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Clip data frame using “Outline of Selected graphic(s)”

I did a subtraction of a data frame in ArcGIS using the following steps. I prepared a layout in ArcGIS. There is a lot of empty space at the top of layout page. So I want to remove this space. I used ...
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Difference between Identify task & Attribute Info in ArcGIS Java Script API (ver. 2.x & 3.x)

I am little bit confuse in between Identify task and attribute info task. According to research, both are displaying attribute information Interestingly if one point contains multiple attribute ...
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How to recode bands in which max value occur?

I have 2 raster images; ras1 (an image with max value) and ras2 (an image with 5 bands). Basically. ras1 image extracted from ras2 images. I'd like to find bands from ras2 in which max value occur and ...
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Negative values in Flex app

I have a contractor working for me on a Flex application. He retrieves recordset for a intersect query from the web service published in house. But he is getting some ids as negative random number ...
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Simplifying polygons made from binary rasters

I'm using MaxEnt to produce a species presence / absence raster layer. It works fine but I have to choose a cut off point for what constitutes presence or absence. As a result I end up with a lot of ...
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How to add field attribute values from line features to polygon features they pass through using Python?

I have a set of polygons and I want to add a field with the name of the streets (from another feature class of streets) that are within each polygon. Using Select Features by Location, I select ...
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How to render features with different symbols depending on in memory data?

We are developing a complex ArcMap extension software which contains class extensions, a workspace extension and some ArcMap extensions. The purpose of the software is to link our existing management ...
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Working with legend patches/symbology in ArcGIS

I am working with a legend in a map from ArcGIS 10.1. The map is used as a template and will be used many times to create different maps. The legend is used to show a soil type and its descriptor: ...
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What are the requirements for developing with ArcGIS for Android?

I want to develop a GIS application based on the ArcGIS for Android SDK. I want to inform my client about the hardware and software he needs to run this project after building it. Please help me if ...
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Is it possible to add arcgis-server services or ArcSDE datasets to Tilemill

Our web design department wants to use mapbox/tilemill to create webmaps for our public websites, but all our data is made available through ArcGIS-server or ArcSDE. Is there some way to use these ...
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How to change the symbology of the layer with python script in ArcGIS ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change Symbology of layers from within ArcMap I need to write a script to change the symbology of the layer. I've read all the topics about symbology in ArcGIS-help and ...
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How to transfer data and replica information from a file geodatabase to ArcSDE?

I've got an arcgis 10.1 file geodatabase that contains a number of featureclasses and a number of one-way child replicas. Is there any tool that I can use to transfer the data and replica information ...
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How to add a ITable (Table object) to the current map (or document)?

I created an in-memory results ITable and I need to add it to the current ArcMap document/map to see the generated data. How can I do it?
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ArcGIS - How to remove additional symbols on single points?

I have problems with a point data layer in ArcGIS (9.3). An additional symbol has appeared on some of the points within the layer which were recently created and checked-in from ArcPad. This ...
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How to prepare layout to print multiple images on a page using Arcgis?

I want to print multiple images on a layout page with legends. All image are the same size and same georeferencing. How should I prepare it? Thanks a lot
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ArcMap: Not scaling and/or rotating when exporting a map

I am writing a console application using ArcGIS (engine or desktop). I'm trying to rotate and scale a map based on a polygon, and I'm not having any luck at all. With some tinkering, I can usually do ...
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How to convert ArcMap *.shp to MapInfo *.tab file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool for converting .shp file to .tab file? I have files in ArcGIS format, I want to export some layers to Mapinfo files as tab file
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How to List field name aliases in ONE shapefile/layer using ArcPy?

I want to use arcpy/python to print out a list of all the field name aliases for a specified shapefile. So far I have been able to hack a script I found to list all the field name aliases associated ...
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Generate straight lines between river confluences

I have the shapefile containing polylines that represent the river. I need to draw generalized straight line approximations of stream lines. River lines have the following attributes: river_id is ...
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How to analyze census data and display on map (shape file) in ArcGIS

first time on this part of Stack Exchange world. I'm hoping you guys can give me an idea on how to start. I basically have all this shape files representing a country, states of that country or ...
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How to create feature dataset by pgAdmin(postgres) that can by use in sde conection?

How to create feature dateset in postgres(pgAdmin) that can by use in sde conection (arcgis)?
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Upgrading ArcGIS JSAPI 2.x to 3.x & getting different errors

I have few data in which ArcGIS Java Script version 2.6 and 2.8 is used & I am upgrading it to ver.3.0/3.1 and getting different errors like (Store error,Map display is blank etc.) I searched on ...
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Merge separate features into single feature in a shapefile programmatically

I have a shapefile in which some features shares same values for all the attributes. I can merge them manually by going into edit session and, selecting features to be merged, and then using merge ...
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LASToMultiPoint_3d

Trying to use the arcgis python command LAStoMultipoint_3d as seen here. I'm running the code snippet against one of my LAS files. It creates a .shp, sbx, shp.xml, shx and dbf file. However, the ...
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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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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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How can I prevent label text from overlapping in ArcGIS 10.1?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 Desktop of Home Use (ArcInfo license I believe), I'm getting results like this using the included Maplex labelling engine: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/1282990/Clipboard01%20%282%29.jpg ...
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Creating new shapefile based on its attributes with python

I have a shapefile which has an attribute year. I used to generally copy and paste these features in the dataframe and then using the definition query just show polygons which were established before ...
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Vector Analysis: Determining area of county land mass without water features

Here are the layers that I have: State / Province polygon file (With Area Field) County / Ward polygon (with no area field), but all the polygons are within the state boundaries Water ways for the ...
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Make selected polygon a different color without covering everything

Working in ArcGIS 9.3 I'm selecting polygons by attributes and trying to have the selection show up as a light yellow. I set the selection color to the light yellow and it's the 'lowest/last' layer ...
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How to align two rasters of exact same cell size, extent in ArcGIS 10?

