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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Join of two attribute tables with different amounts of rows

I have a hard time sorting the following out: I have two different Shapefiles. The attributetable of one, lets call it shapefile A looks the following: SHAPEFILE A ATTRIBUTETABLE Name Type ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to join two fields after calculating?

I have been working with two layers and I am trying to join them and turn them into a raster data. The first layer is a watershed layer which I have assigned each shed a location from the center point ...
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How to join two tables and convert joined table to a vector layer containing points in QGIS? [duplicate]

I have one table that contains 450 locations and a table that has 10'000 rows containing data and no spatial information. I have a column that allows me to join them. The issue is that I want to have ...
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Error using 'Join attributes by location' via Python

Trying to run a simple script using qgis:joinbylocation but getting either errors or it's not processing correctly. I don't want to take a summary of the attributes, just the attributes of the first ...
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postgis, st_within, and a join

So I'm in the middle of learning postgis/postgres. I've a polygon table. I've a point table. The polygon layer contains a foreign key that points to another table. For the example the Foreign key ...
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Creating a Simple Join Script in Python

I'm trying to create a simple join script in python from an arcgis model, where the only steps are joining a map to a table to produce a map with the table's properties. The attributes joined ...
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Joining Textfile to Shapefile Arc 10 and 10.2 Differences

I am trying to join a textfile generated in stata that includes caoname, caoid, and fips. The fips code should match to a shapefile county map that matches to the cntyidfp category. In ArcGIS 10.0, ...
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Joining Tigerline Census Data 2010 and American FactFinder xls

I have a shapefile from TIGERLine data from the Census website, as well as a spreadsheet from the American FactFinder. I've edited the excel sheet to a 97-2003 workbook, and am now able to bring it ...
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How to close multipart polyline gaps in ArcMap

I have a multiple multipart contour lines that originally came from CAD drawing. I converted these into a polyline shapefile in ArcGIS. The issue I have is with gap in each contour lines that are ...
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how to create a cloropleth world map in arcgis 10.2

I am new to arcgis and I am trying to create a cloropleth map to display ratio values for different countries. I believe that my basemap will need to have a country layer so that the shading of ...
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Join by attribute when unique identifier has multiple rows using ArcMap 10.2?

I would like to join the attributes of one polygon layer to another polygon layer by their common ID. The problem is that in layer A, each ID has multiple rows, because each represent shapes from the ...
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Create a non spatial index on an attribute in QGIS before joining two layers

I’m using QGIS 2.0.1 on Windows 7. I’m trying to join a .dbf which contains no spatial data to a shape file containing spatial data. Ideally I’d like to create an attribute index on the join field in ...
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Joining two polygon layers based on distance?

I'm new to GIS so this question may be an obvious one. I have one polygon layer of urban land use and another polygon layer of swamps. How do I join the two layers so that I get a column in the ...
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Modelbuilder - Join - Keep matching records only - export to feature class

I need to join a table to a feature class in a model. Have it keep only the matching records and then export that joined feature class into a new feature class.
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Batch join non-spatial csv to shape files

I have 173 point shape files from soil testing and 173 non spatial csv files with lab ressults (one csv for each shape file) that need joining. The files are located in a library with folders named ...
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Problem with QGIS 2.2 joins between shp and csv

Didn't see question like this asked, so... I've joined csv to shp file and everythings seems ok. I've modified attribute form so that fields from joined csv appears in there. So far so good- it's ...
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Creating a New Shapefile from Joined Access Table

I'm dealing with a very large amount of polygons. Once I join the land use access table to the parcel shapefile, it takes forever for Arc to draw the polygons. I'm trying to select all residential ...
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In ArcGIS, how to automatically recalculate a calculation if I modify the Excel data source?

There's a database with buildings. Each of them has a few parameters, for example building type codes. In a distinct table each building type codes has 4 attributes. During the Join, the datas will ...
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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 ...