Editing is the process of modifying feature geometry, locations, and attributes of spatial data.

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QGIS Editing: move - both - nodes after Cut has been performed

I just ran into unexpected behavior while editing a polygon shapefile in QGIS 2.8.2. Scenario: A polygon: Then I cut that polygon into two seperate poygons: Then I use the Node Tool to move a ...
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Connect two objects so there is no 'break' between nodes in MapInfo [on hold]

How can two polygon objects in MapInfo 10 be connected or combined, so there is no break between nodes? Example: how could you connect two square objects (4 nodes each), into one rectangular object ...
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Learning about Editing on ArcSDE?

I am looking for some information about Editing in ArcSDE in a PDF or online that I would like to read about. I came to the USDA's Forest Service from the USDA NRCS and NRCS does not have ArcSDE. The ...
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Area missing in polygon (Shapefile)

I'm working with ArcGIS and the following image is showing the polygons that I have in my shapefile. The seleted polygon should actually be this selected one + the blank area right below it. This ...
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How to merge two lines of polygons?

In QGIS 2.6.1, I have merged two polygon shapefiles. After the merge I am facing a problem at boundaries. So I thought of changing Polygon -> lines, manually deleting one of the lines at the ...
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assign text values to selected subset in the attribute table in QGIS [closed]

I am using QGIS and I would like to generate a new string of text in the attribute table for a selected subset of features in a vector file. I cannot find an operator in the field calculator to ...
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Merging polygons interactively in ArcMap using less clicks than Merge tool?

I am looking for an interactive tool which simply merges two polygon geometries by clicking on each polygon and nothing else. I need a workflow for a particular project-step which cannot be automated ...
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How do I edit multiple features at one time?

In my case, there are about 30 overlaid features. How do I select all and edit them at one time? I want to reshape the features, mainly using the node tool to reshape a straight line into a (fake) ...
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Plugin SWAP vector direction doesn't work in QGIS

I've installed plugin Swap vector direction in QGIS. But it doesn't work. I click and nothing. I need to flip lines (22 000 000 lines). In ArcGIS takes many hours and still flipping. I thought ...
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Cut polygon into new polygons using lines in ArcGIS

I'm new to GIS and I work with ArcMap. I have a layer with an orthophoto of a graveyard. On top of that, a layer with an old scanned map of the same area showing all graves. I would like to make a ...
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QGIS - some edit feature options disabled in vector layer [closed]

I created a new vector layer in QGIS, saving as I went along and then I saved the project and logged out. When I went back into the project, I wanted to add some more features to the same layer, so ...
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Double Entries/ Errors with Digitizing Polygons

I have a layer that has errors, i mean polygons have double entries (digitized twice), i can edit manually but there's a lot of attributes and it will take ages to clean the data. Is there any short ...
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Editing KML custom data elements using Google Earth?

I've been reading up a bit on KML extended tags and custom data elements. https://developers.google.com/kml/documentation/extendeddata I have a person that likes using Google Earth but he is also ...
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How to split polygon features using an overlaid polygon layer in QGIS?

I have a polygon layer (pictured below) that I made by vectorizing a clip from the USDA Cropland Data Layer. The low resolution of the USDA layer causes fields that are separated by narrow roads to ...
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start editing encountered one or more layers with error and can not continue this data is not editable

I create two feature classes by importing an already existing layers then I create a topology and I set the rule such that a point feature class must be covered by endpoints of the other line feature ...
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ArcGIS Viewer for Flex with specific editing permissions

In ArcGIS Server I can make users member of roles with specific permissions (users, publishers or admins) and access rights to services. Now I have an application (ArcGIS Viewer for Flex) using ...
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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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Prevent Editor Widget auto save

I'm writing a feature layer editor demo and I'm using the esri.dijit.editing.Editor class. According to documentation (https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jsapi/editor-amd.html), both attribute ...
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Adding New Linear Feature using QGIS?

I am new to QGIS (2.6.1) and am having trouble adding a new linear feature to an existing layer. I have set tolerances and digitized the vertices of the line and it terminates with a large green X at ...
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Is it possible to not show node in editing mod QGIS

I actually have a plugin that allows me to draw on a vector layer (I made it based on the FreeHand Editing Plugin). When a mouseMoveEvent is detected, it creates a new point on the vector layer and ...
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How to automatically refresh canvas after saving layer edits

After saving a layer edit in QGIS 2.8.2 (Win7) I've to press F5 or change the map section to refresh the canvas. This is quite annoying when working with dynamic PostGIS views. Is there a way to ...
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Multiple editors

I am trying to have multiple editors editing the same layer at the same time. I am running ArcInfo v10.2 and have set up a SDE connection using sqlexpress. I have created a geodatabase on my personal ...
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How to optimize the process of entering attribute information while digitizing in ArcMap

I've somehow found myself digitizing a bunch of points from a scan, and the process is quite painful in ArcMap: Click on the featureclass name in the Create Features tool Move the mouse over the ...
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Is there a problem with ArcGIS Pro snapping environment?

I would like to take an advantage of the 64-bit environment and speedier screen refreshing for some editing we do. Although I personally don't find the ribbon interface very intuitive and "Pro" is ...
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Reversing polyline direction based on raster value using ArcPy?

