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Polyline length calculation in ArcGIS 10/VB script

I used to run this length calc on my data in ArcGIS 8 and 9, and now it don't work in ArcGIS10. Can you tell me what I have done wrong? Dim dbllength as double Dim pcurve as icurve Set Pcurve = ...
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Automated way to join

I have river networks (polyline) of several adjacent countries as shapefiles that almost match up at the borders, but not quite. Is there any way to automatically connect them to a consecutive river ...
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Simplify Raster Contours ArcGIS 10

Does anybody know a way to simplify a number of contour polylines derived from a raster dataset? I need to generate a map that shows contour polylines at relatively small scale. With the contour ...
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How can i get Population Density as a polygon layer? [duplicate]

I have some points (population) and using function Kernel Density i have calculated population density, then i reclassified the information. Now i would like to use the population density data in ...
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can I export service area (network analysis) to shapefile?

Is it possible to export service area (network analysis) to shapefile? if so, how can I do it? I am using ArcGIS 10.
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Can't start ArcSDE (esri_sde) service

I am getting an error message when atempting to create a connection in ArcCatalog (I'm working under the 10.0 version). The message is : Failed to Connect to the specified server. No ArcSDE server ...
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DEM to point file & interpolation

I have a DEM which has noisy parts to it. I am trying to (eventually) calculate the volume. However when I do cut/fill, there are obviously white sections where it hasn't been able to calculate the ...
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Volume of water in basin with reference to incremental height of DAM?

I have a DEM of my area. I did watershed analysis with Arc Hydro. I want to calculate "Volume of water in a basin with reference to incremental height of DAM" Is there any method, tool to give ...
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netcdf daily data to monthly raster layers

I have a netcdf (.nc) file of 95GB which consisted of daily data for a 50 years period. I tried to process this with ArcGIS (Multidimension tools – MakeNetCDFRasterLayer command) and it was not ...
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How to analyze and combine overlaping elevation maps into one?

I have 30 overlapping maps that contain tree density heights (measures between 1-100%) of a large area, and I need to get the highest point by pixel and create a new map with all these highest points ...
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How does cost allocation work?

Why, when I use the cost allocation function of Spatial Analyst, is space not allocated in all input source locations (as shown in image below)? In particular, the input raster has 18 spots while the ...
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How can one get the value of the point where the AxMapControl is centered at?

I am using the AxMapControl to display a map and I want to record a point where I am and want to be able to return to the same point later on using the CenterAt() method.
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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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ArcGIS: Assigning values to missing attribute data for line layers

I have a large road network layer with an AGE attribute associated per segment. In some occasions, I would have segments A -> B -> C with segment B with no value for the AGE field. In other ...
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Coloring thousands of polygons so each is distinct from its neighbors?

I am using ArcGIS 10, and I have layers of the 2010 Census blocks, block groups, and tracts. There are thousands of polygons in these layers. I want to color them so that each is distinct from its ...
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How to insert a quotation mark through the Field Calculator of attribute table of a Shapefile?

I have a shapefile of polylines with information of diameter. But the problem is that i didn't enter the inch sign(") with the values of diameter. What would be the solution that qutation mark would ...
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TIFF/Raster to Point shapefile question

Apologies in advance if this question is incredibly basic, but I've been googling around and I just don't know where to start. I've downloaded some nighttime luminosity data from NASA, and the data ...
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IElement, extract Element from GroupElement nested in GroupElement

As per title. I am trying to extract Element from nested GroupElement. I can not find any code sample for that. Please refer to one or point me in to right direction, how to do that. It sounds ...
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Disappearing layers in ArcScene

This is very frustrating! I have DEM hillshade layers which I have tried to change the base heights to floating surfaces. I have done this with these layers before (!) but had to change them back and ...
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Advice on how to present a cross section

So, I'll try to best explain what I want to do. I have a DEM of a volcano (only showing half the DEM in pictures below) and I have identified a lava flow that I would like to make a cross ...
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Menu - onCreate Event

In ArcObjects, the Class 'BaseCommand' has 'OnCreate' method(to handle oncreate event). Similarly is there any equivalent method available for Menu ('BaseMenu' Class)?
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Fixing Hole in DEM?

I have what looks like a hole in my DEM! I don't think it is affecting my calculations, but either way, I would quite like to correct it. Does anybody have any idea how? Please see the attached ...
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Calculating distance between points using ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to write Python syntax to calculate the distance from point to other points in the water network and so on for others, I have 21 points. I need distances have to follow the network That ...
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Cause of ArcGIS Raster Calculator Parsing error <type 'exceptions.SyntaxError'>: invalid syntax?

This is my first attempt at much code in the raster calculator of ArcMap 10.0, but I think I'm close. I have nine rasters (A-I below) and want a new raster with value = 1 where any of the rasters ...
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Halo use background color

As you see on the attached image, I labeled contour lines on the map (in meter). Which function will allow the "halo" to take the background color of the map? On the image, the halo is greenish which ...
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Using multiple basemaps with masking/clipping?

