In ArcGIS, a collection of geographic features with the same geometry type (such as point, line, or polygon), the same attributes, and the same spatial reference.

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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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Connect a sub-model with multiple outputs to current model

I have a model in model builder that is clipping multiple feature classes to my study area. It is running with an iterator and creating 4 new clipped feature classes that are only represented by one ...
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How to extract the number of vertices in each polygon?

I have ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 and my challenge is how to extract the of number vertices in each polygon for all features like this: I have many parcels in my feature class and I want to extract ...
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Adding an existing Feature class to an existing Feature Dataset in c#(arcobjects)

I want to add an existing feature class to an existing feature dataset. Both the feature class and the dataset have the same coordinate system, I searched over the net but only assistance I found was ...
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How to take 2 points from One featureClass, create a line between those points, and add the line to a new featureClass (aka Shape File)?

I'm a total noob/beginner in ArcObjects. I'm coding in C#. I want to extract 2 points from a given featureClass, create a straight line between those 2 points, create a new feature class and add ...
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For loop within SDE

I have a list of SDE connection files in a folder in my computer. I can use arcpy.listWorkspaces("*", "SDE") to find the workspaces. But I then want to dig deeper into each of the SDE files and list ...
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Maintain Feature Data without Creating It

I work in City Gov. We utilize County Assessor data (Parcels) as they are updated from the Assessors office. Currently we store then in our Enterprise SDE system. As we get new updates, we have to ...
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end execution of script and send email if schema has changed

I would like to append the data from one feature class to another after confirming that the schemas match in both feature classes. I can append the data from one FC to another by using this simple ...
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Creating Random Points in ArcGIS 10.1

I would like to create random points across my study area (which is a DEM raster) using the Feature Class> Create Random Points. However, I need to select/copy/move/delete these points and re-arrange ...
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How to reset ObjectID after running Delete_Features on SDE feature table?

I have a python script that deletes all features on a SDE feature table and then inserts new features to it. I noted that the ObjectID keeps incrementing from where the last feature was with before ...
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Issue on IFeatureDataConverter.ConvertFeatureClass

Does anyone know if it's possible to reuse this method with a "feature dataset" already present ? I'm trying to import multiple shapefiles under a featuredataset inside a fgeodb. Everything it's ...
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How to add XY coordinates (latitude/longitude) to a DEM raster in ArcGIS 10.1

I would like to add xy coordinates of about 10 sites to a raster. I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and my xy coordinates are on Access 2013 database - saved as .mdb. The steps I have taken so far: 1) In ...
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ESRI ArcMap Topology rules on multi story buildings

I would like to run some topology rules to find snapping errors in our polygons but I am running in to the problem where we are working on multi story buildings with every polygon regardless of floor ...
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Geometric Network error in File Geodatabase<Network Dataset

I need to create a geometric network in my network dataset which resides within my file geodatabase. I have been receiving the following error: Cannot create geometric network. The selected feature ...
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How to create a feature class in memory?

I am trying to create a feature class in memory but I am not sure how to use the syntax. My code looks like this: FC = arcpy.CreateFeatureclass_management("", "in_memory/FC", "POLYGON", "", ...
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Open Failed - Attribute Column Not Found

I'm running a PostgreSQL database on my local machine and have set up an connection to it from ArcMap 10.1. I can see all of my tables in the Catalog pane. There is one table that I cannot seem to ...
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How do I use a generic List with my Arc Objects code?

/// <summary> /// Gets a list of all geoms in a Feature Class /// </summary> /// <param name="FClass">The Feature Class</param> /// <returns>a List of ...
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Copy specific cell value from one feature class and append to another feature class

I want to copy specific cell value from one feature class and append to another feature class. I have the following code, however, when I run this, it does not produce the results, nor shows any ...
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How to customize inputs in Iterate Feature Class - ModelBuilder 10.1

I am using the Iterate Feature Class tool in ModelBuilder to iterate through feature classes within a Geodatabase. I would like to add the capability to custom select which feature classes within a ...
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Copy features from feature class to an existing feature class with arcpy

I see CopyFeatures_management, but this creates a new feature class. http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//001700000035000000 Is there a way to copy features from a feature ...
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'DEFeatureClass' vs. 'IFeatureClass'

I'm writing an ArcGIS 10.1 .pyt toolbox to accept a feature class as input (not a shapefile). Referencing ESRI's online guide to 'Geoprocessing Data Types of Parameters and Environments' [PDF ...
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ArcReader 10.1 trouble (loading and printing is taking very long ime)

We've run into printing problems in ArcReader 10.1. Our trouble is with a particular floodplain feature class located in an SDE database. It simply takes forever to load! Then, when printing, it takes ...
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How do I convert a GPFeatureRecordSetLayer Feature Set to a Feature Class?

