File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Rename the output file ArcGIS

I am copying a tons of features from a file geodatabase to a database server. First I created an enterprise geodatabase connenction and after a database connection. In the first step I added a ...
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Multiple python import from feature class into feature dataset in geodatabase

Is it possible to create a python script to import shapefiles/feature classes, from different sources into specific feature datasets in geodatabase, but in one script? I managed to write the script ...
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Multiple Relationship Class Links Attrbute Information Put In One Table after Intersection

I have made a file geodatabase that has one shapefile (we will call it shapefile 1) and four tables in it (we will call tables 1-4). I am trying to make shapefile 1 have relationships with all four of ...
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How to remove or reset all metadata from FileGeoDatabase (*.gdb)?

Removing metadata from shapefiles is fairly easy, since they are stored in a seperate xml file. How can I remove or reset all metadata in a FileGeoDatabase (*.gdb)?
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Naming Conventions in ModelBuilder?

I am new to using ModelBuilder, however, I have created a model to create "straight lines" that represent multiple stream condition monitoring. I have multiple gdbs, and within, multiple feature ...
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How do I save a geodatabase from the internet that has ftp?

How do you save the geodatabase on the ftp ? It only has the name of the geodatabase with the extension .gdb on it and when I right click on it and it just says download... I have never done it ...
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Fixing “spatial index grid size is invalid” without Recalculate button

I've got a python script that is connecting a squence of points to make lines, and putting them into a feature class (based on answers to my previous question). It works wonderfully on a small area ...
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Determining hardware requirements for mosaic dataset operation to work properly?

I've been building mosaic datasets in ArcGIS, but have been having mixed results depending largely on the number of cores on the computer being used to build the mosaic dataset. For example, on a ...
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ogr2ogr append 1 row to a File GDB feature class's data table

I export a polygon layer from Oracle to a FileGDB using ogr2ogr. I need to append one row to the data table, with '0' for numeric fields and 'No Elements' for the one string field. In ArcGIS, I run a ...
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Implementing output file extension considering type of workspace in ModelBuilder?

In Modelbuilder, I am trying to implement a condition regarding the type of workspace: if this is a GDB, the output FC should not have an Extension (%Scratch%\Nodes_%NameFC%) If this is a Folder, ...
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How to get size of file geodatabase feature class on disk?

Is there a simple way to determine the amount of hard drive space a feature class takes up? I feel like I'm missing something simple, but I don't recall a method that does so. You would think that ...
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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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File Geodatabase - Feature Save/Edit/Add Error [closed]

USING: ArcMap 10.4 & ArcCatalog 10.4 FILE LOCATION: Local Was wondering if anyone came across the same issue mentioned below, as I'm haven't been able to find an issue like mine elsewhere - I ...
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Coded value domains, Allow Null Values = no. Why does it default to zero?

Trying to use Coded Value Domains with Allow Null Values = No in a File GDB, ArcGIS 10.2. Through an GIS.SE question that I can't seem to find again, I found this through ArcGIS help: "Note: The ...
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Transfering features class from ArcSDE to File Geodatabase using ArcPy?

I would like to know if it's possible to use python to transfer features class from SDE into a GDB and then transfer it back to SDE without losing SDE parameters such topology, versionning, ...
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How to Add FileGDB driver to PyGDAL installation

I installed ArcGIS 10.0 and it installed Python 2.6.5 with it. Later, I installed pyGDAL using the windows installer within that Python installation. I cannot find a specific place where GDAL is ...
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ListFeatureClasses isn't returning anything in GDB [closed]

I am writing a script that performs a series of operations on line, point, and polygon files in my file geodatabase matched through a unique number in their filenames. My geodatabase looks like this: ...
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ArcObjects 10.1 IDatabaseCompact lock file

I'm trying to automate one of task by creating code that will execute the IDatabaseCompact.Compact method to a GDB file. Everything seems to work fine but there is always a .lock file generated after ...
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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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Pivot table output name and ModelBuilder failing?

I have created a model that utilises the Pivot Table tool. When I run the model, the tool creates a DBF file in a file GDB. However the naming convention of the file is incorrect. It just has the name ...
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How can I overwrite files in a geodatabase (outside the workspace environment)?

I initially set the workspace environment to a directory and included the option, arcpy.env.overwriteOutput=True, but at some point in my script, I convert a shapefile in that directory to a ...
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Where should the data update date be entered into the FGDC metadata form (esri)?

if you've edited data recently (a gdb feature class), either spatial or tabular, and you want to capture the "update date" and possibly a note about what was updated, without overwriting the ...
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Changing/editing original feature class referenced in ArcGIS map package?

I created two different map packages (say, mappack1 and mappack2) that included a common layer (polyline feature class in a file geodatabase, say LINE). Then I unpacked mappack1 and edited the common ...
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Meaning of number after username in file geodatabase schema lock?

