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ArcGlobe is a 3D visualization application that allows you to view large amounts of GIS data on a globe surface.

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Export TIFF from ArcGlobe viewer

I'm attempting to export the current view to a TIFF (I attempted JPEG as well) image in ArcGlobe, but it seems most paths to this are broken in ArcGlobe even though the first two of these work in ...
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Making legend from layer in ArcGlobe

I want to make a legend on the layer. I heard that in ArcGIS there is a legend wizard, where you can make a legend, but it is in ArcMap, not ArcGlobe. Is there any tool similar in ArcGlobe?
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Adding image in ArcGlobe

I am using ArcGlobe. How can I add an image that is just on the side, and not associated with the globe? I want to add a color scale, but I don't know how.
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Connecting contours in ArcGIS

I am using ArcGlobe. I created contour lines using the contour tool, but some of them are not connected and are just fragments of lines, is there any tool that could connect these lines?
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Converting ArcMap to ArcGlobe code using ArcPy [duplicate]

I have a code that should read the mouse coordinates, but it only works in ArcMap, can I somehow translate it into code for ArcGlobe, otherwise it gives an error: CreateObject cannot open map document....
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Smoothing spline/raster in ArcGIS

I have a spline, but it turned out to be angular at the ends, is there a tool or how can I smooth the raster in ArcGIS?
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Obtaining XY coordinate when clicking on globe using ArcGlobe

Work in ArcGlobe and I want to calculate the coordinates of the globe latitude and longitude, but the coordinates from the mouse click is read from the screen, not the globe, because when I clicked on ...
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Measuring distance in ArcGlobe using Python AddIn

I want to make a Python script that will calculate the distance of the line I drew and output it in a special form, but I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. import arcpy import pythonaddins class ...
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Change layer projection in ArcGlobe

Is there any way to reproject an individual layer within ArcGlobe? In the "Draped layers" I load the tile raster (file in GeoPackage *.gpkg format) using the "Make raster layer" tool. Then in the "...
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How to use an ArcGIS Server globe service on the web?

I created an ArcGlobe document containing a 3D multipatch building... ... then published this to ArcGIS Server as a Globe Service. The help page Displaying data from a globe service says: Globe ...
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Multipatch to collada says Background processing has encountered a serious error and is unable to continue?

I was trying to convert a 2D shapefile of building footprint to 3D SketchUp-readable file. I first opened the shapefile in ArcGlobe, and in properties set building height as extrusion parameter. ...
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Displaying latest satellite images and adding shapefiles on globes other than Google Earth?

Are there alternatives to Google Earth that will display the latest satellite images and can add pinpoints and are relatively intuitive? It would be nice if I could possibly add shapefiles on top of ...
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Using 3D Analyst Line of Sight? [closed]

As a relatively new user to GIS trying out 3D Analyst tools, I'm trying to run a Line of Sight which is not working the way I'd expect. Note I'm running the tool straight from the toolbox, no Python ...
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Wireframe display of terrain in ArcGlobe?

I have successfully imported a terrain dataset into ArcGlobe which provides elevation values to the globe surface. Is there an easy way I can now change the symbology/display of the terrain/globe ...
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Adding icon in particular places using ArcGIS and show data based on the location

I am very new to ArcGIS. Currently I am working on a project where I have to show positions of some sensors(placed in fixed locations) which are frequently(every 30 minutes) sending data to a server. ...
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How to bring 3D object into 3D application?

I'm doing some GIS as part of my college course and have just started to do some 3D modelling, I'm really a GIS novice, The module is short (only 5 lectures) My lecturer has said that it is possible ...
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How to rotate sphere when using Vertical Near Side Perspective projection?

Situation Data is currently displayed on a globe using the Vertical Near Side Perspective projection with a blue circle as a backdrop. Problem I would like to 'rotate' the globe by altering the ...
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Random Dips/Pits in Elevation surface in ArcGlobe 10.2

I have an elevation raster which I load into ArcGlobe as an elevation source and appears to have large pits and dips in it when I place floating features such as roads and imagery. The odd thing is ...
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ArcGIS - World Imagery Map Service - Force Higher Resolution Imagery

I am using the ArcGIS world imagery map service in an ArcGlobe project. Based on the scale and perspective of my view, imagery updates between different resolutions. Sometimes two resolutions are ...
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Failed to publish globe service on ArcGIS Server. Error 001369

I'm trying to publish a globe service on our ArcGIS Server and in ArcGlobe I get this error message "Failed to publish service." ---> Went to Results: [h=1]001369 : Failed to create the ...
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ArcGlobe not sitting on Globe Surface

I have gone through the process of bringing a SketchUp model into ArcScene utilizing Edit Placement on the 3D Editor window. The model appears to have come in great. However, it is floating slightly ...
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Sharing ArcGlobe bookmarks with ArcScene and vice versa?

