Questions tagged [arcmap]

ArcMap is the former flagship application of ArcGIS Desktop and the tag for that (arcgis-desktop) should also be added for any questions about its GUI

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Raster smoothing using ArcMap

I need to simulate a debris avalanche, but in my elevation raster the avalanche deposit is included so I'd need to take it off to simulate on a pre-avalanche-like surface. Unfortunately the only data ...
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Solve route with line restriction is not working as expected

I am implementing the routing solution with a point, line, and polygon restriction. Whenever we are passing the line restriction, it's restricting travel on all intersecting roads. To explain the ...
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Adding raster value with specific equation using ArcMap

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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Realigning Fish Distribution to NHD Stream Layer

I'm working to realign Fish Habitat Distribution line layers to my NHD Flowline layer in ArcMap. Both layers are in the same projection and there is only a slight difference between the two. I've been ...
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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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Linear Referencing Complex Intersections/Road Segments

What is the proper way to handle complex/branching intersections in linear referencing? I have a road shapefile I was going to linear reference, but I have some segments that are very complex. I have ...
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Capturing ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of Python script

Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a Python script? Through Python, I would like to iterate through each layer inside of an MXD, make the layer visible, refresh the table of ...
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Relating tables in ModelBuilder of ArcMap

I am an intermediate user of ArcMap (version 10x), and the process that I do manually is: I relate the table of a feature class (representing parcels, cadastral division of a city) to another table ...
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Identifying Source Date for Visible ESRI World Imagery in ArcMap

Using ArcMap 10.2.2 I want to identify the source data of the Esri Satellite Basemap 'World Imagery'. When using the identify tool you can select which layer of the World Imagery you want to identify -...
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Selecting lines between two points using ArcMap

I have two layers: One representing intersections in a city; and the other representing the road network. As shown below, I'd like the ability to select road segments provided two intersections. That ...
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Why does arcpy.da.Walk work differently when used with file geodatabase (gdb) and personal geodatabase (mdb)?

Why does arcpy.da.Walk give different output with identical File (GDB) and Personal (MDB) Geodatabases? Example: I am using ArcMap 10.4.1 r'D:\SCRipt\New.mdb' is a copy of r'D:\SCRipt\New.gdb' db =...
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Breaking up existing watershed polygons by flow to individual tributaries

I have an existing hydroshed dataset (HydroBASIN lev12 basins from the HydroSHED dataset) that I would like to split up further, so that each tributary has its own basin delineated (see below). I ...
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Raster to ASCII tool in ArcMap returning different max and min values

I am using Raster to ASCII conversion tool in ArcMap 10.7.1, and the issue is reproducible in 10.6.1, and 10.8.1. I have two raster files in TIFF format. When I used the tool for one raster the output ...
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Routing with set of points and barriers individually using ArcGIS Network Analyst

I need to run network analysis routing (to calculate distance) on pairs of points with barriers. I have 3 feature classes: Origins Destinations Barriers All 3 of which share a common unique ID ...
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"Zonal statistics" for two polygon layers using ArcMap

I have 2 polygon layers: one is a vector grid with attribute values for each "polygon cell" the other including administrative boundaries I would like to calculate the mean value of all ...
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Classifying range of symbology classes

I want to create several dozen maps where 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 map I am ...
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Graticule will not display in layout view

Problem: I am trying to create a graticule for a map in ArcMap 10.7.1. When I create the graticule and hit "apply", the graticule does not display in layout view or when I export the map. Steps to ...
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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" ...
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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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How can I prevent KML files from losing resolution when exporting them to an iPad?

I have created a KML from a polygon in ArcMap. The KML is the same in Google Earth as it is in ArcMap. When I load the KML onto my iPad, it loses resolution; it no longer has the level of detail it ...
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Getting Holes in Orthomosaic using ArcMap

I'm having some problem combining DEM rasters (tif-files) into one layer. I'm using the function "Mosaic to New Raster" in data management and the result is a combined DEM raster with holes ...
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Migrate attributes from old line feature to a new one where differences in geometry and common attribute exist between the two

I recently received an older Centerline modified by an external consulting firm my management team hired (which they contracted out GIS work for without consulting their own GIS staff, go figure.) As ...
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Allowing Null-values in Shape field in UPDM feature classes

I am using Esri's Utility and Pipeline Data Model (UPDM) found here and need to add some records with Null-Geometries, that can be updated later when required. The allow null property for shape field ...
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Strange values for index based built-up index (IBI)

I am trying to calculate index based built-up index (IBI) in ArcMap using raster calculator and getting strange values. I downloaded Landsat 8 data. To get the IBI, first I calculated NDVI with NIR ...
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Why ExportToTIFF() gets TIFFs without pyramids?

What I want to do is to add layers (which are TIFF files) one by one to the current MXD file, and export the MXD in TIFF format. It lacks pyramids however now with the way I code. Here is my code, ...
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Convert raster to polygon using Image Analysis function

After many years I discovered the power of Image Analysis functions. They work much faster than similar raster calculations. However I am struggling with one of the function called Pixel-To-Vector: ...
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ArcMap KML Displaying Red X for Point Symbology in Google Earth

I used the "layer to kml" tool on a point layer that I had symbolized with standard symbols in ArcMap 10.4.1. I then brought the KML into Google Earth and some of the point symbols are red X'...
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Distance between two layers along the road network

I have four layers: Crime School Census tract Street I want to calculate the distance between one school to each crime incident along with the road network. Moreover, Those school and crime ...
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Calculating spatial correlation between two datasets using ArcMap and Spatial Analyst

I am using ArcMap and the Spatial Analyst extension. I am trying to find a correlation between my raster datasets. For example, for Net Primary Production (NPP) model I used too many input datasets ...
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Find Optimal Subset of Feature Layer Based on Spatial Criteria & Attributes

I'm using a Census tract shapefile with their corresponding attributes of interest within ArcMap 10.7.1. My project goal is to identify the subset of tracts that share a line segment while: ...

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