To merge features based on specified attributes.

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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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How to dissolve polygons that overlap both on each other in QGIS?

I have two layers of polygons with landcover classes(meadows, cropland, forest, ect) They overlap in both directions, i.e like a zipper. I need to dissolve them by one attribute (Class) so I can have ...
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Identifying a cluster of polygons based on attributes

I'm trying to identify a cluster of contiguous parcels that, when combined, add up to at least a given size and, when combined, have an assessed property value less than a given $ amount. I have a ...
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Query to Dissolve Nearby Polygons on Hive

I am using the ESRI spatial framework for Hadoop, that extends Hive to use spatial types and operations. My objective is to translate a set of simple queries on PostGIS into Hadoop, in order to ...
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ArcGIS Dissolve gives Error 999999 on one computer but works on a different one

I'm trying to run the geoprocessing tool "Dissolve" on a single feature class in a File GDB, yet I'm getting the error 999999 "the operation was attempted on an empty geometry", but there are no empty ...
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Dissolving two different buffers together so not overlapping using ArcGIS Desktop?

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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Dissolve using GDAL/OGR?

I'm trying to dissolve a shapefile according to a field using Python 2.7.10 and I don't want to use ArcPy. Is there any way to do this using GDAL/OGR?
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Dissolving redundant fields in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a map of a small neighbourhood. I'm trying to label these but because of the grid being squares the objects are split and therefore showing two two or more labels of each location. I'm trying ...
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Combining adjacent shapefiles and merging neighbor polygons currently divided by quad boundaries

The project I'm working on has been mapping ecological sites in ArcGIS on a quad-by-quad basis for the past 10 years. When entered into GIS, each quad has its own shapefile and the sites are cut off ...
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Dissolve line segments in QGIS if they touch and fall within the same class. (tools or script?)

I have line segments that have the following 3 attributes (Class, start_point, end_point). I would like to merge/dissolve line segments that fall within the same class if they intersect (touch). i.e. ...
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Dissolve a polyline feature class so that touching features dissolve into a single feature

I'm trying to dissolve a polyline feature class so that spatially intersecting features become a single feature. When I run the Dissolve tool, setting Create multipart features and Unsplit lines both ...
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Stratified Random Sampling with large dataset in ArcGIS?

I want to create a Stratified Random Sample with a land cover classification map. The purpose for the Stratrified Random Sample is to produce an Accuracy Assessment. I am using ArcGIS 10.2 with access ...
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Dissolve overlapping polygons in SAGA

I've got the following (2D!) situation of overlapping polygons: I would like to have the polygon border dissolved such that I have only one polygon left. I thought this was a definitive case for ...
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Dissolving with PostGIS slow and results in large table?

I am having a table of polygons with some 15 Mio. records. The polygons hold an attribute called "dn" with integer values between 0 and 6. My goal is to simplify that table so that polygons below a ...
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Dissolving in ArcMap gives “Invalid Topology [Duplicate Segment.]”

I am attempting to use the dissolve tool on a shapefile, but it fails with the error: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. Invalid Topology [Duplicate segment.] I tried checking and repairing ...
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Dissolve multiple polygons into one based on background layer

I have a layer of regions (25 regions) and a layer with thousands of polygons. I want to dissolve this into 1 polygon for each region (so I can calculate the exact geometry). I used the dissolve tool ...
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Invalid parameters using ArcPy dissolve and statistics_fields

I am trying to use the Dissolve_management tool using ArcPy. I keep getting an error that reads "Parameters are not valid.", and I cannot figure out where I am going wrong. Here is the code: ...
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Dissolving contiguous clusters of polygons and identifying them separately in attribute table of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a layer comprised of about 500,000+ simplified polygons that resulted from converting raster cells to polygons with raster cell values assigned to them. When I select the resultant polygons by ...
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Dissolve in python script not working correctly

I have a python script that merges 12 shapefiles into 1 shapefile with about 75k total records. I want to dissolve the latter shapefile on a particular field, and SUM another field, so my final ...
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Mulitpart dissolve equivalent with SQL Server

SQL Server 2012 has introduced a handy set of geographic aggregate functions that is well summarized here. Among the aggregate functions are UnionAggregate and CollectionAggregate. UnionAggregate is ...
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Dissolving polygons in a large dataset

I need to dissolve polygons by the ID attribute in a large dataset (+-1gb shapefile). I have been struggling to find an efficient method to do this. I have tried the following methods: Postgis ...
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Deleting 'garbage' nodes after polygon dissolve

I work with QGIS 2.10.1 on Windows 7 (x64). I have dissolved polygons from an attribute value and the polygons geometries being not perfectly joined together, I get some 'garbage' nodes I need to ...
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PostGIS: How to dissolve vector data

I have a few scenarios where I need to dissolve vector data, and I'm wondering how to do this using PostGIS. What would the queries look like to perform these operations? Below I'll describe the ...
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QGIS 2.12 Lyon - SAGA dissolve tool keep only one column of data

I have installed QGIS 2.12 Lyon and I need to dissolve multiple polygons according to one column in the dbf file (my layer is a shape file). I have used SAGA "Polygon dissolve by attribute" algorithm ...
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Dissolving and labeling time enabled data using ArcGIS Online?

