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BigTIFF support in libraries? [closed]

What is the level of support for BigTIFF in image processing libraries? GDAL supports this functionality so long as you're building against libtiff4(beta), and I would assume most open source C ...
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With CTM how can I get the latitude and longitude bounding box of a geoPDF?

Embedded in a geoPDF is info on the CTM - Coordinate Transformation Matrix. I am unfamiliar with this CTM. I know how to use python-numpy. How (or is it even possible) for me to use the CTM ...
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Multiple layer line selection based on multiple layer point, then calculate the length of lines

I need to measure water network from a source to multiple meters. Source point is connected to water main line, then water main line is connected to service line, service line is connected to meters. ...
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What was the rationale for the non-standard UTM zones near Norway?

UTM zones 30V, 31V, 32V, 31X, 33X, 35X, and 37X do not line up with the rest of the UTM zone grid. Why was this allowed? According to Wikipedia, UTM was developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ...
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Saving a Custom Layer - Debug Help

I'm trying to save a custom layer by doing the following ILayerFile layerFile = new LayerFileClass(); layerFile.New(saveFileDialog.FileName); layerFile.ReplaceContents((ILayer)customProperty); ...
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Comparing two Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) from LAS files?

I have two LiDAR files (.las), one is original let's say with X points. And the other is copy of the first .las file but with Y points, where Y is less than X. Now, I want to compare the Digital ...
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CustomLayer Draw Com Exception

I'm trying to create a custom layer, nothing crazy just press a button and have something show up on the display and also have the layer display in the TOC. Well, the layer shows in the TOC but ...
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Where can I get ArcView 1.0?

The version is correct 1.0. Not 10.0, 1.0. Will it run on Windows 7?
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Identify window not opening in ArcMap?

My identify window no longer appears when I identify a feature in ArcMap.
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Checkboxes turn off layers within a mapservice, and I want them to make the layers visible?

This webmap project I keep working accesses mutilple layers within a couple different mapservices. I would like to learn how I can load the layers without them drawing. I've recently incorporated ...
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Can ArcPublisher 10 publish backwards to an 9.3 PMF?

It seems like a lot of other functions within ArcGIS are getting backwards compatibility (file geodb creation, MXD files). I'll still need to publish 9.3 PMF files for a few months and I couldn't ...
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Can GeoProcessor use credentials?

I've set up a web service that uses ESRI's REST API spec. This allows me to make requests using the (Silverlight)/WPF SDK. If I turn on windows authentication though, I get a 401 error when using ...
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How to convert a data frame grid to a shapefile?

I have a map layout set up in ArcMap 9.3.1 with an index grid on the data frame. What I would like to do is convert this index grid to a shapefile that includes the grid reference information. I've ...
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Converting xyz batch to ESRI grid format using XYZ2GRID 2.1 - batch problems

I am trying to use Min-Lang Huang's XYZ2GRID2.1-Batch program downloaded from ArcScripts and I keep getting the error C:\users\public...........xyz Error-Object required Does anyone know what the ...
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Displaying point data to reflect time/age

I have a layer of 3,000 points for a state, with each indicating the age of a specific type of building. What is a recommended visual display that effectively and equally highlights the age of these ...
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Using Multiple ShapeFiles as a single address locator

Let's say I have 5 shapefiles, and I want to use them as a single address locator via the ILocator interface. What would you recommend? Merge the shapefiles into a single shapefile then convert to ...
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Problems with OpenLayers and WFS - proxy.cgi issues

I am having problems getting WFS data to display on a map using OpenLayers/GeoExt/GeoServer. I created a proxy script like on this page: http://trac.osgeo.org/openlayers/browser/trunk/openlayers/...
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How to return FeatureLayer from gp service(using custom function tool) (.NET)?

My basic problem is that I have a custom function tool HLZCalulation that I created. It takes in a string to a file gdb , opens it, does some calculations, and then returns a featurelayer with the ...
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Why are the coordinates transformed with proj.4 off compared to http://valdemar.kms.dk/trf/?

I am trying to transform from epsg:4326 (wgs84) to epsg:25832 (utm ETRS89) using Proj.4. I am comparing the results with results from http://valdemar.kms.dk/trf/ . it seems like the results ...
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USGS DEM Easting and Northing metric and unit

I have to do some programming work with DEM files. I got some DEM files from http://geobase.ca/geobase/en/find.do?produit=cded the 1:50,000 version and read in the data. According to the DEM ...
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PostGIS + ArcSDE mixed environment

I'm trying out a mixed environment here at work with PostGIS and ArcSDE together. I'm having some problems creating feature classes with custom SRIDs. I imagined that all that I needed to do was ...
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Altering composer label items in QGIS with Python

I'm only new to QGIS and Python so this may exists already, and hopefully be easy to do. What I'm hoping to do sometime in the future is build a map book generator using QGIS as the base. In order ...
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How to show attributes of a new feature in Attribute table area when using IEditor3 and IEditTemplate, ArcGIS 10

ArcObjects SDK for .NET and ArcGIS 10 Desktop Quick snippet to set the stage: IEditor3 editor.StartOperation(); IFeature newFeature; // fill out newFeature.Shape, etc. newFeature.Store(); editor....
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Run a python script every time the page is changed in Data Driven Pages? (ArcGIS 10)

I'm setting up a Data Driven Pages mapbook mxd for a series of parking locations. I have dynamic text that updates according to the current map sheet, but I also have text that needs to update using a ...
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ArcGIS Server not showing map service? [closed]

I have a map service enabled in my server and have kml and wms as well as mapping and feature access capabilities turned on. I can view the wms in qgis, I can veiw the kml in google earth. However ...
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Google Earth plug-in: how to get name/description of a model, from lat/long or click

In Google Earth, if you move the mouse over a 3D model (building), it turns light blue. If you click on it, you get a description (or sometimes just an approximate address). Google Earth plug-in web ...
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Does Bing maps silverlight API work on Windows phone 7?

