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Get Data for ArcPad extension and python

Is it possible to call the 'Get Data for ArcPad' extension using python? If so would someone be willing to share their code?
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check data from arcpad

I cannot check in data from arcpad. The reason is because in the arcpad the gdb file does not appear. Only the amp file apears and it is not recognized with the gdb file that is in ArcGIS. Is there a ...
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ArcPAD 10 default value for combo box?

Hi am trying to set a default value for a combobox to speed a highway survey. The default value doesnt work have tried various scripts but I cant get them to work. Thanks
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Is there a way to hide certain values in a layer on ArcPad 10.0?

My organization uses Arcpad 10 on a trimble nomad. We have many data points in an environmental survey layer, but I would like to only display points from the last two years on Arcpad to help add ...
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ArcPad custom edit form validation behaviour

I have a custom ArcPad form, which includes the geography tab. Users use this tab to update coordinates using the GPS. When user press OK in the edit form, I want to first check that they have not ...
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Not able to close custom edit form in ArcPad 10.2.2 using ok button

Summary of problem: I have problem with ArcPad in that the "ok" button on my custom edit forms is unresponsive when I am trying to add a new feature. Project set-up: I am using ArcMap 9.3.1 and ...
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Get data for ArcPad validation error on unfulfilled relationships

I have a file GDB with a handful of feature classes that have related tables that I am trying to check out to an AXF. I can check out an empty database just fine, no errors reported upon validation. ...
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Is it possible to append the same type of shape file captured on two different Trimble Juno 3b's with ArcPad 10?

I will soon have access to two Trimble Juno 3b's which will both have ArcPad 10. I have done some practice with one Juno 3b and I am very confident with my ability to use them. All I need to know is ...
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Editing using AXF file

I have problem editing data in ArcPad because of the limitation of software. Can you help me? My client wants to do editing in ArcPad but because of the limitation, I am trying to find a solution to ...
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Dealing With ArcPad and Geodatabase Domains

I created a polygon feature class through a file geodatabase. In the geodatabase i created domains and gave them drop downs. When i go to create a feature class in editor in ArcGIS, in the attribute i ...
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ArcPad Checkout from python command line

I have been developing a script to automate my ArcPad checkin/checkout processes. My problem is that I am having trouble getting arcpy to recognize the ArcPad tools from the command line. From the ...
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Adding a map service in ArcPad 10.2.1 leads to error “ HTTP error 400”

Despite the fact that I have followed the three rules in order to read an map service in ArcPad 10.2.1 The map service must use the Web Mercator projection. You must create a map cache on ...
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Why won't ArcGIS Desktop create *.apm file (for ArcPad) on one particular laptop?

I am working on a project where I need to create apm files for data input on Trimble Nomads in the field. I am working with ArcGIS 10.2 and ArcPad 10.2. I have the same exact versions on both my ...
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How do I activate a toolbar in ArcPad?

I would like a user to select from a form a particular thing to measure, and for the form to close and show the Draw toolbar as the toolbar currently focused. My current code is (when a button is ...
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Filter shapefile layer in ArcPad 10.2

I have an ArcPad project that uses several Shapefile layers. How can I filter the features in one of those layers? According to my searches, I can only filter if it is an AXF layer. I'm happy to ...
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ArcPad Fill Northing, Easting, Elevation

How do you get ArcPad to fill out the fields for Northing, Easting and Elevation of a point that was created/measured using the GPS on a handheld unit? The fields for are part of the geodatabase but ...
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Auto populate a field with last entry in ArcPAD

Am trying to auto fill a field with the previous entry in this example it is road name. I have searched fairly extensively but the best I found was here: ...
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ArcPad 10 dependent fields

Am trying to create an ArcPAD project when one entry with a specific value eg. Lampost creates a mandatory field entry for material of the lampost. Thanks
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Adding button to Arcpad form

I am trying to add a button to an Arcpad form that sets the values to Cereal and Corn. This is as far as I have gotten and I am stuck. Any help would be appreciated! EDIT: I Made apl that has a form. ...
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ArcPad GPS Data Captured misaligned

Data captured using ArcPad 10 is not displaying properly. The .shp file created in arcpad is diplaying a NAD 83 Zone 17 projection. From what I've been reading, the datum for GPS is usually in WGS ...
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Auto filling a form in arcpad

I am looking to figure out how to auto-fill a custom form at the click of a button. Basically i have a toolbar where if I click the button and a point on the map a form pops up and gives me a bunch of ...
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Custom ArcPad toolbar button

I am trying to re-create something like the quick capture tool set already provided on arcpad, so it will allow me to capture points on the field easier. I have it currently where a form pops up and ...
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How to connect to an ArcGIS Server cached map service with ArcPad 10.2.x

We know that @ 10.2 the ability for ArcPad to connect to ArcGIS server is included functionality not needing the ArcPad Extension for ArcGIS Server. ArcPad 10.2.1 (?) and greater support connecting to ...
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Setting up ArcPad applet (Python) that calls arcgisscripting?

I've been asked to support a legacy script that was "made" (read: found) by a former coworker. My python skills are pretty basic, so I went right to installing the applet like I would for a VBS ...
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ArcMap “Could not open the specified file”

Has anyone ever encountered this message? I am getting this when I try to open certain shapefiles. I am working on a problem that generates shapefiles from spreadsheets using ThinkGeo's .NET tools. ...
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How do I create a new layer in an ArcPad Map that's a buffer from another layer?

