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

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After start editing, the editing toolbar remains inactive in QGIS

With respect to my previous question Disconnect editingStarted in PyQGIS , While doing some research for question, I found some details to stop editingStarted signal with following code. layer=iface....
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How to delete vertices with the same direction

I have feature with a big amount of vertices. But these vertices are totally useless and make Qgis editing too slow. Lets look on image with example: These vertices inside of black line I want to ...
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Closing windows by code QGIS 2.18

I'm trying to close the window (by code) that appears right after the "add feature" tool is called. This is the window I'm talking about: This is my plugin code: def run(self): &...
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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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QGIS- editing form auto completion

I'm new in QGIS world :) I would like to have an auto-completion script within the editing form on QGiS. When editing a point features with QGIS form, I would like the script to identify the list of ...
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Add point to existing file with mouse click in ArcGIS Pro

How do I add a point to a point shapefile in ArcGIS Pro 2.0? All the modify options seemed geared toward polygons. I have looked through the documentation and can't find anything.
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Why is my attribute table edit button greyed out?

I'm very new to GIS technology and have been trying to learn qGIS through downloaded tutorials. My qGIS is the 2.14.21 version. It was going well until the instructions told me to edit the attribute ...
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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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How to delete the existing polygon feature value inside the new polygon so that it borders the new polygon instead of overlapping?

Using arcGIS 10.7 Trying to create a polygon feature inside an existing polygon using the Create feature tool in Edit mode. How do I delete the existing polygon feature value inside the new polygon so ...
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Changing symbology of a single selected polygon feature instead of the entire feature class value

Using ArcGIS 10.7 I am editing a polygon layer, which I set to transparent so that I can make my edits according to a raster template underneath. With the amount of edits I am doing I would like to ...
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How to edit TIN surface by polygon

I'm doing a 2D hydraulic flood study of rivers in a 63 km2 basin. I have a RASTER of the topography (1x1 meters) that I have passed to TIN using ARCMAP. Giving a z=0.3 meters, I get a TIN network with ...
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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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Seeking free Shapefile editor

I want to create and edit shapefiles for my application. Is there a free shapefile editor?
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Oracle layer not editable in QGIS as non-owner user

When I open a QGIS (3.10) connection to an Oracle (12c) database using a logon which owns a spatial table, and add the table as a layer, the layer can be edited as normal. If I open the Oracle ...
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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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Are there any examples or tutorials showing Branch Version editing with ArcGIS Server JavaScript API?

I am trying to implement branch versioning in an application that I'm building using the ArcGIS Server JavaScript API. I found a blog post showing how to edit branch-versioned data in ArcGIS Pro, and ...
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How to Continue a Line Feature in QGIS?

I'm looking for a way to continue a line feature in QGIS. I have checked the Digitizing Tools plugin (both regular and advanced) for a Prolong Line tool, but I haven't had luck. In ArcGIS there's a ...
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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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Deleting anomalous points in *.lasd using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop. I have a raw .las file that I have brought into an ArcGIS .lasd file format. The raw data has several anomalous points; i.e. the maximum elevation for any point ...
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keeping track of edited features QGIS

Does anyone know of a way to keep track of last added or edited features in QGIS? A kind of Editor Tracking tool.
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How do you restore a doughnut polygon that has been turned into a simple polygon, using QGIS?

I've received a .shp file which has a hole in the middle, I'm trying to style it nicely so I don't want the outline that cuts from the "inner" to "outer" polygon. I quote inner and outer aren't ...
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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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Save edits to polygon without altering existing

I am trying to edit a single polygon and save it as a new file without altering the original polygon in QGIS 3.4.
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Working with Map Series in Map View to assist Editing in ArcGIS Pro

In ArcMap I sometimes used Data Driven Pages to actually compare features and make edits. For example, I have two feature classes consisting of the same list of addresses geocoded via different ...
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Adding address (newly-built house) to existing street on Google Maps [duplicate]

How can I add my address (newly-built house) to an existing street on Google maps? It shows on Bing maps OK but not on Google maps. Existing answers to this question seem to be outdated. Surely ...
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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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Editing basemap in ArcMap

