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Jul
30
comment How can I create a QGIS plugin that needs an external Python library?
Welcome to GIS.SE. This sounds more like a pure Python problem, which would be better asked over at StackOverflow. I would suggest searching there first, because I had a similar issue a few weeks ago, and found the answer on there.
Jul
14
comment Sort feature class in Modelbuilder and populate new ids
I actually had to do this the other day. Here is the gist containing the Python script.
Jun
29
comment Adding transportation schedules to a network dataset
Hey Winston, nice to see you here :) Yes, at the time that option did not exist. I got in contact with Melinda Morang at ESRI, who was developing that tool. By the time it came out, the project I needed it for had already been completed. This definitely seemed like a viable option. If you use this, please post back here?
Jun
29
comment Unable to rename file geodatabase in ArcGIS running in a VM
@Mapperz I'm on Windows 7. The only reason I changed from VirtualBox to VMWare is because the rest of the team is using VMWare. I'm the only GIS dev though, so my problems are a bit different to theirs.
Jun
29
comment Unable to rename file geodatabase in ArcGIS running in a VM
@nickves Yes, the data (file gdbs, shapefiles etc) are stored on the host, accessed through the vm via a mapped drive (not VMWare Shared Folders). I know I used the term "locked" but because of what I said next (restarting the VM does not help, and I cannot rename any file gdbs at all, even old ones), this leads me to believe that it is not a locking issue.
Jun
22
comment arcpy.da.Walk not adhering to datatype filter “Locator”
@GISGe I think that may have been the problem. I was given a gdb created in 10.1. Now that I created a gdb in 10.3 and created a locator in it, the filter is now working correctly.
May
26
comment How do you use Windows folders as acrpy Parameters
To overcome any ArcGIS debauchery with folders, I always use os.path.join. Always. Raw string if needed.
May
6
comment How to Change Parameter Type from Optional to Required
"...whether an unspecified disabled required parameter will give you an error..." Yes it does.
Apr
22
comment arcpy.da.Walk not adhering to datatype filter “Locator”
@ChrisR I assumed not adding any parameters would return everything by default. Either way, using the Any still only returned the feature classes, and not the locators.
Apr
22
comment arcpy.da.Walk not adhering to datatype filter “Locator”
@GISGe I'm on 10.3. I remember trying this in 10.2 as well, and it didn't work then either.
Apr
16
comment How do I generate a distance table using 2 different point files and a line file?
This may not be what you want to hear, but this does indeed sound like a Network Analysis problem, specifically a Closest Facility Analysis problem. You would of course then need to build a network dataset and go through all those steps. Otherwise you could do it in Python. The network analysis method might be worth it if you are using your street dataset for other analysis as well.
Mar
31
comment Label point according to cartographic representation position instead of geometry
I'm actually looking to link the purple labels (currently attached to the physical locations of the purple features) with the placement of the black cartographic representations of the purple features.
Mar
30
comment Using Update Cursor?
Are you running this in the Python window in ArcMap? You don't perhaps have one row selected in the feature class you are trying to update?
Mar
30
comment Using Update Cursor?
Welcome to GIS SE. "...but all the next rows are coming out" Are they coming out blank?
Feb
20
comment Using ArcGIS model to batch export set of layout view as JPEGs?
@GISGe you can use exportToJPEG when looping over the dataDrivenPages in arcpy to export multiple images, if the mxd has been set up with the data driven pages correctly.
Dec
3
comment ArcCatalog crashes when publishing a composite locator service
@JasonInVegas I used the answer below at the time, but it didn't work. After a few days I tried again through the normally publishing process and it worked. Nothing changed on the server during that time, so I chalked it up to ArcGIS needing one of its frequent nap times. I'm on 10.2.2, but am not sure if the composite locator issue has been resolved.
Aug
6
comment Locating and using the FMV toolbox
Thanks to Bob Booth @Esri for pointing that out to me.
Aug
5
comment Locating and using the FMV toolbox
@MDHald Did you manage to find it?
Jul
30
comment Locating and using the FMV toolbox
@MDHald That would be useful thanks. I really have had no luck on my side.
Jul
25
comment Locating and using the FMV toolbox
@MDHald Customer Care portal is now [my.esri.com](my.esri.com). The FMV addin + gp toolbox is under the Additional Products section of the Desktop downloads. If you are not in the US you will need to contact your local ESRI distributor for a licence. Also, the point of my question is to find out where the toolbox is installed.