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

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In ArcGis 10, spatial join of a hot street value to a fishnet cell is counting multiple values for same street segment

So, I am working on a fishnet, so that we can attribute multiple values to points within different cells (i.e., ranking light poles as optimum for traffic cameras based on the number of speeding ...
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Copy dbf data into a shapefile in Arcpy

Basically it's to perform a one-to-many join in a python script, from a dbf to a shapefile. I saw (Greg Krakow's method) using QGIS, but I can't use it (I'm working on it, but QGIS is not yet ...
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How to create polyline feature from two input points by following/tracing another polyline?

I have a list of things each have two grid references, start and stop points. I can turn these into points and join them with polylines. But what I need to do is have the lines that join the points ...
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Joining lines in MapInfo that won't be split by disaggregate?

I have just run a disaggregation a .tab containing just lines and found I have a few with duplicate IDs. However when I zoom in these lines appear to be connected. Is there any way to join these ...
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Should Delete Field work in ModelBuilder while there is a Join present that appears unrelated?

I am having an issue with a very simple Model, both in ArcGIS 9.3 and ArcGIS 10.0. The part of the Model that is causing trouble is shown below, along with ModelBuilder's error message (in ArcGIS ...
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Counting occurrences across a record in ArcGIS 10.0

I'm a student at Millersville University, PA studying for a BA in Geography with a concentration in GIS. I've stumbled across this site for questions I've had over the past year or so with getting ...
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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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How to do a spatial join if QGIS 1.8 keeps crashing?

I am trying to perform a simple spatial join (adding polygon data to points) in QGIS 1.8: target vector: points join vector: polygons take attributes of first located feature keep all records ...
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Which program that merges excel data onto shapefiles is easiest to use?

some options for merging looks like fusion tables, vizmaps, and these 2 http://mapbox.com/tilemill/docs/guides/joining-data/ ...
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ArcGIS - Create a join based on multiple fields

I have two feature classes in a File Geodatabase that I would like to join based on multiple fields. I've searched this site and Google and all I have come up with was to use the Make Query Table ...
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Joining tables with merge rules in ArcGIS

I have two tables in ArcGIS that contain a mutual unique identifier, which the join will be based upon. However, table2 has multiple records of the unique identifier. There is another field in table2 ...
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ArcObjects : How to change layers connection properties without losing joins

I'm using arcObjects 9.2.6 java librairies to change connection/path properties within a java prog. This prog aims to change path and connection properties for all layers of an mxd file. It works well ...
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How do I avoid text field truncation when saving a table join?

Using QGIS I've joined tabular text data (all in fields of less than 255 characters) to a shapefile via a CSV file. All looks good in the joined table but when I save to a new shapefile to make the ...
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Trouble with graduated symbols after joining shapefile with csv file

I have successfully joined data from a csv file to a shapefile in QGIS but for some reason I am having trouble symbolizing my data. I want to use a graduated symbology however this option is not ...
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vector tool missing when install QGIS 1.7.4 on new computer

I installed QGIS version 1.7.4 a few months ago. Under the menu Vector > Data Management Tools I have two options to make a join: 'Join Attributes' and 'Join attributes by location' (see screenshot). ...
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Spatial Join in PostGIS according to Line Attribute

I am in the process of building a data warehouse in PostGIS, that will store the length of the road network of a country (Lines) per Administrative Area (i.e. Province or State, referred to as AA ...
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Join attribute table

I am using QGIS 1.7.3 on Mac and when I try to use the tool "join" in the properties toolbox, I have no possibility to add a name for either the file or the field used to join tables. Has anyone ...
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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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FME: Join attributes in text file with attributes in SHAPE file

I have a SHAPE file with points and different attributes - one attribute MyID. I also have a plain text file with several attributes - each in a separated column: MyID MyValue 1 A 2 B 3 C ...
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Linking SharePoint database with ArcGIS…possible?

Ok, so I 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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Can Spatial Joins be used to perform One-to-Many Closest joins?

My situation appears rather simple, but it has given me headaches more than once already. I have a set of points and a set of polylines. I would like to use a spatial join to join the attributes of ...
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How to perform a spatial join of point and polygon layers in PostGIS?

I have a point dataset representing households that I want to associate with a parcel layer (i.e. assign its parcel_id). With ArcMap, I could spatially join the polygons to the points and specify that ...
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Enhance performance of a join query for mapnik using postgis

I use mapnik to render map with datasources from a postgis database. One query is a join on two table, one with a geometry (a polygon) and the other one with some fields I want to use for rendering. ...
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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 a WFS layer to a stand-alone table in OpenLayers

I'm a complete novice at OpenLayers, and am checking whether the following is possible. I envisage a dataset of polygons in GeoServer, being served as a WFS layer into OpenLayers. The polygons won't ...
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How to join an external table to a set of polygons, and symbolize on the joined values, in a web map?

