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How to use python to turn a .dbf into a shapefile

I have been scouring the internet trying to find a pythonic (sp?!) way to process this data.. Everyday we will recieve a load of data in .dbf format (hopefully) - we then need to save this data as a ...
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I want create a crystal report in gis with writing code

I am working in ArcGIS 9.3.1 and I try to write code for creating a crystal report and work with it in VBA, but I recieved an error when the program arrived at this line of code: Dim pProj As ...
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Why ModelBuilder cannot see Summary Statistics field?

I'm having some problems adapting a few models inherited by me from a colleague. Inside this model, we attempt to calculate Summary Statistics, but the model can't find the field that it needs to ...
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Avoiding Raster to Shapefile (Polygon) errors 000863 and 000308?

Have you experienced converting a polygon from raster? The raster dataset is a satellite image created from zonal statistics? The problem is when I was converting the raster to polygon errors came out ...
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Viewing current users of map (mxd)?

Is anyone aware of a script or tool that would allow me to view what users have a paticular mxd open at one time? We are using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1.
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Accessing ArcGIS layers from separate thread using ArcGIS Engine?

I've got an ArcEngine application, referencing a MXD for it's data (and map display). I'm running a query against all layers, so can take quite some time. I would normally run the query in a ...
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Copy ActiveView between AxMapControl

i'm starting to work with GIS engine, ESRI v9, and i have troubles with axMapControls. axMap is the main AxMapControl that is shown. I have a static function that scales an image and needs ...
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Is there a way to automatically select a feature when another feature in a different layer shares attribute data?

I have a mapset displaying foraging areas, each with a unique ID. I spatially joined the mapbooks layer, so each mapbook sheet identifies the foraging area it is depicting (1:1), so sheet 5 is ...
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Are there any “highly customizable” GIS platforms?

I'm new to this site which I find useful and refreshing until now. And to my question ( WARNING: it's a bit long, so you can skip right to the question two paragraphs down). I was educated in GIS ...
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Memory error in opening arcmap 9.3

I am working on remorte Desktop where arcGIS 9.3.1 is installed. It was working perfectly for Long time. Currently it shows a funny error like: you do not have enough memmory to run the application ...
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Contouring surface with barriers?

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3, and I want to contour a surface with barriers. Every time the result is a polyline contour shape file which covers only a part of the surface not the whole surface. ...
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split multi line by use of distance field [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Splitting lines automatically at specific distances? i have a transect layer with 160 transect . id like to split each transect with specific value from the beginning of ...
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Consuming Google Maps as background map through ArcGIS Server?

I am doing a (non commercial) project where the client doesn't have the budget for purchasing map data like that provided by TeleAtlas. They only need map data for a background map, and they'd like ...
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Export table from ArcGis to Excel file

Is there a way to export a table with selected records to an Excel spreadsheet? I was trying to export just to .txt file but ArcGIS gives me an error message. The other problem I have is with ...
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Choosing Shapefile attribute data type to use?

I am trying to figure out when to use (in the Data Type of SHAPEFILE PROPERTIES) - TEXT - SHORT-INTEG - LONG-INTEG - FLOAT AND DOUBLE. I am using ArcView 9.3 and I know when it is all text or use ...
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Using National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) county level crop data to estimate crop acreage in hydrologic regions?

National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) provides county level crop (Corn, Soybean, Sorghum, etc) data. I want to calculate crop acres on each subwatershed from the county based data. I'm ...
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Interpreting Metes and Bound description?

This is the Metes/Bounds description - 5.3 acre parcel in the NW4, commencing at the Northest corner, thence South 789 ft to the place of beginning running thence: East 30 feet to the East side of ...
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How can I add the Spatial Analyst ArcToolBox?

I tried to add the Spatial Analyst ArcToolBox by right click and selecting 'Add Toolbox' but I cannot find in any folder the available toolboxes. They seem that they have disappered. I work with ...
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ArcGIS Package information? [closed]

I'd like to know how deal with the ArcGIS Package information? I have ArcGIS 9.3.1 and would like to know how to work with map packages, and layer packages. Also how do I access it?
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How to convert MXD to DWG File

I have been trying to export from MXD format to DWG format without much success. I used the Export to CAD conversion tool in GIS 9.3 but it only converts the lines and polygon.. etc to DWG format and ...
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OSM exports at different scale to what is on screen

I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1 I have added OSM as a WMS layer. I have a map set up how I want it to look in the layout view. When I go to export the map, whether as an image file, or in AI, which is the ...
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Extracting outtermost points from a irregular grid of points

Good day to all, I am using Arcmap 9.3, and would like to remove all points inside an irregularly placed grid, except the outermost (boundary) points. For example, I would like to keep the black ...
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Using polygons to apply unique value to all raster cells within those polygons?

In ArcGIS 9.3, I have a raster file that I would like to "mask" with polygons, giving a single value to all the raster cells that overlap the polygons. How can I do this? Here's a screen shot, ...
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How to export attribute table to Excel using ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

In previous versions I could just export as a .DBF file, open it with Excel and then convert it to an Excel file. However, now in ArcGIS 9.3.1 the .DBF file can no longer be open by Excel. I have also ...
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Partially updating raster (DEM)?

