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I am trying to create a raster mosiac for use in animating data over time. The current workflow is:

  • Create .gdb (arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management)
  • Create Raster Mosaic (arcpy.CreateMosaicDataset_management)
  • Add rasters to mosaic (arcpy.AddRastersToMosaicDataset_management)

The above are all working well.

Next I created a new "date" field in the Footprint feature class. What I would like is to do now is for each row in the Footprint table to add a time into the date field. However I seem to be unable to do this. I assume it is because the Footprint layer is treated different than a normal feature class? Do I need to use a footprint specific command (arcpy.BuildFootprints_management)?

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It looks like you need a mosaic of mosaics. Check this for arc10.1. – gm70560 Nov 5 '13 at 18:31

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