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Editing is the process of modifying feature geometry, locations, and attributes of spatial data.

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Moving dimension text in ArcMap?

I am labeling a 2-D area with several intersecting dimension labels, and I would like to move the dimension text ('512.64 ft') over to the sides of the polygon to make it easier to interpret. ...
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QGIS automatic editing: create point at start and end nodes of polylines

For network consistency issues every polyline in layer A must have a point in layer B at start and end nodes. Lately we've realized our network editors usually forget to add this points to layer B so ...
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QGIS edit toggle does not work with ANY layers I bring in (as shapefile)

I bring in polygon as Shapefiles and they display, I can select, all looks well. However the toggle edit is ALWAYS greyed out. If I make a new layer with features in it, the toggle edit is fine. ...
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Features disappear during editing in ArcMap?

I'm having a problem with editing features within a file geodatabase. After drawing a feature and saving it, the feature will disappear from the data frame and the attribute table simultaneously. If I ...
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Adding Polygon to shapefile of particular area from Excel?

I have Excel data in which polygon number is given, in correspondence to that there is particular Area given. I have 5000 to these entries. Now in the shape file, we have to edit every polygon and add ...
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Load .osm changefile to my local database

I've successfully created a local tileserver on Ubuntu 18.04, now I need to edit the map I've uploaded on database. I created my own .osc change file from openstreetmap editor's iD and I need to put ...
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Can you save a project using an ArcGIS Online Web App as a user without an account?

Once I make my web app publicly accessible, is there a way for users to save a project they're working on? For example, an agricultural planning adviser is making a map of a farm they're visiting. ...
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Undoing Operation while editing in ArcMap with Python Add-ins?

Using ArcPy Add-ins, I can issue a message, but I don’t understand how to cancel or undo deleting an object. Is it possible? class ControlUniq(object): """Implementation for addin1_addin....
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Editing start vertex of multiple elements synchronously using QGIS?

I have 20 or so sight line elements (2-vertex lines) which have their start vertex at a single point - a point element in another layer. If I move that start point, how can I move all 20 concurrent ...
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Extra vertices being added to polyline during ArcMap editing of shapefile?

I have a layer of multiple polylines each of which had some vertices. While editing vertices in ArcMap 10.5.1, all lines have become features with too many vertices. Does anyone know what is the ...
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Don't allow to save edits in the table untill the field will be populated in ArcGIS with pythonaddins

I have a table and some fields there(OBJECTID, UN_ID, for example).Table is not empty. how to prevent an edit session from stopping or saving until the field will be filled. I wrote an extension ...
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Recover lost polygons from shapefile in QGIS

I've committed a newbie error it seems in GQIS with a polygon shapefile. I wanted to remove about 15 of the 210 polygons, and put those 15 in another file. I made a duplicate of the polygon ...
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Adding vertices at a centerline node not working in QGIS3

I've recently installed QGIS 3.4. Earlier today, my vertex tool showed a virtual node at the center of line segments (as it should with the new node tool). This is no longer showing while editing the ...
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Limit users' editing privileges by attribute and role

I have a feature class in an Oracle 12c geodatabase. The feature class has a type column. The column has a coded domain. I would like to limit user's ability to edit the features based on the type ...
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Editing multiple feature classes contained in feature dataset using ArcMap?

I have two feature classes contained inside a file geodatabase feature dataset. One is point and one is polygon. When I turn on editing mode for one of them, the other is editable as well. Assuming ...
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Snapping to vertex plane while editing in ArcMap?

Occasionally when I edit a new polygon feature I want to finish one side of it exactly where it meets the plane of an existing vertex of another feature (in order to create a 90 degree angle to that ...
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Using Join Field more than once in ArcGIS Pro ModelBuilder?

I have a model where I'm trying to aggregate the zonal sums of a set of ~30 rasters into attributes on a shapefile of country boundaries. Ideally my model would create a new field in the country ...
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New records not showing

I am trying to edit a layer that's stored in a file geodatabase on a shared server. While editing, the "General function failure" message appeared for said layer and a number of the features ...
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Snapping to sketch' vertices while editing in QGIS?

I'm trying to digitize buildings in QGIS and encountered a problem: after digitizing several vertices in a sketch, I want to place my final vertex in accordance with the first one - i.e 'square and ...
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Unable to edit data in feature dataset? [closed]

When I click on Start Editing button following error occurs: Could not edit the data in the folder or database you selected. The featureclass is currently in load-only mode. What do I need to do ...
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Voronoi Diagram on a given polygon using QGIS

I am trying to create a Voronoi Diagram on a specific polygon, but there is some issue when dealing with edges. Here is how I do it: Preparing the points for Voronoi and the polygon for the diagram ...
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Buffer option not available to select in Editor menu of ArcMap?

I need to use the Buffer in the Editor menu of ArcMap, but it is unavailable. What is the problem?
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Cannot rollback changes when adding features to QGIS layer

I am testing a script that add features from one *.shp file to another. But also I need to wait for user to save or discard changes. But it seems that adding features from script using dataProvider() ...
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Unable edit anything in geodatabase using ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap 10.5.1. A client sent me a geodatabase (Project.gdb) and asked me to update/add shapefiles and information in the attribute tables. I can start Editing but shapefiles in the ...
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My work closed and now I cannot see the Temporary Scratch Layers [duplicate]

This is my first project on QGIS 3.6.1. Over night my computer restarted and updated itself closing my QGIS work.. I created two separate Temporary Scratch Layers and frequently saved it on my ...
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Morphing Polygons using ArcMap? [duplicate]

We recently migrated from ArcMap 9.3 to 10.6.1. Since migrating we are experiencing issues with polygons changing after we hit finish sketch. This usually happens when there are curves or indents ...
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AutoCAD Map/Civil 3D Feature Data Object (FDO) layer displays but is no longer editable

Just over a week ago, one of our main GIS layers became uneditable. Our GIS layers are connected to AutoCAD Civil 3D (Fig.3) via an SQL Server Spatial Connection in the Task Pane. We were able to edit ...
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Using feature templates for other layers than original to change target layer in ArcMap?

