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I am using Reclass within a Code Block in Field Calculator in a Model to calculate field values for a variable based on several other fields.

Using reclass is much quicker than select and then using Calculate Field.

The example below works fine.

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This is a simple example of the way i am using this. The typical use references many more fields.

My question is this.

Instead of a hard coded and fixed value i wish to use a user generated Parameter.Therefore I set a new variable named "Buildx", set this as a Parameter. Then i replaced the value of "30" in the code block with %Buildx%. This should work as in line variable substitution, however i get the 99999 error code.

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I tried setting the stand alone variable Parameter as either Any Value or as a Long Integer, but neither worked.

I'd be grateful of any advice or ideas.

Error message below - the stand alone variable has been coded as 30, so it appears as 30 in the error message, but results in an error.

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It's Python code but your Expression Type in the second screenshot is VB ;)

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    Ouch, it's the small, tiny insignificant mistakes like this that absolutely drive me insane with ArcGIS! +1 for a good eye! – GISKid Aug 6 '14 at 20:16
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    An eye trained to spot these tiny mistakes after so many similar ones of my own! – nmpeterson Aug 6 '14 at 20:17
  • oh dear. my mistake. well spotted . yes i changed it to Python and it worked fine. i had not tried to incorporate the in -line variables into the code block before so i just assumed that was the problem.thanks again. – user21053 Aug 7 '14 at 8:20

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