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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Schema.ini file not being honored by ArcMap, string fields still being converted to numbers when importing CSV to GDB

I am trying to import a CSV to GDB using an ArcMap script tool and preserve some string fields that look like numbers as strings. I added some code to create and populate a schema.ini file in the CSV'...
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Opening Esri .gdb database with values coded or stored in domains

I have a .gdb file with multiple layers of different geometries and a table called "Toolbox". When i import it into QGIS it shows me all the layers and the "Toolbox" as a table. ...
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QGIS (3.32.0) not recognizing some feature classes in file geodatabase created by ArcGIS Pro (3.2.49)

At work I have been using QGIS and storing all my data in GeoPackages for the past year. GeoPackages don't allow feature datasets to my knowledge, so when my office got ArcGIS Pro I was excited to ...
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Geodatabse 'ghost' feature dataset and feature layer duplicates

Long story short, I reprojected my data into WGS 84 without realizing they would be exported into the same master source gdb, deleted the duplicates, but now see ghost duplicates of feature datasets ...
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How to assign a layer to a group in GDB datasets using gdal python

I'm currently working with ESRI GDB datasets and I can easily open hierarchical geodatabases and walk the tree using the API that gdal provides. root_group = ds.GetRootGroup() for g in root_group....
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Applying a specific symbology to multiple feature classes within a geodatabase

I have a file-geodatabase with 100 point feature classes within it, each use the default single dot symbology. I was curious if it would be possible to change every feature class to a different ...
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Spatial Reference not matching between feature class and dataset. Cannot import feature class into dataset

I will preface this by saying I am aware of a workaround that involves creating a new GDB and then using the "Feature Class to Geodatabase Tool" and moving everything around there. I am ...
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"QgsProcessingException: Unable to execute algorithm Could not load source layer for INPUT:" error when applying QGIS processing [closed]

Sorry, I'm not 100% sure of what is the cause here, it seems like maybe the path to the file but that appears to be correct. I have a bunch of data from the USACE's e-hydro website I'm trying to ...
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Copying data from server to my project to prevent broken links and altering original data?

I recently started at a new company and am working on updating their trail maps. The GIS database that I have inherited is quite the mess. I am using ArcGIS Pro and I keep running into broken data ...
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Merging all layers found within File Geodatabase using QGIS

At 3.34.1, I need to merge all layers within a single File Geodatabase. All layers are polygonal and are in the same CRS. Specifically, I would like to conduct the merge without having to first load ...
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Making template project in ArcGIS Pro that has broken data links on purpose

I am trying to take a project file and save it as a template project file so users can not accidentally save their changes to the template file when they start a new project without a "save-as&...
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When I add my .gdb folder in QGIS my raster files don't open properly

When I drop my folder on layers panel, all data are imported but my raster that in a complex polygon convert to a rectangle and some tables. This is my file: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Hosted Feature Layer In Portal Having A Double Underscore In SHAPE__AREA and SHAPE__LENGTH

I am publishing a Hosted Feature Layer from an existing gdb in ArcGIS Pro 3.1 and in this gdb my SHAPE_AREA and SHAPE_LENGTH fields have one underscore in it. But when I go to portal, or bring in the ...
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Separate feature classes for individual entities vs one feature class with all entities as records. How to update for edits?

I have designed a directory on my computer with different multiple categorical geodatabases of boundary data. For example, using my Cities_and_Towns geodatabase, this GDB has 13 feature classes of ...
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Deleting file geodatabase table with quotes in name using ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro 3.1.2. I somehow managed to accidentally rename a table in my file geodatabase with quotation marks in the name. Trying to open it will yield a Failed to open table. error. I am ...
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Updating the source geodatabase for select layers in ArcGIS Pro (multiple geodatabases used in one map)

I have a map that uses shapefiles from several geodatabases. I need to re-source several layers from one specific geodatabase to another. They are the exact same geodatabase; Geodatabase X was copied ...
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QGIS: Create New Relationship gdb vs. gpkg

