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How to correctly use Datepart( ) in ArcGIS?

I have two date fields dd.mm.yyyy with a start and an end date in my attribute table. Now I want only to extract the years from these fields to new fields. So I created another field, and used ...
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QGIS how to add string field

I have a few point shapefiles. I want to merge them, but first give each point a certain type according to shapefile. How do I add a String field, all with the same word? (changing the field type ...
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Open mail client when clicking feature in Attribute Table

One of the attributes/features of my layer contains an email address. I'd like to be able to open the default mail client by clicking on the mail address from the Attribute Table. After some initial ...
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How to show the entire number of records in the attribute table?

How do I show the entire number of records in an attribute table? The number should be around 100k records, but it only loads 2k at a time.
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Does Terrain Navigator Pro have Attribute Tables?

I learned about mapping with ESRI ArcGIS, I am now trying to use Terrain Navigator Pro (TNP) and finding that there are things I can't figure out because they are named differently. Is there a ...
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extract shapefile attributes from raster colors

I have two layers: a shapefile with states and counties (shp) a raster file (with colors and some text and borders, but not a perfect map) (tiff) I want to use the colors in the raster file to ...
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QGIS 2.2 Changeing txt data in theme table not working

A week ago I upgrade from QGIS 2.0.1 to 2.2 and try to edit some simple point themes I made recently. To my surprise, QGIS 2.2 randomly - not allways, does not allow me to change text I type into text ...
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loss of attribute data when copying between layers

I am trying to copy points from one layer to another in QGIS 2.2 The problem I get is that all the attribute data from the copied points is missing when copied onto the new layer, the columns show ...
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Copy/ Paste from spatial attribute tables into non-spatial tables in Arcmap

Imagine I have a shapefile which has its own attribute table and I have a non-spatial stand alone table too. I am going to copy the rows from the shapefile attribute table into the stand alone table ...
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Export attribute table (feature class) to text file in batch?

What would be the most efficient way to export attribute tables from multiple feature class files stored in a file geodatabase? Export to .txt or .csv. Is there any sort of batch process? Or python ...
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Query from plugin that shows result on Map and in Attribute Table

I'd like to create a plugin that performs a static (no user input required) query that, based on a condition, selects all the features on the map and displays these in the attribute table. I have the ...
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Link/unlink buttions in the Attribute Table's Form View

Toggling the edit button, in the Form View/Table View, buttons for adding/deleting a record is available. Two additional buttons are also available (Fig. 1). From the look of the icons they perform ...
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Alias's in the Attribute Table's Column Preview/Column Filters

We've spent some time setting up alias's in Layers/Properties.../Fields (Fig. 1) for database fields displayed as the column headers in the Attribute Table (Fig. 2). Switching the layout in the ...
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How do I add a field to a table using the QGIS graphic modeler?

I was wondering if anyone could help as I'm struggling to get anything out of the QGIS graphic modeler. For info I have no programming skills whatsoever. I need to be able to add a new field to an ...
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Expression to create and populate column based on filtered fields

I wanted to create a column and populate it with data based on data from other fields. If column_1 contains fields which has similar string (eg. field_1 = "Country: UK", field_2 = "Country: US", ...
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How to adjust QGIS attribute table view column width using Python?

I'm programmatically opening the Attribute table via Python through a plugin. All of the columns have a default width, but some of the data that I'm using do not fit. It's not enough to be able to ...
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How to open QGIS attribute table in form view using Python?

I've got a plugin where I load some layers. On the last layer loaded I show the attribute table. I would like to select the view different from the table view (see image). How can I do this in Python? ...
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Why do field values change when exporting from QGIS?

Today I came across a very strange behavior of QGIS. Maybe someone knows what's going on? I have a table with two fields which are defined as Double, with a Length of 20 and a Precision of 0. Some ...
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How to output visually correlated clusters using Morans I Spatial Autocorrelation?

How do I use Morans I to output visually correlated clusters? I can seemingly generate statistical data, but not one that I know how to visually output on a map. I'm trying to run a morans I ...
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How can I change more than one attibute at the same time?

I'm working in QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour. I started by cretaing a shape file form an AutoCad file. The problem is that in the AutoCad, my layers had symbols like: "~; ç; ^". As the QGIS does not support this ...
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What software for direct editing of a DBF file?

I am currently processing GPS log data from my holiday and need to add information to the points. I remember I used OpenOffice and later LibreOffice to directly edit the files but currently I am ...
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How to combine rows in an attribute table

I'm fairly new to GIS and could use some help with an issue I've run across. I have an attribute table with three columns "FID" "Shape" and "Class" All records have the same shape (polygon). Each ...
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How do I add coordinates to a polygon layer to be able to sort the polygons from north to south in QGIS?

I have a polygon file, where each polygon represents one property. I want to be able to sort the polygons from north to south or vice versa. I need them to be sorted in this way when I export them to ...
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How to add data to an attribute table?

I have a shape file (points) and would like to add points using the attribute table and not the Add Feature tool at the main screen. I went over the Qs here, but didn't find a similar problem to ...
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Use of Copy / Paste when editing attribute tables in QGIS

I have a number of polygon attribute tables with columns that I want to update with new information. Is there a way of (relatively) quickly editing info in attribute tables in QGIS eg such as using ...
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unable to modify records from one shapefile to another

I am trying to update the atrribute data of a feature class with respect to another one by matching a common field. But it is returning an error for the setValue command. My code looks like: import ...
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Extracting data from a raster to a polyline based on start and end points?

