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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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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How to list all of feature class in SDE?

I am getting a problem: my SDE contains some feature classes, but after using the statement: var namesEnum = workspace.DatasetNames[esriDatasetType.esriDTFeatureClass]; var tempName = ...
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Unknown coordinate system warning when programmatically adding layer

I have another interesting question for you. I have data with unknown coordinate system. When I add this data using a standard tool(File->Add Data) in ArcMap, a warning dialog appears. It looks like: ...
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Warning References to embedded interop assembly in arcobject.net

I am including arcobject.net in vb.net project, but i am plagued with following warning. A reference was created to embedded interop assembly 'ESRI.ARCGIS.Geodatabse' because of an indirect reference ...
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Can I avoid decimal conversion calling CostDistance

Our client asked us to incorporate blockages and delays for movement of boats and ships on the local waterways. In our one process we are creating polygons of the distance a boat can move at top ...
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Why do I get a “. not nullable field error” when attempting to split a feature?

I'm trying to split feature, by point, into 2 new features. var pFeatureEdit = lineToSplit.Feature as IFeatureEdit; var set = pFeatureEdit.Split(point); When this feature has configured ...
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How to change Map Scale programmaticaly in C# WinForm Project

I have created form with axMapControl and comboBox with values of possible scales (e.g. 1:1 000 000, 1: 500 000, etc). How can I change current map scale programmaticaly by using value from ...
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How to get a list of map scales programmatically in ArcMap?

I need to get all map scales, which are shown in the ArcMap scalebar. I need list of value, something like: 1:1500 1:3000 1:6000 1:12000 1:24000 1:50000 1:100000 Does anyone know how to get it?
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Sort Grid binded to ArcDataBinding.TableWrapper in ArcObjects 10.1

I have a Datagridview which is binded to a ArcDataBinding.TableWrapper. So, I want it to be sorted when ColumnHeader is clicked. I tried to do the following on Click event: ...
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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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How to simplify a self intersected / self overlapped polyline using ArcObjects?

I have a self intersected polyline, how can I break it into 5 records stored in the same table using arcobjects? (splited by vertices and the intersection point) Here is what I have got and it ...
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Is it possible to learn ArcObjects without VB?

I have some text in arcmap active view and I need to Change the font face as the licence does not cover the font type. I am using python script for Automation but arcpy can not select the text ...
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Problem after buffer is created in arcobject.net?

I have arcmap10.1. and arcobject10.1 .net. I have created a single buffer successfully and it also display in axtoccontrol but the axmapcontrol display that buffer on upper side off all layer so ...
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ArcEngine BaseTool derived classes stops receiving OnKeyDown messages

I have two BaseTool derived classes in a custom ArcEngine application. Both tools do the same thing: start a INewBezierCurveFeedback on a first mouse click and then stop it and return the resulting ...
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How to programmatically Summarize an ITable?

Is there a way in ArcMap plugin to make Summarize-function like functionality programmatically? There is a feature layer, lets say Building, And it has fields like OID, FloorNumber, Color, Height ...
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Managing Data Driven Pages with ArcObjects

I can't find any resources on managing Data Driven Pages with ArcObjects. E.g.: is it possible to use ArcObjects (.NET) for the following tasks: Check if the current map document has enabled Data ...
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How to compute surface of raster or any point using ARCGIS?

I have a raster image whose values are a digital elevation model of terrain. I need to know the surface type (topographic characterization) of particular points along transects of this DEM. How to ...
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How to programmatically Pause the drawing of the Map?

In ArcMap, there is a button to Pause the map's drawing. How do I programmatically call it from ArcObjects Code, before and after my heavy code runs?
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How to make a custom properties dialog for a custom text background

I'm developing a custom text background in ArcObjects like in this example. I would like to know if it is possible to make a custom properties dialog to set up parameters of this text background. It ...
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How can I get the map data frame fill the page layout (ArcObjects java)

I need to export a map for several extents (typically states or regions of a country) to PDF. I have a MXD document that I open in an ArcObject console program.I manage to set the PageLayout to A2 ...
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How to take 2 points from One featureClass, create a line between those points, and add the line to a new featureClass (aka Shape File)?

I'm a total noob/beginner in ArcObjects. I'm coding in C#. I want to extract 2 points from a given featureClass, create a straight line between those 2 points, create a new feature class and add ...
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IColor reporting BGR rather than RGB

I've created a single point in ArcMap 10.1 SP1, and set it's color (SimpleMarkerSymbol) to Red = 16, Green = 0, and Blue = 255, or 1000FF in hex. I saved that as a layer package, and opened it back ...
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GPS tracking in ArcGIS Engine application

Is there an ArcGIS api for ArcObjects /.Net that I can use to build a function in an ArcGIS Engine 10 application that allows me to track a GPS signal and display the movement plus lets me export and ...
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ArcObjects: how do I resize an IComboBox when the contents changes?

In ArcScene: I have implemented an IComboBox where the content changes: void MyComboBox::updateComboBox() { std::vector<CComBSTR> comboBoxItems; getComboBoxItems(comboBoxItems); long ...
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Set available orientation to toobar in ArcMap using ArcObjects

We are creating a very huge extension for ArcMap and in the process, we have created a lot of new custom toolbars. These toolbars contains both buttons and custom controls. These custom controls can ...
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mapcontrol not reflected when i split polygon with polyline?

