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How to delete records from multiple, similar feature classes by attribute values using an SQL statement?

I have several hundred geodatabase feature classes which all have the exact same fields. I need to go through each of those feature classes and delete any records which match an SQL query (the same ...
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ArcGIS 10.0/arcpy: How to create a polygon geometry from inner and outer ring point arrays?

I have two arrays, each containing a closed ring of points, one for an outer ring and the other for an inner ring, the latter running counterclockwise, of course. I am using the arcpy.Polygon() ...
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Calculating beta-diversity w raster data [renamed]

Using ArcGIS 10, it is not possible to generate a raster attribute table for 32-bit float values. Instead, I have tried the RasterToNumPyArray method, which crashes since the file input raster is so ...
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Why does collapse dualline to centreline only create an outline of the dataset?

I'm trying to collapse all divided roads in one centreline and to integrate any other spurs or errors in the dataset to create one set of centrelines. I have used Merge Divided Roads but it leaves a ...
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How to rename feature classes based on field values within the attribute table?

My goal is to iterate through several feature classes and rename each feature class based on a field value within the feature class's attribute table. These feature classes are a single polygon ...
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50cm imagery - aerial or satellite?

The area of interest is 1450 km2. My options are: 50cm newly collected aerial natural color imagery for $28,300 OR 50cm recent archival satellite imagery (includes near IR band) for $20,600 The ...
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Determine point relation to given line

In ArcGIS engine I have a polyline with From and To points. I also have a Point. How can I determine if the point is located on the right or left of the line on the plane considering the direction of ...
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What are nodes in ArcGIS and how do you create them?

I want to create a elevation profile of a cross section so a polyline on ArcGIS. I wanted to regularly space around 1000 points per 1700m long xsection and extract elevation data for each node/point ...
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Specific Spatial Analyst tools failing while running extension using ArcGIS server

I am having having trouble running ExtractValuesToPoints on a remote server machine running ArcGIS Server (with ArcInfo and Spatial Analyst installed). It fails and throws a standard COM error. I have ...
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Create custom pixel block size in ArcGIS 10?

I'm using the new IRawBlocks in ArcGIS 10 from the adopted sample in ArcGIS 10 SDK help and I want to create a custom sized pixel block that feeds me a block of values column by column instead of a ...
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Use arcgis with SQL Server 2008 as a backend

I'm wondering how best to use arcgis] and sql 2008 together. At the moment we run manual imports and exports between sql 2008 and arcgis 10 shape files. With sql 2008 having a geography data type I ...
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How to use SRTM Global DEM for Slope calculation?

I have downloaded SRTM GDEM (~90 km resolution). I am using ArcGIS 10. I have tried to use spatial analyst to compute for slope. However, I can not compute for the slope. The output values has only ...
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Why does “Add Database Server” in Catalog 10 allow only ArcSDE Personal or Workgroup databases?

Arc Catalog 10 - ArcInfo - Database Severs - Add Database Server: "Add an ArcSDE Personal or Workgroup database server by typing in the SQL Server Express instance you wish to connect to." I want to ...
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How to Clip a Shapefile of Circle features using a Raster using ArcGIS 10

I want to keep all the features in the shapefile that lie in the raster region and reject others. How do i do this? ------Adding More Details-------- Data to be Clipped: Is A Shapefile of 1 mile ...
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Creating StreetView/Bing Bird's Eye Add-In?

I'm trying to create an Add-In for this tool: Link to Google Maps and Bing from MXD (Streetview and Bird's Eye supported) I'm not receiving an error however my browser is not opening after I select ...
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Migrating from Visual Studio 2008 (ArcGIS 10) to Visual Studio 2010

I've migrated my add-in project from VS 2008 to VS 2010 recently, and am now receiving the following error: Unable to cast COM object of type 'System.__ComObject' to interface type ...
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How to keep unmatched records (i.e. delete matched records) in table using ArcMap

I need to drop all the records from a table with matching field values in a reference table (i.e. lookup table). Do I join the tables first and keep unmatched records? Or is there any other way to do ...
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Create HTML report using Python

i want to create Analysis report after createing model for generating cut/fill. Once it will done , basedon this cutfill/table, would be display statics in html formate using python. is it possible. ...
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Are there any open source network analysis tools?

