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Generate Events

Summary

Re-creates shapes for event features registered with an LRS Network. If the event has derived network route and measure fields configured, the tool will update those fields when executed.

Usage

  • Input the event whose features need to be regenerated based on the route and measure of the event.

Syntax

GenerateEvents_locref (in_event_layer)
ParameterExplanationData Type
in_event_layer

The event for which shapes will be regenerated.

Feature Layer

Code sample

GenerateEvents example 1 (Python window)

The following Python window script demonstrates how to use GenerateEvents in immediate mode.

# tool variables 
in_event_layer = "Event"

# set current workspace 
arcpy.env.workspace = "C:/data/Outputs.gdb"

# execute the tool 
arcpy.UpdateEventShapes_locref(in_event_layer)
GenerateEvents example 2 (stand-alone script)

The following Python script demonstrates how to use GenerateEvents in a stand-alone Python script.

# Name: GenerateEvents_Ex2.py 
# Description: Re-creates shapes for event features registered with a LRS Network 
# Requirements: ArcGIS Pipeline Referencing
# Import arcpy module 
import arcpy 
# Check out any necessary licenses 
arcpy.CheckOutExtension("LocationReferencing")
# Local variables 
# input Network layer 
in_event_layer = "C:\\Data\Sample.gdb\\SpeedLimit" 
# Process: Generate Events
arcpy.GenerateEvents_locref(in_event_layer)

Environments

Licensing information

  • ArcGIS Desktop Basic: Requires ArcGIS Pipeline Referencing
  • ArcGIS Desktop Standard: Requires ArcGIS Pipeline Referencing
  • ArcGIS Desktop Advanced: Requires ArcGIS Pipeline Referencing

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