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Debugging QGIS from Visual Studio

I try setup a QGIS debug environment under Windows10 64bit. I followed the instrictions given at https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/blob/master/INSTALL#L423 I also had a look at https://www.shaeffer.co/...
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Unable to debug Esri Addin for ArcCatalog

It was a toss of a coin whether this question is a GIS.SE or StackOverflow question... I'm going with GIS.SE because the problem seems to lie with ArcCatalog. I have several addins that have been ...
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Setting up Python/ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro and Visual Studio?

My ArcGIS Pro install recently updated from 1.2 to 1.3. In reading Python in ArcGIS Pro 1.3 I discovered that Esri have changed how ArcGIS Pro uses Python/ArcPy. Legacy: In ArcGIS Pro 1.0 ...
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Getting ArcGIS Templates in Visual Studio 2010?

I have a work computer which has ArcGIS desktop installed first and then VS2010 (just the way IT does it) and then templates are not available, anyone know what I need to do to see the templates? I ...
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Visual Studio Lightswitch and spatial data

I'm looking for a way to handle spatial data (for instance geography data type in SQL Server 2008) in Visual Studio Lightswitch 2011. Preferably with an extension that can show data on a map. So far ...
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Newbie to GIS Development in ArcGIS? [duplicate]

I am new to GIS development and was wondering if there are tutorials available for development in ArcGIS 10. I have some experience writing simple scripts in python and fooling around in model builder,...
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Debugging ArcMap Add-In .Net 4.5 in Visual Studio 2013: Unable to start ArcMap.exe

I am developping an ArcMap 10.3 Add-In targeting .NET framework 4.5 on Visual Studio 2013. I used ESRI's wizard to build a simple button add-in and the projects debug properties are configured to ...
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Using Visual Studio 2008 or 2010 for ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

Is there any differences, pros or cons between Visual Studio 2008 and 2010? I am going to buy Visual Studio and just want to be sure which one will work the best and have the most support going ...
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How to compile an ArcGIS Desktop add-in in Visual Studio 2013

I have several projects made in Visual Studio 2010, those projects are ArcGIS Desktop Add-in's. I have been change of computer, and my new one only have Visual Studio 2013 due to some company politics ...
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Unable to create .esriAddin; missing ESRI ArcGIS Add-in SDK components(s)?

What am I missing? I upgraded to ArcGIS 10.3 succesfully recompiled all other 20 or so addins after encountering a similar issue and renaming "ESRI.ArcGIS.AddIns.11.targets" to "ESRI.ArcGIS.AddIns....
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Is IGraphicTracker leaking memory?

It seems that when geometries are removed from an IGraphicTracker instance, the geometries remain in memory until IAoInitialize.Shutdown() is called. I have tried removing the geometries by calling ...
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How to set up Visual Studio Development Environment for ArcGIS 10.3.x to develop Add-In?

How should I set up a development environment for making add-ins for ArcGIS 10.3? There is no walk-thru anywhere that I can find for this. First, ESRI says Visual Studio 2013 is supported but in other ...
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Send Geometry to query using ArcGIS REST API

I am writing a windows console app in VS 2010 to perform an overlay using the ArcGIS Rest API. My first REST query returns information about the geometry for a specific feature. I then want to send ...
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How to migrate an extension from ArcGIS 9.3.1 to 10?

I was given an ArcGIS 9.3.1 extension built in Visual Studio (VS) that needs to be updated to work in ArcGIS 10. When I open the VS project on my computer (that has ArcGIS 10 installed on it) I get a ...
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Creating StreetView/Bing Bird's Eye Add-In?

I'm trying to create an Add-In for this tool: Link to Google Maps and Bing from MXD (Streetview and Bird's Eye supported) I'm not receiving an error however my browser is not opening after I select ...
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Visual Studio 2015 Error when running ArcMap add-in

I'm running a simple ArcMap add-in in Visual Studio and am getting this error: Severity Code Description Project File Line Suppression State Error The "ValidateAddInXMLTask" task ...
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Getting feature class names within dataset with vb.net and ArcObjects?

