I am attempting to build a model using variables for automation. (see below)


The problem I am having is when the model attempts to run the Kernel Density. It seems as if the Kernel Density will not recognize %FilePreFix%_ts_cd even though a shapefile is created. Below is the error I get.


  • This is just a wild guess, but do any other files with names of the form "0113_ts_cd.*" exist in the C:\MonthlyReport\Jan13 folder? Perhaps files with extensions .shp, .shx, and .dbf? – whuber Feb 7 '14 at 16:22
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    Have you tried adding a ".shp" extension to the path (e.g. ...\0113_ts_cd.shp")? – Aaron Feb 7 '14 at 16:24
  • Adding the ".shp" worked!! I thought we tried that yesterday. I guess not. Thank you so much! – Chris Feb 7 '14 at 16:32

As @Aaron suggested, I had to add ".shp" extension to the path (e.g. ...\0113_ts_cd.shp") for the model to run.

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