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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Best way to get a bounding polygon of all features in a file .gdb

I have an arcpy script that dynamically creates a filegeodatabase and its featureclasses from uploaded spatial data, currently point and line features and possibly polygons in the future. I am ...
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SAFE FME: How to iterate through Featureclasses in a GDB and write their Filename to an attribute in a separate featureclass

I have a GDB which contains raster datasets and Vector featureclasses . Each Featureclass contains only one polygon. The Polygon represents project areas whose name is also the title of the ...
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Specify a GDB feature class using Python Tkinter dialogue box

I tried to specify a feature class from a GDB dataset through Python Tkinter tkFileDialog.askopenfilename. Below is the script. It worked for me in the past when I was dealing with .txt or .las files. ...
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How to set Vertical Coordinate system when creating a 3D shapefile?

I'm working with GDAL v1.11 and am seeing the vertical CS stripped when exporting a 3D shapefile (from oracle spatial). This is the command I'm running: ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" B_POINT.shp ...
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Creating fileDialog for GDB using FileGDB_DotNet?

Is it possible to create fileDialog for geodatabase using FileGDB_DotNet? If so, how? I want same: if (Directory.GetFiles(newFileGeoDBpath).Count() == 0) { Geodatabase.Create(newFileGeoDBpath); ...
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How to work with gdb from c#?

I have installed PostgreSql 9.3, PostGIS(last version) and Npgsql. I have geodatabase(tmp.gdb) how to make conection for this DB from c#? And how to connect this DB to PostgreSql? It possible to ...
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SQLite instead of gdb

I use ArcGIS and Qgis and I want to have common protocol and format of my files. To use a separate file for each program is not the best way, I don’t want to make a mess of data. I would ask if SQLite ...
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Make FeatureClass that has a FileGeodatabase data source editable?

I wasn't able to find any documentation on this, but is it possible to use the Editor widget in the Esri JS API to edit a FeatureLayer whose data source is that's stored in a FileGeodatabase? I've ...
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Using FME to extract and store data in geodatabase in different feature datasets to create seamless dataset?

Original data structure as supplied is 124 folders with identical feature data sets: There is a common attribute in all datasets (metadata) that I need to inspect and extract the data flow for ...
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QGIS problems executing 'Filter' inside and outside of attribute table with ESRI FileGeodatabase

I'm working with a ESRI FileGeodatabase in QGIS and am having some issues with the 'Filter'. These issues occur whether I'm applying the filter to the attribute table or directly to the layer (from ...
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Access to ITableFields interface from an ITable or IObjectClass interface

I am working in a File Geo Database and need to set certain columns to be readonly from an ArcMap user perspective only. I am aware of the IFieldEdit.Editable property, however that locks it down ...
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How load data into GDB tables with relationship classes to non simple data?

Further to my earlier question Is there any way to load data into GDB tables with relationship classes to composite data as geometric network with out making them simple first ? I have FGDB with few ...
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Is there a way to save Geoprocesing results?

I have a file geodatabase with a few M-N composite relationships classes. Every few weeks or months I need to load new data into GDB tables; for this I need to delete the relationship classes, load ...
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Appending feature classes from one geodatabase to another geodatabase for python

I am attempting to write a stand alone python script which will loop through the first GDB and append each feature class to its corresponding feature class in the second GDB. The error code that I ...
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Script to unzip a file geodatabase fails with Memory Leak

Hijacked the ESRI script to unzip. After research I found there is a memory leak. There are three zip files I download on a regular basis. Each .zip contains one (1) .gdb. The largest is 2 GB zipped, ...
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How to open a compressed GDB in QGIS?

Looking for help with a problem in QGIS. I'm using QGIS 2.2 and 2.4 for potential analysis of surfaces. Data are based in gdb datasets that were created in ArcGIS and made ​​available to me. Some gdb ...
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Can I create rasters from points with values based on a related table?

I have weed mapping (points) and weed monitoring (tabular related table) data in a file geodatabase. I would like to convert the points to raster based on the weed cover values in the weed monitoring ...
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Exporting file geodatabase (GDB) to Folder of shapefiles?

I have a geodatabase with several feature dataset and feature classes associated with it. I want to export each feature dataset as folder and feature classes associated with each feature dataset will ...
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Importing file geodatabase (GDB) to table of contents (TOC) of ArcMap?

I have a geodatabase with several feature dataset and feature classes associated with it respectively. I would like to create a .mxd where the Table of contents consist of group layer and each group ...
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Exporting table of contents (TOC) with group layers to file geodatabase (GDB) with feature datasets?

I have created a python code for exporting shapefiles from TOC from different source folder to a output folder. However, in this case, I have some group layers in the Table of Contents (TOC). ...
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Adding a column to several feature classes in a file gdb using ogr2ogr

I'm trying to add the same column to 25 feature classes in an ESRI FileGDB. I managed to do this for one feature class by using ogr2ogr: ogrinfo C:\temp\test.gdb -sql "ALTER TABLE table01 ADD COLUMN ...
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Perform a group by query on geodatabase in ArcMap

I have a geodatabase called predictions.gdb and a feature class called output_gis_120_Project in that database. I imported this feature class as a layer in ArcMap. The attribute table with columns ...
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getParameterInfo datatype for creating new feature class

I'm having trouble finding a suitable datatype that allows the user to browse to a .gdb and create a name for a new feature class. DEFeatureClass wants an existing FC to write to. Using ...
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ERROR 6: EPSG PCS/GCS code error when running QgsGeometryAnalyzer().buffer

I am trying to buffer points from a FileGDB in a PyQGIS script. I setup my environment with the following batch file and run the python script below. The problem is that I get ERROR 6: EPSG ...
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Exporting feature class from Geodatabase to shapefile, shortens/abbreviates field values in resultant file?

