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Writing Python script to give multiple buffers of different sizes in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to write a loop that will cause the output to be multiple buffer shapefiles. For example, I want a circle buffer of 50ft, 100ft, 150ft, etc. Can anyone help? I'm new to this and am trying ...
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Convert Oracle schema to GeoDatabase using Direct Connect only

Either this is a gap in the documentation or I'm really missing something! I know that I can direct connect to an SDE GeoDatabase without needing ArcSDE to be installed on the database server, but I ...
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infoWindow does not open on initial page load (ArcGIS Javascript API)

I am working on a webapp using the ArcGIS Javascript API. I noticed that when I first load the map (currently living on a development server), the infoWindow does not open (when clicking on a ...
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How to prevent running part of a model when iterator is used?

My process is to run Buffer on two feature layers, intersect the buffers and then Clip intersected buffers with polygon object from Iterate Feature Selection iterator. Here's my model: The model runs ...
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Change printer for a specific map document from Arcpy

Is it possible to change the printer for a particular map document from ArcPy? The mxd is saved with the default printer settings, and I know with the PrintMap() function one can specify the printer ...
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Check if field value for selected features is null

My feature class contains two fields: an identifying field U_ID, and a descriptive text field DESC. This field currently has <Null> for all features. I would like to select all the features with ...
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Split a line having different Angles

I want to split a line haveing zigzag(different angles) but bthere are many vertics. I have an option in Arc GIS 10 to split from vertics but i need to split only where the angle or dimension is ...
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How to programmatically identify and rename duplicate records?

I'm trying to identify duplicate records from a field and then change these records so they become unique (eg A,B,C, or 1,2,3) and assign this to the end of the text (eg F3241 A56_A or F3241 A56_1). ...
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Show feature classes as a checklist in a workspace in ModelBuilder

In my model, I would like to show all the feature classes inside a file gdb as a "checklist", similar to how the tool dialog window for Make Query Table looks: So instead of the input being a ...
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Using multiversion view trigger to maintain unique ID in ArcSDE for Oracle?

I'm trying to identify the best way to automatically maintain a unique id column in Oracle ArcSDE. I don't want to use a class extension, since I've multiple third party users of the data and it's ...
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Move TEXT_ELEMENT using arcpy.mapping and data driven pages

I'm customizing an automated mapping solution using arcpy.mapping and data driven pages. Using a looping statement, I'm hardcoding the position for the mapping elements (legend, north arrow, inset ...
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Problem Docking Add-In Toolbar in ArcGIS 10 SP4/5

I have developed an Add-In Toolbar for ArcGIS 10. It docks just fine on my development computer (which is running 10.0, no service packs according to ESRI's patch finder). It has been deployed to ...
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Is it possible to add a command to the ArcMap Find dialog context menu?

I think I already know the answer to this... which is "no", but I wrote this up so I'll ask anyways. Is it possible using ArcObjects to extend/customize the ArcMap Find tool/dialog by adding a ...
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ArcGIS Server security and Windows domains - issues for non-IE browsers

I'm looking for some advice / experience in ArcGIS Server security with a Windows domain. Normally in this situation I would do some prototyping but I don't have access to a domain. I'm planning 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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zonal histogram fails to create output table when looping

Using python I'm having problems when trying to attempt a FOR LOOP with the ZonalHistogram function of ArcGIS 10.1. It works fine if I use it only for one image but it gives me this error while for ...
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How to calculate field as cursor name?

First time dealing with cursor. I have lines intersecting polygons, I want to get a table with all attributes of the lines, add a field and calculate the field as the name of the polygon. I was able ...
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How to drop ArcSDE connection using Python scripting?

I want to be able to control connections to ArcSDE via python. Here is my script so far using ESRI's example. import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"SDEConnection" fcList = ...
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Delete Custom Menu

How is it possible to delete a custom root menu developed in VS? I have gone through some walkthroughs and added an add-in that includes a button like so: <AddIn language="CLR" ...
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python crashes creating many Feature Classes in multiple Feature Datasets

I'm trying to populate a Geodatabase with roundabout 60 Datasets with a new Featureclass for each Dataset. To do this, i wrote a python-standalone-script that loops through these datasets and creates ...
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How to interpolate while providing clipping geometry? (ArcGIS 10)

Is there a way to interpolate (IDW) while providing clipping geometry? My objective is that I want to interpolate temperature data but I do not want it to interpolate the entire extent of the point ...
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Why is “calculate geometry” grayed out when data frame properties shows map units are in meters not degrees?

I'm using ArcMap 10.0 and am trying to get the length of a polyline by adding a field to the attributes table and calculating geometry, but that option is grayed out. Someone suggested that it's ...
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Mosaic (ArcGIS 10)

I would like to merge two raster into one image. Both rasters have value range different from each other. On one hand, the values range from (Image 1) 21.5 to 15.7. One the other hand are 18.15 to ...
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Can variable be set to reference in_memory workspace object in ArcPy?

This is an offshoot question related to a question I posted earlier. I have the following arcpy code that inputs a Python list of polygon geometry objects to the Union_analysis tool, which then ...
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Why can't I export XY data to a shapefile?

I have added a table from Access to ArcMap, and then used 'Display XY data' to plot points. When I then try to export the Events to a shapefile I get an error message telling me: "Error exporting ...
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Why do I get a no module error when I try to batch process in Arc10?

