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Python metes and bounds automation in ArcMap

We are using the metes and bounds in old pipeline alignment sheets in an edit session in ArcMap to plug in the "direction/length" values to generate the line segments. Does anyone have any idea how I ...
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Executing ModelBuilder using C# classes?

How can I execute ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.1 using .NET 2013 C# classes?
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Extract coordinates of polygon vertices in ArcMap 10?

I've got about a dozen polygons in a feature class loaded in ArcMap 10, all in geographic WGS 1984. How do I easily obtain the coordinates associated with each vertex of each polygon in that feature ...
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Calculating speed along point feature class (.gpx) in ArcMap?

I have imported a .gpx file into ArcMap as a point feature class. Each feature has a Point z as well as a DateTime. I want to create a graph that shows speed as a function of distance. How do I do ...
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ArcMap 10.2.2 Creating two random points approximately 50 meters apart

I am fairly new to ArcMap 10.2.2 so please bear with me. I am trying to create ten sets of two random points approximately 50 meters apart within a polygon restraining feature.
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Review Edited Layers Before Saving

In Arcmap, 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 from a layer that I ...
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How to Comment Out Definition Queries

I use Definition Queries a lot in my daily GIS life, but one of the many things I've found annoying about ArcMap is the inability to comment out Definition Queries. I'd like to have this option as ...
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How to Geocode South African Addresses in ArcMap 10?

I have about 8,000 addresses to geocode in South Africa. I haven't been able to find an address locator in ArcMap that works (trying to use the 'world places' address locator in ArcMap 10 gives me a ...
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Distance unit between line and point shapefile

I have two files: A point shapefile containing latitudes and longitudes of points. A .kml file that I am converting to a line shapefile. Objective: To find the minimum perpendicular distance of ...
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How to do NETWORK kernel density in ArcMap for road crashes?

I wish to know steps to be followed for carrying out NETWORK Kernel Density Estimation (KDE) in ArcMap (Arc GIS 10) for point events (road crashes). In ArcGIS 10, there is command do kernel density ...
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Selected Feature how to zoom in ArcMap viewer window

I will selected one feature in ArcMap that feature zoom in viewer window in ArcMap i tried in ArcMap VBA but no result Public Sub zoomtool() Dim pDoc As IMxDocument Set pDoc = ThisDocument Dim pMap ...
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Repair/Check for empty geometry in ArcSDE?

I understand that the standard validation/repair tools are not for use with ArcSDE and that ESRI needs to fix this, but are there work-arounds for at least checking where there might be empty geometry ...
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Determining degrees of freedom for Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) in ArcMap?

I'm doing Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) analysis in ArcMap and need the degrees of freedom for the model in order to calculate p values. The summary does not list degrees of freedom, but ...
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How to add multiple feature classes from gdb to mxd using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 and I am trying to to add multiple feature classes (eg. c101ppt, c102ppt, c103ppt... [name end with ppt] from a geodatabase to a mxd. The name of feature layer need to be the ...
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Troubleshooting ERROR 000814: Invalid file type from arcpy.TableToExcel()?

I wrote the script below to iterate through a file geodatabase's feature classes and convert them to an excel table. However, it returns the error ExecuteError: Failed to execute. Parameters are not ...
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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 compare two feature classes on one field?

I have two feature classes: an old one and a new one that I want to compare. Both feature classes have the same field structure and have a reference field 'ID' whose values are the same, except in ...
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arcgis C#: restrict addin to mxd file only

I have an addin toolbar (arcmap 10.3 in C#) for a certain type of analysis for our clients. We want to restrict the availability of the addin to a mxd file. We do not want other COM or Addins to be ...
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How to run kriging in modelbuilder with various shapefiles

I need to run kriging in a model, using 5 diferent point shapefiles. I put as input %Name% to run the different shapefiles, but in Z value field I have an error, because it's different in each ...
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How do I measure the distance between two points within a country arcmap

I have two shapefiles with points distributed over the whole world. I would like to measure the distance (like the crow flies in km) from each point in shapefile 1 to the closest point from shapefile ...
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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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How to retain Field Name / Alias on Export of Table?

