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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 ...
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pythonaddins module

I've posted this question on GeoNet 4 days ago. At the moment I've received no answers and no comments so I thought I'd try here as well. https://geonet.esri.com/activity#nPLoc=/inbox I have a tool ...
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Combo box in python add-in for Arc - keep selected value visible

I have a python add-in for Arc using the addin-assistant. It populates values in one combo box based on the selection from the other. All of that works fine. What I can't figure out is how to keep ...
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Creating Tkinter dialog box in arcpy?

I would like to create a dialog box which pops up when the user click on a button from a Python Add-In toolbar. The user will navigate to their preferred file and select any shapefiles they wish to ...
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Making Python Add-In using tools built in ModelBuilder?

I have made a set of tools in a toolbox using ArcGIS 10.2 using the model builder. I would like to distribute them as a tool bar, and so created a ArcGIS Python Add-In I was hoping that I could ...
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Number of items in a Combo Box

I'm developing a Combo Box for an ArcMap toolbar, that at present simply lists all of the layers that are in the table of contents. However the height of the drop-down menu is very small, and I cannot ...
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Using Python add-in wizard with ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop?

I'd like to create an add-in for ArcMap (ArcGIS 10.3) using Python. Unfortunately, the wizard does not seem to have been updated for 10.3, which is the only version Esri provides for download at ...
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Limit of Python Add-in for Arcmap?

I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 Version 10.2.2.3552, using ArcMap. I've watched the tutorial here (http://training.esri.com/Courses/ts_PythonAdd-Ins/player.cfm?) and I'm still not understanding this. I ...
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Python add-in works once only?

There is a sample in ArcGIS 10.1 help on creating a add-in using python. This works only once when a layer is selected in combobox, if i need to use this functionality again it does not work and i ...
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Update Layer Symbology based on 1 field with changing data

I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 Version 10.2.2.3552, using ArcMap. I have quite a big task here and before i attempt it i want to know if it is even possible. I've looked up some similar questions on ...
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How to trigger a Python script from an ArcGIS Desktop “save” operation?

Similar to the question Run a Python Script when opening an MXD, I'm looking for a way to run a Python script that is triggered when the "Save" command/button is pressed. I've read the Creating a ...
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Listing Attribute Table in order of Selected objects

Currently when I open my attribute table, I get the order or points by which they are added and I would like to get them in order in which I selected them. For example, I select points (in order): 6, ...
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Python Addin installation on server for multiple users

This may not be specific to Python Addin or could be related to Microsoft Windows Server 2003. I have installed a Python Add-in of ArcGIS for Desktop on server for to be used by multiple users. But it ...
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Finding the Python script used by a custom toolbar button in ArcMap

I've been asked by somebody at work to design a toolbar add-in that works just the same as an existing one, but with a different set of data. However, the person who wrote the original add-in for him ...
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python application extension onCreateFeature

Trying to populate certain attributes as soon as a feature is created. I have tried the python add-in application extension function "onCreateFeature", which does get triggered when a feature is ...
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How can I leverage ArcGIS Online sign in credentials/dialog box in a python add-in for Desktop?

When a user has signed in to their ArcGIS Online account in ArcGIS for Desktop (File > Sign In) they have access to their AGOL maps and services and have the ability to publish services and run GP ...
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Changing the active tool in an ArcGIS Python Add-in Tool Palette?

I have an ArcGIS Python Add-in project with a tool palette that contains a dozen different tools. I would like to be able to change the 'active tool', i.e. the tool that is visible on the toolbar, ...
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Arcpy addin editable textbox on tool bar

I would like to add an editable toolbox on an arcpy addin toolbar. This would be used to change values of a threshold but I don't think this is currently available. (What I would really like is a ...
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Assertion Error, Trying to add .tif to group layer

So I am trying to add a layer to a group, but running into problems most likely because of the file is a .tif. I have tried quite a few different iterations of this and looked at a few solutions but ...
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Prevent newly created feature class being automatically added by ArcPy (Python AddIn) to Map Document?

I have a python addin, which as part of its function checks to see if a template point feature class exists on the user's machine. If it doesn't, it creates this file. This template file is used ...
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Python Add-in- Message Box to display area of selected polygons

I am looking to create a Python AddIn which calculates the area of selected polygons. I would like to be able to select the features, click a button on the toolbar, and a Message box displays the sum ...
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Getting ListFields from Autocad DWG using ArcPy?

I am trying to get LisfFields from AutoCad DWG, to arcpy Add-In, i have tried mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") Layers = arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd) for Layers in Layers: ...
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set extent for jpeg programmatically [closed]

I feel like this should be easy, but how can I set coordinates for a jpeg image using Python? I have a python add-in that draws a polygon and then uses its geometry to post a query request to a REST ...
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How I can do event with two clicks using python add-in wizard?

How I can do event with two clicks using python add-in wizard, I have found a way to do event with one click by adding a New Tool in the wizard, but I need "first click To copy the attributes from ...
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Cleaning up duplicating Python Add-in buttons in ArcMap

I have developed an extensive toolbar with ~30 buttons, tools, combo boxes, etc created using the Python Add-in Wizard and ArcGIS 10.2.2. Something about my development process is causing the buttons,...
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Select and copy attributes features in ArcMap using Python add-in tool?

