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Dissolving two different buffers together so not overlapping using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to find out how many registered sex offenders live within 2,000 feet of a school/park in a specific county. The park buffer and school buffer are dissolved but not together. I am also ...
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Making Fishnet that is specific size in square meters on ground?

I have a raster image in GCS WGS 1984. For sampling I want to take a grid of 500 m^2 in my area of interest and pick the centroid of this square. How do I make sure that the grid created with Fishnet ...
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What ArcGIS geoprocessing tools support exporting tabular data to CSV?

I have found that most if not all geoprocessing tools that allow tabular output are limited to geodatabase tables and DBF files for supported output formats. Are there any that also support CSV ...
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Converting Points to Cells using ArcGIS Desktop?

How do I create such map from point data? I am using ArcGIS 9.3 and 10
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ArcGIS - Export - Security

We use an ArcSDE 10 database. We would like to log all events to export data (ArcObject) in ArcGIS Desktop 10. Do you have an idea? a sample (ArcObject)?
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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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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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Are layer files compatible between ArcGIS 10 and 9.3?

If I save layer files in ArcGIS 10, can they be opened and modified in ArcGIS 9.3?
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Converting ArcGIS 10 styles to version 9.3?

I have a style file (*.style) generated in ArcGIS 10.0. I need to use symbols from this file on machine with ArcGIS 9.3. Is there some way to convert style file from format 10.0 to 9.3?
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Using multiple attributes feature for symbology in ArcMap?

I am trying to make a map using US census data showing vacant housing to total housing on the same map. I came across the "multiple attributes" feature under the symbology tab and wondered if this ...
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Using Maplex, how do you keep labels from overlapping a non-labeled layer?

I'm working on a map of roads and rivers. For this map roads have names and rivers do not. I'd like to keep road names from overlapping the rivers. I'm working on a whole county with lots of places ...
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Using database tables with bigint columns in ArcMap query layer?

I am very new to GIS and am using the ArcMap 10 program. Currently, I am trying to set up a query layer from a remote database. I am able to connect to the database, but I am having trouble making ...
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Using Raster calculator in Modelbuilder ArcGis 10

I am using Modelbuilder to calculate several rasters with different parameters for each grid cell. One of the final steps is to calculate the log of one of the rasters using Raster calculator. ...
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Methodology for creating accurate drainage networks (and catchments) from high resolution LiDAR DEM?

This is not the first time I've stumbled over this issue; it seems that I am unable to generate a correct drainage network model and the resulting catchments from full resolution (1m cells) LiDAR ...
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Exporting Selected Raster Graphics using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm having a problem exporting raster graphics using ArcGIS 10. It seems simple enough, but for some reason I cannot get ArcMap to work with me. Here are my steps: Add a raster to ArcMap Open the ...
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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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Using count points in polygon tool in ModelBuilder?

I have two layers: one point and one polygon grid layer. Trying to count the number of points in each grid polygon and have it become an attribute in the polygon layer. Currently using ArcGIS 10 with ...
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How to create polylines from a point Feature Class linking all points using arcpy

I want to create polylines linking a bunch of points. Individual polylines must be created between every point. I started by reading the x & y cords and then created unique pairs as well as all ...
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Setting which layers are selectable in ArcMap?

I cannot figure out how to toggle selectable layers in ArcMap 10. In 9.3, I remember being able to choose from a list which layers I wanted to be able to select features from in the map. Let's say ...
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How to calculate stream order from vector data in ArcGIS 10

I know that NVision Solutions has a tool for calculating stream order from vector hydrography data for ArcGIS 9.3.1. Is there something similar that works with ArcGIS 10?
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How to add ArcObjects SDK into Visual Studio Express 2013?

I have just installed the ESRI SDK from the 10.0 installation Disk and downloaded the Visual Studio Express 2013 and I'm trying to work through the ESRI Walkthrough named "Building custom UI elements ...
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Generate new geometric network from intersection between curent network and polygons

Ok I've been battling this one for a little while. I have generated a stream network using the "Strea Reach and Watershed" tool from the TauDEM toolbox. Within the stream reach dataset there are ...
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Scriptable way to merge polylines that join in ArcGIS

I have a number of polylines (around 9000), a number of which have one or both ends touching another polyline. I would like to merge these ones together into one polyline - thus reducing the number of ...
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Is Javascript/AJAX still supported in ArcGIS 10?

A colleague of mine claims that the ArcGIS Javascript web API is not supported for ArcGIS 10+. I searched their website but all the information seemed to indicate that it should still work. Any ...
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ArcGIS - Make colour gradient in street network shapefile accordingly to buffer distance from central points (bus stops)

I need to do a colour gradient in the street network shapefile (cyan selection in the map attached, in a layer) accordingly to the distance from the points in the other layer (the more distant, the ...
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Feature class imported table as points and now want to display

In ArcCatalog and ArcMap 10. I have set up a feature class with all the fields I want to populate. I have data in a table format which includes wasting and birthing columns. I used the load data to ...
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Manually edit a raster to improve a classification?

