Python toolboxes are geoprocessing toolboxes that are created entirely using Python in ArcGIS 10.1 (and later) for Desktop

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TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for *: 'float' and 'geoprocessing Layer object'

I am getting a rather unclear type error, and after searching online I cannot find any solutions that help. I am trying to create my own python toolbox for wifi router signal loss, and I am trying to ...
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How to build a raster populated with an equation in a python toolbox?

I am working on creating a python toolbox to solve for WiFi signal properties based on various inputs, and for the end result I would like to have the output in the form of a raster. I need this ...
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Python tools won't open when clicked on

I am creating a python toolbox within ArcGIS 10.3 and I am having issues opening it up in ArcMap. I have been editing it, saving it, and running it within ArcMap this whole time to test it little by ...
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Python toolbox - keep parameter value updated after re-altering parameters

I am writing a Python toolbox with (among other) 3 parameters: 2 boolean (check boxes) and 1 string. The string parameter's properties depends on the 2 booleans' value: If at least the first boolean ...
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Validating derived parameters for ModelBuilder and Python Toolbox?

I'm working on a tool in a Python toolbox and I'm running into trouble getting the output tables to work in ModelBuilder. The tool takes an input table view and ultimately uses the Table Select ...
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How to add multiple feature classes from TOC as input by Model Builder?

I am tasked to create a tool using Model Builder. The tool requires input of multiple feature classes that are added in the Table of Contents of ArcMap. The user will then be able to select multiple ...
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Updating Field Mappings Parameter on table selection in Python Toolbox?

I am building a python toolbox with ArcPy and would like to associate an input feature class parameter with a field mapping, so that once user selects the input feature class the field map populates ...
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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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How can I programatically set the “Description” for a ArcPy Geoprocessing Service?

When I create a Python Toolbox (pyt), I set the name and description of the toolbox. When I create the parameters, I can set their name, type, default value, in/out, etc. Basically, everything that ...
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Configuring Python to avoid conflict with ArcGIS for Desktop (ArcPy)?

I am trying to find the best way to configure a new version of python in my computer (windows) so that I do not have any problem with the python version that I have with ArcGIS. Is there anyway to ...
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Field calculater in Python console from QGIS

I have some doubts in syntax of processing.runalg(qgis:fieldcalculator) in python console of QGIS. I want to create a new field in a shapefile and calculate this formula: [D_PATRICIA]*1000. ...
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Returning feature class from Python toolbox

I am trying to return a feature class (my sample data is a polygon fc) from a Python toolbox and cannot find any information about what I have to set to get it to work. This runs successfully and ...
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ArcGIS tool for graph analysis

I have a road network shape file. After creating Network dataset I get a graph with vertices and edges. I need to create a tool for ArcGIS (through a Python code) which enables to calculate depth of ...
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Using Custom Functions in Python Toolbox?

I am trying to put together a python toolbox (Arc 10.1) and would like to use a defined function in my code. The function is: 'sys' is imported at the top of the file def listdirs(folder): ...
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Problems with using python script in ArcGIS for Server 10.1

I have a geo-processing model that works perfectly in ArcGIS desktop (10.1) and successfully publishes as a GP Task to ArcGIS Server (10.1). Once I try to execute the GP task (either through a widget ...
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How do you use Windows folders as acrpy Parameters

I am having problems trying to perform simple folder management operations in an ArcGIS python toolbox. First here's some code snippets (I have left out all of the stuff that does not pertain to this ...
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Python toolboxes missing (Can't use ArcGIS 10.2.2 toolboxes)

I was trying to use Hot Spot Analysis Toolbox on ArcGIS 10.2.2 but this error message appears: updateParameters Syntax Error Runtime error Traceback (most recent call last): File c:\program ...
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Creating a custom toolbox and python script to analyze fire data

My goal is to create both an ArcGIS toolbox and an independent python script to do the analysis of fire occurence in the Southwest (by season) through ArcMap as well as independently with python. I ...
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Esri Python Toolbox(pyt) corruption in ArcToolbox.dat

Symptoms: Open ArcCatalog and all tools within Python Toolbox(pyt) have a red-x error next to them claiming that "Arcpy module has no attribute Parameter" Close ArcCatalog Delete ArcToolbox.dat file ...
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How can I use updateParameters to handle both points AND polyline feature layers?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2.1 and Python 2.7.5. I would like my updateParameters to enable and disable fields based on if a feature is a point or a polygon. If the point is selected then I need the ...
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How apply error messages to a python toolbox that prevent my tool from running with bad parameters?

This is a continuation of my question here: Point and Polyline I tried making this question easier to follow. My tool accepts two main parameters - a continuous centerline and a table (or a feature ...
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pop() method returns error with feature class list in ArcGIS python toolbox

I am trying to do something very simple, but I'm pulling my hair out with this one. In an ArcGIS python toolbox, for one of my tools I ask the user for a list of feature layers, using the following ...
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Model Builder: Enable / Disable parameters based on Conditions / Preconditions

I have been working with Model Builder and am having trouble placing a precondition on an input parameter. However, I may be going about it in the wrong way and may just need a Python script. My ...
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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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Set GPLinearUnit type parameter default based on input spatial reference (Buffer Example)

Within a .pyt python toolbox I'd like to have a parameter of data type GPLinearUnit get a default value based on an input Feature Class (FC). The standard Buffer (Analysis) tool works as a great ...
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GPRecordSet in python toolBox

I would like to use a GPRecordSet in my python toolBox as an output parameter. This geoprocessing will be share on my ArcgGIS server and in my ArcGIS portal. I haven't see any documentation on how to ...
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Running Python toolbox tool both standalone from other tools within same Python toolbox?

