ESRI geodatabase is a particular database schema designed by ESRI for managing "layers", "versioning", "topology" and other ESRI application specific storage requirements.

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ArcGIS: Versioning, Post & Reconcile, Compressing, and Lost in Space

Alright guys, I'm in a bad way here. Here is the short version, and I'll post the long detailed version below. I'm needing to figure out an easier way to post changes to the data on our SDE ...
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Edit SQL Server table (not registered with geodatabase) with arcpy

I am trying to update some rows in a SQL Server database table (not registered with geodatabase) with arcpy.da.UpdateCursor. However, when running the deleteRow(), I get the error return without ...
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Character encoding support in geodatabases and shapefiles

I've got several geodatabases that include feature classes with Greek letters in a lot of the attributes. When I try exporting a feature class as a shapefile from ArcCatalog, the attributes are ...
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import esri Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) to PostGIS

I would like to import an esri Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) to PostGIS. I have tried to follow the blog post: How to import esri Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) to PostGIS on Linux I installed the GDAL ...
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Migrating Lines to ArcGIS polyline

I'm trying to import geometry lines from Oracle Spatial database to ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. and some data will cause the error. Its says not enough points for feature class, but when I look ...
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Creating PostGIS Geodatabase features in QGIS defaults to ST_Geometry

I have a PostGIS database that uses the PG_Geometry stored in a shape field. This same database is a registered ArcGIS geodatabase. I am able to edit and create features in ArcGIS. I can connect, view ...
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Synchronizing Changes From File Geodatabase to SDE Geodatabase

I have an SDE geodatabase that has a one way replication to a file geodatabase, where I will make edits to the feature classes offline somewhere. I know that this scenario doesn't support one-way or ...
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How to get the path of enterprise geodatabase stored in sql server?

I want to enter a geodatabase in a ListVersions tool.Output will be list of versions in a table. Do i need to give a connection file path for Enterprise_GDB:__ or path of actual GDB. and how???? I am ...
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problem with arcgis Sample : Custom vertex editing commands

please i downloaded this sample : http://help.arcgis.com/en/sdk/10.0/arcobjects_net/conceptualhelp/index.html#/Sample_Custom_vertex_editing_commands/0001000002pz000000/ it's a Dynamic Link Library. ...
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features label didn't appear for some featuresClass

i'm working in a stand-alone application using arcEngine , arcSDE geodatabase , VB.net so my problem is that i can't appear the features label for some featuresClass. when i opened it in arcMap to ...
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How to implement field validation rules in ArcGis?

Not digging in deep, I've found that ArcGis offers validation of 2 basic constraints: field data type and if the value is required or not. Is there any way or AddIn to attach more complex validation ...
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How to load mdb geodatabases in QGIS for MAC?

I've been unsuccessfully looking for a way to add data from a .mdb geodatabase into QGIS for mac. Using the add vector layer, .mdb is not available in the filetypes, and in the database connection I ...
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How to edit a given version of geodatabase?

I have a versioned geodatabase. Any of that versions are used only by one user. So then user called "XXX" has a version called "XXX". So then now I want to make a changes on given version, but when I ...
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How to perform Full Text Search of Esri geodatabase?

How would you go about searching the contents of features, the values in the attribute columns, in an Esri geodatabase? (preference for file-gdb, but SDE would be useful too.) I can envisage workflow ...
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Extract ESRI geodatabase data with QGIS [duplicate]

Is it possible for QGIS to extract data from an ESRI personal geodatabase (.mdb)?
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ArcGIS 10.1 SDE database schema other than SDE or DBO

Just wondering if it's possible to apply a schema other than SDE or DBO to SDE feature or raster tables stored in an enterprise database on MS SQL Server 2008 R2. I have got a new customise schema ...
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Migrate from ArcGIS 10.2 GDB to 10.0

I need to export data from an ArcGIS 10.2 File Geodatabase (GDB) to an older version, so that users running an older version can access the data. Similarly, I would like to save a .mxd file to an ...
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Batch Assign Coded Domain Values with Multiple SubTypes

I have a File GeoDatabase (v10.0) with multiple layers. Each layer has a range of Subtypes (1 to 20+). I have created coded domain values that I would like to assign to their appropriate field. I ...
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How to mirror two geodatabases on the fly?

I'm new to arcgis and its applications. We have the full suite of arcgis solutions (arcgis server, desktop, arcgis sde) We have a requirement... geodatabase (A & B) A & B reside on 2 ...
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How to get Geodatabase into Oracle database/ Tables

Simple question possibly. But how can I import a Geodatabase into a oracle database. I like to put data into tables but just wondering what is the best way or tools to use? Will it be through FME ...
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How to update the length property of a feature class field?

I have a feature class with a string field that I want to update the length from 10 to 25. Is there a way or a tool to update this property without having to create a new field and using field ...
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Why shouldn't data be loaded into an enterprise geodatabase logged in with sde user?

I've read somewhere that it is not good practice to load data into an enterprise geodatabase using the sde user. I was wondering what the reason for this is? Thanks.
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Can feature classes have the same name in two different feature datasets?

I have an SDE Database called "Vector" which contains many feature datasets eg. Region_1, Region_2 etc. I have to reproject the feature classes inside these datasets. Instead of creating a new ...
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SDE Feature Class - Coded Values and Existing Data

I have a SDE Feature class with ~2500 features. Of course all of these have several attributes. I want to use this feature class for a Feature Service, so users are able to add new feature the the ...
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How to convert high precision dataset to low precision

A high precision dataset was loaded from a file geodatabase into arcsde 9.3.1. The dataload was achieved by copy/paste in ArcCatalog. A custom tool (arcobjects) that extracts from the dataset to a ...
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Is this possible with ArcGIS using replication?

