Questions tagged [error-999999]

"Error 999999: Error executing function" - a generic error in Esri ArcGIS products without a specific error ID. Basically it means "uh-oh something bad happened".

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Error 999999 calculating Euclidean Distance?

I am trying to calculate Euclidean Distance in ArcMap and I keep getting: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. Failed to execute (EucDistance). I gave a maximum distance of 5000m, output ...
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Using "Project (Data management)" in ModelBuilder using ArcMap

I have tried to change the coordinate system of a shapefile with point data with Project in ArcMap 10.8's ModelBuilder but nothing seems to work. I keep getting Error 99999. I have tried the following;...
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PackageMap script failed to execute in IDLE but runs in ArcMap Python window?

This runs in the ArcGIS Python window but not from the IDLE command prompt. import arcpy import os from arcpy import env env.overwriteOutput = True arcpy.env.workspace = "D:/Production/...
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Converting MGRS Coordiantes To DD or UTM gives ERROR 999999?

I am trying to convert MGRS coordinates to something that I can add into ArcGIS 10.2 I have a DBF file with MGRS coordinates that look like this: 11UNG37756325 They are in a text field and I am ...
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ArcMap Euclidean distance error

I am trying to do a Euclidean distance analysis on my polyline shapefile. When I try to put the cell size as default when trying a Euclidean distance together with a given processing extent everything ...
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ArcPy calculating string field gives ERROR 999999 [closed]

I'm trying to store a string value obtained from a loop through a tuple into a field called ROW_1. The code goes like this: for creekclass in listOfClassTuples: (classname, Permanency, ...
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Creating Raster to Point data using ArcMap ModelBuilder Iterate raster tool

Creating Raster to Point data using ArcGIS ModelBuilder Iterate raster Raster material is in folder (ffaa) Using Iterate rasters in model builder Select folder 1 (ffaa) in step 2 Raster to point ...
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Converting ENVI file to TIFF using ArcPy

I have ENVI files one ASCII file .hdr and a flat_binary raster file which is a file without an extension I'd like to convert them to TIFF files These are the steps I followed: Rename flat_binary ...
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Creating Accuracy Assessment Points gives Error 999999 in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1. I am trying to create 500 stratified random accuracy assessment points for my raster generated using the supervised classification tool (followed by the reclassify ...
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Error 99999 All raster processes fail in ArcGIS

I'm using ArcMap 10.8.1 and wanted to e.g. do a slope calculation on a Digital Elevation Model. Now I´m getting Error 999999 which usually refers to a bug or some unexpected error. First I thought it´...
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Creating a Polyline from a CSV File

I am creating a shapefile based on three columns in my CSV File - Latitude, Longitude, and Laps. For the most part, I understand how to loop through the data and create the many points based on the ...
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Grabbing SHAPE@ token with index for clipping raster using ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro

I have written code that selects rows of a buffer shapefile based on that file's intersection with a polygon that represents the extent of a raster. In the photo below, the code selects all of the red ...
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"M coord limit exceeded" error when clippling line to polygon (ArcMap 10.5)

I am running ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1, and am trying to clip a large line feature (stream) using a single polygon extracted from a larger polygon layer (taxmap). Keep getting "Error 999999: Error ...
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Using quotation marks in ModelBuilder of ArcMap

The syntax in the ModelBuilder of ArcMap varies when trying to use the 'Name' output. When do I use double quotes, single quotes, or no quotes?
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ERROR 999999: Something unexpected caused the tool to fail

Application: ArcGIS Pro 2.8.3 Tool: Remove Overlap (Multiple) Analysis and Business Analyst Feature Classes: Both polygon and overlapping Method: Center Line Coordinate System: WGS1984 (Both layers ...
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Reprojecting layer with missing prj file using ArcMap

I have a point shapefile of farms in an area, but the prj file is missing. I know where they are supposed to be but I can't overlay them with existing shapefiles from that area. I tried to define the ...
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ERROR 999999: Something unexpected caused the tool to fail. [Remove Overlap (Multiple) Analysis] [duplicate]

Application: ArcGIS Pro 2.8.3 Tool: Remove Overlap (Multiple) Analysis and Business Analyst Feature Classes: Both polygon and overlapping Method: Center Line Coordinate System: WGS1984 (Both layers ...
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Avoiding Extract by mask error 999999?

