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Iterating through a point layer to create & sum distance rasters

I'm writing an Arcpy program to process data in a layer of several hundred points ('ptsLyr', from file 'ptsFile'), each of which has its own ID ('RecordID') and an associated value, 'radius', that I ...
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In ArcPy, How to call specific columns of attribute table?

I'm trying to figure out how to spline specific columns of a shapefile attribute table, but my question is intermediate to this-- how do I select a range of columns, e.g. the 20th column to the ...
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How do I enumerate the messages in arcpy.GetMessages()?

Messages are present in GetMessages() but it's a formatted string. I want to add some of my own newlines and alter the content on a per-message basis. How do I access the individual messages in ...
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Create Multiple Feature Layer and Add to MXD

I am really stuck with this one and cannot seems to get the code to execute. Every time I do so, I get the error: Input Features: Dataset [u'Test1'.....] does not exist or is not supported. My guess ...
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Can multiprocessing with arcpy be run in a script tool?

I have been tinkering around with the multiprocessing module to resolve some processing of data in ArcMap 10.3. I have created a script which works fine if I run it in IDLE. I see all my cores max ...
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Exporting list of tables contained in *.mdb with ArcPy gives Indentation Error?

I'd like to export to excel each of the tables in a .mdb database as separate .xml files. The code works until the last line which gives an unexpected indentation error, and I'm also struggling with ...
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Help with python, import update csv values to feature class fields

I am trying to update a bunch of field values from a csv file where there are existing (incorrect) values in my featureclass. After searching I came across a similar post (Help with Python Update ...
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Concatenating fields while also replacing values within certain stings [on hold]

I am trying to use python to concatenate multiple fields in a polygon layer. Specifically, I am attempting to combine the values of four fields into one: EXPCODE = !MATRIX! & !PLANT! & !PCT! ...
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trying to build world file for images based off extent rectangle generated from centroid in python

I have centroids for map images which I would like to georeference quickly and rougly via python script, using arcpy. I know the dimensions of the images, the dpi, scale, rotation and the coordinate ...
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Running Select results in error 000210

I'm trying to run SELECT in order to extract specific features under "CLASS_NAME", but continue getting "ERROR 000210: Cannot create output". I've searched though other questions with the same ...
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Arcpy reclassify label display issue

I have been looking for about 2 days and I can't seem to figure out or find a work around for the symbology labels after a reclassify when trying to automate maps. I run the following code and it is ...
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Error importing ArcPy after Python upgrade?

Why i cannot import my arcpy in ArcGIS 10.2 python window after i updated my python 2.7.3 to 2.7.9, but i can use it after i run my ArcPy on python interpreter shell (outside ArcGIS), is there any ...
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Alter Fields in multiple feature classes in multiple workspaces

I have 22 geodatabases all in one folder. Each gdb has two feature classes. For each feature class, I need to rename a few of the fields. I've had success with this code, but it only works for each ...
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Automate Exporting of Rasters Using Renderer in ArcGIS

It is possible to export rasters in ArcMap by right clicking the layer-> Data-> Export: You can then click 'Use Renderer' check box to ensure the image you export uses the current ...
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Referencing layer in Table of Contents using ArcPy?

I'm looking for the best way to reference a layer in the TOC using arcpy and, if it is possible, that is different than the following: mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") df = ...
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Exporting gdb tables to excel in folder containing gdb?

So i have several folders which each contain a gdb. Now, I export the attribute tables of polygon feature classes using the following code (probably could use some optimization): folder = ...
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Failed to execute (ExtractByMask)

I use ExtractByMask of arcpy to isolate to subset the provinces of the Philippines. I do it with this code. import arcpy from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa import * ...
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Running Python script in Task Scheduler— Script will not run

I have a script which I wish to run on a regular monthly basis without me needing to open and run the it. I have referred to every web page I can find on Windows Task Scheduler and followed their ...
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Python encoding error in ArcPy

I am writing a JSON file, as string input, using python, into a .json file in the file system. However I am getting the following error sometimes and I don't know why. Any ideas? ...
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Arcpy.Buffer_Analysis Does Not Create Feature Class

import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = r'c:\data' fcs = str(raw_input('Please enter the layers you would like to buffer: ')) dist = str(raw_input('What would you like your buffer distance to be? ')) ...
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ImportError: DLL load failed: %1 is not a valid Win32 application

In my system python 26 is installed for arcgis10.0 and python 27 for 64bit is installed. Both are working fine individually. Now, i want to import arcpy from python window, but failed. Now the error ...
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Reclassification of raster

Is there a better way to do this? I'm trying to create a script that will change classifications of a raster to: 0 for: 0,7-9,15-20,40,62-63,73,78-87,89-130,132-151,153-175,177-203,215,228,251-253 ...
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Geodatabase affecting outcome

Why does my naming convention change depending on where the output is saved? When I save this to a .gdb, the name of the output is "tif", not final_mosaic.tif. When I save the same output to a ...
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Clipping a Raster into 5x5(25) equal tiles through the use of arcpy?

I am curious to find our if there is a way to create a python code that enables you to clip a raster into equal parts example: 5x5(25) tiles with the use of arcpy? From what I can think of you would ...
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How do I lookup a value in a list?

