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Converting multiple csv automatically to shp using ArcPy?

I have more than 300 csv files. Every csv file contained different Longitude, Latitude and other parameters (e.g. Date, Longitude, Latitude, Elevation, Max Temperature, Min Temperature, Precipitation, ...
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VBA Code to wait until Python returns value [on hold]

I have written a code in VBA, I am passing parameters to Python and creating a buffer there. After that I am passing that buffer layer and further processing in VBA again. Here is the code for ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 Python SearchCursor file locking

I have a script that gets a value from a shapefile's field to return to the user. It seems that only when the arcpy.SearchCursor is called ArcMap locks the file and it doesn't get removed after the ...
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Creating a line along an existing polyline from a point

I have a large data set of points, all of which lie on a river network and have x, y co-ordinates. I want to calculate the slope of the river channel at each point from the underlying DEM by taking ...
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Problem when executing Dissolve method in ArcEngine

I'm always having a problem in GP.execute() when trying to execute this method. Here is my code: Friend Function DissolveFeatures(ByVal pInFLayer As ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IFeatureLayer, ByVal ...
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ArcGIS reports with map and data table? [duplicate]

I wonder if anyone knows how to automate a report showing parcel information along with an inset map on the same page. I have access to ArcGIS 10.
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How specify a corridor minwidth? [on hold]

I’m trying to make a corridor between two substations with ArcGIS, a macro corridor and a micro corridor. I have two questions in this respect and would be grateful for your suggestions. How can I ...
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unable to insert newline and spaces in textelement in java

i am working in arcgis desktop with eclipse in java. i have created a textsymbol and added it to a textelement which i need to add on another layer(the model is a 3Dglobe and not a map). i am able to ...
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Using directional shading on boundaries for cartographic effect in ArcGIS Desktop?

The attached screenshot of a National Geographic map shows some beautiful directional shading of boundaries. I'm trying to reproduce this sort of shading for a burn perimeter map, as I want to ...
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ESRI ArcMap 10.0 Not Compressing

We have ESRI ArcMap 10.0 (build 4400) ArcGIS Desktop 10 Service Pack 5. SQL Database 10.0.4000. We are trying to Compress our Versioned tables but for some reason it's not pulling the changed records ...
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How to add Table View to Data Frame using ArcPy in ArcMap 10.0?

How does one add a table to the current map in ArcMap 10.0? 10.1 has the function arcpy.mapping.AddTableView, but this function does not exist in earlier versions. Must the table be made into a layer ...
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Create an ArcCatalog OLE DB Connection using Python

Is it possible to create an OLE DB connection (*.odc) to a database in ArcGIS 10 , but using Python instead of the ArcCatalog GUI wizard? I don't need to necessarily create a file on disk, just make ...
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Converting raster presented in KML to polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have spent quite a lot of time Googling which brought me many places including this site, but I haven't found the resolution. I have a KML that presents a PNG. Radio Mobile generated the files and ...
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Bearing Distance to Line tool from dBASE table only draws one line in ArcGIS 10 [closed]

I am using the Bearing Distance To Line tool to draw geodesic lines to points defined by a bearing and distance. This is an aside, but I will then use the Feature Vertices To Points tool to convert ...
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Calculate nearest feature with a barrier

I have three shapefiles: a) polyline with rivers and streams (also as polygon available to me), b) polylines of highways and roads and c) point file with locations in the riparian vegetation. I want ...
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Estimating river Channel Width using Python/ArcGIS/MATLAB/R?

I am trying to estimate the river channel width from digitized polygon or poly-lines shapefiles. To do so, I converted poly-line shape files to points.shp at regular intervals (at 1 cm). Later, I ...
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Setting a scale range for labels in KML files

Is there a way for labels to be displayed in KML only when zoomed in (or out) beyond a certain scale range, just as it is possible in ArcGIS? If exporting to KML from ArcGIS, I guess the first step is ...
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cad to shapefile conversion

i have use arcgis10.1,arcobjects.net. i did following code ESRI.ArcGIS.Geoprocessor.Geoprocessor gp = new ESRI.ArcGIS.Geoprocessor.Geoprocessor(); gp.OverwriteOutput = true; ...
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Interrupting label display with ArcGIS Desktop?

In order to avoid slowness I would like to interrupt labels display when I'm working with ArcGis 10. I read that the F9 key could do that but it doesn't work for me. Does anyone know an other way to ...
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Accessing advanced symbol levels with python in ArcMap

Does anyone know if it is possible to access the symbolgy levels in ArcGIS10 with python? I have a layer "temp" that I print to a pdf. The symbology is printed correctly but is drawn in the wrong ...
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How to orthorectify image with RPC ( xml file)

I have tried to orthorectify an image in ArcGIS but when I add the image to ArcMap and have choosen Its properties - Display it has not shown me active mark to orthorectify it. My datas: image: with ...
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Geocoding South African Addresses in ArcMap?

I have about 8,000 addresses to geocode in South Africa. I haven't been able to find an address locator in ArcMap that works (trying to use the 'world places' address locator in ArcMap 10 gives me a "...
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merge rasters with nodata cells

I want to create single attribute table base on multiple overlapping raster. Some raster do not overlap completely but have common areas. In that situation I need the value from other raster while ...
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Arcgis Visualbasic Templates

I am using ArcGis 10 Template windows application(Desktop) in VisualStudio 2010. i have added an ArcGis Engine Map Control and engine TOC Control in that. when I am Adding my digitized map to the map ...
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Mosaic Dataset Footprint Field ordering

Is there any to order the Foot Print fields created in Raster Mosaic Dataset? I know, we can edit, or reorder fields of any FeatureClass, or Shapefile using X-Ray ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Diagrammer., ...
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Showing wilderness areas in national park using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm having a problem trying to find out what tool can accomplish the task I need to finish. I have been working to create a data-set showing “wilderness” areas in a national park( I have this as a ...
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Eclipse export as runnable jar file error

I am building a destop application , which takes user input for personal geodatabase and finds feature class in it . It works fine till i run it in eclipse , but when i export it as a runnable jar ...
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Writing ArcMap Label Expression in VBscript?

