A tabular set of data linked one-to-one to a set of spatial features.

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Table equivalent to Dissolve for features in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a data table that I need to trim down, merging records which have the same value in an ID field and performing a couple math operations on various other fields (summing, averaging). The ...
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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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organizing attribute table: multiple sets of variables per point

I would like to have hints on the best way to organize my dataset (I am working with ArcGIS 10.1, advanced license). I would like to build a points layer, each point being a weather station in the ...
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Convert KML to an Attribute table

So I was wondering if it's possible to convert the KML files to an CSV attribute table (of those geometric features). So I've found this code that converts the KML to CSV, but really just prints the ...
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Interpolation with z-values taken from a related table

This is a follow-up question (organizing attribute table: multiple sets of variables per point). I am working with ArcGIS 10.1, advanced license. My aim was to build a points layer, each point being ...
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Is there a way to shift data in an attribute table so that all attributes are moved to a different coordinate?

I have several shapefiles where the attribute table is composed of timestamped data that is appended to the coordinates. Because of the nature of my data, I need to apply a time lag so that the data ...
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Changing CSV layer attribute value from text to number in QGIS?

I read in a CSV file for linking to a .shp file. All the variables that are just numbers came in as text. How do I change the text variables to numeric in QGIS?
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Batch export to shapefile by attribute field in QGIS

I have a project in QGIS where I am creating a map of plants over a large area. I want to take the "Genus" field (of which there are 100 hundred values) and essentially create 100 shapefiles based on ...
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How to combine raster and attribute table in QGIS?

I have some rasters representing string categorical variables. Each raster contains integers, used to translate the categorical variables. I have also the .csv tables giving the meanings of the ...
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Join attributes of point and line layer by location (closest distance) in QGIS

My problem is the following: i have a line shp (target layer) and a point shp (join layer). the second one (point layer) holds an attribute which i want to join with a line layer based on closest ...
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vb.net arcobjects mapping different field values in attribute table

I need to mapping different field values in an attribute table. The attribute table as follows: For example, I want to get the "DrainName" value when "BQ no." = "22/22" and "Segment ID" = ...
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How to get a list of attributes in FME when there are no records in table?

How to get a list of attributes in FME when there are no records in the table? I try use a PythonCaller but when there are no records, FME passes over this table. In PythonCaller I write: import ...
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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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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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QGIS - is it possible to select the columns shown with “Identify features”?

In QGIS, I have created a join to an attribute table with some 60 entries. I am only interested in seeing 3 of the columns, specifically address data. I can see no way of excluding the unwanted ...
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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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Does QGIS support internationalization?

Does QGIS support multiple languages? I have some shapefile with Arabic names in its attributes, and they appear as: ???? If I want to see the names in Arabic, do I need to purchase multi-language ...
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Removing highlighting when selecting feature in Arcmap

Whenever I select a feature in an attribute table it gets highlighted which prevents me from seeing the symbology of that feature. I tried choosing No Color in the appearance option, but that results ...
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Calculating distances from points to the centre of cells

I am using QGIS 1.8.0 (using older version because I need the Qmarxan plugin which is not available for 2.4.0). I have a study area that has a vector laying of "planning units", or cells over the top ...
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Using QGIS to create a table of correspondence between two area layers

I have two area layers over a map of Australia, and I want to know if it's possible to use QGIS to create a table of correspondences between them. The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides ...
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How to symbolize based on feature class and assign a unique value per point?

I am trying to produce a map in ArcGIS 10.1 that symbolizes by feature class but also assigns a unique number (as part of the symbol) to each location that will relate to a table embedded in the map ...
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Pinning ArcMap Table of Contents but not Attribute table window?

I have pinned by table of contents but I would like to view my attribute table as floating - i.e. I can make it much larger so I can view the data easily.
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Startup python script to re-join layers

In QGIS 2.2, there is a bug which involves using the JOINS properties on a vector layer (that is already being joined with several other vector layers) whereby the attributes are not fully loaded. ...
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How to add new columns with attributes in existing Qgis layer?

How to add new columns with attributes in existing Qgis layer? Doing the "same thing" here described
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How to export highlighted features from attribute table to an excel file?

