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Get displaylevels/zoom level javascript API

Is there any way using JavaScript API to get the current "displayLevels" of the basemap or "basemap zoom level" or "basemap scale" of the map and if it was more/less than certain number I change the ...
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Why can't I checkout points from FGDB?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 with ArcPad 10.0. I am trying to learn how to use the check-out and check-in functionality with a file geodatabase. The database I'm has 13 feature classes in it, most of which ...
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Intersect (analysis) of polygons generating empty output

I have previously asked a question on determining the area of polygons with another polygon boundary. Determining the area of each polygon within a polygon boundary? I came to the conculsion that ...
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Failure to Access DBMS Server Error - ArcGIS/Postgres

If connected to an SDE enabled Postgres database via ArcGIS (10.1) for a long period of time, maybe an hour +, I will often receive an error from ArcGIS stating "Failure to access the DBMS Server[my ...
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Change Map layers when zooming in (JavaScript API)

I have created a web map application (Javascript API) : require([ "esri/map", "esri/dijit/InfoWindowLite", "esri/InfoTemplate", "esri/layers/FeatureLayer", "dojo/dom-construct", ...
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How to add an online basemap in ArcGIS 10 [closed]

How can I add an external online map in ArcMap by inserting the http address, to use as a basemap in order to georeference multiple aerial photos? Or is there a way to georeference these photos using ...
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How to compute geometric intersection using ArcPy?

I want to take geometric intersection of line and polygon shapefile. ArcPy has a tool: arcpy.Identity_analysis but it is available with "ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced" and I have "ArcGIS for Desktop ...
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Create a single connected polygon from multiple polygons

I am trying to create a single continuous (neighborhood) polygon from many tax block parcels. The Multipart to Singlepart GP tool does not accomplish the task since I need the polygon to be complete; ...
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Hyperlink broken path - python check

I've recently come across an issue where some of our hyperlinks aren't working. I'm familiar with python and have made similar scripts before, but I would first like to ask for your assistance to ...
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Want to create a button to toggle Distance Factors

Currently, I use Ground to Grid correction and manually enter 2.78 when I need to create a polygon using a legal description with Texas veras. I'd like to create a "Vera" button that resides on the ...
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How to create button that calculates acres on selected polygon features?

I'm looking to create a simple button that calculates acres on selected polygons and can't quite find what I'm looking for. I read through this thread: automating a python script..., but found it ...
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EPSG code as dynamic text in ArcGIS

Is it possible to get ArcGIS to show the EPSG code for a coordinate system as dynamic text? The default text is quite verbose (see below), and I think just showing the "Coordinate System" is probably ...
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How to avoid or deal with “unable to save” errors within ModleBuilder ArcGIS (10.1)?

Do you have references to best practice, or examples where you have recovered Models or can you share your expertise on how to avoid the "Unable to save model " error within Model Builder. ...
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how to load in_memory data as input for an ARCGIS 10.1 model?

I'm trying to run a model that gets stops from an in_memory workspace and creates a route with directions based on the route, here is what the model looks like: Problem is that the following error ...
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Do you use a proven workflow to edit and document ArcGIS ModelBuilder models?

Do you have any reference to best practice examples , or can you share your expertise on how to keep track of edits to ModelBuilder models , track changes between model/tool versions and maintain ...
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What factors would cause a Model to work on one PC but not on another PC (same ArcGIS v 10.1) (ModelBuilder)

Do you have specific expertise you could share of examples where an ArcGIS Modelbuilder has worked on one PC but not on another? Are there any issues between different Windows versions? There is a ...
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How can I list version name in my silverlight application?

I need to populate combobox with arcsde version name in my silverlight 5 application. Please give me some suggestions.
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ArcGIS 10.1 : Returning shape.area in my code block

I try to calculate a field using an 'if' statement in the field calculator. Here is my code : " #Expression MyField_2 = def Reclass(!MyField_1!) #Parser Python 9.3 #Code Block def ...
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How to Iterate through Bands of Raster using ArcGIS 10.1 ModelBuilder?

I have a large number of rasters with 3 bands (R,G,B). What I want to do is add all 3 bands of each raster together to end up with a single band image with the summed R,G,B values in each pixel but ...
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Extent and Projection on ASTER issue on my ArcGIS 10.1 ArcMap?

On my previous post on my ASTER issue, ASTER extent or projection issues. I decided to revisit on this issue. I am still puzzled as to why my ASTER has geographic coordinate system on its extent but ...
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Command doesn't show up on ICommandBar

I'm trying to put a custom command into the Help menu on startup if it isn't already there. This is my code to do so: private void OnCreate() { // other stuff in OnCreate()... // registering ...
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How to define workspace as input for GP tool in order to select from list CAD layers as the second input?

How to define workspace (folder) as input for gp tool in order to select CAD layers as the second input that will be obtained from the first input?
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Security alert dialogbox when launching arctoolbox

Every time I launch arctoolbox from arccatalog, the following dialog box appears: Then, whatever I answer, it takes ages (~36s) before the box disappear and I can finally use arctoolbox. What could ...
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Heads up digitizing - Polygons overlay differently with two different Satellite images

I have been digitizing building footprints from satellite image using ArcGIS 10.1 . Field data collections is done with the use of four corner point GPS way point. Due to multipath errors, we are ...
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Align and georeference GIS layers exported from CAD

I have two separate CAD files of the same locale. The first one has surface data like street curbs, building footprints, etc. It is not georeferenced, but when I add it to other items in a projected ...
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Poor Temporal Raster Performance over REST

When trying to consume temporal rasters (float values) served from ArcGIS Server over a REST endpoint, the results served up are "wonky". One or two time steps will deliver data as expected but in ...
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How to change dimension annotation style in ArcMap 10.1?

