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How to Verify if a FeatureLayer already exists?

I am currently working on a project where when user loads up their map (mxd) into our system, we create several custom featuerlayers for them. My problem is though, I have no idea how to check if I ...
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Creating dynamic links between features

I currently want to create links between 2 features. Ie., I have 2 basins that flow out and I want to use a line/polyline to have a link out of them and both point to a common 3rd feature, indicating ...
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To what extent is SQL's language accessible via ArcGIS tools?

That question just sounds so redundant... At any rate, I have been asked to explore the uses of SQL in ArcGIS. We use an SDE DB for all server-side storage and DB managing/large-scale editing. ...
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ArcEngine 10 Editor: Split/Rotate/Cut Features toolbar?

I am currently looking for the Split/Rotate/Cut/Reshape tools in the toolbar control provided by ESRI, however according to ArcGIS Engine commands page there isn't one. Is it called something else ...
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How to MOVE and RESIZE Features within a Layer?

I am still new to ArcEngine 10, I currently am able to create a feature layer that is associated with a feature class. Its a polygon layer. So I can create polygon, give it attritbute table and put it ...
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Calling a AddIn from another class or AddIn?

I've tried several ways but I can't find anything working. Is there any possebility to call an AddIn from outside? I want to fill a AddIn Combobox when the OnClick-Event of an AddIn Button is fired, ...
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Changing Button's Enable-State on ArcMap10-Start

How can the enable-state of a AddIn-Button be influenced on start of ArcMap? My button should be disabled on startup of ArcMap and than turned enabled when the Edit-session is started. In ArcGIS 9.3 ...
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How to work with locators in ArcGIS 10.0

I wrote my locator class which grab features from my web service. I picked it up in the ArcMap and now I can perform a search in the geocoding toolbar. The suprise for me is the way results of ...
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Font color in legends ArcGIS 10

I've got a parcel feature class in ArcGIS 10. Some of the parcels were in the shapefile when I got it. Others I've added after importing the shapefile to a feature class in a personal geodb. I want ...
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Is it possible to access ArcGIS's table operations “Summarize…” and “Statistics…” in python?

ArcGIS has a few nifty table tools, including Summarize and Statistics. Is there a way to access them through arcpy, or will I have to hack my own methods via math and lists?
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WindowsForm in AddIn-Toolbar?

Is there any possibilty to add a little WindowsForms with a textbox to an AddIn-Toolbar? In ArcGIS 9.3 I could easily add it to the Toolbar.cs like all the buttons ect with AddItem. But how can I do ...
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VBA to VB.NET (Visual Studio 10) Migration - ArcMap Focus

I will be migrating several VBA applications currently in ArcMap 9.3.1 to Visual Studio 10 in the near future, and wanted some feedback on the general migration steps listed below. I wanted to make ...
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How do you specify the width of a column that has been extruded from a point in arcscene?

I've extruded a set of points based on a z variable but I want to increase their width so they're easier to see.
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How to access data from a selected feature in ArcGIS 10?

First to describe my problem as I see it. I've been asked to design a tool that will take a selected features attributes and copy it out to an output table, with each successive selection and ...
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Looking for a way to change the default shape file label in ArcGIS 10

Is there a way to change ArcGIS's default shapefile label Font: Aerial Size: 8 to something we are using over and over again? As shown in attached screen shot, i'd like to include a label expression ...
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Running ARCgis 9.3.1 and 10.0 on the same machine

I have the full installation Media for 10 (9.3/SQL05 already loaded). And two editor licenses (one loaded and a new license file). What manner of wizardry is involved in getting around the conflict ...
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What software to use as an all-around solution for mining GIS?

My employer wants me to look into constructing geology maps, modeling 3D subsurface geological formations, producing geological cross sections and other mining related products from various drill hole ...
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ArcGIS Desktop 10 - MyBase.UpdateBitmap()

I am changing one icon on my extension toggle toolbar in runtime using: MyBase.UpdateBitmap(New Bitmap(Me.GetType(), bitmapResourceName)) This works fine but I get a border/highlight around my ...
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How to launch a tool when my button has been pressed

I use ArcGIS 10.0 and ArcGIS .net SDK. I created AddIn project which contains Tool: <Tool id="AddSearchLocationPoint" class="AddSearchLocationPoint" category="Add-In Controls" ...
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Putting multiple lines of Python into ArcGIS 10's Field Calculator

I've gotten some incredibly valuable help here on this already, much Thanks. Entering these lines of Python one at a time works like a charm.... Just need one more seemingly simply issue solved... ...
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How to rotate polygon

how do i rotate a polygon drawn from the Create Features menu?
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How to Batch export MXD to PDF files?

Nico Burgerhart made a fantastic script called "Batch export MXD to PDF" back in 2008. http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=14872 Any ideas how to implement it in ArcGIS 10? Something ...
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Using “Merge Divided Roads” tool with lesser parallel lines

When using the "Merge Divided Roads" tool, it merges roads that "trend generally parallel to one another". This means that from figure one.. It will merge the beginning, where the roads are close to ...
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How do I activate a custom ITool from a form without having to add it to a toolbar? (ArcGIS 10 add-in development)

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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topology rules for structuring topology data to get line feature as topoparent in topology graph

i Created topology graph of a polygon feature and i copied geometry of topology edges into line feature class,and topology nodes into point feature class i created topology layer containing ...
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Using IDocumentEvents_Event from a .NET 4 assembly within ArcMap

Are there a known issues when working with events from .NET 4 COM assemblies within ArcMap? For example, when using IDocumentEvents_Event from a .NET 4 assembly in ArcObjects, the event appears to ...
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Process a raster with multiple geoprocessing tools in arcgis 10 using python - flow between processes

I'm writing a short python script that includes processing rasters with different geoprocessing tools in ArcGis 10, for example, the three processes below, is this best way to use multiple tools ...
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How to create a Chart in Silverlight that is bound to Layer in the Map?

