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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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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 georeference a scanned map in ArcMap 9.3?

I want to georeference a scanned map of Sudan (Africa) as .jpg file format,coordinate points are marked on scanned map in 4 degree intervals. I am not familiar to georeferencing in ArcMap. So looking ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 interpolate points along a line in Python for ArcGIS 9.3?

I am building a Python geoprocessing script for ArcGIS 9.3. In the script, I have a simple LINE feature class with one row, one line. How can I use a linear referencing system to interpolate a point ...
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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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Using of Document Properties>Hyperlink Base to prevent broken links when moving MXDs?

I am going to try this later this week (when I am back in office) but I thought I ask this here first. Can anyone advise if Using Hyperklink Base can indeed help prevent broken links (not hyperlinks) ...
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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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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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Calculate XY Coordinate with “CalculateField” tool

I used model builder to build a model which can calculate the XY coordinates and it's perfect! However, when I export it to VBscript and run it in VBA it crashes.... The error happens at ...
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Feature Class To Geodatabase => ERROR 000210: Cannot create output

error messages: Executing: FeatureClassToGeodatabase E:\jags20120321.mdb\ch_cs "Database Connections\Connection to localhost.sde" "Database Connections\Connection to localhost.sde" Start Time: Sat ...
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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 ...
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Large Scale Geocoding and Processing in ESRI

Ok, so I guess this kind of a informal query/survey about how big a datasets you are using in your ESRI worlds... I am building and maintaining a statewide dataset, where I have to process down to the ...
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how can i use flat buffer for polygon?

i'd like to create flat buffer in a polygon shapefile .i try to use buffer tool in ArcGIS 9.3 but i could'nt select "flat" option in endtype combobox because the input feature is polygon .how can i ...
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GIS ANALYST + cadastral support

I have many points that were picked by handheld GPS and I want to fit them to their relevant cadastral plots automatically. The attribute information (plot number) for these points are exactly ...
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Is an ArcMap 10.0 Add-In compatible with ArcMap 9.3?

I'm working on an Add-In for ArcMap 10.0 in .NET version 3.5. This add-in works fine with ArcMap 10.0. Now I want to use this add-in in ArcMap 9.3. But I couldn't add Add-In .dll file in ArcMap 9.3. ...
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ArcGIS problem accessing fields attribute table

I encounter a strange problem. I have a simple shape file to which I added some fields and then populated them. Now I wanna access those fields from a script to run some buffer operations. I wanna ...
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Looping based on a spreasheet using python (in ArcGIS 9.3)

Here's what I am trying to do: I want to move feature classes from one .gdb (OLD) to another (NEW), but only the feature classes that are present in an excel spreadsheet. read from excel spreasheet ...
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How do i get ArcObjects not to ignore a layer definition that has been set?

I am creating a simple text search application, where the user can enter an address search and the result appear in a listbox, which they can then select it and zoom to the address. Now the problem I ...
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How do I delete specific graphics on the map using arcobjects

I am writing a small application that allows the user to click on the map, and it will create 3 buffers (these are graphics using the IElement interface) at specified distances. What I want to do is ...
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Is there a web service from ArcGIS that allows updating versioned SDE with ArcPad AXF data?

Here is my situation, currently we have a number of employees updating a copy of a checked out axf database using ArcPad on mobile devices. Our current process is very time consuming since it ...
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Find polygon centroid with Python

I'm using ArcGIS 9.3 to find centroid of some polygon features. I'd like to do this in Python, but so far I can only find solutions with VBA. Can anyone provide some leads here?
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How do i create menu in base toolbar?

i'd like to create menus in a base toolbar like arcHdro tools or spatial analyst . how can i create menus with arcengine 9.3 in my toolbar ( the toolbar shows in arcmap )?
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Can' t edit anything in Arcgis 9.3

My name is Ramona and I'm from Romania. I'm new to GIS. I want to digitize a topographic map in ArcGIS 9.3 and cannot. I tried these steps: I created a Personal geodatabase inside a raster dataset, ...
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Adding VBA into a Python script generated by ModelBuilder

I have created a model that does a calculate field and have used VBA in the code block. But when I export it to Python, it doesn't work. Here is the VBA code: new_value = ...
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ArcGIS 9.3. How do I increase Picture Marker Symbol performance?

I have a layer with 400 point features that display a picture marker symbol on the map. We expect this number to increase a great deal. Unfortunately it's already noticeably slow. This is being ...
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using raster calculator

I have a combination method to combine two raster( raster x and y) . the method is : x+y / 1- min(|x|,|y|) my problem is about "," character .whats the "," means in the method and how can i use this ...
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Calculate cumulative distance between points in a dataset in ArcGIS 9.3 ArcInfo

I am working with several point datasets that I have received, with the points representing xy locations with elevation data for several levees in south Louisiana. I would like to be able to calculate ...
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Draw graphic on screen without requiring a double click to finish sketch

I am trying to get the user to draw a line(only 2 vertices) on the screen(just like the georeferencing link/spatial adjustment link). I got the below snippet from ESRI website which does give me a ...
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Python and CalculateField

I am having trouble with using Python together with my gp.Calculatefield tool in my python script, and I am not sure why.. Heres the code (UPDATED) import arcgisscripting, os, sys myTempWorkspace = ...
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Where can I download arcGIS desktop 9.3.1?

I have a EDN subscription, but a just can't find where I can download ArcGIS 9.3.1 software (specifically the ArcGIS desktop and the SDK?
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The table was not found error - ArcGIS 9.3.1, Python

I have a python script that does the following on multiple tables maketableView - not shown in code Addjoin Copyrows MakeTableView it was working ok, until all of a sudden it stopped. Heres ...
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Is it possible to change where the Database connection folder is looking at?

In my workplace, we have just upgraded to Windows 7, we have a roaming profile, so all the files that are in the Application Data folder are in a folder called "\username\redirect\Folders.." also in ...
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Import and Plot MS Excel file in ArcGIS (v9.3) ModelBuilder

I am trying to create a tool using ArcGIS ModelBuilder (v9.3) that will allow me to import an Excel file, and output it as a shapefile in a coordinate system of my choice - or, if choosing the CRS is ...
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Insert cursor raises exception on geodatabase

world, I'm having trouble to insert a line geometry into a personal geodatabase (using Python/ArcGIS 9.3.1). Everything works fine if the target feature is a shapefile. My guess is that calling: ...
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How to add a legend for raster (GRID) layers in ESRI JS app

I have a grid in an MXD that I am publishing using ArcGIS Server 9.3.1. In the TOC I have made a legend with labels against each of my 5 classifications. I was expecting this to appear in my JS web ...
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Find a suitable font size for the map scale?

Is there a website that suggests suitable font sizes for each scale level in the layout? I am currently using ArcGIS 9.3 but pretty soon will upgrade to 10. Thanks !