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Background label shows above all annotations and layers

I'm using ArcMap 10, and have a very dense map of Detroit with many point features. To lay out the labels properly, I converted the labels to annotation (stored in the map, not in a geodatabase), and ...
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Z values all equal 0

I have just posted a similar question, but I solved part of it, however it has now lead to a new problem. I have a point layer, and have got the x,y and z coordinates from 'extract values to ...
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How to extract Z data from a point layer

I have created a point layer with ~150 points. I have a DEM beneath it, which is where I have taken the X and Y values from. Does anybody know how I can retrieve the Z values, without using the info ...
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Help needed editing existing coordinate information with python

I'm hoping someone can help me with this. I would like to find a way to edit shapefile (polyline) coordinate data using python. Basically, I want to edit all the z-coordinates in my shapefile so that ...
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'The layer and specified base surface do not overlap in extent' error message

I am trying to change the base height of a jpg file to but it comes up with the message:'The layer and base surface do not overlap in extent. Verify they are for the same study area'. Both layers are ...
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Geostatistical Analyst Wizard

I have performed cokriging using Geostatistical Analyst in ArcGIS 10. When I tried to export the prediction to raster, the process became so slow. Have you experienced this? Is there a way to make the ...
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Dividing large polygon into smaller ones of equal area? [duplicate]

I would like to divide a large polygon into smaller ones having an equal area for each. is there any tool in ArcGIS Desktop to do this?
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How to forbid zoom map under scroll page?

I wrote code at ArcGis JavaScript. There is a map on web page at full display with a fixed height (400px) When i scroll-down page and cursor misses in zone map then browser works for zooming map, not ...
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How to have all nodes of my search in google earth as kml file

I need data for my research, and i am trying to get data from google earth to find densities of the facilities. I am using google earh desktop program and i activate 7 days trial of pro version. Yet, ...
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When symbolising by category can I make the transparency different for each category? [duplicate]

Normally when I'm making something semi-transparent I edit the transparency in layer properties, but now im trying to make something in the layer (a symbol level) semi transparent. I want to edit the ...
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Reinitialize ArcGIS10.0 Python installation

I am developing a Python script for a Toolbox that required a few libraries which I installed manually into C:\Python26\ArcGIS10.0\ and it worked just fine. To make the distribution easier, I dived ...
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Adding points in Empty Polygon

I have a number of polygons on which I wish to make analysis using points data symbols... Is there a method through which I may add points automatically within each polygon in separate locations. For ...
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Create a raster map from more than one shape

I've some shapefile loaded in Arcmap (steets, buildings...) with an appropriate symbology ad I need to convert them to unique raster, to obtain a map (like topographic map) with a specified resolution ...
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Appending fields from external tables to feature class?

I have some data in a relational database structure within a geodatabase i.e a feature class with several lookup tables. I need to flatten this data so that certain fields from the lookup tables are ...
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Mosaic To New Raster Changes Pixel Values

I am using the mosaic to new raster tool to mosaic two rasters together, one 2-bit and one 4-bit, and the output raster has given all the previously nodata pixels the value 3. Some of the pixels in ...
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Avoid NoData after Focal Statistics Majority

I am currently working with some classified land cover rasters (containing 8 land cover classes) in ArcGIS 10.0. I would like to make them look smoother and have therefore used the Focal Statistics ...
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How can i calculate average slope and length of slope of a multiple field farm in Arcmap 10?

I always calculate slope on farms i review with 2' contour lines. Some fields are difficult since i need the average slope, but the field is rolling hills. I usally take several slopes and take the ...
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Disabled zoom and pan in ArcGIS desktop

I have an MXD that someone else has created. They have put some sort of lock on the extent that stops me from zooming and panning. I cant for the life of me work out how to turn it off. Does anyone ...
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Minimum mapping unit for raster on ArcGIS

So I have this huge national wetlands raster and I'm trying to set a minimum mapping unit of 5 acres. Meaning I want to delete clusters of pixels that are smaller than 5 acres. But the raster's ...
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Help needed with incorporating SQL query into ArcGIS python script

I'm new to python and have been trying to learn how to use it within ArcGIS. I have primarily been using the free Penn State courseware available here - http://open.ems.psu.edu/courseware I have ...
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Merging Personal Geodatabase (MDB) data into ArcSDE using FME?

Im a novice in FME and I have a MDB file that i want to write/insert to an SDE database using FME. I created a simple translation that generally reads the data from the MDB file and writes it to the ...
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How to Unlock feature classes in ArcCatalog that don't show user

In ArcCatalog there are some feature classes that are locked and don't show a user. After restarting SQL server, the feature classes remain locked. Any ideas as to what might be causing this and how I ...
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Calculating volume with Cut Fill tool

This might be a very simple question - but it is quite vital and I want to make sure I am thinking this through right. I have used the cut/fill tool to calculate the difference in volume of a volcano ...
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Can't create new geodatabase for SQLSever Express in ArcCatalog 10.0

I'm trying to create a new geodatabase in my local SQLExpress Database Server from ArcCatalog 10.0 (ArcInfo). I can create a database server entry just fine (image below): ESRI documentation has me ...
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How do you set an AddIn button's Help source and topicID values at runtime?

I would like a way to dynamically set the help source/topicID for a button. Example Snippet: <Button id="Acme_FullExtent" class="FullExtent" caption="Full Extent" tip="Zooms the ...
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Manually add lat and lon to ArcGIS Interactive Rematch

I have a spreadsheet full of addresses to geocode in ArcMap 10. I've added the spreadsheet to the map, then started to geocode them via the context menu's "Geocode addresses" item. Many were matched ...
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Is it a bad idea to convert a File Geodatabase table to a dictionary?

