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A user interface in ArcGIS used for accessing, organizing, and managing a collection of geoprocessing tools, models, and scripts.

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Why is “Generate Transects along lines” invisible in data management tools (sampling) in ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to generate transects at equal intervals along a river's thalweg line. I have created point shapefile separately. I have searched on how to establish the transects at the points created and got ...
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What are the tools missing in the 10.1 ArcToolBox compared to the 10.2

I want to downgrade my ArcGIS 10.2 to 10.1 hoping it would be less slow and buggy but I just won't afford to have any toolsets missing in the 10.1
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How to return object or string value with arcpy.SetParameter

I am creating a geoprocessing tool in ArcMap 10.5.1. I have the following code: import arcpy event_data = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) event_data_id = arcpy.SetParameter(1, event_data) event_data_pc = ...
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Killing a geoprocessing tool without killing all of ArcMap

When I try to open a geoprocessing tool (typically Layer to KML), the window frequently freezes, especially if I alt-tab away from the map. I'd like to just kill that window, without killing all of ...
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Convert .mxd files to .qgs

I'm trying to convert my .mxd Projects into .qgs files. For that I downloaded the following Toolbox and went through all the steps. https://github.com/fitnr/mxd2qgs The Toolbox appears on my ...
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Convert TIFF image (Mosaic Dataset) to Polygon Feature

I have geo-referenced TIFF images, I need to convert them in polygon feature class. I have used Raster to Polygon Toolbox from ArcGIS but it ran for more then 48 hours and did not give me meaningful ...
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Geoprocessing tools are not opening?

When double clicked on tools of arctoolbox, no dialog box is opening, for the "buffer" or "intersect", or for any of the tools in the ArcToolBox. I faced the same problem in both ArcGIS version 10.5 ...
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How create a new arctool

I want create a custom script but the Toolset menu appear disable.
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ArcGIS freezes when opening most toolboxes

I'm using ArcGIS 10.6.1 on Windows 10. I work from home using a VPN to connect to my university's network. It's been nearly impossible to open any dialog boxes. For instance, I frequently use the ...
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ArcToolbox Item Descriptions Are All Blank

I have freshly installed ArcGIS 10.6 on a desktop machine with a new image of Windows 10. When I open ArcToolbox and right-click on any tool for the Item Descriptions, I am presented with a blank ...
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Excel to GDB field mapping and importing Excel data in geodatabase?

I've got one Excel file which consists of data. I need to export that data to a gdb table. There are challenges. The gdb schema does not match with the Excel schema (I mean column names are different ...
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Script error in ArcGIS 10.2

I have a problem when using some geoprocessing tools in ArcGIS 10.2, such as "Merge". The message that appears is an error has occurred in the script on this page. I've seen this is a quite common ...
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Arc Map 10.2.2 crashes with execution of buffer/Arc tool box [closed]

I have been trying to get simple buffer zone around a polygon shape with 50m distance but after entering data ArcMap 10.2.2 suddenly crashes without any warning.Tried repairing and reinstalling ...
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Using custom Python tool to change closed mxd?

I am trying to convert a Python script I've made into a tool to make it easier for people not familiar with Python to use. The job of the script is to take a template mxd with the background layers ...
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Create default ArcToolbox parameter with current folder location of ArcToolbox .tbx

I have an ArcToolbox tool I created based on a script I wrote that needs an input parameter that equals the folder location of the ArcToolbox .tbx file from which the tool runs. I am distributing the ...
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Combining several raster tiles of DEM using ArcGIS Desktop?

I downloaded the DEM data from USGS. It comes with several raster files in .img. I know that a mosaic tool can merge them together. I found a lot of tools in the mosaic toolset. Which one should I ...
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Grouping points into polygons ArcGIS

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.1. I have a set of clustering points. I am trying to create a zone for these points. Is there a tool or script to group the points in an area and convert them to a polygon? I ...
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Need tool for ArcMap to draw circle touching three points

I need tool for ArcMap 10.2.2 for Desktop to draw circle by (touching) three points. I don't know where the center of this circle and this three points shoud be on the circle line. I have such ...
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Is there a tool in ArcToolbox that can compare types of shapefiles?

I have a some point shapefiles that represent categories of folklore story, witch, mermaid etc. I also have some point shapefiles of landmarks like portal dolmens, ancient woods etc. Is there a tool ...
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Can McAfee break ArcGIS Toolboxes?

I have ArcMap 10.3 installed on a server. Everything was going great until recently all the toolboxes stopped working. They would load but be blank. I googled this and found McAfee AntiVirus ...
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which line feature connected to which two point feature? [duplicate]

i have point Feature (man hole) and line feature (cable). just i want to know which cable length is connected in between which two manhole. if i put spatial joint it will take only starting point or ...
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Filter a list of layers under drop down

Is there a way to filter a list of layers under the drop down whenever selecting a layer to run a geoprocessing tool? Because I have 40 some layers displayed in the Table of Contents of ArcMap which ...
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How to create ArcGIS tool with list and “sublist” using arcpy? [duplicate]

I have been tasked with making a tool, that when you open it you can choose from a list in a dropdown box, which then populates the second dropdown box with a sublist, like so: However I only have a ...
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How to select/split polylines in specific distances in bulk?

