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How to package up a Python script for an end user to run

I have a Python script that I have made to some basic data management tasks. I want to package up a Python script in a nice user friendly way for an end user to run, they do not know how to run ...
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Convert Features to Graphics

I want to convert selected features to graphics and keep the featuere symbology. I was thinking I could just call the UID command below, however it seems to not be working? Dim pUID As New UID ...
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How to speed up batch watershed delineation?

I have a large number of pour points - approximately 250,000 for which I want to delineate the upstream watershed area using ArcHydro's "Batch Watershed Delineation". Given that it takes roughly 4-5 ...
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making a mask with arcmap 10

I have a grid layer and a shapefile representing a closed boundary. I need to make a new grid as big as my current grid but with values equal 1 inside the closed boundary shapefile and -999 for grids ...
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How to send someone a file of a custom python script with all parameters for the popup interface already defined?

I have a python script in ArcGIS 10 that when clicked, has a popup for a user to choose parameters. I would like to send this file to someone else. While I could send them the python code and have ...
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Increased memory usage while zooming and dragging

I have a problem that deals with memory. When I run my GIS program, it uses 495K from my memory after 1 minute. And it continues to work with same value. But when I zoom in / zoom out / drag the ...
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How to remove numeric characters from alphanumeric value in field calculation?

I have a field containing alphanumeric values in the following format: A-AA00 Sometimes they are also A-AAA0 I need a Python script I can put in the field calculator in ArcMap 10 that will at ...
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Excel object does not display more than 19 fields in ArcMap 10

I have an A0 map. I want to put a table underneath it. I want to insert an Excel object as the table. When I do this, the size of the table is 19 fields/columns. I cannot increase this number of ...
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Is there an effective limit to the geoprocessing task Geocode Addresses?

The issue I face has the following background: We are geocoding an immense directory of records. It is something in excess of 100 million addresses. I have split the addresses up into as small a ...
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Do ArcGIS SpatialReference object factory codes correspond with EPSG numbers?

I've got a project where I'm reading in geometry objects from text files to put them in ArcSDE. These geometry objects have an associated EPSG code, and I'm looking for a way to ensure they're in the ...
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Can ArcGIS Desktop 9 and 10 co-exist peacefully on same computer?

We have a copy of Hawths tools that only work in ArcGIS 9.3, so I would like to keep it on my computer. However, most of the work we do in our lab is done with ArcGIS 10. Therefore, would it be OK to ...
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ArcGIS 10 Add-In Does not Work on Other computers

I developed a user form that allows user to edit feature attributes in visual basic 2008. vb.net. The add-in's that I built work great on my computer, but when I tried it on another, it crashes ...
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Counting number of points in a point shapefile - ArcGIS 10.0 / arcpy

I assumed this would be an easy thing to do. I'm loading a point shapefile into a map like this: layer = arcpy.mapping.Layer(file_name) Is there a way to get the number of points in the shapefile? ...
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Exception from HRESULT Error - Update Attributes

I have a form that allows users to update attribute information for selected features...but I'm recieving the error: "Exception from HRESULT: 0x80041051" when it tries to update the data. I'm using ...
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Repairing broken links for new paths of layers to shapefiles using ArcPy?

I have an .mxd with broken link layers and each layer has a different new path. I know the python script for repairing the broken links of the layers, but I want to put all the new paths of the layers ...
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Burning stream network into DEM layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working on a DEM that in an area where there is little relief. I would like to 'burn' the river network into the DEM so I can calculate flow accumulation and flow length accurately. I am ...
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Selecting polygons by number of sides

I'm using ArcGIS 10 to build some figures for a journal article. One is a figure of an unstructured finite element mesh of triangles spanning the western Atlantic Ocean. I exported this mesh from ...
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Reconcile Versioned Geodatabase with only DEFAULT version?

Follow up to this: Spatial Database Connection String I am trying to reconcile a versioned geodatabase that has only one version, DEFAULT. I am following the steps from the ESRI documentation: A ...
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ArcPy not running on standard console?

I know this is a newbie ArcPy question, but here is the deal: While I'm inside ArcMap 10, the Python window gives me all output correctly, like this: >>> arcpy.env.workspace = ...
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How to use ArcGIS functionality in Python without running ArcMap (e.g. separate editor/environment)

I'm trying to take the next step in programming ArcGIS with Python and see if its actually possible to run my script/code without having to load ArcMap and paste them into the Python window. I imagine ...
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ArcMap v10 - Polygon Layer - Keeping one polygon above another

I have a shapefile with polygons of differing colors. I am using a white hash pattern to represent partial ownership. In short - Polygon #1 is Green and Polygon #2 is a White Hash pattern. ...
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Remove Holes Existing Within a Single Polygon in ArcGIS 10

I have a shapefile that consists of a single polygon. I have gaps within the polygon that need to be eliminated. The resultant dataset shoulde be a single, solid polygon. I have tried implementing ...
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Is there ArcGIS Symbol Library PDF for ArcGIS Desktop i.e. index for symbols/line weights?

ESRI has an old set of PDFs from 2004 showing all the symbols available in ArcGIS at the time and their names. I don't need it often but if I'm searching for a certain symbol and don't know its name ...
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Edit Attributes in User Form

I am trying to convert my old ArcGIS 9.3 (VBA) code to ArcGIS 10 using Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition. So far I have sucessfully created an pop-up window that displays the attributes of a selected ...
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How to open XML file in ArcGis 10?

