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Open ArcMap in Maximized State in C#?

I am running windows 7 enterprise with ArcMap 10.2 l have an application that processes data, when the data is finished processing I have a button that will show the results in a datagrid. From this ...
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Add CAD Drawing Dataset into ArcMap using Python

I am trying to add an CAD Drawing Dataset into ArcMap using Python. Question is how to add a Auto-CAD .dwg file to ArcMap using Python Normally comes in as CAD file within a Group layer with: ...
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Set page origin in QGIS Print Composer OR ArcMap Layout

Working on QGIS 3.6.1 I am reproducing an ArcMap Layout in Print Composer. This is basically pretty straightforward, but I need to recalculate the y-position of each map element, because in QGIS Print ...
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Making ArcGIS Python Add-In Extension immediately functional after install?

I have a Python add-in that includes an extension class. The only purpose of this extension is for some buttons in the add-in to be automatically enabled/disabled depending on if there are relevant ...
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Select by attributes returning wrong records

I'm trying to select by attributes on a parcel shapefile with 555k+ records using the apn field and the statement is returning records that have completely different values. My initial statement was "...
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Symbolize Rubberband Tracker as it tracks

I am trying to symbolize a rubberband tracker as it is drawing. The default symbol is a simple black line. When setting the symbol of the line in the ScreenDisplay method and and calling ...
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ArcHydro catchment area of specific stream segment

I am given the task to create the catchment areas of specific streams/lakes. To sum it all up, I am looking to find the catchment areas for lake 1, stream, lake 2 and downstream of lake 2 all ...
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Rectangle shapefiles with the same extents does not align perfectly after projection

I have a rectangle shapefile built with UTM19 coordinates using a python script, and then projected to NAD83_CSRS (EPSG:4617). I have a second rectangle shapefile built with the same method (python ...
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Creating ArcGIS Raster Catalog with date/time fields from directory of NITF images?

I have a directory of NITF files, each with the idatim (timestamp) field set. In the ArcMap properties, it shows up as "acquisition date" in the Key-Metadata table. I would like to be able to create ...
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Is it possible to open *.dmp file and find out what cause ArcMap to crash?

Is it possible to find out what cause ArcMap to crash from *.dmp file? This files are located here: C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\ESRI\ErrorReports I have made some Python add-in to ArcMap wich ...
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ArcMap - Export raster symbology to a raster function template programmatically

I would like to programmatically export symbology for a raster dataset as a raster function template xml file, as can be done by clicking the export button in the symbology tab of the layer properties ...
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Is there any way to create a legend from label classes or annotations in ArcGIS 10.2.2?

I have a single "geonames" layer with 56 label classes and another few layers with around 10 label classes. Each class has a different font and colour or graphic. I would like to add most of these ...
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ArcMap add-in (vb.net) datagridview will crash map when right click on the title part

I find the problem accidentally. In my ArcMap add-in, there is a search function which allows the user to search the geodb based on the value of a field. It works fine but today when I right click the ...
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In ArcMap, when using Add Surface Information, why are all avg_slope values positive?

I've got a polyline shapefile and a LIDAR elevation dataset. I've successfully used Add Surface Information (from 3D Analyst) to calculate the average slope (avg_slope) of each line segment. The ...
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Why does Topo to raster tool stall in ArcMap 10.1?

I'm having the following problem - An 8 mile by 4 mile set of 2 foot contours. Whenever I start the topo to raster tool, I get a constant loop of the tool running. And running, and running, and ...
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How to achieve the statusbar as the same effect with the arctoolbox‘s tool called in ArcMap add-in?

How to achieve the statusbar as the same effect with the arctoolbox‘s tool called in ArcMap add-in? i do not know how to use the progressbar as a result of my project involves in a large mount of ...
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How to wire ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.Extension to a custom AddIn Button click event?

I am developing custom ArcMap toolbar with various AddIn tools, button and extension. I see the sample how to access the ActiveView events in the extension Initialize() method. private void ...
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ArcMap runs custom script once and then it crashes on second run

So I made a script that takes data from an MSSQL database and inserts it into a featureclass. I added the script to a toolbox and am able to run the tool from within ArcMap 10.1. The problem is that ...
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Versioning an ArcMap Extension

When developing an ArcMap extension, is there an automatic way to handle versioning? In the snippet below, the Version tag can be updated manually, but is there a way to auto-increment it or let the ...
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VBA Convert decimal degree to Meters button

I have 2 data frames one which has WGS data in it and the other OSGB1936. I am trying to create a button where the user can input decimal degrees (WGS) and it will zoom them to that location in ...
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Getting layers from SDE with vba

Im running arcmap 9.1. i have the code that lists feature classes in a list box from the SDE. The users select from one list box and adds it to another list box. How do i get it to show the layer name ...
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Records in related table do not appear when using the 'Related Tables' button in attribute table

ArcMap 10 - Geodatabase with related tables & relationship classes. I've written a script that parses data between two databases. When I go into the attribute table of the point feature class and ...
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Convert shp to kml in ArcMap but it is not placed correctly in Googleearth

I have a shp polygon in GGRS87/Greek Grid. I want to display the polygons on googleearth. I use "layer to kml" tool in ArcMap. However when I open the kml in googleearth the polygons are not aligned ...
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Raster appears unaligned with other data layers?

We use the Dallas-Ft Worth rasters for our internal processes. We use publicly-accessible data to superimpose markings representing runways and runway ends (the dark gray line and green dots on the ...
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Speed up ArcPy CopyRows_management process on large feature layer?

