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Measuring the area of polygon tool not working

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 and can't get the measure tool to measure an area. For some reason The option to measure an area is not available for selection. Any ideas of how to activate it so I can ...
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Arcmap not changing to landscape view?

Arcmap refuses to change my layout view to landscape when I change the options in Page and Print setup. It keeps the exact same portrait box as before.
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ArcMap many-to-many join

I'm working in ArcMap 10 and can move around in R, though am not an expert. I have a shp file and an xlsx file. The shp file is 20,221 rows and includes a field GID (grid ID) which is not unique ...
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Can't add marker saved as an EMF to the style manager

I'm trying to add a marker I created in PowerPoint and saved as an EMF to ArcMap. The current questions all state that all I have to do is open the style manager and go to the marker symbols folder, ...
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Selecting percentage of points from multipoint layer (ArcGis)

I am currently working with las dataset of small area, and I want to run some quick analysis on this area. Since my PC is not the best, I am looking for tool like "extract 50% of multipoints to new ...
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How to clean up a polygon by removing vertices and lines within?

After merging a set of shapefiles I've ended up with polygons that have vertices and lines within them. Is there a simple tool to remove these vertices and clean the polygon in ArcMap 10.2? I realise ...
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ArcMap get coordinate system

How can I get current coordinate system type from opened file? I tried var coord = ESRI.ArcGIS.Geometry.esriSRProjCSType.... ???; Can you tell me, what should I do? UPD: I need to save current map ...
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Is it possible to add values+symbols to an imported symbology in ArcMap?

I am trying to use an imported symbology from a layer file in ArcMap 10.2. However, the shapefile that I want to make a symbology for has two or three more values than are present in the imported ...
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How to best fit in certain scale 500,1000,2500,5000,10000 in Data Driven ArcGis

I have more than 2000 parcels. I added this layer in Data Driven. Need: One of the option that data driven has about scale of the Map is "Best fit". What it does its fits parcels inside data frame ...
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Reordering Tables in ArcMap Layer List?

I'm trying to reorder the TABLES in my ArcMap layer list. I can't find a way to do it. I can reorder normal layers since they appear in the "List by Drawing Order" tab of the "Table of Contents". ...
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Which Statistical Test to use?

I aim to determine whether there is a correlation between terrain variables (elevation, aspect and slope) and structural information acquired in forest survey. I have used ArcMap's extract multi ...
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Identify feature which is set for editing

While creating custom tool for ArcMap I found problem which couldn't be solved even with try-catch block. When start editing I must to choose which layer I want to edit (if they are from different ...
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Create multiple bar graphs out of a single data table

I have data for obesity rates and alcohol consumption for 20 different countries, all in the same data table. I want to create 20 separate bar graphs, which I can then place over each country to show ...
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Creating buffer around particular raster cells using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to draw 100m buffers around particular raster cells (artificial surfaces) in my LandCover raster layer in ArcMap10.2. The Buffer tool only works with polygon and the Expand tool always ...
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How to remove Commas from field values in multiple files?

I'm working in QGIS, presenting data in ArcMap, and Arc is having trouble with the attribute tables. I have a "species" column which lists the species found in that area and have added commas "," in ...
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Raster Calculator syntax

I have two rasters depicting climate in two periods and I want to compare their values. I want to create a third raster returning: Values of raster 1 are within the minimum and maximum values of ...
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Intersect/union two different polygon layers to produce a third polygon type

Can anyone instruct me on the correct way to union/intersect two different layers containing polygons so that a third layer is created containing the attributes of the non-overlapping regions from ...
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Unemployment analysis [closed]

I have been tasked to make a map or some sort of analysis that analyzes the spatial relationship of a certain ethnic that has high unemployment to areas that have potential employment opportunities. ...
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How to conduct an NDVI and regression with ArcMap?

I would ideally like to execute an NDVI on a sample of NAIP images and then use the NDVI scores per district or whatever my aggregate zone is, probably census tract. My goal is to identify census ...
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problem to open a netCDF and create a raster file

I want to open a netCDF file and create a raster with ArcMap 10.2. The file contains the mean monthly temperature for Switzerland. I found it in meteoswiss web site. I tried to open it with the ...
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Displaying multiple ArcMap documents in one file

I have a project in which I'll have 22 different maps that I'll need to display on a single 3' x 4' poster. Each map is an individual .mxd file in ArcMap. How can I best accomplish putting these 22 ...
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How to split polyline using points WITHOUT splitting at intersections?

I am trying to use points to split a shapefile of lines that have been dissolved.The "SplitLinesAtPoint" tool splits at intersections in addition to the points, WHICH I DO NOT WANT. I only want to ...
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ArcMap 'go back to previous extent' doesn't [closed]

I often use the "go back to previous extent" i.e. the back button when navigating my models in ArcMap. Alas for some reason it seems to have fixed on a certain location as my "previous extent", no ...
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Long delay when updating rows of a feature layer or modifying elements of a graphic layer using arcObjects in java

We are developing a simple AddIn for arcMap for the first time using arcObjects in java. The application consists basically on the following steps: 1. Obtain a Network layer which was loaded in ...
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HEC-GeoHMS not generating output from DEM reconditioning

I am a junior sysadmin for several engineering college computer labs. We deploy lots of software including ArcGIS packages. Recently a professor has come to us with an issue where the above was ...
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After Polyline to Raster conversion empty attribute table in ArcMap10.2

I have a line feature class (displaying different types of roads) and want to convert this into a raster. For this I used the Polyline to Raster conversion tool, using "type" in the Value field in ...
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HRESULT 0x80010202 exception in ArcMap closest feature searching by ArcObjects?

