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

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How to adjust the tolerance when showing vertices with the V key (ArcGIS)

When in the editing mode in ArcMap, it is possible to approach the mouse cursor close enough to a feature and press the V key. This will show the vertices of the feature. However, you need to move ...
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How can i set permission to user for web editing using ArcGIS silverlight API

I want to develop a webGIS using ArcGIS silverlight api 3.1 . I'm using ArcGIS for server 10.2 , sql server 2012 .The Database is registered in ArcGIS Server. The webGIS must have an editing ...
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Snapping leaves small gap between features in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using classic snapping in ArcGIS 10.1. At the scale (1:5,000) that I'm using to snap the edge of one rectangular feature to the edge of another rectangular feature, snapping seems to work fine. ...
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Snapping polygons while reshaping edges?

I have two Polygons, A and B, in two shapefiles. Is there any automatic way to reshape the edge of Polygon A according to the edge of Polygon B?
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Stretching the polygon layer into another polygon layer [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to stretch the blue layer into the white one? I would like to fit the districts (the blue layer) into the city (the white layer), but I don't have any idea how to do it with ...
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Copy and paste a DXF Polygon from Deed Plotter to a Shapefile in ArcViewer troubles

I am creating an easement layer in ArcViewer by using Deed Plotter to create the shape of the easement and then adding the dxf file as a layer in ArcViewer. Then I start an edit session, editing the ...
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How to add a point to existing attribute record, rather than edit attributes of an existing point?

I'm using ArcGIS 10 to create point data. Normally I would start an edit session, select point as a construction tool, click where I want a point to be, and then go in and edit the attributes. Say I ...
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How to fix hatched symbol in polygons?

I want to create polygons which contain the hatch in this picture. Diagonals must intersect in the middle of squares. But when I change scale, the intersection moves. How can I fix the intersection? ...
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ArcMap, Editor and Geodatabase API edit session question

Say a feature class from a File GDB is added to ArcMap and an editing session on it is in progress. What happens if an add-in launched from the same ArcMap session tries to start an edit session using ...
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Editing attribute table on QGIS 2.2?

I work on QGIS 2.2, and I am unable to edit my attribute table to change the field type from string to double. I have gone through several tutorials. - I can not run the table manager plugin, ...
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Problem with editing in geotools 13.0

I have a problem with getting the ID of a newly created feature in the shapefile. I have a datasource / datastore that reads and writes to a shapefile. I create a feature, add it to the store and ...
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Not able to close custom edit form in ArcPad 10.2.2 using ok button

Summary of problem: I have problem with ArcPad in that the "ok" button on my custom edit forms is unresponsive when I am trying to add a new feature. Project set-up: I am using ArcMap 9.3.1 and ...
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Add point button missing from CartoDB?

I'm trying to add a point to a map that already has points (table imported from a public source). However I do not have the 'button' on the right hand side in my 'map view' to be able to add in my ...
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Features disappear when moved in edit session, but only sometimes

About 75% of the time, when I move a feature in an edit session the feature disappears. The feature remains in the attribute table, but when I zoom to it it doesn't exist anywhere. The rest of the ...
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ArcGIS Feature Service - Restrict Editing to Specific Feature Classes

In ArcGIS Server 10.1, is there a way to restrict editing rights on a Feature Service so that only specific feature classes can be edited?
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How do I update common fields in multiple feature classes with ArcPy?

I have a piece of code that I can use to update several fields in a specific feature class. I would like to use this code to update all of the feature classes in the data set. The data set would ...
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ArcGIS Javascript 3.12 ApplyEdits Issue

In my application I am drawing a freehand polygon, clicking a "Save" button and adding the polygon to my feature layer. This works correctly except when the polygon crosses itself (Image 1). When ...
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How to Buffer selected polygons within same feature class using ArcGIS Pro?

When editing in ArcMap a workflow I used to create a polygon feature with a donut polygon in the same feature class around it was to: Digitize the polygon Use the Buffer from the pulldown on the ...
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Planarize tool in ArcPy?

Is there a way to use the Planarize Tool (Editing tool) in a ArcPy script. I want to create a script for a question I posted and with the help of the community resolved that problem. Please see the ...
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Snapping issues with ArcMap in Virtual Box, Windows 8 guest? [closed]

I'm using a Linux host, Windows 8 guest, to run ArcMap 10.2. Snapping works, but only near the center of the window. If I go outside of an imaginary box from the center, snapping doesn't work. Is ...
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ArcGIS error: Unable to save edits. Raster dataset already exists

When I edit my attribute table then try to save edits an error message appears on my screen: "Unable to save edits. Raster dataset already exist." Why does this error message appear? My table of ...
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Layout points along a line at varying distances

I am new to QGIS, and have some minor experience with ArcGIS. I am trying to lay out sewer taps (connections) along existing sewer main lines in QGIS, from old construction notebooks. The lines run ...
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Creating Layer for Selected Features, then Moving it using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a frustrating problem with ArcGis 10.1. I rarely use this so don't really understand what is wrong. In an edit session I select a polygon. I would like to 'Create Layer for Selected Features'. ...
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Polygon vertex “duplication” in QGIS?

