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No way to De-authorise ArcGIS Server and regain license?

At v10 of ArcGIS Server, from what I understand of the new license model, it is not possible to de-authorise ArcGIS Server (like you can with Desktop) Clients have visibility over their licences with ...
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Rendering custom OpenStreetMaps style (land=white, water=black): do I need a dedicated computer just to do this?

EDIT: My goal is NOT to use OpenStreetMap or cloudmade as a web map. I described exactly what I want ("a full, rasterized set of tiles for the entire world at zoom=10 (around 68 Gigapixels, water=...
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DrawPolyLine not drawing completely on the right layer

I zoom into a map, then do a screenDisp.DrawPolyline(polyline); Now the line is in the correct place, but the map that is the background of the polyline object is actually the initial map and not the ...
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Disabling ArcGIS Server web adf calls when zooming with a mouse wheel?

When zooming using the mouse wheel on a web adf based map, every time the map wheel clicks, requests are sent to ArcGIS Server for maps etc. (as evident in Fiddler). Is there any way to harvest an ...
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unique value symbolize layers from a lookup table

I need to create a large number of Arcmap layer files (v9.3 or 10), perhaps a hundred, from lookup tables. I don't have to set the symbol patch itself, that can be random, but I do need the value and ...
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Avoiding fails from ArcObjects geoprocessing with .NET?

There are some nice features in ArcToolbox we can use, but for some reason, this is NOT working properly. It doesn't even throw me an error. My software is running inside ArcMap, so no need to ...
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Future of ArcGIS Mobile [closed]

I'm not sure we can get a straight answer from ESRI on this question at his point because there is so much uncertainty with Microsoft in this area right now but "What is the future of ArcGIS Mobile ...
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Subsurface data in Google Earth

Are there any known hacks to get subsurface data into Google Earth? Sub-ocean-surface works with the release of Google Ocean, but you cannot go below the sea floor. The other major limitations of ...
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Problem uninstalling License Manager

If I try to uninstall current version of License Manager (ver 9.3.1) I get the following message: This a problem because now I can't install the new version of License Manager for ArcGIS 10. Do you ...
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SDE views not showing values in joined table

I created an SDE view between a point feature class and a table (stored in SDE) - the join is done on a text field called RFRNC. I changed the view so that it is now a LEFT OUTER JOIN in line with ...
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ArcMap extension 9.3 vs 10

I have updated our ArcMap extension to work with ArcMap 10 - mainly just change reference from ESRI.ArcGIS.ADF to ESRI.ArcGIS.ADF.Local and set value of 'Specific Version' property for all references ...
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Use lat / long to create polyline that can be passed into DrawPolyline

public void DrawPolyline(ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IActiveView activeView) { if(activeView == null) return; ESRI.ArcGIS.Display.IScreenDisplay screenDisplay = activeView.ScreenDisplay; screenDisplay....
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OpenLayers and the legend

Is it a possibility in OL to add a legend (symbology) directly to (under) particular layer (not only switch on/off the layer)?
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Inherited EditorServerCommandAction double posts ReturnMessage

I have a bunch of inherited EditorServerCommandActions in my WebADF solution and whenever I use the ReturnMessage inside EditorServerAction() it generates two javascript popups at the client side. Is ...
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ArcEngine draw a polyline or multipoint

Does anyone have a bit of code to plot a multiline? I just want to add some IPoints to a collection and display in a particular color and width, but I can't find a good way to do this. Right now I'm ...
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Join Issue with Attribute Table

I am trying to use the tool to make the join a Mineral Database (excel) with my attribute table. When I check the attribute table, it shows up as "NULL". Why does it causing that and what did I do ...
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ArcGIS 10 Add Field to Feature Class

In ArcGIS 10, is there a way to add a field to a feature class even if it currently contains data?
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Which API should we use for printing a PageLayout?

We are building an standalone ArcGIS Engine application and we are going to add support for printing. There are several APIs for printing a PageLayout in ArcObjects, in ArcGIS 10 there are at least ...
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determine the closest points on the network?

In ArcGIS, I have only a point layer relating to a hydrography network's pour points. Now I want to write code in VBA that selects a point from this layer, then highlight the closest points to this ...
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Converting GPS heights to AHD heights

I was wondering if there is a way to convert heights that are logged from a normal bluetooth GPS to AHD heights.
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Building Python script that exports to several output files using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to build a Python Script that will receive one feature layer that will be clipped by several adjacent grid squares (each in a different shapefile) and output several shapefiles. Now, I've ...
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Advantages of a GPS enabled PDA for field asset management

I'm having some trouble trying to convince some people of the advantages of having a entry level GPS enabled PDA for asset management. I've been asked to look into GPS enabled cameras, I've since ...
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How to interpret GRASS v.kernel results?

GRASS manual reads: v.kernel - Generates a raster density map from vector points data using a moving 2D isotropic Gaussian kernel ... Ok, but how do I interpret the results? I understand that v....
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Are there open source alternatives to ArcCatalog?

I'm looking for open source alternatives to ArcCatalog. The software should run on both Win and Linux and support the usual file formats (shp, kml, gml, ...) and databases (especially PostGIS, ...
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How to calculate average slope in a grid?

