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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Rename long column names for dbf conversion

Is there an ArcObjects API call that will rename long column name? If a column name is too long for conversion to a .dbf file, I want rename to a valid length. I have searched ArcObjects help. Either ...
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Filter pointcollection in geocoords set

i'm working with .Net v3.5 and ArcGis 9 and i must say i'm pretty newbie with this. I have an application with different layers, one of them is used to draw the world using WGS84 coords, what i'm ...
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How do i popup a context menu with custom command items in a Select tool OnMouseDown (Right Click) with VB .Net?

This should be simple... I am converting VBA customization to VB .NET in VS 2008 Express Edition. In VBA i have a custom selection tool. Aside from just selecting features, when OnMouseDown receives ...
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How to add command developed with C# to ArcToolbox?

I have a command that I developed with c#. I want to add this command to the ArcToolbox. Is there any way to add such a command to ArcToolbox in ArcGIS Desktop programmatically ?
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Connecting to Folder/File to open mxd document using ArcObjects?

I have a dialog box written in ArcObjects. I am programming the Map button on the dialog box. The user picks a type of station and county. The program goes to folder containing the mxds and ...
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Change The Label Field In GeoFeatureLayer

I currently have a basic shapefile that's a map of the United States. It has the name of the states, populations, and other pieces of information that I can get the names of via the following code: ...
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Custom Data Reviewer check

I am working on developing a custom data reviewer check by implementing the Execute method of IPLTSCNTWorkspaceValExtension and IPLTSCNTSelectionSetValExtension interfaces. Unfortunately I only find ...
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In ArcObjects, how do I change the spatial reference of a Map (Data Frame) in an existing MXD?

I need to change the spatial reference of an existing MXD programmatically. In ArcMap UI, I would take the following steps: 1) Open the data frame properties and go to the Coordinate System tab; 2) ...
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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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How to fill gaps in a multipart polyline

I want a function that can fill small gaps between parts of a multipart polyline. The polylines represent events on roads and are linear, not branched. The parts may be separated by small or large ...
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Access to ITableFields interface from an ITable or IObjectClass interface

I am working in a File Geo Database and need to set certain columns to be readonly from an ArcMap user perspective only. I am aware of the IFieldEdit.Editable property, however that locks it down ...
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How to query all layers in ArcMap and get access to them by name or index?

I have next issue: I have ArcMap with tons of layers. Some of these layers may contain another layers with data (aka Composite layers) or they don't. The depth of composite layers in unknown. I need ...
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Unable to create object class extension COM component?

I'm getting the error: Unable to create object class extension COM component in ArcMap 10.2 when trying to open feature classes from old geodatabases. I'm also getting "error repairing the ...
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Life cycle of an AxControls - license missing in some point of the execution

DEAR PEOPLE FROM THE FUTURE: Here's what we've figured out so far… Does anyone know the lifecycle of an AxControl (AxTOCControl)? I have a complex application, that uses several technologies ...
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ArcObjects - Adding ArcGIS Server Layer to MXD Programtically

I am trying to add a layer from ArcGIS online to a mxd programatically with no luck. See code sample below. The error is happening at pAGSServerConnectionFactory.Open(props, 0); Anyone been able to ...
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Is ArcFM or ArcMap leaking memory when switching between page templates?

Can anyone else reproduce the memory leak described below? Any insight into what may be causing the leak is appreciated. I have custom code that swaps between landscape and portrait templates and ...
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How to refresh display for newly added labels with ArcObjects

I've added a shapefile to an MXD and Edited the symbolization of it with ArcObjects. Now I'm trying to edit the labeling with ArcObjects. I've successfully been able to edit the default class in the ...
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how to use IUniqueValueRenderer for empty geodatabase point file with ArcObjects

I have empty geodatabase file with point geometry created programatically. I have style file with several symbols. I basically want to add all these symbols to my shape file before creating ...
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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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how to make attribute read only arcobjects

I have created add-in toolbar with C# arcobjects. I am creating some empty geodatabase shapefiles. While creating featureclass i want to assign some default value to attribute and then make it ...
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How do I access ArcObjects from Python?

I would like to be able to script some things that are not exposed via arcgisscripting or ArcPy. How do I access ArcObjects from Python?
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Editing data with Server Object Extension?

Is it possible to use an interface such as IWorkspaceEdit within an Server Object Extension to create new features or update data in a geodatabse? Perhaps this can only be done through a managed ...
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Arcobjects: Track new point from button click in DockWindow

I am wondering if anyone might have a potential solution for a problem i'm encountering in ArcObjects. I am trying to track a screen location on the map. after a button is clicked in my DockWindow ...
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feature store get NullReferenceException error

I am trying to update a field value according to the selected OBJECTID. But get System.NullReferenceException error. Don't know what's wrong with the code. My code is as follows: pActiveView ...
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Arcmap Refresh Button

I am working with ArcMap and C#. In the bottom left hand corner, there is a menu where you can toggle between Data view and Layout View, a Pause button, and a refresh button. I have created an Add-in ...
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ArcObjects .NET - How to close/release FeatureClass, Workspace, Factory

I have a long-running process. I want to prevent resource leaks or rogue database connections. At intervals during the process I want to do this: get an ArcSDE (Oracle) workspace factory open a ...
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Change layer properties

How can I edit name of lines of layer in ArcMap from Visual Studio C#? E.g., change STR_NAME = "Pushkin street" to STREET = "Pushkin street"?
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How to find if ArcMap raised error during edit session?

