Questions tagged [editing]

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

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Dynamical refresh of Mapbox layers after drawing edits

I fetch some GeoJSON from a DB, and add them to my map. After I use the mapbox-gl-draw library for editing. My problem is that, after editing a feature on the map I would like to directly change it (...
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Can't add vertex to polygon in QGIS3

I'm working in QGIS3.8.3 and am trying to use the Vertex Tool to add a vertex to a pre-existing polygon. I expect to be able to do this in an editing session by hovering over the segment in question ...
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Changes made to shapefile

If I take a Natural Earth shapefile and delete all countries except one - This will affect that original shapefile. Can I take that shapefile duplicate it and use that shapefile to delete all ...
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QGIS 3 shows and saves raw default-values from spatialite-tables

QGIS shows default values from sqlite tables as string in the edit-form when i try to create a new row. After save, the raw default values are stored in the table. How can i edit in QGIS LTR 3.4.7 a ...
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Is there a way to edit field name, type & length after importing from Excel?

Is there a way to edit the name, type and length given to each column on the attribute table once the information has been imported from Excel?
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Multiple vertices after editing giving wrong start and end x, y co-ordinates [closed]

Initially I generated some polylines across the river at various locations. I found some of them are smaller in size and not fitting the river width, Therefore, I edited those using advanced editing ...
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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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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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Merging lines with slightly different endpoints in QGIS

In QGIS, I have two lines. The endpoints are near each other, but not quite aligned. I'd like to turn the two lines into one, with the two endpoints merged into midpoints. The closest I've been able ...
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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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How to randomly subset X% of selected points?

What methods are available in ArcGIS 10.2 to randomly subset a selection of points. For example, in the attached screenshot I am interested in keeping 20% of the selected points and deleting the rest....
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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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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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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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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 to add a node/vertex in a QGIS edit session?

I'm doing some polygon (boundary) cleanup, and am wondering if it is possible to add a node/vertex to a set of selected polygons or even a single polygon. By the way, the QGIS topology editing tools ...
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Viewing or importing *.pbf file (OSM data, binary format) in ArcGIS Desktop or QGIS? [closed]

How to view or import a pbf file (OSM data,binary format) in ArcGIS Desktop or QGIS? Are any 3rd party applications needed? I would like to edit this file on any GIS Software.
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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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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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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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ArcGIS Map Package editing

I created a map package on my desktop, and copied the folder containing it and a geodatabase containing feature classes that were in the map to my laptop. On my laptop version, I edited one of the ...
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How to edit attribute tables using Python/ArcPy?

I am new to Python, so sorry for such a trivial question. There is a shapefile (let's call it Structures.shp) and the script I'm writing needs to update the value of only one record in only one field (...
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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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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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Using Copy / Paste when editing attribute tables in QGIS

I have a number of polygon attribute tables with columns that I want to update with new information. Is there a way of (relatively) quickly editing info in attribute tables in QGIS? For example, ...
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How do I edit an existing ArcGIS .lyr file?

I have downloaded a layer file. The layer names are long, and I want to change these to approved abbreviations, for ease of data input. For instance, the layer file values look like this: A1.1.1 ...
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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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Cut/Clip/Split a polygon with another polygon from same layer

To not have overlapping polygons/features, I normally use one or more polygons to clip/shape other polygons. This is often much faster than tracing when adding polygons etc. I cannot find this ...
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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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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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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 polylines in QGIS (extend, trim, fillet etc)

I was wondering, if its possible to edit lines and polylines in qgis, in similiar way as autocad commands "extend", "trim" and "fillet"? About how the commands for in Autocad, very shortly: The ...
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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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Add and edit Oracle Spatial Layer in QGIS

When I connect oracle layer are not enabled me all editing options. I can create and delete but not update. It is an issue of users? permissions or privileges? metadata? All works OK in AutoCADMap3D ...
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Does QGIS support topological editing of lines?

Does QGIS support topological editing of shared vertices between two or more lines? When in editing mode, if I select a vertex at an intersection, it seems that sometimes it will move all lines ...
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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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Submitting edits to OpenStreetMap [closed]

What is the preferred method to submit edits to the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project? I have read up on a few options but prefer the easiest. Actually any info on the process would helpful and the ...
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Adding new vertex using QGIS Vertex editor

I'm having trouble adding new vertex using the QGIS3 Vertex Editor - I'm using QGIS version 3.4.1-Madeira. I tried following the instructions provided in answer to Using QGIS vertex editor?. The ...
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Using QGIS vertex editor? [closed]

I'm having two main problems: When hovering over a map with multiple layers, even though I only have one layer editable and visible, I am seeing all the nodes of all layers show up as red dots when ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Creating feature template in blank map of ArcMap

I understand how to create features with existing templates, but sometimes a map has no templates to begin with and no layers to use to create them; perhaps just a basemap. Is there a way within ...
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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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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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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 ...