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replace records in layer with records form another layer by id and column name QGIS

I have a two polyline layers - one with 2800 rows, the other with 150 rows. Each row has a unique id column. I need to replace the records in one column of the the 2800-row layer with the records ...
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In QGIS add new attribute table features from updated csv [duplicate]

In QGIS I created a point layer from a csv using "add delimited text layer" (the comma icon). I set style and viewing scales the way I want for the layer. Since then the csv has been expanded with ...
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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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Minimizing attribute tables in ArcMap?

Prior to ArcGIS 10.0, I worked on several attribute tables at once and I often minimized them. Now, the attribute tables have no icon to minimize them using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop on our Windows 7 ...
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Publishing feature layer with enabled editor tracking overwrites edited creator attribute

trying to publish a populated feature layer via ArcMap 10.2.2 (share as > service) to ArcGis Online with Editor tracking enabled, without having all "Creator" and "Editor" Attributes being overwritten ...
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Is there a quick way to clear all attributes from a layer but leave the polygons in place?

I have a Shapefile layer in QGIS 2.6 with several polygons, each of which has data in over 100 fields. I need to create a new layer with all the same polygons, but with all their data fields blank (...
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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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QGIS - Have spreadsheet with col from 0% to 100% plus null want 100 bin gradient plus one more for null

Newbie alert. Have a spreadsheet with no geo; has a col with values in there from 0% to 100%, plus several blanks/nulls. Ideally would like a 100 step (bin) gradient fill from 0 (100% black) to 100 (...
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Importing shapefile into GRASS, and multiple new rows appear in attribute table

I am importing a GADM Global Administrative Areas shapefile into GRASS (using QGIS 2.8.2 interface). When I do this, multiple additional rows are created in the attribute table. It goes from this: ...
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QGIS .shp joined to xlsx.vrt; Classify works, Rule-based does not

Very simple set up. Tiger .shp file as a layer. Has a join to an xlsx non geo attribute table as a .vrt .shp has join on MTFCC to MTFCC in xlsx.vrt. xlsx.vrt, has a string field with a brief label ...
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How can I delete multiple field attribute values from an attribute table?

I have a Centerlines feature class to which I transferred attributes from an AddressPoints feature class, and now each centerline has the correct street name but also a street number which I don't ...
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Drop down menu for Coded Domain not available in edit session

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2, Advanced license. I created a new coded domain for a string field. I added the domain to an existing field. When I edit the features, i would expect to get a list of the ...
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Selecting trips that their pickups and dropoffs are located in the same polygon in ArcGIS

I have point features indicating the taxis' trip data for pick-ups and drop-offs like the following: [pickup_longitude, pickup_latitude, dropoff_longitude, dropoff_latitude, #passengers] I want to ...
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Adding automated values to attribute field?

I have parcel and buildings layers. In their attribute tables I want to replace "NULL" values with numbers from 1 to 2000, in "Parcel ID", or "Building ID" field. How can I do this in ArcGIS ...
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Why can't I edit attribute table imported through 'text as layer'

I imported the coordinates from an Excel table. They show as single points as intended. Now I want to add columns to the attribute table, but I'm not able to edit it. I wanted to import the following ...
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How to determine the centroid of polygons?

I have a polygon vector and I want to quickly attain the centroid of this polygon for insertion in a text document. I am working with QGIS. I searched through other questions and although some are ...
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Rename cells in Attribute Table to 'XXX.$ID'

I feel like this should be easy to answer, but I can't get it to work for me. I need to edit the attribute table of a .gpx file before I load it into my GPS, in order to label the points. I can rename ...
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type mismatch: 'esri_8' when using field calculator

I am trying to run the VBScript 'round' function using the field calculator on a column for a numeric field that contains a large number of rows (> 500k). When I run the code on a subset of the field ...
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Creating definition query on layer excluding decimal values in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working on a layer of spot height in ArcGIS 10.3. The attribute table of this layer contains a field called 'Elevation' wich one provide the altitude of these spots height. These values can be ...
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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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Adding attribute data together within multiple polygons in QGIS? [duplicate]

In QGIS I have two vector layers, the first is a set of polygons and the second is a series of points. Each point has a numerical attribute associated with it and is located within one of the ...
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Add value to entire column in attributes

Is there a way to add a value to the entire column? I don't think i can use raster calculator because it's a text i want to add, the letter "B". Here is a picture. This is what happends when i use ...
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Adding one search box for multiple GeoJSON polygon layers?

Multiple GeoJSON markers can be combined to one group layer then search on a specific attribute but doesn't work for GeoJSON polygons. How to put multiple GeoJSON markers and polygons in one search ...
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Using attribute table values as input for raster calculation - modelbuilder and iteration

I have multiple years of daily XY point shapefiles that contains multiple attributes. I would like to choose one attribute from my XY point and perform a raster calculation with that value and apply ...
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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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Converting column with data type string to double using ModelBuilder?

I am using ModelBuilder to create a tool. In the middle I have to convert the string values of two columns of a data (in attribute table) to double (for calculations in later steps). Can I do this ...
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ArcGIS Attribute table add field and summarize certain categories?

I try to summarize CorineLandCover12-classes together to a higher level into a new column. For example: 1.1.1 continous urban fabric plus 1.1.2 discontinous urban fabric should become 1.1 Urban ...
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Road Symbol/Label issues in ArcMap?

I am trying to control how many road symbols and how do I do that ? I have geodatabase that has Transportation and in it has a featureclass, "Major_Rds" and it also has three symbology for Interstate, ...
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How to remove a specific unique value with arcpy

using arcpy, i would like to remove,from 50 mxd files, a specific unique value called "residence a" (exist in 3 layers) from the table of content. so i will get this result: The value of "...
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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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PyQgis: How can I preserve order or index when adding features to a Vector Layer from a file?

As I read data from a text file and add points to a QgsVectorLayer (as well as related attributes), each new record gets 'stacked' on top of the previous one in the Attribute Table (and within the ...
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How to Refresh open attribute table in ArcMap using ArcPy rather than ArcObjects?

I am running the Calculate Field GP tool from the arcpy in ArcMap. When a row value is updated, it does not show up untill I use the Reload Cache tool (Table Options > Reload Cache). How do I refresh ...
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Convert pixel value histogram to table

I am working in QGIS 2.1 with the National Land Cover Database 2006 land cover layer. It is a raster layer with pixel values corresponding to different land cover types. I have clipped this raster to ...
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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 <-...