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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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Sites that demo freely available Basemaps

I've seen such sites in the past. I remember seeing one put together by Wm Lerer at a conference a couple years ago. What I'm looking for is a map that demonstrates all (well, at least a lot) of the ...
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How do I upload a Featureclass to a Geodatabase in C#?

All, I have a featureclass with Arcobjects that came from a Shape file and I wish to import it into a geodatabase. I have the geodatabase connection, I just don't know how to load the feature class ...
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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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Converting ESRI Web Client JSON to Standard Feature Class With Python Geoprocessor

Is there a function exposed by ESRI's python geoprocessor that converts the JSON format used in the various web clients to a valid feature class. Clearly, the function exists because something is ...
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How do I use my own basemap with Javascript API?

I'm trying to make a map using the Javascript API. I want to use my own basemap, but I can't find the most simple code to do this. I always see something like this: function init() { map = ...
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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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Geoserver projection recognize problem

I'm publishing shape files in geoserver through curl,my problem is that geoserver didn't recognizing the projection which is in ESRI WKT format(layer was publishing).I searched for this problem i ...
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Corrupt shapefile. How to fix

I have a shapefile I was working on (ArcGIS 9.3) get corrupted somehow and it gives me the error "Number of shapes does not match the number of table records.". What I would want is to recover 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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Change Logo in Public Information Web App Template

Anyone know how to change the ESRI logo and replace it with a customized logo in the "Public Information" web application template provided by ESRI? Link the Public Information Template Configurable ...
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Reading zipped ESRI BIL files with Python

I asked the question below on StackOverflow, but haven't received any feedback there yet: I have precipitation data from the PRISM Climate Group which are now offered in .bil format (ESRI BIL, I ...
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Modify the Zoom Buttons in ArcGIS.com JavaScript Application

I'm writing a JavaScript application to view web maps from ArcGIS.com. It is similar to the sample found on Esri's Samples page: http://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/samples/ags_createwebmapid/ ...
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How to add load balancing server in ESRI capacity Planning excercise

I am doing capacity planning exercise ESRI CAPACITY PLANNING, in this process, I would like to know how to add load balancing server in the excel sheet and generate the performance statistics. Ours is ...
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ArcGIS API V 3.5 Navigation toolbar (zoomToPrevExtent) not working

I am just getting started with learning Dojo and ArcGIS API so please bear with me. I have an existing prototype of an application that use ArcGIS version 3.5. I am looking at the navigation toolbar ...
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What are the equivalents of ESRI products in open source for Web Mapping? [closed]

I have been using the following licensed products to publish my GIS data on web. web server: windows 2008 R2, GIS desktop: ArcGIS desktop, GIS web server: ArcGIS server, API: ArcGIS API for JS, ...
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Using WMTS Stream in OpenLayers

I am trying to write some OpenLayers javascript that can display a WMTS stream from a publicly available REST service located at: ...
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can we add the feature layer from code

I need to add a feature layer to arcgisonline account from the code. i have created a developer account where if i want to create a feature layer i have to upload a CSV file and it makes the feature ...
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Convert between ESRI Geometry and WKT

It seems like there is no means of converting an ArcObjects geometry to the Well-Known Text representation (and vice versa) in ArcGIS ArcObjects API. The only thing I was able to find is conversion to ...
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Does Re-Projecting an ESRI ShapeFile only update the content of the .prj file?

if i wish to change the projection of some shapefiles from .. lets say NAD83 (4269) to WGS84 (4326) ... and by using some 3rd party app .... does this mean the .prj file is only updated .. and not the ...
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TMS tile layer in ESRI ArcGIS iOS API

Great that this forum exists now. I hope it will thrive. Let me start by saying I did ask this particular question on the official iPhone SDK forum as well. I have seen a working example of a ...
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Which GEO data format does this data represent

I am parsing GIS data from a ESRI webservice in which I get the data specified as the following in a JSON file "geometryType" : "esriGeometryPoint", "spatialReference" : { "wkid" : 102100 an ...
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Open Source Tool capable of reading Esri File Geodatabase (.gdb)?

