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Is it possible to embed python in code for HTML pop-ups in ArcGIS

When clicking a point feature I want the html pop-up to not only contain the data of the feature but also an image of the area around the feature (eg. 2 km^2). The image would have the base map 'World ...
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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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Error running ArcHydro tools function in Arcmap

I am trying to run a function from ArcHydro tools in Arcmap 10.1; Sink evaluation. But before it can finish it returns an error message, that, frankly, I don't understand at all. It goes ...
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How to iterate through layers of an MXD?

I know model builder will not iterate through the layers in an MXD, which is kind of fundamentally stupid if you ask me, but I still need to do exactly that. I am not a strong coder but i understand ...
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How to automatically sum up values within buffers?

I want to establish the population figures within multi-ring buffers around certain site. I have set up the buffers and am running a select by location query on each concentric ring. Once the ...
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Rendering large amount of data in ArcMap? [closed]

Is there a way to load 17 big cadastar plans of urban area in ArcMap and make it "invisible" and use data only when printing to PDF? Total amount of data is too big to work with and I use it only as ...
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Using ESRI character font (“Environmental & Icons”) with formatting tag in layout text box

I am attempting to use a character from the ESRI Environmental & Icons font collection (A bird in particular). I went into my character map tool and found the one I want (symbol right ...
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Off-setting a single character in a text box

I am attempting to offset an ESRI character (the bird in the image) to be bottom-alignment with Location X. Is there any type of formatting tag that might allow me to shift the character upward? I ...
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Tabulate area tool's output results units?

Hello I have a quite simple question. I'm using ArcGIS and I have tried to calculate the area of each different land cover class in a raster of 25m size in British National Grid coordinate system. To ...
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Switching out layers but keeping the order the same (see figure) with ArcMap and Arcpy

I need to update the table of contents for a given .mxd by keeping a certain order but switching out the contents. I can bring in the new feature classes as map layers, and delete the old map layers ...
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Creating custom Editor Object for ArcMap and tie it to custom tool?

I have some spatial enabled tables tables in SQL Server 2008 and add them to ArcMap using custom layers(or a a spatial enabled OLE DB provider) successfully,but as you know,the editor toolbar of ...
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GPS points displaying in the wrong place

I'm trying to help a student by importing an excel table of Lats and Longs into Arcmap, but they are displaying in the wrong location - I am also a bit suspicious of the coordinates. I imported the ...
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If then else Logical VBScript in ArcMap 10.3.1

I realize this question has been asked in its basic form before, but I've tried a lot of code samples on answers posed to similar questions on this site to no avail. I'd like to create a new field ...
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How to create a two sided ticks labels grid in layout (ArcMap)?

I'm making a planing map. I want to add to the final layout a specific kind of grid: The grid needs to be with a 6 character label that is separated in to two labels. Each one of the labels needs to ...
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Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the precision of a field in the attribute table in ArcMap? I have a shapefile with X and y coordinates of pointlocations. I would like to change the precision. Is this ...
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Is there a way to close a geoprocessing operation when the dialog box has been hidden/pushed to the back of the window

Is there a way to close a geoprocessing operation when the dialog box has been hidden/pushed to the back of the windows? I ran a python process as VB Script and when the error message appeared I ...
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Having trouble overwriting raster layers default property sheet

I need to Override the Property Sheet Dialog to display a custom property sheet that has a custom GUI built to analyse raster data based on transformed values. Alternatively, if I can access the ...
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Topology in ArcMap [on hold]

When creating a topology layer...what are some common errors that occur for users?
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Classification of above ground LiDAR points in ArcMap

I recently used the LAS Dataset toolbar to classify a .lasd file. The process classified the majority of points as unassigned with the rest being ground points. The study area has many tall buildings ...
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SQL Error: Latitude values must be between -90 and 90 degrees

I'm more of an ArcGIS user than a SQL Server user but I have polygon data in a 'geography' type in SQL 2008 R2. For a couple of these poly layers, I get this persistent drawing error in ArcMap: ...
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Debugging ArcMap Add-In .Net 4.5 in Visual Studio 2013: Unable to start ArcMap.exe

I am developping an ArcMap 10.3 Add-In targeting .NET framework 4.5 on Visual Studio 2013. I used ESRI's wizard to build a simple button add-in and the projects debug properties are configured to ...
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XY to Line tool 'Failure to execute'

I wish to generate a road with approximately 1090 XY coordinates, my only problem is that my XY to line tool will not execute, i get this message 'Error 999999: error executing function. Failure to ...
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Arcpy.mapping.MoveLayer can't find the RefLayer [duplicate]

I've tried this several ways and don't know why ArcMap won't find the ref layer. Here is a code snippet. import arcpy if lyr is not None: del lyr #Add constants mxd = ...
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Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a python script?

