a collection of related feature classes that share a common coordinate system.

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How do you organize your geodata?

A geodatabase doesn't provide much flexibility in organizing your data hierarchically. All feature sets live either at the top level of the database, or one level down in feature datasets. A feature ...
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What happens to feature class when importing to feature dataset?

I am creating a model that needs to ensure that all input datasets end up in the same coordinate system (among other things). I was originally going to batch project all of the datasets whether they ...
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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 delete feature class features faster (ArcPy)

I have written this script that recurses through all feature classes in a given set of feature datasets and deletes all their features. It appears to do the job but it runs pretty slowly. Is there ...
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Is there a performance hit from using a Feature Dataset?

I vaguely remember being taught not to use a Feature Dataset to make things "look neat" in the database, and that the Feature Dataset should only be used when there was some sort of spatial ...
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How to delete multiple feature classes simultaneously?

I created a number of feature datasets to temporarily store the output of some ModelBuilder models. Each dataset contains several thousand feature classes, and the idea was that I could just delete ...
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Creating Relationship classes

I am trying to create relationship classes in a Feature Dataset. The Relationship Class created successfully, I want when I update a record in the Origin table the Destination's would be updated. But ...
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Can you create feature classes with the same name in different feature dataset

I've searched but can't seem to find any info on this which is surprising as this should be an easy one to answer. I'm using ArcGIS 9.3 and trying to create a feature class called 'cadastre' in ...
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Is there equivalent to feature datasets supported by PostGIS?

I am currently planning the migration of a database from ArcSDE/ ArcMap to PostGIS / QGIS. The data is stored in raster catalogues and feature datasets. Is there an equivalent to feature datasets ...
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Constructing file path within Python for Feature Class within Feature Dataset?

Based on my understanding of the ArcGIS path structure, a feature class inside a feature dataset inside a geodatabase can be accessed by the following: C:\Menu\Lunch.gdb\Sandwich\Cheese Where ...
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Referencing Feature Dataset in File Geodatabase with ArcPy?

I'm trying to develop an arcpy script which will eventually loop through number of rasters and feature classes stored in file geodatabase. I'd like to export spatial reference for these attributes ...
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Creating multiple Feature Datasets from table/list using ArcPy?

How to Create multiple Feature Datasets from a table/list. I can create a single feature dataset in a geodatabase with this Python code. import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = ...
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Can't save result of “Extract Values to Points (Spatial Analyst)” inside the working feature dataset!

I have a file geodatabase in which I have a feature dataset. I have some feature classes inside the feature dataset. I wonder why when I attempt to save the result of Extract Values to Points (Spatial ...
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How to create dataset in python with creation options like in ogr2ogr with -dsco options

In ogr2ogr there is dsco option (data source creation option). e.g. ogr2ogr -f DXF -dsco trailer=trailer_buildings.dxf -dsco header=header_buildings.dxf out.dxf test_buldings_shp.shp. It works well, ...
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From text data create a FeatureClass with table with python

I'm searching how the output of one program (text file with some writings, but also with data as numbers, dates, times, coordinates, all separated with commas) can be transformed to a Feature Dataset. ...
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Getting full path of empty sde feature datasets (Children property from arcpy.Describe object won't work))

My goal is to copy all the feature classes in a file geodatabase into an sde geodatabase, skipping those elements which already exist in the output sde gdb. Both geodatabases have the same feature ...
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How do I implement a custom IFeatureDatasetExtension?

How can I implement IFeatureDatasetExtension and register it so that ArcGIS discovers and initializes it? In arcobjects, I see that Esri has a number of coclasses that implement ...
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No placement inside feature dataset using arcpy XYtoLine?

When I run the following code with the outFC creation path set to a feature dataset inside a file geodatabase... arcpy.XYToLine_management(tempFC, outFC, "POINT_X", "POINT_Y", "NEAR_X", "NEAR_Y", ...
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Using FME to extract and store data in geodatabase in different feature datasets to create seamless dataset?

