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Debugging SQL in arcpy.da.SearchCursor RuntimeError: An invalid SQL statement was used?

I am going through a python script in arcpy 10.1 to Select a field value (i.e. NEAR_DIST) based on three condition as 1) NEAR_DIST<=radius(i.e.500 or anything from user input) 2) ...
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Create a table with open() in a loop using the SearchCursor and InsertCursor

I like to create a table with open() in a loop using the SearchCursor and InsertCursor, but I don't know how. Before I used a few geoprocessing tools to get a field for percent. The Attributtable of ...
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Error 000732 - input raster does not exist when implementing script tool arcpy

I am trying to implement a script tool in ArcGIS 10 that completes a few equations with raster datasets. I seem to be getting the same error no matter what I try: <type ...
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Calculating travel time from residential points to stores via public transit using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I don't know how to summarize it in just one title, but here is the problem: My goal is to calculate the travel time from residential points to stores via public transit. Basically this period of ...
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Map algebra for loop

I have never coded in Python before and I am trying to loop a simple map algebra equation across 365 rasters. I am trying to calculate total water flow over cells but in the raster I have a negative ...
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raster to polygon conversion

I 'm trying to automate the conversion of raster to polygon and the rasters files are in "TIF" format which is a "unsigned integer". I have the code below. However, I 'm getting an error while ...
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ArcPy Multiprocessing 000714 - Working in Debug Mode

In an attempt to render an interactive window via matplotlib I am using an out of process script in a toolbox. If I debug the script, it is possible to step through and render the window as expected. ...
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How do you duplicate a point within a shapefile using Python?

How do you duplicate a point within a single feature class using Python? I have a partial sample script below, but in a nutshell, I want to duplicate a point, copy it into the same shapefile, and ...
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Selection of lines that lays mostly in defined zone (majority overlap)

I have lines of surface runoff and I need to select the ones that are lying mostly in internal buffer of polygon. I'm trying to make some script in python, but it's very important to make the script ...
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Conflict between ArcPy and GDAL/OGR?

TL;DR I can't get an installation free version of GDAL/OGR to work from within ArcMap 10.0. I get an ImportError: DLL load failed on _mod = imp.load_module('_gdal', fp, pathname, description). ...
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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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Lidar - Automated building extraction (Improve Process)

I have the following process for automatically creating building outlines/footprints from Las files and was wondering if anyone can help improve it or has suggestions for other processes to use? ...
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Inserting newlines in Rectangle Text elements via ArcPy causes overlap?

I ran across an issue the other day when I tried to use ArcPython's mapping module to edit rectangle text elements with newlines (\n) in an ArcMap document. Here's what the output looked like: ...
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Assigning field value based on location without join

I'm interested in updating a field in geodatabase feature classes based on their location in relation to another feature class in the geodatabase, but without having to perform a join (and therefore ...
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Polygon Neighbors Analysis script (ArcPy 10.1) 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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Why is arcpy.da.SearchCursor code giving AttributeError: 'int' object has no attribute 'split'?

I am new to python and am trying to get a string field in a geodatabase table to split and create a new row. Here is the code based on the solution from Splitting strings into new rows, retaining ...
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Using search cursor to determine renaming of feature class

What I am trying to do is create a list of shapefiles based on field name values. From there I would like search on 1 field (each shapefile will only contain 1 row) and if the value in that field is ...
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Using multiple wildcard parameters with arcpy.ListFeatureClasses

I know there has to be a way to do this but I'm having trouble figuring out how to do so. I would like to create a list of feature classes to perform operations on however, I want to have the list ...
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Loop with arcpy.ListFiles

I'm super new on here and have also not much experience with Python but I really like to learn to work with this language. I'm tying to write a script for this: I think I need a for loop instead ...
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How to Add Polyline ID when it is created from points pair coordinates with arcpy?

The following link provide me the solution except i need to add Line ID from "Line_ID" field in same Excel. I could not make comment directly on that link to "Chad Cooper" as I am a new user here: How ...
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Copying feature layers

I am trying to copy feature layers using the following code, but get no results. Can anyone help me understand why the code does not work? import os import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = ws = ...
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Replacing double quotes in filename using [on hold]

I am working with data in an SDE, when I create a new feature class within the SDE I get a file name which contains my user name in double quotes. I do not have administrative permissions to the SDE ...
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ESRI grid and info folder inside working directory

I have a silly question to ask. Using the below code, I want to extract a new raster from an original raster using value field and I want to automate the process for 70 more rasters. However, for ...
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How to write output from subprocess to disk (using multiprocessing)

This code was developed from another question I posted about how to kill an arcpy tool if it takes longer than a specified time. See How to cancel tool execution in python. Using the multiprocssing ...
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Error 000865 when using arcpy.ASCIIToRaster_conversion

I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I always get the error 000865 when using arcpy.ASCIIToRaster_conversion. I'm new and do not have much Python experience right now – so sorry for that. >>> ...
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Getting ValueError: max() arg is an empty sequence on a Python Script in the Field Calculator in ArcMap

I have a script that populates a FacilityID Field on a Attribute table in the Field Calculator but when I run the script below I am getting a error. EDIT: Python Script: def autoInc(): import ...
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Clip_management to raster extent outputs larger raster than raster extent

