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Why doesn't the Field Calculator work in ArcGis 10?

When I try to calculate a field nothing happens. I have always been able to just select the field, open the field calculator and type = and the new number. This is frustrating because the other GIS ...
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Good thesis topics for GIS? [on hold]

Actually I did intern-ship in flood inundation study of river by using Arc GIS and HEC-GeoRAS so I want to do my thesis related to this with more advancement...any ideas !!
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How to extract Z data from a point layer

I have created a point layer with ~150 points. I have a DEM beneath it, which is where I have taken the X and Y values from. Does anybody know how I can retrieve the Z values, without using the info ...
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Is it possible to display Modified and Size in Contents panel of ArcMap's Catalog Window?

In ArcCatalog 10.0 SP2 it is possible to display the Modified and Size column values, and to sort by them. However, in the Catalog window of ArcMap 10.0 SP2, it does not seem to be possible to do ...
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How to refresh Catalog window from ArcMap using Python?

I am running my script from ArcMap and I have the Catalog window open on the side. I delete some extra files in the end of my script but I have to refresh the Catalog window to see them go. So I ...
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Exporting records from an attribute table and placing them in a txt file

I am trying desperately to grab records in a shapefile's attribute table and copy them, with additional formatting to a txt file. Below is the code I have developed thus far: I have used the ...
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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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Producing singlepart featureclass with unique IDs for each spatially non-connected polygon?

What is the best method to convert a singlepart shapefile (i.e. one record that contains several non-connected polygons) into a mutlipart shapefile? For clarification the original question asked how ...
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Rasters added to mosaic dataset only display at large acale

I have a set of 357 rasters in .jp2 that I've added to a mosaic dataset. All but 7 of them display properly, but the 7 only display at larger scales, around 1:6500 and under. I've tried adding them ...
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Can't create new geodatabase for SQLServer Express in ArcCatalog 10.0

I'm trying to create a new geodatabase in my local SQLExpress Database Server from ArcCatalog 10.0 (ArcInfo). I can create a database server entry just fine (image below): ESRI documentation has me ...
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Delete a Feature from a Different Version While Editing

We have one feature class that always loads from the default version (named 'Work Request'), even when you are editing inside a different version. We use this feature class to identify areas where ...
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How to learn ArcGIS Server? [closed]

I have SQL Server, ArcGIS Server Standard Enterprise 10.0 - and I am new to both. How can I learn to use it. I want to learn ArcSDE but i am unable to understand it. Is ArcSDE available with ArcGIS ...
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How to remove <VALUE> text from legend in layout view?

I'm producing a map in the layout view which I will eventually export as a jpeg. I've added a legend which includes 15 classes but when I insert a legend in layout view its including the word VALUE at ...
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Iterate Workspaces in Modelbuilder not executing all tools

I have a folder which contains a number of file gdbs. These gdbs all have the same structure i.e. a feature dataset FD_1 and several feature classes within the dataset (the two I am interested in are ...
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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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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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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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Should I use hydrological equations or a DEM map to calculate the area inundated for 1m SLR scenario?

I want to how can calculate area inundated for 1m sea level rise (SLR) scenario in GIS n also procedure of creating 1m SLR for particular area. Do I need to use hydrological equations to get area ...
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Determining Personal Geodatabase version?

I am using ArcMap software. How can I find out Personal Geodatabase Version? I have a client file but I want to find out which version they have used.
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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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Free ServerContext has failed because the Wait Timeout Interval has elapsed

All, ESRI ArcGIS Server 10 SP4 logs below entry in log file. We have a single map service with 100+ layers which has Maximum time client can use a service is 600 seconds (10 min). I am really ...
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Permanently replace/update server/service in each ArcSDE Layer in MXD?

