5
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2answers
224 views

Is there a way to calculate closest distances to a point without using Near Analysis?

I frequently get asked to calculate distances from a specific point (A drilling well in the middle of the sea for example) to a number of Environmental layers (Protected Areas, Pipelines, Other wells ...
1
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2answers
52 views

Arithmetic on rasters with variable names in Map Algebra/Spatial Analyst?

I'm a Python (and StackExchange) novice trying to figure out how to perform calculations on temporary rasters with variable names. My attempt at a minimum working example is below, but I would ...
3
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2answers
57 views

assign a number for each group in field calculator

I have several thousand features each of which has a name. The names are not unique. what I want to do with the field calculator is assign a number to each name so I can refer to a number and always ...
7
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2answers
221 views

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). ...
1
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0answers
26 views

Doesn’t cal AGSSOM program to manage AGS mapservices from python script

We are using ArcGISServer 10.0 on a windows server. Because of database management we need to stop several ArcGISServer Services. For this purpose I use the AGSSOM program, which is called from the ...
0
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1answer
47 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
166 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
82 views

How to find missing dependencies in a distributed ArcGIS Python toolbox?

I am developing a Python Toolbox that uses a few external libraries (ogr/gdal, matplotlib, shapely, reportlab among others) which files I have directly copied in the same folder as my toolbox .py, as ...
1
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1answer
66 views

Arcpy: List to point feature class

I have a list of lists that contains: [vala, valb, valc, vald, (pntx, pnty)] [vala, valb, valc, vald, (pntx, pnty)] [vala, valb, valc, vald, (pntx, pnty)] I also have a list of the field names that ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Cause of ArcGIS Raster Calculator Parsing error <type 'exceptions.SyntaxError'>: invalid syntax?

This is my first attempt at much code in the raster calculator of ArcMap 10.0, but I think I'm close. I have nine rasters (A-I below) and want a new raster with value = 1 where any of the rasters ...
0
votes
3answers
143 views

Calculating distance between points using ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to write Python syntax to calculate the distance from point to other points in the water network and so on for others, I have 21 points. I need distances have to follow the network That ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Reinitialize ArcGIS10.0 Python installation

I am developing a Python script for a Toolbox that required a few libraries which I installed manually into C:\Python26\ArcGIS10.0\ and it worked just fine. To make the distribution easier, I dived ...
4
votes
2answers
177 views

Is it a bad idea to convert a File Geodatabase table to a dictionary?

First, what am I trying to do? I am building a Python script that should be called from an ArcMap 10.0 toolbox. This scripts uses (among other inputs) data contained in huge gdb tables. It processes ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

How to use “this” Levenshtein Python code into ArcGIS 10

I need some help with this: First of all, I wanted to "Compare strings from two fields", and asking before at gis.stackexchange, in this post someone help me with this topic, referring me to a Python ...
2
votes
1answer
197 views

How to compare string fields in the same table with ArcGIS 10

I don't know exactly if there is a tool for this or a maybe a python script could be more suitable. I want to compare string elements from a field (POI_NAME) with another string element in another ...
0
votes
3answers
143 views

Multiple Conditional Statement with in a Con Tool

Well i want to apply multiple conditional statements within a Conditional tool. My aim is to loop through a list of rasters and on the basis of a specified range assign each range with a constant 1, ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Programatically export labels to CAD based on another field value

The problem: I have a fairly simple procedure to export both the polyline features (architectural cad layer) and the ID's (attribute fields from polygon features that fill the rooms in another layer) ...
2
votes
1answer
79 views

Can we access the ArcMap Image Analysis tools using Python?

Esri recently added a new Image Analysis window to ArcMap - it's found under > Windows in the main toolbar: The Image Analysis window's Processing section simplifies the experience of applying ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Python in ArcGIS, CalculateField_management, updating with single value

I have a float field which I want to simply update all values with 1. I can easily do this within the field calculator but I have started using python today, what is the syntax to simply update a ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Updating Arc Toolbox paramaters with validation script

I'm simply trying to disable parameter 1 if parameter 0 if entered. I modified the following, but it does not work, do I need to return anything? def updateParameters(self): """Modify the values ...
2
votes
1answer
206 views

How to convert Python (ArcPy) script into tool or toolbox script?

I've written a simple python script that allows me to quickly create a copy of a template Mxd, pointing to different shapefiles. The user specifies the new location, a name for the new mxd, then the ...
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votes
1answer
46 views

define error for python script to import arcmap [closed]

i want to create a simple python script for create one file geodatabase but show me define error # Import arcpy module Import arcpy import sys import os from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Points Missing on Import of LongLat data to SHP using ESRI script CreateFeaturesFromTextFile()

In ArcMap 10.0 I am using a 9.1-era ESRI script in Python called CreateFeaturesFromTextFile. There appears to be no ArcMap 10 update. The input text format is the strict format ESRI point,X,Y layout ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Suggestions on how to create an Owner Index for a Plat Book?

I've been tasked with creating a county wide plat book for publication this june. The cartography portion is fairly straightforward as I am using ESRI's Data Driven pages for ArcInfo 10 to produce the ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

How to refer to a variable from the conditional statement in the ExtractByAttributes function in ArcGIS 10?

