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

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Editing polygons simultaneously in ArcMap?

I have two polygons: How can I reshape both Polygon 1 and Polygon 2 at the same time? Will the area of each polygon change automatically in the table after reshaping? I'm using ArcMap 10.1.
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Cutting Polygon in Two in ArcMap?

For ArcMap10: I know there are multiple way to do this, but I wanted to see what was the most efficient for this case, as I will be doing it repeatedly in my workflow. I have a .shp polygon layer with ...
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Selecting new feature in attribute table of ArcMap without using mouse?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. When editing fields of a feature in an attribute table (right-click -> open attribute table with start editing enabled), is there a way to quickly select a new ...
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Using arcpy.da.editor on a transactional version raising errors [duplicate]

I've run up against a wall trying to get an edit session to work on a version. These are the scenarios Ive gone through in the code and their error mesages: Setting up an edit session not as a ...
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QGIS “Delete ring” no longer works

I have QGIS 2.4.0. Until just today, the "Delete ring" feature worked just fine. Now it no longer works at all. I rebooted and even reinstalled QGIS 2.4, and it didn't fix the problem. But I also ...
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Why are layers imported into a DB with Spatialite-Gui locked from editing?

I have a Spatialite DB which I have imported some shp files too using Spatialite-Gui. I have full read-write access to these layers via the Spatialite-Gui, however when I open these layers from QGIS I ...
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How to draw a polygon between a number of polygons automatically

The weight “empty” area which is bounded by the orange boundary should represent a land use “Roads” so I should fill it with polygons. Now my question is how to fill these empty areas with polygons ...
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How can I enable topological editing in QGIS 3

How can I enable topological editing (create shared nodes on adjacent polygons or intersecting lines) and also activate the option to prevent polygon overlap (that when a new polygon is drawn, its ...
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Update EVLR header info for .LAS file using laspy

I'm trying to change the header info for a LAS file using the python 2.7 (64-bit) laspy module (version 1.2.5). I'm attempting to follow the example shown here (in the section "Writing Data + EVLRS"): ...
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Get signal on edited feature?

Regarding my pyqgis plugin 2.2 , I've implemented signal on a vector layer event successfully. For instance, whenever i create a new feature, i can read a new basic message appeared via QGIS logging ...
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Clip layer with selected object from another layer in QGIS

In ArcMap, I can clip a layer with selected objects from another layer by using the editor toolbar. I want to do the same operation in QGIS. I want to create holes in the landuse layer by selecting ...
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QGIS 1.8.0 on Mac - how to cut/paste/delete?

I have a line vector layer selected, editing is on, I select one vector (a dozen points) with the node select tool so the vertices are red squares. the cut icon is greyed out, command/X does nothing, ...
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Why does multi_user_mode have to be False in edit session on non-versioned dataset using ArcPy? [closed]

I'm in the process of implementing Mintx's answer to my question What would cause a geoprocessing service to say "Cannot Open 'FeatureClass' Failed to Execute"? However, I had ...
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Snapping polygons while reshaping edges?

I have two Polygons, A and B, in two shapefiles. Is there any automatic way to reshape the edge of Polygon A according to the edge of Polygon B?
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SDE Versioned Data Editing Problem

ArcMap is telling our users that data from a certain feature dataset needs to be registered as versioned to edit. ArcCatalog is showing us that the feature dataset in the SDE is not registered as ...
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Canceling stopping edit session in BeforeStopEditing event of ArcObjects?

I have additional data to be stored when an edit session is saved. If the storing of the data fails (it is located on an internet service) the edit session should not be saved, otherwise data would be ...
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Changing global template features to reflect in other maps

I'm working on a project that involves 20+ map figures. We currently are working with a .mxd in which we are using as a template for these figures. It's most likely that our client will want some ...
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Unable to edit PostGIS DB using QGIS 2.10, works on 2.8

I have data in PostGIS DB which I need to edit with QGIS. I created a project file with QGIS 2.10. I was able to connect and open the PostGIS database, but ran into problems when I tried to edit DB ...
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Shapefiles not editable anymore?

From this morning if I open a qgis project all the shapefiles are not editable anymore. I've tried different projects in both 2.14 and 2.16 qgis versions. Has anyone encountered the same problem?
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Planarize tool in ArcPy?

Is there a way to use the Planarize Tool (Editing tool) in a ArcPy script. I want to create a script for a question I posted and with the help of the community resolved that problem. Please see the ...
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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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Is it possible to copy and paste features in an online Edit function?

Using the ESRI JS API, is it possible to select a feature and then create buttons to copy and paste that feature? This would be done using the Editor Widget. If its possible to do this, but only ...
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What can I do when snapping doesn't work correctly?

I'm trying to manually edgematch some adjacent polygons. When I try to add a vertex to snap it to another vertex on an adjacent polygon, it invariably undoes itself, as shown in this video that I made ...
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GIS Web API - WFS-T Edit

My organization has a asset management application using Google Maps Java API as the GIS viewer. The application does some simple editing/querying on a kml file through html form elements. Instead ...
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Adding polygons on points using Arcgis 10.2

I have a series (300+) of points and I would like to apply polygons over it. Cannot use the buffer tools as the polygons are not symmetrical but I basically need the same geometry for each one, ...