A site-package created by Esri to expose many ArcObjects to Python.

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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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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 [closed]

What is the problem with this code? I want to make a desktop GIS with this code in ArcPy. Can anyone help me?
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How can i create points per 10 and 100 meters for several lines with ArcPy?

I have 10 lines and i want to generate points per 10 and 100 meters for each one of them. In ArcGis there is the tool construct points(COGO) but is not scriptable. Is there any suggestion? Also i ...
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How can I test for exclusive access to the scratch gdb?

I have an application that uses the scratch geodatabase. Upon completion of our work, we delete the scratch geodatabase. The next time our app runs, scratch gets recreated automatically. How do I test ...
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Create KML from MXD that contains map service layers like feature layers

How can I create a KML (tools suggestion), provided that I have a map (.mxd) file which layers are service layers of hosted services and not local data coming from a geodatabase. I know that the map ...
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Retrieve locally the data of an mxd that are contained in sevice layers and recreate a new mxd with static data (not coming from service)

I want to get/dowload the data contained in a map service and recreate a new mxd file with static (not retrieved from a service) data. I am interested for data coming from feature and graphic layers. ...
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Loop for exporting shapefiles from an existing shapefile

I have a pnt shp with 50 pnts. I want to export each one of it in a separate shapefile with arcpy writting a loop. My problem is that i want the output name i create has a different name, e.g. for ...
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Data driven pages: merge multiple pdfs based on string per wildcard

I am trying to figure out how to automatically merge pdf files based on a stringpart (*wildcard) in the filename, without loosing selectable layers within a pdf. I created 3 series of layout pages ...
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Delete empty feature class in modelbuilder - “Calculate Value” Expression problems

I am trying to delete empty feature classes created in the process of intersecting layers with a set-up in modelbuilder. By using Calculate Value tool i have written a code that should do the trick. ...
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Script for Arcpy console Lock file gets removed

I am running a script via python console to batch add and calculate new fields of all shapefiles in the current dataframe. Sometimes, especially if I have more than 5 shapefiles to be processed, the ...
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gdal RasterizeLayer gives different extent to arcpy PolygonToRaster

I have an existing arcpy script which uses PolygonToRaster_conversion to convert a polygon shapefile to raster (tiff). I am now exploring GDAL/OGR and have used the cookbook approach to carry out the ...
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arcpy handling of floating points

This arises from my own question How to handle coordinates accuracy in ArcGIS where I have tried to use the documentation entitled Using geometry objects with geoprocessing tools as a reference. I ...
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Using Python to count records and show difference

I'm trying to find an example of a python script for ArcGIS 10.1 that will get count of a FC in my SDE and get count of a FC in an incoming FGDB update and then write the difference to a log file. We ...
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GPRecordSet in python toolBox

I would like to use a GPRecordSet in my python toolBox as an output parameter. This geoprocessing will be share on my ArcgGIS server and in my ArcGIS portal. I haven't see any documentation on how to ...
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Map To KML does not work with mxds that contain service layer

I am trying to use the map to kml conversion tool in a python script. The mxd I provide as input, contains data coming from map service layers. I have no security enabled to that particular layers. I ...
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ArcPy Datadriven Page AttributeError: PageLayoutObject: Error in executing ExportToPDF

I have been working on this script for a while now and even ESRI are being difficult. Essentially I am trying to export a series of datadriven pages. Executing on a single page fine no issue, ...
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Arcpy:Set min height for contour area, with surrounding contour lines

I'm trying to create a tool that will calculate the min depth and the max depth of a contour polygon, based on the value of the depth attributes of the surrounding contour lines. This is what I have ...
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converting csv to dbf

I have a python created CSV that I am looking to turn into a dbf but it is not getting read properly by the TABLE TO TABLE conversion tool. I select the csv, set the output to be XXX.dbf but the ...
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pandas.to_csv to write arcpy.getrasterproperties returns

I'm stumped on how I can use pandas.to_csv for this application. I'm trying to first write a csv then append the csv within the for loop so that every iteration appends a new row. Thanks in advance. ...
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Raster Calculator or Local-Combine tool? (in ArcPy)

i have 3 classified rasters and i wanted to use the following query from r. calculator: (rclslope>=45) & (rclmosaic>=2000) & (rclfocal>15) to arc.py how can i write it? Is it ...
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Using arcpy to separate surface objects mixed into one file into different shapefiles

I'm trying to do some elementary tasks with arcpy and ArcGIS, namely separate some information in a file into separate shapefiles based on values for a field. My initial file has a field called ...
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Looping through Layers, Add Layer to MXD, Export Image, Repeat, using ArcPy?

