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Has ESRI made any definitive announcements about 10.1 SP2? [closed]

My organization is awaiting SP2 before we can move our primary GIS team from 9.3.1 to 10.1. I have been testing 10.1 and have found a particularly bad bug that we've been told will be addressed in ...
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How to keep track of changes (version control) to MXD files?

I am trying to use ArcMap for the first time, so please bear with me and don't down vote the question. My superior at the work place has asked me to do some research about the life cycle of an .mxd ...
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How do I use my own basemap with Javascript API?

I'm trying to make a map using the Javascript API. I want to use my own basemap, but I can't find the most simple code to do this. I always see something like this: function init() { map = ...
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Is there a way to tell the geodatabase version using Python?

I want to find out if either a file or personal geodatabase is 9.3, 10.0, 10.1, etc Is there a way to do this using Python?
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Creating a line (closest vertex to line)

I am working in reorganising our utility data. Two years ago, we have started collecting Private Service water line. We still have a lot of them to extract from old Record Drawings. I was ...
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Why doesn't the Field Calculator work in ArcGis 10?

When I try to calculate a field nothing happens. I have always been able to just select the field, open the field calculator and type = and the new number. This is frustrating because the other GIS ...
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CopyRows_Management with Python (ArcGIS 10.1)

I get the following error when running a CopyRows_Management with Python (ArcGIS 10.1): ERROR 000732: Input Rows: Dataset \MyConnection.odc\MyTable does not exist or is not supported Here is the ...
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What issues exist with using log4net as a logging framework for ArcGIS Desktop?

While updating some ArcObjects projects to ArcGIS 10, I realized that I don't have a comprehensive logging strategy. Sometimes it's log4net. Sometimes it's System Trace/Debug. Sometimes custom ...
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How can I connect to a PostGIS database from ArcMap 9.3 and 10.0?

How can I connect to a PostGIS database from ArcMap 9.3 or 10.0? Ideally, I would like to be able to perform spatially enabled queries and receive the results back (e.g. spatial and non-spatial ...
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IFieldChecker problem

I'm having some problems using IfieldChecker. I have this following code, which I'm trying to test permitted/not permitted fields, according to my workspace public IEnumerable<IFieldError> ...
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Moveable ESRI / ArcGIS Identify Popup Window (Dojo)

I'm trying to get a popup window that identifies a location to be moveable. My code is similar to the API example: var popupOptions = { fillSymbol: new ...
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How do I Verify that ArcInfo Workstation is Installed?

What is the best way to verify that a machine has ArcInfo Workstation installed? A code sample in VBA, VB or C# would be great!
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ESRI GDB Support in GDAL / ogr2ogr on Mac OS X 10.8

How do you incorporate support for ESRI's fgdb format into GDAL / ogr2ogr on Mac OS X 10.8?
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Why can't I access my ArcGIS Server externally?

I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I have Windows 2012 Server x64 with SQL Server 2012. I'm also using IIS 8 as a web server on the same machine. I've installed ArcGIS for Server 10.1 ...
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How do I change the ArcGIS Server Web Adaptor name?

If I decide I want to change the Web Adaptor name, is it as simple as going to the Web Adapter tab in the Server Manager and clicking unregister? And then would I just rerun the Web Adaptor install ...
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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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Strange ArcSDE error inserting null into state_locks

I'm working with a heavily customized version of ArcMap 9.3.1. It's heavily customized, but it mostly uses class extensions and special validations. Environment: ArcSDE installed in: linux, ...
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Calculating the distance between points and multiple lines

I have a point shapefile of about 100 points and a polyline shapefile of about 200 lines and I am interested in finding the distance between every point and each individual polyline. My polyline ...
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Options for displaying 3D data using ESRI web APIs [duplicate]

I've been looking through the documentation of the various ESRI web APIs to see if there is any support for displaying 3D data, but haven't found anything useful. Is there any support for this - or do ...
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Where do I download the ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 Web Adaptor?

I've been looking all over the place and I can't find the download! Where do I find the ArcGIS Server Web Adaptor?
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Redoing an ArcGIS Server post-install

I'd like to reconfigure an ArcGIS Server 10 Java implementation (single machine, Windows Server 2008 R2) and I plan to re-run the post-install. Complete: I do not need to save anything on the current ...
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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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infotemplate getting cutoff on top or bottom of screen

in my app, i display few points across the map. these points have infotemplate with details in them and sometimes are quite large (around 350px height) if they have alot of information associated with ...
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Work-around for slow processing times in ArcGIS 9.3 with Spatial Analyst functions

I am batch processing a large amount of distance functions (~50,000) using ArcGIS 9.3. In this version, using spatial analyst functions, it seems to be the case that users cannot parallelize processes ...
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What's the difference between Viewshed and Observer Points?

Can someone explain to me in layman's terms the difference between Viewshed and Observer Points? Thanks.
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Difficulty converting standalone script to ArcGIS tool

As my title says, I am currently trying to make my (working) standalone script into an ArcGIS tool so I'm not the only person in my office that can use it. It essentially selects all the data within ...
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Can I perform a viewshed analysis with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 - Standard License?

