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How to convert LAS to GRID/Raster for ArcGIS input?

I was wondering if there is an option to convert LAS (LIDAR data) to raster or GRID format that ArcGIS could read it.
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Executing ArcMap AddIn function when there is mouse click on map?

I am developing an add-in for ArcMap 10.0 where I need to execute code when there is a click on the map open. How do I do this? I am using VB in Visual Studio 2010. I also need to get the coordinates ...
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Getting Z component from point in ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I am trying to get the z value from PointZ geometry from an ArcGIS map service, using the identify task. Setting returnGeometry=true only returns XY even though the Z value is there. I can see the z ...
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clipping or masking a raster by individuale polygons in a feature layer

I have a shape file(polygon) layer consisted of 4 polygons and I have a raster. I want to calculate statistics for every raster part which is beneath any of these polygons. I tried the following ...
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ArcToolbox 9.3 converted to ArcGIS 10 not working in ArcMap 9.3?

I added a custom toolbox created for 9.3.1 to a ArcGIS Desktop 10 ArcMap. Now it seemed to have disappeared. I can't add it to ArcMap 9.3.1. Is there a way to convert it back if that is even the ...
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Cause of ArcGIS Raster Calculator Parsing error <type 'exceptions.SyntaxError'>: invalid syntax?

This is my first attempt at much code in the raster calculator of ArcMap 10.0, but I think I'm close. I have nine rasters (A-I below) and want a new raster with value = 1 where any of the rasters ...
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Writing process to load *.nc files using ModelBuilder?

I need to write some model which will allow me to load data (*.nc)- many files with different names and save as tiff files. Input - *.nc files Output - *.tiff files (32 Float) I m completely new in ...
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Clipping raster with polygon for band-by-band output using ArcGIS Desktop?

How do you clip a raster image with a polygon shapefile so that the output is multiple clipped rasters, each one a band (i.e., clipped raster band 1, band 2, and so on)? I've tried the clip tool for ...
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Getting First and Last Point coordinates of Polyline with Field Calculator in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to get the First Point coordinates (x,y) and Final Point coordinates (x2,y2) from a polyline in ArcGIS 10 with the Field calculator. I've added 4 (double) fields like StartX,StartY,EndX ...
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How to find NetworkAnalysis extension with ArcObjects?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 My code: IAoInitialize init = new AoInitializeClass(); var a= ...
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Add Layers to Arcmap 10 Crashes

Would anyone know the reason why this happens? and possibly a way to fix it. I am stumped In the following code. The first addlayer works, but crashes on the second addlayer with a 'vshost32.exe has ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 SA Raster calculator: Multi-raster conditional with nodata

I have a question regarding the Con statement when used in the SA Raster Calculator. I am reclassifying a raster (categorical, integer) based on my own mappings but also on another raster (for some ...
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How to move a feature along a certain angle and distance?

In my case I would like to copy and move a polygon from one location to the next using 2 parameters; angle and distance. I know i can do this programmatically, just wondering if there is an ...
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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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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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Labeling coordinate value at 4 corners of graticule in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is it possible to label automatically lat/long values at 4 corners: upper left, upper right, lower left, lower right of the graticule in Arcgis (10)? I have not found the way to do that so far.
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Identifying ID of adjacent pipelines?

I work with ArcGIS. In the picture you can see several pipelines, more over pipeID's A; 1; 2; 3 I would like to have as an output the following columns and rows: A - 1; A - 2; A - 3; As an ...
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ExecutING SQL script in ArcGIS field calculator?

I am trying to transfer over row data from a table to columns in a shapefile table. There is a common "SA" variable between the two (i.e. the study area number) but there is more than one land use ...
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Interface that provides access to property/method that shows whether Layer is visible?

I came across some hack code that I wrote from a few years back that I need rewrite in c#. At the time, I couldn't find property/method that would tell me if a layer was actually visible on the map. ...
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Local Service fails in ArcGIS Server?

I have a web ADF application which connects to a map service (either via WMS or Internet Service using http). I'd like to use DCOM connections (faster as the documentation states), so I would like to ...
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Arcpy CalculateField not working on ArcGIS Server 10.0

I'm working on ArcGIS 10.0 sp5. I have a very strange behaviour. In an arcpy script I have these two very simple commands, to add a field "ID_UDF" to a table and then fill it with a value: ...
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Using Python to discriminate Personal Geodatabases and MS Access Databases

I need to list a server's geodatabases, to analyze and process them. My users are however creating both personal geodatabases and MS Access geodatabases. Listing mdb files reports both types of ...
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16-Bit to 8-Bit and NoData value

I've created a hillshade raster (ArcGIS 9.3) and I have 16-Bit tiff image (please see attached). I need to submit 1 band/8-Bit with grey level (0-255) and set NoData for all pixels outside of the ...
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Arcpy scripts freeze on reaching a certain level on big datasets

I have a geodatabase with 300 featureclasses with around 4.5 million features in each featureclass. I am updating each featureclass with a value calculated through an algorithm. The IDLE ide for ...
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Calculating distance from points to nearest “eastern” polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10, and trying to do the following: I have a layer file of points (industrial facilities), and I would like to calculate the distance from each point to the nearest "eastern" ...
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Rotated Labels not Respecting Feature Weights in Maplex?