I am iterating through ~300 raster tiles, using a polygon feature class to extract by mask. The model successfully processes the first ~100 tiles and then I get the following error on the same tile ...
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Merge Event Layers giving Table Name is Invalid using ModelBuilder

I created a model using the ModelBuilder which requires three inputs: database, output coordinate system, TDM Network Source File (input shapefile). They show up as blank parameters in the model ...
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Why does my python script run out of memory from IDLE but runs Ok from Python Window in ArcMap?

Why does my code work in ArcMap but not in IDLE? It is similar to: ArcPy function works in ArcMap Python window but not from standalone script? except that the answer to that question does not apply ...
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Errors while running Region Group tool [closed]

I am getting an error while using Region Group on a large dataset. The errors are specified below: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. The table was not found. [VAT_final002] A column was ...
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How to, if possible, copy data from an ArcGIS REST Service?

I do not believe this is a copy of Download Dataset From ArcGIS REST Service or Extracting data from ArcGIS REST endpoint? due to the source and type of service. I would like to copy the features from ...
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Modifying string in python snippet with an object

I am using arcpy to reproject a multidimensional raster, and I extracted the following snippet by running the tool in ArcGIS pro. This is the snippet: arcpy.management.ProjectRaster(input_file_path, ...
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Is there Shape Metrics Toolbox or equivalent for ArcGIS 10?

I need to compute the geometric properties (e.g. contiguity index, dispersion index etc.) of a series of polygons and I would like to use the Shape Metrics Toolbox. I am using ArcGis 10 and the ...
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ERROR 999999 during clip, Coordinates or Measures are out of bounds

The Code it occurs on each of the following interchangable lines that I have tried: arcpy.Clip_analysis(dvof_input, feature_name, rwy_dvof_output_prefix + row['LOW_IDENT'] + rwy_dvof_output_suffix, ""...
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Print functions for data projection and rename file

I have been struggling with functions in this script as I would like to see the projection in the file and then rename. The problem is that it causes and definitions are not done properly Here is the ...
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Extract Multi Values to Points gives ERROR 999999

I am trying to extract data from a raster based on coordinate points using the Extract Multi Values to Points tool but am repeatedly getting back ERROR 999999. I have ensured both layers are in the ...
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Creating loop to reproject multiple rasters in ArcPy gives ERROR 999999?

I am trying to batch reproject multiple raster files using arcpy. Here is the code I have so far: # Import system modules import arcpy import os # Set environment settings arcpy.env.workspace = "H:...
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Feature Class to Feature Class error: 999999 (ArcGIS Pro 2.5)

I've tried this with the new ArcGIS Pro 2.5 Python Notebook and the Python compiler from within Pro. I have about 15 layers that I'm reading in from a couple different external servers. I can read in ...
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Add Field doesn't work on ArcPy (ArcGIS) in a loop

I am trying to add a field to each shapefile inside several folders in ArcGIS with Arcpy. I am executing the following code. import arcpy, os # Overwrite pre-existing files arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = ...
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Creating file geodatabases in script tool after specifying path and names as GetParameterAsText

I am trying to create a script tool in ArcGIS Pro that uses 2 clipping feature classes to clip multiple other feature classes and save them to two new geodatabases I create in the script. I use 6 ...
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Getting ERROR 999999 when trying to use arcpy.UploadServiceDefinition_server()?

