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What are the differences between the OGC and ISO WKT/WKB specification?

Are the OGC-Simple feature access and the ISO (ISO/IEC 13249-3:2011 "Information technology - Database languages - SQL multimedia and application packages - Part 3: Spatial") significantly different ...
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How to Import SVG into GIS?

I have a PDF file, with a Map as a vector graphic. I want to get this into GIS. (I use ESRI's ArcGIS, but any FOSS solution is also fine). I know that it is not possible to directly get the PDF into ...
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How to transfer styles from QGIS to ArcGIS?

We have a QGIS project that has symbols for a lot of different lines. Data comes from a geodatabase that is accessible to both QGIS and ArcGIS. We now want to use the symbology of the QGIS project to ...
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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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How to transform Invalid Date format in Data Interoperability

My workbench is running into some date data it is rejecting. Here is the error I'm receiving... The invalid value '20100419000000' was supplied to the field 'install_date_orig' I believe the feature ...
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Spatial ETL comparisons

I am hoping some of you experts out there can list the pro's and con's of various spatial ETL (extract, transform, load) tools. If you have used these items listed here (or add your own), please ...
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How to convert between KML and Esri's shapefile (SHP) format?

My users are sending me point data that were digitized using GoogleEarth. How can I convert their KML to a shapefile?
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Differences between Arc 10.0 and Arc 10.1 Layer files

We have a program that cannot import Layerfiles from 10.1, but instead changes them to 10.0 layer files. I'm wondering if there is any Layer functionality that is lost in this transition. Right now ...
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Is MapMaker interoperable?

Has anyone used / come across MapMaker GIS Software http://www.mapmaker.com? A consultant has stated that they will use this for a piece of work involving GIS analysis and that it is compatible with ...
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Is there a standard st_relation_readable() function for translate DE-9IM strings?

Spatial databases, such as PostGIS, implement the DE-9IM model with function st_relate(), which returns a string with domain of {0,1,2,F}, meaning 0=point, 1=line, 2=area, and F="empty set"... See ...
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Plugin Workspace: when to close an OleDbDataReader?

I'm developing a plugin workspace for ArcGIS. Internally, the plugin uses an OleDBconnection. All of the sample code I see seems to stress the importance of closing and disposing the connection. ...
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IDRISI .vec file translator to ESRI shapefile format?

I've recently got hold of almost 20 years old IDRISI .vec files which I'd like to convert to ESRI shapefile. I've been struggling to find any translator for this file format so far. Does anybody know ...
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Can use of GML Simple Features profile by Web Feature Service (WFS) be advertised?

The ArcGIS 10.1 documentation on Working with WFS services says: The GML Simple Features profile is recommended for use with ArcGIS and is the basis for WFS support in ArcGIS. Is there an easy ...
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are there any methods can choose all field and make the SUM for each fields or I must do it one by one?

I will try to be more specific and really I need help In my personal geodatabase there are two layers:- one of them is small -- about 13 records/features. The other is about 118 records/features. ...
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ArcGIS Data Interoperability Quick Import - problem with copying original attributes from DGN file

I am new to DI extension and I wanted to ask you why "Qucik Import" tool doesn't allow me to copy the original attributes from my DGN file. When I check the results in geodatabase I is some new ...
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Determine the Degree of Data Lossiness when Converting Data

I'm working through some of the ESRI tutorials on Data Interoperability and it briefly mentions the issue of data conversion being a lossy process. Some questions that come to mind are: What is ...
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How can I export a sketchup Model to ArcGIS's Multipatch?

I have a very large model made in Google Sketchup v 7.1. I would like to export this to a Multipatch featureclass, so that I can view it in ArcScene, with other 3D data. I have tried several things, ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 and Desktop 9.3 interoperability

I want to install ArcGIS Server 10 but our users only have ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1. So does ESRI support: a) Access/use AGS services from 10 in 9.3.1? b) Manage (create services etc) AGS 10 from ...
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Is it possible to set the output of a spatial etl tool in model builder?

I am using the interoperability extension and building spatial ETL tools, but I can't seem to specify the output location of the ETL tool so it's impossible to use this dynamically. Has anyone ...