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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Debugging arcpy LasDatasetToRaster_conversion error 999999? [closed]

I have 40+ LAS Datasets (.lasd) that I am attempting to convert to rasters. Here is my code: import arcpy import os arcpy.env.workspace =r'F:\Shorelas' arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True env = r'F:\...
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Add Join in ModelBuilder gives ERROR 999999 [closed]

I'm trying to use Add Join in ModelBuilder but it keeps giving me an error message "generic error". Funny thing is, it works fine if I do one Join but I need to do several ones (about 200s or ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 ModelBuilder: Data displayed, Multiple ring buffer causes Error 999999

I am trying to make a flow of processes in ModelBuilder, connecting multiple tools: import polygon dissolved it, intersected with another files, and selected desired polygons by attributes("ZONA" = ...
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Getting 999999 error from ArcPy script to increment one field when another field contains 0?

Before I begin I should emphasise that my python knowledge is pretty limited; generally self taught or inspired by snippets I have found on here. I have a .dbf table, and I need to use python to ...
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Testing if ArcPy script will work with lower license level? [duplicate]

I was looking at the question Exporting feature class to SQLite database using ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro? which states at the end The problem is that I cannot use feature class to feature class ...
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If Then Else Statement in Field Calculator using Python - ArcGIS 10.1

I am trying to populate a field [Hazard] based on the values in two other fields [Depth2D] and [Speed2D]. I have managed to write a code block in VB script that works but I really want to figure out ...
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Export Query Layer to shapefile using arcpy [closed]

Composing a map using query layers in ArcGIS 10.4.1 (Basic) the final step is to backup the data used when the map is finalised. Exporting manually is straight forward. But using the conversion tool ...
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A column was specified that does not exist - Error when running Select Layer By Attribute tool

I have shapefiles in a folder that were created by using the Raster to Polygon tool to convert reclassified rasters to polygon shapefiles. Each has a field named 'GRIDCODE'. I now want to select ...
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Invalide charater error associated with “Select-Case” vba

Anyone see a problem with the following code. I keep getting a 999999 - invalid character error. Select Case [code] case 5112: x = "AP030" ' trunk<br /> case 5113: x = "AP030" ' ...
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Extract Multi Values to point error table was not found

Newbie to arcpy. Tried using this tool after successfully using Extract Value to Point tool with same data. I received the correct data appended to the attributes table. I would like to use the ...
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Adding join to table from Microsoft Access in ModelBuilder gives ERROR 999999?

I am working on a model in ArcMap (10.4.1) that calculates habitat suitability over a series of timesteps. The data needed to calculate habitat suitability at each timestep is stored in a specific ...
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problem to execute overlay analysis for multiple layer in python script [duplicate]

I wrote the code to get a series of weighted overly result for multiple layer in python script. But it showed some error massage. What can be the solution? import arcpy input1 = "D:\work\helath.gdb\...
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Error 'DBMS Table not found' when sharing some shapefiles as Runtime Content [closed]

I have a collection of shapefiles that I want to "Share as > ArcGIS Runtime Content". In this collection there are a few shapefiles that cause an error. If I access this function through the menu a "...
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ExecuteError: ERROR 999999 with “PointsToLine” function with a Point Feature class created by “MakeRouteEventLayer_lr”

I have an issue with the "PointsToLine" function in Python arcpy and in the tool dialog, the problem comes everytimes I use a POINT Feature Class (FC) created from the "Make Route Event Layer" ...
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ExtractSubDataset in ArcPy loop giving ERROR 999999? [closed]

In ArcMap, I've created a layer group that I would like to add extracted subdatasets from a file to. It is a .grb file and I've successfully done this with the provided "Extract Subdataset" tool. Is ...
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Zonal statistics for several rasters in ArcGIS

I am running this Zonal Statistics as a Table code for a single raster and it works: import arcpy, os destination_path= r'\\Mac\Home\Desktop\arc_stuff' shapefile= r'\\Mac\Home\Desktop\arc_stuff\...
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Error 999999 with Project Raster

