Questions tagged [arcgis-10.0]

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Getting features from given geometry in map using ArcObjects with C#?

I am trying to get features from a given geometry (getting only layers ). This is not selection. The validate part I will be doing using configuration. But I am not able to get the features from the ...
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Creating shapefile from lat/long values using ArcPy? [closed]

How can I create a shapefile using Python in ArcGIS 10? I have lat & long. From this I need Python code which will create a shapefile in ArcGIS Desktop 10.
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Data Driven Map Book Using ArcGIS

I am trying to create a Map book using ArcGIS. I am known to Data driven pages which create pages with GRID by GRID. But I want to create a Map book with the districts of Bangladesh. In every page I ...
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Burning stream network into DEM layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working on a DEM that in an area where there is little relief. I would like to 'burn' the river network into the DEM so I can calculate flow accumulation and flow length accurately. I am ...
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Running ArcGIS 10.0 Under Virtualenv

I am working on a Python package that has a mixture of command line tools and ArcToolbox tools. For Python development it is really useful to use VirtualEnv, especially when working with installers. ...
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Finding Stream Order from DEM using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have DEM Data for the study area, I want to know how to find out the stream order using DEM. I saw Stream order tool in Hydrology toolset in ArcGIS. in Stream order tool what is input stream raster ...
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Question regarding area overlap

I'm using land use data, and report the proportion of each sub-catchment that is used for “Grazing Modified Pastures” and “Irrigated Modified Pastures”. I'm essentially focused on these two layers, I ...
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Trouble importing Feature Classes into Feature Datasets

I'm sure there must be a simple reason for this but I can't seem to be able to import a shp file or a feature class from another file or sde geodatabase into a Feature Dataset without getting an error....
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Deleting all tables with similar names using ArcPy?

I have created many tables using Python and want to delete all tables with similar names. For example, I need to delete all tables ending with "level1", "level2" and until "level7". Also, I need to ...
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How to assign a grid value to points? [duplicate]

I would like to create a grid (say 10mx10m) with unique values (i.e. grid 1,2,3,4) and then overlay a point file and assign a grid value to each point. All points within the first grid have field grid ...
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Using ArcGIS functionality in Python without running ArcMap (e.g. separate editor/environment)?

I'm trying to take the next step in programming ArcGIS with Python and see if its actually possible to run my script/code without having to load ArcMap and paste them into the Python window. I imagine ...
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Why is ArcMap editor deleting some added vertices and simplifying polygon?

I am using ArcMap 10.0. I am trying to edit (and add) vertices in a polygon. I start editing, (using "Edit Vertices" tool), and add many vertices in the polygon. Then when I am done, I save the ...
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Assigning centerline address ranges

I've been given the task of assigning address ranges to a centerline feature class. I have all the data and I am just going street by street. My question: When assigning ranges, should I just enter ...
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Creating catalog of ModelBuilder models?

I have to create a catalog with several models that was made with ModelBuilder. Do you know a way to record basic information of a model and do it several times. i.e. (Path, Variables, elapsed time)?...
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Create a ground overlay kml from georeferenced raster

I have a world georeferenced raster (5m resolution, ~4000 x 4000 pixels) that I would like to display in google earth. I am looking for a simple and effective way to generate this kml file. Using ...
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Moving / offsetting point locations using ArcPy or ModelBuilder?

I have a number non-georeferenced CAD layers (see this question) that have text annotation features. I have created a model to convert the text to points, but after converting the annotation to a ...
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Choosing coordinate reference systems?

I have downloaded some shapefiles from two different sources both of which show different aspects of the same area. However, they have different Coordinate reference systems. One has the reference ...
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Disaggregating multiring polygon for editing, then recombining?

We have many rows of multi-ring polygons, displayed on a Flex front end. We need to be able to select a polygon (a row), split the rings for editing, edit them, then combine into one polygon again. ...
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Using Time Slider and Time Format in ArcMap?

I have an .xls file that contains Lat/Longs as well as a time stamp in this format: hh:mm:ss AM/PM When I create a feature class shapefile out of this .xls file, ArcMap reads it in and displays it ...
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Syntax error: keyword can't be an expression with the function “Con”?

From How can I reclassify an integer raster to a float raster?, I would like to reclassify an integer raster "cpraster3.tif" to a float raster. For example, I would like to reclassify "Value" = 1 into ...
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Benefits of relationship classes and how they can be accessed in c#

At the moment I've a personal geodatabase with two imported feature classes from shape files and an own created table. This table has columns for the IDs of the elements in the two feature classes. ...
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Object-ID field in CSV file

I am displaying a CSV file in ArcGIS 10. After adding the data table, I right-click it, and select "Display XY Data". I am able to complete the required information and display the data, however, I ...
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Appending field from file geodatabase table to polygon feature class?

I have an existing polygon feature class with about 30 attribute fields. I would like to append another 20 fields from an existing table in the same file geodatabase. Can this be done using an out-of-...
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ArcSDE error: “Maximum number of connections to instance exceeded ” [duplicate]

I have an ArcSDE error: " **Failed to connect to database. Maximum number of connections to instance exceeded "* Did what ESRI recommended :" Check the value set for the CONNECTIONS parameter in ...
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How to assign node IDs to links in a network?

