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

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Populating newly created fields

In ArcGIS, i created a new field in my shapefile table and would like to type names there, but cannot. what do I need to do in order to edit the field?
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How do you determine when user is clicking the end point of an edit sketch using ArcObjects?

I am using vb.net working on ArcObjects. One requirement is to pop up a toolbox once the user click the end point (double click the point under editing status). So I want to know how can I know when ...
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ArcGIS Attribute Subdomain?

Is there a way to create attribute subdomains in ArcGIS with clauses? For example, if I'm editing a line feature class of pipes, I create a domain for the pipe type to be either plastic or metal. I ...
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check and validate the topology relationship between 2 feature class by concurrent users

my reqirement is allow several users to edit the map and validate the topology relationship between 2 feature class. Michael mentioned in my previous questions that I can only validata a topology when ...
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problem in spline with barriers in ArcGIS 9.3?

I am trying to use the script tool "Spline with Barriers" from arcgis 9.3 3D Analyst toolboxes. I am not getting expected output. The output is just only one value over the surface. We are using ...
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Attribute Inspector for points - JavaScript API

I am attempting to get an application working where editors can click on a point feature and edit a form. I need the form to have a save button that when clicked will apply the edits to the feature. ...
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How do I know what direction a road is drawn in OSM?

I'm trying to add a cycleway bike track to one side of a road, but I can't tell which side is left or right. The docs say "relative to the direction in which the way was drawn in the editor" , but ...
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Can I resume (continue) digitizing a polygon feature from any vertex?

When I digitize in ArcMap with a Wacom tablet and a pen I often accidentally double click and finish my sketch. More often then not the accidentally finished sketch crosses itself. I would like to ...
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In QGIS are there similare construction tools to ArcGIS?

For a project we are using ArcGIS to reshape autogenerated features. For that we often use the construction tools polygon, rectangel, circle, etc in ArcGIS. The right angle is also an often used tool. ...
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Vector Layer editing in OpenLayers

I can draw a polygon in OpenLayers by this code. var points = []; var point = new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(0, 0); point.transform('EPSG:4326', 'EPSG:900913'); ...
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Editing many-to-many relationship classes with ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I am seeking some guidance on working with many-to-many relationship classes thru the ArcGIS Server Javascript API. I am designing a traffic count data management application. Count data locations are ...
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Link/unlink buttions in the Attribute Table's Form View

Toggling the edit button, in the Form View/Table View, buttons for adding/deleting a record is available. Two additional buttons are also available (Fig. 1). From the look of the icons they perform ...
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How do you remove isolated roads from a bigger network?

I'm trying to perform an OD Cost Matrix calculation on a set of points using a road network from OpenStreetMap data. The network contains lots of roads that don't connect to the rest of the network. ...
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Update multiple features attributes in loop - JavaScript

I am trying to update multiple features in a feature layer through a loop. I have a feature layer that I would like to select and then assign someone to the features (through an attribute update. I ...
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Using 'construct points' on all lines in a shapefile (arcpy)

I need to use the editing tool 'Construct Points' on several shapefiles that each have ~1300 polylines. I need to do this to create points every 1km along each of the polylines, which represent the ...
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Move and zoom map-layer while editing

I want to create lines with the help of "CAD-like improved line capture", make a point, pretend an angle or distance want to put the second point. To this end, I have to zoom out on the map, select a ...
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Is editing geometric network in versioned geodatabase any different from when such data is stored elsewhere?

I need to work on "Checked Out" version of a geodatabase, editing geometric networks. What will be the difference in terms of the working process of the editor ?-do i need to use some special toolbars ...
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How to determine why feature is invalid according to Validate features?

I have a feature class with a lot of domains and a lot of different properties e.g. null values, subtypes, and so on. I am using Validate features (Editor tool) and get the selection of the invalid ...
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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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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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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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ArcGIS 10.2 Extract Polyline from Start/End Coordinates

I have two files. A polyline shape file of highways and a spreadsheet that contains beginning and ending coordinates w/ descriptions of segments of the highways. For example: BegX, BegY, EndX, EndY, ...
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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 ...