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comment How to solve performance issues with this ArcPy code?
Please edit your question to show us precisely the code snippet that you are now running and the results it produces. At the moment I think your question is unclear and/or too broad. If you can focus on editing/revising rather than commenting I think headway will be easier to make.
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comment How to solve performance issues with this ArcPy code?
Sorry - I am not at all clear about what you are asking. Your code does not look like a working snippet and it contains three cursors. The first uses arcpy.da but the other two are old style, known to be slow, cursors. If you are going to try and work out where your time is going search on 'arcpy performance timing' and implement some. If you want a quick improvement just replace those two old style cursors with arcpy.da.
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comment Why ArcMap 10.2 crashes when running model?
"Crashes" can be used to describe a number of symptoms so can you edit your question to describe precisely how it crashes, please?
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comment How to solve performance issues with this ArcPy code?
See gis.stackexchange.com/questions/108807/… for explanation but I have devised and run a number of tests personally that come in around that performance gain.
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comment How to solve performance issues with this ArcPy code?
I agree with @GISGe - use arcpy.da cursors to get typically 10x performance over the pre-10.1 style arcpy cursors.
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comment CartoDB only georeferences half of my table
@BradHards The link you gave seems to be to this question.
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comment Printing MXD at A3 always prints at B5
I'm not clear whether you still have this problem, in which case this should be deleted as an answer and researched/asked as a new question, or whether you had this problem and are presenting your solution as an answer which is fine. Either way would you be able to edit your "answer" here to make that clearer, please?
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comment Why can we use Raster dataset for raster migration in ArcSDE?
@gcarrillo I agree that using tags wisely is a big help when potential answerers are searching for questions. However, I think flagging (or at least voting to place On Hold) is more likely to be done by the 114 3,000+ rep users than one of the six moderators. Either way I agree that this question needs a substantial edit by its asker, and with your advice in general.
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comment Using ArcPy to Remove Join?
It looks like the symptoms emerging from your tests are changing so I think you should edit your question to show exactly what code you are running to produce this error. I think printing out variable values rather than leaving us to guess what they may be set to will make this very easy to answer.
Jan
27
comment Create Map Tile Package (tpk) progress? arcpy.CreateMapTilePackage_management
I have not used this tool but if you run it from its dialog what shows up? Have you tried doing that and seeing what gets written into the Geoprocessing | Results window?
Jan
27
comment Python output for batch “FeatureToRaster” in ArcPy
There's nothing horrible with your code - it's great to see you explain where you are stuck using a code snippet rather than a Python application.
Jan
27
comment Using ArcPy to Remove Join?
I think your question will be much easier to answer if you edit it to focus on why just one of your examples is not working. Taking your first example, what are the variable name94, name95 and TablesView set to when you run it? I recommend adding print statements to one of your code snippets to show us along with the precise error message that is thrown by that code snippet.
Jan
27
comment Can I create a more interactive relationship class for interaction between features?
Would you be able to edit your question to clarify the significance of the ArcGIS tag on your question when there is no other mention of that platform, please?
Jan
27
comment Creating layers using definition query for each field in ArcPy?
That will be related to your data so I think you should research/ask it as a new question.
Jan
27
comment Resources to integration with external web service at desktop level
To try and help focus your question, I recommend reviewing resources.arcgis.com/en/communities/enterprise-gis and conducting searches on CRM and ERP here. As it stands I think it is too broad for our focussed Q&A format.
Jan
27
comment seeking help to build QGIS from source code with microsoft visual C++ on windows 7
This Q&A may be helpful - gis.stackexchange.com/questions/75272/… - but if not then can you edit your question with many more details of what you have tried to lead you to where you are stuck, please?
Jan
27
comment Advantages of Google Map API
To avoid having questions placed On Hold and then Closed, I strongly recommend taking the Tour, and reviewing How to ask a good question?.
Jan
27
comment MapInfo Calculating the number of Points that Fall within a Boundary
This is not an answer and so I will convert it to a comment on the answer to which I think it relates. You make no mention of KML in your original question so if you have a new one please post it instead of changing the scope of your question after it has been answered. The Tour should make our protocols a little clearer.
Jan
27
comment Computing distance from points to coastline
Would you be able to edit your question to include a picture of what you have tried to describe in words, please? The first two answers have interpreted what you wrote differently, and I am far from certain that I have interpreted it correctly.
Jan
27
comment Words from ArcPy Scripts Appear in Map Document?
By "place a text box" I think you are describing dragging a selection rectangle. That would make sense because it may not be easy to always see precisely the extent of the text box the text is in.