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How to filter shapefile using definition query?

I have a point shapefile which I want to interpolate using IDW interpolation. However, I want to interpolate only those points which satisfies a certain condition. I need to do it in python and I ...
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How to exclude stations from IDW interpolation?

I have the following problem: I need to calculate an average precipitation amount on a catchment using an IDW interpolation. The interpolation is performed in a loop since each precipitation station ...
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NameError: name 'finalPdf' is not defined

Could you please help me with this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\DDPeX\Export_GroupPDF.py", line 19, in finalPdf.appendPages(tempPdf) NameError: name 'finalPdf' is not ...
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Change label next to symbol in TOC

I'm trying to write a script to change the label next to the symbol in the TOC so it appears in the legend. Arcpy has a way to change the name of the layer, but I can't seem to find a way to change ...
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How to compare files in two folders? [closed]

I'm pretty new user of ArcGIS. My intention is compare files (csv) from one folder with files in another folders. In those folders exist files with the same name but in second folder files have ...
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Building Arc add-ins without needing to restart Arc [duplicate]

One of the things that annoys me the most with trying to use the Arc add-in wizard is that I need to restart Arc every time I want to test something. This is especially annoying if I've got syntax ...
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ArcGIS, Edit Layer Extents with Python script

I would like to read and edit the Extent Values of each Layer in a MXD-file. My code: import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"D:\Work\myInFile.mxd") for lyr in ...
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Copy features from feature class to an existing feature class with arcpy

I see CopyFeatures_management, but this creates a new feature class. http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//001700000035000000 Is there a way to copy features from a feature ...
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Read layer symbology class color with ArcPy

I am using ArcPy within ArcGIS 10.1 and attempting to read symbology from a *.lyr file created by a raster dataset within ArcMap. My goal is to be able read out the RGB (color) values assigned to the ...
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Accessing features via arcpy

i try to use arcpy to accessing the features of a shapefile. I tried to use a searcheCursor, like that: cursor = arcpy.da.SearchCursor(Points, ["SHAPE@XY"]) for row in cursor: x, y = row[0] ...
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How to programatically set default Geodatabase and Workspaces for a map document?

I have a QC process that has a bunch of models that need to be sequentially run, and then the results manually inspected between each model. I know how to manually set the default GDB for the Map ...
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How to check if shapefile is empty using ArcPy?

I have a number of shapefiles in a folder but some of them are empty i.e. there are no rows within the shapefile. Is there a simple way to find those empty shapefiles using ArcPy?
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New python GIS Programmer : Fundamentals of the Python Language for ArcGIS [closed]

I am new to programming and I'm trying to learn "Fundamentals of the Python Language for ArcGIS" and then I've been trying to compile an example code but python GUI keeps throwing throwing this error ...
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Convert absolute file path to raster databaset [closed]

I wrote a simple python script that outputs an absolute path as string to a GeoTiff file. So this file can be treated as Raster. In a Model, the GeoTiff file is to be the input raster of a CopyRaster ...
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Problem adding a join to a table via Python using addJoin_management

I am currently building a script for a script tool that will join data from a multitude of tables into a single table based on a common join field. Now, I have attempted to use ...
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How to convert all shapefiles in folder into KML using ArcPy?

I was trying to convert all the shp in a folder into kml. featureclasses = arcpy.ListFeatureClasses() for fc in featureclasses: # Set Local Variables composite = 'COMPOSITE' pixels = ...
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Small script crashes Python

I'm running a rather simple script with ArcPy, which extracts values of raster to points of a shapefile: def raster_overlay(input_files): for raster in input_files: in_shp = ...
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Is it possible to run a search cursor on a multipart feature class?

I have a multipart feature class of cities. I want to run a search cursor on a cities feature class where: one city is selected and a select layer by location is run to select all parcels that are ...
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Copying an entire column between layers (tables)

I have a raster layer with probabilities as values and I process them using the Spatial Analyst extension. After the processing the values are modified, however I would like to also have the original ...
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How to release locks to temp files after ArcPy script crashes in ArcMap?

Sometimes when I'm testing an ArcPy script and it ends with exception, ArcMap is still holding locks to some temp files (I run my scripts through ArcMap). I cannot run the script any more, because it ...
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Trying to use Python code and user defined inline parameters to build a SQL expression

I am trying to build a tool where the end user can run a model and make a selection from a feature class based on 3 different fields, calculate the total shape length, & export the results to a ...
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How can I make my python script results appear in model builder

I have a model (model builder) and within I added a python script to calculate a field. My problem now is, that I don't know how to make the output appear in my model as it is the same as the input ...
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Possible to automate Buffer Wizard in ArcGis 10.x by working in the Shell? [duplicate]

I'm trying to automate the Buffer Wizard since I have several large sets of the data that I need to buffer at multiple distances. Doing it by hand will take a long time and be quite tedious, but I've ...
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Using ArcScripts

I use ArcGIS 10 I want to use an arcscript to compute an index of ruggedness for each cell of my map. For this purpose, I found, Evan's TRI.aml script here: ...
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Select By Attribute sql problems [duplicate]

Having trouble with this python code. I keep getting a ERROR 000358: Invalid expression" code for the select layer by attribute management statement towards the end of the code. Moved the data to ...
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Get values from select by location to append to table

I'm trying to calculate the road frontage of polygons by converting polygons to lines and splitting in their vertices, then using select by location to find lines that are within 7.5 meters of the ...
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arcgisscripting in CGI script

I'm trying to write a Python script that imports arcgisscripting (stuck on 9.3.1 here) which is then run as CGI by a web app. It runs fine from the Windows command line but as soon as I drop it into ...
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Convert polygon feature to line feature

I have a polygon shape-file i need to extract the line segments where the polygon features intersect each other and also the segment where they don't. Can we automate this process or can scripting ...
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Subquery a list in select layer by attribute management using python

I am new to python and having trouble with my script. I want only the records from the COMTRS field (of the pur_dbf_view) that match values from the ComtrsList to be selected; however, I am getting ...
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What is a good way to cluster point data by item counts in ArcGIS?

