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Questions tagged [file-geodatabase]

File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Creating file geodatabase in QGIS? [duplicate]

How can I create a file geodatabase in QGIS 3.4? I have failed to locate where to create the database from.
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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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Creating file geodatabase on Mac?

I am trying to create a file geodatabase in ArcGIS desktop on a Mac that has been partitioned and a virtual box installed running Windows 10. When I create the geodatabase and upload the shape files ...
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Support for FileGDB (Esri file gdb API) driver in fiona returns exit code -1073741819 (0xC0000005)

I have installed Geopandas (and all dependencies) for 32 bit Python coming with ArcGIS 10.6 for Desktop (Python 2.7.14 (v2.7.14:84471935ed, Sep 16 2017, 20:19:30) [MSC v.1500 32 bit (Intel)] on win32) ...
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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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How is it possible to transfer the symbology of the layers defined in ArcMap to ArcGIS Explorer?

I would like to create an offline map in ArcGIS Explorer as it is strong for such a reason but I have just started to get to know this application. I have added all the layers (.lyr) from ArcMap in ...
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Automating KML based processing in ArcGIS Desktop using ModelBuilder?

In order to calculate the number of buildings around a stretch of road, I repeat the same work each time I receive a new stretch, so, I have to automate the process, the problem I have is the input ...
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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'...
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How do i install ESRI File GDB API in Ubuntu 16.04 so QGIS 2.8 can see it?

Can someone tell me how to get QGIS 2.8 in Ubuntu to see the ESRI File GDB API? I am trying to install the ESRI File GDB API (https://github.com/Esri/file-geodatabase-api/tree/master/FileGDB_API_1.5) ...
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What characters are not acceptable in an ArcGIS text field (File Geodatabase)?

Trying to join a table to my feature and it keeps leaving out a field. The field is a legal description of a property, it has all sorts of funky characters: : ; / \ () ' " and more The field is ...
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FME - FeatureReader parameters - Dataset: $(Output_GDB)

Novice FME user here. I have an FME model that I need to run on a quarterly basis, which among other things writes an ESRI file geodatabase and calculates zonal statistics by way of a PythonCaller. I'...
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Sync-ing dynamic data stored locally with ArcGIS Online?

I'm using ArcGIS online to show the GIS data to my client on the web. I have a level 2 (editor) user and my client a level 1 viewer user. I'm trying to find a way to keep AGOL synced with my local DB (...
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.gdb folder to map use for Garmin gps

My government provides maps that I thought I could use on my Garmin eTrax 20. They come as a .gdb folder with these files inside. This is a N50 map over a state(Norway) if that matters. a00000001....
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ArcMap - Adding raster data automatically into geodatabase feature class [closed]

I have a point feature class in a file geodatabase, I created a raster column to add some photos, but since I have 1300+ lines I can't add every single photo manually, is there a way to add them ...
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New Feature Layer isn't showing up in Geodatabase

I've been using the following script to add a new layer to a geodatabase. arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True in_features = "lease_polygon_testing" out_layer= "lease_polygon_testing_Layer3" ...
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Can´t add features to an ArcMap project because a GDB lock of my own computer ArcGIS

I'm trying to add some data from a GDB to an ArcMap project, but i am not abble to do it because of an existing lock. I have checked the origin of the lock and it says it´s from my own PC. Actually, ...
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Table field names mixed up in table view of ArcMap?

I'm having trouble figuring out why apparently a table from a file geodatabase isn't interpreted correctly. These are some of the fields as they should show up in the table view: However, the table ...
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Can't Open Geodatabase in QGIS on External Harddrive

I have a geodatabase that opens in QGIS fine on my internal drive, but not on my external. They both have the same permissions. The internal drive is formatted as APFS, and the external is ExFAT. I'...
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Selecting records in table from feature class using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have a table and a feature class in a file geodatabase. I want to export records from the table that match what is in the feature class using ModelBuilder. For example the table contains 100 records ...