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Broken Image Service Layers on ArcGIS Server for Linux

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If you create a mosaic dataset in a file geodatabase on a Windows machine, and then copy it over to a Linux machine, your paths within the mosaic dataset will be incorrect. To publish the Windows mosaic dataset as an … Continue reading

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Is your mosaic dataset doing okay?

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Is there something wrong with your mosaic dataset?  Or are you wondering if it can be optimized? Have you tried analyzing your mosaic dataset?

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Table or Raster Data – which Raster Type is correct for a derived mosaic dataset

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A derived mosaic dataset is a mosaic dataset that is created from adding other mosaic datasets into it. When populating a derived mosaic dataset, it is okay to use either the Raster Dataset or Table as your raster type. The … Continue reading

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Using tiled images with coordinates stored in a table

There’s a lot of tiled imagery out there that gets delivered to people without any coordinates stored with the files. Often the coordinate information exists but it’s stored in a table. So how do you view it in ArcGIS. Continue reading

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Scanned Map template – Working with CADRG/ECRG data in a mosaic dataset

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Esri has compiled and uploaded a Scanned Map Template to ArcGIS.com. The Scanned Maps Template is designed to teach you how to add military scanned map data in CADRG/ECRG format to mosaic datasets.

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“No editable layers” when trying to edit the footprint table within a mosaic dataset

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This blog is based on a true story from a forum post.  Hopefully it will help others that have the same issue. Problem: I have created a mosaic dataset and added a raster in it. Then I opened the attributes … Continue reading

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Deleting a mosaic dataset properly

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Like any other data type, you can delete a mosaic dataset by right-clicking on it within the Catalog window, and choosing Delete. However this simply deletes the mosaic dataset from the geodatabase. All of the associated files and tables that … Continue reading

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Why can’t I use the mensuration tools on my imagery?

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In order to be able to use the mensuration tools your imagery, ArcGIS needs the sensor model information and/or sun angle information – depending on which type of measurement you trying to do. Typically, processed or tiled imagery such as … Continue reading

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How does a mosaic dataset handle source data with different geographic transformations?

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Last week’s blog dealt with how a mosaic dataset handles different projections. In response to that blog, there were several of users that then wondered how a mosaic dataset handles data with different geographic transformations. In order for a mosaic … Continue reading

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How does a mosaic dataset handle rasters in different projections?

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The spatial reference of a mosaic dataset is specified when you create it (using the Create Mosaic Dataset tool). This spatial reference is used to manage all of the data that is ingested into your mosaic dataset. As always, re-projections … Continue reading

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