File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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What steps do I need to take when creating my first project [on hold]

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

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? [on hold]

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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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 ...
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Troubleshooting fdo error: -1 [GDB_ItemRelationship Types] from ArcGIS for Desktop?

I installed a trial version of ArcGIS 10.3 a month ago, and I use this at home for some extra work. I brought my data from work, and worked on it yesterday with out any problems. However, ArcGIS ...
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Script won't delete feature classes from file database using ArcPy?

I wrote a script that creates a GDB using a designated parish/county name and then does a selection by location and extracts from another db to the newly created db. This all works fine but there are ...
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QGIS attribute form editor crashes on Spatialite source

I have collected an attribute table (no geometry) together with other stuff in a Spatialite DB for easy portability. The idea was to hand off just one file and DB for field work. The Problem: The ...
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.jpeg images based on certain GIS area

How to add JPEG images as vector data? My requirement is if I should able to add few people data as a vector data on different layers such as Name. Ph.No, Village name, zip along with his photo. I ...
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How to merge/combine several tables in geodatabase into one table using ModelBuilder?

I have over 50 csv files that have the same data structure and I need to merge them into one table. As I need to build a model I have successfully imported all the files into a File Geodatabase. ...
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File Geodatabase coded domain not recogized by ArcGIS Online?

I created a File GDB and set up a domain, and the domain was assigned to a field in a feature class. The domain behaves as expected on ArcGIS Desktop (dropdown list when editing the content of that ...
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Failed to create feature dataset error

I am trying to create a feature dataset in a FILEGDB to create topology rules. However when I try to create a dataset it gives me this error. Failed to create the feature dataset. FDO error: ...
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Sync a file geodatabase from a portable hard drive to mother database on my main computer

I have several file geodatabases to which I routinely add new data generated in the field. To accommodate the mobile nature of this data creation and maintenance, I am working off of an external hard ...
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How to read ESRI File Geodatabase (FileGDB) with OGR?

I have a file ending with *.gdb. I don't know what it actually is. I also don't know what to expect inside the file. I am trying to access it with ogr. I tried with ogrinfo: ogrinfo test.gdb ERROR ...
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Opening Esri fGDB Feature Class in MapInfo Professional 11.0.3 [duplicate]

I would like to open ArcGIS file Geodatabase feature class and other such fGDB objects with MapInfo Professional. NB: converting to Shapefiles or personal mdb is not an acceptable solution. I need it ...
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How to force ArcGIS to re-read FGDB dataset extent? [duplicate]

I have feature class sitting in FGDB. I can add it to map, right click on it in the table of content and pick "Zoom To Layer". This is what I see: I start editing session, remove most of the ...
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Using ArcGIS, can data relationships be created between separate geodatabase containers?

I have several ESRI geodatabases that contain specific detailed information around a central theme. Without revealing the specifics about the theme, each geodatabase has its own domain-driven ...
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Not matching schema problems when appending a list of CSV's into an existing FGDB table

So far I have the following code for creating the FGDB table and defining fields which works just fine. But when I try to append a list of csv's to this table I always get a matching schema error. Do ...
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Problems coloring features of file geodatabase in QGIS

I managed to open a file geodatabase (.gdb) in QGIS. The extensions of my data are correctly shown and the attribute table shows all values correctly. However, when I double-click on the layer to ...
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Create FileGDB using Geoprocessor on ArcGIS 10.3 ArcObject

Exact same code working fine with 10.0. But, 10.3 usual Esri "Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component". Geoprocessor geoprocessor = new Geoprocessor(); ...
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Memory issue inserting a large dataset in GDB with ArcObjects

I am using the ArcObjects API for Java to load a very large dataset in a File Geodatabase in one feature class. The whole dataset I have to load is composed of 200 datasets of 30k polygons, and I ...
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qgis 2.8.1 arcgis filegdb incomplete list in win-version

i am running qgis 2.8.1 (OSGeo4W 64bit-version) on mac (10.10.3) and win (7) ... and was just recently confronted with different behavior of both versions when trying to open (ESRIs) file.gdb. the ...
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File GDB Edits Never Written to Database

I left ArcMap open for a week or maybe more, during that time editing/saving and working in my map document. Apparently, this is not a best practice. I say this because the edits I made for several ...
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Problem accessing 10.0 File Geodatabase from ArcGIS Desktop 10.1

I'm on 10.0 SP4 (build 4000) and two co-workers are on 10.1 original release (build 3035 I believe). The DB was provided by a client and saved on a network drive. Since I have no issue accessing the ...
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Creating model to copy feature classes from ArcSDE to FIle Geodatabase?

I am trying to create a model in ArcGIS that copies the feature classes which are stored in SDE geodatabase “SQL” to file geodatabase “in order to sync my SDE data to FGDB“, here what is the best ...