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Focussing on form created by add-in button and disabling any other buttons or tools in ArcMap? [on hold]

I made an add-in button and make it to show a form when it's clicked. I want the form to be focused. It means when I click anywhere outside the form, it will auto focus on the form and make any other ...
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Writing less than or equal in label of graduated classes in symbology of ArcMap?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3. How do I write less than or equal in the break values of the labeling in symbology?
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“Change Version Dialog box” does not show all versions

I just upgraded to ArcMap 10.3.1 and have gotten all of my database connections set back up. I'm trying to change the version I'm editing under the "List by Source" view but I'm only seeing two ...
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Missing tools in ArcMap?

We just upgraded to 10.3.1 and I'm having trouble finding some of the tools. I have searched and searched to no avail. Here is what I'm looking for: Find dangles, find overlaps, transfer point to ...
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Calculating area of polygon within Buffers in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've created 2km buffers around 108 points and clipped habitat maps to these buffers, as per instructions given. I now need to calculate the area of each polygon of each habitat type within each ...
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Add dynamic text from external source?

I am developing some templates for my office and would like to pull information from an external source that will be displayed in the marginalia as text boxes or similar objects. A product request ...
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Line density map in Arcmap

I want to use Line Density tool in Arcmap for my data and it is important for my study to consider all lines exist in each searching radius. I don’t want to consider each line once! I want density of ...
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Symbolizing by color names in ArcMap?

I have a shapefile with two fields, lets call them shape and color. I want to symbolize each point based on both of those fields. Each field is stored as a string. Example: "Square, Blue". I want to ...
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Automating the deletion of donut holes

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 and I need a way to automatically delete parts of a sketch. For example, I have multiple polygons with numbers inside of them. As shown below, the polygon has the number 28, ...
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UpdateCursor error

I have a problem with arcpy.UpdateCursor. The script has to fill a table with data of an xml file. The script is the following: newtable = arcpy.TableToTable_conversion(selectlayer,outputlocation,...
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Failed to connect to database

I'm getting 'Failed to connect to database' error when trying to open a file geodatabase in both ArcMap and ArcCatalog. In addition to closing Arc and restarting I've tried the following - ...
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How can I assign a Vehicle Routing Problem to visit orders multiple times?

I am developing a new set of routes for my organization facility inspectors to minimize travel time. I have used ArcMap's Network Analyst to solve this for seven routes (one for each day of the week), ...
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One or more layers failed to draw: [LAYER NAME] There was a problem drawing the shapefile. Drawing aborted

Using ArcMap 10.1 I Merged multiple .shp layers (each with multiple polylines) into one .shp The resulting layer will not draw, I get the following error message: One or more layers failed to draw: [...
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Decision Tree Analysis Using ArcMap?

I have three rasters that have been reclassified into 5 classes each. I would like to use decision tree analysis, using the classes in the 3 rasters to come up with a final raster that has 5 classes, ...
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Recovering shape layer which was accidentally overwritten?

I duplicated a layer set, as it was more convenient (same style and attributes). It was working fine and both the original and new layers were showing. Then I open it up another day and the original ...
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Multiple columns in TOC and Legend in ArcMap

I would like to give the user additional information next to the label in the TOC of a UniqueValueRenderer for each class. I can just add the numbers in the labeltext, but it does not align to proper ...
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Calculate Cumulative Distance (incorporating slope) of a Line Feature Using ArcGIS

In ArcMap, when creating a line feature class within a geodatabase, the length of each record is automatically derived upon creation. This length is based on a distance measurement for a planar ...
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calculate flow accumulation in a river with two outlet points

I'm trying to calculate flow accumulation layer (with arcGIS) in a basin with 2 outlet points. I have used "dem reconditioning" tool to modify my dem according to a vector layer, which contains my ...
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arcpy.Clip_analysis() Automatically Affixing .shp.shp to Target Feature Class Name?

I created a Python script that was previously working fine, but is now giving me an error when I try to use the arcpy.Clip_analysis() function in arcmaps 10.2.1. I am not adding a filetype extnsion ...
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Python code in ArcGIS field calculator error?

I've tried writing a code block using the Python Parser of the ArcGIS Field Calculator. Here's what I am trying to achieve: There's a field in my attribute table with values for some, but not all of ...
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creating attribute table from a raster layer in arcmap

I want to build a raster attribute table for a raster data with floating or double precision pixel type. But when I use the "build raster attribute table" tool from data management, an error shows up ...
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Script with searchCursor crashing arcmap

I was trying to make a script that counts the max lenght found in each field of a table with data in it, but it immediately crashes arcmap upon executing I know there might be a tool available on the ...
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Predicting (forecasting) Land-cover

I have 4 layers of past and base on them I want to predict the future land-cover expansion or compression.. I understand there are many models like SLEUTH and many other but I just want a simple ...
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Create and save profiles of lines automatical in QGis or Arcmap [closed]

I have one polyline vector with 700 polylines and one raster file. I would like to make the profile of all polylines automatically and save it as csv or xls file. Associated with one polyline I have ...
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Polygons from Adobe Acrobat PDF to Arc

I am tracing building plans in adobe acrobat. There may be a time in the future I will be asked to take the polygons and overlay them in a GIS for a borough-wide map. Are there any steps I can take ...
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Calculate exact percentile for each rastercell and create new raster with percentile values [closed]

I need to calculate the exact percentile value of each raster cell in a raster layer, in order to create a new raster layer with this exact (decimal) percentiles. (In excel this function would be "...
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Running 64-bit background geoprocessing inside ArcMap?

