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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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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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Code to open web browser crashes ArcMap when run from a Python add-in

I created an ArcMap Python add-in using ArcGIS 10.1 to open a webpage after the map is clicked. It opens the page but then ArcGIS crashes. import arcpy import pythonaddins import webbrowser class ...
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Installing an ArcGIS add-in on several PCs

I usually do my python scripts and add them to ArcMap in the form of add-ins. First I launch the ArcGIS Python Add-In Wizard, create a project, a toolbar and the tool. Then, every time I do an ...
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How to control state of buttons in Python Add-In?

I have bunch of buttons to perform separate tasks within a Python Add-In. Buttons are greyed out and required to be enabled after initial tools run. In the following example, tool1 is turned off after ...
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Python Addin Wizard Combobox scripting help with zooming to selection

I am coding an addin to allow me to use 3 comboboxes to select specific regions within a state. Once these are all selected in the comboboxes I need a final button to zoom to the selected area, ...
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ArcGIS python add in to call python script for importing mdb data

im trying to change from a .net toolbar to a python toolbar in ArcGIS 10.2 and am having some difficulty. I have some stand alone python script which i know works and does what i need to do but i ...
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How to add a separator to an ArcGIS python add-in menu?

In several places (e.g. Making separator and button menu in customized Toolbar using ArcObjects?) I have seen it mentioned that the way to add a separator for add-in menus and toolbars is adding the ...
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Python Add-In Dialog with Textboxes in ArcPy?

With Python Add-In Wizard I created a ButtonTool with which I: click in the map get the coordinates of the mouseclick-location in a dialog with textboxes I want to receive the coordinates in a ...
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ArcPy combination of different featurelayers in Combox

I developed a Combox which: combines values from different featurelayers the User can select an ID or activitycode (acode) the active view zooms to the object (biotop or Protected Area) The ...
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ArcPy: Save and open mxd without closing ArcGIS

With Python Add-In Wizard I created a Button which: looks in a specific directory for the last created/modified folder (which is created with another tool) saves the current mxd with a new name in ...
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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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Making Python Add-Ins for ArcMap after installing ArcGIS Pro prevents double-click running of makeaddin.py at Python 2.x?

I've been working quite a lot with Python Add-Ins over the past week or so in a Windows 7 SP1 configuration with ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop and ArcGIS Pro 1.0.2 installed. I also installed Python ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Python-addin Zipfile locked

I made a Python-Addin-Button with the function to create a zip. Everything works fine, but after creating the zip-file, the zipfile is locked, when the mxd-Project is open. Any suggestions why I can't ...
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Conflicts using Tkinter/wxPython with Python AddIn scripting?

I want to design a custom dialog window where i can select various datasets of choice using scroll down option and specify some conditions and thresholds. Right now i am using python addins within ...
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What does [missing] on ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop Python addin mean? [duplicate]

I need to load all layer names into a combo box. I did the same using esri site. But the tool is showing [missing]. import arcpy import pythonaddins class LayersComboBoxClass(object): ...
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Invoking Context-sensitive Help for Python AddIn Button?

In an experimental Python AddIn that I've created using ArcPy from ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop I have put some test help into my config.xml for a button called Button4: <Button caption="Button4" ...
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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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Import functions in python Add-In logic script

I am running into an error. I have a set of functions which I want to import in the python Add-In script at the time of execution, but when I built Add-In with "import stats" line then tools are ...
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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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Open popup dialog window on button click in Python AddIn?

I'm trying to figure out a way to display an image in a dialog box that will be used for a help menu for my toolbar addins. The best scenario i've found is using the pythonaddins module and the ...
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ArcGIS Python Add-in using non-GUI window

Does anyone know how to create ArcGIS Python Add-in, that will allow after clicking on a feature, open a new window with a few pictures connected with the feature and then let the user change these ...
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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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Problems using da.UpdateCursor in python Add_in to Edit Feature Class

I am currently attempting to create a Python Add_in tool which will perform a set of geoprocessing operations resulting in new values for a specific !shape.area!acres calculation on a new layer and ...
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How to add separator in ArcGIS python add-in tool bar?

I am trying to separate two sets of button tools in a python add-in toolbar. I am trying to make a toolbar like existing arcmap toolbar where different classes of tools separated by "|". Can this be ...
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Creating ArcGIS toolbar with new tools using Python?

I have written a number of fairly-simple python functions using arcpy which help a user significantly when performing a certain workflow using various tools (both ArcGIS toolbox tools and external ...
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Accessing results of trace geometric network tool in Python AddIn? [closed]

I'm attempting to write a python addin to ArcGIS that will carry out numerous traces on a geometric network using user specified flags/barriers. The first trace works fine and I'm able to access the ...
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Arcmap Python add-in wizard run code on start-up/open document

I have the following code that I want to run each time a Arcmap is open: Windows 7 ArcMap 10.3.1 I have followed the instructions here: ...
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Is there a script to Python for Click to toggle selectable?

I cannot write a script using ArcPy (Click to toggle selectable). To make a layer unavailable for sampling! I just need to create a tool to automate several processes, one of them is the ability to ...
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Select polygon feature(s) in ArcMap and pass this selection into Python Addin

Does anyone has an Pyhton example to select polygon feature (or features) in ArcMap and pass this selection into a Python Addin? The selection made by mouse will be better.
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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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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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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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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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Re-compiling Python Addin after editing script?

I have been developing a few python addins and I'm just wondering what is the best way to re-compile the addin anytime I edit the script. Currently, if I make an edit to the script, it seems like I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...