I have a land cover classification derived from Landsat TM imagery - I created this classification using ENVI. I would like to edit individual and groups of cells in some areas of the classification ...
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Site selection in ArcMap?

Within a large dataset that contains information on location and attributes of forest plots, I need to identify treatment and reference plots for my research.  I ran into problems with reference plot ...
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How to split multiple lines into equal parts or overcome split tool limitation using Basic or Standard license?

I would like to split multiple lines into equal aproximately 10m lengths. (Line length / 10m = number of segments) The split tool can only split one selected feature at a time. To overcome this I can ...
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How to remove only donut holes from polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0. I have a trick for removing the donut holes, which is converting the polygon to line and then creating polygon out of the lines and in the end merging all of them. ...
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Unable to delete .lock files within geodatabase using Python

I am having problems with lock files while deleting and copying geodatabases for backup purposes. print "Now backing up your Geodatabase" distutils.dir_util.remove_tree ...
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Why can't the breakpoint be “hit” when debugging an ArcGIS 10 Add-In?

Now and then I run into the following problem: I start debugging the Add-In and breakpoints are ignored. Almost seems like the communication between the IDE and the component is not working. My ...
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Calculating Z-scores using ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to take the natural log and then calculate z-scores on cell values in several composite band GRID rasters in ArcGIS Desktop. I am not fluent in Python and do not see a way to automate ...
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Data Frame Property options have changed

I have Googled and searched ESRI help files and experimented until I am blue, not to mention reloading ArcGIS Desktop10 for Repair and adding the SP5 to it. I no longer have the options of border or ...
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How to break a single polyline into multiple polylines in ArcMap 10

I want to delete certain segments in a selected segment of a line in a line shape file in ArcMap10.
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Converting *.lyr file to shapefile or raster using ArcPy?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10 and Python 2.6.5. i have created a "test.lyr" file, now i want to convert it either to shape file or raster file. i have created the "test.lyr" from "test0.tif" and added ...
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Getting z-Value from xy-Values within IPolygon using ArcObjects?

How can I get the z-Value of given xy-Values within an IPolygon? I have an IPolygon, which is zAware. For given xy-Values I want to get the z-Value of the Polygon-Shape. What I want to do is ...
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How to create the attribute table for a raster that was produced by the Slope Tool (ArcGIS10)?

I use the Slope Tool (Spatial Analyst Tool – Surface) of ArcGIS10 by ASTER GDEM (that was exported to UTM projection). The program produce new raster (with slope value), but the resulting raster ...
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Open Street Map and Arcgis 10.1 Network Analyzer

how to make roads in open_street_map ready for network_analyze in Arcgis-10.1 Details: I'v download an osm map of my town I saved the street lines as polyline shapefile I opend them in arcgis-10.1 I ...
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Customizing Distance Units in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is it possible to add custom distance units (ex. varas) to ArcGIS Desktop 10 so that they can be used when inputting distances in Editor and COGO tools? I often work with deeds that reference ...
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Reporting Analysis Steps in ArcMap?

Is there any way to report all the steps I did within a ArcMap 10 project. this could help me to: Make a Metadata description Trackback possible errors afterwards and/or control the analysis Easier ...
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Creating shapefile from lat/long values using ArcPy?

How can I create a shapefile using Python in ArcGIS 10? I have lat & long. From this I need Python code which will create a shapefile in ArcGIS Desktop 10.
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Appending Point Shapefile Location by GPS values in text file using ArcPy?

In my industry it is common to create preliminary design maps for point locations that have a unique identifier. Upon the actual construction on the design, points change location based on ...
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Enabling MapTips in ArcGIS Engine using ArcObjects?

My organization is working on a new version of our software using ArcGIS Engine 10. Previous versions of the software (running on ArcGIS Engine 9.3) displayed MapTips fine as long as they were enabled ...
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Why does ArcGIS Field Calculator expression unexpectedly return a binary value (0 or 1)?

I am running simple field calculator expressions and experiencing some of the silliest results I have ever seen. I am working on census data (living as a shape file) and trying to perform a simple ...
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Calculating spacing of polylines along transects using ArcPy?

I have a shapefile with a number of roughly parallel lines in it, and I want to calculate the spacing between these lines using a number of transects across the map. How should I go about this? I ...
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Creating report from selected features in ArcMap using AddIn and C#?

I am new to ArcGIS and I am trying to create an Add-In button which can figure out which polygons are selected and query the selected polygons to generate a report on the underlying metadata ...
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Labeling Selected Features Only using ArcGIS Engine?

I've been labeling using the LabelEngine and simple expressions and it is working for every layer. I want to offer the option of labeling only selected features and thought it would be this simple: ...
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Unique name segment creation in ModelBuilder?

Is it possible for us to give each output of a process a unique name segment (inline name). So for example I have a process that dissolves, then eliminates and buffers a single input file. I need to ...
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Setting Output Extent (Environment Setting) using ArcPy?

I'm trying to figure out how to set my output extent before creating Thiessen Polygons in a loop of ~100 points shapefile. (ArcMap 10.0 - Python) for i in range(3,51,1): ...