File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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How to split ESRI file geodatabase into two or three by region?

I have got a ESRI file geodatabase(10.3) with many feature-classes(Polygon, Polyline & point). I don't have enterprise ESRI license. I have to split the entire data into two unique parts to do ...
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What has prevented a “better” format than shapefiles from being widely adopted? [on hold]

Reading through this answer got me thinking: Why hasn't a better format than the shapefile been widely adopted? Shapefiles have (as I'm sure most of us have noticed) many annoying quirks, ...
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Esri File Geodatabase The parameter is (or has) the wrong kind of geometry

One of my tools was having problems, during debug I encountered a new error based on FDO error codes: Case -2147220982 fKnownErrNum = "The object has been deleted and is no longer valid." ...
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Cannot see data in Attribute Column and also in Data Frame

I am working on water network using geometric network in ArcGIS 10.2.2. I was working on data, suddenly my PC restarted by itself. After restart I opened mxd but I could not see my pipelines and ...
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Can this Be Recoded to Be More Efficient with Respect to Processing Time?

I'm very new to GIS but have been asked to parse through any given ESRI GDB file-folder without using any ESRI product. I've been trying to focus on using Fiona and Shapely as these seem to be ...
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Editing with Map Topology performance in ArcGIS Pro?

I have been working on some basic cartography for a fantasy world I am creating, and ArcMap 10.4 was being slow on editing some of the large island polygons I am creating. I figured that as all I am ...
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Fixing “spatial index grid size is invalid” without Recalculate button

I've got a python script that is connecting a squence of points to make lines, and putting them into a feature class (based on answers to my previous question). It works wonderfully on a small area ...
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Using String Functions (LEFT, RIGHT, MID) in Select By Attributes against a File Geodatabase using ArcMap 10

I finally (albeit reluctantly) made the switch from a personal geodatabase (pGDB) to a file geodatabse (fGDB) not too long ago. The main reason it took so long to switch has to do with how Select by ...
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What is the ogr2ogr syntax for exporting from Oracle to Spatialite?

I want to export data from Oracle to spatialite, 3 tables with geometry and 1 attribute table. Alternatively, I already have this data written out nightly using ogr2ogr, but the output location is a ...
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Is there a way to change Table to Table import parameters in ArcCatalog?

Is there a way to change Table to Table import parameters in ArcCatalog to either import text longer then 255 characters or truncate the input text to 255 characters? I have 350 tables in a CSV ...
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Using a join in Arc with feature classes containing a definition query always return an inner join

At Arc 10.4, I am attempting to do an outer join (using the "Keep all records" option) between two file geodatabase feature class layer tables. Each of the two tables has an identical Definition ...
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Troubleshooting File Geodatabase Parsing in Python / Fiona?

I'm a noob, so please bear with me. I have a test GDB file-folder that I have been able to verify that it does contain features through using some of ESRI's tools. The code I have seems simple ...
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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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How to get an ESRI spatial reference in XML for Pathfinder Export?

I am trying to export from Trimble Pathfinder into an ESRI Geodatabase, in UTM10N (EPSG:26910), however I do not have a spatial reference XML setup in the export preferences. I looked into how to get ...
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How to do a Spatial Join after opening a GDB file with Fiona?

After I successfully open up an ESRI GDB file/folder with Fiona, what open-source Python package should I use to do a spatial join? I was told Shapely is not the appropriate package for this. I am ...
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How to Parse Through a ESRI GDB File/Folder After Opened with Fiona?

I should point out that I'm a noob. I'm playing around with making a python gui app and believe I have opened an ESRI GDB file/folder using: with fiona.open(GDBPath, 'r') as sourceGeoData What I'd ...
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Arcpy update cursor: stop iteration error

I have 1 csv with municipalities and their corresponding zip codes and a GDB of houses which contain address, municipality but no zip codes Objective: add the zip codes to the GDB table import csv ...
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Is it possible to make a geodatabase feature class invisible?

I am working on creating a report for a customer that requires using a couple tools in arcmap then export values to a dbf. They then have to run a crystal report that pulls data from Oracle in the ...
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Geodatabase network dataset error “cannot acquire a lock”

I am trying to create a new network dataset within a feature dataset in a file geodatabase and keep getting the error "could not create network dataset. Cannot acquire a lock. Cannot acquire a lock." ...
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Arc collector: cannot enable offline mode for map

I am trying to setup arc collector for offline data collection in remote areas. I have followed steps from a few ESRI tutorials, Problem: when I try to "enable offline mode" for the web map within ...
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Merging multiple feature classes in file geodatabase with ogr2ogr?

Is there a way to merge multiple feature classes into one feature class in a geodatabase with ogr2ogr? If this isn't possible with ogr2ogr, is there another method? I'm using the ESRI File Geodatabase ...
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Seeing Attachments from File Geodatabase at ArcGIS Online? [closed]

I have a feature class (Buildings) related to a table in a file geodatabase (Assets) (1-M RC). The Assets table has attachments of its own (PDFs): mean it has another table in RC with blob data that ...
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Bulk Converting Data Using FME

I am currently in the process of converting a large quantity of Ordnance Survey Vector Map Local data from .gz to Esri feature class within a file geodatabase. The process is working correctly but ...
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rename table/feature class in filegdb using ogr or qgis

According to the OGR SQL docs, it doesn't appear that it is possible to use and ALTER statement to rename an existing table (featureclass) inside of a file geodatabase. RENAME statements can be run on ...
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qgis feature classification of filegdb datasource bug?

