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GPS post processing - Differential Correction

I have a large set of collected GPS points that I'm pulling into Arcgis from SQL and creating an xy event layer to then map them. The fields for the points are as follows: recorded, lat, long, ...
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How to save and reload legend settings using Python?

Maybe you can help me with maybe a strange question. I know how to change settings of a legend individually by arcpy (like: Patch, Title, Items, Columns, Frame, Element Size&Position, etc.), but ...
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Data Driven Pages reading angles in attribute tables question

Is there a way to emulate the Data Driven Pages process (ArcGIS 10) of reading angles (rotation) in a polygon shape file? Screen shot of the DDP window with rotation field and corresponding attribute ...
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Performance issues after upgrading from 9.2 to ArcGIS Mobile release 10 [closed]

We have recently upgraded an application originally written for ArcGIS mobile release 9.2 to the release 10. Even though we have just made a code conversion (no code refractory was applied), the ...
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Coordinate grid display on a rotated map

I have a series of maps that require me to rotate my data frame within my layout screen (north "rarely" points up in these maps). I ONLY want to show east coordinates on the top/bottom and ONLY north ...
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How to create a shortcut (a button) for “Make this the only selectable layer” in Python 2.6?

I'm trying to create a script in Python 2.6 to make a button or a keyboard shortcut for "Make This The Only Selectable Layer". I came across the following VBA scripts on the net, but the problem is ...
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Converting KML to layer in ArcGIS 10 - nothing happens

I have converted many KML files to layer in ArcGIS many times before without any problem. I just did a conversion (Arc Toolbox>Conversion tools> KML to layer) and the file is showing up in the table ...
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ArcToolbox Create Replica tool advanced options

I am trying to create a two-way Replica of my SDE database to another SDE database in ArcGIS 10.0 If I use the Create Replica wizard from the 'Distributed Geodatabase' toolbar in ArcMap I am able to ...
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How to create a graphic point by xy value?

I have implemented this code to create point event layer by xy text file, however I'm wondering how to create a point graphic by xy value? This script draws point graphic by mouse down. When I ...
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How do I change the scale of one map sheet within a map series in MPS Atlas

I am using MPS Atlas and have a large map series (almost 300 map sheets) with the Areas Of Interest defined by the polygons of a feature class with a 100 m buffer on each polygon. This works well for ...
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Can I delete only tables, or only objects sharing a string of text, from a geodatabase?

I've got about 1000 tables in a geodatabse that I need to delete. They are named IntersectedBuffers_1, IntersectedBuffers_2, etc, and they're the only tables in the database. Could someone please ...
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Fields from a selected feature set are missing when gp.submitJob(..)--in Flex— pushes feature set to geoprocessing service (in Python)

I am extending existing query functionality that I have added to the ArcGIS Flex Viewer. I would like to extract the results from a query--which consists of a FeatureSet--into a .gdb. In order to do ...
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Is it possible to export a layer with a related table to kml/kmz and view related data in Google Maps?

I have a polygon shapefile with a related table in ArcGIS 10. When I use the "Layer to KML" tool to export the shapefile and then load it into Google Maps, it doesn't see the related data. I would ...
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Use arcpy.mapping to list broken data layers?

I want to list all the broken links in all mxds in a server drive. But whenever I try I get an error come up. Can someone use a specific example, say the drive is D drive, how would I put it into ...
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How to convert raster data into regularly sampled points?

I am wondering if there's another way to convert raster data (ex: DEM) into regularly sampled points. I've used Raster to Point under ArcToolbox previously, but if the raster data is huge, that's a ...
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flex to java trying to get started on the plan

I have as suggested recently on this forum been "playing" with arcgis server. For reasons perhaps not obvious to "real" programmers I have built a fairly extensive series of web mapping applications ...
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Is there an advanced way to label in ArcMap so that the label will not be dropped?

Is there an advanced way to label in ArcMap so that the label will not be dropped?
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Georeferenced image goes “out of scale” upon reopening in ArcMap

We have several ArcGIS 10 map documents containing fully georeferenced images (projected UTM 16N). We also digitised them by tracing over features in the image into shapefiles. Everything seems to ...
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Loaded shapefile into SDE without spatial proj creates problem

Via a Python script - various shapefiles were loaded into SDE with no spatial reference set. This causes a strange problem - when you view the featureclass in ArcCatalog (geography view) - it shows ...
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Time estimates on building overviews for mosaic datasets

I'm trying to create some time estimates for imagery caching in ArcGIS 10. Does anyone know of any forumlas or ratios to calculate the time it takes to generate overviews for a mosaic dataset? ...
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Importing legacy shapefiles and attribute information to geodatabase

I am trying to take older sewer/water system shapefile data with limited, but important attribute information and importing it in to a feature class in a geodatabase, while keeping the attribute ...
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Proper disposal of layers

I have a group layer. Its purpose is to show feature layers over a base map. Those feature layers are logically grouped into categories and we provide the ability to add/remove whole categories ...
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arcpy: check for same record in cell above and below

After using the find duplicates in arcmap 10, I want to check if the feat sequence ("find duplicates" marks all records with the same attributes with the same number [in "feat_seq"] and creates a ...
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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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Get all features in extent not working correctly in PageLayoutControl

I want to get all features in the current extent of my PageLayoutControl's ActiveView. I got it working for a MapControl as described here. With my PageLayoutControl it seems that I don't get the ...
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How to export aerial imagery as layers in layered PDF?

