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How do I combine a wildcard command along with %s in a where clause statement?

I am trying to write a script where the user can search for a five digit zipcode using an input statement and a search cursor. The zipcodes in the file though are nine characters long (i.e. ...
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How to use Spatial Criteria with ArcPy Data Access Search Cursor?

The ArcGIS documentation for the Data Access Search Cursor states: The records returned by SearchCursor can be constrained to match attribute criteria or spatial criteria. But I can't see any ...
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What is the function for Joins and Relates?

I was writing a script to do a Join based on Spatial location. I don't want to do a spatial join as it will have all the fields of the layer that is joined to the target layer. I want only the fields ...
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Using Eclipse/PyDev's debugger with ArcPy?

I have been using eclipse to help me write my scripts with arcpy and arcgis. I have been using add message in arcpy to help debug but that is very slow and doesn't always give me enough information. I ...
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map(arcpy.AddError, traceback.format_exc().split(“\n”))

What does this expression mean? I see this in many python scripts. try: ... except Exception as e: import traceback map(arcpy.AddError, traceback.format_exc().split("\n")) ...
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Erase polygon from line to get line?

How can I erase a polygon from a line to get the erased line? Conceptual image below. Erase Tool does not work when mixing polygons and lines.
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Python tools won't open when clicked on

I am creating a python toolbox within ArcGIS 10.3 and I am having issues opening it up in ArcMap. I have been editing it, saving it, and running it within ArcMap this whole time to test it little by ...
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How to remove newline from AddMessage() with ArcPy?

I am looking for a way to add text in the same line in the progress dialog box. The AddMessage() adds a newline and this is not convenient. For example: I want to have one line with the text: ...
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Calling Python script tool from ArcGIS model using relative path?

I am new to ArcGIS and facing a problem in calling a script tool from a model. I have the following file structure: E:\MyFolder MyToolbox.tbx ScriptTool Model Scripts myscript.py The ...
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Tool for generating Feature Class including field names/type

I am trying to build a tool that will generate a feature class and then populate the fields with the correct column name and format based off a CSV file. Has anyone had any luck doing this before? ...
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Switching between python versions for Arcpy [duplicate]

I’m developing a multi-module project in Python. I’m new to GIS and my boss doesn’t have a strong technical background. I’ve been instructed to use the Arcpy module to do functions such as intersect. ...
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Using Python to field calculate Lat/Long with decimal degrees rather than meters

The below is a snippet of a python script that I am writing that basically adds two fields - Latitude and Longitude, then calculates them. I could use the Add XY Tool which gets me to the same point. ...
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I need to link to or copy MS Access macros from a “master” database to MS Access personal geodatabase

Here's my situation: I'm a python and arcpy novice. I’ve been cannibalizing and modifying code from different sources into a work in progress. Development is in ArcGIS 10.1 and will need backwards ...
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How do you insert values into custom fields when adding to a Mosaic Dataset table?

I have a mosaic dataset (file geodatabase) with an additional field added to it (id that is integer) and I'm trying to accomplish in ArcPy what I can do manually--which is: Add a new raster (single ...
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Code converting lat/long coordinates (WKT) to polygon (shapefile) not working

I am having a problem converting WKT to shapefile. I have a csv file consisting of three columns: ID, Name (of the area) and WKT comprising set of lat/long coordinates of area boundaries. For example, ...
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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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arcpy MakeFeatureLayer - one workspace question, one output question

I'm trying to run a very simple python script to create a feature layer from a shapefile. The original script read as follows (I added the two print statements at the end to verify upon completion ...
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FeatureToPolygon (to cut polygons by line) not working correctly outside of ArcGIS

I asked a question yesterday, about splitting polygons using a line, and I ended up using the approach that is described in the comments here. Although this worked with my test data, it causes a lot ...
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How to align hundreds of rasters quickly

I'm hoping to accurately align hundreds of aerial images that are slightly off-kilter. The images cover the same area on different dates (several acres). They contain identifiable features around ...
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Is there an arcpy tool to delete/unregister a replica geodatabase?

Seems odd but I can't find an arcpy or geoprocessing tool to delete/unregister replicas. When you create a replica it gets registered with the GDB that the data comes from. Afterwards you can't ...
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Problems using da.UpdateCursor in python Add_in to Edit Feature Class

I am currently attempting to create a Python Add_in tool which will perform a set of geoprocessing operations resulting in new values for a specific !shape.area!acres calculation on a new layer and ...
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Aggregate / Calculate Cell Statistics >1000 Rasters

I'm looking for a tool/script that does simply what "Cell Statistics - Mean/Sum" in ArcGIS does but for more than 1000 Rasters (TIF) (I need to process ~10000 Raster at once). I'm not used to use ...
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Assertion Error with arcpy.mapping.UpdateLayer

I"m working with arcpy, where I'd like to write a script that examines the selection and if only 1 element is selected creates a buffer. I want to get the symbology from another layer, as the buffer ...
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Calculating a z value in python

I have some contours where the z value is stored in the geometry and I want to display it as an attribute. I want to include this in a python script. I have an expression which does this in python ...
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Failed to run Local Geoprocessing tool in ESRI runtime sdk

I have created a gpk using the below python script in ArcGIS 10.3.When trying to consume as Local geoprocessing service in 10.2.5,I get below errors. The application is running using developer ...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'TabletoNumPyArray'

I am trying to create a Python array using data from an ArcGIS attribute table. Here's the code I've written so far: import arcpy import numpy input = "c:/data/from/arcgis" arr = ...
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geoprocessing service errors 010429, 010302, 010067- works as script tool but not as gp service

I have a Python script that creates constant rasters based on user input. The script works when run as a script tool in ArcMap, so I can publish it as a geoprocessing service. But when I run it as a ...
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Critical facility pipe connections in python

I'm trying to find a way to determine pipeline connections located downstream a critical facility and score how far those connections are from the facility. Is there a way to accomplish the above ...
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Cutting polygon using line - cutter, cut() - using ArcPy?

