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Prompting Dialogue Box to Have User Enter Information? Without ArcGIS Engine maybe?

Working with the ArcGIS family v10.1 on Windows 7. So, I have this vision for a GIS project that does the following: User opens up ArcGIS Explorer (ideally) or ArcMap (still fine), or I guess even ...
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Error in Symbol Selector Sample

This question can seems to be n00b, but really im stuck at running this Arcengine Sample code, then i got this error i'm looking for any working example of Symbol Selector. i'm working on XP SP3, ...
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1answer
213 views

Access Trimble GPS on ArcGIS Engine App

Hopefully this isn't too obscure. I have a Trimble Yuma tablet running Windows 7. I need to build an application that allows viewing of points on a map and editing of a geodatabase (feature layers ...
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2answers
268 views

ArcMap: Not scaling and/or rotating when exporting a map

I am writing a console application using ArcGIS (engine or desktop). I'm trying to rotate and scale a map based on a polygon, and I'm not having any luck at all. With some tinkering, I can usually do ...
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1answer
203 views

How to print semi-transparent elements?

I highlight some features with a semi transparent color via an ILayerExtensionDraw. When I print the ActiveView of the PageLayoutControl with IPrintAndExport the highlightning is not on the printout. ...
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1answer
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Snap Polygon vertices to Point features

I have a set of polygons drawn using an inaccurate GPS PDA. these polygons are sharing nodes. after post-processing GPS data to get accurate coordinates i have a set of all the nodes, then i have to ...
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1answer
81 views

Does ArcEditor use ArcEngine?

If I use ESRI ArcEditor / ArcView / ArcInfo is it using ESRI ArcEngine under the hood?? I think the answer is no, but please enlighten me.
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467 views

Is it a bad idea to hold references to ArcObjects inside business classes?

According to best practices is it a bad idea to cache features and geometries inside business objects? If it is bad, what is the alternative way? References to features may be replaced with their ...
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1answer
180 views

Get Feature Symbol

I am using this code to get the symbol associated with a feature: IFeature feature = geoFeatureLayer.FeatureClass.GetFeature( geoFeatureLayer.FeatureClass.FeatureClassID ); ...
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1answer
401 views

Get all features in extent not working correctly in PageLayoutControl

I want to get all features in the current extent of my PageLayoutControl's ActiveView. I got it working for a MapControl as described here. With my PageLayoutControl it seems that I don't get the ...
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907 views

Performance - using multiple file geodatabases as opposed to one

I'm trying to decide the best way to organize my data for an ArcEngine application. I am particularly interested in map display and query speed. Currently I have all of my data separated into separate ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Label Selected Features Only

OK, I've been labeling using the LabelEngine and simple expressions and it is working for every layer. I want to offer the option of labeling only selected features and thought it would be this ...
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2answers
337 views

How to enable MapTips in ArcGIS Engine? (ArcGIS 10)

My organization is working on a new version of our software using ArcGIS Engine. Previous versions of the software (running on ArcGIS Engine 9.3) displayed MapTips fine as long as they were enabled in ...
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3answers
632 views

Which data format typically displays fastest? (ArcMap)

My organization is working on an application running on ArcGIS Engine. Previous versions of the application used primarily Shapefiles for displaying roads, parcels, buildings, etc. Since I was taught ...
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1answer
286 views

Need to programmatically create Barriers in my Network Dataset

I have the following C# code to create a Network Dataset layer that I can bring into ArcMap. However, even though I am able to create a Route from the ND, I am not able to create Barriers of any kind ...
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2answers
92 views

Bring Feature Selection To Top

I'm using IFeatureSelection.SelectFeatures() to select parcel polygons in my parcel layer. It works fine until I create a ClassBreaksRenderer to apply a color ramp based on a field in the feature. The ...
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1answer
224 views

Closing MeasureTool Window

I'm activating the built in ArcGIS measure tool using the following code: ControlsMapMeasureTool measureTool = new ControlsMapMeasureToolClass(); measureTool.OnCreate(_axMapControl.Object); // set ...
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2answers
490 views

