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Time-aware layers WCS Service

I am currently developing an application that requires to display raster images over a period of time (I'm looking how Hurrican Sandy progressed). While investigating, people have suggested that I ...
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How to stack rasters for ecological analysis?

The attached image shows two different forest openings. Each opening has the following layers associated with it: Point shapefile 1 = A red X which represent a large "legacy" tree in the gap Point ...
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How to get max value from 3 vector files?

I'd like to know how to the get max value from 3 vector files. Originally, the vector file are interpolated images. (First, point data are interpolated into surface data by IDW method and then ...
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Error code 500 at REST Endpoint of published geoprocessing service - Problem with output parameter type?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 (Server and Desktop) I've been trying to publish a geoprocessing service based on a python script I wrote. Of course, it all works flawlessly from ArcGIS Desktop but I run into all ...
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convert a dbf into a raster image using python? work around for arcpy

ArcGIS' arcpy does not have a function to add a table to a layout. I was thinking that maybe taking that table (e.g. a dbf), there may be some python script command to turn it into a raster (e.g. do ...
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Problem with Extend Line tool in Arcpy

I have a problem with Extend Line tool in Arcpy, it cannot extend some lines, i tried to get around by erasing the edges of lines that i want to extend without failure, but despite this some fewer ...
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Print Map as Tiles in QGIS or using any software.?

i need to print a detailed map, on a street level zoom of Metro Manila. i figured to do this i need to download map tiles, but that will be a breach on map usage in OSM. then i found this website, ...
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British National Grids projection does not add Ordinance Survey grids to shapefile

I have created a shapefile in ArcCatalog by right-clicking the folder I want it in, then selecting new, then shapefile, then changing the type to "polygon", and using the British National Grids under ...
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Reproduce raster with the same extent, and the same number of columns and rows

I have two raster A and B. A and B have the same grid size but different extent. How can I make A has the same number of columns and rows, as well as the spatial extent of B?
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How to parse serial date in ArcGIS?

I have imported a shapefile that contains a serial date number that looks like this: 41256.260799. I would like to create a new field that shows only the hour and second like this: 06:33. I've tried ...
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How can I keep the color of the shape file in arc constantly?

I am using arc gis 9.3 when I use a color for the shape file it changes everytime when I close and open the arc map so how I can constantly keep the color of the shape file that I work with
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Ternary Legends - how to represent in Arc

I've got a composite image built up from Red Green and Blue composite colours. Each channel represents the differing concentration of a different variable in each location - with 0 being the lowest ...
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how to create Basic DEM file with flat geometry in ArcGIS 9.3?

I want to create a basic DEM file in .ascii format which will just be a rectangular grid and with no slope i.e same elevation at every cell. Please provide information on how to achieve this. I am ...
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How to publish maps to web with no programming required?

I am new to GIS web development. I do not have any programming background and I want all the maps that I design in GIS (shapefiles, using ArcGIS 9.3) to be published on the web. Please tell me the ...
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How to implement bivariate Ripley's K function in ArcGIS 10?

The attached image shows a forest gap with red pine represented as circles and white pine represented as crosses. I am interested in determining if there is a positive or negative association between ...
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How to detect densely labelled areas?

I'm trying to detect densely labelled areas for a given scale like explained below. so dense labelled area is the area having high rate of overlapping labels. I'd like to detect densely labelled ...
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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 join a File Geodatabase table with only one record of Feature Class

I've a Geodatabase containing a Featureclass and some File Geodatabase Tables. Each File Geodatabase Table is actully about the only one record of a featurClass. Can We Join these File Geodatabase ...
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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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How can I merge the attribute tables from feature classes into a single table, easily?

I have a large number (approx. 1,100) polygon feature classes. What I would like to do is to merge the attribute tables from each of these feature classes into a single table, in the simplest and ...
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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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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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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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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 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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How to remove empty classes from legend in Arcgis

I have a classification image with only 12 classes. I'm preparing layout using this image. when I add legend into layout page, a lot of empty classes loaded together with these 12 classes. Totally 255 ...
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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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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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Are there any rules of thumb for the neighborhood settings in Focal Statistics?

In ArcGIS 10, users can define the neighborhood in the Focal statistics tool. The moving window shape can be set to any of the following: Wedge, annulus, circle, rectangle, irregular, and weight. ...
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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 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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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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The role of '#' in a python 'if':

I recently exported an ArcGIS model to python and was reviewing the script and am confused by the following line: if TRU_W_DatableFeatures == '#' or not TRU_W_DatableFeatures: I can't seem to find ...
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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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Field Calculator VB Script Codeblock IF statement syntax is wrong

I can't figure out why the syntax is wrong in Field Calculator ArcMap 10. The complete codeblock is Dim CapitalDia As Number Dim TwagDia As Number Dim X As Number CapitalDia = [New_Pipe_S] TwagDia ...
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How to improve the speed of Export to PDF?

I am working with the Fire Station Wall Map template in ArcGIS 10.1. My export to PDF is taking upwards of 30-45 minutes. Using the default PDF settings in the export menu. My map is 60" x 36" so ...
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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 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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Where can I find the freeware ST-Links PgMap?

I am trying to connect to a PostGIS database from ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1 Some web-searching suggested that zigGIS would be useful. Unfortunately zigGIS has reached the end of life, and the author of ...
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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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How to create polyline of varying distance from origin point using azimuth?

I am looking for a Python script that does the following: Uses a point (from a point shapefile) as the origin. Creates about 3 km line from point Based on an azimuth provided in the original point ...
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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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How do I reach a layer inside a GroupLayer?

I am having problems in ArcObjects. I am struggling to get to the individual (feature-)layers inside a GroupLayer. Does anyone know how to do that ?
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How to combine data from overlapping polygons?

Here's what I'm working with: Shape file of the current 32 Congressional districts for all states Shape file of the tract boundaries for Texas A DBF format table of Hispanic counts and proportions ...
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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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How to create a multimodal network?

How to add waterways and railroads without turn restrictions into the previously created street network dataset with turn restrictions, in order to create a multimodal network? For a university ...
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How to create a centerline from polygon in Arcgis 10 [duplicate]

In Network Analyst, I want to create a center line from a road polygon layer of an area for shortest path creation. How do I do this in ArcGIS 10?
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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 ...