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How to disable and enable drawing in ArcMap using Python?

The script that I'm writing repositions two data frames and sets their extents. When doing this, it redraws the entire Active View 4 times, slowing the script substantially. Pressing F9 or ...
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Loading .style file?

I have a file Trees.style that I'm trying to load into arcgis 10.0 I cant get it to recognize. Can somebody point me to detailed (read bonehead) loading directions?
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ArcGIS 10.0, Field Calculator Nested “if” statement with strings

I need to assign a value depending on other two columns "FNP" and "Teilort". I wrote this script in phyton for field calculator. It actually works (no error messages) but the results in every cell is ...
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Road Topology Problem solution for junction

I am working with a Road Network. I have digitized the lines with AutoCAD Map 3D. Then Imported it to ArcMap. After entering all kind of database I have created Routing Dataset. But unfortunately its ...
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Closest Facility Solve Failing

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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ArcGIS Solar Radiation tool says output global radiation raster empty?

I am using ArcGIS 10 with windows7 64 bit on core i7 processor I am working with ArcMap 10 solar radiation tool to create the area solar radiation map. Every time I run the tool it stops after some ...
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Difference between Custom Layer & plugin data source?

You can add custom data to ArcGIS Desktop in two different ways: Plug-in Data Sources Custom Layer What is the difference between these two? I'm looking at the possibility of creating an editable ...
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Cutting features to do opposite of clipping in ArcGIS Desktop?

What´s the easiest/smartest way of getting the opposite output of the clipping tool? I just need the area of feature A1 which is not covered by feature A2 in a new Layer/File. Now, I get the result ...
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Is snapping working when changing from NAD83(decimal degree) to NAD83 Zone UTM 11N(meters)?

I've used the following ESRI snippet to Convert the display extents in Pixels (at the current map scale) and then return out the map units. public System.Double ...
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Calculating angle of telemetry GPS points in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone know if it is possible to calculate the angle of telemetry GPS points in ArcMap?
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Is it possible to add a service as an item in arcgis online through Arcmap 10.0

I tried adding service as an item to ArcGIS Online through ArcMap 10.1 , that i was successful in doing . Now i want to do the same by using ArcMap 10.0 . I am not able to find the options . Is ...
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How can I monitor my arcgis server 10.0 services?

I regularly have the problem that after windows server updates the application server is automatically restarted and the ArcGIS Server 10.0 services are not restarted. I am not aware of this until my ...
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batch reclassify rasters with different elevation ranges

I have about 500 elevation rasters, and I would like to use modelbuilder with an iterator to reclassify each raster into distinct elevation ranges (0-1m, 1-2m, 2-3m, 3-4m, 4-5m). I believe my problem ...
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Distance between consecutive points

I am wondering how I can get the distance between consecutive GPS locations in ArcMap 10 (i.e. the distance between consecutive GPS locations sent in during a wildlife telemetry study).
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merge rasters with nodata cells

I want to create single attribute table base on multiple overlapping raster. Some raster do not overlap completely but have common areas. In that situation I need the value from other raster while ...
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How to calculate stream order from vector data in ArcGIS 10

I know that NVision Solutions has a tool for calculating stream order from vector hydrography data for ArcGIS 9.3.1. Is there something similar that works with ArcGIS 10?
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Maximum number of shapefiles for merge tool?

I have over 180,000 shapefiles that I have to merge (or append) into a final shapefile. I have written a python script to do so which uses the acrpy.append_management tool. However the runtime is too ...
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Creating Stream Order

All of cell's values are "1" into stream network. Later, stream link seperates the segments using stream order tool. And, each stream segment has different grid codes. How do Stream Order discriminate ...
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Merging hundreds of Aerial Photos into one big file?

I have tried to merge my 405 Aerial Photos into one. I have FME and ArcInfo 10.0 at my disposal on Windows 7 64bit. I have tried the following: create a mosaic; export all images from a ...
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How to mosaic lots of TIF files [duplicate]

I have 550 piece of .Tif fil files. I need to mosaic them. I tried QGIS, ERDAS and ArcGIS but they crashed everytime. In Erdas Tif's stored only 4GB limit of size. Which solution can be useful for me ...
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Why is Orthorectify button not active in Image Analysis Windows in ArcGIS10?

I wanted to Ortho rectify GeoEye HR imagery using existing RPC and IFSAR DTM in Image Analysis. According to ArcGIS Resource center ...
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Toolbox from 10.0 causes an ArcGis 10.1 crash

I'm trying to open a toolbox prepared in ArcGis 10.0 in ArcGis 10.1 but it crashes the entire application. No error message is shown. Any ideas what might cause the problem? Or how to debug it?
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ITopologicalOperator simplify takes more time

The objective is to cut the polygon where the lines are intersect. The polygon has 183182 vertices and taking more time while using simply method so process time is increased very huge. Please suggest ...
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Can 2D polygon be used as hard breakline for terrain?

I've been working with TINs for years and have only ever been satisfied when using 3D polylines for breaklines. I am currently transitioning to using terrains and after reading the documentation in ...
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How to Interpolate through ModelBuilder?

