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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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How can I use python to zip a file geodatabase and add it as an item to AGOL?

I have a script that serves to update a hosted feature layer. Due to recent breaks in the append function from the api, I have transitioned to creating a filegeodatabase using geopanads, uploading ...
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Correctly loading .gdb into QGIS

I have a .gdb directory with 40+ layers inside. When I load it into QGIS (3.36, also tested under 3.34) not all layers have features. Some are just empty (the attribute tables do not even have columns,...
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How to export and manage images from Survey123 dataset in ArcGIS Pro, separating data points and handling errors

My question mainly centers around how to export a set of images on ArcGIS Pro. What I am trying to do: I have a Survey123 dataset from which I need to extract quadrat sites ( images attached to each ...
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ArcGIS Pro CAD to Geodatabase returns no results

Despite successful convertion of CAD file to Geodatabase file in ArcGIS Pro I have nowehe results. They should appear in the panel as per this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8sbUMDbYVI&t=...
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FileNotFoundError on open() command on Standalone Table in ArcGIS Pro geodatabase [duplicate]

I am working on an areal interpolation question for which I have used the Tabulate Intersect function to print out a standalone table in my geodatabase named "Gr_TabulateInter". However, I ...
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ArcGIS Pro doesn't see loaded DWG geodatabase

I would like to load my DWG file to ArcGIS Pro and convert it to the geodatabase file. Unfortunately, I have the problem. I am new to the ArcGIS Pro and watched this video: https://www.youtube.com/...
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QGIS : Open raster .gdb Esri format

I try to open an Esri raster.gdb in QGIS (Open 25m Raster DEM, Altalis, Calgary, canada). I use 3.36.1-Maidenhead QGIS (Version de GDAL/OGR 3.8.4) Some "layers" are created but I can't do ...
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Renaming File Geodatabase feature class in QGIS

At QGIS 3.34.6, I am unable to rename feature classes or attribute tables using the Browser Panel. Here's the procedure that I've tried: From the Browser Panel, open a File Geodatabase by clicking ...
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Invalid GIS data provided when importing .gdb file into MySQL using ogr2ogr

I'm using ogr2ogr to import a GDB file into MySQL, and I get this error : ERROR 1: MySQL error message:Invalid GIS data provided to function st_geomfromtext. Description: INSERT INTO `test_table` (`...
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How to tell file geodatabase' version using open source tools?

I have several *.gdb folders that I like to tell the version of (for interoperability reasons). How can I do this using open source software? I'm familiar with QGIS and GDAL but still haven't found a ...
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Create file geodatabase (.gdb) using free and open-source Python package

I am new to geospatial data analysis, and I would also use just free and open-source Python packages to work with. Now I try to create geodatabase (.gdb), but I can not find any appropriate Python ...
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R st_intersects gives out sgbp file [closed]

Basically I have a data frame with coordinates variables and other variables, and another SHP file provides polygones geographic information: I want to find out which points are inside these polygones ...
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Open GDB file in Python

I would like to be able to open and view a GDB file (GIS file for raster data) in Python. The data is official US government GIS data, the file can be downloaded publicly here: https://www.fs.usda.gov/...
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QGIS filters features of FileGDB by itself

I have a FileGDB loaded into QGIS. In the layer properties under information - information from provider, feature count is 298. Under source there is no provider feature filter set. In the attribute ...
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Retain GlobalIDs during Esri gdb export/import

I'm using ogr2ogr (OpenFileGDB) to convert an Esri gdb into a SQLite file, where I perform some edits and then convert it back to gdb. The original Esri gdb data have GlobalID fields which is turned ...
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QGIS Export ESRI File Geodatabase versus ESRI FileGDB

Ive just noticed in QGIS (v3.28.11) that on the "Save Vector Layer As" format options, that there are two ESRI File Geodatabase options. One is called ESRI File Geodatabase The other is ...
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FME - Specify schema name in PostgreSQL database writer (ArcSDE)

I am attempting to transfer data from a file geodatabase into an enterprise geodatabase (PostgreSQL) using FME. By default, the writer copies it into either the "public" schema or the "...
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Editing file geodatabase domain using QGIS

I noticed that I can now create domains in FGDBs in QGIS. Once I have created one, is there a way to add a value other than to delete and re-create the domain?
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GDAL/OGR import file GDB to a specific PostgreSQL schema

