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How do I setup the initial entry point into the ArcGIS Geoservices REST API?

I am trying to implement the ESRI REST API with a non-esri service (MapProxy). I am able to add my service to ArcCatalog 9.3 as an 'ArcGIS Server'. However, none of the sample layers are displayed ...
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Using ASCII LiDAR data tiles which are centimeter rounded (n Z) in ArcGIS Desktop seems to round them to meters?

I try to use four LIDAR tiles in .asc with arcgis9.3. All of this tiles are centimeter round (in z) but one of them seems to be round to meter (see tile on the left up corner on the image below), ...
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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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How to clip raster image by the extent of each row in a shapefile with ArcGIS 9.3

I'm using Python to clip a raster image by each row in a shapefile with ArcGIS 9.3. I am hoping to end up with one raster image for each polygon row, clipped to the extent of the polygon row. ...
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Troubleshooting slow data access to shapefiles by ArcGIS Desktop?

We have just upgraded from ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 to 9.3.1 For a ~250MB .shp in 9.2 it took 1 minute to render, at 9.3.1 it now takes 50 minutes. The format has to stay as shapefile. The data is stored ...
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Creating duplicate features based on many-to-one conversion of related table?

I need to create duplicate features (in this case parcels), using a related table to populate ID fields. In essence, I need to use a related table of parcel owners to create duplicate parcels, each ...
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Concurrency and lock challenge in Nonversioned editing in ArcMap

I use a non version SQLServer geodatabse with geometry type for spatial data storing.To do so,I have registered all layers in SDE repository and geodatabase and ArcMap shows all layers and edit them ...
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Extract polygon attributes from covering polygon with highest area

I have a fishnet grid (polygon layer) and another polygon layer containing some hexagons. I would like for each square polygon in the fishnet layer that covers a hexagon (even a tiny edge of it) to ...
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Is there a way to call the “Select By Location” dialog box and gain access to the parameters

In an application that I am developing using VB.Net with ArcObjects 9.3, I am trying to display the "Select By Location" dialog box in my code. I know that I can call it directly using the UID ...
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Are ArcGIS 9.3 layer files compatible with ArcGIS 10.1? [duplicate]

If I save layer files in ArcGIS 9.3, can they be opened and modified in ArcGIS 10.1? When I try to open the layer file in 10.1, it does not work and gives me an error message: "the imported layer is ...
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Calculating flowpaths downstream of a point

I am assessing the flood risk posed by pipeline failure. I need to calculate the likely flow-paths for flood water downstream of critical locations along the pipeline using GIS. I'm familiar with ...
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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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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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Getting a list of ObjectID from a Selection Set Object using ArcObjects 9.3 in VB.Net

I am trying to get back a list of ObjectIDs from a selection set using VB.Net in ArcObjects for ArcGIS Desktop 9.3. I have been passing an object populated using the ".IDs" method from the ...
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Dissolve tool misses out two polygons

I'm trying to dissolve polygons based on a code number in the attribute table. It all works well, with an exception of two polygons that fail to dissolve - they literally drop out from the output. It ...
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Converting KML files to shapefiles ArcView license level of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I only have an ArcView 9.3 license at work. What's the best way to convert a large KML file to SHP format? I tried the DNRGarmin tool to import, but the file was too large for that particular ...
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Calculating Field B from Field A, except where Field B has existing value, using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

Im trying to calculate Field B from Field A except where Field B has existing value in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3. (I suspect its straight forward but I have 'searched' and havent cracked it yet) Any ...
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Bulk field rename in file geodatabase

I have a file geodatabase with several hundred feature classes in it. Some feature classes have a field that got named incorrectly, and it got named "SCHEMA_FEATURECLASS_ENTITY" instead of just ...
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Tabulate Area for large datasets

I have been struggling trying to use Tabulate Area in Arc 9.3 for a large raster dataset. I have one raster with 8 land uses and another vector layer with zones (which I converted to a raster with ...
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Bad data beaking IRelationshipclass.GetObjectsRelatedToObjectSet

I have two workspaces - one a File GDB, the other SDE (SQL Server). Both workspaces contain the same data with the same relationship classes. When identifying features in ArcCatalog, the results ...
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How to split polygons at intersections in ArcGIS 9.3?

I have two polygon layers. I'd like to split the features in one based on where they intersect the other layer. I've tried using the Clip tool, but there is no option to simply split the features -- ...
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How to Make my Legend Service for ArGIS Server 9.3 Map Service SSL?

I am developing an application using map services served by ArcGIS Server 9.3. The application must be completely https since it is shared through a secure Intranet. The application itself, all of the ...
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Measuring data load and redraw times in ArcMap?

Rephrasing of the question slightly to address some issues. Is there are standard way of measuring load times for data, specifically sybolised data, within ArcMap? In particular, we're comparing ...
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running tlb from bin — interop.scripting.dll not found

I rebuilt a custom command in VS Express 2013, added from file to a custom toolbar in ArcMap 9.3.1. The form appears, but upon running I immediately get an error about a missing Interop.Scripting.dll ...
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How to display point features w.r.t field values of a polygon file in arcobjects?

I have a point & polygon shapefile. Point file has a field namely, Type: atm,hospital,school etc... Polygon file has a field Zone: Zn1, Zn2, Zn3. There will be two combo boxes which will populate ...
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Splitting lines automatically at specific distances using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a set of polylines which I need to split at varying distances from their starting points. In general, I'm looking for a something similar to the SPLIT function within the editor tool. There ...
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Uninstalling ArcGIS extensions from earlier version after ArcGIS upgraded?

I uninstalled ArcGIS 9.3.1 (server, desktop, engine), then installed ArcGIS10.0 (Server, Desktop, engine). When I tried to uninstall some arcmap extensions, I got error 1001 "unable to get installer ...
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Problems Joining CSV to Shpfile arcgis 9.3

So I have been trying to get this to work all day and have had no success. I am attempting to join a CSV file with a Shapefile. The CSV is from the Hud's location affordability portal ...
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Has anyone experienced problems editing between ArcGIS 10.1 and an older ArcSDE geodatabase 9.3.1?

We are unable to edit feature classes in an ArcSDE 9.3.1 Versioned GDB using an ArcGIS 10.1 .mxd map. The feature classes are part of a geometric network. Previously we were able to edit feature ...
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Setting transparency in background colors of neatline fame?

Is there an easy way to set transparency levels in background colors of a neatline frame or any other frame for that matter in ArcGIS?
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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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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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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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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 ...