I want to show aerial imagery as layers in my pdf, so people can turn them on and off (e.g historical images). However according to ESRI images become merged when exported as a layered pdf. What is ...
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ArcGIS - How do I group corner-touching contiguous polygons?

Using ArcGIS 10, I have a Feature Class which I converted from a Raster (GRID) (Raster To Polygon Tool). There are approx. 180,000 polygons. The attribute table contains a [grid_code] field which ...
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How to delete multiple feature classes simultaneously?

I created a number of feature datasets to temporarily store the output of some ModelBuilder models. Each dataset contains several thousand feature classes, and the idea was that I could just delete ...
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How to package up a Python script for an end user to run

I have a Python script that I have made to some basic data management tasks. I want to package up a Python script in a nice user friendly way for an end user to run, they do not know how to run ...
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Convert Features to Graphics

I want to convert selected features to graphics and keep the featuere symbology. I was thinking I could just call the UID command below, however it seems to not be working? Dim pUID As New UID ...
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How to speed up batch watershed delineation?

Hi this is probably a longer-winded question than it needs to be, but please bear with me. I have a large number of pour points - approximately 250,000 for which I want to delineate the upstream ...
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making a mask with arcmap 10

I have a grid layer and a shapefile representing a closed boundary. I need to make a new grid as big as my current grid but with values equal 1 inside the closed boundary shapefile and -999 for grids ...
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How to send someone a file of a custom python script with all parameters for the popup interface already defined?

I have a python script in ArcGIS 10 that when clicked, has a popup for a user to choose parameters. I would like to send this file to someone else. While I could send them the python code and have ...
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Increased memory usage while zooming and dragging

I have a problem that deals with memory. When I run my GIS program, it uses 495K from my memory after 1 minute. And it continues to work with same value. But when I zoom in / zoom out / drag the ...
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How to remove numeric characters from alphanumeric value in field calculation?

I have a field containing alphanumeric values in the following format: A-AA00 Sometimes they are also A-AAA0 I need a Python script I can put in the field calculator in ArcMap 10 that will at ...
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Excel object does not display more than 19 fields in ArcMap 10

I have an A0 map. I want to put a table underneath it. I want to insert an Excel object as the table. When I do this, the size of the table is 19 fields/columns. I cannot increase this number of ...
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Is there an effective limit to the geoprocessing task Geocode Addresses?

The issue I face has the following background: We are geocoding an immense directory of records. It is something in excess of 100 million addresses. I have split the addresses up into as small a ...
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Do ArcGIS SpatialReference object factory codes correspond with EPSG numbers?

I've got a project where I'm reading in geometry objects from text files to put them in ArcSDE. These geometry objects have an associated EPSG code, and I'm looking for a way to ensure they're in the ...
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Can ArcGIS 9 and 10 coexist peacefully on same computer?

We have a copy of Hawths tools that only work in ArcGIS 9.3, so I would like to keep it on my computer. However, most of the work we do in our lab is done with ArcGIS 10. Therefore, would it be OK to ...
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ArcGIS 10 Add-In Does not Work on Other computers

I developed a user form that allows user to edit feature attributes in visual basic 2008. vb.net. The add-in's that I built work great on my computer, but when I tried it on another, it crashes ...
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Counting number of points in a point shapefile - ArcGIS 10.0 / arcpy

I assumed this would be an easy thing to do. I'm loading a point shapefile into a map like this: layer = arcpy.mapping.Layer(file_name) Is there a way to get the number of points in the shapefile? ...
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Exception from HRESULT Error - Update Attributes

I have a form that allows users to update attribute information for selected features...but I'm recieving the error: "Exception from HRESULT: 0x80041051" when it tries to update the data. I'm using ...
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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 'burn' a stream network into a DEM layer in ArcGIS 10?

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 using ...
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Selecting polygons by number of sides

I'm using ArcGIS 10 to build some figures for a journal article. One is a figure of an unstructured finite element mesh of triangles spanning the western Atlantic Ocean. I exported this mesh from ...
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Reconcile Versioned Geodatabase with only DEFAULT version?

Follow up to this: Spatial Database Connection String I am trying to reconcile a versioned geodatabase that has only one version, DEFAULT. I am following the steps from the ESRI documentation: A ...
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How to use ArcGIS functionality in Python without running ArcMap (e.g. separate editor/environment)

I'm trying to take the next step in programming ArcGIS with Python and see if its actually possible to run my script/code without having to load ArcMap and paste them into the Python window. I imagine ...
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ArcMap v10 - Polygon Layer - Keeping one polygon above another

I have a shapefile with polygons of differing colors. I am using a white hash pattern to represent partial ownership. In short - Polygon #1 is Green and Polygon #2 is a White Hash pattern. ...
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Remove Holes Existing Within a Single Polygon in ArcGIS 10

I have a shapefile that consists of a single polygon. I have gaps within the polygon that need to be eliminated. The resultant dataset shoulde be a single, solid polygon. I have tried implementing ...
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Is there an ArcGIS Symbol Library PDF for ArcGIS 10.x, an index for symbols/line weights?

ESRI has an old set of PDFs from 2004 showing all the symbols available in ArcGIS at the time and their names. I don't need it often but if I'm searching for a certain symbol and don't know its name ...