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Is there a way to use ArcPy and PyGRASS tools in the same Python script?

I´m trying to write a Python script, that includes different ArcPy / ArcGIS commands and want to combine it with GRASS geoprocessing tools. Unfortunately importing the GRASS libraries doesn´t work. ...
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Why does tool take longer to run when in Python script?

I have written a python script that does some euclidean allocation. For that I use arcpy.gp.EucAllocation_sa() method. Now, my python script takes 30-40% extra time than spatial analyst euclidean ...
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Cursor only completes one loop

I am at the end of my rope here. This cursor runs fine for one iteration and then stops. It doesn't throw an error, it just completes. There are 3,000 rows in my table, so I don't know why it would do ...
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Get X, Y coordinates in the center of a raster cell

I am trying to get the X, Y coordinates of all the cells of a raster file, using Python 2.6 and ArcGIS 10.0. I would like to get the X, Y coordinates in the center of the cell. Is there any way to ...
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Read an ArcGIS Feature dataset using GDAL

I am new to GDAL in Python and would like to use it to create a list of populated layers in a ArcGIS mdb Feature datasets. I have the code below that provides a list of all the populated layers but ...
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Calculating slope cell-by-cell in ArcPy

I am relatively new to the ArcGIS-Python environment and want to calculate elevation raster slope. But it says "ValueError: setting an array element with a sequence". Below code is what I have. Any ...
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(New at Python Scripting) Creating a Loop so i can replace text in page layout in multiple mxds instead of one mxd at a time

I found some code on a website that will perform a search and replace on page layout text elements. Currently you can only do it one MXD at a time. I was hoping to change the code so I can do a search ...
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Why would “import arcpy” hang Python script run from DOS/cmd prompt?

I have a very small test script (test.py) that I use to see if Python is installed and ready to use ArcPy. All it contains is: print "Starting" import os print "OS imported" import arcpy print "ArcPy ...
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How do I make a user input array or list in python?

I don't know which one I need actually because I am relatively new to python. What my goal is to have a stand alone script to run multiple buffers based on user input. For example, I would like to ask ...
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How to use Matplotlib in Python 2.6 installed by default ArcGIS 10.0 installation?

I am wondering if anyone has successfully run Matplotlib with the default installation of Python 2.6 that comes Arcgis 10.0. It does not seem to work with the python version installed by Arcgis 10.0. ...
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Variable XML dataset as reader in FME

I have one problem i am thinking how to solve. My workbench is started from python script. Workbench reads xml file, but name of xml file is each time different. So is it possible to solve this with ...
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How to create a shortcut (a button) for “Make this the only selectable layer” in Python 2.6?

I'm trying to create a script in Python 2.6 to make a button or a keyboard shortcut for "Make This The Only Selectable Layer". I came across the following VBA scripts on the net, but the problem is ...
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How to join MySQL data with GIS data using arcpy?

Here is my problem, I have a MySQL database with table in it that has 4 columns: ID, Owner, Address, Legal. And I also have an ArcGIS GDB that has a parcel layer that has in it a PID field. I am ...
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How can I write a python script for repairing broken links in ArcGIS 10 for different new paths of layers or shapefiles?

I have an .mxd with broken link layers and each layer has a different new path. I know the python script for repairing the broken links of the layers, but I want to put all the new paths of the layers ...
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Is it possible to use RPy/RPy2 in a Geoprocessing Script that is exposed as a GP Task on ArcGIS Server?

Is it possible to publish a Script tool that uses the RPy/RPy2 module (or more generally any Python-to-R link) to ArcGIS Server 10 SP2? If so, what specifically do I need to do, i.e. Install R on the ...
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Stop an arcgis model until all values are collected and then continue

This is similar to Modelbuilder - If precondition is false, continue iterating next input but I want the iterate tool to run to collect all the values and only then continue to the merge. Any ideas? ...
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How can you auto-increment in a Python Script (not Field Calculator)?

I want to autoincrement values in a field within a Python script. I've done this using Field Calculator and the code referenced here. I tried using this code in the Python script below but it is not ...
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VB/Python script to populate a field with maximum value among other fields

I am using ArcGIS 10. I have a little experience with python but i feel that python in ArcGIS is slightly different. VB will work fine as well. Problem: I have n different columns called 'percent_1', ...
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FME values used in python

I need one attribute value from FME and use it in python script as a parameter. How can I do this? Do I have to have def_init_() def input(), def close() also?
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Run FME Workbench with Python

I would like start/run FME workbench from one external python script. Is there some simple syntax/command to do this?
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pair value comparison to generate new raster using arcpy/python

I want to write a function which takes in two arguments (from two rasters) and compare those 2 values against a set of hard coded pair values inside function. Then return a value which i want to use ...
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Why does AddGeometryColumn error using the libspatialite-2 DLL with pysqlite2?

What I'm trying to achieve is to create a geometry column of a point based on the latitude and longitude of that particular row in the already created table. Given the following code: ...
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Using Python in ArcGIS 10, create a line between the middle of the polylines which are intersected

I have got a river network as a feature class in a gdb. I need to calculate the topologic attributes via the connectivity graph of the river network. A graph-theoretic representation of river ...
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How do I programmatically create non-feature-linked, simple line callout annotation and set the anchor point?