I'm using the ISchemaLock interface to return schemalock info on featureclasses in a file geodatabase: // If schemalock count is >=2, then we have a problem, something else has a lock on the FC ...
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Getting full path of empty sde feature datasets (Children property from arcpy.Describe object won't work))

My goal is to copy all the feature classes in a file geodatabase into an sde geodatabase, skipping those elements which already exist in the output sde gdb. Both geodatabases have the same feature ...
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File geodatabase not visible through ArcCatalog

I get the error "There was an error exporting the layer. Invalid function arguments. FDO error: -2147024894 [GDB_SystemCatalog]" when trying to export data from one of my feature classes in my ...
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Boolean test for file geodatabase having already been compacted?

We receive many 10.3 file geodatabases (fGDB) from a vendor. One contractual requirement is that the fGDB be compacted. Understandably we quality assure everything that comes in our door. Currently I ...
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Updating attribute table by CSV in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a File Geodatabase in ArcGis that contains shapefiles and tables. The tables must be updated using CSV or Excel files. The structure of the existing tables and the update csv will be exactly ...
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Getting around current database field limitations?

I have a need to store over 350 fields in a table and have this information readily available to display spatially. The problem is that access only allows for 255 fields. So the feature class that I ...
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Opening *.mpk map package in QGIS? [duplicate]

I have just received a .mpk file from a geological survey containing geo maps of the country in question. i am using QGIS on a mac and am having trouble accessing the files. I have unzipped the .mpk ...
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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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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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How to make a GIS inventory?

My office will be seeing a big change in its GIS section. This section has been operational since the 1980's and has a huge collection of GIS data (i.e., shapefiles, raster files, data, etc) but never ...
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Error opening feature class of geodatabase in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a problem. Whenever I try to create, edit or delete feature classes in ArcGIS geodatabase it gives me an following error: "Error opening feature class." and "Could not add the specified data ...
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Exporting photo from geodatabase

I have a lot of photos in the geodatabase, I want to export the photos to a file. How do I export the photos from geodatabse? What tools are used?
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Keeping track of edited location in ArcGIS for Desktop?

With large datasets, how do you keep track of where you have edited across the map? For instance, I am editing a city's waterline and water valve data. I estimate using a 1:400 average zoom level. ...
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How to delete empty feature classes in FME at the end of executing a workbench?

I have an FME workbench which uses a python parameter to copy an existing file geodatabase from one location to another and uses the copy as the writer. This geodatabase has about 50 empty feature ...
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Error opening feature class from gdb

I have a file geodatabase that a person gave to me for work. I try to open the feature classes in Arcmap 10.2 and some of it opens perfectly but with the others appears a message that says: Error ...
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ArcGIS crashes on opening GDB

I do not have a great experience in ArcGIS, but recently I received 3 datasets in ArcGIS Geodatabase format, which I would like to work on. From these 3 datasets I can open only 1, but not the other ...
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ArcGIS Geodatabase raster mosaic “could not build dataset item” error 80042019

For ArcGIS 10.3.1 with new 10.3.1 file geodatabase raster mosaics we randomly produce an 80042019 error when building overviews (which fail to build). In some circumstances the participating rasters ...
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Editing feature attributes (e.g. text field with typo) in ArcGIS Desktop?

A feature class in a file geodatabase has a hand full of features where a text field is typo'd. How do I edit this to fix the typos?
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Creating table containing all filenames (and possibly metadata) in File Geodatabase?

I need to create a metadata-table for all files in a File Geodatabase or Spatial Database. Is it possible to automatically be updated with new filenames, and possibly even metadata (as created in ...
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Export data from gdb to gml

How do I export my *.gdb/shp to gml files? I am new to this and I have no idea were to start: so tip and tricks are welcome. (We use: data interoperability license and we use AGS 10.1 and Arcmap ...
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Read a table from an ESRI file geodatabase (.gdb) using R

I am trying to read a table directly from an ESRI file geodatabase into R. An example data file can be downloaded here. The database contains a point feature class (Zone9_2014_01_Broadcast) and two ...
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Autoincrementing Python Script is over writing all fields versus just fields that are null

Using ArcMap and the Field Calculator I have a python script that should autoincrement the FacilityID field if it is null. It works the first time through but the second run causes it to overwrite ...
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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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Writing Python Script to Iterate through several geodatabases in folder and copy feature classes to single geodatabase?

I need to go through multi GDB in 1 folder and copy all feature classes from each GDB and copy them into the single GDB. I create a piece of python code that can go through each different GDB and also ...
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Does a map service need write permissions for a file GDB?

If an ArcGIS Map Service is published to use data located in a file geodatabase on a network drive, it obviously must be able to read from those files to present the data to end users. However, does ...
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ArcMap doesn't recognize geodatabase files under “Add Data”

I have a folder filled with geodatabase files of the following formats: ATX, FREELIST, GDBINDEXES, GDBTABLE, GDBTABLX and SPX. I would like to convert these to shapefiles using ArcMap. I've been ...
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Is there a maximum number of feature classes for an Esri File GeoDatabase?

Is there a maximum number of feature classes for an Esri File GeoDatabase ? I'm running a script that creates feature classes, however, after around 1000 I receive a schema lock error: ERROR 000210: ...