A tabular set of data linked one-to-one to a set of spatial features.

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Feature Layer Attribute table to Datatable and make it editable

Hi Currently i'm using this to turn it into a data table featureCursor = layer.FeatureClass.Search(que, false); row = featureCursor.NextFeature(); if (row != ...
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Is there a way to get the current way a table is sorted in order to iterate over it?

I have a tool in ArcObjects that I'm working on where the OnClick() method finds the current row in the active attribute table (not the selection, but the row that has the carat to the left of the ...
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Updating attribute table from an Excel file using Python

I am kinda new to Python, please excuse for such a trivial questions. There is a shapefile (let's call it Materials.shp). I have an attribute table with different fields (for example, windows, doors, ...
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Using QGIS to create a table of correspondence between two area layers

I have two area layers over a map of Australia, and I want to know if it's possible to use QGIS to create a table of correspondences between them. The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides ...
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Make table views in ModelBuilder with Iterator

I'm trying to use the model as shown in the image to get 300 tables for the 300 points in the input feature class. I can get 300 viewshed rasters but can only get the table of the last point. It ...
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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 ...
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Join a table to a parcel layer and get duplicate parcels, reflecting individual leases

I have a table of 3,000+ lease files that I'm trying to join to our parcel layer. Each parcel has 4+ leases associated with it, and I need each to be represented by an actual polygon. When I do a ...
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Field Calculator does not notice selection? [closed]

I have a problem with the Field Calculator in ArcGIS 10. I selected specific points of a Shapefile I want to calculate, but FC is always calculating all fields. Unfortunately there is no checkbox in ...
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How to create a new Shapefile with the same attributes as an existing one?

It is quite a frequent occurrence that I want the data I'm about to add to a new shapefile, to have all the same attribute fields as one I created in a previous project. For example, I might have ...
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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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What FOSS GIS has the option to link attribute tables to rasters

In ArcGIS rasters can have attribute tables. What FOSS GIS offers a similar option?
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Converting SpatialLinesDataFrame to SpatialPointsDataFrame in R?

In R I have a SpatialLinesDataFrame (for example from a coastline shapefile) and I want to convert it to a SpatialPointsDataFrame. I want to keep all the vertices from the line shapefile to become ...
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How to delete multiple fields in an attribute table?

Is there a way to select multiple fields in an attribute table and delete them together in Arcmap without writing the script?
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Export attribute table to Excel readable format

I want to save some attribute tables in a file format that Excel can read. Currently I'm using the tool Table to dBASE in Modelbuilder, but when I open the files in Excel it shows some errors in ...
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How to color-code geology maps with given CMYK colors?

I'm trying to understand whether it is possible to corectly display colours in British Geological Survey maps. Our client has a licence to use the shapefiles but unfortunately BGS don't provide SDL ...
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Creating a multiple bar graph in ArcMap

I would like to graph my data from a shapefile. The data I wish to display is the sum of the nominal data per each year that it occurred. I have enclosed a screenshot to illustrate my idea. There is ...
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Zoom to Feature hotkey in ArcMap Table View

In ArcMap 10 table view, is there a way to set up a hotkey that when a feature is selected, pressing say "z" is equivalent to right-click-->Zoom To? I would like to be able to highlight a record and ...
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Comparing Column Contents in QGIS

I am trying to compare the contents of two columns named C1 and C2, each of them having some 250 values. I want to create another field, named C3, with TRUE if a value from C1 is found anywhere in C2, ...
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Joined tables and now field calulator is greyed out

In ArcMap (10.2), I accidentally calculated the wrong field outside of an edit session, so there was no way to reverse my action. I restored a previous version (shadow copy) and joined the tables ...
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Auto fill column in attribute table

Is there a way to fill a column in the attribute table with the same value, similar to a paste . Is there something in the calculator that can be used to fill selected records/attributes.
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displaying attribute table on top

I would like to pin (fix) the opened attribute table to the QGIS window or display the table on top. The attribute table is opening as another window (and it is possible to open the same attribute ...
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Automated count for attribute table elements

I need your help for extrapolate from an attribute table the number of elements divided for categories in an automated way (it's not possible to count them manually cause the number is quite huge, ...
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Can't replace attribute with field calculator

I have an attribute table where one of the columns (laeskaerm) has been edited/created by checkboxes on 2 different machines. Result: it contains both 1, 0, true, false and NULL I'd like to replace ...
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Averaging XY data for locations in QGIS

I wanted to find out mean of the selected point using QGIS. I tried out selecting using attribute table but could not find an option for mean in field calculator. I have attached a screenshot with ...
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Not able to save edits to vector layer in QGIS

I have a vector layer with about 200 features. So far I have been able to add polygons to this layer just fine, now it is giving me trouble. When I draw the polygon and try to save edits, the polygon ...
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QGIS - Is it possible to increase Output Field Name?

