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Rectangle for Clip_management using arcpy

I want to draw an interactive rectangle on screen which should be used as the extent for clipping geometry for raster datasets. Any suggestion?
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Reading environment variables in arcpy

I have a script that tries to read from the arc environment using import arcpy tolerance = arcpy.env.XYTolerance as recommended here: ...
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pour point user click input over map for watershed delineation

I have a drainage density map and i want to interactively retrieve watershed by clicking a point on map. Once I zoomed to an area of interest and click the highest accumulation point of my choice then ...
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Change printer for a specific map document from Arcpy

Is it possible to change the printer for a particular map document from ArcPy? The mxd is saved with the default printer settings, and I know with the PrintMap() function one can specify the printer ...
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How to calculate field as cursor name?

First time dealing with cursor. I have lines intersecting polygons, I want to get a table with all attributes of the lines, add a field and calculate the field as the name of the polygon. I was able ...
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LASToMultiPoint_3d

Trying to use the arcgis python command LAStoMultipoint_3d as seen here. I'm running the code snippet against one of my LAS files. It creates a .shp, sbx, shp.xml, shx and dbf file. However, the ...
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Script to extract UTM Zone using Range and Meridian information

Hi Everyone, I am looking for a phython or php script that will accept the Range and Meridian values of a location and use it to identify the UTM zone. I have a table that comprises of Easting, ...
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Replace data source of layer in ModelBuilder

After reading through the documentation about MapDocument and Layer classes, I have been trying to use the replaceDataSource method in ModelBuilder to replace the data sources of certain layers within ...
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Is there a way to access ps.map in python?

i am wondering whether its possible using python interface to load layers and edit them in Print/Cartographic Composer without displaying, and finally export to PDF? something that can be done via ...
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Button that allows project search and zooms to site once executed

I am trying to create a button that will execute a Python script. I have limited Python experience. What we are trying to accomplish is to recreate these steps: Query on project Site and Radius ...
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ArcGIS Python Script Tool Validation: Control Overwrite Behavior

I'm creating a script tool to read the USGS earthquake GeoRSS feeds. It works fine as a script with hardcoded values. The script also works fine as a tool for creating a new feature class for a given ...
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Delete SDE feature class features with ArcPy

I'm working on a script that will empty my SDE database of all data. How would I go about deleting features from feature classes using ArcPy? I have an SDE connection created with a user that should ...
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ArcGIS Server GP Service: How to create a txt file or rename a dbf to txt in the “%SCRATCHWORKSPACE%”

My end goal is to get an excel (I'll probably just settle for .csv) file loaded from a silverlight app into my "%SCRATCHWORKSPACE%" for my gp service. I will be linear referencing the data onto a ...
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Other than the methods stated on the Desktop 10 Sharing Tools section, are there any other ways to distribute custom toolscripts?

Essentially I want to be able to distribute a custom script and it seems that I cannot create a .tbx file, so I looked into the other methods, but they are all only for Python modules it seems. What I ...
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Index out of range error when cleaning up variables

I'm running a script that parses points from a flat database structure into individual feature classes with related tables. A search cursor runs through and stores each field's data in a variable ...
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Creating bulk field aliases for several layers within same ArcSDE feature class using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I have an ArcMap with ~200 layers from the same sde feature class. After I finished adding all the layers it was brought to my attention that we need to add field alaises for the attribute table. ...
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How to select and update from multiple tables?

I have two feature classes which have common Valve ID #s. One table has multiple service connections with a unique number. I need to select all services linked to each valve and collect the ...
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Automate converting labels to annotation in ArcMap at multiple scales?

I need to be able to convert labels to Annotation feature classes at multiple scale levels for both address and street data. Similar in concept to generating tiled layers for a web service, I have 5 ...
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Odd behavior with arcpy.mapping.PublishMSDToServer

When I publish an MSD to ArcGIS Server 10.0 manually in ArcCatalog (through right-click context menu) or through the web interface, the service is created properly. When I use ...
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Hotlink vector/raster files to open in current workspace in ArcGIS 10 similar to Mapinfo

I want to add datasets to ArcMap and place them in a particular group layer by simply clicking on hotlinked polygons in a shape file. The same process is easy in MapInfo and I want to implement the ...
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Opening ArcCatalog to FGDB causes application to fall over

I have some python scripts I have written to create a lot of objects. I write these, in code, to a couple of FGDB's. If I happen to open ArcCatalog in one of these FGDB's, the application falls ...
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Replace text using python in active map view

I would like to update misc text in an active map window but can't seem to crack the code and I found some presentations that mention it can be done but the full code isn't there. The following is ...
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user select fields to be deleted in a feature class

