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What is the purpose of arcpy.Array()?

I am wondering what the purpose of arcpy.Array() is. It seems an intermediate step between creating a list of objects and performing some sort of conversion, for example, such as in the sample code ...
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Accessing results of trace geometric network tool in Python AddIn? [closed]

I'm attempting to write a python addin to ArcGIS that will carry out numerous traces on a geometric network using user specified flags/barriers. The first trace works fine and I'm able to access the ...
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Update feature class from values in csv file [closed]

I'm trying to update a feature class with new data from a csv file. My workflow is as follows: Make a csv reader from csv file Identify my data columns using their index position Use an update ...
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arcpy RasterToNumPyArray causes shift in location of values

I am converting a couple rasters to arrays, then performing calculations on them. First step- polygon to raster. This creates a 1/0 mask that I can multiply the larger raster by. After noticing my ...
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SDE State ID with Python

I have created a Python script which compresses an ArcSDE geodatabase and now I would like to view the State ID after the compress. Is there a way with Python I can get this info?
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remove layer from mxd document using arcpy

I would like to remove some layers from the MXD document currently used by a service in the ArcGis Server. I am using arcpy to achieve this task. Here is my code for removing layers from MXD Documents:...
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How to save Result File from command line arcpy?

What do I need to do in order to get a custom arcpy script to save an execution run into the Results window, and/or just straight to an .rlt file directly? The script is run from the command line ...
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Spatial Analyst tools adding extra column of NoData

I've got a script tool in ArcGIS that runs Curvature and Aspect from Spatial Analyst, and the outputs of both contain an extra column. I've attempted to set the extent in the both the tool and the ...
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Cul-de-sac (curve) turns generation in flow for parallel lines using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2 and I need to generate a parallel lines within the polygon and connect them one to other with the curve, with the proper radius and return radius (the same as cul-de-sac tool ...
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Using ArcPy Python Add-In Interval Caller to do auto-refresh?

I am using this code set called pythonaddin_interval_caller (written by Jason Scheirer) to do some map refresh every several seconds. The code was designed for arcgis python-addin. The benefit of this ...
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script to draw a square where the raster pixels contained within are a certain type and greater than X

I have a raster containing different pixel values and I am interested in having squares drawn around areas that are at least X m^2 and containing at least Y type of pixels. The data looks like this, ...
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Adding text background color using ArcPy?

Is possible to add text background color using python on ArcGIS (ArcMap 10)? I wrote a function that able to change font color of the string but I want to add background color to it as well def ...
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Arcpy error: ERROR 000732: Clip Features: Dataset xxx does not exist or is not supported

I've been working on a project. A small part of it is to clip point features by ellipse polygons. I need to loop through a set of IDs, when I call "clip" function via arcpy, a very strange error ...
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I have a large dataset of lakes, which I want to group into n clusters, based on a target total amount of perimeter they have. Suggestions?

There's a longer explanation of why I'm interested in this below, but in short, I'm wondering how to run something like a k nearest neighbors formula, with the number of groups determined by a maximum ...
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Alter Field character limit incorrect

I'm having trouble with the Alter Field Data Management tool -- it will not allow me to create a field name longer than 31 characters. The table I'm using is a File Geodatabase table, where the ...
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Updating Field Mappings Parameter on table selection in Python Toolbox?

I am building a python toolbox with ArcPy and would like to associate an input feature class parameter with a field mapping, so that once user selects the input feature class the field map populates ...
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Using Python to iterate through directory to create event layer and perform kernel Density for each file?

I am new to Python for ArcGIS, but have been using ArcGIS a while. I have a large directory of tables with point data. For each file of each folder I want to create a kernel density layer. I have ...
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Searching for fields in geodatabase and adding them if they do not exist with ArcPy?

I have a list of files that need to be present in my featureclasses - myFields[]. I need to add these fields if they are not present in my FeatureClasses. import arcpy myField="Field01" myFields = [...
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Polygon found with search cursor, but not update cursor

Here's my issue. I am doing two things with arcpy: 1) I search a feature class using arcpy.da.SearchCursor() and pull out a UID field and the geometry in WKB format for all polygons in the file, ...
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Inserting accumulative attribute in dynamic text element based on Date field using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got a line feature class that contains Date field. I've made a layout view in order to display time animation of this feature class. I've managed to enable the time option in the layer and to ...
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Adding new records to attachment match table from select number of features from feature class using ArcPy?

I am seeking some ArcPy/Python help. I use the mobile app GIS Pro to collect data in the field, which allows me to export shapefiles containing a field called Photos, containing a list of names of ...
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Scripting Address Coder actions in ArcPy?