I'm exporting feature class (File Geodatabase) to shapefile, after exporting the field values in resultant shapefile is shortening, like if a field value is Andhra Pradesh then in Feature class ...
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File GDB to SDE Database using FME

I'm currently stuck in my FME Workspace script. Ideally, I'm reading from a file geodatabase and will update the SDE database in SQL server. I have CRC calculators to check for the changes in the ...
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Is there an ADO.NET 2.0 driver for the ESRI file geodatabase?

I am trying to make a connection to a file geodatabase to issue some SQL queries. I don't need any spatial functionality, we're just trying to get data out of tables. The application making the ...
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Invalid SQL-Statement error when querying file-geodatabase table date field with arcobjects

I want to query a DateTime Field in a table in a file-geodatabase and I keep on getting the error "invalid sql statement" (Error Code: -2147220985) while that sql statement does not give me an error ...
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How to make a loop to MakeNetCDF Table View?

I was trying to write a code to extract grid point data from the NetCDF file. I am able to view and save the table data extracted as follow #Import system modules import arcpy # Set local ...
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Model Builder or a python script for pulling SDE data in a single GDB file

Would like to know if Model Builder or a Python Script would be better for pulling dozens of fc from ArcSDE into a single .gdb file ? The tool will need to be run on a regular basis.
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How to read raster datasets from ESRI geodatabase with FME?

I have a file geodatabase (10.2) with gdb feature classes as well as geodatabase raster datasets. I am using the Esri Geodb API reader in FME Desktop 2014 to read feature types from this geodatabase. ...
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Data migration through ETL Tool from file to personal geodatabase with existing geometric network and cardinality rule?

I want to perform data migration through ETL tool from file geodatabase to personal geodatabase with existing geometric network and cardinality rule. Please describe how to migrate?
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How to update a field in one geodatabase table via a join to another geodatabase table?

I have 2 tables in a file geodatabase and I need to update a field (via ArcObjects) in the first table with a field in the first. Basically, the equivalent to SQL Server's update statement: UPDATE t1 ...
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Sending commands into FGDB

I have a large .gdb of all blocks in the United States, available from Census. I would like to create a point shape file of all census tract centroids in the US. I have QGIS with FileGDB enabled, as ...
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Where is QGIS 2.4 user guide for Esri file geodatabase? [duplicate]

I found no 2.4 user guides or documentation at qgis.org. I googled for 2.4 file geodatabase info but found nothing. Can someone point the way?
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ArcObjects 10.1 IDatabaseCompact lock file

I'm trying to automate one of task by creating code that will execute the IDatabaseCompact.Compact method to a GDB file. Everything seems to work fine but there is always a .lock file generated after ...
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Images exported from ArcGIS Online as File Geodatabase inaccessible to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am a new user of ArcGIS Online. I have a system that includes features and images of the objects and I use Esri ArcGIS for Desktop to perform data collecting. Before exporting the whole database ...
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Accessing File Geodatabase to convert to shapefiles using ArcObjects?

The end result of what I'm trying to do is convert a FGDB into a folder of shapefiles. To do this, I need access to all the data I'd expect to see in a shapefile. Once I get all the information I need ...
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How can a column in a feature class be automatically updated as soon as another column is changed?

I have a feature class in a file geodatabase and it contains a field called [curing] in short integer type and another field called [IsPopulated] in short integer as well. What I want to achieve is ...
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Entering value greater than Range Domain maximum?

I created a range domain in a file geodatabase. The type is short integer and ranges from 0 to 200. The domain was assigned to a new column I created. But I could still enter a value greater than 200 ...
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How to create a range domain in ArcGIS with an interval of 10

I need to create a range domain in a file geodatabase. The user will be able to select a value ranging from 0 and to 200 with an interval of 10. For example, 0, 10, 20, ..., 200. How can I make and ...
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Avoiding schema lock cannot be acquired because of existing lock on File Geodatabase?

I am having a problem with a Schema Lock in ArcMap for Desktop Advanced 10.2. The license that I have is Concurrent use for two computers. On Computer 1, I created an MXD Map File and a File ...
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Can I host multiple map services from a single file geodatabase?

Can I host and consume multiple map services from a single file geodatabase? The data will be view only. Feature service capability will not be turned on, so no editing will be performed.
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Unable to load shapefile as feature class into geodatabase file, with only 3 of the fields

I'm trying to automate importing census boundary shapefiles to feature class in a Geodatabase File, but somehow could not get it to work with this code: ### ======================== load boundary ...
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Check layer data type in gdb

I have path to layer or feature C:\base.gdb\test How to check is table or feature class by arcpy?
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Failed creating a feature class inside a file geodatabase

I'm having trouble creating a feature class within a new file geodatabase. I can create shapefiles and sde databases, but not feature classes. Here's the message I get from arcmap 10.1. Any ideas? ...
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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 ...