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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 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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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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Updating and inserting a field within the same loop

I am working with an empty feature class where I am writing a script to create polylines within the featureclass and attach an associated text value with the polyline. I am using a for loop as noted ...
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How to bulk delete shapefile columns?

I have shape-file with next attribute table: - name of features, unique number for each feature of layer I must split shape-file by NAME field, but in result in attribute tables of layers should be ...
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How to merge (append) two tables in ArcGIS 9.3.1?

How do I merge 2 tables (they both have the same field names and columns) in ArcGIS 9.3.1 ? Thanks,
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How to list data in the attribute table in the same order as I selected the data?

I have a map that consists of a number of pipes that are connected to each other. Is there a way I can list data in the attribute table in the same order as I selected the data? For example: I select ...
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Save a table in ascending order in QGIS [duplicate]

Is there a quick way to sort an attribute table in QGIS in ascending order permanently and save it? My third column is an integrer, of course if I clik on the header the table will be sorted in ...
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Uploading fields from Excel into ArcMap Attribute table?

I have digitized a polygon using ArcMap 10.1. I want to upload fields from an excel table into the attribute table of the polygon layer. How do I do this ?
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Geometry in QGIS 2.6

This might be a beginners question, but I could not find an answer on the internet. I drew a couple of polygons in a vector layer and I am trying to get some basic geometric information into my ...
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fit a wrap column in the print composer QGIS 2.4

i have an attribute table in the map composer, and the field i want to see is quite long...so i wrap it. but the field width is not fitting this new length. how can i do that. is qgis prepared to do ...
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Possible to set an attribute field to update automatically based on another field?

If I have 2 attribute columns and I wish to change certain values, is it possible for the second attribute column to automatically update its values based on an expression? Example: Age | Status 10 ...
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Creating New Layer After Sorting Attribute Table using QGIS?

I have been self-teaching myself some open source GIS. I downloaded QGIS and have been following this four part tutorial - ...
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How to correctly use Datepart( ) in ArcGIS?

I have two date fields dd.mm.yyyy with a start and an end date in my attribute table. Now I want only to extract the years from these fields to new fields. So I created another field, and used ...
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How to show only raster attribute table using GDAL?

I have a binary ArcGRID raster (AIG/Arc/Info Binary Grid) with an attribute table. I would like to get only this attribute table but gdalinfo outputs also projection information and bounds and then ...
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How to create attribute table for raster data?

I have raster dataset for rainfall but its not having attribute table. How can I create tabular data using the same raster file? How to join it back again to it? Software used is ArcMap 10.1.
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How to delete row from attribute table on QGIS1.8.0

Is it possible to delete row from attribute table!? I can delete from selecting feature. I encountered invisible polygon. I could not select feature. Thus, I would like to know how to delete from ...
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Dynamic Attribute Table

This seems silly to me, but I haven't hit this before. I have multiple (30+) point tables, 100 data points each, and want to start designing symbology and doing things like point distance. However, my ...
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Could not commit changes to layer X

I am editing a layer's (Z) attribute table. I made some columns, used the field calculator to fill them up, made some more, went back and deleted some and then tried to save the edits and got the ...
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“show only visible features” doesn't seem to work

I'm trying (unsuccesfully) to place the attribute table next to a map containing the same in print composer. Let's say for example my map in the primary window contains 6 districts and my map in the ...
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QGIS exporting attributes in a KML file

Here is what I am doing: Create a layer by uploading a shape file into QGIS Select Attributes of that file Export selected attributes with the "save only selected features" check box when I save the ...
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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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Edit attribute table for shapefiles in folders and subfolders with arcpy?

Continuously to Merge shapefiles in folders and subfolders with arcpy I try to edit attribute table for 20 shapefiles that spread in big a folder and are divided to a lot of sub folders. All ...
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Converting character attribute to numeric attribute

I am following the very simple code found in this question Converting shapefile to raster: Character attributes to create a new numeric variable based on a factor. My proble is that the new numeric ...
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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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Populate field with current time

I am trying to populate a field with the current time. Here is what I tried that did not work: Start editing Open Attribute Table Add Field -> Name: time Type: Date Right Click on Field Name ...
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Why don't all the attributes in the SQL query appear in table?

