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ArcGIS No font options for Character symbol

I can't get the font options to display when trying to use character symbol in ArcMap. This problem is local to my machine only. See screenshot below. ArcMap 10.2.2 & Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit ...
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Running ArcGIS Data Reviewer using ArcPy?

I want to run the ArcGIS Data reviewer in Python code, to check domains. My scenario is check the attribute values if its meet the domain value. Is it possible to run ArcGIS Data Reviewer in ...
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ArcMap trace the creation/modification/deletion events by windows user for all changes (not only the latest change)

I want to check whether there is a way to trace all the creation, modification and deletion events in the editing session. What I aware now is how to get the latest updated information of an object in ...
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How to display features one by one in Map Book?

I'm using "Data Driven Pages" Tool to create a map book in ArcMap. I want to display buffer circles one by one in each page, but the "Data Driven Pages" Tool displays all features around it. How can ...
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How to select by location with multiple source layers?

I would like to script the selection of the square that contains both the orange and green points, but not the squares with any other combination of points including white points. I am very familiar ...
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model only runs open “modelbuider”

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. I have a model made in ModelBuilder which currently does: input XY coordinates excel table data display XY event converting a format event shape add field ...
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Best practices for sharing feature classes between different geodatabases

We're starting to work on different projects. All of them have their own data and classes but some of them are common (ex. parcels, traffic, road definition, etc.). What are the best practices for ...
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What is a simple python code to practice with in arcgis? [closed]

I am trying to familiarize myself with python code. Could someone give me a simple code with an explanation of what it does so I can practice? Or a few codes with explanations if you have the time
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How do I check what type of mapsurround is on the map?

I want to have the program add a scalebar to the map, but only if there isn't one already on the map. The code below works for legends, but when I try to replace ILegend with IScalebar it doesn't ...
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Coded Value Domain is showing, but not Description?

I have a Domain that is working, but the issue is when I query on the feature. I need to be able to search on the Coded Description, not the Code Value. The attribute table is giving me the Coded ...
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How do I save a polygon once I have created it in editor?

I am attempting to create a new polygon. I go to ArcCatolog>New>Shapefile and make sure Feature type is set to polygon. I create the polygon and if I click save edits or stop editing, it disappears. ...
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Getting XY screen coords from ArcScene 3D point using ArcObjects?

I already know how to convert screen point (X,Y in pixels) to 3D point: ISceneGraph pSceneGraph = m_pSceneHookHelper.SceneGraph; IPoint pPoint; pSceneGraph.Locate(pSceneGraph.ActiveViewer, X, Y, ...
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Is there a way to calculate closest distances to a point without using Near Analysis?

I frequently get asked to calculate distances from a specific point (A drilling well in the middle of the sea for example) to a number of Environmental layers (Protected Areas, Pipelines, Other wells ...
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How to extract information from a tiff file

I have a tiff file that I loaded into ArcGIS. It has roads, rivers and other features including the 600m contour for the region. I want to create a file that only shows the 600m contour. How can I do ...
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Update fields automatically after adding new geometry

I have two layers, one for "States" (Polygon) and the other for "Important_Cities_location" (Point). "States" feature class is completed with all attributes. I want to update the state name field ...
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Rotating annotation by angle using center point of annotations (with baseline alignment) in ArcMap

Is it possible to rotate annotation (in ESRI Annotation FeatureClass) by angle so that new position would be calculated based on annotation center point (not alignment, as it is set to baseline, ...
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Python Label Expression: Only show text after a particular symbol

I have a bunch of point data that needs labeling. However the attribute used for labeling is more complex than is needed in the map. Example of the attribute field for labeling: 15/8-9a, 001/15-2 ...
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How to extract certain values from a table using the SearchCursor Tool

I am trying to write a python script to extract certain values from a table: the table I am referring to is a big collection of nitrate values for different water depths, which are deposited in the ...
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ArcMap trace the creation/moving/deletion events by windows user

I want to check whether there is a way to trace the creation, moving and deletion in the editing session by windows currently logged in user. What I only know now is how to trace the ...
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Using Standard and Maplex Labelling Engines at same time?

Is there any way to have one layer using the Maplex Labelling Engine for labeling and another layer using the Standard Labelling Engine at the same time in ArcMap? ...
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Concatenating fields with label expressions using Python

I am trying to combine three numeric fields together for a feature's label. I only want to label the feature if it is over 0. The labeled numbers need to be separated a dash ("-"). This is what I ...
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Tool to search for repeated codes in ArcGIS 10.1

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I have a shapefile that has a field called "Code". I want to make a Modelbuilder model to check if there are "duplicate" codes. Is there a tool that could do this?
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One to Many / Many to Many

I have a sanitary sewer line feature class where each line has a unique identifier. I have a table that lists the date a line was cleaned. It may have been cleaned multiple times so I can have ...
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What is the most efficient method to iterate geoprocessing operations through an attribute table?

I want to calculate the clipped raster layer percentage for a shapefile consist of overlapping polygons, since ArcGIS doesn't support tabulate area for overlapping features, so I used a loop to ...
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Run ArcGIS 10.1 application on 10.2

I support a .NET application that has been compiled on a PC with ArcGIS 10.1 installed. The application comprises a user interface and an ArcGIS desktop extension, plus an installer assembly that is ...
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An unhandled exception of type System.AccessViolationException

I am trying to upgrade a desktop extension from ArcGIS 10.0 to ArcGIS 10.2. I am getting this error: An unhandled exception of type 'System.AccessViolationException' occurred in GIS.Metadata.dll. ...
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Adding XY Coordinates from GoogleMaps to ArcMap 10

I have a list of lat/long coordinates in .xlsx format. I imported this table into ArcMap, but when I plot the points, they are not showing up in the proper place. Instead of showing up in South ...
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What is the best ETL tool within ArcGIS standard to bring CSV to an existing schema with domains and other constraints?

