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Sourcing free live traffic layers to use in MXD of ArcGIS Desktop?

I am looking for free live traffic layers for an ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 MXD. My searches haven't been that successful.
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Working around slow processing times in ArcGIS Spatial Analyst functions?

I am batch processing a large amount of distance functions (~50,000) using ArcGIS 9.3. In this version, using spatial analyst functions, it seems to be the case that users cannot parallelize processes ...
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How to calculate F_NODE and T_NODE fields in a street shapefile

I have developed a Streets shapefile from papermaps and using GoogleEarth. Can someone tell me a very simple method to bring values in F_NODE and T_NODE fields in my attribute table, so that I can ...
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Extract layer by attribute and export to new shapefile using arcgis scripting 9.3

I have a n-number of shape files based on attribute i want to extract the layer to export to new shape file, Using feature class to feature class conversion i can do, but i want to check for specific ...
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How to adjust online basemap to Arcmap

How can I adjust the online basemap imagery file to our existing ArcMap data. Below are steps I perform to add the basemap data. I Added basemap from "Add Data From GIS Online" in the file menu and ...
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Fixing corrupt shapefile?

I have a shapefile that I was working on in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 get corrupted somehow and it gives me the error "Number of shapes does not match the number of table records.". What I would want is to ...
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How to select island (donut hole) polygons witin the same polygon layer?

i have a dataset containing many polygons. In this dataset some polygons have other polygons (as a donut) inside of them. So those island polgons are contained by only one polygon but it originated ...
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ArcGIS (ArcObjects) Windows 7 - 64 bit -support

I have been developing with ArcGIS Cross Platform C++ SDK (with Qt 4.8.2) on 32 bit Windows XP SP3 (development machine). I used to use MapTool Control within ArcObjects on the development machine. ...
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Buffer -over river line with 20m over

I want to make a buffer from the river line with only the points that have over 20 m (elevation) from river line. (I hope you understand:D). How can I do that? Here is the picture....I want only ...
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How to create TINs in ArcGIS from triangular elements

I am working with FEM models with triangular elements, and I'd like to view the results as TIN surfaces in ArcGIS (and in ArcScene). In my external source, I have nodes (with X,Y,Z coords) and ...
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How do I present labels in raster format in ArcMap 9.3?

I'm creating a raster map of a large city in ArcMap 9.3 which will be used in a third party software. My problem is that I need to find a way to include labels of street names in my output. I have a ...
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Moisture Interpretation from Landsat Images

I am working on a "land suitability for crop" project. Can anyone let me know how to get any type of information which can be related to moisture index of soil? I have Landsat 5 data with band 3 and ...
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Unable to change name of feature class using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am in ArcView 9.3. I have created a personal gdb and a Feature Class. I was able to change the name of the gdb, but why CAN'T I change the name for the Feature Class (FC)?
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Problem with calendar object in VBA (ArcGIS 9.3.1, Windows 7)

I have an application (that wasn't created by me), which was created on Windows XP. The user it was created for now has Windows 7. The userform has a calendar control, but when they try and run the ...
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How to split a polygon into multiple small parts by grid

we delineated a river basin in shape file and generated a line-featured shapefile using Hawths tools. now our task is that we want to divide this basin into small polygons by gird in order to compute ...
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'OutofMemoryException' whilst data trasnfer

I have a process in which data is transferred from PGDB to SDE GDB, recently I have encountered error - 'OutofMemoryException' and the process stops. I have noticed this error while trying to transfer ...
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Editing a Single Polygon Outline

Mapping geological contacts often needs true contact and inferred contact. I would like to know if it is possible to divide a single polygon outline which marks the outline of a granite body, so that ...
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Different scales of vector layers

I have a problem with overlaying two different scales vector files such as 1:10000 and 1:50000 in Arc Gis format .There is a shift with these two layers .When I overlay with these vector files in to ...
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How to calculate the slope with isolines/raster?

I'm trying to calculate the slope (in %) in ArcGis 9.3, but don't remember how it works. I already did it some time ago, but this time it doesn't work... I used a shapefile with Isolines (see ...
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How to duplicate feature-linked annotation linked to the same feature class in 9.31?

I am trying to make many feature-linked annotation feature classes linked to the same (point) Feature Class, the symbology is exactly the same, but I need separate anno's for users so they can create ...
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error 0x80040239 : Using the intersect method of ItopologicalOperator

I would like to intersect a polygon and a polyline to know if the polyline is in the polygon. The code work but when i do it on more than 100 000 times in a for, there is this error : ...
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How to reduce MSSQL Logfile size?

First of all I am not a Database specialist. I am using MSSQL to store my SDE 9.3 Data which is served with AGS 10.0. I have Vector and raster data stored in the databases and have very little room ...
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Clipping MrSID files in ArcGIS Desktop?

Does anyone have experience subsetting/clipping a large NAIP imagery file in MrSID format? Some of the NAIP files we have are by county and they have really large file sizes. The files are from the ...
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How do I setup the initial entry point into the ArcGIS Geoservices REST API?

I am trying to implement the ESRI REST API with a non-esri service (MapProxy). I am able to add my service to ArcCatalog 9.3 as an 'ArcGIS Server'. However, none of the sample layers are displayed ...
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ArcGIS - where is the zip & unzip toolbox available for download?

ESRI mentions a zip & unzip toolbox available for download (http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisserver/9.3/java/index.htm#geoprocessing/python_2126079299.htm) Unfortunately the direct link provided is ...
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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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Using ASCII LiDAR data tiles which are centimeter rounded (n Z) in ArcGIS Desktop seems to round them to meters?

