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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Only Capability appearing is Feature Access

I was wanting to know if anyone could explain why the only capability showing when I try to publish an ArcGIS Service is Feature Access (Picture Below). I am needing to create a service that will ...
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OpenLayers Select a feature from attribute or id

Using Openlayers.....Is it possible to select a feature on a map by an attribute? eg: Select a feature from a dropdown menu populated with the feature "id" or a table field attribute values.
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Representing multiple attributes of single point feature with icons?

I always wondered if there's a way to represent using an array of various icons multiple attributes of a single layer containing point features. For example, think about a point feature with these ...
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Attributive WFS styling

I have a local Geoserver connected to a PostGIS database and a table with an attribute field called "style" which is of data type integer. On the OpenLayers preview of the Geoserver the data is shown ...
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KML attribute data on onload of html page using openlayers

How to get KML attribute data on onload of html page using openlayers. This is kml file: click here to get kml file Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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Divide polygon layer by point layer in QGIS?

I have two layers - one polygon layer that is a buffer of a road layer, and one point layer that shows certain locations along that road. What I want to do is to divide/split the polygon layer at the ...
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Why do my Attribute table joins result in all NULL?

I spent hours getting "null" results in joining a downloaded state and county shp file to a self-created file (SCF). What I found was that the SCF had to have "EXACTLY" the same set of names/ID#'s as ...
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Adding attachments to features

Does anyone have an elegant solution to adding/viewing attachments, like a table/photos for example from within ArcMap using only the ArcGIS basic license level? Or any suggestions? I'm looking for ...
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Near analysis by matching attribute in two different layers

I need to perform a near analysis to assign cases in one feature class to their nearest match on an attribute in a different feature class (ex: Tutors and Tutees need to be paired by same language ...
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Is it possible to use UTF-8 characters for shapefile attributes?

I heard that according to a specification shapefile attributes stored in dbf-files cannot have UTF-8 as encoding. And then I found out that an additional file with the ending CPG can be used to define ...
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Raster attribute field error [duplicate]

I am trying to add jpegs to a raster data type attribute field. I want to this field to be managed by the file geodatabase. When I load the photos and try to save my edits it get various errors but ...
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Display colour coded road traffic data in QGIS

I would like to colour code a shape file containing road polylines to represent the heaviest flows of traffic. The shape file contains attribute data linked to each section of road where road traffic ...
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Merge attribute data using spatial query in QGIS

I have 2 vector layers that I wish to correlate attributes - a shape file containing boundary polygons and a shape file containing point locations. I'm using the vector>spatial query tool to generate ...
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python script in modelbuilder: get field value and return boolean expressions

I have problems integrating a python script in a modelbuilder tool. I'm a absolute beginner with python. Maybe there's also an easier way to solve this problem in modelbuilder without using a python ...
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Problem reading attribute with Python using osgeo.ogr

I am working thru "Python Geospatial Programming" and I have a problem in a program in Chapter 6 that I cannot seem to solve. The small program: import osgeo.ogr shapefile = ...
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Raster as Attribute Field Error

I'm using Arc 10.1. I am creating a parcel inventory where I would like to have a photo of the property attached as an attribute and view-able with an HTML popup. I have a polygon feature class built ...
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Capitalizing The First Letter Of Each Word In Attribute Field

Does anyone know of a way to capitalize the first letter of each word in a field in an attribute table? I am doing this in QGIS. I know of field calculations to change all the words to Lower or ...
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How to enumerate join values with ArcGIS?

I have two shape files (e.g. postal code areas and cities) which I want to join based on an id that both shape files have in common (the id would be the city name in this example). Joining the two ...
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Join attributes by date in Qgis

I learned (thanks!) to use the join feature built into the layer properties, but in my case it doesn't work because data do not match perfectly. Infact shape refers to geotagged photos, csv is a log ...
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How to create a custom Attribute Inspector for mobile app using the ESRI JS API

I am making a mobile version of a JS web application I developed. I'm noticing though that the AttributeInspector widget by default uses standard dojo/form controls. This means that the form within ...
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How to obtain and compare neighboring point attributes? (ArcInfo)

This question is kind of hard to explain in a short phrase, so this is what I'm talking about. I have access to an ArcInfo 10 license. I have a layer of point features that all have a "Team" ...
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ESRI JS API PopupMobile - view attribute page directly

I am using the ESRI Javascript API to write a mobile web application. I have used the PopupMobile widget for viewing/editing attributes. This widget creates a popup on the map when a feature(s) is ...
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How do you parse an HTML formatted attribute value to seperate columns in a database table?

All, I have an attribute field formatted using HTML all ready to go for google earth markers. The KML in question is here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/95231813/state_pts_MI.kml Here is the value: ...
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Check Geodatabase attribute against an external database

I have a Personal Geodatabase to which editors enter values from some field inputs. I would like some of the entries, eg Project No ( whose name is unique and has some some related attributes like ...
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How to create a label formatted like “ 1,000' ” from a numeric field?

