Questions tagged [editing]

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

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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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Using WFST in Leaflet: can not move/delete features

I write a Leaflet app which makes use of two plugins Leaflet.Draw and Leaflet.WFST. The first allows to create/edit/delete features, the second saves changes to my PostGIS database hosted by GeoServer....
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Is there a tool that shows dimensions during editing?

Is there a plugin or tool providing following functionality: I select 2 points (or vertices) - it shows the length between this points When i edit the point (or move vertex) the length automatically ...
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Offline editing solution for small GIS project with multiple editors?

I have a specific use-case that I cannot seem to find any solutions for online, so any and all advice would be most welcome. Some basic details: I am part of a small academic organization (a research ...
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Spatial Precision for Editing in Multiple GIS Clients

I have something I'd like to discuss, I'll try to explain it first, why it's important, and I'll explain how ArcGIS handles the issue, which I think is a good way to handle it. Finally I'd like to ...
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Reshaping polygons while preserving area

I'm looking to manually skew the shapes of areal polygons, but need to ensure their areas are not altered. Is anyone aware of any GIS tools or programming workflows that exist for manually reshaping ...
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How to modify the edit widget in ESRI flex viewer 3.0?

I am running ArcGIS Server 10.0 (sp2) on Windows server 2008 64-bit with IIS 7. I am using the ESRI flex viewer version 3.0. I have created a feature layer and published it as a rest service and ...
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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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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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Loading editable SQLite layer in QGIS?

I converted a shapefile to a SpatiaLite database so I could work with attributes with a length longer than 254 characters, and also not see some columns and change their order. In QGIS 2.18.16 I have ...
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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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Closing windows by code QGIS 2.18

Im trying to close the window (by code) that appears right after the "add feature" tool is called. This is the window im talking: This is my plugin code: def run(self): """Run method that ...
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QGIS 2.14 - Can't read message while editing

While creating a new feature (polygon), I get a blue message for some vertices but the pop-up message is just too fast for me to read or click on any pause button. How can I set the time a message is ...
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How to quickly edit imported DXF files?

We work with lots of DXF files, and it takes much time to save imported DXF file as SHP or convert them to polygons (even using batch converter) to enable "Edit" button. Is there any way for quicker ...
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Topological Editing of Two different layers in QGIS

Is there a way to apply topological editing to move vertices between two coincident features that are not in the same layer? For example, if I have a crop land polygon coincident with a soil polygon (...
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Dealing with Null Values in Destination Table After Editing with ArcGIS Relationship Class?

I have an ArcGIS geodatabase that contains one origin feature class linked to multiple standalone tables by Simple one-to-many Relationship Classes. The foreign keys in the destination tables are all ...
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How to automatically refresh canvas after saving layer edits

After saving a layer edit in QGIS 2.8.2 (Win7) I've to press F5 or change the map section to refresh the canvas. This is quite annoying when working with dynamic PostGIS views. Is there a way to ...
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Save WFS layers multiple records with geoext editor grid

How can I save multiple records after modification with geoext editor grid? The saving is working fine if I modify only one of the records, but it fails when I try to save multiple modifications. I ...
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problem creating and editing features at extent edges

I'm in the process of creating a polyline feature layer of tectonic plates. I'm working with WGS-84 reference system, which means the extent is +-180 in lon, and +-90 in lat. In order to create the ...
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Is there a way to make a qgis project only editable by me

In QGIS, currently Lisboa 1.8.0 is there a way to make it only editable by me. I want to set up projects for each client on the network, so when all the files are on the network and the program and ...
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Edit Widget Add attachments only shows when is made, not when making

So i post my question here because it didnt recieved any answers on Stackoverflow. Hello i have some difficulties, Let me see what i want to do with some pictures and code: I want to add some ...
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Using field calculator on shapefile converted from DWG in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.3. A third party convert complex autocad drawing (dwg) to shapefile for us. I got from them a zip folder with 1 to 16 Shapefile (depending of the original dwg data), all ...
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Extend line to specific point

I have a line layer which is cut at the level of the point layer, I want it to be connected at the nearest point while saving the forme ( just adding the missing part the that line without moving it)...
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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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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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Using ArcGIS workspace defined as version in ArcPy?

