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Issue with using arcpy.GetParameter and arcpy.GetParameterAsText to write layer source to text file

I am trying to get a Map Document and (a new) text file as user defined parameters, in order to write to the text file a list of layer sources. The text file is then suppose to open once complete. ...
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Move Incorrectly Placed Address Points to Correct Parcel

I'm currently in the process of cleaning up a municipality's address point data. I'm working with two data sets: address points and parcel polygons. Both the address point data and the parcel polygons ...
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List File Geodatabase Topology

I'm trying to write a script that looks into a dataset and list all the elements in the dataset. The dataset comprises of Feature classes and FGDB Toppology. When I uses ListFeatureClasses, it outputs ...
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How to print selected page from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy?

I am looking to print DDP (Data Driven Pages) to a printer through a Python (arcpy) script which I will create in Arc Catalog. In other words, I would like for the script to have the following ...
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How to change properties of an item in a legend in ArcMap 10.2 using python

For many of my projects I use a single mxd to create multiple maps using a python script to switch on/off various raster layers before exporting to pdf. Before beginning the exporting process I ...
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How to find number of synchronized records in ArcGIS10.2.2 (Data Management)

I want to find number of records synchronized while using arcpy.SynchronizeChanges_management tool. Right now, I'm getting only messages like process is Executing, Synchronize successfully completed......
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Adding * .prj file to output via Python script tool that creates fishnet?

I'm a new python user. I wanted to make a tool box like fishnet in ArcGIS 10.2. Everything, works fine. However, at output there is no .prj file, although spatial reference was defined at the tool. ...
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How to query values from a list in Python?

I have a list like this... list = ['1','2','3','4'] how can I use arcpy.Select_analysis to select features that have the attributes in the list. qry = '"SECDIVNO" IN ' + str(tuple(list)) ...
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Summarising all fields in attribute table using ArcPy? [closed]

I was hoping to run a script that will iterate through all fields in an attribute table, SUM each field and produce the result in a table. The script below will essentially do what I want with one ...
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Arcpy Slope Analysis Script

I'm trying to run slope analysis in ArcGIS. I have written an ArcPy script that converted feature layers to raster files. Now I have a list of rasters (each with a unique name) in the table of ...
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Python Tool Not Opening

I know that this is definitely an ambiguous question. However, I initially had my Python toolbox working great. I then wanted to have additional functionality with it and added some more coding. ...
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Performing a Python scripted tool based on whether a field is populated or not

My question is if I'm running the ArcMap Dissolve tool through a Python script, how can I tell it to check for attributes in one field, and if that field is empty, to perform the tool on another field....
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Running ArcGIS Data Reviewer using ArcPy?

I want to run the ArcGIS Data reviewer in Python code, to check domains. My scenario is check the attribute values if its meet the domain value. Is it possible to run ArcGIS Data Reviewer in ...
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Python Window Crash and import arcpy issue

Trying to do anything in the Python shell within ArcGIS 10.2 and it just crashes once I hit enter after writing code, no matter what I do. I've tried to uninstall, deauthorize, reinstall, re-authorize,...
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arcpy.AsShape function returning RecordSet not Geometry

I have the following code: feature_geometry = arcpy.AsShape(json_string, esri_json=True) print feature_geometry print type(feature_geometry) >>><geoprocessing record set object object at ...
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Naming directories in python?

Why is it that when I label my directories this way: arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True arcpy.env.workspace = "C:\\Users\\Documents\\ArcGIS\\Testing" arcpy.env.scratchWorkspace = "C:\\Users\Documents\\...
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Remove item from legend using ArcPy?

I can't remove item from the legend (lyr called "atikot") using arcpy with this code: import arcpy from arcpy import env removeLyr = arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd, "atikot")[0] mxd = arcpy.mapping....
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Merge feature classes in feature datasets using ArcPy?

I'm trying to merge a group of like feature classes which are contained within separate feature datasets. I can merge feature classes within a file geodatabase without having issues by creating a list ...
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Using get count with if statment

Pretty simple question though I am struggling with how to operationalize this, I want to rename a shapefile based on the number of features it contains. My initial thoughts are that I would need to ...
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Check if a single feature is completely within another (arcpy)

I have a feature class that contains one polygon feature, and I need to check if said feature lies completely within another polygon feature. Used selectLayerByLocation and then retrieved the count (...
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How to set a minimum point snap distance?

There are two points: A and B. I need to snap any points within a 65 m search radius (blue buffer) of point A. However, the snap distance of B needs to be exactly 5m apart from A (i.e. located ...
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Merge from arcpy.ListTables() producing duplicate rows?

I was trying to manually merge file geodatabase tables and was getting Null values for the output file rows and decided to write a python script to merge the files. Here's my script: import arcpy ...
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How to create report using arcpy in arcgis 10.2 (result the same as using view -> Reports -> Create Report)

I need to create reports in arcgis 10.2. because I am not intent to request user to go through all the steps for generating reports, so I want to create an add-in tool to do this. The result is the ...
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AttributeError with unicode object 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 'exceptions....
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Setting the output parameter in a toolbox to be a PDF

I need to allow a user to input a path and name where they would like to save their new map book PDF on their computer/drive. I have created a script where the user can input their mxd with data ...
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How to merge dbf files in Python or arcpy?