How to get all features in current extent

I like to add text information to each feature in the shown map extent in my MapControl/PageLayoutControl. Adding the text is not a problem, but I couldn't find a way on how to get the features. Is ...
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2answers
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Display map scale (like 1:20.000) next to ScaleBar

In my PageLayoutControl I add a ScaleBar. Additionaly I like to show the map scale/ratio (e.g. "1:20.000") next to it, but didn't find a way to achieve this with the ScaleBar. Am I missing something ...
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1answer
316 views

Draw text in PageLayoutControl in OnAfterDraw

I have a PagyLayoutControl in a print preview dialog. It shows the same extent and layers as the master MapControl. Both controls are not syncronised, because changes made in the PageLayoutControl ...
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390 views

How to center map in PageLayoutControl?

In my print preview dialog I have a PageLayoutControl loading the same map as the main view's MapControl. I want the map in the PageLayoutControl to center at the same position as the MapControl. ...
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1answer
267 views

Set size of map in PageLayoutControl to print ScaleBar underneath, not within map

For printing we have a PageLayoutControl where the user can select the map extent, he wants to print. I like the map to fill only a square in the middle of the page so that the title, the ScaleBar and ...
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1answer
505 views

How to display scale on ArcGis-Engine map?

I embedded ArcEngine into a c#/wpf application and use it to display a map. Now for print my client needs to display the scale of the map like it is used on street maps (the small bar which shows how ...
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4answers
333 views

How can I create a universal ArcGIS 'Current tool' property?

I have a base tool class which handles 90% of my custom logic, but some tools need to set themselves as the current tool. The operations between ArcEngine's IToolbarControl and ArcDesktop's ...
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1answer
323 views

How can I import external bookmark (.dat) using ArcEngine

Does anyone know how to use arcObjects (specifically ArcEngine for me) to import a bookmark (saved as a .dat) that was created and saved externally using ArcMap? I have an ArcEngine application that ...
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2answers
714 views

Identify features

I am new to arcgis.I am building a custom desktop GIS application using arcgis engine 9.3.1 .I want to make a custom identify tool and add it to toolbar control.Any example or code will be helpfull. ...
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1answer
159 views

IToolbar uncheck items - ArcGIS

I currently have an app with two menu bars. One being the AxToolbarControl in a UserControl and one in a separate menu bar containing in-house stuff. I currently have the issue where if I select ...
2
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1answer
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ArcGis Engine, select object(s) by mouse

I've got a standalone program using ArcGis Engine, showing a map on the screen like this: AxMapControl _mapControl; AxToolbarControl _toolbarControl; // in constructor: _mapControl = new ...
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2answers
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ArcGis Engine, how to zoom&pan to selected objects?

I'm writing a program using ArcGis Engine, and need to zoom&pan into the map to show the selected content. Loading and displaying the map does work using something like this: AxMapControl ...
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4answers
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Where can I download ArcGIS Engine 10?

Can anyone help me find the link to download ArcGIS Engine 10? I have tried to find it, but unfortunately I have not found it.
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2answers
432 views

Exporting ArcGIS plugin data source to Shape

I have implemented a plug-in data source for ArcGIS. In my case, the format read by the plug-in may contain point, line and polygon features within the same file. In my implementation the data file ...
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4answers
924 views

Why doesn't US One Address locator style have city, state or zip code fields?

I am using the file: C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\Desktop10.0\Locators\US One Address.lot To do address resolution on a parcel / polygon layer. I'm trying to understand why the file doesn't contain ...
3
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2answers
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Accessing ArcGIS layers from seperate thread

I've got an ArcEngine application, referencing a MXD for it's data (and map display). I'm running a query against all layers, so can take quite some time. I would normally run the query in a ...
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3answers
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ArcGIS Engine License Switch

Is it possible to change to a "higher-level" license after a license has already been checked out in ArcGIS Engine? Old posts in ESRI forums seem to indicate that this is not possible, but I'm ...
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1answer
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Runaway memory usage with Event Layers in ArcGIS

I have an ArcEngine application, based off an MXD with an axMapControl. Several of the layers in the map are event layers built with XY data in a SQL table. It has routing info applied from a ...