I am totally new to arcobjects. I want to get the feature class names withın a dataset and add them to a listbox. I was able to get the dataset names but i do not know how to iterate through the ...
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Setting up a QGIS Plugin Development Environment in Visual Studio and PTVS

I would like to create a plugin using Visual Studio 2015 and Python tools (PTVS). I have a basic hello world plugin written outside visual Studio and It loads fine in QGIS 2.10 Pisa. I have installed ...
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ArcMap AddIn Build Error when referencing external ActiveX Interface in VS2010

If the "Register for COM interop" is unchecked the projects builds without errors. But I have to reference external ActiveX Interface in my project so I have to have that check-box checked. I am ...
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Creating an ArcMap Extension

As ArcGIS 10 doesn't really support the full COM, I am looking at creating an extension. I am looking for samples to look through, to familiarise myself with them, but cannot find any. Any ...
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Enable Add-In Button if One Feature is Selected from Specific Layer

I am trying to enable an add-in button on my toolbar if only one feature is selected from a specifc Layer. For example, when ArMap loads, the button should be disabled. If the user selects one feature ...
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Debugging DLL (ArcGIS tool) with Visual Studio 2008 Express?

As per Esri's recommendation I began the process of converting my existing VBA customization into VB .Net Express edition. I was surprised to realize that debugging a DLL is not an option in the ...
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Unable to load DLL 'ArcGISVersion.dll': The specified module could not be found. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007007E)

I recently migrated my desktop from ArcGIS 10.1 to 10.3.1 and visual studio from 2010 to 2013. I am now getting a problem trying to run an Engine application. It builds fine but when I try to debug it ...
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When converting legacy addins to VS 2010 (ArcGIS 10.1), why are references to certain ArcObjects updated while others are not?

I am converting a number of my addins from VS 2008 Express, ArcGIS 10.0 to VS 2010, ArcGIS 10.1 and I need to update some but not all references. Why? For example, in the current addin I just ...
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ArcGIS 10 Add-In Does not Work on Other computers

I developed a user form that allows user to edit feature attributes in visual basic 2008. vb.net. The add-in's that I built work great on my computer, but when I tried it on another, it crashes ArcMap....
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Migrating from Visual Studio 2008 (ArcGIS 10) to Visual Studio 2010

I've migrated my add-in project from VS 2008 to VS 2010 recently, and am now receiving the following error: Unable to cast COM object of type 'System.__ComObject' to interface type 'ESRI.ArcGIS....
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When adding addin extension to project Startup function is never hit with ArcObjects and C#?

I have created an Esri Addin toolbar in VS2010 to add layers and search an address file, this works fine. I want to add an extension that will replace text on a template MXD with the current users ...
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How to add image base tool control to a drop-down list in ArcGIS 9.3.1

I have to retrograde an ESRI add-in application from ArcGIS 10.1 to ArcGIS 9.3.1. My challenge is how in the drop down list can I add base tool control( will be shown as icons inside the drop down ...
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Executing ArcMap AddIn function when there is mouse click on map?

I am developing an add-in for ArcMap 10.0 where I need to execute code when there is a click on the map open. How do I do this? I am using VB in Visual Studio 2010. I also need to get the coordinates ...
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ArcGis 10.2 returning an enum status of EsriLicenseNotLicensed

I have an old VS project that was using ArcGis for a map control. I now have 10.2 on my machine. code that I used previously to find & initialize the license no longer works. I know the enums ...
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ArcGIS 10 Addin Code Doesn't Execute on Another Computer? [duplicate]

I've created an ArcGIS 10 Addin that consists of a toolbar containing one button and one tool. The button opens a form, and the tool is disabled until the user enters some information on the form. ...
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Creating installer for ArcGIS toolbar with Visual Studio 2005?