When creating a new Column, the default value for the length of the name is 10. Using the Field Calculator via the Model Builder, I want to include the names of regional areas into the columns which ...
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Replacing all null values from attribute table with zeros using QGIS?

I have a new column in my attribute table with a lot of null values and I want to replace all them to zeros. How can I do that in field calculator? I'm using QGIS 1.8
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How to provide meanings (metadata) of attributes/fields with shapefiles?

Usually when doing GIS projects, especially when working as a freelancer, you're just provided with a bunch of shapefiles and you have to figure out yourself what all the table attributes mean. ...
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How to Select by Attributes on features sharing common value?

I am attempting to 'select by attributes' a point feature with the lowest numeric value which shares a common value with other point features in another field. For example: I may have 3 point features ...
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Adding date field to attribute table using QGIS processing modeler?

I want to add a date field to my output layers attribute table, using processing modeler. I want the Date field to be a parameter in my model, because I want to manually input the Date everytime I ...
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Efficient ways to read table data from a large feature layer?

I have a feature layer that contains about 460,000 records and it currently takes about 20 minutes to read that table using the arcpy.da.TableToNumPyArray() tool. Is there a more efficient way to read ...
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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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how to delete a row in grid attribute table of a raster?

How can I delete a row in a raster file table? The raster format is GRID I get this error "grid attribute table is blocked from deletion". It seems absurd that I am not able to manipulate my own ...
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How to Calculate Cumulative Field Values in Arcmap

My problem is conceptually quite simple; In Arcmap 10.2, I wish to create a field which contains the cumulative values of another field in the same attribute table. For example, if the first three ...
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Is there a way to shift data in an attribute table so that all attributes are moved to a different coordinate?

I have several shapefiles where the attribute table is composed of timestamped data that is appended to the coordinates. Because of the nature of my data, I need to apply a time lag so that the data ...
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Calculating distances from points to the centre of cells

I am using QGIS 1.8.0 (using older version because I need the Qmarxan plugin which is not available for 2.4.0). I have a study area that has a vector laying of "planning units", or cells over the top ...
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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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find polygon corner coordinates

I am trying to get the coordinates of each node of the polygon I create. I would like the attribute table to display the name of the polygon (ex. address) and then the coordinates of the nodes (ex. ...
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Using python to access the attributes of features within the current extent?

The script I'm writing requires a specific attribute of the building polygon that the data frame extent is currently focused on. Is there a way to grab this data?
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Update column in .shp from .tab with QGIS

Is it possible to perform in QGIS an "update column" on a .shp table with data from a MapInfo.tab having one field apparently in common? One of the greatest uses of QGIS (for me) is the availability ...
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Separate different zones from one attribute in QGIS?

I am new with QGIS and I use QGIS 2.12.3 Lyon. I downloaded from an official web side the protected water areas. Those areas are separated in different zones (for example zone I, zone II and zone ...
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How to calculate depth from Esri ocean basemap?

I need to find potential routes for undersea power cables in South East Asia, therefore I need to select all areas where the ocean is less than 4000m deep. I load the "ocean basemap" from Esri but it ...
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Filtering information in two attribute tables using QGIS?

I'm an amateur in QGIS so please forgive me for not using the correct definitions. I have a polygon map (shape file) with the neighborhoods of my city. Each one of this neighborhoods has it's own ...
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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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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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Changing precision on a column in the attribute table without losing data?

I have data in an Excel file that I want to join with a shapefile in my project. The Excel file contains values like volumes. The Excel file and the shapefile I want to join it with both contain the ...
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Unwanted spaces being placed in shapefile text fields by ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a table with a row Page_Number_N some of the rows have values and others just have a space. For example record 4 is just a space. Field values are Strings. 1 2 3 5 When I start an edit ...
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Get the full list of commons

In QGIS I've loaded the shape file "province" in which attribute table contains 242 fields (the municipalities of this province) and also two other files downloaded from openstreetmap about hotels ...
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Positional join with multiple overlaying geometries, each containing a different attribute

I can't find any documentation on how a spatial join in QGIS is working on the following situation: An area layer is being spatially joined with a polyline layer in order to compare attributes of ...
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How to merge attribute table properties from one layer to another in QGIS?

I am using QGIS 2.2.3 (Lyon). I have a vector layer with a linked attribute table. In order to do multiple tests on the layer, i created a copy in a new layer. The attribute table on this new layer is ...