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Having trouble setting up Eclipse for ArcGIS 10.0 Java development

I'm trying to setup Eclipse for ArcGIS development. I've been reading for days and weeks through the documentation and through the forums here and elsewhere. It seems that no one has this same ...
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Exporting to KML

I'm attempting to export a series of points that cover the continental U.S. as well as some of it's territories to KML. When I export to KML and open it in Google Earth, the data loads in, what seems ...
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Georeference information stored in tfwx (from ArcGIS). Is it possible to see the georeference in QGIS?

I have georeferenced some images (ArcGIS -> Update Georeferencing) which creates a *.tfwx file with the new parameters for georeferencing. I renamed it to *.tfw but QGIS is not able to read the ...
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Distribute gridded data to corresponding subbasin boundaries

I have one ArcGIS shapefile of my river basin consisting of many subbasin. Another shapefile showing the location of gridded points over the whole basin (Its latitude and longitude are used as file ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 split a polygon into quadrants?

I have a Alberta province (Canada) section polygon shapefile in GCS_NAD83 with 255,000 polygons. I like to split each section into 4 equal quadrants (NW, NE, SW, SE) The Alberta province has ...
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Using an InfoWindow with a Feature Layer and a DialogWindowBase

I need to have an infoWindow that displays the Outfields of a FeatureLayer. The infoWindow is popping up, but it is popping up no matter where you click on the map and it does not contain any of the ...
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How to use python to export ArcGIS Server Map Service Properties?

What arcpy module can I use to write a python script to mine for fields of my map service properties and export them to a .tx file? I assume we need to tap into GIS Servers within the ArcCatalog ...
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How to invert a Buffer(get the inside of a ring buffer)?

I have a line layer of a road network around which I create a buffer zone of 1000 m with Analysis Tools>Proximity>Buffer. But I am interested in the areas outside the buffer zone, and not the buffer ...
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What is the difference between “Publish a service ” and “Save the service defination file” in ArcGIS Server 10.1?

I have published few map services in which I directly publish on server and for remaining services I have created service definition file. All services are working fine but what exactly difference ...
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Error while placing labels within polygons using ArcGIS JS API and a external Geometry Service

I have published in my ArcGIS server a map service with a table containing the polygons of all countries on Earth. So this table contains more than 200 rows and the geometry field is of type type: ...
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Convert map to use space oblique mercator projection

I have a map document in ArcMAP which I want to convert to using Space oblique mercator projection, but not sure if ArcMap supports it. Any hints on how to achieve this? thanks!
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How to determine if trees within forest gaps are clustered?

The attached dataset shows approximately 6000 saplings in approximately 50 variable sized forest gaps. I am interested in learning how these saplings are growing within their respective gaps (i.e. ...
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Is it possible to add a field to ArcGIS Map Service without feature access?

I have published a mapservice without feature access on a remote machine only with a file geodatabase (shapefile on the disk). Because of limits of authority to create a spatial database(don't have ...
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Common class range for different attributes in a same polygon shapefile

I have a polygon shapefile which has population attributes pop90,pop91 and so on for 10 years. They have different minimum and maximum value for each of the years. Now I need to do classification for ...
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Counting number of overlayed points in line feature ArcGIS 9.3

I created a polyline representing a road using GPS points. then I have another set of data of random GPS co-ordinates which i have to overlay on that polyline(Road). I am trying to calculate how many ...
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How to batch rename feature datasets and then rename feature classes based on the new dataset name?

I need to create a python script (or model) that would first rename all the feature datasets in a gdb. The feature dataset is in a set format and I need to change the prefix of the dataset. For ...
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Problem with raster calculator [closed]

When working with raster calculator there is an error 000539? The program failed to create a common raster map. I don't know what to do. I did the same in school without any problems. But now, on my ...
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How to create an Shapefile on ArcGIS Server side?

I am developing a script which gets an JSON array with point coordinates. This array is encoded to a python dictionary. From this I filter all points (latitude and longitude) and an ID. This ...
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How to set page size in Arcpy?

It is possible to set Page size in arcpy, i'm looking for any tricky way to set the page size, using pure python or Arcpy. Thanks in advance
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how to use a particular output from previous code in my next code in matlab [closed]

I have written a code in matlab and there are several outputs. I have to use only one of the output(containing latitude, longitude, and one parameter) of these several outputs in my next code. Can ...
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Auto-update the map service & REST in ArcGIS server 10.1

I have one map service which is updating per day so I need to manually overwrite the service in ArcGIS 10.1 In previous versions 10.0 its very easy..just update the .mxd then REST will be auto ...
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How to validate Personal Geodatabase against XML schema?