I have an ESRI File Geodatabase (.gdb) file that I would like to convert to shapefile (or any other non-proprietary format). Are there any Open Source tools to do so?
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Dojo Slider to control tiled map services

am creating a web map to show Sea Level Rise in my County. I want to use a Slider for a user select the increment of Sea Level Change that wish to see. I have been able to create Programatically ...
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File Geodatabase Open API

Any ESRI boffins (insiders) know when this will be available? 2010, 2011? FINAL UPDATE now released 20th January 2011 - Can be downloaded here - ...
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Add Features using JSON

I have the features being added to my map through coordinates by using the following code: private void btnRefresh_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) { AddMarkerGraphics(); ...
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Select feature or graphics for editing geometry

i research about selecting feature or graphics for editing geometry and i found geometry editor sample but in this sample only you can add new feature after adding, you can not select and edit. Now i ...
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Career Advice for a GIS Graduate with 1 Year Experience [duplicate]

Any advice would be appreciated... Im a GIS Analyst with one years experience and no idea where to begin with professional development. I'm competent with the ESRI suite, although im not too familiar ...
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ArcEngine BaseTool derived classes stops receiving OnKeyDown messages

I have two BaseTool derived classes in a custom ArcEngine application. Both tools do the same thing: start a INewBezierCurveFeedback on a first mouse click and then stop it and return the resulting ...
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How do I set a single output location for multiple files in ModelBuilder?

I have created a model in ModelBuilder. The first step is for the user to specify the location of the File Geodatabase that all the outputs will be saved in. What I want is for all the outputs (from ...
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How to avoid ESRI secure layer identity manager popup

I am new to ESRI Identity manager, I am creating a secure layer service using identity manager, I have to avoid the secure layer login popup.
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Publishing esri geoprocessing service - upload custom python modules?

I have an esri geoprocessing service which causes problems when publishing to arcgis server. The python scripts behind the service are structured as a custom python module, in a folder with an ...
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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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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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How do I set a CRS when it isn't listed in QGIS? (Mac, not PC)

I want to work with a shapefile that is in a Coordinate System that I can't locate in QGIS for Mac. When I load this shapefile data, it shows up fine, on-the-fly has generated the CRS data most likely ...
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Can we use EDN licensed products instead of purchasing full fledged Licenses?

I am planning to start a business in Turkey and I need GIS softwares of course. At this moment, ArcGIS seems to be most convenient software option to me. I'm wondering if I need the EDN License for ...
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How to read arc/info e00 vector files (no binaries) with Python?

I can easily read e00 files with QGIS and it seems as if in older versions of ogr there was driver support for the arc/info e00 file format. Nowadays that seems to be deprecated, as running ogrinfo ...
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Using Terraformer to convert to WKT

I'm using Terraformer to parse some ArcGIS JSON into a Terraformer primitive. I'd like to store the geometry in PostGIS for other purposes. So I'm trying to use the WKT.convert tool to convert this ...
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Character encoding support in geodatabases and shapefiles

I've got several geodatabases that include feature classes with Greek letters in a lot of the attributes. When I try exporting a feature class as a shapefile from ArcCatalog, the attributes are ...
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Hidden Features of ArcGIS [duplicate]

ArcGIS is one of the most popular software-packages available for GIS. What are the lesser-known but useful features of the ArcGIS? Which little/hidden tricks do you known that make your experience ...
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Data Interoperability or FME ESRI Edition?

I've been debating keeping our Data Interoperability licence or going with the full FME ESRI Edition. I'm looking for advice. Thank you. D
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Intersection failing because of vertices of polygons

I've written some code to intersect features of one layer with another's, but one layer has polygons (the squares in the image) and the other has circles (not filled). The problem is that I'm using ...
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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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Convert ESRI Integer ASCII Grid to something useful

How could I convert a file(s) which is "DIGITAL Map data stored in ESRI ARCInfo Integer ASCII Grid format" into something the rest of us can use? i.e import into QGIS. The main file has no extension ...
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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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How do I use the OverviewClass in ArcObjects?

I want to display an Overview map - I know how to do it using a separate PageLayout or MapControl - but I noticed ESRI has an OverviewClass - how do I make use of this with the AxMapControl?
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ESRI - add graphics from a different spatialReference

I want to know if I'm approaching this incorrectly. We are attempting to create an esri-based map where we add graphics to a map thru the javascript API. The points that we're adding are lat/lng ...
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Is it possible to try the ESRI EDN without purchasing a license?

Albeit using QGIS for most of my GIS tasks, I still use ArcMAP for final map production. I am curious and would like to test out EDN. According to ESRI the annual subscription is $1,500. I'm not sure ...
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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 ...