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VBScript (Visual Basic Scripting Edition) is an Active Scripting language developed by Microsoft that is modeled on Visual Basic.

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Adding button to Arcpad form

I am trying to add a button to an Arcpad form that sets the values to Cereal and Corn. This is as far as I have gotten and I am stuck. Any help would be appreciated! EDIT: I Made apl that has a form. ...
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Calculate value from an equation using Field Calculator Python/VB Script

I wanted to calculate a result value from 3 fields using an equation. VBScript or Python codes are also accepted..:-) the equation is RESULT= [(R^2/3)(S^1/2)]/n..
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how to label only number using vbscript in arcgis 10.1

I have a GPS station feature dataset and I need to label using field NAME. However, I need to label only the number, for example in the field NAME the name are GPS123, STATION 239, STN 325 but the ...
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Needed either python or VB Script to write right indent

Question : I have a field column that is has numbers with percent. The field properties are string and 50 in length. I ran it in an expression using round([T_Acres]/207 * 100,0) + "%" in VB script . ...
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Custom ArcPad toolbar button

I am trying to re-create something like the quick capture tool set already provided on arcpad, so it will allow me to capture points on the field easier. I have it currently where a form pops up and ...
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Is there an equivalent of ArcGIS Hyperlink script editor in QGIS?

I am trying to find similar functionality in QGIS to ArcGIS Hyperlink script editor. In ArcGIS I can parse VBScript from a selected field in an attribute table. The script would execute on mouse ...
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Label related records in ArcMap from enterprise geodatabase

Two questions related to labeling 1:M related records in ArcGIS 10.2. I have successfully built an Advanced Label expression in Python to label records from a related table. I am currently working ...
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If/then Field Calculator

I have two fields in my model, the first is a spatial join return for the township, the second is a spatical join to a city. If there is not city, then the field is left blank. The column that has ...
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Why is this field calculator expression evaluated incorrectly when using Python syntax?

I have a polygon featureclass containing an integer field 'gridcode'. I've added 2 new float fields VB_calc and Python_calc, both of which should be equal to gridcode / 1,000,000. If I calculate the ...
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How do I create a new layer in an ArcPad Map that's a buffer from another layer?

I'm editing code that someone else wrote for an plant species management database. Currently, you have to be holding the GPS receiver inside of the polygon for it to automatically find the previous ...
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Expression to display Image in MapTips?

In ArcMap, is it possible to display an image by using a path in the attribute table to show an image in MapTips? Any Python or vbScript expression are welcome as long as it is MapTips which shows ...
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Label using VBscript in ArcMap - multiple IF statements?

I have 4 fields that hold number values. I only want a label returned if the field <>0. For instance, if col1<>0, then label = col1 AND if col2 <>0 then label = col2, etc. So, I want all ...
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Merge String fields in ModelBuilder by undefined ArcGIS user?

I'm using ArcGIS 10. I have a doubt, because I already have a merged shapefile, with two string Fields, some Null and some filled (comes from the merge tool). So, now I want to get the values from ...
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Randomly choosing one from multiple fields in Field Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using the Field Calculator in ArcGIS for Desktop, I want to randomly choose one field from a list of 10 fields (strings). The Excel equivalent, which is working, is: =INDEX(A2:J2;rnd()*10+1). How ...
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VBScript for Advanced Labeling in ArcGIS

I found a template I thought might be useful to create a table of sorts for a label. I modified it with my variables, but it still doesn't seem to be working. I'm not very familiar with VBScript, but ...
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Arcpad 10…using sql with VBScript

I am trying to get a count of related records (Tableform) in order to validate Editform entry (using VBS). Any help getting myCount? I Know there are some syntax issues here, but is this even ...
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ModelBuilder - How to calculate Field using part of path name

I am trying to calculate a field using part of the feature class path name (specifically, the last three characters of the geodatabase name). Is this possible? I've tried using the parse path tool and ...
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Reference control on Editform from tableform - ArcPad VBscripting

I'm developing an application to record water chemistry data along a profile from the surface of a lake, every 0.5, 1, 1.5 or 2m, down to the bottom of the lake. On the Edit form, the user will ...
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Can someone help me to convert this Python to VBscript for labellling

I have two Python script snippets that need to convert to VBscript. Can anybody help me because I am really not familiar and know Python. the first script is def FindLabel([BA2]): name = ...
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How to calculate/record attachments' file names using Field Calculator?

I have a point feature class containing attachments corresponding to jpg files (sometime more than one jpg per feature). I would like to use the "field calculator" to calculate/record a new field that ...
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Error when calculate field using VBscript or Python (slice a field)

I have an expression in VBscript that works well for labeling: Function FindLabel (field) if (INT(RIGHT(field, 2)) <> 1) then FindLabel = INT(MID(field, 8, 3)) &"-"& ...
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Multiple field vbscript query

I'm fairly new to arc gis and I'm trying to string along several queries. individually they work in same query they don't. background I want to query all permit types rc, re, re/ap, and db; less than ...
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Activate the Geography Page programatically in ArcPad 10

In ArcPad Studio, when you are working with the axf file of a feature layer, there is an attribute for labeled "geographypagevisible". This determines whether or not the geography page is visible on ...
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ArcPad 10: Accessing the Geography information of a feature through ArcPad Studio (VB Script)

I am trying to access the geography feature property of a feature being edited. I need to do it programatically (in order to auto populate a field using the geography) using VB Script. I cannot seem ...
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Multiple script hyperlinks not loading in ArcGIS

I've set up my layer to use hyperlinks based on a script. When I use the Hyperlink tool and click on a link, often times it loads just fine. The problem I have is when there are multiple points on ...
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How to Populate new field using expression containing MAX value from another field in ArcGIS attribute table using field calculator?

