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ArcGIS Solar Radiation Tool - How is Local Solar Time/Local Time handled as input to the “within-day” time configuration?

I am scripting hourly interval runs of the Area Solar Radiation Tool, and need a hand understanding how to account for Local Solar Time (LST) versus Local Time (LT) within the tool. First off, I ...
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Searching semantically for symbols in ArcGIS Desktop?

Sorry for the noob question, but is there any resource (on the web) where I could more or less search semantically for symbols to use in an ArcMap layout? Using the Symbol Selector, I have to scroll ...
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Error with feature to raster conversion in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I am trying to convert an ESRI geodatabase into a raster using the 'Feature to raster' conversion tool in ArcMap 10.1. The geodatbase is available publicly from the USDA Forest Service website (South ...
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How can I draw an outline around my raster classes

I have a raster created from polygon shapes from a social survey of fishing areas in ArcMap. I have classified my raster to 3 classes High,Low,Medium. I want to draw a border or an outline around the ...
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PageLayoutObject error when exporting to a TIFF using arcpy and Python

I am having an issue when attempting to export to a TIFF in arcmap, using arcpy in Python. The full process I have scripted is as follows: Add rasters to a raster catalog panning to the raster data ...
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ArcMap - Adding Multiple raster datasets to mosaic dataset (for temporal change)

I have a number of raster datasets containing lake water temperature data. I am looking to make these time enabled as to be able to scroll through them. I have converted them to .TIFF format and have ...
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How to add ST_GEOMETRY column to an exitsting table that already has X Y columns

I have created and Oracle 11g geospatial geodatabase and have create an arcsde connection. I have been connected using arcmap, as a simple user (not sde or schema-user), who has all the proper rights ...
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Lining up polygon legend patches in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have tried the properties and everything, I cant understand why my polygons are not lining up correctly in the legend. I created this legend the usual way by adding my 3 layers to the legend wizard ...
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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 do I drag item/file from ArcCatalog to custom UI form created with Toolbar Add-in?

I have created a button add-in in ArcMap that pops up custom UI/Form. I want to drag and drop file from ArcCatalog into the textbox on the Form. I am able to do so with windows explorer but not from ...
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Raster loaded in ArcMap 10.2.1 not showing decimal places for value

I have an IMG format raster that I am loading into ArcMap 10.2.1. The pixel type and depth, as reported by the Source tab in Layer Properties is 32-bit floating point. The values, as reported in the ...
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ArcMap add-in (vb.net) datagridview will crash map when right click on the title part

I find the problem accidentally. In my ArcMap add-in, there is a search function which allows the user to search the geodb based on the value of a field. It works fine but today when I right click the ...
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Statistical Analysis of Shapefile Proximity within Raster Image - ArcMap10.1

I have a raster image that has been reclassified into 15 equally incremented values/levels. This raster represents "sinkhole risk" in a certain county. So level 1 is the lowest risk region and level ...
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Cannot Add Address Locator in ArcMap 10.2

I have an address locator. I wish to load this locator into ArcMap 10.2 in order to geocode some old addresses. When I go to the geocoding toolbar, drop down the left-most menu, select "Manage ...
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Export ArcMap cartographic representation to a symbol?

Using Cartographic Representation (CR) I've created a nice feature symbol with a filled interior and sharp outline. It looks great on a map, on screen and printed. However I can't duplicate that ...
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Arcmap: how to select features with attachments?

I have an attachment enabled feature class that has photos attached to points. However while any feature in the layer might have a photo, only 10-15% actually do. How can I narrow in on just those? ...
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Why does adding DWG from AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 freeze ArcMap 10.1? [closed]

I use AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 and ArcMap 10.1. I am trying to add a .dwg file into ArcMap and no matter how I try (drag and drop from Catalog window, Add Data) ArcMap freezes and locks up. Any ...
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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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Add CAD Drawing Dataset into ArcMap using Python

I am trying to add an CAD Drawing Dataset into ArcMap using Python. Question is how to add a Auto-CAD .dwg file to ArcMap using Python Normally comes in as CAD file within a Group layer with: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...