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Issue with initializing ArcObjects Interface and classes

I was going through ArcObjects example on following linkWalkthrough_Building_custom_UI_elements .I followed same steps but I was getting error while initializing objects for following code. ...
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How to display selected features in ArcGIS Identify Dialog using Visual Studio 2010/ArcObjects?

I'm brand new to ArcObjects SDKs and am struggling. I have a Python Add-in performing a query to select records (works great)and now trying to call the identify dialog via an .NET addin button that ...
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Adding a button from an add-in to a TOC context menu

I would like to add a button to a group layer context menu in the table of contents. The button is from an add-in that also contains an extension. Should be straight-forward enough. The extension ...
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How to resolve an InvalidCastException for two Objects of the same type in an ArcMap AddIn?

I'm trying to work through an InvalidCastException that is being thrown when a form is displayed from an ArcMap Addin. This is a fairly recent occurrence and I haven't identified what has changed that ...
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How to make a custom properties dialog for a custom text background

I'm developing a custom text background in ArcObjects like in this example. I would like to know if it is possible to make a custom properties dialog to set up parameters of this text background. It ...
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How to add multiple shapefiles with VB.Net

I have created a toolbar add in for arc with a button that opens a form with 3 selections that are shapefiles, once the shapefile is selected I click the Add Layer button. Currently I can only get one ...
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How to call ESRISignAddIn Silently (no UI)?

I am creating a build workflow and I ran into some problems. When I call ESRISignAddIn.exe from the command prompt it is throwing up a dialog saying "Add-In successfully signed". I was expecting it ...
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On Mouse Up Event in ArcMap Add-In

Does anyone know how to wire up mouse events on a map document? I have found a bunch of example code on how to wire up Add-In tools, but the Add-in I'm creating is a button. It should be as easy as ...
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Is it possible to create an addin for a specifc MXD?

I am currently in the process of creating Addin's and also converting our VBA projects to .NET addins. With the VBA applications, they would only work with specific MXD's. Is this possible to do with ...
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How to get Database name for layer in ArcObjects?

I am writing an ArcGIS ArcMap Add-In and need to determine what database a given layer from. How can I determine this information? I attempted to use the FeatureLayer to get a FeatureClass, and then ...
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Errors when creating a TextElement from ArcObjects

I am attempting to add some text in the layout view of ArcMap. I’m using the following line for the TextElement that I’ve found online from numerous places including ArcObjects Library Reference. ...
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How to create windows form based tools as add-ins in arcgis 10.0 using vb2010

Here i am again with a query again. Let me explain the project layout first. I am writing a project in vb2010 in which i want to add a package having 4 toolbars with about 48 tools in them in ArcMap ...
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Is it possible to disable an Extension Addin on Startup

I am currently creating an Addin, that can be toggled on/off from the extension manager. What I want to do is when ArcMap is being loaded, to check the license level being used (which I have done), ...
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149 views

Debug target is missing - how to set in VS 2010 Express?

I updated ArcGIS from 10.1 to 10.2 and recompiled all Addins with ArcObjects 10.2. I am having an issue with 1 addin that accesses a custom tool in a toolbox and want to debug the project. However, ...
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1answer
59 views

ArcGIS 10.1 - Re-writing an add-in application from processing an SDE Geodatabase to processing a file Geodatabase

ArcGIS 10.1- I am planing to re-write an Add-in application targeting SDE Geodatabase(ArcObjects) to an add-in application targeting file Geodatabase. The Add-in application is a Tool that allow the ...
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What is the target .NET Framework of ESRI ArcObjects SDK 10.2

I had ArcMap 10 Add-In project built with ArcObjects SDK for .NET 10.1 where I could not reference external COM DLL build on .NET 4.0 due to a .NET forward compatibility issue. (ArcObjects SDK 10.1 ...
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1answer
338 views

