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Setting up Hot Key to zoom to Map Scale?

I'm wondering if I can set up a hot key to zoom to 1:4500 whenever I use it. Also if I can set up a hot key to zoom in to 1:1250. I have these two extents set up in the custom extent area and when ...
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Load gml strings from an excel file

I have some gml strings in an excel file (example: gml:Point xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml" srsName="xx" srsDimension="xx" gml:pos xx /gml:pos /gml:Point). I want to load these in ArcMap, but ...
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Symbol levels not working with Illustrator export

I use symbol levels to represent different overlaying lines by importance from a field value. The red lines are more important and yellow less. That's what I get in ArcMap: And now that's what I ...
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Do raster pixel depth & format transformations using copy raster and mosaic to new raster tools affect my initial data?

Do pixel depth transformation (for example from 8Bit to 16Bit) and format transformation (from .TIFF to .ASC) interfere with the original pixel value?
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Display grid squares (OSGB)

I'm currently trying to georeference an old ordnance survey plan in England that has grid squares on it in Arcmap. I've used other packages in the past where I simply turned on the grid squares and ...
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How to add multiple png in style file in Arcmap

I want to create a new .style file in ArcMap. Under the Style Manager windows, I create a new empty "Style". Then, in the "Symbol Property Editor", I can add a "Picture Marker Symbol". But I can only ...
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Reconcile and post with c#

I am trying to understand Esri example of reconciling and post with C#. Could someone give me some hints or point me in the right direction. The reconcile and post in Arcmap toolbox has edit version ...
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overlaying raster image with vector

I have a project on finding a suitable area for a clinic in ohangwena region. I downloaded the landsat from earth explorer and got the shapefile from map maker. Now the problem when I load this ...
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Change parameters of buffer in editor toolbar, not in the actual buffer tool

I have many areas that need to created as buffers around lines, but they need to be various sizes and an on-going project where the lines will need to be drawn in, adjusted, then buffered. The most ...
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Showing two locations in map closer to each other than in reality for space issues

I'm working on ArcMap 10.2.2. I need to print two maps for three municipalities, a city (Florence, Italy) and two smaller towns (Signa and Impruneta) in its vicinity. One map with the city and the ...
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Adding a point-shape file to a raster image with no spatial information

I have a raster image (JPG) of a fictional map from a fantasy book. I want to add a point-shape file in order to show main events from the book upon the map. My map has no spatial information (as ...
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How to make a map layout in ArcMap 10.1 that has a dynamic scale bar

I am making a standard map layout using ArcMap 10.1. I would like my scale bar units to change from meters to kilometres and vice versa when the user zooms in or out of a specific area to map. How ...
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Same script works in ArcMap Python window and fails when executed on different computer?

I have a simple python window script: mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd)[0] sr = df.spatialReference ...
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Opening .dir ASCII files

I'm working on some ecological models and one of the datasets I'd love to utilize is that of ECOCLIMAP, its files consist of a hdr metadata file and a dir ASCII file, which I believe is built for the ...
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Symbolize Flow Direction on Line Feature in ArcGIS Online

I seems that ESRI has a serious limitation as it seems you can't symbolize the direction on water lines in ArcGIS Online. With server you can. From the reading on Esri forums this is a known ...
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published ags-service shows empty map

I have some XY-Eventlayer published through ArcGIS-Server 10.2.1 First I try to connect via ODBC-Connect to the underlying Oracle Database, but the Service could not be started. So I tried to use an ...
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Export/Save graphic created in ArcMap

I created a legend for a Map with ArcMap 10.2.2. I converted it to graphic and want to export or save it as an image. How can I do? Can't figure it out.
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Animating Text/Graphics in ArcMap

ArcScene includes the capacity to animate 3D text added to the scene, through the use of Graphics Layers. I'm able to use this to make text fade in and out as visibility of layers is changed, however ...
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Georeferencing CAD drawing with 1 control point

I am a newbie in AutoDesk AutoCAD 2015 and have a problem at hand. I have a drawing which has a known Universal Transvers Mercator based control point but for the drawing to be georeferenced in ...
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Automatically generate metadata for feature class?

