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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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 (...
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Importing national address database downloaded from transportation.gov? [closed]

US transportation.gov provides an open address database https://www.transportation.gov/gis/national-address-database/national-address-database-0 Anyone can download it free after agree the disclaimer....
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Adding field aliases from CSV in QGIS

I have a geodatabase with all of my data, but I would like to add more friendly aliases from a separate key I have stored in a CSV. How do I go about adding these aliases to my field names in my ...
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How to load a geodatabase into a new empty geodatabase?

I am trying to copy entire gdb into new empty gdb. How should I proceed? I tried this example: # path to the cross-reference database cross_ref_db = "C:/Program Files/ESRIDefenseMapping/Desktop10....
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Downloading Large AGOL hosted data with attachments

We have a large data collection project with attachments, and have gotten to the point where the data can no longer be downloaded as a file geodatabase without timing out (it can be downloaded as a ...
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How to get lat/lon of points from GDB tables using QGIS?

I have a GDB dataset . To get the point lat/longs, I have imported this as a layer in QGIS. I can see the points in the layer. I then used the "Add Geometry Attributes" algorithm from "processing" ...
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Does any version of QGIS support GDB 10.5?

Does any version of QGIS support GDB 10.5? I have a GDB 10.5 file that I need to open in QGIS and I can't. I'm using QGIS 3.6. The file is named Virginia_Parcel_Dataset_2018Q4.gdb -- it can be ...
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Using Compressed Data Files (.cdf) from a Geodatabase in QGIS?

I am using QGIS3 for a file geodatabase that was created on ArcMap. I can only access a few of the layers in the QGIS browser because most of them are stored using a compressed data file (.cdf). When ...
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Setting import to get list of values “constraint” for field, as described in INTERLIS Modell, into FileGDB, using Ili2db (ili2fgdb)?

I’m trying to import an INTERLIS 2 Dataset (Modell (ili) and Data (xtf)) in a FileGDB with the script ili2fgdb. The goal is to make some edit in the Datas in ArcMap and then export them back in ...
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Copy Table Failing with ERROR 000732 in ArcPy?

Very new to Python. I am trying to copy between Feature Datasets, Feature Classes, and Tables between two GDBs. Here's my code: The following attempt works when Irfan_FC is a feature class: #Copy ...
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Object error while running arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management() outside of ArcGIS Pro

I have a script that starts by creating a FileGDB by calling arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management. It runs without error on my own laptop, but raises an error when my colleagues try to run it outside of ...
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Extract features in .gdb file based on their attributes

I have a .gdb file with >17,000 features. Simplified example of attributes table: ID NAME DATE ETC 0001 london 2012 12 0002 london 2012 23 0003 thame 2012 45 0004 ...
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PHP MapScript - Query GDB Geodatabase?

I'm trying to use/learn some PHP MapScript on a GDB file and cannot get anything from it. The PHP below works great if I use countries.sqllite (via countries.map) file I have and shows me an array of ...
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Reading Esri File Geodatabase (.gdb) from .NET?

I have been reading various threads on reading (not writing) an ESRI file geodatabase (.gdb). What I need to do is process a feature class in a geodb and extract the vertices of each feature. I do not ...
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Exporting images attached to a geodatabase using QGIS

I have an ESRI file geodatabase that was exported from their survey123 app, and the geodatabase has images attached to it. I do not use ArcGIS, and was wondering how to export them from QGIS with ...
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Creating geodatabase, that has all layers used in creating map from different geodatabses?

I have been working on creating a city map, that had layers sourced to different gdbs stored on my desktop, now my final product is ready after 3 months and I have to package the datasets and send ...
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Converting DWG to GDB and maintaining style with Data Interoperability in ArcGIS Pro?

I am attempting to Convert a DWG to a geodatabase for online publishing and use in collector. The conversion itself is fine, however I am also attempting to maintain style, i.e. annotation, colour, ...
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Reading Esri file geodatabase (*.gdb) using DotSpatial?

