File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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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Getting ValueError: max() arg is an empty sequence on a Python Script in the Field Calculator in ArcMap

I have a script that populates a FacilityID Field on a Attribute table in the Field Calculator but when I run the script below I am getting a error. EDIT: Python Script: def autoInc(): import ...
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Converting File Geodatabase Table to Access 2007 ACCDB table programmatically?

Does anyone know of a method to convert a File Geodatabase Table into an Access 2007 Table programmatically. I have been trying using the PYODBC library and a series of insert statements but am ...
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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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Failed to create feature dataset error

I am trying to create a feature dataset in a FILEGDB to create topology rules. However when I try to create a dataset it gives me this error. Failed to create the feature dataset. FDO error: ...
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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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How to open File Geodatabase in QGIS (Ubuntu)?

So far I have found instructions on stack exchange but they are for windows. And so far the information I have found is for windows. I currently have Ubuntu 13.04 Raring tail. I am using qgis 1.8. I ...
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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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Can MapInfo Professional use data direct from a File Geodatabase?

Esri released its File Geodatabase API in mid 2011, and it seems that QGIS via GDAL's OGR FileGDB Driver added support for the File Geodatabase within about a year. By support, I mean simply being ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why does ArcGIS “forget” my specified default GDB for a map document (mxd)?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 on Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate. I've noticed that sometimes ArcMap's geoprocessing tools as well as scripts seem to forget my setting in the mxd (confirmed via arcpy.env.workspace ...
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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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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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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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Create a raster from file geodatabase featureclass based on a field from a related table

I have a USDA Statsgo soil polygon featureclass stored in a file geodatabase along with an attribute table; I have a one-to-one relationship class defined based on the soil type field. When I bring ...
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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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ogr2ogr when importing from file geodatabase and using in Python?

I want import data from my GDB to PostGIS. It works fine on some datasets (all records -data- is imported or nothing is imported) from a gdb but just doesn't import others. I can't find any ...
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Editing file geodatabase without using tools from Esri?

I am looking for a tool (Python library etc.) that would allow me to edit a file geodatabase without Esri software? It is possible?
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Downloading Geodatabase to ArcCatalog

I think this is a fairly easy question so apologies. Someone sent me a .gdb in Google Drive. When I download it to my computer, it is a file folder with all the .gdb contents in it. I can't figure ...
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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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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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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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Copying file geodatabase on ftp site to local disk using Python?

There is a file geodatabase sitting on an ftp site that I would like to download with a Python script. Right now I'm thinking one way to do this is to copy the ftp geodatabase to a geodatabase on my ...
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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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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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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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Using kriging with data in GDB

I have series of data in my GDB I am running the program under VBA and what I want to do is using the data by the tool Kriging. This is what I thought: First, Kriging needs data that must be 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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How to get Esri *.gdb file into QGIS on Mac?

I have tried the above options, but not being too computer savy, some I didnt get. I tried the homebrew option, but terminal says an error occurs when trying to install. I need this 1 file for a work ...
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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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Are personal geodatabases better suited for quickly querying indexed attributes than file geodatabases?

I'm preparing data for an ArcGIS Engine application that queries the data to search for an address. Sometimes we search just on the street name field, just on the house number field, or both. When ...
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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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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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File Geodatabase API .NET Wrapper: How to determine if Table/Feature Class Is Locked?

I have been using the file gdb api .NET wrapper, and it has suited my needs quite nicely (vs using ArcObjects). One of the things I have yet to figure out if there is a proper way to determine if a ...
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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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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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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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ESRI GDB Support in GDAL / ogr2ogr on Mac OS X 10.8

How do you incorporate support for ESRI's fgdb format into GDAL / ogr2ogr on Mac OS X 10.8?
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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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Why is Raster Layer not visible?

I have a raster dataset that is not visible in Data View, but it is listed in the Table of Contents. I have tried viewing it in ArcCatalog but it is not visible there either. Is there something I ...
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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 ...