I have to columns, pipe material and pipe size, I only want to label pipes with a size greater than 2" I am trying to do this but keeps kicking back and error, can anyone assist in what im doing ...
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import arcpy yields “TypeError: This object does not support enumeration”

Similar to Enumeration Problem with Eclipse and ArcGis 9.3, with Arcgis v10 I no longer seem to be able to run python scripts from a command shell. Entering the same code into an interactive python ...
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Using ArcPy and PyGRASS tools in same Python script?

I´m trying to write a Python script, that includes different ArcPy / ArcGIS commands and want to combine it with GRASS geoprocessing tools. Unfortunately importing the GRASS libraries doesn´t work. ...
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Merge 2 shapefiles without creating extra fields

I have a road shape file with fields like line, name, line id, line type (like nh,sh) etc. I also have another line shape file which is the updated one of the older one. Here one line is changed ...
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Points not displaying in feature class in file geodatabase

I was working with shape files when I recently decided to put all my shape files into a single file geodatabase. I just tried to add some more points to the feature class by inputting the coordinates ...
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Reading Null values in field using ArcPy SearchCursor?

I'm using a Python script with ArcGIS 10 to count the number of unique string values in a feature class. My script works if there are values in the field but if there are any NUll values in the field ...
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Storing two kinds of point geometry in shapefile or creating multipoint shapefiles? [closed]

Following How many interior and exterior rings can a polygon have in a standard ArcGIS shapefile?, can I have a mixture of two kinds of geometry in a shapefile of type point. Just like I have about ...
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How to find Closest Facility (euclidean distance)?

I have some facilities and incidents, and I want to find the closest facility for each incident. I've done it via Network Analyst (with a network dataset) but I'm wondering if you can do it with just ...
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Remove fields / colums with zero “0” values in shapefile

I'm working on different project each day. At the end I would like to delete the fields that have zero "0" values in. The fields with the zero's will differ from project to project. So the model ...
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Query in symbology as in labels using Arcgis 10.0

I'm using a bigger data set of points indicating different categories in ArcGIS 10.0. Single polygon, say district, may have a number of categories in it. I was wondering if I could make query of ...
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Losing data from ASCII file converted from Raster

Over the past six weeks I've been attempting to create a grid box for a multiple scenario approach model. I felt the best way to do this was to download some SRTM tif files for my location. The ...
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Removing numeric characters from alphanumeric value in field calculation?

I have a field containing alphanumeric values in the following format: A-AA00 Sometimes they are also A-AAA0 I need a Python script I can put in the field calculator in ArcMap 10 that will at ...
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Handling mouse events for tool called by button?

I have a dockable window with a 2 buttons that call 2 different tools (Draw Marker and Select Features), What i want to happen is when the user clicks on the relevant button on the dockable window and ...
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Using ArcPy to select buffer line by length?

I created a buffer, then converted polygon to line (around a city block). I want to select the internal line. I'm thinking since there is no uniform way that ArcGIS labels the interior or exterior ...
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Removing return/newline (\n) character from Field using Python and Field Calculator?

I have a geodatabase table with a field that I'm trying to remove return characters (new line). I found this post (How can I remove (chomp) a newline in Python?) of how to do it, however it is not ...
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Intersecting three polygon layers in ArcGIS?

I have three data sets of San Francisco, TerraSAR-X, ALOS-PALSAR, Radarsat2. I have extracted KML files using Envi Sarscape. In order to find the intersection of these areas, I have converted ...
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Convert lat/long to arbitrary projection?

I'm writing Windows WPF application using ESRI's axMapControl, and I need to display points on the map, where the points are in lat/lon (WGS 1984), and the map projection is determined by the user. (...
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Why won't ArcMap 10 snap?

I'm really confused by this. ArcMap will seeminly randomly decide to not allow snapping when editing. Sometimes its only for certain features, sometimes for only parts of the same feature (e.g. one ...
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How to calculate frontages of city parcel data in ArcMap 10.0?

I need to calculate the length of polygon frontages (along streets) from our city's parcel (i.e. lot) data in order to do an analysis on lot frontages in various zoning districts. How can I do this?
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Rotating and moving polygons to different angles using ModelBuilder/ArcPy?

I have a few thousand polygons (all square) that I need to rotate to various angles that are in the attribute table, and then move so that each polygon gets moved 3/4 up from the original centroid, ...
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Can I use Representations (ArcGIS 10) to enclose a group of polygons with an outline without altering data?

ESRI describes representations as follows: A feature class representation is a property of a feature class that allows you to specify and store a series of rules that dictate the way the features ...
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Pick Address From Map tool won't work

We just installed Service Pack 5 to our ArcMap 10 software. This allowed us to build a composite address locator based on the new streetfile and address pointfile built by our area 911 authority. The ...
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Displaying X, Y coordinates on ArcGIS not working

I am trying to geocode some coordinates I have from my Excel sheet onto ArcGIS but everytime I do so, it doesn't show up on the screen. When I right click on the sheet layer to see where it went, it ...