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Polygon To Legal Description [on hold]

I am trying to figure out in ArcMap 10.6, how to extract metes & bounds from a polygon? example: GIS Analyst draws an area/polygon, then running a python script generates a metes & bounds ...
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Field not updating correctly by updatecursor() method

in my work, I have to find the features having duplicate values of field "ID" and leave just one identical value by updating blank values in rest of the features. My code for an add-in is: import ...
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ArcPy to select by location not showing selected features in attribute table

I have a button where it first calculate no of features in a specific layer and then runs the "are_identical_to" and update "D". After that it checks if the no of counts in two layers is same? If not, ...
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Undo button undoes last couple of edits instead of last one in ArcMap?

I've made an add-in in ArcPy, using add-in assistant, to update attributes of selected features. It has two buttons to populate either 'U' or 'D' as attribute. The Python code is: import arcpy ...
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Using two Python Addin Combo Boxes to choose Folder then Layer

I am trying to create a Python add-in for ArcMap for users to quickly select layer files from within several different folders. This will require 2 combo boxes. User selects the folder from the first ...
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Undoing Operation while editing in ArcMap with Python Add-ins?

Using ArcPy Add-ins, I can issue a message, but I don’t understand how to cancel or undo deleting an object. Is it possible? class ControlUniq(object): """Implementation for addin1_addin....
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Delivering script tool using toolbar vs addin button?

I am having trouble determining how to best deliver my script tool for use in ArcMap 10.7. I can create a toolbar that has my custom script tool in it. That is easy. The trouble is I can't get the ...
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Don't allow to save edits in the table untill the field will be populated in ArcGIS with pythonaddins

I have a table and some fields there(OBJECTID, UN_ID, for example).Table is not empty. how to prevent an edit session from stopping or saving until the field will be filled. I wrote an extension ...
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Automate Access to all Tools in a Dynamic Toolbox in ArcMap?

Is there any way to automatically open a toolbox in ArcMap either from a model, a Python script or a Python Add-In, or similar? Or to otherwise make all of the tools in a toolbox easy to access for ...
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Writing where_clause to Select Layer By Attribute for Python Add-in?

I have an add-in script for a toolbox in ArcMap that lets a user select a data frame, a layer within it, a field from the layer, an operator (= , > , <, etc.), and a value from the field. I'm ...
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Executing Select Layer By Attribute in Python Add-in Toolbar (ArcMap)

I'm having trouble with the button class of my code: class OKButton(object): """Implementation for ok.button (Button)""" def __init__(self): self.enabled = True self.checked = False def ...
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Jump to specific folder in catalog pane using Arcpy

I am developing a Python add-in for ArcGIS Desktop. As a part of this add-in there is a button that I would like to jump me to specific folder in the Catalog Window. Is there any way to do this?
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Making ArcGIS Python Add-In Extension immediately functional after install?

I have a Python add-in that includes an extension class. The only purpose of this extension is for some buttons in the add-in to be automatically enabled/disabled depending on if there are relevant ...
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Spatial Join Using Python /ArcGIS Addin assistant

I have a point shapefile that contains all my field collected data, lat/long and all the field data collected during the season. The one thing not imported was the name of the Lakes these points fell ...
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Executing add-in from Python script?

I would like to execute the Curves And Lines add in from my Python script. Is there any interface for working with add-in inside of a Python script?
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Using two Python Addin Combo Boxes to choose feature class first then field from chosen feature class?

Last night a student from my Udemy course about writing Python AddIns asked for: some tips for using a combo box to filter another combo box. What I am trying to do is use a combo box to select ...
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ArcMap python add-in button fails to load and displays Missing on the toolbar [closed]

I have a python add-in button shown as follows. It has to make a http request and use the values from the response. But whenever I use requests package, the add-in result in Missing button. import ...
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Starting ArcMap Python Add-in as service?

Is it possible to start Python add-in as a service which keeps running while in ArcMap? I am designing something using a add-in to receive socket messages from out of ArcMap and do some operations ...
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XLWT not writing to sheet in esri python add-in ArcMap 10.6

I have a tool I am converting to an ArcMap add-in. The problem is that the tool created a report and now the add-in report only contains the header row. I can't get the complete message box to fire at ...
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Get Path of my toolboxes ESRI addins Python 2.7

I need my toolboxes path. These are in the installation folder (toolboxes) but when using the function: dir_tools = os.path.join(os.path.dirname(__file__),r'toolboxs\parametros.tbx') result: C:\...
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How to avoid ArcMap Python add-in combobox drop-down menu obscuring subsequent UI elements?

My ArcMap (10.5.1) Python add-in uses a combobox. When an item is selected from the combobox's drop-down menu, the expected actions are executed successfully. Sometimes these actions actions can ...
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Pythonaddins combobox advanced functionality

I made an Add-in for ArcMap that shows important news for our company. It is actually a toolbar with combobox and refresh button. It loads news from a text file located in our server and as every user ...
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ArcGIS Python Add-In Assistant not updated for ca. 4 years [closed]

For some time I had not used ArcGIS and I getting myself acquainted with the newer versions. Last time I had used 10.1 and now I am using 10.4.1. I had created some simple Python add-ins with the help ...
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python Get current workspace and then re-source to new SDE

I am trying to write some code that will get the current workspace name and if it matches a particular datasource path, it will re-path the SDE layers to the new database. Initially I had the code ...
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Move Python Add ins to ArcGIS Pro without having to learn a new programming language?

