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Cannot connect to SQL Server Express 2014 from ArcMap 10.1?

I have ArcMap 10.1 and SQL Server Express 2014. I am trying to add a database server from ArcMap by following Arcmap>Catalog>Add database server>. But the connection is not being established. as far ...
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Organizing Arcmap folders for portability

I am doing some basic constraint mapping in ArcMap 10.1 and need some pointers on organizing my project for portability. My project TOC in ArcMap contains shapefiles in the following structure: ...
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how to assign keyboard key to python script in arcmap

I have a python script and I use it through my toolbox but I use it many times in a day. Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to my tool ?
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ArcGIS Publish query layer as Feature Service fails

I have a query layer that's simply a DB view call in PostgreSQL, the view is as such: CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW daily_query AS SELECT b.id, b.first_name, b.last_name, c.assignment_date::date ...
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shapefile damaged after editing in ArcMap 10.0 [closed]

I drew a layer on Autocad and exported it to a shapefile. I edited this layer on Arcmap. After editing the layer it is corrupted. I use Shapechk to fix it however I will need to edit plenty of layers ...
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GPservice cannot connect to sde

Recently we updated from ArcMap 10.1 to 10.2.2. ArcGIS Server is still on 10.1. We have numerous GP and Mapservices that were published on ArcMap 10.1 and are still running without problems. I also ...
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What are the alternatives to ArcMap's Report Wizard?

I have a polygon layer which has lots of attributes, and I'd like to create a report template which summarises these attributes for individual polygons. That is, the user will select a polygon from ...
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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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A better way to auto pan to a feature in the attribute table?

I don't know if this question has been asked before but I took a quick look and didn't see it so I'll go ahead and ask... I'm looking for a way to auto pan to the next feature in a data-set with one ...
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Coded Value Domains in ArcMap

I am analyzing a database in ArcMap 10.1 and I wanted to know whether it is possible to trace what tables are linked to a particular Coded Value Domain? I am attempting to find a particular table. I ...
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How do you display each polygon segment while digitizing a polygon with the Polygon construction tool?

I am almost positive that I've digitized the polygons and that I have seen each segment shown as I dropped in vertices during the sketch. I figure that I inadvertently configured something and now I ...
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How do i snap points to crossroads using ArcGIS 10.2?

I have some points (370 points) in a layer . These points must snap to crossroad layer . I could'nt find any tools in arcmap to snap points to crossroad layer. Is there any way to snap these points to ...
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Migrating ArcGIS 9.3 to 10.1? [closed]

We have an older running ArcGIS 9.3 asp.NET application. Now we have installed 10.1 and started migrating. We had used Map Web Controls for displaying map in asp.net.Because there are some libraries ...
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How to set up a 3D plane in ArcGIS?

I need to model a fault plane below the earth's surface and find distances from different points on the surface of the earth. I know the dimensions of the plane and its orientation but I can do that ...
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Updating (ArcMap 10) layer objects with objects from another layer?

I have layer "A" and layer "B". Layer "A" has polygon objects and unique ID for every object in attribute table. Layer "B" has some polygon objects from layer "A", but those polygons have been ...
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Make permanent layer in ArcMap, Image Analysis Functions to display hillshade

I use ArcGIS 10.2.2. I want to make relief map, so that it looked good at all scales. I use hillshade function but after Export data relief looks good only in one scale. I use this method Using ...
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Problem for slope map

I want o create one slope map for my model but I have one big problem. I have contours lines and mass points and I create a DEM using topo to raster but if I want to create a slope map from that DEM I ...
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How do I know if I am running 64-bit background geoprocessing on ArcMap 10.2?

I'm running ArcMap 10.2 and just set up 'ArcGIS for Desktop Background Geoprocessing (64 bit)' and now I have both the ArcGIS10.2 folder and ArcGISx6410.2 folder inside my python folder. I have ...
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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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ArcMap Int tool seems to cut max value in half?

I have ran into an issue with the ArcMap tools in both 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst. I convert an elevation grid from meters to centimeters by using the Times tool with a constant of 100. Works ...
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Reinitialize ArcGIS10.0 Python installation

I am developing a Python script for a Toolbox that required a few libraries which I installed manually into C:\Python26\ArcGIS10.0\ and it worked just fine. To make the distribution easier, I dived ...
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Rating Randomness of Electromagnetic Conductivity (EC) Data Collected?

So we have electromagnetic conductivity (EC) data that we have been collecting over some forest ground which logs an EC value every couple of seconds. We like to see the data have nice distinct ...
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Minimum mapping unit for raster on ArcGIS

So I have this huge national wetlands raster and I'm trying to set a minimum mapping unit of 5 acres. Meaning I want to delete clusters of pixels that are smaller than 5 acres. But the raster's ...
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ArcGIS 10.2.1 Table To Table tool in Python script gives ExecuteError: ERROR 001156?

