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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Creating Random Points in ArcGIS 10.1

I would like to create random points across my study area (which is a DEM raster) using the Feature Class> Create Random Points. However, I need to select/copy/move/delete these points and re-arrange ...
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Resetting ObjectID after running Delete_Features on ArcSDE feature table?

I have a python script that deletes all features on an ArcSDE feature table and then inserts new features to it. I noted that the ObjectID keeps incrementing from where the last feature was with ...
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How to add XY coordinates (latitude/longitude) to a DEM raster in ArcGIS 10.1

I would like to add xy coordinates of about 10 sites to a raster. I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and my xy coordinates are on Access 2013 database - saved as .mdb. The steps I have taken so far: 1) In ...
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ESRI ArcMap Topology rules on multi story buildings

I would like to run some topology rules to find snapping errors in our polygons but I am running in to the problem where we are working on multi story buildings with every polygon regardless of floor ...
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Geometric Network error in File Geodatabase<Network Dataset [closed]

I need to create a geometric network in my network dataset which resides within my file geodatabase. I have been receiving the following error: Cannot create geometric network. The selected feature ...
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How to create a feature class in memory?

I am trying to create a feature class in memory but I am not sure how to use the syntax. My code looks like this: FC = arcpy.CreateFeatureclass_management("", "in_memory/FC", "POLYGON", "", "...
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Open Failed - Attribute Column Not Found

I'm running a PostgreSQL database on my local machine and have set up an connection to it from ArcMap 10.1. I can see all of my tables in the Catalog pane. There is one table that I cannot seem to ...
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How do I use a generic List with my Arc Objects code?

/// <summary> /// Gets a list of all geoms in a Feature Class /// </summary> /// <param name="FClass">The Feature Class</param> /// <returns>a List of Geometries</...
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Copy specific cell value from one feature class and append to another feature class

I want to copy specific cell value from one feature class and append to another feature class. I have the following code, however, when I run this, it does not produce the results, nor shows any ...
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How to customize inputs in Iterate Feature Class - ModelBuilder 10.1

I am using the Iterate Feature Class tool in ModelBuilder to iterate through feature classes within a Geodatabase. I would like to add the capability to custom select which feature classes within a ...
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Copy features from feature class to an existing feature class with arcpy

I see CopyFeatures_management, but this creates a new feature class. http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//001700000035000000 Is there a way to copy features from a feature ...
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'DEFeatureClass' vs. 'IFeatureClass'

I'm writing an ArcGIS 10.1 .pyt toolbox to accept a feature class as input (not a shapefile). Referencing ESRI's online guide to 'Geoprocessing Data Types of Parameters and Environments' [PDF ...
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ArcReader 10.1 trouble (loading and printing is taking very long ime)

We've run into printing problems in ArcReader 10.1. Our trouble is with a particular floodplain feature class located in an SDE database. It simply takes forever to load! Then, when printing, it takes ...
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How do I convert a GPFeatureRecordSetLayer Feature Set to a Feature Class?

I have C# code to run a geoprocessing package that produces an output which is stored in a GPFeatureRecordSetLayer. Right now I have code that displays the result on the GUI when the job is complete . ...
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True long int fields in a File Geodatabase

I have been wondering about the 'long ints' in FGDBs. They are 32 bit, which is just a regular int in most places. Is it possible to actually have a field be a 64 bit int? I have some bigint's (64 ...
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Using multiple wildcards within iterator of ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I would like to know if it is possible to use multiple wildcards to select specific shapefiles when using the Iterate Feature Classes tool in ArcGIS ModelBuilder. I use this to select all shapes ...
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Convertfeaturestographics Tool or Program

Problem : With over 19 feature classes in our dataset, we need to convert all these featureclasses to graphic . But to do it programmatically, we searched the resources but could not find a Python ...
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Is it possible to localize ArcGIS Feature-Classes?

I wondered if it is possible to translate an ArcGIS feature-class into different languages? For example I want to translate the Fields of the class and then add the data for the defined languages. I ...
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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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Schema Lock Test in Model Builder for ArcGIS 10.0 Desktop

I have made a model (Model Builder) that exports a Polygon Layer from a Parcel Fabric and Exports it as a set of Features Classes into a set of Feature Datasets. However, there are often other people ...
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How to add an existing feature class to a new feature dataset

I have a feature class. IFeatureClass AOIfc = AOIfws.OpenFeatureClass("BrigadeAOI"); I need to be able to put this feature class into a feature dataset that is newly created. The following line of ...
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Is there any way to reset feature cursor?

When we search within a feature class, it returns a feature cursor. To get features from a feature cursor, I use following code snippet: private List<IFeature> GetFeatureList(IFeatureCursor ...
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How to find within a geodatabase from the catalog window

I have a geodatabase containing hundreds of feature classes that I want to be able to search within so that I know which feature class to load. All the feature classes come from different data ...
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Problem in filling table of ArcSDE feature class in SQL Server 2008?

