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Is there PostGIS equivalent to arcpy.sa.Slice() function?

I have an existing system built on an 8.3 PostgreSQL database which uses a ArcGIS - Spatial Analyst for a couple of raster operations. The system is moving to PostgreSQL 9.2 and I'm evaluating if the ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Changing Area Output - PUMAS

I currently have shapefile of US PUMAS and another feature shape file (call it feature X). I am using arcpy to project both of these files to the following projection coordinate system (using ...
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arcpy, CalculateField: 'geoprocessing sys.stdout object' object has no attribute 'flush'

Working with 10.2.2, 64bit geoprocessing arcpy installation. Getting this error from arcpy.CalculateField_management() command. From Spyder IDE in an ipython console, I get the error: [IPKernelApp] ...
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Update Layer Symbology based on 1 field with changing data

I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 Version 10.2.2.3552, using ArcMap. I have quite a big task here and before i attempt it i want to know if it is even possible. I've looked up some similar questions on ...
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How to to get time slice in raster dataset using ArcGIS?

I have a couple of rasters made in different time. Some of the rasters are overlapping and some of them - not. I need fast and efficient way to get time sliced values for each pixel. For example: ...
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Arcpy.Exists Fails On Existing Layers

I am running into an issue where the arcpy.Exists() function returns a false for a known good layer in the python interactive window. We are using a map document template for the layers set up in the ...
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Estimating parameters of a semivariogram?

I have got a shapefile of rain gauges with a field giving the precipitation amount in a particular day. I need to interpolate the precipitation values to obtain a precipitation map for a particular ...
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Issues in projection while defining data frame extent by coordinates

I'm trying to set the following coordinates to a dataframe: custom_extent = {1:-87.678956, 2: -87.611652, 3:41.867129, 4:41.954932} where 1 is key for XMin, 2 is key for XMax, 3 is key for YMin, ...
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How to auto-increment attribute fields using cursors and conditional statements?

I am trying to create unique IDs for an attribute named "FACILITYID" (str) and have got a ton of help from related posts and online python tutorials. I selected the rows I wished to create unique ID's ...
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Saving fields after a raster join with python arcgis

I am working on a raster processing script in which i join a categorical raster with a table that includes some extra data on each category. After much hassle, I have the join working, but I can't ...
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Eliminate in Arcpy

I am attempting to move away from Coverages. One of the tools we have did a great job of eliminating slivers from our datasets based on hard and soft boundaries for elimination rulesets; howver, it is ...
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Creating Automated Upload Script

I have a bit of a complex scenario that I'm unsure how to put together into one model or script file. What I'm doing is creating service definition files then uploading these SD files to a server. ...
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Overwriting layers in a geodatabase maintaining its position in a feature class list

I'm working with ArcGIS 10. I work on ecological habitat mapping. I have some features classes inside a geodatabase which represent years of data on a specific area. Each has a reliability field with ...
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Import CAD annotation from multiple DWGs into multiple Geodbs

I'm new here (and to python). I'm trying to use the "importCADAnnotation" tool to import annotation from multiple .dwg files in a directory to new annotation layers within file geodbs (with the same ...
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Open GP tool as batch using pythonaddins

I'm working on a python toolbar addin and want to open a custom script tool as a batch process upon clicking a button. Is this possible using pythonaddins.GPToolDialog()? I can open as batch by simply ...
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Adding layer to MXD from different SDE slows down ArcPy script

My python script looks at layers in an MXD, then does a couple of clip and measure operations and generates a PDF. It works accurately and quickly (0.5-3 seconds) when all the layers in the MXD are ...
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Python loop doesnt work properly for hundreds of Raster files (HDF)!

For generating Time Series, I prepared a python script which are supposed to get all task done through looping. Interestingly, It stops working after 12 HDF file but I need to do loop through all ...
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Modify a Python script to one that uses RasterDomain_3d fuctionality - and writes resulting shapefiles it to one

As I am not very experienced with Python I need your help. I managed to modify a Script (that has been posted here Get boundary of raster image as polygon in ArcGIS Desktop? by ...
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Is it possible to call a complicated query as a stored procedure within a geoprocessing service?

I need to implement a searching geoprocessing service. A part of the query should be very complicated and use oracle text. My service should support spatial search too. 1) I am thinking of ...
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The 3D polygon generated by skyline in arcgis has no Z value

I used the skyline tool to generate the skyline in a certain scenario, when the visible angle is less than 120°, the skyline is right, as the pic below: When the visible angle is bigger than 120, ...
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Custom error message with 'Error Code -1' in ArcGIS script tool

I have a script tool in ArcGIS 10.2 and I have altered the tool's validation code to show my custom error messages using setErrorMessage method. It works but when an error message is displayed it ...
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Using choice of one parameter to populate column of multi-value control ready to have values for second column chosen?

