The process of connecting two or more datasets based on a common attribute or spatial location.

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SQL-Like Inner Join on IDs in Two Layers in QGIS

Using QGIS v2.6.0-Brighton. This question is not about editing layers geographically in anyway. It is merely trying to find data from two layers as you would in an SQL Query and append an extra ID to ...
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Spatial and Non Spatial join

I have a shapefile with a number of weed control blocks as polygons. They each have a unique block id number. I am trying to join a non spatial csv file which has multiple entries for each block over ...
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Join and Field Calculator

I made a Join between a shape and a dbf, and now I want to calculate some data from the table that came as a result from that Join. Everytime I try to run the Field Calculator it says there's an ...
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How can I join a buffer layer to the layer it was created from?

I have two relevant layers for this problem: Real estate parcels (point data) Multiple ring buffer layer - contains multiple buffer rings around each particular real estate parcel. (0.5, 1, 1.5, ...
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Selectively removing whitespace from a string with SQL

I have two columns of adresses that I need to join. Column 1 has the adresses formatted as "Some Street 12 A" while column 2 has them formatted as "Some Street 12A." Ie. the last whitespace between ...
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Selected features with a join are identified improperly from a service

We couldn’t figure out why a service fails to provide correct identification for the selected feature. However, the scenarios below may highlight the issue: In the “UrbanMasterPlans_WithJoin.mxd” ...
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add points when joining two datasets together in ArcGIS

I am trying to join an excel file with a shapefile based on a zipcode. My problem is that I have multiple persons with the same zip code, but it joins only 1 of those persons. Is it possible to ...
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add points when joining two datasets together in ArcGIS

I am trying to join an excel file with a shapefile based on a zipcode. My problem is that I have multiple persons with the same zip code, but it joins only 1 of those persons. Is it possible to ...
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Join line to multiple points

I took some ASCII files and created points with attributes. I am trying to join the line features to these but a simple join function will only take the one that is closest. Is there a way to perhaps ...
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How can I join all data of two raster datasets in ArcMap 10.2?

I have two raster datasets in ArcMap10.2. One is displaying rails and one that is displaying a 100m Buffer to both sides of it. My cellsize is 100x100m. What I want is to combine the rails AND the ...
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Making data joined from Excel independent in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I have joined some data from Excel (.csv) "text" to my attributes table of one feature class. However I can't edit it. I found out it is still connected to Excel file from where I added it, and I need ...
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ArcMap many-to-many join

I'm working in ArcMap 10 and can move around in R, though am not an expert. I have a shp file and an xlsx file. The shp file is 20,221 rows and includes a field GID (grid ID) which is not unique ...
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How to specify imprecise join criteria in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to join data from an Excel Spreadsheet to a Point feature class. Namely, matching up Addresses from one piece of data to another, and then appending the rest of the data once the addresses ...
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How can I display multiple multi-attribute labels for polygons

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2. I trying to import and display project data for various regions. Each project is tied to a location and I want to display Project Type, Funding Source, and a dollar ...
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Spatial join versus classical join

What are the main differences between a spatial join and a classical database join such as an equi (inner) join?
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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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ArcGis Join Data CSV Problem [duplicate]

I have been trying to use ArcGis Desktop and ran into some problems while joining the data from a csv file with the shp file. I can see the attributes that have been added in the attribute table but ...
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Why can I not choose the join field I need from a csv or excel file?

I am attempting to join census data (county level) to a county base map, using the FIPS county code as the join field. I can join successfully if I do not alter the original csv file from the census ...
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Can Virtual Fields be used for a rendering style?

In QGIS 2.6, creating a virtual field for a layer and adding up 2 integer fields work fine. I get the correct results and I can use that field for styling. However, when doing a Joins with 2 layers ...
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Another Way to Join a New Column to a DBF if OpenOffice is Giving a “Longer Than the Number of Digits Allowed” Error?

When I need to add a data column to a DBF, I always download the shapefile, open the DBF with OpenOffice for Mac, us a VLOOKUP( ) to add my data to a new column, re-save the file as a DBF, then open ...
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Painfully slow performance with Join and Calculate Field

I have a point layer and a table with approximately 100 fields. I need to join the table to the point layer based on a key field and create a new shapefile / feature class. This script has been ...
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Join Tool (Data Management)

I have a new table with statistics data that has been calculated with the tool: Zonal Statistics as a Table; in order to know the min, max, mean, range, std, etc, from a thickness value that was ...
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Joined field not recognized as number in QGIS 2.4 [duplicate]

I have a weird problem. I've loaded in QGIS a point shapefile and a CSV table. Then I performed a join between the 2 layers and all works fine. But then the joined columns (made of integers or real ...
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Is it possible to have a 1:n join which takes the min, max, or average value?

I need to join the attributes of a shapefile with the one contained in a .dbf (or .txt) file. I currently use the "join" in the properties menu, but I have a problem. In the shapefile I have one ...
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Unable to merge CSV and CSVT with shapefile using QGIS due to “text” fields?

