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Clearing map cache - ArcGIS Engine

Is there a programmatic way to clear the cache of a map in ArcGIS Engine 10.0? It is apparent that there is some caching scheme operating under the covers, and I'd like to clear all of its cached ...
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field calculator syntax error

I'm trying to calculate the direction the 'generate near table' function gives me into actual directions, N, NW etc. Azimuth would be a start too. I tried this script in the field calculator but it ...
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How to list feature classes in multiple geodatabases in a folder?

I have a folder with numerous geodatabases in it. Within the geodatabases are feature classes. I would like to get a list of the feature classes in these geodatabases using a Python script. I've only ...
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How to automate point-in-polygon queries in ArcView?

Layer1 = point shapefile (multiple points, geocoded) Layer2 = polygon (1 attribute; (1,2,3...)) I want a non-gis person to be able input a single address and be told the attribute of the polygon ...
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How to map the frequency of overlapping points within an urban area?

I've been asked to do a favor for someone since I'm "the mapping guy" and could use some theoretical help by way of examples since my actual cartography skills are a little rusty. I have a series of ...
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Detect map scale from raster dataset

Let's suppose you have a raster dataset (in a folder or in a personal database). How can you detect what map scale it represents (assuming of course that all rasters have same dimensions/resolution)? ...
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ERROR 000800 when trying to snap points layer to line or buffer layer

I am very new to GIS, so go easy on me. I am using ArcCatalog 10.0 and trying to snap a set of points to another layer that has roads in it. The points represent 10th miles along the road. Here are ...
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Unable to create temporary GeoDatasets in g_g_g folders

I am converting a VBA macro that was written for ArcGIS 9.3 to a VB.NET project using the ArcGIS 10.0 .NET SDK. I am getting the following error whenever the code tries to create a temporary ...
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How to write code for downloading a file in ArcGIS 10?

I have an offline database which has lat & long coordinates. The functionality I need to provide is to have a (latitude, longitude) point which will have country and city in it. Once the user has ...
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Rotating Map Elements in ArcGIS 10.0

I have imported a shapefile whole polygon is diagonally oriented. Rather than rotate the polygon, I would like to adjust the scale bar/legend/title to fit this unique orientation. Would like to know ...
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How do I cast shadows from 3D Objects in ArcScene?

I would like to cast shadows from my 3D objects in ArcScene onto the surface and other objects. (Much like I can in SketchUp). Is it possible? If so how?
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geodatabase/workspace content viewer control [closed]

I'm in the process of developing a windows form (desktop) app that will have the ability to display content from user-provided personal geodatabases (.mbd files). I want to create a custom control ...
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Strange Behavior for TOCControl PopupMenu

The sample "TOCControlContextMenu" demonstrates how to display a context menu from the AxTOCControl. When I run this sample and right-click on the TOC control the context menu pops up and remains ...
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ArcGIS Server Publishing Geoprocessing Service

I'm modeling this ESRI tutorial for creating geoprocessing service with ArcServer and I'm getting this error when trying to publish the service: Service was published but cannot be started due to: ...
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With arcpy, how do I detect relationship classes in a file GDB (or can't I)?

I would like to be able to detect relationship classes in a file GDB. Because users of my script might have only an ArcView level license, they would not be able to manipulate the schema of a feature ...
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Why is “Replace With Model” not replacing my multipatch with a SketchUp model?

I am following the steps recommended by ESRI: extrude polyline in ArcScene Save as Layer File convert Layer file to multipatch convert multipatch to Collada import collada file to Sketchup edit ...
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DBMS and ArcSDE Architecture for Large (Mostly Non-Spatial) Dataset

I have ~1000 fixed points representing data collection stations with multiple sensors, and a csv that is ~4.5GB of values in the format: id pointid sensor measdatetime measvalue 50345 500 ...
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ctypes: bridge in python for a dll

I have a dll and I'd like to call it in python. The dll needs of parameters. Do you know how to pass a radiobutton parameter and a checkbox parameter? thanks
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How to create a shapefile in ArcGIS 10 using arcpy?

How can I create a shapefile using Python in ArcGIS 10? I have lat & long. From this I need Python code which will create a shapefile and display it in ArcGIS 10. Thanks.
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How to release the lock on a gdb?

I have problems to release my gdb in ArcGIS10. My tool works with an local gdb, but I failed to release it after the process. In Ag9.3 I can release it simply by Marshal.ReleaseComObject(workspace), ...
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Converting Microsoft Visio 2007 .vsd file to xml workspace document (without the macro)

I was just editing my geodatabase schema in Microsoft Visio and noticed that it is the new 2007 version, rather than 2003 which had a handy export tool, therefore I downloaded the ESRIExportToXML ...
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Why Intersect gives ERROR 999999: Error executing function Invalid Topology [Too many lineseg endpoints]?

I am trying to run an Intersect process in arcgis 10 sp 3 with 2 file sets (aspect and slope) from up to a 1m DEM across an area of 65,000sq km. The aspect has 9,930,384 records and the slope has ...
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Why is my Definition Query not returning any records?

I am currently working on a mapping project and only need 8 tenements out of many to appear. I have gone into the query builder to complete this and unfortunately it will not work. Into the builder a ...
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Named ITable removal

I am dynamically creating a join between a GeoFeatureLayer and an external ITable derived from a SQL query and opened with OpenQueryClass(). It works. Now if I could only delete the Join!? But even ...
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What is the interface/property in ArcObjects that corresponds to a layer's dataSource property in arcpy?

