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Add waypoints to ArcMap using GPSBabel

I've been trying to add waypoints to Arcmap for some while now. I have a Mac OS X 10.6.8 and have finally found GPSBabel that is compatible with mac. My current problem is to convert the waypoints ...
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How to add ArcPy Feature Layer to ArcMap automatically?

With Python, how do I get either the MakeXYEventLayer_management or the MakeFeatureLayer_management layer that is temporarily created added to ArcMap automatically after the tool is ran, without using ...
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Change label next to symbol in TOC

I'm trying to write a script to change the label next to the symbol in the TOC so it appears in the legend. Arcpy has a way to change the name of the layer, but I can't seem to find a way to change ...
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Arcmap fills up full image

I have an issue with arcmap. In the layout view and dataview it shows all buildings normal (it's a bit blurry, but it's only for a study not for presentation), but when I export it, all gaps between ...
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ArcGIS / ArcMap problem with tiff file and projection

I have a raster in ArcMap . The projection is WGS 1984 UTM 22. When I look the details of the projection I can see that the "scale factor" is 0.9996 When I save this raster in a in tif file and the ...
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ArcMap 100k meters square identification - double?

ArcMap - 1:50.000 - 5x3 meters - MGRS I put on a grid defined with the standard 1:50.000 grid style in ArcMap. I tick the box for "100,000 meter grid square identification", but it makes it ...
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“Definition Query on a versioned Geodatabase”

I would like to implement Specific views to the SDE users, based on Definition Queries of common attributes , like Date created > = October 1. But on first look, the definition queries are for ...
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Merge shapefiles

I am a new user of ArcMap. I have several shape files of various portions of the West coast of India (boundary and contour files). I need to combine all these files into one shape file so that I can ...
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Can I have two kinds of point geometry in a shapefile or I should create multipoint shapefiles?

Following my previous question, can I have a mixture of two kinds of geometry in a shapefile of type point. Just like I have about shapefiles of type polygon or I should always create a shapefile of ...
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How to derive soil water holding capacity from Landsat data [closed]

For estimation crop yields, I need some information such as Soil water holding capacity, potential evapotranspiration, crop types of the area, etc. For this purpose, I want to derive Soil Water ...
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How to determine the location that has the most intersections with other polygons in a certain distance/buffer?

I have a very scattered map with a lot of very differently shaped polygons. Now I want to determine the location where a circle polygon of a certain size intersects the most surface of these scattered ...
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How many interior and exterior rings can a polygon have in a standard ArcGIS shapefile?

working with GDAL/OGR library and studying these two slides about geometries and vector data in the OGR library: slide 1 slide 2 I found that a polygon can have an exterior ring and lots of ...
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Flip over min/max values in a stretched symbology for raster data

In ArcMap 10.1, we can render a raster in a colour ramp (stretched) symbology to draw a raster layer based on each pixel value. However, the legend for the layer by default starts from the max value ...
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Too many features selected with the ArcMap Select by Polygon tool

Here is my problem: First of all you have to know that I have ArcMap 10.1 SP1. My features are stored in Oracle 11g database in SDO_GEOMETRY format. I have imported a layer of accidents location in ...
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How to release locks to temp files after ArcPy script crashes in ArcMap?

Sometimes when I'm testing an ArcPy script and it ends with exception, ArcMap is still holding locks to some temp files (I run my scripts through ArcMap). I cannot run the script any more, because it ...
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Difference between Heat Map and Hot Spot Analysis?

What is the difference between "Heat Map Analysis" and "Hot Spot Analysis"? Are we perhaps using hot spot analysis to get the required relations between features, and then using the results as an ...
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Is there a way to control which ArcMap AddIn is loaded first?

I have a shared DLL that use across multiple ArcMap AddIns. It rarely changes, but recently I've had to modify it and I started getting MissingMethodExceptions whenever I made calls to classes in ...
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Select layer by attribute using SQL statement LEN() in ArcMap

as the title already suggests... I want to query the length of a string column and thought to use: LEN([ColumnName]) > 5 However, that doesn't work at all. I'm querying a table in a fGDB in ArcMap ...
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how to create a Heat-Map in ArcMap 10.1

Is there any tutorial about creating a heat-map in ArcMap 10.1?
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Stream network doesn't match the reality?

I am trying to create flow accumulation grid in ArcMap using Arc Hydro. I have the DEM (25mX25m) and the stream network shapefile. I have done the following 1)Resampled the DEM to 5m; 2)Burnt the ...
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Show content of layers in web map application

How can I show the layers used in ArcMap 10.1 such as .csv files, in published web map application? When I publish the map it says: No layers found to display
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How do I get a count of all the dead end streets? [duplicate]

I'm working in ArcGis 10.1 - Advanced and I wanted to know how can I identify and get a count of the number of dead end streets in my road network?
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Broadband coverage GIF image layer needs to be selectable (ArcGIS)

I am working on a project on Arcmap where I have 80,000 co-ordinates of postcodes and a broadband coverage map. I need to know which of the co-ordinates intersect with the coverage map. I have added ...
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Multimodal network v.s. single mode network [closed]

I created a multimodal network with rail, bus, and pedestrian network, and generated a 15 min service area (blue in the attached figure). I also created a single mode network with only pedestrian ...
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How to delete multiple fields in an attribute table?

