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MakeQueryTable_management

When I run this code, it says "An invalid SQL statement was used". Any idea what does it mean? import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace ="C:/RG/Projects/CriticalDataNetwork/CDEC.gdb" try: ...
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How to access Esri ArcPy modules from Enthought Canopy?

I have ArcGIS 10.1 running on my windows system and I have also installed the new 32-bit Canopy Express Enthought Python Distribution. Is it possible to load and use the Esri ArcPy modules from ...
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Bulk convert DBF to CSV in a folder ArcGIS 10.1 using Python

I would like to convert 1000 dbf files to CSV. All dbf files are in one folder and they have sequential names (S:\output_tables\tcb1.dbf, S:\output_tables\tcb2.dbf, S:\output_tables\tcb3.dbf, up to ...
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How can a script tool share (dynamic) variables among different modules?

I'm running a python script from the toolbox window (as a script tool). I have a second python (tkinter) module that I use as an input interface. Now, I know that the script tool can call the ...
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Converting Vertices of Polylines and Polygons to Points and Maintain Attributes

I'm pretty sure someone has done this before, but I'm having no luck. I'm using ArcGIS Standard version 10.2.1 and I want to convert all the vertices of a polyline or polygon to points. Essentially, ...
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How come “Zoom to Polygon” always puts me in the middle of Nebraska?

This is an issue related to this question I'd asked a few days ago. I've got that code working, to an extent. Every time, though, that I double click on one of the Polygons in the attribute table that ...
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Maximum length of path using arcpy? [on hold]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1. When I try to run the script it gives me this error message. ExecuteError: Failed to execute. Parameters are not valid. ERROR 000732: Input Data: Dataset 'Q:\Field Data\6th ...
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Merging features with arcpy + use of “in_memory” [on hold]

I am working with layer of parcels and I'm writing a script (to convert into an add-in button) that essentially recreates the functionality of the Merge tool from the Editor toolbar. Basically, the ...
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How do I filter the layers that show for my input feature layer parameter for a custom tool?

When creating a custom tool using a Python script, is there a way to only show layers that, for example, contain a certain word? For the drop down of the input polygon feature, I only want layers to ...
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How to copy an SDE geodatabase to a file geodatabase using Python?

I would like to make an exact copy (domains, feature datasets, feature classes, etc.) of an SDE database to a file geodatabase. I have tried several possibilities, including: using the Copy (Data ...
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How to perform Tool Validation in Python Toolbox?

I'm trying to make sure there is no '-' in the output filename, and if there is, to set an error (circle with the red 'X') so that the tool can't be run, and have a tooltip that explains the issue. ...
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Using 'construct points' on all lines in a shapefile (arcpy)

I need to use the editing tool 'Construct Points' on several shapefiles that each have ~1300 polylines. I need to do this to create points every 1km along each of the polylines, which represent the ...
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After ArcGIS 10.2.1 update, Arcpy 64 bit import Error

I've updated my ArcGIS desktop version from 10.2 to 10.2.1 and have noticed that when I run the 64 bit version of IDLE I now get an error when trying to import arcpy: Python 2.7.3 (default, Apr 10 ...
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Error with Python Script tool for ArcGIS 10.2

I am trying to create an ArcGIS map tool that includes creating TINS and uses parameters. This tool works fine when taking the data from shapefiles, but when I use map layers, which is what I want it ...
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How do I check spatial reference on all parameters during Tool Validation?

How do I check spatial reference on all parameters during Tool Validation? Just looking for recommendations. Here is what I have already. This must work with existing validation. import arcpy class ...
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ArcPy - Add Layer from Cursor Selection

I am trying to add layers from the fields of a reference layer using select by location and a cursor. Also, want to prompt the user with a message box asking if they want to add the selected by ...
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Why might Python Script be Crashing Inconsistently on ArcPy Batch LayerToKML script?

I put together a script to take a TIGER shapefile of all census tracts in a state, select the census tracts by each county, and export them into individual county-level kml files. The problem is that ...
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Is it possible to interrupt Select Layer By Location when first feature selected?

I´ve got a point feature class with some 7.000.000 points and I´m trying to check if any of these points is simply intersected by several polygon feature classes using 'for' loop and ...
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How to compare features of two different geodatabases using ArcPy?

I would like to use the feature compare tool in arcpy two compare the contents of two different workspaces. I wrote this code for this purpose. Unfortunately I´m getting any output although there some ...
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How to write Process Dialog log information to text file in ArcGIS?

I have created a custom model. When this model is run, it shows a process dialog which has some log information. I want to write that log information into the text file for further analysis. Does ...
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Out of memory when calculating loop in ArcGIS 10.2 with Python 2.7

I am quite new to scripting for ArcGIS, so don't mind the styling and layout. I am trying to calculate 600.000 routes by looping a network analyst route analysis. The script extracts two pointID's ...
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Python add-in won't buffer from output layer

I have a simple add-in script for Arcmap 10.1 to create a toolbar, select a layer from a drop down list of the current layers in the project, buffer that layer four-miles, then use the resulting ...
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Select and copy features in ArcMap using Python add-in tool

I'm trying to add a tool to an add-in toobar to select features from an existing feature class and copy them across to another feature class. I need two tools, one for a point and one for a rectangle. ...
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How to buffer a point in a Python Add-In by ArcMap's selection tolerance?

