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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 ...
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ESRI Geoprocessing Script : Runs Fine in Desktop - Crashes as Geoprocessing Service

I have a small and simple geoprocessing script that I am trying to expose as a geoprocessing service in ArcGIS Server 10 SP4. The script is below. Pardon the hard-coding... With the hard-coded ...
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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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ArcGIS Server 10.1 - new webserver

Just out of interest: ESRI seems to have a new embedded webserver in AGS 10.1, anyone know what technology they have used to build it? Also, is that the same webserver that the new ArcGIS Runtime ...
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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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Is there any site which provide classified image download for soil,vegetation or water resources?

(its particularly for indian states,i need.....,but kindly quote if any other info you have) the raster data may also work for me in above aspects.
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ArcGIS JavaScript API: Override infowindow 'Zoom To' function or fire a second event

Those of you familiar with the Popup version of InfoWindow in ESRI's JavaScript API know that the Popup has a 'Zoom To' link on it that zooms you 4 levels closer to the linked feature. I'd like to ...
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How to count consecutive pixel values for a set of rasters?

All, I'm using ArcGIS 10 with Spatial Analyst. I have a set of rasters (8 in total) that only every contain a 1 or a 0 for each cell. Each raster represents a different years worth of data. For ...
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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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Will I now need to have a paid account to add tools/scripts into the new and improved ArcGIS online cloud? [closed]

I've uploaded a few scripts into the ESRI galleries (which were an update to the legacy ArcScripts) in the past and I just wanted to upload an updated addin someone has asked about... I might be ...
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How can I auto-increment output file-names in Toolbox ESRI ArcMap 10

I have a simple tool which outputs a file. I would like the filename to be a number which increments every time the tool is run. How would I go about implementing this using the toolbox in ESRI ...
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Is there a way to serve features of mixed transparency levels from an arcgis server service?

I'm using a dynamic map service layer that is shown in a semi transparent way overlaid on a tiled map service. There are a few polygon layers in the dynamic map service layer that cover the whole ...
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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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Using VBScript to label shapefile in ArcMap

If you're reading this for the first time, it might be best to focus on section beneath ANOTHER UPDATE. I'm a beginner with VBScript and I have a question about using an VBScript expression for a ...
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esri javascript API: Does current extent match initial extent

In using the JS API, I need to detect if the current extent matches the initial extent. If no match, then I need to display a UI element ("Return to Original Extent"). The initial extent is cached in ...
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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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ArcGIS REST server projection with OpenLayers

I'm adding an ArcGIS tile server to my openlayers tile server options via this javascript API. I have it displaying the map correctly, but it seems stretched out horizontally (I have a feeling the ...
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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 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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Where can I download arcGIS desktop 9.3.1?

I have a EDN subscription, but a just can't find where I can download ArcGIS 9.3.1 software (specifically the ArcGIS desktop and the SDK?
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Hand drawn sketchy symbology styles for GIS software

Often times in planning projects, a hand drawn, sketchy look is desirable in order to convey the preliminary nature of a project. Is anyone aware of any utilities/plugins for desktop GIS software ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cutting features in ArcGIS 10

What´s the easiest/smartest way of getting the opposite output of the clipping tool? I just need the area of feature A1 which is not covered by feature A2 in a new Layer/File. Now, I get the result by ...
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Duplicate source information from esri.tasks.PrintTask

We are trying out the PrintTask in ArcGIS Server 10.1 pre-release. When an Esri base map is enabled, we are getting source information in two places in the resulting .pdf. I can confirm that this ...
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ESRI javascript API layer order

I have the below code which ensures a layer is valid before adding it to the map. mapConfig.Services is an array of service url's and loadMapService is a simple function which returns an ESRI layer. ...
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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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Are there any attempts to replace the shapefile?

Recently I've been spending a lot of time converting perfectly good field names like "Percent of citizens age 25 and over with a bachelor's degree or higher" into things like "edbchogtr" to meet the ...
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Converting from British National Grid (27700) to WGS84 (4326) to Web Mercator (102100)

I'm developing a web application that uses ESRI ArcGIS to display a map using JavaScript. We are holding all our data in MS SQL Server 2008 as Easting/Northing against the British National Grid. ...
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In ESRI ArcMap, how do I refer to NaN or ±∞ (special floating point values) in definition queries?

I have by chance discovered how ESRI ArcMap displays special floating point values to the user. +∞ (positive infinity) is displayed as 1.#INF –∞ (negative infinity) would supposedly be displayed as ...
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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 ...