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Why is the BING basemap in ArcView different from the one on http://www.bing.com/maps/

The quality of the original Bing imagery on the Bing Website is much higher. How can I get it into ArcMap? I read, that the ArcMap imagery BaseLayer is based on Bing service! South of Ouagadougou ...
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How to convert polygon singleparts to multipart?

I am interested in converting a polygon featureclass created via Create Fishnet (Data Management) from singleparts to multipart. QGIS has a very handy tool called singleparts to multipart that does ...
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Correcting addresses with Python or Model Builder

I am trying to make a script in Python (or Model Builder in ArcGis) for correcting addreses. I have a point-shapefile with the addresses(it has X and Y, and fields for "number","street name" and an ...
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arcmap buffer geoprocessing range error

When I tried to create a buffer layer around a polyline layer. But I got the error as follows: The input was outside a +-360 longitude range or outside +-90 latitude. The input is : ...
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Displaying representation symbology description in legend of ArcGIS for Desktop?

When a layer with Representations is turned on, how do you change the 'Description' in the Legend. The setting is normally under the symbology tab and it is not visible when Represenations are turned ...
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creating precipitation grid

I am trying to create a precipitation grid for my meteorologic model. The problem is that, I do not know what are the things I should have for me to create the grid. Can anyone tell me what are the ...
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how to use IUniqueValueRenderer for empty geodatabase point file with ArcObjects

I have empty geodatabase file with point geometry created programatically. I have style file with several symbols. I basically want to add all these symbols to my shape file before creating ...
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Why do pgadmin III views show up as empty ArcSDE geodatabase tables in ArcCatalog?

I have an SDE geodatabase connection set up in a server with data stored in a postgres database. I have successfully created views using pgadmin III but they show up as empty tables in ArcCatalog ...
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Navitel File Security

I worked for years to create a navigation map full of POIs... Is my file safe as .nm3 File? OR there is a way to edit it.+ If yes how can I make my file more secure.Thanks.
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Using ASCII LiDAR data tiles which are centimeter rounded (n Z) in ArcGIS Desktop seems to round them to meters?

I try to use four LIDAR tiles in .asc with arcgis9.3. All of this tiles are centimeter round (in z) but one of them seems to be round to meter (see tile on the left up corner on the image below), ...
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Steps for redistricting using ArcGIS Desktop or Open Source GIS? [on hold]

I have been struggling with how to redistrict in ArcGIS Desktop so can anyone put me through the necessary steps, data, extensions, to perform this operation. More so, is there any Open Source GIS ...
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How to clearly display a huge shapefile with many point features?

I have two vector shapefiles, each with 54,000 features. When it's zoomed in on a small region, I can clearly see the feature colors: but as I zoom out, this is what I get: Any suggestions on ...
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Select by Attribute within a specific area (using Select by Location?)

I have a map with four layers. Two of these layers cover an entire state, and the other two focus on the area I'm actually interested in within the state. I'm trying to Select by Attribute with one ...
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Flip multiple vectors

I have thousands of vectors (out of several million) which I need to flip, for directionally purposes (Network Analyst). The vectors in question are annotated that their directionality has been ...
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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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SQL Query does not work in ModelBuilder (but works elsewhere)

I am having issues getting a simple SQL query to work in model builder. It works fine when I use it with the standard "Select features by attributes tool", but ModelBuilder doesn't find the required ...
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Unable to export data to ShapeFile in ArcGIS

I've imported an Excel sheet into my ArcGIS project but am unable to convert this to a ShapeFile. When I try, via export data, I get an error message saying either 'output name is not valid', whatever ...
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Overlaying misaligned DGN file in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I received a DGN file, I believe created in Bentley 8, and there is a bit of a misalignment problem. The dgn, when overlain on a Bing Maps aerial or NAIP image, shows up about 20 m or so off. I'm set ...
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ArcGIS Solar Radiation tool says output global radiation raster empty?

I am using ArcGIS 10 with windows7 64 bit on core i7 processor I am working with ArcMap 10 solar radiation tool to create the area solar radiation map. Every time I run the tool it stops after some ...
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How to create a service area using both streets and buslines in the same network?

I want to create a network analysis more difficult. Therefore, I want to calculate a Service Area around hospitals next to busstops. But: The network does not only consist of roads and ...
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Life cycle of an AxControls - license missing in some point of the execution

Does anyone know the lifecycle of an AxControl (AxTOCControl)? I have a complex application, that uses several technologies (Spring.NET, NHibernate, DevExpress components) among them Esri's ...
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Converting Seismic Shot Points into polyline for linear distance for each Tract using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have Seismic shot points (receivers and source points) that I am trying to convert from Points into a polyline for linear distance for each Tract in ArcView 10.1. What is the best way to do that? ...
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HP Plotter 1050c plus

I have an (1998 manual) old plotter HP PLotter 1050c Plus (only works on Windows XP)... It prints fine, but the Source/Receivers are not showing up on the map nor the legend. Everything else is ...
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Why is ArcMap giving greyed out scale area?

Not sure why my scale area has turned grey and is not allowing me to zoom in or out?
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Difference between Custom Layer & plugin data source?

You can add custom data to ArcGIS Desktop in two different ways: Plug-in Data Sources Custom Layer What is the difference between these two? I'm looking at the possibility of creating an editable ...
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Polygon to raster conversion failure - workaround for very small polygons?

