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Displaying house numbers on street corners [closed]

How can I select point according to road intersection?
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Export map and mailing data via a console application in VB.NET?

Problem: A client saw a JavasScript demo and would like some of its functionality replicated in VB.NET. I don't understand how the JavaScript demo works nor how to convert it to VB.NET. I have also ...
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How to get boundaries of city?

is there any api to get bounds of city. What i want is i give city name and in return i get that city boundaries. I have searched google maps, arcgis and OpenStreetMap but didnt found any ...
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Maintaining CAD drawings and GDB, best practice

I'm wondering if there is a best practice for maintaining both CAD and ESRI GDB sytems simultaneously? I work for my local municipality and as it is now the Eng Techs update reference drawings in CAD ...
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Open popup link in same window

I'm using a webmap on my page. The webmap contains layers with popups. These popups contain a link with url GET parameters (ex: www.example.com?id=123) Is there a way to force the link to open in the ...
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ArcGIS Online & Mobile Apps Projection Support?

What is the level of projection/co-ordinate system and transformation support accross the ArcGIS Online family of apps ; ArcGIS Online Web Map Viewer (Desktop) ArcGIS Online Web Map Viewer (Mobile) ...
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Resources to integration with external web service at desktop level

I am using ESRI based GIS software, I looking a way to integrate ESRI solutions with external web service of other information system. For start I would like to join feature class to external tables ...
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How to stay productive and proactive at work? [closed]

I know this is technically seeking advice, but, to me, advice on the subject is considered an answer to the question. Therefore, I wouldn't consider this to be outside the bounds of this ...
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Difference between Feature Server and Map Server?

I have started to work with Esri maps. What is the difference between Feature Server and Map Server? (if possible with examples )
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esri JavaScript Spatial Analysis Services: Select appropriate helper services url from Portal for requested operation

About 6 months ago I built a prototype JavaScript app which uses the spatial analysis service; FindNearest. Find Nearest. I've posted this on GeoNet but haven't had much joy there. The app ran fine ...
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Locating shapefile of European railways for goods transportion?

We are trying to make a project about European goods trade so we need railway data in shapefile format. More specifically, we are trying to find the potential of mine products being exported from ...
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Setting up a GIS server or platform

Sorry for my lack of knowledge. I have been using GIS for a while but just for analysis and don't know much about the data side of the business. Recently my boss asked me to think about setting up a ...
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Online Interactive Directory [closed]

I have the following project and I'm figuring out how to best implement it. I would like the project to be as highly automated as possible. The suggestion was made that I make and access table, link ...
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Finding coordinate pair at any given distance along calibrated route?

Goal: given a route as a set of ordered coordinates, measure the overall distance of the route and be able to access the coordinate pair at any given distance along the route. Application: I'm ...
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Crowdsourcing points by on-click to web map with moderation?

I want to build a really lightweight web map interface where a user can click anywhere on a map, create a point, type in a comment -- ideally all via Facebook, but I don't want to get ahead of myself ...
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Big data rastering using ArcGIS Platform?

I have the daunting task doing raster analysis on a record set that runs into quite a few millions, and worse still is that the data is in Hive. So far I have managed to use record set of 2 million ...
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Develop 3D buildings with roof structure from raw data

I recently received a task to develop 3D buildings with roof structure. All I have now is satellite images and aerial photographs covering the entire urban area. After reading some previous methods, ...
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Whether to use ArcGIS Platform (from Esri) or Google Maps API for large number of polygons?

I am in the planning phases of building a web based application which will be served on IOS devices through a custom application with HTML container. The functionality will be to display a number of ...
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Do ArcGIS clients that direct-connect to postgresql/postgis databases override configuration settings?

I went in to modify some settings on a Postgresql database via the PGAdmin config editor and some of the settings don't have their default values and they are higher because they've been overridden ...
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What are differences between ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS for Server and ArcGIS Publisher? [closed]

Can someone help me tell the different between ArcGIS online, ArcGIS server and ArcGIS publisher?
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What are technical skills that a GIS graduate should develop? [duplicate]

I am a GIS Analyst with one years experience and no idea where to begin with professional development. I'm competent with the ArcGIS platform, but I am not too familiar with its administration ...
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Is there an API to ArcGIS Online's My Content listing?

This question pertains to ArcGIS Online, aka ArcGIS.com, aka ArcGIS for Organizations. If I log into ArcGIS.com then choose My Content, I can choose > Layers > Features to see the feature layers ...
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Is there an IRC channel for ArcGIS or for GIS itself?

Is there an IRC channel or chat where people can talk about GIS systems, or about ArcGIS?
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Using Terraformer to convert to WKT

I'm using Terraformer to parse some ArcGIS JSON into a Terraformer primitive. I'd like to store the geometry in PostGIS for other purposes. So I'm trying to use the WKT.convert tool to convert this ...
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Why is ArcGIS called ArcGIS?

I know there was ArcInfo Workstation and some other older software that Esri has developed for taking care of land use polygons management. But how did this "Arc" came into the name? Is it simply ...
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Resources to integrate ESRI gis to SAP ?