We will be bringing some GPS related data from a business partner to our existing schema. We have provided them the sample data and data model from ArcGIS Diagrammer. There are bunch of data import ...
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Problem with Add Join while iterating feature classes

I am building a model that will iterate through feature classes, run the check geometry tool on each, and then join the check geometry output table back to the original feature class. When the model ...
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Summarizing different (local) shapefiles/sources into one centralized database using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcMap/ArcCatalog 10.2, is there a way, to summarize a huge number of widely spread shapefiles/sources (different servers, different hard drives etc.) into one centralized database, in order to ...
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Implementing Vehicle Routing Problem in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to solve the "Vehicle Routing Problem", using ModelBuilder. For example, using Exercise 7: Servicing a set of orders with a fleet of vehicles from the Network Analyst Tutorial: add a ...
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“construct points” troubleshooting

Apologies for the potential simplicity of this problem but I just cant find a solution! I need to create a series of points along a line at a specific interval. I am using ArcMap 10.2.1 and the ...
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Making custom basemap from SQLite data to use with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET in Windows Store?

Now I'm developing an app of windows store (surface tablet) with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET (BETA). I want to generate a basemap which likes ArcGISTiledLocalLayer (but not) with datas(including ...
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Python Window Crash and import arcpy issue

Trying to do anything in the Python shell within ArcGIS 10.2 and it just crashes once I hit enter after writing code, no matter what I do. I've tried to uninstall, deauthorize, reinstall, ...
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Is it possible to remove parameter values from the Python Window when running a script in ArcGIS?

When I run a python script in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 the values from the parameters will be written to the Python Window (marked with red in the picture below). Does anybody know if it is possible to ...
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Algorithm behind custom tool of ArcGIS for Desktop called xyz2grid21?

I am a researcher from Romania and I have used xyz2grid21 ArcGIS tool (by Min-Lang Huang) in order to convert xyz files (LIDAR data) to ASCII and ESRI grid in order to obtain a DTM. I need to know ...
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Creating weight raster for flow accumulation in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am studying flood flow using ArcGIS for Desktop. When creating flow accumulation in hydrology, there is a weight raster. However, İf you do not have it, the programme sets its value to 1 which is ...
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Arithmetic on rasters with variable names in Map Algebra/Spatial Analyst?

I'm a Python (and StackExchange) novice trying to figure out how to perform calculations on temporary rasters with variable names. My attempt at a minimum working example is below, but I would ...
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Inserting new Text Element into MXD using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using Desktop 10.2 and I tried with this script to add new text element "road 90" to a lot of mxd's, but Something wrong with the code: import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = ...
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Multiple entries in attribute table for multiple buffers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 to draw 500ft buffers around a group of 133 bars. The numerous buffer tools all produce a single entry in the attribute table for the collected group of buffers instead of ...
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Rules of Nodata value?

What are the arithmetic rules that govern Nodata values? Regardless of how these null values are defined? I am using ArcMap Raster Calculator. I am thinking specifically of operations like 1*Nodata ...
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Modelbuilder only outputs Info files and logs [closed]

I am developing a processing algorithm in ArcMap ModelBuilder. When I run it everything seems to work fine and running to completion. However when I go check the output directories I only find Info ...
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Geocoding with county level .Locator Style

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 locators to geocode some addresses on a state by state level, using the dual ranges locator style. Since I have the administration levels city/county/state on both datasets ...
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Cross-validation and optimal p power in IDW

I use the "Geostatistical Wizard" in ArcMap 10 to do my interpolations. For example, when I do IDW and I want to decide for the optimal p power or the optimal number of neighbors that will contribute ...
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Modelling two-way single-track/one-lane width road in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I don't know how make one-lane roads(only room for one car at a time) for one car waiting for another car to pass by in ArcGIS. Yesterday, I asked about the wait time when the two cars meet in the ...
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GIS research areas in Telecommunications? [closed]

I am doing MS in GIS and Remote Sensing; i have a telecommunications Engineering Bachelors degree. Can any one please guide me what sort of GIS research can i do for telecommuncations industry???
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Create Minimum Spanning Tree or Steiner Tree Using ArcGIS Network Analyst: Solving for “n-incidents/ total”?

ArcGIS 10.2.2 - What would be the best approach for applying minimum spanning tree or Steiner tree logic to solving a network? Incidents: 100, Facilities: 20 Goal: Connect any subset (n-incidents of ...
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Calculate distance for point to point based on value in field of first point

I am trying to figure out the best way to calculate the distance for each student from the school they attend. We have 2 shapefiles - the student locations with a field identifying the school they ...
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Changing Visible Field Properties on Multiple Layers at once

I am pretty new to all of this and I apologize that I don't know all the correct verbiage. I am using ArcGIS 10.0 I have a map with a layer dealing with electrical primary circuits, that I split ...
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ArcGIS Erase Function in Python

Aplogoises if this has already been solved but I'm having problems using the Erase function in ArcGIS. I have had problems using the normal function, as it throws a Error9999 Topology error amongst ...