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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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Why is Python AddIn toolbar showing all “Missing” tools/buttons?

I am horribly new to coding with python. I made a toolbar using the wizard and old bits of VBA code. I created a button to search by map number, a tool to calculate area from UI and a second tool ...
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How to use script tool in python add-in wizard

I am trying to use a script tool in python add-in wizard to make a toolbar which will have button options. The script tool is working fine in the toolbox and I am using them in arcgis 10.2.2. The ...
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Draw polygon with GUI

I'm looking to make a python add in tool for ArcMap to draw a polygon. Eventually I want the tool to also calculate the area and a bunch of other things but for now I would be happy just drawing an ...
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How to iterate through all geometries using a search cursor?

I would like to use a python add-in which uses a button click to iterate through each selected polygon one by one. The following code manages to zoom only to the first polygon. How can I adapt it to ...
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What is the easiest way to test python Add-Ins with ArcGIS 10.1 +? [duplicate]

I am trying to develop a Python Add-In for ArcGIS 10.3 and finding debugging pretty laborious. At the moment when I make a change to my python script I have to do the following: Close ArcMap Delete ...
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Arcpy strip '{ and ]' from list return [closed]

I have a static list that I would like to pull values from and use in a query. I can populate the list dynamically from the data but the set is quite large and I think having a static list from a csv ...
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Arc Python add in - dynamic combo populate

I am attempting my very first python add in. what I would like it to do is look at a feature class, look through the town field. when the user selects a town I want the next combo box to populate with ...
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How to add a perpendicular line to the start & end nodes of every polyline? [duplicate]

Is there a way to add a perpendicular line to the end node of each polyline? Something like this:
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How to write a vector layer as tab delimited txt file using PyQGIS?

I'm using the following QGIS 2.8 Python code to save results to a txt file QgsVectorFileWriter.writeAsVectorFormat(inputLayer, "D:/dstest/my_csv", "CP1250", None, "CSV",True) I would like to be ...
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pythonaddins module

I've posted this question on GeoNet 4 days ago. At the moment I've received no answers and no comments so I thought I'd try here as well. https://geonet.esri.com/activity#nPLoc=/inbox I have a tool ...
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Combo box in python add-in for Arc - keep selected value visible

This seems like a basic question that I cannot figure out. I have looked through other questions on gis.stackexchange and not found it, so forgive me if this is elsewhere. I have a python add-in for ...
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Creating Tkinter dialog box in arcpy?

I would like to create a dialog box which pops up when the user click on a button from a Python Add-In toolbar. The user will navigate to their preferred file and select any shapefiles they wish to ...
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Making Python Add-In using tools built in ModelBuilder?

I have made a set of tools in a toolbox using ArcGIS 10.2 using the model builder. I would like to distribute them as a tool bar, and so created a ArcGIS Python Add-In I was hoping that I could ...
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Number of items in a Combo Box

I'm developing a Combo Box for an ArcMap toolbar, that at present simply lists all of the layers that are in the table of contents. However the height of the drop-down menu is very small, and I cannot ...
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Using Python add-in wizard with ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop?

I'd like to create an add-in for ArcMap (ArcGIS 10.3) using Python. Unfortunately, the wizard does not seem to have been updated for 10.3, which is the only version Esri provides for download at ...
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Limit of Python Add-in for Arcmap?

I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 Version 10.2.2.3552, using ArcMap. I've watched the tutorial here (http://training.esri.com/Courses/ts_PythonAdd-Ins/player.cfm?) and I'm still not understanding this. I ...
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Python add-in works once only?

There is a sample in ArcGIS 10.1 help on creating a add-in using python. This works only once when a layer is selected in combobox, if i need to use this functionality again it does not work and i ...
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Update Layer Symbology based on 1 field with changing data

I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 Version 10.2.2.3552, using ArcMap. I have quite a big task here and before i attempt it i want to know if it is even possible. I've looked up some similar questions on ...
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How to trigger a Python script from an ArcGIS Desktop “save” operation?

Similar to the question Run a Python Script when opening an MXD, I'm looking for a way to run a Python script that is triggered when the "Save" command/button is pressed. I've read the Creating a ...
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Listing Attribute Table in order of Selected objects

Currently when I open my attribute table, I get the order or points by which they are added and I would like to get them in order in which I selected them. For example, I select points (in order): 6, ...
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Python Addin installation on server for multiple users

This may not be specific to Python Addin or could be related to Microsoft Windows Server 2003. I have installed a Python Add-in of ArcGIS for Desktop on server for to be used by multiple users. But it ...
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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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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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Open GP tool as batch using pythonaddins

I'm working on a python toolbar addin and want to open a custom script tool as a batch process upon clicking a button. Is this possible using pythonaddins.GPToolDialog()? I can open as batch by simply ...
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How can I leverage ArcGIS Online sign in credentials/dialog box in a python add-in for Desktop?