I heard to this term to integrate GIS with SAP.What does this actually mean? Where can i find resources to integrate GIS to SAP. I have no idea on where to start and to proceed further?
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what is the general solution for collecting POIs

Most of our job is to collect data including POIs, roads, and etc, and then process these data using ESRI ArcGIS platform or something else, finally create map for client. Now we meet some problem ...
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Are there any icons for GIS mapping? [duplicate]

I am trying to find alternative symbology for GIS maps and web apps I occasionally produce. Esri has done a great job collecting and categorizing thousands of symbols, markers, line and polygon ...
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Difference between ArcObjects SDK for Java and ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java and ArcGIS Engine

What is the difference between ArcObjects SDK for Java and ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java and ArcGIS Engine. I have ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 on my laptop. What do I need to create ArcGIS desktop applications ...
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How to integrate CAD and GIS layers in ArcGIS?

I am supposed to integrate CAD files and different GIS layers in a project (as a job interview) in ArcGis. I am writing to know whether there will be any special consideration regarding to this ...
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What are Esri's new “ArcGIS for Professionals” and “ArcGIS Pro”?

After looking through all the stuff that was released or talked about at the Esri UC I am still genuinely confused by what ArcGIS for Professionals is. I will admit that it looks pretty cool, and has ...
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Which GIS Software is Right for small manufacturing trends analysis?

I'm a graphic designer who has been tasked with choosing a mapping platform for the manufacturing company I work for. One of my colleagues began our project by using a trial version of ArcGIS to ...
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ArcIMS vs ArcGIS Server

having never used ArcIMS I am not able to answer the following question. "Why don´t we use ArcIMS anymore?" I have recently taken over a position which used to administer ArcIMS clients but now use ...
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How to save R raster plot for ArcGIS raster file

I want to save my raster plot that produced with R to ArcGIS raster (.img, .tif and ASCII) file.
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Survey Data to GIS database

This is a General Question on a possible workflow for Survey Data directly to ArcGIS In most GIS/Survey workflows there is a field collection team and backoffice GIS team. When the availability of ...
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MapInfo/PlanWeb and Oracle to ArcGIS/GeoCortex Essentials and Oracle [closed]

As an organisation we currently use MapInfo desktop GIS (120 users) and PlanWeb intranet GIS (about 1000 users), both products of Pitney Bowes. We have about 15 core desktop GIS users who edit spatial ...
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Is ArcGIS available on Ubuntu?

Is ESRI's ArcGIS platform of programs available on Ubuntu? I love open source and if I could I would love to try and migrate to this open source OS.
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ArcGIS 10.2 Release Date [closed]

Anyone have an idea on an ArcGIS 10.2 release date? I wans't even aware of it until stumbling upon this article: UC Agenda Sneak Peek: Part I
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What does the adoption of Python by NVIDIA for GPGPU mean for GIS?

Today NVIDIA announced support for the Python language on its flavor of GPGPU (CUDA). Manifold GIS uses CUDA to enable some accelerated raster operations but it is not a programmable environment and ...
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Options for displaying 3D data using ESRI web APIs [duplicate]

I've been looking through the documentation of the various ESRI web APIs to see if there is any support for displaying 3D data, but haven't found anything useful. Is there any support for this - or do ...
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Which Esri software is needed to open MXD files?

I received a group of MXD, AHD, and XML files on a CD from a client. What is the least expensive Esri software that would be needed to view the information contained in the MXD files? I only ...
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What is the best practice for data management? [duplicate]

I have always been curious how other folks are storing their spatial data. Outside of an enterprise environment where much data is stored in enterprise geodatabases, is it better to store data per ...
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GIS developer blogs … recommendations?

I'm looking for recommendations for GIS blogs ... specifically GIS developer blogs. I'm less interested in the geography than in how apps are put together. I'd like to keep up with ESRI ArcGIS as ...
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Free / Open source GIS Education sources

I'm looking for free / open source GIS education sources for advanced GIS users. Specifically sources that cover programming, spatial analysis, modeling, spatial databases / data management. I use ...
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Simple viewer for ArcGIS Projects?

I am a GIS analyst working for regional govt. I quite often have to create quite complicated interactive maps for non-gis users who need them for presentations. These non-GIS users then need to have ...
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SAP Integration in Esri [closed]

I looking a way to integrate Esri solutions with SAP solutions. I have seen APOS http://www.apos.com/ESRIGIS/ but don't have any experience with integration betweend Esri and SAP. So then maybe ...
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Recommend topics to be included in a Computer Science for Geospatial Technologies course

I will be instructing a course at the local university titled Computer Science for Geospatial Technologies. This is an introductory course meant to introduce computer science concepts to geospatial ...
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What is future of Silverlight with ArcGIS Platform?

At the September 2011 Build Conference, Microsoft said a lot about Windows 8 and the Future of JavaScript over Silverlight. No Plugins wanted!! JavaScript with html5 ftw! What is the future of ...
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Future of spatial databases?

It may be a bit off-topic. I am eager to know the industry specific importance of Spatial Databases. Is Spatial Database a very important part of any GIS system? Or will we use other technologies to ...
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How does Esri technical support work i.e. what kind of questions does it answer?

Given the number of questions about basic/intermediary usage of Esri products on this site and in a lot of other mail lists, I became curious to know why people don't ask them to the technical ...