Questions tagged [editing]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do you change the value of a Boolean column in a QGIS 3 Attribute Table?

I am editing feature in a PostgreSQL table in QGIS 3 and while I can edit the values in most columns, I cannot edit the Boolean value. I can enter the cell in edit mode, but keystrokes don't work. I'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Issue editing nodes on a PostGIS table via QGIS

I launch a PostGIS table via QGIS DB Manager tool [PostgreSQL 9.4.17 - PostGIS 2.1.8 - QGIS 2.18.19]. The table geometry is MultiPolygon. I can toggle both Toggle editing and Node tool buttons. When I ...
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Polygon Selection in Manual Editing (eCognition)

eCognition software allows manual editing on segments with the options such as"polygon selection, line selection, rectangle selection and cut object manually". In my study, polygon selection option ...
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Changing the color of scale and rotation points when editing a feature

When selecting a feature in my application and selecting the edit button the selected features become editable. This means that the points for scaling and rotation of that feature are made visible as ...
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Implementing a DTM editing web service

I am planning out the creation of a web service for DTM editing. I can think of two ways of handling the DTM data on the backend, but are there better methods? Have a base dataset of DTM tiles. ...
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View number of edits made in an Enterprise GDB?

I would like to see the total number of edits made in my Default.SDE before the reconcile/post/compress process. I know you can view the number of edits made in versions with the Version Changes tool ...
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Copy and paste feature using ArcGIS Online editing?

Wondering if there is a way to copy and paste a feature (geometry and attributes) using ArcGIS online editing. I have searched the internet a bit and have been unable to find any way to do it.
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ArcMap: in a 10.0 Basic license and trying to edit FC coming from a 10.0 Editor edited GDB

I have a feature class in a file geodatabase which is not allowing me to edit it, but is also not giving an error when I try. I right click on the layer in ArcMap and choose to start an edit session, ...
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right click sketch tool not working

When drawing a new Feature or editing an existing Feature it is possible to open the sketch tool by right-clicking onto the feature. This is not working anymore, the menu is not showing. The mouse ...
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Selected feature disappears when selected again

I am having problem editing line layer with editor widget If I click the selected feature for editing vertices the selected features disappears sometimes If I select the graphics and then select ...
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QGIS 2.14.3 very slow when saving edits on Ubuntu 16.04

QGIS 2.14.3 "Essen" is really very slow when saving edits on a single layer (point features) on Ubuntu 16.04 64 bits. There is only about 100 points in this layer. In editing mode, when saving, it ...
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Constructing geodetic lines

I am trying to construct a geodetic line between destinations. I have followed two guides without luck. This are the steps I've done: I created a polyline shapefile and named it "Distance" I went to ...
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Multiuser editing coupled with Google Street view?

I am currently looking for an interface with two essential features: Ability for multiple users to edit data simultaneously Ability for all users to use Google Street View within interface (As an add-...
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Snapping feature nodes doesn't work after feature creation (filter involved)

I've experienced a strange behaviour during editing mode: I have set a filter to 2 features (polygons), part of on of my PostGIS layers: "name"='A' OR "name"='B' After that I have created a new ...
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Merging polygons interactively in ArcMap using less clicks than Merge tool?

I am looking for an interactive tool which simply merges two polygon geometries by clicking on each polygon and nothing else. I need a workflow for a particular project-step which cannot be automated ...
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Limit the editing extent of a feature class by area in ArcMap

Using ArcMap (Advanced), if I have a dataframe set to British National Grid and I add a feature class to the map document that is also set to BNG, and I try to draw outside the extent of BNG I will ...
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Creating End Nodes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there any way, other than Planarizing the lines, to create an end node automatically when snapping one line to the vertex of edge of another line.
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Rings not displaying on .TAB import to .SHP save

I have some strange behaviour happening when importing a MapInfo .TAB file into QGIS. One feature contains internal rings which are ok on initial import but do not show on the first .SHP save. I can ...

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