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SearchCursor Index Out of Range

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 and trying to obtain values in a field using SearchCursor. Would someone help me with this? import arcpy oc = r"C:\Users\Scratch\oc.shp" catchments = ...
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AttributeError: 'unicode' object has no attribute '_arc_object' from arcpy.mapping.ListLayers?

I'm trying to write a script that allows me to list .mxd files in a folder and then list the layers in each map document, however, I keep getting this error: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Python code executes but nothing happens [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a script that looks into a database and lists all the datasets that begin with zone. The script then enters into a for loop and copies a map into each on the datasets listed. The ...
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Use a variable to calculate a field with arcpy as a script in a toolbox?

stringvariable = "banana" arcpy.CalculateField_management("c:\point.shp", "SUBDIRECT", "stringvariable", "PYTHON") I get an error saying stringvariable is not defined what's the deal? I check ...
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Generate_arc — Not familiar with its usage and inputs/outputs

I'm using ArcGIS Advanced in order to generate a coverage (I've never worked with coverages before --nor ArcGIS really, know the basics, but not this). I am trying to write a python script to generate ...
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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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How to create a report of all feature classes in a geodatabase?

I am not getting any response from this script and no error displayed at all I am writing this script to help me display the feature classes in my geodatabase Here is my script import arcpy ...
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Set arcpy command line parameter same as Tool parameter

I have a python script that works correctly when used in a toolbox but not from the command line. How do I duplicate the toolbox magic that happens when specifying a parameter Data Type? There is ...
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SyntaxError: can't assign to function call, arcpy set parameter as text

I have a python script loaded into arcgis ModelBuilder, and when I run the model I keep getting an error when the script tries to run, at the line where I am setting the output as a text parameter. ...
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Pyscripter and arcpy not working together

I have installed pysripter on my machine and am not able to run any arcpy scripts from it despite being able to import arcpy. Models that work in model builder do not transition to pyscripter here is ...
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Python column checker-comparing 2 fields

One problem I am having is the following: I want to create an automatic program to see how well the automozation has been with comparing the results of 2 columns to each other in the same column. In ...
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ArcPy saveACopy method saving copy of MXD to wrong path?

I have a script that looks through datasets in a geodatabase and copies a mxd document to a folder. The programs works, however it is saving the map documents to my desktop and not the specified ...
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How to concatenate row values with Python?

I want to concatenate a row who have the same src_Refname value ! like in the picture and get like this : is there any easy way to do it ? on using the tool described in the link, i try to ...
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Syntax error using ArcPy Spatial Analyst module in Python [closed]

I'm very new to using python and figure I'm missing something obvious in the following script. I keep getting a "syntax error" message no matter how much I fiddle around with the first few lines. I ...
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Cause of ExecuteError: ERROR 000539: Invalid field County Insets.OBJECTID Failed to execute (CalculateField)?

The following script joins two layers on a common id and attempts to use the OBJECTID in the joined table to update records for a field in the input table. In running it in "current" mode, it moves ...
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Iterating shapefiles using ModelBuilder or Python?

What tool can I use to run many shapefiles to intersect with a shapefile as a output? It looks like that Iterate tools is use for feature classes or datasets and I don't see any for the shapefile. ...
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FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion in ArcGis 10.1

I have many > 60 .dwg files I want to convert just the polyline parts of these and have put together a list of python commands using excel to get something like this: However when I try running ...
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Is there an equivalent to arcpy.ImportToolbox() in 9.3.1?

Is there an equivalent to arcpy.ImportToolbox() using ArcGIS 9.3.1? I'm assuming it would use arcgisscripting instead of arcpy but I can't find any documentation.
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How to add several layers to the table of contents in ArcMap using Python in one shot?

I am already able to add individual layers to ArcMap table of contents using the following codes: # Adding the layer to the table of contents mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("current") df = ...
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ListFeatureClasses brings back more than expected

Why, when I issue the function: fcList = arcpy.ListFeatureClasses(feature_type='point') does it bring back a list of grid/rasters as well as all my point featureclasses from ArcSDE. All I want is ...
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Find and Replace data source script

The following script is supposed to find and replace all shapefiles in a mxd (that exist in the folder) to the new SDE data source. No errors when running the script however, when I open the MXD in ...
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Using arcpy outside the arcmap

I want to use some arcpy function outside arc map i used following code but it ends up with error no module named arcpy can anyone help import sys sys.path.append("D:\Installed ...
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Add field to feature class by location

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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Batch Re-projection script syntax error

import arcpy sourceWorkspace = "C:\\Users\\tx8p90\\Desktop\\Lesson2" targetProjection = "C:\\Users\\tx8p90\\Desktop\\python excercise data\\Lesson1\\contourlines.shp" listDataSet = ...
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User interaction with Python tool midway through script running? [duplicate]

I need to design a Python script that will take a CSV input, search for a matching polygon in our SDE data for each line, and then extract certain information about data that intersects with the ...
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What is expression for finding perimeter in ArcPy and Field Calculator?

