I have a selected points and I want the syntax for the finding the coordinates for the point data.

import arcpy

arcpy.env.workspace = "C:/Users/Desktop"

in_point2 = 'C:/Users/Dallas_Property_Points_Part-3.shp'

field_nm = 'Remarks'
value = 'Move'
selection = "{field_nm} = '{value}'".format(field_nm=field_nm, value=value)
arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management(in_point2, "NEW_SELECTION", selection)
  • Obtain how? Do you want to save them in a new table or just print them?
    – BERA
    Jul 1 at 9:08
  • What happens when you run the code that you've presented?
    – PolyGeo
    Jul 1 at 9:33
  • I have to calculate the coordinates of the Point_2 file and check with the coordinates of the raw point_1 file and export the points that arent 'Moved'
    – Newbie
    Jul 1 at 10:21

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A simpler solution is to add the XY directly to the dataset. You appear to be using an older version of ArcMap so suggest you explore How To: Calculate latitude and longitude for point features using the calculate geometry tool.

If you are using ArcPro you can use the Add Geometry tool instead

  • thank you! No i am using ArcPro
    – Newbie
    Jul 1 at 10:19
  • I've edited your question and changed the tags from arcmap and arcgis-10.2 to arcgis pro.
    – BERA
    Jul 1 at 10:27
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    Thank you! Bera for that
    – Newbie
    Jul 1 at 10:34

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