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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?

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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Locating shapefile of European railways for goods transportion?

We are trying to make a project about European goods trade so we need railway data in shapefile format. More specifically, we are trying to find the potential of mine products being exported from ...
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Setting up a GIS server or platform

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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Resources to integrate ESRI gis to SAP ?

I heard to this term to integrate GIS with SAP.What does this actually mean? Where can i find resources to integrate GIS to SAP. I have no idea on where to start and to proceed further?
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what is the general solution for collecting POIs [closed]

Most of our job is to collect data including POIs, roads, and etc, and then process these data using ESRI ArcGIS platform or something else, finally create map for client. Now we meet some problem ...
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Are there any icons for GIS mapping? [duplicate]

I am trying to find alternative symbology for GIS maps and web apps I occasionally produce. Esri has done a great job collecting and categorizing thousands of symbols, markers, line and polygon styles....
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Difference between ArcObjects SDK for Java and ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java and ArcGIS Engine

What is the difference between ArcObjects SDK for Java and ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java and ArcGIS Engine. I have ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 on my laptop. What do I need to create ArcGIS desktop applications ...
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How to integrate CAD and GIS layers in ArcGIS?

I am supposed to integrate CAD files and different GIS layers in a project (as a job interview) in ArcGis. I am writing to know whether there will be any special consideration regarding to this ...
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Which GIS Software is Right for small manufacturing trends analysis?

I'm a graphic designer who has been tasked with choosing a mapping platform for the manufacturing company I work for. One of my colleagues began our project by using a trial version of ArcGIS to ...
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ArcIMS vs ArcGIS Server

having never used ArcIMS I am not able to answer the following question. "Why don´t we use ArcIMS anymore?" I have recently taken over a position which used to administer ArcIMS clients but now use ...