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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 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 ...
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Resizing symbol changes its position on the map

I have character symbol for my point feature class from ESRI AMFM Water - Unicode 117 with offset Y:10,7 and size 36. At that moment it is placed perfectly as it is shown on a first printscreen. ...
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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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Need advice on creating polyline templates (polyline vs polyline ZM) for future network dataset

I am about to request large amounts of polylines from a variety of sources (municipalities). The idea is to collect bike path data and build a regional bike network (I work for the region ...
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How to Format Description when writing Help for Python script tool?

I try to format the description in script tool but I don't know how it works so i don't manage to add a line break for example. Does it works with HTML tags ? When editing my script the description ...
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How to reduce all value above certain value using Raster Calculator?

I have a raster with elevations above 2000m that I want to "cut" to 1800m. I cannot quite figure out the correct string and most simple way to do this in the ArcGIS 9.3 raster calculator. I tried ...
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Arcgis9.3 Problem with search cursor and update cursor in two different table

I am making a python code for ArcGIS 9.3 : -I have one folder with a lot of shapefile polygon inside - Ech polygon shapefile have a field "Average" and one ID - I have a table with each field ...
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Problem with SetValue method in ArcGIS 9.3

I am trying to make a python script for ArcGIS 9.3. I have a problem with the SetValue method. I try to use it in a very simple code but it still doesn't work : No error is return but my field is not ...
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How to install ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 on Windows 8 (64 bit)?

I have installed Arc GIS 9.3 on window 8, 64 bit but the lisence server says not valid license server or the older version is running how can I solve such like problems?
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Splitting hexagonal grid into segments, dissolve by location

I am a little bit frustrated because I want to do something I did 5 years ago and I can't figure out how to do it again. I am creating a turnover map of species communities using R and ArcGIS 9.3. As ...
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Compare line with next line in attribute table shapefile

I am making a python code for ArcGis 9.3. The aim is to compare the value of my field "ID_BV" at line l with value of field "ID_BV" at line l+ 1. And depending of the test answer i populate another ...
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Output of RasterToPolygon not supported as shapefile

I made a python code for arcGis 9.3 which do the following step : 1) Convert all the raster (.tif) in a folder to polygon shapefile in another folder 2) Intersect all the converted ...
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Metadata server and spatial server - a must? [closed]

I have been using ArcMap (only) for the past two years (read: newbie) in the oil and gas (upstream) industry. I currently have about 200 GB of files (shp, tif, grids, a few fgdb, all sitting in a ...
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How can I import the export file (*.sdx) from ArcSDE9.3 to ArcSDE10.1?

We got some files (*.sdx) from our clients using sdeexport from ArcSDE 9.3. We only have ArcSDE 10.1. We tried to use sdeimport command like this: sdeimport -o create -t NHDFCODE -f ...
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Is there an equivalent to arcpy.ImportToolbox() in 9.3.1?

Is there an equivalent to arcpy.ImportToolbox() using ArcGIS 9.3.1? I'm assuming it would use arcgisscripting instead of arcpy but I can't find any documentation.
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How to add an independent panel in the ArcMap layout view?

In ArcMap 9.3, I want to make a map in which I start from a wider location (for example, a country) and then, I give some zooms until one specific area. I have all the data I need: country ...
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How to Calculate Area in Raster data in Arcgis 9.3

I run Supervised Classification on Spot image and now how to claculate The Area of different classes with out converting To shape file . because converting to polygon create too much polygon which is ...
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Distance between a line layer and several other line features (arcGIS 9.3 Arcview Licence)

I have a "Drain" line layer (with 150 lines) that I need to calculate the distance from lines to all objects within 120m. I've tried doing a spatial join and its great but I need more than just the ...
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Can conversion of MapInfo WOR to ArcGIS MXD preserve styles and coordinate systems?

Is there any ways to migrate from MapInfo's data with WOR project file to ArcGIS MXD project file without leaving all styles and coordinate system? I know that I can convert from TAB files to SHP ...
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How to find annotation overlaping file in arcmap 9.3?

I have all my textstring(Annotation) at distance 1.5 feet? I want to find all the annotation which at distnce less than 1.5? Also want to find the overlapping file? Can I make any file like shape file ...
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Georeferenced TIF files, can TFW files be created from TFWX files? - (ArcGIS 9.3)

I have georeferenced some image TIF files in ArcGIS 9.3. Update Georeferencing creates a *.TFWX file. Renaming to *TFW file does not place the image in the correct spatial location for software ...
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How can I get an error map of an interpolation in ArcGIS?

I have about 10 point shapefiles containing a lot of points each. (I would prefer not to join them into one shapefile, it's pain). And I am using interpolation method Topo to Raster to create a DTM. ...
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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 to Symbolize by creating tables containing different values (items) and with particular colors?

I work with ArcGIS Desktop 9.3. I want to illustrate my data for water sampling at different points in streams. I would like to illustrate a chart or a board for each point that would countain more ...
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How to create a series of points along a polyline

I have a series of polylines, these represent various linear landscape features (Roads, hedges,rivers). I need to convert these to a series of points equally spaced (so hedges a point every 2m, a ...
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How to calculate total number of data cells in raster?

I am using ArcGIS 9.3 and python 2.5. My code is shown at the bottom of this post. I have a raster containing fire intensity information at 200m cell resolution. I run the script and the first count ...
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Mystery duplicate values

I'm using a unique list to populate up to 10 fields for a fc with correct geometry, in an "overloading" manner as you would in excel. I noticed on my first run through I had an "index out of range" ...
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Find areas of overlap [duplicate]

Apologies if this question has been asked (I suspect it has or is so simple that people havent needed to ask it) but I am extremely inexperienced with GIS software and need it to find out some ...
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How to select part of the polygon

I have a shapefile of the country. I need to select only percentage of that polygon for demonstration purposes. As an example, how to select 60% of polygon? I am using ArcGIS 9.3.
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How to install ArcGIS License Manager 9.3 silently?

Is there a way to install ArcGIS License Manager 9.3 silently (by using only command line)? (in windows environment xp/7).
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How to Add Basemap from ArcGIS Online to ArcMap 9.3? [closed]

I want to load a basemap into ArcMap 9.3 using "Add Data from ArcGIS Online" tools. Does anyone know the URL needed to load it?
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Shp's will NOT line up (coordsys) - shps made using GPSeismic sotftware (client made shp's)

OK, I asked this previously but solved it on my own last time. Same project, but differant shp files. I recieved from a client shp files that were made in GPSeismic 2011. Upon recieving the shp ...
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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 ...