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problem in using schema.ini to force ArcMap recognize field types

I have a folder of csv files (500+), and created a very long schema.ini file to force ArcMap recognize field types as I want. However, for some reason, ArcMap can read some CSV files properly; but ...
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Raster clipping over 1300 km2 orthophotos

I have all of Denmark in 25 cm orthophotos added to my ArcMap (mosaic dataset). I've added a polygon of an area covering over 1300 km2. I've used the raster clip tool to clip the data into a new ...
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Labels placement in ArcGIS

I need all labels to be placed outside of the boundary (polyline features). Most of the labels are placed outside the boundary line, while others (marked with red color) are placed inside the ...
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ArcMap 10.0 won't load

ArcMap 10.0 on a Windows 7, 32-bit computer stopped loading two days ago. It worked perfectly before then. ArcCatalog, etc., all continue to open fine. Task Manager indicates ArcMap is trying to ...
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How to create attribute table for raster data?

I have raster dataset for rainfall but its not having attribute table. How can I create tabular data using the same raster file? How to join it back again to it? Software used is ArcMap 10.1.
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How do I create a polygon with an ArcGIS 10.1 python addin

I'm looking for some code samples, or help with code to get me started. I've built a python addin menu which I would like to use to create polygon features in a specific layer in my edit session. ...
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How to Calculate fields for attribute table using ModelBuilder?

I am working with the ModelBuilder tool in ArcMap. I have created a simple model that takes the Strip Map Index Features as an input. I have added fields to the model to produce more fields in the ...
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Python objects in my ArcMap addIn aren't instantiated

I've got a weird problem. My addin throws problems intermittently where it doesn't recognize buttons or tools when I try to toggle the visibility in my code. It seems as though the objects aren't ...
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ArcMap Image Difference: Help interpreting/utilizing results

I'm working for the first time with ArcMap's relatively new image analysis window, and am using the "image difference" function to calculate change between two images which I have performed a ...
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Network Analysis: How to restrict certain road types and allow them to be traversable at intersections

I am faced with a problem for an assignment. I have tried restricting roads by using a restriction attribute with the following pre-logic script code with value = restricted restricted = false if ...
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ArcGIS iteration naming

I'm trying to use the iteration function in ArcGIS model-builder. To avoid overwriting the output raster, I used %Name% inline variable. But the name of my files are getting bigger and bigger overtime ...
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Trimble RTK Data to ArcGIS

I wondering if there is a way I can take my field data collected on a Trimble R10 RTK GPS and import it into ArcMap for further processing, I have done some research and I know of Trimble GPS ...
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How to Set Page Numbers with Strip Map Index Features Tool

I have used the Strip Map Index Features tool to create an Index Layer for Data Driven Pages. The problem is with the page numbering that the tool creates. Some of the page numbers are in order, but ...
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ArcMap Raster to NetCDF - lat/long

I need to convert a few files which are projected in WGS84 into netCDF. NetCDF requires lat/long. I am a bit confused on how the process is handled by ArcMap especially after looking at the online ...
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Help with field calculator in Python script

I am getting a syntax error in my script but I know from testing it in ArcMap attribute table, the syntax is fine. Anyone have any idea why this code doesn't work? I see that a search cursor has been ...
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Error exporting attribute table in ArcMap to Excel

I try to export an attribute (and dbf) table from ArcMap10 to txt file, but the program gives "An error occurred exporting the table" I checked all others types of exporting - all give the same, ...
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How to create a constant numeration of ID (indexing) in an attribute table (ArcMap)

Is it possible to create a constant indexing (as a numbers) in an attribute table of the theme with many objects that manner that it will remain (will not change) during update of this theme? I found ...
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Cannot import csv to dbase via Table_to_Table in ArcMap

I have a csv file with > 5 million records. When I imported it to dbase via Table_to_Table function in ArcMap, it raised ERROR(99999). As a result, only 2 million or so records were imported... How ...
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ArcGIS - Custom, rule-based borders for polygons?

I've been working with a map that looks something like this: Wherever two polygons of different types (shown above with different colors) meet there needs to be a thick dashed line between them. ...
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How to keep initial zeros when importing csv to dbase in ArcMap

I have a CSV table with millions of records. When I imported in into dbase via ArcMap, those inital zeros in a certain field just went away. E.g. one field show be "01001", but it displayed as "1001". ...
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How to analyze and combine overlaping elevation maps into one?

I have 30 overlapping maps that contain tree density heights (measures between 1-100%) of a large area, and I need to get the highest point by pixel and create a new map with all these highest points ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 crashes on use of python window

When I open the python window in either ArcMap or ArcCatalog (ArcGIS 10.1) as soon as I press a key it freezes the entire program and it crashes. It doesn't produce any warning, error, or pop up with ...
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Consuming Forecast.io Radar Data in an API or ArcMap

I want to consume forecast.io's radar data as an ArcGIS Server REST or JSON to use in an API or ESRI's ArcMap GIS Software. MapBox is doing it here. I don't think forecast.io is currently making the ...
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How to add an online basemap in ArcGIS 10 [closed]

How can I add an external online map in ArcMap by inserting the http address, to use as a basemap in order to georeference multiple aerial photos? Or is there a way to georeference these photos using ...
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How to convert WGS84 to UTM when the study area covers two zones: UTM 51N and 52N

I want to use ArcMap to convert the WGS84 to UTM. But the study area covers two zones: UTM 51N and 52N. Which zone should I choose to output the result? 
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Arcmap point symbol/marker size, How it works

I am trying to figure out how the size of markers in arcgis works. I understand that a square marker set to 1 pt is 1 pt for specific scale. but when I import emf or font, How does the change size ...
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How I can merge different objects of a theme by equal meaning of one attribute of a field (ArcMap)?