I have an ArcSDE point feature class and I add it to ArcMap 10. After that I add some points to it and fill every field for all points in the attribute table and Save Editing. However, the SQL ...
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Why is it important to use feature layers in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to understand creation of a geoprocess with ModelBuilder, but I don't know why it's important to use feature layers instead of feature classes when creating a geoprocess with ModelBuilder. ...
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How to upload polygon data for appending to a geodatabase via a JS API web application

After a many hours of research, I am having a hard time determining the feasibility of an application I am trying to build. Basic proposed functionality is: user logs in, uploads polygon (either ...
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Efficiently checking for feature overlaps with ArcPy? [closed]

In an effort to reduce processing time, I am looking for ways to pre-process data within my script. I have ~18,000 featureclasses with ~500 features each (all simple circle polygons) from which I want ...
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cast from IFeatureClass to ISchemaLock

I'm programming with the ARCGIS Java SDK, in Eclipse. I need to cast an IFeatureClass to an ISchemalock. This cast is supposed to be allowed. There is an example of this cast in: http://resources....
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Adding INDEX to IFeatureClass with ArcGIS SDK for Java?

I want to add an index to a feature class. To do so, I used the very short and complete example given there: http://resources.esri.com/help/9.3/arcgisengine/java/doc/b22267cb-642c-11dc-9ca3-...
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Add a new field in a already created feature class

I have a feature class. On the basis of some calculation, I want to create a new field in that table and set value of that field. To do so, my algorithm is: void UpdateFeatureClass(IFeatureClass ...
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Cannot Import Feature Class into Personal Geodatabase in ArcGIS 10.1

My objective is really simple. I have a shapefile and would like to convert it to a Feature Class. My goal is to use HEM tools, which I think requires me to convert my shapefile of interest to a ...
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Is there a faster way to get unique values for a given FeatureClass in ArcObject?

I'm trying to count rows by unique values for a given FeatureClass. I'm using DataStatistics to get the unique values for a specific column for a given FeatureClass. This seems to be (very) slow with ...
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Constructing file path within Python for Feature Class within Feature Dataset?

Based on my understanding of the ArcGIS path structure, a feature class inside a feature dataset inside a geodatabase can be accessed by the following: C:\Menu\Lunch.gdb\Sandwich\Cheese Where ...
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Feature class field count caching issue

In our application, we exposed a custom file format to ArcScene through a custom plugin data-source. However, we experience some problems which we ascribe to caching issues. We generate a dataset ...
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Editing feature class using ArcObjects?

I am working with some feature classes. I create those feature classes using my add-in. User can add/ delete features from these feature classes clicking on "add", "delete" buttons and selecting ...
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Field Type Date invalid when run in Python, but not in Model?

Using ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.1 and PyScripter When running the arcpy.FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion, I get the error that the field type of Date is not valid. However, when running this ...
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Feature Class Extents Changed After Import

I have been tasked with editing the attributes and fixing geometry of a feature class in a shared geodatabase. The feature class is not in a feature dataset. I decided to export the feature class ...
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Working with feature classes from multiple geodatabases in ArcPy?

I have produced a Python script which creates multiple buffers of specific (listed) feature classes within a geodatabase. This is achieved by running each feature class through a for loop. I would ...
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Creating report of all feature classes in geodatabase using ArcPy?

I am not getting any response from this script and no error displayed at all I am writing this script to help me display the feature classes in my geodatabase Here is my script import arcpy arcpy....
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Difference between map layer and spatial dataset (e.g. feature class, shapefile)?

What is the difference between a feature class and a feature layer? To me they seem very similar in concept.
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Converting GML to Geodatabase Feature Classes?

I have a series of XML files containing GML tags such as : <gml:posList srsDimension="2">454780.3125 525867.9375 454762.0625 525994.5625 and I need to convert these into ESRI feature classes. ...
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How to make two feature layers congruent using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two feature layers (polyline/polygon) which should be congruent but there's an offset of about 220 meters. The Georeferencing tool only works with raster layers. How do I do the equivalent ...
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Unable to change name of feature class using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am in ArcView 9.3. I have created a personal gdb and a Feature Class. I was able to change the name of the gdb, but why CAN'T I change the name for the Feature Class (FC)?
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Listing feature classes in multiple geodatabases in folder using ArcPy?

I have a folder with numerous geodatabases in it. Within the geodatabases are feature classes. I would like to get a list of the feature classes in these geodatabases using a Python script. I've only ...
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What is hierarchy (object model) of features in ArcGIS?

I'm new to GIS. My understanding of shapefiles is that they are (contain?) featureclasses, that contain features (points, polylines, polygons). Is there a clear hierarchy for these files. Would the ...
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Creating feature class in file geodatabase in ArcGIS Desktop with arcgisscripting?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3. What I am looking to do is create a file geodatabase and add a feature class directly into that file geodatabase, as opposed to creating a feature class outside the ...
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Publish a Feature class on ArcDesktop with C#?

I have a feature class in ArcCatalog. I need to save the feature class to a Map and then publish the map to the Arcserver. All programatically and hopefully in C#. I can't seem to find any examples ...