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 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 ...
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Summarizing data using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am relatively new to GIS and am facing some difficulties trying to summarize/pool data together. I've attached the file to make it easier. FID_pc11_1 (Refers to postcode identifier) and count refers ...
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How to collect data via WFS and Popup

I have a map with a WFS-Layer and I am able to add Polygons to my data stored in a PostGIS-database, served with Geoserver (Openlayers, Geoserver 2.1.4, PostGIS 2.0 for PostgreSQL 9.1).) How can I ...
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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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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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How do I change the data type in attribute table in QGIS

I have county data in which the FIPs (actually State FIPS and County FIPS combined). I have data imported as CSV with the sames FIPS data titled STCounty. However, the shapefile FIPS is listed as a ...
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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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Merge lines with the same 'name' attribute on QGIS?

I have a shapefile with a few thousand lines, each is a street segment. I'd like to merge all features with the same 'streetName' attribute into a single attribute. I only really care about the name ...
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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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Copying attributes of one row to another row in polygon shapefile in ArcGIS?

I have a single polygon shape file in ArcMap with 25*25m grids, and I want to assign the attribute values of a single grid/polygon to another one close by i.e. copy attributes from a row to another ...
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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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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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How to programmatically associate a layer with a custom UI?

I know it is possible to associate a layer with a custom UI for editing feature attributes using the QGIS interface. But is this possible with Python? This link shows how to achieve the result ...
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Can I change properties of several layers simultaneously?

I'm working on bulk data. I have a few hundred GeoTIFF images imported into a QGIS project, and I'd like to modify their layer properties - things like the no-data-value, transparency of certain pixel ...
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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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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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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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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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How to add a point to existing attribute record, rather than edit attributes of an existing point?

I'm using ArcGIS 10 to create point data. Normally I would start an edit session, select point as a construction tool, click where I want a point to be, and then go in and edit the attributes. Say I ...
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How to summarize a column in QGIS field calculator

I have data with a column containing a number value, and I want to divide the value of each feature by the total sum of all the values in the column (to get a percentage). So I would like to know if ...
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Field Value Mapping QGIS

I am wondering if there is a way to do field value maps that are filtered based on another attribute field? I know how to associate value maps, but not that are connected to another field. I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 add CSV data with no coordinates to a polygon layer in QGIS?

I would like to add attributes from an spss database (around 300 cases) to a polygon layer in QGIS. Both datasets have a column with unique IDs. I exported the spss data to a CSV file which does not ...
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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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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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How to edit Attributes on WFS Layer through Popup?

I am working on a project for university. So far I have displayed WfsLayers which can be select from a panel, also I can click on my points whereupon a Popup will show up with some information which ...
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Auto populate field as concatenation of other fields

I'm searching for a way to automatically combine several field values entered in the feature edit dialogue, resulting in a new column comprised of the former values. I have, say fields A, B and C ...
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Why OSM data has different attribute values from the same element and same time frame?

Here is my question: Does anyone know why OSM has different attribute values from the same element and same frame time? The example explains itself, when I try the Shapefile from different mirrors ...
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Compare features in PostGIS with updating attributes

I have two polygonal layers: "existing" and "modified". Attribute table of "existing" and "modified" layers have same column "feature_id" - number of feature. Please help me create query which write ...
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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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Changing sequence of point features into order along line using ArcPy?

The picture below shows that the order of attribute record for point features is different to their actually distributed location. How can I change or sort the attribute records into a proper order ...
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What event is fired when a feature is edited?

When the user draws a new feature (line, point, etc.) in ArcMap, there are null attributes. If the user enters values in these null fields what is the event that is fired? I want to control the ...
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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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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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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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Assign Sink ID to upstream features in a geometric network

Looking for a way to automatically assign an 8-character Sink ID to every upstream feature in a geometric network. There are over 500 sinks and about 5000 points and lines upstream from those sinks. ...
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openlayers attribute substitution failing on kml file

I'm trying to read in mile markers for a marathon from a .kml file and use the MILE attribute to set the label. My layer code looks like this: // add layer mile_markers_layer = new ...
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How can I select features based on another feature attributes?

Here is my case: I have a layer of features (buildings from a city) that is populated with polygons. This polygons have attributes : street name and postal code In the project I have another layer of ...
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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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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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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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Assigning field value based on location without join

I'm interested in updating a field in geodatabase feature classes based on their location in relation to another feature class in the geodatabase, but without having to perform a join (and therefore ...
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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 ...