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Questions tagged [editing]

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

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Working with object inside editing session using Python AddIn? [on hold]

I'm trying to realize a python addin who checks attribute before to save edits (using the extension before save edits). for example if the object have a field empy the addin show a dialog box. My ...
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What open source GIS offers a good alternative to ArcGIS Freehand mode during editing sessions [on hold]

I am looking for an alternative for ArcGIS Freehand mode during editing sessions. Tasks are mostly editing new polylines. An important ArcGIS feature for this is the Freehand mode. QGIS for instance ...
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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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Seeking editing-plug in for QGIS?

Is there a plug-in to QGIS that "copys" ArcMap's Editor-tools? I am mapping orthophoto in ArcMap. And looking at QGIS I found it not so smooth and quick in creating a map from scratch.
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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 ...
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ArcGIS Server Local edits

I'm having a problem with ArcGIS Server local edits. We have a feature service we use for multi-user editing and we use ArcMap 10.4 for creating a local copy and synchronizing when we are done. ...
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Editing attribute table in ArcGIS Explorer?

I currently need to edit and add data to attribute tables in Explorer. Is this even possible? I am new to Explorer but am proficient in ArcMap. I know how to edit data with ArcMap using the ...
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Lose Domain Dropdown Function after using Geoprocessing?

I have a large geodatabase with multiple feature classes. I ran Geoprocessing- Arc Toolbox - Data Management - Features - Add XY Coordinates. Then I copied these values into our existing X Coordinate ...
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Updating vertices Z in polyline from points

I'm trying to snap a line's vertices to several points in height. The XY have already been snaped, but the snap tool doesn't seem to get the Z value. There is one vertex for each point. Is there a way ...
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QGIS 2.18.12 Add Feature to Vector Layer Problem

I have created a new line vector layer and have attempted to add a linear feature. I finish editing, and the feature is depicted on the map. However, it does not show up in the attribute table. I WAS ...
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Free CityGML Editor for tag edit

I can view CityGML File in FZKViewer but is there any tool available that allow me to edit cityGML file? I can easily open cityGML in notepad or notepad++ but its code/tag syntax is not highlighting ...
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Problem editing, clipping, and saving large shapefile QGIS 3.4

I'm working with a very large shapefile in QGIS 3.4. I only need one section of the layer (near the main city, not the areas outside it) and I'm trying to delete the large sections which I don't need. ...
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Merging lines shows up as two parts in vertex list

I've merged multiple lines in ArcMap 10.5.1. When I go into the vertex list it shows up as two different parts. Why is this? I can also explode it as a multipart. Is it possible to turn it into "one" ...
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Loading editable SQLite layer in QGIS?

I converted a shapefile to a SpatiaLite database so I could work with attributes with a length longer than 254 characters, and also not see some columns and change their order. In QGIS 2.18.16 I have ...
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Using OS authentication for users with period in name when editing PostgreSQL database from ArcMap?

I am trying to set up a PostgreSQL server to integrate our active directory credentials. I can edit the pg_hba.conf file to allow users with an internal IP to connect with OS authentication. host ...
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File stubbornly refuses to allow me to edit in QGIS [duplicate]

I opened up a shapefile ZIP in QGIS. Now, I cannot "toggle editing mode" to on, nor access any of the editing features, anymore! What could I be doing wrong? Please, and also the one, here-for, this:
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How to edit manually file geodatabase's OBJECTID column in QGIS?

I'm using QGIS version 3.4.1 with a Windows 10 OS. I'm trying to edit an Esri FGDB folder. Haven't succeeded. So far so I'm using a workaround: exporting specific layer to a new FGDB - with 'Save ...
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Creating/digitizing roads using ArcMap editor?

This is probably very basic but I am not able to figure out. I am trying to digitize roads by drawing lines. I go to Editor>Star Editing, select the layer, select my layer under 'create features'. ...
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Errors in QGIS (about clip, editing shape etc.) [closed]

1) A few days ago, I run "clip" tool on some shapefile. Green shapefile was obviously full of the area, but after clip process, some regions are lose their area... Why does this error occur? 2) I ...
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Welding line vertices or resume creating new line from end of old one in QGIS?

I'm creating a long and detailed (historical) border, and I guess it will take days. How can I weld lines, or just resume creating a new one directly from the end of old fragment using QGIS? When I ...
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QGIS split rectangular polygon in grid

I have this selected rectangular polygon in yellow on a layer with hundreds of polygons: I need to split the selected polygon in 4 vertical columns (Y axis) and 8 horizontal rows (X axis), so that I ...
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d.rast.edit not yet implemented in the WxGUI

Am using GRASS to modify a raster and tried using d.rast.edit but am getting the following error when using it in the WxGUI Command 'd.rast.edit' not yet implemented in the WxGUI. Try adding it as a ...
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Allowing all QGIS workspace layers to be editable at once

I stumbled upon an odd behaviour of layers in QGIS 3.4 brought from PostGIS. The first layers I brought to the project are always editable together when clicking the Toggle Edit-button, but some of ...
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How do you change the value of a Boolean column in a QGIS 3 Attribute Table?

I am editing feature in a PostgreSQL table in QGIS 3 and while I can edit the values in most columns, I cannot edit the Boolean value. I can enter the cell in edit mode, but keystrokes don't work. I'...
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Get number of changed features in a layer under edit mode using pyqgis

Is there a method I can find out, how many features in a layer have changed during edit mode (including changes in the attribute and the geometry)?
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Convert shapefile to KML: KML polygons don't match shapefile

I've edited my shapefile quite a bit using the Cut and Merge tool (through the Editor toolbox, not the geoprocessing tool). It looks like this: For some reason, when I export the shapefile to a KML ...
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Shapefile DBF Editing in Stata for ArcMap?

I am trying to edit shapefile in ArcMap. How I can keep or clean some information from shapefile in ArcMap? In my shapefile, I have information about street type such as road, route, highway, ...
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ArcGIS Map Package editing

I created a map package on my desktop, and copied the folder containing it and a geodatabase containing feature classes that were in the map to my laptop. On my laptop version, I edited one of the ...