New QGIS user, Brighton 2.5. When creating or moving new vertex points of a recently-cut polygon (hence adjacent polygons) I get "duplicate" or "criss-crossed" lines beneath the former vertex ...
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How to unlock imported GeoJSON vector layer?

I have a map on geojson.io, with some fails that I need to correct. It has a feature to edit polygon's node but it's too tedious and hasn't "snapping" mode. So I've imported my .geoJSON, .shp, ....
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Reshaping polygon shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a polygon shapefile of my country, but the borders of it are not accurate (according to Google Earth maps borders). I searched the web and I could not find an accurate shapefile for the ...
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Creating End Nodes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there any way, other than Planarizing the lines, to create an end node automatically when snapping one line to the vertex of edge of another line.
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Widening Multiple Polygons at same time in ArcMap?

I am trying to edit polygons in the same feature class. I have a feature class which contain a number of polygons. I will need to increase the size of the polygons but only the width (the length has ...
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Editing related objects in ArcMap?

Using ArcCatalog, I created a relationship with the following parameters: Origin Table: Owner // a table Destination Table: Parcel // a feature class Relationship Type: Composite Message Direction: ...
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Merge Feature Records with Identical Parameters in Two Different Fields using ArcPy or SQL [SOLVED]

I'm trying to merge feature records based on identical parameters in two different fields using Python or SQL. I have a polygon feature class with ~800 records, that I've intersected with another ...
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Attribute table field default value not transfering to new edited features

Using ESRI ArcMap 10.0, in a versioned environment, we are in a geo-database and have a feature class with a default value populated in field properties. When we create a new feature using editing ...
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Qgis Vector editing

i think this is a pretty simple task, but im trying since two hours and cant find a way... i have a vector made in illustrator, i want to place it exactly on a place on the openstreetmap layer (i.e. ...
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Data Collection Solutions

I am seeking a new data collection software for a team of biologists who track migrating animals from planes through aerial telemetry. I currently use Delorme TOPO USA but when collecting point data ...
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Getting started with Web GIS development, especially vector editing? [duplicate]

I would like to start developing a GIS web application for mapping and editing vector data with attributes. I'm familiar with Desktop GIS (ArcGIS, QGIS) and basic SQL. I've also little experience with ...
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How to use SQL Server Spatial without ArcSDE

At work we are using ArcGIS 10.1 for fairly simple spatial data. We don't use the more advanced items such as topology that are available in Arc. We have a couple SQL Server databases for other ...
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Copying features to new location

I want to copy some features from one layer and paste them onto another layer with all their attributes, but in a different geographic location. Is this possible? These are very small features a very ...
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Editing polygons simultaneously in ArcMap?

I have two polygons: How can I reshape both Polygon 1 and Polygon 2 at the same time? Will the area of each polygon change automatically in the table after reshaping? I'm using ArcMap 10.1.
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Why are rows automatically deleted after inserting them into attribute table?

In ArcMap 10.2 I go into Editor mode and Start Editing. After this I insert a new row into an attribute table and if I click on Save Edits, the newly inserted row is disappear. What is the problem? ...
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Automatically select the default feature in TemplatePicker ARCGIS Javascript

I am using this example to implement the editing on my map. Editing Without Widget ARCGIS Javascript The code employs a templatepicker which uses the layers on the map to show the features which can ...
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Display coded value domains instead of descriptions in attribute window

Is it possible to display coded value domains instead of descriptions in attribute window in ArcMap? I know this article shows how it can be done for the Attribute Table, but what about the ...
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Edit default version table view using SQL Server

I have a ArcSDE (10.3) geodatabase setup which is versioned as we have a few people working concurrently on the data. However, I want to run some background scripts in SQL Server to update the default ...
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Is there a way to filter the colors out of an image?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 to show a facility's size and position in a project area. I was not given any shape files or survey files of the area. I only have a deed (.pdf) with a B&W sketch of what ...
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Edit WFS-T layers ArcGIS Server in QGIS

I'm trying to edit layers from a service in ArcGIS Server through WFS-T in QGIS. But the AGS only allows writing in version 1.1 of WFS, while QGIS only connects to the WFS Server in version 1.0, ...
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How to create input mask for data capture into File Geodatabase by ArcGIS for Desktop?

For example if I had a "date" field (d = day digit, m = month letter, y = year digit) I could restrict entries to dd-mmm-yyyy instead of any number of different entry types(e.g. dd-mmm-yy or mmm-dd-yy ...
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Merging polygons which have different coordinate system with map coordinate system?

in order to merge the polygon I go to editor tool and then select merge, however in my case when I want to edit it is giving me this statement" the layers are in a different coordinate system than the ...
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Divided road segments from XTools Pro need unique, informative IDs

I can divide segments with my road using XTools Pro, but I want to give a useful identifying number to each segment. For example: If D100 road has been divided into 20 segments, the segments must ...
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Divide a large polygon into 4 smaller ones having same area [duplicate]

Is there anyway to divide a large polygon into 4 smaller polygons having same area. for example, I have an area of 1 hectare but I would like to divide it into 4 plots having 2500 m2 for each. if ...
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Making shapefile Read-Only to ArcGIS for Desktop?

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 ...