I know the question is all over this site, unfortunately I cannot find a solution. I have this CSV file and this CSVT file that I want to merge with this shapefile. I've tried to format the .csv using ...
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Adding attributes to an existing shapefile [duplicate]

I have a shapefile made of buildings, each one of them characterized by some attributes. I need to add some attributes contained in a .dbf file. The two files have in common the attribute "ID", so the ...
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Using ModelBuilder to Iterate, Join & Export Feature Classes?

I am trying to make what I thought was a very simple batch processing tool, but I can't get the output to work properly. I would like the model to iterate through a geodatabase, join each feature ...
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Join command, desired field not available to select

I have a problem regarding ArcGIS 10.1 and any help would be greatly appreciated. I want to join a shapefile in which I stored geographical information with a CSV data file containing certain ...
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Joining QGIS extent table with shapefile

I used QGIS to find the extents of a list of features from a census boundaries shapefile. I used Vector - Research tools - Polygon From Layer Extent, which creates a new shapefile with a table of ...
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Join Field works in ArcMap but not in Python

I am trying to join a field of values found within a DBF to a multi-polyline shapefile. They share a common field name (filename) and the values found within each are identical. I was able to run Join ...
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ERROR 000728: Field Code does not exist in ModelBulider using iteration

The first join in the model is working, but after this the names of the fields are changing in the name of the Shape and a number . Therefore get the ERROR 000728. So I like to ask you if there is ...
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How to access data from a table that has been related?

I have a data driven page table that I am trying to associate with route line data. The object of this exercise is to print the associated data on the data driven page AS or LIKE a data driven page ...
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Time not configuring correctly?

I'm trying to match data in a textfile that contains time, value, and fips code to the cntyidfp part of a map of US counties. However, even though I am able to match the two sets of data together, ...
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Update Attribute based on spatial location

I want to spatially (Spatial Join) update few fields, not all, from another feature class. Is there any way to select and update few fields instead of all the fields from the other layer and ...
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MapBasic sentence to update column contained in an object table

I was looking for a MapBasic sentence to update a MapInfo table. I've got two tables and I want to update one of them (POINTS) with an attribute of another (REGIONS). I would like to update points ...
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Populate a layout text element with the description from a coded value domain

ArcGIS 10.1+ lets you easily put dynamically populated text boxes in your print layouts. Doing so puts some text in the text element that looks something like this: <dyn type="page" ...
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Startup python script to re-join layers

In QGIS 2.2, there is a bug which involves using the JOINS properties on a vector layer (that is already being joined with several other vector layers) whereby the attributes are not fully loaded. ...
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nearest facility with pgrouting

I have a postgres table of students with lat, lon and geom, , and a table of schools with the same, and a table of roads that has been converted to nodes. I'm trying to find the driving distance to ...
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Can you use wildcards for column headers in Field Calculator?

I know you can use wildcards for fields like so (in the Field Calculator): case when "column" ILIKE '%example%' then 1 else 0 end Can you do something similar for the column headers themselves? I ...
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Find max and min values from a table based on two fields

I have a geodatabase table with the following fields: County_Name, State_Name, Date_Time, Customers Example Alameda, CA, 8/1/2014 12AM, 6 Alameda, CA, 8/1/2014 1AM, 1 Alameda, CA, 8/1/2014 2AM, ...
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Join does not return matching records after 1001 records have been successfully joined

I'm working on a process that joins a feature layer to another feature class. The code is as follows: arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management ("New_FC", "newFC_layer") ...
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Categorized style hiding map

I am having an issue with the style properties of my map. I imported the US Zip Code Tabulation Area map from a government website, and in a separate excel file I have a list of people connected to ...
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List Joined tables

I've a question about arcpy List* modules. I have a quite large amount of data on SDE Server. Earlier I made a list of the feature classes , and tables in the mxd-s placed there using da.Walk and ...
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Join operation does not return any matching records if the join table contains “coded value domains”

I have a point feature class and performed a join operation against a destination table with two fields containing coded value domains defined in the same file geodatabase. Another field called ...
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Changing field type of Excel attribute table for a Join

I have a string field type of shapefile already in ArcMap. I need to import an excel file in and join with the shapefile. The only problem is the field type of the shapefile is a String and the field ...
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QGIS 2.2 - possible to do a JOINS from the Action list?

I have a set of layers that need to be joined (Layer Properties > Joins) to one specific layer. The reason for this is that I will be updating and adding new layers into my project and would like a ...
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Adding an excel database to an existing shapefile [duplicate]

I have a spreadsheet with various feature data; I would like to add this data to an existing shapefile. I have a common column in both the shapefile and the excel data. I would like to be able to ...
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How can I get a join for pre-existing fields?

I am joining some values from a table to a shapefile. The table and shapefile have the same column names and types, but when I join, Arcmap creates a new field, and I just want the join to write the ...
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Is exporting to feature class the simplest way to make joins permanent?

I am a new user doing simple tasks with ArcMap 10.1 I have a shapefile and an excel file, and I want the join to be a permanent part of the shapefile. The way I've been going about this is to export ...
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Join leads to null value outside of edit session

I am using Arcmap 10.2 on Windows 7 I joined a shapefile with an Excel file, and the attributes are shown as until I start an edit session. Then, the values are as they should be. They match up by ...