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is there a way in Arcpy (arcgis 10.2.1) to buffer lines by selecting thier objectid?

arcpy.Buffer_analysis("MY_JUNK","d:/data/ArcGIS/Default.gdb/MY_JUNK_Buffer1","10 Meters","FULL","ROUND","NONE","#")

Currently the copout is to manually select the objects but they are changing over time and it is easier to select by objectid if possible.

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It would be something like this:

Select Layer By Attribute Example (Python Window)

import arcpy
arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management ("C:/data/data.mdb/states", "stateslyr")

arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management ("stateslyr", "NEW_SELECTION", " [OBJECTID] = 12345 OR 12346")

Then run the buffer.

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