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MXDs don't open by double-clicking outside ArcMap, but do open from within ArcMap?

If I try to open any MXD by double-clicking it from Windows Explorer or ArcCatalog, ArcMap fails to open. I can see in Task Manager that ArcGISFileHandler.exe briefly runs, then closes, but ...
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How can I get the profile graph on ArcMap to display specific points?

I currently have 2 layers: 1) DEM of existing terrain 2) Polygon in vector format of future water retention basin I need to draw cross sections across this basin for eventual cut and fill calcs. I ...
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Data Frame Property options have changed

I have Googled and searched ESRI help files and experimented until I am blue, not to mention reloading ArcGIS Desktop10 for Repair and adding the SP5 to it. I no longer have the options of border or ...
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Compute separate Zonal Statistics table for one raster, zones are many polygons in shapefile

Seems earlier ArcMap versions made this possible: I have one raster (pixels are landcover classes) and a set of buffers stored as multiple polygons (possibly overlapping) in a polygon shape file. ...
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Searching semantically for symbols in ArcGIS Desktop?

Sorry for the noob question, but is there any resource (on the web) where I could more or less search semantically for symbols to use in an ArcMap layout? Using the Symbol Selector, I have to scroll ...
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Statistical Analysis of Shapefile Proximity within Raster Image - ArcMap10.1

I have a raster image that has been reclassified into 15 equally incremented values/levels. This raster represents "sinkhole risk" in a certain county. So level 1 is the lowest risk region and level ...
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Field-based hyperlinks in an ArcMap map package (.mpk)?

I have a point shapefile where each point has multiple hyperlink fields in its attribute table as per this useful question and answer. These hyperlinks are to photos stored locally. Ideally I want to ...
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ArcMap changing toolbars

I have a set of Arcmap map templates, the toolbars within them at one time where fixed in position. Now for whatever reason, every time I or another open the template the ordering of the toolbars has ...
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How to convert coverage to shapefile?

I'm using ArcMap 10.1 I recently downloading some files that are in .adf format. I need to convert them to .shp. I just simply need step by step instructions of how to convert the data.
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Unwanted text over maps

For some reason one of my attribute tables appears to have created a graphic and is overlayed on my maps. It only happens when zoomed out 1:1,250,000 or more. I have removed all layers to see if ...
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DBSCAN gives “AttributeError: NoneType has no attribute issparse”

I am running a Python script invoking the DBSCAN tool to cluster feature points. When I open ArcMap, load the feature layer, and run the script, it works the way I expect it to. But if I run it ...
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Can multiple users access ArcGIS styles on server at same time or only one?

Running ArcGIS 10.0 in our environment. I created a styles db and saved it on the server. Can multiple users access the styles at the same time or only one? Second, after experimenting I can add ...
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How to Create in Route Event layer with Right Angle?

I have collected GPS points along the road. and got Right angle Tape measurements of Boundary walls and other objects from that respective points. I have those records in Excel Sheet and GPS ...
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Reordering Tables in ArcMap Layer List?

I'm trying to reorder the TABLES in my ArcMap layer list. I can't find a way to do it. I can reorder normal layers since they appear in the "List by Drawing Order" tab of the "Table of Contents". ...
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How to add ST_GEOMETRY column to an exitsting table that already has X Y columns

I have created and Oracle 11g geospatial geodatabase and have create an arcsde connection. I have been connected using arcmap, as a simple user (not sde or schema-user), who has all the proper rights ...
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Polyline frequency to raster

I have some animal tracking data in the form of a polyline shapefile and want to convert this to a raster so that each pixel is given a value of 1 for every instance in which a line crosses it. I've ...
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Custom Tools not Saving in Toolbar on Startup/ Normal.mxt?

I am trying to save some tools that I have created into the default toolbar layout that is present when ArcMap 10.1 is launched. It is possible to change the arrangement of toolbars, add new ones and ...
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ArcMap - show selected feature in the Attribute Table (Show All Records)

I hope I can explain my problem clearly, here goes - I have a bunch of records in my attribute table (some of which are duplicates) I can select them individually and click the 'show selected tab' to ...
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View Image instead of label in Menu on arcmap addin toolbar

I want to set image on menu in arcamap addin toolbar. is there any way to set image ? I have tried but this is not working.. My code is here in config.esriaddinx: --Menus> Menu ...
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Generate polygons for each map extent in ArcGIS DDP layout

I have a set of maps I am creating with Data Driven Pages. Each map has a scale and rotation set by the feature class that is driving the map creation. I would like to create a polygon that is the ...
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Spatial correlation

I want to do spatial correlation with many variables. In fact when I do correlation densities points results are better than when I work with attributive data. Can I use the result of the density of ...
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Changing Mosaic Dataset Properties in Map Document using ArcPy?

Does anyone know if it is possible in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop to access and change mosaic dataset properties within a map document using ArcPy? I am trying to write text into the symbology ...
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Blank error while using load objects in ArcMap 10.2

I'm trying to load data from an excel file to a feature class using load objects. After matching all the fields I get the following blank error and no data is added to the feature class. Does anyone ...
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Include gridlines with attribute table shown on a map layout?

