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

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How can I do a batch edit of circle diameters using the attribute table in ArcGIS?

I need to edit the diameter of a bunch of circles to reflect their correct diameters, and I wondered if there was a way of drawing from the attribute table to make all the circles equal their correct ...
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Creating new shapefile based on its attributes with python?

I have a shapefile which has an attribute year. I used to generally copy and paste these features in the dataframe and then using the definition query just show polygons which were established before ...
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Is it possible to edit Delimited Text Layers in QGIS?

GIS beginner here... I have a tab-delimited text file that I'm importing into QGIS just fine. But I try to edit the attribute table, the little pencil-looking button is grayed out, and it's not ...
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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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fill shapefile with data when the attribute tables do not have the same number of rows

I have an "empty" polygon shape file. It only has one row in its attribute table. I have one attribute table called "owf" I would like to join to the polygon. Unfortunately, when I join the two ...
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Can the formula used to calculate a field in a QGIS attribute table be viewed after it was run?

I have a .shp which had undergone some edits to the attribute table a while back. A formula was used to recalculate some of the field values. I now don't have access to the knowledge of how these ...
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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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How to get the average of a column?

So I have a shapefile with 160k elements. It is in UTM and I calculated the area (should be meters, right?). What I need now is the average size of each of my polygons. Meaning, summing up a column ...
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From CSV file (latitude and longitude fields) to point .shp

How i create a new point shapefile from CSV table? If i have a CSV file with a latitude and longitude fields, is there a method for to have in output a puntal shapefile?
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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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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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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 avoid General function failure and delete table field in ArcGIS for Desktop?

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 ...
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Help excel table not transferring to Arc correctly!

New to GIS and Ive been trying to figure this out for a while. I have an excel sheet with CT names such as 0128.03, 0128.04, starting from 0001.00 and up. Not all CTs have .01, .02 at the end just ...
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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 (automatically) extract a substring from attribute table

I have an attribute table that contains in a field/slot called "Description" data like this: <b>xyz: 11.02.2016 04:05 - 14.02.2016 04:03</b><br/><br/>0 km/h, 0 hauk/min , ODO ...
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Attribute Table numbering

is there a way to reset the numbering in an attribute table in ARC 10.4? as in if features are deleted can the numbers be reordered in the new sequence left after deleting selections?
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How to use the field calculator in QGIS to determine the total of differents fields

I have an attribute table with 7 fields. I want my attribute " A1 " to be the total of " IP1 to IP5 ". I am not familiar with the request in the field calculator. How can I calculate the value of ...
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Expressions, Attribute Table

I'm new on QGIS, I have shapefile for the whole country and also have for Province down to City/Municipalities, is there any way on attribute table where I can filter using an expression for example: ...
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How to Combine features in an attribute table based on an attribute

I have a shapefile containing country boundaries for a number of countries in Asia. Many of these countries have hundreds of islands, so that overall there are other 2000 separate features in the ...
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Displaying attributes for features within current map extent in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have found Landsat 8 PanSharpened WMS service here. It is a mosaic made by Esri. I can open attribute table of this mosaic dataset. Can I sort rows of attribute table to see only rows related to ...
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Performing Statistics operation on field in Attribute table?

I am working with the Shapefile consisting set of points. One of its field (let's call it X) contains numeric data, ranging from 0 to 1. In order to find out the average value of field X, I opened ...
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Export RAT (KEA driver) to Shapefile

I have a dataset of rasters (driver kea) whose has, let's say, 20-30 attributes in their RAT. I'm realizing how to have these attributes in shapefiles (without using proprietary software). I've read a ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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Join Fields from Multiple Tables to One Table in Modelbuilder

I have 40 tables with about 2000 row with a shared ID that I want to merge into 1 table with 2000 rows. I only want to retain a distance field calculated within each table. The distance field is ...
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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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Why is my attributes table greyed out for raster layers?

I am trying to view attribute data for a SRTM geotiff but for some reason I cant view the data.
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How to maintain data in attribute table when importing ASCII file to ArcMap

I am very new to using ArcGIS. I have an Excel sheet with data in it where each cell represents a grid from a model output and contains a value (eg. amount of precipitation in that grid cell from the ...
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How to create a unique identifier in the attribute table based on spatial location within another layer?

I am currently working in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop and would like to know if there is a workflow for creating a unique ID for polygons within a shapfile based on their location. I am using data ...
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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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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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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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ArcGIS Online related table not displaying correctly in popup

I have an ArcGIS Online Map composed of three spatial feature classes and a table. All three feature layers are related to the table and all the layers and table are housed within the same SDE. I ...
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PyQGIS: how to delete layer from TOC when attribute table is closed?

I'm developing plugin where I want to be able to edit non-spatial table inside the attribute table dialogue. As it seems that the only way to do so is to add this table to the TOC first, I do so. But ...