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

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ArcGIS 10.2 Shp File Read-only

How do you make the shapefile a Read-only so the client can not make any edits using 10.2.2 ArcGIS. It is not within a geodatabase, just a stand alone shapefile. I am using Windows 8
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Editing curved annotation - unable to add vertex to baseline sketch, move bezier curve handles independently

It appears as though I am unable to add a vertex to a curved annotation during an editing session in ArcMap. When the annotation is right-clicked, the box to add or delete a vertex appears, but the ...
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Moving polygons to points

I have a polygon shapefile that corresponds to a point shapefile in the same projection. I need to move the polygons so that the vertices line up with the points. Right now they are about 3 feet off ...
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Cannot enable “Track Edits” on ArcGIS Online Feature Layer

I have a feature layer that is published to ArcGIS Online and being edited by users there. I am not able to enable "Track Edits" for this feature layer. Under the feature layer properties, when I ...
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How can one modify map service legend (specifically raster layer)?

I've got the raster layer in my map service, which in fact is created automatically by asynchronous GP service as its output result ("View results with a map service" option). The raster is symbolized ...
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Why does one polygon disappear when merging in edit mode?

I want to merge some polygons into one using the merge tool. But when doing so, one of the polygons just disappears (see screenshot 2). Why does this happen? When I use the simplify tool before, it ...
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How to ensure lines are closed?

I often use closed lines to cut polygons on another layer. When a line is not closed the cutting operation fails. Is there an out-of-the-box tool that can easily tell me that a line is not closed ...
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Unable to create multiversion view in ArcSDE 10.2 and Oracle 11g

I couldnt create a multiversion view using 10.2. I registered feature dataset as versioned, it created MV view for one class but didnt create the MV view for the other one. Even I tried creating the ...
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Snapping one vector layer to another

Is there anyway to snap one set of vectors to its nearest neighbor vector in another feature class? For example, I have a road feature class and a feature class of bridges and I want to snap the ...
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How can I enable a file to be edited if ArcMap won't let me edit it already?

I have two wetland layers. One file downloaded from the National Wetland Inventory and one from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services. Both layers were downloaded through MassGIS's Online Mapping ...
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Identify feature which is set for editing

While creating custom tool for ArcMap I found problem which couldn't be solved even with try-catch block. When start editing I must to choose which layer I want to edit (if they are from different ...
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How to create a simple Web-Application using ArcGIS-Server? [duplicate]

my organizsation uses ArcGIS Server to serve geodata stored in MSSQL with an SDE. There are many departments that use the web clients to view information, but there are no web applications that allow ...
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basic gpx editor

I'd like to do some basic editing to my GPX files which I record from my mobile. Features I'm looking for are: open GPX file display data of GPX overlayed on a map (google, bing, whatever) select ...
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How to create a series of points along multiple polylines at once in ArcMap 10

I have a series of polylines that represent linear vegetation (shelterbelts, etc). I need to convert these to a series of points equally spaced in order to add them to a different shapefile that ...
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Gaps and overlaps appear after cutting a previously topologically clean shapefile?

I'm using QGIS 2.2 and I have a polygon shapefile which was created by someone else. I have managed to get the shapefile to a topologically clean state by running v.clean but when I tried to cut the ...
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“Node tool: could not snap to a segment on the current layer” message

I have a strange issue. Editing a layer with node tool I get always the following message: "Node tool: could not snap to a segment on the current layer." This error happens to me even with a fresh ...
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Using arcpy.da.editor on a transactional version raising errors

I've run up against a wall trying to get an edit session to work on a version. These are the scenarios Ive gone through in the code and their error mesages: Setting up an edit session not as a ...
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Equivalent of excel Alt+Enter in attribute table?

On excel, you can do "carriage return", that is, jump a line, using Alt+enter within a cell. When I copy a cell from excel in my attribute table, this format is respected. I can find no way to write ...
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Is it possible editing data inside QGIS Server?

I need to modify some field, for example i have a polygon but i would like to add a picture or pdf to it, so if someone click on the polygon he could see the picture or a document. Is it possible ...
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QGIS Forms - How Do I Display a Read-Only Value?

Older versions of QGIS had an "Immutable" option for form fields to make it obvious that data was read-only. How do I display values in the current version and make it obvious that they are ...
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OpenLayers: programmatically fire ModifyFeature event

Does anyone know how to programmatically simulate a vector feature click that puts this feature from normal mode: to modifyfeature mode: I only have one feature inside the vectors layers and i ...
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Bug with Editor Widget (disappearing custom fields)

I may have found a bug with the Editor Widget in the JS API v3.11; I've tested this in IE9 and IE11, and it doesn't occur in the latest versions of Firefox and Chrome. The customFields disappear when ...
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QGIS freezes after making and saving many edits to a layer

I work with QGIS 2.4 on windows 7. The problem occurs when I work on a layer and save it many times. After a random number of saves, pressing the save button once more causes QGIS to freeze, all ...
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Using QGIS and PostGIS for multi-user capabilities, similar to ArcSDE for ArcGIS [duplicate]

I have previously used ArcSDE technology with Microsoft SQL Server to allow for multi-user database editing. My ESRI licenses have recently ran out and I have been using QGIS for my GIS work. I am ...
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Editing data with Server Object Extension?

