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The first step is to dissolve the districts into a single polygon. If you have an advanced license you can use Polygon to Line to extract the boundary as a line. If you don't have advanced then you can create a line feature class, open it in ArcMap as well as the dissolved polygon, start editing on the line features then copy and paste the polygon into the ...
This situation is always confusing. There are two types of 'Layers' in arcpy. The feature layer, which you are creating, isn't the type you can add to a map. The other is the layer generated from the mapping module. This is the one you want. Instead of MakeFeatureLayer, try this: NewLayer = arcpy.mapping.Layer(r"W:\Source.lyr") Then you can perform ...
You should check, longName property of the layer to see whether it has backslashes or not: Here is the snippet: import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") for lyr in arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd): if lyr.isGroupLayer == True: if lyr.longName.find('\\') == -1: print lyr.longName I hope it helps
Another illustrative documentation may be found here
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