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BigInt data type in SQL Server mapped as Text in ArcMap

I have a table in a SQL Server 2008 database containing a BIGINT data column. When I tried to import it into ArcMap 10, it automatically converted as Text of 8 length. This caused the records that ...
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Creating a constant elevation raster with multiple attributes

Is it possible to create a raster with a constant value with multiple attributes? Such as: rowid value count Name 1 630 36000 Forest 2 630 75000 Anthro 3 630 2600 ...
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ToolValidator not doing anything

I have created a simple script tool which has a single parameter of type "String". I have written the tool validation to disable the input field (simply trying to learn tool validation). The ...
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Obtaining friendly names for ArcMap layer data types

Using ArcObjects, is there a way to programmatically obtain the "friendly name" for a layer's data type as seen in the ArcMap Source tab for layers in a map document? e.g.: File System Raster ...
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Set Data Driven Scale from Arcpy

Is there a way to set the data driven scale from arcpy? Looking at the documentation for the DataDrivenPages class, it doesn't seem to be accessible from outside of ArcMap. The script I run within the ...
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Is it possible to define the field displayed on the Identify window in ArcMap?

I have a series of layers that are linked through relationship classes. When the user clicks on a watershed (HUC = Hyrdologic Unit Code) with the identify tool a list of species and impaired rivers/...
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Field Calculator operation is not working

I've done this 100s of times and I can't understand why it won't work! I'm trying to copy the first 8 digits of from a HUC 12 (Hydrologic Unit Code) to a new field, which represents a larger ...
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BaseCommand never show up in “Customize Toolbar Items”

I am developing in c# using ArcGIS Engine 10. I created a BaseCommand class ZoomCommandTest using BaseCommand template in Visual Studio 2010 using .Net Framework 3.5 Following is the ZoomCommandTest ...
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Is an ArcMap 10.0 Add-In compatible with ArcMap 9.3?

I'm working on an Add-In for ArcMap 10.0 in .NET version 3.5. This add-in works fine with ArcMap 10.0. Now I want to use this add-in in ArcMap 9.3. But I couldn't add Add-In .dll file in ArcMap 9.3. ...
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Replace data source of layer in ModelBuilder

After reading through the documentation about MapDocument and Layer classes, I have been trying to use the replaceDataSource method in ModelBuilder to replace the data sources of certain layers within ...
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How to make a WPF Window be a well-behaved child window of ArcMap?

I am pretty familiar with Windows Forms in ArcGIS but WPF, which I'm just starting to tinker with, seems to be a different animal. I've created an ArcMap add-in with a button that displays a Window ...
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Invalid return value: published arcgis server 10.0 toolbox

I have a published toolbox that is using conditional execution in one of its models: This works fine in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, and each sub model\script works fine when run separately from this model ...
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Applying layer file not formating labels in ARCGIS 10

I'm applying layer files in ARCGIS 10 using the ApplySymbologyFromLayer_management command via a python script tool. The symbology part works fine but the lables are not formatting. It is my ...
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Replacing NULL values in geodatabase table?

How do you update NULL values within a geodatabase table using the ArcGIS Field Calculator (service pack 4) without changing other values to NULL? I've tried the suggestions on this previous question:...
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Arcmap 10 feature with undefined coordinate system projects incorrectly when projecton is defined

I'm fairly new to GIS, and am slowly feeling my way through ArcMap 10. I have run across a problem defining the Geographic Coordinate System and projection for a feature (the feature currently has an ...
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Exporting and editing annotation feature class using ArcPy?

I would like to convert labels to annotations and make some advanced editing for these labels using ArcPy. How would I do this? I'm using a file geodatabase and ArcMap 10.
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Add date to feature class name?

I still working on my big project, big at least for me, but I am currently stuck on this: I have a lots of .shp, that I want to move to a gdb. While creating a feature class, I want to add date (YMD)...
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Select by Attribute --Top 500 values selection in attribute table - ArcGis

Is there any way we can select top 500 values in attribute table? I tried by sorting area field ascending/descending... but I can't count big numbers to select. In microsoft excell we can do know, ...
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Why may Maplex options be grayed out?

I have the Trial Version for ArcEditor 10.0 with the extensions. Using Maplex/Labeling Manager, after clicking Property, I go to "FITTING STRATEGY". all the lables (stack, overrun, reduce font size, ...
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Best method to aggregate 1m DEM mosaic to 10m DEM

I have a mosaic of a 1m LiDar derived DEM. I need to output a subset of the data as a 10m DEM. I am currently using the aggregate tool in ARCGIS 10 to produce a mean value for each new 10m pixel. ...
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Are there any free tools that can view and edit ArcGIS Map Packages?

I'm looking for a tool that can open ArcGIS Desktop 10 map packages (.mpk files) and allow in a simplified way for a third-party to add geology cross sections and well points. Any suggestions? It ...
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If statement in ModelBuilder to check if field exists

I'm trying to create the following in ModelBuilder: Set input feature class if field1 exists execute the processes in branch1 else add field1 execute the processes in branch2 ...
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Submodel not executing within main model

My main model contains the following: Workspace variable Input GDB Feature class Input Feature Class SubModel 1 that produces OUTPUT feature class Parse Path is used to obtain the name from the ...
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Extensions not installed in ArcGIS 10

I have the trial version of ArcGIS 10 (ArcEditor licence). The trial automatically installs and authorises all extensions for the trial period. However, in ArcMap I can only see Maplex, 3D Analyst and ...
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Offsetting symbology position in ArcGIS Desktop?

