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

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Python toolbox works in ArcToolbox and in Python console, but not in ArcCatalog

I have a set of Python tools in a Python toolbox (.pyt). They are broken into multiple files and modules and have been functioning correctly, but now I'm seeing inconsistent behavior on multiple ...
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ArcGIS Cost Path Analysis - How Is Arcpy Cost Path Analysis Tool So Much Faster Than ArcObjects

Although I love slinging some python to create geoprocessing scripts/services, I was under the impression that using ArcObjects to do the equivalent operation(s) will have better performance. I've ...
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arcpy, ExportToSVG using paths

I want to export part of the map into (very big) SVG file. First I tried to do this using REST API: https://*server*/ArcGIS/rest/services/General/Etages/MapServer/export. This worked, the SVG file ...
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Set picture marker symbol for a layer with arcpy (ArcGIS)

I have an ArcGIS map document with one layer symbolized with Categories > Unique values. I want to update symbology for this layer by specifying a path to a picture marker symbol for every unique ...
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Arcgis arcpy toolbox multiply files: error - module object has no attribute

I have a big .pyt script (python toolbox) and now i trying split it to many files (1 file - 1 tool). In single .pyt file everything works perfectly, but when file is splited i get this message: ...
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ArcGIS Solar Radiation Tool - How is Local Solar Time/Local Time handled as input to the “within-day” time configuration?

I am scripting hourly interval runs of the Area Solar Radiation Tool, and need a hand understanding how to account for Local Solar Time (LST) versus Local Time (LT) within the tool. First off, I ...
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Changing workspace path of query layer using ArcPy?

I'm trying to change the workspace path of a query layer using the code below and it always breaks. The layer is connected to a view in an Oracle Spatial 10g database. The database is SDE enabled ...
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Is it possible to add an ArcGIS attachment to a row in Oracle/SDE using oracle stored procedures?

So far I have been able to attach files to features within a featureclass using the python tools and ArcObjects. Within Oracle I have been able to add features with geometries using the ST_Geometry ...
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SetNull in Python script for Arcgis assign 0 value

I am writing a script in Python where I assign to few Tiff defined in a function as inputRaster a NoData value as follows: whereClauseSetNull = "VALUE > 100" outSetNull = SetNull(inputRaster, ...
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arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF fails to render layer?

Has anyone else had this problem? I have an mxd file with two layers in it, one of which is fairly 'heavy' (i.e. takes a minute or so to draw). All layers are visible by default. I have the ...
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Select and copy attributes features in ArcMap using Python add-in tool?

I'm trying to add a tool to an add-in toolbar to select features from an existing feature class and copy attributes to another feature class,from point to point. TopoHeight_Field_Name='Comment' def ...
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Most efficient way to intersect overlapping polylines

I have 4 multipart polyline shapefiles (download a sample dataset here). The geometries are identical, except for the length of segments in each shapefile. They represent 4 variables describing an ...
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How to use Python's subprocess module in a for loop ArcGIS?

I am new to scripting with ArcGIS. Although this might be an easy thing for those that know Python well, I haven't figured out how to use the subprocess module in a script. I actually think I'm ...
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ArcPy: Initialize zero valued grid Raster and iteratively increment

I'm jumping right into ArcPy to help out a friend who needs to automate some ArcGIS work. The problem at hand can be reduced to the following pseudocode: accumulationRaster = SomeZeroedRaster for ...
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Arcpy in Python Plugin for SPSS

Is it possible to run the arcpy module in the Python for SPSS plugin to run the search and update cursors?
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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 extract zipped shapefile and check its shape type using arcpy module without writing on disk

I have a zipped shapefile saved on my disk. I want to extract it in memory and check the shape type. I'm using arcpy module and want to stick to only default modules comes with python installation. I ...
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building a progress dialog with pythonaddins in ArcMap

As a component of my add-in, I compute a bunch of summary statistics when the user clicks a button. This can take a while to process and it can appear as though the program has stopped responding. I ...
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Use ArcPy to identify annotation reference scale?

I would like to retrieve the value of an annotation feature class reference scale using ArcPy (under ArcGIS 10.1). I cannot find where this property is stored (tried to access using the describe ...
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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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arcpy adding time to Raster Mosiac Footprint

I am trying to create a raster mosiac for use in animating data over time. The current workflow is: Create .gdb (arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management) Create Raster Mosaic ...
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Spatial Analyst tools adding extra column of NoData

I've got a script tool in ArcGIS that runs Curvature and Aspect from Spatial Analyst, and the outputs of both contain an extra column. I've attempted to set the extent in the both the tool and the ...
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Cul-de-sac (curve) turns generation in flow for parallel lines using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2 and I need to generate a parallel lines within the polygon and connect them one to other with the curve, with the proper radius and return radius (the same as cul-de-sac tool ...
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Using ArcPy Python Add-In Interval Caller to do auto-refresh?

I am using this code set called pythonaddin_interval_caller (written by Jason Scheirer) to do some map refresh every several seconds. The code was designed for arcgis python-addin. The benefit of this ...
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Adding text background color using ArcPy?