Is there a way to limit a basemap to within a boundary in arcmap 10? I am working on a project within San Joaquin county in California. I want the areas surrounding the county to be displayed with a ...
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Problem with Elevation Profile Graph

I have a problem when creating the elevation profile using 3d Analyst. I have a DEM and a polyline representing a a highway route consisting of several line segments that I have manually combined. I ...
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How to use the multiple attributes feature in ArcGIS 10

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 is ...
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How to connect to ArcSDE for using the ArcObjects Erase tool in C#?

I want to make use of geoprocessing via .NET ArcObjects, in this case of the "Erase" tool. This is easy once dealing with a local gdb file what I did for feasibility study. The issue occurs when I ...
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ArcGis: Rotated grids and cell size

I am using ArcObjects, namely RasterGeometryProc, to apply rotation on grids. The transformation works fine. However, when looking at the grids properties in ArcGis, the cell sizes has changed. ...
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If clause within if clause VBA Arcgis10

I'm using ArcGIS10. I do not know what's wrong with this VBA code in the Field Calculator: *All the fields are String type If [StartY] < [EndY] Then If [DOT_OSM] ="1" Then Output = "F" ...
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Can you use active layer as input for dynamic text?

I'm wondering if you can lift the name of a layer in the ToC (within a group) and use it in dynamic text. Is there existing syntax to do this? Perhaps ... <dyn type="ToC" ...
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How to Separate Bands Through ModelBuilder [duplicate]

Q1: I have a .tiff file containing 365 bands. Each band represents a daily variable. I want to separate each band and save as a single .tiff file. In the end, I want to have 365 individual .tiff ...
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How to make 3D building models from lidar data?

I have Lidar data, ground points and first returns. I have processed it and have ready tiles from which I am trying to build 3D building models. So far I was able to just extrude the buildings in ...
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Polygon Neighbors not found in Proximity Toolset of ArcGIS Desktop 10.0?

I cannot find the Polygon Neighbors tool. I have searched for it as I usually do and I have also browsed the proximity toolset but it is not there. The other Tools, e.g. Buffer and Near are there 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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Repairing broken links for new paths of layers to shapefiles using ArcPy?

I have an .mxd with broken link layers and each layer has a different new path. I know the python script for repairing the broken links of the layers, but I want to put all the new paths of the layers ...
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How to standardize factor criteria into common scale (maximum and minimum scale of 0-255)?

I an working a thesis titled as gis based multi-criteria analysis for public toilet site selection .the factor criteria i used for analysis are in a raster format. Thus to make comparison possible ...
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Connecting to folders in ArcGIS 10.0?

In ArcGIS 9.3.1 (and prior) whenever the user wants to add data to Arcmap from a specific folder (and not from the general drives, C:\ for example), He has to press "connect to folder" and map the ...
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Label points at regular intervals using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm working with lines on roads represented by a large number of sequencial points. Since labeling all of them would make the points impossible to identify, I'd like to know if there is a way to label ...
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Standardizing factor criteria into common scale (0-255) in multi-criteria analysis?

I am working on a thesis which is titled "GIS based multi-criteria analysis for public toilet site selection". The factor criterias are in raster format and are: existing public tiolets major ...
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Merge Error 000594 in ArcMap - falls outside of output geometry domains

I'm trying to merge together 5 different point feature classes into one using the Merge tool in ArcGIS desktop 10. It successfully merges 3 of them but not the other 2. It comes back with an error ...
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How to work with Mobile Project Center tool in Arcgis?

How is this tool structured and how to work with it? Sincerely, I can't find detailed information on this.
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dojo/parser::parse() error TypeError {stack: (…), message: “Cannot read property 'toString' of undefined”}

I'm trying to get the overview map example working from here: https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jssamples/widget_overviewmap.html in my site. I have two errors. Chrome gives the one above in ...
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Automated/geoprocesing tool to slice, clip, or cut polygons using polylines using ArcGIS Desktop?

Looking for a simpler method here. I am trying to split up / cut / slice existing polygons by using existing poly-lines. An example would be splitting a water body or land parcel at the point where a ...
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shapefile damaged after editing in ArcMap 10.0 [closed]

I drew a layer on Autocad and exported it to a shapefile. I edited this layer on Arcmap. After editing the layer it is corrupted. I use Shapechk to fix it however I will need to edit plenty of layers ...
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Feature class to Feature class not working

I am trying to use the Featureclass to Featureclass conversion tool to make a copy of an existing layer (in a geodatabase). My primary motive is to copy over only a few (2 out of 18) fields to the new ...
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How to check VALUES from different datasets spatially near with ArcGIS10

I need some suggestions, let's see: I have two heavy polyline datasets, from different sources, so they will never be coincident (it doesn't matter this issue). Both have the same field from which I ...
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Calculate distance between two coordinates to use in variogram calculations in ordinary kriging

I need to calculate distance between two stations in a map in order to calculate empirical variogram in ordinary kriging to interpolate temperature data. Calculating distance in kriging using ...
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How to get the First and Last Point coordinates of a Polyline with Field Calculator in ArcGIS10

I'm trying to get the First Point coordinates (x,y) and Final Point coordinates (x2,y2) from a polyline in ArcGIS 10 with the Field calculator. I've added 4 (double) fields like StartX,StartY,EndX ...