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Adding Attribute data to shapefile?

I can display a shapefile in openlayers but I need to add some attribute data. I can open the dbf file in excel but there is no save as option in excel to the updated file as a dbf. What is the ...
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In ArcPy, How to call specific columns of attribute table?

I'm trying to figure out how to spline specific columns of a shapefile attribute table, but my question is intermediate to this-- how do I select a range of columns, e.g. the 20th column to the ...
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convert .shp to .gpx with selected attributes [duplicate]

I am working with QGIS 2.6/2.8 (1.8 is installed too). Right now I am planning an inventory and want to convert a .shp file to a .gpx including the Column "fid" from the attribute table. Is there a ...
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Querying related table and displaying results in CMV Attributes Table

I'm trying to use the new Attributes and Search widget for CMV with a relationship query without success - I keep getting a growler message saying 'Search error; Sorry an error occurred and your ...
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Showing multiple attributes in legend of ArcMap?

I have two questions regarding creating the legend in ArcMap 10.2.2: In the attribute table of my shapefile I change the number of decimals from 6 to 2; I can see the changes in the attribute table ...
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cartodb display json into table

I am new to cartodb and i don't understand how to populate a bootstrap table with my json data retreived using sql.execute: sql.execute("SELECT ...
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Copying attributes of one row to another row in polygon shapefile in ArcGIS?

I have a single polygon shape file in ArcMap with 25*25m grids, and I want to assign the attribute values of a single grid/polygon to another one close by i.e. copy attributes from a row to another ...
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conditional auto populate field values based on other column values? [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is a way to even possibly populate field value automatically for a column based on the condition of other columns. Not sure what the best way to explain but to provide an ...
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Creating multiple rows from entries in a single field?

This is probably an easy fix but I have a problem where I would like to use a script or model to export the contents of a feature class's attribute table into a separate table. The separate table ...
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Cannot register a Feature dataset

I am having an issue trying to register a dataset, and being able to edit a featureclass within it. I am new to SDE so please bear with my explanation. I read online you cannot register a feature ...
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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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Insert image in attribute table(unable to save edits operation attempted on empty geometry)

I have been trying to associate/insert images in an attribute table. I have created a field called pictures and data type is Raster. ( I have used this resource video to do the task) Once I load the ...
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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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Get coordinates in both decimal degrees and meters in an attribute table

I have an attribute table of points and the coordinates are stated in decimal degrees. I would like to add two fields where the coordinates are also stated in meters or kilometers. I am using ArcGIS ...
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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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How to open QGIS attribute table in form view using Python?

I've got a plugin where I load some layers. After the last layer loaded, I show the attribute table. However, I would like to select the form view and not the table view (see image). How can I do ...
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How to create DBF field with length > 254? [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a text field in a database (DBF) table with a length that is greater than 254 characters? Using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop.
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How to Refresh open attribute table in ArcMap using ArcPy rather than ArcObjects?

I am running the Calculate Field GP tool from the arcpy in ArcMap. When a row value is updated, it does not show up untill I use the Reload Cache tool (Table Options > Reload Cache). How do I refresh ...
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PyQGIS jump to row N

Is it possible to go to a specified row number (or perhaps the next/previous) row using PyQGIS? This code gets the value of the first attribute in the first row of the table features = ...
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What software for direct editing of a DBF file?

I am currently processing GPS log data from my holiday and need to add information to the points. I remember I used OpenOffice and later LibreOffice to directly edit the files but currently I am ...
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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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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 ...
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How to remove repetitive text in attributes?

