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Arc is changing decimals!! My scale is set to 2, why do my numbers in the select by attributes-unique values have more decimals?

My scale is set to 2. Yet arc (using 10.2) is showing (in my select by attribute - get unique values) my number of 26.67 as 26.670000000000002. My value of 25.25 is shown correctly as 25.25 in the ...
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Characters displaying correctly in FGDB with ArcMap 10.1 now displayed incorrectly with 10.2 — font coding issue?

I work with data from a variety of European countries, and am having trouble getting the non-standard characters (e.g. Turkish alphabet) to display correctly in my geodatabase tables. Sure, i ...
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Showing attributes of multiple parcels on one layout using DDP with dynamic text?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for making maps showing the distribution of parcels and their attributes in a given area. I am working with anywhere from 20 to 50 parcels in a set, sometimes more. I often use ...
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Using QGIS, how can I create attributes within a polygon layer based from a selection in that layer?

I'd like to add a column, or attribute rather, to selected rows within a polygon layer. I would simply like to make a binary system, where those that are selected receive a "1,' let's say, and all ...
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QGIS - Is it possible to increase Output Field Name?

When creating a new Column, the default value for the length of the name is 10. Using the Field Calculator via the Model Builder, I want to include the names of regional areas into the columns which ...
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How to obtain the value of a feature programatically, based on a coordinate

I have a point layer, and a polygon layer, and I wish to calculate the value of an attribute from the polygon layer at each point's location. Eg, find the area of the polygon which is found at each ...
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QGIS attribute action, open email client from Attribute table

I'm adding an QgsAttributeAction programmatically with the code below. actions = iface.activeLayer.actions() actions.addAction(QgsAction.OpenUrl, 'Email', 'mailto:[% "address" %]') Once added, I ...
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matching up fields in different tables

I am going to attempt to explain my problem, and hopefully someone out there will have some insight/solutions/work arounds. I work for a University, and we have some utility/site people go out with ...
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I want to make a table that displays shapefile information

I have a parcel I'm working with that has multiple layers laid over it. I'd like to make a table that displays various attributes of those different layers. For example, within that shapefile, I'd ...
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How to split a polygon by a polygon and apportion attributes - postgis [duplicate]

I would like to split polygons by polygons and have the numerical attributes be apportioned. For example: I have a parcel that needs to be split by region. With How to split polygons with another ...
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Adding time stamps to animation slides with OSS tools

I would like to create an animation with time lapse values printed on the PNG file. For this purpose I have created in QGIS a vector layer that stores timestamp and temperature value pairs for various ...
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Problem reducing the width of the attributes fields of a shapefile using python

I have a shapefile with rather long attribute widths (which is resulting in a rather large file). I am trying to trim it in python, here is my code: layer = qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer() ...
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How to create a many to one spatial join?

I have a polygon feature class of territories and a point feature class of trees. The points have many attributes, one of them is the tree species name. I need to get the list of all the tree species ...
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Expression to create and populate column based on filtered fields

I wanted to create a column and populate it with data based on data from other fields. If column_1 contains fields which has similar string (eg. field_1 = "Country: UK", field_2 = "Country: US", ...
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Select by attributes within the fiona Python module

Is it possible to select polygons from a shapefile based upon their attributes using the Fiona Python module? I can't seem to find anything in the docs, but it seems like a strange thing not to be ...
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Adding attribute list to combobox in a python plugin

I am developing a simple plugin at the moment which contains 3 combo boxes: comboBox_1 comboBox_2 comboBox_3 Combobox 1 & 2 lists the vector layers available, however I would like the 3rd ...
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Why can't I save a line shapefile?

I'm working with qgis v. 2.0.1. I have some data points and I just wanted to create a new shapefile with line geometry. In the new vectorlayer-window, I added some attributes (approx. 10) and klicked ...
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how to easily serve vector layer with extra attributes for openlayers

On a website I'd like to show an openstreetmap with buildings colored by a certain feature (tag). So far I was able to extract the buildings for a bounding box, save them as an osm file and load it ...
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How can I copy columns from layer 1 to layer 2?

I have two layers, the first layer is pipe: that has some fields (column) title like : length, id, material. Also I have another layer that is empty (without any fields). How can I copy fields ...
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How to update attribute table of a shapefile on display automatically? [duplicate]

I have a shapefile attribute table on display. After some processing, I have to right click click Refresh to get updated version of table. I am wondering if there is a way using arcpy to update it ...
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Programmatically modify attributes for vector layer in QGIS

I am trying to programmatically modify attributes for a vector layer, using calculated values currently stocked in a dictionary. Any pointers on where i'm going wrong? my dictionary has the feature ...
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Is there a method to add attribute weights to a network analysis?

I would like to use demographic attributes of a census tract centroid as a weight for a closest facility analysis. My tract centroids are incidents in the analysis while medical centers are ...
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How can one read the response of a GetFeature request with Openlayers?

I am using Openlayers to send a GetFeature request to Geoserver. With the help of Firebug I can see that the response contains some of the attribute data I need. I am interested in showing some ...
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Batch map creation, iterated over attributes of a layer, in QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.0.1 under Mac OS-X 10.8.2. I have a layer of counties in New Mexico to which I have joined a csv file that includes presence / absence of plant species by county. I've set up the ...
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Display multiple attributes for one point

I am using ArcGIS 10. How can I display multiple attributes for a single point. For example, I would like to display (graphically if possible) the amenities provided at various recreational areas... ...
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QGIS grabs incorrect field values for categorized style classification

as seen in the first image, the field values QGIS returns when I attempt a 'select by expression' are values found nowhere in the field in question ('FLD_ZONE'). Instead, it returns a selection of ...
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How can I get clean road attributes from OSM data?

