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Display feature layer connected with metadata stored outside ArcGIS [closed]

I have done a web app which stores fence objects having configured all sorts of metadata for the fence object like fence_category, fence_subcategory, fence_condition, etc also a BI (business ...
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Using event listeners such as Polygons, polylines and point for API query with ArcGIS JS

I recently started working on ArcGIS JS to query with API from another site. I want to get the rasterized outputs by calling the API. It would work the way of EOS's real-time crop analysis. I am ...
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Wrong spatial join results for points near the polygons' boundaries using Python GeoPandas

I have an issue when performing a spatial join, I have a polygon of 2x2Km squares (no overlapping between polygons) and a CSV which I converted to a geodataframe and assigned the same CRS as that for ...
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Set a workspace inside a multiprocessing function inside a toolbox in ArcGIS Pro

I am trying to set a workspace inside a multiprocessing function of an ArcGIS Pro toolbox. It works perfectly in standalone script, but when I use it in a toolbox I get this error message: ...
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Getting service properties using ArcPy

I am trying to find a way to get certain service properties from multiple published map services. One thing I am looking for is all services with "Feature Access" capabilities enabled: I've ...
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Can single user have multiple roles in ArcGIS? [closed]

Is it possible to assign multiple roles to a single user? I would like to have the following setup: Role A gives edit/view access to layer A Role B gives edit/view access to layer B and User X has ...
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Trigger a Python script to download external data for ArcGIS web application

I would like to create a very simple web application with ArcGIS. The web application would ask the user to provide the coordinates of a point and as a result the web application would provide all ...
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How to move the previous marker in ArcGIS JavaScript 3.30?

I have latitude and longitude from a third party API and I would like to show the marker on map depending upon that latitude and longitude. When new data comes from the API I need to remove previous ...
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Differences between Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS and Power BI? [closed]

We are looking for a possibilty to show some live statistics and calculation over geodata (the developement on some retail markets ) and want to see what is suitable. I have tried Power BI and have ...
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Finding obsolete/dated scripts from retired arcscripts.esri.com? [closed]

How can I find scripts/tools/add-ins which are linked from any website and reference the retired http://arcscripts.esri.com/ site? I first try looking them up in the new site, https://codesharing....
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How can I find "UUID" in "gdb_items" ? In "gdb_items", "UUID" values are missing

I need to find "UUID" values in "gdb_items", can I find the values via relationship with other tables? Note: I have other values in "gdb_items", all fields are fine except the "UUID" field. I just ...
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ArcGIS online alternatives [closed]

I am currently using ArcGIS online to create web maps and for mobile data collection; the data is stored/ created in a personal geodatabase, added to a .MXD and symbolized, etc. then pushed up to the ...
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How can I build a custom address locator?

How can I geocode internal locations of, for example, an airport terminal via a custom address locator? All I have is the footprint of the building itself. I started by drawing out the footprints ...
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Embed Esri map in MS Access Report or Form

I have forms and reports in an MS Access front-end that reference tables in an Oracle ESRI.ST_GEOMETRY back end. The forms allow users to tabularly navigate through construction project attributes in ...
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Javascript syntax error on print map, only when feature count > 8000 (updated)

I am using arcgis jsapi v3.10, and esri/dijit/Print for my map printing. I am encountering an very weird bug where the browser return: SyntaxError: Unexpected token < at Object.b.fromJson (init....
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Utility Profiles --- ArcGIS

I am currently working to convert our cities storm and sanitary sewers from 2D to 3D. Currently, we create profile views in CAD which means a lot of manual work anytime anything changes. We have a ...
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Extracting impervious areas (buildings, rails, pavements) from LAS dataset [closed]

How to extract impervious areas (like buildings, rails, pavements etc.) from las dataset and receive it like a raster? I tried to do it with intensity, but there are many valids with vegetation. I ...
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Cannot create route from one point to another ArcGIS Android

i've been trying very hard to create a route between two points(startPoint, endPoint). But i am getting the following error: Location "Location 1" in "Stops" is unlocated. Location "Location 2" in "...
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How to plot latitude and longitude stored in database on ArcGIS map

I am new to ArcGIS and I have tried basic things like I created a csv file with latitude,longitude and place as data in it. I imported that file as a layer when I created a web map in ArcGIS. This ...
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options for using "identify" command with public api

Disclaimer: I'm new to GIS Goal: Create a report of how many customers we have in each senate district. Progress: I found this utility from the state of Missouri which allows me to search for an ...
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GIS Analysis Services for third party DBMS [closed]

In our database environment (gemstoneDB - smalltalk) we would like use some of the core features of GIS Tools like intersecting shapes, find nearest polygons, create buffer around lines and points etc....
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Parcel Owner to see only his parcel in map application

How can i create a map where user can only see his parcel. parcel are defined has one unique ID. I have Arcgis online Server and Desktop Advanced license. the map to be published in a web application ...
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Integrating BIM and ArcGIS? [closed]

I have a 3D building done using Revit , i have exported the file using FME extension into IFC file in order to make the integration with ArcGIS ! i didn't find the way to make this happen , the only ...
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Simple data vs non simple data in ArcGIS

I want to enter some data in a feature class with ArcObjects. In my code I use EditSession for that, but in storing data an error returned that says I must use editsession. By researching I found that ...
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What can I do with a read-only Feature Service that I cannot do with a Map Service?

