File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Can I merge an Access database with a shapefile into a file geodatabase? [on hold]

I'm working on a project where I'm trying to merge location information from points placed in a shapefile with information that I've entered into an Access database. There is a unique identifier with ...
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Equivalent for PostGIS ST_SnapToGrid in ArcMap 9.3

I'm new with ArcGIS and ArcMap. I need to round coordinates on precision of 2 decimals while maintaining relations between them. So basically I need to make something to be equivalent of ...
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Debugging ERROR 000732 Cannot create table from feature class in file geodatabase?

I am unable to create table from feature class in file geodatabase. below is the screen of shot of the tool with error message ERROR 000732
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File Geodatabases and character length?

I am trying to import an Excel spreadsheet with a field that has more than 255 characters. Do I have to convert the Excel table to a file geodatabase table first in order to view this field in ...
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BLOB TYPE in Arcmap

I created an excel spreadsheet which converted to blob type when i imported it into ArcMap .I am trying to view the BLOB type field in ArcMap because I want to join this blob field to a common field ...
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How to import shared cell (dgn, dwg) to .gdb using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a dwg file within the text is stored in a shared cell. When the dwg file is dragged into ArcMap (10.2) it does not display properly - the shared cell is displayed as a point. As well, when I ...
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How to access the feature extent of a feature class using arcpy?

How can i access to feature extent of a feature class and change the extent using arcpy ?
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Writing and reading arcs using File Geodatabase API .NET library?

It looks like the File Geodatabase API has supported arcs since 1.2. But no samples have been included for the C or .NET library. Does anyone have any code that shows how to do this using the .NET ...
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How do I compact a file geodatabase with ArcPy? [duplicate]

I am preparing some data using FME, which I end up writing to an Esri file geodatabase. Unfortunately, FME doesn't appear to update the written feature classes' spatial indices. This results in ...
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Cannot save as ESRI FileGDB in QGIS 2.8/2.10

In QGIS v2.6, I was able to save a vector layer as ESRI FileGDB. However, in v2.8 and v2.10 this no longer seems available. Am I missing something? Or why is this no longer available in the standard ...
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How to copy attachment feature class from personal GDB to File GDB?

I have some feature classes with attachments in personal geodatabase . I want to copy these from personal to file geodatabase automatically using arcpy. I used the code suggested by @Aaron to copy ...
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How to delete a GDBTABLE and GDBTABLEX file when it is open in another program

How can I delete a GDBTABLE file and GDBTABLX file (a00000009.gdbtable, a00000009.gdbtablx) when it is open in another program. I cannot find where it is open so I cannot delete it? Is there a way to ...
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Determining local geodatabase release version with arcpy?

Can anyone get the release version of a ESRI local geodatabase, using arcpy? I should be simple, and yet... I use the "Describe" function on both personal and file geodatabases, and need to retrieve ...
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Intersection of two tables using the matching values in multiple fields

Primary usage of ArcGIS Desktop Basic: I have to find the intersection of two tables in the same file geodatabase based on the values in multiple fields. Almost all queries to find some help are ...
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Importing OpenStreetMap (OSM) data into *.gdb using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone know what the fastest way to import OpenStreetMap data into an ArcGIS File Geodatabase (*.gdb) is? I'm using ArcGis 10.2.x and I see two options: OpenStreetMap Loader, which handles a ...
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Copying feature classes from Personal Geodatabase to File Geodatabase using ArcPy?

I have huge amount of personal geodatabases that contain dataset and feature classes (one dataset with four feature classes and one feature classes outside of the dataset in each mdb). I want to ...
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Combining multiple DEMs into one file geodatabase

I have multiple file geodatabases (approximately 240) each contain a DEM. My issue is taking the DEM from each and putting it into a single file geodatabase without alot of mind numbing work. ...
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How can I rename a file geodatabase and keep the all the mxd project linked?

I have a big folder (20GB) (with different folders with shapes, rasters and filegeodatabases) This folder has a orthographic mistake that I would like to correct. This gdb is involved in a big ...
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How can I rename all feature classes in a file geodatabase?

I have 8 separate geodatabases in which are contained tiled feature classes all of the same name e.g. TopographicArea. So that each of my File Geodatabases contain a feature class called ...
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What steps do I need to take when creating my first project [closed]

I have a couple map files and I am trying to start a new project. What is the correct way of going about this? Should I first make a gdb, then add the maps to that gdb and then add feature classes to ...
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Storing feature classes/layer files [on hold]

Can you store feature classes or layer files independent of a gdb? What if I have a map and I annotate it with shapes, lines, points, etc., and would like to only transfer the feature classes to a ...
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What is a database in ArcGIS? [closed]

I was wondering in general, what exactly is a database and is there a difference between that and a geodatabase? I was also wondering when you would use a database as part of ArcGIS. Do you make one ...
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Double geometry coloumns in an xy event layer (ArcGIS 10.0)

I want to convert an annotation feature class to a shapefile. The annotation feature class is stored in a file geodatabase. I add two columns (x, y) for the centroid coordinates (calculate geometry) ...
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convert gdb to csv in batches

I have 88 gdb files on Arcmap that I need to export to csv format. Is it possible to do this in batches? maybe, without using the python window
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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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Looking for Parish Boundaries Datasets for QLD Austraila

Every so often, I am asked for a parish boundary dataset. I can never find them as I am of the belief that they are no longer used. Has any one had any experience with parish boundaries in Australia ...
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Copying attachments from one geodatabase to another

I have a file geodatabase that is a compilation of multiple file geodatabases with varying schemas. Some feature classes in the original databases had attachments, however the attachment tables no ...
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Can I find metadata about a File Geodatabase using ESRIs File Geodatabase API?

