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Which topics are fundamental for ArcGIS?

Similar to Which topics are essential for a crash course in QGIS?, which topics are fundamental to ArcGIS? Basic through advanced topics are welcome. Should be freely accessible to all. This is about ...
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Problem with deploying addin

I have made a Button addin for ArcMap in Visual Studia 2010, but I don't know how to deploy it, I tried debugging it from ArcMap but nothing happens, Any help Please.. Thanks in advance....
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Creating a feature of a part of a state boundary from a shapefile of U.S. States

I have a shapefile of U.S. states. I want to create a feature layer from it so that I can do a Near analysis with it. Suppose that I am interested in the Georgia boundary, but only the part of ...
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How to get the shortest distances between features on separate polygon layers?

Suppose I have a county-level map for the state of North Carolina, U.S. Suppose I would like to compute the shortest distance of each county to any point along the border of Georgia. How would this ...
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Using String Functions (LEFT, RIGHT, MID) in Select By Attributes against a File Geodatabase using ArcMap 10

I finally (albeit reluctantly) made the switch from a personal geodatabase (pGDB) to a file geodatabse (fGDB) not too long ago. The main reason it took so long to switch has to do with how Select by ...
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Python Script for Select by Attributes taking user input

I am trying to write a python script and create a script tool in ArcGIS that will let a user choose the value or values that will be used to extract a shapefile. These selected value(s) will then need ...
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Probability distribution from list of rasters

I have 100s (exactly 224) of wind distribution rasters. I want to create a probability distribution raster of wind speed using all these rasters, so we can predict the possible wind speed in any ...
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Calculate the min of other fields

How can I calculate the min of other fields. For example I have 3 field: a, b and c. I want to have a filed that show me the minimum value of the 3 field. Finally I want to know the minimum value is ...
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Is there a way to visualize a 3D full/solid body (like a full layer) in ArcScene

I am trying to present layer and simulated layer (how it decreased in a year, for example) in ArcScene, but showing two layers one on each other with a slight difference (like max 30 cm.) does not ...
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How can I find out Persional GeoDatabase version?

I am working ArcMap software. How can I find out Personal Geodatabase Version? I have client file. But I want to find out which version they have to used. I am looking for your guidance
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python script error- with GetParameterAsText

I have a seemingly simple code which iterates through a list of feature classes and calculates an ID field in the attribute table that is equal to the first 5 characters of feature class name. The ...
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Getting values from attribute table and inserting another table

I have line feature class of a river network and “FromTo” table. Lines are dissolved so they are not segmented from junctions. I need to write a Python script in ArcGIS to do following: Begin from ...
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arcpy overwrite files in a geodatabase file

I'm writing a python script, I've got an mxd and its workspace is a geodatabase file with all the files I need into. The problem I'm encountering in testing and writing code is that, despite of the ...
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How to display row and column indexes for an image in ArcGIS?

I have been struggling with how to find the row number and column number for particular points in any raster map. My raster details: columns and rows: 720 360 cell size (0.5, 0.5) How can I ...
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How to programmatically create ArcGIS Image Service and add it to map using C# / .NET?

How can I programmatically create ArcGIS Image Service and add that service to my MXD file programmatically? I am using C# .Net.
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Why does arcpy append from file geodatabase to SDE fail?

I'm trying to append a feature class from a file geodatabase to an Arcsde featureclass using this line of code: arcpy.Append_management("parcel_copy", sde_path+"parcel" ,"NO_TEST") This line works ...
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Open-source software for managing terabytes of different formats of geospatial data?

I have a problem that I am sure many GIS Teams or Departments have which is how to find, keep track of and manage multiple different datasets from multiple sources. I have read the responses from a ...
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How to programmatically work with featureclasses from multiple geodatabases?

I have produced a Python script which creates multiple buffers of specific (listed) featureclasses within a geodatabase. This is achieved by running each feature through a for loop. I would like to ...
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Implementing Custom Selection Tool (Adding to current selection) with ArcObjects

I am trying to implement a custom selection tool in ArcMap 9.3.1 that is functionally similar to the default ArcMap selection tool with "Adding to current selection" enabled. ie. the user can click to ...
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'invalid parameters' on ArcGIS rest API used from Silverlight

I have an Silverlight application from which I'm trying to create new features to ArcGIS server. Every time I get error {\"error\":{\"code\":400,\"message\":\"Unable to complete ...
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drawing graphic layer on client side with arcgis

hello I'm usign ArcGIS JS api v. 2.8 and.. I've got some problems with drawing graphics point on client side. The problem is, when I draw points by first time by JS api everything is OK. But when ...
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How to Apply a Stretch to Multiple Rasters?

In ArcGIS 10.0, how can I apply a stretch, which I would normally do by selecting 2 standard deviations in the "Symbology" tab of Layer Properties, to 200 rasters simultaneously?
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How to use the multiple attributes feature in ArcGIS 10

I am trying to make a map using US census data showing vacant housing to total housing on the same map. I came across the "multiple attributes" feature under the symbology tab and wondered if this is ...
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Python adding grouplayer to muliple maps

I have the following code which is supposed to add a one group layer to each of the maps. In this case the group layer is always the same. Desired output: Map1 = 1 group layer added Map2 = 1 group ...
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Assign symbology to multiple layers in one operation?

