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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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What's the ArcObjects equivalent to ArcMap's Flip button

In an ArcMap extension, I need to flip multiple lines from a selection. The ArcMap Flip button only allow to flip one feature at a time. What's the ArcObjects equibalent to the ArcMap's flip button? ...
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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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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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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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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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ArcGIS Attribute Assistant method not working

I don't know how many of you are using Attribute Assistant for ArcGIS 10.1, hope many:) I have some difficulties with a couple of methods. Well, I got the INTERSECTING_EDGE, the GENERATE_ID, and a ...
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List all active extensions with ArcObjects

I am building an ArcGIS 10 Addin that dumps out as much debug information about a system that I can get. I am currently trying to query which extensions are active in the ArcMap session. The following ...
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How to render features with different symbols depending on in memory data?

We are developing a complex ArcMap extension software which contains class extensions, a workspace extension and some ArcMap extensions. The purpose of the software is to link our existing management ...
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ESRI UK Productivity Suite: Critical Error - Help Resolving [closed]

I am using the OS Conversion tool under ProductivitySuite v2.1. to convert OS MasterMap gml to a feature class. Having carefully followed the instructions I am getting the following: Error 18/05/2012 ...
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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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How to Get my Custom Toolbar to popup when my Custom Extension is Enabled?

I am developing a custom extension for ArcMAP in Arcgis 10, and would like to display my Custom Toolbar automatically instead of having the user to select it from the customize window. Is this ...
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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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How useful is the ESRI Production Mapping extension for cartography? [closed]

I would like to find out how useful is the $9000? ESRI Production Mapping extension. According to ESRI is helps "Standardize and centralize detailed cartographic production with tools for creating ...
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Access attributes of a deleted IFeature in ArcObjects 10.1

I am migrating code for an ArcGIS extension from 9.3 to 10.1. The code is throwing an exception in one place. My duty is just to migrate it to 10.1, so I really don't like to do any modification more ...
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How do I implement a custom IFeatureDatasetExtension?

How can I implement IFeatureDatasetExtension and register it so that ArcGIS discovers and initializes it? In arcobjects, I see that Esri has a number of coclasses that implement ...
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Unit testing with postgis 1.5 and django

I'm trying to get some unit tests working in Django/PostGis. When the test database is formed, it doesn't have the postgis and postgis_topology extensions installed. Is there a way to issue commands ...
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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 ...
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Creating an ArcMap Extension

As ArcGIS 10 doesn't really support the full COM, I am looking at creating an extension. I am looking for samples to look through, to familiarise myself with them, but cannot find any. Any ...
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Can I perform a viewshed analysis with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 - Standard License?

Is there a way to perform a Viewshed Analysis with the Standard license? If not, what is the difference (if any) between: Viewshed with (Spatial Analyst)- ...
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Extension for COGO for ArcGIS 10.2

I can't seem to find an answer with regards to obtaining COGO for ArcGIS Basic 10.2. Does COGO fall under any of the extensions currently offered by ESRI or does it only fall under the higher level ...
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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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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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Extensions not installed in ArcGIS 10

I have the trial version of ArcGIS 10 (ArcEditor licence). The trial automatically installs and authorises all extensions for the trial period. However, in ArcMap I can only see Maplex, 3D Analyst and ...
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Adding FeatureLayer on a thread crashes ArcMap

I asked this question on the ESRI forums but got nothing so I thought I would try it here (hope that is consider ok). I am creating an extension for ArcMap 10.2 using Visual Studio 2012 C# WPF. ...
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How to Install GRASS Addons to use in QGIS

WIN 7 QGIS 1.8.0 GRASS 6.3.4 I want to use r.viewshed in QGIS. therefore i want to install it in GRASS by using the GRASS interface. Followin Error appears. g.extension.py extension=r.viewshed ...
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How to wire ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.Extension to a custom AddIn Button click event?