Vitals: ArcGIS-ArcView 10.0, Python 2.6.5, PythonWin, comtypes I'll start with my main questions: How, using ArcObjects, do I go about creating non-feature-linked geodatabase annotation features ...
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Exporting records from an attribute table and placing them in a txt file

I am trying desperately to grab records in a shapefile's attribute table and copy them, with additional formatting to a txt file. Below is the code I have developed thus far: I have used the ...
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GRASS Geoprocessing in Python Script

I´m trying to get some GRASS geoprocessig tools running in a python script outside GRASS. I´m able to import grass.script, but I´m not able to get the tools running yet. Does anybody know what I´m ...
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create folder with random number for each session using arcpy

I am processing data and it is required to have same name of outputs [standard names] for different geographical regions. Therefore it is necessary to save outputs in different folders each time. Is ...
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How to truncate file geodatabase tables with python?

Everything is in the title. I need to truncate file geodatabase tables (1 or all) with python. What is the code for that? Thank you in advance!
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How to catch invalid expression errors in Python?

I have a script that creates a new feature using arcpy.GetParameterAsText, but I'm having trouble creating an error message for incorrect user input. The input for a parcel # should be something like ...
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pop up message box before a tool execution with arcpy/python

I want to add a box message to pop up before execution of a button tool. When I click a button which will do geoprocessing, i want a box to appear on view before processing with message that i am ...
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How to change DXF unit by Python 2.6

I have a bunch of DXF files to import into ArcGIS 10 but they are all in mm. However I need to change the unit to Meter and to do this I have to open AutoCAD to do it each time. Can anyone help to ...
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Silence user warnings for GRASS-PYTHON program

I've created a program that runs externally from GRASS v6.4.1, using python 2.6. It imports an ESRI shapefile, and exports a seperate KML for every polygon in this vector file. Polygons with ...
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ArcObjects ITextSymbol.GetTextSize in Python revisited: usage with StartDrawing and FinishDrawing methods

I am using ArcGIS 10.0/ArcObjects and Python 2.6. I am trying to get the usage of the ITextSymbol.GetTextSize method correct. The syntax, as established in an earlier question, is: dblx, dbly = ...
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How to get easting & northing of cell in raster using ArcPy?

It might be very simple task. But I would appreciate if someone can comment on How I can get easting and northing of a single cell raster using arcpy as this value is used for in further steps. ...
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how to make a line from a set of gps points?

As a part of my research I need to create the trajectory of respondents according to the their collected GPS data (including X and Y). I am familiar with python programming, but I am a beginner in ...
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to extract 3d points from a shp file

I'm trying to work with the shapefile on python, the file " donnees.shp" contains 3d points I need to extract attributes from this file but my code returns an error: >>> import shapefile ...
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Export data driven pages only in changed mxd, with arcpy script

I have an arcpy script below to export a map book to pdf. The index layer are forty acre boundaries (township and range quarter sections). The data in the mxd is on an oracle database and updated ...
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Problem with python script to control GRASS GIS from outside - How to import grass.script under Win 8.1?

I am working with GRASS 6.4.3 and python 2.7.6 under WIN 8.1. I am a novice with computer science and coding, and I have seen many posts including those:Is it possible to use GRASS GIS in Python ...
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Create a new File Geodatabase(10.0) using data from existing Filegeodatabase(9.3)

I want top create a new file geo-database using python, which I am able to do using arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management(Fpath,"TestGDB","10.0") But I want to transfer all data from an existing File ...
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help writing a python script

Hi I need help with writing a script: The task I have a point feature class of graffiti incidents and a polygon feature class of patrol zones with some empty attributes already created for you. I ...
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Does SearchCursor reset work in ArcGIS 10.0?

In a script I have designed a function that is used multiple times on different search cursors to search through a whole table. Function variables: p - a list of points: actually a list of ...
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Import Arcpy using PythonWin

I tried to install pythonwin26-212 from ArcGIS10.0 Desktop CD. pythonwin26-212 stops working as soon as I press "Enter" in the interactive window. (ps. I downloaded pythonwin26-212 from sourceforge ...
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Import Error:No module named shapely.wkb

OpenERP GeoEngine I have installed OpenERP 6.1 version, works fine .,When i'm trying to add CamptoCamp GeoEngine Modules with OpenERP getting below find eror: Installation Prerequisites: OpenERP ...
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ResultObject: Error in getting output

I am getting "ResultObject: Error in getting output" message when I run the following code. I know it has something to do with "os.path.join" but can't figure out what. Thanks. Sam import arcpy ...
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create a fishnet using lat/lon table text file

I have a text file with lat/lon table values and want to use this information to generate a fishnet using python. Any heads up would be deeply appreciative. Also please point to if this has been ...
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Convert .mxd to .qgs, MXD2QGS fix?

I've had a look at the following thread about using MXD2QGS and so far I've figured out that this only works with version 10.0 and Python 2.6. I installed MXD2QGS on a machine with Arc10.0 and Python ...
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Rectangle for Clip_management using arcpy

I want to draw an interactive rectangle on screen which should be used as the extent for clipping geometry for raster datasets. Any suggestion?
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Import works in Pyscripter2.6 and Python26 Console, but not in ArcMap

I'm trying to "import clr" and get an error saying "dynamic module not initialized properly". It works fine in Pyscripter and the regular console (which is actually updated from the PythonNet build), ...
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add definition query to layers in a group

I'm trying to develop a python code that will apply the same definition query to all layers in a specified group. I currently have a working code that will apply a definition query to all layers in ...
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Relate first point and last point of polyline to point feature(s)

I am working on a small script using ArcMap10/arcpy to generate a upstream-downstream uniqueid for a polyline feature class using point id's that fall on the starting point and ending point of a line. ...