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ARCGIS 10 definition query to select the max value from a group

In ARCGIS 10 I am trying to do a Definition Query that will select the records that are the max values from a specific group. Here is what I have tried in the Query Builder but I am getting an "the ...
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Is there a line symbology that also shows vertices?

Is there such a thing as a line/vertices symbology? If not a workaround? In some situations, particularly when editing, I would like to see my lines as well as all the vertices similar to the effect I ...
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Is there a way to reshape graphics in ArcEngine?

Our GIS-tool should allow the customer to reshape self drawn (polygon) graphic elements, like one can reshape features in edit mode with the Editor. Is it possible to reshape graphic elements? If ...
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write multiple statistics analysis into the same output file with arcpy

How can I add multiple stats from the arcpy.Statistics_analysis to a single output file. Can I create a text file instead of a table ? Using one of the examples in help.arcgis, if I add other stat ...
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How to create a color ramp in ArcGIS 10 with only 10 colors

I am trying to use the company I work for's color scheme in the maps that I am making. I have all the RGB values for the colors, but there are only 10 different shades of each color, while the style ...
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coordinates in dbf file wrong

I am new to ArcGis, so please bare with me :D . I converted a polygon in an mdx file I have to a shape file, then converted its vertices to points, then used "add X Y feature" and choosed coordinates ...
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Running ArcMap Addin Button with VBA from MS Access form?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0. I need a way to execute an ArcGis-Addin (vb.net) from a MS-Access database form (VBA). The problem is that there is no ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.Addin reference in VBA and ...
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Select Layer by Location Produces Empty Output in Python

I am new to using Python scripts to execute ArcGIS tools. In my first script I am attempting to loop through many Select Layer by Location operations on overlapping feature classes. I want to create a ...
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Problem loading table in ArcMap

I am an ArcGis 10. ( ArcEditor licence) user and I have a problem when trying to load data with the Load Objects Tool in ArcMap. I want to load a table, but after I choose the input data (equipment....
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Determining direction of rivers i.e. which villages lie upstream and downstream?

I want to determine which villages lie upstream and which villages lie downstream big cities built on the side of rivers in Indonesia. I have the .shp file of villages and cities, the .shp file of all ...
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Inputting multiple featureclasses into Merge tool using ModelBuilder?

So I have 490 point fc's in a single directory with uniform spatial features, field names/datatypes. I'm trying to figure out how to consecutively input the first seven fc's into the merge tool, ...
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Creating sum layers by summing field values from *.dbf files using ArcPy?

I have 490 consecutive daily rainfall shapefiles/.dbf files in a single directory. Each consists of a uniform even-spaced grid of 220 points having uniform pointIDs, number of records, field names and ...
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Distinguishing lines that intersect from lines that touch?

How do I distinguish between these cases in ArcGIS 10? Case 1: Both endpoints of a line touch another line Case 2: Both endpoints dangle over the lines it intersects I am looking at the Trim Line ...
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Storing Shapes in database

What is more effective? Storing Shapes as shape column (http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisserver/9.3/java/index.htm#geodatabases/topology_basics.htm) in database? Or maybe store shapes in seperate tables ...
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Editing represetation question

I'm new with editing so I need help. I have several lines (one feature class) which share the same location (cables) but I want to represent them as lines that are next to each other because they have ...
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How To Add Values to an Attribute Field Based on a Selection - Python

Alright another problem that I have. I am trying to give a priority ranking to lots based on various criteria. Basically I have 7 areas that are criteria, if lots overlap each other the criteria is ...
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Linking SharePoint database with ArcGIS?

The organization I am working for has a sharepoint database that multiple people update every time they do an inspection of natural resources on a parcel in the county. This database has the ...
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How to publish map to web using ArcGIS Desktop and Server?

Just starting out with ArcGIS server at work, I've had no prior experience but I been given the responsibility to display our map on the web. I have a ArcGIS server running on a server and I am ...
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Delete SDE feature class features with ArcPy

I'm working on a script that will empty my SDE database of all data. How would I go about deleting features from feature classes using ArcPy? I have an SDE connection created with a user that should ...
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Can an ArcGIS Addin be aware of whether it was installed from a shared folder or installed though the the Addin file?

I am distributing an Addin for ArcGIS, and I love when you point the Addin manager to a folder, updates automatically get applied on the next restart. However, when you click on an Addin, it takes ...
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Exporting 3GB ArcGIS Raster to KML without losing resolution?

I have a 3GB raster layer, and I'd like to export it to KML for use with Google Earth. When I use the "Layer to KML" conversion tool in ArcMap, I end up with a low-resolution overlay: looks like one ...
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Selecting polygons with a minimum internal straight line value - ArcGIS 10

I have a map of polygons representing forest stands. I am trying to sort through them to find those polygons that have a minimum internal distance of 200 m in a straight line (my field sampling will ...
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Converting multipart polygon to singlepart in ArcObjects with C#? [duplicate]

I have a multipart feature and I need to convert it to a singlepart feature. Couldn't find any code sample. I wonder if i could get some help from you? I'm working with ArcGIS 10 and c#.
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Why isn't this Python calculation working correctly?

I want to label the source files for a unified shapefile, and there are three respective columns for each. If there is no value in the column, there is no data from that source; if there is a value in ...
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Closest Facility Solve Failing [closed]

I have a problem getting a large number of facilities and incidents to draw upon solving. I have about 380 facilities and incidents, that I am attempting to find routes between. I need the actual ...
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How to use ITrackCancel to escape IRubberBand track?

