A specific software version of ArcGIS that was released in June 2008.

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ArcGIS 9.3.1 User Privileges

I know that you can grant privileges for users using ArcCatalog for the whole Dataset as letting them select, update, delete and insert feature classes. But my question is how could I grant the ...
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Can ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1 open Geodatabase created using ArcGIS for Server 10.1?

can it possible to use old version of arcgIS desktop, say ver 9.3.1, if we develop a geodatabase using arcGIS 10.1. The above answers were very useful will make me to understand more on arcgis server, ...
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How to auto fill or delete sliver polygons without losing precision?

I am developing some boundaries in which precision holds the key value. Using ArcGIS 9.3 I am converting lines to polygons using the "feature to polygon" tool. The lines are accurate but I find ...
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Extracting points bordering shape extent

I'm using ArcGis 9.31. I have a set of points as elevation and in order to get a soft clip area for the TIN, I would like to extract only all the points bording the extent of this shape, or to get a ...
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Select By Location in ArcGIS using C#

I am creating a tool which the user will select point or line features from the map and it will display their names in a list then after clicking on any of these features from the list, it will show ...
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Copy Parallel - Problem

Our data is of pipelines and nodes wherein for each feature there is a line and a point node as end points. So while copying parallel lines, we need to customize the OOTB tool so as to copy specific ...
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How to extract coordinates & elevations of boundary cells of a DEM

I am using a 50mx50m grid irregular shaped DEM file.I have to work on the boundary conditions. How do i extract the cell locations ( in x,y coordinate ) along the boundary edge and consequently find ...
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Why would Select By Location appear not to work properly after Multipart to Singlepart?

I am having issues using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 and the multipart to singlepart feature and then selecting by location. Basically, I am able to run the multipart to single part feature to split up some ...
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MODIS image reprojection/ change coordinate system in ArcGIS 9.3

I have downloaded Utah state shapefile in NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_12N projection and also downloaded the MODIS image of the area (MOD09Q1) in .hdf format which has sinusoidal projection. the .hdf format ...
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python.exe has stopped working

A python script was written about 18 months ago by a person who has now left. It produced the required outputs then. I've been asked to run it again but with different (finer resolution) data ...
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How can I keep the color of the shape file in arc constantly?

I am using arc gis 9.3 when I use a color for the shape file it changes everytime when I close and open the arc map so how I can constantly keep the color of the shape file that I work with
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how to create Basic DEM file with flat geometry in ArcGIS 9.3?

I want to create a basic DEM file in .ascii format which will just be a rectangular grid and with no slope i.e same elevation at every cell. Please provide information on how to achieve this. I am ...
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Is it possible to do a conversion and add layers with command prompt in ArcGIS 9.3?

Is it possible to operate ArcGIS 9.3 from command prompt? I want to convert an ascii file to raster format and adding layers to the obtained raster file. How can this be done ? Thanks .
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How to move all elements of PageLayout to left (right, right, up, down..) 5 cm (C#) ?

Are there anyone know how to move all element (text, line,) of a PageLayout (in GraphicsContainer) to left (or right, up...) 5 cm using C# ? Thank you very much !
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How to change page size of pagelayout for printing custom size?

I have a A3 printer (size: 297mm x 420mm). But I am wanting to print my pagelayout with paper size is: 265mm x 380mm I tried to change the page size of my pagelayout to 265mm x 380mm by using the ...
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ArcGIS - How to remove additional symbols on single points?

I have problems with a point data layer in ArcGIS (9.3). An additional symbol has appeared on some of the points within the layer which were recently created and checked-in from ArcPad. This ...
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How to determine soil moisture index values from reflectance values in a satellite image?

I'm working on determination of soil moisture by remote sensing. I would like to know how we can determine soil moisture index values from reflectance values in LANDSAT TM images.
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how to capture the clicked point before moving a vertex

I need the location of clicked point before moving a vertex. IVertexMoved event will provide me the coordinates of the point after vertex is moved but I need before moving. Please help. Regards, ...
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How to Pass Multiple Dissolve Fields in VBA Code of ibasicgeoprocessor.dissolve Method

When we use the ibasicgeoprocessor.dissolve method it supports only one dissolve field but if we pass more than one dissolve field then it gives an exception: value does not fall with in the range ...
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Problems with Define Projection Tool in ArcGIS 9.3.1 SP2

I have problems with Define Projection tool. I have Windows 7. and ArcGIS 9.3.1 with SP2. I have to define projection (spatial reference is undefined) for standard Croatian tif+tfw rasters and both ...
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ArcGIS Calling Wrong fme.exe When Python Script Converted To An ArcGIS Script Tool

I'm using this this bit of code to execute a FME Workbench file through a Python script ... import os os.system("fme.exe P:\\Mapping\\Scripts\\FME\\Easements_ROW_Extract_From_CAD.fmw") However, ...
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Why does arcpy.ImportToolbox() not work in ArcGIS 10 (SP5) when calling custom model for topology?

