Acronym for Structured Query Language. A syntax for retrieving and manipulating data from a relational database.

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Looping on the Select_analysis tool

Im trying to perform a loop on the Select_Analysis tool in Arcgis. Code looks like this: inputfile = open("locality.txt", 'r') # locality.txt is a txt file of locality names loc_list = [] for line in ...
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What is the MS SQL Spatial syntax for counting points within polygons? [duplicate]

All, What I'm trying to do is this: Count points within polygons There are thousands of points and maybe 2 dozen polygons Get a list back of the 2 dozen polygons by name and the count of points ...
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How to select all points within a circle in PostGIS?

I have set of points in a PostGIS Table (Type Geometry). Now, I need to filter points that lie in a circle with a center (C) and radius (R)! I expect C to be of type Point or Coordinates.. R to be ...
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SQL Spatial: MakeValid() splits a polygon into 3 separate polygons

I am trying to import one of the EPSG (http://www.epsg-registry.org/) area polygons (the polygon with area code 1999) into SQL Spatial. The polygon is in GML format and covers the southern hemisphere ...
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Html search box input with SQL

How can I go about adding a html search bar that the user can use to search an attribute field for a polygon layer, and then tie that input into the SQL statement. So far I am able to hard code the ...
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How to convert Geometry type column to degree Minutes Second in SQL Server 2008 R2

I have shape column of type geometry and I want to convert X and Y coordinates into Degree Minutes Second format using SQL query and i am using sql server 2008 R2. Currently I got Lat and long using ...
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Trouble formatting SQL expression for where clause in “Search layer by attribute” arcpy function

I am trying to pass a variable into a where clause in the "Search Layer by Attribute" arcpy function. I cannot seem to figure out the correct format for the SQL expression so that the function reads ...
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Merge lines with the same 'name' attribute on QGIS?

I have a shapefile with a few thousand lines, each is a street segment. I'd like to merge all features with the same 'streetName' attribute into a single attribute. I only really care about the name ...
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Change polygon “handedness” for SQL 2008

I have a few hundred shapes (polygons and multipolygons) each consisting of tens of thousands of points that I am trying to get into SQL 2008. Unfortunately, the shapes I have tried to import are ...
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Linked point geometries to linestrings in Spatialite

I have been parsing Canada's radio system frequency open data. It's a single large table per province, containing point geometries for each station callsign. Where a point-to-point link is defined, ...
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Execute SQL in File Geodatabase

Is there a way to execute SQL queries on file geodatabase from Python? I'm looking for the same functionality provided by arcpy.ArcSDESQLExecute for SDE databases. Thanks,
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Building SQL statement in javascript and casting variables as strings

I'm working with Postgres 8.3/PostGIS which is storing some polygons. I'm writing a javascript function which will take in a parameter of a watershed id from another function. The javascript will ...
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oracle search against intersect of a region that covers the whole world doesnt find any records

I am new to Oracle Spatial, I am trying to implement a service that will take coordinates from a map, and search our database to find any geometries that intersect with that map view. I works fine for ...
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SQL Query Remove Multiple Attributes

I'd like to query a street layer by the ownership of the street (State County etc). I know I can do "Road_Auth" <> 'IL' or "Road_Auth" <> 'Kane' and so on. This question Select by ...
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How to add column to versioned ArcSDE 9.3.1 feature class using scripts only?

how to add a column to a versioned arcsde feature class in enterprise geodatabase 9.3.1, using scripts only. I want to give our dba a script to run on production that will add the column. It doesn't ...
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Select by Attributes - If string has a letter

I'm running ArcMap 10.1. I'm using a File Geodatabase. I have a string coordinate field that I want to clean and some records have letters in it (mostly 'N' or 'E' or 'n' or 'e' e.g. '6213210N' or ...
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IQueryFilter where Clause quering two feature class at a time

I need to query two feature class at the same time using IQueryFIlter. For eg - FeatureClass -- A has field OBJECTID FeatureClass -- B has field OBJECTID what i am tring to do is -- IQueryFilter ...
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how to add a raw input to a SQL string?

I have this py script for selecting one point. # Within selected features, select only those points of a chosen value arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management("Stations", "NEW_SELECTION", ' "OID" = ...
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Find the majority area within another area

I have a survey grid overlaid unto several administrative areas. Both are polygon features and I have performed a union on both features in order to determine the areal contribution of the segments ...
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IQueryDescription SQL Query Returning Limited Records

I created a SQL query that is working in SQL Management Studio, but as soon as I transfer the query into ArcMap's IQueryDescription to try and run it with a User Form, the results that I'm getting ...
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How to connect Dotspatial with PostGIS/PosgresSQL database and perform SQL function

I am currently doing a project that needs a GIS front-end interface to visualize geographical objects (road networks), and a back-end geo-spatial database to implement network analysis (SQL based). ...
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pgrouting shortest_path return longest_path

I've got troubles with shortest path function from pgrouting. I try to calculate the shortest path between an address and a bus stop. I first found the nearest road points for the address and the bus ...
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How do I use the SearchCursor where_clause to get a max value from a column?

This is my first time asking a question on StackExchange. I hope I phrase my question and describe my attempts to understand my problem well enough! While working with SearchCursor, I'm trying to ...
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Why isn't my select by attributes query working?

I'm running ArcMap 10.1. I have a point feature class joined to a table and am trying to query a field. If I do [field] = 'TEST', it selects all the fields. But if I do [field] LIKE 'TES%', it ...
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Trigger a python script to run after a row is added to the feature class

I have a Python script which runs on a SDE feature class daily (as a scheduled task). I would actually like this script to run whenever a new row is added to the feature class (data is captured in the ...
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Why is Spatialite showing dates in MM-DD-YYYY format?