I'm using ArcMap 10.3.1, and I'm working with monthly precipitation raster data from 1995 - 2015. Currently, I'm trying to get all of these raster layers (252 in total) to a different projection by ...
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ArcMap 10.3 returns DIST_2D in Skline Graphs as angular distance, not linear distance [closed]

The Skyline processing frequently fails with error 999999 and others (050016, I believe). When I can produce a Skyline feature and then produce a Skyline graph, the horizontal distance returned (...
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cannot delete row from coverage with updatecursor

I am able to update without any issue or error but when I try to delete a row I'm getting an error, see below for the code and error I can't see why it would fail. import arcpy def count_row(data): ...
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Renaming feature classes in model builder gives error 999999

I've a simple model to iterate through a feature dataset and rename all the feature classes, adding "geo." before the original filenames. The output of Rename tool looks like "geo.%Name%", but running ...
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Executing cost distance in memory

Trying to run cost distance tool in ArcMap, but I keep getting the following results: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. ("esriDataSourcesRaster.InMemoryRasterHelper") Failed because of out of ...
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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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Polygon to Raster Error

I am trying to create a raster from a polygon (ie polygon to raster conversion tool) in ArcGIS 10.3 but I receive a 999999 ERROR message. The raster is at 1km from a 1km fishnet/mesh polygon for the ...
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Clip a Multipoint Feature Class (50 million points) with another feature class to get single xyz files [closed]

I have a very big multipoint feature class (in ArcGIS 10 imported from XYZ .txt files) and I have a shapefile which contains 50 polygons. (If I look at the attribute table, the 50 polygons are ...
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PointsToLine Failed to execute [closed]

Using this article as a guide, I've been trying to connect points to the nearest location on a line road feature class. This works until the last step, the Points To Line tool. It consistently gives a ...
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ArcGIS Calculate Field, Python Shape Expression

Using ArcGIS 10.1 and Python 2.7- I am trying to write an expression that calculates the mid point of a line. I've tried many different expressions, but I continue to get syntax errors. #An example ...
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Calculating raster area by converting to points to account for latitude changes?

I am looking at a large geographic area (e.g., continental Africa). I generated a raster of modeled habitat (using MaxEnt) defined in WGS 1984 depicting the hypothetical distribution of an organism at ...
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ArcGIS Dissolve failing with small polygons [duplicate]

I have an arcpy script which clips (Clip_analysis) a shapefile of polygons to a grid square, converts any multipart polygons created to singlepart polygons (MultipartToSinglepart_management), runs ...
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Using ArcPy to run Create Random Raster tool executes successfully every other time, but fails with ERROR 999999 on alternate runs? [closed]

I am trying to create a python script to run several ArcMap tools in succession on a DEM. The script will ideally create a random raster (based on a normal distribution, with a mean of 0 and a ...
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error trying to create two variables Cannot acquire a lock

I am trying to create two variables one for x vertices and another for y vertices, when I leave the vertices as x, y the code runs but not when I separate the vertices into verticeX & verticeY ...
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ArcMap Crashes with ArcGIS has encountered serious error when Accessing Classified Symbology [duplicate]

Whenever I select classified symbology for a raster layer ArcMap will crash/close and give the message/ prompt to send error report: "ArcGIS has encountered a serious error.." The problem is not ...
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Deleting features with arcpy on ArcGis SDE 10.0 SP5

I am new to ArcGIS and arcpy and am learning largely through trial and error. Anyway, the overall task is to delete, edit and add rows to feature classes. I thought it would be good to start with ...
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Build Network after changing streets feature class in ModelBuilder? [closed]

Previous posts have said a network cannot be created in ModelBuilder. However, I have been able to create a network after going through part of the wizard, but stop short of build network, then go ...
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intermittent failures with SelectByLocation in an ArcPy addin [closed]