I was trying to batch reproject a set of shapefiles and I kept getting the error No OS Module As the set was relatively small I just did it individually, however I want to be able to batch process in ...
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How to analyze temporal point data in R?

I have XY coordinate data of water depth (n = 30) where each coordinate has water depth attribute data for multiple dates from 2000 to 2007. I have imported the data in r for statistical analysis. I ...
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ArcGIS fails to import all records from huge CSV file to file geodatabase table despite being within FGDB table size limits

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 on Windows 7 64-bit with 4GB of RAM. I have some very large tables in CSV format to import to ArcGIS, they all have about 30 fields, upwards of 5 million records per table (a ...
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Do OSGeo4W and ArcGIS 10.0 use the same Python installation?

This question was asked several years ago at: Can ArcGIS and OSGeo4W share the same python install?, but it seems that versions have changed since then. I currently have ArcGIS 10.0 installed (not ...
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Can we create relationship classes based on a geometric network?

I have a point Feature Class and a polyline Feature class which I connected in a geometric network. I also need to connect them logically. In my theoretical model, an edge is defined by the two points ...
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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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Nested Iteration with model builder - using nested models

I'm new to using model builder and have to do a nested iteration (for every month I have to iterate through 6 parameters). I am thinking of doing that by using nested models. One model doing the ...
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Custom time slider

Is there someone who made a custom time slider? Or someone knows where I can find examples or scripts for this subject? I need a time slider that would work also for years that are B.C. (e.g. 850 BC) ...
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How do you write a Python script for repairing data sources in ArcGIS 10

So, I have about 50 mxd's with all broken layers that I have been going through and manually resetting. The data was moved from another computer and the folder structure was changed so it isn't just ...
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How do I write a script to list those layers with broken data sources?

In my SHP to GDB toolbox, I create a list of layers in MXD, then I check for those not broken I move them. Despite using ListBrokenDataSources I have errors like this: Runtime error : [Error 3] ...
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Multiple-machine deployment scenario. Solutions?

I have a virtual machine (let's call it machine no.1) on which I have installed Microsoft SQL Express 2008 R+ ArcSDE 10.0+ ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 +ArcGIS Server 10.0. Everything is connected and works ...
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How do I interpret ESRI Licensing options to correctly build a quote that matches my requirements? [closed]

I don't know why ESRI licensing is so complicated, has so many options, and is so very poorly explained. The cynic in me says this is to force any potential customer to start a conversation with a ...
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How to show size/length of sketch while creating new feature?

While adding a new feature to a feature layer I like to show the size (area)/length of the sketch so that the user has a better feedback while placing the vertexes. So I hook up MapControl's ...
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How can I draw an ellipse filling the dataframe with ArcPy?

I need to modify one of my template scripts to draw a circle from the centre of the (inset) data frame to the edge of the data frame. This will then be used to clip the data frame to shape. I'm using ...
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Where is connection file used to connect ArcMap to ArcSDE?

In ArcMap 10.0, how do I find where the connection file is that is being used to connect to ArcSDE 10 on Sql Server 2008? Some non administrative users are hooking up to SDE as the user 'sde' with db ...
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Select all “NULL” values in the attribute table?

I have a quite simple syntax question. I want to select ALL my null values in an attribute table of a feature class, not just the values in a single field. So the question would be: what is the ...
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Export selected raster cells to polygon

I have selected certain values in a raster (roughly 1000 cells), and would like to export them to be able to create a polygon. Converting it to points first then to polygons does not work. Can anyone ...
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From gpx to line segment 1Km using ArcGIS 10

I have gpx files containg points with attribute data such as time and date. I'd like to convert them into lines, and that is not a problem, but what I want to do is create 1Km segments with time and ...
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How is IValidate.GetInvalidRules supposed to work?

we are currently trying to programmatically validate features against geodatabase-defined rules. This includes attribute rules as well as connectivity and relationship rules. We have consulted the ...
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Is it possible to offset lines with the same symbology?

I'm working in ArcMap 10 and have been tossed an electrical system map drawn in CAD to recreate in ArcMap. In several sections, different line numbers share the same structures for long stretches. ...
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Is it possible to have a dynamic table in a data driven page environment?

I am creating a map series that has many polygons per sheet. There is annotation for the polygons however some polygons are very small with no annotation for them (annotation would completely hide a ...
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Error when publishing Geoprocessing tool to ArcGIS Server

I've designed a model which compares some shapefiles to other shapefiles (I want to see if the files I get are the same as the files of my template). When I try to publish the toolbox (where the model ...
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When making a point feature a different point feature appears

I am digitizing a map and I have sample locations and station locations. The program (ArcMap10) worked fine until recently. Now when I try to add a sample it adds a station instead. Any ideas on how ...
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Refresh Currently Open ArcMap Attribute Table using ArcObjects

I have written an ArcMap Addin (ArcMap 10.0) that allows a user to perform a join between an in-memory table and a feature class (feature layer) added to the TOC. I want the attribute table of the ...
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Permanently replace/update server/service in each ArcSDE Layer in MXD?

Using the mxd.findAndReplaceWorkspacePaths method, if and MXD is updated and the path the the .sde connection file moves again all of the data sources will break again. Is there a method to ...