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

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Morphing Polygons using ArcMap? [duplicate]

We recently migrated from ArcMap 9.3 to 10.6.1. Since migrating we are experiencing issues with polygons changing after we hit finish sketch. This usually happens when there are curves or indents ...
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“Node tool: could not snap to a segment on the current layer” message

I have a strange issue. Editing a layer with node tool I get always the following message: "Node tool: could not snap to a segment on the current layer." This error happens to me even with a fresh ...
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My work closed and now I cannot see the Temporary Scratch Layers [duplicate]

This is my first project on QGIS 3.6.1. Over night my computer restarted and updated itself closing my QGIS work.. I created two separate Temporary Scratch Layers and frequently saved it on my ...
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Manually editing point coordinates in QGIS?

Is there a tool for shapefiles or a QGIS plugin available, which will enable me to edit the coords of a point manually ? ("tool" -f1 "Tsunami Gauge"-move x1.abcdef -to x2.ghijkl) I do have ...
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AutoCAD Map/Civil 3D Feature Data Object (FDO) layer displays but is no longer editable

Just over a week ago, one of our main GIS layers became uneditable. Our GIS layers are connected to AutoCAD Civil 3D (Fig.3) via an SQL Server Spatial Connection in the Task Pane. We were able to edit ...
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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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Why is ArcMap editor deleting some added vertices and simplifying polygon?

I am using ArcMap 10.0. I am trying to edit (and add) vertices in a polygon. I start editing, (using "Edit Vertices" tool), and add many vertices in the polygon. Then when I am done, I save the ...
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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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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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Moving node in QGIS?

I am trying to move a vertex in QGIS 3.2. I can select nodes in QGIS 3.2 (which show up blue), but every time I try to move it with the node tool it just deselects the vertex. How do I move a node ...
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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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Copying features to new location using QGIS?

I want to copy some features from one layer and paste them onto another layer with all their attributes, but in a different geographic location. Is this possible? These are very small features a very ...
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Adding non GPS information to project?

I am a volunteer groundsman at a small golf club. I had our reticulation GPS located. I have added the GPS locations to a georeferenced image, all good. What I want to do now is add new sprinklers to ...
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Modifying DEM elevation data in QGIS using a polygon

I've tried searching through the existing questions but am struggling to find a succinct answer to what I am trying to achieve. For background, I am running a flood model in TUFLOW to help support a ...
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Adding points to osm file in QGIS [duplicate]

I have downloaded an osm file from Geofabrik download server and opened this .osm.pbf-file in QGIS. So there are 5 classes - lines, multiline strings, multipolygons, other_relations, and points. I ...
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Editing QGIS point layer to retrieve attributes of intersecting line layer? [closed]

I'm creating a custom editing form using QGIS 2.0 and would like to modify the mouse event when creating a point. I've gotten a start by reading Programatically check for mouse click in PyQGIS? In ...
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Adding new features to selection list using PyQGIS?

The code written by Joseph answering to the question Features to stay selected by default in QGIS? layer = qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer() # Use active layer def select(featureAdded): layer....
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Searching locations in any ArcGIS Basemaps?

I am wondering if it is possible to search locations in the basemap that is used as a background map in my project or whether I can add any searchable layer (such as it happens in Google Maps?). The ...
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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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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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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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Performing localized raster edits using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I have a raster image of water depth, float point values 1-15, in a very small area some erroneous values are in the raster with values of 100 - 375. I'm looking for a repeatable work flow in ArcMap ...
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How to auto populate feature attribute values for new polygon (B) from parent layer (A) where B is made over layer A?

Is there any way in QGIS where we can auto populate new layer feature_attributes from parent layer? We have layer A as . It has attributes including: f_id, class_name, class_type, r_total. We now ...
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Trace Tool for QGIS?

Is there any tool in QGIS that traces a line like the trace tool (Editor Toolbar) in ArcGIS? I want to draw a line and trace this line back so that I get the beginning and the end of the line at the ...
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Raster Editor in QGIS

I found two Raster Editors. The first one is Serval Plugin and another one is Editor Raster in SCP of QGIS. Editor Raster is working not well for me and Serval can edit only single pixel per time. ...
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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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Drawing line with specified length using QGIS? [closed]

How to draw a line with specified length using QGIS 2.16.1?
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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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Refreshing Versioned Feature Class using ArcObjects?

I have a FeatureClass A. This Feature Class is Versioned. User X has a tool open, that reads records from this Feature Class, by clicking a refresh button. The refresh button code is basically a ...
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Deleting portion of raster using ArcMap?

How do I delete a portion of a raster image using ArcMap? Attaching the raster image and the portion to delete.
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ArcGIS Server Local edits

I'm having a problem with ArcGIS Server local edits. We have a feature service we use for multi-user editing and we use ArcMap 10.4 for creating a local copy and synchronizing when we are done. ...
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Editing attributes of shapefile in ModelBuilder?

I have a shapefile of polygons data. In the attribute table, I have a field named as "rank". I want to assign the values in rank field through ModelBuilder. Are there any solutions for this?
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Create Features window disappeared?

I closed the window and now I can't find it again. I've tried the Editor toolbar dropdown and Create Features is not even on there (at all, not even greyed out). Suggestions?
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Updating vertices Z in polyline from points

I'm trying to snap a line's vertices to several points in height. The XY have already been snaped, but the snap tool doesn't seem to get the Z value. There is one vertex for each point. Is there a way ...
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Editing attribute table in ArcGIS Explorer?

I currently need to edit and add data to attribute tables in Explorer. Is this even possible? I am new to Explorer but am proficient in ArcMap. I know how to edit data with ArcMap using the ...
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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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Problem editing, clipping, and saving large shapefile QGIS 3.4

I'm working with a very large shapefile in QGIS 3.4. I only need one section of the layer (near the main city, not the areas outside it) and I'm trying to delete the large sections which I don't need. ...
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Free CityGML Editor for tag edit

I can view CityGML File in FZKViewer but is there any tool available that allow me to edit cityGML file? I can easily open cityGML in notepad or notepad++ but its code/tag syntax is not highlighting ...
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Merging lines shows up as two parts in vertex list

I've merged multiple lines in ArcMap 10.5.1. When I go into the vertex list it shows up as two different parts. Why is this? I can also explode it as a multipart. Is it possible to turn it into "one" ...
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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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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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File stubbornly refuses to allow me to edit in QGIS [duplicate]

I opened up a shapefile ZIP in QGIS. Now, I cannot "toggle editing mode" to on, nor access any of the editing features, anymore! What could I be doing wrong? Please, and also the one, here-for, this:
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QGIS stopEditing function in python

I am trying to stop the edits using the python console of the QGIS and the code QgsTrackedVectorLayerTools.stopEditing(layer,False) where layer is the layer in the edit mode. I am receiving the ...
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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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Creating/digitizing roads using ArcMap editor?

This is probably very basic but I am not able to figure out. I am trying to digitize roads by drawing lines. I go to Editor>Star Editing, select the layer, select my layer under 'create features'. ...
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Errors in QGIS (about clip, editing shape etc.) [closed]

1) A few days ago, I run "clip" tool on some shapefile. Green shapefile was obviously full of the area, but after clip process, some regions are lose their area... Why does this error occur? 2) I ...
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Welding line vertices or resume creating new line from end of old one in QGIS?

I'm creating a long and detailed (historical) border, and I guess it will take days. How can I weld lines, or just resume creating a new one directly from the end of old fragment using QGIS? When I ...