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Error using arcpy.da.SearchCursor and MakeFeatureLayer

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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Add field to feature class by location

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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Editing polygons simultaneously in ArcMap?

I have two polygons: How can I reshape both Polygon 1 and Polygon 2 at the same time? Will the area of each polygon change automatically in the table after reshaping? I'm using ArcMap 10.1.
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Avoiding No data driven pages were created error in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to enable Data Driven Pages in my mapdocument but I keep getting an error that says "No data driven pages were created. Please verify that the index layer has a valid source and contains ...
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Model Builder - Integrating Select by Location and Buffer

So I'm trying to create a model tool in ArcGIS 10.1 that will integrate select by location and buffer. These are the features that the user is supposed to be able to choose: Select Layer by ...
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Testing correlation between two polygon features

I am working on a project looking at county boundaries for the state of California. I have 2 polygon datasets with this same geographic boundary, and these datasets, when mapped individually, visually ...
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Field Calculator expression to replace string only if it occurs

I have two fields (STREET1 & AKA_STREET_TEST1). I'm having a problem creating a simple IF THEN Python statement in the Field Calculator box. I've been searching the threads for a similar ...
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Model Builder - Using Only Certain Fields

I have to use ModelBuilder in ArcGIS 10.1 to create a mix of two tools: buffer and select by location. However, I'm supposed to let the user only enter certain information, and have other fields be ...
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Python Scripting Error (Adding a Field)

I'm using this code as a python script tool in ArcGIS 10.1: import arcpy, os arcpy.env.workspace = r'W:\S&P\s&p techs\Emily\Errors.gdb' #Looping through dissolved feature classes, adding ...
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Writing code to create MapDocument object gives ValueError: MapDocObject: Unexpected error? [closed]

I am trying to write the code but it gave me the error within the Python window: >>> mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") path = "C:\Student\MapScripting10_0" ...
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Merging Only Selected Lines in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Working in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, is there a way to only merge selected lines from a layer? For example, I want to merge these three red lines (all from one layer).
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How to do Forest changes detection [duplicate]

Which one is better to use for forest changes detection AHP or MCA for spot 6 images
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conditional python script to delete records

I am new to python programming. I am wondering if someone could tell me how to write a python script that would find all records in an attribute table that have identical values in one field, then ...
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How can I convert graphic text to attribute field within polygon that encloses it

I was able to convert graphic polygons to GDB. Similarly, I can convert the graphic text to annotation within same GDB. But I need to have that text as an attribute or field within the polygon table. ...
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Incorporate SHAPE@LENGTH in arcpy.da.UpdateCursor

What is the correct way to incorporate SHAPE@LENGTH in arcpy.da.updatecursor. Consider the following shortened version of my actual code: def check_for_missing_fields(field_list, feature_lyr): ...
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Batch Georeferencing in arcGIS 10.1.2 [duplicate]

I work for a government utility company. Our maps are broken down into 500x500 square meter grids. We have scanned images (TIFF) of these maps that we need to overlay and digize. The maps and the ...
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Python scripting error (merge)

I've been trying to use this code to add a field to, merge, and sort multiple feature classes: import arcpy, os arcpy.env.workspace = r'W:\S&P\s&p ...
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Python scripting for feature classes (loop, sort, merge, and replace)

This is what I have to accomplish using a python script for ArcGIS 10.1: Loop through all feature classes and first add a field, then write the name of the feature class into the added field. Merge ...
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Merging multiple feature classes into one using Python

So I have feature classes from an ArcGIS database that I renamed using this Python code: But now I have to merge all the feature classes that are output from this into one feature class named ...
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How to perform If Statement in Field Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop? (Python or VB)

I've one field "MAXSPEED". I want a Field Calculation that will calculate an additional field ("noise"): If MAXSPEED > 40 then the term: (73.5 + Log ( 25 ) * ( [MAXSPEED] / 50)) should be used to ...
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How to display two line traffic road map cartographically?

I have two line traffic map. I want to display this maps roads as image below. This images show that when I zoom out from map, roads are showing properly.. And two line road never disappear from map. ...
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Spatial join 2 polylines without common attribute

I need to spatially join 2 polylines, but the problem is that the tables have nothing in common. Also, one of the tables is 4 times as big as the other one. Essentially, what is need is to combine the ...
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Algorithm to determinate neighbor's position (N S E W) of parcels?

After my first publicaation Determinate Parcel Neighbors using PYTHON Where i was looking for a faster way to calculate parcel neighbors and position, and after succeeding that, but the result was not ...
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How to use coverage tools in arcpy?

I have a process in which I need to use coverages. I can create the coverages just fine using FeatureClassToCoverage_conversion within arcpy but trying to union 2 coverages together does not work in ...
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Python Script to Add Fields to Feature Classes

I have to try to add a field called 'Name' to a bunch of different feature classes using python, and then access the name of the feature class to fill in the field. I have no idea how to even start ...
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How I get the upstream drainage area? and what is the difference between drainage area and basin area?

