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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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Reference control on Editform from tableform - ArcPad VBscripting

I'm developing an application to record water chemistry data along a profile from the surface of a lake, every 0.5, 1, 1.5 or 2m, down to the bottom of the lake. On the Edit form, the user will ...
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QGIS 2.2 - Opening ArcPad *.tif.aux *.tif.sdw *.tif.sid

I use QGIS 2.2 with Ubuntu Linux and with Windows 7. Under Win7 I can open the ArcPad data without problems. The browser find it and I can add this data in a layer. Under Ubuntu the browser cannot ...
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ArcPad autonaming photos with IMAGEBOX control does not name with set prefix and auto-numbering

In brief: Photo names generated by an IMABEGOX control are in format YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS but names via Picture tab are < MY_PREFIX_AutoincrementedNumber>. I want the former to be like the latter. ...
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Can I use ArcPad 10.2 on a Trimble GeoExplorer 6000 GeoXT without GPSCorrect or NMEA?

I was tasked today with setting up two GeoXTs today with ArcPad 10.2. Everything was going well until I tried to connect to GNSS and the errors erupted. I looked into it, and our GeoXT doesn't have ...
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Activate the Geography Page programatically in ArcPad 10

In ArcPad Studio, when you are working with the axf file of a feature layer, there is an attribute for labeled "geographypagevisible". This determines whether or not the geography page is visible on ...
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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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load table with data in ArcPad 10

I'm using ArcPad 10 and arcgis 10.1 I need to load a table with this information so that when lifting the geographic coordinate this information related to this coordinate taken with trimble gps ...
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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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expanding atributte window during typing in ArcPad

I want to customize my ArcPad and I need add one ability, which I cannot change: To expand (widen) atributte window during writting in ArcPad. It means, when I'm typing an atributte, when running out ...
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ArcPad checkout/in process, only selected features

I am working on developing a python toolbox to automate the steps required for checking data out and back into a file geodatabase. My question is what is the best way to limit the features checked ...
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How can I create a Style for ArcPad from another GIS as ESRI

I have a QGIS-Project with styles. Now I want to export this style to use in ArcPad... ArcPad needs an apl-file. Does somebody know how to convert the style from QGIS into a apl-file?
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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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ArcGIS - How to remove additional symbols on single points?

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 ...
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Python scripting for ArcPad Checkin

I can use ArcGIS Desktop model builder to leverage the ArcPad Check In Tool. When I run the model it executes successfully. When I export the model as python I get this code: import arcpy # Local ...
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export styles to ArcPad 10

i cannot export or add styles to Axf files, to style the Axf file in mobile device. Using the ArcPad Check out Tool from Python, i can save an AXF file without styles because i reference the feature ...
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cannot check in related tables in arcpad 10

I'm using ArcPad Data Manager (ArcMap 10) to check in data in axf file. I can check in feature layers, but I can't check in related tables and the feature class parent of the related tables. I have ...
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Add record in related table ArcPad

i have a layer form (named form_layer) containing a combobox and allows to add records into the related table, by showing a form of the related table (named form_table) When i try to add record ...
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ArcPad 10 Performance Tips

I've encountered some performance issues when developing in ArcPad 10. The first is the loading of the map file. It takes 1 minute with sample data, and once opened each form takes 1 to 2 sec to be ...
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create geometry in arcpad

i want to create a point geometry in ArcPad 10 VBScript, to make custom feature drawing. so i want create point geometry then record.shape = point or records.AddNew(point) i want to create ...
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Exported ArcMap crashes ArcPad 10

I'm a computer scientist, and not really familiar with all the terms related to GIS, please forgive me. I have been given an ArcMap project that consists, what I believe are raster layers, aligned ...