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Python Script Tools are added to standard toolboxes (*.tbx) of ArcGIS for Desktop

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Writing tool for stacking point features on given co-ordinate

I am trying to write a Python code for creating a geoprocessing tool which will be added as a toolbox in ArcGIS Pro (v2.6). The tool will Ask for a "Target point feature" as input for the (...
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Returning value from ArcGIS Pro custom tool (.py)

How do we return a value from a custom .py tool, so that when I run the tool in another script, it will return a value (such as a number, string, or tuple)? Notice in the execute class function, I ...
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Python from pathlib import Path crash into QGIS

I'm creating a custom Python script inside QGIS Processing in Mac OS system, I encountered a serious error cause a crash of QGIS application. If in my Python script I use this library: from pathlib ...
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Using CalculateField within a script tool to edit the shape of a polygon

I am working in ArcGIS Pro 3.2 and with Python 3.9.18 I am trying to replace the geometry of a polygon with the polygon from another layer. I have used this small calculate field expression to replace ...
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how to add toolbar menu on pyqgis using custom class with current QgsInterface?

currently i want to add a qgis toolbar icon, which needs to be populated on the qgis window after certain process using custom class by overriding the current qgisinterface. But while running the code ...
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Using Python script inside QGIS Graphic Modeler

I created a model that combines two vector layers and outputs a single layer with aggregated data. I have a Python script that calculates the Chi-square, and I would like it to be executed at the end ...
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Defining/restricting ArcToolbox script tool input parameters to specific types

I've created an arcpy script (that works fine) that runs on a geodatabase (mdb, gdb, enterprise), or can also be run on a Feature Dataset within a geodatabase. In my script tool properties in ...
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Why is first output of ArcPy tool only one running?

I am attempting to write a python tool that uses the create routes, locate features along routes, and make route event layer tools (in that order). Essentially this is a three step process that I want ...
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Select Layer by Attribute not working with variable, but doesn't give errors using ArcPy

I'm trying to make a simple script tool that allows the user to search a for a specific polygon in a feature class using a unique number. Using the python window in ArcGisPro I run arcpy.management....
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Automate map updating using data from a folder in ArcGIS Pro

I'm trying to automate map updating in ArcGIS Pro using Python. Essentially, I need the program to read a folder with GeoJSON files, import them into a map, and update it. When I use the code below, ...
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ArcPy "listElements" error reported

I'm writing a script to convert a CAD polygon feature in a shapefile, calculate area(ha) in a new field and zoom to it in a 25.000 scale. import os, arcpy, sys from arcpy import env #PAR�METROS DA ...
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Python Script Tool with validation not opening in ArcGIS Pro

I am trying to figure out why my ArcGIS Pro Python Script Tool with validation fails to open when I insert the block of code in my image. def initializeParameters(self): shpFile = r"C:\LPA\...
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Reference dictionary keys in ArcGIS Tool Validation

I have a Python script that is stored in a custom toolbox in ArcGIS Pro. The script has a dictionary myDict that I want the keys of to appear as a drop-down list as an input for the tool. I know how ...
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Insert a variable into a lblClass expression

My script selects by date in a points layer, then creates a new layer made only of those points. The script then exports the attribute table for the new layer to Excel, turns off the original layer, ...
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arcpy.GetParameterAsText Error 000539 and NameError

Trying to create a Python script tool to calculate fields that are persistent across some (not all) feature classes in several feature datasets. It worked fine with the variables for CNO and VID ...
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Error 000725 when running ArcPy toolbox

I'm trying to run a script in arcpy and appears the error 000725 "output folder: Dataset C:.. already exists. The script objective is to clip all shapefiles from a folder by a buffer layer. If ...
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Esri Data Loading Tools don't generate data loading workspace

Recently, I deployed the Esri Data Loading Tools Python package into my cloned environment within ArcGIS Pro 3.0.3. With the process pretty fool-proof, given Esri's package manager interface, I was ...
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ArcPy: Grid Index Features freezing and crashing ArcGIS Pro

