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ArcPy toolbox - How to limit GPFeatureRecordSetLayer to interactive rectangle input

The issue I have an ArcGIS Python Toolbox for which I would like the user to be able to interactively define an oriented rectangular extent (bounding box + rotation) as input parameter. I currently ...
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Return geoprocessing messages to Python IDE

I'm using a Python IDE (PyScripter) to run geoprocessing tools in an ArcPy script. If I were running the GP tools in ArcMap, I'd see various messages in the temporary window that pops up: Image ...
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ArcGIS Pro Model runs in ModelBuilder but “None of the processes are ready to run" when run as Geoprocessing Tool

I have a model which runs perfectly in ModelBuilder and validation shows all stages are ready to run. Bottom right, below, shows the model runs to completion. However, when I run as a custom ...
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Geoprocessing with WCS layers using ArcMap

Beginner here with ArcMap and I'm having trouble using geoprocessing tools with WCS layers I uploaded. Is this an issue of "can't technically use these tools on WCS layers"? Should I ...
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Do zLAS files have to be unzipped to work in geoprocessing tools of ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS Pro 2.4.3 and ArcMap 10.7.1 and I thought these versions can read zLAS files without having to unzip them. When I put a zLAS file into a LAS Dataset (LASD) everything looks normal (I ...
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Assigning elevation to point shapefile based on point file using ArcGIS Desktop

Goal: Extract elevation data (Data B) based on given point file locations (Data A). Current problem: I have several sets of xyz data for large areas with a resolution of 1m. I converted those to ...
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Generating polygons that represent intercardinal quadrants (NE, SE, SW, NW) at Road intersections using ArcMap

I have a road polyline feature class in an Oracle 18c/10.7.1 geodatabase. I would like to generate a polygon FC that represents the quadrants of the road intersections. The polygon FC would have a ...
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Killing a geoprocessing tool without killing all of ArcMap [closed]

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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Loading WFS via QuickImport from ArcGIS Data InteroperabilityTools [closed]

For a project I have to load a WFS layer in ArcMap programmatically. Since Version 10.0 there is no ability to use the FMEWorkspace as discussed here. The only way to load WFS-Data to ArcMap is to ...
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Unable to Process Line Feature Class in in_memory Workspace

I'm trying to run a script that will generate a contour map from a raster in a geodatabase, run Simplify Line on the contour map, and then run Smooth Line. At first I ran it in disk, and it worked (...
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Adding system tools to custom toolbox in ArcGIS Pro?

I am still getting over the quirks of ArcGIS Pro, right now I want to create my own toolbox that contains some tools useful for my current project: hillshade, contour and kernel density. But it ...
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Predicting nature of Result object returned by using ArcGIS geoprocessing tool in ArcPy?

In the Code Sample from the ArcGIS Pro help for the ArcPy class named Geometry there is something that catches my attention: # Run the Copy Features tool, setting the output to the geometry object. # ...
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Using input name of non-native raster format to name output files of iterative model?

I am using ArcGIS Pro 2.0.1. I'm attempting to create a model to save me some time in the long run, just executing some repetitive raster functions. The model runs properly if I put in a static output ...
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Combining python (parallel) multiprocessing toolbox with arcpy

I'm trying to cut down on arcpy processing time by using the python multiprocessing toolbox. Using the example from http://wltrimbl.github.io/2014-06-10-spelman/intermediate/python/04-multiprocessing....
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What is the difference between Polygon To Line and Feature To Line in ArcGIS?

What is the difference between Polygon To Line and Feature To Line in ArcGIS? Is feature to line a more abstract way such that it takes in not only polygon but like dots and other feature classes also?...
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Setting "Always run in foreground" within ArcPy code?

Is it possible to set the "Always run in foreground" option within ArcPy code? I haven't found anything on this yet? It would be nice to be able to specify within a script, instead of through the ...
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How to Convert from Point to Continuous Raster in ArcGIS 10.1? [duplicate]

I have a vector point dataset that I would like to convert to raster. The point-to-raster conversion tool creates a raster grid with spaces between each grid cell. I want to create a 'continuous' ...
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How to set output parameter to a zip file in a custom geoprocessing function tool?

