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When digitizing Lines, vertices are automatically generalized when finished feature

I am creating lines(feature class) and when the feature is finished Arcmap 10 will automatically generalize/smoothens the line. Is there any reason why this is happening? is this a bug of ArcMap 10? ...
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Creating Raster with values based on function output

I have a function that calculates a price based on the input slope and distance. I want to write the price to a raster as the rastervalue. How do I do that? OpenSource and ArcMap solutions would work. ...
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Cluster GPS Points by set Distance

I have X,Y data that I am trying to buffer to find clusters. My definition for a cluster is " 2 or more points with a maximum distance of 200 meters". My problem is: Point A, Point B, and Point C ...
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How to calculate the density of settlement per 100 square kilometers?

I have a point shapefile representing settlements. I want to calculate the density of settlement per 100 square kilometers. Should I use point or kernel density? I am working with ArcGIS. Is there any ...
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Overlapping polygon outlines dashed at overlapping locations but solid elsewhere

In ArcMap 10.0, if one smaller polygon fits inside of another and shares a portion of the larger polygon's boundary, and they both are set to display thick outlines on the inside, is there a way to ...
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Problem with deployment of GeoProcessors

I am developing an AddIn which requires lots of Geoprocessing but whenever I deploy any Geoprocessor, the ArcMap crashes and its always with the Geoprocessors only. All other commands are working fine ...
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Interpolate shape (3d analyst) problem

I am making a code on C# to interpolate z values of a line on a DEM. Below is the code that I've written. I have also tried step by step debugging, the program works fine till the Geoprocessor ...
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How do I prevent Arcmap from verifying SQL expressions when using a plugin dataset?

I've written a plugin workspace for ArcGIS. I'm able to compose a where clause containing syntax that my implementation of IPluginDatasetHelper understands, assign it to IQueryFilter.Whereclause, and ...
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How to exclude some layers from ArcReader legend?

I have created an ArcReader map for staff which has a number of imagery layers, such as satellite imagery and a raster topographic map. I also have a legend which automatically updates based on which ...
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Show representation properties in object inspector in ArcMap 10

When you inspected a feature in the object inspector in ArcMap 9.x (opened by clicking the "Attributes" button in the editor toolbar), you were able to see the properties of ALL the features ...
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How to overlay 3 different layers using ArcMap

I have to overlay 3 different layers called "Bacino Isonzo Perimetro", "Bacini Tributari Isonzo", and "Isonzo" in ArcMap. Layers'properties are shown below. BACINO ISONZO PERIMETRO Data Type: File ...
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How do I find the pgAdmin connection parameters?

I need to create a connection from arcmap to pgadmin using a python module because of an arcpy script, but I am unsure of how to get the pgadmin connection parameters. I think it may be some kind of ...
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Get layers and apply renderer to layer list from SDE ArcMap

I have the code that gets the layers from SDE, but when i add them to the map they have a different symbology. there is about 80 layers and i am accessing the SDE by getting the workspace from a ...
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How do i get x, y coordinate values when click on map?

I am very preliminary in arc gis and in fact i am a web programmer. I created a local serviece and use this to create a web applcation in ArcGIS > ArcGIS Server for the Microsoft .NET Framework > ...
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Extraction of stream gradient for branched river networks

At the moment I am working on the extraction of stream gradients for a large basin, as a consequence, rivers are strongly branched.So far, I read through the relevant posts on this site, but so far I ...
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From classified image to topology in ArcInfo

I have some coastal 4 band imagery that I have classified to designate land, water, and undetermined. I want to convert this to polygons with topology, and significantly simplify the polygons. If I ...
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error in gp.execute intersect

i generate a tool to return values using area of polygons. but when i execute the tool, visual studio show an error :"Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component" in ...
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Cannot join feature layer with SQL Server table with query built in it in ArcMap

I need to join a feature layer with a SQL Server View with a common field in ArcMap. The View was successfully added to ArcMap as data table with some query built on it from Query Builder. When I ...
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Get polygons inside a polygon

I have developed a tool in arcobjects on Visual studio 2010, the tool works fine but once installed my ArcMap drawing the map (refreshing) and printing slows down.. I have used ITopologicalOperator ...
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Relative Path not working in ArcMap and ArcObjects

I'm using ArcMap 10.0 and Windows 7 64 bit. I'm trying to set a relative paths for my MXD file. My MXD is located c:\workspace\rastertest.mxd and the data is located at ...
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ArcObjects: AfterItemDraw only fires for layers in the root of TOC

As I mentioned at the end of this answer the IActiveViewEvents.AfterItemDraw event (even with IViewManager.VerboseEvents enabled) only seems to fire for layers in the root of ArcMap's table of ...
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Open the IGxDialog in MS Access 2010 using VBA

I hope this is the right forum for this question. I have a program in MS Access that allows users to input varius aspects related to land treatments including the spatial information (point, line, or ...
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Error creating IPoint (ArcGIS 10) - Invalid use of New keyword (VBA)

I have some code I wrote in 9.3 that (mostly) works in version 10. I have a UIToolControl that buffers a user-input point based on a mouse click - nearly identical to the sample. This used to work ...
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hyperlink in a package

I want to give a map that contains hyperlinks as a package of adobe or an exe file to someone who does not have access to arcmap. this package should have just some points and polygons that when he ...
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Data Driven pages in ArcMap 10

I have used data driven pages in an old job, however when I try create them in this one, my exported PDF's are corrupt. They have just upgraded to arcmap 10 so I was thinking maybe it was some kind of ...
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Guide for esriRasterOpCode

I'm building dynamic cartographic symbols to display inside ArcMap, but they are displaying "wrong". Is there a guide somewhere that will show what raster op code does? I mean, not only show, but ...
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Moving GPS Points with a VB script - Bearing works well but distance is wrong

I am using a script I found online created in 2003 by one of the commentators here. It is a great script and exactly what I have been looking for and I'm very glad to have found it. It simply takes ...
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ArcMap crashing in geoprocessing script with AreaSolarRadiation. Does a log file exist?

