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

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Oracle layer not editable in QGIS as non-owner user

When I open a QGIS (3.10) connection to an Oracle (12c) database using a logon which owns a spatial table, and add the table as a layer, the layer can be edited as normal. If I open the Oracle ...
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Are there any examples or tutorials showing Branch Version editing with ArcGIS Server JavaScript API?

I am trying to implement branch versioning in an application that I'm building using the ArcGIS Server JavaScript API. I found a blog post showing how to edit branch-versioned data in ArcGIS Pro, and ...
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How do you restore a doughnut polygon that has been turned into a simple polygon, using QGIS?

I've received a .shp file which has a hole in the middle, I'm trying to style it nicely so I don't want the outline that cuts from the "inner" to "outer" polygon. I quote inner and outer aren't ...
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Save edits to polygon without altering existing

I am trying to edit a single polygon and save it as a new file without altering the original polygon in QGIS 3.4.
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Adding address (newly-built house) to existing street on Google Maps [duplicate]

How can I add my address (newly-built house) to an existing street on Google maps? It shows on Bing maps OK but not on Google maps. Existing answers to this question seem to be outdated. Surely ...
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Editing basemap in ArcMap

I am exploring ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 as I am mostly used to QGIS. I am making use of the world light grey canvas as this is the most suitable for me. However, I would prefer if the oceans appear blue ...
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Cut a hole using another shapelayer

I have an problem with cut an hole in a shapefile with another shapefile in QGIS version 3.12, I have previously used 2.18 for this. But when i tried that function in 3.12 it happens absolutly nothing....
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Allowing multiple users to edit colour of polygon in web map

I have been attempting to create a web map that can be shared to my coworkers that would allow them to collaborate and edit it. I have a series of polygons that cover a specified area that are ...
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Line appears broken into two geometries in QGIS

I have a shapefile with line features. One of my lines was causing problems in a python script and in the QGIS interface it appeared as two segments (one long one with a brief gap between two nodes). ...
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Cannot save KML polygon after modification

I am a new QGIS user. I have layer containing few polygons, imported from a .KML file (I have created them with Google Earth). I need to adjust the vertex, so I right click on the layer and select "...
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Snapping Large Amount of Points To A Specific Location or Vertices

I am wondering about moving a large amount of points that represent power pylons and need to move them to the base of the pylon in the imagery that I'm using. I was thinking about using the spatial ...
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Can I prevent Planarize from resetting Domain Values?

Is there some setting I have that is causing this or is this just a BUG in ArcMap? I'm using ArcMap 10.8 with an Enterprise Geodatabase. When I run Planarize on a pair (or more than 2) Road Centerline ...
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QGIS: cannot reload attributes columns [duplicate]

Unfortunately I have clicked on the edit button in the attributes table and the spreadsheet with the polygons and their attributes has disappeared (see picture). It is likely that I am making a ...
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Vertices only showing up in a small portion of data view when editing

When I'm trying to edit features, or even digitize new features, the vertices or new lines only show up in the bottom right corner of the data view. I've tried restarting ArcMap and making sure only ...
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Existing features not in Attribute Table and Data View

In ArcMap 10.7.1 I have drawn some lines in a already existing feature class containing other lines. The preexisting lines are displayed correctly in data view and attribute table. The new drawn lines ...
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Copy attributes from one feature to empty row of another feature in QGIS 3

How do you copy all of the non-geometry attribute data from one feature to another "empty" feature? For example, how would I copy all of the non-geometry attribute data from the "Seattle Mariners" ...
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Can't edit data in certain columns in attribute table

I am able to edit certain attributes in my table, but not others. For any given record, I can edit all but two of the columns. Those two columns cannot be edited in any record. The non-editable ...
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How to clear the cache of QGIS 3.10 with Python?

I want to add new attributes to a new and empty shapefile layer. The problem is, that QGIS 3.10 takes attributes from the shapefile layer which was used before when loading it to the GUI. So there ...
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Paste is greyed out - ArcGIS 10.4.- Can't edit in ArcMap!

I'm having a silly problem in edit session within ESRI ArcMap 10.4. I'm trying to copy from a polygon feature to a polygon feature and when I'm using copy function the paste function turns instantly ...
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Impeding PyQGIS saving changes to file on disk immediately

I am using QGIS 3.10.2-A Coruña and its Python Console. Currently I am modifying features and attributes of a shape file, e.g. dropping features: caps = layer.dataProvider().capabilities() if caps &...
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Drawing Line Starting/Ending at Pre-Existing Points in QGIS

I am trying to create a editing condition with a error message. The condition is while drawing a new line feature, line should start and end at pre-existing point feature. If user try to start or end ...
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Adding constrain/check after adding first point of line and after last point of line

I want to customize the QGIS editing tool in the following way. Scenario: The first and last point of the line layer must have a point layer. Steps: User selects a line layer. User starts/toggles ...
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Reshaping Feature using QGIS

In my job are currently looking for a ArcGIS free alternative, we try QGIS but ArcGIS reshape feature is very important for us when working with curves. What we do basically is: We've a line as ...
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Esri Popup Wrapper

How can I edit the attributes shown in the popup wrapper? How can I hide some of the fields?
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Advanced Editing Options in ArcGIS Pro

In QGIS there are "Advanced Editing Tools", which are able to measure distances and angles of the feature being digitized as you are drawing it. Does ArcGIS Pro also have this capability? I have a ...
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Cannot edit features in Collector app after adding field to feature layer

I have a Web Map being used by our field guys with Collector on their tablets. They can draw lines on the ground, select the type of chemical treatment, and the operator and date are automatically ...
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Is it possible to disable editing for certain layers in a QGIS project?