I am working on a flyover animation and would like to be able to seamlessly go between ArcGlobe and ArcScene and the other way around. I tried saving and using the bookmarks in but this does not seem ...
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Clear or Disable Cache in ArcObjects Globe Control

Is it possible to clear or disable the cache for individual layers on the AxGlobeControl? If so, how? I would like to be able to do this programatically through ArcObjects.
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Globe draped layer updating - ArcObjects vs Desktop

I have a globe document that includes several layers that are draped on the globe's surface, but no elevation layers. If I open the document in ArcGlobe (desktop) and add an elevation layer, the ...
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Draping floating layers on elevation surface in ArcGlobe not working

I've been trying to drape floating layers in a globe document onto a new elevation surface programmatically, but haven't had much luck. The big picture is as follows: 1) Assign globe document to my ...
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Why is my animation exported from ArcGlobe not playing?

The exporting process has finished and an avi file was created. When I try playing it, it raises an error in WMP as well as VLC. VLC gives me some information: "audio or video format not supported "...
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Is it possible to add photo-realistic clouds in ArcGlobe animations?

This question asked about the best software to produce professional fly-through animations, and included a link to a nice video of the Grand Canyon. That video includes photo-realistic clouds in the ...
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How to use wglUseFontBitmaps in ArcGlobe?

Does anyone have any experience using, wglUseFontBitmaps in ArcGlobe. It seems no matter what I do, the text doesn't show up on the globe. Here's my code. This is the same way that I've plotted ...
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How can I generate a high resolution rendering of the globe?

I am building an ANSI E poster size map collection and would like to add a nice rendering of the globe to the maps indicating the approximate position of the region on the globe. The problem is that ...
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How to show labels in arcglobe for extruded features

I am trying to visualize lithology data in ArcGlobe, i.e, the representation of different types of soil data under the earth. This I have done properly by creating Z aware featureclass and extrusion ...
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multipatch features are not visible in 3D ArcGlobe

I have created some 3D features in ROCKWORKS software, which represents lithology data. Then I converted it to 3D shapefile, and then I added it to ArcGlobe as well as ArcScene. It is clearly visible ...
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Elevation Data not showing on Globe

Using ArcGLobe I'm attempting to display elevation data. I'm using Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED) data and trying to load it in the following fashion. IRasterLayer rasterLayer = new ...
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Load DTED data files into ArcGlobe

When I add DTED data files (*.dt1 and *.dt2) to my ArcGlobe application, they are displayed as solid gray boxes. Do I need to do something special to the files and/or the ArcGlobe control to see ...
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Extent in ArcGlobe

Does anyone know if it's possible to get an Envelope/Extent in ArcGlobe based upon what's visible on the globe. For instance, I'm looking to be able to zoom in over the state of Pennsylvania and get ...
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What's the ArcGlobe equivalent of BaseDynamicLayer

I'm attempting to have a dynamic layer in ArcGlobe but obviously BaseDynamicLayer is only for ArcMap. I'm looking for something that has similar functionality where I can Display data dynamically and ...
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IGlobeGraphicsLayer not updating in separate thread?

I'm currently using ArcGlobe to create a Polygon on a globe. Using examples I've found through arcgis.com I can now allow the user to click on the globe and create a polygon on the map. This works ...
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Creating ArcGlobe annotation

I want to put some labels on a globe in ArcGlobe. I've spent time looking here : http://resources.arcgis.com and here http://help.arcgis.com/en/sdk/10.0/arcobjects_net/conceptualhelp/index.html ...
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Why can't I see my globe service in ArcMap?

I want to explore it in ArcMap or in ArcExplorer but both cannot "see" it. For the other resources like map services everything is working well. I can add that the service is started and in a ...
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