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May
27
answered How to forbid zoom map under scroll page?
May
26
awarded  Yearling
May
22
comment “TypeError: Unable to draw graphic (geometry:null, symbol:null)” after adding tiled and feature layers
I'm also putting masking tape over the warning light, and explicitly ignoring any error messages which contain that text.
May
22
reviewed Approve Returning string from OpenLayers.Format.WKT write?
May
22
reviewed Reject QGIS display does not reflect projection
May
20
comment Joining two polygon layers based on distance?
If you can't run the Vertices to Points tool for the same reason, you'll have to write a script which manually creates a point for each vertex.
May
20
comment Joining two polygon layers based on distance?
Great answer. If you don't have an ArcInfo license, and so can't run the Feature to Point tool, a workaround is to use the geometry calculation tools on the table, as explained here
May
19
answered Problem with matplotlib when installing QGIS on mac
May
19
comment Problem with matplotlib when installing QGIS on mac
could you uninstall matplotlib and reinstall using the methods outlined at kyngchaos? This works well for me on Mavericks. Is there any particular reason you need to do things differently?
May
15
comment How to obtain the value of a feature programatically, based on a coordinate
Good to know, thanks for the tip! The help file confirms that "geometry objects can be used instead of feature layers for both input and output to make geoprocessing simpler."
May
15
comment How to obtain the value of a feature programatically, based on a coordinate
Note that the help file specifies that the select_features must be a featureLayer - in fact you've shown that this isn't necessary.
May
15
comment How to apply the four colors theorem in a polygon map in ArcGIS/ArcToolBox automatcally?
This is brilliant - thanks so much for sharing it. I noticed at ArcGIS 10.2 the field names on the PolygonNeighbors output table have changed slightly - the fields are now called src_OBJECT and nbr_OBJECT
May
14
comment How to obtain the value of a feature programatically, based on a coordinate
I like this approach - it avoids steps 1 and 2 in my scenario. Thanks.
May
14
accepted How to obtain the value of a feature programatically, based on a coordinate
May
14
comment Issues Using Dropbox to Sync File GeoDatabases
FWIW I was editing a complex polygon layer in a file GDB so I disconnected Dropbox while I was working on it. I reconnected Dropbox after editing, so the files were backed up. 24 hours later, all my edits are gone, and (since I had disconnected dropbox during editing) there are no intermediate files to revert to. So it looks like Dropbox may sometimes corrupt a file geodatabase.
May
14
asked How to obtain the value of a feature programatically, based on a coordinate
May
13
awarded  Popular Question
May
13
answered Downloading Geodatabase to ArcCatalog
May
6
comment How to handle the New ESRI Ocean Basemap
@sfletche your cynicism seems a bit misplaced - the new basemap works well in the Esri APIs, which is what Esri have designed it for. If it's causing a problem in OpenLayers I guess they'd figure that's not their problem...
May
6
reviewed Approve How to make variables output to user defined workspace