File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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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Multiple Relationship Class Links Attrbute Information Put In One Table after Intersection

I have made a file geodatabase that has one shapefile (we will call it shapefile 1) and four tables in it (we will call tables 1-4). I am trying to make shapefile 1 have relationships with all four of ...
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How do I save a geodatabase from the internet that has ftp?

How do you save the geodatabase on the ftp ? It only has the name of the geodatabase with the extension .gdb on it and when I right click on it and it just says download... I have never done it ...
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Naming Conventions in ModelBuilder?

I am new to using ModelBuilder, however, I have created a model to create "straight lines" that represent multiple stream condition monitoring. I have multiple gdbs, and within, multiple feature ...
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ogr2ogr append 1 row to a File GDB feature class's data table

I export a polygon layer from Oracle to a FileGDB using ogr2ogr. I need to append one row to the data table, with '0' for numeric fields and 'No Elements' for the one string field. In ArcGIS, I run a ...
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Implementing output file extension considering type of workspace in ModelBuilder?

In Modelbuilder, I am trying to implement a condition regarding the type of workspace: if this is a GDB, the output FC should not have an Extension (%Scratch%\Nodes_%NameFC%) If this is a Folder, ...
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Determining hardware requirements for mosaic dataset operation to work properly?

I've been building mosaic datasets in ArcGIS, but have been having mixed results depending largely on the number of cores on the computer being used to build the mosaic dataset. For example, on a ...
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How to remove or reset all metadata from FileGeoDatabase (*.gdb)?

Removing metadata from shapefiles is fairly easy, since they are stored in a seperate xml file. How can I remove or reset all metadata in a FileGeoDatabase (*.gdb)?
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File Geodatabase - Feature Save/Edit/Add Error [closed]

USING: ArcMap 10.4 & ArcCatalog 10.4 FILE LOCATION: Local Was wondering if anyone came across the same issue mentioned below, as I'm haven't been able to find an issue like mine elsewhere - I ...
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Coded value domains, Allow Null Values = no. Why does it default to zero?

Trying to use Coded Value Domains with Allow Null Values = No in a File GDB, ArcGIS 10.2. Through an GIS.SE question that I can't seem to find again, I found this through ArcGIS help: "Note: The ...
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ListFeatureClasses isn't returning anything in GDB [closed]

I am writing a script that performs a series of operations on line, point, and polygon files in my file geodatabase matched through a unique number in their filenames. My geodatabase looks like this: ...
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Transfering features class from ArcSDE to File Geodatabase using ArcPy?

I would like to know if it's possible to use python to transfer features class from SDE into a GDB and then transfer it back to SDE without losing SDE parameters such topology, versionning, ...
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Pivot table output name and ModelBuilder failing?

I have created a model that utilises the Pivot Table tool. When I run the model, the tool creates a DBF file in a file GDB. However the naming convention of the file is incorrect. It just has the name ...
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How can I overwrite files in a geodatabase (outside the workspace environment)?

I initially set the workspace environment to a directory and included the option, arcpy.env.overwriteOutput=True, but at some point in my script, I convert a shapefile in that directory to a ...
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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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File geodatabase not visible through ArcCatalog

I get the error "There was an error exporting the layer. Invalid function arguments. FDO error: -2147024894 [GDB_SystemCatalog]" when trying to export data from one of my feature classes in my ...
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Boolean test for file geodatabase having already been compacted?

We receive many 10.3 file geodatabases (fGDB) from a vendor. One contractual requirement is that the fGDB be compacted. Understandably we quality assure everything that comes in our door. Currently I ...
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Getting around current database field limitations?

I have a need to store over 350 fields in a table and have this information readily available to display spatially. The problem is that access only allows for 255 fields. So the feature class that I ...
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Updating attribute table by CSV in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a File Geodatabase in ArcGis that contains shapefiles and tables. The tables must be updated using CSV or Excel files. The structure of the existing tables and the update csv will be exactly ...
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Opening *.mpk map package in QGIS? [duplicate]

I have just received a .mpk file from a geological survey containing geo maps of the country in question. i am using QGIS on a mac and am having trouble accessing the files. I have unzipped the .mpk ...
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Rename the output file ArcGIS

I am copying a tons of features from a file geodatabase to a database server. First I created an enterprise geodatabase connenction and after a database connection. In the first step I added a ...
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Error opening feature class of geodatabase in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a problem. Whenever I try to create, edit or delete feature classes in ArcGIS geodatabase it gives me an following error: "Error opening feature class." and "Could not add the specified data ...
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ArcGIS crashes on opening GDB

I do not have a great experience in ArcGIS, but recently I received 3 datasets in ArcGIS Geodatabase format, which I would like to work on. From these 3 datasets I can open only 1, but not the other ...
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Writing Python Script to Iterate through several geodatabases in folder and copy feature classes to single geodatabase?

I need to go through multi GDB in 1 folder and copy all feature classes from each GDB and copy them into the single GDB. I create a piece of python code that can go through each different GDB and also ...
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Export data from gdb to gml

How do I export my *.gdb/shp to gml files? I am new to this and I have no idea were to start: so tip and tricks are welcome. (We use: data interoperability license and we use AGS 10.1 and Arcmap ...
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ArcGIS Geodatabase raster mosaic “could not build dataset item” error 80042019

For ArcGIS 10.3.1 with new 10.3.1 file geodatabase raster mosaics we randomly produce an 80042019 error when building overviews (which fail to build). In some circumstances the participating rasters ...
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Does a map service need write permissions for a file GDB?

