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Questions tagged [file-geodatabase]

File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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 on StackExchange, but they were either not exactly what I was looking for or really old where ...
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Convert gdb to shp file? [closed]

I am trying to convert a large gdb file (648 MB) into a shape file. I have searched and tried many different methods but have no luck. This .gdb file is associated to a lyr file. I am running ArcGIS ...
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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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ArcPy Rematch tied addresses according to a separate column value

I have address data that returns many ties when geocoding using a Locator I created. The Locator uses a table that has grouped addresses based on street number ranges, e.g. |Start_Street_Num | ...
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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 (...
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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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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 ...