File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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How to compare two Geodatabases

I would like to compare the data of two geodatabases, in SDE or a file geodatabase, to detect the changes occured between them , i've tried to compare the Xml workspace document of both databases ...
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Export attribute table (feature class) to text file in batch?

What would be the most efficient way to export attribute tables from multiple feature class files stored in a file geodatabase? Export to .txt or .csv. Is there any sort of batch process? Or python ...
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What is the maximum attachment file size in Esri file and ArcSDE geodatabases?

I am trying to figure out the maximum size of attachment in a file and ArcSDE geodatabases while working on a project specification details. I am not able to find these figures documented by Esri ...
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Sync features from ArcGIS Online to file geodatabase

Using ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 SP1, ArcGIS Online for Organizations I'm new to ArcGIS Online and we just purchased an ArcGIS Online Organizational account... I'm interested in taking a feature ...
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Cannot Save Edits to File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2

When trying to edit a File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2, everything works as expected until the user saves their edits. When pressing save, all edits revert back to their original state with no ...
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How to create polygon that goes over +/-180 (dateline) in ArcMap?

I want to create a polygon feature that will go through the dateline (180 long.) in ArcMap. I am using WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere (WKID: 3857) for my data frame and my polygonal feature ...
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Why does compressed & zipped/unzipped file geodatabase give Open Failed Error opening feature class Cannot access secured data?

In Arc 10.2, a colleague compressed a file geodatabase and then zipped it and sent it to my via email. I unzipped it and was unable to add any of the feature classes into my map document. I received ...
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How to find out if a file geodatabase was compressed?

I work with a bunch of file geodatabases and some of them are compressed. I want to find out quickly which ones are and which aren't. The Compress File Geodatabase Data GP tool doesn't seem to have ...
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Preparations for a transition to ArcSDE [closed]

So I'm a GIS Intern for a city government, we are preparing to purchase ArcSDE and implement it to our current GIS setup. I'm curious as to what should be done before it is purchased. Our GIS consists ...
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Compacting ESRI file geodatabases…good practice?

Is there a way to quantify the effect of compacting your ESRI file geodatabase(s) on editing performance? I currently use ArcInfo(10.0). I have a 769 MB fgdb that holds my most used/edited datalayers ...
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Where can I find the various Esri tools to design a geodatabase?

There is a confusing multitude of tools written by Esri and others (some supported, some unsupported) for designing and diagramming a geodatabase. Here is an attempt at creating a definitive list of ...
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QGIS and GDB issue with state published data

QGIS version 2.0.1-Dufour Good day.. I am new to this area and to QGIS, yet thus far I am enjoying the tool and its been very helpful to me. I'm working on a pet project and thus far I have been ...
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Permanently attaching Image file to Feature Class in 10.1

I need to forward on a File Geodatabase, and I am using the attachment manager to attach the file images associated with the different features in my Feature class. If I forward on this FGD, will the ...
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Export raster file geodatabase to jp2 or jpeg?

Can I export or copy a raster from a file Geodatabase and create a output to jpeg or jp2000 formate? I was reading two different helpline on ArcGIS 10.1 and wasn't sure if I was supposed to export ...
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How to use GDAL to import lat/lon points from ESRI File Geodatabas into MySQL

I have a file geodatabase from here: ftp://ftp.csc.noaa.gov/temp/MarineCadastre/AIS.SampleData.zip Using ogrinfo, I can see that it contains a layer called "Broadcast_" that has lat/lon points: ...
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Create a raster from file geodatabase featureclass based on a field from a related table

I have a USDA Statsgo soil polygon featureclass stored in a file geodatabase along with an attribute table; I have a one-to-one relationship class defined based on the soil type field. When I bring ...
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Is there a way to only append new data?

Is there a way to append only newly added records from a database to another database? I looked online and couldn't find an answer. I figured this would be somewhat straight forward. We have a ...
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Alternative backup File or Personal Geodatabase

I'm wondering if there is a way around or an alternative way to backup a File or Personal Geodatabase. For example: If I have a very large dataset within the File or Personal Geodatabase and I want ...
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How to maintain GlobalIDs while copying shape file data into Esri FGDB feature class?