I am currently using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop that comes with the "Address Coder" tool. This tool has some features that I need as part of my geocoding requirements: in specific, the option to append ...
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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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Converting points using FeatureClassToNumPyArray to interpolate cross-section with scipy “interpolate” [closed]

I'm trying to plot elevation cross section and extract elevations along a cross section using scipy's "interpolate" function. I'm converting a point feature class of profile elevation points to 2 ...
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How to run Focal Stats on specific values in python

I'm a beginning programmer and am new to the site but it has helped me quite a bit so thank you! I'm trying to recreate a raster calculator operation using python scripts but am having a hard time ...
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arcpy.Delete_management does not delete the directory

I got a problem with Delete_management when I use the FeatureclassToCoverage_conversion function. I don't know why in the gdb I use (arcpy.env.scratchGDB), while the Delete_management is working, the ...
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Error inserting new column in ArcSDE table (ERROR 999999)

I am using a python script to populate a table with values I get from rasters files. I use arcpy.AddField_management to add a new column and arcpy.CalculateField_management to insert the values for ...
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arcpy.da.Walk not adhering to datatype filter “Locator”

I have a file gdb containing feature classes and address locators. I am listing and storing the names of the datasets using arcpy.env.workspace = "C:\input.gdb" (root, fds, ftrs) = arcpy.da.Walk()....
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Making Python Add-In using tools built in ModelBuilder?

I have made a set of tools in a toolbox using ArcGIS 10.2 using the model builder. I would like to distribute them as a tool bar, and so created a ArcGIS Python Add-In I was hoping that I could ...
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DBSCAN gives “AttributeError: NoneType has no attribute issparse”

I am running a Python script invoking the DBSCAN tool to cluster feature points. When I open ArcMap, load the feature layer, and run the script, it works the way I expect it to. But if I run it ...
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Python Script to iterate numerous, single-band rasters for arcpy.CompositeBands

I have a large collection of single-band geotiffs (NIR, Green, and Red) that I would like to composite using a Python script. The goal is to iterate through multiple folders in a main directory, ...
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Clipping raster python script stops abruptly?

I have created a tool in ArcGIS based on a python script that will clip a large raster dataset into smaller tiles based on a fishnet polygon feature class. The script iterates through each feature in ...
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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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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, 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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Algorithm to put label of bounds (bounds layer) inside of polygons (polygon layer)

I hope to put labels of bounds inside of the polygon in intersection with like you can see in the picture below I checked multiple solution as a topology or maplex but it doesn't give relation ship ...
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Why does thumbnail on one MXD not update?"

I want to make modification on multi-mxd properties, I try Arcpy script with a loop like " for mxd in mxdList:" , but I always have same results, Thumbnails are not created... import arcpy,os ...
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Updating Cursor to Include Newly Created Features

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and python to create cursor that starts at the one and only row of a polyline shapefile, some code runs to create a new feature based on the position of the exisiting feature, ...
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Invalid MXD Filename error in one script, but not the other

I have created 2 geometric trace models for a project, one to pick a spot on the network and run an isolation, and the other to choose from a list of buildings, then then run a trace to find features ...
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Eliminate in Arcpy

I am attempting to move away from Coverages. One of the tools we have did a great job of eliminating slivers from our datasets based on hard and soft boundaries for elimination rulesets; howver, it is ...
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Create Map Tile Package (tpk) progress? arcpy.CreateMapTilePackage_management

I'm using arcpy.CreateMapTilePackage_management to happily create a .tpk - all good. Trouble is this can take a matter of hours, or days for a large complex mxd, once arcpy....
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conditional python script to delete records

I am new to python programming. I am wondering if someone could tell me how to write a python script that would find all records in an attribute table that have identical values in one field, then ...
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Arcpy script for summing pixel values in loop can't handle large number of rasters

I want to sum the pixel values of large numbers of rasters of different extents (ArcMap v10.2). 16GB RAM. I have the following code (with help from this site) which solves the different extent ...
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Error when running Python script to replaceDataSource of multiple layers in multiple mxd's

I looked on all of your sites and did not find a solution to my problem. Almost all of our data has been copied to an SDE and now most of the layers in all of the mxd's need to be redirected to the ...
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Access ArcCatalog Window through ArcPY

I want to create a button in ArcCatalog that takes the metadata from the selected file in ArcCatalog and prints it to a text file. The metadata extraction part is done, and I have succssfully tested ...
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arcpy.Intersect_analysis() returns empty result, but Intersect tool in ArcMap is succesful [closed]

I've got two large feature classes that I'm trying to perform an intersect on. Using the following python code, I get an empty output feature class: arcpy.Intersect_analysis(["Schools","Zips"], "...
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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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multiprocessing and the ArcGIS in_memory workspace

I am trying a script that makes use of multiprocessing and a number of tools within arcpy. The script works only if I write all input, intermediate, and output from child multiprocessing executions to ...
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Does GDAL has any substitute function for the ExtractByMask in arcpy

I am now using arcpy: arcpy.sa.ExtractByMask(weight_raster,elev) both weight_raster and elev are raster data in different size. I want to use functions in GDAL to replace this arcpy methods. Does ...