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

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Editing QGIS point layer: retrieve attributes of intersecting line layer

I'm creating a custom editing form using QGIS 2.0 and would like to modify the mouse event when creating a point. I've gotten a start by reading this thread: How to programatically check for a mouse ...
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Is it possible to copy and paste features in an online Edit function?

Using the ESRI JS API, is it possible to select a feature and then create buttons to copy and paste that feature? This would be done using the Editor Widget. If its possible to do this, but only ...
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How can I move and resize features with an ArcView license?

this might be a silly question but I have a problem with moving features in ArcGis 10. I'm only using the ArcView license so the editing tool "representation" is deactivated. Is there an easy way to ...
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easy way to snap lines to perpendicular

I am editing a set of sewer lines and points so that they match their GPS locations, and I was wondering if there was a fluid way to snap vertices so that they retain perpendicularity, in ArcMap 10.1. ...
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Batch Clip (Editing Session)

I'm trying to correct some topology errors in my geodatabase, now focusing on two feature classes: grass and buildings. They must not overlap. However, there are plenty of spaces where the grass was ...
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What software for direct editing of a DBF file?

I am currently processing GPS log data from my holiday and need to add information to the points. I remember I used OpenOffice and later LibreOffice to directly edit the files but currently I am ...
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changing central meridian in QGIS causes problems [duplicate]

I want to change the central meridian of my world map (WGS84) in QGIS from 0 to -80. The problem is that this distorts the map every time I try it. This is what I do: go to Settings/Custom CRS ...
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How to activate edit tools

I have opened a project I worked on earlier on another machine, but the edit tools are not active, so i cant turn on editing to change a layer. What is the reason for them to be gray, and how can i ...
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Field calculator error and Geoprocessing results window empty

I need to use the field caculator for a new field that I have just added but I keep getting the following error: The problem is that when I open the Geoprocessing Results window is just completly ...
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Compacting ESRI file geodatabases…good practice?

Is there a way to quantify the effect of compacting your ESRI file geodatabase(s) on editing performance? I currently use ArcInfo(10.0). I have a 769 MB fgdb that holds my most used/edited datalayers ...
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Select feature or graphics for editing geometry

i research about selecting feature or graphics for editing geometry and i found geometry editor sample but in this sample only you can add new feature after adding, you can not select and edit. Now i ...
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Use of Copy / Paste when editing attribute tables in QGIS

I have a number of polygon attribute tables with columns that I want to update with new information. Is there a way of (relatively) quickly editing info in attribute tables in QGIS eg such as using ...
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How to split multiple polygon layer into multiple layers by vertices parts?

I have a layer in Arcmap 10 that was brought over from Auto CAD (layer A). This layer has multiple polygon shapes. I need to split these shapes from layer A, and place them into their own layers. ...
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Using polygon layers to cut holes in other layers

I have a number of polygons in a layer (old rehabilitation areas) and want to be able to selectively bring one to top and use this to cut a hole in the others and fill this with the cutting polygon ...
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Multiuser Editing with ArcGIS through LAN

I am working on an ArcObjects application (C#), which is supposed to carry some customized editing operations, the database is ArcSDE based on Postgresql via (accessible via a LAN network). One ...
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How to “Apply Edits” to an ArcGIS Server edit session using Python

ArcGIS Server allows the user to apply edits in an editable layer. Eg the sample layer at http://sampleserver6.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/Military/FeatureServer/3/applyEdits will accept a ...
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Editing blank feature class in ArcMap

I'll try to describe my problem the best I can. I'm very new to ArcGIS. I have a jpeg showing an old map of NYC zones. I was able to georeference this image with a shapefile of NYC blocks. I wish to ...
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Track Spatial and Attribute Edits By Date and User

I do a lot of editing in ArcGIS for several users for numerous datasets. It's very important for the user's to know when I've updated certain spatial or attribute features in the dataset. I created ...
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Non-deletion of nodes in QGIS

I've come across an annoying irritation. I have a .SHP converted from MapInfo which consists of a large number of features, a lot of which are made up of a whole heap of combined/multipart polygons. ...
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Where is the Production Editing Toolbar?

I'm having trouble finding the production editing toolbar in arcgis 10.1. Is it part of an add on extension?
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How to split multiple lines into equal parts or overcome split tool limitation using Basic or Standard license?

I would like to split multiple lines into equal aproximately 10m lengths. (Line length / 10m = number of segments) The split tool can only split one selected feature at a time. To overcome this I can ...
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v.edit break: how to loop through XY coordinates on using GRASS on Windows 7

Trying to follow the suggestions on this thread: splitting a lines layer using points However, how to do so in a windows environment using the GRASS command console is beyond me, so I'm attempting ...
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Is there a tool to track edits that were made?

Is there a tool/report that keeps track of what edits were made that I could run prior to or after reconciling my versions? This would help me to know if there are any changes I need to make to any ...
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Custom Metadata Stylesheet

I am looking to create my own custom metadata stylesheet using the metadata toolkit in 10.1. Has anyone been successful in doing this or has another suggestion on how I can create my own custom ...
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How to set up ArcGIS Online application to let non-logged users add data?