I am trying to get the "Catalog Path" of a Feature Layer's data source in the table of contents of ArcMap using ArcObjects. This is very straightforward in arcpy but seemingly not so much in ...
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ArcGIS10 Trace tool not honoring classic snapping

I have just installed service Pack 3 for ArcGIS 10 Desktop. Normally I use the new snapping environment, so I am unsure whether this is a new issue with SP3 or if it has been the case the whole time. ...
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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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Creating JPEG images of geoprocessing output using ArcObjects?

I'm running batch processing on several datasets using a standalone EXE written in .NET. There are many output files for each dataset (>25 featureclasses/rasters). For every dataset I would like to ...
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For ArcGIS tool can Illustration of Item Description be used as Thumbnail in Contents of Catalog window?

I've made a Python script tool using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 SP2 and have accessed its Item Description to Update its Illustration by browsing to a *.png file. The expected Illustration then appears in ...
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Raster Calculator dynamic map algebra expression

Is it possible to dynamically construct a Map Algebra expression that is dependent on the output of another tool, either using model builder or arcpy? For example, say I have a model that performs a ...
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Multiline VBScript Label Expressions in Arcpy

I am able to set simple label expressions, but when I try to set multiline expressions (which all VBScript expressions are) it does not get copied into the expression box properly. I have tried using ...
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Trying to instantiate geoprocessor with .Net vs 2010

Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {5374EC4C-1AA2-4829-A811-DE624ECEC23F} failed due to the following error: 80040111 ClassFactory cannot supply requested class (Exception from ...
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How to get all features in current extent

I like to add text information to each feature in the shown map extent in my MapControl/PageLayoutControl. Adding the text is not a problem, but I couldn't find a way on how to get the features. Is ...
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Display map scale (like 1:20.000) next to ScaleBar

In my PageLayoutControl I add a ScaleBar. Additionaly I like to show the map scale/ratio (e.g. "1:20.000") next to it, but didn't find a way to achieve this with the ScaleBar. Am I missing something ...
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Volume of water in basin with reference to incremental height of DAM?

I have a DEM of my area. I did watershed analysis with Arc Hydro. I want to calculate "Volume of water in a basin with reference to incremental height of DAM" Is there any method, tool to give ...
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Ensure relative path in Arcgis layer files

I'm looking for the arcgis python equivalent of the VBA How to save a layer file with a relative path. I'm using a script to change the paths in a collection of about 75 layer files before ...
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Can I view ArcScene 3D models in a free viewer such as ArcReader or another 3rd party viewer?

I would like to build a complex 3D model in ArcScene, export it and send it to someone else that does not have ArcGIS with 3D Analyst. The idea is to interactively navigate the model during a ...
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Why do ArcMap.exe processes stay open after I close ArcMap?

I realized that this is happening months ago when I was not able to alter table structure in an instance of ArcMap after another instance was closed. When, for example, I remove or add some fields to ...
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Is it possible to reproject KML using ESRI's Javascript API?

Specifically into NAD83. Google tells me that KML only supports WGS84, but I can't seem to find much info on being able to reproject KML using ESRI's Javascript API. Basically, I've got this base ...
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Will ActiveSync 4.1 work with ArcPad 10.0.2?

Because Microsoft's ActiveSync 4.5 will not work on machines with Windows XP (SP3), from what I've read I need to install ActiveSync 4.1. Has anyone tested this on ArcPad 10.0.2?
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Why does Erase give ERROR 999999 (Error executing function Invalid Topology Negative point valence)?

I am getting the following error when I try to erase a set of data from a file within a gdb. Any idea on what to do? I have done repair geometry multiple times on the input/erase datasets. I have 16GB ...
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Zoom to Feature hotkey in ArcMap Table View

In ArcMap 10 table view, is there a way to set up a hotkey that when a feature is selected, pressing say "z" is equivalent to right-click-->Zoom To? I would like to be able to highlight a record and ...
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Can I alter font size using label expression?

I have two label classes displaying dynamically over my parcel polygons. The owner info is the major label with larger font size and bellow it I am displaying some property type info in smaller font. ...
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GME use in ArcGIS 10

I have downloaded GME from spatialecology.com but I can not find a toolbar for it in ArcGIS 10. Should I be able to use GME within ArcGIS? If so, how do I add the extension. If not, how do I run GME? ...
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Disaggregating multiring polygon for editing, then recombining

BUMP? We have many rows of multi-ring polygons, displayed on a Flex front end. We need to be able to select a polygon (a row), split the rings for editing, edit them, then combine into one polygon ...
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Calculate neighborhood statistics for polygons?

I've been searching around for the answer to this (including here) and have yet to find it. I'm interested in finding out how to calculate a 'neighborhood sum' for vector, polygon data. I am aware ...
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ArcGIS - Geoprocessing creating temporary files (e.g. “g_g193”). What produces these and how can they be cleaned up?

I have a couple of ArcGIS extensions that are running a lot of geoprocessing models with a mix of ArcObjects. I've noticed that the some, as of yet unidentified, geoprocessing steps are creating ...
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Display full directory in ArcMap (10) recent file list in File Menu?

thought this would be a pretty basic question, but I haven't found anything here or on the ESRI forums on the topic. Is there any way to change the number of characters displayed for the file ...
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VB/Python script to populate a field with maximum value among other fields

I am using ArcGIS 10. I have a little experience with python but i feel that python in ArcGIS is slightly different. VB will work fine as well. Problem: I have n different columns called 'percent_1', ...
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How to sort entries in raster legend?

How do I reorder the Value field in a raster? There is no up or down button in it.