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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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How to set Vertical Coordinate system when creating a 3D shapefile?

I'm working with GDAL v1.11 and am seeing the vertical CS stripped when exporting a 3D shapefile (from oracle spatial). This is the command I'm running: ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" B_POINT.shp (...
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How to delete empty feature classes in FME at the end of executing a workbench?

I have an FME workbench which uses a python parameter to copy an existing file geodatabase from one location to another and uses the copy as the writer. This geodatabase has about 50 empty feature ...
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Import gSSURGO gridded data to QGIS?

How do I view the gridded data provided by gSSURGO in QGIS? Following the instructions here (File Geodatabase (*.gdb) support in QGIS?), I'm able to import the vector data and tables with no ...
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Error Compiling GDAL with ESRI FileGeodatabase Support On Ubuntu 16.04

I am attempting to build GDAL in Docker/Ubuntu 16.04 for use in Postgis2.2/OGR_FDW on Postgres 9.6 beta3 using the travis.yml of the 2.1_gcc5.2_sanitize coverage branch as a guide -as there is oddly ...
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Rename the output file ArcGIS

I am copying a tons of features from a file geodatabase to a database server. First I created an enterprise geodatabase connenction and after a database connection. In the first step I added a ...
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Memory issue inserting a large dataset in GDB with ArcObjects

I am using the ArcObjects API for Java to load a very large dataset in a File Geodatabase in one feature class. The whole dataset I have to load is composed of 200 datasets of 30k polygons, and I ...
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SAFE FME: How to iterate through Featureclasses in a GDB and write their Filename to an attribute in a separate featureclass

I have a GDB which contains raster datasets and Vector featureclasses . Each Featureclass contains only one polygon. The Polygon represents project areas whose name is also the title of the ...
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Using FME to extract and store data in geodatabase in different feature datasets to create seamless dataset?

Original data structure as supplied is 124 folders with identical feature data sets: There is a common attribute in all datasets (metadata) that I need to inspect and extract the data flow for ...
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How to update a field in one geodatabase table via a join to another geodatabase table?

I have 2 tables in a file geodatabase and I need to update a field (via ArcObjects) in the first table with a field in the first. Basically, the equivalent to SQL Server's update statement: UPDATE t1 ...
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Symbolizing File Geodatabase feature class with Layer File created from AutoCAD drawing?

I received an autocad drawing file which I converted into feature classes with the CAD to Geodatabase tool. I would like to symbolize the exported data in ArcMap the same way it was symbolized in ...
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Why does compressed & zipped/unzipped file geodatabase give Open Failed Error opening feature class Cannot access secured data?

In ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop, a colleague compressed a file geodatabase and then zipped it and sent it to me via email. I unzipped it and was unable to add any of the feature classes into my map ...
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Exporting Query Layer (stand-alone table) to file geodatabase?

I'm using an SQL query (from MS SQL Server) on an enterprise DB connection, and am able to create a stand-alone table from the "Make Query Layer" tool. After this table (stand-alone query table) is ...
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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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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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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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“Save As” truncating string fields to 255 characters

I'm trying to convert a postgis table to an ESRI FileGeodatabase with a nightly build of QGIS, using Save As which utilises OGR. One of the fields is a text field with > 255 characters. I have ...
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What is *.gdb.fm file that appears to be associated with geometric network of ArcFM Water?

I have been doing some work with a file geodatabase (test.gdb) which has a geometric network that I copied (using ArcCatalog or the Catalog window of ArcMap) from an ArcFM managed water network stored ...
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Finding a GeoDatabase for assisting mobile clients (offline) to sync with Host DB

We have a current system that uses a combination of SAFE FME and PostGIS data (raster and feature) to create download packages for mobile clients. The clients are typically offline web technology (e.g....
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Reading TIGER/Line gdb file into R

I am using the following instructions to read a TIGER/Line gdb into R. The first commands work correctly and print out the feature classes: fgdb <- "ACS_2014_5YR_BG_48_TEXAS.gdb" subset(...
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rename table/feature class in filegdb using ogr or qgis

According to the OGR SQL docs, it doesn't appear that it is possible to use and ALTER statement to rename an existing table (featureclass) inside of a file geodatabase. RENAME statements can be run on ...
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converting shp to fileGDB with ogr2ogr changes geometry type?

I'm converting a shapefile to file geodatabase with GDAL 1.11.3 and the ESRI FileGDB driver. ogrinfo on the .shp gives: $ ogrinfo NED1_Index.shp INFO: Open of `NED1_Index.shp' using driver `ESRI ...
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Seeking open source geospatial viewer of attachments stored in file geodatabase?

