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

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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 ...
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Programmatically created and added vectorlayer can't be edited

I'm trying to create a vector-layer (point, shapefile) and open it in my project. It all works fine but once I try to edit that layer later it doesn't work. addFeatures gives me back false and when I ...
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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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Offsetting 100 ft from line feature while editing in ArcMap?

I have the ArcGIS 10.6 advanced lisense. I am trying to offset a line feature using the editor tool. I know that I can do it in COGO, but how to set the unit as ft. In COGO, the offset unit option is ...
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Understanding why Split Polygon tool is greyed out?

I have a wetlands dataset (blue in the pic below) and a parcel dataset (green). I would like to clip the parcel dataset where it intersects the wetlands dataset, so that the parcel layer will be empty ...
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Editing Reference Styles in ArcMap?

Within the Symbol Selector > Referenced Styles How does one edit (rename, delete, etc.) the referenced styles in ArcMap 10? Clarification: I don't mean changing the look of the symbol using the "...
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Set attribute values while creating an ArcGIS Server feature in esri-leaflet?

The Esri-Leaflet sample map Editing feature layers shows how the geometry of an ArcGIS Server feature layer can be created in Leaflet, by digitising a new polygon which is inserted into the feature ...
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Downloading ArcGIS Online data, and editing in ArcGIS as layers, not separate geodatabases?

My goal: I'm trying to download layers from ArcGIS Online and put them into ArcGIS Desktop (10.3.1) as layers and edit them. One is a feature layer, another is a hosted feature layer. Most of the ...
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Service Hosted for Arc Server- Editor Tracking Only Allowed for UTC Time?

I am hosting a service to my server then sharing it to multiple apps/AGOL I want to track edits so I enabled editor tracking with database_time since all my editors are in my timezone and local. ...
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Viewing Edit Tracking History on Feature Service hosted at ArcGIS Online?

Is there a way to view the edit history of a specific feature service or feature? I have enabled edit tracking and have been doing fieldwork for 2 weeks now. I want to see how the data has changed ...
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Delete middle vertex of multiple 3-vertex polylines

I have multiple polylines that have three vertices. I need to delete the middle vertices on all of them. Besides doing this one at a time, is there a way to do this with either a tool or python? I ...
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Deleting lines after manual union in ArcMap?

I have a question regarding the editing tools. I have made this selections of lines then used the "union" tool to make them into one entity but the lines that were merged together are still on my ...
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Saving .shp data with symbolization changes

I changed the symbolization of my .shp data such that I classified it instead of one single symbol. Is there a way I can save the .shp that will keep the changes and when I load the layer in QGIS next ...
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Editing polygon in QGIS

I have a shapefile of polygons. What I want to do is take some areas and discard others. For example, I have a map of USA (shapefile). I want to take California only and make another shapefile. How ...
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Features often disappear in attribute table when edited

using the most recent QGIS version, currently 2.18.3 on win64, I regularly experienced the issue that features disappear in attribute table with no reason after I made and saved edits. Fortunately, ...
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Applying merge policies when merging features in same layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to figure out how to merge line features within the same feature class such that particular fields will be summed. For example, in the following picture I have two lines that I wish to sum ...
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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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Moving end point of multiple lines in same shapefile using ArcMap?

Using ArcGIS 10.2 I require a method of editing multiple lines (selection) that share a common end point and to move the selection to an alternative common end point. In the picture below I would ...
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Drawing points on a fictional map in QGIS [closed]

I have a map of a world created in a novel. It's currently a JPEG. I imported it into QGIS as a raster layer. Now I want to add points to it and some data so that I can color code them etc. I ...
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ArcMap not allowing attributes of layer to be edited?

In ArcMap, I am trying to remove some statistical areas manually from a layer of statistical areas. To this end, I am using the Editor Toolbar. But when I try to choose which layer to edit, it won't ...
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Edit a feature/graphic's location using Edit toolbar (javascript 3.20 api)

I've loaded a feature layer into a web map (using javascript api 3.20). I'm trying to use the following to edit an existing points location (by dragging it to a new location) in a feature layer that I ...
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How do I edit multiple features at one time?

In my case, there are about 30 overlaid features. How do I select all and edit them at one time? I want to reshape the features, mainly using the node tool to reshape a straight line into a (fake) ...
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Stretchingt geometry (shapes) up to desired point in any direction using FME?