Here is my code def upload(name, client, working_dir): arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True arcpy.SignInToPortal('https://www.arcgis.com', username, password) outdir = working_dir + "\\PROJECTS\\" +...
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Creating database view in ArcMap

I have the following issue when using the Create Database View tool in ArcMap. My query runs fine in Microsoft SSMS and Visual Code (with mssql extension) against the enterprise geodatabase. But for ...
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Raster to polygon fails in ModelBuilder iteration

I need to vectorize some rasters to polygons and to do so, I use the "Raster to Polygon" tool in ArcGIS Desktop 10.4. As there are many rasters, I use a iteration in ModelBuilder. The output ...
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Using project on point shape file to change coordinate system using ModelBuilder

I have created a model using ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.8 to do the following: Project point shape file to change coordinate system from A to B Add a field (X) Calculate field: !SHAPE.CENTROID.X! ...
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Adding domain choices to a new field in a feature class

I have added a field to two news feature classes - one of the fc's is in a dataset and the other is in a database in the SDE. The new field, in each fc, needs to have three domain choices, seen in the ...
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Dissolve in ArcMap gives ERROR 999999

The Dissolve tool is not working for me when I use ArcGIS Desktop 10 to dissolve a shapefile. It says: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. It works perfectly when I use version 9.3. Any help?
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Converting Raster Density File into Point using ArcGIS Desktop?

I used the Point Density tool to create raster files. I plan on scaling these density values by dividing them by the greatest density value and then multiplying the result with a certain value that is ...
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Creating Python code with ArcMap to export maps in jpg?

I want to export maps that I have created on ArcMap 10.1 with this Python code: mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") for i in range(1, mxd.dataDrivenPages.pageCount + 1): mxd....
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ArcPy Raster to Polyline outputting empty shapefiles and a 999999 error?

I am running a lengthy script to post-process raster channel paths into polylines so I can measure their length using Add Geometry. Script runs well until I go to convert the rasters to lines using ...
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CreateTable_management as part of a script tool fail

I am trying to create a table as part of a script tool, and it always fails with error 999999. The general idea of the script is that it is calculating proportional coverage of things in a series of ...
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ArcGIS Identity tool giving ERROR 999999

When I run the Identity tool in ArcGIS software I get this error. How can I fix it?
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arcpy.SummarizeWithin_analysis error: error in executing tool

I am trying to identify and sum the lengths of line segments within a polygon boundary using the arcpy tool: arcpy.SummarizeWithin_analysis('my_gdb.DBO.gridzones', 'my_gdb.DBO.lines', 'my_gdb....
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arcpy.Rename_management() returning ERROR 999999 and [Errno 13]

I have a function where I am trying to rename a geodatabase, both os.rename and arcpy.Rename_management() work in the Python window but not in the script when run as a tool through ArcCatalog. ...
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Intersect_analysis in ArcPy "The table was not found."

Is there a bug in ArcPy? I have two features I want to intersect in a feature data set using ArcPy (this is a small part of a bigger program). Let me preface this by saying that when I do this in ...
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Reclassifying Rasters Error 001100 Failed because no statistics are available

I need to reclassify some vector data which was made from Euclidian distance from points and lines. So after getting the Euclidian distances, I tried to run reclassify, but got: Error 001100 ...
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ArcMap Field Calculator gives ERROR 999999 [closed]

I am trying to do a fairly simple calculate but I keep getting ERROR 999999. I am running ArcMap 10.7. My Input is: (500,000/16) + ( (500,000/25) * [Join_Count])
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Failed to execute Raster to Point for multiple rasters in Model Builder

I am trying to create Hotspot Analysis for multiple point shapefiles. For that, I am converting the rasters to point using "Raster to Point" tool in Model Builder. It's converting the first file but ...
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Getting Erase ExecuteError 999999?

I've made an arcpy script which worked last week, but I placed it somewhere different on my computer. I've made sure all the source files etc. are connected. However now I keep getting an error ...
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ERROR 999999 from Project Raster - any advice?

I have a DEM layer (TIFF raster) for the island of Crete downloaded from the EU Copernicus EU-DEM website and a point data layer for locations of interest around the island. I cannot seem to get the ...

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