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ArcMap: Output to XML Including Shape Data?

I need to create a solution for non-technical people to export data from an ArcMAP document (.mxd) to XML files. I will need each feature's data to be exported in such a way that the output xml file ...
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Automating labels with numbers

Is there a way to strip characters from a string using python? The string is varied in length... Examples of strings: Interstate 10 Auxiliary road 24 State highway 14 I am looking for just the ...
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Select feature based on both its own attributes and another feature's attributes

I have two points within a polygon, each representing a specific event with a date (listed as 120101 and 120719). The polygon itself represent an event for an extended time period (start: 120626 and ...
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Calculating distances in Geographic Coordinate System using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I work in a Geographic Coordinate System and using the "Generate Near Table" tool in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. I want to calculate the distances that each feature of the point layer has to the closest ...
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Arcobjects Java event on featurelayer symbology change

I am working on an Java AddIn project for ArcMap. I need to find the event when user changes the symbology for a layer added in TOC. So far my best bet is to useIActiveViewEvents class on map, and ...
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SQL Error: Latitude values must be between -90 and 90 degrees

I'm more of an ArcGIS user than a SQL Server user but I have polygon data in a 'geography' type in SQL 2008 R2. For a couple of these poly layers, I get this persistent drawing error in ArcMap: ...
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Can I join a table with a field with several rows with the same word to a polygon?

I have a table that looks like: Name X X X Y Y Z Z I have a polygon feature class with the attributes: Place X Y Z Essentially, I want to join that table to the polygon, but I want each row in ...
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How to read .asc format DEMs that have headers with #comments

I have around twenty 2 GB DEMs (xyz) in .asc format. The header has 13 lines of metadata, and then the basic data in three columns # # The DTM grid had lower left (southwest) corner coords: # X ...
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how to show coordinate on the polygon

I try to set and go to search by help GIS but I am Not answer how to show coordinate on the polygon but I dont show it on dataframe
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Widening Multiple Polygons at same time in ArcMap?

I am trying to edit polygons in the same feature class. I have a feature class which contain a number of polygons. I will need to increase the size of the polygons but only the width (the length has ...
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Counting plants in aerial images using unsupervised classification?

I am relatively new to GIS and I have the following problem: I want to extract the number of plants per row in a crop land. I have and RGB mosaic from aerial images. I think that I could do an ...
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How to reverse color ramp in ArcMap?

I want to reverse the color ramp in ArcMap 10.2. In the example below, I want the red colour to be associated with lower values and the green color with the higher values. Any idea how to do this ...
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Unable to select ArcGIS layout boxes (created with Insert Picture) after path changed?

I inserted a few png images into my map layout (state road shields), but when I changed the path for the folder they were located in, they no longer appear. The problem is that a box has appeared that ...
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How to fix label texts when exporting .mxd to pdf?

I have exported an .mxd to pdf but once I open the pdf, most of my text labels are mis-represented (altered in someway). This is the first time I've had this issue. - What I did when creating the map ...
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World Imagery is black and grey in ArcMap?

When I'm inserting a basemap, World imagery, (through the "plussign" and through ArcCatalog) it is black/grey/White. Why is that? Never seen this Before, how do I fix it? I'm using ArcMap 10.2.
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How to add Simple 3d Bar Graph on top of 2d Feature class in ArcMap

I am trying to add a simple bar graph on top of a map in ArcMap. The idea is very simple, to calculate x,y (suppose building area vs building name) and create a bar graph of it. This can easily be ...
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ArcMap Symbol levels get mixed up in multiscale representations

I have created several representations for a road network on different scales. As many of the roads are displayed as cased lines, I use symbol levels to control the drawing order. I then have saved ...
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Adding descriptions to feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy

I am trying to populate the properties of a feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy. In the past I have been given geodatabases with features classes that already have their property descriptions ...
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Using CURRENT_DATE function on ArcSDE SQL Server Database?

I am writing a script to access data from each day. I would like to select by attribute and send these features to a local file geodatabase. After reading some documenation, CURRENT_DATE is the ...
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How do SearchCursors sort records

How do arcpy searchcursors sort records if there is no 'sort_field' specified? It seems, on the surface, to sort ascending by the primary key. However, I don't want to base my script around this ...
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Tool making by using python

My problem is that i want to solve one equation by using these inputs. Equation is : (field*area)/total area where field= fields which are selected, Area= field of area, total area= total of area. ...
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Time series animation problem

How to create time series animation with unequal time interval in the data in ArcGIS? for eg I have population data for the years 2013,2012,2010,2004,1990,1950,1900, so how can I create time series ...
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All CAD drawing is one layer and few merged features, and no annotation when opened in ArcGIS

I have a CAD drawing wich openes normally in AutoCAD. Hoevwer when it is opened in ArcGIS to import some data from it all the lines are on the same layer (insert) and all faetures of the similar ...
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Exporting Georeferenced PDFs using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 and I want to export maps in georeferenced PDFs. Earlier I knew that there is an advanced option in file>export map>options>advanced where I was able able export map ...
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Does arcpy.GetParameterAsText() have a data type?

import arcpy # Retrieve input parameters inX = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) inY = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(1) inDescription = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(2) incidentsFC = "C:/Data/Yakima/Incidents.shp" ...
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How to extract information from several shapefiles in the same time?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.1. I have a shapefile for 10 catchments and other three shapefiles for landuse, soil type and rock types. To extract the area of land use types, soil types or rock types for each ...
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Enforcing unique values in field when editing in ArcMap?

