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Update Layer with python, error attribute renderer

I am attempting to automate symbology using python, and ArcMap 10.0. I am importing this script into a toolbox, which I run from arcmap Currently I am getting two errors: 1) LayerObject: Set ...
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Selecting features with attachments

Is there a way to select features in a layer that have an attachment. I want identify all features on a map that have an attachment accociated with it Thanks
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how to obtain elevation points for a road using contour?

I have contour lines, & roads centerlines feature classes, I need to get points with elevation in the starts, intersections, & the ends of the roads, how can I get this information? I used the ...
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How do I select * rows of multiple columns in one query using Select by Attributes within ArcMap?

I am trying to convert a psql query string into arcpy formatting for an UpdateCursor where expression parameter: '''SELECT ...
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ArcGIS.com and related tables

I haven't found anything on the ArcMAP forums. Is there any way to represent related tables on arcGIS.com web maps? I have a geodatabase that has related tables, but so far I am only able to show the ...
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How to display custom context menu during create feature task?

I have a created a custom context menu using ICommandBar and am displaying it on create feature mouse-down right click. I am constructing a point collection on each mouse down and then creating a ...
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How to clip data when using data driven pages in ArcMap 10?

I am working on a map book using data driven pages of the Silvies Valley in Northeastern Oregon. The basemap is a high resolution aerial image (raster) of Oregon with a shapefile overlay of USGS ...
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How to improve a join between a shape and a view?

I have this problem with a simple join and I don't know what to do. Here's the deal: have a shape file with 400,000 parcels, in this shape I have only one column with the parcel id with an index. I ...
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How to bulk change annotation locations?

I'm working with a large number of labels that I've converted to annotation (using ArcMap 10.1). All of them need to fit within the parcel borders that they correspond to. Is there a way to do it all ...
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Is ArcMap 10.0 Query Layer passing invalid SQL to Oracle 11gR2?

In two different environments I'm having trouble using ArcMap 10.0 Query Layers to view SDO_GEOMETRY (point) data in Oracle 11.2. This suggests I'm doing something wrong... Points are in Oracle ...
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How to deploy custom .dll commands in ArcMap 9.3.2?

In ArcMAp 9.3.2, I am trying to bring in an acreage calculator .dll buttom that I have used on previous versions. The .dll doesn't show up on the list of available custom addons. Is this a ...
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how to make a line from a set of gps points?

As a part of my research I need to create the trajectory of respondents according to the their collected GPS data (including X and Y). I am familiar with python programming, but I am a beginner in ...
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Using definition queries for scenario testing in ArcMap

I want to be able to run multiple scenarios in a typical ArcMap workflow. This will include making edits to feature classes, such as removing features, adding new features, or changing feature values ...
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Creating a model to run a complex query

I'm just a rookie when it comes to creating models in ArcGIS. I have two shapefiles from which I need to calculate an AVG and a MAX erosion rate for individual properties. The two shapefiles are: ...
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Add AutoCAD .dwg annotation file to Arcmap using python (Same as +ADD Data button)

I would like to add an AutoCad .dwg file to Arcmap using python the same way that the +ADD Data button does. I can add an Annotation layer with python but only as a feature layer not as an annotation ...
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How to view/edit attributed relationship data in Identify/Attributes dialog in ArcMap?

Is there any extension or standard option to view/edit attributed relationship records attributes using standard ArcMap attribute editor dialog? Same to question about identify dialog :) Thanks
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GeoServer + ArcMap

I need to setup GeoServer and access GeoTIFF images in the ArcMap. I have started with installing Geoserver and created a layer with GeoTIFF. Now, what are the next steps to publish the map(using WMS) ...
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How do I save an ArcMap map document using VB.Net?

I am trying to save the map document that is currently open. How do I write the code? I have tried many suggestions that I found using Google searches, but nothing works. Currently I have: Dim ...
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clip polygon with the extents of contour polylines

I have a polygon shape that represents the boundary of Fennoscandinavia and a polyline shapefile representing two contour intervals for a trait. I would like to create a new polygon representing the ...
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Is it possible to display Modified and Size in Contents panel of ArcMap's Catalog Window?

In ArcCatalog 10.0 SP2 it is possible to display the Modified and Size column values, and to sort by them. However, in the Catalog window of ArcMap 10.0 SP2, it does not seem to be possible to do ...
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Many-to-Many relationship class table- automatically fill in?

