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Auto populating XY fields when new point feature digitized using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a way for ArcGIS Desktop to populate a field automatically when a new point is dropped on the map? We have our map in State Plane Feet, and we want to the database to automatically add WGS ...
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Auto-selecting records in all spatial and non-spatial joined/related tables by selecting only “parent” spatial record in ArcGIS for Desktop?

(1) I have a layer of pipes with related spatial and non-spatial data linked via joins and relates. Is there a way of selecting the top/parent record and then having ArcGIS auto-select all related ...
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How to add attribute table to new shapefile using OGR?

i have made a new shapefile from the original shapefile , and now i want to copy the attribute table from the original shapefile to the new select shapefile , but i don't know how to do that? import ...
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QGIS information by clicking on a point?

How is it possible to open a window by clicking on a point of a point shapefile? This window should display particular attributes of the attribute table and, if somehow possible, geotagged photos. Is ...
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Attributes table keeps crashing in QGIS 2.2

I am currently working on an intensive project that requires me to edit the fields of literally thousands of line segments. While updating the shapefile, it crashed on me. Today, qgis has probably ...
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Exporting attribute table - some records missing [closed]

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 (SP1 for Desktop) and when I'm exporting my attribute table to a dBase format, it will export some but not all the rows. There is no error message indicating anything has gone ...
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How to permanently change Arcmap table display?

At Arc 10.0 I can configure the properties of an Arcmap numeric table field using its Field Properties > Numeric... > and then clicking the "Show thousands separators" checkbox on. But I would like ...
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How to get feature ID correctly in Near table?

I have generated a near table using ArcToolbox, and there are 50 points in two datasets. The feature ID for input and near are quite bigger than normal, as the left one in the enclosed picture. I have ...
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Copying some values from several columns to another column in attribute table? [closed]

I am trying to copy selected values from several columns to one single column in the attribute table. Specifically, where columns (Grid_code, grid_code1, grid_code2.... etc) have values of 4 and 10, ...
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How to disaggregate records in a table? [duplicate]

I'm trying to separate out records in a quasi-summarized table. Currently, my features are geocoded address points. Each address point has one record associated with it with a field showing how many ...
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Editing the DBF for a shapefile is yielding totally different results in R and QGIS, but the attribute tables are identical

I'm having kind of a peculiar issue that I'm hoping someone can shed some light on. I'm actually creating my map in R, but I'm using QGIS as a tool to check my mapping process (R newb here). So let's ...
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How to manage unique ID's for altered polygon

I'm working with administrative boundary polygons and am wondering when to keep the existing unique ID, and when to assign a new unique ID to a polygon. For example, if District A merges with District ...
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Changing data type in ArcGIS attribute table?

How can I change the data type in an attribute table in ArcGIS for multiple fields? For example, if the fields have been exported as a string from Excel, and I would like to use them as numerical ...
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Turning off Show Field Aliases option on attribute table permanently in ArcMap?

I'm wondering how you turn off the "Show Field Aliases" option permanently under the "options" drop down on the attribute tables that pop up for different features. I know you can just click on it to ...
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Importing data from online my sql data base to the attribute table in arcgis 10.2

I have point features in ArcGIS which have sewer manholes plotted on them along with latitude and longitude. The attributes of these manholes are stored in an online server using MySQL database. Can ...
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Polygon shapefile layer shows NoData for Identify in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a soil survey polygon map with each polygon representing a soil type. If I examine the attribute table of the layer, I can see what each polygon represents. If I select a row in the ...
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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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ArcMap 10.3.1-Attribute Table Sorting Issues

I have received a shapefile from a third party that contains a column of alphanumeric characters. ArcMap has it listed as a 'string' in the field properties. The numbers range from 1-6000 with a ...
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Resetting 'cat' column in GRASS?

I've got a regular polygon file that looks like this: Unfortunately, this file stems from a v.overlay so that the 'cat' values are are a bit messed up. I would like them e.g. to start in the upper ...
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Attribute table not changing when using Mosaic on rasters

I'm looking to "merge" 2 rasters together. One is the original base land cover raster with 6 classifications/land use classes. The other is a raster from converted polygons that are essentially ...
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Symbolizing polygon fill color based on HTML hex color attribute value in ArcMap?

I have a set of polygons that I need to symbolize with a certain color. I have an column in the attribute table that contains the contains the html hex color value (#FF0000 Red) that I want the ...
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Import Table information to segments based on Node ID's

I have a table that contains a FeatureLineID, it also has a fromNode ID (MH ID 1) and a toNode ID (MH ID 2). I have Sewer segments (polylines) in ArcGIS That don't have these FeatureLineID's and MH ...
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ESRI Web AppBuilder - custom attribute - only show fields that contain values

Is there a way to only show fields that have a value, i.e. are not NULL, in the Web AppBuilder Web Map pop-up? If this can't be done in the Web Map can it be done in the mxd attribute table? I have a ...
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Receiving error 000539 from CalculateField_management?

