The act of setting up computing instructions, usually stored in a file and interpreted at run time.

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Script not processing shapefiles from one folder to another

I am working on a script which takes shapefiles from one folder called "Original files", process them and then output the results into another folder named "Processed files. I asked a question on how ...
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How do you project a single pointGeometry object with arcpy?

In an attempt to create a python add-in for ArcMap that will pass x and y coordinates to another application via a mouse click on the map, I have written the following code. I need the output ...
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Deleting rows on dbf table with python for ModelBuilder?

Being not very familiar with python, and after carrying out unfruitful long researches on internet, I submit to you my problem, hoping favorable reply. I have a DBF table with geochemical data and I ...
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Calculate distance between a set of points: lat and long in QGIS or R

I have shapefiles containing the location of several individuals along several months. Positions were documented with a 30 minutes interval. Tables contain the following data fields: collar (ID), ...
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From everywhere to everywhere in spatial network

ArcGIS Network Analyst question: I have a network dataset representing an archaeological site with ~500 buildings. Each doorway of these buildings represents a terminal node. I would like to simulate ...
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Arcpy script or other method for points in polygon per participant

Is there an Arcpy script or another way that I could use to find out the number of GPS points falling within each participant’s home neighbourhood as defined by an 800 meter network buffer around the ...
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Python tool won't stop running— Not an infinite loop issue

I'm having trouble with a python script. It is essentially a near duplicate of another script which is running fine-- it is using different files, but apart from that the tools used and the order in ...
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How to create list of strings as parameter to script

I am trying to have a list of strings to pass as parameter to my script: when I start the script it displays: With "Add Value' button disabled. What am I missing here?
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Automatically add vertex to polygon where vertex of another polygon touches it?

The polygons that I use in ArcMap 10.2 are drawn so that they snap to each other, but never overlap. I've described a general case in the following image: A polygon is defined by the minimum ...
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Manifold GIS Scripting/Queries — query a web page and scrape page source?

I'm using Manifold v8.0 to process some data. The process involves some scripting and querying, but one step currently requires me to go to a website, enter some data into a form, read the results of ...
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How to access checked layers in PyQGIS?

qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer() accesses the current active layer, but I would like to get all checked layers in the QGIS ToC. How can I do it?
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How to stop a PyQGIS script that has an infinite loop, using the keyboard?

So i wrote a script that does what i want over and over again using a "while True:" in a certain time interval (every 5 seconds using time.sleep(5)). So far so good BUT when i want to stop it i just ...
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How to change the color of a specific feature(s) with a PyQGIS script

First of all im a big noob so don't hate. So image that the lines that i have drawn is simple pipeline network, represented by some simple lines in a vector layer. Now the question is, how can i ...
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How to get layers created in a custom toolbox python script to add to the mxd

I'm trying to create a simple search tool so that my colleagues can easily query a database. My first version is like this. mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") df = ...
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Converting standalone script to ArcGIS tool?

I am currently trying to make my (working) standalone script into an ArcGIS tool so I'm not the only person in my office that can use it. It selects all the data within a specified location and ...
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An Error Has Occurred Running Scripts On This Page - Repairing issue with batch script?

If you've been using ArcGIS for a while, you will have most likely come across this error: The issue is linked to some sort of ActiveX plugin security setting in the 32 bit version of Internet ...
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What causes ModelBuilder error occurred in script on this page MdDlgContent.htm?

I've been creating a model in Arc 10.0 for a few days now without problems. Then I added the Calculate Field Tool. I selected Make Variable --> From Parameter --> Expression. When I check off "Model ...
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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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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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Script to export OD matrix line tables for individual point features

I have a network dataset and I would like to know the network distance (not Euclidean) from each feature point in a shapefile to each other point in another shapefile with the same number of points. ...
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Why does thumbnail on one MXD not update?"

I want to make modification on multi-mxd properties, I try Arcpy script with a loop like " for mxd in mxdList:" , but I always have same results, Thumbnails are not created... import arcpy,os ...
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QGIS gets stuck when running script to automatically refresh layer [closed]

I have a QGIS layer that represents a set of links and nodes to show the streets of a city and the traffic speeds on each street. I've been trying to write a script so that if I change the speeds in ...
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Renaming field using ArcPy?

What I need to do: rename a field name of a table/feature class copy all values to the new field So far I have done following code as @artwork21 suggests: import sys import traceback import arcpy ...
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Getting random values from geometryType() in a standalone PyQGIS script

I am asking this question based on the result I received from this earlier post. The following script only works if I set geometryType() == 3 as that is what is being printed out in the Python console ...
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Creating Branching Python Script, Based on Whether Feature Classes Exists or Not?

What I would like to do is create a script that checks the existence of a feature class and, depending whether it does or not does, skip to different process. This would need to be implemented in ...
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How to find duplicate values that ALL share the same attributes

I am using Arcgis Desktop 10.2. Using python script i am trying to resolve the following : I have 2 columns of data, one containing alphanumeric values, the other some strings like "-1", "-2", "-3" ...
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Why script works on my computer but not on another?

