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Extracting color values from layer to build index using ArcPy/ArcMap?

My university wants the maps we create to become more standardized and so we're changing all the colors on our base vector map. The new standard needs to be indexed and I have the task of creating ...
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Clipping Feature Classes by Data View Extents with ArcPy?

Have a fully functional script about 90% of the time. It is that 10% that is really bothering me and I cannot seem to deduce a solution. Script will take the user defined dataframe view extents and ...
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Update Data Driven Pages Index layer via Python

I am trying to find a way to update the index layer for data driven pages through arcpy. I understand that to access DDP from arcpy.mapping you need to be referencing a MXD that has DDP enabled. My ...
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Checking if Terrain Model has pyramids or data sources using ArcPy/Python?

I asked this question in the ESRI forums and got nothing but a lesson on LAS point cloud classifications — not even remotely what I had asked. I’m hoping someone here can point me in the right ...
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Select Visible Rasters (Mosaic Datasets) using ArcPy?

I am wondering if anyone knows if there is arcpy functionality available in ArcGIS 10.3 or can be coded easily to replicate the select visible rasters command (manually right clicking on a Mosaic ...
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Problem with schema synchronization using Import Replica Schema (Data Management)

I want to synchronize the schema of replica. The steps I am following is documented in ArcGIS Resources: Export the geodatabase_1 replica schema using Export Replica Schema (Data Management) tool. ...
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Automating creation of ServiceDefinition from Python toolbox of ArcPy without broken project data source?

Summary: I can create a ServiceDefinition through ArcCatalog or ArcMap, but when I try to generate the ServiceDefinition through python, it does not copy the /data folder with it, thus the script ...
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ArcPy arcpy.gp.ExportMapServerCache invokes error: A secure connection with this site cannot be verified

What worked last week on many computers no longer works this week. My great ArcPy script gets a users current display extent and invokes gp.ExportMapServerCache to copy a web cache locally. It was ...
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Dynamic segmentation with respect to a control factor

Is there a way either with python scripts or other solution to dynamically segment a table with linear measures (from-to fields) Each segmented section (from-to) should have all the item numbers ...
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Compression Algorithms output files larger than the originals. Why?

I'm currently attempting to write a script that will compress a few hundred .tif files. I've tried two approaches, first I wrote a script in Python using CopyRaster_management() function and the ...
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Error when kriging: “output variance prediction raster”

I am trying to run a python script for kriging, but keep getting a following error message. It doesn't make any sense as the output variance prediction raster is optional. The code: # Create ...
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Are there any conditions that could break the creation of an arcpy.Polygon object?

I have a script that generates a mesh network from vertex and centroid inputs, and it works for almost all my points. But for some records that get created in the feature class via the script, their ...
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Batch Convert GRID to TIFF with colormap and RGB

There are lots of questions on here regarding raster conversion, but I can't find anything specific to my needs (involving output as RGB and using a Colormap). I have a folder full of ESRI GRID ...
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netcdf python error

I am basically copying and pasting the code provided on Esri's website and every time I try to run it in ipython, the program crashes and needs to restart the kernels. The code is below, does anyone ...
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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 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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How can I extract the measurelength, highmeasure and lowmeasure of routes in ArcGIS

I'm trying to create road Routes in ArcGIS, which traditionally have been created using workstation. I've managed to write a Python script to do this, however, unlike ArcInfo, the attributes ...
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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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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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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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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 ...