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How to break a single polyline into multiple polylines in ArcMap 10

I want to delete certain segments in a selected segment of a line in a line shape file in ArcMap10.
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How do I find the pgAdmin connection parameters?

I need to create a connection from arcmap to pgadmin using a python module because of an arcpy script, but I am unsure of how to get the pgadmin connection parameters. I think it may be some kind of ...
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How do I select * rows of multiple columns in one query using Select by Attributes within ArcMap?

I am trying to convert a psql query string into arcpy formatting for an UpdateCursor where expression parameter: '''SELECT ...
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How to add data from a Google map as layer in ArcMap using C#?

A want use C# to write a tool: add data google map as a layer in ArcMap. I am using Arcgis 10.0. Can you help me. Thanks and regards.
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How to get pixel size of Data Frame in arcMap layout?

The data frame where the map diagram will be presented in, appeared on the screen not in the actual size which is part of A4 page template, I want to get the actual size by getting the pixel size ...
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Prompting Dialogue Box to Have User Enter Information? Without ArcGIS Engine maybe?

Working with the ArcGIS family v10.1 on Windows 7. So, I have this vision for a GIS project that does the following: User opens up ArcGIS Explorer (ideally) or ArcMap (still fine), or I guess even ...
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How to concatenate numbers and add in leading zeros?

I have three text fields populated as follows: 1, 9, 1 that I need to concatenate into a field that looks like 01.09.01. Getting to 1.9.1 is easy but can anyone help out with how to formulate it so ...
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Is it possible to run an arcpy execute SQL method without connecting to any database or server?

I want to simply process a layer by writing a tool script in a toolbox without having to connect any database, so I think I may have to set up a workspace environment in ArcMap, but I'm not sure if I ...
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How to build a Query Layer in ArcMap 10.1 using columns of two different databases?

As you may know, to create a Query Layer in ArcMap 10.1, it is required to specify a connection to a concrete database and then, define the access to the tables and columns in the SQL Query ...
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How do you create a button in ArcGIS and have it run code?

I'm brand new to ArcGIS and have only a year or two of programming experience. I know Java and a little C#. I have a Java app that processes geographical data. I need to have a button in ArcMap that, ...
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ArcGIS.com and related tables

I haven't found anything on the ArcMAP forums. Is there any way to represent related tables on arcGIS.com web maps? I have a geodatabase that has related tables, but so far I am only able to show the ...
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How can I export data from a feature layer in ArcGis Server?

I'm using a public ArcGis server with some data I would like to export to shape or some other format. I know I can make a program (I'm a developer) that could query the server for all the features on ...
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How to increase the display performance of Bing basemaps in ArcMap?

I'd like to know if there are ways (within ArcGIS itself) to increase the display performance of basemaps within ArcMap. The internet connection was recently upgraded, so it is much faster than ...
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Cubist Add-In for ArcMap

I'm looking for an ArcMap add-in that will create a raster based on rules from RuleQuest Research's Cubist .model files. Ideally, the add-in will give the user the option of matching input raster data ...
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Getting ArcMap to display rasters properly first time

This is a very basic question, but as I've self-taught most of my GIS skills this is still a gap in my knowledge. When I load a .tif raster into ArcMap, most of the time it requires re-exporting to ...
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Idaho's southern border looks curved in ArcMap. How do I make Idaho look flat?

I have a polygon of Idaho's borders in ArcMap. The southern border of the state is slightly curved. I realize that the Earth is curved in reality, but I want Idaho to look flat. Is there a way to do ...
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Store global reference to a service/object

In developing with ArcMap, is there any way to register a service that can be used during the life-cycle of a document- for example to do something like: C# .NET ...
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How to display custom context menu during create feature task?

I have a created a custom context menu using ICommandBar and am displaying it on create feature mouse-down right click. I am constructing a point collection on each mouse down and then creating a ...
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Get layers and apply renderer to layer list from SDE ArcMap

I have the code that gets the layers from SDE, but when i add them to the map they have a different symbology. there is about 80 layers and i am accessing the SDE by getting the workspace from a ...
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Is there any way to set polygon features fill color and outline programmatically?

By some process I am creating a polygon feature layer. Before adding the layer in the map, I want to set polygon's fill color to no color and set polygon's outline color and width. I am working with ...
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How to programmatically Pause the drawing of the Map?

In ArcMap, there is a button to Pause the map's drawing. How do I programmatically call it from ArcObjects Code, before and after my heavy code runs?
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Connecting Access Table to ArcGIS (Replace Function!)

I have an Access Query where the Field names contain symbols like "-", ":" and spaces. When I was connecting my database to ArcCatalogue that specific Query-table was not visible. Then I used Replace ...
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Annoying little line in color ramp legends - how do I remove it?

