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How do I insert a DATAFRAME_ELEMENT value into a dynamically generated shape file containing its extent?

This is for ArcGIS 10, Python 2.65. I have code which captures the extent of dataframes within all mxd's in a directory. I also want it to add the dataframe name, scale and the name of the mxd it ...
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Spatial Analyst Cell Statistics seems to give the wrong answer in ArcGIS 10.0

I have a script that calculates standard deviation for a list of grids using the Cell Statistics function in Spatial Analyst for ArcGIS 10.0 The syntax is this: stdevGrid = ...
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Is it possible to destroy a spatial index?

QGIS 1.9 Is it possible to destroy a spatial index? I am noticing that if I generate a spatial index on a set of polylines (within a plugin), split one of the lines, and then recreate the spatial ...
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How to save after using fet.setFeatureId in pyQGIS?

By using the following code, I want to change the id of the line when saving the line. But the setFeatureId command, gives a false when doing the commitChanges(). Any idea how to change the id? vl = ...
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os.sep in python scripting

what is os.sep and when should i use os.sep while scripting for arcgis ? for example in below code i don't understand why should i use os.sep . import arcpy from arcpy import env import os # Set ...
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Python Script to Add Fields to Feature Classes

I have to try to add a field called 'Name' to a bunch of different feature classes using python, and then access the name of the feature class to fill in the field. I have no idea how to even start ...
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GetParameterAsText() error in python script

i have a huge problem with an error . when i use getparameterastext and use it for searchcursor , i encounter to an error .for example the below code import arcpy featureClass = ...
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More Efficient Spatial join in Python without QGIS, ArcGIS, PostGIS, etc

I'm attempting to do a spatial join much like the example here: Is there a python option to "join attributes by location"?. However, that approach seems really inefficient / slow. Even ...
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Is it possible to open rasters as array in NumPy without using another library?

I know that it is possible to open a raster as an array in NumPy using GDAL, but I want to skip GDAL and use NumPy only, as it is cooler handling rasters with NumPy as matrices. There is a similar ...
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UpdateCursor only takes last value of SearchCursor

I have this piece of code: #written on python 2.7 for ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2 import arcpy #set to folder where features are located arcpy.env.workspace = "c:\\Users\\python_ex" #on windows use \\ ...
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How to install Fiona to read Shapefile attributes with OSGeo4W?

I´m developing a plugin in Python and I need to read the shapefile attributes, so I found the Fiona API and dbfpy also but I don't understand how to install these packages because I install the QGIS ...
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Export list of values into csv or txt file

I would like to know how to export in Arcgis a list of values calculated in python script into one of the following data formats: csv, txt, xls, dbase or other. I would also like to know how to create ...
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Merging many rasters using Python

I have a list of many many rasters. I want to have a simple and easy to understand script that takes this and merges it into one big mosaic. I found a similar question but the accepted answer adivises ...
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Convert code VB to Python

I need to convert this code to be used by python in ArcGIS if [Field_1] < [Field_2] : pd = [Field_1] else: pd = [Field_2]
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Python script for Field Calculator. ArcGis 10.2.2

I have a point shapefile with two columns i want to process. The first column is aspect and the second is aspect_m60, there is only one row with the aspect of my point. I have tried to write a script ...
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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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Insert.da.Cursor, Error - Sequence size must match size of row

So I'm working on this script which creates a table within a geodatabase. It then grabs the unique values from a list and attempts to insert them into the table using an Insert Cursor. I get the ...
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How to limit input of Python script parameter to polyline only when using Layer file?

When the parameter is feature class I can filter the input to polyline only. How to do this when the input is layer file at CURRENT MXD? I'm looking for something that will operate before the script ...
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ARCGIS Python script (needs a raw input line to let the user choose the output file name)

I just need a quick fix here. Having trouble finding a way to allow the user to input the new output file name (the one that is created after the buffer function completes). Any ideas? I am also not ...
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Delete first two letters from a string field

I'm looking for a field calculator python statement to delete only the first two letters of string entries. For Ex: !Name!.strip([0:2]) I know this syntax is incorrect. Thanks a lot
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Syntax error from Python parser of ArcGIS field calculator if then?

Using ArcMap - I would like to calculate one field based on the value of another field. I want to Update the field 'Date_Class' based on the value in another field 'MIN_YEAR_B'. I was trying to do ...
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Writing conditional (if/then) statements into Field Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop using Python parser?

I have gotten stuck on another seemingly simple arcgis field calculator python expression. I obtained a great answer to a another similar question a few years ago: Python Field Calculator ArcGIS 10 ...
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Using python to get extent and split coordinates into list

I have the following code: for fc in fcs: desc = arcpy.Describe(fc) ext = desc.extent ext.split(" ") print ext I'm getting error: AttributeError: Point: Get attribute split does not ...
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How do you create a point at the midpoint of a polyline with Python?

I have a polyline shapfile (that contains multiple lines) and am trying to create a point at the midpoint of each line using python. I am currently using the ET Geowizards tool 'PolylineToPoints' ...
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Invoke FME batch process/Process using c#

I want to invoke FME batch process and general FME processes using c#, I have no idea about FME, can anyone please let me know if anything like this is possible?or is it possible in python, any help ...
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Where to find PySAL toolbox for ArcGIS?

