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

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Where is the attribute table in ArcGIS for Desktop when not visible?

I've just updated to ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop and when I go to open an attribute table, I can not see it anywhere. Where did it go and how can I retrieve it? I'm wondering if it is off my screen ...
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What are the characteristics of a raster to Netcdf layer in ArcMap?

Specifically, when trying to edit the attribute table? This is would be for work purely in ArcMap, and converting raster to Netcdf. I have a land cover layer (that I've converted to a raster to ...
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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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Joining tables without losing original field names in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm wondering if there is any method to preserve the original field names in ArcGIS when I join csv. tables to a Shapefile. I ask, because sometimes I join tables with 10, 20 or even more columns ...
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How do I select * rows of multiple columns in one query using Select by Attributes within ArcMap?

I am trying to convert a psql query string into arcpy formatting for an UpdateCursor where expression parameter: '''SELECT ...
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How to stop values from rounding to whole numbers in ArcGIS attribute tables?

I am trying to edit an attribute table in ArcGIS 10.1 and so far have been unable to keep it from rounding to whole numbers. Even when I manage to "pad with zeroes" using the numeric settings, it ...
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How to add shapefile name as attribute during merge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add field with filename when merging shapefiles with ogr2ogr? I have more 200 shapefiles with a unique name. I would like to merge all of these together and save ...
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How to add a sequence to the attribute table?

Is there a way to use the field calculator in QGIS to create a range of values in a count sequence with a specified input range? For example, if I wanted to have the values 1 to 5 repeated within my ...
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Join a table to a parcel layer and get duplicate parcels, reflecting individual leases

I have a table of 3,000+ lease files that I'm trying to join to our parcel layer. Each parcel has 4+ leases associated with it, and I need each to be represented by an actual polygon. When I do a ...
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Python, GDAL and building raster attribute tables

I have an integer raster for which I would like to build a raster attribute table using Python and GDAL. I can create a GDAL raster attribute table in Python as follows: >>> rat = ...
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Rapid digitizing of Point Data using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have several big maps with a lot of points that I have to digitize. All these Points have different Values (depth in Meter, double) and will be stored in 1 Shapefile. Is there a way to speed up my ...
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QGIS Attribute Table Not Displaying Data

Using QGIS and one minute I could see the attribute table, the next minute I couldn't. Using QGIS on Linux Mint 13. I tried purge/autoclean/reinstall to get a completely new download of all ...
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Is it possible, in QGIS, to create buffers with a set radius, but with individual values taken from the attribute table?

I am looking to create an output that consists of an 11KM buffer around a number of discrete points, where the buffer has a value defined by a column in the data sets attribute table. Is this ...
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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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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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How to join attributes of donut polygon to hole polygon in ArcGIS?

First of all I'm completely new to the realm of GIS and ArcGIS. Basically I need a reliable way to determine a donut hole's containing donut for a few hundred thousand polygons (where the donut holes ...
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How to add simple table of text (Excel) into layout and preserve formatting and clarity?

I am trying to put a simple table of text (excel) into my layout and preserve cell formatting including alignment, borders and text sharpness. I've tried many approaches but nothing so far is ...
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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 ...
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Change Which FeatureClass a RelationshipClass Points at

When you use ArcGIS' Project tool it creates a new featureclass. This is awesome, unless the featureclass you projected had been related to twenty-some tables. All of those relationships still point ...
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Dividing polygon layer into multiple layers by values in attribute table column using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I have polygon layer with multiple types of area (forest, grass, and many more), and I´d like to divide this layer into many layers by the area type. I´ve tried Split function but I receive an error ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 \ arcpy - CalculateField_management : help with syntax for updating text in attribute table of feature classes

I am trying to add (ie "Author", "LastUpdated") to feature classes within a gdb and then populate each of those fields. I have been able to get my code to run properly for the numerical field but I ...
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How do I edit shape file attribute tables so they all have the same information?

I am trying to merge several pipeline shapefiles using GEOMERGE but it cannot complete the function because they have different column definitions. So I need to edit the attribute tables so that ...
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How to detect duplicate attribute values in a table using ArcPy

In ArcMap, the right-click Summarize option very quickly creates a frequency listing of the chosen field: Note that the count field shows the count of duplicate values. How can I access this ...
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ArcGIS Attribute Assistant method not working

I don't know how many of you are using Attribute Assistant for ArcGIS 10.1, hope many:) I have some difficulties with a couple of methods. Well, I got the INTERSECTING_EDGE, the GENERATE_ID, and a ...
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Automatically update field value in one column based on change to another column in same table?

