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Debugging ArcMap Add-In .Net 4.5 in Visual Studio 2013: Unable to start ArcMap.exe

I am developping an ArcMap 10.3 Add-In targeting .NET framework 4.5 on Visual Studio 2013. I used ESRI's wizard to build a simple button add-in and the projects debug properties are configured to ...
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Creating a VB.net Dataset in Visual Studio 2010 from an SDE Geodatabase

I am building an ArcMap Addin that contains several Windows Forms with controls that need to be bound to a database. I am trying to decide whether or not to use a native SQL Server Database or an SDE ...
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vb.net arcmap add-in log4net log still follow the configuration before update

I met a strange thing in my log4net for vb.net arcmap add-in. At first, I follow the link http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/42276/How-to-Use-Log-Net-with-VB-NET-A-Simple-Step-By-St to write logs ...
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Is there a way to automatically increment the Version value in the Config.esriaddinx file?

I don't think there is an out-of-the-esri-box way to do this, but has anyone hacked up a way to change this value automatically for a build? Perhaps using a pre-build event command?
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ArcGIS 10 Addin Code Doesn't Execute on Another Computer? [duplicate]

I've created an ArcGIS 10 Addin that consists of a toolbar containing one button and one tool. The button opens a form, and the tool is disabled until the user enters some information on the form. ...
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ArcGIS 10 Add-In Does not Work on Other computers

I developed a user form that allows user to edit feature attributes in visual basic 2008. vb.net. The add-in's that I built work great on my computer, but when I tried it on another, it crashes ...
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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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Is there a line symbology that also shows vertices?

Is there such a thing as a line/vertices symbology? If not a workaround? In some situations, particularly when editing, I would like to see my lines as well as all the vertices similar to the effect I ...
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Is it possible to open *.dmp file and find out what cause ArcMap to crash?

Is it possible to find out what cause ArcMap to crash from *.dmp file? This files are located here: C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\ESRI\ErrorReports I have made some Python add-in to ArcMap wich ...
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Can I compile an addin developed in ArcGIS 10.3.1 for use with 10.1 and 10.2?

I made an update to one of my addins mainly because users requested new features. I made the changes and compiled the addin in 10.3.1. Although I specified that the addin is compatible with 10.3 and ...
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exporting 10.2 .esriaddin to 10.0

I have successfully exported .esriaddin I created in 10.2 Arcobjects SDK to 10.0. The installation succeeded but the problem I am having is that whenever I use the command me.Close() to close the form ...
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What issues exist with using NLog as a logging framework for ArcGIS AddIns?

My company is considering making the formal switch of .NET logging frameworks from log4net to NLog (for projects where our clients haven't already decided for us). I've used NLog for ...
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How to make a 10.0 ArcMap AddIn project valid for ArcGIS 10.3 SDK?

I have a ArcGIS 10.0 AddIn project that I've succeesfully re-targeted to 10.3. I can successfully compile (Visual Studio 2012). and works as expected in ArcMap 10.3.1. But when I attempt to add a ...
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Why can't the breakpoint be “hit” when debugging an ArcGIS 10 Add-In?

Now and then I run into the following problem: I start debugging the Add-In and breakpoints are ignored. Almost seems like the communication between the IDE and the component is not working. My ...
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Arcobjects 10.3.1: TOC listeners

I am writting an addin using ArcObjects C#. I have setup the following listeners, but they are not being hit. My code at the top of the addin.Extension class is: ... private static ...
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Creating report from selected features in ArcMap using AddIn and C#?

I am new to ArcGIS and I am trying to create an Add-In button which can figure out which polygons are selected and query the selected polygons to generate a report on the underlying metadata ...
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Button not appearing in ArcMap AddIn?

A fellow c# developer developed a ArcMap AddIn, but he has now left the business. I have acquired his laptop with the VS2010 and ArcMap 10.1. I can create the Esri Addin File. Import it into the ...
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Spatial Query between polyline features and point features within specified Buffer

I'm new to GIS (so I'm lost on this) and looking for a C# code sample to help me do 2 types of spatial queries. I have 2 Layers only. First layer is pipelines, which are polyline shapes so I can ...
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Can you edit an ESRI addin outside of Visual Studio?

I would like to edit text file within an addin without going into visual studio etc and recompiling the addin. I have tried using 7-Zip and WinZip - editing the file and then saving it back - and ...
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Saving selected feature (polygon) as image from shapefile using C#?

I am new to ArcGIS and trying a do following things.. 1) Select polygon in the loaded shapefile.(right click on polygon -> choose option (select features). 2) Click button (build as Add-in) in ...
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Running ArcMap Addin Button with VBA from MS Access form?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0. I need a way to execute an ArcGis-Addin (vb.net) from a MS-Access database form (VBA). The problem is that there is no ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.Addin reference in VBA and ...
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Finding nearest point on polygon if layer has more than one polygon using ArcMap AddIn?