I have point features that have as an attribute an asset count. For instance, point A may have 3 assets whereas point B may have 300 assets. My goal is to have each point be in two categories: ...
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Is it possible to display two categorical symbolizes for two different attributes in one layer alongside each other in ArcMAP 10.1?

I have a road layer that I would like to display attribute_1 = "speed" on top of the line segment and attribute_2 = "traffic_volume" below the line segment. For each attribute I would like to setup ...
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Generate ArcGIS spatial bookmarks from feature envelope

Curious if anyone has some code that would rip through a feature class and generate a spatial bookmark for each feature's envelope. You could define a field in the feature to be the bookmark's name.
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Does arcpy.SearchCursor function support field indexing?

Does the arcpy.SearchCursor function support field indexing? In the sample script below, can I sent my cursor to loop through the values in the first field by setting an index to search the first ...
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Join is deleting fields in arcpy

I'm working on a script to automate the conversion of CAD .dwgs of rooms to feature classes, I'm nearing completion and am now working on the second portion of the script (I've seperated it into two ...
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Problem: Arcpy Graph function empty graph output

Background: I have some python code that I need help with parameter passing into the MakeGraph_management arcpy function. I would like to create a two-series vertical line graph for every pair of ...
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Is the FME Extension for ArcGIS required in order to use arcpy scripts in FME?

Is the FME Extension for ArcGIS required in order to use arcpy scripts in FME? I dont think it is but when i run a simple startup/shutdown script in FME I am getting these error messages. This ...
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'DEFeatureClass' vs. 'IFeatureClass'

I'm writing an ArcGIS 10.1 .pyt toolbox to accept a feature class as input (not a shapefile). Referencing ESRI's online guide to 'Geoprocessing Data Types of Parameters and Environments' [PDF ...
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Arcpy - change layer from sde connection to file geodatabase

We are copying data from our corporate office to field offices and we are creating a file geodatabase at these field offices. We are copying the layers that point to sde and they need to point to the ...
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Arcpy & ARCGIS10: Make netCDFRasterlayer, error attribute not found

I am trying to create a raster layer from a NetCDF File using Python. If I am using the Arcgis 10 Python window it works without issues. But executing the same script in Pythonxy gives the error: ...
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How to create an oriented buffer using arcpy?

I would like to create an oriented buffer for every polygon in my shapefile using arcpy. By oriented I mean that I have two angles a1 and a2 that constraint the direction of the buffer. This is ...
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ArcMap toolbox script with draw geometries parameter

I have an arcpy script in toolbox, that need one additional parameter to draw geometry(ies) which will work as a filter. I have done something similar using arcobjects using ...
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Change ArcGIS Server mapservice properties programmatically

I am weekly caching my ArcGIS Server mapservice tiles with help of a python script using the arcpy.ManageMapServerCacheTiles_server() command (ArcGIS 10.0, SP5). For whatever reason, this script fails ...
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nested SearchCursors to loop through two tables whilst adding rows and calculating fields

I'm trying to loop through each row in table "Sites_Copy" and look at "OID1" and "OID2". Then take these and loop through "BLPUs_PolygonNeighbors" and compare these to "src_OBJECTID" and ...
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Why would arcpy.Delete_management give ExecuteError: ERROR 000317: …dataset cannot be deleted?

arcpy.Delete_management(r'..dataset') returns ExecuteError: ERROR 000317: ...dataset cannot be deleted But it works in python interactive window... Anybody run into the same issue before?
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Use ArcPy to identify annotation reference scale?

I would like to retrieve the value of an annotation feature class reference scale using ArcPy (under ArcGIS 10.1). I cannot find where this property is stored (tried to access using the describe ...
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How to call ArcPy script from Windows Service? [closed]

I'd like to call arcpy script from Windows Service. Here (Calling arcpy/python from .NET?) I read that I can load python script. What do I need to load arcpy script?
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How to select among overlapping linear features by create date?

I have a table which has overlapping linear data; for example: A----------C and B---------C. Of these two records I would only like to return the record with the latest create date; in other ...
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arcpy.da.updatecursor to delete duplicate rows where values switch columns

I'm trying to dissolve polygons using polygon neighbors in arcgis 10.1, but don't want to use duplicate rows. However, the field values will switch when they're duplicated. If I run this: ...
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How to reference path to file that is in edit session from Python AddIn?

I am creating a Python addin button and I would like to reference the path to the layer that is currently in an edit session to the code in the addin button. This way users will be able to use the ...
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Arcpy Insert Cursor

The below code quits at the "cur = " line. Is it an error with arcpy module, my other scripts have worked with importing arcpy. I cannot determine if it is not recognizing the 'InsertCursor'. Any ...