I have a Aster DEM, and from that i get the drainage network, and now i need to calculate the drainage area, but i don't know if the drainage area is equal to the basin area.
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ArcSDE Locks With No Owner

Running enterprise SDE on Sql Server 2008, ArcGIS 10.1, SP1. The issue is old locks on all feature classes within a specific feature dataset that aren't being released. When viewed with an admin ...
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Model Builder Iterator

I split sections of a roads on a map using polygons and now I would like to dissolve the roads within those polygons, but I only want to dissolve rows that have the same road name. (Roads are lines). ...
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arcpy Unable to remove directory. Possible causes: 1- Not owner of the directory 2- Another person or application is accessing this directory

Using arcpy and reclassify, I'm trying to run a loop reclassifying the same dataset accoding to different values. I've reduced this example to three loops, the original is much longer. import arcpy ...
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cannot get ArcGIS to project a shapefile

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 (SP1). I got a shapefile with polygons representing some features of the landscape in my study area. This file has been provided by a third party institution. The coordinate ...
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Preserving metadata after processing shapefiles

This is really my first time working with metadata and I just have a few concerns in regards to it. Hypothetically, if I were to merge two shapefiles together and then, explode them back to ...
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Raster Files Sizes from Point Data Extremely Different

Using ArcGIS 10.1. I created rasters from several groups of point rasters using the Point to Raster tool. All of the points groups are similar size and extents. The first group of points had a file ...
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Correct use of buffering by field (distance) in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to create a buffer in meters around some points using a field with the distance. However I cannot assign a distance type to use and by default I assume it's doing decimal degrees (I am ...
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Make feature class from table data

I would like to create a feature class using an attribute table of another feature class. However, it does not use XY coordinates, so I can't create it that way. I thought I could export the data and ...
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Add grid reference from excel to arcmap 10.1

I am trying to upload an excel sheet for my grid reference to arcmap 10.1 but arccatalog/arcmap can't find the file. The excel version is 2007 and I have the driver installed. Does anyone know why ...
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Automation of Land Use composition in ArcGIS

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and I have two shapefiles I'd like to process: A Polygon shapefile with 1000 features representing lakes covering a specific area, and; A Polygon shapefile with the Land Use ...
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Dissolving lines using iterate feature class (model builder)

I was wondering how I would build the model in order to dissolve multiple lines at once using the iterator. I have polygons over a line network that is supposed to represent roads, and I want to ...
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Calculate Euclidean distance to raster WITHIN multiple polygons

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 on a Windows x64 system. I am working in a study area where I have 360 000 locations of about 50 territorial animals. I have a shapefile containing 125 sometimes overlapping ...
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Editing tables in ArcGIS for Desktop with Python Parser of Field Calculator?

so I'm trying to edit a table so that the name column will not contain spaces. I just don't know how to write the Python script that should go with it. This is what I have for the Python script ...
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What to use as split field or target workspace with Split tool?

I'm trying to use the split tool in arcgis 10.1 but I dont know what I should use as the split field or my target workspace. W:\S&P\s&p techs\Emily\Geodatabase\Geodatabase.gdb this is what I ...
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Inserting JPEG or similar into ArcGIS map?

I am trying to upload an image (jpeg or similar) into a map. It can be on the layout view or data view. I am using ArcMap 10.1.
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Select Layer by Location problem

i want to create a python scipt query using arpy in arcgis i have one polyline shapefile and one polygon shapefile i want to choose(select) the polygons where contained within in the polylines ...
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Converting DEM in degree decimal to meter using ArcMap?

i am trying to make cell size of satellite image and DEM equal for Maxent. cell size of satellite image is in metric but DEM is in degree decimal. how can i convert DEM in degree decimal to meter ...
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Where should PythonWin be located?

I have a question about PythonWin. Does it come with the DVD when you install it or does it have to be installed manually separately from the ESRI DVD ? On my computer at work, it does not come with ...
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MakeXYEventLayer_management input problems

I have a huge excel data base and want to make with the tool MakeXYEventLayer_management a new Layer for my coordinates in my table. I found this code on ArcGIS help: try: # Set the local variables ...
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How to work on map created by using arcgisUtils.createMap

arcgisUtils.createMap(id,"map").then(function(response){ //update the app dom.byId("title").innerHTML = response.itemInfo.item.title; dom.byId("subtitle").innerHTML = ...
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Find duplicates in a field then update another field with a Y or N with Python (ArcGIS)

I am attempting to create a python script (ArcGIS 10.1) that will identify duplicated records within a points shapefile with a Y or N (possibility of over 5000 records). Similar to this: xyCombine | ...
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Training course for Fixing Data Sources

Is there any good training course or literature that pays some attention to automated processes for fixing map documents' data sources? Esri's little documentation on it is not helpful enough for me.
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TypeError: 'NoneType' object is not iterable from Python Scripting for Geoprocessing Workflow exercise?

I am currently taking ESRI's Python Scripting for Geoprocessing Workflows. I have following their step by step however there seem to be a problem that I am getting an error. import arcpy #Set ...
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List File Geodatabase Topology

I'm trying to write a script that looks into a dataset and list all the elements in the dataset. The dataset comprises of Feature classes and FGDB Toppology. When I uses ListFeatureClasses, it outputs ...