Questions tagged [attachments]

in this context the term attachments refers to ArcGIS attachments, which provide a flexible way to manage additional information that is related to features. Attachments are similar to hyperlinks but multiple files can be associated with a feature, attached files are stored in the geodatabase.

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Exporting multiple Photo Attachments from single feature and renaming them using ArcPy

I have a file geodatabase with survey data regarding waterbodies. Each point/waterbody has 2 to 4 photo attachments that correspond to the specific point. I found a script online that will connect the ...
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Showing attachments in popups using Arcade with ArcGIS Online

I'm trying to follow the instructions in Show Attachments in Pop-ups with Arcade Expressions I want to show the first attachment in a popup in ArcGIS Online and to do that I need to obtain the first ...
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Copy attachments from one gdb to another

I have two GDB files with similar data at the attrib but slightly different geometry. However, one has an attachments of photos and one does not. I would like to copy the attachments from one to the ...
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Using Google Drive to host thousands of photos for ArcGIS Online

I am wondering about using Google Drive for 3000+ photo attachments in ArcGIS Online (AGOL) pop ups.  I have an asset inventory with about 1250 records. Each record has three photos that are currently ...
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Creating an Attachment Match Table when file names are not an exact match to key field

I have a bunch of files to attach to lines, most lines have one file but a couple have multiple. When the files were created they were given an extra space at the end. With the space in the file name ...
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Running Model on Feature Class with Attachments Enabled

I have a question regarding ArcGIS ModelBuilder. I've created a model that calculates a few fields. It runs flawlessly when attachments are NOT enabled on the feature class. However, I need the ...
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How to Download Image attachments (Survey123) - using GlobalID in the image filename (Python)

I would like to use the GlobalID in the filename, so that I can link the data (collected on Survey123_ with the relevant image(s), outside ArcGIS. I can see that this has be done with Python, but I ...
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Including attachment photographs in map series

I have a database with points and their attached photographs. I am creating map series in ArcGIS Pro to create a figure of each point. In addition to an aerial view and some dynamic text attributes, I ...
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Relating attachment table files using field other than ObjectID in ArcMap

In ArcMap 10.8.1: I created attachments on a feature class (FC) and added multiple photos to each polygon in that FC, viewable on the related attachment table. When I needed to create an updated FC ...
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Join feature class from ArcGIS Online with attachments to feature class in file geodatabase

I created a basic structure survey web map for Collector. My mistake was not assigning a GlobalID to the feature class before pushing to ArcGIS Online. Approximately 2,000 structures were inspected ...
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Relating, Joining, or attaching photos to a point layer

I have a number of historic aerial images that I am attempting to georeference or at a minimum attached to a point file so I can display them when hyperlinks are activated. I have a point layer that ...
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Matching/Joining Photos to two fields and a fuzzy time

I have a directory with around 100,000 images sorted by the crew that took the photo and the time it was uploaded. I also have a master spreadsheet with the dates the images were taken, the camera's ...
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Changing PDF links to attachments

I have PDF links currently in my SDE database. I need to change them to geodatabase attachments. I have already enabled attachments in the layer needed. Is there a way to copy these links to the ...
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QField - create a form for multiple, 1:n photos

I have read the QField support on how to add a series of pictures to a feature. I've also read other threads and GIS Stack Exchange questions and answers on this: e.g., Setting QField for 1:n photos. ...
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Retrieving attachment table previously created during geoprocessing and renaming attachments using ModelBuilder, ArcPy and ArcGIS Pro

I've created a model in ModelBuilder (ArcGIS Pro 2.7.2) and I'm trying to retrieve an attachment table created previously in the model using feature class to feature class. I'd then like to run the ...
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ArcGIS: deleting features with attachments

I cannot find this information anywhere on ArcGIS official documentation, but if a feature that contains attachments is deleted, will the attachments be deleted as well? Or will they be left orphaned? ...
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ArcGIS Pro - Rename attachments in attachment table based on relationship field

I'm looking for a Python 3/Aracade script to field calculate ATT_NAME in an attachment table based off of the REL_GLOBALID. So where REL_GLOBALID is {67CECF26-9BE8-4E37-9408-3BC156DA51C0}, I'd like to ...
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Export Attachments using Python script to modify file name [ArcGIS Desktop 10.8.1]

I'm trying to export photo attachments from a railroad crossings dataset taken with ArcGIS Collector, and would like to customize the naming convention so that the file name contains the crossing ...
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Displaying reference pictures to a varying value in QField

While developing a QField project for forestry inventories, I aim at displaying botany board related to the current selected species selected in a scrolling-menu for field operator. It should be used ...
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How is the CONTENT_TYPE attribute populated in attachment tables in ArcGIS?

When you enable attachments on a table or feature class, there are a number of fields that get created in the attachment table. ATTACHMETNID, REL_GLOBALID, CONTENT_TYPE, ATT_NAME, DATA_SIZE, DATA, ...
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Renaming Attachments

So I've been trying to download and re-name my attachments. I have been successful on ArcMap HOWEVER, the python tool I've been able to use only downloads one attachment per datapoint. I have multiple ...
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How to attach pictures saved in relative path

I have a QGIS project saved under G:\USER\xyz\projects\QGIS.qgz In the same folder is a subfolder Pictures. My layer contains a column with the picture names (For example: 101.jpg). The picture 101....
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Adding Image Attachments to ArcGIS Pro Report

I am trying to create a report that includes image attachments for each point in my feature class using ArcGIS Pro 2.4. I found some documentation explaining how to do it in Desktop using the Report ...
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Adding Images/Attachments to Survey123 in Inbox

Project Background: I have a spreadsheet of existing assets that I will be inspecting in an upcoming site visit. I uploaded the Existing Assets CSV file to AGOL to create a feature layer. A PDF of the ...
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Add Attachments tool failing for some features

