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Getting text to center in a label expression

Is there an expression that can be entered in the label expression that will force text to center? Such as the ones used to change case/replace/etc.
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Splitting data into geographic zones for multiprocessing

I have been looking at multiprocessing and tools like Find Duplicates in Big Data and they seem to simply split the data into sections based on rows/number of records. I am trying to do an intersect ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 and Desktop 9.3 interoperability?

I want to install ArcGIS Server (AGS) 10 but our users only have ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1. So does Esri support: Access/use AGS services from 10 in 9.3.1? Manage (create services etc) AGS 10 from ...
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How to migrate an extension from ArcGIS 9.3.1 to 10?

I was given an ArcGIS 9.3.1 extension built in Visual Studio (VS) that needs to be updated to work in ArcGIS 10. When I open the VS project on my computer (that has ArcGIS 10 installed on it) I get a ...
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How to create circles starting with points and attributes (diameter, lat/long)?

I have a point shapefile with attributes (diameter, latitude and longitude). For each point in that file, I want to create a polygon (circle) described by those attributes. The new shapefile should ...
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Locating Multiple Points on Mutlipes routes by a Unique ID

I'm trying to get a "MEASURE" for Points along a route. I need ARCGIS10 Desktop Linear Referencing tools or other application to use a unique identifier to match the Lines in the route to points ...
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Is there a way to change environment settings of a dataset without creating a new one?

I am trying to change the environment settings of an existing dataset. I found a workaround by first changing the environment settings in the SDE-database and then create a new dataset with now ...
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Can ArcGIS Desktop stack layers?

I have 7 bands of Landsat and I would like to combine all layers into one layer. Can ArcMap 10 do this like Erdas software can?
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Export issues in ArcGIS 10.0

I'm working on a bigger map for panaflex, 12'*10'. Since basemaps in ArcGIS cannot b exported as vectors (or may be I don't know how), I have to export a jpeg file or a pdf etc (pdf, even, without ...
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Changing the attribute behind a legend without changing the symbology

I have a geology layer with a very large legend that was painstakingly created based on a geological code. I now have a new attribute which is a friendly description for each code and I would like ...
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Estimation of hydraulic head

I am trying to estimate hydraulic head using SRTM DEM. My objective is to calculate hydropower potential using the hydraulic head and inflow among others. The problem is I do have estimate of head. ...
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Replacing Null values with field calculator

My goal is to use the field calculator to replace null values. I am trying to replace nulls in the ToDate_Time with the FmDate_Time. When I run the code below the results window says that it worked ...
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Difference between Spline (spatial analyst) and Geostatistical Analyst?

Why the interpolation result of Spline with Tension in the Spatial Analyst is different from the that in the Geostatistical Analyst (both in ArcGIS 10), including their minimum values, maximum values, ...
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Opening geoprocessing tools causes ArcGIS to hang

I am getting the same problem as http://forums.arcgis.com/threads/19468-Opening-tools-causes-ArcMap-to-freeze-crash That is, when I open any geoprocessing tool in ArcCatalog (might happen in ArcMap ...
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IExtension.Startup() not launching when ArcMap starts?

I have an ArcGIS 10 extension that will not launch .Startup() when ArcMap loads. I can get it to hit when I go to Customize->Extensions and un-check/re-check the extension name. Is there a setting ...
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What parts of ArcGIS 9.3 Geoprocessor Programming Model diagram are not relevant for ArcGIS 10?

The geoprocessor programming model was an excellent tool for python scripting using ArcGIS 9.3. There is still no equivalent diagram for ArcGIS 10 - although there is a request on the ArcGIS ideas ...
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Using String Functions (LEFT, RIGHT, MID) in Select By Attributes against a File Geodatabase using ArcMap 10

I finally (albeit reluctantly) made the switch from a personal geodatabase (pGDB) to a file geodatabse (fGDB) not too long ago. The main reason it took so long to switch has to do with how Select by ...
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How to get all field names from table using arcpy.ListFields?

I have a table: , Script at ModelBuilder's "calculate values": Expression: a("%path%") Code BLOCK: def a(path): fields = arcpy.ListFields(path,"FID_*") for field in fields: return ...
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GIS route creation from street names

I have a list of streets comprising 300+ routes. Each route (in text) lists 4-5 street names where the route should take place. I would like to create each route, that is, plot the street names and ...
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Finding crossing lines in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a network of lines (pipes) and I want to be able to show the difference between an intersecting line and a crossing line. I was wondering if there is a tool for generating points on all ...
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Arcobjects ConstructBuffers produces Error -2147220889?

I use the Esri-function ConstructBuffers in my arcobjects program. The call of this method produces a Error with code -2147220889. Looking up the error constants it says: ...
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How can i convert a raster from continuous to discrete?

I have a tiff that is 'invalid' for a lot of tools and will not let me view the attribute table. I think this is because it is "continuous" rather than "discrete". Does anybody know how to convert it ...
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cartographic line develop spikes when applied offset value

version: ArcGIS 10 I am using a number of lines in certain polygon. As I apply offset value to the outline, spikes/kinks are produced as shown in the picture. Any solutions to remove the spikes and ...
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Does IDW interpolation in ArcGIS Geostatistical analyst work as exact interpolation method?

As we know, Inverse distance weighted (IDW) is an exact interpolation method, which means the interpolated values of the known samples should be the same with its original observed values. But when I ...
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arcpy.mapping.ListLayoutElements() takes longer in tool than in ArcMap?

