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how i can replace annotation?

I have a lot of feature layers with annotation in geodatabase. I need put all layers to a new place (another coord system). Firstly I export all layers to .SHP and then put it to new place. But I ...
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Dynamic Label or Annotation in QGIS canvas

I'm creating an animation from several Raster images, and I'd like to add a label or an annotation to the map canvas, not the print composer, that will enable me to show the layer's name, which holds ...
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Selecting multiple feature classes in ModelBuilder without merging them gives ERROR 000210?

In a model builder in ArcMap i use an iterator "feature classes" to iterate through a feature dataset with a lot of feature classes, but the model stops, when it reaches an annotation and gives an ...
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Annotation classes - Resizing text without editing permission

I have a layer with placenames over a large area and I want to resize the text so that it is readable. However, I do not have editing permission on this file as it comes from a postGIS database. One ...
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How to create colour-coded permanent labels in ArcGIS Online

I am new to ArcGIS Online and trying to label different polygons (representing protected areas) within a shapefile based on the status of a monitoring tool used. This information is stored for each ...
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using arcpy to convert labels to annotation [duplicate]

I am trying to use ArcPy to convert a specific shapefile in my TOC to annotation in the map. I am not so much in the need for the tiled annotation tool that I've seen talked about as this is going to ...
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How to change default annotation properties in ArcMap 10.4?

I am trying to figure out how to change the default properties of an annotation feature class in ArcMap 10.4. I see the "Text Symbol" box when I double-click on the "Default" category under my ...
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How to assign annotations to polylines

I imported polylines and annotations from DGN file. Polylines are pipelines. Annotation layer contains pipe diameters. There is no common ID's. The goal is to assign diameters from annotation to ...
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Feature linked annotations not updating when editing attributes in features?

I am using ArcGIS 9.3. I have a copy of an original SDE database with feature classes, annotations, and relationship classes for those annotations. The copied geodatabase is an exact replica of an ...
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Change Text Labels to Fit New Size Paper

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. I am trying to create a new map based on a previous map which was in paper size Arch D. The new map is sized 11 by 17. I have fit the layers into the new maps, ...
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Has MapInfo text objects formatting tags as ArcMap annotations?

Esri ArcMap allows to set annotations formatting via formatting tags, eg: <FNT name="Arial" size="12">Text size = 12</FNT> <FNT name="Arial" scale="200">Text scale = 200</FNT> ...
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Annotations in Print Composer- Locking when zooming and creating additional close ups

I'm new to QGIS. I have a map with a series of locations with annotations on each describing them (company name and supply routes). However, when zooming in and out these annotations get larger/...
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arcpy CopyFeatures_management fails when trying to copy annotation layers

I have a python code (using arcpy) trying to copy data into memory. the data is an annotation layer (which probably contains special characters and/or chars) I have the following code: arcpy....
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Create a new BasicOverposterLayerProperties

ArcGIS 10.1 with VB.NET I have been trying to figure this out for days but can't seem to make the connection. For a layer I am trying to create a label. I create a new BasicOverposterLayerProperties ...
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Problem in exporting Annotation data to shp

when transferring my .dgn file to .shp in Arcgis, I can't export the annotations to .shp !!! I do not know why the outil "export data" is disabled !!! However, when importing the file .dgn in Arcgis, ...
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Is it possible to 'unplace' annotations?

Is it possible to add or return annotations to the Unplaced Annotation list? Is there no way to put an annotation in the list once the annotation is placed? I have noticed that the Aviation Editing ...
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Annotating images on QGIS or using widgets?

I've georeferenced an old map on qgis and layered it on top of OSM, I want to do a class project and for it I would like to pinpoint certain areas on the map of which I have old photographs. I would ...
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Why font size doesn't set for text in MapBasic?

I have annotations layer with that was imported from ArcGIS and want to set font in MapInfo. ArcGIS annotations contains its settings inside annotations objects (in Shape field, as I guess) but this ...
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HTML Annotation using pyqgis

I really like the html annotation tool in QGIS. My plan is to show a photo (web based image// jpg) on each point of my point shapefile. Unfortunately labels don't work as they do not parse HTML and ...
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Repeat annotation labels for same feature on different data driven pages

I have an mxd with 29 data driven pages all at the same scale. I have the need to label hundreds of polygon features, so I converted the labels to annotation (stored in geodatabase and feature-linked) ...
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How to update annotations from fields values to annotations objects

I have annotations feature class and need to update some field offset and alignment values When I edits them manually at attributes table in ArcMap, new values applies to objects and they changes ...
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Getting origin key to automatically populate foreign key while using relationship class in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop, and I am attempting to create feature linked annotations for my cable system and I have set up a relationship between the two features so that any changes made to the ...
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Appending/Updating Feature linked annotation

I have a station feature class inside a geodatabase with 25 feature linked annotation connected to this station feature class. I am trying to update all 25 annotation with new stations from this ...
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Converting annotation into a line feature?

This might seem like an odd question, but the end-result will be a GPX file that is to be used in delineating areas in a Mapathon, in which the editor only uses GPX files. My question is: Does ...
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How to change expression used to determine symbology of feature-linked annotation?

