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convert a *.jpg scanned from line paper map to vector data in arcgis

I want to digitize automatically old paper map that scanned to jpg . I know that it's possible to digitize it with arc-map but I can not remember how to do it.
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How do updateParameters and updateMessages Interact in a Python Toolbox?

I have been developing a Python toolbox which consists of 6 parameters. I have received immense amounts of help on this through StackExchange through the following posts: How to Determine if a Layer ...
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How can I increase ArcMap font size, I can barely read it!

I'm sure there is a simple answer out there, but how do I increase the font size in the ArcMap work windows? I am using Windows 8 on a Surface tablet. Thank you for saving my eyeballs!
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ArcGIS Pro and Delphi Development

I've been creating tools for ArcMap using Delphi through COM even though it isn't officially supported and I'd like to know if that will still be possible with ArcGIS Pro?
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Unable to edit legend in ArcGIS layout view

Somehow I can’t open the legend properties after converting it to graphic in layout view – from what I’ve read in the ArcGIS guide and online, I should be able to edit everything on the legend through ...
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Switch callout text boxes on and off?

In my ArcMap project I’ve added text to the map in callout boxes to identify certain districts. Is it possible switch these on and off like the data layers? I don't want them to show in everything I ...
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How to Determine if Layer is a Point

I have been working on a Python toolbox which contains 6 parameters. I am a little lost on all of the different data types available in ArcMap (it seems like there's hundreds of them!). However, one ...
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How to get counts from a table to produce a heatmap?

I am trying to create a heat map of doctors per zip code based on zip code. I have a table with the doctors and their zip codes, some of them repeating because there is more than one doctor per zip ...
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How to remove the no data area (sea) from a raster in arcmap?

I have some difficulties removing the no data part from a Geotif SRTM . I need to remove all sea part. Im new in arcgis and, help is appreciated. Thanks There you go Sir This is the result i ...
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How to get attributes from line-polygon where points are snapped on, into the point-layer?

I have a SQL Server spatial table with point-objects, the points are set by snapping onto a line SQL Server spatial table. so the points are georeferenced on the line. How can I get the attributes ...
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unable to plot the values for the individual fields in my table

I'm having problems adding tabular data to an ArcGIS project and need some help! Example of my table is below (please note that the fields have been edited since the capture was taken to remove any ...
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Unable to export data to ShapeFile in ArcGIS

I've imported an Excel sheet into my ArcGIS project but am unable to convert this to a ShapeFile. When I try, via export data, I get an error message saying either 'output name is not valid', whatever ...
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Unable to edit map in ArcGIS

For some reason I am unable to edit my map in ArcGIS. When I click 'start editing' on the editor toolbar, I get the following error message: I've ensured that my field names in the Excel table ...
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ArcMap - Adding Multiple raster datasets to mosaic dataset (for temporal change)

I have a number of raster datasets containing lake water temperature data. I am looking to make these time enabled as to be able to scroll through them. I have converted them to .TIFF format and have ...
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Layer cannot be found

public Int32 GetIndexNumberFromLayerName(String layerName) { IMxDocument doc = ArcMap.Application.Document as IMxDocument; IActiveView activeView = doc.ActiveView; ...
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How to add ST_GEOMETRY column to an exitsting table that already has X Y columns

I have created and Oracle 11g geospatial geodatabase and have create an arcsde connection. I have been connected using arcmap, as a simple user (not sde or schema-user), who has all the proper rights ...
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Finding given objects under both a polygon and a buffer

I'm a bit new to ArcGis 10.1, but know the basics. I have two source layers, a polygon and a huge buffer. The polygon contains some of that buffer, but not all of it. There are numerous points inside ...
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Preventing Export Layer by user via ArcObjects?

In my project, I am using a Geodatabase (SQL Server) to store feature classes. I want to prevent users (who do not have permission to access or edit) exporting layers into shapefile or other ...
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Access to ITableFields interface from an ITable or IObjectClass interface

I am working in a File Geo Database and need to set certain columns to be readonly from an ArcMap user perspective only. I am aware of the IFieldEdit.Editable property, however that locks it down ...
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How to interpolate integer rasters to floating point?

I have an reclassified raster, I need to convert it to floating point, the "float" tool does not suffice, because I need the output values to be spatially interpolated. For example, at the midpoint of ...
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How to calculate a new field to represent the sum of the values in an existing field in Arcmap

I need a way of calculating the total sum of the values in an existing field and displaying this value in the corresponding cells of another field. In other words, I want this second field to display ...
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How to Calculate Cumulative Field Values in Arcmap

My problem is conceptually quite simple; In Arcmap 10.2, I wish to create a field which contains the cumulative values of another field in the same attribute table. For example, if the first three ...
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Arcmap Refresh Button

I am working with ArcMap and C#. In the bottom left hand corner, there is a menu where you can toggle between Data view and Layout View, a Pause button, and a refresh button. I have created an Add-in ...
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Calculate area inside polygons based on slope

I have some DEMs and have computed the slope in degrees for each one. I have also classified the slope raster into the following 5 classes: 0-3, 3-15, 15-35, 35-50, >50. What I want to do is to ...
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Is there any way to create a legend from label classes or annotations in ArcGIS 10.2.2?

