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Is there a way to disable code autocomplete in the Python window in ArcGIS 10.0

Autocomplete slows down my workflow in the Python window, especially if I am remoted into a machine. Is there a way to disable this? Alternatively, a way to disable this and then invoke as needed (...
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ArcGIS 10, Converting from date to number

I am trying to transform a date field like "00:05:40" into an integer field (i.e. 340 sec). Does anyone know how I could do that conversion please?
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Representing several points with same coordinates on map using ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I'm working on Arcgis 10. I have a point shapefile representing events with several points having coinciding coordinates (They have the same coordinates). For representing them in a dynamic way, I ...
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Importing data from Excel and maintaining the time format

I am trying to import a file from Excel which is a GPS data set of consecutive points at 15 minute intervals. When I import the file and save it as a shapefile the time column is not read properly and ...
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Removing spatially duplicate features using ModelBuilder?

I am creating a model to remove features which are duplicated within a polygon feature class. Most of the features are duplicated once, but about a quarter have up to three or four exact copies. I do ...
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Disabled zoom and pan in ArcGIS desktop

I have an MXD that someone else has created. They have put some sort of lock on the extent that stops me from zooming and panning. I can't for the life of me work out how to turn it off. Does anyone ...
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Creating geodatabase feature class using geodatabase table schema with ArcPy?

Is there a way in ArcPy to create an empty polygon geodatabase feature class that will acquire the schema of a geodatabase table? I know that it's possible in ArcCatalog (New -> Feature Class and ...
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Adding “noise” to overlapping X,Y coordinates so no longer in EXACT same place?

I have a series of points representing animal observations. Many of them overlap, having the exact same coordinates, and this is causing me trouble when I want to run some analytical tools which ...
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Calling ArcGIS 10 geoprocessing method in FME 2011

I am trying to create an attribute index in a feature class in FME 2011. I couldn't find any trasnformer that does it. So I'm thinking may be I can use "PythonCaller" transformer to call "Add ...
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Counting number of points in a point shapefile - ArcGIS 10.0 / arcpy

I assumed this would be an easy thing to do. I'm loading a point shapefile into a map like this: layer = arcpy.mapping.Layer(file_name) Is there a way to get the number of points in the shapefile? I ...
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Check whether a feature class is registered as versioned using Python

How can I check whether or not a feature class is versioned using Python? I'm trying to register feature classes using a python script. Before I do this I need to check whether a feature class is ...
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Deriving separate polylines from coded points using ArcObjects (Figure inside)

I have a single point featureclass that represents the left and right sides of a landform (the points are coded as either 'right' or 'left'). Visually I can pick out and digitize two lines along these ...
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Problems setting up eclipse (with PyDev) for ArcGIS 10

I'm trying to use eclipse with PyDev to program in python. In Windows 7 x64, I've added a PATH environmental variable (PATH C:\Python26\ArcGIS10.0\python.exe;) and what I thought were the relevant ...
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Unsplit/Dissolve multiple touching lines in Stream Network using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to dissolve multiple lines for stream networks into individual features. The dataset contains many stream networks so a complete dissolve of the whole dataset wont do as I would like to ...
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Why is “calculate geometry” grayed out when data frame properties shows map units are in meters not degrees?

I'm using ArcMap 10.0 and am trying to get the length of a polyline by adding a field to the attributes table and calculating geometry, but that option is grayed out. Someone suggested that it's ...
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Raster mosaic not displaying raster values ArcGIS 10

I have eight DEM tiles that I downloaded from the USGS National Elevation Dataset. The individual rasters are displaying correctly, but when I try to combine them in a Raster Mosaic I get arbitrary ...
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Efficiently projecting datasets of varying coordinate systems into one coordinate system?

I am working on streamlining data processing at my organization. Currently we are using various large-scale Models that we will gradually bring into Python. The gist of our data processing is as ...
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Using ArcPy update cursor to replace <Null> value?

I have been combing the help associated with (None) values in arc, and have not been able to solve the following problem: I have a a field with mixed Null and integer values: 0 100 I would like ...
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How do I query a string in Arcobjects that has a single quote in it?

I'm trying to query values using a cursor and loop for the process of removing diacritics. The problem I am running in to is that when I try to create a WhereClause like so... qf.WhereClause = "\""+...
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Is “Hawth's Tools” available for ArcGIS 10?

I am looking for Hawth's Tools for ArcGIS 10. Is it available? I found that similar functions are in the new program Geospatial Modelling Environment (GME), but Hawth's Tools for ArcGIS 10 is not ...
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Get X, Y coordinates in the center of a raster cell

I am trying to get the X, Y coordinates of all the cells of a raster file, using Python 2.6 and ArcGIS 10.0. I would like to get the X, Y coordinates in the center of the cell. Is there any way to ...
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How to Create Contours for Zonation

I'm still new in the world of GIS. I'm currently doing some zonation with "test points." Each has its own coordinates and "P" value. I want to make contours of these data, to divide the whole area ...
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Why does query table return more records than expected?

I need to join one feature class and one table. This is a one to multiple join, therefore, my only option seems to be by creating a query table. My problem is that the fields I want to join do not ...
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selecting by attribute and specific value replace

I want to select all of the features by attribute where the attribue in myattrib is like... Selection "criteria H". That is not a problem. However then I need to replace (myattrib," H", "") except ...
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How to rename points by clockwise direction or change starting point in polygon features?

I have a polygon feature class. I convert it to a point. Name of field (for example !Number!) in a point feature converted from polygon "A2"(The first point should be in the upper left corner (...
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Will ArcGIS 10 run on Windows 8?

