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Summarising all fields in attribute table using ArcPy?

I was hoping to run a script that will iterate through all fields in an attribute table, SUM each field and produce the result in a table. The script below will essentially do what I want with one ...
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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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Importing file geodatabase (GDB) to table of contents (TOC) of ArcMap?

I have a geodatabase with several feature dataset and feature classes associated with it respectively. I would like to create a .mxd where the Table of contents consist of group layer and each group ...
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Duplicate FID for points

I ran the script below to export feature vertices to points. The code works but after 10,000 points the same FID appears for 5 to 10 points. This continues for the rest of the dataset. There are ...
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Calling QGIS from MacOS python

I would like to import qgis.core and utils from my own copy of python. I do have PYQT4 installed there. I'd be happy to add to my PYTHONPATH or sys.path.append in my code, where do the qgis modules ...
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Python GDAL package missing header file when installing via pip

I asked this question on Stack Overflow before I realised this site existed. As this site it more appropriate, I'll ask it here too. I'm trying to install gdal from pip pip install gdal inside a ...
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Accessing geometry with SearchCursor in ArcPy

I'm trying to write a script that clips all feature classes in fcList by the successive rows of a clip feature. I'm using arcpy with ArcGIS 10.0 The problem is that I need to verify whether the ...
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Create polygon with predefined size

I need to create a polygon (square) with a predefined size to place it anywhere in a map. The size is given in centimeter (size in cm * scale = size in real). Is that possible with postgis/qgis?
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gdal_calc.py: produce median raster

I have one GeoTiff file with 3 bands. I want to produce a raster file computing pixel wise median value for the three raster bands. How can I do that? I tried as follows: gdal_calc.py -A infile ...
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How to convert a raster file (*.tif) into a composite geodataset by using Python in ArcGIS 10.2.1

I created geotiff rasters (approximately 6000 rasters) in .tif format by using Matlab Mapping Toolbox. When I examined the properties of the data, I realised that it is 64 bit double type. I need to ...
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Converting Tab to Shp Using OGR2OGR with Python on linux

First i downloaded http://svn.osgeo.org/gdal/trunk/gdal/swig/python/samples/ogr2ogr.py and i am importing this. How can i get ogr2ogr to run in my script? nothing seems to be working and i not sure ...
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Why shapefile loaded in canvas always appear in random color?

I created the simple frame .UI file, compiled with pyuic4, and tried the ShapeViewer.py to load the shapefile "world_borders.shp". However, the map is always loaded in different random colors every ...
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Arcpy addin editable textbox on tool bar

I would like to add an editable toolbox on an arcpy addin toolbar. This would be used to change values of a threshold but I don't think this is currently available. (What I would really like is a ...
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How to create layer group in geoserver with gsconfig?

How can I create layer groups using python gsconfig ?
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Removing leading zeroes (0) when labelling in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to do a simple labelling exercise however bit confused how to on how to remove unwanted '0' values. I have field with road number displayed like: 0000647, 000652, 0000000236 I would like ...
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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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“UserAnswer” Invalid Syntax [on hold]

i having been making this for for just personal use, but when i run the program it seems to always come up with "Invalid Syntax" for the "UserAnswer" on everyone of them, please help... import ...
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How to save changes in Feature-Geometry with GDAL/OGR and Python? (Segmentation fault)

I have a problem with my code: driver = ogr.GetDriverByName('ESRI Shapefile') dataSource = driver.Open('merge.shp', 0) if dataSource is None: print 'Could not open file' sys.exit(1) layer = ...
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ArcPy SelectLayerByAttribute Error and how to control GP output layer name

I have a rather long script that first references an SDE feature class (non-versioned) to perform an attribute selection based on a SQL selection. I've been unable to figure out why the script will ...
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Python Geospatial Development Error

I'm working through some examples in the Python Geospatial Development book by Erik Westra. On page 439, about setting up a tile map server, he gives the following code for calculating a bounding ...
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How do i create a simple square polygon from Python through arcpy? [duplicate]

I do not need a google search result because I checked. I need to see a code. This has been super difficult for me. Please help.
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Error creating polygons with ArcPy [on hold]

Based on the example from this page, running the code below results in an error message. Can someone take a look and tell me what I am doing wrong? import arcpy # A list of features and coordinate ...
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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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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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What is a OGRGeometryShadow and why can't I use it in Intersects()-method?

I'm trying to script something with Python and GDAL/OGR and Shapely. What I have: two LineString geometries: "geom1" and "geom2" I made an Intersection: "intersection = geom1.Intersection(geom2)" ...
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OSRM API - nearest point fed into routing

I am using the OSRM API to (1) determine the nearest point on a road segment from a give random point with http://server:5000/nearest?loc=_lat_,_lon_ The returned coordinates are used then as an ...
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Converting personal geodatabase .mdb file to .gdb

Is it possible to convert an MS Access personal geodatabase file to a SDE enterprise geodatabase file format? What kind of python scripting would it entail? I need to convert it in such way to ...
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Has anyone been able to programmatically generate and post web map definitions to ArcGIS Online and create web maps?