I have a list of points populated with a da.SearchCursor. This list is used to lookup additional values from the next step. This would be akin to SQL join. listOfPoints= [] with ...
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ArcPy Script to update LYR data source not identifying all layers in folder

I've put together a script that for the most part works as intended - to walk through a series of folders, find SDE layer files and update their data source to direct connects if the layers support ...
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ClipRaster with three inputs

1) How can I clip raster with checked "Use Input Features for Clipping Geometry? I don't want to specify X, Y Min/Max for the Output Extent. I want to run a simple Clip Raster script that includes 3 ...
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SaveToLayerFile failed - “value is not a layer”

Tried doing a SaveToLayerFile on a layer in a workspace, but it confusingly says it's not a layer. I know it is a layer because the script can access lyr properties (e.g. name) and all of the ...
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Loop exits after 100 count while creating domains using python

I am trying to create domains on feature class or table class by reading a table which holds all look up information. Following is example code for what I am doing: tableIndex = ...
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Adding extra characters to elements in a list [closed]

I am trying to create a script that automates the generation of a MXD. It does this by the user copying and pasting several variables, running a definition query and exporting an MXD. I can get the ...
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Using arcpy outside the arcmap

I want to use some arcpy function outside arc map i used following code but it ends up with error no module named arcpy can anyone help import sys sys.path.append("D:\Installed ...
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Arcpy save command giving errors

I've been trying to get this to work but for some reason it just keeps failing. Here is a very simplified version of my script: import arcpy arcpy.CheckOutExtension("spatial") #Spatial Analyst ...
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Print values of a field in arcgis using python [closed]

I am pretty new at python scripting and I am trying to print values of a field to screen. My code is that import arcpy layer = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) arcpy.AddMessage('Layer Name : '+layer) ...
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script to Determine Parcel Neighbors [duplicate]

I have a layer of Plots Urban planner I want to fill the neighborhood north and south, east and west of each piece fields i need script to Determine Parcel Neighbors using PYTHON
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How to create proprietary tools for ArcGIS?

I want to build a some tools for ArcGIS. Toolboxes that I've seen are open source and run the scripts that reside in their src folder. However, I don't want to release the source code. After some ...
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How do I import specific fields from a shapefile?

Using arcpy, how do I import only select fields from a shapefile? Or, if I must import the entire shapefile, how do I delete certain fields after import?
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Parameters not valid in batch Alter field Arcpy

I am trying to perform a batch of Altering field names through a stand alone python script using Arcpy but it seems I am making a basic mistake in my python code. Using a list I refer to the original ...
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When importing a shapefile, resulting field name in feature class contains schema and table name

I'm using the following snippet to import a shapefile into a SDE feature class. arcpy.CopyFeatures_management(inputShapefile, outputFeatureClassName) where inputShapefile is a shapefile on a mapped ...
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AddLayertoGroup

I've been using ArcGIS 10.0 to create arcpy scripts. Now that I'm using ArcGIS 10.2, I try to run those scripts in the new environment but I get some errors. One of them is the following one, that I ...
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The truth value of a raster is ambiguous. Invalid use of raster with Boolean operator or function.

I'm having trouble with an if/else statement in my for loop. I have a raster Vmax with a constant value, another raster V which has a value of 0 in the beginning and will change during execution of ...
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ArcGIS OSMLoader arcpy .encode error

I am trying to load a geofabrick .bz2 file into a file geodatabase using the OSM Simple Loader tool from http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=15137 However it fails each time at this line: ...
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Updating the Z value within an XYZ.txt file

Following a post from a few weeks ago: Creating polygon from 2 txt files (Parent ID + Coordinates) and thanks to the help and code, the script works very well. Now I need to reverse the process in ...
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Is it possible to run ArcToolbox without ArcMap?

I am following the accepted answer for the question: Batch conversion of netCDF to Raster in ArcGIS using Python, obviously, to convert netcdfs. The code taken from the above answer (pasted below) ...
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Object: Createobject Layer Invalid Data Source

I'm using a tool made for ArcGIS, however I keep getting this error (see picture). I do not know any python code and I'm trying to get this script to run. # Import system modules import sys, ...
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Average cell value within polygon for each raster in a mosaic dataset - ArcGIS

I am working with a mosaic dataset that has the following properties and attributes... It consists of 365 rasters, each representing a day of the year. I am needing to get the average of the ...
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Print webmap to geospatial pdf

I am looking for a solution for this with no success using: result = arcpy.mapping.ConvertWebMapToMapDocument(Web_Map_as_JSON, templateMxd) AND arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF(mxd, Output_File, ...
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Python tool won't stop running— Not an infinite loop issue

I'm having trouble with a python script. It is essentially a near duplicate of another script which is running fine-- it is using different files, but apart from that the tools used and the order in ...
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Arcpy script or other method for points in polygon per participant

Is there an Arcpy script or another way that I could use to find out the number of GPS points falling within each participant’s home neighbourhood as defined by an 800 meter network buffer around the ...
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Layer to kml conversion tool does not generate any output when used with graphics layer

I want to use the layer to kml tool to convert the data of a graphics layer to kml. The tool expects a layer : "The feature or raster layer or layer file (.lyr) to be converted to KML." Despite the ...
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Creating a desktop GIS with arcpy analysis

What is the problem with this code? I want to make a desktop GIS with this code in ArcPy. Can anyone help me?