I have access to ArcGIS 10 through university, however my laptop runs Windows 8. I have checked the requirements and they have listed the previous operating systems (excluding 8) http://resources....
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Dissolving specific polygons inside SearchCursor with Python in Arcmap

I have a layer with catchment polygons. For those that are smaller than a certain size, I want to merge with an adjoining polygon (namely the one downstream). In the attribute table I have a GridID, ...
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Performing table look-up using Python in ArcGIS Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 the arcpy module has a TableToNumPyArray command, which converts a table into an array. Unfortunately I don't have access to 10.1 on my work PC. Is there a workaround which will ...
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Assigning Raster Value to Point Data

I have a large raster layer with wind speed values assigned to each cell. I also have point data that displays locations where wind farms have been constructed. I would like to add the raster values ...
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Exporting 3GB ArcGIS Raster to KML without losing resolution?

I have a 3GB raster layer, and I'd like to export it to KML for use with Google Earth. When I use the "Layer to KML" conversion tool in ArcMap, I end up with a low-resolution overlay: looks like one ...
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Sending file of custom python script with all parameters for popup interface already defined?

I have a python script in ArcGIS 10 that when clicked, has a popup for a user to choose parameters. I would like to send this file to someone else. While I could send them the python code and have ...
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Updating Lat/Longs and actual position of point shapefile using arcpy.UpdateCursor()?

I have a point shapefile with over 3000 points that are updated frequently, when they are updated they need to have their lat/longs changed which is entered into the attribute table. When the lat/...
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ArcGIS Server 10 Rest Admin login

I am trying to login to the http://myserver/arcgis/rest/admin page and when I log in with credentials I get no error message but I am returned to the same login page. If I put in bad credentials I ...
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Selecting the MAX value from a feature using ArcObjects?

I have a feature (point) with a field called 'Sequence'. The values in this column range from 1 to n. I can use IQueryFilter to get the first value, 1. Dim pQry As IQueryFilter = ...
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Is there a way to delete a raster using arcpy / ArcGIS 10.0?

I'm trying to find a way to delete a raster dataset (in any format) using arcpy. As it is now I have been writing custom functions for each file type (eg, delete directory and pyramids for grids, ...
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Changing Button's Enable-State on ArcMap10-Start

How can the enable-state of a AddIn-Button be influenced on start of ArcMap? My button should be disabled on startup of ArcMap and than turned enabled when the Edit-session is started. In ArcGIS 9.3 ...
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Process a raster with multiple geoprocessing tools in arcgis 10 using python - flow between processes

I'm writing a short python script that includes processing rasters with different geoprocessing tools in ArcGis 10, for example, the three processes below, is this best way to use multiple tools ...
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Creating a raster surface of overlaps from vector polygon shapefiles?

Basically what I'm trying to do (in ArcGIS 10) is to compare three vector files in order to create a 'comparison' raster layer. I tried using Data Comparison (under Data Management tools) but it didn'...
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How to create a circle in arcpy

Suppose I have a dataset where each record has an x,y and r (the centroid and radius of a circle). How can I create a polygon feature class containing parametric circles? Sorry to those who have a ...
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Estimating river Channel Width using Python/ArcGIS/MATLAB/R?

I am trying to estimate the river channel width from digitized polygon or poly-lines shapefiles. To do so, I converted poly-line shape files to points.shp at regular intervals (at 1 cm). Later, I ...
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When to use Clip Output to Graphics Extent in ArcMap?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10. When would one use this check box when exporting a map? I never use it, but I see it. Here's the check box, it shows up when you're in Layout view and go to File > ...
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How do I find license number for ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a machine with ArcGIS for Desktop 10.0 installed on it. I need to find out which license it's using. The machine is single use ArcEditor and was authorized online. How can I find what the ...
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Which spatial weighting function does ArcGIS' GWR use?

I am running Geographically Weighted Regression and originally was using ArcGIS to carry out the analysis until I read/heard mixed reviews about it. I have now tried a different programme to run it (...
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Determining Personal Geodatabase version?

I am using ArcMap software. How can I find out Personal Geodatabase Version? I have a client file but I want to find out which version they have used.
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Clipping/exporting multiple selected vector layers in map to extent of another raster/vector layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a way to clip/export selected vector layers (more than one) in a map to the extent of another raster/vector layer at a time?? in Arcgis or any other software. I am using Arcgis10. I am ...
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Georeferencing CAD files in ArcMap?

I've definitely got at least a couple of grey hairs while trying to convert some dwg. files to shapefiles. I've seen that this subject has been disscused a lot, but hope someone will have the ...
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How auto-increment output file-names in Python script?

I have a simple tool which outputs a file. I would like the filename to be a number which increments every time the tool is run. How would I go about implementing this using the toolbox in ArcMap 10?...
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How to identify more than 500 features from closest facility analysis?

I am new to and using ArcGIS Desktop 10 I have done the closest facility analyst. And there are many routes laying on my network. I want to know how many routes use the road section(one feature in ...
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How do I calculate a weighted centroid with respect to a raster, e.g. population weighted centroid

In ArcGIS 10.0, how do I calculate the weighted centroid of a collection of polygons, where I want the weight to be a raster layer. In particular I am using a raster of population counts and would ...
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How to make 3D building models from lidar data in ArcGIS?

I have Lidar data, ground points and first returns. I have processed it and have ready tiles from which I am trying to build 3D building models. So far I was able to just extrude the buildings in ...