To join the attributes from one spatial data layer to another

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QGIS equivalent for ArcMap join for purpose of distances from points to polygon?

It is relatively easy to calculate distances from points to a polygon in ArcMap by doing a join and selecting the option for creating a field containing the minimum distance information. i.e. it ...
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Collapsing the multi-row output of a one-to-many spatial join to single-row (arcmap 10.1)

I'm working with TIGER data, looking at the relationships among incorporated places and counties. Not all places are completely contained by counties; some do span multiple counties. In the final ...
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Why might Spatial Join appear to produce incorrect values?

I'm trying to do a spatial join of a point file (created from a raster) to a polygon (target), where I am joining the GRID_CODE value from the point to the polygon. I've tried a variety of ...
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geopandas spatial join extremely slow

I am using the code below to find a country (and sometimes state) for millions of GPS points. The code currently takes about one second per point, which is incredibly slow. The shapefile is 6 MB. I ...
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Spatial Join - Grid Containing Points, Display Highest Value Only

Sorry if this has been answered--I couldn't find anything specific to my question, however. I have a polygon grid layer and a point layer which contains numerical values (1-4) I want to use a ...
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Spatial join using FME

I have two data sets, one is a polygon data set (Norwegian counties) and the other is points (roadkill incidence data). I want to do a spatial join where the points dataset inherits attributes (name/...
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Join line to multiple points

I took some ASCII files and created points with attributes. I am trying to join the line features to these but a simple join function will only take the one that is closest. Is there a way to perhaps ...
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arcpy: join feature class (one to one) and get feature id of each joined object

I am currently spatial joining two feature classes like this arcpy.SpatialJoin_analysis(target_features,join_features,output_features, join_operation="JOIN_ONE_TO_ONE", ...
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Spatial Join of 2 line layers offset by minuscule amount

Let's say I have 2 line layers (green & red, in the image below) and I need to transfer attributes from one layer (red) to another (green) by doing a Spatial Join. The layers are identical, but ...
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Produce a list of polygons that a line crosses

I have a polyline feature class and a polygon feature class. What I want to do is add a field to the lines that lists all polygons that touch the line. This is effectively performing a select-by-...
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Update column/Join in QGIS similar Mapinfo

Looking somewhat similar to UPDATE COLUM option ( for join) MapInfo in QGIS. This exists ?
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How to do spatial join in FME by preferring points with same attribute

First of all, I'm new to FME, but I'll try to be specific with my question. I have two different shapefiles with point features. These points have information on bridges and overpasses etc. but are ...
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QGIS:joinattributesbylocation gives empty shapefiles and QGIS:joinbylocation does not give summary of all fields

I am trying to make a spatial join to calculate the mean value of many variables (100+ columns) of census tracts by city. In order to do that, I would, in QGIS Desktop, run a spatial join (join ...
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Categorize feature with spatial join

I am working with Arcgis 10.3 and currently this problem keeps me awake at night. I import a csv file into ARCGIS with XY-coordinates and the Age of a person. I create a feature class which i later ...
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Alphabetical Sort within a Record

I am performing a union on a polygon feature class with multiple overlapping polygons. Each of the records in the resulting feature class can be thought of as "unique area" polygons made up of the ...
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How to do a one-to-many Spatial Join/Query in QGIS

Does anyone know if it's possible to do a 'one to many' spatial join based on distance in QGIS? The "Join Attributes By Location" under ->Vector->Data Management Tools is very limited... Just to be ...
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Join only if one line line intersects buffer. Do not if two

I've got a road network (line features) and a trip of GPS-Points. I want to join attributes from the road network to every point. So for each point i create a buffer. If the buffer intersects with a ...
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ArcMap many-to-many join

I'm working in ArcMap 10 and can move around in R, though am not an expert. I have a shp file and an xlsx file. The shp file is 20,221 rows and includes a field GID (grid ID) which is not unique ...
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spatial join based on field

it's my first time that I'm posting here and I hope, that somebody can help me. I already tried to find the solution for my problem in any of the previous answers for similar problems, but none of it ...
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Is there a limit to the amount of data in a spatial join in QGIS?

I am using Quantum GIS and trying to spatially join a point grid with polygons that are overlapping. If I get the sum of intersecting features, then I can get a good raster value. Well, every time I ...
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Spatial Join Python Command to summarize attributes

I am trying to run the Spatial Join function through the python shell in ArcGIS 10. When you do the point-and-click method of spatial join, you are given a tool window with an option that asks "How ...
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Conflating two road networks

I have two line feature classes representing the same roads. Their geometries are only crudely similar, while their attributes are totally different. I am trying to add the attributes of one feature ...
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Performing spatial join on existing feature class?

I have feature classes containing points (Events) and polygons (Sectors). I want to add a new field to the Events FC to store a field from the Sectors FC. The Events FC would be the Target Features ...
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Create frequency polygon from overlapping features in another polygon

Mac 10.9.5; QGIS 2.8.4-Wien; history and unioned data, in GDA94, zone 55 here. I have a polygon of fire history with a number of overlapping features. I want to create a new polygon for fire ...
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ArcGIS Spatial Join - “contains part of” match option

I would like to perform a spatial join using a (non-existent) "contains part of" match option. i.e. I want the join to include any and all polygons that overlap, not just touch at the edge. None of ...
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Spatial Join Field Mapping in ArcPy?

