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Focus ArcMap application Window VBA

How would you focus your ArcMAP application window using VBA? I have a script that runs and selects polygons and zooms to them, but I would like ArcMap to focus and come to the front at that point. ...
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Get boundary of raster image as polygon in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a rectangular raster image in ArcGIS. My question is: how can I produce a polygon which is just the extent of the raster image? That is, I want to have a polygon layer with a single ...
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Programmatically switching to edittemplate using ArcObjects?

How can I programmatically switch to a edittemplate in: ArcMap 9.3: IEditLayers pEditLayers; IFeatureLayer pFeatLayer; IMap pMap = ((IMxDocument)Application.Document).FocusMap; pEditLayers = ...
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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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Problems displaying joined attribute data through ArcGIS Server

I have an ArcSDE feature class in an ArcMap MXD which I have 'joined' to a view into an external SQL database table, that is connected via an OLE DB connection. In the MXD the join works perfectly; I ...
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Zoom to Feature hotkey in ArcMap Table View

In ArcMap 10 table view, is there a way to set up a hotkey that when a feature is selected, pressing say "z" is equivalent to right-click-->Zoom To? I would like to be able to highlight a record and ...
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Reprojecting DWG file using AutoCAD? [closed]

I can't remember if AutoCAD supports reprojecting layers from a projection/datum to an other projection/datum. My first question is : could it be done on AutoCAD? Second question, which matters ...
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How to Rotate Features in ArcGIS for Desktop using ArcPy?

I have a series of polygons that I want to rotate. Each polygon has a rotate angle and an anchor point (xy coordinate) stored as field values. As it happens, all anchor points are on a vertex of ...
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Arcpy Select by Location out of memory

I have multiple lines (lines) intersecting points (centroids) from which I want to extract landuse values and then write the extracted values to the lines as 'land1' and 'land2' values. I need to ...
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Importing values into n:m relationship class of geodatabase?

I have an m:n relationship class in an ArcGIS 10.0 Geodatabase. The values for the association table already exist in another table. I would now like to import this table into the ArcGIS ...
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Is Hot Spot analysis appropriate if you see hot spots in areas that you would expect to see them in?

I am working with vessel position data on ArcGIS 10.0. My customer has requested density analysis maps. I was curious if hot spot analysis would be a more appropriate analysis? The study area is along ...
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Exporting styles from ArcGIS Desktop to MapServer *.map file?

How to export styles from ArcGis 9.3 (or 10) to a .map file. Is it possible?
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ArcGIS - ICommandBars exception

Testing my VB.NET 2010 app in ArcMap an exception occurs when ICommandBars is instantiated. ' zoom to selected Dim mxApp As ESRI.ArcGIS.Framework.IApplication Dim numUID As UID = New ...
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Running ArcPy script on unix/linux server?

I've written some python scrips that use the ArcPy module to do some pretty intensive processing. I'd like to be able to run these on the fast unix server we have in our department so that I don't ...
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Feature Class to Geodatabase (multiple) in ModelBuilder => ERROR 000210: Cannot create output

I used modelbuilder, and the last step is to collect feature classes after iteration results to geodatabase using conversion tools of feature class to geodatabase(multiple). However, I met an error: ...
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Trouble importing Feature Classes into Feature Datasets

I'm sure there must be a simple reason for this but I can't seem to be able to import a shp file or a feature class from another file or sde geodatabase into a Feature Dataset without getting an ...
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Detect map scale from raster dataset

Let's suppose you have a raster dataset (in a folder or in a personal database). How can you detect what map scale it represents (assuming of course that all rasters have same dimensions/resolution)? ...
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ArcGIS 10 Add-ins - How to adjust the size of an add-in toolbar?

I've built an add-in toolbar with two buttons. Works great, but I'd like to make the toolbar a little wider so that the user can see it's full caption. Is there a property I can adjust in the ...
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How to easily enter a point feature in ArcGIS? (arcmap10)

My job requires me to enter point features into ArcGIS 10 which correlate to underground RFID markers that mark underground telecom infrastructure. Right now, the workflow requires someone to go out, ...
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Displaying HTML popups for feature service

This bit of information caught my eye today as I was reading about Feature Services in the ArcGIS Server .NET help: Feature services also support HTML pop-ups setup in ArcMap. HTML pop-ups are ...
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How to use the ISpatialFilter interface with ArcGIS 10.1?

From what I've heard till now: 1) ArcGIS from version 10.1 and forth will only support http connections: local connections will not be supported any longer. 2) The code ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IMapServer ...
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Bug in ControlMapMeasureTool? “Measure An Area” creates a duplicate dialog in ArcGIS Engine 10

When we add a measure tool to the AxToolbarControl through the properties dialog, we can change to measure length and area in the dialog that pops up. But when we add a ControlsMapMeasureTool through ...
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“Extract by Mask” saving output as temporary file, instead of saving it in specific directory. How to remove this error?

I am using ArcGIS 10.0, while using ExtractByMask in arcpy output file is being stored as a temporary file, though the same file appears in the designated directory but it's status is temporary, which ...
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Using Annotation in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have produced an extensive set of annotation in ArcMap 10. I'm working with someone who basically has the need of a spatial database but only understands printed maps, so the text has grown to the ...
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Adding ILayer to IMap in ArcGIS Server?

I wanted to add ILayer to IMap, i think it has been added but problem is that it does not display it on the website. I am running ArcGIS Server 10, using visual web developer 2010 express edition ...
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Creating Thiessen Polygons (Analysis) by defining external feature boundary?

