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Label Selected Features Only

OK, I've been labeling using the LabelEngine and simple expressions and it is working for every layer. I want to offer the option of labeling only selected features and thought it would be this ...
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Find crossing lines in ArcGIS

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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create border and labels for groups of features in arcmap

I am relatively new to GIS, so please bear with me if my question is a basic one. I have a simple map of the parishes (counties) in Louisiana, and each of the parishes has an associated regional ...
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How to create a color ramp in ArcGIS10 where the zero value is represented by white?

I have a simple problem which (to me) seems to be difficult to solve in ArcGIS. The map I plot is a GeoTIFF with emission data. I use a default algorithmic color ramp (rainbow) to do so. Now I would ...
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what is the syntax for a Maximum operator in ArcGIS

The requested maximum operator is a function that produces a new raster with the highest values on a cell-by-cell basis from an array of coincident input rasters. It is the kind of Maximum Support ...
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Multiprocessing Errors - ArcGIS implementation

I was wondering if anyone else in the community here has attempted to use multi-processing for spatial analyses. Namely I am trying to iterate through a series of rasters, create a multiprocessing job ...
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First attempt using ArcObjects: ESRI's Add-ins example unclear

I've come to realize that scripting ArcGIS 10.0 with Python imposes too many limitations for my goals with ArcGIS, so I've decided to bite the bullet and delve into ArcObjects. Apparently, using ...
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Why is an XML file with the same name being created when I save an MXD?

In the last couple of days, everytime I save an mxd file an xml file is created with an identical file name (obviously with .xml rather than .mxd at the end) in the same folder that I've saved the mxd ...
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Spatial Analyst Cell Statistics tool in Python gives inaccurate results

My question is similar to the Cell Statistics gives Wrong Answer question. In Python, I'm using the MINIMUM parameter to execute the cell statistics tool on several reclassified rasters ('0's and ...
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Change “Default” label in label manager Arc 10

Does anyone know if there is a way to change the Default Label in the Label Manager for ArcGIS 10? Otherwise is there a way to mass label features. I have about 500 feature layers in this MXD and in ...
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How to enable MapTips in ArcGIS Engine? (ArcGIS 10)

My organization is working on a new version of our software using ArcGIS Engine. Previous versions of the software (running on ArcGIS Engine 9.3) displayed MapTips fine as long as they were enabled in ...
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Unable to Provide Input for a MultiValue Parameter Script Tool

I have the following script: #Import ArcPy site package import arcpy from arcpy import env from arcpy import Raster from arcpy.sa import ZonalStatistics from arcpy.sa import CreateConstantRaster # ...
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What happens to a feature class when importing to a feature dataset?

I am creating a model that needs to ensure that all input datasets end up in the same coordinate system (among other things). I was originally going to batch project all of the datasets whether they ...
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How to select all dangling polyline features with Arcview license?

I have a city roads shp file and would like to identify (select) all the locations where a roads ends (in other words dangles). I am working in ArcView 10. I do not want to use a topological tool ...
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can I extract overlap of polygons within the same layer?

I am trying to extract the overlap of polygons that are within the same layer in 10. The layer came from a buffered street centerline and I'm trying to extract and delete the intersections from the ...
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How are Class Extensions associated with a Feature Class in ArcGIS v10?

In ArcGIS 9.x if a Feature Class is registered with a Class Extension the CLSID of the extension is recorded in a table in the sde schema called sde.GDB_OBJECTCLASSES (EXTCLSID field). However in ...
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Has anyone found a workaround the IMemoryBlobStream.LoadFromFile() error

As far as I am aware, you will get an error if you try to load large file sizes using the function IMemoryBlobStream.LoadFromFile(). Has anyone found some workaround code to load a file into a ...
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Can “Getting to know ArcGIS Desktop” for version 9 be used as a tutorial for version 10?

I am a GIS n00b. Our company has ArcGIS 10 desktop, and since it is multi-user license, I was allowed to install on my computer. I was given a copy of "Getting to know ArcGIS desktop" but it is for ...
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Build and export PDF maps using ArcObjects?

I have a series of featureclasses and rasters generated using ArcObjects and calls to the Geoprocessor. I have the paths to the output, which are located in a file geodatabase. How can I use ...
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Deploying to ArcGIS 10 Server .NET/Java

We're in the process of transforming a lot of 9.1 ArcServer/ArcObjects etc applications to ArcGIS Server 10. However, we're unsure as to licensing on 10. As I understand it, I cannot, according to ...
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Using a value from "iterate feature selection' to calculate a field

I'm trying to streamline a model that identifies all zones that intersect each parcel in our Local Government Area (eg. Parcel x has Zone B1, B2 and E4). I am trying to make use of iterators in ...
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Batch Processing 400 MODIS HDF4 Files Using Several Tools In ArcGIS 10

This is my first post, I hope I don't screw it up. We have about 400 MODIS HDF4 files we are looking to batch process in the ArcGIS 10 or Python environment. The tools we are looking to use are ...
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Why is a Merge process via ArcObjects extremely slow?

In one of my arcobjects-based GIS tools I have a process which takes an array of shapefile paths and uses them as inputs with the ESRI.ArcGIS.DataManagement.Merge tool. I run it via a Geoprocessor ...
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Creating Data Frame or Group Layer using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I am attempting to write some Python code which creates a blank data frame or group layer which can then be populated with other layers. I'm at a loss as to how to do this since I'm somewhat new to ...
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Why is an extra field necessary when creating point shapefile from csv files in Python?

