A characteristic of an object (person, thing, etc.). In the GIS field, it is used to refer to the non-spatial data associated with a location or geometry

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Checking if Terrain Model has pyramids or data sources using ArcPy/Python?

I asked this question in the Esri forums and got nothing but a lesson on LAS point cloud classifications—not even remotely what I had asked. I’m hoping someone here can point me in the right ...
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Converting start/end easting/northings to a single point for visualisation

I have eastings and northings for the start and end of 5m sections of the UK railway network. I want to convert these points to a central point between the start and end so I can visualise the ...
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How to get all feature and attribute list from OpenStreetMap? [closed]

I want to get the list of all features their attribute list for my application from OpenStreetMap. Where can I get that?
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How to get arcpy to access attributes of a geometry?

As a novice python programmer I am struggling mightily with my code. What it is supposed to do is Buffer a bunch of points with four distances (100, 200, 300, 400meters) Calculate zonal sum for ...
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What is the strategy to add attributes to shapefile when the number of records are not the same?

I'm trying to add attributes (in excel format) to an existing shapefile using ArcGIS, but the number of records between the two are not the same; there are some records in one file but not in the ...
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Finding diameter of pipes on either side of valves using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS desktop 10.2 and I need to find the diameter of pipes which are either side of a particular valve. There are over 2000 of these valves on my map so I'll need some sort of tool. The ...
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joining attributes for .img files in erdas

I have numerous .img files of the same region and spatial resolution. In Imagine I would like to join all the attributes together into one .img that I may import into r for model predictions. Not ...
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Why does ArcMap show quantities for values that are not in attribute table?

I've joined a csv file of values (0-100) (created in Excel), with local authority boundaries for the UK in ArcMap 10.1. I want to display the percentage of these areas not receiving 3G mobile ...
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Generate Service Area Polygons with Field(s) Added

Does anyone know of a way to generate service area polygons which, when created, maintain a field from the feature class from which the polygons are generated? For example, if I am generating a ...
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How to remove a certain number of digits from the front or end of an attribute field?

Can I use the filed calculator in QGIS somehow to remove the first 4 numbers in all attribute fields in a column? Example 16011234 -> 1234 EDIT: Silly, I can just subtract with 16000000 in this ...
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Creating layers for each attribute value via Arcpy script

I'm having some trouble starting this script. Not sure how to start, as I have to create/output layers for each attribute value from a certain column named that has integers. They are all unique ...
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How to summarize a column in QGIS field calculator

I have data with a column containing a number value, and I want to divide the value of each feature by the total sum of all the values in the column (to get a percentage). So I would like to know if ...
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Removing duplicate data using FME

There are three roadkill data sets from three different institutions. We are sure that a combined data set will have duplicates. The three institutions will probably record their data differently: ...
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QGIS Import Interlis name of attributs

Why if i import Interlis 1 files to QGIS 2.8.1 / 2.6.1 there is no identification of the attributs names in each tables? The interlis model is correct (I've also tested an ITF-file with the federal ...
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Copy attribute data from one polygon shapefile to a multiple point shapefile

I have two shape files: Polygons of parks in Africa. Each park (polygon) has a row of data regarding it's size, name, date of establishment etc. Random points in parks in Africa. Here, I generated ...
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Assigning values from one polygon to second polygon if located within first using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two layers of polygons. I would like to know if there is a way to assign a value from a polygon in the first layer to any polygons from the second layer that fall within that polygon?
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QGIS Spatial Сross Join atrributes

I have a set of LineStrings (streets) And a set of rectangles (atlas pages extents) rectangles could overlap each-other. And now I want to create a legend for atlas like street1, pages: 1,2 ...
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QGIS equivalent to MapInfo Sum Attributes for selected vector objects?

I´m looking for QGIS equivalent to the basic MapInfo tool "Sum Attributes". I´ll explain what it does: For selected objects in a vector layer, a popup window shows basic statistics such as: - Sum ...
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Extract table-embedded attributes in KML using ogr2ogr

I'm loading a number of diverse data files into a PostGIS database, using ogr2ogr. One of these data files is a KML with useful attributes embedded as an HTML table in a description column: ...
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Is it possible to have the attributes fields already filled from the previous object?

I need to create a lot of points with lots of attributes, but most of the fields are the same, so I don't want to edit all the fields all the time. Is there a "remember previous fields" function ...
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How to update a column in a layer with NULL currently to nearby value in QGIS?

Currently I have a layer with construction year attributes in it. Not all of these are filled out and I figure it is reasonable to update them with the construction year of the nearby elements as they ...
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Exporting layers from ArcGIS into PostGIS while preserving attributes such as color

I have managed to import/convert a KML into ArcGIS 10.0 (ArcMap) using the built-in conversion tools and now have a series of layers. Next, I export these layers to a PostGIS database using the ...
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How to add a point to existing attribute record, rather than edit attributes of an existing point?

