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Determining optimal tower placements that use line of sight in a valley in ArcGIS Pro

This task is mostly about number of towers, because it's enough to find dominant peaks and run your analysis on them. If it is about single place, you need to run viewshed N times, where N is total ...
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Opening ArcGIS portal item in ArcMap

You are trying to open a ArcGIS File Handler, or ArcGIS Portal Item, extension of the ".pitem" type. The ArcGIS File Handler utility lets you start a new application, or add the layer to an ...
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How to avoid default_value in field with ArcPy cursor (e.g. row[i]=None)

The answer, at least with ArcPy Data Access cursors, is that you cannot avoid the behavior you are seeing because of a known defect with ArcPy Data Access cursors. From BUG-000091314: When using the ...
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Using Field Calculator to put file name into field

Try the Parse Path model builder tool. You can also use arcpy.describe. The Describe Object Properties returns the path which you can field calculate into your attribute table.
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Select same point features from two different datasets

You may want to check if the geometries are equal between both datasets. One way of doing this would be with a bit of SQL (studies are your tables in this exemple). Syntax may vary from one DB system ...
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Custom locator not matching to entry with best score using ArcGIS Pro

You need to set the result order. The default is to use the order the different locators within the composite locator: https://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/2.8/help/data/geocoding/tips-for-tuning-...
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Opening shapefile in ArcGIS Desktop

Your file are not a "project" but just some data in shapefile format (all these file with the same name but different extension are what is called a shapefile, for more information on what ...
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How does majority resampling technique works in ArcGIS?

After in-depth testing, I can confirm that if the majority filter hits a situation where there is an equal division of classified cells found in the filter. As an output, there will be no change ...
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White border around points in ArcMap

I found that setting the layer transparency to 1 % makes the white outlines disappear. Right click the geoserver workspace, layer properties - Advanced and set layer transparency to 1 %:
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White border around points in ArcMap

Could it be that the symbology is adding the white border? If you expand your feature in ArcMap and double-click the symbol the fill is probably red which you want but the "border section" ...
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How to create suitability map from categorical raster and Euclidean distance raster in ArcMap

Agree with what @Oliver Burdekin has mentioned. As suitability modelling is an iterative process and you start off with applying a set of weights for each raster layer, you could extend this to cover ...
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Show inline substitution value as tool parameter

I'm pretty sure what you want is not achievable. The inline variable is evaluated when the tool is executed, not when it has been opened up as a tool ready to take an input, as in your case the ...
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Converting points to latitude and longitude values in R

I've used the following code to make a test raster that prints like yours (but is about 1/100000000 of the size): testlat = raster(matrix(1:100,10,10)) extent(testlat) = c(xmin=13000,xmax=278000,ymin=...
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How to create suitability map from categorical raster and Euclidean distance raster in ArcMap

There is detailed documentation on esri's site outlining the process of suitability modeling. Suitability modeling is an iterative process. As such it can be beneficial to set the process(es) up in ...
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Column fields that are part of a join convert to null or 0 when exported

I have the same issue from time to time. Try the "Join Features" tool. This outputs the result of a join to a new feature class, rather than creating an in-memory join. It is also parallel ...
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Merging lines shows up as two parts in vertex list

I get this issue a lot when merging M-enabled lines in ArcGIS Desktop 10.8. I have ensured that the lines are both oriented in a consecutive direction, that the common endpoints are snapped to each ...
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Convert labels to annotations is messing up the label format

It looks like you have a long multiline field from the screenshot, which may be confusing people. I now see the other fields. Not every Maplex option comes through to annotation. You may be able to ...
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Implement plot purchases on fictional map

Here's a workflow using QGIS and some data from the Leaflet examples. Before you start, read the Leaflet tutorial about L.CRS.Simple. I mean it. Stop what you're doing, and read it. Lauch QGIS. Read ...
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Show Selected Records fails to display in ArcMap

You can perform the below checks in one-by-one steps, and you can stop where it starts working. Close ArcMap and do the below: Use the FC to FC tool in ArcMap to export the layer as a new FGDB FC and ...
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Adding Le Pouce Grid coordinate system to ArcMap

I plugged in all the primary and secondary control from the Mauritius Control Network They look to be in the right place. Note: I don't have ArcMap. I used QGIS, but I assume that ArcMap has EPSG:3337....
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Error 000539 in ArcGIS Desktop?

A colleague and I just had a similar error with rcexe. Looking at the error, it appeared to actually be a problem with NumPy. After a lot of investigation including looking at the path that the ArcMap ...
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ArcGIS Raster Calculator Error 000539

A colleague and I just had a similar error with rcexe. Looking at the error it appeared to actually be a problem with NumPy. After a lot of investigation including looking at the path that the ArcMap ...
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Adding function to Helpers list in ArcGIS Pro Field Calculator

The short answer is no you cannot alter what is offered up when you click on the helpers filter. You can however add your own function if you have pre-built it and saved it as a calculate field ...
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Invalid geometry in QGIS vs ArcGIS

It could be that those programs on your machine are set with different defaults for rounding decimals. If one rounds to the 7th decimal and one to the 8th decimal then you may have occasions where ...
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Calculating 2-bands EVI from Sentinel-2

Late to reply but I have blog post regarding this question and have described in details about EVI calculation in GEE. https://kaflekrishna.com.np/blog-detail/enhanced-vegetation-index-evi-sentinel-2-...
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Locking Scale when Panning using ArcGIS Pro

Yes - using Map Frame Constraints. Try the Fixed Scale option. https://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/latest/help/layouts/customizing-your-map-extent.htm
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How to uncheck "Close tool dialog" option in ArcGIS

Simply add an intentional error code in the script, for eg:-arcpy.AddMessage("p"+4). Since we cant add string and number it will through the error and the dialog box will remain opened at ...
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Split by attributes function only splits some, but not all values?