I am working on a geodatabase. In some of my features, I would like to add a field, in which I will type the values on my own. On this field no duplicates must be allowed. In other words I want it to ...
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Is there a way to change the orientation of all text labels at once?

I rotated my extent -45 degree to make it look better. Problem is all the labels that I converted to graphics so I could rearrange them are also at -45 degrees. Any way to change that easily?
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Selecting Features and Averaging Attributes

I currently have two point shapefiles, SHP A with approximately 75 points and SHP B with approximately 2000 points. What I would like to do is: 1) For each point in SHP A I would like to find the ...
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Customizing Create Features window in ArcMap?

Can I customize Create Features window in ArcMap? (whether by using ArcMap capabilities or by writing ArcMap-Addin) I've read about Creating custom ArcMap TOC views, is there something similar for ...
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Why ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running model?

I`m running a simple model in ArcMap 10.2, which makes my ArcMap crashing (closing and then an error message pops in saying that ArcMap has encountered a serious error, and there is an option to ...
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Classification of above ground LiDAR points in ArcMap

I recently used the LAS Dataset toolbar to classify a .lasd file. The process classified the majority of points as unassigned with the rest being ground points. The study area has many tall buildings ...
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VB Script field calculator - error with conditional statements

I have limited VB Script experience, but have been working on the script below and keep getting errors, the most common being "expected identifier". Can someone tell me what I'm missing here? Dim ...
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Finding the boundary polygon from a set of gridded points (no hole)

Let us consider a set of a 2-D points (longitude, latitude) each of which is centre of square grid (intersect point of the diagonals of the square). I try to make you understand what I want to do in ...
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ArcMap Add-In Not Updating To Latest Version

I'm having an issue that I haven't experienced before with ArcMap Add-Ins and I'm hoping someone out there has experienced this and knows of a solution. We have an add-in build in VB.NET that is used ...
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GPServer does not understand %VARIABLE% sintax

I'm creating a model in order to publish it as a geoprocessing service. The model runs successfull in ArcMap but it crashes when I run the published GPService. The model has a parameter called FUSO, ...
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arcmap display full date

I am working with arcmap software. I have a points layer that was created from a gps device. this layer contains a few tracks from the same day (e.g driving to work in the morning, returning home, ...
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Remove a layer from TOC in my printed PDF?

I am new at writing Python code so I'm just grasping the basics. I am trying to clip two shapefiles so that they are within the map boundaries. After that, I want to remove the unclipped layers and ...
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Why are rows automatically deleted after inserting them into attribute table?

In ArcMap 10.2 I go into Editor mode and Start Editing. After this I insert a new row into an attribute table and if I click on Save Edits, the newly inserted row is disappear. What is the problem? ...
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General function failure Error opening feature class in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I keep getting this General function failure: The screw-up happening when I clicked "delete field" on a field I had just created, in the attribute table for the feature class. This is a class ...
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Volume of sediment above a certain height

I currently have an aerial photograph of a barrier beach, and corresponding lidar data for the 2005 photo, 2007 photo, and 2013 photo. I want to calculate the volume of sediment on the beach for each ...
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Display bar charts in ArcMap

I am trying to symbolize data as bar charts in ArcMap. I have a feature class with two sets of data, and I want the bar charts next to each other on the map. The problem I am having is that the map ...
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Can multiple users access ArcGIS styles on server at same time or only one?

Running ArcGIS 10.0 in our environment. I created a styles db and saved it on the server. Can multiple users access the styles at the same time or only one? Second, after experimenting I can add ...
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equation solving by using python or model builder in arcmap 9.3

I want to solve one formula in arcmap 9.3 by using Python or Model builder. I have one shape file, in that there is in attribute table for field A & B Solve the formula: A*B/Sum(A). where Sum(A) ...
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Can you re number representations in arcmap?

I created a representation and added loaded rule or import symbols but had to delete some. Now the numbers in front of the name of the rule is out of order ( [2],[3],[5],[7]). I know you can change ...
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Delete custom toolbar grayed out in ArcGIS 10.2

Recently I worked on adding a custom toolbar to ArcMap. It took a few tries, and now there are my initial 'drafts' of the toolbar still added to my ArcMap list of toolbars. According to the help, I ...
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Is there a QGIS alternative for ArcMap's Append (to Shapefile) Data management tool?

Is there something out there for QGIS that is similar to the Append Tool in ArcMap? Reason I am looking: I am currently working on a storm drainage project that involves GPSing Storm drain lids. My ...
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ArcGIS Solar Radiation Tool - How is Local Solar Time/Local Time handled as input to the “within-day” time configuration?

I am scripting hourly interval runs of the Area Solar Radiation Tool, and need a hand understanding how to account for Local Solar Time (LST) versus Local Time (LT) within the tool. First off, I ...
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Extract attributes from line to point shp

If anyone can help me it would be great. I am using ArcMap 10 and would like to extract the attributes from a line shp (Roads) to a point shp created from the line shp. The points fall on the ...
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Permanently add a python toolbox to ArcToolbox

I've written a python toolbox for my company containing several scripts to speed up various repetitive tasks. Each time we want to use it we have to open ArcToolbox, right click and select "Add ...