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Masking of DEM in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a clipped DEM of my study area in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 which I want to use for SWAT project set-up, but I need to mask it. How do I go about it? I'm new to the use of ArcGIS. I don't want to ...
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Python: Combine multiple Shapefiles

i have got a lot of Point-Shapefiles (r20010101.shp, r20010202.shp, r20020101.shp...). Each of them has the same amount of points at exactly the same location. In a column that is named after the Date ...
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How to convert kml to shape file in Arc Map 9.3.1 [on hold]

I would like to know about conversion tools available for kml to shp file formats. In arc map 9.3.1
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Preventing polygon symbology from rotating with data frame when switching between map sheets in map series?

I am using ArcGis 9.3, Windows XP and want to know if it's possible to have symbology in my polygons not rotate with data frame when I switch between mapsheets in my map series? I do NOT have ...
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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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Producing multiple PDF plots of mapsheets specified by shapefile key from ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm looking for a product that will produce multiple pdf plots of mapsheets specified by a shapefile key (say, 11 x 17) from ArcGIS 9.3 using a single .mxd template, include and orient a common ...
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Determining length of roads that fall under low elevation using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working on a project on sea level rise impacts of roads. Basically I need to determine length of roads that fall under low elevation (from 1m to 5 m elevation). I have a DEM file and road shape ...
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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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Selecting isolated polygons which are not donuts but may overlap using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm exploring a few different options for this process and I'm unsure what would be most effective. I'm trying to find all isolated, non-intercepting polygons in the same layer (not to merge). Most ...
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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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Create centreline from a polygon

I am working on a project to create a centerline from a polygon automatically. The user select a polygon and click a button, the centerline will create for him. I have tried the build-in function ...
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How to split circles in 8 quadrants

I am using ArcGis 9.3 and I need to split a large number of circles in quadrants. The circles corresponde to a 200m buffer of a point layer and, for each point, I need to split the buffer in 8 ...
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What causes ExecuteError: ERROR 000358: Invalid expression Failed to execute (SelectLayerByAttribute) on shapefile? [duplicate]

My script runs perfectly for feature classes, but not shapefiles. It crashes at the point of selection, provided there is a query. gp.Workspace = "C:/someworkspace" fc = "featureclass.shp" query = ...
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Counting number of overlayed points in line feature using ArcGIS Desktop?

I created a polyline representing a road using GPS points. Then I have another set of data of random GPS co-ordinates which i have to overlay on that polyline (Road). I am trying to calculate how ...
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ArcGIS: how to clear selection in Attributes Table with a keyboard shortcut?

ArcGIS: how to clear selection in Attributes Table with a keyboard shortcut? I'm getting tired of going to Options, Clear Selection; I work with Attribute Tables frequently. Thanks!
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Make selected polygon different color without covering everything?

Working in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 I'm selecting polygons by attributes and trying to have the selection show up as a light yellow. I set the selection color to the light yellow and it's the 'lowest/last' ...
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Keeping color of shapefile constant in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 when I use a color for the shapefile it changes everytime when I close and open ArcMap. How I can constantly keep the color of the shapefile that I work with?
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Replacing shapefiles in MXDs using only Python options available prior to ArcPy?

I am trying to come up with a python script that will go through a designated folder, locate all MXD files within the folder, and then check each MXD to see if it contains a specified shapefile, which ...
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How can I add the Spatial Analyst ArcToolBox?

I tried to add the Spatial Analyst ArcToolBox by right click and selecting 'Add Toolbox' but I cannot find in any folder the available toolboxes. They seem that they have disappered. I work with ...
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Removing additional symbols on single points in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have problems with a point data layer in ArcGIS (9.3). An additional symbol has appeared on some of the points within the layer which were recently created and checked-in from ArcPad. This ...
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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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Creating a kml file in Google earth in UTM format to get attributes in UTM format

i want to create kml file in google earth and use it in UTM coordinate system for preprocessing in HEC Georas.When i imported the kml file in GIS, it still showed the attribute in WGS format as in the ...
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How to always enable an ArcGIS toolbar?

On ArcMap 9.3.1, is there a way to ensure that a toolbar is always enabled? In my case, I want the Standard toolbar (the one with new/open/save/print icons) to always be visible. I'd like the ...
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Arc node topology in ArcMap

I would like to implement an arc node topology in arcmap. Do you know how can i build node topology from line layer in ArcMap 9.3.1?
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What is the reason for the very poor performance of ESRI's file geodatabases on network drives?

I am asking this question because I am at a loss and dont have a good enough understanding of all the underlying operations going on 'under the hood' of Windows/Arcgis. What is the root cause of ...
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Measuring Distance in ArcGIS Desktop?

im a Mastr student an i want your help in a practice . ive sampled soils around a lake to study the pollution in the study area . how i can measure the distance between every point in the samples ...
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How to Mosaic Images using ArcMap when coordinate system is undefined?