I have C# code to run a geoprocessing package that produces an output which is stored in a GPFeatureRecordSetLayer. Right now I have code that displays the result on the GUI when the job is complete . ...
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True long int fields in a File Geodatabase

I have been wondering about the 'long ints' in FGDBs. They are 32 bit, which is just a regular int in most places. Is it possible to actually have a field be a 64 bit int? I have some bigint's (64 ...
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How to use multiple wildcards within an iterator in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I would like to know if it is possible to use multiple wildcards to select specific shapefiles when using the Iterate Feature Classes tool in ArcGIS modelbuilder. E.g. I use this to select all ...
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Convertfeaturestographics Tool or Program

Problem : With over 19 feature classes in our dataset, we need to convert all these featureclasses to graphic . But to do it programmatically, we searched the resources but could not find a Python ...
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Is it possible to localize ArcGIS Feature-Classes?

I wondered if it is possible to translate an arcgis feature-class into different languages? For example I want to translate the Fields of the class and then add the data for the defined languages. I ...
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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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Schema Lock Test in Model Builder for ArcGIS 10.0 Desktop

I have made a model (Model Builder) that exports a Polygon Layer from a Parcel Fabric and Exports it as a set of Features Classes into a set of Feature Datasets. However, there are often other people ...
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How to add an existing feature class to a new feature dataset

I have a feature class. IFeatureClass AOIfc = AOIfws.OpenFeatureClass("BrigadeAOI"); I need to be able to put this feature class into a feature dataset that is newly created. The following line of ...
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Is there any way to reset feature cursor?

When we search within a feature class, it returns a feature cursor. To get features from a feature cursor, I use following code snippet: private List<IFeature> GetFeatureList(IFeatureCursor ...
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How to find within a geodatabase from the catalog window

I have a geodatabase containing hundreds of feature classes that I want to be able to search within so that I know which feature class to load. All the feature classes come from different data ...
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Problem in filling table of ArcSDE feature class in SQL Server 2008?

I have an ArcSDE point feature class and I add it to ArcMap 10. After that I add some points to it and fill every field for all points in the attribute table and Save Editing. However, the SQL ...
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Why is it important to use feature layers in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to understand creation of a geoprocess with ModelBuilder, but I don't know why it's important to use feature layers instead of feature classes when creating a geoprocess with ModelBuilder. ...
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How to upload polygon data for appending to a geodatabase via a JS API web application

After a many hours of research, I am having a hard time determining the feasibility of an application I am trying to build. Basic proposed functionality is: user logs in, uploads polygon (either ...
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How to efficiently check for feature overlaps with Arcpy?

In an effort to reduce processing time, I am looking for ways to pre-process data within my script. I have ~18,000 featureclasses with ~500 features each (all simple circle polygons) from which I want ...
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cast from IFeatureClass to ISchemaLock

I'm programming with the ARCGIS Java SDK, in Eclipse. I need to cast an IFeatureClass to an ISchemalock. This cast is supposed to be allowed. There is an example of this cast in: ...
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add an INDEX to an IFeatureClass with ARCGIS Java sdk

I want to add an index to a feature class. To do so, I used the very short and complete example given there: ...
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Add a new field in a already created feature class

I have a feature class. On the basis of some calculation, I want to create a new field in that table and set value of that field. To do so, my algorithm is: void UpdateFeatureClass(IFeatureClass ...
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Cannot Import Feature Class into Personal Geodatabase in ArcGIS 10.1

My objective is really simple. I have a shapefile and would like to convert it to a Feature Class. My goal is to use HEM tools, which I think requires me to convert my shapefile of interest to a ...
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Is there a faster way to get unique values for a given FeatureClass in ArcObject?

I'm trying to count rows by unique values for a given FeatureClass. I'm using DataStatistics to get the unique values for a specific column for a given FeatureClass. This seems to be (very) slow with ...
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Feature class field count caching issue

In our application, we exposed a custom file format to ArcScene through a custom plugin data-source. However, we experience some problems which we ascribe to caching issues. We generate a dataset ...
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What is the best practice for editing feature class?

I am working with some feature classes. I create those feature classes using my add-in. User can add/ delete features from these feature classes clicking on "add", "delete" buttons and selecting ...
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Field Type Date invalid when run in Python, but not in Model

Using ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 and PyScripter When running the arcpy.FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion, I get the error that the field type of Date is not valid. However, when running this ...
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Feature Class Extents Changed After Import

I have been tasked with editing the attributes and fixing geometry of a feature class in a shared geodatabase. The feature class is not in a feature dataset. I decided to export the feature class ...
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What is difference between map layer and spatial dataset (e.g. feature class, shapefile)?

This may be very trivial question. To me they seems very similar in concept. What is the difference between feature class and feature layer?
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How to make two feature layers congruent using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two feature layers (polyline/polygon) which should be congruent but there's an offset of about 220 meters. The Georeferencing tool only works with raster layers. How do I do the equivalent ...
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Unable to change name of feature class using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am in ArcView 9.3. I have created a personal gdb and a Feature Class. I was able to change the name of the gdb, but why CAN'T I change the name for the Feature Class (FC)?