A site-package created by Esri to expose many ArcObjects to Python.

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Intersection point of polygon and the line created by two points ArcPy

I have polygon layer. I selected the most distant vertex from centroid (picture: point A). (How to do that is in the answer here: Select the most distant vertex from polygon's centroid using ...
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Recomendations about graphic interface for arcpy/python script

I have done some scripting using arcpy and python, and I want to make some interface to select some .shp. What are the best graphic tool for python to make this? I dont need high detailed graphics.
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arcpy.mapping.ListLayers() without calling current mxd document

my question is how can I use the arcpy.mapping.ListLayers() function without calling the current mxd? I'm hoping to run the python script without having an ArcMap document open. My setsymbology code ...
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Issues in projection while defining data frame extent by coordinates

I'm trying to set the following coordinates to a dataframe: custom_extent = {1:-87.678956, 2: -87.611652, 3:41.867129, 4:41.954932} where 1 is key for XMin, 2 is key for XMax, 3 is key for YMin, ...
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Creating Multiple Field Indexes Using Arcpy

I want to create a code that will take a feature class' fields and create indexes for each of them (because it is tedious to do it by hand). I'm trying to use arcpy.ListFields to get the fields and ...
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Pyscripter and arcpy not working together

I have installed pysripter on my machine and am not able to run any arcpy scripts from it despite being able to import arcpy. Models that work in model builder do not transition to pyscripter here is ...
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Exporting multiple map pages from list of apns

I use the code below to export two maps with different layers active for a single apn. The problem is I have a large list of APNs to go through so plugging in each apn at a time isn't really feasible. ...
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How to search by attribute using each row with Python?

I am trying to write a script to select each individual neighborhood using one FC, then use select by location to see the number of lots from another FC that are in the neighborhood and store that ...
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Updating Cursor to Include Newly Created Features

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and python to create cursor that starts at the one and only row of a polyline shapefile, some code runs to create a new feature based on the position of the exisiting feature, ...
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ArcGIS Execute error - Cannot Delete - May be locked

I have a problem deleting rasters from an outputfolder if I run the same script 2 times, because the code of my script is very long I tried to narrow down the possible problems by writing this little ...
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Invalid MXD Filename error in one script, but not the other

I have created 2 geometric trace models for a project, one to pick a spot on the network and run an isolation, and the other to choose from a list of buildings, then then run a trace to find features ...
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Field Calculator Python Issues [closed]

How can I adapt the following expression in the ArcGIS field calculator? Below is the python code: import arcpy fc = "2014_2" keyField = "ID_segment" affectedField = "KKN2" maxVal = 2500 cnt = 1 ...
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Copying similar files from geodatabases into single geodatabase using ArcPy?

I'm trying to copy files form multiple geodatabses into a single database. I'm looking for two subclasses. Here's the code so far, it isolates the feature classes but when I try to run the search ...
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How do I transform values using a dictionary or lookup table?

I'm reading rows (~20 fields per row) from a database using a SearchCursor and placing them into an array. Then, I loop over the array and use an InsertCursor to insert them into a Feature Class in a ...
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Select the most distant vertex from polygon's centroid using ArcPy

I have a poligon and the polygon's centroid. I want to select the most distant vertex from centroid (picture: point A). I used arcpy.FeatureVerticesToPoints_management to create a feature class ...
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how to apply automatically current visualization option in NetCDF files using arcpy.mapping?

I am trying to create a time series animation automatically from NetCDF files, containing each file monthly data for the whole planet for periods of 10 years. I am writing a python script that reads ...
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Group contiguous polygons by sum of values [duplicate]

I have a polygon layer of watersheds (N = 1950) for South Africa. Within each watershed is a value (number of people; POPULATION field). I need to find a way to automatically group contiguous ...
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How to auto-increment attribute fields using cursors and conditional statements?

I am trying to create unique IDs for an attribute named "FACILITYID" (str) and have got a ton of help from related posts and online python tutorials. I selected the rows I wished to create unique ID's ...
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Specific Feature Copying

I'm trying to write a script to copy multiple feature classes from two different databases into a single database, but I want to be able to specity what features I actually want. I know I need to use ...
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How to handle text that needs to stay same for multiple maps but change according to attribute table

As with most things Esri, there's likely a few ways to approach my issue, so hoping someone has a good suggestion that doesn't require python or mystic incantations. I am currently on 10.0 but will ...
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How do I create points in a Feature Class from a database table?

I have a destination (Feature Class): C:/Users/XXX/Documents/ArcGIS/ABC.gdb/SamplePoints I have a database table in the same file geodatabase that contains my source point data. I have columns with ...
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Creating Branching Python Script, Based on Whether Feature Classes Exists or Not?

What I would like to do is create a script that checks the existence of a feature class and, depending whether it does or not does, skip to different process. This would need to be implemented in ...
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Getting version of connected database using ArcPy?

I wrote a toolbox script that allows a user to append points from a text file to a feature class. The user picks a text file and a feature class from a database he is connected to, the script then ...
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How can I show a label for a certain field in an attribute table for a shapefile?

names = ["Schools"] layers = arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd, "*", df) for layer in layers: if layer.name == "Schools": layer.showLabels = True My code labels the default field in the attributes ...
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Saving fields after a raster join with python arcgis

I am working on a raster processing script in which i join a categorical raster with a table that includes some extra data on each category. After much hassle, I have the join working, but I can't ...
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Changing field values using arcpy

Say I want to make my field buff_dist longer than by 400ft, I want to write a code that will go through the table and change the field value by adding 400ft to it's value. How would I write that? I ...
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Adding descriptions to feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy

I am trying to populate the properties of a feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy. In the past I have been given geodatabases with features classes that already have their property descriptions ...
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Joining dBase (*.dbf) table to Coverage?

