Modifying the default state of an application to suit a user's preferences or to address the unique requirements of a particular objective.

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How to create a QGIS Installer for Windows with GUI customization?

I'm trying to build a custom QGIS installer for Windows with a stripped down GUI. I customized the GUI using the customization function of QGis and saved it as a .ini file. The question now is: How ...
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How to create a custom data viewer on top of QGIS?

I was exploring the possibility of creating a simple Data Viewer based on QGIS. I would like to create an simple application that will open QGIS up with a limited set of tools & menus. QGIS would ...
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Display Feedback “Stutters” When Moving Features

I have a custom tool for moving features that implements IDisplayFeedback and geometry-specific CoClasses to show the user where they are moving the feature. IMovePolygonFeedback polygonFeedback; ...
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Creating universal ArcGIS 'Current tool' property?

I have a base tool class which handles 90% of my custom logic, but some tools need to set themselves as the current tool. The operations between ArcGIS Engine's IToolbarControl and ArcGIS Desktop's ...
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How to deploy a QGIS Python Standalone Application with minimum installation size?

I am trying to create a Standalone QGis Application using python. I was able to create the nice looking shapeviewer application by following the steps here. Now I would like to deploy this in ...
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Customizing right click (context) menu of selected feature using ArcPy?

I want to confirm whether arcpy can customize the right click menu of the selected feature, which means I want to remove the default items and add in my own item. The following pictures show what I ...
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How to customize QGIS for vehicle tracking?

I'm doing a project on vehicle tracking using GIS - for that I'm using the open source software package QuantumGIS (QGIS). I would like to know how to customise QGIS using the python console to edit ...
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Is it possible to publish a geoprocessing services that uses a custom gptool on ArcGIS Server 10?

I have developed a custom GP tool in C# which does a bunch of processing on a given layer. It works great in ArcMap on all machines that I have deployed it to. I created a model which uses this tool ...
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How do I disable the Add Spatial Database Connection function in ArcGis?

Is it possible to remove/disable the Add Spatial Database Connection and Add OLE DB Connection functionality from ArcMap and ArcCatalog? Ideally the end user could hit the Add Data button, and the ...
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Is it possible to have a locked TOC in QGIS

I would like to customize QGIS for a custom use case where the user will work with a very simple customized UI and will just digitize features in existing layers. Therefore the TOC should be locked, ...
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Zoom to Feature hotkey in ArcMap Table View

In ArcMap 10 table view, is there a way to set up a hotkey that when a feature is selected, pressing say "z" is equivalent to right-click-->Zoom To? I would like to be able to highlight a record and ...
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Is it necessary to use a third party service for serving this case?

I have been assigned a task to help build a mobile app, which only shows terrain view of map with a fixed (min/max) zoom level based on mobile phone position and moveable markers which are provided ...
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Is there an ArcGIS Pro Style Manager like ArcMap's?

Is there a way to manage all your styles within ArcGIS Pro? I tried looking under Symbology and Options but cannot seem to find a place to manage my custom styles so that I can reuse them in other ...
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I hid the QGIS Menu bar, how can I bring it back? [duplicate]

I was trying to save customization templates in QGIS 2.4 and have managed to hide the MENU bar. Now I cannot access Settings->Customization to switch it on again. I even un-installed and deleted ...
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Custom Tools not Saving in Toolbar on Startup/ Normal.mxt?

I am trying to save some tools that I have created into the default toolbar layout that is present when ArcMap 10.1 is launched. It is possible to change the arrangement of toolbars, add new ones and ...
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ArcMap does not “remember” linked custom .style files

I have a two sets of custom .style files that I would like to have ArcMap load every time I open the program. (Ex: the thematic color ramps from Color Brewer.) It's a small thing but I don't want to ...
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Custom OSM, styling points

I have my own OSM file, which is created by some application which I written. You can see some of nodes in my OSM file bottom of the post. I want to fill +/-0.0001 latitude, +/-0.0001 longitude ...
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Saving VBA customization to a Normal.mxt problem

I have experienced problems with saving VBA customization to a Normal.mxt document within ArcGIS 10. I have a set of VBA macros developed originally within 9.3 version of ArcGIS that reside in a ...
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Is it possible to hide icons in the QGIS print composer?

Is it possible to hide icons in the QGIS print composer? I have used the Customization page in QGIS to create an ini file to simplify the QGIS interface for my users, but I can't see how to do the ...
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Custom Symbols are too small in KMZ File from ArcMap

We are working with the local Police department on an iOS and Android app which will have an embedded Google map showing crime data from the past month. This map is generated via a .KMZ file exported ...
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Not getting all decimal places when converting numbers to string (ArcObjects with VB .Net)

I would like to build some queries in my addin from layers in my map. I am having problems with double numeric types. esriFieldTypeDouble has 14 - 18 decimal places or more depending on the database ...
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Get tile URL with projection different than 900913

I have the following code, which should display a slippy map showing tiles producted by me with mapnik: Proj4js.defs["EPSG:31258"] = "+proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +lon_0=13.33333333333333 +k=1 +x_0=450000 +...
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How to programmatically change raster symbology after reclassification?

I have created a code in Python that I will use for a custom tool in ArcGIS, the code will create a Eucledian Distance of 6000m around a point and Reclassify the distance from 0-2000, 2000-4000, 4000-...
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How to use different 'missing tile' for OpenLayers?

