Questions tagged [fields-attributes]

Fields, also known as attributes, contain information about features.

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Edit Widget Add attachments only shows when is made, not when making

So i post my question here because it didnt recieved any answers on Stackoverflow. Hello i have some difficulties, Let me see what i want to do with some pictures and code: I want to add some ...
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Sorting/unsorting fields displayed in Identify window of ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap 10.1, and upon bringing in a feature class, the identify tool window shows the attributes in alphabetical order of the field headings. I didn't try to do this and haven't touched ...
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Setting ArcMap attribute dialog split orientation to horizontal by default?

When you open ArcMap 10, and open the attribute window (editor toolbar), the attribute dialog is split vertically. You can press the toggle button to split the dialog horizontally. I always use it ...
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Assigning Sink ID to upstream features in ArcGIS geometric network?

Looking for a way to automatically assign an 8-character Sink ID to every upstream feature in a geometric network. There are over 500 sinks and about 5000 points and lines upstream from those sinks. ...
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How to hide all fields at once in QGIS 1.7

Is there a way to hide all the fields at once in QGIS 1.7? I see where I can hide one field at a time but I would like a button which does it all at once.
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Identify duplicate polygons to enable removal after reviewing attributes

I wish to label overlapping polygons so that I can manually locate each overlap then review the attributes of each overlapping polygon and decide which suite of attributes to maintain before ...
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Deleting all fields from feature class with ArcPy?

How do I delete all of the fields from a feature class in a simple way? I don't want to loop over the fields using the Delete Field tool because this method is very slow in ArcPy. I am using a ...
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How to collect data via WFS and Popup

I have a map with a WFS-Layer and I am able to add Polygons to my data stored in a PostGIS-database, served with GeoServer (OpenLayers, GeoServer 2.1.4, PostGIS 2.0 for PostgreSQL 9.1).) How can I ...
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Changing data type in attribute table in QGIS?

I have county data in which the FIPs (actually State FIPS and County FIPS combined). I have data imported as CSV with the sames FIPS data titled STCounty. However, the shapefile FIPS is listed as a ...
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How to Obtain the feature attributes from feature collection

I am able to obtain the features of the layer which is selected by the user in the Layers table and then intersected by a user defined polygon, using e.features. I was able to obtain the attribute ...
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stacked colours according attributes

I have a hierachical List of attributes e.g. column (1) S (2) SD (3) SD0 or (1) A (2) AN (3) An1 etc. So there is one S with several SD s and several SD0 in the attribute table. When I display column (...
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Importing attributes from Excel file into new Polygons [closed]

I have a constantly updated Excel file containing address information which I am currently copying into the attributes of new polygons which I am creating on a daily basis. I am currently doing this ...
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OpenLayers how to maintain layer ordering while using SelectFeature control

I'd like my map to display a few layers in a particular order. Some of these layers are Vectors, others are XYZs, and some of my Vector layers display attribution. Initial layer ordering works fine ...
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Re-ordering fields permanently using ArcGIS Make Query Table tool?

In the Answer to Reordering fields (permanently) in file geodatabase using ArcGIS Desktop? it was stated that the Make Query Table tool could be used to re-order fields in tables and feature classes ...
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How to edit Attributes on WFS Layer through Popup?

I am working on a project for university. So far I have displayed WfsLayers which can be select from a panel, also I can click on my points whereupon a Popup will show up with some information which ...
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Field cannot be deleted because it is being used as relationship key?

I want to delete some fields of featureclasses, but when I run the code FeatureClass.DeleteField(Field) it works well for some featureclasses but after some time it gives an error such as: The ...
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QGIS GPS position after entering attributes

I would like to be able to fill a form and, before, during or after, be able to cath a GPS point. I already know the GPS extension but I have to catch the point and enter attributes after... Idea how ...
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Are there any common field names for the FGDC street address standard fields?

