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Creating a VB.net Dataset in Visual Studio 2010 from an SDE Geodatabase

I am building an ArcMap Addin that contains several Windows Forms with controls that need to be bound to a database. I am trying to decide whether or not to use a native SQL Server Database or an SDE ...
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Lining up polygon legend patches in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have tried the properties and everything, I cant understand why my polygons are not lining up correctly in the legend. I created this legend the usual way by adding my 3 layers to the legend wizard ...
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How do I drag item/file from ArcCatalog to custom UI form created with Toolbar Add-in?

I have created a button add-in in ArcMap that pops up custom UI/Form. I want to drag and drop file from ArcCatalog into the textbox on the Form. I am able to do so with windows explorer but not from ...
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Raster loaded in ArcMap 10.2.1 not showing decimal places for value

I have an IMG format raster that I am loading into ArcMap 10.2.1. The pixel type and depth, as reported by the Source tab in Layer Properties is 32-bit floating point. The values, as reported in the ...
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ArcMap add-in (vb.net) datagridview will crash map when right click on the title part

I find the problem accidentally. In my ArcMap add-in, there is a search function which allows the user to search the geodb based on the value of a field. It works fine but today when I right click the ...
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VBA Convert decimal degree to Meters button

I have 2 data frames one which has WGS data in it and the other OSGB1936. I am trying to create a button where the user can input decimal degrees (WGS) and it will zoom them to that location in ...
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ArcMap is Corrupting my Map Templates

Yesterday ArcMap crashed and corrupted the toolbar layout of a map I used as model. No TOC, the Menu bar is on the left, ... Nothing dramatic, so I replaced them to something that is more of my ...
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How to set ArcMap 10 attribute dialog split orientation to horizontal by default

When you open ArcMap 10, and open the attribute window (editor toolbar), the attribute dialog is split vertically. You can press the toggle button to split the dialog horizontally. I always use it ...
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How to draw a rectangle graphic element (given feature and extents in meters) with ArcObjects?

I am trying to render a rectangle graphics box onto the map, given the center location of an polygonal feature and the extent dimensions (length and width) in meters. The feature has the spatial ...
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ArcMap changing toolbars

I have a set of Arcmap map templates, the toolbars within them at one time where fixed in position. Now for whatever reason, every time I or another open the template the ordering of the toolbars has ...
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Modify feature: moving or change the shape

When the user make some edit on features on ArcMap, the user can make some changes like moving the feature ,edit the attribute or change the shape. how could i know if the user move the feature or ...
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How to get turn angle, line orientation and line length in ArcMap 9.3.1?

I am mapping and analysing animal movements using arcgis 9.3.1 along with Hawthorne Beyer's GME, and am trying to utilise the correlated random walk commands, but in order to do this I need to find ...
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Alternative to IMapServer2.ExportScaleBar

Does anyone know a good alternative to the IMapServer2.ExportScaleBar function? I want to do essentialy the same task, but outside the ArcGIS Server environment. For a given map scale, predefined ...
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Looping a location-allocation problem in ArcMap's Model Builder

I have developed the model below in which I iterate through a series of values for a variable in the Location-Allocation type of problem. The variable is the number of facilities to solve. The model ...
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Iteratively exporting from Table to .txt in Model Builder (ArcMap) not appending correctly

I am solving a location-allocation type of problem where I use a loop to go through several specifications of the problem. The model runs fine, and produces the vizualization outputs just as expected. ...
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arcpy.Intersect_analysis() returns empty result, but Intersect tool in ArcMap is succesful

I've got two large feature classes that I'm trying to perform an intersect on. Using the following python code, I get an empty output feature class: arcpy.Intersect_analysis(["Schools","Zips"], ...
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Looking for a tool like (IDW) for raster

I am looking for a tool that gives the same outputs like the IDW, but for rasters instead of points. I have a Corine land cover raster layer in ArcMap 10.2 with different friction values, displaying ...
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Consistent errors with flow accumulation raster from Hydro1k

I'm working with bioclim and hydro1k variables in ArcMap (10.2.2), ultimately with the goal of doing niche modeling. I've got all my h1k variables in their original formats (Lambert Azimuthal Equal ...
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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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ArcMap - Adding Multiple raster datasets to mosaic dataset (for temporal change)

I have a number of raster datasets containing lake water temperature data. I am looking to make these time enabled as to be able to scroll through them. I have converted them to .TIFF format and have ...
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Making map by individual with neighborhood shapefile

I am working with a table* and a Shape file in Arcgis. In the table I have individuals living in a neighborhood and a series of characteristics, at the individual level, say weight and height for the ...
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How do I statistically compare positions from two track datasets?

I have two datasets with positions that I need to compare. One would be the "observed" positions (someone took the GPS positions manually) and the other one was calculated using a software. To use ...
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Unable to edit PostgreSQL/PostGIS layers in ArcMap 10.2.2

I am connected to the database, have added a layer, started edit session, but I am unable to edit the attributeeo table of said layer. ArcMap tells me that it is not an editable layer. When ...
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How to use the Maplex abbreviation dictionary only if space is not available for the full label?