I have two raster datasets. One is already georeferenced. The second one is not georeferenced but should have the exact same extent and cell size as the first one. It is supposed to exactly overlap ...
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Can ArcGIS and OSGeo4W share the same python install?

I don't like unnecessary duplication. Is it possible to install python only once and have both ArcGIS and OSGeo4W use it?
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How to make Field Value constant size(length) by appending zeros towards the end?

I have been racking my brain, but I can't seem to find a solution to appending my field values in my .dbf to correspond with the values of my feature's attribute table. All I need to do is to append ...
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How to display unique records in combo-box in ArcGIs Java Script API ver 3.0/3.1?

I am displaying almost 9000 records by four type (A,B,C & D) in which I am displaying records using combo-box. Each record is classified by "ctype" ( A or B or C or D) so I am putting this in ...
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Simplest way to share map and data with ArcGIS 10.x and 9.x users

What is the simplest way to share a map and data with both ArcGIS 10.0 and 9.3 users, portably? This question could be rephrased as "Instead of waiting for Esri to (maybe) implement backwards ...
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Should I use thread lock when implementing Enabled void in ArcGis Command?

I've noticed that that ArcGis Commands are activated asynchronously. So I supposed that there is a chance to corrupt memory without using thread locks when overriding Enabled void of custom ArcGis ...
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How to remove redundant points

We basically have points table including vehicle routes.In huge traffic conditions,devices collecting data on route may output redundant points where at any coordinate same points may repeat.We can ...
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Where can I obtain 3D roadside features for UK?

I am doing some work on sight distances and I need a map or whatever of the UK that contains roadside features (road signs, trees etc) as well as the road features(road centreline etc) so i can ...
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How can I reduce the size of my file geodatadase?

We're using file geodatabase for tax mapping. we save building photos and there are 6000 buildings. The size of this data 2GB. So loading the data takes a lot of time we are not unable to do work ...
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How to change the datasource with python?

How do I change the datasource of all layers in a map document using arcpy and python
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FEMA LOMA Data Availability?

Does anybody know where there might be some good/current FEMA data? I am interested specifically in the LOMA data for Florida. I have found a WMS Service that is hosted by FEMA but I'm having trouble ...
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How to recategorize features in GRASS by geometry, like the ArcGIS Sort tool?

The ArcGIS Sort tool creates a new feature class with features sorted by geometry. For example, it can number features IDs from north to south, etc. Is there a way to renumber the cat field in a GRASS ...
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Merging OD Cost Distance Matrix result (ArcGIS 10 Network Analyst)

I've created small python script that calculates OD matrix between certain locations, i.e. not between each origin and destination but for each origin I have a set of destinations that I want to ...
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How to create polygon from xy data?

I have huge number of x and y data . these are left longitude,right longitude,buttom latitude and up latitude. each row is an extent of a polygon.i'd like to create a polygon using these data without ...
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Upgrading custom Java script tool (ver. 1.3 to 3.1 ) for ArcGIS Java Script API and getting an error

I have found useful tool here (All US States and counties on combo-box) its using Java script API 1.3 version. I have downloaded the tool and trying use but its gives an store error (using version ...
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How to extract most probable flow line from multiple lines?

I have to apply uncertainty principle to computing flow accumulation using Monte Carlo method. I generate raster with random numbers which represents mistakes in creating DEM. Then I apply those ...
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How to create adjacency matrix of topology graph of arc map for shortest path?

I have created a topology graph of a polygon feature and I want to find the individual FIDS of the lines of the polygon. I want to construct an adjacency matrix to create the shortest path. How can I ...
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Why does Raster Calculator return GRID ERROR-Unable to open the input grid: 1+FLOATC:\document…?

I'm calculating Simple Ratio (SR) from NDVI using Raster calculator in Arcgis. Here is expression I wrote in Raster calculator. SR=(1+float[NDVI_apr.tif])/(1-float[NDVI_apr.tif]) But when I evaluate ...
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Prompting Dialogue Box to Have User Enter Information? Without ArcGIS Engine maybe?

Working with the ArcGIS family v10.1 on Windows 7. So, I have this vision for a GIS project that does the following: User opens up ArcGIS Explorer (ideally) or ArcMap (still fine), or I guess even ...
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Integrating ArcGIS Online Web map to my Java script file(test.html)

Is it possible to integrate ArcGIS Online web map to my java script API?? I check the samples but in which only web map is added..I have few layers in .html file (Like feature,dynamic etc. and I want ...