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Batch Georeferencing in ArcMap 10.2 Tutorial

I have about 50 pdf maps that I would like to batch georeference and/or georectify. I've saved one as a jpg and georeferenced it manually and would like to automate the rest which are in the same ...
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QGIS 2.4: plugin changes map tool canvas click behavior from 2.0

I had created a plugin for QGIS 2.0 to add new features more easily. It involves changing extents and updating snapping options along with triggering the default actionAddFeature(). However, I've ...
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How to create an Erdas batch list file (.bls) using Python?

How can I generate the Erdas batch list file (.blf) using Python? For example, I want to run a 5x5 median filter in the Batch Command Editor using a subset of images within a folder. Erdas provides ...
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Python query to find records with more than one alpha character in a field

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.2. I have a field in a table of several thousand records. The field is made up of alphanumeric characters. I'd like to perform two queries using python on this field: ...
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Converting Raster datasets into layers using ArcPy/ModelBuilder?

I am new to ArcGIS and ArcPy (just started using them on Wednesday). I am using a model to create a Point Density plot from a Shape File, with the output being a Raster dataset. I want to ...
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Running a bat file for rebuilding and republishing a geocoder using two Python scripts, but would it work better as one script?

We all love ESRI and Python.... I'm looking for some insights and here is the situation. I've got a bat file calling two separate .py scripts. The first .py is a geocoder rebuild and the second is a ...
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Python library or algorithm to generate arc geometry from three coordinate pairs?

I'm trying to write code to generate fixtures for a django/geodjango project. I need to generate geometry for arcs (line string) given three lat/long pairs; start of arc, end of arc and centre of arc. ...
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Python support with QGIS 2.4 on Unbuntu 14.04

I recently updated my Ubuntu system to version 14.04. I added the sources and installed QGIS as per the directions on the QGIS website. Everything looks good, except for I do not have all the ...
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How to read Oracle data with PyQGIS? (“identifier is not long” error)

Do you have any idea how load Oracle spatial data to QGIS with using the PyQGIS? Is it possible? I try: uri = QgsDataSourceURI() uri.setConnection("*host*", "1521", "*database*", "*username*", ...
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python crop aerial image

How can i crop an area from an aerial image knowing the latitude and longitude of the image's corners and also the cropped section? I have a LiDAR scan and i and want to crop an image overlay to fit ...
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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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How to plot Storm Prediction Center (SPC) Shapefile using python

I am trying to make a plot of the SPC's thunderstorm outlook using Python. I have downloaded the shapefile from this website http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/day1otlk.html. Then I use this ...
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how to remove a point or polygon in shapely python

I want to place minimum number of sensors(circles) to cover a maximum area(polygon). I am using "Shapely",python module. I want to know if a sensor i.e a point buffer inside the range of the other ...
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Extract pixel value to point file (available) [on hold]

I write a code to extract pixel value to point which had ID (1, 2,3..)(Some point availble). Firstly, I wrote code extract pixel value to text file (.txt). The result is a textfile which had ID ...
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Getting error 'exceptions.NameError' in Python script?

I'm getting <type 'exceptions.NameError'>: name 'B' is not defined when I run this script. Why is my 'B' not defined and is it a syntax error? For clarification, I am trying to get the code to ...
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How to determine bounding box of current qgis 'map canvas extent' from the python console

I've asked a similar question here: How to quickly calculate bounding box coordinates of a selected polygon with qgis ...regarding a quick way to determine the bounding box of a given layer. Is ...
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Issue using Matplotlib in QGIS

I am developing a QGIS-plugin and for graphing I want to use matplotlib, like many other QGIS -plugins. This worked fine under linux, but under windows with QGIS2.4 I am experiencing problems. I ...
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QGIS + python, Attribute index 0 out of bounds [0;0] when adding a feature to a PostGIS layer (view)

I have a plugin which adds features to a particular PostGIS vector layer using the code below feat = QgsFeature() feat.setGeometry(qgsgeometry) layer.dataProvider().addFeatures([feat]) For one user ...
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Arcpy Subtracting rasters error - TypeError: 'unicode' object is not callable

I have a script which subtracts 2 versions of the same raster from each other (one newer than the other) and then extracts the additions & deletions that have happened. I created a simple test ...
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ArcGIS arcpy code fails in Toolbox mode

This code executes correctly in Python window but fails with ERROR 000732: Input Table: Dataset JHJ does not exist or is not supported # Import ArcPy and other required modules import arcpy ...
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GIS projects with a raspberry pi [on hold]

Does anyone know of a project using a raspberry pi and gis that would work for a research project for a computer science major? I am looking to do a research project involving a raspberry pi and ...
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How to bulk print maps using ArcGIS or QGIS?

I have a polygon layer that I would like to print images or PDFs from in bulk as there are a large number of them. Rather than having to manually scroll and print each individual'site' in the print ...
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FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion in ArcGis 10.1

I have many > 60 .dwg files I want to convert just the polyline parts of these and have put together a list of python commands using excel to get something like this: However when I try running ...
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Newbie running qgis 4.2.1 Open Layers plugin not running [on hold]

An error has occurred while executing Python code: RuntimeError: module compiled against API version 9 but this version of numpy is 6 Python version: 2.7.5 (default, Mar 9 2014, 22:15:05) ...
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Does somebody has a Python script for a Multiple Flow Algorithm?

