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

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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to create a printable data sheet when using edit widget “value realtion” in QGIS 2.0?

I created a spatiaLite Database with a point layer (every point is a tree). Additional I created several tables to fill the columns of the spatial layer with attributes using the editing widget “value ...
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Editing of vector layer programmatically with QGIS

I'm trying to edit vector layer using Python console and have couple of questions. Why this approach doesn't work and I have to use canvas.refresh? If I will use this code not in python console but in ...
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Without Proxy page can't use IE8 and IE9 for Editing and Buffer

The server where my editing application is hosted does not allow a proxy page because of outgoing calls restriction. This makes it difficult for IE8 and IE9 since using CORS is not an option as there ...
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How to randomly subset X% of selected points?

What methods are available in ArcGIS 10.2 to randomly subset a selection of points. For example, in the attached screenshot I am interested in keeping 20% of the selected points and deleting the ...
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How to activate a layer in QGIS layers legend

How can I activate a layer in qgis map legend automatically using python code . I am using qgis.utils.iface.setActiveLayer(self.theLayerToEdit) but the layer is still not checked in the maplegend. ...
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Change field attribute in one column based on Domain value from another field using Field Calculator

When I am editing a feature class, I want to automatically populate another field base on one column in the table. Here are the fields and data I am working with. Proj_Code, Proj_Name DA, Dawn Lake ...
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Why can't I edit attribute table imported through 'text as layer'

I imported the coordinates from an Excel table. They show as single points as intended. Now I want to add columns to the attribute table, but I'm not able to edit it. I wanted to import the following ...
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Error: cannot acquire a lock when editing in ArcMap 10.1

We have a problem with a shapefile feature class. Periodically it will not save edits with an error message as the following: Cannot save edits; cannot acquire a lock Working in 10.1 with a ...
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Problem of linear records with zero shape length and no geometry in attribute table

I am working with a bicycle and pedestrian facility file geodatabase in ArcMap. I noticed a some of the records in the shapefiles/feature classes have a shape length of zero in the shape length ...
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Help with getting the coordinates of a point updated using ESRI JS API Editor

I've been working with ESRI's javascript API for about a week and finding that somethings click while other things are still a mystery to me. I've already created a simple web map that loads an ...
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Edit Sketch options for digitizing polygons

Trying my hand at building a methodology on QGIS as opposed to ESRI, and I'm having some issues with simple digitizing of irregular polygons. The edit sketch graphic that appears when adding a new ...
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How To Show Percentages By Coloring Polygons in QGIS?

I am trying to produce a map with QGIS that has counties shaded according to the percentage of people born in a US Region. For example, counties with a high percentage of people born in the South ...
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How to use UUID Generator in Qgis 2

I try to generate a UUID (edit widget) for a vector shapefile in qgis 2 but the field value is always NULL. Does the field requirea specific datatype? I used integer. In the manual I found the info ...
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How to fill a hole in a multi-polygon layer on QGIS 2?

I need to fill a hole in a multi-polygon layer on QGIS 2.0. I've set the snapping option for the layer as follows : mode: to vertex and segment tolerance 4 pixels avoid intersection "enabled" ...
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JS API - onDrawEnd firing twice

I have a simple editing application with the following code: startEditing : function(template) { var drawingTool = template.template.drawingTool; switch(drawingTool) { case ...
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ArcGIS Javascript - Editor API methods?

I was looking at the API for the ArcGIS Editor widget (esri.dijit.editing.Editor), and I couldn't find a list of methods that are on the widget. I've seen other examples online that call destroy(), ...
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How many interior and exterior rings can a polygon have in a standard ArcGIS shapefile?

working with GDAL/OGR library and studying these two slides about geometries and vector data in the OGR library: slide 1 slide 2 I found that a polygon can have an exterior ring and lots of ...
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ArcGIS Javascript Editor - showAttributesOnClick feature

I'm using the Editor dijit to add feature to my map. I was looking at one of the online samples, which mentions a "showAttributesOnClick" setting in the description. When I look at the code in that ...
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Edit shapefile using modelbuilder [closed]

I have got the folloving problem: I need to change some of the values of one attribute in my point shapefile. I want to do it in modelbuilder, but I dont know how. I have found a script which can do ...