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ArcGIS 10.2 Extract Polyline from Start/End Coordinates

I have two files. A polyline shape file of highways and a spreadsheet that contains beginning and ending coordinates w/ descriptions of segments of the highways. For example: BegX, BegY, EndX, EndY, ...
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how to open a layer's table in a map document

Trying to create a map document programmatically. Added a featureclass as a layer. When I open the map document in ArcMap, I want the table for that layer to be open. Found TableView (doc) and ...
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How to Add Basemap from ArcGIS Online to ArcMap 9.3? [closed]

I want to load a basemap into ArcMap 9.3 using "Add Data from ArcGIS Online" tools. Does anyone know the URL needed to load it?
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ArcMap Natural Breaks Classification

I realize that ESRI is calling their implementation of Fisher-Jenks proprietary. Given the performance with mid-sized datasets, either a significant optimization or a sampling method are being ...
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Labeling Many-to-many relationships ArcMap 10

please i have Many-to-many relationships in arcMap like : and i want to show labels in parcel using ArcMap 10 : field to show is : Zoning and Name - do you have any idea how to do it ? ...
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Running Buffer_analysis in PyScripter fails to execute

For some reason, I can't get Buffer_analysis to run successfully from PyScripter(2.5.3.0) for a particular shapefile. It fails to complete and exits with error 999999. I can run the exact same ...
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DEM/Raster Peak and Valley identification and/or elimination (non-generalization)

I am an curious is there is a tool or process that can identify and/or eliminate obvious peaks and valleys in a DEM. I have looked into smoothing but I am interested in keeping the original sharpness ...
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ArcMap throws NullReferenceException for OnClick event of Add-In

I have this below code which is a toolbar button to open a dock able window in ArcMap 10.2 Desktop application and what happens is that I am able to install the toolbar button but when I a click that ...
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Creating a layer in arcmap by dragging a table from an OracleDB

I am working on a project for a client, they gave us some data from their oracleDB, and when I connect to it in arc map I can just drag and drop the tables from the catalog window into arcmap and they ...
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Definition query that returns based on date in arcgis

I was wondering if anyone knew how to build a definition query in Arcmap 10.0 that returns only features that are f.e. only 7 days old. I have a SDE geodatabase with polygons, each with a ...
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Setting the Centroid of a Set of Polygons

I'm trying to shift a set of rectangle polygons over an area of interest (AOI). I thought it would be as easy as setting the SHAPE@TRUECENTROID of the polygon area of interest to the ...
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From NBM to UWN

Okay, I'll start this off by saying that I'm not a GIS expert by any means. I'm also working with data and places that most people don't work with, but I'm hoping it can be boiled down to basics. I've ...
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Labeling only the latest feature

I need to label only the latest feature in a particular feature class. I actually would like to automate it, so that when I will add any new feature to this feature class, the label will automatically ...
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Only Interpolating within a polygon feature in ArcMap 10.1

I have sample points within a single polygon feature class that I would like to interpolate, likely using kriging. The problem is the sample points and polygon boundaries are many miles apart and ...
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Why does ArcMap drag and drop report “one or more dropped items invalid”?

I've noticed that I can drag and drop data sets into a custom tool within ArcCatalog, but if I launch the tool in ArcMap and try to drag and drop layers already in my TOC, I get an error "one or more ...
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*.lyr to *.style conversion in ArcGIS

Do you know how it's possible to convert a layer symbology or an *.Lyr file to an *.style file? Thanks, Jérôme
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Using Matlab to build adjacency matrix from Arcmap OD Matrix table

I was trying to use the function Network Analyst in Arcgis to generate the network to display the small world phenomenon, so i have to transport the shapefile (which contains originalID ...
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How to enter metes and bounds descriptions in ArcMap with only a Basic license?

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 Basic without extensions. How can I convert a metes and bounds description such as below? For example, 47 degrees, is there a way you can convert the degrees ...
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Performing a reverse clip in ArcMap?

Is there a way to perform a 'reverse' of the clip function in ArcMap, I'm not exactly sure how to explain this so here's a diagram:
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GeoDa crashes when loading shapefiles

I'm trying to load around 6000 shapefiles (all the postcodes for a city) into GeoDa but it crashes everytime ("OpenGeoDa.exe has stopped working"). Their troubleshooting page details this problem but ...
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Gdal doesn't recognise ArcMap 10.1 EPSG:3857

I have projected a geotiff to EPSG:3857 using ArcMap 10.1 (in Arc it is called “WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere”). The coordinate parameters look correct, so Why does gdal not recognise the ...
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Problem while inserting an object into ArcMap

I get this error, when I try to insert a pdf file into ArcMap Layout view. I have clicked on Insert - Object - create from file, browsed the geo pdf and pressed ok. I get this error: Failed to ...
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ArcMap 10.1 SP Spatial Join Problem (lines within polygon)

I have a line layer (faults) and a polygon layer (fishnet grid). The fishnet has a risk of earthquake attributed to each polygon. I want to take that risk value and give it to the fault lines which ...
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How to edit outline color when drawing quantities using graduated colors?

I've constructed a basic map of population density for a given group over an area, and I'm creating a keyframe to show the overall area with my extent indicator labelled. The problem is that the grey ...
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Why is ArcMap leaving connections “<IDLE> in transaction”?

The TL;DR version: When you use ArcMap Query Layers to access a PostgreSQL table, ArcMap's database connections are almost always sitting idle in unclosed transactions. Why would this be? I have ...
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Why does Topo to raster tool stall in ArcMap 10.1?