The script below works perfectly fine in my computer. But when running the script on another computer, I receive an error: Error: Algorithm not found The computer has similar specifications to ...
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Incremental “auto save” in ArcMap edit session

Is there any way to add automatic incremental saving to ArcMap 10.1 editing sessions? I found this script for 9.x but it doesn't seem to work with the newer versions. I'm looking for a script or add ...
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How to add fields to shapefile from standalone script?

When I run the following script via OSGEO4W64 Shell, I receive the following error when trying to run the qgis:fieldcalculator algorithm: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'mapCanvas' I read ...
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Is it possible to toggle draft mode in ArcGIS with Python?

I'm curious if it is possible to toggle on and off 'draft mode' in layout view in ArcGIS using python scripting. Does anyone have any ideas? Python is preferred, but if there is another solution in a ...
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How to show the attribute table of selected features using arcpy?

Is there a way to show the attribute table of selected features using arcpy? Maybe in the mapping module? I would like to be able to select some features and then have an Add-In button that ...
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How can I disable logs being created in standalone python script?

When I run the following script in QGIS 2.6.1, it produces a folder called 'processing', which contains a log, in the directory it reads files from. And since the script reads files from several ...
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How to get shapefile extent from standalone script?

I am trying to obtain the extent of a polygon in a shapefile. I am running a standalone script which will create a grid based on the extent of the polygon. I have tried 2 methods: one from the ...
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ArcPad get vbs script location

Within arcpad (edit form) I want to get the current location of the vbs script running. This simple vbs script outside of arcpad works fine. wscript.echo " " + Wscript.ScriptFullName However, when ...
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Cannot run standalone QGIS script

I've been trying, along with this post, to run a script in OSGeo4w Shell, outside of QGIS. But I get the following error: ImportError: No module named qgis.core I have also read the following ...
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Error after executing hex grid script in QGIS 2.6 for Mac

I hope some of you might help me in solving this problem: I'm trying to load a script with QGIS, hex grid from layers bound, with a population shape file (popp.shp in egis sample data folder). After ...
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Searching a table within PostGIS using PyQGIS script

Morning all, I am looking for some guidance in trying to set up a script that will search a PostGIS database using a wildcard and then open a certain file directory that will be in one of the fields. ...
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How to create a grid after merging shapefiles?

Follow up question to QGIS Model Builder Script - Possible to merge layers in a folder? I think I'm missing something very obvious here but can't seem to find it. After merging shapfiles in a folder, ...
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Divided road segments and number subdivided of them [duplicate]

I use software ArcGIS 10.2.2. let me try to explain with an example: I divided the road segment called A that is 60 km long as each of them is 1 km by XToolPro. totally I have 60 subdivided. But ...
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ArcGIS Conflation Tool Recommendation or Custom Script for Comparing Points

Can anyone recommend conflation tools for ArcGIS Desktop (10 or 10.1, paid or free) or a scripting outline / procedure (or just a script) to have a technician efficiently process the following rules? ...
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In ESRI ArcGIS, is there an equivalent to the RStudio Console Windows?

UPDATED I know ESRI provides scripting capacity, via the Python window, but I've had a hard time with it. Making the jump from the Field calculator to the Python window was too much to me. Trying to ...
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Unable to call GDAL functionalities from Python

I am trying to call GDAL functionalities from the following script I made in the past. import os, fnmatch from subprocess import call call("dir", shell=True) # define the variables inFolder= ...
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How to identify polygon/point shapefiles in python?

I have a script which performs various functions on shapefiles, most of which are polygon-based. However, some shapefiles are point-based and I have to specify where these files are by editing the ...
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Copy feature class to feature class in loop and a list of fields in modelbuilder

I have a several file geodatabase with seven features in it (polygon). I want to copy them to a new feature in a other empty file geodatabase (instead of deleting the fields...had same problems with ...
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Python syntax error from raster calculator in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am experiencing a problem with the raster calculator in the ModelBuilder under ArcMap 10. I need to combine two layers: a drainage map (issued from a series of previous operations on a DEM) and ...
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Legal description polygon mapping/creation with Arcpy

What I have: an excel file with the names of properties within an area that is part of the PLSS in which Township/Range, Section and Lot numbers are used. The file contains a legal description for ...
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How to get the layer name with a arcpy code

Using the FeatureToPoint tool I've having difficulty calling just the name for file without the extension or path. Here is the part of the script that I'm creating that Im stuck on. eg. ...
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How to query values from a list in Python?

I have a list like this... list = ['1','2','3','4'] how can I use arcpy.Select_analysis to select features that have the attributes in the list. qry = '"SECDIVNO" IN ' + str(tuple(list)) ...
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Obtaining extent of each polygon in shapefile?

In arcgis 10 and python I want to get the extent (xmax, ymax, xmin, ymin) info of each of the polygons in a shape file. I can get the extent of the whole shape file using ...
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How to simulate moving vehicles?

I have a point layer (stored in SQL Server 2008) that is being served up by a map service in ArcGIS Server 10.1. I am consuming this service in a web client. Lets say the points are boats out at ...