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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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Best way to have title which includes dynamic text of a layer name?

What I'm currently working on: approximately 20 historical topographic maps of a specific area spanning 70 years. What I'd like to do: instead of saving each historical topo as a different file, I ...
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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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UpdateCursor stops after the first iteration

My arcpy script includes two updateCursor Objects. The first iteration of the "outer" coursor works fine, but the programm stops when it comes to the second iteration at updateRow(). Has somebody an ...
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Copy features to dataset in a loop

I'm trying to write script, that looks at the feature classes in a geodatabase and depending on what the feature class ends with, it creates a new dataset in the geodatabase and copies the file into ...
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ArcPy-generated string formats badly in map text element [duplicate]

I've got a script that's pulling a bunch of attributes and concatenating the information into a long string. text_description = "Address: {}\n\n".format(dictADDR[key]) text_description += "{} ...
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arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(“CURRENT”)

Can't share my script as geoprocesing service. The warning message: 00068 Script Script contains broken project data source: CURRENT Here is this part of the script, where the "CURRENT" mapping ...
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How to read X,Y from mouse click in Python

I am looking for some advice… I am trying to build a tool that will precisely (10digit, eg: AA1234512345) identify British National Grid (BNG) by clicking on a map. The ArcGis default tool can only ...
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Extent to xy coordinate- arcpy

I work with arcview 10.3, and i try to extent to xy coordinate with arcpy? I am using this code: import arcpy, os, sys from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"C:\Project" pnt = '178434 ,662446' ...
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FieldMap in Arcpy Merge for Selected Fields Only

I am trying to use FieldMap in arcpy to merge only a few of the same fields from 8 feature classes. There are many different fields in all of the different feature classes, but I have identified the 9 ...
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Arcpy wildcard to represent specific number of characters

I have a bunch of feature classes that are labeled in this pattern CL25_E6_5_4_3 CL266_E6_5_4 CL266_E6_5_4_2 CL4_E6_5 I want to make a list in ArcPy that contains all feature classes with the ...
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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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Create .lyr file from a raster and add to display

I'm working with rasters, there are 3 folder (input, query, result). In the input folder are the basic rasters. The user can choose between these rasters, the code can collect the rasters into the ...
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The updateCursor doesn't update all the cells in the shp, just some of them

Dont know for sure what is happening, but when i use arcpy.UpdateCursor it only write some of the lines not all the lines. The code is: cursor = arcpy.UpdateCursor("FInal1a1.shp") for row in cursor: ...
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The 3D polygon generated by skyline in arcgis has no Z value

I used the skyline tool to generate the skyline in a certain scenario, when the visible angle is less than 120°, the skyline is right, as the pic below: When the visible angle is bigger than 120, ...
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Select Layer By Attribute to be used in for loop

I'm trying to iterate through a feature class and select each feature one by one by using the OBJECTID field. When I use a single value, the SelectLayerByAttribute works, but how do I compare the ...
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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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Publish geoprocessing service on ArcGIS for Server?

I am following the instructions described here and I have some enquiries about publishing a GP service. First of all, how should I publish a GP service on a production environment where the database ...
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Construct sql expression with python tool and pass it as argument to Select tool

I am trying to construct an sql expression using python and afterwards pass it as an input to the arc catalogue select tool. As shown in the following image I am passing a station_ID as a string to my ...
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Error 000358 or Error 999999 invalid SQL

i've been searching arround all the answers in the questions of Error 358 and beyond, but i doesn't fix my problems, i tried every post and so on the problems stills there. I make two options in my ...
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combine two FOR LOOPS (MakeFeatureLayer_management)

I want to combine two FOR LOOPS but I have no idea how. It should give me in each TYPE Layer "under" Layers, where are new Layers for each MONTH (see picture) The two loops in itself works. # ...
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Arcpy delete rasters in a folder

I'm working with rasters, there are 3 folder (input, query, result). In the input folder are the basic rasters. The user can choose between these rasters, the code can collect the rasters into the ...
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Updating row in list of feature classes using dictionary in Python?

