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Need a spatial database that can be used by QGIS and R

I'm quite new to QGIS and I'm searching for a simple way to create a Database that allows me to use the tables in QGIS and R. I have a lot of data stored in Excel spreadsheets wich will be used for ...
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Can QGIS read an ODBC connection?

I have a co-worker who manages a large MS Access database that contains X & Y fields for various locations he tracks. We have previously exported the data to CSV and used the QGIS Delimited Text ...
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Converting ms-access database into easy to use spatial database

I've recently come into ownership of an MS-Access database (2007 accdb), which I want to be able to use in a GIS. I know a little bit about GIS (I've used QGIS and ArcGIS quite a bit) but very little ...
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How to fix “Unable to initialize ODBC connection to DSN for ALC_AV_CO”?

So I am new to the QGIS community, and I have been trying to bring in some rather large access databases with little to no success. I have windows 7, so I've gone in through administrative tools/Data ...
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Convert an ESRI File GDB Table to Access 2007 ACCDB table programmatically

Does anyone know of a method to convert an ESRI File Geodatabase Table into Access 2007 Table programmatically. I have been trying using the PYODBC library and a series of insert statements but am ...
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Allow multiple users to share personal geodatabases safely?

We're using ArcGIS 9.3 but for reasons beyond the scope of this question we have to stick with personal geodatabases (MS Access .mdb's) and multiple users. How can we set this up so only a limited few ...
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Is it possible to add an ArcMap map to a report in Access?

I am using Access to create printable maps where I can change parameters (border colors) on the fly... Currently, I am exporting the maps to JPEG then pulling them in. I would like to import MXD ...
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Add layer to open mxd using ArcObjects from outside the map document crashes ArcMap

I have an Access database (MS Access 2010) that allows users to enter a variety of land treatment information including associated points, lines, or polygons which users can select and the database ...
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How does Personal Geodatabase work from Microsoft Access perspective?

I am trying to get a better general understanding of how ArcGIS works with MS Access when using a personal geodatabase. If I create a new pgdb and then import a very simple shapefile and finally look ...
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How to import info from mdb file into a project?

I need to import info on a QGIS project. The info are in a MDB file (population, mean age, number of cars and so on: one record per region) that is written to be connected with a region shape from an ...
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Why can't I export XY data to a shapefile?

I have added a table from Access to ArcMap, and then used 'Display XY data' to plot points. When I then try to export the Events to a shapefile I get an error message telling me: "Error exporting ...
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Is there a way to link ArcGIS to MS Access and use that DB?

I have an IT background but I am new to GIS. I recently recieved training using ARCMAP. I have about 5000 farmers that I need to put in a database and access the information using GIS. The vision is ...
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How to import an Access database to GeoDjango?

I'm a I've just inherited a pile of institutional geodata that's stored in an MS Access database. I need to pull that data out into a format that I can work with in GeoDjango--so I'm OK with ...
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QGIS 2.4 access .mdb add error

So I followed the instruction here: Can QGIS read an ODBC connection? for adding a .mdb into QGIS. There are great instructions about 1/3 of the way down. But I still can't get it to open. I on ...
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can Well Known Text tables be used effectively, stored in Access or Base?

My question is: How do I import WKT text data back into QGIS, and how useful could Base or Access be in storing the data using WKT rather than spatially enabling it within a proper GIS database, like ...
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How to embed map into access database?

I am developing a database for my organisation that could be spatially enabled. I have to use MS Access 2007 on Windows and am therefore looking for any possibilities to encorporate my access DB into ...
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Using ArcObjects, how to convert an Access table into a proper geodatabase table?

I have inherited an ArcGIS application that creates a number of access database tables. I'd like to use ArcObjects to convert them to proper geodatabase tables, which I understand to mean simply ...
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Zoom to Polygon in Arcmap from Access

I am attempting to Zoom from an Access record to a specific polygon in ArcMAP but I can't seem to get the function to work. The field in Access is identical to the field in arcmap. I.E. they both ...
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Display Access query in ArcMap

Hi I have an access database and have some built in queries in the database. The same data is stored in geodatabase with the spatial information. Now I want to follow this process: Access->push out ...
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MS Access and geocoding in ArcGIS

We are a small non-profit. We use a fairly complex MS Access application to track everything. We would very much like to geocode addresses in our application and display the results on a map. In ...
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How can I use a variable to specify which field to update with arcpy.UpdateCursor?

I am writing a script that cycles through several different point shapefiles, finds how many lie within a given area and the writes the outcome to a table in an Access database. I've used an search ...
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Spatial Database Connection String

From MS Access, I'd like to create a link to the attribute table of an SDE feature class in a spatial database. For example, I have the following connection string which works for an OLE DB ...
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ArcGIS 10 MapControls in MS Access, can it be done?

In the past (9.3 ArcGIS) I was able to develop forms in MS Access where I could drop a MapControl on and have GIS functionality all within Access as long as ArcMap was installed on the same machine. ...
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How to Export Datalayer to Access 2010?

I'm working with ArcGIS v10.1 and MS Access 2010. Can you export a datalayer directly into Access 2010 (.accdb)? This was possible under using older versions of ArcGIS with Access 2003. I created a ...
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Why does ArcMap connect to a Personal Geodatabase (PGDB) even when no feature classes (or tables?) are referenced in the MXD?

I have an odd question from a user in the same goverment that I work for. When he opens a .MXD-project in ArcMAP a Personal Geodatabase also opens that is not part of the project and does not have ...
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Geoserver Link to External MS-Access Database

Is there a way that I can link a shape (as a polygon, with a LINK_ID = 12345) from Geoserver and have it open or link to the specific information (LINK_ID_DB = 12345) within an online Web Microsoft ...
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Can the Reporting Tool in ArcMap connect to Auxiliary data, like Excel tables?