A researcher in my field* recently created an "Urban Network Toolbox", an ArcGIS extension built upon Network Analyst. It calculates a number of measures on urban networks, such as betweenness and ...
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ArcGIS 10.0/arcpy: Can't retrieve the points in a polyline geometry obect: any idea why?

My arcpy script builds a Python dictionary, dictCLPnts, that holds the geometry objects of a polyline feature class. The following code snippet shows the attempt to access the geometry object with ...
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Select By Attribute using geoprocessing without using layers?

I am selecting features based on attributes within an ArcGIS Add-In. The selections are pretty simple(e.g. "DESCRIPTION = left"). Is there a tool or method of doing this that doesn't require passing ...
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ArcMap Framework - Scroll bars in Layout View went missing. How to bring them back?

I have encountered a minor yet very annoying layout view change. All of a sudden my scroll bars in Layout View bars have disappeared. I also no longer have the small layout view, data view, refresh ...
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Create TIN from Elevation Points in Python

I want create a TIN from point features with elevation using a python script. This is my script: import arcpy from arcpy import env import json as simplejson import urllib import sys,os ...
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How to exclude outliers from raster using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I calculated terrain curvature from a DEM. The DEM I use is interpolated from point elevation data. Generally, the DEM seems to be good, but some artifacts from interpolation exist. Those artifacts ...
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ArcMap query layer with Oracle Locator displaying no results

I have an Oracle 11g database setup with Oracle Locator. I have created a table with the this query: CREATE TABLE geotest (id NUMBER(38) NOT NULL, shape SDO_GEOMETRY); Then I inserted one point ...
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CutFill Analysis in Arcgis10

I have point feature with elevation data and area in polygon feature. now what will be next i don't know. pl. can anyone give me process step by step. Thanks
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ArcGIS 10 sr.lock “LOCK file” how to delete?

http://forums.arcgis.com/threads/312-Beta-10-Lock-Files ArcGIS 10: Lock Files According to the above post the only way to delete these sr.lock files is to completely exit all ArcGIS programs. When ...
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Intersection between two ADF GraphicsLayer

I know how to intersect features from a ADF Geometry with a map ADF GraphicsLayer, but this requires me to have ONE LAYER on the map and then use a spatial filter on it. If I have two GraphicsLayer ...
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Set size of map in PageLayoutControl to print ScaleBar underneath, not within map

For printing we have a PageLayoutControl where the user can select the map extent, he wants to print. I like the map to fill only a square in the middle of the page so that the title, the ScaleBar and ...
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Cant cast to IGxCatalog

I've recently ported a stand alone 9.3 application to 10. Every thing works fine on my development machine but when the application got deployed (Citrix) I get an error at the following line: ...
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Working with temporary files in ArcObjects using Geodatabases?

My current add-ons rely on shapefiles for working with temporary files. For example, if I run a spatial analyst tool, I create a new shapefile to store the output geometry. ArcGIS stores all temporary ...
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Excluding layers from snapping using IPointSnapper

I'm working with ArcObjects in C#, and am trying to exclude all map layers but one (the only one I want to snap to) from the snapping environment. I'm using the ISnappingEnvironment and IPointSnapper ...
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Changing symbology as per scale reference in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10 and I want to display my village parcel as per given scalewise symbology. I have one idea that copy and paste same layer. But my question is that in a single layer, is it ...
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Shrinking a line to fit within a raster surface?

