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Addin to Style Legend

I created an arcpy script to apply a style to my legend from my style template and it works when using the module within arcmap. But i want to add it as an addin button. import arcpy import Python ...
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Finding area between multiple polygons using ArcMap?

Fairly new to ArcMap 10.3, I'm trying to find a method to build a toolbox model to determine the area of flooding within a basin. The tricky part is that I need to remove the flooding within a pond. ...
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ArcMap crashing from multiple tools? [on hold]

Just uninstalled Desktop & Python27 folder and did full re-install. Still having this problem where ArcMap crashes when calculating fields, trying to open Geoprocessing Tools or Toolbox. Probably ...
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Copying Shape_Length and Shape_Area data (replace geometry tool) to other rows, or suitable alternatives using ArcMap?

I am working on mapping extents for historical construction plans using ArcMap 10.6. I have sets of these blueprints that I must draw out dozens of similar polygons using the replace geometry tool, ...
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Show image (photo) which is stored as base64 in ArcGIS

I have a PostGIS table which stores point data with images as attribute (in base64 data type). I would like to show the pictures from the column "bild" of the attribute table which look like this in ...
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Getting lines across Legend symbol in ArcMap export to PDF?

I am encountering an issue with an item in the legend when I use a page size of 36x48 for exported PDFs. The item, a library symbol, appears to have lines going through it. It looks fine with smaller ...
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Select or export features within layer that intersect one another, and also within distance in ArcMap

As shown in the image, I would like to select or export features within a layer that intersect one another, and also within a specified distance. I am trying to use the "Select Layer by Location" ...
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Automation of tracing of line until point layer in ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

Problem- Water Distribution system Im doing tracing manual work in arcgis since a long time and want to automate it. Can you help me with any trick or python or VB script? Layers available one ...
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ArcPy: Select_Analysis Invalid Characters

The following script produces the ERROR 000210: Cannot create output... .shp and ERROR 000354: The name containts invalic characters Failed to execute (Select.). The line with arcpy.Select_analysis ...
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WindowsError: [Error 32]

I get a windows error when trying to run my tool again in the same arc project. It does run again once I shut down ArcMap and reopen and run the tool. Any Ideas? import arcpy, os, shutil, sys # ...
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Copying feature service to local geodatabase using ArcPy and ArcGIS API for Python?

I am trying to export/copy a feature service to a local geodatabase where I can work on it locally. I have provided the code below. I keep getting an "Object: Error in executing tool" for the last ...
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ArcPy: Create NDVI with Raster Calculation and Map Algebra

My target is to create NDVI Rasters but I'm stuck with python loops, since I'm new to that, so sorry for a maybe basic question. I have 2 folders, one with rasters (tif) with the red band, the other ...
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Writing more than 1000 rows with arcpy.da.InsertCursor? [closed]

I have a GeoJSON which I'm able to successfully covert to a shapefile via the following process: using arcpy.asShape to find geometry, and inserting this geometry as new fields using cursor insertRow)....
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arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management ExecuteError

This python code works in ArcGIS Pro but Not in ArcMap . I read some issues that mention a get around by making a feature layer. I tried that and I then get an error saying polytest doesn't exist. ...
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Export Table to Excel works in ModelBuilder but not in MXD?

I have created model that take user input from a picklist and then outputs the selected data into an Excel File. When I run the model inside of ModelBuilder it outputs an Excel file that is exactly as ...
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Getting attribute from intersecting polylines using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 I've got 1 polyline feature class, which includes aprox. 500 lines with attributes (streets). To fill out certain documentation, I need to know which streets cross each of ...
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Least cost path creating unwanted straight lines

I’m very much a beginner with GIS and I’m stuck creating a least cost path. Basically, I’m trying to highlight which river valleys would most likely be flooded in the event of a volcanic eruption ...
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Dividing country into maps of scale 1:25000 (metres)?

I want to divide a country into a grid of maps that will be of 1:25000 scale. I am not sure how to approach this. Create fishnet seems like a good ending point. I have some old maps of the given scale....
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Using ArcGIS Desktop to convert GML to Shapefile? [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to convert a gml file into a shapefile without using python?
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Align center meridian to north in ArcMap 10.3

I got a task which says: "All data are available in the coordinate scanning system ETRS_1989_UTM_Zone_32N. For the card this reference system is to be maintained. The Central Meridian is to be aligned ...
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Is image to image registration needed for L1 temporal datasets from Landsats

I am working on a project with Level 1 temporal datasets from Landsat 5, 7 and 8. My target is to calculate the NVDI and compare it over time with another index at the same AOI. Do I need to ...
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Raster appears unaligned with other data layers?

We use the Dallas-Ft Worth rasters for our internal processes. We use publicly-accessible data to superimpose markings representing runways and runway ends (the dark gray line and green dots on the ...
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Problem showing classes on Supervised Classification using ArcMap

I'm using ArcMap 10.5. With the "Image Classification" tool I create all the polygons with the training areas for each class. I use "merge" and give the name of the classes (ocean, river, urban...) ...
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Updating field of point which fits in region using ArcMap?

I have a problem when I was working with ArcMap: I want to get value from a field of a region and update for points which fit in that region, I don't known what tools can do it. What tool should I ...
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Stationing Callouts using VBScript Labeling in ArcMap?

I have a shapefile that I'm trying to produce a specific label for using VBScript. I'm using the values in the [MEASURE] field. "PI: " & INT([MEASURE]/100) & "+" & (ROUND(([MEASURE] - INT(...
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Expanding raster with many zone values using ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.6.1 and I need to expand a large raster with tens of thousands of zones by 1 cell using either the expand tool or a map algebra expression. The tool asks to specify each zone to ...
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Changing Symbology Reflected in Others?

