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How can I test for exclusive access to the scratch gdb?

I have an application that uses the scratch geodatabase. Upon completion of our work, we delete the scratch geodatabase. The next time our app runs, scratch gets recreated automatically. How do I test ...
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Create KML from MXD that contains map service layers like feature layers

How can I create a KML (tools suggestion), provided that I have a map (.mxd) file which layers are service layers of hosted services and not local data coming from a geodatabase. I know that the map ...
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Loop for exporting shapefiles from an existing shapefile

I have a pnt shp with 50 pnts. I want to export each one of it in a separate shapefile with arcpy writting a loop. My problem is that i want the output name i create has a different name, e.g. for ...
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Data driven pages: merge multiple pdfs based on string per wildcard

I am trying to figure out how to automatically merge pdf files based on a stringpart (*wildcard) in the filename, without loosing selectable layers within a pdf. I created 3 series of layout pages ...
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Delete empty feature class in modelbuilder - “Calculate Value” Expression problems

I am trying to delete empty feature classes created in the process of intersecting layers with a set-up in modelbuilder. By using Calculate Value tool i have written a code that should do the trick. ...
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Script for Arcpy console Lock file gets removed

I am running a script via python console to batch add and calculate new fields of all shapefiles in the current dataframe. Sometimes, especially if I have more than 5 shapefiles to be processed, the ...
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gdal RasterizeLayer gives different extent to arcpy PolygonToRaster

I have an existing arcpy script which uses PolygonToRaster_conversion to convert a polygon shapefile to raster (tiff). I am now exploring GDAL/OGR and have used the cookbook approach to carry out the ...
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arcpy handling of floating points

This arises from my own question How to handle coordinates accuracy in ArcGIS where I have tried to use the documentation entitled Using geometry objects with geoprocessing tools as a reference. I ...
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Using Python to count records and show difference

I'm trying to find an example of a python script for ArcGIS 10.1 that will get count of a FC in my SDE and get count of a FC in an incoming FGDB update and then write the difference to a log file. We ...
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GPRecordSet in python toolBox

I would like to use a GPRecordSet in my python toolBox as an output parameter. This geoprocessing will be share on my ArcgGIS server and in my ArcGIS portal. I haven't see any documentation on how to ...
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Map To KML does not work with mxds that contain service layer

I am trying to use the map to kml conversion tool in a python script. The mxd I provide as input, contains data coming from map service layers. I have no security enabled to that particular layers. I ...
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ArcPy Data Driven Pages AttributeError: PageLayoutObject: Error in executing ExportToPDF

I am trying to export a series of datadriven pages. Executing on a single page fine no issue, executing on a few pages no issue. executing on many pages serious drama. Initially i thought it might be ...
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Arcpy:Set min height for contour area, with surrounding contour lines

I'm trying to create a tool that will calculate the min depth and the max depth of a contour polygon, based on the value of the depth attributes of the surrounding contour lines. This is what I have ...
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converting csv to dbf

I have a python created CSV that I am looking to turn into a dbf but it is not getting read properly by the TABLE TO TABLE conversion tool. I select the csv, set the output to be XXX.dbf but the ...
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pandas.to_csv to write arcpy.getrasterproperties returns

I'm stumped on how I can use pandas.to_csv for this application. I'm trying to first write a csv then append the csv within the for loop so that every iteration appends a new row. Thanks in advance. ...
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Raster Calculator or Local-Combine tool? (in ArcPy)

i have 3 classified rasters and i wanted to use the following query from r. calculator: (rclslope>=45) & (rclmosaic>=2000) & (rclfocal>15) to arc.py how can i write it? Is it ...
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Using arcpy to separate surface objects mixed into one file into different shapefiles

I'm trying to do some elementary tasks with arcpy and ArcGIS, namely separate some information in a file into separate shapefiles based on values for a field. My initial file has a field called ...
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Looping through Layers, Add Layer to MXD, Export Image, Repeat, using ArcPy?

ArcGIS 10.2.2 I am trying to loop through a list of layers in a folder, add each layer to an mxd and export an image of the added layer. I have added arcpy.mapping.RemoveLayer to the script to remove ...
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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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ERROR 000732 from ArcPy?

What is the problem since i have "test_script" folder extant in C: but arcpy detects as a truncated one (i.e est_script) and signals error.
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Is it possible from the list or np.array, updating the table using arcpy.da.UpdateCursor?

I have created array. Is it possible to update an existing table if the number and order of columns and rows identical? In the array do not have a column headers. for example: array = ...
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Determine feature class's feature dataset

Is there a way to check if a feature class full path string is a path to a feature class within a file geodatabase feature dataset in arcpy? For example: C:\test\test.gdb\testdataset\featureclass ...
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Missing labels when using arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF

I have a script that is run on a daily basis to export a folder of MXDs to PDFs and I have noticed some peculiar behavior. Many, but not all of the PDFs will be missing some labels or their label ...
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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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Running Python toolbox tool both standalone from other tools within same Python toolbox?

