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Publishing ArcGIS map/.mxd to a WMS [duplicate]

I'm looking to publish .mxd data/view out to a WMS then to apache, etc. I do NOT have ArcGIS server, and there are tidbits of MapServer and Geoserver on my servers from the previous employee that ...
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arcpy export data view to jpeg: label size changes

I designed a little arcpy script to export different layers in a data view to jpeg (world files included). It's the first time I actually use arcpy but it works. The only drawback is that the labels ...
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Creating values for grid cell and then assigning relief based on the value

I am interested in creating a "relief roughness" value for each cell of a DEM, which will be assigned by an equation, (maximum - minimum elevation per cell)/(half the grid cell length). How can I ...
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Increase arrow symbol length by value in Arcmap

I use ArcMap to visualize surface displacements. I have a point shapefile with magnitude and angle values, which I plot as simple symbols with size=magnitude and rotation=angle. As symbol I use ...
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Displaying “COUNT” from a point-shapefile in ArcGIS 10.2.2

I've tried a number of ways, labeling, unique values, etc. I know I'm right there but can't get it, it will just display features by the "NAME" field. Also if I try to use symbolize by quantities, ...
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Deriving Stream-Velocity out of a DEM

I'm using Arc GIS Toolbox Hydrology...everything works fine. Moreover, it is possible to derive the potential stream velocity just out of the DEM? Informations about rainfall, infiltration, hydraulic ...
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ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 crashes when opening a 10.3 MXD

Freshly installed ArcGIS desktop v10.4 over v10.3 ArcMap crashes (sometimes) when opening a 10.3 MXD. I updated 2 machines from 10.3 to 10.4. One machine is crashing when trying to open the MXD's we ...
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Changing add vertex snap distance in ArcMap?

Editing polygons from with ArcMap 10.2.2, whilst using the add vertex tool: Is it possible to adjust the snap distance to which the tool selects a previous established vertex rather than creating a ...
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HCS geo HMS slope calculation issue

I am using slope function from geoHMS Toolkit in arcMap 10.3. After the execution of the function the river attribute table is showing 0 in all the fields of slope,ElevUP and Elev down. I am ...
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Creating a Line at a Length and Angle in WGS84 - Arcobjects

I need to draw a line at desired length(around 10-20 Km length) and a user entered angle. The map/data uses WGS84 coordinate system. So the measurement is geodesic. Here are the methods that I tried. ...
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How do you provide a magnified view within layout view?

I want to label each land parcel and realize some groups of parcels are too small and close together to label effectively. Therefore, I want to create a magnified view to include on the sheet for this ...
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Drawing markers, geometries on an ArcGIS Engine MapControl [on hold]

I'm building a windows application that uses ESRI.ArcGIS.Controls.AxMapControl. I've figured out how to create the map, and to populate it from a .mxd. Now I need to programmatically draw some ...
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Point to Raster Arcmap - incorrect pixelvalues?

I am having a problem using the arcmap point to raster tool. I have x/y coordinates for a set of data, and 1464 (2 months worth of hourly data) separate files to convert from an excel with X/Y/value ...
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Taking advantage of WPS and WMTS? [on hold]

I do not really know how to take the advantages of WPS and WMTS. Can anybody explain by a satisfied example? I know that this is the different between them:
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How to use ArcGIS FeatureToLine with Managed Assembly

I am writing an ArcMap Add-In to combine multiple shapefiles and then run some custom python scripts on the resulting shapefile. However I cannot seem to get the Geoprocessor working to run the ...
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Percentage Coverage

I know pretty much nothing about GIS. I'm learning as I go on arcgis. I have a shapefile of US counties for which I have calculated the county area in square miles (called CountySize). I also have a ...
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ArcGIS/ArcMap 10.1 SP1: RGB colors change when importing .cub into geodatabase

I have a .cub file that is an RGB color map. When I simply add it to the table of contents (without importing it into the geodatabase) I get the correct colors shown but the coordinate system is place ...
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Why is GeoTIFF squashed in WGS84 data frame of ArcMap?

I have a government-sourced geotiff which I have imported into ArcMap 10.4 as a raster basemap. In a TIFF viewer it displays correctly but in ArcMap it appears vertically squashed by roughly 20%. The ...
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Merge vector points with point name into field name ArcGIS

I am merging several points gathered on GE, after converting kml into a shape file. I would like to have in the output file (merged) a field indicating the filename of the corresponding source ...
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Save edits as Project in Arcmap

This link suggests that you can saves edits (Currently Editor -> Save Edits) as the same time as a project. Is it still possible to do something similar, change the option(s) so it saves edits AND ...
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flag problem in network trace in arcmap

i want to trace using a weight filter but we i have the case, that 2 edges are overlapping and they share the same 2 junctions. Now if you want to set a flag, you won't be asked if you want to select ...
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Centering shapefile in layout view?