I have images which are not Georeferance with any coordinate system and i want to mosaic those images in ArcMap 9.3
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How to increase raster extent by filling extent with no data using ArcGIS Desktop without Spatial Analyst?

I am using feature to raster to rasterize water polygons. It only makes a raster the extent of the features in the polygons, whereas I would like it to be the extent of another existing .tif image. ...
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Creating basic DEM file with flat geometry in ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to create a basic DEM file in .ascii format which will just be a rectangular grid and with no slope i.e same elevation at every cell. Please provide information on how to achieve this. I am ...
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When Versioning with ArcSDE can posted edits be cancelled or rejected?

I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1 and attempting to work with an SDE geodatabase (with one polygon feature class) that has already been registered as versioned. I'm new to versioning and am still trying to ...
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Converting symbology from ArcInfo Workstation to ArcGIS Desktop?

I was using UNIX based ArcInfo Workstation software and I have many Data in a coverage file. I need this files to change to shapes to use in ArcGIS Desktop software. By exporting it brings only ...
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How to create one KML per polygon (from one Shapefile)?

I have a shapefile containing hundreds of polygons. I need to create a kml of each of the polygon. Is there any way that I may not have to deal each polygon individually and my polygon file may give ...
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Interpreting Metes and Bound description?

I am trying to enter a metes and bounds description but it isn't plotting correctly. The description is: 5.3 acre parcel in the NW4, commencing at the Northest corner, thence South 789 ft to the ...
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How do I visualize a time and space sequence of events in ArcGIS?

I would like to visualize this scenario: I have 5 weather stations. I would like to present a sequence of rainfall events for them. For example, rain was starts at station 2 at 6:09 and then went to ...
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How to extract coordinates & elevations of boundary cells of DEM?

I am using a 50mx50m grid irregular shaped DEM file. I have to work on the boundary conditions. How do i extract the cell locations ( in x,y coordinate ) along the boundary edge and consequently ...
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Select By Location in ArcGIS using C#?

I am creating a tool which the user will select point or line features from the map and it will display their names in a list then after clicking on any of these features from the list, it will show ...
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Jpg Photo to point layer

How do I open a Geotag (.jpg) Photo in ArcGIS 9.3 (or photo to point)? In 10 and above versions it shows an ArcPhoto option in Data Management tools, but not in Arcgis 9.3.
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It possible to query/convert LONG RAW (SDEBINARY) from SQL?

Curently we have ArcSDE 9.3/Oracle10, and layers in SDEBINARY. It is possible to make queries with SDE.ST_GEOMETRY or SDO_GEOMETRY commands ?
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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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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. 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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ArcGIS 9.3.1 User Privileges

I know that you can grant privileges for users using ArcCatalog for the whole Dataset as letting them select, update, delete and insert feature classes. But my question is how could I grant the ...
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Using rasters/features created at 10.0 in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I am tempted to go back to ArcGIS 9.3 from ArcGIS 10. For what I do, 9.3 is more efficent. I know I cannot open ArcGIS 10 documents (maps, scenes) and layers in 9.3 unless saved as 9.3 file, but ...
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Extracting points bordering shape extent

I'm using ArcGIS 9.31. I have a set of points as elevation and in order to get a soft clip area for the TIN, I would like to extract only all the points bordering the extent of this shape, or to get ...
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Geometry is not M-Aware?

When using the Erase geoprocessing tool from the Analyst Toolbox I get the following error "ERROR 999999: Error executing function. The geometry is not M-aware Failed to execute (Erase)." With small ...
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Making Shaded Area Polygon from HILLSHADE raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

How am I suppose to extract the values ( Value<=100 ) from this HILLSHADE raster, and then make the extracted values as a VECTOR POLYGON (shapefile) ---I'm using ArcGIS 9.3 (ArcInfo with all ...
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Semivariogram modeling in Arc Gis Geostatistical anaalyst

I want to know that what units of distance for lag size is used in geostatistical analyst 9.3.1 Arc Map. I am not getting the same from software. Please reply, if anyone knows about it.
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Rotating Layout View and Labels in ArcMap?

I have a question if you are able to, upon rotating the map, is there a way to do the same with the labels? If so, how? Also, besides using the "Rotate Data Frame" to rotate the Layout View, which ...
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Since upgrading to ArcGIS 10, my application doesn't rescale the map when the window is resized

I am upgrading a .NET application from ArcGIS 9.3 to ArcGIS 10.3. I've noticed that the map control behaves differently: the map no longer automatically rescales itself when the window is resized. To ...
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Hyperlinking to bookmark on pmf or mxd?

Can anyone advise how do I do a hyperlink that directly link to a bookmarked area of a pmf or mxd? Something like what we do to hyperlink to a specific page in pdf. For example, I have a mxd call ...
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How to add image base tool control to a drop-down list in ArcGIS 9.3.1

I have to retrograde an ESRI add-in application from ArcGIS 10.1 to ArcGIS 9.3.1. My challenge is how in the drop down list can I add base tool control( will be shown as icons inside the drop down ...