I have an arcpy/python script using ArcGIS10 and using a custom toolbox and model. The toolbox has an alias of defaultTopo and my model within the toolbox is called AddRuleToTopologyModel. This model ...
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Make selected polygon a different color without covering everything

Working in ArcGIS 9.3 I'm selecting polygons by attributes and trying to have the selection show up as a light yellow. I set the selection color to the light yellow and it's the 'lowest/last' layer ...
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Automating an ArcGIS Project that is a display of map

I'm relatively new to GIS and looking to automate a project. I have my 'base map' created in ArcGIS, but now need to create several hundred more so looking for an automated method to accomplish this. ...
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Dynamically Change Annotation Font Size According To Parcel Area

I'm looking for a solution to change annotation font size in an automated/dynamic way. The annotation data represents civic addresses and are displayed over a parcel fabric. What we would like to do ...
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spatial join by attribute match from shapefile

i require to spatial join the shapefile having attribute by ie selecting by attribute which remains same for the target and join feature and get the output as per attribute selected i want to prepare ...
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How to display custom context menu during create feature task?

I have a created a custom context menu using ICommandBar and am displaying it on create feature mouse-down right click. I am constructing a point collection on each mouse down and then creating a ...
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Importing existing data model into geodatabase [closed]

How can I integrate an existing ArcGIS datamodel like Arc Marine into my geodatabase? I dont have schematics in my ArcGIS 9.3.1.
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merge polygon in ArcGIS

I have 300 polygons in a single Shape file, I want merge some polygons together, when I merge two polygons the attribute does not come total count of two polygons, What I need is, when I merge two ...
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How to find elevation of multiple points on a map on ArcGIS 9.3?

I am working on the sewerage system of a city. I have the x and y coordinates of the station locations stored in EXEL format. How can I use this data/file to extract the elevations of the stations ? ...
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How to unselect elements in PageLayoutControl (using C#)

I have a PagelayoutControl with the name: PageControl. And I added a text element into MapFrame (FocusMap) of the PagelayoutControl. If the text element and MapFrame are selected (by using the button ...
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Error when trying to import a raster file into a geodatabase

I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1. For some time I have had no problem importing a raster file into my geodatabase. That's recently changed and I have absolutely no idea why. Every time I try to import a raster ...
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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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Creating a new map frame: Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component

I am trying to create a new map frame in the PageLayout Control. But I got the error: Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component at the method AddElement. Please see ...
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How can I migrate my toolboxes and styles from ArcGIS 9.x to 10.x?

I am migrating from ArcGIS 9.3.1 to ArcGIS 10 SP4. I have several toolbox and style files that I want transfer to my new computer which is now running Windows 7. Can anyone tell me where I should put ...
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In ArcGIS 9.3, how do I split a 3-band raster (.tiff) file and summarize the band values?

Using ArcGIS 9.3, I would like to make a new, single-band raster file that includes only one value: a summary of the three existing bands. The composite band is currently a composite .tiff file. ...
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How to print two pagelayout on two sides at the same time ?

I am having a PageLayoutControl with name: PageControl1. I used below codes for printing it: public override void OnClick() { try { PrintDialog ...
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WFS service Server Error in '/ArcGIS/services' Application

I have a SSL secured ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 machine on W2k8. I set up a service with WFS. Every time I try to request the capabilities, I get the error: Server Error in '/ArcGIS/services' Application ...
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Error: can't display dash lines (broken lines) when zooming PageLayout

I am working with PageLayoutControl, its mapframe include elements: lines, texts. And I am getting an error when zooming: If I zoom the pagelayout to 100% ( smaller than 110%), it can display "Dash ...
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Why would running LocateFeautresAlongRoutes GP tool return null?

I'm currently using the LocateFeaturesAlongRoutes tool wrapper for C#/.NET for a custom tool I'm developing for ArcMap 9.3.1. I've been able to run this tool in ArcMap outside of code in a tool with ...
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How to set the font size of ITextElement if only know Height of the text?

When I read text elements from a .dgn file. I only can get the "height", "length" attribute of the text (it doesn't have a "size" attribute) (example: total height = 0.9; total length = 8.6). I need ...
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Why does ArcMap connect to a Personal Geodatabase (PGDB) even when no feature classes (or tables?) are referenced in the MXD?

I have an odd question from a user in the same goverment that I work for. When he opens a .MXD-project in ArcMAP a Personal Geodatabase also opens that is not part of the project and does not have ...
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How to train a signature file for supervised classification in ArcGIS 9.3

I wanna do supervised classification in ArcGIS 9.3. I have a 321RGB composite of a pretty good quality which I want to use for supervised classification. How can I create signature file which contains ...
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Store elements of Imap into BLOB fields using IPersistStream

I have an IMap (include elements: text, line) and I want to store it into a field of a table in SQL, so I can load it again later. I used below codes, but I got an the error : public class Test { ...
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Self intersections for polygons, how to solve?

I have a question about repairing a self intersecting polygon shapefile. I have a shapefile containing Polygons (ZM) which have self intersecting features. If I use the "repair geometry" tool, it ...
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How to improve Python script processing speed (performance)?

I've been working on a script which essentially reads in a large amount of point and polygon data and generates frequency values for a featureclass of 2.5 acre hexes covering California. I have found ...
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Migrate python scripts from 9.3 to Arcgis10

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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How to merge different classes/clusters in one single raster in arcgis 9.3?

I've created a signature file with 8 clusters and performed an unsupervised classification. Later I have grouped values (spatial) classes together to form 4 classes I needed (in symbology) but that ...
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Cursors and Field calculation - Python 2.5 - ArcGis 9.3

I hope my question is not redundant. I wrote a script to Update a table using two imbricate cursors. The goal was 1) to read a records, update some of its values 2) Make a selection based on this ...
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Can you create feature classes with the same name in different feature dataset

I've searched but can't seem to find any info on this which is surprising as this should be an easy one to answer. I'm using ArcGIS 9.3 and trying to create a feature class called 'cadastre' in ...