How to update an .img DEM in ArcView 9.3? I do have DEM which need to be updated only if few parts. The area to be updated has been produced in separate DEM with Spline Interpolation with Barriers. ...
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Moving Versioned Data between different geodatabases

Can you please let me know how to migrate feature class which is registered as version and archiving is enabled on it From: Database Environment: ArcSDE 9.3, RHEL 5, Oracle 11.2.0.2 To Database ...
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Processing SQLite files using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using qgis and grass for my work. I've produced a shapefile which is over 100mbs (s a result of some statistical analysis). If i convert it to sqlite format (spatially enabled) the data shrinks ...
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cast from IFeatureClass to ISchemaLock

I'm programming with the ARCGIS Java SDK, in Eclipse. I need to cast an IFeatureClass to an ISchemalock. This cast is supposed to be allowed. There is an example of this cast in: ...
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isolated polygons selection (not donuts)

I'm exploring a few different options for this process and I'm unsure what would be most effective. I'm trying to find all isolated, non-intercepting polygons in the same layer (not to merge). Most ...
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How to fix shape file projections

I have a project with several shape files. The files overlapping however. I have to go to unusable extents to even see the file on the same screen. I have tried using to project to as suggested here ...
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Why is shapefile not drawing in expected location after (or before) using Define Projection tool? [duplicate]

I have downloaded this zipped shapefile of bus routes from the City of Houston data portal. I then performed these steps in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1: Extracted the shapefile from the *.zip Added this ...
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Problem with full extent after using python code [duplicate]

I delete my previous post on the same topic because it was not clear. I made a python code for ArcGIS 9.3 which : copy a shapefile every feature in the shapefile are shift for an x and an y given. ...
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Get a Shapefile Geometry Type

I am making a python code for Arcgis9.3. In this code I have an input feature and I create a Output feature. I want that the output feature is the same geometry type as the input feature. At the ...
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Opening ArcGIS layer package in open source software?

It seems that ESRI introduced the layer package in ArcGIS 9.3.1. I have been provided with layer packages containing essential data, but do not have access to this software. Ideally, I'd like to ...
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How to split circles in 8 quadrants

I am using ArcGis 9.3 and I need to split a large number of circles in quadrants. The circles corresponde to a 200m buffer of a point layer and, for each point, I need to split the buffer in 8 ...
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How to create a plain boundary from a large parcels shapefile

Basically I just want the outline of a shapefile, and nothing inside it. I have tried creating a buffer and dissolving but i still get some stuff in the interior of the polygon. I just want the ...
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Error in cliping raster with multifeature polygon shape with arcgis9.3 using python

I have raster and I have a multifeatured polygonshape file. I Need to Clip my raster Image. Python code was developed for arcgis 9.3. It was working before and suddenly it stoped working. my codes is: ...
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Why do ArcToolbox tools give ActiveX error?

I work with ArcGIS 9.3. When I try to run any ArcToolbox tool I receive the message: Window Internet Explorer (Title of the Window) "One or more ActiveX controls could not be displayed because ...
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Converting NAD27 geographic to grid

I have a series of lat/long coordinates in NAD27 that i need to convert to NAD27 zone 17n eastings/northings. I have ARCGIS 9.3 but no direct and reliable means for the transformation. Any ideas?
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problem in spline with barriers in ArcGIS 9.3?

I am trying to use the script tool "Spline with Barriers" from arcgis 9.3 3D Analyst toolboxes. I am not getting expected output. The output is just only one value over the surface. We are using ...
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Elevation difference map using two DEM

I am studying glacier mass balance and have ASTER and SRTM DEMs. I want to make an elevation/volume change image such that it graphically represents changes in elevation difference in various parts of ...
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differentiating stone houses from barren rock in ArcGIS 9.3

I'm working in ArcGIS 9.3 trying to differentiate stone houses (often red brick roofs) from barren rock in a typical Mediterranean karst region via remote sensing. I have been using Landsat imagery. I ...
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How to determine stream elevation points from SRTM raster with stream lines vector?

I should determine elevation points of some streams. I have SRTM raster and stream vectors. Which tools can solve this problem in ArcGIS 9.3? Anybody can write me a workflow how to do this task? ...
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Problem with Intersect_Analysis : too long path? [closed]

I made a python code for Arcgis 9.3. to intersect 2 features. The problem is that code works when the files are on my desktop (for example) but not when they are in a long path on another disc. Here ...
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How to create `Workspace` without using `IWorkspaceFactory.Create`?

Can I create a Workspace without using IWorkspaceFactory.Create I am trying to create a Workspace without specifying it's parent directory, is that possible ?
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Point z value Return 1.#QNAN while set before

I am makin a python code for ArcGis 9.3. The code is as following : rowsLine = gp.updatecursor(line_Feature_Class) count = 0 rowLine = rowsLine.next() rowsPoint = ...
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How to get Z attribute of point using Python and ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I am making a python code for arcgis 9.3. In this code i create a new point with x,y and z attributes as following : rowsLine = gp.updatecursor(line_Feature_Class) rowLine = rowsLine.next() ...
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ODBC connection issue on 64bit architecture

I'm migrating an addin to a 64bit machine using Arcmap 9.3.1. Upon execution, it returns the following error - "[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] The specified DSN contains an architecture mismatch ...
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IFeatureDataset.CreateFeatureClass Error

I'm working on a webservice in ArcObjects 9.3. It works fine when deployed on IIS, but when I try to debug some unit tests I keep getting the same error: The remote procedure call failed. ...
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Saving kriging information from automap package in the ESRI ASCII raster format

I would like to save the information generated from an ordinary kriging (processed with the function autoKrige from the automap R package), into a file extension readable in ArcGis for desktop 9.3.1 ...