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Questions tagged [geoprocessing]

Geoprocessing is a GIS operation used to manipulate GIS data. If you are performing geoprocessing using ArcGIS then the tag Geoprocessing-framework is specific to that software and should be used instead.

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What could cause a Spatial Join (Completely Within) to return false positives?

Im using ArcMap 10.3 I have a large feature class of Archaeological surveys that I need to Spatial Join to a target feature class of buffered work locations to find locations that are Completely ...
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How to automate locally QGIS plugin building steps using exe or script?

I have made a plugin name Area Calc on my local computer. The plugin work very well. I have followed this. I don't want to release plugin. Is there any way to automate the whole above task through a ...
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Geoprocessing tools will not execute

When I try to execute geoprocessing tools (slope, viewshed...) I don't get any results. When I open the results window I see an hourglass icon like in the picture attached near the process. I'm using ...
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Merge shapefiles with unequal field lengths

I have several shapefiles in ArcMap that I want to merge together into one shapefile so I don't have to keep juggling them all. However, I can't use the Merge geoprocessing tool because it gives me a ...
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ArcGIS Map export fails with when using scaleDependentRenderer

I am using ArcGIS javascript API 3.11 so as to call a map export service (printTask). This used to work fine, until I decided to print a graphics layer with a scaleDependentRenderer. The ...
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Is it possible to delete ArcGIS imageserver using a script?

I have an app that allows users to upload TIFF files so that an ImageServer is created in ArcGIS 10.5 Server. However, I don't want to keep the images over a day. Is there a way of automatically ...
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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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Seeking tool to work out overlap between two polygon layers and their statistics using QGIS

I have two polygons in QGIS. One is a land-use map, which polygons that include different types (forest, agriculture, urban etc). I also have a vector polygon that represents a flood extent. I want to ...
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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 to make points with fixed distance and orientation from another points layer?

I have a points layer with hundreds of features at variable distance from each other. Now what I want to do is create 4 new points for each feature of this layer at a fixed distance (30m) AND ...
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Measuring length of edge of polygon

I have a layer of polygons, cadastrals, that i'd like to have the length of the edge of: I thought about doing this: Dissolve the polygons Create one large dissolved polygon Making a; From polygon ...
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ModelBuilder Speed. Runs very Slow

I've built out a model but it takes what feels like a very long time to run. About 60 seconds for each iteration and I only have 200 records. I am not sure what is normal or expected for these types ...
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Inverting shapefile in QGIS 2.18?

I asked a question earlier about how to invert my file "hydropolys.shp" from a vector of ocean and seas to a vector of land and got sent to here, but I am experiencing issues where using the "...
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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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Avoiding or reducing invalid geometries when geoprocessing in ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

I use geoprocessing with large polygon datasets. I use Multipart_to_Singelpart and Repair_Geometry to remove all invalid geometries, prior using the tools like Union or Intersect. Regardless the ...
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Need to convert feature classes regularly deleting/overwriting existing shapefiles and breaking the script to terminate

I know a little Python/arcpy, enough to barely get me by. My goal was to, on a regular task schedule, convert feature classes to shapefiles and overwrite existing shapefiles, but I realized that arcpy....
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Best approach to process thousands of TIFF files

I have a data source with a folder pyramid that contains several thousands of GeoTIFF files, about 70Mb each. I would like to process these so that I can display the map overlays on a OpenLayers web ...
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Lose Domain Dropdown Function after using Geoprocessing?

I have a large geodatabase with multiple feature classes. I ran Geoprocessing- Arc Toolbox - Data Management - Features - Add XY Coordinates. Then I copied these values into our existing X Coordinate ...
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How to remove the boundaries of a Polyline?

I have a polyline. I want to delete outside boundaries of that polyline. I achieved it by splitting the features of that polyline and selecting/deleting the outer lines/boundary. I'm thinking, is ...
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How to connect polygons to make a circle?

I created polygons from a raster on which I ran an edge detection filter. I turned the edges into a polygon layer (multipart splitted into single parts). The intention was to have circular polygons at ...
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How do I get the population by country when using the Esri Demographics Geoprocessing Service?

I am using the ArcGIS JavaScript API and Geoprocessing Services to get population. The service takes an input circle and returns the population inside. Some times, a circle can cover cover more than ...
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Reconciling Features with different field types

I have two feature classes who mostly have the same fields. However, some of the fields do not share the same field types. For example, one has a created date field that is a Date while the other ...
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Geoprocessing Tools not producing an output in ArcGIS Desktop?

I've been running a few different geoprocessing tools in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5, which seem to operate as required, the various processing windows appear to give the impression that works is going on but ...
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Speeding up Oracle Spatial intersection query and indexes

I have about 300 000 records (worksites) in a table (S) with id (id_s), start_date, end_date (and in some cases an authorisation date - AUTH_START). I have a second table containing the id of 500 of ...
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Make feature class Z and M aware with geoprocessing

ArcGIS 10.4. I am looking for a geoprocess to take an existing feature class and make it Z and M aware. The feature class is in a file geodb. I have been looking in the ESRI website but have not found ...
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Exporting geoprocessing results history from MXD?

