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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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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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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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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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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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119 views

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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1answer
207 views

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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2answers
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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 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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1answer
49 views

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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1answer
135 views

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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1answer
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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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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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4answers
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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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1answer
47 views

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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1answer
146 views

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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
138 views

How to perform Full Text Search of Esri geodatabase?

How would you go about searching the contents of features, the values in the attribute columns, in an Esri geodatabase? (preference for file-gdb, but SDE would be useful too.) I can envisage workflow ...
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Geometric Network error in File Geodatabase<Network Dataset

I need to create a geometric network in my network dataset which resides within my file geodatabase. I have been receiving the following error: Cannot create geometric network. The selected feature ...
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2answers
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Problem of “null” values added for fields with no data when appending data or adding new features to file geodatabase

I am working with a bicycle and pedestrian facility file geodatabase where I am continually appending new records to feature class attribute tables. When I append new records, if there is no data for ...
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2answers
131 views

How to export data from ArcGis to .txt? [duplicate]

I have a file-geodatbase,it is a road network of a city. Now I want to export the data into .txt file for map matching, I have installed ArcGis for Desktop and not used ArcGis before, what should I ...
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1answer
119 views

Clip geodatabase containing vector and raster data

I have a fairly large file geodatabase in ArcGIS 10.1 containing both vector and raster datasets. Generally, I only want to work on a small extent at a time. Is it possible to clip a geodatabase to a ...
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How to find out to which road each points belongs to?

I am new to GIS . I hava a folder it include a .mxd file and a .gdb folder, the .gdb folder hava many .gdbtable and .gdbindexes files etc, it's a road network data of a city. Now, I want to know ...
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1answer
138 views

Feature-linked Annotation Angle field error: ArcGIS 10.1

After running the "tiled labels to annotation" tool to get feature-linked annotations with the correct rotation angle for each label per frame, a small handful of the annotations will not take updates ...
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How to add coded value to domain?

I wish to add a new value in my domain and I get this message : An invalid SQL statement was used [UPDATE GDB_Domains SET DomainName = 'Statut_Pygargue',Description = Statut de l'activite du nid', ...
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0answers
213 views

Problem importing annotation feature class into file geodatabase

While using ArcGIS 10.1, I had an issue importing annotation feature classes into a file geodatabase. Using Import Feature Class (Single) or Import Feature Class (Multiple) on an annotation feature ...
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0answers
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Generating composite values ( MAPFID numbers) for previously duplicated vales based on 2 different fields

Good day everyone! I have lurked around here for info preiously, but this is my first post, so please be gentle if I commit any faux pas. Okay, let me try to break this down so we can all ...
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Arcpy - change layer from sde connection to file geodatabase

We are copying data from our corporate office to field offices and we are creating a file geodatabase at these field offices. We are copying the layers that point to sde and they need to point to the ...
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unable to copy all rows from xml file to file geodatabase

i tried purging a file geodatabase and copying values from an xml file via the load xml document The file has over 400,000 records but only 98000 records copy. I keep getting loading xml recordset ...
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Why do all rows go missing from File Geodatabase Feature Class to *.dbf conversion?

I tried to export a File Geodatabase Feature Class to a *.dbf table/shapefile, but there are no records inside. I believe there is no mistake in exporting--it is simple. The doubt is the file ...
3
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1answer
85 views

Why would Update (Analysis) tool from ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 create duplicate features in file geodatabase?

I am attempting to use the Update (Analysis) tool to update a right of way (ROW) polygon feature class with a roads polygon feature class. The ROW feature class completely contains the roads feature ...
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2answers
224 views

Explicitly locking a file geodatabase

I need to lock a file geodatabase (or only a single Mosaic dataset) at the beginning of a python script (and release it in the end).. I looked and looked and couldn't find any explicit arcpy command ...
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Whether to use File Geodatabase (*.gdb), Personal Geodatabase (*.mdb) or shapefiles?

I am a bit confused on the topic of geodatabases. Previously, I have used geodatabases as an easy way to keep all files together rather than having dozens of shapefiles all over the place. And it's ...
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2answers
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How to import ArcGIS 10.1 File geodatabase to MS SQL Server 2012?

I would like to import my File Geodatabase from ArcGIS 10.1 into MS SQL Server 2012. I have never done it before, so I expect to do the import the same way as import data from excel table. Problem ...
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1answer
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arcsde huge size file upload into Oracle spatial

I have 35million records (tomtom multinet) of file gdb file in my desktop machine. I need to upload this file into Oracle spatial as SDO_geometry file. I already tested the connection with small ...