Why doesn't ArcMap think I'm starting an edit session?! =(

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01-03-2017 10:39 AM
by Anonymous User
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okay peeps. Help me, a well-meaning state employee, out. 😃  Why do I keep getting:

from this?! =(

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DarrenWiens2
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Can you try printing workspace to make sure it's what you want? I think by using os.path.dirname you're backing up to the ArcCatalog folder, but you actually want it to be the .sde, at least according to the example here.

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DarrenWiens2
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Can you try printing workspace to make sure it's what you want? I think by using os.path.dirname you're backing up to the ArcCatalog folder, but you actually want it to be the .sde, at least according to the example here.

by Anonymous User
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You're right. It goes to C:\Users\joanna.grossman\AppData\Roaming\ESRI\Desktop10.4\ArcCatalog.

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MitchHolley1
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I thought we already solved this problem. 

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by Anonymous User
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we did. It came back with persistance. =(

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MitchHolley1
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edit = arcpy.da.Editor(filepath)

by Anonymous User
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hmmm. Thanks.

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by Anonymous User
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When I change it to that I can't access my data layer which is why I moved away from it. It throws

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by Anonymous User
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Just FYI. I had to change it back again to get it to work. I'll keep it commented out this time just in case, tho. I appreciate your help.

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