I want to copy a shape file data into an Esri file geodatabase feature class. That feature class having a GlobalID column and it is being auto generated by the system while copying. The GlobalID ...
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Why does OGR driver.Open() for File Geodatabase give AttributeError: NoneType object has no attribute Open?

There are a number of existing Questions that hint at a possible Answer to this Question, but none seem to be providing me with the solution to my problem: How to access feature classes in file ...
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ArcObjects 10.1 Error: No such interface supported (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80004002 (E_NOINTERFACE))

I am trying to execute the below sample code Copying or loading data while preserving GlobalID values from ArcObjects 10.1 help. I am creating IWorkspace from FileGDB-Path using ...
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Setting ArcGIS Server 10.2 Data Store Folder as Local vs. Network (UNC) path

Is there any difference? How setting ArcGIS Server Data Store Folder as local vs. network path will affect the publishing process? I saw warnings in ArcMap 10.1 when I Analyze the MXD before I ...
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FME - How to send list of files to reader

I have an Excel spreadsheet which contains the file paths of MapInfo files that I want to convert to a File Geodatabase using FME. Is it possible to send this spreadsheet to the MapInfo reader so ...
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Can I use QGIS 2.0.1 with the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD)?

my first post here, and i'm a trying to learn QGIS now that i've graduated and ARC is no longer an option. I am trying to download and open with QGIS state-specific data from the USGS NHD Viewer, and ...
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How is it possible to publish data with ArcGIS Server without creating ArcSDE service or using ArcSDE?

I am still relatively new to the ESRI server techologies. I have server1 which runs ArcGIS server 10.0 and when I look at which processes running on this server I see ArcSOM.exe, ArcSOCMON.exe and ...
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How to Import ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb into PostGIS

I ran into a problem when loading a ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb into PostGIS. I have data 2.5GB GDB file. I followed some tutorials on the internet, but it seems that doesn't work out. I created a ...
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Install FileGDB using Homebrew error

I am trying to install following these instructions http://dayne.broderson.org/2013/02/10/homebrew_qgis_with_FileGDB.html brew install gdal --enable-unsupported ==> Installing gdal dependency: ...
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How to add files within file geodatabase (*.gdb) folder into ArcMap?

I'm trying to use ArcMap to make a basemap and I currently have an unzipped folder full of files including .atx, .gbdindexes, .gdbtable, .gdbtablx, and .spx. I'm well aware that these files cannot be ...
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Convert shapefiles in nested folder to geodatabase

I currently have approximately six hundred old .mxds, and all the data source links are broken due to an upgrade in the GIS computer. In the past, all the spatial data was stored as shapefiles in ...
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How to add and join Geodatabase Table to Feature Class in QGIS?

After finally figuring out how to open .gdb files from Arc 10 in QGIS, I need to join some tables to the spatial gdb coverages I've opened in QGIS. According to the colleague who converted the .gdb ...
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Trouble Copying Data into File Geodatabase from Personal Geodatabase

I've been unable to successfully copy and paste personal geodatabase feature classes to a new file geodatabase in ArcCatalog 10.1. As the screenshot shows, the Data Transfer dialog box contains all ...
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How to keep track of edited location?

With large datasets, how do you guys keep track of where you have edited across the map? For instance, I am editing a city's waterline and water valve data. I estimate using a 1:400 average zoom ...
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XML import to ArcGIS gdb

i am trying to create datasets from xmd files (based on INSPIRE data model). i get a notice that my "workspace does not found"). does anyone have experience with that? i am looking for a schema for ...
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How to reproject geodatabase (*.gdb) with datasets and featureclass using custom transformation?

