Questions tagged [editing]

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

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Recover lost polygons from shapefile in QGIS

I've committed a newbie error it seems in GQIS with a polygon shapefile. I wanted to remove about 15 of the 210 polygons, and put those 15 in another file. I made a duplicate of the polygon ...
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Adding vertices at a centerline node not working in QGIS3

I've recently installed QGIS 3.4. Earlier today, my vertex tool showed a virtual node at the center of line segments (as it should with the new node tool). This is no longer showing while editing the ...
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Limit users' editing privileges by attribute and role

I have a feature class in an Oracle 12c geodatabase. The feature class has a type column. The column has a coded domain. I would like to limit user's ability to edit the features based on the type ...
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Does QGIS support topological editing of lines?

Does QGIS support topological editing of shared vertices between two or more lines? When in editing mode, if I select a vertex at an intersection, it seems that sometimes it will move all lines ...
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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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Using arcpy.da.Editor correctly?

I am attempting to remove duplicates in a feature class that are generated by a Python script. At the end of my script I have the code block below; I haven't implemented it yet, but would like to see ...
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Disabling Start Editing command using ArcObjects?

How do I disable the Start Editing button in ArcMap when an added ArcSDE database version is the default? IMxDocument pMxdoc = m_application.Document as IMxDocument; IMap pMap = pMxdoc.FocusMap; ...
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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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Snapping to vertex plane while editing in ArcMap?

Occasionally when I edit a new polygon feature I want to finish one side of it exactly where it meets the plane of an existing vertex of another feature (in order to create a 90 degree angle to that ...
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Editing multiple feature classes contained in feature dataset using ArcMap?

I have two feature classes contained inside a file geodatabase feature dataset. One is point and one is polygon. When I turn on editing mode for one of them, the other is editable as well. Assuming ...
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Saving edit widget setting in style or layer definition file? [closed]

I am using QGIS 2.4 on Windows 7 installed by the OSGeo4W-installer. I want to save the "edit widget"-settings in a style to use them after loading in a different vector layer. The problem: If I ...
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Editing blank feature class in ArcMap?

I am very new to ArcGIS Desktop. I have a jpeg showing an old map of NYC zones. I was able to georeference this image with a shapefile of NYC blocks. I wish to now create a new feature class where I ...
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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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Cannot rollback changes when adding features to QGIS layer

I am testing a script that add features from one *.shp file to another. But also I need to wait for user to save or discard changes. But it seems that adding features from script using dataProvider() ...
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Using Join Field more than once in ArcGIS Pro ModelBuilder?

I have a model where I'm trying to aggregate the zonal sums of a set of ~30 rasters into attributes on a shapefile of country boundaries. Ideally my model would create a new field in the country ...
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Unable to edit data in feature dataset? [closed]

When I click on Start Editing button following error occurs: Could not edit the data in the folder or database you selected. The featureclass is currently in load-only mode. What do I need to do ...
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Buffer option not available to select in Editor menu of ArcMap?

I need to use the Buffer in the Editor menu of ArcMap, but it is unavailable. What is the problem?
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New records not showing

I am trying to edit a layer that's stored in a file geodatabase on a shared server. While editing, the "General function failure" message appeared for said layer and a number of the features ...
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Snapping to sketch' vertices while editing in QGIS?

I'm trying to digitize buildings in QGIS and encountered a problem: after digitizing several vertices in a sketch, I want to place my final vertex in accordance with the first one - i.e 'square and ...
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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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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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Changing vector extent in QGIS

I've been looking for a manner to change a vector extent in QGIS, but it's unsuccessfull! I want change extent because in the past, I had problems to convert vector to raster. I try present the ...
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Voronoi Diagram on a given polygon using QGIS

I am trying to create a Voronoi Diagram on a specific polygon, but there is some issue when dealing with edges. Here is how I do it: Preparing the points for Voronoi and the polygon for the diagram ...
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right click sketch tool not working

When drawing a new Feature or editing an existing Feature it is possible to open the sketch tool by right-clicking onto the feature. This is not working anymore, the menu is not showing. The mouse ...
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Polygon Selection in Manual Editing (eCognition)

eCognition software allows manual editing on segments with the options such as"polygon selection, line selection, rectangle selection and cut object manually". In my study, polygon selection option ...
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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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Unable edit anything in geodatabase using ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap 10.5.1. A client sent me a geodatabase (Project.gdb) and asked me to update/add shapefiles and information in the attribute tables. I can start Editing but shapefiles in the ...
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Morphing Polygons using ArcMap? [duplicate]

We recently migrated from ArcMap 9.3 to 10.6.1. Since migrating we are experiencing issues with polygons changing after we hit finish sketch. This usually happens when there are curves or indents ...
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“Node tool: could not snap to a segment on the current layer” message

I have a strange issue. Editing a layer with node tool I get always the following message: "Node tool: could not snap to a segment on the current layer." This error happens to me even with a fresh ...
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My work closed and now I cannot see the Temporary Scratch Layers [duplicate]

This is my first project on QGIS 3.6.1. Over night my computer restarted and updated itself closing my QGIS work.. I created two separate Temporary Scratch Layers and frequently saved it on my ...
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Manually editing point coordinates in QGIS?

Is there a tool for shapefiles or a QGIS plugin available, which will enable me to edit the coords of a point manually ? ("tool" -f1 "Tsunami Gauge"-move x1.abcdef -to x2.ghijkl) I do have ...
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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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shortcut to show / hide the layers as per the sequence

Does anyone know any shortcut to display / hide the layers as per the order? For example, F1 displays and hides layer 1, F2 displays and hides layer 2. I found the shortcut to hide all the layers and ...
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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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Why is ArcMap editor deleting some added vertices and simplifying polygon?

I am using ArcMap 10.0. I am trying to edit (and add) vertices in a polygon. I start editing, (using "Edit Vertices" tool), and add many vertices in the polygon. Then when I am done, I save the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Copying features to new location using QGIS?

I want to copy some features from one layer and paste them onto another layer with all their attributes, but in a different geographic location. Is this possible? These are very small features a very ...
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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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Modifying DEM elevation data in QGIS using a polygon

I've tried searching through the existing questions but am struggling to find a succinct answer to what I am trying to achieve. For background, I am running a flood model in TUFLOW to help support a ...
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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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Editing QGIS point layer to retrieve attributes of intersecting line layer? [closed]

I'm creating a custom editing form using QGIS 2.0 and would like to modify the mouse event when creating a point. I've gotten a start by reading Programatically check for mouse click in PyQGIS? In ...
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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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Why does QGIS 3.4 and higher 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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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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Created features disappear when saving edits?

I am trying to create point features in a template geodatabase. I am adding the features to a feature class in an edit session. When I save the edits all of the features I just created dissapear and ...