I would like to clean up fields that contain repeated "Street Names". As seen below, I have fields "Name_From" and "Name_To". These fields sometimes repeat the same name (highlighted). I would like to ...
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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. ...
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How to find soil names for “mukey” in USDA Soil Data SSURGO

I an trying to join the soil descriptions in the tabular data to the spatial data in ArcGIS. I have both the mukey and musym in the attribute table associated with my soil polygon layer in my map. ...
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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 . ...
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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 ...
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QGIS multiple whitespace in attributes are removed after restart [closed]

Concerning this question: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28660079/firefox-is-ignoring-more-than-one-whitespace-in-svg-text-and-showing-them-smalle I have an issue with the saving of Strings with ...
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Building attribute table from raster in ArcMap 10.1

I have a NetCDF file containing the latitude, longitude and porosity for the entire US. I am trying to add another value (wilting point) which depends on the porosity. I wanted to extract the netcdf ...
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Select by Attribute --Top 500 values selection in attribute table - ArcGis

Is there any way we can select top 500 values in attribute table? I tried by sorting area field ascending/descending... but I can't count big numbers to select. In microsoft excell we can do know, ...
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Split one field into 3 fields?

I need to split the values in a field according to what they represent to be able to do a join on the data. As seen above I have a ID field that needs to be split into the following: The ID consist ...
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if/then with VBScript in ArcGIS Field Calculator giving Error 000539: SyntaxError: invalid syntax?

What is wrong with this VBscript in the field calculator? ColumnC= if [ColumnB] > 0 then [ColumnC] = [ColumnA] / [ColumnB] endif Each time I receive this syntax error message: Error ...
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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 export attribute table with start and end coordinates of lines to Excel?

I am working in QGIS. I have a georeferenced line layer and I want to export the attribute table and the coordinates of start and end points of my lines to Excel. Can I do this with QGIS?
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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 ...
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fill a layer's attribute table from another layer's attribute table

i am working on arcgis 10.1. I have a layer of polygons divided into squares of 200m/40m with the attribute table filled. I have a second layer of polygons divided into squares of 200m/60m with an ...
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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 ...
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Get Feature Count

My situation is as below, Database 1 : SDE database.Topo Feature Class : 170 Database 2 : SDE database.AOI Feature Class : 1 I want to get feature count of 170 feature classes base on selected AOI ...
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How to export attribute table to Excel from QGIS?

I have seen all the questions for this question, and I try all the answer like copy paste, csv (in fact this I don't know where to find) but none of all is not the right answer. Can anyone help me?
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Diverse values to one field for soil analysis

I have soil analysis data in an Excel table. For one analysis point there are values at three depths. Besides the Excel file I also have a shapefile with the points to which I want to add the soil ...
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Updating attribute table from an Excel file using Python

I am kinda new to Python, please excuse for such a trivial questions. There is a shapefile (let's call it Materials.shp). I have an attribute table with different fields (for example, windows, doors, ...
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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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Changed Projected Coordinate System back to original but, Shape_Area field is still off by about 55 SF

I recieved some GIS parcel data a little over a year ago. This data is the basis for the majority of my work. About a week ago I noticed that the Projected Coordinate System had somehow been converted ...
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Populating a field in an attribute table with a consecutive number sequence? [duplicate]

I know that this is probably a very basic question but I cant seem to find an answer through Google searches. I would like to create a field in an attribute table (in ArcMap 10.2) for a Number Label ...
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Build Raster Attribute Table with GDAL Utilities

Is there a way to build a raster attribute table using one of the GDAL utilities? I know you can view it using gdalinfo and I have successfully created one using Python, but it would be so much ...
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Joined tables and now field calulator is greyed out

In ArcMap (10.2), I accidentally calculated the wrong field outside of an edit session, so there was no way to reverse my action. I restored a previous version (shadow copy) and joined the tables ...
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How to determine the centroid of polygons?

I have a polygon vector and I want to quickly attain the centroid of this polygon for insertion in a text document. I am working with QGIS. I searched through other questions and although some are ...
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Why are rows automatically deleted after inserting them into attribute table?

In ArcMap 10.2 I go into Editor mode and Start Editing. After this I insert a new row into an attribute table and if I click on Save Edits, the newly inserted row is disappear. What is the problem? ...
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Calculating file name with field calculator

Is it possible to calculate the file name in an attribute table? My shape file has a name like "cities.shp". In this shape file I want to have a attribute "cities").
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Number shape files

Is it possible to number shape files? Before merging the single point layer I want to give them numbers. After filtering the merged files I need to split them (the number should be a marker for the ...