File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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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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 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 ...
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Copy file geodatabase using Python?

I am trying to copy fgdb from one path to another using Python. copy(base.gdb,dest) And got the message: Error Info: [Errno 13] Permission denied: How to fix it?
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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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.jpeg images based on certain GIS area

How to add JPEG images as vector data? My requirement is if I should able to add few people data as a vector data on different layers such as Name. Ph.No, Village name, zip along with his photo. I ...
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Maintaining CAD drawings and Esri Geodatabase simultaneously?

I'm wondering if there is a best practice for maintaining both CAD and ESRI GDB sytems simultaneously? I work for my local municipality and as it is now the Eng Techs update reference drawings in CAD ...
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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 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 ...