Questions tagged [arccatalog]

An application under the ArcGIS Desktop suite that is used to manage and create spatial data and databases.

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Creating materialized view from ArcSDE layer

In the past I've used materialized views in Oracle to replicate non-spatial data from one database to another. I'd like to do the same thing with an ArcSDE feature class, but I'm wondering how that ...
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How do you view the current spatial index grid size for a file geodatabase feature class?

I am receiving an "The spatial index grid size is invalid." error during a copy/paste of polygon features in ArcMap and I successfully corrected it with AddSpatialIndex. But in an effort to figure out ...
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oracle 10 connection on arcgis 10, windows 7

I have problem odbc connection on arcgis 10, oracle 10 and windows 7. odbc connection on windows, running well. but when arcgis conection via arcatalog, appear error "Test connection error because of ...
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ArcCatalog metadata XML importing errors

I am trying to add metadata to some layers within ArcCatalog and I don't understand the error messages it is giving me or why there would be an error. When I try to import my metadata XML it completes ...
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Is it possible to export Map Service to cache or to raster

I've added The server under GIS Servers in ArcCatalog. At that server i have Map Service of an orthophoto. is it possible to export that that Map Service to raster or to cache ?
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Different SRID problem

I have two geodatabases and I import a large number of tables from one to another by using ArcCatalog (ArcGIS 10.2). However the tables and indexes created on them are imported with different srid. ...
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How do I drag item/file from ArcCatalog to custom UI form created with Toolbar Add-in?

I have created a button add-in in ArcMap that pops up custom UI/Form. I want to drag and drop file from ArcCatalog into the textbox on the Form. I am able to do so with windows explorer but not from ...
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Security alert dialogbox when launching arctoolbox

Every time I launch arctoolbox from arccatalog, the following dialog box appears: Then, whatever I answer, it takes ages (~36s) before the box disappear and I can finally use arctoolbox. What could ...
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Topology validate error

Im using Arcmap 10.1 version.I don't know where i made mistake my database. I have attached an example image to show the Error Report.
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Updating shapefile metadata to show up in ArcCatalog?

I am attempting to update the metadata for a variety of shapefiles to change the information under 'Summary' (or 'Purpose'), 'Description' (or 'Abstract'), etc. in ArcCatalog's Description tab. I am ...
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Python and ArcGIS Metadata Parsing Script

Currently building a GDB with 100+ feature classes which will need metadata elements for certain fields to be used in an online tool popup. I am working on a Python script to update these elements, ...
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Define Projection - Error 000732 - Dataset Does Not Exist or Is Not Supported

I am working with a shapefile that currently does not have any projections associated with it. However, when I attempt to Define the Projection, I am met with Error 000732. I have tried doing this in ...
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Use enterprise architect to export models with metadata

I am using Enterprise Architect to build a data model, and I need to know if there is a way to write somewhere in EA "in notes or glossary....." the description of each feature and class that I have ...
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Authenticated WMS not accessible through ArcCatalog?

I have a Geoserver WMS which has basic authentication for several layers that have data security restrictions against them. After putting in the username and password in ArcCatalog's add WMS server ...
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ArcCatalog open sde geodb fails: “possibly sdehome/temp is full”

I'm trying to open a connection to an sde geodatabase with ArcCatalog 10.4.1 that was previously working. But now I get the error: "possibly $SDEHOME/temp is full" and ArcCatalog crashes. Does ...
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Changing Default Directory for ArcCatalog Connect To Folder?

When connecting to a folder in Arccatalog, is it possible to change the directory that the Connect To Folder dialogue box defaults to? It currently defaults to C:\Users\username
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ArcCatalog import geodatabase xml schema: domain name conflict

I've exported a geodb xml schema "A" with ArcCatalog from a file geodatabase in order to import it into a sde geodb in Oracle. I've created a geodatabase with the "create enterprise geodatabase tool" ...
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Feature class' default domain for a field is still locked to an older domain

I have a field within a feature class that I had assigned a coded text domain to, but then created a different coded text domain with updated information that I then pointed to as my new domain ...
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Is it possible to add polygon type of feature class into network mesh?

According to this article Network dataset contains basic features. Like Point and Line. I want to add Polygon feature classes into the dataset, how do I do it? Is there an additional step to connect ...
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Identify button pop-up window no longer displays in ArcCatalog?

When I use the identify tool within ArcCatalog (10.2.1), I no longer get the pop-up window that provides the information about whatever feature was clicked. I'm not sure when this issue started, but ...
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How can I make ArcGIS 10.2 overwrite folders instead of pasting a new/copy folder (with a (1) suffix?)

Just upgraded to 10.2 from 10.0 and I have always edited data on the C: drive then pasted this updated folder onto the "work" server. In 10.0 the folder is overwritten. In 10.2 the folder is copied ...
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Can an external application start ArcCatalog.exe and immediately navigate to a specific folder?

I'm looking something similar to explorer's command line switches: explorer.exe /select,c:\examples\condensed\need\obtains\dispute\under\billion\floor or explorer.exe /e,c:\examples\condensed\need\...
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Renaming .met file with ModelBuilder which uses iterator to rename .sid files?

I have a model that iterates through a folder containing .sid raster datasets, amongst other types of rasters (so I'm using a *.sid wildcard). I note, however, that ArcCatalog/ModelBuilder/Rename ...
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Converting line density layer into classified raster using applied symbology in ArcPy?

Using python in ArcCatalog 10.6 I am trying to apply symbology to a line density layer. I sliced the density map into 9 segments and that is how I want to apply symbology from a predefined layer. It ...
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ArcCatalog XML Import - Import data only

Is there a way to import data only from XML using ArcCatalog? I know there are two options either to import schema only or to import data with schema. I have a schema already with domains and ...
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arcpy.Rename_management() returning ERROR 999999 and [Errno 13]

I have a function where I am trying to rename a geodatabase, both os.rename and arcpy.Rename_management() work in the Python window but not in the Script when run as a tool through ArcCatalog. ...
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Using Attribute Values of Rasters in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 4 Shapefiles which basicly have 7 important fields and are basicly looking like: ------------------------------------------------------------------ | Name | Connection 1 | Con 2 | Con 3 | ...
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Unable to delete a symbol from symbol collection in annotation feature class?

I am trying to delete a symbol in the Symbol Collection for an Annotation FeatureClass in ArcCatalog. From what I can tell, there is always one symbol for an annotation featureclass, which should be (...
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Can't create an ESRI File Geodatabase on one specific drive

I can create a ESRI file geodatabase in ArcCatalog 10.2 and 10.4 in C:/ drive and in 2 network drives but on the 3rd network drive when you try to create a file geodatabase (fgdb) by either right ...
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Trying to update the temporal extent description field with Python

I am able to call out and update the temporal extent begin and end dates, but the Description field is also required in ArcCatalog for metadata creation. In my script, I am trying to define it as: ...
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Polyline to raster cell size too small to run?

I'm trying to run a polyline to raster tool and would like the cell size of the outputted raster to match my DEM grid cell size of 1/3(0.0000925925926 degrees) or 1 arc second (0.000277778 degrees). ...
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Disabling Login Window on ArcMap?

I would like to know how to disable the login window [PICTURE A] when I start ArcMap ? In the code I am starting ArcMap, but then I get prompted with username and password dialog. How can I disable ...
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Authenticating ArcGIS Desktop to web tier authenticated ArcGIS Server?

I'm using a webadaptor with ArcGIS Server 10.4 to which I added an authentication filter (CAS client) via the web.xml. Everything works perfectly for the web application. However, when I try to ...