Is it possible in ArcMap 10, using the reporting tool, to connect a report to non-spatial data, like from Excel or Access tables?
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What's long binary data?

I'm trying to turn data in a Microsoft Access file into an ArcGIS-10 layer. The table contains a column labeled "shape." Each line in this column reads "long binary data." What's that?
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Connecting to non geodatabase MS Access database using ArcObjects

I am trying to connect to an MS Access database from a program I have written in VB.Net with ArcObjects 10.0. My MS Access database is not a personal geodatabase so apparently I have to connect to ...
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Getting number of tables loaded with integrated mapping

I am integrating a MapInfo map into a form in an Access database. I am trying to find out the number of tables loaded but NumTables() and MapperInfo() are both getting "unrecognized command" errors. ...
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Understanding How ArcGIS Displays Non Spatial Data Created in Microsoft Access

I am working on getting American Community Survey(ACS) data into SDE table format. I have managed to import all the text files downloaded from ACS into excel and then imported to Access for further ...
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MapInfo 10.5.1 Update and MS Access Database

I am having problems with a database that I have developed. The data uses MapInfo for any of the spatial parts of it. I installed the update to MapInfo 10.5.1 and I now get an error when I am trying ...
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Mapping Tables for Parcel IDs

I am working on a residential real estate database in MS ACCESS. I currently have residential property’s tagged by parcel ID’s. I am trying to run a query to pull in multiple sales data from various ...
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Embedding slippy map in Access form

I have an access database which holds several sites. This is linked to a MapInfo TAB file which holds geometry for each site. I would like for our non-GIS users to be able to view the sites in an ...
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Change Which FeatureClass a RelationshipClass Points at

When you use ArcGIS' Project tool it creates a new featureclass. This is awesome, unless the featureclass you projected had been related to twenty-some tables. All of those relationships still point ...
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QGIS 64-bit ODBC set up link to 32-bit Access on win7

I am trying to set up a an ODBC link to Access 2007 32-bit but not having any success. My system is a win7 pro 64-bit and I have QGIS 64-bit installed. Here are the steps I have already tried. Set ...
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Umlaute not displayed correctly when loading .mdb MS Access into QGIS (1.9.0-Master) with eVis

Good evening, I am loading an .mdb (MS Access 97 or 2003) to QGIS (1.9) via the eVis database conection. Connecting to the mdb, selecting a table and displaying it as a point-layer through the ...
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Connecting Access Table to ArcGIS (Replace Function!)

I have an Access Query where the Field names contain symbols like "-", ":" and spaces. When I was connecting my database to ArcCatalogue that specific Query-table was not visible. Then I used Replace ...
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Generate QGIS maps automatic after updating an Access 2010 or Filemaker Pro 12 database

I want to develop a database which consist an interaction with QGIS. After updating the data in the database I want to push on a button and start a process in QGIS. After finishing the process in QGIS ...
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Parcel ID Mapping (brainstorming)

In my project I have a table full of residential properties by Parcel_ID. Table 2 is a TIGER streets shapefile. I would like to build a query in MS Access displaying all properties within a mile ...
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How to use Domain Codes set in a Feature Class when opening the Feature Class in MS Access

If I set domain codes on a feature class, does this translate into MS Access as well? For example, I set a domain code and use it on a field in the feature class, I can then go into ArcMap, start an ...
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How to export 1.5 million records from File Geodatabase to Microsoft Access table

I have a table that I want to export from arcmap that has around 1.5 million records. I need to import it into access. Now every time I have tried to export it into a format that access will read, ...
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Hyperlinking Access db to ArcMap

I am trying to hyperlink from MS Access to ArcMap to view specific features. Within MS Access, I have 1400+ lines catalogued. I would like to click a button and view the line in ArcMap. Any ideas ...
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ArcMap - ODBC connection to SDE table shows an old version?

I use an ODBC connection to an SDE table to return a current list of features for reporting purposes. The connection is pointed at a Microsoft SQL SDE server and the connection info matches what I ...
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Is it possible to add a gvSIG document on Html?And if yes, how?

I have completed a project in gvSIG and now I would like to be able to open it from my webpage, like a hyperlink or path or something.Can I really do that somehow? And if yes, could you please explain ...
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Can SQLite and SpatialLite files be linked

Coming from a ms-access background, it is common to split up larger applications into several database files. An ms-access database can then access data that is in another database via a linked ...
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Merging Personal Geodatabase (MDB) data into ArcSDE using FME?

Im a novice in FME and I have a MDB file that i want to write/insert to an SDE database using FME. I created a simple translation that generally reads the data from the MDB file and writes it to the ...
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Microsoft Access mdb “is not a valid or recognized data source” in QGIS

The answer to RyanDalton's question "Can QGIS read an ODBC connection?" explains how to establish a link in QGIS with an MS-Access table. Following his steps, I can establish an ODBC link (I ...
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FME Data Tranform and Concatenate Tables in DB without Key from Access to SQL

I have been able to do a conversion (in FME2013) from an Access DB to a SQL Express DB(in Desktop Workbench), adding some transformers to grab data from three of the tables, two of which have primary ...
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Populating Access (*.mdb) table with text from Text Elements to inventory MXDs using ArcPy/Python?

I am trying to write a piece of code to populate an Access mdb table with information from text elements in an mxd (text elements all have "names"). The purpose of this is to create a catalog of my ...