I'm using Python to build an ArcGIS Online web map definition JSON string, and then trying to post the configuration to ArcGIS Online to create a web map. I am using an admin account to generate the ...
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Python Script to Identify and Flip Lines Digitized in the Wrong Direction

I have a river dataset that was digitized both in the direction of flow and opposite the direction of flow. I need to find an automated method to determine which lines were digitized from downstream ...
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PyQGIS: Speed up for adding features and attribute arrays?

Context: I'm writing a dynamic import tool for QGIS (2.2 to 2.5) with python. Datatype: Binary Datasets with environmental simulations from HPC which might contain millions of features and terabytes ...
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With QGIS Plugins/PluginBuilder, how to prevent 2nd instance of Plugin from starting

I am using QGIS 2.6.0, with PluginBuilder 2.0.3 [checking the version, I just noticed that the 2.1.0 update is available] I am writing a plugin; it installs and runs. While running, I am able to ...
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Efficient Network Neighbors?

I would like to identify the Kth order neighbors of an edge on a network, specifically the neighbors of a large set of streets. For example, I have a street that I'm interested in looking at, call ...
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Teaching Python to Land Surveyors

Does anyone have any good examples of using Python to automate or simplify common surveying tasks? I'm teaching a Python/ArcPy lab this week for a GIS class. There are a number of surveying ...
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Python buffer in a line using GDAL

I am trying to make a buffer from a line using gdal. I use the example in the gdal Cookbook import ogr, os def createBuffer(inputfn, outputBufferfn, bufferDist): inputds = ogr.Open(inputfn) ...
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Help with Parameters in Qgis Python lidartools:lasclip

I am trying to use the python console to batch quite a few processes from lastools. I'm having trouble with the arguments to lasclip. clipped_las = processing.runalg('lidartools:lasclip', True, ...
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Issue using Matplotlib in QGIS

I am developing a QGIS-plugin and for graphing I want to use matplotlib, like many other QGIS -plugins. This worked fine under linux, but under windows with QGIS2.4 I am experiencing problems. I ...
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Python OGR Geometry changes Floating Points

I'm creating a Polygon in OGR and adding coordinates to it in Python. It is a must that my coordinates aren't allowed to change when adding, however they do and I don't understand why. Here is my ...
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How to create a 8Bit unsigned geotiff with gdal?

I'm trying to create a 8 bit geotiff with this code. Is there a way to use unsigned 8 bit? I only found the GDT_UInt16? import numpy as np from osgeo import ogr, osr, gdal from osgeo.gdalconst ...
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Using GDAL to read dted files

How do I get the elevation at a certain point using gdal to read in a dted file? I don't see much useful information out on the web. I'm sorry I should have been more specific. How would I ...
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GPX to shapefile tool error message

I downloaded the GPX to shapefile tool and when I use it I get the following error message: 1 No module named re Failed to execute (gpx2shp).
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Aligning Raster Over the Polygon

I have a raster image which have to be aligned over the polygon. Both the raster and polygon have the same coordinate system. The figure shows the raster image which has to be fitted over the RED ...
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Interpolating Maps - Statistical Learning Techniques vs Spatial Statistics Techniques

I have recently begun experimenting with the interpolation of variales over a whole country. I have good sized training set where I have several dependant variables (continuous and categorical) ...
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Plugin QGIS Error “QTextEdit.setPlainText(QString): not enough arguments”

I try to make save as button but i got this error message when try to save file in my directory File "C:\Users\Mr.Pakde/.qgis2/python/plugins\condition\conditiondialog.py", line 80, in saveAs ...
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Computing intersections for each geometry in a table

I have a table with many Linestrings and for each of these Linestrings I need to figure out which other Linestrings, from the same table, intersect with it. If I recall correctly this gives me a ...
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Empty shapefile after project tool in a for loop

I am running a for loop to process a years worth of data. The entire script runs fine for the first run through, but when it runs again (when date is 1/2/2013), I get the following error: 'NoneType ...
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Generate random points in polygon. Algorithm question

i created a Random Point Generator in python using the algorithm described here by @whuber. The algorithm is implemented using Shapely, PostGIS and psycopg2. To boost performance pythons ...
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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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Updating and inserting a field within the same loop

I am working with an empty feature class where I am writing a script to create polylines within the featureclass and attach an associated text value with the polyline. I am using a for loop as noted ...
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Splitting Line.shp at Point.shp with Python/ogr

I'm trying to modify some ESRI Shapefiles using Python with gdal/ogr module. What I want to do is quite simple, but I didn't find any solution by now. I have two shapefiles: (1) Lines.shp and (2) ...
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Is there a way to execute tools based on the names of feature classes or raster names?

I would like to execute Zonal statistics as a table on two different raster layers that share a common element in their name. For example: one layer is called x_1980, and another layer is called ...