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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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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 ...
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Keeping unmatched records using Join Field in ArcMap

I would like to keep all records when joining fields in ArcMap. I know that I could do this by adding a join, but I would like to use the Join Field tool so that I can dictate which fields are joined ...
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Terrain analysis

I tried running ArcSaga Morphometry python based tool for slope,aspect and curvature but it failed what could be the problem? ......t" # # # # # # # # # # "9 parameter 2nd order polynom (Zevenbergen &...
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Reference a script/model from within the same Toolbox

in a script within a toolbox I'm trying to call a model in that same toolbox. Currently I have to hardwire the path. arcpy.ImportToolbox(r"[PATH]", "LLPGToolbox") arcpy.llpg_LLPGToolbox(inputFolder, ...
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Missing output from ArcGIS Split Raster tool? [closed]

I have a number of raster datasets from different sources sitting in one GDB. In the same GDB I have a polygon feature layer I am using to split each raster layer using the Split Raster tool, the ...
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Removing functions from Python Toolbox Template?

I've been working on a new Python Toolbox, which is getting quite large, and am wondering what of the template can be trimmed off when not used. In the template there are functions like isLicensed, ...
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Python script adding same data over and over when run from ArcToolbox?

I'm fairly new to python scripting. I've written a script that runs fine from PythonWin or the ArcMap Python window, but is having issues when I run it from ArcToolbox. The script adds a feature ...
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Using tool from ArcToolbox gives error?

I have problem with ran tool from ArcToolbox. When I run any tool, I get error: Content within this application coming from the website listed is being blocked by Internet Explorer Enhanced ...
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Clipping/cutting more than one polygon layer in one step using ArcGIS for Desktop?

currently I am working with ArcGIS 10.4. My project contains several layers such as streets and buildings, as well as retail and residential areas for a large-area state in Germany. As this is a lot ...
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updateCursor not updating rows correctly with conditional statement only with arcpy toolbox

I am attempting to create a script with arc toolbox in which part of the script populates a probability field based on thresholds on a percentage field. I would like the thresholds for the ranges ...
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Selecting one feature among intersections using ModelBuilder?

I have a model which check the location of objects and select those which have the same position on the map. I need to have a selection of only one object in intersections but not to doi it manually....
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Toolbox blank when sending to someone else?

I have a toolbox with two models that I am trying to send to someone else. I am working in 10.4 and he is working in 10.3. I save my toolbox as a 10.3 toolbox and send him the .tbx file, but when he ...
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Getting Error 000151 from ArcGIS Projection? [closed]

I'm having big problems with arctoolbox of ArcMap 10.3.1 to project almost all my layers from TM65 - Irish Grid to IRENET95 - Irish Tranverse Mercator.I always get the error 000151 and the Help is ...
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Raster to KML convesrion [duplicate]

How raster data can be converted to KML? I have searched but could not find any answer. Are there any tools in Arc toolbox for such process ?
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Background color changes when projecting a raster with ArcGIS 10.4

I'm using the Project Raster tool via arcpy: arcpy.ProjectRaster_management( in_raster = clipped_raster, out_raster = projected_clipped_raster, out_coor_system = ...
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Pass sql expression with GetParameterAsText to SelectLayerbyAttribute in .py script

With Arctoolbox and python scripting I'm creating long tool, but one of the steps is to select by attributes with SQL expression. Let's imagine that: featureCar = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) is Data ...
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Run a model in arcpy

I have been looking at ways to run a ArcGIS model directly in arcpy, without having to export it and correct all sorts of things in the code. But somehow I can't seem to make it work. This is how I ...
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In ArcGIS 10.1, for what tools does Environments actually work?

As a new user, often I have used "active" (that is, not grayed out and non-functional) Environments when using ArcToolbox Tools and the operation is non-responsive. I wish I documented for my own ...
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Import ArcToolbox Log History on ArcGis

I do not know what happened but I have lost all my ArcToolbox log history that was available trough "Results" menu. The strange thing is that I can access the log files that are saved on my ...
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How to make a single raster which shows the year since the last fire

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 to make a single raster which shows the year since the last fire in an area based on the MODIS Maryland University raster layers. I have 15 raster layers all from a different ...
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Reading *.cdf files in ArcMap?

I received some geospatial data (on rainfall) in a "cdf" format. I have worked with "nc" files and uses the 'Make NetCDF Raster Layer' tool in ArcMap to read NetCDF files. However, I wasn't able ...
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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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Find parcels dupliactes in different street names [closed]

I want to find duplicates in parcels, deep in streets basis. My schema goes like this; Neighborhood >> Block >> Parcel >> Street Let's say I have Street1, Street2 and Street3, all of them might ...
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Creating tool for finding catchments, watersheds and channel network in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I've been working in QGIS for a while, but I have to use ArcGIS from now on. In QGIS I made a tool in the Graphical Modeler, in order to ease a process I had to do several times. I've been told this ...
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How do you start a Toolbox tool from ArcObjects?

