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Copy, Drag and Drop parcel

Using 10.1 ArcGIS, how can you SELECT the parcel tract and MOVE IT to another part of the map? I have done that by accident in the past, but when I do need to do that, can't figure it out.
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Calculating distance

I am trying to measure straight-line distance from residence to facility. I have both of these locations in latitude and longitude (degrees) in separate layers in shapefiles. These layers indicate ...
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Export .mxd to .dxf

Converting a .mxd to .dxf is something we need to do, and we do not only need the layers but also the layout of a map on our .mxd to be transfered to .dxf. I've done some research on the internet but ...
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Compressing the service definition failed

I am trying to publish a map on my server but I am getting this error: Compressing the service definition failed. I have changed the location of service points, still the Error remains. How can ...
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How can I import the export file (*.sdx) from ArcSDE9.3 to ArcSDE10.1?

We got some files (*.sdx) from our clients using sdeexport from ArcSDE 9.3. We only have ArcSDE 10.1. We tried to use sdeimport command like this: sdeimport -o create -t NHDFCODE -f ...
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Arcpy Pythonaddins Equivalent of arcpy.GetParameterAsText

I've build a neat little search arcpy script. The user opens any mxd, zooms to a location, chooses a corporate fGDB, and runs the tool. The user gets a list of all the populated feature class that ...
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How to Select by Location and assign attributes using Python?

I have a polygon layer with a 'lot' field, and a points layer. How can I use python to select the points by location (to find what points are contained in what polygons) and assign the value in the ...
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Show “layer name” as text in arcgis layout view (map)

I am trying to show the layer names of all visible layers in ArcGis 10.1 when creating a map in layout view. First I tried to use "insert legend" and show there only the layername, but I can't ...
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How to Export multiple selected features to PDFs with Python?

I have 77 polygons that mark areas of a satellite image that I want to export as separate PDFs. Each of the PDFs should contain just the polygon (and as much as the surroundings to fill out the data ...
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How to split multiple polygon layer into multiple layers by vertices parts?

I have a layer in Arcmap 10 that was brought over from Auto CAD (layer A). This layer has multiple polygon shapes. I need to split these shapes from layer A, and place them into their own layers. ...
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Sort Grid binded to ArcDataBinding.TableWrapper in ArcObjects 10.1

I have a Datagridview which is binded to a ArcDataBinding.TableWrapper. So, I want it to be sorted when ColumnHeader is clicked. I tried to do the following on Click event: ...
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Raster calculator help needed

I have time-series data (rasters) from which I need to calculate the direction of change (increase, no change or decrease) for every pixel from one time-step to the next. I further need an output ...
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Automatically panning the map in ArcGIS when using the Time slider

I have a point dataset with time-stamps at 1 minute intervals showing a driving route. I have enabled the Time properties of the layer and I am able to use the Time slider to see the points move ...
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ArcServer 10.1- Get Original Document location (mxd) from published web service using python

I need to extract the document location of a published web service. Is there any way this can be accomplished in python? I know where the maps are sitting on the server, and i know the name of the ...
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How can I populate a field of the polylines to indicate if they intersect?

I have two feature classes, one ploylines, one a buffer. How can I populate a field of the polylines to indicate if they intersect?
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Best Way to Get a List of Selected Rows for a Specific Layer using Layer Object in ArcGIS

What is the fastest/cleanest way to get a collection of rows that are selected in a certain layer? For some background, I am trying to hide selected features in a specified layer. The solution ...
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Unsplit lines seperated by a small gap

I have a set of polylines that represent fire hydrant laterals and many/all of them are in two peices one from the main to a valve on that line and one from the valve to the hydrant. Some have small ...
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Arcpy scripts fail on big datasets - anyone has experienced similar behavior?

Here a question that is not extremely specific but maybe someone has had similar experiences... I have a few Arcpy scripts that work perfectly when used with small datasets but that silently fail ...
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How to use paths with non ASCII characters for subprocess calls with ArcGIS

I know that it is possible to create calls using unicode character encoding like \xf8 for non ASCII characters but how do I do it writing a path in a script just like: 'e:\gis\python_ø\notepad.exe' ...
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Invalid spatial reference Error

I am getting the error: Invalid spatial reference. Spatial reference must match map's spatial reference. Clear the map layers collection prior to changing the spatial reference when I try to ...
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Multiuser Editing with ArcGIS through LAN

I am working on an ArcObjects application (C#), which is supposed to carry some customized editing operations, the database is ArcSDE based on Postgresql via (accessible via a LAN network). One ...
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Copy Jp2000 from Mosiac Dataset turns white

I am trying to copy a raster to jp2000 from another File Geodatabase that I created as a Mosaic Dataset. It came out as a whiteout in the middle. I don't know what it cause this. See screenshot : ...
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What causes “RuntimeError: DataFrameObject: Error in setting extent”?

I'm having a problem whilst trying to set extent on a python script. mapDoc is created using Web_map_as_Json string. Appreciate if anyone can help. result = ...
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Calculation amount or number of certain pixel-values in a raster

It seems pretty simple but until now I could not find a proper solution: In a given raster i want to know the number or ratio of e.g. red pixels. Edit: to be more precise: I have a number a arial ...
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Finding routes in which more than one car passed (gps data)

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1. I have point GPS data of routes of several cars over a few days, and I want to find only the routes where more than one or two different cars passed through (Each GPS points ...
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Adding a Z Unit [duplicate]

I'm struggling with the Z Unit conversion of some data. Both the NHD data and my DEM are in a GCS with Decimal Degrees. These data sets project perfectly on the fly, but after I adjust the Z Unit of ...
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Reload Table Cache with Python & ArcGIS 10.1 [duplicate]

I am trying to create a button in arcmap that reloads the table cache. Exactly, like the existing button Table Options > Reload Cache. The button is inside when you open an attribute table. I would ...
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Calculating X and Y of line start and line end using ArcPy?

