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Direct connect to PostgreSQL without ArcSDE? [duplicate]

I have postgreSQL installed on my machine.My machine already has ArcGIS 10. No Sde installed. Can we create geodatabase in PostgreSQL with out installing ArcSDE? Jay Cummins is right. I am intended ...
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Is Data Interoperability Extension for ArcGIS Server required to extract data in .dgn format?

I am trying to create a Geoprocessing Task in my .mxd to in order to extract data to .SHP and .DGN formats which will be utilized in a data extraction tool for a web application. Right now, there is ...
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Displaying Esri Grid Format correctly in ArcMap?

I think I've come across a Bug in ArcMap 10 in displaying rasters. This particular model comes from the USGS GAP Species dataset with metadata hosted here. I'd like to know if anyone else has ...
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Map Algebra in VB.NET Add-In Tool

I'm trying to run a map algebra expression in a vb.net add-in, and can't seem to get it to work. It's a roving window that interpolates noData areas in a DEM. The expression works in the Python window,...
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Question on Exporting data from 'collect values' output in ArcGIS model builder

I have a question regarding an answer to "Exporting data from 'collect values' output in ArcGIS model builder". I'm trying to do the same thing as the author to that question and I've followed the ...
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How do I re-use a dataframe in ArcGIS 10.0 without ArcMap crashing?

I have a large map with an inset. In Arc9.3 I was able to copy that inset data frame into another mxd to use again as another inset - it is set up exactly how it is needed. Rather than re-build a new ...
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Changes in synchronized replica not shown in ArcMap or ArcCatalog without refreshing

I am synchronizing a one-way replica in ArcEditor using Python. I tried adding RefreshActiveView and RefreshCatalog to the code, but I still need to refresh the synchronized database to see the ...
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Remove spatially duplicate features using ModelBuilder

I am creating a model to remove features which are duplicated within a polygon feature class. Most of the features are duplicated once, but about a quarter have up to three or four exact copies. I do ...
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Exporting multiple featureclasses to shapefiles using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have many feature classes in a geodatabase and I need to save/export them into shapefiles. Any Ideas? Click on every single layer -> export is not a good option, due to the number of feature ...
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Arcgis IPolygon(System.__comObject) and ILine2 (Esri.Arcgis.LineClass) intersection

Currently i am developing a Server Object Extension. On my project i am creating a new line class with LineClass myLine = new LineClass(); and getting a polygon from client as JsonObject than ...
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Creating shapefile showing footprints of Rasters?

I have around 1,000 satellite images in tiff format, and I want to create a shapefile which will serve as an index to the rasters. This is something similar to a raster catalog, but I do not want to ...
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Search if field exists in feature class

I have a few dozen feature classes, one of which contains the field I am looking for. They are stored in several different file geodatabases. Is there a quick way of searching each feature class to ...
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set wrong GPS unit in “degree” and want to change to “meter” in GIS while editing

I want to edit the GPS result in ArcGIS, but I found that there is a problem. I set the wrong unit while I used the GPS outside , and the unit is "degree". Although the coordinate system is correct, I ...
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Batch intersect from a text file using Python (ArcGIS)

I am attempting to modify my code below which reads from a text file of shapefiles and executes an intersect and outputs them to a user specified location: import arcpy, sys, os from arcpy import env ...
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get style item name of one marker symbol

i used next code to load a symbol with specific style.. now i need to do the opposite operation.. i mean, i have one symbol and i want to know it's style. is it possible? private ISymbol ...
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Unable to create a geometric network in a PostgreSQL Spatial Database Connection

I've created in ArcCatalog a Spatial Database Connection to an PostgreSQL database server. I've imported there all my data (from a local hard drive) and now I want to edit them. But apparently I ...
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Transparency in ArcMap Graphic Elements

Is it possible to apply transparency to graphic elements in an ArcMap layout? I'm specifically refering to a neatline -- a box containing my legend, source info, scale bar, etc.
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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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Draw a circle in ArcGIS map

I have Center point(Latitude,longitude) for a place and radius. How to draw a circle/polygon on an ArcGIS map using Latlong and radius(also need WKT string). I am new to ArcGIS & do not have much ...
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Vehicle Routing Problem - Cost Calculation According to the furthest point in route

Certain logistics companies do not calculate their costs according to the total distance travelled but according to the furthest point in the route. In our problem, Vehicle Routing Problem do not ...
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How to change data type in Excel file before creating feature class?

I am trying to import data from Excel spreadsheets where each point coordinate has a 'datetime' timestamp (e.g. "2012-06-01 14:45:32") associated to it. When I check the table properties ArcGIS 10 ...
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How to serve raster mosaic to AutoCad Map 3D from ArcGIS Server without its Image extension?

We are looking for a way to serve all the raster datasets we've collected over the years as a mosaic we have built in ArcGIS so that the AutoCAD department can simply import the mosaic and it will ...
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is it possible to convert 9.3 lyr to 10 lyr

I have a customer who sent me a lyr file in 9.3 and I am using 10, is there a way to import it in. It seems to hang up whenever I attempt to open it! Thanks
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Using Adobe Illustrator files from CloudMade in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Anyone here able to enlighten me with your knowledge of Adobe Illustrator files? I have spent several hours trying to find a way to view an Adobe Illustrator (.ai) file from CloudMade. Is there a ...
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How to get selected Features/Geometry from Windows Clipboard in ArcMap/C#?