I'm trying to add a tool to an add-in toolbar to select features from an existing feature class and copy attributes to another feature class, from point to point. TopoHeight_Field_Name='Comment' def ...
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Copying XY to clipboard using Python Add-In (ArcMap)

I am trying to create a simple tool to copy XY from where i click the mouse button. What i have done already is: create add-in files using Python Add-In Wizard create toolbar and tool inside it in *....
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Enabling snapping for OnLine method of ArcPy Python Add-In?

I am working on a Python Add-In using ArcGIS 10.2.2 where the user can draw lines and the Add-In will add dimension annotation showing length for each segment of the line that is drawn. I can get ...
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add-in to open automatically "data frame properties

How can created an ArcMap Python add-in using ArcGIS 10.1 to open automatically data frame properties And change the background color of another?
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Can't Remove a Menu in Python Add-in

I have a Python add-in with a good amount of buttons and menus. I'm trying to remove a menu using the addin_assistant, but the menu isn't being removed from config.xml. I've tried removing the add-in ...
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How use DataFrame Geographic Transformation User Interface with ArcObjects?

I am bringing data from SQL Server into ArcMap with ArcObjects as a Query Layer. If I do this manually, a 'Geographic Coordinate System Transformations' UI pops up. I would like the same thing to ...
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Using Python Add-In to delete/remove ArcMap layers that are turned off?

I have made a python addin button which removes layers that are turned off in an MXD. The strange thing is that I get different results depending on whether I run the python commands in the python ...
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Making 'persistent' ArcMap tool without creating Python add-in?

I want to make an addon that, while editing in ArcMap, will track where I pan and move the viewport. I have the pieces together, but I don't like debugging with the Python Add-In wizard, because I ...
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Changing value field when applying symbology from layer using Python Add-in?

I have a python addin button that creates a layer file from a polygon feature class in ArcMap. I want to take that layer file and, with user input from a combobox, apply it back to the feature class ...
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Using deactivate function of ArcGIS Python Add-in Tool?

I have not been able to figure out how the deactivate function of a Python Add-in Tool works in ArcGIS. The help page that mentions the function, and that it 'causes the tool to no longer be the ...
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Starting ArcMap editing session without displaying Editor toolbar?

I'm developing a toolbar with some geoprocessing routines and digitizing functionality. On this toolbar I have implemented a "start edit" button. I want to start an edit session by clicking that ...
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Scratch workspace for ArcGIS Desktop: file name conflict for multiple users

I have installed ArcGIS Desktop on a server (it is not ArcGIS Server installation) where I want to give access to users to use toolbar (developed using Python-Addins) that I have developed. All ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 with MatPlotLib Non-Blocking Plot

ArcGIS 10.2 ships with MatPlotLib 1.1.1 installed. I am trying to display a non-blocking plot window. Trials: Launch an interactive plot in a Tk window from a toolbox. This causes the plot to ...
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Opening PDF generated by Python AddIn using Report (*.rlf) file automatcally?

As a test I have: Authored a test.mxd with one layer called Localities in a single data frame called Layers Authored a test.rlf using View | Reports > Create Report of ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop ...
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Can ArcPy fill forms in Add-in interface?

I'm trying to build an ArcPy tool, which will ask the user to input some information (ID, Name, Address, Zip, etc.) first. My add-in interface is shown below, and hope to implement that once the user ...
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Add points to shapefile and display over map interactively using Python Add-Ins

I want to add points to a shapefile interactively using pythonaddins and display them over map. Points are added to shapefile but not to display. Please suggest how to fix this discrepancy. class ...
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Disable customized context menu for some cases using python

I create a python add-in tool to add new item to the context menu, but I want the new item enabled only when user right click on map when within a buffer of polyline feature. I haven't figure out how ...
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Get XY in different projection without changing data frame using python addin [duplicate]

I been searching for a way to use this http://forums.arcgis.com/threads/49273-getting-xy-from-mouse-click-using-python tool but print the XY in different coordinate system like WGS 1984 (decimal ...
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Clearing Combobox in Python Addin?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.1 and have written an Python addin with multiple comboboxes and an "Unselect" button. The comboboxes run queries on the data and the button clears the selections. I need the "...
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Selecting feature and getting its fields by mouse click using Python Addin in ArcGIS?

I'm building a python addin tool in arcgis and I would like to click a feature, say a polygon on the map, and get the polygon's attributes,i.e. ID=3,NAME = "CITY3"...It's similar as the arcmap tool ...
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A tool as part of a dialog box

I have a button created using Python Add-Ins which pops up a dialog box which is built using wxpython. I am wondering if I can place a tool (Select Layer by Location) within that dialog box to get ...
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Waiting for a python script tool to complete while using pythonaddin button

I have created a pythonaddin toolbar, with a button that executes a python script tool. This tool is in an ArcToolbox which has been stored in the Install folder of the addin. It executes and runs ...
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Using custom shortcut keys in ArcGIS while table of attributes is active window

I have a custom button which is made using python add-in. I add this button in arcgis desktop and assign a new short-cut key for this button. The problem is this button should be used while table of ...