Use this tag when ArcGIS 9.3 is the version you are using from the ArcGIS platform.

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How to access network folder when updating data source in ArcMap 9.3?

I have maps and shape files saved on a network folder. When I try to update the data source for my layers, the "Set Data Source" file menu does not seem to provide access to my network folder. I have ...
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Feature Class To Geodatabase => ERROR 000210: Cannot create output

error messages: Executing: FeatureClassToGeodatabase E:\jags20120321.mdb\ch_cs "Database Connections\Connection to localhost.sde" "Database Connections\Connection to localhost.sde" Start Time: Sat ...
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How do I cluster XY point data? (ArcGIS 9.3)

I have a whole bunch of icons displaying on a map, I want these clustered together as was suggested to me for a different question here... ArcGIS 9.3. How do I increase Picture Marker Symbol ...
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ArcGIS 9.3. How do I increase Picture Marker Symbol performance?

I have a layer with 400 point features that display a picture marker symbol on the map. We expect this number to increase a great deal. Unfortunately it's already noticeably slow. This is being ...
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Creating snapshot in ArcMap of layer to use for legend?

I am trying to create a snapshot using FastStone Capture version 5.3 to be use for the legend because it is diffcult to match their color especially is you are using raster or transparent ? How do I ...
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How do I create a convex hull in ArcGIS Desktop?

I would like to be able to create a convex hull in ArcGIS Desktop 9.x, but I cannot find an appropriate tool. How does one go about creating one? I am interested in answers for all license levels: ...
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Deleting definition queries of multiple layers in ArcMap?

I'm searching for a way to freeze/delete definition queries of several layers at once (instead of doing it manually by opening the properties of each layer). I'm working in ArcMap 9.3.1 on an ArcSDE 9....
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Deleting redundant vertex in polygon feature using arcmap 9.3 with VB.net?

I am using Arcgis 9.3. I have polygon feature file. In the file some of the features have a redundant vertex which I need to delete. I wrote a tool using vb.net for deleting such redundant vertex, but ...
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Loading legend of MapServer in ArcGIS Server with ArcGIS API for Silverlight?

I have published a mapserver on my ArcGIS Server 9.3. I am developing a silverlight application using ArcGIS Silverlight API. Now I can load my map into my application and also the list of my layers ...
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Trying to make private land white overlay hillshade?

I'd like to have anyone's feedback on this draft map I created. Tried to make the private ownership white but since it's RGB is not near to 255. I've seen someone created this map similiar to it and ...
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Is it possible to import an autocad feature to a feature layer without exporting to .shp/.dwg

Does anyone know if it is possible to import a feature (point, line or polygon) drawn in Autocad directly to a feature layer in ArcMap, so in essence a "feature sucker", rather then exporting the ...
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Using python lookup table to compare records with existing geodatabases

I am trying to use python to look through an access table containing facilities that need to have geodatabases with geodatabases that already exist in order to generate a list of facility geodatabases ...
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Performance of ArcGISScripting and large spatial data sets

I am currently writing a python script using the arcgisscripting module to process a reasonably large data set (~10,000 records in total) normalised over a small number of tables, 8 in total. The ...
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Intersecting two shapefiles from different folders based on their name using scripting in ArcGIS Desktop?

How can i script for intersecting the two shape files from two different folders based on their names? i have two folders which contains the shape files with same name i want to intersect the ...
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Showing only legend items that are actually displayed on map in ArcGIS Desktop?

Using ArcGIS Desktop, is there a way for the legend, to only show the subitems that are displayed on the map?
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Raster Combine using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I am trying to combine a whole bunch of rasters with ArcGIS Spatial Analyst. Seems to be doing what I want EXCEPT the calculated output is only the area where all 4 rasters overlap. I am new to this,...
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Buffer in ArcView/Basic vs ArcInfo/Advanced level licenses of ArcGIS Desktop?

I have ArcGIS Desktop 9.3. Is Buffer only available with an ArcInfo (called Advanced from 10.0) or is there a way to buffer with an ArcView (called Basic from 10.0) level license?
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Network Analyst hierarchy routing issues. (ArcMap) [closed]

My friend and I have created a walking network. We created a network without a hierarchy evaluation and the routing worked fine, but when we added a hierarchy to the equation many routes won't solve. ...
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Select by location and copy features to new shapefile

I have been asked to select point features that fall into a polygon in its own shapefile then copy the points selected to a new shapefile. There are around 300 shapefiles with an indiviidual polygon. ...
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ArcGIS Visual Studio IDE Integration Framework?

i need to integrate arcgis 9.3 with visual studio c# 2008 express edition. i found the integration framework for 9.1 but no chance for 9.3 and i've seen a lot of questions on web about it. What ...
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Grouping points by location in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop. I have surveyed points (sections). There will be 200 sections, each section 20-30 points. I want to create polylines (sections) out of the points. In order to do so, they ...
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Publishing maps and services to ArcGIS Server 9.3 when created by ArcGIS Desktop 10.0? [closed]

We have license of (ArcGIS desktop10) for our users. We use it for create maps, when we want to publish that maps and services by licensed ArcGIS for server 9.3 , we first convert MXD (version 10) ...
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How to create an AAT table in ArcGIS Desktop?