I'm running ArcMap 10.2 and just set up 'ArcGIS for Desktop Background Geoprocessing (64 bit)' and now I have both the ArcGIS10.2 folder and ArcGISx6410.2 folder inside my python folder. I have ...
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What's the correct link for adding GeoServer WFS to ArcMap?

What is the correct URL to enter in ArcCatalog WFS Parameters when adding a WFS layer from GeoServer into ArcMap? Here's a link to our Get Capabilities document: https://weaveprod.ucdp.utah.edu/...
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problem to open a netCDF and create a raster file

I want to open a netCDF file and create a raster with ArcMap 10.2. The file contains the mean monthly temperature for Switzerland. I found it in meteoswiss web site. I tried to open it with the ...
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Geoprocessing operations with tile maps

I added a map from ArcGIS online in ArcMap. The map (named Crop Inventory 2015 (tiles)) has the following properties: Data Type: ArcGIS Map Service Connection: Internet Server: http://tiles....
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Changing symbol and legend of feature class in ArcMap using ArcObjects?

I want to change the symbol of features and legend programmatically. When I use this code Dim pSymbolSelector As ISymbolSelector Set pSymbolSelector = New SymbolSelector Dim pMarker As ...
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Geocoding South African Addresses in ArcMap?

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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Using the Make Query Table for Querying a Many-to-Many relationship

I have two tables that I have connected via an attributed relationship class of the cardinality Many-to-Many. One is a table of water body (rivers) features and the other is a series of pollutants ...
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Change Line color from blob field in arcgis represenatation

I have create a representation rule that has a line with black color which is default color. i have a field named "color" with blob type. Now from "Display override field " I have changed the field of ...
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Drawing markers and text on ArcGIS map, at fixed size, independent of zoom?

I'm writing a WPF application, in C#, using ArcObjects. I have an ESRI.ArcGIS.Controls.AxMapControl on my form, and I'm trying to draw some graphics elements on top of it. The map I'm developing ...
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Optimal video cards for GIS programs

I recently purchased a Dell XPS-8300 (i7-2600|16 GB DDR3 RAM|64-bit Windows7) which I intend to use primarily for GIS programs. I bought a refurbished model because it was much cheaper and because I ...
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header row in excel is not header row when imported into ArcMap

I am importing an Excel table with X/Y coordinates to plot on a map (point data). The original Excel table has a header row as its top row..The row is 'frozen' in Excel. When I import the table and ...
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Searching Table of Contents in MXD?

I often work with MXDs that have a large number of group layers, and would like to find a specific layer by name (either TOC given name or an original file name) in the Table of Contents. I tried ...
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e00 file importing problem

I am new to ArcMap. There is a project for me need to convert e00 file to coverage. After importing e00 file, I clicked "add data" to import the created coverage, but it shows"error opens dataset". I ...
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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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how to open .001 file type with arcmap

I have downloaded a scene from WInSar site but I couldn't open it with ArcMap 10.2 because its extension is .001 Is there any way to open raster images or files which have .001 extension with ArcMap ...
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Writing ArcMap Label Expression in VBscript?

I have to columns, pipe material and pipe size, I only want to label pipes with a size greater than 2" I am trying to do this but keeps kicking back and error, can anyone assist in what im doing ...
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Successfully importing URLs from Access to ArcMap

I have an access database (2013 .accdb) with a column containing URLs. This field uses the hyperlink data type in access. I made an OLE connection to the database in ArcMap 10.3.1 but the URLs come in ...
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MSSQL Spatial Query (View) is Slow in ArcMap

I created the following view in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2: CREATE VIEW test AS SELECT p.id, p.shape FROM p INNER JOIN r ON p.shape.STIntersects(r.shape) = 1 WHERE r.Name = '...
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Arcpy standalone script: Tool is not licensed error [closed]

I'm trying to execute a standalone python script using arcpy and spatial analyst extension. I've arcmap installed with a trial license. The script is the following: import arcpy,arcinfo import sys ...
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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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Copy and paste of dataframe in ArcMap table of contents?

I am new to ArcGis and I am currently taking a course. In one of the exercises Im supposed to copy a dataframe from the table of contents in ArcMap ( in data view) back into the table of contents so ...
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Opening ArcCatalog within ArcMap?

After reinstallation of arcmap (10.2.1), when I click on ArcMap, only the display window opens and does not show any other options including ArcCatalog or toolbox. I have to open ArcCatalog through a ...
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ArcMap 10.3 interoperability; can't get WFS to display the right set of polygons based on my search envelope

So I have this public WFS, from which I want to make a selection to save in a custom feature class. I've made an interoperability connection, chosen the right feature classes to display, set the ...
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Can I simulate the user interaction described with a series of scripts/tools/buttons? [closed]

I’m trying to find the best solution for adding/update a new/old record in a feature class in ArcMap 10.3 environment using a GUI. I’ve done some research for the last couple of days trying to ...