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

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Data Collection Solutions

I am seeking a new data collection software for a team of biologists who track migrating animals from planes through aerial telemetry. I currently use Delorme TOPO USA but when collecting point data ...
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How can one modify map service legend (specifically raster layer)?

I've got the raster layer in my map service, which in fact is created automatically by asynchronous GP service as its output result ("View results with a map service" option). The raster is symbolized ...
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Is it possible editing data inside QGIS Server?

I need to modify some field, for example i have a polygon but i would like to add a picture or pdf to it, so if someone click on the polygon he could see the picture or a document. Is it possible ...
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Editing data with Server Object Extension?

Is it possible to use an interface such as IWorkspaceEdit within an Server Object Extension to create new features or update data in a geodatabse? Perhaps this can only be done through a managed ...
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How to know changes in polygons?

I'm writing a PyQGIS script. I succeed in accessing GIS vector data (lists) from my remote server (thanks to urllib). I succeed in displaying geometries and attributes. Now, I would like manage ...
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Multiuser Editing with ArcGIS through LAN

I am working on an ArcObjects application (C#), which is supposed to carry some customized editing operations, the database is ArcSDE based on Postgresql via (accessible via a LAN network). One ...
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Without Proxy page can't use IE8 and IE9 for Editing and Buffer

The server where my editing application is hosted does not allow a proxy page because of outgoing calls restriction. This makes it difficult for IE8 and IE9 since using CORS is not an option as there ...
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ArcGIS Javascript - Editor API methods?

I was looking at the API for the ArcGIS Editor widget (esri.dijit.editing.Editor), and I couldn't find a list of methods that are on the widget. I've seen other examples online that call destroy(), ...
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Edit imported osm maps on GeoServer with iD or Potlatch 2

I have installed geoserver on Ubuntu and imported osm map data into it. Now I want to attach a map editor(iD or potlatch 2) to this suite to edit maps but I have not a clue. Any help or documentation?...
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Error: Objects in this class cannot be edited outside an edit session

I'm simply trying to modify the Default Editing Widget ESRI sample to show my extent and service and am noticing the following error in Firebug when trying to add a point: {"error":{"code":400,"...
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How do you split a feature using an existing line in QGIS?

Is there a way to split a feature (polygon) using an existing line (selected polyline) in QGIS?
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Is there any accuracy difference between standard DTM editing tools like DT Master and automatic removal of artefacts using ERDAS?

I would like to know whether there is any accuracy difference while editing DTM points using standard photogrammetry software like Inpho DT Master and automatics removal of artefacts in ERDAS imagine.
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How to edit an ArcGIS Server WFS-T service in uDig?

Now a straight forward workflow to do this is present in the below link. http://udig.refractions.net/files/docs/uDigWalkthrough2.pdf Point 3 of page 8 states to change to the ‘Edit Geometry’ tool ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using feature templates for other layers than original to change target layer in ArcMap?

I was wondering if there is, in ArcMap 10.6, any way to use feature templates in a different layer than the one they where created for. I have around 10 layers with similiar atribute tables (same ...
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Updating Georeferenced Imagery?

I created a photomerged aerial image in Photoshop and i need to update a small section but, don't want to georeference the entire thing all over again. How can i replace the imagery? I am not ...
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What would cause editing capability difference for same geodatabase connections?

In ArcMap 10.5.1, from Computer 'A', I am receiving a 'no editable feature layers' error when trying to edit feature class 'X' that is in a SQL Server Geodatabase. However, I am able to edit feature ...
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ArcGIS WFS-T(Transactional) Service not able to edit in QGIS

I have published as WFS-T(Transactional) Service for Enterprise data of one Feature class through ArcMap 10.6. Using that WFS URL I have connected in QGIS 3.6 as WFS connection, I can see the data. ...
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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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Editing attributes of a GeoJSON in Leaflet

I have a map in which I'm trying to create the capabilities of adding new features and editing attributes of new and existing features. I have managed to make the feature editable but I want people to ...
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My digitizing lines keep disappearing

I am having a really hard time digitizing roads in a map for an assignment in my GIS course. I follow the steps, I open editor, snapping, I open a window to create a new feature. But when I start ...
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Editing polygon layer and snapping to another layer using ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap, and i've got two large polygon layers that are of the same area (Canada). One layer is made up of 2,500 polygons, the other is 14. when I clip (using one of the 14 layers) I will ...
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Initiating Edit Session when opening Python Toolbox?

