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A method of illustrating data so it can be viewed and understood.

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Feature class Representation fails following an append

Background: At Arc Desktop 10.6.1 I have an empty polygonal feature class (Let's call it "A") within a file geodatabase. "A" contains a Representation that specifies symbology with a transparent ...
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Modifying representation properties with ArcPy?

I am working with Representations. According to the Modifying representation properties help, I can manually change any FeatureClass properties such as rotate or change it's offset. I want to rotate ...
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Represent some value along time with QGIS [closed]

I would like to create a dynamic representation of a dataset along the time in QGIS. I have my data in a layer and a table with a relation from one to many: TABLE_1 TABLE_2 id_city ---> ...
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Displaying representation symbology (lines with markers) in ArcMap legend?

I have a polyline feature class with numerous cartographic representations of line types. Some of these representations only have a line component (see top-half image below) while other ...
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Why are buildings shown with a distortion instead of directly from above?

I am pretty new to QGIS so I already am crossing a problem. I opened an open source map where you can see the buildings. The weird thing is that I see the buildings from an angle instead of directly ...
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Plotting elevation maps from latitude, longitude, and elevation

I have DEM ( Digital Elevation Model ) data, and I want to perform a representation of it, in the form of heatmap or 3d surface. I have the data converted from the .img DEM using gdal_translate in ...
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Is there a way to control the legends of cartographic representations with Python?

I have a ArcGIS feature class with 3 cartographic representations. Two of them represent the features with line offsets. These representations are determined based on multiple fields. One field ...
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Turning off representation descriptions in ArcMap table of contents?

Using ArcMap 10.3.1, advanced, how do I turn off the display of the layer representation descriptions in the TOC? I've highlighted what I'm trying to turn off in the screenshot below. Nothing in the ...
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Adjust polygon fill transparency via ArcGIS cartographic representations?

This is my first experience with ArcGIS representations (10.3.1, advanced). I would like to adjust polygon fill transparency by editing the representation (via Layer Properties>Symbology>...
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Masking casing/outline of line feature (road) within ArcMap? [closed]

I need to mask just the black outline/casing of road features in my map. Here is an example below. I do not want to mask the entire road as seen here but instead just the black lines on each side of ...
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Combining UTM Zones?

I'm working with an area spanning two UTM zones. The magazine I will submit my work to needs the projection in UTM. Is it possible to combine two neighbouring UTM zones to present a map/data that ...
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How to input an mp3 file into CARTO

I am trying to create a bubble map in CARTO in which a user can click on a bubble and one of the fields that appears is an mp3 file. Alternatively, a soundcloud page with the mp3 could appear with the ...
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Creating line offsets/buffers in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have line segments with values of obstacles (buildings, trees, etc) in both sides, how can I represent them according to these values? E.g. in one segment the right has 45° while the left only 5°, ...
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Creating feature class representation using ArcPy? [closed]

I have written a script which allows me to select multiple feature classes and apply both a representation (based on a template layer) and set a transparency value before adding to the map. ...
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How can I change layer names in my legend when using layers with representations? Arcgis 10.3.1

When using a Feature Class layer with symbology converted to a representation there is no option in the symbology tab of the layer's properties to enter legend text. I can't see any options in legend ...
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How to symbolize line jumps/crosses in ArcMap?

Where two line features cross but are not physically connected (or related), I would like to symbolize the crossing using a line jump symbol. Visio is capable is using such symbology: In 2008, Esri ...
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Getting representation geometry created by rules (not manually overrided) using ArcObjects.net?

I have feature class with representation rules and now need to extract representation geometry from selected features. If representation geometry is manually overrided, I can get it just using ...
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Symbology Representations in QGIS

Is there a way to create and apply non-destructive symbology to features in QGIS? In ArcGIS, you can create 'representations' of a feature classes symbology, which allows you to make independent ...
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How to automatically group values in symbology based on rules

I want to display a points feature giving each point a color depending on the range of values within which it falls, because I have more than 120.000 values (one for each point) and don't want one ...
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Presentation of terrain and sub-terrain data in 3D using Qgis [closed]

I have DEM of karst and .shp files of caves in that area exported from "speleoGIS" Therion http://therion.speleo.sk/ Qgis2threejs is amazing in making visualisation of 3D sourface, which is easy to ...
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Importing representations from Layer File?

I'm trying to incorporate representations as part of my data model. I have set up representation rule for my feature class, which is part of a feature dataset. The way I have the data categorized is ...
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How to show objects inside an area?

I have two different shapefiles: point shapefile with many elements area shapefile with many regions I need to create a rule where I need to colour differently the points in some areas, but the ...
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How to represent different colors based on a field with representation rule (ArcMap)?

I've got a single polygon feature class with hierarchy overlapping polygons (one-to-many - "tree"). The hierarchy is varying between 1-4 levels but can edited to be even more leveled in the future. ...
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Label point according to cartographic representation position instead of geometry

I have set up a cartographic representation on a point feature class, which simply offsets the point. I would like to label the point at the representation, not at its physical location. I had a look ...
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Representation of road networks at junctions when line width is varying with attribute [closed]

I have a road network and for every road segment the average number of daily traffic. I need to draw a map where the line width for each road segment is proportional to the daily traffic. I can do ...
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ArcMap Symbol levels get mixed up in multiscale representations

I have created several representations for a road network on different scales. As many of the roads are displayed as cased lines, I use symbol levels to control the drawing order. I then have saved ...
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How to display two line traffic road map cartographically?

