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

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How to assign geometry to records in a table that contain an ID of a geometry point?

We are looking to map out 'incidents' at schools, but the incident table, which contains a few thousand records, only has a school number (plus the incident data). The table format is an Excel ...
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Coloring of features in ArcMap 10.1 changes randomly while zooming

I am using the sovereign states shapefile (ne_110m_admin_0_countries.zip) from http://www.naturalearthdata.com/ and joined the attributes with a spreadsheet file that codes many (but not all) country ...
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Trouble joining table in arcgis. Joining field is 'greyed out'

I'm trying to join a shape file with a excel file I converted into a CSV. I had done this before with the same shape file but with a different CSV but this time when I try to select the column it's ...
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Join attributes of point and line layer by location (closest distance) in QGIS

My problem is the following: i have a line shp (target layer) and a point shp (join layer). the second one (point layer) holds an attribute which i want to join with a line layer based on closest ...
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How to create a many to one spatial join?

I have a polygon feature class of territories and a point feature class of trees. The points have many attributes, one of them is the tree species name. I need to get the list of all the tree species ...
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Python field calc syntax error

The screenshot shows a calculate field tool in modelbuilder. The error I'm getting is invalid syntax line 1. I can't see any issues w/the syntax so I'm hoping someone out there can help. It ...
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How to join attributes from nearest point in QGIS?

I have two layers with points, call them A and B, each with different attributes. For each point in A I want to join all the attributes from the nearest point in B. Ideally this would also include ...
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Creating non-spatial Many to One Joins/Relationships between tables

I may have missed a trick here but I can't seem to find a solution. I have a table of ~1.6 million postcodes, also containing co-ordinates, and a separate file detailing ~6000 a population with ...
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tablejoin in qgis 2.x adds name of table to columnheader attributetable

When joining a table to a shapefile through 'layer properties > joins' the columnheader of the attributetable shows the name of the file you joined. eg.: the name of the table is: STAVAZA3 the table ...
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Join and Calculate vb.net

Im trying to join an excel table to a shapefile and then calculating those fields using vb.net. The code I have written has no errors, but won't work when I try it in ArcGIS 10.1 and I'm out of ideas. ...
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Joining table to shapefile with pyQGIS

Joining shapefiles is a relatively straightforward proess in QGIS using 'add vector join' in the layer properties menu. I can add a csv file as a vector layer, as well as a shapefile, and join the two ...
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Field calculator uses wrong fields when working with joined data

I am having an issue in qgis table joins. i have a joined a csv file to a sqlite database and common id is used for join. the join is displays correctly in attribute table. the attributes in sqlite ...
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When I join a table to a shapefile and then export it the titles of the columns are transformed to data1, data2

I'm using QGIS 2.0.1 The table is in an excel format that i import through "add vector" and the shapefile is a polygone I join the attributes by right clicking the polygone-->properties-->join Then ...
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Problem with MMQGIS in QGIS V. 2.0.1 - Attribute Join from CSV File

I've been trying to use the Attribute Join from CSV File function in MMQGIS, but it does not seem to work in Version 2.0.1. I've tried to join the same CSV and Shape files using V.2.0.1 running under ...
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Spatial join - many to one

I'm trying to do a spatial join that takes the attributes of multiple polygons and applies them to a single polygon in another layer. The data is currently in a geodatabase, but can be exported to shp ...
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How to create a 1:n join and concatenate text attributes?

I have 2 polygon layers A and B. I would like to join the attributes from B into A for all the polygons from B that intersect A and for text attributes, i would like them concatenate. But apparently ...
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Merging multiple .tab files?

I was wondering if there was a quick way to merge multiple .tab files together? I have about 100. Would appending one tab to another with the MapBasic window open, then changing the name of the table ...
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arcgis - updating joined excel file when adding a new sheet

When adding a new sheet to a joined Excel file in ArcGIS, the new sheet will not show till I exit both arcgis and excel. Is there a better way to update the connection...? edit: sorry for the delay ...
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Arcgis not seeing my column header to join tables

I am trying to join a data table to the attribute table of a shapefile. I have done all the necessary steps to makes sure it works: removed spaces, not use numbers in column headers, remove illegal ...
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Record Set (Recordset) for Join in ModelBuilder

I am trying to use a recordset to develop a Table View to use to join to a feature layer in model builder. I can export the table view directly with the user input included. However, when I attempt to ...
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export spatial information from table that is joined to a shapefile in QGIS 2.0

I have a table with data values per district for different years. The table looks like this: district name / year / value. The same district is thus present in the data multiple times for different ...
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Table join with .csv file results in null fields after join

Similar to questions already asked about .dbf files, I'm attempting to join .csv files to a .gdb or shapefile coverage in QGIS. The tables as added to QGIS prior to the join look fine, but after the ...
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How to enumerate join values with ArcGIS?