I´m looking for for a python script for a multiple flow algorithm assigning flow to all lower cells from one central cell. This algorithm is part of the r.terraflow and would need it to start at a ...
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Executing tool comes back with an error arcpy.JoinField_management

I have this script snippet, written by Aaron. import arcpy, os #set workspace arcpy.env.workspace = "C:\\Users\\Documents\\Wetland" ws = arcpy.env.workspace #create a list of features fcl = ...
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Dynamic title in ArcMap

How can I have a dynamic title of the map, which changes depending on the layer chosen? Is this doable? It would save a lot of time and iterations since I should be producing several maps. To ...
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How to Build a graph from a map

I spent days looking in all questions here and trying tutorials. I need to build a graph for a region (It will be my input in simulation) I downloaded Postgresql and Postgis and osm2pgsql. Now i can ...
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How to transform JSON with field x,y to gdb in fme

I have JSON file with x,y field. I wonder how to transform geoemtry to gdb? Example of json: [ { "OBJECTID": "1", "x": "15", "y": "21" }, { "OBJECTID": "2", "x": "16", ...
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I cannot use Gdal Python but Gdal binary, how to fix?

**UPDATE: I can use GDAL with Python now by copy file from Gdal 1.11 compiled folder to Python package folder. But the problem with GDAL binary and GDAL library that they cannot read the HDF5 file. ...
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Arcgis, Convert analyse result in numeric value

I have a problem that seems really simple but blocking me... in Arcgis i have script python where i want to extract the resolution of a raster and use this result like numeric value for use in a ...
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Why is matplotlib installed with ArcGIS?

Today I upgraded to ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2 as well as the 64-bit background processing tool and noticed that both numpy and matplotlib were installed with Python. In fact, in the "What's New?" section ...
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ArcMap 10.2 Sum Acreage for matching areas in another field; ultimately use ModelBuilder?

First off, what I'm attempting to accomplish is to sum the acreage of matching "WUNAME" and populate the "WU_Acre" I've tried to highlight the fields as shown and use the field calculator SUM(Acreage) ...
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Script to search through a tree and clip data for area of interest [on hold]

I was trying to get this script done today, but puzzled why half of it doesn't work. I was getting help on the ESRI forums at ...
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Adding together values from multiple spreadsheets via Python [on hold]

In my excel workbook, I have three separate spreadsheets (the spreadsheets are identical in format and represent count values for different categories (passenger cars, trucks, etc.)). I need to ...
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Python Toolbox (.pyt) Tool Output Layer Name

How can I manipulate the TOC display name of my output parameters when using a Python toolbox (.pyt) Tool class. I tried adding a symbology layer, however this has no affect on the TOC name. Is it ...
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How to Save text file in a specific folder in python (PyQt) [on hold]

from PyQt4 import QtCore, QtGui, Qt try: _fromUtf8 = QtCore.QString.fromUtf8 except AttributeError: def _fromUtf8(s): return s try: _encoding = QtGui.QApplication.UnicodeUTF8 ...
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Error using 'Join attributes by location' via Python

Trying to run a simple script using qgis:joinbylocation but getting either errors or it's not processing correctly. I don't want to take a summary of the attributes, just the attributes of the first ...
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QGIS Init script: How to get active layer and GID of edited object?

I would like to ask, how to get the GID (from Postgresql+Postgis) and active layer of edited object in QGIS Init script (Python)? Code Layer=qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer() works in QGIS console, but ...
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MultiLineString to separate individual lines using Python with GDAL/OGR, Fiona, Shapely

There are lots of MultiLineString features in a polyline shapefile. The problem is to split these lines into separate individual lines. There is a similar question with PostGIS, but I need to code in ...
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forLoop & joinField & different names

I have a folder with an output (shapefiles) from an iteration. On this output, I want to perform a join between two attributetables. So far so good. Here comes the tricky part. There are different ...
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Why does python reads only the no data value from GeoTiff file?

I had a number of tiff files with a country's map. They had different rows, columns or different projections etc. I needed to make them with same projection, spatial resolution and same number of rows ...
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Error when providing “Python init function” from Python script in QGis

Problem I am using QGis and Python scripting to programmatically set a layer's edit form and "Python init function". It appears that the Python init function is called correctly in one situation ...
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GRASS r.out.mat memory issues

we have built a model with pythn/GRASS that calls the r.out.mat module. The area is quite large 25,000x25,000 cells. The machine we are running it on is Windows 7 machine with 16GB of RAM. After a ...
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pyQGIS (Spatial Join): Sum features of attribute from point layer and join with vector layer

I am new to Python and QGIS. I have avoided asking questions up to now. But by now I have developed a reasonable idea of where i want to go so and where I am stuck. So, I have decided to ask but sorry ...
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How can I do a definition query on a layer and zoom to it?

I am trying to do definition query to a layer and to zoom to the same layer, but I got an error ("SyntaxError: can't assign to operator") ?? dataFrame = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd)[0] # the ...
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Definition Query then Zoom to Layer Automation?

I'm trying to create something in here. I want to have an automated process of doing a DEFINITION QUERY then ZOOM TO LAYER with one step. the concept is like that, a dialog comes up with one form ...
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How To Turn Off Map Drawing When Using Python in ArcMap?

I have a Python script that creates layers in ArcMap. The script works fine, but when a new layer is created a map is always automatically drawn, which makes the script take longer to process. I ...
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Automating polygon mergers with python

This is the first real world python program am trying to write. I am trying to create a scrip that takes a shapefile that has n polygons with an integer formatted date (e.g. yyyymmdd or 6/24/2014 is ...
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If-Then-Else statement in ModelBuilder has improper syntax

I have a model that converts a road network into a different schema for a different program. In one step of the model I am converting values for a field "Class". I wrote an If-Then-Else statement in ...