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Odd behavior in a QGIS plugin: my function is triggered twice

I have a plugin with a function (triggered by a button) that selects a specific layer by name, then shows its attribute table. When I close the plugin and open it again, the attribute table pops up ...
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standard way to write a netcdf4

What is the standard way to write a netcdf4? I'm using this guide http://netcdf4-python.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/docs/netCDF4-module.html but when I dump the output file with ncdump, I get the error: ...
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how to write a netcdf4 in the right manner [duplicate]

What is the standard way to write a netcdf4? I'm using this guide http://netcdf4-python.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/docs/netCDF4-module.html but when I dump the output file with ncdump, I get the error: ...
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QGIS Modeler flexibility and errors?

I'm trying to build a simple multi-step selection (by attribute) with the QGIS Modeler. I created a simple sample layer to avoid data-driven errors. Now I want to query the layer and select features ...
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How to export a set of layers into multiple PDF(orAI)files, one layer at a time?

I am completely NEW to PYTHON(only took a 3-hr entry course in ESRI tutorial. I have a dataset contains files named as "1_A, 1_B, 1_C....12_A,12_B, 12_c,....200_A, 200_B, 200_C..etc." I need to export ...
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How to run a python script on the server, returning the results to the client

Here's the end result I'm trying for: the user clicks on a feature on an ArcGIS Server JS map a Python script is triggered on the server the Python script uses an attribute from the feature (eg its ...
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visualize bounding box to a polygon

I try to make plugin in QGIS that compare 2 bounding box data, ex: (-32.61442167739459, -32.017601026186576, 13.015663782506067, 13.428145228091406) and (-38.6102467739459, -38.017601026186576, ...
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QGIS python plugin appends values every time it's started

I've written a small python plugin (using plugin builder as base) to simplify the expression process for a given layer (just a few comboboxes that are used to create a query). The combo box populating ...
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Folium GeoJSON Overlay Not Appearing

I am in the midst of a task which involves the clustering of assessment neighborhoods into larger neighborhoods (data link). The goal is build these neighborhoods in a manner consistent with major ...
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Issue while running grass from subprocess

I have a map based web application using geodjango. I needed to display the crime hotspots within a selected polygon area. I found that v.kernel is very good for generating heatmaps/hotspots. So in my ...
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Inline variable substitution in Model Builder using python code

I have an inline variable substiution which I would like to import into my Python script. Is that possible? I am trying to make a parameter within my path. My path currently is ...
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Performing batch Join Field in ModelBuilder?

I have a list of 250 feature classes (X1, X2 X3, ...) which all have an individual field that I want to join to another feature class Y. The join can be established through a common field that are ...
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Problem with the where clause in ArcGIS when dealing with variables

I am writing a python script for ArcGIS. I have an input feature class which contains multiple pipelines which is saved as a variable InputPipeline. I would like to iterate through the pipelines and ...
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How to select from selection with PyQGIS?

The expression box has a handy "select from selection" button. Is there a way to emulate this with python? I have the basic expressions down, but can't find a way to do this.
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More efficient way to get the start and the end points of a line (arcpy)?

I am collecting start and end points for a large polyline feature class in a file geodatabase. I am using arcpy, ArcGIS 10.3, Python 2.7.3 64-bit and a 10.3 compressed file geodatabase with just one ...
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How can I fix “ImportError: No module named qgis.core”?

First of all, I'm using Python 2.7.3, QGIS 1.8 (Lisboa) on Windows 7 pro 64 bits. Now let's go to the actual question: I have written some code (Python) that works well within the QGIS built in ...
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ArcPad Checkout from python command line

I have been developing a script to automate my ArcPad checkin/checkout processes. My problem is that I am having trouble getting arcpy to recognize the ArcPad tools from the command line. From the ...
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How to get cell value along Flow Direction

I have: a flow direction raster where I took off (assigned NoData value) the cells that overlayed the river network (from flow accumulation). a perfectly overlapping raster where I asigned a ...
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Orthographic reprojection with mapnik

I am trying to create a google earth like wep application. My problem is that I can't get to render a full view of the earth. The zoom_all() function generates the following error : RuntimeError: ...
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Collect last word from varied length string for filtering, auto labeling and column population? [closed]

I have been looking and reading for a few days about how to collect the last word from a varied length string. I have found lots of postings about how to collect/split the last word, but none of the ...
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If Else Statement Existence of a File With User Input [closed]

I am trying to design a block of code that checks if a user inputted directory exists, prints if it does, and if it does not. import os foldername = raw_input ("Please enter the name of your ...
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Configuring spatialite database access for Python 2.6.6

I'm working on a GIS project, and I would like to implement and test some geo-spatial algorithms in Python. For this purpose, I will not only need sqlite, but also spatialite, in order to store and ...
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gdal ReadAsArray returning NoneType

I'm trying to read in several rasters as array using gdal in a python script, but I keep getting NoneType returned and can't figure out why. The process is this: 1. Use gdalbuildvrt ...
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How to get a layer by name in PyQGIS?

I have a plugin which finds buffer for list of cities, provided the distance. The state and city names are taken from the attribute table and gets filtered accordingly. What I want is My plugin should ...
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arcpy calculate string field: Any ideas what how to fix this?

