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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List items are replaced with new reference when adding in ArcObjects?

Based on the query i am getting some features in pFeatureCursor. I am adding that features into a List(IFeature). When iam iterating the pFeatureCursor and adding the values into pFeatureList all ...
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Null reference exception was unhandled by user code error from ArcObjects and c#?

I'm new in programming . i'd like to write a simple code that can create offset from a polyline . i wrote the below code but when run the code i encounter to the error " Null reference exception was ...
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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 can I delete an ITable?

I have created an ITable but I need to be able to delete it if it already exists. How can I delete an ITable? This is the code that I have so far which checks for an existing ITable. public static ...
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AddIn button/tool force Arcgis 10.2.2 to close

Issue : AddIn button/tool force Arcgis 10.2.2 to close. Development environment: Visual Studio 2013, .Net framework 4.5 (I tried with 4.0 also), Arcgis for desktop 10.3 Works fine on development ...
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Automate entire map production in ArcMap?

I am trying to gather some information on how to create maps based on an existing base map I have. The basemap has all the data loaded. So the user will enter data into a form and the would do a save ...
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ArcMap keeps crashing whilst using simple C# .NET addin

I honestly have no clue what is causing this. I want to have a message appear that tells me which layers are selected or not. Here is my code: using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using ...
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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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What are the effects of using Ifeature.Delete() on a feature within a feature class? [closed]

I call Delete() on a feature in a feature class, then I want to proceed to the next feature by using ICursor.NextRow() but this produces an error. The code is simple: EDIT: More code showing the ...
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Difference between 'point' and 'WKSpoint' in ArcGIS

I have to add 3-D points to make a polygon in ArcGIS using VB.NET. I have defined an IpointCollection and want to add points to this. I have options to add 'point' or 'pointcollection' or 'WKSpointz'. ...
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How to programatically modify the placement properties for labels

Does anyone know how to modify the location of a label programatically? I'd like to make the labels sit directly below the symbol!
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Query WMS GetFeatureInfo with known latitude and longitude

My issue is that normally, when you want to query a WMS layer, you need to pass width & height of a map, and x,y (in pixels) which describe a point on the map where user clicked. I want to do ...
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Get Coordinates of selected item on map using ArcGIS Engine

I have IFeatureSelection. Then select from it items by QueryFilter. How can i get coordinates of selected item? (If there are more then 1 object, then select first)? Selected item is Point in ...
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Is it possible to create Runtime content progamatically with ArcObjects

I'm exploring different options for creating an offline mobile application with Esri's technologies. The option that fits my needs the best is to use the ArcGIS Runtime SDK with offline maps created ...
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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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Creating Network Dataset programatically

I'm trying to code to create a network dataset using a single line feature class with minimal attributes I'm looking for a nice tutorial which can guide me through the process.I have already looked at ...
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ArcGIS 10 export metadata to XML programmatically

I have some code that exports metadata from an iMetadata instance to a standalone XML file. This code uses the ExportXML type and the iMetadataExport interface (see below). Private Sub ...
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How to access and send coordinates from third party application to the current running instance of ArcMap?

I'm quiet new to ArcObjects and I need some help. My main issue is that I have an external WPF application (a video player exactly), and from that application I want to perform the following actions ...
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Is there any API in C# for Zooming selected feature?

I am new to ArcGIS and want to implement the Zoom to Selected Features functionality available in Selection menu option (Selection-> Zoom to Selected Features), using C# API. Is any API available in ...
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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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Reading geospatial properties of ArcGIS web services using C#?

I need to display the Geospatial properties of ArcGIS web-services (like service name, service type, description, copyright, etc.) which are available in the "ArcGIS Services Directory", in my C# ...
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getting scratch and current workspace ArcGIS10 using Java

I'm trying to get the scratch and current workspaces returned as path names (Strings) using java in ArcGIS10. however I can't seem to get anything returned. I'm guessing it's to do with accessing ...
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Change color of shape in Layer File

I currently have a layer file - in this case one of the United States. This layer contains a shape for each state so if I were to open the TOC Control and expand the "United States" I would see ...
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Accessing raster dataset's attribute table? [closed]

I need to loop through the rows in the raster attribute table and add a date for each row.
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Anyone have any ideas why this tiny code snippet throws a COM exception?

System.Object obj = Activator.CreateInstance(Type.GetTypeFromProgID("esriLocation.LocatorManager")); ILocatorManager2 locatorManager2 = obj as ILocatorManager2; ILocatorWorkspace locatorWorkspace = ...
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GDB file and USA Base Map.mxd not in the same directory ArcObjects

I am trying to open a address locator in ArcObjects by following this tutorial: ...
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Cannot run the Arc samples

When I try to compile I get Error 1 Cannot register assembly "C:\Users\Patrick\Desktop\DynamicBiking\CSharp\bin\Debug\DynamicBiking.dll" - access denied. Please make sure you're running the ...
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Unable to make “IDataStatistics:UniqueValues” work in .Net

I would like to use IDataStatistics:UniqueValues to iterate through a set of unique values. This worked flawlessly in VB6 and VBA but I am having a difficult time making it work in VS 2013, ArcGIS ...
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How to iterate through each vertex in a line?

