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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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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 to handle real time GPS data with ArcGIS Javascript API? [closed]

I'm developing a web app using Arcgis Server 9.3.1 and Javascript API I have a database with gps data from several vehicles and I need to display each vehicle real position in a map. I display this ...
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ArcGIS Buffer accuracy problem?

Once again I encounter something very strange with ArcGIS. I perform a buffer analysis on one side of a polyline. There seems to be a serious accuracy problem and I can't figure out what the cause is. ...
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creating geotiff in ArcGIS to publish in geoserver

How can I create a geotiff image (to publish using Geoserver)? I want to publish geo-reference image in geoserver.Then i chose image format as geotiff and create using arcGIS 9.3.It create tiff,tfw ...
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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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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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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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Why might layer appear not to turn off in ArcMap?

I was called over to try and fix an issue with a coworkers ArcGIS software (ArcView 9.3.1 SP1, Windows 7) and couldn't fix it. When a certain layer is turned off in the table of contents it never ...
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Draw graphic on screen without requiring 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 = r"...
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Registration of modules in ArcMap?

I’m programming a module for ArcMap (ArcGIS 9.3) in Visual Basic (Visual studio 2005) realizing ITool interface. My task is to link it to ArcMap to reflect an icon on the Tools toolbar. The problem is ...
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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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Where to download ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a EDN subscription, but I 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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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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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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Labeling points numerically in ArcGIS Desktop?

I just created a points Shapefile, with 300 points. Using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 I now need to label all of them numerically. Is there a way of labelling all of them, instead of me going to the ...
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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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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 = [HDATA_N_LAREF_ACTIVITY_TEXT]...
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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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Selecting items from layer not within or touching selected polygon using ArcMap?

Using ArcMap 9.3 I was curious if anybody has a script or vba tool that will select items from a layer that are not within a selected polygon or not touching the selected polygon.
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Selecting GPS point closer to boundary of polygon in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I would like to capture the gps points which are closer the polygon boundary (inside), not point in polygon. I have arcgis arcinfo v9.3. i can do with inner buffer of the polygon and ...
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Reading pre-10.0 File Geodatabase (GDB) using OGR?

I have been tasked with processing USGS's National Hydrography Dataset. However, it appears that the only available format is FileGDB (version 9.2-9.3.1). Looking at OGRs support for FileGDB, it looks ...
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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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Finding suitable font size for map scale in ArcGIS Desktop?

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.
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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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Run time error for GP objects

I have a code with toolbars, which I tried to run it in another PC, but it failed. I get a run time error "Method Addtoolbox of object IGDispatch failed". The line that the code stacks is the last one ...
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Creating a report from features that have been selected

I'm in need of some guidance, I have created an application where the users does the following workflow Enter Postcode Zoom to Postcode Create a buffer at specified distance Spatial Query to find ...
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Trouble trying to zoom to graphic (ArcGIS 9.3.1, VBA)

I am writing an application where one of the things it does is create a point then creates buffer (which is a graphic) at the specific point, what I want to do is when the buffer has been created, is ...
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Spatial Join Get ZERO Value in ArcMap

The dataset contains about 70,000 point features. And I want to use spatial join tool in arctool box, to join a polygon feature. But it went that the values in the joined column are all zero, values ...
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How to distinguish between File and Personal Geodb workspace?

I am looking for a way - given an IWorkspace object - to check if it was created from a Personal-GDB or a File-GDB. I tried using IWorkspace.WorkspaceFactory to check if it's an instance of e.g. ...
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arcsde huge size file upload into Oracle spatial

I have 35million records (tomtom multinet) of file gdb file in my desktop machine. I need to upload this file into Oracle spatial as SDO_geometry file. I already tested the connection with small ...
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Running Different Versions of ArcGIS and Python?

As we know, there are few versions of ArcGIS (9.x,10) and Python(2.x,3.x) are in use. Issues are facing when we run scripts/toolbox of arcgis since the script written in one version of python and the ...
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IFeature.set_Shape The coordinates or measures are out of bounds

I'm trying to add a point to my map, but something with the way I used shp2sde create caused me to have a incorrect spatial extent or something. So I'm getting "out of bounds" error. How do I go ...
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Creating a featureclass in memory and adding to the map error

I have the code below, which is supposed to create a new featureclass in memory then add the FC to the map, but I get a Automation error when I use the createfeatureclass method Set pFC = pFeatWS....
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Shapes of this entity type not allowed in this layer when CreateFeature() is called

I have the following code that calls on a remote geodatabase server. Everything is connected and working, but when I try to add a point and use featureclass.CreateFeature();, it shuts down. At first ...
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IMapServerObjects.get_Map says object is null reference.

So I am trying to access a map layer, which I can connect to. try { agsconn.Connect(); Log.Write("Connected.", "myclass"); ...
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Making grid with certain spacing between lines along X and Y axis using ArcGIS Desktop?

We are doing the research about applying remote sensed data on hydro logical model . After delineating, the river basin from DEM data using Argis9.3, We have to map the remote sensed data derived from ...
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How to split a polygon into multiple small parts by grid

we delineated a river basin in shape file and generated a line-featured shapefile using Hawths tools. now our task is that we want to divide this basin into small polygons by gird in order to compute ...
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Relative paths in ArcScene document are broken if opened programmatically

When I open ArcScene document with relative paths programmatically from ArcMap, all those paths are broken. The location in source tab for broken layers is set to some different path like "C:\Windows\...
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ArcPad10 and domains and subtypes

I have ArcPad10 installed on a Trimble Juno. I tried to use a geodatabase with a feature class set up with domains and subtypes for field data collection, but, I learned quickly that ArcPad10 doesn't ...
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Raster Combine using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I am trying to combine a whole bunch of rasters with ArcGIS Spatial Analyst. Seems to be doing what I want EXCEPT the calculated output is only the area where all 4 rasters overlap. I am new to this,...
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Aggregate Data between Polygons

I have data at the ZIP3 level and I need to join it to a state file. I also need the data within the zip3 file to be averaged, but for some reason when I use the join tools, i'm not getting the ...
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How do you merge small gaps into the larger surrounding polygon?

I have a layer which has small rectangular gaps, I need to merge the gaps into the larger polygon that surrounds it, has anyone got any idea of how to do this, I know i can fill in the gaps with a new ...
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Failing to Delete Vector File from Personal Geodatabase?

I have a personal geodatabase - based on an MS Access .mdb file - from which I cannot delete an old feature class. The tables relating to the feature class have been deleted from the .mdb, but the ...
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Is there website with list of common QA/QC errors?

As I am working on reviewing my soils spatial data, and I am doing my QA/QC I placed a point layer to check for errors. I add the field column to mark the error and state the error. I recently ...
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Contouring range only using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I have a grid (in .img format) with pixel values ranging from -10,000 to 10,000, which i would like to contour. but i would like to contour only -3000 to 0 range. is this possible to set this up ...
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How do I zoom to the overall extent of two (or more) selected features from two layers?

I am creating an application where the user picks a value from a combo box, the application then selects that feature and then selects the corresponding features from a second layer, (both selections ...