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Count number of group layers or Layers inside group layer using ArcPy? [closed]

I am looking for a way of counting the amount of layers within a group layer I have an empty group layer inside my map and I am looking for a way of initiating a process if there are 0 layers inside ...
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Concatenating Attributes of Points in Same Location using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a single feature class that contains multiple points with the same location, but different names and text attributes, and I would like to concatenate the attributes together and merge the ...
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Iterating through list of fields using field calculator?

import arcpy, sys, itertools arcpy.env.workspace = r'path to geodatabase' fields1 = ['gearqty', 'cnemarea', 'fzone', 'qdsq', 'tensmsq', 'crew', 'nanglers', 'port', 'totalquant', 'trip_days', ...
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Find Feature class into another feature data

I am trying to find the feature classes from one feature data into another feature classes. But I'm getting nothing at the end as a result of the matc statement. The data in the arc environment is ...
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PythEveryone in ArcGIS virtual campus module: Runtime error + namerror

I'm working on the python for everyone lab in Esri's Virtual campus. I'm running into an issue that I can't seem to solve, I've already done some outside research hence posting here! The issue: 4th ...
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ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Desktop on same machine

I'm just trying out ArcGIS Pro for the first time and I had to change my PYTHONPATH to python34 ArcGIS Pro is now working without crashing every time I open the Analysis tab... However now when I try ...
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Writing value from attribute table to text element using ArcPy?

Is there a way, using ArcPy, to read a field from an attribute table and write the contents of that field into a text element? I have a point feature class with a field name called "Cities". I will ...
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Merge polygons in the same shape file based on attributes, ArcGIS or ArcPy

I have a shapefile of polygons. I do not want any polygons with an area less than 25. For polygons with an area less than 25 I want to merge them with another polygon with an area greater than 25 that ...
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In ArcMap, use python to disable “Scale map elements proportionally to changes in page size”

I am changing sources on MXDs in differents offices using ArcPy and ArcGIS 10.0. As observed here, the printer settings revert to the default printer when the instruction mxd.save() is sent. Losing ...
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Is it possible to run ArcGIS 9.3 python script for ArcGIS 10.3? [duplicate]

I need to translate python 2.5 script for ArcGIS 9.3 to python 2.7 for ArcGIS 10.3. Our office has now all computers with ArcGIS 10.3. So, I need to translate these scripts to arcgis 10.3. Could ...
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Bulk selection by ObjectID using arcpy

Trying to bulk update versioned Feature Classes containing in excess of 30,000 records is causing issue due to the Reconcile/Post process taking too long and ending up with the notice saying that the ...
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How to skip ArcOnline MXDs(ArcPy)

I've previously posted a question about an ArcPy tool that walks through a specified area and scans all MXDs and associated Layers and reports them (as well as the inverse) Search for a shape-file of ...
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Why does psycopg2 “SELECT ST_AsBinary(geom)” return “<read-only buffer…>”?

I'm trying to retrieve polygons out of a postgresql database and I'm running into several problems. First, I've been able to get ST_AsText(geom) to work in conjunction with arcpy.FromWKT(), but the ...
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Create area buffers that are limited by a coastline

I'm trying to use ArcGIS 10.2 to create a buffer of points based on a pre-defined area (e.g 400 sq km). Further to that, the buffers of some of the points are close to the coastline that requires the ...
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Select by Location using first points of polyline

I am trying to select a point from a point layer that intersect a polyline layers firstpoint and using arcpy. I am getting an error "ExecuteError: ERROR 000622: Failed to execute (Select Layer By ...
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Can I make my zonal analysis faster?

I created this python script which performs zonal analysis for the 100m, 200m, 300m, and 400m surrounding a list of points. It works but I have two main problems: A) The raster I am processing has ...
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How to get a calculated sum as dynamic text in ArcMap 10.3 text element?

I am trying to get the sum of the length field from my attribute table into a dynamic text element for display purposes in layout view. I have put together a python script to get the sum of the field ...
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Arcpy 64 bit, or multiple Python installs? [duplicate]

I am new to Python, and am trying to write a script that would upload a geodatabase to AGOL at a scheduled interval. However, the 32 bit distribution of Python cannot handle the file size (over 1 MB), ...
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merge dbf files - without using arcpy?

I have ~7,000 2 line dbf files (zonal stats output) that I would like merged into one table, all the same format. I have used the arcpy merge tool, as seen below. #merge tables together ...
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How can I install pyproj into arcpy?

I am trying to install pyproj. I downloaded the zip folder on this page pyproj. Then I copied it to C:\Python27\ArcGIS10.3\Lib. However, when I try to import the module, I get the message ...
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How to prevent arcpy from adding new features to current workspace

I have the attached code. The code takes a huge raster, and a set of point features. For each of them creates a circular buffer (100), then squares it, and then clips that part of the buffer. In doing ...
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How to Batch Export MXD to GIF using Arcpy

I am trying to batch export several MXD files into corresponding separate GIF files. I am using the script below but am not having much luck and am getting an error: 'Invalid MXD filename' import ...
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Creating Changing Drop down list in Validation

I am trying to make a changing dropdown menu from a value list I have set in my tool through validation. If I were to change one value in the script, the value list will only grab values that pertain ...
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Using Model to define a group/range of numbers then populate a new field with the new definition

In one single table I have a rank in one field, and let's say I have rank 1 through 3 in one field and I want to define that group of rankings of 1,2 and 3 as having a score of '10', then ranks 4 ...
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ArcGIS REST API: using /addItem with secure service

Using the code below I am adding 100's of Map Services to a portal instance. The script successfully runs and adds them however the services are secure so I would like portal to store the username ...
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Why does the Legend vanish when exporting MXD to PDF using ArcPy?