I have a table with a dates column that is formatted in MM-DD-YYYY format, as shown in SQL SELECT statements. I'm using Qspatilite (QGIS 1.8) and Spatialite GUI. When I ORDER BY the date column it ...
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query syntax to select every multiple of nn record (shapefile) [duplicate]

I have data like multiples of 40. 40 80 120 160 200 and so on. I would like to label every record that is a multiple of 100. I have tried a couple of methods and cant get them to work either as a ...
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Qgis: Select multiple layers in sql-Filter [closed]

I have a Shape-File with lines of streets. Now I want qgis only to show the categories: Type: primary and Type: secondary and Type: motorway. How do I do this? This doesn't work: "type" = 'primary' ...
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How to merge connected lines with same direction (PostGis)

I am looking for a way to join all lines that are connected, have the same direction, i.e. start point of one is end point of the other, and share some common attributes. In fact, I want to connect ...
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How to trace SQL queries sent by ArcGIS Server (ArcSDE) to Oracle database?

I'd like to generate a log file containing all SQL queries sent by ArcGIS Server (ArcSDE) to Oracle database. Is there a way to do so? I'm using Oracle 11g and ArcGIS Server 10.0 on Windows. ArcSDE is ...
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PostgreSQL, find points near points

I'm going to have a database with a 'people' table and a 'shops' table. I'd like to find all people within 500m of a shop, and details from both tables. I'm used to working with mySQL, but I'm ...
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What are benefits of using ArcGIS with PostgreSQL over simply ArcSDE?

I understand that in order to benefit from ArcGIS spatial datatypes (ST_GEOMETRY, versioned geodatabases etc.) ArcSDE needs to be installed - and with the 10.1 client it is automatically installed ...
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How to get polygons from PostGIS table to PHP array best?

Currently I fetch polygons from a database table using ST_AsText(). The results are in text format, like the following. POLYGON((84 104,212 48,321 122,243 179,275 238,131 240,84 104)) I am not ...
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Geoserver WMST Date Format

There is table in SLQ-Server 2008 R2. In this table i have date column with date format like this 2006-09-08 14:39:41.000. Now i make View from this table on Geoserver side but do nothing wiht date ...
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Cannot insert simple geometry data

I installed PostgreSQL 9.2.4 and PostGIS 2.0.3 on my Windows 8 machine. Then I created a table using phpPgAdmin and added a geometry column using the following statement. SELECT ...
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GDAL SQL syntax to add field an put values

I try to make a new field in my attribute table and put in values from another field after converting from character to integer but can't get the right syntax. I run this as shell-script in MSYS. cd ...
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arcpy: can I use SelectLayerByAttribute to compare fields from joined tables?

I can't figure out the syntax to select table records where one field's value exceeds that of another. The fields are from a pair of table views connected w/AddJoin(). One view is of a fgdb table and ...
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Trying to use an integer in a WHERE clause

I'm trying to use an integer value in a WHERE clause (looking at an integer field). expression = "'SERVICE' = 'Service' " expression = expression + 'AND ' expression = expression + "'GPS_TIME_TOTAL' ...
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Select by attribute expression invalid in python

I'm not sure how my expression is failing. Any ideas? inPoints = "points.shp" i = 0 arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management(inPoints, "pts") arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management("pts", "NEW_SELECTION", ...
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Raster as Attribute Field Error

I'm using Arc 10.1. I am creating a parcel inventory where I would like to have a photo of the property attached as an attribute and view-able with an HTML popup. I have a polygon feature class built ...
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What formula does SQL Server 2008 use in STDistance?

I am analyzing the accuracy of the STDistance function for geographical objects in SQL Server 2008, in order to understand its behaviour better I need to find the underlying formula. Does anyone ...
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How to Export to PDF after zooming to extent of each feature that meets SQL where clause?

I realize that I've asked two similar questions recently, but following suggestions in the comment chain, I'll make this a separate question (separate as it is not the no output problem in ArcPy: ...
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Why does this SQL syntax produce empty feature class with ArcGIS Select_analysis?

I'm working on a script that involves an arcpy.select_analysis function. The problem I have is that when I run the script it produces an empty file. I've verified that the whole thing works when in ...
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How to populate SQL options for parameter in ArcGIS 10 tool?

I'm trying to create a tool where individuals can select a variety of records using a SQL expression that is then passed to a calculation. I can add a parameter under the tool, and select SQL ...
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Plotting large numbers of objects on a chart using R and WKT format

I am retrieving thousands of geometry lines in WKT format from a Microsoft SQL Server database. I would like to plot all of those lines in one map, but I am having some difficulty with the code. How ...
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PostGIS Better ST_Intersects Query

I am currently using the following queries to return all features that intersect a large and complex polygon. I initially tried to use a single ST_Intersect query but because the number of features it ...
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How to create Where Clause from user input via Python list?

I am trying to perform a query based on values in a Python list. The where clause will then be used in an Update Cursor, so that the rows NOT equal to the values in the list will be deleted. This is ...
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Get vector features inside a specific extent

The problem: I have a very large vector layer with many features and a much smaller raster layer in a defined region. I want to get only those vector features which are within the raster layers ...
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SQL Command to convert pgRouting result to GeoJSON

My goal is to produce a Web UI for pgRouting using this tutorial. I have already imported my data from an OSM pBF to PostGIS using osm2po. Using the pgRoutingLayer plugin for QGIS, I was able to ...
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Where Clause problems when all parts are user input variables

I have written some generic user ipnut code for a toolbox script (ArcGIS 10.0) but because everything is a variable I don't know how to write the SQL whereclause. Please can someone help and suggest ...