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

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Need to edit info to new column for label and concatenate information which is alphanumeric

I need to end up with the following: Jones, H.L. A-345 The data is entered into Survey Name (as string). Survey Abstract #is entered as "345" I need to add "A-" to the number, and then concatenate ...
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Editing Road Style/Color from ArcGIS Maps and Data Group

I have ArcMap 10.2 on a Windows 10 pc. I uploaded this open source layer into my desktop map, but I can't edit the look of the streets or color from the table of contents. Is there a way to do this, ...
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How to edit a shape which the toggle Edit buttom is noot enable in QGIS?

I just download a shape file (polyline) from internet and I would like to do some modification in the line, but the Toggle Editing buttom is not enable. It seems that the file is locked and is not ...
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Is it possible to create an editable app with an ArcGIS Online Public Account?

I have been experimenting with creating apps from templates in an ArcGIS Online Public Account. While I can create apps that let me view my web map, I have yet to find a way to create a map that works ...
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Drawing polylines with angle and distance using vba

I am new to arcobjects using VBA. I have a point feature, and i want to draw polyline using point feature as starting point in desired direction and distance. And I have to draw second line basing the ...
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Zoom from one feature to another in edit mode?

I have to manually edit a shapefile of a couple of hundred points. I would like a quick way to jump from one point to the next in both the attribute sense and the visual/spatial sense i.e I would ...
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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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Toggle Editing Mode issue with QGIS 2.8 [closed]

Returning to QGIS after a long absence. Probably missing something basic, but I can't click on the Toggle Editing Mode (pen symbol) when I open an Attribute Table in QGIS 2.8. Any pointers?
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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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How to use Replace Geometry to replace the selected feature with a circle

I have a polygon shapefile and I want replace every irregular polygon with a circle. I think I can do it with the Replace Geometry tool. But once the Replace Geometry tool is selected, draw a polygon ...
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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 can I copy feature in ArcMap to a specified location

In ArcMap you can use the copy and paste on the standard toolbar or use the Copy Features tool on the Advanced Editing toolbar to copy the selected feature. But the former can only copy a feature to ...
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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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Why am I getting an “Error while inserting populated row into Insert cursor” on saveEdits?

I've created a new feature layer where I am allowing users to add polygons. It has a few attributes, but I am not setting them on the graphic when I add it to the feature layer's graphics collection. ...
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How can I save a modified shapefile in ArcGIS Pro as new shapefile?

I downloaded a zipped shapefile and modified it in ArcGIS Pro. How can I save changes as a new shapefile? I see only the option to save as Layer File. If it is not possible, how I can edit an ...
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How to view or import *.pbf file (OSM data, binary format) in ArcGIS for Desktop or QGIS?

How to view or import a pbf file (OSM data,binary format) in ArcGIS for Desktop or QGIS? Are any 3rd party applications needed? I would like to edit this file on any GIS Software.
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Why won't ArcMap 10 snap?

I'm really confused by this. ArcMap will seeminly randomly decide to not allow snapping when editing. Sometimes its only for certain features, sometimes for only parts of the same feature (e.g. one ...
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Selecting new feature in attribute table of ArcMap without using mouse?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. When editing fields of a feature in an attribute table (right-click -> open attribute table with start editing enabled), is there a way to quickly select a new ...
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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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Rapid digitizing of Point Data using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have several big maps with a lot of points that I have to digitize. All these Points have different Values (depth in Meter, double) and will be stored in 1 Shapefile. Is there a way to speed up my ...
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Adding line to CartoDB?

I watched the tutorial "Create your own data using the CartoDB Editor" about adding a feature but in the editor, I couldnt seem to find the adding a line feature. When I click the button of add ...
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Arcgis added feature stored in another table

In ArcGIS, we enabled "Register as versioned" option. We can edit features but when we insert a feature, it is stored in another table; A658. Even if we use the default version. There is no problem ...
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Snapping feature nodes doesn't work after feature creation (filter involved)

I've experienced a strange behaviour during editing mode: I have set a filter to 2 features (polygons), part of on of my PostGIS layers: "name"='A' OR "name"='B' After that I have created a new ...
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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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Area missing in polygon (Shapefile)

I'm working with ArcGIS and the following image is showing the polygons that I have in my shapefile. The seleted polygon should actually be this selected one + the blank area right below it. This ...
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How to merge two lines of polygons?

