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A map element that defines display properties for one or more layers in ArcMap.

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Moving data frame to particular X.Y location using real world coordinates?

My mxd file has multiple dataframes. How do I move a given dataframe to a particular location within the main dataframe in the layout view to a particular x,y location given by user. The location x,y ...
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Return column number of min value in dataframe [closed]

So as a result of a bunch of preceding calculations I end up with a dataframe of varying numbers of rows and columns. I want to find the minimum value of the df and return the row and column index. ...
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Adding Geographic Coordinate System and Projected Coordinate System layers

So I have two layers that I am adding into ArcMap. I know for a fact that when you added the first layer with Projected Coordinated System, the 2nd layer, which has a geographic coordinate system ...
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when using arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames, python.exe crash

Has anybody had this problem? this drive me crazy. what is wrong with my code? import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"D:\Project\Project.mxd") df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd, "Layers")[...
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AttributeError with unicode object with data frame in python script

I'm running a python script from arccatalog and it works, however, I am trying to add layers to an mxd and need to declare the data frame. I keep getting this error message. type 'exceptions....
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Uniform Annotation Font Size in Multiple Data Frames

I'm making a map that has five inset maps that display a smaller map scale where point features are more dense. I have exported my labels to annotations in the geodatabase so that I could fit the ...
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The red box that refers to other dataframes will only show part of the box (only show over land but not water, see image)

the red box refers to other dataframes but it's only showing over land and not over the ocea, ie, the box is an incomplete square
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Switching Map Units on Data Frame Properties back to Feet in ArcMap?

Using ArcView 10.1, I cannot switch the Map (Units) nder Data Frame Properties to Feet. It is currently at Decimal Degrees. Display can switch. How do you switch it back to Feet?
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Clip data frame using Outline of Selected graphic(s) in ArcGIS Desktop?

I did a subtraction of a data frame in ArcGIS using the following steps. I prepared a layout in ArcGIS. There is a lot of empty space at the top of layout page. So I want to remove this space. I used ...
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Seeking function to calculate mean for missing or NA values in dataframe using R?

I am trying to develop a function that will calculate a mean lat/long for my missing or zeros location (lat/long) data in my dataset. I have locations for many SETS within the same TRIP, which tends ...
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Re-using dataframe in ArcGIS without ArcMap crashing with R6025 error?

I have a large map with an inset. In Arc9.3 I was able to copy that inset data frame into another mxd to use again as another inset - it is set up exactly how it is needed. Rather than re-build a new ...