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Review Edited Layers Before Saving

In Arcmap, is there a plugin/addon available that will list the layers that have been edited when the "Save Edits" dialog pops up? Sometimes I get nervous that I might have deleted something from a ...
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Is there a way to create an mxd from the command line?

Is there a way to run ArcMap in a batch script to create a basic mxd containing specified layers? Something like: "Path to ArcMap exe" -create "Path to new mxd" -include "layers to add"
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How much RAM can ArcMap use?

I am exporting 36"x48" label intensive maps as PDF. For urban areas, ArcMap 10 hangs or kicks back an error saying it could not complete the operation. I have a quad processor with 4 GB ram. I also ...
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How can ArcGIS labels use a different expression if attribute is null?

I am using an expression to label features by concatenating two attributes in ArcMap. It works like this: <attribute_1>+" "+<attribute_2> Unfortunately when either attribute is Null the ...
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Adding drop down option for layers in Python script tool?

I've code that will add fields to feature classes. I've parameterized the script so the user can navigate to the location of the feature classes to be edited. If the feature class is already open ...
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How to Import Circular Polar Orbit (HDF5) data into ArcMap with WGS 1984 Projection

I'm currently trying to retrieve data from http://smap.jpl.nasa.gov/data/ and use it in ArcMap. The issue is that the data is curved towards the poles and so the bottom left of the extent isn't 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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Creating shapefiles with attached/hyperlinked PDF forms in ArcMap?

What is the best way to attach pdf forms to point shapefiles to fill out while out in the field? I know how to create a hyperlink to the specific folder but is there a way to have the shapefile ...
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How to best populate points within a polygon with a set of rules

I've got a polygon (a Circle) with a certain size. I want to put points inside it, as much as I can, but with a set of rules : Points can't be near each other, up to 500 meters. Points can't be near ...
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WMS layers don't draw in QGIS or ArcMap but do in OpenLayers

WMS Map was published by myself in AutoDesk Infrastructure Map Server 2013. I can connect and load detials (properties / metadata) in QGIS Browser, ArcCatelog. I can load the wms into QGIS desktop and ...
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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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Polygon points to Polyline

I am trying to create a polyline from the points that I query from a polygon. I have a polygon, and I am getting its edges, casting them to segments, and then use QueryNormal to get the mid point ...
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Is there any way to select only the layer of which the features have been selected?

Is there any way to select only the layer of which the features have been selected? That is, if I have selected some roads then I want only the road layer to be selected.
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ArcMap Label Help - Label from X/Y Coordinate

Edited: This picture might help explain my question. Here I have a point at the line with an X/Y coordinate. It also has a leader line to it. This leader line has an X2/Y2 coordinate. Both of ...
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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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Excluding hidden items from legend

I want to show items and labels in the legend only for those features shown on map. I hid some of them with a query definition in layer properties, but they're still visible in the legend. I know that ...
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Displaying a Selected Location on ArcGIS Map View

I am New to ArcGIS. I am Developing an iOS application Using ArcGIS iOS SDK. In that application i want to implement general search of an address like if I type a key word in my search field i want to ...
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Is it possible to create a spatial view with arcpy?

We currently use an extension in ArcMap that was created in house to make a spatial view from two tables on an SDE server. The first table is a SDE Feature Class of all US postal zip codes (polygon). ...
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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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Selecting more graphics at once

I'm making a map on ArcMap and I converted the legend to graphics in order to manually manage my symbols and texts. For instance I want to increase the size of all the points in the legend to the same ...
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Python codeblock to remove numeric characters from a column not working

I am trying to make use of a codeblock found in this thread: How to remove numeric characters from alphanumeric value in field calculation? I put this code into the pre-logic script field of the ...
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type mismatch: 'esri_8' when using field calculator

I am trying to run the VBScript 'round' function using the field calculator on a column for a numeric field that contains a large number of rows (> 500k). When I run the code on a subset of the field ...
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Use multiple double attributes to symbolize a line shape in ArcGIS

I need to represent multiple attributes to a line shape. The attribute table already have the fields I need to represent. One of the attributes is the total number of commuters between cities; this ...
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How to split a polygon into multiple equal-width polygons in ArcMap 10?

I am adding parking spaces into a parking lot, and I need them to be exactly the same shape and not overlap each other or have spaces between. In ArcMap 9.3, there was an editing task that allowed you ...
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How to place items horizontally below heading in Legend in ArcMap?

