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Switching out layers but keeping the order the same (see figure) with ArcMap and Arcpy

I need to update the table of contents for a given .mxd by keeping a certain order but switching out the contents. I can bring in the new feature classes as map layers, and delete the old map layers ...
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Automatic Dynamic symbology or Attribute driven symbology? [on hold]

I have looked for a while now on this issue! There seems to be multiple leads dating back over eight years! Two dilemmas I have found myself trying to figure out. Is there a way to configure ...
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Using Arcpy to Turn on Maplex Label Engine

I've been attempting to automate a number of processes into one script using arcpy. I've got everything working and am wondering if there's a way to use arcpy to toggle on/off the Maplex Label Engine. ...
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How to SelectLayerByAttribute Xcoordinate and Ycoordinate

I am having trouble selecting by attribute when I am trying to select by the Xcoordinate and Ycoordinate. For example ...
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Creating series of lines offset from starting points (ArcGIS, arcpy)

I've got a series of points representing generalized locations of trawling activity over many years. A single XY location can represent many trawling records. I'm attempting to create a series of ...
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Calculate Field throws an error when parsing python with backslashes

I have an FTP I need to access through a python script. It works fine with forward slashes, but I don't need it to be read as an html. Below are both sets of code: Working: ...
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Joining a csv table to the attribute table of a feature class in arc gis 10.3

I am new to arcpy. I was trying to join a csv table to the attribute table of a feature class. Here I would like to share what i was trying to do. import arcpy, csv from arcpy import env ...
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Using UNC pathname with Calculate Field tool in ArcPy?

This question is different to Using Calculate Field to fix hyperlinks in ArcPy gives Cannot use VB for services? which was asked previously because it is using the Python parser specifically, rather ...
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Using Feature Dataset with ReplaceDataSource gives ValueError: Layer: Unexpected error?

I'm attempting to replace the data source of a unsourced layer with a mxd. The issue I'm having is that the Featureclass "APPL" is contained within a Feature Dataset. When the feature class is outside ...
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Run model in MXD using Python

I'm very new to python so please bear with me. I am trying to run a model that exports a .wm feature to a geodatabase feature class. The .wm file extension is for software that is used to update ...
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Arcpy: creating a line on an existing line based on points' coordinates

I have a point which is some meters away from an existing line: This point should be snapped to the line (to the closest part) and then, based on the points' new coordinates, a new line Feature ...
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Reading shapefile directory in Python?

I am developing tool on ArcGIS ArcMap 10.0 with .NET and Python technology. In TOPOTORASTER tool , I give a line feature class. the line feature class path something like this: inputOne = ...
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What is a polygon, a ring, a part in arcpy, ArcMap-editor for the OGC and in GIS generally

I ran in some difficulties to the definition of the term polygon as i tried to understand arcpy's geometry model. (ArcPy getPartCount always returns 1 on multipart polygons?) I ended up in consulting ...
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Geoprocessing in violated convention environments (Microsoft Windows)

Our MapInfo and ArcGIS users have self managed file shares. I do my best to educate our users about windows naming conventions but years of violating basic conventions and personalities that don't ...
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Using Calculate Field to fix hyperlinks in ArcPy gives Cannot use VB for services?

Getting an error while trying to script it, specifically "Cannot use VB for services." Snippet and VB code block as follows: Raw block (works within ArcMap): "\ftp\raw\YYYYMMDD\Files\Charles" ...
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Append List not working

Trying to create a list of well counts. In the code below, wellCntList only contains the current county count and not a list of ALL the counts. Sure I'm missing something simple. for cname in ...
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ArcPy getPartCount always returns 1 on multipart polygons?

in this post Why does the method partCount in ArcGIS always give back a value of 1? a problem occured that could easily be reproduced. partCount is always 1! Is it a wrong usage of partCount or did ...
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Add shp attribute data to column with python script

If feature column (feature is the name of the column) in table is ferry crossing in the attribute data then I need to add Yes to the Ferry column that I have already added to the table. If the ...
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Arcpy get point feature at start and endpoint of Line feature

I am having trouble getting a feature that is at the start and end point of a line. I can get the start and end point of the line but I am not sure how to grab the Point feature that is at the start ...
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ArcPy - Syntax Error when using reclassify tool

I have been writing a code to automate a variety of processes in Arc Toolbox. I have used a line to reclassify before but this time when using it I am coming up with a Parsing Error (SyntaxError). I ...
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arcpy.da.SearchCursor(fc,[“SHAPE@”]) has no firstPoint object

I am having trouble getting the start and end point of a line using the code below. import arcpy with arcpy.da.SearchCursor("Lines",["Material","SHAPE@"]) as curs: for row in curs: ...
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python script tool validation checkboxes to radio boxes?

I am trying to build a tool in arcmap, which uses radio buttons in its gui. Since I read, that radio buttons are not supported, I figured, it couldn't be too hard changing the behaviour of simple ...
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Script for running Feature Class To Coverage tool runs into error on arcgis server

I have created a script for converting feature classes to coverage and it runs fine in arcmap. But after publishing and running it on the server, it fails to execute and returns the following error ...
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IOError: “[u'Hospitals',u'Parcels',u'Roads']” does not exist

I was wondering if someone could help me figure out what's going wrong with my code. It's at the very end of a code that, once a link to a geodatabase is inserted, will print the name, directory, ...
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Using Python to select records by date field

I am trying to write a python script to select records created within the past 7 hours (date field - database time) using a where-clause within arcpy. The table is ArcSDE database (Microsoft SQL ...
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Getting different pixel depths from output raster when done in ArcMap versus Arcpy?

