Questions tagged [arcobjects]

ArcObjects is a set of COM-based APIs from ESRI Inc. that are used in several of their products including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Engine and ArcGIS Server.

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How do I drag item/file from ArcCatalog to custom UI form created with Toolbar Add-in?

I have created a button add-in in ArcMap that pops up custom UI/Form. I want to drag and drop file from ArcCatalog into the textbox on the Form. I am able to do so with windows explorer but not from ...
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Minimum Bounding Box by Area using ArcObjects

I'm trying to calculate the minimum bounding geometry by area for a polygon in arcobjects. I know that the the MinimumBoundingGeometry class is exposed but I was hoping that this functionality was ...
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Getting XY screen coords from ArcScene 3D point using ArcObjects?

I already know how to convert screen point (X,Y in pixels) to 3D point: ISceneGraph pSceneGraph = m_pSceneHookHelper.SceneGraph; IPoint pPoint; pSceneGraph.Locate(pSceneGraph.ActiveViewer, X, Y, ...
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Layer Turned Off But Pop Up Showing

I'm having an issue with my popup in my map made using ArcGIS online. One of my group layers contain 4 layers. When I turn all of the layers in this group layer off, the second layer's popup still ...
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Get Result of ICalculator without actually populating a field (ArcObjects)

I have two feature classes: FeatureClassA and FeatureClassB. I am running a cursor on FeatureClassA and I have some logic statements (spatial and attribute logic) that compares the current feature in ...
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Python comtypes and ArcObjects: Snippets GetApp() fails at 10.2

I have been experimenting with Python's comtypes module to access ArcObjects. We are still using ArcGIS 10.0 as we are in the process of upgrading our ArcGIS for Server to version 10.2.2. I am ...
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ArcObjects Workspaces with spaces

I am programming with ArcObjects and trying to output a raster to a folder path that contains spaces. Before creating the raster I am trying to validate that the destination path is valid. The ...
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Menu - onCreate Event

In ArcObjects, the Class 'BaseCommand' has 'OnCreate' method(to handle oncreate event). Similarly is there any equivalent method available for Menu ('BaseMenu' Class)?
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Adding a button from an add-in to a TOC context menu

I would like to add a button to a group layer context menu in the table of contents. The button is from an add-in that also contains an extension. Should be straight-forward enough. The extension ...
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ArcGIS Engine BaseTool derived classes stops receiving OnKeyDown messages?

I have two BaseTool derived classes in a custom ArcGIS Engine application. Both tools do the same thing: start a INewBezierCurveFeedback on a first mouse click and then stop it and return the ...
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GP-Tool: Detect if running in background or foreground ? (ArcObjects)

I got a geoprocessing tool which I want to prevent from running in background, due to some weird crashes that happens. Is it possible to programmatically detect if background processing is enabled ? (...
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ArcObjects: Custom GP tools: GPCompositeDataType and DataType

I got an issue with the parameter value's datatype returned when using composite type parameters. In my case, I create a composite of DEWorkspaceType and DEFeatureClassType: IGPCompositeDataType ...
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Geodesic distance between two polygons in ArcGIS

Does the IGeometryServer2 interface work in desktop applications? My solution is an Add-in for ArcGIS 10. I'm currently passing it two valid polygon features that are in a projected coordinate system. ...
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ArcObjects: Does an IEnumElement that was returned from IGroupElement3.Elements() maintain the z-order of the GroupElement?