I have a simple Silverlight Application that has a Map control that shows a ESRI Tiled layer service and a Dynamic Layer service. The Dynamic Layer service is just called "Wells" and it has a "Date" ...
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How can I programmatically switch to a edittemplate in ArcMap10 like switching the editor target in ArcMap 9.3?

on ArcMap 9.3: IEditLayers pEditLayers; IFeatureLayer pFeatLayer; IMap pMap = ((IMxDocument)Application.Document).FocusMap; pEditLayers = (IEditLayers)Editor; pMap = Editor.Map; for (int i = 0; i ...
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Canvec Symbology in Arcgis 10?

Is anyone working on porting the Canvec Symbology toolkit to ArcGIS 10? How would you go about it if you were? The canvec symbology toolkit is comprised of a canvec.style file (which is an ms-access ...
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Batch shapefile merge, with adding and calculating field

I have over 60 shapefiles, all in their own folders. I'm looking to add a field titled "Name" and then populate it with the name of the shapefile. I want to be able to do this so that I can then ...
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IFeatureWorkspace.CreateFeatureClass() error

I am trying to read a csv file straight into a set of new feature classes within a new file geodatabase, but I am getting the following stack trace when it fails: Attempted to read or write ...
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How to fix JSON error in Silverlight Application?

I am trying to run a simple Silverlight application based on code provided by ESRI at this link (Silverlight Samples). My app works fine if I just use the TiledLayer but if I add the Dynamic layer ...
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Why is sometimes geometryType not returned in JSON from ArcGIS Server layer REST API?

Does someone know why the geometryType not always get returned from ArcGIS Server layers? According to the API documentation Layer / Table the geometryType is returned on layers: //properties ...
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How can I digitize features on an Y,Z plane in ArcGIS?

How can I geo-reference and digitize features on a Y,Z plane of a vertical cross-section in ArcGIS? The surface coordinate system is NAD 83 UTM 15. This is a simplified version of the question found ...
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ArcView Feature-creation Hanging

When creating polygon features in ArcView 10, using the auto-complete polygon tool, I create a feature neighboring another polygon and ArcView hangs or processes for over 15 seconds. The feature is ...
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How to digitize directional drilholes from scanned vertical sections? [duplicate]

I need an advice how to do this. Normally, I either receive a file containing drill holes or at least data with xy position, direction, depths and attributes. I then use this data for further ...
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How to find Clusters of N Points Within X Distance?

We have tried two methods of cluster analysis: Cluster and Outlier Hot Spot ... but neither meets our specification which has these 3 parameters: a Set of Point features N points within a ...
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Problem with deleting file locks in ArcGIS 10

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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Trouble creating a query table

I need to join one feature class and one table. This is a one to multiple join, therefore, my only option seems to be by creating a query table. My problem is that the fields I want to join do not ...
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Are there any efficient methods for processing ArcGIS-based database tables outside of the ArcEtc program library?

Let us say, for the sake of argument, that you are working with a table that is over 2 GB in size (so .dbf is automatically ruled out... right?). To even create such a document, ArcGIS requires that ...
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How can I effectively debug arcpy Python scripts?

I have written many Python scripts using arcpy in ArcGIS 10, and so far my only means of debugging is restricted to printing messages to the geoprocessing results window using arcpy.AddMessage(). Are ...
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How to use ColorBrewer in ArcGIS 10?

I've been using ColorTool (based on supreme ColorBrewer) for most of my mapping needs in ArcMap. After migrating to ArcGIS 10 I discovered that it will no longer be a case. Are there any other ...
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Can GeoServer 2.0.2 access ArcSDE 10.0 databases?

It looks like ArcSDE 10.0 databases are not yet supported... At least documentation on the geoserver-2.0.2-arcsde-plugin doesn't appear to address it specifically, and I can't get it to work. Is ...
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Null values in plugin data source

How do you appropriately setup a plugin data source to allow for null values (in .NET - C# preferred)? I'm currently setting up a field using: field.Type_2 = esriFieldType.esriFieldTypeSingle; ...
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Change annotation font size on a IGeoFeatureLayer

I would like to change the font size for the annotations on an IGeoFeatureLayer. I tried to set it in the lpLabelEngine.Symbol.Font.Size below but the set doesn't persist. IGeoFeatureLayer ...
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Layer package duplication

I create a layer package from desktop 10 and the double click to decompress it on my machine (to see what the customer is going to see). I get the initial folder (same as my lpk file) and then another ...
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Watershed Delineation

I am trying to delineate just the catchment area of some lakes, and am wondering the correct way to do this. I already have a filled DEM, along with a flow direction and a flow accumulation raster. Is ...
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Creating a raster surface of overlaps from vector polygon shapefiles?

Basically what I'm trying to do (in ArcGIS 10) is to compare three vector files in order to create a 'comparison' raster layer. I tried using Data Comparison (under Data Management tools) but it ...
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Remove feature layer using ArcPy script?

I have an ArcPy based script where I'm trying to intersect two layers where one layer must have its centroid in the other layer. Since I need to know that one layer (feature_layer below) includes ...