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ArcPy and ArcGIS – Geospatial Analysis with Python by Silas Toms

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Chapter 10. Advanced Geometry Object Methods

In this chapter, we will discuss advanced Geometry object methods, previously discussed in Chapter 6, Working with ArcPy Geometry Objects. The goal of this book is to give an introduction to ArcPy and its modules, while also demonstrating how to apply these tools when creating enduring GIS workflows. Performing an analysis once is good, but doing it over and over, with the click of a button, is better. Making the analysis results sharable in an industry standard format is also desirable. In the ArcGIS world, the best way to do this is with ArcPy and script tools that take advantage of Geometry object methods.

This chapter will cover the following topics:

  • Adding common functions to a module in the Python ...

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