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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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Making multiple legend boxes all same size using ArcGIS for Desktop?

How do I make all the rectangle or (legend box) all the same ? Look at the circles I marked in the pictures. It should be very simple thing to do. Anyone out there have a good workaround ?
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Performing a Python scripted tool based on whether a field is populated or not

My question is if I'm running the ArcMap Dissolve tool through a Python script, how can I tell it to check for attributes in one field, and if that field is empty, to perform the tool on another ...
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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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How do you add file name to an attribute field?

Does anybody know how to add the shape file name to a field in the file's attribute table? I've found a description: 'You have to use inline variable in CalculateField like %Name% in expresssion ...
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How to create a line output from a buffer instead of a polygon?

I am looking to create a graduated line buffer like in the image attached. I was wondering if there was a direct tool to do this? I can do it in a few steps, but that may take too long. I also ...
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ArcObjects : How to identify ITool.OnMouseUp method execution

In ArcMap, I have a tool that inherits BaseCommand. The tool enables the user to draw a graphic on the screen. I activated this tool (set as current tool) from a Windows UserForm by getting its ...
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ArcGIS No font options for Character symbol

I can't get the font options to display when trying to use character symbol in ArcMap. This problem is local to my machine only. See screenshot below. ArcMap 10.2.2 & Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit ...
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ArcMap trace the creation/modification/deletion events by windows user for all changes (not only the latest change)

I want to check whether there is a way to trace all the creation, modification and deletion events in the editing session. What I aware now is how to get the latest updated information of an object in ...
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Minimum Bounding Box by Area using ArcObjects

I'm trying to calculate the minimum bounding geometry by area for a polygon in arcobjects. I know that the the MinimumBoundingGeometry class is exposed but I was hoping that this functionality was ...
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What is the best ETL tool within ArcGIS standard to bring CSV to an existing schema with domains and other constraints?

We will be bringing some GPS related data from a business partner to our existing schema. We have provided them the sample data and data model from ArcGIS Diagrammer. There are bunch of data import ...
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Creating shapefile from selection - remove from map

I am iterating over a shapefile and creating a new shape from each row. I will be creating several thousand individual shapes and do not want to inundate my TOC with that many layers (I bet ArcMap ...
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editor tracking updated in attribute table, but not in sql server database

When I enable editor tracking and make modification on an object, I can find the edit user and edit time, but I cannot find the data updated in the sql server database. Is it because of the ...
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How to set up an ArcMap Relate with a table from MS SQL Server 2012

This is my first time working with data directly from MS SQL Server 2012, and I'm unsure whether I can use it in a Relate in ArcMap. I have a table in MS SQL Server, which I brought into ArcMap via ...
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Selecting maximum Value based on other field using ArcMap?

I have problems with a SQL query. The table looks like this, it is a point feature class both in postgres and file geodatabase, I am working in ArcMap. name: elev_p HEIGHT AREAid 100 1 200 1 ...
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ArcMap trace the creation/moving/deletion events by windows user

I want to check whether there is a way to trace the creation, moving and deletion in the editing session by windows currently logged in user. What I only know now is how to trace the ...
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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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Group adjacent polygons with similar (but not same) attributes

In ArcMap 10, I have a few dozen tiffs with cells that represent habitat area that has been burned. Each burned cell has a Julian date of the fire associated with it. I want to end up with polygons ...
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Adding XY Coordinates from GoogleMaps to ArcMap 10

I have a list of lat/long coordinates in .xlsx format. I imported this table into ArcMap, but when I plot the points, they are not showing up in the proper place. Instead of showing up in South ...
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Adding polygons from an existing layer to a new layer (shapefile)?

I have an existing shapefile that contains parcel data. I would like to add some of the existing parcels to a new shapefile. I am using ArcMap 10.1.
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Measuring data load and redraw times in ArcMap?

Rephrasing of the question slightly to address some issues. Is there are standard way of measuring load times for data, specifically sybolised data, within ArcMap? In particular, we're comparing ...
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Geocoding with county level .Locator Style

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 locators to geocode some addresses on a state by state level, using the dual ranges locator style. Since I have the administration levels city/county/state on both datasets ...
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Making custom basemap from SQLite data to use with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET in Windows Store?

Now I'm developing an app of windows store (surface tablet) with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET (BETA). I want to generate a basemap which likes ArcGISTiledLocalLayer (but not) with datas(including ...
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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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Does ArcMap/ArcPy support creation of textElements using Python?

From what I can tell python at ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 cannot create new textElements nor GraphicElements. Yet, 10.1 seems to support the ability to at least create a clone, of a existing GraphicElements, ...
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Placing a cost raster in Arcmap Table of Contents in 10.2.2

We have a set of routines that have been used for writing rasters to the ArcMap table of contents from our tools. The code that always worked is this: /// <summary> /// Used for ...
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Why does export to AI rasterize all my vector layers?

