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Copy FGDB from folder to another folder in Python 3 without ArcPy? [closed]

I found this code here. first time I ran it, it copied my file to another folder but for second time nothing happened. Even I didn't get error in Jupyter Notebook. #Move GDB to G: for your project's ...
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Copying set of points perpendicular along polyline

I have a polyline which represents the middle of a river. Perpendicular to this polyline there is a layer with a set of points. These points all have an "X" and "Y" coordinates as well as a height ...
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Changes made to shapefile

If I take a Natural Earth shapefile and delete all countries except one - This will affect that original shapefile. Can I take that shapefile duplicate it and use that shapefile to delete all ...
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Copying Features from multiple sources

I'm new to Python and trying to automate copying specified features from a bunch of nested geodatabases into a new geodatabase- script seems to work ok, except for the copying features part (the 2 ...
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Copy features from a SQLite multipolygon to SQLite polygon layer

I need to copy features from a multipolygon layer that contains multipart features into a polygon layer in SQLite in QGIS. I know I can run the "Multiparts to Singleparts" algorithm and simply copy ...
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Copying feature from one layer while mapping fields in QGIS?

I am trying to copy features from one layer to another. What I would like to do is for QGIS to ask me which field should each field copy to. For example, layer A has 4 features that I am trying to ...
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Copying and pasting features using PyQGIS?

I have created a table join between two shapefiles which I've named 'OSMM' and 'Mastermap'. I want to copy and paste all features (polygons) without a match from the target layer (Mastermap) into the ...
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Selecting line inside polygon and copy attribute into them

I'm using QGIS 3.6. I've got around 300 polygons with "name" field. I would like to select lines inside those polygons and copy what's inside of "name" field into similar field of every line that is ...
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How to copy all files with extension type to a folder? [closed]

What is the best way to go about this? I'm able to do it with a single file as below, but what if I would like to copy all files with .txt to a folder, and all files with .docx to another folder. I ...
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Copying vertex coordinates from one line into another with same geometry type

I have the following QGIS version. How is possible to copy the vertex data information from a line into another line? Maybe a certain plugin shall be used for this purpose. The data are 407 points ...
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Creating polygon for each day from table with change of area over time (by day) using ArcGIS Pro?

I have a .csv with data in rows over time (date field and multiple attributes for each day) of the same single area - the fields are high temperature, low temperature, humidity, precipitation. I want ...
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Copy the layer_styles table from one database to another?

I am trying to copy the layer_styles table to another database. A quick and painless process is preferred, to make the movement of the layer_styles tables easy to repeat in the future. I have tried ...
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Adding tile size and compression type for ArcPy code?

I have to add tilesize and compression type to the following code import arcpy arcpy.CopyRaster_management("c:/data/background.tif", "c:/fdgb/CpRaster.gdb/fgdbRD","...
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Copying shapefile to Feature Dataset using ArcPy?

How do I copy a shapefile to a Feature Dataset? Here is is my script. import arcpy import os arcpy.env.workspace = "C:/temp" dataset1 = "C:/SDE.gdb/temp1" arcpy.CopyFeatures_management("scrap....
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Copy Table Failing with ERROR 000732 in ArcPy?

Very new to Python. I am trying to copy between Feature Datasets, Feature Classes, and Tables between two GDBs. Here's my code: The following attempt works when Irfan_FC is a feature class: #Copy ...
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Tools or Workflow to Copy 1000s of features into another feature class without Copy+Paste [closed]

I have 2055 features I need to copy to another feature class. I created the new feature class with new fields and field order, so it's not a simple "export data" solution. If I select all 2055 ...
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Copying tables results in duplication of some tables, feature classes and relationship classes

ArcGIS Pro 2.2.3. I have a file geodatabase called "supportSource.gdb" with 3 tables, 2 feature classes and 3 relationship classes. I just want to copy the contents of this file geodatabase to ...
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Copying only shapefiles which have specific field attribute in another folder using ArcPy?

I have 100 shapefiles that all have 2 fields in common called Type2017 and Type2018. The whole of the fields have only one number (1 or 2 or 3). fo example, Type2017 = 1 or Type2018 = 2 I would ...
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Can you move a gdb from one folder to another and keep the files?

I've copied a .gdb folder from a main folder to another and all the files that were created using ArcMap weren't there in the copied folder. Why weren't these weren't moved as well? Shouldn't they ...
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Selecting set of vertices (not complete feature) and pasting into another feature in same or different layer using QGIS?

I want to select a few vertices in QGIS 3.2.2 (for example a bend in a river) and copy that into another feature in the same or in a different layer. The pasted vertices would be added to existing ...
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copying features to same layer or different layer (features didn't copy) QGIS MAPINFO TABs?

We are trying to move from Mapinfo to QGIS. We have some tables with .TAB format. What we normally do is copy feature from one layer into another layer (to the same layer). But it does not work in ...
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Releasing user-schema locks when updating user-schema

Putting together a scripted event where we update user-schema (prod) in one sde instance from a dev user-schema instance. Both sdes are Oracle 12c. Replication is not used and the destination ...
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Arcpy options to copy feature class to new feature class (fastest runtime)

I have a simple script that copies four feature classes from a sde geodatabase and places them in a file geodatabase. Three of the feature classes run quickly but the forth feature class has a few ...
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Creating new PostGIS table with records + geometries from another table?

