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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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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?
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accessing the output of a python script tool dialog ArcGIS 10.1

Hi I have a a fairly simple script tool dialog which has been setup to get 6 parameters from the user and return them as the tool output as a list. the aims is that the out put would then be used ...
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How do I draw transparent polygons with ArcObjects?

How do I draw transparent polygons in ArcObjects? I mean is it possible to set alpha channel?
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How to create a startup prompt that populates definition queries on multiple feature classes

I would like to create an ArcGIS start up prompt or custom button that asks for a user's initials and then populates multiple feature class & layer definition queries. More specifically, I would ...
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Leader lines not rendering when converted to PDF

This is very puzzling, I have an annotation feature class stored in a geodatabase that contains labels with leader lines. The leader lines show up perfectly in the .mxd, it is only when I export to ...
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Unable to connect to arcgis server local

I have ArcGIS Server 10.1 installed and running , and published the services its worked , and setup & Configuration Web Adaptor when i go the ArcGIS Web Applications for the Microsoft .NET ...
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Can SqlWorkspaceFactory connection files be created with ArcGIS Desktop?

With ArcObjects, I can use IWorkspaceFactory.Create I can create a connection file for a SqlWorkspaceFactory. Is there an out-of-the-box method to create the same file in ArcGIS Desktop? Update: I ...
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How to maintain polygon boundary location during overlay in ArcGIS

I am working with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 (Advanced license). I am trying to overlay two polygon layers (buildings and landuse) via an Update overlay such that all building polygons are retained and the ...
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How to Set the width of a dropdown box?

I have created my own script in ArcGIS 10.1 and for one of my parameters I have a drop down list that the user has to select from. The longest entry in that list is only 6 characters, but the width ...
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PCA on correlation matrix in ArcGIS

I am trying to run a PCA on a set of normalized raster bands within ArcGIS. I would like to calculate the PCA on the correlation, not the covariance, matrix of the PCA, but Arc as far as I can tell ...
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How to add X/Y data from Excel file (saved as CSV) on shapefile? [duplicate]

I need to add my X/Y coordinate data as points from my Excel I need help with adding points (using X/Y coordinates). Can anyone help? import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = ...
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How to Enable DriveTime (Minutes) in Network Analyst Service Area Creation?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 Network Analyst Extension to try and do a drive time analysis for fire station service areas. Using this tutorial I am going through step by step to make this happen, however, I ...
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ArcGIS modelbuilder: Iterate through Excel sheets?

I am trying to use modelbuilder (ArcGIS 10.1) to add XY data to ArcGIS, then export the events as Feature Classes. The data comes in one xlsx document with a large number of sheets, each with an X and ...
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Access to python addin objects/variables in python window

Following up on this question: Can a Python script be executed from a .NET AddIn and also write its standard output and geoprocessor messages to the ArcMap Python Window? Is is possible to access ...
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Issues using Arc 10.0 extension recompiled for 10.1

I have a written an ArcGIS extension in C# .Net for version 10.0. I have attempted to recompile this extension for 10.1 and that works. But running the extension in 10.1 is causing ArcGIS to crash. ...
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How to calculate x and y variance values?

I'm trying to define the best suitable cell size to use in the kernel density estimation in the Geospatial Modelling Environment (GME) for ArcGIS. To calculate the best suitable cell size the ...
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Questions about mobile cache, normal tables and basemaps

we are piloting a data gathering application for Windows Mobile and have encountered a few challenges as we don't have previous experience with the ArcGIS Mobile. In future after the pilot, we would ...
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using joinDelimiter with MergeRule “Join” (Python in ArcGIS 10.1)

In this example from ESRI, the MergeRule is set to "Mean" and the values from two fields from two different feature classes are averaged and written to a new field. # Set the merge rule to mean ...
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Extract pixels from NDVI in ArcMap

I have a NDVI that I created from a Landsat 5 image. Is there a way to extract all the pixels above a certain threshold and save it as a shapefile? I am trying to create a vegetation mask of sorts to ...
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How can I export elevations from AutoCAD in a format that ArcMap can read?

I have elevations in Autocad, I can shift between a triangles, contours etc if it makes any difference. How can I export these into something I can use in Arcmap? I have tried the Make shape function ...
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Python scripts execution in ArcGIS Runtime WPF app

DEAR PEOPLE FROM THE FUTURE: Here's what we've figured out so far… I am facing a quite interesting requirement: "run python scripts within an ArcGIS Runtime app". checking the concepts in the ...
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Help with running this ArcGIS AddIn for Parsing AIS Shipping Data to GDB?

I was wondering if someone could try the same Add-In with the same data and see if they have an error. I have downloaded the 'AIS Data Handler Pre-Processor' ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 License Issue via Parallels 9 on MacBook Pro

I've been using ArcGIS 10.1 on my MacBook Pro (2011 model) via Boot Camp for a few months. A few days ago, I just installed Parallels 9 in order to use ArcGIS and my Mac programs at the same time and ...
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Arcpy - deleted my entire workspace? [closed]

I've got a script which runs through some GPS data and creates several outputs (tables, shapefiles etc.). However, when I've just run it, the folder where all the input data lies (along with most of ...
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How to work with 16 GB orthophoto raster

I would like to use one GeoTIFF raster in a custom ArcGIS-Engine Application, but my provider gave me 4 orthophotos GeoTIFF 4 GB each, because GeoTIFF is limited to 4 GB. Is there any other way to ...
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How to get the top left and lower right coordinates of polygon in ArcObjects?

First of all, draw the rectangle ESRI.ArcGIS.Display.IScreenDisplay screenDisplay = Map1.ActiveView.ScreenDisplay; screenDisplay.StartDrawing(screenDisplay.hDC, (System.Int16) ...
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Display Access query in ArcMap

Hi I have an access database and have some built in queries in the database. The same data is stored in geodatabase with the spatial information. Now I want to follow this process: Access->push out ...
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Viewshed results clarification in ArcMap 10.1

I'm running a viewshed analysis is ArcMap 10.1, and I'm concerned about the results that I'm getting which if leading me to believe that my current understanding of viewshed variables may not be ...
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How can I create planar slices of a 3D object to quantify voids?

We are trying to quantify the void space in a 3D object, very similar to measuring the holes in cube of swiss cheese. I need to measure cross sectional areas and study the shape of the voids and we ...
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How to change the settings for where ArcGIS splits world data

I have a world map made up of 6 shp files. All the files and the data frame are set to WGS84. The way Arc 10 and 10.1 decides to display the files, it splits Russia into 2. The majority of Russia ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Anyway to make a script tool run immediatly upon opening

I have a script tool that creates an ArcSDE connection folder and copies data from the server to a new folder on the users computer. The tool has no parameters runs fine but when you open the tool it ...
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Prefixing graduated color labels using Python?

I have a series of (many) layers in an ArcGIS 10.1 map that are all symbolized using graduated colors. Each layer has the same number of breaks; however, the break values are different for each layer. ...
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Calculating statistics for an Image Service

I haven't been able to find much information at all in regards to ArcGIS 10.1 Function Template Chains... I need to be able to load a .rft in my image service and calculate statistics... so I am using ...
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Loading different image service functions to QGIS

If someone has created an image service in ArcGIS with function templates in order to process on the fly... How would you bring that data into QGIS and be able to switch between functions? In ArcMap ...
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Deleting the “cached” field names for a large CSV file

Using ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 I have a large CSV file (36MB with about 600,000 records) that contains single addresses that I want to geocode. The file is called "SingleAddresses.csv" The file ...