If I have a feature service with the editing capabilities disabled what can I do with it that I cannot accomplish with a regular Map Service? I can't think of a purpose for having a Feature Service ...
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Deploying ArcGIS Web App via windows IIS, domain instead of IP address [closed]

So first off, I'm a newbie at web apps. I have put together a working ArcGIS web app that is hosted on an Amazon EC2 Windows Server 2012 via IIS. The web app is working great, but I can only access it ...
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QGIS symbology to ESRI

Does anybody know how to export the layer symbology from QGIS into a format that can be used by with ESRI products? I have been successful in exporting an XML but it quotes the file type as: !DOCTYPE ...
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How to connect SQL SSMS to ArcGIS file geodatabase

I've found this reference article talking about how to query a file geodatabase using SQL. http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.2/index.html#/...
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Making simple, web based map without uploading data to 3rd party websites?

I have a lot of point data (Lat, Long) that I want to display on a map. I want the map to be accessible to other users on my network, ideally via a web browser. However, I don't want to (read will not ...
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How to get boundaries of city? [closed]

is there any api to get bounds of city. What i want is i give city name and in return i get that city boundaries. I have searched google maps, arcgis and OpenStreetMap but didnt found any ...
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Maintaining CAD drawings and Esri Geodatabase simultaneously?

I'm wondering if there is a best practice for maintaining both CAD and ESRI GDB sytems simultaneously? I work for my local municipality and as it is now the Eng Techs update reference drawings in CAD ...
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Open popup link in same window

I'm using a webmap on my page. The webmap contains layers with popups. These popups contain a link with url GET parameters (ex: www.example.com?id=123) Is there a way to force the link to open in the ...
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ArcGIS Online & Mobile Apps Projection Support?

What is the level of projection/co-ordinate system and transformation support accross the ArcGIS Online family of apps ; ArcGIS Online Web Map Viewer (Desktop) ArcGIS Online Web Map Viewer (Mobile) ...
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Resources to integration with external web service at desktop level

I am using ESRI based GIS software, I looking a way to integrate ESRI solutions with external web service of other information system. For start I would like to join feature class to external tables ...
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How to stay productive and proactive at work? [closed]

I know this is technically seeking advice, but, to me, advice on the subject is considered an answer to the question. Therefore, I wouldn't consider this to be outside the bounds of this StackExchange....
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Difference between Feature Server and Map Server?

I have started to work with Esri maps. What is the difference between Feature Server and Map Server? (if possible with examples )
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esri JavaScript Spatial Analysis Services: Select appropriate helper services url from Portal for requested operation

About 6 months ago I built a prototype JavaScript app which uses the spatial analysis service; FindNearest. Find Nearest. I've posted this on GeoNet but haven't had much joy there. The app ran fine ...
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Setting up a GIS server or platform [closed]

Sorry for my lack of knowledge. I have been using GIS for a while but just for analysis and don't know much about the data side of the business. Recently my boss asked me to think about setting up a ...
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Online Interactive Directory [closed]

I have the following project and I'm figuring out how to best implement it. I would like the project to be as highly automated as possible. The suggestion was made that I make and access table, link ...
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Finding coordinate pair at any given distance along calibrated route?

Goal: given a route as a set of ordered coordinates, measure the overall distance of the route and be able to access the coordinate pair at any given distance along the route. Application: I'm ...
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Crowdsourcing points by on-click to web map with moderation?

I want to build a really lightweight web map interface where a user can click anywhere on a map, create a point, type in a comment -- ideally all via Facebook, but I don't want to get ahead of myself -...
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Big data rastering using ArcGIS Platform?

I have the daunting task doing raster analysis on a record set that runs into quite a few millions, and worse still is that the data is in Hive. So far I have managed to use record set of 2 million ...
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Develop 3D buildings with roof structure from raw data

I recently received a task to develop 3D buildings with roof structure. All I have now is satellite images and aerial photographs covering the entire urban area. After reading some previous methods, ...
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Whether to use ArcGIS Platform (from Esri) or Google Maps API for large number of polygons?

I am in the planning phases of building a web based application which will be served on IOS devices through a custom application with HTML container. The functionality will be to display a number of ...
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Do ArcGIS clients that direct-connect to postgresql/postgis databases override configuration settings?

I went in to modify some settings on a Postgresql database via the PGAdmin config editor and some of the settings don't have their default values and they are higher because they've been overridden (e....
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What are differences between ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS for Server and ArcGIS Publisher? [closed]

Can someone help me tell the different between ArcGIS online, ArcGIS server and ArcGIS publisher?
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What are technical skills that a GIS graduate should develop? [duplicate]

I am a GIS Analyst with one years experience and no idea where to begin with professional development. I'm competent with the ArcGIS platform, but I am not too familiar with its administration ...
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Is there an API to ArcGIS Online's My Content listing?

This question pertains to ArcGIS Online, aka ArcGIS.com, aka ArcGIS for Organizations. If I log into ArcGIS.com then choose My Content, I can choose > Layers > Features to see the feature layers ...
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Is there an IRC channel for ArcGIS or for GIS itself?

Is there an IRC channel or chat where people can talk about GIS systems, or about ArcGIS?
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Why is ArcGIS called that?

I know there was ArcInfo Workstation, and its earlier name of ARC/INFO which was used prior to the release of ArcGIS 8.0, but how did "Arc" come into the name? I suspect because of the arc which is ...
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