I have 12 feature classes with time-enabled data (~4000 polygons each), where each polygon corresponds to an administrative unit between certain years. So a polygon can appear several times or only ...
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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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Combining rows in an attribute table based on field

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 on a Windows 7 PC. I have shapefile range data for multiple species (multiple species in one layer), and this range data is accompanied by information relevant to the ...
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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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Overlapping polygons and features and how to dissolve

I am new to GIS area and also new to any software that can modify the GIS. I am currently working with South Australia map I have download from Australian census site. I am using QGIS to load the ...
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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. I need to dissolve a polyline vector in a single line vector that has as attribute the ...
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Dissolving Features from different Layers

I'm trying to dissolve polygon features from different layers by their FID. If two polygons have the same FID the result should be one single polygon. Maybe this drawing will help to make clear what ...
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What dissolve tool in QGIS allows me to summarize statistics for multiple attributes?

Is there a tool or plugin in QGIS that resembles ArcGIS 10's Dissolve tool? I'm trying to dissolve several polygons (parks) around the boundaries of another layer of polygons (cities), while ...
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Is there a dissolve function in PostGIS other than st_union?

I'm looking for a function to dissolve shared boundaries between polygon features in a table. ST_UNION() almost does what I'm looking for, but it creates a multipolygon from all polygons in the layer ...
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How to get a “clean” polygon after using dissolve in QGIS?

I'm trying to obtain the boundaries of shapefile, thus to clean the inside as a matter of speaking. While I had expected that dissolve while get me a proper polygon, unfortunately it still has some ...
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Dissolving a TIN using python/ogr binding

I have a TIN model where I remove some of the triangles (see fig. 1). Most of the triangles touch on one edge, some on one vertice. I would now like to generate a polygon shapefile containing the ...
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Dissolving shapefile but retain attribute fields

Is there any way to dissolve shapefile but keep attributes fields in the same time? This is how I want to retain fields: There are two fields I want to conserve in a shapefile. The first column is ...
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Creating multipart polygons with ArcPy? Dissolve Failure?

I need the functionality of the editor > merge command for use in a python script tool. I realize this function is not directly accessible through ArcPy, but I am hoping someone can help with a work ...
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Identify polygons greater than n-th percentile and perform further analyses using arcpy

My goal is to identify tracts that are above the 99 percentile of a variable (xvar), to dissolve contiguous tracts by summing a variable (yvar), and to get the coordinates of the centroids ...
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Dissolve not working in ArcGIS 10

The dissolve tool is not working for me when I use ArcGIS 10. It works perfectly when I use version 9.3. Any help?
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How to Dissolve Polygons Inside a Feature Class Based on Attribute Conditions

I have a large shapefile (saleArea.shp) which includes hundreds of small adjacent polygons. I would like to dissolve the polygons based on some conditions from tValues field into 5 bigger groups like ...
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Dissolve overlapping polygons in R

Is there an analogue of ArcGIS Dissolve function in R? I need to dissolve the overlapping polygons and create a single part object. I was trying to use gUnionCascaded, but it creates a multipart ...
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Obtaining block structure from parcel data using QGIS or ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to analyze the urban form of a city. I don't have the polygon file for streets, so I must derive block structure from parcel data (see image below). What tool could I use to accomplish ...
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How to fix quickly a lot of geometry validity errors in QGIS?

I am working on ownership data at a US county level. I have one shapefile per county that contains thousands of tax parcels. I need to dissolve the polygons representing parcels owned by the same ...
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How to dissolve a large number of polygons in QGIS?

I'm trying to do it using the command DISSOLVE but it generates an empty shapefile. My purpose is to dissolve a large number of polygons (about 200,000) into a single multi-polygon...
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Make “qgis:delaunaytriangulation” and “qgis:dissolve” save their outputs on a specific predefined layer

I'm new to python and QGIS. I'm working on modifying a plugin which runs algorithms "qgis:delaunaytriangulation" and "qgis:dissolve" like so delone_triangles = ...
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Dissolve without removing interior lines in ArcMap? [duplicate]

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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...