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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
118 views

Error while trying to view the attribute table

I have a shapefile which displays fine in ArcMap. When I view the attribute table I get the following error. However the same shapefile loads fine and can view its attribute table to in QGIS. Any ...
1
vote
1answer
45 views

Is it possible to change data (attributes) in the .csv of a data vector layer and QGIS automatically adopt this?

I have a .csv with data for 300 points: Each column on the .csv is a particular object and the cells define the amount that is available in each point. If I need to change this amount, is it possible ...
1
vote
2answers
44 views

Is it possible to withhold attribute data from a shapefile?

Basically, what I'm trying to figure out is if its possible to withhold or lock attribute data from a shapefile if you are sending the shapefile to someone?
1
vote
1answer
84 views

How to fill the column in attribute table with same values?

I have about 19000 records, I added new column and I would like to fill it with string values (eg. brand)- same value for all rows. I'm not considering copy/paste. I know I could do it with exporting ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

Editing attribute table on QGIS 2.2?

I work on QGIS 2.2, and I am unable to edit my attribute table to change the field type from string to double. I have gone through several tutorials. - I can not run the table manager plugin, ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

Split field name of feature class in ArcGIS

Is it possible to split a field name within an attribute table of a feature class into two new fields where just the field name is being split. Please note that I do not need to split the features ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Is there an out-of-the-box way to manage 1:n data in QGIS?

I think an image explains the question best: What I basically want to do is select the object, view its attributes and from there call the second table to view/edit/add status entries. Since I ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Arcmap record value is not displaying entirely

On this project i have a column composed of numeric and alphanumeric values. The data comes from multiple sources, so it is quite messy. Using python I am trying to filter the data and copy the values ...
1
vote
1answer
234 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

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' ...
1
vote
1answer
181 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
159 views

Using the Rule-based style to calculate each grid cell from overlaps

I am using the Rule-based styling properties (QGIS 2.2) to determine the colour of grid cells for a merged shapefile. Each grid cell defined by its ID may be overlapped by several layers as defined by ...
1
vote
2answers
159 views

Open mail client when clicking feature in Attribute Table

One of the attributes/features of my layer contains an email address. I'd like to be able to open the default mail client by clicking on the mail address from the Attribute Table. After some initial ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
117 views

How do I add coordinates to a polygon layer to be able to sort the polygons from north to south in QGIS?

I have a polygon file, where each polygon represents one property. I want to be able to sort the polygons from north to south or vice versa. I need them to be sorted in this way when I export them to ...
1
vote
1answer
116 views

Is there any way to add an area column to new shapefile created from raster with gdal's polygonize in the same step?

I've been going through a fairly lengthy process of polygonizing very intricate raster images, then creating a new layer with the extra area attribute, so that I can then remove the millions of tiny ...
1
vote
2answers
660 views

How to add a new column in attribute table with attribute with indexes of another max-min ordered attribute field?

I've an attribute column named e.g. VALUE with different values I would like to make a column named e.g. ORDERsuch that the greatest value has the attribute 1 the second value 2 etc. etc. so order ...
1
vote
1answer
170 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
170 views

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 ...
1
vote
4answers
103 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
820 views

How to assign new values to a raster attribute table - by comparing two fields?

I have created a new raster from two raster datasets using combine operation in ArcGIS. The new attribute table has two fields from the input rasters. What I need is, to compare these two fields and ...
1
vote
1answer
126 views

QGIS CSV file sorts low numbers as high

So I have numbers that range from 5 to above 50, and when I sort these from least to greatest, the numbers less than 10 are treated as higher than anything else. It also does the same when I try to ...
1
vote
2answers
204 views

Calculate file path with field calculator

Doeos anyone have script out there to calculate the file path name with the field calculator....I am trying to add a field with the file path name so I can keep track of the original source directory ...
1
vote
1answer
499 views

How to create Feature Class based on DBF schema?

I have an attribute table schema (about 30 fields) stored in an Excel document, which I exported as a dbf. I can easily make a geodatabase table from this, using the Excel sheet as a template. How can ...
1
vote
1answer
770 views

Where is Table Manager in QGIS 1.7.x?

