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Projection issues whilst opening shapefile in ArcMap created in QGIS

I created a polygon shapefile in QGIS. Projection was saved as EPSG: 3857, WGS 84 / Pseudo Mercator. When I open this shapefile in ArcMap the projection sets itself as WGS_84_World_Mercator which I ...
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Labelling all features in ArcMap?

I am working in ArcMap 10.2.2. I have a shapefile with line features which I labeled with some vb code. The problem is when I zoom out there are labels that disappear, I have around 4000 features but ...
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Maplex does not place labels in available area in ArcMap 10.2.2

I am trying to get ArcMap 10.2.2 to place my labels where I want them using the MapLex label engine. I want to stop the labels from both overlapping other features in the same layer, and overlapping a ...
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Zoom from one feature to another in edit mode?

I have to manually edit a shapefile of a couple of hundred points. I would like a quick way to jump from one point to the next in both the attribute sense and the visual/spatial sense i.e I would ...
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ArcMap, divide eco country map in to districts and generate multiple Jpeg files

I have eco system map of a country. and I have the district map of the same country. (country is divided in to 25 districts). What I need is eco system map of each district. (maps are over-laying) I ...
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Trouble running network analyst for closest facility anaysis

I’m trying to carry out closest facility analysis in Arcmap 10.2.2 on the network analysis layer created from the OS integrated transport and urban path networks. But when I click "solve" in the ...
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Lists in field calculator in ArcMap?

Would anyone please indicate to me why this is not working. I am trying to convert all instances of '02ND' to '2ND' for example where some of the input fields (f1) are already converted and some are ...
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Join tables with duplicate values

I have two sets of data: list of parcel numbers and locations which I am interested in Address database for the county (shapefile) In dataset 2 there can be multiple instances of the same parcel ...
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How can I get the UK Land Cover 2007 25m raster data set from Digimap to work in QGIS?

I have downloaded the UK Land Cover 2007 25m raster data set from Digimap (which my university has a subscription to). I have uploaded the data into ArcMap where it works fine, with all 23 classes and ...
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How to offset dimensions in ArcGIS Desktop?

How can I offset the selected dimension (they're both perpendicular dimensions) in the image below using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, so that it isn't on top of the other dimension? I can drag it around ...
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Drawing lines showing connections between geocoordiante points

I have an ArcMap document with 100 locations plotted using their latitude and longitude values. I want to show connections between the 100 points in the graph. Essentially 100*100 = 10,000 lines. Is ...
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What is the exact need to have Arc GIS Server? [on hold]

I was looking at Esri products for NGOs, and found ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS for Server. For us, Desktop is important, as we want to get it. However, I also looked at ArcGIS Server features. We ...
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Is there any way to mass rename or import field names in Labels in Symbology?

I need to load an .avl that sets the symbology for me, but I also need to give the unique values their name, which is not what the Symbology->Category->Value Field uses, but another field in that ...
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Determine start/end points for line slope calculation [duplicate]

This is a follow up question based off of this question. I have a line feature class representing storm drains and a point feature class representing where storm drains are connected. The point ...
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Run C++ DLL in ArcMap 10.3

I've migrated a VB script that uses ArcObjects to a C++ Win32 DLL (using Visual Studio 2013). And now I would like to test my DLL by launching it from my ArcMap 10.3 installation. The problem is that ...
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Why do my raster pixels not align?

I am working in ArcMap 10.2.2. I am trying to project a NED 3m dataset from a Geographic Coordinate System to a Projected Coordinate System. The output rasters pixels do not overlap the original ...
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ArcMap doesn't execute any commands? [closed]

In both ArcGIS 10.2 and 10.3 for Desktop, on two separate computers, I have having issues executing any commands. I don't have any error messages, the small window with a 'tick' or red cross never ...
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Assertion Error with arcpy.mapping.UpdateLayer

I"m working with arcpy, where I'd like to write a script that examines the selection and if only 1 element is selected creates a buffer. I want to get the symbology from another layer, as the buffer ...
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New style and symbol with ArcMap

I a beginner with the ArcGIS platform. I would like to create a new style with ArcMap. I try with the menu : Customize -> Style Manager Style Manager : http://hpics.li/9471c73 My new style appears ...
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Embedding font into .mxd using ArcMap?

I use a custom made font for symbols on my map in ArcMap 10. Is there anyway to embed the font in the .mxd file so I don't have to distribute the font files with instructions on how to install it to ...
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Clip Raster to Polygon Grid?

I have a polygon grid file and want to clip my raster imagery to the shapes outlined by it. I am using arcmap and was wondering if there was a tool directly for this? I would like to also be able to ...
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How to use Replace Geometry to replace the selected feature with a circle

I have a polygon shapefile and I want replace every irregular polygon with a circle. I think I can do it with the Replace Geometry tool. But once the Replace Geometry tool is selected, draw a polygon ...
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How can I copy feature in ArcMap to a specified location

In ArcMap you can use the copy and paste on the standard toolbar or use the Copy Features tool on the Advanced Editing toolbar to copy the selected feature. But the former can only copy a feature to ...
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Arcmap grid index feature

I have used the Grid index feature tool to create an index grid. The label/attribution of the page names are populated in a "row" orientated manner. eg lef to right a1,a2,a3,a4,a5,a6 b1,b2,b3,b4,b5,b6 ...
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Add Geometry attributes error

I have a point shapefile on which I would like to use the "Add geometry attributes: tool in order to add x and y coordinates using a GCS that I am interested it. When I run this tool I get the runtime ...
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Extract polygons closest to/coinciding with points?

