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Removing “(optional)” from parameter description in Python script tool dialog?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 and create a script tool in toolbox for attribute search on a layer, all the searching criteria is not compulsory, and user can combine multiple search criteria. But in the ...
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Programatically detect the format/version of an arc toolbox (e.g. 10.0,10.1 etc)

Is there a way to tell programatically (from the command line) what format a given ArcMap toolbox was saved in - 10.0, 10.1 and so on?
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arcgis python script to tool issue

I have a script to investigate mxd's and save them as lyr symbology/kmz and sld which works fine when run from the .py but does not run when used as a tool from arctoolbox. I have tried ...
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How to convert a string from GetParameterAsText to uppercase?

This is my first question here and I'm sure it's ridiculously simple. But I have Googled and no luck. I am trying to make a tool in ArcToolbox using a Python script so users can input a street and ...
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How to develop a Toolbox intended to be distributed in multiple version of ArcGIS?

I am currently developing a Toolbox for users who will use it in different versions of ArcGIS (10+ versions). Is there a recommended way to proceed in that situation? My main concerns about that are: ...
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Convert a Toolbox (.TBX) to a Python script (.PY)?

I have a .tbx tool box, which runs a script that is incredibly slow. So what I want to do is to open the python script that is running below the .tbx and make some changes or perhaps write something ...
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Parameter Not Being Included in Tool

I have been attempting to make a Tool within a Toolbox with four different parameters. My code consists of the following: def getParameterInfo(self): """Define parameter definitions""" # ...
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Create a subset of a dataset with a specific grid size in ArcGIS using Data Management Tool

I am wondering how you can create a subset of a dataset that is a specific grid size (in pixels) using the Clip tool within the Data Management Tool box for raster data. I was trying to find a hint ...
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Processing Toolbox, avoid using empty layer

I have a process (on the processing Toolbox) I need to reproject and merge two layers (result of previous operations). Sometimes, one of these layers will be empty, in that case it is not necessary to ...
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Deleting features (rows) from shapefile (attribute table) using ModelBuilder?

I run into a problem and can't figure out how to solve this one. I use the ModelBuilder and have a shapefile with loads of information. This information needs to be reduced. Therefore I want to ...
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Select by attributes in feature layer changes original shapefile

I recognized something strange. Currently I am working with the modelbuilder. I have a shapefile, "Add a field" use the "Make feature Layer" tool and then "selecet by attributes" to select some ...
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How to fix QGIS crashes when using GRASS toolbox?

I've installed QGIS 2.0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. exactly as explained on qgis.org . Unfortunately QGIS crashes when trying to use any GRASS model (r.aspect as example): just opening QGIS, click on toolbox ...
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Optional Parameter Not Being Optional in a Toolbox

I have been creating a toolbox that contains 4 parameters. Two of my parameters involve editing the labels of a shapefile. I want to have these two parameters as optional: if the user does not want to ...
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How to make the LoCoH toolbox work in ArcMap 10.2

I'm trying to estimate home range with the Local Convex method. I cannot make the LoCoH toolbox work in ArcMap 10.2. I get following error: Executing: alocoh "C:\Users\Linn\Desktop\Fra ...
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ArcGIS - where is the zip & unzip toolbox available for download?

ESRI mentions a zip & unzip toolbox available for download (http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisserver/9.3/java/index.htm#geoprocessing/python_2126079299.htm) Unfortunately the direct link provided is ...
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python script in toolbox add a button on the window

I am getting stuck when I want to create a new python script in toolbox. The function I want to develop is to let user to input the user ID, then retrieve from the database the other values to allow ...
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QGIS Grid Division/Grid Product etc. results are wrong projection

I have several raster grids, all 4320 columns, 2160 rows in WGS 84 projection. They are loaded from ESRI ascii files. When I use the Processing Toolbox to carry out arithmetical transformations on the ...
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Error when using r.watershed

When i am calculating LS Factor using Grass r.watershed the error "Raster map or group not found" (image below) keeps turning on. I don´t understand why this error happens if i am using a elevation ...
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QGIS Grass Processing toolbox

I'm trying to use some of the GRASS tools from the processing toolbox in QGIS. I get the following Python error: An error has occured while executing Python code: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Where can I find a comprehensive overview of QGIS geoalgorithms?

i am looking for an overview of processing toolbox / qgis geoalgorithms tools unfortunately the link http://www.qgis.org/de/docs/user_manual/processing/toolbox.html seems to be dead. SEXTANTE ... ...
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Python Stand Alone ArcGIS toolbox output feature class becomes input feature class within same tool?

Developing a script in toolbox. I have a table that I use to make X Y layer (input 1) I am saving that created layer as a point feature class. (output 1) I then want to run kriging on that newly ...
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Pyscripter and arcpy not working together

I have installed pysripter on my machine and am not able to run any arcpy scripts from it despite being able to import arcpy. Models that work in model builder do not transition to pyscripter here is ...
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Updating Arc Toolbox paramaters with validation script

I'm simply trying to disable parameter 1 if parameter 0 if entered. I modified the following, but it does not work, do I need to return anything? def updateParameters(self): """Modify the values ...
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MakeFeatureLayer_management where_clause input by the user

I want to convert a script into a toolbox and one of the parameters is selecting cities with a population > than 500000 hab. I'm using the function MakeFeatureLayer_management. How can I do to ...
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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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Errors trying to use MDOW Hillshade Model (ArcMap 9.3) in ArcMap 10.2

I am attempting to use Hillshade Tools to generate hillshade from a DEM. I am using ArcMap 10.2.1, and it looks like the tool is made for 9.3. Anyway, I get this error 000875: "Output raster's ...
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ArcGIS editor for openstreetmap missing in ArcToolbox 10.0 [duplicate]

The installation of the editor was successful but a new OSM tool doesn't appear in the toolbox. I opened the toolbox --> add toolbox - managed to the installation folder but there i find nothing that ...
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How can i automatically display the output of my toolbox?

i have made a python toolbox (.pyt file) and run it in Arcgis 10.1. The Output is a raster and I want it to automatically show up in the Arcmap viewer. The option for displaying the output of ...
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Point to Polygon toolbox crash

Using ArcGIS Basic 10.1, there is a symbol of a paper scroll next to the tool, instead of the hammer symbol. That is the only tool I click on that crashes my program. I am not sure what that paper ...
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3D Analyst missing from Tool Boxes in ArcGIS 9.3

I have a missing 3D Analyst from ArcGIS 9.3 (ArcMap - ArcInfo). I need it for a task to be done. How can i install it? Does anybody know it? Should i donwload the extension or is there any other ...