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

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QGIS - Geometries constantly in error

I m doing a lot of polygon editing in QGIS for a mapping project (matching polygons up to aerial photo patterns) - mostly by manually moving nodes, using the Merge Selected Features and the Split ...
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How to modify a feature's JSON attribute on PostGIS with QGIS

I want to edit (with QGIS) an attribute of my feature stored in PostGIS. First, I select the feature using one of the buttons below. Then I use the edit feature button (Modify the attributes of all ...
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When I modify the layout of a line, in a GDB ArcMap, the modification is not displayed. How can I solve this problem?

I am updating the route layout (lines) of a cartography that is in an ArcMap GDB; I have found that being in the same Feature Class, updating your layout and stopping editing, your new layout is not ...
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Aligning surveyed point layers in QGIS

I’m wondering if QGIS has a tool to align the lat, long, and alt data of two point layers based on a common point. I have data like this: Survey 1 points: A B C Survey 2 points: C D E I’d like to ...
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Write from ArcGIS Pro into n:m tables in SQL Server database

I would like to use ArcGIS Pro to access an existing structure in SQL Server (see image) with editing options. In addition to the columns listed, the MainTable also has spatial information (X Y points)...
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How to clip multipart polygons in ArcGIS Pro using editing tools

I have numerous multipart polygons running along corridors that I am trying to "split" at intersections. The polygons may or may not be present at the intersections, but there are always ...
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How do I stop vertex jumping when editing line features in QGIS with shapefiles?

I've been using QGIS 3.34 (previously 3.28) for editing shapefiles containing line features. However, I've encountered a persistent issue: occasionally, while editing a feature, a vertex from a ...
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In ArcGIS Pro, multiple line features (water main) were unknowingly created on top of each other. How?

I help manage the public works GIS database for our water infrastructure. Someone noticed that there had been 5 new main (line feature) insertions and that these all existed one on top of the other. ...
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Edit GeoParquet layer on QGIS

I have a geometry which is GeoParquet format. I want to edit it in QGIS , however, I can't toggle the edit mode: Is there any way I can edit the layer without converting it to other format? It is ...
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OS MasterMap layers being affected when editing other shapefiles using ArcMap

We use ArcGIS 10.2 to draw and edit simple grounds maintenance plans for Estates that we manage. I've done this for years, using OS MasterMap as the base. I've now got an issue that when creating or ...
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Edited shapes become invisible

I´m working editing shapes in a geodatabase with Osgeo. The last editions become invisible until I make a new edition. The problem is that the last editions become invisible until I make a new ...
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Synchronizing qgsofflineediting database data back to remote layers using PyQGIS

I have a situation where I need to find the path(database) of GeoPackage, if the path has already exist then I need to use the existing GeoPackage data to load the offline data using qgsofflineediting ...
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Moving individual polygons in QGIS

In QGIS I am using the "BreederMap" plugin to define the layout of a large wheat field trial with 10m2 plots. Unfortunately, the lines are not exactly straight (sowing done without GPS and ...
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Syncing ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online

I published a WebMap from ArcGIS Pro to ArcGIS Online. Going forward, I wish to make all my changes to the data in this map in ArcGIS Pro but I want the changes to be reflected on ArcGIS Online. I do ...
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Add a single value to all records of new field using ArcGIS Pro

Using ArcGIS Pro, how can I implement a new field with one value to all the records without having to insert it one by one?
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Changing attributes of a newly created feature in Python form init code

I have a layer with two attributes: "text" (string) and "int" (integer). I used drag'n'drop form design to have a form with just the "text" attribute in it. I added ...
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Setting a Boolean field to be empty

I have a layer with a Boolean field called bool. I can set the field value to NULL, e.g. using the Field Calculator. When printed via Python, the values are correctly shown as None: >>> layer ...
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Login and edit OSM in QGIS?

Is there a way (e.g., with a plugin) to log into my OpenStreetMap account within QGIS and edit maps there?
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Move feature with a mouse without using the Editor widget?

Using ArcGIS Maps SDK for Javascript 4.28, is it possible to Move a feature in a featureLayer, without using the Editor widget? The Editor widget has a mode whereby after Selecting a feature, when you ...
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Editing WFS-T polygon layer gives me random geometry shape instead of current displayed geometry

I have this setup: 1-Postgis polygon layer 2-Published layer in Geoserver (granted access to everyone) 3-Configured workspace for all possible services including WFS-T 4-Disabled cached layer ...
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Editing in QGIS vertex tool

By opening a multipolygon shape file, and enabling Vertex Tool (under Edit->Edit geometry) am able to see the X, Y coordinates of the points making the polygon. When i use Vector->Geometry Tools-...
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Toggle editing does not work for Digitizing forms in QGIS

I have QGIS 3.32.3-Lima under Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS. I created a new GeoPackage layer to draw a rectangle. I hence added the tool bar "Digitizing forms" as well as the tool bar "Advanced ...
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I need a shapefile of New South Wales suburbs where I can edit attribute fields

I need a shapefile of New South Wales suburbs where I can edit attribute fields. ABS will not grant access. I wish to create a map of Tweed Shire suburbs with their percentage of population aged 65+
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How to grant editing permissions for editing shapefiles

A user in my company is trying to edit shapefiles on his machine via ArcMap. However, when he tries to start an editing session, he gets an error message saying no layers are editable and warnings ...
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Setting QgsVectorLayer created from CSV in editing mode with PyQGIS

