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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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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 ...
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Divide polygons into *n* number of groups of equal counts with ArcGIS 10.2

One of my tasks for work is to divide parcels into groups. These groups will be used by agents to talk to property owners. The goal is to make the agent's job easy by grouping parcels that are near ...
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Getting buffer wizard-like speed in Python (vs using MultipleRingBuffer_analysis)

I've got a script that takes a single input polygon feature, throws 10 buffers around it at tenths of a specified input distance, and then symbolises the output based on an existing layer file. ...
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Making tool in arcmap by using modelbuilder or python [on hold]

I want to make one tool in arcmap9.3. In this tool I want 5 input. These 5 input are shape files and these are for same area but data are diffrent(like I have baroda area and I have climate data, soil ...
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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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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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How to solve performance issues with this ArcPy code?

This is my ArcPy code. Only this part of code was active (and a few lines before to be able to use those variables) what was running for 1 hour and inserted only 2863 records instead of 33000. This is ...
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What causes AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'da'?

I have a shapefile "selected_polygons.shp" that contains 2000 polygons. I would like to select each polygon contained in the shapefile by using a search cursor in order to apply the function ...
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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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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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Buffering continuously throws error “Background Server Threw an Exception” (Error 001143). Why?

I have written a code to create 1 meter buffers for features of converted feature classes (from rasters). I want to dissolve by the field "Class" so that I will have significantly smaller datasets to ...
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How to translate to C# [on hold]

> # Importing arcpy > # import arcpy > > # Set the workspace environment and run Clip_analysis arcpy.env.workspace = "C:/Data/Tongass" arcpy.Clip_analysis("standb4", > "clipcov", ...
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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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For Loop Batch Copy Raster TIFF to BMP in ArcMap

I need to convert TIFFs to BMPs using CopyRaster from ascii to raster output TIFFs. I am not sure how to define the "outRaster" so that it will convert the rasters to BMP. I'm guessing that the line ...
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Multiprocessing issues with ArcPy

I am using ArcGIS 'watershed' routine in a script which makes use of multiprocessing. This works fine, but during execution I get the message: Unable to remove directory. Possible causes: 1- Not ...
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Create Map Tile Package (tpk) progress? arcpy.CreateMapTilePackage_management

I'm using arcpy.CreateMapTilePackage_management to happily create a .tpk - all good. Trouble is this can take a matter of hours, or days for a large complex mxd, once ...
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Python output for batch “FeatureToRaster” in ArcPy

I am trying to batch process the conversion of shapefiles to rasters. I am stuck on how to specify the name for each output raster file. Part of the trick is that my input shapefiles are the names of ...
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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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How to Change Parameter Type from Optional to Required

I am creating a Python toolbox with 5 parameters. One of the parameters is a Boolean/checkbox, which checks if the user wants to edit the labels of a shapefile. What I would hope to do is if the user ...
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problem with adding 64-bit background geoprocessing to ArcGIS 10.2.2

My code written in python language using Arcpy works perfectly with small to average size datasets; however, with a big dataset, the script stops in the middle of execution which most likely is due to ...
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Insert.da.Cursor, Error - Sequence size must match size of row

So I'm working on this script which creates a table within a geodatabase. It then grabs the unique values from a list and attempts to insert them into the table using an Insert Cursor. I get the ...
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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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Iterate Through Folders within Folders

I am having some trouble creating a model that will iterate through folders and subfolders. I want to be able to have the top level folder as a parameter and then have the code go through each of the ...
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How to write scripts that can call on both Arcpy and PyQGIS?

I have spent quite a bit of time looking for a clear answer this topic and have still been unable to really accomplish my goal of accessing PyQGIS in a stand alone script. Parts of answers have been ...
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Creating layers using definition query for each field in ArcPy?

I have a shapefile that contains a text field "Company" that i would like to use to run a definition query to create a layer file. I want to be able to create a layer for each company. I had a look ...
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Edit attribute table for shapefiles in folders and subfolders with arcpy?

Continuously to Merge shapefiles in folders and subfolders with arcpy I try to edit attribute table for 20 shapefiles that spread in big a folder and are divided to a lot of sub folders. All ...
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How to make a GIS inventory?

My office will be seeing a big change in its GIS section. This section has been operational since the 1980's and has a huge collection of GIS data (i.e., shapefiles, raster files, data, etc) but never ...
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arcpy calculate string field: Any ideas what how to fix this?

I'm trying to store a string value obtained from a loop through a tuple into a field called ROW_1. The code goes like this: for creekclass in listOfClassTuples: (classname, Permanency, ...
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Words from ArcPy Scripts Appear in Map Document?

