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Specific Feature Copying

I'm trying to write a script to copy multiple feature classes from two different databases into a single database, but I want to be able to specity what features I actually want. I know I need to use ...
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Getting version of connected database using ArcPy?

I wrote a toolbox script that allows a user to append points from a text file to a feature class. The user picks a text file and a feature class from a database he is connected to, the script then ...
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Joining dBase (*.dbf) table to Coverage?

I have a dbf table and a polygon coverage. How do I join and save the joined data to the coverage without exporting to feature class and then re-creating a coverage in python? I have been looking at ...
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Returning list of field names in joined table using ArcPy?

I need to look at all the fields in a joined table performed through arcpy. I am instigating for fields in arcpy.Listfields(Feature): print fields but it is returning a large list of: ...
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Importing large number of shapefiles into feature class using ArcPy with column mapping?

I'd like to write an ArcPy script to import a large number of shapefiles into an EXISTING feature class. I also need to be able to perform column mappings as there may be different column names. I ...
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problem with adding 64-bit background geoprocessing to ArcGIS 10.2.2

My code written in python language using Arcpy works perfectly with small to average size datasets; however, with a big dataset, the script stops in the middle of execution which most likely is due to ...
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Words from ArcPy Scripts Appear in Map Document?

I created a slope map of the U.S. using ArcPy scripts (ArcGIS 10.2). I just completed the map. However, some of the words from my ArcPy scripts show up in the map document, both in data and layout ...
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Creating layers using definition query for each field in ArcPy?

I have a shapefile that contains a text field "Company" that i would like to use to run a definition query to create a layer file. I want to be able to create a layer for each company. I had a look ...
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ApplySymbologyFromLayer works in ArcMap but not in python script

So the ApplySymbologyFromLayer_management() tool doesn't seem to like me, at least when I try to use it in a script. I have a Field_Boundary2.lyr file that has a "hollow" fill color and a black ...
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A mistake in very easy python code (Buffer 1 - Buffer 2- Erase 2 fom 1)

I need to make 500m rings (not full circle) around points (cities). I try to make 1. buffer: 2500 - 8500m (each 500m) and second buffer 3000 - 9000 (each 500m) and then erase 2500m from 3000m, 3000m ...
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Concatenating variable values in Python script for export DDP as mxd via saveACopy method?

i am building a script, most of which i found on here, that exports my data driven pages as mxds. I need it to save the mxd by a specific attribute in the shapefile and am running into an error when ...
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How to Compact geodatabases in multiple directories using ArcPy?

I am trying to write a script to walk through all folders in my workspace and find and compact all geodatabases in my workspace. I feel like I'm on the right track but I am stuck. import acrpy, os ...
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How to checkin ( release, make it free) arcgis 10.2 desktop license using arcpy?

There is a way to do this using AcrGIS license Server Administrator, but I need a command to use it in arcpy scripting.
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MakeFeatureLayer_management parsing error (for loop)

I want to make a Feature Layer for each month in the table "Sightings1995-2014". Why doesn't it work? for month in range (01,12): ...
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder and GeoCoding

I looked at ArcGIS and python and I'm not quite ready for that rabbit hole as I'm on a schedule. I have a little experience but not at the level to pick it up quickly enough for my time frame. The ...
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Slanted raster along the line? Wind erosion model and windbreak effectivity

I'm working on wind erosion modelling and windbreak potential. Imagine windbreak, which has some values of optical porosity (in %) and this values determinates the effectivity of windbreak in specific ...
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copy only selected with CopyFeature_management

I am trying to test if each feature of a feature class list intersect each feature of a shapefile (clip layer). I'm working with arcpy in ArcGIS 10.0 The arcgis desktop help says that if the feature ...
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Arcpy addin editable textbox on tool bar

I would like to add an editable toolbox on an arcpy addin toolbar. This would be used to change values of a threshold but I don't think this is currently available. (What I would really like is a ...
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Where to break the loop to make several polyline instead of one?

I am trying to solve a problem, I am pasting part of the code: from arcpy import env arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True spatialRef = arcpy.SpatialReference("WGS 1984") polylineFC = ...
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Using ModelBuilder to replicate series of tasks without deleting output features first?

I am calling a number of files that I want to clip etc in ModelBuilder which clips data and sends it to a specific feature class. I want to re-run that same process for which I have converted the ...
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How to loop a Select by Attribute to use in a Select by Location?

I am new to python scripting and I need help. I am trying to select one row at a time on a shapefile that contains buffer rings around sites we are working on (some rings overlap), and for each site ...
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region growing feature selection using arcpy

I have a polygon featureclass consisting of parcels touching boundary with each other and for which areas are computed in the attribute table (Figure a). I want to select polygons in an iterative way ...
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Python-Scripting in ArcGIS: Point as Input?

Is there any possibility to add a Point-Feature as an input parameter in a ArcPy-/ArcGIS-Python-script? If I choose "Point" as datatype in the parameter list, I get 2 input-fields for a X- and a ...
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Generate dynamic input with python script

I'm using 10.2.2 ArcGIS, I want to create a python script and have the following script: I'm new to this topic as I can use sys.argv [] or GetParameterAsText? for can I make dynamic input coordinates ...
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ArcPy Export SQL Server to Shapefile gives RuntimeError: Object: Error in executing tool?