I have a custom tool in ArcMap 10. The Workflow is the following: Select Features in a Layer with the "Select Features by Rectangle" tool Copy the Features to the Clipboard using STRG+c Select the ...
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Using Batch Project Script to read from a text file as Input

I was wondering how I would modify the code of the Batch Project script shown below, to read from a text file of shapefile names as input. A sample of the textfile is shown under the code: #Import ...
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Filter Points Layer by Polygon Layer

I come from the Java world and go straight to C# and ArcGis 10 (I have to make a simple task for the university). So this means I don't really know much of C# but I can live with it and don't know ...
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“Field Mapping” in ArcGIS 10 - ArcPy

I've wrote a Python script that does a spatial join and some simple calculations. My problem is with setting the merge rule for one specific field, and leaving the rest of the fields as is. For ...
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The correct definition of ESRI geodatabase

Iet's see if i can explain my question correctly. As the title says I'm looking for an definition of the databasetype that you create in ArcCatalog, file geodatabase and personal geodatabase. The ...
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Why does a tool not call its constructor or OnActivate() method?

I'm working on an add-in for ArcMap 10.0 in .Net version 3.5. It was finely added in arcgis desktop 10.0 as addin tool and working finely. I added some code in the addin project and build that ...
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ArcGIS 10: How to clip point buffer to features in another layer?

I'm on a steep learnig curve here, so aplogies if my question is a one-banana problem. In ArcGIS 10 I have a contour layer that was generated from an ESR ASCII raster file (batyhmetry of the South ...
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Editing MosaicDataset attributes

Good morning!, I'm trying to access and edit an MosaicDataset (I need to edit the MaxPS/MinPS fields) But I can't find a way to access them programmatically.. Doe's anyone know how can I edit these ...
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Creating ArcSDE feature class in MS SQL Server?

Unfortunately I am totally dumb when it comes to programming, and very new to databases (mainly because I studied geography), so : I have a Microsoft SQL Database Server, and a ArcSDE geodatabase. I ...
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Cause of selected [ArcSDE 10] feature dataset does not contain any feature classes which can participate in topology?

When trying to create a topology for a polygon feature class in ArcSDE 10. I right click the feature dataset that the feature class resides and try to create a new topology. I get an error saying, "...
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Two machines running the same arcpy based software - only one is leaking memory [closed]

Ok, so I'm running a rather large Python application based on arcpy on two separate machines - one of them is leaking memory and one is not. Both are running the same operation in the software. The ...
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What ArcGIS geoprocessing tools support exporting tabular data to CSV?

I have found that most if not all geoprocessing tools that allow tabular output are limited to geodatabase tables and DBF files for supported output formats. Are there any that also support CSV output?...
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Calculating shape perimeter/area per zone in ArcGis 10

How can I calculate geometrical features of polygon (perimeter and area) per zone (similar to zonal stats for rasters)? I have a square fishnet (approx 20x35, 1 square kilometer each) and I need to ...
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Recreating A Lat/Long Grid Using a Specified Formula

I'm trying to recreate the Gridded Mercury emissions 2000 (0.5 x 0.5 degree grid) designed by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme. The file is in ASCII format, but without any coordinates. ...
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Clipping raster to multiple rasters for each parcel using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a raster aerial photo. I have county wide parcel data. I want to clip/screen shot the raster at each individual parcel. Think of this application - a post card with an image of your house --...
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Select only features within the layout view

I want to create a tool layer in ArcGIS10 that will select only features within the current layout view so that I can add the attribute table to the layout and only show attributes for the selected ...
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Get the geometry from the lasso selection tool

I'm building an Add-in solution in ArcGIS 10 that contains a custom tool. I'd like to borrow the functionality of the lasso selection tool without reinventing the wheel. Is there a way to intercept ...
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Programmatically adding shapefile to data frame in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I have a toolbox with python script which creates a shapefile from JSON txt file, but it does not show the generated shapefile in arcmap, i have to add it from the output location. What code shall I ...
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Can I share ArcGlobe bookmarks with ArcScene and vice versa?

I am working on a flyover animation and would like to be able to seamlessly go between ArcGlobe and ArcScene and the other way around. I tried saving and using the bookmarks in but this does not seem ...
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Large dataset processing via cloud computing

I need to process a large dataset. Aside from processing locally on my computer, can I install, for instance, arcgis10 on a cloud service like amazon. I don't have esri server, only arcgis10. I'm ...
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Is there an export feature to shapefile with send to FTP model out there?

Is there a model already built for this simple process? Can ModelBuilder do this? Export feature to shapefile Delete fields Rename shapefile Post to FTP site Run this process every Friday It would ...
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Can't add map service (map cache) to mxd

When trying to add a map service (in this case a map cache service) to an ArcMap project, I keep getting an error that says: Could not add specified data object to the map. Could not connect to the ...
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Outputting results message from spatial statistics tool to text file using Python?

I'm using the following tool in ArcGIS 10 - Calculate Distance Band from Neighbor Count (Spatial Statistics). I'm using a python script to execute this tool several times on different shapefiles: ...
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Arcpy Max Value per Group in One Field

I have a point shapefile that have two attributes that I want to extract from them. These two fields are "Group" and "Distance" I want to grab the maximum "distance" from each unique number in the ...
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Get map service info ESRI silverLight

Been using Esri JavaScript for a while but just started trying out the silverlight API but things are not going smoothly! Tasks that I used to accomplish easily with Javascript is now proving ...
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Find the intersection of two rasters

I have two raster images, Boolean classified (1 or 2). They overlap in given areas. I need a raster that is only the overlapping sections. Using Arcinfo 10. Answer can only use raster methods, no ...