I have been looking into implementing the FGDC street address data standards so that my address data is potentially consistent with other US data I obtain in the future. However, the FGDC ...
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Deleting columns from joined attribute table in QGIS

After joining the attribute tables from two layers, I have a lot of duplicate columns on my table, making it hard to read. However, when in "edit" mode, I am unable to select and delete columns. Is ...
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Passing attributes to neighbouring polygons [closed]

I have an ecosystem polygon layer that has been updated using a more recent tree cover layer (to remove cleared areas and also to re-align veg boundaries where growth has occured). Where the polygons ...
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OpenLayers attribute substitution failing on KML file

I'm trying to read in mile markers for a marathon from a KML file and use the MILE attribute to set the label. My layer code looks like this: // add layer mile_markers_layer = new OpenLayers.Layer....
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Viewing/editing attributed relationship data in Identify/Attributes dialog in ArcMap?

Is there any extension or standard option to view/edit attributed relationship records attributes using standard ArcMap attribute editor and/or Identify windows?
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Identifying duplicate attributes in field using QGIS?

I have a point shapefile with thousands of points. It has an ID code field that is supposed to be unique. Every now and then the data entry clerk wrongly type the ID creating duplicates. Right now I'm ...
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Changing attribute data types using PyQGIS

OK, so I've already asked a question how to access attribute data types when developing plugin for QGIS, using PyQGIS. And one helpful member said i should use pendingFields() method on the current ...
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What event is fired when a feature is edited?

When the user draws a new feature (line, point, etc.) in ArcMap, there are null attributes. If the user enters values in these null fields what is the event that is fired? I want to control the ...
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Accessing attribute data type in PyQGIS?

I've been developing a plugin on QGIS platform using PyQGIS. So far plugin does the following: You can select any feature of the already loaded vector layer in QGIS. After selection, plugin displays ...
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ArcGIS Server REST-Query Layer: only few attribute fields are returned in response

A newbie question in using ArcGIS Server REST service: From the ArcGIS Services Directory, I opened the page of one layer in a MapServer service, this layer has a long list of attributes/fields. ...
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ArcSDE: Specifying fields to not allow null values

I have a feature class in SDE that has various fields where the setting AllowNulls is set to FALSE. When creating a feature in ArcMap in this feature class it still allows nulls to be specified in ...
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Change style properties of several layers simultaneously?

I'm working on bulk data. I have a few hundred GeoTIFF images imported into a QGIS project, and I'd like to modify their layer properties - things like the no-data-value, transparency of certain pixel ...
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Join attribute table [closed]

I am using QGIS 1.7.3 on Mac and when I try to use the tool "join" in the properties toolbox, I have no possibility to add a name for either the file or the field used to join tables. Has anyone ...
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How to do GetFeatureInfo in OpenLayers2

I am new to OpenLayers and I want to add OpenLayers.Control.WMSGetFeatureInfo to get the feature info to website, but I can't figure out right method. I also see the source code of GeoServer ...
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FME: Join attributes in text file with attributes in shapefile

I have a shapefile with points and different attributes - one attribute MyID. I also have a plain text file with several attributes - each in a separated column: MyID MyValue 1 A 2 B 3 C ...
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How to maintain schema when copying feature from layer 1 to layer 2, where both layers have same schema?

If I load two unique layers, wherein each layer contains unique data, but both layers share the exact same schema, why is it when I copy a feature from layer 1, and paste it into layer 2, the ...
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FME: No attributes exported when writing to SHAPE file

Setup: I have some input data (SHAPE) which I use a Clipper transformer on. Depending on the result of the Clipper, I assign a value to an attribute. In the end I assign the two results/streams to a ...
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Calculating field in ArcGIS Desktop using ArcPy cursor?

I'm trying to calculate a field based on the values of others in the same layer in a calculation. I can't work out why its not working. I've even cut everything down to just be based on one field and ...
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Choosing Shapefile attribute data type to use?

I am trying to figure out when to use (in the Data Type of SHAPEFILE PROPERTIES) - TEXT - SHORT-INTEG - LONG-INTEG - FLOAT AND DOUBLE. I am using ArcView 9.3 and I know when it is all text or use ...
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Change default field properties for number format in ArcMap?

Anyone who has worked with numbers that have more than 14 digits has run into ArcMap's wonderful habit of converting any number of such length to e-notation. While changing this is a simple matter of ...
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Deleting columns/fields from polygon shapefile attribute table?

I have a polygon shapefile that is loaded with old demographic data in its attribute file, I just received the new data today in xls format. What I want to do is just delete the old demo data from ...