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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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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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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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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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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 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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ESRI Licensing For ArcGIS server

I need help on buying 1ArcGIS 10 for Server licenses for a production environment. We have three servers with below configurations: Server 1 - 8 core, 24GB, 64-bit OS, Windows 2008 Server R2 ...
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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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How to improve a join between a shape and a view?

I have this problem with a simple join and I don't know what to do. Here's the deal: have a shape file with 400,000 parcels, in this shape I have only one column with the parcel id with an index. I ...
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arcpy.SearchCursor row.var

In arcpy.SearchCursor for row in rows I can return row.fieldname statically, but if fieldname is a variable, I don't know how to return the row.value of that variable dynamically. for example: ...
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Is there a bug when creating a relationship class with Python using a GlobalID?

I'm trying to create a relationship class with Python using a GlobalID. When I use Python it gives me the error: Failed to execute. Parameters are not valid. ERROR 000800: The value is not a ...
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Can I use arcpy.Exists for domains?

A script I made creates domains within a selected geodatabase. I need it to not create the domains if they already exist because if they do, it gives an error saying invalid domain name. Is there ...
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What needs to be done to downgrade a ESRI addin from 10.1 to 10?

I have created an esri addin which targeted ArcGIS 10.1, however I need to have the addin to work on ArcGIS 10, what needs to be done within my solution to get it working? I have checked the ...
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Why can't I add GlobalIDs to the table and feature classes I created?

I'm creating a script to which make a blank geodatabase with a required dataset, feature classes, tables, subtypes, relationships. I've got everything to work expect for the damn GlobalIDs! I have ...
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Problems with lat long projection

Hi this seems like it should be an easy problem, but its been giving me a headache. I have a .xls spreadsheet with about 60,000 rows. Most of them have Latitude and Longitude. I simply want to ...
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Is there any way to speed up the script I wrote?

I have a pretty simple script which gets 2 parameters from the user: 1)Geodatabase location 2)Spatial reference It then creates a dataset with 6 feature classes. It also adds a large amount of ...
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Add label/text to esri.symbol.PictureMarkerSymbol

How can I add label or text on the ESRI's PictureMarkerSymbol (Javascript API)? I could use any other marker as well that support labels. Thanks!!
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Compute Angle of a line in conventional bearing

I am trying to compute angle between two lines (line segment) using ESRI (ArcGIS, JS) in conventional bearing (Eg: N29'E) I am using Add Toolbar to draw a line segment where point A is a fixed point ...
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How to measure minimum distance between objects in two layers using arcpy?

I am working on an alien species analysis looking at the spread of a species from the mainland to islands in an archipelago. I am doing the analysis using arcpy and I have succeeded in isolating risk ...
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ESRI/ArcGIS draw protractor

I am using ArcGIS maps and trying to follow JS API. I am trying to understand how can I add a protractor on the map which will help in angles while drawing polygons. I understand I could add a Feature ...
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How to embed ESRI maps on my website

I've got a website where I'd like to insert maps with some placemarks (restaurants, points of interest, ...). I'm tired of Google Maps and like to use ESRI basemaps. Is it possible to do this? I'd ...
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Can you create feature classes with the same name in different feature dataset

I've searched but can't seem to find any info on this which is surprising as this should be an easy one to answer. I'm using ArcGIS 9.3 and trying to create a feature class called 'cadastre' in ...
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Is there a circle tool for line features in ArcMap 10?

I want to draw a roundabout in a road map in ArcMap 10. Those buggers are usually perfectly round circles. How can I do this? I am struggling to find a good way to do this. It takes ages with the Line ...
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meaning of createObject(Point.getClsid())

What actually does the createObject(Point.getClsid()) do?Does it create a new Point Object,and return the class id of the Point.Does it mean that each point created will have the same class id. I ...
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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 to create CGA rules in esri cityengine

I'm new in using esri cityengine 2011 . i red it's tutorials . it was very interesting and helpful for but there is no references or tutorials for how to create cga rules . how can i find tutorial or ...
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Python adding grouplayer to muliple maps

I have the following code which is supposed to add a one group layer to each of the maps. In this case the group layer is always the same. Desired output: Map1 = 1 group layer added Map2 = 1 group ...
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How many service instances is optimal?

