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What does it mean that ESRI shapefiles are a “mostly” open specification?

Esri Shapefiles are commonly considered the standard format for GIS vector data. I noticed on Wikipedia and the OpenStreetMap wiki it is noted (emphasis mine): The shapefile format is a popular ...
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Is Geoenrichment a trademarked Esri term?

I've recently seen the term "Geoenrichment" turning up on ArcGIS Online. Is this a term Esri invented, or are other organizations using this terminology? Are there other synonyms for Geoenrichment? ...
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Address Fields in Canadian Municipal Data Model

I'm looking at the Postal address table in Esri's Canadian Municipal Data Model. There are some fields in there I don't understand, and wondered if anyone could help me out. The fields are: ...
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ArcGIS Desktop Professional Certification - opinions now that it has been a around a few years [closed]

When I first heard about the ArcGIS Desktop Professional Certification, I was interested in obtaining this. I took the practice exam but did not do too well since there were many questions pertaining ...
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Geoserver projection recognize problem

I'm publishing shape files in geoserver through curl,my problem is that geoserver didn't recognizing the projection which is in ESRI WKT format(layer was publishing).I searched for this problem i ...
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Change Logo in Public Information Web App Template

Anyone know how to change the ESRI logo and replace it with a customized logo in the "Public Information" web application template provided by ESRI? Link the Public Information Template Configurable ...
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Reading zipped ESRI BIL files with Python

I asked the question below on StackOverflow, but haven't received any feedback there yet: I have precipitation data from the PRISM Climate Group which are now offered in .bil format (ESRI BIL, I ...
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How to add load balancing server in ESRI capacity Planning excercise

I am doing capacity planning exercise ESRI CAPACITY PLANNING, in this process, I would like to know how to add load balancing server in the excel sheet and generate the performance statistics. Ours is ...
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Which GEO data format does this data represent

I am parsing GIS data from a ESRI webservice in which I get the data specified as the following in a JSON file "geometryType" : "esriGeometryPoint", "spatialReference" : { "wkid" : 102100 an ...
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How do I set a CRS when it isn't listed in QGIS? (Mac, not PC)

I want to work with a shapefile that is in a Coordinate System that I can't locate in QGIS for Mac. When I load this shapefile data, it shows up fine, on-the-fly has generated the CRS data most likely ...
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How to bulk import ESRI projections into Postgis

Where can I get a file that would allow me to bulk upload all of the ESRI projections into the spatial_ref_sys table of postgis. I know that you can get insert statements on spatialreference.org; ...
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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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PRJ file for Stereo70 S-42 projection

I receive lots of Romanian maps with the projection STEREO70 with Datum "S-42 for ROMANIA". I have only found the "Stereo 1970.prj" by ESRI, and when I open the maps with my GIS software the ...
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How do you organize your geodata?

A geodatabase doesn't provide much flexibility in organizing your data hierarchically. All feature sets live either at the top level of the database, or one level down in feature datasets. A feature ...
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ArcGIS Server simple link with SQL Server database

I am using ArcGIS Server 10 to create Rich Internet Application with embeded Maps. Basicaly, I created an Optimized Map Service on ArcGIS Server, from an MXD file (produced with Arc Map). I have ...
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ESRI Shapefile to ARCGIS Javascript JSON format [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert SHP into GPX or JSON? We're in the proces of adding a new feature to our Web Application where we employ the use of ESRI's ArcGIS Javascript API alongside ...
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Generate a global view Image of where a Lat-Long location is

I would like to automatically generate an image which highlights a location from a global view. Here is an example of what I would like to achieve: I am debating using python utilities such as ...
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Is Data Interoperability Extension for ArcGIS Server 10 required to extract data in .dgn format?

I am trying to create a Geoprocessing Task in my .mxd to in order to extract data to .SHP and .DGN formats which will be utilized in a data extraction tool for a web application. Right now, there is ...
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Transforming a polygon to ESRI shapefile?

First, apologies - I am a complete newb at this stuff and don't know what I don't know. I may use incorrect language. Essentially, I want to convert the shapes in a Microsoft Visio diagram into a ...
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Draw a circle in ArcGIS map

I have Center point(Latitude,longitude) for a place and radius. How to draw a circle/polygon on an ArcGIS map using Latlong and radius(also need WKT string). I am new to ArcGIS & do not have much ...
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Creating an AttributeInspector via JavaScript API v2.7

I'm trying to display an AttributeInspector when I click on an object from a layer. I'm following this sample, but I cannot get it to work. Here is my sample code: dojo.require("esri.map"); ...
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Order of rings in ESRI Sliverlight API query task

I have an problem with "Query Task" class of ESRI Sliverlight API 2.1 version. I am saving a polygon with 2 exclusions [Inner rings] (i.e. say exlcusion 'A' as 4 vertices and exclusion 'B' with 5 ...
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Writing In-memory IFeatureLayer to Shapefile using ArcObjects (Engine SDK)

I've been working on this for a little while now, and can not seem to get this thing working. I've managed to export a geodatabase feature class and shapefile to a shapefile, but what I'm struggling ...
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How do I copy the coded value for a field and not the raw value?

I am working with ArcGIS 10 and I have added a field in a feature class and am attempting to copy the text from another field's coded values, but the field calculator is simply copying the "code" text ...
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How to open or import .sdc files in QGIS?