When i selected some portion of the map in QGIS, in the attribute table the selected features gets highlighted... How to export the highlighted features from attribute table to an excel file ...
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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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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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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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What is the most efficient way to search a geodatabase for NULL-like records?

The problem: I have a geodatabase with several datasets and many more feature classes within. The fields within the feature classes have been populated through joins with shapefiles and manual edits. ...
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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 compare two string field values within a given string value in ArcGIS10

I have a polygon shapefile which displays villages [NAMING]. On its attribute table I have, in one Field, their names and for each feature and I have its municipality too [POLYGON_NM]. Now what I ...
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Adding attributes to line feature according to adjacent polygon

I'm trying to add attributes to a field in a polylines attribute table according to directly adjacent polygons.... In the pic, the purple line has an empty field labelled 'FG' and I'd like to fill ...
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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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Make table views in ModelBuilder with Iterator

I'm trying to use the model as shown in the image to get 300 tables for the 300 points in the input feature class. I can get 300 viewshed rasters but can only get the table of the last point. It ...
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How to Change Field Name in ArcGIS 10.2

Can someone please let me know how I can change the field names (not the alias) in ArcGIS 10.2. I already found this page on ArcGIS support: "Renaming shapefile fields (Defense Mapping)" but there is ...
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Copy parts from several attribute tables in shapefiles?

I have several shapefiles from which I wish to take parts from their attributes tables to make a new attributes table. Is this possible without destroying the original attributes table? I have ...
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How to export data from sql server into shapefile in the decimal format in QGIS 2.4?

The last couple of days, I have been working on exporting data from SQL to a shapefile in QGIS 2.4. While converting into a shapefile, the data type changes automatically from Float to Integer in the ...
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Summary statistics on attribute table

I've got a polygon feature class with attributes fields y2010, y2011, y2012, y2013, y2014, country The 'year' fields contain counts of an event occurrence, which can be 0 or > 0. The 'country' field' ...
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Joining a table with thousands of transactions to one point (location) in Arc Map

I have a large transaction data set in the millions and around a 100 positional points. I need to join the transaction data set to these points. Arc map won't let me join them without errors or if it ...
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Attribute table in Tilemill - incorrect informations

I was editing OSM shapefile in ArcGIS 10.1. I have added new column to attribute table. Type of columns is "text/string". So content of the lines is only text (type of polygons). After adding this ...
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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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Save Multiple Selection from Attribute Table

I am working with a shapefile that has all the address points for a municipality - it has over 500,000 features. I would like to search the attribute table for specific addresses and save those ...
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How to batch-process attribute tables in QGIS (or GRASS)?

I'm using GRASS 6.4.3 in Linuxmint 16. I have a bash script for GRASS which I use to process almost 300 raster files. The script first imports some raster files (r.in.gdal), then does some ...
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Modifying properties of Attributes Table in QGIS?

In my QGIS project I'm using vector layers that require a lot of data inputting/editing. The problem is that some of the data I'm inputting varies greatly in matter of length and structure (various ...
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How to sort a column in attribute table programmatically

Is there any way to sort ( alphabetically ) a column in the attribute table programmatically (without clicking on the column header) in QGIS ?
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Splitting strings into new rows, retaining geometry

UPDATED BELOW I have 9 shapefiles, each shapefile has 700,000+ rows and I have roughly 12 attribute fields in each shapefile. There are three attribute fields, common to every shapefile, that I am ...
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How to show attribute table of object when user clicks on it?

sorry if I'm asking stupid questions but I really spent days trying to figure out how to add functionality to my map so that when user clicks on some map object he gets the attribute table on the side ...
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Extract one GPS fix per day from data?

I am in the fortunate position of having 2 years worth of animal movement data. With such a large amount of data I would like to extract only one fix per day to make it easier to work with. Data = 14 ...
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Join of two attribute tables with different amounts of rows

I have a hard time sorting the following out: I have two different Shapefiles. The attributetable of one, lets call it shapefile A looks the following: SHAPEFILE A ATTRIBUTETABLE Name Type ...
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Not able to save edits to vector layer in QGIS

I have a vector layer with about 200 features. So far I have been able to add polygons to this layer just fine, now it is giving me trouble. When I draw the polygon and try to save edits, the polygon ...