I am trying to add (ie "Author", "LastUpdated") to feature classes within a gdb and then populate each of those fields. I have been able to get my code to run properly for the numerical field but I ...
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Determine the number of fields of a certain field type there are in an input feature class

So I am wondering how to get the number of field types "String" by creating a custom function? Can anybody point me in the right direction? I have a shapefile named streets and there are 73 field ...
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Failed to export all rows in attribute table in ArcMap to .dbf

I would like to export a large attribute table to .dbf format, which includes almost 5,000,000 rows. But the exported table only contains about half of the rows without showing any error message ...
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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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Use table manager in modeler in qgis

I need to reorder the fields in a tab file from within QGIS modeler. Table Manager plugin allows this but I can't seem to find a way to do this in modeler. It needs to be run on thousands of files. ...
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QGIS: Saving a Vector Layer renames the column field title as “cen2010_1”, etc

I'm trying to create a custom subset block map of the 2010 Census shapefile for Massachusetts. I've joined population data from other DBF files and am trying to save the shapefile vector layer as a ...
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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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Any open source raster applications that accept floating point rasters with attribute tables?

I understand that Arc floating point rasters don't have attribute tables because of the high potential number of unique values in each cell but at a theoretical level, I think a floating point raster ...
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Problem adding feature name to field in attribute table

I have a small script that should take the name of the file and add it to a newly created field in several shapefiles. import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = r"c:\users\athom\desktop\timber\New4" ...
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How to convert text to proper case using the field calculator?

I am working on a set of data that has over 40,000 records on ArcGIS and I want to use a Proper Case for several fields/columns on the table. Is there a Python or Java Script that can help me automate ...
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How to calculate Statistics of an attribute field to use it in another calculation

I want the statistics of an attribute field to use in another calculation, i can view the statistics using the field properties menu I want these to normalised the data of field 'Ia' using the ...
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How to rearrange the display order of attribute table fields?

Using QGIS 2.10.1, I open an attribute table. How do I rearrange the field display order? For example, a table's default display order (from left to right) is State, County, City. But I would like ...
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Can one row in an attribute table be linked to many separate polygons?

Can one row in an attribute table be linked to many separate polygons? I did a series of selects, buffer, intersects on some shapefiles and my resulting table has for one row many polygons. Can this ...
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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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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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qgis Semi automatic classification pluggin how to add text to rows in attribute table

I want to use a previously created shapefile as Training shapefile in the semi automatic cassification pluggin. Therefore i added 4 fields to this shapefile: Macro_ID (int), MCl_info (text), Class_ID ...
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Number a subset of entries based on current sorting

Is there a way to number a subset of entries in the attribute table based on the current sorting in Qgis? e.g. select all entries with attribute X, sort them by abttribute Y, create a new column and ...
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Is it possible to edit related tables in ArcGIS Online?

I would like to make an editable web map where the user can create a feature then fill in information in a related table all in ArcGIS Online. Is there any way to do this? So far, my research says ...
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Annotation Conversion from into .shp file with appropriate Fonts Format in attribute table

My Drawing file (.dwg file) is contained with Annotation with Gujarati Text in many type of fonts(eg. Gujarati Saral, Nilkanth, Shruti...). After Conversion of Annotation to .shp file, Attributes are ...
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Adding Points to existing attributes [duplicate]

I have a table of 150 records which I was able to geocode except for 21 points. I'm able to manually geocode the rest of these 21 points. Every time I add the point, it creates a new row (which I know ...
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Can transferring a shapefile between local and network drive corrupt the attribute table?

Recently I ran into a troubling issue with ArcGIS (10.2.2) shapefiles. I transferred a shapefile with approximately 10,000 records from my local drive up onto a shared network drive at my office, ...
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How to rename attributes/fields in a shapefile attribute table?

I would like to rename some fields in my attribute table: Like rename XRF_N3in something else. It seems quite a easy issue but I don't find any information about how can I do that... I've QGIS 1.8 ...
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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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Find and replace of ArcGIS i got message “An invalid SQL statement was used”

I was replacing text in a field of attribute table, by using "Find and Replace". After saving and making new map by [Layer properties--Categories--Unique values--VAlue field--add all values--ok] Now ...
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How to combine rows in attribute table using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have an attribute table with three columns "FID" "Shape" and "Class" All records have the same shape (polygon). Each record has its own FID. I have three classes, "A", "B", or "C". I have twenty ...
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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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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 ...