Is it possible to assign the same symbol to multiple layers of the same geometry type within an ArcMap document in one operation? For example, I was hoping to: Select multiple layers in the TOC ...
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How to export 1.5 million records from File Geodatabase to Microsoft Access table

I have a table that I want to export from arcmap that has around 1.5 million records. I need to import it into access. Now every time I have tried to export it into a format that access will read, ...
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How to rename rasters in directory based on field value of their centroid feature class in ArcGis?

I have a lot of rasters named like r001.tif, r002.tif and so on. There is a point shapefile with centroids of these rasters and their real name in the attribute table. I'm looking for a way or some ...
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How to create multipart polygon if coordinates of each part are given? [closed]

How to create a multipart polygon if i am having the values of coordinates of each part. Thanks in advance.
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How to add command developed with C# to ArcToolbox

I have a command that develop with c# . I want to add this command to the arctoolbox . is there any way to add command to arctoolbox in arcgis programmatically ?
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Maplex: try different fields

Let's say, a road has the name "William-Bill-Gates-Road". If the road is too short, the label can only be abbreviated by using a dictionary in Maplex. Is it possible to make Maplex try several label ...
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ArcGIS 10: convert labels to points

is there a way to convert labels, created by Maplex labeling engine to point features? In MapInfo and CAD software, it's possible to convert labels to points. Those point features include a text and ...
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Automating attribute completion of new polygons

Good Afternoon I am currently outlining property boundaries and then copying and pasting in the necessary attributes on a daily basis. I would like to speed up this process and remove the chance of ...
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Create custom projection using either QGIS (or ArcGIS)?

I have searched for an answer to this but don't see anything relating to what I am trying to do. What I have are a series of Geographic Coordinates, Latitude, Longitude, Ellipsoid heights. What I ...
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Delete all fields from feature class with arcpy

I want to delete all of the fields from a feature class in a simple tricky way, I don't want to loop over the fields because this method is very slow in arcpy. I'm using a polygon feature class, I ...
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using mod() with IF THEN field calculation

I am trying to use the field calculator to assign a "odd" or "even" value to a field of small integers. I usually do this with by selecting where: MOD([field],2) = 0 and then just calculating it ...
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Advice regarding set up of GIS/CAD directories [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best practices for managing geospatial data I'm seeking input on the most practical way to set up a directory system for AutoCAD and GIS projects. I want a basic folder ...
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How to pan to a specific feature using arcpy?

I am attempting to use python and arcpy to automate the creation of some standardized maps I need to export for feature classes from various projects. I have a set of points and I need to export a ...
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Summarize polygon area using another polygon

I have a shapefile representing public/private lands in Montana. This is a multipart shapefile where I've simplified attributes so that #1==private and #0==public. Next I have a shapefile of ...
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How to clip/export multiple selected vector layers in a map to extent of another raster/vector layer in ArcGIS?

Is there a way to clip/export selected vector layers (more than one) in a map to the extent of another raster/vector layer at a time?? in Arcgis or any other software. I am using Arcgis10. I am ...
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How to clip multiple raster datasets with county polygons?

The example below shows three raster (i.e. in black) and a single county polygon feature class. How can I clip/extract by mask the rasters by their corresponding county polygons (i.e. Edwards, Clark, ...
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error running c# code

I'm new in programming . i'd like to write a simple code that can create offset from a polyline . i wrote the below code but when run the code i encounter to the error " Null reference exception was ...
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focal statistics with variable radius

is there an easy way to do focal statistics on a raster, with a variable radius for the neighbourhood to be searched? As in: that search radius would be stored in another raster? i tried something ...
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How to enable SEXTANTE toolbar in ArcGIS 10.1

I have just upgraded to ArcGIS 10.1 from version 10.0. I am trying to add the SEXTANTE tools to ArcToolbox. I have followed all the instructions from the SEXTANTE website. I have also tried the ...
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How do I format SQL queries for use in Arcpy?

I have to make an SQL query on a column having not adequat name "type_borne_id", I couldn't make SQL queries using arcpy.Select_analysis neither selectbyattribute, but when I use select_analysis ...
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How can I align two non-coincident equi-resolution raster grids?

I have two rasters: a digital elevation model (DEM) and a Landsat band. The grid resolution of both is 30 m, but the grids are not coincident (see image: the dark raster on top is the DEM; the light ...
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Creation point layer from linear layer with only ends of lines

I have ArcGIS 10 with ArcView licence and I need to make point layer from a linear layer, with only start and end points for each line. In ArcInfo I could use Feature Vertices To Points with ...
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Is there a publicly available instance of ArcGIS Server

Are there any publicly available instances of ArcGIS Server for learning? I have searched Amazon EC2 but I don't see any public instances available (unless you already have an ArcGIS Server license). ...
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Autocomplete against geocode.arcgis.com?

I have built a tool that allows my users to perform geocode requests against the World Geocoding Service provided from Esri. I would like to extend my tool to have an autocomplete feature, similar to ...
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Water Flow Analysis

If I know that 10,000+ gallons of water were going to be dropped at a single point how could I model where it would flow. I would prefer something that worked in ArcGIS and could create a layer. ...
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How can i use MapServer service using arcgis api for silverlight?

Is it possible to use a service published from MapServer using ArcGis api for Silverlight ? for exemple : <esri:FeatureLayer ID="Schools Without Attendance Areas" ...