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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 ideas?...
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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 ...
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How to add ArcPy Feature Layer to ArcMap automatically?

With Python, how do I get either the MakeXYEventLayer_management or the MakeFeatureLayer_management layer that is temporarily created added to ArcMap automatically after the tool is run, without using ...
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Change label next to symbol in TOC

I'm trying to write a script to change the label next to the symbol in the TOC so it appears in the legend. Arcpy has a way to change the name of the layer, but I can't seem to find a way to change ...
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Arcmap fills up full image

I have an issue with arcmap. In the layout view and dataview it shows all buildings normal (it's a bit blurry, but it's only for a study not for presentation), but when I export it, all gaps between ...
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ArcGIS / ArcMap problem with tiff file and projection

I have a raster in ArcMap . The projection is WGS 1984 UTM 22. When I look the details of the projection I can see that the "scale factor" is 0.9996 When I save this raster in a in tif file and the ...
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ArcMap 100k meters square identification - double?

ArcMap - 1:50.000 - 5x3 meters - MGRS I put on a grid defined with the standard 1:50.000 grid style in ArcMap. I tick the box for "100,000 meter grid square identification", but it makes it double......
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“Definition Query on a versioned Geodatabase”

I would like to implement Specific views to the SDE users, based on Definition Queries of common attributes , like Date created > = October 1. But on first look, the definition queries are for "...
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Merge shapefiles

I am a new user of ArcMap. I have several shape files of various portions of the West coast of India (boundary and contour files). I need to combine all these files into one shape file so that I can ...
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Storing two kinds of point geometry in shapefile or creating multipoint shapefiles? [closed]

Following How many interior and exterior rings can a polygon have in a standard ArcGIS shapefile?, can I have a mixture of two kinds of geometry in a shapefile of type point. Just like I have about ...
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How to derive soil water holding capacity from Landsat data [closed]

For estimation crop yields, I need some information such as Soil water holding capacity, potential evapotranspiration, crop types of the area, etc. For this purpose, I want to derive Soil Water ...
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How to determine the location that has the most intersections with other polygons in a certain distance/buffer?

I have a very scattered map with a lot of very differently shaped polygons. Now I want to determine the location where a circle polygon of a certain size intersects the most surface of these scattered ...
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How many interior and exterior rings can a polygon have in a standard ArcGIS shapefile?

working with GDAL/OGR library and studying these two slides about geometries and vector data in the OGR library: slide 1 slide 2 I found that a polygon can have an exterior ring and lots of ...
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Flip over min/max values in a stretched symbology for raster data

In ArcMap 10.1, we can render a raster in a colour ramp (stretched) symbology to draw a raster layer based on each pixel value. However, the legend for the layer by default starts from the max value (...
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Too many features selected with the ArcMap Select by Polygon tool

Here is my problem: First of all you have to know that I have ArcMap 10.1 SP1. My features are stored in Oracle 11g database in SDO_GEOMETRY format. I have imported a layer of accidents location in ...
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How to release locks to temp files after ArcPy script crashes in ArcMap?

Sometimes when I'm testing an ArcPy script and it ends with exception, ArcMap is still holding locks to some temp files (I run my scripts through ArcMap). I cannot run the script any more, because it ...
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Difference between Heat Map and Hot Spot Analysis?

What is the difference between "Heat Map Analysis" and "Hot Spot Analysis"? Are we perhaps using hot spot analysis to get the required relations between features, and then using the results as an ...
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Is there a way to control which ArcMap AddIn is loaded first?

I have a shared DLL that use across multiple ArcMap AddIns. It rarely changes, but recently I've had to modify it and I started getting MissingMethodExceptions whenever I made calls to classes in ...
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Select layer by attribute using SQL statement LEN() in ArcMap

as the title already suggests... I want to query the length of a string column and thought to use: LEN([ColumnName]) > 5 However, that doesn't work at all. I'm querying a table in a fGDB in ArcMap ...
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how to create a Heat-Map in ArcMap 10.1

Is there any tutorial about creating a heat-map in ArcMap 10.1?
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Stream network doesn't match the reality?

I am trying to create flow accumulation grid in ArcMap using Arc Hydro. I have the DEM (25mX25m) and the stream network shapefile. I have done the following 1)Resampled the DEM to 5m; 2)Burnt the ...
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Show content of layers in web map application

How can I show the layers used in ArcMap 10.1 such as .csv files, in published web map application? When I publish the map it says: No layers found to display
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How do I get a count of all the dead end streets? [duplicate]

I'm working in ArcGis 10.1 - Advanced and I wanted to know how can I identify and get a count of the number of dead end streets in my road network?
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Broadband coverage GIF image layer needs to be selectable (ArcGIS)

I am working on a project on Arcmap where I have 80,000 co-ordinates of postcodes and a broadband coverage map. I need to know which of the co-ordinates intersect with the coverage map. I have added ...
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Multimodal network v.s. single mode network [closed]

I created a multimodal network with rail, bus, and pedestrian network, and generated a 15 min service area (blue in the attached figure). I also created a single mode network with only pedestrian ...
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How to delete multiple fields in an attribute table?

Is there a way to select multiple fields in an attribute table and delete them together in Arcmap without writing the script?
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Enabling Geodatabase from ArcMap 10.1

I have created a sde schema in my postgresql database , I check all the priviliedges and everything. I also put the st_geometry.so in lib path of postgresql 9.1.3 installed on the server. I have ...
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Change Detection ArcGIS with multiple dates

I'll explain my aim first: I am trying to create a single raster to represent vegetation resilience, I am doing this via change detection. So far I have created 5 Change detection images, where 2000 ...
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creating a buffer in a raster layer

I've got a raster layer separated into 3 zones, representative of marine park zones. What i'm trying to do is make it so that where zone 1 is adjacent to zone 3, there is a "buffer" between them, of ...
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Select by location of doughnut hole polygon

I have vectorized the Corine Land class raster and want to select certain classes that are "inside" other classes. How can I select the polygons circled in blue? All the select by location options ...
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“Create Enterprise Geodatabase” errors

I am trying to use " Create Enterprise Geodatabase" option in arcmap 10.1: I am getting two following errors: You must copy the latest ST_GEOMETRY and dependent libraries to the PostgreSQL ...
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AddJoin_management crashes ArcMap

I am going to be using an AddJoin_management command in a python script at the end of several loops. To test, I used the AddJoin tool and use the below command in the Python window and made the ...
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How to calculate the average velocity over the flowpath length?

I’m working on building a GIS based groundwater travel time distribution (TTD) model similar to the one developed by Schilling and Wolter (2007) http://lilt.ilstu.edu/ewpeter/GEO435/Readings/2012/...