I installed PySAL but i can't find the toolbox for ArcGIS.
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SImple model works, resulting script doesn't

The goal is to convert an XY layer (from Excel) into a feature class. The "MakeXY" portion works flawlessly, the arcpy.FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion portion inevitably returns a 999999 "Table ...
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Shapefile list gone missing in dialog window

I have updated my script in ArcGIS 10.3 to include the copyFeatures_management geoprocessing tool because I want to only copy the features that already have the same projection, not reproject them; ...
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How to add “0” to multiple parts of text value in Field Calculator with Python

I have values in a text column that are as follows: 000_100 100_200 ... 1000_1100 1100_1200 I want it to read: 0000_0100 0100_0200 ... 1000_1100 1100_1200 I want all values to have the ...
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How to populate attribute table with sequential numbers?

Using Python, how can we populate a field in a feature class automatically in increasing order? The user must be able to provide the start number. For example, say he wants to populate values from 51 ...
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How to create folders from shapefile attributes using ArcPy/Python?

I am wondering if anyone has solved this or can help me on my code. I have a Parcel shapefile, and I would like to create folders based on the attribute data (per row) from a field in the shapefile; ...
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How to set NULL value by arcpy.da.InsertCursor on date column?

How to set NULL value by arcpy.da.InsertCursor on date column? I try insert "NULL", None, '', 0 dictIN= [{'field1':"test1",'date1':'01-02-2015','date2':''},\ ...
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Split a string column into 2 columns in python [closed]

I have a csv file and this is the structure of that file. It has only one column with number of strings. I want to split this one column into 2 columns at the character \. Can anyone please tell me ...
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Concatenating fields with label expressions using Python

I am trying to combine three numeric fields together for a feature's label. I only want to label the feature if it is over 0. The labeled numbers need to be separated a dash ("-"). This is what I ...
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Edit Field Value of Feature Class Using Python in ArcGIS 10.2

I have a feature class whose attribute table looks like this: Latitude | Longitude | Area For the area column, all rows are null. I would like to put in a specific value for all rows using Python. ...
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Python: How to create a Polygon Shapefile from a list of X,Y coordinates?

I have a list of X,Y coordinates from a csv file, that represent a polygon. I´m trying to create a Polygon-Shapefile from this list. I´ve been trying around and found a possbility to write the list to ...
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Simple WMS server

Is there a way to implement a WMS server using only php or python cgi and mysql? I can't use geoserver or mapserver and postgres and any other software as they are not provided by the administrator.
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GDAL and Python - Don't print GDAL Error messages

According to the GDAL Python Documentation, GDAL functions do not raise exceptions or errors but do print errors to the console via stdout and stderr. I have some code in my script that calls ...
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How to extract subdataset from HDF raster?

I am trying to extract a subdataset from HDF raster. Later on, I intend to make operations such as mosaicking and extracting raster averages from the extracted subdataset. The following code is ...
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Does arcpy have an issue with directory names starting with a number?

I have a script to export DDP extents to tif and when I change arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF(mxd,"tests\BA\BA10k_" + str(ddp.pageRow.PageName) + ".tif",df,9306,9306*ar,1800,True) to ...
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Help with a Simple Code to Read a Metadata from a Raster File

Please help me with a python code to read metadata from a Raster file. Thanks
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Running ArcGIS 10 Python script on a unix server - is it possible?

I've written some python scrips that use the ArcPy module to do some pretty intensive processing. I'd like to be able to run these on the fast unix server we have in our department so that I don't ...
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How to create a pop-up box if a condition is true in a table? (ArcMap 10)

I'm creating a script that will grab layout data from a table for the current Building Number of the current building my map series is on. It works fine, but I need it to pop up a window if multiple ...
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Generate a string based on an integer range

After some initial research, I was unable to find a solution for the following issue. I'm sure there's an answer to this question already floating around here somewhere, but hopefully someone can give ...
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Getting index of active data frame in ArcPy?

I am a little surprised to see that there seems to be no way to get the index of the active data frame in ArcPy, or did I miss something? For example, what if you want to add a tool’s output to the ...
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ArcGIS Python if statements say field not nullable?

I am creating a new field - let's call it A (SHORT INTEGER) in shp file using Modelbuilder and I need to fill it it with the values from two different fields. First step is to fill field A with the ...
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How to remove period, comma, symbols using field calculator?

I want to delete . , # in attribute table using field calculator (VB Script or Python). How can I remove these using this example address: N. First St., Unit #1 (I don't need city or state name) I ...
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How to programmatically close a QMessagebox without clicking ok or X? [closed]

So part of my script in PyQGIS is this: QMessageBox.warning(None,"Warning","bla bla bla") The box apperas just fine but i want it to close after a few seconds so i am looking for something like ...
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Extract numbers from string field

I am trying to calculate field test2 with only the numeric values from a string field test. The entire script is like: def makestr(test) list=[] for s in test: if s.isdigit(): ...
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How to split a line every x meters? [duplicate]

I have a line that I ultimately want to split up into points. The points should be every 100 meter along the line. So I don't want to extract the nodes. Are there any OpenSource (QGIS, Python) tools ...