I am a big user of DotSpatial and have even contributed some source code. However, I am having some roadblocks in trying to figure out if DotSpatial can read a file geodatabase. I have posted on the ...
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How to edit manually file geodatabase's OBJECTID column in QGIS?

I'm using QGIS version 3.4.1 with a Windows 10 OS. I'm trying to edit an Esri FGDB folder. Haven't succeeded. So far so I'm using a workaround: exporting specific layer to a new FGDB - with 'Save ...
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Same data displayed in different locations in ArcGIS Explorer and QGIS

I've been working on some GIS data in middle eastern countries. A client gave me the data in .gdb format. So I thought it could be loaded in QGIS. However, when I load the data with QGIS, they are ...
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For periodic updates can a geodatabase table be replaced?

I am pulling in CSV tables, that are updated frequently, into a file geodatabase. Is there a way to overwrite the old table with the new one?
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ArcMap fails to convert all records from CSV file using Table to Table geoprocessing tool

I am using the table to table geoprocessing tool to convert a CSV file with nearly 5 million records into an GDB table in a file geodatabase. The tool succeeds each time, but only 603 records are ...
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Data goes missing in Esri file geodatabase

We currently operate a system whereby survey data is collected in the field, exported in shapefile format, edited and then appended into a file geodatabase using the Load function in ArcCatalog. This ...
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Possible to drop NA geomType in readOGR?

I have a gdb file which is giving me trouble. f = '/path/to/folder.gdb' layers = ogrListLayers(f) geom_list = lapply(layers, readOGR, dsn = f) Gives an error on one of the layers: Source: "f", ...
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Converting gdb files to shapefiles for AutoCAD

I am new to GIS world and been slowly teaching myself Civil 3d. I have been working with importing maps and raster dgn etc., but now I have hit a wall with the contour files being in .gdb format. Is ...
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Creating geodatabase table from pandas data frame?

I have a .xlsm file which I use to update an existing point feature class, with the information from a certain sheet. The data from the sheet has to be projected in GIS using Route events, and later, ...
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Copying feature classes from gdb to different folder locations in Python?

I am very new to Python, and I'm trying to create a function where I'm copying over feature classes from a gdb to different folder locations as shapefiles. The script needs to be reading from a ...
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Providing multiple shapefiles belonging together in single file with predefined symbology in ArcGIS Desktop?

There are multiple shapefiles which belong together and should be provided in a single file with predefined symbology (see figure). Is there an option to do so? Currently, the shapefiles are bundled ...
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What are a00000 files and how to control them?

Within my file geodatabase (ArcMap 10.6), I have probably thousands of files that begin with "a00000". Most of them are .gdbindexes, .gdbtable, .gdbtablex, .spx and the full name will be something ...
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Creating empty geodatabase with all feature datasets according to another geodatabase structure using ArcPy?

I have a file geodatabase which includes a lot of feature datasets and each feature dataset has lots of Features. I am going to do clipping through all the Features using ArcPy Code. However, the ...
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Checking for already done process for clipping features using ArcPy?

I have Python code for clipping Features in a File GDB which is basically correct and works nicely. However, I have a big File GDB in which there are a lot of featuredatsets including many Features. ...
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Using iteration in Model Builder for Clipping features in an ArcGIS File Geodatabase

I have to Clip the data in a file Geodatabase in which there are about 80 Feature Datasets which includes about 20 feature classes in each one of the Feature Datasets. I have created the model once ...
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Using alias in ArcPy?

I am doing this: Access a few columns from a file geodatabase. arcpy.env.workspace = path datasetList = arcpy.ListTables("tableA") # Here putting the name of the table for dataset in datasetList: ...
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Which is my Oldest File Geodatabase backup?

