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 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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How to access attribute data type in QGIS?

I've been developing a plugin on QGIS platform using PyQGIS. So far plugin does the following: You can select any feature of the already loaded vector layer in QGIS. After selection, plugin displays ...
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Iteratively Change Object's Instance Attributes PyQGIS

I am trying to create new instance attributes (NOT feature attributes) for a collection of features in a vector layer in PyQGIS. I'm getting some weird results and am wondering if this is even ...
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Zoom from one feature to another in edit mode?

I have to manually edit a shapefile of a couple of hundred points. I would like a quick way to jump from one point to the next in both the attribute sense and the visual/spatial sense i.e I would ...
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Copying attributes from point layer to memory linestring layer PYQGIS

I've stacked a little bit with copying attributes. I have a Point Layer created from .csv file. For each feature in this layer, I'm creating a new Polyline geometry in memory layer. Cannot add ...
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How to style a vector layer in QGIS using hexadecimal color code stored in attribute?

I have a polygon shapefile storing hexadecimal color codes in a specific attribute. gid | label | color ---------+-----------+------------ 1 | Crops | #FF5F2C 2 | Forest ...
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How to plot certain values of a column in R?

Lets say we have a shapefile of cities with a column called category cities@data category A B A C A A B C How can i plot the A category only etc? Tried c<-cities$category[A] ...
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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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Joining two features (points) with same position but different attribute using ArcGIS for Desktop?

As shown in the figure below, these two points are in the same position but with different attributes. (TextString). I am wanting to join these two points together but with different attribute in ...
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Processing modeler: how to dissolve a vector layer and sum the attributes

I have a complex workflow prepared in the processing modeler, but I'm missing one step to link all the model. As said, I need to dissolve a polyline vector in a single line vector that has as ...
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Assigning an NTA code to a point feature class from a polygon feature class

I have a point feature class and a polygon feature class (NTA - Neighborhood Tabulation Areas). I want to assign each record in the point feature class an NTA that it falls into. Also, neither of ...
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QGIS updated polygon areas

I'm using QGIS 2.6 and regularly update a shapefile layer to indicate felling progress. However, if I edit the nodes of a polygon, save the layer out then look at the Attributes table the area shown ...
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Editing attribute tables in ArcMap

I have a point shapefile with several fields. Among these fields is a comment field. I would like to be able to zoom into each point and add a comment into this field in real time without having to ...
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QGIS Attribution and Geometry Query Question

I am trying to use select by expression to query lines that contain certain attributes and that there geomerty touch. In other words are connected or neighbor each other. I tried a query such as ...
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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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Sorting/unsorting fields displayed in Identify window of ArcMap?

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 didn't try to do this and haven't touched ...
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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 easily change/edit existing field datatype in shapefiles? [closed]

I am editing attribute tables of multiple shapefiles for a future project. I need the field data types to be very specific and uniform among all the shapefiles. I am running into the problem that the ...
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Feature Attribute Count Script

Using an arcpy script how do I get the feature attribute count per feature class in a fileGDB? Ideally I would like to output to a spreadsheet, with the feature class name in one column and the ...
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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 ...
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Change display text for hyperlink in attribute field in ArcMap?

I have an attribute field that I would like to be able to click the title of a document and it would open the document. But I do not want the field to display "C:/path/file1.pdf", I would just like it ...
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QGIS create a line graph with attributes value on a section through the map

I wonder if I can make cross sections of GIS data (other than height). An example: I have a shapefile of a city with building plots and attribute values of the plot size. I want to choose a random ...
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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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Automatically changing the angle of a symbol in QGIS?

I am working with an iron age cemetery in QGIS. I marked every grave in a point layer with several columns; amongst others, burial rite (inhumation, cremation etc.). I inserted a second column for the ...
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PyQgis - Adding attributes to a POSTGIS layer

After reading @underdark's answer to this question on creating a new vector layer and @Matthias Kuhn's to this one on field calculation, I wrote a script that allows me to calcultate the mean ...
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ArcGIS how to capture attribute data from another layer

I have an arc layer with points and another with lines. The points exist along the lines (as stations). Both layers have an attribute for LineName. How do I pass the specific line name data to the ...
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Combine multiple records into one based on ID

I have a table that has the building width for each side and I want to combine them together in GIS. I have attached an example in which I have 4 rows for one building, and I want only one row per ...
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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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Compare Multiple attributes visually

I am working on a project in which I want to take point features( tweets) and compare them to the GDP per capita of countries. I would like to have my end result be such as the following: GDP Class ...
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Double Entries/ Errors with Digitizing Polygons

I have a layer that has errors, i mean polygons have double entries (digitized twice), i can edit manually but there's a lot of attributes and it will take ages to clean the data. Is there any short ...
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Adding values from a text file to a gridded area on my map [duplicate]

I have a .txt file with comma seperated values. Each individual value corresponds to a cell in my grid. The first value in the .txt file corresponds to the cell in the first column and first row of my ...
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Adding data from a table to a grid in ArcGIS

I have a table with 720 rows and 156 columns. I have a grid with 720 rows and 156 columns. I would like to assign the values from the table to the corresponding values in the grid. I am a beginner to ...
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Spatial join including attributes - like SQL 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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Google Earth Pro to ArcGIS 10.2 WITH Attribute table

I'm trying to use a publicly available map of NYC's CSOs from Google Earth Pro in some GIS analysis. I've saved the file as a KML, and uploaded to GIS by converting it to a SHP, but the attribute ...
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How to add an attribute with QGIS 2.8.1 Python console?

i would like to add an attribute with the python console: from PyQt4.QtCore import * from PyQt4.QtGui import * layer = iface.addVectorLayer("C:/donnees_SIG/05.shp","nou","ogr") layer = ...
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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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Is there a way to copy attributes from a point layer in an overlaying polygon layer? in arcGIS10

I'm working with an agricultural experimental setup of 450 areas. Each area is represented of a Polygon in ArcGIS and additional with a point Layer. I determined the specific ID for each point but I ...
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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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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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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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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 copy annotation feature and paste within same layer?

I am having trouble executing a very basic command which is to copy and paste an annotation within the same layer in ArcGIS 10.1. First, I created an annotation class, then created one label (a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to Merge/Dissolve Polygons By Common Attribute Field in QGIS?

I have joined corresponding Local Enterprise Partnerships table data into a polygon shape file containing UK Local Authorities. How do I Dissolve or Merge the the Local Authorities polygons by ...