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An application of ArcGIS for Desktop that is used to create, edit and manage models within its Geoprocessing Framework

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Error 000539 running multiple con expressions in raster calculator in ModelBuilder?

I am using Raster Calcuator in ModelBuilder with ArcMap 10.5. I used Get Raster Properties to extract Standard Deviation and Mean from a previously calculated raster. I would like to use Raster ...
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Iterate feature (feature selection) inserting new field in output file

The iterator is suppose to go through each feature in the fc (buffer whole) and run one instance of zonal statistics and five instances of spatial join and then join fields back to fc. The issue is, ...
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Python Group by attribute range

I have about 6000 points that I need to run a computationally intensive analysis on. My thought process is to break this point layer up into six groups of 1000 points each. I'm trying to do this in ...
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Getting working Python script to run from toolbox?

I'm creating a model, using ArcGIS ModelBuilder, and want to use SelectRandombyPercent from Randomly subsetting X% of selected features using ArcPy? to randomly select points from a feature class. ...
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Combining zonal statistics of multiple rasters into a single table ArcGIS Pro

I have a collection of 22 raster images from which I need to find the min, max, and mean, and put the results from each image into a single combined table. This question is very similar to what I am ...
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Error 000229 in Model Builder

Im having an issue with my model builder as im trying to use the calculate field tool. I used a the code !total_area@squaremeters! but Im getting a 000229 error saying it cannot open my intersect ...
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Error 000539 Error Running Expression

I am receiving Error 000539 while running raster calculator in the model builder. I have read on other forums that this is a problem with using python script but I have been using the dialog boxes in ...
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Spatial Joining One to Many?

I am trying to create groups based on a primary object as its centroid. Groups are defined as all objects within a certain distance from a primary object. I am currently using spatial join in a ...
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Using wildcard within ArcGIS ModelBuilder to select raster files?

I already checked (almost) all other related topics I was not able to figure out how to solve my problem. I want to process certain rasters in many different subfolders. Within these folders I have ...
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Running ArcGIS Split By Attributes tool gives error?

While I was doing an exercise for one of my subjects, it was asked to use the "split by attribute" feature on the ModelBuilder in order to get separate shapefiles. The issue is that as soon as I open ...
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Automating KML based processing in ArcGIS Desktop using ModelBuilder?

In order to calculate the number of buildings around a stretch of road, I repeat the same work each time I receive a new stretch, so, I have to automate the process, the problem I have is the input ...
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Create Spatially Balanced Points not outputting?

I have used create spatially balanced points many times in ArcGIS. I am now having an issue I've not had before. The output of the tool is not giving me the requested number of points. For each ...
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Using Select by Location then adding attribute from intersected layer in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am trying to create group clusters from points using ModelBuilder. I have two layers: L1 and L2. I use Select by Location to find out how many L2 points are within 15 meters of L1 points - which I ...
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Make NetCDF Raster Layer tool in ModelBuilder - Cannot export as geotiff

I am attempting to iterate through thousands of .nc files to convert them into geotiffs using the Make NetCDF Raster Layer tool. I am using ModelBuilder to accomplish this. The iterator works fine, ...
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Using inline variable in calculate field code block

I've got a model that just copies features from one feature class and appends them to another. If a user supplies a string variable in the NewName field, it overwrites the values for the Name field in ...
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ArcGIS model tries to tabulate the number of rows from multiple table intersections

I'm trying to generate a table that captures the number of rows, and the source feature class, from the intersection of several FCs against one common layer. My expected output is one row per ...
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ArcGIS 10.6 Model builder raster outputs not compressed

I created a model to change the NoData values for all rasters in a folder (iterating through the folder using the IsNull and Con tools). I have two issues: I don't manage to get the raster tiffs ...
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Iterating and extracting time slice from NetCDF using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have a precipitation NetCDF layer (https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.gpcc.html). The layer has dimensional data for every month and year between 1901 - present and I need to extract ...
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Using Iterator with ModelBuilder for clipping and splitting in ArcMap?

My input feature class is a county-wide dataset and the input clip feature is a township’s ‘section.’ I have 576 different ‘sections’ in which to clip the county-wide data out to. Though I dont have ...
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Extracting new data with ArcGIS Pro ModelBuilder?

I'm very, very new to ModelBuilder. I have a database that's being continuously updated with new addresses. I'm trying to set up ModelBuilder such that, each time I log in to my computer, ArcGIS ...
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System variable with in-line variable substitution %i% %n% not working in ArcMap?

I am teaching a class of about 30 students and working in ModelBuilder. I am running into a problem and not sure if it is a 10.5 bug or if I am doing something wrong. I am having students run models ...
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Connecting output feature class to newly created geodatabase in ModelBuilder?

I need the 'New Feature' output to be located in the '1_ExportedFromS" GDB. I cannot get these 2 to "connect" as every time I do so I get an error stating "can only connect a variable to a process." ...
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Using field created in ModelBuilder in same model?

I have created a model in ArcGIS ModelBuilder and in a point of the process I insert a python tool (New Field) to create new field in a shapefile. After that I want to use this new field in other ...
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Using Python script to run previously created model over and over with new inputs each time?

