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Paste is greyed out - ArcGIS 10.4.- Can't edit in ArcMap!

I'm having a silly problem in edit session within ESRI ArcMap 10.4. I'm trying to copy from a polygon feature to a polygon feature and when I'm using copy function the paste function turns instantly ...
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Make a hyperlink to a folder, not a file, in ArcMap

I am trying to have a hyperlink open a folder of files, not launch a specific file. I have successfully made it open the file, but I just want it to open the folder the file is in within Windows ...
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Data Driven Page using two layer to control layout

I have two polygon shapefile, CANTON.shp and RODAL.shp from a forest management project (1CANTON containing 1 or more RODAL) I need to create an atlas with ArcMap that prints every record from RODAL....
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Q1) Doing co-relation between LST and NDVI Q2) where to find labs for soil indices [closed]

Q1) I have done co-relation of NDVI and LST using Landsat 8-9 but the value of r is 0.16897. How do I get a value like 0.8 or 0.9? Q2) I want do soil indices like CVI, OSAVI and others but can't find ...
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Change detection in ArcMap

I tried to do change detection using ArcMap. To do this I followed the following steps. Convert from raster to polygon via "value" field (aware as I have 7 classes) Dissolve through ...
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ArcGIS Field with Greek characters lost on export

I have a shapefile that has a field that is string(12) and some rows contain two Greek characters. When I open the shapefile in ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro and select export data, all the rows that contain ...
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ArcMap "datum transformation is expected, but the parameter is empty" projection error

I have a feature class in GCS North American 1983 that I need to convert to US National Atlas Equal Area. When I try to use the Project feature in ArcToolbox, after selecting ...
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Land facet analyst- TP- 6 position using ArcMap

I want to do it in ArcMap in Land Facet Corridor - Topographic position index tools- Topographic position, 6 category, but I have this error: Record Call Stack Sequence - Bottom line is error line. ...
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Raster calculator giving unexpectedly large and integer results

I am trying to divide one raster ("s05") by the other ("d_05") and the resulting raster ("SdivD") is giving me some suspicious values. I am using ArcMap. The raster s05 ...
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Auto Exporting Individual PDFs from Data Driven Pages

I am trying to figure out how best to modify this script from Esri so that instead of exporting all of my data driven pages into one PDF, it exports each page to its own PDF, while also naming the ...
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Fixing scale to symbols in ArcMap

I inserted symbols in a digitized map, but when zoomed out, the symbols get bigger and zoomed in they get smaller. I know that the scales of symbols can be fixed in ArcGIS Pro, but how can this be ...
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Merging two shapefiles only for those polygons that have same boundaries or within tolerance distance using ArcMap

I have two shapefiles for district boundaries of India in 2001 and 2020. Because boundary of districts changed over time since districts merge and split, I want to export only those districts (they ...
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Running Model on Feature Class with Attachments Enabled

I have a question regarding ArcGIS ModelBuilder. I've created a model that calculates a few fields. It runs flawlessly when attachments are NOT enabled on the feature class. However, I need the ...
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Attribute table blank after exporting from successful Display XY

I loaded a .csv file into ArcMap 10.7. There are no spaces or weird characters in the field names. The fieldnames are less than 10 characters long. There are no blank fields. I am able to successfully ...
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DSM void filling results into problems with pixels (using ArcMap)

Before writing here I exhausted any online resources, blogs, videos etc I could find. Here's my problem, with photos and a thorough explanation. I have a very high res DSM (5m) that has holes (voids). ...
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Convert labels to annotations is messing up the label format

Has anyone else experienced this before? For a few of the projects I've been working on (but not all, so this doesn't happen all the time) I have features that I want to label with these fairly large ...
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Select element switching to pan using ArcMap

Does anyone know if there's a way to keep the "select element" tool from automatically switching to the "pan" tool when changing from layout view to data view in ArcMap 10.7? I ...
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Adding vertices to lines at specific x,y coordinates and move these new vertices to change polyline shape

I have a map of a power grid and a feature class containing all secondary conductors that are overlapped by a primary conductor. For connectivity to remain uninterrupted and avoid a loop in the ...
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Watershed Delineation

I am trying to delineate just the catchment area of some lakes, and am wondering the correct way to do this. I already have a filled DEM, along with a flow direction and a flow accumulation raster. Is ...
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Reverse geocoding problem

I did an address locator on ArcMap and I published the geocode service on ArcGIS Server. When entering the long/lat I got the address but when trying the reverse geocode it didn't get the address.
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Distinguishing between Layers and TableView using ArcPy

I am working with ArcMap and am using ArcPy. My task is to loop through MXDs and find broken data sources. My code is: mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(fullPath) brknMXD = arcpy.mapping....
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Converting WGS 84 Coordinates to Arc 1950 coordinates using ArcMap

I am using ArcMap. How can I convert WGS 84 coordinates to [Arc 1950][35s] coordinates? e.g S12.14127 E25.96643 S12.23535 E25.90588 S12.23535 E25.90588 S12.23859 E25.79461 S12.27073 E25.66638
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Excluding data from DTM using ArcMap

I am using ArcGIS 10.8.2 and I would like to estimate the least cost path between points. I am using a DTM with two lakes and I would exclude these from the least cost path estimation. I made some ...
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ModelBuilder not giving actual result

I have 20 pairs of origin and destination. I also have 20 different line barriers for those pairs, as I want to determine the shortest path between them. If the name of the origin and destination is ...
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Move Text Box automatically when using Data Driven Pages

