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Data Frame Property options have changed

I have Googled and searched ESRI help files and experimented until I am blue, not to mention reloading ArcGIS Desktop10 for Repair and adding the SP5 to it. I no longer have the options of border or ...
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Use python to add layers to TOC

I've been battling with adding layers to the TOC for some time now. I have managed to single layers added but need to loop through a folder and add all layers. Shapefiles I cannot get to add at all. ...
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How to change feature class and field aliases in bulk?

I have over a hundred FCs, each with 10 or 20 attributes to add or change the aliases for, two or more times a year. Needless to say, this is not something I'm going to grunt my way through. How can I ...
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Why is the Dissolve Tool not working?

I'm still having trouble with the dissolve tool and I've tried all of the solutions offered here including moving the process from the background and repairing the geography. I've also tried amending ...
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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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Accessing advanced symbol levels with python in ArcMap

Does anyone know if it is possible to access the symbolgy levels in ArcGIS10 with python? I have a layer "temp" that I print to a pdf. The symbology is printed correctly but is drawn in the wrong ...
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Create matrix measuring distance from each point to every other point along polylines

I'm working on a project involving ancient trade routes. I have two datasets: 1) -Nodes (around 1000): Every node has a nodeID, lon, and lat 2) -Arcs (several hundred): contains a record for each ...
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Looking for real examples of using GIS in logistics and transport systems (maritime, auto, rail) [on hold]

As mentioned in title I'm looking for real examples of using GIS in logistics and transport systems. To be specific I'm trying to find any articles or books with detailed explanation of achieved goal ...
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How to rotate and move polygons to different angles using ModelBuilder (or ArcPy)?

I have a few thousand polygons (all square) that I need to rotate to various angles that are in the attribute table, and then move so that each polygon gets moved 3/4 up from the original centroid, ...
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How arcMap tool run in async mode with arcpy?

I am using python in arcmap 10.0 to execute "Topo To Raster" tool. I am successful to execute this in blocking/sync mode. but I want to execute this tool with python in async mode. workspacePath = ...
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Reading shapefile directory in Python? [on hold]

I am developing tool on ArcGIS ArcMap 10.0 with .NET and Python technology. In TOPOTORASTER tool , I give a line feature class. the line feature class path something like this: inputOne = ...
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Many-to-Many relationship class table- automatically fill in?

Is there a way that the table of a many-to-many relationship class can automatically be filled in without me selecting the elements connected? So far I am using this method: ...
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Label points at regular intervals using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm working with lines on roads represented by a large number of sequencial points. Since labeling all of them would make the points impossible to identify, I'd like to know if there is a way to label ...
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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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Why is an extra field necessary when creating point shapefile from csv files in Python?

I have a Python script that creates a point shapefile from a csv file within a Python script. This script gives me a ValueError for the longitude field (LON) if there isn't an extra nonsensical field ...
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Select and copy attributes features in ArcMap using Python add-in tool?

I'm trying to add a tool to an add-in toolbar to select features from an existing feature class and copy attributes to another feature class,from point to point. TopoHeight_Field_Name='Comment' def ...
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Find distances between points through a raster

I have a set of 79 points located overlaid on a raster that defines distance through coastal waters: each cell equals 100 metres, with NoData for coast and islands. I can use this raster to create ...
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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 save and reload legend settings using Python?

I know how to change settings of a legend individually by arcpy (like: Patch, Title, Items, Columns, Frame, Element Size&Position, etc.), but now I would like to use the exact legend settings ...
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Identify cities for interval 10-100 miles for landfill gas leak risk for each ladfill site? [closed]

I tried multi buffer on sites for intervals 10-100 which selects all the sites in that range, but unable to find a solution where we can classify cites for intervals 10 through 100. Example : for ...
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ArcPy - Syntax Error when using reclassify tool

I have been writing a code to automate a variety of processes in Arc Toolbox. I have used a line to reclassify before but this time when using it I am coming up with a Parsing Error (SyntaxError). I ...
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Adding label in the group animation

Does anyone have experience on adding labels on the group animation in ArcMap 10? I have 10 raster layer in a group layer. I wish to show the raster layer name as a label during the animation. I ...
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how to open several MXD files at the same time ( within the same window )in Arcgis10

I have a simple question. How can I open several MXD files at the same time in Arcgis 10? Whenever I try to open the second MXD file Arcgis asks me to save the first MXD file and then it closes it ...
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Problem when executing Dissolve method in ArcEngine

I'm always having a problem in GP.execute() when trying to execute this method. Here is my code: Friend Function DissolveFeatures(ByVal pInFLayer As ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IFeatureLayer, ByVal ...
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Is there any place in which I can find a list of invalid database characters for ArcGIS 10?