I'm trying to import a dataset (file GDB) into a PostgreSQL (16) + PostGIS (3.4) database using GDAL 3.6.3 (released 2023/03/07) without any kind of success: ogr2ogr -f PostgreSQL "PG:${PG_URI}&...
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Schema.ini file not being honored by ArcMap, string fields still being converted to numbers when importing CSV to GDB

I am trying to import a CSV to GDB using an ArcMap script tool and preserve some string fields that look like numbers as strings. I added some code to create and populate a schema.ini file in the CSV'...
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Opening Esri .gdb database with values coded or stored in domains

I have a .gdb file with multiple layers of different geometries and a table called "Toolbox". When i import it into QGIS it shows me all the layers and the "Toolbox" as a table. ...
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QGIS (3.32.0) not recognizing some feature classes in file geodatabase created by ArcGIS Pro (3.2.49)

At work I have been using QGIS and storing all my data in GeoPackages for the past year. GeoPackages don't allow feature datasets to my knowledge, so when my office got ArcGIS Pro I was excited to ...
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Geodatabse 'ghost' feature dataset and feature layer duplicates

Long story short, I reprojected my data into WGS 84 without realizing they would be exported into the same master source gdb, deleted the duplicates, but now see ghost duplicates of feature datasets ...
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How to assign a layer to a group in GDB datasets using gdal python

I'm currently working with ESRI GDB datasets and I can easily open hierarchical geodatabases and walk the tree using the API that gdal provides. root_group = ds.GetRootGroup() for g in root_group....
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Applying a specific symbology to multiple feature classes within a geodatabase

I have a file-geodatabase with 100 point feature classes within it, each use the default single dot symbology. I was curious if it would be possible to change every feature class to a different ...
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Spatial Reference not matching between feature class and dataset. Cannot import feature class into dataset

I will preface this by saying I am aware of a workaround that involves creating a new GDB and then using the "Feature Class to Geodatabase Tool" and moving everything around there. I am ...
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"QgsProcessingException: Unable to execute algorithm Could not load source layer for INPUT:" error when applying QGIS processing [closed]

Sorry, I'm not 100% sure of what is the cause here, it seems like maybe the path to the file but that appears to be correct. I have a bunch of data from the USACE's e-hydro website I'm trying to ...
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Copying data from server to my project to prevent broken links and altering original data?

I recently started at a new company and am working on updating their trail maps. The GIS database that I have inherited is quite the mess. I am using ArcGIS Pro and I keep running into broken data ...
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Merging all layers found within File Geodatabase using QGIS

At 3.34.1, I need to merge all layers within a single File Geodatabase. All layers are polygonal and are in the same CRS. Specifically, I would like to conduct the merge without having to first load ...
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Making template project in ArcGIS Pro that has broken data links on purpose

I am trying to take a project file and save it as a template project file so users can not accidentally save their changes to the template file when they start a new project without a "save-as&...
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When I add my .gdb folder in QGIS my raster files don't open properly

When I drop my folder on layers panel, all data are imported but my raster that in a complex polygon convert to a rectangle and some tables. This is my file: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Hosted Feature Layer In Portal Having A Double Underscore In SHAPE__AREA and SHAPE__LENGTH

I am publishing a Hosted Feature Layer from an existing gdb in ArcGIS Pro 3.1 and in this gdb my SHAPE_AREA and SHAPE_LENGTH fields have one underscore in it. But when I go to portal, or bring in the ...
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Separate feature classes for individual entities vs one feature class with all entities as records. How to update for edits?

I have designed a directory on my computer with different multiple categorical geodatabases of boundary data. For example, using my Cities_and_Towns geodatabase, this GDB has 13 feature classes of ...
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Deleting file geodatabase table with quotes in name using ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro 3.1.2. I somehow managed to accidentally rename a table in my file geodatabase with quotation marks in the name. Trying to open it will yield a Failed to open table. error. I am ...
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Updating the source geodatabase for select layers in ArcGIS Pro (multiple geodatabases used in one map)

I have a map that uses shapefiles from several geodatabases. I need to re-source several layers from one specific geodatabase to another. They are the exact same geodatabase; Geodatabase X was copied ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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