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Finding correct service for arcpy.createArcSDEconnectionFile_management in ArcPy?

I'm working on a toolbar for modifying an SDE database in acrmaps. My code works in a file geodatabase so I'm trying to use this function to make it work in an ArcSDE. I've gotten every other variable ...
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Getting nearest feature point from other features in point layer? [closed]

How i can do this Get the nearest feature point from the other features point in a point layer Point feature class and make it in script tool
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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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Disabling Toolbar in Layout View using Python AddIn of ArcPy?

I'm trying to disable a toolbar with nested menus and buttons when an mxd is in layout view, but it's not working. I also get no output in the ArcGIS python window when I switch to layout view. ...
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Script slow because of conditional statements

I have created a Python addin for ArcMap. It has two comboboxes. Combobox1: Search for facility by name. If there is one facility with that name the mxd zooms to the selected extent. Combobox2: ...
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Get results for each topology errors for Polyline or Points? [closed]

When you set up a topology to build topology rules for each polyline, or points, is there a way to get the results or summary for each Line Errors? For example, when you set "Must Not Overlap", "...
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Arcgis 10.2.2 Python Addin - Add Layer to Layout View?

I've developed a python addin toolbar that adds a desired layer file (chosen from a button nested in a menu in the toolbar) to the table of contents in a project. The functionality only works, ...
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Creating button on Python AddIn toolbar to run python script when clicked? [closed]

I need to create a button on toolbar of arcgis 10.2 who run a python 2.7 script created before when I click. Then I need to know if it's possible in this button that script write results to an excel ...
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Button in ArcGIS add-in extension shows as “Missing”?

I do not understand why my add-in toolbar and button shows up as "Missing" when I open ArcMap. I am not sure whether this is an issue with ArcMap 10.3 or whether I did anything wrong. Have anyone ever ...
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python addin manager validation of code

I have a toolbar (in ArcGIS) set up with two buttons using python addin manager, can someone help me make sure this works, when I run these buttons nothing happens. import arcpy import pythonaddins ...
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Arcpy 10.3 add ins [closed]

I am working with arcpy 10.3 and i want to build a add-in. Unfortunately it's not working when i add a button like: import arcpy import pythonaddins class ButtonClass1(object): """Implementation ...
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Multi-selection from Combo box in Python AddIn?

Is it possible to select more than one option from a combo box list in python Add ins for ArcGIS 10.x? Here is part of the code: def onFocus(self, focused): if focused: self....
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Zoom/Pan function in python addin tool

I have created one python addin tool which creates some points along a line, it works good. my problem is when my tool gets activated i am not able able to zoom/pan the map. map view just get stuck ...
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Creating polyline using mouse clicks with Python Addin tool?

Can somebody tell me how to create a line geometry by mouse click with python addin? I am using below code in python addin tool. class ToolClass8(object): """Implementation for Testmsg_addin.tool (...
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Get filepath then append a feature class to that feature class Python Addins

I'm trying to use tool bar buttons (python addins) to add a filepath and then append another feature class (known to have identical schema, no test needed) to that filepath. My syntax isn't working ...
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Python Addin - Run script from button [closed]

I'm developing a Python Addin for ArcMap. This will consist of a button that will run another python script: import arcpy from arcpy import env import pythonaddins import os class ButtonClass1(...
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ArcPy Python Addin Combobox How to leave a if-loop, when selection is found

ArcPy Combobox How to leave a if-loop, when selection is found I developed a Combox which: combines values from different featurelayers the User can select an ID or activitycode (acode) the active ...
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How to automatically run python code at the time when a mxd is saved?

I am trying to find a way to execute a few lines of (preferably python-)code whenever I save a specific mxd (my template.mxd) I'm working with arcgis desktop 10.3.1 (advanced, all extentions) What I ...
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Creating Python Addin Button?

I want to create a Python AddIn button to execute a specific script. I know how to use the python addIn wizard and add the toolbar I created in my ArcMap. The trouble I am having is writing the script ...
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Recovering toolbar from disconnected window?

I've faced this problem many times. I created a python addin toolbar and installed it in ArcGIS 10.2 . I work on dual monitors in the office. If accidentally this toolbox is left on the secondary ...
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Can tools or addins created in ArcMap be published and used in ArcGis Online?

I'm attempting to build an interactive map that would be hosted in AGOL. It would be a network query, whereupon selecting a point feature from an "inlet" layer, the map would display the corresponding ...
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QGIS docutils install (path,pythonpath,pythonhome)

New to QGIS and Python. Have QGIS installed and working great on Windows, want to install and use Docutils -- Python Documentation Utilities (presumably all simple and small .py programs). I see ...
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Measure Point Along a Line

Looking to find Distance along a line(road) by a user input(Mouse Click). Here is my python code TESTED and works def onMouseDownMap(self, x, y, button, shift): mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("...
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How do I load a .shp file using a button with ArcPy?

I have created a Python addin where the user should be able to select a shapefile and then load, but I've not been able to put in the current workspace. import arcpy import pythonaddins import os ...
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deleting Broken Source from arcgis toc with python addin

i have created one python addin tool. which create some layers in Memory. at the end of the script it deletes the In memory layer. but such layer still remains in TOC with a broken link how can i ...
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Is it possible to open *.dmp file and find out what cause ArcMap to crash?

