Here I added a new field name "visArea" and want to put in the number from the "Count" column which "Value" equals one.That means the number of visible point(value=1)from selected observe spot.I used embedded Python 2.7 within ArcGIS 10.4 and my code are:

for row in Cursor:
    if row[0] != 0:

But I got "TypeError: argument must be sequence of values".Which part goes wrong or how shold I fix the problem?enter image description here


You need "update" the complete row and use the name you have given the cursor so change cs3.updateRow(row[2]) to Cursor.updateRow(row).

Since you only have modified row[2] this is still the only value that will be updated.

  • Thank you.I tried and it works.But i don't get " the name you have given the cursor " since Count&VisArea is given as parameter in bracket.Do you mean i used for row in cursor rather than for row[2] in cursor? – Joe.Z Aug 9 '18 at 3:32
  • @Joe.Z you name the cursor Cursor with this line: Cursor=arcpy.da.UpdateCursor(fc,["Value","Count","visArea"]), so when you update it you need to use that name: Cursor.updateRow(row) – BERA Aug 9 '18 at 6:18
  • Indeed i neglected the name change.I actually want to ask since row[2] being the only value need updated, why does Cursor.updateRow(row) work while (row[2])doesn't ? – Joe.Z Aug 9 '18 at 7:47
  • That is just the way the updatecursor works. You always need the complete row in updateRow – BERA Aug 9 '18 at 7:49
  • I totally understand.Thank you for the patience. :) @BERA – Joe.Z Aug 9 '18 at 7:50

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