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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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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 using ArcPy. I use Multipart_to_Singelpart and Repair_Geometry to remove all invalid geometries, prior using the tools like Union or Intersect. ...
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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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Is it possible to work with GeoPackage or SpatiaLite files in command-line?

I am interested in processing GeoPackage files in CLI (probably in linux). I know for example I can use ogr2ogr with the -spat option to crop OSM *.pbf file and convert it to SpatiLite DB. But is it ...
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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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GNSS post processing under tree canopy

I am working on a project where we put a GPS on a tractor working in orchards. The tractor is driving slowly in the row (around 2-6 KPH). Many times, the trees canopy is braking the signal and we get ...
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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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How to publish/call ManageMapCache geoprocessing service

I am trying to create a geoprocessing tool that will update cache of the map service using needed extent using Arcpy. I have problem calling the System/CachingTools ManageMapCacheTiles service. I ...
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Default location info not found - GRASS geoprocessing in QGIS

I recently installed QGIS3 and GRASS geoprocessing worked fine. I then tried to open the QGIS3 local GRASS install on my own and ever since, any GRASS geoprocessing script that I try to run throws the ...
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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 ...
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Calculation of MNDWI using TOA

I am trying to calculate MNDWI for erosion accretion measurement of an island from Landsat 7 and 8 images. I will have to use DOS and TOA and threshold segmentation for that. I want to use Arc Map 10....
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Choosing ArcMap Geoprocessing tool?

I'm trying to find out what tool would be best suited to address a problem that I have. I am trying to find the most efficient route (least amount of pipe (footage) / most amount of houses provided ...
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CSV list as input parameter in QGIS 3.0 Processing Modeler

I have CSV list with XY coordinates (company and its competitors) which I want to input into simple QGIS Processing model. From this list the model creates and styles two spatial layers. Everything ...
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Determining total number of lines connected to a line segment in QGIS?

I have a line shapefile showing the street network for a major city in Africa. For each line segment, I want to calculate the total number of roads/streets connected to it. For example, the road ...
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Visibility tools for ArcGIS Desktop?

I've been trying to create visibility areas for CCTV in my city. Obviously simple geoprocessing tools aren't the answer, cause they create results as shown on the photo. CCTV can't look through ...
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How do save the result of pyresample processing as GeoTIFF file?

To warp image to GeoTIFF using GCPs method, I used the pyresample package. As the result, I did not find any example to save this result as a GeoTIFF file. from pyhdf.SD import SD, SDC from ...
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GDAL intersection returning NoneType in Python

I have two shapefiles, one for landuse and one for subbasin. I want to find out how much landuse area is present within 3rd feature of subbasin shapefile. I am using following code. fillu = ogr....
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Densify tool equivalent for Basic ArcGIS License?

I'm looking for a tool/script/quicker process that does the same thing as the standard license's densify tool. I'm only using a basic license though. Just wondering if there was anything out there ...
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Re-running ArcGIS Desktop geoprocessing tool from Toolbox history?

According to the ArcGIS Desktop documentation on Viewing tool execution history: This historical information is very useful for determining how data was created and can be used to rerun a process....