In QGIS 2.6.1, I have merged two polygon shapefiles. After the merge I am facing a problem at boundaries. So I thought of changing Polygon -> lines, manually deleting one of the lines at the ...
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Cut polygon into new polygons using lines in ArcGIS

I'm new to GIS and I work with ArcMap. I have a layer with an orthophoto of a graveyard. On top of that, a layer with an old scanned map of the same area showing all graves. I would like to make a ...
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QGIS Editing: move - both - nodes after Cut has been performed

I just ran into unexpected behavior while editing a polygon shapefile in QGIS 2.8.2. Scenario: A polygon: Then I cut that polygon into two seperate poygons: Then I use the Node Tool to move a ...
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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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Learning about Editing on ArcSDE?

I am looking for some information about Editing in ArcSDE in a PDF or online that I would like to read about. I came to the USDA's Forest Service from the USDA NRCS and NRCS does not have ArcSDE. The ...
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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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Is there a problem with ArcGIS Pro snapping environment?

I would like to take an advantage of the 64-bit environment and speedier screen refreshing for some editing we do. Although I personally don't find the ribbon interface very intuitive and "Pro" is ...
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Merging polygons interactively in ArcMap using less clicks than Merge tool?

I am looking for an interactive tool which simply merges two polygon geometries by clicking on each polygon and nothing else. I need a workflow for a particular project-step which cannot be automated ...
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assign text values to selected subset in the attribute table in QGIS [closed]

I am using QGIS and I would like to generate a new string of text in the attribute table for a selected subset of features in a vector file. I cannot find an operator in the field calculator to ...
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How do I edit multiple features at one time?

In my case, there are about 30 overlaid features. How do I select all and edit them at one time? I want to reshape the features, mainly using the node tool to reshape a straight line into a (fake) ...
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Editing KML custom data elements using Google Earth?

I've been reading up a bit on KML extended tags and custom data elements. https://developers.google.com/kml/documentation/extendeddata I have a person that likes using Google Earth but he is also ...
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Plugin SWAP vector direction doesn't work in QGIS

I've installed plugin Swap vector direction in QGIS. But it doesn't work. I click and nothing. I need to flip lines (22 000 000 lines). In ArcGIS takes many hours and still flipping. I thought ...
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QGIS - some edit feature options disabled in vector layer [closed]

I created a new vector layer in QGIS, saving as I went along and then I saved the project and logged out. When I went back into the project, I wanted to add some more features to the same layer, so ...
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Double Entries/ Errors with Digitizing Polygons

I have a layer that has errors, i mean polygons have double entries (digitized twice), i can edit manually but there's a lot of attributes and it will take ages to clean the data. Is there any short ...
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How to split polygon features using an overlaid polygon layer in QGIS?

I have a polygon layer (pictured below) that I made by vectorizing a clip from the USDA Cropland Data Layer. The low resolution of the USDA layer causes fields that are separated by narrow roads to ...
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Prevent Editor Widget auto save

I'm writing a feature layer editor demo and I'm using the esri.dijit.editing.Editor class. According to documentation (https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jsapi/editor-amd.html), both attribute ...
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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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start editing encountered one or more layers with error and can not continue this data is not editable

I create two feature classes by importing an already existing layers then I create a topology and I set the rule such that a point feature class must be covered by endpoints of the other line feature ...
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ArcGIS Viewer for Flex with specific editing permissions

In ArcGIS Server I can make users member of roles with specific permissions (users, publishers or admins) and access rights to services. Now I have an application (ArcGIS Viewer for Flex) using ...
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automation help within an attribute table ArcMap 10.3

I have 100+ catchments within a watershed. There are 6 different types of land use classifications within in the watershed. There are 5 different types of soil types within the watershed. My ...
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Adding New Linear Feature using QGIS?

I am new to QGIS (2.6.1) and am having trouble adding a new linear feature to an existing layer. I have set tolerances and digitized the vertices of the line and it terminates with a large green X at ...
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Is it possible to not show node in editing mod QGIS

I actually have a plugin that allows me to draw on a vector layer (I made it based on the FreeHand Editing Plugin). When a mouseMoveEvent is detected, it creates a new point on the vector layer and ...
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Multiple editors

I am trying to have multiple editors editing the same layer at the same time. I am running ArcInfo v10.2 and have set up a SDE connection using sqlexpress. I have created a geodatabase on my personal ...
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How to automatically refresh canvas after saving layer edits

After saving a layer edit in QGIS 2.8.2 (Win7) I've to press F5 or change the map section to refresh the canvas. This is quite annoying when working with dynamic PostGIS views. Is there a way to ...
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How to optimize the process of entering attribute information while digitizing in ArcMap

I've somehow found myself digitizing a bunch of points from a scan, and the process is quite painful in ArcMap: Click on the featureclass name in the Create Features tool Move the mouse over the ...