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

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Adding Special Nodes to OSM Data for pgRouting

I am currently creating a system to route pedestrian to open areas. I used OSM data and osm2po to parse the data for pgRouting. Now, I want to create new nodes with an additional attribute or flag to ...
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Viewing Edit Tracking History on Feature Service hosted at ArcGIS Online?

Is there a way to view the edit history of a specific feature service or feature? I have enabled edit tracking and have been doing fieldwork for 2 weeks now. I want to see how the data has changed ...
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Removing non-interactable “ghost” points

Non-professional here, working with ArcGIS 10.3 mapping soil data for an agricultural study and I have an issue with residual point features from a file I thought I removed. After I turn off all of ...
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Features lost when creating “Local copy for editing”

I want to edit a hosted feature service from AGOL (no server). I followed the steps to create a local copy for editing, however when I do this - not all of the features exist in the local copy. I ...
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Breaking down a line into segments with different classifications

I'm new working in QGIS and my GIS skills are rusty. I have a polyline that is based on a road network. The segments are based on road data from NS gov't. I need to classify some of those segments ...
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Is it possible to delete only the graphical component [closed]

I use QGIS 2.10 and a Shapefile. This File contain a large attribute table and shows the data on the map like points. in short words,every thing is fine. My question is, is it possible to delete only ...
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Constructing geodetic lines

I am trying to construct a geodetic line between destinations. I have followed two guides without luck. This are the steps I've done: I created a polyline shapefile and named it "Distance" I went to ...
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How do you retrieve an accidentally deleted point in an ArcGIS Web Mapping Application?

Hypothetical scenario: I've shared an ArcGIS Web Mapping Application with non-tech-savvy staff members. One of the staff members accidentally deletes a point within the Web Mapping Application. Is ...
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ArcMap 10.3.1 Editor Message: “A layer for PROJECT_LINES was not found…”

When editing a feature class stored in Oracle Spatial, I am receiving 3 warning messages upon stopping the edit session: There are 2 more after pressing OK - PROJECT_POINTS and PROJECT_POLYGONS. I ...
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QGIS 2.12 attribute table update question

I'm trying to fill in a whole lot of cells in the same column of an attribute table all at once using the field calculator. Am I on the right track with the following expression? "Author" || example ...
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Creating feature template in blank map of ArcMap?

I understand how to create features with existing templates, but what if the map has no templates to begin with and no layers to use to create them; say, just a basemap? Is there a way within ArcMap ...
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Unable to edit PostGIS DB using QGIS 2.10, works on 2.8

I have data in PostGIS DB which I need to edit with QGIS. I created a project file with QGIS 2.10. I was able to connect and open the PostGIS database, but ran into problems when I tried to edit DB ...
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Error when stop editing a feature in ArcPy [closed]

I want to make changes in a feature attribute table that is an edge source of a Network dataset. In the next step, I need to rebuild the Network to make the changes take efect. The problem is that, ...
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Editor toolbar disappears whenever mxd is re-opened

We just switched to ArcGIS 10.3.1 from 10.2.2 at work. I've noticed that when I start to edit a feature, the Editor toolbar appears. I dock, customize it a bit, make and save some edits, and close the ...
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How to update a DATE field when moving PostGIS geometry in QGIS?

I've been correcting our address point file using various methods to identify points that need to be corrected, with the final step being a manual move the point (or by the Numerical Vertex Edit) to ...
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Displayed labels that are NOT in attribute tables. What/where are they?

I have a map with two .shps added in the layer, one is a polygon and these polys have labels displayed that are NOT in either of the attribute tables. How would I go about finding these labels that ...
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How to remove a node in QGIS

I want to remove some nodes from a shape file using QGIS 2.10.1 I enable editing I click on the Node Tool I click on a node I want to select (it turns blue) However, once I select this node I am ...
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Digitizing short cut for split tool function? [duplicate]

I do alot of digitizing and rather than have to keep moving the cursor up to the split tool on the tool bar I wondered if anybody know if there was a shortcut available to speed up the process?
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Keeping record of lock files when editing geodatabases using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In my organization, my group edits several Geodatabases and I am trying to find a way to keep track of them when GDBs are edited. Is there an Esri function or possible an Excel script that would ...
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Merge without dissolve in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am trying to merge several polygons in a feature dataset into one. Normally I would use a simple merge but the issue is that merge automatically dissolves. I on the other hand want to have them all ...
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Editing imported attributes in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have finally completed my first ArcGIS-task, creating a shapefile containing poligons which mark designated spaces as well as installed facilities. The more than 450 facilities have a whole lot of ...
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Grid tracing not wanted when using Trace tool for editing in ArcGIS for Desktop?

So I am using the trace tool to complete polygons. The problem I am running into is that the trace tool will run along my grid lines. This is easily avoided if the polygon is easily distinguishable ...
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Editing multiple layers using QGIS?

I'm wondering how to edit multiple layers, maybe standalone. I have 2 shapefiles. 1 line and 1 point What i want is the following: When i select a line, then the line and the point shape has to go ...
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Deleting anomalous points in *.lasd using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop. I have a raw .las file that I have brought into an ArcGIS .lasd file format. The raw data has several anomalous points; i.e. the maximum elevation for any point ...
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Display changes in map layer while editing attribute table in qgis

I am new to qgis. I would like to see changes on the map in real time while I am editing the associated attribute file. Currently, I have the poly id field labels turned on. I cannot see the ...
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Entering data down column using tab or return key in QGIS for Mac?