For some reason, the option to add a "New" or "Import" style is grayed out. I tried creating a different dimension annotation feature class with the style I want, and then copy and pasting the ...
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Calculating minimum/maximum width for overlay of two polygon strips in ArcGIS or some Opensource GIS

Is there some solution for calculating minimum and maximum width for overlay of two polygon strips? When I clip these strips the result is another strip with variable width about 1 km and 20 km long. ...
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How do I keep my callout boxes from looking wrong when the data frame is rotated?

I sometimes like to rotate a data frame in a layout, for example to fit more on the page if my area of interest is rectangular and runs from, say, northeast to southwest. But when I do, something ...
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ArcSDE 10.1 Spatial View with no records

I can create a spatial view and it renders fine in catalog and ags. But if i modify the sql OR if a situation arises that makes my view devoid of records then all of the sudden sde and ags get really ...
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How to write an SQL query to select recently edited features with Editor Tracking enabled?

Conditions: ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2 and ArcSDE 10.1 Is there a way to select recently edited features using the automatically populated fields that Editor Tracking uses? The new Editor Tracking ...
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Error: cannot acquire a lock when editing in ArcMap 10.1

We have a problem with a shapefile feature class. Periodically it will not save edits with an error message as the following: Cannot save edits; cannot acquire a lock Working in 10.1 with a ...
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Rename Relationship Class labels

Is there a way to rename relationship class labels (forward and Backward labels) after I've created them ? or I have to delete them and create them again ?
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How to access Bing Map Metadata in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to access the metadata of Bing Maps in ArcGIS desktop? Any good plug-in or extension?
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Python add-in user input not working ArcGIS 10.1

I made an add-in in python and it works fine on my machine, but on other machines it spits out an error, sometimes for Tkinter widget and when I use Tkfiledialog using a separate file, it spits out ...
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How can I output an arbitrary number of file urls from a Synchronous Geoprocessing Service?

Scenario: Custom Export Service. The service creates zip files with shps in them and return the url to the file. I understand if you intend to to run this in synchronous mode, you must have a tool ...
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Weird Error when setting the source path in the “PICTURE_ELEMENT”

I am trying to set the sourceImage to a tiff file using this code: m=1 pic = arcpy.mapping.ListLayoutElements(mxd,"PICTURE_ELEMENT" , str(m))[0] pic.sourceImage = ...
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Using Calculate Field (Data Management) tool to calculate 3D Length in ArcGIS 10.1

I'm relatively new to the world of model builder and scripting, so it's likely there is a very simple solution to the question I've been trying to figure out. I'm trying to create a tool that takes ...
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How to clip all shapefiles, layers, etc associated with global map of Mars

I'm working on a project where I've found an open source NASA .mxd of shapefiles, layers, metadata, geology, a 30x30 graticle that splits the lat and long into 30 degree square polygons, etc. I only ...
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Is there a way to force ArcCatalog to use a specific tessellation scheme for a SQL Server spatial index?

If I Recalculate a spatial index from ArcCatalog, the tessellation scheme is always set to "Geometry Grid". Even when the previous index was Geometry auto grid. ArcCatalog always changes it back. ...
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Automatically create polygons from top right and bottom left coordinates?

I have a CSV file with hundreds of records. Each record contains 2 matching coordinates, 1) top right corner of a rectangle, 2) bottom left corner of a rectangle. Polygon ID, Lat 1, Lat 2, ...
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Tips and advice for editing complex Models / Tools in ModelBuilder ArcGIS - Advanced issues [closed]

I am building a series of Modles / Tools in ArcGIS ModelBuilder and so I am frequently editing different Models / Tools within Toolboxes. The Tools generally have at least two submodels and contain ...
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Near Analysis takes much longer in ArcPy? [duplicate]

I have a feature class of about 12 points, a feature class of hundreds of roads, and need to find the nearest road to each point. So the obvious solution (Near tool) takes about 20 seconds, and the ...
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How to allow for multiple lines in legend?

How can I force the description text in my legend to occupy more than one line? This is basically the same question as asked before. However, I want to use Categories/Unique values and not ...
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Embedded python script module import issue

I have two ArcGIS python scripts. One is a primary python script that calls a number of functions from a second python script. Everything works well, i.e. primary tool calls and uses functions from a ...
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WMS Problem in ArcGIS Server 10.1

I have created a WMS service for big tile map. ( I'm using ArcGIS Server 10.1) Because I don't have enough space in C drive, I create another folder in another drive and copied tile image to that ...
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Text issues when exporting from ArcMap 10.1 to Illustrator CS5

When exporting from ArcMap 10.1 to Illustrator CS5 I am getting a lot of errors (red box with plus sign). I have used this workflow in ArcMap 9.3 with no problem. There may have been a couple of ...
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iisnode with ArcPy

I am calling the child_process in Node to trigger a python script which is importing ArcPy. This works fine until I start sending requests through IIS. Python runs, but importing ArcPy fails. I have ...
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How can I add an arrow to a line?

I want to have arrow heads at the end of a number of lines. I add these through Line properties --> Line decorations. It looks nice and all when displayed in the legend: But in my map, due to ...
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(How) Can I define my own placement settings for labels?

Is it possible to define my own Placement settings for my labels? The predefined ones are not bad, but I would need a few more of my own design. How can I accomplish that?