ArcGIS 10.2.2 I am trying to loop through a list of layers in a folder, add each layer to an mxd and export an image of the added layer. I have added arcpy.mapping.RemoveLayer to the script to remove ...
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ArcPy QueryPointAndDistance: Incorrect Lengths?

Background: I'm currently trying to determine the chainage (distance m) of my points along a polyline (i.e. proposed railway alignment). A colleague within my firm assisted me with the following ...
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ERROR 000732 from ArcPy?

What is the problem since i have "test_script" folder extant in C: but arcpy detects as a truncated one (i.e est_script) and signals error.
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Is it possible from the list or np.array, updating the table using arcpy.da.UpdateCursor?

I have created array. Is it possible to update an existing table if the number and order of columns and rows identical? In the array do not have a column headers. for example: array = ...
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Determine feature class's feature dataset

Is there a way to check if a feature class full path string is a path to a feature class within a file geodatabase feature dataset in arcpy? For example: C:\test\test.gdb\testdataset\featureclass ...
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Missing labels when using arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF

I have a script that is run on a daily basis to export a folder of MXDs to PDFs and I have noticed some peculiar behavior. Many, but not all of the PDFs will be missing some labels or their label ...
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Calling a GP service from a GP service arcpy.Importtoolbox

I'll try my best not to sound like a lunatic as I explain this. I have a python script that calls an ArcServer geoprocessing service toolbox with arcpy.Importtoolbox. The GP service is on several ...
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Running Python toolbox tool both standalone from other tools within same Python toolbox?

I have created a python toolbox for work that has two tools inside. These tools use the toolbox template and so have a init, getParameterInfo, etc. I want to be able to run one tool both stand alone ...
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Check field type and execute depending on it using ArcPy?

I had a script that converted data from a clients site to a usable GIS format until they changed the output. I've tried two different directions with no luck. Due to how an earlier part of the ...
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Data Driven Pages Export Issue [closed]

I have created mapbooks using DDP and am running into an exporting issue. I have 40 mapbooks of 40 different cities based on a my layer file called "Custom Grid". When I go to export it gives me the ...
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Multiply Rasters from two subfolders

I have two subfolders with Rasters named with the same parameters. I am trying to figure out a way to Loop a multiplication of each raster into a folder with its pair of the other subfolder. Looks ...
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Zonal histogram for each region (row) in a polygon (table) with python script

I have DEM.tif (symbology uses equale interval - 100m) and a polygon file (regions.shp) with many regions (names are defined in 'reg_name' column). I would like to use Zonal Histogram to produce ...
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Creating TIN, Surface Difference python script with ArcPy?

I have been trying to develop a master script to go through a series of geoprocessing tools and executing them. I am trying to generate a TIN and contours from a raw xyz file. Below is a very simple ...
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Exporting ArcSDE feature classes into file geodatabase with ArcPy?

I would like to use Windows task scheduler to automatically (monthly) create a new file geodatabase and then export feature classes from SDE into the new file geodatabase. Im using this code, however ...
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ArcSdeSqlExecute ArcSDE Error -65

I am trying to Select certain fields, resulting from a join using ArcSDESQLExecute but encounter the following error when I try to include the Shape field: AttributeError: ...
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ArcSDESQLExecute to query and update from multiple SDE Databases

I am trying to use ArcSDESQLExecute to return the results of a join and then write the return query into a Feature Class located in a different database. Using Microsoft SQL Server and Arc10.2.2 Is ...
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how to make clusters from small polygons with constraint of boundary touching?

I want to make some clusters from a bunch of small polygons with the constraint that each basic unit (polygon) in the resultant cluster must share a portion of its boundary with at least one other ...
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Is it possible to get column names from an ArcSDESQLExecute SELECT execution

I am running ArcGIS 10.0 desktop and querying an Oracle 11g database and writing the results of a SELECT statement out to a CSV file. Everything works great; however, I would love to find a way to ...
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Error submitting job Arcgis server

I am trying to execute service tool that written in python with arcpy. When I am executing the service I got submitted... Executing... Failed. I looked the logs, and I got there: Failed to ...
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How to create an expression using the arcpy.SearchCursor? [closed]

Example: On the basis of the table which is not defined by the number of columns and rows, you need to evaluate expressions as shown, using the arcpy.SearchCursor .... First, create a list of ...