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Is there a site with templates for Arcpy where I can just fill in the blanks?

I have a Shapefile containing near 7000 pour points across the globe (GCS, WGS84). I'm using the following model to select the first feature point of the Shapefile, copy the selected feature in a new ...
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Performing image segmentation in QGIS?

I have been trying to learn to work with QGIS (open-source GIS software) through some tutorials available online for classification of image for land cover. These tutorials used a dataset from Landsat ...
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Image formats to use for land cover classification in Python? [duplicate]

I am supposed to classify images for different land covers or land uses in Python. I read somewhere that the spectral module of Python is required to do the processing of Hyperspectral image data. ...
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Grid-type shapefile from raster GeoTIFF

I need to produce a shapefile from a raster. I need to be able to specify either an interval, or manually define the intervals. The input file is a GeoTIFF. I would like to use GDAL and/or Python. ...
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Replacing shapefiles in MXDs using only Python options available prior to ArcPy?

I am trying to come up with a python script that will go through a designated folder, locate all MXD files within the folder, and then check each MXD to see if it contains a specified shapefile, which ...
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Interpolation grid for scattered data having (latitude, longitude) coordinates

I've got some scattered data in the form of (latitude, longitude, someParameterValue). I'm using inverse distance weighting interpolation method to interpolate them in a rectangular grid of pixels. ...
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set the transparency layer group with Python

How can I set the transparency for all layers within a group of layers? I assume this will require the use of a FOR loop in the Python Console. Based on How to set the transparency for multiple ...
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extract substring after first number

Suppose I have a field titled NAME1. Examples of what is in the field appear like this: Fox Lake 1 WABASCA 166 TSU TUE 196G YELLOW QUILL I.R. 90-8 POUNDMAKER INDIAN RESERVE NO. 114-17 CROSS LAKE ...
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Finding distance to travel along a linestring from current point

I am using Spatialite. I represent roads using LineString. When the user is on the road, I am interested in calculating the distance to travel to one of the ends of the road. I find this a fairly ...
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ImportError: No module named sip

I have been trying to write a custom application to generate contour from QGIS. This is my starting code: import os; from qgis.core import *; This is the error i am getting: Traceback (most recent ...
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Is there a better way to compare lists in arcpy?

I simply want to create a script which compares a list with the field names of a featureclass and if the fields do not exist in the featureclass add them. My code works, but is very inefficient. How ...
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Using Advanced Python Calculator in QGIS Modeler

I'm trying to create a column with integer values based on a small function that basically uses conditional statements. In short, a reclassification. My attempt below: def getValue(Etat): if Etat ...
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Extract multiple tar.gz files [closed]

I'm new here and in the world of Python scripting mostly with the arcpy module. I hope you can help me with the trouble that I have. I'm trying to develop a script to extract or uncompress multiple ...
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projection for high accuracy small areas

I need to convert (lat,long,height)points into a cartesian system for an area as small as 40kmx40km or even 10kmx10km. I'm currently using the UTM projection, but there are some issues regarding ...
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How to convert inp to shp with Python? [closed]

How would I convert an EPANET .inp file into python lists in order to convert it to .shp files?
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Arcpy scripts run time dialog keeps deactivating tkinter window

I'm using tkinter in my scripts to get field names of the user in case the hard coded field names were not found in the target feature. it runs from python IDE, but when run from arcmaps toolbox the ...
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How to remove group filter applied via Python-console (setSubsetString) of QGIS?

I need to quickly applie (and then change/remove) the same filter for about 100 layers in my QGis project (all put together in one group). Since there is no implemented solution right now (a feature ...
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Create a sript for “point sampling tool” of QGIS

Is there any way to create a python script to the "point sampling tool" plugin from QGIS? I have a very large number of Netcdf files which I want extrat the values from pixels to a irregular points ...
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Workflow for updating raster using polygons of different attributes

I require a specific output but it is proving difficult for me to work out a workflow. I have: 1) polygons of new housing developments (356, non overlapping) 2) a 25m raster of land cover I want ...
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Value Error with Float/Integer/double Fields in Python?

When running this Code: import arcpy from arcpy import env import os #Specify the map document and the data frame mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"G:\\PythonCode\\mxd_test.mxd") env.workspace = ...
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Modify File Name with Python

How would I change the following code (outJPEG section) if d like to have the original attribute table name (eg Adress) and the attribute fieldname (eg ZipCode) as file name? (Adress_ZipCode) The ...
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how install shapely on windows so it can be imported from matlab?

i'm on windows 7/64. shapely doesn't offer windows installers on their pypi page, even though they seem to have recently (github issues 104 and 109 -- i don't have the rep to post links. their pypi ...
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How to create empty polygon shapefiles with the same field names using python?

I'm new to python scripting in GIS and I have a list with species names, for every species in the list I want to create an empty polygon shapefile with the same fields inside the attribute. I read How ...
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Calculate Field and Python Expression

i know to you my question sounds ridicoulus ... but i ask anyway ;-) i want to populate a field with a new value. If the field has a value of 1 it should get the new value of 15. If the field is 0 ...
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Python snippets from QGIS

Out of curiosity and perhaps for practical reasons, is there a way to obtain Python snippets from QGIS 2.8 the same way you do in ArcGIS? Please don't redirect me to some other question that looks ...
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ArcPy: execute code for each feature in a dataset

Is there a way in ArcPy to iterate through a dataset and do something with the current feature without having to manually select that feature? Two examples for clarification: - export each feature as ...
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Why can't I copy values from a virtual field to a non-virtual field using PyQGIS?

