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When should I be calling a 'rectangular grid of pixels' a raster or an image?
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With what understanding I have: Image is an artifact and used in a generic sense, referring to a representation of any real world object. Images may be two-dimensional, such as a photograph, ...

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Comparing Google Earth Enterprise to ArcGIS for Server and GeoServer?
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Google Earth is mostly nice visualization, not serious GIS. And may be that's a reason why you dont see much of it being discussed here :) ESRI AGS on the other hand is a Industry Standard GIS......

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Create shapefile of bookmark extents and/or automatically print bookmark extents to PDF?
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Try the following: IMapBookmarks pMapBookmarks; ISpatialBookmark pSpatialBookmark; IEnumSpatialBookmark pBookmarkEnum; IAOIBookmark pAOIBookmark; pMapBookmarks = (IMapBookmarks)pMap; pBookmarkEnum = ...

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Creating Local Cache From ArcGIS Online Basemaps
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I think you would be violating the "Terms of Use" (third party terms here). It clearly says you cannot, "Store the results derived from Licensee's use of Web Service(s) for the purpose of creating ...

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How to import/export geographic information (gml or csv file) to geodatabase?
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You can use the DataInteroperability (DI) - Import/Export tool (using IGPTool) for the same. The extension is enabled by default for ArcEditor for certain formats (including CSV and GML) and allows ...

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Southern hemisphere projections for Landsat upsets GRASS
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The Landsat GeoCover data use a non standard UTM projection for the Southern hemisphere. All you need to do is assign the Northern projection to the Southern images and it will be in the correct ...

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How to get started on web GIS development with Java?
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Why don't you have a look at GeoServer and it's developer manual. It is open source and Java based.

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How to always enable an ArcGIS toolbar?
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You can "lock" your ArcMap template customizations. This way users will not be able to change (add/remove) any of the toolbars, menus etc. without entering the password. If you open and add toolbar ...

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ESRI JS API hosted locally but requests still go to https://js.arcgis.com?
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Okay...so I eventually figured out why it was behaving like that. Apparently, the URL changes had not been done one the particular instance and it was reading the original copy deployed within the '...

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Identifying training sites?
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I wont be able to give a great deal of information on this, but there are certain rules I think we need to follow for training sites: Training sites should be spread all over the image i.e. should ...

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Importing ERDAS-processed GTOP030 dem data into ArcGIS Desktop?
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Your version of ArcGIS may make a difference. ArcGIS 9.1 is known to have serious memory leak issues, and often fails during load/processing of large data. You can try to "stitch" the images in ...

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Tool for converting .shp file to .tab file?
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.shx files are the index files for Shapefiles (.shp) Shapefiles consist of 3 files: .shp file .shx file .dbf file Simply exporting one of these files will not export the data. Thats a crude ...

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Migrating ArcGIS Server 10.02 to a new server
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You can try using backup software like Norton Ghost. Using this you can create an "image" of your server and create an exact replica on another server. However, you need to consider certain things in ...

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Programmatically calculating the length of all polyline features in a featureclass
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You can use Field Calculator for the same. See the code snippet below. Dim dblLength as double Dim pCurve as ICurve Set pCurve = [shape] dblLength = pCurve.Length Refer the online link for more ...

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Adds ArcGIS controls in the Visual Studio Toolbox window for dragging and dropping into a design view surface
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Try "repairing" your ArcGIS SDK...goto Add/Remove Programs and try to repair the installation. This should replace all the erroneous entries and re-register the libraries and you should be just ...

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How to calculate purchasing power on postcode level?
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I am sorry I dont know of any specific algorithm, but I could find some links which might be helpful. Purchasing Power in Europe A New Method for Classifying Customer Purchasing Power Doubly ...

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How to Open a Table, Convert it to ShapeFile & projecting the data using the X and Y
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You can try using the built-in Add XY Data tool. GUID: {55425B75-2CE4-4909-B40A-CFE50FAD1896} (esriLocationUI.AddXYDataCommand) Refer the following SE discussion on the same issue. or Open the ...

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ArcGIS tool with the same result like r.sun in GRASS
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You can use Spatial Analyst extension from ESRI to perform the solar radiation modelling. Refer the link below: http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.2/index.cfm?TopicName=...

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How do you programmatically read the coordinate display format in ArcMap?
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I haven't tried this yet, but the following property page can have a solution: IPropertyPage Interface along-with the MapFramePropertyPage CoClass

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How to zoom to selected Feature in ArcMap using ArcObjects?
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Try the following (assuming names are unique): Store the feature reference returned by pFeatureClass.Search(pQueryFilter, true).NextFeature() in a hashtable (data structure is not important), with ...

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Updates to ArcSDE via Oracle trigger
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Have you considered using ArcGIS Feature Services?

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Exporting shp into a GPS
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If you have the schema of the GPX file, you can try the following: 1. Re-project your SHP to WGS84 2. Using Microsoft Excel, or another text editor which can read .dbf, extract the data as required by ...

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How do I add precise border with longitude and latitude for any country using mapinfo?
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You can refer Mapinfo specific steps from the links below: Georeferencing (called Image Registration in MapInfo) Digitization Cheers!

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Is there a performance hit from using a Feature Dataset?
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Grouping, in absolute terms, is not good and bad, it depends a lot on your data design and use of data. Feature datasets are provided to allow you group spatially related FCs. The categorization, ...

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earthquake effects on total station surveys
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I think it can, if the earthquake in question induces substantial tectonic movements. There has been a study by IIT Bombay, India where the researchers have found out that their fixed positions have ...

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Changing a coded Domain to no codes
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Domains restrict the entry of incorrect data into the database by providing a selectable value as against against user entered value. Code is something which has more significance for ArcGIS, and ...

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Check if a land parcel (polygon) has access on a road or not
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I think the fastest would be building a topology for your data and then validating the data on the same. If you see the Topology Poster, you will find a polygon rule which says "Must not have ...

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Is it possible to create Domains for an Oracle (non SDE) database?
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You can try writing triggers for the database, checking for valid values (trigger restriction) and update the field accordingly. Check the following links: Parts of a Trigger Types of Triggers If ...

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How to assign a specific IP to Apache Tomcat server
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You need to edit server.xml file. Open up the Server.xml file and search for Connector. The top Connector will have the port that you're trying to communicate through, in my case 8080. In ...

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Using ESRI.ArcGIS.DataManagementTools.RepairGeometry
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There are two things I can suggest: Are you using IPolygon interface or IPolygon4? Because in ESRI documentation it says IPolygon.ExteriorRingCount() does not work in .Net, use IPolygon4 instead ...

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