I'm running the Spatial Correlation (Morans I) in ArcToolbox and getting errors regarding the HTML report generation. If I uncheck the "generate report" option, no errors, of course, but then I dont get a nice HTML report. Below is a screenshot of the error - I'm no python expert but it appears the tool has some error in the python code that generates the HTML report. I just upgraded to 10.6 (10.6.0.8321) which also installed an upgraded python version 2.7.14.
Is it correct to assume this is a bug in the current ArcGIS desktop version I have installed?
sure.. here you go. I doubled checked my spatial weights creation and realized I had been using fixed distance but wanted inverse distance instead. So I regenerated that file, then ran the spatial auto-correlation again and it generated the report. Not sure why that would make a difference with a report generating, though.
here's the original input when I got the error.
Not sure, but there can be random errors associated with paths that have punctuation ie ! characters in them.
Whenever you get such errors, always try a simple location for the inputs and the outputs ie c:/GIS/work
good thought. But I just tried it again, putting it into a path without any punctuation and it failed again. however, I had background processing off. once I turned that on, the report generated. So that could have ben the problem all along. not sure if I had it on or off the first times I was working this.