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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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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Append Tool Changing Field Data Types

When running the append tool to update a feature class in a file geodatabase, the tool seems to be changing field types of my preexisting data. I have a file geodatabase with a preexisting layer that ...
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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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Losing data when converting from GeoPackage to File Geodatabase in ArcGIS Pro?

I have a geopackage with 422k polygons. When using Copy Features to convert into file geodatabase only 215k features remain. When I select a small subset of data and copy this, polygons which was not ...
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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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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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Loading geodatabase into new empty geodatabase using ArcPy?

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 ...