File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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 = ...
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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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Avoiding schema lock cannot be acquired because of existing lock on File Geodatabase?

I am having a problem with a Schema Lock in ArcMap for Desktop Advanced 10.2. The license that I have is Concurrent use for two computers. On Computer 1, I created an MXD Map File and a File ...
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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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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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How do I build a form within ArcMap?

I am building a file geodatabase using ArcGIS. The gdb is going to be distributed to dozens of 'stand alone' machines. End users are expected to populate the gdb with data. End users do have ArcGIS ...
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Excel (*.xls) imported into File Geodatabase is missing records?

Long time reader first time poster :D Err I am having a few issues with a join to a File GDB from xls I imported as a table to the the FGDB. The problem being records that are in the original ...
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How do I move and/or rename a file geodatabase?

I am expanding the scope of an existing file geodatabase so I would like to move it up a folder hierarchy as well as rename it. For both of these operations, is it as simple as moving the folder via ...
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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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File Geodatabase Open API

Any ESRI boffins (insiders) know when this will be available? 2010, 2011? FINAL UPDATE now released 20th January 2011 - Can be downloaded here - ...
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How do I upload a file geodatabase to FME Server 2013?

I periodically load an SDE geodatabase with about 1 GB of data that is delivered to me in an ArcGIS file geodatabase (.gdb) format. In order to run that job on FME Server I need to upload the .gdb to ...
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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?
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Converting ArcGIS date value to string reading in mm/dd/yyyy format using ArcPy?

I am writing an arcpy tool script in ArcGIS 10.0. In a fGDB feature class, I have a Date type field. I gather that the values in the Date field are stored as long integer dates, but they display in ...
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Importing file geodatabase (GDB) to table of contents (TOC) of ArcMap?

I have a geodatabase with several feature dataset and feature classes associated with it respectively. I would like to create a .mxd where the Table of contents consist of group layer and each group ...
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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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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 ...
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How to Create File Geodatabase in home folder OR get it to ask (using model builder)

Im using Model Builder to try and create a GDB with 3 Datasets. I would like the GDB to either be placed within the folder that the .mxd is saved, or I'd like a prompt, for where to save it. Can ...
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Converting personal geodatabase .mdb file to .gdb

Is it possible to convert an MS Access personal geodatabase file to a SDE enterprise geodatabase file format? What kind of python scripting would it entail? I need to convert it in such way to ...
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Is there a way to save Geoprocesing results?

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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ogr2ogr fileGDB translating points

I am converting data from spatialite to fileGDB (and reverse) for a project using QGIS and ArcGIS. When I convert using ogr2ogr (or QGIS) from spatialite to fileGDB, the points are translated ...
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Adding images to raster field in batch

So I've got about 300 records in an attribute table that each need an image to go with them. I've created a raster field on the table, and I've got all the needed images as rasters in the same GDB. ...
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How to enable FILEGDB in ubuntu QGIS2.6

I Installed QGIS but there is no option in drop down to select FileGDB. i referred some site they all give instruction for installing in windows place give information about fix this issue in Ubuntu ...
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Is there a way to tell the geodatabase version using Python?

I want to find out if either a file or personal geodatabase is 9.3, 10.0, 10.1, etc Is there a way to do this using Python?
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What is causing invalid spatial reference error using ogr2ogr converting PostGIS to FileGDB in a Feature Dataset?

I am trying to use ogr2ogr to convert a layer from PostGIS to a FileGDB. I want the layer to be created inside a Feature Dataset. The spatial reference of the source layer is EPSG:3500. The spatial ...
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Table To Table on Oracle table to File Geodatabase fails?

I recently upgraded to 10.2.2 and have found that some python scripts I used with table to table command no longer work. I am copying tables from an Oracle database to a file based geodatabase. ...
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Unable to change name of feature class using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am in ArcView 9.3. I have created a personal gdb and a Feature Class. I was able to change the name of the gdb, but why CAN'T I change the name for the Feature Class (FC)?
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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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How to Import ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb into PostGIS

I ran into a problem when loading a ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb into PostGIS. I have data 2.5GB GDB file. I followed some tutorials on the internet, but it seems that doesn't work out. I created a ...
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Can ogr2ogr write data to a file geodatabase feature dataset?

