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How do I keep streaming on in ArcMap when switching tools?

I have this problem constantly, because I digitize for work. No one there has figured this out and I was wondering if someone can tell me how to do this, because I'm tired of constantly hitting F8 and ...
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ArcSDE for ArcGIS Desktop

I have ArcGIS desktop (info) license. I want to know if I can configure SDE, where in I can work with versioning of geodatabases.
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How to calculate the distance between two point on the map using ITM coords?

good morning, would appriciate any help on how to calculate calculate the distance between two point on the map using ITM coords? i have a map with items on it all with ITM coords and i need to ...
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What is the right way to automate ArcMap 10 with ArcObjects for unit testing?

I need to run unit tests against ArcMap extension which closely coupled with specific edit workspace and map state. When I try to initialize ArcMap application with code like this: ...
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What is the code to execute a function when there is a mouse click on the map?

I am developing an add-in for ArcMap 10.0 where I need to execute code when there is a click on the map open. How do I do this? I am using VB in Visual Studio 2010. I also need to get the coordinates ...
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Create a polyline buffer with Arcpy

I'm trying to write a python script with ArcPy that draws arcs and I've achieved something with creating a buffer and then clipping it with a bounding box so I only keep the length I need (I thought ...
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Changing the scale (generalisation) in ArcGIS 10

I have 2 polygon layers, accordingly 1:10 000 and 1:500 000. I want to generalize the first layer from 1:10 000 to 1:500 000. I tried using Simplify polygon tool, and since these scales relate to ...
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How can I create an empty feature class in a file geodatabase based on the schema of an SDE feature class?

I have 150+ feature classes in SDE for which I need to create an empty feature class in a file geodatabase. For these feature classes I need to import the attributes and the name of the feature class ...
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Using arcpy what is the most efficient way of projecting a selection from a large data set?

I have a large data set X(x1-xn) from which I must select consecutively the attributes A(a1-an) from X.fieldsSRC or X.fieldDST and project the selections. I have a functioning arcpy script that does ...
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arcpy spatial join input parameter problems [closed]

Using ArcGIS 10 SP4 with all extensions... I have a parent directory (J:\...\spatialjoin) containing two sub-directories of feature classes I want to spatially join. Directory 1 (target features) ...
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How to combine lines from different sources reperesenting the same road network but with slightly different geometry?

Here is my problem: I have got two layers of polylines which represent the same road network but they are from different sources and have different geometry. The two layers are mostly the same tracks ...
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Printing to PDF in Arcmap

When clicking Print > Adobe PDF the filesize is nice and small but the legend gets messed up. Does anyone know how to fix this. Note: I am aware of the Export > PDF and of the reduce DPI and ...
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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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Label inside top left corner of polygons

Does anyone know of a tool or procedure to automatically place a label in the corner of a polygon, rather than at the centroid? I am using Mapinfo and know that I can manually place the label ...
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Adding a boolean yes/no field in Arcgis

How does one add a field to an Arcgis feature class with a boolean data type? That is an attribute where the allowed value is only one of a pair such as 1/0, Yes/No, On/Off, Present/Not-present, etc. ...
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Determine direction of rivers, which villages lie upstream and which downstream

I want to determine which villages lie upstream and which villages lie downstream big cities built on the side of rivers in Indonesia. I have the .shp file of villages and cities, the .shp file of all ...
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Modelbuilder: Needing to input multiple featureclasses into merge tool

So I have 490 point fc's in a single directory with uniform spatial features, field names/datatypes. I'm trying to figure out how to consecutively input the first seven fc's into the merge tool, ...
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WMS in arcgis viewer for flex

These days i am trying to develop web map using FOSS software.I hava WMS in geoserver.But it does not viewing in arcgis viewer for flex.Pls give me XML code for it? This is my WMS. ...
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ArcPy: Creating weekly-sum layers by summing field values from seven consecutive daily .dbf's

So I have 490 consecutive daily rainfall shapefiles/.dbf files in a single directory. Each consists of a uniform even-spaced grid of 220 points having uniform pointIDs, number of records, field names ...
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Definitions of arcgis script parameter Data Type options

When adding a python script to a toolbox in Arcgis one of the steps is to set parameters and specify what Data Type each requires. The list is long, perhaps a hundred, and many are not immediately ...
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How can I consume map service using static IP address for VPN

I'm current using the url (http://services.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/World_Street_Map/MapServer) for my iPad map service. However, we need to connect to VPN to access the internal network ...
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ArcObjects 9.2: TableToTable tool fails depending on output location

The code I am writing for a button (ArcObjects 9.2, Visual Studio 2005) takes the attributes for selected points in a shapefile and writes them to a table: Dim pGp As GeoProcessor = New GeoProcessor ...
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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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How to connect ArcGIS Destkop 10 with PostGIS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I connect to a PostGIS database from ArcMap 9.3 and 10.0? I've installed postGIS 1.5.3, and would like to connect it from ArcGIS Destkop v10. Which is the best ...
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iterating and exporting all combinations of features as shapefiles

I am trying to export individual shapefiles of all 2 pair combinations from a multi-feature polygon shapefile. To explain this better as set of FID's 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 would be exported as individual ...
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How to Clip a Vector File based on certain Raster Values?

