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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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, for example, a point feature from the map on pdf with its ...
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Using ArcGIS ModelBuilder in to Select By Attributes?

I have a file showing for each disaster, which provinces were affected. The number of provinces affected varies and their names or associated code varies as well. Example, if a flood in 2000 ...
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How to manually assign new names to attributes in a spatial data frame column with NA values

Data can be found here (Admin 1- States and Provinces, first download button): http://www.naturalearthdata.com/downloads/10m-cultural-vectors/ I have a shapefile of the world that I'll be pulling ...
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How to assign polygon attributes to grid cells using centroids in QGIS?

I am relatively new usign QGIS but have realized it is a great tool. Unfortunately I can´t figure out the following yet. I have two polygon shapefiles, one is a grid I have created using QGIS ...
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Copy geometry from one layer onto attributes of another?

I have two polygon layers, A and B, that have the same features but totally different attributes. I want to use the attributes from layer A, but I want them to have the more accurate geometry from ...
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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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Polygons get lost when doing Join attributes by location

I am trying to do the operation "Join attributes by location" in QGIS. I have a point layer and a few polygon layers, all of them in shapefile format. I want to sum the values of the attributes of 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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Attribute table update after v.split on GRASS GIS

So I just used v.split to create shorter segments (with just 2 vertices) of my contour lines. I was left with about 22000 lines but, when I open the attributes table, I find no more than 45 entry ...
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How to assign diameter size to valve feature class based on waterline size?

I have two shapefiles, valves (points) and waterlines (polyline). The waterlines have a diameter attribute that is populated with the correct size. The valves have an attribute for diameter size as ...
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Why is QgsFeatureIterator returning bad data?

This is a spin-off of another question I asked previously, but it has grown in scope and deserves its own thread. While iterating over a vector layer (shapefile) I included the following ...
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Adding sequence numbering based on attributes in 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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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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Using Definition Query to pull out monthly ridership data?

I have a database of bus stop ridership for Jan-Nov of 2015. There is an existing data set information pertaining to bus stops. I previously linked individual tabs (for each month) to the bus stop ...
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Problem with expression syntax in Attribute Assistant

I am using Arc 10.3.1 and attribute assistant. I would like the attribute assistant to autopopulate a field called [Supervisors] with a conditional statement depending upon the values of other ...
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PyQGIS: Change attribute value doesn't work, results in NULL

I am writing a QGIS plugin, which at one point attempts to change several attribute values on a layer. However, in the end no changes are made. If I punch similar code into the built-in Python ...
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Showing QgsAddAttrDialog in a Python plugin

I want to invoke the builtin add field dialog from my python plugin in QGIS: This is the add attribute dialog of the attribute table. It is located HERE. I expect it to return a QgsField. ...
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Plot attribute of shapefile with R

Does anybody know how to plot any attribute of a shapefile with R? For example, like this.
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QGIS, displaying attribute values over geographies

Is there a way to use graduated symbols that display a value off the attribute table? For example, I have a map of Vermont towns, and I would like to have an industry code floating above each town (I ...
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Reading feature class attributes with or without quotes in ArcPy?

I'm working on a script that clips a batch of feature classes by a selection made in another feature class. The way it works is by reading the clip feature fields, then allowing the user to select the ...
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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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Multiple attributes - is it possible to do variation by shape?

I am making a map of winter coat color for several species. I have two fields: species name and winter coat color. The latter can be either white or brown, and I would like to code, say, brown winter ...
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How to split attributes using FME

I am trying to split an attribute into its component pieces with FME. Ex: 1707 WILLINGTON ST, PHILADELPHIA PA 19121 into: 1707 WILLINGTON ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA, and 19121 I am using the ...
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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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Combining 2 different symbologies in QGIS

I've got a layer (road axis) with 2 different attributes : one with the amount of trafic, another with the number of people living next to this road. As symbology for the trafic amount, I like use ...
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Create interactive maps in R

I am a R user and quite new in GIS. From Adding Attribute data to shapefile? I know how to add/edit attribute data (say population) to shapefile using R. Now, I have some shapefiles with attribute ...
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QGIS information by clicking on a point?

