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Stop ArcMap from probing missing data sources on launch

When migrating a map from one environment to another (say, from an existing client environment to our development environment) we're often given MXD documents that represent the map. These documents ...
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working with kmls

I have been working with kml files. I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 and use the option "Map to Layer" from "conversion Tools" in "Arc Toolbox". Problem: I have two layers, say Districts and Constituencies, ...
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Creating dynamic chart titles in ArcMap?

Is it possible to dynamically generate a chart title based on a source feature class attribute value? Specifically, I am generating a series of cross-sections using an existing polyline f.c. ...
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Concatenating Fields in ArcMap dynamically?

I added a field to an address layer in ArcMap 10 to concatenate separate address fields. I used the field calculator and a VB Script to accomplish this. So, for example, if the separate fields are ...
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Displaying raised error messages to user in ArcGIS Geoprocessing Results window?

Can print statements raised from a custom exception be displayed in the Geoprocessing Results window? I modified a script that I found that takes two inputs from a user, finds the associated feature, ...
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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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Why do some Customised Symbols look good in map but disappear from Legend on Export?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 I created some customised symbols for my map which ArcGIS Desktop did not have. To do this I used BMP files and imported the symbols. They look good on the map but do ...
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Labels not appearing on any layer in ArcMap?

Not sure what the issue is, but I'm unable to get labels to display in ArcMap 10. The obvious things are accounted for (as far as I know). Labels are set in Properties, layers are checked to label in ...
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Can map services published by ArcGIS Server be viewed by ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

I have 10.0 ArcGIS server Standard workgroup in my company domain. User Arc map versions where upgraded from 10.0 to 10.1. when i publish 10.0 service from server with feature access enabled users ...
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set popup widget priority in flex 2.5

I have several objects showing but they are ordered in my config.xml file with the highest priority on top. Still when I pick a point object that is near a line object it always gives the popup for ...
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How to calculate curvature for a 3 D polyline (Z) in arcgis 10 with 3D analyst?

I'd like to add curvature calculations to 3D polylines (with multiple vertices) that have elevation for each vertex. I know average slope can be calculated using the Add Z information tool.
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How to remove ArcGIS 10.0 Server Service and create a new one with the same name?

I want to delete an ArcGIS 10.0 AGS Service and create a new one with the same name. AGS tells me that this is not possible because the Service already exists. I have however deleted the service and ...
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Using ArcGIS SDK for Java to get Driving Directions

I'm very new to GIS and I may not know what I'm talking about at some points throughout this question so please bear with me. Currently I'm trying to make a Java application (using the ArcGIS SDK for ...
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How to Query Layer using ArcGIS REST Services for Records with Date Closed Field less than 24 hours ago?

I am current trying to do layer definitions on a map and so I am trying to filter some records via a time factor so i was writing in the Where field DATE_CLOSED_ON > (CURRENT_TIME - 24) and ...
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Import ArcInfo licence when required by tool in ModelBuilder?

Is it possible to check licences in/out as needed within modelbuilder? or will the following work -write a script to turn arcinfo licence on when the tool requires it and off once it's done? I need ...
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Features disappear when moved in edit session, but only sometimes

About 75% of the time, when I move a feature in an edit session the feature disappears. The feature remains in the attribute table, but when I zoom to it it doesn't exist anywhere. The rest of the ...
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issues importing arcpy in Python IDLE

I would want to use arcpy in my python code. I am able to import it through the ARCGIS desktop python console. But I am not able to import it into Python IDLE. I get the following error Traceback ...
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Arcgis API for Javascript: how to change color of simple point marker using colorpicker

as title states im having a hard time changing the color of my simplemarkersymbol using javascript. I have read that the format of color needs to be [r, g, b, a] which I have a color picker giving me ...
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How to determine if a raster layer covers a polygon layer?

I have a raster and a polygon layer. In my application I always want the raster layer to cover all the polygon layer. How can that be determined? Is it possible to find out from boundary extent of ...
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How to Buffer data in a Geographic coordinate system?

I am having an issue with buffer. My data is in Geographic coordinate system. I am trying to do a buffer of 600m and i am finding different results for each case, have tried thse so far: Map in web ...
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How to model multiple topology classes in one query with ArcGIS

We have a lot of geographic data with different geometry type in our application, which are persisted in the Oracle 11g database with ST_Geometry supported by Arcgis SDE 10. The features can be ...
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Spatial query by ESRI ST_Geometry take too long

I am using ESRI ST_Geometry in my application, and I found that the spatial query is rather slow: The following sql is used for query pois inside a certain bounding_box: select * from ( select ...
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How come “Zoom to Polygon” always puts me in the middle of Nebraska?

This is an issue related to this question I'd asked a few days ago. I've got that code working, to an extent. Every time, though, that I double click on one of the Polygons in the attribute table that ...
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Using arcpy.Exists for domains?

