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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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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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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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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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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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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 .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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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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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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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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Getting 2147483647 and -2147483647 as min and max output for point to raster, polygon to raster, and feature to raster tools

No matter which feature to raster tool I use (feature to raster, point to raster, or polygon to raster), I am getting a raster output whose min and max values are 2147483647 and -2147483647, ...
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Using Select By Attribute and Select By Location simultaneously?

Is there an existing tool that would allow to select by attribute and location simultaneously (or near simultaneously) in ArcGIS 10.0+? Assume the data is stored in a file geodatabase, but could be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Automating relative filepath when adding new toolbox to arcmap catalog?

I'm creating an arcpy script for a custom toolbox and I want to make it so that a user can essentially utilize the script in that toolbox without having to change the source path (which I made ...
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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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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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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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GeoTiff convert to PNG with transparency?

I need to convert a GeoTIFF image to PNG format with "NoData" pixels in the original image being transparent in the output. Is there any tool particularly in ArcGIS ArcToolbox or GDAL for this ...
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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 ...