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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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Save all image or photo from attachment attribute table from ArcMap

How to save/export all image from attachment attribute table ArcMap, not save one by one?
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Opening network folder in Windows file explorer using QGIS

Among the attributes of a layer, I have a "PERCORSO_CARTELLA_SP" field that points to a SharePoint network folder. In QGIS 3.28.15, I can open the folder with Win10's file explorer using the ...
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Image fails to dispalyed in QGIS Popup window

I can view the image path from attribute table but I can't view the image in popup. I can see the image using the identify feature option in toolbar. But I need to display the image in popup as a user ...
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Export attachments from geodatabase and create table with photo path in FME

I have a geodatabase that has feature classes with attachments (__ATTACH and __ATTACHREL). I would like to use FME to extract the attachments (photos) from each feature class, save the photo in a ...
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QGIS - Attachment with a photo in the attributes does not show the photo and the button to open the file dialog

I received a QGIS map project with data that I needed to update. So I chose the Change data source layer and selected the updated data. Now I'm supposed to continue updating the data, but the upload ...
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Exporting multiple Photo Attachments from single feature with ArcPy

How do I output a file with a counter for multiple attachments to one feature? Below works very well for me but only for one attachment per feature. import arcpy from arcpy import da import os #...
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Renaming Attachments based on field value in related table using ArcGIS Pro

I have an inspections database which includes a feature class with attached photos from the inspections for each feature. The inspectors have not been renaming the photos when they take them to ...
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Pull EXIF photo data for ArcGIS Pro Reports

I was hoping to create a Report in ArcGIS Pro that could take photo EXIF information from an attachment and add it to the report. Similar to how Survey123 report does it with the ${picture|getValue:”...
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Adding more than one attachment to point layer in ArcGIS Online

I have been requested to modify a point layer to allow attachments for photos, and ideally add more than one attachment for photos over time. For example, when revisiting a site the following year the ...
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ArcMap - Project feature with attachments

I am trying to project a feature class in ArcMap using a project tool and I have hundreds of attachments files included in this feature class, When I project the data the new feature class does not ...
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Arcade expression that selects the nth element in a dynamic table attribute based on map series rows

I have a map series layout that displays all the photo attachments associated with each feature in a line feature class, housed in a file geodatabase. This line feature class is the index layer of the ...
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Editing Web Map attachments

I have editing permission for a web map created by a GIS analyst who is no longer with my company. It is located in an enterprise portal and uses feature service layers that are also in the portal. I'...
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Appending two online features and keeping the attachments in ArcGIS Pro

I need append two online features and keep the attachments. The process consists of putting 12000 images in 4000 points, but if two features have different attachments and I need to keep both. I tried ...
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Purpose of 'Attachment Directories' field in QField

In QGIS, what does the 'Attachment Directories' field in the QField section of Configure Project do, and where has the Photo Naming tag gone? Using QGIS 3.26.3 and QField 2.5.2-6, I've been trying to ...
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In QGIS/QField, how to maintain photo attachments in a sister directory to a project? (Or, possibly, why this is a Bad Idea)

In order to not have to copy all the photos for my project every time I synchronise (which is beginning to take a significant amount of time), I would like to keep them in a separate folder, perhaps ...
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Adding several attachments to one feature in QGIS

I want to add several files (for instance JPEG, DWG, PNG, etc.) as attachments in one polygon attribute field. I created a new field with widget Type - Attachment. But it allows adding only one file ...
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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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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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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 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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