I have created a Python Add in for ArcMap and it has been tested and functions very properly. However, I am looking online, and it seems like I have to go through a lot of processes just for it to ...
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Trying to build lines by cursing through points

I am trying to create a tool that creates lines from selected point features. I am able to select the point features and create a search cursor to curse through them. I can message box attributes ...
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Adding built-in tools to python add-in toolbar

I want to make an ArcGIS Desktop add-in toolbar that has a regular ESRI built-in tool on it (like the buffer tool, or select tool, etc), instead of a custom tool. Is that possible or are we talking ...
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ArcMap crashing when plotting features with matplotlib few times via Python AddIn?

I made a 3D line plot Python add-in with matplotlib for ArcMap. After I execute this tool 3-4 times, ArcMap crashed. I have also executed it in the Python window, but the situation is just the same. ...
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Python Add-In Combo Box Not Working Properly

I am trying to create a python add-in toolbar with a combo box that lists all of the [SITE_NUMBER] values in my "Site Inspection" polygon layer. The user should be able to select a [SITE_NUMBER] ...
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Refreshing default parameter values in custom tool loaded by python-addin?

I've built a tool that will be used to populate required metadata in the attributes of a specific schema. This tool is in a python toolbox and called by a python addin button. The value entered for ...
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Dynamically adding items into one python addin Combobox from another?

I have two combo boxes. I am trying to add items dynamically into the second combobox from the first combobox's onSelChange(self, selection) event. due to some reason, this is not working. Here is my ...
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Python add-in button tool giving saying missing toolbar when I add it onto my map?

I am looking to create a button that when clicked, clears feature classes and tables created from another tool. I set up the button and installed it but every time I add it to the map with a toolbar ...
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Selection box from Python Add-in?

I would like to create a button using Python Add-ins that allows the user to select a point on the map then immediately bring up a user prompt checkbox that was created in a separate toolbox. I ...
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Have user select various features that are a set distance from a point? [duplicate]

I want the user to be able to click on a feature on a map, and from there have the GIS automate a window that can come up to select features to see if they are in that set distance from the feature. I ...
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Build Add-In for older version ArcGIS

I am building ArcMap Add-Ins using ArcGIS 10.2 and I know that the AddIns won't work on lower versions of ArcGIS. Is it possible to build the AddIn for ArcGIS 10.0 or 10.1 using ArcGIS 10.2? I am ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 Addin install error?

I'm trying to create an Add-in in ArcGIS and used Python Add-in Wizard: http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=5f3aefe77f6b4f61ad3e4c62f30bff3b Everything went fine until i came to this step: when ...
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Tkinter crashing ArcMap from Python Add-In [closed]

ArcMap crashes every time I try to display a form using tkinter from my python add-in button. Are there any updated workarounds for this? I saw this from before, but couldn't get it to work: https:...
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Adding error message to python add-in?

I want to add an alert message to my python add-in(which will be like, when I click a button it will summon a warning message ). But I tried error message functions like : AddError, AddWarning and ...
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Python get selected features in arcgis

How can I edit selected Attribute only with python 2.7 I want to select points in arcgis and then when I click on the button created by my python script I want the value of the selected features ...
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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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Python Window errors showing when opening up Commands tab in Customize related to Python Add-In?

I'm getting a number of errors in the Python Window on ArcGIS 10.3.1 when going to Customize > Customize Mode... > (Commands Tab) as seen below. The majority of errors are coming from a Python Add-in:...
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Turning off ArcMap Editor via ArcPy?

I have a problem with turning on or off ArcMap editor, using arcpy. When I try to turn on editor on arcpy I use this code on ArcMap Python window workspace = r'C:\tests\test.mdb' edit = ...
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Python AddIn button init not working as expected

I have a toolbar with two buttons. It's a crude toggle that looks at a text file containing a single character whose values are either 0 or 1. When the file contents are 0, then button1 ResumeExports(...
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Working with python add-in while editing is on

I created a python add-in which makes analyses like spatial join, update cursor and make feature layer. But when editing is open for a layer. I get this error. Line 289, in onClick for rec in ...
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Make layer from selected features in python add-in

There is a problem in my arcgis add-in when I try to create layer from selected features of 'fc' layer, add-in button creates layer from all features of 'fc' layer not only selected features. When i ...
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adding new points with mouse click and adding them to the existing attribute table [closed]

I am quite a beginner with programming in python and I am struggling with my code. I would like to create new points(trees) on my map using mouse click and afterwards add them to the existing ...
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Creating edge and vertex identifiers for Python AddIn?

I can create multiple points using the add-in that I created. But the problem is, I don't know how to add edge and vertex identifiers to my tool (like in the picture). Here is my code : class ...
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Creating multiple points, using Python AddIn?

import arcpy import pythonaddins class point(object): """Implementation for point_addin.tool (Tool)""" def __init__(self): self.enabled = True self.shape = "NONE" def onMouseDownMap(self, ...
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AttributeError: DescribeData: Method FIDSet does not exist error

I am writing an add-in that in one step requires to find all layers that have selections. To achieve that I am using FIDSet property of Describe object. Unfortunately, I get an error: "AttributeError: ...
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How to terminate ArcMap add-in script?

I have made an ArcMap add-in which has the condition that only one feature can by selected a computed. If there are more features selected or no feature in the selection, a message will pop up that ...