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ArcSDE 10 FeatureLayer is read only, FeatureTypes property is null, not sure why

I have a WPF FeatureLayer backed by an ArcSDE feature class that I hope to use for editing. After the layer is done initializing its readOnly property is true, I think that this points to some problem ...
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matplotlib does not work in ArcGIS 10 and Eclipse (Python)

I have installed matplotlib (v. 1.0.1) which works with iPython quite good. But if I insert the same script in ArcGIS 10 or Eclipse 3.7.0 (with PyDev) I get always errors. As I consider to use ...
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Is there a way to disable code autocomplete in the Python window in ArcGIS 10.0

Autocomplete slows down my workflow in the Python window, especially if I am remoted into a machine. Is there a way to disable this? Alternatively, a way to disable this and then invoke as needed ...
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ArcPy and running Python scripts (with parameters) within another Python script

A common coding pattern used in AML was to run an AML (with parameters) inside another AML. An application that I'm currently developing would benefit from being able to run a Python script (with ...
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How can I have ArcGIS not automatically add raster clip output from Python window to the current map

I have a collection of rasters that I'm writing code to automate clipping based on a user defined shapefile. I am currently doing this in the Python window using the following as the main processing ...
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Web Browser ActiveX control error

I am getting this message (attached) that says: "An ActiveX control on this page is not safe. Your current security settings prohibit running unsafe controls on this page. As a result this page ...
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Custom panning using ArcGIS Engine

Due to some constraints, that I will not go into, I have found myself needing to implement custom panning in my application. The ArcGIS API reference suggests using the following methods: ...
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ArcGIS - IExtension.Startup() not launching

I have an ArcGIS 10 extension that will not launch .Startup() when ArcMap loads. I can get it to hit when I go to Customize->Extensions and un-check/re-check the extension name. Is there a setting ...
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How to determine a point lays within a polyline in arc engine?

I recently asked a similiar question on this, however I needed to know if there is a way to solve this if I only have a IPolyline Feature, and not the whole layer. I want to know if I can determine ...
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Convert old ArcGIS 9 VBA tool to new Python script tool for ArcGIS 10

I have an ArcGIS .mxd file with an imbedded VBA script that is executed from a tool bar button. I would like to convert this VBA script tool to a python script tool for use in ArcGIS 10. Is that ...
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Get part of polyline based on 2 points in Arc Engine

Currently I have a layer with polylines; in another layer, I allowed the user to create 2 points on the polyline. I want to know if there is a function for the polyline feature that I can use to get ...
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Upgrade guidelines for ArcGIS 9 to 10?

We have a copy of ArcGIS 10 that we are preparing to use to upgrade our existing ArcGIS 9.3 installation. Should I uninstall ArcGIS 9.3 first? Or do I install ArcGIS 10 over it? Please let me know if ...
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Map service appears in the web REST view but not in ArcMap?

I have an ArcSDE server serving some poly layers through a map service running on ArcGIS Server 10.0. The service appears to be working--I can navigate to it just fine in the REST view and I can see ...
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How to make a one part polyline from a multipart polyline?

I have a polyline which is divided into multiparts and these parts are not well ordered so that the vertex's ID are not following the polyline's plotting. This polyline is a representing a bus line ...
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In ArcGIS how can I append the number of points that are located inside each individual block groups of the entire US?

I am using ArcGIS 10 and I have 2 shapefiles; (a) a polygon shapefile of block groups of the entire US, (b) a point shape file of customer locations throughout the US. What I want to know if how many ...
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Drawing in ArcGIS Engine

I am trying to port over a large amount of code for drawing lines, bitmaps (with transparency), and text onto our map display. Originally it was done using Dynamic Display and IDynamicMap but that is ...
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Measure the area of a polygon resulting from the intersection of two other polygons?

How can I measure the area of a polygon resulting from the intersection of two other polygons? If I use the measure tool or open the attribute table for the resulting polygon, it shows me the areas of ...
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Connecting line features and determining the length of the longest line

I have a line feature (see image) representing a river that I created using the Stream_to_Feature tool. The attribute table contains several records representing different lines - the problem is the ...
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Adding shapefile causes ArcMap Drawing Errors (General function failure)

I am creating a map that is a hodgepodge of databases, stand alone shapefiles, and a couple image services. Everything seems to go as expected until I add a certain shapefile to the mix. Then all of ...
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Does anyone know a function to determine if a Point lies on a polyline?

ArcEngine 10 .Net 4 c# Hi I'm currently allowing user to select a point on a polyline and creating a point on the line. I am using snapping tool. I just want to make sure that when the user clicks ...
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Is it possible to reverse the trend/values of a raster?

For example - if I have a raster DEM covering a stream with higher elevations in the west (up river) and lower elevations in the east (down river) is it possible to reverse this trend so that the east ...
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NetworkAnalyst seems to solve along straight lines but not intersections

I've built a network dataset using a road feature class. All the data I mention is stored in a feature dataset within a file geodatabase. In particular the connectivity is set to Any Vertex, and not ...
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Create Polylines from arrays of points

Let me describe the data setup. A line has been provided as an array of coordinate pairs, one for each vertex. This array is variable in size, anywhere from 2 to 200 coordinate pairs per line. What I ...
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Can Server Object Extensions filter map data and thus modify the returned map image? (ArcGIS Server 10)

I was wondering if I could use a Server object Extension (SOE) to modify the image data that is returned by a Map Service. By that I mean, for each incoming http request (and based on the ...
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Open a table for editing in a Console outside of ArcMap

I'm trying to write a C# console application to convert a CSV of Lat,Lon data into a Table using insert/update cursors. However, I am having the darndest time figuring out how to get a reference to an ...
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solar radiation calculation

I have tried to calculate solar radiation (whole year with monthly interval) for Portugal from an ESRI grid (27m DEM) in Arcgis10. It seems to work, however it takes much more than a week and in the ...
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ArcCatalog 10.0 complains that spatial references don't match between a feature dataset and a feature class that have the same coordinate system?

