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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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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: ...
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OpenGeo GXP Examples

Hi looking at GXP examples here They do not list the dependencies within the JS file, so I was wondering how to make the files work. I would assume just copy the js file, e.g. viewer into my SDK ...
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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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Why does install of add-on r.clump2 for GRASS 7 give error?

I am trying to install the add-on r.clump2 for grass7. What is wrong and how do I fix it?. Thanks The error code im receiving is the following: > (Fri Jul 5 15:13:42 2013) ...
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ArcMap AddIn Build Error when referencing external ActiveX Interface in VS2010

If the "Register for COM interop" is unchecked the projects builds without errors. But I have to reference external ActiveX Interface in my project so I have to have that check-box checked. I am ...
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How to wire ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.Extension to a custom AddIn Button click event?

I am developing custom ArcMap toolbar with various AddIn tools, button and extension. I see the sample how to access the ActiveView events in the extension Initialize() method. private void ...
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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 can I hide a tool from command window under category

I have created a tool, a button and a dockable window under one project. To open/close the dockable window, button is used. For some specific work, by clicking some specific button from dockable ...
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ArcGIS crashes with no error number in Visual Studio

I've been developing Add-ins for a while with Visual Studio 2008 and ArcGIS 10. But in my new Add-in development process, I receive no error from Visual studio and ArcGIS crashes with error "Arcgis ...
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ArcObjects IDataset.Copy causes program to crash

My implementation of IDataset.Copy continues to crash and I cannot figure out why. The program attempts to copy a shapefile from a temporary folder in one directory to a final folder in another ...
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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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ArcGIS Add-In Project to Standard Library Project

I have been developing an ArcGIS 10 Add-In tool, but requirements changed halfway through development. Fortunately, this isn't changing any of the code, but I just need to be able to compile the ...
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Distance Units of a Layer

I am developing an ArcGIS desktop addin. I am attempting to get the distance units (ft, mm, km, etc.) from a layer in my .mxd and display it on a windows form. How can I do this? I can access the ...
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Write string to status bar that doesn't go away

I'm attempting to write the number of items matching a given query to the statusbar. when i debug through the code, i am able to step through and see the message hit the statusbar, but then it ...
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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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What is the correct way to handle assembly resolution in .NET ArcGIS add-ins?

This has been a thorn in my side for some time now -- in .NET ArcGIS add-ins, assembly dependencies packaged with the add-in are often not resolved correctly. I am still not sure why and under which ...
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Why does onDemand setting remove my buttons from my menu?

When I set the onDemand="false" attribute, my buttons disappear from my menu! I'm setting the attribute to false so that I control its behaviour using the OnUpdate override in code. Am I doing ...
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How to drag a layer from ArcMap Add-in into its MXD?

I have a simple ArcMap Add-in that displays all featureclass names in a database inside of a ListBox. If I select a name or multiple names in the listbox, how can I drag and drop it in ArcMap? Just ...
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Recommendations on an MVVM framework for ArcGIS Desktop add-ins and/or ArcGIS WPF Runtime

Is anyone using an MVVM framework with ArcGIS Desktop add-ins or the ArcGIS Runtime for WPF? I am leaning towards Caliburn.Micro simply because it seems to be the most popular "lightweight" MVVM ...
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Problem with deployment of GeoProcessors

I am developing an AddIn which requires lots of Geoprocessing but whenever I deploy any Geoprocessor, the ArcMap crashes and its always with the Geoprocessors only. All other commands are working fine ...
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How can I determine the layer name in an edit session?

I have a problem with an editor extension in an Add-In for ArcGIS 10. The editor extension listens on different events occuring on shapefile layers via registering listeners: ...
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ArcPy 10.1 PointGeometry.projectAs()

I'm trying to reproject an X,Y passed in from an Add-in. So far this works fine: pointGeometry = arcpy.PointGeometry(arcpy.Point(x,y),srIn,False, False) projectedPoint = ...
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Possible to Call ArcPy Script From AddIn in ArcGIS 10.0?

Is it possible to call an ArcPy script from a Java/.Net addin in ArcGIS 10.0?
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How to Access the Current Workspace Using an ArcObjects Add-in for ArcMap?

Accessing current workspace using an ArcObjects add-in for ArcMap (Table of Contents has layer groups). I am trying to retrieve the current WorkSpace using ArcObjects for an ArcMap add-in in C#. Any ...
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Is it possible to target an ArcMap add-in to an earlier version?

My development environment is Visual studio 2010 with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 installed. I need my add-in to support 10.0 AND 10.1. Right now, if I try to install it on ArcMap 10.0, it fails. Is it ...
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Spatial Query works while stepping through debugger but not otherwise

ORIGINAL POST: I'm not actually sure whether this is a VB.net problem or an ESRI problem...but given the number of really odd ESRI quirks I've encountered, my money's on the latter... I have a piece ...
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Basic unit testing for ArcGIS 10.0 Java Add-in

I've been assigned the task of translating an old ArcGIS VBA script into a Java add-in. I finished the rough translation of the code, now I'm starting the debug process. The first unit test I want to ...
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How to create multiple dockable windows?

I am building an add-in and I have several different windows, which I open with the code below. This works fine. However, how can I create the same window n times? UID dockWinID = new UIDClass(); ...
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Cubist Add-In for ArcMap

I'm looking for an ArcMap add-in that will create a raster based on rules from RuleQuest Research's Cubist .model files. Ideally, the add-in will give the user the option of matching input raster data ...
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custom dialog box for data and options settings

I want to design a custom dialog window where i can select various datasets of choice using scroll down option and specify some conditions and thresholds. Right now i am using python addins within ...
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pythonaddin button return value

I have asked this question a while back but within arcgis environment without using addin. Now i am trying to do the same task to get pixel value when user click anywhere on screen, to use in later ...
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How to use IDatabaseCompact.Compact() on an used IWorkspace, without permission denied

I am writting an ArcMap-AddIn with vb.net. I get an error when trying to compact my IWorkspace(mdb), the error is: COMException You tried to open a database, which was already opened by the ...
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Using log4net in ArcMap addin solution

I would like to use log4net as the logging framework for my addin. However, now I'm having trouble in enabling logging in debug mode and in the released esriAddin file. It works in either one, not ...
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How do I resolve error DataGridView/Label1 is not declared?

' set the active display Dim disp As ESRI.ArcGISExplorer.Mapping.MapDisplay = ESRI.ArcGISExplorer.Application.Application.ActiveMapDisplay ' define the item that selected by user Dim ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 crashes when a button in an addin invokes GDAL DLL through SWIG CSharp wrapper

I am developing an addin with a button that tries to do coordinate transformation using GDAL OSR. When I create a new CoordinateTransformation object ArcMap crashes and close. If a debug against a ...
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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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What needs to be done to downgrade a ESRI addin from 10.1 to 10?

I have created an esri addin which targeted ArcGIS 10.1, however I need to have the addin to work on ArcGIS 10, what needs to be done within my solution to get it working? I have checked the ...
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Problem Docking Add-In Toolbar in ArcGIS 10 SP4/5

I have developed an Add-In Toolbar for ArcGIS 10. It docks just fine on my development computer (which is running 10.0, no service packs according to ESRI's patch finder). It has been deployed to ...
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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 ...