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Feature class with attribute pick lists for values, without a Coded Value Domain?

I have a feature class with a fields I'd like to restrict to certain values. I'm aware of coded-value-domains, where I can have lookup table that translates the real-code-recorded-in-table into a ...
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Change annotation symbol properties in bulk

How can a person change annotation properties in bulk? For example: take the 4500 records in "Waterbody text" annotation feature class and change all occurrences of "Times New Roman", "Cyan" to ...
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How to convert polygon singleparts to multipart?

I am interested in converting a polygon featureclass created via Create Fishnet (Data Management) from singleparts to multipart. QGIS has a very handy tool called singleparts to multipart that does ...
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How to access raster NoData value?

I am trying to programmatically access the NoData value in a raster dataset as shown in the screenshot. Two tools that come to mind to describe raster properties do not seem to be able to describe ...
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What are the pros and cons of forcing square pixels on reprojection?

I am using Erdas Imagine 2014 to reproject 4-band raster data from GRS 1980 NAD83 Lambert Conformal Conic (ft) to UTM GRS 1980 NAD83 North UTM Zone 11 (m). Unlike ArcGIS, Erdas provides the option to ...
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How to create polygon feature class from UTM coordinates?

I am working to create a polygon from UTM coordinates. The script I am using fails with a "must be a sequence, not float" error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "F:/sample/clipTiles.py", ...
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How to display raster attributes by default?

I have a 4-bit thematic raster image with a color map from white to dark blue (Figure 1). The values 1 - 6 represent tree canopy cover at various breakpoints. I also created a raster attribute table ...
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How to create a transparent box in the map layout?

Is there a way to create a transparent box in the ArcGIS layout view similar to the one in the screenshot? I have tried without success adding a transparent box by inserting a neatline, adding a new ...
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Do ArcGIS clients that direct-connect to postgresql/postgis databases override configuration settings?

I went in to modify some settings on a Postgresql database via the PGAdmin config editor and some of the settings don't have their default values and they are higher because they've been overridden ...
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ArcGIS Raster Mosaic Dataset and GDAL VRT, when to use?

ArcGIS has a the Raster Mosaic Dataset, QGIS and friends have Virtual Raster Tables. A skim of the documentation reveals much similarity. They both create or enable an alternate representation of ...
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Error while creating a slope [duplicate]

I have a elevation raster (1 arc second) downloaded from USGS site. Before adding it to ArcMap I changed the display units to meters.The projection system for this raster is GCS_1983. When I use the ...
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Convert DEM to STL (3D Printer Format)

I have a DEM in ArcGIS 10.1 that I would like to get into STL format for a 3D printer. Does anyone know some software that will allow me to make this conversion? I have to use the STL format because ...
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How can I utilize NumPy arrays to optimize big data geoprocessing?

I'm interested in learning how to utilize NumPy arrays to optimize geoprocessing. Much of my work involves "big data", where geoprocessing often takes days to accomplish certain tasks. Needless to ...
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Database Connections folder is empty when viewed with ArcGIS tool

I'm trying to create an ArcGIS tool which accepts an SDE connection file as an input. I made a new interface with an input parameter and set the type to Database Connections. When I open the tool and ...
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ArcMap - cartographic representation and labels

Cartographic representation in ArcMap is a nice way to temporary change geometry of features, so you can make adjustments just for map making. In my mapping project I need to move some point features ...
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Shorten polylines a given distance

I have a polyline dataset with lines of different lengths. I want to shorten all polylines the same distance on both ends (e.g. 10m each side). Is there a tool or script available that could help me ...
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Mysterious Problems with .IGE file [closed]

I'm trying to manipulate an .IGE file, which I understand is a raster data format developed by Erdas Imagine. The data I've downloaded is the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) 2006 Percent Developed ...
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Are there any simple models for wildfire hazard mapping with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am interested in producing a simple fire hazard/severity map via ModelBuilder from commonly available datasets (e.g. DEM, NDVI, slope, aspect, land use/cover, etc). Are there any resources or ...
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Convert multiple lines into single line

I've no idea if this is basic or what but I have this data that contains multiple lines (forming a polygon shape). I want to convert those lines (multiple - each with a start and end point) to a ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 edit PostgreSQL layer

I've been working with QuantumGIS/PostgreSQL/postGIS for a while now, without problems. But now I have to change QuantumGIS for ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having trouble adding a layer from PostgreSQL and ...
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Which Geographic Transformation to use for WGS_84 to D_Sphere?

I have a shapefile for world countries and I want to reproject it from GCS_WGS_1984 to Sphere_Eckert IV. However, it asks for Geographic Transformation; it says this is optional but it is required in ...
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How do I create a geodata service from a certain Version?

This is with ArcGIS for Server and Desktop 10.1 I want to host a geodata service, but I don't want it to be from the DEFAULT version. I want it to be from an alternate version, that I can check the ...
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ArcMap adjust z values for all verticees in polylines

Is there way in Arc Editor (10.0) to adjust all the vertices z values by an offset? (translate in z axis?) I have many polylines which need to be lowered (eg: subtract 1m from every vertex z-value). ...
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How to test if ArcGis server 10.1 is running correctly?