Is there a way to perform a Viewshed Analysis with the Standard license? If not, what is the difference (if any) between: Viewshed with (Spatial Analyst)- ...
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esri ArcObjects slow performance accessing features [duplicate]

I have to create my own control like Attributes Table using C#. My version of attributes table is very slow, for ex. for 300.000 rows in table and 140 fields it takes about 1 minute! esri Cursors are ...
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The Geometry is not M-Aware

When using the Erase geoprocessing tool from the Analyst Toolbox I get the following error "ERROR 999999: Error executing function. The geometry is not M-aware Failed to execute (Erase)." With small ...
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Using a map from ESRI Server in a radMap

I was wondering if there was a way to use a map that I have stored on an ESRI server in a telerik radMap. I am not very familiar with the radMap control so any help would be appreciated. I have found ...
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How do I install ArcGIS 10.1 and use my current Python 2.7.2 install?

I just did a clean OS install and installed ActivePython 2.7.2 I want to use this Python install for use with ArcGIS 10.1 I just installed ArcGIS 10.1 and it did a new Python install. What do I ...
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How to configure web map data layer that can accept csv data uploaded by user?

I made this map: http://tinyurl.com/a368268 on arcgis online. How do I get the same map but instead you can upload a new csv every time? Instead of having to first add it as data layer on arcgis ...
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ESRI Geoprocessing service and other servers

I am new to ESRI GeoProcessing (GP) services so please excuse the naive question. I have an FLEX application running off of ArcGIS Server. I need to push data from the ArcGIS Server to an analytic ...
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Can ESRI's File Geodatabase API be Redistributed?

ESRI's file geodatabase API can now be used with GDAL/OGR - http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_filegdb.html however each individual seems to have to login to ESRI and download the API files individually. For ...
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Python/Arc10- Loop through multiple feature datasets and Intersect Files

I am getting an error with a python script I have created. I have 1 geodatabase with 3 feature datasets. What I would like to do, is loop through 1 feature dataset (NB) to get a list of feature ...
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How to create a routing application with ArcGIS Server?

I have the task to find out what is necessary to build a routing application using ArcGIS Server. I am not a GIS beginner, but have had no experience with ArcGIS Server. As this project is at the ...
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What are the advantages either way between GML and ShapeFiles?

After a good start many months ago of getting into GIS through QGIS, I had to drop what I was doing and did not touch it for quite some time. I am now able to get back into it and have a need to load ...
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Add WMS group layer (only) to ArcMap

I am trying to add a WMS group layer to ArcMap, without having the sublayers being listed in the TOC. I will give a little background here: We are sourcing images from Nearmap.com, and their WMS data ...
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enhanced grid dojo [closed]

I have a widget which consists of two panels.I need to place a dojo enhancedGrid in both the panels . However,the enhancedGrid appears only in one of the two panels despite the fact that I have ...
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Getting error in applyEdits function for ArcGIS

I have been trying to add an entry to a featureLayer and in want to get a callback from this so I can update another field in it. below is my code clkListenerAddFeature = dojo.connect(map, "onClick", ...
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Is it possible to modify the ArcObjects IProgressDialog2?

It turns out that the best way to run long tasks in ArcMap is to use the IProgressDialog2. The BackgroundWorker in combination with ArcObjects (STA Threads) is a mess. However, it seems that the only ...
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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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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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Cannot use a SnapAgent alone?

I'm trying to use a standalone snap agent. Is that not possible? Here's some code: // instantiate these agents. _snapSupportAgent = new FeatureSnapClass(); ...
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Geocortex using MS WF [closed]

I am going to be looking at the new Geocortex software soon, and wondered if anyone else was using it, what they think of it and if they had any online resources they could share. Thanks in advance
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How to read MapInfo .tab files in ArcPy?

I want to use arcpy (the ESRI install of python 2.65) to analyse tab files...can this be done directly or do I need to convert them to shp files...if so would it be possible to do something like ...
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How to get Esri *.gdb file into QGIS on Mac?

I have tried the above options, but not being too computer savy, some I didnt get. I tried the homebrew option, but terminal says an error occurs when trying to install. I need this 1 file for a work ...
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Some data Loss when Import PGDB Table from Excel

When import table from excel some data were loss. i was try to change field type but i cant solve this error. I have attached an example image to show the problem.
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How to add custom Feature attributes to ESRI Shapefile with Python?

I am seeking a way to take an existing ESRI Shapefile that has a Feature set of 200 countries. Each country Feature has an attribute of "NAME." My objective is to create a Python script that adds an ...
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Is there an out of the box Flexviewer set up for a Flex Mobile Project?

Question: Is there an out of the box Flexviewer set up for a Flex Mobile Project? Background: I could just create a Flex Mobile AIR Project from one the samples that ESRI supplies, but that would ...