I am trying to use the grid index features tool in ArcPy. However when I run it outside of the Python window in ArcGIS Pro, it freezes and crashes. When used within ArcGIS Pro it works fine. I am ...
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Multiple Ring Buffer returns RuntimeError: ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed

I'm creating a tool that will be used by the Geoprocessing widget on my organisation's enterprise server. When I attempt to run my tool, I get an exception: ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed ...
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Python and the modification of Style Properties [closed]

I am new to QGIS (I am using QGIS 3.26). The bosses at my work want to get an automated process for converting simple data into maps for visualization purposes. So I started to learn Python used to ...
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Plugin QGIS- Principal problem: find a function that recognizes the word even only from prefixes

WORK SCHEME The issues are highlighted. User input for the plugin: • a raster map with information on the depth of the water reached by a rain / flood event; • a polygonal vector file with buildings ...
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Creating Checkbox list in Python script tool dialog ArcGIS Pro

I'm creating a Toolbox (.atbx) in ArcGIS Pro, that uses a Python script I'm developing. Basically, the feature I want to add in that tool is making the user to select (using a checkbox) a set of maps ...
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How to add/install library in python notebook or QGIS (python console)?

It gives the error while I am using command line to install the library or package. As you can see in the attached file (the python_console_in_QGIS, command_line_python, and the library_want_to_follow)...
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How can I script 'Overwrite Table'

Here is documentation on it, but it doesn't have Python code associated. I want to script this so I can make it run automatically after another model runs as a precondition. My current workflow is: in ...
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Use QGIS processing parameter in field calculator's formula

I built a python processing tool for QGIS where my goal is to use field calculator and multiply an existing field in a layer by a parameter (number) decided by the user. I defined the parameter for ...
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Open a geoprocessing tool / custom script tool window as a result of python code compilation

I am trying to create a custom system for converting general geodata to S-57 standard. This will require more than one custom tool/script, but I'd like to make the experience as user-friendly as ...
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AttributeError: DescribeData: Method shapeType does not exist

Can anyone help me resolve this error? Traceback(most recent call last): File "*file.py", Line 15 in if (arcpy.Describe(lyr).shapeType) == 'Polygon': AttributeError: DescribeData: Method ...
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List layer by data type in python window, eg: Layer == Polyline or Layer == Point

I am trying to locate features along routes for polyline and point features in a map. The locate features along routes tool requires two separate parameters; one for polyline and one for point ...
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Geoprocess generates a standalone table for layers, what is the correct parameter setting for my ArcToolbox?

I have a toolbox that is executing locate features along routes for a number of layers in a map. For each iteration of the locate features along routes I am expecting a stand alone table for each of ...
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Using ArcPy for custom toolbox

I am trying to create a toolbox that will execute 'Locate Features Along Routes' in multiple layers and in two active maps in ArcGIS Pro. One map contains linear features to be located, the other ...
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Creating an ArcPy script to add 3 layers into 200 .mxd files located in different sub-folder and importing the layer symbology .lyr with ArcMap 10.8

I need to update 200 MXD files by adding three layers with a specific symbology for each layer. I use ArcMap 10.8 All the layers are in the same folder. All the .mxd files are located in one folder ...
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Creating Geodatabase Script Creator using ArcPy [closed]

I have been working on and compiling different code snippets to create a GDB Generator. Most of the code logic I understand, but there is some that I can't grasp. Below is the code. Code: #import ...
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Setting default extent parameters in Script Tool

I have an ArcMap Script Tool that calls the "extent" parameter. It contains a pulldown for how to obtain extents (Default, Union of inputs, Intersection of inputs, As specified below, and ...
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Clipping Polygons and creating a new polygon as a feature

