File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Cannot see data in Attribute Column and also in Data Frame

I am working on water network using geometric network in ArcGIS 10.2.2. I was working on data, suddenly my PC restarted by itself. After restart I opened mxd but I could not see my pipelines and ...
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Esri File Geodatabase The parameter is (or has) the wrong kind of geometry

One of my tools was having problems, during debug I encountered a new error based on FDO error codes: Case -2147220982 fKnownErrNum = "The object has been deleted and is no longer valid." ...
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Can this Be Recoded to Be More Efficient with Respect to Processing Time?

I'm very new to GIS but have been asked to parse through any given ESRI GDB file-folder without using any ESRI product. I've been trying to focus on using Fiona and Shapely as these seem to be ...
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How to split ESRI file geodatabase into two or three by region?

I have got a ESRI file geodatabase(10.3) with many feature-classes(Polygon, Polyline & point). I don't have enterprise ESRI license. I have to split the entire data into two unique parts to do ...
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Editing with Map Topology performance in ArcGIS Pro?

I have been working on some basic cartography for a fantasy world I am creating, and ArcMap 10.4 was being slow on editing some of the large island polygons I am creating. I figured that as all I am ...
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What is the ogr2ogr syntax for exporting from Oracle to Spatialite?

I want to export data from Oracle to spatialite, 3 tables with geometry and 1 attribute table. Alternatively, I already have this data written out nightly using ogr2ogr, but the output location is a ...
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Using a join in Arc with feature classes containing a definition query always return an inner join

At Arc 10.4, I am attempting to do an outer join (using the "Keep all records" option) between two file geodatabase feature class layer tables. Each of the two tables has an identical Definition ...
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Troubleshooting File Geodatabase Parsing in Python / Fiona?

I'm a noob, so please bear with me. I have a test GDB file-folder that I have been able to verify that it does contain features through using some of ESRI's tools. The code I have seems simple ...
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How to do a Spatial Join after opening a GDB file with Fiona?

After I successfully open up an ESRI GDB file/folder with Fiona, what open-source Python package should I use to do a spatial join? I was told Shapely is not the appropriate package for this. I am ...
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Is it possible to make a geodatabase feature class invisible?

I am working on creating a report for a customer that requires using a couple tools in arcmap then export values to a dbf. They then have to run a crystal report that pulls data from Oracle in the ...
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How to Parse Through a ESRI GDB File/Folder After Opened with Fiona?

I should point out that I'm a noob. I'm playing around with making a python gui app and believe I have opened an ESRI GDB file/folder using: with fiona.open(GDBPath, 'r') as sourceGeoData What I'd ...
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Arcpy update cursor: stop iteration error

I have 1 csv with municipalities and their corresponding zip codes and a GDB of houses which contain address, municipality but no zip codes Objective: add the zip codes to the GDB table import csv ...
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Geodatabase network dataset error “cannot acquire a lock”

I am trying to create a new network dataset within a feature dataset in a file geodatabase and keep getting the error "could not create network dataset. Cannot acquire a lock. Cannot acquire a lock." ...
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How to get an ESRI spatial reference in XML for Pathfinder Export?

I am trying to export from Trimble Pathfinder into an ESRI Geodatabase, in UTM10N (EPSG:26910), however I do not have a spatial reference XML setup in the export preferences. I looked into how to get ...
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Arc collector: cannot enable offline mode for map

I am trying to setup arc collector for offline data collection in remote areas. I have followed steps from a few ESRI tutorials, Problem: when I try to "enable offline mode" for the web map within ...
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Seeing Attachments from File Geodatabase at ArcGIS Online? [closed]

I have a feature class (Buildings) related to a table in a file geodatabase (Assets) (1-M RC). The Assets table has attachments of its own (PDFs): mean it has another table in RC with blob data that ...
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Bulk Converting Data Using FME

I am currently in the process of converting a large quantity of Ordnance Survey Vector Map Local data from .gz to Esri feature class within a file geodatabase. The process is working correctly but ...
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rename table/feature class in filegdb using ogr or qgis

According to the OGR SQL docs, it doesn't appear that it is possible to use and ALTER statement to rename an existing table (featureclass) inside of a file geodatabase. RENAME statements can be run on ...
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qgis feature classification of filegdb datasource bug?

When I am trying to create a symbol classification from a filegdb datasource in qgis the list of unique attribute values is not being populated when I hit the 'Classify' button. It loads a single ...
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Match Button Greyed Out in Interactive Rematch Window

I used ArcGIS 10.3.1 and built a composite address locator from 5 address locators. All locators are in the same file gdb. I geocoded addresses in a table within the same file gdb and tried to rematch ...
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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 ...