I have 2 shapefiles, a polygon and a point layer. I would like to perform an operation in which I extract the polygons that coincide or are closest to each point, and throw away the polygons which are ...
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Callout labels and Maps

I'm trying to create a set of labels that are callouts that I can move, manipulate and position around the edges of my map but is also tied to the attribute table data. Is there an extension or way ...
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simple if statement in ArcMap field calculator

I have two fields containing string variables. The first one is f and the second one is f1. I would like to create a new field and populate it with the following: if f1 is equal to f, return f1 if ...
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Editing attribute tables in ArcMap

I have a point shapefile with several fields. Among these fields is a comment field. I would like to be able to zoom into each point and add a comment into this field in real time without having to ...
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Google Street View add-in problem

I recently started having a problem with the google street view addin in ArcMap. When I press on the "Street view" icon this shuts ArcMap down entirely! it used to work fine and I have no idea what is ...
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Is there a 64-bit version of ArcMap? [closed]

32-bit ArcMap is not playing well with 64-bit AutoCAD Map
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ArcGIS 10.3 toolbar for Network Analyst in ArcGIS Pro?

I am trying to run some network analysis within 3D buildings to study handicap accessibility, best routes, emergency evacuation routes, etc. In ArcMap 10.3 there is a simple and easy to use toolbar ...
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Get links in HTML popup in ArcMap 10.2 to open in default browser instead of IE?

I have a field with a URL to a PDF. The field is used for hotlinking. When I use the hotlink tool or click on the link in the Identify window, the link opens in my default browser (Chrome), but when I ...
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Joining data of two different datasets from varying distances and integrating into one dataset in ArcGIS

I have a pointfile of some 200 electrical boxes throughout the county. While the electrical boxes are "mapped", they are done so by using township range section data, so there actual location is not ...
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GIS server export

I'm changing to a new computer, but I have a lot of GIS Server set on my ArcMAP on my old PC. Is there a way to export those and import on my new computer? Is there any document telling me how to do ...
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How to sum pixel values of a floating point raster in ArcMap?

I have a floating point raster with values from 60 up to 95 (with decimals), it has 7077 pixels of 250x250m size. Is there a way to sum all pixel values of this raster? For example, if the raster had ...
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Variable width buffers depending on surface area (Arcmap 10.1)

I know this is a pretty basic question but I couldn't find the answer myself, so here I go: I need variable buffer widths depending on the surface area of the polygon (city) size. For example: A ...
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Stacking label boxes in ArcMap label expression

Is there a way to automate getting a seperate text box for two different field names in the label expression in Arcmap? Right now I have both fieldnames stacked in the same box. Without having to ...
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Controlling layers displayed in data driven pages of ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am trying to use data driven pages to show four different pages. All of these have the same extent, so the extent of the index layer is the same in each case. What I want to do is show different ...
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Leader lines to beginning and ending of polyline using maplex

I have a polyline layer with the labels placed offset with a leader line going to the middle of the polyline. Is there some way to have a leader line go from the end of the line to the label then back ...
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Switch between test and production database in ArcMap?

I have two Oracle 11g databases, one for testing (tst.world) and one for production (prd.world). Except when I am trying out new things, they have exactly the same table structure. In ArcCatalog I ...
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Auto-refreshing triggered by changes in directory for ArcPy?

I have a directory change monitor python script which monitors any changes happened in a directory, I want to trigger Arcmap auto refreshing whenever a change has been detected (eg. a new line added ...
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Selecting new feature in attribute table of ArcMap without using mouse?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. When editing fields of a feature in an attribute table (right-click -> open attribute table with start editing enabled), is there a way to quickly select a new ...
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How can I be sure that line segments are joined at the same node?

I have received a single ArcGIS feature class which contains polyline segments. The segments appear to be joined together at their endpoints, but upon closer inspection they are not perfectly docked ...
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Search Table of Contents in MXD

This is probably a very straightforward question, but I can't see if this is at all possible. I often work with MXDs that have a large number of group layers, and would like to find a specific layer ...
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Sort related objects in Identify window of ArcMap 10.2?

I have a table Points related to a table Events. The event table contains the fields Point-ID, Event type and Year. The two tables are related to each other. If I choose a number of points with the ...
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Arc GIS Line Style have small curves [duplicate]

I'm styling a roads shapefile in ArcMAP. While styling we observed that When we zoom in the map, we see the small curves (curves are not the appropriate word for this I think) on line borders. Here ...
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Selecting Polygons based on multiple POI with radii using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a polygon layer of suburbs (with population density) and I have separate layers of POI such as hospitals, government buildings etc. What I'd like to do is give each POI a radius based on how ...
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delete unconnected polygons in a shapefile [duplicate]

I need to delete isolated polygon (green circle) from a shapefile but I do not want to delete polygon that connected with other polygon (red circle?
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Referencing CSV file in Select By Attributes SQL query?

I have 2 databases: Database 1: Point Shapefile with adress and APN (parcel numbers) as attributes. (Huge number of points, addresses for an entire metropolitan area). Database 2: CSV file with a ...