In ArcMap 10.5, I have a feature class in a personal geodatabase, with Attachments Enabled. I have made a match table linking the feature class to the folder where are the photos are stored that I ...
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QGIS- Widget Photo Attachment do not show photo (small pix)

I have attached photos with their file path in the column. And I have set the height and width of the photo. but it does not work to show the photo on the attribute table. and this is when I show ...
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ArcGIS Pro Layer to KML With Multiple Images Per Feature Only Displays One Image in Google Earth

Question: Why is it that when I use Layer to KML in ArcGIS Pro 2.4.1 I can only view one image per feature on Google Earth Pro? All the attachments are listed inside the popup on GE, but the links for ...
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ArcGIS Collector with ArcGIS Portal webmap failing on attachments

I have a web map that has been created on ArcGIS Portal. Our Portal is federated. The feature layer (service) and web map have all the required settings based on the documentation of ArcGIS Collector ...
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esri/dijit/editing/AttachmentEditor use proxy when viewing attachments

I'm trying to figure out why the ArcGIS JavaScript API AttachmentEditor does not use a proxy when viewing attachments. I have my proxy set up correctly, and it uses it in every other situation but ...
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Merge two feature layers that include photos in ArcGIS Online?

I have 3 users in ArcGIS Online that students were using to collect data via Survey123 app throught a smiliar survey. They mapped points in a certain area including a photo for each point. In each ...
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Which file types does ArcGIS Online support when adding feature attachments?

I know ArcGIS Desktop allows you to add any file type, whereas ArcGIS Online allows you to add specific file types as attachments. Is the list of supported ArcGIS Online file types documented?
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How to rename an attachment when using ArcGIS Collector for Android?

I am using ArcGIS Collector for Android, v 18.0.3 Build 1033 and I don't see a way to rename attachments in the field. Is this possible from within the Collector application? Or do I need to save ...
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Extracting image attachments from geodatabase with image names according to attributes in certain field using ArcPy?

I have data from the field survey using Survey123 for ArcGIS in the geodatabase format. I want to extract all attachments from the geodatabase. I want the name of the image in the extraction to follow ...
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Exporting images attached to a geodatabase using QGIS

I have an ESRI file geodatabase that was exported from their survey123 app, and the geodatabase has images attached to it. I do not use ArcGIS, and was wondering how to export them from QGIS with ...
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ArcGIS Portal attachments broken

I'm having issues with my portal enterprise 10.6 setup. I have a feature service which was created using Survey123. It all worked fine but one day all attachments have gone missing and if I checked ...
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Update Attachments in a File Geodatabase dynamically

I am working in ArcGIS 10.5 in a file geodatabase. I have a polygon feature class that currently has pdf attachments for various features. Periodically, the folder that contains the pdfs gets ...
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Attachment match table attaching too many files

I'm having a problem correctly generating a match file for a folder of pdfs. The pdfs all have numeric file names - 10.pdf, 58.pdf, 586.pdf, 587.pdf, etc. The feature class where the files are getting ...
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Can shapefiles have image attachments?

I know feature classes inside a File geodatabase or personal geodatabase can have attachments enabled. Can a shapefiles have image attachments?
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Attach Images to new points when within a Portal for ArcGIS Web App

I am currently creating an application within Portal for ArcGIS with the aim of allowing users to add point data location and attach images to the newly added point data. Currently. within this App I ...
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Parsing text in feature class attachments

Is there any way to parse text in feature class attachments using ArcGIS Desktop? I have a feature class with ~60,000 features, all of which have an associated .pdf file. I would like to query the ...
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Add attachment to feature service feature issue

I have a feature service that contains a number of features for which I want to allow the attaching of files/images etc. The layer is editable and it has attachments enabled, both as a property on the ...
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Uploading Attachment > 10 MB to ArcGIS Online Hosted Feature Service?

Has anyone had success uploading an attachment larger than 10 MBs to an ArcGIS Online hosted feature service? I know that this is not possible via a web browser. I'm trying to upload a video (.mp4)...
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How does ArcGIS Handle Multiple Instances of the Same Attachment Across Different Features?

I am considering enabling attachments in several different feature classes. Our Enterprise Geodatabase represents as-built pipeline system features, such as joints of pipe, welds, and valves. What I ...
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Attachment from Data Driven Pages - Name Filter

We are using data driven pages to create a large series of figures. We used Collector in the field to collect features with data and attachments. To display the attachments for each feature, we use ...
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Viewing photo attachments in ArcGIS Pro

I usually use ArcMap to display photo attachments in a point layer. If I click the point with the HTML Popup tool, it displays a small photo corresponding to the point and I can click on it to open it ...
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Creating Match Table using ArcPy gives ERROR 000090: Error creating table, workspace may be read-only?

I am creating an attachment table linking attachments from my local PC, saved in "C:\Temp\Match" to a Featureclass housed in a SDE Database on our GIS Server. I can run the ...
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Can I query in ArcGIS Online for features that have attachments

I have a feature service in ArcGIS Online that has attachments enabled. We upload photos of sidewalk trip hazards that have been painted by the city. I have several queries setup with the Query ...
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Making ArcGIS Attachments compulsory (required) for each feature added?

Is there a way to make attachments compulsory. That is, each time a user adds a new point or record, they have to include an attachment. I am exploring the Relationship class (Changing rules within it)...
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Exporting attachments from FGDB and populating field with picture path

I am trying to export attachments from fGDB and populate fields with the picture link path. I created a script following these instructions http://support.esri.com/en/technical-article/000014520 ...
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Copying attachments to new feature class

I'm trying to bring attachments from a feature class to a new feature class (using all the same attributes). My problem with the old feature class is I've had to reorder the fields. I have figured out ...
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