I'm trying to store a string value obtained from a loop through a tuple into a field called ROW_1. The code goes like this: for creekclass in listOfClassTuples: (classname, Permanency, ...
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Suppress values from multiband rasters

I have a raster stack with 84 bands . It is a time series raster. It so appears that the cloud is causing error in my processing and hence i need to suppress or replace them by a NaN to eliminate them ...
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ImportError: libqgis_core.so.2.9.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I installed qgis in debian linux and I want to run a standalone app in python. So I import qgis.core and qgis.gui in this app. But it gives me an error: ImportError: libqgis_core.so.2.9.0: cannot ...
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AttributeError with unicode object with data frame in python script

I'm running a python script from arccatalog and it works, however, I am trying to add layers to an mxd and need to declare the data frame. I keep getting this error message. type ...
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QGis Zonal Statistics Plugin NoData included in Calculations

I have been trying to use the QGIS zonal statistics plugin. My raster has a nodata value of -99999 and all other values are positive. After computing the mean zonal statistics there are a number of ...
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What are the Python tools/modules/add-ins crucial in GIS?

With ArcGIS 10, Python has become the de-facto scripting language for ESRI. While leading Open source software like QGIS, GeoServer, PostGIS all supports Python. Thus it became important to know/learn ...
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How to export attribute table with start and end coordinates of lines to Excel?

I am working in QGIS. I have a georeferenced line layer and I want to export the attribute table and the coordinates of start and end points of my lines to Excel. Can I do this with QGIS?
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Spatial ETL Tools won't run “AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute, etc.”

I have a python script that runs 5 Spatial ETL tools that I wish to run as a scheduled task. Each of the tools will run successfully from ArcCatalog and also from the ArcCatalog Command line. If I ...
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Migrate in a new programming GIS language

The last five years I have been working with VBA and ArcObjects for developing a specific application within ArcGIS. That project that began around 2008-2009 carried out with VBA and ArcObjects which ...
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Adding layer into ArcMap via Python - .pyt versus .py

In the final step of a script I've built, I'm trying to add a layer into an empty blank map document. This is my block of python code below that adds the layer. Everything works fine if its run from ...
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Load and display a layer from SQL Server using PyQGIS

I'm having a go at using pyqgis from within the QGIS python console to load a layer from SQL Server and display it. I feel like I'm part way there but I'm having a real issue getting the layer to ...
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Is it possible to embed python in code for HTML pop-ups in ArcGIS

When clicking a point feature I want the html pop-up to not only contain the data of the feature but also an image of the area around the feature (eg. 2 km^2). The image would have the base map 'World ...
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Why is my cursor empty?

Yesterday I set up a Python script using a cursor on a layer. Today I've tried running again and no matter what I run it in, the cursor is empty. I've tried removing the query on the layer, tried ...
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How to get raster corner coordinates using Python GDAL bindings?

Is there a way to get the corner coordinates (in degrees lat/long) from a raster file using gdal's Python bindings? A few searches online have convinced me that there is not, so I have developed a ...
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Python FindLabel Function for Label Expression with Formatting Font?

I originally had this FindLabel function (which works)... def FindLabel ( [NAME], [Count_] ): if [Count_] != None: return [NAME] +'\n' + "Well Log Count: " + [Count_] I wanted to format the ...
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Cannot rename output file using standalone script for QGIS

I would like to rename all output files after my script has finished processing them by adding "(A)" after their file name (eg. Layer.shp -> Layer (A).shp). I received an answer from this post on the ...
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Problem exporting ecw project- arcpy

I work with arcview 10.3. Every time i export maps with ecw raster format , python (version 2.7.8) get crashed and i see: I use this code: import arcpy,os,sys,string import arcpy.mapping from arcpy ...
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How to add label to QgsVectorLayer by Python

my goal is to define label programmaticly for the case similar for the figure below: But didn't find any guidance how to do so using Python. I have a feeling it could be done using QgsLabel but ...
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Setting the extent for a QGIS map using python

I am writing a stand-alone application in Python/QGIS that simply creates maps. I want to load vector/raster layers, set symbology, set extent At the moment, that is all! Currently I am just using ...
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Why is matplotlib installed with ArcGIS?

Today I upgraded to ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2 as well as the 64-bit background processing tool and noticed that both numpy and matplotlib were installed with Python. In fact, in the "What's New?" section ...
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How to automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop

I have been tasked with creating several hundred maps of properties that intersect a long pipeline. The maps will zoom to the part of the property which shows the intersection. The lengths of ...
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Describing a coordinate system in arcpy

I have a python script in ArcGIS 10.1 which takes in a few inputs from the user. One of the inputs is a coordinate system. I would like to test whether the coordinate system the user chose was ...
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How to make a GIS inventory?

My office will be seeing a big change in its GIS section. This section has been operational since the 1980's and has a huge collection of GIS data (i.e., shapefiles, raster files, data, etc) but never ...
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Download file from network using PyQGIS 2.x

I have a python plugin targeting QGIS 1.8 that uses QgsNetworkAccessManager and QNetworkRequest to issue a GetCapabilities request to WMS servers. With 1.8 everything was working fine. Now we are ...
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How to List Tables from current map document (mxd)?

We have many maps containing Feature Classes and Tables in a Personal Geodatabase that need their information updated. Is there a function to List Tables from the current map document like mxd = ...
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Adding descriptions to feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy

I am trying to populate the properties of a feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy. In the past I have been given geodatabases with features classes that already have their property descriptions ...