I have a list of feature classes (fcList) that I would like to do the following. - add a field (fire_dis) - update row from a single value from a dictionary(fcnaDict) - more specifically I am ...
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arcpy.da cursor : iteration not started

I am trying to convert cursors written in 10.0 to use the new arcpy.da module in 10.2.1. If I step through the code in debug mode, it steps into the for loop; however, when I attempt to run the code I ...
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ArcGIS Server security settings via script

Can anyone point me to a method for setting a service, folder, or the site root security setting to public via script? It can be using one of the admin tools (e.g. server\tools\admin\manageservice.py),...
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Scripting creation of cogo polylines including curves

Is it possible to create polyline features from cogo type text files? I have some files that have survey type coordinates in them and they contain straight line segments as well as curves (defined by ...
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Changing variable name in for loop

I am trying to run a simple python script that changes a feature to a polygon. However, I want the outputted polygon to have the same name an the inputted feature. The code that I ran, outputs the ...
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Understanding desc.fields

First time poster so I hope I did this right. I'm relatively new to Python scripting and am trying to understand the error I'm getting. I have the following simple code and what I don't understand is ...
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Use arcpy to query by date field in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have an ArcGIS table in a file geodatabase that contains a date field. I would like to write a python (arcpy) function that creates and returns a table view for a date-range given a starting and/or ...
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ArcGIS Script Tool/Problems/Issues

I currently have a python script which will replace the data sources on a MXD with broken links. The code seems to work fine as I have run the code a handful of times using relative paths to indicate ...
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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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Removing grid and graticule layer using ArcPy?

I work on arcview 10.3. How can i remove grid and graticule by using arcpy? i have this code: import arcpy,os,sys,string import arcpy.mapping from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"F:\Projects\Roni\...
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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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How to get an ArcGIS custom tool to run fom the command line?

I have been experimenting with ESRI's CalculateArea custom tool and it works fine running within ArcGIS from a toolbox. Then I wanted to see if I could run it as a standalone script from the ...
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Search layer in MXDs

I work on arcview 10.3 and i try to find layer called "ways" in several mxds. i try this code but it does not work. anyone know how to do it?: import arcpy,os,sys,string import arcpy.mapping from ...
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How to add Attributes to a polygon with arcpy

I have a question about arcpy. I want to create a polygon FeatureClass with attributes. The code below is just test-code that generates some polygons for speed testing. I want to add some additional ...
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Opening table from a geodatabase in Arcpy

I have tables in a geodatabase. I want to open and work with them in my script. The first step I appear to have to do is scripted underneath. My result of this script is all names of all tables in my ...
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Performing a 'far analysis' using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to perform an analysis that is the inverse of Near_analysis for ArcGIS. Instead of my result being NEAR_DIST and NEAR_FID, I'd like each feature to have a FAR_DIST and FAR_FID populated ...
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Calculate Date field in ArcPy

I'm trying to use arcpy.ExtractValuesToPoints() to get raster values to a points feature class for several raster files (8760). The goal is to get a time-slice view of how the values at certain ...
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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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Batch merging shapefiles from different folders, different subfolders

I tried some of the scripts I found but none worked so far. What I am trying to do is batch merging hundreds, maybe thousands of shapefiles from different folders/sub-folders into a single shp or ...
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Converting geographic units with ArcPy

I am trying to compare a set of point features to the centroid of a single feature polygon using ArcPy. The problem is that the polygon generates a set of XY coordinates in meters, whereas the set of ...
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List all feature layers

I will often create many temporary layer files with MakeFeatureLayer_management. I was wondering if there was a means to list the temporary layer files I've created. I've tried setting the workspace ...
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UpdateLayer with arcpy

I am trying to use updatelayer in three mxd's. Each mxd has 3 data frames. I am getting an error, can anyone help? import arcpy,os,sys,string import arcpy.mapping from arcpy import env env.workspace ...
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How to check out arcgis 10.2 desktop license using arcpy?

Referring to ArcGIS help it seems possible to check out advanced desktop license. But typing arcpy.CheckOutExtension('ArcInfo') gives Unrecognized extension code ArcInfo
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Calculating centroid latitude in ArcMap throws error in Arcpy

I can create a centroid latitude field in ArcMap10.1 using "Calculate Geometry..." in the attribute table, but when I try the same thing using: arcpy.CalculateField_management(bins_WGS84, "cent_lat", ...
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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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How to print selected page from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy?

I am looking to print DDP (Data Driven Pages) to a printer through a Python (arcpy) script which I will create in Arc Catalog. In other words, I would like for the script to have the following ...
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Output raster from IDW interpolation tool is from 3.40282e+038 to -3.40282e+038 in ArcPy

I am not familiar with Python in ArcGIS, so I used ModelBuilder first to set the environment and put the tool in. The model worked right and the output raster seemed good. Then I exported the model ...
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Can not SET a Value in table using Python?

I'am trying to set values in table, the code run good, i don't got errors, but nothing is done ! I'm using Arcgis10.1, arcpy and Python This is the code : import arcpy import math import arcview ...