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Creating a Map with Spatial filtered layer on the fly

I have the following requirement. I created a web application with User accounts. based on the User type I need to filter certain point layer with a selected cities region. Ie , when user log in, ...
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ArcObjects: Perform action upon refresh command in the TOC

We are using custom layers in our plugin used in ArcScene/ArcMap. For quite some time we were trying to figure out how to hook into the event occuring when the user selects "Refresh" in the right ...
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What is the proper way to delete an SQL Server database in order to delete an SDE geodatabase?

I'm new to this SDE stuff and would like to know the best way to cleanly delete an SQL Server database in order to delete the SDE geodatabase. Is it as easy as right clicking on the database in SQL ...
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Convert Layout view to DXF or DWG

How can I convert Layout View to a DXF or DWG format? I've tried the PDF way: Export to PDF Convert from PDF to DWG using PDF2cad It was not a great experience because the DWG doesn't seem good ...
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Delete feature from geographic database

How do I delete a selected feature from database when it is clicked on in the ArcGIS API for javascript?
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Tranform Lat/Long NASA points into raster

I have this irradiation file and I would like it to upload it in ArcMap in order to overlay it with other layers to do clips, intersections, etc? ...
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Geocoding raster map in ArcGIS 9.3.1 [closed]

How I do raster map geocoding? I have raster image and I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1 so how its' possible?
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Why don't I see ArcSDE service in the Windows services?

I've been thrown into learning how ArcSDE and ArcServer work. I'm trying to start a service using the default esri_sde on port 5151. I put it in both the ArcSDE and windows service files. When I go ...
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Can I choose specific SDE version to create replica geodatabase from?

I'm trying to automate the process of exporting a replica geodatabase using the geoprocessing tools and eventually a Python script. I can't figure out how to create the replica from a specific ...
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Industry-based examples of using Python in geoprocessing and arcpy

I was asked recently by some students what types of operations GIS Analyst/Developer are usually trying to automate by using Python with geoprocessing in ArcGIS and ArcPy site package. I guess it ...
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Calculating mean upslope aspect

I am trying to write a python script to calculate the mean aspect upslope from each cell in a DEM. I have the general workflow down, but my final output is restricted to angles between 0 and 90 ...
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Basic Question: What is amp datasets? [closed]

I have a job interview tomorrow for a summer student position working with GIS. I will be mainly responsible for assisting in the acceptance, storage and dissemination of geographic information, amp ...
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Identify Tool for JS API similar to the tool in ArcGIS Desktop?

As documented in my earlier questions, I am having trouble connecting multiple ArcGIS Server services to identifyTasks. Therefore, I'm wondering if there is a tool/process or if its possible to create ...
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How to set minimum and maximum scale?

I have several layers on my map. I need to set minimum and maximum scale level to prevent zooming. What's the best way of implementing it? Thanks
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Add sequence numbering based on attributes in a table [duplicate]

Is there a way to auto populate a sequence of numbers based on another attribute in a table? For example, if field "Name" has a sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, and I want to number all the rows in ...
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Create multiple shapefiles from one table

I've imported a table into ArcGIS which I'd like to split into multiple shapefiles. The splits would occur between groups of records separated by any of 3 columns. In other words, col1, col2, and col3 ...
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What's the difference between Viewshed and Observer Points?

Can someone explain to me in layman's terms the difference between Viewshed and Observer Points? Thanks.
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point of intersection issues

I have a table containing a set of points of intersections. Most of the roads intersects whith just one road BUT i have some roads which intersects with two, therefore three different point of ...
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Is there a way to turn on labels with ModelBuilder?

I have a model that creates a feature class and adds it to the map. The properties of the feature class reference a layer file for the symbology. However, I can't seem to find a good way to pass the ...
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Which coordinate system and projection shall I use for georeferencing google map image in ArcGIS?

I have saved Google Maps image (not Google Earth) of area at latlon(17.692437,83.218689) by some method in jpeg format. It is an exact snapshot of the Google Maps. Now I need to geo-reference it to ...
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How to implement multivariate hex bins?

I have two point datasets that I am analyzing and I wanted to implement a multivariate hexbin approach for displaying this data. I have managed to cobble together an approach using QGIS SVG symbols ...
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Automatically build branches of a river network?

A small non-profit, specializing in fish habitat restoration, has asked me to link a spreadsheet of field notes to their gis. What we have is: 1) A spreadsheet of field notes for small fish streams. ...
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How to intersect 2 polygon layers with a given tolerance for features in different layers only?

I can intersect 2 layers with polygons using ArcMap. However I can specify only overall tolerance no matter what layer a feature is in (even same layer). So I either end up with lots of slivers if I ...
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ArcGIS JS API: Merging Popups with Relationship Queries (with fiddle)

I am trying to merge two ArcGIS JS API examples: Feature Layer with Popup and Query Related Records. The idea I have in mind is clicking on a country feature, retrieve all related records from a ...
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How do I automate performing analysis (intersection) between objects within different feature classes, for a large number of objects?

I have two tables of roads - the same roads, from different sources, and am trying to compare how similar their positions are. I'm wanting to buffer each road in one of the feature classes and ...
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Difficulty converting standalone script to ArcGIS tool

As my title says, I am currently trying to make my (working) standalone script into an ArcGIS tool so I'm not the only person in my office that can use it. It essentially selects all the data within ...
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Can I perform a viewshed analysis with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 - Standard License?