Has anyone seen any good resources on using Bing Maps Silverlight APIs on WP7?
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Can I get the metadata about the themes in Oracle MapViewer?

I am trying to use the MapViewer xml api to generate a dynamic theme (for generic highlighting support), but don't want to expose table names and such to users, I would like then to communicate in ...
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Interface that provides access to property/method that shows whether Layer is visible?

I came across some hack code that I wrote from a few years back that I need rewrite in c#. At the time, I couldn't find property/method that would tell me if a layer was actually visible on the map. ...
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Geometry is not M-Aware?

When using the Erase geoprocessing tool from the Analyst Toolbox I get the following error "ERROR 999999: Error executing function. The geometry is not M-aware Failed to execute (Erase)." With small ...
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What issues exist with using log4net as a logging framework for ArcGIS Desktop?

While updating some ArcObjects projects to ArcGIS 10, I realized that I don't have a comprehensive logging strategy. Sometimes it's log4net. Sometimes it's System Trace/Debug. Sometimes custom ...
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Extracting all address locations from street centerline file

I have a project in which I want to "extract" all of the geocoded addresses from a street centerline file (with my defined offset and whatever other user defined input is needed). If it is helpful ...
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Accessing ArcGIS layers from separate thread using ArcGIS Engine?

I've got an ArcEngine application, referencing a MXD for it's data (and map display). I'm running a query against all layers, so can take quite some time. I would normally run the query in a ...
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Clipping a SqlGeometry

I have been messing around with the SqlGeometry in the Microsoft.SqlServer.Types namespace in .NET, and have been rather impressed. Can anyone provide me with an example of how I could clip a ...
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Dissolve not working in ArcGIS 10

The dissolve tool is not working for me when I use ArcGIS 10. It works perfectly when I use version 9.3. Any help?
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Lambert_Conformal_Conic Geographic coordinate system

A shape file I am working on uses the Lambert_Conformal_Conic projection. I would like to get a reference to this system via the IGeographicCoordinate interface. To get at the standard lat long ...
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Importing CAD to ArcGIS?

I'm trying to import some CAD files from microstation (dgn) v7 to ArcGis 9.3.1 and i need to access the User Data Linkage from it but i have not the Data Interoperability License. Is there any ...
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How can I work with 3+ Gigabyte TIFF Files?

While I don't work in GIS myself I'm trying to support one of our users here who looks after all our mapping and GIS data. We've received a 3.2GB Tiff image containing satellite imagery of our site ...
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Medium resolution imagery for the US?

For my web map application http://ian01.geog.psu.edu/geoserver/www/pa/pa3.html I have three levels of background imagery as the user zooms in. At small scales I'm using NASA Blue Marble and a large ...
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What coordinate system should be used to store geography data for celestial coordinates?

I am doing an astronomy project. I want to have the information about our images stored in a spatially enabled database. This, I would think, should be a very easy special case for GIS functions ...
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I wish to reproject a hypertile image from GDA94/Zone 55 to a flat planar image

please bear with this newbee as I am just getting into this extremely interesting field. My Problem: I have setup Hypertiles to use the GDALCompress batch file to mosaic my image - all good so far - ...
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Why is findTask Not working correctly [closed]

My findTask is from the SAMPLE on Esri's website http://help.arcgis.com/en/webapi/javascript/arcgis/help/jssamples/find_map_datagrid.html I have incorporated into the project I am working on. I've ...
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Setting options for individual layers within ArcGIS Server Map Service?

I've been working on an internet mapping site to include Esri basemap layers, and in-house map services broken out by layer. I am also still fairly new to javascript so this might be a javascript ...
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How can I import layer symbology from another layer programmaticaly with ArcObjects & VBA?

I would like to be able to develop a procedure that runs through all layers in the TOC and if the layer (name) exists in a specific folder where I am storing layer files with complex symbology I would ...
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How to get schema locks in oracle spatial direct connect mode?

I have a geodatabase having relation classes, domains ,subtypes etc. When I am trying to open that featureclass in a multithreaded environment it often fails with error like "Attempting to read ...
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reprojecting geotiffs to spherical mercator using gdalwarp

I would like to reproject raster images (tiffs+proj+tfw) files too "google's" projection using gdalwarp. From what I understand, google uses epsg:900913/epsg:3785. What I don't know is how to ...
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Any python script to convert a geoPDF to a KML embedded with a jpg link?

I have many geoPDFs. I want to turn them into KMZ or KML+JPEG using a python script. Any suggestions? SEE CODE BELOW
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Exporting metadata to HTML format via ArcGIS Desktop?

In ArcGIS 9.3, it was easy to export metadata into an HTML format. In ArcGIS 10, it looks like everything is in XML format and that there's no easy way to convert the XML to HTML. Has anyone ...
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How do I build a form within ArcMap?

I am building a file geodatabase using ArcGIS. The gdb is going to be distributed to dozens of 'stand alone' machines. End users are expected to populate the gdb with data. End users do have ArcGIS ...
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Converting GIS features into multiple CAD layers based on attribute values

I am often requested to provide my water or sewer data in in a dwg or dxf format. I can easily move data back and forth between the two platforms using either the native import or export functions ...

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