I need to clip a vector file based on certain values of a raster (Slope > 2%). I can´t find a direct way to do it. Trying to vectorize the raster first didn´t work. Is there any tool (ArcGIS or ...
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Find a suitable font size for the map scale?

Is there a website that suggests suitable font sizes for each scale level in the layout? I am currently using ArcGIS 9.3 but pretty soon will upgrade to 10. Thanks !
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Creating an INFO table using ITable in Arc (Java)

I'm trying to set up an info table in an addin for ArcGIS 10. I'm using Java and Eclipse IDE. The code I have is here: public class Tables { String database = "C:\\GIS"; String nameOfTable = ...
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Closest Facility/Delete Identical Tool Help

I am having a bit of a time figuring out a work around for a problem I have. Essentially, I ran a Closest Facility operation on a set of about 200 points. Each point is an entrance to a building, and ...
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ArcObjects DeleteLayer leaving layer artifacts

I'm working on some code for a button in ArcGIS 9.2 using Visual Studio 2005. The process adds a point layer, performs a select by location, exports the attributes of the selected points, then removes ...
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Integrating DSLAM attainable bitrates

This is a really specific question, but anyone with experience trying to pull in outside information into a map (live or static) can probably add something to the question. A long winded post is here ...
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getting scratch and current workspace ArcGIS10 using Java

I'm trying to get the scratch and current workspaces returned as path names (Strings) using java in ArcGIS10. however I can't seem to get anything returned. I'm guessing it's to do with accessing ...
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Get Intersecting roads (ArcGIS Server10 with silverlight API)

I am developing a tool where when I click on a road in the map I have to list the roads intersecting the selected road using ArcGIS Server10 with silverlight API to develop this tool I got the roadID ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 GP Service Cannot Download Result?

I have implement the ArcGIS JavaScript example just like the ESRI official example (clip and ship) .Everything was going right except the final step ,when the gp job have finish and my browser lead me ...
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mapping number of days a site is flooded from daily inundated areas maps

I have a set of daily inundated area polygons and would like combine them into one map that can give me a map showing the number of days a site remained inundated. I am unable to figure out any ...
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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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Focus ArcMap application Window VBA

Very simple question to ask, I haven't been able to figure it out up to now though... How would you focus your ArcMAP application window using VBA? I have a script that runs and selects polygons and ...
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How to find the distance within which a set percentage of features fall?

Someone asked a question earlier about finding the number of features within a certain distance of another feature in ArcView. I have the opposite question: is there any way, in ArcGIS 10, to find the ...
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Sorting a table on multiple fields using ArcPy

I'm trying to sort a table based on three fields with ArcPy (which should be only one line of code), and I had a "tool is not license" error. I just saw that sorting with multiple fields as parameters ...
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Zoom to Polygon in Arcmap from Access

I am attempting to Zoom from an Access record to a specific polygon in ArcMAP but I can't seem to get the function to work. The field in Access is identical to the field in arcmap. I.E. they both ...
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How to select and update from multiple tables?

I have two feature classes which have common Valve ID #s. One table has multiple service connections with a unique number. I need to select all services linked to each valve and collect the ...
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ArcGIS 9.3.1 VBA: Unable to loop through datasets using 'ILayerGeneralProperties' when raster catalog is present

I have a simple project which involves the use of several buttons in order to make various datasets visible depending on which category is required at the time. It works fine using the popular ...
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ArcGIS - Export - Security

We use an ArcSDE 10 database. We would like to log all events to export data (ArcObject) in ArcGIS Desktop 10. Do you have an idea? a sample (ArcObject)? Thank you
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Rebuild Locator with ILocatorWorkspace2

Trying to use ArcObjects to rebuild locators in an IWorkspace, but enounter 'COMException was unhandled' error when trying to use the 'rebuildlocator' method on ILocatorWorkspace2. Here is the code I ...
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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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Does ArcEditor use ArcEngine?

If I use ESRI ArcEditor / ArcView / ArcInfo is it using ESRI ArcEngine under the hood?? I think the answer is no, but please enlighten me.
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How to improve performance on OD Cost Matrix for 200.000 origins and 1000 destinations

First of all this is my first question on this site :) And I am really happy to be within the community. I have no programmer's background therefore, I try to avoid use python scripting, however If I ...
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Subtypes in ArcGIS

I've created a subtype field in my attribute table, but now I want to change the codes. How do I do that? ArcCatalog doesn't enable editing my subtype. Thanks for help.
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raster in TOC to geotiff on disk in ArcPy

I am really hoping that someone out there who knows a bit about ArcPy in ArcGIS10 can help me out. I am attempting to automate some work w/ netcdf files. Basically, I am able to automate the creation ...
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Calculating distance from points to nearest “eastern” polygon

I am using ArcGIS 10, and trying to do the following: I have a layer file of points (industrial facilities), and I would like to calculate the distance from each point to the nearest "eastern" ...