I have a feature dataset that is using the GCS_WGS_1984 as the geographic coordinate system. It includes a few feature classes. This feature dataset is itself in a file geodatabase that contains a ...
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Find and Replace expression needed in Field Calculator ArcGIS 10

Looking for the Field Calculator code (Python preferred) to replace the last numeral values in a field using another field's values for entire attribute table. Please see screen shot here:
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ArcSketch for version 10?

I was looking for a version 10 update of the ArcSketch (free) add-on/extension. ArcSketch allows you to sketch features quickly, easily, and intuitively without having to plan ahead or ...
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creating a dem from contours

I have a large set of contours that I received broken down into several different subsets. I have merged most of the subsets together creating a larger set of contours in three different files. I have ...
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ArcMap Addin - add interoperability connection programatically

I'm currently building an add-in for ArcMap - ArcView using the .Net framework. The user of ArcMap and the Add-in should access data published from WFS services. I am aware that it is possible to ...
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What is the best approach to interacting with map layers after a JTX Job Change event when a new MXD is loaded?

To further clarify, my question is pertaining to a WMX/JTX job activation from within ArcMap, not Workflow Manager. I have a JTXJobListener class where with a JobChanged method and that is ...
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Keeping attribute data when exporting KML to feature class

I am working on updating kml files into an mxd. I am able to use the conversion tool to change each KML to a layer file, but I am unable to keep the original kml attribute data. When I export point ...
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XY to Line tool crashing

The problem I'm encountering is simple. I have a shape file of points (about 8 million). They have three XY pairs that I am attempting to create XY lines from for purposes of measuring distance. ...
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Advise with 'Integrate' tool in ArcToolbox

Im looking for advises on the usage of this tool or some other that may help on my challenge. So i have 2 road layers i need to conflate and find the mismathed ones. My question with integrate tool is ...
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Tomlison's assertion on raster and vector data [closed]

Discuss Tomlinson's assertion that "raster is simpler and raster is faster but vector is more correcter"
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Integrate ArcGIS 10 extension INTO ArcEngine 10

I was wondering if there is a way at all to use some of ArcGIS 10's extension into arc engine. A good example would be if we could put Arc Hydro extension into ArcEngine. Thanks and Regards, Kev
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Creating a GP script to update a table in SDE

I need to create a geoprocessing script to update a table on an SDE server, with some text input from the user. I thougth what I needed to do was create a toolbox with a python script associated with ...
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Is it easy to digitize in ArcGIS using the Wacom tablet?

I do just enough digitizing (and touching up/ drawing when post-processing) to perhaps warrant the purchase of a Wacom tablet. Just wondering how well it plays with ArcGIS. What are your experiences? ...
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Will hundreds of attributes cause performance problems in an ArcGIS Server layer?

This relates to ArcGIS Server 10.0 SP1, with data served from a file geodatabase polygon featureclass. 1) For performance reasons, is it a bad idea to have a featureclass with hundreds of attributes? ...
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How do you sort a Standalone table that's already visible within ArcMap?

I'm using ITableWindow2.FindViaStandaloneTable--that works. I can get the ITableWindow for the stand alone table and the table from that. Then I try to sort using an ITableSort. No exceptions, but ...
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Is there an easy way to create a boundary polygon shapefile from a set of LAS files using ArcGIS 10?

I have a bunch of LAS file sets that I need to process. The current task at hand is to generate a "footprint" shapefile that contains polygons for each LAS tile. I am looking for a graceful way to ...
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Large Scale Geocoding and Processing in ESRI

Ok, so I guess this kind of a informal query/survey about how big a datasets you are using in your ESRI worlds... I am building and maintaining a statewide dataset, where I have to process down to the ...
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.NET And ArcGIS 10x - Where have all the wrappers gone?

With prior versions (to ArcGIS 10x) of ArcGIS, the .NET wrappers used to be placed in a dotnet directory. Where are they located with 10x? With prior versions, I used the absence or presence of this ...
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FeatureLayer SaveEdits failing

I've created a layer which I have bound a DataFeatureForm. Everything is working hunky dory, up to the point where I try to call the layers SaveEdits method in the EditEnded event. When I call this ...
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Longitudinal Issues with NetCDF data

I am seeking advice on working with world data sets where the GCS has a positive range (0 degrees to 360 degrees). The data I am working with are NetCDF oceanographic data and have positive coordinate ...
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In arcgis 10 how can I turn a csv file into a point shape file using lat/long data within the csv?

Greetings everyone! I have a csv file that is 133mb in size and has over 1.3 million lines of data. Each line of data has its own lat/long and I was wondering what would be the best way to display ...
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Why can't an “AI export” from ArcGIS 10 be opened in CorelDRAW X5?

It doesn't matter whether the .ai file is 1.5GB or 5MB, whether it's complex or simple; I always get the "The file cannot be opened." critical error. I use CorelDRAW X5 not Adobe Illustrator but ...
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ArcGIS Server Data Extraction - Job does not exist or is inaccessible

I have followed the documentation and video to set up a data extraction geoprocessing service, which I am accessing with the ArcGIS Viewer for Flex (v. 2.3.1). When I run the Extract Data widget in ...
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View ArcGIS 10 metadata in SharePoint 2010

Does anyone know how I can view the "FGDC CSDGM"-compliant metadata in SharePoint 2010? I know I can copy the metadata output since it's an html file but that's not what I want. I want SharePoint 2010 ...