I have a file geodatabase in arcMap which in in EVEREST_1830 datum and Modified UTM projection. Now I need to use OpenStreetMap or googlemaps imagery WMS layer as base layer and overlay the datasets. ...
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Problems with a FileGeodatabase locking

We have file geodatabase on a network drive, version 9.2, which locks every time a specific machine starts up ArcMap 10.0 or ArcCatalog 10.0. This machine isn't actually reading anything from this ...
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Which File to load from National Hydrography Dataset?

Start-over beginner here. I'm using QGIS 2.0 on MacBook with OS X 10.8.5. I downloaded a National Hydrography Database file. Unzipped, it is titled NHD11032_NM.gdb. I try to add the layer as a vector ...
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Best way to enforce valid table names when writing to a File Geodatabase

I have an FME Workbench which reads MapInfo files and writes them to a File Geodatabase. Generally, the workbench works pretty well, however, I've just come across an error which I though would have ...
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Will killing ArcMap process while it's copying features corrupt the file geodatabase?

So..., I made the unfortunate decision to try and copy/paste 22,000+ address points into the same file geodatabase. It's taking soooooooo long.... So my question is, how much of a chance is there to ...
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FME - MapInfo to File Geodatabase Conversion Project

I'm about to start a big project converting 25,000 MapInfo files to File Geodatabase. I'm using FME to process the files. I want FME to search all files in a directory (and subdirectories). When ...
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ArcGIS Autoincrement field for file geodatabase using domains

I have read this thread "Autoincrement field when New Feature added" which suggests a python script to autoincrement a field. Can anyone say if there is anyway to do this using domains or any other ...
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Can MapInfo Professional use data direct from a File Geodatabase?

Esri released its File Geodatabase API in mid 2011, and it seems that QGIS via GDAL's OGR FileGDB Driver added support for the File Geodatabase within about a year. By support, I mean simply being ...
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Converting GDB to shapefiles in ArcGIS

So I'm attempting to convert a GDB database into a shapefile. I found the help for ArcGIS 10.1 (my version) and it tells me 2.On the main menu, click Customize > Toolbars > Production Mapping. But ...
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Using ModeBuilder to populate a table with the feature count of multiple feature classes

Specs: I'm using ArcInfo 10.1 and have all extensions available to me. I have a folder with many file geodatabases. Each file geodatabase contains 2 feature classes. One is a point fc and the ...
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How to add lat/lon data in ArcGis 10.1?

How do you add xy data to a DEM Raster in ArcGIS 10.1? I have done this before, and it has worked just fine. However, when I recently tried adding a MS Access database which has lat/lon coordinates ...
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Error opening feature class from gdb

I have a file geodatabase that a person gave to me for work. I try to open the feature classes in Arcmap 10.2 and some of it opens perfectly but with the others appears a message that says: Error ...
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QGIS2--How long to open 3.5GB File.GDB directory vector layer? Seconds, minutes, hours?

I am a new GIS user, and have started with QGIS 2.01 Dufour. I am trying to open an ESRI-style File.GDB (v10) directory that has a 3.5GB gdbtable file that is of Texas state hypsometry/topography. ...
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Calculate area of interest based on X events within Y kilometers within Z days

I'm currently in Afghanistan and need some geospatial support. I have a customer that needs to know where Areas of Interest (AOI) exist. AOIs are defined as 3 types of events within 1KM of each other ...
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Why does ArcGIS 10.1 Upgrade Geodatabase tool throw ERROR 999999: Error executing function?

I am trying to upgrade File Geodatabases using a Python script that runs fine until the step where it runs the Upgrade Geodatabase tool. The error is: "ERROR 999999: Error executing ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Upgrade Geodatabase Check Version

Hi I am trying to check the version of filegeodatabase before upgrading to 10.1, I have a list of file geodatabases and some of them are already in 10.1. Can anyone suggest me how to update only those ...
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Why can't I checkout points from FGDB?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 with ArcPad 10.0. I am trying to learn how to use the check-out and check-in functionality with a file geodatabase. The database I'm has 13 feature classes in it, most of which ...