Maplex has a nice feature which can abbreviate labels based on a dictionary that you configure. eg, replace STREET with ST. However, it seems to be an all-or-nothing setting, with Maplex always ...
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Spatial Join Attribution for Report Generation

I generated a grid index for a very large area of land in order to create a mapbook to keep track of some environmental sites for monitoring. I was able to generate the pages of maps without issue, ...
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Weighting Point Data whilst performing a Near analysis

I am struggling to work out how I can assign weights to my points (airports), So far I have carried out a Near fuction so that all of my raster (output areas ) are assigned a point with its distance ...
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ArcPy Add Graph Window

The arcpy MakeGraph_management tool suggests that a graph is stored via an in_memory representation that can be either: added to the host app or saved using SaveGraph_management. The graph appears ...
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Unable to debug ArcGIS 10.2 add-in on ArcMap with “No GUI components found in this Add-In”

I am working on an ArcGIS add-in (a very simple toolbar with a few buttons) with VB.Net and ArcObjects SDK in Visual Studio 2010. The solution was built successfully and the debug settings were ...
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How to snap dangling nodes with prescribed angle?

I have got a streets shape file, to snap the dangling nodes in ARCGIS. But, I have to snap only some nodes(of feature) with a prescribed angle (green node in the image, and the angle marked in ...
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ArcMap - proportion of polygon in lon/lat grid cells

I have a polygon representing a river basin on a 1 X 1 degree lat/lon grid. I need to create a boundary using the grid cells as the boundary to best represent the outline of the basin. I would like to ...
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Batch geocoding 1.5 million data points in SQL Server

I am currently attempting to batch geocode 1.5 million points that are stored in a sql database. The points are not very specific (ie only city, state points). I have used ArcGIS in the past but due ...
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In ArcMap, when using Add Surface Information, why are all avg_slope values positive?

I've got a polyline shapefile and a LIDAR elevation dataset. I've successfully used Add Surface Information (from 3D Analyst) to calculate the average slope (avg_slope) of each line segment. The ...
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Cannot Add Address Locator in ArcMap 10.2

I have an address locator. I wish to load this locator into ArcMap 10.2 in order to geocode some old addresses. When I go to the geocoding toolbar, drop down the left-most menu, select "Manage ...
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How to normalize multiple PNG rasters with differing colormaps

I have a series of adjacent rasters which comprise a digital elevation model. Unfortunately they have been given to me as PNG files, rather than Esri Grids. The only key that I have to the actual ...
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Adding a button from an add-in to a TOC context menu

I would like to add a button to a group layer context menu in the table of contents. The button is from an add-in that also contains an extension. Should be straight-forward enough. The extension ...
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How to create good quality picture marker symbols with ArcMAP

I have created a nice clean symbol in Illustrator. After exporting to .emf format and appending to objects in ArcMap the symbol looks terrible (see Attatchment). Has anyone found a way to import good ...
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Updating Description of MXD Layers

Is there a way to force the update of the Description content in the Properties/General/Description of each feature layer in an MXD? I frequently update metadata for each feature class in ArcCatalog, ...
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How to add an offset to a GeoJSON layer in Leaflet?

Using the example GeoJSON tutorial code at leafletjs.com. Change the myLines variable so that the two lines overlap, but run in opposite directions as follows: var myLines = [{ "type": ...
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How to add flow arrows to groundwater table map?

After I had created groundwater table map, I tried using 3D Analyst>Steepest Path to add groundwater flow arrows to the map. However, it didn't work. Would you please let me know how can I add these ...
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Why does Topo to raster tool stall in ArcMap 10.1?

I'm having the following problem - An 8 mile by 4 mile set of 2 foot contours. Whenever I start the topo to raster tool, I get a constant loop of the tool running. And running, and running, and ...
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Show dataframe CRS in Status Bar in ArcMap 10

Does anyone know if would it be possible to show the name of the current coordinate reference system being used in the active dataframe in the status bar of ArcMap? I have searched for scripts but ...
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arcmap envelope coordinates from webbrowser tool

So I have my own php file with textfields which I run in my add in. Now I want to get the variables from the textfields and automatically give the value of the textfields to my env.PutCoords(x,y,x,y) ...
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wxpython frame run from ArcMap loses focus almost immediately after it's shown

I'm trying to prepare a Python add-in using "Python Add-In Wizard". I want my add-in to perform some geoprocessing but first it should take data from a user and there's already a problem. I'm ...
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How to publish from ArcMap to GeoServer (not using GeoCat) - GeoCat Alternative?

How can I publish a map from ArcMap 10 to OpenGeo's GeoServer without using GeoCat Bridge? Are there any alternative solutions to accomplishing this? Thanks!
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Problem with multi-threading and geoprocessor tool in c#

What I am doing: I am trying to run a geoprocessor tool in a background thread other than UI thread. I am passing string path of arcObjects and creating that arcObject in my background thread. Then I ...
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How to wire ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.Extension to a custom AddIn Button click event?

I am developing custom ArcMap toolbar with various AddIn tools, button and extension. I see the sample how to access the ActiveView events in the extension Initialize() method. private void ...
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ArcMap runs custom script once and then it crashes on second run

So I made a script that takes data from an MSSQL database and inserts it into a featureclass. I added the script to a toolbox and am able to run the tool from within ArcMap 10.1. The problem is that ...
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Versioning an ArcMap Extension

When developing an ArcMap extension, is there an automatic way to handle versioning? In the snippet below, the Version tag can be updated manually, but is there a way to auto-increment it or let the ...
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Cluster GPS Points by set Distance

I have X,Y data that I am trying to buffer to find clusters. My definition for a cluster is " 2 or more points with a maximum distance of 200 meters". My problem is: Point A, Point B, and Point C ...
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Python script to create a point on a line with attribute data

I have a line feature class with 2 lines (Engineering and Continuous Station series) co-incident on each other. I have created a toolbar(ArcGIS Desktop add-in 10.1) with 3 tools on it, add control ...