The action of removing data attributes or features through the processes of positive or negative selection and deletion.

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Erasing extent of one layer using another layer using ArcMap? [duplicate]

I have two layer files which mark the extent of some vegetation types. The base layer includes some areas which does not need to be included. The second layer is solely comprised of unnecessary area ...
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Is there a script to batch erase the equivalent of a shp to multiple other shps? (in ArcGIS)

I'm looking for a way to be able to frequently update a bunch of shapefiles (different land use and other areas). I would like to erase from them the lakes and rivers which are in another shape ...
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Erasing without Erase Tool licensed? [duplicate]

I'm brand new to GIS (and this site) so bear with me if there is an obvious answer for this but I've done a lot of looking and haven't found anything that worked. I have two polygon layers that show ...
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Using Erase tool for replacement ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I have two layers (polygon type) and i want to erase the red polygon from the pale blue polygon, so i will get another polygon just without the red polygon feature. I'm work with desktop license, so ...
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Increase speed of reverse clip (erase) for large shapefiles in R

I would like to do a reverse clip (or erase in ArcMap) from shapefiles (polygons) then to merge the two shapefiles into a single shapefile. From this post How to 'reverse clip' (erase) in R, ...
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Retain the rest of the Clip (Analysis) tool in ArcGIS [duplicate]

Which tool can I use to get or keep the rest of the output feature when I use the Clip (Analysis) tool in ArcMap? For instance I need to calculate Blue minus Green. Erase (Analysis) from Overlay ...
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Struggling with in_memory to erase faster

I want to delete all points inside a polygon layer: import arcpy import time arcpy.env.workspace = r"E:\DensityMaps\DensityMapsTest1.gdb" arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True start_time = time.time() ...
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Erasing buffer within another buffer without erasing overlapping buffers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm not an ArcGis pro, so I need help on this one, and I have tried searching for answers. I am using ArcMap 10.2.2. I don't know how to use python. I have 6km and 12km buffers around the sites ...
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R: Topology Exception Error

I'm trying to do the gDifference between two polygons, but I was getting an error: Error in RGEOSBinTopoFunc(spgeom1, spgeom2, byid, id, drop_not_poly, "rgeos_intersection") : TopologyException: ...
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Erase polygon from line to get line?

How can I erase a polygon from a line to get the erased line? Conceptual image below. Erase Tool does not work when mixing polygons and lines.
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Removing part of polygon from another using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

Now I have shp of a county, which includes lake part and land part. I only have shp of the lake part but I need the land part. How can i get the land part? I think there should be some tools ...
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How to cut unwanted area (polygon) using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop with a Basic level license. There are two overlapping polygon. Polygon A (with line stripes) and Polygon B (in beige color). Polygon A and Polygon B is a separate ...
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How to raster clip in outside in ArcMap?

How to raster clip in ArcMap? But I need 1 raster in outside area. Because 2 raster map. Example: Ras1=Temperature.tif Ras2=Error map.tif Clip command input raster=Ras1 Output Extent= ...
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Assign a dummy value for removed features in a Polygon-Grid

I want to calculate the entropy index for landuses classes for an area based on a 100m Polygon Grid. I did find an existing toolbox that does all the required calculation. Input features are the 100m ...
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Clip shapefile and keep the outer part of it

I have to two polygon layers, the red layer is the the bottom layer. The second layer covers most of the bottom layer I would like to know if there is a tool that will create a polygon layer of ...
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How to subtract (erase) polygons from polygon?

I have two polygon layers, one is green that represents all non-public right-of-way land. I have another polygon that is just a circle with a specified radius. I would like my output to be a polygon ...
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A mistake in very easy python code (Buffer 1 - Buffer 2- Erase 2 fom 1)

I need to make 500m rings (not full circle) around points (cities). I try to make 1. buffer: 2500 - 8500m (each 500m) and second buffer 3000 - 9000 (each 500m) and then erase 2500m from 3000m, 3000m ...
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ArcGIS Erase Function in Python

Aplogoises if this has already been solved but I'm having problems using the Erase function in ArcGIS. I have had problems using the normal function, as it throws a Error9999 Topology error amongst ...
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How to 'reverse clip' (erase) in R

A reverse clip saves only the part of your spatial object that is outside the bounds of another object, as opposed to a regular clip which saves the parts that are inside the other object. Here's how ...
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Erase within a feature class - Planar enforcement

I´m using ArcGIS v10 ArcInfo. I´m working with a feature class that has 5 features which are waterdepths (1 to 5m). These features are overlapping each other. What I need, is that they are not ...
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erase a “line feature” (erase feature) from a “polygone feature”

how can I erase a "line feature" (erase feature) from a "polygone feature" (input) in ArcGIS 10? With the tool "erase" I can only use an other "polygon feature" as erase feature for a polygon ...
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Calculate 2D line of site from line layer and polygon layer using ArcGIS 10

I'm trying to run an analysis where I need to clip a radiating lines layer by land features to get the maximum distance from the central point to the nearest obstacle. What I have is a large line ...
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Distinction between Difference and Clip tools in QGIS?

What is the primary distinction between the Difference and Clip geoprocessing tools in QGIS?
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How to erase using feature(s) within the same feature class? [closed]

I develop an application and I want to erase overlay features in a feature class in the application.I use ArcEngine 10. I don't have another layer that have erase features then i cant use erase tool ...
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Easiest way to find spatial differences between Polyline shapefiles

I run into this problem a lot. I have two polyline's and I need to test for Spatial differences in them. Usually I use Erase and I have my answer, but on this PC I now only have access to ArcGIS Basic ...
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ArcGIS - Cell Content Deletion

I have a really simple question I can't find the answer to. I'm looking to delete a range of values from an attribute table in ArcGIS 10. I'm looking for a quick way to delete about 3000 records. The ...
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Using the esri analysisTool Erase class in C#

I am trying to use eSRI.ArcGIS.AnalysisTools.Erase class but I keep getting blank layers. I can get the layer that can be used for the input and the layer for the erase. I don't really understand the ...
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Erase method using ogr

I'm trying to find the erase geoprocessing method as i am familiar with in ARC, but i can't seem to find it in OGR using Python. I have looked through the module ogr documentation but perhaps i missed ...
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Erase features from feature classes based on record ID?

This is the challenge: I have two feature classes, which have the same number of polygon features, that when overlaid form concentric "rings." I need to erase the inner circle from the outer circle ...
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Is there a QGIS equivalent of the erase tool in ArcGIS?

Is there a QGIS equivalent of the Erase tool in ArcGIS for Desktop?
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Reduce processing time in Erase function using Arcpy in IDLE

I am processing 18,000 feature classes (saved in a file GDB), each with ~500 records (polygon features) in ocean areas, and I am running a script to remove area overlapping with the coast, using the ...
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Failed to delete a domain from the database

I am trying to delete a domain I am using from ArcCatalog -> Feature Class Properties-> Subtypes-> Domains. But when I try to do that I get this error message: "Failed to delete a domain from the ...
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Cutting features to do opposite of clipping in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

What´s the easiest/smartest way of getting the opposite output of the clipping tool? I just need the area of feature A1 which is not covered by feature A2 in a new Layer/File. Now, I get the result ...
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Removing overlap in raster using Erase command line?

I am trying to erase a raster and is there a erase command for the Raster side? I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1. I have 2 rasters that are in the Landcover and there is overlap in between and would like ...
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erase one line layer by another line layer

I keep on having this issue and I can't find the "perfect answer": First of all, I work in ArcGIS 9.3.1. I have 2 layers: roads1950, roads2000. I need to make a layer with roads which were ...