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comment Adding shapefile as layer in ArcMap via Python scripting?
This can be used to read/write shapefiles but the question is how to create a layer in ArcMap from a shapefile.
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revised Adding shapefile as layer in ArcMap via Python scripting?
Made title better match question
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revised Buffer point dataset based on compared value
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comment Accepted data types for wps process JTS:difference in OpenLayers?
Sorry - this is not a question that I can assist with technically.
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comment How to Create a Minimum Bounding Polygon in QGIS
I think what you are after is a Concave Hull which would make this a duplicate of gis.stackexchange.com/q/119663.
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comment Copying and merging lines in one go using ArcGIS for Desktop?
Would you be able to edit your question to describe your precise current steps to do this, please? Perhaps this can lead to how you could do it using less steps.
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revised Copying and merging lines in one go using ArcGIS for Desktop?
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reviewed Close Importing csv file in QGIS including names and description
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comment Importing csv file in QGIS including names and description
I agree with @dassouki that this question needs revising to make clear what is being asked. I think How to ask a good question? can offer some valuable advice on how to do that.
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revised What are some good examples of geospatial UI's
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revised Calculating tiles extents using some level data
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revised How to detect traffic incidents in set of GPS traces?
Updated for 2014
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revised ArcGIS Iterate Files tool in Model Builder
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revised How can I transform layout page units to map units?
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revised Cartographic techniques for symbolizing routing data
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revised Symbolising multiple lines in the same location
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revised Creating raster(geotiff) from a text file with grid_code from arcgis raster to points
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reviewed Edit and Reopen How to print selected page from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy?
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revised How to print selected page from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy?
Formatting
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revised Calculating centroid latitude in ArcMap throws error in Arcpy
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