Is possible to add text background color using python on ArcGIS (ArcMap 10)? I wrote a function that able to change font color of the string but I want to add background color to it as well def ...
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I have a large dataset of lakes, which I want to group into n clusters, based on a target total amount of perimeter they have. Suggestions?

There's a longer explanation of why I'm interested in this below, but in short, I'm wondering how to run something like a k nearest neighbors formula, with the number of groups determined by a maximum ...
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Using Python to iterate through directory to create event layer and perform kernel Density for each file?

I am new to Python for ArcGIS, but have been using ArcGIS a while. I have a large directory of tables with point data. For each file of each folder I want to create a kernel density layer. I have ...
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Inserting accumulative attribute in dynamic text element based on Date field using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got a line feature class that contains Date field. I've made a layout view in order to display time animation of this feature class. I've managed to enable the time option in the layer and to ...
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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 to run Focal Stats on specific values in python

I'm a beginning programmer and am new to the site but it has helped me quite a bit so thank you! I'm trying to recreate a raster calculator operation using python scripts but am having a hard time ...
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arcpy.Delete_management does not delete the directory

I got a problem with Delete_management when I use the FeatureclassToCoverage_conversion function. I don't know why in the gdb I use (arcpy.env.scratchGDB), while the Delete_management is working, the ...
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Error inserting new column in ArcSDE table (ERROR 999999)

I am using a python script to populate a table with values I get from rasters files. I use arcpy.AddField_management to add a new column and arcpy.CalculateField_management to insert the values for ...
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Python Script to iterate numerous, single-band rasters for arcpy.CompositeBands

I have a large collection of single-band geotiffs (NIR, Green, and Red) that I would like to composite using a Python script. The goal is to iterate through multiple folders in a main directory, ...
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ArcGIS python toolbox: GPFeatureLayer parameter “loses” symbology type

I'm pretty new at ArcGIS python toolboxes. Here is one problem I've been fighting with for a while. I want to create an output layer (GPFeatureLayer) with a specific symbology (GRADUATED_COLORS) and ...
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Algorithm to put label of bounds (bounds layer) inside of polygons (polygon layer)

I hope to put labels of bounds inside of the polygon in intersection with like you can see in the picture below I checked multiple solution as a topology or maplex but it doesn't give relation ship ...
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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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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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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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Arcpy script for summing pixel values in loop can't handle large number of rasters

I want to sum the pixel values of large numbers of rasters of different extents (ArcMap v10.2). 16GB RAM. I have the following code (with help from this site) which solves the different extent ...
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Error when running Python script to replaceDataSource of multiple layers in multiple mxd's

I looked on all of your sites and did not find a solution to my problem. Almost all of our data has been copied to an SDE and now most of the layers in all of the mxd's need to be redirected to the ...
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How to get an ArcGIS custom tool to run fom the command line?

I have been experimenting with ESRI's CalculateArea custom tool and it works fine running within ArcGIS from a toolbox. Then I wanted to see if I could run it as a standalone script from the ...
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What can I use to calculate drive times /with/ traffic considered?

I am looking to obtain drive times for a large list of addresses and want the results to take traffic conditions into consideration. For example, drive times from a distribution centre to a store at ...
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Get Unique Field Values Within Python Script Tool

Using ArcGIS 10.2.2 and Python. I have a script that currently counts the number of points (representing crimes) in each zip code area, and writes that value to a new column in the FC that contains ...
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Arcpy cannot connect to SDE on PostgreSQL with 32-bit version

So I've been banging my head against a wall for awhile with this one. I recently setup an SDE database in Postgres, and all seemed good. I am able to connect to it from both ArcMap and ArcCatalog, ...
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Adding error message to parameter if seperate derived multivalue parameter is empty using ArcGIS tool validation?

I have three tool parameters; an input point feature class, a (multivalue) list of fields derived from the input feature class and an output file location to export to Excel. I have filtered ...
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A list of layer names that you want to be turned off when Layers name are in Right to Left Such as persian

When I ran this code I got "UnicodeWarning: Unicode equal comparison failed to convert both arguments to Unicode - interpreting them as being unequal" error I don't know why I tried many way but I ...
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Nested conditional statement in ArcGIS on multiple rasters

I have a list of rasters in ArcGIS and I want to create a conditional (Con) nested statement based on all the rasters of the list. I want this to be reiterate through many lists (the number of rasters ...
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Developing workaround to arcpy.asShape truncating all values to 3 decimal points?

I've read a few questions\answers about converting a GeoJSON Shape into an ESRI Object. Unfortunately most of the answers pointed to decoding the dictionary's manually. Im a bit more lazy ^_^ The ...
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Validating whether PDF file Uploaded as part of Geoprocessing Service of ArcGIS for Server?

I'm developing a Python Script that will be a Geoprocessing Service in ArcGIS Server. The Script has a Button for Users to OPTIONALLY Upload a PDF. If the PDF is Uploaded it gets inserted into the ...
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Error 000212 Cannot create XY event source from arcpy.MakeXYEventLayer_management?

So I am using arcpy to create an output feature layer. I am using the command: arcpy.MakeXYEventLayer_management(wells, "longitude", "latitude", wells_layer, GEOGCS, ""), where wells is my ...