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Get feature from list

I've done this: while (feature != null) { if ((feature.get_Value(feature.Fields.FindField("NAME")) != null) && ...
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How to match colours in already mosaiced single image?

I have an already mosaiced image for a large area. I need to match colours in this single image. I do not have each image separately. I just have this large single image downloaded from GLS. How can I ...
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Convert a Toolbox (.TBX) to a Python script (.PY)?

I have a .tbx tool box, which runs a script that is incredibly slow. So what I want to do is to open the python script that is running below the .tbx and make some changes or perhaps write something ...
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ArcGIS Attribute Subdomain?

Is there a way to create attribute subdomains in ArcGIS with clauses? For example, if I'm editing a line feature class of pipes, I create a domain for the pipe type to be either plastic or metal. I ...
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How to Use Label Expression with Text Formatting Tags

I am using a Label Expression to label a parcel layer. The expression is: "<FNT name=""Arial"" size=""12"">" & [Owners_Nam] & "</FNT>" This works correctly for some labels, but ...
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How to delete multiple fields in an attribute table?

Is there a way to select multiple fields in an attribute table and delete them together in Arcmap without writing the script?
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Creating labels on Pie Charts in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am creating a Location Pie chart for my study area using Male and Female population in ArcGIS for Desktop. The software creates for legend of charts but I want to create a label on chart itself. ...
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Preparing layout to print multiple images on page using ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to print multiple images on a layout page with legends. All images are the same size and same georeferencing. How should I prepare it?
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Hyperlinking multiple PDF's to multiple points

Hi I am kinda new to all of this and appreciate any help. (no critisicm please, questions welcomed) I would like to hyperlink a pdf to a point. Each point will have a link to a different pdf. So far ...
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How do I zoom to the overall extent of two (or more) selected features from two layers?

I am creating an application where the user picks a value from a combo box, the application then selects that feature and then selects the corresponding features from a second layer, (both selections ...
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ArcGIS (9.3) toolbars are missing. Where did they go?

I was going to georeference some images this morning. Turned on my "Georeferencing" toolbar and it was nowhere to be found. At first I thought I hadn't had enough coffee and it really was right in ...
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Is it possible to Automate label settings with ArcMap 9.3.1

We have several users that are using ArcMap, and have asked me to create a fairly complicated label scheme. I have created several classes, each with different Expressions describing the labels. I ...
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Repair/Check for empty geometry in ArcSDE?

I understand that the standard validation/repair tools are not for use with ArcSDE and that ESRI needs to fix this, but are there work-arounds for at least checking where there might be empty geometry ...
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Performing math in Python parser of ArcGIS field calculator?

I never used python but now I need a code to do this calculation: I'm doing this: math.atan(math.fabs( !Y2! - !Y1!)/math.fabs( !X2! - !X1!) )*(180/math.pi)
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ArcMap Symbology: Assign colors based on a column value in attribute table

I am very new to ArcMap and I am still learning the basics and terms. If I am not explaining things enough please ask me. This is what I am trying to do: I have a soils dataset and the Soil map units ...
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Adding special characters (e.g. $) to double value in Identify window?

I don't know what I want is possible in ArcMap? I have a field whose type is "Double". The value in it is accurate to 2 decimal places. When I use Identify to see the detail information of a feature, ...
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How can I iterate Selection by Attributes?

I have a large data shapefile for the state of New York. Each shape has a code corresponding to each county, so I want to iterate "Selection by Attribute" for each code, create a layer from all the ...
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Can I create an Oracle Spatial View from a non-spatial table?

Let's say I have an Oracle database table with latitudes and longitudes. I don't have access to modify the schema of this table, or even create tables. However, I can create views and indexes on those ...
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Only Interpolating within a polygon feature in ArcMap 10.1

I have sample points within a single polygon feature class that I would like to interpolate, likely using kriging. The problem is the sample points and polygon boundaries are many miles apart and ...
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Is it possible to change the symbol size for a layer that is symbolized by unique values in ArcMap?

I frequently symbolize layers by unique values (e.g. first rock type encountered in an exploration drillhole). This typically results in a layer with 15+ unique rock type all symbolized by the same ...
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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 many interior and exterior rings can a polygon have in a standard ArcGIS shapefile?

working with GDAL/OGR library and studying these two slides about geometries and vector data in the OGR library: slide 1 slide 2 I found that a polygon can have an exterior ring and lots of ...
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How do I force the label to display above the lines

How do I force the label to stand out above the red lines to make the label more readable ? Here is the sample of the image
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Error running ArcHydro tools function in Arcmap

I am trying to run a function from ArcHydro tools in Arcmap 10.1; Sink evaluation. But before it can finish it returns an error message, that, frankly, I don't understand at all. It goes ...
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How to visualize the water equivalent between two raster layers in arcmap 10.1?

I do have two raster layers (interpolated with Empirical Bayesian Kriging), that show the elevation of a glacier in April, and September. I want to show the change in elevation between the layers in ...
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Can Compound Topographic Index (CTI) / Topographic Wetness Index (TWI) produce negative values?

