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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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Joining shapefile table with csv

So I am having a shapefile with all the world countries. And the table for this shapefile has a column named "Country Name". Each of this entry is unique, meaning, each country takes only 1 row, and ...
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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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Problem of linear records with zero shape length and no geometry in attribute table

I am working with a bicycle and pedestrian facility file geodatabase in ArcMap. I noticed a some of the records in the shapefiles/feature classes have a shape length of zero in the shape length ...
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Using Raster Data in a Vector Layer's table in QGIS 2.01

I have a vector layer containing point data representing floor levels. The attribute table contains: Easting Northing Floor Level I also have several water surface levels representing the ...
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QGIS Select Single Feature not correct in attribute table

For some reason, QGIS is not displaying the correct row of my data when I click on a feature with "Select Single Feature" or even the other select tools. I have a point database linked from mysql. ...
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What is the best way to change a data type in the ArcGIS attribute table?

What is the easiest way to change the data type in an attribute table in ArcGIS for multiple fields? Say if the fields have been exported as a string from Excel and I would like to use them as ...
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Problem with deleting features/objects in Attribute Table

I am a new to the field of GIS-Software. So i hope for your patience. English is not my native language so sorry for that too ;). My overall goal is to export a DXF-File with just the special objects ...
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Insert image in attribute table(unable to save edits operation attempted on empty geometry)

I have been trying to associate/insert images in an attribute table. I have created a field called pictures and data type is Raster. ( I have used this resource video to do the task) Once I load the ...
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How To Show Percentages By Coloring Polygons in QGIS?

I am trying to produce a map with QGIS that has counties shaded according to the percentage of people born in a US Region. For example, counties with a high percentage of people born in the South ...
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Add attribute table to a raster in postGIS

I would like to add attributes to a raster stored in a postgis database. I use the following command to insert the raster in the database: raster2pgsql -s 4236 -I -C -M ...
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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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Maintain Relationship Class between Feature Class and Attribute Table after primary key attribute is changed

I have a File Geoedatabase Feature Class with Polygon features of agricultural LAND_PARCELS. Each land parcel has a unique PARCEL_ID. The land parcel Feature Class needs to be related to a table ...
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Altering the order of attributes in a table [duplicate]

I have gone through a sequence of table joins. The resultant table should be with the attributes rearranged in more logical order. I cannot find this functionality within Arc GIS or any mention of it ...
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Correctly calculating attribute table column in gvSIG

I am trying to conduct a multicriteria evaluation, and it is necessary to check the compatibility of two different land-use types that I have in seperate layers. I am working in gvSIG 1.12, and have a ...
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How to concatenate XY values in attribute table without messing up the numbers in ArcGIS 10.1?

Here's the procedure I use and the resulting problem I'm having. First I use the Add XY coordinates tool to add POINT_X and POINT_Y fields to the attribute table of a point layer. I then add a new ...
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How to solve 'syntax error, unexpected LE' in QGIS query builder?

I have a very simple question about the advanced query builder in QGIS. I'd like to search for a range of numerical data values in the attribute table, but asking QGIS to show me values that are ...
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How do I merge US counties consistently? [closed]

I am new to QGIS. My project involves county-level data. The problem is that US counties keep changing! (See the US Historical Counties project: http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/) Since my ...
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remove whitespace Python code results in odd character - Field Calculator

I need to remove whitespace from the end of a string in a field in ArcMap. I tried first the VBA function RTrim, but whitespace still remained. I thought maybe the whitespaces were tabs, so I tried ...
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Attribute table in Map Composer has no content QGIS 2.0 [duplicate]

I make a QGIS Plugin and I try to use the map composer to print a .pdf Map. In this Map I like to display the attribute table of a layer. I load it in with: vLayer = ...
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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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Copying an entire column between layers (tables)

I have a raster layer with probabilities as values and I process them using the Spatial Analyst extension. After the processing the values are modified, however I would like to also have the original ...
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ArcGIS Find and Replace attribute search error

I am editing a vector layer in ArcMap 10.1 in the attribute table the no data value for some of my fields is -1.7976931348623157e+308. I would like to replace that with 0. I attempted to use the Find ...
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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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How to change field formats in ArcGIS 10.1 geodatabase? [duplicate]

I am working with data in an ArcGIS 10.1 geodatabase. I wanted to complete the simple task of taking a ten-digit ID field that is currently in String/Text format and create an identical field in ...
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How to merge polygons into a single item where an attribute is same?

