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

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ESRI JavaScript 4 - Shouldn't the editor widget honor definition expression?

If a feature layer has a definition expression define, as in the code pen example, should shouldn't you only be able to see 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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Editing attribute using PyQGIS

I'm trying to automate a simple repetitive task on QGIS. I have some shapefiles with varying number of features in a layer and about 10 different attributes for each feature. I need to add the same ...
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Deleting polygon created with Add Polygon Feature in QGIS

I was playing with the "Add polygon Feature" in QGIS. I ended up with some weird ugly polygon. How do I delete the polygon?
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Modify the same feature multiple times ArcGIS Pro SDK EditOperation

I am atttempting to modify a feature twice using EditOperation in a loop. I am redacting certain subcurves from a given polyline at different sections of the line. The output polyline should be the ...
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How close an editing session in pyqgis3

I have a custom tool to add feature points. The attribute values are provided filling a custom dialog. The code was writted following this topic. At the end of the procedure, outside the tool, if I ...
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Adding label to OpenStreetMap

I've eaten at this amazing Brazilian BBQ restaurant in Calgary and I noticed its not on OpenStreetMap (OSM). How do I add a label to OSM? I am currently in the process of learning how to use QGIS ...
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Creating multiple columns for last user edit ArcGIS Portal

I enabled editing and tracking on the ArcGIS Enterprise Portal. But for this project my manager is asking to store the editing data (username and time stamp) of multiple users (not just the last user)....
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Calling GDAL (programs) from Python

Could someone navigate me for using/calling GDAL stand-alone programs from Python? I have GDAL 2.3.2 and Python 3.7. When I call gdal from python I can access to a limited number of functions ...
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Get number of changed features in a layer using pyqgis

I'm looking for a method to find out how many features in a layer have changed during edit mode (specifically attribute values). For my example i'm using QgsVectorLayerEditBuffer object, method ...
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Automating vector data entry in ArcMap

I have a vector contour data(polyline). I want to add values to each contour lines. Means I want to digitize my contour lines with proper values. Those values are with me in a paper. I'm adding those (...
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Snapping doesn't work - MapInfo Pro 17 (64 bit)

I've experienced a strange behaviour during drawing in MapInfo. Snap function doesn't work. Pressing the S key has no effect. I can't turn off snap. When I start drawing in snap mode, the program ...
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Selecting using edit tool in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.3.1. When using the edit tool in an edit session to select features and move them, I see the following symptoms: The edit tool draws the rectangle, the attributes briefly show ...
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Editing / grading a DEM raster? (Ex: detention pond and berm grading) [closed]

I am looking for a way to adjust/edit the values in a DEM file, for example, to grade a detention pond and berm into existing LiDAR data. I have tried messing around with point shapefiles and the IDW ...
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Seeking QGIS equivalent to ArcMap Editor Menu Clip?

In ArcMap I can start an edit session, drop down the editor menu and choose "Clip" then decide whether to preserve or discard the area(s) in any other displayed layer that intersect with the clipping ...
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Feature dataset containing road network editing issue

I have created a feature dataset in a enterprise geodatabase. I then imported roads layer and built the topology to check issues and then created a road network. Everything is working fine until I ...
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Prevent row deletion in versioned tables: Put the functionality in ArcMap?

In a related question, I asked how to prevent rows from being deleted from versioned tables using database privileges. Unfortunately, this does not seem to be possible. As an alternative, is there a ...
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Prevent row deletion in versioned tables using database privileges

I have versioned tables in an Oracle geodatabase (versioned with the option to move edits to base). I would like to prevent users from deleting rows from the tables when using ArcGIS Desktop. (With ...
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ArcGIS API for Python edit attributes deletes map view

Currently I have a working script that searches for points within a layer that meets two conditions. It then edits a attribute. The script works well, however as soon as I run it, any point which the ...
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Editor Tracking: What is the mechanism behind this functionality?

I have Editor Tracking enabled on a table in an Oracle enterprise geodatabase (versioned): Tracking an editor's changes to data says: ArcGIS automatically records new editor tracking values ...
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Removing space between multipart polygon in QGIS 3?

I am looking for an efficient method to edit and remove the space between multipart polygons in QGIS 3. I have an example below which should hopefully be clear: Multipart polygon Final result I ...
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Why does Modify Vertices seem to fail for no reason in ArcGIS Pro?

I could be working on a project for a while, between two maps and having no trouble modifying features. Then suddenly I will try to adjust the vertices on a line, and I get an error message: modify ...
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Seeking QGIS equivalent for ArcGIS route editing tools?

In ArcGIS Desktop I frequently use the route editing Tools for line features and I was wondering if the same or similar tools exist in QGIS as well. I couldn't find them so far. With "create route" ...
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Seeking tutorials online explaining how to draw squares (having specific length) in QGIS?

I need to produce in QGIS a square having a specific dimension (1km x 1km). First I created a new polygon layer, but when I start editing through the Advanced editing tool, the program crashes. I ...
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QGIS 3.4. project file editing

How can I edit a QGIS project file so that it would open, save and edit data from given folder and save the results for different directory? Kind of like MapInfo's Wor. file. I read from QGIS ...
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Importing editor toolbar in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

Is it possible to import editor toolbar in ModelBuilder of ArcGIS? Basically I want to get coordinates of points on a shapefile (line) by randomly selecting, say 10 vertices and then using sketch ...
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Measure Line while editing in Edit Mode (Workaround?)

It's unfortunate that QGIS does not allow the use of the Measure Line tool while activiely editing something with Add feature or Vertex tool. As soon as one of the latter tools are switched on the ...
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ArcMap losing selection of asset features?

I am currently working through asset updating and wondering why this is happening. Scenario: I've selected more than 50 of the same feature class poly-lines. Now I edit to add photo numbers from an ...
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Freehand editing in QGIS

Is there a way to cut polygons in QGIS using freehand tool? Unfortunately Freehand Editing tool in QGIS 2.x does not provide such functionality. There is a tool for cutting polygons with standard ...
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Re-shaping edit widget does not work on all web applications in ArcGIS Online?

I have generated a web application which enables tabular and spatial data to be edited (in ArcGIS Online) My process consists of uploading the layer by publishing a service, enabling the layer to ...
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Unable to save shapefile edits in QGIS? [closed]

I'm unable to save any shapefile edits (polygon, point, line) using QGIS. I have tried multiple versions including 3.4 and 3.8. I have tried removing all installed plugins. I have tried new projects, ...
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Updating multiple vector points at once with vertex editor in QGIS?

I have a series of points in .shp format arranged in lines over an area, which I've used the 'regular points' tool to generate. In some of the lines, I want to decrease the spacing of the points so ...
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QGIS 3.4 losing edits after saving [duplicate]

I have constant problems in saving edits in QGIS. I have seen this behaviour with multiple geometry types, namely polygons, multipolygons and points. Say that I want to update a value in one cell of ...
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Esri file geodatabase data migrated to PostGIS through FME becomes non-editable in QGIS

I loaded a layer (point) from Esri file geodatabase to PostGIS (PostgreSQL) using FME and when I load it in QGIS, I cannot edit the layer. Am I missing any step in FME data migration process? I used ...