In ArcMap, I have a basemap that a couple people use at once and since I tend to make a lot of changes I've just copied the basemap but the layers are the same. As I am changing the symbology of my ...
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ArcMap - ArcObjects Text in Layout mode not showing

Refactoring VBA to VB.NET and most parts of the code is working expect for the part where I want to show the layername with today's date in the layout mode (pTextElement.Text) Any ideas why the text ...
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Updating Symbology on Layer using ArcPy?

I've been trying to update the symbology of a layer on my Python script. The layer that is to be updated shows the percentage of an age range in each region across a county. I have created a test ...
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Connecting Oracle Database 11g in ArcMap?

I installed Oracle Database Enterprise Edition 11g(11.2.0.1) in my machine. And I installed ArcMap Desktop 10.3.1 on another machine. Whenever I am trying to create a direct connection of Oracle DB ...
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Extract/Clip LAS (LiDAR lasd) based on shapefile, using ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap 10.6

I have a few large LAS files which span a big area. I have created an .lasd dataset in ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap 10.6. I want to use a shapefile to define the extent of the LAS file, and extract/filter ...
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Making rhomboid with user defined angle in ArcMap?

I need to capture some buildings in ArcMap 10.3. It works fine for perfectly rectangle buildings, but whenever some location has buildings with an angle like a rhomboid then it became very time ...
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Imported Excel Spreadsheet Creates Null Values

I've imported an Excel spreadsheet into ArcMap 10.5 and one of the columns entirely populates with NULL values. That column is just "reference numbers" so its just numbers from 1-180 in increasing ...
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Extending polylines with points from Excel/Access file

I have a .shp-file filled with polylines, where some of them are currently being drawn as a straight line from A-B, where in reality they curve a lot along the way. In the shapefile, I have an "ID" ...
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Changed Projection Using Project but it still doesn't change [duplicate]

I changed the projections of shapefiles using only the Project tool, but it does not change the projection. I projected them to be Albers Equal Area. I checked the data frame properties and the ...
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Why in ArcMap, batch processing with custom model, gives each output identical name? [duplicate]

In ArcMap 10.7, I'm trying to use batch processing on a custom model. The problem I'm having as seen from the picture below, is that the output files are given the name of the first output file, even ...
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Using list of PIN14 numbers and addresses to replace addresses in ArcMap attribute table?

In my attribute table I have a PINs field and an Address field (along with other zoning information) that I want to replace with correct addresses. Is there a way I can have ArcMap go through and ...
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Dissolving/aggregating/combining points by proximity using ArcMap?

I'm teaching a GIS lab where we have groups of students go out and collect GPS coordinates of security phones on campus using the Survey 123 app. Because of the way the it is set up, multiple groups ...
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Setting up a relationship class between two feature classes

I am working on a project that involves a line feature class that represents roads and a point feature class that represents defects on the roads. I am trying to relate the point feature class to the ...
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Counting points contained in polygon for large number of points in ArcMap?

I'm trying to determine the number of points within a set of polygons for a large number of points. There are 2GB of lat-long coordinates in a CSV file, and I want to see how many are contained in ...
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Exporting toolbox from ArcGIS 10.5 (Python 2.7) to ArcGIS 9.3 (Python 2.5)?

I built an interface using ArcGIS 10.5.0 with Python ver. 2.7, I want to export this toolbox to an other PCs that using ArcGIS 9.3 with Python ver. 2.5. I did it using Toolbox save as but the toolbox ...
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Adding Z value to attribute table of shapefile from DEM? [duplicate]

I have one shape file(polygon) downloaded from freely available sites. I want to add the Z value or height value into it. I have corresponding DEM file. The Z column has come after using the 'Add ...
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Grouping Polygons based on Pipes Upstream from Main Pipeline?

I am looking to group polygons together that are upstream of a trunk sewer line (Main Pipeline). Basically, the trunk sewers all have other (regular) sewers branching off of them. All of these sewers ...
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Combining attributes of tiff layer file and shapefiles they fall into?

I am currently using ArcMap 10.5 and having trouble combining information of two layers. One is a tiff file with land classification data, and the other is a shapefile with broad scale regions. Is ...
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Speed up ArcPy CopyRows_management process on large feature layer?

I am attempting to automate an ArcMap process with Python and I am having difficulty with a particular part of a process taking too long when performed on larger datasets. The process is as follows: ...
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Extending line to points an unspecified distance using ArcMap? [duplicate]

I would like to extend polylines (roads) to existing points (addresses points). Mostly driveways that are very close to the points. Extend Line does not do it since it requires a specified distance ...
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Finding“NoData” area/percentage using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a RGB raster that has been processed to remove cloud/shadow coverage and then put in a mosaic with other RGB rasters to fill in the missing gaps. Unfortunately all the gaps have not been ...
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Why isn't the option to create a Network Dataset available?

I'm trying to create a network data set from a roads file (something that has worked before), but now for some reason the option to do it is not available. What could be the problem? Why wouldn't the ...
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Add Layer Failed

I am having an issue after my IT department changed my user login profile info. Everything works fine except for a bunch of layer files we use that reference imagery services. Everytime I try to bring ...
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Opening ArcGIS Pro layer in ArcMap?

I received a layer package (lpkx) from a client. Finding out I couldn't open it in ArcMap led me to discover that this is a newer version of the software (ArcGIS Pro). I managed to install that and ...