I work for an organization that just upgraded from esri arcmap 9.3.1 to 10.2.1 and I'm currently in the process of updating the python scripts. When running a script I'm getting hung up on a portion ...
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Display Background Value as hollow, for more than one set of RGB values

I have two overlapping .ecw layers of the same area, though one is clipped in the middle, with a white edge. When I set the background value to 255,255,255, and define it as hollow, it only hollows ...
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ArcGIS Attribute Subdomain?

Is there a way to create attribute subdomains in ArcGIS with clauses? For example, if I'm editing a line feature class of pipes, I create a domain for the pipe type to be either plastic or metal. I ...
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Comparing Features in Python

What I am trying to do is, compare attributes in a shapefile to another updated version of that same shapefile just in a different folder. Right now I am just using the Compare Feature tool, which ...
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Getting ValueError: max() arg is an empty sequence on a Python Script in the Field Calculator in ArcMap

I have a script that populates a FacilityID Field on a Attribute table in the Field Calculator but when I run the script below I am getting a error. EDIT: Python Script: def autoInc(): import ...
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How to convert GeoDa .GAL or ArcMap .SWM file to Matlab (.dat)?

I want to convert a spatial weight matrix from either ArcMap (.SWM file) or GeoDa (.GAL file) to an .dat Matlab file. So far, I only found the STATA package spwmatrix to do this. But the command line ...
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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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AVG and GROUP BY in ArcMap

I have a Road Network shp file.(attributes include Names and Volumes ) Each road in my network consists of many links with the same name and different volumes. I want to display Road Names and ...
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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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Enable feature access editing in Arcgis Server

I had published a WFS/Feature Access service via ArcMap. But I can't edit layers (change geometry or data fields). Such settings in properties window are disabled (see an image). How to enable editing ...
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arcpy to handle topology error inspector

I am now want to do topology check use python, but I don't know whether arcpy can realize the function in error inspector. May I call error inspector and get the error records(something like attribute ...
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Can I validate topology using python script when ArcMap is open?

I am testing on validating topology using python.The situation is when I run the script when arcmap is open, an error occurs which indicates the topology has already been opened (FDO error: ...
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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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Labeling features with font dependent on polygon area?

i want to label my island data with variety of size of text based on the island area for example island that have more than 100km, i want to label it using Arial 12 while island less than 100km i ...
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ArcPy in_memory\ vanishing from ToC

ArcGIS 10.1 - attempting to add a derived raster layer to the ToC. This works in 10.2. In 10.1 I get a screen flash and nothing added. rasterized = r'in_memory\rasterized' ...
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ArcMap - Data Driven Pages: Group features where page name field is the same

I'm using DDP to show a series of farmland areas. Some of these have the same farmland area name but different attributes (based on land cover), so are two different features (by necessity). Is there ...
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extract labeled feature in ArcMap

We use Arcmap to label our features(points), now since there are too many features, so some of them are labeled while some not, now I wonder if we can extract the features labeled?
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ERROR 000989: Python syntax error: Parsing error SyntaxError: invalid syntax (line 2)

I have a Field Calculator I am using with Python and I keep getting the above error. Below is the screenshot of my Field Calculator I am using. What am I doing wrong here?
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Can not change layers on a WPF map

I am using WPF to display a map, which is created as MPK by ArcMap. I am trying to chang the DBF table and then update the map, but after I remove and then add new layers, the map won't change, the ...
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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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ModelBuilder Output Creates .lock file and Cannot Overwrite When Ran a Second Time

I am having trouble overwriting an output shapefile from ModelBuilder. The model works great when ran the first time, but I get an '000210 : Cannot create output .' error if I re-run the model. The ...
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How to export map in draft mode?

ArcMap 10.2. I want to export map in draft mode. Without layers. Only few rectangles displaying main part of map, legend, scale bars, north arrows, margins and guide lines. E.g. something like ...
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Remove a custom contents view from ArcMap TOC in VB .NET?

I am using the ESRI sample, TOCLayerFilterVB2010, which implements a custom TOC view for map layers, as a prototype. For my purposes, I need to be able to turn it on/off, meaning add and remove that ...
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How to display nebulous boundaries between regions with indistinct edges?

I'm trying to map the boundaries between regions which don't necessarily have a hard edge. For example, areas where languages predominate don't have a distinct edge, but instead have a degree of ...
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How to determine Distance between points using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to figure out the distance between points based on 1000+ points using ArcMap 10.2. I have transit stops and am trying to figure out how far from stop 1 to stop 2, stop 2 to stop 3, stop ...
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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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Remove duplicate features based on attributes using ModelBuilder?

I need to create a model in the ArcGIS ModelBuilder. I am working with a feature class of zip-codes for a state. I have got to the point where the zip-codes that have duplicates are selected from the ...