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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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Can ArcGIS handle missing values to create a contour map?

I am trying to create a contour map for a waterbody. It turns out that in several locations there is no data. I just don't want to use the missing values as zero in ArcGIS because it would create ...
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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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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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How to determine the columns generated when uploading a KML into a Google Fusion table

I created a Road Segment shapefile with ArcGIS desktop, the shapefile has the following columns:'CellID' 'RoadName' 'Description' Like so: I converted into a KMZ file which I then converted into a ...
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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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ArcMap: Output to XML Including Shape Data?

I need to create a solution for non-technical people to export data from an ArcMAP document (.mxd) to XML files. I will need each feature's data to be exported in such a way that the output xml file ...
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Time series animation problem

How to create time series animation with unequal time interval in the data in ArcGIS? for eg I have population data for the years 2013,2012,2010,2004,1990,1950,1900, so how can I create time series ...
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Join nearest points from 3 differentfeatures in ArcGIS 10.2

I have 3 point features. This points represent middle of tree trunks with attribute of diameter. The reason I have 3 features is that I used 3 algorithms how to calculate diameter. Now I need to join ...
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Why are representations functions accessible in Table of Contents not in Catalog window of ArcMap?

It's really frustrating that adding a new representation form the Catalog window of ArcMap does not work while it works for TOC when adding the required lyr file as a symbology then right click and ...
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plotting line data in Arcmap

I am doing a research project on the north south divide, and have asked people to draw on a simple outline of England where they feel the north south divide should be in England. However, I am unsure ...
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Arcpy addin editable textbox on tool bar

I would like to add an editable toolbox on an arcpy addin toolbar. This would be used to change values of a threshold but I don't think this is currently available. (What I would really like is a ...
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How to split polyline using points WITHOUT splitting at intersections?

I am trying to use points to split a shapefile of lines that have been dissolved.The "SplitLinesAtPoint" tool splits at intersections in addition to the points, WHICH I DO NOT WANT. I only want to ...
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Select points with lowest elevations and same x,y coordinates

The problem is as following, I have a point layer with x,y,z coordinates. Some of the points have same x,y but different z. I need to separate points without duplicates (x,y) and in case there are ...
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ArcMap “One or more layers failed to draw: An invalid SQL statement was used”

I created a model involving the tool Make XY Event Layer because I want to plot latitude and longitude points in CSV file columns. The model runs without errors and appears to have plotted the points ...
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Change sde connection parameters with ArcPy

I know you can create a database connection with Arcpy using the CreateDatabaseConnection_management function. I am wondering if anyone knows a way in which to change the parameters of that file. ...
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Scale Bar Element moves when using Data Driven Pages?

I have made many mapbooks using data-driven pages. However I've encountered something strange and wanted to ask to see if anyone might know what's going on or has seen this before. I have a scale ...
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Generating Attachment Match Table in Enterprise Geodatabase?

I've created a file geodatabase, imported a dataset, enabled attachments, generated an attachment match table and then added attachments. Everything worked perfectly and quickly. When I tried the ...
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Implementating Analytical Hierarchy Process with ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop?

I want to use the AHP in arcmap 10.2. I have tried using the arcscript available from http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=13764 Which was designed for Arcmap 9.2. I was able to get as far ...
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Reclassify says Unique values cannot be obtained from raster, using values from dialog?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2. Whenever I reclassify a raster layer I get the following message:"Unique values cannot be obtained from raster, using values from dialog". This does not prevent be from ...
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Use Display Expression for KML Popup, SHP to KML ArcGIS

In Arcmap I've created a complex label expression in the Display expression for my layer. I'd like to have that expression displayed when I convert the layer to .kmz file for display in Google Earth. ...
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Flow accumulation raster loading in QGIS 2.4.0 with null values (but flow direction loading ok!)

I have been tasked with creating an open-source hydrology dataset for a community group. To do this I have exported the flow direction and flow accumulation rasters from ArcMap as TIFF files and then ...
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How do I change graduated color class values with python?

I am trying to use python to adjust my graduated color symbols' class breaks and labels. The layer is a query layer tied to an SQL DB and I want to be able to execute my python (after the database has ...
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raster files are not exact in extent after clipping

My two layers (chlorophyll-a and Bathmetry) are not exact after I clip my rasters. My bathymetry data (1) is reporting up to 10 decimal places where as chlorophyll-a (2) is only 3 decimal places and ...
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Add multiple fields to attribute table by python, with a prompt window for parameters

I know how to add field to arcmap shapefile using Python: import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = "H:\pythonexercise\NZL_rds\NZL_roads.shp" arcpy.AddField_management("NZL_roads", "LENGTH", ...
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Point file with addresses, geocode Polygons

I have a point file of stores in New York/New Jersey. The point file's attribute table has a field called addresses. I also have a building footprint polygon file with the outlines of buildings. Is ...
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ArcMap 10.2.1 issues diffferent SQL than 10.0 for “Select by location”?

I have a large point layer and I'm doing a "Select by Location" to select all points that intersect a specific selected polygon from a polygon table. In ArcMap 10.0 the SQL that was executed was ...
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Check for licensing level in ArcGIS 10.2.2

I am in process of migrating some legacy code from 10.0 to 10.2.2. As part of application, I need to make sure user is using ArcEditor (now called Standard) level license. Current logic looks at the ...