I want to put a couple of toolbox Tools onto an AddIn toolbar. I tried to reference the ProgIDs in the toolbar section of the Config.esriaddinx, but that didn't work (only saw blank spaces where the ...
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Can the field mapping be shortened in ArcToolbox tools?

I have converted a model to python in ArcGIS 10.3, and have found that the tool outputs a full and very very long field mapping. Is there a way to shorten this somehow? While I want all field names/...
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What data type is excel in Arcgis Add Script wizard?

When creating tool from a python script in ArcGIS, data type has to be chosen in Add Script wizard and one of my parameters is Excel and another one specific sheet whereas there can be more sheets in ...
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Icons in ArcToolbox window acting very strange?

I am running ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop and for some reason my icons in the ArcToolbox and in other windows are behaving very very strange. Sometimes no icon at all appears, other times the completely ...
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Oracle Procedure Call From ArcToolbox Script - Error processing call -

Background: I have an Oracle package with procedures to randomize and reset passwords for our SDE/GIS schemas. These procedures work perfectly via SQL Plus command line commands. My package looks ...
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ArcToolbox does not open from ArcCatalog? [closed]

From ArcCatalog 10.3.1 I can´t open ArcToolbox. Software just freezes and crashes when I press anything. Does anyone know how to solve this?
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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 make ArcToolbox as its default?

I wrongly deleted Data Management Tools from ArcToolbox in ArcGIS 9.3. Now I can't use some features such as "Dissolve", "Eliminate", etc. How could I make it as default?
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Cropping/Clipping Map

I'm using ArcGIS and my datasets cover most of the world, but I'm wanting to focus on just Iceland and I'm wondering how you crop the layers to a specific area? I've read about the crop tool, but ...
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Is there a difference between tools with same name in the ArcGIS 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst toolboxes?

There are several of the same tools within the 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst toolboxes (for example, Reclassify and Visibility). Is the same tool being accessed regardless of whether it is found ...
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How to solve “error 000816: The tool is not valid” with ET Geowizards tools?

I have installed ET Geowizards 11.2 for ArcGIS 10.3 using setup.exe and followed the instructions. I am using ArcGIS 10.3. I can use ET Geowizards tools from the toolbar and I can run them in ...
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Use Get Field Value tool to calculate field?

I am running a summary statistic on a clip to get acre counts by area type. I want to then add a second field that has the acre count from the total area. A third field be added so that it shows as ...
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Calculate the length of a line feature and then add points at percentage length in arcgis

The scenario is we have chopper pilots who are laying baits for wild dogs, pigs etc every X metres along a predetermined run length (multiple line features). What I want to be able to do is ...
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Adding output parameter to Python script tool?

How do you add an output parameter in a python script in a toolbox?
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Defining area of influence for origin-destination dataset (where destination is port) using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Starting from an origin-destination dataset for a given country, where the origins are city (points) and the destination are ports (points), how can I identify the area of influence for each ...
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Convert Field Expression to ArcGIS Python Script Tool

I've created the following field calculation that I'd like to convert to a python script tool: def blocklow(a, b, c, d): mylist = [a, b, c, d] # create list from input range variables if mylist =...
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Moving an un-docked ArcToolbox from secondary screen to the main monitor

For ArcGIS 10.3.1 on MS Windows 7 (moving from multiple screens to a single screen) sometimes the ArcToolbox dialogue box remains on the non existent secondary screen. How do I move the un-docked ...
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Is the result of “generalization” algorithm the same every time using it in ArcGIS?

I have a database with roads, and i update it oftenly. For another department we give them the same database but generalized so they can fit the forest to the roads. I wanted to know if you use ...
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How to Integrate rivers with forest in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have 2 type of inputs, Rivers and Forest. Rivers must not move at all (just freeze), only forest should be forced to attach to rivers within a tolerance of 10-20m. I want to integrate those layer ...
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Creating cartogram maps in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I have followed the exact steps from http://www.gislounge.com/how-to-make-area-cartogram-maps-in-arcgis/ and downloaded from arcscripts.esri.com. After adding the cartogram tool into the toolbox and I ...
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“From PDF” toolset not available in 10.3

I'm running ArcMap 10.3 and there is no "From PDF" toolset available in my conversion tools list. Also, trying to use the ArcPy PDFToTIFF_conversion method fails. Specifically ArcMap is version 10.3....
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How to fill a field in a table using ModelBuilder ToolBox [closed]

How to fill a field (set a value) in a table using ModelBuilder ToolBox.
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Cutting a polygon out of another polygon with python [duplicate]

Licence: ArcEditor Version: ArcMap 10.0 i have some issues to separat my data with python. To illustrate the problem, i have simplifyed the data with figures. I want to cut the blue polygon out ...
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How can I add a custom toolbox to ArcMap, and see its script?

I'd like to add a custom toolbox to ArcMap, and also see the script it's written in. To do the latter, I'm trying to open it with my python editor, but it doesn't open it.
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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....