This is actually a two part question: Which methods are there to calculate average slope by unit (say km²) for a given area? Are there any special requirements on the data - like additional ...
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finding nearest point to a point

I work in GIS with VBA. I have 2 Points layer.One of them is City points and another is hydro station points.I want write code in vba for selecting one point from station layer and finding closest ...
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Parameters for ED50 -> ETRS89/WGS84 seven-parameter transformation which are good for Denmark?

I am looking for parameters for a seven-parameter transformation (Rx, Ry, Rz, Tx, Ty, Tz, s) from ED50 UTM (zone 32U) to ETRS89 and/or WGS84. The best match I could find is here: http://geodesy....
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Transforming coordinate that lies outside a grid transform (e.g. NADCON)?

As I understand it, a datum transform (e.g. urn:ogc:def:coordinateOperation:EPSG::1241) based on a grid interpolation method, e.g. NADCON, is undefined outside of the grid of points. Therefore the lat/...
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Changing page layout from portrait to landscape using ArcPy with ArcMap?

I need my script to access the Page Orientation property of the current MXD, and switch it from portrait to landscape (or back). I've looked through the ArcGIS 10 arcpy and arcpy.mapping ...
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How to programmatically get a reference to an ICommand inside ArcGIS?

I'm having problems trying to get a ICommand using the method ICommandBars.Find. The ICommand is there, but it's returning null to me. Any ideas? public static ICommandItem GetCommandItemByName(...
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How to import esri Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) to PostGIS on Linux

We have esri Personal Geodatabases that we need to import into PostGIS. Ultimately, we'd like to allow people to upload an MDB on a web server, and have it import the layers into PostGIS. On ...
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List of language codes by country

Does anyone know of a list of countries with their associated official language codes? I haven't found anything by Googling yet. What I'm looking for is something like this: Country name/code ...
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What are the pros and cons of running on a windows server vs. a linux server?

We're in the process of trying to decide where to host our GeoServer installation in production. Are there any major pros or cons of hosting on windows vs. linux?
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Data dialog to select Geodatabase

I need to create a dialog that the user can select a proper Workspace. Is there a similar to IAddDataDialog, but for workspaces?
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Uninstalling ArcGIS extensions from earlier version after ArcGIS upgraded?

I uninstalled ArcGIS 9.3.1 (server, desktop, engine), then installed ArcGIS10.0 (Server, Desktop, engine). When I tried to uninstall some arcmap extensions, I got error 1001 "unable to get installer ...
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Legal issues with tracing a map from an image

Client "A" provided a paper copy map of certain routes. The owner of the map (map creator) wants to sell the SHP file Looking at the map, I figure it'll take me an hour tops to digitize the thing Are ...
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How to delete a broken index in SpatiaLite?

I managed to screw up an index in my SpatiaLite database. The index was created using spatialite-gui. In the meantime, I deleted the original table and three out of four index files: ...
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Getting the correlated FeatureDataRecord (or metadata) for a given geometry?

I'm using SharpMap 2.0, and I'm successfully loading a shapefile and parsing through it. The particular shapefile that I'm working with has about 700 polygons in it, and each of those polygons has ...
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Runaway memory usage with Event Layers in ArcGIS Engine and Desktop?

I have an ArcEngine application, based off an MXD with an axMapControl. Several of the layers in the map are event layers built with XY data in a SQL table. It has routing info applied from a ...
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How can I convert Shapefiles (SHP) to KML? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I convert KML to ESRI’s shapefile format? I have SHP files, I want KML files, what tools can convert?
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Rendering overlapping lines

I am making a map containing information about public transportation: busses, trams, etc. The map will have a layer containing for example the tram lines. Each line has its own colour, and is ...
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What are “M” point locations on the NOAA forcecast cone map?

I don't think I've ever noticed M before. H and S are Hurricane and Tropical Storm.
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How do i popup a context menu with custom command items in a Select tool OnMouseDown (Right Click) with VB .Net?

This should be simple... I am converting VBA customization to VB .NET in VS 2008 Express Edition. In VBA i have a custom selection tool. Aside from just selecting features, when OnMouseDown receives ...
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Drawing selection custom selection box using ArcObjects?

I have some code that I'm using to selecting features in a certain extent. I already rigged the tool properly, so it selected the objects as needed, but I want to draw interactively the selection box ...
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Getting address or location from Google Maps?

How can one get the street address and/or coordinates of any location on Google Maps with a minimum of fuss? Google Calendar will spawn a window with a map to the location one specifies in the "where"...
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Using ArcPy to get layer symbology?

Since ArcGIS 10 comes with the ArcPy package, I'm wondering it is possible to use ArcPy functions to get Symbology (i.e color, width...) of a layer?
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Character encoding support in geodatabases and shapefiles

I've got several geodatabases that include feature classes with Greek letters in a lot of the attributes. When I try exporting a feature class as a shapefile from ArcCatalog, the attributes are ...
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How to disconnect all open GDB locks in ArcMap?

I am having trouble releasing GDB locks in ArcMap 9.3. Does anyone know a way to disconnect from all open GDB connections in ArcMap 9.3. I could close and re-open arcMap, but that seems to be a ...
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Using PostGIS with Rails

I'm new to postGIS, and am looking to use a spatial database with my Rails app (specifically, to retrieve points from the database that are within the bounding box of a Google Maps viewport). I posted ...
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How to use Lists with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

The ArcGIS ModelBuilder is nice to work for when dealing with single input/outfiles. When I want to use the List option (As to, for example, Clip several layers using the same clip feature layer), I ...

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