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Repairing a broken data source for a single layer in multiple map documents

I am a Python newbie and I'm trying to repair the data source for an aerial raster in close to 50 individual map documents. My supervisor deleted the 2014 recently and uploaded the 2015 in its ...
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Re-Calculating Rows in File GDB Feature Classes

I run the script that I created below, but when it is completed and I check the FC tables, nothing has changed. The script iterates through each feature class of a database and then iterates through ...
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why there is no attribute like 'GetNAClassNames' in my arcpy

I want to do a network analysis, when I want to load a layer as a barrier using arcpy.na.GetNAClassNames, the message is like this: AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'GetNAClassNames' ...
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ERROR 000157: Input and target dataset should have the same number of bands. Failed to execute (MosaicToNewRaster)

This is just a continuation of my former post:Batch Mosaic Rasters: arcpy.MosaicToNewRaster_management (ERROR 000628: Cannot set input into parameter coordinate_system_for_the_raster) --where I batch ...
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ESRI arcpy - Automating the creation of a ServiceDefinition from a python toolbox - missing data

Summary: I can create a ServiceDefinition through ArcCatalog or ArcMap, but when I try to generate the ServiceDefinition through python, it does not copy the /data folder with it, thus the script ...
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Batch Mosaic Rasters: arcpy.MosaicToNewRaster_management (ERROR 000628: Cannot set input into parameter coordinate_system_for_the_raster)

I am trying to batch mosaic rasters using arcpy.MosaicToNewRaster_management in arcpy: #This is for mosaicking a lot of rasters import arcpy from arcpy import env ...
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Exporting records from an attribute table and placing them in a txt file

I am trying desperately to grab records in a shapefile's attribute table and copy them, with additional formatting to a txt file. Below is the code I have developed thus far: I have used the ...
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Failed to execute (RastertoPolygon) Syntax error at or near symbol SPACE

I'm converting series of raster to polygon using RastertoPolygon in arcpy. #import the module import arcpy from arcpy.sa import * from arcpy import env arcpy.CheckOutExtension("Spatial") ...
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How to access all mxd files in a folder?

I'm a beginner to Python and am trying to figure out how I can access several mxds in a folder. For example, when I want to use the AnalyzeforMSD function in ArcGIS: import arcpy mxd = ...
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How to add Oracle database connection to AnalyzeforMSD script?

I use this script right now: import os, arcpy directory = r"C:\Project" for root, dirs, files in os.walk(directory): for myFile in files: fileExt = os.path.splitext(myFile)[1] if (fileExt ...
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Using ArcPy to display result shapefile with layer symbology?

I am using an ArcPy script, and everything is working perfectly except the display of the result shapefile file. What is the best solution to display the result? In the end I would like to share ...
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Field Calculator convert text to integer then populate new field with sum [on hold]

I have a .dbf with about 50 text fields containing numerals, I would like to convert those to integers and then sum them all in a new double field I created, is there an easy field calculation that ...
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Converting points using FeatureClassToNumPyArray to interpolate cross-section with scipy “interpolate” [on hold]

I'm trying to plot elevation cross section and extract elevations along a cross section using scipy's "interpolate" function. I'm converting a point feature class of profile elevation points to 2 ...
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Creating a custom toolbox and python script to analyze fire data

My goal is to create both an ArcGIS toolbox and an independent python script to do the analysis of fire occurence in the Southwest (by season) through ArcMap as well as independently with python. I ...
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Why is arcpy.StackProfile_3d -> arcpy.SaveGraph_management creating empty graph?

In a python script I'm trying to save a graph to a .png file with graph output from arcpy.StackProfile_3d but the .png file shows an empty graph. The table created from arcpy.StackProfile_3d shows ...
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Create Statewide Hydrologic Soil Group Map

This may be better for Engineering? Not sure. Background: Previously I have downloaded SSURGO soil data for the state of Pennsylvania by downloading each county and merging the shapefiles. I then ...
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Removing first and third zeros of a fieldname in label expression

The fieldname only has three characters. I dont want to display zeros in the first and third values. example below. 010 = 1 100 = 10 01Y = 1Y 10Y = 10Y I have figured out how to strip out zeros ...
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How to generate random points from FIDs using ArcPy or ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I'm trying to generate a shapefile of random points using FID from the attribute table. My attribute table has 800,000 features and I only need a sample of 240. Is there a way to do it in arcpy or in ...
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Installing ArcPy on Mac?

I want to use an answer from Batch shapefile merge, with adding and calculating field to create a merge of 50 shapefiles but I only have a Mac. Is there a way to install ArcPy on my Mac so I can ...
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Getting unicode encode error in ArcPy/Python script?

When I am running a script (it checks to which database a mxd is connected) I get the following error: return codecs.charmap_encode(input,errors,encoding_table) UnicodeEncodeError: 'charmap' codec ...
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Skipping an iteration in modelbuilder

So I've been assigned to clean up someone else's model. Here's the situation. The model is supposed to iterate over a few hundred folders containing feature classes and convert the contents into ...
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Add and Calculate Field in Table with ArcPy?

I have written the following script to iterate it as a tool for all my tables with ModelBuilder, but i have a problem wth my codeblock. I want to add a field FID to all my tables and to add the values ...
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Scripting Address Coder actions in ArcPy?

I am currently using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop that comes with the "Address Coder" tool. This tool has some features that I need as part of my geocoding requirements: in specific, the option to append ...
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How do I tell if arcpy is installed?

I have a user that recently received a new machine with a fresh install of 10.2. We have a python / arcpy application that worked in 10.1 on the old machine but does not work on the new machine with ...
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How does GIS detect the error causing field in “ExecuteError: ERROR 001156”

I always get all types of errors, and would like to know if i can use the information in these error messages generated by arcpy to fix the issue and repeat the step where it occurred. for example in ...
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Batch merging field mapping

I made the following script to merge shape files of different format types (poly,line, points): def main(): import arcpy from arcpy import env import globalpath import os ...
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Renaming 1,200 rasters in File Geodatabase using ArcPy?

