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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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Sun ras format in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop?

I have some data stored in sun ras data. I found several pages that state this format is supported. e.g. http://support.esri.com/fr/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/26784 I'm using version 10.3, ...
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add vb6 tool to arcmap 9.2 (on windows 7 64bit machine)

I have a vb6 project which develop a tool for use in arcmap several years ago. And I managed to add the tool in arcmap 9.2 (windows xp) by: In arcmap -> Customize -> Add from file -> choose the dll ...
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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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how to use IMapTimeDisplay.TimeValue to get current time setting from timeslider in ArcMap

Has anyone out there used the IMapTimeDisplay.TimeValue to get the current time from the timeslider control? I cannot figure out how to properly use it. I am writing some code in VB .net that creates ...
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Change color of feature (active cursor row) with ArcPy

I have a selection of polygon feature and with a cursor loop I walk through them. I determine the extent of eachfeature and arcmap will zoom to the feature. My default selection color in ArcMap is ...
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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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How to label two sizing for one attribute

I have a feature of SEA COVERAGE.shp, in the feature, we have attribute field name consist of english and malay name. For example, LAUT CHINA SELATAN(SOUTH CHINA SEA), LAUT SULU(SULU SEA). Sizing for ...
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Initial state of VB .net checkbox to toggle ArcMap layer visibility

I have a checkbox control as part of an ArcMap add-in with a dockable window in VB .net that turns a particular layer's visibility on and off in ArcMap. The initial state is set to "unchecked". But, ...
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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 ...
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Preconditions for subtracting two rasters in arcmap

I have two precipitation rasters, each with a different raster cell size 4.1 x 4.1 km, 4.6 x 4.6 km). The two rasters have the same geographic coordinate system, but different projections. I would ...
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Selecting points intersecting polygon

In ArcGIS 10.2 ArcMap am attempting to label a grid of varying size polygons overlaid by a grid of evenly spaced (1km) points with an associated value X by the the value of the point. If a polygon is ...
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Invalid Topology/Topoengine error: Intersect and Clip

I have a large, provincial extent gdb file with numerous detailed polygons (representing roads, buildings, forest cover, etc), and want to clip this layer to about 700 unique polygons, some of which ...
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How to rotate a simple 3d Bar graph in ArcMap 10.3

I want to show a series of data on one chart in ArcGIS. Is there an option to rotate a simple 3d graph on ArcMap? I attach a 2 values example without rotation.
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Do I have a basic Arc Map?

I need the near(dist) command, but I think I need to have a more advanced version than what I have. I have: ArcMap 10.0 (Build 4000) ArcGIS desktop 10 service pack 4 (Build 4000) license type: ...
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Consume gp service from within ArcMap and add results to display

I have created a gp service and published it to ArcServer. I know the gp tool is working successfully as when I consume it in a web application it works fine, and results are added to the map. ...
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How to Geocode South African Addresses in ArcMap 10?

I have about 8,000 addresses to geocode in South Africa. I haven't been able to find an address locator in ArcMap that works (trying to use the 'world places' address locator in ArcMap 10 gives me a ...
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Selected Feature how to zoom in ArcMap viewer window

I will selected one feature in ArcMap that feature zoom in viewer window in ArcMap i tried in ArcMap VBA but no result Public Sub zoomtool() Dim pDoc As IMxDocument Set pDoc = ThisDocument Dim pMap ...
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How to add multiple feature classes from gdb to mxd using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 and I am trying to to add multiple feature classes (eg. c101ppt, c102ppt, c103ppt... [name end with ppt] from a geodatabase to a mxd. The name of feature layer need to be the ...
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How do I measure the distance between two points within a country arcmap

I have two shapefiles with points distributed over the whole world. I would like to measure the distance (like the crow flies in km) from each point in shapefile 1 to the closest point from shapefile ...
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Transforming takes long time with st_transform

I have two shape files contains considerably large data. I exported them to my geodatabase(using arccatolog), which takes 2 days. The problem is their srid must be changed. So i tried creating new ...
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Unable to determine translation results - Universal Translator in MapInfo

I would like to export my table from MapInfo to ArcMap. Problem is that I get the error "Unable to determine translation results" and "FME EXE stopped working". I know that there might be many causes ...
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UpdateLayer & ApplySymbologyFromLayer_management doesn't seem to be working

I have been trying to update the symbology of my raster layer file but nothing is happening. I don't get any error messages from using updateLayer or ApplySymbologyFromLayer. It also printed ...
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.mdb is not a valid layer and can not be added to the map

