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Documentation for Esri's ArcPy Python site-package?

Has anyone found any informative documentation about Esri's ArcPy Python module?
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OpenLayers API Documentation vs. Developer Documentation

The OpenLayers web site provides two sets of reference documentation: API Docs: http://dev.openlayers.org/apidocs/ Developer Documentation: http://dev.openlayers.org/docs/ For most classes, the ...
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How to create sidebar help information for Python script tools of ArcGIS Desktop?

I have been creating custom tools (Python script tools) using Python with the ArcPy module. I can set up the tool successfully with parameters and all, but I cannot figure out how to create help ...
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What are Valid feature class and table names in ArcGIS Desktop?

What are the rules for naming valid feature classes and tables in ArcGIS Desktop? Is there any supporting document which can explain all the dataset naming limitations?
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How to configure partial word matching in AnswerWorks-Vantage Linguistics on ESRI Desktop and Server products?

ESRI, like many companies, has licensed iSEEK AnswerWorks from Vantage Linguistics for natural language search of the ArcGIS Help system. At ArcGIS 10, ESRI dropped the Microsoft Keyword indexing ...
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What is the tiling scheme of TileCache?

I am using TileCache from MetaCarta to create tiles for a WMS service. It creates a tile with an URL like http://example.com/tiles/Admin/06/000/000/357/000/000/158.png. I am trying to understand how ...
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QGIS 2.2 documentation

I thought I would try to write a plugin for QGIS (some Python code that I hoped I could easily port) I started following http://www.qgisworkshop.org/html/workshop/plugins_tutorial.html but that turned ...
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Whats steps can I suggest to achieve the best Geolocation Result

We are using Geolocation (getCurrentPosition()) in a website to determine a users position when using our site from a mobile device. I want to write an article explaining how the user can obtain the ...
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Are there any mirrors for QGIS documentation? [closed]

I have tried several times today (July 30, 2012) to connect to www.qgis.org (to get the online documentation). The site seems to be down. Do you know if there is a mirror to obtain the Lisboa (1.8) ...
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Is there a way to (helpfully) give feedback on QGIS Training Manual?

I'm just working my way through some of the current QGIS Training Manual: http://docs.qgis.org/2.6/en/docs/training_manual/ As I work through it I am coming across occasional things which are ...
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How to get into the Python API of QGIS?

After a few hours I am about to give up on finding a kind of documentation for the QGIS Python API that actually works/gives the correct information. It is obvious that there is no actual code ...
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What is a term to describe a latitude OR longitude value but not both together?

I have a location of north 45 degrees, west 90 degrees. This is the coordinate of the point. What is each component of this coordinate called? I'm looking for a generic term to describe either ...
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How can I specify the ranges in the gdaldem's color configuration file?

I want to render an IMG file according to a specific renderer, and export to a jpeg File. I have asked a question about this, and got a satisfactory answer. The issue now is that I need to write a ...
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catalog for spatial plan objects GIS

I want to make plan of building apartments. To make it I have to know what layers I need have and what attributes they must have (for example,communications). Maybe somebody knows is there something ...
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Are there any resources or standards when writing a GIS data specification?

I have been searching for sources of GIS data specifications to assist with documenting a number of datasets that I'm currently working on. I'm used to looking at Ordnance Survey specifications, such ...
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Where to find Advanced Python Field Calculator qgis sintax documentation

I am trying to follow some tutorials using Advanced Python field calculator, but when I enter the formula value = $geom.area() / < area> I get syntax error as in picture, while if I substitute ...
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QGIS documentation in French?

I am working on a plugin in qgis and i have to make a document from A to Z about that but on French . and I am looking now for some documentation of python,QT , pyqt4, and QGIS in French.