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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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How to open ArcGIS filegdb in QGIS?

I have installed OSGeo4W following this: Installing QGIS with FileGDB? Now I have QGIS Desktop 3.8.3 and gdal-filegdb 2.4.1-1 installed on windows 10. I open directory that include the following ...
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Displaying Annotation Feature Classes from File Geodatabase in QGIS using labels? [duplicate]

All the information required to display the Annotation Feature Classes is saved in the attribute table. How do I map each field in the attribute table to the label properties?
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Specifying output location of iterated Intersect tool results using ArcPy?

I have created a code that iterates through a geodatabase, intersecting each feature with a road network. I am not sure how to make it so the intersected features are output into a new geodatabase. ...
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Fixing file geodatabase with deleted files?

As I was freeing up some space for my computer and I saw that my file geodatabase has about 150 GB inside the .gdb folder, I decided to delete some old files. So that is when my problem started. I ...
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Cannot open gdb folder from external drive using geopandas

I am trying to open a .gdb folder from an external drive with geopandas: import geopandas as gpd data = gpd.read_file('/Volumes/SSD/data.gdb') and I am getting the following error: DriverError: '/...
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Storing points from multiple GDBs as object

I often download data that comes in 30 minutes to 1-hour windows and then have to compile that data manually into one feature class, from multiple GDBs. I am trying to iterate through the separate ...
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ERROR 000732 using Con in loop?

I've got this process I'm trying to automate that essentially iterates across a set of rasters, runs a con statement on them to put values from a separate raster wherever the first raster has certain ...
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Esri file geodatabase data migrated to PostGIS through FME becomes non-editable in QGIS

I loaded a layer (point) from Esri file geodatabase to PostGIS (PostgreSQL) using FME and when I load it in QGIS, I cannot edit the layer. Am I missing any step in FME data migration process? I used ...
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arcpy.Integrate_management failing?

I cannot get arcpy.Integrate_management to work. I can run as a standalone process in ArcMap just fine, and if I copy the result as a python snippet I get: arcpy.Integrate_management(in_features="...
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Creating multi-attribute primary key in table in ArcGIS Desktop

If I have this file geodatabase table with the format of: ColA | ColB| ColC | ColD | ColE | ColF etc... I want to declare a combination of columns will be the primary key (ColA | ColB| ColC). When I ...
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Exporting Query Layer (stand-alone table) to file geodatabase?

I'm using an SQL query (from MS SQL Server) on an enterprise DB connection, and am able to create a stand-alone table from the "Make Query Layer" tool. After this table (stand-alone query table) is ...
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New GDB issues with QGIS 3.8

I just got a new MacBook Pro and installed QGIS 3.8 yesterday. I had several GDBs working on Ubuntu and QGIS 3.4 but that same GDB will not import in 3.8 on the MacBook Pro. They are vector layer ...
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File Geodatabase and Versioning

I'm trying to setup a versioned database to a small office and was wondering whether ESRI's File Geodatabase has that type of capabilities? Researching the topic I found conflicting data from ESRI's ...
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Printing error message to console or log file in ArcPy? [closed]

My code is as follows: Essentially, I have one table in my database that is not able to convert into my FGDB. When I run on command line, I am able to get an error message of: WARNING: Failed to ...
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Exporting photos from Survey123 GDB file with custom filenames?

I have a Survey123 Survey that I've been using to collect data with multiple pictures on each datapoint. Each datapoint has a barcode to correspond with a physical sample taken from each point. I ...
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Invalid data source error in QGIS while reading .gdb file [duplicate]

ftp://ftpdata.dnr.sc.gov/gisdata/elev/DEM/ Above is the link to the FTP site provided by SCDNR. It is free data provided by the State of South Carolina. I downloaded the Horrydem and attempted to ...
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Importing Esri File GDB into PostGIS error:Geometry type (MultiCurve) does not match column type (MultiLineString)

I want to import an Esri file geodatabase to PostGIS 2.2 (PostgreSQL 9.4) using or2ogr. I am getting the following error. ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"host=localhost user=username dbname=mydb password=...
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Writing to file geodatabase in R on Windows?