I have two line traffic maps. I want to display these maps roads as image below. These images show that when I zoom out from map, roads are showing properly.. And two line road never disappear from ...
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Why are representations functions accessible in Table of Contents not in Catalog window of ArcMap? [closed]

It's really frustrating that adding a new representation form the Catalog window of ArcMap does not work while it works for TOC when adding the required lyr file as a symbology then right click and "...
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Placing layer name beside their symbols in legend using representations of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to place the layer name of my feature class (styled with a representation) beside (right hand side) its symbol in the legend of my map in ArcMap 10.1. I know that the format can be changed via:...
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Mask Bridge with Road

Is there a tool to create mask between bridge line/point on road? The requirement to have gaps 0.2mm between road and bridge and the offset fill with white color. For now, I add a white line attach to ...
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Using multiple basemaps with masking/clipping?

Is there a way to limit a basemap to within a boundary in arcmap 10? I am working on a project within San Joaquin county in California. I want the areas surrounding the county to be displayed with ...
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What is the advantage to using a representation vs a layer file? [closed]

I understand that the representation stores the symbology inside of the geodatabase. It creates it's own field for a RuleID. I made a layer file that had 'unique values and many fields' and chose ...
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How can I move and resize features with an ArcView license?

this might be a silly question but I have a problem with moving features in ArcGis 10. I'm only using the ArcView license so the editing tool "representation" is deactivated. Is there an easy way to ...
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Displaying representation symbology description in legend of ArcGIS for Desktop?

When a layer with Representations is turned on, how do you change the 'Description' in the Legend. The setting is normally under the symbology tab and it is not visible when Represenations are turned ...
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Spatial database data representation vs. spatial programistic libraries representation [closed]

Can anyone tell me what is the difference between spatial database data representation and spatial programistic libraries representation? It is not clear to me. I have tried to google it and I can ...
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Export ArcMap cartographic representation to a symbol?

Using Cartographic Representation (CR) I've created a nice feature symbol with a filled interior and sharp outline. It looks great on a map, on screen and printed. However I can't duplicate that ...
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Maps with charts of representative symbols

How would the type of map symbology illustrated here be typically described? Specifically where symbology is used to represent arbitrary quantities of phenomena, and these being charted together for ...
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Data loads with preset symbology in ArcMap

I have a set of points in a file gdb. When I load them in ArcMap or ArcCatalog, the data displays with unique value symbology based on a field rather than "single symbol". How do I get the data to ...
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Cartographic Representation: how to use different rule for different polygon?

I create a file geodatabase to hold a polygon of the land boundary. What I would like to set up the RULE to separate colors. I had to split the polygons into 2 separate polygons and change the ID to 2....
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How to best model GPS tracks for storage, visualization and analysis?

I am thinking about writing software to deal with GPS Tracks and Waypoints (mostly storing, displaying and calculating metrics such as speed, grade, and some simple statistics). I wonder what should ...
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Representing multiple attributes of single point feature with icons?

I always wondered if there's a way to represent using an array of various icons multiple attributes of a single layer containing point features. For example, think about a point feature with these ...
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Can Representations be used to Spatially Offset (Disperse) XY points for Web Mapping Application?

So I have a bit of an issue of points with the same x and y that I need to display separately from themselves. Here is some history of this issue: I have a database of incidents that happen over a ...
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Moving cartographic representation of labels in ArcMap?

Cartographic representation in ArcMap is a nice way to temporary change geometry of features, so you can make adjustments just for map making. In my mapping project I need to move some point features ...
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Plot csv data on a map [closed]

My boundaries shape file has the following attributes; CODE, PROVINCE, AREA, SHAPE_LENG and SHAPE_AREA (note that there are no geo- coordinates). My data on the csv file has the following fields; ...
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Show representation properties in object inspector in ArcMap 10

When you inspected a feature in the object inspector in ArcMap 9.x (opened by clicking the "Attributes" button in the editor toolbar), you were able to see the properties of ALL the features ...
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Copying representation symbology from one ArcSDE version to another?

We are having problems with our representations when copying from an ArcGIS 9.3 database to a 10.0. Representation symbologies with dash patterns (dots, dotted lines etc.) are reset to default ...
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Representing overlapping lines in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I have lots of lines (in one feature class) which share the same location but I want to represent them as lines that are next to each other because they have different properties (different OWNERS). ...
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Symbology levels are ignored in ArcGIS 10

I have a problem migrating from a ArgGIS 9.3 to a 10 geodatabase (both sde and file gdb). The symbology levels stored in the 9.3 database are not transferred. When migrated to ArcGIS 10.0, ...
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How to replace corrupt representations stored in geodatabase using symbology from layer file?

I have a lyr file with symbology that I want to store in the database. Symbolology is already stored in the geodatabase but the symbology levels has been corrupted migrating from 9.3 to 10. Thus, I ...
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Editing represetation question

I'm new with editing so I need help. I have several lines (one feature class) which share the same location (cables) but I want to represent them as lines that are next to each other because they have ...