• Data Frame Dynamic Text - MGRS/USNG

    Hi All, I've seen several examples on using dynamic text to display coordinates for a data frame's center, corners, etc. in geographic coordinates.  What I'm also looking for is a way to use dynamic text to disp...
    last modified by dwightlanier
  • Cutting a hole using a feature from another layer

    Hi guys I have feature which I have created and I would like to cut a hole in it.  The hole I would like to cut is the boundary of another polygon feature from another layer.  How would I do this?  I a...
    last modified by Slaughtontdc
  • Where Have All the Licenses Gone Functionality

    To All ArcGIS Desktop Users: For ArcGIS v9.x, there is an ArcScript called Where Have All the Licenses Gone that would connect into the License Manager and provide a report of all users of the various core concurrent...
    last modified by mvolz47
  • Applying symbology to all layers

    Hello everyone, I'm having issues trying to apply the symbology of one layer to many. Firstly, has anyone noticed a spooky black shadow on the page when you apply more than 100 classes in the classified symbology? I...
    last modified by BorameDickens
  • Update symbology, labels, etc across multiple mxd files?

    Apologies in advance if this is simple, I'm relatively new to ArcGIS... In any given project, I will have several maps, all with a common set of basemap layers.  From time to time, throughout the life of a proje...
    last modified by deleted-user-dp61qRbKUaMp
  • Toolbars won't stay where I move them(!)

    Very annoying, I move them around and every time I close then open close Arc they are back to where they started!!! Any ideas?
    last modified by ngouk
  • Removing Duplicates in Records

    Hi, I created a shapefile containing the intersection points. It has a field named the RDCLASS. I need to remove duplicates fron the records of RDCLASS Field.(Intersection Shapefile contains that RDCLASS Field) The R...
    last modified by jegans
  • Use of World Imagery service - Do we have to pay to use this service?

    I would like to use the world imagery (resources.esri.com) to make maps for our environmental engineering reports and distribute them to our clients.  I was at several ESRI conferences where the use of the layers...
    last modified by jakubsisak
  • Identify Geometric Sink or Source

    Does anyone know if it's possible to identify the connected source or sink for a geometric network? I'm trying to assign the associated lift / pumping station IDs to the gravity manholes and mains without having to s...
    last modified by danielkmog
  • Job Boards specifically for GIS?

    Hi Everyone,   What are the best job boards for jobs in GIS? Or is it better to use sites such as LinkedIn, Indeed, etc? Thanks in advance.   -Joaquin
    last modified by jroibal
  • Opening the selected ArcMap document failed.

    I have been working on a mxd in ArcMap 10.1. When I open it in ArcMap 10.2 on a different computer, it won't open and gives me an error message. Opening the selected ArcMap document failed. The data frames of the ma...
    last modified by hsjuc
  • Cannot select feature with Select Feature tool but can select in attribute table

    Hi, I have a recurring problem. In ArcMap 9.3, no features are selected when I try to use the Select Features tool. The shapefile is, in fact, enabled in the Set Selectable Layers dialog. If I open the attribute table...
    last modified by ramakan
  • Outline around multiple polygons

    I have an area that contains one polyon for every 1/2 square mile area and these polygons are all connected.  For example, if you were to take the city of New York and cover it with adjoining 1/2 square mile poly...
    last modified by lad-water
  • Creating point file from polygons

    Is there a way to take a set of polygons and have ArcMap create a point file from the center of the polygons?
    last modified by country03
  • Changing scale bar properties with arcpy

    I'm trying to alter the number of divisions in a scale bar using Python.  I can do it in VBA so it should be possible in Python, right? An example of why I might want to do this is if I have a set of data-driven...
    last modified by sbyrne
  • Creating a street index for data driven pages

    I am not a programmer.  I have created a map book of our county showing all the streets.  Is there an easy way to create a list of the streets in each grid cell of the index for data driven pages?  It u...
    last modified by suec
  • Icons are too small in ArcMap Windows 8

    Hello everyone! I am new to the GIS world, and especially new to the ArcMap application. I have ran into some issues with the icons being astronomically small, so small, that I have to lean in an read them just an inc...
    last modified by donaldjshaw7
  • Has anyone ever successfully recovered a corrupt MXD using MXD Doctor?

    Hi there Has anyone ever successfully recovered a corrupt document using MXD Doctor? Personally I have not, although I've probably only had to try and use it on about 6 document over the last two years or so. Mostly...
    last modified by infobleep
  • Empty Summary Statistics

    I am currently trying to calculate mean and standard deviation for a numeric field, using summary statistics. I want the summary statistics table to include the values from four other fields so that I can merge summar...
    last modified by maierme
  • Populate a Field in 1 feature class from field in another

    Example: I have a point feature class of signs then I have a Polygon feature class called regions. The regions have a region_number. I have a field in the point feature class called region_number and I want that field...
    last modified by berksupport