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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How should I publish an arcgis toolbox via arcobjects (c#)?

I've been able to create map and image services by creating, adding, and starting configurations through an IServerObjectAdmin interface to a version 10.0 (sp4) ArcGIS server. Now, I'm shifting my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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arcpy.geometry __geo_interface__ and AsShape() function: loss of precision and holes

I'm serializing my arcpy geometries as geojson so that I can 'hydrate' them back as geometries later and I'm having 2 problems in the cycle.: PROBLEM 1: Precision R0 = ...
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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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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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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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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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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 convert ESRI grid file to ASCII format, or otherwise import into matlab

I need to import a climate map downloaded from WorldClim into Matlab for manipulation with the mapshow command. I am comfortable reading in ASCII grid data into matlab, but this format is not ...
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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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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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A random “Could not load cross-domain” message when loading Esri map

My application displays an Esri map, by accessing the Esri public sampleserver. I use Esri dojo API for this purpose. The Esri dojo I use is of version 1.6 and is locally installed (as a war) on my ...
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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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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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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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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 ...