I've got one field X with 10 numerical attributes (float/double). I've created a new field Y (also float/double) which I need to populate with the percentage of each record/attribute (in each of the ...
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Designing ArcPad Quickforms to Collect Biological Data?

I am trying to design a Quickform in ArcPad 10.2 to enable efficient capture of biological survey information in the field on a Trimble Juno 3D. I am currently investigating using the Form Creation ...
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ArcPad VBscript restrict layer editing

I am attempting to restrict editing on certain layers based on the user log in. Dim objLyr1 Dim objLyr2 Dim objLyr3 Set objLyr1 = Map.Layers("PatchPanel") Set objLyr2 = Map.Layers("wHydrant") Set ...
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Removing time from date field labeling in VBScript

I'm not at all experienced with writing VBScript for labeling purposes. Here is my code so far: Function FindLabel ( [Date_of_Birth] ) if not isnull ( [Date_of_Birth] ) then FindLabel = ...
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VB Script can't run in Field Calculator

I wrote a simple script in VB. But it failed to run in field calculator. I can't figure out what is wrong with it. Below is a screenshot. Thanks for your help.
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Removing 0 values when labelling an integer field

I am trying to do a simple labelling exercise however I am a bit stuck on how to remove unwanted '0' values. I have three fields which I would like to display in a stacked label i.e. on three lines. ...
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mulitple line labeling arcgis

I try to label a field according to his length with VBScripting in Argis 10.0 The idea is : If myfield is more than a certain length, then please add a new line and split the field correctly. My ...
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How to query a data table embedded in ArcPad AXF file package using VBscript?

I would like to ask for some help on writing some VBscript (Supported in ArcPad) in a user form Command Button where the user activated the form with a unique feature ID(hence named COA_ID) already ...
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Date Time format in ArcGIS 10.1

I have a Date column in my feature class and I want the date to appear in "dd MMM yyyy" format as a label to a polygon. I am using Arc Map 10.1. I tried taking Jscript. var Dt = new Date(); Dt = ...
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How to convert field values from lower case to upper case in ArcGIS 10.1?

Using the Field Calculator in ArcGIS 10.1, I am able convert the first letter in a value from lower case to upper case. How do you convert the entire value to upper case, though? I can't seem to ...
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How do you calculate a column value based on the value of another column?

I am trying to select data based on whether it starts with certain characters and then update a field. For example if [Asbuilt] starts with "WL" then do something. Here are the two methods I have ...
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How can I get shape filename in attribute field using field calculator with VBA?

I want to store ths shapefile name in an attribute field using the field calculator and visual, but can't find the way to do it. Can anyone help me, please? Thanks!!!
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Picture fill symbol fails with a polygon graphic

The following code snippet successfully draws a graphic polygon and fills it with the specified picture fill symbol. When the x values for all of the points are made negative and a repeat call to the ...
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Convert ArcMap label expressions from VBScript to Javascript or Python

I have a large number of layers (hundreds) with label expressions written in VBScript. I am using ArcMap 9.3.1, and I'm now starting to export the layers as MPKs for use in our ArcGIS Runtime (WPF) ...
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Script for populating field in ArcGIS 10 with consecutive numbers (where start numbers is decided by me) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add automate values to attribute field? I need a script (for Arc GIS 10) by which I can populate a field against some selected polygons features. For instance, i ...
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field calculation in arcgis

i have a data which contain a code of area an value of area in shapefile, ex.: area|value 1|33 1|43 1|31 2|12 2|43 3|66 3|76 the question is how to calculate total value per area with arcgis, i ...
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How to Add Values together using FindLabel (VBscript) function of ArcMap Label Expression?

I'm wanting to add together values from multiple fields in shp file and display the result as a the label here's what I'm looking at right now: if ( [SwineGesBo] + [SwineSowLt] > 0) then output = ...
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ArcMap field calculator VBScript

I want to do some advanced level scripting with VBA in the field calculator. I have done a simple coding in the code block. Here is the codes. dim X if [Name]="University" then X=101101 ...
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How to parse serial date in ArcGIS?

I have imported a shapefile that contains a serial date number that looks like this: 41256.260799. I would like to create a new field that shows only the hour and second like this: 06:33. I've tried ...
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Field Calculator VB Script Codeblock IF statement syntax is wrong

I can't figure out why the syntax is wrong in Field Calculator ArcMap 10. The complete codeblock is Dim CapitalDia As Number Dim TwagDia As Number Dim X As Number CapitalDia = [New_Pipe_S] TwagDia ...
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ArcPad get vbs script location

Within arcpad (edit form) I want to get the current location of the vbs script running. This simple vbs script outside of arcpad works fine. wscript.echo " " + Wscript.ScriptFullName However, when ...
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How to make Field Value constant size(length) by appending zeros towards the end?

I have been racking my brain, but I can't seem to find a solution to appending my field values in my .dbf to correspond with the values of my feature's attribute table. All I need to do is to append ...
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How to concatenate numbers and add in leading zeros?

I have three text fields populated as follows: 1, 9, 1 that I need to concatenate into a field that looks like 01.09.01. Getting to 1.9.1 is easy but can anyone help out with how to formulate it so ...
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How to combine If Then with InStr in ArcMap field calculator?

I want to write an if then in field calculator that tests if a field in the attribute table contains one of several versions of another string (the versions vary by capitalization). Trouble is, I ...
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Remove first n characters in label using ArcGIS 10 label expression builder with VBscript

I have a planning cadastre dataset. It has the type of plan (DP, RP or SP) and then the plan number, thusly: DP123456 RP1248590000 SP3855 etc... I want to make a label in the expression builder in ...