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

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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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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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Is there a Rotate Tool in QGIS?

I can see the move tool. But coming across versions, i did not see any Rotate tool in Quantum GIS. As a hardcore feature editor myself, i have found it rather difficult. Am i missing something ...
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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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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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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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Cannot Save Edits to File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2

When trying to edit a File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2, everything works as expected until the user saves their edits. When pressing save, all edits revert back to their original state with no ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Creating curves using the Parcel Editor tool in ArcGIS 10.1

We are migrating parcel editing environments from AutoCAD to ArcGIS and I'm having trouble creating curves within a Parcel Fabric that are not tangent to lines. For example, what would be some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Select feature or graphics for editing geometry

i research about selecting feature or graphics for editing geometry and i found geometry editor sample but in this sample only you can add new feature after adding, you can not select and edit. Now i ...
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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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Comparing features in GIS interface with Google Maps/Bing Basemaps - Which Co-ordinate system to use?

I want to compare some Geographic features in my data with Google maps in ArcGIS platform using a third party application. But I prefer the output to be in Local UTM cordinates. What is the best ...
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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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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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How to merge two 'incompatible' polygon layers in ArcGIS?

I have two layers of polygons with administrative boundaries. Although they come from the same data provider, they seem to have small discrepancies and do not 'fit' each other. How could I merge ...
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How to join lines in QGIS?

In QGIS, I have two lines. The endpoints are near each other, but not quite aligned. I'd like to turn the two lines into one, with the two endpoints merged into midpoints. The closest I've been able ...
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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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How to set up ArcGIS Online application to let non-logged users add data?

I know that it's possible to create an ArcGIS Online application which allow non-logged users to add data. Here's the example (sorry, it's in Polish): ...
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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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ArcGis Trace Tool for QGis?

is there any tool in quantum gis that traces a line like the trace tool (Editor Toolbar) in arcgis? I want to draw a line and trace this line back so that i get the beginning and the end of the line ...
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Creating Parallel Road Lines

I am aware of the "Copy Parallels" option from the editing toolbar. It works fine when I'm dealing with 1000 roads or so, but when I need to create parallels for 300,000 roads it takes a long time, as ...
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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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How to check via Arcpy if ArcMap is currently in an edit session or not?

I've created a Python add-in button that helps speed up my coworkers workflow by copying one feature class attribute to another. It uses the arcpy.UpdateCursor function to update a row in the target ...
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ArcObjects edit/update ODBC Oracle table

Can an ODBC Oracle table attached by OLE within ArcMap be edited/updated by using ArcObjects? If so, what are the procedural steps for doing this? Are there code examples out there showing how to do ...
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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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Spatial references do not match when editing geometric network

I have been editing a geometric network. Since yesterday, one thing changed. I am now not able to edit the pipes in the geometric network. I get a "spatial references do not match" error. Nothing else ...
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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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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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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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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 ...