I have created a split tool which will create polyline and based on this line i want to divide that polygon into two separate polygons. i have write below code it will create left side and right side ...
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ArcObjects: How to remove a custom layer?

How is a custom layer supposed to be destructed? I have a custom layer that implements drawing by overriding IActiveViewEvents::AfterDraw. The problem is that sometimes when the custom layer is ...
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How to get the current map from a geoprocessing tool execute function?

I'm making a geoprocessing tool with the ArcObjects SDK Java 10.2. I need to modify labeling colors of a layer of the current map. Is it possible from the execute function to access the map currently ...
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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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Change the Name,Tooltip of builtin Commands

When I change the name of a builtin command using the following code, I get the error, "this method cannot run on builtin commands". ICommandItem BuiltinCMD = ...
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adding custom tools to a toolbar

I have created 3 custom tools, using vb.net, to run in ArcGIS. They all runs fine.They are inside a same project, in three different tool classes . Now i want them all to be added in a single toolbar, ...
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How to cut polygon or split polygon using polyline and ArcObjects?

I have ArcMap10.1 and ArcObject.net. i have created tool and on mouse down event i write some code I tried it using topologicalOperator4.Cut2(newPolyline) but i get error "A polygon cut operation ...
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Looping through nested IGraphicsContainer

I'm looping through the IElement objects in an IGraphicsContainer and need to get the properties of another IElement by name. I thought I could write a getElementByName function to loop through an ...
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Mysterious Data loss after compressing SDE database

I suffer sometimes from data loss in SDE database exactly after compressing database. i mean by data loss that some data remains in its prior state before edits, but this problem do not affect the ...
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On Mouse Up Event in ArcMap Add-In

Does anyone know how to wire up mouse events on a map document? I have found a bunch of example code on how to wire up Add-In tools, but the Add-in I'm creating is a button. It should be as easy as ...
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How to add multiple shapefiles with VB.Net

I have created a toolbar add in for arc with a button that opens a form with 3 selections that are shapefiles, once the shapefile is selected I click the Add Layer button. Currently I can only get one ...
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Does charactermarkersymbol work differently in linux?

I have just started working in GIS. i am trying to project an aeroplane glyph font (character index=111) using charactermarkersymbol but unable to do it in linux. I am getting the same spherical ...
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ArcObjects ExportMapImage modifies image extent

I am trying to extract a map image at a certain range. I am using IMxdServer's ExportMapImage method, documented here. Here is the relevant snippet of code: IMapDocumentPtr ...
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How to change a schema name within a MXD with ArcObject .NET?

I have a MXD file where all layers point to an Oracle Spatial database. Recently our DBA changed the schema name. So now my MXD file has broken links, each time I open it, all my layers have a ...
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ArcObjects edit/update ODBC Oracle table

Can an ODBC Oracle table attached by OLE within ArcMap be edited/updated by using ArcObjects? If so, what are the procedural steps for doing this? Are there code examples out there showing how to do ...
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ArcGIS Engine Map Control application

I am new to ArcGIS. I am trying to create a map control application but when I am adding my digitized map in map control it is only showing raster data (i.e. picture map) not the digitized features ...
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“ArcGIS encountered a serious application error” after Closing

i have developed my own add-in for arcmap 10.1 with VS2010. it works fine in my computer but not for other computers. i mean the program goes fine in everything but after closing Arcmap the error ...
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split polyline with point and add vertex on that point as well as reflect in attribute table?

I am new to ArcGIS. I am using the ArcObjects SDK and I couldn't understand how to: Add vertex to that clicked location as well Add attributes in that attribute table. Can someone suggest some ...
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Is there an existing library for converting ArcGIS Features to Json?

Is there an existing library for converting ArcGIS IFeature types to and from Json/GeoJson?
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How can I deserialize json to create an IRecordset?

I've got a Silverlight client that serializes a FeatureSet and sends to an SOE. I'd like for the SOE to deserialize the json into an IRecordSet. ESRI.ArcGIS.SOESupport.Conversion has a method for ...
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Change layer border in arcmap through arcobject [duplicate]

I wish to change the border of layer in arcmap through arcobject vb.net program .Through my program i have added layer to arcmap now i want to change its property .Can anyone please tell me where to ...
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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 learn basics of ArcObjects? [duplicate]

I wish to start learning ArcObjects and I have some basic knowledge in .NET. I am looking for materials (books, e-books) to start learning it and have heard about "Getting To Know ArcObjects" by ...
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ArcObjects 10.1 Error: No such interface supported (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80004002 (E_NOINTERFACE))

I am trying to execute the below sample code Copying or loading data while preserving GlobalID values from ArcObjects 10.1 help. I am creating IWorkspace from FileGDB-Path using ...
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How to make a freehand polyline option from drawing toolbar enabled throughout in arcmap

Following code selects freehand polyline as default draw tool on first go: final ICommandBars commandBars = app.getDocument().getCommandBars(); final UID windowId = new UID(); ...