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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Strange Behavior for TOCControl PopupMenu

The sample "TOCControlContextMenu" demonstrates how to display a context menu from the AxTOCControl. When I run this sample and right-click on the TOC control the context menu pops up and remains ...
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Problems with Multipatches

I have some polygonal features that have minimum and maximum z values. I'm trying to calculate the difference between a fixed extruded polygons and the sum of extruded related polygons. Here's how I'...
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Compound Key to Relationship

If tableField = "Process ID" and layerField = "PID" then this works: IRelationshipClass relationshipClass = memoryRelationshipFactory.Open( "Join", table as IObjectClass, tableField, ...
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Change the symbol for a single feature in ArcObjects?

Is it possible to change the symbol for a single feature in ArcObjects? If so how? I know it's possible to setup the map symbology for different field values of a feature class, but I'd like to ...
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Intersecting with Geodatabase.ISpatialFilter - no results

I'm trying to intersect two layers and get resulting features with the following code I've written: ESRI.ArcGIS.Geodatabase.ISpatialFilter spatialFilter = new ESRI.ArcGIS.Geodatabase....
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How to get SplineWithBarriers to work in C#

I have been having fits trying to get SplineWithBarriers to work but to no avail. My environment: Windows 7 64 bit Visual Studio 2010 Team Edition ArcMap Release Version 10.0 Product Version: 10.0.2....
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Problem with editing representation

How we can edit the representation of a layer programmatically in DotNet ? ''Representations allow you to customize the appearance of features by storing symbol information with the feature geometry ...
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Assign Custom Band Combination To Image Catalogs In ArcGIS

I have an image catalog composed of 4 band rasters. I would like to use the same image catalog, and set custom renderers for a true color and false color combination and save each of those catalogs ...
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Arcobjects - Properties Grid

Does anybody know a way, in VBA, to change the grid interval? For example: if my layout´s scale is 1:2000, my grid will have 200 meters interval and my layout´s scale is 1:5000, my grid will have 500 ...
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Spatial Reference and Area/Length Attributes relationship

I currently allow users to add a shape file in. From the shape file, allow the user to generate a new layer base on the polygons from the shape file's polygon they imported. Generating the new ...
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ArcObjects: How to make non-feature-linked annotation features with a simple line callout that remains functional?

I would like to make simple line callout annotation that is not feature-linked but remains functional when it is manually moved, i.e. the anchor point remains on the feature while the text moves. I ...
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topology rules for structuring topology data to get line feature as topoparent in topology graph

i Created topology graph of a polygon feature and i copied geometry of topology edges into line feature class,and topology nodes into point feature class i created topology layer containing ...
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ArcObjects: How to get the size of the formatted text part only of a TextElement whose text contains formatting tags?

I'm working in ArcGIS 10.0 and Python 2.6.5. I have a string, say 'mMx', that I want to enter into a TextElement (in the data view). The lowercase letters are to be substituted with a graphical ...
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Binding IActiveViewEvents::ItemReordered to method in my ATL class?

How I can wire this event to my method? I have an ATL class and I need to know when a layer added to map object so that I can update my list of layers in this class.My class implements IExtension and ...
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Checking numeric values in a field and then grouping it out in the where clause

Building a desktop application using C#.net and arcobjects. I'm trying to retrieve records from a shape file using IQueryFilter. Having trouble writing the where clause in my scenario. The scenario ...
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Export topology tables to txt files using ArcObjects, generating directed graph, and finding intersections

I want to export topology tables to text files: for points: 1 id x y for lines: line id fompoint.x from point.y topoint.x topoint.y for polygons: id line id 1, line id 2... 2 arc ...
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AddData tool stop working after Interoperability connection has been used?

Bug in ArcGIS Engine? Has anyone seen this behavior? We get an exception from our ArcGIS Engine test projects after we had been testing the Interoperability connection in ArcEditor. We had to enable ...
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Where can I get UnitedStates.gdb file

I am doing this tutorial http://help.arcgis.com/en/sdk/10.0/arcobjects_net/conceptualhelp/index.html#/How_to_geocode_a_single_address/00010000038r000000/ but it requires the following file: ...
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Unselecting Individual Selected Features using ArcObjects?

In my Add-In built using .NET ArcObjects/C# with Arc 10.0 I would like to be able to programmatically unselect a subset of all selected features gathered through a reference to FocusMap....
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How to remove a feature class or table from the TOC? C#

This seems like a really simple process or snippet of code but the only thing I can find is the ClearLayers() method to clear all of the layers from the TOC. Basically what I want to achieve is to ...
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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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Problem with deploying addin

I have made a Button addin for ArcMap in Visual Studio 2010, but I don't know how to deploy it. I tried debugging it from ArcMap but nothing happens.
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Safely replacing ArcSDE feature classes using transactions in ArcObjects?

I am using C#, ArcGIS Server 10, MS-SQL Server 2008, and I want to replace an ArcGIS SDE feature class inside of a transaction. After the deletion of the feature class, I have to create a new one with ...
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Adds ArcGIS controls in the Visual Studio Toolbox window for dragging and dropping into a design view surface

I want to drag and drop MapControl into a design view, but I have an error: System.Runtime.InteropeServices.COMException(0x80040154):Classe non enregistrée (Exception from HRESULT:80040154(...
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links to code samples

Newbie in arcobjects. Would like to expedite the learning process by looking at existing code samples. Please paste links which would provide code samples for common tasks. Thanks
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vb.net arcobjects determine 'create features' on which layer

When I create new feature in editing session, I need to determine the new created feature is in which layer because after that have further more action on the layer. I wonder can this be done in vb....
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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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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. ESRI....
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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 (Spring....
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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 = ...