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MetadataImporter_conversion lags on first iteration of a loop [closed]

I have a Python script that is looping through a list of feature classes stored in a config file. It is exporting the metadata for each feature class using the methodology in the answer posted to ...
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Exporting Field Properties summary report for shapefile or geodatabase layer?

I have a File Geodatabase from an external source that has a number of layers. I need to crosswalk this data to our own data model so some or part of it can be imported into our own database. To ...
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Describing Geodatabase Content With Python and XML Metadata

I am trying to create a descriptive database catalog by implementing the great solution described here. This user's solution creates a csv file that identifies a geodatabase's content, including ...
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Getting date modified for feature class within file geodatabase via ArcPy? [closed]

For ordinary shapefiles located on a disk, I know I can check the date modified using os.stat (see Creating table containing all filenames (and possibly metadata) in File Geodatabase?), but how would ...
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Get row counts of all tables in file geodatabase, ideally from metadata

I need some help with finding a way to list all the row counts for many tables (feature classes as well as non-spatial ones) in a file geodatabase. At the moment it's done manually by viewing the ...
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Getting full path for feature classes in dataset using ArcPy?

I have a python script that I am writing to create a copy of a database and then clean it up (basically remove any empty items). Everything is working with the exception of feature classes that are ...
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Listing all feature datasets and classes from multiple geodatabase into CSV file? [duplicate]

I have a folder having multiple geodatabase and I am calling that folder “Multiplegdb” There are 3 geodatabase in a folder which are as follows: ABC.gdb UVW.gdb XYZ.gdb Each geodatabase have several ...
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How can I export a list of an mxd's content (layers names) into a table or a pdf?

I am using Arcgis 10.2. I have created a set of mxd from which I need a list of the layers and their characteristics (Name, sources, symbologie - maybe as in legend, if there is an Definiton Query, ...
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Add metadata to dataset (feature class, coverage or shapefile) from a .csv using arcpy?

I am looking for a script that will take metadata information provided in an excel table, convert it to a .csv and import the values to populate some of the dataset's ArcGIS metadata elements. I came ...
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Access Metadata from ArcSDE-tables using python

Is it possible to access the metadata of a feature class in a ArcSDE-data, using arcpy / python (on Arcgis 10.0). I suppose I could export the metadata to xml and parse the xml, but is there a more ...
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How to make a GIS inventory?

My office will be seeing a big change in its GIS section. This section has been operational since the 1980's and has a huge collection of GIS data (i.e., shapefiles, raster files, data, etc) but never ...