I created a slope map of the U.S. using ArcPy scripts (ArcGIS 10.2). I just completed the map. However, some of the words from my ArcPy scripts show up in the map document, both in data and layout ...
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Merge shapefiles in folders and subfolders with arcpy

I try to merge 20 shapefiles in order to get one shapefile that include all the features. All shapefiles are called "migrashim", and they spread in big folder that divided to a lot of sub folders. ...
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Merge layer files in folders and subfolders with arcpy

I work with arcview 10.3. I try to merge layer files in order to get one layer file that include all the features in the other layer files. All layer files as different names, and they all spread in ...
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How to change text legend orientation from right to left reading with arcpy

I working on mxd with ArcMap 10.2.2 . The default in legend properties-Layout is left to right reading (Marked with a red ellipse) : when it unmarked i get this legend: i want to know if there a ...
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Optimizing arcpy script to batch generate OD cost matrix in road networks

Following the question I asked in this thread, I wrote a python script designed to compute an OD cost matrix given a road network and origins/destinations locations. I am completely new to python, so ...
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Writing SOAP returned values to table in file geodatabase

I have this small script which takes the lat, lon of buses in Ottawa, I am using this as a basis for another script that I have to write, but since this one works I would like to use this in my test ...
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Symbology templates mess up colors and legend labels when used in Python script

I'm having issues when trying to symbolize a layer from a .lyr template using a python script. The templates work when imported in ArcMap as seen below: But when run with the following Python ...
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Listing all feature classes in File Geodatabase, including within feature datasets?

From python how can I build a list of all feature classes in a file geodatabase (*.gdb), including inside feature datasets? The standard example only lists feature classes at the top level of the ...
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How to get the editor's current layer in ArcPy?

In ArcObjects, it is possible to retrieve the currently selected editable layer using IEditor3.CurrentTemplate.Layer, or IEditLayers.CurrentLayer. Is it possible to do the same thing in ArcPy? In ...
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Is there a way to set the workspace on selected features

i´ve built in a tool for arccatalog which transfers GIS Files into shape Files. Everything is working so far, but i want it a bit more customer friendly. Atm it looks like this: You can right click ...
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Add field to feature class by location

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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No placement inside feature dataset using arcpy XYtoLine?

When I run the following code with the outFC creation path set to a feature dataset inside a file geodatabase... arcpy.XYToLine_management(tempFC, outFC, "POINT_X", "POINT_Y", "NEAR_X", "NEAR_Y", ...
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Remove a layer from TOC in my printed PDF?

I am new at writing Python code so I'm just grasping the basics. I am trying to clip two shapefiles so that they are within the map boundaries. After that, I want to remove the unclipped layers and ...
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python application extension onCreateFeature

Trying to populate certain attributes as soon as a feature is created. I have tried the python add-in application extension function "onCreateFeature", which does get triggered when a feature is ...
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Dissolve multiple rows straight into one layer and add OIDs into table

I am currently running this script to direct multiple dissolves of a polygon layer FC = "BLPUsCavPlace" TABLE = "BLPUsCavPlaceContigBLPUs" FIELDS = ["blpuid", "contigid"] with ...
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Why can't I use AddField_management in ArcPy?

I get this error, when I try to run this ArcPy code in Eclipse PyDev. The red underline under SearchCursor is not important, the Eclipse doesn't recognise the import, but that works perfectly (sure, ...
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How can I exclude a field on a table from being copied?

I have a query "layer": >>> r = arcpy.MakeQueryLayer_management(r'C:\path\to\connection\file\connection.sde', 'TEST', 'SELECT T.ID AS OBJECTID, T.* FROM MY_TABLE T WHERE T.SOME_COLUMN = 1', ...
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Can we no longer reference an ArcMap layer to get the spatial reference?

I'm currently using ArcGIS 10.2.1. In previous custom geoprocessing tools, I've used the following code to create a feature class in-memory, and set the spatial reference using an existing layer in ...
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Error using arcpy.da.SearchCursor and MakeFeatureLayer

im trying to write a script that allows me to iterate through my map layers, and for each layer, iterate over each feature and add a field that gives the location of the feature using my index layer ...
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Overwriting layers in a geodatabase maintaining its position in a feature class list

I'm working with ArcGIS 10. I work on ecological habitat mapping. I have some features classes inside a geodatabase which represent years of data on a specific area. Each has a reliability field with ...
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Can one parameter choice on Python toolbox tool set Display Names of other parameters?

I would like to be able to create a Python toolbox tool (or a Python script tool) where a choice made from the first parameter (Category in the images below) changes the Display Name of other ...