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Support for Foreground and Background geoprocessing in ArcMap tools?

If not all ArcGIS tools support both foreground and background Geoprocessing, then how can I tell whether a tool will run in the foreground or run in the background?
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How to add items to the TOC without automatically displaying the items? [closed]

Is it possible to add items to the table of contents (ArcMap) without automatically displaying the items in the main window?
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Ranking polygons within feature class by group and by area in ArcMap

I have a polygon feature class with attribute fields 'name', 'rank' and 'area' in an Esri file geodatabase. For each name there are multiple features (polygons) in the feature class. So let's say 5 ...
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How does 'Iterator row selection' function work?

How does the 'Iterator row selection' function work?
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Sharing model that connects to Database

Im trying to share a model I built to other users in the same company. I've connected the model to datasets thats in a database which I have a connection to. When I share it, the model don't find the ...
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ArcMap edit does not save polygon [closed]

Editor doesnt save when click finish sketch . It becomes unvisible. I try it different locations this time it is visible, no problem. I uploaded video For clarify .
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Does Spatial Index make feature class faster? [closed]

Does spatial index make dataset work faster? Are there any disadvantages in having it? All datasets in my sde don't have a spatial index. I thought I should add it to make things faster
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How to simplify and reduce noise from this shapefiles and get clean and proper buildings in ArcGIS? [closed]

The image being provided is very irregular and includes alot of noise. How can I: Remove irregular noise Show regular buildings
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Input into a tool Buffer in meters without projecting the data

I am creating a model in ModelBuilder which includes the Buffer tool with user input. I need the user to be able to enter the distance in meters but if the data is only defined in geographic ...
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Stopping ArcMap locking shapefiles after removing them?

When I load a shapefile into the ArcMap 10.3.1 table of contents from either the ArcMAP built in catalog window, over the yellow plus sign or by drag-and-drop from ArcCatalog, I am then unable to ...
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i5 or i7 CPU for ArcMap on desktop PC with 12GB RAM [closed]

I can get a good deal on a desktop computer with a 128GB SSD and 12GB of RAM. The CPU is i5 (not sure which i5). I have a huge map that I am working on with ArcMap. Do you think the i5 PC will be ...
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How to georeference a .jpg image with only a scale bar and no basemap

I have a building blueprint image that I need to calculate the sq ft for. However I have no reference or basemap to manually georeference in ArcMap. There is a scale bar on the image. How can I use ...
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how to add minus sign value to label? [closed]

Using ArcMap, I've made a map with graduated colours, labeling them with the same attributes value. The colours display correctly, but the labels don't show the negative sign. For example: Red ...
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Trying to select, copy and paste just one feature in ArcMap 10.3. ArcMap copies and pastes the entire dataframe instead

Using ArcMap 10.3, I'm trying to copy a feature I just created using Editor>Create Features, and paste it into the same layer several times. I click on the feature using the small Editor arrow, right-...
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Executing ModelBuilder using C# classes?

How can I execute ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.1 using .NET 2013 C# classes?
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Classify Output Raster as percentage in arcGIS

I have water supply and water demand rasters.They are both of the same cell size and spatial reference. I need the ratio of water use to water demand. Then I want to classify this output in the ...
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Creating buffer from click on map on ArcMap? [closed]

I'm searching a way to creating a buffer of a specified radius starting from a click on the map.
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Resolving formula error in raster calculator of ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a problem with a formula to calculate the susceptibility to landslide that gives me errors when computing with "raster calculator" in arcgis 10.1. The formula is exact but errors in the ...
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layer to KML conversion [closed]

I am using arcgis 10.1 and my concern is to convert a layer to KML. The size of the layer that I would like to convert is of 7KB. For some reason it is being converted all the time with errors. Any ...
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How to create custom Identify tool for ArcMap and ArcExplorer?

I need to create an identify tool that will return text attributes arranged in a graphical form. The scenario is there are text attributes for signs and they need to be displayed just like they would ...
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Symbolizing two variables of a shapefile in ArcGIS [duplicate]

I have a shapefile with two variables: population and education level, I am trying to visualize both of the variables together. For example- the population can be represented by the circles with ...
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Counting number of types of the point feature class within polygons in ArcMap

I have two feature classes - artificial polygon grid and a point geosites feature class. I have to count number of types of geosites in each polygon of the grid. For example from an image - the left ...
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Separating network data by using attribute table field

I'm trying to separate historic network data (by symbology) that I need in the same shapefile, as my data contains two different types of network "Route" and "Stairs". I tried ...
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ArcGIS buffer wizard tool giving No map units defined

When I click on buffer wizard tool in ArcGIS software, I get an error: No map units defined! How can I fix it?
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Combining non-adjacent rasters using ArcMap

I am trying to combine two rasters and would like to get rid of the blank site. How can I do that using ArcMap?
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Output attributes from “Find Routes” tool

In the Output from "Find Routes", I see there are attributes like "Total_Meters", "Total_Kilometers" and "Total_Miles". What does these mean and how they are different from actual length of the route? ...
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National Land Cover Dataset 2016 Land Cover Change Index Values Meaning

After downloading and clipping the NLCD 2016 Land Cover Change Index raster and viewing it in ArcMap, the table of contents shows a legend with values 0-12. They are depicted in the following picture: ...
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Extracting data from ArcMap [closed]

I am new to ArcMap, but I need to use it to extract data for my research work. I have shapefiles of the regions I want to work on. Now I want to extract data such as elevation, soil quality, rainfall, ...
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Using Merge Tool in ArcMap?