What is the correct format for finding perimeter as an expression for arcpy. I was able to use expression !shape.Area! to find the area of my polygon. However when I use the expression ...
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Hiding selected features in ArcGIS for Desktop using ArcPy or ModelBuilder?

I'm using data driven pages to create a series of maps of point features. Some of my features overlap spatially and I only want to show some of them on each map. Once I select the features which I ...
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Check layer data type in gdb

I have path to layer or feature C:\base.gdb\test How to check is table or feature class by arcpy?
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How to write output from subprocess to disk (using multiprocessing)

This code was developed from another question I posted about how to kill an arcpy tool if it takes longer than a specified time. See How to cancel tool execution in python. Using the multiprocssing ...
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Export Raster Data to TIFF, BMP, or PNG File Using Python

I am writing a Python script to export a Raster Dataset to a TIFF, BMP, or PNG file, as I would manually by right-clicking on the layer, choosing Data | Export Data, and then make my choices in the ...
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Summing column values in table using arcgisscripting?

I need to create a python script that sums a column's values in a table. Thereafter, the script is supposed to get the percentage of each individual row in that column and populate this percentage ...
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Using os.walk to update broken links and save mxd

I've got code to walk through an entire directory and sub-directories repair broken links in each mxd and save the mxd. It works for the mxd's in the top directory but fails when trying to enter any ...
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Obtaining the coordinates of point through arcpy

I have a feature selected from a feature class based on user input through arcpy. How can I obtain the x,y coordinate of the selected point feature class (Points). How do I do this?: ...
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Python script to check node / edge coincidence

I have written a script with arcpy to test node and edge coincidence. Each edge (line) should have a node (point) at either end. If this is true, the script does not write anything. If there is node ...
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How to use Field Value from arcpy.GetParameterAsText()?

I want to to is have a user select a feature class, which then populates the fields that can be selected (this works), create a new field in that feature (works), and then populate the new field with ...
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How to programatically create point and use it in Select by Location query?

I have a section grid for a US state. I also have a quarter/quarter section grid which splits the section grid into 16 equal squares. I have written a Python script that finds the XY coordinates of ...
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How can I reclassify an integer raster to a float raster?

I have been using various arcGIS tools to try and do this. Unfortunately, the reclassify tool in arcmap can only output integers. A cool workaround that I found is using the raster calculator in ...
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How to set up parameters in Python toolbox tools?

I build a model builder and export it to python. How can I define parameters for python script in python properties? May you explain about Data type in script proprties? thanks alot
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“ERROR 000840 | The value is not a Relationship Class”

I'm stumped here. I've seen this error in other posts but not quite in the same context. I'm trying to run the arcpy.management.CreateRelationshipClass() tool in ArcGIS 10.0. Absolutely everything ...
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Dissolving shapefile python script not working, syntax help please

I do not understand why this simple script won't work. I can get it to dissolve in model builder but not from a script that I run from inside the map document. My output results are 4 polygons, just ...
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How to create a route and add that route as layer to map using ArcPy?

I wrote a little script for ArcGis, and when I make it run by GUI it happens that it seems to create routes but the routes do not appear in the TOC. Consequently, when the script tries to execute ...
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Resolving Arcpy “GetObject not point” Error

I'm new to Python (v 2.6.5) and am trying to write an ArcMap (10) script that reads the vertex coordinates of a polygon shapefile which includes a small hole (doughnut polygon). I've been working ...
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ArcPy - Check a field type and execute depending on the type

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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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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Trying to delete identical values within an update cursor

I'm trying to use the DeleteIdentical_management tool within an update cursor. I'm pretty sure I'm going about this the wrong way, I'd like to see if someone could help. I'm relatively new to python, ...
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Saving Feature Class Symbology into a Layer or Object to apply to another Feature Class

I am creating a tool to automate a data standardization process. Part of this process is saving the feature class (variable "filename") as a layer file, projecting it into another coordinate system ...
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Passing ModelBuilder parameter to update cursor gives ERROR 999999?

I have two point layers. I trust the geometry (read: x and y coordinates) from one of them, but not the attributes data. I trust the attribute data but not the geometry from the other one (the ...
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ArcGIS Spatial Analyst in arcpy - FATAL ERROR (INFDEF) DIRECTORY FULL

I have been running into this error in several geoprocessing scripts I've written lately. When I call a spatial analyst function I return this error: FATAL ERROR (INFDEF) DIRECTORY FULL import ...
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GetParameterAsText(arcpy) does not work

I am new in this area. I was practicing the function GetParameterAsText(). I know that when you run the code (for example in PythonWin) it works like the function raw_input(), therefore it should ...
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For Loop Batch Copy Raster TIFF to BMP in ArcMap

I need to convert TIFFs to BMPs using CopyRaster from ascii to raster output TIFFs. I am not sure how to define the "outRaster" so that it will convert the rasters to BMP. I'm guessing that the line ...