I try to use four LIDAR tiles in .asc with arcgis9.3. All of this tiles are centimeter round (in z) but one of them seems to be round to meter (see tile on the left up corner on the image below), ...
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Steps for redistricting using ArcGIS Desktop or Open Source GIS? [closed]

I have been struggling with how to redistrict in ArcGIS Desktop so can anyone put me through the necessary steps, data, extensions, to perform this operation. More so, is there any Open Source GIS ...
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How to clip raster image by the extent of each row in a shapefile with ArcGIS 9.3

I'm using Python to clip a raster image by each row in a shapefile with ArcGIS 9.3. I am hoping to end up with one raster image for each polygon row, clipped to the extent of the polygon row. ...
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Troubleshooting slow data access to shapefiles by ArcGIS Desktop?

We have just upgraded from ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 to 9.3.1 For a ~250MB .shp in 9.2 it took 1 minute to render, at 9.3.1 it now takes 50 minutes. The format has to stay as shapefile. The data is stored ...
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Creating duplicate features based on many-to-one conversion of related table?

I need to create duplicate features (in this case parcels), using a related table to populate ID fields. In essence, I need to use a related table of parcel owners to create duplicate parcels, each ...
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Concurrency and lock challenge in Nonversioned editing in ArcMap

I use a non version SQLServer geodatabse with geometry type for spatial data storing.To do so,I have registered all layers in SDE repository and geodatabase and ArcMap shows all layers and edit them ...
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Extract polygon attributes from covering polygon with highest area

I have a fishnet grid (polygon layer) and another polygon layer containing some hexagons. I would like for each square polygon in the fishnet layer that covers a hexagon (even a tiny edge of it) to ...
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Is there a way to call the “Select By Location” dialog box and gain access to the parameters

In an application that I am developing using VB.Net with ArcObjects 9.3, I am trying to display the "Select By Location" dialog box in my code. I know that I can call it directly using the UID ...
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Are ArcGIS 9.3 layer files compatible with ArcGIS 10.1? [duplicate]

If I save layer files in ArcGIS 9.3, can they be opened and modified in ArcGIS 10.1? When I try to open the layer file in 10.1, it does not work and gives me an error message: "the imported layer is ...
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Calculating flowpaths downstream of a point

I am assessing the flood risk posed by pipeline failure. I need to calculate the likely flow-paths for flood water downstream of critical locations along the pipeline using GIS. I'm familiar with ...
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Debugging Visual Basic Code Block in calculate field using ArcGIS Desktop?

From time to time, I have to use Visual Basic in Calculate Field. As the code get bigger, the more complicated is to debug it. And ArcGIS (9.3) does not help as the error messages are, in the best ...
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Select by Location in ArcGIS with numerous polygons?

Please help me with this question about "Select by Location". I'm currently using ArcGis 9.3.1 I have multiple "Selector" polygons. Ideally, I would like to select a points shapefile with "Select by ...
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Getting a list of ObjectID from a Selection Set Object using ArcObjects 9.3 in VB.Net

I am trying to get back a list of ObjectIDs from a selection set using VB.Net in ArcObjects for ArcGIS Desktop 9.3. I have been passing an object populated using the ".IDs" method from the ...
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Dissolve tool misses out two polygons

I'm trying to dissolve polygons based on a code number in the attribute table. It all works well, with an exception of two polygons that fail to dissolve - they literally drop out from the output. It ...
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Converting KML files to shapefiles ArcView license level of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I only have an ArcView 9.3 license at work. What's the best way to convert a large KML file to SHP format? I tried the DNRGarmin tool to import, but the file was too large for that particular ...
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Migrating ArcView GIS *.apr to ArcMap application of ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I have a lot of arcview .apr file. I need to open & edit in ArcMap 9.3, but the original project file is saved in .apr. I tried to use "import from arcview project". The project file can be open ...
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Calculating Field B from Field A, except where Field B has existing value, using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

Im trying to calculate Field B from Field A except where Field B has existing value in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3. (I suspect its straight forward but I have 'searched' and havent cracked it yet) Any ...
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Bulk field rename in file geodatabase

I have a file geodatabase with several hundred feature classes in it. Some feature classes have a field that got named incorrectly, and it got named "SCHEMA_FEATURECLASS_ENTITY" instead of just ...
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Tabulate Area for large datasets

I have been struggling trying to use Tabulate Area in Arc 9.3 for a large raster dataset. I have one raster with 8 land uses and another vector layer with zones (which I converted to a raster with ...
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Bad data beaking IRelationshipclass.GetObjectsRelatedToObjectSet

I have two workspaces - one a File GDB, the other SDE (SQL Server). Both workspaces contain the same data with the same relationship classes. When identifying features in ArcCatalog, the results ...
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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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How to split polygons at intersections in ArcGIS 9.3?

I have two polygon layers. I'd like to split the features in one based on where they intersect the other layer. I've tried using the Clip tool, but there is no option to simply split the features -- ...
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How to Make my Legend Service for ArGIS Server 9.3 Map Service SSL?

I am developing an application using map services served by ArcGIS Server 9.3. The application must be completely https since it is shared through a secure Intranet. The application itself, all of the ...
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Measuring data load and redraw times in ArcMap?

Rephrasing of the question slightly to address some issues. Is there are standard way of measuring load times for data, specifically sybolised data, within ArcMap? In particular, we're comparing ...