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Arcpy module to read csv files and create polyline shapefiles

I am creating a module in arcpy that will loop through a folder with csv files in it. I have both of them written, and they work fine on my computer. However when I send them to anyone else they won't ...
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How to create .sat files for .jpg tiles

I want to create map overlays for a TomTom GPS. Relief shading, ortophoto etc as map background while navigating in Map View mode. Instructions for creating custom overlay can be found here So far ...
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Arcpy Update Cursor with Character Length

I am attempting to create an update cursor to concatenate fields of a parcel ID based on the amount of characters in the MAPNO field. This is important because the spacing between MAPNO and LOT of ...
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Creating an ArcGIS toolbox with an R script

I posted this over on another website but since I think it might be an issue with ArcGIS, I decided to post it here also. So I have the following script in R. in_params[[1]] represents the input CSV ...
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Buffer FID assignment using arcpy

When buffer analysis is performed on a polygon what determines the order of assignment for FID? This came up with the following: arcpy.Buffer_analysis(inFC, outFC_50, "50 Meters") arcpy....
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intermittent failures with SelectByLocation in an ArcPy addin

ArcGIS 10.2, Windows 10 this is the line that fails: arcpy.SelectLayerByLocation_management(WRS_layer, "INTERSECT", gridLayer, "", "NEW_SELECTION") The WRS_layer is in a file gdb, the gridLayer ...
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Convert Date Field to String Field Arcpy

I have a Date field in an ArcGIS file geodatabase feature class called "DateTemp1." I created a new text field called "DateTemp2" and want to calculate that based on the DateTemp1 field, but I am ...
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Difficulty in sorting selected features

My script is terribly underdeveloped, I am trying to select cities within a country and then order these cities by their "POP_RANK" = population rank. I am not sure whether to use a searchcursor or ...
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Trouble with if/raise SyntaxError and ArcPy?

I am having trouble because when I enter a get parameter it takes me to the correct city name but it displays my SyntaxError also, but I want the SyntaxError to just be displayed when a city name is ...
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Search and Update Cursor Automation: Avoid <Null> Values and Recognize Data Values

I am attempting to Search Cursor through a joined table. (I do not have access to the original separated tables) If the value of "COMPANY" and "DATE_" are then they will be skipped and it is ...
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Get nearest polygons in both sides of a polyline with arcpy

I have polyline shapes representing roads and another shape layer with polygons that are representing buildings. I have to find some way with ArcPy to measure the distance from a point within the ...
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How to retrieve the processed file name, file path and save the result in a csv file using arcpy?

We have a list of feature-classes which are in multiple gdb's in multiple folders. This code is opening the csv and doing "GetCount_management" for the listed feature_classes alone and printing the ...
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count if a row value is within a dynamic range?

I am after doing a COUNTIFS in python. I need to check each row ± 250 with other rows and if this row is between that range then count 1, then next row, .. and do the same thing. and if there are any, ...
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Installing third party python libraries in ArcGIS location

I'm running ArcMap 10.2.2 for desktop and have Python 2.7 installed as part of the software package. I'm trying to get the pyexcel and xlutils libraries installed. I ran a script to find the path of ...
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Update Cursor: Unable to populate specific field

I am attempting to create a loop to recognize the entry/exit point of a pipe to/from a structure by associating it with a North, South, East, or West direction and then populate the corresponding ...
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Trouble Completing City Selecting tool

I am working on trying to create a tool which would allow me to type in any city name (in this cause European cities), and zoom into that city. My script will run but nothing is selected. I don't know ...
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Delete table rows in non-spatial database using arcpy

Working on a python script that does a bit of spatial analysis on a few layers, a spatial join of those layers, and then pulls data from a couple of other tables and holds them all in an in_memory ...
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Error in <module> arcpy.SelectLayerByLocation_management [duplicate]

I am writing a Python code and have trouble adding a layer to the program. I face this problem below: Traceback (most recent call last): File "G:\arcpy workspace\python learning codes\loc.py", line ...
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Getting NameError when using Cursors to read vertex coordinates in ArcPy? [closed]

I am new to python and having trouble Looping each feature in the new polygon shapefile, then use geometry cursors to read vertex coordinates of this lake polygon, identify the city that is the ...
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Confusion over arcpy.Describe() properties?

Can someone clarify the meaning of the 'fullPropsRetrieved'and 'metadataRetrieved' properties of a Describe object within ArcPy. In particular my confusion is regarding the definitions provided on ...
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How to make an arcpy tool to take multiple inputs csv/text lists, instead of a single input?

It's been only few days that i've been working in python environment. Based on this code, i've been trying to batch few process for our QAQC task's. At certain times, like when i use Describe.(...
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Python Script GetParameterAsText?

I am writing a python script to be added to a toolbox and I do not know how to call an existing tool to be a parameter. import geocoder ##geocoding library import csv import arcpy ##...
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Changing single character in attribute table with ArcPy?

I was trying to speed up my data processing, and I was wondering, which would be the python code, that could browse through my shapefiles, and find special single characters (which I define) in ...
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Extracting projection details for TAB files from multiple folders using arcpy's describe spatial reference?

