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IEditSketch and IEditSketch2

What is the difference between IEditSketch and IEditSketch2? Also why there are same interfaces with the same name only with a difference "2" at the end of the interface's name ?
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Type of event dispatched when the user double-clicks the map

I am currently working with a drawing tool for the ESRI Flex API, and every time I double-click the mouse a map service will perform a measurement and display the length of the line that I am drawing. ...
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“ZoomToLayer” not working

I am trying to call ZoomToLayer from my custom code (shown below). ESRI.ArcGIS.esriSystem.UID pUID = new ESRI.ArcGIS.esriSystem.UID(); ICommandItem CmdItem; //pUID.Value = ...
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How to increase developer productivity with ESRI technology

We are a small team of .NET developers. We have ample GIS experience, and none of us are new to software/database development or system administration. We have technical degrees and many years of ...
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How does Esri technical support work i.e. what kind of questions does it answer?

Given the number of questions about basic/intermediary usage of Esri products on this site and in a lot of other mail lists, I became curious to know why people don't ask them to the technical ...
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Should the import of local spatial vector files in different formats be handled Server side?

I'm working on a Esri Silverlight Web API app and wondering the best way to handle the import of local spatial vector data files. Sometimes these will be your standard shape file but often these will ...
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Displaying HTML popups for feature service

This bit of information caught my eye today as I was reading about Feature Services in the ArcGIS Server .NET help: Feature services also support HTML pop-ups setup in ArcMap. HTML pop-ups are ...
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Problems when trying to Undo edit operations in ArcGIS

I'm trying to programatically stop/abort/undo an edit operation inside a ArcSDE environment. My environment is currently Oracle, ArcSDE 9.3.1 and in our custom code (I inherited a large ugly portion ...
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Choosing web/mobile mapping API

We are building a spatial application targeted to laypeople which will involve viewing and editing vector geodata (currently just points, but linestrings and polygons in the future) with a raster ...
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esri draw graphic at a fixed screen coordinate

I am using ESRI silverlight. I have graphic objects on the screen and each graphic object has an attached silverlight label. What I want to do is to have each label shown at a fixed screen (pixel) ...
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Can you add dynamic text from a count of features in a layer with ArcGIS 10 ArcPy.mapping?

I am new to writing scripts, and I am trying to make a map series using ArcPy.mapping and data driven map pages. I would like to put some text on the map that updates for each map in the series ...
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Using ArcGIS Online Base Maps without Esri Software?

Since the end of January 2011: "ArcGIS Online map services are available at no cost regardless of use." - http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/arcgisonline/standard-maps.html However, the ...
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Problem setting IActiveView extent

I'm having a problem when setting the IactivewViews extent. I have done it the same way on other places and it does work. In here, it just throws me a LoaderLockException. // OLD CODE ...
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Arc Objects and non-spatial table

I am a new Arc Objects user, with little ESRI experience. We are using VBA to create a spatial report on a Map Control using a mdb table. The mdb table contains a Lat and Long field, and this data is ...
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2011 ESRI DevSummit [closed]

This is probably more of a community wiki question. Who will be attending the ESRI Developer Summit next month in Palm Springs? Which sessions and/or new products look most interesting to you? ...
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Change color of shape in Layer File

I currently have a layer file - in this case one of the United States. This layer contains a shape for each state so if I were to open the TOC Control and expand the "United States" I would see ...
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Is it possible to create animated markers in ArcMap?

I remember reading somewhere last year that arcgis 10 would allow the creation of animated markers (alike animated .gifs) that could be either exported to pdfs or seen inside arcmap. Does such ...
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ESRI Web Application Developer Certification

Does anyone know if there are any sample questions available for the ESRI Web Application Developer Certification exam? Thanks, Seth *UPDATE* ESRI has released 3 sample questions for this test: ...
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Modeling a GeoDatabase for whole world

My recent assignment is to model a multi-user geodatabase for the whole world using the ESRI platform. This geodatabase contains administrative layers and topographic layers. The schema is to be ...
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statistics by rectangle (raster image)

I have a shp file with some rectangles and I want to extract statistics within these areas from a raster image. I prefer ArcMap 9.3.
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esri google maps api - Create a single GPolyline from an array of features

I'm using the esri google maps extension api... I have a esri.arcgis.gmaps.FeatureSet() (of type esriPolyline) containing an array of features (esri.arcgis.gmaps.Feature()). Is there a simple way ...
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calculate value using maximum value from different feature class

I'm trying to get the maximum numeric value from one feature class and use that value in an expression to calculate values of a different feature class. fc2.bldg_id = max(fc1.bldg_id)+1 Can this ...
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Format and value of Esri Technical Certification?

Starting mid-January you will be able to register for a series of Technical Certifications from Esri and I was interested in doing this, but have not been able to find out too much information about ...
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How to dock the default ObjectInspector in a new parent container?

Into my object inspector fever, I noticed that the default Object Inspector object does not dock anymore. I only have a TabPage control and two tabs, one of those hosting the default inspector. ...
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Simplest way to add built-in commands to an custom add-in

Currently in Config.esriaddinx I have <Button id="my_UniqueID" class="MyWrapperClass" caption="My Caption" image="Images\My_Image.png" ...> </Button> and then I implement ...
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IObjectInspector and ClassExtensions

I have a little bit of dilema here. I have a hierachical collection of classExtensions that I very much would like to keep them as they are now: 1) Timestamper (master concrete class Extension) 1.1) ...
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How to use Button with Behavior in Silverlight Legend?