I am working with ArcObjects in building functionality for a toolbar inside of ArcMap. Once I start an edit session, I use the tools to manually draw a line. I am trying to loop through this line get ...
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Is the ArcObjects SDK for .NET available with an ArcGIS for Home Use or free trial license?

I currently have a 6 month free trial of ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 that I got online with an authorization number from an Esri Press book and I've read that ArcObjects is bundled with the Desktop license ...
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Hardwire definition query on layers in mxd VB.net

I am creating a tool that applies definition query to certain layers of the mxd. The user clicks the button and it should hardwire the definition query into the layer. This is useful if there are many ...
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How can I set Changed flag in ArcMap using ArcObjects.NET?

In my task I changes representation geometry in selected features. When I edits something in ArcMap manually, question dialog about saving changes causes: Editor - Start editing Edit geometry Editor ...
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Any extention Open File Dialog

GetOpenFilename doesn't work in arcobjects VBA, so I have to use pGxDialog. Standard pGxDialog doesn't let to open any file I want, a few extentions are available only (shp, dxf, xls...). Maybe, I ...
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Capturing an event On Sketch Finish in ArcObjects

I am using IEditEvents_Event and IEditor. I invoked the GarciaUI_CreateNewFeatureTask and used: pID.Value = "esriEditor.SketchTool"; pCommandItem = pCommandBars.Find(pID); if (pCommandItem != null) { ...
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Get CostDistance IGeoDataset as raster in C# ArcObjects

I have a CostDistanceCode that works correctly. I cannot cast the IGeoDataset result into a raster. The last line returns a null raster. How can I resolve this? // Declare the output ...
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Determine whether table is registered in geodatabase with ArcObjects

In ArcCatalog we can register a table in the GeoDatabase using the tables context menu. Now i'm trying to find a way with ArcObjects, to detect whether an ITable is already registered, is this even ...
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How to fill combo box of a form with the map layers name

While writing the code for adding all the layers in arcmap into combobox of a form, I am getting the error: 'Bestaurents.frmRestaurentviewer' does not contain a definition for cmblayer and no ...
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C++ code and ArcGIS Button [closed]

I have some code in c++ that used gdal and process raster and create an output raster. I want to create a button in ArcGIS Desktop (using ArcObjects SDK 10.2 c#) and pass the raster layer to my c++ ...
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vb.net arcobjects - show fieldname

I try to show the field names (alias names) of a feature class. I found code snippet but I don't succeed to get it to run :( Can somebody tell me please what is wrong in the code? (System: Arcgis ...
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Update Feature records in ArcGIS 10

I have to update multiple feature records in ArcGIS through ArcObjects. Below is my code. It's running fine for first time but it's giving me error while it's going to run the queryfilter for ...
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How to add barriers and flag to geometric network through code

I'm developing an ArcMap add-in that will run a trace against a water main that the user has selected using the selection tool. The geometric network is already defined and I can run the trace by ...
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In Arcobjects, what is the difference between feature.shape and feature.ShapeCopy?

What is the difference between Feature.shape and Feature.ShapeCopy in ArcObjects. I am using Feature.shape could you please tell me difference?
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Track Map Events in ArcObjects Dockable-Window Addin

I'm building an Addin for ArcGIS 10.2 with c#. It is a dockable Window, that will host some controls for our custom export solution. I want to listen to Map-Move events of the main map ...
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Convert labels to Annotation addin crashes ArcMap

I am trying to write an ArcMap (10.3) Add-In in C# .NET that will convert labels to annotation. I have used a majority of the code from the relevant snippet on the ESRI resources website. When I run ...
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Parallel Computing error using GP tool in C#

I have been using ArcGIS Geoprocessor(GP) tool whenever possible even though it is like a black box in my ArcObject development. Most of my operations are involved with data processing, such as ...
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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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How to create a transparent buffer of a polyline?

I use vb.net arcobjects create a buffer around a polyline feature once it is selected. The problem is the buffer has a obvious colour. Since I have other functions on the selected feature, I cannot ...
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How to Create shapefile using Geometry field

I am working on ArcObjects. I want to create shapefile. I am very close to it but need some better alternative as I feel my solution may fall short in time when there are thousand of records. I have ...
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Find centroids of polyline and create point using Arcobject [closed]

I have one road feature class and one area feature class .What i have to do is i have to create a point at the centroids of the polylines of (road feature class) and find intersection of point with ...
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ITopologicalOperator simplify takes more time

The objective is to cut the polygon where the lines are intersect. The polygon has 183182 vertices and taking more time while using simply method so process time is increased very huge. Please suggest ...