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I want to create and add some animated graphics to the features based on a query in Arcgis Explorer, like some moving waves at the queried features. Is it possible? If so, please let me know.

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Is ArcGIS Explorer a strong requirement? It might be easier to make moving wave symbols using the Silverlight/WPF SDK –  Kirk Kuykendall Mar 28 '11 at 15:08
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You can create an animated theme (layer) in ArcExplorer - KML/KMZ is best supported to do this

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http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisexplorer/900/en/time_based_animations.htm

You need to create a timeline to have the layer animated.

As for graphic create a layered gif or png and add into ArcExplorer as a point feature.

For ArcGIS (9.2 onwards) there is the animation toolbar http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.2/tutorials/animationinarcmap_tutorial_index.htm

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