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New style and symbol with ArcMap

I a beginner with the ArcGIS platform. I would like to create a new style with ArcMap. I try with the menu : Customize -> Style Manager Style Manager : http://hpics.li/9471c73 My new style appears ...
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Embedding font into .mxd using ArcMap?

I use a custom made font for symbols on my map in ArcMap 10. Is there anyway to embed the font in the .mxd file so I don't have to distribute the font files with instructions on how to install it to ...
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Clip Raster to Polygon Grid?

I have a polygon grid file and want to clip my raster imagery to the shapes outlined by it. I am using arcmap and was wondering if there was a tool directly for this? I would like to also be able to ...
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How to use Replace Geometry to replace the selected feature with a circle

I have a polygon shapefile and I want replace every irregular polygon with a circle. I think I can do it with the Replace Geometry tool. But once the Replace Geometry tool is selected, draw a polygon ...
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How can I copy feature in ArcMap to a specified location

In ArcMap you can use the copy and paste on the standard toolbar or use the Copy Features tool on the Advanced Editing toolbar to copy the selected feature. But the former can only copy a feature to ...
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Arcmap grid index feature

I have used the Grid index feature tool to create an index grid. The label/attribution of the page names are populated in a "row" orientated manner. eg lef to right a1,a2,a3,a4,a5,a6 b1,b2,b3,b4,b5,b6 ...
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Add Geometry attributes error

I have a point shapefile on which I would like to use the "Add geometry attributes: tool in order to add x and y coordinates using a GCS that I am interested it. When I run this tool I get the runtime ...
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Extract polygons closest to/coinciding with points?

I have 2 shapefiles, a polygon and a point layer. I would like to perform an operation in which I extract the polygons that coincide or are closest to each point, and throw away the polygons which are ...
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Callout labels and Maps

I'm trying to create a set of labels that are callouts that I can move, manipulate and position around the edges of my map but is also tied to the attribute table data. Is there an extension or way ...
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simple if statement in ArcMap field calculator

I have two fields containing string variables. The first one is f and the second one is f1. I would like to create a new field and populate it with the following: if f1 is equal to f, return f1 if ...
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Editing attribute tables in ArcMap

I have a point shapefile with several fields. Among these fields is a comment field. I would like to be able to zoom into each point and add a comment into this field in real time without having to ...
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Google Street View add-in problem [closed]

I recently started having a problem with the google street view addin in ArcMap. When I press on the "Street view" icon this shuts ArcMap down entirely! it used to work fine and I have no idea what is ...
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Is there a 64-bit version of ArcMap? [closed]

32-bit ArcMap is not playing well with 64-bit AutoCAD Map
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ArcGIS 10.3 toolbar equivalent for Network Analyst in ArcGIS Pro?

I am trying to run some network analysis within 3D buildings to study handicap accessibility, best routes, emergency evacuation routes, etc. In ArcMap 10.3 there is a simple and easy to use toolbar ...
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Get links in HTML popup in ArcMap 10.2 to open in default browser instead of IE?

I have a field with a URL to a PDF. The field is used for hotlinking. When I use the hotlink tool or click on the link in the Identify window, the link opens in my default browser (Chrome), but when I ...
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Joining data of two different datasets from varying distances and integrating into one dataset in ArcGIS

I have a pointfile of some 200 electrical boxes throughout the county. While the electrical boxes are "mapped", they are done so by using township range section data, so there actual location is not ...
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GIS server export

I'm changing to a new computer, but I have a lot of GIS Server set on my ArcMAP on my old PC. Is there a way to export those and import on my new computer? Is there any document telling me how to do ...
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How to sum pixel values of a floating point raster in ArcMap?

I have a floating point raster with values from 60 up to 95 (with decimals), it has 7077 pixels of 250x250m size. Is there a way to sum all pixel values of this raster? For example, if the raster had ...
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Variable width buffers depending on surface area (Arcmap 10.1)

I know this is a pretty basic question but I couldn't find the answer myself, so here I go: I need variable buffer widths depending on the surface area of the polygon (city) size. For example: A ...
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Stacking label boxes in ArcMap label expression

Is there a way to automate getting a seperate text box for two different field names in the label expression in Arcmap? Right now I have both fieldnames stacked in the same box. Without having to ...
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Controlling layers displayed in data driven pages of ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am trying to use data driven pages to show four different pages. All of these have the same extent, so the extent of the index layer is the same in each case. What I want to do is show different ...
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Leader lines to beginning and ending of polyline using maplex

I have a polyline layer with the labels placed offset with a leader line going to the middle of the polyline. Is there some way to have a leader line go from the end of the line to the label then back ...
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Switch between test and production database in ArcMap?

I have two Oracle 11g databases, one for testing (tst.world) and one for production (prd.world). Except when I am trying out new things, they have exactly the same table structure. In ArcCatalog I ...
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Auto-refreshing triggered by changes in directory for ArcPy?

I have a directory change monitor python script which monitors any changes happened in a directory, I want to trigger Arcmap auto refreshing whenever a change has been detected (eg. a new line added ...
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Selecting new feature in attribute table of ArcMap without using mouse?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. When editing fields of a feature in an attribute table (right-click -> open attribute table with start editing enabled), is there a way to quickly select a new ...
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How can I be sure that line segments are joined at the same node?

