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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Getting an empty geometry when retrieving the envelope of a GroupElement in ArcObjects: what might be wrong?

I am working in ArcGIS 10.0 (ArcMap) and Python 2.6.5 and in the Data View. I have an IGroupElement3 to which I add a TextElement and up to several RectangleElements. I want then to retrieve the ...
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How to work with .lyr files in ArcGIS Engine

I want to be able to load .lyr files created in ArcMap and ArcGIS Engine and save any updates in symbology in ArcGIS Engine back to the .lyr file. What APIs should I use the only method I found so ...
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How do I make an icon with some text to popup when I hover over it and for it not to be slow?

I would like to make an icon on the screen and have hover popup text. Ideally the text will be black with a white background. Right now my icon is a bitmap created like this GraphicTrackerClass ...
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What's the difference between dynamicDisplay and Display?

The overriden function is public override void DrawDynamicLayer(esriDynamicDrawPhase DynamicDrawPhase, IDisplay Display, IDynamicDisplay dynamicDisplay) What's the difference between dynamicDisplay ...
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ArcEngine draw a polyline or multipoint

Does anyone have a bit of code to plot a multiline? I just want to add some IPoints to a collection and display in a particular color and width, but I can't find a good way to do this. Right now I'm ...
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How to get pre-change Object state from a Class Extension change event in ArcObjects?

I have an Esri based system with a class extension registered for the feature classes. This extension implements IObjectClassEvents, and handles OnChange. I get passed the modified object, but after ...
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ToolStrip Button click event is not fired on first click

I have a dockable window in a custom ArcMap extension. The dockable window has a regular windows forms ToolStrip control in it with ToolStripButtons on the ToolStrip. When the parent dockable window ...
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Using ArcGIS for Server and ArcSDE for importing shapefiles?

Is there a way to use ArcGIS Server web services to perform the task below? I have .NET ArcObjects code to import shapefiles to Spatial DB which works on ArcGIS for Desktop. This code used ArcSDE to ...
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How to set custom fullextent?

I have a WPF Map control whose extent I would like to restrict to a certain area (e.g. to the full extent of some layer). That is, a user should not be able to zoom out too far, or shift the map to an ...
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Invalid SQL-Statement error when querying file-geodatabase table date field with arcobjects

I want to query a DateTime Field in a table in a file-geodatabase and I keep on getting the error "invalid sql statement" (Error Code: -2147220985) while that sql statement does not give me an error ...
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Working with topology errors sample code error

I am following the sample code from ESRI for checking topology errors using vb.net. But in my workspace an error happened. My code is listed below: ' Step 1 - access a topology Dim topoUiD As ...
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Access a topology sample code runtime error when define ITopologyExtension

I encountered a runtime error when I used the sample code from ESRI on Accessing a topology. The sample code is as follows: Dim topoUiD As UID = New UIDClass topoUiD.Value = ...
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How to get a Layer as ILayer (ArcObjects)

I had asked this question previously which I think will work. But as I am new to this, I can't figure out how to get a Layer as an ILayer object to pass to the method that's in my previous questions ...
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Ring to Polygon

I want to get an exterior ring from a polygon. I need to itopologicaloperator.intersect a line with the polygon (exterior ring) to read attributes from the line. I have the original Polygon I can get ...
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How to generate StreetFrom and StreetTo data from street segments?

Background: I have a polyline feature class of about 4000 street centerline segments for which I would like to add data on what streets the segments intersect with. I would like to add some new ...
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How to tell when a new MXD is opened

I am trying to force a tab from a tab container to open to a specific tab once a new MXD is opened. Currently it will stay on a previously selected tab when I use the catalog(docked) to open a new ...
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Display DegreesMinutesSeconds on status bar

I have used status bar to display x and y coordinates in esriDirectionUnits.esriDUDegreesMinutesSeconds form. I have created the code like this statusBarXY.Text = string.Format("{0}, {1} {2}", ...
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Why is my OnChangeFeature event not firing in my parcel fabric editor extension?

I have an edit extension that listens to events that happen during an editor session. I have wired it like so: void Events_OnStartEditing() { //Since features of shapefiles, ...
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Get a spatial reference object by name from a saved string

I am creating an ArcMap 10.2 extension is VS 2012 and C#. I want to give the user the option to select a spatial reference to be applied to a layer - planning to use the Dialog for that. But then, ...
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Get Polygon or IGeometry from Envelope in ArcObjects

I would like to create a Polygon Feature from the geometry of an IEnvelope in C# ArcObjects SDK 10. Is there an easy way how to do it?
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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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Can SqlWorkspaceFactory connection files be created with ArcGIS Desktop?

