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How to always enable an ArcGIS toolbar?

On ArcMap 9.3.1, is there a way to ensure that a toolbar is always enabled? In my case, I want the Standard toolbar (the one with new/open/save/print icons) to always be visible. I'd like the ...
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Enumeration Problem with Eclipse and ArcGis 9.3

i'm recently using Python for my Processing work that I do with ArcGis 9.3. I figured out, that using Eclipse (with PyDev) could be helpfull for debugging purpose. The geoprocessor is starting as ...
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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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Make the acres or sq km field column display permanently?

I have an interseting question for you. When I have a polygon and I calcuate acres or square kilometers. I know how to do this but every time I bring the polygon to ArcMap. I had to go to their column ...
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Convert Arcgis Rest to OpenLayers Vector

i am working with openlayers and esri rest services... in my api due to esriGeometryPolygon for all city , rendering map is taking lots of time ..there for i dont take a good result.. first of all is ...
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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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Are there any open source tools to detect and fill sinks on a DEM?

Are there any open source or inexpensive tools to detect and fill sinks on a DEM? ESRI Spatial Analyst is just out of my price range.
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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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“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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Where can I get a trial version of ArcGIS Publisher?

I would like to save my MXD files as PMFs. I don't have a license of ArcGIS, only the 60-day trial. Is there a similar trial for the Publisher? I understand that's the only way to save PMF files ...
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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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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 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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ArcObjects - Get units from ISpatialReference

How do I get the units (meter/feet) from an ISpatialReference object in ArcObjects?
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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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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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IToolbar uncheck items - ArcGIS

I currently have an app with two menu bars. One being the AxToolbarControl in a UserControl and one in a separate menu bar containing in-house stuff. I currently have the issue where if I select ...
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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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Data naming convention - starting with a number

My company uses ArcGIS and has a project and data file naming standards in place and (for the most part) followed. Something that has always bothered me about he naming standards is that it mandates ...
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2011 ESRI DevSummit

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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Running ARCgis 9.3.1 and 10.0 on the same machine

I have the full installation Media for 10 (9.3/SQL05 already loaded). And two editor licenses (one loaded and a new license file). What manner of wizardry is involved in getting around the conflict ...
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Change from data --> layout view using arcpy? (ArcMap 10)

The opposite, from layout to data, was asked and answered, but I can't figure out how to switch to the layout view from data view using arcpy. Can it be done? Thanks.
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ESRI ArcMap TextSymbol

I'm looking to do the following. Create a point on a map at a given coordinate (x,y) and then display text at that point. Right now I can create a shape file but nothing is displayed on the map. ...
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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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ESRI HTTP where query

A friend and I are currently creating a pretty straight forward LINQ to ESRI library that sends HTTP queries to an ArcGIS MapServer and then parses the JSON response appropriately. Everything is ...
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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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how to convert personal geodatabase feature class to coverage using arcobjects

how to convert personal geodatabase fatureclass to coverage using arcobjects with vba pls provide me any documentation or samples.
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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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Binding IActiveViewEvents::ItemReordered to method in my ATL class

May you help me please to know how I can wire this event to my method? I have an ATL class and I need to know when a layer added to map object so that I can update my list of layers in this class.My ...
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Where is the feature cache in ArcMap?

It seems that ArcMap keeps a cache for every layer which contains features data and every time wants to refresh layer or apply a change,uses tis cache.As I found,when ArcMap wants to draw a layer from ...
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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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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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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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How to draw into selection cache in ArcMap

I have a tool,something like Edit Tool in ArcMap,when I double click on mouse,and it selects a feature(polyline for example) and draw a sketch on it too,but if I change zoom,the sketch disapears ...
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Back from ArcGIS 10 to 9.3- problem

Recently I have experienced a few problems with ArcGIS 10, so I switched back to 9.3, thinking that my live will be back to normal... and it is not. I am using at the time tool made by Venkatesh ...
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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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How to get a list of adjacent lots to a road in ArcMAP and PostGIS/QGIS?

In the following map, I have: A line / road layer A parcel / lot layer The Task: Find and count the list of lots adjacent to the road with their types (parcel_type is a field in the parcel ...
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Transfering a lot of features from geodatabases

I'm having a problem where I need to export a large amount of content from 2 geodatabases of different nature (SDE -> File). I have three options: Spatial Select, a regular SQL select and the full ...
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How do you publish map caches from ArcGIS Data and Maps for Server?

I haven't published ESRI-supplied data before, but I followed the instructions that came with the Data and Maps for ArcGIS Server 10. When I view the supplied MXD file for a map cache, it's just a ...
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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 grant permission in SDE geoDB,when layers are inside a geometric network

When I use sdetable command to grant pemission to a table that located in a SDE SQL server geodatabase it works properly,this table is a non-spatial table which is in geodatabase immediately,I mean ...
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“Select Features” tool returns error in ArcMap when using OLE DB connection feature layers

I have a spatial enabled OLE DB Provider corresponding to OGIS simple feature specification for OLE/COM revision 1.1 I can add spatial data as ArcMap layers successfully using this provider and by ...
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Will there be a Python API for ArcGIS Server?

It seems like an obvious next step given the big push towards Python in ArcGIS Desktop at 10.0. Are there any limitations of Python compared to javascript, flex, etc that would prevent ESRI from ...
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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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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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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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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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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?