Is there a way to perform a Viewshed Analysis with the Standard license? If not, what is the difference (if any) between: Viewshed with (Spatial Analyst)- ...
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how to add the label for located charts in ArcGIS

I am creating a Location Pie chart for my study area using Male and Female population in ArcGIS software, the software creates for legend of charts but I want to create a label on chart itself, how to ...
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How to generate Report with Unicode Character. (Gujarati)

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and want to generate report using Report Designer. In Report header i use Label Control for display unicode character(Gujarati). but when i copied gujarati ...
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How to Create Drop Down List Variable with ModelBuilder?

I am building a model and am trying to create a variable (that will be turned into a parameter and then added as a field) that is a drop down list where only specific values can be chosen. Any help ...
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Which Geodatabase supports SQL and is easily portable?

I want to choose the geodatabase type, which could be: permits direct sql queries. easily portable, because the app would installed in one computer. I know that the personal geodatabase is a good ...
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Use Java to automate the service creation and display up to date data on the map

Our team is using ESRI ArcGIS and our requirement is 1.To create a web application in JAVA with a map displaying various data from DB. 2.The data gets updated periodically in the DB and the map ...
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Showing OpenStreetMap intersections in ArcMap

I'm trying to carry out a few tests on OpenStreetMap data to test its quality, using ArcGIS. One of the things I'd like to investigate involves checking that all road intersections are represented by ...
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ArcGIS API for Silverlight - create MapTips programmatically for programmatically-created KML layer

The few examples and forum posts that I have found all use KML layers defined in XAML at design-time with nested MapTip templates binding to one or more Placemark attributes e.g. name or ExtendedData ...
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Is there any API in C# for Zooming selected feature?

I am new to ArcGIS and want to implement the Zoom to Selected Features functionality available in Selection menu option (Selection-> Zoom to Selected Features), using C# API. Is any API available in ...
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MS Access and geocoding in ArcGIS

We are a small non-profit. We use a fairly complex MS Access application to track everything. We would very much like to geocode addresses in our application and display the results on a map. In ...
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Script to buffer 2 shapefiles within each folder of a root folder

I need some help with ArcGIS python script My folder tree is like this: /Testing location C1 POIS.shp STREETS.shp C2 etc, etc I'm trying to make a script to run from arcgis that would ...
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ArcGIS JS API: Convert ESRI Date Type into String

I am following this ESRI tutorial to display information from a related table for the selected features. The example in itself for my project works fine, however, my data include two Date fields and ...
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ArcGIS Server 10.1 and SQL Server 2012 SP1

We have just built and new ArcGIS/ArcSDE system with SQL Server 2012 SP1. We are experiencing very long periods (up to 2 minutes) just to connect to the database in Desktop. Desktop does connect and ...
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How to specify the pixel depth in model builder?

I have a simple model that calculates the NDVI from bands 3 and 4 of a raster dataset. The input bands are 8-bit unsigned, whereas the default output NDVI is signed 32 bit. How can I specify the ...
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Make Buffer like Offset in Arcpy

I would like to make a buffer for a polyline and get as Output a Polygon with the same angles as the polyline, having not arcs, like in ordinary buffers. i tried the FLAT option in arcpy, but it's ...
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Is it possible to customize an ArcGIS Online application template and upload it back to ArcGIS Online?

It's is possible to customize a template for web application in ArcGIS Online? What I mean, none of the templates 100% suits our needs so I'm wondering if I could download the code of basic viewer, ...
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ArcInfo Grid ASCII to ESRI Shapefile conversion

I have an ArcGIS grid ascii file (Ramankutty Cropland at 5 minute resolution) that begins as follows: ncols 4320 nrows 2160 xllcorner -180 yllcorner -90 cellsize ...
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How to link dataframes in ArcGIS or QGIS?

The below image shows a layout in ArcGIS 10.1 with four dataframes. Each dataframe is of the same geographic area, although they are different images. For example, the top left image is a 1989 DOQ, ...
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How to create contour from NetCDF?

I have downloaded Bathymetry data from GEBCO. Its in NetCDF format. I want to create contour from it. I tried so many tools to convert the file into raster but couldn't do so. How can I create raster ...
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How to create a dbf field with length > 254? [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a text field in a database table with a length that is greater than 254 characters? Using arcgis 10.1
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ArcGIS Conflation Tool Recommendation or Custom Script for Comparing Points

Can anyone recommend conflation tools for ArcGIS Desktop (10 or 10.1, paid or free) or a scripting outline / procedure (or just a script) to have a technician efficiently process the following rules? ...
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How do I install ArcGIS 10.1 and use my current Python 2.7.2 install?

I just did a clean OS install and installed ActivePython 2.7.2 I want to use this Python install for use with ArcGIS 10.1 I just installed ArcGIS 10.1 and it did a new Python install. What do I ...
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Truncate Table tool with geoprocessing service (ArcGIS 10.1)

A model I built with ModelBuilder works as expected in Desktop yet generates numerous error messages when published as a geoprocessing (GP) service in ArcGIS Server 10.1 SP1. I've decided to start ...
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Which is the correct projection in ArcGIS for EPSG:3857/900913?

I want to publish a mapservice in ArcGIS server, which will be overlayed on Google Maps or Bing Maps. For this, the Map Service needs to be in EPSG:3857/900913. The Google Maps projection is supposed ...