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

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ArcMap 10.8 and AGOL - Create local copy of Hosted Feature Layer only brings in polygons

I have a hosted Feature Layer with points, lines, and polygons in AGOL that users need to be able to edit in ArcMap 10.8. Editing is enabled at the Feature Layer level and there are no identifiable ...
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Hide label while editing in QGIS

When I edit a feature in QGIS and it has a label, it shows up and is often in the way so that I can't choose to place the vertex there (under the label - see example in picture - white label ...
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What causes the QField error message 'unable to save'?

I cannot seem to find any information about this particular error message. When trying to add a point feature in QGIS, I receive the message 'Unable to save' (see screenshot). I have tried to find ...
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Merging Line Segments to Eliminate Non-Junction Nodes in QGIS

I’m working with USGS NHDFlowline datasets (polylines representing US rivers and streams). I want to merge some of the line features so that nodes only occur at tributary junctions. For a generalized ...
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Changing un-orthogonal polygons to orthogonal ones in ArcGIS Pro

I am creating polygonal features in ArcGIS Pro 2.8.0 for a buildings layer of a site survey project. Working in a team, some of the polygons representing building footprints were not created with the ...
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Snapping lines to lines in ArcMap

How can I move the red line so that it matches the blue line more or less quickly? (See image)
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“Edit feature properties directly from the map” by a user who has been sent a link, can then edit a pop-up directly on the map

Edit feature properties directly from the map: https://carto.com/blog/edit-feature-properties-directly-from-the-map/ With the new feature editing modal window you are able to edit the properties of ...
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Doubt with tools “rotate object” and automatic tracing mode

I have a doubt with the edition of polygons. I have created many tables to digitize some archaeological surveys and I have encountered several problems. For reasons of the site, these surveys were not ...
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Polygon disappearing after editing using ArcGIS Pro

I've created a polygon feature. When I go into "Edit" and then "Create Feature" however, I am unable to draw a polygon that gets saved to that feature. The polygon disappears as ...
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QGIS: Unable to save changes after merging features

I have a Spatialite layer with two features, the result of a QuickOSM search. I'd like to merge them into a single feature. Before editing, the layer looks like this: I can enable editing for the ...
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Edits in ArcGIS Survey123 Connect are missing

I created a Survey and published then I made some edits in ArcGIS Survey 123 connect. When I published the Survey my original edits made in Design mode are gone. I have lost my entire Survey. I am not ...
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Manipulating geometry of layer in PyQGIS

I went through different Stack Overflow questions, tutorials and the official PyQGIS cookbook. Somehow I cannot make a basic manipulation of the geometry of a layer's features. This is the code I try ...
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QGIS - Add a circle from 2 points is not creating a circle

I am trying to create a circle from two points when editing a layer. When I begin to add the 2 points it looks like a circle, but as soon as I right click to add the feature it changes shape as shown ...
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QGIS 3.16: inappropriate multipart polygons

When I am editing polygons, with snapping and avoiding overlaps options activated, I often have the same issue : this creates a multipart polygons with a lot of inexisting parts between the polygons I ...
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Smart editor has disappeared from Portal Widgets

I'm just doing a sanity check to see if anyone else is having the same issue: Upon editing a Portal app which used to have the smart editor widget I can no longer select that widget as an option. It's ...
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Line segment not visible when vertices are being moved - ArcMap 10.7.1

When I edit a vertex of a line or a polygon, the line segments on each side of the vertex become completely transparent. This is fine if the vertex itself needs to move to a specific location, but if ...
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How to display the 'Stop Editing' window of a layer using PyQGIS?

I'm trying to implement a function that would warn the user when he changes active layer and has just made changes on it that his changes have not been saved. I found this forum: Prevent QGIS user to ...
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Why does my mouse cursor jump to another screen location when I try to edit a Layer?

I'm using QGIS 3.18 Zurich installed with OSGeo4W64 installer on an Dell Latitude 5290 2-in-1 tablet running Windows 10 and I found a consistent bug. This bug does not occur on my Windows 8.1 desktop ...
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Adding hole to polygon using ArcGIS Online Web Mapping Application

Is it possible to add a hole / donut / doughnut to a polygon when using an ArcGIS Online Web Mapping Application? I have found the Edit widget but whilst is has a Cut, Reshape and Union function, it ...
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How to Have Anonymous Users Edit Survey 123 Data in a Form

I have a Survey 123 form where users enter the status of a project, then they submit it. Then they need to, at the conclusion of the project, head back to the record and edit it. This editing would ...
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Make QGIS wait in for loop on condition

The goal is to check whether the user has added a point to a layer, and wait until then Unfortunately, using QtGui.QApplication.processEvents() did not suffice. time.sleep() inside a while loop on ...
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Toolbar Editor changed! Miss Editor Area in the Toolbar - ArcGIS

I have installed ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.5.1 but the editor toolbar changed after having a new pc and with the re-instalation of the software ArcGIS. It miss the editor in the tool. How can I ...
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ArcMap edit annotation tool button grey out?