I have a class extended IExtension and inside this class I catch OnCreate, OnDelete and OnChanged and OnStopEditing events of Editor object of ArcMap. However I need to know if ArcMap has raised any ...
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Rotate map with dynamic display layer?

I am developing an application using the dynamic layer. However, I have trouble rotating the map (Not the same as rotating data frame by default). See more details: ...
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ArcGIS Python Add-In: Enable snapping for OnLine method?

I am working on a Python Add-In using ArcGIS 10.2.2 where the user can draw lines and the Add-In will add dimension annotation showing length for each segment of the line that is drawn. I can get ...
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Row.Value returns rounded SHAPE.area and SHAPE.len values

I have created a VB.Net Add-In, and am using IRow to get the value of fields in tables in ArcMap to use in a query. But I am encountering a problem when getting the values of the SHAPE.area and ...
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Check if tool is selected in ArcMap

How to check, if ArcMap custom tool is active? I have MyCustomTool and docWindow. docWindow opens when MyCustomTool is created. When I close docWindow and select another tool (hand - for example), ...
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arcobjects determine when attribute dialog window closed

In arcmap, I choose to "Display the attributes dialog before storing new features" in editor options for several layers. I intend to do further development upon user closing the attribute dialog ...
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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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AxTOCControl - Using ArcMap context menu

Using Ax*Control's in a custom dialog that runs within ArcMap. When I right-click on a feature layer in the AxTOCControl, and go to display the context menu, is it possible to display and make ...
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Layer cannot be found

public Int32 GetIndexNumberFromLayerName(String layerName) { IMxDocument doc = ArcMap.Application.Document as IMxDocument; IActiveView activeView = doc.ActiveView; ...
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Checking Annotation overlap with other features using ArcObjects?

I want to check annotation features overlap with any other feature and also have to give other overlapped feature list....please tell any method for this? Now i am using buffer around selected ...
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How to insert “Topo North Arrow” using ArcObject

Does anyone know how to insert "Topo NorthArrow" using ArcObject C# SDK? There is no example or snippet. I am not sure if it is even available through SDK. Thanks in advance.
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Concurrency and lock challenge in Nonversioned editing in ArcMap

I use a non version SQLServer geodatabse with geometry type for spatial data storing.To do so,I have registered all layers in SDE repository and geodatabase and ArcMap shows all layers and edit them ...
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Restrict attribute value in ArcObjects

Is there a way in ArcObjects to restrict attribute value when user modifies it. Let's say for integer value between 0-10 or for string : no/yes?
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Preventing Export Layer by user via ArcObjects?

In my project, I am using a Geodatabase (SQL Server) to store feature classes. I want to prevent users (who do not have permission to access or edit) exporting layers into shapefile or other ...
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Call attribute window with ArcObjects C#

I want to programatically call AttributeWindow using C# ARCGIS SDK. UID uidDockWin = new UIDClass(); uidDockWin.Value = "esriEditor.CreateFeatureDockWin"; dockWindow = ...
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Using ListTransformations function in ArcObjects, C# and ArcGIS Engine?

I need to call arcpy.ListTransformations function in C#. I have to pass 2 spatial References (ISpatialReference objects, I guess) and an envelope(IEnvelope object) to this function. This function ...
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Is there a way to call the “Select By Location” dialog box and gain access to the parameters

In an application that I am developing using VB.Net with ArcObjects 9.3, I am trying to display the "Select By Location" dialog box in my code. I know that I can call it directly using the UID ...
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How to save .mxd programatically?

How do I save a .mxd programatically? The project is never saved and on button-click, I want to save the project. I use SaveFileDialog to get the filepath and then use the following: IMapDocument ...
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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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Importing Bing Maps into application using ArcGIS Engine?

I'd like to create an application using ArcGIS Engine 10. I want to import Bing Maps into my application as base map. I surf the internet but couldn't find any tools or API to import these maps to ...
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Common custom toolbar for several different arcgis desktop addins using C#

Suppose, I have two arcgis desktop add ins C1Addin and C2Addin developed in c# with the following components: C1Addin: Button_1 C2Addin: Button_2 When the 1st addin which may be any of the two ...
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ArcObjects Memory Leak with IWorkspaceEdit?

I have ArcGIS 10.1 installed. I have created a function for copying all of the features from one shapefile to another using IFeatureBuffer, now every time the function when it is called, it takes ...
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Create a custom Identify dialog

How can I check if a point belongs to a polygon? I want to create a custom identify tool with edit option. I am using C# and ArcMap 10. My idea is to click on the polygon (building/park/etc) in ...