I am trying to create an ArcPy script that will read a raster cell value at the start point and end point of a polyline, and flip the line based on those values. I do not want to create another ...
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Matching/snapping two shapefiles using node and snapping tools

I am trying to edit my shapefiles through QGIS 2.6.1 Brighton. I used the node tools to snap the necessary nodes to eliminate spaces between two shapefiles. However, while doing it I noticed that an ...
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How do I draw North-South, East-West, Northeast-Southwest, and Northwest-Southeast lines?

Is there a way to draw four line segments through a point that extend in 8 directions based on my coordinate system?
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Add Save and Zoom To Button to Editable Feature Service? ArcGIS JavaScript API?

I am very new to ArcGIS JavaScript API. I am using the following code from the ESRI samples, and I wanted to see if anyone knew how to add a 'zoom to' and 'save' button to the Info Window. Any ...
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Installing Rectangle, Ovals, Diamonds plugin?

I'm using QGIS 2.6 on Mac and unable to find the Rectangle, Ovals, Diamonds plug ?
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Limit the editing extent of a feature class by area in ArcMap

Using ArcMap (Advanced), if I have a dataframe set to British National Grid and I add a feature class to the map document that is also set to BNG, and I try to draw outside the extent of BNG I will ...
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QGIS android issues with editing points on lines and polygons

I am using QGIS on an android tablet and cannot delete mistaken points in a line or polygon. Does anyone know how to do this? I also have an issue with the first point of a line/polygons starting not ...
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Replacing geometry of a polygon using the geometry of a polygon from another layer

I am trying to update a polygon shape file by redoing the geometry on certain polygons to match the geometry of polygons in a separate, more accurate shape file. Some of these polygons are extremely ...
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How to edit data from a feature

Im new to heron and i would like to know how to add a feature to a layer and to create a custom form to edit data from a feature in heron. Ive tryed a few examples, i can select a feature but cant ...
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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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Review Edited Layers Before Saving

In Arcmap, there a plugin/addon available that will list the layers that have been edited when the "Save Edits" dialog pops up? Sometimes I get nervous that I might have deleted from a layer that I ...
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How to use a PostGIS sequence in QGIS editing session?

I can't seem to get the sequence on my PostGIS table to increment to NEXTVAL in a QGIS editing session. My PostGIS table is defined as: CREATE TABLE qgis_topology_editing_test ( geom ...
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delete a space with the field caculator

I would like to delete the space in this number like this 'F00 089' with the field-calculator. Is theres a function in the field-calculator? ! see my screenshot
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Error using UpdateCursor to copy a GlobalID field

I am trying to use an Update Cursor to copy a GlobalID field into a string field. However, I keep getting an error saying "Objects in this class cannot be updated outside an edit session [Medians]". ...
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How to maintain transparency of a layer during edit sessions?

I'm editing the polygons of one shapefile to more closely match the polygons of another shapefile, essentially tracing the one over the other. I've set the transparency of the layer under edit to 75%, ...
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Domain List not populating during editing in ArcGIS 10.2

I have created new field "Facility_Type" to the existing feature class and applied coded value domain. but during editing domain value is not populating. You can refer the attached screen shot.
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portions of edited shapefile will not draw

I edited a shapfile of approximately 1500+ pipe segments yesterday in QGIS. When opened today (first in ArcMAP by another user) only about 10% of the pipes were drawn. The same happened when the ...
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How to eliminate polygon overlap areas in QGIS?

Is there a way to remove polygon overlaps within the same layer using QGIS, preferably removing the overlap area of the biggest polygon (having the greatest surface)? All of my polygons are in the ...
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Extending line by adding point at end of it using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.8 to modify a line. I need to add a point on one end of this line, and then move this new point further away, leaving the original end point in the same place. I can manage to create ...
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Editing a KML File

I want to delete ALL popups on a (segmented) line in my KML file. I have opened the file in Open Office and need to do a "Find and Replace" for these instances. Would it be deleting all and ? And ...
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Finding diameter of pipes on either side of valves using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS desktop 10.2 and I need to find the diameter of pipes which are either side of a particular valve. There are over 2000 of these valves on my map so I'll need some sort of tool. The ...
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Merge lines where point feature class exists

I have a polyline feature class and a point feature class. Two lines from the polyline feature class come together (in most cases they are snapped together) where a point exists in the point feature ...
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How can I find that which user edited my layer by GeoExplorer?

How can I find that which user edited my layer by GeoExplorer? I have Geoserver with a number of user that are able to edit my layers. Is it possible for to understand which user edited a specified ...
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Template for Feature Edit Popup in GeoExplorer

I need to customize GeoExplorer (OpenGeoSuite). I have to create an input mask for a point layer in editing (create and modify tools). When I insert a point, GeoExplorer shows a popup with attributes ...
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Correcting polygon geometry so edges can be reshaped to match that of subsequent layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two layers; a polygon layer representing maritime boundaries/economic areas of countries in the world and another polygon layer representing all countries but with a detailed coastline. In the ...
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Modifying DEM elevation data in QGIS using a polygon

I've tried searching through the existing questions but am struggling to find a succinct answer to what I am trying to achieve. For background, I am running a flood model in TUFLOW to help support a ...