I'm trying to use a button with behavior in the MapLayerTemplate of an Esri Silverlight SDK 2.1 legend. When I click the button and then drag on the map, the map pans instead of showing a selection ...
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how trace polyline between two points?(Esri)

How i can draw a line between two points...e.g.: I have initial point and endpoint and i need trace a line between this points...how i can do that?
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How do I cluster XY point data? (ArcGIS 9.3)

I have a whole bunch of icons displaying on a map, I want these clustered together as was suggested to me for a different question here... ArcGIS 9.3. How do I increase Picture Marker Symbol ...
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ArcGIS 9.3. How do I increase Picture Marker Symbol performance?

I have a layer with 400 point features that display a picture marker symbol on the map. We expect this number to increase a great deal. Unfortunately it's already noticeably slow. This is being ...
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The Best books from ESRI

Which books from ESRI Press can you recommend? Anticipate your suggestion that i should give a specific topic I just want to know what can you recommend as you like the most (can be any topic- ...
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Setting Layer in the Georeferencing ToolBar in arcMap 10?

Does anyone out there knows how to set the layer in the georeferencing toolbar. There is no information in the object models. Using ICommandItem ic = ...
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Silverlight Map with ESRI Imagery

I have a map service which is using data from a local repository, viewed using the ESRI Silverlight API. I am dynamically adding a tiled map service for imagery from ESRI. The map service can be ...
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Is there a TOC control available for Esri's Silverlight/WPF SDK?

I've got a requirement calling for a TOC control on a Silverlight/WPF application. Does anyone know of a TOC control (analogous to the TOCControl in ArcEngine) that I can hook into Esri's Map ...
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How can I pass a WorkspaceName to another thread for opening?

My winforms app gets an IWorkspaceName from an IDatasetName via the GxObject selected in a GxDialog. I want to pass it across to a worker thread for opening. I know how to write multithreaded ...
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ESRI REST API clients?

So, if I implement the esri GeoServices REST API with a non-esri service, what clients can I use with it? We (GeoREST) were initially thinking that ArcGIS Explorer or other desktop clients would be ...
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ESRI JSON Polygon Ring Orientation

I am having a hard time finding any detailed documentation defining ESRI's JSON specs. I am hoping someone can shed some light on the following two questions. Similar to the GeoJSON spec, the first ...
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How do you update the ArcMap 10 Statusbar from an AddIn?

I'm using this statement in an add in to update the first pane of the ArcMap statusbar: ArcMap.Application.StatusBar.set_Message(0, message); When the method is called, no exceptions are raised. In ...
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BigTIFF support in libraries?

What is the level of support for BigTIFF in image processing libraries? GDAL supports this functionality so long as you're building against libtiff4(beta), and I would assume most open source C ...
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Checkboxes turn off layers within a mapservice, and I want them to make the layers visible?

This webmap project I keep working accesses mutilple layers within a couple different mapservices. I would like to learn how I can load the layers without them drawing. I've recently incorporated ...
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Can GeoProcessor use credentials?

I've set up a web service that uses ESRI's REST API spec. This allows me to make requests using the (Silverlight)/WPF SDK. If I turn on windows authentication though, I get a 401 error when using ...
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why is my findTask Not working correctly? can someone please look at my code and see if I have missed something?

My findTask is from the SAMPLE on ERSI's website http://help.arcgis.com/en/webapi/javascript/arcgis/help/jssamples/find_map_datagrid.html I have incorporated into the project I am working on. I've ...
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How do I deserialize GP Result Json?

The value part of a GP Result can be any type of GP object (or literal). Does anyone know of a general way to deserialize this, preferably with either WCF or Json.NET? I'd prefer not to have to ...
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Where is ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Tasks.Utils.JSON documentation?

I'm using the WPF assemblies from the freely downloadable ESRI WPF/Silverlight 2.0 SDK. As I type in a "using" statement in visual studio, I can use intellisense to expand out into: using ...
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Edits in SDE not showing up in AGS GeoData Service

I've got an ArcGIS Server GeoData service against an SDE MSSql database. When changes are made to the source data, the edits don't appear to show up in the GeoData service. If I restart the ...
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slow to draw mapservices after access featureLayers within an ESRI Mapservice using Javaascript API

I am working on creating an online map using ESRI mapservices as a basemap and existing mapservices on our arcserver.. The problem I am running into is that the mapservices we have here are really ...
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When will Esri re-introduce answered thread, MVP, etc features in its discussion forums?

There are a few simple features that made the "old" Esri forums very useful. Marking a post as answered MVP point structure Does anyone know when will Esri re-introduce these features in the ...
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Layer intersection

I'm trying to implement an intersection with ArcGIS 9.3.1, flex and rest api. I have two layers, I query the first one that returns a Graphic object, with this Geometry I want to query a second layer ...
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I would like to access specific layers in an ESRI Mapservice and toggle them on and off

I have access to number of ESRI Mapservices and would like to be able to access specific layers within the mapservices in my online map application I am working on creating with the ESRI Javascript ...
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What alternatives exist for EOBrowser.exe & LibraryLocator.exe for ArcGIS Desktop 10?

Original Question: Where are the EOBrowser.exe & LibraryLocator.exe tools in the ArcGIS Desktop 10 > Developer Kit? I went to use LibraryLocator.exe and couldn't find it now that I'm on ...