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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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Joining table with thousands of transactions to one point (location) in ArcMap?

I have a large transaction data set in the millions and around a 100 positional points. I need to join the transaction data set to these points. ArcMap won't let me join them without errors or if it ...
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Finding mid-point of line using ArcPy?

How can the mid-point of a polyline be calculated using the geoprocessing framework, e.g. in a Python script? The polyline.centroid property returns The true centroid if it is within or on the ...
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Stripping spatial reference from raster using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am creating an exercise for remote sensing students and would like to take an existing raster and remove the spatial reference from the file so that the students can practice using another image to ...
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Trying to figure out ArcGIS API's `mapScale` variable and how it maps to OpenStreetMap's zoom level

I'm using ArcGIS' /export endpoint to get an .svg of a few map layers given a specific bounding box. However, when I apply the .svg as an image overlay to OpenStreetMap's world map using Leaflet, the ...
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How to exclude outliers from raster using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I calculated terrain curvature from a DEM. The DEM I use is interpolated from point elevation data. Generally, the DEM seems to be good, but some artifacts from interpolation exist. Those artifacts ...
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How do results from a Python script get added to an ArcGIS map? [duplicate]

I have a Python script for ArcGIS that makes a new feature class. I can add this to ArcGIS as a new Script (without parameters), however the resulting feature class is not automatically added to the ...
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Is it possible to add a command to the ArcMap Find dialog context menu?

I think I already know the answer to this... which is "no", but I wrote this up so I'll ask anyways. Is it possible using ArcObjects to extend/customize the ArcMap Find tool/dialog by adding a ...
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Sectorizing census blocks using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have three shapefiles. The first one contains census blocks (polygon) with children population (up to 12 years old), the second one contains the location of primary schools (points) and the third ...
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Labeling single road once per data driven page?

I am working with data driven pages and need to label a long road that spans multiple pages.and convert those labels to annotation. Is there a way for ArcGIS Desktop to treat each page as its own ...
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Extracting coordinates of polygon vertices in ArcMap?

I've got about a dozen polygons in a feature class loaded in ArcMap 10, all in geographic WGS 1984. How do I easily obtain the coordinates associated with each vertex of each polygon in that feature ...
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Configuring ArcGIS Desktop to use already installed Python instead of own installation? [duplicate]

Whenever ArcGIS Desktop is installed, it installs its own installation of Python 2.7 plus Numpy. Yet, I already have many different versions of Python installed in my machine and do not want to have ...
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Changing Visible Field Properties on Multiple Layers at once in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am new to using ArcGIS 10.0. I have a map with a layer dealing with electrical primary circuits, that I split into multiple layers based on their unique circuit value. Is there a way of ...
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Arithmetic on rasters with variable names in Map Algebra/Spatial Analyst?

I am a Python novice trying to figure out how to perform calculations on temporary rasters with variable names. My attempt at a minimum working example is below, but I would eventually like to do ...
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Creating button to clear all layers from data frame using ArcObjects and VB.NET? [closed]

I'm trying to create a button using VB.NET and ArcGIS 10 to clear the layers of my data frame. I know how to add layers, but how do I delete/clear them?
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Converting text in image to labels in ArcMap?

I have map like the below image and I want convert numbers to labels automatically. Is there any method to do this?
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Web Browser ActiveX control error [duplicate]

I am getting this message (attached) that says: An ActiveX control on this page is not safe. Your current security settings prohibit running unsafe controls on this page. As a result this page ...
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Using ArcGIS 10 to find areas of overlapping use and areas with low use?

I have a spatial data set that shows areas of use (several different types of use) on the landscape. I am looking for ways to overlay these spatial use layers so that I can show where the areas of ...
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connection from ArcMAP to Postgresql, Is ArcSDE required?

I wan to make a direct connection form Arcmap to Postgresql. I have ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 on windows (64bit). So I need to put "pg_client_windows64" libraries in C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\...
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How to do cluster analysis for trajectories in ArcMap 10?

I have an air trajectory shapefile (lines shapefile). I would like to do a cluster analysis to see the 3 main cluster for these trajectories in ArcMap 10. This picture is an example of what I desire.
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zonal histogram fails to create output table when looping

Using python I'm having problems when trying to attempt a FOR LOOP with the ZonalHistogram function of ArcGIS 10.1. It works fine if I use it only for one image but it gives me this error while for ...
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How can I monitor my arcgis server 10.0 services?

I regularly have the problem that after windows server updates the application server is automatically restarted and the ArcGIS Server 10.0 services are not restarted. I am not aware of this until my ...
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Creating polygons as % of original area using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a polygon shapefile and need to create new polygons, within the originals, as % of original area. I used buffer by field (Field= new area as %) but the buffers are created in circles around ...
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Summarised Inside Join with Attribute Criteria using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a situation in which I need to find how many points lie within a polygon, this would be quite simple with a summarized inside join from points to polygons except for the fact that the points ...