I would like to use a different image for missing tiles with an OpenLayers application. Currently the tile is red/pink, with a red x in the upper left corner. I would like to remove that corner, does ...
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ArcPad 10.0.2 - Removing shortcuts from ArcPad today

I have created a shortcut that goes to ArcPad today menu, but now I want to remove it. How does one do this?
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Is it possible and allowed to create a simplified QGIS version with custom interface?

At my institute we are revising and updating a methodology for participatory mapping of land degradation, that involves creating a simple land use map, subdividing each land use unit in a number of ...
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Customizing Pop to show Related Tables

Is there an easy way of get related table attributes to appear all on the first page of a pop up in an ArcGIS online web map?
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Changing the cursor on an ESRI map

We are building an app starting from the ArcGIS Tax Parcel Viewer. I have added buttons to allow users to switch to Street View or Pictometry when they click on the map. All that is working fine, ...
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Disabling/overriding internal arcmap commands with vba

I am creating a template for ArcGis JTX. This is a mxd file, with a vba onload event handler which removes some functionality from vanilla ArcMap. I'm stumped on one problem: double clicking on a ...
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Web app - how to replace ESRI branding with a custom graphic?

Alough there apears to be an easy way to remove the "Powered by ESRI" graphic in JSON I would like, rather than removing it, to substitute it with a custom PNG. When I set "Logo": false, in "...
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Creating custom forms in Arcmap 10.3

I am hoping to make a custom form within ArcMap 10.3 where the end user can select a recently digitized shape file (or feature), and enter values of specific attributes through a custom form. This ...
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Can I achieve one-to-many relationship in QGIS custom forms?

My PostgreSQL database has ElectricLine geometry table which has one-to-many relationship with ElectricLineMaterial non-geometry (attribute only) table. This PostgreSQL table added as layer in QGIS 2....
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How customize GeoRSS icon in ArcGis JS API?

I have this little piece of script to customize the icon of some GeoRSS points, but I have no display and no error in the console. var map; require(["esri/map", "esri/layers/...
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QGIS custom form: 'dynamic' default value

I am trying to make a custom form in QGIS to smoothen the digitizing process. For this purpose, I put the Edit widget (Layer properties, fields) of one of the fields on 'value map', and I loaded a ....
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How do I add a custom made north arrow to an ArcGIS Pro Project?

I need to be able to add a custom north arrow to achieve a standardized look for maps I make for my company. I've been reading through the ArcGIS Pro documentation and have come to a loss on what I'm ...
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Traditional or Vintage mapping theme in ArcMap

Is there a labeling or theme extension that can be downloaded for ArcMap that would help to make my maps look Vintage like historic maps? I've looked at some of the ESRI extensions and basemaps online,...
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Perform affine transformation on shapefile with OGR, GDAL, or other command line tools?

Transformations with WKT or EPSG code are made easy with ogr2ogr, but are there tools for me to define my own affine transformation to apply to the coordinates of a shapefile? Or, in general, is ...
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Is it possible to customize the Vector and Raster menus?

a little but nervous problem. As you know QGIS offers the possibility of strongly customize all the menu, toolbar, statusbar,... thanks to the option Customization in the Settings menu. Here the ...
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How can I add individual geoprocessing tool, for e.g. buffer onto the toolbar in qgis?

I am no programmer so I do not understand how to create a plugin to add a button to the toolbar. Is there another simpler way to do so? I only need a few tools from the ftools suite and do not want ...
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Modifying existing edit tool to make new tool using ArcObjects?

I want to create versions of the edit tools that will add a parallel, offset segment each time I add a segment regularly. Is it possible to put a wrapper around the existing tools? Or otherwise add to ...
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How to create custom color ramp using “r.colors” GRASS GIS function?

I am trying to assign a raster/grid a custom color palette in GRASS using the "r.colors" function. r.colors map=Consensus_BRT_RCP85 colors=rules This allows me to input my rules for my color ...
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Creating ArcMap context menu's

actually i am in need of some requirment regarding context menus. We created our own button in the context menu which will call a exe file whenever that option in selected in the context menu. The ...
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Leaflet : Change marker icon from onEachFeature instead of pointToLayer

I'm referencing external data, matching it up with particular fields in feature.properties and using that to decide which layer to put the feature in, all of this from inside the onEachFeature part. ...
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Custom error message with 'Error Code -1' in ArcGIS script tool

I have a script tool in ArcGIS 10.2 and I have altered the tool's validation code to show my custom error messages using setErrorMessage method. It works but when an error message is displayed it ...
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changing central meridian in QGIS causes problems [duplicate]

I want to change the central meridian of my world map (WGS84) in QGIS from 0 to -80. The problem is that this distorts the map every time I try it. This is what I do: go to Settings/Custom CRS ...
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Show dataframe CRS in Status Bar in ArcMap 10

Does anyone know if would it be possible to show the name of the current coordinate reference system being used in the active dataframe in the status bar of ArcMap? I have searched for scripts but ...
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How do I create a custom map with subtle details for a localized place? [closed]

I've worked with google maps for android previously. But, now I need to build custom maps for a place such as a home, showing bedrooms, kitchen and living room, or a factory, displaying all the ...
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ArcMap Find Tool Customization

I am looking to create a customized version of the find tool where the layer and field tools are pre-configured. Ideally I could add this to ArcMap 10.1 as a button for end users to who use same ...
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OpenLayers 3 custom control doesn't get the map object

I've been playing around with extending controls in OpenLayers 3. I've built a control which grabs a legend image from a mapserver with a GetLegendGraphics request. However, when I add the control to ...
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Making separator and button menu in customized Toolbar using ArcObjects?

How can I make a separator and button menu in customized Toolbar using ArcObjects?