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Steps in Joining Objects to Textual Data using Python

Question asked by timdunlevie on Sep 9, 2014
Latest reply on Sep 9, 2014 by Dan_Patterson

Hi all,


I want to write a python script which :


1. fetch textual data from a table in a SQL database and create a local table (.dbf?) called TABLE A

2. join this textual data (TABLE A) to an existing .shp file (objects) using a unique ID and output this data into a new .shp.


I am a complete novice in python but just need a push in the right direction (commands & summary of steps) and I should be able to piece it all together.


Many thanks,