I'm using these DLLs and I'm very new to GIS and Geodatabase files in general. I'm just curious if I can get a list of the tables and some more in depth documentation/examples if possible.
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Applying a definition query to date field for feature in file geodatabase

Is it possible to apply a definition query to show data for today, yesterday and two days ago for a field where the data type is 'Date'? I have a script that downloads MODIS fire data and wish to ...
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Delete feature class?

Here are my actions so far: create gdb > import feature classes > create new feature dataset > import feature classes So now I have my feature datasets with all my layers as well as the original ...
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Adding Array of strings in File geodatabase feature-class' field

I need to include array type in file geodatabase/shapefile field's content so that when i expose it as a map service, i can get array instead of string or integer. e.g., i got fields: OBJECTID, ...
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add multiple rasters, each located a branch too deep in separate folders - ArcGIS

I have a year of daily raster datasets (365) that I would like to use the Cell Statistics tool on; however, each raster is located in a separate folder so I cannot add all of them at once. ie: ...
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Android ArcGIS API, how to loop into every Feature in Geodatabase

I have an offline geodatabase in android ArcGIS which I have downloaded through gdbAsyncTask. how do I loop into every feature in that geodatabase? for example I could have collect all the IDs from ...
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AutoCAD to GIS Standards for Easy Import

Trying to setup an AutoCAD Template that will be easy to import into Arc geodatabase. What is the best way to assign attribute data to cad features without using blocks? Is there a way I can setup a ...
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Geoprocessing breaks my data links after upgrade?

I've had this problem all day, and it's happened before, too. I am running desktop 10.3.1 and want to produce a very simple buffer from a single parcel. The output is assigned to the same .gdb that ...
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Converting file geodatabase feature class to KML without using Esri software?

Admin boundaries are available in https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/operations/federated-states-micronesia/dataset/micronesia-federated-states-admin-level-1-boundaries as a file geodatabase ...
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Unable to rename file geodatabase in ArcGIS running in a VM

I'm running ArcGIS 10.3 in a Windows 8.1 VM (using VMWare Player). I cannot rename file geodatabases in ArcCatalog. I make sure everything else is closed except for ArcCatalog, I create a New File ...
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How to read feature class in file geodatabase using R?

I have a feature contained in a geodatabase that is larger than 2GB as an exported shapefile. I need to run an extract function in R to attribute the polygons with data from a raster file. Exporting ...
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Is there an open source solution to access raster layers in an ESRI File-GeoDatabase?

I'm looking for a way to access raster layers in an Esri File-GeoDatabase without using ArcObjects or ArcPy, specifically I would like to access the raster layers with GDAL. I understand that the GDAL ...
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Difference between empty and NULL geometry in file geodatabase?

Within my application that connects to a ArcGIS-FileGDB I encounter problems on empty-geometries within my featureclass. There are three features within my FeatureClass (polygon): one ordinary ...
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QGIS File Geodatabase Vertices missing

I am adding Data from a File Geodatabase to QGIS. Everything is working fine, but the drawing of a specific Line subtyp (first image). It looks like, QGIS can not draw the circle properly. An export ...
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What is the reason for the very poor performance of ESRI's file geodatabases on network drives?

I am asking this question because I am at a loss and dont have a good enough understanding of all the underlying operations going on 'under the hood' of Windows/Arcgis. What is the root cause of ...
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Creating file geodatabases in multiple folders using iterator?

Software Spec: ArcMap 10.2.1 Advanced Licence. I have a single folder, let's call it "Processing". Inside this folder are 15 empty folders. Let's call these "Output_1" through to "Output_15". ...
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How to connect SQL SSMS to ArcGIS file geodatabase

I've found this reference article talking about how to query a file geodatabase using SQL. ...
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How can I remove rows that have duplicate cells in 2 dif files - while choosing which file has the dup removed?

I have 2 files and I merged them together into one file-geodatabase feature class. I want to remove entries from File1, Column C, that also appear in File2, ColumnD. I attempted to use the ...
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How to get a feature class from a File Geodatabase in ArcObjects? (VB.NET)

I just started out with ArcObjects and I've been stuck on this for days. How do you open up a File GDB and read out a simple feature class? The snippet for retreiving a shapefile from a regular ...
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Attribute error with FileGDB

I have a large ESRI file geodatabase, that I loaded into QGIS with no problems. If I look at the attributes tab in the properties dialog, the fields are as they should be. One of the fields is ...
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Enforce topology rule over a shapefile

I have a couple of shapefiles, the first one is a set of points, while the second one is a set of lines. I need to regularize the shapefiles in order to be able to generate a graph (adjacency list / ...
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How to extract specific values to a new raster in ArcGIS?

I am new to ArcGIS so I don't even know if I am using the right terms in the question. Please excuse me! I have this map stored in gdb format. As I opened it in ArcGIS 10, I see that it has data for ...
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Database Editor Tracking Time Stamp Issue

I have Esri Tech Support looking into this but I thought I would post it here too. I have a File Geodatabase with Editor Tracking Enabled. The date is fine but the time stamp for creation and edits ...