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Why does updating Definition Query on layer in ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 no longer allow access to all unique values in dataset?

In ArcMap 10, setting a definition query on a layer would display only the subset of features: To add more features to the query would simply involve clicking Get Unique Values to list all the ...
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How to dissolve polygons that have been split back into their original polygons?

I had a feature class containging about a thousand polygons.After some processing such as intersecting, dissolving, merging, more intersecting, I ended up with a feature class of about 6000 polys. ...
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Converting a .jpg map into a shapefile

I have a .jpg map of a set of U.S. counties that were affected by a tornado. The map shades where the tornado passed through, resulting in some counties only partially experiencing the tornado. I ...
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Guidelines for organizing Python Toolboxes (.pyt) in ArcGIS

For one of my tasks I need to create a Toolbox with three tools (python scripts). Instead of ordinary tbx I've decided to write it as Python Toolbox (pyt). Everything is clear except the "good" way ...
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How to create a ClassBreakRenderer without data coming from Feature Layer?

I would like to create a ClassBreakRenderer to represent integer values. The symbols I am using are defined as PictureMarkerSymbols with JSON and they are just a filled blue circle with different ...
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CopyRows_Management with Python (ArcGIS 10.1)

I get the following error when running a CopyRows_Management with Python (ArcGIS 10.1): ERROR 000732: Input Rows: Dataset \MyConnection.odc\MyTable does not exist or is not supported Here is the ...
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Python: “Import Script” greyed out

I have a tool that I created from a Python script which I update from time to time. Usually I will right-click the tool and choose Import Script, but lately this has been unavailable, as shown below: ...
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Good practices for storing connection info while deploying geoprocessing tool on Server

I have a geoprocessing tool written in python. It will be deployed on ArcGIS for Server 10.1 as a GeoProcessing Service and it's processing workflow includes some manipulations with data in SDE ...
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Feature count of current features in Extent based on attribute?

I have one points layer in a cached map service, symbolised with a unique renderer on one field. e.g. petrol stations, symbolised by the company who owns them. I want to create a fairly basic ...
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Where to execute sdetable command in Windows?

I am trying to fire some Sde Command in Arcgis Desktop 10.1 but I am not aware where to execute the command in windows operating system.Thank you in advance.
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How to build a Query Layer in ArcMap 10.1 using columns of two different databases?

As you may know, to create a Query Layer in ArcMap 10.1, it is required to specify a connection to a concrete database and then, define the access to the tables and columns in the SQL Query ...
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How to draw rectangle to clip layers using python addin in ArcGIS 10.1?

I want to clip rasters in data view using interactive rectangle (to define Area of Interest) and add them to current dataframe. Following is a piece of code which is not returning anything. Any ...
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How to increase the display performance of Bing basemaps in ArcMap?

I'd like to know if there are ways (within ArcGIS itself) to increase the display performance of basemaps within ArcMap. The internet connection was recently upgraded, so it is much faster than ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Network Analyst: Snapping stops from point-shapefile to route analysis layer doesn't work properly

I'm struggling with a task, which should be not that difficult....but anyway I do not find a solution. Background I'm map-matching tracks, generated by a GPS-device, to a road network. Therefore I ...
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How to export only certain columns to a CSV file in ArcGIS?

I've written a python script using arcpy which outputs a polygon feature class into a File Geodatabase. I have added a function to export the attributes to a separate CSV file. I am using the code ...
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How to add a custom north arrow to ArcMap?

I created a custom north arrow in Inkscape, now I cannot seem to add it to ArGIS 10.1. I would ideally like for it to be displayed in the north arrow selector window (See attached image). How can I ...
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Converting data from gml.gz to ESRI format

I am using the Productivity Suite v3 Data Converter tool to convert Urban Paths (from OS Master Map ITN layer (UK)) from gml.gz format to ESRI format. However, there appears to be a bug in this ...
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How to set page size in Arcpy?

It is possible to set Page size in arcpy, i'm looking for any tricky way to set the page size, using pure python or Arcpy. Thanks in advance
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How does ArcMap 10.1 decide ArcGIS Online and Basemaps are not reachable?

I am currently at a remote location and even though I have internet access (i.e. I can browse the web but not very quickly), when I start ArcMap 10.1 the Add Data options for Add Basemap and Add Data ...
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Query Layer with user-defined (dynamic) parameters in ArcGIS 10.1

I have prepared and published with ArcMap 10.1 to my ArcGIS Server a Query Layer to access some information in my database. My output map represents the European Union states and using annotations, ...
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Feature Service layer issues

What is the maximum number of records returned by WFS protocol? What is maximum number of records returned by a Feature Layer in ArcGIS Server 10.1? What is maximum number of records the ArcGIS ...
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Splitting polygons leaves null values

I'm trying to split polygons with overlaping line features, using Split Polygons tool from Topology toolbar. The problem I encounter is that only one from new polygons have old attributes and others ...
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Multimodal route analysis not yielding correct results

I asked this question a while ago about a route in a multimodal network dataset not using all forms of transport available. While the answer worked at the time, I am now in a similar situation again. ...
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How to create a point file along a line (trail) at regular distances (0.20 miles)?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1. I have a trail network that I'm trying to establish signs along the trails every 0.20 miles. Is there a way to create the point file from the line feature? This has got to be ...
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How to register a Stored Procedure in ArcSDE?

