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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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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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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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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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arcmap import dgn file with northern-eastern position system

I have a DGN file which includes road network information, but the DGN use northern-eastern position system. When I try to import the DGN file into arcmap, I get "Unknown Spatial Reference" warning. ...
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Looping through each specified layer and exporting PDF map showing shapefile and information taken from each attribute table?

I have been working on an automation script for the purpose of mass pdf exportmaps. I am required to export many pdf maps showing individual boundary files and client information. I believe the ...
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Combine Digimap Tiles

Is there a way to combine tiles of Digimap data in Arc? I have downloaded tiles over a large area and would like them to act as one layer/image rather than a number which are adjacent to one another. ...
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Prompt ArcMap Add-in to save settings before closing ArcMap

I'm working on an ArcMap 10.2 add-in which runs as a C# WPF application. I've linked the add-in window as a child owned by the ArcMap window so it will close when ArcMap is closed (among other ...
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Visualizing where End Point Arc Segment will be Drawn with Polyline?

I am working in ArcMap 10.2.2 and I am trying to create some polyline features. I have no problem with creating polygon, but when I attempt to make an arc polyline it does not show me the angle at ...
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How to get ASTER level 1B data to overlay correctly on google earth/ bing maps/ arcmap imagery basemap

I have recently purchased Two granules of ASTER 1B data from ERSDAC. Upon importing this data into arcmap 10.2, the layers representing each band were specified as being projected in: ...
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Removing highlighting when selecting feature in Arcmap

Whenever I select a feature in an attribute table it gets highlighted which prevents me from seeing the symbology of that feature. I tried choosing No Color in the appearance option, but that results ...
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How do I change graduated color class values with python?

I am trying to use python to adjust my graduated color symbols' class breaks and labels. The layer is a query layer tied to an SQL DB and I want to be able to execute my python (after the database has ...
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arcpy.Clip_analysis() Automatically Affixing .shp.shp to Target Feature Class Name?

I created a Python script that was previously working fine, but is now giving me an error when I try to use the arcpy.Clip_analysis() function in arcmaps 10.2.1. I am not adding a filetype extnsion ...
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Extra Column after Using Polyline to Raster

Does anyone know why there is an extra column in the resulting raster file (Raster2) after using the tool Polyline to Raster in ArcMap 10.2? I had imported the cell size and set the extent to be the ...
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Failed creating a feature class inside a file geodatabase

I'm having trouble creating a feature class within a new file geodatabase. I can create shapefiles and sde databases, but not feature classes. Here's the message I get from arcmap 10.1. Any ideas? ...
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Dynamically created toolbar doesnt show in Toolbar in ArcMap

I am trying to troubleshoot an application that allows creation of a tool bar based on a config file, which contains information about the tool bar like Name, ProgId, ESRIType, CLSID, Tooltip etc. ...
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Show graph in html popup for dynamic data of a postgresql table

I am trying to plot xy value from a postgresql database table. In the table there are multiple longitude and latitude corresponding to values. The table is like this, where all longitude and ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 with MatPlotLib Non-Blocking Plot

ArcGIS 10.2 ships with MatPlotLib 1.1.1 installed. I am trying to display a non-blocking plot window. Trials: Launch an interactive plot in a Tk window from a toolbox. This causes the plot to ...
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How to align edge of a polygon from one shape file with edge of polygon from another shape file

Initially I had a kml file of geographic regions. Each region is a single polygon. I have imported the kml file into ArcGIS as a shape file. Several of the sides of the regions are supposed to align ...
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How to lock points using a schematic layout algorithm?

I'm using ArcGIS Schematics extension and more particularly the "main ring" layout algorithm. In my data, I have a main ring (ring with the most links) and I want to organize nodes and links around it ...
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Customized tab does not show in ArcMap 10 Table of Contents after migration from 9.3?