I want to read graphics elements (TextElements and RectangleElements) from a GroupElement object (IGroupElement3) and put them into another in the same order as they were added to the original. The ...
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ESRI CreateGeometryFromWkbVariant creates CCW polygon

I am using ESRI GeometryEnvironmentClass that implements IGeometryFactory3 and I use the method CreateGeometryFromWkbVariant. For the same wkb, in ESRI 9.3.1 the returned polygon is oriented clockwise,...
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The underlying connection was closed: The connection was closed unexpectedly, WCF and ESRI Objects

I am getting this error when using ESRI objects like Geometry, Envelope etc in a WCF service. I have a class that some properties (string, int, double) but when I add ESRI type as part of this class, ...
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Joining a In_memory table with an SDE table

I have a in memory table that gets created, and want to join it to a table from SDE. I have tried the following code. Private Sub JoinTables(sdetable As ITable, inMemoryTable As ITable, joinField As ...
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Processing arcobjects cursor is taking long time

I am maintaining a code on arcobjects 10.1, and there is a bug happening. I have a code that is parsing through a cursor, and generate a where clause statement to run it on a second query. So the code ...
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How to identify custom lines in .Dgn file using DgnLib?

I am getting a problem, I can't identify custom lines in .Dgn file. As you know, in Microstation 7, we can assign the style value of lines from 0 to 7. But if lines are customed lines, they always ...
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How can I copy selected polygon features to a polyline feature class with ArcObjects?

I would like to copy selected polygon features to a polyline feature class. (Similar to how polygon features can be copied and pasted inside an edit session in ArcMap) Until recently I've been using ...
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ArcObjects custom GP tool: Multiple extensions using IGPFileDomain

I am using IGPFileDomain to make the user select between different file extensions, for example .type1, .type2, .type3. These are added using domain.AddType("type1") etc. The dialog box then lists ...
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Basic unit testing for ArcGIS 10.0 Java Add-in

I've been assigned the task of translating an old ArcGIS VBA script into a Java add-in. I finished the rough translation of the code, now I'm starting the debug process. The first unit test I want to ...
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AxSymbologyControl via WindowsFormsHost in WPF (ArcMap Add In Project)

I need a way to offer the user a choice of color ramps for the ClassBreaksRenderer. I came across the AxSymbologyControl which was designed for WinForms. I tried also ESRIs (WinForms) example project ...
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Creating a new map frame: Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component

I am trying to create a new map frame in the PageLayout Control. But I got the error: Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component at the method AddElement. Please see ...
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How to print two pagelayout on two sides at the same time ?

I am having a PageLayoutControl with name: PageControl1. I used below codes for printing it: public override void OnClick() { try { PrintDialog ...
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How to set the font size of ITextElement if only know Height of the text?

When I read text elements from a .dgn file. I only can get the "height", "length" attribute of the text (it doesn't have a "size" attribute) (example: total height = 0.9; total length = 8.6). I need ...
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Recommendations on universal projection API or algorithm for ArcObjects?

As asked on the esri forum here, we are trying to convert a geometry from any spatial reference to any other spatial reference. We have tried the default IGeometry.Project(target_spatial_reference) ...
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How can I free esriControls.ControlsSelectTool? Or is it leaking memory?

In my application I have isues with unfreed memory. After several tries I broke down the problem to a simplified WPF project. It opens a simple System.Windows.Window with a Button, which starts the ...
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ArcObjects : How to change layers connection properties without losing joins

I'm using arcObjects 9.2.6 java librairies to change connection/path properties within a java prog. This prog aims to change path and connection properties for all layers of an mxd file. It works well ...
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How to change tooltip of an esriControl?

Is there a way to change an esriControl's tooltip? I tried using the ICommand interface but the tooltip propertry is read-only. If I have to build a whole new ICommand and/or ITool is there anyway ...
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Is it possible to lock a single feature from editing in ArcObjects?

We're developing an ArcMap addin. Now we need a way to lock a feature from editing/deleting. Is this possible with ArcObjects or do we have to create our own implementation of locking? Example: User ...
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How to implement VisibleBoundsUpdatedEventHandler

I have an ArcObjects add-in button that adds attribute value info as a text graphic into a map document layout. Now, instead of using the add-in button click event, I would like the code to run on ...
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Running a web application within ArcMap

I'm interested in creating a component / plugin for ArcMap that works something like ArcGIS online. Ideally a small web app would boot up within a window in ArcMap which would be able to perform ...
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ArcObjects - Possible To Add Anything More Than Text To Balloon Callout?

