File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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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Text time to datetime field not working [on hold]

I have a text field in a FGDB with time in the format hh:mm:ss and would like this to be a datetime object in a new field. I don't think FGDB can use only time and require a date, it would be fine if ...
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Loading files in Whitebox GeoSpatial [closed]

I just discovered Whitebox geospatial but cannot figure out how to load or open a shapefile.
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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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add multiple rasters, each located a branch too deep in separate folders - ArcGIS

I have a year of daily raster datasets (365) that I would like to use the Cell Statistics tool on; however, each raster is located in a separate folder so I cannot add all of them at once. ie: -...
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How to get an ESRI spatial reference in XML for Pathfinder Export?

I am trying to export from Trimble Pathfinder into an ESRI Geodatabase, in UTM10N (EPSG:26910), however I do not have a spatial reference XML setup in the export preferences. I looked into how to get ...
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Points not displaying in feature class in file geodatabase

I was working with shape files when I recently decided to put all my shape files into a single file geodatabase. I just tried to add some more points to the feature class by inputting the coordinates ...
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CAD to GIS: Missing Layers

I have a CAD drawing that opens in true view (the free version) and I identified the layer I wish to export. Now, I want to bring the layer into ArcGIS and merge it into my geodatabase. However, the ...
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Using non-unique names for attribute indexes of file/ArcSDE geodatabases?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. Within a file geodatabase does an attribute index name need to be unique? I thought that it did, but I have not been able to find any documentation to say ...
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File Geodatabase (*.gdb) support in QGIS?

Following questions: Open Source Tool capable of reading Esri File Geodatabase (.gdb)? How to access file geodatabase in Qgis? How to get FGDB support in GDAL 1.9 without compiling? I have spent ...
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Why do file geodatabase and SDE readers produce different fme_geometry types?

I have one very simple workbench that I am running against both SDE (9.3) and FGDB (10.0) sources. I noticed two different fme_geometry values for same type of objects. For the first one, i.e SDE 9....
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CopyFeatures from one gdb to another

Im trying to create a script that will copy the polygon files from one gdb into a newly created gdb but the files always are generated into the default gdb. ive played around with the "outputs" of ...
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Using File Geodatabase coded domain with 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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Selecting only time in datetime field

I have a 'date' field (is a date field) in ArcGIS that contains both date and time: 'mm/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss' and need to query only the time portion regardless of the date. I need times between >= 09:00:...
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Linux based QGIS File Geodatabase access

I have looked for a "recipe" to get QGIS to read FGDB but cannot find anything. I'm fairly new to Linux and need a step by step procedure or somewhere to find the steps. I'm running QGIS 2.14.3 Essen ...
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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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Appending Feature Class from Geodatbase to another using ArcPy?

I'm trying to write a python script to load feature class from an existing geodatabase to a new one, here is my script: import arcpy from arcpy import env import os import traceback #Set up ...
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Querying points based on multiple gdb-based layers?

I have several dozen different gdb data sets that collectively make up the areas that I'm looking at in QGIS. I have two additional shapefiles with points and I need to figure out which of those ...
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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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Split disconnected polygons into separate features after using clip tool?

I'm working with a series of forest polygons (geodatabase feature classes), which I'm trying to clip to an area with a specific land use history (marked as "undisturbed" in the screenshot below)in ...
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Arc collector: cannot enable offline mode for map

I am trying to setup arc collector for offline data collection in remote areas. I have followed steps from a few ESRI tutorials, Problem: when I try to "enable offline mode" for the web map within ...
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Using FileGDB in QGIS?

I'm trying to load an ESRI FileGDB of USDA gSSURGO data into QGIS, but I'm having some trouble. I followed the instructions at KyngChaos.com to compile GDAL 1.11 and add the FileGDB plugin (running ...
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Determining local geodatabase release version with ArcPy?

Can anyone get the release version of a ESRI local geodatabase, using arcpy? I should be simple, and yet... I use the "Describe" function on both personal and file geodatabases, and need to retrieve ...
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Debugging FeatureClassToFeatureClass giving ERROR 000732?

I get this Error when trying to run the FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion: Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in arcpy.FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion(...
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Generating WMS service from file geodatabase and layer files using no ArcGIS software?

I'm just starting with GIS. I'm using Leaflet to get a WMS layer. It works fine, but I want to know how can I serve the tiles from my own server. I have a .gdb file and several .lyr files. What I ...
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Setting default value in FileGDB table column during GDAL/ogr2ogr export from PostGIS?

