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Accessing Data Sources listed in the ArcMap TOC

I recently identified a bug with a fairly mature application I've developed which is hosted through ArcMap. The bug happens when I've loaded a 'project' into ArcMap, which includes assorted feature ...
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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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drawing line from points [duplicate]

I have a series of XY coordinates. I want to use these points to draw a line in ARCMAP using arcobject10.1 using c#. I have saved this in a table inside geodatabase.Am i supposed to create a feature ...
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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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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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WMS layers don't draw in QGIS or ArcMap but do in OpenLayers [closed]

WMS Map was published by myself in AutoDesk Infrastructure Map Server 2013. I can connect and load detials (properties / metadata) in QGIS Browser, ArcCatelog. I can load the wms into QGIS desktop and ...
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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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Selecting raster class with the highest count and attributing it to the field polygon [closed]

I am looking for a specific help. I have a 5m satellite image that I classified in ENVI. I brought this classified map into ArcGIS 10x as a .dat image and extracted the raster class for every pixel ...
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Getting layers from SDE with vba

Im running arcmap 9.1. i have the code that lists feature classes in a list box from the SDE. The users select from one list box and adds it to another list box. How do i get it to show the layer name ...
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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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Trouble with adding WFS layer in ArcMap

I add the following WFS address to ArcCatalog just fine and the different feature classes show up in ArcCatalog. However, when I attempt to drag or Add a feature into the TOC of ArcMap, it gives me a ...
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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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ArcObjects - Listening for Map Click in ArcMap

I have a seemingly simple requirement that is causing me all types of headaches - listening for a map click event in ArcMap via ArcObjects. Simple as that, just tell me when the map is clicked (and ...
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How to extract latitude/longitude values for specific points from a shapefile?

I have obtained public crash data for the state of Minnesota. I would like to be able to programmatically extract the latitude/longitude of each crash using this data in combination with a series of ...
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How to label using just numbers from start of text field?

In ArcMAP 10.2, I am trying to format the labels on my map. If the label is 1402 Bowie Road But I want only to display numbers: 1402 What is the expression to create this?
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Why does ArcMap not see *.jpeg files?

I want to georeference a *.jpeg object but I cannot even add the data to ArcMap which does not seem to see the files?
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How to rename field via ModelBuilder?

I joined some fields to my tables and now I need a tool or something to change that field's name. How can I do this in ModelBuilder? I didn't find any tool to do that.
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Using .len() in IF THEN statement in ArcMap field calculator

I have a string field with values of varying lengths (1-4). I need each value to have a length of 5 characters by adding zeros to the value until the length equals 5. For example: 123 needs to ...
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GIS for large (>> 2GB) files

I'm a novice GISer who needs to do some basic computations on very large (say ~20GB) files. Nothing complicated, merge, intersect, add XY columns kind of thing. It's a necessary step for a project, ...
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Combining Layers using ArcMap?

How do I combine two shapefiles into one shapefile? My GPS unit tells me this: (arcpad 8 juno) the map projection for *.shp does not match the current map projection If you could provide ...
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How to Clear Selected Features in Arcmap using Python

I would like to Clear Any Selected Features using python since it causes an error if I run my tool and the user has a recorded selected. I need some thing here that runs ("CLEAR_SELECTION") first ...
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How can I add a custom toolbox to ArcMap, and see its script?

I'd like to add a custom toolbox to ArcMap, and also see the script it's written in. To do the latter, I'm trying to open it with my python editor, but it doesn't open it.
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How to align points in ArcGIS Desktop 10.2?

I know this should be such a simple task and I looked around but could not find a satisfactory / dead simple answer. I am creating a point layer and needs to draw a row of points. How would I go ...
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Polygons will not buffer in ArcMap and instead give WARNING 000117: Warning empty output generated?

I have been trying to buffer 15 polygons (-15m) in ArcMap. I did a batch buffer and 13 polygons worked fine, the other 2 have not buffered, an error occurs: WARNING 000117: Warning empty output ...
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Using QGIS shapefile layer in ArcMap project?

