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Arcpy and arcobject [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access arcobjects from python? Hi : I'd like to begin programming with Python in ArcGIS 10 by Arcobject.but i don't have any experience about python and Arcobject ...
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In arcgis10.2, can I access arcobjects using python? [duplicate]

I am using python in Arcgis 10.2, but it seems Python cannot meet all my developing demands, from the forum, others recommend to use python to access arc objects,but what they mentioned is the old ...
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Python Add In Change tab in Table of Contents [duplicate]

I'm working on an add in that generates new structures for an addressing system. The tool is working well, but as it runs, at some point it changes tabs in the Table of Contents to the "List By Source"...
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When to use ModelBuilder over Python scripting and vice versa?

I am new to Python scripting in ArcGIS but not new to ModelBuilder. I would like to know the benefits of Python vs ModelBuilder. When should we write Python script for GIS automation rather than ...
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Learning ArcPy?

Where can I start to learn ArcPy?
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Getting started with ArcObjects?

What is the best route or place to get started with ArcObjects if one is not a developer and not aiming to become a developer? I've been using gis professionally for a long time, almost two decades, ...
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ArcObjects Resources [closed]

What are the best books/web sites for C# development with ArcObjects? The ArcGIS Resource Center is very helpful, but I am trying to find sources with more examples.
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Changing feature class and field aliases in bulk using ArcPy?

I have over a hundred FCs, each with 10 or 20 attributes to add or change the aliases for, two or more times a year. Needless to say, this is not something I'm going to grunt my way through. How can I ...
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Using ArcPy to determine ArcMap document version?

Is there a way with ArcPy to identify the version of a Map Document (MXD). I am working on a solution to inventory our MXD's and would like to know if a document is 8.1, 9.2, 10.0, etc. I am ...
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Getting raster image as array in Python with ArcGIS Desktop?

When starting to work with Python and ArcGIS 9.3, I assumed there would be a simple way to get a raster image into a Python array so that I can manipulate it before storing it back as another raster ...
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Compiling Python scripts (to .exe) that use ArcGIS Geoprocessing Tools?

I've been coding with Python for several months now and have developed some reasonably complex scripts for primarily geoprocessing tasks. That being said, I'm still learning a lot as I'm coming from a ...
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Seeking Python script for creating .mxd files?

I am new to both ArcGIS and Python. My requirement is to automate the below MANUAL process: Creating a layer in ArcGIS for Desktop. To put it in another words, creating an ArcMap document (.mxd). ...
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What are pros and cons of Python add-ins vs .NET add-ins to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I found in ESRI .NET help: Python All ArcGIS Desktop applications include an embedded scripting language called Python. Many areas of ArcGIS—particularly geoprocessing—are accessible through ...
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Checking via ArcPy if ArcMap is in edit session?

I've created a Python add-in button that helps speed up my coworkers workflow by copying one feature class attribute to another. It uses the arcpy.UpdateCursor function to update a row in the target ...
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Guidelines for using ArcObjects from Python

By far, Accessing ArcObjects from Python? is my most read and referenced Q&A on GIS Stack Exchange. In spite of that success, it's probably one of my weakest areas when it comes to actual use. A ...

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