ArcGIS 10.2, Windows 10 this is the line that fails: arcpy.SelectLayerByLocation_management(WRS_layer, "INTERSECT", gridLayer, "", "NEW_SELECTION") The WRS_layer is in a file gdb, the gridLayer ...
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ArcGIS Resample Tool Crashes with “Not implemented”

I'm trying to run the Resample GP tool with a mosaic dataset as an input. The mosaic dataset contains a raster for Peru, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Indonesia. Each raster is in WGS84, which ...
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Generic error on an “if” in arcpy

My code has to check if a value in a shapefile attribute table belongs to a certain group of landuses. Below I paste my code: cursor = arcpy.SearchCursor(buf_intersect) fields = ["GTYS_Branc", "...
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Getting Error 999999 from arcpy.SpatialReference.name?

I'm trying to build a set that consists of spatial reference names using .name method from the arcpy.SpatialRefernce() class. When I do this for a single prj file there is no issue, but when I try to ...
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Passing where clause as variable to arcpy.SearchCursor() gives ERROR 999999?

I'm having trouble passing my where clause for arcpy.SearchCursor as a variable. The following code successfully generates a query for me: PolyList = "C:\\Users\\korora912\\Desktop\\polygons.shp" ...
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Minimum bounding geometry with “group” option gives error in ArcMap

The minimum bounding geometry tool is working fine on my data, but when I try using the "group" option, I get ERROR 999999: Error executing function. I would like generate two polygons, A and B, ...
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Raster to TIN error

I have a big raster file (6,5gb) that I am trying to convert it to TIN format. What happens is that after 15-25 min of processing I get this error message Can someone tell me how can I fix this?
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Error 999999 exporting table view?

ArcGIS 10.1. When I try to export a table view with CopyRows_management, I get an invalid sql error. However, the sql statement by all accounts work fine. When I perform a GetCount_management, the ...
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VBScript, Error 999999 Syntax Error Calculate Field in ArcGIS

I am using a field [all scores] as a parameter agricultural classification. I tried using field calculator (VB script) with many kinds script, but it never works and giving me notification 99999, ...
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Performing Viewshed Analysis for Transmission Line returns general error 999999?

I have a scenario where a transmission line is designed and placed with heights for each structure. With that being said, it is to be proposed to the forest service who is more concerned with how ...
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arcpy.Clip_management throws 999999 error. Running from toolbox works fine

I want to clip multiple rasters to my study area, so I'm writing a script that's using the arcpy.Clip_management tool. However, the tool throws an 999999 error with no explanation when executing. I ...
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PackageLayer_management failing within script, needs to run outside of an ArcMap session

I'm automating a workflow that requires outputting a layer package, it throws the general ERROR 999999 when executing and breaks. It does, however, generate a folder in the correct directory, with ...
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Arguments error when running LineDensity scripts in arcpy [closed]

I'm trying to use LineDensity tool on polyline features. The shapefile is small and includes some invalid geometries. The code I use is an adaptation of an ArcGIS Help script. Here is my code: ...
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Using row.setValue() function with arcgisscripting? [closed]

I'm trying to set column value NULL. I tried different ways to do that, I used CalculateField_management and UpdateCursor but i did not get success. when i used CalculateField_management. It says ...
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arcpy.AddIndex_management error for in_memory variable

I am trying to optimize a script that uses addJoin_management. To do this efficiently, I am attempting to add an attribute index on the join table. I am getting a generic error when i do this though. ...
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Debugging error 999999 from Python Script using feature layer?

I'm attempting run a calculate field for a feature layer that I'm creating in this tutorial. I can't seem to set it up to run though. ERROR ...
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Extract by Mask giving ERROR 999999 in ArcGIS Desktop?

In ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 I have 3 features I'm trying to use to extract by mask a DEM raster layer. After I extract by mask the layers visually don't line up. When I try to do further analyses (e.g., ...