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

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Editing without clicking on a map - ESRI JS API

I'm looking to build a new application that allows staff to edit a service/layer. They will be inputting new survey benchmark data based on lat/long. All of the current samples I have seen on the ...
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Shorten polylines a given distance

I have a polyline dataset with lines of different lengths. I want to shorten all polylines the same distance on both ends (e.g. 10m each side). Is there a tool or script available that could help me ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 edit PostgreSQL layer

I've been working with QuantumGIS/PostgreSQL/postGIS for a while now, without problems. But now I have to change QuantumGIS for ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having trouble adding a layer from PostgreSQL and ...
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ArcMap adjust z values for all verticees in polylines

Is there way in Arc Editor (10.0) to adjust all the vertices z values by an offset? (translate in z axis?) I have many polylines which need to be lowered (eg: subtract 1m from every vertex z-value). ...
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How do you split a feature using an existing line in QGIS?

All, Is there a way to split a feature (polygon) using an existing line (selected polyline) in QGIS? Thanks! -m
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QGIS 1.8.0 Mac can't create ring

Can anyone spot what is wrong here? I've selected single feature, the existing rings are obvious, it's not intersecting anything (even a feature in another layer...
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QGIS 1.8.0 on Mac - how to cut/paste/delete?

I have a line vector layer selected, editing is on, I select one vector (a dozen points) with the node select tool so the vertices are red squares. the cut icon is greyed out, command/X does ...
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Is there a way to select only a certain polygon for editing?

I have a spatialite data base with 4300 polygons contained within. I wish to be able to edit the polygons but once i have highlighted the Polygon from the attributes table i find it hard to edit the ...
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How to make editable polygons in Google Maps?

I've just recently started learning Google maps, JavaScript, etc., and have a few questions about a project that I'd like to do. I'm wanting to take some ESRI shapefiles, convert them to KML, and then ...
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How can I determine the layer name in an edit session?

I have a problem with an editor extension in an Add-In for ArcGIS 10. The editor extension listens on different events occuring on shapefile layers via registering listeners: ...
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Why are edits in shapefile table not saved?

I have created a shapefile (point data) and wish to change some parameters in the files table data. I can edit the data and see the coresponding change in my my symbology. However, when I save the ...
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exporting DWG from ArcMap need to unify segments to polylines

I am a green ArcGIS user so please bear with my poor nomenclature and rudimentary understanding of the software........ I am attempting to export to CAD a contour shapefile I have derived from LIDAR ...
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edit 10.1 feature service

has anyone edited a 10.1 feat. service using desktop 10? I can view the service and add it to the map, but when I go to edit features/create local copy for editing, I get an "error creating the..." I ...
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Toggle editing layers

I search one plugin that alows start an editing session aplied to some layers from postgis connection at the same time as we can in ArcGis?
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Steps to update OpenStreetMap back and forth?

I have both a PostGIS database with OSM data imported, and the same data in a SHP folder. By adding missing information to the downloaded OSM data, both in SHP and PostGIS, I'd be able to contribute ...
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Is there any accuracy difference between standard DTM editing tools like DT Master and automatic removal of artefacts using ERDAS?

I would like to know whether there is any accuracy difference while editing DTM points using standard photogrammetry software like Inpho DT Master and automatics removal of artefacts in ERDAS imagine. ...
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What is the best practice for editing feature class?

I am working with some feature classes. I create those feature classes using my add-in. User can add/ delete features from these feature classes clicking on "add", "delete" buttons and selecting ...
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How can I load a single WFS vector feature where the user clicks the map on OpenLayers?

I am creating a web app that allows users to easily edit feature attributes as well as geometry. I have editing working by loading a WFS layer, but it slows the app to a crawl when there's more than a ...
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Turn Popups On/Off in ArcGIS Online Webmap via Javascript API Web Application

I am writing my first ArcGIS Javascript API web map application and consuming a web map authored in ArcGIS Online. The ArcGIS Online web map apparently does most of the work for me in terms of ...
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How to rectify polygon shapes in QGIS?

I have some polygon-shapes in qgis-1.7.0 and want to ensure that every polygon is a rectangle. See image below. Is there any way I can do this in QGIS (or any other f/oss)? Or how can I improve my ...
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How to improve drawn shapes in Quantum-GIS?

I have a polygon-shape in qgis-1.7.0 and want to fix overlays and gaps between the edges of adjacent polygons. See image below. Is there any automated way to do this in quantum-gis? Or any other ...
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Is it possible to permanently save the Edit Widget for a Postgis layer?

Is there a way of configure the editing type for a POSTGIS layer through Edit Plugin and do not lose the changes after remove the layer or exit the program?
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Is there a quick way to invert a node selection in QGIS?

is there any way to invert a node selection in QGIS? For example, I want to extract a small section of a long line - if I select the nodes I want to keep, is there any way to invert that selection so ...
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Web based spatial data editor

Is possible to set up web access to GIS data such that a user could login and see the collected data and be allowed to suggest/draw changes but not be able to edit the data files? My idea is that ...
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How can I do a batch edit of circle diameters using the attribute table in ArcGIS?

I need to edit the diameter of a bunch of circles to reflect their correct diameters, and I wondered if there was a way of drawing from the attribute table to make all the circles equal their correct ...
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What is the best web editor and server for postgis?

I'm looking for a web editor (similar to openstreetmap) that works with an map Server (postGIS). This should permit edit and create new structures on map. What is the best option? Can you help me? ...
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Why is ArcMap 10.0 editor deleting some added vertices and simplifying polygon?