How is it possible to open a window by clicking on a point of a point shapefile? This window should display particular attributes of the attribute table and, if somehow possible, geotagged photos. Is ...
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Change attributes values?

i want to change attributes values in a memory layer. I already asked a similar question but i'm re-stuck on the problem and don't find any solution to this basic need. Here is what i'm doing so far ...
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Selecting Minimum values from in_memory dataset!

I am trying to select the minimum value from a data set being stored in the in_memory workspace. This prevents me from using sub-queries. I'm hoping that someone has found a work around for this issue ...
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When aggregating points by polygons with sp::over function, how do I include attribute data from both the points and polygons? [duplicate]

Data: Zipped ea.ml1 shapefile can be found here, and the country outline can be downloaded here at the GADM site. I've been using the Ethiopia ESRI shapefile. Branch locations are here. I have a ...
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Updating feature attribute in QGIS plugin?

I am writing a plugin for QGIS (v2.12). There have been quite a few similar questions on this forum, but they don't seem to work for me. my plugin does the following: get the vector layer check ...
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How to remove unwanted columns from a polygon in R AND keep the result as a spatial data frame?

To simplify my problem, I'm gonna start at the source instead of explaining my full-map problem. I have a shapefile of Ethiopia pulled from GADM (can be downloaded here). A lot of the attribute ...
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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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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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Default attribute when merging two polygons in ArcMap?

When merging two polygons in ArcMap 10.3, it appears that the new polygon always inherits the attributes of the larger (by area) of the two input polygons, unless otherwise specified. Is this by ...
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How do I retain all attribute data when clipping two polygons in R? [duplicate]

I would first like to say that my question is very much similar to this answered one, but the proposed solutions don't seem to be working for me. I think that my question is slightly different, as I'm ...
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AutoCAD to GIS Standards for Easy Import

Trying to setup an AutoCAD Template that will be easy to import into Arc geodatabase. What is the best way to assign attribute data to cad features without using blocks? Is there a way I can setup a ...
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How to manage unique ID's for altered polygon

I'm working with administrative boundary polygons and am wondering when to keep the existing unique ID, and when to assign a new unique ID to a polygon. For example, if District A merges with District ...
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Is it possible to merge attributes from lines which are on top of each other?

I was able to merge the different kinds of roads (verharding lijn) with the normal roadmap (Wegen 1.0). The attributes were copied to all the records, but there are empty attributes where the kind of ...
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How to get sum of and group by attributes QGIS

I have a line vector layer which has multiple segments within individual polygons in a separate polygon layer. I have spatially joined the attributes so that each line segment now has the same ID as ...
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Using Python Opensource Libraries to check users who visited a store [closed]

I have a few files with location information: 1) User Lat Long Pings in Parquet Files (can be converted to CSV) format - this contains userid, timestamp, lat and lon 2) US County/State Shapefile 3) ...
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column data to shapefiles

I'm using QGIS 2.8 and am trying to take a shape file that has multiple column data and display that as individual shapes. For example...I have a soil test data table that includes pH, P, K, Fe, Zn ...
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Displaying attribute values in IntraMaps Roam?

I am having troubles with displaying attribute values in IntraMaps Roam. Let me give you more details: My QGIS project is based on an SQLite database The attribute table in QGIS is displaying the ...
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How get the attributes list from a feature in OpenLayers 3

I'm getting a Vector layer from a WMS server, but I dont know which field are include it. In previous version feature object had a attributes collection but I can't find it now. Is there a way of ...
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Auto panning to feature from attribute table in ArcMap?

Is there a way to auto pan to the next feature in a data-set with one click. I just used Data Reviewer and when it brings back a list of attributes that need fixing it opens up a "browse features ...
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Finding overlapping attributes in two different layers using QGIS?

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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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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How to subset data for whole county to just portion in particular city using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile of all of Riverside County. It includes parcels with and without site addresses. I do not have a city limits shapefile. How can I locate the boundary of the city that I need to ...
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Capitalizing The First Letter Of Each Word In Attribute Field QGIS

I have tried capitalizing the first letter of each string in my field/column called "COMMUNITY" by referencing this post: Capitalizing The First Letter Of Each Word In Attribute Field Particularly: ...
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How to identify duplicate attributes in a field?

I have a point shapefile with thousand of points. It has an ID code field that supposed to be unique. Every now and then the data entry clerk wrongly type the id creating duplicates.Right now I'm ...