Questions tagged [esri-coverage-format]

Coverages are an Arcinfo-Workstation composite datatype that can contain any combination of points, lines, polygons, and annotation.

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Why is Clip (coverage) in ArcMap not working?

Clip Analysis and Clip Data Management work fine, but I cannot open the tool or the help menu for Clip Coverage. Does this sometimes happen because the tool requires an extension to run?
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How is the Arc coverage “regions” data format represented in shapefiles and geodatabases? [duplicate]

Prior to shapefiles and geodatabases, the default ESRI vector data storage format was the coverage. Later iterations of the coverage included the regions concept, whereby (for example) multiple ...
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Open ArcInfo files in QGIS

I was given some data sets to create maps in QGIS. Most of them were shape files, but some of them are in a format I am not sure about. For example it is a folder called "Rivers", containing AAT.dbf, ...
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cannot delete row from coverage with updatecursor

I am able to update without any issue or error but when I try to delete a row I'm getting an error, see below for the code and error I can't see why it would fail. import arcpy def count_row(data): ...
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Coverage map display using .adf files

I am trying to load a coverage map onto Arcgis for desktop using .adf files that I downloaded from a county supported filezilla server. I am not experienced with coverage maps, however I have reason ...
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Joining dBase (*.dbf) table to Coverage?

I have a dbf table and a polygon coverage. How do I join and save the joined data to the coverage without exporting to feature class and then re-creating a coverage in python? I have been looking at ...
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How to use coverage tools in arcpy?

I have a process in which I need to use coverages. I can create the coverages just fine using FeatureClassToCoverage_conversion within arcpy but trying to union 2 coverages together does not work in ...
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Converting Feature Class to Coverage in ArcPy?

Not much info out there these days on coverages in PYTHON. I need to convert a feature class to a coverage but cannot find out how to do it in python. All I have found is "http://resources.esri....
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Converting pre-ADF coverages to current shapefiles?

I have a set of old coverage files, published at 1995-1996 in a CDROM by an official mapping authority. They were, therefore, made with ArcView 1.x and don't have the ".adf" extension. The files that ...
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What is the difference between Coverage, Shapefiles and Geodatabases in ArcGIS?

I was wondering about the difference in spatial data storage methodology used by Coverages, Shapefiles and Geodatabases in ArcGIS. Coverage was the initial format, followed by Shape Files and now ...
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Converting Coverage files into shapefiles?

I am attempting to convert coverage files into shapefiles using arcpy. This is not the e00 files, but the bin files. ArcGIS help suggests that it can be done using ...
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Why isn't Generate (Coverage) Tool working?

I'm using ArcMap 10.2 and I have the Advanced Licence, but when I try running the Coverage (Toolbox) it does not seem to work. Any advice on what is going wrong? I am trying to Generate Coverage. I'...
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How to merge (append) ArcInfo coverages that are inside folder structure using ArcPy?

I'm having a bad time trying to create a script capable of merging a list of arcinfo coverages located inside a folder structure. My goal is to merge the coverages named "car" that are inside each of ...
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how is the command of ogr2ogr for converting the adf to shp?

What is the correct format of ogr2ogr for converting the ADF grid to SHP file? I tried this, but it fails. $ ogr2ogr -where "OGR_GEOMETRY='Point'" -f "ESRI Shapefile" SHP.shp ADF.adf
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Generate_arc — Not familiar with its usage and inputs/outputs

I'm using ArcGIS Advanced in order to generate a coverage (I've never worked with coverages before --nor ArcGIS really, know the basics, but not this). I am trying to write a python script to generate ...
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How to merge multiple ADF files to a single shapefile? [duplicate]

I have a set of adf file which use the same structure. How can I merge all ADF to shp file? Does the ogr2ogr command can help in this case?
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Are there any examples of WCS getcoverage requests done using ajax?

I am looking through openlayers to try to figure out a consistent format for generating views of coverages that can satisfy any wcs server, but mainly I'd like to get geoserver coverages. While I've ...
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What is the ArcGIS equivalent to WEED tolerance?

Example: User is digitising new (line, poly) features and accidentally adds additional vertices within very small distance of previous vertex, resulting in redundant vertices. I want to prevent this ...
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Temporal coverages dynamically reloaded from data store in GeoServer

I'm pretty new to GeoServer. I would like to serve results of a simulation that concerns geospatial data as a Web Coverage Service (it has to be OGC compliant). The individual steps of the simulation (...
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Loading *.adf files into QGIS?

Is it possible to load .adf files to QGIS?
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How to convert coverage (.adf) to shapefile?

Is there any tool or software except ArcGIS which I can use for converting coverage (.adf) files to shapefiles?
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Accessing PAT,NAT of coverages using arcobjects

I want to access the polygon attribute table (PAT) and node attribute table (NAT) of an arcgis coverage using arcobjects VBA, is this possible?
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Assessing OpenStreetMap coverage for international routing

I posted the following question on the main StackOverflow website, but was informed that I might get a better response here. Hence I'm copying it below. Note however, that I have an active bounty on ...
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What is ArcGIS for Desktop (and Geodatabase) equivalent to Regions of ArcInfo Workstation Coverages?

Here's one for those who've been around the block a few times. ArcInfo Workstation from days of yore had an intelligent data model called Regions or Region sub coverages. With this model one could ...