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ArcPad Autopopulate II [duplicate]

I’m still trying to capture data from a separate source to auto-populate a field in a point layer in ArcPad. The name of the point layer is GPS. I am trying to retrieve the “SITUS” address from a ...
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Using QGIS like ArcPad to average coordinates from GPS reading for point feature?

I have been able to sync my SXBlue GPS receiver to my tablet with QGIS via the GPS Information Window / bluetooth. I can view our coordinates, PDOP, etc and want to create a point shapefile that ...
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Autopopulating point combobox using ArcPad?

Using ArcPad, I am capturing points that reside on a number of polygons with different asset IDs. How can I automatically populate one of the point’s comboboxes with the asset ID of whatever polygon ...
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Seeking open source software for post-processing > Utility mapping? [closed]

I am using Mobile Mapper 10 with MobileMapper Field 4.7 Mapping software more mapping of underground,cables and pipes as well as various point features. The standard accuracy is 2m, I need compatible ...
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Where to set the Bing Map Key in NMF file?

Where do I have to set the Bing Map Key in my NMF file? At ArcPad 10.2, the ability to browse for Bing Map services in the Add Data from Server dialog box was removed. The Bing Map NMF files are ...
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Altering old AXF before importing back into ArcSDE?

When we exported an AXF, the editable layer had all its fields turned on. When we bring it back in, months later, even if a field wasn't set up for editing outside the office, the values in the field ...
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Accessing layer properties with arcpy

I have a process that I'm trying to streamline. On a regular basis I have to produce ArcPad base maps for low end GPS units. The area that I need to cover is very large (ca. 7 million acres). I've ...
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Does the Trimble GeoXT 2008 (3000 series) work with ArcPad 10?

I've been looking around and I've found some info on the 6000 series...however, nothing much on the 3000 series. My main concern is the firmware on the GeoXT 3000 is not compatible with the ArcPad 10....
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Associating Photo to Feature ID in ArcPad

I'm trying to associate a photo to a feature in ArcPad. Currently I have three photo fields for my feature layer, titled "Poles". Essentially, I have field technicians taking three different photos ...
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Adding buffer to tracklog in real-time in ArcPad?

Hardware: Trimble Juno T41/5 Software: ArcPad 10.2 I am looking for a method or plugin for ArcPad that will help with spraying for noxious weed control, specifically a way to add a "boom width" ...
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Trimble Nomad and ArcPad gwes.exe Error

On my Trimble Nomad, I have ArcPad 8 and windows mobile 8. The handheld has been working great up until recently. The machine has been very choppy and slow and when I go to add a point or really do ...
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ArcPad 10 - VBScript Error 800A0046 [closed]

A colleague asked me to install ArcPad 10 on his Trimble JUNO 3B. He runs an application with scripts that produce messages when the GPS is turned off. The script works fine on his Trimble Nomad - ...
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ArcPad 10.2 Command bar & Quick Access Menu

I am interested in making the Quick Access menu and Command Bar not available/visible for my users. The Quick Access Menu is prompted by the little icon on the bottom right of the tab bar seen here: ...
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Capturing GPS coords in EXIF header for JPEGs with ArcPad ImageBox control?

Problem with capturing GPS locations in EXIF header for JPEG photo using Esri's ArcPad and its ImageBox control. I have customized forms for ArcPad. I have added three ImageBox controls to a form ...
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SPOT6 image does not display correctly in arcpad

I am using ArcPad Data Manager from Arcmap 10.3 to export SPOT6 image to .apm file for Arcpad, and using it for field work, I exported it as background TIFF, the projection I used is :...
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How to supress 'Start With' Menu in ArcPad 10.2?

I am fairly new to ArcPad in general and I am attempting to suppress the start with menu as seen in the attached photo. I have a script that is called in the event: onstartup, that loads the .APM I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Using one-to-many relationship classe/tabl in ArcGIS Desktop for monitoring?

I have a water source feature class in my geodatabase that stores point locations and other non-changing information. I want to monitor these water sources year after year and keep track of the data ...