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I can't seem to get a response form NVS about their Vector Stream Tool add-on, but they did send me a fixed-up version that I have now been able to install. However, I cannot find any associated toolbox. I have tried System Toolbox, My Toolbox, looking in the installation directory, and searching in my default geodatabase, but I can't find a way to add this tool (or toolbox) to my GIS. Has anyone else been able to successfully install the Vector Stream Tool into ArcGIS (ArcMap) 10.1 SP1, and might anyone have suggestions? THANK YOU!

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I have installed the Vector Stream Tool with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 SP1. I am also not able to see any toolboxes, in the installation folder (C:\Program Files (x86)\NVision Solutions\VectorTools); it is only help files and a bunch of .dll files.

Registering GPVectorTools.dll (I suspect this one is responsible for the logic) with the esriregasm (C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcGIS\bin) works fine yet I am not able to add any .dll from the Customize menu (getting the "can't load type library from specified file" error). Usually these things are solved by adding .tlb files (are created when compiling a solution in Visual Studio) instead of .dll when registering from the Customize menu yet there are none.

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have you tried the procedure from http://www.nvisionsolutions.com/products/documentation/NVS_VectorStreamTool_Installation.pdf ? It's not very intuitive as there is no .tbx file, rather you have to create an empty toolbox, right click it, and select add > tool, and there you will find the vector tools.

Can anyone verify this works for ArcGIS 10.1?

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