What I'd like to do, using ArcPy: use a line to split a bunch of polygons into separate parts. Here is what the inputs could look like: In this case the line should split each polygon into two ...
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Arcmap grid index feature

I have used the Grid index feature tool to create an index grid. The label/attribution of the page names are populated in a "row" orientated manner. eg lef to right a1,a2,a3,a4,a5,a6 b1,b2,b3,b4,b5,b6 ...
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Using a list to access database from a layer

I am trying to access the database using a list in order to put it in a loop but I can't make it work. I want to replace the months with a list variable. This is the hard core example: ...
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Making Python Add-Ins for ArcMap after installing ArcGIS Pro prevents double-click running of makeaddin.py at Python 2.x?

I've been working quite a lot with Python Add-Ins over the past week or so in a Windows 7 SP1 configuration with ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop and ArcGIS Pro 1.0.2 installed. I also installed Python ...
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Add Geometry attributes error

I have a point shapefile on which I would like to use the "Add geometry attributes: tool in order to add x and y coordinates using a GCS that I am interested it. When I run this tool I get the runtime ...
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How to extract,stack and calculate Standard Deviation from a NetCDF (.nc) to produce a single standard deviation and Mean image in arcGIS?

I have a NetCDF file for several years of monthly Climate data ( Precipitation,PET,Temp,etc) data from CRU 3.22 (Climate Research Unit). I want to extract a subset of the dataset namely 2000-2010. And ...
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Debugging Cursor object has no attribute _exit_ from ArcPy?

I am trying to replace NULL values for -999 in a table inside a gdb. I know how to replace the value for individual fields, but get an error when looping through the complete table. import arcpy fc ...
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Detecting broken hyperlinks using ArcPy? [closed]

I am trying to use ArcGIS 10.2.2 to detect broken hyperlinks from a .shp and export them to a text file. Is this possible to do this with Python scripting? I only want to see the broken hyperlinks ...
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Joining polygons to polylines based off specific point in polyline being within polygon

I am trying to join a polyline feature class and a polygon feature class. The polylines will always have at least their first point in a polygon, and each polyline consists of exactly three points. ...
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Reading Arcsde Data of a specific version in python

how can i read a version within python. for example lets say I set up a workspace which points to a .SDE file connection. Now how can I read the features from a version within python? I have looked ...
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Why is ArcPy script to apply symbology not working?

This is the first python script I have tried to write and I can't find out why it is not working. All I want to do is apply symbology from one layer to another. Working Code: # Name: ApplySym.py # ...
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How to delete all rows where a where clause is met with arcpy.da.UpdateCursor

I would like to use a where clause that finds a certain columns, and if empty then delete the row. My SQL where clause is; SELECT UID2 FROM MY311CONTAINERS_2 WHERE SR_SN_2 <> ' ' AND ...
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How do I add a text file to ArcMap using ArcPy?

I'm specifically referring to the output of the Compare Table (Data Management) tool, which is a comma delimited text file. When you add the text file manually, you can actually view it like any ...
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Do python codes need to be changed moving from ArcGIS 10.2 to 10.3 [closed]

What changes (if any) do I need to make to my python scripts to migrate from ArcGIS10.2 to ArcGIS 10.3
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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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Standalone Python script to split a polyline with a point layer

I have a polyline layer and a layer of points that are on top of the polylines. I do not have the ArcGis advanced license so I can't use the Split Line at Point tool. Can someone help me with a ...
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How do I update a column in a feature class?

I have a file geodatabase on my local computer. I want to update the value in one field of a feature class in that FGDB with the value found in an enterprise SDE. I know I can use a da.SearchCursor ...
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arcpy.da.UpdateCursor error: The required operation is invalid on a closed state

I have created an python toolbox to allow users to link a selected polygon to a image file. The user starts a versioned editing session, creates the polygon, browses to the image file and executes the ...
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How to search for a specific field and then use it in Field Calculator

I have a piece of code where the goal is to search through the field names within a feature, select any field based on a specific character (in this case "z") and then use that selected field within a ...
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Changing highlight property of layer or table field using ArcPy?

I need to highlight a field of a layer. With ArcMap it is accessed from Fields property page of a layer. From there one can reorder, hide and highlight the fields. I couldn't find a property or ...
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Arcpy to get ArcGIS Application Data folder (My Toolboxes folder)

Is there a way (enviromental variable) in arcpy to get access to ArcGIS Desktop AppData Per User folder. For example I need to access this folder for arcgis 10.2: ...
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Problem using object as output path for arcpy.SaveToLayerFile_Management

I am simply trying to create a selection of a street layer from street names that appear within a separate .dbf of street names and create individual layers of each selection with a for loop. ...