I'm looking for an option to store different relationships directly in the database. When I add the gdb/gpkg into a project the relationships should be loaded automatically too. For a gdb I can choose ...
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How to write more than one layer to an existing file geodatabase

Background: At 3.28.10 I have installed the ESRI FileGDB driver, using the advanced OSGEO4W install. This allows me to write a vector layer to a new ESRI File Geodatabase (FGDB), using Export > ...
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Converting GPKG to GDB-Feature Class with gdal.VectorTranslate [closed]

I am trying to convert a geopackage (GPKG) to a ESRI GDB feature class using gdal.VectorTranslate(). My code is like: translate_options = gdal.VectorTranslateOptions(format="OpenFileGDB", ...
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Python OGR error when intesecting line by polygon

When I try to find the intersection of a line gdb layer with a polygon layer I get the following error: Can only insert a LineString/MultiLineString/CircularString/CompoundCurve/MultiCurve in a ...
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FME issue while updating AND inserting data in Esri Geodatabase (File Geodb) writer

I have a geodatabase file to update with FME Desktop : some features must be updated, et some new features must be inserted in that geodatabase file. Those features are polygons with several ...
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QGIS changes the value of Decimal (double) Float32 field [closed]

I loaded a layer from a ESRI GDB into QGIS 3.32.1 When I enter a value in a Decimal (double) Float32 field, after saving the edits, the value changes (the change is shown after closing and reopening ...
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Python OGR: NoneType Error only when writing to OpenFileGDB, reading works fine

I have a peculiar situation when trying to write to a .gdb using OGR. I get a NoneType error following any OGR function after ogr.Open() when I specify the data source as writable. From previous ...
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Use geodatabase (GDB) file in Extract/Clip by Extent tool in QGIS

I want to run Extract/Clip by Extent tool on a file geodatabase (GDB), without opening it in QGIS (3.30.1). However, when I open up the interface, and select "Select file...", there's no ...
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Joining CSV to feature class in oracle dB and writing out matched records to feature class in file geodatabase on local machine using FME

I'm currently using a CSV reader, Database Joiner and ESRI Geodatabase Writer. The join is working perfectly: But when I connect the joined output to the geodatabase writer no records are written to ...
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Accessing File Geodatabase Files without ArcMap

I was working on a project last night on ArcMap but the license provided by my university expired. I was using a local ArcGIS toolbox to process some data to get the local getis ord and local moran's ...
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Perform a Network Analysis in ArcGIS Pro using data from Geofabrik shapefile

I am trying to perform a Network Analysis in ArcGIS Pro for the state of Goiás (Brazil), and want to use as the base map a shapefile from Geofabrik. I have downloaded the shapefile for "centro-...
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Checking topological errors in Esri geodatabase feature class using ArcPy

I am using PyScripter and ArcMap import arcpy # set up workspace and input feature class arcpy.env.workspace = r"H:\Data_Processing\Work\PL07\Mygdb.gdb" fc = "County" # create a ...
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Comparing two GeoDataFrames that are written using different drivers

I'm trying to write one of the GeoDataFrames available with the GeoPandas package to a File GeoDataBase, read this back into memory, and then measure equality across these two GeoDataFrames. For some ...
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Cannot use Near() due to schema lock

I have recently been able to add 2 layers to the Table of Contents is ArcGIS Pro using ArcPy. It uses code like this: ResultPath1 = r"*DirectFilePath*.gdb\GeocodedDonationLocations" # ...
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Does ArcGIS Pro have a tool like PostGIS ST_ReducePrecision?

Is there a tool in ArcGIS Pro to reduce the precision of a geometry in a dataset, similar to https://postgis.net/docs/manual-dev/ST_ReducePrecision.html? I want to use it on a file geodatabase dataset ...
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Seeing modified dates of feature classes in geodatabases from ArcGIS Desktop

I would like to see the modified date of each layers in the geodatabases. For some reason I can't see them in ArcGIS Desktop 10.8.2. However, they appear under File explorer. As the layer are into ...
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Java GDAL: Permission denied when trying to open an file geodatabase (gdb)

