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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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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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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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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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Unable to deploy add-in updates (ArcGIS Explorer build 2500)

I'm having trouble deploying updates for an add-in developed for AGX Desktop (build 2500). The initial deployment is fine. If I copy my addin.eaz file to the ...
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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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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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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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Calling arcpy/python from .NET?

Are there any available examples that show how python can be integrated into a .NET ArcGIS Addin or Extension? I have a series of python scripts that I would like to call from form events (e.g. button ...
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ArcGIS custom addin icon

I'm working on a custom addin with C# + VS2010 + Arc10.1 Pre Release and I don't seem to find the way to make custom icons work for a button that the extension holds and for the extension itself. I ...
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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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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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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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Can ArcGIS Desktop 10 Add-in Use IronPython?

Coming from the same background as the original poster in this thread, I wonder if anyone has had any success creating an Arc10 Add-In using IronPython. I have been able to access ArcObjects via ...
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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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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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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 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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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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ESRI ArcMap Add-in Config.esriaddinx

I'm in the process of converting an older ArcMap extension to an Add-In in C# and I am trying to best take advantage of the XML based configuration. Config.esriaddinx works great for the basic set up ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I access standard ArcMap cursors?

I'm writing an Add-In for ArcGIS 10 and would like to use the standard mouse cursors ArcMap uses (e.g. the info cursor and the edit cursor). I hope it is possible to just use the right reference in ...
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ArcGIS 10 add-in: Bring dockable window to front

I have an ArcGIS 10 ArcMap add-in written in C# .NET 3.5 that implements an ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.DockableWindow (which also inherits from UserControl) and an ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.Tool that ...
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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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Why does a tool not call its constructor or OnActivate() method?

I'm working on an add-in for ArcMap 10.0 in .Net version 3.5. It was finely added in arcgis desktop 10.0 as addin tool and working finely. I added some code in the addin project and build that ...
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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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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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Creating an ArcGIS Add-In to Export SLD

If I wanted to create an add-in for ArcGIS that exported the styling of a layer to SLD how much work would it be and what languages could I use? More info: I'm an experienced programmer, and have ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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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Adding “SelectByRectangle” tool to ArcMap custom toolbar Add-In

I am able to show the other esriArcMapUI selection tools in my custom toolbar, but "Select By Rectangle" does not appear. What is the correct Tool refID of it? <ESRI.Configuration ...
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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 ...