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

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Disabling the editing option in arcgis.com pop-ups?

I am the owner/administrator of an arcgis.com web map containing feature points with pop-ups. How do I disable the editing option from the pop-up window? (see image below) I unchecked attribute ...
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Add and edit Oracle Spatial Layer in QGIS

When I connect oracle layer are not enabled me all editing options. I can create and delete but not update. It is an issue of users? permissions or privileges? metadata? All works OK in AutoCADMap3D ...
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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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Editing / grading a DEM raster? (Ex: detention pond and berm grading) [on hold]

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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Submitting edits to OpenStreetMap [closed]

What is the preferred method to submit edits to the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project? I have read up on a few options but prefer the easiest. Actually any info on the process would helpful and the ...
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Adding new vertex using QGIS 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 Using QGIS vertex editor?. The ...
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Using QGIS vertex editor? [closed]

I'm having two main problems: When hovering over a map with multiple layers, even though I only have one layer editable and visible, I am seeing all the nodes of all layers show up as red dots when ...
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Undoing Operation while editing in ArcMap with Python Add-ins?

Using ArcPy Add-ins, I can issue a message, but I don’t understand how to cancel or undo deleting an object. Is it possible? class ControlUniq(object): """Implementation for addin1_addin....
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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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QGIS edit toggle does not work with ANY layers I bring in (as shapefile)

I bring in polygon as Shapefiles and they display, I can select, all looks well. However the toggle edit is ALWAYS greyed out. If I make a new layer with features in it, the toggle edit is fine. ...
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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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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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Creating feature template in blank map of ArcMap

I understand how to create features with existing templates, but sometimes a map has no templates to begin with and no layers to use to create them; perhaps just a basemap. Is there a way within ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Versioned to unversioned: How to undo edits in an edit session on an unregistered table

I'm considering switching some of my tables in an Oracle enterprise geodatabase from versioned to unversioned. The pros of having unversioned tables would be: Simpler, traditional database design ...
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How to merge lines with slightly different endpoints in QGIS?

In QGIS, I have two lines. The endpoints are near each other, but not quite aligned. I'd like to turn the two lines into one, with the two endpoints merged into midpoints. The closest I've been able ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Splitting lines: Options for managing IDs and related records

I have roads in a feature class (Oracle 10.3 geodatabase). Roads are split into separate lines where they intersect. This is an established business rule that cannot be changed. Each road has ...
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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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How to randomly subset x% of selected points?

What methods are available in ArcGIS 10.2 to randomly subset a selection of points. For example, in the attached screenshot I am interested in keeping 20% of the selected points and deleting the rest....
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How to add a node/vertex in a QGIS edit session?

I'm doing some polygon (boundary) cleanup, and am wondering if it is possible to add a node/vertex to a set of selected polygons or even a single polygon. By the way, the QGIS topology editing tools ...
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Recovering accidental edits through ArcGIS Pro Version Changes window?

We have a situation with our ArcSDE where features were accidentally deleted inside a version and we would like to recover those changes. We cannot undo edits because they were saved in a previous ...
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Moving Polygons with snap from edge to edge using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have such a basic question, but can't find any solution. I have some hundred rectangular Polygons and want to move them to other, already existing Polygons. The borders of these polygons should ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Removing 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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QGIS automatic editing: create point at start and end nodes of polylines

For network consistency issues every polyline in layer A must have a point in layer B at start and end nodes. Lately we've realized our network editors usually forget to add this points to layer B so ...
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Features disappear during editing in ArcMap?

I'm having a problem with editing features within a file geodatabase. After drawing a feature and saving it, the feature will disappear from the data frame and the attribute table simultaneously. If I ...
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Using Advanced Digitizing tool in 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....