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

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How do you modify selected geometry with a function in qgis python console?

My example use-case is that I want to redistribute vertices along lines as in Redistribute linestring vertices to specified distance and I've written some functions to do some of the work: import ...
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Not able to save edits to vector layer in QGIS

I have a vector layer with about 200 features. So far I have been able to add polygons to this layer just fine, now it is giving me trouble. When I draw the polygon and try to save edits, the polygon ...
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Set a split policy/rule on a field without domain in ArcMap

Can you define a split policy or split rule on a field without a domain? When a domain is involved, you can set the default value of the field and chose a rule for when a feature is split or merged. ...
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pyQGIS : Way in order to know modifications?

I 'm writing a pyqgis script. I succeed in accessing gis vector data (lists) from my remote server (thanks to urllib) . I succed in displaying geometries and attributs. 1/ Now, i would like manage ...
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Is it possible to setup ArcGIS Online edits to post to ArcGIS Server?

I've got ArcGIS Online setup and have all relevant layers on ArcGIS Server shared out as map services and added to ArcGIS Online. But what I'd like to find out is if they can then be edited in Online ...
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Corrupt shapefile. How to fix

I have a shapefile I was working on (ArcGIS 9.3) get corrupted somehow and it gives me the error "Number of shapes does not match the number of table records.". What I would want is to recover this ...
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How to add “sub-districts” within the Districting extension?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 Districting Extension and I have created a plan with 5 wards; How can I add districts so that this existing plan has two districts within each ward?
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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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Update attributes during edit session using ArcObjects

I have made an attempt to create an ArcObjects addin to help with some workflows here in the office. I apologize in advance if I have something fundamentally wrong with the code. This is my first ...
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Where is the Feature Editor Template Window?

Shouldn't the feature editor window be under the 'Windows' drop-down at the top? Where is the Feature Editor Template Window?
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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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Best Practices for Tracking Feature Changes and Supporting Documentation

In my organization, it is very important that we have documentation from an authoritative source to support every feature that we add to our data and every edit that we make to each feature. ...
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Created polygon appears to move when zooming in (qgis)? [duplicate]

I am using QGIS 2.20 on a Windows 8.1 64-bit laptop. I have a shapefile that includes a polygon that I created from digitizing a Google Satellite image from OpenLayers Plugin. Here is my problem: ...
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How to split lines on vertex?

I've searched a lot but didn't find an answer: When editing lines with QGIS, I often need to split a linestring exactly on one of his existing internal vertices, but I can't find a way; I've tried the ...
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Can I edit coordinates within an edit session and reproject without reloading the data

I have one lat/long to correct. I edited within my table, saved edits, and now when I project using the Project tool the point stays on my map in the same position. Do I need to reload my data from ...
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How do I open and edit a table in my geodatabase

I created a file geodatabase with some tables. I created a new table and specified the field properties. Now, how do I open the table to populate the fields?
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arcpy open up a script tool window once user save edits

On our map, after user draw a polyline on map and click "Save Edits", we need user to input the attributes related to the polyline drawn. In case user forget or skip this step (input attribute ...
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PostGIS (2.0?) - Native Versioning of the Datastore

I recently have been surprised to see there are not too many solutions at all discussing the best methods of versioning datastores which are made available for editing. I am looking for a robust, ...
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How to undo misclicks while drawing a polygon?

I'm trying to draw some polygons in QGIS 2.2 and I lose it, because everytime I misclick, I don't find a way to undo that point and start drawing again. I'm sure there's a way. Does anyone know it?
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Map.MouseLeftButtonEvent not fired with EditGeometry in Silverlight

We have a Silverlight viewer using the ArcGIS 3.1 API. With the EditGeometry object, you're able to edit the objects in the map. You can ask the geometry after every action (moved, turned...), but I ...
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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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ArcGIS Fill Editing Tool

Is there a way to fill while editing in ArcGIS? You know similar to the popular paint tool, where an enclosed area is filled with a colour. I'd like to fill an enclosed area (enclosed by poly lines ...
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When i'm in editing mode in QGIS, how do I make the selection color transparent?

...because i need to split a polygon and i want to see the layer underneath it. But I have to select the polygon in order to cut it, and when i do that it turns yellow!
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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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Custom Editor Extension - how to maintain original and the new feature [duplicate]

I am editing file geodatabase using edit toolbar. I've writing an extension to listen to edit events. It gives me the new feature with OnChangeFeature. However I am trying to obtain the original ...
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How do you display each polygon segment while digitizing a polygon with the Polygon construction tool?

I am almost positive that I've digitized the polygons and that I have seen each segment shown as I dropped in vertices during the sketch. I figure that I inadvertently configured something and now I ...
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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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How to manually edit point coordinates in QGIS?

Is there a tool for shapefiles or a QGIS plugin available, which will enable me to edit the coords of a point manually ? ("tool" -f1 "Tsunami Gauge"-move x1.abcdef -to x2.ghijkl) I do have ...
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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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Splitting landcover polygons (parcels) into equal sizes, while retaining road access for all?

I would like to split landcover polygons which surround a road polygon into equal sizes, while ALL resulting polygons should have access to the road! Is there any chance to do this automatically? ...
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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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update a row with null geometry arcgis api for javascript

I am working on a project with ArcGIS api for javascript. I want to use something like "Replace Geometry Tool" in advanced editing in ArcMap: My application will generate a shapefile of points. Some ...
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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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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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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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ApplyEdits in a loop not working as expected in argis flex API version 3.6

I have what is hopefully a simple question about the applyEdits method for editing a featureLayer in the ArcGIS API for flex version 3.6. I have an array of data derived from a csv file that is ...
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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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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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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 ...