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Ecological geospatial conundrum

I am looking for a different, more elegant solution to a spatial statistics problem. Raw data consists of an x-y coordinate for each individual tree (i.e. converted to a point .shp file). Although ...
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How can I create polygon of gaps/holes if I have several shapefiles

How can I create polygon of gaps/holes if I have several shapefiles. Do I really have to merge all layers, it it big amount of data (NEW YORK roadbed, buildings, water,parks etc) I have ET geowizards ...
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Advice on ideal server specifications

I am looking for your thoughts on ideal server specifications for a moderately sized habitat mapping project. My current server is about to reach its storage capacity, so I am researching buying a ...
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I want to georeference jpg map without having any digitizing data? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I want to georeference jpg map without any digitizing data? I have only a jpg map but dont have any digital data for georeferencing that jpg.So is there any way for ...
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symbol created from emf still acts like a picture and blocks out surrounding vector data

I have a lot of CAD blocks that I want to convert to symbol markers to use in ArcGIS 10. Everything I read says the emf is converted to vector data, but that does not seem to be the case. Procedure: ...
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How to select polygon features that have their centers outside of another polygon feature class

Since I only have Incorporated area feature class, how can I select census blocks that are in unincorporated area? Or not within any incorporated areas? Thank you. John
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How to calculate the bearing of a building (ArcGIS)

How is it possible to get the main bearing of buildings by floor plan? I want to have a building (by ID) and it's main bearing (e.g. E/90° or W/270°). The idea is to change the polygon-feature class ...
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creating geotiff in ArcGIS to publish in geoserver

Pls give some answer, Short question How create geotiff image (to publish using Geoserver)? Bit more information I want to publish geo-reference image in geoserver.Then i chose image format as ...
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Geoprocessor Select By Location Using Features Instead of Layers

I have a simple spatial feature selection function that includes: public static void SelectByLocation(IFeatureClass sourceFC, ILayer selectLayer) { Geoprocessor GP = new ...
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Batch Sum Fields Script

I have created a python script that batch summarizes all string fields within a fc table based on the concatenation of two fields. The script loops through a list of the fields, however it stops ...
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How to get the mapserver url from ArcGIS Server

I have been creating some web-map applications using GoogleMaps Javascript API v3. I've been bringing in tiles from ArcGIS servers which is really easy using the API. The code below loads a sample ...
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Calculating shape perimeter/area per zone in ArcGis 10

How can I calculate geometrical features of polygon (perimeter and area) per zone (similar to zonal stats for rasters)? I have a square fishnet (approx 20x35, 1 square kilometer each) and I need to ...
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How to update geometry in ArcObjects?

I'm just starting with ArcObjects and I want to update coordinates of geometry vertices. Specifically, I want to swap X, Y coordinates for each vertex of polygons (which can be multipart and have ...
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Experiences with ArcGIS Data Interoperability

In order to import/extract data from tons of DWG files, I'd like to know experiences with ArcGIS Data Interoperability, and its strong points versus FME or GeoKettle. Thank you very much.
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Convert an .xlsx datasheet with point feature data into a POINT feature class

I am trying to create a script tool to automate this process, eventually it will be used for batch processing but at the moment I can't even get test data to work. This is pretty basic at the moment, ...
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Dicing large mosaics

What is the best way to take a large mosaiced raster dataset (e.g. from http://viewer.nationalmap.gov/viewer/) and tile it to USGS 3.75 minute quarter quad specs? The problem I am having is creating ...
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Best Source for Consumer Data for direct contact [closed]

Parcel data is fairly easy to consume within a map; it gives you name and address information. Are there any map based contact information providers? Does anyone provide a service that is consumable ...
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arcgis10 filter dataset

Using ArcGIS 10 SP-4 I have a large dataset of sites that needs to be filtered down to a usable size. There is an attribute for the site_ID and another one for the site_type. There are duplicate ...
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Conversion of ArcGIS data to ADRG data?

I have maps generated using ArcGIS (.tfw, .fig, .prj, .sbn, .shp and .dbf files). I need to convert them to ADRG format. Can ArcGIS do that? If so, how?
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Subset Folder Contents ArcPy

I have about 1500 .txt files within a folder named 3410001ne => 3809962sw. I need to subset about 470 of these files to process with a Python script. Below is the section of code prior to my for ...
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How to find wildcard string using Field Calculator script code?

I'm trying to find part of a text string in the CLASS_NAME field and return a text string to the Abrv_Name field using the Field Calculator in ArcGIS 10 via a Python parser. Here is what I have tried ...
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Programmatically convert multipart polygon to singlepart in ArcGis 10

I have a multipart feature and I need to convert it to a singlepart feature. Couldn't find any code sample. I wonder if i could get some help from you! I'm working with ArcGis10 and c#. Tks
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Selecting features through arcpy

I would like to achieve the following functionality through arcpy: Querying an existing baselayer on time and create a new layer Apply symbology from an existing layer and add the new layer to the ...
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I need help to find out more information about Topology Errors toolbox or Extension?

I need someone out there who can answer my question. I do not remember if I add this Topology Editor Extension or toolbox to my ArcMap. I would like to know more about this toolbox. Thanks. (Changed ...
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How to dynamically view Python script results in ArcMap?