What is the best number of instances? When I increase the number of instances the services will run faster?
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Is it possible to display filtered results on OpenStreetMap?

is it possible to goto www.openstreetmap.org and do a search for a place like Auckland (New Zealand) or Melbourne (Australia) -but- only show Cities or Neighbourhoods or Suburbs? I understand that ...
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using mod() with IF THEN field calculation

I am trying to use the field calculator to assign a "odd" or "even" value to a field of small integers. I usually do this with by selecting where: MOD([field],2) = 0 and then just calculating it ...
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Converting Between Similar Classes in ArcObjects and WPF Runtime Libraries (C#)?

There seems to be an "impedance mismatch" (if I can borrow the term) between similar classes in ArcObjects and the WPF runtime libraries. For example, there is a ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Geometry.Polyline ...
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What does the ArcGIS 3D Analyst parameter 'IsClosed3D' mean?

I am creating multipatches from existing geometries and finding it hard to work out why IsClosed3D shows some as closed while other apparently closed geometries are shown as not closed. I have worked ...
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ESRI android SDK Calculate area in square meters from polygon geometry

Hello I have a Polygon object in ESRI Android SDK that I'm creating on a map, I would like to calculate that polygon object to square meters. currently I use double area=polygon.calculateArea2D(); ...
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Convert distance in ESRI Android SDK

Hello I have a Polyline that I draw on the map and I would like to get its distance in meters. right now it's not working, basically what I have is distanceSeg=new Polyline(); double ...
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I'm trying to zoom to a graphic, but nothing happens

I'm trying to zoom to a graphic retuned from the query; query.OutSpatialReference = MyMap.SpatialReference; query.ReturnGeometry = true; After this query I used ...
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Can ESRI Personal Geodatabase be viewed with any software other than ArcGIS?

Is it possible to open a PGDB file in software other than ArcGIS? i.e are there any opensource software available just for viewing the data?
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String format for geodatabases in ArcPy scripts

Several ArcPy functions take strings as geodatabase identifiers. I've looked through the ESRI docs, but can't find a good reference for the various acceptable formats. I'm looking for examples of ...
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Looking for good load testing tools to test my web GIS

I am looking for good load testing tools to test my web GIS which runs on Apache/ESRI AU's Dekho application (Flash based, so would require AMF support within the load testing tool). I am currently ...
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How to copy geodatabase on ftp site to local geodatabase using Python?

There is a geodatabase sitting on an ftp site that I would like to download with a Python script. Right now I'm thinking one way to do this is to copy the ftp geodatabase to a geodatabase on my ...
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Dynamically rendering polygon, point, and line features

I have a Feature Collection consisting of features having id, color_code, etc as attributes. I have to render this feature with the color in the color_code attribute. Is this possible and please ...
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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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Overlaping graphics not visible in featureLayer

I have constructed featureCollection from Json and feature collection has 44 features. I have given this feature collection as input to the Featurelayer which is showing only 32 graphics objects of ...
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How can I read the geospatial properties of ArcGIS web services using C#?

I need to display the Geospatial properties of ArcGIS web-services (like service name, service type, description, copyright, etc.) which are available in the "ArcGIS Services Directory", in my C# ...
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ogr2ogr when importing from fgdb and use in python

I want import data from my GDB to PostGIS. It works fine on some datasets (all records -data- is imported or nothing is imported) from a gdb but just doesn't import others. I can't find any ...
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Difference between DynamicMapServiceLayer and TiledMapServiceLayer

I'm a bit of a noob to Esri still so I have a few questions regarding these two types: What is the difference between DynamicMapServiceLayers and TiledMapServiceLayers? Do separate services need to ...
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Labeling text with special characters in ArcMap?

I am trying to display some bird data in ArcMap in the format/notation that it is recorded in the field. The notation is made up of the one/two letter species code followed by a description of the ...
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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 ...
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ESRI Geoportal Linux install error

I'm following the How to Set Up Esri Geoportal Server on Linux white paper. Going everything OK until I have to run ./grants_linuxpg.sh (page 10) ./grants_linuxpg.sh: 20: ./grants_linuxpg.sh: Syntax ...
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How can I edit a file geodatabase without using tools from Esri?

I am looking for a tool (Python library etc.) that would allow me to edit a file geodatabase without ESRI software? It is possible?
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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 ...