I am dumping postgis tables into a file geodatabase and it works great--the result is a file geodatabase full of featureclasses. But is it possible to write these featureclasses into feature ...
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Why can't I checkout points from FGDB?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 with ArcPad 10.0. I am trying to learn how to use the check-out and check-in functionality with a file geodatabase. The database I'm has 13 feature classes in it, most of which ...
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Performance of ArcGIS Engine using multiple file geodatabases as opposed to one?

I'm trying to decide the best way to organize my data for an ArcGIS Engine application. I am particularly interested in map display and query speed. Currently I have all of my data separated into ...
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Best way to get a bounding polygon of all features in a file .gdb

I have an arcpy script that dynamically creates a filegeodatabase and its featureclasses from uploaded spatial data, currently point and line features and possibly polygons in the future. I am ...
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SAFE FME: How to iterate through Featureclasses in a GDB and write their Filename to an attribute in a separate featureclass

I have a GDB which contains raster datasets and Vector featureclasses . Each Featureclass contains only one polygon. The Polygon represents project areas whose name is also the title of the ...
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Specify a GDB feature class using Python Tkinter dialogue box

I tried to specify a feature class from a GDB dataset through Python Tkinter tkFileDialog.askopenfilename. Below is the script. It worked for me in the past when I was dealing with .txt or .las files. ...
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Access to ITableFields interface from an ITable or IObjectClass interface

I am working in a File Geo Database and need to set certain columns to be readonly from an ArcMap user perspective only. I am aware of the IFieldEdit.Editable property, however that locks it down ...
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How to set Vertical Coordinate system when creating a 3D shapefile?

I'm working with GDAL v1.11 and am seeing the vertical CS stripped when exporting a 3D shapefile (from oracle spatial). This is the command I'm running: ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" B_POINT.shp ...
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Cannot Save Edits to File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2

When trying to edit a File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2, everything works as expected until the user saves their edits. When pressing save, all edits revert back to their original state with no ...
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How to work with gdb from c#?

I have installed PostgreSql 9.3, PostGIS(last version) and Npgsql. I have geodatabase(tmp.gdb) how to make conection for this DB from c#? And how to connect this DB to PostgreSql? It possible to ...
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SQLite instead of gdb

I use ArcGIS and Qgis and I want to have common protocol and format of my files. To use a separate file for each program is not the best way, I don’t want to make a mess of data. I would ask if SQLite ...
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Make FeatureClass that has a FileGeodatabase data source editable?

I wasn't able to find any documentation on this, but is it possible to use the Editor widget in the Esri JS API to edit a FeatureLayer whose data source is that's stored in a FileGeodatabase? I've ...
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Using FME to extract and store data in geodatabase in different feature datasets to create seamless dataset?

Original data structure as supplied is 124 folders with identical feature data sets: There is a common attribute in all datasets (metadata) that I need to inspect and extract the data flow for ...
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QGIS problems executing 'Filter' inside and outside of attribute table with ESRI FileGeodatabase

I'm working with a ESRI FileGeodatabase in QGIS and am having some issues with the 'Filter'. These issues occur whether I'm applying the filter to the attribute table or directly to the layer (from ...
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Convert ArcGIS gdb with coded domains to Postgres / PostGIS [duplicate]

We have several file gdb's and would like to convert these to Postgres / PostGIS. We've used ogr2ogr to transfer these files; however, some of the fields are stored as coded domains and the fields are ...
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Exporting file geodatabase (GDB) to Folder of shapefiles?

I have a geodatabase with several feature dataset and feature classes associated with it. I want to export each feature dataset as folder and feature classes associated with each feature dataset will ...
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How load data into GDB tables with relationship classes to non simple data?

Further to my earlier question Is there any way to load data into GDB tables with relationship classes to composite data as geometric network with out making them simple first ? I have FGDB with few ...
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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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Script to unzip a file geodatabase fails with Memory Leak

Hijacked the ESRI script to unzip. After research I found there is a memory leak. There are three zip files I download on a regular basis. Each .zip contains one (1) .gdb. The largest is 2 GB zipped, ...
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Appending feature classes from one geodatabase to another geodatabase for python

I am attempting to write a stand alone python script which will loop through the first GDB and append each feature class to its corresponding feature class in the second GDB. The error code that I ...
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How to open a compressed GDB in QGIS?

Looking for help with a problem in QGIS. I'm using QGIS 2.2 and 2.4 for potential analysis of surfaces. Data are based in gdb datasets that were created in ArcGIS and made ​​available to me. Some gdb ...