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Updating MXD layer definitionQuery in arcpy is very slow

The code segment below has been extracted from a larger project. In short, I have an MXD which I want to generate multiple PDFs based on different criteria. The code below works. It loops through ...
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How to extract data using arcpy.da.SearchCursor

I have a shapefile of point features showing fire locations in a given year. One of the fields is named "YYYYMMDD" and indicates the corresponding date that that fire happened. In Python, I am trying ...
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Python script (ArcPy) crashing one machine, but works on others?

I have been woking on a script that will select parcels that are within a particular ArcGIS 10.1 data driven page, create a list out of those parcels, and then populate a text element within my MXD ...
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How to generate StreetFrom and StreetTo data from street segments?

Background: I have a polyline feature class of about 4000 street centerline segments for which I would like to add data on what streets the segments intersect with. I would like to add some new ...
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Determine distance between two lines at multiple locations

We have a number of features that look something like this: I need to measure the distance between the edges of a track (two lines) for all the tracks, and flag locations where the track width ...
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ArcGIS date field to integer

I have a featureclass with a 'date' class field named 'ACQ_DATE' formatted as: 1-8-2013 24-7-2013 etc. As you can see the number of digits is not harmonized. I want to display the dates on a ...
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Updating a Tool Validator Class from a CSV File

I have a CSV file which contains a list of clients and different project numbers and project names. This list is generated periodically. The list can contain multiple values for client name but ...
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ArcPy / ArcMap 10.2: How to report data to user?

I'm developing an arcpy addin with ArcMap 10.2 that outputs a feature layer based on user input. How can I display attributes from this layer in a MessageBox or other reporting mechanism? I don't ...
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Multiple Conditional Statement with in a Con Tool

Well i want to apply multiple conditional statements within a Conditional tool. My aim is to loop through a list of rasters and on the basis of a specified range assign each range with a constant 1, ...
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How to make variables output to user defined workspace

I am running a script in ArcMap and I want to reference the user defined workspace as an output instead of hard coding it in. I have the scratch output set as a user defined parameter. However, I ...
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When creating XY Feature in Arcpy, null values resulting in field being text not numeric

I'm trying to create a feature class from a csv / tab delimited file. All the fields in the file are numeric, but some have null values, and those fields are being coerced into "text" types. ...
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How can I rename multiple feature classes (each different name) using Python?

I have a geodatabase including (cnty06,cnty07,cnty08,cnty09...) that I'd like to rename to (c06,c07,c08,c09...). I can use the ModelBuilder (or script from ModelBuilder) to complete this task. Is ...
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ApplySymbologyFromLayer [closed]

I am a new user of Python on ArcGis10 i am trying to apply symbology settings to multiple files but to no success. I have tried my own ways copied syntaxes from various places still getting error. The ...
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Error with data frame in python script

I'm running a python script from arccatalog and it works, however, I am trying to add layers to an mxd and need to declare the data frame. I keep getting this error message. type ...
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Token Error with ArcGIS Server 10.2.2

I am using the ArPy example from esri sample. Script was working fine but then I updated my ArcGIS Server to 10.2.2 and I am getting this error: Token Expired, Code: 498. I have proper credentials as ...
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Why does the next() method fail after the last record, using arcpy.da.SearchCursor?

Using the older arcpy.SearchCursor, the next() method would return Nothing once the last record had been passed. Using the newer arcpy.da.SearchCursor, I'm finding that the next() method crashes the ...
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Get a Shapefile Geometry Type

I am making a python code for Arcgis9.3. In this code I have an input feature and I create a Output feature. I want that the output feature is the same geometry type as the input feature. At the ...
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ArcPy Clip Data Frame To Geometry

I have made an ArcPy add-in that assists a user by adding layers from a nominated fGDB to their map based on a nominated extent. I wish to add a button that changes the data frame properties to clip ...
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Crosstable two fields of a pointfile (ArcMap)

I'd like to produce a simple crosstabulation from two fields of a point feature class. These fields contain land use class information which I'd like to compare. One option is to export a dbf and do ...
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Backup several SDE database connections

This question stems from my previous question on how to list databases based on SDE. Now I want to copy them and have it written as a function so I can list out each database connection below it so ...
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Tool or environment <MakeFeatureLayer_management> not found, Failed to execute (AttributeSearch)

I have created a arctoolbox with scripts in it. In the script, I set the source script file (a python file), my question is when I run this python using a batch file, it won't cause error, ...
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Using the UpdateCursor to change the values in fields added with arcpy.Addfield_management

I am working with some ArcGIS data and trying to add fields using AddField_management. >>> arcpy.AddField_management("huc4","Class","TEXT") I want to populate this new field using the ...
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Raster Calculator Workaround in Arcpy for Suitabiliy Analysis

This is my first attempt at a complex stand alone python code. I am self teaching the arcpy module, well at least attempting to. I am having a great deal of difficulty getting my site suitability ...
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ListFeature classes in SDE

I have this code: def backSDE(ActiveSDE): arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True arcpy.env.workspace = ActiveSDE fcs = arcpy.ListFeatureClasses() print fcs #Databases ActiveSDE = ...
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How to automatically check for lidar flight line overlaps?

