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Using memory management and error handling to improve performance of ArcPy script? [on hold]

I have an ArcPy script that adds new fields and then deletes unnecessary fields from a group of feature classes. I am a novice at ArcGIS and even more so at ArcPy, but have been able to piece together ...
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Is it a bad idea to use a geometric network for road editing?

I am producing a road map (for print and online). I was thinking of using creating a geometric network with my roads, for editing purposes mainly, but I would like to know any critical downsides of ...
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ArcGIS raster calculator: ERROR 000539: Error running expression: rcexec() <type 'exceptions.ImportError'>: No module named collections

My raster is in the GRID format, source type is continuous and pixel type is floating point (32bit). If i use the raster calculator ("dem" *1000 or "dem >= 2m" (to highlight certain heights) it ...
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How do you provide a magnified view within layout view?

I want to label each land parcel and realize some groups of parcels are too small and close together to label effectively. Therefore, I want to create a magnified view to include on the sheet for this ...
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Part of layer disappears when printing ArcGIS 10.0 as pdf

There are a couple of maps i made that I want to save as pdf in ArcGIS 10.0. For three of the maps it worked fine, but there are problems with the other two. The first one has a layer that consists ...
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Running Python script that includes ArcPy functions?

I have to export about 250 layers in one mxd File to maps in ArcGIS 10. I found a script on this site at Exporting each layer in map to separate image using ArcPy?: mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(...
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Performing morphometric analysis in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am getting problem in morphometric analysis. From srtm data I am getting stream network. in which number of stream are not correct when I manually counting. How can I solve this problem?   this is ...
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Exporting each layer in map to separate image using ArcPy?

I have a mxd file with multiple layers I have to export to PNG/JPG. I would like to create a script which turns on layers one at the time before they are exported. So far I have come up with the ...
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Why do file geodatabase and SDE readers produce different fme_geometry types?

I have one very simple workbench that I am running against both SDE (9.3) and FGDB (10.0) sources. I noticed two different fme_geometry values for same type of objects. For the first one, i.e SDE 9....
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Cannot add domain to field

So I created my domain with coded values for my file geodatabase. I go to the feature class properties, fields tab, I create a new field, verify the data type of the field and domain matches and add ...
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“Extract by Mask” changing raster pixel values…or not?

I am using ArcMap 10.0 and am confused by my Extract by Mask output rasters. I hope to eliminate the black background from three Landsat ER Mapper images so that I can mosaic them. Originally I ...
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Add information from a raster nc-file to a polygon shapefile

DATA Download from this website the following ZIP file: NUTS_2006_60M_SH.zip and save all the NUTS_RG_60M_2006 files. In what follows I refer to this as "NUTS3 regions". Download from this website ...
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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 lines....
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Merge attribute of points into a polygon : Arcmap 10

I have points layer which the attribute looks like this: FID Shape ID Lat Long 0 Point 2065 -5.51666 106.48333 1 Point 2319 21.93333 120.73366 I also have polygons layer : FID Shape ...
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Web adf measure tool losing focus in chrome browser

Ar gis web adf measure error in chrome and safari browser . When user selects the measure tool n tries to draw on map for distance the line focus is lost. Same thing works in I.E. n Mozilla Firefox ...
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Getting text to center in a label expression

Is there an expression that can be entered in the label expression that will force text to center? Such as the ones used to change case/replace/etc.
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Copying feature from one feature class to another without creating new feature class?

i need to copy a line feature from a line feature class to another existing feature class without creating a new feature class. As copy feature tool creates the copies feature in a new feature class ...
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How to import HDF (L1G) files into ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have downloaded satellite imagery from GLCF website, it has downloaded with .L1G file extension, I am not able to open this file in ArcGIS as well in Erdas, so please let me know how to open this.
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Assigning road road segments to single line file?

I am working on a map of traffic data. How can I join my excel spreadsheet which has traffic data based on segments of a road to the shapefiles where each road is a single line file? Do I have to ...
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How to add Table View to Data Frame using ArcPy in ArcMap 10.0?

How does one add a table to the current map in ArcMap 10.0? 10.1 has the function arcpy.mapping.AddTableView, but this function does not exist in earlier versions. Must the table be made into a layer ...
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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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ArcPy replaceDataSource

I'm attempting to replace a datasource in an outline map frame using ArcPy. The rest of the script seems to run OK, but after the script has run the datasource the datasource of that layer shows an ...
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How to crop a satellite image?

I am wondering how to or if it is possible to crop a SPOT satellite image (the image has black edges) using ArcMap 10 and if so how do you do this.
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How to get easting & northing of cell in raster using ArcPy?

It might be very simple task. But I would appreciate if someone can comment on How I can get easting and northing of a single cell raster using arcpy as this value is used for in further steps.
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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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Setting a scale range for labels in KML files

Is there a way for labels to be displayed in KML only when zoomed in (or out) beyond a certain scale range, just as it is possible in ArcGIS? If exporting to KML from ArcGIS, I guess the first step is ...
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Finding field with maximum value and field name using ArcPy cursor?