Is there a way I can modify the Field Name or to make him keep the Alias when a table is exported? Or is there a way to keep the Alias instead of the Field Name, when exporting for example to .dbf ? ...
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ArcMap shutting down when I add rasters to a mosaic in foreground processing

I'm trying to add rasters to a mosaic - I was initially trying to do this by background processing but I was receiveing an error - I've followed the advice of this article ...
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C# Custom Dockable window: grouping them together

I'm adding in some custom windows for our clients. I want to group my dock windows together on load. The end result would look like they are tabbed (from the bottom). I have the following code to my ...
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Arcgis SDK C#: Addin running code on arcmap startup

I know that the addins are 'lazy loading', but I want to initialize some variables on startup of arcmap. This would be loading user preference data for the workflow we have in place, updating the FC ...
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How to Parse Unique Address Data

I'm trying to parse some funky address data into separate fields either using ArcMap's Field Calculator or a Python Script. Currently, my address data including street number, street name, and ...
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Street index to CSV/Excel file

Anyone know how to generate a street index for a map with accompnaying page numbers that are data driven? I am use the toolbox for creating the street index but exports to PDF however I need it to be ...
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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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How to publish the Manage map server cache tile (Server) tool as an arcGis geoprocessing service?

I need to publish the Manage map server cache tile on the arcgis server as a geoprocessing service. As a result I will be able to update the tiles of a tiled service through a service call. I face ...
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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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How to identify data frame which scale bar corresponds to in ArcMap?

I need help to identify the data frame (from several data frames) that corresponds to a scale bar in ArcMap?
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How to Mosaic Images using ArcMap when coordinate system is undefined?

I have images which are not Georeferance with any coordinate system and i want to mosaic those images in ArcMap 9.3
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Transforming takes long time with st_transform

I have two shape files contains considerably large data. I exported them to my geodatabase(using arccatolog), which takes 2 days. The problem is their srid must be changed. So i tried creating new ...
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In the Symbology Properties of an ArcGIS layer, why is the count sometimes not shown?

Sometimes the count column does populate for me, but most times it does not seem to. I haven't been able to figure out a rhyme or reason to it. There is no definition query or anything out of the ...
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Is there any API in C# for Zooming selected feature?

I am new to ArcGIS and want to implement the Zoom to Selected Features functionality available in Selection menu option (Selection-> Zoom to Selected Features), using C# API. Is any API available in ...
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Aggregating raster pixels in coarser resolution

I am trying to aggregate 3 meters resolution land use map to coarser 30 meter resolution in QGIS or ArcMap.In fact I wanna make similar with Landsat MSS and TIR resolution.Could anyone please help me? ...
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How to generate Report with Unicode Character for Gujarati text?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and want to generate report using Report Designer. In Report header i use Label Control for display unicode character (Gujarati) but when i copied gujarati text from word doc ...
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How to intersect 2 polygon layers with a given tolerance for features in different layers only?

I can intersect 2 layers with polygons using ArcMap. However I can specify only overall tolerance no matter what layer a feature is in (even same layer). So I either end up with lots of slivers if I ...
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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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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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Can I export a pdf that renders my layers differently at different zoom levels?

For example, say I have some streets I would like to show up, and streets are only set to appear at certain zoom level, well that layer does not get exported. There must be a way to do this for pdf, ...
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Exporting Georeferenced PDFs using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 and I want to export maps in georeferenced PDFs. Earlier I knew that there is an advanced option in file>export map>options>advanced where I was able able export map ...
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Are British National Grid (BNG) 1km grid shapefiles displayed accurately in ArcMap?

I have downloaded the UK Ordinance Survey's 1km grids in shapefile format for ArcMap. If you need to download them to have a look first you can find them here look for link in the first Answer to the ...
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Creating PLSS grid from points

I'm using ArcMap Advanced license. My company creates parcel maps for various state counties. I am trying to create a PLSS for a county. I would like to create the PLSS grid from the TICS (tics are ...
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Re-Calculating Rows in File GDB Feature Classes

I run the script that I created below, but when it is completed and I check the FC tables, nothing has changed. The script iterates through each feature class of a database and then iterates through ...
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Is it possible to create a multi-page drop window in Google Earth Pro?

I have converted my shapefile from ArcMap 10.3 to a KMZ that allows me to open the file up in Google Earth Pro. I have made the map interactive and created hyperlinks to the files I want shown. There ...
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How to change the order of features in a shapefile?

I have a shapefile and I want to change the order of the features. Is that possible?
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Calculating Quarter (Q1, Q2, etc) using Date field in ArcMap Field Calculator?

I am using ArcMap 10.0 and making a map where I symbolize on annual quarter (i.e. Q1 2013, Q2 2013, and so on by quarter through 2015). If a date field contains this: 01/15/2013, and I wanted to ...
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Arcmap export select By Graphics with query

I use select By Graphics then I use this code to see what I can export but it don't work 100% it export Sample Line-40 and Line-40 is not in the area I select By Graphics can anyone help me with this ...
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Arcmap 10.3 crashing on launch using either existing MXD or just launching app

I recently upgraded from 10.0 to 10.3 and am having a LOT of crashes when trying to launch the app. I have been using MXD's started in 10.0 but re-saved under 10.3 as well as ones started fresh in ...