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Changing layout element order in ArcGIS Pro?

I cannot find an option to change the order of Layout elements in ArcGIS Pro (1.3.1). This is where you right-click > Order on a map element and choose from Bring to Front, Send to Back, Bring ...
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Why do I get invalid elements (polygons), when smoothing a vector layer (smooth geometry)?

The problem occurs, when using the commands "Smooth geometry" or "v.generalize.smooth" in QGIS. The shapefile, which I want to smooth, shows a flood water level and looks like this: The water level ...
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Problem with grouping items in print composer- QGIS 2.14

This is print composer: when i group all elements with "group items" and minimize the frame- some items step out from the frame: How can i group all items, and still maintain the same ratio of ...
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Ungroup ArcMap Graphic Elements in Layout using ArcPy

I want to alter text elements in a layout. This text elements were grouped. Grouped elements behave like GraphicElement and it is possible to query the property isGroup. I can not alter these text ...
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Altering text elements in multiple mxds?

I am trying to make changes to titles on multiple mxds instead of having to open 1 by 1 but keep getting an error. import arcpy.mapping as mapping, os for root, dirs, files in os.walk(r"F:\Final ...
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Text element name not appearing in ListLayoutElements

As in the title, I have the simple below code: import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = r"U:" mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"U:RAFT.mxd") layoutlist = arcpy.mapping.ListLayoutElements(mxd, "...
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Map Layout Elements In New Layer Automated Using Python

I was wondering if there was a way to put a title and integer data from an attribute table in a new layer created in Python. I was able to create a new layer using copy features, zoom to the selected ...
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Selecting a Graphic Element on button click using IGraphicContainerSelect

I am having trouble type casting and using the right interfaces. I have a function that loops through all text elements with a specific property set. Once a match is found, I want to be able to select ...
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Is Lock Graphics functionality from ArcGIS 9 ArcScript available for ArcGIS 10.1?

I have created grids and have some layout graphics and I dont want to accidentally move these elements. I found a old script here which does what I want, and I understand that the Production Mapping ...
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Unable to Update Map Element

I'm trying to update my text elements, but after running script no changes occur and no error are triggered. Running suggested code triggered an error. I need to update my title and date text box. I ...
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ERROR 00735: Layer Name or Table View: Value is required Failed to execute

Im trying to create a script that will created two buffer shapefiles using SelectLayerByAttribute, but same error keeps popping up. This tool runs fine in Modelbuilder, but I want to create a script ...
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Change text\ font size element using Arcpy

I try to change the font size and the element xy position of text element for several maps. Right now the font size is 21.79 and the xy position is: elm.elementPositionX = 8.204 elm.elementPositionY ...
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How to update element text in arcpy.mapping? [closed]

I have a problem updating a map element text (named element1) in a map document using the following code: a1 = '"' + ("element" + str(1)) + '"' for elm in arcpy.mapping.ListLayoutElements(mxd, "...
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Subsetting rasterstack for subtraction between elements using R?

I want ro calculate the differences between rasters within a raster stack with a certain step, and I am unsure how to do so. What I want is to subtract every element from its 5th next one, something ...
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Selecting predefined ArcMap template using ArcPy? [duplicate]

i have managed to create script for search cursor which will replace the text element in one of the template from help provided from my previous question https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/172544/...
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ArcPy-generated string formats badly in map text element [duplicate]

I've got a script that's pulling a bunch of attributes and concatenating the information into a long string. text_description = "Address: {}\n\n".format(dictADDR[key]) text_description += "{} ...