I was wondering if an equivalent of summary statistics exists for finding such statistics across fields rather than records in a table. For example, of several fields, I wanted to find which one has ...
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cad to shapefile conversion

i have use arcgis10.1,arcobjects.net. i did following code ESRI.ArcGIS.Geoprocessor.Geoprocessor gp = new ESRI.ArcGIS.Geoprocessor.Geoprocessor(); gp.OverwriteOutput = true; ...
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error on mxd.save/saveACopy

I'm trying to use arcpy to save an .mxd and am having an issue. It doesn't matter if I use mxd.save or mxd.saveACopy I get the same error. I know it doesn't look like I am doing anything w/ it here, ...
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How to Extract by Attribute Using ModelBuilder with User Input?

Using ModelBuilder, I want to create a tool that will let a user choose the value or values that will be used to extract a shapefile. I have a parcel layer with a "Parcel_Type" field. I want the user ...
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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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Easy way to create a boundary polygon shapefile from a set of LAS files using ArcGIS 10?

I have a bunch of LAS file sets that I need to process. The current task at hand is to generate a "footprint" shapefile that contains polygons for each LAS tile. I am looking for a graceful way to ...
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Determining local geodatabase release version with ArcPy?

Can anyone get the release version of a ESRI local geodatabase, using arcpy? I should be simple, and yet... I use the "Describe" function on both personal and file geodatabases, and need to retrieve ...
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Erasing small polygons from bigger overlapped polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have different bigger polygons (buffers) which are overlapped (A,B,C,...) and the inner smaller ones (a,b,c,...). I want to erase smaller ones from bigger ones in the way the results be A-a, B-b, C-...
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Calculate nearest feature with a barrier

I have three shapefiles: a) polyline with rivers and streams (also as polygon available to me), b) polylines of highways and roads and c) point file with locations in the riparian vegetation. I want ...
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An unexpected error occurred processing the request when requesting the layer definition Url

When I publish my MXD in ArcGIS 10.0, the service url which returns the layer definitions in json format returns an error. {"currentVersion":10.05,"error":{"code":500, "message":"An unexpected error ...
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Exporting 3GB ArcGIS Raster to KML without losing resolution?

I have a 3GB raster layer, and I'd like to export it to KML for use with Google Earth. When I use the "Layer to KML" conversion tool in ArcMap, I end up with a low-resolution overlay: looks like one ...
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How to Geocode South African Addresses in ArcMap 10?

I have about 8,000 addresses to geocode in South Africa. I haven't been able to find an address locator in ArcMap that works (trying to use the 'world places' address locator in ArcMap 10 gives me a "...
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How to aggregate points to polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to aggregate my data points to the polygons so that I could find out how many points I actually have in each polygon, and then export the data contained within each polygon to further look ...
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Time distance by roads from specified point (raster analysis)

I just started to learn arcgis, so even simple tasks looks difficult to me. Can you give me please some guidelines how to create raster where each cell contains time distance by road from specified ...
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Is it possible to inherit a session in ArcGIS 10.0 through the Python window?

So, I'm still struggling with an ESRI 10.0 installation with an Oracle ArcSDE database. I'm nearing the end .... In trying to programmatically edit the versioned data. It needs to be done in an ...
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Changing field type with ArcPy?

What I need to do is change data type of a field of a table or feature class. If there are some data, then I need to transfer it, if its possible, if not possible then just set null for that data. I ...
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Arcgis Visualbasic Templates

I am using ArcGis 10 Template windows application(Desktop) in VisualStudio 2010. i have added an ArcGis Engine Map Control and engine TOC Control in that. when I am Adding my digitized map to the map ...
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Using Integrate tool in ArcGIS for Desktop on several features with range of XY Distance thresholds?

I have a feature class where there are gaps between the polygon features. These features are supposed to be contiguous. The most efficient way that I have discovered is using the integrate tool ...
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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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Where is Angle Measure Tool in ArcMap?

Where is the Angle Measure Tool in ArcMap 10? I can't seem to find it.
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Calculating projected area of polygons with field calculator in ArcMap?

I've got a polygon featurelayer in ArcMap 10. The coordinate system of the featurelayer's featureclass is web mercator. The dataframe of the map uses an equal-area projected coordinate system. I've ...
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Extract river polygons from DEM

I would like to use DEM to extract a river network but I don't want to use the polylines. Is it possible for me to extract polygon (or raster) rivers from DEM? I'm using both ArcGIS 10 and R. If ...
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Eclipse export as runnable jar file error

I am building a destop application , which takes user input for personal geodatabase and finds feature class in it . It works fine till i run it in eclipse , but when i export it as a runnable jar ...