As one of many processes within a workflow/script, I need to convert polygons to rasters. I am using the feature_to_raster tool in ArcGIS 10.1. This is done within a python script, but for the ...
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What is a good plotter that works well with ArcMap?

I will soon be setting up a small office and we will be needing a 36" plotter. I am looking for recommendations for a good plotter that works well with ArcGIS. Speed is not important as long as I can ...
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Cutting features to do opposite of clipping in ArcGIS Desktop?

What´s the easiest/smartest way of getting the opposite output of the clipping tool? I just need the area of feature A1 which is not covered by feature A2 in a new Layer/File. Now, I get the result ...
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Problem with first page of data driven pages

I'm working on creating a set of data driven pages of quarter sections in a township. QutrSecs is the layer, QTR is the Name field (e.g. NE, NW, etc.) and sort field is SECTIONS (e.g. 01 -36), so that ...
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Geoprocessing tool for finding specific point within polygon

I have a ArcGIS task and cannot find a solution. I try to find a certain point within a polygon (see picture). This example is handmade and I need a geoprocessing solution I point I try to get is ...
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Is snapping working when changing from NAD83(decimal degree) to NAD83 Zone UTM 11N(meters)?

I've used the following ESRI snippet to Convert the display extents in Pixels (at the current map scale) and then return out the map units. public System.Double ...
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Create a New attribute table in ArcMap?

I am trying to create a new table of attributes for later purposes, in arcGIS but just an empty one, How can i do this? I also have it as an Excel format, but I don't know if there is any way to ...
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Packaging succeeded but publishing failed. ArcGIS 10.1

I am trying to publish a map on server but I am getting this error: **Packaging succeeded but publishing failed.** It was all working fine before. I haven't change the IP address of the GIS server ...
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How to reproject from Clarke_1880_RGS_Lambert_Conformal_Conic to ETRS_1989_LAEA?

I am unable to reproject Marseille shapefiles from Clarke 1880 RGS_Lambert_Conformal_Conic to ETRS_1989_LAEA. I know that Clarke is a geographic coordinate system and it has no datum. I have tried ...
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How to calculate the river slope for a lot of rivers automatically in ArcMap?

I'm working with ArcMap 10.2 and I'm pretty new in this area.. What I want to do is compute the river slope for a lot of rivers from a DTM...I know that there is a way to do it manually passing by ...
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shortest distance between a raster and another raster

i am using arcgis 10.1 i want to calculate the shortest distance between a raster and another raster. i have a bathymetric raster and an underlying fault plane raster. for each bathy raster cell, i ...
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What is the definition of pt_spacing on Point File Information tool?

I can't find any definition for the outputs of Point File Information tool (3D analyst), specifically the pt_spacing field. Is this the average distance between points, or the average number of ...
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Calculating angle of telemetry GPS points in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone know if it is possible to calculate the angle of telemetry GPS points in ArcMap?
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Sorting an UpdateCursor [duplicate]

I'm trying to sort a dataset by field StartTime (datatype date, indicates when a technician is supposed to start a visit). I am including a SQL where_clause to avoid an earlier problem when it ...
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Is it possible to turn off bezier curve smoothing of freehand feature editing in ArcGIS 10.2?

I am trying to create a very specific feature using the freehand tool under "Create Features". Once you complete a section of the feature it is automatically simplified using bezier curves. At the ...
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Find the length of a road inside a polygon and a buffer

I'm a bit new to ArcMap but know the basics. I have to find the lenght of roads(lines) innside my polgon and the buffer innside the polygon and the area the buffer is created around. have one layer ...
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How to see whether a set of postcodes have a typical distribution to the whole postcode population of UK?

For my dissertation I have a dataset of postcodes of 9984 that I am converting to coordinates atm. I looking to find whether this dataset has a 'typical or 'atypical' spatial distribution compared ...
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How can include a 3D Analyst tool into a custom model builder tool?

I trying to include the ¨Profile Graph tool¨ contained into 3D Analyst toolbar, into a custom model toolbox. Thank you
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How can I match the cells of two rasters?

I have many raster files each one containing information that is different from the others (e.g. one contains information on rain, the other on altitude, and another on land use). The cells in each ...
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How do I match two point layers (with different gridding) to a common grid?

Here's the problem I'm struggling with: I have two different point layers, where points represent centroids of areas covering a stream segment. One layer (lets call it layer A) is coarser, with fewer ...
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Draw line between points from multiple datasets

I have 2 point datasets and want a tool or script to draw a line between all points in one dataset to all the points in the 2nd dataset. Is it possible? I have tried ESRI "Point Distance" and ...
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Edges of Surface Difference tool output are invalid

See this image, an example output of the ArcGIS Surface Difference tool (gives cut/fill volumes): I have occasionally come across the illustrated problem where the output does not cover the full ...
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Unable to edit map in ArcGIS

For some reason I am unable to edit my map in ArcGIS. When I click 'start editing' on the editor toolbar, I get the following error message: I've ensured that my field names in the Excel table ...
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How to (quickly) count the number of rows in ArcGIS attribute table?

How can I quickly see how many rows of data are in my attribute table in a large file without having to scroll right down to the bottom? Is there a way of removing the * so that I can quickly see ...
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Applying Extrude Expressions to Multiple Layers/Shapefiles in Arcscene? Python script

I have 100 shapefiles of cities with census tracts that I need to be extruded to certain values. I already have the shapefiles set up the way they need to be and would like to avoid manually opening ...