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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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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 ...
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How can I enable topological editing in QGIS 3

How can I enable topological editing (create shared nodes on adjacent polygons or intersecting lines) and also activate the option to prevent polygon overlap (that when a new polygon is drawn, its ...
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Losing data when offline editing in QGIS?

I am working with QGIS 2.18.15 and I have a problem. I made an offline project, then a sent to my colleague, also the .sqlite file too. He edited it, made new objects and changed some attributes. Then ...
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Edit a shapefile with Leaflet.pm

I am new to Leaflet but so far so good. I managed to add the plugins I needed and they work. Except the shapefile editing. I am using leaflet.pm to draw, snap, cut polygons (only polygons). I also ...
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How to edit geometry of multiple layers simultaneously in QGIS 3?

I have several line layers (route, pipes, cables) that share the same geometry and would like to edit them simultaneously. Is there a way to easily snap the geometry of the pipes and cables layers ...
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Why does QGIS 3.4 create .tmp file instead of refresh editing layer after saving?

I downloaded QGIS 3.4.0 and try to save edits in .geojson file. I can save new objects, but not edits in attributes. Insted of it, QGIS creates .tmp file with my chаnges into the same folder with ...
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Moving node in QGIS?

I am trying to move a vertex in QGIS 3.2. I can select nodes in QGIS 3.2 (which show up blue), but every time I try to move it with the node tool it just deselects the vertex. How do I move a node ...
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Using field calculator on shapefile converted from DWG in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.3. A third party convert complex autocad drawing (dwg) to shapefile for us. I got from them a zip folder with 1 to 16 Shapefile (depending of the original dwg data), all ...
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New Shapefile (Polygon) Disappearing in Edit Session ArcGIS 10.6.1

I created a shapefile in ArcCatalog and assigned it its coordinate system as I always do. I selected "polygon" as the type. I added a generic topographic basemap to ArcMap. Upon editing the new ...
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Digitizing polygons by cut or split feature tool in QGIS

For saving digitizing time i created one polygon feature cover all satellite imagery (study area) and styled it outline, tried many tools inside qgis 2.18 to split / cut polygon features (i don't mean ...
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Editing raster band metadata using GDAL?

How does one manually change STATISTIC_MIN/STATISTIC_MAX metadata within a raster band using gdal? I want to preserve the color scale but ensure that the STATISTIC values are set as needed.
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Editing Oracle Spatial view from QGIS?

I try with QGIS to insert new features in a multi-table Oracle Spatial view that is updatable by adding an "instead of" trigger. The view is "key-preserved" and I don't have any problem when I insert ...
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How can I turn editable a shapefile that has been previously saved filtered?

After describing this issue in Qgis: Shape layer turns non-editable if saved filtered (where the answer basically was "if you filter, don't edit"), it has happened again (filtering and editing ...
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Deleting outlines when merging two maps using ArcMap?

I downloaded two digital maps / datasets. When I downloaded the two maps, the data have outlines. After merging two datasets, it has still outline as per the attached image. I heard If I want to ...
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Move vertex of shapefile together [duplicate]

I have a simple vector file of land use. In QGIS, I would like to change the shape of some features without having to re-edit them. In practice, is there a way to move together the coincident vertices ...
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Edit a shapefile

I am in the ag field and no time or resources for learning or buying GIS to solve one problem. I have a shapefile that came off a Raven monitor in a tractor that was used to plant a crop. I use ...
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Edit duplicate layer only

I want to duplicate a layer and then delete some polygons from the duplicate only, without deleting them from the original layer. Is this possible?
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Does GeoPackage support simultaneous editing?

I am looking to move a mess of shapefiles to a newer format, either Spatialite or Geopackage. I have read that Spatialite can handle multiple users editing the same file more or less simultaneously. ...
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Extend line to specific point

I have a line layer which is cut at the level of the point layer, I want it to be connected at the nearest point while saving the forme ( just adding the missing part the that line without moving it)...
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Editing elevation in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a raster layer that covers a large area (three cities). When I load the raster layer into a 3D visualizer, there are multiple areas with a drastic change in the slope rather than a gentle ...
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Offline editing solution for small GIS project with multiple editors?

I have a specific use-case that I cannot seem to find any solutions for online, so any and all advice would be most welcome. Some basic details: I am part of a small academic organization (a research ...
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Editing Spatial View in ArcMap?

Can spatial views be edited via ArcMap and, if it is possible, then how do I do it? I do have my Enterprise Geodatabase on Oracle.
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Boundary of merged parcel feature does not disappear after merge

In QGIS, when I merge several parcel features using Merge Selected Features, some of the boundary of parcels still remains. Steps I used: Enabled snapping options. Enabled Toggle Editing. Select Add ...
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Using WFST in Leaflet: can not move/delete features

I write a Leaflet app which makes use of two plugins Leaflet.Draw and Leaflet.WFST. The first allows to create/edit/delete features, the second saves changes to my PostGIS database hosted by GeoServer....