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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ArcGIS project WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_32N to GCS_WGS_1984

I'm new to GIS. I have a shapefile for which I defined the coordinate system (using the Define Projection tool) to WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_32N and now I'm trying to reproject the shapefile from ...
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ERROR 999999 in ModelBuilder because of Undefined Spatial Reference? [duplicate]

I have a folder with around 300 Shapefiles I want to use as masks in the tool Extract by Mask on the same Raster image. I'm using the following model : But I get the following error : ERROR 999999:...
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ArcGIS Server Geoprocessing Service fail to run a WeightedOverlay process

I have a simple python script that runs a Weighted Overlay process. This script runs fine locally but when I publish it to ArcGIS Server and submit the job through the REST service page, it gave me ...
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Arcpy - (Error 999999) Table Already Exists Project Management

My code is supposed to clip features within a temporary directory, project them and place them into a specific feature dataset within a geodatabase. Then the code goes back and deletes the temporary ...
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Error when stop editing a feature in ArcPy [closed]

I want to make changes in a feature attribute table that is an edge source of a Network dataset. In the next step, I need to rebuild the Network to make the changes take efect. The problem is that, ...
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Batch Zonal Statistics as table?

I want to calculate zonal statistics as table for multiple rasters, but can't figure out how. What I am trying is: import arcpy, os arcpy.env.workspace=r'F:\Sheyenne\Atmospherically Corrected ...
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Error 999999 when converting a point feature class to a raster in python

After having converted my xyz-file to a point feature class, I am trying to convert to a grid using a Python snippet. The data represents river bathymetry. However, when executing the script, I get: '...
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How to test for 'if arcpy.exists' with RemoveFeatureClassFromTopology stand-alone script?

I have some dataset topologies that I want to loop through, but I need to test for the assignment of feature classes so the scripts don't fail. (Using Win 7, ArcGIS 10.2, Python 2.7.5 and a file GDB) ...
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XYToLine and Error 999999

When attempting to convert this text file to lines using the XYToLine tool I keep getting the generic ERROR 999999. What is going on? ID SrcX SrcY DstX DstY 1 905653.9545 ...
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Script (ArcPy) vs field calculator (Python Parser) behaviour of getPart in ArcGIS for Desktop?

From time to time I have to access geometry field and shuffle through points in it. Process is simple: Get shape Get it's part Iterate through part's points This is how it looks like in a script ...
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Export coded value domains

I've attempted to write a script that will export all the coded value domains in a geodatabase to a table. Before I dig in the to script and what's wrong, I have looked at the similar question on this ...
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Point to raster conversion works as a tool in arcmap but fails when attempted with identical parameters in a script

I'm working on a script that will automate a stream delineation protocol given a DEM and a culvert layer. I was having difficulty troubleshooting problems with the point to raster conversion tool so I ...
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Update Cursor with Date Issue [closed]

My dates (maxDate, minDate, avgDate) all print out with the correct datetime format, but I am unsure if the problem is how the loop is written to update the cursor. Error: line 102, in updateRow ...
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Merging USGS DEM files in ArcMap? [closed]

I'm trying to merge my DEM files into 2 separate files, one will have 4 files and the other will have 3. I've been reading every post from when someone asked this before for over an hour and I'm still ...
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Error when creating data with special characters and numbers [duplicate]

My code will not project and store the feature layer in the scratch.gdb. "ERROR 999999 ... The table name is invalid. The table was not found. [17_5330_51961Lake]" The interpreter doesn't like "-" ...
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Mosaic to raster 16BIT Error 999999

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1. I am trying to merge a few 16bit rasters by Mosaic to New Raster. The problem is it makes me do only a 8bit output making me lose pixel data bigger than 255 and ...
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ArcGIS Dissolve gives Error 999999 on one computer but works on a different one [closed]

I'm trying to run the geoprocessing tool "Dissolve" on a single feature class in a File GDB, yet I'm getting the error 999999 "the operation was attempted on an empty geometry", but there are no empty ...
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Error 999999 “The table already exists” “No spatial reference exists” when using “import arcserver”

I'm hoping someone can help me understand why I'm getting this error. I have a python script tool that throws this error when it is run through the task scheduler: Traceback (most recent call last):...
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Error inserting new column in ArcSDE table (ERROR 999999) [closed]

I am using a python script to populate a table with values I get from rasters files. I use arcpy.AddField_management to add a new column and arcpy.CalculateField_management to insert the values for ...
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Assigning Default Value Using ModelBuilder?

Task: add several new fields to a feature class table and assign a default value to one of the fields. Software/Environment: Using ArcMap 10.2 (Advanced License) and Python 2.7. Data is stored in ...
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Multiprocessing with arcpy and Solar Analyst (spatial analyst)

I need help getting multiprocessing to work with the spatial analyst tool - Solar Analyst. I have tested the multiprocessing bit and it works fine. This sample is passing it a file containing 2 lines ...
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Using ModelBuilder to Iterate and extract subdatasets with in hdf file and project subdatasets?

I have a large file of n-files. I am interested in using the model builder within GIS to extract subdataset fields within a Modis hdf file. I am particularly interested in extracting Aerosol data ...
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ERROR 999999: Error executing function - Failed to execute (CopyRaster)

ERROR 999999: Error executing function Unexpected operation No spatial reference exists This is a fragment from my log report: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. Database user name ...
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Passing ModelBuilder parameter to update cursor gives ERROR 999999?