Is it possible to use an interface such as IWorkspaceEdit within an Server Object Extension to create new features or update data in a geodatabse? Perhaps this can only be done through a managed ...
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Is it possible to turn off bezier curve smoothing of freehand feature editing in ArcGIS 10.2?

I am trying to create a very specific feature using the freehand tool under "Create Features". Once you complete a section of the feature it is automatically simplified using bezier curves. At the ...
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Breaking connecting between features (Editor tool)

I snapped a series of lines to a point (The ? symbol on the picture). Now, I am trying to unsnap them so I can connect them to their respective line I just created. My question is simple. How do I ...
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Make FeatureClass that has a FileGeodatabase data source editable?

I wasn't able to find any documentation on this, but is it possible to use the Editor widget in the Esri JS API to edit a FeatureLayer whose data source is that's stored in a FileGeodatabase? I've ...
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Unable to edit map in ArcGIS

For some reason I am unable to edit my map in ArcGIS. When I click 'start editing' on the editor toolbar, I get the following error message: I've ensured that my field names in the Excel table ...
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Unable to plot values for individual fields in my table using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm having problems adding tabular data to an ArcGIS project and need some help! Example of my table is below (please note that the fields have been edited since the capture was taken to remove any ...
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Disappearing attribute values

Using ArcMap 10.1, I’m editing values in a feature class which was sent to me from within my organization. I realized I had a problem when trying to change the symbology of this feature class- the ...
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Create Features Using Feet Temporarily

I do a lot of parcel editing and have it in a topology set to a UTM coordinate system. 99% of all survey plans I add into the parcel fabric are using metres as there unit. That 1% of the time I get a ...
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Modifying a WMS feature in POSTGIS with Openlayers

I have a WMS layer that i'm using to display complex features to the users. It was really the main reason i chose GeoServer, because rendering all the vectors, made it painfully slow. Like GeoServer ...
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Adding new record with specific coordinates into shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to create a new point record in my shapefile. When I use the Create Features tool in the Editor tool, I can click anywhere on my map to create a point, but when I go into the attribute table to ...
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Can PostGIS and QGIS provide dependable multi-user editing?

After considering a few options, I'm trying to give my 15-20 QGIS 2.2 users the ability to concurrently view/edit one or two basic point PostGIS layers, largest one has just 16,000 records. I've ...
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Automate Splitting Polygons Into Sections

I've searched for similar problems on this topic but can't find a solution. I need to split many, many, many cemetery sections into 8 (mostly) equal pieces each. Each section is for the most part ...
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QGIS Freehand editing plug-in: blocked attribute table

I can't save object after drawing by Freehand editing plug-in. I suppose it will be connected with creating some (special) column in the table. Could anyone suggest a solution?
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How to save the edit widget setting in a style or layer definition file?

I am using QGIS 2.4 on Windows 7 installed by the OSGeo4W-installer. I want to save the "edit widget"-settings in a style to use them after loading in a different vector layer. The problem: If I ...
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Attribute inspector not editable - FLEX or Javascript

I am using ArcGIS 10.2. I have an application that is using the editor and the attribute inspector. I need to add a string showing the current date to a field. Everything works but after creating the ...
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Unable to edit PostgreSQL/PostGIS layers in ArcMap 10.2.2

I am connected to the database, have added a layer, started edit session, but I am unable to edit the attributeeo table of said layer. ArcMap tells me that it is not an editable layer. When ...
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Rotating geometry to specific angle using pyqgis?

I do not know how to rotate a geometry using pyqgis. Is there any sample/example code available to show me how?
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Is it possible to edit geographic data over the web in QGIS cloud or QGIS server?

I'm looking for something similar to the ArcGis Server example but based on QGIS. Could anybody tell me where I can get more information about functionalities like this?
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Does ArcMap 10.2.1 no longer listen for DELETE key?

We've noticed that in ArcMap 9.3 we could select a feature on the map (while editing of course) and just press the delete key on the keyboard to delete the feature. ArcMap 10.2.1 does nothing when ...
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Cannot toggle ''edit'' of shapefile in QuantumGIS 1.8

My problem is as follows: I imported a number of shapefiles from a .gpx-file from a gps-device. Each shapefile contains a number of waypoints. For the study I am doing, I need to give all of them ...
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vb.net arcobjects determine 'create features' on which layer

When I create new feature in editing session, I need to determine the new created feature is in which layer because after that have further more action on the layer. I wonder can this be done in ...
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Cant find Define Line Portion tool

I am following the procedure on this help page: http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//00390000002z000000 However when at step 3, I can't seem to find the Define Line Portion ...
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Start session edit on a specific layer on the map?

I created a GIS using ArcObjects, my application needs to be connected with a geodatabase stored in SQL Server. I used ARCSDE to connect my application to the database and when the database is ...
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A library to edit geometry in C#

For my windows application, I am looking for a method to edit vertexes and geometry of features that are stored in a SQL Server database. I just want a simple function for dividing polygons into 3 ...
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ArcMap trace the creation/modification/deletion events by windows user for all changes (not only the latest change)

I want to check whether there is a way to trace all the creation, modification and deletion events in the editing session. What I aware now is how to get the latest updated information of an object in ...
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How do I save a polygon once I have created it in editor?

I am attempting to create a new polygon. I go to ArcCatolog>New>Shapefile and make sure Feature type is set to polygon. I create the polygon and if I click save edits or stop editing, it disappears. ...