File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to update a field in one geodatabase table via a join to another geodatabase table?

I have 2 tables in a file geodatabase and I need to update a field (via ArcObjects) in the first table with a field in the first. Basically, the equivalent to SQL Server's update statement: UPDATE t1 ...
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Why does compressed & zipped/unzipped file geodatabase give Open Failed Error opening feature class Cannot access secured data?

In ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop, a colleague compressed a file geodatabase and then zipped it and sent it to me via email. I unzipped it and was unable to add any of the feature classes into my map ...
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Geodatabase network dataset error “cannot acquire a lock”

I am trying to create a new network dataset within a feature dataset in a file geodatabase and keep getting the error "could not create network dataset. Cannot acquire a lock. Cannot acquire a lock." ...
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rename table/feature class in filegdb using ogr or qgis

According to the OGR SQL docs, it doesn't appear that it is possible to use and ALTER statement to rename an existing table (featureclass) inside of a file geodatabase. RENAME statements can be run on ...
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Use Geokettle to Transform file geodatabase data

I would like to use geokettle to transform my file geodatabase data into something else (most likely postgis). Admittedly I am very new to ETL but I am absolutely stumped when I try to define an ...
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Using Make Query Table to join featureclass with table using 2 fields

I would like to join a forest density table to a forest ownership featureclass in a geodatabase based on two columns in each (TPO_Owner and County_Nm) so I can populate the Density column in the ...
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Export File Geodatabase Raster to TIFF or IMG

Is there a license-free technology that can export rasters from an ESRI File Geodatabase to a file-based raster (e.g. GeoTIFF or IMG file)? ESRI has the FileGDB API for "reading" the contents of a ...
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How to export ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb from PostGIS

I found several posts explaining how to import a .gdb file into PostGIS. Is exporting also possible? For example using ogr2ogr to generate a .gdb file from query result.
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Combining multiple DEMs into one file geodatabase

I have multiple file geodatabases (approximately 240) each contain a DEM. My issue is taking the DEM from each and putting it into a single file geodatabase without alot of mind numbing work. ...
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Copying attachments from one geodatabase to another

I have a file geodatabase that is a compilation of multiple file geodatabases with varying schemas. Some feature classes in the original databases had attachments, however the attachment tables no ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Exporting feature class from Geodatabase to shapefile, shortens/abbreviates field values in resultant file?

I'm exporting feature class (File Geodatabase) to shapefile, after exporting the field values in resultant shapefile is shortening, like if a field value is Andhra Pradesh then in Feature class ...
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Images exported from ArcGIS Online as File Geodatabase inaccessible to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am a new user of ArcGIS Online. I have a system that includes features and images of the objects and I use Esri ArcGIS for Desktop to perform data collecting. Before exporting the whole database ...
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Control geoprocessing results related to default data values calculated for null inputs

I am looking for information on Default data values for the different data types in ArcGIS. We are running a series of Overlay Route Events (Linear Referencing) tool operations. If any of the values ...
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How do I get geodatabase automatically upated from edits in access database?

I have an Access database that I have joined to a file geodatabase. There is a numeric field in the database that the symbology graduated colors is based on, ie: 0-39=red, 40-60 is orange, etc. I am ...
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Sync features from ArcGIS Online to file geodatabase

Using ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 SP1, ArcGIS Online for Organizations I'm new to ArcGIS Online and we just purchased an ArcGIS Online Organizational account... I'm interested in taking a feature ...
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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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ArcGIS Autoincrement field for file geodatabase using domains

I have read this thread "Autoincrement field when New Feature added" which suggests a python script to autoincrement a field. Can anyone say if there is anyway to do this using domains or any other ...
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How to add coded value to domain?

I wish to add a new value in my domain and I get this message : An invalid SQL statement was used [UPDATE GDB_Domains SET DomainName = 'Statut_Pygargue',Description = Statut de l'activite du nid', ...
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Generating composite values ( MAPFID numbers) for previously duplicated vales based on 2 different fields

Good day everyone! I have lurked around here for info preiously, but this is my first post, so please be gentle if I commit any faux pas. Okay, let me try to break this down so we can all understand....
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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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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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Bulk Converting Data Using FME

I am currently in the process of converting a large quantity of Ordnance Survey Vector Map Local data from .gz to Esri feature class within a file geodatabase. The process is working correctly but ...
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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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How to convert csv file into geo database file?

I have a csv file that i want to export to a file geodatabase (*.gdb) in C#. I am currently looking into GDAL ogr2ogr commands. They have a way to convert gdb file into csv file but not the ...
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converting shp to fileGDB with ogr2ogr changes geometry type?

I'm converting a shapefile to file geodatabase with GDAL 1.11.3 and the ESRI FileGDB driver. ogrinfo on the .shp gives: $ ogrinfo NED1_Index.shp INFO: Open of `NED1_Index.shp' using driver `ESRI ...
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Importing data from online my sql data base to the attribute table in arcgis 10.2

I have point features in ArcGIS which have sewer manholes plotted on them along with latitude and longitude. The attributes of these manholes are stored in an online server using MySQL database. Can ...
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FME: floating point precision issues (ArcSDE / FGDB)

I am working on a (generic) FME Workbench that clips and exports data from ArcSDE database into the File Geodatabase (FGDB) format. The SDE features are clipped using an AOI, that arrives in the ...
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Automate multiple repetitive ArcGIS 10.2 Table Relates?

I have a situation where multiple users will be creating many file gdb's in ArcGIS 10.2 using just the basic license. The data format is standardized and will have a feature layer with point data and ...
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Why is the geometry changing slightly when I import shapes into a postgresql database with postgis?

I recently posted this question when first trying to import data from a file geodatabase into a postgis database: how can I maintain curves when converting from geodatabase to postgresql using og2gui ...
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Writing and reading arcs using File Geodatabase API .NET library?

It looks like the File Geodatabase API has supported arcs since 1.2. But no samples have been included for the C or .NET library. Does anyone have any code that shows how to do this using the .NET ...
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Cannot save as ESRI FileGDB in QGIS 2.8/2.10

In QGIS v2.6, I was able to save a vector layer as ESRI FileGDB. However, in v2.8 and v2.10 this no longer seems available. Am I missing something? Or why is this no longer available in the standard ...
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Is there an open source solution to access raster layers in an ESRI File-GeoDatabase?

I'm looking for a way to access raster layers in an Esri File-GeoDatabase without using ArcObjects or ArcPy, specifically I would like to access the raster layers with GDAL. I understand that the GDAL ...
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What is the reason for the very poor performance of ESRI's file geodatabases on network drives?

I am asking this question because I am at a loss and dont have a good enough understanding of all the underlying operations going on 'under the hood' of Windows/Arcgis. What is the root cause of ...
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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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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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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 ...