I have an MXD with the results saved to it. I want to look at the parameters that were set for some of the tools externally, so I want to export the results. Can this be done?
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ArcMap fails to convert all records from CSV file using Table to Table geoprocessing tool

I am using the table to table geoprocessing tool to convert a CSV file with nearly 5 million records into an GDB table in a file geodatabase. The tool succeeds each time, but only 603 records are ...
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Using ArcGIS Engine with Background Geoprocessing (64 bit)

Could someone suggest how to use ArcGIS Engine Background Geoprocessing (64 bit) in ArcGIS Engine 10.4 ArcObjects console application? I am using C#, .Net 4.5.2 framework, ArcObjects SDK 10.4 to ...
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Accounting for orientation for a UAV image

I have a series of images that were taken with MicaSense RedEdge sensor attached to a UAV. My final goal is to input these images into mapping software (ArcMap, ENVI or QGIS) and be able to do stuff ...
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Getting empty output with Erase tool in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm looking to isolate the parts of two hexagon feature classes that overlap: I thought that I could use the Overlay > Erase tool to do this. The "input feature" would be the first image, and the "...
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Polygons which are completely overlapped by second polygon - QGIS

I have multipolygon like here: . And I have another, second polygon. Anyway I want to get only polygons which are completely overlapped by that second polygon. Intersection and clip in QGIS only cut ...
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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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Geoprocessing web service not writing out all files for .shp

I created a Python script, run by a toolbox. I am using Python shapefile to generate a point shapefile. If I run the tool locally (i.e. on the desktop) it works great. Shp, shx and dbf all writen out ...
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Clipping shapefile with Python?

My problem is the following, I cannot find a reasonable method to clip 2 vector based shapefiles using python (without ArcPy or QGIS API). I tried using the geometry.intersections method, but that ...
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Analyze rasters in Geopackage?

Are the out-of-the-box geoprocessing tools in QGIS and ArcMap able to analyze rasters stored in a geopackage? Or do they need to be extracted to e.g. GeoTiff first? I'm thinking, for instance, of ...
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No processing tools in QGIS 3.2 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to QGIS 3.2 and followed the install instructions carefully. Under the raster and vector menus I have only 1 tool for vector and only 3 for raster. No analysis, geometry, ...
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Invalid geometry error when running Vector Intersection tool in QGIS 3

I am reworking an exercise that runs fine in QGIS 2.14 and 2.18 but have encountered an error in QGIS 3.2. I am using Windows 8. I am using the Alaska training data and adding the majrivers and trees ...
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pass selected value from drop down list in updateParameters(self) as input to python script

I managed to create two drop down lists using the validation code where an user can select the first parameter from a list and get another filtered list for the second parameter. However, I am ...
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Getting attribute from overlapping feature from other polygon data using ArcGIS Desktop?

How do I transfer attribute data from one polygon layer (A) to another (B)? I am using ArcMap 10.2. I tried using Identity. It doesn't work. I also tried converting (A) to point so it has the same ...
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Channel Easements for County: Need help with Query or Python

I have a layer for easements for a whole county and need to find each easement either MISSING or having a PART of what the county calls "STW_ARCS." These ARCS are what the county have data on for how ...
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QGIS reprojection is identical to original map; Deir ez Zor / Levant Stereographic (EPSG:22780) to WGS 84/UTM zone 36N (EPSG:32636)

I have a topo map which I want to georeference into Deir ez Zor / Levant Stereographic (EPSG:22780) and then transform into WGS 84/UTM zone 36N (EPSG:32636). My goal is have as little divergence to ...
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ArcMap geoprocessing tools/field calculator for batch assignment of line segments

What method works best to batch-assign line segment records falling on polygon boundaries, where one side of the street (line) is one city (polygon) value and the other side is a different value?
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Identify and remove isolated fishnet polygons

What process can I use to remove isolated cells in my layer; i.e. cells that don't have an immediate neighbour are to be removed - I've circled a couple in the image below. These are based on an ...
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ArcGIS server Geoprocessing job failed immediately after submit

I have a few geoprocessing services published onto a production ArcGIS server but after a series of Windows 2012R2 and ArcGIS server updates, the services stopped function. When I submit a job, ...
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Automated way of Connecting dangling polylines of two separate feature classes

I have two datasets that I am trying to form into a network, one representing pedestrian and bike paths, the other representing roads. The lines do not connect together (as seen in the picture below)...
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Running ArcPy geoprocessing tools on cursor rows?

I have a script using a Search Cursor to iteratively make copies of individual features for use as inputs in a geoprocessing tool, e.g., fc = <feature class> arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management(...
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Is there a proper geoprocessing term of clipping data based on the hole in donut polygons? [closed]

This is a general question not software related. Is there a geoprocessing term used for clipping data using the holes in donuts polygons? I want the process to keep the data which are visible through ...
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Can in_memory act as a regular directory in the memory? [closed]

I am having trouble with raster clipping whenever the result is saved to a GDB, is there any other way to geoprocess in the memory and have the results behave as if saved to a normal directory?
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Creating PolylineZM from Points using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a point feature class that is essentially hundreds of vertices along a single line. The Attribute Table contains MD (Measured Depth) values, XY fields of each point feature, and a ID field for ...
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Snap Raster problem in ArcGIS 10.5.1

DEM is used to produce Slope raster. I use Snap raster but it does not work. Based on some posts, I uncheck background processing of geoprocessing but it did not make difference. Both the input and ...