I am including the related attribute table to the spatial data shown in a map; see attached image. I have the attribute table shown with the map in layout view, but I would like to include gridlines ...
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ArcGIS Android export tile cache for higher levels (only level 9 in samples)

I need to cache a few tiles for the offline part of my application. Though in the samples provided for Android the following server link has been used for exporting local tile chache: ...
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ArcMap populate field with value from another dataset

I have two Polygon datasets, one contains Buildings and the other PostCodes (ZipCodes). I'd like the PostCode field in the Buildings dataset to be populated with the value of the PostCode field from ...
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Trying to use Tkinter to open dialog box in ArcMap

The following script works great from the command line but crashes from the pythonaddin: import Tkinter import tkFileDialog root = Tkinter.Tk() root.withdraw() pathtest = ...
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Creating a Network Dataset

I need some basic instructions on how to create a network dataset in ArcMap 10.1. I do realize there are esri tutorials out there but I'm having difficulty understanding everything. I'm just looking ...
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When I try to draw polygons why am I losing vertices?

When I try to draw polygons why am I losing vertices? I'm delineating stream terraces on some large DEMs but have clipped the data frame to an area of around 3 X 8 km. I want to be able to create ...
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Can layers with different extents in arcmap 10 be made to line up?

I am currently trying to get some insect sampling coordinates that are represented by points to project on top of a polygon that shows all the different plots of land in a ranch. The coordinates for ...
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Network Analysis: How to restrict certain road types and allow them to be traversable at intersections

I am faced with a problem for an assignment. I have tried restricting roads by using a restriction attribute with the following pre-logic script code with value = restricted restricted = false if ...
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Using Field Calculator to Calculate a Mean for Multiple Rows

I am trying to calculate a mean across a multiple number of attribute rows and have this value added to a new field that I have entered in the attribute table. I have an attribute table which has a ...
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ArcGIS / ArcMap problem with tiff file and projection

I have a raster in ArcMap . The projection is WGS 1984 UTM 22. When I look the details of the projection I can see that the "scale factor" is 0.9996 When I save this raster in a in tif file and the ...
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Google route like functionality in Arcmap

Drawing routes in Google Earth or Google Maps looks very cool. As point move along the route with specific speed. I am looking same functionality in Arcmap. Can anyone figure out how?
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HTML Popup Database Actions

I'm working on a collection of points on the map, each comes with a bunch of properties. I succeeded using a customized XSL template to show the information when I click on any point. And now what I ...
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EM (electromagnetic) map to AWC (available water holding capacity) map

How do you use an equation from a regression analysis from Microsoft Excel to create a new available water holding capacity (AWC) map from an electromagnetic (EM) map. They are both to be in raster ...
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Can you insert a marker symbol at a specific scale?

I have a map that is consistently used at a 1:500 scale. I want to be able to add structures to the map to view and move them around to get the best fit. The end user is new to GIS and I am trying to ...
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MS Access join table values, not recognized by ArcGIS symbology

I joined a MS Access database table to a GIS file. When I try to use symbology (categories) to represent a yes/no value which is in the table file (0/-1) it does not recognize it as a value.
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How to set date as default value in Arcmap?

I need to set default value of the field "ExpireDate" to 31/12/9999. When I'm trying to set it it changes to the number 2958465. What is the problem here?
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code to draw a line taking length and angle as input from user in arcmap

I want to make a command tool in arcmap. The purpose is to ask user to provide length and angle as input from a point(already selected by user) and then draw a line.
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Why is “Convert Graphics toe Features” grayed out in a dataframe that has georeferenced layers?

I have brought two graphics, a species range and a heatmap, into a dataframe and georeferenced them using control points. I rectified them and now I want to clip one with the other but I can't get ...
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How to create a pop up attribute table for each crash located on a roadway segment in arcmap

I am trying to create a simple user interface that displays information for each crash located on the routes. I also need to display a graph along with that. I am a beginner in Python with no prior ...
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How to pass in a database created on the fly in code to Quick_Export in arcpy?

So I am trying to programmatically use quick_export through the arcpy package in an arcmap tool, and so I referenced the quick_export tool's dialog box that comes up when it is executing for the ...
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Is there a better method to fix empty pixels after classification?

empty pixels occurs after classification - in arcmap you can use Generalization tools such as majority filter. However is there a script you could write to better fix it? for example - some of the ...
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Wrong location with result of VBscripting

I run Model Builder program's VBSCRIPT The results I receive is like the original input coordinates but when I export to the arcmap the distance between results and origin map is about 5000Km.... ...
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Dissolve administrative boundaries in shape file

I cannot find a shapefile that gives me only the outline of Ireland, instead they include different regions/divisions. I only want the outline of the island itself i.e the coastline How do I dissolve ...
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Do ASTER GDEM tiff files have to be converted to projected coordinate systems prior to use in ArcMap?

I am a research student who is only new to GIS and I am using ArcMap. I am using the CGS_WGS_1984 coordinate system for my project in arcmap. I just had a question in relation to the ASTER Global ...
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Why aren't my features appearing in ArcGIS.com?

I have an ArcGIS Online web-map that is consuming one feature service published to my ArcGIS Server. I am able to see the the table, and associated rows, but the features do not appear nor am I able ...
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shifting line geometry over another line of different layer

How can I shift selected line over the path of selected lines (multiple). I know one can do that by tracing it.
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marker Symbol alignment along the road

I have created road data and captured bridges as points. during representation i have created bridge marker symbol and was to represent along the respective road.