ArcMap edit annotation tool button grey out? I try to edit annotation, but can't because the select annotation button was grey out see image below My annotation was properly convert from label, ...
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Deleting more than one node at once in QGIS

I would like to delete some nodes in my layer. I've got them about 50 or even more. I found some solutions here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbgmNXXJCzA&ab_channel=JustinAdler How can i ...
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Integrating GIS data in NETlogo

I'm working on a simple virus model in NETlogo, and attempting to integrate spatial data. I'm hoping I can limit the "agents" to these polygons and base the number of them off of my ...
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Geometry Type error preventing saving of layer after editing - geometry type is correct under layer information

I have a problem with a linestring layer that doesn't want to be saved after editing. The layer itself shows 'LineString' under the information tab. When I add a line with the tool by snapping the ...
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Cutting off polygon splinters in QGIS

There is an analysis about the potential of solar areas in Germany. When I finished the project I realised, that there is one polygon with a huge value for its area. By looking closer it gets clear ...
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Filling in attribute data in QGIS; entered data is erased when saved

I have encountered a very frustrating issue for as long as I have used QGIS, across all versions I have used (up to 3.14). I believe it happens with shapefiles only but I have not verified the issue ...
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Editing featureclass in Oracle SDO_GEOMETRY

I'm building an empty featureclass in Oracle and want to enable editing in arcmap/py with having the featureclass user SDO_GEOMETRY for the shape column. However, I'm running into difficulties on how ...
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Editing of features with ArcGIS Pro SDK for .NET

I have programmed several ArcMap AddIns by using C# and ArcObjects the last 10 years. Now there is the idea to migrate all the AddIns to ArcGIS Pro, to support the 64 bit versions and be prepared for ...
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Vector layer no longer editable in QGIS?

This problem was previously mentioned for QGIS 2.16 but I was hoping that QGIS 3.16.5 will not have the same problem. Somehow a vector shapefile gets into a state where it is not possible to edit the ...
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Editing added field in raster attribute table using ArcMap

I have a raster file in tiff format and this raster file has an attribute table already. What I want to do is to populate each original values with a new value and display the map with new underlying ...
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Maintaining specific spacing between features during editing using ArcGIS Pro

I need to maintain a specific spacing/distance between features during editing. How can I do it with ArcGIS Pro? I am looking for an equivalent tool/setting to ArcMap 10.x's "sketch halo" in ...
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Creating unique field in shapefile for editing in ArcMap

How do I make a unique and not null field in my attribute table on ArcMap such that when creating new features(through vectorizing) and populating the fields, it gives and error if the field value ...
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List of data file formats supported in QGIS including read/write support

Is there a list of data file formats supported in QGIS, including information about read/write support? What I'm looking for is something like: Geopackage: r/w Esri Shapefile: r/w CSV: r KML: r etc. ...
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Making square with determined length of sides

When it comes to 'Add polygon feature', if it is possible to make a polygon square so that user can input length(s) of the sides, then how do I do that?
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Selecting parts of a polyline on a map leaflet

Is it possible somehow to select parts of a polyline on a leaflet map? Say, I have a star-formed polyline, and I'd like to select one peak of it (and then remove it from the polyline).
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Replacing part of polygon in QGIS

Using QGIS 3 I'm having difficulty with what seems to be a simple problem: for each US state and Canadian province with a coastline (on Shapefile maps I downloaded), replace the coastline segments ...
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Automatically updating geometry attributes in QGIS without using Virtual Fields

I have a line layer and I computed the attribute "length" with the field calculator. After that, I changed the geometry of some lines with the editing toolbar. That means the values of "...
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Getting Clip tool to work in QGIS

I am using QGIS 3.16.3. I am trying to edit an existing thematic shapefile layer composed of contiguous polygons and polygons in polygons. When I draw a new polygon within or crossing existing ...
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Manipulating the shapefile and made a zoom effect of city districts in QGIS

I need TopoJSON file for use in Power BI with a map where the city districts are zoomed/scaled and placed outside the country in the map. Here is a map I have made in ArcMap Desktop https://webguru....
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Changing Field that Attribute Window orders Layers in using ArcMap

How do I change the field that orders the attributes? As you can see, STRUCT_TYP has the same value for each attribute. I would like to change it to STRUCT_ID. Is this possible using ArcMap? I've ...
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How to merge polygons from two different features without creating a hole in QGIS?

How is it possible to merge the yellow polygon with the blue polygon without creating a hole and keeping the big yellow polygon intact. Each time I try to delete the small yellow polygon, the whole ...
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Editing existing polygon vertices to create smooth curves using ArcMap

I'm editing a really detailed polygon in ArcMap. The vertexes of the polygon are connected with an straight line. I want to convert them in a smooth curve. While creating the polygon I use the "...
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Using Maputnik Edior to Style MapBox Vector Tile Data that is Hosted on my Machine without the use of a Server

I'm trying to create a style.json for a MapBox Vector Tile data that is hosted on my machine without the use of a server. I have a .mbtile data file that I unpacked and placed into a directory on ...
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I can't edit a certain polygon

I'm relatively new to QGIS, only started using it a couple months ago and I'm not really experienced with much of anything. I'm currently editing the natural earth world map to be more accurate to ...
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Update sister table with vertices as rows (when SHAPE is updated)

I have an Oracle 18c table that has an SDO_GEOEMTRY column. create table a_test_sdo_geom (id number, shape mdsys.sdo_geometry); insert into a_test_sdo_geom (id, shape) values(1, sdo_util....
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Why are the new vertex editing protocols not working properly in QGIS 3.16?

I am using QGIS 3.16 to create new shapefiles from existing raster maps (p 225 in the 3.16 User Guide). My new polygons work OK when incorporated into other projects, but I cannot edit them to correct ...
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Show ValueMap values based on value of another field in QGIS widgets

I'm applying a Value Map widget to two text fields in my layer. The two fields are as follows: I have a hierarchy consisting of Landcover, and under that Landuse, where the color is code for the ...
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Hydrological Enforcement of culverts in QGIS

I work on a farm and we are in the process of developing a surface drainage program for individual fields. I am using QGIS 3.16 and the publicly available 2020 QL2 LIDAR flyover of Indiana, and my ...

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