I have over one hundred dbf files to merge. Each of files have two columns: ID and another field which differs from one file to another. I want to merge those fields based on ID such that each raw ...
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In arcpy, if I subclass the arcpy Spatial Reference class, what is the object argument I would use in the subclass definition?

I want to do something like the following: class SubClassOfSpatialReference(arcpy_spatial_reference_object): def __init__(self, input_data): ... etc. Can I even do this? If so, what exactly ...
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Invalid SQL Error when using InsertCursor on table created using CreateTable

I am trying to write a list of items to a new table in Arc. When I attempt to add a new row to an Arc table, I get the following error: Runtime error Traceback (most recent call last): File "<...
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Embedded python script module import issue

I have two ArcGIS python scripts. One is a primary python script that calls a number of functions from a second python script. Everything works well, i.e. primary tool calls and uses functions from a ...
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How to use ArcPy to copy selected features to an existing feature class?

Is there a way to copy a selected feature into an existing feature class? Sort of like append would do, but only the selected features. I want to iterate through a table and select features with a ...
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Trying to use Python code and user defined inline parameters to build a SQL expression

I am trying to build a tool where the end user can run a model and make a selection from a feature class based on 3 different fields, calculate the total shape length, & export the results to a ...
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Is the FME Extension for ArcGIS required in order to use arcpy scripts in FME?

Is the FME Extension for ArcGIS required in order to use arcpy scripts in FME? I dont think it is but when i run a simple startup/shutdown script in FME I am getting these error messages. This ...
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Looping through list of shapefiles to rename them using ArcPy?

I am trying to upgrade a simple script to list all shapefiles in a folder and if necessary in any folders within and then loop through the list of shapefiles and rename them. import arcpy # Set ...
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How to reproject all featureclasses in a database to another database?

I am very new to arcpy and have ArcGIS 10.0 I would like to make a script where I would only have to change two variables in a script (database_input and database_output) so that I can reproject all ...
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How to catch invalid expression errors in Python?

I have a script that creates a new feature using arcpy.GetParameterAsText, but I'm having trouble creating an error message for incorrect user input. The input for a parcel # should be something like ...
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Adding layer in ArcScene using ArcPy?

import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd, "*")[0] addLayer = arcpy.mapping.Layer(r"F:\project\Final\Ground floor\steps.lyr") arcpy.mapping.AddLayer(...
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Clipping buffers to census tracts

I have donut buffers generated to protect anonymity of household locations. They need to be clipped so that they are only inside the census tract that the original point was in. The code takes about 8 ...
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How to change VB syntax to Python in Field Calculator?

I want to calculate a field, this is my working example in VB: "C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\Data\" & !Work! & "\1000_\" & !Data! & ".pdf" I'm slowly changing all my scripts to Python, ...
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Weird File Path Returning from Print Statement Causing ERROR 000732

I have created a python script in ArcGIS 10.1. My first parameter type is a 'Feature Layer' set to as a multivalue input. I was running my script quite well off of data from one of my drives (my Y:...
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SearchCursor (arcpy.da), accessing data on joined tables

Can you access joined tables through a da.SearchCursor? I've found documentation to do this with SearchCursor (arcpy), but nothing for the 10.1 data access module.
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Using arcpy.Describe Method on Annotation layers

I'm testing layers in the current document using the Describe function. My code is: for lyr in arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(df): if(lyr.isGroupLayer == False and lyr.isRasterLayer == False): ...
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Converting standalone script to ArcGIS tool?

I am currently trying to make my (working) standalone script into an ArcGIS tool so I'm not the only person in my office that can use it. It selects all the data within a specified location and ...
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Raster dataset doesn't exist error

Dataset exist and I am able to get statistics from ArcGIS python window. But it failed as a script with error: ERROR 000865: Input raster: C:\temp\ras does not exist. I have tried following ...
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rename feature layer fields

Guys and gals could you please provide me with a sample code as to how to rename a field name in a Feature Layer or Table. I've been trying to use the FieldInfo object to do so over the last couple ...
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Convert a List to a file list to use in an arcpy tool

I just can't figure out how to feed a list of files into an arcpy tool... I have List_tif.append(os.getcwd()+"\\Stage1\\"+name+"\\GeoTif\\"+name+"_"+str(ddp.pageRow.PageName) + ".tif;") That ...
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What is causing syntax error in arcpy NetCDF Raster script

I'm trying to save the raster layer in the stand-alone python GUI but I keep getting a syntax error. I'm using the code from Save To Layer File (Data Management). And the error that shows up is: the ...
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How to clip multiple raster datasets with county polygons?

The example below shows three raster (i.e. in black) and a single county polygon feature class. How can I clip/extract by mask the rasters by their corresponding county polygons (i.e. Edwards, Clark, ...
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Creating sum layers by summing field values from *.dbf files using ArcPy?

I have 490 consecutive daily rainfall shapefiles/.dbf files in a single directory. Each consists of a uniform even-spaced grid of 220 points having uniform pointIDs, number of records, field names and ...
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Zoom to Selected feature, without using 'current' in ArcPy?

I am wondering if it is possible to build a zoom to geoprocessing service without using 'current' for the mxd variable in pyhton. Using 'current' my tool works in arcmap, but not in my gp service. ...