I have two polygon layers which represent the same thing and I want to merge them to keep all the features in A and "fill in the gaps" with B. Should I be using the merge tool here? I'm using ...
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Customizing Projected Coordinate System

My area of interest is between UTM zone 22 and 23. I'm struggling in create a custom projection, so: Can I create a custom UTM projection, would be this the minimum distortion? I did not understand ...
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Tools or Workflow to Copy 1000s of features into another feature class without Copy+Paste [closed]

I have 2055 features I need to copy to another feature class. I created the new feature class with new fields and field order, so it's not a simple "export data" solution. If I select all 2055 ...
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Publishing from ArcMap to GeoServer?

I have read few papers to get through the process in GeoServer and still lost at it. My current situation is, I have a hotspot analysis that is done in ArcMap. How can I publish it to GeoServer?
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Sum fields in ArcGIS

I need to merge fields in rows in the attribute table based on common values of some attributes and calculate the sum of the area associated to them. How can I do that?
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Merging/combining huge point (layer) data using ArcMap?

i have 2 point feature layer (file GDB), each layer have a lot of point feature (records with depth value), around 80.000.000-100.000.000 records/point. there are overlapping area between those layer (...
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How to maintain current zoom level when panning to a new feature? [duplicate]

I want to speed up my work. How could I get ArcMap to stay at my current zoom level when panning to a new feature? What I am currently doing is using Ctrl+Enter to move through my attribute table and ...
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ArcMap does not open

I can open a new ArcMap window and do everything, but I cannot open an existing ArcMap file! Nothing happens when I click on an Arcmap.mxd file that I created before. It never opens it! I cannot ...
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Using specific online map as basemap in ArcMap?

The following link contains data which I want to display them as basemap in ArcMap for further investigations, Could you help me to do that? http://cadastre.mimt.gov.ir/Map/Map.aspx?PNid=0
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Output feature missing when using Cluster and Outlier Analysis (Anselin Local Moran's I) in ArcMap?

I am currently working on a project which I must calculate Anselin Local Moran's I. I am using polygon features and ArcMap 10.4.1. Here is my problem: when I am trying to run the command ArcMap shows ...
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In ArcMap my Definition Query is removing all records but categorizing on symbology works properly

I have a definition query to filter an attribute in a feature class, the Attribute is joined to the dataset being queried from an Access MDB and is data type SHORT, the values it contains are 1,0, &...
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A place in Pennsylvania with unknown projection [duplicate]

I have a shapefile with no projection. As a result, the (X,Y) coordinate cannot be understood. This place is in south eastern Pennsylvania, and its longitude and latitude is about -75.2° and 40.1°. ...
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Measuring and inserting grid on rectified image?

I'm working on something right now that involves mapping out my campus. I'm fairly certain that I've rectified the image correctly, but when I try to measure the distance between two spots, the ...
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Converting coordinates to points in order to use the Near Analysis Model

What I need to the publish an Near Analysis model which accept X,Y or Lon,Lat as input. Unfortunately, the input of Near Analysis should be features like point or line(Not a pair of number). The ...
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Derive Distance between Points and Polygons within Radius ArcMap [closed]

I need to figure out the distance between points that fall within 500km of polygons. I have approximately 1000 points and 3000 polygons. For each polygon, I need the distance to all points within a ...
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ArcMap and xCode

I have an ArcMap (.mxd file) With multiple layers and have different information mapped around my city. I was wondering if its possible to import this map into Swift code (xCode) and have different ...
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Arcpy error when attempting to reference 'CURRENT' mxd with script tool within ModelBuilder

I have an ArcMap 10.5 ModelBuilder model that contains within it a script tool referencing the 'CURRENT' mxd. Both the script tool and the ModelBuilder tool are set to run in the foreground. The ...
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Arcpy to signal a portion/segment of a line on ArcGIS 10.2?

I'm working with ArcGIS 10.2. I have an attribute table with many rows and I want to signal only one of this rows on map. What is the function of ArcMap that allows to do this automatically with arcpy?...
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Assigning percentages into categories in ArcMap?

I have a set of PERCENTRANK percentiles from excel for a value for about 5500 municipalities in Brazil, and I just want to convert them to easy to read categories that can be displayed on a map. In ...
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Calculating distance between two points with coordinates using ArcGIS Desktop

I have an attribute table with coordinates of two point, the beginning and the end: (x1, y1)-begin and (x2,y2)-the end. How can I calculate distance between these coordinates?
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Converting UTM55 to WGS84 in ArcMap? [closed]

I've got a raster in UTM55 over Australia and I would like to convert it to WGS84. Any idea how to do it ? The problem starts when ArcMap recognize it as 'Geo-Reference' only and not as UTM55, so I ...
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I want to clip a raster image with vector layer but the output area is mismatching why?

I using arcgis10.1 extract by mask tool to clip bkgha1 raster with rubber2012 vecotor layer,clipping process is successful and the result is bkgha file.The next process is i want to reclassify the ...