I have a series of lidar-based raster products created via FUSION. Since I am working with low density lidar data, many of the raster images show significant striping where lidar returns overlap on ...
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How do you set up XY Event Layer Parameters on ArcGIS Script Tool? (asking for user input)

I've made the XY Event Layer work through python script, but can't get it to work correctly as a python script tool on arc, asking for user input. Does anyone have any suggestions? This is the script ...
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Same field names as given in text file (in a script) [duplicate]

I have a raster (ras) and a text file (T, DA, etc). When I join both then field names are like following: ras.vat:T ras.vat:DA I have to access these fields using SearchCursor for further ...
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Error when dividing a field with a number

Using arcpy CalculateField_management i want to divide a field with a spacific number: arcpy.CalculateField_management(EZG_shp, "IDX_AT_PK", "(!EURO_SUM!/!Anz_Pers!)/1668,4","PYTHON") This works in ...
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Remove all default values on multiple feature classes

I would like to remove default values from all fields used by all feature classes in an SDE geodatabase. I do not see a geoprocess for removing the default value, only setting it. So I am trying to ...
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I need an arcPy script for choosing objects from a table at random

I am trying to write an ArcPy script that will select X number of rows from a table with N number of objects in it, then output that selection to a new layer or shapefile. I need to be able to ...
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Naming your Output feature class?

I am working in a work space in python on ArcGIS 10.1 on a remote desktop. Here is my code import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = "E:\Example" PST = arcpy.ListFeatureClasses ("", ...
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Esri ArcGIS 10 - using ArcPy to select buffer line by length

I created a buffer, then converted polygon to line (around a city block). I want to select the internal line. I'm thinking since there is no uniform way that ArcGIS labels the interior or exterior ...
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Adding Rules to Topology with Arcpy: getting ERROR 000714

I want to make a very basic python script, however I keep running into error 000714 (general/unknown script error). The topology is created, the features are added to it, however the rule is not. ...
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Script to “extract by mask” a list of raster files

I'm trying to mask a group of raster files and save the new rasters in a different folder using the same name of the original files. It doesn't sound as a difficult task, but I'm having trouble ...
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Programmatically Load Hyperlink File in ArcMap 10.2

I am using an arcpy script tool to create an XY Event Layer from a text file and then save the layer to a .lyr. This works, but I also want to load a hyperlink file and apply it to the layer ...
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How to Add (+) up integers in a field and print a total count in pyhton 2.7

I'm a complete beginner to python. I have what I hope to be a simple question. I want to run a bit of script in IDLE so that it adds up all figures in a table under attribute name "Tot_Aff". When I ...
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Importing hours and minutes into a date field, next to the date

I'm trying to clean up some data and make sure dates go into the date field. DateShot is my newly created date field and Date_Shot is my text field I want to convert. It will just return the date ...
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ArcGIS10.2 Data Merge error: 000732

I am running python in the ArcGIS python window. ArcGIS shows error message when trying data merge from arcpy. File "", line 1, in File "c:\program files ...
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arcpy to perform “select by attribute” and display the result on the map in a table [duplicate]

I am thinking to use arcpy to select by attribute, after that I want to display the selected features attribute in a table on the map, how can I make it? Thanks in advance.
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How to store Python Add-In menu customization/configuration in *.esriaddin file?

There is a gap in my understanding of Python Add-Ins. When I create a Python Add-In it is easy to see where buttons, tools and extensions are implemented as Classes in the *_addin.py script of the ...
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How to use ArcGIS Data Interoperability tool in ArcPy?

I created an ArcGIS Interoperability Tool, which I like to use in my ArcPY script. In order to find the correct code I created an ArcGIS Toolbox Model including my Interoperability Tool, and exported ...
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Performing an Arcpy code using Python on all shapefiles in a folder or geodatabase?

I have a geodatabase with many polyline feature classes all with different names. I would like to write a code in python ArcGIS 10.1 to use a geoprossing tool on all classes in the gdb. How would this ...
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How Do I Snap a CSV to a SHP Using ArcPy?

I'm a veteran Python programmer very new to ArcGIS. I'm trying to do what seems like it would be a simple operation in arcpy, but I don't think I know enough about the ArcGIS terminology to do more ...
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How to use the List field function for a toolbox script?

i´m trying to write a simple script for a toolbox, similar to the Addfield_datamanagement toolbox. The script adds a new field to a table of a feature class or a shapefile with attribute tables. So ...
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How to export from ModelBuilder as script and then run using Python. 3.4?

I'm currently studying for a Msc in GIS. In my assignment I have been asked to produce a model, export that model as a script file and then run that script as a stand alone in IDLE. So I have created ...
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How to use raw_input() with while-loop? [closed]

my task is to execute multiple buffers with the list-loop! import arcpy arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = 1 arcpy.env.workspace="C:\\salzburg.gdb" sbgRivers="sbg_rivers" buff_name=raw_input("Please ...
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ArcGis Python Script, Calculate Field

Sorry for my English. I am trying to write a Python Script for ArcGis 10.2. #import system modules import arcpy import math from arcpy import env #Set environment options ...
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Calculate text field based on codeblock query of numeric field

I am trying to populate a field with a L/R bank designation based on a route measure (as part of a larger script), but I am struggling. I have a shapefile created (tir_pts_lyr), I have a blank column ...
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Use VB to calculate an area of a shape

I'm using Arcmap 10.1, running python 2.7 on a Windows 8.1 machine. I have a script that uses the arcpy.CalculateField_management function to calculate the area of a shape, however, for some reason ...
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Does SearchCursor reset work in ArcGIS 10.0?

In a script I have designed a function that is used multiple times on different search cursors to search through a whole table. Function variables: p - a list of points: actually a list of ...