To merge features based on specified attributes.

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Merging polygons in shapefile based on field values?

I have a shapefile with a lot of polygons in it. These polygons are grouped into a category: district. How can I merge the polygons based on the same name of the category within this shapefile?
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Grouping corner-touching contiguous polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10, I have a Feature Class which I converted from a Raster (GRID) (Raster To Polygon Tool). There are approx. 180,000 polygons. The attribute table contains a [grid_code] field which ...
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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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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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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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Dissolving polygons with common attribute within certain proximity to each other using QGIS?

I have a land parcel with a lot of polygons with the same attribute (owners). I would like to dissolve all the polygons with the same owners but only if the polygons are within 100m of each other. How ...
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How to Unsplit/Dissolve multiple touching lines in Stream Network?

I am trying to dissolve multiple lines for stream networks into individual features. The dataset contains many stream networks so a complete dissolve of the whole dataset wont do as I would like to ...
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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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extract 1st level boundaries from GADM worldmap in QGIS

I need a world map, broken down to GADM 1st level. The obvious way would be to download all single country .shp files and merge them. But that is far too tedious of course. I tried the dissolve ...
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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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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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Dissolve multiple rows straight into one layer and add OIDs into table

I am currently running this script to direct multiple dissolves of a polygon layer FC = "BLPUsCavPlace" TABLE = "BLPUsCavPlaceContigBLPUs" FIELDS = ["blpuid", "contigid"] with ...
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ArcGIS DissolveManagement Memory Problems

beside other tools I am using the dissolve tool in a python script. The input feature class (polygon) has about 140 MB. Running the script with python 32 bit (in CMD and in ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2) ...
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How to divide a feature class into ranges?

I have a shapefile consisting of around 4000 polygons. The polygons are created from buffering around a similar number of islands somewhere in the Norwegian archipelago. Due to an error in the ...
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Dissolving points based on easting and northing with statistic type first as aggregate function using PostGIS?

I have two points features having point_ID, Easting and Northing fields and want to dissolve based on Easting and Northing with statistic type aggregate as "first" for point_ID, as you do in ArcMap. ...
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Dissolving lines using iterate feature class (model builder)

I was wondering how I would build the model in order to dissolve multiple lines at once using the iterator. I have polygons over a line network that is supposed to represent roads, and I want to ...
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Create buffer based on polyline without line end caps and without dissolving the created polygons in QGis

I have a projected line layer (Shapefile) in QGIS. For every line segment I want to create a polygon without line end caps. The resulting polygone should not be dissolved to a single one. I tried ...
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Determining homogenous blocks of individual tree species in a woodland, and creating a new shapefile without blocks/polygons of < minimum area?

I'm working on a project attempting to identify suitable woodland habitat for red squirrel translocation wherein conservation efforts could be focused. Below is a small section of the map showing ...
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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 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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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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Dissolve large dataset in ArcGIS and QGIS

I have more than 80k point data. I have created few buffer from 1 to 5 km of them. Now I want to get the covered area by 1 km to 5 km buffered range. For this I have tried to dissolve those individual ...
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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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How to dissolve overlapping polygons?

I have a query regarding the dissolving of polygon features in ArcGIS 9.3. I only have the bare-bones license and an extremely basic knowledge of VB. I have a large shapefile with around 4500 ...
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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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“Singleparts to multipart” vs. “Dissolve”

It seems to me that the vector tools "Singleparts to multipart" and "Dissolve" do the same things. Can someone confirm this, please? Or do I overlook something?
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Dissolving and returning values from primary lines

Im building a model and I need to dissolve line, that I marked in picture, to a line with field(NUMBER_OF_LINES) value of 2. Thsi filed represents how many lines were constructed to one line after ...
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Issue with dissolving a polygons layer in QGIS 2.4

I downloaded a dataset of roads and parks from OSM. I then buffered the roads and merged with the parks. Now - all i want is to dissolve / union all the features in the merged layer. I fail to do it ...
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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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Table equivalent to Dissolve for features in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a data table that I need to trim down, merging records which have the same value in an ID field and performing a couple math operations on various other fields (summing, averaging). The ...
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In PostGIS, how do I merge a multilinestring into a single linestring, keeping the pieces in proper order?

I have a multilinestring made up of several pieces, some of which are facing the wrong direction. (Accessible here: http://pastebin.com/89Zcixv5 ) I think what I'm looking for is some utilization of ...
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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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Is table with 20,000 rows and 5 columns too large for Dissolve of ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is a table with 20 000 rows and 5 columns too large for arc map 10.2.1? I have tried several things without success to dissolve this table based on one feature. The table was obtained from the ...
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QGIS 2.4.0: dissolve tool renders artifacts / errors

The dissolve tool (vector>geoprocessing tools>dissolve) renders some artifacts on shapes with high number of polygons. I’m using a shapefile with 3222 polygons and I’m trying to dissolve it using the ...
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Dissolve tool misses out two polygons

I'm trying to dissolve polygons based on a code number in the attribute table. It all works well, with an exception of two polygons that fail to dissolve - they literally drop out from the output. It ...
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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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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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Does dissolving features improve geoprocessing efficiency?

I have a large set of line data (>140,000 features). Is there a processing advantage, in either time required or (more importantly) memory used: to running Dissolve on the data before running ...
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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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Statistics field in the dissolve tool not always accurate

When I run the Dissolve Tool using a Statistics Field (SUM being the statistic type) and proceed to check the SUM values for accuracy by comparing against the data in the original feature class, I ...
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Merge polygon based on other line shape file PostGIS

I have a polygon shape file and a line shape file. I would like to merge two polygons which shares the same border along with line shape. Finally the line should be removed in polygon shape file. In ...
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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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problem merging polygons based on a column value - using Spatialite

edit: as I am unfamiliar with any tools I decided to try my luck with PostGis. I imported my data. and executed the query : create merged as select delomrade_code, st_union(geometry) from grunnkrets ...
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Dissolving polygons fails on computers with small amount of RAM

When I'm trying to dissolve a polygon through an arcpy script the operation fails with the 999999 error on computers with small amount of RAM [~3 GB] (known issue). Unfortunately neither this, that ...
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Polygon dissolve in DB

I have a polygon feature class with more than 100,000 polygons in DB2 table. I would like to dissolve them based on a single field to reduce the row numbers. Is there any commands / SQL in DB2 to ...
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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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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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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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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 ...