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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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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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Clump and eliminate classes in a raster in ArcMap or R

after interpolation of sediment classes, I obtained a raster which looks like the image below (sample of the river). I would like to clump and eliminate areas within the raster that are below a ...
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How to merge two 'incompatible' polygon layers in ArcGIS?

I have two layers of polygons with administrative boundaries. Although they come from the same data provider, they seem to have small discrepancies and do not 'fit' each other. How could I merge ...
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Can ArcGIS Desktop 9 and 10 co-exist peacefully on same computer?

We have a copy of Hawths tools that only work in ArcGIS 9.3, so I would like to keep it on my computer. However, most of the work we do in our lab is done with ArcGIS 10. Therefore, would it be OK to ...
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How to edit existing PMF file using ArcGIS Publisher?

I downloaded a trial version of ArcGIS Publisher and the second question on this page suggests that editing is possible in addition to creating PMFs: Can I edit a PMF with ArcReader? No, ...
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How can I import pdf maps to ArcGIS?

I have few hazard maps (with color coding) of a particular state in a pdf report. I am a newbie in GIS and need to use these different maps from the pdf for combined interpretation. Can the colors ...
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Converting ASCII file to shapefile in ArcGIS Desktop? [on hold]

I am trying to convert ascii to shapefile I have huge points, latitide, longitude and elevations, I want to use geoprocessing tool also to convert this please let me know if anything is avalible. I ...
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Why do simple joins on small datasets slow down ArcMap so badly?

ArcGIS 9.3.1, ArcInfo. I have some small file geodatabase and SDE featureclasses (few thousand records each, 50 columns) that I am doing attribute joins on. After the joins, drawing of the map is ...
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How do I set a single output location for multiple files in ModelBuilder?

I have created a model in ModelBuilder. The first step is for the user to specify the location of the File Geodatabase that all the outputs will be saved in. What I want is for all the outputs (from ...
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Creating constant slope DEM using ArcGIS Desktop?

I wanted to create a DEM of constant slope say 1/3000. How can I proceed in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3? The area may be 1000m x 1000m or any other as per convenience.
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Has anyone successfully installed HAZUS MR4?

I am attempting to install HAZUS-MH MR4 (v1.4) on a Windows XP SP3 computer with ArcGIS 9.3 SP1 installed. The installation seems to be running fine up until it attempts to start services. Then it ...
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Not able to close custom edit form in ArcPad 10.2.2 using ok button

Summary of problem: I have problem with ArcPad in that the "ok" button on my custom edit forms is unresponsive when I am trying to add a new feature. Project set-up: I am using ArcMap 9.3.1 and ...
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Vectorizing from raster image with discontinuities or breaks in polygons?

I am new to this site, so I have explained much as i don't know proper terminology. I am using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3, in which I am trying to create vector polygon shapefile. But the raster image i have ...
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Modelling of rent prices - which interpolation method to use?

I have national dataset of ~1,4 million households. There I have information about rent, size (number of rooms and m2) and some additional characteristics of each household. I'd like to use this data ...
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length of two mutually tangent fields

Can anyone tell me how to get the length of two mutually tangent fields. I must have the length of the separation of grass with pavement, and the separation of grass with planting. I am using ArcGIS ...
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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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Is it possible to intersect 2 feature layers and extract common data points using ArcGIS REST services

I am working on a GIS web application with ARCGIS web services, would appreciate any guidance on this problem: I have 2 Feature Layers with data points which i wish to intersect and extract the ...
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Is there a way to decrease redraws in ARCGIS?

I'm using a huge database on arcgis desktop 9.3.1 and every time I do a pan/zoom I have to wait 0.5-1 minute for the whole database to redraw itself. Is there any way to decrease the amount of redraws ...
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Two versions of ArcGIS Engine SDK on same computer?

I wish to be able to develop against both ArcGIS Engine 9.3 and 10.2, so that for example, an application could depend on either at runtime. Are there any issues with having the SDKs for both on a ...
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How to bind layer display?

I work on several layers in arcmap 9.3 My question is about creating binds to display theses layers directly. like ctrl+1 ( display / hide layer 1 ) ctrl+2 ( display / hide layer 2 ) ctrl+3 ( ...
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Clipping by geomtery results in Raster extent slightly different to input geometry?

The raster using arcgis geoprocessing is cliped with a feature, reading it's geometry and as a result, rasters extent slightly differs. Extent of geom: str(row.shape.extent) '570600,537958652 ...
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GetLegendInfo SOAP call in ArCGIS Server 9.3 returns wrong SymbolImage ImageURL

The SOAP call GetLegendInfo returns the legend correctly except that all ImageURLs of the SymbolImages (color swatches) contain the hostname instead of the siteURL and therefore the image can not be ...
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ArcGIS 9.3. for Silverlight Missing color swatch inside legend

I have an ArcGIS 9.3. MapService and a Silverlight Application that consumes it. The application is deployed on two diffrent Systems. On system A everything is fine. On system B the map service is ...
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Downgrading from ArcGIS 10 to 9.3?

