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Problem with multi-threading and geoprocessor tool in c#

What I am doing: I am trying to run a geoprocessor tool in a background thread other than UI thread. I am passing string path of arcObjects and creating that arcObject in my background thread. Then I ...
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Alignment/Projection issue when opening a shapefile in ArcMap that was created from DotSpatial code

I have a number of Polyline and Point features stored in a SQL Server 2012 database. I am using a website with C# and DotSpatial to create and export a shapefile of any one of these features ...
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ArcMap | Perform full outer join

Hey there, does anybody know how to perform a full outer join with ArcMap? Just to describe the problem a little bit more, lets say I got the following two tables: Table A Joinkey 1 2 3 Table B ...
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Tool to convert Mike Urban network (shapefiles) to EPAnet network

This might be a too localized question, but I hope I'm not the only one here doing pipe network analyses in Mike Urban. I have a model in Mike Urban, and the client wants it in EPAnet format (since ...
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ArcGIS - make linear regression across multiple raster layers

I have a series of 5 rasters which represent a value for 5 consecutive years. Is there a way to create a linear regression for each cell over the 5 layers and output the slope? The result would be a ...
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Identify polygon overlaps within single shapefile

Using either QGIS (1.9) or ArcInfo (9.3.1) I'm trying to identify unique overlaps of prehistoric building footprints from an archaeological site recorded within a single polygon shapefile. While the ...
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Why is ArcMap giving greyed out scale area?

Not sure why my scale area has turned grey and is not allowing me to zoom in or out?
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How do I specify an extent to my map without disabling zooming in?

I'm a bit new to GIS in general so apologies for the newbish question but in ArcGIS 10 I'm trying to get it so my map is only for my local city government (where all my data is) and a small ...
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How to import a simulation from ParaView to ArcMap?

I made a simulation and reworked the output with ParaView. I simulated an avalanche on a DEM and what I want to do is to compare the area of the simulated avalanche with that of the real avalanche. To ...
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How to label each gridsquare in MGRS grid individually using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to be able to generate an MGRS grid of arbitrary resolution (say, 1km or 100m) and have each grid square individually labeled with its full MGRS coordinate. This was easy enough to do with the ...
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Is there a way to close a geoprocessing operation when the dialog box has been hidden/pushed to the back of the window

Is there a way to close a geoprocessing operation when the dialog box has been hidden/pushed to the back of the windows? I ran a python process as VB Script and when the error message appeared I ...
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Hiding Map Elements Outside of Neatline in ArcMap

I have a map layout in ArcMap 10.1 that incorporates a neatline that is offset from the edges of the layout by about an inch on the inside. Certain elements of my map extend beyond the neatline and ...
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Can I export QGIS basemaps as raster in ArcGIS 10.0?

I'm mapping a National Park in Malawi using Quantum GIS as with the plugin I can get the images from G.Earth (I need to see the vegetation). Since my supervisor is using ArcGIS 10, do you know if ...
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IDW interpolation extent

I am trying to interpolate my soil data (metal concentration) using IDW in ArcMap10. My question is: is there a way to set the interpolation extent to include only the immediate area where the ...
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How to add custom icon in Arc Map 10.1?

I have created cell_tower icon in .emf format and inserted in Arc Map 10.1. I want to apply this icon as symbol to point layer. I am trying but I guess I am doing something wrong. Tried following ...
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GCS_WGS_1984 Map in Esri Javascript

I created a dynamic map service in Arcmap and published to my server. The spatial reference used: GCS_WGS_1984. I used the javascript without basemap to display in a html. I cannot do a ...
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How to get any changes happened in the current SDE version?

How to get any change done on the map in the current version of sde. using arcObjects e.g. if i had a line on the map. and in the current sde version i changed the length of that line. how to get this ...
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Trying (+ failing) to use a Function in Field Calculator

I'm trying to populate a field using a function. When I run this in Pyscripter, it works fine: d = {} # Function # def find_dups(val): d[val] = d.setdefault(val, -1) + 1 return d[val] # ...
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interpolate point values to line

This might be a stupid question and I apologize if so. I have count data for different trails. They are points and I would like to make an average of those counts for each trail so that each trail has ...
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How do you create and use a SQL Server spatial view in ArcMap?

All, (using SQL Server 2012, ArcMap 10.1) I have created a SQL spatial statement to test out how a) the union function works, and b) how creating a view of this data will work with ArcGIS. a) the ...
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ArcMap AddIn Build Error when referencing external ActiveX Interface in VS2010

If the "Register for COM interop" is unchecked the projects builds without errors. But I have to reference external ActiveX Interface in my project so I have to have that check-box checked. I am ...
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ArcGIS JavaScript API filter raster dataset

I have around 1000 rasters (b&w tiffs) and most of them overlay each other. At this moment, I'm holding them in mosaic dataset and I want them to be displayed in my javascript webapp. I am able to ...
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What makes a MXD file size larger and how to decrease its size?

I know that MXD contains information about layers, symbology and configuration of default tools. I have a few that are exceeding 50 MB and are starting to take a while to load up. What are some of ...
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When I export shapefiles from ArcMap 10 there appears to be no xml file created?

When I create shapefiles in ArcMap, be it by selecting certain features from existing data or creating new polygons/points/lines, I look in My Computer and see a dbf prj sbn and sbx file. These ...
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String variable substitution in selection expression

I'm trying to put a variable into a string used to do a selection. At the moment it's like this... expression = "'No_Props' > 5 AND %s < 200 AND 'ST_Ori' >60" % metres_field ...
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What is the difference between ActiveView, FocusMap and PageLayout in ArcObjects?

