File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Assigning field value based on location without join

I'm interested in updating a field in geodatabase feature classes based on their location in relation to another feature class in the geodatabase, but without having to perform a join (and therefore ...
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Write to FGDB in C++ code?

Anyone know the correct syntax for this? I'm a C++ beginner but experienced in GIS.. I'm guessing ofstream won't do it and am not sure what else to try. Never written to any sort of database in C++.
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Can FileGDB SDK be made to support custom coordinate systems?

In May 2012, a question was asked about File Geodatabase (*.gdb) support in QGIS? In the comments there, it was pointed out by @MattWilkie that the FileGDB SDK does not support custom coordinate ...
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How can I perform linear regression on a file geodatabase table in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to use the Ordinary Least Squares tool in ArcGIS 10.2 but it only accepts feature classes as input and I have a file geodatabase table. I realize that I can export the table to Excel or ...
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How to convert data from a .gdb into a shapefile without ArcMap?

I have a .gdb folder with LOCK Files, FREELIST Files, ATX Files, GDBINDEXES Files, GDBTABLE Files, GDBTABLEX Files and, SPX Files. I want to convert the parcel data within this folder into a ...
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Querying Arcgis file geodatabase from sql

I need to compare data in a sql db with data stored in an arcgis file geodatabase. I'm not interested in the spatial attributes, only the added text attributes. What's the easiest way to do this? I ...
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Updating file geo database table

I have an input csv file that I process using a python script and generate a new output csv file. I then, in the same python script use Table to Table (Conversion) in order to store the data from the ...
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CAD to Geodatabase vs Feature Class to Feature Class

I'm trying to convert multiple CAD files, I have suceeded with some (using Feature class to Feature class), however they are not projecting properly, e.g when I set the projection to British National ...
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Converting file geodatabase with coded domains to PostgreSQL / PostGIS?

We have several file gdb's and would like to convert these to Postgres / PostGIS. We've used ogr2ogr to transfer these files; however, some of the fields are stored as coded domains and the fields are ...
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Control geoprocessing results related to default data values calculated for null inputs

I am looking for information on Default data values for the different data types in ArcGIS. We are running a series of Overlay Route Events (Linear Referencing) tool operations. If any of the values ...
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Symbolizing File Geodatabase feature class with Layer File created from AutoCAD drawing?

I received an autocad drawing file which I converted into feature classes with the CAD to Geodatabase tool. I would like to symbolize the exported data in ArcMap the same way it was symbolized in ...
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Creating metadata in zipped file geodatabase using FME

I have a workbench set up where I create a Feature Class inside a file geodatabase. the next step is to create the metadata and load it into the same Feature Class. This all works fine. I'm doing ...
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Civil 3D and the File Geodatabase [closed]

Is there a way to use File Geodatabases and Feature Classes, not just Shapefiles, in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 and any newer versions (i.e. 2013 and 2015)?
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Making working copy of file geodatabase in same folder?

I am trying to create a working copy of the Lesson 5 geodatabase shown in the scn capture so I can work with the metadata. I cant recall how to do that. Should I simple right click new> Then name it, ...
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Copy features between file geodatabase and ArcSde by using ArcObjects

I want to transfer all contents of a table from file geodatabase (*.gdb) to a table in ArcSde. In fact the data is meant to be replaced, so I need also to clear the table in ArcSde. Both tables have ...
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Not able to find some of the gdal drivers when using the java bindings as opposed to gdal by itself

I am new to the gdal scene so there might be a simple explanation for my problem. When executing ogrinfo from the command line there is a large list of supported formats. ...
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GDB conversion to MongoDB

I'm interested in converting a GeoDatabase to a MongoDB database. more specifically, given I have a GeoDatabase (.gdb files), how do I convert these files to fit into a MongoDB Database (.bson files). ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Local Government Information Model .xml

Following the esri tutorial for setting up LGIM database for my campus. In ArcCatalog, I'm supposed to be seeing an .xml document in the Contents tab to use with the X-Ray for GDBs add-in. Nothing ...
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Saving Shapefile to File Geodatabase in QGIS 2.2?

I searched the StackExchange forum for an answer too my question and apologize if I missed it. I'm using QGIS 2.2 64-bit and able to read feature classes from an ESRI file geodatabase without a ...
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Exporting geodata from QGIS to Esri File Geodatabase?

For a project I need to create a set of vector data that I think I could do in QGIS. However the customer demands that the final data set needs to be delivered in a Esri File Geodatabase. Is there ...
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How do I open and edit a table in my geodatabase

I created a file geodatabase with some tables. I created a new table and specified the field properties. Now, how do I open the table to populate the fields?
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Georeferencing CAD Files and Creating Geodatabase

I'm hoping this is an easy question to answer. I have georefrenced a CAD data set to an orthophoto that was projected in NAD 83, and turned it into a GDB. Even though the GDB is not projected, is ...
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Raster Catalog or Mosaic Dataset for Time Series dataset?

