Questions tagged [editing]

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

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Moving dimension text in ArcMap?

I am labeling a 2-D area with several intersecting dimension labels, and I would like to move the dimension text ('512.64 ft') over to the sides of the polygon to make it easier to interpret. ...
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How can I solve the problem with the “Indexing data” window while editing?

When trying to edit a vector layer using node tool, i get constantly the next message: Normally it appears once at the beginning of the edition and then it doesn't show any more, but now I get it ...
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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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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 ...
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Make only one attribute editable in a webmap

Can someone tell me (spoon feed me) how to make only one attribute editable in ESRI online. Everything I have read and followed makes all the attributes editable. I really need the public user to ...
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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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Adding Polygon to shapefile of particular area from Excel?

I have Excel data in which polygon number is given, in correspondence to that there is particular Area given. I have 5000 to these entries. Now in the shape file, we have to edit every polygon and add ...
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Can you save a project using an ArcGIS Online Web App as a user without an account?

Once I make my web app publicly accessible, is there a way for users to save a project they're working on? For example, an agricultural planning adviser is making a map of a farm they're visiting. ...
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Load .osm changefile to my local database

I've successfully created a local tileserver on Ubuntu 18.04, now I need to edit the map I've uploaded on database. I created my own .osc change file from openstreetmap editor's iD and I need to put ...
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Changing central meridian in QGIS causes problems? [duplicate]

I want to change the central meridian of my world map (WGS84) in QGIS from 0 to -80. The problem is that this distorts the map every time I try it. This is what I do: go to Settings/Custom CRS and ...
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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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Extra vertices being added to polyline during ArcMap editing of shapefile?

I have a layer of multiple polylines each of which had some vertices. While editing vertices in ArcMap 10.5.1, all lines have become features with too many vertices. Does anyone know what is the ...
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Editing start vertex of multiple elements synchronously using QGIS?

I have 20 or so sight line elements (2-vertex lines) which have their start vertex at a single point - a point element in another layer. If I move that start point, how can I move all 20 concurrent ...
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Don't allow to save edits in the table untill the field will be populated in ArcGIS with pythonaddins

I have a table and some fields there(OBJECTID, UN_ID, for example).Table is not empty. how to prevent an edit session from stopping or saving until the field will be filled. I wrote an extension ...
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Turn Popups On/Off in ArcGIS Online Webmap via Javascript API Web Application

I am writing my first ArcGIS Javascript API web map application and consuming a web map authored in ArcGIS Online. The ArcGIS Online web map apparently does most of the work for me in terms of ...
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Freehand editing without holding down mouse button in QGIS?

I am trying to delineate wetlands using satellite imagery in QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa. I'm using the Freehand Editing plugin. Is there a way to draw polygons without having to hold down the mouse button, ...
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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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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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Editing WFS-T layers from ArcGIS Server in QGIS? [closed]

I'm trying to edit layers from a service in ArcGIS Server through WFS-T in QGIS. But the AGS only allows writing in version 1.1 of WFS, while QGIS only connects to the WFS Server in version 1.0, ...
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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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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 ...