I am using ArcMap 10.0. I am trying to edit (and add) vertices in a polygon. I start editing, (using "Edit Vertices" tool), and add many vertices in the polygon. Then when I am done, I save the ...
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How to modify the edit widget in ESRI flex viewer 3.0?

I am running ArcGIS Server 10.0 (sp2) on Windows server 2008 64-bit with IIS 7. I am using the ESRI flex viewer version 3.0. I have created a feature layer and published it as a rest service and ...
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How to stop values from rounding to whole numbers in ArcGIS attribute tables?

I am trying to edit an attribute table in ArcGIS 10.1 and so far have been unable to keep it from rounding to whole numbers. Even when I manage to "pad with zeroes" using the numeric settings, it ...
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How to invert a Buffer(get the inside of a ring buffer)?

I have a line layer of a road network around which I create a buffer zone of 1000 m with Analysis Tools>Proximity>Buffer. But I am interested in the areas outside the buffer zone, and not the buffer ...
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How do I select all polygons in a layer that border 2+ polygons in the same layer?

My data consists of equal-sized polygons. I need to identify and select all the polygons that border two or more polygons.
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Editing polylines in QGIS (extend, trim, fillet etc)

I was wondering, if its possible to edit lines and polylines in qgis, in similiar way as autocad commands "extend", "trim" and "fillet"? About how the commands for in Autocad, very shortly: The ...
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Edit Toolbar Became Disabled While Editing in QGIS

My edit toolbar became disabled while I was editing a layer in QGIS. I have closed the window and opened it again to edit, but it is still disabled.
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Automate removal of duplicate polygon nodes from shape file in Arcmap

I have a whole lot of polygon shape files, many of which have got duplicate nodes. This makes processing difficult as almost all tools (erase, union, calculate area) do not work. I found that by ...
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Is there a way to make a qgis project only editable by me

In QGIS, currently Lisboa 1.8.0 is there a way to make it only editable by me. I want to set up projects for each client on the network, so when all the files are on the network and the program and ...
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Right click editing menu disabled arcgis 10.0

Editing Polygon feature in FGDB, Create Features, Click Rectangle (in Construction tools), right click, unable to select any options (Absolute X, Y / Direction / Length) from popup menu. Help? Havn't ...
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Edit Widget Add attachments only shows when is made, not when making

So i post my question here because it didnt recieved any answers on Stackoverflow. Hello i have some difficulties, Let me see what i want to do with some pictures and code: I want to add some ...
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move 1 vertex at a time rather than the entire shape

Somewhere I have changed settings that allow me to move 1 vertex at a time while editing a shape. It now moves the entire shape or scales the shape! Any suggestions on how to fix this?
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Snapping line endpoints to a point feature class by adding a vertex

I have a line feature class whose endpoints should snap to the closest point in a points feature class. The problem is, I do not want the lines to move, but rather a vertex must be added to the ...
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How to manually edit 16 bit GDEM elevation data on a Geotiff file

I'm building a virtual 3D terrain scenery using both satellite imagery (google maps satellite) and elevation data from GDEM Aster elevation data (geoTIFF format files). My problem is that the ...
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How do you edit a stack of polygons simultaneously?

Using ArcMap 10.1. Lets say you have 100 polygons that all are in the exact same shape and in the exact same place. They appear to be one polygon. How would you edit the shape of all 100 at the same ...
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ArcGIS JS API Edit Toolbar permits MOVE but not EDIT_VERTICES or ROTATE - JavaScript error thrown

I'm putting together an ArcGIS (v10.1) JS API (v3.2) application and I've hit a snag in drawing / editing functionality. Users can draw a new geometry or edit an existing one. I'm using the draw and ...
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How to split lines on vertex?

I've searched a lot but didn't find an answer: When editing lines with QGIS, I often need to split a linestring exactly on one of his existing internal vertices, but I can't find a way; I've tried the ...
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How to edit using a WFS service, without showing it on the map in OpenLayers?

I have a service with about thousand points. I wish to enable the user to edit the attributes of the features. Since there are so many points, I don't want to display them as a vector layer (using ...
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Is it a bad idea to use a geometric network for road editing?

I am producing a road map (for print and online). I was thinking of using creating a geometric network with my roads, for editing purposes mainly, but I would like to know any critical downsides of ...
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Is there a circle tool for line features in ArcMap 10?

I want to draw a roundabout in a road map in ArcMap 10. Those buggers are usually perfectly round circles. How can I do this? I am struggling to find a good way to do this. It takes ages with the Line ...
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How to create a multipatch layer in arcmap?

I would like to create a multipatch layer in ArcMap using the editor tool. I have looked online but couldn't find any tutorials or help. How can I create a multipatch layer in ArcMap? Thanks.
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How to collect data via WFS and Popup

I have a map with a WFS-Layer and I am able to add Polygons to my data stored in a PostGIS-database, served with Geoserver (Openlayers, Geoserver 2.1.4, PostGIS 2.0 for PostgreSQL 9.1).) How can I ...
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What is the ArcGIS equivalent to WEED tolerance?

Example: User is digitising new (line, poly) features and accidentally adds additional vertices within very small distance of previous vertex, resulting in redundant vertices. I want to prevent this ...
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Design question: what's the role of WFS-T in this kind of webapp?

I have more experience in "traditional" (Java EE) webapp development, and I am trying to figure out a decent design for a mapping web application. My application has a map, and users can see and edit ...