I would like to create an iterated interpolation tool through ModelBuilder. I have an excel file containing different columns and each column represents a data that will be interpolated using Spline ...
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How can I find small distance between polylines?

I`m trying to find lines which have small distance between them and I am using ArcGIS 10 for this. I had tried to make points at the both ends of the lines and to detect the distance between points ...
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mosaic dataset and overview failed in arcgis

I m working with arcgis 10. i m trying to optimize the storage and the visualization of heavy raster. After importing raster in file geodatabase i put them in a mosaic dataset and i generate overview ...
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Creating single feature to represent group of individual features, based on location and #, using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am looking for an algorithmic way of handling this situation, as I can do it manually with the ruler and some time, but it would be nice to find a programmatic to have Arc do the work for me, so any ...
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Can't change Data Frame display units in ArcMap 10

Last week, I went to View -> Data Frame Properties... -> General tab to change the data frame map display units from Decimal Degrees to Degrees Decimal Minutes. (the Map Units were still in Decimal ...
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transparency in pie charts

I was able to make my pie charts in one mxd transparent, which I prefer, but I cannot replicate it. When I try to look it up it seems pie charts cant be made transparent. they are two different layers ...
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Remove duplicated items in Arc attribute table?

I have imported a set of points into ARCmap using a kml file created in google earth. During this process, a number of the points were duplicated (see below). Is there a way to get rid of the ...
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Multiline VBScript Label Expressions in Arcpy

I am able to set simple label expressions, but when I try to set multiline expressions (which all VBScript expressions are) it does not get copied into the expression box properly. I have tried using ...
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python code to import utm csv file into arcmap 10 and create an offset line at any distance in both sides [closed]

Am working on this script but it is not running as expected. I need to to import a csv file with 10 kms of data for the road center line then offset it at 20m both sides. below is the link to the ...
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ERROR 000212: Cannot create XY event source Failed to execute (MakeXYEventLayer)?

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 those points based off ...
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Want to use GDAL in Arc10 toolbox via subprocess call

I'm attempting to launch a version Python 2.5 that supports GDAL from an ArcGIS10 toolbox script. I'm doing this because I'm having loads of trouble importing the GDAL library directly into Arc, and ...
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Doesn’t cal AGSSOM program to manage AGS mapservices from python script

We are using ArcGISServer 10.0 on a windows server. Because of database management we need to stop several ArcGISServer Services. For this purpose I use the AGSSOM program, which is called from the ...
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Python scaling issues and possible subprocess conflicts?

I have always found such great analytical and programming expertise on StackExchange in the past that I hope you can help me. Background: I have a project that involves spatially joining and ...
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Setting time animation by number of frames

I'm trying to use the ArcGIS 10 animation system to produce a time series of points by year. There are only 65 years in the dataset, and I want to make it so there is only one frame per year. I have ...
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Merge multiple feature datasets while maintaining shapefiles for respective point, line, and polygon files nested ArcGIS

I've been doing some digging and a few days of playing around with my data in ArcInfo but I haven't been able to find a solution to merging datasets, which consist of many different point, line, and ...
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How to Average neighboring county data and store in original?

I have data for several rain stations, i have averaged the data and given each county a value. Some counties have null values and I would like to pull the data from the all the bordering counties and ...
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How to split a raster into x tiles that overlapped by x km?

I have a raster that I split into three tiles by using the function Split raster in ArcMap as follows: How can I split my raster into three tiles that overlap by 2 km as follows : ?
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To Use or Not to Use Relationship Classes?

I am building a government database from a massive amount of data. Now I am following the standard approach of the ESRI Local Government Data Model, but modified to fits the needs and wants of a ...
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Table equivalent to Dissolve for features in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a data table that I need to trim down, merging records which have the same value in an ID field and performing a couple math operations on various other fields (summing, averaging). The ...
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How to represent multiple values using 3D Analyst's Interpolate Line Tool

I have a related question (found here - Creating line transects for sampling across raster and vector data (stack profile)) but I think it is worth posting this as a separate question. I need to ...
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Returning value from other field, using FieldCalculator

I am very new to Python and need what I believe is a very basic script in order for my field to represent another fields' input, if the field's value is 0. I tried to search for this, but gave up ...
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Drawing boundary through DEM of glacier valley using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to calculate/draw the boundary extent in Glacier valley with the help of DEM. Can you please guide me which is the best tools in ArcGIS and steps to calculate.
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Grid Index Features ArcMap 10.0

I am developing a custom script for a small company. The rule of this script is to create something like the Split tool but in Basic License level. So, at first, I Would like to create an Index ...
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Minimum mapping unit for raster on ArcGIS

So I have this huge national wetlands raster and I'm trying to set a minimum mapping unit of 5 acres. Meaning I want to delete clusters of pixels that are smaller than 5 acres. But the raster's ...
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Creating unique IDs for file geodatabase using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I use ArcEditor licence level, ArcGIS 10.0 version, and we're talking about a file geodatabase. I have several feature classes (electric energy domain) and I want to connect them using relationship ...
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How come “Zoom to Polygon” always puts me in the middle of Nebraska?

This is an issue related to this question I'd asked a few days ago. I've got that code working, to an extent. Every time, though, that I double click on one of the Polygons in the attribute table that ...