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ArcGIS 10 querying Oracle 10g without SDE

I'm interested to see if anyone has successfully got this setup working, and if so how many sacrifices were required and to which deities. I am hoping to ultimately get ArcGIS Server 10 serving map ...
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Adding a new field to table in ArcCatalog

I have a command button in ArcMap, this command button working to add a new field to a specific table in ArcCatalog. e.g. i have a table contains many fields like ObjectID , FeatureName, ... i want ...
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Does ArcMap/ArcPy support creation of textElements using Python?

From what I can tell python at ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 cannot create new textElements nor GraphicElements. Yet, 10.1 seems to support the ability to at least create a clone, of a existing GraphicElements, ...
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ERROR Add Basemap using Arcmap10

When i have to use Bing Map Aerial, it will come NVIDIA error, then closed on main page. how to solve this problem? thanks to advance
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Ghosting and Map Functionality Loss in Map View C# Arcobjects

I'm writing a C# add-in and trying to implement a piece where a user can add points to a graphics layer on the map view. The points are drawing, however the map pane has serious ghosting issues and I ...
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Overlapping buffers - Doublecount points that fall within 2 or more buffers

I want to analyze crime around certain types of stores in a city. I made buffers around the stores and I need to a) select and extract crimes that occurred within those buffers, and b) join the two ...
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Added PNG dissapears when I export/print map

Ive added a PNG image of a chart to my map and when i try to export as any image file or print the map the PNG image is not there. Im using arcmap 9.3. in layout view im adding image which ive tried ...
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Creating a map cache without ArcServer?

Is there a way to create a tiled map cache without using ArcServer? I have aerial photography in .sid format that takes a while to load, whereas cached jpeg tiles will load much much faster. Any way I ...
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Can I move selected features in ArcMap with arrow keys?

I would like to be able to move features by small (preferably predefined) increments using the keyboard arrow keys? Can this be done?
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Adding Button as Icon and Text to toolbar in ArcMap

How do you add a BaseCommand to a custom BaseToolbar as an icon and text. This is not an Add-In, it's the old way of doing buttons and toolbars even though it's version 10 of ArcMap. Cheers
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ArcMap 10 Commands

Is there an updated ArcMap Commands site for version 10? If so, where are they located? I could not find it here: ArcObjects SDK 10 Microsoft .NET Framework Thanks
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How can I apply symbology from two layers to one feature class with common features using ArcMap 10?

Say I have two layer files. Layer file 1 has symbology for feature types A, B & C. Layer file 2 has symbology for feature types B, C & D. In these two layer files, feature types B & C are ...
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Why is an XML file with the same name being created when I save an MXD?

In the last couple of days, everytime I save an mxd file an xml file is created with an identical file name (obviously with .xml rather than .mxd at the end) in the same folder that I've saved the mxd ...
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Finding Two locations with a conditional search on DEM

I want to find two locations H difference in elevation between two locations on a DEM. Ex: point A and B are my output after search on DEM. conditions are (1)buffer R distance around point A and (2) ...
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ArcPy Changing Spatial Database Connection

hi we have conveyed our some servers which has ArcGIS application and SDE on it to another server and its ip has changed. now when i want to open my .mxd file it tries to connect remote SDE with old ...
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Two rasters created from the same polygon have different extents?

My problem is that i am trying to export some rasters to Rockworks so that i can create a sand layer from them. Rockworks requires the grid files i use to have the exact same XY co-ordinates. So i ...
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ESRI ArcMap TextSymbol

I'm looking to do the following. Create a point on a map at a given coordinate (x,y) and then display text at that point. Right now I can create a shape file but nothing is displayed on the map. ...
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Creating fixed width polygons in ArcMap

I've been adding easements, which typically have a fixed width. Are there any existing tools or scripts that would allow me to define one edge and automatically create the other? The buffer tool is ...
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Delete custom toolbar grayed out in ArcGIS 10.2

Recently I worked on adding a custom toolbar to ArcMap. It took a few tries, and now there are my initial 'drafts' of the toolbar still added to my ArcMap list of toolbars. According to the help, I ...
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Export Geotif with transparent Background

i using Arcmap and i have a raster file, i need export this using a Geotiff file for use in Geoserver like a layer. My problem is, when i export the file always exist a color gray or white in the ...
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ArcMap remove feature-class from feature-dataset

I am using ArcMap 10.0 (Editor). I have got a feature-dataset within a GDB with several feature-classes and an topology. I am unable to find a way to delete/remove a feature class from that ...
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Trouble renaming layers using arcpy

Running ArcMap 10.1 So, I have a bunch of layers that all have the same name. I'm trying to rename them so that they have names that actually mean something. Everything runs fine until it is time ...
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How to set the extent of a rotated data frame from a rotated rectangle using ArcObjects?

I use ArcObjects to produce a map document. I have a rotated rectangle that I want to be the exact extent of my data frame. So, I want to rotate the data frame with the same orientation than the ...
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How to create my own basemap in ArcGIS from JPEG files?