I have some .SDC files i want to look at but i dont have arcview installed. is it possible? i couldnt even find a software that does sdc to shp conversion. any idea? i am using qgis 1.7.4 on both ...
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Geodesic buffers for polygons

How can I create geodesic buffers around polygons? I'm on 9.3.1 ArcMap, but I need a programatic solution. IBUfferConstruction only does geodesic buffers for points. What are my options?
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Why the GIS industry is always ruled by two options only, namely ESRI products and OSGeo projects?

I always wonder, why in GIS industry there are merely two major options available. Although there are many other proprietary software products for GIS, their market share is well below ESRI products ...
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is there any relationship between drawing graphics and IIS overloading

I'm running gis web application built on silverlight but when many users connect to the system the IIS reaches the full memory so could the reason be from many users draw graphics at the same time ,if ...
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How to reproject shapefile using ogr2ogr

I have shapefile in EPSG:2834 and I want to reproject it into EPSG:4326. I am trying to use ogr2ogr in Windows; however, I get this failure output: C:\Users\Nik\Desktop\Logan_Lines>ogr2ogr -t_srs ...
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How to: Conditional Symbology in ArcMap

I'm in charge of a database that contains property information. I would like to symbolize parcels of land that we have a 'written agreement' with the owner differently than parcels that we do not ...
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Error when creating insert cursor in arcpy

I've written several scripts that copy data from MS Access db into a new, empty ESRI Geodatabase. I've pretty much copied the code and changed it for each table -- the first two scripts have worked ...
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Which interface can replace an IArcPadExtension?

I trying to migrate a code written for arcgis desktop and I have there a IArcPadExtension, but here ...
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How do I convert GML to ESRI featureclasses?

I have a series of xml files containing gml tags such as : <gml:posList srsDimension="2">454780.3125 525867.9375 454762.0625 525994.5625 and I need to convert these into esri featureclasses. ...
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Token doesn't work when applied to map service - Silverlight

I am trying to implement a Silverlight Web Mapping application with ArcGIS server and I'm trying to use the Token authentication with active directory as the user/roles store. I have the service ...
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AxMapControl: How to set map extent in ArcObjects?

I have a stand-alone application written in C#. I want to be able to save and restore the current map view (extent) that the user sees. I assumed that it would be as simple as saving the active view's ...
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List counties in current extent - Data Driven Pages

Maybe I'm just not thinking clearly, but I can't figure this one out. I need to have a spot on my mapbook pages that says "Counties: " and is automatically filled with the counties in the extent of ...
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Incorrect date displayed with Esri JavaScript API v.2.6

I am working on a site that is using version 2.6 of the Esri Javascript API. I have an info window that displays some date information, and the date is one day behind the date in the database. For ...
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Converting distance between nautical miles and degrees

This is such a basic question that I'm kinda of embarassed. Here is the situation: We have a certain funcionality developed that: Will check for a tolerance value (this input is given by the user ...
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ArcGIS intergration with OpenText eDocs DM

I work for a municipality and all of our internal documents are stored in a Document Management system, OpenText eDocs DM. I would like that in my internal Mapping Application (ArcGIS Server / ...
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ESRI Maps - Refresh the map

First time, map loads and the locations are plotted properly. Second time, when the new set of locations are pulled from the app, map reloads and gets the new set of data. But it is not refreshed. ...
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NA values in dbf when exporting shapefile from R with writeOGR?

I´m writing an esri shapefile from R (2.14.1) on windows, using writeOGR in the rgdal package, in the resulting dbf file, NA values in the spatialpointdataframe (in numeric columns) are not translated ...
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Custom JSONDecoder for ID Task Result, ESRI Flex API

The problem: When the ESRI API decodes a response from the identify task, there is a few second lock in the Flash application which is due to the decoding of the results. I have used chunk parsing ...
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Defining multiple projections inside a file gdb [error 000289 failed to alter spatial reference]

I am importing multiple shapefiles into a filegdb in ArcGIS 10, and using the following code to define the projection of the feature once imported, to the .prj of the original .shp file. Here is my ...
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ArcMap - ODBC connection to SDE table shows an old version?

I use an ODBC connection to an SDE table to return a current list of features for reporting purposes. The connection is pointed at a Microsoft SQL SDE server and the connection info matches what I ...
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Is it possible to try the ESRI EDN without purchasing a license?

Albeit using QGIS for most of my GIS tasks, I still use ArcMAP for final map production. I am curious and would like to test out EDN. According to ESRI the annual subscription is $1,500. I'm not sure ...
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Alternatives to ESRI Business Analyst

Does there exists any other software that can do store-level trade area analysis without much programming overhead? I am particularly interested in: Creating cutomer-derived trade areas that ...
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ESRI Silverlight API - KmlLayer with a Schema?

I have a KML file I'd like to load with the KmlLayer in my Silverlight application. The problem is that the markup seems more complicated than the class wants to handle. I have a element at the top ...
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Has anyone completed an ESRI Summer (Student) Internship [closed]

Taking a look into the ESRI Summer Internship program today, I was hoping to find a little more on this subject than what I have been able to find. I was actually hoping that perhaps there are some ...
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What does it mean to QI and how is it done?

I'm new to Esri's Arc* interfaces, and trying to figure out how to register an existing table using the ArcObjects API. The following question answers this to some extent: Is there any way to write a ...
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ArcPy not running on standard console

I know this is a newbie ArcPy question, but here is the deal: While I'm inside ArcMap 10, the Python window gives me all output correctly, like this: >>> arcpy.env.workspace = ...