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Does anyone know of a tool or script to automate FGDC standard metadata for ArcGIS? I would like to be able to select multiple feature classes and fill company info., dates, etc.

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What version of arcgis are you using? I have made a python script to do this in 10.1, with the loss of the 9.3 FGDC editor. – Barbarossa Jul 12 '13 at 17:46
If you are familiar with python, you could use the xml.etree.elementtree in a tool to fill in fields of your choice. – Barbarossa Aug 6 '13 at 19:56

In case if you will not find any easy solution here is one possible python way:

  1. Export metadata to XML file using Export Metadata (Conversion) tool.
  2. Modify metadata in XML file. There are many solutions for this task in Python. For example, you can use xml.etree.ElementTree.
  3. Import metadata from XML to your featureclass using Import Metadata (Conversion) tool.
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