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

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Editing attribute using PyQGIS

I'm trying to automate a simple repetitive task on QGIS. I have some shapefiles with varying number of features in a layer and about 10 different attributes for each feature. I need to add the same ...
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Deleting polygon created with Add Polygon Feature in QGIS

I was playing with the "Add polygon Feature" in QGIS. I ended up with some weird ugly polygon. How do I delete the polygon?
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Modify the same feature multiple times ArcGIS Pro SDK EditOperation

I am atttempting to modify a feature twice using EditOperation in a loop. I am redacting certain subcurves from a given polyline at different sections of the line. The output polyline should be the ...
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How close an editing session in pyqgis3

I have a custom tool to add feature points. The attribute values are provided filling a custom dialog. The code was writted following this topic. At the end of the procedure, outside the tool, if I ...
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Adding label to OpenStreetMap

I've eaten at this amazing Brazilian BBQ restaurant in Calgary and I noticed its not on OpenStreetMap (OSM). How do I add a label to OSM? I am currently in the process of learning how to use QGIS ...
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Creating multiple columns for last user edit ArcGIS Portal

I enabled editing and tracking on the ArcGIS Enterprise Portal. But for this project my manager is asking to store the editing data (username and time stamp) of multiple users (not just the last user)....
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Calling GDAL (programs) from Python

Could someone navigate me for using/calling GDAL stand-alone programs from Python? I have GDAL 2.3.2 and Python 3.7. When I call gdal from python I can access to a limited number of functions ...
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Get number of changed features in a layer using pyqgis

I'm looking for a method to find out how many features in a layer have changed during edit mode (specifically attribute values). For my example i'm using QgsVectorLayerEditBuffer object, method ...
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Cannot edit the editing field is grey and has been since download

So the editing field has been grey since download and has been redownloaded multiple times. The data is not the problem as friends of mine have used the same data on their computers.
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Automating vector data entry in ArcMap

I have a vector contour data(polyline). I want to add values to each contour lines. Means I want to digitize my contour lines with proper values. Those values are with me in a paper. I'm adding those (...
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Snapping doesn't work - MapInfo Pro 17 (64 bit)

I've experienced a strange behaviour during drawing in MapInfo. Snap function doesn't work. Pressing the S key has no effect. I can't turn off snap. When I start drawing in snap mode, the program ...
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Selecting using edit tool in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.3.1. When using the edit tool in an edit session to select features and move them, I see the following symptoms: The edit tool draws the rectangle, the attributes briefly show ...
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Editing / grading a DEM raster? (Ex: detention pond and berm grading) [closed]

I am looking for a way to adjust/edit the values in a DEM file, for example, to grade a detention pond and berm into existing LiDAR data. I have tried messing around with point shapefiles and the IDW ...
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Seeking QGIS equivalent to ArcMap Editor Menu Clip?

In ArcMap I can start an edit session, drop down the editor menu and choose "Clip" then decide whether to preserve or discard the area(s) in any other displayed layer that intersect with the clipping ...
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Feature dataset containing road network editing issue

I have created a feature dataset in a enterprise geodatabase. I then imported roads layer and built the topology to check issues and then created a road network. Everything is working fine until I ...
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Prevent row deletion in versioned tables: Put the functionality in ArcMap?

In a related question, I asked how to prevent rows from being deleted from versioned tables using database privileges. Unfortunately, this does not seem to be possible. As an alternative, is there a ...
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Prevent row deletion in versioned tables using database privileges

I have versioned tables in an Oracle geodatabase (versioned with the option to move edits to base). I would like to prevent users from deleting rows from the tables when using ArcGIS Desktop. (With ...
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ArcGIS API for Python edit attributes deletes map view

Currently I have a working script that searches for points within a layer that meets two conditions. It then edits a attribute. The script works well, however as soon as I run it, any point which the ...
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Editor Tracking: What is the mechanism behind this functionality?

I have Editor Tracking enabled on a table in an Oracle enterprise geodatabase (versioned): Tracking an editor's changes to data says: ArcGIS automatically records new editor tracking values ...
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Removing space between multipart polygon in QGIS 3?

I am looking for an efficient method to edit and remove the space between multipart polygons in QGIS 3. I have an example below which should hopefully be clear: Multipart polygon Final result I ...
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Why does Modify Vertices seem to fail for no reason in ArcGIS Pro?

I could be working on a project for a while, between two maps and having no trouble modifying features. Then suddenly I will try to adjust the vertices on a line, and I get an error message: modify ...
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Seeking QGIS equivalent for ArcGIS route editing tools?

In ArcGIS Desktop I frequently use the route editing Tools for line features and I was wondering if the same or similar tools exist in QGIS as well. I couldn't find them so far. With "create route" ...
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Seeking tutorials online explaining how to draw squares (having specific length) in QGIS?

I need to produce in QGIS a square having a specific dimension (1km x 1km). First I created a new polygon layer, but when I start editing through the Advanced editing tool, the program crashes. I ...
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QGIS 3.4. project file editing

How can I edit a QGIS project file so that it would open, save and edit data from given folder and save the results for different directory? Kind of like MapInfo's Wor. file. I read from QGIS ...
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Importing editor toolbar in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

Is it possible to import editor toolbar in ModelBuilder of ArcGIS? Basically I want to get coordinates of points on a shapefile (line) by randomly selecting, say 10 vertices and then using sketch ...
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Measure Line while editing in Edit Mode (Workaround?)

It's unfortunate that QGIS does not allow the use of the Measure Line tool while activiely editing something with Add feature or Vertex tool. As soon as one of the latter tools are switched on the ...
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ArcMap losing selection of asset features?

I am currently working through asset updating and wondering why this is happening. Scenario: I've selected more than 50 of the same feature class poly-lines. Now I edit to add photo numbers from an ...
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Freehand editing in QGIS

Is there a way to cut polygons in QGIS using freehand tool? Unfortunately Freehand Editing tool in QGIS 2.x does not provide such functionality. There is a tool for cutting polygons with standard ...
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Re-shaping edit widget does not work on all web applications in ArcGIS Online?

I have generated a web application which enables tabular and spatial data to be edited (in ArcGIS Online) My process consists of uploading the layer by publishing a service, enabling the layer to ...
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Unable to save shapefile edits in QGIS? [closed]

I'm unable to save any shapefile edits (polygon, point, line) using QGIS. I have tried multiple versions including 3.4 and 3.8. I have tried removing all installed plugins. I have tried new projects, ...
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Updating multiple vector points at once with vertex editor in QGIS?

I have a series of points in .shp format arranged in lines over an area, which I've used the 'regular points' tool to generate. In some of the lines, I want to decrease the spacing of the points so ...
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QGIS 3.4 losing edits after saving [duplicate]

I have constant problems in saving edits in QGIS. I have seen this behaviour with multiple geometry types, namely polygons, multipolygons and points. Say that I want to update a value in one cell of ...
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Esri file geodatabase data migrated to PostGIS through FME becomes non-editable in QGIS

I loaded a layer (point) from Esri file geodatabase to PostGIS (PostgreSQL) using FME and when I load it in QGIS, I cannot edit the layer. Am I missing any step in FME data migration process? I used ...
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Disabling the editing option in arcgis.com pop-ups?

I am the owner/administrator of an arcgis.com web map containing feature points with pop-ups. How do I disable the editing option from the pop-up window? (see image below) I unchecked attribute ...
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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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Does CARTO Airship provide a feature for widget attribute editing?

CARTO Builder allows users to edit feature attributes directly from the map building and editing interface. Does Airship offer the same function?
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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...