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How to output the ActiveView to a Jpeg image

I have an ArcGIS Desktop extension and I need to extract images from the map. How can I programmatically output the active view to a jpeg image?
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Taking a 'custom' map and transforming its x/y co-ordinates to 'real' long/lat co-ordinates?

I was wondering if someone could help me out with a little project I'm working on. I'll try to describe what I'm trying to achieve - if it doesn't make sense, please let me know. I have in front of ...
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How do I control what features get rendered with an ArcGIS Server service?

Question: Using a mapping service set up with ArcGIS Server, how can I set up a parameter that limits which features are being rendered? e.g. "/service?organization=megacorp"? Background: I am ...
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How to select features in ArcGIS based on their relation to other features within same layer?

I want to select all the features in my Waterlines layer that share a line segment with other features in the same layer. I've done a complicated search cursor iteration in python that takes a couple ...
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Using ArcGIS to filter cells where 7 or 8 of the neighbors are different

I have land cover data that I would like to clean using some generalization tools. Majority filter does almost exactly what I want, but is missing one key option. Majority filter allows you to change ...
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Get Annotations selection Arcobjects

i have annotations stored in mxd document, when i select some annotation , i tried to get the selection through graphics selection, so i got always the rectangle of the dataframe (because i'm working ...
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Is it possible to have self intersecting polygons in GML or shapefile?

GIS vector data for example GML or shapefile contains polygonal data. Lets assume, we have polygon A which has self-intersection which means that the edges in this polygon intersect with each other. ...
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Extending ArcGIS

I've been tasked with a thesis project where i have to extend the features of ArcGis. I've been asked to create a model written in Python that can run out of ArcGIS 10. This model will have a simple ...
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How can I append field from a geodatabase table to a polygon feature class?

I have an existing polygon feature class with about 30 attribute fields. I would like to append another 20 fields from an existing table in the same file geodatabase. Can this be done using an ...
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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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How to project US States in Transverse Mercator [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Layers having the same coordinate system should overlap, but they don’t. What’s wrong? I created two different MXDs, one for City of Tucson and another for US States. If ...
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Unselect Individual Selected Features using ArcObjects

I've been stumbling around with this issue for a bit now and I can't seem to find any relevant answer for it anywhere else. In my Add-In built using .NET ArcObjects/C# with Arc 10.0 I would like to ...
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How to create polyline feature from two input points by following/tracing another polyline?

I have a list of things each have two grid references, start and stop points. I can turn these into points and join them with polylines. But what I need to do is have the lines that join the points ...
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How to Automate ArcGIS map production?

I am currently working with high volume ArcGIS (9.3.1 & 10) production of PDF files, part of the companies requirement is that a database (Access 2003) needs filling out with each map, this needs ...
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Regarding property setMinScale(scale) and setMaxScale(scale) in ArcGIS Java script API

I am new to programming in JSAPI. I have two dynamic layers and I want to set the property setMinScale(scale) and setMaxScale(scale) to layers so how do I Set ? ex. I tried using ...
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how do I select more than one features from raster attribute table

for ex: "lc_2001" = 21, 22, 23, 24 AND "lc_2006" = 11, 31, 41, 51
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How to query against time

I have a date-time field in a feature class which I want to query. The field has values like "2011-01-01 00:00:29". I want to query the data between the time 00:06:00 and 00:12:00. The date does not ...
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How to convert a string from GetParameterAsText to uppercase?

This is my first question here and I'm sure it's ridiculously simple. But I have Googled and no luck. I am trying to make a tool in ArcToolbox using a Python script so users can input a street and ...
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ArcView 10.1 PDF and Popup

When converting your map into a PDF from ArcView 10.1, is there a way to make the PDF Map to have a pop-up when you click on a tract?
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Any advice to help troubleshoot failing ArcGIS Server (10.0 sp5) Geoprocesses?

There are a few geoprocesses on a recently restored ArcGIS Server that are behaving strangely. If we turn on 'show messages' and try to run the process from the rest interface, the process will report ...
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How to troubleshoot a slow IIS and hanging ArcGIS Server?

Our ArcGIS Server 10.0 SP 4 website has been hanging lately where everything gets delivered except the map. When I try and check the REST Endpoints they it hangs and then fails. When I stop the IIS, ...
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Reading environment variables in arcpy

I have a script that tries to read from the arc environment using import arcpy tolerance = arcpy.env.XYTolerance as recommended here: ...
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Convert a FeatureLayer to graphics in Arcobjects

I want to convert a Map or FeatureLayer to graphics on Arcobjects 10.1, Any help or code examples Problem Solved this is the working code: private void Convert_to_graphics( IMapDocument doc) ...
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What is causing syntax error in arcpy NetCDF Raster script

I'm trying to save the raster layer in the stand-alone python GUI but I keep getting a syntax error. I'm using the code from Save To Layer File (Data Management). And the error that shows up is: the ...
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What would be the URL of a JSON file on the local drive?

When i save json file in web apps then using http://localhost:8080/WGSClient/js/object.json this path file gets open.But when i keep it outside web apps like local folder then using same url format ...
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Enable FIND in ArcGIS Server 10.1

Trying to get a FindTask working via this sample and the only difference between my code and the samples that I can see is that the sample data has a find operation enabled. I can't find in my server ...
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Converting a Map to graphics and annotations

i want to export a map for later editing before print, so i thought about converting all the annotations and and graphics and save them in the .mxd map. when i export graphics after exporting labels ...
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Different NoData values when processing a GeoTIFF in QGIS and bringing it to ArcGIS

I'm trying to process a GeoTIFF in QGIS 1.8 using SEXTANTE and GRASS via the r.neighbors tool. I'd like to process the image, then be able to utlize it in ArcGIS. The problem I'm running into is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...