I have a file geodatabase that contains imagery and photo attachments linked to each record of a feature class. I am looking for a non-proprietary solution that allows a user without Esri to view ...
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Combining multiple DEMs into one file geodatabase

I have multiple file geodatabases (approximately 240) each contain a DEM. My issue is taking the DEM from each and putting it into a single file geodatabase without alot of mind numbing work. ...
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What is the reason for the very poor performance of ESRI's file geodatabases on network drives?

I am asking this question because I am at a loss and dont have a good enough understanding of all the underlying operations going on 'under the hood' of Windows/Arcgis. What is the root cause of fgdb ...
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Importing dgn geometry into empty file geodatabase feature class?

I have an empty geodatabase in arcgis for certain domain application. It has several feature datasets each containing related feature classes. for example : feature dataset - NATURE, it has a ...
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Read GDB from C#

I am trying to read .gdb file using osgeo API I go for following code but can't read, please suggest to me a solution. string File= @"D:\GDB File\Demo.gdb"; public IConnection ...
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ogr2ogr fileGDB translating points

I am converting data from spatialite to fileGDB (and reverse) for a project using QGIS and ArcGIS. When I convert using ogr2ogr (or QGIS) from spatialite to fileGDB, the points are translated ...
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What is causing invalid spatial reference error using ogr2ogr converting PostGIS to FileGDB in a Feature Dataset?

I am trying to use ogr2ogr to convert a layer from PostGIS to a FileGDB. I want the layer to be created inside a Feature Dataset. The spatial reference of the source layer is EPSG:3500. The spatial ...
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Script to unzip a file geodatabase fails with Memory Leak

Hijacked the ESRI script to unzip. After research I found there is a memory leak. There are three zip files I download on a regular basis. Each .zip contains one (1) .gdb. The largest is 2 GB zipped, ...
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Exporting feature class from Geodatabase to shapefile, shortens/abbreviates field values in resultant file?

I'm exporting feature class (File Geodatabase) to shapefile, after exporting the field values in resultant shapefile is shortening, like if a field value is Andhra Pradesh then in Feature class ...
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Images exported from ArcGIS Online as File Geodatabase inaccessible to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am a new user of ArcGIS Online. I have a system that includes features and images of the objects and I use Esri ArcGIS for Desktop to perform data collecting. Before exporting the whole database ...
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How do I get geodatabase automatically upated from edits in access database?

I have an Access database that I have joined to a file geodatabase. There is a numeric field in the database that the symbology graduated colors is based on, ie: 0-39=red, 40-60 is orange, etc. I am ...
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Cannot Save Edits to File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2

When trying to edit a File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2, everything works as expected until the user saves their edits. When pressing save, all edits revert back to their original state with no ...
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ArcGIS Autoincrement field for file geodatabase using domains

I have read this thread "Autoincrement field when New Feature added" which suggests a python script to autoincrement a field. Can anyone say if there is anyway to do this using domains or any other ...
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How to add coded value to domain?

I wish to add a new value in my domain and I get this message : An invalid SQL statement was used [UPDATE GDB_Domains SET DomainName = 'Statut_Pygargue',Description = Statut de l'activite du nid', ...
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Generating composite values ( MAPFID numbers) for previously duplicated vales based on 2 different fields

Good day everyone! I have lurked around here for info preiously, but this is my first post, so please be gentle if I commit any faux pas. Okay, let me try to break this down so we can all understand....
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Use GDAL/Python to add rasters (tiff) to an ESRI File Geodatabase

I'm using GDAL python to create a bunch of tiff files from a netcdf file. def modelout_to_geotif(netcdfile, outdir, VarName): """ Given the path to the netcdf output, produces geotiffs for ...
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arcpy.Integrate_management failing?

I cannot get arcpy.Integrate_management to work. I can run as a standalone process in ArcMap just fine, and if I copy the result as a python snippet I get: arcpy.Integrate_management(in_features="...
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Writing to file geodatabase in R on Windows?

The title above basically states the question. I have looked around but haven't quite found anything yet. I see this driver: https://gdal.org/drivers/vector/filegdb.html I haven't seen any R ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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create am Empty GDB using ogr2ogr

I guess no one has not asked this question yet. Let's say if I want to store my CSV to GDB feature table then the code below works just fine ogr2ogr -f "filegdb" test.gdb my.csv and I thought just ...
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Why I can use geodatabase created by 10.5.1 in ArcMap 10.1

According to http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/10.5/manage-data/geodatabases/client-geodatabase-compatibility.htm, if the client is using 10.1, he can open geodasebase up to 10.4. But, when I save ...
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FME Workspace Update rows WHERE

This is about the lower part of TesterNoType In table 1 I have ex Filename, Type, Date Parks, 1, 2018-01-22 Parks, 4, 2018-01-22 Table 2 aka new information table I have information ...