I have a single "geonames" layer with 56 label classes and another few layers with around 10 label classes. Each class has a different font and colour or graphic. I would like to add most of these ...
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Integrate geodatabase with other nonspatial databases in oracle 11g using ArcGis for Desktop 10.2

I have an oracle database namely xe which I have spatially enabled. using the Create Enterprise Geodatabase geoprocessing tool. The application I am going to implement has an already created ...
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Backend: look-up address, spatial join, and enter to db

I'm not a GIS admin and we don't have one, so I am completely lost on this one. We currently have an sql db where folks remotely enter address data via web-browser interface and it is recorded as ...
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What is the recommended format to import tables from Excel to arc map with more than 65 536 rows? CSV?

What is the recommended format to import tables from Excel to Arc map with more than 65 536 rows? CSV?Txt?
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Lining up polygon legend patches in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have tried the properties and everything, I cant understand why my polygons are not lining up correctly in the legend. I created this legend the usual way by adding my 3 layers to the legend wizard ...
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Can someone explain the use of relative paths with KMZ and KML files?

I am saving a map to KML from ArcMap, which creates a KMZ file. In the attribute table of one of the shapefiles, in this case soil borings, I have entered a typical "<href XXX </a>" ...
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Create an enterprise geodatabase - Administrator username and password are required

I am trying to create an enterprise geodatabase in oracle 11g, using the create enterprise geodatabase tool in arcmap 10.2. I have properly installed the oracle client needed and I am able to create ...
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Create a New attribute table in ArcMap?

I am trying to create a new table of attributes for later purposes, in arcGIS but just an empty one, How can i do this? I also have it as an Excel format, but I don't know if there is any way to ...
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Pie Chart Slice Sizing in ArcGIS-Desktop

I have two fields I would like to show in pie charts on a map. I'm having trouble understanding how field 2 is represented as a part of field 1. If a polygon in field 2 is over half of field 1, why ...
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In arcmap how to modify time value in editor tracking fields

In my map, I have several layers enable editor tracking, but the time zone is not the same as our location time zone (GMT +8). When I try to use time slider to modify the time, I find the time slider ...
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Can't Remove a Menu in Python Add-in

I have a Python add-in with a good amount of buttons and menus. I'm trying to remove a menu using the addin_assistant, but the menu isn't being removed from config.xml. I've tried removing the add-in ...
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Remove duplicated items in Arc attribute table?

I have imported a set of points into ARCmap using a kml file created in google earth. During this process, a number of the points were duplicated (see below). Is there a way to get rid of the ...
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How to match colours in already mosaiced single image?

I have an already mosaiced image for a large area. I need to match colours in this single image. I do not have each image separately. I just have this large single image downloaded from GLS. How can I ...
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Perform non-spatial queries on DB tables of a RDBMS connected with arcgis

Is it possible to use the arcgis infrastructure so as to perform queries on DB tables that do not contain spatial information? For example, considering I have a RDBMS where I have a table namely ...
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ArcMap - Display direction of points

I imported a few geotagged images and created a points shape showing their locations (or more accurately, the location of the camera) with the "Geotagged Photos to Points" tools. The attribute table ...
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Generating Attachment Match Table in Enterprise Geodatabase?

I've created a file geodatabase, imported a dataset, enabled attachments, generated an attachment match table and then added attachments. Everything worked perfectly and quickly. When I tried the ...
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Categorizing polygons instead of using default single symbol in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there any way to change display polygon from single symbol (default setting) to categorize? So far, when I added a feature polygon into the table of contain, it will be displayed as only one ...
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Create a custom Identify dialog

How can I check if a point belongs to a polygon? I want to create a custom identify tool with edit option. I am using C# and ArcMap 10. My idea is to click on the polygon (building/park/etc) in ...
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ArcGIS ArcMap average values in a single flowline

I am newbie in Arcmap. I need to get the average (Velocity) values of 1000 points on my long flowline. I tried to make parallel lines on each gridpoint using the "copy Parallel" function. But there ...
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Creating Shapefile from Excel Data

I have an Excel file with three columns, IncidentID, Latitude, and Longitude. Each row in the file corresponds to an incident and the location of the incident in units of decimal degrees. I also ...
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Is the error message “The Microsoft Jet database engine can not find the input table or query” the result of a hardware limitation?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2.1. When I try to compute a union of two shapefiles, I get this message: "The Microsoft Jet database engine can not find the input table or query. Make sure it exists and its ...
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connect ArcGIS server with different instances of oracle database

Is it possible for a development team to have personal oracle database instances, for testing purposes, connected with the same GIS server? In other words I want every user to work with his own data, ...
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Exporting PDF with Hyperlinked Attributes from ArcMap

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and would like to export a map to a pdf, preserving feature's attributes. I would like to be able to identify - let's say - point feature from the map on pdf, with it's ...
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arcmap layer export as shapefile, in the dbf file the time value is missing

In arcmap, I export a layer as shapefile. After that I find from the dbf file, the editor tracking date-time columns (created_date, last_edited_date) value only contain the date value, The time value ...
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How to get Network Analyst to find nearest facility on globe?

Currently, the nearest facility matrix results stay within the confines of the GCS84 projection, so the route from Los Angles to Japan travels EAST not WEST. How can I change the settings to permit it ...
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Arc error executing function Skyline with surface

Trying to get a skyline for a set of 3D points based on a DEM (LiDAR based raster), but get the catch all error 999999. The surface is optional and the function works when no surface is assigned. All ...