File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Arcpy.Exists Fails On Existing Layers

I am running into an issue where the arcpy.Exists() function returns a false for a known good layer in the python interactive window. We are using a map document template for the layers set up in the ...
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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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ArcGIS files exported using 10.3 gives error when opening in ArcGIS 10 [on hold]

I received two gdb files that were exported using 10.3. When opening/ importing to a geodatabase in ArcCatalog 10 I get an error that one file is missing, ArcCatalog continues to open but the ...
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QGIS crashes when geodatabase file opened

I recently updated my version of QGIS to 2.6 Brighton and am no longer able to open geodatabase files, everytime I try the program quits. Is there a way to fix this or is this a bug with the new ...
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Adding descriptions to feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy

I am trying to populate the properties of a feature class in a geodatabase using arcpy. In the past I have been given geodatabases with features classes that already have their property descriptions ...
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ArcMap Share As Runtime Content gives folder instead of .geodatabase file?

So I am trying to export a .geodatabase file that can be imported into my android application for offline maps. Following tutorials on ArcGIS website I was able to export map by using File -> Share As ...
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Dealing With ArcPad and Geodatabase Domains

I created a polygon feature class through a file geodatabase. In the geodatabase i created domains and gave them drop downs. When i go to create a feature class in editor in ArcGIS, in the attribute i ...
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How to disconnect all open GDB locks in ArcMap?

I am having trouble releasing GDB locks in ArcMap 9.3. Does anyone know a way to disconnect from all open GDB connections in ArcMap 9.3. I could close and re-open arcMap, but that seems to be a ...
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Merge an entire Geodatabase in ESRI ModelBuilder

How can I merge an entire Geodatabase in the ESRI (ArcView) ModelBuilder? I have several FeatureClasses created into the GDB and in the model I plan to merge them all. Right now I have imported all ...
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How to connect edits made to a .gdb feature class to CityEngine scene?

I have a geodatabase containing several feature classes which I have displayed in a CityEngine scene. When I make an edit in ArcGIS desktop (in this case building height) to a feature class and save ...
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How to find which subtype using which domain?

I'm trying to delete domain, but i can't because it is in use at an attribute domain. How can I find out at which layer and which subtype ? I have a big geodatabase with more than 30 layers an each ...
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Maintaining CAD drawings and GDB, best practice

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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Shapefiles do not store times so how do I create time intervals for use in Torque?

I created a bunch of time intervals in a file geodatabase with the intention of using them in Torque to create an animation based on those time intervals. However I can't upload a .gdb to my ...
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copy WFS features to featureclass or shapefile using python

I'm trying to copy the features from a WFS to a geodatabase but cannot use the ESRI WFS tool because the WFS in question only works with the 'prefer HTTP Post, if available' selected in the ...
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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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Overwriting layers in a geodatabase maintaining its position in a feature class list

I'm working with ArcGIS 10. I work on ecological habitat mapping. I have some features classes inside a geodatabase which represent years of data on a specific area. Each has a reliability field with ...
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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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Why does ArcGIS Upgrade Geodatabase tool throw ERROR 999999: Error executing function?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop to upgrade File Geodatabases using a Python script that runs fine until the step where it runs the Upgrade Geodatabase tool. The error is: ERROR 999999: Error ...
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Why does Erase give ERROR 999999 (Error executing function Invalid Topology Negative point valence)?

I am getting the following error when I try to erase a set of data from a file within a gdb. Any idea on what to do? I have done repair geometry multiple times on the input/erase datasets. I have 16GB ...
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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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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 intersect two geodatabases in ModelBuilder?

Trying to intersect features from two file geodatabases in model builder. However, the databases can not be connected to the intersect as input features. Second opting - put all features into one ...
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Need to export a feature dataset into a new geodatabase

I am having trouble trying to export a feature dataset into a .gdb that I have created. I am working on data in ArcMap 10.2 that is located in my d drive (D:). I have created a folder and a (for ...
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Spatial and property search

We have a lot of polygons(some of them contain holes) and there are also a lot of points inside different polygon, these data are processed as ESRI geodatabase format. Now we have to do some spatial ...
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ArcGIS File Geodatabase import failure on TS-453Pro

This is a very device-specific question but maybe someone has ideas. Our problem is that we cannot import files into our File Geodatabases that are stored on a NAS device. When the import function is ...
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How can I open a GDB on QGIS for Mac?

I'm trying to open a GDB on QGIS for Mac but having no luck. Details: I'm currently running OS 10.9.3 on my laptop. I downloaded and installed QGIS 2.6.1-2 from KyngChaos I installed the GDAL ...
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Add multiple GDB files in subdirectories to mxd using python

I have GDB files located in many sub-Folders and sub-sub-Folders. All Sub Folders are located in one large directory i asked it for layer file in Add multiple Layer files in subdirectories to mxd ...
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How to Read GDB from c#

I am trying to read .gdb file using osgeo api i go for following code but cant read. suggest me. string File= @"D:\GDB File\Demo.gdb"; public IConnection OpenFDOSourceConnection(string File) ...
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UpdateCursor stops after the first iteration

My arcpy script includes two updateCursor Objects. The first iteration of the "outer" coursor works fine, but the programm stops when it comes to the second iteration at updateRow(). Has somebody an ...
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Importing XML document to file geodatabase

I have never used xml data imports. I am working with ArcGIS desktop 10.2 One of our major data supplier started data delivery using XML format using FTP. Packets of data updates are coming every ...
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How to query a bunch of tables/feature classes which linked together by relationships

I have one feature class and 3 tables which linked together by relationship classes. The feature class, called "buildings", has the fellowing feilds: (1) FID: Feature ID and (2) ID: My own ID This ...
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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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How to import gdb file data into an Excel sheet

How can I extract the data from a gdb file into an Excel worksheet? Is this possible at all?
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How to create input mask for data capture into File Geodatabase by ArcGIS for Desktop?

For example if I had a "date" field (d = day digit, m = month letter, y = year digit) I could restrict entries to dd-mmm-yyyy instead of any number of different entry types(e.g. dd-mmm-yy or mmm-dd-yy ...
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How to Compact geodatabases in multiple directories using ArcPy?

I am trying to write a script to walk through all folders in my workspace and find and compact all geodatabases in my workspace. I feel like I'm on the right track but I am stuck. import acrpy, os ...
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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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Move .SHP from .MXD to gdb [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move SHP to gdb with ArcView license? Let's cut it short, I have numerous mxd with layer coming from .SHP and various servers WMS that I need to move to a gdb. ...
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Join ArcGIS table with feature class many-to-one to create new feature class

I'm trying to do what seems to me to be a simple join with ArcGIS 10.2.2, but can't figure out how to do it. I have a file geodatabase with two files, a table and a feature class with point geometry. ...
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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?