I am attempting to automate an ArcMap process with Python and I am having difficulty with a particular part of a process taking too long when performed on larger datasets. The process is as follows: ...
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Strip Map Index Feature cuts off map parts?

I am using ArcMap 10.2 on Win 7 SP1. When I use the SMIF-Tool for creating a mapbook at a fixed scale it seems to have an issue with overlapping the bounding areas correctly in order to get a proper ...
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Fixing ArcMap colour palette?

My ArcMap 10.2 colour palette seems to be glitching out. What I think are the 'base' colours (those which are always available even when you don't have any style references) keep getting added. I ...
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Trying to export a document 8ft x 4ft from ArcMap and it keeps coming out blank

I have a simple MXD that I have the page size properties set to 8ft x 4ft, the intended output being a large wall poster of an orthophoto. I have set my data frame to the 8ft x 4ft size, brought in ...
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Why are there differences in output position between the ArcGIS versus NCAT transformation [NAD83 to NAD83 HARN]?

My question is specifically referencing the file-based grid transformation methods that are now available in ArcGIS. I thought this grid-file method was exactly the same method that NGS's NCAT used ...
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Killing a geoprocessing tool without killing all of ArcMap

When I try to open a geoprocessing tool (typically Layer to KML), the window frequently freezes, especially if I alt-tab away from the map. I'd like to just kill that window, without killing all of ...
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Writing Raster Calculator Expression?

I use ArcMap 10.3. How do I create an expression in RasterCalculator that allows me to sum up 4 rasters (every pixel has an associated value) and the result to be 0 if any of the 4 values is 0? For ...
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Setting transparent to color for raster layer using ArcMap?

I'm working on a map where I'm overlaying a topographic map on a hillshade map (from ALS data). With the right levels of transparency, those maps tend to be the best base for all kinds of stuff. ...
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Dividing shapefile with many polygons into equal parts

I have a shapefile with hundreds of caribou movement corridors. using this data, I am trying to create a map displaying the frequency of use to determine important movement and migration pathways for ...
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Topoengine Error?

By using closest facility in ArcMap, I found closest path between 78 points. Now, I am trying to split this route at intersection points by using feature to line management tool. However, I have a ...
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Exporting ArcGIS Metadata to HTML with thumbnail?

I’m trying to export metadata as a pdf using ArcMap v10.6.1, but am unable to export it with the thumbnail. The output has "Thumbnail is not available." (see screenshot below). Would you know how to ...
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ArcMap: compare overlapping partially transparent rasters using swipe tool?

I'd like two compare two rasters in ArcMap 10.4. I can do this using the Swipe tool on the Effects toolbar, however, this only allows me to interactively drag the top layer over the bottom one (top ...
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Why are my polygon features area being calculated as zero?

I am trying to measure the area of polygons within a larger polygon. However some of them, seemingly without reason are being calculated as having zero area. The highlighted regions are calculated as ...
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Pan viewer window changes scale first time

I have written a simple tool to pan a viewer window (if present) to the centre of the map view, which reduces the number of clicks required and mouse travel to Pan Viewer to Map Location, it works ...
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Preventing labels from overlapping in ArcMap?

Im trying to prevent a mxd that has cluster of lables from overlapping these labels. What options do i need to select to ensure this? Labels have a prefered offset with a 500% Max offset. I have set ...
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Graduated color display of overlapping polygons in ArcMap

Is there a way to display overlapping polygons in a graduated color symbology based on the level of overlap within the same feature layer? For example, in one area of the map there are two polygons ...
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ArcMap Graduated symbols: Color and size

Is there a way to get graduated symbols with two quantities being shown? I am making a map with bus stops where I need to show two quantities both of which are continuous. - Symbol size: For ...
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ArcMap Date values lose precision after copying feature class from fGDB to SDE GDB

I have some data in a file geodatabase feature class including some date fields. The precision on the date fields is to milliseconds and this is important. When I copythe feature class from the fGDB ...
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Vector reprojected to the same projection in different GIS are not aligned

I have a vector file from the land use area around a river in South America. It was mapped originally in Datum SIRGAS2000 and Projection UTM, zone 23S - EPSG:31983. As the area of study is much ...
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Doing automatic vectorization in ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap 10.6; ArcScan. I am trying to run an automatic vectorization on my .tif file. I've cleaned up my raster, and am doing Start Editing - Vectorization - Show Preview (looks good) - ...
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ArcMap Import XML That Is Exported From Enterprise Architect 13

I have successfully exported XML from Enterprise Architect 13 ArcGIS workspace as ArcGIS XML Type. But when I import this xml as schema only in ArcMap, it raises the following error: Import xml data ...
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Using Python nested if statement for labels in ArcMap?

I am trying to use python to write a label expression that will display a specific set of labels based on nested if statments. The expression should result in a 4 line label if the value is greater ...
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TIFF image from R displaying only white in ArcMap?

I cannot get this TIFF image, which was exported from R to display in ArcMap 10.5. I would like to georeference the nodes, but the image only displays as all white. Can someone help me with this? ...
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Extremely Laggy whenever I start georeferencing TIFF Image on ArcMap 10.6

I have been running my ArcMap on my new work computer for a month or so, it went fine. But since last week, ArcMap becomes slower whenever I load the map/georeferencing, these days when I georeference ...
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Reprojecting raster file with unknown datum using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am new to GIS. I had a grib format data file and it's coordinate system shown below. I want to project it to WGS84, however, the datum of original file is unknown. I know I need to provide the datum ...
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Shape Count vs. Record Count Mismatch

First of all, I really could not think of a good title for this question, so feel free to modify it. I keep encountering an error using ArcMap 10.5.1. I'll have a table open, to which I add a field. ...