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Backend: look-up address, spatial join, and enter to db

I'm not a GIS admin and we don't have one, so I am completely lost on this one. We currently have an sql db where folks remotely enter address data via web-browser interface and it is recorded as ...
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What is the recommended format to import tables from Excel to arc map with more than 65 536 rows? CSV?

What is the recommended format to import tables from Excel to Arc map with more than 65 536 rows? CSV?Txt?
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arcmap popup “Attribute” window before OnSketchFinished on new created feature

In my vb.net arcmap add-in application, I have 3 layers (1 segment, 1 drain line, 1 road line). I want to do 2 things when a new feature created: (1) By check "Display the attributes dialog before ...
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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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Can someone explain the use of relative paths with KMZ and KML files?

I am saving a map to KML from ArcMap, which creates a KMZ file. In the attribute table of one of the shapefiles, in this case soil borings, I have entered a typical "<href XXX </a>" ...
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Create an enterprise geodatabase - Administrator username and password are required

I am trying to create an enterprise geodatabase in oracle 11g, using the create enterprise geodatabase tool in arcmap 10.2. I have properly installed the oracle client needed and I am able to create ...
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Create a New attribute table in ArcMap?

I am trying to create a new table of attributes for later purposes, in arcGIS but just an empty one, How can i do this? I also have it as an Excel format, but I don't know if there is any way to ...
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Pie Chart Slice Sizing in ArcGIS-Desktop

I have two fields I would like to show in pie charts on a map. I'm having trouble understanding how field 2 is represented as a part of field 1. If a polygon in field 2 is over half of field 1, why ...
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In arcmap how to modify time value in editor tracking fields

In my map, I have several layers enable editor tracking, but the time zone is not the same as our location time zone (GMT +8). When I try to use time slider to modify the time, I find the time slider ...
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Can't Remove a Menu in Python Add-in

I have a Python add-in with a good amount of buttons and menus. I'm trying to remove a menu using the addin_assistant, but the menu isn't being removed from config.xml. I've tried removing the add-in ...
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Remove duplicated items in Arc attribute table?

I have imported a set of points into ARCmap using a kml file created in google earth. During this process, a number of the points were duplicated (see below). Is there a way to get rid of the ...
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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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Perform non-spatial queries on DB tables of a RDBMS connected with arcgis

Is it possible to use the arcgis infrastructure so as to perform queries on DB tables that do not contain spatial information? For example, considering I have a RDBMS where I have a table namely ...
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ArcMap - Display direction of points

I imported a few geotagged images and created a points shape showing their locations (or more accurately, the location of the camera) with the "Geotagged Photos to Points" tools. The attribute table ...
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Generating Attachment Match Table in Enterprise Geodatabase?

I've created a file geodatabase, imported a dataset, enabled attachments, generated an attachment match table and then added attachments. Everything worked perfectly and quickly. When I tried the ...
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Categorizing polygons instead of using default single symbol in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there any way to change display polygon from single symbol (default setting) to categorize? So far, when I added a feature polygon into the table of contain, it will be displayed as only one ...
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Create a custom Identify dialog

How can I check if a point belongs to a polygon? I want to create a custom identify tool with edit option. I am using C# and ArcMap 10. My idea is to click on the polygon (building/park/etc) in ...
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ArcGIS ArcMap average values in a single flowline

I am newbie in Arcmap. I need to get the average (Velocity) values of 1000 points on my long flowline. I tried to make parallel lines on each gridpoint using the "copy Parallel" function. But there ...
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Creating Shapefile from Excel Data

I have an Excel file with three columns, IncidentID, Latitude, and Longitude. Each row in the file corresponds to an incident and the location of the incident in units of decimal degrees. I also ...
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Is the error message “The Microsoft Jet database engine can not find the input table or query” the result of a hardware limitation?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2.1. When I try to compute a union of two shapefiles, I get this message: "The Microsoft Jet database engine can not find the input table or query. Make sure it exists and its ...
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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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Exporting PDF with Hyperlinked Attributes from ArcMap

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and would like to export a map to a pdf, preserving feature's attributes. I would like to be able to identify - let's say - point feature from the map on pdf, with it's ...
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arcmap layer export as shapefile, in the dbf file the time value is missing

In arcmap, I export a layer as shapefile. After that I find from the dbf file, the editor tracking date-time columns (created_date, last_edited_date) value only contain the date value, The time value ...
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How to get Network Analyst to find nearest facility on globe?