I'm trying to write a custom geoprocessing function tool in ArcObjects that I can then expose as a service on ArcServer. The output parameter will be a zip file that contains a filegeodatabase. I ...
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Create Feature Class does not have any input fields present?

I'm using ArcMap10.2 and when tying to create feature classes, empty tool is displayed. when i click OK "error 000735 :feature class:name is required "is displayed.
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Deleting geoprocessing results in ArcGIS without closing mxd file

I am trying to run a loop of a couple thousand maps in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 but the program keeps crashing after printing about 100 maps at a time. I read at GeoNet that I need to make sure my results ...
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Error 000725 importing Python (Arcpy) script into tool of standard toolbox? [duplicate]

I have created a Python script. When I run the script as a standalone by make this a hard set path instead of sys.argv1, the script really runs fine. When I import this script as a python tool box ...
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IOError trying to change PICTURE_ELEMENT sourceImage

I recently ran into this issue after I published a Geoprocessing Task to a production server. It appears to be the same problem discussed in this question, but there is no answer posted there yet. ...
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Split line at a point with ArcGIS 10.1 Basic level license?

I have a point and polyline shapefile and want to split lines using points -- want to emulate the precise functionality of Split Line at Point tool (Data Management). I have ArcGIS 10.1 Basic level ...
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Is there a tool in arctoolbox for IDistanceOp.CostPathasPolyline?

Almost all the methods in IDistanceOp have a corresponding tool in the Distance Toolset Spatial Analyst Toolbox. However, I can't find anything in the toolbox for IDistanceOp.CostPathasPolyline. ...
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Using pivot table output? [closed]

In an attempt to summarise landclasses, the columns of my pivot table output are a bit mixed up with the field info regarding the three input fields that I've selected. As shown in snapshot 3 the ...
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Installing 64-bit geoprocessing of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to install 64-bit processing to ArcGIS 10.2, but the ESRI Patches and Service Packs website only has installations for Service pack 1 that goes with ArcGIS 10.1. One similar question on ...
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Do ModelBuilder or Geoprocessing tasks run slower if screen locked?

Is it true if you are running ModelBuilder or a geoprocessing task on a large raster\vector dataset then locking the computer would that cause the ModelBuilder or any geoprocessing to run slower? Is ...
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Is 64-bit background geoprocessing native to ArcGIS 10.2?

I cannot seem to find any documentation as to whether or not 64-bit background geoprocessing is native to ArcGIS 10.2. Or, is a separate download and install required as in 10.1? There were rumors ...
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Point to Polygon toolbox crash

Using ArcGIS Basic 10.1, there is a symbol of a paper scroll next to the tool, instead of the hammer symbol. That is the only tool I click on that crashes my program. I am not sure what that paper ...
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Stopping return of ArcGIS to tool dialog when tool fails? [closed]

When a tool processed in foreground fails, I have some time to read the log. After closing the log I get redirected to the tool dialog, where I stopped just before executing the tool. I know this is ...
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Difference between Copy Features and Feature Class to Feature Class tools?

I have a feature class within a feature dataset in a file geodatabase (FGDB), and I need a copy of it in another FGDB. In ArcGIS 10.1, I've used the "Copy Features" tool, and it looks to be the same (...
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Identify parcels that have two types of land use

I have two polygon layers in a geodatabase. One layer is land parcels. The other layer is land use. I want to identify the six largest parcels that contain both "upland forests" and "wetlands" (i.e. ...
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Creating many parallel lines in ArcGIS Desktop?

I need to create many parallel lines. Is there a tool in ArcGIS Desktop where you input the distance between the parallels and the number of them?
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Problem with control ACTIVEX and Arctoolbox (9.3.1) on windows 7 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with ArcToolbox tools "one or more activex controls could not be displayed when ever you try to open any tools from Arctoolbox it display this errors. then go to ...
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How can i figure out what Geoprocessing Tool is selected in ArcMap? (ArcMap 10)

I am working on an arcobjects extension, that basically provides universal batch / task scheduling for the geoprocessing tools (similar to ERDAS's Batch/Scheduling System), the project is 99.9% ...
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