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Getting the New Map When the FocusMapChanged Event Fires

Normally, in ArcMap, when an event handler to catch the FocusMapChanged event is set up, and a new map (data frame) is activated, when the event fires, a reference to the FocusMap returns the map that ...
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Show selection set in Attributes Window

I have an ArcObjects extension that creates a selection set and then zooms to the selected features. This part works as expected. The problem that we are having, however, is that the selection set ...
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Catch the VisibilityChanged event for TopologyLayer

I can set up a handler to catch the VisibilityChanged event of every map layer returned by: pEnumLayer As IEnumLayer = My.ArcMap.Document.ActiveView.FocusMap.Layers(Nothing, False) Then with each ...
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Does SHAPE_Length take into account elevation values?

Does the Shape_Length attribute take into account the elevation? For instance, if I have 3 points: A, B, and C A.X = 10 A.Y = 10 A.Z = 10 B.X = 10 B.Y = 10 B.Z = 50 C.X = 0 C.Y = 0 C.Z = 10 Then I ...
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Export Page Layout to PDF using ESRI add-in with vb.net

Note: This message is cross-posted on geonet (https://geonet.esri.com/thread/127249) I have been trying to convert a vba script to vb.net but I have hit a roadblock and I'm hoping someone can help me ...
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Export map and mailing data via a console application in VB.NET?

Problem: A client saw a JavasScript demo and would like some of its functionality replicated in VB.NET. I don't understand how the JavaScript demo works nor how to convert it to VB.NET. I have also ...
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Unable to create .esriAddin; missing ESRI ArcGIS Add-in SDK components(s)?

What am I missing? I upgraded to ArcGIS 10.3 succesfully recompiled all other 20 or so addins after encountering a similar issue and renaming "ESRI.ArcGIS.AddIns.11.targets" to ...
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Visual Studio not creating “.esriAddIn” file

I have an addin that I've been maintaining with Visual Studio 2010 Express for quite some time with no issues. Recently my computer was replaced and Studio 2012 Express was installed. Since that time ...
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Need a free\open source library to calculate LOS & Viewshed using C# \ VB

I'm working in a Radio Propagation Analysis project that required to draw the Line-Of-Sight (LOS) between two radio antennas and calculating the View-shed for one radio antenna. So i need a Free\Open ...
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Creating SQL query in ArcGIS Explorer SDK?

I am using the ArcGIS Explorer SDK and have run into an issue surrounding a query I would like to perform with SQL. I believe my query is built wrong or perhaps I am looking at the wrong fields. Would ...
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Migrate in a new programming GIS language

The last five years I have been working with VBA and ArcObjects for developing a specific application within ArcGIS. That project that began around 2008-2009 carried out with VBA and ArcObjects which ...
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How to find co-ordinates of two intersecting features (circle and polyline) in vb.net using arcobjects?

I am new to arcobjects and i want to find the co-ordinates of the intersection points of a circular arc and a polyline. Can somebody please help me with this. I've tried the following code but it is ...
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Finding path where add-ins are installed for ArcGIS Desktop?

I see that my add-ins are installed to C:\Users\Me\AppData\Local\ESRI\Desktop10.0\AssemblyCache{6C90269B-D233-4122-3747-C2AE1131E22C} Is it possible to find that file path from within the Add-in ...
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Geometry to Shapefile

From importing the shapefile to postgis, its geometry is added to the database postgresql. The question, how can I load the shapefile in the Visual Basic.Net using the geometry in the database ?
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Remove Shapefile lock

I have an ArcObject Dissolve procedure that creates a shp in a directory. This dissolved layer is a temp layer and is not added into ArcMap. I would like to delete it when the user clicks a button ...
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How to read DGN using GDAL in VB.Net?

Reading a DGN file is a big problem for me. I tried more and more but can't find a way to read a dgn(v8) file by VB.Net. After many search, i found out that GDAL can read and write dgn file, but i 'm ...
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vb.net arcobjects spatial query get fields value of desired layer only

Currently I am using ArcObjects (10.2.1) in vb.net (vs 2012). What I intent to develop is a spatial query tool. There are 2 steps in the function: (1) Use "Select Features" tool in ArcMap to select ...
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How to run spatial query get fields value of 2 layers?

Last month I ask a question "vb.net arcobjects spatial query get fields value of desired layer only", url vb.net arcobjects spatial query get fields value of desired layer only. Now there is some ...
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Add WMS Layer into map using Arcobjects

I am going to add a wms layer to my existing map.I use this code: public load_wms(ESRI.ArcGIS.Controls.AxMapControl mapcontrol) { // Create an WMSMapLayer Instance - this will be ...
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How to batch export to PMF using ArcGIS 10.2 and VB.Net

This is my first post, and was hoping I might be able to get some assistance. I have modified a code I found online to batch export a series of map documents (mxds) to ArcPublisher files (PMFs). I ...
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Problem creating a point IFeatureClass

I'm trying to create a point IFeatureClass, but my code doesn't work. Public Function CreatePointFeatureClass(ByVal featureClassName As String, _ ByVal ...
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How to solve a Run-time error 91?

