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The File Geodatabase API provides a non-ArcObjects based means by which developers can work with File Geodatabases

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How to create a file geodatabase (.gdb) in Python without ArcPy?

I want to make a file geodatabase (.gdb) with GeoPandas and Fiona, but as long as I know there is no way to make a feature class without using ArcPy. Is there a way to make it?
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The error in copy layer by GDAL

I used GDAL meathod “GDALDataset::CopyLayer” to copy a layer outside the dataset to the dataset in FileGDB. But, the error is "ERROR 1: Failed at creating table for \K2\KCOUPLtemp (Invalid ...
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.gdb table creation speed

I'm trying to convert a shapefile containing N single point shapes to a .gdb using the FileGDBAPI for C++ from Esri. The structure of the shapefile is: x | y | date1 | date2 | ...
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valuerror : Null Layer

I am trying to open a geodatabase file and getting error message ValuError : Null Layer. I am using geopandas.read_file. import geopandas as gpd gdp.read_file("AL_ALFL_conf_final.gdb") I ...
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Cannot open Esri Geodatabase files on QGIS 3.12 and 3.13 on MacOS Catalina

I've been struggling for the last two days to get QGIS 3.12 running on macOS Catalina to open ESRI Geodatabase (GDB) files. I've tried using OpenFileGDB with no luck - I just get the following error "...
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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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Get path of feature classes in feature datasets without arcpy

I'm looking for a way to get the full path of a feature class within feature datasets (either in personal or file geodatabases) without using arcpy. My first attempt was to use ogr which works fine ...
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Where is XSD file for XML found in Gdb_Items table?

I would like to be able to deserialize the xml in Gdb_items table using .NET. The xml in an sde geodatabase appears to be the same as the xml returned using the File GDB API. I tried using xsd.exe ...
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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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Using GeoTools to open Esri File Geodatabase (FileGDB)?

How can I open an Esri File Geodatabase (FileGDB) in GeoTools?
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Writing a blob with Esri.FileGDB.Row.SetBinary return an empty value when reread the blob field

I am trying to write an image/png in an ESRI FileGDB field. I use the Esri.FileGDB.API 1.4, both 32/64, in C#. The type of the field is "esriFieldTypeBlob". I am currently able to write the image, ...
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Installing Esri FGDB API with GDAL (Python 3.5) [closed]

I've recently migrated to ArcGIS Pro 1.4 and have had no problems moving from Python 2.7 to 3.5 - except one. I try to use gdal/ogr when I can in order to share scripts easily with those who do not ...
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Safety of using GDAL OpenFileGDB (reverse engineered) driver? [closed]

http://www.gdal.org/drv_openfilegdb.html My understanding is that GDAL offers an alternative to accessing Geodatabase files via Esri's API SDK. Apparently Even Rouault reverse engineered the ...
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FME How to read multiple CSV files from many folders and write to geodatabase tables by folder

I have 13000+ CSV files, all containing around 13000 rows. These CSV files are arranged in 146 different folders. All CSV files have the same schema with ; as separator. These CSV files contain about ...
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How to repair GDB_ITEMS.Definition if fields are missing (GPFieldInfoEx)?

I read file geodatabase schema of all feature classes by parsing Definition field XML-s from GDB_Items table. I am using ESRI File GDB API. It's main XML element (for feature class) is ...
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How to add support for FileGDB (Esri file gdb API) driver in fiona?

There has been a tons of questions on that but none of them solved my problem. I have a machine with: Windows 7 x64 Python 3.4.3 x64 gdal installed: gdalinfo --version --> GDAL 1.11.4, released ...
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ESRI shape curves specification

The documentation for ESRI's File Geodatabase API (downloadable from http://www.esri.com/apps/products/download/) says regarding its MultiPartShapeBuffer Class: These functions provide access to ...
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File Geodatabase dependency missing

I am using File Geodatabase API into my own MFC C++ application (which only reads data from .gdb folders). I have include all the headers and libraries required for the api in the project Properties ...
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Getting all field names from feature class of file geoatabase using C#?

I want to get all fieldnames of feature class and then read data in each field. I have used table.fieldDef, table.fieldinformation but i am unable to get fieldnames if featureclass. My code which i ...
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Get all layers from gdb file

I am trying to get all layers from gdb file.I am using file geodatabase API. I am unable to find any help regarding how to get all layers and then read that layers. Right Now i am using Geodatabase ...
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Finding metadata about File Geodatabase using ESRIs File Geodatabase API?

