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How to use a search cursor on a joined table in ArcMap?

I'm struggling to get a search cursor to work on a joined table view. I've used search cursors before, but never on data that has been joined. Arcpy keeps saying that some of my joined fields don't ...
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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 improve the cartographic design of graticules?

The attached image shows a conflict between the graticule and the state boundary on a map. I have not found a way to display user-defined lines of latitude, which would solve the 42 degree line ...
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ArcMap's “Join Field” tool takes so long when just “Joining” works instantly. Help?

I'm using ArcMap and I'm trying to write a script that automates a join and then does some reporting. I'm not very experienced with joins and I'm running into a problem. When I do a join manually ...
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AxSymbologyControl via WindowsFormsHost in WPF (ArcMap Add In Project)

I need a way to offer the user a choice of color ramps for the ClassBreaksRenderer. I came across the AxSymbologyControl which was designed for WinForms. I tried also ESRIs (WinForms) example project ...
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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 find out the Stream Order from DEM

I have DEM Data for the study area, I want to know how to find out the stream order using DEM. I saw Stream order tool in Hydrology toolset in ArcGIS. in Stream order tool what is input stream raster ...
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Export Map Schema\Metadata

I've been digging around, but I can't seem to find out if it's possible. I create a series of maps for a client and I need to document all the specifications in the map. So I need to create a ...
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Problem editing raster and saving with projection and transformation intact

I am trying to make a custom tool to Arcmap using Python. It is supposed to read in a raster DEM, a point shape file and a distance, and output another raster. The output raster should be ...
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Need help to convert 9.3 code for registering .dll to 10.1

This is my code to register my DLL (im using ArcMap 9.3) Private Sub regDLL(ByVal dllName As String) Dim asm As System.Reflection.Assembly = System.Reflection.Assembly.LoadFile(dllName) ...
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Using xml workspace to overwrite geodatabase in ArcGIS Server 10 with ArcSDE for SQL Server?

I want to transfer a geodatabase from my development server to my client's production server. We are using SQL Server, but in different versions. Hence I cannot use Backup/restore or detach/attach. ...
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Zonal Statistics as table creates output but some are Null

Here is my newest issue: I have temperature as a raster file and different ecoregions of a province as polygons. What I want to do is calculate the mean temperature per ecoregion. I succeeded in ...
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Editing and Deleting Query Tables in ArcMap

How do I edit the query for a Query Table after it has been created? How do I permanently delete a Query Table? Even after I do right-click -> remove, it still appears in dropdown lists.
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Formatting tags doesn't seem to work?

I am trying to do a simple format of a text box in Arcmap. I went into the 'About Formating Text' and copied a tag to change color and when I apply the setting, the text doesn't change color and the ...
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How to generate Buildings ID numbers inside parcels

In order to decrease manual data entry, I would like to automate a task to generate numbers for all buildings inside a parcel starting with 1. For example, I have 4000 parcels and each parcel has ...
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How to export coordinates of selected nodes with ArcMap?

In ArcMap, I imported a .shp file with .dbf file. In the .dbf file, there is an attribute that denotes the node type. In ArcMap, by the menu "Selection > Select by Attributes", I chose the nodes that ...
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How to use VBA in the field calculator, to copy the last 7 characters to a new field?

Im using ArcMap 9.3. Im looking for a VBA code to use in the field calculator to make a new field of the last 7 digits of a "pin" field. For example. my pin is 00-00-999-999 and i want it to ...
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Problems with intersection in FME and ArcMap

I have one very interesting issue which I do not know how to solve/understand. In FME I used the LineOnAreaOverlayer transformer to get new intersected lines, these some are inside and outside ...
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Python console vs Toolbox script in ArcGIS

My question is similar to this post: Adding Layer in current session using ARCPY . My script works in ArcMap python console but not as a script in toolbox.I am running ArcGIS 10.0 SP4. The script is ...
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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 there a way to quick change the outline color of a polygon in ArcGIS 10 without open the “Symbol Selector” window?

Sei que é possível alterar a cor de um preenchimento clicando com o botão direito na caixa do símbolo de qualquer layer e aí basta escolher uma com simples. Tem como alterar o contorno do polígono ...
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How do I find location of minimum value within a buffer (around a point)

I have a digital elevation model (DEM) with a point location defined. I want to locate the lowest height values at a set distance from this point. I envisaged creating a buffer around the point ...
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Custom Layer Properties

I am coding a custom layer for ArcMap using C#. I want the eleven standard property pages to display for the layer (General, Source, Selection, ... , HTML Popup), when the user selects Properties from ...
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Selecting Point Features by Distance and Name

I have a multi point Townland file. I want to be able to remove duplicates within a radius of 3000 meters from each individual point?? I cannot simple remove duplicates as they are from various ...
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Identify tool (attribute pop-up)

I hope this isn't too basic of a question... I'm using ArcMap 10.1, and upon bringing in a feature class, the identify tool window shows the attributes in alphabetical order of the field headings. I ...
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Why does ArcMap connect to a Personal Geodatabase (PGDB) even when no feature classes (or tables?) are referenced in the MXD?

I have an odd question from a user in the same goverment that I work for. When he opens a .MXD-project in ArcMAP a Personal Geodatabase also opens that is not part of the project and does not have ...
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How to identify “true arcs” in Arcmap?