I have no raster layers in my map document and no transparencies. Yet the map is rasterized when exported to AI. (Map frame and coordinate grid are vector graphics but everything in the map itself is ...
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How to add data from a Google map as layer in ArcMap using C#?

A want use C# to write a tool: add data google map as a layer in ArcMap. I am using Arcgis 10.0. Can you help me. Thanks and regards.
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Package Layer (Data Management) tool reporting error 000814?

I want to package layers using the Package Layer (Data Management) tool but I always get error 000814 indicates invalid output file type (I try to add the .lpk extension also the same error). The ...
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How to disable and enable drawing in ArcMap using Python?

The script that I'm writing repositions two data frames and sets their extents. When doing this, it redraws the entire Active View 4 times, slowing the script substantially. Pressing F9 or ...
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Algorithm to implement for batch processing in ArcMAP modelbuilder [duplicate]

I have a directory with about 10 polygon shapefiles. I need ArcMAP to take all these shapefiles and union them all into one layer using the model builder. I know I need to use some sort of iterator, ...
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Is it possible to create a standalone model in ArcMap Modelbuilder?

Is it possible to create an algorithm in ArcMap Modelbuilder that could then become a fully standalone applet? I would like to be able to provide this processing algorithm even to users who do not own ...
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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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Raster loaded in ArcMap 10.2.1 not showing decimal places for value

I have an IMG format raster that I am loading into ArcMap 10.2.1. The pixel type and depth, as reported by the Source tab in Layer Properties is 32-bit floating point. The values, as reported in the ...
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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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Converting KML to layer in ArcGIS 10 - nothing happens

I have converted many KML files to layer in ArcGIS many times before without any problem. I just did a conversion (Arc Toolbox>Conversion tools> KML to layer) and the file is showing up in the table ...
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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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2 labels, 1 query - 1 a symbol and the other text: How?

I have a problem: I am trying to add a label to a feature that has two fields embedded in it. The first field simple has two numbers and I would like them to be placed within a circle (text symbol - ...
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Expression to display Image in MapTips?

In ArcMap, is it possible to display an image by using a path in the attribute table to show an image in MapTips? Any Python or vbScript expression are welcome as long as it is MapTips which shows ...
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Point markers with icon/picture symbols showing white area around them on ArcMap?

I'm trying to use some icons (pictures) but i haven't been successful yet. This is where i got the icons: http://mapicons.nicolasmollet.com/category/markers/offices/ I want to build a 1 meter by 2 ...
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Whats an appropriate map projection for georeferencing aerial photos?

I have some aerial photos that were shot from directly overhead a 5x5 mile property. They were then mosaiced to create a continuous overhead tiff of the entire property. I am now going to ...
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Graphical Modeler Equivalent in Arcmap? [duplicate]

Is there a similar interface as the QGIS Graphical Modeler in Arcmap for geoalgorithm development? If so can one develop a sequence in Arcmap and open it in QGIS? I would prefer using an 'Arcmap ...
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ESRI ArcMap 10.2 Display representation symbology desciption in legend

When a layer with Representations is turned on, how do you change the 'Description' in the Legend. The setting is normally under the symbology tab and it is not visible when Represenations are turned ...
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Arcmap: transform an image from Web Mercator Projection to Simple Cylindrical (Plate Carree) projection

I have an image that is projected using the Web Mercator projection. Does anybody know how to transform (in Arcmap) this image from the Web Mercator projection to the Simple Cylindrical (Plate Carree) ...
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Slow performance when selecting features

I am trying to use the following code to select the features that have the attribute values that I pass in. The performance is really slow when it comes to a lot of values e.g >16k values to match ...
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Select by location of doughnut hole polygon

I have vectorized the Corine Land class raster and want to select certain classes that are "inside" other classes. How can I select the polygons circled in blue? All the select by location options ...
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Difference between Heat Map and Hot Spot Analysis?

What is the difference between "Heat Map Analysis" and "Hot Spot Analysis"? Are we perhaps using hot spot analysis to get the required relations between features, and then using the results as an ...
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Cripplingly Slow Performance While Georeferencing in ArcMap 10.1

Just last night I started having an extremely frustrating problem with georeferencing, something that has been integral to my job for a few years now, and something I've never really had a problem ...
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ArcMap topology toolbar validate topology button is disabled?

I find a strange thing when I try to use validate topology button. Most of the buttons on topology toolbar are disabled. Last month when I was using a trial license of ArcGIS, I can use these ...
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Exporting ArcMap produced layer file histogram?

I could simply take a screenshot, or reproduce it in other software, but what I see when I go to layer properties>symbology>classify is perfect for what I need. The only thing is it would be nice ...