I'm new to ArcGIS 10, and I have a huge block of code migrated from ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 to 10. Most of them work properly but some classes, which implement the "IContentsView" interface, don't show ...
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Is there any way to see GlobalId field in identify (tool) window?

I installed ArcGIS desktop 10 recently and i noticed that identify tool doesn't show globalId field even I can use this field in select criteria.I guess there must be a way to see this field in ...
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Iterating ArcGIS Network Analyst over multiple files using ModelBuilder?

I have 10+ files that I want to add to ArcMap then do some spatial analysis in an automated fashion. The files are in csv format which are located in one folder and named in order as ...
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Need help with the creation of add-ins for arc map

How to find the coordinates x and y of the point when you click on the map? I'm creating a new add-in to the arc map. When you create the add button and I chose dockable window. In dockable window I ...
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automated utility network region selection with variables?

I am working to develop an automated process of generating polygons at various points along a utility network as part of a dam-failure risk analysis project. I am working with a full license of ArcGIS ...
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Callout box labels converted to annotation justifying strangely

I am helping a co-worker out and she had some callout box labels that she converted to annotation. Most of them look normal - they were originally right justified and maintained that justification - ...
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What happens if raster overlapping when I run cost distance?

I'm having problem with the cost distance tool in Arcmap. I need to use cost distance to find out the cost of having to move from a subway station to a green area. But the resulting cost distance ...
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web map with arcGIS for server and javascript?

How would I go about creating a feature layer from Arcmap, and saving it as a service to arcGIS for server, which I could call from javascript API, so the web map will provide user interaction. For ...
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Opening netcdf in arcmap as a raster with uneven coordinate spacing?

I have SMOS CATDS 2010-2013 daily data that is in EASE-grid netcdf format. I have 100 sites that I need specific daily soil moisture values for from this dataset. I have daily AAFC CATDS soil ...
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Cross platform gis api wrapper architecture

I have a python class library for arcpy which is just a couple of class definitions with my common code attached as methods and properties so that I can do code centralization for stuff that I have ...
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proper cross sectioning in hec-georas

I wanted to digitize cross sections along a main river. However, this river channel has rivers near it especially in its downstream. These small rivers are about 500m to 3000m away from the main ...
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How to calculate raster distance with z value using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to produce a raster distance map by using euclidean distance function having input feature as flight path (with altitude as Z value). However, my euclidean distance calculation did not ...
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How do I export sensor records from a Trimble GeoExplorer to a mapping program?

So I am fairly new with the GIS world and could use a lot of help!! I am currently surveying with a Trimble Geoexplorer 6000 XH What sort of mapping program can I use to export sensor records to ...
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populate USSA and DSSA for Banks Layer in HEC-GeoRAS

georas and hec-ras for river flow simulation. . i was wondering why river banks do not have data to plot. when i click the bank and select "Edit Connection" it shows "No Data for Plot". .i run through ...
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Extract aregular gride of points (x,y) values inside a polygon in arcgis10.2

This question may be frequently asked .But until know there is no clear answer . I need to extract a regular grid of points inside a polygon .In every time i construct several polygons from the ...
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easy way to snap lines to perpendicular

I am editing a set of sewer lines and points so that they match their GPS locations, and I was wondering if there was a fluid way to snap vertices so that they retain perpendicularity, in ArcMap 10.1. ...
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Why don't my service area polygons follow my network?

I have found a few similar questions, but no good answers, so here goes another Service area question: I'm working on creating a walking distance layer from Parks, and have a road network set up with ...
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Programmatically open an excel file when arcmap session is closed

I am looking to build a process where an excel file is opened once a user closes an arcmap session. here is my pseudocode. user makes map user closes map using Graphic User Interface 'X' button ...
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Problem after buffer is created in arcobject.net?

I have arcmap10.1. and arcobject10.1 .net. I have created a single buffer successfully and it also display in axtoccontrol but the axmapcontrol display that buffer on upper side off all layer so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...