I have made several backups over the years of our Enterprise Database. Sometimes I want to see some historical aspect of the data. I just realized that what I had been thinking was the oldest backup ...
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Linux (unix) bash, import multiple fgdb to PostGIS using find & ogr2ogr command

I have multiple file geodatabases in different folders and this is the command I made so far: find -path "*/V*/*.gdb" -o -path "*/W*/*.gdb" -o -path "*/R*/*.gdb" -o -path "*/WM*/*.gdb" | while read ...
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Can you move a gdb from one folder to another and keep the files?

I've copied a .gdb folder from a main folder to another and all the files that were created using ArcMap weren't there in the copied folder. Why weren't these weren't moved as well? Shouldn't they ...
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Load WFS via QuickImport from ArcGIS DataInteroperabilityTools

For a project I have to load a WFS layer in ArcMap programmatically. Since Version 10.0 there is no ability to use the FMEWorkspace as discussed here. The only way to load WFS-Data to ArcMap is to ...
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Accessing file geodatabase in ArcGIS Runtime?

Does anyone know how to access local file geodatabase from ArcGIS Runtime API using Local Server? Are there any samples for that?
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Reading column line by line from table in geodatabase using ArcPy?

I have a table in a geodatabase. It looks like this: id table_na 0 1 ER_ASTENOT_ASTOTA 1 2 INT_ASTENOT_ASTOTA 2 3 ER_ASTENOT_ASTTOM It has more columns though. Can you tell me how ...
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Can any suggest an open source workflow to convert an Esri LiDAR terrain dataset to a LAS file

I’ve got a very large file geodatabase (1TB) that contains LiDAR data stored as a multiple terrain datasets. I’d like to spatially filter the data and export the result as a LAS file without using ...
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Removing <Null> From all Fields and all Feature Classes in a GDB

Have a gdb with 13 FCs and 70 Fields in each FC (same fields). Some fields have 'Null with <> around', which I would like to remove. (Not the field itself or data point. As in set null to empty "") ...
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Is there a way to install FileGDB driver after QGIS has been installed?

I have QGIS 3.2 installed (Windows 7 64-bit), and I need to be able to read and write to Esri file geodatabases. I have read the thread Installing File Geodatabase (*.gdb) support in QGIS?, which ...
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Can't create an ESRI File Geodatabase on one specific drive

I can create a ESRI file geodatabase in ArcCatalog 10.2 and 10.4 in C:/ drive and in 2 network drives but on the 3rd network drive when you try to create a file geodatabase (fgdb) by either right ...
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Editor Tracking setting on a FGDB preventing data display in QGIS

I have a File Geodatabase containing a polyline feature class. I can drag this into QGIS (3.0.0) and view the data in a read-only format. This is fine, for the purposes of the majority of users of ...
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Exporting more than 1 layer to GDB file type

Is there any way in QGIS to export more than 1 file layer/type to GDB? The only way I can see is to right-click the particular layer and save as GDB file type, but that only allow individual layers ...
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Weird schema lock issue

I wrote a Python script that produces several output features layers in separate .gdb's. As I am testing and modifying my code, I generally go into arcCatalog, find the .gdb under which the feature ...
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Data Driven Pages Optimization for the same FC referenced twice

I have a feature class that I am referencing twice in my map, for "active" features that are "the subject" of the map page as a Feature Layer second Feature Layer that is grayed out/"inactive" on ...
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How to install filegdb driver with GDAL in linux?

I have been working on GDAL with windows platform but now I require to shift to linux. I have installed GDAL using apt-get install gdal-bin libgdal-dev pip3 install GDAL Now i require support for ...
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Creating a subset of XY data by most recent date

I have a large set of well test data that I would like to pull just the most recent test data from. The point data has several years of tests in it, at co-incident points. All of the overlapping ...
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Skip duplicate records when appending using arcpy?

The objects I want to check have unique ID's (edit: these ID's are different from OID's and will remain the same when copied). I'm appending one file geodatabase to another, and I want to make sure I'...