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May
14
comment Performing Double Animation, Path Animation in ArcGIS Runtime SDK for WPF
Welcome to GIS SE! As a new user be sure to take the Tour where you will see that there should be only one question per question asked. Please use the edit button to focus your question on just the most important question to you. The others can always be researched/asked separately.
May
13
comment Using Python to select random location from shapefile?
Are you using ArcGIS for Desktop? If so, which version? Both may be important details to edit into your question.
May
13
comment Setting coordinate system for image in ArcMap?
Your linked image looks like it is extra-terrestrial so while the steps to define its coordinate system are easy, deciding what coordinate system to use may be much harder. In any event including the location of your data by using the edit button beneath it would seem highly relevant. Also, does one or other of your image and shapefile already have a coordinate system?
May
13
comment Creating a field calculator function that can cast string to a percentage value in a related field?
Would you be able to edit your question to indicate whether you are using the field calculator from QGIS or ArcGIS for Desktop, please?
May
13
comment Is there a way to improve the time for opening a QGIS project?
Please edit your question to remove the Solution from it and add it as an Answer instead. If you have not already taken the 2-minute Tour I recommend doing so because it describes at a high level how our Q&A format works.
May
13
comment Check shape orientation
"the shorter line is always taken as the width by ESRI default" does not sound right to me either - if you post your code snippet for this it will no doubt help.
May
12
comment Suggestions for serving mbtiles packed with mb-util in GeoServer using MBTiles extension?
Welcome to GIS SE! As a new user be sure to take the Tour. It sounds like you may be trying to reference an earlier question in yours. To do that would you be able to copy the URL of the earlier question, and click edit beneath your question so that you can paste the URL into it, please?
May
12
comment Find and Replace shapefile source script not working
Indent it - perhaps read up on how Python uses indentation to define code blocks that are run within loops/iteration.
May
12
comment How to export Extent as shapefile from multiple shapefiles using OGR?
Before trying it on multiple shapes (or shapefiles?) have you been able to get this to work on just one? Either way I think you should edit your question to show how far you have got and where you are stuck.
May
12
comment Find and Replace shapefile source script not working
Please edit your question to reflect the code that you are actually running. I think you should include some print statements within the code blocks for each test that you perform so that you will know whether or not they are being run. That print output should accompanying the code to help us interpret it too.
May
12
comment Find and Replace shapefile source script not working
Both of your for loops look like they would throw unexpected indentation errors - have you tried running precisely the code that you have posted?
May
12
comment GeoProcessing Tool select by location (SWITCH SELECTION)
Your screenshot is from ArcMap but your question is about ArcCatalog - what precisely happened when you tried to do this in ArcCatalog? Is your "Geo processing tool" based on a model, is it a Python script tool, or something else? Letting us know that "it is not working!" is not nearly as helpful as providing an error message.
May
12
comment GEO polygon tool to extract data from map
I'm a bit confused by your tags because you have a mix of Desktop GIS and Web Mapping products included. It sounds like you are trying to create a web map so I'll remove the tags for QGIS and ArcGIS for Desktop.
May
12
comment Got different cell sizes from a rasterised data
I too am confused by your tags, you make no mention of QGIS or ArcGIS for Desktop in your question body, but "Arcgis" appears in the path to your raster dataset, but have tags for both. Would you be able to edit your question to make clear the precise software, tool and settings that you are using, please?
May
11
comment How to delimit point distances in ArcGIS for Desktop per thiessen polgyon
Do you really have 2200 shapefiles or do you have 1100 features in each of two shapefiles? Please edit your question to clarify what you are asking.
May
11
comment Output the Search Cursor as a string
What happens when you run the code snippet that you provided? I think you should include any error thrown as an edit to your question.
May
11
comment How to import data into a table from another similar table?
Welcome to GIS SE! As a new user be sure to take the Tour. I think you should edit your question to provide more precise details of what you are wanting to to do, what you have tried and where you are stuck.
May
11
comment How to add image base tool control to a drop-down list in ArcGIS 9.3.1
@Amo I think you should Accept this answer by clicking the green tick.
May
11
comment CartoDB example for Airport routes?
What have done so far with either d3 or CartoDB? You'll find potential answerers are more likely to help when you show what you have already tried and where you are stuck.
May
10
comment Python script to summarize layer properties
@ChrisW - or at least split the relevant parts across the question and an answer. bkepl - if you have not already taken the Tour it is well worth doing so. You will see how we look for one question per question - yours seems to have two - just something to think about for next time.