Using the python console, I am trying to copy values from a virtual field into another non-virtual field. Both fields are integer types but I get NULL in the non-virtual field. I followed the answer ...
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Adding feature class into ArcGIS 10.3 mxd using python script [duplicate]

I am trying this simple task to add a feature class to an mxd (ArcGIS 10.3) but getting few errors. Here are two options I tried. 1) Preferred option - adding feature class itself into a active ...
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Arcpy: MakeFeatureLayer_management: Where is the file?

I am trying to understand arcpy/python, and am confused about where a layer file is located during the process. This is my code: import os, sys import arcpy gdb = "C:\\Example.gdb" featureClass = ...
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How to create a line between a point and nearest neighbour using python (template included)

I have 2 shapefiles - one is a series of points, the other is a polyline. I want to draw a straight line between each point to the nearest point on the polyline. This question has already been asked ...
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Problem with Memory storage type in PyQGIS when updating with auto form

I have a layer of "Memory storage" type (Memory provider) which I created with Python. When editing=on and updating values using the attribute table interactively everything works as expected, i.e. ...
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How to place an numpy array into GeoTIFF image using python-gdal

I am attempting to export data of varying scales into GeoTIFF images...a new method for me. The problem I'm running into is when using the GDT_Byte pixel type, data values < 0 and > 256 are not ...
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ArcGIS 10.2.1 arcpy handling quote mark styles

I have been asked a question that I believe is due to a mix a quote marks however I cannot specifically say why this is so in the example below. I wondered if anyone has had a similar issue. A small ...
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PyQgis - saga:catchmentareaparallel parameters

in PyQGis i want to use saga:catchmentareaparallel algorithme, in the parametres there is an optionnel arguments , and i don't want to use theme , what is the value should i put on the argument?? i ...
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ArcMap 'in_memory' trouble?

Being new to ArcMap, and ArcPy I have a problem with a script including several geoprocessing functions. The number of functions inspired a search for a means to save outputs (subsequent inputs) to ...
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How to calculate path length of each point from the start using arcpy?

As shown in the picture below I would like to calculate the path length of each point from the start. Can anyone give me some help in writing this in python for ArcGIS?
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CRS problem between QGIS and fiona / OGR

I have a really annoying problem working with QGIS for visualization and python (fiona / OGR) for the actual operations. I am, by example, doing a simple dissolving operation with fiona. The input is ...
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Algorithm for re-numbering duplicate feature IDs based on distance along line (PyQGIS and QGIS 2.8)

I've got something working for QGIS 2.8 using Python 2.7 on Windows 7, but I am missing an important part of the puzzle. I'm trying to develop an algorithm to number homes. I've now come to a point ...
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Reversing polyline direction based on raster value using ArcPy?

I am trying to create an ArcPy script that will read a raster cell value at the start point and end point of a polyline, and flip the line based on those values. I do not want to create another ...
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pyQGIS version of the arcgis tool dice

I'm using QGIS and I have some large features that need to be diced up into features with less vertices. If I were using arcGIS I could use the dice tool If I were only interested in lines I could ...
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Dose pyModis work with “ModisSwathTool” too?

I am going to use pyModis to work with MODIS data, Since I am quite new to Python, before starting to learn and use pyModis, I have a question for those who are familiar and using pyModis, right ...
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Clipping a tiff image using another tiff image using python

I am working on a code to clip a raster with another raster. I have a forestcover.tiff image and i want to clip it by using other image clip.tiff which extend lies within it. I dont want to use arcpy ...
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Access individual bands and use them in map algebra

I have a list of multiband rasters, consisting of: Red=Band 1, NIR=Band 2, SWIR1=Band 3 and SWIR2= Band 4. What I want is to access only the red and NIR bands and save it to new file. Then, I'll be ...
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Trying to use a python script to manipulate a value from attribute table

I am using ArcGIS ArcMap 10.2 and I am trying to learn how to write a python script to use a value from an attribute table and perform some checks to it and assign an output value. At this moment all ...
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CalculateField with variables

I'm trying to make a python script on arcmap 10.2.2 which will copy values from an old field (selected by the user) and paste them in an new field (named by the user). I wrote that: fc = ...
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Easy Data Source Removal

I am trying to remove anything in a map that has "DI" in the source path. I have a test mxd with one df and 2 lyr's. The lyr data sources are: ...
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Does arcpy have any tools for transforming field values in a fieldmapping?

I built my fieldmappings and, for the most part, everything is working. I recall reading somewhere that I could also use fieldmappings to transform field values during the import process. ...
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Dissolve polygons based on attributes with Python (shapely - fiona)

I have been trying to create a function that does basically the same thing that the QGIS "dissolve" function. I thought it would be super easy but well apparently not. So from what I have gathered ...
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Custom Script Tool - Raster Index

I am still somewhat raw with python, although I am learning and trying to develop some tools. What I do need help with is a script tool which creates an index of rasters. It was created by someone who ...
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When building fieldmappings, how do I handle the SHAPE field?

I have a collection of hundreds of shape files and a python dictionary mapping the input field to the output field. I'm building my fieldmappings dynamically using this dictionary since it already ...