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Signing ESRI ArcGIS Add-In with a post-build event

I'm attempting to automate signing of an ESRI Add-In using a post build event in visual studio that triggers a batch file (which subsequently triggers ESRISignAddIn utility). Running the batch file ...
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vb.net arcgis add in, log4net works for the exe file, does not work for the esriAddIn

I want to use log4net in my vb.net for ArcGIS add-in. After I build the solution, it generates a .exe file and a .esriAddIn file. The problem is when I run the .exe file (without open ArcMap), the ...
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Can a custom add-in execute code upon install of the .esriaddin [closed]

I have made a custom add-in using C#.NET(a toolbar that contains buttons) and I was wondering if it is possible to have some code execute upon the install of the .esriaddin file. Basically I want to ...
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Need help with the creation of add-ins for arc map

How to find the coordinates x and y of the point when you click on the map? I'm creating a new add-in to the arc map. When you create the add button and I chose dockable window. In dockable window I ...
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Add to geoprocessing environments when creating ArcGIS .net Add-in

I would like to add a new environment to the Geoprocessor Environments from an ArcMap.net Add in. I try adding the env to the GPEnvironmentManager with the following code but when ArcMap opens and I ...
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Why is my add-in toolbar greyed out?

I installed an addIn toolbar for the U.S. Geological Survey's National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program and I can see it, but all the tools are greyed out. Any idea why I can't see it? I am ...
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How do you set an AddIn button's Help source and topicID values at runtime?

I would like a way to dynamically set the help source/topicID for a button. Example Snippet: <Button id="Acme_FullExtent" class="FullExtent" caption="Full Extent" tip="Zooms the ...
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Add-in caching in ArcMap? How to clear the cache?

When I install new version of Add-in to ArcMap, it appears correctly in Add-in manager but actual binaries are still the old version. It mostly helps to restart ArcMap. But restarting every time is ...
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How to select a feature and get its fields by mouse click using Python Addin in ArcGIS?

I'm building a python addin tool in arcgis and I would like to click a feature, say a polygon on the map, and get the polygon's attributes,i.e. ID=3,NAME = "CITY3"...It's similar as the arcmap tool ...
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Add-in installed, but its elements not appearing in ArcMap

I'm creating an Add-in for ArcMap 10.1. When I export file testproject.esriaddin and install (whether double-click or from Customize Mode > Add From File dialog), message of success appears. But ...
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ArcMap add in constructor called not called on start up

I am converting some old tools to the new Add-In format and have noticed that the constructor is no longer being called during startup, instead it is being called when the tool is clicked for the ...
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Why does dissolve stop working at 10.1?

I have an ArcMap Add-In that completes various geoprocessing steps, including Dissolve (using ESRI.ArcGIS.DataManagementTools.Dissolve). This tool worked at 10.0, but I just upgraded to 10.1 SP1 and ...
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Issue with initializing ArcObjects Interface and classes

I was going through ArcObjects example on following linkWalkthrough_Building_custom_UI_elements .I followed same steps but I was getting error while initializing objects for following code. ...
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How to display selected features in ArcGIS Identify Dialog using Visual Studio 2010/ArcObjects?

I'm brand new to ArcObjects SDKs and am struggling. I have a Python Add-in performing a query to select records (works great)and now trying to call the identify dialog via an .NET addin button that ...
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ODBC connection issue on 64bit architecture

I'm migrating an addin to a 64bit machine using Arcmap 9.3.1. Upon execution, it returns the following error - "[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] The specified DSN contains an architecture mismatch ...
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How to get ESRI Addin to read the System.ServiceModel configuration?

I have a complex set of add-in's that we need to run in ArcMap, ArcServer, and ArcGIS Explorer for Desktop. We are experimenting with changing from the old Web Reference service connection to a WCF ...
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Adding a button from an add-in to a TOC context menu

I would like to add a button to a group layer context menu in the table of contents. The button is from an add-in that also contains an extension. Should be straight-forward enough. The extension ...
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How to resolve an InvalidCastException for two Objects of the same type in an ArcMap AddIn?

I'm trying to work through an InvalidCastException that is being thrown when a form is displayed from an ArcMap Addin. This is a fairly recent occurrence and I haven't identified what has changed that ...
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How to make a custom properties dialog for a custom text background

I'm developing a custom text background in ArcObjects like in this example. I would like to know if it is possible to make a custom properties dialog to set up parameters of this text background. It ...
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Using custom xml file with ESRI addin and deployment

I creating an addin for ArcMap - but my code needs to read from an xml file to generate a dynamic form - I have put the form in the AppData folder as I don't think I can read from an xml file wrapped ...
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How to add multiple shapefiles with VB.Net

I have created a toolbar add in for arc with a button that opens a form with 3 selections that are shapefiles, once the shapefile is selected I click the Add Layer button. Currently I can only get one ...
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ArcMap throws NullReferenceException for OnClick event of Add-In

I have this below code which is a toolbar button to open a dock able window in ArcMap 10.2 Desktop application and what happens is that I am able to install the toolbar button but when I a click that ...
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issues migrating + updating an older vb.net add-in

Key points to consider: -The original add-in was written in VS 2005 for ArcGIS 9.1, uses Framework 3.5, with now deprecated namespaces, but those don't appear to be problematic -Migration is to 9.3.1 ...
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Repeat the same edit on several layers

For a project we have a master polygon layer which is the basis for a few "produced" layers. These produced layers may contain some of the original features and fields, and also additional ...
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How to call ESRISignAddIn Silently (no UI)?

I am creating a build workflow and I ran into some problems. When I call ESRISignAddIn.exe from the command prompt it is throwing up a dialog saying "Add-In successfully signed". I was expecting it ...
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On Mouse Up Event in ArcMap Add-In

Does anyone know how to wire up mouse events on a map document? I have found a bunch of example code on how to wire up Add-In tools, but the Add-in I'm creating is a button. It should be as easy as ...
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How to force Add-in ComboBox to refresh?