I am calculating Topographic Wetness Index for a study area using SRTM DEM (90 and 30m). I've seen several versions of TWI (CTI). I have been using: TWI = ln(As +1 / tanB) where As = ...
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How to find out the Stream Order from DEM

I have DEM Data for the study area, I want to know how to find out the stream order using DEM. I saw Stream order tool in Hydrology toolset in ArcGIS. in Stream order tool what is input stream raster ...
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Convert like raster cell values to a polygon?

I have a population density raster and would like to create 5 polygons from the 5 natural break (jenks) classification ranges. 1 polygon for each classification range. I'm using ArcMap10 and have all ...
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How to identify image footprints of an aerial photograph

I need a tool that will take aerial images with Lat, Long, and Alt in their EXIF data and produce foot prints of the images. We need to verify that the images cover the photographed area with proper ...
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How can I use Python to save several MXDs within the same script?

I have a program (720 lines of code) that runs multiple tasks on Arcmap .mxd files. Such as update layers, update text, add layers, etc. Within my program I have multiple "mxd.save()" instances. All ...
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displaying combined data values in ArcMap

I got some data in an attributes table and I would like to know how I can combine them in order to get an unique value in the map. For instance, Attribute: Type Value: Street Those values I ...
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Why do I get an “Type 'IPoint' is not defined” error in VB.NET

I am writing an add-in for ArcMap 10. I am trying to do Dim clickedPoint as IPoint in VB.NET, but I get "Type 'IPoint' is not defined" error. Do I have to import a class or how do I make this work?
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find and Calculate centroid within polygon either in ArcMap or in MapInfo

How can i calculate single/multiple centroid(point) within polygon either in Arcmap or in MapInfo. Both object(point, polygon) are in defferent layer. Pls suggest..... Thanks
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Raster Combine - ESRI Spatial Analyst

I am trying to combine a whole bunch of rasters with Esri Spatial Analyst. Seems to be doing what I want EXCEPT the calculated output is only the area where all 4 rasters overlap. I am a complete ...
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How to create a graphic point by xy value?

I have implemented this code to create point event layer by xy text file, however I'm wondering how to create a point graphic by xy value? This script draws point graphic by mouse down. When I ...
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Symbology or Styles

Anyone know where to find me some more symbology or styles that I can use for my ArcMap 9.3.1 ? I have lots of mxd files on my computer and how do I apply all of my symbology or styles turn on ? ...
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Is there a function or tool that will add vertices to polylines where endpoints are snapped to edges? (ArcMap)

My friend and I are creating a walking network, and we have been having issues getting the routing to work. We just realized that the reason why our routes are messed up is because we snapped our ...
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Why can't I see my globe service in ArcMap?

I want to explore it in ArcMap or in ArcExplorer but both cannot "see" it. For the other resources like map services everything is working well. I can add that the service is started and in a ...
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Finding patterns using ArcMap?

I'm new using ArcMap and I have a GDB of schools (and its enrollment data) at block level. What I need to do is to find the places with the most concentration of enrollment in a radius of 5km. Since ...
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How to get around “The field is not nullable” error?

I have a shapefile of lines. I want the angle of every line calculated in a field. I am using the script below in arcmap, but when it encounters a line that is horizontal, it stops calculating any ...
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Killing the correct ArcMap process from Windows task manager

I have 3 ArcMaps opened, one of them has a process which is taking a long time but still running. Another one hangs and I can't close it. I want to kill the hung process, but how do I know from the ...
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Using one polygon from feature class as clip feature in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcMap 10.3, I am trying to clip some features using a polygon containing many census boundaries. I only want a specific census area as the clip feature, so I only have that specific shape ...
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Is possible to merge landsat 8 with High Resolution Satellite Imagery?

i have landsat8 and High Resolution Imagery (1m) in the same study area, is possible to merge them to get one imagery so that i can take advantage of the accuracy satellite imagery.
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Sum of attributes in Spatial join when polygons cross boundaries in ArcMap?

I use ArcMap, where I have two layers: Buildings as polygons. Each polygon has a number of people living in it as an attribute. Polygons dividing the city into "districts". I drew these "districts" ...
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How to Set a MXD to Open With the Data Always 'Paused'? ArcMap 10.3.1?

I have several MXDs with large datasets (some with over a million features). I would like to open the MXD with the data in a 'paused' state, rather than having the MXD open and draw every feature; ...
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Selecting numbers within the slash (/) using ArcMap Field Calculator?

I have date data that I'm separating into three separate fields (all fields are string type, including the input field) by day, month, and year. Unfortunately, the date field is raw data and isn't ...
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Setting different transparency for different areas of basemap

I want to print the map of a town and I would like to see the basemap more transparent outside the town area (border polygon) or vice versa. How can I do this? I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop ...
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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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Counting points of specific type within polygon using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I'm analyzing wind farms and wind turbines within ArcGIS Desktop 10.2. My data consists of the locations of individual wind turbines that are associated with a wind farm (let's call it "Wind Farm ...
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How to add HERE maps to ArcMap?

I am trying to add HERE maps to ArcMap. I am using ArcGIS 10 and the path I have been following so far is through "Add WMS Server" (Catalog -> GIS Servers -> Add WMS Server). Unfortunately, this isn't ...