File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Editing a File Geodatabase via LocalServer, can't edit attributes

I am trying to edit a file geodatabase that is referenced from a map package that I load through a LocalFeatureService. The file geodatabase is not within the map package, it is referencing the file ...
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Automate multiple repetitive ArcGIS 10.2 Table Relates?

I have a situation where multiple users will be creating many file gdb's in ArcGIS 10.2 using just the basic license. The data format is standardized and will have a feature layer with point data and ...
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Model Builder ArcGis Iterate file and rename files

I want to go through a folder and subfolders to copy some files in a gdb. At the moment I have tried to do it using the iterator file and the Copy tool. The problem is all the files have the same name,...
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Features lost when creating “Local copy for editing”

I want to edit a hosted feature service from AGOL (no server). I followed the steps to create a local copy for editing, however when I do this - not all of the features exist in the local copy. I ...
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Adding file geodatabases as group layers?

I have a couple hundred file geodatabases (GDBs) each containing several feature classes. Is there a way for me to move the GDBs into an mxd such that each GDB is imported as a group layer ...
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Validating file geodatabase information against spreadsheet? [closed]

I have a spreadsheet from our master records office that contains thousands of entries for different types of facilities (building, signs, canopy, fences). I need to validate that we have all of ...
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Need File Geodatabase (*.gdb) read/write support in QGIS?

I have followed the instructions shown in this thread but still don't have the ESRI FileGDB option only the Open File GDB. In my case, I am in the most current QGIS version - Lyon (2.12.0). ...
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Shapefile to File Geodatabase Migration using ModelBuilder?

I have internal client requiring an automated process, hence ModelBuilder, that creates a new feature class (user will need to name before run time) with attribute table based on a feature class used ...
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Export File Geodatabase Raster to TIFF or IMG

Is there a license-free technology that can export rasters from an ESRI File Geodatabase to a file-based raster (e.g. GeoTIFF or IMG file)? ESRI has the FileGDB API for "reading" the contents of a ...
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arcpy.SubsetFeatures_ga output not saving in correct feature dataset

I am using SubsetFeatures_ga to create a random dataset within a file geodatabase and am trying to save the output feature class in a feature dataset but it keeps getting saved in the root of the file ...
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Sync ArcMap, AGOL, Collector without server

Is there a way to sync one file gdb across catalog or arcmap, agol, and collector without using a server? What is the best way to track changes to a file gdb when people are editing it in the filed (...
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Get all layers from gdb file

I am trying to get all layers from gdb file.I am using file geodatabase API. I am unable to find any help regarding how to get all layers and then read that layers. Right Now i am using Geodatabase ...
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Upload File Geodatabase without Server, Credit Usage?

Instead of going through a server to publish an arcgis web service hosted layer, I want to go right from my local machine to AGOL so that my server is NEVER exposed. I want to eventually put this ...
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Linking file geodatabase and ArcSDE?

My office does a lot of field work where we log points via the Collector app. Those points are then always exported to a geodatabase feature class for further editing and analysis. If edits and ...
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Dealing with NULL values in geodatabase using GDAL commands?

I have a geodatabase and I'd like to return a value for NULL. (When I look at my raster layer, there are a lot of zeroes which I am assuming is because of the NULL values) Is there a way to use the ...
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PyQGIS method to add multiple GDB files?

I can use the following to add multiple shapefiles to QGIS: import os, glob layers=[] shape_path = "C:\Users\Me\Desktop\Test\Shapefiles\\" for shape in glob.glob(shape_path + "*.shp"): layer = ...
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Bulk conversion and import of OS MasterMap .gz files to .shp in ArcGIS Desktop

I have 91 .gz files procured from the Ordnance Survey and would like to import them all to ArcGIS as shapefiles. I know that the Quick Import tool in the Data Interoperabilty extension performs the ...
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How to convert File Geodatabase to Personal Geodatabase [duplicate]

I have a file geodatabase (gdb) and I want to convert it to personal geodatabase. I am using ArcMap 10.2. Does esri support this conversion? Any easy steps? what I would like to achieve is to access ...
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How to export ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb from PostGIS

I found several posts explaining how to import a .gdb file into PostGIS. Is exporting also possible? For example using ogr2ogr to generate a .gdb file from query result.
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How to protect data in a file geodatabase (make read-only)

What kind of steps can I take to protect data in a file gdb, or even the entire gdb, so that it can't be modified inadvertently? (e.g. by a tool like Rubbersheet that modifies data in place.) I ...
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Why Does My Raster Catalog Crashes When I Try to Zoom?

I have a file geodatabase which includes a Raster Catalog. Up until today I've had no problems with my Raster Catalog. Now, when I pull in the Raster Catalog, I can see the footprint of my rasters. ...
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Output location in ModelBuilder?

I am creating a model where the first step is creating a geodatabase with location and name set as parameters. After that I created another step (Table to Table) to import a single table to the ...
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Why is the geometry changing slightly when I import shapes into a postgresql database with postgis?

