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

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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" property="...
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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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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") arcpy.AddJoin_management("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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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 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 ...
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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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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 together ...
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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 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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Most efficient method to join multiple fields in ArcGIS

I have as set of shapefiles with approximately 300000 polygons each, as well as corresponding point shapefiles and tables with approximately the same number of row (equal or less rows than the ...
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Join a CSV file to shapefile using gdal/ogr?

I have a shapefile with several attributes, for example YEAR, COUNTY, and AREA. I also have a CSV file with more fields that I want in the shapefile, such as POPULATION. Both the shapefile and the CSV ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Join and Calculate vb.net

I'm 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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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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Using Spatial join for many to one relates in ArcGIS for Desktop?

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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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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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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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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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 ...