I'm using ArcGIS 10 to create point data. Normally I would start an edit session, select point as a construction tool, click where I want a point to be, and then go in and edit the attributes. Say I ...
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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 ...
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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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Managing Very Large Vector File Geodatabases

I am currently looking for ways to more effectively work with an extremely large 10,000,000 (+) vector features contained in a file geodatabase. Its just very cumbersome to work with in ArcGIS (v ...
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Trouble calculating attribute values in pyqgis [closed]

I recently posted another question about calculating unique IDs for features using python and qgis here Calculating unique ID value for a field in QGIS using python. I am trying to use the same ...
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Trouble updating attributes of a layer based on another layer's attributes if features intersect in python, QGIS

I am trying to assign attributes from features in one layer that intersect features in another layer. When I run my code, I do not get an errors but it does not update the attribute field as I am ...
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How to store attribute values from a custom form into shape file?

I have created a custom form (for mapping bird species in the field with different attributes like species, type of observation, number of birds, date, ...) with some python logic. One important ...
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Preserving attributes during kml2shp conversion in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Looked online and found the two links below on preserving attributes when doing a kml2shp conversion. Thinking there might be a newer better way of accomplishing this using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop? ...
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How to convert a layer with a symbology using multiple attributes to a KML file using ArcGIS Desktop?

I could use some advice to convert a point feature layer with a symbology that uses multiple attributes (a color-scheme attributed to the percentage of positive malaria cases and a symbol size ...
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ArcMap 10.1, the identify tool does not show feature attributes on a query layer on a PostgreSQL database. Why?

I'm developing an ArcGIS 10.1 desktop map editing application using ArcEngine and ArcObjects. I'm using a PostgreSQL database. After a direct database connection (using a query layer), I displayed the ...
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Using the QGIS Graphical Modeller how can I choose specific fields to make a join based on?

I wish to join one field from a shapefile to another shapefile within the QGIS graphical modeler. I am aware that there is a 'Join attributes table' algorithm but this joins all of the fields from the ...
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How to choose a derived attribute as a parameter in FME?

Is it possible to have an FME parameter read attributes from a feature class that has been defined in a previous attribute? So, in other words, I when selecting the Prompt and Run option, the user ...
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QGIS attributes disappeared when reopened shapefile

I'm a new QGIS user so sorry if this sounds lame. Working in QGIS, I've built a vector layer and added attributes. When I reopened the file this morning, the attributes won't show up in the ...
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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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Dealing With ArcPad and Geodatabase Domains

I created a polygon feature class through a file geodatabase. In the geodatabase i created domains and gave them drop downs. When i go to create a feature class in editor in ArcGIS, in the attribute i ...
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Clean up attributes

I want to clean up the attribute table of a road shapefile for all the entries in the fields. For example: As seen below I have a road feature with a "Name", Name From and Name To in the attribute ...
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How to Bulk “Add Selected” Attributes to a Relationship Class ~ 40000 Records

I have 2 Feature Classes (FC's) and 1 Relationship class. FC1 and FC2 share a common field with almost 40,000 matching records. For each matching record (i.e. when the matching records from FC1 ...
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FID attribute for each circular buffer polygon

I have a point shapefile "Negative_vel". With the command Analysis tools-Proximity-Buffer and selecting 50m as a linear unit and dissolve type ALL I created a new .shp "Negative_vel_buffer50m". But ...
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Attribute table field default value not transfering to new edited features

Using ESRI ArcMap 10.0, in a versioned environment, we are in a geo-database and have a feature class with a default value populated in field properties. When we create a new feature using editing ...
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How to modify size of point data in 'select by location'?

In ArcGIS (10), when selecting by location, how can one change the size of the bright blue dot that highlights your selected point data? My actual dots are tiny (from symbology) but after performing ...
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Feature attributes won't update

I am trying to update feature attributes from a .NET application that I'm working on. I've cleaned the code down to the following example: string serviceUrl = ...
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Copying features to new location

I want to copy some features from one layer and paste them onto another layer with all their attributes, but in a different geographic location. Is this possible? These are very small features a very ...
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arcmap editor attribute window fill value programmatically

In my map I have a layer named PARCEL, when create new feature on this layer, the attribute window will open automatically. There are 2 attributes in this layer: PARCEL_ID and SUB_ID. Since the ...
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How to get the attribute list of a point that is clicked on the map

I would like to double click a point on map and directly getting to its attributes. I'm too lazy to go through the list auf 400 items, just to find it. Is there any way to do this?
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Specific renaming of elements in Attribute table failing until closing and reopen attribute table

Well the title tells it already. I have a column name and 100 objects. I have given them all a name. Now I mentioned that I have written some wrong of them. So I tried to correct them by double click ...
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Adding Eastings and Northings as attributes automatically to a point layer in QGIS

I have a point layer that I am adding to and am working in British National Grid. Two of the columns are Easting and Northing. When I add a new point I want these two columns to be filled out ...
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How to implement 3NF (third normal form) in ArcGIS attribute tables? [closed]

How can I implement 3NF (third normal form) in ArcGIS attribute tables? I have a field what have redundant values, and I need to run different functions for these redundant datas, so I need to place ...
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Display coded value domains instead of descriptions in attribute window

Is it possible to display coded value domains instead of descriptions in attribute window in ArcMap? I know this article shows how it can be done for the Attribute Table, but what about the ...