I am trying to determine which one is the best practice to build a time series. I have 2004 to 2013 NDVI clipped that I have assembled in Raster Catalog and Mosaic Dataset. Currently, I am using ...
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Generating XML to create a file geodatabase table from an existing shapefile DBF

I am writing a C# .NET application to convert a folder of shapefiles into a file geodatabase. Basic Info Windows 7 64 bit VS 2010 - Application is being run as 64 bit. Version 1.3 of the File ...
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“General function failure.” creating Table with ESRI File Geodatabase API

What I'm trying to do: I am creating a C# .NET application for my organization to convert a folder full of shapefiles into a file geodatabase system. What do I have?: My application reads the folder ...
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Adding feature classes from within multiple geodatabases within multiple folders

I have thousands of feature classes that I'm trying to add to an ArcMap 10.1 map document. I have a folder of U.S. DEM files, and within that folder is a folder for each U.S. state. Inside each state ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Combine Two Feature Classes in One File Geodatabase with Attachment (Pictures)

I am working in ArcGIS 10.2, and have point data collected from 2 separate tablets with the same database schema. Both of these files have attachments (pictures) with them. I am trying to combine ...
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Issues Reading a table from Geodatabase

I have scripted a process to read a CSV file into a file geodatabase. Then, I want to read this imported file and work on it by adding new fields and calculating values. However, while using the ...
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Characters displaying correctly in FGDB with ArcMap 10.1 now displayed incorrectly with 10.2 — font coding issue?

I work with data from a variety of European countries, and am having trouble getting the non-standard characters (e.g. Turkish alphabet) to display correctly in my geodatabase tables. Sure, i ...
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Can't save result of “Extract Values to Points (Spatial Analyst)” inside the working feature dataset!

I have a file geodatabase in which I have a feature dataset. I have some feature classes inside the feature dataset. I wonder why when I attempt to save the result of Extract Values to Points (Spatial ...
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Reading file geodatabases without using ArcObjects or any other licenses

I am interested in writing C# class libraries that can read/modify file geodatabases. The issue I have with the File Geodatabase API from ESRI is that this is for commercial use, and I don't want to ...
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Is it possible to sort by Layer Name when adding vector data from file geodatabase in QGIS?

Is it possible to order the data alphabetically when adding data from a file geodatabase in the Select vector layers to add... window in QGIS? It is ordered by the Layer ID number, with no way to sort ...
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Autoincrementing Python Script is over writing all fields versus just fields that are null

Using ArcMap and the Field Calculator I have a python script that should autoincrement the FacilityID field if it is null. It works the first time through but the second run causes it to overwrite ...
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Getting ValueError: max() arg is an empty sequence on a Python Script in the Field Calculator in ArcMap

I have a script that populates a FacilityID Field on a Attribute table in the Field Calculator but when I run the script below I am getting a error. EDIT: Python Script: def autoInc(): import ...
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Does QGIS Recognize Annotation Feature Classes from File Geodatabase?

My work has recently set up QGIS to access an Esri file geodatabase on a shared drive for my co-workers. I have not used QGIS much, but I have encountered an issue where the annotation feature ...
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ESRI File Geodatabase with a field calculator with an incrementing number

I've got a python script that runs on the Field Calculator of a ESRI File Database. Right now it runs correctly in that it will increment the last three digits of the value. But this is a script ...
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How do I upload a file geodatabase to fme server 2013?

I periodically load an SDE-geodatabase with about 1 GB of data that is delivered to me in a ArcGIS file geodatabase (.gdb) format. In order to run that job on FME server I need to upload the .gdb to ...
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How do I get geodatabase automatically upated from edits in access database?

I have an Access database that I have joined to a file geodatabase. There is a numeric field in the database that the symbology graduated colors is based on, ie: 0-39=red, 40-60 is orange, etc. I am ...
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Any updates on problems with loading ESRI FileGDBs in QGIS 2.2?

There are many posts in different forums about people having trouble reading File GDBs in QGIS 2.2, but no real solutions. Is there any word on a resolution to this problem? I am using QGIS 2.2 ...
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Need advice on converting large geodatabase into shapefile or postgis

tl;dr: I have a fgdb w/ 800k tiny polygons representing high risk flood areas. I need to sum the area of these polygons within each administrative boundary (HUCs) and have a ratio per huc of high risk ...
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Importing hours and minutes into a date field, next to the date

I'm trying to clean up some data and make sure dates go into the date field. DateShot is my newly created date field and Date_Shot is my text field I want to convert. It will just return the date ...
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TileMIll FileGDB Annotations

Now that TileMill (specifically TileMill-v0.10.1-291-g31027ed) supports FileGDB https://www.mapbox.com/blog/tilemill-adds-support-for-esri-filegdb-format/ ...Is it possible to add label annotations ...
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how do I reestablish all feature class references in mxd after their names change?

I have 200 shape files which have been named using an integer at the beginning of the name...i.e 01.03.shp 01.04.shp etc. They are all symbolized within an mxd document. I need to import these shapes ...
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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 ...