I'm doing an export for one table (table name: 'schaden_polygon') from a PostGIS-database (db-name: 'mydata') to ESRI FileGDB via ogr2ogr commandline-tool. The PostGIS-table contains a column 'm_uuid' ...
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Viewing ESRI File GDB features without installing software

I'm looking for a way (Open source or otherwise) to view the contents and the features in a File GDB without installing any software locally. Are the any current websites or web/map services or ...
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Verifying that attribute indexes are being used in query from ArcObjects?

We have some software as part of a larger project written using ArcObjects via .NET. This software migrates and merges data from multiple file geodatabases in one schema to a single file geodatabase ...
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How do I calculate a field to be equal to another?

How can I calculate the StreetNames field to be equal to the values in the TEMP field in the below feature class attribute table? I am working in a file geodatabase in ArcMap version 10.1.
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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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Accessing File Geodatabase on server?

In my company I am working with ArcGIS for Dektop on my PC with data stored at the company server (mapped path). I have trouble working with File-GDBs: I can not import data to the GDB (only an ...
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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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Setting default gdb from ArcPy?

I created a new gdb by arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management('e:/Rstack', 'new.gdb') arcpy.env.workspace = 'e:/Rstack/new.gdb' But how to set this new gdb as my default gdb by arcpy, without opening ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 layers in data view but not in layout view or table of contents

This is a bit of a difficult question to ask, and I've never encountered this problem before nor can I find any resources for help. I have spent considerable time editing line feature classes in one ...
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Performing Full Text Search of Esri geodatabase?

How would you go about searching the contents of features, the values in the attribute columns, in an Esri geodatabase? (preference for file-gdb, but SDE would be useful too.) I can envisage workflow ...
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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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Assign multiple domains to multiple feature classes within a geodatabase

I have a geodatabase that has multiple domains (50 +) and I want to assign them to specific feature class fields (there's over 50 feature classes) in an automated way because I'd like to run this ...
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Creating Map Service composed of multiple raster datasets as independent layers [duplicate]

I have 100 .tiff images of paper maps that have been georeferenced and stored in a file geodatabase. Many of these images overlap and they all have collars that contain information that must be seen ...
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Controlling XY Resolution on file geodatabase feature class output from Append?

This question arises from research into Appending polygon feature classes with already repaired geometry produces feature class with WARNING 000442: self intersections from Check Geometry? Before ...
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How to split ESRI file geodatabase into two or three by region?

I have got a ESRI file geodatabase(10.3) with many feature-classes(Polygon, Polyline & point). I don't have enterprise ESRI license. I have to split the entire data into two unique parts to do ...
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What has prevented a “better” format than shapefiles from being widely adopted? [closed]

Reading through this answer got me thinking: Why hasn't a better format than the shapefile been widely adopted? Shapefiles have (as I'm sure most of us have noticed) many annoying quirks, ...
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Esri File Geodatabase The parameter is (or has) the wrong kind of geometry

One of my tools was having problems, during debug I encountered a new error based on FDO error codes: Case -2147220982 fKnownErrNum = "The object has been deleted and is no longer valid." ...
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Cannot see data in Attribute Column and also in Data Frame

I am working on water network using geometric network in ArcGIS 10.2.2. I was working on data, suddenly my PC restarted by itself. After restart I opened mxd but I could not see my pipelines and ...
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Can this Be Recoded to Be More Efficient with Respect to Processing Time?

I'm very new to GIS but have been asked to parse through any given ESRI GDB file-folder without using any ESRI product. I've been trying to focus on using Fiona and Shapely as these seem to be ...
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Editing with Map Topology performance in ArcGIS Pro?

I have been working on some basic cartography for a fantasy world I am creating, and ArcMap 10.4 was being slow on editing some of the large island polygons I am creating. I figured that as all I am ...
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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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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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What is the ogr2ogr syntax for exporting from Oracle to Spatialite?

I want to export data from Oracle to spatialite, 3 tables with geometry and 1 attribute table. Alternatively, I already have this data written out nightly using ogr2ogr, but the output location is a ...
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Is there a way to change Table to Table import parameters in ArcCatalog?

Is there a way to change Table to Table import parameters in ArcCatalog to either import text longer then 255 characters or truncate the input text to 255 characters? I have 350 tables in a CSV ...
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Using a join in Arc with feature classes containing a definition query always return an inner join

At Arc 10.4, I am attempting to do an outer join (using the "Keep all records" option) between two file geodatabase feature class layer tables. Each of the two tables has an identical Definition ...