How to stretch geometry -line, up to desired point in any direction in FME?
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Editing touching polygons simultaneously?

Is there any way - in ArcGIS - to edit touching polygons simultaneously? More precisely - when I split one polygon I would like to automatically add a vertex in the other polygon that shares the ...
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Editor Tracking ArcMap

I have created specific fields for 'Creator', 'Create Date', 'Editor' and 'Date Edited' and have enabled Editor Tracking on these fields. Whenever I add an attribute, my username and the date are ...
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Editing related records for layer that has been added using ArcGIS Web AppBuilder?

In our web application we add layers programatically when a user with editing permissions logs in. However when the layers are added using this method (map.addLayer(Layer)), the related records are ...
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Manage attribute fields ArcGIS Pro 2.0.1

I'd like to edit, create new and delete attribute fields using ArcGIS Pro. I open attribute table using short cut Ctrl + M. When I click Field View So I try to add new, or any manipulation. But the ...
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Add point button missing from CartoDB?

I'm trying to add a point to a map that already has points (table imported from a public source). However I do not have the 'button' on the right hand side in my 'map view' to be able to add in my ...
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Stopping new points being added by Create Features of ArcGIS Pro?

I am using Create Features from the Edit tab of ArcGIS Pro 2.1.2, and am using the Point construction tool to add multiple points (not multipoints). When I want to stop adding points I expected to be ...
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Edit and Merge ghosting

Why is and what can I do to unghost the "merge" under the EDIT dropdown on my ArcGIS 10.6?
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Turning on raster painting toolbar of ArcMap?

My aim is to delete raster cells using the erase tool in the raster painting toolbar. However, the raster painting tool bar won't turn on in ArcMap (it is greyed out), as the screenshot below. How do ...
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Large scale editing to fix national park boundries in OpenStreetMap?

I recently noticed that OSM does not include the most recently updated versions of the national parks in utah since our dear leader shrank them significantly. I've taken it upon myself to fix this, ...
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Can Draw and Edit mode be enabled at the same time on Leaflet?

Imagine you want to draw several shapes (marker, linestring, polygon) and also edit them after the shape is drawn or whenerver you want having the possibility to continue adding stuff. at the moment ...
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Canceling stopping edit session in BeforeStopEditing event of ArcObjects?

I have additional data to be stored when an edit session is saved. If the storing of the data fails (it is located on an internet service) the edit session should not be saved, otherwise data would be ...
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Cannot Edit Vertices of Polyline Feature

I am using ArcMap 10.3.1. What I have is a single polyline feature for which I am trying to edit the vertices. The only thing check in my TOC is the shapefile I'm trying to edit, so there can't be ...
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Editing two layers topologically in QGIS?

I have different polygons in layer a_input. The Polygons are adjacent and connected inside the layers and it should be. The Polygons in layer a_input have to fit adjacent to a polygon of layer 2 ...
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Widening Multiple Polygons at same time in ArcMap?

I am trying to edit polygons in the same feature class. I have a feature class which contain a number of polygons. I will need to increase the size of the polygons but only the width (the length has ...
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Template for Feature Edit Popup in GeoExplorer

I need to customize GeoExplorer (OpenGeoSuite). I have to create an input mask for a point layer in editing (create and modify tools). When I insert a point, GeoExplorer shows a popup with attributes ...
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Why is my attribute table edit button greyed out?

I'm very new to GIS technology and have been trying to learn qGIS through downloaded tutorials. My qGIS is the 2.14.21 version. It was going well until the instructions told me to edit the attribute ...
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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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Feature linked annotations not updating when editing attributes in features?

I am using ArcGIS 9.3. I have a copy of an original SDE database with feature classes, annotations, and relationship classes for those annotations. The copied geodatabase is an exact replica of an ...
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Remove a node in QGIS

I want to remove some nodes from a shapefile using QGIS 2.10.1 I enable editing I click on the Node Tool I click on a node I want to select (it turns blue) However, once I select this node I am ...
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ArcPy save edits without stopping an edit session

I am editing a versioned SDE Feature class with arcpy (ArcGIS 10.2.1). I know that to edit versioned data you should use the arcpy.da.Editor, start editing, start operation, do your edits, stop ...