This is really annoying: the only good way of creating circles in ArcMap is using true arc, (compound curves) but I need to convert those to vertex (densifying) because of a compatibility problem. I ...
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Convert like raster cell values to a polygon?

I have a population density raster and would like to create 5 polygons from the 5 natural break (jenks) classification ranges. 1 polygon for each classification range. I'm using ArcMap10 and have all ...
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Snapping line endpoints to a point feature class by adding a vertex

I have a line feature class whose endpoints should snap to the closest point in a points feature class. The problem is, I do not want the lines to move, but rather a vertex must be added to the ...
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Image pop-up fields

Is there any chance of getting a step-by-step for inserting an .jpg in a feature pop-up in ArcMAP 10.1? You're previous answer in the forum almost got me there but not quite. I'm a GIS student at San ...
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Making a Map with a Legend as a .pdf Without a White Background

I have a shapefile of United States counties. I also have an Excel file of the share of the black population in each county. I'd like to make a map of this using GIS. (Before you say that there are ...
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Using labels/attributes from arcMap to display information

I am wanting to take the labels/attributes that are used in arcMap and display them in an InfoWindow when the user clicks on the map point. I really have no idea where to start on this so any help ...
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How to set ArcMap 10 attribute dialog split orientation to horizontal by default

When you open ArcMap 10, and open the attribute window (editor toolbar), the attribute dialog is split vertically. You can press the toggle button to split the dialog horizontally. I always use it ...
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How to output the ActiveView to a Jpeg image

I have an ArcGIS Desktop extension and I need to extract images from the map. How can I programmatically output the active view to a jpeg image?
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Add data from table into feature class

I have a feature class with mostly unpopulated fields (ArcMap Standard 10.1, in an SDE database, with attachments). I exported the attribute table as a .csv file so that a co-worker without access to ...
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How to symbolize vector features using RGB values stored in three fields? [duplicate]

I need to symbolize a vector layer in Arcmap based on RGB (or HSB - can do either) values found in fields in the attribute table. I'm working with up to 10 different datasets, each with over 100 ...
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Stack sat images and run operation on all

I have about 300 MODIS satellite with different acqusition dates, covering the same area. I am not used to work with so many tiles at once so I ask for advice. I am working with ArcMap10.1 What I ...
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How to improve positioning of images taken with GPS and Gyro info?

I'm sort of 'recreating' google street view with MIT right now. We have a car with a camera on top and we're driving at 10mph down a road. As we drive we're shooting pictures at 30fps and each photo ...
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Why is “Convert Graphics toe Features” grayed out in a dataframe that has georeferenced layers?

I have brought two graphics, a species range and a heatmap, into a dataframe and georeferenced them using control points. I rectified them and now I want to clip one with the other but I can't get ...
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gdal_merge to merge hundreds of png files

I need to merge about 760 png files into one and am looking at using gdal for this. This is related to the following question Getting a constant background color for transparency ...
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How do I programmatically export a single Data Driven Page to JPEG?

I am trying to write a python script to export a individual pages to a jpeg. I am getting the error "PageLayoutObject: Error in SetDataDrivenPageID". Can anyone see where I am going wrong? import ...
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Setting absolute label size ArcMap10

I have an architecture plan with elevation measurements. When I display the labels (Bullet Leader style), the automatic scaling moves the label on top of the background layers, obstructing them. I ...
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How to add simple table of text (Excel) into layout and preserve formatting and clarity?

I am trying to put a simple table of text (excel) into my layout and preserve cell formatting including alignment, borders and text sharpness. I've tried many approaches but nothing so far is ...
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How to Automate ArcGIS map production?

I am currently working with high volume ArcGIS (9.3.1 & 10) production of PDF files, part of the companies requirement is that a database (Access 2003) needs filling out with each map, this needs ...
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Proper use of Modulus “%” operator in ArcMap [closed]

Objective: Gather pour points to define a specific-sized watershed. In this case, 1000 pixels. (for this thought exercise, watershed is to mean any point that flows through a pour point, regardless ...
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Is there a way to link ArcGIS to MS Access and use that DB?

I have an IT background but I am new to GIS. I recently recieved training using ARCMAP. I have about 5000 farmers that I need to put in a database and access the information using GIS. The vision is ...
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Hyperlinking multiple PDF's to multiple points

Hi I am kinda new to all of this and appreciate any help. (no critisicm please, questions welcomed) I would like to hyperlink a pdf to a point. Each point will have a link to a different pdf. So far ...
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Cannot select a feature using ArcObjects because coordinate systems differ

I'm using ArcMap 10 and Bing Maps Road as base map. Then we have our adding which is programmed using C#. What I'm trying to do is to select a feature (A) that intersects another feature (B, from a ...
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Recovering Latitude and Longitude from Albers to Compute Distance

I have a shapefile of U.S. counties in USA Contiguous Albers Equal Area Conic. I want to do distance calculations. For example, distances from one county to another. I do not know how to interpret ...
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Obtaining coordinates when computing distance of a polygon to a line

I have a shapefile of a county. I am interested in computing its distance to a line, which I've been doing using Near. I want to know the coordinates on the line that produces the minimum distance. ...