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CalculateDefaultGridIndex

Has anyone found that using CalculateDefaultGridIndex in arcGIS9.3 does not return the ';' delimited string suggested in the documentation?
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ArcGis Engine, select object(s) by mouse

I've got a standalone program using ArcGis Engine, showing a map on the screen like this: AxMapControl _mapControl; AxToolbarControl _toolbarControl; // in constructor: _mapControl = new ...
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Accessing PAT,NAT of coverages using arcobjects

I want to access the polygon attribute table (PAT) and node attribute table (NAT) of an arcgis coverage using arcobjects VBA, is this possible?
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Using python lookup table to compare records with existing geodatabases

I am trying to use python to look through an access table containing facilities that need to have geodatabases with geodatabases that already exist in order to generate a list of facility geodatabases ...
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Buffer in ArcGIS v. ArcINFO 9.3

I have ArcGIS 9.3 and my question is regarding Buffering. Is that only allowed in ArcINFO or is there a way to use a buffer in ArcGIS?
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Call FWTools (ogr2ogr) from ArcGIS python script

In ArcGIS, I want to use a Python script (and a standard ArcGIS script tool UI) to call functionality from FWTools. How would I make the call to FWTools? I tried using ...
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.rul topology rule

How can I create *.rul*file for topology in ArcGIS?
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How do I create a quick test/demo app with ArcGIS Mobile

We are trying to do a quick evaluation of ArcGIS Mobile 10 on Windows. Part of that is determining whether we can load online maps (like arcgisserveronline for example) and what the ...
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How to Georeference 2.5D or Birds Eye View models or Buildings?

I am working on 2.5D mapping.So I don't know how to georeference Birds Eye Viewor 2.5D view buildings.If you did not understand then open http://www.youcity.com there you will find 2.5D buildings.If ...
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ArcGIS: Can I modify an existing edit tool to make a new tool?

I want to create versions of the edit tools that will add a parallel, offset segment each time I add a segment regularly. Is it possible to put a wrapper around the existing tools? Or otherwise add to ...
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ArcObjects ITextSymbol.GetTextSize in Python revisited: usage with StartDrawing and FinishDrawing methods

I am using ArcGIS 10.0/ArcObjects and Python 2.6. I am trying to get the usage of the ITextSymbol.GetTextSize method correct. The syntax, as established in an earlier question, is: dblx, dbly = ...
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GGeoXml error with Arcgis extension for google maps api

I'm using the ArcGis google maps extension. I've created a simple page based on the esri example here... I have successfully buffered a polyline, however, when I create a query and execute the ...
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Visual Basic Error while Creating a new UIButtonControl

I am trying to add a new form that a programmer sent me for a specific UIButtonControl. When I import the form into Visual Basic following the steps they sent me, it imports the form as a module ...
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How do I set up the ArcGIS Viewer for Flex?

I am still a newbie at the Flex Viewer; I have been using the Out of the Box Web Application for Server 10.0. I tried to put a simple service as an additional basemap (I also tried it as an additional ...
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How can i figure out what Geoprocessing Tool is selected in ArcMap? (ArcMap 10)

I am working on an arcobjects extension, that basically provides universal batch / task scheduling for the geoprocessing tools (similar to ERDAS's Batch/Scheduling System), the project is 99.9% ...
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What is the modern equivalent to ArcInfo CLEAN?

What is the arcgis equivalent to the Arcinfo Workstation CLEAN command? Or perhaps better rephrased as, how does one clean topology without installing arcinfo workstation? Assume an arcinfo license ...
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I have several layers (polylines and polygons) that are of the same area but they don't overlap in ArcMap as they should, what do I do?

For my GIS project for my class, I have downloaded several vector layers from different websites (polyline of the continental divide, a boundary polygon of New Mexico, a rivers and water bodies layer ...
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Network Analyst hierarchy routing issues. (ArcMap)

My friend and I have created a walking network. We created a network without a hierarchy evaluation and the routing worked fine, but when we added a hierarchy to the equation many routes won't solve. ...
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Is it possible to some how find out which feature is identified on ArcMap document, using arcpy and then read the attributes of the feature?

I have to find out which feature is identified on the map, thus subsequently read the attributes of the feature, and then do some logic to plot a time series graph. Is it possible to find out which ...
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Toolbox tool - IGPParameterEdit3 to browse for file

I'm trying to implement a custom Toolbox tool in ArcGIS, and am trying to setup a custom GPParameter that will take a file type with a specific extension. I know that DEFileType is available and will ...
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Create a report wizard fails in ArcGIS 10 (win7 x64) - but works in ArcGIS 10 (winxp 32bit)

The report creation wizard will not launch for me when I try accessing it from both the View menu and from an attribute table. I am able to open a saved report template though. This seems like it is ...
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For every point, distance to nearest polygon of type X?

In ArcGIS how might one calculate as an attribute value the distance to the nearest polygon of type X? Say we have a point layer of wildlife observations and we want to know how far each of them is ...
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Run a python script every time the page is changed in Data Driven Pages? (ArcGIS 10)

I'm setting up a Data Driven Pages mapbook mxd for a series of parking locations. I have dynamic text that updates according to the current map sheet, but I also have text that needs to update using a ...
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Running ArcGIS 10 Python script on a unix server - is it possible?

I've written some python scrips that use the ArcPy module to do some pretty intensive processing. I'd like to be able to run these on the fast unix server we have in our department so that I don't ...
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Is there any way to perform spatial filter on multiple layers together?

I have a scenario where a featureclass[Child Version] is queried for some overlapping features on [SDE.DEFAULT] Version using ISpatialFilter, After getting few result, these features are looped and ...
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How can I access a raster dataset's attribute table?

I need to loop through the rows in the raster attribute table and add a date for each row. Thanks,
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ArcGIS Engine License Switch

Is it possible to change to a "higher-level" license after a license has already been checked out in ArcGIS Engine? Old posts in ESRI forums seem to indicate that this is not possible, but I'm ...
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Developing ArcPad 10 forms with Visual Studio

I have been trying to develop solutions with ArcPad 10 Studio for a while now and finding it restrictive. I would like to use the Visual Studio environment to develop ArcPad 10 solutions (form ...
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unique value symbolize layers from a lookup table

I need to create a large number of Arcmap layer files (v9.3 or 10), perhaps a hundred, from lookup tables. I don't have to set the symbol patch itself, that can be random, but I do need the value and ...
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How do I access MPS Atlas from python in ArcGIS 10?

I'm having trouble finding documentation on accessing MPS Atlas features using python in ArcGIS 10. I need to be able to modify dataframe manager properties, swap map sheets, etc. Is it part of ...