I have a shapefile of a area .It consists of list of fields in which sub locality is also a field.Under the sub locality field all the areas are common say for example: perungudi,perungudi,perungudi. ...
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ArcGIS - Cell Content Deletion

I have a really simple question I can't find the answer to. I'm looking to delete a range of values from an attribute table in ArcGIS 10. I'm looking for a quick way to delete about 3000 records. The ...
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ArcMap attribute table has disappeared [duplicate]

I am having the same problem discussed here:. I don't know what I did but my attribute table is now lurking somewhere but I can't find it. I use only one monitor. The previous question was resolved ...
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Attribute Table Doubt in Qgis

I am having a shape file which consists of various fields for example: shape area ,shape length, locality, sub-locality,district etc.In my company they are demanding seprate shapefiles say for example ...
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Add only unique features from another shapefile

I've got a problem that I am sure at least one of you have dealt with. I'm new to a company that makes use of a rather large database of point data. For whatever reason, the woman who was here before ...
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How to calculate the distance to multiple locations from each cell of my raster?

I'm working with Arcgis 10.1 and Python 2.7.2 How can I calculate the distance to multiple locations from each cell of my raster? I tried euclidean distance but it only provides the distance to ...
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Why do edits made in attribute table not show in associated layer? QGIS 1.8.0

I have compiled a heat map layer to display over a background raster map. I discovered that the heat map layer was incorrectly positioned because I had made an error in the coordinate entry fields of ...
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How to edit a table in GRASS?

How do I edit a table in GRASS? When importing a vector into GRASS from QGIS, all the attributes are lost and I need these to continue with my analysis.
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Generating sequential numbering for duplicate values in a field sorted by ObjectID

I am trying to figure out a solution to an field calculation problem. What I'm trying to do is automatically (using either ArcPy or the Field Calculator) generate sequential numbers, beginning at 1, ...
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Stuck updating one field based on the condition of another using Acrpy or Field Calculator

I have a shapefile with 5,000 city points. I need to populate a new field, "cls_pop", based on each cities population, so that cities with a population > 2,000,000 will have "cls_pop" = 1, cites with ...
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Integer field name changes automatically

Last week I had imported some shapfiles into file geodatabase. It makes sense but when I checked table of the outputs I had found that some integer field names had been changed to other names. For ...
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How to automatically populate fields instantly?

I am looking to create an attribute table where the first field is a drop-down menu (I have achieved this by using the 'value map' edit widget), but I'm struggling to find a method for the next part; ...
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How to convert a column of numeric IDs to letters?

I'm working with qgis 1.8.0. I divided a map into 500 features (small rectangles), and now I have the doubt if there is any way to change the ID of the attributes from numbers to letters? When I did ...
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QGIS Spatial Queries

I was wondering if I could do the following within QGIS: I want to update a column in my point layer with the attribute information from a specific column in a polygon layer - so I have a layer of ...
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How to add information to an attribute table?

I'm working with qgis 1.8.0 and did the following: 1.-Divided my shapefile into 830 features (small rectangles). 2.- Added to my shapefile several points containing weather information using the "add ...
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How do I add a lot of data to a shape file in QGis?

I have some nice shapefiles from Agesic in Uruguay, I need to add to them some information (not as shapefile) that I got from Dinamige to the attribute table. These institution are not the point, the ...
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Sum of values within a buffer polygon

I need to do the following in QGIS and hope so much anyone could help. I have a vector layer with points. Each point represents a firm with the number of employees in the attribute table. I want to ...
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How do I edit a shapefile DBF to repair an extra row?

Something got screwed up and now the rows of my DBF beyond #1210 are offset by one, meaning that each shape has the attributes that should be assigned to the next shape. If I were in a spreadsheet ...
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Summarize X, Y Table

Here is a table that is a sub-set of the data I am working with, I am trying to use the Summarize Statistics tool to select the X,Y values of the First and Last Addresses. I am looking for ...
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ArcGIS Attribute table appears empty until features are selected

I have a multiple layers that show features in the data frame and the layers are editable and labeled, but when you open the attribute table for these layers, it's empty. The only way to get the ...
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How to work around “OGR-failure while deleting field 13. Invalid field index”?

this post might be related to this one: QGIS Field Calculator Results Removed When Saving Edits But there is no suitable answer for me It is not allowed to ask another time in the other post I ...
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How to flag parcels as being within stop type dependent distance of transit stops?

first question here! I have a parcel layer and a transit stop layer. The transit stop layer has different bus stops, light rail stops, etc. I want to add to my parcel layer attribute table fields ...
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Why are attributes missing in overlay tab QGIS 1.8.0?

I want to add a diagram overlay onto a shapefile layer. When I look at the attribute table, all the correct columns are shown. However, when I open the layer property box, the attribute columns I want ...
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Cannot register a Feature dataset

I am having an issue trying to register a dataset, and being able to edit a featureclass within it. I am new to SDE so please bear with my explanation. I read online you cannot register a feature ...
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How to delete a table field in ArcGIS?

I am trying to delete a table field: From ArcMap table view, I right click on the field heading and select Delete field. Unfortunately, I obtain the following message: Failed to delete the selected ...