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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Unable to delete .lock files within geodatabase using Python

I am having problems with lock files while deleting and copying geodatabases for backup purposes. print "Now backing up your Geodatabase" distutils.dir_util.remove_tree ...
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Fixing Script Error Invalid Pointer from ArcGIS Geoprocessing Tools?

I am just learning ArcGIS 10.2 and it was working well until I tried to use the Export to a Geodatabase (single) option for a dbs table I made. Since then, it seems I now get the same Script Error for ...
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How to let ArcGIS Server see related records in a geodatabase

I have an ArcSDE geodatabase which contains multiple relationship classes. If I add this layer to ArcMap, the relationship is automatically applied (eg, the Identify dialog allows me to drill-down to ...
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Creating a VB.net Dataset in Visual Studio 2010 from an SDE Geodatabase

I am building an ArcMap Addin that contains several Windows Forms with controls that need to be bound to a database. I am trying to decide whether or not to use a native SQL Server Database or an SDE ...
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How do you unregister a table from a esri geodatabase?

How do you reverse the "Register with Geodatabase" operation? I reckon it isn't uncommon to accidentally register (since it is the first option on Manage menu in ArcCatalog 10.2). Is there a tool ...
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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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Unable to save edits. The requested operation is invalid on a closed state [State_id=3411]. Arcgis 10.4 oracle 11g

Recently updated our system from Arcgis 10.3 to 10.4 (both client and server side). When trying to edit my versioned arcsde oracle database following error appears. The error message reads: ...
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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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Conversion from shapefile to geodatabase feature class in ARCGIS

I have converted feature class from a geodatabase to shapefile, and after that I have updated some polygons in shapefile. Now I want to get back to the same feature class or a fress/new feature class ...
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Get domain descriptions for multiple fields using SQL (ArcSDE 10.3/Oracle back-end)

How can I get domain descriptions for multiple fields using SQL (ArcSDE 10.3/Oracle back-end)? I have successfully used the Oracle SQL in the ESRI document: Resolving domain codes to description ...
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Using Editor tools in Arcpy script

I would like to create a custom merge tool that merges 2 polygons within 1 feature class together. I want to have a tool that merges 2 polygons and adds up a specific attribute. Is there any way to ...
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How to edit feature in sqlserver geodatabase

I am using arcmap 10.2.1 and arcobject 10.2.1,I just want to conncet to a geodatabase and edit,add,delete a feature from a feature class using arcobject,I tried to connect to database and it works ...
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ESRI oracle multi editor schemas

Background: Oracle 11g, Arcserver 10.3.1 Our group is trying to organize our geodatabase based on application, much like how Sql server creates its instances. All our tables are at the master SDE ...
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Table doesn't match base table schema in Geodatabase Versioning?

ArcGIS 10.1 sp1 with Oracle 11g I've got a versioned feature class that I have discovered has a base table with a different schema than the corresponding A table. (A + registration_id from ...
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Connect to remote Sqlserver using arcobject

I want to connect to a database assigned to a vps with an ip address.I used this string to connect to Database when it was on localhost. how I change it to connect to remote one? ...
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Modeling Geodatabase for whole world?

My recent assignment is to model a multi-user geodatabase for the whole world using the ESRI platform. This geodatabase contains administrative layers and topographic layers. The schema is to be ...
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Importing existing data model into geodatabase [closed]

How can I integrate an existing ArcGIS datamodel like Arc Marine into my geodatabase? I dont have schematics in my ArcGIS 9.3.1.
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Looking for succesful implementaion of PPDM in form of geodatabase

I am have difficulties in implementing spatial version of Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) for our GIS database. Does anyone have a reference to a sucessful case of implementing PPDM in ...
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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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Count number of attributes for unique field values in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Running ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, I have two feature classes in a geodatabase. One is a point FC for polling stations, the other is a polygon FC for states. The polling station FC contains over 1000 ...
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How to load data programmatically from shapefile into feature class (geodatabase)? [closed]

Can some Genuis here help me programmatically (using python and comtypes) load shapefile data in to an existing geodatabase (feature class). The attributes of the shapefile has to match with the ...
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How can I delete an ITable?

I have created an ITable but I need to be able to delete it if it already exists. How can I delete an ITable? This is the code that I have so far which checks for an existing ITable. public static ...
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How can I convert a DataTable to a GeoDatabaseTable

I have a DataTable full of "stops" and I want to convert it into a table that can be GeoCoded. However, I am getting an error when I try to execute it. The Message: Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been ...
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What is difference between version 2.10 & 2.14 in FileGDB driver support in QGIS? GDB version is 10.2.2

Problem is with QGIS Desktop 2.14.0. I need to edit a FileGDB in QGIS. I have followed the instructions shown in this thread and have added the option "ESRI FileGDB". But after I choose the ...
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Exporting photo from geodatabase

I have a lot of photos in the geodatabase, I want to export the photos to a file. How do I export the photos from geodatabse? What tools are used?
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Survey Data to GIS database [closed]

This is a General Question on a possible workflow for Survey Data directly to ArcGIS In most GIS/Survey workflows there is a field collection team and backoffice GIS team. When the availability of ...
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Can spatial data in Oracle be imported into SQL server?

