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Is it possible to learn ArcObjects without VB?

I have some text in arcmap active view and I need to Change the font face as the licence does not cover the font type. I am using python script for Automation but arcpy can not select the text ...
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Creating a tile server from non-map tiles for use in ArcMap

I have tiled top-down imagery that I want to overlay on aerial view maps in ArcMap. What are some ways to create a WMS or TMS from a custom set of tiles? (aka not using tiles from e.g. ...
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QGIS Widget for data entry. Many fields based off 1 combobox

I have used QGIS for a while now but have just started getting into creating widgets for data entry. I want to know if there is a way to create a widget that will auto populate 2 or 3 other columns ...
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Can someone explain me how to do the layout of routes in ArcMap?

Can someone explain me how to do the layout of routes in ArcMap? I have a shape of points with garbage containers and want to do the route of each truck but don't know how. I've tried with the network ...
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How to select lines which are 60% contained in polygon?

I have two layers : a line layer (red) and a polygon layer (green). I would like to select the lines which 60% are contained in the polygon. How can I do that? Until now, I used "select by ...
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How do I select specific colors within a raster to create polygons with in QGIS or ArcMap?

We have a few georeferenced zoning map rasters and would like to convert specific zones (colors) to polygons, sometimes multiple zones as different polygons. Our workflow has been in the past to ...
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How do I open images georeferenced in ArcMap in QGIS? (.aux.xml)

We have several ArcMap georeferenced images (raster datasets) that we are attempting to open in QGIS without any luck. These are not inside of a geodatabase and are not Arcinfo Binary Grid format or ...
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Is it possible to scale an ArcGIS feature in a multipatch feature class using Arcpy?

I've imported a number of features in Python using the following method: - Import3DFiles_3d Unfortunately they are all extremely large so I would like to scale them using arcpy. I have seen that ...
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Identify Route Locations not working in ArcMap

When I click Identify Route Locations on a polyline m in ArcMap (10.2.1) it's not brining up the box with the value/measurement. This was working fine about 5 minutes ago, I've tried restarting ArcMap ...
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How to connect ArcMap 10.0 query layer to a different port?

I have an instance where I have a server that has postgres 8.3 and postgres 9.2 on it. I have the 8.3 version on port 5432 and 9.2 on port 5433. I want to connect to the 9.2 instance, here is a ...
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Invert Clipping for Data Driven Pages

So I have a feature class : City Limits I have set it to have a fill of 50% gray. This places a gray shade over the entire city. I have a 'Map Page' polygon feature class called 'Map Page' which is ...
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Raster images at edge of data frame not displaying. How can I prevent then from disapearing?

I have a series of satellite images and as I pan or zoom, the images near the edges of the data frame the stop being displayed leaving small areas with no imagery. It is seems to occur when only ...
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Bentley Microstation in comparison to ESRI ArcMap : Filetypes and Capabilities

I'm curious if there is a side-by-side comparison of Bentley's Microstation v8i (Select series 3) with ESRI's ArcMap 10.1 showing capabilities and filetype acceptance. I have heard some conversations ...
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Unable to Import 3D Files with real-world position

The following link identifies a method of importing one or more 3D models into a multipatch feature class. http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//00q900000097000000 Test Case I ...
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IColor reporting BGR rather than RGB

I've created a single point in ArcMap 10.1 SP1, and set it's color (SimpleMarkerSymbol) to Red = 16, Green = 0, and Blue = 255, or 1000FF in hex. I saved that as a layer package, and opened it back ...
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How to create good quality picture marker symbols with ArcMAP

I have created a nice clean symbol in Illustrator. After exporting to .emf format and appending to objects in ArcMap the symbol looks terrible (see Attatchment). Has anyone found a way to import good ...
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create diversity map of qualitative features, ArcMap

I am trying to create a map of forest type diversity with ArcMap. I have a polygon forest layer with the different forest types as attributes (e.g. 0815, 0862, 0813, ..., which stands for 'mixed ...
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Automaticallly select and replace all occurences of a font face

I have around 50 mxd file that is done some times earlier. The text font used in labeling was not licensed. Now I can Change the text in layout element. But it has also some text in map view too. But ...
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Can conversion of MapInfo WOR to ArcGIS MXD preserve styles and coordinate systems?

Is there any ways to migrate from MapInfo's data with WOR project file to ArcGIS MXD project file without leaving all styles and coordinate system? I know that I can convert from TAB files to SHP ...
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mapcontrol not reflected when i split polygon with polyline?

I have created a split tool which will create polyline and based on this line i want to divide that polygon into two separate polygons. i have write below code it will create left side and right side ...
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Set available orientation to toobar in ArcMap using ArcObjects

We are creating a very huge extension for ArcMap and in the process, we have created a lot of new custom toolbars. These toolbars contains both buttons and custom controls. These custom controls can ...
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How can I carry out a reliable coordinate transformation for point data?

I have ArcGIS 10.0 with ArcGIS Server (AGS) 10.0. Due to a known bug in the AGS geometry service we cannot carry out coordinate transformations with AGS 10.0. Our Internet client therefore does not ...
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ArcMap's Join and symbology

I'm still new into the GIS World, and here's what i'm trying to achieve , i have Yemen administrative shapfile with list of governments, and districts,i also have an excel file with a list of migrants ...
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Change the Name,Tooltip of builtin Commands

When I change the name of a builtin command using the following code, I get the error, "this method cannot run on builtin commands". ICommandItem BuiltinCMD = ...
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Iterating through z-values in ModelBuilder

I have a series of fields that I am trying to run the IDW tool against. I'm looking for a way iterate through the feature class, using a different field as the z value each time. This is my data: ...
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Equivalent functions in ArcMap compared to MapInfo: Objects > Combine

What is the equivalent of MapInfo's Objects > Combine in ArcMap? I have a polyline layer which is divided into 10m subsections, I want to combines these and find parts which are >50m combined. I have ...
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How to return absolute values using ArcMap field calculator?