I have a function which a part shown below. The problem is that I get a Run-time error 91 (object variable or with variable not set) and the debug highlights the last line of the code ( Set ...
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Arcmap VB.NET export map to SHP error

I want to export a query to a Shapefile. If the query is empty I get an error and it will not export. How can I do nothing if the query is empty and export next query in the list? Sample if I ...
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feature store get NullReferenceException error

I am trying to update a field value according to the selected OBJECTID. But get System.NullReferenceException error. Don't know what's wrong with the code. My code is as follows: pActiveView ...
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Row.Value returns rounded SHAPE.area and SHAPE.len values

I have created a VB.Net Add-In, and am using IRow to get the value of fields in tables in ArcMap to use in a query. But I am encountering a problem when getting the values of the SHAPE.area and ...
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arcobjects determine when attribute dialog window closed

In arcmap, I choose to "Display the attributes dialog before storing new features" in editor options for several layers. I intend to do further development upon user closing the attribute dialog ...
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How to use IWorkspaceName2

I'm trying to make a little utility to generate encrypted passwords for MSD files (change the XML inside the zip). I found this example online, but I'm not familiar with esri's API, so I'm not sure ...
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ArcObjects - Highlight something in TOC

Can someone help me please, I'm searching for a way to highlight a Feature Class in the TOC. I tried so many snippets and I didn't get the result I wanted So what I'd like to have is a function ...
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vb.net arcmap add-in loop through a dbf file get 'System.NullReferenceException' error

I am using vb.net arcmap add-in. I encounter a System.NullReferenceException error and cause arcmap crash. The workflow in my vb.net code is: (1) create a ShapefileWorkspaceFactory (2) use the ...
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Getting a list of ObjectID from a Selection Set Object using ArcObjects 9.3 in VB.Net

I am trying to get back a list of ObjectIDs from a selection set using VB.Net in ArcObjects for ArcGIS Desktop 9.3. I have been passing an object populated using the ".IDs" method from the ...
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“Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component.” during using geoprocessor by VB.net

I am also get a error shows like "Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component." And the Exception snapshot shows the "stacktrace" is at ...
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vb.net arcobjects mapping different field values in attribute table

I need to mapping different field values in an attribute table. The attribute table as follows: For example, I want to get the "DrainName" value when "BQ no." = "22/22" and "Segment ID" = ...
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arcpy SearchCursor return a OBJECTID value not as an integer

I use summary statistics GP tool to extract the max OBJECTID from a feature layer. After that I use arcpy SerachCursor to get the OBJECTID value from the statistics, but the result returned is not an ...
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ArcGIS 10 export metadata to XML programmatically

I have some code that exports metadata from an iMetadata instance to a standalone XML file. This code uses the ExportXML type and the iMetadataExport interface (see below). Private Sub ...
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vb.net arcobjects remove a buffer

I have a function which can select and zoom to a feature, at the same time I will create a buffer around the selected feature so that further more function provided only for the selected feature. The ...
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vb.net arcobjects determine whether arcmap is in editing session

I have a vb.net arcmap addin which provide a function to validate geodb topology. But there is a problem, when I am not in editing session and use the function, arcmap will crash. In this case I ...
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How to create a transparent buffer of a polyline?

I use vb.net arcobjects create a buffer around a polyline feature once it is selected. The problem is the buffer has a obvious colour. Since I have other functions on the selected feature, I cannot ...
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vb.net arcobjects determine 'create features' on which layer

When I create new feature in editing session, I need to determine the new created feature is in which layer because after that have further more action on the layer. I wonder can this be done in ...
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vb.net arcobjects validate topology function only works after I use arcmap topology tool validate topology first

I find a strange thing occasionally, I have a validate topology function developed by vb.net arcobjects. It work not properly. The case is: open arcmap start editing use my validate topology ...
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vb.net arcobjects check if topology has error

I follow the esri example for validating topology, is it possible to tell whether topology error exists? The code I use: ' Step 1 - access a topology Dim topoUiD As UID = New UIDClass ...
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How do I check what type of mapsurround is on the map?

I want to have the program add a scalebar to the map, but only if there isn't one already on the map. The code below works for legends, but when I try to replace ILegend with IScalebar it doesn't ...
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Working with topology errors sample code error

I am following the sample code from ESRI for checking topology errors using vb.net. But in my workspace an error happened. My code is listed below: ' Step 1 - access a topology Dim topoUiD As ...
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ArcMap add-in (vb.net) datagridview will crash map when right click on the title part

I find the problem accidentally. In my ArcMap add-in, there is a search function which allows the user to search the geodb based on the value of a field. It works fine but today when I right click the ...
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Access a topology sample code runtime error when define ITopologyExtension

I encountered a runtime error when I used the sample code from ESRI on Accessing a topology. The sample code is as follows: Dim topoUiD As UID = New UIDClass topoUiD.Value = ...
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vb.net arcobjects “current no topology available”

I am using ArcMap add-in to perform a topology validation. I have defined a topology in the geodatabase and add it in ArcMap TOC. When I try to get the current topology using ArcObjects, I get this ...
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IMap.FeatureSelection get the selected feature field value always return -1

I am following the sample code of ArcObjects (vb.net) of IMap::FeatureSelection, I want to get 1 field value of all selected features. unfortunately I always get the value -1, any idea on it? The ...
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ArcGIS Geoprocessing and 32/64 bit architecture Issue

I am coding a VB.net console application using ArcObjects to call ArcGIS 10.1 geoprocessing tools. I have several geoprocessing calls that actually work, but that pop up an irritating message box when ...
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vb.net ArcObjects is there a function the same as “Select Features by Polygon” of ArcMap's tool

I want to know whether there is a function provided by ArcObjects (vb.net) to realize the "Select Features by Polygon" on ArcMap (shown below). I am using VS 2012 (vb.net) and ArcObjects 10.2.2, ...
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How can I find the farthest point from a set of existing points?

I have a set of points as a shapefile and I want to find (the coordinates) of a new point which will have the longest possible distance from each of the existing points. Is that possible? If yes, is ...
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Can arcobjects validate topology globally

I want to develop a function which allow user to validate a topology in the whole map wide. But from what I searching from internet, to validate a topology, a dirty area (polygon) must be defined, ...