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Text appearing as symbols after opening Map Package from ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.6.1. Text in my map packages does not export/open correctly. I have no problem creating or sharing the map, but when someone else opens the map package the text appears as ...
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ArcMap exporting nonsensical data to shapefile

I am using ArcMap 10.5. I am trying to make a copy of a feature class to make some edits to it. The feature class I am trying to make a copy of is a File Geodatabase Feature Class, and I am trying to ...
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Offsetting Overlapping Symbols in ArcMap

I am working on a recreational atlas in ArcMap 10.5 that highlights points along the coast including marinas, mooring spots, kayaking and diving points etc. The problem I am facing is that I have so ...
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arcpy.mapping.UpdateLayer returns runtime error

I am trying to update the style for a layer present in my saved map document with a source .lyr file present on my disk in the home folder. It returns an assertion error. The code I am trying to run ...
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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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Label Symbology Pie Charts/Multiple Bar Graph

I created bar graph and pie charts on every single feature on the basis of their values stored in attribute table but I can't label/plot the values on these graph/on the top of graphs. Currently this ...
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Creating temporary sketches for editing in ArcMap

I administer an enterprise geodatabase consisting of building and parcel data. It's crucial that no schema changes are made and that no additional feature classes are added to the database as that ...
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GXP Ortho Polygons

I am creating an orthomosaic using SocetGXP. When I try to process my mosaic I get an error GXP RPF.exe has failed. I have narrowed this down to a problem in my seamlines of either extremely small ...
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Elevation profile add-in for ArcGIS not producing graph

I am trying to create an elevation profile graph using a river line shapefile and the add-in (with ArcMap 10.4.1). So I select my feature, click the "Create a profile for the selected feature" ("...
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ArcGIS -ArcMap Advanced SQL Expression Returning Blank Output

Want to return the comments that only show "Pending Annexation - Pending City Limits", but is returning a blank value.
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Count of majority value for each cell?

I ran 10 classifications (Random Trees) in ArcMap. Each time the output will be somewhat different. I have made a final map based on the majority value of each pixel using cell statistics (majority). ...
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Error in ArcPy script building network

I am trying to use the network analysis toolset to build a route. I made the the tool in model builder initially and have tried to edit it to make it a script. When I try to build the network I get ...
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Removing/hiding items in TOC panel (pie chart symbology)

I work in ArcMap 10.4. I need to find a way to remove/hide some of the items displayed in the TOC after applying Pie chart symbology to features. The main idea is the items are somewhat duplicated but ...
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arcpy.RemoveAttachments_management doesn't remove all matched attachments

ArcMap 10.5, referred doc: http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/10.3/tools/data-management-toolbox/remove-attachments.htm I created a tool for users to attach files to the selected objects in ArcMap. ...
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Adding NetCDF files to Mosaic - no coordinate system

I have some NetCDF files that are displaying correctly in ArcGIS using the 'Make NetCDF Raster Layer'. The properties show an undefined spatial reference, but reads the eastings and northings to put ...
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Deleting fields from an attribute table

I have a layer that was constructed by multiple dissolve, merge, join's etc. by a previous person. So unsurprisingly the table is a complete mess. I only need 2 or 3 out of the 20 something fields ...
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Matching land parcel polygon corners to corners on World Imagery basemap

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop 10.3. I have a land parcel/cadastre layer of polygons which do not match up with the street corners on the World Imagery satellite basemap of ArcGIS. Land Parcel layer is ...
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Fixing Discontinuous Stream Networks using ArcMap

I am currently working on a project in ArcMap 10.6.1 involving urban sewershed delineation, however, I am stuck with a discontinuous stream network. I took a LiDAR DEM from NOAA and subjected it to ...
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Creating dynamic overlay grid in ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro?

I have a shapefile of multiple polygon features corresponding to geographic regions that vary in area. The task is to create a dynamic grid over each polygon, with the size of the squares for each ...
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Calculating values for new field using values from another field as values in dictionary?

I am using the ArcMap application of ArcGIS Desktop 10.5. Im trying to use field calculator to return a max value between other fields in the feature based upon a condition. I am not new to python, ...
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Populating a text field based on another text field using Python parsing in ArcMap field calculator

I am trying to populate a text field 'Subunit' based on another text field 'ACEC_Name'using the python parser in the field calculator (ArcMap). If the ACEC_Name = "Mojave Ground Squirrel" then I want ...
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Updating overview map in Layout View of ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.5. I am currently working on changing the data driven pages for a map that was last updated years ago. The project requires me making new data driven pages covering a wider area. ...
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Calculating area of land cover within 30m of streams for whole U.S.?