Using the mxd.findAndReplaceWorkspacePaths method, if and MXD is updated and the path the the .sde connection file moves again all of the data sources will break again. Is there a method to ...
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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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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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Calculating all distances from single points to multiple polygons

I have two layers: a point layer defining properties (95 objects), and a polygon layer defining plots of land associated with the properties (211 objects). Each point relates to one or more polygons. ...
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How to populate an attribute table from an interpolation (grid)

I am a novice ARC10 GIS user, with a question on how to add data from a grid file to a shapefile based on an attribute and position. I have a shapefile with fish positions (x,y) and their ...
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How to display survey calls using the traverse tool?

I use the Traverse Tool to run out legal descriptions on deeds and recorded subdivision plats. I'm looking for a way to display the survey calls once I'm done. Is there a way to do that? I'm using ...
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Getting all values of specific field

How do I get all values of a specific field of a feature class in ArcObjects (c#.net)? Is there any way to select all features using IQueryFilter interface?
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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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How to create Extended Data for KML exported from shapefile by ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a GIS shapefile of 300+ points that I am converting to KML using ArcGIS for Desktop. Once in KML I want to create custom balloons by editing the KML file. However, the HTML feature in ArcGIS ...
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Cartographic techniques for symbolizing routing data

Some common problems with displaying routes created from street data, such as bus routes, include: Routes may overlap themselves, such as when a route takes the same road in opposite directions ...
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Replace a feature class in a feature class list

I'm using arcpy with arcgis 10.0. I try a script that erase successively all the feature class of a list depending on a reliability field value. Each time a feature class is erased by an other one, I ...
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How to add individual layer of WMS group layer to ArcMap?

I am attempting to add a single WMS layer that is part of a WMS service group layer. I am writing code to do this using ArcObjects in C# .Net. So far I have been unsuccessful. I can either only add ...
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Meaning of AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da'? [duplicate]

error is : AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da' Code is below: import arcpy import os from arcpy import env # Set local variables inWorkspace = "Q:\\NHD project\\Connection ...
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Boundary sharing line featureclassess [closed]

In my data I have to remove some line feature classes, which are those sharing boundaries with two states i.e. New York and Philadelphia. I have to remove all data of Philadelphia but some feature ...
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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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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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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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Calculating values of field based on two others using Field Calculator in ArcGIS Desktop?

I need to combine two fields in an attribute table. I want to do this using the field calculator. What is the proper script to write to combine a field called "name" and "type", so that it produces ...
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ArcGIS Removing values from a shapefile with Python

I've got a monster shapefile with lots of duplicate records, however each duplicate record has an accuracy rating. I want to remove all duplicate records with a lower accuracy rating. This would be ...
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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 link a video to a GPS trail?

Does anyone of a program, extension or tool that links a video with a GPS trail? I found this video and would like to be able to do something similar. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G07DWVRJBVU ...
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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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Do I need an Add-in or a Stand-Alone Application for a custom form?

The type of application I want to build for ArcMap is to be run from inside of ArcMap and on a click of a button a custom form appears in front of User in which User enters certain parameters and then ...
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How to keep unmatched records (i.e. delete matched records) in table using ArcMap

I need to drop all the records from a table with matching field values in a reference table (i.e. lookup table). Do I join the tables first and keep unmatched records? Or is there any other way to do ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to snap 2 lines together from 2 shapefiles?

I am currently having 2 shapefiles of a roadnetwork. One of them has the best network (lines intersecting correctly etc.) and the other has some attribute info I want. I have no similar attributes to ...
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How can I automatically calculate geometry area when adding a polygon in ArcMap 10

Now I realize I can manually do this after the polygon feature is calculated by right-clicking the column in the attribute tables to calculate geometry or create a python script to do this but neither ...
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name 'row' is not defined error appears overnight

I'm using arcpy with arcgis 10.0. I strived days to write my first python script, and I finally get what I want until...a new error occured during the night. The script you can see below was tested ...
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Why dissolve creates many extra features?

I have a shp file in Arcmap 10 that has ~16600 polygons. Some overlap. I want any polygons that are overlapping to be dissolved into single polygons. I want non-overlapping polygons to remain the ...