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Slow performance when selecting features

I am trying to use the following code to select the features that have the attribute values that I pass in. The performance is really slow when it comes to a lot of values e.g >16k values to match ...
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how to set workspace of Geoprocessor in .net?

I am migrating some code from VBA to C# for developing an addin. In VBA, the geoprocessor's workspace could easily be accessed by workspace property of Geoprocessor. But how to set the geoprocessor's ...
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How to visualize the water equivalent between two raster layers in arcmap 10.1?

I do have two raster layers (interpolated with Empirical Bayesian Kriging), that show the elevation of a glacier in April, and September. I want to show the change in elevation between the layers in ...
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ArcMap tables - copying multiple horizontal cells between rows

I would like to be able to select a contiguous set of horizontal cells in a row, take a copy, then paste the values into another row at the same position in the same table. I do not want to copy all ...
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Geocodes fails when published to ArcGIS Server

I have a composite address locator that was built using our streets line file and our address points that works great in ArcMap 10.1 sp1. But when published to ArcGIS Server (10.1 sp1) no results are ...
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How does the geoprocessing results window store the tasks?

Yesterday I was working in a single mxd all day, performing dozens of calculations and other analysis using multiple tools. A lot of it was trial and error, so when I found the correct combination I ...
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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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ArcMAP path distance function handling of polygon and raster inputs

I am using a path distance function to calculate distances from a set of source cells on a land use raster. Unfortunately, my land use raster and my other inputs have different cell sizes. The land ...
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Symbolizing xyz data

I have hydrographic data in the form of an xyz file. I would like to display it in ArcMap. I need to symbolize the points based on their depth, shallow points one colour and deep points another. With ...
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How to exclude some layers from ArcReader legend?

I have created an ArcReader map for staff which has a number of imagery layers, such as satellite imagery and a raster topographic map. I also have a legend which automatically updates based on which ...
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How to add items to the TOC without automatically displaying the items? [closed]

Is it possible to add items to the table of contents (ArcMap) without automatically displaying the items in the main window?
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Getting Error while exporting

I am making an addin to create subsets and export them to a new workspace. I have stepped through my program and getting error at this particular line while running the addin: ...
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Update Layer with python, error attribute renderer

I am attempting to automate symbology using python, and ArcMap 10.0. I am importing this script into a toolbox, which I run from arcmap Currently I am getting two errors: 1) LayerObject: Set ...
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How do you programmatically read the coordinate display format in ArcMap?

I'm looking for a property (or properties) that will give me the display units and the formatting. I assume I need IMap.DistanceUnits but I can't find the formatting. Is this exposed? I am also ...
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Import Civil 3D DEM to ArcMap or QGIS

I have some survey data exported from Civil 3D in both dtm and dem formats. I thought the I would be able to use the dem more easily, but I think the format is different from a USGS DEM. Is it ...
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How to Add Values together using FindLabel (VBscript) function of ArcMap Label Expression?

I'm wanting to add together values from multiple fields in shp file and display the result as a the label here's what I'm looking at right now: if ( [SwineGesBo] + [SwineSowLt] > 0) then output = ...
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How can you find ArcGIS version programatically?

Is there a way using ArcObjects.net to find out what version of ArcGIS is installed on a machine (i.e. 9.3., 10.0, 10.1)?
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MS Access join table values, not recognized by ArcGIS symbology

I joined a MS Access database table to a GIS file. When I try to use symbology (categories) to represent a yes/no value which is in the table file (0/-1) it does not recognize it as a value.
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ArcMap: Help with FindLabel funtion

I'm starting to work with the advanced findlabel function in ArcMap label expression editor. I will say I'm a complete novice at this up front. Here is what I have so far: Function FindLabel ( ...
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How to assign IDs to villages which may have duplicate names?

I have more than 150 village points, each with a village name attribute village. The same village name may appear on multiple points. I want to assign individual IDs for each village name, say vill_A ...
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Query Layer to access data on Sharepoint

I want to connect to a Sharepoint list from ArcMap. Without knowing very much about these things I thought that it would be possible to read this non-spatial data to create lookup tables in my file ...
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Selecting features with attachments

Is there a way to select features in a layer that have an attachment. I want identify all features on a map that have an attachment accociated with it Thanks
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Table Borders won't print when added to display

I've encountered this problem every so often over the last few years. When adding tables to the display in ArcMap, the following occurs when printing the map: All table borders visible on the ...
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Batch Export feature attribute to ASCII in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have around 160 feature classes that I need to convert into ascii files. Spatial statistics tool ---> Utilities ---> Export feature attribute to ascii only allows converting one file at a time. Is ...
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Given a C# ArcMap custom toolbar with engine source files in a folder is there a way to install the toolbar and engine without going through VS?

I was given ArcMap toolbar and tool engine files without instructions on how to install but the code was done by someone else and it should work. How do I install it in ArcMap 10? I attempted to add ...
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How to Convert labels to DWG Cad file?

I have a new task where the client is asking for a .dwg file of layer labels. My first thought would be to create an annotation of the labels and then try and use the Export to CAD tool in ArcMap. ...
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Is it possible to target an ArcMap add-in to an earlier version?