Recently I have experienced a few problems with ArcGIS 10, so I switched back to 9.3, thinking that my live will be back to normal ... and it is not. I am using at the time tool made by Venkatesh ...
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White Pixel in Raster (CIR) arcmap 9.3

i have to analyse forest cir orthophotos. in high scale resolution, many white pixel appear instead of red ones. i work with arcmap 9.3, win7
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Workaround for AxMapControl painting issue (only problematic at certain screen resolutions)?

I have a .NET application dependent on ArcGIS 9.3.1 which I am upgrading to ArcGIS 10.2. I have an AxMapControl sat in a panel in a split container on a tab. The Dockstyle is set to Fill. Since ...
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Where is the ArcGIS ServicePackFinder 9.3 utility found?

Where is the ArcGIS ServicePackFinder 9.3 utility found? I know it's for download, but no amount of trawling can find it.
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ArcGIS: In the Legend, show legend items that are only displayed on the map

Using ArcGIS, is there a way for the legend, to only show the subitems that are displayed on the map?
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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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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 implement MultiValue Parameter with Multiple Columns?

This might be a simple question, but I haven't been able to find a straightforward answer. I'm working on an ArcGIS (9.3) Python script. One of the inputs is a list of features. For each feature, I ...
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How to disconnect all open GDB locks in ArcMap?

I am having trouble releasing GDB locks in ArcMap 9.3. Does anyone know a way to disconnect from all open GDB connections in ArcMap 9.3. I could close and re-open arcMap, but that seems to be a ...
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Running Model within ArcMap using VBA?

I would like to Run/execute a model within ArcMap 9.3.1 vba. I can run it in vba by exporting out the VBS script and importing it into vba, however I'm wondering if there is an easier way to just call ...
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Exporting polygon features to individual image pngs

I have a shapefile with a few thousand polygons, ArcGIS [9.3] (and even PostGIS). I would like to export each of those polygons into its own thumbnail image file without any real context. What is the ...
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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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Learning .NET for ArcGIS (mainly Desktop) use?

I have basic programming skills (I program simple vba python and lisp scripts and had gone through a java course a long time ago), but it seems to me (judging by ESRI publications) that there is no ...
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How to fill combobox with attrbute data

I am coding using vba in the visual basic editor given ny arcgis9.3, I have u user form,in user form there is a combobox and a commandbutton. I have also added four shape files.so i want to fill the ...
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Log file for ArcGIS geoprocessing?

Whenever I run a geoprocess overnight, it seems my computer reboots. Does ArcGIS save some log file information? Where does it save it? For example, when I run a large dataset or image process I need ...
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Interpolation for timeseries in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to calculate average rainfall value from a number of points using Inverse Weighted Distance tool in ArcGIS 9.3. My problem is that: each point has it own time series, therefore the ...
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What are Limits on ArcScene and TINs from LiDAR?

I am trying to load anywhere from 5 to 10 LIDAR TINS into ArcScene. I am using ArcGIS Desktop Evaluation (student) 9.3.1. I just built a new computer with a AMD Phenom II X6 1090T six core processor, ...
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Creating Python script to reconcile/post geodatabase versions?

I’m trying to set up a python script so that I can schedule our rec/post to run on a server. I’ve created a model with the Reconcile Version tool, with the option to Post checked on. I then export ...
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Forcing decimal numbers to use comma in ArcGIS Field Calculator?

Can I add the comma "," to force the decimals to remove from the attribute and replace with the number? For example, I have an Acres field column that says 506320.0750 and I want to replace the ...
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Converting xyz batch to ESRI grid format using XYZ2GRID 2.1 - batch problems

I am trying to use Min-Lang Huang's XYZ2GRID2.1-Batch program downloaded from ArcScripts and I keep getting the error C:\users\public...........xyz Error-Object required Does anyone know what the ...
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Tool making by using python

My problem is that i want to solve one equation by using these inputs. Equation is : (field*area)/total area where field= fields which are selected, Area= field of area, total area= total of area. ...
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Exporting Georeferenced PDFs using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 and I want to export maps in georeferenced PDFs. Earlier I knew that there is an advanced option in file>export map>options>advanced where I was able able export map ...
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import arcgisscripting gives ImportError: DLL load failed: %1 is not a valid Win32 application

i am trying to import arcgisscripting and getting following error. Traceback (most recent call last): File "<pyshell#0>", line 1, in <module> import arcgisscripting ImportError: DLL ...
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Finding the Python script used by a custom toolbar button in ArcMap

I've been asked by somebody at work to design a toolbar add-in that works just the same as an existing one, but with a different set of data. However, the person who wrote the original add-in for him ...
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creating a dem from contours

I have a large set of contours that I received broken down into several different subsets. I have merged most of the subsets together creating a larger set of contours in three different files. I have ...
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Listing all feature classes in File Geodatabase, including within feature datasets?

From python how can I build a list of all feature classes in a file geodatabase (*.gdb), including inside feature datasets? The standard example only lists feature classes at the top level of the ...