To merge features based on specified attributes.

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Problem with merging and dissolving a shapefile in R

I am migrating from ArcMAP to opensource GIS. I've succesfully installed R and many packages in a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I am used to linux and programming in C, but not to R and its syntax. I am ...
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How to dissolve geodatabase map across two subdivision levels in Arcgis 10.2

The existing polygon database contains attribute table with the following structure, and has three levels; country, state, and city (and many other countries not listed below). I want to dissolve the ...
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Dissolve features in ArcGIS using multiple attributes

This may sound simple, apologies if I missed some earlier discussion on same subject. I have a big set of road data with road numbers and also zone numbers . The road names can repeat across the ...
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What is FME equivalent to ArcGIS Dissolve?

I am trying to dissolve polygons that are spread out across a region. ArcMap's ModelBuilder will dissolve these polygons into a single, multi-part feature. How can I get FME to do this same thing? I ...
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Dissolve tool is splitting features rather than dissolving them

I had UK area divided into six different zones. I wanted to dissolve my feature class by zone just so I have six features in it. I used Dissolve tool which worked fine for five zones. One of the ...
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ArcGIS Dissolve leaving feature snippets in dissolved polyons. Repair doesn't fix

I'm trying to dissolve some low-level polygons, but the result I'm getting has lots of little pieces of lines left floating around in the output polygons. I've tried doing "repair geometry" on both ...
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Merge section polygons in PLSS

I am trying to merge quarter quarter sections of polygons from PLSS into a quarter section. However, I also want it assigned to correct Township/Range/Section while merging. I know I can hand merge ...
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ArcGIS10 - How do I dissolve two different buffers together so they are not overlapping?

I am trying to find out how many registered sex offenders live within 2,000 feet of a school/park in a specific county. The park buffer and school buffer are dissolved but not together. I am also ...
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Concatenate fields on a Dissolve

I have a feature class that that I would like to dissolve. Upon the dissolve, I would like to concatenate a comment field, which is a text field. How can I do this? Conceptual idea below:
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Merging lines (that might cross) at common endpoints without multi-part features in the result

I have a polyline dataset I'm trying to merge / dissolve segments based on an attribute into continuous single lines. The problem is that some of those segments cross each other but need to be ...
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QGIS 2.4 dissolve doesnt work properly, why?

I am used to work with ArcGIS and now I started to explore QGIS more. I have problem with dissolve function. I have administrative borders and I would like to dissolve them into higher administrative ...
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arcpy.Dissolve fails; need a arcpy dissolve to multipart workaround

I have a arcpy script in which I am using arcpy.Dissolve on a single feature class with multiple features to get a single multi-part feature in the output. The script is successful only part of the ...
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How to define polygons overlapping each other?

I have a shapefile of landuse in different catchments. I want to calculate the percentage of each landuse category in each catchment using Tabulate Intersection. Before using this tool, I had ...
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Dissolving stream orders using Python rather than VB script?

I've been trying to dissolve streams, using orders programatically and I came across this VB script. The reason is that if I use ArcGIS dissolve, it merges the confluence of the same orders. I would ...
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Why does Merge then Dissolve return ERROR 000732: Input Features: Dataset … does not exist or is not supported?

I'm not sure why I'm running into this problem. I thought it might have something to do with the merged file being locked or open, but I don't see a "LOCK" file being created in Windows Explorer. ...
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Dissolving features to only have multiparts when they are within 100 feet of one another

I want to have a selection of parcels that is dissolved by land owner and within 3 miles of a polyline. If the same owner owns parcels on opposite sides of a road (within 100 feet or so), I want the ...
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QGIS crashing/failing when dissolving multiple shapefiles in a Python loop

I am using QGIS 2.10 (but I've also tried 2.8) to loop through all the shapefiles in a folder (those ending in .shp) and perform a dissolve function on each of them. However, when I run the following ...
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Aggregate/dissolve MySQL geometry

On Centos, I have a MySQL 5 database with a MyISAM table that has a geometry column with a spatial index, containing US county boundaries. Trying to combine/aggregate/dissolve some of these into as ...
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Merging polylines together keeping the attributes of the largest one

I have a set of polygons with polylines running through them. I am trying to assign the polylines the polygon ID that they pass through the most. I have already split the polylines to the polygon ...
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How to correctly merge layers with overlapping polygons in QGIS/GRASS?

I have 4 vector shapefile that I would like to join/merge, without worrying about attributes. Here are the shapefiles. I would like to do an union and a spatial dissolve, but everytime I do a dissolve ...
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Dissolve singlepart features into multipart based on another polygon?

I'm working on generating a water feature layer that eliminates a lot of the swamp/marsh areas in my county. Using raster analysis (iso unsupervised cluster, majority filter, boundary clean, etc) and ...
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How to union linestring data distributed on multiple layers?

I have four shapefiles. Each contains a linestring as shown in the image. Each shapefile is represented as its own layer in QGIS. I would like to union these linestrings into one polygon which ...
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QGIS Dissolve tool re-projects and rotates layer

I'm trying to use QGIS (2.6.1-Brighton) to aggregate polygons according to an ID attribute. I'm using the shapefile of school district polygons in Michigan found here: ...
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Spatial join by categories in QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.4.0 and I have a vector layer which contains a remoteness indicator which is broken up into 5 categories. I would like to turn this into a layer that has these 5 categories collapsed ...
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ArcGIS dissolve analysis output issues in geoserver wfs/ PostGIS

I have an ArcGIS dissolve analysis output (parcel data) that needs to be loaded on PostGIS and published as a wfs from geoserver. The issue is that the ArcGIS dissolve output shapefile, although can ...
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how to make a list of features constructing the dissolved feature?

