ArcObjects is a set of COM-based APIs from ESRI Inc. that are used in several of their products including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Engine and ArcGIS Server.

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What is a good way to cluster point data by item counts in ArcGIS?

I have point features that have as an attribute an asset count. For instance, point A may have 3 assets whereas point B may have 300 assets. My goal is to have each point be in two categories: ...
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Difference between Custom Layer & plugin data source?

You can add custom data to ArcGIS Desktop in two different ways: Plug-in Data Sources Custom Layer What is the difference between these two? I'm looking at the possibility of creating an editable ...
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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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ArcObjects- IBorder.GetGeometry() in Python

I am trying to get geometry of frame border trough IFrameElement.Border. I do receive IBorder object, which has .GetGeometry() method. How do I use this method to get geometry of the border? I can ...
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Getting compilation error on esriLicenseProductCode.esriLicenseProductCodeArcView

I am getting compilation error on esriLicenseProductCode.esriLicenseProductCodeArcView I have installed Arcgis 10.1 and authorized ArcEditor. I am not able to authorized ArcView. I have not ...
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How to create a schematic view of a line feature?

DEAR PEOPLE FROM THE FUTURE: Here's what we've figured out so far… I have a line feature (polyline with curves) in ArcGIS Desktop, and I want to create a linear representation (straigth line) of the ...
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Accessing Data Sources listed in the ArcMap TOC

I recently identified a bug with a fairly mature application I've developed which is hosted through ArcMap. The bug happens when I've loaded a 'project' into ArcMap, which includes assorted feature ...
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How to add a new data frame to an MXD using C#

Does anyone have code in C# to add a new data frame (map) to an MXD? I have an MXD created in ArcMap 10.1 that has an existing data frame. I need to programmatically add a new data frame and ...
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Rotating rasters using GDAL Geotransform (and ArcGIS Desktop)

I am working on a GDAL driver for a proprietary grid-format. In some cases, the grids are rotated in order to get smaller file sizes. In my GDAL geotransform array, I do the following (showing a ...
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Difference between ArcObjects SDK for Java and ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java and ArcGIS Engine

What is the difference between ArcObjects SDK for Java and ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java and ArcGIS Engine. I have ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 on my laptop. What do I need to create ArcGIS desktop applications ...
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“The Fields collection did not contain an expected geometry field” (ArcGIS 10)

I am writing a fairly simple application to build simple polylines. I got most of the application working for the most part, but this part is just baffling me to no end and there is nothing I can ...
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Getting Coordinates from a feature with VBA

Is there a way to get the longitude and latitude coordinates from a feature class? I have some code which can select the first layer in the Table of Contents. I want to be able to get the lat./long. ...
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How to connect to ArcGIS Server on the other machine?

There is the ArcGis Server on the machine 192.168.**.22 Machine name is MAPSERVER. User name and password for ArcgIS Server are "test" and "testtest" (for example) ArcGis Server options are: ...
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Error when using ServerStyleGalleryClass (Arcobject)?

First, I used: IStyleGallery styleGallery = new StyleGalleryClass(); I can run my program without error (on my computer). But this require using ESRI.ArcGIS.Framework (need install Arcgis Desktop). ...
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How to apply WHERE clause to relationship class using ArcObjects?

I'm trying to query objects related to objects and satisfying some query in ArcObjects. IRelationshipClass interface contains methods for getting all related objects but how can one filter them? I don'...
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How to close the current mxd document through arcmap add-in

First, I open a mxd document named A in arcmap, then i use my add-in to generate another mxd document named B, then I use ArcMap.Application.OpenDocument(arcmapMapFileName); to open the ...
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Can I update the service on ArcGIS for Server programmatically?

There is Windows Service. This service adds user raster data to the Raster Dataset in sde database. The Raster Dataset registred on the ArcGis Server. This Raster Dataset also was publishing on ...
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Generate annotation for features in ArcObjects

I need to programmatically generate annotations for features. I don't need the actual annotation feature, just the text placement, size, angle, etc. properties that are generated. Those attributes ...
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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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How to query annotations from a GDB file in .Net

I have annotations in a GDB file that I need to extract to load into a non-ESRI spatial store. It's my understanding that there isn't any tool to export annotations to a shape file. I need to copy ...
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How to delete raster dataset from sde base programmatically

I use sde database, registered with ArcGis Server 10.1. Sde connection is direct. Database container is postgres. There is a raster dataset in this sde base. I can open this sde database ...
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Rotating raster grids using ArcObjects changes cell size in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcObjects, namely RasterGeometryProc, to apply rotation on grids. The transformation works fine. However, when looking at the grids properties in ArcGis, the cell sizes has changed. ...
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How to zoom in/out selected elements of MapControl?

I have a mapcontrol that includes many elements: text, line. I used this code to add elements into mapcontrol: pGraphicsContainer.AddElement(pElement, 0); I can use zoom button to zoom in/out the ...
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Create Feature and store to different FGDB

Create Feature and store to different FGDB I'm creating a feature and I want to store it to a specific geodatabase. At the moment I'm using feature.Store() but it's not storing it to where I want. How ...
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How to change rasterlayer color?