I have a field of number ranging from -50 to 50. Is there a way using the ArcMap field calculator to populate a field with all of these standardised (positive numbers) so I have a range of 0 to 50 ...
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How to get the current map from a geoprocessing tool execute function?

I'm making a geoprocessing tool with the ArcObjects SDK Java 10.2. I need to modify labeling colors of a layer of the current map. Is it possible from the execute function to access the map currently ...
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What would cause Map Tips to flash in ArcMap with Shapefile?

Using ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced 10.1 SP 1 I have come across this several times but I have never found a solution for it. The problem I am having is that when I set Map Tips to display for ...
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How to use both Parse Path and Calculate Value in model?

Am I doing this wrong? I need to create hillshades for a set of raster, but I want the hillshades to retain the raster's original name. I used parse path for that, however there are names that are ...
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Null values coerced to zero (0) when exporting to csv or txt

I extracted values from several rasters, and in some cases, the value is null. However, when I export the attribute table to a csv or a txt file (from ArcMap), the null values are converted to 0. Is ...
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How to cut polygon or split polygon using polyline and ArcObjects?

I have ArcMap10.1 and ArcObject.net. i have created tool and on mouse down event i write some code I tried it using topologicalOperator4.Cut2(newPolyline) but i get error "A polygon cut operation ...
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How to add several layers to the table of contents in ArcMap using Python in one shot?

I am already able to add individual layers to ArcMap table of contents using the following codes: # Adding the layer to the table of contents mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("current") df = ...
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Naming iterators in modelbuilder 10.1

I am using iterate raster in modelbuilder to create hillshade and slope simultaneously for many rasters within one folder. My problem is when I name the output files. Whenever I use, %Name%, the model ...
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Determining gaps in polylines and identifying continuing sections?

Is there a relatively quick way to identify where gaps < a certain size are present between polyline? E.g. would there be an easy way to join line likes the ones in the below image if the gap was ...
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No domain coded values on REST Arcgis 10.2

We have created a map service using version 10.2 from a map which all layers data source are point to an SDE connection service using DB2 database. However, the coded value domain not appear in the ...
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How to set a fixed scale to a layer in ArcMap?

I have a polygon layer in ArcMap. To full extent the scale is 1:35,000. It only fits in a 210cm x 160cm page. I want to fix the scale to 1:10,000 and make it fit to a 84.1cm x 59.4. Is there a way to ...
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How to change a schema name within a MXD with ArcObject .NET?

I have a MXD file where all layers point to an Oracle Spatial database. Recently our DBA changed the schema name. So now my MXD file has broken links, each time I open it, all my layers have a ...
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Symbol levels for graduated colours not working in ArcMap 10?

In ArcMap I have set a draw order on my data, however ArcMap is not displaying it as instructed. The red values should be drawn ontop of the green/yellow.
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Programmatically block Toolbar choosing in ArcMap 10.1

With an extension I can block ArcMap's Customize menu using following code line: ArcMap.Application.LockCustomization("password"); But, it makes no sense since by right-click on Toolbar docking ...
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converting UTM cordinates into map area [closed]

I have coordinates in UTM coordinates for 3 points. I do not have licenced ArcGIS software. Is there any available app or place on internet where , if the above 3 coordinates can be put and the ...
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How to extract one band from a three band raster in ArcMap?

I'm fairly new to ArcGIS and I get into trouble extracting a single band layer from a raster image .img in ArcMap that I want to use after in zonal statistics. So far, all help I found is to do the ...
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Is there a way to set different levels of transparency (opacity) for a polygon's border and its interior?

I have some polygons which I'd like to display with their interior displayed at a higher transparency than their borders. Right now, I am doing it by creating two separate layers with the same data ...
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Why does Kernel Density fail in model with ERROR 000865?

I am attempting to build a model using variables for automation. (see below) The problem I am having is when the model attempts to run the Kernel Density. It seems as if the Kernel Density will not ...
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ArcMap lagging when I use the measure tool

ArcMap is lagging when I click the measure tool, my data isn't particularly big (biggest .shp is ~150mb) and my PC is brand new. Any idea what may be causing this?
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Greyscale Raster (tif) in ArcMap

I've searched all over google and have found nothing. I want some tiff files I have in ArcMap to be in greyscale with the rest of the layers in colour, similar to the style override > greyscale option ...
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Enforce inter-field dependencies during editing?

I'm wondering if anyone knows if you can have something a bit more intelligent than mandatory fields in attribute tables. Basically I want people to fill in a table & if they type something in ...
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Updating Description of MXD Layers

Is there a way to force the update of the Description content in the Properties/General/Description of each feature layer in an MXD? I frequently update metadata for each feature class in ArcCatalog, ...
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Rebuilding Indexes in SDE Database throws “Could not get a lock.” error

While trying to do some maintenance on our SDE database but i am always getting a "Could not get a lock." error on the details section of the process. Do i need to setup something for me to ...
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How to bulk change the schema name of layer properties in ArcMap

I would like to change the data source location (schema) in layer property in ArcMap. Our data are stocked in an Oracle Spatial database. Recently, the DBA has changed the schema name and then I ...