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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 ...
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A script to populate a numeric field in Arcgis based on some content of a string field?

I have field in an attribute table populated with expressions like "6S2Olch1E", "10S1B", "9B3S2Olch" and so on. I need to make a numeric filed populated with only numbers associeted with letter S from ...
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Calculate field using data from excel table

I need to interpolate data that I have in a excel file using data from an attribute table of a point feature. I want to create a new field on the attribute table with the result of that interpolation. ...
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Is there a way to change the selection in the Editor Attributes window, while maintaining current selection?

I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to alter the selection within the Editor Attributes window while maintaining the current selection set. In the image below, I've manually selected an item in ...
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QGIS Copy Attribute Table To Excel - where does the new lines come from?

I have an attribute table with 3100 lines. I selected the whole table and pressed the button 'copy selected rows to clipboard', afterwards I pasted them into an excel-table. Now I have 27 lines ...
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Removing extra string from text column in Attribute Table to make numeric column from number part using ArcGIS Field Calculator?

I received a shapefile about invasive species. I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for desktop. In Attribute Table, there is column called "Infested_Area" and its got number mix with text, for instance "9100 sq ...
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How to merge shapefile data and pick out what has changed in QGIS?

I work for a conservation charity just starting to use QGIS. I am starting to think about how to consolidate GIS shapefiles returning from different and separate project areas across the UK to be ...
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ArcGIS calculate difference between rows in the same field that is date time format

I'm looking for help tweaking the python code discussed here: Attribute Table Subtract Value From Previous Value I'm having trouble figuring out how to adjust it for a date field in which I want to ...
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Disable right click “Open attribute Table” in ArcMap using arcObjects

I have a requirement on the ongoing project to allow the tables to be accessed by only the users with right privileges. So I am looking for methods to disable adding tables to view programmatically. I ...
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Inserting field-based hyperlinks in non-spatial tables

I am trying to insert field-based hyperlinks into a non-spatial table in arc 10.3. The idea is simple, open the table and click on the link. I am able to add hyperlinks to spatial fields, and click ...
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Updating an Open Attribute Table

A work-in-progress plugin's dialog window contains a rolodex which allows the user to cycle through a timeseries of data; updating the relative memory layers geometries with each new time selection. ...
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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