I would like to ask you, if is available funcionality like "Table Manager" for QGIS 1.7.x? I need to move fields in attribute table and then save changes. I don't see "Table Manager" or something ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

ARCPAD - VBscript to update values in attribute table

I am working on an automating tool for ArcPad for inventory issues on our mobile GIS machine (Trimble GeoXH - Geoexplorer 2008 series - Windows mobile 6.1 and Arcdap 10.0.3). I have developed the ...
1
vote
4answers
1k views

Edit Attributes in User Form

I am trying to convert my old ArcGIS 9.3 (VBA) code to ArcGIS 10 using Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition. So far I have sucessfully created an pop-up window that displays the attributes of a selected ...
1
vote
2answers
66 views

Can I merge a polygon and a point Shapefile?

I have two shape files that I want to merge. One is of polygons, the other is a point file. The polygons are missing information in the attribute table that the point file has. In general, the two ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Column length editing in QGIS or ARCGIS

Can anyone suggest how I can change the length of an existing column (For ex. column name -- ABCD, column_Type -- Text, Length -- 254). It would be great to have solution on platforms like ArcGIS or ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Update all cells in column to match value of first row?

I have a point layer; the attribute table includes x and y coordinates of original centroids associated with the points (the points were generated from the perimeters of circle features and still ...
1
vote
2answers
60 views

QGIS: digitized object disappear when filling in attributes

When digitizing, for example a point, the attribute window opens for you to fill in the pre-defined columns/information. But no point is shown in the map while you do this in QGIS 2.6. It was shown in ...
1
vote
1answer
87 views

How to replace characters to eliminate encoding errors?

Working with Qgis, I have a table representing streets. Attributes inlude street name, length, pavement and some others. Unfortunately, all names with ä or ö or ü display 'odd characters' like Ã1/4. ...
1
vote
2answers
86 views

Compare values of two features by FME

Can you help me to compare fields in two tables? I have two tables, which contain ID and Measure fields. I need to take stroke by stroke values from field1(table1) and find all values in ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Attribute Table Missing Information

I'm taking a QGIS MOOC on Canvas, and in one of the labs we're to change layer style using an attribute table. However, the attribute table displays some very strange information on my system. ...
1
vote
1answer
81 views

Updating Multiple Fields in Feature Class from a Table

I have a Point Feature Class with 2 million records with 35 fields. I have another csv file (contain 25 fields) which have around 4000 records to update certain records of the Point Feature Class . ...
1
vote
3answers
56 views

Selecting Features and Averaging Attributes

I currently have two point shapefiles, SHP A with approximately 75 points and SHP B with approximately 2000 points. What I would like to do is: 1) For each point in SHP A I would like to find the ...
1
vote
1answer
69 views

How to get a total amount of cells per classification type in a raster in ArcGIS 10.1?

I did an supervised classification for for this watershed. The attribute table doesn't have the count for total number of cell for each classification. I've created a field titled 'Count' with type ...
1
vote
1answer
98 views

Attaching pictures to polygons in attribute table in batch using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I use ArcGIS and I want to attach a picture of each polygon as raster in attribute table and I have 1900 of polygons. Can somehow attach batch photos as raster that have same ID like polygons? It is ...
1
vote
1answer
320 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
108 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
243 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
89 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
118 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
360 views

Autoincrementing Python Script is over writing all fields versus just fields that are null

Using ArcMap and the Field Calculator I have a python script that should autoincrement the FacilityID field if it is null. It works the first time through but the second run causes it to overwrite ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Getting ValueError: max() arg is an empty sequence on a Python Script in the Field Calculator in ArcMap

I have a script that populates a FacilityID Field on a Attribute table in the Field Calculator but when I run the script below I am getting a error. EDIT: Python Script: def autoInc(): import ...
1
vote
1answer
223 views

Data Driven Pages and Attribute tables

I was wondering how I can show ID/page specific attributes on a map book project that has already been made? I recently took over our GIS mapping duties for a former coworker who retired. He had ...
1
vote
1answer
152 views

Alias's in the Attribute Table's Column Preview/Column Filters

We've spent some time setting up alias's in Layers/Properties.../Fields (Fig. 1) for database fields displayed as the column headers in the Attribute Table (Fig. 2). Switching the layout in the ...