A optional software module that adds specialized tools and functionality.

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Alternatives to ArcGIS Extensions using ArcObjects?

I was wondering if there are any projects based around using ArcObjects and external libraries to create open source alternatives to extensions in ArcGIS. For example 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst etc ...
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How to migrate an extension from ArcGIS 9.3.1 to 10?

I was given an ArcGIS 9.3.1 extension built in Visual Studio (VS) that needs to be updated to work in ArcGIS 10. When I open the VS project on my computer (that has ArcGIS 10 installed on it) I get a ...
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Specific Spatial Analyst tools failing while running extension using ArcGIS server

I am having having trouble running ExtractValuesToPoints on a remote server machine running ArcGIS Server (with ArcInfo and Spatial Analyst installed). It fails and throws a standard COM error. I have ...
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'OnStartup()' method in ArcGIS extension no longer running when ArcGIS starts up

I have a couple 'large' extensions for ArcGIS that have been in development for a couple of years now. Recently I've found that the "OnStartup()" method in the Extension class is no longer getting hit ...
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Visual Studio Lightswitch and spatial data

I'm looking for a way to handle spatial data (for instance geography data type in SQL Server 2008) in Visual Studio Lightswitch 2011. Preferably with an extension that can show data on a map. So far ...
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How do I insert new-line character into Addin Extension Description?

Apparently the text box in Esri's Extension manager doesn't wrap text (10.0 SP2). As a workaround, I'm trying to insert newline characters into the xml file, but haven't found anything that works. ...
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How do you remove a custom extension?

For example: you run the DesktopExtensionCS2010 sample that comes with the SDK, having it open arcCat at startup. Now whenever I open ArcCat the extensions are there. I can uncheck them but I want to ...
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ArcGIS - IExtension.Startup() not launching

I have an ArcGIS 10 extension that will not launch .Startup() when ArcMap loads. I can get it to hit when I go to Customize->Extensions and un-check/re-check the extension name. Is there a setting ...
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Which arcgis extensions do you find most useful? [closed]

Which arcgis extensions do you find most useful? The institution I work is trying out arcgis for the first time and they asked me to come up with a list of the most useful extensions available. ...
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Points to Line Feature in ArcGIS 9.3

I am writing to ask if there is the possibility to use extensions written for Arcview 3.2 in ArcGIS 9.3 With the older version of the gis package, i had an extension that allowed me to link together ...
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Integrate ArcGIS 10 extension INTO ArcEngine 10

I was wondering if there is a way at all to use some of ArcGIS 10's extension into arc engine. A good example would be if we could put Arc Hydro extension into ArcEngine. Thanks and Regards, Kev
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Extensions Real World Examples

Hello I am an undergrad currently studying GIS. I'm working on a paper and I need real world examples of the ArcGIS Extensions. So basically how have people used them. I need to find articles online ...
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Can I listen to the ICommandBar or ICommand OnClick event?

I have an ArcMap extension and I'm listening to the IEditEvents. When the OnChangeFeature, OnCreateFeature or OnDeleteFeature event is called, I want to know if it came from the "merge(Editor_Merge)" ...
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extension list on tools toolbars

I'm sorry because my english isn't very good, I hope you're able to understand it. I'm using arcgis 9.3 right now, but when i try the Tools dropdown, then extension, there are no extensions listed. Do ...
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What is the maximum, allowable field length for a FacilityID field in a Cityworks geodatabase?

Over the past couple of months, I have seen a few esri-geodatabases and they seem to be either a text field with a length of 20 or 30. Is 30 the maximum field length? Clarification: The answer I'm ...
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Blank extensions box in ArcMap 9.3

After a reinstall of ArcInfo 9.3 (which works fine for mapping etc), the box for all of my extensions is blank. I've checked, and they're all licensed in Desktop Administrator, but not showing at all ...