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How to convert Geographic wgs-84 to lambert (LCC_wgs 84 projection for a vector file?

I have one shape file with Geographic wgs-84 projection but i need to calculate geometry for that I tried to convert it into UTM projection system. As my data is of whole country so I can't give one ...
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Find overlapping polylines in same layer in ArcMap?

How can I find overlapping polyline features in a layer in ArcMap without writing any code? I have a PolyLine feature class in a personal geodatabase. It contains some features that overlap another ...
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Python script fails on stand alone but works in ArcMap as a toolbox

I have a fresh install of ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS for Desktop both 10.2, latest patches applied. The data is served in this application from a PostgresSQL enterprise geodatabase. The problem is that ...
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How can I extract fetures from LIDAR data in ArcMap? [on hold]

I have a LIDAR data and I wanted to extract all the features using Arcmap.I wanted to use python scripting or model builder. I also wanted to do a 3d model in ArcScene and I have to start from ...
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Generic Question about Union tool in Arcmap

I am trying to run a union of a dozen shapefiles on ArcGIS. When I run the union tool and manually add the layers, the union executes successfully and to completion. However when I run the Union ...
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Grid Index Features ArcMap 10.0

I am developing a custom script for a small company. The rule of this script is to create something like the Split tool but in Basic License level. So, at first, I Would like to create an Index ...
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How can I symbolize a layer with graduated colors by a date/time field?

I've got a layer of polygons where each has a date associated with it. I want to color the polygons with graduated colors, but I want the colors to start with the newest polygons and fade to the ...
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How to quickly fill multiple gaps in a series of adjacent polygons

I've been given a "background" dataset which is designed to draw as the first layer in a complicated map. For some reason the data provider has previously erased this dataset with roads, parks, etc. ...
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Symbolizing multiple polygons as one by dropping internal boundaries?

Using ArcMap (ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop), is there a way to symbolize two features within the same feature class as one feature without editing the feature and merging them? For example, if I have a ...
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Filtering out a subpart of a polygon shape file

I have ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop software. I am working with a polygon shape file (having n rows) in ArcMap. The project demands splitting this file into two polygon shape files having n1 and n2 rows ...
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Creating a layer in arcmap by dragging a table from an OracleDB

I am working on a project for a client, they gave us some data from their oracleDB, and when I connect to it in arc map I can just drag and drop the tables from the catalog window into arcmap and they ...
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Create raster distance around a single point feature class

Okay, so I'm relatively new to ArcMap and I'm trying to use the Fuzzy membership for suitability test. I have a single point feature class that I want to use for this analysis. I know that in order to ...
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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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Spatial Join Attribution for Report Generation

I generated a grid index for a very large area of land in order to create a mapbook to keep track of some environmental sites for monitoring. I was able to generate the pages of maps without issue, ...
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How to batch a model created with “model builder” in arcmap 10?

I created a simple model that selects iteratively elements from a point dataset and calculates a cost distance raster for each of these points. It works fine when I run it for just one dataset, but ...
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Changing field / alias names in a shapefile using ArcMap10.2

I have a query regarding changing field and alias names in a shapefile. ArcGIS info for 10.2 says: ...For example, you can do any of the following: Define an alias for a field name so the field ...
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Flow accumulation raster loading in QGIS 2.4.0 with null values (but flow direction loading ok!)

I have been tasked with creating an open-source hydrology dataset for a community group. To do this I have exported the flow direction and flow accumulation rasters from ArcMap as TIFF files and then ...
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Can't find the toolbar for sorting the table of contents in alphabetical order in Arcmap!

I am using ArcGIS Desctop 10.0 Service Pack3 and I'd like to sort the table of contents in alphabetical order but following Sorting the table of contents in alphabetical order I can't find the ...
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Dockable window close event

Is there an event that fires when a custom dockable window is closed in ArcMap? My dockable window uses the Add-in pattern and hosts a WPF user control. It opens via a command button which is nested ...
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Creating an outline around groups of polygons

I am trying to find a tool or workflow for creating a type of minimum bounding polygon or envelope for complex land areas. (Not just a rectangle, but a simplified perimeter) Can anyone recommend a ...
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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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Can ArcGIS handle missing values to create a contour map?

I am trying to create a contour map for a waterbody. It turns out that in several locations there is no data. I just don't want to use the missing values as zero in ArcGIS because it would create ...
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Applying unique processing extent to each iteration of tool in ArcMAP Model Builder

I am trying to create an automated ArcMAP (10.1) tool that will read in a file (ASCII most likely) of maximum and minimum lat/long values along with some additional variables. The tool will iterate ...
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Getting ValueError: max() arg is an empty sequence on a Python Script in the Field Calculator in ArcMap

I have a script that populates a FacilityID Field on a Attribute table in the Field Calculator but when I run the script below I am getting a error. EDIT: Python Script: def autoInc(): import ...
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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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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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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.