The title above basically states the question. I have looked around but haven't quite found anything yet. I see this driver: https://gdal.org/drivers/vector/filegdb.html I haven't seen any R ...
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Unable to import GDB folder in QGIS 3.8 [duplicate]

I'm trying to import a GDB folder, downloaded from https://data.geo.admin.ch/ch.swisstopo.geologie-felsoberflaeche_hoehenmodell/ into QGIS 3.8 but I get an errormessage that data source is invalid. I ...
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CRS interpretation in QGIS?

I know there are related questions like this one, this question, and this one all over this site. I have tried the many possible solutions I have seen at the point. The problem: I am trying to make a ...
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Adding non-nullable field to populated feature class

Having a populated feature class in a geodatabase, a non-nullable field should be added (or a currently nullable field changed to non-nullable). That current field has currently no null values so I ...
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Features disappear during editing in ArcMap?

I'm having a problem with editing features within a file geodatabase. After drawing a feature and saving it, the feature will disappear from the data frame and the attribute table simultaneously. If I ...
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Excluding certain Tables and Table Columns out of Analysis using ArcPy? [closed]

My code currently follows this format: Create FGDB From local folder, get list of all tables Do TableToGeodatabase_conversion on all tables What I want to do now is exclude certain tables from being ...
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Checking if feature class is table in FGDB using ArcPy?

I basically want to do something like: if my_fgdb has data type "tables" then do this A similar function I know of is something like .startswith("xx"), so something similar to that like .typeis("...
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Checking to see if database is there and delete if so using ArcPy?

I am looking for my python code to check for the polycheck.gdb and if it is there delete and create a new one. Also, I would like to set my workspace to that database. Not sure if this is the right ...
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GeoDatabase (GDB) import not working (QGIS3)

I have a *.gdb which I normaly could load in QGIS version (3.4 / 3.8) following that instructions (or symply drag'n'dop): Installing File Geodatabase (*.gdb) support in QGIS? But it returns a error: ...
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Convert GeoJSON directly to geodatabase

I'm looking for a way to convert a GeoJSON File (from overpass-turbo.eu) directly into a Feature Class in an Esri geodatabase. Normally I'm doing this by loading the GeoJSON into QGIS, Export it to a ...
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Adding multiple feature classes (gdb) to map file (aprx) by using addDatafromPath in ArcPy?

I have some problems adding multiple feature classes (not only a single one) from a geodatabase to a map file in an ArcGIS Pro project and I'm wondering if someone knows of a solution to this. To be ...
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How to get the “modified” date for a FeatureClass in a file geodatabase via ArcPy?

There is a closed question which is similar to or identical to this question: Getting date modified for a feature class within a file geodatabase via arcpy Looking at a file geodatabase featureclass ...
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Dynamically set default file geodatabase to newly created one in for loop with ArcPy

I'm trying to write a script for a tool in ArcGIS Pro 2.x for an annual workflow where I create five time-peroid directories (named 1-5) and then I create both a new file geodatabase and an ArcGIS Pro ...
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PostGIS vs shapefile vs geodatabase precision [closed]

How coordinates are stored in a PostgreSQL/PostGIS database? If not adjusted manually, is it "infinite"? Or up to some digits(15?). My question is the following: If I work in a PostGIS database with "...
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How to extract FileGDB's domains without ArcGIS?

I'm trying to get an ESRI File Geodatabase domains by using the GDAL\OGR library. By doing so, I wish to edit this datasource using QGIS' Attributes Form with designated value map widgets that point ...
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How can I convert a MULTILINESTRING geodatabase file into a coordinate system with lat / long for individual points in a CSV file?