Original data structure as supplied is 124 folders with identical feature data sets: There is a common attribute in all datasets (metadata) that I need to inspect and extract the data flow for ...
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Why my Feature Class created with the tool “create feature from XY table” is outside the Feature Dataset?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.2 and I'm trying to create a Feature Class inside a Feature Dataset from a table opened through OLE-DB connection using the tool "Create Feature Class from XY Table". The output ...
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Add data from table into feature class

I have a feature class with mostly unpopulated fields (ArcMap Standard 10.1, in an SDE database, with attachments). I exported the attribute table as a .csv file so that a co-worker without access to ...
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Extracting a small subset of an .sdc file

There are some line features in the form of an .sdc file. I do not need all the data in the file, just a very small subset of it. I understand that .sdc files are highly compressed, and my file is ...
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ArcMap remove feature-class from feature-dataset

I am using ArcMap 10.0 (Editor). I have got a feature-dataset within a GDB with several feature-classes and an topology. I am unable to find a way to delete/remove a feature class from that ...
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Merge multiple feature datasets while maintaining shapefiles for respective point, line, and polygon files nested ArcGIS

I've been doing some digging and a few days of playing around with my data in ArcInfo but I haven't been able to find a solution to merging datasets, which consist of many different point, line, and ...
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Self-intersecting after exporting .shp from Personal GeoDatabase

I have a Feature Dataset in a Personal Geodatabase, with resolution = 0.00000001 and tolerance = 0.000000005. I am exporting the Polygon Feature Classes to shapefiles, after setting Resolution = ...
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Is it possible to have Feature Dataset in another Feature Dataset?

Understand from ArcGIS website that we can use feature dataset to group together related feature classes. Is it possible to have another feature dataset in another feature dataset? Understand that ...
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Determine data format from file names

I was given the data which is arranged in folders as shown in the following picture I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I believe feature dataset in ArcGIS only exist in geodatabase. But the datasets are ...
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Multiple python import from feature class into feature dataset in geodatabase

Is it possible to create a python script to import shapefiles/feature classes, from different sources into specific feature datasets in geodatabase, but in one script? I managed to write the script ...
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Listing all feature datasets and classes from multiple geodatabase into CSV file? [duplicate]

I have a folder having multiple geodatabase and I am calling that folder “Multiplegdb” There are 3 geodatabase in a folder which are as follows: ABC.gdb UVW.gdb XYZ.gdb Each geodatabase have ...
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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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Overlaping graphics not visible in featureLayer?

I have constructed a featureCollection from JSON and the feature collection has 44 features. I have given this feature collection as input to the Featurelayer which is showing only 32 graphics ...
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Exporting table of contents (TOC) with group layers to file geodatabase (GDB) with feature datasets?

I have created a python code for exporting shapefiles from TOC from different source folder to a output folder. However, in this case, I have some group layers in the Table of Contents (TOC). ...
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Renaming Feature Class within versioned Feature Dataset

I am working in ArcSDE. I have several feature datasets within an Oracle Enterprise Geodatabase. When I try to rename one of the feature classes that is within a feature dataset it "falls out" of the ...
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Create FeatureDataSet in geodatabase with Arcpy from a table

I create an empty file geodatabase (gdb), and I would like to import in this gdb several feature dataset, at least 120 different dataset. I would like to import those dataset from a table like an ...
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Create feature datasets from group layer name

Is it possible to create feature dataset, based on the name from group layers. I have two separate codes, one for finding out the names of group layers, and other to create feature datasets. ...
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Delete Features from a feature class that participates in a topology

I have an enterprise geodatabase and I would like to delete features using the tool from a feature class that resides in one of the feature datasets and participates in a topology. I tried using the ...
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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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Feature Layer from JSON file

I would like to project my shapefile information on the maps. I converted my shapefile into a JSON file. How can use the Json file to create a featurecollection object in the ARCGIS Javascript API. ...
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Phantom Lock on Feature Dataset

I have a phantom lock on a feature dataset in a file geodatabase (ArcGIS 10.2) that will not allow editing of any of the underlying feature classes. I can edit anywhere else on the geodatabase and ...
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Importing feature class into feature dataset of different coordinate system

So currently I'm creating a geodata base and I'm arranging alot of the data into feature datasets. I have been using the feature class to geodatabase tool to import the data directly into the feature ...
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Importing shapefiles with unknown spatial reference into feature dataset?

I was wondering if I import shapefiles with unknown spatial reference into a feature dataset, with desired coordinate system, would that work?
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Need to export a feature dataset into a new geodatabase

I am having trouble trying to export a feature dataset into a .gdb that I have created. I am working on data in ArcMap 10.2 that is located in my d drive (D:). I have created a folder and a (for ...