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comment Join only if one line line intersects buffer. Do not if two
This appears to be a cross post of stackoverflow.com/q/27065858/820534
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comment Crop one shape file using another shape file in QGIS
I'm not sure if QGIS terminology is the same, but ArcGIS calls this operation a Split.
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comment VB to Python for Labeling in ArcGIS 10.2.1
I asked a related question on StackOverflow three years ago and got a similar try/except answer (which validates yours) - stackoverflow.com/a/7682813/820534
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comment How to edit metadata in QGIS
Would you be able to edit your question to provide more details about what "did not work for [you]", please? Also, I think including the version number that you are using would help too. Have you reviewed gis.stackexchange.com/questions/113250/qgis-metatools-error ?
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comment how to create a Grid shp in arcgis 10.2.2
I think this is a question where a picture would be a great help for clarifying what you are looking for.
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comment How to query values from a list in Python?
@AlexTereshenkov it's not a code tag but the backwards facing apostrophe that you'll probably find near the top left of your keyboard.
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comment QGIS 2.4 under Debian behind a proxy Plugin Repository
If you get a chance can you write up a quick answer to that effect? That way the solution will be there if anyone encounters it or something similar in future.
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comment Adding data from PostgreSQL to Query Layer of ArcGIS for Desktop warns that given coordinate references are incompatible?
Every time you edit your question it returns to the Active list so refreshing it whenever new clarifications are sought or you have new information or even just a better way of wording it helps it keep being seen and in an improved state each time. Comments are not read as often as questions so you need to incorporate anything important into the latter.
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comment Adding data from PostgreSQL to Query Layer of ArcGIS for Desktop warns that given coordinate references are incompatible?
To avoid the need to try and ask a duplicate question like gis.stackexchange.com/questions/123360/… would you be able to focus your efforts on editing this question to make it as clear and comprehensive as you can, please? Before any answers have been offered is the ideal time to overhaul it to address any clarifications that have been sought via comments.
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comment Using raster to clip vector data
I've assumed that you are using ArcGIS for Desktop based on your "I don't have spatial analyst extension" and tagged it as such. I think it is helpful on all ArcGIS platform questions to mention the ArcGIS product (and often the version) that you are using.
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comment projection_error
That sounds unnecessary - all we need to see are a few of your X & Y coordinates
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comment Total area of ArcGIS Intersect output is NOT equal to the smaller input?
Do either of your input feature classes contain overlapping polygons? You can check by running an Intersect against each on its own. The result of the Intersect between two feature classes will cease to count any overlapping areas within either twice.
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comment projection_error
There is an edit button beneath your question that enables you to revise it with these and hopefully more precise details. For example, a picture of a few rows from your GPS points file, and the dialog parameters you used to add it to your map would be useful.
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comment projection_error
Would you be able to edit your question to list the precise steps you are performing to view these two datasets in ArcMap, please?
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comment Exporting Folder of shapefiles to file geodatabase (GDB)?
Try ListWorkspaces and once you have a variable that is holding a list of those which are shapefile folders, perhaps try printing the names of those folders, and once that works you may or may not want to test for whether any of those folders also have subfolders with shapefiles in them. You will need to use a for loop to do both things - just google "python for loop" to find how this is done or look in the other code you linked to. I think you will find it easier to just assume that there are no more levels of subfolders for now.
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comment Summarising all fields in attribute table using ArcPy?
@user28849 The best way to discover that is to try it.
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comment Summarising all fields in attribute table using ArcPy?
@Fezter but your answer is more comprehensive
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comment Exporting Folder of shapefiles to file geodatabase (GDB)?
Also, you have already been provided with much of the necessary code in this answer to gis.stackexchange.com/questions/115051/… although I would recommend using arcpy.CreateFolder_management rather than os.makedirs.
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comment How to access Bing Map Metadata in ArcGIS Desktop?
Welcome to GIS SE! I followed your link but did not find any mention of Bing Maps there. Would you be able to use the edit button beneath your answer to provide more details about how it addresses the question, please?
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comment Exporting Folder of shapefiles to file geodatabase (GDB)?
It is because you are very new to Python scripting that it is important for us to be able to see that you already know how to do the basic coding patterns I mentioned in my previous comment before moving on to something slightly more complicated. Otherwise this just looks like a code writing request. Please edit your question to address the clarifications we are requesting rather than creating a comment trail. How to ask a good question? has much advice that I would recommend.