If an ArcGIS Map Service is published to use data located in a file geodatabase on a network drive, it obviously must be able to read from those files to present the data to end users. However, does ...
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Read a table from an ESRI file geodatabase (.gdb) using R

I am trying to read a table directly from an ESRI file geodatabase into R. An example data file can be downloaded here. The database contains a point feature class (Zone9_2014_01_Broadcast) and two ...
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How to delete empty feature classes in FME at the end of executing a workbench?

I have an FME workbench which uses a python parameter to copy an existing file geodatabase from one location to another and uses the copy as the writer. This geodatabase has about 50 empty feature ...
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ArcGIS: error 000210 when importing feature class from map

I imported some GPS coordinates with the File > add data > x y data menu, and it appeared on the map fine. To add it to my geodatabase, I right clicked the geodatabase and selected Import > Feature ...
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ArcMap doesn't recognize geodatabase files under “Add Data”

I have a folder filled with geodatabase files of the following formats: ATX, FREELIST, GDBINDEXES, GDBTABLE, GDBTABLX and SPX. I would like to convert these to shapefiles using ArcMap. I've been ...
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Reading Polyline data using File Geodatabase API?

How can i read all the data from from FileGeodatabse file as it has Polyline type data in it. i know we use PointShapeBuffer for Point type of data. But what about Polyline type data? ...
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Project File geodatabases on NAS: lock errors on Windows 7, not on Windows 8

We’ve just moved our file shares from an old Windows Server 2008 machine to a Synology DS1815+ NAS. We’ve run into some serious errors running routine functions in Arcmap 10.3 or 10.4. 3 of our ...
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Selecting multiple coded values for domains

Is it possible to setup a domain that allows for the selection of multiple coded values? I have setup an app that allows field staff to do inspections at various field sites by asking them preset ...
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Importing ESRI shp / gdb files with M value into Postgis

Has anyone done this successfully? I have been using DB Manager in QGIS 2.12 and my MutilinestringM values are converted to Multilinestring in PostGIS. When I use the PostGIS shapefile importer, this ...
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ogr2ogr batch load shapefiles into geodatabase

I'm trying to load a directory of shapefiles into a geodatabase with ogr2ogr. It works fine if I specify a single shapefile, but can't open the datasources if I specify a wildcard. Is there a wildcard ...
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Export footprints of an unmanaged raster catalog with arcpy

Is there a way to access the "export footprints" function for an unmanaged raster catalog with arcpy? It can be done through ArcMap when a raster catalog is added to the map as seen below. The ...
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Converting geodatabase public lands to a shapefile

Can a whole geodatabase be converted to a single shapefile? This is my code, not sure what I am doing wrong... # Import system modules import arcpy # Set environment settings arcpy.env.workspace = ...
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Moving file geodatabases in python without ArcPy

Please find my script below currently all i'm wanting to do is iterate through a folder and any subfolders extracting anything that is a .gdb directory + its contents to a new folder. import shutil, ...
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Use Geokettle to Transform file geodatabase data

I would like to use geokettle to transform my file geodatabase data into something else (most likely postgis). Admittedly I am very new to ETL but I am absolutely stumped when I try to define an ...
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Using Make Query Table to join featureclass with table using 2 fields

I would like to join a forest density table to a forest ownership featureclass in a geodatabase based on two columns in each (TPO_Owner and County_Nm) so I can populate the Density column in the ...
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File Geodatabase dependency missing

I am using File Geodatabase API into my own MFC C++ application (which only reads data from .gdb folders). I have include all the headers and libraries required for the api in the project Properties ...
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Why does an 32-bit FGDB raster have a smaller file size than 8-bit?

Using Arc 10.0, I have a single band, 32-bit signed raster as the only item in a file geodatabase. Using ArcCatalog, I copy that raster to a new geodatabase with an 8-bit unsigned pixel type. As ...
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updating Z coordinates of points in polylines

I have a polyline feature dataset with Z coordinates. I'd like to change the Z values (e.g.) by adding 10 meters. I am trying the following code, but no changes happen. It seems the code is able to ...
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How to convert csv file into geo database file?

I have a csv file that i want to export to a file geodatabase (*.gdb) in C#. I am currently looking into GDAL ogr2ogr commands. They have a way to convert gdb file into csv file but not the ...
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Writing Where Clause for text field in arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management()?

I am having problems writing WhereClause for my program. I am using 10.3 arcmap. My layer comes form a file geodatabase. I have this code: mlayer = arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd, "1415_LGA_SpatJ", ...
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Changing/editing original feature class referenced in ArcGIS map package?

I created two different map packages (say, mappack1 and mappack2) that included a common layer (polyline feature class in a file geodatabase, say LINE). Then I unpacked mappack1 and edited the common ...
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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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How to control field properties when importing csv to Arc gdb [closed]

I am writing Python code to import csv files with UK postcodes to ArcGIS file gdb. The import works fine, however, text fields in newly created table in gdb have length of 8000 characters. Is there a ...
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Open source server option for ESRI tile cache

I've been given a data extract that appears to be from an ESRI server, and I think is meant to be map tiles (e.g. from a tile cache server). I don't know enough about ESRI products to identify which ...