I recently posted this question when first trying to import data from a file geodatabase into a postgis database: how can I maintain curves when converting from geodatabase to postgresql using og2gui ...
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Phantom Lock on Feature Dataset

I have a phantom lock on a feature dataset in a file geodatabase (ArcGIS 10.2) that will not allow editing of any of the underlying feature classes. I can edit anywhere else on the geodatabase and can'...
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Adding fileGDB driver to gdal 1.11.1

I need to use the fileGDB driver in gdal, however I can't figure out how to install the driver. This is the only kind of documentation I found but it doesn't make any sense to me: http://www.trac....
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Seeking open source geospatial viewer of attachments stored in file geodatabase?

I have a file geodatabase that contains imagery and photo attachments linked to each record of a feature class. I am looking for a non-proprietary solution that allows a user without Esri to view ...
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ArcGIS Online fails to add zipped File Geodatabase?

I couldn’t figure out why The ArcGIS Online fails to add a zipped “file geodatabase”, and gives the following message: Invalid name ‘xxx.gdb’ found in input publish parameters
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Copying File Geodatabase to PostgreSQL using ogr2ogr?

I am trying to export Feature Classes and Tables from GDB to PostgreSQL. I am using ogr2ogr tool to export from GDB to PostgreSQL. I am using following method: ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"host=...
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Equivalent for PostGIS ST_SnapToGrid in ArcMap 9.3

I'm new with ArcGIS and ArcMap. I need to round coordinates on precision of 2 decimals while maintaining relations between them. So basically I need to make something to be equivalent of ST_SnapToGrid(...
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Debugging ERROR 000732 Cannot create table from feature class in file geodatabase?

I am unable to create table from feature class in file geodatabase. below is the screen of shot of the tool with error message ERROR 000732
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How to view/display fields with high character lengths in ArcMap?

I am trying to import an Excel spreadsheet with a field that has more than 255 characters. Do I have to convert the Excel table to a file geodatabase table first in order to view this field in ...
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BLOB TYPE in Arcmap

I created an excel spreadsheet which converted to blob type when i imported it into ArcMap .I am trying to view the BLOB type field in ArcMap because I want to join this blob field to a common field ...
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How to import shared cell (dgn, dwg) to .gdb using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a dwg file within the text is stored in a shared cell. When the dwg file is dragged into ArcMap (10.2) it does not display properly - the shared cell is displayed as a point. As well, when I ...
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How to access the feature extent of a feature class using arcpy?

How can i access to feature extent of a feature class and change the extent using arcpy ?
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Writing and reading arcs using File Geodatabase API .NET library?

It looks like the File Geodatabase API has supported arcs since 1.2. But no samples have been included for the C or .NET library. Does anyone have any code that shows how to do this using the .NET ...
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How do I compact a file geodatabase with ArcPy? [duplicate]

I am preparing some data using FME, which I end up writing to an Esri file geodatabase. Unfortunately, FME doesn't appear to update the written feature classes' spatial indices. This results in ...
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Cannot save as ESRI FileGDB in QGIS 2.8/2.10

In QGIS v2.6, I was able to save a vector layer as ESRI FileGDB. However, in v2.8 and v2.10 this no longer seems available. Am I missing something? Or why is this no longer available in the standard ...
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How to copy attachment feature class from personal GDB to File GDB?

I have some feature classes with attachments in personal geodatabase . I want to copy these from personal to file geodatabase automatically using arcpy. I used the code suggested by @Aaron to copy ...
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How to delete a GDBTABLE and GDBTABLEX file when it is open in another program

How can I delete a GDBTABLE file and GDBTABLX file (a00000009.gdbtable, a00000009.gdbtablx) when it is open in another program. I cannot find where it is open so I cannot delete it? Is there a way to ...
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Determining local geodatabase release version with ArcPy?

Can anyone get the release version of a ESRI local geodatabase, using arcpy? I should be simple, and yet... I use the "Describe" function on both personal and file geodatabases, and need to retrieve ...
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Intersection of two tables using the matching values in multiple fields

Primary usage of ArcGIS Desktop Basic: I have to find the intersection of two tables in the same file geodatabase based on the values in multiple fields. Almost all queries to find some help are ...
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Importing OpenStreetMap (OSM) data into *.gdb using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone know what the fastest way to import OpenStreetMap data into an ArcGIS File Geodatabase (*.gdb) is? I'm using ArcGis 10.2.x and I see two options: OpenStreetMap Loader, which handles a *....
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Copying feature classes from Personal Geodatabase to File Geodatabase using ArcPy?

I have huge amount of personal geodatabases that contain dataset and feature classes (one dataset with four feature classes and one feature classes outside of the dataset in each mdb). I want to ...
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Combining multiple DEMs into one file geodatabase

I have multiple file geodatabases (approximately 240) each contain a DEM. My issue is taking the DEM from each and putting it into a single file geodatabase without alot of mind numbing work. ...
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How can I rename a file geodatabase and keep the all the mxd project linked?

I have a big folder (20GB) (with different folders with shapes, rasters and filegeodatabases) This folder has a orthographic mistake that I would like to correct. This gdb is involved in a big ...
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How can I rename all feature classes in a file geodatabase?

I have 8 separate geodatabases in which are contained tiled feature classes all of the same name e.g. TopographicArea. So that each of my File Geodatabases contain a feature class called ...
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What steps do I need to take when creating my first project [closed]

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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What is a database in ArcGIS? [closed]

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