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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 ...
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Interactive Web Maps That Update as Users Change Attributes

I want to create an interactive map where users can go to the website, click on a polygon in the map, and have a chioce of three options. When they click one, it will change the color and update the ...
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How to create parameter windows for custom geoprocessing tools?

I would like to create a geoprocessing tool with a custom GUI for its input data. To put it in other words: imagine that your client works mainly with arcmap documents and he already has an arcpy ...
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Remove slivers from merged polygons

I am creating a single polygon by merging different polygons in ArcMap. When I merge them, slivers are created. So I have to delete those slivers manually. I don't have a license for ArcInfo so tools ...
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Can I increase the number of processes in ArcGis Server 10.1?

I use ArcMap 10.1. I have a map with many Mosaic and Raster layers. They are stored in many gdb-s. I publish this map with option "Create tiles on demand". But this tiles are created very slowly (may ...
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Feature-linked Annotation Angle field error: ArcGIS 10.1

After running the "tiled labels to annotation" tool to get feature-linked annotations with the correct rotation angle for each label per frame, a small handful of the annotations will not take updates ...
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How to refresh Catalog window from ArcMap using Python?

I am running my script from ArcMap and I have the Catalog window open on the side. I delete some extra files in the end of my script but I have to refresh the Catalog window to see them go. So I ...
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ArcMap MXD Broken

I have an MXD that I put a lot of time and work into for cartographic purposes which unexpectedly stopped working after a reboot, and I really, really don't want to have to recreate it again from ...
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Joining Data in ArcMap Errors

Has anybody encountered issues with ArcMap when joining data? Specifically, my rows join, however, depending on how ArcMap is feeling, I might or might not receive my data in the form of quantities. ...
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What does 8GK100K mean?

I have a lot of mosaic datasets: Zone8GK100k, Zone9GK100k, ... , Zone7GK25k, ... , Zone7Gk50K, ... , Zone7GK200K. As I know, 7GK, 8GK... are utm zone numbers. 1) What does 25K, 50k, 100k, 200k ...
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How to remove white parts in ArcMap 10.1?

This is the part of my map. On this picture you can see white strips. Some of this white parts are appeared on the intersection of 2 Mosaic Dataset (for eaxample, there is the real map in 1 Mosaic ...
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Problems with interpolating in Arcmap 10

I would be extremely grateful if I can get help with this question. I cant find anyone who had a similar problem. I am trying to make a raster from point data. My data is in .txt form and contains of ...
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Turning off layers in ArcMap via ArcPy?

I'm working on a script in ArcMap 10.1 that takes a screenshot and I need to know how to extinguish (turn off) a layer in my table of contents.
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Setting up ArcMap to debug scripts in PyCharm

I'm wondering whether anyone succeeded at setting up ArcMap to debug python scripts in PyCharm. I've tried several times to configure both, but failed.
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Application Extension vs. Add-in Application Extension

Background: I am tasked with rewriting a 9.3 ArcMap solution based upon a VB6 implementation using an application extension and several forms. The interface to ArcMap is that this solution needs to ...
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Using Field Calculator to Calculate a Mean for Multiple Rows

I am trying to calculate a mean across a multiple number of attribute rows and have this value added to a new field that I have entered in the attribute table. I have an attribute table which has a ...
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How to use GROUP BY with arcpy.da.SearchCursor in file geodatabase?

fc = "C:\Users\AuxS3-4\Documents\ArcGIS/Default.gdb\Malla" fields = ('OBJECTID','Sentido','Carriles','idMalla') sqlclause=(None, "GROUP BY Sentido") cursor = arcpy.da.SearchCursor(fc, ...
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How to Configure Geoserver WFS to work with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to figure out how to get a WFS service working with ArcMap. I have Geoserver up and running and I am able to add a WFS layer in QGIS but not ArcMap. I have tried to use the Data ...
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How to dynamically disperse point labels in ArcMap, using image files and leader lines?