I have many shapefiles that require I manually populate data fields in an attribute table. I am using QGIS in a Mac system. For speed and efficiency, I prefer to use the tab or return carriage to ...
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Freehand editing without holding down mouse button in QGIS?

I am trying to delineate wetlands using satellite imagery in QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa. I'm using the Freehand Editing plugin. Is there a way to draw polygons without having to hold down the mouse button, ...
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Listening for edit events through dockable window using ArcObjects?

I am creating a dockable window that allows users to select features of a particular featureclass, iterate through records in the featureclass, populate textboxes with certain attributes, and edit ...
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QGIS 2.10 Edit shape files saving only once

I'm have some trouble while editing my shape files. I can save only once. So what I have to do is to save as another file, add to QGIS and edit again. Save as another file... And on and on... Does ...
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Snapping of ArcGIS Online features fails in ArcGIS pro

I'd like to edit a feature-layer that is published in ArcGIS Online with ArcGIS pro. I urgently require the snapping function. However, after enabling snapping I can only snap to the feature that is ...
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Toggling selected feature when using Node Tool of QGIS?

Does anyone know of a way, when using the Node tool in QGIS to edit a polygon, to choose or toggle which feature (within the same layer) is being selected if they share a boundary? It seems to just ...
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ArcGIS Server JavaScript: copy attribute from feature snapped to

I have an application that allows the user to add a point (in this case, pipe breaks) and snap to a line (water main). I have been asked to pre-populate one of the attributes in the point feature ...
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This operation is not allowed while editing error

When I tried to delete a feature, I got :This operation is not allowed while editing" error when I wanted to refresh version. The related code is: 'Start Editing Operation lpWorkSpaceEdit....
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Editing shapefiles

I have a heavy editing job coming up and I was thinking of creating different version of the same shapefile and have multiple people work on it. What is the best way or is there a way to check an ...
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How to refine a gpx track and set additional points on existing road network?

I am trying to refine/populate gpx tracks recorded by a GPS device. I would like to add 1 or 2 points between each gpx point recorded and snap these additional points to roads. I am using essentially ...
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What data format to do temporary editing with QGIS before committing it to a RDBMS?

I am trying to create a temporary spatial data from a PostGIS database that a user can do the editing on. Currently, I have a service that returns GeoJSON from the PostGIS database. But I don't think ...
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Stretchingt geometry (shapes) up to desired point in any direction using FME?

How to stretch geometry -line, up to desired point in any direction in FME?
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How to edit “Self Intersecting” polyline in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Trying to figure out how to edit a self intersecting polyline (Interstate Ramp) such that I end up with a from node, self intersection loop, then end node. I'm using ArcGIS Version 10.3 and the ...
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Does moving vertexes split them?

When i try to move my vertexes from my line feature in QGIS 2.10, the line is getting "separated", also when i delete the vertexes my line is getting holes. Any ideas why?
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Editing with projected coordinate system defined for data frame

I am looking for some confirmation on my understanding of the information message Spatial Reference Does Not Match that I receive when starting an edit session. I have been told by so many that you ...
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Is it possible to set the layer which the trace tool traces?

Let's say I have at least 3 Layers. I want to reshape a polygon of layer 1, tracing a polygon from layer 2. This is no problem if you have only those 2 layers. But now I need layer 3 (or 3 to 10) ...
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Multiuser editing coupled with Google Street view?

I am currently looking for an interface with two essential features: Ability for multiple users to edit data simultaneously Ability for all users to use Google Street View within interface (As an ...
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PostgreSQL trouble editing points / lines / polygons in QGIS

I have a problem with postgresql and QGIS : I can add points/lines/polygons and fillup field But I can't : delete points/lines/polygons modify points/lines/polygons (move or modify field) ex : ...
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Deleting multiple polygons at once in ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a cloud mask shapefile that accidentally identified buildings as clouds. I want to delete this mass of polygons in Arcmap 10.1 by highlighting all of them and pressing delete. Then re-saving ...
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QGIS 2.8.2 Wien - Editing problem

I am using QGIS 2.8.2 with Windows 7. After loading the files, I cannot edit them. Even when I select one entity, editing buttons are still in grey and cannot be used. Does someone know how to solve ...
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In QGIS, add to existing dem tiles and expand corresponding contour coverage within a project

In my first QGIS project I have dozens of digitized layers that have spread beyond the contour and dem tile area that I started with. Please recommend how to safely expand or replace the dem and ...
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Enable editing only one feature in a Polygon Layer using PyQGIS

I was thinking of locking neighboring polygons (parcels) by disabling editing on them, while editing would be possible on the polygon at the center. This means other polygons can also be edited in ...
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Dealing with Null Values in Destination Table After Editing with ArcGIS Relationship Class?

I have an ArcGIS geodatabase that contains one origin feature class linked to multiple standalone tables by Simple one-to-many Relationship Classes. The foreign keys in the destination tables are all ...
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Need to edit info to new column for label and concatenate information which is alphanumeric

I need to end up with the following: Jones, H.L. A-345 The data is entered into Survey Name (as string). Survey Abstract #is entered as "345" I need to add "A-" to the number, and then concatenate ...
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How to edit a shape which the toggle Edit buttom is noot enable in QGIS?

I just download a shape file (polyline) from internet and I would like to do some modification in the line, but the Toggle Editing buttom is not enable. It seems that the file is locked and is not ...