File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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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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 ...
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File GeoDatabase Table is too large to export?

We need to query data from the national soils database. The data is in a file geodatabase (which is about 20 GB), but we need to query the data in a SQL Server environment. In ArcCatalog, I am able ...
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Exporting data from ArcSDE gdb atribute table to file or personal geodatabase?

I'm currently learning GIS and I'm working on a project, I'm doing my own research and trying to accomplish the following with or without Python: Export data from an ArcSDE geodatabase attribute ...
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Importing dgn geometry into empty file geodatabase feature class?

I have an empty geodatabase in arcgis for certain domain application. It has several feature datasets each containing related feature classes. for example : feature dataset - NATURE, it has a ...
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ogr2ogr select feature class from multiple filegdb

From windows command shell how might I merge a single layer from multiple file-gdb's into another file-gdb using ogr2ogr? All input gdb's have identically named feature classes and attribute ...
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Cannot clip FileGDB using Ogr2Ogr

I have a large line feature class (15GB) in a File Geodatabase that I would like to clip. I am trying to use ogr2ogr to do this, however I keep getting the error: ERROR 1: Unable to write feature ...
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Adding polygon attribute to a gdb raster

I am working with the gSSURGO soil database which has many tables with data and one raster file. I managed to join the tables to the raster, so now I click on my map and can see all raster attributes. ...
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Exporting gdb tables to excel in folder containing gdb?

So i have several folders which each contain a gdb. Now, I export the attribute tables of polygon feature classes using the following code (probably could use some optimization): folder = ...
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Geodatabase affecting outcome

Why does my naming convention change depending on where the output is saved? When I save this to a .gdb, the name of the output is "tif", not final_mosaic.tif. When I save the same output to a ...
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Is there Data Loader for QGIS or Spatialite?

Is there a tool that works like the data loader of ArcGIS for QGIS (or via Spatialite )? To integrate data in a database or a shapefile without having the same structure (and the tool allows to ...
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QGIS 2.8.1 OpenFileGDB compatibility with ESRI FileGDB?

I am trying to view an ESRI FileGDB in QGIS 2.8.1. Do I have to use "add vector layer" - "directory" - "OpenFileGDB" in order to open and view the data? Is there a way to specifically open the ESRI ...
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How to separate states in USA file using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I have found a few different files containing the entire United States, with attributes including states. Is there a way to separate the states out into their own files (perhaps in one file ...
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Managing Very Large Vector File Geodatabases

I am currently looking for ways to more effectively work with an extremely large 10,000,000 (+) vector features contained in a file geodatabase. Its just very cumbersome to work with in ArcGIS (v ...
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QGIS 2.8.1 ogr OpenFileGDB zip format

I am experimenting with the OGR OpenFileGDB zip file format in QGIS 2.8.1 on Windows 8.1 x64 and although OGR says it can happily read the format (with a couple of Code Page warnings) I am unable to ...
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Licensed File Geodatabase to unlicensed Geodatabase?

Can anyone help me how to convert a licensed File Geodatabase "Export Deny" encrypted in ArcGIS to "allow export" if i have only File Geodatabase and file without license definition file. I am in ...
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How to send large GDB by E Mail or thru internet [closed]

Is there a way to split and zip very large GDB (over 2.5 GB) by E mail or thru internet ?. I've tried FTP but it falls after few hours. YouSendIt (HighTalil) is only up to 250 MB for a file. Is there ...
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How to edit table in locked ESRI StreetMap data?

Preface: I'm newer to GIS, but know the basics of ArcMap. I'm using ArcMap 10.1 on a 64bit. I've been working with the new 2014 Release 3 of North America StreetMap Premium (TomTom) for ArcGIS, but ...
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Arcpy.Exists Fails On Existing Layers

I am running into an issue where the arcpy.Exists() function returns a false for a known good layer in the python interactive window. We are using a map document template for the layers set up in the ...
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ArcGIS files exported using 10.3 gives error when opening in ArcGIS 10 [closed]

I received two gdb files that were exported using 10.3. When opening/ importing to a geodatabase in ArcCatalog 10 I get an error that one file is missing, ArcCatalog continues to open but the ...
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QGIS crashes when geodatabase file opened

I recently updated my version of QGIS to 2.6 Brighton and am no longer able to open geodatabase files, everytime I try the program quits. Is there a way to fix this or is this a bug with the new ...