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

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How do I remove the orthoimage layer from the new USGS GeoPDF topo maps?

I would like to remove the orthoimage layer from a USGS Topo GeoPDF map. I have Adobe Acrobat Pro 9, but can't find a way to delete a layer. I've tried setting the layer to "Never export" then ...
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Is it possible to import PDFs to ArcGIS and edit/work with their data? [duplicate]

I have a few pdf files. There are vector graphics in the maps. How can I use them to be visible and editable in ArcGIS? I want to see the attribute tables content, etc.
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How to eliminate polygon overlap areas in QGIS?

Is there a way to remove polygon overlaps within the same layer using QGIS, preferably removing the overlap area of the biggest polygon (having the greatest surface)? All of my polygons are in the ...
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portions of edited shapefile will not draw

I edited a shapfile of approximately 1500+ pipe segments yesterday in QGIS. When opened today (first in ArcMAP by another user) only about 10% of the pipes were drawn. The same happened when the ...
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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 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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Editing a KML File

I want to delete ALL popups on a (segmented) line in my KML file. I have opened the file in Open Office and need to do a "Find and Replace" for these instances. Would it be deleting all and ? And ...
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Apps for creating and editing spatial data on android tablets offline [closed]

Can people suggest the top three apps for creating and editing/updating points/polygons in the field offline (but with GPS capability) on an Android tablet. It would be great if there were ...
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Extending line by adding point at end of it using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.8 to modify a line. I need to add a point on one end of this line, and then move this new point further away, leaving the original end point in the same place. I can manage to create ...
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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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Throwing E_FAIL errors so edit operation is aborted

I need to abort an edit operation somewhere, determined by a certain condition. Heres the code I'm using: private const int E_FAIL = -2147467259; private void ...
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Manually splitting polyline into two parts at specific vertex?

I defined a brand new shapefile as a polyline type in ArcCat. When I opened ArcMap (10.1) and started an editing session, I had no problems adding vertices. I would now like to manually add a point at ...
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which of the folowing file formats can not be edited in Arc map? shape file,Geodatabase feature class,coverage

which of the folowing file formats can not be edited in Arc map? shape file,Geodatabase feature class,coverage
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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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Finding diameter of pipes on either side of valves using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS desktop 10.2 and I need to find the diameter of pipes which are either side of a particular valve. There are over 2000 of these valves on my map so I'll need some sort of tool. The ...
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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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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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Merge lines where point feature class exists

I have a polyline feature class and a point feature class. Two lines from the polyline feature class come together (in most cases they are snapped together) where a point exists in the point feature ...
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Adjusting z values for all vertices in polylines in ArcMap?

Is there way in ArcEditor (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 can I find that which user edited my layer by GeoExplorer?

How can I find that which user edited my layer by GeoExplorer? I have Geoserver with a number of user that are able to edit my layers. Is it possible for to understand which user edited a specified ...
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Template for Feature Edit Popup in GeoExplorer

I need to customize GeoExplorer (OpenGeoSuite). I have to create an input mask for a point layer in editing (create and modify tools). When I insert a point, GeoExplorer shows a popup with attributes ...
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Correcting polygon geometry so edges can be reshaped to match that of subsequent layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two layers; a polygon layer representing maritime boundaries/economic areas of countries in the world and another polygon layer representing all countries but with a detailed coastline. In the ...
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Modifying DEM elevation data in QGIS using a polygon

I've tried searching through the existing questions but am struggling to find a succinct answer to what I am trying to achieve. For background, I am running a flood model in TUFLOW to help support a ...
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how to draw a polygon in leaflet and add it to geojson file

I am working on a small project with leaflet. the goal of the project is to show a geojson file and updating it dynamicaly from the window of the web site. I have imported the geojson file to the map. ...
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Troubleshoot editing features in feature dataset with ArcMap / ArcSDE Oracle

I am having trouble editing a feature class that is in a feature dataset. We have added just the single feature class as a layer in ArcMap and are using the "Start Editing" function on the Editing ...
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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 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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Clip layer with selected object from another layer in QGIS

In ArcMap, I can clip a layer with selected objects from another layer by using the editor toolbar. I want to do the same operation in QGIS. I want to create holes in the landuse layer by selecting ...
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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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QGIS topology overlap check

I have checked topology rule must not overlap with and i get error The problem is that i have check this many times, and made hole vertex after vertex so it is not possible that these objects ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 edit PostgreSQL layer

I've been working with QGIS/PostgreSQL/PostGIS for a while now, without problems. But now I have to change QGIS for ArcGIS 10.1. I'm having trouble adding a layer from PostgreSQL and being able to ...
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Recalculating full extent of File Geodatabase feature class?

I have a featureclass in an Esri file geodatabase. When I edit the features using the editor in ArcMap, and I delete most of my features and keeping only the ones in the middle, the zoom to layer ...
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Make only one attribute editable in a webmap

Can someone tell me (spoon feed me) how to make only one attribute editable in ESRI online. Everything I have read and followed makes all the attributes editable. I really need the public user to ...
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Problem with ArcMap Cut Polygons Tool

I'm attempting to use the Cut Polygons tool in the editor toolbar of ArcMap 10.2.2, and every time I cut a specific polygon it then deletes one of the halves. I've used this tool a handful of times, ...
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Limit what fields can be edited GeoExplorer OpenGeoSuite

I have an issue with limiting what fields can be edited by the user. If I link my layer to my PostGIS table, the user is able to edit all the fields for a specific point. If I create a view I can ...
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QGIS - split polyline

I need to create a shapefile with crossed streets. I can't split the lines to number each segment with the house number ranges.
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How to save the edit widget setting in a style or layer definition file?

I am using QGIS 2.4 on Windows 7 installed by the OSGeo4W-installer. I want to save the "edit widget"-settings in a style to use them after loading in a different vector layer. The problem: If I ...
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File GDB Edits Never Written to Database

I left ArcMap open for a week or maybe more, during that time editing/saving and working in my map document. Apparently, this is not a best practice. I say this because the edits I made for several ...
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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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Switch back to edit tool after saving edits?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 and after making some edits with the create feature tool, I would save those edits. The cursor would return from the cross hair icon back to the edit tool that lets you select ...
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How to draw a polygon between a number of polygons automatically

The weight “empty” area which is bounded by the orange boundary should represent a land use “Roads” so I should fill it with polygons. Now my question is how to fill these empty areas with polygons ...
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Rotate images (as blob data) attached to featureclass

I just wanted to know if this can be done. I currently have images stored as blob data and it is currently attached to a feature class. My issue here is that I noticed a couple images where it's ...
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Editing file geodatabase without using tools from Esri?

I am looking for a tool (Python library etc.) that would allow me to edit a file geodatabase without Esri software? It is possible?
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Is it possible to have the attributes fields already filled from the previous object?

I need to create a lot of points with lots of attributes, but most of the fields are the same, so I don't want to edit all the fields all the time. Is there a "remember previous fields" function ...
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Is it possible to edit related tables in ArcGIS Online?

I would like to make an editable web map where the user can create a feature then fill in information in a related table all in ArcGIS Online. Is there any way to do this? So far, my research says ...
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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 should move ...
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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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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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Is there a circle tool for line features in ArcMap 10?

I want to draw a roundabout in a road map in ArcMap 10. They 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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Can't get edit or query widget to display in published GeoServer WFS

I have successfully enabled transaction support in my WFS. When I view my app in preview layers, the query and edit buttons work fine. However, when I go to publish, there is no option to include edit ...