Relating to my question about the split tool here, as suggested I ask a new question: is there any place with a list of invalid characters to use in a database in ArcGIS 10? edit: It is in relation ...
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Merge adjacent polygons ArcGIS

I want to use ArcGIS to merge adjacent polygons with each other. There is no common filed between the polygons and hence the Dissolve tool is not the ideal solution. The polygons that I want to ...
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Is there a way to automatically increment the Version value in the Config.esriaddinx file?

I don't think there is an out-of-the-esri-box way to do this, but has anyone hacked up a way to change this value automatically for a build? Perhaps using a pre-build event command?
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Displaying X, Y coordinates on ArcGIS not working

I am trying to geocode some coordinates I have from my Excel sheet onto ArcGIS but everytime I do so, it doesn't show up on the screen. When I right click on the sheet layer to see where it went, it ...
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ArcPAD 10 default value for combo box?

Hi am trying to set a default value for a combobox to speed a highway survey. The default value doesnt work have tried various scripts but I cant get them to work. Thanks
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Reading data from file geodatabase using OleDbConnection?

I'm able to connect to a file geodatabase using an OleDbDataAdapter and read the attribute table just fine - from within visual studio. However, when I put the code inside a windows service it ...
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Polygon data to Point Feature Data

Using ArcGis 10.0. What I am looking for is a way to get point features that are placed in a polygon to have the same "Address" value. This is the same as the "Spatial Join" feature, however, I am ...
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Merging CAD and .mdb table into a feature class

I have cad file (.dwg) which contains the geometry and the attributes are in the tables of access (.mdb) database. The common FIELD in both of them is "HANDLE". How do I convert these into a ...
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Accessing attribute table within shapefile and replace values?

I would like to find a Python script that will access an attribute table within a shapefile and either update or replace records inside a field column. More specifically, I would like to use the ...
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Identifying the side of a point from the closest polyline in ArcMap 10.0

I have a set of polylines (a network of streams and rivers) with information on the left and right side of the streams on riparian structure. I also have locations (points) of either side of the ...
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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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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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How can I get an elevation-profile across the glacier valley from a DEM?

I have the black-circled-yellow dots known elevation, but the rest ones of same elevation, I dont know. Please follow the print screen... How will I get those points and create the profile across the ...
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Estimating river Channel Width using Python/ArcGIS/MATLAB/R?

I am trying to estimate the river channel width from digitized polygon or poly-lines shapefiles. To do so, I converted poly-line shape files to points.shp at regular intervals (at 1 cm). Later, I ...
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Why does an 32-bit FGDB raster have a smaller file size than 8-bit?

Using Arc 10.0, I have a single band, 32-bit signed raster as the only item in a file geodatabase. Using ArcCatalog, I copy that raster to a new geodatabase with an 8-bit unsigned pixel type. As ...
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Automating importing of symbology into feature classes in ArcMap? [closed]

I'm using ArcMap 10. I'm importing several shp files with the same schema using the FeatureClassToGeodatabase tool in Arcpy and during the process I would also like to apply some standard symbology ...
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ArcGIS export layout with inserted EMF graphics

using ArcGIS 10 SP3 for some simples mapping tasks. But::: I have a layout with some inserted EMF graphics. These graphics are in fact formatted Excel-tables. The first rows in the tables are shaded ...
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Publishing maps and services to ArcGIS Server 9.3 when created by ArcGIS Desktop 10.0? [closed]

We have license of (ArcGIS desktop10) for our users. We use it for create maps, when we want to publish that maps and services by licensed ArcGIS for server 9.3 , we first convert MXD (version 10) ...
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Finding distance between consecutive points using ArcGIS Desktop?

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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How to create a graphic point by xy value?

I have implemented this code to create point event layer by xy text file, however I'm wondering how to create a point graphic by xy value? This script draws point graphic by mouse down. When I ...
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Is there a line symbology that also shows vertices?

Is there such a thing as a line/vertices symbology? If not a workaround? In some situations, particularly when editing, I would like to see my lines as well as all the vertices similar to the effect I ...
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Can you access ArcScan from a python script?

I'm using a python script with ArcPy in ArcGIS 10, and want to access some ArcScan functions. Is this possible? I can't see anything in the documentation about it, but I can't really find any very ...
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How to apply new renderer in ArcObjects?

I try to create a new renderer for a geo feature layer in ArcGIS 10. (My project is an asp.net based webservice) There is one solution I got from a tutorial that works, but only for a ISimpleRenderer ...
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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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Arcpy 10.0 using update cursor completes but ArcGIS crashes

I'm using an update cursor to iterate through my feature class, create a selection and then delete the row if it meets the condition. It partially works - I get no error messages and the script ...
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Pick Address From Map tool won't work

I tried to ask this question before and I made a mess of it. I have edited the question to what I hope will be a more understandable form. Please help me if you can! We just installed Service Pack ...