My method must return closest feature attribute. But there's a problem, it finds closest feature but returns COM exception HRESULT 0x80010202 void selectStreet(IPoint point, IActiveView activeView) {...
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Excel sheet in Layout View

We frequently have to update excel sheets that contain reports as number, images, and pie charts and import it in our data view in ArcMap (sometimes 13 times a day). We do it by copying the row/column ...
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Error with feature to raster conversion in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I am trying to convert an ESRI geodatabase into a raster using the 'Feature to raster' conversion tool in ArcMap 10.1. The geodatbase is available publicly from the USDA Forest Service website (South ...
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Displaying rasters with transparent background in tilemill

I have created a set of annotations for different web zoom levels in ArcMap, and would like to use these labels in Tilemill rather than using the tilemill labeling engine. I am aware that I can't ...
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Getting feature at point in C#

I want to get the feature at where mouse was clicked in map. So I was wondering how to get features which intersects with that point. Plus I was wondering how can I check what type of object it is (...
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How do I draw smooth vertexes around curves in ArcMap 10+?

I have some polygon layers (parcels) that have vertexes drawn around curves, as if traced. How do I click and drag to draw vertexes in a smooth shape? Big difference between what was originally there, ...
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Select points with lowest elevations and same x,y coordinates

The problem is as following, I have a point layer with x,y,z coordinates. Some of the points have same x,y but different z. I need to separate points without duplicates (x,y) and in case there are ...
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ArcGIS query - how can I find the average value (water consumption) from set of polygons?

I am fairly new to arcgis, so this is probably a really simple task, but I would like to ask advice so I can learn how to do it. :) Basically, I have a polygon layer that has attributes for each ...
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How can I draw an outline around my raster classes

I have a raster created from polygon shapes from a social survey of fishing areas in ArcMap. I have classified my raster to 3 classes High,Low,Medium. I want to draw a border or an outline around the ...
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How can I install the LARCH-EcoPlanIt toolbar in ArcMap?

In my study I´m looking for ecological corridors and I would like to use the LARCH model for it. I have downloaded it from this side http://www.wageningenur.nl/nl/Expertises-Dienstverlening/...
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ArcMap “One or more layers failed to draw: An invalid SQL statement was used”

I created a model involving the tool Make XY Event Layer because I want to plot latitude and longitude points in CSV file columns. The model runs without errors and appears to have plotted the points ...
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Extract values to point - values not being extracted [closed]

I have a single band raster. When I use the information select tool I can see pixel values. I also have a shape file made up of points sitting over the raster. I want to extract the pixel values from ...
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ArcMap tool for deleting polygon with C#

I need to create custom tool for ArcMap, which would let the user delete polygons by mouse clicks. I am pretty new in this thing, so how can I retrieve a selected polygon so I could delete it? Plus do ...
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one mxd per region or many mxd's per map

I am working somewhere where they insist on using one mxd per region, in this mxd there is every layer required to make maps (about 10 per region). I find it tedious because you have to turn layers on ...
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Why ArcMap.Application.Document is null on run?

Why ArcMap.Application.Document is null on run? There is my addin. It consist of tool and docWindow. DocWindow opens when tool is selected. When I run ArcMap with selected myTool and opened window, ...
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Unable to Drag to rearrange layer drawing order in Table of Contents of ArcMap?

I'm new to working in ArcMap, but I seem to have a very small issue. I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 on Windows 7 Ultimate and for some reason, I can't rearrange the layers I'm working with in the table of ...
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Creatinh equidistant grid in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am new at GIS, however, I need to create this grid with equidistant boxes similar to graph paper such that these can show approximate distance around different types of places. How do I do it? I ...
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Finding a point inside a polygon based on maximum value of a specific field

I have a Polygon Shapefile that represents US counties and a Point Shapefile that represents hospitals. The hospital attributes table includes fields like "Number of Beds", "Number of Patients" and "...
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How to query all layers in ArcMap and get access to them by name or index?

I have ArcMap with tons of layers. Some of these layers may contain another layers with data (aka Composite layers) or they don't. The depth of composite layers in unknown. I need to query all layer ...
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Is it possible to label a postgis Query Layer in ArcMap?

I've created a PostGIS query layer and I can't label it. I'm trying to work out if I'm dealing with a bug that I can't workaround, a bug that I can workaround, or if it is operator error. After ...
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Labels aren't displayed for layers inside a group

I'm using a python script to create an empty group layer in the current map document, add some layers to this group and update their symbology from an existing .lyr file. I also want to to turn on ...
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Copying XY to clipboard using Python Add-In (ArcMap)

I am trying to create a simple tool to copy XY from where i click the mouse button. What i have done already is: create add-in files using Python Add-In Wizard create toolbar and tool inside it in ...
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Generating Canal on DEM using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to generate a canal going from point A to B with a given slope. The canal should be on the underlying DEM. Is there any way to do this with the tools in ArcGIS 10 or do I have to do it ...
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How to group tools within a Python toolbox in ArcMap 10.2

I have created a simple Python toolbox at work for use in ArcMap 10.2. It is used by multiple members of staff so I'm hoping to make it as simple to use as possible. It currently only contains two ...