I am exploring ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 as I am mostly used to QGIS. I am making use of the world light grey canvas as this is the most suitable for me. However, I would prefer if the oceans appear blue ...
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Cut a hole using another shapelayer

I have an problem with cut an hole in a shapefile with another shapefile in QGIS version 3.12, I have previously used 2.18 for this. But when i tried that function in 3.12 it happens absolutly nothing....
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Allowing multiple users to edit colour of polygon in web map

I have been attempting to create a web map that can be shared to my coworkers that would allow them to collaborate and edit it. I have a series of polygons that cover a specified area that are ...
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Edit Toolbar Became Disabled While Editing in QGIS

My edit toolbar became disabled while I was editing a layer in QGIS. I have closed the window and opened it again to edit, but it is still disabled.
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Line appears broken into two geometries in QGIS

I have a shapefile with line features. One of my lines was causing problems in a python script and in the QGIS interface it appeared as two segments (one long one with a brief gap between two nodes). ...
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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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Cannot save KML polygon after modification

I am a new QGIS user. I have layer containing few polygons, imported from a .KML file (I have created them with Google Earth). I need to adjust the vertex, so I right click on the layer and select "...
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How to rectify polygon shapes in QGIS?

I have some polygon-shapes in qgis-1.7.0 and want to ensure that every polygon is a rectangle. See image below. Is there any way I can do this in QGIS (or any other f/oss)? Or how can I improve my ...
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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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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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Reshaping Feature using QGIS

In my job are currently looking for a ArcGIS free alternative, we try QGIS but ArcGIS reshape feature is very important for us when working with curves. What we do basically is: We've a line as ...
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Snapping Large Amount of Points To A Specific Location or Vertices

I am wondering about moving a large amount of points that represent power pylons and need to move them to the base of the pylon in the imagery that I'm using. I was thinking about using the spatial ...
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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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Using Construct Points on all lines in shapefile using ArcPy?

I need to use the editing tool 'Construct Points' on several shapefiles that each have ~1300 polylines. I need to do this to create points every 1km along each of the polylines, which represent the ...
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How to edit attribute table with decimal numbers in QGIS

I have been adding points to a vector layer and I want to define their value in a specific column. When I try to edit the values, that are in decimal numbers, it only allows me to type integers. How ...
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Can I prevent Planarize from resetting Domain Values?

Is there some setting I have that is causing this or is this just a BUG in ArcMap? I'm using ArcMap 10.8 with an Enterprise Geodatabase. When I run Planarize on a pair (or more than 2) Road Centerline ...
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Existing features not in Attribute Table and Data View

In ArcMap 10.7.1 I have drawn some lines in a already existing feature class containing other lines. The preexisting lines are displayed correctly in data view and attribute table. The new drawn lines ...
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QGIS: cannot reload attributes columns [duplicate]

Unfortunately I have clicked on the edit button in the attributes table and the spreadsheet with the polygons and their attributes has disappeared (see picture). It is likely that I am making a ...
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Vertices only showing up in a small portion of data view when editing

When I'm trying to edit features, or even digitize new features, the vertices or new lines only show up in the bottom right corner of the data view. I've tried restarting ArcMap and making sure only ...
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QGis 3.0 Multiuser Access [closed]

How does multiuser access work in QGis 3.0? Can multiple people open and edit the same object in a layer and save it at the same time? (Edit: Yes, but it may cause loss of data) Does it warn you ...
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Drag multiple vertices of different line features in QGIS

Is it possible to drag multiple vertices of some parallel lines in QGIS at the same time? I have a line-layer with parallel lines. In some regions I have to move the vertices of all parallel lines so ...
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Copy attributes from one feature to empty row of another feature in QGIS 3

How do you copy all of the non-geometry attribute data from one feature to another "empty" feature? For example, how would I copy all of the non-geometry attribute data from the "Seattle Mariners" ...
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Solving 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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Can't edit data in certain columns in attribute table

I am able to edit certain attributes in my table, but not others. For any given record, I can edit all but two of the columns. Those two columns cannot be edited in any record. The non-editable ...

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