I initially posted a question regarding the use of the GpFeatureRecordSetLayer Parameter in a Python Toolbox I am creating. Original Question: Using GPFeatureRecordSetLayer in Python Toolbox for ...
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Feature templates do not change when using LYR file and PostgreSQL?

We just started migrating from SQL Server to a PostgreSQL Server for production. Traditionally, we load a LYR file containing all of our symbology, then point it to our new GDB on the SQL Server. If ...
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Lose Domain Dropdown Function after using Geoprocessing?

I have a large geodatabase with multiple feature classes. I ran Geoprocessing- Arc Toolbox - Data Management - Features - Add XY Coordinates. Then I copied these values into our existing X Coordinate ...
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QGIS 2.18.12 Add Feature to Vector Layer Problem

I have created a new line vector layer and have attempted to add a linear feature. I finish editing, and the feature is depicted on the map. However, it does not show up in the attribute table. I WAS ...
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Using OS authentication for users with period in name when editing PostgreSQL database from ArcMap?

I am trying to set up a PostgreSQL server to integrate our active directory credentials. I can edit the pg_hba.conf file to allow users with an internal IP to connect with OS authentication. host ...
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How to edit manually file geodatabase's OBJECTID column in QGIS?

I'm using QGIS version 3.4.1 with a Windows 10 OS. I'm trying to edit an Esri FGDB folder. Haven't succeeded. So far so I'm using a workaround: exporting specific layer to a new FGDB - with 'Save ...
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How do you change the value of a Boolean column in a QGIS 3 Attribute Table?

I am editing feature in a PostgreSQL table in QGIS 3 and while I can edit the values in most columns, I cannot edit the Boolean value. I can enter the cell in edit mode, but keystrokes don't work. I'...
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Convert shapefile to KML: KML polygons don't match shapefile

I've edited my shapefile quite a bit using the Cut and Merge tool (through the Editor toolbox, not the geoprocessing tool). It looks like this: For some reason, when I export the shapefile to a KML ...
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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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New Shapefile (Polygon) Disappearing in Edit Session ArcGIS 10.6.1

I created a shapefile in ArcCatalog and assigned it its coordinate system as I always do. I selected "polygon" as the type. I added a generic topographic basemap to ArcMap. Upon editing the new ...
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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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Drawing parallel lines in QGIS 2.18?

Is there a button in QGIS that will allow me to create parallel lines? I do not mean by using a script, or distance from. I usually use ArcMap, and in ArcMap you just begin editing, select parallel ...
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ArcPad 8.0 and Postgis Data - Viewing & Editing Problems!

I have data held on a postgis which I want to take out onto site to update. I exported data from Postgis using dB manager in QGIS 3 into a file which I then transferred it onto my tablet for site use....
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Function process diagram of cut polygon tool

As far as the Cut Polygon tool from the Editor toolbar is concerned, polygons can be cut into two or more shapes according to that line drawn by a user. Where can I get a detailed function process ...
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Saving Edits in ArcMap automatically smooths line feature?

Using ArcMap 10.3.1: I'm having an issue with automatic smoothing of line features after editing vertices of line features and clicking 'Save Edits'. I start my editing session, click on a line ...
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Issue editing nodes on a PostGIS table via QGIS

I launch a PostGIS table via QGIS DB Manager tool [PostgreSQL 9.4.17 - PostGIS 2.1.8 - QGIS 2.18.19]. The table geometry is MultiPolygon. I can toggle both Toggle editing and Node tool buttons. When I ...
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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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Changing the color of scale and rotation points when editing a feature

When selecting a feature in my application and selecting the edit button the selected features become editable. This means that the points for scaling and rotation of that feature are made visible as ...
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Implementing a DTM editing web service

I am planning out the creation of a web service for DTM editing. I can think of two ways of handling the DTM data on the backend, but are there better methods? Have a base dataset of DTM tiles. ...
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View number of edits made in an Enterprise GDB?

I would like to see the total number of edits made in my Default.SDE before the reconcile/post/compress process. I know you can view the number of edits made in versions with the Version Changes tool ...
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Copy and paste feature using ArcGIS Online editing?

Wondering if there is a way to copy and paste a feature (geometry and attributes) using ArcGIS online editing. I have searched the internet a bit and have been unable to find any way to do it.