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“XY to Line” not converting all 58,000 records

I have a dbf (and xls) that contains ~58,000 records of latitude and longitude for both start and end points. I would like to connect each XY coordinate pair using the XY to Line tool found inside the ...
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Adding Descriptions to custom ArcToolbox 9.3.1

I looked http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgiSDEsktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=Setting_script_tool_parameters and couldn't find how to add Descriptions for each parameter in the script tool. I see how to add ...
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How to create a checkbox parameter in a ArcGIS custom Python tool?

I am working on creating an ArcGIS tool from a Python script I am writing. I am wondering if it is possible to have a checkbox parameter. Basically what I want to do is have a parameter where the ...
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How to create sidebar help information for custom arcgis script tools?

I have been creating custom gis tools with python via the arcpy module. I can set up the tool successfully with parameters and all, but I cannot figure out how to create help text that shows up on ...
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Return results to user of python script from ArcToolbox : EDIT 9.3

I have a script in a custom toolbox which sums the values in a given field. After the user indicates which field (currently I have them typing it in but would love to know how to get the ArcToolbox ...
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Programmatically adding custom GP tool to a toolbox

I'm having issues add a custom GP tool to my toolbox programmatically using c#. The tool gets added to my toolbox OK but then when I try to open it it fails adding a red cross to the tool and ...
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ArcToolbox 9.3 converted to ArcToolbox 10 and now won't work in ArcMap 9.3

I added a custom toolbox created for 9.3.1 to a ArcGIS Desktop 10 ArcMap. Now it seemed to have disappeared. I can't add it to ArcMap 9.3.1. Is there a way to convert it back if that is even the ...
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How to execute gp.execute ArcSDE tool in C#

So I created an ArcGIS 10 toolbox in ArcSDE and added a tool to it. There are enough examples out there on how to execute a tool.tbx that resides outside SDE or GeoDB. But in C#, how do you use ...
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ArcGIS Select Tool: Do Not Create Empty Feature Class

I am creating an ArcGIS Model that imports a number of Bentley .dgn files to a geodatabase. My workflow involves: Running the CAD to Geodatabase Tool, which brings all the drawing features into a ...
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Running ArcGIS 10.0 Under Virtualenv

I am working on a Python package that has a mixture of command line tools and ArcToolbox tools. For Python development it is really useful to use VirtualEnv, especially when working with installers. ...
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Table to Table script fails when copying to SDE

Since TBL2SDE no longer exists (we're running a 64-bit server and ArcGIS 10 doesn't include that executable on a 64-bit installation) I've been using the Table to Table script in ArcToolbox to copy ...
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Applying version control to ArcGIS Models

Version control is an indispensible tool for software development, allowing one to reliably and cleanly step back in time to the last time X did it's job exactly right, or to see what changed between ...
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Lock overlay on Custom Geoprocessing Tools

How do you get rid of the "lock" icon overlay on a custom geoprocessing tool in ArcToolbox? This seems to appear even with the ESRI Sample Projects.
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Toolbox tool - IGPParameterEdit3 to browse for file

I'm trying to implement a custom Toolbox tool in ArcGIS, and am trying to setup a custom GPParameter that will take a file type with a specific extension. I know that DEFileType is available and will ...
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Is it possible to open ModelBuilder SCREEN from .NET base command class?

I simply want to open the custom model's SCREEN (ModelBuilder) from .NET.