribute columns in which a few of them have domain value YES/NO but when I select, NO, I have to provide a measurement value as ...
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Locking layer from being edited in ArcMap

I'm using data driven pages to create ~40 page map and I did so by creating a grid. I want to move and delete labels based upon the grid pattern so I do need to see it in data view, but a number of ...
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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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Assigning legend items to specific column using Data Driven Pages

When using Data Driven pages, I'd like to be able to assign legend items to specific columns. I have each of the 3 top layers set to "only show classes that are visible in the current map extent." ...
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Clipping NLCD Land Cover Data in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.7. I am somewhat new to geospatial data analysis and have an analysis question that I am hoping the community here might be able to assist with. I am working with a large raster ...
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WMS Server Imagery not exporting to pdf

I'm creating a map in ArcMap 10.6 and I'm having trouble exporting it to a PDF. Everything exports fine to PDF except for some SPOT imagery that I've loaded through a WMS Server. The imagery displays ...
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Converting Raster to Polygon/Shapefile using ArcMap without Spatial Analyst or 3D Analyst

I have a floating point raster file which I want as a polygon for visual purposes so I can trace/trim/etc. the polygon (unless there is a way I can trace the raster?). Looking into other posts on ...
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WGS84 expressed in meters - default projection in ArcMap

I am trying to identify the correct coordinate system for some data, with x and y expressed as (for example, data located roughly in the UAE): 6,220,199; 2,742,099 I haven't come across these 7-...
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Multi choice parameter data type in ArcMap Toolbox

I'm a beginner ArcMap user. I created a toolbox in ArcMap/mytoolboxes which will run an specific Python script from my hard drive. In my python script I need user to choose between 2 options. I want ...
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Locking Graphic Elements in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.5. I'm trying to lock graphic elements (rectangle in my case) to prevent it from being selected and moved when I'm working in layout mode. I looked up ESRI help and got this ...
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Using ArcMap ModelBuilder

Attempting to import and convert Excel spreadsheets to tables then add XY Coordinates to the tables. The tool runs and provide the output tables below, but I cannot get the second part of the tool to ...