I have my own *.jpg tiles. How to create basemap from it and publish as service via ArcGIS for server? I was trying to find my issue in documentation, but I didn't have success. It seems very easy for ...
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Selecting percentage of points from multipoint layer (ArcGis)

I am currently working with las dataset of small area, and I want to run some quick analysis on this area. Since my PC is not the best, I am looking for tool like "extract 50% of multipoints to new ...
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Finding a point inside a polygon based on maximum value of a specific field

I have a Polygon Shapefile that represents US counties and a Point Shapefile that represents hospitals. The hospital attributes table includes fields like "Number of Beds", "Number of Patients" and ...
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connect ArcGIS server with different instances of oracle database

Is it possible for a development team to have personal oracle database instances, for testing purposes, connected with the same GIS server? In other words I want every user to work with his own data, ...
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SQL 2012 code that spatially polyline fine (join file) to a point file (target) and provides Distance Field

I am currently working in ArcMap 10.2.2 but would like the SQL code to create the same output as that provided by the Spatial Join tool. Target feature = point, Join Feature = polyline, Option ...
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Cannot read CSV-file from ArcMap

when trying to import a CSV from my hardtrive to my map-document using "add Data"-dialog I get the error "Selected element could not be added to map. Generic error" (or something similar, I am using ...
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Python script fails on stand alone but works in ArcMap as a toolbox

I have a fresh install of ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS for Desktop both 10.2, latest patches applied. The data is served in this application from a PostgresSQL enterprise geodatabase. The problem is that ...
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Dockable window close event

Is there an event that fires when a custom dockable window is closed in ArcMap? My dockable window uses the Add-in pattern and hosts a WPF user control. It opens via a command button which is nested ...
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Package Layer (Data Management) tool reporting error 000814?

I want to package layers using the Package Layer (Data Management) tool but I always get error 000814 indicates invalid output file type (I try to add the .lpk extension also the same error). The ...
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Entering value greater than Range Domain maximum?

I created a range domain in a file geodatabase. The type is short integer and ranges from 0 to 200. The domain was assigned to a new column I created. But I could still enter a value greater than 200 ...
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Changing field / alias names in a shapefile using ArcMap10.2

I have a query regarding changing field and alias names in a shapefile. ArcGIS info for 10.2 says: ...For example, you can do any of the following: Define an alias for a field name so the field ...
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ArcPy Feature To Line failing on 'large' datasets?

I knew that FeatureToLine had issues with large datasets and I have seen other questions revolving around the same error, but I am completely baffled by this. Basically, this function works perfectly ...
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How to set up a 3D plane in ArcGIS?

I need to model a fault plane below the earth's surface and find distances from different points on the surface of the earth. I know the dimensions of the plane and its orientation but I can do that ...
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How to export map in draft mode?

ArcMap 10.2. I want to export map in draft mode. Without layers. Only few rectangles displaying main part of map, legend, scale bars, north arrows, margins and guide lines. E.g. something like ...
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Can we access the ArcMap Image Analysis tools using Python?

Esri recently added a new Image Analysis window to ArcMap - it's found under > Windows in the main toolbar: The Image Analysis window's Processing section simplifies the experience of applying ...
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Unknown coordinate system warning when programmatically adding layer

I have another interesting question for you. I have data with unknown coordinate system. When I add this data using a standard tool(File->Add Data) in ArcMap, a warning dialog appears. It looks like: ...
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Is it possible to learn ArcObjects without VB?

I have some text in arcmap active view and I need to Change the font face as the licence does not cover the font type. I am using python script for Automation but arcpy can not select the text ...
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create diversity map of qualitative features, ArcMap

I am trying to create a map of forest type diversity with ArcMap. I have a polygon forest layer with the different forest types as attributes (e.g. 0815, 0862, 0813, ..., which stands for 'mixed ...
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ArcMap's Join and symbology

I'm still new into the GIS World, and here's what i'm trying to achieve , i have Yemen administrative shapfile with list of governments, and districts,i also have an excel file with a list of migrants ...
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Labeling only the latest feature

I need to label only the latest feature in a particular feature class. I actually would like to automate it, so that when I will add any new feature to this feature class, the label will automatically ...
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GeoDa crashes when loading shapefiles

I'm trying to load around 6000 shapefiles (all the postcodes for a city) into GeoDa but it crashes everytime ("OpenGeoDa.exe has stopped working"). Their troubleshooting page details this problem but ...
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Problem while inserting an object into ArcMap

I get this error, when I try to insert a pdf file into ArcMap Layout view. I have clicked on Insert - Object - create from file, browsed the geo pdf and pressed ok. I get this error: Failed to ...
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Polyline to points ordered in cumulative distance from starting point

I have a problem with converting a line to points, where the points are ordered as the cumulative distance from the start of the line. I originally had 3 individual lines which I merged to make 1 ...
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ArcGIS iteration naming

I'm trying to use the iteration function in ArcGIS model-builder. To avoid overwriting the output raster, I used %Name% inline variable. But the name of my files are getting bigger and bigger overtime ...
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ArcMap Model Builder Iterator to create selections

This is a sequel to my question about aggregating polygons in order to create neighborhoods. I want to automate the geoprocessing of the above task. When I use Model Builder's "Iterate Feature ...
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How to determine stream channel Reach locations?

I have a stream network and want to determine stream reach locations In attached figure, Reach 4 is at the junction of sub2 and sub5, and Reach 3 is at the junction of sub1 and sub4. Any suggestions ...
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Clustering polygons by sum of values

I would like to group polygons that (1) are contiguous and (2) when the combined values of field X >= Y. Specifically I am grouping zipcodes that are connected. a group is when 1 or more zipcodes ...