Has anyone else noticed that accessing elements from arcpy.mapping.ListLayoutElements() through a tool script takes longer than within ArcMap? Whether using a specific name, wildcard or nothing, the ...
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Burning stream network into DEM layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working on a DEM that in an area where there is little relief. I would like to 'burn' the river network into the DEM so I can calculate flow accumulation and flow length accurately. I am ...
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Where are wrappers for .NET and ArcGIS 10x?

With prior versions (to ArcGIS 10x) of ArcGIS, the .NET wrappers used to be placed in a dotnet directory. Where are they located with 10x? With prior versions, I used the absence or presence of ...
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Creating all labels in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a set of polygons in ArcGIS 10, which I want to label. Despite setting the Unplaced label icon to "on" and using an expression for the label (so that all objects should be labelled), not all ...
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Debugging ArcPy scripts?

I have written many Python scripts using ArcPy in ArcGIS 10, and so far my only means of debugging is restricted to printing messages to the geoprocessing results window using arcpy.AddMessage(). ...
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Set a theoretical (not empirical) variogram in ArcGIS Geostatistical Analyst

I'm trying to do some Unconditional Gaussian Simulations using the Gaussian Geostatistical Simulation tool (see here). However, I don't have any data that I am doing this from - just a theoretical ...
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Getting transparent graphics in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a point layer symbolized with a logo I created. I have the layer set to 50% transparency. I would like to manually rearrange these logos by converting these symbols to graphics. Once I ...
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ArcGIS layer transparency Issues

I'm using ArcGIS 10, working on the district boundaries of a country. I need to show certain cycles of a distribution and some of the districts are (partly/completely) covered in each cycle. Is there ...
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Batch shapefile merge, with adding and calculating field

I have over 60 shapefiles, all in their own folders. I'm looking to add a field titled "Name" and then populate it with the name of the shapefile. I want to be able to do this so that I can then ...
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Installing Pythonwin for use with ArcPy?

I have ArcGIS 10.0 And installed pythonwin 2.6.5 When wrote a script in Python Shell - it works just fine But in pythonwin - i get import arcpy error as below >>> import arcpy Traceback ...
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Automatically create point based on location of polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a task that makes me so confused to figure out. I have a layer Houses (Polygon), and i have to create points at the locations of the house. Like the picture i attached here, left or right of ...
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Move Extent Locator Display python error

I am trying to use ESRIs generated python code to move around my Extent Data Frame based on location of my Main Line shapefile, as to not have the Data Frame over top of the main line when developing ...
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Why does the method partCount in ArcGIS always give back a value of 1?

Does anyone knows why method "partCount" in arcgis version 10.0 always gives me back value 1, even when I have object with interniorring or multipart object? partnum = 0 partcount = feat.partCount ...
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write multiple statistics analysis into the same output file with arcpy

How can I add multiple stats from the arcpy.Statistics_analysis to a single output file. Can I create a text file instead of a table ? Using one of the examples in help.arcgis, if I add other stat ...
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Georeferencing PNG in ArcMap based off of data frame corners?

First, in Arcmap I set the data frame exactly equal to the page layout (2'hx3'w) and exported my hillshade, DEM, etc one after the other from layout view so that they were all the exact same size and ...
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How to convert LAS to GRID/Raster for ArcGIS input?

I was wondering if there is an option to convert LAS (LIDAR data) to raster or GRID format that ArcGIS could read it.
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Executing ArcMap AddIn function when there is mouse click on map?

I am developing an add-in for ArcMap 10.0 where I need to execute code when there is a click on the map open. How do I do this? I am using VB in Visual Studio 2010. I also need to get the coordinates ...
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Getting Z component from point in ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I am trying to get the z value from PointZ geometry from an ArcGIS map service, using the identify task. Setting returnGeometry=true only returns XY even though the Z value is there. I can see the z ...
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clipping or masking a raster by individuale polygons in a feature layer

I have a shape file(polygon) layer consisted of 4 polygons and I have a raster. I want to calculate statistics for every raster part which is beneath any of these polygons. I tried the following ...
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ArcToolbox 9.3 converted to ArcGIS 10 not working in ArcMap 9.3?

I added a custom toolbox created for 9.3.1 to a ArcGIS Desktop 10 ArcMap. Now it seemed to have disappeared. I can't add it to ArcMap 9.3.1. Is there a way to convert it back if that is even the ...
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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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Writing process to load *.nc files using ModelBuilder?

I need to write some model which will allow me to load data (*.nc)- many files with different names and save as tiff files. Input - *.nc files Output - *.tiff files (32 Float) I m completely new in ...
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Clipping raster with polygon for band-by-band output using ArcGIS Desktop?

How do you clip a raster image with a polygon shapefile so that the output is multiple clipped rasters, each one a band (i.e., clipped raster band 1, band 2, and so on)? I've tried the clip tool for ...
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Getting First and Last Point coordinates of Polyline with Field Calculator in ArcGIS Desktop?

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 ...
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How to find NetworkAnalysis extension with ArcObjects?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 My code: IAoInitialize init = new AoInitializeClass(); var a= ...
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Add Layers to Arcmap 10 Crashes

Would anyone know the reason why this happens? and possibly a way to fix it. I am stumped In the following code. The first addlayer works, but crashes on the second addlayer with a 'vshost32.exe has ...