rockycove

Python script for copying particular layer from CAD

Discussion created by rockycove on Sep 7, 2012
Latest reply on Sep 10, 2012 by arekmatoszka
Hi all,

I'll briefly explain what I am trying to get my script to do.

1. Create a new polygon feature class
2. Copy several polygons from a CAD drawing (they will be always be on the same layer and nothing else should be on that layer) to the newly created feature class class.
3. Clip a polygon feature class (will always be the same) with the above newly created one
4. Add a field called AREA
5. Calculate the area in hectares

I have for a while used a model to run 3 to 5, but now I am trying to automate more of the process. I appreciate this is a slightly long winded question and I'm not asking for the complete answer (although I would be grateful) but any pointers as to where to begin with this would be really good.

Thanks

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