I have a XML file that would like to use as a base layer in ArcGIS 10. What are the steps that I need to follow in order to open that file in ArcGIS 10? The XML file does not have coordinates. When ...
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Visual Studio 2010 templates for ArcGIS missing

It seems that I do not have ArcGIS templates in VS 2010 templates folder - \Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE\ProjectTemplates\CSharp\ and as a result ArcGIS ...
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ArcGIS 10 MapControls in MS Access, can it be done?

In the past (9.3 ArcGIS) I was able to develop forms in MS Access where I could drop a MapControl on and have GIS functionality all within Access as long as ArcMap was installed on the same machine. ...
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ArcObjects SDK Server toolbox

Seems to be a recurring nightmare here, but it seems ESRI UK gave us a bum steer. You do not need to install ArcObjects .NET SDK (and, of course, the obligatory VS IDE), but you do need to have an ...
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Can you use active layer as input for dynamic text?

I'm wondering if you can lift the name of a layer in the ToC (within a group) and use it in dynamic text. Is there existing syntax to do this? Perhaps ... <dyn type="ToC" ...
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Display Selected Features Attributes in User Form

I'm trying to convert my ArcGIS 9.3 code to ArcGIS 10 via Visual Basic 2008 Express; however, I'm having a couple issues. The goal is for a user to select a feature in ArcMap, click on this custom ...
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Radius of Curvature Python/Arc, how access x,y coordinates

I have a polyline in ArcMap 10 and I am able to script the length of the line in Python using this bit of code: #Calculate Radius of Curvature #try: # Import system modules import sys, string, os, ...
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create a fishnet using lat/lon table text file

I have a text file with lat/lon table values and want to use this information to generate a fishnet using python. Any heads up would be deeply appreciative. Also please point to if this has been ...
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layer mask does not mask labels, only vector data

I am using ArcGIS 10. I made a layer mask (polygon) that blocks out everyting in a number of vector layers that is outside the area of interest (outside the boundary of two districts). I successfully ...
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Can I take an intersection for polygons WITH A COMMON ID?

I have a thiessan polygons for a bunch of cell towers, and need to cut them when they extend more than 12 miles from a cell tower. What I was thinking of doing is taking a buffer from each point, and ...
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Creating a line (closest vertex to line)

I am working in reorganising our utility data. Two years ago, we have started collecting Private Service water line. We still have a lot of them to extract from old Record Drawings. I was ...
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What causes ArcPy RuntimeError: TextElementObject: Error in setting text?

I am trying to generate a map book with the following code that I downloaded but I keep getting an errror: *File "Y:\Planning\GIS Planning Analyst\projects\county_map_book\9_GenerateMapBook.py", ...
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Delete a line between two polygons so I have one polygon

I have two polygons that are coincident. I want to merge them in to one polygon and delete the line that is between the two polygons; the merge didn't do it; it kept the line in between them. How do ...
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Automatically display related records for selected feature in tablewindow with ArcObjects

Is there a way through ArcObjects to automatically display the related table(s) for the selected feature in ArcMap in the attribute window (tablewindow) without the user having to click on it and ...
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How to import data from excel and associate it with individual shapes?

New user on ArcMap - Working with shapefiles... Question: the shapefile I am working on, a polygon is a plot of land, each plot of land has a history of owners. I am currently having to copy/paste ...
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Is it possible to create a Balloon Callout with a leader?

Is it possible to create a Balloon Callout with a leader? I am using the following code: public void DrawText( IActiveView view, BalloonParms balloonParms ) { ITextElement textElement = new ...
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Exporting query to identify what polygon certain points fall in using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop 10. I have shapefiles consisting of points (street addresses). I also have shapefiles consisting of polygons (ie, congressional districts, city council districts, etc... a ...
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(Professional) Label Positioning?

Just a general question here. I've implemented labeling in my code and solved a fair amount of problems that seemed insurmountable at first. Now that the labeling is working I have directed my ...
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How much RAM can ArcMap use?

I am exporting 36"x48" label intensive maps as PDF. For urban areas, ArcMap 10 hangs or kicks back an error saying it could not complete the operation. I have a quad processor with 4 GB ram. I also ...
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How to create custom Identify tool for ArcMap and ArcExplorer?

I need to create an identify tool that will return text attributes arranged in a graphical form. The scenario is there are text attributes for signs and they need to be displayed just like they would ...
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Buffer Selected Line Segments Using ArcGIS 10 or Python

I haven't quite found a solution for buffering selected line segments of a road network without extporting the selected line segments to a new file and then buffering. I want to avoid creating a ...
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Getting map document name/path from published map service using ArcPy/ArcObjects?

I have several map services published to ArcGIS Server 10.0 SP2 and I have layer metadata files exported to HTML that I want to link to the layers in the map service. Currently the metadata HTML ...
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Add Spatial Database Connection fails?

I created a Database Server (SQL Express 2008.) I created a "New GeoDatabase..." I double-click on "Add Spatial Database Connection." I fill out the dialog and change the transactional version. ...
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Grayscale Bing Basemap - Is it possible in ArcMap?

Is it possible to achieve a grayscale look for the Bing basemap in ArcMap 10? I noticed that its possible with the maps hosted by ESRI since we can access the server that is hosting them. I haven't ...
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How to allow more polyline vertices for a ST_GEOMETRY in Oracle/SDE?

I'm receiving an error writing geometry (in ArcObjects) that has a large number of vertices (around 900). So big, but not ridiculously big. I would expect this to be no problem and I don't recall ...
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E_FAIL when calling ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IImageServer.Initialize()?

I am using ArcGIS Engine and Developer Kit 10 on Windows 7. Specifically, I'm writing an ArcObjects console program using Visual C# Express 2008. I am attempting connect to an image server via a URL ...