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paul.haakma
Hi all.   Has anyone experienced issues displaying labels using the Maplex labelling engine along with clipping masks on data driven pages?   I have a data driven page with a polygon index layer. The data frame is set to clip to the data driven page extent. I have a point layer with label content that is set to be excluded from the clipping.… (Show more)
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abuckley-esristaff
  Keep your eyes open for the upcoming release of the 8th edition of Map Use!  Map Use: Reading, Analysis, Interpretation, eighth edition, is a comprehensive, foundational textbook, providing students with the knowledge and skills to read and understand maps, and offers professional cartographers a thorough reference resource. The e-book will be… (Show more)
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Paul.Daugherty
I have a series of map that I created in ArcMap 10.3.1 that have many labels and annotations. To filter labels, I set parameters using Maplex label engine. I upgraded to ArcMap 10.4, and now when I open the mxd that I created in 10.3.1, none of the parameters to filter labels that I set using Maplex are reflected in the mxd. All of the labels are… (Show more)
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juq
In a map legend should the entries be singular or plural? It seems like they should be singular. i.e. Road instead of Roads. In my experience I have seen it both ways even on the same legend.   A Google image search for "map legend" lead me to conclude there is no consistent way of having a legend entry be singular or plural. The more… (Show more)
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mkhenson
just received a pmf file. Arcreader would call it up, but the layers are empty with an exclamation point beside each layer name. I also recived some files with it that look like a geodata base, but arcmap wont read these files.  So, I am not sure what I have!  Does the PMF file require data files to go along with it?  I have attached a screen clip… (Show more)
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mkhenson
If anyone could take a look at this data i would be very grateful. There is a pmf file in the zip. There is also what looks like a geo database, but i am not familiar enough to tell. If you can read this data I would be very interested in how you did it. Thanks
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ethoms
I want to symbolize some point locations according to an integer ranking of 1 through 7 where the symbol size will be based on a logarithmic scale, not linear. When I set this up in ArcMap using the Graduated symbols renderer, I can easily choose 7 classes and a size range, but that size range is divided evenly by 7. When I try to use the… (Show more)
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patel1684
This blog will be dedicated to feature extraction from raster or point clouds to vector.    I have been generating content for the World Topo Map Basemaps including the Contours, Spot Elevations, Vegetation and even buildings from Lidar.   Lately, I have been focused on extracting buildings and trees from Lidar and/or imagery.    I wrote a tool to… (Show more)
hali@lmkt.com
Hi,    I have following questions       1) I want to know if it is possible to change the background color of a marker symbol from field.        2) Line color takes blob field to store the color, but we wanted to change the color on some field value so firstly we got             the blob value of color in probably  hexadecimal form and and… (Show more)
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