File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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 [on hold]

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? [on hold]

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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Storing feature classes/layer files

Can you store feature classes or layer files independent of a gdb? What if I have a map and I annotate it with shapes, lines, points, etc., and would like to only transfer the feature classes to a ...
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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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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Error importing XML workspace document to file geodatabase

Ok so I have a large SDE geodatabase that I exported to an XML Workspace Document. I tried to importing it again into a file geodatabase to test if the export worked correctly and got the following ...
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Geoprocessing breaks my data links after upgrade?

I've had this problem all day, and it's happened before, too. I am running desktop 10.3.1 and want to produce a very simple buffer from a single parcel. The output is assigned to the same .gdb that ...
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How can I reduce the size of my file geodatadase?

We're using file geodatabase for tax mapping. we save building photos and there are 6000 buildings. The size of this data 2GB. So loading the data takes a lot of time we are not unable to do work ...
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Reading File Geodatabase using R?

File geodatabase (fgdb) includes numerous file geodatabase tables. As far as I know they exist as dbf files, but are within a Database.gdb. In ArcCatalog, the file pathway resembles ...
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How to read feature class in file geodatabase using R?

I have a feature contained in a geodatabase that is larger than 2GB as an exported shapefile. I need to run an extract function in R to attribute the polygons with data from a raster file. Exporting ...
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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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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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How to transfer data and replica information from a file geodatabase to ArcSDE?

I've got an arcgis 10.1 file geodatabase that contains a number of featureclasses and a number of one-way child replicas. Is there any tool that I can use to transfer the data and replica information ...
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How to replace null values in attribute table ArcGIS 10.2

I have a string field 'Oneway' with three values '+' '-' and Null showing a street accessibility, I would like to replace them with values 'F' 'T' and null as the script for Network dataset expect ...
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Using File Geodatabase with Null values in Field Calculator of ArcGIS Desktop 10.0?

I want to use the field calculator to get the sum of a couple of columns. The problem is that some of them has Null Values. I am not able to find a solution. I tried this Python functions: stack( ...
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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 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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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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QGIS does not read ESRI Geodatabase correctly

I have a geodatabase from the EPA that does not seem to me reading correctly with Quantum GIS. QGIS Version 1.8.0 (Lisboa) and GDAL/OGR 1.9.2 When I open the attribute table the first two columns ...
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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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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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ArcGIS 10.2 Combine Two Feature Classes in One File Geodatabase with Attachment (Pictures)

I am working in ArcGIS 10.2, and have point data collected from 2 separate tablets with the same database schema. Both of these files have attachments (pictures) with them. I am trying to combine ...
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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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How to add lat/lon data in ArcGis 10.1?

How do you add xy data to a DEM Raster in ArcGIS 10.1? I have done this before, and it has worked just fine. However, when I recently tried adding a MS Access database which has lat/lon coordinates ...