I have a dbf table and a polygon coverage. How do I join and save the joined data to the coverage without exporting to feature class and then re-creating a coverage in python? I have been looking at ...
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Arcpy script not working

I am very new to developing tool boxes using ArcPy on ArcGIS 10.2. I have written the code down to the execution stage but I am hooked up there. It is a basic code for band difference operation. ...
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How do SearchCursors sort records

How do arcpy searchcursors sort records if there is no 'sort_field' specified? It seems, on the surface, to sort ascending by the primary key. However, I don't want to base my script around this ...
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Export individual Mapbook pages to PDF

I would like to take a ArcMap mapbook and export each individual page to a PDF named for the page and/or GridID. I've never messed with Python... But I see that the arcpy.mapping module should do ...
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Specify the NoData pixel from 255 to a lower value pixel value

I have a series of raster files (tif) that extracted using a particular shapefile. However, the output files became much larger (from 2 MB to 200MB). The NoData is now equivalent to pixel value of 255 ...
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How is the Python IDE aware of arcpy?

I'm using PyCharm 4 for some Python scripting. When I type import arcpy I can immediately start using items within the arcpy namespace, like the environment & workspace objects. How does the ...
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Does arcpy.GetParameterAsText() have a data type?

import arcpy # Retrieve input parameters inX = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) inY = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(1) inDescription = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(2) incidentsFC = "C:/Data/Yakima/Incidents.shp" ...
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Script and model crashes after first iteration

I have a python script which dies after the first iteration. It dies on the second feature class to coverage. This also happened in modelbuilder, which is why I went to python hoping it would go away. ...
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Scripting Custom data setup functionality of Business Analyst using ArcPy?

Is it possible to script the "Custom Data Setup" functionality in the "Business Analyst" extension in ArcGIS using ArcPy? This functionality basically allows one to create a "Business Analyst ...
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Returning list of field names in joined table using ArcPy?

I need to look at all the fields in a joined table performed through arcpy. I am instigating for fields in arcpy.Listfields(Feature): print fields but it is returning a large list of: ...
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Getting number as parameter to use in SQL expression leads to ExecuteError: ERROR 000358?

In my script I am using the Select tool (arcpy.Select_analysis) and in the SQL expression, I want to use a number that I call in as a parameter. I have trying to script it like: subsize = ...
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Geoprocessing service fails if output paramter is empty

I have made a network isolation model that lets the user pick a point on the network to simulate a pipe 'failure'/section that needs to be isolated and finds all valves that need to be turned and ...
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Importing large number of shapefiles into feature class using ArcPy with column mapping?

I'd like to write an ArcPy script to import a large number of shapefiles into an EXISTING feature class. I also need to be able to perform column mappings as there may be different column names. I ...
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Create feature class/layer with data in python list

I want to programmatically add a layer to an MXD. The data for the layer is a list of tuples. From I what see, I need to create a feature class with this data (called invalidDataList) Below is what I ...
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ArcPy Table to Table Conversion Not Working Correctly

I have a script which writes the lat/lng of a json web service of bus routes. The script writes the latitude and longitude to a CSV correctly. However my table to table conversion does not work ...
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Error message trying to merge Shapefiles in Python

I try to merge all Shapefiles from one folder together into one, using this: shapeList = arcpy.ListFeatureClasses() print shapeList for fc in shapeList: if fc == "*domain*": ...
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Finding the Python script used by a custom toolbar button in ArcMap

I've been asked by somebody at work to design a toolbar add-in that works just the same as an existing one, but with a different set of data. However, the person who wrote the original add-in for him ...
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How to count point shp inside polygon shp using Python?

This is my first time here, so I'll try to be as specific as I can. What I'm trying to do is found out which polygon contains the most points and write the result in a text file. Here is my script : ...
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Issue with using arcpy.GetParameter and arcpy.GetParameterAsText to write layer source to text file

I am trying to get a Map Document and (a new) text file as user defined parameters, in order to write to the text file a list of layer sources. The text file is then suppose to open once complete. ...
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errors after installing 64 bit background geoprocessing on ArcGIS desktop 10.2.2

I installed 64 bit background geoprocessing on my ArcGIS 10.2.2 and then changed my pythonpath to "C:\Python27\ArcGISx6410.2" so that my code can benefit from the 64bit. then I had to install a 64b ...
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Eliminate in Arcpy

I am attempting to move away from Coverages. One of the tools we have did a great job of eliminating slivers from our datasets based on hard and soft boundaries for elimination rulesets; howver, it is ...
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Creating Automated Upload Script

I have a bit of a complex scenario that I'm unsure how to put together into one model or script file. What I'm doing is creating service definition files then uploading these SD files to a server. ...
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Using ArcPy to Remove Join?

I am trying to remove a join in arcpy and have been all over the forums and help topics but cannot get my script to remove the join. I have tried many combinations of inputs to the remove join but to ...