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Difference between Copy Features and Feature Class to Feature Class tools?

I have a feature class within a feature dataset in a file geodatabase (FGDB), and I need a copy of it in another FGDB. In ArcGIS 10.1, I've used the "Copy Features" tool, and it looks to be the same ...
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How to copy a group of layers between QGIS projects?

In ArcGIS I am used to being able to have a couple of MXD documents open and copy-paste groups of layers from one MXD's table of contents to another. This can save a LOT of time ensuring consistent ...
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ArcMap tables - copying multiple horizontal cells between rows

I would like to be able to select a contiguous set of horizontal cells in a row, take a copy, then paste the values into another row at the same position in the same table. I do not want to copy all ...
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Copy single feature into another feature class

I do a lot of editing, in this case areas. Sometimes I add an area to one shapefile, only to realise a bit later that it should have been in another. Is there an easy way of copying only that ...
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How to emulate a specific vector grid in QGIS?

I would like to analyze data included in a pdf file. The file contains information on characteristics of 16km grid cells for a specific study area. The file also includes a map displaying the grid. I ...
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How to copy selected (targeted) features to new shapefile using ArcPy?

I'm trying to copy specific attribute table rows from one shapefile to a new shapefile that will contain only the specified rows in its attribute table, that is, if a field GDP_TOP10 = 1. I'm using ...
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Automate process of duplicating point features - ArcGIS 10.0

I need to learn a way in which I can normalize data and in the same process duplicate certain records of a point feature class. The issue is as follows. I am provided address data in the following ...
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Copying one or more layers (with properties, style, and path of source data) on ArcMap and paste into different ArcMap project?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.1 and i would like to take all the layers from one plan and bring them into another plan with all of the associated properties.
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ArcGIS - How to copy and replace polygon (ONLY GEOMETRY)

I have two layer (A, B). I need copy polygon from layer A and replace polygon in layer B, but only geometry. I want to preserve original attribute table from layer A.
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Will killing ArcMap process while it's copying features corrupt the file geodatabase?

So..., I made the unfortunate decision to try and copy/paste 22,000+ address points into the same file geodatabase. It's taking soooooooo long.... So my question is, how much of a chance is there to ...
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How to make a copy of a temp raster in QGIS?

I have a temp raster (saga raster) file. How can I make a copy of this file (like "save as")? Thank you!
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Using Copy (Management) from GetParametersAsText() in ArcPy?

Having some issues getting the arcpy.Copy_management to work. Essentially I simply would like to be able to have a user select a folder which contains multiple shapefiles and copy them to another user ...
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Importing / copying data from PostGIS to ArcGIS / ArcMAP

So, I'm working on a project using Postgresql and Postgis. We have a client using ArcGIS (10.0) and ArcFM. We are trying to export some data from postgres to ESRI, but we have our hands tied quite a ...
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How to copy paste layers from one QGIS project to another?

Using QGIS 2.4, how can I copy one or more layers (with its properties, style, and the path of the source data) on QGIS and paste it in a different .QGS project? I tried to make this, clicking in a ...
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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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QGIS 2.10.1 Copy and Paste Problem - Attributes not showing

I have two shp layers with different numbers of fields and slightly different attributes of those field, like the column name or field length. I arranged them so they are in the same order and now ...
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How to copy a feature class within the same GDB

I'm trying to copy/clone a feature class within the same file gdb using C#. I've figured out that this won't work with IDataset or IFeatureDataset. So far I only found IGeoDBDataTransfer.Transfer but ...
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Copy DEM attributes to a vector point?

I have a point that I drew on a tiff DEM file in QGIS. The point doesn't have any information in the attribute table except an ID of 1. How can I make it copy the raster information based on the ...
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Edit Copy Feature Class Output Name

I have created a model that allows the user to delete and edit certain fields in a feature class (Simple model for first time users of ArcGIS so they don't mess up data). The first step of the model ...
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How to copy single polygon and paste multiple times to same layer in Arcmap 10?

I'm attempting to copy a single polygon and paste it 113 times to make "parcels" for a condominium building.
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How do I copy and paste a dataframe in the table of contents in ArcMap?

I am new to ArcGis and I am currently taking a course. In one of the exercises Im supposed to copy a dataframe from the table of contents in ArcMap ( in data view) back into the table of contents so ...
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How to copy selected features from one sde to another using ArcObjects?

Assuming I have two SDEs or other datasources with the same datamodel. One contains features the other one is empty. In ArcMap I have layers from both datasources in my table of contents. Now I would ...
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Copying features from 'in_memory' to 'in_memory' using ArcPy?

I came across this post and found out about Copy_management(). Is it possible to copy an in_memory feature to another in_memory feature? I tried to test it using the following code, which fails: ...
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QGIS - Save not working after copy-paste between layers

I am trying to copy points from one layer to another in QGIS, both shapefiles, both with the same schema, both point files, both with the same Coordinate Reference System. The shapefile was originally ...
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Creating new empty vector layer that has same set of atributes as another layer and then copying subset of features into it

I am new to both Python and QGIS. Here's a sample of my code: unique = layer.uniqueValues(index) attributes = layer..dataProvider().fields().toList() assistant_layer = QgsVectorLayer("Point", ...
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Raster Copy: Output bit size does not match specified value

Using ArcGIS (Map/Catalog) 10.0. I have a raster file (kdens) developed from point data using the kernel density tool. It is 32-bit float file format. I need this file converted to a polygon ...
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How to copy the contents of an attribute from one vector layer to another one that touches it or intersects it?