I'm trying to do a very simple analysis where I need to find all land cover of a certain type within 30 meters of a stream. I have a raster from the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) from which I've ...
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Setting up definition query to run through ModelBuilder on ArcMap?

I am trying to make a model that will symbolize data quickly, but wanted to see if a model could perform a definition query or multiple definition queries on a large data set. If this is possible, ...
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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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Cannot open TIF files using TauDEM in ArcMap:

I am trying to use TauDEM in Arcmap. When I try to start the "Pit Remove" script it does not accept my .tif Input (see picture). Same with every other script from the tbx. If I press OK a empty error ...
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Comparing Random Point generators of ArcMap and QGIS

I have just compared the random point generator functions of QGIS and ArcGIS and had confusing results. My setup was: Create random points within an existing extent with a minimum dist between points ...
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ArcPy Export to PDF works first time only in Python window of ArcMap

I am using the following script in the python window in ArcMap 10.5.1 desktop to export a layout to a PDF. It works perfectly the first time, but after that then there is no reaction, no error ...
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Display two different types of attributes, in same dataset, as pie charts in different colours?

Is there a python script or something (maybe there is a simpler way) to display data of the same shapefile as a pie chart but as different coloured pie charts? For example I have road links and ...
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Classifying land use in polygons using aerial imagery

I am trying to use the shapefile here: https://environment.data.gov.uk/DefraDataDownload/?mapService=EA/HistoricLandfill&Mode=spatial to work out how much of the sites are covered in trees. I ...
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Hatch in polygon with small gaps

I am using ArcMap 10.5. In the green polygon of the area below there are some small gaps between the hatches. It is interesting that these gaps appear in the pdf exported from the ArcGIS (we used 450 ...
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ArcMap 10.6 Choropleth Banding

We have ArcMap 10.6 at work, and would like create choropleth maps to visualize the the change in profit (%) that adjusting different business variables would have. **Note that the actual change in ...
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Using ModelBuilder to tabulate area of overlapping buffer zones in ArcMap

I'm looking into how much open and close canopy falls within given buffer zones. My buffer zones are a polygon layer created from point sites, but canopy data is a raster with 2 types of data, open or ...
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Simplify Polygon - no loss allowed, looking for a concave hull - ArcMap

I am looking for input on a computational efficient way (avaliable in ArcMap/arcpy) to create concave hull bounding boxes that simplifies the geometry without removing any of the original polygon. ...
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GPS coordinates are not matching up with street network shapefile despite having same projection

As some background, my colleagues and I used a shapefile of a city's streets as a reference to collect GPS data. They were written simply with a field for: street name, lat, and long. The many points ...
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Joining my spreadsheet data to my geodatabase file is not including all matching records

I have a map with roads, trails, and site gdb layers, and I have an Excel spreadsheet that I have imported with a list of the permitted companies for each of the designated roads and trails. I would ...
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Opening Raster with “bad” vertical coordinate system crashes program

I have an elevation TIFF file that comes from another program that seems to have something wrong with its Vertical Coordinate System. The coordinate system is EGM96 Geoid. I cannot open this TIFF in ...
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Identifying convex and concave portions of polygon using ArcMap

I have a polygon shapefile depicting an island. For my study, I'm interested in two coastal features of the island: convex sections (portions of the coastline that extend into the ocean) and concave ...
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Labeling feature with table using ArcMap?

Is there a way to write an expression that puts the variables into a table like in the sample image? I can do it manually like in the sample but I will be making about 150 maps, so it would be way ...
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ArcMap - ArcObjects IGeoFeatureLayer Renderer is giving a NullReferenceException

Refactoring a VBA add-in into VB.NET add-in. I'm getting: An unhandled exception of type ' System.NullReferenceException' occured in MyAddin.dll Additional information: Object reference not ...
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Adding attributes from surrounding feature (exclave problem)?

Here is the problem: I am creating polygons based on the result of closest facility tool in Arcmap. Polygons consist of municipalities with the same closest hospital (impedance is a travel time, not ...
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Horizontal Raster Stretch Legend

Using a blog page on Raster enhancement: The horizontal legend I have displayed my legend of a raster legend horizontally. However I have not been able to format the labels to align directly beneath ...
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Getting attribute from intersecting polylines using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 I've got 1 polyline feature class, which includes aprox. 500 lines with attributes (streets). To fill out certain documentation, I need to know which streets cross each of ...
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Updating field of point which fits in region using ArcMap?

I have a problem when I was working with ArcMap: I want to get value from a field of a region and update for points which fit in that region, I don't known what tools can do it. What tool should I ...
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Making rhomboid with user defined angle in ArcMap?

I need to capture some buildings in ArcMap 10.3. It works fine for perfectly rectangle buildings, but whenever some location has buildings with an angle like a rhomboid then it became very time ...
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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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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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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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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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