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

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Accessing advanced metadata formats from ArcGIS REST API?

Esri allows us to choose the style of the metadata we would like to use: Those styles allow you to add more specific metadata e.g. more description about a specific field like this: the problem is, ...
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Generate a list of all theme keywords in ArcCatalog?

Is it possible to generate a list of all themes keywords in ArcCatalog v9.3.1? similarly, I would like to do the same for place keywords as well? My office only have about 10 standalone ArcMap ...
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Edited metadata disappears in ArcCatalog

I'm quite new to GIS (being a student) and I have to edit the metadata for a couple of layers in my personal geodatabase. The problem I have is when I'm editing the metadata for the rasters it keeps ...
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Can you add more than one contact in FGDC compliant metadata?

I am new to following the FGDC metadata standards. I have received an SDSFIE compliant geodatabase. My job is to build on this geodatabase. Each feature class already has FGDC compliant metadata. ...
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Add a specific Domain to Multiple Feature CLasses at once (batch)

I have a domain named "Life Cycle" with coded- "active" or "inactive". I need to apply this domain to over 150+ Feature Classes (in a SDE if that matters) via ArcCatalog. I know how to do this ...
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Geometric Network Error

May I know where I made a mistake? I have already referred to the following link: http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//003n0000000r000000 and I have also attached an ...
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HTML in XML export issues in ArcGIS [closed]

I have some metadata saved using the ArcCatalog metadata editor. The abstract element allows you to use html formatting. When you export the metadata to xml the formatting is stripped out and the ...
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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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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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Join tables with duplicate values

I have two sets of data: list of parcel numbers and locations which I am interested in Address database for the county (shapefile) In dataset 2 there can be multiple instances of the same parcel ...
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Changing layer's ArcSDE data source user name?

I am a new hire and I'm in the process up setting up my database connections and default instance. I set up my personal database connection to the server under my name. I received a MXD from a ...
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ArcMap won't let me add fields to a table?

For some reason, my ArcMap will not let me add a field in my tables, regardless of the table. Further, the "Add field" option is grayed out. In ArcCatalog, no extra field is available to be typed in. ...
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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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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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File geodatabase not visible through ArcCatalog

I get the error "There was an error exporting the layer. Invalid function arguments. FDO error: -2147024894 [GDB_SystemCatalog]" when trying to export data from one of my feature classes in my ...
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Providing Catalog Service for Web (CSW) using ArcGIS software?

I need to harvest catalog data from a ArcGIS database, and as I understand it, a Catalog Service for the Web (CSW) should be the way to go. Some docs mention vaguely the "GIS Portal Toolkit" or the (...
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How to get an ESRI spatial reference in XML for Pathfinder Export?

I am trying to export from Trimble Pathfinder into an ESRI Geodatabase, in UTM10N (EPSG:26910), however I do not have a spatial reference XML setup in the export preferences. I looked into how to get ...
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ArcCatelog 9.3 feature classes with annotation relationships allowed in a geometric network

I have a gas utility dataset that we are working on getting converted into a geometric network for easier analysis. The feature classes are part of an ArcSDE and have a ton of relationship classes ...
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ArcMap & Catalog: DB connection to ACCDB file [closed]

I have successfully established a database connection using ArcCatalog to an access database. I am using Access 2013 and ArcMap 10.2.2. I used as a database provider Microsoft Jet Engine version 12.0 ...
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Spatial ETL Tools won't run “AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute, etc.”

I have a python script that runs 5 Spatial ETL tools that I wish to run as a scheduled task. Each of the tools will run successfully from ArcCatalog and also from the ArcCatalog Command line. If I ...
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Notification service for ArcCatalog

I am dealing with long and demanding analyses, which needs often lots of data and time ( between few hours to couple of days) and it can happen a full stop/break on my workstations caused by diverse ...
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How can you tell if ArcCatalog Geoprocessing is still running?

Is there some other way other than the logs to check that ongoing geoprocessing is working correctly? I am running the Buffer tool with dissolve type ALL on ArcCatalog 10.1. I was expecting the the ...
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Network Analyst Vehicle Routing - Point Barriers not diverting route [closed]

I'm using network analyst in ArcMap 10.3 to do a vehicle routing problem (I have all the extensions). I have a depot location and an order point. I can run the tool and it will run the route along the ...
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Python with ArcCatalog for Table or Geography view? [closed]

Is there a way to automate the preview tab in Arc Catalog using Python? Say if I wanted to preview the geography of a feature class where I have the path and just don't really want to connect to the ...
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Visualizing a State Tree

I'm running ArcGIS 10.2.1 and I need a way to visualize the state tree for my versioned SQL 2012 database. I've previously used the GDBT tools but there isn't an option available from ESRI that will ...
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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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How to get size of file geodatabase feature class on disk?

Is there a simple way to determine the amount of hard drive space a feature class takes up? I feel like I'm missing something simple, but I don't recall a method that does so. You would think that ...
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Importing/copying geodatabase schema from multiple tables to single table?

