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How to add raster value with specific equation?

I am trying to develop a raster layer with the interference of streetlight in this example: As you can see there are multiple buffer rings around a point layer. I actually want to transform this ...
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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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Same LiDAR data but different results in ArcMap and eCognition

I have generated raster layers based on LiDAR Number of Returns in both ArcMap and eCognition but the results are quite different. I ArcMap I used LAS point to Statistics to Raster Tool, in the ...
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Export shapefiles in QGIS to import to ArcMap

I have one question regarding export shapefiles from QGIS to import after to ArcMap 10.6. I export the shapefiles as Save data/ESRI shapefile. After when I try to upload in ArcMap this shapefile, I ...
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Is there any way to create a legend from label classes or annotations in ArcGIS 10.2.2?

I have a single "geonames" layer with 56 label classes and another few layers with around 10 label classes. Each class has a different font and colour or graphic. I would like to add most of these ...
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Classifying range of symbology classes

I am going to be creating several dozen maps which all have a field with a range from 0 to 100. I need to classify these into symbology classes every 15 and make a legend out of this. However, the ...
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Zonal Statistics as Table gives error when there is no overlap

I'm trying to generate Zonal Statistics with a raster and set of polygons. In my case the polygons represent census tracts in the US and the raster is population density. The problem is that ...
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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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Making ArcGIS Python Add-In Extension immediately functional after install?

I have a Python add-in that includes an extension class. The only purpose of this extension is for some buttons in the add-in to be automatically enabled/disabled depending on if there are relevant ...
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Using 3 different Esri BaseMaps on different pages in Data Driven Pages

I am using ArcMap 10.6. I'm trying to use 3 different basemaps, Imagery, transportation, and hydrology in my data driven pages. They are saved and added to the map document as Layer files (.lyr) I ...
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Symbolize Rubberband Tracker as it tracks

I am trying to symbolize a rubberband tracker as it is drawing. The default symbol is a simple black line. When setting the symbol of the line in the ScreenDisplay method and and calling ...
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ADF Raster File to TIN Points?

I received a folder containing different .adf files ranging in size. My task is to turn this into a TIN file which then I can bring into Microstation. I have searched the web for days and it all ...
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ArcHydro catchment area of specific stream segment

I am given the task to create the catchment areas of specific streams/lakes. To sum it all up, I am looking to find the catchment areas for lake 1, stream, lake 2 and downstream of lake 2 all ...
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Creating ArcGIS Raster Catalog with date/time fields from directory of NITF images?

I have a directory of NITF files, each with the idatim (timestamp) field set. In the ArcMap properties, it shows up as "acquisition date" in the Key-Metadata table. I would like to be able ...
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Measure building lean in ArcMap?

I was wondering if anyone is aware of any tools that are available to measure building lean in ortho images from within ArcMap. I am aware of calculations and processes that can be used to measure and ...
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ArcMap - Export raster symbology to a raster function template programmatically

I would like to programmatically export symbology for a raster dataset as a raster function template xml file, as can be done by clicking the export button in the symbology tab of the layer properties ...
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ArcMap add-in (vb.net) datagridview will crash map when right click on the title part

I find the problem accidentally. In my ArcMap add-in, there is a search function which allows the user to search the geodb based on the value of a field. It works fine but today when I right click the ...
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In ArcMap, when using Add Surface Information, why are all avg_slope values positive?

I've got a polyline shapefile and a LIDAR elevation dataset. I've successfully used Add Surface Information (from 3D Analyst) to calculate the average slope (avg_slope) of each line segment. The ...
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How to normalize multiple PNG rasters with differing colormaps

I have a series of adjacent rasters which comprise a digital elevation model. Unfortunately they have been given to me as PNG files, rather than Esri Grids. The only key that I have to the actual ...
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Why does Topo to raster tool stall in ArcMap 10.1?

I'm having the following problem - An 8 mile by 4 mile set of 2 foot contours. Whenever I start the topo to raster tool, I get a constant loop of the tool running. And running, and running, and ...
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How to achieve the statusbar as the same effect with the arctoolbox‘s tool called in ArcMap add-in?

How to achieve the statusbar as the same effect with the arctoolbox‘s tool called in ArcMap add-in? i do not know how to use the progressbar as a result of my project involves in a large mount of data ...
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How to wire ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.Extension to a custom AddIn Button click event?

I am developing custom ArcMap toolbar with various AddIn tools, button and extension. I see the sample how to access the ActiveView events in the extension Initialize() method. private void ...
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Versioning an ArcMap Extension

When developing an ArcMap extension, is there an automatic way to handle versioning? In the snippet below, the Version tag can be updated manually, but is there a way to auto-increment it or let the ...
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VBA Convert decimal degree to Meters button

I have 2 data frames one which has WGS data in it and the other OSGB1936. I am trying to create a button where the user can input decimal degrees (WGS) and it will zoom them to that location in ...
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Getting layers from SDE with vba

Im running arcmap 9.1. i have the code that lists feature classes in a list box from the SDE. The users select from one list box and adds it to another list box. How do i get it to show the layer name ...
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Records in related table do not appear when using the 'Related Tables' button in attribute table