I am having problems with an add-in combobox that doesn't refresh. When the currently selected item is removed from items collection, the name remains visible in the text area. It should show the ...
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Is it possible to create an addin for a specifc MXD?

I am currently in the process of creating Addin's and also converting our VBA projects to .NET addins. With the VBA applications, they would only work with specific MXD's. Is this possible to do with ...
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VS2010 does not break on error when debugging ArcGIS add-in

I am having issues with VS2010 and debugging an ArcGIS add-in. The problem is that when there is an exception, it will not break on it and ArcMap(10.1) just crashes ("ArcMap has encountered...."). ...
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How to get Database name for layer in ArcObjects?

I am writing an ArcGIS ArcMap Add-In and need to determine what database a given layer from. How can I determine this information? I attempted to use the FeatureLayer to get a FeatureClass, and then ...
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Errors when creating a TextElement from ArcObjects

I am attempting to add some text in the layout view of ArcMap. I’m using the following line for the TextElement that I’ve found online from numerous places including ArcObjects Library Reference. ...
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arcmap open map via add in using C#

I just started working with arcmap and I have a question: How can I make the add in I made in C# to open a map automatically in arcmap? Just want to know what function to use or if it's even ...
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How to create windows form based tools as add-ins in arcgis 10.0 using vb2010

Here i am again with a query again. Let me explain the project layout first. I am writing a project in vb2010 in which i want to add a package having 4 toolbars with about 48 tools in them in ArcMap ...
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Unregistering Addin using ESRIREGADDIN

I am struggling to find right syntax for unregistering addin using a bat file. path=%path%; "%CommonProgramFiles(x86)%"\ArcGIS\bin\ESRIRegAddIn.exe {5980f3b2-f335-47c4-bfd4-bfa181dd9c4d} /u Problem ...
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Is there a way to control which ArcMap AddIn is loaded first?

I have a shared DLL that use across multiple ArcMap AddIns. It rarely changes, but recently I've had to modify it and I started getting MissingMethodExceptions whenever I made calls to classes in ...
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Is it possible to disable an Extension Addin on Startup

I am currently creating an Addin, that can be toggled on/off from the extension manager. What I want to do is when ArcMap is being loaded, to check the license level being used (which I have done), ...
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Debug target is missing - how to set in VS 2010 Express?

I updated ArcGIS from 10.1 to 10.2 and recompiled all Addins with ArcObjects 10.2. I am having an issue with 1 addin that accesses a custom tool in a toolbox and want to debug the project. However, ...
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How to close the current mxd document through arcmap add-in

First, I open a mxd document named A in arcmap, then i use my add-in to generate another mxd document named B, then I use ArcMap.Application.OpenDocument(arcmapMapFileName); to open the ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 - Re-writing an add-in application from processing an SDE Geodatabase to processing a file Geodatabase

ArcGIS 10.1- I am planing to re-write an Add-in application targeting SDE Geodatabase(ArcObjects) to an add-in application targeting file Geodatabase. The Add-in application is a Tool that allow the ...
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User-defined toolbars arcmap 10.1

I have seen this ArcGIS Discussion Forum posting from 2003 on how to "Detect user-defined toolbars programmatically" and its not giving me what I'm seeking. This subject seems to be like trying to ...
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How to achieve the progressbar like gptools in arcmap add-in?

How to achieve the progressbar like gptools in arcmap add-in using c#?
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What is the target .NET Framework of ESRI ArcObjects SDK 10.2

I had ArcMap 10 Add-In project built with ArcObjects SDK for .NET 10.1 where I could not reference external COM DLL build on .NET 4.0 due to a .NET forward compatibility issue. (ArcObjects SDK 10.1 ...
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How to read the app.config settings in ESRI ArcObjects ArcMap Add-In

I am developing custom toolbar and buttons for ArcMap 10.1 utilizing VS2010 and ArcObjects SDE 10.1 extensions. I put some application settings in the app.config file and I want to make them available ...
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Can a Python script be executed from a .NET AddIn and also write its standard output and geoprocessor messages to the ArcMap Python Window?

Can a Python script be executed from a .NET AddIn and also write its standard output and geoprocessor message to the ArcMap Python Window? I have no problem call python scripts with Process.Start or ...
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Pythonaddins SaveDialog filter

If you look in the ArcGIS 10.1 help, the Pythonaddins module SaveDialog shows the following: SaveDialog({title}, {name_text}, {starting_location}) But if you open the python window in ArcMap, you ...
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How to achieve the statusbar as the same effect with the arctoolbox‘s tool called in ArcMap add-in?

How to achieve the statusbar as the same effect with the arctoolbox‘s tool called in ArcMap add-in? i do not know how to use the progressbar as a result of my project involves in a large mount of ...
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How to Disable the add-in button when ArcMap is started?

Question 1:How to Disable the add-in button when the ArcMap started,then I use the SelectByRectangletool select features,then the button enabled! I am a fresh man about the add-in. Question 2:I made ...
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What are pros and cons of Python add-ins vs .NET add-ins to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I found in ESRI .NET help: Python All ArcGIS Desktop applications include an embedded scripting language called Python. Many areas of ArcGIS—particularly geoprocessing—are accessible through ...
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Why does DataGridView data not update for ArcMap add-in?

I have created a dockwindow(name:FrmWellConfig) with a datagridview(datagridview1) control in a new ArcMap add-in project. I then bind the data: ...
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ArcGIS basemap Url and querystring parameters

This is very basic question but might quite important.While creating Arcobjects addin we give Url for basemap as Following: ...