Using lists in arcpy.UpdateCursor function

Discussion created by kg76 on Jul 1, 2013
Latest reply on Jul 1, 2013 by rzufelt
I keep getting the following error and can't figure out why... I'm new to Python and I'm trying to figure out how to iterate through all feature classes within a geodatabase (because they all have the same attributes) and remove old data from certain fields if new data exists in another field for the same record.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "...", line 31, in <module>
    with arcpy.UpdateCursor(fc,fields) as cursor:
AttributeError: __exit__

And here's my script...

#This script is designed to remove legacy accuracy data from a file
#geodatabase if updated accuracy data exists. Legacy accuracy data are
#stored in each feature class under the following field names: B, C,
#D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, and L. Current accuracy data is stored in a
#field called A. The script evaluates the value in the A field, if the
#value is greater than zero and not null the data in the legacy fields
#for that record need to be set to zero or Null if it is a string

import arcpy

#Define a workspace

arcpy.env.workspace = r"C:\Example.gdb"

#Create a list of feature classes

fcList = arcpy.ListFeatureClasses()

#Assign variable fields

fields =("A", "B", "C", "D", "E", "F", "G", "H", "I", "J", "K", "L")

#Loop through each feature class and set to zero or Null the values in
#the legacy accuracy fields (B-L) if data exists in the A field for
#that record

for fc in fcList:
    with arcpy.UpdateCursor(fc,fields) as cursor:
        for row in cursor:
            if (row[0] > 0 and row[0] <> "<Null>"):
                row[1] = 0
                row[2] = 0
                row[3] = 0
                row[4] = 0
                row[5] = 0
                row[6] = 0
                row[7] = "<Null>"
                row[8] = "<Null>"
                row[9] = "<Null>"
                row[10] = "<Null>"
                row[11] = "<Null>"

Any direction would be appreciated! Thanks.