I have an SQL query that works fine in the DB Manager but when I load the table as a layer one column does not get loaded. The different thing about this column is that it is static -- text generated ...
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How to change 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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How to do a “fuzzy” intersection?

I have two layers that look like this: I want the intersection (or whatever the correct term may be) to look like this where the output polygons are the same as the original base layer, just with ...
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QGIS 2.4 : How to search an Attribute Table?

I am learning how to use QGIS on v.2.4. When opening an attibute table, it does not have any clear "look for" search bar as seen in older versions in screenshots and videos. There is now a (SQL?) ...
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Summarizing Table on 2 fields

I have a table of Census Blocks linked to ZIP4 values. I'm trying to create another table getting the unique ZIP4 values associated with each Census Block. I've tried using the Frequency, and Summary ...
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Auto fill second column with predefined names depending on first column (QGIS)

I want to create a point layer. In the attribute table I want to have two columns. In the first column I want to type an abbreviation like A. Then I want the second column to be auto filled with ...
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Expression to create and populate column based on filtered fields

I wanted to create a column and populate it with data based on data from other fields. If column_1 contains fields which has similar string (eg. field_1 = "Country: UK", field_2 = "Country: US", ...
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How to adjust QGIS attribute table view column width using Python?

I'm programmatically opening the Attribute table via Python through a plugin. All of the columns have a default width, but some of the data that I'm using do not fit. It's not enough to be able to ...
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How to make autoIncrement number start with (001…009, 011…099)?

i have a challenge with my time in my work, i have feature class called "Parcel" storing many data, i generated an autoIncrement number by using field calculator, in field "parcel code" Expression: ...
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QGIS; Is it possible to show layer name in attribute table in print composer?

When adding attribute tables in the print composers it is not possible to distinguish between various tables from various layers; each table is generic and does not indicate which layer the table is ...
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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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Why are edits in shapefile table not saved?

I have created a shapefile (point data) and wish to change some parameters in the files table data. I can edit the data and see the coresponding change in my my symbology. However, when I save the ...
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Add data from table into feature class

I have a feature class with mostly unpopulated fields (ArcMap Standard 10.1, in an SDE database, with attachments). I exported the attribute table as a .csv file so that a co-worker without access to ...
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Adding a new field to table in ArcCatalog

I have a command button in ArcMap, this command button working to add a new field to a specific table in ArcCatalog. e.g. i have a table contains many fields like ObjectID , FeatureName, ... i want ...
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How to find polygons centroids? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get list of coordinates for points in a layer? Sorry for another basic question - my map is almost done but now my boss wants me to enter new outbreaks (that we don't ...
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How to export from ArcMap to tab-delimited text file, while preserving formatting and values?

I'm working with a complicated fGDB featureclass which contains hundreds of fields, in a variety of text and numerical formats. This is proving difficult to export into tab-delimited text file format. ...
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Filter query error in QGIS2.4 or 2.6

I get this error when undertaking in query in QGIS2.4 or QGIS2.6: An error occurred when executing the query. The data provider said: OGR[3] error 1: Unrecognised field name ...
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Cannot toggle ''edit'' of shapefile in QuantumGIS 1.8

My problem is as follows: I imported a number of shapefiles from a .gpx-file from a gps-device. Each shapefile contains a number of waypoints. For the study I am doing, I need to give all of them ...
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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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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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ArcGIS 10 keeps putting space in table value, when nothing is wanted

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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How to split single lines to represent two-way streets?

I am working on a project using city road data. The data has every road in the city visualized as lines and with directional data stored in the attribute table (one-way to-from, one-way from-to, and ...
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Clipping a buffer from network analyst shapefile to a base shapefile

I have exported my polygon shapefile which I got after I ran my Network Analyst into a shapefile. It has 6 buffer zones (delimited by time in increments of 10 minutes). When I check the attribute ...