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arcpy & TraceGeometricNetwork return ERROR 000584

I am developing a script to automate the creation of a road network following varying criteria. I have created a geometric network and I would like to get the connection between several points with ...
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ArcGIS opposite to pivot table

fellow GIS-ers :)! I've been trying to find a tool to do the opposite to what the "pivot table" tool does but I dont thin there is any tools for that. I have a raster data set derived from Landsat ...
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Are polygons created in Arcpy built in any order?

My script uses a search cursor to evaluate polyline coordinates and build polygons based on those coordinates. The script works well, but I am curious as to whether anyone knows the order (if there ...
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How to transfer the attributes of features based on their spatial relationship?

I'd like to check if a point feature class is placed on a line feature using python in ArcGIS 10.0. I have created a set of point features and placed them directly on a group of line features at ...
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Why does Clip analysis generate (some) empty output?

I am running a script that is working (see below) - it pulls a file from a folder, clips from that file based on an intersection with another file, and creates a new shapefile in a new folder. It has ...
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arcpy ArcGIS Server

Could someone please help me by giving me an example on how to make/connect/Add ArcGIS Server connection via python/arcpy? Thank you in advance. I'm using ArcMap 10.0 I desire to "Use GIS Services" ...
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How to access selected feature attributes using Python Add-in button?

I'm trying to extract the attributes of a selected feature in ArcMap using an add-in button, but I don't know how to refer to this selection in the script. Later I need to copy these attributes into ...
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Is segment of polyline contained in polygon

I am pretty new to arcpy and am slowly learning all its functions. I have a scenario where I am traversing a polyline. I get a start point and an end point on the polyline and form a segment with ...
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Script Tool Problems ArcMap 10.0

I Have a scipt tool that runs when input shape files are added from the table of contents (added from drop down menu.) However this tool will not run when they shape files are added using the add file ...
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Are multiple separate feature classes more efficient than repeatedly deleting all features from the same feature class?

Quick Version: Is it more efficient, in terms of database performance, to have multiple separate temporary feature classes or one feature class that you repeatedly empty out and fill? I am working ...
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ArcPy 10.1 PointGeometry.projectAs()

I'm trying to reproject an X,Y passed in from an Add-in. So far this works fine: pointGeometry = arcpy.PointGeometry(arcpy.Point(x,y),srIn,False, False) projectedPoint = ...
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Table record counts change when using python tool

I have a python tool which investigates mxd files and clips/projects and exports all visible datasets. Recently I've found that the record counts (even on non-clipped data) is different. It's ok if I ...
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jagged edges in mosaic DEM

I encounter edge issues when trying to mosaic USGS NED DEMs in ArcGIS 10.0.0. After projection and aggregation, I attempt arcpy.MosaicToNewRaster_management(). I've reproduced the same results using ...
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Why does the method partCount in ArcGIS always give back a value of 1?

Does anyone knows why method "partCount" in arcgis version 10.0 always gives me back value 1, even when I have object with interniorring or multipart object? partnum = 0 partcount = feat.partCount ...
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Clipping .mdb in place and schema locks

I have an .mdb with a feature class that I want to clip in place - that is, I want to clip it with another polygon, and then store the results back in the original .mdb. I am doing this with arcpy. My ...
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ArcGIS/arcpy: Geometry object comparison methods not working. Do they take z values into account?

I have an arcpy script that makes calculations based on an input PolygonZ feature class. What I need to do in several places in the script is test whether a point falls within a polygon in 2D. In ...
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Variable stored as NoneType in Python with updateCursor

SOLVED: although the field was not nullable (no null values), a glitch created one in the heading field, so the variable was stored as a null value and thus the NoneType. I am using updateCursor to ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 - How to have GP Service make rest calls instead of Silverlight client?

I have a Silverlight client that densifies a user drawn polyline. The returned vertices from the polyline are then sent to esri elevation sample server for each vertex to find an elevation value. ...
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Copied points not intersecting the original points

I'm using an arcpy search cursor to access a Oracle database. I have a simple Python class that I copy the returned row objects into, which gives me more flexiblity than the cursor. The problem is ...
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getSelectedExtent not working on joined layers

When joining layers the getSelectedExtent function in ArcPy fails to get the extent. Unjoining the layers and running it yeilds the expected result. The joined layers are all located on an SDE. Is ...
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ArcGIS 10.0/arcpy: Can't retrieve the points in a polyline geometry obect: any idea why?

My arcpy script builds a Python dictionary, dictCLPnts, that holds the geometry objects of a polyline feature class. The following code snippet shows the attempt to access the geometry object with ...
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Arcpy problems regarding convertToMSD() Function

I am having trouble getting the ConvertToMSD Function to work. Technically it works, but not in the long run of my script. I use the converttomsd function to create an msd. I then publish this msd as ...
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Creating layers using definition query for each field in ArcPy?

