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Arcmap [ArcView License only] 10 labels at different scales

Is it possible to have different labels at different scales (without duplicating layers)? For e.g. I have loads of point shapefiles and would like to label them with ID, Name and postcode. My idea ...
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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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Adjusting z values for all vertices in polylines in ArcMap?

Is there way in ArcEditor (10.0) to adjust all the vertices z values by an offset? (translate in z axis?) I have many polylines which need to be lowered (eg: subtract 1m from every vertex z-value).
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Handling user password input in ArcPy scripts?

I'm currently trying to write a script that has a username & password input which then returns some data if the user has appropriate access. The script works just fine when I hardcode my own ...
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ArcMap 10.1 point snap: Unable to snap to a point please help!

Very basic question sorry, missing some fundamentals. Outline: I have 4 points as a .shp also converted to .lyr that I brought in as a x/y table and converted. I want to create a polygon as a ...
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How to calculate (summarize) atribute values of each point included in certain polygons?

in ArcMap 10.0 I have one point shapefile (some adress layer with number of citizens) and one polygon shapefile (geomorphological segmentation). I need to add up citizens who live in certain area. I ...
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How to get the nearest line to a feature?

I have features on map, and i want to get the nearest poly-line to each one. How to write spatial query to get the nearest one. I tried to use ISpatialFilter but i couldn't reach anything.
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Creating Raster with values based on function output

I have a function that calculates a price based on the input slope and distance. I want to write the price to a raster as the rastervalue. How do I do that? OpenSource and ArcMap solutions would work. ...
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Cluster GPS Points by set Distance

I have X,Y data that I am trying to buffer to find clusters. My definition for a cluster is " 2 or more points with a maximum distance of 200 meters". My problem is: Point A, Point B, and Point C ...
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Is ArcFM or ArcMap leaking memory when switching between page templates?

Can anyone else reproduce the memory leak described below? Any insight into what may be causing the leak is appreciated. I have custom code that swaps between landscape and portrait templates and ...
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Join feature classes from two ArcSDE geodatabases with same schema?

I am working with two ArcSDE geodatabases -- one for test, one for production. They both have the same schema. I recalculated an attribute in the test environment and wanted to push that to ...
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Making Shaded Area Polygon from HILLSHADE raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

How am I suppose to extract the values ( Value<=100 ) from this HILLSHADE raster, and then make the extracted values as a VECTOR POLYGON (shapefile) ---I'm using ArcGIS 9.3 (ArcInfo with all ...
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Missing options on database connection in ArcCatalog

I have 2 databases on the same server. I can add connections to them both without a hitch in ArcCatalog (or catalog in ArcMap). The problem is that I seem to be losing some options when right clicking ...
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Select top 5 most items in a geodatabase

I'd like to know what is the best way to select the 5 most expensive items (in terms of actual monetary value) in my geodatabase where i have a price field. Prices are not necessarily ordered but can ...
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ArcGIS export layout with inserted EMF graphics

using ArcGIS 10 SP3 for some simples mapping tasks. But::: I have a layout with some inserted EMF graphics. These graphics are in fact formatted Excel-tables. The first rows in the tables are shaded ...
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How to clip a layer file

I have a world imagery layer that I want to clip to a single county. I would just save as a JPEG and edit using other software, but this uses a lot of processing power if I want a high resolution. I ...
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How to make smaller ArcMap PDF for use in InDesign?

I frequently build reports that incorporate ArcMap maps. The maps are all exported in PDF format. I am finding that there are so many line segments in the map that importing them at times is almost ...
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How to create a smallest quadrilateral concave polygon around GPS points?

I have this GPS track in a metric grid (Symbology by elevation, if anyone wonders): I need to define it's general area - for registrations and permits, with just 4 points. Therefore, I assume that ...
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Why does onDemand setting remove my buttons from my menu?

When I set the onDemand="false" attribute, my buttons disappear from my menu! I'm setting the attribute to false so that I control its behaviour using the OnUpdate override in code. Am I doing ...
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Preventing ArcMap from Clipping Neatline when Exporting Map

I cannot seem to keep ArcMap from clipping off a fraction of an inch on the edges of the maps I am exporting: I would like the 1.5 point border that is set for the legend to be uniform around the ...
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Spatial Join problems in ArcGIS 10.1 - intersect polygon and lines

I have hurricane tracks (Lines) and Florida county boundary (polygon) and I want to extract only those hurricane tracks that intersect Florida. In ArcMap 10.0 I used Spatial Join (from ...
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Failed attempt to relate a .csv file of 400 records to a single record in a point data layer

I have the Provincial Groundwater Monitoring Network as a point feature of 39 monitoring wells which includes an attribute for WELL ID. Each monitoring well then has a corresponding .csv file with 400 ...
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Making a subsurface TIN model

I had been very glad if any of you have time to help me. I am a student and currently writing a thesis. In this paper I will create a 3D model of a glacier, where I will show the internal structures ...
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ArcGIS 9.3.1 User Privileges

I know that you can grant privileges for users using ArcCatalog for the whole Dataset as letting them select, update, delete and insert feature classes. But my question is how could I grant the ...
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ArcGIS key numbering labels for every feature in one layer

I would like to use key numbering when labeling specific layer. But the tricky thing is I want to label every feature in this way. By default, key numbering is last option in Strategy order (source). ...
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Is there a way to add a PDF to ArcMap as data?