This question builds on a previous question I came across at gis.stackexchange: How to easily edit attribute data using Regular Expressions? Perhaps someone can point me in the right direction? I ...
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loading CanVec directory full of .shp files

I'm totally new to QGIS, and trying to view a Canadian Topo map as published on an iMac - I don't want to change it. ...
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Generating new shp files according to attribute in QGIS

I know that it is possible to color a vector map by attribute. I separated a map into 4 colors based on an attribute and now I want to generate a new map for each color. Is there a way to do this in ...
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repeating records in attribute table

I have a point shapefile containing records of bird sightings with location, species and land cover type that has about 30,000 records. I noticed today that one record is repeated about 60 times, with ...
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Displaying raster attributes on data driven pages

I have a feature class of 50 properties that are ranked. I have a photo for each property stored in a raster attribute column (in the feature class) called "Picture". I am trying to create a Dynamic ...
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Add sequence numbering based on attributes in a table [duplicate]

Is there a way to auto populate a sequence of numbers based on another attribute in a table? For example, if field "Name" has a sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, and I want to number all the rows in ...
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How to make a certain attribute Toggelable? [duplicate]

I have imported data from an excel spreadsheet containing lat,long coordinates associated with other attributes such as current operator of each point (well). I imported as a tab delimited file, then ...
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Joining attributes of polygons and points by location in QGIS

I have two shapefiles.... points containing a number field 'response_time' a polygon grid of square polygons containing fields including 'PNTCNT' with the number of points per polygon, calculated ...
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pass string varialbe to placeholder for attribute in infoWindow (ArcGIS Javascript)

I am working on a Javascript-based webapp that uses an ArcGIS map service, which has several attribute columns containing URLs to photos. The user will be able to open photos by clicking on a link in ...
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What is the best way to connect spatial data with attributes in Excel table?

I have many attributes which are stored in an Excel table. They refer to USA counties. I need to somehow connect those attributes to polygons in some format (don't know which is the best) and ...
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GRASS: Loss of data using v.net

I'm trying to build a network in GRASS in order to find the shortest path from any settlement out of 1120 (points), to one waste treatment facility out of 27 (points). I plan to use v.net.distance ...
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Add polygons to existing shapefile in QGIS

I'm completely new to GIS and this is a very basic question about editing existing shapefiles. I am working off an existing shapefile which was digitized (by a colleague) so that polygons represent ...
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What specifically is an 'attribute' and how does it work with the related chart?

I'm a new QGIS user (and GIS technology in general) and I'm trying to learn its fundamental features. I have a big dilemma about vector shapefiles, and points in particular: basically, I don't ...
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How to save WMS getFeatureInfo points to a layer?

This may be a poorly worded question, because I am not sure of the exact terminology, but I'll give it a shot. I have imported a vector layer from a WMS server into QGIS. I am able to query the ...
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Spatial join including attributes - kind of like right join

I've run in to a little problem. I have two sets of polygons with important attributes. I need to join over the attributes from the first set to the other, but I can't seem to figure out how. ...
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Select KML feature with specific attribute

Im using Openlayers, and importing polygon data to the map with KML files. How could i select the feature which has the attribute name="TEST" ? KML def: <Placemark> ...
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Reassigning raster cell values from another attribute in raster attribute table?

I have a large (size of lower 48 U.S.) 100m resolution raster dataset that has a raster attribute table (RAT). The data were created by someone else. One of the attributes in the RAT has the data ...
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How to map a range of values to a single value in FME

A dataset with a set of points has an attribute called HEIGHTS which is filled with numbers like, 10.8, 0.4 and 150.6 etc... I want to transform this dataset to a shape file. In the transformation I ...
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Qgis 1.8 Lisboa does not have Join attributes (only Join attributes by location)

I installed 1.8 Lisboa. I tried to join to the attribute table more data (more columns ), but Vector/Datamanagement Tools/ Join attributes by location there were also not "Join attributes" ...
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Calculate polygon field based on neigboring polygon attribute

I have a vector shape with many different sized polygons each possessing an own class name (for instance "houses", "houses with offices", etc ...) I want to assign a new field to each polygon ...
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How to view attribute table in layer within ArcGIS Server map service?

I'm new to ArcGIS Server and am trying to publish layers within an mxd to ArcGIS Server. When I bring the published map service back into Arc there is no Open Attribute Table option although I am able ...
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How to easily edit attribute data using Regular Expressions?

I am writing a tutorial for MSc students that uses QGIS. One of the tasks requires the attribute data to be modified (see pdf draft of tutorial here if interested ). The question is how to get them ...
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How do I find overlapping attributes in two different layers?

I have two layers - one with country borders, and one with river basin borders - and I need to find a way to generate a list of basins that occur in each country. Is there a way to find overlapping ...
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Calculate attributes to table based on other attributes

I am going through thousands and thousands of road lines and giving them a value based on QC with imagery. So for instance for the add_data field I give it one of these four numbers 0 = not examined ...
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Edit Widget Add attachments only shows when is made, not when making

So i post my question here because it didnt recieved any answers on Stackoverflow. Hello i have some difficulties, Let me see what i want to do with some pictures and code: I want to add some ...
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Identify tool (attribute pop-up)

I hope this isn't too basic of a question... I'm using ArcMap 10.1, and upon bringing in a feature class, the identify tool window shows the attributes in alphabetical order of the field headings. I ...