To select data records according to logical criteria applied to their field values ("attributes")

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Field names change when selecting by attribute/location and then copying feature in model builder [duplicate]

I am trying to create a tool to make my workflow faster for a routine job task. Basically, I have a USGS 7.5 min quad layer and a feature (species) layer, and I want to ultimately create a shapefile ...
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Error in python code for loop using SearchCursor, selectlayerbyattribute, and copyfeatures tools

I am fairly new to python scripting for ArcGIS. I am trying to create maps where each county is selected and then copied into a new layer with only that county's data. Then, I used ApplySymbologyFrom ...
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How to search by attribute using each row with Python?

I am trying to write a script to select each individual neighborhood using one FC, then use select by location to see the number of lots from another FC that are in the neighborhood and store that ...
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Trouble with select by attribute on ArcSDE

I am having trouble with some extracts on a csv table on ArcSDE. Verifying my expression results in the following pop up: "The expression was verified successfully but no records were returned."
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QGIS keyboard shortcut to launch a 'Select by expression' query

I can't find if it is possible to launch a 'Select by expression' query (not to open the dialog) with a keyboard shortcut. I can't find this option in the Settings > Configure shortcuts list... If ...
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How to select features using an expression with pyqgis?

How can I select features with pyqgis using an expression? I tried to use an QgsExpression but the select method doesn't take it: exp = QgsExpression("'ogc_fid' = 482") cLayer = ...
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ArcMap Select By Attribute finds No feature selected when it should?

When I use ArcObjects to select a feature in a layer, it did not work. After that I tried to use the Select By Attribute function in ArcMap and I found something strange: (1) when I use WHERE ITEM_NO ...
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Output extent environment is not respected by Select Layer By Attribute (ArcGIS 10.2)

I cannot get the arcpy.env.extent working for Select Layer By Attribute GP tool. I can verify that I get various values for coordinates when I have panned to various areas on the map. Copy Features GP ...
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QGIS Select overlapped feature

I have points that are not equal but the distance between them is so small that it can't be seen even at scale 200k:1. I calculated the distance between these points and add it as attribute. Now I ...
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Multi Value User Input as Variable in SQL Statement

I'm attempting to write a script that takes a user's selection as a parameter and uses that as part of the SelectByAttributes function. The parameter represents field attributes and is multi value, ...
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Arcpy SelectByAttributes and Show Selection

I understand that in order to do a SelectByAttribute in Python, you need to first convert the shapefile to a feature layer using the MakeFeatureLayer_management function, and run the SelectByAttribute ...
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How to select feature by attribute with expression to use it in ModelBuilder?

I want to create ModelBuilder that contain two process . The first process is select feature using expression then the second process is delete the feature that we selected in first process . I want ...
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ArcGIS error - “invalid SQL” [duplicate]

I have a map with a few different layers. One of these layers is a 'cities' layer. I am trying to use selection->select by attribute-> Select: "Pop_CL"=8 or 9 or 10..... where Pop_CL is the population ...
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Systematic sampling by FID

I have a shapefile created by a corn planter. It creates a point for each planting row every second. So a 16-row planter creates 16 points as it goes along the field. As a consequence, a small 30-acre ...
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How to select top 10 records in an attribute table

I am using Modelbuilder in Arcmap 10.2 to try and find a way to select the first 10 records sorted by Category and then by Distance. For example, my table has 100 banks and 100 churches, which is the ...
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select a line with specific numeric field value using an inline variable for UpdateCursor

I'm currently away in a remote field station using Arc 10.0 and having a hard time using an inline variable substitution for a numeric field value. I am trying to use UpdateCursor to select only a ...
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Simple query not returning values

I have a super simple select by attribute query "Coefficient" = #, the #'s are 0, .2, .3, etc... to 1. The query will select some of the #s but not others. Example) when I query 0,1,.5 the attributes ...
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Getting attributes from a lyr file

I have downloaded a crime dataset from imaps, an online GIS server for Raleigh, NC. The dataset shows the location and types of crimes in the past 90 days. Using the info tool, I can see all of the ...
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Highlighting features selected by Python script in ArcMap and ArcGIS Viewer for Flex?

I have a database of orders, with geo data attached. I want the subset of features related to a specific order to be highlighted on screen (for starters in ArcMap, but later in Flex) in a python ...
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Need to select and delete features in ModelBuilder

I'm new to ModelBuilder and I'm planning to take some class of it, but in the meantime I have a project with a relative easy task. The high-level plan of this project is: Load shapefile into ...
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Select duplicate attributes in same shape file in QGIS

I have this vector layer of lines between 2 nodes. I need to select all second entries that have the same length of the previous one. Can someone help me with this?
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Not showing the unselected elements for map production

I have made a selection using attributes, from two different feature classes, once I have done that, i want to make map, but i want other 'unselected elements' to be not seen in actual map, below ...
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Selecting an attribute from a classified raster image

I am trying to select just the black attribute (classified water in the image) but I can not select anything. In the attribute table it lets me select the row, but it will not select in the map. I ...
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Select by Attribute within a specific area (using Select by Location?)

I have a map with four layers. Two of these layers cover an entire state, and the other two focus on the area I'm actually interested in within the state. I'm trying to Select by Attribute with one ...
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Select Layer by Attribute: SQL and variable problems

I've had a good look around the site and haven't been able able to find any 'select by attribute' questions regarding string variables and how to integrate them into an SQL statement. In my particular ...
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Returning feature with maximum OBJECTID from Select By Attribute tool of ArcMap?