I know that it's possible to create an ArcGIS Online application which allow non-logged users to add data. Here's the example (sorry, it's in Polish): ...
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Rings not displaying on .TAB import to .SHP save

I have some strange behaviour happening when importing a MapInfo .TAB file into QGIS. One feature contains internal rings which are ok on initial import but do not show on the first .SHP save. I can ...
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How to edit overlapping lines?

I am trying to edit bus routes in QGIS. Multiple bus routes can run on the same street. When I want to change one bus route, I select one of them, then I enable editing mode. With the Node tool, I ...
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keeping track of edited features QGIS

Does anyone know of a way to keep track of last added or edited features in QGIS? A kind of Editor Tracking tool.
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How to automatically add identical new polygons to a layer?

I am seeking a way, using QGIS, to automatically add polygon features identical to others on the layer. In this case, they are water valves on a water network. Anyone know of a user-friendly way to ...
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Creating Parallel Road Lines

I am aware of the "Copy Parallels" option from the editing toolbar. It works fine when I'm dealing with 1000 roads or so, but when I need to create parallels for 300,000 roads it takes a long time, as ...
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Adding geometry to rows with missing X,Y inArcGIS

I have a table with X, Y data that contains many rows with still missing coordinates. Now I would like to edit it in ArcGIS 10 and simply add the geometry for selected lines after identifying the ...
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expanding atributte window during typing in ArcPad

I want to customize my ArcPad and I need add one ability, which I cannot change: To expand (widen) atributte window during writting in ArcPad. It means, when I'm typing an atributte, when running out ...
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Saving edits slowing down (QGIS 2.01)

QGIS 2.01 on Windows 8 I have a polygon layer which I edit in QGIS 2.01. Editing (cutting, deleting, editing new polygons with attributes) works fine. I am saving the changes after every edit or so ...
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Spatial references do not match when editing geometric network

I have been editing a geometric network. Since yesterday, one thing changed. I am now not able to edit the pipes in the geometric network. I get a "spatial references do not match" error. Nothing else ...
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edit aggregate polygons

i have one file, with 32000 record ,its polygons for city ,when i want to merge some polygons for get one rooftop polygon from many polygons ,this new polygon remove or it's have unwanted lines ...
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attribute table in qgis wont save custom values

I am trying to edit a point shapefile in qgis and I have editing on for that layer, I have added a new column for the custom data, I have set it to text and have 8 characters allowed in the column ...
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Edit KML with the mouse in QGIS: is it possible?

In google maps, and more recently in Google Maps Engine Lite, you can create a Track/LineString by clicking with the mouse along a route, delete some intermediate point, drag the midpoint of a segment ...
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Does QGIS attribute edit form support “relationship” data?

Consider I have a geometry table having one-to-many relationship with a no-geometry table. When I create a feature (geometry), I would like to be able to add the relative no-geometry table data in the ...
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Esri File GDB multi-user edit through QGIS

I have an Esri File GDB with relationship classes. I would like to import this GDB in PostgreSQL or MSSQL to enable multi-user edit through QGIS (dufour) tool. What are the steps/procedures to ...
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Extend Polyline in ArcGIS without intersecting line

I am trying to extend the ends of each line I have in a seismic survey 2 miles. I have tried using the extend line (Editor) tool but it needs an intersecting line to move to. Does anyone know how to ...
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Save WFS layers multiple records with geoext editor grid

How can I save multiple records after modification with geoext editor grid? The saving is working fine if I modify only one of the records, but it fails when I try to save multiple modifications. I ...
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Repeat the same edit on several layers

For a project we have a master polygon layer which is the basis for a few "produced" layers. These produced layers may contain some of the original features and fields, and also additional ...
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How to enter metes and bounds descriptions in ArcMap with only a Basic license?

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 Basic without extensions. How can I convert a metes and bounds description such as below? For example, 47 degrees, is there a way you can convert the degrees ...
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GeoDa crashes when loading shapefiles

I'm trying to load around 6000 shapefiles (all the postcodes for a city) into GeoDa but it crashes everytime ("OpenGeoDa.exe has stopped working"). Their troubleshooting page details this problem but ...
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How to keep track of edited location?

With large datasets, how do you guys keep track of where you have edited across the map? For instance, I am editing a city's waterline and water valve data. I estimate using a 1:400 average zoom ...
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Snapping “Point to Line” Results to Correct Streets

Here is the problem I am facing. After geocoding some addresses, I used the "point to line" tool. Some long streets with minimal matching address points created long lines that intersect the road ...
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How to store the CHANGES to a map database

I'm looking into providing a map amendment service for a particular map series. The service will help map owners look into the changes made to the operational features of the map, after the map was ...
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Move Polygons with snap from edge to edge

I have such a basic question, but can't find any solution. I have some hundred rectangular Polygons and want to move them to other, already existing Polygons. The borders of these polygons should ...
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how to fix greyed out edit button

I created a QGIS map, which I was able to edit (right click on layer and select toggle edit, or use button in tool bar). Having returned to work on the plan, most layers now have this button greyed ...
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ArcGIS Autoincrement field for file geodatabase using domains

I have read this thread "Autoincrement field when New Feature added" which suggests a python script to autoincrement a field. Can anyone say if there is anyway to do this using domains or any other ...