Questions tagged [feature-class]

In ArcGIS, a collection of geographic features with the same geometry type (such as point, line, or polygon), the same attributes, and the same spatial reference.

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Trimble feature locations converted to individual points in Arcmap

I mistakenly collected point features in a Trimble Geo 7X by creating a point, and resuming for each different location (they were right of way survey markers along a stretch of road). Each location ...
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Merging feature classes coming from submodel as fc_%n% into one table using ModelBuilder?

I'm trying to merge feature classes, that come from a submodel ("PFA_findBiggest") via inline variable substitution. They are saved in a GDB. They all have different fields. I want to merge them into ...
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How to rename shapefiles that contain illegal characters?

I need to import multiple ShapeFiles in ArcMap whith the MakeFeatureLayer tool. To do so, I need to rename several layers which contain non-ascii characters ("à","é","è", ...), space (" ") or point ("....
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Changing geographic coordinate system of feature class in ArcMap?

How do I make these two feature classes compatible in ArcMap 10.4? (1) --> Data Type: Shapefile Feature Class Shapefile: C:\Users\craigugoretz\Desktop\CA_counties\CA_counties.shp Geometry Type: ...
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R- Import feature class from geodatabase and plot specific variables

I have a a big feature class in geodatabase (~1.3 million rows and 234 columns; you could download it using this link) in ArcGIS 10.4.1. I want to import the feature class from the geodatabase to R ...
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Deleting Feature Class from Geodatabase using list in ArcPy?

I am trying to delete several feature classes from a file geodatabase using values stored in a user defined list. The script runs without error but it does not delete the feature classes. Any ...
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Create Fishnet option

I'm using ArcGIS and closely following this tutorial http://economics.mit.edu/files/8945 to process data in ArcMap. My problem arises because in my software I can't find the Create Fishnet option in ...
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Making a single report per each feature in a feature class

I have been trying to figure out how to make an individual report for each record in a feature class. The feature class is single point features and I do not want the report tool kicking out all of ...
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Need to iterate field values from multiple feature classes

I have a dataset with two fields: 1. Day 2. Number I need to filter the first by the number and create feature classes based on that number as they name etc. I have successfully done this with iterate ...
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arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management for Feature Class within Feature Dataset with gdb

I am trying to create a layer from a feature class that exists within a feature dataset within a geodatabase. Using the interface, I can simply add data and click through the gdb and the feature data ...
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New Network Dataset Error: “There are no feature classes in the network container that can be added as feature sources”

I have three feature classes in a database: a line feature class with roads, a point feature class with road intersections, and another point feature class that I would like to use as starting points ...
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Add to display Feature Class (GDB) with variable name

I have a model in modelbuilder and I'm trying to display the output with the same name as the input (using Parse Path Name) which something like "C12345_BIRDS" so I want to add "_FINAL" to this. If I ...
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Inserting Versioned Features Limit

How many features can a user create in a single edit session (insert into versioned table)? is there a limit ? I tried inserting 6000 features, but I started getting an error at around 3500 and the ...
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Points along one or more lines at a time, with rotation

I'm using ArcMap 10.3, and I have several lines, that I would like to add arrows along at a defined interval, with that lines rotation, so the arrows point correct way along the line. When I use the ...
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Feature selections not being honored when exporting subset of polygon .shp (ArcPy)

I want to write a for-loop where I select random subsets of a polygon shapefile (10% of the 600 total polygons) and save each subset to a new shapefile, named subset1, subset2, etc. My code ...
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Populating turn feature class without having turn tables [closed]

I would like to insert a turn feature class to my network. I have created the tool but cannot populate it. When I created it as a standalone shapefile arcgis tells me that it is not part of a ...
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Getting date modified for feature class within file geodatabase via ArcPy? [closed]

For ordinary shapefiles located on a disk, I know I can check the date modified using os.stat (see Creating table containing all filenames (and possibly metadata) in File Geodatabase?), but how would ...
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List feature class returns nothing

All I'm trying to do is list out the feature classes in a geodatabase. As far as I understand if you use arcpy.ListFeatureClasses, it should return a list of the features classes in that geodatabase. ...
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Ordering Feature Attributes

I have a polygon feature layer I am updating within a personal geodatabase. I have ordered my attributes in the table in a certain way for data entry. Every time I re-open the feature for editing, I ...
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Export map with single point feature over many features in feature class

I have a feature class with > 7,000 point features and ~ 2,500 unique ID's (integers). I need to create simple map print outs for each of the unique ID's all with the same zoom extents. I've been ...
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Fail to Copy and Paste feature class

I am trying to copy a polygon feature class from a sde geodatabase and paste it into a file geodatabase but got the message saying "Failed to paste XXX A row with this OID already exists". No same ...
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Renaming feature classes in model builder gives error 999999

I've a simple model to iterate through a feature dataset and rename all the feature classes, adding "geo." before the original filenames. The output of Rename tool looks like "geo.%Name%", but running ...
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Using Arcpy to manage creating/deleting/updating features [closed]

Let's say we have a "Land" feature class that has several attribute tables attached to it (Owner, documents, etc), pretty much all of the relationships are Many to Many (With relationship class) ...
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Using where clause with FeatureClassToFeatureClass?

I want to split the shapefile with a field called FULLNAME and save those records with same FULLNAME to a new shapefile, which is the split by attribute. The following code has an error for the last ...
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Writing where clause for Feature Class To Feature Class in ArcPy?

