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

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Mapbox edit or delete point in dataset

I am using mapbox:///mapbox.mapbox-terrain-v1,mapbox.mapbox-streets-v5 for the style of my map. But I need to change the Persian Gulf to Arabian Gulf. How can I edit or delete the Persian Gulf to ...
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Checking and validating topology relationship between 2 feature class by concurrent users?

My requirement is to allow several users to edit the map and validate the topology relationship between 2 feature class. Michael mentioned in my previous questions that I can only validate a topology ...
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Shapefile DBF Editing in Stata for ArcMap?

I am trying to edit shapefile in ArcMap. How I can keep or clean some information from shapefile in ArcMap? In my shapefile, I have information about street type such as road, route, highway, ...
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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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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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Using ApplyEdits in ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

In my ArcGIS Javascript 3.12 application I am drawing a freehand polygon, clicking a "Save" button and adding the polygon to my feature layer. This works correctly except when the polygon crosses ...
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Edit ArcGIS Feature Service with QGIS

When I add an ArcGIS feature service in QGIS, the Digitizing Tools become disabled. Is there any way to edit data from ArcGIS Rest Services (Feature Services from ArcGIS Server 10.5.1 like WFS ...
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Buffering selected polygons within same feature class using ArcGIS Pro?

The limitation below applies only to ArcGIS Pro versions 1.0 - 1.2. When editing in ArcMap a workflow I used to create a polygon feature with a donut polygon in the same feature class around it was ...
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ArcGIS messing with feature geometry in Editing mode

I am currently working on project, where I need to digitise a geomorphological map. I am working in ArcMap 10.5.1. I have an issue with creating new features. When I am digitising an object from the ...
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How can I enable topological editing in QGIS 3

How can I enable topological editing (create shared nodes on adjacent polygons or intersecting lines) and also activate the option to prevent polygon overlap (that when a new polygon is drawn, its ...
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How to edit geometry of multiple layers simultaneously in QGIS 3?

I have several line layers (route, pipes, cables) that share the same geometry and would like to edit them simultaneously. Is there a way to easily snap the geometry of the pipes and cables layers ...
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Error: cannot acquire a lock when editing in ArcMap 10.1

We have a problem with a shapefile feature class. Periodically it will not save edits with an error message as the following: Cannot save edits; cannot acquire a lock Working in 10.1 with a water ...
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How to edit several layers simultaneously?

I have the land occupation of an area and a layer for each year : 2005-2006-2007-2008...2010. These are polygons. There are errors on layers which are common to all of them. For instance, there's a ...
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Shapefile layer no longer editable (toggle edit option greyed out) in QGIS?

I am using QGIS 2.16 / Windows 10. I have a point shapefile which I have been using for a little while that has always been editable. Today I was editing the layer, saved my edits and left my ...
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Correcting gaps and overlapping polygon (parcels) geometry

I have come across a resource that we rely upon almost daily that is in terrible need of repair. It is not our own product and the supplier is generally not interested in fixing the problem. We are ...
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Deleting anomalous points in *.lasd using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop. I have a raw .las file that I have brought into an ArcGIS .lasd file format. The raw data has several anomalous points; i.e. the maximum elevation for any point ...
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How to unlock imported GeoJSON vector layer?

I have a map on geojson.io, with some errors that I need to correct. It has a feature to edit a polygon's node but it's too tedious and doesn't have "snapping" mode. So I've imported my .geoJSON, ....
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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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Turning off all pulsing-heartbeat and other animated effects in ArcGIS Pro?

Every time I select a feature or edit or split a feature the selection, appears to slowly pulse which is a new visual effect in Pro. The pulse effect takes way too long bordering on annoying which ...
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Digitizing polygons by cut or split feature tool in QGIS

For saving digitizing time i created one polygon feature cover all satellite imagery (study area) and styled it outline, tried many tools inside qgis 2.18 to split / cut polygon features (i don't mean ...
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How to Continue a Line Feature in QGIS?

I'm looking for a way to continue a line feature in QGIS. I have checked the Digitizing Tools plugin (both regular and advanced) for a Prolong Line tool, but I haven't had luck. In ArcGIS there's a ...
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Boundary of merged parcel feature does not disappear after merge

In QGIS, when I merge several parcel features using Merge Selected Features, some of the boundary of parcels still remains. Steps I used: Enabled snapping options. Enabled Toggle Editing. Select Add ...
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Layer editing in QGIS

I am new to GIS but slowly getting the learning curve. I am working with QGIS version 2.18.7. I have been editing several layers (both Raster and vector shape files) but suddenly the 'Toggle Editing' ...
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Editing Oracle Spatial view from QGIS?

I try with QGIS to insert new features in a multi-table Oracle Spatial view that is updatable by adding an "instead of" trigger. The view is "key-preserved" and I don't have any problem when I insert ...
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How to edit line shapefile with many segments to single segment?

