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

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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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Joining attribute data from one layer to another layer in QGIS 2.12.2-Lyon

I have a polygon vector layer that I am trying to join its attributes to a point vector layer. The problem is that the polygon layer consists of grids that are numbered 1-150 (ID) and I am trying to ...
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Output shapefile has no records after joining shapefile with table and exporting result?

I have successfully joined a .xls Excel spreadsheet to a shapefile. The join is successful (the number of remaining records seems accurate), although it takes a really long time (like 20 minutes). For ...
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How to use QGIS Graphical Modeller to join specific fields?

I wish to join one field from a shapefile to another shapefile within the QGIS graphical modeler. I am aware that there is a 'Join attributes table' algorithm but this joins all of the fields from the ...
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Expand Street Network passing through points using QGIS?

I have a road network (red) passing through some traffic data points (green): I want to expand this network to include all of the points. I already have a bigger street network (blue) from which I ...
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ArcPy: Excel to Table Conversion and Join Management

I am trying to join an Excel table to a shapefile in ArcPy. My first step is to convert the Excel sheet to a table, but I am receiving an error: #Convert xlsx to table: import os import xlrd import ...
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CartoDB geom (coordinates) join: without exact match

Trying to join two datasets (layers) on CartoDB based on their geographical fields (in CartoDB's the_geom created field). However, the basic ST_Intersection function does not work since its tolerance ...
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arcpy join csv files to raster attribute table

In arcpy, I'm trying to join an list of .csv files with data of emissions per country, with the attribute table of a raster in order to make lookup tables later on. So far this is my script: ...
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How to join data from excel to an attribute table in QGIS without creating duplicates

I have an attribute table with two empty fields in QGIS. I want to import an excel database to fill my empty fields in QGIS. My excel file matches the columns in my QGIS attribute table. I am ...
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Add Join issue with ModelBuilder?

I am trying to do a simple Add Join within ModelBuilder but it keeps throwing the 99999 error. What is going wrong? I have even tried to create a Table View for the table I am joining to a feature ...
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Multiple join of Access data with ArcGIS shapefile

I am looking for a solution for joining constantly modificated data to my shapefile. The shapefile consists of polygons. Each one has a code. In the Access database, I have varias colums for one code ...
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In QGIS is there a way to select one feature from a layer and only see related features from another layer

I am self taught. I have 3 layers on my map: Retailer, Producer and Processor. Each business in each of these categories has a unique identifier, their license number. I have a CSV file with a list ...
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Joining 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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Startup python script to re-join layers in QGIS?

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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QGIS Attribute update using excel

I am looking to update the Attribute table for a Layer in QGIS using a join. However I am not looking to ADD attributes to the table (thereby adding extra columns) rather I would like to "Update" ...
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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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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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Joined attributes not available in Feature Service

I have a joined feature class (PROPERTY) and table (OG_LEASE). When I publish this as part of a map service and feature service, attributes are only available in the map service. Map service fields: ...
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Command line join attributes by location using OGR

I have two overlapping vector files (polygons and sample) and want to do a spatial join from the command line to extract all features in polygons that intersect with sample. Essentially I want to have ...
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QGIS joins 2 FIELDS

I have an excel with 4 columns (Region; District; village; number of cases) Have a shapefile with dots for villages with many columns including (Region ; District ;Village) I want to plot the cases ...
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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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Joining multiple polygons inside a single polygon in QGIS

I need to somehow "join" information from two shape files: zoning - these are large polygons indicating the zoning code for a moderately large area, typically hundreds of separately owned parcels (...
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Expression Within ModelBuilder?

In ArcMap I add 2 tables, join on a field then run an attribute query to return any of the joined tables records that are not null in a particular field - all works OK. I would like to build this ...
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How to join and display .shp lines with values in .dbf

I've got a shapefile lines with ID attribute and .dbf with values which corresponds do ID. Every value in dbf is in different record. I want to style lines and display label using these values from ...
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How to Make Two Attributes Display Simultaneously on one Shape File

I am trying to make a map that displays both an incidence rate of a type of cancer and also display at the same time a percent of the population per state that has a certain vaccination. I've added ...
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Create Statewide Hydrologic Soil Group Map

This may be better for Engineering? Not sure. Background: Previously I have downloaded SSURGO soil data for the state of Pennsylvania by downloading each county and merging the shapefiles. I then ...
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How can I handle NULL values in a color ramp? [duplicate]

I'm mapping areas in QGIS 2.12 based on average pricing, using area polygons (PostGIS) joined with a CSV data table that doesn't have values for areas that didn't have any sales. I'd like to color ...
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How to symbolize features with NULL values in graduated symbology?

I have a polygon feature dataset, and an attribute from a different table that I join (one-to-one) within QGIS in order to symbolise the attributes as a choropleth map. However, not all polygon fields ...
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How to avoid field duplication when joining two vector layers?