I am trying to define my workspace as the current version that I am connected to. The Python tool that I am running utilizes the arcpy.da.Editor() function, and I used a workspace variable that is ...
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Insert a MultiPolygon in a PostGIS table with MapInfo?

I'm using MapInfo 16 to edit a PostGIS table through ODBC driver. The geometry column type of my table is MultiPolygon. The value in spatialtype colmun of a record in mapinfo.mapinfo_mapcatalog table ...
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pyQGIS: Which attribute change signal should I listen to?

I want to receive a signal when changes have been made to a layer, regardless of the type of editing (add features, remove features, change attributes). When I receive this signal I export the layer's ...
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How to join nodes when editing a boundary?

Using QGIS 2.8.2, I have the following layer: I'd like to remove the white strip and have each end closed off. Looking more closely, I need to join the nodes at each end as shown in red pen, such ...
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How can I access to history service layer

I have set up a service which is provided by ArcGIS. I would like to have access to all the versions of the parcel layer which are created during the edits I applied earlier to be able to gather ...
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Erdas LPS : how to rename points_ID values?

I'm working with ERDAS LPS 2014, i would like edit the name given for my GCPs and TPs (add the following suffix : "_w"). I tried to do that using the "formula" menu... in vain. I did not find a ...
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Divided road segments from XTools Pro need unique, informative IDs

I can divide segments with my road using XTools Pro, but I want to give a useful identifying number to each segment. For example: If D100 road has been divided into 20 segments, the segments must ...
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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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Moving and zooming map-layer while editing in QGIS?

I want to create lines with the help of "CAD-like improved line capture", make a point, pretend an angle or distance want to put the second point. To this end, I have to zoom out on the map, select a ...
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ArcGIS Autoincrement field for file geodatabase using domains

I have read this thread "Autoincrement field when New Feature added" which suggests a python script to autoincrement a field. Can anyone say if there is anyway to do this using domains or any other ...
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Editing of vector layer programmatically with QGIS

I'm trying to edit vector layer using Python console and have couple of questions. Why this approach doesn't work and I have to use canvas.refresh? If I will use this code not in python console but in ...
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QGIS 1.8.0 Mac can't create ring

Can anyone spot what is wrong here? I've selected single feature, the existing rings are obvious, it's not intersecting anything (even a feature in another layer... http://johnsankey.ca/ringerror.jpg
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Is it possible to permanently save the Edit Widget for a Postgis layer?

Is there a way of configure the editing type for a POSTGIS layer through Edit Plugin and do not lose the changes after remove the layer or exit the program?
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Right click editing menu disabled ArcGIS 10.0

Editing Polygon feature in FGDB, Create Features, Click Rectangle (in Construction tools), right click, unable to select any options (Absolute X, Y / Direction / Length) from popup menu. Help? Haven'...
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Snapping line endpoints to a point feature class by adding a vertex

I have a line feature class whose endpoints should snap to the closest point in a points feature class. The problem is, I do not want the lines to move, but rather a vertex must be added to the ...
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How do I create a leader line for a label in my bar graph in ArcMap?

I am displaying a bar graph of various tornado watches and warnings along with the actual tornado touchdowns themselves. Since the tornado touchdowns are such a small number compared to the large ...
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How to prevent the user from moving the feature?

I want to prevent the user from moving the feature in ArcMap when editing. I used OnChangeFeature event but it does not work. void m_editEvents_OnChangeFeature(IObject obj) { ...
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Is it possible to lock a single feature from editing in ArcObjects?

We're developing an ArcMap addin. Now we need a way to lock a feature from editing/deleting. Is this possible with ArcObjects or do we have to create our own implementation of locking? Example: User ...
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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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Interactive tool for editing TIN data

I created TIN to generate DTM using Mass points from Lidar data and river data that I made from stereoplotting. TIN results show there are several locations where the river elevation floats. So I have ...
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Making rhomboid with user defined angle in ArcMap?

I need to capture some buildings in ArcMap 10.3. It works fine for perfectly rectangle buildings, but whenever some location has buildings with an angle like a rhomboid then it became very time ...
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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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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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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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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 ...