I am developing an application using ArcGIS .net add-in. An application generates some maps based on point and polygon datasets. In that, I am able to find the polygons within the search distance. ...
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Add-Ins Category missing from Customize / Commands / Categories - Can't Use Add-Ins? [closed]

I've created a Add-In button that says "Hello World" when clicked. I want to add button to a toolbar. I've tried creating my own "Category" in the Add-In wizard, no success. I've also accepted the ...
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ESRI add-in not installed automatically after build (locked-down environment)

We are using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 to compile ESRI ArcMap 10.0 add-ins. Generally it works without problems. But we have some PC with very high security policies. For example they have (beside ...
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Get currently open Attribute Window

I have an AddIn (C# VS 2010) that depends on the selected items in the Attribute Window (This is the right-click on the Layer Attributes Table Window). When the user hits Start Editing I want to get a ...
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Dockable window close event

Is there an event that fires when a custom dockable window is closed in ArcMap? My dockable window uses the Add-in pattern and hosts a WPF user control. It opens via a command button which is nested ...
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Attribute Table Window loses highlighted selection after Addin is Opened

I'm so new to GIS that this question might seem dumb to a lot of GIS Developers. I have taken over a project that is an AddIn for an ArcGIS Desktop app. C# VS 2010 project. I can get the Selected ...
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Deployment options of ArcMap AddIn?

I made an addin for arcmap and want to deploy it using setup file. By double clicking the setup file anyone can install it in his machine and through installation it will check all dependencies and ...
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Measuring draw time of layer in ArcMap?

I'd like to quantitatively measure the display performance of mosaic datasets, image service layers, raster layers, feature layers, etc. in ArcMap 10. How can I measure the draw time of a particular ...
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Develope ArcGIS Desktop Add-Ins with ArcGIS Runtime SDK

I need to learn develop add-in in ArcGIS 10.3. I have this book : http://www.amazon.com/Beginning-ArcGIS-Desktop-Development-using/dp/1118442547 but he was using visual studio 2010 and ArcGIS ...
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Is it possible to lock records or attributes indefintely if a field is populated?

I am creating a c# ArcGIS addin where I have a feature class stored in Oracle, when a feature is created some of the fields within the table will be populated. If field X is populated, then certain ...
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Return Information from Feature Class Fields by XY Point

I am trying to get information from fields within specific feature classes based on an XY point. The user will click on the add-in tool, click on a location in ArcMap, and the tool will find the ...
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Making separator and button menu in customized Toolbar using ArcObjects?

How can I make a separator and button menu in customized Toolbar using ArcObjects?
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Why am I unable to enable my addin extension?

I am working on an ArcObjects addin for Desktop 10.1. I am using the SelectionExtension as a template for my addin. I was unable to listen for events through a dockable window, so at others' ...
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ArcObjects running in Addin slower?

I have created a class library which does some geoprocessing. The addin calls a class that is an async process. I have ensured the thread is STA and the arcobjects are thread safe (ie. not passed from ...
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Alternatives to IPersistVariant in ArcMap add-in's?

I have migrated an classic COM ArcMap Extension of mine to an add-in. I have tried the new persistence approach of add-in's but I cannot serialize my custom objects through the XMLSerializer. I get ...
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Is it possible to add a command to the ArcMap Find dialog context menu?

I think I already know the answer to this... which is "no", but I wrote this up so I'll ask anyways. Is it possible using ArcObjects to extend/customize the ArcMap Find tool/dialog by adding a ...
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Creating ArcGIS add-ins for both 10.0 and 10.1

Has anyone tried to deploy the ArcMap add-in for both ArcGIS 10.0 and ArcGIS 10.1? There is a target version parameter in the add-in config XML file that needs to be specified. After upgrading the ...
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ArcMap Add-ins for fast attribute editing

I'm looking for a Arcmap add-in, which would speed up the attribute editing process. The add-in should allow selecting few attribute columns for editing and then provide the possible option for the ...
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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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Unable to debug Esri Addin for ArcCatalog

It was a toss of a coin whether this question is a GIS.SE or StackOverflow question... I'm going with GIS.SE because the problem seems to lie with ArcCatalog. I have several addins that have been ...
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Problem with deploying addin

I have made a Button addin for ArcMap in Visual Studio 2010, but I don't know how to deploy it. I tried debugging it from ArcMap but nothing happens.
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Adding Transparent Polygon to Map using ArcObjects? [duplicate]

I am creating an ArcGIS Desktop Add-In that allows the user to draw a polygon and then have it added to the map. I am able to capture the polygon and add it to the map, the issue is the transparency. ...
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ArcGIS Addin Localization Not working?

I want to have a localized (e.g. French) addin toolbar. What I have done so far: Created the Config.fr-FR.xml file and put all the translations there Changed my system "Region and Language" setting ...
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When debugging ArcGIS add-in, can't use “Edit and Continue”

I've been working on this add-in for years, and just today set up a new computer with VS 2013 and ArcGIS 10.3. When I run my add-in from the debugger, breakpoints can be hit, but I can't edit when ...
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Creating Button Menu in ArcMap AddIn using ArcObjects?

What is the code to use in config.esriaddinx in order to make a Button-Menu (like that illustrated below) when using ArcObjects?
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Prompting Dialog Box to Have User Enter Information without ArcGIS Engine?

Working with the ArcGIS family v10.1 on Windows 7. So, I have this vision for a GIS project that does the following: User opens up ArcGIS Explorer (ideally) or ArcMap (still fine), or I guess even ...
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ArcObjects interface to construct circles with segments instead of arcs

I am trying to see if it is feasible, using ArcObjects (VB.NET), to create a tool to construct circles comprised of line segments instead of arcs. I've looked over the available interfaces here but ...
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Can an ArcGIS Desktop Add-In Tool have two or more input events?

I'm trying to create an add-in for ArcMap in Visual Studio that adds points on mouse clicks and then executes some geoprocessing on those points when the enter key is pressed. So far sifting through ...
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View Image instead of label in Menu on arcmap addin toolbar

I want to set image on menu in arcamap addin toolbar. is there any way to set image ? I have tried but this is not working.. My code is here in config.esriaddinx: --Menus> Menu ...