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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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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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Getting Select a single editable feature to modify message when editing in ArcMap?

When editing in ArcMap 10.5, I keep getting the message that says: Select a single editable feature to modify Which I have seen on multiple help websites. However, I don't know how to fix it ...
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Date field of ArcOnline feature layer edited in ArcMap not showing edits

The layer in question was created to be used with ArcCollector in the field to record work done and there were no data saving issues with that. We are now adding new features and updating the fields ...
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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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Create Features Template Saving in ArcMap?

In a normal editing session, after customizing my create features template to how I want it (through filtering and grouping) is there any way to save this customization, so that if I close my mxd and ...
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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 3.4.0 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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Editing attribute tables from data derived from ArcGIS Online?

So I have a layer I got from ArcGIS online and want to edit the attribute table in arcmap desktop but for some reason it's not letting me. Is there any way this can be done?
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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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Online viewing and editing of KML file?

I want to view and edit KML file online, is there any online solution for the task. I am executing a survey for roads, and I need to get it identified digitally by the client on site, so I tried KML ...
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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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sketch-editor, drag freehand polyline, no drop

Using ArcGIS Android API v100.3.0, the sketch-editor appears to have a bug when dragging previously captured freehand polylines. Problem summary: When editing an existing (i.e., previously saved) ...
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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....
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QGis deletes data after entering editing mode

we observed strange behaviour of Qgis 2.18.15 - when entering editing mode for a shapefile layer, Qgis erases data from specified columns in table of attributes - for the first record in the table. ...
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QGIS 3: About “topological editing” and 'avoid intersection"

Where are those two editing options ? They used to be with the snapping options but apparently they have been moved somewhere else...
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Advanced Digitizing QGIS

I would like to use the Advanced Digitizing tool and the Move tool to move entire polygons by specified distances and angles. For some reason the "d" (distance), and "a" (angle) fields are grayed out....
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Edit ArcGIS Feature Service with QGIS

When I add an ArcGIS feature service in QGIS, the Digitizing Tools become disabled. Is there any way to edit data from ArcGIS Rest Services (Feature Services from ArcGIS Server 10.5.1 like WFS ...
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Drawing parallel lines in QGIS 2.18?

Is there a button in QGIS that will allow me to create parallel lines? I do not mean by using a script, or distance from. I usually use ArcMap, and in ArcMap you just begin editing, select parallel ...
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Batch attribute editing across multiple layers

Using ArcMap 10.5 I want to find a way to do a bulk attribute update across multiple layers. Example: I have 10 layers in a Storm Network and each layer has 5 identical fields (project related ...
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Programmatically created and added vectorlayer can't be edited

I'm trying to create a vector-layer (point, shapefile) and open it in my project. It all works fine but once I try to edit that layer later it doesn't work. addFeatures gives me back false and when I ...
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ArcPad 8.0 and Postgis Data - Viewing & Editing Problems!

I have data held on a postgis which I want to take out onto site to update. I exported data from Postgis using dB manager in QGIS 3 into a file which I then transferred it onto my tablet for site use....
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Editing data in nonversioned ArcSDE for SQL Server geodatabase?

Is is OK to edit geometry and delete rows from a nonversioned ArcSDE geodatabase in SQL Server? According to http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/latest/manage-data/using-sql-with-gdbs/editing-...
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Offsetting 100 ft from line feature while editing in ArcMap?

I have the ArcGIS 10.6 advanced lisense. I am trying to offset a line feature using the editor tool. I know that I can do it in COGO, but how to set the unit as ft. In COGO, the offset unit option is ...
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Understanding why Split Polygon tool is greyed out?

I have a wetlands dataset (blue in the pic below) and a parcel dataset (green). I would like to clip the parcel dataset where it intersects the wetlands dataset, so that the parcel layer will be empty ...
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Tin Clip (EDIT TIN) not working. segmented. Tin Mostly vanishes from Polygon

This seems like an issue which should be easy to fix. Although I cant find out how to. I am creating a TIN of water surface height from polylines (which works) as you can see. Longer lines are to ...
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Set attribute values while creating an ArcGIS Server feature in esri-leaflet?

The Esri-Leaflet sample map Editing feature layers shows how the geometry of an ArcGIS Server feature layer can be created in Leaflet, by digitising a new polygon which is inserted into the feature ...
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Deleting lines after manual union in ArcMap?

I have a question regarding the editing tools. I have made this selections of lines then used the "union" tool to make them into one entity but the lines that were merged together are still on my ...
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Saving .shp data with symbolization changes

I changed the symbolization of my .shp data such that I classified it instead of one single symbol. Is there a way I can save the .shp that will keep the changes and when I load the layer in QGIS next ...
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Editing polygon in QGIS

I have a shapefile of polygons. What I want to do is take some areas and discard others. For example, I have a map of USA (shapefile). I want to take California only and make another shapefile. How ...