How to read the app.config settings in ESRI ArcObjects ArcMap Add-In

I am developing custom toolbar and buttons for ArcMap 10.1 utilizing VS2010 and ArcObjects SDE 10.1 extensions. I put some application settings in the app.config file and I want to make them available ...
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What are pros and cons of Python add-ins vs .NET add-ins to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I found in ESRI .NET help: Python All ArcGIS Desktop applications include an embedded scripting language called Python. Many areas of ArcGIS—particularly geoprocessing—are accessible through ...
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ArcGIS basemap Url and querystring parameters

This is very basic question but might quite important.While creating Arcobjects addin we give Url for basemap as Following: ...
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270 views

ArcMap AddIn Build Error when referencing external ActiveX Interface in VS2010

If the "Register for COM interop" is unchecked the projects builds without errors. But I have to reference external ActiveX Interface in my project so I have to have that check-box checked. I am ...
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How to wire ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.Extension to a custom AddIn Button click event?

I am developing custom ArcMap toolbar with various AddIn tools, button and extension. I see the sample how to access the ActiveView events in the extension Initialize() method. private void ...
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How can I hide a tool from command window under category

I have created a tool, a button and a dockable window under one project. To open/close the dockable window, button is used. For some specific work, by clicking some specific button from dockable ...
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1answer
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ArcGIS crashes with no error number in Visual Studio

I've been developing Add-ins for a while with Visual Studio 2008 and ArcGIS 10. But in my new Add-in development process, I receive no error from Visual studio and ArcGIS crashes with error "Arcgis ...
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ArcObjects IDataset.Copy causes program to crash

My implementation of IDataset.Copy continues to crash and I cannot figure out why. The program attempts to copy a shapefile from a temporary folder in one directory to a final folder in another ...
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ArcGIS Add-In Project to Standard Library Project

I have been developing an ArcGIS 10 Add-In tool, but requirements changed halfway through development. Fortunately, this isn't changing any of the code, but I just need to be able to compile the ...
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Distance Units of a Layer

I am developing an ArcGIS desktop addin. I am attempting to get the distance units (ft, mm, km, etc.) from a layer in my .mxd and display it on a windows form. How can I do this? I can access the ...
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220 views

Write string to status bar that doesn't go away

I'm attempting to write the number of items matching a given query to the statusbar. when i debug through the code, i am able to step through and see the message hit the statusbar, but then it ...
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ArcObjects running in Addin slower?

I have created a class library which does some geoprocessing. The addin calls a class that is an async process. I have ensured the thread is STA and the arcobjects are thread safe (ie. not passed from ...
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What is the correct way to handle assembly resolution in .NET ArcGIS add-ins?

This has been a thorn in my side for some time now -- in .NET ArcGIS add-ins, assembly dependencies packaged with the add-in are often not resolved correctly. I am still not sure why and under which ...
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How to drag a layer from ArcMap Add-in into its MXD?

I have a simple ArcMap Add-in that displays all featureclass names in a database inside of a ListBox. If I select a name or multiple names in the listbox, how can I drag and drop it in ArcMap? Just ...
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Problem with deployment of GeoProcessors

I am developing an AddIn which requires lots of Geoprocessing but whenever I deploy any Geoprocessor, the ArcMap crashes and its always with the Geoprocessors only. All other commands are working fine ...
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How can I determine the layer name in an edit session?

I have a problem with an editor extension in an Add-In for ArcGIS 10. The editor extension listens on different events occuring on shapefile layers via registering listeners: ...
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How to Access the Current Workspace Using an ArcObjects Add-in for ArcMap?

Accessing current workspace using an ArcObjects add-in for ArcMap (Table of Contents has layer groups). I am trying to retrieve the current WorkSpace using ArcObjects for an ArcMap add-in in C#. Any ...
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Is it possible to target an ArcMap add-in to an earlier version?