I tried everything, and then just moved to QGIS, it worked absolutely fine there.
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Convert coordinates in ArcGIS

I agree with comment above - just take out the commas - ArcGIS thinks that those columns are strings not numbers. I always double check in excel, formatting the columns specifically to be numbers, ...
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Convert coordinates in ArcGIS

Mind the language settings of your ArcGIS and how the csv is saved. It is possible that your program does not recognise the Easting and Northing columns as numbers, but as text instead, and therefore ...
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ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 - Create Line of Sight not showing intermediate points

Ensure that your project, the first layer folder in your table of content coordinate system is set to projected, just as your raster coordinate system is set to projected. then it should work
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Calculating distance between polygon and line using ArcGIS Desktop

Near (Analysis) or Generate Near Table then perform a series of selections/field calculations, or use Calculate Field Code Blocks to add your scoring. From the docs: Near (Analysis) Calculates ...
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Seeing size on disc of raster in file geodatabase

This may help: https://community.esri.com/t5/geoprocessing-questions/best-way-to-get-size-on-disk-of-raster/td-p/373519 I think you can use ArcPy to get the raster pixel area using the Get Raster ...
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Orthographic projection for South America in ArcMap

You'll have to define a custom coordinate system. Open data frame properties (right click the map or Layers in the table of contents and select properties) and select the Coordinate System tab. Select ...
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ArcMap depicts reduced selection of annotations

If certain labels are turned off (e.g. in a congested area) when you convert the labels to annotation, the annotation features will exist as unplaced annotation. They should still exist in the ...
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ArcGIS Survey 123 connect : Filling a field in a 1st form from a field in a 2nd form

Depending on your workflow, this can be done using URL parameters. Use a calculation to generate a URL with parameters, then use the URL to open the other survey with prefilled values. For more info, ...
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Getting text to center in a label expression

I had the same issue and figured it out. Make sure you are using the Maplex Labeling engine. Open the properties for the layer and click on the Labels tab: Placement Properties -> Fitting Strategy -...
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Deleting polygon defined area from raster layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

If you have the polygons of your area and unwanted area, use the Erase tool and make a new shapefile in which you have erased unwanted area in vector format, then apply Extract by mask using this new ...
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Attribute table blank after exporting from successful Display XY

I had the same issue. What I did was pulled in the csv file and then exported it out to a dbf. Then I opened it up in excel and exported the dbf to csv. Then pulled that csv in and continued with the ...
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How to merge multiple line feature into a single feature?

If the lines are topologically connected then you could do a Merge or Append. Alternatively, you could select all the lines and then do a Merge (not the geoprocessing tool), but if you're in editing ...
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Creating one single lyr from two

If the lyr you refer to are layer file (*.lyr) in ArcGIS Desktop the simplest way is to : Add both your lyr file in a new ArcGIS MXD Group them (select both of them, right click > Group) Export ...
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Adding field to attribute table distorts existing columns using ArcMap

I was able to find a workaround. I exported the shapefile into a geodatabase. After loading the resulting feature-class to my map I was able to add fields to the attribut table without affecting the ...
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Round and truncate numeric label in ArcGIS Pro

You would need to divide the value by 100,000, then round it, and then divide by 10. The arcade expression would be Round($feature.sales / 100000) / 10.
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Adding name of each shapefile polygon to its attribute table with add field using ArcMap ModelBuilder

Your shapefile needs to be named differently. Since your model is failing on Add Field, I tested Add Field on a shapefile named test.tif.shp and it returned an error. I suggest trying to rename it ...
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Created weighted sample points in ArcGIS Pro

Here is an untested idea from the top of my head for you to explore. Try using the Focal Statistics tool using the variety statistic type; you would need to explore with different neighbourhood sizes. ...
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Calculating average time between revisits into a pixel in ArcGIS Pro?

Your question is mixing terminology and very unclear what you have done. The Spatial Join tool works with vector data, but you keep referring to a pixel which is a raster data structure. When you say &...
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Convert Google Maps image to ArcMap

If you are okay with using the screenshot, the steps that you have to follow are: Use the concept of georeferencing in ArcMap. For accurate georeferencing, you need reference data/ control points. ...
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Convert Google Maps image to ArcMap

If you want to work with data that is not spatially located, you must first georeference it. There is also a tool for this. Then you could create a new shapefile layer and "trace" the ...
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Deleting feature from Costa Rica shapefile using ArcMap

Sounds like the problem is that it's a part in a multi-part feature? You can confirm this by using the select tool and manually selecting it, if other parts of Costa Rica become selected then you know ...
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Deleting feature from Costa Rica shapefile using ArcMap

Select all features except Costa Rica, and export the selected feature into a new shapefile.
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