I have a single polyline feature that extends beyond my raster surface. I would like to shrink this line so that the end-points are within the last pixel at the edges of the raster. I have tried ...
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What is the process of converting geodata in ArcMap 10 to WKT format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shapefiles to Text What is the process of converting geodata in ArcMap 10 to WKT format? I am not a programmer so much, but will learn if needed. I have a set of ...
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How to pass the name of the highlighted layer (in the TOC) to a script?

A total noob here: Users here add a picture to a map using the 'add data' Their first task is to right-click the jpg in the Table of Contents, select 'properties', select 'symbology' and then ...
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ArcGIS 10: AddIn Extension loading toolbox issue

I have an extension class in an ArcMap addin project of which loads a custom toolbox into ArcToolbox when the user opens ArcMap or opens a previously created map. My toolbox gets added to ArcToolbox ...
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'Iterate Field Values' for Multiple Fields in ModelBuilder

I have a model that iterates a process for each unique field value of [Type] field. The model aggregates polygons of a like Type, and at the end of the model a new field is created and populated with ...
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ArcGIS 10 add-in: ComboBox add-in component focus issue

Update 9/9/11: Here is a minimal example project that will reproduce the issue for me (VS 2008 solution): http://wfurl.com/09061bf I have an ArcMap 10 add-in with a ComboBox class that I place on a ...
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ArcGIS Server - E-Tags

From an ArcGIS Server (9.3.x or 10.x) instance, can anyone confirm if REST HTTP response headers are modified when the data within a layer is updated? For example, if I query a layer at time x and ...
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Strange Behavior in Focal Statistics

I am trying to calculate the maximum value in a neighborhood on a raster using the Focal Statistics tool for Spatial Analyst in ArcGIS 10. Using python, I loop though several different radii, with ...
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Why does PDF fail to print in ArcGIS10?

Can anyone tell me why ArcGIS10 will not print to my Adobe9 "printer" in a Windows7Pro environment. Multiprocessor system, huge memory. Makes a .ai but crashes when i try a "print". ArcGIS10 also ...
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Problem reprojecting annotation in ArcGIS 10

I have a large annotation feature class that I want to reproject from decimal degrees to a specific iteration of Albers. Using the Project tool, it appears to work, all annotation features are ...
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How to restrict portions of road network from the analysis in ArcGIS 10 Network Analyst?

I'm trying to sort out network analysis in ArcGIS 10. Toy example of finding shortest distance between two points looks something like that : Where squares are two locations, and the green line is ...
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Why would programmatically setting the extent of a map on Page_PreRender be really slow?

We are using the ArcGIS 10 web adf with C# in a web application. We just recently upgraded everything from 9.3 to 10 and moved all the hosted stuff over to a new (more powerful) server. Still on the ...
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Obtaining a contour as a single polygon in ArcGIS?

I have a DEM that I want to retrieve a single contour polygon from at a given elevation. I can use the Contour tool to obtain a series of polylines at a given elevation by setting the contour interval ...
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Intersecting with Geodatabase.ISpatialFilter - no results

I'm trying to intersect two layers and get resulting features with the following code I've written: ESRI.ArcGIS.Geodatabase.ISpatialFilter spatialFilter = new ...
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How to Create Evenly Spaced Nodes/Lines or Set a Spacing Rule in Arc 10

I have written a Python script for ArcMap 10 that uses the x/y coords from a shapefile to create perpendicular transects to the existing line. Since these shapefiles are actually rivers the lines are ...
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ArcObjects: IMapEvents.FeatureClassChanged doesn't fire if the layer's previous data source was invalid

Is there any other event besides IMapEvents.FeatureClassChanged that will be fired when a layer's data source changes? FeatureClassChanged doesn't seem to fire if the layer's previous data source was ...
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Merge Error 000594 in ArcMap - falls outside of output geometry domains

I'm trying to merge together 5 different point feature classes into one using the Merge tool in ArcGIS desktop 10. It successfully merges 3 of them but not the other 2. It comes back with an error ...