I have executed a stored procedure and want to export this layer to a shapefile. I feel like this should be an easy solution. I tried using arcpy.CopyFeatures_management and it threw an error. I am ...
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import arcgisscripting gives ImportError: DLL load failed: %1 is not a valid Win32 application

i am trying to import arcgisscripting and getting following error. Traceback (most recent call last): File "<pyshell#0>", line 1, in <module> import arcgisscripting ImportError: DLL ...
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How to change field defined as REQUIRED to NON_REQUIRED in ArcGIS Geodatabase

I have created some feature classes in a geodatabase and also some fields using this sample code: arcpy.AddField_management("schools", "ref_ID", "LONG", 9, "", "", "refcode", "NULLABLE", "REQUIRED") ...
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Automating procedure to add shapefile to multiple map templates using ArcPy?

I have a project that has me create a package of about a dozen maps for a client and I do this multiple times per week. I am trying to figure out if there is a way to automate this with python. I am ...
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slow Python script pulling from an iSeries database

I've converted and updated some python scripts that exported data from an iSeries database (HTE) to Access to export the same data to a fgdb. My biggest issue is the time it's taking to export the ...
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How to read page size from a MapDocument object

I hope this isn't a duplicate question, I have had a look but couldn't find an answer. I have a set of 30 MXD's with different page size. I would like to export maps with their name file which include ...
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Specify a GDB feature class using Python Tkinter dialogue box

I tried to specify a feature class from a GDB dataset through Python Tkinter tkFileDialog.askopenfilename. Below is the script. It worked for me in the past when I was dealing with .txt or .las files. ...
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Add Layers to Map Display from script with default symbology

I have a script that runs IDW iterations and I'd like for the files to be automatically added to the map display after they are produced and contain the default symbology that ArcMap generates when ...
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Copying XY to clipboard using Python Add-In (ArcMap)

I am trying to create a simple tool to copy XY from where i click the mouse button. What i have done already is: create add-in files using Python Add-In Wizard create toolbar and tool inside it in ...
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Flip multiple vectors

I have thousands of vectors (out of several million) which I need to flip, for directionally purposes (Network Analyst). The vectors in question are annotated that their directionality has been ...
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Multiply raster by Numpy derived float value

So I have a python script that uses numpy to calculate the mean of a field, then I try to use that mean value in a raster multiplication as follows: na = ...
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Running ArcGIS model at specified time or with delay?

I am looking to start running an ArcGIS model built in ModelBuilder in the future. Start at a specific time. or Start in x hours. or something similar. When I leave the office I may have data ...
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How to reclass aspect raster to float values

So I have an aspect raster that was created from a DEM. I'm trying to reclassify it using python, but I'm running into some issues. Here's the setup: I need to reclassify values in the aspect raster ...
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Performing multiple “Closest Facilities” analyses for multiple feature classes

I am trying to calculate network distance from 10 points within 896 polygons "SA1s" (a total of 8960 facilities), each to ten points within 186 polygons "DZNs" (a total of 1860 incidents). I would ...
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Extract polygon attributes from covering polygon with highest area

I have a fishnet grid (polygon layer) and another polygon layer containing some hexagons. I would like for each square polygon in the fishnet layer that covers a hexagon (even a tiny edge of it) to ...
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Esri Python Toolbox(pyt) corruption in ArcToolbox.dat

Symptoms: Open ArcCatalog and all tools within Python Toolbox(pyt) have a red-x error next to them claiming that "Arcpy module has no attribute Parameter" Close ArcCatalog Delete ArcToolbox.dat file ...
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How to provide a default value in an arcpy script?

How do I provide a default value like recommended in every Arcpy script? This script is exported from ModelBuilder where every output except the last one is set to temporary and managed. I want this ...
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How to Set Label Expression Using a Long Field Type in Toolbox

What I am hoping to be able to achieve with this Tool within my Toolbox is to allow the user to input a number of layers and to set all of the labels with the same font settings (font style, color, ...
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Listing all feature datasets and classes from multiple geodatabase into CSV file? [duplicate]

I have a folder having multiple geodatabase and I am calling that folder “Multiplegdb” There are 3 geodatabase in a folder which are as follows: ABC.gdb UVW.gdb XYZ.gdb Each geodatabase have ...
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Batch processing of geodatabases - join raster with table

I am unsure how to go about doing this using Python in ArcMap, though I know how to do it by hand. I have geodatabases containing gSSURGO data, one for each state, in their own folders. I have a ...
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Add annotation feature class to mxd with arcpy

From what I have researched, I'm pretty sure the answer is NO, but I want to make sure no one has found a work-around. Annotation feature classes in personal geodatabases need to be added to mxds. ...
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Maintaining reference to feature layer (rather than its name string) throughout Python script? [duplicate]

When creating a Layer in arcpy, the syntax uses a string to denote the layer name, as shown in the Make Feature Layer sample script: import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = "C:\Program Files ...
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ArcPy Label Class object returning unexpected value for expression property?

import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") for lyr in arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd, "TestFile_LineToPoints13_Prod"): if lyr.supports("LABELCLASSES"): for lblclass in ...
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ArcPy FieldMappings syntax using Merge tool

I'm working on script that takes several table results from the Zonal Statistics As Table tool and merges them into a single table. When merging I encounter the issue that the exported .dbf files have ...
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Automate Select and Export to PDF using Arcpy Search Cursor

I'm trying to automate a process to select each feature of a feature class one by one, zoom to it and export as pdf. using the code below, the first feature is selected and the pdf is exported, and ...
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Create a fishnet in a 'for' loop with Arcpy

When running the following script, I get the error saying that I need a value for “origin_coord” and for “y_axis_coord”. So is it not enough to define a template dataset? But how can I fill the ...