Is it possible to find out what cause ArcMap to crash from *.dmp file? This files are located here: C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\ESRI\ErrorReports I have made some Python add-in to ArcMap wich ...
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Installing an ArcGIS add-in on several PCs

I usually do my python scripts and add them to ArcMap in the form of add-ins. First I launch the ArcGIS Python Add-In Wizard, create a project, a toolbar and the tool. Then, every time I do an ...
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Python Addin Wizard Combobox scripting help with zooming to selection

I am coding an addin to allow me to use 3 comboboxes to select specific regions within a state. Once these are all selected in the comboboxes I need a final button to zoom to the selected area, ...
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Python Add-In Dialog with Textboxes in ArcPy?

With Python Add-In Wizard I created a ButtonTool with which I: click in the map get the coordinates of the mouseclick-location in a dialog with textboxes I want to receive the coordinates in a ...
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ArcPy: Save and open mxd without closing ArcGIS

With Python Add-In Wizard I created a Button which: looks in a specific directory for the last created/modified folder (which is created with another tool) saves the current mxd with a new name in ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Python-addin Zipfile locked

I made a Python-Addin-Button with the function to create a zip. Everything works fine, but after creating the zip-file, the zipfile is locked, when the mxd-Project is open. Any suggestions why I can't ...
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Invoking Context-sensitive Help for Python AddIn Button?

In an experimental Python AddIn that I've created using ArcPy from ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop I have put some test help into my config.xml for a button called Button4: <Button caption="Button4" ...
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Open popup dialog window on button click in Python AddIn?

I'm trying to figure out a way to display an image in a dialog box that will be used for a help menu for my toolbar addins. The best scenario i've found is using the pythonaddins module and the ...
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Adding separator to ArcGIS python add-in menu? [closed]

In several places (e.g. Making separator and button menu in customized Toolbar using ArcObjects?) I have seen it mentioned that the way to add a separator for add-in menus and toolbars is adding the ...
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Adding separator in ArcGIS python add-in toolbar?

I am trying to separate two sets of button tools in a python add-in toolbar. I am trying to make a toolbar like existing arcmap toolbar where different classes of tools separated by "|". Can this be ...
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ArcGIS python add in to call Python script for importing mdb data

I'm trying to change from a.net toolbar to a Python toolbar in ArcGIS 10.2 and am having some difficulty. I have some stand alone python script which I know works and does what I need to do but I can'...
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Accessing results of trace geometric network tool in Python AddIn? [closed]

I'm attempting to write a python addin to ArcGIS that will carry out numerous traces on a geometric network using user specified flags/barriers. The first trace works fine and I'm able to access the ...
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Arcmap Python add-in wizard run code on start-up/open document

I have the following code that I want to run each time a Arcmap is open: Windows 7 ArcMap 10.3.1 I have followed the instructions here: http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//...
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Is there a script to Python for Click to toggle selectable?

I cannot write a script using ArcPy (Click to toggle selectable). To make a layer unavailable for sampling! I just need to create a tool to automate several processes, one of them is the ability to ...
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Problems using da.UpdateCursor in python Add_in to Edit Feature Class

I am currently attempting to create a Python Add_in tool which will perform a set of geoprocessing operations resulting in new values for a specific !shape.area!acres calculation on a new layer and ...
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Making Python Add-Ins for ArcMap after installing ArcGIS Pro prevents double-click running of makeaddin.py at Python 2.x?

I've been working quite a lot with Python Add-Ins over the past week or so in a Windows 7 SP1 configuration with ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop and ArcGIS Pro 1.0.2 installed. I also installed Python 3.4....
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Using ArcPy Python Add-In Interval Caller to do auto-refresh? [closed]

I am using this code set called pythonaddin_interval_caller (written by Jason Scheirer) to do some map refresh every several seconds. The code was designed for arcgis python-addin. The benefit of this ...
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Why is Python AddIn toolbar showing all “Missing” tools/buttons?

I am horribly new to coding with python. I made a toolbar using the wizard and old bits of VBA code. I created a button to search by map number, a tool to calculate area from UI and a second tool ...
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Using script tool in python add-in wizard?

I am trying to use a script tool in python add-in wizard to make a toolbar which will have button options. The script tool is working fine in the toolbox and I am using them in arcgis 10.2.2. The ...
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Draw polygon with GUI

I'm looking to make a python add in tool for ArcMap to draw a polygon. Eventually I want the tool to also calculate the area and a bunch of other things but for now I would be happy just drawing an ...
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What is the easiest way to test python Add-Ins with ArcGIS 10.1 +? [duplicate]

I am trying to develop a Python Add-In for ArcGIS 10.3 and finding debugging pretty laborious. At the moment when I make a change to my python script I have to do the following: Close ArcMap Delete ...
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Arcpy strip '{ and ]' from list return [closed]

I have a static list that I would like to pull values from and use in a query. I can populate the list dynamically from the data but the set is quite large and I think having a static list from a csv ...
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Arc Python add in - dynamic combo populate

I am attempting my very first python add in. what I would like it to do is look at a feature class, look through the town field. when the user selects a town I want the next combo box to populate with ...
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How to add a perpendicular line to the start & end nodes of every polyline? [duplicate]

Is there a way to add a perpendicular line to the end node of each polyline? Something like this:
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How to write a vector layer as tab delimited txt file using PyQGIS?

I'm using the following QGIS 2.8 Python code to save results to a txt file QgsVectorFileWriter.writeAsVectorFormat(inputLayer, "D:/dstest/my_csv", "CP1250", None, "CSV",True) I would like to be able ...