Trying to use the ExtractByAttributes for rasters so that I have multiple attribute values that I want to extract. This works fine: myraster = arcpy.sa.ExtractByAttributes("source_raster", "VALUE IN ...
0
votes
1answer
170 views

how can I add all feature classes of the same name to an mxd in python

I have a bunch of folders which all have (almost) identical folder structures and file geodatabases of identical structures which in this folder structure. I need to add all of the same type of ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

name 'AddressLocator' is not defined, Python created Address Locator

When I run this tool, I get the error 'name 'locator_AddressLocator_n_' is not defined'. My guess is that this is an issue with the path where the locator is trying to save to? So, I am assuming I ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

Create Ms-Access type queries in ArcMap [closed]

We have a dataset with a personal GDB (mdb) with several feature classes and an mxd tied to those features to create layers based on definition queries… Currently to QAQC our data we use MsAccess ...
6
votes
3answers
461 views

Count number of attributes for unique field values

Running ArcGIS 10.1, I have two feature classes in a geodatabase. One is a point FC for polling stations, the other is a polygon FC for states. The polling station FC contains over 1000 points and ...
3
votes
1answer
71 views

Any way to perform zonal statistics on column other than value or do reclass faster?

I have to perform ArcGIS zonal statistics on a raster, but the column I am interested in is not the 'value' column. Now, I can reclass the raster so that the column of interest becomes the 'value' ...
3
votes
1answer
118 views

AddJoin failing in Python ArcGIS

My AddJoin operation is failing: arcpy.CopyRows_management(lup_file,out_dir+'lup') try: # Perform copy rows on merged csv file print 'start' aa = arcpy.Raster(SEIMF) ...
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votes
2answers
689 views

How to compare values from a column in attribute table with values in Dictionary{}?

I am just entering to the python world, hence the level of my question. Can anyone tell me what Python function should I use to compare values stored in one column in an attribute table with values ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

Creating a line along an existing polyline from a point

I have a large data set of points, all of which lie on a river network and have x, y co-ordinates. I want to calculate the slope of the river channel at each point from the underlying DEM by taking ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

How can I pan an ArcGIS map from an external application?

I have a web application with geocoded addresses. I would like to be able to click on an address within that application, and have ArcMap 10 respond by panning the map to the corresponding location. ...
7
votes
3answers
347 views

How to count the number of lines connected to a point?

I have a water network which and I need to install elbows and Tees (T). When 2 lines connect to a point, I want to install an elbow, when 3 lines connect, I want to install a Tee. How do I get ...
1
vote
0answers
79 views

Python script does not work for a LGA with space [closed]

Thanks! I got my script working now with replace gp.AddMessage() instead of print when running the script in ArcMap and replace the quote with blank as well since Python would include the quotation ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Best way to group datasets by country/region

I 'm using ArcGIS 10.0 and have a folder with misc GIS datasets from all over the world. I wrote a script that finds all of these datasets and writes them to a .csv file, but I also want to identify ...
4
votes
3answers
322 views

How to find/replace element in field with Field Calculator

I just want to perform the following operation done in Matlab into the Field Calculator using Python: p(p==0) = 0.001 ; p(p == 1) = 0.999; tVar = .5*log(p ./ (1 - p)) the operation consists of a ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

recording pixel value with Python script in ArcGIS 10.x

A scripting newbie question... I'd like to write a Python script for ArcGIS 10.x that would record the pixel value for all pixels in a raster. Furthermore, I'd like to only record a given value once ...
1
vote
3answers
142 views

How to prevent ArcGIS SOC from locking Oracle tables?

I have a python geoprocessing that performs CRUD operations on feature classes and oracle tables. Sometimes, when handling Oracle tables, ArcGIS SOC gets hung and locks the Oracle table. I need then ...
3
votes
1answer
125 views

Creating a polyline from point data that represents multiple linear features in ArcGIS 10.0

I have a problem where I have to somewhow create a polyline feature class in ArcGIS 10.0 from points that were collected in the field using a Trimble GeoXT that represent the start and end of multiple ...
5
votes
1answer
329 views

How to determine using Python whether ArcSDE table is registered with geodatabase?

In an effort to improve my Python skills, I am trying to build code to automate the Compress and Analyze commands for our SQL 2008 R2 SDE database (code below). The Compress code works as does the ...
1
vote
2answers
74 views

How to transfer multi attributes in to features?

i have 2 feature classes, i want to transfer all attributes by one click to another attribute feature class, i have used Spatial Adjustment tools, but the challenge with me is to, how to transfer all ...
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votes
2answers
100 views

How to get layer extension info via Arcpy

I want to get file format of a layer with using Arcpy. I am writing a tool that needs to take raster or feature extension like SHP, TIFF etc. Which functions should i use ? Note: I use ArcGIS 10
2
votes
2answers
255 views

Why cant I use SelectLayerByAttribute_management while a cursor is set

I've been having a problem with arcpy in that the simple line: arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management ("TEMP_LINES") produces this response: Runtime error : ERROR 000358: Invalid expression Failed ...
2
votes
1answer
181 views

How can I put the name of file in add field with python?

In my script, I have to create field in 15 layers. The name that I wold like to set in this new field is the same of the file's name. But all attempts that I did were worng. My script: ...
2
votes
2answers
166 views

Error when looping Polygon to Raster with python through different fields ArcGIS 10

This is the first time I have posted a question on here so please have some patience! I've been trying to create a python script to loop through numerous shapefiles converting various fields to raster ...
2
votes
3answers
107 views

How to analyze and combine overlaping elevation maps into one?

I have 30 overlapping maps that contain tree density heights (measures between 1-100%) of a large area, and I need to get the highest point by pixel and create a new map with all these highest points ...
1
vote
2answers
140 views

Using python elif syntax in Field Calculator to reclassify a range of values from a different field and populate a new field

I'm trying to use the Field Calculator with a python elif statement to reclassify values from a different field and populate a new field, and while I'm not getting an error message of any kind, I'm ...