I'm working on QGIS 3.28.10 and I want to create a QgsVectorLayer from a CSV file with PyQGIS script, but the resulting layer is not editable. Does anyone know how to set this layer as editable? My ...
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Reshape a feature by tracing another edge without using topology in ArcGIS Pro

In ArcMap I could select a feature to edit, select "reshape" and then turn on tracing to follow a line I want to align with, but in ArcGIS Pro I can't find this functionality, only the "...
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QGIS Plugin to auto-fill attributes from prepared list on feature creation

Is there a QGIS Plugin that does some or all of the following: On feature creation in editing mode: offer a drop down list of rows of attributes, let the user select one of the offered items ...
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ArcMap basemap not dynamically responding to editing

I am having an issue with editing on a basemap. For instance, while my editor is active and I am dropping points (tree shapes) on the basemap, I cannot see them until I move the map with a pan a bit. ...
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Bezier editing tool - problem with plugin

Have been using Bezier editing tool for a while in QGIS but for some reason I couldn't find it anymore. When I tried to install it again I was recieving this message : Python error : Couldn't load ...
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Editing the coding of QGIS plugin

I’d like to try the fix mentioned in this article: https://github.com/KIOS-Research/ImportPhotos/issues/105 Can someone provide some pointers on how can I edit that line of coding for the ImportPhoto ...
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Copy-Paste values in the vertex editor table

I have some polygons with z values for each node. However, there are a great number of nodes that don't have a value. I have to fill these nodes with a value, but I don't want to copy paste for each ...
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PostGIS ST_Overlap does not allow attribute editing

I have a PostGIS database which has a wonderful topology rule (ST_overlap), implemented following "dbaston"s suggestions in this post: Enforce PostGIS constraint that geometries do not ...
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Shifting points via edit ribbon in ArcGIS Pro

I have a point layer (graveyard) and I need to shift the points, but it is not letting me "select" the points to edit them, in the edit ribbon. I select a rectangle and it won't highlight ...
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Emulate "Save Edits" GUI button via an ArcPy script in ArcGIS Pro 3.0

I am using ArcGIS Pro v3.0 I have written a script to perform a set of toolbox operations on a couple of layers in my map. One thing I noticed was that more often than not I forget to save my edits ...
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Georeferencing Polygon Features using ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro to perform an image classification. To do this I need training data polygons derived from the image which is being classified. I created training data polygons outlining features ...
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Creating ring using overlapping and fully contained polygon in QGIS

How do I use the middle polygon to cut a ring in the bigger polygon without moving the middle polygon to another layer in QGIS 3.30? I think there is a way to make this edit in-place without having ...
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Coordinates format in ArcGIS Pro

I wonder if there is possibility in ArcGIS Pro, "Edit" - "Move to" functionality to input into seconds a decimal values (DMS format). I have tried inputting decimal value after dot ...
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Merging values from two fields into third field using PyQGIS

I have two fields which I want to merge into a single field, thereby should one of the two to-be-merged fields be prioritized, meaning, if a value of one field is available take it instead of the ...
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Saving all layer edits at once in QGIS

Is there a way to save all layer edits at once (preferably with a shortcut)? This would be very handy to easily save and protect layer edits routinely in the event of a crash. I often find QGIS ...
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Adding missing road lines to base data using ArcGIS Pro

I have a master base road dataset, in the attached picture they are red lines. A second dataset of roads needs to be added (yellow lines), but only where we are missing a road. The two datasets ...
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Is there a way of preventing QGIS from becoming buggy during a long editing session?

My project has just over 100 layers, necessary for background reference info and all turned off until I need them. The overall task is to create a polygon layer that draws together information from ...
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Combine two polygons in the same layer

I have a map to make and I accidentally right clicked midway through an outline. Therefore it made two different polygons in the same layer I believe. I do not know how to combine them. I have tried ...
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Freehand Editing 3 polygons not showing up

I'm using the Freehand Editing 3 plugin for QGIS 3.22.9 and I cannot get the polygons to show up. Currently I am digitizing archaeological drawings and I just don't want to draw every feature by ...
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Align edges of polygon to another polygon but only within a distance

I'm trying to align the edges of one polygon with another but only for a section of the polygon in ArcGIS Pro. Basically, I want to align the boundaries of the two polygons but only if they are close ...
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Looking for automation tool for editing polyline to follow LiDAR layer

I have been tasked with editing lines to more accurately follow rivers according to a LiDAR layer. I am currently editing the vertices that are not accurately aligned but there is just way to many ...
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Deleting GeoTIFF Header/Spatial Reference data using open source software [closed]

I'm looking for a way to delete only the Header/Spatial Reference information from .tif DEM files, using QGIS or other open source tools. I need to specifically remove this data from the DEMs while ...
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Interactive editing of feature class table

I would like to create an arcpy tool that would allow me to iterate through a given feature class, probably using a For: statement, but that would pause after each instance to allow me to make changes ...
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Moving a point a specified distance and bearing in QGIS

I need to move a point feature a specified distance and direction. In ArcMap I would select the point in an edit session and go to the edit menu and choose "Move" then it pops up a dialog ...
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PyQGIS - modify Z-values for Polyline

I have a GeoJSON file that I have loaded into QGIS as a LineString, and draped over a DEM using Drape (set Z value from raster) I now want to round the Z-values to 4dp before exporting the modified ...
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Copying objects between layers

I have a problem with copying objects between shapes in ArcMap 10.8. I do this: first I activate the editing of the layer where I want to paste, then I select the necessary objects in another layer, ...
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