I'm editing code that someone else wrote for an plant species management database. Currently, you have to be holding the GPS receiver inside of the polygon for it to automatically find the previous ...
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Updating an ArcPad Server Extension publication

If you have succesfully created a publication (axf file) that syncs between the server and multiple users, what happens if somebody wants to change the publication data, e.g. add some new fields ? ...
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Arcpad 10…using sql with VBScript

I am trying to get a count of related records (Tableform) in order to validate Editform entry (using VBS). Any help getting myCount? I Know there are some syntax issues here, but is this even ...
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ArcPad 10: Accessing the Geography information of a feature through ArcPad Studio (VB Script)

I am trying to access the geography feature property of a feature being edited. I need to do it programatically (in order to auto populate a field using the geography) using VB Script. I cannot seem ...
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ArcPad Jscript ThisEvent.Object, autofill form with multiple pages

I have a script that I'm trying to use to autofill the controls of an ArcPad form with controls on multiple pages. The 'autofill()' function is referenced in the form's onload event and I would like ...
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Designing ArcPad Quickforms to Collect Biological Data?

I am trying to design a Quickform in ArcPad 10.2 to enable efficient capture of biological survey information in the field on a Trimble Juno 3D. I am currently investigating using the Form Creation ...
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ArcPad VBscript restrict layer editing

I am attempting to restrict editing on certain layers based on the user log in. Dim objLyr1 Dim objLyr2 Dim objLyr3 Set objLyr1 = Map.Layers("PatchPanel") Set objLyr2 = Map.Layers("wHydrant") Set ...
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Why can't I checkout points from FGDB?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 with ArcPad 10.0. I am trying to learn how to use the check-out and check-in functionality with a file geodatabase. The database I'm has 13 feature classes in it, most of which ...
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Can I Open and edit a point shape file from another point shape file

My question is, If out in the field gathering points in one shape file with its own attribute table is it possible to create a form that will allow you to gather a point with a different attribute ...
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Can Geodatabase files from ArcMap be imported and used in Qgis?

I'm looking into Qgis and am doing some tests, but one thing I need to be able to do is use geodatabase files from ArcMap and ArcPad. Is that something that can be done and with relative ease? I ...
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How to query a data table embedded in ArcPad AXF file package using VBscript?

I would like to ask for some help on writing some VBscript (Supported in ArcPad) in a user form Command Button where the user activated the form with a unique feature ID(hence named COA_ID) already ...
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Storing Photos in layer in ArcPad 10.2

I am using ArcPad 10.2 to do some field data collection. On of the functions I would like to be able to do is associate a photo (taken in the field with the built in camera) to an existing point ...
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ArcPad APL - enforcing unique values

At my work we use ArcPad to collect inspection point data. One of the fields is SITEID that is manually entered by a staff member (its a combination of their initials and a number (eg ST01). I would ...
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Can ArcGIS Desktop or ArcPad use the Windows Location Provider?

Are there any plans for ArcGIS Desktop or ArcMap to get the GPS Coordinates via the 'Windows Location Provider' in Windows 7/8 instead of reading a virtual com port?
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Arcpad checkout to an area

I would like to check out data from an SDE database but for performance sake, i prefer to delete all features outside of my survey area. i've tried to copy features in area from sde to a file GDB ...
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Automate end-snap of lines mid-way between nodes?

I have a polyline feature class of field-collected (Trimble GeoXT with ArcPad10) stream segments. For whatever reason (still troubleshooting why), my employee returned from the field and the majority ...
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How to calculate surface area of highland region using DEM with ArcGIS (ArcEditor)? [duplicate]

Am shyaka from Rwanda. I use GIS tools and have all required data to perform or calculate surface area from the polygons that have been given by GPS (Trimble) with ArcPad 8. I originate from a high ...
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Assign global variable to field in related table

I'm able to get ESRI's ArcPad Login Form to assign a global variable to a field in the EDITFORM for Page1, but I actually want it to assign to a field in a related table (TABLEFORM), using an onload ...
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Anyone have recommendations on data collection system for bird point counts?

We will be conducting point counts this spring and summer, and would like to move away from paper data entry forms (yeah, I know). I have spent a little time exploring ArcPad (10), there are ...
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ArcPad Raster Not Displaying Correctly?

I have a hillshade that I would like to use as a background in an ArcPad 10 map. I get everything set how I want in in ArcMap and when I export the map to use on my Trimble the hillshade doesn't show ...
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ArcPAD 10 backup shp files?

Is there an automatic backup script for ArcPAD 10 when you are out in the field?
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How to print from arcpad without buying more Esri sofware?

I am running ArcPad 10 in windows 7 on a laptop and on a field unit consisting of an Ashtech MobileMapper 10 as a PDA talking to an SXBlue GPS. This system provides the real time half meter (without ...
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Removing additional symbols on single points in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have problems with a point data layer in ArcGIS (9.3). An additional symbol has appeared on some of the points within the layer which were recently created and checked-in from ArcPad. This ...
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ArcPad get vbs script location

Within arcpad (edit form) I want to get the current location of the vbs script running. This simple vbs script outside of arcpad works fine. wscript.echo " " + Wscript.ScriptFullName However, when ...
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Way to script customization for ArcPad AXF file?

I have an ArcPad AXF file, created from a geodatabase. I've opened the AXF in ArcPad Studio and created some a custom edit form. It's all great. But if the original geodatabase ever gets destroyed ...