Questions tagged [arctoolbox]

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

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Vertical datum conversion in ArcGIS Pro not recognizing vertical coordinate system

I have a GeoTiff surface model and the z values reference EGM96. I would like to use the vertical datum conversion capabilities in ArcGIS Pro 2.7 to convert the GeoTiff to reference the NAVD88 ...
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I'm having issues with the dialogue box not displaying for tools or import feature class? I've tried reinstalling and repair, but still not visible?

I'm having issues with the dialogue box not displaying for tools or or simple tasks for instance import feature class? I've tried reinstalling and repair, but still not able to see dialogue box after ...
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Sharing toolbox with Python script tool for ArcMap

I have a toolbox (several different parameters) that I created using a python script. The tool is meant to be run in ArcMap. In short, how do I share this tool with other people? I tried to read ...
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Python script tool gives IndentationError in ArcMap

I am trying to use my Python script for Merge in ArcGIS as a tool. (to use this script in model) But it occurs an error (below figure). I don't know what problem is... Python script : work in ArcGIS ...
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ArcGIS Pro - Delete Identical not working (ERROR 000499: table is not editable)

I have joined 2 shapefiles together on ArcGIS Pro, resulting in numerous columns having duplicate records. I have tried using the Delete Identical tool on the field required, but I am getting an error ...
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Retrieving/resetting forgotten password on Model Tool in ArcMap toolbox(.tbx)

I am using ArcGIS 10.8. How do I get back the forgotten password on the ModelBuilder or reset the password on an ArcMap toolbox(.tbx)?
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Getting Python code for ArcToolbox call

Is it possible to get the exact Python code corresponding to a specific run of a tool in ArcToolbox? The reason I ask is that I want to replicate the function in a Tool in Python, and adapt it to my ...
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Commands not executing from ArcToolbox

I can easily open and type all the appropriate things in the various tools, but when I execute the tools, it just shows an hourglass in the results window and nothing never happens. This is the same ...
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Creating a Toolbox in ArcGIS Pro that can export results into an image format [closed]

How can I create a Toolbox in ArcGIS Pro that can export results from point and line feature classes and combine them into just one image format (e.g. .jpg, .png). like so
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Is there a way to allow user to change just the beginning of a path name in a toolbox for several parameters at once?

I am altering someone else's Python code to create a GIS tool that everyone can use. Currently, they have about 20-30 feature classes with paths to them in their code. The problem is that the ...
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Pairing line segments that follow a similar path

I have a shapefile with a regional travel model comprised of straight line features (model.shp, blue in the image). These lines roughly match the actual paths of the roadways they represent (road.shp, ...
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Subtracting data between features using ArcMap

I have a layer that contains feature classes that store optimal elevation & existing elevation values for a place. Right now the existing and optimal are stored in different features under the ...
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Running tool over group of layers using ArcGIS Pro

I want to run basic tools (e.g., Dissolve, Intersect) over a group of feature classes from the content pane. Is there any way to have a tool run over a set of layers grouped within the contents pane? ...
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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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How to apply the four colors theorem in a polygon map in ArcGIS/ArcToolBox automatcally?

I need to apply the four colors theorem in a polygonal shape in a way that I do not need to choose manually each color to put in each region. I wish to knows if there is any extension, plug-in, script ...
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I made two tool on Model Builder ArcMap 10.7. Didn't work on ArcMap 10.3. Can I fix this problem?

I made two tools using Model Builder on ArcMap 10.7. I saved both toolbox as version 10.0 and tested on my ArcMap 10.7, they worked fine. I shared it with the public and it worked fine on ArcMap ...
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How to output a raster of special case's distribution with regard to overall distribution?

For example, the crime scenes are unevenly distributed in a city. Each case's scene can be represented as a point. Thus, we can generate a raster map, which shows the crime scenes' density in this ...
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Killing a geoprocessing tool without killing all of ArcMap [closed]

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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Running ArcToolbox without ArcMap?

I am following the accepted answer for the question: Batch conversion of netCDF to Raster in ArcGIS using Python, obviously, to convert netcdfs. The code taken from the above answer (pasted below) ...
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Sum of values based on specific field name or Sum of values based on specific field names from different layers using ArcGIS Desktop

I am looking for a way to sum the numerical values contained in a layer file based on a specific field name in ArcGIS 10.7 Let's say that I have a polygon shapefile that contains region names and the ...
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Creating Tree Height Data from Bare Earth and Highest-Hit rasters

I have two rasters I've downloaded: one is Bare Earth and the other is Highest Hit. Both contain elevation data. I'm trying to calculate the difference between pixels which will give me the tree ...
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Detecting if process in model has successfully run in ModelBuilder?

I have a model designded in ModelBuilder to process raster datasets. It embraces a whole bunch of processes such as raster calcualtion, BlockStatistics and Kriging. I am wondering how I can put in ...
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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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Python scripting in arcmap - is there an easy way to re-compile py-file

in Arcmap 10.2.2 I am editing downloaded toolboxes (not python-toolboxes) by editing the python script in a texteditor. Whenever I restart Arcmap, the Compiled Python File gets updated and I can use ...
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Getting subbasin area of each specified river segment?

I have a DEM file of one district, and I have used those following tools in spatial analyst tools in ArcGIS 10.1 to get files related to the original DEM file: Fill Flow direction Flow accumulation ...
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Applying version control to ArcGIS ModelBuilder models?

Version control is an indispensable tool for software development, allowing one to reliably and cleanly step back in time to the last time X did it's job exactly right, or to see what changed between ...
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Finding model created using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I made a model in the ModelBuilder (arcgis 10.2) and saved it. Unfortunately, not some place where I can find it again. However, if I want to save a new model (save as..),the old model is there in ...
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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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Advantages of creating Python Toolbox over Custom Toolbox? [duplicate]

I enjoy making different geoprocessing tools to practice Python and to become more familiar with the arcpy modules. I've just been using a Custom Toolbox and then importing the Python script and ...
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Running ArcGIS 10.0 Under Virtualenv

I am working on a Python package that has a mixture of command line tools and ArcToolbox tools. For Python development it is really useful to use VirtualEnv, especially when working with installers. ...
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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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How to find nearest point for each point in current layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a point layer and want to know the distance of nearest point of current layer for each point in the layer. I found some tools in ArcToolbox about it , but they need two layers for input and ...
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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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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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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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Using R data with ArcPy to make histogram in ArcMap? [closed]

I am writing a tool in python which passes parameters to a R script, which in turn creates a DBF file. I read this DBF and want to make a histogram out of the data inside ArcMap as one of the results ...
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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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Appending or merging consecutive line segments (contours) as one single line of same elevation value?

Is there a way using python (ArcPy) or ArcGIS 10.1 tools to collect consecutive line segments having the same elevation value and appending/merging/generating one single line from them? Each ...
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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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Re-ordering fields permanently using ArcGIS Make Query Table tool?

In the Answer to Reordering fields (permanently) in file geodatabase using ArcGIS Desktop? it was stated that the Make Query Table tool could be used to re-order fields in tables and feature classes ...
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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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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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Error 000735: Input Dataset or Feature Class: Value is required

I am a true novice when it comes to ArcGIS and computer programs like this one. Am taking a class and cannot get the Project function to work under the tool box. The path I used was ArcTool box --> ...
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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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Creating generic tool with ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Desktop?

We are working on the creation of a tool with ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1. We want to build a generic tool that can be launched from any computer. In order to do so, we have set the input ...

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