I try to export multi MXD files into pdf. The code run without an errors, but the problem is that the legend vanished from several pdf files: import arcpy,os import arcpy.mapping from arcpy import ...
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Optional Parameter becoming required in ArcPy?

I would like to make a python script (.pyt) where i have 2 input parameters: If the first parameter (which is a boolean) is set TRUE, therefore it is checked, the 2nd parameter should become required ...
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Multi MXD export excluding specific MXD using arcpy

I try to export multi MXD into pdf files, but i want to exclude specific MXD files from this action: import arcpy,os import arcpy.mapping from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"D:\desktop\Project" ...
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Selecting predefined ArcMap template using ArcPy? [duplicate]

i have managed to create script for search cursor which will replace the text element in one of the template from help provided from my previous question Replacing text.element from feature class ...
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Update cursor for joined field

I have a huge point vector data (around 3 million point; in a gdb) with attributes and I have table (created with Near analysis.). I want to copy one of the field values to data. So I joined the table ...
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Using Update Cursor to update all fields in a feature class based upon another feature class

I have perused GIS stack exchange to find an answer, but haven't quite found what I am looking for. Question: I am trying to update all the fields in a feature class based upon field values from ...
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Issue with arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management in tool

I have created a python toolbox that creates separate layers based on unique field values within a feature layer. For some reason arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management will create the layer but will not ...
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Making output table of Python script tool be intermediate file to another model?

I have created a Python script tool using ArcPy. It has a File Geodatabase Table as output. I want to add the script to a new Model in ModelBuilder in ArcMap. The Table output should be an ...
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ApplySymbologyFromLayer_management Overwrites Graduated-Color Class Break

My goal is to generate any number of MXD files with custom class-break-values using a consistent, pre-defined style. For example, in ArcMap (10.2.2 and 10.3.1), I have an MXD with a graduated-color ...
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Python's logging module not working with ArcPy [duplicate]

I have a Python script imported to an Arc toolbox. It uses Python's logging module for message recording. import logging import time import os, sys import arcpy ...
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Text field character length optimizer

I need to automatically optimize text field character length to their current largest attribute character count. For example the field "MyName" is 250 characters long, but has attributes that are a ...
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Clip analysis in ArcPy?

I have one shapefile that covers an entire city. I also have a list of 100 shapefiles which are buffers in different places in the city. Now I want to clip for each buffer from that city using ArcMap ...
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Using PyScripter with ArcPy: “import error, no module named _base”

I'm trying to use ArcPy in PyScripter. I don't have admin privileges on this computer (it's my work computer) so I have to use a portable version of PyScripter. I'm sure my boss would let me install ...
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Updating null values in appended feature class

I am creating a customized script tool that first clips out a line feature from one feature class, dissolves the fields of the clipped feature class so that just one feature is in it, appends the ...
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Deleting feature classes from a geodatabase using arcpy.ListFeatureClasses()

Following up on Using FeatureClassToFeatureClass from list to concatenated list? The error I get is "Parsing error SyntaxError: invalid syntax (line 10)". Using the methods from above I am unable to ...
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Installing an ArcGIS add-in on several PCs

I usually do my python scripts and add them to ArcMap in the form of add-ins. First I launch the ArcGIS Python Add-In Wizard, create a project, a toolbar and the tool. Then, every time I do an ...
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Arcpy 10.0 using update cursor completes but ArcGIS crashes

I'm using an update cursor to iterate through my feature class, create a selection and then delete the row if it meets the condition. It partially works - I get no error messages and the script ...
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Extracting Mean from Raster and Writing to Table in ArcPy?

I am simply trying to extract the mean of each raster within a geodatabase and write the value to a table. I have done this successfully with another set of rasters, but now I keep getting the ...
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Using FeatureClassToFeatureClass from list to concatenated list?

Have many feature classes in geodatabases and eventually want to run more complex processes on them. Having trouble with the basics - can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong with the following? If I ...
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How to parameterize query sent with arcpy.ArcSDESQLExecute class [on hold]

I have been developing a geoprocessor which takes user inputs as strings to develop a dynamic sql statment sent to MSSS from an ArcSDESQLExecute class. The app will only allow for controlled input, ...
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IndentationError: expected an indented block

I am getting the IndentationError in arcpy. I understand this is covered elsewhere but none of the tips appear to be working, I cannot figure out the error. Here is my code; def getCoords(self): ...
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NAME is not defined when defining class arcpy

I am having an issue I have not had before creating a class with a method as below; class Points: def __init__(self, inFC, buffDist, sector): #Must have a set of points and a value to buffer these ...
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updating Z coordinates of points in polylines

I have a polyline feature dataset with Z coordinates. I'd like to change the Z values (e.g.) by adding 10 meters. I am trying the following code, but no changes happen. It seems the code is able to ...
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CellStatistics is not defined error

Code : >>> import arcpy >>> ras1 = arcpy.Raster(r'D:\IMD\test_converted1961.img') >>> ras2 = arcpy.Raster(r'D:\IMD\test_converted1961_fliped_ud1.img') >>> result = ...
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Using Update Cursor, populate field

I am trying to write a script where you preemptively select features and then go to the tool which calls for the feature layer and it populates fields based on certain criteria which I will design of ...