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That toolbar is part of ArcScan, and so it may be that you have not enabled that extension. From Getting Started with ArcScan: As with other ArcGIS extensions, you must enable the ArcScan extension in ArcMap before you can use it. If this does not activate the buttons on that toolbar make sure that your map contains at least one raster dataset and be ...


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By definition, WMS will return raster (image) data. You need to test your data provider's server with a GetCapabilities request to see if it offers WFS (Web Feature Service) which will give you vector data (the documentation there is for geoserver so edit the path suitably). That is the first thing I would do before trying to mess about with converting ...


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ArcScan is meant to digitize drawings (typically scanned cadastral maps or the likes). In your case you want to classify an RGB image. With a true color image, you can use the image classification toolbar . You'll need to draw some sample polygons and use them for training a classifier. You need spatial analyst licence for that, and I would rather use an ...


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Your raster classification is incorrect. You need to change the symbology to either 'Unique Values' or 'Classified', doing this will enable your ArcScan toolbar. Right click layer > Layer properties > Symbology tab> "Unique Values" or "Classified" ***ArcScan tool bar WILL NOT enable with 'Streched' or 'Discrete Color' symbolization. ***ArcScan tool bar ...


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It looks like using automatic vectorization you are getting a mixture of polygons (bubbles) and the polylines you desire. Try using the Raster to Polyline tool to force your output to be only polylines. Just as a note, if you can give further details about what you've tried (ex. what are the exact tool(s) you are using, or which settings you have tried ...


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Have you also considered extracting the centerline from the polygon before rasterizing? There used to be a tool called ETGeowizard, an extension on top of ArcGIS that I have used in the past to extract a river’s centerline.


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For ArcScan to work you must have a raster layer with only 2 classes in it. It can be a Unique Values renderer or a Classified renderer with only two classes It isn't obvious in the interface, so the toolbar will be greyed out. From the online help: Before you can start working with your raster layer in ArcScan, you must ensure that the raster’s layer ...


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Its really simple. I just needed to add a polyline shapefile, as the error told me to do and PolyGeo originally said - not a polygon feature class or anything else.


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I think you should review the help About automatic vectorization (with my bolding): ArcScan supports centerline and outline vectorization methods in automatic mode. The centerline vectorization method allows you to generate vector line features at the center of the raster cells. This method is the most common type of vectorization. The centerline ...


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maybe I get !! the quality of my raster image is fundamental. I had some steps to process it, raster to polygon, buffer + to involve some internal parts, buffer - to eliminate some external parts, polygon to raster ...


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As commented by @MichaelStimson: If you are after polygons use the methods in the answer link by PolyGeo to convert WMS to raster and then raster to polygon http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#/Raster_to_Polygon/001200000008000000/ (with simplify for nicer looking buildings), if you are after points then convert the ...


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There are several tools out there, a simple search on Google threw up these: Aris Grid Editor RasterEdit


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You have a multi-coloured image, so you need to isolate just two colors from it before you can vectorize it with ArcScan. From Getting started with ArcScan: ArcScan can vectorize any raster format supported by ArcGIS so long as it is represented as a bi-level image. This requires that you symbolize raster layers with two unique colors. You can use ...


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I've now done some experimentation with vectorisation and raster cleanup in ArcGIS 10.4. I've discovered that it will work with a transverse mercator projection (mine is WGS 1984 UTM zone 36N) but you have to have the Data Frame, the raster you want to vectorise and the shapefile you're going to be vectorising to all on the same projection.


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Experienced the same issue in 10.4.1 and suspect that the reason lies with the fact that my raster had been georeferenced to a coordinate system (transverse mercator) with a shift in central meridian. I believe that the shift or the funky coordinate system extents is causing the edits with the raster to not "see" the the actual pixels. An inelegant fix I ...


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Fetzer's suggestion will probably work (using the supervised classification function) it is not so different in principle to handling sparse cloud cover. If you have already tried this one could consider a local smoothing window to give the forest areas a more distinctive net colour, again followed by supervised classification. If you are lucky it might ...


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As was mentioned in the comments (nearly two years ago), once you finish digitising (which, hopefully you have by now), and add an attribute for height, the best way to do this is to use the dissolve tool. Set the dissolve attribute to your height field and that should be all you need. If you have multiple contours which have the same elevation, but aren't ...


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You could just increase the thickness of all important lines and decrease the other ones using GIMP (or Photoshop), something like this (it's in spanish, but sure you can get the idea). This would be done in order to "classify" your areas in somehow, even though you will get only two colors (ie., 0s and 1s). Besides, as you use ArcScan, you can also edit ...


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Make sure the ArcScan extension is activated; under Customize > Extensions.


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