I want to get the maximum OBJECTID from a layer using "select by attribute" tool. But the result is not with the maximum OBJECTID. When I use "select by attribute" tool to get the maximum ...
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Exporting attribute data from vector data by selecting object in QGIS?

I'm using QGIS (2.4.0), and i need to export the attribute data of the object i select (shapefile) to another file ( Excel, txt,...it is yet to be determined depending on the solution). I know how it ...
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How to delete selected features in Qgis using Python

I have a shape file with only one field DN. I would like to delete all features which does not have specific value of the field. Let say the DN can be 1,2 or 3. So far I was able to find out how to ...
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ArcPy inconsistently accepts SQL queries for MakeFeatureLayer or SelectLayerByAttribute

I need to buffer a subset of features in a particular feature class. To do this, I am first creating a feature layer (using a SQL query to select only what I want), and then running Buffer. So my ...
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Selection subquery using another table in database ArcGIS

I need to 'extract' a list of variables based on the IDs from another table. Using a subquery seems to be the best method. I have a large list of variables and have outside calculated a second list. ...
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Alternative to Copy Features in ModelBuilder to display a result [closed]

I have created a model that takes in a raster, converts it to a point shapefile, then extracts a set of points based on location, then further selects a set of points based on a SQL expression. I ...
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Select By Attribute: Between Two Numbers [closed]

I am trying to select house numbers that are between 200 and 499. I've been using: "HOUSE_" >= '200' AND "HOUSE_" <= '499' ... and it's coming up with almost everything else. The numbers it ...
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How to perform a spatio-temporal query in attribute table? [duplicate]

I am not good at programming, so I would ask for your understanding concerning my question. I have an attribute table that contains five columns which are: (Date, ID, Latitude, Longitude, Rainfall). ...
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How to handle list variable in a where clause

I am calling a list of names in from a text file and would like to use each of those to make new layers. I am running into an issue where I get "TypeError: cannot concatenate 'str' and 'list' objects" ...
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How to select records in a table based on attributes in related table

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and Python I have a list of addresses to geocode, but I want to thin the list because I only need a specific area of the addresses. I have a layer containing the streets in ...
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SQL expression error for Select Layer By Attribute

arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management("N05-12_Station2_JGD.shp","station_12") year=2012 arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management("station_12","#",'"closing">=%d AND "opening"<=%d' % year) ...
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Selecting Features in ArcGIS based on their relation other layers

I am extremely new to GIS mapping and I'm trying to do what I believe would be relatively simple. I have two layers: one contains data on school locations in Chicago and the other contains data on ...
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How to select the longest vector in a couple of parallel polylines?

I work with ArcGis 10.2. I need to find the longest vector in a couple of parallel vectors. They are extracted from an Intersect of Streets buffer and a flooding limit. So I have sometimes only one ...
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How to Select By Attributes on only Field with all its chars in Capital letters?

Need some assistance with this situation: I have a polygon feature class with a string Field. It has mixed values like: "PARIS" - "LISBON" - "london" - "luxemburg" - "Athens". In this example, I'd ...
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How to move points to another polygon based on attribute? [closed]

I have a point layer and a grid cell/fishnet layer. Each point falls within a grid cell. Now I want to move some of the points to another (the nearest) grid cell based on an attribute that exists in ...
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Is there a function when using Select by attributes, to select only the continents' annotations?

Annotations beginning with character "C" refers to continents and I want to select only these annotations.
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select by attributes in modelbuilder while using iterate?

I have crated a model that iterates GPX-files from a folder and works through it and gives me a raster as output with pixel values after how many tracks passes through each pixel. This works the way ...
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Stream Trace to Select Attributes

I'm trying to work on a school project, but I only need streams up stream from a certain point. As you can see in the picture, I've run the stream trace tool upstream from a point i've created. I'm ...
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How to select and zoom in features from a QGIS Python Plugin

I'm very new to Python. I'm trying to find a way to select and zoom to the features from a QGIS layer. I've created a plugin and built a custom form. I have 3 values from the form which I need to ...
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QGIS select features from attribute table using the “LIKE” operator

I created an expression with the help of the GUI in the QGIS attribute table of a vector (shapefile) layer of Native American ("Indian") reservations in the USA state of New Mexico. "NAME" LIKE ...
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What is a SQL Query to all values in a column with Select by Attribute in ArcGIS? [closed]

I would like to select all values for an attribute using select layer by attribute to use in model builder and hopefully save the expression for automation purposes. If I have an attribute named ...
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problem with SelectLayerByAttribute management in script

hello my problem is that this tool works perfectly in IDLE or PyScripter programs, but if I use in the script in ArcGIS desktop this problem occurs: arcgisscripting.ExecuteError:ERROR 000582... why ...
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QGIS Advanced String Filter Expression returns too many results

"GNR" is a string column and I expect the filter expression "GNR"='.11' to only return the feature with the value '0.11'. Why are the other features with values of '.110'and '.1100' included? Is ...
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What is correct Where Clause when using variable and Select By Attribute tool within loop?

I have seen several similar posts related to this technique but I am still having issues. The following script is intended to select all points from one shapefile that are within the boundaries of a ...
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Using attributes of a polygon in one layer to identify polygons in another

So I'm in the process of developing a web application, I am using open source tools so qgis, postgis, play framework for the web app. And I have come across an interesting problem that I'm trying to ...