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set symbology by lyr file VERY slow

Question asked by jimcousins on Mar 4, 2016
Latest reply on Mar 4, 2016 by jimcousins

I have over 200 ascii files, and a .lyr file for the classification I wish to set. I have used the following in the python window, but it is taking HOURS to cycle through. There must be a better way to do this, can anyone point me to a quicker / better solution?


>>> import arcpy

>>> mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT")

>>> df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(mxd, "*") [0]

>>> lyrSource = r"Z:\1393_HANFORD_FY2016\062_FY2016_100_Areas_PT_Rpt\GIS\CrVI_ASC.lyr"

>>> for lyr in arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd, "*.asc",df):

...     arcpy.ApplySymbologyFromLayer_management(lyr,lyrSource)


Best Regards,

Jim Cousins