I have an existing ArcGIS 10 geodatabase which has a complicated schema containing multiple tables and joins, and I wish to simplify this for faster web delivery. For example, Featureclass1 is ...
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How do I upload a file into ArcCatalog?

I am trying to upload a photo into a folder in ArcCatalog, yet I haven't been able to find where and how to do that. I am using ArcGIS 10.1 (ArcGIS for Desktop) through my school's Citrix receiver. ...
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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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Publish a Feature class on ArcDesktop with C#?

I have a feature class in ArcCatalog. I need to save the feature class to a Map and then publish the map to the Arcserver. All programatically and hopefully in C#. I can't seem to find any examples ...
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Deleting Oracle SDE features classes properly

I have got a few feature classes in an SDE connection. This is the situation: a) They are listed in ArcCatalog (10.1), but the open fails. The message says: 'Error opening feature class, DBMS table ...
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Using ArcCatalog in ArcMap?

I have heard that using ArcMap can replace some functions of ArcCatalog. If it is true, how is the process done in ArcCatalog? I don't have access to ArcCatalog all the time. I can't spend all my ...
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Searching many feature datasets for ArcSDE feature classes using field filters in ArcCatalog?

I have ~30 feature datasets and ~100 feature classes spread throughout the feature datasets. I would like to search for a feature class by name among the feature datasets. Also, I would like to ...
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Find features that use specific domain in ArcCatalog? [duplicate]

I have a geodb file with a set of domains. Now, I need to check which are the features with attributes using a specific domain in arccatalog. Is there any way to accomplish that?
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Changing codes in Subtypes of Geodatabase using ArcGIS Desktop?

I've created a subtype field in my attribute table, but now I want to change the codes. How do I do that? ArcCatalog doesn't enable editing my subtype.
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Creating a new Normal template in ArcCatalog?

I need to restore my ArcCatalog template to its original default. I am missing the main tab above the toolbar i.e. edit/file/customize etc...I am running ArcCatalog 10.3 on a Windows 10 operating ...
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Oracle error when copying massive feature dataset

In ArcCatalog 10.1, when copying a feature dataset with roughly 3 million objects as well as a few thousand tables and relationship classes, my team is running into an 'Underlying DBMS error [ORA-...
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Find parcels dupliactes in different street names [closed]

I want to find duplicates in parcels, deep in streets basis. My schema goes like this; Neighborhood >> Block >> Parcel >> Street Let's say I have Street1, Street2 and Street3, all of them might ...
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Create feature class with ArcCatalog in Oracle Spatial without ArcSDE error

I need to create a table/feature class with ArcCatalog 10.2 directly to a Oracle Spatial 11.2 database without ArcSDE, Is it possible? I can execute the create new feature class in ArcCatalog, but ...
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Is there an efficient way of sending a large raster image?

Rather simple question: I have two large raster images that are stored in ArcSDE. I need to send these images to someone else, and post it on their ftp site. What is the most efficient way to send ...
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Why “DataBase Connections” mapped to “Dataset DataBase Connections” in ArcCatalog?

I am trying to Export data from a geodatabase by a existed sde file(created by ArcCatalog), the Error Messges: Executing: ExportCAD 'DataBase Connections\Connection to GIS-WANG.sde\SDE.water\SDE....
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Deleting records from multiple, similar feature classes by attribute values using SQL statement in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have several hundred geodatabase feature classes which all have the exact same fields. I need to go through each of those feature classes and delete any records which match an SQL query (the same ...
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Benefit of adding Metadata descriptions to layers using ArcCatalog?

I've tried adding Metadata to my primary shapefiles before using ArcCatalog, however, I don't know if this really adds anything professionally to my layers. Is Metadata and Layer description in ...
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How to get all OIDs from a table?

I have table which I need to get all the OID's from it. I tried this code : List<int> OIDList = new List<int>(); IQueryFilter queryFilter = new QueryFilterClass(); queryFilter.SubFields =...
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ArcToolbox does not open from ArcCatalog? [closed]

From ArcCatalog 10.3.1 I can´t open ArcToolbox. Software just freezes and crashes when I press anything. Does anyone know how to solve this?
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Refresh Database Connection in ArcCatalog

I have created a feature class in an Oracle 11g database connection with ArcCatalog 10.2 (without ArcSDE) and I can see the table in the database with Sql Developer without problems. But, if I drop ...
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Getting origin key to automatically populate foreign key while using relationship class in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop, and I am attempting to create feature linked annotations for my cable system and I have set up a relationship between the two features so that any changes made to the ...
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Rename field in SHP file (DBF) with ArcCatalog [duplicate]

I want to rename some fileds on a SHP file, (the fields on the DBF file), using ArcCatalog (ArcGIS Desktop v10.2.2). From ArcCatalog, right click on a SHP file -> Properties... -> Fields. Then the ...
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How to make ArcCatalog recognize numbers in a csv/text file as numbers? [duplicate]

I am creating feature classes from GNS txt files in ArcCatalog (10.2). When I do this with the file for Bolivia (bl.txt), the feature class is created correctly. When I try to do this with the file ...