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Questions tagged [arcmap]

ArcMap is the main application of ArcGIS for Desktop and the tag for that (arcgis-desktop) should normally be used in preference

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Copy 1000s of features into another feature class [on hold]

I have 2055 features I need to copy to another feature class. I created the new feature class with new fields and field order, so it's not a simple "export data" solution. If I select all 2055 ...
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Creating one TIN for each iterated point and line dataset from gdb using ModelBuilder?

I need to create a TIN for every line/point dataset out of two geodatabeses. The point and line datasets have the same ending name. This is my approach how to build up the model: Am I missing ...
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Splitting point shapefile in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I have a shapefile with few points, I would like to export in separately shapefiles for each point. I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and the split tool in ArcToolBox only works for polygons, but not for points....
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Importing CSV numbers formatted as string into ArcMap?

I'm importing a .csv that contains data that I am joining to a shapefile. The value that I am joining is shown in the first column of the image below. When I import the data into ArcMap the data in ...
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Extracting numbers from string field but omit some unnecessary cells using Python Parser of ArcMap Field Calculator?

I refer to Extracting numbers from string field using Python Parser of ArcMap Field Calculator? The script above works fine for me, but I have to develop it a little. What I want is just to omit ...
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Exporting ArcGIS Metadata to HTML with thumbnail?

I’m trying to export metadata as a pdf using ArcMap v10.6.1, but am unable to export it with the thumbnail. The output has "Thumbnail is not available." (see screenshot below). Would you know how to ...
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Calculating area of roads in multiple cities? [on hold]

I am in economics and am not familiar with GIS, but I have a research idea which would require me to learn how to use it. Specifically, I am looking at calculating the area covered by roads in around ...
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ArcMap: compare overlapping partially transparent rasters using swipe tool?

I'd like two compare two rasters in ArcMap 10.4. I can do this using the Swipe tool on the Effects toolbar, however, this only allows me to interactively drag the top layer over the bottom one (top ...
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GDAL: Using gdallocationinfo on a rotated SAR image to get pixel value at Coordinates

Some information: I must not re-sample the image, the pixels are rotated, and the image opens in Arcmap just fine. now, there are 15 GCPs on the raster (which make the pixels rotate) Progress: 1.When ...
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Resampling 0.7m Lidar to 10m DEM in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

How do I resample the 0.7 m lidar to 10 DEM in ArcGIS Desktop? What are the basic rules for checking the consistency?
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Removing white background from raster as well as cleaning up edges?

I am looking to remove white background from a tiff as well as cleaning up the edges. I have used display background values from the symbology tab as well as applying gamma stretch for edges.. I can ...
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Using ArcPy with ArcMap Layout View to ExportToTiff with geotags?

I feel like this should be a lot easier than it is, all I am trying to do is create a geotiff that contains spatial referencing from arcmap in an automated manner as I have thousands to create. ...
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Generating Printable Maps with Extent based on Scale using ArcMap? [on hold]

I'm new to printing maps with ArcMap and beginner in GIS as a whole, my intention is to print maps based on a given extent/polygon or area of interest using the same scale across. My problems are: ...
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Which datum transformation should I use when projecting from 4326 to 53008 in ArcMap?

I have a polygon shapefile which is on WGS84 and I want to re-project it on EPSG:53008 (World Sinusoidal). When I'm trying to do it either by 'Save as' or by 'Data management tool - Project" it says ...
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Why is my watershed delineation different- burned DEM vs non burned DEM?

Using ArcMap 10.4, I am trying to capture potential overland flow of farm ponds in a small watershedu. I've followed the typical steps for preparing a DEM for watershed delineation (pit removal, flow ...
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Finding areas which are inside maximum of 2 buffer zones using ArcMap?

I have a territory with supermarkets. I'd like to find the areas in this territory which has less than 3 supermarket in its vicinity. For that, I created a 1 mile buffer for each POI. Is there a way ...
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Calculating Densest Contiguous Square Mile (Population) using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a point shapefile for every housing structure in a particular area, and a value in the attribute table indicating the number of units in that structure. I also have a parcel layer with the ...
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Counting number of rows in attribute table using expression?

I am trying to figure out how to streamline a formula I am using in ArcMap. I'm pretty green at this; so hopefully this is an easy one for the more experienced programmers out there! I am using ...
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Creating geodatabase, that has all layers used in creating map from different geodatabses?

I have been working on creating a city map, that had layers sourced to different gdbs stored on my desktop, now my final product is ready after 3 months and I have to package the datasets and send ...
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Data sources are missing spatial reference data

I am trying to add a shapefile to a mxd file in =ArcGIS 10.6. When I do, I get the following error message: The polygon is always completely off the map. I have tried to use the define projection ...
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Warning Could not add the specified data object to the map

When I try to add data (Excel spreadsheet) from the Catalog I get the warning message noted above. Previously I have been able to add data from Excel files.
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ArcGIS If/Else with calculation

I am seeking to calculate the variable MASSSTAB through rounding the variable LAENGE and doing some basic math. My codeblock currently looks like this: x = long(round(!LAENGE!, -1)) def ifBlock(m, ...
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Importing Excel file into ArcGIS

I am importing Excel sheets into ArcGIS for map-making purposes. I have one column that is not recognized. I cannot figure out what is wrong with it, I have deleted it and remade it, checked the ...
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Converting string to float in Calculate Value for ModelBuilder?

In ArcMap 10.2 I have created a nested model where I am iterating through some feature classes in order to get the minimum value of a specific field for each of them and then collect the outputs using ...
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Create Line inside the lake in ArcMap?