I have a bunch of PostGIS tables (one per county) containing polygons for all of the property parcels in that county. Each layer also includes several attributes like street address, property value, ...
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I keep getting the “Paste Features Failed.” dialog when trying to copy/paste point features in a layer in ArcGIS pro

I have a "plant_species" point feature class, and after a period of time working with the layer, the ability to copy/paste an individual plant_species feature from within the map frame no longer works....
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Copy / paste table attribute qgis to excel lose colum order

When I copy data from a table attribute to excel the order of column is randomly. E.g. If in Qgis the order of column is column_a, column_b, column_c, column_d in excel is column_a, column_c, ...
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Copy legend from ArcMap A to ArcMap B with different scales and/or paper size?

I have a question for you and what is the best practice for me to copy the legend from another ArcMap A to ArcMap B. They are in the Layout View. it has different scale like in 1: 77,000 to 1:55,000 ...
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Protecting KML/KMZ files created in ArcMap from being copied?

Is there a way to lock/protect a kml/kmz file that is created in ArcMap from being copied in Google Earth and/or geoprocessed in ArcMap when you want to give to third parties?
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Copying shapefile then making feature layer using ArcPy gives ERROR 000732?

The only thing I need is an exact copy of an existing shapefile in the same directory with a different name. I have tried: arcpy.CopyFeatures_management (ORLinks, MyLinks) #ORLinks: old links, ...
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Using the field calculator to copy one column's values to another's BLANK values

This is probably a basic and simple question which has been answered multiple times before, but my Google-fu has come up empty, so here we are. Long story short, to simplify my analysis, I want to ...
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Copying fields between two layers in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have this attribute table (part of the whole attribute table) from one layer: and this attribute table (part of the whole attribute table) from the second layer: I try copy the cells value in ...
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Copy features with their related tables [closed]

I have two file geodatabases with identical schema that have a feature class and four related tables. I need to copy features from one to the other with the information from all of the related tables. ...
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Copying feature classes in feature dataset returns ERROR 000732: Input Features does not exist or is not supported

I'm pretty new to python and I have some trouble getting this snippet of code to work. I have some lines that work to copy shapefiles and feature classes, but I haven't managed to be able to copy ...
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Copying multiple .shp files to a file geodatabase

I am trying to copy multiple shape files to a file geodatabase using python. I have been able to copy single .shp files to a geodatabase. Doing this one at a time is tedious and seems easier to do in ...
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How to copy\paste selected field to other attribute table in ArcGIS 10.3?

I try to copy this selected field only from attribute table to another attribute table of another layer as is: Is there any way to do it without using join tool?
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Does ArcGIS Pro have an alternative to ArcMap's “Copy Selected” option for attribute tables?

I'm in the process of trying to switch fully from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro (version 2.0). One small piece of functionality in ArcMap that I used very frequently was the "Copy Selected" option to copy ...
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Copy/Paste attribute table qgis without the wkt_geom column?

Is there a way to copy the attribute table on qgis and paste it on excel without the wkt_geom column?
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How to paste a feature multiple times at once?

I have a feature class and I want to paste one of the records multiple times. I know this will duplicate the record but that is my intention. I also know that I can simply copy and paste the record ...
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Update python add in tool?

I made a tool in ArcGIS Python Add-Ins for my colleagues and right now wrote an update in main script. It would be easy to tell everyone to delete old add-in and install new one, but recently found ...
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CRS undefined when copying to new layer, QGIS 2.18.12

I'm using QGIS 2.18.12 and have this problem: When I copy objects and paste them into a new layer, I get the message CRS undefined. (I'm using EPSG:28992, Amersfoort/RD New as CRS). In the long term ...
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PostGIS - “COPY TO”

I'm trying to create the function below using "COPY TO". The problem comes up here: TO '/tmp/'||**NEW.gid**||'_gsv.html'; I need to use a variable for the filename based on NEW gid value but I do ...
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Why are features added to layers via Python script not being displayed?

I am using PyQGIS with QGIS version 2.18.11. Can layer.addFeature() be used on a layer which is a clone of a layer which was imported from a .xml file? This code throws no errors: def ...
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Creating empty copy of active layer in PyQGIS? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create an empty copy of a certain layer, so no objects only tablestructure, crs etc. from qgis.utils import * layer = qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer() print layer.name() ...
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Copy features from several layers into one layer

I am trying to merge many layers to one and the only working method I found is by copying features from one layer and paste in the desired layer. I tried to use MMQGIS - Merge tool but I get some ...
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Duplicating memory layers in QGIS

I kept my original question clear and concise to make it easier to answer. This is a response to requests for more information. Introduction I am using QGIS version 2.18.9. I created about 20 new ...
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QGIS layer style rule copy+paste bug?

I want to create several rule based styles on a layer. The rules are very similar, therefore I copy the first one then paste it multiple times and make the slight modifications on the pasted ones. The ...
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Copy attributes from features in one layer in QGIS to another layer

I am building lake bottom topology maps for Lowrance HDS depth finders. Each iteration of map building (addition of new data) generates a new .shp file. To utilize the Lowrance tool that merges .shp ...
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Copy and translate polygonz records according to attributes

I have a polygonz shapefile. I have some records which represents building footprints. I want to copy records according to their attributes 'number of storeys value'. For example, a record has storey ...
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When I copy and paste a feature, why does some of the attributes fields show null? [closed]

I work on some maps representing administrative-territorial units in Roumania during 1990-2016. So, for every year that are associate with modifications in those units, I must realize a map. I ...
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Notifying user before overwrite by Copy tool of target with same name in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

At ArcGIS Desktop (advanced) 10.3.1, I've created a model that simply copies a file geodatabase. Both the source and target locations are parameterized. Here's a screen shots of the model: And here ...