I have a series of polyline shapefiles and I am trying to automate the process of calculating the X and Y coordinates of the line start and line end using Python. I have added the 4 fields (startx, ...
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Adding Distance (KM and Miles) to a Map using ArcGIS 10.1

Using ArcGIS 10.1, how do you add and show the distance in mile / km markings alongside the marked trails(KM and miles) while using the aforementioned 10.1?
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Ohio DNR Oil Gas Lat / Long Conversion in ArcGIS 10.1

Is anyone familiar with the Ohio Oil Well Search off their website? For the Lat/Long, they have WH_X and WH_Y. The numbers in their do not match up with the actual Lats/Longs off the OHio Well ...
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How to define an output parameter in Python script exported from ModelBuilder

I have a modelbuilder parent model with two nested models in it that ouputs a dwg file. I exported the parent model to a python script which is shown below. In modelbuilder, the output dwg file is a ...
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How do you view the current spatial index grid size for a file geodatabase feature class?

I am receiving an "The spatial index grid size is invalid." error during a copy/paste of polygon features in ArcMap and I successfully corrected it with AddSpatialIndex. But in an effort to figure out ...
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Track Spatial and Attribute Edits By Date and User

I do a lot of editing in ArcGIS for several users for numerous datasets. It's very important for the user's to know when I've updated certain spatial or attribute features in the dataset. I created ...
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ArcGIS Engine BaseTool derived classes stops receiving OnKeyDown messages?

I have two BaseTool derived classes in a custom ArcGIS Engine application. Both tools do the same thing: start a INewBezierCurveFeedback on a first mouse click and then stop it and return the ...
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Extracting data from a raster to a polyline based on start and end points?

I have a polyline shapefile with the attributes seen above. startx and starty represent the coordinates of the beginning of each segment of a polyline. endx and endy represent the coordinates of ...
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null values using Extract values to table with ArcGIS

here's my problem, i have a shapefile with rectangular cells that i created with the function "create fishnet" and clipped it with a contour layer. what i want to do is to add field to the attribute ...
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How to find the polyline's ID connecting two points in ArcGIS 10.1?

I have an ArcMap (*.mxd) file with several layers including a point layer and a polyline layer. The points are connected by polylines in the polyline layer, and I wish to know how to list the ...
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Calculate sum of points within buffer (ArcMap)

I've created buffers around home origins and am looking to calculate the sum of shapefiles (in this case crime) within each buffer. How would I go about doing this? I want to know how many crimes are ...
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Permanently attaching Image file to Feature Class in 10.1

I need to forward on a File Geodatabase, and I am using the attachment manager to attach the file images associated with the different features in my Feature class. If I forward on this FGD, will the ...
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Hydrology tool dataset in ArcGIS 10.1 for calculating slope?

I am quite new to the hydrology toolset in ArcGIS and thought it may be useful for extracting slope data from a raster. I was wondering if anyone had experience trying to extract slope data upslope ...
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Understanding arcpy log files in the scratchWorkspace

When I run a tool through arcpy, a file simply called 'log' with no extension is created in the scratchWorkspace. This is quite different to the history log files which are XML and I cannot find any ...
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ArcMap Crashes on my PC [closed]

my ArcMap app crashes after opening ArcTool box. Any ideas what might cause this problem and the solution please. Thanks
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Add WMS layer in existing map with ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer

We have an existing Silverlight application that loads a ArcGIS MapService and display it to the user. We want to add the ability to also add a WMS layer on top of the existing displayed map. I am not ...
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How to select and delete past freehand features in ArcMap?

I am editing an older map in Arcmap 10.1 and want to edit a freehand drawing someone made. I cannot "select" it or find the shapefile it was made under... Any advice? (i know how to make my own ...
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Is there a tool that allows the same functionality of extend/trim feature that was available in 9.3?

In ArcGIS 9.3 there was a tool called Extend/Trim Features that allowed you to select multiple segments and extend or trim them to a feature. In 10.1 that seems to have been moved to the Production ...
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Function of query.Like

I was wondering how ESRI's query.Text works. From what I read, it is basically the shorthand for the LIKE SQL statement, but it is not working. Maybe I am misunderstanding it's use? Any help is ...
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Where is the Production Editing Toolbar?

I'm having trouble finding the production editing toolbar in arcgis 10.1. Is it part of an add on extension?
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Alternative way to generate service area in ArcGIS - No Network Analyst License

I am working on a project currently that relates to creating service areas for points across California based on streets. I created a python script that can take a point and create a buffer around ...
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Select points approx. 2000 metres from another point along a river?

I have a series of points representing a river network (See Image Above). Each point contains attributes on Latitude, Longitude, Z value and Length calculated using flow accumulation. The river ...
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Multiprocessing issues with ArcPy

I am using ArcGIS 'watershed' routine in a script which makes use of multiprocessing. This works fine, but during execution I get the message: Unable to remove directory. Possible causes: 1- Not ...