I receive a lot of PDF maps (vector, image, with georeference and without) and I am having to convert them to an image file before I can add them to ArcMap and georeference. I can't see any obvious ...
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Can ArcGIS handle missing values to create a contour map?

I am trying to create a contour map for a waterbody. It turns out that in several locations there is no data. I just don't want to use the missing values as zero in ArcGIS because it would create ...
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Hyperlinking Access db to ArcMap

I am trying to hyperlink from MS Access to ArcMap to view specific features. Within MS Access, I have 1400+ lines catalogued. I would like to click a button and view the line in ArcMap. Any ideas ...
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Breaking a dynamic text line in data driven pages

I am using data driven pages and some of my dynamic text attributes are too long for my layout. Is there a way to break the line into 2 or more lines with out editing the data? Example: FROM Billy ...
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Can you insert a marker symbol at a specific scale?

I have a map that is consistently used at a 1:500 scale. I want to be able to add structures to the map to view and move them around to get the best fit. The end user is new to GIS and I am trying to ...
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Displaying raster attributes on data driven pages

I have a feature class of 50 properties that are ranked. I have a photo for each property stored in a raster attribute column (in the feature class) called "Picture". I am trying to create a Dynamic ...
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Convert ArcMap label expressions from VBScript to Javascript or Python

I have a large number of layers (hundreds) with label expressions written in VBScript. I am using ArcMap 9.3.1, and I'm now starting to export the layers as MPKs for use in our ArcGIS Runtime (WPF) ...
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How to get DXF to show up in the right spot?

I just followed the advice of this forum post in order to export the vector layers of a PDF for usage in ArcMap. The map vector layers in the PDF were spatially referenced. I was able to export the ...
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Calculating Quarter (Q1, Q2, etc) using Date field in ArcMap Field Calculator?

I am using ArcMap 10.0 and making a map where I symbolize on annual quarter (i.e. Q1 2013, Q2 2013, and so on by quarter through 2015). If a date field contains this: 01/15/2013, and I wanted to ...
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Vba Cons Numbers [duplicate]

I want to make a list of cons numbers(ex. 1,2,3...) in field calculator (VBA). When I am putting for example: (dim d d=[field]+1). The result is all my fields are =1. How to solve this arc map (vba). ...
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How to drag a layer from ArcMap Add-in into its MXD?

I have a simple ArcMap Add-in that displays all featureclass names in a database inside of a ListBox. If I select a name or multiple names in the listbox, how can I drag and drop it in ArcMap? Just ...
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Is it possible to add to the map a layer containing results from a sql query

I'm developping an ArcMap Extension and I need to join an existing feature class with data from a sql query located on another DBMS. I already set up a Workspace with an OleDbWorkspaceFactory. I'm ...
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How can I edit/create new Normal.mxt template in ArcGIS 10.1?

I used to work with .mxt templates often back in version 9 and 8 but things seems to have changed since then. I realized that my new documents are loading a style file I don't want to to be loaded ...
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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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How to calculate the density of settlement per 100 square kilometers?

I have a point shapefile representing settlements. I want to calculate the density of settlement per 100 square kilometers. Should I use point or kernel density? I am working with ArcGIS. Is there any ...
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Python script to create a point on a line with attribute data

I have a line feature class with 2 lines (Engineering and Continuous Station series) co-incident on each other. I have created a toolbar(ArcGIS Desktop add-in 10.1) with 3 tools on it, add control ...
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Error 010240 with ZonalStatistics

I have a code that calculates the sum of water recharge for a pixel for a 9 year period (This piece of code works fine, just thought I would show how it is made just in case. The values range from 0 ...
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How to intersect 2 polygon layers with a given tolerance for features in different layers only?

I can intersect 2 layers with polygons using ArcMap. However I can specify only overall tolerance no matter what layer a feature is in (even same layer). So I either end up with lots of slivers if I ...
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Split a Polyline into small segments

I am writing an addin, which needs to split a polyline into a number of segments taking the number of segments as an input from user. How can I accomplish this?
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Why can I not drag (re-order) layers within Table of Contents in ArcMap 10?

I added Raster data from a folder into ArcMap 10.1 and I cannot seem to drag any layer within the Table of Contents. Can someone help?
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MAP Director for ArcGIS

I have installed the Cartegraph 8, where I would like to know if it is possible to add the MAPDirector for ArcGIS Extension to ArcMap. As per the following documentation, it seems like the extension ...
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Overlapping polygon outlines dashed at overlapping locations but solid elsewhere

In ArcMap 10.0, if one smaller polygon fits inside of another and shares a portion of the larger polygon's boundary, and they both are set to display thick outlines on the inside, is there a way to ...
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How do I add a field that determines the feature's transparency in ArcMap?

I have a feature layer that has points. I want these points to be transparent depending on a field that I've created. Here are references to being able to actually do this (I do understand that these ...
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Creating labels on Pie Charts in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am creating a Location Pie chart for my study area using Male and Female population in ArcGIS for Desktop. The software creates for legend of charts but I want to create a label on chart itself. ...
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How to generate Report with Unicode Character for Gujarati text?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and want to generate report using Report Designer. In Report header i use Label Control for display unicode character (Gujarati) but when i copied gujarati text from word doc ...