I have a shapefile that contains a text field "Company" that i would like to use to run a defination query to create a layer file. I want to be able to create a layer for each company. I had a look ...
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Divide polygons into *n* number of groups of equal counts with ArcGIS 10.2

One of my tasks for work is to divide parcels into groups. These groups will be used by agents to talk to property owners. The goal is to make the agent's job easy by grouping parcels that are near ...
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Symbology templates mess up colors and legend labels when used in Python script

I'm having issues when trying to symbolize a layer from a .lyr template using a python script. The templates work when imported in ArcMap as seen below: But when run with the following Python ...
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Configure Geoprocessing Service after publishing?

I want to use some variables in a geoprocessing service like a URL, that should be configurable from the arcgis ardmin or manager. Is it possible have a tool input, which value will be specified by ...
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arcpy Unable to remove directory. Possible causes: 1- Not owner of the directory 2- Another person or application is accessing this directory

Using arcpy and reclassify, I'm trying to run a loop reclassifying the same dataset accoding to different values. I've reduced this example to three loops, the original is much longer. import arcpy ...
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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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Reconciling to a non-parent version in ArcGIS

I am trying to find a neat way to clone a GDB version in ArcGIS and as suggested in Cloning a transactional version in ArcGIS, it seems reconciling from the source to the clone is the way to go. ...
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Parameters for CreateFishnet

I´m about to create a fishnet. The CreateFishnet tool has several parameters, between them the origin_coord - The starting pivot point of the fishnetl. Data type of this parameter is Point Now there ...
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Output extent environment is not respected by Select Layer By Attribute (ArcGIS 10.2)

I cannot get the arcpy.env.extent working for Select Layer By Attribute GP tool. I can verify that I get various values for coordinates when I have panned to various areas on the map. Copy Features GP ...
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MakeXYEventLayer_management input problems

I have a huge excel data base and want to make with the tool MakeXYEventLayer_management a new Layer for my coordinates in my table. I found this code on ArcGIS help: try: # Set the local variables ...
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Training course for Fixing Data Sources

Is there any good training course or literature that pays some attention to automated processes for fixing map documents' data sources? Esri's little documentation on it is not helpful enough for me.
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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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Copy features to dataset in a loop

I'm trying to write script, that looks at the feature classes in a geodatabase and depending on what the feature class ends with, it creates a new dataset in the geodatabase and copies the file into ...
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Create .lyr file from a raster and add to display

I'm working with rasters, there are 3 folder (input, query, result). In the input folder are the basic rasters. The user can choose between these rasters, the code can collect the rasters into the ...
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Reconcile Geodatabase with geoprocessing service

Basically I am trying to publish the reconcile version tool to a geoprocessing service so that from a web map, when a user clicks a button, it will reconcile a desired version of the geodatabase with ...
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Rename open MXD using ArcPy

Is there a method in ArcPy that will rename the MXD you currently have open? I don't what to use mxd.saveACopy("newFileName") as it will just save a COPY with a new name, not rename the current MXD. ...
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Why Arcpy ExtractByMask returns a mysterious value “-128”

I'm getting an unexpected value of "-128" as a results of arcpy Extract by mask analysis. Input data is Esri GRID only containing values 0 or 1. Output format is .tif. For example, in this picture ...
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name 'row' is not defined error appears overnight

I'm using arcpy with arcgis 10.0. I strived days to write my first python script, and I finally get what I want until...a new error occured during the night. The script you can see below was tested ...
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Change Privileges tool does not work against feature dataset containing a network dataset

I'm trying to change the privileges on a feature dataset that contains a topology and network dataset using the ChangePrivileges geoprocessing tool. This works if I run the command manually from the ...
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How to get a polygon of the outline of a raster using arpcy

I have a large number of georeferenced raster datasets, for each dataset I need to create a polygon of the outline of the raster. I know this is possible using raster calculator in spatial analyst by ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 - Error No spatial reference exists

I'm encountering a new error on some geoprocessing. It originally showed up while running commands in arcpy but now it crops up whenever I run some tools. I've been using the Extract by Mask on some ...
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Alternative way to find intersection between two polygon feature classes

I have been working on making a script to find intersection between two polygon ArcGIS feature classes. I can successfully do this in arcpy instances using spatial join or using search cursors on the ...
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python shell crashes on table to table conversion

I have two computers running the same code and on one (with better performace) it runs fine but the other crashes the python shell when executing the code below. I really don't understand why, any ...
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Duplicate FID for points

I ran the script below to export feature vertices to points. The code works but after 10,000 points the same FID appears for 5 to 10 points. This continues for the rest of the dataset. There are ...
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How do I compare and replace data using python?

Here is my problem, I have several datasets that get updated fairly frequently. They are currently loaded in an enterprise GDB but the updates come in file system folders as shapefiles. What I ...
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Array to Feature Class and XYZ to Table Issues

I am trying export vertices of a line to a point feature class using the code below. I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 and do not have access to Spatial, 3D, or Network analyst. I used ET GeoWizards to export ...
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Error changing version using ArcPy, produced from escape character in version name

I've got a script which creates a version from BASE, appends a feature to a dataset and then reconciles/posts. It runs successfully when I use a different SDE connection that doesn't have a backslash, ...
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Calling An ArcGIS Webmap's Scales

I am composing an Arcpy tool to help users cache their current mxd's webmaps (our own services). I want to know a way to call the ArcGIS Web Map's scales with ArcPy. Once I have the web maps scales, I ...