I'm having the following problem - An 8 mile by 4 mile set of 2 foot contours. Whenever I start the topo to raster tool, I get a constant loop of the tool running. And running, and running, and ...
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How to add files within file geodatabase (*.gdb) folder into ArcMap?

I'm trying to use ArcMap to make a basemap and I currently have an unzipped folder full of files including .atx, .gbdindexes, .gdbtable, .gdbtablx, and .spx. I'm well aware that these files cannot be ...
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Extracting values of one point shapefile to another point shapefile

I have a set of points along a river-channel which contain attributes to of the right and left riparian classification respectively. These points almost follow the channel center-line, and have been ...
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Writing an algorithm to find the most efficient line angle at which to draw lines

I've written a tool that fills a polygon in ArcMap with parallel lines at a user specified distance apart and at a user specified angle, written in vb.net and arcobjects. What i'm looking to do next ...
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Not enough memory in the file group “Primary”: SDE Database error with MSSQL

I got this error message whilst trying to load data into a raster in ArcMap 10.0. Underlying DBMS error [Microsoft SQL Server Native Client 10.0: Eine neue Seite für die sde-Datenbank konnte nicht ...
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Show dataframe CRS in Status Bar in ArcMap 10

Does anyone know if would it be possible to show the name of the current coordinate reference system being used in the active dataframe in the status bar of ArcMap? I have searched for scripts but ...
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Why does data imported from AutoCAD appear different in ArcMap 10.1?

I am importing information from AutoCAD into Arcmap 10.1. I found after some issues that I need to give the incoming information geographic location, which works fine. The problem is that all the ...
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Landsat8 View Imagery Service in ArcMap Layer Time Issue

I'm attempting to work with one of the newer ArcGIS Online subscription imagery services called Landsat 8 Views which allows you to view Landsat data for the US across several dates in 2013. I can ...
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How can I change map scale in ArcMap, after I'm almost finished digitizing? [closed]

I'm just about to design a map that represents different areas in my immediate living environment. I Unfortunately made a big mistake at the beginning of my project. The current scale is given by ...
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Adding and Editing Excel table to the data frame

I have few excel tables of almost 5-6 columns and i need to paste them at different locations in the same map. The values in the excel table gets revised every quarter and i need to edit the table. ...
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COGOing Legal Descriptions

I successfully used the COGO traverse tool to create a polygon for a piece of property described in a legal description. My issue arose because it did not line up with data I already have of the area. ...
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How to keep track of edited location?

With large datasets, how do you guys keep track of where you have edited across the map? For instance, I am editing a city's waterline and water valve data. I estimate using a 1:400 average zoom ...
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Alternatives to Business Analyst, AnySite/MapInfo, and Sites To Do Business?

This is a very general question and I hope it is ok. I've been "Googling" and can't find much. I work at a shop that currently uses MapInfo + AnySite to do real estate site analysis. I generate ...
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How do I order polygons so their IDs are contiguous from NW to SE?

Census Tract IDs are ordered in large areas, but patchy across the state. I need to assign a new ID that flows in an order from one end to the opposite end (i.e, NW to SE) where polygons are touching. ...
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Issue on Generating Points Shapefile From An Excel File with X Y Values

Using ArcGIS 10.2, I have an Excel file (Please review attached zipped Excel file) from which I am able to Generate Points by using the "Add XY Data". The points are generated on the map (using ...
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Snapping “Point to Line” Results to Correct Streets

Here is the problem I am facing. After geocoding some addresses, I used the "point to line" tool. Some long streets with minimal matching address points created long lines that intersect the road ...
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Polyline to points ordered in cumulative distance from starting point

I have a problem with converting a line to points, where the points are ordered as the cumulative distance from the start of the line. I originally had 3 individual lines which I merged to make 1 ...
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How to transfer multi attributes in to features?

i have 2 feature classes, i want to transfer all attributes by one click to another attribute feature class, i have used Spatial Adjustment tools, but the challenge with me is to, how to transfer all ...
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How to make autoIncrement number start with (001…009, 011…099)?

i have a challenge with my time in my work, i have feature class called "Parcel" storing many data, i generated an autoIncrement number by using field calculator, in field "parcel code" Expression: ...
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On Mouse Up Event in ArcMap Add-In

Does anyone know how to wire up mouse events on a map document? I have found a bunch of example code on how to wire up Add-In tools, but the Add-in I'm creating is a button. It should be as easy as ...
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ArcMap Model Builder Iterator to create selections

This is a sequel to my question about aggregating polygons in order to create neighborhoods. I want to automate the geoprocessing of the above task. When I use Model Builder's "Iterate Feature ...
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Applying unique processing extent to each iteration of tool in ArcMAP Model Builder

I am trying to create an automated ArcMAP (10.1) tool that will read in a file (ASCII most likely) of maximum and minimum lat/long values along with some additional variables. The tool will iterate ...
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Possible to Clip Imagery Services Layers from ArcGIS Online?

The new Landscape layers such as the various Soil type imagery services look like a great resource. Does anyone know if it possible to clip out small areas of the Landscape imagery service since I ...
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arcpy FieldMappings for Spatial Join

I'm trying to create a python script tool to use within ArcMap 10.1. I created a Model and exported it as a python script and added custom field mappings for the first Spatial Join by reading through ...
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How to calculate statistics for several subcatchments (polygons) in the same time? [duplicate]

I have a shapefile of groundwater management zone which is composed of 40 subcatchments (40 polygons). I'd like to calculate the max., min. and mean elevation for each subcatchment. Would you please ...