I'm working with ArcGis 10.2. I want to display a legend which is composed of Title ("Legend"), Heading ("Layer Name") and Items. I want the items (in this case three) to be horizontally disposed ...
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How do i save my tool arrangement at the top of arcmap when i close it?

When I close an arcmap project and then reopen it, even though I save the mxd, the toolbar arrangement is not the way I left it. Is there a setting or some way to save my toolbar locations?
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Debugging specified WKID (factory code) or WKT (definition string) is not Projected Coordinate System? [closed]

I am producing a floodplain map using ArcMap 10.1, Hec-Ras 4.1.0 and Hec-GeoRas toolbar extension. I have created XS cut lines and river and bank data in ArcMap 10.1, having imported LiDAR data ...
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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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Arcmap Refresh Button

I am working with ArcMap and C#. In the bottom left hand corner, there is a menu where you can toggle between Data view and Layout View, a Pause button, and a refresh button. I have created an Add-in ...
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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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Align and reshape polygons based on surrounding polylines

I am trying to use a shapefile with polygons and I am trying to align it to a road network, that the polygons align themselves to surrounding streets. Is there a way to automatize alignments between ...
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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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How to correctly play with page settings in layout view in ArcMap?

I need to print a map from ArcMap. I'm going to use a plotter and want to print it on a A0 format paper. But...the layout settings are totally driving me crazy! As you can see in the first picture ...
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How to batch create filenames in ModelBuilder?

I am running a model in ModelBuilder. The input are raster files in *.tiff format and the output are *.asc format. I am using iterate raster and there will be 365 input and output files using ...
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Arcmap 10 Dot Net SDK Installation Issues

We have had Arcmap 10 installed on our machines for about a month now and all seems to be well. I ran into an issue yesterday when I tried to install the Developer SDK for .NET. An error message ...
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“Cannot acquire a lock.” from remote geodatabases on NAS

edit: This is all due to the remote server being a NAS, which led me to these fixes: ArcGIS File Geodatabase import failure on TS-453Pro https://geonet.esri.com/message/71865#71865 which were ...
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Split a shape file of lines into even spaced segments

I am using ArcGIS ArcMap 10.2. I have a shapeless of polylines and want to split them each line into 100 m segments. I can see under the editor toolbar the split tool and that can divide each line ...
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How to sum pixel values of a floating point raster in ArcMap?

I have a floating point raster with values from 60 up to 95 (with decimals), it has 7077 pixels of 250x250m size. Is there a way to sum all pixel values of this raster? For example, if the raster had ...
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Using Layout View graphic text?

I have labels that I need to remove/delete/turn off. All the data and the graphic text is set up but they were in the Data View. How do I turn the graphic texts off while you are in the Layout View ...
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BLOB TYPE in Arcmap

I created an excel spreadsheet which converted to blob type when i imported it into ArcMap .I am trying to view the BLOB type field in ArcMap because I want to join this blob field to a common field ...
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Adding dbf to ArcMap 10.2 receiving warning

This is the error message I receive when I am trying to add a dbf file to ArcMap 10.2. the warning reads: Could not add the specified data object to the map. The Field type is invalid or ...
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Visibility analyses of two objects with ArcMap?

I'm struggling with a visibility analyses task in ArcMap. I have two objects: a spire and a WTG (wind turbine generator). Both are point features. The object's heights are deposited in the attributes ...
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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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vb.net arcmap add-in log4net log still follow the configuration before update

I met a strange thing in my log4net for vb.net arcmap add-in. At first, I follow the link http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/42276/How-to-Use-Log-Net-with-VB-NET-A-Simple-Step-By-St to write logs ...
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How to avoid having the layer name in the field name?

I'm working with ArcMap 10. I might be doing something wrong but can't see what: I want to add a field in an attribute table. Problem is that as I name it "FieldName" the resulting name in the header ...
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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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Which Custom Geographic Transformation Method to use for Nad83 to Nad 83 (CSRS)

I couldn't find a NTv2 file for transforming GCS NAD83 to GCS NAD83(CSRS) so I'm trying to create a custom transformation using the 'Create Custom Geographic Transformation' tool in ArcMap. The tool ...
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How do I generate an image of each polygon in a shape file? [closed]

I have shapefiles containing areas (states, counties, bodies of water, etc.) and need to generate an image (png / jpg) of each area. How can I do this? In my mind, the manual workflow would be: ...
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Show selected features on all zoom levels in ArcMap?

Is there a way to display selected features no matter the scale level in ArcMap 10.3? When I select by attribute and then zoom to selection I often just get a blank map since the layer is set not to ...