Is there a way to select multiple fields in an attribute table and delete them together in Arcmap without writing the script?
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Enabling Geodatabase from ArcMap 10.1

I have created a sde schema in my postgresql database , I check all the priviliedges and everything. I also put the st_geometry.so in lib path of postgresql 9.1.3 installed on the server. I have ...
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Change Detection ArcGIS with multiple dates

I'll explain my aim first: I am trying to create a single raster to represent vegetation resilience, I am doing this via change detection. So far I have created 5 Change detection images, where 2000 ...
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creating a buffer in a raster layer

I've got a raster layer separated into 3 zones, representative of marine park zones. What i'm trying to do is make it so that where zone 1 is adjacent to zone 3, there is a "buffer" between them, of ...
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Select by location of doughnut hole polygon

I have vectorized the Corine Land class raster and want to select certain classes that are "inside" other classes. How can I select the polygons circled in blue? All the select by location options ...
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“Create Enterprise Geodatabase” errors

I am trying to use " Create Enterprise Geodatabase" option in arcmap 10.1: I am getting two following errors: You must copy the latest ST_GEOMETRY and dependent libraries to the PostgreSQL ...
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AddJoin_management crashes ArcMap

I am going to be using an AddJoin_management command in a python script at the end of several loops. To test, I used the AddJoin tool and use the below command in the Python window and made the ...
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How to calculate the average velocity over the flowpath length?

I’m working on building a GIS based groundwater travel time distribution (TTD) model similar to the one developed by Schilling and Wolter (2007) ...
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Unsplit lines based on length and attributes

I have a contour dilemma. Using Microstation, 1-ft contours have been made on a til-by-tile basis in our project. These DGNs were imported into a GDB, so the polylines have already been merged ...
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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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Google route like functionality in Arcmap

Drawing routes in Google Earth or Google Maps looks very cool. As point move along the route with specific speed. I am looking same functionality in Arcmap. Can anyone figure out how?
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connection from ArcMAP to Postgresql, Is ArcSDE required?

I wan to make a direct connection form Arcmap to Postgresql. I have ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 on windows (64bit). So I need to put "pg_client_windows64" libraries in C:\Program Files ...
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ArcMap toolbox script with draw geometries parameter

I have an arcpy script in toolbox, that need one additional parameter to draw geometry(ies) which will work as a filter. I have done something similar using arcobjects using ...
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Converting Excel Table to Geodatabase with Repeating Numbers Results in all Zeroes

I'm trying to convert an Excel file to a DBF file. I understand how to do it correctly using the Table to Table tool. However I am having an issue where a column of repeating numbers (labeled ZoneNum) ...
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Remove layers references from geoprocessing tool

When I run my tool it is calling some geoprocessing tools and performing some operations on some layers but when i delete those layers from arcmap then those layers are removed from arcmap but not ...
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How to close the current mxd document through arcmap add-in

First, I open a mxd document named A in arcmap, then i use my add-in to generate another mxd document named B, then I use ArcMap.Application.OpenDocument(arcmapMapFileName); to open the ...
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HTML Popup Database Actions

I'm working on a collection of points on the map, each comes with a bunch of properties. I succeeded using a customized XSL template to show the information when I click on any point. And now what I ...
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ArcMap attribute table has disappeared [duplicate]

I am having the same problem discussed here:. I don't know what I did but my attribute table is now lurking somewhere but I can't find it. I use only one monitor. The previous question was resolved ...
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What is most suitable DEM to delineate watershed (from spot height, ASTER and SRTM)?

I have three DEMs of our country which are spot height DEM, SRTM DEM and ASTER DEM. SRTM has 90m resolution and ASTER has 30m resolution. My supervisor told me to delineate watershed using these ...
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Add only unique features from another shapefile

I've got a problem that I am sure at least one of you have dealt with. I'm new to a company that makes use of a rather large database of point data. For whatever reason, the woman who was here before ...
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Adding UTM Zone Number to Coordinates

The computer program that I'm working with requires an 8 digit UTM Easting for the coordinates of shapefiles (i.e., the UTM zone number must be included with each coordinate within a shapefile). The ...
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In ArcMap how do I print to an image (jpg or pdf) with a transparent background?

I am trying to print a contour shapefile to an image (jpg) with a transparent background instead of white. What I want to do is add this into powerpoint as a layer over the top of a basemap so I can ...
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Strip html tags from ArcMap table

I am importing a KMZ we receive as output from an iOS app into ArcMap using the KML to layer tool. The resulting table includes a "pop-up info" column that contians cells with marked up tags like: ...
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Resizing symbol changes its position on the map

I have character symbol for my point feature class from ESRI AMFM Water - Unicode 117 with offset Y:10,7 and size 36. At that moment it is placed perfectly as it is shown on a first printscreen. ...
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Computing distance of a georeferenced .jpg to each polygon (town) in a shapefile

I have a .jpg that is a highway that spans multiple towns, and a shapefile with boundaries of these towns. I have georeferenced the .jpg so that it is aligned with the shapefile of the towns. My ...
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Arcmap 10.1 Export Map Module Missing Save Button and Name Field

I'm trying to export a map to jpg and have lost the save buttons and name field in the module. The module points to the correct folder, but I've lost scroll bars and fields. Anyone have any ideas how ...