In this answer to another Python add-in question I suggested supplying a search_distance to the SelectLayerByLocation function in order to allow points and lines to be selected by an intersecting ...
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Clip data and add layer to second dataframe using python Add-In

I want to clip a layer from data frame 1 and add it to the data frame 2 using the following script. But instead it just add all grids to current data frame 1 and don't update data frame 2. Please ...
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Refresh combo box in add-in

I've got an add-in with a combo box and want to refresh the list in the combo box after an event in one of the other tools in the same add-in toolbar. Can I call the combo box somehow to refresh it ...
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Calculate Field using Esri Python Addin

I am trying to select a polygon then it must automatically change (calculate) the status to "C". The tool seems to work in the background but nothing actually happens (the status is not updated). I ...
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How to get an attribute of the selected feature and pass it into a URL?

As a total Novice with Python, I thought 2 weeks would be enough time to learn how to build some tools for our GIS... I was wrong and I'm running up on a deadline. I am attempting to get a value ...
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Is it possible to store a default symbology layer in an arcpy add-in?

Since arcpy is limited in how symbology can be manipulated, I was curious to know if a symbology layer can be stored in an arcpy add-in. Does anyone know if it is possible to store a .lyr file, or ...
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How to use 'remap' in reclassify tool code in ArcGIS Python Toolbox

I am making a reclassify tool in ArcGIS python toolbox (.pyt) ... I am able to use the remap datatype but am not able to parse the information present in Remap in the Reclassify function's third ...
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Accessing arcpy functions from IronPython

I made a few python scripts to automatically optimize and publish my data.. Now i'm thinking about writing a .NET program to manage and run these scripts: the obvious way is invoking them in a ...
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How to rotate and move polygons to different angles using ModelBuilder (or ArcPy)?

I have a few thousand polygons (all square) that I need to rotate to various angles that are in the attribute table, and then move so that each polygon gets moved 3/4 up from the original centroid, ...
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Why does clip only return the top polygon?

I'm running the command below on a data set with many stacked polygons. This is a county standard so I can't change the way they manage their data. Each type of polygon can be uniquely identified ...
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Change field map properties in ArcMap

I am trying to import csv files in ArcGIS to do a join. However, some of the fields are identified as double, some as long and some as long. Therefore the join results in bunch of columns with NULL ...
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Using Python for Polygon Neighbors Analysis in ArcGIS 10.1: Script producing erroneous results

I'm struggling with a python script that is supposed to calculate a field for a polygon feature class. The calculation is of the average of a field value (P_TOT_DEV) for each of a given polygon's ...
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intersect zip python

I try to change the python script ExtractData to do the intersection., but until now I fails to do so. i change the funtion : clip_analysis by intersect_analysis. i change also the parameters: ...
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arcApplySymbologyFromLayer w/out adding to map

Is there a way to apply symbology from layer without adding to map. I have heard there an environment setting that may allow this? I am trying to both apply symbology and add layer at position in a ...
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Export table to X,Y,Z ASCII file via arcpy

I'm looking for a way to export an ArcGIS table (created with the Sample command) to a text file via arcpy. I can do this in ArcGIS via the context menu by right-clicking the table, but have not found ...
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Why is Mosaic or Mosaic To New Image causing a 1-pixel gap between adjacent images?

I have a series of adjacent PNG images, and I'm trying to merge/mosaic them into a single seamless image. The images have clean "cuts" between them, with no overlaps. However, when I use either the ...
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How to calculate polyline azimuth or polyline direction?

I am looking for a Python code block to calculate azimuth per each polyline feature. So far I have been able to use the following Python code to calculate bearing: 180 + math.atan2(( ...
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How to convert all values in all fields of table to upper case using ArcPy & Python?

Does anyone know how to use the .upper() in a stand alone python script so it can be used to change all characters in a table into UPPER case? I don't want to use the field calculator since I have ...
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Min value (OD Cost Matrix)

I have an attribute table with columns that I have gained from running an OD Cost Matrix. In one column named "Total Minutes" I will select the lowest value (the shortest route). Then I will create a ...
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arcpy absolute file path failing with AddLayer()

I have the following code: import arcpy.mapping as mapping mxd = mapping.MapDocument("current") print mxd.title df = mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd)[0] print df.name layer = ...
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Transfer domain descriptions from coded values to string text at a new field

Further to my earlier question,I'm trying to develop a script that eventually should contain three parameters, feature layer, domain field and a new text field. How can i write a loop that will update ...
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Is there a way to position parameters in a Python script tool dialog box?

I admit I haven't searched for an answer yet. I was wondering if there's a way to get these boolean parameters to be next to each other instead of one on top of the other?
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How to return the first row of feature class as a list in ArcPy?

I need to return the first record of a feature class as a list. Is this possible? I can't seem to figure it out using row.getValue() as it does not allow me to put a wildcard in there.
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Find the minimum elevation pixels from an elevation raster using arcpy

I want to create a python script to find the minimum elevation pixels from an elevation raster (aster,srtm) using arcpy and arcmap 10.1. The purpose is to reclassify these pixels. I have tried but I ...
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Basic arcpy script with cursors running SLOW!

I've got 2 polygons layers (no gaps): IDUs and crops. What I want is to identify the 3 largest crops by % area for each IDU. This seems common enough but I couldn't find a way to do it all using ...
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How to add data to a newly created folder using arcpy?

I'm writing a script to create a new folder and then copy a feature class to a shapefile and add the shapefile in the new folder. The folder gets created but the script is failing on the feature class ...
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How to get/set label scale ranges (e.g. minScale) in ArcPy?

For a layer object lyr, one can programmatically set the minScale in arcpy as such: lyr.minScale = 150000 For a label, one can manually set the scale range within a dialog in ArcMap. In arcpy, is ...