File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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 = arcpy....
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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 10....
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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 ...
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ArcMap Share As Runtime Content gives folder instead of .geodatabase file?

So I am trying to export a .geodatabase file that can be imported into my android application for offline maps. Following tutorials on ArcGIS website I was able to export map by using File -> Share As ...
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Dealing With ArcPad and Geodatabase Domains

I created a polygon feature class through a file geodatabase. In the geodatabase i created domains and gave them drop downs. When i go to create a feature class in editor in ArcGIS, in the attribute i ...
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Maintaining CAD drawings and Esri Geodatabase simultaneously?

I'm wondering if there is a best practice for maintaining both CAD and ESRI GDB sytems simultaneously? I work for my local municipality and as it is now the Eng Techs update reference drawings in CAD ...
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Shapefiles do not store times so how do I create time intervals for use in Torque?

I created a bunch of time intervals in a file geodatabase with the intention of using them in Torque to create an animation based on those time intervals. However I can't upload a .gdb to my ...
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Adding descriptions to feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy

I am trying to populate the properties of a feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy. In the past I have been given geodatabases with features classes that already have their property descriptions ...
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How to delete a feature class from a GDB using ArcObjects for Java?

I've seen this solution which may works in ArcObjects for VB/.Net: How to overwrite a shapefile or feature class using arcobjects When I try to convert it into Java, I get a ClassCastException on ...
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Need to export a feature dataset into a new geodatabase

I am having trouble trying to export a feature dataset into a .gdb that I have created. I am working on data in ArcMap 10.2 that is located in my d drive (D:). I have created a folder and a (for ...
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How to intersect two geodatabases in ModelBuilder?

Trying to intersect features from two file geodatabases in model builder. However, the databases can not be connected to the intersect as input features. Second opting - put all features into one ...
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Spatial and property search

We have a lot of polygons(some of them contain holes) and there are also a lot of points inside different polygon, these data are processed as ESRI geodatabase format. Now we have to do some spatial ...
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Overwriting layers in a geodatabase maintaining its position in a feature class list

I'm working with ArcGIS 10. I work on ecological habitat mapping. I have some features classes inside a geodatabase which represent years of data on a specific area. Each has a reliability field with ...
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How can I open a GDB on QGIS for Mac?

I'm trying to open a GDB on QGIS for Mac but having no luck. Details: I'm currently running OS 10.9.3 on my laptop. I downloaded and installed QGIS 2.6.1-2 from KyngChaos I installed the GDAL ...
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Add multiple GDB files in subdirectories to mxd using python

I have GDB files located in many sub-Folders and sub-sub-Folders. All Sub Folders are located in one large directory i asked it for layer file in Add multiple Layer files in subdirectories to mxd ...
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How to Read GDB from c#

I am trying to read .gdb file using osgeo api i go for following code but cant read. suggest me. string File= @"D:\GDB File\Demo.gdb"; public IConnection OpenFDOSourceConnection(string File) ...
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Importing XML document to file geodatabase

I have never used xml data imports. I am working with ArcGIS desktop 10.2 One of our major data supplier started data delivery using XML format using FTP. Packets of data updates are coming every ...
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How to query a bunch of tables/feature classes which linked together by relationships

I have one feature class and 3 tables which linked together by relationship classes. The feature class, called "buildings", has the fellowing feilds: (1) FID: Feature ID and (2) ID: My own ID This ...
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List File Geodatabase Topology

I'm trying to write a script that looks into a dataset and list all the elements in the dataset. The dataset comprises of Feature classes and FGDB Toppology. When I uses ListFeatureClasses, it outputs ...
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How to import gdb file data into an Excel sheet

How can I extract the data from a gdb file into an Excel worksheet? Is this possible at all?
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UpdateCursor stops after the first iteration

My arcpy script includes two updateCursor Objects. The first iteration of the "outer" coursor works fine, but the programm stops when it comes to the second iteration at updateRow(). Has somebody an ...
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How to Compact geodatabases in multiple directories using ArcPy?

I am trying to write a script to walk through all folders in my workspace and find and compact all geodatabases in my workspace. I feel like I'm on the right track but I am stuck. import acrpy, os ...
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How to create input mask for data capture into File Geodatabase by ArcGIS for Desktop?

For example if I had a "date" field (d = day digit, m = month letter, y = year digit) I could restrict entries to dd-mmm-yyyy instead of any number of different entry types(e.g. dd-mmm-yy or mmm-dd-yy ...
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Join ArcGIS table with feature class many-to-one to create new feature class

I'm trying to do what seems to me to be a simple join with ArcGIS 10.2.2, but can't figure out how to do it. I have a file geodatabase with two files, a table and a feature class with point geometry. ...
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File or personal database in qgis?

is there any database ? I use ArcMap with file geodatabase. But now, i have make project in qgis and i dont know, how to create database.
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Creating a weekly FGDB backup of ArcSDE?

I need to create a script that will copy our county's parcel data, maintained in SDE/SQL, to a file geodatabase. This script will be run as a scheduled task over the weekend. What GP tool do you ...
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Access ESRI .GDB in PyQGIS

I can access ESRI .GDB data using OSGeo's OGR. The following code gives feature class names embedded in .GDB... from osgeo import ogr driver = ogr.GetDriverByName("FileGDB") data = driver.Open(r"D:\...
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csv data into an .xml Workspace Document to import into my geodatabase?

I'm looking to import data into my geodatabase from an .xml file using the import XML workspace document utility that comes from right clicking the geodatabase in ArcCatalog . Only problem is my ...
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Query for duplicate records in a feature class table in FileGeodatabase [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to check the duplication in field values of a FileGeodatabase table/Feature Class using ArcMap. Any help?
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How to convert Geodatabase to open standards to process it further?

I have a ESRI file in geodatabase format (v9.3). I intend to use this in a non-commercial application. I think I will have to convert it into a open standard since I am confused if ArcGIS online would ...
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Determining date or time Feature Class was created in File Geodatabase?

I had a script running at the office over the last 5 days and tried to remote on unsuccessfully since the 3rd day. I got here and it appears there was a power outage. Is there a way to find out the ...