I am trying to map road rehabilitation projects. I have polylines (roads) and I have a table which indicates in each year which part of the road was rehabilitated (for example, for a road HW107 ...
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Using Arcpy to create tool to buffer 2 feature classes

I am trying to create a toolbox that will generate a buffer around 2 feature classes. ]1 I feel like I am missing out a few minor things and that there is something wrong with my toolbox parameters?
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Object: Tool or environment <> not found error randomly occured in a custom Toolbox used in a Python script [closed]

I have developed a custom toolbox on ArcGIS 10.1. It has the following properties: Name: SingleFDI Label: SingleFDI Alias: FFDI In a Python script, I used arcpy.ImportToolbox to call a tool named ...
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ActiveX Error with ArcToolbox Tools in Windows 10 Pro and ArcGIS 10.5.1

The question of how to get rid of the ActiveX warning on every toolbox tool has been the subject of: ActiveX control in conflict with ArcToolbox? Why do ArcToolbox tools give ActiveX error? Windows ...
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Opening ArcToolbox Tools in previous versions of ArcMap?

I have been working on a project in ArcGIS 10.5 and found out today (after sending the data) that the main two people that are going to make use of my work are only using ArcGIS 10.3.1 (most of the ...
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How to use select by attributes and edit selected features in a Feature-Class in ArcMap (10.4) ModelBuilder

I have a Feature-Class with alot of fields (it is the product of a union of 8 different layers) in which I would like to select by attributes and then edit a field (actually at least two fields in the ...
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DSAS tool compatibility with ArcMap 10.4?

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 I am attempting to quantify rate of shoreline change using the USGS's DSAS tool for arcmap. I am able to complete every step up until I run the statistics in which I get the ...
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Snap Point to Specific Edge of Polygon

I am working on parcel and point data. I converted polygon (parcel) to point features using ARctool box i.e. feature to point (Original labelled in picture). After this step I want to bring all point ...
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Data driven pages - toolbox

I am trying to convert regular python script to toolbox. This is the regular code which works: import arcpy strOutpath = "C:\Users\name\Desktop\New Folder" mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") ...
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Pixel Type issue for raster related tools in ArcGIS 10.5

I have found that the pixel type resulted from running a raster related tool on ArcToolBox on ArcGIS 10.5 was different from that from running exactly the same tool on ArcGIS 10.1 and ArcGIS 10.2. ...
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Windows security warning (ActiveX) when clicking into fields in ArcToolbox tool?

I have been running ArcGIS 10.5 on my PC (Windows 10 Home) since December with no issues. This past week I have started to get ActiveX Security Warnings when I click into a parameter field in any ...
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How to share a custom Arcmap .mxd and toolbar?

Using Arc 10.3.1, I created two tools (via Modelbuilder) which are in their own toolbox. I then created a new Arcmap toolbar, named "Wetland Rating", and added the two tools, each with their own ...
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How do I get the “accordion” effect for input parameters in a Custom Tool? [duplicate]

I want to get the "Accordion" effect you find in the some tools dialog boxes in my own Python Script tool. I can't find anything on the ArcGIS Resources website about this. An example is shown below:...
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Run script tool in python script

I have a tool I made with a python script called 'myTool' in a toolbox called 'myBox', alias 'box'. I need to run this tool multiple times with the output of one run being one of the inputs of the ...
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How to set Terrain Mapping toolbox as a permanent tool?

I have downloaded the Terrain Mapping Toolbox in order to use in a project that was assigned to me. However, I want to define it as a permament toolbox in ArcMap, similary with the main toolboxes that ...
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Deleting specific vertex in polygon in ArcGIS Desktop?

I use ArcGIS 10.3 and I have many Building consist of window and wall but my problems that windows are not on straighter the wall so I search tool help me to delete corner vertex of window because i ...
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Arctoolbox Icon Change to Folder Icons?

As shown below my ArcToolbox icons have changed somehow, and I'd like to change them back. Rebooting Arcmap helps but it will change back to folder icons after a while. How can I change them back? I ...
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Converting coordinate decimal degree of polyline to UTM using ArcMap

Currently I have a polyline shapefile that has decimal degree coordinate (Geographic Coordinate System), however I am going to change it to UTM (Projected Coordinate System) using ArcMap. Does ...
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Creating Toolbox for ArcGIS that calculates route for maximum of 6 given addresses?

I like to build a Toolbox for the ArcGIS Network Analyst that takes a network and given addresses of a shapefile to calculate the best route. Right now I am using the network-data of the [ArcGIS ...
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Retrieving color information about pixels beneath polygon in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS for a geology mapping project. I've mapped 500+ features as polygons using a basemap of a planet's surface. I want to get information regarding the "darkness," that is, the greyscale ...
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Obtaining contiguity matrix from layer of polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a layer of statistical areas, and would like to obtain the contiguity matrix, that is, the matrix W in which an entry w_ij equals 1 if i and j are neighbors (share a border) and 0 otherwise. ...
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Cancel/pause a Geoprocessing Task without rolling back?

I have a Snap Geoprocessing task that is for about 57,000 points to lines. The issue is I need to restart the VM it is running on. I have no idea how long it is going to run as it has been going for ...
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How to select attribute over another through model builder?

I have a gas main feature that I was asked to add MEASUREDLENGTH field to. I currently have a model that uses Shape_Length to sum overall pipe, but was asked to alter the model to use the new ...
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Path to toolbox in arcpy

I have got a toolbox full of models to run from one script. Is there any code that calculates the location of script from which I can get the path to my toolbox? Script and models are imported if ...
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Buffer Polygons change shape after running Dissolve Tool [closed]

I am trying to dissolve my buffer polygons but when I do so the shape changes while dissolving. See pictures below. I am starting with point features, then I buffer them afterwards I want to dissolve ...
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ArcGIS tool when opened is not appearing

Recently I came across an issue with my ArcGIS tools not appearing when selected. All that appears is the tool dialogue box and it is completely blank (white). What is causing this tool not to ...
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Set Input Directory Path for ArcMap Geoprocessing Tool [closed]

How do I set the input file directory in a arcmap geoprocessing tool? I want to be able to input a file from a specific directory without having to browse for the directory every time I want to run ...