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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 Finding out I couldn't open it in ArcMap led me to discover that this is a newer version of the software (ArcGIS Pro).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 ...
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Using ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I have a large shapefile with 2,5 million points and I would like to create a new field in the attribute table that groups the features into groups of 65000 features. In other words: Select the first ...
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Displaying composite raster in colors other than RGB in ArcMap?

I have a composite raster file with three bands in ArcMap 10.1. I am trying to display them in colors different than standard RGB. For example, I want band one to be blue, band two be brown and band ...
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Manipulating ArcMap Legend Graphics

Is there a way to manipulate and edit ArcMap graphic legend items? From what I found researching, one way is to convert the legend into graphics, ungrouping all the elements and editing each graphic ...
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Orthophotography will not pull through when publishing to pmf file (ArcReader)

Using ArcReader 10.3.1 and ArcMap 10.6.1 Ortho is a .sid stitched tiles (~ 7 Gb file size) I am trying to publish an ortho file from ArcMap to a PMF file (ArcReader). All other feature classes ...
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Using ArcMap Group Layer? [closed]

I am working with multiple grouped layer files that when in the layer file they do not have any of the normal properties. For example, when I click on the properties for an individual layer within the ...
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Getting RunTime Error: Object: CreateObject cannot create geometry from inputs when trying to add a polyline using an insert cursor

The objective for this code is to take a csv that contains rhino observations and create a polyline shapefile for the data. The shapefile needs to have the paths the rhinos take based on observations (...
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Moving dimension text in ArcMap?

I am labeling a 2-D area with several intersecting dimension labels, and I would like to move the dimension text ('512.64 ft') over to the sides of the polygon to make it easier to interpret. ...
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Exporting multiple shapefiles into FGDB with ArcPy (Python)?

Does anyone have any idea why I am getting the error? I am trying to export multiple shapefiles to a single File Geodatabase. >>> import arcpy >>> arcpy.env.workspace = r"W:/gis/...
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Is there a way to connect 2 tiles of downloaded landsat data in ArcMap?

I have downloaded two Landsat 5 images because my study area is divided between the 2 tiles. I have created a composite of all the bands and then tried the mosaic tool in ArcMap but the result I have ...
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ArcMap tool for for mapping and measuring methane, considering variable parameters

I have data on 70 methane-emitting plants. For each plant I have the average data of temperature and precipitation between the years 2000-2014. In addition, each plant also has relative humidity, wind ...
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Avoiding greyed-out rows in ArcGIS batch processing?

I'm using the batch processing ability in ArcMap 10.6.1 to run a ModelBuilder tool using Zonal Statistics As Table and Add Fields on a bunch of rasters. When I try to specify where to save the output ...
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Features disappear during editing in ArcMap?

I'm having a problem with editing features within a file geodatabase. After drawing a feature and saving it, the feature will disappear from the data frame and the attribute table simultaneously. If I ...
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Calculate time duration from military time with ArcMap Field Calculator [closed]

I have two text fields (STRTTIME, ENDTIME) which are are formatted as military time with leading zeros. For example, 0540, 1655. I want to calculate a new field with the time duration as integers (...
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Setting default font in ArcMap?

Is it possible to set the default font in ArcMap 10.4.1 to Times New Roman?
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All layers in ArcMap lined up, but when exported to CAD, they shifted to different locations

I have all the layers in ArcMap lined up correctly, but they shifted in CAD after I exported them. Why is it? The data frame property shows current coordinate system: Current coordinate system: ...
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Strip Map Index Feature cuts off map parts?

I am using ArcMap 10.2 on Win 7 SP1. When I use the SMIF-Tool for creating a mapbook at a fixed scale it seems to have an issue with overlapping the bounding areas correctly in order to get a proper ...
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Merging entities to existing feature class?

Do you have any idea how I can merge entities to an existing feature class that already has the same structure and not in an existing feature class as the ArcGIS tool proposes?
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ArcMap Raster Calculator SetNull not changing value?

I am having issues with the "SetNull" function within the Raster Calculator in ArcMap. I have a landsat 8 image that I separated the bands into their own raster (only working with 6 of them), bands 2-...
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Shape area in not adding up

So I'm trying to get the area of a buffer zone with a 50 meter buffer zone in ArcMap 10.6.1. Ideally, this would be 7853.98 meters, but when I check the Shape_Area (by using Project to change the ...
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Join DEM and GPS data point ArcMap

I have a problem using ArcGIS. I have generate a DEM raster with a 3D online software and exported it in ArcGIS. So I have a raster of my surface. After that, I have some GPS point (x,y,z) that we ...
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Topology Error (Must Not Have Gaps) encompasses extent of all existing features?