I am writing a greoprocessing script in python and running it in arcmap 10. The script works as expected until it gets to an area solar radiation calculation AreaSolarRadiation(input_dem, "", "400", ...
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getting the correct location data with user input

I have some code others have provided, which I modified in order to run a Python script in a toolbox in ArcMap which accepts user input for a starting point, distance, and angle to create a shapefile ...
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Which Custom Geographic Transformation Method to use for Nad83 to Nad 83 (CSRS)

I couldn't find a NTv2 file for transforming GCS NAD83 to GCS NAD83(CSRS) so I'm trying to create a custom transformation using the 'Create Custom Geographic Transformation' tool in ArcMap. The tool ...
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How to randomly apply a feature from the attributes table (an area) to a bigger area in ArcGIS 10?

I am rather a beginner at ArcGIS and I have absolutely no idea how to do this. I have to design an agricultural area, which I have the whole of it, but I am not sure which farm plant which crop and so ...
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How to view a raster from a 10.2 Mosaic Dataset in ArcMap using the “Lock to specified rasters” method?

I am attempting to use ArcMap to view a raster from a mosaic dataset (contained within a file geodatabase) without much luck (see Viewing one or more rasters within the mosaic dataset) Steps: Use ...
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ArcMap, divide eco country map in to districts and generate multiple Jpeg files

I have eco system map of a country. and I have the district map of the same country. (country is divided in to 25 districts). What I need is eco system map of each district. (maps are over-laying) I ...
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Join tables with duplicate values

I have two sets of data: list of parcel numbers and locations which I am interested in Address database for the county (shapefile) In dataset 2 there can be multiple instances of the same parcel ...
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simple if statement in ArcMap field calculator

I have two fields containing string variables. The first one is f and the second one is f1. I would like to create a new field and populate it with the following: if f1 is equal to f, return f1 if ...
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Get links in HTML popup in ArcMap 10.2 to open in default browser instead of IE?

I have a field with a URL to a PDF. The field is used for hotlinking. When I use the hotlink tool or click on the link in the Identify window, the link opens in my default browser (Chrome), but when I ...
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Importing Google Maps into ArcMap

Is there a way to import google maps into ArcMap as a raster, vector, WMS or other format layer? I need to use/manipulate the data within ArcMap as Googlemaps does not have the necessary tools. I ...
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Change display text for hyperlink in attribute field in ArcMap?

I have an attribute field that I would like to be able to click the title of a document and it would open the document. But I do not want the field to display "C:/path/file1.pdf", I would just like it ...
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fail to convert polygon to raster

I have a shapefile with 520 districts each with a value. I am trying to convert this shapefile to raster using feature to raster tool. Input feature: myshapefile Field: value Output raster: ...
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Removing ArcGIS Online icons in Mac menu bar?

I'm running ArcMap via VMware and each time I open it, an icon gets added to the menu bar. They never go away when I quit the program, so I wind up with quite a little collection until I reboot. ...
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When debugging ArcGIS add-in, can't use “Edit and Continue”

I've been working on this add-in for years, and just today set up a new computer with VS 2013 and ArcGIS 10.3. When I run my add-in from the debugger, breakpoints can be hit, but I can't edit when ...
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Using the Make Query Table for Querying a Many-to-Many relationship

I have two tables that I have connected via an attributed relationship class of the cardinality Many-to-Many. One is a table of water body (rivers) features and the other is a series of pollutants ...
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map data is not lining up to basemap or ArcGIS Online map

on arcmap: i have tried lining my data frame coordinate system to the WGS 1984 World Mercator position but still will not align to basemap when I publish to ArcOnline. am i missing a step here?
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Publishing an interactive map made with ArcMap when I don't have access to ArcGIS Online

I apologize if this question is a silly or vague -- I am fairly new to ArcGIS and still grappling with how to articulate what exactly I don't understand. I have created an interactive map in ArcMap ...
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Using Arcpy to Update Data Source Does Not Update Related Tables

I have a python script that updates the data source of mxd's from staging to production. Here is an example of the code: import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"C:\Project\MyMap.mxd") for lyr ...
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IDockableWindow ability to auto size?

I have a ArcObjects 10.2 vb.net Custom Add-in that is a dockable window. The dockable window displayes a windows form that has listboxes, textboxes, panels, tab panels, etc. that the user interacts ...
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eCognition to ArcMap?

So I have aerial photos that I have analysed in e Cognition, I now need to import them to ArcMap to finish my analysis however when I do the the image is in a completely different area. They have the ...
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Problem in “Add Join” function in modelbuilder

I'm having an error when I run the model in Add Join (3). Add Join (2) runs well, but when it's running Add Join (3) it fails with Error 999999. I think it's because it already runned Add Join (2) and ...
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Near table in ArcMap advanced

I am trying to generate the nearest distance from one set of xy coordinates to another set. Each of the two datasets has the variables: X, Y, id I generated a near table to do this (and some other ...
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Symbolising options for ArcGIS Online?

I have a county polygon. In it, I have a field (column) that is either yes or no. There are 100 rows to the attribute table and 75% of the attributes are yes, 25% are No. Is there a way I can ...