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How to create a constant numeration of ID (indexing) in an attribute table (ArcMap)

Is it possible to create a constant indexing (as a numbers) in an attribute table of the theme with many objects that manner that it will remain (will not change) during update of this theme? I found ...
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How to convert WGS84 to UTM when the study area covers two zones: UTM 51N and 52N

I want to use ArcMap to convert the WGS84 to UTM. But the study area covers two zones: UTM 51N and 52N. Which zone should I choose to output the result? 
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How to speed up map display performance?

I was wondering if there is any trick I can use to speed up zooming in/ out or panning through my maps in Arcmap. I usually work on county-wide studies in which I have lots of base layers, imagery and ...
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Select layer by attribute using SQL statement LEN() in ArcMap

as the title already suggests... I want to query the length of a string column and thought to use: LEN([ColumnName]) > 5 However, that doesn't work at all. I'm querying a table in a fGDB in ArcMap ...
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“Create Enterprise Geodatabase” errors

I am trying to use " Create Enterprise Geodatabase" option in arcmap 10.1: I am getting two following errors: You must copy the latest ST_GEOMETRY and dependent libraries to the PostgreSQL ...
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ArcMap | Perform full outer join

Hey there, does anybody know how to perform a full outer join with ArcMap? Just to describe the problem a little bit more, lets say I got the following two tables: Table A Joinkey 1 2 3 Table B ...
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Tool to convert Mike Urban network (shapefiles) to EPAnet network

This might be a too localized question, but I hope I'm not the only one here doing pipe network analyses in Mike Urban. I have a model in Mike Urban, and the client wants it in EPAnet format (since ...
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Adding “SelectByRectangle” tool to ArcMap custom toolbar Add-In

I am able to show the other esriArcMapUI selection tools in my custom toolbar, but "Select By Rectangle" does not appear. What is the correct Tool refID of it? <ESRI.Configuration ...
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Importing a .csv to ArcMap

I'm trying to import a .csv file to ArcMap which has more than one feature related to a single x, y coordinate. It doesn't seem to like it - can anyone help with the formatting? e.g. ID name x ...
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ArcObjects 10/10.1 Get rid of Invalid layer symbol in TOC

I've written an add-in (VS2010, C#) that finds specific invalid feature layers in ArcMap and fixes them. After the layer is fixed, the red invalid symbol still appears in the TOC. An ...
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How to fix undershoots in data converted from Microstation using ArcMap 10.0?

I have converted data from Microstation to ArcGIS. The converted data has undershoots at intersections, so I tried to snap lines using Spatial Adjusment. I've added some control points but ArcMap ...
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How to assign value to field of layer based on spatial query with another layer?

I want to assign a value to a field of a polygon layer based on the value of a field on another polygon layer, using a spatial query. My first polygon layer contains buildings and the second contains ...
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Select top 5 most items in a geodatabase

I'd like to know what is the best way to select the 5 most expensive items (in terms of actual monetary value) in my geodatabase where i have a price field. Prices are not necessarily ordered but can ...
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How to clip a layer file

I have a world imagery layer that I want to clip to a single county. I would just save as a JPEG and edit using other software, but this uses a lot of processing power if I want a high resolution. I ...
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Selecting features with attachments

Is there a way to select features in a layer that have an attachment? I want to identify all features on a map that have an attachment associated with it
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How to draw a rectangle a the map using C#?

I have two points, Ipoint upperRight; and Ipoint lowerLeft; points. from the previous points i can get the height and the width for the rectangle. How can i draw a rectangle on the map?. I think i ...
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How do you create a button in ArcGIS and have it run code?

I'm brand new to ArcGIS and have only a year or two of programming experience. I know Java and a little C#. I have a Java app that processes geographical data. I need to have a button in ArcMap that, ...
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Is there any way to set polygon features fill color and outline programmatically?

By some process I am creating a polygon feature layer. Before adding the layer in the map, I want to set polygon's fill color to no color and set polygon's outline color and width. I am working with ...
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Quickly changing outline color of polygon in ArcGIS Desktop without opening Symbol Selector?

In ArcGIS Desktop 10, I know it's possible to quick change the fill color of a polygon by right-clicking the symbol box of any layer and just pick a simple fill color. Is there a way to change the ...
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Converting Map to graphics and annotations in ArcGIS for Desktop?

i want to export a map for later editing before print, so i thought about converting all the annotations and and graphics and save them in the .mxd map. when i export graphics after exporting labels ...
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Labeling text with special characters in ArcMap?

I am trying to display some bird data in ArcMap in the format/notation that it is recorded in the field. The notation is made up of the one/two letter species code followed by a description of the ...
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Changing the name of layer using python

I am attempting to change the name of the layer. The following code changes the name of the layer but then removes the layer from the map, and I am not sure why. Note: I don't have any remove layer ...
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How to calculate exact area of a loaded jpg map in to arcmap?

I calculated the polygon area through arcmap.but i'm not sure that the area is not actual,may be scale is not right. so how to calculate the exact area of a jpg image?
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Is it possible to use commands from ArcMap's main menu in Model Builder

Is it possible to use the functions from ArcMap's main menu (for example Add Data, Start Editing) in my model? I can not find a way to add any other functions except Toolboxes.
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How to cancel the edit session?

I want to prevent the user from starting an edit session under certain conditions. How can I do that? void m_editEvents_OnStartEditing() { // Code }
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How to transpose the lat/lon coordinates of a shapefile?