I am trying to find shorthest path between multiple points. I am using new route under Network Analyst in ArcMap. But, if there is no road between points due to lake or sea, how can I find shortest ...
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Refering to (Joined) Field Names in arcpy in Field Calculator

I'm trying to update the locations of a point FeatureClass using a table. I have joined the table to the featureclass, and am attempting to use Field Calculator to update the SHAPE field. I found ...
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When tabulating area zone field doesn't populate in .dbf table

I am using the tabulate area tool to calculate area of habitat types around banding sites. Each site has a unique name, so I used that when selecting my zone_field in the tool. However, when I run ...
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Displaying only unique points (but querying the entire dataset)

Environment: I am using ArgGIS Server to host and ArcMap to publish my data. I have a layer with 3 million points, of the 3 million there are roughly 70,000 distinct coordinates (but each of the 3 ...
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Excluding boundaries using ArcMap?

I have round plots that include forest areas inside them (the picture is an example of one plot). I calculated the total perimeter of forest areas inside the plot. The problem is I want to exclude the ...
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Mapping density: Creating set range for multiple attribute tables

I have multiple attribute tables (for each state of a country) with data for population and area, and want to map population density. The standard way to map density (example below) automatically ...
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Match Points with Nearest Routes?

I am using new route analysis in ArcMap. I am trying to find shorthest route between multiple points. Some of the Points are not on the route, see green example in the picture below. I am trying ...
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Comparing Multiple Shapefiles

I have 4 shapefiles that I need to compare spatially, to highlight inconsistencies between them in ArcGIS. I have used the Feature Compare tool so far, but I'm looking for a faster way to compare the ...
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Why are my polygon features area being calculated as zero?

I am trying to measure the area of polygons within a larger polygon. However some of them, seemingly without reason are being calculated as having zero area. The highlighted regions are calculated as ...
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ArcGIS 10.4 Portal

Where can I download ArcGIS 10.4.1 Portal? I need Portal for publish my example task. Only has in Esri, but I haven't permit to enter there.
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Pan viewer window changes scale first time

I have written a simple tool to pan a viewer window (if present) to the centre of the map view, which reduces the number of clicks required and mouse travel to Pan Viewer to Map Location, it works ...
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Hurricane Wind Swath from track file

I'm working on creating a wind swath plot for Hurricane Irma. The input data looks like this: I used the buffer function in ArcMap and used the radius from input file which is in the nautical ...
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Rotating parcel in Parcel Fabric?

I am working in ArcMap wanting to rotate a parcel in parcel fabric. NOT working in parcel fabric you can click "S" for another rotating point to come up. However this does not work in parcel fabric....
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Error with traverse in parcel fabric

I just finished with a large traverse and got this error "Transfer data (XML Stream) has missing data)"? So I am reading the legal description off a deed and drawing the legal description into the ...
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Using tool “minus” in height model?

I'm doing a lab and I'm trying to understand exactly why I'm using the tool "minus". I have a raster which I'm calling "heights". I also have two rasters with water surfaces and watercourse. I have ...
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ArcMap's SegmentMeanShift tool fails in standalone script

The tool requires a Spatial Analyst license. It runs fine in the ArcMap Desktop application, but not when I port it to a standalone script using the outline here: Segment Mean Shift - Help It returns ...
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Counting number of rasters with values above 0?

I have 1345 rasters from MODIS daily temperature and I need to know the number of days when the temperature is above 0 degree celsius. For convenience, I have averaged the raster pixel value to give ...
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How to Refer to a Null value with ArcPy Expressions

I feel like this might be a bit of a simple answer but I can't figure out how to refer to Null values in a field using an expression in python. I've tried using the following as well as = None and =...
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Get Value of more than 1 row using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

In ArcMap, ModelBuilder, in the Model Only Tools, Get Value only takes the fist row. How can I now take 2 or more rows and only select values from a specific column? I want to rewrite them ...
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Displaying pointcloud symbolized with RGB values in ArcMap?

I know that I can display a LAS dataset in ArcScene with RGB Symbology, but is there a way of doing this in the 3D View window in ArcMap? The LAS Dataset toolbar only has symbology for elevation, ...
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Preventing labels from overlapping in ArcMap?

Im trying to prevent a mxd that has cluster of lables from overlapping these labels. What options do i need to select to ensure this? Labels have a prefered offset with a 500% Max offset. I have set ...
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Distance from edge of each polygon to nearest point, such that points within each polygon aren't included

Using ArcGIS 10.5, I have a cluster of polygons that represent districts (together this cluster of polygons creates a nation). I also have thousands of points that represent offices. I would like to ...
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Embedding images into feature class using ArcMap?

I have a feature class with 9,000+ points and want to add a new raster field which will contain a single image (photo) for each point. However with 9,000+ images you can imagine this can be a tedious ...
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Graduated color display of overlapping polygons in ArcMap

Is there a way to display overlapping polygons in a graduated color symbology based on the level of overlap within the same feature layer? For example, in one area of the map there are two polygons ...
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Help analyzing two imagery layers [duplicate]

One imagery layer that is before a fire and one that is of the burned areas after. I am trying to detect which houses were burned using the difference button with the image analysis tool and create a ...
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Decimal degree coordinates plotting incorrectly on basemap in ArcMap

I'm trying to plot some GPS coordinates onto the World Light Gray Canvas basemap, but they are not showing up near the correct location (Ecuador). I uploaded a shapefile for Ecuador which did show up ...