I want to disable editing some (but not all) layers in one QGIS project, while still having them editable in a different project. Is it possible to disable editing certain layers within a QGIS ...
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Does QGIS 3.4 locks the row while editing the postgis data?

I want to know if QGIS locks the row of a postgis table for editing or can this behavior be force implemented? Suppose there is another user who wants to edit the same row-- this must not be allowed.
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ArcMap annotation “disappears” when moved to the edge of the projection in map frame

I have feature-linked annotations in a file GDB for a world map in Plate Carree projection. When I edit annotations and move an annotation beyond the upper extent of the projection in the map frame (...
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Manually adding a Null value to a string field in an attribute table in ArcGIS

When I'm in an editing session and I manually delete a value from a numeric field the value turns to null (<Null>). Manually deleting a value in a string field creates an empty string, not a ...
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Creating a duplicate label in QGIS 3.4

In QGIS 3.4 I'm creating a set of ten maps (layouts) from one QGIS project, and each map centres over a particular polygon. In each layout I shift the map to centre it on the page or to fit as best as ...
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Editable text in Illustrator

I'm new to QGIS and Maperitive. I wondered if there was a way to export all road /street names for a particular area as editable text in Illustrator (SVG)? I have tried using Maperitive but for some ...
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ESRI JavaScript 4 - Shouldn't the editor widget honor definition expression?

If a feature layer has a definition expression defined, as in the code pen example, shouldn't you only be able to see and edit (select for editing) features that meet the definition expression? It ...
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Spatial Adjustment of Many Points in Geometric Network

I have been receiving surveyed water valve data and editing our point feature class accordingly. The current procedure is to use the attribute transfer mapping tool and click from source layer to ...
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Removing polygon sliver other than by using graphic-to-feature

I often have to edit the edges of polygons to match or be cut by the edges of other polygons with complex shapes. This sometimes leaves disconnected slivers. Is there a simpler/faster way to remove ...
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QGIS 3.10 problems with using the “Reshape features” tool

Theoretically, I know how to use the Reshape tool but in practice, I don't know what I am doing wrong. I am double-clicking on the node, upon it's become active (green color), then creating some new ...
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Match small polygons that are within a bigger polygon to collectively have the geometry of the bigger one

I have two layers: The green polygons (with detailed information on inhabitants in the attribute table) and the blue ones with blue boundary, which are housing blocks (with the shape needed). The red ...
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Locking layer from being edited in ArcMap

I'm using data driven pages to create ~40 page map and I did so by creating a grid. I want to move and delete labels based upon the grid pattern so I do need to see it in data view, but a number of ...
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Hiding points in shapefile layer using QGIS

I am using QGIS 3.4 I would like to hide all points that end with "5". For example, I would like to hide: 55, 65, 75, 85 and any point ending in "5". What method can be use to make this possible?
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Editing relationship class with non spatial tables using ArcGIS Pro

I created a relationship class of two non spatial tables in ArcGIS Pro. Now I am trying to edit the new relationship class. However, since it is not spatial, I cannot select anything on the map. I ...
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Unable to edit ArcFM Features from the web

I have published a feature service to ArcGIS Server 10.2.1. When trying to edit the layers which have ArcFM objects, it is throwing error message. I have ArcFM Server 10.2.1c installed on the ArcGIS ...
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Simultaneously editing 2 features from 2 different layers in QGIS [duplicate]

Is there a way in QGIS to edit 2 different features from 2 different layers at once. For example I selected a point in a point layer and a polygon in a polygon layer and I want to move them to ...
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Creating polyline feature on ArcGIS Pro basemap

I am trying to create a polyline in the Kalamazoo River on ArcGIS Pro. I have opened the software and selected the 'Topographic' basemap already in ArcGIS. I have zoomed to the Kalamazoo River region. ...
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How to display the current polygon area when editing in QGIS 3?

I use QGIS 3.10 to create new polygons manually. I want to see the area of an object interactively during its creation. I know that after creating a polygon, you can automatically calculate its ...
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Creating temporary sketches for editing in ArcMap

I administer an enterprise geodatabase consisting of building and parcel data. It's crucial that no schema changes are made and that no additional feature classes are added to the database as that ...
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How to edit GeoTIFF file downloaded from NASA worldview?

I have download a GeoTIFF file from NASA worldview website (https://go.nasa.gov/2E8yomU), under "take a snapshot", format -> geoTIFF. When I open it in QGIS, I can't put it in edit mode. When I go to ...
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Can't add vertex to polygon in QGIS3

I'm working in QGIS3.8.3 and am trying to use the Vertex Tool to add a vertex to a pre-existing polygon. I expect to be able to do this in an editing session by hovering over the segment in question ...
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Changes made to shapefile

If I take a Natural Earth shapefile and delete all countries except one - This will affect that original shapefile. Can I take that shapefile duplicate it and use that shapefile to delete all ...
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QGIS 3 shows and saves raw default-values from spatialite-tables

QGIS shows default values from sqlite tables as string in the edit-form when i try to create a new row. After save, the raw default values are stored in the table. How can i edit in QGIS LTR 3.4.7 a ...
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Dynamical refresh of Mapbox layers after drawing edits

I fetch some GeoJSON from a DB, and add them to my map. After I use the mapbox-gl-draw library for editing. My problem is that, after editing a feature on the map I would like to directly change it (...

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