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Apr
14
comment Using Python new line (\n) with ArcGIS geoprocessing progress dialog?
I think there must be a loop in your code that you are not telling us about.
Apr
14
comment Using Python new line (\n) with ArcGIS geoprocessing progress dialog?
The output I received was exactly what I expected from the script that I created my tool from. At the moment you only seem to be providing a line of code here and there from your script rather than a code snippet that works up to where you are stuck. I'm also confused by you saying "but this isn't supported" when my test seems to show that arcpy.AddMessage(fc + "\n") works fine.
Apr
14
comment Rewriting VB codeblock as Python for ArcGIS Field Calculator?
What have you tried and where are you stuck? Can you edit your question to include your Python code so far, please?
Apr
14
comment Removing filepath from ArcGIS geoprocessing result?
The code in your question (and my answer) does not include arcpy.AddMessage(arcpy.GetMessages()) so I think you should be researching/asking a new question. Strictly speaking that would be a Python question for Stack Overflow but they will not know about ArcPy. Search there (or Google) on something like "python new line".
Apr
14
comment Removing filepath from ArcGIS geoprocessing result?
I'm assuming that your list arose by iterating/looping something - possibly a Python list created using arcpy.ListFeatureClasses - so just place it within the same loop.
Apr
13
comment How to draw small circles within a big circle(greater radius) on the basis of marker size on google maps?
Cross-posted from stackoverflow.com/q/29604656/820534
Apr
13
comment Evaluation of existing map cache servers
As it stands I think your question is too broad. Each entry in a matrix of product by attribute would itself constitute a question in our focussed Q&A format and so you are asking for potentially 45 questions to be answered.
Apr
13
comment Removing filepath from ArcGIS geoprocessing result?
Please note that the question you have asked here is pure Python and should probably be researched/asked at Stack Overflow rather than Geographic Information Systems. The distinction between the Python programming language and ArcPy (a Python site-package developed by Esri) will become more apparent as you work with them.
Apr
13
comment Merging rasters which overlap using ArcGIS for Desktop?
Welcome to GIS SE! As a new user be sure to take the Tour. Would you be able to use the edit button beneath your question to include details of the GIS software and version that you are using, please?
Apr
13
comment Adding shapefile names in message to progress window/dialog of ArcGIS for Desktop from ArcPy?
@MichaelMiles-Stimson I think the question is referring to the geoprocessing progress dialog that shows while an ArcGIS for Desktop tool is running in the foreground.
Apr
13
comment Adding shapefile names in message to progress window/dialog of ArcGIS for Desktop from ArcPy?
Welcome to GIS SE! Would you be able to edit your question to include details of the GIS software and version that you are using to try and do this, please? Also, can you include details of what you have tried so far. For example, if you are using ArcGIS for Desktop to write a Python script tool then I suspect your code should include arcpy.ListFeatureClasses().
Apr
13
comment Multiple layouts in one ArcGIS project?
I've added an arcgis-pro tag here because that is the application of ArcGIS for Desktop that now supports this.
Apr
12
comment Cause of ERROR 000539: Error running expression?
@MichaelMiles-Stimson - perhaps a duplicate of your comment/answer at gis.stackexchange.com/questions/108839/…
Apr
12
comment Cause of ERROR 000539: Error running expression?
That's much clearer and more focussed now - thanks!
Apr
12
comment Understanding Spatial Join
@JackBauer You'll notice how having a comment trail like the above may have helped you but has not yet led to an answer being posted. You seem to be putting lots of effort into your questions and I think it will help you (and future readers) get clear answers if you can review meta.gis.stackexchange.com/a/3353
Apr
12
comment Cause of ERROR 000539: Error running expression?
Thanks for updating but don't forget (from the Tour) that only one question should be asked per question. At the moment you seem to be asking two which would make your question too broad for focussed Q&A. Additional questions to your first can be researched/asked separately.
Apr
12
comment Cause of ERROR 000539: Error running expression?
I suspect that your question is more likely to attract potential answerers if you can edit it to describe the first step on which are stuck in terms of what you are trying to do in ArcGIS for Desktop rather than referring them to a tutorial at another website to translate. It may be useful background to say that you are trying to translate a QGIS tutorial but your question reads to me like "I got this far, can you finish the rest?"
Apr
12
comment How to remove layers that are not in visible df extent
I'm not sure, without testing, if testing whether a layer object is in a data frame object is valid syntax, but even if it is, you seem to be saying "if layer is not in data frame then remove it from that data frame" i.e. do nothing.
Apr
12
comment How to remove layers that are not in visible df extent
Your question title seems highly related to the extent of your data frame but the code in its body makes no mention of extents. I think you should edit your title so that it summarizes the code you are seeking help with.
Apr
12
comment QGIS equivalent to MapInfo Sum Attributes for selected vector objects?
@Nataniel for follow up questions I think it is best to ask a new question unless Underdark is happy to expand upon her answer to your original question.