I'm using these DLLs and I'm very new to GIS and Geodatabase files in general. I'm just curious if I can get a list of the tables and some more in depth documentation/examples if possible.
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Where can I find a binary ogr_FileGDB.dll compilled for Windows?

Need GDAL 2.0 with support FileGDB driver. The GDAL build from http://gisinternals.com does not contain this driver.
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Seeking open source solution to access rasters in File Geodatabase?

I'm looking for a way to access raster layers in an Esri File-GeoDatabase without using ArcObjects or ArcPy, specifically I would like to access the raster layers with GDAL. I understand that the GDAL ...
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How to write features in file geodatabases (FileGDB) with GDAL and Python?

I am trying to copy features from a spatiallite database to a filegeodatabase. The target FileGDB already exists with the required feature classes. I am using the FileGDB-API 1.4 on Ubuntu and Python ...
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Translating Annotations with FME

There is a situation where I have annotation in dgn file as an attribute info, eg: it is circumference of trees trunk. I have a feature class in esri file geodatabase named ‘tree’ which has an ...
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FileGDB API for Visual Studio gives error?

I download API for vs 2008. When I try add reference VS show error: What can I do? Windows 7 64 bit dll too for 64 bit VS 2008
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Reading file geodatabases without using ArcObjects or any other licenses

I am interested in writing C# class libraries that can read/modify file geodatabases. The issue I have with the File Geodatabase API from ESRI is that this is for commercial use, and I don't want to ...
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Installing QGIS with FileGDB? [duplicate]

I need to know how to install QGIS 2.0.1 for Windows 8 64 bit so it can recognize and open ESRI .gdb files. What do i download and what settings do i change? I have seen Installing File ...
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file geodatabase api on osx mavericks via brewed gdal

I've got a new machine with a fresh install of OSX 10.9, and am having trouble getting esri's file geodatabase api to work correctly with my brewed gdal. This is a known issue, noted here: http://...
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Can MapInfo Professional use data direct from a File Geodatabase?

Esri released its File Geodatabase API in mid 2011, and it seems that QGIS via GDAL's OGR FileGDB Driver added support for the File Geodatabase within about a year. By support, I mean simply being ...
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Querying annotations from GDB file in .Net [closed]

I have annotations in a GDB file that I need to extract to load into a non-ESRI spatial store. It's my understanding that there isn't any tool to export annotations to a shape file. I need to copy ...
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Is there a quicker way of checking if a feature exists with OGR

I'm writing lot's of features to a FileGDB using OGR. The slow point in my script is checking that the feature isn't already in the Feature Class, based on the ID. Currently I'm using a function and:...
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Write WKT/WKB to File Geodatabase using FGDB API

Is there a way to set the geometry of a row using either WKT or WKB with the File Geodatabase API? Is there any other way to write spatial data to the file gdb using the fgdb api without having to go ...
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Geokettle transformation for FileGDB to SHP

I want to transform FileGDB layer to Shapefile on Geokettle. Firstly i added OGR Input and than i added a Shapefile Output. And i entered parameters shown on the screenshot but i got errors for ...
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Setting up file geodatabase API

Can someone point me to a guide for setting up the file geodatabase API? I'm using Visual Studio Express 2012. I can deal with writing and debugging the code - I just can't seem to figure out how to ...
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Modifying File GDB Feature Class Features Using QGIS [duplicate]

I've installed the File GDB API using the OSGEO4W advanced installation when installing QGIS. I've had a bit of trouble with it initially and have posted a few questions with some helpful Stack ...
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Previewing File Geodatabase in QGIS Browser - Is it Possible?

Can I Preview/look at file geodatabase attributes in the QGIS browser if I have installed QGIS using OSGEO4W installer and FileGDB API? Currently I can add/edit file geodatabase feature classes to ...
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File Geodatabase API .NET Wrapper: How to determine if Table/Feature Class Is Locked?

I have been using the file gdb API .NET wrapper, and it has suited my needs quite nicely (vs. using ArcObjects). One of the things I have yet to figure out is if there is a proper way to determine if ...
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Can File Geodatabase API be Redistributed?

Esri's file geodatabase API can now be used with GDAL/OGR - Link however each individual seems to have to login to Esri and download the API files individually. For example this is referenced in a ...
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FileGDB open API and tools based on it [closed]

Esri shared their library which makes it possible to work with FileGDB format without using ArcObjects. What kind of applications could be created in order to help GIS specialist to solve their tasks ...
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When was Esri File Geodatabase API made available?

When was the Esri File Geodatabase API made available? This question was originally asked to try and determine when the File Geodatabase API would be made available.
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