I know this question has been asked quite a few times before but I couldn't find an answer that suited my situation at all. So this is what happens. Currently, I am using ArcGIS to map the sewer ...
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Distance unit between line and point shapefile

I have two files: A point shapefile containing latitudes and longitudes of points. A .kml file that I am converting to a line shapefile. Objective: To find the minimum perpendicular distance of ...
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ArcGIS Raster Calculator wont work in main model

I've created a Submodel in ArcGIS, which stretches my rasterdata to new values. The strange thing is, that the model works, if I run it itself - as soon as i implement it in the main model, I get ...
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Satellite Image of same projection system , do not overlap

I have two satellite imagery with same projection system i.e. QND_1995_Qatara_National_Grid as Spatial Reference and D_QND_1995 as Datum. Satellite Image A) Received in WGS84 and converted it to ...
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ArcMap ObjectID seems to be getting changed, any ideas what might be doing it?

I am working with ArcMap10.0 and MDB's, often creating Definition Queries based off my ObjectID with the understanding that this unique identifier should not change over time. ie. if I create ...
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Branching factor in River system?

I would like to find the branching factor for a river system. I have tried dissolving it then trying to find the branching factor but I'm not to sure how. So I have it from west to east like it ...
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Creating PLSS grid from points

I'm using ArcMap Advanced license. My company creates parcel maps for various state counties. I am trying to create a PLSS for a county. I would like to create the PLSS grid from the TICS (tics are ...
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From ArcMap to webmapping using Flash builder for Flex?

I'm working on ArcMap I've an 'mxd' it's a map related to a database MS ACCESS with some geoprocessing models ("ModelBuilder"). I've created a map related to geodatabase MS ACCESS and then I ...
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How to mosaic to new raster for multiple DEM tiles?

I took some DEM files and turned them into raster .tif files, i then tried to Mosaic them together using the mosaic to new raster tool and i keep getting two problems consistently, there seems to ...
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Merge touching polygons with keeping their attributes

I've got a layer of polygons Although they all in the same layer, each polygon own some unique data like the date of this polygon and an amount it possess (a number). I want to join/merge all the ...
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How to add multiple attributes in a single field to a single point feature?

I am developing a city bus information system using ArcMap. I have extracted all the bus-stops in a point shapefile. I intend to add the list of all buses stopping at a particular stop to the ...
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Joining the tables with the geometry

I have a large table (as a shapefile without geometry, just set of records) with data which has the refference to the other tables (as a shapefiles with specific geometry, reference as same ID's for ...
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Arcmap 10 Visual Basic

im wondering if there is a way to build something like this in Arcmap 10 since VBA isnt supported anymore. Its for my Thesis. I need a tool to handle Polygons and their Information like in the ...
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Multiple dataframes causes ArcMap to stop working?

Is there a limit to the number of dataframes that can be used in ArcMap? There have been several instances in the past when working on a project that contains multiple dataframes (5+) and ArcMap has ...
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Applying values from one feature class to feature class with different boundaries

For my project I am ultimately trying to find the allowable pollutant load for counties in a watershed. Currently I have the allowable pollutant load for Sub Basin boundaries and the allowable ...
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Extracting single area with multiple layers from two different data sources

I'm very new to GIS, but I have a relatively simple project that seems almost too easy for this forum but I have been searching for an answer and no luck. I am using ArcMap. I have a state map of ...
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Joining blank shp with dBASE Table

What is the best way to join following tables? I have 55 records in the second table and I would like to just "drag and drop" the data to the first one. Shapefile table Database table
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Stretching the polygon layer into another polygon layer [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to stretch the blue layer into the white one? I would like to fit the districts (the blue layer) into the city (the white layer), but I don't have any idea how to do it with ...
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Using dynamic text to display mosaic name

I'm trying to use dynamic text to show the name/credits for a raster mosaic I've made, and can't seem to figure out how to do so. I've tried editing the code for the Service Layer Credits dynamic ...
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UTM ED 50 transformation to WGS84

I have a set of navigation shot points (pre 1975) with coordinates that are based on a UTM ED50 zone 33 projection and I need to transform these to WGS84. My procedure has been to load the excel fine ...
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Adding task for selecting polygon or rectangle using ModelBuilder?

I was trying to create a model which could include selecting a polygon or rectangle and clipping it and then create buffer. I could do the later steps but adding a task for selecting a polygon or ...