Is it possible to automatically generate metadata for a given feature class? I'm thinking a table containing the names of all the fields, descriptions and data types. This could be quite useful for ...
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Equivalent for PostGIS ST_SnapToGrid in ArcMap 9.3

I'm new with ArcGIS and ArcMap. I need to round coordinates on precision of 2 decimals while maintaining relations between them. So basically I need to make something to be equivalent of ...
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explain generate spatial weight matrix k-nearest nieghbor results

I successfully generate 8th nearest nieghbor matrix and open it in excel, but I am confused about what the weight field mean it shown in the picture below since I generate the 8th nearest neighbor I ...
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ArcObjects - Interacting with existing ArcGIS Server layer

I have a bunch of users running a 10.2.1 VB.Net extension, which assumes they have a particular MXD loaded. That MXD contains an existing ArcGIS Server layer (ie. not added programmatically by the ...
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Address Locator Only Fails with Suggestions Enabled

I am currently trying to create a General Single Field Address Locator in ArcMap 10.3.1. I can create the locator fine without the suggestion option enabled, but with it’s on it gives me the Error ...
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Create multiple pizza slice type shape from excel

I am trying to make pizza type shape with various radious of each slice. Number of slices depend on number of years and radius of each slice depends on number of population. All I know the center ...
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ArcMap Add-ins for fast attribute editing

I'm looking for a Arcmap add-in, which would speed up the attribute editing process. The add-in should allow selecting few attribute columns for editing and then provide the possible option for the ...
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How to display EPSG:32649-WGS 84 image on EPSG:4326 map in ArcMap?

I have a image has EPSG:32649 coordinate system and I wanto display this image on a EPSG:4326 map on arcgis desktop (arcmap) . Any one can help me?
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Creating an interactive map that uses a point shape file to display information

I have a raster map, a PNG of a fantasy map, which has points on it. I want to create a interactive map that displays information (text) whenever you click on a point. An example of what i'm after ...
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Geographic Coordinate System NAD 1983 vs Projected Coordinate System NAD 1983 & Projections

I am working on a project utilizing free data from http://www.pasda.psu.edu/, specifically data from PennDot, 2015 Pennsylvania County Boundaries ...
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Bing Authorization pop up still appears after using script to remove Microsoft Virtual Earth layers [duplicate]

My organisation does not have a Bing key, so Bing and Microsoft Virtual Earth layers don't work and a Bing authorization pop up happens whenever I open a MXD containing them. This pop up interrupts ...
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Annotation missing from Data Drive Pages export to PDF?

ArcMap 10.2 I am exporting data driven pages to PDF within ArcMap, there are 12 pages to export. Each page has been set to a specific scale in order to match up with a corresponding annotation layer ...
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Opening ArcCatalog within ArcMap?

After reinstallation of arcmap (10.2.1), when I click on ArcMap, only the display window opens and does not show any other options including ArcCatalog or toolbox. I have to open ArcCatalog through a ...
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Putting “halo style” to labels with ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 and I'm making a script I need to turn the field label of "ROUTE" and put my halo style lebels and add a text to my lebels this is my script as could modify my script? layer = ...
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raster data and polyline shapefile do not line up

I am working on an ArcMap .mxd encompassing the state of new mexico. I have a shapefile of the state boundary with the following coordinate system GCS_North_American_1983 WKID: 4269 Authority: EPSG ...
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Multiple points showing as single point in ArcMap

I have a shapefile containing numerous point features with different coordinates showing the locations of schools for an area. When I add this file to a blank map in ArcMap all of the separate ...
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Merge Line and Point Features into 1 Dataset Where the Points are Referenced to the Line

I am trying to combine a line feature class and point feature class so when you select the line, the points are also selected. I have tried to spatially join. The points are added to the attribute ...
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labelling line features

I am working with arcmap 10.2.2. I would like to label features in maps which I create with data driven pages. I have one ddp layer and another layer with the labels. The layer with the label ...
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Creating polygon grid using fixed extent

I have a Shapefile of a town. I would like to divide the whole area into grids such that each grid has a scale of 1:2000. I have set my map to fixed scale (1:2000) in Layout View.
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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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A sum of rasters in ArcMap

I have daily SO2 data (the worldwide data) and after some processing I have to sum 30 rasters. What the tool can you recommend to use for this goal within ArcMap tools? I tried Raster calculator ...
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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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Why do my raster pixels not align?

I am working in ArcMap 10.2.2. I am trying to project a NED 3m dataset from a Geographic Coordinate System to a Projected Coordinate System. The output rasters pixels do not overlap the original ...
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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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Arc GIS Line Style have small curves [duplicate]

I'm styling a roads shapefile in ArcMAP. While styling we observed that When we zoom in the map, we see the small curves (curves are not the appropriate word for this I think) on line borders. Here ...
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Selecting Polygons based on multiple POI with radii using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a polygon layer of suburbs (with population density) and I have separate layers of POI such as hospitals, government buildings etc. What I'd like to do is give each POI a radius based on how ...
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Spatial join geotagged images to preexisting point shapefile?

I have a layer of geotagged images (points with jpg thumbnail attachment), and another layer of different points (shapefile with various attributes). I would like to perform a spatial operation in ...
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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 ...