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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Geoprocessing Service on ArcGIS Server to Export File

ArcGIS Server / Geoprocessing Question I have a geoprocessing service that will perform a selection on a layer based on a provided expression. I would like to output the result as a csv file (or ...
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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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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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Security alert dialogbox when launching arctoolbox

Every time I launch arctoolbox from arccatalog, the following dialog box appears: Then, whatever I answer, it takes ages (~36s) before the box disappear and I can finally use arctoolbox. What could ...
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Removing FID as an option from ArcGIS Tool Validation Parameters

I am currently building a script tool which requires the user to select a sorting field from a list (built using a dependency on the featureclass). This Element is working fine, but I would like to ...
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How to change the styles (fonts, in particular) in a ArcToolbox tool UI?

I am attempting to change the font size in my ArcToolbox tool UI. I have scoured the ArcGIS 10.0 online help and found nothing on this topic. Googling it turned up the 9.1 version, which has been ...
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network related issues arising when running an arcpy script

Essentially I wrote an arcpy script that is within a toolbox that I ported over to a different machine to test out after the script worked locally. The script essentially utilizes the psycopg module ...
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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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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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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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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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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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C# geoprocessing tool output file

I'm trying to use file output parameter in arcobjects geoprocessing tool which will be used as rest service on ArcGis server 10.1 IGPParameterEdit3 outParam = new GPParameterClass(); outParam....
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Can I use GPdataFile in modelbuilder so as to use a user uploaded shapefile as input to a ModelBuilder tool?

Considering that I have managed to upload a data file like a shapefile on a geoprocessing service. How can I handle it inside of ModelBuilder. For Example I would like to use the shapefile I have ...
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Line features into polygon features

Can any one tell me how to convert line features into polygon features in ArcGIS. I am using ArcGIS 10. I searched the arc toolbox for any tools for this conversion, but I couldn't find any. Please ...
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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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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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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 ...