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How do I copy all the attributes of a polyline in the attribute table represented by a row to a different polyline in a different row in the attribute table?

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In the above figure, all the attributes of ID 1301 has to be copied and pasted to ID 1388.

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    nice and dirty way... copy and paste 1301 (creating duplicate). marge the created polygon with 1388. then edit and remove duplicated area... did I mention time consuming? I am sure there is some more efficient way.
    – ChrisL
    Apr 6, 2017 at 15:43

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This is the quickest solution so far.

In the Editing mode.

Select and copy the attributes in the Attributes Tab.

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Paste the attribute to the target entity.

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Later delete the one that you dont want.

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  • I can't believe I didn't now this tip after years of using arcgis :D
    – gisnside
    Apr 7, 2017 at 7:32
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You could merge both entities (via the Editor toolbar/menu) and keep the attributes of the upper one (make sure you are choosing the right one !).

merge

If multipart features is a problem, you can still single part it again after, it will recreate 2 rows with identical values.

explode

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  • but these 2 entities have 2 different shape which I dont want to get merged. I want the one of the shape to be deleted.
    – pnkjmndhl
    Apr 6, 2017 at 15:50
  • The solution from @pnkjmndhl is the best then :)
    – gisnside
    Apr 7, 2017 at 7:31

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