I have 2 layers that intersect, called layer A and layer B. Layer A has an attribute (X) that I want to copy wholesale (for the whole layer) to layer B, so that when object A1 intersects object B1, ...
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Transfer OpenLayers map from one pc to another [duplicate]

I have a following question, I created a web application - I used geoserver to create an openlayers map. As a sever I was using apache tomcat. If i want to run this server on different machine, what ...
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Is there a way to copy the mxd file with all of the files in that in ArcGIS?

Obviously the mxd doesn't contain the gdb files, and the linked raster files. So when I copy a project, I need to search manually the 49 raster maps from the other 4000. Is there an easier way to copy ...
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Create rectangles on centroid points in ArcGIS

I would like to create rectangles that placed on given centroid points. 1) There are hundreds of points. 2) Certain rectangle shape(not a square) file is given. 3) Create rectangles that place the ...
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Copy features from feature class to an existing feature class with arcpy

I see CopyFeatures_management, but this creates a new feature class. http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//001700000035000000 Is there a way to copy features from a feature ...
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CalculateField with variables

I'm trying to make a python script on arcmap 10.2.2 which will copy values from an old field (selected by the user) and paste them in an new field (named by the user). I wrote that: fc = ...
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Adding polygons from an existing layer to a new layer (shapefile)?

I have an existing shapefile that contains parcel data. I would like to add some of the existing parcels to a new shapefile. I am using ArcMap 10.1.
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Copy rasters slow, increases file size

I have a folder with ~1200 aerial photos in both jp2 and tif format, of which I need about 380. I wrote a python script to get the names of the files I need, which works fine. But when the script ...
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How to create point features from 1-Many relationship?

I have an address point shapefile for buildings in a city. The point shapefile shows only a single point for each building; apartments are listed in a table called additional addresses. I need to ...
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How to fix symbols of layers when I copy .mxd to another pc?

I've created a personal geodatabase with feature classes and I specified symbols for them in an mxd project. I activated "store relative pathnames to data sources" in the Map Document Properties. When ...
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How to copy data from one table to another using cursors?

I'm going to be as descriptive as possible. I have a table (TA) with values which are null for some rows, filled out for others. I have a table (TB) with the null values filled out. Dec in TA is the ...
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OS X Yosemite: copy / paste into shell GRASS 6.4.4. within QGIS 2.14.0

I want to know How to copy/paste into GRASS 6.4.4. shell within QGIS 2.14.0. I'm working with OS X Yosemite and the right mouse button doesn't work neither shortcut (cmd+c/cmd+v)
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Deleting selected features with ArcPy?

I am having trouble deleting the features I have selected using 'arcpy.SelectLayerByLocation_management' tool. To use the select layer by location tool, you much pass in a .lyr file. My script ...
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Copy/Paste Qgis Plugin or derive new Plugin from existing one

I created a Python Plugin for QGIS and I want to experiment with various versions of this plugin. Is there an easy way to copy/paste a plugin or to create a plugin from another plugin? ( Otherwise one ...
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Copying schematics layout through ArcPy

I'm trying to hack a Python script together that simulates the "Copy Layout..." that's in the context menu when you right-click a Schematics diagram in ArcMap. If I copy the Shape and Rotation (for ...
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How can I copy feature in ArcMap to a specified location

In ArcMap you can use the copy and paste on the standard toolbar or use the Copy Features tool on the Advanced Editing toolbar to copy the selected feature. But the former can only copy a feature to ...
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QGIS : copy/paste with “Avoid Intersection” option

I need to copy and paste polygons from one layer to another but with adjustments in the pasted geometries: I need them to be cut in the same way they would have been cut by a single edit with the ...
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Add in copyfeatures into script

I am having trouble with CopyFeatures in my script. The files went being copied to the output folder. Can someone please assist. Here's a snippet of my script for ArcGIS 10.3; #Loop through shapfiles ...
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How can I enable a file to be edited if ArcMap won't let me edit it already?

I have two wetland layers. One file downloaded from the National Wetland Inventory and one from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services. Both layers were downloaded through MassGIS's Online Mapping ...
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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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Large dataset, how to copy values between fields

I'm in this position: i have a feature class containing about 6 million entries. I made a summarize and and generated a new table. I joined the two tables and now I need to copy the values from the ...
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Copying annotation feature and pasting 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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Copying raster from Raster Catalog

I have a Raster Catalog containing 4 File GeoDatabase Raster Datasets. Each raster is about 150-250 GB. I want to convert these to rasters with .TIFF extension so I can publish it in a map service. ...
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Copying Network Analysis Layer - Service Area Polygon in Python Script

I have built a geoprocessing tool using arcpy modules in python. Screenshot shown below: In this tool I am creating Service Area Polygons and selecting census boundaries within those Service Area ...