I would like to use osm road data for a project where I need to broadly distinguish between primary, secondary, and tertiary roads. OSM data seems just fine to work with Arcgis' Network Analyst. ...
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Attribute names being truncated during extraction

I have 30-40 raster layers and each raster has approximately 40 columns. The attribute/column names are very long, and the beginning of each column name is the same. During the extraction process, ...
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Split an attribute Python 9.3 in modelbuilder expression? [closed]

Updated question Goal: I need to upgrade an existing Model-builder were the expressions uses Python 9.3. Workproces & Goal: My *.mxd Have 1 attribute field containing the following build: ...
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How to export QGIS contour attributes in a DXF file?

I'm new to this. I have a .tiff data file that generates contours in QGis. That's super. I save it as .dxf. The contours don't have any attributes or data. That's bad, because I want to make a 3D ...
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Using attributes of a polygon in one layer to identify polygons in another

So I'm in the process of developing a web application, I am using open source tools so qgis, postgis, play framework for the web app. And I have come across an interesting problem that I'm trying to ...
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Save WFS layers multiple records with geoext editor grid

How can I save multiple records after modification with geoext editor grid? The saving is working fine if I modify only one of the records, but it fails when I try to save multiple modifications. I ...
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FME - How to write all attributes when multiple source files have the same name?

I am using FME to write all the MapInfo TAB files in a directory and it's subdirectories to a File Geodatabase. I'm using dynamic readers and dynamic writers as I don't know the geometry or schema of ...
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FME - How to add an attribute when schema definition is dynamic?

I have an FME workspace which reads a folder of MapInfo TAB files and writes them to a File Geodatabase. The reader and writers are both using dynamic schema as I need to run this workbench on ...
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Input field not showing up in Distance Matrix In QGIS 2.0

I tried to perform a Distance Matrix analysis of building centroids. I have a two building centroid layers. The attributes in both the tables are name, osm_id, perimeter and area. In the Distance ...
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How can I get the field index of the new layer in my script using Python?

I am trying to use layer.changeAttributeValue(fid, fieldIndex, value) to add values to a field in QGIS Basically, I'm creating a plugin which will, if a checkbox is ticked, create a new field, then ...
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How to Add Field Between Two Existing Field in Shapefile

Can you please let me know if it is possible to add a new Field between two existing field using ArcPy? For Example if I have "Name", "Area", fiels already in my shapefile can I add a new field called ...
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Automatic calculation in one attribute table based on values in another attribute table using python

I am trying to fill the fields of one gdb table based on some statistics over the attributes of another shape file. As it was not possible in ARCgis directly, I am trying to use python coe for this ...
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selection by attributes with python

I have a problem concerning the selection by attribute with python on arcmap. I use this code: import arcpy from arcpy import env arcpy.env.workspace= "E:\cities" Mi=(r"E:\cities\rivers.shp") rows = ...
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How to change Split Vector by Attribute to produce files with attribute values as file names?

Using: QGIS 2.0.1 I am trying to separate a large fauna point .shp file into many shapefiles based on each species' unique name attribute (i.e. by "SCI_NAME" field)??? I am currently using "Split ...
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Join Tables related by a composite primary key in qgis

I have two tables, one has the geometry and other has attributes. The table with geometry has unique number primary key, and 4 columns admin1,admin2,admin3,featureid. Table two is a csv file has the ...
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Split by attribute automatically on several layers in QGIS

I need to do a 2 stage split by attribute, using QGIS 2.0.1-Dufour. After the first split, I got 30 layers. Is there any way to do the second split automatically? I don't really like the idea to make ...
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kml to shp including a field attribute as name/description (using 2.1.0 Durfour)

I have the Durfour version at my disposal. I captured some data in Google Earth, converted it to .shp, made some revision (e.g. added consecutive numbering) and would like to convert it back into ...
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Can I use a cursor to select two rows and compare attributes

Can I use the cursor search function to look at the first two rows in a table and select them so I can compare attributes and possibly merge them or change attributes? I am using ArcGIS 10.0
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New attribute creation using ogr and regex

I've got a folder full of dxf files with elevation values included as part of a long text attribute. I've written a regex expression to extract the elevation value, and would like to add it as a new ...
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How I can insert feature attribute after feature drawing complete

I am new to OpenLayers. I am trying to insert wfs feature information to my map after drawing like this. I can draw a WFS feature like (polygon, line, point) on map and after drawing the feature ...
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Show live attribute when hover in a map

i'm still new in openlayers. i would like to show "location" attribute on right corner of the map when hover in map. my map consist of of many attributes and one of them is location. how can i ...
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Why can't I edit attribute table imported through 'text as layer'

I imported the coordinates from an Excel table. They show as single points as intended. Now I want to add columns to the attribute table, but I'm not able to edit it. I wanted to import the following ...
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How to rename attributes/fields in a shapefile attribute table?

I would like to rename some fields in my attribute table: Like rename XRF_N3in something else. It seems quite a easy issue but I don't find any information about how can I do that... I've QGIS 1.8 ...
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How to copy the contents of an attribute from one vector layer to another one that touches it or intersects it?

I have 2 layers that intersect, called layer A and layer B. Layer A has an attribute (X) that I want to copy wholesale (for the whole layer) to layer B, so that when object A1 intersects object B1, ...