Currently, the nearest facility matrix results stay within the confines of the GCS84 projection, so the route from Los Angles to Japan travels EAST not WEST. How can I change the settings to permit it ...
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Arc error executing function Skyline with surface

Trying to get a skyline for a set of 3D points based on a DEM (LiDAR based raster), but get the catch all error 999999. The surface is optional and the function works when no surface is assigned. All ...
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How to create Map from jpeg in Arcgis 10

I'm pretty new to Arcgis software and going to create map. I have some points which should be shown on the map( there are temperatures of cites). So, I need to create a map in arcgis. I guess! What I ...
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Raster statistics

In ArcMap, I have a raster layer representing site locations. I derived elevations values for the sites from a DEM. Now want stats on distribution of elevation values at those sites. How can I do ...
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arcmap import dgn file with northern-eastern position system

I have a DGN file which includes road network information, but the DGN use northern-eastern position system. When I try to import the DGN file into arcmap, I get "Unknown Spatial Reference" warning. ...
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Trimble GPS data is not displaying in ArcMap attribute table

I am currently having difficulty trouble shooting a problem. While using a TRIMBLE GEOXH (GeoExplorer 2008 Series) I have the problem of missing data after exporting it to ArcMap from my GPS receiver. ...
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Making map by individual with neighborhood shapefile

I am working with a table* and a Shape file in Arcgis. In the table I have individuals living in a neighborhood and a series of characteristics, at the individual level, say weight and height for the ...
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Implementating Analytical Hierarchy Process with ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop?

I want to use the AHP in arcmap 10.2. I have tried using the arcscript available from http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=13764 Which was designed for Arcmap 9.2. I was able to get as far ...
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MXDs don't open by double-clicking outside ArcMap, but do open from within ArcMap?

If I try to open any MXD by double-clicking it from Windows Explorer or ArcCatalog, ArcMap fails to open. I can see in Task Manager that ArcGISFileHandler.exe briefly runs, then closes, but ...
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Looping through each specified layer and exporting PDF map showing shapefile and information taken from each attribute table?

I have been working on an automation script for the purpose of mass pdf exportmaps. I am required to export many pdf maps showing individual boundary files and client information. I believe the ...
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Assign points to another point layer's value

ArcMap 10.2 with extensions ArcScan and Spatial Analyst. I have two point layers (A and B). A has about 40 points and each point has a value (max. number of people it can hold). B has about 1000 ...
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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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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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Using if/elif for passing null values to Python of label expression in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to pass the Null values in label expression in advance python section. I have this code and it's not working. Note that all my values in [TX_SECT] and [ABSTRACT] are numbers. def ...
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Remove non-intersecting rows from two polygon shapefiles

I am working on Arcmap 10.1. I have two polygon shapefiles: S1 and S2 S1 has 4 polygons (rows): P1, P2, P3, P4; S2 has 3 polygons (rows): Q1, Q2, Q3 From S2, I have to remove those polygons which do ...
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Add annotation feature class to mxd with arcpy

From what I have researched, I'm pretty sure the answer is NO, but I want to make sure no one has found a work-around. Annotation feature classes in personal geodatabases need to be added to mxds. ...
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Perform a group by query on geodatabase in ArcMap

I have a geodatabase called predictions.gdb and a feature class called output_gis_120_Project in that database. I imported this feature class as a layer in ArcMap. The attribute table with columns ...
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How to calculate/find abscissa and ordinate resolution values on ArcMap 10.1

I am filling out FGDC Metadata for a product. Abscissa and Ordinate resolution are required fields. They are not automatically populated on Arcmap 10.1 and I can't find a way to locate (or calculate) ...
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Combine drainage streams and watersheds [duplicate]

I have a question regarding ArcMap. Lets say I have a .shp with watersheds and a .shp with drainage lines. How can I combine both, so that I can display single watersheds and the length of their inner ...
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Combine Digimap Tiles

Is there a way to combine tiles of Digimap data in Arc? I have downloaded tiles over a large area and would like them to act as one layer/image rather than a number which are adjacent to one another. ...
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Merge KML layers into one

Using data exported from Google Earth I ma trying to plot restaurants over a large area. To collect all the data for the area I had to use several searches in Google Earth and these are shown when ...
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Why would Tools toolbar of ArcMap be partially frozen?

Whilst using ArcMap one of my students 'froze' bits of the Tools Toolbar e.g. Zoom In/Out and Go To XY. I couldn't figure out why. In the end we reloaded the last saved file and it was fine. Any ...
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Reducing elevation from DEM using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am so curious how would I strip off elevation from the DEM. I don't know how I would explain it further but I have attached an image to clarify this. I wanted to eliminate the area shaded with ...
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Reclassify says Unique values cannot be obtained from raster, using values from dialog?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2. Whenever I reclassify a raster layer I get the following message:"Unique values cannot be obtained from raster, using values from dialog". This does not prevent be from ...
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Returning feature with maximum OBJECTID from Select By Attribute tool of ArcMap?

I want to get the maximum OBJECTID from a layer using "select by attribute" tool. But the result is not with the maximum OBJECTID. When I use "select by attribute" tool to get the maximum ...
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Proper font size for each paper size for reader to be able to read names?

I am working on a project that I need to figure it out how or what font size for each paper size. There are 10 of them and two of them are in the same paper size. There is data frame I have set aside ...
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Script fails when executed from toolbox but not in command window (MakeFeatureLayer)

I am able to run the below code in the Python command window in ArcMap 10.2.1 without issue. However, when I run this as a toolbox script, it fails at line 15: newLyr = ...