My GIS group needs to find, or somehow develop, a labeling tool for points in ArcMap. Ideally, it would work like this: Each point would be labeled using an image file (jpg or png) so that a ...
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How to divide polyline into 1-mile increments?

I have a river shapefile that I need to break up into 1-mile increments. The polyline is 53 miles in distance, so I should I have about 53 mile markers as a result. I have tried the Divide tool, ...
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Converting contour lines to terrain dataset?

I have downloaded free DEM from the NET and I generated a contour line with 10 meter for interval. So, I just want to convert the contour lines to LAS point file to create a new terrain dataset. Is ...
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How can ArcGIS labels use a different expression if attribute is null?

I am using an expression to label features by concatenating two attributes in ArcMap. It works like this: <attribute_1>+" "+<attribute_2> Unfortunately when either attribute is Null the ...
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How to create new legend using ArcObjects?

I am trying to add simple legend to the map. I wrote some simple test code below to see what happens but it did not work. var map = activeView.FocusMap; IGraphicsContainer ...
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How to perform If Statement in Field Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile containing two numeric fields ("Dist_1" and "Dist_2"). I want a Field Calculation that will populate an additional field ("Result") with one of three answers: First if Dist_1 is ...
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Why does adding DWG from AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 freeze ArcMap 10.1? [closed]

I use AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 and ArcMap 10.1. I am trying to add a .dwg file into ArcMap and no matter how I try (drag and drop from Catalog window, Add Data) ArcMap freezes and locks up. Any ...
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What is the relationship between Map Service Instances and SDE connections?

We have a GPS project based on ArcGIS Mobile 10.0. There are two web map services and each were kept as Nonpooled with Minimum instances 15 and maximum instances 60 by original developer. The database ...
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Why does the ArcMap exported KMZ always show my local path information when displayed in Google Maps API?

I used ArcMap (arcpy) to export shapefiles into KMZ and then display them via Google Maps API v3. It looks fine initally: But when I hover my mouse above the KMZ and click it, it will alway show my ...
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GCS_WGS_1984 and 900913. What is the difference?

I use WMS Service with mymapproxy/mapproxy.yaml : services: demo: kml: tms: wmts: wms: srs: ['EPSG:4326', 'EPSG:900913'] md: title: MapProxy OSM WMS Proxy abstract: This ...
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How to speed up map display performance?

I was wondering if there is any trick I can use to speed up zooming in/ out or panning through my maps in Arcmap. I usually work on county-wide studies in which I have lots of base layers, imagery and ...
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Can Geodatabase files from ArcMap be imported and used in Qgis?

I'm looking into Qgis and am doing some tests, but one thing I need to be able to do is use geodatabase files from ArcMap and ArcPad. Is that something that can be done and with relative ease? I ...
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How to create label with variable size in ArcMap?

I'd like to create a circle label in ArcMap in the middle of each Polygon feature in my map document to shows the value of a particular attribute associated with that feature (like number of available ...
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remove whitespace Python code results in odd character - Field Calculator

I need to remove whitespace from the end of a string in a field in ArcMap. I tried first the VBA function RTrim, but whitespace still remained. I thought maybe the whitespaces were tabs, so I tried ...
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How to process large shapefiles faster in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have huge line and polygon shapefiles that I want to edit with some geoprocessing tasks (clip, buffer, erase,...). Altough my computer is not that slow, I am annoyed of waiting up to 15 hours for ...
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Is there a way to show a layers feature count in the TOC?

I'm using ArcGIS 10. In ArcMap's table of contents (TOC), is there a way to have the "Layer Name" automatically show a count of the total number of features in each layer? I was thinking the TOC ...
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data frame visibility - on/off like layers in arcgis 10

I have two or more data frames in the table of contents area. Is there a way for changing data frame visibility in layout view of arcgis 10? I mean, similar to layers having option of on/off. I have ...
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Add waypoints to ArcMap using GPSBabel

I've been trying to add waypoints to Arcmap for some while now. I have a Mac OS X 10.6.8 and have finally found GPSBabel that is compatible with mac. My current problem is to convert the waypoints ...