I created a QGIS shapefile layer in QGIS that I want to give to a friend of mine for his ArcMap project. Will he be able to open and use my work?
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If else if in ArcMap Field Calculator (Python)

Help! I think I am missing something that must be so obvious but I cannot figure out what I am doing wrong. Here's some background: I have one short integer field (MajAspNum) that has values ...
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Combining multiple feature classes into single feature class using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop? I would like to combine multiple feature classes (same geometry) into a single feature class. The catch is that all of the feature classes have identical fields ...
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Trying to re-project a folder of shapefiles using Python Script

I am trying to reproject multiple shapefiles in a folder. When I run my program this is the error I am getting: line 8221, in Project raise e ExecuteError: Failed to execute. Parameters are not ...
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How to calculate percent income change?

I've imported a shapfile of the US and set a projection. I also added an Excel spreadsheet with income data from 1995-2010. I joined the income data with shapefile based on the state_name field. What ...
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Join Field works in ArcMap but not in Python

I am trying to join a field of values found within a DBF to a multi-polyline shapefile. They share a common field name (filename) and the values found within each are identical. I was able to run Join ...
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How to get X,Y coordinates of all vertices from polygon in shapefile as Excel spreadsheet using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to extract data from a shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2. The data needed is all the vertices (x,y coordinates in geographic WGS 1984) that construct the polygon below. I need to get ...
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Unable to connect PostgreSQL to ArcMap 10.1

I'm trying to connect my local PostgreSQL database to ArcMap 10.1 but for some reason I'm unable to connect to the server. Any ideas of what might be causing the issue. For the instance option in ...
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Case sensitive query of shapefile in ArcMap 10

I am an IT guy, not a GIS guy. What I know about how to use ArcMap 10 I learned from Google. It has served me well so far. Apparently what I'm wanting to do worked in version 9, but no longer does in ...
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How to get all OIDs from a table?

I have table which I need to get all the OID's from it. I tried this code : List<int> OIDList = new List<int>(); IQueryFilter queryFilter = new QueryFilterClass(); queryFilter.SubFields ...
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Export list of coordinates in a points layer to spreadsheet?

This is similar to my previous question, but I would like to ask it for ArcGIS, instead of QGIS. If I am supposed to somehow merge the questions, please let me know. With an existing point feature ...
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How do I open the Identify window in ArcMap?

My identify window no longer appears when I identify a feature in ArcMap.
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Add value to entire column in attributes

Is there a way to add a value to the entire column? I don't think i can use raster calculator because it's a text i want to add, the letter "B". Here is a picture. This is what happends when i use ...
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Editing X,Y of point in shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Arcmap 10.1: I edited the coordinates within a shapefile. They are long/lat but the point will not move to that new coordinate on the map. I know this is probably a simple fix but for the life of me I ...
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Run C# form when ArcMap mxd is opened

I have created a form in C# which collects data such as name, date, workspace and several other fields from the user and stores this data in a temporary .txt file to be used later by other functions. ...
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Permanently add a python toolbox to ArcToolbox

I've written a python toolbox for my company containing several scripts to speed up various repetitive tasks. Each time we want to use it we have to open ArcToolbox, right click and select "Add ...
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Unable to edit legend in ArcGIS layout view

Somehow I can’t open the legend properties after converting it to graphic in layout view – from what I’ve read in the ArcGIS guide and online, I should be able to edit everything on the legend through ...
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Open large aerial image in ArcMap

Is it possible to open a large image (20 to 30 GB file size) in ArcMap? I wanted to know this in advance before doing a project in which I would use UAV to capture very high resolution images and ...
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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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Cannot find Enable Attachments in ArcCatalog 10.1

I am using ArcCatalog 10.1 but I cannot find the option "Enable Attachments" when I right click on a shape file. Please see the pic below too. There was another question similar to this in this ...
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How to return absolute values using ArcMap field calculator?

I have a field of number ranging from -50 to 50. Is there a way using the ArcMap field calculator to populate a field with all of these standardised (positive numbers) so I have a range of 0 to 50 ...
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Are British National Grid (BNG) 1km grid shapefiles displayed accurately in ArcMap?

I have downloaded the UK Ordinance Survey's 1km grids in shapefile format for ArcMap. If you need to download them to have a look first you can find them here look for link in the first Answer to the ...
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get valules for all fields from selected features

The following code works for retrieving values within a particular field(Name1), but I want to retrieve mulitple fields. Am I to create multiple variables for each field? IMxDocument pMxDocument = ...
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Do I need an Add-in or a Stand-Alone Application for a custom form?

The type of application I want to build for ArcMap is to be run from inside of ArcMap and on a click of a button a custom form appears in front of User in which User enters certain parameters and then ...