I am developing custom ArcMap toolbar with various AddIn tools, button and extension. I see the sample how to access the ActiveView events in the extension Initialize() method. private void ...
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Installing knn on PostgreSQL for windows

I am trying to install the extension KNN for clustering as an extension on my PostgreSQL database. I have downloaded the file http://www.pgxn.org/tag/analysis I found instructions on how to ...
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Versioning an ArcMap Extension

When developing an ArcMap extension, is there an automatic way to handle versioning? In the snippet below, the Version tag can be updated manually, but is there a way to auto-increment it or let the ...
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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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IFeature.Store seems to bypass edit sessions and cannot be rolled back. Why?

I'm working with ArcObjects edit sessions for the first time and am having some trouble with it. The C# code I am about to discuss is part of an ArcMap 9.3 extension DLL. My problem is that calls to ...
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How to update ArcGIS 10.0 extension for ArcGIS 10.1?

I have an ArcGIS 10.0 extension which will no longer install for users who have upgraded to ArcGIS 10.1. Are there a defined set of changes that need to be made in order to upgrade the extension, or ...
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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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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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Why is my OnChangeFeature event not firing in my parcel fabric editor extension?

I have an edit extension that listens to events that happen during an editor session. I have wired it like so: void Events_OnStartEditing() { //Since features of shapefiles, ...
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Where is Quick Print for QGIS 1.8?

Just installing Qgis 1.8 Lisboa, i can't find "Quick Print" Extension. Any idea where to catch it again ? Thanks Jean
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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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ArcGIS10.0 (32 bit) waits for splwow64.exe indefinitely and stops responding

I am running ArcMap 10.0 (32 bit) on Windows 7 (64 bit), while using some extensions the application waits indefinitely for splwow64.exe and then either crashes or stops responding, shall I try ...
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ArcGIS extension track for arctoolbox

I am developing an ArcGIS extension with .NET and Desktop 10.1 The extension is creating an sde connection file on the fly and connect to the database When the user use any of the toolbox like (Select ...
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Loading an extension-related mxd in ArcMap by double clicking it

I am currently working in a company offering GIS solutions, and using ArcGIS tools on a daily basis. One of their main products is an ArcMap extension, which I am assigned on to correct some remaining ...
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On which TextBox event should I call ICompletionNotify.SetComplete?

I have a IToolControl derived control which contains a c# TextBox. In the IToolControl::OnSetFocus function documentation, it states that you need to call ICompletionNotify::SetComplete() when it's ...
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Undefined symbol error when creating postgis extension

When trying to create postgis extension, I'm getting an error, no references in google on it. maptest=# CREATE EXTENSION postgis; ERROR: could not load library "/usr/pgsql-9.3/lib/rtpostgis-2.1.so": ...
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I have an ArcObjects 10.1 c# toolbar working, but when I add an addin extension to project the Startup function is never hit. why?

I have created an Esri Addin toolbar in VS2010 to add layers and search an address file, this works fine. I want to add an extension that will replace text on a template MXD with the current users ...
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install gdal extention in GeoServer

I am trying to install the GDAL extension (I want to use ecw files in GeoServer). So here is what I did so far: 1) downloaded the GDAL extension and extracted to: C:\Program Files ...
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Creating a spatial database using EXTENSIONS: error loading legacy.sql

I am using Postgres 9.3 and PostGIS 2.1, installed in a Docker container via RUN echo "deb http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt/ precise-pgdg main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list RUN apt-get -y ...
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OpenGeo GXP Examples

Hi looking at GXP examples here They do not list the dependencies within the JS file, so I was wondering how to make the files work. I would assume just copy the js file, e.g. viewer into my SDK ...
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Can't order/sort String columns in ArcMap attribute table

I am new to this site as a registered user and new to GIS in general, and it has proven quite useful to me. I have a very annoying problem with the attribute table being filled by an ArcMap ...
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Hiding dynamically added toolbar will crash ArcGIS desktop 10.1 on XP

I have weird bug If you create dynamically a toolbar on ArcGIS Desktop extension, and then try to hide it . It will crash Desktop 10.1 on Windows XP. But work find on Windows 7. So, for example this ...
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ArcObjects ICommandBar is not refreshing

I am migrating a 9.3 based Desktop extension, to 10.1 The Extension, is building toolbars on the fly. It creates the toolbar, and add the commands to it. This is the snippets of the code that does ...
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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. ...