A script I made creates domains within a selected geodatabase. I need it to not create the domains if they already exist because if they do, it gives an error saying invalid domain name. Is there ...
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script to Determine Parcel Neighbors [duplicate]

I have a layer of Plots Urban planner I want to fill the neighborhood north and south, east and west of each piece fields i need script to Determine Parcel Neighbors using PYTHON
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How to use directional shading on boundaries for cartographic effect?

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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How to create proprietary tools for ArcGIS?

I want to build a some tools for ArcGIS. Toolboxes that I've seen are open source and run the scripts that reside in their src folder. However, I don't want to release the source code. After some ...
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How to calculate sums for all fields in a table? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: are there any methods can choose all field and make the SUM for each fields or I must do it one by one? Are there any methods that can calculate the summary statistic ...
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Displaying a Selected Location on ArcGIS Map View

I am New to ArcGIS. I am Developing an iOS application Using ArcGIS iOS SDK. In that application i want to implement general search of an address like if I type a key word in my search field i want to ...
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Determine what value used in Editor.OnCreateFeature

How can I determine what Value-Layer (not the layer itself, but the different colors for different attributes) was used in ArcGIS CreateFeature Event, when I insert a new feature using the Editor?
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How to add HERE maps to ArcMap?

I am trying to add HERE maps to ArcMap. I am using ArcGIS 10 and the path I have been following so far is through "Add WMS Server" (Catalog -> GIS Servers -> Add WMS Server). Unfortunately, this isn't ...
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Calculating rate of spread of tree species

I'm fairly new to GIS and using ArcGIS for a palaeoecology project at university. I have created a map with isolines (all in the same layer using the contour tool) which represent time of arrival of a ...
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Select features by attribute if in Python list

I believe this will amount to largely a sql syntax question. Essentially, I am trying to complete a select by attribute in Python but based on the query of whether an attribute is present in a list. ...
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How to clip polygons with a fishnet layer?

I have a layer with multiple polygons (input) and a fishnet layer in polygon (clip layer). I want to clip the multiple polygons with the fishnet to be able to calculate how big portion of the input ...
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Arcgis 10-Sample selection

I am using arcgis 10 and I would like to select (in a manner of well spatially distributed) some of the polygons included in a .shp as testing population for a statistical analysis. The rest of the ...
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How do I use python to batch process the reprojection of a group of shapefiles?

My client would like his shapefiles reprojected and I would like to get a script that can batch process all the files located in the same folder. I am new to Python and ArcPy but am very interested. ...
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Generating Correlation Map

I have two rasters I want to compare using Pearson's Correlation in a map form/raster output. How do I do this? I have two climate projection map (~7000 grid boxes)). One is a baseline climate map ...
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Delete a line between two polygons so I have one polygon

I have two polygons that are coincident. I want to merge them in to one polygon and delete the line that is between the two polygons; the merge didn't do it; it kept the line in between them. How do ...
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territory analysis

I want to determine the territories in which customers to a bank has the shortest path. It can be done with desktop software packages or programming if it is needed. Does anybody has idea on how to ...
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orthorectification of digiglobe image

Is it possible to orthorectify digiglobe image after its transformation? Whenever I transform the image from default datam to local datum, arcgis orthorectification option is disabled.
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When displaying XY data from Excel, attribute table empties

I have a massive Excelsheet with XY data and various other information. I followed the instructions on this site here http://support.esri.com/en/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/27589 to display the ...
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How do you test for a NULL string field in the Field Calculator with Python?

I am trying to perform an operation on a string field with a condition that it contains data. Referencing None with Python does not appear to work when the field is nullable and contains <Null> ...
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How to avoid pop-up when having multiple hyperlink layers in ArcGIS

In ArcMap 10.0, I have a layer of country polygons and a layer of city points. Both layers have a hyperlink setup, and it all works as expected. The only drawback is that when I select a city, it ...
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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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How do I create a shapefile showing footprints of Rasters?

I have around 1,000 satellite images in tiff format, and I want to create a shapefile which will serve as an index to the rasters. This is something similar to a raster catalog, but I do not want to ...
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add attribute information from polyline to a point shapefile (QGIS or ArcGIS)

I was wondering if, and how, it is possible to add attribute information from a polyline to a point dataset. I have a network layer with information per street how many scooters went over this street. ...
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Field-based hyperlinks in an ArcMap map package (.mpk)?

I have a point shapefile where each point has multiple hyperlink fields in its attribute table as per this useful question and answer. These hyperlinks are to photos stored locally. Ideally I want to ...
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Point to Raster Converting Result

I had a problem with Point to Raster converting result. I had an Excel file which contains x, y and z values. I wanted to create an individual raster data from classified z values so I planned to use ...
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Elevation Drop Along a Stream [duplicate]

In reference to How to determine elevation drop along a stream with ArcGIS?, suppose I want to cut the stream every 100 m and find the elevation drop every 100 m. How can I do this?
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Can you access ArcScan from a python script?

I'm using a python script with ArcPy in ArcGIS 10, and want to access some ArcScan functions. Is this possible? I can't see anything in the documentation about it, but I can't really find any very ...