I have received a single ArcGIS feature class which contains polyline segments. The segments appear to be joined together at their endpoints, but upon closer inspection they are not perfectly docked ...
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Search Table of Contents in MXD

This is probably a very straightforward question, but I can't see if this is at all possible. I often work with MXDs that have a large number of group layers, and would like to find a specific layer ...
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Sort related objects in Identify window of ArcMap 10.2?

I have a table Points related to a table Events. The event table contains the fields Point-ID, Event type and Year. The two tables are related to each other. If I choose a number of points with the ...
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Arc GIS Line Style have small curves [duplicate]

I'm styling a roads shapefile in ArcMAP. While styling we observed that When we zoom in the map, we see the small curves (curves are not the appropriate word for this I think) on line borders. Here ...
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Selecting Polygons based on multiple POI with radii using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a polygon layer of suburbs (with population density) and I have separate layers of POI such as hospitals, government buildings etc. What I'd like to do is give each POI a radius based on how ...
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delete unconnected polygons in a shapefile [duplicate]

I need to delete isolated polygon (green circle) from a shapefile but I do not want to delete polygon that connected with other polygon (red circle?
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Referencing CSV file in Select By Attributes SQL query?

I have 2 databases: Database 1: Point Shapefile with adress and APN (parcel numbers) as attributes. (Huge number of points, addresses for an entire metropolitan area). Database 2: CSV file with a ...
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Spatial join geotagged images to preexisting point shapefile?

I have a layer of geotagged images (points with jpg thumbnail attachment), and another layer of different points (shapefile with various attributes). I would like to perform a spatial operation in ...
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changing snap tolerance on layout view in arcmap as abatch in arcgis

I have many (60+) .mxd files and I want to change an option on all of them. The option is about setting the snap tolerance (Arcmap > Options > Snap Tolerance). See pic. These are all template mxd's ...
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How to show portion of country and country itself on map (child and parent)?

I want to make a map using arcmap. I want my map look like this: A complete map of a province of a country (full size) In the right or left corner of the map the whole map of country should be shown ...
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Importing Google Maps into ArcMap

Is there a way to import google maps into ArcMap as a raster, vector, WMS or other format layer? I need to use/manipulate the data within ArcMap as Googlemaps does not have the necessary tools. I ...
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Change display text for hyperlink in attribute field in ArcMap?

I have an attribute field that I would like to be able to click the title of a document and it would open the document. But I do not want the field to display "C:/path/file1.pdf", I would just like it ...
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zonal statistics sum on raster with same values

I was wondering if anyone knows what exactly zonal statistics sum does if all my input value raster have the same values. For e.g. Lets say I have a finer resolution raster with 10 pixel each having ...
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Modify attributes and field calculator in ModelBuilder?

I have approximately 200 point shapefiles that have been created from ASCII grid files. Each one has a Grid_code heading in the attribute table, I need to add in a new heading called height or depth ...
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ArcMap 10.3.1 Crashes when trying to change the version

I'm using ArcMap 10.3.1 when I have a data connection to another user (For example change from Tom's version to Jim's version of the SDE) or default and attempt to change the version to my own ArcMap ...
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QGIS for geophysical surveying?

I need to make 30x30 and 20x20 grid layouts with co-ordinate points in the corners. These points then need to be relayed to a GPS to be able to set the grids out in person and then survey them. The ...
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fail to convert polygon to raster

I have a shapefile with 520 districts each with a value. I am trying to convert this shapefile to raster using feature to raster tool. Input feature: myshapefile Field: value Output raster: ...
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Draw polygon with GUI

I'm looking to make a python add in tool for ArcMap to draw a polygon. Eventually I want the tool to also calculate the area and a bunch of other things but for now I would be happy just drawing an ...
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Unique ID script field calculator

I need to generate a unique id using field calculator in ArcMap. I am a student and I am having problems finding the script or getting auto increment to work or anything else.
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Removing ArcGIS Online icons in Mac menu bar?

I'm running ArcMap via VMware and each time I open it, an icon gets added to the menu bar. They never go away when I quit the program, so I wind up with quite a little collection until I reboot. ...
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When debugging ArcGIS add-in, can't use “Edit and Continue”

I've been working on this add-in for years, and just today set up a new computer with VS 2013 and ArcGIS 10.3. When I run my add-in from the debugger, breakpoints can be hit, but I can't edit when ...
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Matching OBJECTID with a value at VBA in Arcmap

I got a building layer. And i got a table that contains 2 fields named SDE_OBJECT_ID and DOOR_NO. This table is not spatial table, it's Oracle table which i can join with my building layer if i want ...
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Data copied from Excel to ArcMap layout view not exporting?

I prefer to use excel to make legends as I find it quicker than using ArcMap. Occasionally in some projects when I copy these in they appear fine in ArcMap, but some aspects don't export. ArcMap ...
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Rotation of polygon fill symbol using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcMap (ArcGis 10.1) I'm trying to find a way to fill a polygon with a symbol in different orientations. Is it possible? Example: look at the red semicircles, I would like to do something like ...
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Using the Make Query Table for Querying a Many-to-Many relationship

I have two tables that I have connected via an attributed relationship class of the cardinality Many-to-Many. One is a table of water body (rivers) features and the other is a series of pollutants ...