Questions tagged [erase]

The action of removing data attributes or features through the processes of positive or negative selection and deletion.

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How to erase using feature(s) within the same feature class? [closed]

I develop an application and I want to erase overlay features in a feature class in the application. I use ArcEngine 10. I don't have another layer that have erase features then I can't use erase tool ...
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Easiest way to find spatial differences between Polyline shapefiles

I run into this problem a lot. I have two polyline's and I need to test for Spatial differences in them. Usually I use Erase and I have my answer, but on this PC I now only have access to ArcGIS Basic ...
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ArcGIS - Cell Content Deletion

I have a really simple question I can't find the answer to. I'm looking to delete a range of values from an attribute table in ArcGIS 10. I'm looking for a quick way to delete about 3000 records. The ...
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Erase method using OGR

I'm trying to find the erase geoprocessing method as I am familiar with in ARC, but I can't seem to find it in OGR using Python. I have looked through the module OGR documentation but perhaps I missed ...
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Erase features from feature classes based on record ID?

This is the challenge: I have two feature classes, which have the same number of polygon features, that when overlaid form concentric "rings." I need to erase the inner circle from the outer circle ...
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Seeking QGIS equivalent of ArcGIS Erase tool?

Is there a QGIS equivalent of the Erase tool in ArcGIS Desktop? The Erase tool: Creates a feature class by overlaying the Input Features with the polygons of the Erase Features. Only those ...
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Reduce processing time in Erase function using Arcpy in IDLE

I am processing 18,000 feature classes (saved in a file GDB), each with ~500 records (polygon features) in ocean areas, and I am running a script to remove area overlapping with the coast, using the ...
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Failed to delete a domain from the database

I am trying to delete a domain I am using from ArcCatalog -> Feature Class Properties-> Subtypes-> Domains. But when I try to do that I get this error message: "Failed to delete a domain from the ...
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Cutting features to do opposite of clipping in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

What´s the easiest/smartest way of getting the opposite output of the clipping tool? I just need the area of feature A1 which is not covered by feature A2 in a new Layer/File. Now, I get the result ...
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Removing overlap in raster using Erase command line?

I am trying to erase a raster and is there a erase command for the Raster side? I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1. I have 2 rasters that are in the Landcover and there is overlap in between and would like ...
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erase one line layer by another line layer

I keep on having this issue and I can't find the "perfect answer": First of all, I work in ArcGIS 9.3.1. I have 2 layers: roads1950, roads2000. I need to make a layer with roads which were built/...