When I use 'Plus' in Spatial Analyst to add together two 8-bit unsigned rasters (pixel values 0-100) the output raster is 8-bit unsigned (pixel values 0-200) but when I try and do the same thing ...
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arcpy.UploadServiceDefinition_server sometime fails with Error:999999 and fixed with swapping identical ags connection files

I need help resolving an intermittent 999999 failure during arcpy.UploadServiceDefinition_server. I'm using arcpy.UploadServiceDefinition_server with a saved ags arcserver connection file as part of ...
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FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion: How to export feature class to shapefile without losing OBJECTID

I am trying to automate a workflow which involves exporting multiple feature classes (within a geodatabase) to shapefile format. My inclination has been to use the ...
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Adding a Field to a Feature Class using Python

I'm trying to create a script that adds an integer field to a File GDB, calculates it, buffers it, then clips it to a different GDB featureclass. Can anyone help me, I'm stuck so far!? I'll provide my ...
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Export all data driven pages to PDF using Python script

I am a novice Python user but I am trying to create a script which will allow me to export all of the data driven pages within an mxd to a single pdf file (without having to open the mxd) I currently ...
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Merge n number of adjacent polygons [on hold]

I have over 17,000 individual polygons. I want to merge two adjacent polygons so that I finish with approximately 8,500 polygons. The polygons need to be merged based on location, merge two adjacent ...
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Column does not exist - python

My goal is to count the number of wells in each county. I've verified the columns are correct as listed in the attribute table. Do I have a typing or formatting error? I wanted to pull county names ...
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Exporting Multi Maps like JPEG,etc with Python? [closed]

I need to Export Multi Maps like JPEG or .... ETC with Python
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Issues with Euclidean Allocation Python Script [on hold]

I am trying to calculate catchments for each reach in my high resolution NHN. The main inputs I am using are Primary & Secondary Watershed, a single-flowline dendritic version of the NHN high-res ...
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Python Process Question

I'm a new Python student looking for some help regarding a homework problem. I need to analyze wells with each county in a state. So I have the wells shapefile and a counties shapefile for a state. ...
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Using Near Feature Tool with Conditions

I am using near feature tool in ArcGIS 10.1. However, I need to add another condition to it (not only the nearest). The feature (point) that i am looking for, is the nearest (point) and also doesnot ...
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Inexplicable behavior after function call using 'arcpy.mapping.ListLayers'

I have seen some discussions regarding (eventual) bugs when using acrpy.mapping.ListLayers (and perhaps(?) other 'mapping' methods) where the (current) mxd is passed. I have a feeling the following is ...
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Using ArcPy, I can't panToExtent to intended area using Decimal Degree coordinate

I'm trying to programmatically pan to a coordinate before I export a map and I've started off by using Identify to get a test coordinate in Decimal Degrees: mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") ...
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How do I speed up testing debugging when I am loading a large module as part of my program? [on hold]

I'm using PyScripter to do some python geocoding automation and I'm coming across the situation where I am waiting several tens of seconds for a large module to be imported. This is very inconvenient ...
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Labeling Poles in Sequential Order on Data Driven Pages Along a Curvy Route

Is there a way to automate the process of labeling poles #'s on data driven pages along a curvy route in sequential order? The many bends and turns of the route is throwing off the ordering. the ...
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Selecting groups of files and iterating composite raster

I have a query regarding the best way to process the multispectral data I requested to be collected for my MSc study site. The data I am working with has been saved as single band tiffs, rather than ...
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Aligning point along the line in ArcGIS

I have a line and some points along with line, but they are not equally distanced from line. I want to align them at equal distance along the line, let's say, every point should be at a distance of 10 ...
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Recording the ArcPy script execution method

I have composed an ArcPy script which is run via a windows scheduler.The same script is loaded into a script tool so a user can run the process manually. I've used: get parameters as text, with or's ...
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Create symbology for new layer using Python (arcpy.mapping)

I have some ArcMap addin that creates new layer and add it into table of content. I need to set up a symbology for the newly created layer based on the attribute table (three differnet values > three ...
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Improving processing time of ArcPy script?

Background: I work for an electrical utility, and we have a point feature class called "meters" that contains approximately 35,000 records. These records represent the actual power meter, and contain ...
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Deleting a Column from feature class of file geodatabase using Python? [closed]

I have a file geodatabase in ArcGIS which contains around 500 feature classes. All of those feature classes have an accuracy column, and I want to delete that column from all those feature classes. ...
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replace ü/ ö/ ä / spaces and brackets in Attribute Table [duplicate]

I've got a Polygon Feature Class of communities in switzerland. Unfortunately, the names in the attribute Field "NAME" include spaces, brackets and ä/ ö/ ü characters. For further processing, i need ...
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How to add local locator map/index in ArcGIS 10x?

I want to add local locator map in ArcGIS,like: As it shown in zoom level, otherwise by datadriven pages defines the locator map in original is like:. What kind of python script i can used for this to ...
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Set label font size for layer via Python

I have some ArcMap addin that creates new layer and add it into table of content. I need to set up labels for that layer. I have made some script for labeling layer: mxd = ...
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Automate nightly updates

Can anybody help with pseudo code or pseudo outline? I am trying to create a nightly update using an xml file. I have not tried anything to tackle this issue other than research. Currently a XML ...