Although this issue has been addressed in this post some months ago: Thiessen Polygon delineation within a Feature, the appropriate answer has not been given. So, new ideas are welcome. My question ...
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How can I Use Python in ArcGIS to Manipulate the Underlying Data of Selected Polygons [closed]

I am relatively new to python in ArcGIS. I have a shapefile loaded in ArcGis (v 10.0) and will select two adjacent polygons using the selection tool. Once I select my two polygons, I want to use ...
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Thiessen Polygon delineation within a Feature

I am trying to create Thiessen (Voronoi) polygons, based on points within a defined shapefile extent. The output should be inclusive to the feature. The output I receive now is the rectangular area ...
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Getting map document name/path from published map service using ArcPy/ArcObjects?

I have several map services published to ArcGIS Server 10.0 SP2 and I have layer metadata files exported to HTML that I want to link to the layers in the map service. Currently the metadata HTML ...
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ArcGIS: Can you add attributes to a relationship class at a later date?

I have a relationship class that could use a new attribute (or two or three). I have looked for a way to do this in ArcCatalog and have not discovered it yet. I have: Opened the Relationship ...
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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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File Geodatabase coded domain not recogized by ArcGIS Online?

I created a File GDB and set up a domain, and the domain was assigned to a field in a feature class. The domain behaves as expected on ArcGIS Desktop (dropdown list when editing the content of that ...
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Unmanaged Raster Catalog Relative Paths?

Is it possible to store relative paths in an unmanaged raster catalog? What I want to do: C:\Folder\File.gdb UnmanagedRasterCatalog1 ..\..\Data\MyRaster\Raster.File C:\Data MyRaster ...
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Merge to New Raster resulting a raster with cell value 0 to 255

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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ArcPy - error with updateRow() using UpdateCursor

I am trying to use the UpdateCursor function to run through each field in each row and to compile a string which is then added to the AbvField. I'm trying to do this in the python window, rather than ...
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Why I'm getting “Runtime error <type 'exceptions.ValueError'>: Object: CreateObject Layer invalid data source” while adding shapefile using ArcPy?

I am trying to add shapefile using ArcPy, but each time my script is ending in showing runtime error? I am using ArcGIS 10. Here is my script import arcpy from arcpy import env ...
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ArcGIS 10 Add-In compile problem - Why are new edits to code igonred by ArcMap?

I've been compiling and debugging my Add-In (a toolbar with a few menus, custom commands, custom selection tool and a context shortcut menu) with no issues until suddenly the edits and changes I do in ...
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How to use ArcPy to list feature class and number of rows per feature class?

I would like to iterate a geodatabse to get the name of each feature class/data set in it, in addition to the number of rows in the feature class. I would also like to identify whether the dataset ...
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Update ArcPy version to avoid AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'GetClassNames'?

This is probably the answer to my previous question: List Elements or Datasets of a given Layer. The version of arcpy that I am using does not include GetNAClassNames naClasses = ...
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Creating script tool that will create copy of feature class and offset it by given distance using ArcPy?

I want to duplicate a polygon feature class and offset all of the polygons by about 10 feet in both the x and y directions. I asked if there was any way to do this last week, and I was informed that I ...
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Creating 9.3 version of geodatabase in ArcMap 10?

Under the What's new for geodatabases in ArcGIS 10 Esri talks about an optional parameter that allows you to create a 9.3 geodatabase in version 10. I cannot find any other info. Any help on how ...
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Getting 'module' object has no attribute 'ExtractValuesToPoints_sa' error in ArcPy while extracting values to points?

I am using ArcGIS 10. I am trying to extract values to point using ArcPY but getting error as Runtime error : 'module' object has no attribute 'ExtractValuesToPoints_sa' Below is what I am ...
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Arcpy 10.0 using update cursor completes but ArcGIS crashes

I'm using an update cursor to iterate through my feature class, create a selection and then delete the row if it meets the condition. It partially works - I get no error messages and the script ...
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FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion taking too long

I wrote a python script in order to get all features near a point and its distances. To reach that, I'm using LocateFeaturesAlongRoutes_lr, then performing a join with a feature layer and finally ...
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Is there any way to set polygon features fill color and outline programmatically?

By some process I am creating a polygon feature layer. Before adding the layer in the map, I want to set polygon's fill color to no color and set polygon's outline color and width. I am working with ...
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Setting time animation by number of frames

I'm trying to use the ArcGIS 10 animation system to produce a time series of points by year. There are only 65 years in the dataset, and I want to make it so there is only one frame per year. I have ...
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Displaying Modified and Size in Contents panel of ArcMap's Catalog Window?

In ArcCatalog 10.0 SP2 it is possible to display the Modified and Size column values, and to sort by them. However, in the Catalog window of ArcMap 10.0 SP2, it does not seem to be possible to do ...
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ArcObjects ITextSymbol.GetTextSize in Python revisited: usage with StartDrawing and FinishDrawing methods

I am using ArcGIS 10.0/ArcObjects and Python 2.6. I am trying to get the usage of the ITextSymbol.GetTextSize method correct. The syntax, as established in an earlier question, is: dblx, dbly = ...
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How do I create a quick test/demo app with ArcGIS Mobile

We are trying to do a quick evaluation of ArcGIS Mobile 10 on Windows. Part of that is determining whether we can load online maps (like arcgisserveronline for example) and what the ...
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Applying filter to features drawn from ArcGIS Server WMS service,?

I have an ArcGIS 10 Server with various map services running both the REST API and WMS servers. In the REST API I can call the layerDefs argument to filter features used by one of their properties ...