A long time ago I used to create aat.dbf tables in ArcInfo by using the simple command "BUILD." I'm staring at ArcGIS 9.3 and I have no clue about how to perform this same, simple task! Is there a ...
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gp.CreateFeatureClass(..) and gp.CopyFeatures(..) isn't copying all fields of feature class

How do I get the ArcGIS 9.3 geoprocessor to copy all of the fields of a feature class? Here is a description of what I'm trying to do: I am modifying an existing script created by a developer not on ...
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Is it possible to run ArcGIS 9.3 python script for ArcGIS 10.3? [duplicate]

I need to translate python 2.5 script for ArcGIS 9.3 to python 2.7 for ArcGIS 10.3. Our office has now all computers with ArcGIS 10.3. So, I need to translate these scripts to arcgis 10.3. Could ...
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Migrating ArcPy scripts from ArcGIS 9.3 to 10?

What changes are needed to migrate scripts from the ArcGis 9.x environment/gp-object to the ArcGis 10/arcpy environment? Can anyone provide a good overview what the changes are? Can someone share ...
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Adding INDEX to IFeatureClass with ArcGIS SDK for Java?

I want to add an index to a feature class. To do so, I used the very short and complete example given there: http://resources.esri.com/help/9.3/arcgisengine/java/doc/b22267cb-642c-11dc-9ca3-...
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How to make sure OnSketchFinished always works?

In my VBA application I have a listener set up that listens for OnSketchFinished, when the polygon is created a message box appears and then a userform. My problem is that the listener will work 90% ...
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ArcGIS median value from layer?

I've been hunting around ArcGIS 9.3 and having no success at finding a tool/function that can give me the median (not the mean/avg) tabular value of a spatial database. For example, if I have a data ...
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Converting Points to Line Feature in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am writing to ask if there is the possibility to use extensions written for ArcView 3.2 in ArcGIS 9.3 With the older version of the gis package, i had an extension that allowed me to link together ...
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Concatenating fields using VBscript in ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm trying to get one column of text to move into another column that already has text. I DON'T want to replace it, I want the transferring text to be added to the already existing text in a shp file ...
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Editing with auxiliary features (lines, points etc.) in ArcGIS Desktop?

In order to digitize exact features in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1, our draftsman would like to use auxiliary features (lines and points mostly) that don't have to be saved later on. I told them the easiest ...
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Seismic shot points in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to figure out how to put in seismic shot points using ArcMap 9.3 I don't have 10.0 yet, but a project is coming up where I have to add shot points. My PM is asking if I can add to the ...
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Iterating files in ModelBuilder of ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I want to use around 100 files as input in a model I created in ArcMap 9.3 Do to so I followed the esri help page (http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=...
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Changing shapefile extent in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm currently working on my final graduation project in Brazil and I need to solve a problem using ArcMap 9.3. I have a couple of shapefiles (point, line, polygons) that have a different extent ...
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Creating 3D lines from 3D points

Can you tell me the procedure in ArcGIS 9.3 to create 3D lines which connect the 3D points using the elevation of the points. For example, if pointA has 20 elevation and pointB has 30, then the line ...
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Are layer files compatible between ArcGIS 10 and 9.3?

If I save layer files in ArcGIS 10, can they be opened and modified in ArcGIS 9.3?
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Converting ArcGIS 10 styles to version 9.3?

I have a style file (*.style) generated in ArcGIS 10.0. I need to use symbols from this file on machine with ArcGIS 9.3. Is there some way to convert style file from format 10.0 to 9.3?
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Accessing ArcGIS 9.3 geodatabase from 9.2?

If I'm using ArcGIS 9.2 is it possible to access a feature class from a geodatabase that was created by ArcGIS 9.3? If not, are there any other ways to access the data?
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Append to text file using ArcGIS and Python

I have wrote a small routine using Python for ArcGIS (9.3) that will get the count of 2 data layers, calc a percentage, and then write the text back to a text file (CSV) to create a sort of "report" ...
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Identifying geometry storage type in geodatabase stored in Oracle?

How do I identify what geometry storage type is being used with a specific geodatabase stored in Oracle 9i via ArcSDE 9.3.1?
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Using row.setValue() function with arcgisscripting?

I'm trying to set column value NULL. I tried different ways to do that, I used CalculateField_management and UpdateCursor but i did not get success. when i used CalculateField_management. It says ...
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Visual Basic editor command icon is always disabled

I recently installed ArcGIS 9.3 in a PC with Windows 7.0. I opened an existing mxd file within which I developed some toolbars for a project. Each icon of a toolbar has behind it a VBA and ArcObjects ...
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Finding suitable font size for map scale in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a website that suggests suitable font sizes for each scale level in the layout? I am currently using ArcGIS 9.3 but pretty soon will upgrade to 10.
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ArcGIS (9.3) toolbars are missing. Where did they go?

I was going to georeference some images this morning. Turned on my "Georeferencing" toolbar and it was nowhere to be found. At first I thought I hadn't had enough coffee and it really was right in ...
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Moving “last name” from last to first in Attribute Table of ArcGIS Desktop?

How do you get e.g. "John D. Doe" to "Doe, John D." in the AT using VB Scripting without going individually going through each line? I am using ArcGIS 9.3. I should note that not all the names are ...
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Combining two adjacent raster datasets

I am trying to figure out how to combine two adjacent rasters into one raster using ArcMap 9.3.1. The problem I am having is that there appears to be a gap in the data. I would like to be able to ...
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How to make ArcToolbox as its default?

I wrongly deleted Data Management Tools from ArcToolbox in ArcGIS 9.3. Now I can't use some features such as "Dissolve", "Eliminate", etc. How could I make it as default?
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Address locator not using modified .cls file

I have made a customization to the US Streets locator style for our application. We've changed "SR" to map to "STATE ROAD" instead of "HC" in the us_addr.cls file in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS ...
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Matching landbase data from different datasets

There is a layer containing all buildings from the electric landbase dataset. And a layer containing buildings from the gas landbase. The problem is, they are different and overlap each other. And I ...