I need to simplify my road network using the dissolve function to remove nodes not occurring on the intersections. the following code is doing that. arcpy.Dissolve_management(self.address_cor_layer2, ...
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Dissolve Statistics Fields and Statistic Type as Parameters in GeoProcessor

I have a published service which uses a dissolve. In arcMap the I get prompted for all the fields, including statistics fields and stat type. I have the statistics fields marked as parameters. ...
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Problem when executing Dissolve method in ArcEngine

I'm always having a problem in GP.execute() when trying to execute this method. Here is my code: Friend Function DissolveFeatures(ByVal pInFLayer As ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IFeatureLayer, ByVal ...
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Why would Dissolve stop working in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have an ArcMap Add-In that completes various geoprocessing steps, including Dissolve (using ESRI.ArcGIS.DataManagementTools.Dissolve). This tool worked at 10.0, but I just upgraded to 10.1 SP1 and ...
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Topological errors after dissolve - how to avoid/get rid of?

After dissolving a layer in QGIS 2.8, I get a lot of topological errors in the new (dissolved) layer. Any suggestions as to how to get rid of these errors without manually editing each one? ...
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Why dissolve creates many extra features?

I have a shp file in Arcmap 10 that has ~16600 polygons. Some overlap. I want any polygons that are overlapping to be dissolved into single polygons. I want non-overlapping polygons to remain the ...
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Looking for dissolve algorithm for Javascript

I have three adjacent polygons that together make up a larger shape. I need an algorithm that will dissolve the internal borders leaving only the outside border. An example would be a group of ...
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Merge Error: Not Enough Memory

I'm attempting to make a flood plain map for a school project, and am using FEMA Flood Hazard Symbology for the legend. I've dissolved by a Flood Zone Field, but am left with two attributes both named ...
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Dissolve polygons - group to others with touching corners

I am working with some data that shows land management. There are many places where corners "touch". I would like to dissolve my dataset so that features are grouped (dissolved) with those that they ...
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Remove lines from inside a polygon in QGIS

Through a "dissolve" process in QGIS, I achieved some polygons that have some fails, like this one in the screeshot: Is there any automatic process I can make in QGIS to remove those lines inside ...
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Dissolve Polygons by attribute leaves empty spaces

I am trying to dissolve polygons based on the same attribute using QGIS 2.8.2 (Wien). I use Vector, Geo Processing Tools, Dissolve and then I select the attribute. The data is Postal Sector in Uk and ...
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Merge or dissolve line features based on two or more attributes

I am working in Arcmap 10.2 and I would like to do the following according to the example table below, but I do not have a clue on how to do this. I am working in ModelBuilder. Is there a tool for ...
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dissolve polygons of GeoJSON with gdal/ogr

I have a GeoJSON with only polygons in it. I have to dissolve (merge) the polygons with the same "DN"-value. I found out that you can do it with shapefiles like this: ogr2ogr outputfile.shp ...
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Postgres/PostGIS: Dissolve multiple fields with COUNT (Point shape)

I have loaded point .shp feature classes into Postgres 9.3 db, and enabled postgis,plpgsql,postgis_topology extensions. I'm looking to dissolve multiple fields within a single table 'TABLE1' and add ...
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How to combine rows in attribute table using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have an attribute table with three columns "FID" "Shape" and "Class" All records have the same shape (polygon). Each record has its own FID. I have three classes, "A", "B", or "C". I have twenty ...
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python dissolve by field error

I would like to dissolve a feature class by a field. When I run the code, I receive an error that says, "invalid topology [out of memory]" I have 16GB of RAM and terabytes available on the hard drive. ...
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MSSQL server 2008 dissolve sql query

I have a set of spatial objects in a MSSQL server 2008 R2 trying to dissolve adjoining objects where one of the attributes are equal. The table below is somewhat representative to my original table: ...
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How do I create multiple polylines from single polyline that consists of disjunct sections?

My goal was to create a network of polylines in NHD plus based on start and end points associated with sampling locations. Dissolving by stream name was my first step and has worked just fine for ...
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combing two layers dissolve and simplify

I am trying to combine a dissolve with a simplify polygon layer I've created. When doing conversion of layer to kml it says I have too many vertices hence the need for simplification. How can this be ...
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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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Calculating area using dissolve and merge but getting shapefiles with empty attribute tables in QGIS?

I have a shapefile of a country with the 29 provinces. I also have shapefiles with the areas which are protected from construction (there are 4 categories for protection, within 4 shapefiles. Some of ...
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automation help within an attribute table ArcMap 10.3

I have 100+ catchments within a watershed. There are 6 different types of land use classifications within in the watershed. There are 5 different types of soil types within the watershed. My ...
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Script for selective dissolving of multiple features

I am kinda new to Python and arcpy and have done some basic online courses on this. So I do have an idea how these scripts are structured/written and how they work. Now I have to perform a seemingly ...
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Unsplitting Zpolylines without flattening vertical line segments?

Trying to figure out how to fully keep vertical line segments when using Dissolve/unspit lines... The first image shows the original Zlines in Arcscene The second image is the result of a Dissolve ...
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Dissolve without removing interior lines in ArcMAP

I'm fairly new to GIS and I'm having an issue that I hope someone can help me resolve? Basically, what I'm trying to do is merge features based on a single attribute so that my table no longer ...