I have 2 point vector layers wich differ in 2 fields while both of them have the same number of fields (10). What I want to do is produce a new point vector layer with 12 fields. When I join the two ...
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replace records in layer with records form another layer by id and column name QGIS

I have a two polyline layers - one with 2800 rows, the other with 150 rows. Each row has a unique id column. I need to replace the records in one column of the the 2800-row layer with the records ...
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query / filter on attribute tables with external tables joined

i tried to do some queries on joiend table fields ... i've got/found some answers concerning version 1.8 - which result in "use select + export to create a combined dataset" so i just did some tests ...
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Polygons get lost when doing Join attributes by location

I am trying to do the operation "Join attributes by location" in QGIS. I have a point layer and a few polygon layers, all of them in shapefile format. I want to sum the values of the attributes of the ...
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“undo” pivot table with ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have a table in a geodatabase with an ID and a text field for each day of a week. The text fields contains 0 or 1 for monday, 0 or 2 for tuesday, and so on. One ID can have multiple day entries, so ...
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QGIS - Have spreadsheet with col from 0% to 100% plus null want 100 bin gradient plus one more for null

Newbie alert. Have a spreadsheet with no geo; has a col with values in there from 0% to 100%, plus several blanks/nulls. Ideally would like a 100 step (bin) gradient fill from 0 (100% black) to 100 (...
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QGIS Way to join based on different length keys fields?

In QGIS is there a way to join a .shp file to a table when the keys are different length (by ignoring part of one set of keys?) For example .shp file key col like this 1500000US120730002001 ...
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QGIS .shp joined to xlsx.vrt; Classify works, Rule-based does not

Very simple set up. Tiger .shp file as a layer. Has a join to an xlsx non geo attribute table as a .vrt .shp has join on MTFCC to MTFCC in xlsx.vrt. xlsx.vrt, has a string field with a brief label ...
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How to add two dataframe columns of city and state names to form single city-state column for geocoding in R? [closed]

I tried to search for an answer to this, but I couldn't seem to find the right search terms, so I decided to spell it out quite explicitly. I have a data frame with separate columns for cities, ...
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Linking SharePoint database with ArcGIS?

The organization I am working for has a sharepoint database that multiple people update every time they do an inspection of natural resources on a parcel in the county. This database has the ...
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One-to-many joins on a feature class to a table

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 with an Advanced license. I have used ArcMap for other basic analyses, but am fairly new to the program and have only basic coding skills, with no SQL experience outside of ...
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Joining Google Docs table to feature class at ArcGIS Online to use in Operations Dashboard?

I am using ArcGIS operation Dashboard. I get the Data Source from excel file that i have published using google docs as a dynamically data source. I need to join the excel table to hosted feature ...
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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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How to join a table to a shapefile with non-matching IDs and names (similar strings)?

I'm having an annoying problem that I'm trying to find an automated solution for. The shorthand version is that I have a shapefile and a table of created data for regions within countries. The created ...
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Problems with one-to-many join ArcGIS

I need to display polygons as different colors based on a value in a separate data table that I've imported from Excel. The polygon attribute table and data table both have a field with the polygon ID#...
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Reading an Existing Join

Confused again. I was finally able to run ArcCatalog and create a join in my map document (I will do the deed programmatically eventually) but I was interested in how a join looked once it was ...
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One to Many link that can be queried

I'm at my wits end, having looked through a number of posts and tried several options. At this point I'm just looking for confirmation that I cannot do what I am trying to do without ArcGIS or using a ...
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Listing Joined tables in MXD using Python? [duplicate]

I've a question about arcpy List* modules. I have a quite large amount of data on ArcSDE Server. Earlier I made a list of the feature classes, and tables in the mxd-s placed there using da.Walk ...
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Join field in modelbuilder wont work, but will manually

I'm trying to do a 'join field' in a model. When I do the join simply not in a model, no problem. When I try to use the 'join field tool' in a model, I get the "" does not have OIDs. I have a very ...
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How do you filter a layer on a joined table in QGIS?

I am attempting to do a join in QGIS between a SQL Server Spatial table and a non-spatial table (on a single integer field). I was able to add both successfully and make the join, but the query ...
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How to automate joining SQL Server non-spatial database tables to ArcGIS shapefile

I have dozens of SQL Server non-spatial database tables. These are common tables, the column types are: nvarchar, int and float. I try to use Arcpy to automate joining these database tables to ...
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Auto-selecting records in all spatial and non-spatial joined/related tables by selecting only “parent” spatial record in ArcGIS for Desktop?

(1) I have a layer of pipes with related spatial and non-spatial data linked via joins and relates. Is there a way of selecting the top/parent record and then having ArcGIS auto-select all related ...