With ArcObjects, I can use IWorkspaceFactory.Create I can create a connection file for a SqlWorkspaceFactory. Is there an out-of-the-box method to create the same file in ArcGIS Desktop? Update: I ...
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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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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 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 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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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 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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ESRI Raster Remap with Decimals

I have a requirement where the user would like to see the output value in a raster as a decimal. The user will input a series of ranges with a cost associated to them. For instance 0-5, 1.20 ...
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SDE FeatureClass Granting and Revoking Privilege with ArcObjects

Q: How can I with ArcObjects GRANT or REVOKE Privileges like SELECT, UPDATE on SDE FeatureClasses to/from Roles? The equivalent in normal Oracle would be something like this: GRANT SELECT ON ...
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IQueryFilter where Clause quering two feature class at a time

I need to query two feature class at the same time using IQueryFIlter. For eg - FeatureClass -- A has field OBJECTID FeatureClass -- B has field OBJECTID what i am tring to do is -- IQueryFilter ...
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How to get polyline out of multipart feature using ArcObjects C#

I've got a polyline feature class and I've identified the first feature that is a multipart feature. I now want to find out which of the paths of this multipart feature intersects with a point. Up ...
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How to write a file in an Server Object Extension (SOE)

I would like to create a file with an ArcGIS Server Object Extension and return the url. Is this possible? Where would I write the file? I'm working with .Net, IIS, and AGS 10.1.
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What is the preferable value for setting tolerance for selecting a feature

I know it's really a basic question. But I am really confused about this. For selecting a point feature by mouse click, we need to set a tolerance value to create the envelope. And here is the problem ...
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Problem in splitting and removing Polyline

I am stuck at a problem for weeks, Please Help!!! I am making program in C# Here is what I need to do --- I have two polylines that are intersecting with each other at some points. I want to delete ...
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How can I permanently reorder fields in a feature class programmatically with ArcObjects, VB.Net?

Would someone be able to share the logistics on how to permanently programmatically reorder fields in a feature class with ArcObjects, VB.Net. I want to be able to do this in the geodatabase not in ...
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ArcGIS10 VBA requires library references

I just upgraded from ArcGIS 9.2 to 10.0, and I'm trying to create some tools using VBA. It doesn't recognize any of the ArcObjects Classes, Interfaces, or Constants unless the reference includes its ...
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Getting error in applyEdits function for ArcGIS

I have been trying to add an entry to a featureLayer and in want to get a callback from this so I can update another field in it. below is my code clkListenerAddFeature = dojo.connect(map, "onClick", ...
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How to get 'IGraphicsContainer' from the map?

I tried to get IGraphicsContainer from Data View (active map) using FocusMap, ActiveView IGraphicsContainer graphicsContainer = (IGraphicsContainer)neApp.Document.MxDocument.FocusMap; but the ...
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Store global reference to a service/object

In developing with ArcMap, is there any way to register a service that can be used during the life-cycle of a document- for example to do something like: C# .NET ...
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meaning of createObject(Point.getClsid())

What actually does the createObject(Point.getClsid()) do?Does it create a new Point Object,and return the class id of the Point.Does it mean that each point created will have the same class id. I ...
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Implementing Custom Selection Tool (Adding to current selection) with ArcObjects

I am trying to implement a custom selection tool in ArcMap 9.3.1 that is functionally similar to the default ArcMap selection tool with "Adding to current selection" enabled. ie. the user can click to ...
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Custom C# tool populate field combobox parameter from layer parameter

I'm creating a custom tool for arcmap toolbox where user select FeatureLayer in one combobox, and in next combobox user can select a field from selected FeatureLayer. FeatureLayer combobox fills ...
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Dealing with overlapping grid (and graticule) labels using ArcGIS Desktop?

I do have 3 grids made by Grids menu in data frame properties. I do need them to display in certain layout and also to behave accordingly to couple of rules (overlapping issues), so I can automate my ...
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Is there anything obviously wrong with this hit test code?

I want to know if the IPoint of the mouse position is hitting an IPolyline, I wrote this code, and was optimistic that it would work, but it always returns false. IPolyline poly1 = pc1 as ...
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Obtaining friendly names for ArcMap layer data types

Using ArcObjects, is there a way to programmatically obtain the "friendly name" for a layer's data type as seen in the ArcMap Source tab for layers in a map document? e.g.: File System Raster ...
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Listen to edit events

I recently started working on ArcMap. I want to make some changes to the edit tools. For example I want to prevent the user from using the sketch tool when the time is between 1pm and 2pm But I ...
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Writing In-memory IFeatureLayer to Shapefile using ArcObjects (Engine SDK)

I've been working on this for a little while now, and can not seem to get this thing working. I've managed to export a geodatabase feature class and shapefile to a shapefile, but what I'm struggling ...
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Getting the workspace from IGxDialog:DoModalSave

I'm writing an application that allows a user to save data into a table in a variety of formats: dBase, File or Personal Geodatabase, or SDE. I'm trying to see if there's a way to determine what type ...
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How to determine if a LYR file has more than one Layer using ArcObjects?

In using arcpy, I have found that there are just a few lines of code needed to get a list of layers in a LYR file if more than one layer exist. How can I accomplish this same feat using ArcObjects in ...