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Strange ArcSDE error inserting null into state_locks?

I'm working with a heavily customized version of ArcMap 9.3.1. It's heavily customized, but it mostly uses class extensions and special validations. Environment: ArcSDE installed in: linux, ...
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Making Shaded Area Polygon from HILLSHADE raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

How am I suppose to extract the values ( Value<=100 ) from this HILLSHADE raster, and then make the extracted values as a VECTOR POLYGON (shapefile) ---I'm using ArcGIS 9.3 (ArcInfo with all ...
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WMS feed displays in ArcCatalog 9.3 but not in ArcMap 9.3

I am facing a very very weird behaviour. We used to work with a WMS feed in ArcGIS 9.3 and, since a few weeks, we are no longer able to display it. The providers of the feed informed us that they ...
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ArcCatalog 9.3 (ArcInfo) wont open

ArcMap, ArcScene and everything works fine and opens without problem. But, ArcCatalog cannot open. A window pops up and says- Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library. Runtime Error! Program: ...
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How to avoid field map change when altering file locations in a model (e.g. using feature class to feature class tool)?

I have a backed up file GDB which I have to use because the current one had some broken models in it. I got this backup delivered on my local D:\ drive and have to copy models from this GDB to a ...
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TIN when generated goes off the limits ARCGIS 9.3

i have to creat TINs for a specific areas so the original points or countours are exactly whithin the geographical limits of the area, but when i generate TIN it goes out of those limits and its ...
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Using rasters/features created at 10.0 in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I am tempted to go back to ArcGIS 9.3 from ArcGIS 10. For what I do, 9.3 is more efficent. I know I cannot open ArcGIS 10 documents (maps, scenes) and layers in 9.3 unless saved as 9.3 file, but ...
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Change coordinate system in multiple MXDs ArcGIS 9.3 using Python

I have to loop through some folders which may contain *.mxd files and change their coordinate system. I already found this piece of Python which should do the trick for ArcGIS 10.x (from here): ...
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Problem creating TIN from multiple contour shapefiles with ArcGIS 9.3 Spatial Analyst

I have about 20 shapefiles that contain contours lines, and I'm trying to convert them to one TIN using Spatial Analyst in ArcGIS 9.3. I included all of the SHP's as input to generate a TIN, but it ...
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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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Network Analyst not working

I have network analyst installed as an extension in my arcGIS 9.3, but it just does not work!!! when I go to ArcCatalog, the option of new network data set also does not appear... :( I have to do this ...
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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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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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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 bordering the extent of this shape, or to get ...
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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 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 ...
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How do I visualize a time and space sequence of events in ArcGIS?

I would like to visualize this scenario: I have 5 weather stations. I would like to present a sequence of rainfall events for them. For example, rain was starts at station 2 at 6:09 and then went to ...
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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 Desktop?

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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How to create one KML per polygon (from one Shapefile)?

I have a shapefile containing hundreds of polygons. I need to create a kml of each of the polygon. Is there any way that I may not have to deal each polygon individually and my polygon file may give ...
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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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Keeping color of shapefile constant in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 when I use a color for the shapefile it changes everytime when I close and open ArcMap. How I can constantly keep the color of the shapefile that I work with?
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Creating basic DEM file with flat geometry in ArcGIS Desktop?

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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Removing additional symbols on single points in ArcGIS Desktop?

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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Where can I find the freeware ST-Links PgMap?

I am trying to connect to a PostGIS database from ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1 Some web-searching suggested that zigGIS would be useful. Unfortunately zigGIS has reached the end of life, and the author of ...
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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 different color without covering everything?

Working in ArcGIS Desktop 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' ...
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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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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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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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Counting number of overlayed points in line feature using ArcGIS Desktop?

I created a polyline representing a road using GPS points. Then I have another set of data of random GPS co-ordinates which i have to overlay on that polyline (Road). I am trying to calculate how ...
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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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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 ...