I've been tasked with renaming a large amount of raster files within a file geodatabase (ArcGIS style). I'm taking weather data which has a name format as such: "G"mmddhhhh I'm trying to add a year ...
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How to create new feature classes from rows in a polygon feature class

I'm trying really hard here to get an arcpy equivalent for ARCGIS' ModelBuilder's Iterate Feature Selection. I need to export the individual polygon rows in a feature class as new feature classes. ...
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ArcGIS 10 ToolValidator - Empty feature class and feature class within declared feature dataset

I'm new to ToolValidator for a script tool and I'd like to make two checks which then adds an error if either rule is violated. I need to make sure parameter 2 and 3 (feature classes) are within ...
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Esri Python Toolbox(pyt) corruption in ArcToolbox.dat

Symptoms: Open ArcCatalog and all tools within Python Toolbox(pyt) have a red-x error next to them claiming that "Arcpy module has no attribute Parameter" Close ArcCatalog Delete ArcToolbox.dat file ...
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How can I add a custom toolbox to ArcMap, and see its script?

I'd like to add a custom toolbox to ArcMap, and also see the script it's written in. To do the latter, I'm trying to open it with my python editor, but it doesn't open it.
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Error 000192 in Make VRP with Python scripting in ArcGIS 10.3

I've written a piece of python code in ArcGIS 10.3 for applying VRP. pretty similar to sample code in Esri resource website. But, it gives an error: ERROR 000192: Invalid value for Time Impedance I ...
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Adding query layer to MXD in ArcPy?

I want to add a query layer to an arcmap document so that whenever i have a db data update, it is reflected in my ma and I can update my service through python script. This is my script so far... ...
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Why do I get 0 with calculate field in my script?

My Script: #Define parameters input = sys.argv[1] major_axis = sys.argv[2] minor_axis = sys.argv[3] azimuth = sys.argv[4] #Add XY to point data arcpy.AddXY_management(input) #Add major axis, minor ...
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AttributeError: __exit__ when trying to use arcpy.UpdateCursor

I'm trying to populate a field from values of an existing field in a feature class using arcpy.UpdateCursor. I'm getting this error: AttributeError: __exit__ Here's the chunk of code I'm ...
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Multiply two lists of raster from two subfolder

I have two subfolders, which contains rasters for each country but which express different variables. I am trying to figure out a way to Loop a multiplication of each raster into a folder with its ...
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Reading next row of *.txt column inside ArcPy for loop for batch process?

I'm not sure how to approach this problem with python, but in plain english, I'd like to rename rasters with the names given in the *.txt file (see screenshot) and concatenate the basename given by ...
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Map automation to iterate through attribute table using ArcPy?

I have a python code which iterates through all attribute fields and creates a map for each field automatically. However, in the code I have to specify each attribute manually which was fine so far. ...
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mosaic raster to file geodatabase yields missing raster sections

Since upgrading to ArcGIS 10.1 (SP 1) from 10.0, I've been encountering an issue when running the arcpy.MosaicToNewRaster_management() tool with output to a file geodatabase. I'm principally working ...
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Using Python function in ArcPy script?

I have an script to transform DN into Reflectance of each band of several images. The unique variable of the equation, apart of the Band itself, is the Divisor: (B1 - 1) / 508 (B2 - 1) / 254 (B3 - ...
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How do I change the color and trasnparency of a layer using arcpy?

I would like to create an arcpy script to change the color and transparency of a collection of layers. The color and transparency would be based on wildcards such as "_dog" or "_chicken". The layer ...
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Add layer label using ArcPy

I want to show 'ID' of each polygon in a shapefile using arcpy in data view mode. It should be fairly simple but not been able to figure it out. Any lead would be helpful. mxd = ...
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UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec- arcpy

I work with arcmap 10.3 and python 2.7.8. I have more than 500 shapefiles that located in many folders and subFolders. All Sub Folders are located in one large directory. I try with arcpy to detect ...
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Dissolving polygons fails on computers with small amount of RAM

When I'm trying to dissolve a polygon through an arcpy script the operation fails with the 999999 error on computers with small amount of RAM [~3 GB] (known issue). Unfortunately neither this, that ...
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Get extent of Georeferenced Rasters in Python and output to polygon shapefile

I would like to create a shape file containing the extents of each of the rasters in a directory. Is it possible to capture the extent of a raster using Python? I have tried ...
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Error in Select Numeric type column in pyodbc with ArcCatalog

I created a python script that uses "pyodbc" plugin to connect a SQL Server database and write out data. It was imported in an ArcGIS 10.1 tool and run from there. try: arcpy.AddMessage('FLAG 0') ...
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Geoprocessing tool default path access every one?

I am using Geoprocessing tools i have face one problem with default gdb access in my system (default gdb means C:\Documents and Settings\\My Documents\ArcGIS\Default.gdb ) how can access different ...
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When using “arcpy.gp.Int_sa” in Arcmap 10.1, what do I need to import?

My Arcpy code is not working because an error with the last line: Error 000824: The tool is not licensed. I have all my extensions turned on, so I don't know why I would be getting this error. It ...
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Simple Folder to folder batch python script

I am writing script to take shape files from a folder to Buffer it to given distance to Output folder with same name as input files. Here are block of codes. # Name: Buffer_multiple file.py # Usage : ...
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Change label next to symbol in TOC

I'm trying to write a script to change the label next to the symbol in the TOC so it appears in the legend. Arcpy has a way to change the name of the layer, but I can't seem to find a way to change ...