I have created a python toolbox for work that has two tools inside. These tools use the toolbox template and so have a init, getParameterInfo, etc. I want to be able to run one tool both stand alone ...
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Check field type and execute depending on it using ArcPy?

I had a script that converted data from a clients site to a usable GIS format until they changed the output. I've tried two different directions with no luck. Due to how an earlier part of the ...
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Data Driven Pages Export Issue [closed]

I have created mapbooks using DDP and am running into an exporting issue. I have 40 mapbooks of 40 different cities based on a my layer file called "Custom Grid". When I go to export it gives me the ...
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Multiply Rasters from two subfolders

I have two subfolders with Rasters named with the same parameters. I am trying to figure out a way to Loop a multiplication of each raster into a folder with its pair of the other subfolder. Looks ...
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Zonal histogram for each region (row) in a polygon (table) with python script

I have DEM.tif (symbology uses equale interval - 100m) and a polygon file (regions.shp) with many regions (names are defined in 'reg_name' column). I would like to use Zonal Histogram to produce ...
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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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Exporting ArcSDE feature classes into file geodatabase with ArcPy?

I would like to use Windows task scheduler to automatically (monthly) create a new file geodatabase and then export feature classes from SDE into the new file geodatabase. Im using this code, however ...
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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 ArcSDE Error -65

I am trying to Select certain fields, resulting from a join using ArcSDESQLExecute but encounter the following error when I try to include the Shape field: AttributeError: ...
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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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Map automation. Mapping same feature class – a map per data field (graduated symbols, customizable break values)

Map automation. Mapping the same feature class – a map per each data field (graduated symbols, customizable break values). I am trying to automate a mapping effort: I am mapping a (FC) features ...
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how to make clusters from small polygons with constraint of boundary touching?

I want to make some clusters from a bunch of small polygons with the constraint that each basic unit (polygon) in the resultant cluster must share a portion of its boundary with at least one other ...
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Is it possible to get column names from an ArcSDESQLExecute SELECT execution

I am running ArcGIS 10.0 desktop and querying an Oracle 11g database and writing the results of a SELECT statement out to a CSV file. Everything works great; however, I would love to find a way to ...
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Error submitting job Arcgis server

I am trying to execute service tool that written in python with arcpy. When I am executing the service I got submitted... Executing... Failed. I looked the logs, and I got there: Failed to ...
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how to copy layer and add to same mxd and rename layer using ArcPy and ArcMap 10.2?

I am trying to copy a layer in an mxd and add that layer to the bottom of the TOC using Python, but I have not found a way to save the mxd programatically without making a copy. I also haven't found ...
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How to create an expression using the arcpy.SearchCursor? [closed]

Example: On the basis of the table which is not defined by the number of columns and rows, you need to evaluate expressions as shown, using the arcpy.SearchCursor .... First, create a list of ...
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Inserting row into table and then updating it in sum of each column using ArcPy?

My problem is the following: I have a table with an unknown number of columns (n) Use arcpy.ListFields create a list of columns and generates Field name list Then, using arcpy.da.InsertCursor create ...
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How do I update common fields in multiple feature classes with ArcPy?

I have a piece of code that I can use to update several fields in a specific feature class. I would like to use this code to update all of the feature classes in the data set. The data set would ...
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Extract area of polygons inside larger polygon and sum their values to a new column

I have two landcover classifications (as shapefiles) created using eCognition. "Level0 (FID)" consist of larger polygons and "Level1 (FID, ClassName, Area_Pxl)" of smaller polygons within these. I ...
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How do I count occurrences of unique field values?

I have a feature class with a field which contains values 1, 2 and 3. I need to write code that reports the total count for each value: 1: 29 features 2: 52 features 3: 57 features ...
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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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How to calculate a value based on another field under arcpy.da.UpdateCursor and cursor.updateRow?

I am trying to do a calculations under arcpy.da.UpdateCursor. I want to calculate the values for the records that have FIPS=06037. I want to take the values from "kg" column and populate the new value ...
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Limit of Python Add-in for Arcmap?

I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 Version 10.2.2.3552, using ArcMap. I've watched the tutorial here (http://training.esri.com/Courses/ts_PythonAdd-Ins/player.cfm?) and I'm still not understanding this. I ...
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how to find that two polygon boundaries are connected?

I am working on a Geo database where there is a layer with many polygons. i want to find that which polygons boundaries are connected so that i can create new layer from that polygons and which ...
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Creating polygon from 2 txt files (Parent ID + Coordinates)

Here is what I am trying to do: I want to create polygons based on two separate text files: the first one (as parents) lists the Polygon ID (ID_el) and three to four Points ID (IDpt1, IDpt2, IDpt3..) ...
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Python add-in works once only?

There is a sample in ArcGIS 10.1 help on creating a add-in using python. This works only once when a layer is selected in combobox, if i need to use this functionality again it does not work and i ...