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How do I enumerate the messages in arcpy.GetMessages()?

Messages are present in GetMessages() but it's a formatted string. I want to add some of my own newlines and alter the content on a per-message basis. How do I access the individual messages in ...
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Create Multiple Feature Layer and Add to MXD

I am really stuck with this one and cannot seems to get the code to execute. Every time I do so, I get the error: Input Features: Dataset [u'Test1'.....] does not exist or is not supported. My guess ...
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Can multiprocessing with arcpy be run in a script tool?

I have been tinkering around with the multiprocessing module to resolve some processing of data in ArcMap 10.3. I have created a script which works fine if I run it in IDLE. I see all my cores max ...
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Exporting list of tables contained in *.mdb with ArcPy gives Indentation Error?

I'd like to export to excel each of the tables in a .mdb database as separate .xml files. The code works until the last line which gives an unexpected indentation error, and I'm also struggling with ...
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Concatenating fields while also replacing values within certain stings [closed]

I am trying to use python to concatenate multiple fields in a polygon layer. Specifically, I am attempting to combine the values of four fields into one: EXPCODE = !MATRIX! & !PLANT! & !PCT! ...
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trying to build world file for images based off extent rectangle generated from centroid in python

I have centroids for map images which I would like to georeference quickly and rougly via python script, using arcpy. I know the dimensions of the images, the dpi, scale, rotation and the coordinate ...
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Running Select results in error 000210

I'm trying to run SELECT in order to extract specific features under "CLASS_NAME", but continue getting "ERROR 000210: Cannot create output". I've searched though other questions with the same ...
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Arcpy reclassify label display issue

I have been looking for about 2 days and I can't seem to figure out or find a work around for the symbology labels after a reclassify when trying to automate maps. I run the following code and it is ...
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Alter Fields in multiple feature classes in multiple workspaces

I have 22 geodatabases all in one folder. Each gdb has two feature classes. For each feature class, I need to rename a few of the fields. I've had success with this code, but it only works for each ...
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Automate Exporting of Rasters Using Renderer in ArcGIS

It is possible to export rasters in ArcMap by right clicking the layer-> Data-> Export: You can then click 'Use Renderer' check box to ensure the image you export uses the current ...
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Referencing layer in Table of Contents using ArcPy?

I'm looking for the best way to reference a layer in the TOC using arcpy and, if it is possible, that is different than the following: mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") df = ...
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Exporting gdb tables to excel in folder containing gdb?

So i have several folders which each contain a gdb. Now, I export the attribute tables of polygon feature classes using the following code (probably could use some optimization): folder = ...
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Failed to execute (ExtractByMask)

I use ExtractByMask of arcpy to isolate to subset the provinces of the Philippines. I do it with this code. import arcpy from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa import * ...
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Running Python script in Task Scheduler— Script will not run

I have a script which I wish to run on a regular monthly basis without me needing to open and run the it. I have referred to every web page I can find on Windows Task Scheduler and followed their ...
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Python encoding error in ArcPy

I am writing a JSON file, as string input, using python, into a .json file in the file system. However I am getting the following error sometimes and I don't know why. Any ideas? ...
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Arcpy.Buffer_Analysis Does Not Create Feature Class

import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = r'c:\data' fcs = str(raw_input('Please enter the layers you would like to buffer: ')) dist = str(raw_input('What would you like your buffer distance to be? ')) ...
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ImportError: DLL load failed: %1 is not a valid Win32 application

In my system python 26 is installed for arcgis10.0 and python 27 for 64bit is installed. Both are working fine individually. Now, i want to import arcpy from python window, but failed. Now the error ...
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Reclassification of raster

Is there a better way to do this? I'm trying to create a script that will change classifications of a raster to: 0 for: 0,7-9,15-20,40,62-63,73,78-87,89-130,132-151,153-175,177-203,215,228,251-253 ...
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Geodatabase affecting outcome

Why does my naming convention change depending on where the output is saved? When I save this to a .gdb, the name of the output is "tif", not final_mosaic.tif. When I save the same output to a ...
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Clipping a Raster into 5x5(25) equal tiles through the use of arcpy?

I am curious to find our if there is a way to create a python code that enables you to clip a raster into equal parts example: 5x5(25) tiles with the use of arcpy? From what I can think of you would ...
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How do I lookup a value in a list?

I have a list of points populated with a da.SearchCursor. This list is used to lookup additional values from the next step. This would be akin to SQL join. listOfPoints= [] with ...
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ArcPy Script to update LYR data source not identifying all layers in folder

I've put together a script that for the most part works as intended - to walk through a series of folders, find SDE layer files and update their data source to direct connects if the layers support ...
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ClipRaster with three inputs

1) How can I clip raster with checked "Use Input Features for Clipping Geometry? I don't want to specify X, Y Min/Max for the Output Extent. I want to run a simple Clip Raster script that includes 3 ...
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SaveToLayerFile failed - “value is not a layer”

Tried doing a SaveToLayerFile on a layer in a workspace, but it confusingly says it's not a layer. I know it is a layer because the script can access lyr properties (e.g. name) and all of the ...
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Loop exits after 100 count while creating domains using python [closed]

I am trying to create domains on feature class or table class by reading a table which holds all look up information. Following is example code for what I am doing: tableIndex = ...
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Adding extra characters to elements in a list [closed]