I am doing a task using the ArcPy module in ArcGIS Pro. The task is to Clip a polygon feature class with another polygon feature class and return the remaining polygons as a new feature class. I have ...
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Iterate through fishnet polygons for extents and update field

I am new to Python. I'm creating a Script Tool in 10.8.2 that generates polygons from Create Fishnet of 1 deg x 1 deg and a new field GEOCELL. I need to update field GEOCELL with the lower left corner ...
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Implement Script Tool with ModelBuilder as GeoProcessing Service

I built a model in ArcGIS Desktop 10.8.1 and want to implement a script tool at the end (inside the model). All elements are using relative paths and %SCRATCHWORKSPACE%\ in the file paths (as ...
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How to export shp and TIFF files from a list with Python

I'm a beginner in Python, and I am trying to write code that receives a list of TIFFs and shapefiles from an input folder. The objective is: Do a clip to a raster using the Extract By Mask and if the ...
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Arcpy Traceback error 000210: Cannot create output

I have been given the task of taking a script that was made by someone who has left and altering where it saves the files. This is originally a simple folder system but we are moving over to file ...
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Creating a Multi-Step Spatial Join Tool Script (One point file to many polygons) with one point output

I am wanting to create a ArcPy Tool Script that will join a point file to multiple polygons. Ideally, the point file (input_fc) would be a parameter so it can be interchangeable. Then the polygons ...
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Adding text in Tool Help of Python script tool

How do I add some text in the section "Tool help" in a Script tool? I leave a screenshot in case there are doubts about what I mean:
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Create geoprocessing tool using ArcPy that buffers multiple inputs and then merges and dissolves them into one final output

I am trying to create a geoprocessing tool in ArcMap by way of Python that will accept multiple inputs (points, lines, and polygons) buffer them based on user input, and then take the results and ...
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ArcCatalog - Script - Parameter - Choose a previous one [closed]

I am working on a script that automates the following process: from coordinates in excel spreadsheet to a map in mxd or kmz. Because the set of coordinates are in two different zones, I have to ...
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How to specify Python Executable file as Interpreter ArcGIS Pro Custom Script Tool

I am converting a stand-alone script to a ArcGIS Pro custom script tool. When I run the script, everything runs according to plan, however I get an error when I run it as a tool. AttributeError: ...
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ArcMap tool dialog says relative paths are incorrect

I have ArcMap 10.7.1 and I have created a Python script tool and tool dialog to run on it. I want to set a default value for one of my inputs on the tool dialog and have it be a relative path to a ...
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Getting fields from layer calculated during process (output layer) for later calculate field that is parameterized using ArcPy with ArcMap

I'm working in Pycharm Python IDLE under ArcPy, to later work on setting up a toolbox in ArcGIS Desktop 10.7. I have a large script running in Python that works fine without parameters. Now, I want to ...
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Run arcpy-script as geoprocessing tool

I am trying to get my first python/arcpy script going, but I am stuck with implementing it into ArcGIS Pro. If my script is running inside the ArcGIS Pro Python-Window everything is executed well and ...
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Create the loop for multiple raster convert to vector polygon using the arcpy scripting tool

This is my code which works only with the one raster image. But I need to create the tool that converts the multiple raster to vector in loop with arcpy. import arcpy from arcpy.sa import * arcpy.env....
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Update features based on multiple GetParameterAsText

I am trying to figure out how to update feature attributes by user input parameters (GetParameterAsText). Current script the user inputs a arcpy.GetParameterAsText(can be multiple) then there is a ...
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arcpy.AddField_management does not work in tool, only in Python Interpreter

I am creating a tool in ArcGIS Pro where a part of the code creates a feature class (low_fuel_warning) and adds fields to it. When running the code in the Jupyter Notebook in ArcGIS, it works as it ...
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Changing upper break value to decimal using ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro

My ArcGIS Pro custom script tool is based off of a script that changes break values from a user's input. I believe I've done all I can troubleshooting the existing script. I'm suspicious of the tool ...
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