I have a Python script that creates a point shapefile from a csv file within a Python script. This script gives me a ValueError for the longitude field (LON) if there isn't an extra nonsensical field ...
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ArcGIS Server Manager keeps getting COM errors

I am using ArcGIS Server 10 on IIS6. While publishing out mapping services/restarting services/deleting services, I keep getting various COM errors like the one below..after viewing the Event log it ...
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Superimpose grid on points, then aggregate points within each grid cell

I have a vector of presence/absence values (1,0) and a matrix of x,y coordinate data (projected) specifying the spatial position of each value (about 25,000 in total). I'd like to aggregate the point ...
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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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Set Numeric Format for Class Breaks Labels?

Why doesn't this code change the numeric format of the labels generated when I build this renderer? When I execute the set_Break() this nnumeric format is correctly set in the renderer but I still get ...
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Why is the Edit Vertices button (Draw Toolbar) enabled for some annotations but disabled for others?

I keep running into this: Export Labels in Layer A & B to annotations (In Map, In current extent only) Enable Focus Data frame Click on annotation exported from Layer A Click the Edit Vertices ...
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Making Labels Scale Correctly

I asked a question before about whether it was possible to scale labels and I was correctly pointed to the IAnnotateLayerTransformationProperties.ReferenceScale property. What would like to know now ...
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Multiple Conditional Reclassification - ArcGIS

This is a question out of curiosity rather than a problem as I am not the most experienced with raster datasets and I wonder if there is a better solution to my current approach. I am trying create a ...
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Efficiently finding the 1st order neighbors of 200k polygons

For every one of the 208,781 Census block groups, I'd like to retrieve the FIPS IDs of all of its 1st order neighbors. I have all the TIGER boundaries downloaded and merged into a single 1GB ...
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Parameters for python script: how to provide a user interface that lists a tool's available value options?

I have several scripts that I have working from inside PythonWin. I am now experimenting with running these from inside ArcMap 10.0 so I can have a user define the parameters of the script. An ...
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Remove Layer Labels

public void LabelOff( IActiveView view, IGeoFeatureLayer geoFeatureLayer ) { IAnnotateLayerPropertiesCollection annotationProperties = geoFeatureLayer.AnnotationProperties; ...
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Why “DataBase Connections” mapped to “Dataset DataBase Connections” in ArcCatalog?

I am trying to Export data from a geodatabase by a existed sde file(created by ArcCatalog), the Error Messges: Executing: ExportCAD 'DataBase Connections\Connection to ...
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Flex 2.4 login page with tokens

I am using AGS security and a 2.4 flex application. I would like to login with a login screen like available in the samples. Then utilize tokens for fc security on my services. I see a sample for ...
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Inserting newlines in Rectangle Text elements via ArcPy causes overlap?

I ran across an issue the other day when I tried to use ArcPython's mapping module to edit rectangle text elements with newlines (\n) in an ArcMap document. Here's what the output looked like: ...
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How can I find the farthest point from a set of existing points?

I have a set of points as a shapefile and I want to find (the coordinates) of a new point which will have the longest possible distance from each of the existing points. Is that possible? If yes, is ...
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Custom implementation of ArcGIS function

I would like to find out what it takes to create a custom implementation of an ArcGIS function. In particular, I would like to implement GeoAnalyst.ISurfaceOp2.Visibility() in order to get it to run ...
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Extract the area of a DEM above where 60% of the region lies?

I have a DEM of a mountainous region. I'd like to extract the areas of the DEM above which 60% of the total DEM area lies. So, essentially I'd like to extract the areas representing upper portions of ...
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Looking for XSL templates using Google Charts API

Hi all im searching for examples on usage of Arcgis Desktop html popups in general, being more specific on xsl templates using google charts api on it. Any references and comments are welcome. Thanks ...
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How can I create weighted Thiessen polygons?

I have a point shape file and I create Thiessen (Voronoi) polygons programmatically using this scripting syntax: CreateThiessenPolygons_analysis (in_features, out_feature_class, fields_to_copy) ...
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How to get ArcGIS Templates in VS2010

I have a work computer which has ArcGIS desktop installed first and then VS2010 (just the way IT does it) and then templates are not available, anyone know what I need to do to see the templates? I ...
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ArcGIS tool for indicating changes in land use

I have a couple of shapefiles in which there is some information about land use (polygons) such as water, forests, soils, buildings etc. Each of the shapefiles represents a certain year of the same ...
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Print axMapControl contents with preview [closed]

I have a map with many feature layers on top of it. I would like to be able to print the map and feature layers either scaling it to fit a certain page size or printing it to actual scale thus ...
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Efficient arcpy method of points in polygon

Coming from a background of Mapinfo and Manifold, I frequently find myself frustrated with the ArcGIS SQL toolset. In both these former programs it is trivial to write a query asking, for instance, ...
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Select Feature shows outline not filled

public static void SelectBy(this IActiveView view, ILayer2 targetLayer, string filterClause, esriSelectionResultEnum selectionResult ) { IFeatureSelection featureSelection = targetLayer as ...
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Is there an se_toolkit version for ArcSDE 10?

I have the one for 9.3 downloaded--is there a version for ArcSDE 10? So far my 9.3 version of se_toolkit is working against 10 geodatabases, but I've only tried a couple of the tools(sdeping and ...
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Counting Files with a Spatial Reference using Python

I need to display a list of feature classes with an unknown spatial reference, and the number of feature classes with a spatial reference. I think I have the first part right, but having troubles with ...