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Extract values to point - values not being extracted

I have a single band raster. When I use the information select tool I can see pixel values. I also have a shape file made up of points sitting over the raster. I want to extract the pixel values from ...
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ArcMap tool for deleting polygon with C#

I need to create custom tool for ArcMap, which would let the user delete polygons by mouse clicks. I am pretty new in this thing, so how can I retrieve a selected polygon so I could delete it? Plus do ...
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Is it possible to export a XSD from a GML

I want to export a XSD from a GML. I already have the GML and I want to export a XSD that fits the GML For an ETL tool we've programmed, people have to deliver a GML, XML and XSD. Those people ...
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one mxd per region or many mxd's per map

I am working somewhere where they insist on using one mxd per region, in this mxd there is every layer required to make maps (about 10 per region). I find it tedious because you have to turn layers on ...
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Why ArcMap.Application.Document is null on run?

Why ArcMap.Application.Document is null on run? There is my addin. It consist of tool and docWindow. DocWindow opens when tool is selected. When I run ArcMap with selected myTool and opened window, ...
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Unable to Drag to rearrange layer drawing order in Table of Contents of ArcMap?

I'm new to working in ArcMap, but I seem to have a very small issue. I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 on Windows 7 Ultimate and for some reason, I can't rearrange the layers I'm working with in the table of ...
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Create an equidistant grid in ArcGIS?

I am newbie at GIS, however, I need to create this grid with equidistant boxes similar to graph paper such that these can show approximate distance around different types of places. How do I do it? ...
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Finding a point inside a polygon based on maximum value of a specific field

I have a Polygon Shapefile that represents US counties and a Point Shapefile that represents hospitals. The hospital attributes table includes fields like "Number of Beds", "Number of Patients" and ...
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How to query all layers in ArcMap and get access to them by name or index?

I have next issue: I have ArcMap with tons of layers. Some of these layers may contain another layers with data (aka Composite layers) or they don't. The depth of composite layers in unknown. I need ...
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Creating polygons using exact measurements? [closed]

How do I create a polygon using the exact measurements (in metres) in ArcMap 10.2?
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Is it possible to label a postgis Query Layer in ArcMap?

I've created a PostGIS query layer and I can't label it. I'm trying to work out if I'm dealing with a bug that I can't workaround, a bug that I can workaround, or if it is operator error. After ...
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Labels aren't displayed for layers inside a group

I'm using a python script to create an empty group layer in the current map document, add some layers to this group and update their symbology from an existing .lyr file. I also want to to turn on ...
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Copying XY to clipboard using Python Add-In (ArcMap)

I am trying to create a simple tool to copy XY from where i click the mouse button. What i have done already is: create add-in files using Python Add-In Wizard create toolbar and tool inside it in ...
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How to enable/check ArcGIS Runtime option using ArcObjects?

I want to enable ArcMap/Customize/ArcMap Options/sharing/ enable ArcGis runtime. How do I do that programatically? I can actually call ArcMap options wizard using ICommandItem and UID but I ...
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Generating Canal on DEM using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to generate a canal going from point A to B with a given slope. The canal should be on the underlying DEM. Is there any way to do this with the tools in ArcGIS 10 or do I have to do it ...
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How to group tools within a Python toolbox in ArcMap 10.2

I have created a simple Python toolbox at work for use in ArcMap 10.2. It is used by multiple members of staff so I'm hoping to make it as simple to use as possible. It currently only contains two ...
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Change sde connection parameters with ArcPy

I know you can create a database connection with Arcpy using the CreateDatabaseConnection_management function. I am wondering if anyone knows a way in which to change the parameters of that file. ...
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Stitch Bathymetry and DEM data together in ArcMap

I have a question and I would appreciate it if anyone can help me. I have a DEM built from Lidar data and bathymetry survey points for a river which flows on the DEM surface. As you know, Lidar ...
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arcmap buffer geoprocessing range error

When I tried to create a buffer layer around a polyline layer. But I got the error as follows: The input was outside a +-360 longitude range or outside +-90 latitude. The input is : ...
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How to preserve the order of fields when exporting a table from ArcMap?

ArcMap allows you to re-order fields in an attribute table, by dragging+dropping either within the layer's > Properties > Fields tab, or within the Table window. However, the order of the fields ...
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How to clearly display a huge shapefile with many point features?

I have two vector shapefiles, each with 54,000 features. When it's zoomed in on a small region, I can clearly see the feature colors: but as I zoom out, this is what I get: Any suggestions on ...
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Navitel File Security

I worked for years to create a navigation map full of POIs... Is my file safe as .nm3 File? OR there is a way to edit it.+ If yes how can I make my file more secure.Thanks.
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Select by Attribute within a specific area (using Select by Location?)

I have a map with four layers. Two of these layers cover an entire state, and the other two focus on the area I'm actually interested in within the state. I'm trying to Select by Attribute with one ...
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How to see whether a set of postcodes have a typical distribution to the whole postcode population of UK?