How do I make the script below accept parameter arguments correctly in ArcGIS 10? I added it to a toolbox as a script, created parameter called Fields to be Deleted: and type as Field, but when I ...
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Change sde connection parameters with ArcPy

I know you can create a database connection with Arcpy using the CreateDatabaseConnection_management function. I am wondering if anyone knows a way in which to change the parameters of that file. ...
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Performing multiple “Closest Facilities” analyses for multiple feature classes

I am trying to calculate network distance from 10 points within 896 polygons "SA1s" (a total of 8960 facilities), each to ten points within 186 polygons "DZNs" (a total of 1860 incidents). I would ...
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Creating multiple address points for each unit using arcpy

I have a point feature class of addresses and an excel spreadsheet of all the suites associated with each address. I need to create a point for each suite belonging to an address. Is there a way, ...
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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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Esri Python Toolbox(pyt) corruption in ArcToolbox.dat

Symptoms: Open ArcCatalog and all tools within Python Toolbox(pyt) have a red-x error next to them claiming that "Arcpy module has no attribute Parameter" Close ArcCatalog Delete ArcToolbox.dat file ...
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Does anyone know why this Kriging isn't working

Process: Kriging tempEnvironment0 = arcpy.env.extent arcpy.env.extent = "56662.1788730418 308952.917606764 1698384.17317964 1912328.52737378" rasterKrig = "run{}_Krig_{}".format(counter, field) ...
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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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Kriging Interpolation of Daily rainfall data using ArcPy?

I want to perform the interpolation of daily rainfall data for 7 years. I am now working on python using arcpy module. I face several problems while performing interpolation Some day there is no ...
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Error 000725 importing Python (Arcpy) script into tool of standard toolbox? [duplicate]

I have created a Python script. When I run the script as a standalone by make this a hard set path instead of sys.argv1, the script really runs fine. When I import this script as a python tool box ...
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Including NoData zones in zonal statistics table

I am running the zonal statistic tool on a raster with a shapefile that consists of several regional polygons. I would like the zonal statistic to include the regions that are completely NoData in the ...
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Changing order of parts in multipart geometry using ArcGIS for Desktop (or ArcPy)?

Is it possible in ArcGIS to change order of the parts in multipart geometry? In the context menu i founded "insert before" , "insert after" but it never comes active ... or is it possible via ...
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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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ArcPy on 64 bit Windows [duplicate]

I can't import arcpy into 64 bit Python. It works just fine in the python install from arcGIS, though. When I try to import it elsewhere, I get this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 arcpy — how to import/install win32com?

win32com used to be included with arcpy 9.x but no longer. I used to use it to manipulate excel occasionally. I downloaded and let win32com install itself and then tried to follow some online ...
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Maintaining reference to feature layer (rather than its name string) throughout Python script? [duplicate]

When creating a Layer in arcpy, the syntax uses a string to denote the layer name, as shown in the Make Feature Layer sample script: import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = "C:\Program Files ...
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Populating Access (*.mdb) table with text from Text Elements to inventory MXDs using ArcPy/Python?

I am trying to write a piece of code to populate an Access mdb table with information from text elements in an mxd (text elements all have "names"). The purpose of this is to create a catalog of my ...
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Script fails when executed from toolbox but not in command window (MakeFeatureLayer)

I am able to run the below code in the Python command window in ArcMap 10.2.1 without issue. However, when I run this as a toolbox script, it fails at line 15: newLyr = ...
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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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ArcPy script stops running randomly with no error returned

I am doing a batch watershed and analysis process on 135 points. This script worked great the first time I ran it. Ever since the first time, however, I have had the script stop at random moments. ...
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How to print log from FME when run from python script?

I created a Spatial ETL ToolBox in ArcCatalog. When I run the tool from ArcCatalog I see log massages. But when I run this tool from a python script, the logs do not print to the python console. ...
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Programmatically access HTML Popup in Layer Properties ArcGIS 10.2

Is it possible to access HTML Popups (found in layer properties) programmatically in ArcGIS 10.2? I can't find any reference but thought I'd ask to double check.
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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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Error on FeatureClass To FeatureClass conversion arcpy

I am currently working on a python script where I am trying to copy selected features into a feature dataset. Basically I have an mxd containing some layers, and for each layer I select features by ...
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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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Multivalue processing in the context of the modelbuilder

I am new to python so please bear with me. I have the following script that is supposed to get a multivalue parameter of several shapefiles as an input and then run the unionanalysis on all these ...
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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 ...