I want to view the output of arcpy scripts (run in Python IDLE) in ArcMap. I tried refreshing the ArcMap data frame after I run the script. This does not work. Please advice me on this.
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ArcGIS vs. MapInfo vs. GeoServer [closed]

I want to bring up this question (again?). This may not be a burning question as it used to be. I have used ArcGIS for several years. It is the well-acknowledged leader in the GIS market, constantly ...
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Python Widget Wrapper ArcGIS Viewer for Flex

I'd like to create a flex wrapper for python code run locally (utilizing arcgis data and outputting data that can be displayed on the flexviewer). I'd like to use gdal or pyproj modules to process ...
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Creation raster image from interpolated image

I have interpolated temperature data that I have. This image's max and min values are 11.9 and -1.7, respectively. And then I exported this image to raster using 'export to raster'. But the max and ...
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Creating DEM after converting mapinfo tab files to ARC GIS

How do I create DEM for contours after converting map-info tab files to ARC GIS and how do I convert toposheet tab file to ARC GIS.
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Can we direct connect to PostgresSQL without ArcSDE

I have postgreSQL installed on my machine.My machine already has ArcGIS 10. No Sde installed. Can we create geodatabase in PostgreSQL with out installing ArcSDE? Jay Cummins is right. I am intended ...
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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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Clipping soil survey map service to feature class

I'm guessing this is not possible but is there any way to clip a Esri map service such as the Soil Survey Map for a another feature polygon? ...
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Is it possible to use commands from ArcMap's main menu in Model Builder

Is it possible to use the functions from ArcMap's main menu (for example Add Data, Start Editing) in my model? I can not find a way to add any other functions except Toolboxes.
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Looking for high resolution (1m or better) aerials for Turkey

Would prefer free but under a couple hundred dollars is also doable. It would be nice to have actual tif, sid, etc. files but a WMS would also work... using ArcGIS 10 Would also consider any of the ...
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ArcGIS ModelBuilder: how to wait for Python script to complete

I have an Arcgis (10) model which has 2 process that need to be run sequentially. The 1st process is a python script that creates multiple rasters, but that output is not known to Model Builder, ...
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ArcGIS 10 Addin - Code Doesn't Execute on Another Computer

I've created an ArcGIS 10 Addin that consists of a toolbar containing one button and one tool. The button opens a form, and the tool is disabled until the user enters some information on the form. ...
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How do I set custom spatial reference/coordinate sys to my shapefile

I have a python code which converts JSON text file to a shapefile. I have to set coordinate system to this shapefile created. I do not want to access the .prj file from my computer as this code will ...
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How to serve raster mosaic to AutoCad Map 3D?

We are looking for a way to serve all the raster datasets we've collected over the years as a mosaic we have built in ArcGIS so that the AutoCAD department can simply import the mosaic and it will ...
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Convert cursor output to list of geometries

I want to convert all the geometries returned by search cursor to a list. import math import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"C:\GIS Data\GIS data_for Maeenul vai" desc = ...
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projection tool as standalone script

How would I automate the define projection tool in arcmap so I can just enter my layer each time? I have it as a script in toolbox, but I am unsure how to set it so I can just input my layer as ...
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Draw graphic on screen without requiring a double click to finish sketch

I am trying to get the user to draw a line(only 2 vertices) on the screen(just like the georeferencing link/spatial adjustment link). I got the below snippet from ESRI website which does give me a ...
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How to stop ArcGIS Python script printing warnings and other outputs to the console

I've written a Python script using arcgisscripting to do various processing steps on some data. I'm planning to run it from a stand-alone command-line window (ie. not within ArcGIS at all) and, as ...
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AddMessage issue

I wrote the following code as a wrapper around messages pushed durring the running of the script. Using Python IDLE this works fine, but in eclipse I get the following output: def ESRIP(gp,message): ...
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ArcGis - batch frequency of point groups to single table?

I'm kind of new in the GIS world but have been finding my way around in forums and help places up to now. Still, there's one task I need to perform that I cannot get my head around it or even find ...
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Clip raster to multi raster

I have a raster aerial photo. I have county wide parcel data. I want to clip/screen shot the raster at each individual parcel. Think of this application - a post card with an image of your house ...
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Run a ArcMap (10.0) Addin Button with VBA from a MS-Access form

I need a way to execute an ArcGis-Addin (vb.net) from a MS-Access database form (VBA). The problem is that there is no ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.Addin reference in VBA and the "pItem.Execute" method with ...
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Measure the area of a polygon resulting from the intersection of two other polygons?

How can I measure the area of a polygon resulting from the intersection of two other polygons? If I use the measure tool or open the attribute table for the resulting polygon, it shows me the areas of ...
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Is it possible to import an autocad feature to a feature layer without exporting to .shp/.dwg

Does anyone know if it is possible to import a feature (point, line or polygon) drawn in Autocad directly to a feature layer in ArcMap, so in essence a "feature sucker", rather then exporting the ...
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QGIS adding or removing values in the style tab (layer properties)

I'm new to QGIS and have recently been testing the software as my org plan to migrate from ArcGIS to QGIS in the near future. I often use the 'Add values', 'Remove values' and the group values ...
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Why are the results from the same data different in ArcGIS vs MS Excel?

I have done some interpolation in Geostatistical Analyst in ArcGIS and I got the Standard Deviation (SD) a bit different from the SD that I calculated in Excel Spreadsheet. What algorithm does each ...