I created and adjusted a large feature-linked annotation feature class in ArcMap and realize that I symbolized the annotation classes based on an incorrect field. Is there a way to change the ...
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Metric grid annotation truncation In QGIS Print Composer

I'm recreating a map using an old x/y meter grid. I need to truncate the grid cooridinates annotations to the thousands. So that 200000 will be displayed as 200. 220000 as 220 etc. Is there a way to ...
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Annotation masks disappearing

I have created annotation from the labels of a set of contour lines in ArcGIS and used Feature Outline Mask to create a mask layer in order to mask the lines using Advanced Drawing Options and make ...
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How to programmatically load an annotationlayer to ArcMap

I have a geodatabase with an annotation feature class in it containing 3 subtypes. Now I load the featuredataset to the map with this code: IFeatureClass featClass = (workspace as IFeatureWorkspace)...
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Adding annotation from ArcGIS “Annotation Layer” JSON data to QGIS?

I know it is possible to add a vector layer into QGIS from an ArcGIS 'Feature Layer' - either directly from a MapServer query URI, or from a downloaded GeoJSON file. I would also like to add ...
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Delete (don't hide) text annotations in QGIS

I feel like this question should have a really simple answer, but I can't find it anywhere. I added an annotation to my map while experimenting with different buttons, and it wasn't at all what I ...
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Callout Annotation in MapInfo

Is there any way to use callout windows or boxes in MapInfo with lead lines to label a point layer?
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How can I “filter” annotations when another layer has a definition query applied?

I have an ArcPy script that runs on a map, looping through a list of asset IDs, to create a definition query for layers and outputting a PDF map for each ID. Thus, each PDF shows only the assets ...
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Annotation missing from Data Drive Pages export to PDF?

ArcMap 10.2 I am exporting data driven pages to PDF within ArcMap, there are 12 pages to export. Each page has been set to a specific scale in order to match up with a corresponding annotation layer (...
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Fix a problem with Annotation Reference Scale and add a halo

I have an annotation layer designed for 1:20000 and I want to add a halo mask to the layer. The layer was created with a reference scale of 1:1, and therefore the font sizes are around 400000pt, and ...
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How to convert GeoPDF to ArcGIS with annotations (arcmap original labels)?

I've got a GeoPDF file that contains vector and annotation data (arcmap labels). I need to convert it into a feature class. I've tried to follow the former questions that been asked here: Adding ...
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Loading feature linked annotation to existing sde Database

I have feature linked annotation (composite) in sde Databese and i need to add / load annotation from another Database FGDB, is there a way to do this? or i need to make all the prosses again (Lable ...
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Partial Text String replace for Standard Annotation Feature Class Inconsistent

We have several hundred mxd maps that contain standard annotation feature classes. Each map is of different municipalities and each annotation file includes municipal boundary labels. Depending on the ...
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Creating feature-linked annotation as either single-part or multi-part

I have two feature-linked annotation features in a geodatabase. Both appear to be identical in every way, except that one creates annotations as single-part and the other creates them as multi-part. I ...
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How can I display annotations for certain features?

I am trying to display annotations for single features. I know it is possible to display annotations for layers, and for that entire map, but I would like to display them based on a SINGLE selected ...
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Converting standard to feature linked annotation?

Is there a way in ArcGIS 10.2.2 & ArcSDE 9.3 to convert standard annotation to feature linked annotation?
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Translating Annotations with FME

There is a situation where I have annotation in dgn file as an attribute info, eg: it is circumference of trees trunk. I have a feature class in esri file geodatabase named ‘tree’ which has an ...
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Formatting tags break stacked feature-linked annotations with Maplex

I have a stacked feature-linked annotation, with one of the fields using a formatting tag. The annotation is fine when it is created, however all the lines collapse onto one line when a change is made ...
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Copy and Paste Map Annotation between Data Frames in ArcMap?

I frequently make ArcMap documents with two data frames, representing a Before and After condition of a site. Each of the two data frames shows the property owner names, parcel numbers and road names....
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ArcObjects Anno Classes

In ArcCatalog, getting the properties on an Annotation Feature Class exposes an Annotation Classes tab and within that is a list of the names of the associated annotation classes. Assume an MXD with ...
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Moving labels after converting to annotation in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to move some of my labels individually around some of these points so that they don't overlap with each other or crowd each other out. When I converted them, I chose to store the ...
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How to recover from deleting the symbolid of a arcgis annotation feature class?

I have arcgis 10.1 (arcinfo license) and I am using a versionned database (arcsde) with SQL Server. I have accidentally deleted the symbolid of one of my annotation feature classes. All annotations ...
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How can I convert graphic text to attribute field within polygon that encloses it

I was able to convert graphic polygons to GDB. Similarly, I can convert the graphic text to annotation within same GDB. But I need to have that text as an attribute or field within the polygon table. ...
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Import CAD annotation from multiple DWGs into multiple Geodbs

I'm new here (and to python). I'm trying to use the "importCADAnnotation" tool to import annotation from multiple .dwg files in a directory to new annotation layers within file geodbs (with the same ...
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Qgis Text/Annotation as layer

Is there a way to add text/annotation to my map in QGIS as a layer? I have a map of vegetation types an point data the text (field names/flurnamne) should be between these two layers. It there must ...
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Converting annotations to feature labels in ArcMap 10

The Situation: I am organizing the labels for street names. In order to get the positioning correct, I converted the feature labels to annotations. This has allowed me to hand-craft the positioning of ...