I am trying to create a script that automates the generation of a MXD. It does this by the user copying and pasting several variables, running a definition query and exporting an MXD. I can get the ...
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Using arcpy outside the arcmap

I want to use some arcpy function outside arc map i used following code but it ends up with error no module named arcpy can anyone help import sys sys.path.append("D:\Installed ...
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Arcpy save command giving errors

I've been trying to get this to work but for some reason it just keeps failing. Here is a very simplified version of my script: import arcpy arcpy.CheckOutExtension("spatial") #Spatial Analyst ...
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Print values of a field in arcgis using python [closed]

I am pretty new at python scripting and I am trying to print values of a field to screen. My code is that import arcpy layer = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) arcpy.AddMessage('Layer Name : '+layer) ...
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script to Determine Parcel Neighbors [duplicate]

I have a layer of Plots Urban planner I want to fill the neighborhood north and south, east and west of each piece fields i need script to Determine Parcel Neighbors using PYTHON
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How to create proprietary tools for ArcGIS?

I want to build a some tools for ArcGIS. Toolboxes that I've seen are open source and run the scripts that reside in their src folder. However, I don't want to release the source code. After some ...
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How do I import specific fields from a shapefile?

Using arcpy, how do I import only select fields from a shapefile? Or, if I must import the entire shapefile, how do I delete certain fields after import?
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Parameters not valid in batch Alter field Arcpy

I am trying to perform a batch of Altering field names through a stand alone python script using Arcpy but it seems I am making a basic mistake in my python code. Using a list I refer to the original ...
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When importing a shapefile, resulting field name in feature class contains schema and table name

I'm using the following snippet to import a shapefile into a SDE feature class. arcpy.CopyFeatures_management(inputShapefile, outputFeatureClassName) where inputShapefile is a shapefile on a mapped ...
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AddLayertoGroup

I've been using ArcGIS 10.0 to create arcpy scripts. Now that I'm using ArcGIS 10.2, I try to run those scripts in the new environment but I get some errors. One of them is the following one, that I ...
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The truth value of a raster is ambiguous. Invalid use of raster with Boolean operator or function.

I'm having trouble with an if/else statement in my for loop. I have a raster Vmax with a constant value, another raster V which has a value of 0 in the beginning and will change during execution of ...
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ArcGIS OSMLoader arcpy .encode error

I am trying to load a geofabrick .bz2 file into a file geodatabase using the OSM Simple Loader tool from http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=15137 However it fails each time at this line: ...
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Updating the Z value within an XYZ.txt file

Following a post from a few weeks ago: Creating polygon from 2 txt files (Parent ID + Coordinates) and thanks to the help and code, the script works very well. Now I need to reverse the process in ...
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Is it possible to run ArcToolbox without ArcMap?

I am following the accepted answer for the question: Batch conversion of netCDF to Raster in ArcGIS using Python, obviously, to convert netcdfs. The code taken from the above answer (pasted below) ...
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Object: Createobject Layer Invalid Data Source

I'm using a tool made for ArcGIS, however I keep getting this error (see picture). I do not know any python code and I'm trying to get this script to run. # Import system modules import sys, ...
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Print webmap to geospatial pdf

I am looking for a solution for this with no success using: result = arcpy.mapping.ConvertWebMapToMapDocument(Web_Map_as_JSON, templateMxd) AND arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF(mxd, Output_File, ...
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Python tool won't stop running— Not an infinite loop issue

I'm having trouble with a python script. It is essentially a near duplicate of another script which is running fine-- it is using different files, but apart from that the tools used and the order in ...
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Arcpy script or other method for points in polygon per participant

Is there an Arcpy script or another way that I could use to find out the number of GPS points falling within each participant’s home neighbourhood as defined by an 800 meter network buffer around the ...
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Layer to kml conversion tool does not generate any output when used with graphics layer

I want to use the layer to kml tool to convert the data of a graphics layer to kml. The tool expects a layer : "The feature or raster layer or layer file (.lyr) to be converted to KML." Despite the ...
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Creating a desktop GIS with arcpy analysis [closed]

What is the problem with this code? I want to make a desktop GIS with this code in ArcPy. Can anyone help me?
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How can i create points per 10 and 100 meters for several lines with ArcPy?

I have 10 lines and i want to generate points per 10 and 100 meters for each one of them. In ArcGis there is the tool construct points(COGO) but is not scriptable. Is there any suggestion? Also i ...
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How can I test for exclusive access to the scratch gdb?

I have an application that uses the scratch geodatabase. Upon completion of our work, we delete the scratch geodatabase. The next time our app runs, scratch gets recreated automatically. How do I test ...
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Create KML from MXD that contains map service layers like feature layers

How can I create a KML (tools suggestion), provided that I have a map (.mxd) file which layers are service layers of hosted services and not local data coming from a geodatabase. I know that the map ...
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Retrieve locally the data of an mxd that are contained in sevice layers and recreate a new mxd with static data (not coming from service)

I want to get/dowload the data contained in a map service and recreate a new mxd file with static (not retrieved from a service) data. I am interested for data coming from feature and graphic layers. ...
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Loop for exporting shapefiles from an existing shapefile

I have a pnt shp with 50 pnts. I want to export each one of it in a separate shapefile with arcpy writting a loop. My problem is that i want the output name i create has a different name, e.g. for ...