I'm attempting to automate the process of creating contour lines from rainfall data points in a watershed, clipping those lines to the boundary of the watershed, and then making polygons from those ...
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Looping select by Attribute height interval and exporting to individual shapefiles using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have had a look at the existing Q&As but none of them seem to be addressing this in detail. I have a building footprint shapefile which contains a height field. I would like to group buildings ...
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Copy feature output is not accessable by next tool in modelbuilder under ArcGis Pro 2.2.2

Is there a bug in ArcGis Pro 2.2.2 because every tool after the copy feature tool is throwing an error 000229. But when I navigate within the next tool to the output and set it directly as input it is ...
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Calculate Grid Convergence Angle within ModelBuilder Model

I am trying to use the 'Calculate Grid Convergence Angle" tool (from Cartography toolbox -> Data Driven Pages) into ModelBuilder. The tool is pretty simple - (1) import, (2) remove no data (3) ...
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Attribute Totals for Rain Gauges [closed]

My goal is to create summary information to eventually present rain gauge totals attributes such as 1 day, 7 day, 10 day, 24 day and YTD totals. I was wondering how to go about this in ArcMap or ...
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0210 Error ArcGIS - Writing Multiple Features to New GDB

I've written a model to write multiple featureclasses into a .gdb that I've created. I keep getting the 0210 lock error and I'm assuming that each process is creating a lock and the lock isn't being ...
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Running iteration at end of another in ModelBuilder?

I would like to run two iterations. One assigning the respective attributes from the polygon file containing the cols and rows. And after that iteration another iteration that selects all of those ...
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Using ModelBuilder to intersect point data against multiple polygons?

I'm a novice GIS user and looking to create a model in ModelBuilder that can intersect point data which is a survey data made up of 1000's of individual points in dbf format. This data will change ...
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How to create a dense pointcloud of trees in ArcGIS?

I'm having a large dataset of forest polygons and would like to scatter individual tree locations over these areas. Here is how I have done this so far: In "Create Random Points" number of points has ...
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Convert tabulate area's output format into a text file (.txt or .csv) in the ModelBuilder in ArcGIS?

When I use the Tabulate Area tool, the original output's format is .dbf. What can I do to export the output as a text file (.txt or .csv) in the ArcGIS ModelBuilder environment?
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ModelBuilder overwrites output when using split tool?

I have one SHP file containing polygons that describe splitlines in rows and cols. I'd like to use this to split an existing dataset of a few hundred SHPs containing tree positioning data. The extends ...
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Using value from Get Count tool in Calculate Field statement in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I'm trying to assign the number of crashes (points) found in a buffer to the line segment found in the same buffer. I need to iterate through the rows of the buffer feature class. I have the model ...
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Re-configuring a Near Table with Multiple Near Features

I'm trying to reconfigure the results of a near table in ArcGIS Pro. The table currently shows the nearest 5 features from a lake layer relative to multiple project locations. I've then used a join to ...
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How to select features by attribute in a feature class that match a common field in another feature class?

I have two feature classes: 1)ROADS 2)POI (points of interest along the road) They share a common field that contains the road name (both titled "NAME"). I'm wanting to select the features in ...
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import arcpy function - model builder

I'm trying to execute a model made in ArcGIS outside ESRI environment. I want to import several CSV files to my database This is my code to import my toolbox/model where: IJA0101X00006666importcsv:...
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ArcGIS method to partially erase or clip thousands of related polygons

I am looking for a way to remove part of a polygon that overlaps with a polygon in another layer. Specifically I have two datasets, one is a set of square polygons and the other is a set of convex ...
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Check if field exists, if not, create one - Model Builder Script tool

I'm trying to create a script tool to use in Model Builder that will check the incoming dataset for the existence of a particular field. If the field exists it should simply go on to the next ...
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ModelBuilder adds numerous file extensions to outputs as it runs?

Using ArcMap 10.3 I am trying to create a model that will take all the shapefiles in a folder and convert them to KML files. I first create an inline variable for the shapefiles in the folder, then ...
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Inline Substitution causing empty selection in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I created an Inline Substitution for the user to choose from a drop down list consisting of pre-defined values. The problem is, when no value is selected from the list, ModelBuilder will treat it as ...
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Feature classes iterator only iterate the same feature class and doesn't stop

I want to iterate 3 feature classes in a geodatabase using iterator in ModelBuilder. Each feature class (Name) will used to generate a overlayed map (Overlay_%Name%) through a series of tools (e.g. ...
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Select by Attribute in ArcGIS with values from another layer

Is there a way to query an attribute against a value from a different layer? I have two layers - a points of interest (points) and satellite scenes (polygons). There are 10s to 1000s of scenes per ...
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Model builder generating empty output

In the model below, I get an empty output if I run it from start to finish. It works though if I first individually run the project and create fishnet tools, then run the entire model. Something is ...
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Generate unique outputs when running model builder

Using ArcMap 10.3, I am trying to create a model that takes an input dataset and runs it through multiple geoprocessing tools. I have read everything from ESRI and online I can find, I just can't wrap ...
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Understanding two points on top of each other after ModelBuilder intersect?

A model I'm making is creating two points on top of each other after intersecting a grid (fishnet). There's only 2 lines crossing each other at these points, so the output should only have one point. ...
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Using Create Fishnet and Project in ModelBuilder?

When I try to run the model below, the Create Fishnet tool creates a huge grid that totally ignores the extent input (BLOCK_Project1). It's nowhere near the extent input either. If I click on the ...
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Incorporating Python script into ModelBuilder?

Within ModelBuilder in ArcGIS, I am trying to add a script that will randomly assign "model types" (which is text) into the new field I have created in the attribute table. I checked to make sure the ...
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Exporting 1000s of maps into PDF in single step using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a raster of a district and shp of roads and town boundaries. I have made the grid index for it and now I want to export 2000 of the grids as a separate PDF map in which each grid is zoomed. ...