I have two shape files (e.g. postal code areas and cities) which I want to join based on an id that both shape files have in common (the id would be the city name in this example). Joining the two ...
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CartoDB merge tables (column join) returns import error

I have been trying to merge two tables using the column join in Carto DB. The first table is a table of US counties that contains the polygon geometry and the FIPS id code. The second table contains ...
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Joining two tables in CartoDB mysteriously returns no rows

I have two tables in CartoDB, one with locations and one with related data to those locations. They are related through the common columns "placeid" and "relatedid". Both columns are string, (and ...
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Best way to join and handle multiple attributes related to the same feature

this is not going to be a question, I'm just trying to find some advice. Suppose I have a point shape file (for example just 2 point, actually I have many more points) representing water control ...
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Bug in Qgis 2.0 Field Calculator with Values from Joined table

I have a data of hospitals. I have two excel sheets, one has no of patients examined in each hospital and other has no. of patients treated in each hospital. I want to find percentage of treated ...
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Fastest way to Join tables in python automation

My issue comes form the fact that doing Joins manually is actually relatively quick (5mins), but python automation of this process is 6hrs! Here is my code: import arcpy GDB_MARK_TO_MARK_VECTOR_VIEW ...
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Can ArcGIS make a join with selected attributes being added into the outcome?

My question is when making a spatial join, is it possible to only assign selected attributes of source layer to the target layer instead of getting all attributes from source layer? I'm asking is ...
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Joining nearest neighbor small polygons using R

The figure shows a plot of numerous polygons (zoom in) made from a raster file by require(sp) require(raster) pol100 <- rasterToPolygons(r, fun=function(x){x==1}, dissolve=FALSE) There polygon ...
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Join Tables related by a composite primary key in qgis

I have two tables, one has the geometry and other has attributes. The table with geometry has unique number primary key, and 4 columns admin1,admin2,admin3,featureid. Table two is a csv file has the ...
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Search an attribute and highlight corresponding polygon from a “joined-in” layer [QGIS/PostGIS]

Using QGIS 1.8.0, Postgis 2.1.0, and still new to all that. As the headline points out, I have a list of samples, which are found within areas (no point (GPS) coordinates). With a search query I ...
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keep the same field headers after joining a table to a shape file in QGIS

I noticed that after joining a table to a shape file the headers of each fields in the table used for the join are changed by QGIS and they are attributed to a different name. For instance, i had a ...
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How to repair a data source with joins to Excel?

I have a set of MXD files, that do not use relative paths, and related data that have been copied to a new computer. Normally it's not a big problem to repair the data sources in the project, but in ...
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QGIS: After performing a table join, all the fields are “NULL”

Within QGIS, I joined .dbf table containing population data to a shapefile of Census tracts. The join field is called GISJOIN in both the target table and the shapefile's table, and this attribute ...
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Using JOIN TOOL in ModelBuilder

I want to perform JOIN TOOL for all DBFs generated from ZONAL STATISTICS AS TABLE into one table. However, it seems that DBF has a maximum of 255 fields while my dataset has more than 500 ...
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How to join tables without losing the original field names in ArcGIS?

I'm wondering if there is any method to preserve the original field names in Arc GIS when I join csv. tables to a Shapefile. I ask, because sometimes I join tables with 10, 20 or even more columns ...
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Problem with adding new field to attribute table after performing join by attributes

I am studying ArcMap 10.2 and concentrates on different join operations. I am working on a Personal Geodatabase. I have digitized some polygons from a raster representing houses and have created a ...
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Is there maximum number of .DBFs that can be joined using ModelBuilder?

Is there a maximum number of .DBFs that can be joined using the Join Tool in ModelBuilder? I tried joining 480 .DBFs but results generated only 250 fields in the input table. Is this a glitch? I am ...
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Joining shapefile table with csv

So I am having a shapefile with all the world countries. And the table for this shapefile has a column named "Country Name". Each of this entry is unique, meaning, each country takes only 1 row, and ...
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How to permanently join MDB database (access) table with spatial data in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have an Access file (*.mdb), and I want to join between this attribute data with its spatial data ? But other than (join & relate way) . And I need it to be permanent .
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QGIS 2.0.1 linking table issue, MSSQL 2008 database

I'm trying to link tables in QGIS 2.0.1 and MSSQL 2008 database. I can link them but when I try to open the attribute table QGIS throws an error and shuts down creating a *.dmp file. I saw that ...
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GeoJoin with ArcGIS Services [closed]

Has anyone seen any ways to dynamically join data in services. E.g. I've already exposed County boundaries in a MapService, now I want to let users join their relative data to this service for their ...
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How to join fields which must still be created in ArcGIS Model Builder?

I am in the process of creating a generic model in ArcGIS Model Builder. At one point in my model, I have to do a join between an existing layer (entry parameter) and a table issued from the "Zonal ...
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arcpy spatial join input parameter problems [closed]

Using ArcGIS 10 SP4 with all extensions... I have a parent directory (J:\...\spatialjoin) containing two sub-directories of feature classes I want to spatially join. Directory 1 (target features) ...
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Joining Data in ArcMap Errors

Has anybody encountered issues with ArcMap when joining data? Specifically, my rows join, however, depending on how ArcMap is feeling, I might or might not receive my data in the form of quantities. ...
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Joining Multiple Features to One Feature

I have two layers - an index layer (polygon) and a town boundary layer (polygon). The desired output is a FC with each town represented as only one feature and that FC's table having a field with ...
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How to join data from NHGIS to make choropleth maps in R/ggplot2?

I have downloaded shapefiles of county/state boundaries and census data keyed to those shapefiles from the NHGIS. Both the shapefiles and the census data have a GISJOIN column to be used for merging ...
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Join excel attributes to shape attribute

I am wondering if there is a way to join the attributes from excel tables to shapes in Qgis. I have abbreviations in the shape and want to add the associated complete names from excel file by ...
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Problem adding a join to a table via Python using addJoin_management

I am currently building a script for a script tool that will join data from a multitude of tables into a single table based on a common join field. Now, I have attempted to use ...