I have a map series set up to use data driven pages. My problem is that I have a text box that uses dynamic text that overlaps with the boundary of the data driven feature (in this case, a town line). ...
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Select polyline features and see total length in ArcMap

I have a layer of polylines representing sewer mains. I want to break the layer down into groups of approximately the same length and area. Is there a way I can select multiple features in ArcMap and ...
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Features disappear from layer

I have a problem with my newly created layers. I have drawn a lot of features and most of them disappeared during the weekend while the pc was turned off. They are not visible in the drawing, in the ...
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Creating features from JSON without writing to disk first using ArcPy

In ArcPy, I want to use JSONToFeatures_conversion, but I'm working with data that I pulled from a web service. I have no need to save the data to disk. So, I thought I could do something like this: fd ...
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Creating Raster to Point data using ArcMap ModelBuilder Iterate raster tool

Creating Raster to Point data using ArcGIS ModelBuilder Iterate raster Raster material is in folder (ffaa) Using Iterate rasters in model builder Select folder 1 (ffaa) in step 2 Raster to point ...
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Only Interpolating within a polygon feature in ArcMap 10.1

I have sample points within a single polygon feature class that I would like to interpolate, likely using kriging. The problem is the sample points and polygon boundaries are many miles apart and ...
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When converting a layer to a KML file, the Name field is not being used for the pop-up title in Google Earth

I'm using Arc Map 10.7 to create a KML that shows point data representing milepoints along a bunch of roadways. I want the pop-up when you click one of those points to display the milepoint number as ...
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Removing gap between polygons in ArcMap

I have a large shapefile with polygons. Some of them have roads between them, but apparently the roads have been deleted. Therefore, there is only space between the polygons. I want them removed in ...
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Quickly changing outline color of polygon in ArcGIS Desktop without opening Symbol Selector?

In ArcGIS Desktop 10, I know it's possible to quick change the fill color of a polygon by right-clicking the symbol box of any layer and just pick a simple fill color. Is there a way to change the ...
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Erasing raster cell using another raster that overlaps in ArcMap

I have 2 raster datasets one is methane data and the other is cloud cover data. What im trying to do is to remove methane data that overlaps with cloud cover data. I've tried the SetNull tool (Value ...
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ArcMap does not sort numbers of <1 correctly in unique values symbology

I have an issue in ArcMap when working with values that are lower than 1. In the symbology dialogue, when I go to unique values and choose all values for an attribute that has some values of <1, ...
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Exclude data from DTM

I am using ArcGIS 10.8.2 and I would like to estimate the least cost path between points. I am using a DTM with two lakes and I would exclude these from the least cost path estimation. I made some ...
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Basin shapefile into HEC-HMS coordinate system issue

I am trying to import a basin shapefile into HEC-HMS without going through with the whole HEC-GeoHMS process in an attempt to use HEC-HMS to calculate PMP values for the drainage area. I make a new ...
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Calculate Percent coverage using another raster, with dif resolution and orientation

I have a 0.5 meter raster that defines presence or absence (cells are either 1 or 0). I have another 5 meter raster, which I created. I would like to calculate a percent coverage of the underlying 0.5 ...
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ArcPy automated compression 'A check constraint violation has occurred. [sde.DEFAULT]'

We have an automatic Python script for ArcMap 10.8.1 which compresses our database nightly after employees have finished their work. We're getting this error preventing the automatic script to run, we ...
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Some Tools in Editor Toolbar Grayed out

I am using ArcMap 10.8 with a Basic Level License and Windows 10. I am in Data View. Have layer in TOC selected and started Edit session. I have removed the definition query from the feature class ...
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Exporting geodatabase file from ArcMap 10.0 to SQL Server?

I have a GIS feature class of lines in a file geodatabase that I want to export directly to SQL Server. I only have ArcMap 10.0 to view this file and I can't see how it is possible using that. Usually,...
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Cannot copy and paste into a layer

I am having a very frustrating problem in ArcMap. (This is all within the one enterprise geodatabase.) I am trying to copy and paste a feature from one layer to another (similar layers). I have been ...
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Snapping lines to lines in ArcMap

How can I move the red line so that it matches the blue line more or less quickly? (See image)
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ArcGIS Error 000861: Input feature is not valid

I am trying to execute IDW of dataset (.csv format) in ArcGIS 10.8. But it is showing following error How do I solve this problem?
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Exporting a raster with renderer enabled to file

I have a problem when trying to export a layer with renderer to a file. Basically, what I have at start is a correct IRasterDataset. Then I define a stretch renderer in form of IMultiPortColorRamp and ...
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Trying to export a document 8ft x 4ft from ArcMap and it keeps coming out blank

I have a simple MXD that I have the page size properties set to 8ft x 4ft, the intended output being a large wall poster of an orthophoto. I have set my data frame to the 8ft x 4ft size, brought in ...
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Areas of polygon within different buffer overlaps using ArcMap

I have two shapefiles, one with some 100 buffers and one with polygons of which I want to calculate the areas within the buffer overlap areas, but with regards to the adjacent buffers. E.g. the area ...
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Keeping symbology unaffected by data frame rotation in ArcMap?

In ArcMap 10.3, I am trying to recreate a city planning map that uses a lot of crosshatched and line-based symbology for different elements in the map legend like so: No projection information is ...
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Load map tile in ArcMap from Online image links

The problem: I have many image links as tile maps which are in equal dimension and related data content. They are stored online and they will change by time They are presentable in different zoom ...
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Calculate nearest town for 2900 lot centroids

I have 16 town point shapefiles. I have a layer of 2900 centroids for lots. I need to determine the nearest town for each of the centroids. The option I came up with is to Split by Attribute by ...

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