When I am trying to create a symbol classification from a filegdb datasource in qgis the list of unique attribute values is not being populated when I hit the 'Classify' button. It loads a single ...
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Match Button Greyed Out in Interactive Rematch Window

I used ArcGIS 10.3.1 and built a composite address locator from 5 address locators. All locators are in the same file gdb. I geocoded addresses in a table within the same file gdb and tried to rematch ...
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Rename the output file ArcGIS

I am copying a tons of features from a file geodatabase to a database server. First I created an enterprise geodatabase connenction and after a database connection. In the first step I added a ...
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Multiple python import from feature class into feature dataset in geodatabase

Is it possible to create a python script to import shapefiles/feature classes, from different sources into specific feature datasets in geodatabase, but in one script? I managed to write the script ...
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Multiple Relationship Class Links Attrbute Information Put In One Table after Intersection

I have made a file geodatabase that has one shapefile (we will call it shapefile 1) and four tables in it (we will call tables 1-4). I am trying to make shapefile 1 have relationships with all four of ...
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How to remove or reset all metadata from FileGeoDatabase (*.gdb)?

Removing metadata from shapefiles is fairly easy, since they are stored in a seperate xml file. How can I remove or reset all metadata in a FileGeoDatabase (*.gdb)?
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Naming Conventions in ModelBuilder?

I am new to using ModelBuilder, however, I have created a model to create "straight lines" that represent multiple stream condition monitoring. I have multiple gdbs, and within, multiple feature ...
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How do I save a geodatabase from the internet that has ftp?

How do you save the geodatabase on the ftp ? It only has the name of the geodatabase with the extension .gdb on it and when I right click on it and it just says download... I have never done it ...
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Determining hardware requirements for mosaic dataset operation to work properly?

I've been building mosaic datasets in ArcGIS, but have been having mixed results depending largely on the number of cores on the computer being used to build the mosaic dataset. For example, on a ...
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ogr2ogr append 1 row to a File GDB feature class's data table

I export a polygon layer from Oracle to a FileGDB using ogr2ogr. I need to append one row to the data table, with '0' for numeric fields and 'No Elements' for the one string field. In ArcGIS, I run a ...
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Implementing output file extension considering type of workspace in ModelBuilder?

In Modelbuilder, I am trying to implement a condition regarding the type of workspace: if this is a GDB, the output FC should not have an Extension (%Scratch%\Nodes_%NameFC%) If this is a Folder, ...
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How to get size of file geodatabase feature class on disk?

Is there a simple way to determine the amount of hard drive space a feature class takes up? I feel like I'm missing something simple, but I don't recall a method that does so. You would think that ...
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Android ArcGIS API, how to loop into every Feature in Geodatabase

I have an offline geodatabase in android ArcGIS which I have downloaded through gdbAsyncTask. how do I loop into every feature in that geodatabase? for example I could have collect all the IDs from ...
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File Geodatabase - Feature Save/Edit/Add Error [closed]

USING: ArcMap 10.4 & ArcCatalog 10.4 FILE LOCATION: Local Was wondering if anyone came across the same issue mentioned below, as I'm haven't been able to find an issue like mine elsewhere - I ...
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Coded value domains, Allow Null Values = no. Why does it default to zero?

Trying to use Coded Value Domains with Allow Null Values = No in a File GDB, ArcGIS 10.2. Through an GIS.SE question that I can't seem to find again, I found this through ArcGIS help: "Note: The ...
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Transfering features class from ArcSDE to File Geodatabase using ArcPy?

I would like to know if it's possible to use python to transfer features class from SDE into a GDB and then transfer it back to SDE without losing SDE parameters such topology, versionning, ...
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How to Add FileGDB driver to PyGDAL installation

I installed ArcGIS 10.0 and it installed Python 2.6.5 with it. Later, I installed pyGDAL using the windows installer within that Python installation. I cannot find a specific place where GDAL is ...
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ListFeatureClasses isn't returning anything in GDB [closed]

I am writing a script that performs a series of operations on line, point, and polygon files in my file geodatabase matched through a unique number in their filenames. My geodatabase looks like this: ...
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Recalculating full extent of File Geodatabase feature class?

I have a featureclass in an Esri file geodatabase. When I edit the features using the editor in ArcMap, and I delete most of my features and keeping only the ones in the middle, the zoom to layer ...
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Pivot table output name and ModelBuilder failing?

I have created a model that utilises the Pivot Table tool. When I run the model, the tool creates a DBF file in a file GDB. However the naming convention of the file is incorrect. It just has the name ...
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How can I overwrite files in a geodatabase (outside the workspace environment)?

I initially set the workspace environment to a directory and included the option, arcpy.env.overwriteOutput=True, but at some point in my script, I convert a shapefile in that directory to a ...
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Where should the data update date be entered into the FGDC metadata form (esri)?

if you've edited data recently (a gdb feature class), either spatial or tabular, and you want to capture the "update date" and possibly a note about what was updated, without overwriting the ...
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Changing/editing original feature class referenced in ArcGIS map package?

I created two different map packages (say, mappack1 and mappack2) that included a common layer (polyline feature class in a file geodatabase, say LINE). Then I unpacked mappack1 and edited the common ...
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Meaning of number after username in file geodatabase schema lock?

I'm using the ISchemaLock interface to return schemalock info on featureclasses in a file geodatabase: // If schemalock count is >=2, then we have a problem, something else has a lock on the FC ...
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Getting full path of empty sde feature datasets (Children property from arcpy.Describe object won't work))

My goal is to copy all the feature classes in a file geodatabase into an sde geodatabase, skipping those elements which already exist in the output sde gdb. Both geodatabases have the same feature ...
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File geodatabase not visible through ArcCatalog

I get the error "There was an error exporting the layer. Invalid function arguments. FDO error: -2147024894 [GDB_SystemCatalog]" when trying to export data from one of my feature classes in my ...