This relates to my earlier question Can one parameter choice on Python toolbox tool set Display Names of other parameters?, but attempts to describe the requirement, rather than my attempted solution, ...
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ArcPy RemoveLayer removes all layers in loop

I am trying to remove layers that are not found within a list. The loop iterates through the layers within the Map_Left data frame. However, when I run this, it removes all of the layers within the ...
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Extract layer by attribute and export to new shapefile using arcgis scripting 9.3

I have a n-number of shape files based on attribute i want to extract the layer to export to new shape file, Using feature class to feature class conversion i can do, but i want to check for specific ...
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multiprocessing and the ArcGIS in_memory workspace

I am trying a script that makes use of multiprocessing and a number of tools within arcpy. The script works only if I write all input, intermediate, and output from child multiprocessing executions to ...
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Extract .mxd file + data from map package .mpk?

I have two applications - a pc app which uses .mpk and a mobile app which uses .tpk I can generate both, given the .mxd file - but I'd like an easy way to go from a .mpk to .tpk The idea being that ...
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How do I generate a drainage area-slope scatter plot from ASTER GDEM data

I have ASTER GDEM catchment data. I've installed the TauDEM tool. How do I generate a Drainage Area-Slope scatter plot?
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How to edit a service definition file (SD) so as to change the Data source (User in oracle)

I am using Oracle 11g ArcGIS 10.2 Considering I have an enterprise geodatabase and I am connected as user1/mypass@myIP/xe I create a map from my table "mylocations" I choose share as ...
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How do I make arcpy exclude frozen / off layers while importing a DWG file?

I'm attempting to update existing GIS feature classes (SDE) using master AutoCAD files but end up importing ALL features present in the AutoCAD drawing regardless of the visibility settings (frozen / ...
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XY coordinate data cleansing - search split and append not co mingling

My first question posted is for a project that stemmed from my current work where the data entered had some minor coordinate issues but to the extent of the data not being able to import more than 50% ...
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set extent for jpeg programmatically

I feel like this should be easy, but how can I set coordinates for a jpeg image using Python? I have a python add-in that draws a polygon and then uses its geometry to post a query request to a REST ...
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Mosaic many rasters in ArcGIS is slow

I am trying to merge 166 tiles into a single world raster (500 meters resolution) through ArcGis "Mosaic to new raster" tool with a simple Python script. The process seems incredibly slow. Before ...
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Field mapping for append crashes python

I am trying to append multiple feature classes to a new one. As they come from different sources, the fields are all different, so I have to map the fields of the input feature classes to the fields ...
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Arcpy and pyqgis on same IDE

I have question: is it possible to set up arcpy and pyqgis on the same IDE (I use Pycharm). I have some problem with running my pyqgis scripts from pycharm. When I first configure Pycharm to recognize ...
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Clip Management won't work outside of ArcMap/Catalog

Okay so I have a short script that works great when copied into the python window in ArcMap or ArcCatalog, but refuses to work in an IDE for whatever reason. The error that is thrown is: Start Time: ...
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Using gdal ReadAsArray or Arcpy.RasterToNumPyArray on python 2.6 32bit without it crashing

I am trying to run ReadAsArray on an entire raster and on a single band, python will crash without an error message when trying to do either. Is there a way I can create a 3d array without having to ...
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Error writing defaultdict values to feature class rows

I originally posted building dictionary from feature class field values, how can I ensure there are no duplicate values per key. The goal is to update another field with all the values per key, which ...
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Python trainings comparison

My employer provides me with a generous annual training budget and I'd like to use it on one of the following two Python courses. As a GIScientist, I would like to attend the course which will give ...
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User input and passing variables with ModelBuilder

I have created three modelbuilder tools that must be run in sequence. After running each tool, the user must examine several shapefiles and potentially change the input parameters of the next tool. ...
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Python coding problem - unicode string passed from dictionary to AddField

I tried all possible hints but I´m still stuck. I want to write a script that can be executed from a toolbox in ArcMap/ArcCatalog. It should rename fields (build lists with old fieldnames, new ...
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SQL Prefix for arcpy.da.SearchCursor

Does the sql prefix - DISTINCT work well on SDE tables? http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//018w00000011000000 Syntax: SearchCursor (in_table, field_names, {where_clause}, ...
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How to write in only a file .csv (or .txt) the values contained in several rasters?

I am an beginner in Python programming but I would like to write in only a file .csv (or .txt) the values contained in several rasters. For example, I built several rasters by using a loop. The ...
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Creating symbology by category in python?

I'm trying to create a python script that creates color-coded symbology by county for multiple maps with different data. I've never created a layer file for the purposes of symbology before, but I ...
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Cause of Error 000308: Invalid Field Type when batch running ArcPy script?

This is my first post on this site. I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. I wrote a simple script in the form of a python toolbox to calculate the speed of travel between consecutive entries of a ...