My development environment is Visual studio 2010 with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 installed. I need my add-in to support 10.0 AND 10.1. Right now, if I try to install it on ArcMap 10.0, it fails. Is it ...
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Basic unit testing for ArcGIS 10.0 Java Add-in

I've been assigned the task of translating an old ArcGIS VBA script into a Java add-in. I finished the rough translation of the code, now I'm starting the debug process. The first unit test I want to ...
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How to create multiple dockable windows?

I am building an add-in and I have several different windows, which I open with the code below. This works fine. However, how can I create the same window n times? UID dockWinID = new UIDClass(); ...
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How to use IDatabaseCompact.Compact() on an used IWorkspace, without permission denied

I am writting an ArcMap-AddIn with vb.net. I get an error when trying to compact my IWorkspace(mdb), the error is: COMException You tried to open a database, which was already opened by the ...
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1answer
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What needs to be done to downgrade a ESRI addin from 10.1 to 10?

I have created an esri addin which targeted ArcGIS 10.1, however I need to have the addin to work on ArcGIS 10, what needs to be done within my solution to get it working? I have checked the ...
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Is it possible to add a command to the ArcMap Find dialog context menu?

I think I already know the answer to this... which is "no", but I wrote this up so I'll ask anyways. Is it possible using ArcObjects to extend/customize the ArcMap Find tool/dialog by adding a ...
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Creating ArcGIS add-ins for both 10.0 and 10.1

Has anyone tried to deploy the ArcMap add-in for both ArcGIS 10.0 and ArcGIS 10.1? There is a target version parameter in the add-in config XML file that needs to be specified. After upgrading the ...
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How to find all ICommandItem instances of a custom button command in an ArcMap add-in?

I have an ArcMap 10.0 add-in in which I have a button that the user can place (using the Customize dialog in ArcMap) on any toolbar including user-created toolbars as well as standard ones or even 3rd ...
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1answer
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Alternatives to IPersistVariant in ArcMap add-in's?

I have migrated an classic COM ArcMap Extension of mine to an add-in. I have tried the new persistence approach of add-in's but I cannot serialize my custom objects through the XMLSerializer. I get ...
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ArcObjects: Scale text not changing map units from miles to feet [closed]

I am adding scale text to a page layout. The code works, but the map units on the text scale still appear as miles and not feet as coded. Here is the code snippet to add scale text.... ...
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How to make a WPF Window be a well-behaved child window of ArcMap?

I am pretty familiar with Windows Forms in ArcGIS but WPF, which I'm just starting to tinker with, seems to be a different animal. I've created an ArcMap add-in with a button that displays a Window ...
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C# ArcObjects RubberBand Tracking Cancel

I've written a function to create a polygon based on geometry collected from the IRubberBand interface as follows: ITrackCancel esc = new CancelTrackerClass(); esc.CancelOnKeyPress = true; ...
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Get the geometry from the lasso selection tool

I'm building an Add-in solution in ArcGIS 10 that contains a custom tool. I'd like to borrow the functionality of the lasso selection tool without reinventing the wheel. Is there a way to intercept ...
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Is it possible to lock a single feature from editing in ArcObjects?

We're developing an ArcMap addin. Now we need a way to lock a feature from editing/deleting. Is this possible with ArcObjects or do we have to create our own implementation of locking? Example: User ...
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Is there a line symbology that also shows vertices?

Is there such a thing as a line/vertices symbology? If not a workaround? In some situations, particularly when editing, I would like to see my lines as well as all the vertices similar to the effect I ...
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How can I access standard ArcMap cursors?

I'm writing an Add-In for ArcGIS 10 and would like to use the standard mouse cursors ArcMap uses (e.g. the info cursor and the edit cursor). I hope it is possible to just use the right reference in ...
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ArcObjects: Setting image of a command button to a partially transparent bitmap

In an ArcMap 10 add-in, I am attempting to create a toggle button of sorts whose image changes based on the button's state. This answer describes how to set an add-in button's image programmatically ...