I have tried ogr2ogr, and QGIS but nothing seems to work for converting a MULTILINESTRING into individual lat/long coordinates. I am doing this in order to get it into a flat file so I can rearrange ...
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Multiple users overwrite each other's changes in One Drive shared file geodatabase

We are using file geodatabases along with Micorsoft teams one drive. The beauty of this is that users all have the need files on their C drives and it is super fast. When a user edits a file it ...
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Updating field in geodatabase table depending on other field using ArcPy?

I have a table in a file geodatabase that has "FieldA" and "FieldB". I want to update FieldB with one of two values, depending on if there are one or more records with the same value of FieldA. ...
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Is it possible to open a raster or raster dataset contained in a file geodatabase with QGIS 3.X?

I know that it is possible to extract vector data from .gdb's. I have found some similar questions here and here or even here on StackExchange, but they were either not exactly what I was looking for ...
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New records not showing

I am trying to edit a layer that's stored in a file geodatabase on a shared server. While editing, the "General function failure" message appeared for said layer and a number of the features ...
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Getting and editing list of strings from file geodatabase

I have a file GDB that contains Annotation and Polygon feature classes. I would like to create a list of strings with the first part of the name of the polygon features. For example in the data below ...
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Opening file geodatabase in QGIS? [duplicate]

How do I open a file geodatabase using QGIS 3.6.2?
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How do I find duplicates within a file geodatabase, and query within the groups of duplicate records?

Im currently attempting to query a file geodatabase, where I want to find all the duplicate PID (sub for an OBJECTID), and then within each one of these matching groups of records, find where the ...
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Domains not connecting to create drop down list?

I am trying to create a file geodatabase with features that have drop down list. I have tried going about this by creating a file geodatabase then adding in feature classes by going to new> Feature ...
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Unable edit anything in geodatabase using ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap 10.5.1. A client sent me a geodatabase (Project.gdb) and asked me to update/add shapefiles and information in the attribute tables. I can start Editing but shapefiles in the ...
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Replacing Feature Class OR Deleting Feature Class within GDB using FME?

I'm looking to use FME to either replace/overwrite a Feature Class, or just a to delete a feature class so I can 'write' the new one into that gdb. Essentially I have constant new data being updated ...
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Converting DWG surface to line feature class in file geodatabase using FME?

I have a DWG file with autocad_surfaces. I want to export these to a line, so that I can use it in ArcGIS Pro. How can I convert the features from surfaces to lines in an ArcGIS File Geodatabase ...
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Opening Esri Geodatabase file with GDAL/QGIS/Grass?

EDIT: I have a 64-bit installation of QGIS but 32-bit Microsoft Office Access drivers. It has been suggested that this is the cause of the problem, which is also indicated in this post: https://www....
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File geodatabase not fully loading in QGIS?

I am very new to GIS. I have been trying to load a gdb file into QGIS, but one of the layers appears completely different from the description in the metadata. The data can be downloaded here. https://...
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arcpy Select_analysis where_clause objectid [closed]

Trying to copy features from sde to fgdb but only when the objectid is below a certain number. outpath = r'C:\Users\CHOK\Desktop\SDE Conversion Project\TEST.gdb' query = '"objectid" < ' + "'121'" ...
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File GDB Feature Classes Converting Themselves to File GDB Tables [duplicate]

I have GDBs in folders in a certain location in a shared dropbox. When I move the folders to another location, some of the feature classes have been converted to GDB tables. I have never seen this ...
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ArcPy rollback update / insert cursors if error occurs

Is it possible to rollback an update made with an update cursor or an insert made with an insert cursor if an error occurs? I need to go through a feature class and break numbers up into 100 groups. ...
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Storing spreadsheets and .mxd inside .gdb folder?

To set the stage. When you create a file Geodatabase in Arc, it then creates a .gdb folder in your connected folder. My supervisor has asked that once that folder is created, to move all documents (...