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Cleaning up overlapping polylines

I am working on creating a project boundary for a specific area. To do this I merged several data sets including roads,rivers & railroads (polylines) and lakes, civil townships & ...
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Raster clipping over 1300 km2 orthophotos

I have all of Denmark in 25 cm orthophotos added to my ArcMap (mosaic dataset). I've added a polygon of an area covering over 1300 km2. I've used the raster clip tool to clip the data into a new ...
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Trimble RTK Data to ArcGIS

I wondering if there is a way I can take my field data collected on a Trimble R10 RTK GPS and import it into ArcMap for further processing, I have done some research and I know of Trimble GPS ...
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Arcmap point symbol/marker size, How it works

I am trying to figure out how the size of markers in arcgis works. I understand that a square marker set to 1 pt is 1 pt for specific scale. but when I import emf or font, How does the change size ...
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Waterman Projection in ArcMap

Anyone have any idea how to create (or where to find) the Waterman "Butterfly" projection in ArcMap?
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Can Geodatabase files from ArcMap be imported and used in Qgis?

I'm looking into Qgis and am doing some tests, but one thing I need to be able to do is use geodatabase files from ArcMap and ArcPad. Is that something that can be done and with relative ease? I ...
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Change label next to symbol in TOC

I'm trying to write a script to change the label next to the symbol in the TOC so it appears in the legend. Arcpy has a way to change the name of the layer, but I can't seem to find a way to change ...
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Arcmap fills up full image

I have an issue with arcmap. In the layout view and dataview it shows all buildings normal (it's a bit blurry, but it's only for a study not for presentation), but when I export it, all gaps between ...
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how to create a Heat-Map in ArcMap 10.1

Is there any tutorial about creating a heat-map in ArcMap 10.1?
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How to close the current mxd document through arcmap add-in

First, I open a mxd document named A in arcmap, then i use my add-in to generate another mxd document named B, then I use ArcMap.Application.OpenDocument(arcmapMapFileName); to open the ...
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Generating sequential numbering for duplicate values in a field sorted by ObjectID

I am trying to figure out a solution to an field calculation problem. What I'm trying to do is automatically (using either ArcPy or the Field Calculator) generate sequential numbers, beginning at 1, ...
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How to view/edit M-values of PointZ shapes ArcMap 9.3.1

I realize this is a very basic question, but however I can't find any basic Q&A on something so simple. I added three new points to a shapebatch in ArcMap. By default when I added them, it made ...
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Can ArcMap do HTML pop up with a chart?

am using Arcmap 10.0 to create a map. Need to display a chart for my data when users click on the marker. Must I use plugin like google chart? Can I do it directly in Arcmap?
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ArcMap 10.1 convert layer to CAD - clipping only desired area to send out to DWG

Is there a way to covert a layer to DWG such that only the desired area of the layer is exported out to a DWG? My issue is that the layer (parcels) contains all parcels for an entire county, so it is ...
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Search cursor stops selecting after two iterations

I have a script which selects an extent from a grid and exports the data frame. import os, arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument('CURRENT') df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd,"Layers")[0] ...
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Create raster distance around a single point feature class

Okay, so I'm relatively new to ArcMap and I'm trying to use the Fuzzy membership for suitability test. I have a single point feature class that I want to use for this analysis. I know that in order to ...
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What are the units of the calculated area from a raster in decimal degree

I'm trying to calculate area for a raster file which contains 2 layers (0 for unsuitable habitat and 1 for suitable). It's been calculated successfully but I don't know what is the unit of the ...
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Calculate Field using Esri Python Addin

I am trying to select a polygon then it must automatically change (calculate) the status to "C". The tool seems to work in the background but nothing actually happens (the status is not updated). I ...
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how to calculate raster layer statistics using arcpy?

I'm trying to write a script that will, in part, calculate statistics for a raster layer in an Arcmap mxd, but when I run the script I get an "invalid parameter" error (Error 000840), saying that the ...
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Ok to measure and union a projected-on-the-fly shapefile in ArcMap?

I have a dataframe in arcMap 10.0.4 that is of Africa Albers Equal Area Conic PCS. I bring in a census shapefile of WGS 1984 CS and it is projected on the fly. I do 2 things: I use the calculate ...
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How to calculate (summarize) atribute values of each point included in certain polygons?

in ArcMap 10.0 I have one point shapefile (some adress layer with number of citizens) and one polygon shapefile (geomorphological segmentation). I need to add up citizens who live in certain area. I ...
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Join feature classes from two ArcSDE geodatabases with same schema?

I am working with two ArcSDE geodatabases -- one for test, one for production. They both have the same schema. I recalculated an attribute in the test environment and wanted to push that to ...
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How to make smaller ArcMap PDF for use in InDesign?

I frequently build reports that incorporate ArcMap maps. The maps are all exported in PDF format. I am finding that there are so many line segments in the map that importing them at times is almost ...
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Making a subsurface TIN model

I had been very glad if any of you have time to help me. I am a student and currently writing a thesis. In this paper I will create a 3D model of a glacier, where I will show the internal structures ...
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ArcGIS 9.3.1 User Privileges

I know that you can grant privileges for users using ArcCatalog for the whole Dataset as letting them select, update, delete and insert feature classes. But my question is how could I grant the ...
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Displaying raster attributes on data driven pages

I have a feature class of 50 properties that are ranked. I have a photo for each property stored in a raster attribute column (in the feature class) called "Picture". I am trying to create a Dynamic ...
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How to generate Report with Unicode Character. (Gujarati)

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and want to generate report using Report Designer. In Report header i use Label Control for display unicode character(Gujarati). but when i copied gujarati ...
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how to create a web app in java(spring framework) with automated service publishing to the ArcGIS server?

I am a newbie and my requirement is to create a web application in java. The app depicts the data like success, failures of my orgainsation's ventures at various Geo locations. The geo data is stored ...
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How does the geoprocessing results window store the tasks?

Yesterday I was working in a single mxd all day, performing dozens of calculations and other analysis using multiple tools. A lot of it was trial and error, so when I found the correct combination I ...
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Getting Error while exporting

I am making an addin to create subsets and export them to a new workspace. I have stepped through my program and getting error at this particular line while running the addin: ...
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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 ...