This is what my screen looks like now. The yellow outline of the US is a shapefile and so are the blue dots. I am using one of the default basemaps in the background. I want center the map so that ...
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Export (to any format) leaves out pieces of DEM

I have a map comprised of three different sources of mosaiced DEM (two Lidar and one 1/3 arcsec float nationalmap DEM) which show up entirely intact in ArcMap (10.2.2), when I export to PDF at a DPI ...
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DST with GIS modeling [on hold]

I work to apply the dempster shafer theory (DST) on the Groundwater vulnerability. Goal : integration diffrents method like FR, AHP ... with DST. If some one can help me to calculate the uncertainty ...
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why when i use from mosaic to new raster the created raster has some pixels with 0 value

Why when i use from mosaic to new raster the created raster has some pixels with 0 value? I have 2 map that each of them individually has a value (it is volume of run off for pixels) but when i ...
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Removing pixels in raster map using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I made a raster. I wonder how can I remove pixels with values lesser than an specific value? for example How is possible to set the value of classes from 0.92? i have searched it and i found this ...
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Error in lansat 7 image

The actual shape of lake is like in the right corner, but in lansat 7 image that i downloaded a strip is misplaced(left image) or shifted.][how can i correct this, i have tried georeferencing already ...
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Auto Vectorization of Raster Maps [closed]

I'm trying to analyze the various softwares which are used for auto vectorization (auto digitizing) of raster data. I wanted to use the ArcScan extension of ArcMap. I just wanted to seek any ...
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Joining Excel tables to data attribute in ArcMap?

I am trying to join an Excel table to my parcel attribute table in ArcMap. I have run a validation and all checks out except it says there are no matches. What would cause this?
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Pixelated hillshade from 5m elevation data

I recently tried to create a hillshade of a valley in the Scottish Cairngorm mountains using some Digimap 5m elevation data (specifically the OS Terrain™ 5 DTM). The data was downloaded in .asc ...
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ArcGIS slow zooming but fast panning

I am using ArcGIS 10.4. Within ArcMap, I have an MXD file with a number of layers within it. All layer sources are feature classes and all of the feature classes are contained within a single ...
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Writing an if then statement for if a parameter is selected (not Null) in Model Builder

I have a tool I'm trying to create in model builder. I have run into a problem as I have basically no experience with python. I'm trying to basically use the calculate value tool and an if then ...
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Can I save the symbology of all the layers in my mxd so that I can quickly revert back to a certain “look”

I am using ArcMap 10.2 and would like to set multiple variations of the layers symbologies. In autocad this would be the equivalent of setting the layer state.
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Smoothing of a DEM

I have a DEM which has some individual pixels lower than those around them. This is a problem as I am using the DEM for pluvial flood modelling and therefore it is providing an incorrect ...
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Aligning polygons in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I am working on a map that I have divided into 5 zones. I have drawn 5 polygons to represent each zone. I need to align the polygons where the edges meet. I am ...
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Updating ArcSDE Database using VB.Net?

I have a master feature in a SDE Database. This Master file contains the records of all "inspections" being undertaken. I have a second feature, which contains a "live" dataset of current inspections....
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How do I make two layers of point data align perfectly?

I have two point data sets that represent the same business locations, however, the points are slightly off for one of the two layers. As in one layers points are in the correct position over the ...
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Arcmap legend: select only part of the elements

I have to export a map. In my map, I unified several features under the same colour because because for my job they are exactly the same. My problem is that, when I create a legend, I get something ...
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Arcmap layout view zoom data

I have a map in ArcMap that I would like to export as an image, adding also a legend and so on. My issue is that when I go to the Layout View, my data occupy only a small part of the layout view. I ...
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automatically update Arcmap attribute when updatin Excel table

I have a map in arcmap where i want to display information that contains values that will probably change every year. I would rather not having to remove joins and then join my new excel sheet every ...
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HRESULT EXCEPTION error - Arcmap Geoprocessing .net

I am writing a script / Add-in for Arcmap and am coming unstuck with an error when I am trying to "delete identical" records in an SDE Geodatabase. Running through the process. I have a SDE ...
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Special character in attribute table:

I would like to find out if there is a way to show special character (hexagon) in the attribute table. I basically need to show any $ as hexagon shape
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How can I show one feature with two unique values as one symbol in an ArcMap legend?

I am working in ArcMap 10.4. I have one feature that has two unique values, one is "simple fill" blue the other value is "10% simple hatch". I need to show the 2 values in the map but would like to ...
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ArcMap & Catalog: DB connection to ACCDB file

I have successfully established a database connection using ArcCatalog to an access database. I am using Access 2013 and ArcMap 10.2.2. I used as a database provider Microsoft Jet Engine version 12.0 ...
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ArcGIS how to geolocate/georeference raster data arrays?

How does one geolocate (or georeference) a raster of swath grided data with separate lat/lon arrays and multiple data bands using ArcMap 10.3? A sample data file (*.h5) can be downloaded from here ...
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ArcMap 10.4 crashing when loading HDF5 file

While trying to open an HDF5 file in ArcMap 10.4 in Windows 10, the software stalls hence force exit. I have tried: Opening the file with HDFView, Matlab and Python --> no issue. Opened the file ...
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Random Selection using Select By Attributes tool in ArcMap?

How I can make a SQL syntax to generate "RANDOM SELECTION" in Select by attributes tool in ArcMap?. E.g. We have two kind of sample: Quantitative an Qualitative data. Quantitative (seven cases): 1,...
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Scrolling through selected records in attribute table

I am working with data from GPS tags to determine departure/return times so am I am currently going through the attribute table for each tag and clicking each consecutive record to highlight the point ...
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ArcGIS Overlay route events

I have bus onboard volume data stored as a polyline shp file. The polyline lengths are the distances between sequential boardings and alightings. So along any particular bus route there are ...
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Rows and columns too high

I currently have a 5m DEM with 6000 rows and columns. I need to keep the spatial resolution but reduce the number of rows and columns to 1000. I have used the basin tool to separate the DEM and ...