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Jan
24
comment Avoiding No data driven pages were created error in ArcGIS for Desktop?
I think the next step is to run Check Geometry on that polytrial feature class, and Repair Geometry if any issues show up. Also, I notice that you have no Name Field (which seems to be required) chosen on the Setup dialog - does it work when you choose one?
Jan
24
comment Avoiding No data driven pages were created error in ArcGIS for Desktop?
"and contains features for a page creation" - is there any chance that a selection has been applied to your index layer that returned 0 records.
Jan
24
comment Programmatically adding .shp file to .mxd file
I'll re-open this question to see if anyone will post an Answer. I'll try to get back and test it - for some reason I thought you were using 10.0 but it seems to be 10.2 so I must have misread.
Jan
23
comment Avoiding No data driven pages were created error in ArcGIS for Desktop?
As a test can you close ArcMap and try this again. Can you capture a screenshot of your Data Driven Pages Setup and include that in your question if you see the same error again, please/
Jan
23
comment Programmatically adding .shp file to .mxd file
Placing a shapefile in "C:/Python27/ArcGISx6410.2" seems like a very risky thing to do - try copying it to a simple location like C:\temp as a test. Also, what is your precise operating system? It sounds like you may need to double-check your configuration against the System Requirements for 10.0.
Jan
23
comment Programmatically adding .shp file to .mxd file
Your current code snippet does not include setting your workspace via arcpy.env.workspace prior to trying to use a shapefile from it without the full path being specified. Unfortunately, I do not have 10.0 to test your code.
Jan
23
comment Programmatically adding .shp file to .mxd file
What precise code did you run? What precisely was the error you received from that code? In your question I can only see you trying the other way.
Jan
23
comment Programmatically adding .shp file to .mxd file
This answer from the duplicate has the technique that I think should work at 10.0 - gis.stackexchange.com/a/12538. I think the one you are trying had a bug that was fixed at 10.1 SP1.
Jan
23
comment Pricing for ArcGIS for Server 10.3 and Portal for ArcGIS?
SE encourages the Q&A to take place here rather than via emails so that the information helps later visitors to the site and so your email address will be removed too. However, you should feel free to include that, and anything else you wish in your user card. I will do my best to maintain your good intentions as I perform my edit but if I do not get that "right" then there is an edit button beneath your answer to tweak it some more.
Jan
23
comment Pricing for ArcGIS for Server 10.3 and Portal for ArcGIS?
Welcome to GIS SE! This may seem strict but the GIS SE instruction is to remove signatures (which I will do to your answer) because every question, answer or comment you post here is already signed by your user card.
Jan
23
comment How can I refer to two tables in ArcPy's CalculateField_management?
Could you please include your Python code snippet within your question where it can be nicely formatted using the {} button. When you say "I linked the c's helysz field to the secondly created table's hely field", do you mean that you used ArcMap to apply a Join between them, or did you use the AddJoin tool, or something else?
Jan
23
comment How to read offline map in GeoMOOSE?
Welcome to GIS SE! As a new user I recommend that you take our Tour where you will see that we think it important that there is only one question per question. To prevent your question being placed on hold would you be able to edit it to focus on just the most important of your three questions, please?
Jan
23
comment After adding new field in ArcGIS for Desktop data in other field changes?
If this is still occurring would you be able to edit your question to provide more details like your version of ArcGIS for Desktop and the precise steps we should be able to follow to try and reproduce what you are seeing, please?
Jan
23
comment Where to find more detail on algorithms used in ArcGIS Desktop's location allocation solver?
I am only speculating - if the algorithm came out of other than internal R&D then I find Esri is unusually open for a commercial enterprise and may well share it.
Jan
23
comment Where to find more detail on algorithms used in ArcGIS Desktop's location allocation solver?
There is a discussion at geonet.esri.com/thread/56479 which may or may not go some way towards enabling you to answer your own question. I would not be surprised if there are trade secrets involved in these algorithms and, if so, the trail to more details may go cold quickly.
Jan
23
comment What fields can the CalculateField_management expression parameter contain?
I'm happy to look at extracts from your tables illustrated as graphics but not to retrieve the tables themselves from pastebin because in this instance I think they should be easy to illustrate that way. Also, it sounds like you may now be getting into one-to-many (or many-to-many) rather than many-to-one and one-to-one relationships so I think you should accept an answer on this and some of your previous questions and start a new one.
Jan
23
comment What fields can the CalculateField_management expression parameter contain?
To reinforce what @ian said, use Copy As Python Snippet in the Geoprocessing | Results window to do the "convert that to a Python script" step after prototyping interactively via the Calculate Field tool dialog.
Jan
23
comment What fields can the CalculateField_management expression parameter contain?
@gregtom6 Please use the edit button beneath your question to improve it with some of these clarifications. There is lots of useful information about How to ask a good question? but I think the most important is to keep revising your question bodies to make them more answerable rather than creating comment trails that may or may not be read by potential answerers.
Jan
23
comment Sea level rise prediction by zip code in the U.S. coasts
Normally cross-posting is frowned upon but because it is still in Beta, I will suggest that this also be posted at opendata.stackexchange.com.
Jan
23
comment How to implement 3NF (third normal form) in ArcGIS attribute tables?
Can you edit your question to describe your tables and their relationships in more detail, perhaps by way of some graphics of small test tables, please?