First, what am I trying to do? I am building a Python script that should be called from an ArcMap 10.0 toolbox. This scripts uses (among other inputs) data contained in huge gdb tables. It processes ...
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Integrating ArcGIS for Desktop with Past Perfect for mapping public art objects?

I am working on a project where I need to map out several assets that are found around the city. The Arts Department utilizes a software called Past Perfect to catalogue and track any art assets. My ...
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How can I get ArcGIS Server to give a GML GetFeatureInfo response?

Although I have read the following document (http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//005300000228000000) I am still totally unsure about how to enable a gml GetFeatureInfo ...
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How can I add data from Points to Polygons (intersected or near) in ArcGIS 10

I'm using ArcGIS 10. I have a Point and a Polygon shapefile. The Points have a NAME field filled, and the Polygon the same but emptied a minority (350 out of 3000). I need to catch these names from ...
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Why do I get multiple GetFeatureInfo responses from ArcGIS Server WMS when the layers are not visible?

I am serving 3 identical layers in ArcGIS Server 10.0 as one wms service. Layer 1 is visible from scales 1:2000,000 to 1:250,010, layer 2 from 1:250,000 to 1:50,010 and the 3rd layer from 1:50,000 to ...
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Using the buffer tool in ArcGIS 10

I have a map that has a 12 mile buffer round it already. I have created a buffer inside the original 12 mile line (using a negative value of 9). Is it possible however to stipulate that the new buffer ...
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How to use “this” Levenshtein Python code into ArcGIS 10

I need some help with this: First of all, I wanted to "Compare strings from two fields", and asking before at gis.stackexchange, in this post someone help me with this topic, referring me to a Python ...
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How to compare string fields in the same table with ArcGIS 10

I don't know exactly if there is a tool for this or a maybe a python script could be more suitable. I want to compare string elements from a field (POI_NAME) with another string element in another ...
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selecting polygons that share XX percents from another polygon (all are in the same layer) [closed]

I have a layer with many overlapping polygons. I want to select / delet all polygons that another single polygon contain at least 90% (or any other value) of them. I'm using ArcGIS 10 (can get access ...
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display issue in ArcScene 10 in Windows 8

I don't know if anyone can help, but when I use ArcScene 10 the model area is poorly displayed (see image). However, if I go full screen, the display is perfectly clear. I am guessing this is a ...
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ArcMap - Data Driven Pages: Group features where page name field is the same

I'm using DDP to show a series of farmland areas. Some of these have the same farmland area name but different attributes (based on land cover), so are two different features (by necessity). Is there ...
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TitlePane not rendering - working with basemapGallery sample code 2

I'm having the exact same issue as this question: TitlePane not rendering - working with basemapGallery sample code but the solution doesn't work for me. my javascript: ...
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How to set Merge output as Select Input in ModelBuilder?

I'm using ModelBuilder. I tried to take the Output from the Merge tool as Input to the Select tool. But it doesn't work. I'm trying to Merge 90 Shapefile lines into one. Then "Select" some features ...
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Generating points from chainage and offset

I have a polyline layer and an external csv containing road sign data. The csv has unique ID of the polyline, chainage along each unique segment and an offset. I have access to ArcGIS, MapInfo and ...
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How to display Arcscene polygon extrusion edges?

When I extrude polygons in Arcscene 10.0, the polygon outlines are not displayed regardless of the symbol outline width/color. Thus the extruded edges are not shown. Here's a screenshot showing the ...
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Calculating distance to median point for a group of points in Model Builder In ArcGIS

I have two shapefiles. First of them, there is about 115 000 points (clients and their field size) All together there is about 16 226 different clients. In the other shapefile I have calculated the ...
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How to build a LAS dataset for simple viewing in Arcgis

I've been given a few LIDAR files to show my boss how useful the data can be. The problem I have is that I simply need to be able to view it using LASTools but I need to build a LAS Dataset first. I ...
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Trying to view large shapefiles

Is there a way of viewing only a part of a shapefile in ArcGIS 10? At the moment if I try to add it the software crashes? Any help appreciated.
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Method for identifying upstream segments

I need to add to the attribute table of a stream network layer a column that can identify all upstream segments that contribute to the segment (for each segment). My best idea at the moment is to ...
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Multiple Conditional Statement with in a Con Tool

Well i want to apply multiple conditional statements within a Conditional tool. My aim is to loop through a list of rasters and on the basis of a specified range assign each range with a constant 1, ...
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ApplySymbologyFromLayer [closed]

I am a new user of Python on ArcGis10 i am trying to apply symbology settings to multiple files but to no success. I have tried my own ways copied syntaxes from various places still getting error. The ...
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How can I find points inside a polygon in ArcGIS server?

I have a feature class of points. My client wants to draw a polygon on the map to select the subset of points inside the drawn polygon. Is there any tools in ArcGIS API, which I can use it for this ...
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Why is ArcGIS Server 10.0 getFeatureInfo not being buffered?

Using AGS10.0 I have a point featureclass published as wms. In my Openlayers client, I am not able to click on the point and recieve the GetFeatureInfo response unless I hit the target very ...
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How do I get geodatabase automatically upated from edits in access database?

I have an Access database that I have joined to a file geodatabase. There is a numeric field in the database that the symbology graduated colors is based on, ie: 0-39=red, 40-60 is orange, etc. I am ...