I have a polyline shapefile with the attributes seen above. startx and starty represent the coordinates of the beginning of each segment of a polyline. endx and endy represent the coordinates of ...
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QGIS select features from attribute table using the “LIKE” operator

I created an expression with the help of the GUI in the QGIS attribute table of a vector (shapefile) layer of Native American ("Indian") reservations in the USA state of New Mexico. "NAME" LIKE ...
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Print out the properties of the attribute table in qgis?

I have to merge a lot of shapefiles into one great shapefile. So I want to compare the properties of the attribute tables to see if there are differences between the tableproperties of each shape ...
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R generated files getting scrambled on import in ArcGIS

I want to put this out there just in case someone somewhere has experienced similar issues. I have a .csv file that I have generated in R 3.0 using this code: ...
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Building attribute table from raster in ArcMap 10.1

I have a NetCDF file containing the latitude, longitude and porosity for the entire US. I am trying to add another value (wilting point) which depends on the porosity. I wanted to extract the netcdf ...
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QGIS attribute values are changing when I save and stop editing a layer

I'm working with QGIS 2.0.1 on Windows XP. I'm creating a shapefile of points with one attribute column for a 10 digit phone number. I've tried setting the type as both string and integer, but I'm ...
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Why do I have text of attribute table on my view in ArcMap 10?

Can anyone tell me why do I have attribute table text on my layers in ArcMap 10 and how I can get rid of those texts? I have no idea when the texts appeared into my workspace. I have been digitizing ...
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QGIS 2.0 - how to search attributes for string?

How do you use the "Select by Expression" widget in QGIS 2.0.1 to select Attributes in a vector attribute table? How can a person with no SQL background learn to do this quickly?
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attribute table in qgis wont save custom values

I am trying to edit a point shapefile in qgis and I have editing on for that layer, I have added a new column for the custom data, I have set it to text and have 8 characters allowed in the column ...
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How to show only raster attribute table using GDAL?

I have a binary ArcGRID raster (AIG/Arc/Info Binary Grid) with an attribute table. I would like to get only this attribute table but gdalinfo outputs also projection information and bounds and then ...
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Generating Values in the Attribute Table

In the attribute table within GIS, I have a certain column with ascending values, and I want to assign ID numbers (for easier readability and display) to a corresponding column. So for instance: Feet ...
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Append Attribute Table of multiple feature class with same points/ pointID

I used extract by points function to extract values from multiple rasters using a point feature class. The output is a couple hundred point feature classes with values associated with those rasters. ...
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Is there any way to add an area column to new shapefile created from raster with gdal's polygonize in the same step?

I've been going through a fairly lengthy process of polygonizing very intricate raster images, then creating a new layer with the extra area attribute, so that I can then remove the millions of tiny ...
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Splitting strings into new rows, retaining geometry

UPDATED BELOW I have 9 shapefiles, each shapefile has 700,000+ rows and I have roughly 12 attribute fields in each shapefile. There are three attribute fields, common to every shapefile, that I am ...
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Finding duplicate records in a field via Python in field calculator

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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How to add a new column in attribute table with attribute with indexes of another max-min ordered attribute field?

I've an attribute column named e.g. VALUE with different values I would like to make a column named e.g. ORDERsuch that the greatest value has the attribute 1 the second value 2 etc. etc. so order ...
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Is it possible to force uppercase in a geodatabase string field?

I have certain string fields in my geodatabase tables with which I would like to enforce an all-uppercase rule. These fields are ones that do not lend themselves to domains (such as address fields). ...
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How to transfer multi attributes in to features?

i have 2 feature classes, i want to transfer all attributes by one click to another attribute feature class, i have used Spatial Adjustment tools, but the challenge with me is to, how to transfer all ...
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How to make autoIncrement number start with (001…009, 011…099)?

i have a challenge with my time in my work, i have feature class called "Parcel" storing many data, i generated an autoIncrement number by using field calculator, in field "parcel code" Expression: ...
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How to delete Field From Shapefile by Arcpy [closed]

I am using the following code to delete a field from a shapefile but I am getting an error! def main(): # Import arcpy module import arcpy # Local variables: point_shp = ...
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How to Add Field Between Two Existing Field in Shapefile

Can you please let me know if it is possible to add a new Field between two existing field using ArcPy? For Example if I have "Name", "Area", fiels already in my shapefile can I add a new field called ...
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How to Change Field Name in ArcGIS 10.2

Can someone please let me know how I can change the field names (not the alias) in ArcGIS 10.2. I already found this page on ArcGIS support: "Renaming shapefile fields (Defense Mapping)" but there is ...
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When doing table to table conversion, a text field gets converted to Blob type

I have one field that keeps getting converted to Blob type after conversion using table to table tool. The field is mostly text and fairly lengthy, maybe 250 ish characters. Is the length of the field ...
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Is there a way to modify an Excel sheet which is already open in ArcMap?

I have an excel sheet that is joined to a shapefile in ArcMap. I need to modify many elements of the table, but every time I need to close ArcMap in order to be able to do it. Is there any way to ...