Using Python and ArcMap 10.0 SP5, I'm trying to reproject and clip a large input raster to exactly the same grid as a smaller target raster (same extent, pixel sizes and projection). The problem is ...
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ArcGIS Toolbox, parameters for python script not as positional arguments

I have an ArcGIS Toolbox with a bunch of parameters. A python script is used to perform some raster operations, based on this parameters. I am using Python argparse in the script to get the ...
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Type Error with ArcPy Update Cursor

filter = 'LinkID IS NOT NULL' cur1 = arcpy.UpdateCursor("ODDS_Links", filter) high_id = 0 for row1 in cur1: if high_id < row1.LinkID: high_id = row1.LinkID filter2 = 'LinkID IS NULL' cur2 ...
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Updating records in a table using GetCount and an Update Cursor

What I have is a buffer which is then used to select a number of point features which intersect the polygon. I would like to take that number and add the value to a table. The row where the value will ...
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Is it possible to create a standalone python script to export “layout” to pdf?

I have a python script that successfully runs from ArcMap 10.2. I was wondering if it would be possible to rewrite it so that it is a standalone script that prompts the user for the shapefile and then ...
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How to check whether an optional FeatureSet parameter was set by the user in a geoprocessing script tool?

I have created a custom geoprocessing script tool which contains an optional FeatureSet parameter. When unpacking the parameters in the script, the FeatureSet is defined as a RecordSet object, even ...
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Raster' object is not iterable

I'm trying to calculate the percentage of cell counts in new raster and the new raster is created from an old raster based on the Value > 14. In my code, 1st for loop is for original raster and ...
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Using TauDem Tools in Python (like Arcpy)?

This may be a completely ignorant question so have some patience. But is it possible to use TauDem tools within an Python (Arcpy) script as per the other tools in ArcGIS? When you look at the help ...
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How to split single address field into 4 fields (House No., Direction, Name, Suffix)

I have to do some massaging of our parcel data to make it usable by a program in sheriff helicopters. The program requires one of the following address formats within the fields: Our addresses are ...
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Using update cursor with list of shapefiles

I'm still pretty new to using cursors. What I'd like to do is create a list of shapefiles. Within those shapefiles I would like to populate a field "NAME" with the shapefile name less the .shp ...
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Updatecursor returns with 'variable not defined'

I am fighting a bit with the cursor function since this morning. Thanks to the help of the people here and some tutorials I found I got this far import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = ...
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UpdateCursor 'is not defined' Python

I have several files (shapefiles). Table 1 has only one row with several fields whereas Table 2 has several rows. What I want is to take a value from Table 1 and populate all rows in Table 2. I used a ...
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Set parameter of field from number to string with python

since I realised python is a very useful tool in ArcMap I dont want to do any workarounds anymore. I have a field with is numeric, but I want to perform this calculation in the field calculator on it ...
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How to determine on which side of a line a polygon feature falls?

I have parcel data intersecting line data. In the parcel data there are some parcels that don't intersect the line. How could I programmatically figure out if the non-intersecting parcel is on the ...
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How to clip a vector feature to the extent of an existing raster dataset using arcpy

I have a clipped raster dataset with polylines (from the contour tool) overlayed (see attached). I am trying to clip the polylines to the extent of the raster dataset, which seems simple enough, but ...
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ArcPy error: Add Feature Class to Terrain. [closed]

I'm writing a script to convert lidar data (in .las format) into a terrain without going through all the clicking and so I can send it out to neighboring states with similar programs (I'm using ArcGIS ...
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Using get count with if statment

Pretty simple question though I am struggling with how to operationalize this, I want to rename a shapefile based on the number of features it contains. My initial thoughts are that I would need to ...
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arcgis python attribute error, object has no attribute [closed]

So I am very new to python and working through my first online course. Does anyone know how I can fix this error: ...
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Import arcpy using PyScripter or IDLE gives No module named RuntimeError?

I'm trying to figure out this problem. Yesterday I installed PyScripter and since then, scripts doesn't work. When I run any script (in PyScripter or IDLE) which uses "import arcpy", I get this error ...
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How to cancel tool execution in python

I've written a python function that calls a tool (Import CAD to GDB) in a loop. When I run it I have seen that it hangs sometimes, and I have to force the script to quit. I am wondering if there is a ...
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Understanding arcpy.Describe IOError?

I am trying to find out if an mxd contains any schematic diagram layer through a python script tool. I am looping through all the mxds those are added to the python script tool and in each mxd ...
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Extremely slow processing time to map lat/lon data onto census shapefile with ArcPy?

I am a newcomer to ArcGIS and Python so I would greatly appreciate any and all input on this issue. What I am trying to do is very simple: map 400K business locations using lat/lon coordinates onto a ...
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ArcPy Data Access Insert Cursor not writing geometries to feature class?

I'm running ArcGIS 10.2.1 and am having troubles with the Insert Cursor in the arcpy module. I have an empty feature class in my geodatabase and have created the short script below to try and find the ...
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How to merge dbf files(zonal statistics as a table) in GIS environment.?

I am not very savvy at using Python. Actually I have around 1000 output files from using the tool zonal statistics as table in ArcGIS. The names of the files are jan_60, feb_60......dec_13. These all ...