I'm working on a small toolbar for ArcGIS 9.2, Windows XP, using Visual Studio .NET 2005. I followed Esri's instructions for creating an installer: http://edndoc.esri.com/arcobjects/9.2/NET/0df20605-...
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Autocompletion for VS and Eclipse when debugging QGIS plugins

I have been trying to get autocompletion to work in first Eclipse and afterwards tried with Visual Studio. I have been following these guidelines / Stack Questions IDE settings for writing and ...
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Building GEOS / GDAL halts on embedding manifest files [closed]

I'm trying to build GEOS and GDAL from source on a Windows machine. I have Visual C++ for Python 9.0 installed with Lib / Include / PATH environment variables established (as far as I am aware). But ...
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ArcObjects identify tool [closed]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and developing an application using visual studio 2010 and ARCObject SDK 10.1. I would like to use identity tool in my application and if not possible I want to execute a query ...
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Visual Studio 2015 doesn't read ArcGIS 10.2.2 advanced license

I have an ArcGIS 10.2.2 Advanced License installed. I have Visual Studio 2015 installed. When I open my form I assign. public frmMain() { // this must be the first object created try { ...
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Sample for MS Visual Studio C++ using GDAL library

I need to create a sample console application on c++ that will use *.hdf file as an input and will read it. As I got, I need a GDAL library. I've found a GDAL tutorial on official GDAL website, but ...
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get valules for all fields from selected features

The following code works for retrieving values within a particular field(Name1), but I want to retrieve mulitple fields. Am I to create multiple variables for each field? IMxDocument pMxDocument = ...
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Setting Embed Interop Types in ArcObjects to True or False?

I took over a new project with some legacy ArcObjects code and the original developer set the ArcObjects references "Embed Interop Types" property in Visual Studio to a mixture of "True" and "False". ...
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Changing the transparency of a raster layer with ArcObjects

I'm trying to do some simple things with the .net framework and ArcObjects, but have little experience with this type of development. I would like to iterate through the layers in a map document and ...
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How to read the app.config settings in ESRI ArcObjects ArcMap Add-In

I am developing custom toolbar and buttons for ArcMap 10.1 utilizing VS2010 and ArcObjects SDE 10.1 extensions. I put some application settings in the app.config file and I want to make them available ...
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Why do I get an “Type 'IPoint' is not defined” error in VB.NET

I am writing an add-in for ArcMap 10. I am trying to do Dim clickedPoint as IPoint in VB.NET, but I get "Type 'IPoint' is not defined" error. Do I have to import a class or how do I make this work?
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How to add ArcObjects SDK into Visual Studio Express 2013?

I have just installed the ESRI SDK from the 10.0 installation Disk and downloaded the Visual Studio Express 2013 and I'm trying to work through the ESRI Walkthrough named "Building custom UI elements ...
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ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns could not be found. Visual basic build error

I am trying to compile a project in visual basic into an Arc map add on. I am receiving two warnings that are preventing the build from completing. Both errors entail that the assembly ESRI.ArcGIS....
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How to create installer for ArcObjects applications in VS 2012

After Visual studio 2010, the extremely useful "Setup And Deployment" project have been removed from visual studio. And MS have packed it with a rather lousy InstallShield LE(LIMITED edition). You ...
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Debug target is missing - how to set in VS 2010 Express?

I updated ArcGIS from 10.1 to 10.2 and recompiled all Addins with ArcObjects 10.2. I am having an issue with 1 addin that accesses a custom tool in a toolbox and want to debug the project. However, ...
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Why is * .tlb not visible?

I've created a Visual Studio 08 Active X - MXCommands dll for a VBA button within ArcMap 9.3.1. I'm able to load and use the .tlb on my computer; however when I try it on my test computer the .tlb ...
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ArcObjects 10.0 Add-Ins

I'm using 10.0 because that's what our customer that I'm attempting to build a custom add-in for is using. I am following the "Walkthrough: Building custom UI elements using add-ins" from the ...
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Signing ArcGIS Add-In with a post-build event

I'm attempting to automate signing of an ArcGIS Add-In using a post build event in visual studio that triggers a batch file (which subsequently triggers ESRISignAddIn utility). Running the batch file ...
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Problem using ArcGIS API for Silverlight

I've install Visual Studio 2010 SP1, Microsoft Expression Blend 4, and ArcGIS API 3.0 for Silverlight. When I create a new project using a standard map application in Visual Studio, I see the error in ...