When editing I want to be able to change the attributes of one field and upon doing this allow for the automatic update of another field in the same attribute table. Essentially I have one layer ...
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Auto fill column in attribute table

Is there a way to fill a column in the attribute table with the same value, similar to a paste . Is there something in the calculator that can be used to fill selected records/attributes.
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How to get values of each cell in raster attribute table?

How do I get the values of each cell in the raster attribute table. Usually the attribute table gives you the value and number of counts. But, in my case I want each cell listed and corresponding cell ...
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Python/GDAL get unique values in discrete-valued raster

I would like to get some advice on the most efficient way to return a list of unique values of a discrete-valued raster using Python and GDAL. I had thought that the most obvious way would be to ...
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Can I access a raster attribute table in QGIS?

I have some Python code that makes Raster Attribute Tables for GeoTiffs using GDAL. In ArcGIS I can see these attribute tables fine and they behave how I like (as classifications). But in QGIS the ...
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Select all “NULL” values in the attribute table?

I have a quite simple syntax question. I want to select ALL my null values in an attribute table of a feature class, not just the values in a single field. So the question would be: what is the ...
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Is it possible to have a dynamic table in a data driven page environment?

I am creating a map series that has many polygons per sheet. There is annotation for the polygons however some polygons are very small with no annotation for them (annotation would completely hide a ...
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ArcGIS 10 Field Calculator doesn't notice selection/Attribute Table problem?

I just have an annoying problem with the Field Calculator in ArcGIS 10. I selected specific points of a Shapefile I want to calculate, but FC is always calculating all fields. Unfortunately there is ...
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Can i assign a list or array to IRowBuffer Row without Row.set_Value()?

Is it possible to assign a list or array to IRowBuffer Row? I have something like the following: I have a fields (list) with values and i have to fill a Row with that values. public void ...
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Refresh Currently Open ArcMap Attribute Table using ArcObjects

I have written an ArcMap Addin (ArcMap 10.0) that allows a user to perform a join between an in-memory table and a feature class (feature layer) added to the TOC. I want the attribute table of the ...
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How to auto populate multiple fields in attribute table?

i have Feature Class Buildings, it has many fields like ...
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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 do you auto populate a field when a new point feature is digitized?

Is there a way to populate a field automatically when a new point is dropped on the map? We have our map in State Plane Feet, and we want to the database to automatically add WGS xy coordinates to ...
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Edit multiple tables with the same structure at the same time?

does anyone know how to edit multiple tables at the same time? I have multiple .tab files and I want to change the order of the fields. Is there any way to do this for all of them at once. They all ...
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Primary key field hidden on attribute table added to QGIS

I'm having the following issue with QGIS. Adding a sqlite text table (Layer > Add Vector Table) QGIS hides the primary key field (having name id). I understand also QGIS uses this field as unique id, ...
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How to add automate values to attribute field?

I have parcel, Buildings layers, without any information attribute table, and i want to replace "NULL" values with numbers form 1 to 2000, in "Parcel ID", or "Building ID" field thank you.
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How to change position of columns in attribute table?

If I have an attribute table with columns A B C D, is it possible to move the columns to different positions, say, B C A D? When making a new column with the field calculator it would be useful to put ...
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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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How to stop writeOGR from abbreviating Field Names when using “ESRI Shapefile” driver

I'm currently using the following script to add some attribute data from a table to lots of individual shapefiles: library(rgdal) specieslist <- read.csv("SpeciesList1.txt", header=F) attdata ...
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How to force ArcGIS to recognize a text field in a CSV file?

Related to Data-type detection in ArcGIS table loading I have a CSV file which contains a mixture of numeric and text fields: ID,Txt,Int,Dbl 12345,abc,45,56.78 12346,9,65,23.12 12347,10,66,23.13 ...
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ArcObjects: How to insert data into a table?

I have a table in ArcCatalog named WorkOrderAss. This table contains 3 columns: (OBJECTID, FeatureName, Name). I want to insert data to this table from the code behind in C#. Any help would be ...
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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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Deleting columns from joined attribute table in QGIS

After joining the attribute tables from two layers, I have a lot of duplicate columns on my table, making it hard to read. However, even when in "edit" mode I am unable to select and delete columns. ...
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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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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?