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Can I use Representations (ArcGIS 10) to enclose a group of polygons with an outline without altering data?

ESRI describes representations as follows: A feature class representation is a property of a feature class that allows you to specify and store a series of rules that dictate the way the features ...
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Presentation of terrain and sub-terrain data in 3D using Qgis

I have DEM of karst and .shp files of caves in that area exported from "speleoGIS" Therion http://therion.speleo.sk/ Qgis2threejs is amazing in making visualisation of 3D sourface, which is easy to ...
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Why are representations functions accessible in Table of Contents not in Catalog window of ArcMap?

It's really frustrating that adding a new representation form the Catalog window of ArcMap does not work while it works for TOC when adding the required lyr file as a symbology then right click and ...
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Label point according to cartographic representation position instead of geometry

I have set up a cartographic representation on a point feature class, which simply offsets the point. I would like to label the point at the representation, not at its physical location. I had a look ...
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Symbology Representations in QGIS

Is there a way to create and apply non-destructive symbology to features in QGIS? In ArcGIS, you can create 'representations' of a feature classes symbology, which allows you to make independent ...
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How can I get representation geometry created by rules (not manually overrided) using arcobjects.net?

I have feature class with representation rules and now need to extract representation geometry from selected features. If representation geometry is manually overrided, I can get it just using ...
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What is the advantage to using a representation vs a layer file?

I understand that the representation stores the symbology inside of the geodatabase. It creates it's own field for a RuleID. I made a layer file that had 'unique values and many fields' and chose ...
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Plot csv data on a map

My boundaries shape file has the following attributes; CODE, PROVINCE, AREA, SHAPE_LENG and SHAPE_AREA (note that there are no geo- coordinates). My data on the csv file has the following fields; ...
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Symbology levels are ignored in ArcGIS 10

I have a problem migrating from a ArgGIS 9.3 to a 10 geodatabase (both sde and file gdb). The symbology levels stored in the 9.3 database are not transferred. When migrated to ArcGIS 10.0, ...
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Representation of road networks at junctions when line width is varying with attribute

I have a road network and for every road segment the average number of daily traffic. I need to draw a map where the line width for each road segment is proportional to the daily traffic. I can do ...
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ArcMap Symbol levels get mixed up in multiscale representations

I have created several representations for a road network on different scales. As many of the roads are displayed as cased lines, I use symbol levels to control the drawing order. I then have saved ...
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Placing layer name beside their symbols in legend using representations of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to place the layer name of my feature class (styled with a representation) beside (right hand side) its symbol in the legend of my map in ArcMap 10.1. I know that the format can be changed ...
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Show representation properties in object inspector in ArcMap 10

When you inspected a feature in the object inspector in ArcMap 9.x (opened by clicking the "Attributes" button in the editor toolbar), you were able to see the properties of ALL the features ...
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Manage representions by updating rules with original data

In case your not familiar with representations. There is new since 9.2 a cartographic representation available. It allows for rules based on data fields to determine symbology. Admittedly it is very ...
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Importing representations from a Layer File

I'm trying to incorporate representations as part of my data model. I have set up representation rule for my feature class, which is part of a feature dataset. The way I have the data categorized is ...