I need X to be Y and Y to be X (switching lat/long) within the polygon shapefile. If it were a point shapefile I know I could simply reverse the lat/long or x/y parameter and import from a table. I'm ...
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Python: Run script when opening an MXD in ArcGIS 10

This post is related to Run a Python Script when opening an MXD? I would like a python script to run every time a .mxd is opened. However, the link above uses VBA to do it, which ESRI suggests ...
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Dynamic Text for coordinate system

I would like to change the dynamic script for a coordinate system from "GDA 1994 MGA Zone 54" (Taken from a cut down version of the dynamic text>coordinate system) to "GDA 94 z54" How would I do ...
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How to set right coordinate system?

I have shapefile (points) which I got from adding xy data in ArcMap from Excel table. I had Latitude/Longitude data. It is area of northern Australia. For example (5 points): Longitude 136.882 ...
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Select “interior” lines of a polygon-to-line layer

I have a polygon featureclass that has adjacent features. Using Arc10, I am turning those polygons into lines using the "Featureclass to Lines" tool. Now I would like to select ONLY THE INTERIOR ...
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Definition Query to Python script on Oracle 9i and ArcGIS 9.3.1

SUBTYPECD=1 AND SERIESNAME NOT LIKE '%-%' AND OPERATIONALSTATUS IS NULL OR SUBTYPECD=1 AND SERIESNAME NOT LIKE '%-%' AND OPERATIONALSTATUS = 976 The above is my def query in ArcMap against ArcSDE ...
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Why is * .tlb not visible?

I've created a Visual Studio 08 Active X - MXCommands dll for a VBA button within ArcMap 9.3.1. I'm able to load and use the .tlb on my computer; however when I try it on my test computer the .tlb ...
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Listening to ICommandBar or ICommand OnClick event?

I have an ArcMap extension and I'm listening to the IEditEvents. When the OnChangeFeature, OnCreateFeature or OnDeleteFeature event is called, I want to know if it came from the "merge(Editor_Merge)" ...
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Run Macro automatically

I am involved on a project which is about Generating 2 maps via running macros in Arcmap 9.3. It works fine when user push the "run macro" button but now I want to call arcmap from a web page. It ...
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Automating the “Add Data” tool to add 400+ geotiffs based on file extensions

I have a spreadsheet that lists the file extensions for 400+ geotiffs that I need to add to ArcMap 10. Is there a way to automate the "Add Data" function? Thanks!
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How can I use ICommandBars interface to find my control on a custom toolbar in ArcMap

I have an ATL object (CMyCombo) which implements ICommand and IToolControl which contains a combobox on a toolbar.Its default interface is defined as __interface IMyCombo { ...
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I have several layers (polylines and polygons) that are of the same area but they don't overlap in ArcMap as they should, what do I do?

For my GIS project for my class, I have downloaded several vector layers from different websites (polyline of the continental divide, a boundary polygon of New Mexico, a rivers and water bodies layer ...
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Implement 'Zoom To Selected Features' in VB.Net

Seems like this should be dead simple. I'm writing an add-in for ArcMap 10 in VB.Net. I need code that will reproduce the 'Selection --> Zoom To Selected Feature' menu option.
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Python codeblock to remove numeric characters from a column not working

I am trying to make use of a codeblock found in this thread: How to remove numeric characters from alphanumeric value in field calculation? I put this code into the pre-logic script field of the ...
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Grass GIS: ArcGIS' “Raster to polygon” equivalent

I've got a small clipped extent of a LANDSAT image and I need to have the single pixels as polygons in order to tell the overlap proportions of overlaying polygons. In ArcGIS I used "Raster to ...
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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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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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Rotation of polygon fill symbol using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcMap (ArcGis 10.1) I'm trying to find a way to fill a polygon with a symbol in different orientations. Is it possible? Example: look at the red semicircles, I would like to do something like ...
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Arcgis SDK C#: Addin running code on arcmap startup

I know that the addins are 'lazy loading', but I want to initialize some variables on startup of arcmap. This would be loading user preference data for the workflow we have in place, updating the FC ...
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How to calculate RMSE of geographic coordinates?

I've been working on my project and I stumble upon how I can calculate the Root Mean Square Error (RMSE) of geographic coordinates. What I have is a derived coordinates from processing LiDAR data ...
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Clip Point Features to Polygons with Model Builder/ArcPy

Here is the context of my question: I have point features for about 2000 individual trees spread throughout 50 different tree districts. The tree districts are polygons in a polygon feature class and ...
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Are calculations in ArcMap performed using map units or display units?

When using ArcMap (10.1), say I perform an operation like a Polygon Volume calculation. Are the results in map units or display units (i.e., according to the Data Frame Properties > General tab)? ...
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Extract from raster by tightest rectangle mask without Nodata

I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 and I have a raster that has Nodata around the edges. How can I extract the tightest rectangle from this raster that does not include Nodata? The screenshot may help ...
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Why ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running model?

I`m running a simple model in ArcMap 10.2, which makes my ArcMap crashing (closing and then an error message pops in saying that ArcMap has encountered a serious error, and there is an option to ...
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Display bar charts in ArcMap

I am trying to symbolize data as bar charts in ArcMap. I have a feature class with two sets of data, and I want the bar charts next to each other on the map. The problem I am having is that the map ...