I work for a telecom company dealing with fiber management. We have a sister company south of us who we share some fiber and fiber equipment with. Both of us will be using ArcSDE databases. We want ...
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ESRI: ADF + Geodatabase

I'm a .NET Develop. I'm using ESRI / ADF and I have a problem whit some methods of Geodatabase. On the beginning of development I needed connect on GeoDB and execute queries. On this moment I got this ...
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Intersecting with Geodatabase.ISpatialFilter - no results

I'm trying to intersect two layers and get resulting features with the following code I've written: ESRI.ArcGIS.Geodatabase.ISpatialFilter spatialFilter = new ...
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how to keep relationship between feature classes after intersection one of feature classes?

I have geodatabase with 3 feature classes. one of them is circuit polyline feature class and two polygon feature class. substation and division in geodatabase there is relationship between circuit ...
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How to find which subtype using which domain?

I'm trying to delete domain, but i can't because it is in use at an attribute domain. How can I find out at which layer and which subtype ? I have a big geodatabase with more than 30 layers an each ...
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Can feature layer in MXD with joined data from non-geodatabase be published as feature service?

I have a table stored in an SDE geodatabase for all point features with an additional GEOMETRY_ID. A few non-spatial data tables are stored in an ordinary MS SQL Server database. They can be joined by ...
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Is there a way to change Table to Table import parameters in ArcCatalog?

Is there a way to change Table to Table import parameters in ArcCatalog to either import text longer then 255 characters or truncate the input text to 255 characters? I have 350 tables in a CSV ...
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How to solve error 'coordinate exceeds the valid coordinate' in ArcGIS? [closed]

All of the layers in map document are in wgs84. I am getting an error message in the ArcGIS server log for one specific layer (see below). I ran the analyze tool from the Map Service Publishing option ...
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How to copy selected features from one sde to another using ArcObjects?

Assuming I have two SDEs or other datasources with the same datamodel. One contains features the other one is empty. In ArcMap I have layers from both datasources in my table of contents. Now I would ...
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ArcSDE error: “Maximum number of connections to instance exceeded ”

I have an ArcSDE error: " *Failed to connect to database. Maximum number of connections to instance exceeded " Did what ESRI recommended :" Check the value set for the CONNECTIONS parameter in ...
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Can we create a temporary in-memory geodatabase using python?

I have been using in-memory workspace for creating temporary features, but I was wondering if we could create a temporary in-memory geodatabase (using python) and then use it for importing other ...
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How to resolve ArcGIS for Desktop Error (SDE has lost its connection with underlying DBMS[ORA-03114:not connected ORACLE])? [duplicate]

How to resolve this issue when user leaves the system idle for one hour and again trying to connect Database, It encounters the Connection error message and then user should close the ArcGIS and ...
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How to begin creating a linear referenced gdb with NHD

Our legacy fish distribution data contains data by reaches. Reaches are arbitrary locations on streams, eg. reach 1, 2, 3. Each reach's from-to are known, but not by x,y coords. An example is 'brown ...
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Why to use Add Attachments (Data Management) and not Hyperlink field?

Why should I use Add Attachments and not a hyperlinked field? What are the advantages in case of a lot of layers with a lot of attachments at the GDB? What are the best way to manage attachments for a ...
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Export to a Shapefile and maintain Domain Coded Values

I maintain a complex parcel fabric that uses coded value domains for a few fields. These are short integer fields with values from 1 - 6. These values represent say 1:Integrated Registered Survey ...
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Add feature to replica

I create one-way replica from one geodatabase to another. After that, i add new feature class in parent geodatabase. Is it possible to include new feature class in replica, but i don't want to ...
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How to open a map from gdb?

A librarian has helped me create some maps, and I need to open them. He is off work at the moment and I am in a rush for this. I have downloaded ArcGIS and he says I can open this with arcMAP. He has ...
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Can Geodatabase files from ArcMap be imported and used in Qgis?

I'm looking into Qgis and am doing some tests, but one thing I need to be able to do is use geodatabase files from ArcMap and ArcPad. Is that something that can be done and with relative ease? I ...
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How to process large shapefiles faster in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have huge line and polygon shapefiles that I want to edit with some geoprocessing tasks (clip, buffer, erase,...). Altough my computer is not that slow, I am annoyed of waiting up to 15 hours for ...
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Import related CSVs to geodatabase without losing foreign key relationships

For various reasons I understand it is poor practice to rely upon OBJECTID fields to relate different tables together using a relationship class. Therefore, I have a series of several tables related ...
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How to edit the PGDB data in QGIS

I have a small query regarding the Q-GIS software. I hope someone in the know would be able to answer them. I am using 1.9.0-Master q gis. My datasets are inside a ESRI personal Geodatabase. I am ...
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Migration from .gdb to .mdb - how to change automaticly all querys at MXD from “ ” to [ ]?

after migration from File Geodatabase (.gdb) to Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) - how to change automatically all field names at query definitions at the MXD from " " to [ ] What's else is important ...
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Understand and use user provided file structure

I have at my disposal a folder with data provided to me by a person that knows nothing about GIS. I have the impression that its file structure was generated by some esri desktop product. I have only ...
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Problem with Coordinate Tolerances when I export my .shp files to .mdb

When I export my shapefile to a personal geodatabase using ArcMap, the result is not the same as the original database. I do not know how to solve this problem.
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How to list feature classes with active “attribute domains”?

I have an Esri file geodatabase with attribute domains defined. I need to delete some of the attribute domains but can't because "The domain is used by an attribute rule.". How might I discover which ...