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I'm looking for a tool/script/quicker process that does the same thing as the standard license's densify tool. I'm only using a basic license though. Just wondering if there was anything out there that did something similar.

  • It is possible to do quite a bit using the arcpy.Geometry object. What particular method of densifying are you looking for - do you need to convert arcs to polylines or something else? And using what algorithm? – Alex Tereshenkov Mar 22 '18 at 16:03
  • I wanted to create a smooth line using the Smooth tool(Bezier curves) in the advanced editing toolbar, and then add vertices every 3 metres. – S. Price Mar 22 '18 at 16:20
  • Advanced Editing - Generalize (with a small offset). This will blow away curves. – Jakub Sisak GeoGraphics Mar 22 '18 at 16:21
  • I'd like to keep as much of the curve as I can. But i want a vertice every 3 metres or so. – S. Price Mar 22 '18 at 18:49
  • Cloning a line with additional vertices is as simple as calculating the distance and slope of each segment, then determining how to allocate the parts which are not evenly divisible. Since coding questions here should contain code, please put in a good-faith effort. – Vince Mar 23 '18 at 0:55

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