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Questions tagged [arcinfo-workstation]

ESRI's command line GIS workhorse, their premier product for over 20 years. Although Arcinfo Workstation is being phased out it still posesses features important for some that are not available in any other Esri product.

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What is ArcStorm from Esri?

I have licensed ArcStorm from Esri but have no idea what the product is. I have found no documentation about it from Esri.
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Why is Clip (coverage) in ArcMap not working?

Clip Analysis and Clip Data Management work fine, but I cannot open the tool or the help menu for Clip Coverage. Does this sometimes happen because the tool requires an extension to run?
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ArcGis Workstation with 10.3 license

Can I install Workstation 9.3 with ArcGis 10.3 and use the same (individual) license? If i can, anything to look out for?
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Popup window in python arcpy, how to remove

I'm running a script for different controls for a map, and want this to be automated. But when i run this script it will bring up a popup window during the process that says: "New ArcInfo Workspace" ...
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Calculating grid to ground correction angle manually

I've been running into problems at work with calculating a correction angle manually. The coworker that has been training me in ArcInfo 8 showed me a formula that I have yet to get to get to work - ...
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Seeking ArcPy equivalents for SPLINE and SETWINDOW commands from ArcInfo Workstation?

I know of a list of conversions between AML and ArcPy. I was wondering if anyone knew of another resource to go between the two? In particular I am looking for a SETWINDOW (AML) function in ArcPy, ...
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Converting symbology from ArcInfo Workstation to ArcGIS Desktop?

I was using UNIX based ArcInfo Workstation software and I have many Data in a coverage file. I need this files to change to shapes to use in ArcGIS Desktop software. By exporting it brings only ...
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Converting Feature coordinates to text (same as output from UNGENERATE command in ArcInfo Workstation)?

I am trying to convert stream segments to text. This is function for the script #function to convert feature to text as ungenerate command in ArcGIS workstation def featureTotext(path,feature,...
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How do I create attributed line segments between two known points?

I have stream survey data that is spatially referenced every 10th habitat unit by a point. There are 10 habitat units between each point along the survey and I need to figure out a way to spatially ...
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AML routines and python

I´m trying to use some AML files in ArcMap 10, but I have noticed that this option is not available for this version. Does anyone know or tried to "translate" the aml sequences to another language ...
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ArcGIS for Desktop equivalents to ArcInfo Workstation tolerance types?

In ArcInfo Workstation (formerly called ARC/INFO), the ARC: command TOLERANCE was used to specify fuzzy, grain, weed, snap and nodesnap as the types of tolerances for coverages. When creating a ...
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Generate_arc — Not familiar with its usage and inputs/outputs

I'm using ArcGIS Advanced in order to generate a coverage (I've never worked with coverages before --nor ArcGIS really, know the basics, but not this). I am trying to write a python script to generate ...
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Running AML in Python?

I am trying to run an AML in a python program I am writing and haven't been having much luck figuring out the correct way to run the AML. The AML requires ArcInfo Workstation to be from the GRID ...
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What is the ArcGIS equivalent to WEED tolerance?

Example: User is digitising new (line, poly) features and accidentally adds additional vertices within very small distance of previous vertex, resulting in redundant vertices. I want to prevent this ...
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How to read/convert arc000dat files?

I have a number of files that I am trying to import, but I'm just failing at the first hurdle. I've got a directory structure and file list that looks like this: Directory of C:\blah 01/04/2011 ...
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Converting personal geodatabase feature class to coverage using ArcObjects? [closed]

how to convert personal geodatabase fatureclass to coverage using arcobjects with vba pls provide me any documentation or samples.
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What is the modern equivalent to ArcInfo CLEAN?

What is the arcgis equivalent to the Arcinfo Workstation CLEAN command? Or perhaps better rephrased as, how does one clean topology without installing arcinfo workstation? Assume an arcinfo license ...
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What is ArcGIS for Desktop (and Geodatabase) equivalent to Regions of ArcInfo Workstation Coverages?

Here's one for those who've been around the block a few times. ArcInfo Workstation from days of yore had an intelligent data model called Regions or Region sub coverages. With this model one could ...
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Verifying that ArcInfo Workstation is Installed?

What is the best way to verify that a machine has ArcInfo Workstation installed? A code sample in VBA, VB or C# would be great!