Could somebody advise, how I can combine (merge) different objects of a shp theme with equal meaning of one attribute of a field (in ArcMap)? I have shp theme with many objects, in the field "A" some ...
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How to find closest point without crossing obstacles?

I have a set of points and I'd like to be able to find the nearest point from another layer. The problem is that I need to find the closest point without crossing an obstacle (such as a river, ...
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Errors when creating a TextElement from ArcObjects

I am attempting to add some text in the layout view of ArcMap. I’m using the following line for the TextElement that I’ve found online from numerous places including ArcObjects Library Reference. ...
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Waterman Projection in ArcMap

Anyone have any idea how to create (or where to find) the Waterman "Butterfly" projection in ArcMap?
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Joining shapefile table with csv

So I am having a shapefile with all the world countries. And the table for this shapefile has a column named "Country Name". Each of this entry is unique, meaning, each country takes only 1 row, and ...
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arcmap envelope coordinates from webbrowser tool

So I have my own php file with textfields which I run in my add in. Now I want to get the variables from the textfields and automatically give the value of the textfields to my env.PutCoords(x,y,x,y) ...
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Using onRectangle for user input in ArcMap/ESRI addin

In an effort to try to add user input to my project, I'm developing an esri python addin to generate rectangles to my map. I'm on step one now, just exploring the addin functionality. I tried ...
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How to maintain polygon boundary location during overlay in ArcGIS

I am working with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 (Advanced license). I am trying to overlay two polygon layers (buildings and landuse) via an Update overlay such that all building polygons are retained and the ...
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How to select route lines that fall outside ZIP boundaries

I have two tables. One of route lines, with associated Zip Codes, and another of Zip Code boundaries. Some of the lines cross over their Zip boundaries. Below is zoomed in picture demonstrating my ...
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Deleting Large Number of Features

I have been having issues deleting large numbers of features (> 1,000,000) from a feature class in ArcMap. I can't seem to get higher than a few thousand before it freezes indefinitely, sometimes ...
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Sending Raster File in ArcMap, Attributes Gone

On my computer, I opened a .tif file in ArcMap 10.1 and reclassed the values into two categories - this results in a new file. I then send that file to another computer and open it in ArcMap but ...
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How to restore the table window in ArcMap 10.2 (stuck in maximized view)

I've somehow managed to maximize the table window in ArcMap 10.2 (after choosing > Open Attribute Table from the TOC). Whenever this window opens, it's maximized, and I can't see an option to restore ...
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Help with running this ArcGIS AddIn for Parsing AIS Shipping Data to GDB?

I was wondering if someone could try the same Add-In with the same data and see if they have an error. I have downloaded the 'AIS Data Handler Pre-Processor' ...
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How to convert KML to CSV or SHP using ArcMap 10?

I'm using ArcMap 10, I was wondering if there was a way to convert a .kml file into a .csv to check the attributes or a .shp to import it straight into ArcMap? I've tried downloading various ...
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Zoom function for add in in arcmap

I am completely new at gis but I have to make an add in to work with arcmap to make it zoom to a place I want it to go. (I use a textfield in a php website to tell where to go in arcmap) Is there a ...
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ArcMap 10.1 and MapProxy: what is the differense between WMS, WMTS and “Layer.OSM” [closed]

On Ubuntu I have PostgreSQL, postgis, renderd, mapnik, mapproxy. 1) I have OSM. It is rendered by Mapnik. 2) Then I have MapProxy. So I have this OSM by WMS protocol. 3) I also can have this OSM ...
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Convert Embeded Graphics to Simple Graphics, ArcGIS

Is there a way to convert an embedded graphic in an ArcMap document, to a non-embedded graphic? I have a number of graphics of little trees. They were embedded into an mxd I have and I want to convert ...
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How to solve jpeg2000, jp2. crash & errors on arcgis 9.3.1 windows 7 64-bit

I have several problems at work. One is that jpeg2000 crashes ArcMap but mostly ArcCatalog when trying to read them. This is only occurs on machines with Windows 7 64-bit (we don't have Windows 7 ...
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ArcMap Text Annotations Display in Proportion to Map Scale

My question is probably of an 'easy fix' however I've been struggling with it for a while! I'm trying to set up an annotation labels for several feature classess in a map and would like them to ...
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Cannot register assembly

So I am trying to control Arcmap with my addin and I tried to add a command. So I did and i got this error: Error 6 Cannot register assembly "C:\Users\Administrator\documents\visual studio ...
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Deleting the “cached” field names for a large CSV file

Using ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 I have a large CSV file (36MB with about 600,000 records) that contains single addresses that I want to geocode. The file is called "SingleAddresses.csv" The file ...
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wxpython frame run from ArcMap loses focus almost immediately after it's shown [duplicate]

I'm trying to prepare a Python add-in using "Python Add-In Wizard". I want my add-in to perform some geoprocessing but first it should take data from a user and there's already a problem. I'm ...
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How to send variables from gis addin own web browser to gis file

I am a complete beginner with GIS. So I want to be able to go to the coordinates in arcmap I fill in in my php page. I've got this now: The variables inserted in the textfield should be the ...
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Insert image in attribute table(unable to save edits operation attempted on empty geometry)

I have been trying to associate/insert images in an attribute table. I have created a field called pictures and data type is Raster. ( I have used this resource video to do the task) Once I load the ...