ArcMap 10 - Geodatabase with related tables & relationship classes. I've written a script that parses data between two databases. When I go into the attribute table of the point feature class and ...
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Convert shp to kml in ArcMap but it is not placed correctly in Googleearth

I have a shp polygon in GGRS87/Greek Grid. I want to display the polygons on googleearth. I use "layer to kml" tool in ArcMap. However when I open the kml in googleearth the polygons are not aligned ...
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Joining attribute of smaller polygon to attribute of biggest polygon when they are overlapping

I have two shapefile layers which include polygons. Each polygon on the first shapefile overlaps a polygon on the other shapefile. I am trying to join the attribute of smaller polygons to the ...
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Publish geoprocessing service from Python Toolbox to ArcServer 10.7 from ArcMap

I have been trying to publish a python 'Hello, World!' sample geoprocessing service. I have ArcMap 10.7.1 and ArcGIS Enterprise Server 10.71. In Arc Map I started with a new Python Toolbox, and ...
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Unable to open shapefile in ArcMap. “Error: Failed to open the dataset.” Question mark icon and “ml” prefix on file name

ArcMap and ArcCatalog both show the a "?" next to several shapefiles in the catalog window. Additionally, a two-letter prefix "ml" has been added to the file name, but only when ...
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Making Symbology Scales same in ArcMap

I am using two sets of data, 'Part' and 'Total'. The part set is what you would think, a fraction of the total. Part = 13 , Total = 29. I want to overlap this data on a map using Graduated Symbols but ...
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Deleting large temp files created in Image Analysis

I have a question about large temp files generated using Image Analysis in ArcMap. I have been working with large digital elevation modesl and have been using Image Analysis to create hillshade and ...
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Counting corners of a polygon

I have a square polygon with 4 sides, but the starting point is in the middle of a line between two corners of the square. If I count the vertices with the Python script !shape!.pointcount I get the ...
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Using ArcMap to build a Terrain DEM that looks exactly the same as a TIN built from the same point shapefile

I am attempting to replicate DEMs previously constructed as TINs in the Terrain format. Building a Terrain and a TIN out of the same point shapefile produces two maps that look extremely similar, but ...
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What do the numbers in the intersection Matrix in the JTS TestBuilder mean?

What do the numbers in the intersection Matrix in the JTS TestBuilder mean?
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Magic Wand equivalent

Is there any analog in ArcGIS Desktop (10.6) of Photoshop's magic wand tool? I have a raster layer that has clearly defined polygons is there any tool that is able to click to select the areas and ...
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Analyze using world traffic service

I want to analyze using world traffic service. There are several points on the map. From these points, the process of determining the area that can go for 15 minutes by car will be made. How can I do ...
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Using Accented character in ArcPy

I am trying to export a map using Python/ArcPy script. The problem that the title of the exported map containts somthing like "A(c)" instead of the accent "é" I wrote. The date (dt) is printed (in ...
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ArcMap annotation “disappears” when moved to the edge of the projection in map frame

I have feature-linked annotations in a file GDB for a world map in Plate Carree projection. When I edit annotations and move an annotation beyond the upper extent of the projection in the map frame (...
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Why does no line appear when using Interpolate Line in ArcMap?

I'm attempting to make an elevation profile from a DEM in ArcMap using the Interpolate Line tool. I've done this before, and it has worked great--basically I just draw a line with Interpolate Line, ...
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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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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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Performing one-to-many join with address and crime data using ArcMap

Goal: I want to show the police calls coming from a parcel on ArcMap. So if you click on the parcel, it will show all the calls for the year. I want to join the address attribute from the parcel data ...
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Locate features along routes: measurement unit output?

I am using ArcMap version 10.3.1: I have a polyline (also converted to a route feature) and points layer. All points lie on the line. I want to calculate the distance each point is from either the ...
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Changing icon of geodatabase?

Is there a way to change the icon of a geodatabase? I have a geodatabase from ArcMap 10.2 (have now upgraded to 10.7) and want to distinguish between the old and the newer geodatabases.
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Using Spatial Join/Merge/Table View in ModelBuilder

I have developed a model that spatially joins a series of line segments to line and point segments using the "One to One", "Closest" function and creating a "distanceTo" field in feet. The model then ...
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Road overlapping - ModelBuilder

I have a road feature class (in illustrations shown in gray color), each object in the attribute table has a "road_width" field with a numeric value, what width the road is. This feature class has ...
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ArcGIS Network analyst - categories of facilities

Using the network analyst in ArcMap I am finding 5 closest facilities of each incident. Is there any chance to work with categories of facilities and find 5 closest facilities that are not in the ...
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Automated Merging using ArcMap

I’m new to working on automating processes with GIS data and I’m trying to come up with a solution in ArcMap that will automate merging polygons that have “Shape Area < 25” into larger polygons. I ...
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Turning off colliding keyboard shortcuts in ArcMap

While working in the table environment in ArcMap, I am not able to write several Polish characters without causing some action. Trying to write ą (AltGr+a) results in a Select All, ń (AltGr+n) ends up ...

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