I have created a python toolbox for work that has two tools inside. These tools use the toolbox template and so have a init, getParameterInfo, etc. I want to be able to run one tool both stand alone ...
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How can I extract the measurelength, highmeasure and lowmeasure of routes in ArcGIS

I'm trying to create road Routes in ArcGIS, which traditionally have been created using workstation. I've managed to write a Python script to do this, however, unlike ArcInfo, the attributes ...
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Calculate field management not working within customized Python tool in ArcGIS

I am trying to make a custom made Python Script tool which I would like to use in Model builder. I am using the arcpy.Calulate_field_management function (simple reclass function as an example), but it ...
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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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Python Toolbox Parameter List Update/Refresh?

I am using a python toolbox in ArcGIS 10.2.2 and want a drop down list of all the versions for the person reconciling to choose from. (And I do not want to include dbo.DEFAULT and DS.Draft). But this ...
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I can't seem to use arcpy.mapping print command. It's not displaying the mxds in the loop

Here's the code for the third parameter that list the local printers: # Third Parameter printer = arcpy.Parameter( displayName="Select a Printer", name="printer", datatype="String", ...
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ArcGIS Python Toolbox Parameter Filter.List ValueList Delete/Remove for Reconciling Versions

Does anyone know if and how you can remove a value from a parameter filter list? In my case, I am using a python toolbox in ArcGIS 10.2.2 and want a drop down list of all the versions for the person ...
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Web-based thumbnail image in 'Item Description' for a Python toolbox [ArcGIS 10.1]

I'm using locally stored images as thumbnails in the Item Description for a python toolbox [ArcGIS 10.1]. I'd like to load the images from an online source so other users of the toolbox can still see ...
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How to Change Parameter Type from Optional to Required

I am creating a Python toolbox with 5 parameters. One of the parameters is a Boolean/checkbox, which checks if the user wants to edit the labels of a shapefile. What I would hope to do is if the user ...
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Can one parameter choice on Python toolbox tool set Display Names of other parameters?

I would like to be able to create a Python toolbox tool (or a Python script tool) where a choice made from the first parameter (Category in the images below) changes the Display Name of other ...
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Permanently add a python toolbox to ArcToolbox

I've written a python toolbox for my company containing several scripts to speed up various repetitive tasks. Each time we want to use it we have to open ArcToolbox, right click and select "Add ...
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Is it possible to call a complicated query as a stored procedure within a geoprocessing service?

I need to implement a searching geoprocessing service. A part of the query should be very complicated and use oracle text. My service should support spatial search too. 1) I am thinking of ...
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ODCostMatrix in a Python Toolbox, field mappings questions

I am trying to create a Python Toolbox in ArcGIS to accomplish Network Analyst tasks. Globally the toolbox has to create and solve an ODCostMatrix Layer. The users has to enter Origins and ...
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How to print log from FME when run from python script?

I created a Spatial ETL ToolBox in ArcCatalog. When I run the tool from ArcCatalog I see log massages. But when I run this tool from a python script, the logs do not print to the python console. ...
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Using choice of one parameter to populate column of multi-value control ready to have values for second column chosen?

This relates to my earlier question Can one parameter choice on Python toolbox tool set Display Names of other parameters?, but attempts to describe the requirement, rather than my attempted solution, ...
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Tutorial on creating python toolboxes?

I've done the ESRI training: Creating Python Toolboxes Using ArcGIS 10.1 but is there anything more in depth? Since VBA is no longer supported in ArcMap 10 and up I'm trying to convert a cross section ...
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Configuration problem anaconda python in ArcGIS

I used Eclipse with PyDev to create a script in Python (windows 7 x64). My code runs perfect when I start the run in Eclipse, but when I add it as a Tool in ArcGIS 10.1, I have the following problems: ...
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How to perform Tool Validation in Python Toolbox?

I'm trying to make sure there is no '-' in the output filename, and if there is, to set an error (circle with the red 'X') so that the tool can't be run, and have a tooltip that explains the issue. ...
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Set default values for value table in Python Toolbox tool

I created a Python Toolbox tool to reorder fields and create a new feature class with the reordered fields. The tool works nicely and I am able to use a value table to let the user arrange the fields ...
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Using valueAsText, giving me unicode data instead of a list

I am learning Python to create toolbox right now. When I'm trying to get the parameter, using valueAsText, the date returned is unicode instead of a list that I was expecting. This is the code that I ...
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Why learn/use Python Toolboxes over Python Script Tools?

I've written a few Python Toolboxes (which are new at ArcGIS 10.1), but am yet to decide whether/when I should write them rather than Python Script Tools in a standard toolbox. I thought the Online ...
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Select value from list in Python toolbox

within a Python toolbox in ArcGIS 10.2 I fill a parameter with a list. parameters[0].filter.list = myList It is essentialy a list of strings and will give the user a range of predefined years. Later I ...
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Filtered list in ArcGIS toolbox

My goal is to grab a bunch of feature classes, select the first feature class, list the fields, and return that list to parameter 1 as a filtered list. My ArcGIS toolbox is setup with 2 parameters. ...
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Cause of KeyError in Python Toolbox of ArcPy?

This question arises from Performing Point Distance analysis using Basic level license of ArcGIS for Desktop?. I basically copied and pasted PolyGeo's answer and formatted it into a python toolbox ...