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How do I convert many .dxf files to one gdb file?

I am using ArcView and ArcCatalog 9.2 with the Data Interoperability extension and I have 159 .dxf files that are comprised of 6 files; a dessin DAO, an annotation DAO, a multipatch DAO; a point DAO, ...
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Why are updates made in MXD by my tool not visible on some machines?

I've developed a tool that makes updates in many mxd files. When it runs in my machine, everything works fine, and I can open the mxd and see the updates made by the tool. When the tool runs in any ...
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How to deploy custom .dll commands in ArcMap 9.3.2?

In ArcMAp 9.3.2, I am trying to bring in an acreage calculator .dll buttom that I have used on previous versions. The .dll doesn't show up on the list of available custom addons. Is this a ...
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Displaying dynamic table in Data Driven Pages environment?

I am creating a map series that has many polygons per sheet. There is annotation for the polygons however some polygons are very small with no annotation for them (annotation would completely hide a ...
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Field Calculator does not notice selection? [closed]

I have a problem with the Field Calculator in ArcGIS 10. I selected specific points of a Shapefile I want to calculate, but FC is always calculating all fields. Unfortunately there is no checkbox in ...
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Unable to explode multipart polygon

I have a taxlot that is giving me troubles in a Union. When I try to run the union I get the tried and true ''Geometry is not M-Aware'' message. (there are no Polygon-M features). Based on readings ...
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calculate average commute time within 15 miles of city center

I am trying to figure out how to calculate the average commute time to work within 15 miles of the city center (and then map it in a form of continuous symbols (red to green gradient) with a legend, ...
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Refresh Currently Open ArcMap Attribute Table using ArcObjects

I have written an ArcMap Addin (ArcMap 10.0) that allows a user to perform a join between an in-memory table and a feature class (feature layer) added to the TOC. I want the attribute table of the ...
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Creating ArcGIS add-ins for both 10.0 and 10.1

Has anyone tried to deploy the ArcMap add-in for both ArcGIS 10.0 and ArcGIS 10.1? There is a target version parameter in the add-in config XML file that needs to be specified. After upgrading the ...
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What type of kernel density function does ArcMap use?

I know that there are several types of kernel density functions, such as uniform, cosine, Gaussian, etc. I was just wondering which one the "Kernel Density" functionality in ArcMap 10's Spatial ...
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Is there a simple way to create a new custom vector marker symbol for ArcMap?

I would like to create a set of custom marker symbols for environmental sampling locations. I need there to be "vector" marker symbols not picture symbols. I've tried picture marker symbols and there ...
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Split Polyline at Set Intervals

I have a polyline layer that has been joined to a table and I need to split it at certain distances along the line. The attribute table contains the distances at which I would like to split the ...
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How to determine projection parameters when customizing a projection

I am trying to customize an Albers and a Hotine Oblique Mercator (HOM) projection to minimuze distortion in the region I am analyzing. The region extends from about 51 to 62 degrees latitude, covering ...
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Selecting proper polygon

Currently doing a final project for school on ARCMAP 10. I have a set of unsuitable and suitable buffers over a big area which is Quebec City, Canada. The final potential sites give me areas between ...
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AddLayer method does not add all bands of .tif image (3 bands total)

I am currently having trouble getting 3-band raster's to display correctly when I call the arcpy.mapping.AddLayer() method. It should be said that I am using a pre-existing mxd template to automate ...
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How to auto populate multiple fields in attribute table?

i have Feature Class Buildings, it has many fields like ...
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How to collect shpfiles from “Iterate Feature Classes” into SINGLE input to “Intersect” tool?

Need to collect output files (Iterate Feature Classes) into single input to INTERSECT tool. Collect values isnt working (wrong data type)! Only precondition is available (see pic): ...
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ArcGIS 10 querying Oracle 10g without SDE

I'm interested to see if anyone has successfully got this setup working, and if so how many sacrifices were required and to which deities. I am hoping to ultimately get ArcGIS Server 10 serving map ...
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Create a new Dataframe using Arcpy in 10.1

Does anyone know if there is a way to create a new empty dataframe in ArcMap 10.1 using Arcpy? Thanks
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Automated/geoprocesing tool to slice, clip, or cut polygons using polylines using ArcGIS Desktop?

Looking for a simpler method here. I am trying to split up / cut / slice existing polygons by using existing poly-lines. An example would be splitting a water body or land parcel at the point where a ...
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Using CAST function in ArcMap 10 with ArcSDE?

I would like to use the CAST function in the definition query property of a layer and/or in the label class sql query window. This was the most promising link that I've found, including the two links ...
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Do I need an Add-in or a Stand-Alone Application for a custom form?

The type of application I want to build for ArcMap is to be run from inside of ArcMap and on a click of a button a custom form appears in front of User in which User enters certain parameters and then ...
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VBscript Regular Expression in ArcMap Field Calculator

I'm looking for a regex in VBscript that I can use on a ArcMap table. I know what it would look like in python: pat =r'[0-9]{3,4}' This filters all numeric characters from the string which have the ...
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Is the ArcMap style database format available somewhere?

The *.style files are MS Access databases where each style type is a table. The table has one binary column where the actual style is written. Is this binary format available? I would like to import ...
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How to clean gap between two polygon?