I have two point layers. I trust the geometry (read: x and y coordinates) from one of them, but not the attributes data. I trust the attribute data but not the geometry from the other one (the ...
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Error when Projecting Rasters using ArcPy?

Using ArcGIS 10.3 I'm receiving the dreaded 'ERROR 999999' when attempting to project a geodatabase full of rasters from WGS84_UTM_zone_10N to Nad83_BC_Environment_Albers import arcpy InRasterGDB = ...
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Script and model crashes after first iteration

I have a python script which dies after the first iteration. It dies on the second feature class to coverage. This also happened in modelbuilder, which is why I went to python hoping it would go away. ...
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Error 000358 or Error 999999 invalid SQL

i've been searching arround all the answers in the questions of Error 358 and beyond, but i doesn't fix my problems, i tried every post and so on the problems stills there. I make two options in my ...
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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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Clip Management won't work outside of ArcMap/Catalog [closed]

Okay so I have a short script that works great when copied into the python window in ArcMap or ArcCatalog, but refuses to work in an IDE for whatever reason. The error that is thrown is: Start Time: ...
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Replacing NULL value with Zero in geodatabase table using Python parser of ArcGIS field calculator?

I am having some difficulties to change "NULL" values to zero in geodatabase. I have tried the following python code in ArcGIS 10.1 ("Field Calculator") to change it but did not work. Pre-Logic ...
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Arc error executing function Skyline with surface

Trying to get a skyline for a set of 3D points based on a DEM (LiDAR based raster), but get the catch all error 999999. The surface is optional and the function works when no surface is assigned. All ...
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Error 999999 on FeatureClass To FeatureClass conversion in ArcPy?

I am currently working on a python script where I am trying to copy selected features into a feature dataset. Basically I have an mxd containing some layers, and for each layer I select features by ...
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Feature Compare Tool giving ArcGIS Error 999999? [closed]

I'm running the ArcGIS feature compare tool against 2 point feature class layers. I'm comparing 9.1 SDE layer against a 10.1 SDE layer. In the feature compare tool one of the input options is '...
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Cause of ExecuteError: ERROR 999999: Error executing function from Spatial Join? [closed]

I'm trying to use the spatial join to append rows to my target feature from my join feature. Here's my code: #import the module import arcpy from arcpy.sa import * from arcpy import env env....
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Calculate Field in ModelBuilder gives General error executing calculator. ERROR 999999: Error executing function. Expected end of statement?

I am attempting to do zonal statistics for multiple images and I need to add an extra field that will have the name of each raster file in each row to the finally appended file. I have added a field ...
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Iso Cluster tool in script failing to open clip raster?

I have been coding in Python for only a few months, so maybe I'm just overlooking a minor detail as a newbie. I have written the script below for a class project. It is supposed to clip two rasters, ...
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Using 'if' function to set field value based on various other field values gives ERROR 999999?

I am trying to populate a field with a value from another field in the same row, the condition I have set for this to take place is if a third field is equal to 0. In order to achieve this I have ...
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Dissolving polygons fails on computers with small amount of RAM

When I'm trying to dissolve a polygon through an arcpy script the operation fails with the 999999 error on computers with small amount of RAM [~3 GB] (known issue). Unfortunately neither: arcpy....
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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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Weighted Overlay - passing parameter as text error? [closed]

For some reason when hardcoding the save path for the wieghted raster just before runtime it works perfectly. Like such... arcpy.env.cellSize = "90" arcpy.env.workspace = r'G:\Xcel\Route Tool\Potter\...
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Trying to modify records from one shapefile to another gives Error 999999?

I am trying to update the atrribute data of a feature class with respect to another one by matching a common field. But it is returning an error for the setValue command. My code looks like: import ...
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Running Buffer_analysis in PyScripter fails to execute

For some reason, I can't get Buffer_analysis to run successfully from PyScripter(2.5.3.0) for a particular shapefile. It fails to complete and exits with error 999999. I can run the exact same ...
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Error when looping Polygon to Raster with python through different fields using ArcGIS Desktop

I've been trying to create a python script to loop through numerous shapefiles converting various fields to raster outputs. I've been working off a lot of what has been said in this previous thread ...
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Cannot import CSV to dbase via Table_to_Table in ArcMap

I have a CSV file with greater than 5 million records. When I imported it to dbase via the Table_to_Table function in ArcMap, it raised ERROR(99999). As a result, only 2 million or so records were ...
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Why does ArcGIS Upgrade Geodatabase tool throw ERROR 999999: Error executing function? [closed]

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop to upgrade File Geodatabases using a Python script that runs fine until the step where it runs the Upgrade Geodatabase tool. The error is: ERROR 999999: Error ...
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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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Joining Fields from Multiple Tables to One Table in ModelBuilder?

I have 40 tables with about 2000 row with a shared ID that I want to merge into 1 table with 2000 rows. I only want to retain a distance field calculated within each table. The distance field is ...
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Why does Clip keep giving Error 999999: Error executing Function Invalid Topology [Topoengine Error]?

The layer being used as the Clip Features has been used before and worked fine, so I assume the issue is the layer I am trying to Clip (Input Features) - I keep receiving the same error when running ...
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Invalid Topology [Topoengine error] from ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, I'm trying to run the Identity function on two large data sets but it fails every time. I don't think it is a lack of hardware as I can run other processes on the same ...
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Am I over-complicating adding and then calculating fields? Suggestions for a better way? (Python)

I'm attempting to re-position a question I asked yesterday here. I am starting to think that the way I wrote my code just isn't the best way. Am I overcomplicating things? I know for a fact that ...