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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 ...
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From text data create a FeatureClass with table with python

I'm searching how the output of one program (text file with some writings, but also with data as numbers, dates, times, coordinates, all separated with commas) can be transformed to a Feature Dataset. ...
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How to Project shapefile from NAD 1983 UTM Zone 12 to WGS 1984 UTM Zone 13N?

I have a question and I have a shapefile that is in NAD UTM Zone 12 and Datum is North American Datum of 1983. What I would liket to reprojection it to NAD 1983 UTM Zone 13N and change the Datum to ...
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How to draw a rectangle graphic element (given feature and extents in meters) with ArcObjects?

I am trying to render a rectangle graphics box onto the map, given the center location of an polygonal feature and the extent dimensions (length and width) in meters. The feature has the spatial ...
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Should Delete Field work in ModelBuilder while there is a Join present that appears unrelated?

I am having an issue with a very simple Model, both in ArcGIS 9.3 and ArcGIS 10.0. The part of the Model that is causing trouble is shown below, along with ModelBuilder's error message (in ArcGIS ...
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Implementing Custom Selection Tool (Adding to current selection) with ArcObjects

I am trying to implement a custom selection tool in ArcMap 9.3.1 that is functionally similar to the default ArcMap selection tool with "Adding to current selection" enabled. ie. the user can click to ...
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ArcGIS 9.3.1 cannot delete a version

We are having trouble deleting a version made in our 9.3.1 sde. When we attempt to delete it, ArcCatalog returns a message saying Unable to Delete - Target State not found in States table. Upon ...
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Relationships in ArcGIS Server 9.3.1

I am working on a viewer in which I would like to show two related feature classes. If I select a feature of the first one, the related features of the second one should be selected too. I found a ...
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IFeature.Store seems to bypass edit sessions and cannot be rolled back. Why?

I'm working with ArcObjects edit sessions for the first time and am having some trouble with it. The C# code I am about to discuss is part of an ArcMap 9.3 extension DLL. My problem is that calls to ...
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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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ArcGIS Server - host ArcGIS Services through fully-qualified domain name and servername

I’m in need of some direction… We currently host an ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 SP2 .NET on our Intranet. A situation has come up that requires me to have the ArcGIS server respond to both the servername and ...
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Script for Editing TIN in Arcgis: modelbuilder works, when exported as script gives an error

Arcgis can give such a headache! I want to automate loads of small tasks, and so I need to edit empty TIN with python in order to create a full TIN. My srcript is giving errors, so I tried by hand to ...
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Programatically take screenshot of map extent in ArcMap 9.3

Is it possible to programatically capture a screenshot of the current map extent (the map area with any active displayed layers) in ArcMap with the ArcObjects .NET SDK?
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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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Auto Update of Pmf from a specific mxd

I currently have two file folders with a mxd in each of the folder. These two file structures and mxd name will be kept constant. Once a week or month, I will update these two mxd. Then, I will ...
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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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Hack to change data source of a layer file in ArcGIS 9.3.1 with python?

I'm looking for a way to change the source of my layer file using python. Actually I want to do this because I need to re-use a XSL template which is defined under the tap HTML popup of the layer ...
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How to show script tool dialog from a button in ArcMap 9.3.1?

Thanks to Jason I was able to properly set up the parameters of a script tool. I would like to get the same dialog box from the script tool to appear when used from a button in ArcMap. I know how to ...
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Setting Script Tool Parameters Using Python and ArcGIS 9.3.1

Can't quite figure this out and i'm sure it's a simple fix. I have a script that utilizes the AGSSOM tool. It first stops all published services, allows for databases to be tidied up by ...
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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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Make feature layer based on date, problem in python

I have a script that runs, that takes the current date and puts into a variable, which is then used to calculate the date field for the Feature class. Further in the script, the updated data is loaded ...
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ArcEngine: Drawing graphics returned from BackgroundWorker

My application is drawing graphics objects on the map(as simple as adding IElement to GraphicsContainer). When I create graphics elements and add them to GraphicsContainer in BackgroundWorker DoWork ...
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How to access existing graphs in arcGIS 10

I am trying to access an existing graph in arcGIS version 10. The student workbook I am using was written for version 9.3. Version 10 does not have "tools" option in the toolbar. The instructions ...
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ArcGIS Server REST Cache

The municipality that I work for is currently using the latest version of MSGovern CityView. For those that have never used CityView, it's a software package that helps municipalities manage their ...
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Is it possible for me to perform a map of New Mexico where deaf person lives in a county from the US Census database?

I would like to get some feedback from those who have been doing or perform on US Census. Map. My question here is there a way for me to get information on Deaf person living in New Mexico. Would US ...
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Is there a Select Feature by Attribute tool for Feature Classes when performing selection ModelBuilder?

I want to perform a Select by Attribute selection on a Feature Class in ModelBuilder, but I know the Select by Attribute tool does not work in this situation. I need to perform this function as I ...
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Why am I getting duplicate ghost points (features), i.e., one point in the feature class but two points?

When editing some of the attributes in a point feature class in ArcMap 9.3, duplicate labels started showing up. When I click on the point, I discovered that the point has duplicated itself BUT there ...
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How to calculate the area of a polygon considering the relief?

I work in a fire department and i'm mapping all the fires that occur in my area, creating polygons that represent burnt areas. my problem is that the values are not accurate... for instance, arcgis ...
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Deleting Features In ModelBuilder ArcGIS 9.3

In ModelBuilder, I have a work flow (data is stored in a File Geodatabase) that currently concludes with the use of the Append tool. I am looking to delete a features, as the last function of the ...
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Using IBufferConstruction to create single and multiple buffers (VBA and ArcObjects)

I need a bit of help with using the iBufferContruction interface, my overall goal is that the user clicks on the map, a graphic is created and then buffered,at multiple distances and then stored in a ...