I have two shapefile layers in ArcGIS for Desktop 10. I have one line layer and node layer. My node layer(shp) has a "code_1" field and line layer has a "code_node" field. The intersection point ...
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Cartographic techniques for symbolizing routing data [closed]

Some common problems with displaying routes created from street data, such as bus routes, include: Routes may overlap themselves, such as when a route takes the same road in opposite directions ...
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How to know feature table's clear selection event in older version of ArcGIS? [closed]

I am using ArcGIS's feature table for showing data. I know that in new version clear-selection event fires when I click Clear Selection menu item from options. Is there any other way to know about ...
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How to identify feature vertices that are part of a donut hole in ArcGIS 10?

I´m exporting the coordinates of polygon vertices to a CSV-File using the "Feature Vertices to Points" and then the "Export feature attributes to ASCII" tools. Some of these polygons have holes (...
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Sending parameters to ArcGIS script through web interface

I have written a simple script in ArcGIS environment and I want to run the script through a PHP program. At present, I am trying this within localhost. In my script, I have defined two parameters. My ...
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Layers with same coordinate system should align/overlap in ArcMap but do not?

I put 4 different layers into my ArcMap document, but only one of them will show up on the map! I should be seeing the other 3 layers as well. When I do a Zoom to layer, I can see one layer, but I ...
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Calculating average width of polygon? [closed]

I'm interested in examining the average width of a polygon that represents the road surface. I also have the road centerline as a vector (which is sometimes not exactly in the center). In this example,...
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Distinguishing lines that intersect from lines that touch?

How do I distinguish between these cases in ArcGIS 10? Case 1: Both endpoints of a line touch another line Case 2: Both endpoints dangle over the lines it intersects I am looking at the Trim Line ...
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Using 'if' function to set field value based on various other field values gives ERROR 999999?

I am trying to populate a field with a value from another field in the same row, the condition I have set for this to take place is if a third field is equal to 0. In order to achieve this I have ...
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Combining adjacent polygons sharing similar trait into single polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a large dataset of habitat classes which I have further simplified down into my own unique classes. However, it resulted in there being habitats adjacent to each other with the same forest ...
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Using Python / ArcPy to activate feature in one of ArcMap toolbars?

I'm writing a basic python script that will change a definition query and export. That is simple enough, but I would like to also add these arrows that only show up when you manually check a box ...
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Using arcpy.ExportMetadata_conversion?

I don't know if it is a bug or my lack of python skills, but I keep getting 'ERROR 000816 The tool is not valid' in my python script when I call ExportMetadata_conversion Initially, I was attempting ...
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Zoom to Feature hotkey in ArcMap Table View

In ArcMap 10 table view, is there a way to set up a hotkey that when a feature is selected, pressing say "z" is equivalent to right-click-->Zoom To? I would like to be able to highlight a record and ...
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Using hydrological equations or DEM map to calculate area inundated for 1m sea level rise scenario? [closed]

I want to know how I can calculate the area inundated for a 1m sea level rise (SLR) scenario in ArcGIS Desktop and also the procedure of creating 1m SLR for a particular area. Do I need to use ...
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Using coordinate system in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I have a few layers. The layers have been made by a different company. So How do I combine them all together so that they have the same coordinate systems? I already add the layers, right click &...
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Layer added did not move in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I have done the step from my previous question at How to use the coordinate system in arcgis 10? and it looks great when the layer did match all together. It almost the same problem. The problem is, ...
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Representing multiple values using 3D Analyst's Interpolate Line Tool? [closed]

I need to create line transects over a city. There transects are then plotted in XY line graphs. What I am now struggling to do is create these line transects with numerous values represented within ...
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Where is Angle Measure Tool in ArcMap?

Where is the Angle Measure Tool in ArcMap 10? I can't seem to find it.
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Running ArcPy function CADToGeodatabase() crashes ArcMap/ArcCatalog?

My code: import arcpy, csv from arcpy import env dgnfile = str(arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0)) outFeatureClass = str(arcpy.GetParameterAsText(1)) #the fc in my fgdb template to be ...
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Using directional shading on boundaries for cartographic effect in ArcGIS Desktop?

The attached screenshot of a National Geographic map shows some beautiful directional shading of boundaries. I'm trying to reproduce this sort of shading for a burn perimeter map, as I want to ...
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Some labels not displaying in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10 and trying to label line features. It labels 75% of the features normally, while others do not display any label. There is no obvious geographic or label correlation ...
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arcpy update cursor: can't connect to a database table

I am using updateCursor to retrieve some rows from a non spatial table using a connection of type "Spatial Database Connection" (That creates a .sde file) from ArcCatalog. However, it doesn't work, ...
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Add Google Basemap to ArcGIS

I am looking for a way to add Google Earth imagery to ArcMap 10. Over a year ago, a GIS.SE member mentioned Arc2Earth was the only way to accomplish this (04/2011 thread). Another somewhat ...
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Changing scale of one map sheet within map series in MPS Atlas?

I am using MPS Atlas and have a large map series (almost 300 map sheets) with the Areas Of Interest defined by the polygons of a feature class with a 100 m buffer on each polygon. This works well for ...
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Writing If-Then Statement in ArcGIS Field Calculator using Python Parser?

Scenario: I have four fields: A, B, C and D Field A is text-based and contains values from '000' up to some number 'xxx' Field B contains a set of values (also text, but represented by numbers) ...
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Specific intersections

I have a polygon layer that looks like this i.e. they overlap. When I run an intersection between the layers, I get more polylines i.e. for the circle on the top, the three lines get split because of ...