When setting labels to rotate based on a field, annotation will overlap other features even if the weight is set to 1000. Does anyone know if there is a way to force it to follow both the rotation ...
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Iterate Workspaces in Modelbuilder not executing all tools

I have a folder which contains a number of file gdbs. These gdbs all have the same structure i.e. a feature dataset FD_1 and several feature classes within the dataset (the two I am interested in are ...
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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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How to add Lat/Lon (decimal degree) values in Attribute table field in ArcGIS?

I have a point shape file (WGS 1984, GCS) with some random data points. I want to add the latitude and longitude in attribute field.
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python.multiprocessing and “FATAL ERROR (INFADI) MISSING DIRECTORY”

While trying to do multiprocessing with arcpy, I am occasionally running into this error: FATAL ERROR (INFADI) MISSING DIRECTORY I have no clue what is triggering this error, and it crashes the ...
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Add join works, join field doesn't

My input join field and output join field are text type, and my problem is that when I use "Add Join" all joins ok, but if I want to use "Join field" there are some records with Null, it seems like it ...
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Free ServerContext has failed because the Wait Timeout Interval has elapsed

ArcGIS Server 10 SP4 logs below entry in log file. We have a single map service with 100+ layers which has Maximum time client can use a service is 600 seconds (10 min). I am really surpised when ...
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Where can I find more details about rasterFunctions?

I have published an Image service with ArcGIS Server 10, containing the results of an interpolation operation. The Image which is returned from the service is in greyscale. I wish to render it with ...
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Figuring out format of GPS coordinates and choosing projection

I have a list of GPS coordinates (they should be near the coast of Guinea) and I am not sure what format they are in. After I figure out the format they are in, I want to better understand the process ...
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Memory leak in ArcGIS aggregate points/buffer/Addfield/cursor?

There are concerns about the ability of ArcGIS 10 to fulfill a requisite of mine. ET Geowizards has been tried, although it doesn't have the same capability of ArcGIS e.g. I cannot aggregate all of ...
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How can I calculate the average width of a polygon?

I'm interested in examining the average width of a polygon that represents the road surface. I also have the road centerline as a vector (which is sometimes not exactly in the center). In this example ...
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Iterating field calculations in arcpy

I was successful in adding multiple fields but had trouble running multiple field calculations in a loop. Now what I want is loop through these existing fields listed in mult_fields variable and fill ...
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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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Using Collect Values Tool with Union in ModelBuilder?

I would like to feed a list of feature classes (only one polygon per feature class, but up to 150 feature classes) into the Union tool in ModelBuilder by using a Feature Class Iterator and the Collect ...
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Deleting file locks in ArcPy?

I did not realize that I should have been deleting cursors after accessing attribute tables until today. Up until now I never did this, but I've noticed that there are lots of file locks after my ...
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Calculating forest cover within buffer that overlaps with other buffers?

I'm new to ArcGIS. I have a layer showing forest cover in a landscape. I'm trying to create a 5km buffer around every forest patch in the landscape and then calculate the amount of forest within ...
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applying Image regression in landsat image

I have two different date of Landsat image.I want to do change detection using image regression method.Is it possible to do image regression in Erdas Imagine or ARCGIS? How can I develop a model for ...
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Setting value of field in all selected rows of table using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have an attribute table in ArcGIS 10 (it's large - around 300,000 elements). I've selected some rows of the table using 'Select by attributes' and I want to set the value of a field for all of those ...
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Ways to Speed Up Python Scripts Running As ArcGIS Tools [closed]

This is a pretty general question. I just wondering what tips and tricks GIS programmers have used to speed up arcpy scripts that you import into the toolbox and run. I work most everyday writing ...
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Activating custom ITool from form without adding it to ArcMap AddIn toolbar?

I'm working on an add-in for ArcMap 10.0 that adds a toolbar to ArcMap. One command (OpenModelessDialogCommand) button on that toolbar opens a modeless WinForms dialog, from which a tool (MyTool) can ...
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Why are labels overlapping in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm not new to GIS, but just learning ArcGIS 10. I have been led to believe that the standard labeling engine doesn't allow any overlap: ...
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Zooming to first queried feature using ArcObjects?

I'm attempting to query a feature class for all features that meet a certain criterion (in this case, the Status field is NULL). However, I'm not getting very far into the attempted method before ...
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Checking whether feature class has selection using ArcPy? [duplicate]

In a sentence, how do you test in Arcpy whether a feature class has any selected records or not? More info below to explain: I am doing a batch process in which a sampling layer (10km grids) is used ...
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Using variable in SelectByAttribute_management [duplicate]

I am new in Python. I was trying to use a variable for selecting a feature instead of giving a direct input. My code sample will explain it better: import arcpy from arcpy import env ...
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Calculating attribute for network distance between multiple points in ArcGIS Desktop?

There is a road network and two point feature classes. For one feature class, I need to calculate a field to hold road (not Euclidean!) distance from every point to a certain point in the other ...