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Difficulty in running the script

I have developed a script tool for adding a layer in the current map document. It did not work.. The message is "Completed script addlayer...". But there were no layers added in the TOC. Another issue ...
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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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Can not get text element to update?

I can not get text element to update? Text ELement has been added "Subdivision" Still not updating?.. class ButtonClass2(object): """Implementation for FemaMapper_addin.button (Button)""" def ...
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Problem to transform events from one route to another

I have a road feature class layer containing parts like 1_10, 1_20. 2_10, 2_20... etc. 1_, 2_ is later used to create the route and _10, _20 is indicating the direction (the road feature classes were ...
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How to Load a Record Set Parameter in a tool dialog

I am trying to create a tool that allows a user to update a table row without starting an edit session. I have a script tool set up with a record set parameter and I use this set up to add new rows to ...
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Why am I getting an ERROR 000728: Field *fieldname* does not exist within table even though field exists?

I do some script for a shapefile's table. And this script works for 2 fields and do not for other ones, because of: ERROR 000728: Field FID_158_01 does not exist within table But this field is ...
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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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How do I write a script to list those layers with broken data sources? [duplicate]

In my SHP to GDB toolbox, I create a list of layers in MXD, then I check for those not broken I move them. Despite using ListBrokenDataSources I have errors like this: Runtime error : [Error 3] ...
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How can I draw an ellipse filling the dataframe with ArcPy?

I need to modify one of my template scripts to draw a circle from the centre of the (inset) data frame to the edge of the data frame. This will then be used to clip the data frame to shape. I'm using ...
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arcpy Tool works in debug mode but not in normal model

When I try to run the following simple script from arcmap it fails but when run using right--click debug and then F9 (debug) in python scripter it works fine. I don't understand why??? # Modified ...
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On using R data with ArcPy to make histogram in ArcMap

I am writing a tool in python which passes parameters to a R script, which in turn creates a DBF file. I read this DBF and want to make a histogram out of the data inside ArcMap as one of the results ...
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Formatting label styles using arcpy [duplicate]

In ArcGIS 10.1, I have a shapefile/layer with labels displayed on a map. Can I modify any of the formatting of the labels using Arcpy? Either directly in code or by importing style from another layer ...
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network related issues arising when running an arcpy script

Essentially I wrote an arcpy script that is within a toolbox that I ported over to a different machine to test out after the script worked locally. The script essentially utilizes the psycopg module ...
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Is there any way to suppress the calculate field dialog box in arcpy script?

I've got a python script that I inherited. The python script takes input from a variety of feature classes and tables and spit it out to a single table. When I run this script via a scheduling ...
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Getting map document name/path from published map service using ArcPy/ArcObjects?

I have several map services published to ArcGIS Server 10.0 SP2 and I have layer metadata files exported to HTML that I want to link to the layers in the map service. Currently the metadata HTML ...
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ArcGIS Geoprocessing Script - Calling External EXE Works in Desktop - Causes GP Service to Quit Abruptly

I have an interesting problem on my hands... I have a generic python script that does a bunch of geoprocessing functions using the standard arcgisscripting module (Yes, I am still at 9.3.1). At one ...
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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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Perfectly running python script gives error when run from web.py

I have the following python script which runs perfectly if run separately: import arcpy val = arcpy.GetCellValue_management("D:\dem-merged\lidar_wsg84", "-95.090174910630012 29.973962146120652", ...
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How do I insert a DATAFRAME_ELEMENT value into a dynamically generated shape file containing its extent?

This is for ArcGIS 10, Python 2.65. I have code which captures the extent of dataframes within all mxd's in a directory. I also want it to add the dataframe name, scale and the name of the mxd it ...
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Spatial Analyst Cell Statistics seems to give the wrong answer in ArcGIS 10.0

I have a script that calculates standard deviation for a list of grids using the Cell Statistics function in Spatial Analyst for ArcGIS 10.0 The syntax is this: stdevGrid = ...
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Can anyone tell me why my field calculator is returning this error?

All I am trying to do is pull into a text field, a section of another text field via: fieldB = !fieldA![some_index:other_index] However I keep receiving the error below and I can't figure out why. ...
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MXD defined symbology not retained

I'm trying to create some layers from feature classes located in the geodatabase. The MXD is created, symbology on feature classes defined within ArcMap, but for some reason my symbology is not ...
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How to count number of feature classes in geodatabase using ArcPy?

I would like to count the number of feature classes in a geodatabase. Some of the classes are in feature datasets as well. I have tried get count management, but that returns the number of rows in ...
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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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ArcPy Cursor iteration update

I'm trying to get the cursor to iterate through rows and fields looking for blank or null values and change them to 999999 but it's not changing anything. fc = ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 arcpy Update Cursor is returning a list instead of a row

I keep getting the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "R:\GIS_ScriptsandTools\PullHotParametersLabel.py", line 16, in TitleLine = ""+row.getValue(IDfield)+" ("+ ...
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How to set workspace from input Feature Class?