I was wondering if there is, in ArcMap 10.6, any way to use feature templates in a different layer than the one they where created for. I have around 10 layers with similiar atribute tables (same ...
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Open a mutliband raster, edit values in one of the bands, and overwrite the raster using Python/Rasterio?

I have numerous multiband rasters (36 band) in which preserving the band order is important for future processing. One of the bands often contains erroneous data and I'd like to be able to change all ...
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Updating Georeferenced Imagery?

I created a photomerged aerial image in Photoshop and i need to update a small section but, don't want to georeference the entire thing all over again. How can i replace the imagery? I am not ...
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What would cause editing capability difference for same geodatabase connections?

In ArcMap 10.5.1, from Computer 'A', I am receiving a 'no editable feature layers' error when trying to edit feature class 'X' that is in a SQL Server Geodatabase. However, I am able to edit feature ...
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ArcGIS WFS-T(Transactional) Service not able to edit in QGIS

I have published as WFS-T(Transactional) Service for Enterprise data of one Feature class through ArcMap 10.6. Using that WFS URL I have connected in QGIS 3.6 as WFS connection, I can see the data. ...
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Editing and saving CSV file to use in plugin for QGIS?

For using in a plugin (PS Time Series Viewer), I want to edit a CSV file in the way plugin wants. Somehow I think there's a problem with the CSV file. I would like to tell you all my steps because I ...
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How to remove narrow polygon dangles

Using QGIS v 3.4.4. I have a polygon layer in which some shapes have a very narrow extension that i would like to remove. Unless zoomed in these extensions appear as dangles but when zoomed right in ...
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Adding non GPS information to project?

I am a volunteer groundsman at a small golf club. I had our reticulation GPS located. I have added the GPS locations to a georeferenced image, all good. What I want to do now is add new sprinklers to ...
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Adding points to osm file in QGIS [duplicate]

I have downloaded an osm file from Geofabrik download server and opened this .osm.pbf-file in QGIS. So there are 5 classes - lines, multiline strings, multipolygons, other_relations, and points. I ...
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Problems with QGIS3 Vertex editor

I'm having trouble adding new vertex using the QGIS3 Vertex Editor - I'm using QGIS version 3.4.1-Madeira. I tried following the instructions provided in answer to a previous question 'How does ...
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Adding new features to selection list using PyQGIS?

The code written by Joseph answering to the question Features to stay selected by default in QGIS? layer = qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer() # Use active layer def select(featureAdded): layer....
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Searching locations in any ArcGIS Basemaps?

I am wondering if it is possible to search locations in the basemap that is used as a background map in my project or whether I can add any searchable layer (such as it happens in Google Maps?). The ...
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Editing attributes of a GeoJSON in Leaflet

I have a map in which I'm trying to create the capabilities of adding new features and editing attributes of new and existing features. I have managed to make the feature editable but I want people to ...
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Recovering accidental edits through ArcGIS Pro Version Changes window?

We have a situation with our ArcSDE where features were accidentally deleted inside a version and we would like to recover those changes. We cannot undo edits because they were saved in a previous ...
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My digitizing lines keep disappearing

I am having a really hard time digitizing roads in a map for an assignment in my GIS course. I follow the steps, I open editor, snapping, I open a window to create a new feature. But when I start ...
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Performing localized raster edits using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I have a raster image of water depth, float point values 1-15, in a very small area some erroneous values are in the raster with values of 100 - 375. I'm looking for a repeatable work flow in ArcMap ...
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How to auto populate feature attribute values for new polygon (B) from parent layer (A) where B is made over layer A?

Is there any way in QGIS where we can auto populate new layer feature_attributes from parent layer? We have layer A as . It has attributes including: f_id, class_name, class_type, r_total. We now ...
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Raster Editor in QGIS

I found two Raster Editors. The first one is Serval Plugin and another one is Editor Raster in SCP of QGIS. Editor Raster is working not well for me and Serval can edit only single pixel per time. ...
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Editing polygon layer and snapping to another layer using ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap, and i've got two large polygon layers that are of the same area (Canada). One layer is made up of 2,500 polygons, the other is 14. when I clip (using one of the 14 layers) I will ...
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Initiating Edit Session when opening Python Toolbox?

I initially posted a question regarding the use of the GpFeatureRecordSetLayer Parameter in a Python Toolbox I am creating. Original Question: Using GPFeatureRecordSetLayer in Python Toolbox for ...
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Feature templates do not change when using LYR file and PostgreSQL?

We just started migrating from SQL Server to a PostgreSQL Server for production. Traditionally, we load a LYR file containing all of our symbology, then point it to our new GDB on the SQL Server. If ...
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Deleting portion of raster using ArcMap?

How do I delete a portion of a raster image using ArcMap? Attaching the raster image and the portion to delete.
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Refreshing Versioned Feature Class using ArcObjects?

I have a FeatureClass A. This Feature Class is Versioned. User X has a tool open, that reads records from this Feature Class, by clicking a refresh button. The refresh button code is basically a ...