I try to use merge_management but the result only contains the 0th element.
If the shapefile have the same schema, I would look at the Append—Help | ArcGIS Desktop function:
Add all the shape file to ArcMap
Export one shape file to something else and let it be added back into your session.
Remove the shape file you exported.
Start editing the exported shape file.
Select all the shape files other than the one you exported.
copy and paste them into the exported shape file.
I am trying to combine the shp files using arcpy.
On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 8:33 AM, Chris Donohue, GISP <email@example.com>
Is this something you will have to do many many times or just once?
Sorry, I was not very clear. This will be done in a python script that
runs in a batch processing environment. Multiple shape files are
produced. I wish to combine the individual shape files into a single
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