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Joining tables without losing original field names in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm wondering if there is any method to preserve the original field names in ArcGIS when I join csv. tables to a Shapefile. I ask, because sometimes I join tables with 10, 20 or even more columns ...
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Calculating Percentiles in ArcMap?

I have a large polygon dataset (26,000) records with numerous attributes columns. I wish to calculate the percentile rank of each attribute. Say I have population_density in an attribute, is there a ...
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Where is my attribute table in ArcGIS 10.1? It is not visible

I've just updated to ArcGIS 10.1 and when I go to open an attribute table, I can not see it anywhere. Where did it go and how can I retrieve it? I'm wondering if it is off my screen somewhere or if ...
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Specific renaming of elements in Attribute table failing until closing and reopen attribute table

Well the title tells it already. I have a column name and 100 objects. I have given them all a name. Now I mentioned that I have written some wrong of them. So I tried to correct them by double click ...
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How to get the attribute list of a point that is clicked on the map

I would like to double click a point on map and directly getting to its attributes. I'm too lazy to go through the list auf 400 items, just to find it. Is there any way to do this?
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Selecting Features and Averaging Attributes

I currently have two point shapefiles, SHP A with approximately 75 points and SHP B with approximately 2000 points. What I would like to do is: 1) For each point in SHP A I would like to find the ...
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Sort Field in Pie Charts

I'm working on a class project where we make a pie chart out of an attribute table. The attributes are geologic layers (UNITNAME), and the area they occupy (area_pct). In the "Create Graph Wizard", ...
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Can you use wildcards for column headers in Field Calculator?

I know you can use wildcards for fields like so (in the Field Calculator): case when "column" ILIKE '%example%' then 1 else 0 end Can you do something similar for the column headers themselves? I ...
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Edit attribute table for shapefiles in folders and subfolders with arcpy?

Continuously to Merge shapefiles in folders and subfolders with arcpy I try to edit attribute table for 20 shapefiles that spread in big a folder and are divided to a lot of sub folders. All ...
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Arcmap record value is not displaying entirely

On this project i have a column composed of numeric and alphanumeric values. The data comes from multiple sources, so it is quite messy. Using python I am trying to filter the data and copy the values ...
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How to avoid General function failure and delete table field in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to delete a table field: From ArcMap table view, I right click on the field heading and select Delete field. Unfortunately, I obtain the following message: Failed to delete the selected ...
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How can I refer to two tables in ArcPy's CalculateField_management? [closed]

I tried to refer to the different table's fields just like I saw in How to Calculate Field in joined table using ArcPy? but it doesn't work. There are two tables in my example. I have created table ...
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How to use calculatefield_management with ArcPy and joined second table? [duplicate]

How can I use calculatefield_management with ArcPy if I have a joined second table? I want to go through the attached table's field and I want to get records where the certain fields is. How can I ...
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What fields can the CalculateField_management expression parameter contain?

What fields can the CalculateField_management expression parameter contain? I mean the parameters can be the fields what are in the output table, or can they be a field of another table too? There ...
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How to implement 3NF (third normal form) in ArcGIS attribute tables? [closed]

How can I implement 3NF (third normal form) in ArcGIS attribute tables? I have a field what have redundant values, and I need to run different functions for these redundant datas, so I need to place ...
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Compare 2 tables of different lengths

I have a problem and am looking for some help with the following: 2 Layers: Not_Joined and Joined Not_Joined: Old digitized data that has X attribute in it. Joined: Spatially joined layer that has ...
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Python column checker-comparing 2 fields

One problem I am having is the following: I want to create an automatic program to see how well the automozation has been with comparing the results of 2 columns to each other in the same column. In ...
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How to add a new column into an attribute table in ArcGIS Online?

Is it possible to add a new column in the attribute table using the ArcGIS Online version or do I have to return to my home computer and do this through QGIS? A little background to help better ...
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How to get values of each cell in raster attribute table?

How do I get the values of each cell in the raster attribute table. Usually the attribute table gives you the value and number of counts. But, in my case I want each cell listed and corresponding cell ...
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Why won't my csv file imported as a vector layer have attribute table headers?

I have a .csv file that has unique identifiers that I'd like to join with some legislative district shapefiles in QGIS. I've done this before, and the joins all worked fine -- and technically it still ...
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Converting character attribute to numeric attribute

I am following the very simple code found in this question Converting shapefile to raster: Character attributes to create a new numeric variable based on a factor. My proble is that the new numeric ...
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copy related table data into a single field in an attribute table

I have a featureclass of cities and a separate table of city administrators (multiple administrators for each city) and related contact info. What I need to do is consolidate all city administrator ...
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What does an asterisk (*) mean when shown beside a field name in the attribute table?

What does an asterisk (*) mean when shown beside a field name in the attribute table? I would think those are reserved field names but they are not.
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How to get a total amount of cells per classification type in a raster in ArcGIS 10.1?

I did an supervised classification for for this watershed. The attribute table doesn't have the count for total number of cell for each classification. I've created a field titled 'Count' with type ...
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Classification to attribute

Using Esri Desktop Advanced 10.2.2 is it possible to create an attribute based on a classification method, i.e. Jenks? To elaborate - if you use the symbology tab in a layers properties, you can set ...
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How to insert a quotation mark through the Field Calculator of attribute table of a Shapefile?