My development environment is Visual studio 2010 with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 installed. I need my add-in to support 10.0 AND 10.1. Right now, if I try to install it on ArcMap 10.0, it fails. Is it ...
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How to set date as default value in Arcmap?

I need to set default value of the field "ExpireDate" to 31/12/9999. When I'm trying to set it it changes to the number 2958465. What is the problem here?
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How to zoom to selected Feature in ArcMap using ArcObjects?

By using the QueryFilter I am getting some features based on the query and I am placing that feature names in a listbox. When the user selects a particular name in the listbox that feature has to be ...
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How do I transfer specific attributes from a point feature class to a polyline feature class

I have a point feature class that I have used to create stream segments of interest. Now I'm trying to transfer some of the attributes from the points feature class to the new polyline feature class. ...
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Data View/Layout View Changes - ArcMap 10

I have code that will hide a certain set of points from the view using an ExclusionSet, and then switch to layout view for printing. I noticed in my 9.1 version, when after I am done printing, and I ...
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ArcObjects equivalent to ArcMap Flip button?

In an ArcMap extension, I need to flip multiple lines from a selection. The ArcMap Flip button only allows you to flip one feature at a time. What's the ArcObjects equivalent to ArcMap's Flip ...
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How to determine if all points on a map are identical in arcpy?

My eventual goal is to automate kernel density calculations for a large corpus of point data; however, if all points are identical (for example, if there are 7 points all stacked on top of one another ...
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How to Display the World Map in Projected Coordinate Systems

I am trying to create a simple presentation map and I download the global level country boundaries shapefile from http://www.diva-gis.org/Data. The layer coordinate system is in Geographic Coordinate ...
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How to Comment Out Definition Queries

I use Definition Queries a lot in my daily GIS life, but one of the many things I've found annoying about ArcMap is the inability to comment out Definition Queries. I'd like to have this option as ...
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Show representation properties in object inspector in ArcMap 10

When you inspected a feature in the object inspector in ArcMap 9.x (opened by clicking the "Attributes" button in the editor toolbar), you were able to see the properties of ALL the features ...
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How do you access the Draw toolbar symbol(s) from ArcObjects?

I'm dropping a text element onto a map and I'd like to use whatever settings the Draw toolbar has (font, size, color, etc). Is there a convenient way to access symbol interfaces? Or do you have to ...
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How to find polygon neighbors by rook and queen contiguity in a feature class?

I have a feature class containing several polygons. I would like to find all polygons that have a common border to a polygon of my choice. This can be done with the ISpatialFilter and ...
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code to draw a line taking length and angle as input from user in arcmap

I want to make a command tool in arcmap. The purpose is to ask user to provide length and angle as input from a point(already selected by user) and then draw a line.
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How to overlay 3 different layers using ArcMap

I have to overlay 3 different layers called "Bacino Isonzo Perimetro", "Bacini Tributari Isonzo", and "Isonzo" in ArcMap. Layers'properties are shown below. BACINO ISONZO PERIMETRO Data Type: File ...
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WMS layers don't draw in QGIS or ArcMap but do in OpenLayers

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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Is it possible to modify the ArcObjects IProgressDialog2?

It turns out that the best way to run long tasks in ArcMap is to use the IProgressDialog2. The BackgroundWorker in combination with ArcObjects (STA Threads) is a mess. However, it seems that the only ...
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How to consume secured arcgis map (role based active directory users) with SharePoint?

What is the best way to consume a secured arcgis map with sharepoint?
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Does multimodal network need a physical intersection between a point (terminal) and a line (rail or road)?

I have created a network dataset with rail, road, and intermodal terminals and set up the connectivity so that you can only travel in-between the two at the terminals. Terminals realistically can be ...
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How do I choose a specific position for ArcMap labels

ArcMap 10.1: Labels on tiles I have set up for data driven pages randomly locate around the page instead of in the centre or in the corner where I want them to be despite allowing overlapping labels ...
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How to add field attribute values from line features to polygon features they pass through using Python?

I have a set of polygons and I want to add a field with the name of the streets (from another feature class of streets) that are within each polygon. Using Select Features by Location, I select ...
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Creating join between feature class and table created with InMemoryWorkspaceFactory?

I'm trying to join a featureclass contained inside a pgdb with a table created with an InMemory Workspace. The in-memory table contains results that I want to use to define symbology on the ...
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How to add a ITable (Table object) to the current map (or document)?

I created an in-memory results ITable and I need to add it to the current ArcMap document/map to see the generated data. How can I do it?
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How to remove empty classes from legend in Arcgis

I have a classification image with only 12 classes. I'm preparing layout using this image. when I add legend into layout page, a lot of empty classes loaded together with these 12 classes. Totally 255 ...
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Clip data frame using “Outline of Selected graphic(s)”

I did a subtraction of a data frame in ArcGIS using the following steps. I prepared a layout in ArcGIS. There is a lot of empty space at the top of layout page. So I want to remove this space. I used ...