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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Maintaining Relationship Class between Feature Class and Attribute Table after primary key attribute is changed [closed]

I have a File Geodatabase Feature Class with Polygon features of agricultural LAND_PARCELS. Each land parcel has a unique PARCEL_ID. The land parcel Feature Class needs to be related to a table that ...
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Exporting multiple Photo Attachments from single feature and renaming them using ArcPy

I have a file geodatabase with survey data regarding waterbodies. Each point/waterbody has 2 to 4 photo attachments that correspond to the specific point. I found a script online that will connect the ...
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Exporting images attached to 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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Retaining subsecond time precision in date/time field in Geodatabase

I have a set of points (essentially tracks) with subsecond time precision, that would be useful to visualise/analyse. I have tried the "Convert Time Field" tool from string, float and double field ...
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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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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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Performing ST_Distance query in file geodatabase using ArcGIS Pro

I'm trying to create a view in ArcGIS Pro that joins attributes from two feature classes. The features need to be joined by an ID field and by distance. I want the features in the TABLE1_ERASE layer ...
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Deleted file geodatabase from hosted feature layer on ArcGIS Online

For ArcGIS Online, if I delete the source file geodatabase used to publish a hosted feature layer, would I need to recreate the whole layer? The layer is also attached to a web map application.
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Opening file geodatabases created with ogr2ogr in ArcGIS Desktop?

I've been using the new FileGDB support in gdal-1.9.0 to create file geodatabases that can be opened in ArcGIS. For example (I'm doing this all on one line, so I'm not certain this will run as ...
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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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Joining points to closest line with summary of attributes using GeoPandas

I have a streets line dataset and a GPS Ping point dataset which contains speed. I'm trying to join the points to the closest street within 15m to get an average speed along each segment. More details:...
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Load multiple file geodatabase tables into R directly from a FGDB (arcgisbinding package)

I have a large number of file geodatabase tables that I'd like to load directly into R as data frames. I have upwards of 80 - 100 tables and it would be much more convenient to automate this process. ...
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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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"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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Joining and exporting tables from multiple geodatabases using ArcGIS Pro

I am trying to join two tables that each exist in multiple geodatabases, and then export the joined product to a .dbf table. This works until I try to use Iterate Workspace to loop over multiple ...
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load gdb directory into R using simple features package

I am trying to work in R with the NYC 3D building models, specifically http://maps.nyc.gov/download/3dmodel/DA_WISE_Multipatch.zip. This is the package I use: > library(sf) Linking to GEOS 3.9.1, ...
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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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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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Creating Subtypes in ArcMap

I want to create Subtypes for a feature class, but the option is not active. Under Feature Class Property I created some Fields, but the Subtypes tab is not active. I can't choose Subtype Field and ...
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What are pros/cons of using MSSQL SDE Database rather than File Geodatabase in ArcGIS Server [closed]

I have taken over an ArcSDE 9.3 Enterprise database setup which has around 80% of it´s vector data in an MSSQL SDE Database system and 20% in File GDB on the application server. I am trying to ...
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How can I use the values of a GDB coded value domain in QGIS

In a GDB the attribute size contains a coded value domain {0: small, 1:medium, 2: big}. How can I access the value of a domain of a GDB in QGIS? I want to use the value in an expression or a field ...
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Can't open .gdb folder with related files in ArcMap 10.7

I am wondering if someone here might be able to help me troubleshoot opening a .gdb folder in ArcMap. I have already tried using Add Layer, Connect to Folder under Catalog, Open, and dragging and ...
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How to read and write Esri FileGeodatabase (FileGDB) in Linux by Java language?

I need to read and write Esri FileGDB in a Linux system (Centos).I have installed GDAL and compiled the Java package.Then, I tried to use FileGDB API to accomplish the task, but it does not support ...
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How can I load a very large raster (or portion of it) into R from an ArcGIS file geodatabase using R-Bridge (arcgisbinding)?

I have a large raster stored in an ArcGIS geodatabase (dimensions: 105,000x260,000) that I am trying to load in R. I have tried the following: library(arcgisbinding) arc.check_product() gdb <- &...
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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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Adding support to Esri's FileGDB driver when fiona/gdal/osgeo were installed through Anaconda

Is there a way to tweak the fiona/gdal/osgeo packages installed through Anaconda so that they can be used to read/write GDB files using the ESRI FileGDB driver? The main thing I'm actually trying to ...
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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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How to Transfer Domain from one Geodatabase to another?

How do I transfer Domain to another .gdb in ArcGIS?
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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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Downloading Geodatabase to ArcCatalog [closed]

Someone sent me a .gdb in Google Drive. When I download it to my computer, it is a file folder with all the .gdb contents in it. How do I add it as a .gdb in ArcCatalog?
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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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Bringing in ARC gdb into QGIS 3.16

Trying to bring in an ARC gdb folder into QGIS 3.16 using the Vector import tool but it keeps saying it is not a valid or recognised data source. Layer -> add Layer -> Add Vector Layer using ...
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Employing file geodatabase that is going to be used and edited by multiple users [closed]

I have a file geodatabase that contains 3 feature classes in it and each feature class contains a lot of data that will be viewed and edited daily by 6 other users. I am looking for any advice from ...
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Converting "string" date to "date" format using FME

I have a string field with values such as 04.07.21 and I am trying to write to GDB but it's not working because date format is expected and string is provided. How can I convert these values (04.07.21)...
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Exporting File Geodatabase Raster license-free to TIFF or IMG [duplicate]

Is there a license-free technology that can export rasters from an ESRI File Geodatabase to a file-based raster (e.g. GeoTIFF or IMG file)? Esri has the FileGDB API for "reading" the ...
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Exporting geodata from QGIS to File Geodatabase

For a project, I need to create a set of vector data that I think I could do in QGIS. However, the customer requires that the final data set needs to be delivered in a Esri File Geodatabase. Is there ...
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Open Source Tool capable of reading Esri File Geodatabase (.gdb)?

I have an ESRI File Geodatabase (.gdb) file that I would like to convert to shapefile (or any other non-proprietary format). Are there any Open Source tools to do so?
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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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Accessing file geodatabase (.gdb) rasters with GDAL?

I'm working on a tool that converts raster layers to arrays for processing with NumPy, and ideally I would like to be able to work with rasters that come packaged in a .gdb without exporting them all (...
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Features lost when creating "Local copy for editing"

I want to edit a hosted feature service from AGOL (no server). I followed the steps to create a local copy for editing, however when I do this - not all of the features exist in the local copy. I ...
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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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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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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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