The following picture shows the table for the shapefile. I need to extract those rows with different values of TotalCT, which means I need to extract the first row into a new shapefile named Value_1....
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Feature class error in Feature compare (Data Management) analysis

I have some troubles on performing a feature compare data analysis. I created a new feature layer with different point variables, see picture. The two different colored points are from two different ...
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How to load features into empty feature class using stand-alone arcpy script

I have an empty feature class that I would like to populate with features from source feature classes. I have done this manually using the Object Loader. However, I would like to automate the ...
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Restricting duplicate attribute values in file geodatabase feature class? [duplicate]

I have created a File Geodatabase with around 9 feature datasets, and each of those have their own feature classes. So for one of the point feature classes in my GDB, I want to restrict the entering ...
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Feature Class still has deleted field names when I use arcpy.Describe or arcpy.ListFields

I've got a Python script that "cleans up" a feature class by renaming fields to something more legible -- add a new field (e.g. "DistrictName"), copy data from old field (e.g. "DISTNAM") to new field, ...
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Making lists, looping a function through a list and controlling output names

How do you output a list of multiple featurelayers from an mxd while controlling the output names of the shapefiles and overwriting the contents of the shapefile outputs if the the file already exists?...
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Drawing polygons and quantifying them in buffer zone?

I am relatively new to GIS. I need to define small areas (manually draw them out) within a buffer zone around a point. After they are drawn out I need to quantify how much of the buffer zone (1 mile ...
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Create Python Dictionary from feature classes, fields, and domains

I want to create a Python dictionary with a Feature class as the key and the fields of the feature class and domains of the feature class as separate values. I'm starting off by simply attempting to ...
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New feature class with matching records ArcGIS

I have two feature classes in a FGDB each with a set of time stamped points. Let's call them fc1 and fc2. Between these two feature classes one or the other does not consistently have a greater number ...
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Converting decimal degrees to state plane in ArcMap?

I'm working in Arcmap 10.1 and I have a point feature class that I already have xy values in decimal degrees. The projection is state plane. The feature class also has two fields for the state plane ...
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Using arcpy AsShape on GeoJSON file?

I'm new to working with GeoJSON and have been reviewing the ArcGIS page for AsShape, but the examples seem a little thin. I'm currently pulling a WFS from a GeoServer instance in GeoJSON format. I ...
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Fix all overlap errors without changing number of features

This set of features are owned lands that have been individually added as features, naturally they aren't perfectly placed I have fixed every big overlap and now only small lines overlaps are left, ...
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Extracting features to feature classes from a REST service

I've seen this done before but I can't figure that out how to do it. How do you extract features from a REST service to a feature class (or shapefile)? I believe it involves adding a REST service link ...
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Maximum likelihood classification- changing class colour with every layer

I created a signature file, where I defined 4 different classes, which I named and coloured specifically. When I try to use the maximum likelihood classification tool for other layers, the classes ...
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Parsing error SyntaxError: EOL while scanning string literal (line 5)

I want to create a number of featureclass using a template featureclass import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = "C:\new_docs\BIO-FILES\GIS_prog\Lesson1" arcpy.CreateFeatures_management('C:...
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Slow SDE Feature Class Performance

I've been experiencing slower than usual performance (noticeably slow time to draw as well as query, compared to similar feature classes) with a specific feature class in my organizations enterprise ...
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Feature Class to Feature Class using os.walk, fnmatch and renaming

I have a script for traversing a directory tree and finding shapefiles with a particular name. The issue I'm having is that the shapefiles are named improperly for databasing i.e. 20160527_Whatever....
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Which is the faster way to copy data to another feature class: Feature Class to Feature Class or Insert Cursor

I have a feature class with 1 million records. Which is the faster way to copy data to another feature class: Feature Class to Feature Class or Insert Cursor?
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Not able to apply update cursor on OS MasterMap feature classes created using OS Translator II

I am using OS Translator tool to convert OSMasterMap GZ files to PostgreSQL database. The feature classes created are query layers and cannot be edited in ArcGIS. Now I am writing a code to add new ...
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How to use search cursor in a given extent

I want to perform a selective search cursor for a feature class for a given extent. I have tried setting env.extent in the below code but it is returning the whole feature class instead of a fixed ...
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What is the format of these data files? CNT, LAB, PAL, etc

I was given data which is arranged in folders as shown in the following picture: I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I believe feature datasets in ArcGIS only exist in geodatabases. But the datasets are arranged ...
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exclude value from feature analysis classification (ArcGIS extension)

I am using feature analysis to classify small (mm) round features from the landscape. I have calculated the circularity of each shape and I want to exclude those which are not round enough. Does ...
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Unable to add feature class based on database view in ArcMap

To solve Rendering features based on relationships using ArcGIS for Server?, we created a view in the database that joins the two tables together. That works fine. I see the feature class in ...
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In ArcGis10.2 ModelBuilder: Make Output-Name in ArcGis System Tool “Featur to Raster” depending on selected field for pixel value

This might be easy, but I could not find a solution: I am using the system tool "Feature to Raster" in ModelBuilder in ArcGis 10.2. I want to substitute the name of the output raster, "RasterName", ...
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Multiple python import from feature class into feature dataset in geodatabase

Is it possible to create a python script to import shapefiles/feature classes, from different sources into specific feature datasets in geodatabase, but in one script? I managed to write the script ...
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Naming Conventions in ModelBuilder?

I am new to using ModelBuilder, however, I have created a model to create "straight lines" that represent multiple stream condition monitoring. I have multiple gdbs, and within, multiple feature ...