Is there a way that the table of a many-to-many relationship class can automatically be filled in without me selecting the elements connected? So far I am using this method: ...
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Is there an arcpy boolean check for whether an EPSG or prj is supported by arcmap?

I'm writing a tool and essentially I found out that arcmap defaults an epsg to 0 if it sees that the projection is not supported against the predefined projections.
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Creating a snapshot in ArcMap of a layer to be use for legend?

I am trying to create a snapshot using FastStone Capture version 5.3 to be use for the legend because it is diffcult to match their color especially is you are using raster or transparent ? How do I ...
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How to integrate every single street into a network analysis?

This is my first question, but I solved problems before thanks to this great community! It is also my first time working with a network analysis (ArcMap 10) and there are some problems which haven't ...
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How can I use feature templates on layers with joins?

I find this particular feature of the ArcMap 10 framework quite annoying: When I define a join on any layer, templates cannot be added to the create features window. I have to remove all joins from ...
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create border and labels for groups of features in arcmap

I am relatively new to GIS, so please bear with me if my question is a basic one. I have a simple map of the parishes (counties) in Louisiana, and each of the parishes has an associated regional ...
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Why does Erase give ERROR 999999 (Error executing function Invalid Topology Negative point valence)?

I am getting the following error when I try to erase a set of data from a file within a gdb. Any idea on what to do? I have done repair geometry multiple times on the input/erase datasets. I have 16GB ...
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How to pass the name of the highlighted layer (in the TOC) to a script?

A total noob here: Users here add a picture to a map using the 'add data' Their first task is to right-click the jpg in the Table of Contents, select 'properties', select 'symbology' and then ...
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How to solve an “Error found when retrieving conflicts.” error in ArcMap?

I uncovered this error when testing ArcMap 10 SP2 for a customer: This occurs when the conflict is detected--ArcMap is attempting to show the conflicts window but fails. I get this error on all ...
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Map service appears in the web REST view but not in ArcMap?

I have an ArcSDE server serving some poly layers through a map service running on ArcGIS Server 10.0. The service appears to be working--I can navigate to it just fine in the REST view and I can see ...
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ArcMap Commands .NET code equivalent

What is the .NET code equivalent for this general ArcMap command syntax: Application.Document.CommandBars.Find(ArcID.Query_ClearSelection).Execute() I have been using this one below as a work ...
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Make the acres or sq km field column display permanently?

I have an interseting question for you. When I have a polygon and I calcuate acres or square kilometers. I know how to do this but every time I bring the polygon to ArcMap. I had to go to their column ...
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Walkthrough: Add-In Command Bars root menu

I am wanting to create a new ArcMap Add-In project with just a custom root menu. According to the walkthrough, I can access the Add-In Command Bars (which has the Menu element) by adding a new item to ...
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Creating ArcMap context menu's

actually i am in need of some requirment regarding context menus. We created our own button in the context menu which will call a exe file whenever that option in selected in the context menu. The ...
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Is it possible to create animated markers in ArcMap?

I remember reading somewhere last year that arcgis 10 would allow the creation of animated markers (alike animated .gifs) that could be either exported to pdfs or seen inside arcmap. Does such ...
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ArcMAP Clear Cache - Function

Do any of you use the Clear Cache function much OR upped your cache from the default 100mb? We export PDFs from MXDs and it has been reported to us by a few that upping this number or clearing the ...
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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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MXDs don't open by double-clicking outside ArcMap, but do open from within ArcMap?

If I try to open any MXD by double-clicking it from Windows Explorer or ArcCatalog, ArcMap fails to open. I can see in Task Manager that ArcGISFileHandler.exe briefly runs, then closes, but ...
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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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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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How to quickly fill multiple gaps in a series of adjacent polygons

I've been given a "background" dataset which is designed to draw as the first layer in a complicated map. For some reason the data provider has previously erased this dataset with roads, parks, etc. ...
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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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Group adjacent polygons with similar (but not same) attributes

In ArcMap 10, I have a few dozen tiffs with cells that represent habitat area that has been burned. Each burned cell has a Julian date of the fire associated with it. I want to end up with polygons ...
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Avoiding schema lock cannot be acquired because of existing lock on File Geodatabase?

I am having a problem with a Schema Lock in ArcMap for Desktop Advanced 10.2. The license that I have is Concurrent use for two computers. On Computer 1, I created an MXD Map File and a File ...
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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 ...