I see that different starting points are used when interacting with ArcMap IMxDocument IMxDocument mxDocument = application.Document as IMxDocument; IActiveView activeView = ...
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How to view DGN file in ArcMap?

I have a DGN file made by Workshop Paint Pro and would like to view it in ArcMap 10 so that I can create a risk map. What are the procedures I need to follow?
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ArcObjects snipped to Select all Features currently visible on the ArcMap screen (ActiveView)

I guess I have to get the extent of the ActiveView and then use it to perform a spatial search. Is that the proper way to do it? Please share the code snipped if you have any. Thanks.
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Only Capability appearing is Feature Access

I was wanting to know if anyone could explain why the only capability showing when I try to publish an ArcGIS Service is Feature Access (Picture Below). I am needing to create a service that will ...
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How to wire ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.Extension to a custom AddIn Button click event?

I am developing custom ArcMap toolbar with various AddIn tools, button and extension. I see the sample how to access the ActiveView events in the extension Initialize() method. private void ...
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Color ramp in multiple attributes symbology (Arcmap)

I am trying to use the "multiple attributes" symbology tool in Arcmap 10. I would like to divide my data in 2 categories. For each categories, I would like to display a color ramp. I read ESRI's ...
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Adding “SelectByRectangle” tool to ArcMap custom toolbar Add-In

I am able to show the other esriArcMapUI selection tools in my custom toolbar, but "Select By Rectangle" does not appear. What is the correct Tool refID of it? <ESRI.Configuration ...
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ArcObjects - accessing layer data table from C#

I've spent all day yesterday trying to trace all my the errors but I'm just completely stuck now. Google isn't helpful either. I'm trying to create a small C# tool which opens my MXD file in ...
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Spliting layers from multispectral images

I have an image with 4 bands and I wanted to De-layer stack to have each bands separately. How and with which software I can do that? Thanks
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How to gain the facility of snapping when multiple points are selected

I have created a fishnet label(square 961 points) centering a point in other layer in arc map but the fishnet is deviated from the intended center. Now i want to place the midpoint of labels on the ...
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How to view/edit M-values of PointZ shapes ArcMap 9.3.1

I realize this is a very basic question, but however I can't find any basic Q&A on something so simple. I added three new points to a shapebatch in ArcMap. By default when I added them, it made ...
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Create dynamic table in layout view (Arcmap) [duplicate]

I want to add an attribute table to my layout view in Arcmap 10.1. I only want some columns and I have made a few other customizations. However, some attributes might change along the way and I don't ...
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Does the Load Data function in ArcCatalog automatically re-project the data?

If I have a feature class within a dataset in one coordinate system and using the Load Data function, load that data into a feature class of a different dataset that's in a different coordinate system ...
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How to create an array of points in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I have a master point in following projection system: WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_45N WKID: 32645 Authority: EPSG Projection: Transverse_Mercator False_Easting: 500000.0 False_Northing: 0.0 Central_Meridian: ...
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Importing a .csv to ArcMap

I'm trying to import a .csv file to ArcMap which has more than one feature related to a single x, y coordinate. It doesn't seem to like it - can anyone help with the formatting? e.g. ID name x ...
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importing XYZ to arcmap

My colleague has several hundred xyz files (*.xyz) and wants to make a DEM to use it in ArcMap. Files have three columns witohut first lane (variable names). I suggested her: to add first line with ...
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How to add feature class to MXD with ArcPy (Python)? [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and I am trying to add a feature class that I create to an MXD, so that I can join to it. This all needs to be done using Python. Is this possible?
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How to run a ZTV (ZVI) on ESRI ArcGIS 10 for a 3m high object?

What tool in the spatial toolbox would you use to run a ZTV (ZVI)? or is there a better way of carrying this type of query out using Arc? Also what other information would I need to do this type of ...
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Can ArcMap basemaps be used in figures intended for publication?

I'm wondering if the 'imagery' basemap available in ArcMap 10 can be used as part of a figure in a scientific publication? If it can't are there any alternatives, using QGIS for example?
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How to get rectangle with two values in converting polygon to raster?

I have 112 vector polygon shapefiles. I want to convert every single one to raster layer but instead of getting layer with same shape as vector polygon, I want to get rectangle in which cells that ...
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map does not show up

I spent to much time working on a project, I saved it .. I'm sure now when I open it again .. arcmap does not display my map ..the layers there and everything else but the map's not displaying , It ...
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ArcMap - Symbolism Wildcard

This might be one of those slap your forehead so simple questions. In ArcMap, how can I use wildcards to aid with map symbology? For the example below, I have tried adding values such as "Field *" ...
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How to create fixed length (and width) buffer around a polyline in ArcMap 10?

Could someone please help me? I would need to create 100 buffers (500m x 1km) along a stream polylines. I know how to do it by using shortest distance but the buffers should follow the curves of the ...
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I Need to add other data to points in ArcMap 10.1 document

I'm a user (not producer) of ArcGIS documents in my work and I need some help asking experts with the following: I have some Microsoft Word documents and some pictures that describe characteristics ...
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Layout toolbar disabled/greyed out in ArcMap?

For some reason, when I removed and replaced toolbars in an .mxd document the Layout toolbar is greyed out. I've tried opening/closing the document and ArcMap, in addition to re-adding the toolbar ...