I am trying to extract projection details of vector files (it might be a tab or shp file) in multiple subfolders using arcpy's describe.SpatialReference. If i run this code, i am getting this error. I'...
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Python Script to apply the Northing and Easting of a photo center .shp file to a tiff. [duplicate]

I have a group of tiffs I want to georeference. I have the photo centers for each of the tiffs but they are not linked. After looking at the comments I believe there would be a way to take the ...
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Updating Field to Calculated Variable using Arcpy

I'm trying to use the updateCursor to insert a calculated value in the correct field. However, I keep on receiving an execution error. I think it is an easy fix, but I am new to arcpy and cannot ...
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Changing Query Layer's SQL Expression with Python

I use query layers in ArcMap 10.4. The maps need to be done/repeated periodically. The easiest way is to copy the map, change the source's SQL expression (e.g. from select * from TABLE where Period = '...
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Append tool Error “WARNING 000594”

I am trying to migrate a dataset from one fileGDB to another using the Append tool. When running a few features get copied over however the rest get the following error: “WARNING 000594”: Input ...
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(Arcpy) read values from a txt file and convert the data into a shapefile

I´m a beginner at python programming and wanted to start with a litte and hopefully simple project. I tried to read float values out of a textfile and write them into a shapefile. The program is ...
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ArcGIS Server - Can python GP services returns json data to client through REST?

Can python GP services returns json data to client through REST? Imagine I have a python GP service that creates buffers around points and then merge the polygons together. I would like to send the ...
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Calculate visibility with polygonal visual barriers

I have the raster file for my digitial elevation model as well as a polygon shapefile with polygons representing different kinds of environments (forest, field, meadow, etc), and wouldlike to ...
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Iterating a model that contains values too low [closed]

Beginner Python programmer here, I have exported my Model Builder model from ArcGIS to Python. What I am trying to do is provide some kind of clause saying "if the data selected has less than 2 ...
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Creating a subselection with arcpy

I want to do the following: from a point layer's table, 1) grab all GEBID (an attribute) and create a list(1) with unique GEBIDs 2) iterate through the list(1) in a loop:   2a) stuff all features ...
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Create feature datasets from group layer name

Is it possible to create feature dataset, based on the name from group layers. I have two separate codes, one for finding out the names of group layers, and other to create feature datasets. >>...
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How do I get arcpy.Select_analysis to skip conditions that don't exist

I have data from 2007 to 2015 of various animals that I'm trying to break up by year and name. I wrote a little for loop that goes through all the items in my attribute table (gps_points). The ...
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Background color changes when projecting a raster with ArcGIS 10.4

I'm using the Project Raster tool via arcpy: arcpy.ProjectRaster_management( in_raster = clipped_raster, out_raster = projected_clipped_raster, out_coor_system = ...
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os module can't find time files were created, because “system can't find file specified”

I have ~200 layers in a Map Document, and I am trying to find the dates that these layers were created on (so I can export to database later). Some of these layers are housed in groups and sub-groups ...
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Reference Items in Generated List for Multiple Record Selection and Iterate

I'm new to Python and am having trouble with a list of all things. The data I am currently working with consists of multiple road segments (contained in 'STREETNAME' field) each of which has a ...
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Versioning in ArcGis? [closed]

I create 2 replica by tool CreateReplica_management. This tool return 2 mdb: A.mdb with feature class FC1, FC2. B.mdb with feature class FC1, FC2. First user edit FC1 from A.mdb Second user edit FC2 ...
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Automatic point plotting in ArcGIS from thresholded image [closed]

I would like to know whether it is possible to plot points automatically on a map in ArcGIS by using a raster file as a reference. The image below would represent an example of line that comes from ...
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Get List of manualy selected features on MXD and run script on selected features : [closed]

Using arcgis 10.3, I trying to write code that when i do selection on layer manualy on MXD (not in the script) and run the script, the script need to run just on the selected features. I have tried - ...
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How to georeference *.tiff to a given feature geometry automatically?

I´ve got the task to georeference an tiff image to the referencing polygon footprint (Polygon). I have found a lot of ways to do get the footprint from a raster but I could not find a way to use ...
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Global name "fc' not defined?

First, I'm trying to call a function from a module (final_functions) I created in a separate script. However I receive the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\Python27\...
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Python Addin - Disable Toolbar in Layout View

I'm trying to disable a toolbar with nested menus and buttons when an mxd is in layout view, but it's not working. I also get no output in the ArcGIS python window when I switch to layout view. ...
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Clip each layer in mxd with Arcpy

In the arcpy window in arcgis, I'm trying to: iterate through each layer in an mxd clip the layer to a shapefile (also in the mxd) export each clipped layer to a geodatabase, with the name of each ...
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Multiple rename shapefiles and feature classes in python

I have multiple shapefiles, in different sources (D:\GIS\Folder A", "D:\GIS_Temp\Name". And some of them have space in their name (File X, File Y, etc). What should be the code that could rename all ...
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Having two input feature layers and derived output feature layer in ArcGIS Python Toolbox tool?

I'm unable to find an example of an ArcGIS Python Toolbox similar to the one I'm trying to get to work. The standalone python script works beautifully. Turning it into a Python Toolbox so I can use ...
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Select by frequency

I've got a number of shapefiles with some redundant data. I'm looking for a way to select where a single attribute occurs more than a certain number of times (in this case four) and remove them from ...
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Script slow because of conditional statements

I have created a Python addin for ArcMap. It has two comboboxes. Combobox1: Search for facility by name. If there is one facility with that name the mxd zooms to the selected extent. Combobox2: ...
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How to run in background an .exe program withArcGIS? [closed]

I am working with the ArcGIS program that reads Python language. For that I've already implement scripts as script tool on the ArcGIS. Now I need to run in background an exe program "gams". Is it ...