As title, I have one line shapefile with many segments: How to use QGIS to quickly edit this line shapefile and output a new file looks like the original one, but with only one segment (its attribute ...
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Identify polygon touching common polygon

In the case of the image towards left, the red polygon is overlapping the blue polygons. In the case of the image towards right, two red polygons are overlapping blue polygons. The two red polygons ...
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Editing PostGIS layer from ArcGIS Desktop without Enterprise Geodatabase (ArcSDE)?

I have been working with QGIS/PostGIS for a while now, without problems, but now I have to change QGIS for ArcGIS Desktop 10.1. I am having trouble adding a layer from PostgreSQL and being able to ...
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QGIS Editing: move - both - nodes after Cut has been performed

I just ran into unexpected behavior while editing a polygon shapefile in QGIS 2.8.2. Scenario: A polygon: Then I cut that polygon into two seperate poygons: Then I use the Node Tool to move a ...
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Can PostGIS and QGIS provide dependable multi-user editing?

After considering a few options, I'm trying to give my 15-20 QGIS 2.2 users the ability to concurrently view/edit one or two basic point PostGIS layers, largest one has just 16,000 records. I've ...
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Deleting outlines when merging two maps using ArcMap?

I downloaded two digital maps / datasets. When I downloaded the two maps, the data have outlines. After merging two datasets, it has still outline as per the attached image. I heard If I want to ...
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Access geodatabase simultaneously by several users

We have a requirement to edit a Geodatabase simultaneously by several users. We have several GIS specialists who are loading the data at the same time and each time we have to copy paste the data ...
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Editing elevation in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a raster layer that covers a large area (three cities). When I load the raster layer into a 3D visualizer, there are multiple areas with a drastic change in the slope rather than a gentle ...
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Edit a shapefile

I am in the ag field and no time or resources for learning or buying GIS to solve one problem. I have a shapefile that came off a Raven monitor in a tractor that was used to plant a crop. I use ...
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Edit duplicate layer only

I want to duplicate a layer and then delete some polygons from the duplicate only, without deleting them from the original layer. Is this possible?
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Exporting DWG from ArcMap need to unify segments to polylines [closed]

I am attempting to export to CAD a contour shapefile I have derived from LIDAR imagery. Once exported I bring the contour DWG into ArchiCAD, drag ' drop, boom it opens, except: Any curves are broken ...
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Toggling selected feature when using Node Tool of QGIS?

Does anyone know of a way, when using the Node tool in QGIS to edit a polygon, to choose or toggle which feature (within the same layer) is being selected if they share a boundary? It seems to just ...
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Does ArcMap 10.2.1 no longer listen for DELETE key?

We've noticed that in ArcMap 9.3 we could select a feature on the map (while editing of course) and just press the delete key on the keyboard to delete the feature. ArcMap 10.2.1 does nothing when ...
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How to collect data via WFS and Popup

I have a map with a WFS-Layer and I am able to add Polygons to my data stored in a PostGIS-database, served with GeoServer (OpenLayers, GeoServer 2.1.4, PostGIS 2.0 for PostgreSQL 9.1).) How can I ...
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Activate the editing tool “Move feature” for Oracle layers in QGIS?

In QGIS I have a map layer which is connected to an Oracle database. After I turn the map layer to editing mode I discover that I can only change the attribute data, create and delete objects, but I ...
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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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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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Editing Spatial View in ArcMap?

Can spatial views be edited via ArcMap and, if it is possible, then how do I do it? I do have my Enterprise Geodatabase on Oracle.
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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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Toggle Layers On/Off using keyboard in Arcmap 10.3

Is there a way to set keyboard shortcuts to toggle layers on/off while editing? For example F1 will turn on /off my top layer in my table of contents, F2 will toggle the 2nd layer, ect.
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QGIS 3: About “topological editing” and 'avoid intersection"

Where are those two editing options ? They used to be with the snapping options but apparently they have been moved somewhere else...
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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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Edit Toolbar Became Disabled While Editing in QGIS

My edit toolbar became disabled while I was editing a layer in QGIS. I have closed the window and opened it again to edit, but it is still disabled.
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Downloading feature class from ArcGIS Online web map?

I'm new to ArcGIS Online (or ArcGIS.com as they're calling it now), and I'm confused as to how data is organized, and how it is accessible. I created a new map, chose Add -> Create Editable Layer, and ...
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Plugin SWAP vector direction doesn't work in QGIS

I've installed plugin Swap vector direction in QGIS. But it doesn't work. I click and nothing. I need to flip lines (22 000 000 lines). In ArcGIS takes many hours and still flipping. I thought ...
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Batch attribute editing across multiple layers

Using ArcMap 10.5 I want to find a way to do a bulk attribute update across multiple layers. Example: I have 10 layers in a Storm Network and each layer has 5 identical fields (project related ...