I've recently installed arcgis server 10.1, but I'm not sure if it installed correctly, or if the proper ports are open. Here is my reasoning and I may be off: 1) When publishing a new service(i.e ...
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Overlay Vector Layer on Raster Layer

How can I overlay a Vector Layer on a Raster Layer and assign NoData Values on the Raster where the Vector Layer does not cover the Raster Layer? (preferable with ArcGIS)
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ArcGIS Statistics tool problem

I have an excel file for average rainfall by month and I added that on ArcMap. while I tried to check the statistics the tool is passive for last 3 months and I checked the data on arcmap, they are ...
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Counting road intersections and blocks

I have a shp file that consists of the road system of Mexico City. I would like to count the number of road intersections (crossings) and blocks (which I would define as a segment starting from one ...
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Changing symbology/color in kml when exported from arcGIS/QGIS [closed]

I have marked some points and used symbology in ArcGIS/QGIS... when I export the file to kml, the color/symbology changes and only single color/symbol remains. Is there any possible way that the ...
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Mississippi Township Range Section

Does anyone know where I can get a full complete T/R/S for Amita County in MS? Geocomm shp files looks incomplete. The counties in Mississippi are not helpful. I ended up finding the TRS from ...
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How to create generic building footprints based on attribute information?

I'm trying to create a tool that generically creates building footprints on a given parcel according to certain attribute information of the parcel like building density, max. height, utilisation, ...
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Extent is zooming map to 0,0

When I use this code (from the example): ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Geometry.Envelope myEnvelope = new ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Geometry.Envelope(); myEnvelope.XMin = -130; myEnvelope.YMin ...
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Add point to center of polygon graphic in the Esri javascript api

I’m using the ESRI JavaScript API 3.3 to develop an application. I am selecting parcels and adding a graphic for the selected polygon. What I would like to do is add a point marker to the center of ...
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ArcMap Arcpy scripts: How to handle user password input?

I'm currently trying to write a script that has a username & password input which then returns some data if the user has appropriate access. The script works just fine when I hardcode my own ...
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Looking for open source Spatial file server that ArcGIS 10.1 will connect and work with?

I'm looking for an open source spatial file server to house and serve my GIS data. I'm currently using my Ubuntu Server as a ssh file server and have to download the data to the local computer, ...
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Convert feature to raster, not just the shape

First thanks for your Help I have been trying to find an answer on previous question but I could´t. I am trying to convert a shape file into a raster, but the ARCGIS gives values only to outside ...
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How to add image base tool control to a drop-down list in ArcGIS 9.3.1

I have to retrograde an ESRI add-in application from ArcGIS 10.1 to ArcGIS 9.3.1. My challenge is how in the drop down list can I add base tool control( will be shown as icons inside the drop down ...
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Model Builder - iterate through columns in a table

This seems like it should be a no-brainer, but I am unable to find any info on how to use model builder to run a certain spatial analysis function on each column in a table. Problem: I have a table ...
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How to do spatial adjustment of Line features by edge snapping in ArcGIS?

I have two polyline features of same area which are prepared based on two different raster imagery. Hence the two features are not exactly matched and has some shift. How can I adjust them to overlay ...
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How to correct the “Windows Activation Period has Expired” message on an Esri Amazon AMI?

I'm only getting this error with instances that were spun up with Esri AMIs. And I did find one post on the AWS forums (with no resolution) regarding this issue. Does anyone know what the ...
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ArcGIS Server Setting proxy.ashx for javascript api - Error 403

I am trying to set up the proxy for my web application because the request exceeds 2000 characters. I set up the proxy as described in ESRI site. When I run my application I get the error as shown ...
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How to migrate from ArcGIS Server 10.0 to 10.1

Due to the new system architecture of arcgis for server 10.1 I am first writing here to ask if anyone has successfully migrated from AGS 10.0 to 10.1 and what problems were encountered. I am currently ...
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How to efficiently (programmatically) determine whether two datasets have / don't have identical content?

Given: a geodatabase A that contains 100 datasets named a1 .. a100 a geodatabase B that contains 100 datasets named b1 .. b100 I want to programmatically (*) determine for each dataset pair (ai, ...
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Relationship between attribute of vector data and raster variable in ArcGIS

I have a vector data of individual elements (buildings) with attributes (value, etc), and several raster grids with continuous variables. I would like to understand whether there is a relationship ...
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How to convert a shapefile polygon to raster in C#

Does anybody know a way to convert a polygon (vector) in a shapefile to raster data WITHOUT using ArcGIS Explorer Desktop? Is there a way to do this 'progmatically' in C# (WPF with ArcGIS runtime ...
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How to obtain map service url from within Server Object Extension (.NET)

I'm having trouble figuring out how to obtain the full url to the map service a Server Object Extension is running on top of. I bascially want: IMapServer4 mapServer = ...
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Join feature classes from two ArcSDE geodatabases with same schema?

I am working with two ArcSDE geodatabases -- one for test, one for production. They both have the same schema. I recalculated an attribute in the test environment and wanted to push that to ...
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How can I get the map to repeat to fill the screen?

I'm programming my first ArcGIS application. I've created a simple map. When I zoom out to a world view, the map doesn't fill the width of the screen. Ideally I'd like it to repeat until the available ...
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Make a “Shaded Area Polygon” from HILLSHADE raster in ArcInfo 9.3

How am I suppose to extract the values ( Value<=100 ) from this HILLSHADE raster, and then make the extracted values as a VECTOR POLYGON (shapefile) ---I'm using ArcGIS 9.3 (ArcInfo with all ...
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Is it possible to Clip in ArcExplorer?

Is it possible to clip in Desktop Explorer? Or does anyone know of any Analysis Servers I can connect to to get it?
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how to make a join with sql server table

I have a question. I'd like to join .shp to table by using AddJoin_management. But I'd like to make join to sqlserver table (not to *.dbf). Is it possible to do? it should look something like this: ...