I have a BaseTool for AX_MapControl and AX_PageLayoutControl that allows to draw a polyline via IRubberBand. But once the rubberband is started, you can't cancel it e.g. by hitting escape. I found ...
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Stop ArcGIS model until all values are collected and then merge?

This is similar to Modelbuilder - If precondition is false, continue iterating next input but I want the iterate tool to run to collect all the values and only then continue to the merge. Any ideas? ...
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Can I have a layer in my map that gets its imagery from say google? (ArcGIS Mobile 10)

I've been messing with ArcGIS Mobile and I get that it loads and caches layers from an ArcGIS Server for disconnected use. I'm wondering if it supports layers where data is loaded from a layer in ...
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Is it possible to use Python to perform network analysis on only part of a network?

I have a large network dataset and want to perform an analysis on it which would output the start/end point, the distance between them and whether they're first, second or third (etc.) nearest ...
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How to implement VisibleBoundsUpdatedEventHandler

I have an ArcObjects add-in button that adds attribute value info as a text graphic into a map document layout. Now, instead of using the add-in button click event, I would like the code to run on ...
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ReClassify Vector Data Between Values using ArcGIS Desktop?

I would like to be able to take all values between 1 and 10 and have a field define them as 1, and all values between 10 and 20 and set them to 2, how do I do that with vector data? I read how to set ...
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Converting shapefile to raster using ArcMap?

How do I convert a shapefile to a raster image using ArcMap 10? What functions within the conversion toolbox do I use?
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How can I have my map open in the center of my visitors IP address?

I have a map of all restaurants in Florida. I would like to have the center of the map be the address of the visitors IP. How can I do this?
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Making Map Document (*.mxd) Locked/Uneditable?

I am wondering if its possible to create a locked map document? I have a document that multiple users will be accessing and as a way of preventing them from making any accidental errors, am wondering ...
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How to combine adjacent polygons sharing similar trait into single polygon?

I have a large dataset of habitat classes which I have further simplified down into my own unique classes. However, it resulted in there being habitats adjacent to each other with the same forest ...
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Getting the workspace from IGxDialog:DoModalSave

I'm writing an application that allows a user to save data into a table in a variety of formats: dBase, File or Personal Geodatabase, or SDE. I'm trying to see if there's a way to determine what type ...
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Spatial analysis? Two layers?

One is LandPlot and the other is Soils. When I open the LandPlot attribute table I see I have 500 specific plots of land. When I open the Soils attribute table I see I have 5 types of soils (let's ...
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Add feature layer to display with in a script tool for desktop mapping 'App'

The point of this question is to find a way to programatically change the map extent based on user input. My method involves creating a Feature Layer & Selection, but if you have another (...
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Disable button on User Form upon opening MXD?

I have a toolbar with two buttons that allow users to display an edit attribute window of a selected feature. I would like the buttons to be disabled until the user selects one feature. Current, I ...
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Specifications for GIS desktop hardware [closed]

I'm in the market for a new pc/laptop. Judging from what I've seen around here, a lot of people are discussing having a laptop for their personal GIS use. Portability is not an issue for me, so I'm ...
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Using of esriFieldTypeDate field in Add Features REST service?

I need to use Add Features REST service to add a new record to a table in an ArcSDE geodatabase. One of the field is type of esriFieldTypeDate, but I don't know how to populate this field in JSON ...
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How to run “sdetable register” command in SQL Server?

I was planning to run "sdetable register" command to register a particular field as OID for an non-spatial table already created in a SDE database. I am with SQL Server 2008 R2. I tried to run the ...
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How to Get my Custom Toolbar to popup when my Custom Extension is Enabled?

I am developing a custom extension for ArcMAP in Arcgis 10, and would like to display my Custom Toolbar automatically instead of having the user to select it from the customize window. Is this ...
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Running a web application within ArcMap

I'm interested in creating a component / plugin for ArcMap that works something like ArcGIS online. Ideally a small web app would boot up within a window in ArcMap which would be able to perform ...
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Can I use Representations (ArcGIS 10) to enclose a group of polygons with an outline without altering data?

ESRI describes representations as follows: A feature class representation is a property of a feature class that allows you to specify and store a series of rules that dictate the way the features ...
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Python and Data driven pages - Advanced use

I need to make a number of maps where only one input changes (a layer with the range of a radio tower) and I want to add the layer, apply symbology, zoom to it, change the title to include the name of ...
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arcpy.Delete_management not deleting

I'm struggling with deleting an mxd in a for loop. My code is: import arcpy, glob, os, datetime, time from time import strftime for filename3 in glob.glob(os.path.join(folderPath, "*.mxd"...
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Using Closest Facility with Delete Identical tool?

I am trying to figure out a work around for a problem I have. I ran a Closest Facility operation on a set of about 200 points. Each point is an entrance to a building, and the underlying network is ...
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What is the best way to mosaic 2 million files?

Trying to create 1 mosaic dataset from 2 million files. Would it be better to break the files into regions and then create regional mosaic datasets and then make a mosaic dataset of the mosaic ...
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How to move a Point perpendicular from nearest Line?

I want to move Point perpendicular from nearest line or polygon, and the question is how to do that? example, I have points (house number) near roadbed, and I don't want them to intersect roadbed (...