For my dissertation I have a dataset of postcodes of 9984 that I am converting to coordinates atm. I looking to find whether this dataset has a 'typical or 'atypical' spatial distribution compared ...
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Find the length of a road inside a polygon and a buffer

I'm a bit new to ArcMap but know the basics. I have to find the lenght of roads(lines) innside my polgon and the buffer innside the polygon and the area the buffer is created around. have one layer ...
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How to delete last part of a string starting from the 1st non numeric character? [closed]

I'm looking for a Python or VB statement to remove the last part of a string, starting where the 1st non Numeric character appears, using the Field Calculator in ArcMap 10. Here's an example of what ...
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How to Calculate the average value near a point

I am new to ArcGIS ArcMap. I want to calculate the average value of one point ( layer flowline ). This could be done using the value of the point and the values of the four neighbor points ( raster ), ...
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Scale Bar Element moves when using Data Driven Pages?

I have made many mapbooks using data-driven pages. However I've encountered something strange and wanted to ask to see if anyone might know what's going on or has seen this before. I have a scale ...
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ArcMap Export PDF vs arcpy Export PDF scale differences

I'm experiencing differences from exporting features to PDF from within ArcMap and using a stand alone python program. Basically, I'm selecting a feature from a layer, zooming to the selected extent, ...
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PageLayoutObject error when exporting to a TIFF using arcpy and Python

I am having an issue when attempting to export to a TIFF in arcmap, using arcpy in Python. The full process I have scripted is as follows: Add rasters to a raster catalog panning to the raster data ...
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feature store get NullReferenceException error

I am trying to update a field value according to the selected OBJECTID. But get System.NullReferenceException error. Don't know what's wrong with the code. My code is as follows: pActiveView ...
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Breaking connecting between features (Editor tool)

I snapped a series of lines to a point (The ? symbol on the picture). Now, I am trying to unsnap them so I can connect them to their respective line I just created. My question is simple. How do I ...
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Batch enabling MapTips

In the layer properties of each layer there is an option "Show MapTips using the display expression" that is by default disabled and I would like to find out if there is a way to enable this option by ...
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Raster Calculator making incorrect calculations in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to use raster calculator (ArcMap 10.2.2.3552) to apply a poisson generalized linear model to estimate species abundances based on elevation. The outputs don't make any sense to me, and I'm ...
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How to calculate percent income change?

I've imported a shapfile of the US and set a projection. I also added an Excel spreadsheet with income data from 1995-2010. I joined the income data with shapefile based on the state_name field. What ...
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.DWG to ArcMap displays nothing [closed]

I have a .DWG (CAD dataset file) that when I bring into ArcMap 10.1, it will not display anything. I've tried converting to a shapefile and importing to geodatabase and I am not able to progress from ...
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How to find if ArcMap raised error during edit session?

I have a class extended IExtension and inside this class I catch OnCreate, OnDelete and OnChanged and OnStopEditing events of Editor object of ArcMap. However I need to know if ArcMap has raised any ...
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How to perform relational queries against an ArcSDE geodatabase using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I have a geospatial database which contains both spatial and not-spatial tables I would like to publish my data on ArcGis for server and perform both simple and spatial queries. Also, foreign key ...
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transparency in pie charts

I was able to make my pie charts in one mxd transparent, which I prefer, but I cannot replicate it. When I try to look it up it seems pie charts cant be made transparent. they are two different layers ...
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arcobjects determine when attribute dialog window closed

In arcmap, I choose to "Display the attributes dialog before storing new features" in editor options for several layers. I intend to do further development upon user closing the attribute dialog ...
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convert a *.jpg scanned from line paper map to vector data in arcgis

I want to digitize automatically old paper map that scanned to jpg . I know that it's possible to digitize it with arc-map but I can not remember how to do it.
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How do updateParameters and updateMessages Interact in a Python Toolbox?

I have been developing a Python toolbox which consists of 6 parameters. I have received immense amounts of help on this through StackExchange through the following posts: How to Determine if a Layer ...
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How can I increase ArcMap font size, I can barely read it!

I'm sure there is a simple answer out there, but how do I increase the font size in the ArcMap work windows? I am using Windows 8 on a Surface tablet. Thank you for saving my eyeballs!
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ArcGIS Pro and Delphi Development

I've been creating tools for ArcMap using Delphi through COM even though it isn't officially supported and I'd like to know if that will still be possible with ArcGIS Pro?
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Unable to edit legend in ArcGIS layout view

Somehow I can’t open the legend properties after converting it to graphic in layout view – from what I’ve read in the ArcGIS guide and online, I should be able to edit everything on the legend through ...
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Switch callout text boxes on and off?

In my ArcMap project I’ve added text to the map in callout boxes to identify certain districts. Is it possible switch these on and off like the data layers? I don't want them to show in everything I ...
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How to Determine if Layer is a Point

I have been working on a Python toolbox which contains 6 parameters. I am a little lost on all of the different data types available in ArcMap (it seems like there's hundreds of them!). However, one ...
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How to get counts from a table to produce a heatmap?

I am trying to create a heat map of doctors per zip code based on zip code. I have a table with the doctors and their zip codes, some of them repeating because there is more than one doctor per zip ...
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How to remove the no data area (sea) from a raster in arcmap?

I have some difficulties removing the no data part from a Geotif SRTM . I need to remove all sea part. Im new in arcgis and, help is appreciated. Thanks There you go Sir This is the result i ...
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How to get attributes from line-polygon where points are snapped on, into the point-layer?

I have a SQL Server spatial table with point-objects, the points are set by snapping onto a line SQL Server spatial table. so the points are georeferenced on the line. How can I get the attributes ...