File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

4
votes
1answer
1k views

Exporting and editing annotation feature class using ArcPy?

I would like to convert labels to annotations and make some advanced editing for these labels using ArcPy. How would I do this? I'm using a file geodatabase and ArcMap 10.
1
vote
1answer
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Can I merge an Access database with a shapefile into a file geodatabase? [closed]

I'm working on a project where I'm trying to merge location information from points placed in a shapefile with information that I've entered into an Access database. There is a unique identifier with ...
28
votes
8answers
17k views

Open Source Tool capable of reading Esri File Geodatabase (.gdb)?

I have an ESRI File Geodatabase (.gdb) file that I would like to convert to shapefile (or any other non-proprietary format). Are there any Open Source tools to do so?
0
votes
1answer
21 views

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
1
vote
1answer
34 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
44 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ?
0
votes
1answer
621 views

Creating report of all feature classes in geodatabase using ArcPy?

I am not getting any response from this script and no error displayed at all I am writing this script to help me display the feature classes in my geodatabase Here is my script import arcpy ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Python script to implement a batch import of CAD files into Geodatabase?

Does anyone know where I can get a python script that can do a batch import of CAD files into a Geodatabase. I have one I wrote here, but it is only able to import one CAD file at a time. It imports ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

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 ...
10
votes
2answers
1k views

How to unit test ArcObjects with Mocking?

I'm a huge fan of unit testing, but still make use of a FGDB to grab features for running unit tests against when using the ArcObjects framework. Is anyone successfully using mocking against thinks ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Exporting 1.5 million records from File Geodatabase to Microsoft Access table?

I have a table that I want to export from arcmap that has around 1.5 million records. I need to import it into access. Now every time I have tried to export it into a format that access will read, ...
2
votes
0answers
47 views

Copying attachments from one geodatabase to another

I have a file geodatabase that is a compilation of multiple file geodatabases with varying schemas. Some feature classes in the original databases had attachments, however the attachment tables no ...
2
votes
3answers
50 views

Looking for Parish Boundaries Datasets for QLD Austraila

Every so often, I am asked for a parish boundary dataset. I can never find them as I am of the belief that they are no longer used. Has any one had any experience with parish boundaries in Australia ...
2
votes
1answer
98 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
58 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How to programmatically work with featureclasses from multiple geodatabases?

I have produced a Python script which creates multiple buffers of specific (listed) feature classes within a geodatabase. This is achieved by running each feature class through a for loop. I would ...
1
vote
1answer
695 views

Appending from file geodatabase to ArcSDE fails using ArcPy?

I'm trying to append a feature class from a file geodatabase to an Arcsde featureclass using this line of code: arcpy.Append_management("parcel_copy", sde_path+"parcel" ,"NO_TEST") This line works ...
2
votes
0answers
25 views

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. ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

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 ...
73
votes
4answers
48k views

File Geodatabase (*.gdb) support in QGIS?

Following questions: Open Source Tool capable of reading Esri File Geodatabase (.gdb)? How to access file geodatabase in Qgis? How to get FGDB support in GDAL 1.9 without compiling? I have spent ...
4
votes
2answers
89 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

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 ...
-4
votes
2answers
44 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
60 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

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) ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

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
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Create FeatureDataSet in geodatabase with Arcpy from a table

I create an empty file geodatabase (gdb), and I would like to import in this gdb several feature dataset, at least 120 different dataset. I would like to import those dataset from a table like an ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Appending field from file geodatabase table to polygon feature class?

I have an existing polygon feature class with about 30 attribute fields. I would like to append another 20 fields from an existing table in the same file geodatabase. Can this be done using an ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Can I find metadata about a File Geodatabase using ESRIs File Geodatabase API?

I'm using these DLLs and I'm very new to GIS and Geodatabase files in general. I'm just curious if I can get a list of the tables and some more in depth documentation/examples if possible.
2
votes
1answer
302 views

How load data into file geodatabase tables with relationship classes to non simple data?

Further to my earlier question (Loading data into file geodatabase without rebuilding relationship classes manually?), is there any way to load data into GDB tables with relationship classes to ...
3
votes
2answers
105 views

Loading data into file geodatabase without rebuilding relationship classes manually?

I have a file geodatabase with a few M-N composite relationships classes. Every few weeks or months I need to load new data into GDB tables; for this I need to delete the relationship classes, load ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Applying a definition query to date field for feature in file geodatabase

Is it possible to apply a definition query to show data for today, yesterday and two days ago for a field where the data type is 'Date'? I have a script that downloads MODIS fire data and wish to ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
85 views

Converting file geodatabase feature class to KML without using Esri software?

Admin boundaries are available in https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/operations/federated-states-micronesia/dataset/micronesia-federated-states-admin-level-1-boundaries as a file geodatabase ...
1
vote
1answer
551 views

Defining multiple projections inside a file gdb [error 000289 failed to alter spatial reference]?

I am importing multiple shapefiles into a filegdb in ArcGIS 10, and using the following code to define the projection of the feature once imported, to the .prj of the original .shp file. Here is my ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Delete feature class?

Here are my actions so far: create gdb > import feature classes > create new feature dataset > import feature classes So now I have my feature datasets with all my layers as well as the original ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Adding Array of strings in File geodatabase feature-class' field

I need to include array type in file geodatabase/shapefile field's content so that when i expose it as a map service, i can get array instead of string or integer. e.g., i got fields: OBJECTID, ...
1
vote
2answers
47 views

add multiple rasters, each located a branch too deep in separate folders - ArcGIS

I have a year of daily raster datasets (365) that I would like to use the Cell Statistics tool on; however, each raster is located in a separate folder so I cannot add all of them at once. ie: ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Unable to rename file geodatabase in ArcGIS running in a VM

I'm running ArcGIS 10.3 in a Windows 8.1 VM (using VMWare Player). I cannot rename file geodatabases in ArcCatalog. I make sure everything else is closed except for ArcCatalog, I create a New File ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

AutoCAD to GIS Standards for Easy Import

Trying to setup an AutoCAD Template that will be easy to import into Arc geodatabase. What is the best way to assign attribute data to cad features without using blocks? Is there a way I can setup a ...