This was never a problem with ArcGIS 9 but it appears that in 10.0 Esri has added small horizontal lines as the default when including color ramps in legends. I want to get rid of these annoying ...
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Turn off field programmatically in ArcMap via VB.Net

I'm creating an addin button in Arcmap via VB.net that when clicked, runs the identify tool. But I want only selected fields to appear in the identify dialog. My idea is to hide the unnecessary fields ...
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Query Layer with user-defined (dynamic) parameters in ArcGIS 10.1

I have prepared and published with ArcMap 10.1 to my ArcGIS Server a Query Layer to access some information in my database. My output map represents the European Union states and using annotations, ...
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How to use IDatabaseCompact.Compact() on an used IWorkspace, without permission denied

I am writting an ArcMap-AddIn with vb.net. I get an error when trying to compact my IWorkspace(mdb), the error is: COMException You tried to open a database, which was already opened by the ...
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Raster Analysis - Identifying features from Raster

I have an IDW, tension spline and hill-shade rasters that show an archaeological landscape and from these rasters I want to identify new features which are seen in the landscape as depressions. And ...
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get layer names from a group within a group

Trying to get the layer names from a group that are inside a group. I have the code the gets the layer from a group, but not group inside group. any ideas? Dim pDoc As IMxDocument Set pDoc = ...
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Selecting raster class with the highest count and attributing it to the field polygon [closed]

I am looking for a specific help. I have a 5m satellite image that I classified in ENVI. I brought this classified map into ArcGIS 10x as a .dat image and extracted the raster class for every pixel ...
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Error 000725 message from output workspace when using Python (ArcPy) script tool?

I am having trouble running a script tool that I just created in Arc 10.1. The script runs fine in PythonWin, but when I create a script tool with it, the tool seems to not want to accept folders or ...
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merge polygon in ArcGIS

I have 300 polygons in a single Shape file, I want merge some polygons together, when I merge two polygons the attribute does not come total count of two polygons, What I need is, when I merge two ...
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How do i get x, y coordinate values when click on map?

I am very preliminary in arc gis and in fact i am a web programmer. I created a local serviece and use this to create a web applcation in ArcGIS > ArcGIS Server for the Microsoft .NET Framework > ...
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Feature Layer is not showing the points on the map

I have a simple feature layer. The points will show up if I put the URL in a DynamicMapServiceLayer, but I need to use maptips, so that will not work. Below is my relevant XAML. If you need anymore ...
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How to clip data when using data driven pages in ArcMap 10?

I am working on a map book using data driven pages of the Silvies Valley in Northeastern Oregon. The basemap is a high resolution aerial image (raster) of Oregon with a shapefile overlay of USGS ...
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Symbolizing route data [duplicate]

I'm working on a project that routes various modes of transport to one location (a school) in Arc Map 10. I have about 400 routes, so there is a significant amount of overlap as they near the school. ...
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Select by Attributes based on SQL wildcard range

I want to select all the records from a geodatabase table where the string starts with a letter, so I tried SELECT * FROM tbl_names WHERE "name" LIKE '[A-Z]%' This returned no records. After some ...
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How to find elevation of multiple points on a map on ArcGIS 9.3?

I am working on the sewerage system of a city. I have the x and y coordinates of the station locations stored in EXEL format. How can I use this data/file to extract the elevations of the stations ? ...
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Creating rasters?

I am doing my masters in archaeology, but have used GIS for some time now, however this is my first attempt at generating and using rasters. I appear to have been successful for some, but not so well ...
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ArcMap 10 - Extract raster cells from imagery based on RGB value

I've got some aerial photography (format: IMAGINE Image) which is detailed enough to see to fire hydrants and a shapefile of fire hydrants which was digitized based on some CAD data. My project is to ...
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How to use a search cursor on a joined table in ArcMap?

I'm struggling to get a search cursor to work on a joined table view. I've used search cursors before, but never on data that has been joined. Arcpy keeps saying that some of my joined fields don't ...
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Getting layers from SDE with vba

Im running arcmap 9.1. i have the code that lists feature classes in a list box from the SDE. The users select from one list box and adds it to another list box. How do i get it to show the layer name ...
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How to improve the cartographic design of graticules?

The attached image shows a conflict between the graticule and the state boundary on a map. I have not found a way to display user-defined lines of latitude, which would solve the 42 degree line ...
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ArcMap's “Join Field” tool takes so long when just “Joining” works instantly. Help?

I'm using ArcMap and I'm trying to write a script that automates a join and then does some reporting. I'm not very experienced with joins and I'm running into a problem. When I do a join manually ...
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AxSymbologyControl via WindowsFormsHost in WPF (ArcMap Add In Project)

I need a way to offer the user a choice of color ramps for the ClassBreaksRenderer. I came across the AxSymbologyControl which was designed for WinForms. I tried also ESRIs (WinForms) example project ...
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How to improve join between shape and view?

I have a problem with a simple join and I don't know what to do: I have a shapefile with 400,000 parcels, in this shape I have only one column with the parcel id with an index. I have a Materialized ...
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How to find out the Stream Order from DEM

I have DEM Data for the study area, I want to know how to find out the stream order using DEM. I saw Stream order tool in Hydrology toolset in ArcGIS. in Stream order tool what is input stream raster ...
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Export Map Schema\Metadata

I've been digging around, but I can't seem to find out if it's possible. I create a series of maps for a client and I need to document all the specifications in the map. So I need to create a ...
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Problem editing raster and saving with projection and transformation intact

I am trying to make a custom tool to Arcmap using Python. It is supposed to read in a raster DEM, a point shape file and a distance, and output another raster. The output raster should be ...
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Need help to convert 9.3 code for registering .dll to 10.1

This is my code to register my DLL (im using ArcMap 9.3) Private Sub regDLL(ByVal dllName As String) Dim asm As System.Reflection.Assembly = System.Reflection.Assembly.LoadFile(dllName) ...
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Using xml workspace to overwrite geodatabase in ArcGIS Server 10 with ArcSDE for SQL Server?

I want to transfer a geodatabase from my development server to my client's production server. We are using SQL Server, but in different versions. Hence I cannot use Backup/restore or detach/attach. ...