When a user has signed in to their ArcGIS Online account in ArcGIS for Desktop (File > Sign In) they have access to their AGOL maps and services and have the ability to publish services and run GP ...
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Is there a python version of qTuio? [closed]

Is there a python version of qTuio? qTuio is implemented in C++. However, I am currently trying to use pyqgis due to problems with C++ environment (I cannot even create a raster layer). Any help is ...
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Changing the active tool in an ArcGIS Python Add-in Tool Palette?

I have an ArcGIS Python Add-in project with a tool palette that contains a dozen different tools. I would like to be able to change the 'active tool', i.e. the tool that is visible on the toolbar, ...
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Arcpy addin editable textbox on tool bar

I would like to add an editable toolbox on an arcpy addin toolbar. This would be used to change values of a threshold but I don't think this is currently available. (What I would really like is a ...
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Assertion Error, Trying to add .tif to group layer

So I am trying to add a layer to a group, but running into problems most likely because of the file is a .tif. I have tried quite a few different iterations of this and looked at a few solutions but ...
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Prevent newly created feature class being automatically added by ArcPy (Python AddIn) to Map Document?

I have a python addin, which as part of its function checks to see if a template point feature class exists on the user's machine. If it doesn't, it creates this file. This template file is used ...
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Python Add-in- Message Box to display area of selected polygons

I am looking to create a Python AddIn which calculates the area of selected polygons. I would like to be able to select the features, click a button on the toolbar, and a Message box displays the sum ...
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How I can do event with two clicks using python add-in wizard?

How I can do event with two clicks using python add-in wizard, I have found a way to do event with one click by adding a New Tool in the wizard, but I need "first click To copy the attributes from ...
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Cleaning up duplicating Python Add-in buttons in ArcMap

I have developed an extensive toolbar with ~30 buttons, tools, combo boxes, etc created using the Python Add-in Wizard and ArcGIS 10.2.2. Something about my development process is causing the buttons,...
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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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Copying XY to clipboard using Python Add-In (ArcMap)

I am trying to create a simple tool to copy XY from where i click the mouse button. What i have done already is: create add-in files using Python Add-In Wizard create toolbar and tool inside it in ...
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Enabling snapping for OnLine method of ArcPy Python Add-In?

I am working on a Python Add-In using ArcGIS 10.2.2 where the user can draw lines and the Add-In will add dimension annotation showing length for each segment of the line that is drawn. I can get ...
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add-in to open automatically "data frame properties

How can created an ArcMap Python add-in using ArcGIS 10.1 to open automatically data frame properties And change the background color of another?
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Can't Remove a Menu in Python Add-in

I have a Python add-in with a good amount of buttons and menus. I'm trying to remove a menu using the addin_assistant, but the menu isn't being removed from config.xml. I've tried removing the add-in ...
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Using Python Add-In to delete/remove ArcMap layers that are turned off?

I have made a python addin button which removes layers that are turned off in an MXD. The strange thing is that I get different results depending on whether I run the python commands in the python ...
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Making 'persistent' ArcMap tool without creating Python add-in?

I want to make an addon that, while editing in ArcMap, will track where I pan and move the viewport. I have the pieces together, but I don't like debugging with the Python Add-In wizard, because I ...
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Changing value field when applying symbology from layer using Python Add-in?

I have a python addin button that creates a layer file from a polygon feature class in ArcMap. I want to take that layer file and, with user input from a combobox, apply it back to the feature class ...
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How does the deactivate function of an ArcGIS Python Add-in Tool work?

I have not been able to figure out how the deactivate function of a Python Add-in Tool works in ArcGIS. The help page that mentions the function, and that it 'causes the tool to no longer be the ...
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How to start an ArcMap editing session without displaying the Editor toolbar

I'm developing a toolbar with some geoprocessing routines and digitizing functionality. On this toolbar I have implemented a "start edit" button. I want to start an edit session by clicking that ...
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Scratch workspace for ArcGIS Desktop: file name conflict for multiple users

I have installed ArcGIS Desktop on a server (it is not ArcGIS Server installation) where I want to give access to users to use toolbar (developed using Python-Addins) that I have developed. All ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 with MatPlotLib Non-Blocking Plot

ArcGIS 10.2 ships with MatPlotLib 1.1.1 installed. I am trying to display a non-blocking plot window. Trials: Launch an interactive plot in a Tk window from a toolbox. This causes the plot to ...
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Opening PDF generated by Python AddIn using Report (*.rlf) file automatcally?

As a test I have: Authored a test.mxd with one layer called Localities in a single data frame called Layers Authored a test.rlf using View | Reports > Create Report of ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop ...
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Can ArcPy fill forms in Add-in interface?

I'm trying to build an ArcPy tool, which will ask the user to input some information (ID, Name, Address, Zip, etc.) first. My add-in interface is shown below, and hope to implement that once the user ...
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Add points to shapefile and display over map interactively using Python Add-Ins

I want to add points to a shapefile interactively using pythonaddins and display them over map. Points are added to shapefile but not to display. Please suggest how to fix this discrepancy. class ...
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Disable customized context menu for some cases using python

I create a python add-in tool to add new item to the context menu, but I want the new item enabled only when user right click on map when within a buffer of polyline feature. I haven't figure out how ...