With code I've scraped together from various posts on this site, I am able to display a simple balloon callout with text in a standard ArcMap session. Is it possible to add anything more than just ...
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Get Feature that was snapped to in New Snapping Environment

I asked this over at the ESRI forums but lack of activity over there made me post here as well. Does anyone know if there is a way to get the feature that something was just snapped to in the ...
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How to solve a filename conflict problem?

I use a procedure to remove and delete a feature layer with a certain name. Then, using another procedure which is called during the run time of the program (as the remove and delete procedure as well)...
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Proper disposal of layers

I have a group layer. Its purpose is to show feature layers over a base map. Those feature layers are logically grouped into categories and we provide the ability to add/remove whole categories ...
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ArcObjects .NET 9.3 upgrade to 10 breaks IRasterDataset.Copy(…) code

I have to upgrade an application from ArcObjects 9.3 (C# .NET) to 10. Unfortunately, there seems to be some incompatibility regarding the IRasterDataset.Copy method. The following code worked fine in ...
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How to find the features, which have an override on the offset field

I’m trying to write a code, which will find the features, which have an override on the offset field. It is very easy to find if a feature has any override, but to find if a feature has an override on ...
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Looking for Raster Renderer statistics in ArcObjects

I've got a plug-in for ArcMap that I have been working on. I have my own renderer seperate from ArcMap that I am using to display imagery. My goal is to sync up the display of this imagery with that ...
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ArcMap crashes on TabbedFeatureInspector sample

The TabbedFeatureInspector, (VB.NET), sample crashes ArcMap when I do the following: Open ArcMap. Open map document with feature class with class extension loaded. Select a feature. Start an edit ...
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Change the symbol for a single feature in ArcObjects?

Is it possible to change the symbol for a single feature in ArcObjects? If so how? I know it's possible to setup the map symbology for different field values of a feature class, but I'd like to ...
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Change MADtedLayer renderer

This question is relative to a past question of mine at Rendering raster layer from DTED based on height color map (that remained unanswered), so if you believe that I should merge those two, let me ...
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Create custom pixel block size in ArcGIS 10?

I'm using the new IRawBlocks in ArcGIS 10 from the adopted sample in ArcGIS 10 SDK help and I want to create a custom sized pixel block that feeds me a block of values column by column instead of a ...
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Rendering raster layer from DTED based on height color map

I have a raster layer that was create from DTED file (dt1 specifically), created by the following code: var rasterLayer = new RasterLayer(); rasterLayer.CreateFromFilePath(dtedFilePath); The dted ...
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ArcObjects: How to get a reference to layer in a java add in

I am trying to implement a java add-in version of this solution: unique value symbolize layers from a lookup table. At the same time I want to start coding in Java for the ArcGIS Desktop, so I am ...
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What is the best approach to interacting with map layers after a JTX Job Change event when a new MXD is loaded?

To further clarify, my question is pertaining to a WMX/JTX job activation from within ArcMap, not Workflow Manager. I have a JTXJobListener class where with a JobChanged method and that is ...
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NE Attribute editor not honouring custom selection

I have an application based on Network Engineer & ArcObjects. A part of the functionality requires users to draw a rectangle an select features. It should "add" to the current selection. I ...
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Where can I find the latest WMX (JTX) Object Model Diagrams for ArcGIS 10?

I'm looking for a version that includes ESRI.ArcGIS.JTXUI--I'm hoping someone knows of an updated and online version of C:\Program Files\WMX\Developer Kit\Diagrams\ObjectModel.pdf. For reference, I'...
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ArcGIS Desktop 10 - MyBase.UpdateBitmap()

I am changing one icon on my extension toggle toolbar in runtime using: MyBase.UpdateBitmap(New Bitmap(Me.GetType(), bitmapResourceName)) This works fine but I get a border/highlight around my image....

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