Is their any tool in arcgis model builder which can validate a personal geodatabase and a XML schema to give out an report saying if the gdb is validated or not ...
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How to shade or add grey overlay to non-selected features in ArcGIS JS API?

I have an application showing cadastral parcels. When a parcel is clicked, the applications makes zoom to the extent of this feature and prepares a floating pane where it is possible to load some ...
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder with a “While” Iterator

I am struggling to get the ArcGIS ModelBuilder "While" Iterator to work as I would expect it. I have a hunch it's user error, but even reading the help hasn't seemed to get it working for me. I have ...
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Displaying information on a map using an InfoWindow

I am wanting to display information in an InfoWindow when the user clicks on a point on the map. I have implemented the InfoWindow in XAML, but I do not understand the code behind it. Any information ...
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Stats on individual grid points nearest neighbours

First, thank you for this extremely useful and easy-to-access forum! I have shp of points where each point is the centroid of the individual cells of a 1*1km grid (~ 500 000 points). For each of ...
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Query Layer with user-defined (dynamic) parameters in ArcGIS 10.1

I have prepared and published with ArcMap 10.1 to my ArcGIS Server a Query Layer to access some information in my database. My output map represents the European Union states and using annotations, ...
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How to Edit custom help in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have created a model in ArcGIS model-builder with a certain number of layers specified as parameters. When I launch the model from the tool-box, I would like to edit the information in the right ...
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How can i identify this error? Must not connect point more than one line feature

I have attached an example image to show the problem: This is electrical network data sigle service point to connect more than one Service pole. Is it available any topology rules? I would like some ...
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GeoTiff convert to PNG with transparency

I need to convert a GeoTIFF image to PNG format with "NoData" pixels in the original image being transparent in the output. Is there any tool particularly in ArcGIS ArcToolbox or GDAL for this ...
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What geometric attributes do polygons possess, and how can these be used to filter features?

Given a polygon featureclass containing many polygons of different sizes and shapes, which geometric attributes (area, perimeter, etc) could be used to filter the polygons? It's probably best to ask ...
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How to zoom to feature when clicking on drop-down list box item with ArcGIS JS API?

I am developing a web application with ArcGIS JS Api that is similar to this smart campus: UCSB Interactive Campus Map. Here, in the Building drop down list box, you can select a building, and the ...
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Python Development Project - Team working

We have a development project in Python (ArcGIS 10). This project involves a mixture of toolboxes, map templates, layer files, file geodatabase templates (acting as templates being imported into a ...
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Build Polygons from Polylines

I have to build the polygons from some polylines it is an area like a main land(with some boundaries) and some islands around it,islands are building polygons and main land is missing,when i have ...
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How to select several disseminate features with ArcGIS JS API?

I have a cadastral map similar to this one from an ArcGIS Javascript API example: Cadastral map What I would like to do is selecting several parcels clicking on them and show the information related ...
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merge polygon in ArcGIS

I have 300 polygons in a single Shape file, I want merge some polygons together, when I merge two polygons the attribute does not come total count of two polygons, What I need is, when I merge two ...
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Creation of 3d terrain from real data [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 3d terrain from data in postgres I am pretty new to spatial database and 3D data. I have a project where i have to create a 3d terrain from data being taken by me by a ...
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How to show a geoTiff on an iOS application?

I'm developing an iOS application that will use offline maps. These maps are on GeoTiff format but I don't know how to do it. I've found this question: How to display a GeoTIFF on mapView but it uses ...
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Feature Layer is not showing the points on the map

I have a simple feature layer. The points will show up if I put the URL in a DynamicMapServiceLayer, but I need to use maptips, so that will not work. Below is my relevant XAML. If you need anymore ...
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How do I take out a comma from combined fields which should be null?

I have Drivers License as one field and State as the other and there are to be combined and formatted as Drivers License, State. How do I handle records that do not have either a Drivers License or ...
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Working around the raster calculator in ModelBuilder - ArcGIS

I am experiencing a problem with the raster calculator in the Model Builder under ArcMap 10. I need to combine two layers: a drainage map (issued from a series of previous operations on a DEM) and a ...
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Looking for a fine U.S. Latitude and Longitude grid (0.25, 0.5 degree)

There is a global latitude and longitude grid data available at 1 degree resolution and higher (http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=f11bcdc5d484400fa926dcce68de3df7). Is anyone aware of a finer ...
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Use model builder to select layers by attributes, dissolve them and then merge them

StackExchange team, I would like to reclassify polygons, I want to combine smaller polygons into bigger polygons based on their ID (each polygon has a unique ID). I want to regroup ~800 polygons into ...