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comment Automate entire map production in ArcMap?
Now that we have had this discussion in comments I think it should be possible for you to edit your question into a form more suited to focussed Q&A around a single requirement, and then to research/ask about any others of concern separately.
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comment Automate entire map production in ArcMap?
@Ian that's always my first thought too
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comment Automate entire map production in ArcMap?
@Jim the asker says they have an existing base map (a pre-authored map document?) and so the process of "creating a map" may not need an MXD to be created by ArcPy - just modify the existing base map.
May
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comment Automate entire map production in ArcMap?
@ian without more detailed requirements it's not possible to be sure but some people use the term callout for inset maps with leader lines and these can be authored into a map for manipulation by ArcPy.
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comment Automate entire map production in ArcMap?
I would expect that your requirements can be met using ArcPy but as it stands your question seems too broad for our focussed Q&A format. I recommend starting to write some code snippets to do each step of your map automation and if you get stuck then research/ask here about each separately.
May
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comment Iterating list returned by arcpy.ListFeatureClasses() gives error 'NoneType' object is not iterable?
@DWynne That might explain why I had trouble finding duplicates with the cause discussed in this Q&A - what they seemed to have in common was invalid workspaces.
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comment Iterating list returned by arcpy.ListFeatureClasses() gives error 'NoneType' object is not iterable?
I think you should get into the habit of including print statements in the code snippets that you present here, and then to include all of the output and error messages that you see from running the code snippet. In this case I would print str(featureclasses) after setting featureclasses and before trying to iterate it.
May
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comment Showing top 5 through pie charts/graphs using ArcGIS for Desktop?
Instead of providing links to images that people may not follow I think you will be better to edit your question and use the picture button to embed them in your question.
May
28
comment How to convert X and Y coordinates to longitude and latitude?
Welcome to GIS SE! As a new user be sure to take the Tour. You say that you want "to get this to plot in a mapping software" and you have a qgis tag. Does this mean that you want to use QGIS to do this? Please use the edit button to revise your questions with any clarifications that we request via comments.
May
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comment Field Calculation Python acceleration of gravity
I'm happy to see whether this question is on-topic discussed in Meta GIS SE. The position that I am likely to take is that questions about using non-GIS Python libraries like math belong on Stack Overflow even if the IDE or parser is provided within a GIS product.
May
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comment Field Calculation Python acceleration of gravity
@nagytech it seems like pure Python to me. Try typing print sqrt(25) into any IDE - I just tested IDLE and it says NameError: name 'sqrt' is not defined. Then try import math followed by print math.sqrt(25) to get your answer. Using the Python parser of the Field Calculator allows math.sqrt() without needing to import the math module.
May
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comment How to separate shared watersheds using ArcGIS for Desktop or QGIS?
You say at the start of your question that this is the same as (i.e. a duplicate of) another question. If you want to proceed with this as a separate Q&A, I think you need to edit your question to say that, while there is much in common with an earlier question, you are here going to describe your own question in detail and explain why the answer on the other question is not working for you.
May
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comment How to add multiple feature classes from gdb to mxd using ArcPy?
Would you be able to include a code snippet that works up to the point where you say "selecting all the feature class at once, *ppt is not work", please?
May
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comment How to add multiple feature classes from gdb to mxd using ArcPy?
From a suggested edit that I just saw it looks like you may have inadvertently created two accounts. I recommend that you follow the instructions to merge them ASAP.
May
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comment Troubleshooting ERROR 000814: Invalid file type from arcpy.TableToExcel()?
@DWynne That was what I figured. For this question it seemed like a "discussion in comments" was taking the place of comments being used to suggest problems in the question as asked, and then the asker addressing those via edits to the question rather than a convoluted comment trail (aka why I tired of discussion forums).
May
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comment Troubleshooting ERROR 000814: Invalid file type from arcpy.TableToExcel()?
@DWynne That may be a lesson to the asker about how important it is to keep editing the question to keep it in sync with testing and advice being given. meta.gis.stackexchange.com/a/3353
May
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comment Making fields conditional using ArcGIS for Desktop?
Welcome to GIS SE! As a new user be sure to take the Tour. Would you be able to edit your question to let us know which GIS software and version you are using, please?
May
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comment Update Data Driven Pages Index layer via Python
Welcome to GIS SE! As a new user be sure to take the Tour. Rather than saying "ends up with an error at the UpdateLayer line" it would be helpful if you could include the precise text of that error. There is an edit button beneath your question that enables you top provide additional/revised details at any time.
May
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comment How to link polygon features in one layer to polygon features in another, using largest overlap in QGIS or GRASS
It is your question and not one that I can offer any easy advice on beyond that linked from our help center as What makes a good question?
May
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comment How to link polygon features in one layer to polygon features in another, using largest overlap in QGIS or GRASS
@theej In light of the other solution that you have found, which you suggest may be sub-optimal, it may be worth you using the edit button to revise your question with more details of what you have tried to answer your own question.