I just registered a SQL Server view with ArcSDE through sdetable -o register [...]. I wonder, how to register a SQL Server stored procedure with ArcSDE? Is it the same process as the view? EDIT ...
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Remove Polygon Islands

I'm really stumped with the problem. I have a polygon layer with no intersects or holes and I need to remove some 'islands', as defined by attributes of a certain size within the layer. It's a hard ...
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ArcGIS Length and Area Calculation Scenarios

Trying to get a handle on how length and area are calculated in different scenarios in ArcGIS. I don't know why I can't find a answer on the feature class fields, but I can't find a precise answer, ...
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How to remove ESRI basemap credits?

As you can see from the attached sample map, the ESRI basemap credits are overpowering and reduce the cartographic design of the entire map. These credits appear to be new to 10.1 and essentially ...
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Join a table to a parcel layer and get duplicate parcels, reflecting individual leases

I have a table of 3,000+ lease files that I'm trying to join to our parcel layer. Each parcel has 4+ leases associated with it, and I need each to be represented by an actual polygon. When I do a ...
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TileCache error when using import arcpy [closed]

I recently ran the 10.1 sp1 and my scripts stopped working. I can't even right click on the scripts and check properties without the following popping up: InitializeParameters Syntax Error: Runtime ...
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Select by Attributes based on SQL wildcard range

I want to select all the records from a geodatabase table where the string starts with a letter, so I tried SELECT * FROM tbl_names WHERE "name" LIKE '[A-Z]%' This returned no records. After some ...
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Insert points into SQL Server?

I am collecting X and Y values from a web service (Twitter) via a python script. In the long run, this will run over a period of months and I intend on stopping at around the 6 million point mark. ...
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Arcpy Parallel Processing Environment

I recently discovered the Parallel Processing environment setting in ArcGIS (this must be new to 10.1), however, there is no mention as to what tools are designed to utilize this environment setting. ...
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How to choose raster interpolation method?

I work with a dataset of ~1.3 million residential buildings; each of them is described by a normally distributed variable ranging from 0 to 100. The dataset covers whole Switzerland so there are ...
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Describing a coordinate system in arcpy

I have a python script in ArcGIS 10.1 which takes in a few inputs from the user. One of the inputs is a coordinate system. I would like to test whether the coordinate system the user chose was ...
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How to improve the cartographic design of graticules?

The attached image shows a conflict between the graticule and the state boundary on a map. I have not found a way to display user-defined lines of latitude, which would solve the 42 degree line ...
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How to calculate the surface using Lambert correction?

i'm using lambert conformal conic , so we have distortions along any given parallel , i would like to get the area used to solve this distortion. I have calculated the area using Shoelace formula , ...
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To Use or Not to Use Relationship Classes?

I am building a government database from a massive amount of data. Now I am following the standard approach of the ESRI Local Government Data Model, but modified to fits the needs and wants of a ...
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Can't Select and Export from Python Script

I am a novice in python programming but I am trying to learn by doing. I got stuck with this function a while back and can't seem to find a solution or a workaround. I am writing a script that is ...
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Need help to convert 9.3 code for registering .dll to 10.1

This is my code to register my DLL (im using ArcMap 9.3) Private Sub regDLL(ByVal dllName As String) Dim asm As System.Reflection.Assembly = System.Reflection.Assembly.LoadFile(dllName) ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 crashes when a button in an addin invokes GDAL DLL through SWIG CSharp wrapper

I am developing an addin with a button that tries to do coordinate transformation using GDAL OSR. When I create a new CoordinateTransformation object ArcMap crashes and close. If a debug against a ...
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Labels are not showing in a published ArcGIS Feature Service

I'm using ArcMap 10.1 to publish a feature service. The labels show on the mxd, but not on the service (on a web application or on mobile application). Do I have to create an annotation layer or am ...
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ArcGIS Server 10.1 and Postgres Geoprocessing Service issue

I'm hitting an error when publishing a model from ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 to ArcGIS Server 10.1. The model I want to publish uses a layer from a Postgres DB defined via a Query Layer in my MXD. The ...
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SP1 for ArcGIS 10.1 has extension for 64-bit Python for background geoprocessing — implications for other Python use

If the 64-bit Background Geoprocessing for ArcGIS Desktop 10.1sp1 is installed how does that affect Python configuration for general use? Esri has released SP1 for the ArcGIS 10.1 product, and for ...
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How to bulk change annotation locations?

I'm working with a large number of labels that I've converted to annotation (using ArcMap 10.1). All of them need to fit within the parcel borders that they correspond to. Is there a way to do it all ...
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Changing page orientation using data driven pages

Is it possible to change the page orientation of a map using data driven pages in ArcGIS 10.1? After setting up the DDP I have 80 portrait maps with all the map elements set up correctly. About 10 of ...
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FTP Connection with ArcGis 10.1

I keep some data to an FTP server. Can I conect with ArcMap 10.1 to use this data?
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Is there a way to take an Extension License from another user in ArcMap/ArcCatalog?

I'm using ArcMap 10.1 and need a specific extension that's activated on another user's machine. Is there a script or other tool available to re-claim this license?
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How to represent overlapping lines in ArcGIS 10.1?

I have lots of lines (in one feature class) which share the same location but I want to represent them as lines that are next to each other because they have different properties (different OWNERS). ...
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Can an Esri service pack be uninstalled at 10.1?

At v10, it was nice that you could roll back individual Service Packs. Ive just rolled forward to 10.1 SP1 on my dev machine (not a fresh install), but it would appear this option is not available ...