I'm trying to get the layers of a file geodatabase (.gdb), but I'm having problems with permissions. My Java code is like this: import org.gdal.gdal.gdal; public static void main(String[] args) { ...
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Using GDAL 3.6 to convert file geodatabases domains, subtypes and relatioship classes into PostGIS

I am using GDAL 3.6.0, with the OpenFileGDB driver, to read a file geodatabase with domains, subtypes and relationship classes and need to convert them to PostGIS. In the GDAL documentation, it is ...
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OGR Field Types to FileGDB

I am trying to convert from PostGIS to FileGDB using GDAL (ogr2ogr). One of my fields is an integer field and declared in PostGIS as an int4. However when I do a standard ogr2ogr export looking at the ...
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How to display recently created layers in GDB?

This is cross posted here. What I've done is split a layer by attributes into a recently created GDB. Depending on the layer it will create a multitude of layers in the GDB. What I want to do is add ...
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Showing and editing .gdb layers on QWC2

I am developing a react.js based GIS website to use various map tools such as measuring distances and adding layers. One problem I have is I would like to manipulate and display .gdb layers on the ...
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Converting geodatabase into Geopackage in FME

I have never used FME and need to convert some geodatabase files into Geopackages. So the data can be stored in a GeoServer and published online.
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List all layers within an .aprx and export all to a .gdb

I would like to export all layers within an .aprx to a .gdb. This is the script: # Set the .aprx file as the workspace aprx = arcpy.mp.ArcGISProject(r"B:\XXX000\XXX35219_BCG\Workspaces\EIAR\...
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Exporting shapefile to Esri file geodatabase in QGIS

Is it possible to export a shapefile as a file geodatabase in QGIS? I have been trying to do so, but its not giving me the options in the format dropdown box when I 'save as' the shapefile.
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Cannot overwrite feature class file in gdb while occupied by ArcGIS Pro (Python script and ArcPy package)

I wrote the following piece of code that loops over a map features and buffer them. new buffer layers are saved to a different gdb with in this project. If I run the code from IDLE while that project ...
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Adding geometry to a db table using ArcPy from an existing points dataset

I am attempting to write an ArcPy script to add the geometries of a points data set to records in a db table. Each record in the db table has a field containing a date, and an associated numeric value ...
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Install and run GDBee file geodatabase SQL tool

GDBee is a Python tool for querying file geodatabases using SQL (outside of ArcGIS): https://github.com/AlexArcPy/GDBee I want to install and run GDBee in Windows 10 (64-bit). As a novice, here's what ...
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File Geodatabase SQL expression to get greatest 1 per group

I have a RoadInsp FC in a FGDB in ArcGIS Pro 2.6.8. Using an SQL expression in the Select by Attributes tool, I want to select the greatest 1 per group. In other words, for a given ASSET_ID, I want ...
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Listing feature classes from multiple feature datasets in GDB

I am trying to list all feature classes from multiple datasets with single GDB. I have tried with below code import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"C:\GDB\Base.gdb" fdlist = ...
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Exporting FileGeodatabase Subtypes to Excel

I'm working with a large file-geodatabase(100 layers) and need to create an excel spreadsheet listing all the subtypes with values and labels extracted. Is there a way to do with this task with out of ...
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Error reading layer from geodatabase into R

I am attempting to read a layer from a geodatabase into R. The error given is: #> Error in CPL_get_z_range(obj, 2): z error - expecting three columns; There is only one layer in the geodatabase. ...
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Verify feature class path in file geodatabase using GDAL with Python

Suppose I have a geodatabase in C:/MyDir/MyGDB.gdb. I am working outside of the Esri/ArcPy environment, primarily using gdal and os libraries. I want to retrieve and verify the file path of a feature ...
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Using ModelBuilder to select identical attributes in all other file geodatabase features

I have several datasets that all have the same reference number in them (this is an as-built CAD number). These can be points, lines and polygons. I am attempting to build a model that would select ...
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"The operation would change the geometry type"

I want to edit polygon features within a ESRI gdb using QGIS 3.26.2 and the FileGDB driver. When I use the Vertex Tool to e.g. move a vertex I often get the message: The operation would change the ...
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