I have run into this before and simply marked it as an exception and moved on, but it puzzles and bothers me a bit so if someone can provide a reasonable explanation, that would help me. Surprisingly, ...
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Setting RGB TIFF “zero” values to “NoData”

I am having a problem with getting my Landsat 8 RGB (bands 2-7) .tif background values (very small number but not zero) set to null. I have tried the following tools: Raster Calculator (image 2) ...
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One or more dropped items were invalid and will not be added to the control - Color Balance Mosaic Dataset

I am having some issues dropping a processed Landsat 8 image into the Color Balance Mosaic Dataset. The image has been processed through the following: Atmospheric correction QGIS Pan-sharpening ...
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Layer files not drawing properly in ArcMap? [closed]

I have a co-worker who had his windows user credentials changed after coming on full time. After this change we noticed an issue with a series of layerfiles not drawing properly when brought into ...
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Sharing shapefile collection

I have a shapefile and I want to share it via email. I noticed that ArcMap saves this file as a bunch of little files with various types (.cpg, .dbf, .prj, .shp, etc.). Is the best way to share a ...
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Undoing Operation while editing in ArcMap with Python Add-ins?

Using ArcPy Add-ins, I can issue a message, but I don’t understand how to cancel or undo deleting an object. Is it possible? class ControlUniq(object): """Implementation for addin1_addin....
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Data driven pages displaying same feature?

I'm creating data driven pages that display specific roads within specific counties. For whatever reason, the same roads are displayed on multiple pages even though the the correct route id is shown. ...
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ArcMap cloud removal process

I am working with Landsat 8 data. I have performed the necessary pre-processes that I want (atmospheric and topographic correction and pan-sharpening, using QGIS and ERDAS). I am now working on ...
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ArcMap: interpolation for single polygons individually

The red polygons in the image represent the boundary of infills. The raster (colored area) within the polygons is interpolated from the point shape file (black dots). The image shows an example where ...
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Importing large amounts of CADD data into ArcMap [closed]

I work at a utility coordination company and although I have a background in coding and computers I'm brand new to ArcMap and GIS so I apologize if I come across as a little oblivious. Basically, I ...
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XY coordinates not lining up with shapefile on ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I think this is an issue that has been dealt with several times but I am unable to figure out help on my own based on the previous support here. My X,Y points are not overlayed on the map. I have set ...
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Symbol Rotation with Lines Bulk using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have feature points with specific symbol like square. Two lines join with 1 symbol square. I want rotate all symbols along to lines in ArcGIS Desktop 10.6. Is there any tool or any option to fix ...
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Locations mapping looks off in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I want to upload a csv file with co-ordinates. The locations belong to USA. So I Upload a csv file to ArcMap and add XY data. The Projected Coordinate System is WGS_1984_World_Mercator. As soon as I ...
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Extra vertices being added to polyline during ArcMap editing of shapefile?

I have a layer of multiple polylines each of which had some vertices. While editing vertices in ArcMap 10.5.1, all lines have become features with too many vertices. Does anyone know what is the ...
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How to transfer data from a version to default version in ArcMap? [closed]

I have lost all data from default version and also from the base tables in Oracle. But luckily, there is a version that has all the data in it. I have reconciled and posted that version to default but ...
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Add Field disabled on Excel file in ArcMap?

I am a new user to ArcGIS Desktop 10.7. I imported data table from Excel 97-2003 format in the Table of Content. Then with XY recognition the layer was created with the defined coordinate system. The ...
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Delivering script tool using toolbar vs addin button?

I am having trouble determining how to best deliver my script tool for use in ArcMap 10.7. I can create a toolbar that has my custom script tool in it. That is easy. The trouble is I can't get the ...
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Select layer by location and copy features from multiple shapefiles to multiple shapefiles

I want to apply the reverse of the intersection tool between two shapes several times for different shapefiles. I have 95 point features in folder A, each representing a species location. In folder B, ...
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Creating categories in table based on value ranges? [duplicate]

I am quite new to Arcgis and I am wondering how I can categorize values in a table based on their distance values. For example, I have a table with INPUT_FID and distance values (ignore everything ...
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Saving symbology in GeoPackage with ArcMap?

I'm working with a GeoPackage file containing polygons in ArcMap 10.6.2 I have hundreds of different classes symbolized one by one that I have stored in a LYR file. It could be possible to save all ...
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Electric Utility- Reading parent line -where electric flow is coming from

I have arcmap 10.5 standard license. A lot of data that is given to me is a shapefile of polylines representing power lines and shapefiles of points to represent subs/switches/fuses ect. What I do ...
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Raster calculator and Zonal Statistics as a table do not work on joint combined raster?

I combined 3 raster files in ArcMap 10.4 and then joined 3 .dbf table to the combined raster and exported the result to a new .tif file. Now I am trying to run "Raster calculator" and "Zonal ...
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Determining when layer has been loaded in ArcObjects?

Is there an event in ArcObjects to determine when a layer (specifically a shapefile) has been loaded into a map? I'm using ArcObjects 10.4.1 and C#
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Making output name same as input name in different file and doing this process for many different inputs using ModelBuilder [closed]

I am trying to create a unique watershed polygon for many different points and then running a function to merge all of the overlapping polygons into a single file. My model is successful at running ...