I have a shapefile of polylines with information of diameter. But the problem is that i didn't enter the inch sign(") with the values of diameter. What would be the solution that qutation mark would ...
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Is it possible to have a dynamic table in a data driven page environment?

I am creating a map series that has many polygons per sheet. There is annotation for the polygons however some polygons are very small with no annotation for them (annotation would completely hide a ...
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How to select multiple values with Select by Attributes in ArcGIS 10

Can anyone help me with selecting multiple values from the attribute table? I tried "Classes"='14'AND'07' but it doesn't work.
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ArcGIS 10.2 Changing 'null' to 'zero' in attribute table? [duplicate]

I have a table (Excel, csv) with county names and three additional column headings. I would like to ensure that everything under the three additional headings have a zero rather than a 'null' value. ...
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need to populate attribute table

I have two shapefiles, one polygon one points. The points represent specific field sampling locations. The polygons represent land divisions. The land divisions have a unique 16 digit identifier. ...
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ArcGIS Removing values from a shapefile with Python

I've got a monster shapefile with lots of duplicate records, however each duplicate record has an accuracy rating. I want to remove all duplicate records with a lower accuracy rating. This would be ...
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Add Image attribute in QGIS [duplicate]

Anyone knows how to add an image attribute in qgis, so that when I click on the shape file for information it shows me the picture along with the attribute-table?
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Finding duplicate records in field using ArcGIS for Desktop?

im looking for duplicate records in dbf files based upon the attribute called 'ID'. I have various dbf files from 500,000 records to 1.5 million and I know there are a host of duplicates. I would ...
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When I download a shapefile from Geoserver my attribute data of shapfile changed

Hi dears I added many shapefiles and PostgreSQL database into Geoserver! But when I downloaded this Shapefiles again my attribute data is not legible in Farsi characters! Can anybody understand me? ...
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How to stop writeOGR from abbreviating Field Names when using “ESRI Shapefile” driver

I'm currently using the following script to add some attribute data from a table to lots of individual shapefiles: library(rgdal) specieslist <- read.csv("SpeciesList1.txt", header=F) attdata ...
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error converting shapefile to geoJSON with Ogre online tool

I am using on online tool built with ogr2ogr to convert shapefiles to geoJSON: http://ogre.adc4gis.com/ It's worked well except for one shapefile, and I can't see why... The shapefile has only six ...
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Automatically update field value in one column based on change to another column in same table?

When editing I want to be able to change the attributes of one field and upon doing this allow for the automatic update of another field in the same attribute table. Essentially I have one layer ...
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How to merge shapefiles with the same attributes?

Let's say, I have two shapefiles, a.shp and b.shp, containing point features with the follwing attribute tables: a - id att1 att2 ----------------- 1 1 1 2 2 2 b - id att1 ...
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How to remove Commas from field values in multiple files?

I'm working in QGIS, presenting data in ArcMap, and Arc is having trouble with the attribute tables. I have a "species" column which lists the species found in that area and have added commas "," in ...
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From CSV file (latitude and longitude fields) to point .shp

How i create a new point shapefile from CSV table? If i have a CSV file with a latitude and longitude fields, is there a method for to have in output a puntal shapefile?
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editor tracking updated in attribute table, but not in sql server database

When I enable editor tracking and make modification on an object, I can find the edit user and edit time, but I cannot find the data updated in the sql server database. Is it because of the ...
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What is the best way to change a data type in the ArcGIS attribute table?

What is the easiest way to change the data type in an attribute table in ArcGIS for multiple fields? Say if the fields have been exported as a string from Excel and I would like to use them as ...
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Updating and inserting a field within the same loop

I am working with an empty feature class where I am writing a script to create polylines within the featureclass and attach an associated text value with the polyline. I am using a for loop as noted ...
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fit a wrap column in the print composer QGIS 2.4

i have an attribute table in the map composer, and the field i want to see is quite long...so i wrap it. but the field width is not fitting this new length. how can i do that. is qgis prepared to do ...
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How to set feature coordinates to values in attribute table?

I have some shapefiles that were produced programatically, and everything came out okay EXCEPT that the geometry information was not written correctly. The coordinates for each feature are null. ...
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Append value(string) to multiple selected fields

In my attributes table I want to insert a new value to a few selected items, and keep the old data inside the field. The table contains multiple columns (street name, length... and public ...
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Filter query error in QGIS2.4 or 2.6

I get this error when undertaking in query in QGIS2.4 or QGIS2.6: An error occurred when executing the query. The data provider said: OGR[3] error 1: Unrecognised field name ...
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How to create attribute table for raster data?

I have raster dataset for rainfall but its not having attribute table. How can I create tabular data using the same raster file? How to join it back again to it? Software used is ArcMap 10.1.
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How can I do a batch edit of circle diameters using the attribute table in ArcGIS?

I need to edit the diameter of a bunch of circles to reflect their correct diameters, and I wondered if there was a way of drawing from the attribute table to make all the circles equal their correct ...
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Can Virtual Fields be used for a rendering style?

In QGIS 2.6, creating a virtual field for a layer and adding up 2 integer fields work fine. I get the correct results and I can use that field for styling. However, when doing a Joins with 2 layers ...