Say I have a table showing a number of statistics - for example, various gun crime by US State measures. I also have a dataset of state boundaries. How can I join the table to the features in a web ...
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Spatial distance join between polygon and points using R?

I'm figuring out how to do a Intersection (Spatial Join) between point and polygons from shapefiles. My idea is to get the closest points and those points that match completely inside the polygons. In ...
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How to merge linestrings that don't touch based on common name?

I had a table of road line strings that contained duplicate road names with different geoms for different line segments. I extracted the duplicates to another table. I now want to join these segments ...
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ArcObjects joins and non-persistent fields after joining to multiple tables

I have inherited a truly awful and very large ArcObjects project that was originally written in VB and then ported to C#. Apparently the source code I have been given is not the latest version and I ...
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Join/Relate in ArcGIS 9.3.1 ArcEditor through a python script - is it possible?

I'm working on a ArcGIS 9.3.1 ArcEditor and I want to write a python script that will do a Join or Relate. Problem is, that join table\join field are restricted to ARCINFO (higher license), and relate ...
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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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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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Deep merge data from multiple layers

Let me explain what I mean by "Deep Merge" and what I am trying to do. Suppose that I have 3 layers (Layer1, Layer2 and Layer3) with the same field names (field_a, field_b and field_c). For any ...
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Having problems with joining an excel table to a shapefile in ArcMap

I have a shapefile of lower layer super output areas (LSOA) for England and Wales and I have a spreadsheet of the indices of deprivation for each of the LSOA's in England. I want to join the ...
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How do I correctly perform a spatial join between lines that travel along each other in ArcGIS

I have 2 layers, one representing streets, and one representing pipes. The pipe layer has a street field that I want it to be automatically filled (I want the pipe to show the street that it's on) I ...
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How to join external tables with a shapefile's attribute table in QGIS?

I need to join a .csv table into an attribute table of a shapefile. I wanted to do this with QGIS and i don't seem to find anyway of doing it. I know that the mmqgis plugin does it, but my shapefile ...
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Spatial Join on two point featureclasses produces empty output featureclass

I have two point featureclasses that intersect each other. They are in the same projection and dataframe. The issue is, when I perform a Spatial Join the output point featureclass is empty. The file ...
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Difference between two layers in PostGIS

What is the right way to calculate the difference between two layers? I tried to use the following approach: SELECT ST_Difference(river.geom, lakes.geom) FROM river LEFT JOIN lakes ON ...
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How to Query Parks in GeoNames and Combine it With a Polygon Layer?

I run a hiking site and would like to get parks where you can at least have a nice walk. That means they should not be playgrounds, stadiums, and probably be bigger than 3 square city blocks at least. ...
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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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How do I remove a join (between a standalone table and a feature layer) with ArcObjects?

I already know how to do a table join with ArcObjects, via the IDisplayTable, IMemoryRelationshipClassFactory etc. interfaces. Here are some links to resources that have example code for this: ...
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How to join multiple records to single feature?

apologies for what I'm guessing is a really easy problem to solve. GIS user, not programmer here. I'm trying to create a join/relate in QGIS where I have a shapefile of buildings and to that I would ...
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How to join averaged precipitation values to each municipality

I have precipitation data that I would like to average over each municipal unit in a boundary layer. First, how do I average the rainfall spatially by each administrative unit? Second, the rainfall ...
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Help with joining a large dbf file to shape file

My overall objective is to create a timeline animation depicting when a person is working in a particular region. The .dbf table consists of over 6000 record entries of shift data, including date ...
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Creating polygons from a one to many relationship of points

I have a set of polygons that are in a one to many relationship with points. The polygons are administrative boundaries and the points have information on companies and percentage of ownership . I ...
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Trouble creating a query table

I need to join one feature class and one table. This is a one to multiple join, therefore, my only option seems to be by creating a query table. My problem is that the fields I want to join do not ...
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Joining non-spatial CSV file to spatial data (shapefile) using QGIS?

I have a CSV file which has postcode data in a field, but it is non-spatial e.g. no Easting and Northing. I have a shapefile with postcode in a field and some additional data. I want to join the ...
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One-To-Many Table Relate Viewed Through ArcGIS Server

I want to create a Table Relate with a one-to-many relationship between a layer and a non-spatial table based on a common field. My question is, if I publish this data to ArcGIS Server, will an ...
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SDE views not showing values in joined table

I created an SDE view between a point feature class and a table (stored in SDE) - the join is done on a text field called RFRNC. I changed the view so that it is now a LEFT OUTER JOIN in line with ...
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Join Issue with Attributes Table

I am trying to Join a Mineral Database (excel) into my Attributes table. Once I do and check the Attributes, it shows up as "NULL". What is causing that, what am I not doing? Can anyone offer ...