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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Identify parcels that have two types of land use

I have two polygon layers in a geodatabase. One layer is land parcels. The other layer is land use. I want to identify the six largest parcels that contain both "upland forests" and "wetlands" (i.e. ...
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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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Cant see my Table of Contents in Arc10

I am new to Arc10. I am using a students version on my home laptop. I have lost my table of contents completely from the left side of my screen. Does anyone know where I can find the damn thing? ...
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Search Geodatabase [closed]

I'm looking for a way to search Geodatabase's for files? Is there any function like this available? Obviously windows search only returns the random ID's for the tables within a Geodatabase. I'd like ...
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How to distinguish between File and Personal Geodb workspace?

I am looking for a way - given an IWorkspace object - to check if it was created from a Personal-GDB or a File-GDB. I tried using IWorkspace.WorkspaceFactory to check if it's an instance of e.g. ...
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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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Can ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1 open Geodatabase created using ArcGIS for Server 10.1?

can it possible to use old version of arcgIS desktop, say ver 9.3.1, if we develop a geodatabase using arcGIS 10.1. The above answers were very useful will make me to understand more on arcgis server, ...
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Unable to edit data in an ArcSDE geodatabase

I'm dealing for the first time with an ArcSDE geodatabase so I'm facing simple problems to you. ESRI help wasn't of much help (to a begginer at least). I can't edit my data in ArcMap, most probably ...
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How to transform JSON with field x,y to gdb in fme

I have JSON file with x,y field. I wonder how to transform geoemtry to gdb? Example of json: [ { "OBJECTID": "1", "x": "15", "y": "21" }, { "OBJECTID": "2", "x": "16", ...
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What's the proper way of deleting versioned data from an SDE geodatabase?

I haven't really read this anywhere. What is the proper way of deleting versioned data from an SDE geodatabase to make sure nothing is left behind in the A & D tables? Do I need to unversion the ...
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How to create a geodatabase feature class using a geodatabase table schema with ArcPy?

Is there a way in ArcPy to create an empty polygon geodatabase feature class that will acquire the schema of a geodatabase table? I know that it's possible in ArcCatalog (New -> Feature Class and ...
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How to register table with geodatabase with a command line?

Is there a way to register with geodatabase a table stored in an Oracle 11g database, without using ArcMap or Python script? I'd like to do it with a command line like when registering with ArcSDE ...
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Personal Geodatabase: Access speed up due the use of RelationshipClasses?

I've a special question about the effects of RelationshipClasses. For some reasons I've created a Personal Geodatabase and imported two features from Shape-Files and created an own table. For ...
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How to search an ITable with conditions [duplicate]

At the moment I am searching for the most effective method of searching an ITable with one or more conditions (like where clauses). I can perform it manually by iterating through each row and proof ...
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How can I append field from a geodatabase table to a polygon feature class?

I have an existing polygon feature class with about 30 attribute fields. I would like to append another 20 fields from an existing table in the same file geodatabase. Can this be done using an ...
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How to store large amounts of text in an SDE table

I need to store a lot of text in a field in an SDE registered business table (an ITable, not a featureclass) - let's say 10,000 words roughly. I am using Oracle 10g and ArcSDE 9.1. I am programming ...
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Images in map layouts

I wanted to place some images in my map layout but I found that images are not embedded in the MXD files so now, after I deleted them, I've lost the graphics and have to do them again. Is here any ...
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What is the maximum, allowable field length for a FacilityID field in a Cityworks geodatabase?

Over the past couple of months, I have seen a few esri-geodatabases and they seem to be either a text field with a length of 20 or 30. Is 30 the maximum field length? Clarification: The answer I'm ...
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Transfer subtype Descriptions form long integer value into a string at new diffrent field

I need to convert entire geodatebase into shp files.One of the layers have 30 subtypes. I want and maintain the subtype data. Is there a way to Automatically populate the name of the subtype (Transfer ...
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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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Can I make an ESRI checkout replica from a checkout replica?

If I create a checkout from a clients geodatabase, can I then turn around and put that replica on our ArcGIS Server and create a couple replicas from it? So, then, our replicas would be synced to the ...
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How can you tell if a RDBMS is an ArcSDE Geodatabase?

I want to know if there is any way I can query the RDBMS to determine whether it is an ArcSDE Geodatabase, or if I have to do it through ArcObjects. I am wondering if it would be enough to check if ...
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Renaming shapefiles with prefix while running arcpy.FeatureClassToGeodatabase?

I'm fairly new to the arcpy world. I am trying to create a script in 10.0 that will load a dataset (file geodatabase) into ArcSDE and rename the feature classes with a prefix, i.e. San_Diego_Bay -> ...
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How to replicate an unversioned SDE geodatabase to a file geodatabase?

I need to implement a process for creating a file geodatabase copy (a read-only snapshot, essentially) of a production SDE geodatabase without using versioning, adding global ID columns, etc. I cannot ...
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GDB maintenance of muliple editors without ArcSDE

I'm working with ArcGIS 10.1 SP1. I have finished 18 months of collecting data and digitization and built an impressive GDB with a lot of tables, relationship classes and 100 feature classes. Now i ...
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How to run “sdetable register” command in SQL Server?