I know there already are posts about this subject, I tried to derive a solution for my own problem but the code for field mapping is very complex to me. I have a Raster 100x100m and point layers that ...
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How can QGIS Field Calculator sum values from a spatially joined table?

Can the Field Calculater be used to sum values from a related table via a Spatial Join? I have two vector polygon layers A and B, each with a numerical column VALUES. I want to update VALUES in ...
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Spatial and Non Spatial join

I have a shapefile with a number of weed control blocks as polygons. They each have a unique block id number. I am trying to join a non spatial csv file which has multiple entries for each block over ...
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fit point with raster data figure out those points belong to, and add column and row to represent it in ArcGIS 10.2.2

I have an X-Y point data file, with which has latitude and longitude. I'd like to be fit it with the raster data, then add column and row data on the X-Y point data file. first i created the attribute ...
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Extremely slow processing time to map lat/lon data onto census shapefile with ArcPy?

I am a newcomer to ArcGIS and Python so I would greatly appreciate any and all input on this issue. What I am trying to do is very simple: map 400K business locations using lat/lon coordinates onto a ...
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Is there a work-around for a completely_within spatial join in ArcGIS? This is bugged (confirmation by Esri Inc)

I tried to perform a 1-to-many spatial join between polygons (target feature) and lines (join features) to join the lines that are completely covered by a polygon to that polygon. (the polygon is ...
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ArcMap's Join and symbology

I'm still new into the GIS World, and here's what i'm trying to achieve , i have Yemen administrative shapfile with list of governments, and districts,i also have an excel file with a list of migrants ...
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Why is “Join Attributes by Location” reporting different CRS (and running forever)

I have a point feature layer with ~240,000 parcel centroids. I have a second feature layer containing ~9000 subdivision polygons. I want to assign the name of the associated subdivision as a new field ...
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problem using qgis spatial join in a python script or modeler : no results [closed]

I'm trying to create polygons from points layers. Each layer contains one point to avoid troubles due to superposition of polygons. I detailed the context here : How can I add output vector to a list ...
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Update Join Attributes by Location

I have a shapefile with points, and a shapefile with polygons. I want to sum the attribute value of all points that are contained in a polygon, and I'd like to do this for each polygon in my dataset. ...
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Spatial Join Hangs on Two Specific Shapefiles in QGIS 2.8

I have successfully done spatial joins with QGIS many times. However, with two shapefiles QGIS hangs or never seems to complete. (I’ve let the process run for over two hours.) I’ve tried all the ...
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Intersect, Spatial Join?: One Line crossing Multiple Polygons, assigned wrong attribute

I am looking for any possible solutions to a problem I am encountering with ArcGIS. I am using census block groups (CBG) to assign streets an income level value based on their location within the ...
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split points evenly to neighboring polygons?

I have a crime location data set, containing geocoded crime location points that have been geocoded to streets and street interactions. I also have a census tract shpfile. What I would like to do is ...
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QGIS spatial join - join all features, not just one

I'm trying to do a spatial join of a feature on a polygon layer (p1) that intersects with two features of another polygon layer (p2)) via QGIS. What I want: get the attributes of both features of p2 (...
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Joined Attributes not recognized in mean coordinates

I am trying to find mean coordinates of a shapefile to which I have joined a csv file for population attributes, but these will not show. I'm working with county data of each US state based on the ...
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Spatial join with multiple intersecting features

I have a polygon dataset representing pavement areas broken up by year of construction and a roads centerline dataset that contains values for remaining service life (RSL). I want to spatially join ...
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How to link polygon features in one layer to polygon features in another, using largest overlap in QGIS or GRASS [duplicate]

I have two polygon layers: the first one contains small land lots (green in the image), the second one contains large zones (the purple line in the image attached separates 2 such zones). I want to ...
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CRS problem: not recognizing the CRS of shapefiles to be the same for all [closed]

I'm attempting to aggregate (average) the attributes a point layer to polygon attributes (i.e. block groups and counties) via a spatial join. Both the points and polygons are in the same projection - ...
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How do I select Census Block Groups inside a Zip code?

Long time listener, first time caller. I already have my data imported, problem is my SELECT statements aren't yielding the results I'm looking for. I specifically need all the Block Group ...
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Near/Spatial Join picking wrong polyline segment as closest? [closed]

I have a set of points near a street centerline. I need to find the perpendicular point on the street centerline, and use their x y instead of the GPS information of the original points. I tried Near ...
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Trouble with polygon to polygon “Join attributes by location”

I have two polygon vector layers - one of census tracts and one of water bodies. I would like to join a particular attribute from the water bodies table to each census tract, with the output being the ...
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Automatic attribution of one layer from another based on spatial relationship?

I have two layers with a 1:many relationship. Working within ArcMap, I'd like to have that relationship somehow formalized so that when I add a new feature to the child layer, it automatically gets ...
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How to join attributes of donut polygon to hole polygon in ArcGIS?

First of all I'm completely new to the realm of GIS and ArcGIS. Basically I need a reliable way to determine a donut hole's containing donut for a few hundred thousand polygons (where the donut holes ...
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Intersect two layers and get resulting features

I have X layers on a map and I need to intersect chosen layers (two per time) and color resulting features. I'm trying to get this code working // get first feature (index 0) ESRI.ArcGIS.ADF.Web....
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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 ...