To merge features based on specified attributes.

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Dissolving polygons by attribute within certain distance using ArcGIS Desktop?

In a FeatureClass I have a lot of polygons which contain attributes of different landuse-types. Now I am trying to dissolve those polygons of the same landuse-type, but only if the distance between ...
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Using ModelBuilder to select layers by attributes, dissolve and then merge them?

I would like to reclassify polygons, I want to combine smaller polygons into bigger polygons based on their ID (each polygon has a unique ID). I want to regroup ~800 polygons into ~60 polygons. So in ...
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Merging polygons in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 300 polygons in a single shapefile, I want merge some polygons together, when I merge two polygons the attribute does not come total count of two polygons, What I need is, when I merge two ...
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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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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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QGIS dissolve by attribute and retain primary polygon attributes

I have a parcel shapefile. Many of the parcels have been combined over time, but the shapefile still represents the original parcel boundaries. The attribute table has a field for the original parcel ...
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How to achieve better Dissolve results?

I applied the Vector>Geoverarbeitungswerkzeuge>Auflösen (Dissolve) on a zoning plan (see picture zoning plan). I used the attribute village name as the dissolving criteria. The resulting geometry for ...
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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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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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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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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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Using Dissolve inputs in ModelBuilder

I'm trying to build a model in modelbuilder, and as part of that, I'd like to use the dissolve tool on a feature class created/modified after some previous steps. However, when I try to connect this ...
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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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How to Dissolve by substring of a field in ArcGIS?

How can I dissolve by using a substring of a field without having to create a new field and using the field calculator. Maybe there is a way to do it in the Python window ?
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Tracking Dissolve changes in ArcMap?

How would one to check to see what was dissolved using the Dissolve tool in Arcmap 10.2? Other than manually checking to see what polygons were dissolved by toggling back and forth between the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 shapefile and summarize text fields [duplicate]

I have a polygon shapefile that I would like to dissolve on a field called FID_merged (see below). For each dissolved polygon I would like to summarize a list of the countries. I am using ArcGIS ...
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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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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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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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QGIS/GeoJSON: Dissolve featurecollection consisting of polygons and multipolygons into a large multipolygon

I've read this question. I would like to know how to do this in QGIS. I have a Geojson file with a featurecollection, starting with: ...
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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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Dissolving features by attribute(s)

How to apply ‘statistic_field’ to just one ‘dissolve_field’? I have a feature class that I need to dissolve by PageName but also by earliest year in SERVED_YEAR. So, how to apply MIN to SERVED _YEAR ...
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Automatically build branches of a river network?

A small non-profit specializing in fish habitat restoration, has asked me to link a spreadsheet of field notes to their GIS. What we have is: A spreadsheet of field notes for small fish streams. A ...
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After Dissolve data Need elevation

I have a problem in Arcmap 9.3 When we are using 3D data in ArcMap to dissolve it the elevations are lost. Is there someway to keep the elevation during the dissolve method?
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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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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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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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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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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: ...