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I am working with ArcGIS 10.2 and using python to use the function for zoom to selected feature. I need to have this zoom to selected feature work for any project and I also need drop down menus for all of the SQL's (Quarter section, township, range, and meridian) that I currently have.

#Zoom to Selected Feature in SearchMap Dataframe

import arcpy
mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument('CURRENT')
df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd, "Layers")[0]
df.zoomToSelectedFeatures()
df.scale = df.scale * 1.1

# Clear selections on the Southern Reference Grid layer DataFrame

clearLyrs = ["Southern Reference Grid"]
for clearLyr in clearLyrs:
    lyr = arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd, clearLyr, df)[0]
    arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management(lyr, "CLEAR_SELECTION")

arcpy.RefreshActiveView()

closed as unclear what you're asking by user2856, PolyGeo Aug 15 '15 at 8:04

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