Is there any way to capture ArcMap Drawing Errors inside of a python script? Through python, I would like to iterate through each layer inside of an MXD, make the layer visible, refresh the table of ...
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Creating a VB.net Dataset in Visual Studio 2010 from an SDE Geodatabase

I am building an ArcMap Addin that contains several Windows Forms with controls that need to be bound to a database. I am trying to decide whether or not to use a native SQL Server Database or an SDE ...
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ArcMap Polyline Renders Incorrectly Unless Project Reloaded

I am trying to get a graphic polyline to render over top of an imported shape file. I'm using C# with ArcMap 10.2.2. The issue I'm having is that the first time the polyline is created, it merely ...
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Reclassifying a DEM using ArcMap 10.1

I have a DEM that am reclassifying into two classes. One areas less than or equal to 1000 and the other areas greater than 1000. Am accomplishing this using the reclassify Tool in ArcMap 10.1. The ...
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How to add custom icon in Arc Map 10.1?

I have created cell_tower icon in .emf format and inserted in Arc Map 10.1. I want to apply this icon as symbol to point layer. I am trying but I guess I am doing something wrong. Tried following ...
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Intersect tool of ArcGis gives multiple intersecting points

I am using .net in arcGis 10.0 to develop tools.I have two polyline feature classes. I want to get intersected point of this 2 feature classes. for this purpose, I have used INTERSECT tool of arcmap. ...
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How arcMap tool run in async mode with arcpy?

I am using python in arcmap 10.0 to execute "Topo To Raster" tool. I am successful to execute this in blocking/sync mode. but I want to execute this tool with python in async mode. workspacePath = ...
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Tutorials, examples of datasets to network datasets? [duplicate]

I am having a lot of problems finding road networks and converting to a working network dataset to perform location allocation. Is there any tutorials, examples where they take free datasets ...
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Many-to-Many relationship class table- automatically fill in?

Is there a way that the table of a many-to-many relationship class can automatically be filled in without me selecting the elements connected? So far I am using this method: ...
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'Creating Points' along line using ArcGIS Desktop does not give me the actual distances in a field

In ArcMap 10.3, The 'Construct Points' from a polyline under Editor works well, except for the fact that once generated, there is no field created that lists the actual KP distances. I find myself ...
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Exporting PDF with Hyperlinked Attributes from ArcMap

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and would like to export a map to a pdf, preserving feature's attributes. I would like to be able to identify, for example, a point feature from the map on pdf with its ...
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Conic shaped graticules?

Is there a way to enclose my conic shaped map in graticules on ArcMap? I can only figure out do this which doesn't look very nice: I want something like this, I think this was done in GMT though:
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Find parcels dupliactes in different street names [closed]

I want to find duplicates in parcels, deep in streets basis. My schema goes like this; Neighborhood >> Block >> Parcel >> Street Let's say I have Street1, Street2 and Street3, all of them might ...
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How to Partition Line into Segments using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile of U.S. states. I extracted the boundary between two states, resulting in a line segment. For example, the boundary between Georgia and North Carolina. Is there a way to further ...
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How to present animated movement of a dam? [closed]

I'm want to know how I can represent planimetric and altimetric movement, measured at different times, with animated cards or video. Which software do I need? How do I go about doing this?
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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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Building WKB from geometry using ArcObjects?

I have some points in an array,stored by user click on the map in ArcMap,and I want to build a polyline and create a Well Known Binary sequence. I use IPointCollection interface to add this points to ...
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Changing class breaks in ArcGIS without resetting whole symbology?

For the purposes of this map, I have a raster with very specific class breaks with custom colors for each class. Sometimes for various reasons the class breaks have to be adjusted slightly based on ...
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Geocoding using the census locator

I am trying to geocode roughly 20,000 addresses using the census locator in ArcMap. I was told that I should be able to access their locator through their server connection in ArcMap. When I connect ...
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10-digit number with leading digit higher than 1 throws an “out of range” error?

I'm working with some points in ArcMap 10.3 that have specified volumes, and I am plotting them so that the points have graduated symbols. Nothing particularly strenuous. However, I noticed one of ...
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Calculating areas outside a point

I have a university assignment that requires me to find an optimum location for a land fill site. There are various parameters I need to map. I have managed to map all the ones within a distance of ...
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Is there a recipe for large shape files to be used in an Android App?

I am very new to GIS and I am diving into cartography and mapping because of an Android App that I am currently developing. I want to display environmental data, more precisely noise pollution data on ...
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Select by Attributes - Strings with < 5 characters

I have a column of zip codes which are strings. Most of them are the usual 5 digit zip codes, but some are only 3 digits or missing a digit. (keep in mind, I need this column as strings for other ...
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Predict/estimate point values for unsurveyed areas based on vegetation type

I have point data from deer surveys and would like to predict values for areas not surveyed based on vegetation type (Grass, Disturbed, Oak, Pine, Mixed etc.) So far I have dissolved my vegetation ...
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How to calculate the average velocity over the flowpath length?

I’m working on building a GIS based groundwater travel time distribution (TTD) model similar to the one developed by Schilling and Wolter (2007) ...
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In ArcMap, use python to disable “Scale map elements proportionally to changes in page size”

I am changing sources on MXDs in differents offices using ArcPy and ArcGIS 10.0. As observed here, the printer settings revert to the default printer when the instruction mxd.save() is sent. Losing ...
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Getting different pixel depths from output raster when done in ArcMap versus Arcpy?

When I use 'Plus' in Spatial Analyst to add together two 8-bit unsigned rasters (pixel values 0-100) the output raster is 8-bit unsigned (pixel values 0-200) but when I try and do the same thing ...