My data of polylines has lots of attributes to be rendered with a symbology, I made it such that each attribute of interest would be a layer. I would like to display each of these layers at the same ...
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ArcGIS Geoprocessing Script runs fine in Desktop but crashes as Geoprocessing Service?

I have a small and simple geoprocessing script that I am trying to expose as a geoprocessing service in ArcGIS Server 10 SP4. The script is below. Pardon the hard-coding... With the hard-coded ...
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Raster processing with Python or Arc raster calculator

I have 4-band NAIP imagery that require the following processing steps: Convert to 8 bit unsigned B/W Reverse (note not inverse) the image, so that dark values appear light and light values appear ...
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Assigning Raster Value to Point Data

I have a large raster layer with wind speed values assigned to each cell. I also have point data that displays locations where wind farms have been constructed. I would like to add the raster values ...
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Image does not display after clipping raster

I am using ArcGIS 10. I am trying to clip an NLCD layer from a vector polygon. I have used the Clip Raster tool in Data Management and Extract by Mask tool in Spatial Analyst among other things. My ...
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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 = arcpy.na....
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Maintain Relationship Between Feature Class and an Attribute Table After Recalculating Primary Key (Unique ID)

I have a feature class that has a unique id field. The field is populated using some basic code (using the Calculate Field tool in ArcGIS): def CalcGUID(): import uuid return'{'+str(uuid....
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Making radial flow map showing curved lines over short distances (20km) using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Esri have provided instructions on how to make a radial flow map but I think the curved lines will only be produced over a long distance, like half the globe. For short distances (20km) a geodetic ...
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Reconciling vertex modification conflicts in Geodatabase Versioning?

Is it possible to edit the same feature in ArcSDE in two different versions ... and reconcile/post version A's edits to the parent, ... and then reconcile/post version B's edits of same feature, ...
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How to clip by inidividual polygon shapes rather than by an aggregated shape consisting of all polygons in the shapefile.

I have a shapefile with overlapping polygons - network buffers around people's homes. I am trying to clip features such as tree canopy polygons and street polylines so that I can join the set of ...
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Time Slider and data driven pages

I have parcel polygon data from 1900 to 2000. Using the Time Slider tool I can animate the parcel map. I would like to parcel attribute information like grantor name as the map is populated over time....
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add definition query to layers in a group

I'm trying to develop a python code that will apply the same definition query to all layers in a specified group. I currently have a working code that will apply a definition query to all layers in ...
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Split polygons programatically

I have looked through several other questions and am still having trouble. I have a set of 103 polygons that span my entire map. Each of those polygons is divided into 36 equal sized polygons. Now ...
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Creating symbol from EMF acts like picture and blocks out surrounding vector data in ArcMap?

I have a lot of CAD blocks that I want to convert to symbol markers to use in ArcGIS 10. Everything I read says the emf is converted to vector data, but that does not seem to be the case. ...
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ArcGIS Server simple link with SQL Server database

I am using ArcGIS Server 10 to create Rich Internet Application with embeded Maps. Basicaly, I created an Optimized Map Service on ArcGIS Server, from an MXD file (produced with Arc Map). I have ...
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How to create Online IDW(Inverse Distance Weighted) Interpolation?

I have some point data which store as JSON.As follow: [["Lat":"12.12","Long":"23.23","ZValue":"123"],...]. I tried to interpolate them as contour line and displayed them on my ...
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Is there a way to programatically force RGB (3 bands) in a raster with arcpy?

I'd like to include conversion to a 3 band RGB raster in a script to prepare multiple DEMs for image processing. The input files are rasters extracted from a raster mosaic. The manual option is to ...
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Why are the special fonts in a .mxd-project not used/found?

I have a .mxd-project file from a customer which uses special fonts (TrueType). I installed these fonts in Windows but my application (mostly a MapControl) doesn't use these fonts for displaying. I ...
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Is it possible to deploy on a ArcGIS 9.3.1 machine a component created with ArcGIS 10?

We are developping a C# ArcObjects Class extension assembly. Our development machine was recently updgraded to ArcGIS 10, but when we try to install the assembly on a 9.3.1 machine, we get an R0000 ...
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Raster mosaic not displaying raster values ArcGIS 10

I have eight DEM tiles that I downloaded from the USGS National Elevation Dataset. The individual rasters are displaying correctly, but when I try to combine them in a Raster Mosaic I get arbitrary ...
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Extracting raster DEM elevations to vector attribute tables in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have an ArcMap 10 project with multiple layer groups. One layer is a raster DEM, another layer group is a bunch of vector shapefiles (including points, lines and polygons). The client wants all ...
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Geoprocessor Select By Location Using Features Instead of Layers

I have a simple spatial feature selection function that includes: public static void SelectByLocation(IFeatureClass sourceFC, ILayer selectLayer) { Geoprocessor GP = new ...
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Batch Sum Fields Script using ArcPy?

I have created a python script that batch summarizes all string fields within a fc table based on the concatenation of two fields. The script loops through a list of the fields, however it stops ...
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Is there a difference in performance between Merge and Append in ArcGIS?

Often I find myself in a situation where I don't care whether or not my tool produces a new feature class, but I do care how long it takes to combine all of my large datasets. Does it take longer to ...
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Find/Replace Double Quotes using Python Parser of ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm trying to use the Field Calculator (ArcMap 10.0) to strip out double quotes in an address field (I didn't put them in there, believe me). I've tried many incantations but am still unable to even ...
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Adding Field to Raster

Good day! I have a shapefile which contains X-specific field. I want to add this X-specific field (integer) to a raster dataset. I am using ArcGIS 10. How can I do this? Thanks.