I have a problem two layers, parcel and polygon, when I do create new building along side parcel it produces a gaps between parcel and building along the side, how can I clean this gab or how to avoid ...
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Adding automated values to attribute field?

I have parcel and buildings layers. In their attribute tables I want to replace "NULL" values with numbers from 1 to 2000, in "Parcel ID", or "Building ID" field. How can I do this in ArcGIS ...
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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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Create polygon from page size

Is there an easy way to create a polygon that matches the data frame in my page layout? I'm trying to set up data driven pages and want to have it key off of polygons that frame the boundaries for ...
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ArcMap Find Tool Customization

I am looking to create a customized version of the find tool where the layer and field tools are pre-configured. Ideally I could add this to ArcMap 10.1 as a button for end users to who use same ...
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Where does ArcMap GUI get font size and docking guide positions from?

In the screenshot below, ArcMap 10.1 appears to be making some arbitrary choices about the font to use for: The Layers data frame name in the Table of Contents (larger font than expected) The Main ...
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Flash more than one feature in ArcMap using ArcObjects and C#?

How to flash many features at same time in ArcMap using C# coding? Currently I call this function in a loop, private void FlashFeature(IActiveView _activeView, IFeature _feature) { IActiveView ...
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How to use default identify tool in ArcMap from C#?

I made a custom "Find" tool (winform) which is called after specific button pressed in an ArcMap toolbar. In this new "Find" form I need to use identify for one or more selected items in DataGridRow. ...
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overlay county shapefiles for 2 different years

I have county-level shapefile for South Caroline in 1880 and one for 1940. I would like to overlay these two files so that they do the union and indicate the percentage of the land in 1880 that went ...
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Using database tables with bigint columns in ArcMap query layer?

I am very new to GIS and am using the ArcMap 10 program. Currently, I am trying to set up a query layer from a remote database. I am able to connect to the database, but I am having trouble making ...
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How to Select polygon feature in ArcMap and pass Selection into Python Addin?

I have a script that uses a arcpy's 'SelectByAttribute' syntax to choose a record in a polygon feature class. Following that, I do a 'SelectbyLocation' to select points from a feature class that lie ...
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How to get all OIDs from a table?

I have table which I need to get all the OID's from it. I tried this code : List<int> OIDList = new List<int>(); IQueryFilter queryFilter = new QueryFilterClass(); queryFilter.SubFields ...
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Why do I lose my printer settings when saving a copy of mxd from ArcPy?

Judging from the answer to this question, one cannot change the page size etc from ArcPy, so I set up my "template" mxds so my script can save a new copy of it, change data sources etc. This methods ...
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ArcObjects: How to insert data into a table?

I have a table in ArcCatalog named WorkOrderAss. This table contains 3 columns: (OBJECTID, FeatureName, Name). I want to insert data to this table from the code behind in C#. Any help would be ...
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Adding a new field to table in ArcCatalog

I have a command button in ArcMap, this command button working to add a new field to a specific table in ArcCatalog. e.g. i have a table contains many fields like ObjectID , FeatureName, ... i want ...
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Joining tables with merge rules in ArcGIS

I have two tables in ArcGIS that contain a mutual unique identifier, which the join will be based upon. However, table2 has multiple records of the unique identifier. There is another field in table2 ...
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export styles to ArcPad 10

i cannot export or add styles to Axf files, to style the Axf file in mobile device. Using the ArcPad Check out Tool from Python, i can save an AXF file without styles because i reference the feature ...
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Using definition queries for scenario testing in ArcMap

I want to be able to run multiple scenarios in a typical ArcMap workflow. This will include making edits to feature classes, such as removing features, adding new features, or changing feature values ...
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How to create a data package for arcgis 9.3 in arcgis 10?

I need to create a data package in ArcGIS 10 for a company that is using ArcGIS 9.3. Is there any way to downgrade the versions like GDBs. I'm grateful if someone has a solution for this and help me. ...
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Correcting gaps and overlapping polygon (parcels) geometry

I have come across a resource that we rely upon almost daily that is in terrible need of repair. It is not our own product and the supplier is generally not interested in fixing the problem. We are ...
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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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Delete layer from ArcMap using Python

Problem: I'm trying to loop through all my layers looking for layer named "CADAnnotation". If the layer exists then remove the layer from the mxd Notes: Running from Stand-Alone script (ie. NOT ...
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how to list table rows of a layer in a listbox?

I'm new in using c# and Arcengine . i would like to list table rows of a feature in a Listbox like select by attribute in ArcGIS such that when i click a button, table rows list in a listbox . i use ...
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ArcMap10: Symbology of Overlapping Polygons (Oil & Gas)

I am mapping an area where there are a lot of overlapping features because of certain Oil & Gas wells being drilled within the same geographic area, but to different depths and maintained by ...
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Merging Two or More Layers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working with three clipped layers that are shown in the TOC. I created these layers from a large watershed shape-file. However, each clipped layer includes the layer before it and only expands on ...
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Address or reverse geocode a point shapefile

I have a shape file that contains points. I want to do a reverse geocode and give these points an address. Can someone please help me?