I have rasterdataset in gdb. I create layer from this rasterdataset. private static void CreateLayer() { ... IRasterLayer rlMosaicDataset = new RasterLayer(); ...
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Finding points in extent using VBA

Is there a way to select a point from my map's current extent? I want to use ArcObjects to tell me if there is at least one point visible in my extent. I'd like to do this entirely in VBA, and without ...
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Drawing Curves/Bezier Lines with ESRI WPF Runtime

I'm looking for some pointers on how to draw a curved line or bezier line in WPF runtime. The WPF runtime sample application has a drawing mode for straight line, polyline, and freehand. However, no ...
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ArcGIS (ArcObjects) Windows 7 - 64 bit -support

I have been developing with ArcGIS Cross Platform C++ SDK (with Qt 4.8.2) on 32 bit Windows XP SP3 (development machine). I used to use MapTool Control within ArcObjects on the development machine. ...
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How to get the Area of a Polygon with a known SpatialReference in arcobjects?

This is what I tried so far: IGeoGraphicCoordinateSystem gcs= _spatialReferenceFactory.CreateGeographicCoordinateSystem((int)esriSRGeoCSType.esriSRGeoCS_WGS1984); ISpatialReference standardRef = ...
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Initializing Network dataset workspace extension VB.NET problem

I have an add in tool that is basically compiling routes of people travelling to work. It is a large tool ( a lot of code) and it worked a month ago. When I came back to use it yesterday it suddenly ...
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How to programmatically remove a donut hole from Polygon in arcobjects

I have a polygon IPolygon4 with a hole in it, as you can see. How can I get rid of the donut hole, and have the whole thing be one simple polygon with 5 vertices. Here are the constructed WKT points,...
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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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Dateline wrap issue in ArcObjects / ArcGIS Engine

I am having issues manually creating a polygon that crosses the dateline (long=180). My x coordinate goes from 178, 179, 180, -179, -178, etc. Anyway, can anyone give me some guidance? I am using ...
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IBufferConstruction create buffer with different geometry types (C# ArcObjects)

I am using the following method in C# public void ConstructBuffers ( IEnumGeometry pInputGeometries, double distance, IGeometry CollectionpOutputBuffers); to create buffers. In the ...
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Get coordinates from current view using arcobjects

I'm wondering if there's a way to get the longitude/latitude coordinates from the center of a data frame? The problem I'm faced with is this: I want to set a bookmark and have ArcMap tell me the ...
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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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Can I convert an ISegmentCollection to an IEnumFeature?

I would like to try to call the function, IFeatureConstruction.SplitPolygonsWithLines( ); The 4th arg is a type IEnumFeature, I have an ISegmentCollection. Can I convert ISegmentCollection to an ...
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How do I convert a GPFeatureRecordSetLayer Feature Set to a Feature Class?

I have C# code to run a geoprocessing package that produces an output which is stored in a GPFeatureRecordSetLayer. Right now I have code that displays the result on the GUI when the job is complete . ...
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Writing shapefile metadata (shp.xml) programmatically

I want to write the Metadata for a Shapefile, which are saved in the ".shp.xml"-File. I know, I can look at and write those Metadata with ArcCatalog, but I want to do this programmatically. Is this ...
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ESRI Error lookup COM Exceptions [duplicate]

How do I decipher these cryptic COMExceptions that ArcObjects are throwing? I got this exception System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: HResult: 0x8004151C and thats it, no more info no nothing....
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Arcobjects- IAnnotateLayerPropertiesCollection2.QueryItem in Python

Anyone tried access label properties trough ArcObjects with Python? I try to obtain reference to label object with IAnnotateLayerPropertiesCollection2.QueryItem, but when I do: pA = pGLyr....
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How can I split a polygon into its sub polygons?

I am trying to define user generated polygons with Esri's ArcGIS Engine 10.1. Here's how it works at the moment: User clicks on the map and creates points User connects the points I have a ...
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ArcGIS Custom Toolbox crashes ArcMap 10.0

I have prepared Custom ArcToolBox using ArcObjects in java. It was working fine before though was giving NullPointerException but this something java related error and that is fine. Later I have ...
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How to create FeatureLayer without Legend in Table Of Contents (TOC) using ArcGIS Engine?

So what I am trying to accomplish is having a IGroupLayer that contains an IFeatureLayer and in the table of contents (TOC) there would be no + next to the feature layer (i.e. there is no legend). So ...
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Why does IDatasetContainer2.CreateDataset fail with ArcObjects at ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a small application used to check and generate network, created with the help of the following tutorial: http://help.arcgis.com/en/sdk/10.0/a...00000w7000000/ It worked just fine with ArcGIS ...
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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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How to change feature color?

I have feature (polygon) was gotten by spatial query from the map. How to change its color? I used this code but it didn't work IMxDocument mxDocument = application.Document as IMxDocument; ...
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How to use ArcObjects to limit classes visible in legend?

Is there a method use ArcObjects for .NET to manipulate the "Only show classes that are visible in the current map extent" option for legend items? The GUI for this functionality is accessible via ...
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Floating Point UniqueValueRenderer

I am trying to build a unique value renderer using ArcObjects .NET. All the samples that I have seen use the attribute table to build the UniqueValueRenderer. However, my raster does not have an ...
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Building Custom Programs with ArcObjects

I found another thread at ArcObjects Resources that asked for general ArcObjects resources but most of the resources in that thread are obviously about building add-ins for ArcMap. I need help ...