I was planning to run "sdetable register" command to register a particular field as OID for an non-spatial table already created in a SDE database. I am with SQL Server 2008 R2. I tried to run the ...
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Subtypes in ArcGIS

I've created a subtype field in my attribute table, but now I want to change the codes. How do I do that? ArcCatalog doesn't enable editing my subtype. Thanks for help.
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How to switch to a GDB created in the middle of a script

EDIT: Here's my full script and hopefully a better way of explaining what I need done: #Import import arcpy, sys, os # Set environment settings arcpy.env.workspace = sys.argv[1] inFiles = ...
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Exporting PostgreSQL table to FileGDB: wkbUnknown layer geometry type

I'm attempting to export a PostGIS (1.5.3) database table as a File geodatabase using the new FileGDB OGR / GDAL 1.9.0 driver: $ ogr2ogr -overwrite -sql "SELECT * from db_pts LIMIT 1" \ -f ...
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Harmonizing feature class definitions from many geodatabases

I just started a new job and we have about 20 different clients. Each client has their own database with totally different schemas. I'm trying to combine all of the schemas into a blank database ...
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Trouble Copying Data into File Geodatabase from Personal Geodatabase

I've been unable to successfully copy and paste personal geodatabase feature classes to a new file geodatabase in ArcCatalog 10.1. As the screenshot shows, the Data Transfer dialog box contains all ...
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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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Cartographic Representation: how to use different rule for different polygon?

I create a file geodatabase to hold a polygon of the land boundary. What I would like to set up the RULE to separate colors. I had to split the polygons into 2 separate polygons and change the ID to ...
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ArcMap - Opening the attribute table gives 'Could not load data from the data source' error

ArcMap wont display the attribute table of a dataset. I get an error 'Could not load data from the data source' and it says 'An invalid SQL statement was used'. It then opens a table with the correct ...
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Benefits of relationship classes and how they can be accessed in c#

At the moment I've a personal geodatabase with two imported feature classes from shape files and an own created table. This table has columns for the IDs of the elements in the two feature classes. ...
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Is there a way of changing reference scale of existing dimension feature class?

I have an existing dimension feature class that I would like to change a reference scale of. Is that possible at all? Or do I have to always create a new one, with desired reference scale, and then ...
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How to access a table in a personal geodatabase using C#

I've a personal geodatabase which has some shape files included. To get a "complex" relation I've created a single table which will be have 1:1 or 1:N references which the different shape files (atm. ...
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Domains can only be delete or modified by the owner?

Arcmap States that "When a new domain is created, the owner of that domain—that is, the user who created it—is recorded. Only the owner of an attribute domain can delete or modify it." So say for ...
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Creating ArcSDE feature class in MS SQL Server?

Unfortunately I am totally dumb when it comes to programming, and very new to databases (mainly because I studied geography), so : I have a Microsoft SQL Database Server, and a ArcSDE geodatabase. I ...
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Automatically update feature class based on another feature class in same geodatabase

I work at headquarters and there are 3 regions. Each region is responsible for their data and headquarters is responsible for merging the data and creating a national coverage. All regions and ...
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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 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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Setting up file geodatabase API

Can someone point me to a guide for setting up the file geodatabase API? I'm using Visual Studio Express 2012. I can deal with writing and debugging the code - I just can't seem to figure out how to ...
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Importing labels for check in/out from an SDE to file geodatabase

I am working on a large project where I am using the ArcMap 10 'distributed geodatabase' feature to check out a file geodatabase from our SDE file. I have tried several ways to avoid having to ...
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Change Which FeatureClass a RelationshipClass Points at

When you use ArcGIS' Project tool it creates a new featureclass. This is awesome, unless the featureclass you projected had been related to twenty-some tables. All of those relationships still point ...
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Finding the Default version in a large linage tree

I have a very large versioning linage tree. I am using the arcGIS 10.0 GDBT tool. How can I find the node with the default version?
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How to use IObjectClassEvents?

I need to use IObjectClassEvents in my project. I don't know how to start, can any one give me a simple explanation, or an example in C#.
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Shapes of this entity type not allowed in this layer when CreateFeature() is called

I have the following code that calls on a remote geodatabase server. Everything is connected and working, but when I try to add a point and use featureclass.CreateFeature();, it shuts down. At first ...
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Why does Erase give ERROR 999999 (Error executing function Invalid Topology Negative point valence)?

I am getting the following error when I try to erase a set of data from a file within a gdb. Any idea on what to do? I have done repair geometry multiple times on the input/erase datasets. I have 16GB ...
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Is PPDM Lite still available as a Geodatabase template?

I have been looking for a Geodatabase template that conforms to the PPDM Lite standard and believe that one was previously available here. However, that page no longer exists and no Geodatabase ...