Oracle supports spatial data and so does SQL Server. What are the things to consider if we have to migrate spatial data from Oracle to SQL Server? Are there any features in Oracle that are not there ...
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Importing/copying geodatabase schema from multiple tables to single table?

I have an existing ArcGIS 10 geodatabase which has a complicated schema containing multiple tables and joins, and I wish to simplify this for faster web delivery. For example, Featureclass1 is ...
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How to merge several tables/feature classes into single geodatabase object in ArcObejcts?

My project is ArcGis extension, which uses a specific set of tables and feature classes. I want that this structure to behave like single geodatabase object, so user cannot delete part of it's schema. ...
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Splitting Quad to 1:7,500 in ArcGIS Desktop?

Here I have 1:24,000k quads. I know how to use the word split toolbox. What I would like to split 24,000K to 1:7,500 or 6,000k. Is there a way around for me to do that ? For example,, if you have one ...
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Using one-to-many relationship classe/tabl in ArcGIS Desktop for monitoring?

I have a water source feature class in my geodatabase that stores point locations and other non-changing information. I want to monitor these water sources year after year and keep track of the data ...
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Importing values into n:m relationship class of geodatabase?

I have an m:n relationship class in an ArcGIS 10.0 Geodatabase. The values for the association table already exist in another table. I would now like to import this table into the ArcGIS ...
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M-N relationship class in geodatabase with existing linking table?

I have a parcel database with an M-N relationship (Parcels to Deeds). I have already created and populated a linking table. We have also set up two relationship classes in the geodatabase for the two ...
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Dynamically Create a Foreign Key for Relationship Classes

May be a relativity novice question but my research has turned up no direct answer. I have a feature class of land owner parcels that I would like to preserve its schema. I would like to add fields ...
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Trouble importing Feature Classes into Feature Datasets

I'm sure there must be a simple reason for this but I can't seem to be able to import a shp file or a feature class from another file or sde geodatabase into a Feature Dataset without getting an ...
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How to use the ISpatialFilter interface with ArcGIS 10.1?

From what I've heard till now: 1) ArcGIS from version 10.1 and forth will only support http connections: local connections will not be supported any longer. 2) The code ESRI.ArcGIS.Carto.IMapServer ...
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How do I upload a Featureclass to a Geodatabase in C#?

I have a featureclass with Arcobjects that came from a Shapefile and I wish to import it into a geodatabase. I have the geodatabase connection, I just don't know how to load the feature class to a ...
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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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Creating 9.3 version of geodatabase in ArcMap 10?

Under the What's new for geodatabases in ArcGIS 10 Esri talks about an optional parameter that allows you to create a 9.3 geodatabase in version 10. I cannot find any other info. Any help on how ...
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Unable to create object class extension COM component?

I'm getting the error: Unable to create object class extension COM component in ArcMap 10.2 when trying to open feature classes from old geodatabases. I'm also getting "error repairing the ...
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Changing codes in Subtypes of Geodatabase using ArcGIS Desktop?

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.
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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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Geodatabase topology and geometric network on the same data

I know that I can't have a topology and geometric network on the same data in the same dataset in ArcSDE. But is there any solution how to do this? I need geometric network for generating diagrams via ...
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Listing feature classes with active 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 ...
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How to prepare domain on multifeature using Arcmap?

I am using a Personal Geodatabase. How do I set up domains on multiple fields?
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Accessing data stored in related tables from a network dataset

According to ESRI's transit data model, this implementation, and several thesis papers, any non-spatial information (such as public transport schedules, employee info, trips etc) which is not stored ...
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Oracle error when copying massive feature dataset

In ArcCatalog 10.1, when copying a feature dataset with roughly 3 million objects as well as a few thousand tables and relationship classes, my team is running into an 'Underlying DBMS error ...
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MS SQL table with geometry field to feature class

I have a table in a native SQL database (no geodatabase, dc_geobank_public.sde in the code) with cca. 300 000 records and 18 fields. Two of the field contains projected X and Y coordinates, and one ...
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Is there any place in which I can find a list of invalid database characters for ArcGIS 10?

Relating to my question about the split tool here, as suggested I ask a new question: is there any place with a list of invalid characters to use in a database in ArcGIS 10? edit: It is in relation ...
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How to migrate GDB data into PostGIS without ESRI apps?

Can you tell me how I can load geodatabase data into PostGIS without having to install ESRI apps? The solution I found online talked about using ArcGIS to convert GDB to SHP and then importing SHP to ...