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

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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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ArcGIS 10.2 Shp File Read-only

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 ...
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Cannot enable “Track Edits” on ArcGIS Online Feature Layer

I have a feature layer that is published to ArcGIS Online and being edited by users there. I am not able to enable "Track Edits" for this feature layer. Under the feature layer properties, when I ...
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How can one modify map service legend (specifically raster layer)?

I've got the raster layer in my map service, which in fact is created automatically by asynchronous GP service as its output result ("View results with a map service" option). The raster is symbolized ...
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Why does one polygon disappear when merging in edit mode?

I want to merge some polygons into one using the merge tool. But when doing so, one of the polygons just disappears (see screenshot 2). Why does this happen? When I use the simplify tool before, it ...
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How to ensure lines are closed?

I often use closed lines to cut polygons on another layer. When a line is not closed the cutting operation fails. Is there an out-of-the-box tool that can easily tell me that a line is not closed ...
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Snapping one vector layer to another

Is there anyway to snap one set of vectors to its nearest neighbor vector in another feature class? For example, I have a road feature class and a feature class of bridges and I want to snap the ...
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How can I enable a file to be edited if ArcMap won't let me edit it already?

I have two wetland layers. One file downloaded from the National Wetland Inventory and one from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services. Both layers were downloaded through MassGIS's Online Mapping ...
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Identify feature which is set for editing

While creating custom tool for ArcMap I found problem which couldn't be solved even with try-catch block. When start editing I must to choose which layer I want to edit (if they are from different ...
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Seeking software to perform basic editing of GPX files?

I'd like to do some basic editing to my GPX files which I record from my mobile. Features I'm looking for are: open GPX file display data of GPX overlayed on a map (google, bing, whatever) select ...
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How to create a series of points along multiple polylines at once in ArcMap 10

I have a series of polylines that represent linear vegetation (shelterbelts, etc). I need to convert these to a series of points equally spaced in order to add them to a different shapefile that ...
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Gaps and overlaps appear after cutting a previously topologically clean shapefile?

I'm using QGIS 2.2 and I have a polygon shapefile which was created by someone else. I have managed to get the shapefile to a topologically clean state by running v.clean but when I tried to cut the ...
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“Node tool: could not snap to a segment on the current layer” message

I have a strange issue. Editing a layer with node tool I get always the following message: "Node tool: could not snap to a segment on the current layer." This error happens to me even with a fresh ...
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Using arcpy.da.editor on a transactional version raising errors [duplicate]

I've run up against a wall trying to get an edit session to work on a version. These are the scenarios Ive gone through in the code and their error mesages: Setting up an edit session not as a ...
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Equivalent of excel Alt+Enter in attribute table?

On Excel, you can do "carriage return", that is, jump a line, using Alt+Enter within a cell. When I copy a cell from excel in my attribute table, this format is respected. I can find no way to write ...
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Is it possible editing data inside QGIS Server?

I need to modify some field, for example i have a polygon but i would like to add a picture or pdf to it, so if someone click on the polygon he could see the picture or a document. Is it possible ...
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QGIS Forms - How Do I Display a Read-Only Value?

Older versions of QGIS had an "Immutable" option for form fields to make it obvious that data was read-only. How do I display values in the current version and make it obvious that they are ...
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OpenLayers: programmatically fire ModifyFeature event

Does anyone know how to programmatically simulate a vector feature click that puts this feature from normal mode: to modifyfeature mode: I only have one feature inside the vectors layers and i ...
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QGIS freezes after making and saving many edits to a layer

I work with QGIS 2.4 on windows 7. The problem occurs when I work on a layer and save it many times. After a random number of saves, pressing the save button once more causes QGIS to freeze, all ...
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Using QGIS and PostGIS for multi-user capabilities, similar to ArcSDE for ArcGIS [duplicate]

I have previously used ArcSDE technology with Microsoft SQL Server to allow for multi-user database editing. My ESRI licenses have recently ran out and I have been using QGIS for my GIS work. I am ...
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Editing data with Server Object Extension?

Is it possible to use an interface such as IWorkspaceEdit within an Server Object Extension to create new features or update data in a geodatabse? Perhaps this can only be done through a managed ...
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Is it possible to turn off bezier curve smoothing of freehand feature editing in ArcGIS 10.2?

I am trying to create a very specific feature using the freehand tool under "Create Features". Once you complete a section of the feature it is automatically simplified using bezier curves. At the ...
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Breaking connecting between features (Editor tool)

I snapped a series of lines to a point (The ? symbol on the picture). Now, I am trying to unsnap them so I can connect them to their respective line I just created. My question is simple. How do I ...
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Make FeatureClass that has a FileGeodatabase data source editable?

I wasn't able to find any documentation on this, but is it possible to use the Editor widget in the Esri JS API to edit a FeatureLayer whose data source is that's stored in a FileGeodatabase? I've ...
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Unable to edit map in ArcGIS

For some reason I am unable to edit my map in ArcGIS. When I click 'start editing' on the editor toolbar, I get the following error message: I've ensured that my field names in the Excel table ...
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Unable to plot values for individual fields in my table using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm having problems adding tabular data to an ArcGIS project and need some help! Example of my table is below (please note that the fields have been edited since the capture was taken to remove any ...
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Disappearing attribute values

Using ArcMap 10.1, I’m editing values in a feature class which was sent to me from within my organization. I realized I had a problem when trying to change the symbology of this feature class- the ...