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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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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Check Personal Geodatabase attribute against external MySQL 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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QGIS multiple whitespace in attributes are removed after restart

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 delete empty fields from a Shapefile with QGIS or ogr2ogr?

I have a Shapefile with a lot of empty columns but many of them are empty. Using QGIS or ogr2ogr, how do I remove all attribute columns where everything is NULL?
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How to convert points shapefile with a designed attribute containing Z values to a 3D shapefile

I need to write C# program which would convert points shapefile with a designed attribute containing Z values to a 3D shapefile. Any suggestions how to do it?
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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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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. I save it as .dxf. The contours don't have any attributes or data. That's bad, because I want to make a 3D landscape in Revit ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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oracle VectorLayer without geometry - How to get attributes?

I have a prolem to iterating over a oracle VectorLayer without geometry in QGIS 2.6. self.uri = QgsDataSourceURI() self.uri.setConnection("localhost", "port", "xe", "name", "password") ...
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How to write GML and GeoJSON features while retaining attributes in .NET?

I am developing a .NET project [C#] that needs to export/write features as GML and GeoJSON, including, of course, the attributes; data could queried by a database or manually entered. I checked ...
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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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How to add a new column into an attribute table in ArcGIS Online?

Is it possible to add a new column in the attribute table using the ArcGIS Online version or do I have to return to my home computer and do this through QGIS? A little background to help better ...
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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 ...
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QGIS Points are not retaining original attributes

I am trying to map birth and death locations for several hundred people in the US and Europe (for a total of 532 points in one layer). Twice now I have discovered that somewhere during this process ...
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Appending data from relate into single attribute table row using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a featureclass of cities and a separate table of city administrators and related contact info. What I need to do is consolidate all city administrator info into the attribute table of the ...
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ArcGIS Online is time/date stamping edits with GMT time, and not CST time. Is there a way to fix this?

We are currently using ArcGIS Online with ArcMap 10.0 . When someone edits a field in the Online Map it will time/date stamp the last edited attribute fields with the current date and time, currently ...
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Attribute Assistant for 10.0 does not have AutoNumber, is there a workaround for ArcMap 10.0

I work for a water utility division and we are using ArcMap 10.0 with attribute assistant. In attribute assistant 10.1 and up there is a value method called AutoNumber which will auto increment and ...
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Comparing floor and roof areas using QGIS?

I am pretty new in this GIS topic and I would really appreciate if someone can help me with this problem. I am doing a research for university that shall show the available roof area for ...
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Exporting PDF with Hyperlinked Attributes from ArcMap

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and would like to export a map to a pdf, preserving feature's attributes. I would like to be able to identify - let's say - point feature from the map on pdf, with it's ...
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How to replace null field in generated ArcMap Report

I am creating a report from ArcMap and I would like for the null value fields to be replaced with either a blank or a 0 , but only in the generated report not in the actual attribute field. Is this ...
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Add both string and automated numbers in series to attribute table using field calculator

I would like to fill a column in my attribute table with an string that ends in a numeric value. Example: Object001 Object002 Object003 I would like to automate the process of filling in the ...
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How to access ExtendedData/SimpleData from KMLfile using openlayers 2.x?

Is is possible to access SimpleData tag using Openlayers 2.x library? I have a KML file exported from QGis and it stores description data SimpleData tag "<>". i know that there is a way getting ...
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Update point shapefile attributes from polygon shapefile using QGIS

I have two shapefiles: one point and one polygon. The point shapefile have five attributes that describe the points. The polygon shapefile have one attribute: name of the polygon. I am a beginner to ...
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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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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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Getting attribute data from one dataset to another

In the image below you can see two shapefiles: NYC building footprints (outlined), and underneath a PLUTO shapefile rendered with a categorized blue gradient using the "Floor Number" column. The ...
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Multiple Labels from attribute column in QGIS

I was wondering if there is a way to have multiple labels from a joined attribute table in QGIS. I have two tables, a polygon table, and a table with words (codes). The codes table can be joined by a ...
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PyQGIS: Speed up for adding features and attribute arrays?

Context: I'm writing a dynamic import tool for QGIS (2.2 to 2.5) with python. Datatype: Binary Datasets with environmental simulations from HPC which might contain millions of features and terabytes ...
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How to remove Commas from field values in multiple files?

I'm working in QGIS, presenting data in ArcMap, and Arc is having trouble with the attribute tables. I have a "species" column which lists the species found in that area and have added commas "," in ...
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Creating polygon with attributes using ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

I'm new of the use of arcGIS. I have xy data that descibe a polygon. But when I use the tool "point to line" I lost all attributes. There is a way to create a polygon with attributes. I try to explain ...
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Simple query not returning values

I have a super simple select by attribute query "Coefficient" = #, the #'s are 0, .2, .3, etc... to 1. The query will select some of the #s but not others. Example) when I query 0,1,.5 the attributes ...
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How to create dynamic maps based on updated attributes in SHP file

I am novice GIS'er. I can create maps and do basic transformation of the SHP file using QGIS. I also succesfully applied formatting based on attributes. I am able to add new attributes to SHP file in ...
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How to get the difference between two versions of a Shapefile?

I have two shapefiles that are the same in terms of the type of information they contain (same attribute fields). One is essentially an updated version of the other, so the newer version contains all ...
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Access vector layers features

I have an openlayers vector layer with features added from a text file. I am now trying to access these features via their attributes (if layer.features.attributes.some_attribute equals to something ...
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Build raster with multiple attributes based on 3 input rasters

I am trying to make a new raster based on three input rasters which have the same cell size and the grids align perfectly. I now want to construct a new raster, which for each cell, has three ...
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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 ...