How to set workspace from input Feature Class ? is there an attribute of the source GDB for a feature class ? some times the FC is in a dataset and some time it isn't, How can i get the path of source ...
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UpdateCursor only takes last value of SearchCursor

I have this piece of code: #written on python 2.7 for ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2 import arcpy #set to folder where features are located arcpy.env.workspace = "c:\\Users\\python_ex" #on windows use \\ ...
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Does Identify tool of ArcGIS for Desktop have Python script behind it?

Can anyone let me know the Python script for "Identify" tool in arcmap10. I need to create a customized script tool for that and add in a toolbar.. Pls help...
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Running ArcPy script on unix/linux server?

I've written some python scrips that use the ArcPy module to do some pretty intensive processing. I'd like to be able to run these on the fast unix server we have in our department so that I don't ...
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Random Value Generator

I have a python code where I am trying to assign a unique, random value to every row. I have tried: maxvalue = int(arcpy.GetCount_management(shape).getOutput(0)) + 10000 for row in ...
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Insert.da.Cursor, Error - Sequence size must match size of row

So I'm working on this script which creates a table within a geodatabase. It then grabs the unique values from a list and attempts to insert them into the table using an Insert Cursor. I get the ...
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Nodata issues in map algebra

A dummy question. I need to change all values in my rasters into ones. I've been able to do this fine in the Rater Calculator just by multiplying the layer by zero and adding one (my_layer*0+1), but ...
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How to use LIKE clause/condition in Arcpy.Exists/Delete

I would like to delete several raster files in an ArcSDE SQL Server database. I would like to do so with Arcpy. How can I succesfully use a LIKE condition to delete all files in my database that ...
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Script won't delete feature classes from file database using ArcPy?

I wrote a script that creates a GDB using a designated parish/county name and then does a selection by location and extracts from another db to the newly created db. This all works fine but there are ...
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Prevent arcpy.Append from crashing if data is too long for field

We're appending a bunch of information from somebody else's database into ours. Much of it is text information, and the origin database doesn't appear to have much limit on the length of those ...
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Using UpdateCursor to update a field based on other field values

I've been trying to create a python script that will update certain fields in the arcgis attribute table. I have attempted to do this by using the update cursor to update a field based on another ...
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Using python to get extent and split coordinates into list

I have the following code: for fc in fcs: desc = arcpy.Describe(fc) ext = desc.extent ext.split(" ") print ext I'm getting error: AttributeError: Point: Get attribute split does not ...
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How to retrieve the year from a date format?

I'm attempting to retrieve the year from the following date format: 1/1/1988 I've tried the following but it does not work str(1/1/1988)[4:] and I've also tried str(1//1//1988)[4:]
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Execute multiple process in parallel of Arcpy script

I have seen some difficult ways to do parallel processing, but I wonder if it is possible to simply execute multiple process of the same ArcPy script at the same time. My script makes some changes to ...
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Converting arcpy based python script to OGR for semi-automated Metadata creation

I have created a script to automatically generate base ANZLIC standard metadata using arcpy based coding. Can anyone help me convert it to OGR/GDAL python? This is so that it can be run in QGIS and ...
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SImple model works, resulting script doesn't

The goal is to convert an XY layer (from Excel) into a feature class. The "MakeXY" portion works flawlessly, the arcpy.FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion portion inevitably returns a 999999 "Table ...
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GetCount_management() from ArcGIS ToolValidator?

We want to check if feature classes are empty in the ToolValidator. When you call GetCount_managment() and background processing is on, there is a popup from our validation step. Is there a ...
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Changing single character in attribute table with ArcPy?

I was trying to speed up my data processing, and I was wondering, which would be the python code, that could browse through my shapefiles, and find special single characters (which I define) in ...
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Error when writing polygon feature

I have created this array: array = ([arcpy.Point(-103.85769159, 32.181106371), arcpy.Point(-103.85769159, 32.182755629), arcpy.Point(-103.85575241, 32.182755629), arcpy.Point(-103.85575241, ...
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Inputting integer values into SQL statement using ArcPy?

I am defining a function for use in a ArcGIS tool that will verify attributes, catch errors, and obtain user input to rectify those error. I want the tool to select and zoom to the segment that is ...
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How to populate attribute table with sequential numbers?

Using Python, how can we populate a field in a feature class automatically in increasing order? The user must be able to provide the start number. For example, say he wants to populate values from 51 ...
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How to create folders from shapefile attributes using ArcPy/Python?

I am wondering if anyone has solved this or can help me on my code. I have a Parcel shapefile, and I would like to create folders based on the attribute data (per row) from a field in the shapefile; ...
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Calculate Fields with Null Values using arcpy.da.UpdateCursor of ArcGIS for Desktop?

How do you calculate fields with null values? I have multiple fields that may have null values, that aren't being calculated in the third field. import arcpy with ...
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Split a string column into 2 columns in python [closed]

I have a csv file and this is the structure of that file. It has only one column with number of strings. I want to split this one column into 2 columns at the character \. Can anyone please tell me ...