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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Getting unexpected field name from ArcPy

Why does the code below come up with different field data names? When I save in a GDB it comes up with underscore() on the end of the field name & when saved as .shp it comes up with no ...
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Automatically fix data links that constantly break in the same session

My layers are constantly breaking their links during my work session. I am working on a map and run a tool With the map still open, the layer suddenly changes to the red exclamation mark, indicating ...
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Reading password protected shared file geodatabase using GeoPandas

I'm trying to read a geodatabase that is stored in a password protected shared geodatabase using GeoPandas. Is there a way to do so? I attempt to connect using this. import geopandas as gpd ...
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Rebuilding indexes in file geodatabase using ArcPy

I am trying to automate the rebuild of file geodatabase indexes using ArcPy v10.6, but I encounter an ERROR 000837 The workspace is not the correct workspace type. Question: If arcpy....
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Duplicate Global IDs within same feature class

I received a geodatabase from a contractor and I observed there are multiple feature classes with column of Global ID type. These Global ID type columns, when I checked data i realized there are ...
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ArcGIS Select attributes X weeks before or after current date

I'm working on a project where the data gets updated every Monday (an XLSX file which I bring into a File Geodatabase and work with from there). I've been tasked with automating the data massaging. ...
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Saving output in a gdb Feature dataset in ArcMap Modelbuilder

I'm using ArcMap 10.5. I've got a model with a bunch of processes related to different topics such as ROADS, URBAN SQUARES, PARKINGS, etc. I'm currently working from a geodatabase that stores all the ...
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Adding raster Data from Geodatabase to QGIS [duplicate]

I have raster data in a geodatabase and want to open them with QGIS. When I navigate with QGIS to the Geodatabase I get to this window. Unfortunately, I can't open These atx and GDBTABLX files and I ...
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Uncompressing ArcMap 9.3 GDB in ArcMap 10.5

I've received a ArcMap 9.3 compressed GDB that I need to uncompress using ArcMap 10.5. Every time I try to uncompress the GDB (right-click, Administration > Uncompress File Geodatabase...) I receive ...
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Using FileGDB with Python 3.7

Has anyone gotten FileGDB to work under Python 3.7/GDAL. The latest successful infomation I can find is using FileGDB_API_1.5.1 under Python 3.6, which does work.
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Replacing all <Null> values in the attribute tables of all feature classes in a FGDB with the blank (empty) ones

I need to iterate through a file GDB feature classes to replace values found in all the columns of attribute tables with the blank ones (empty''). Here is my code, that doesn't work. Truth be told I'...
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Converting Excel files into geodatabase with ArcPy?

I have several Excel files that contain several sheets. I need to convert these files into one table in gdb. I wrote script that convert the whole sheet in separate table. How can I export a range (f....
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Is Firebird database (.gdb) related to Esri File Geodatabase (.gdb)?

Is .gdb extension from Firebird related to ESRI Geodatabase .gdb?
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Making one to many to many Attribute Relationships

I am making relationship between three tables in QGIS 3.8 version ("ACTIVE SITE","FUEL_TANK","REFUEL"). The primary key and the foreign key for the Tables are as follow the primary keys are "ACTIVE ...
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Creating auto generated number field as like ObjectID in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a FGDB with many feature classes. I need a "FeatureID" field it should be auto generated with a sequence number while adding a new feature in Edit session. It is like the existing field "...
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How to open ArcGIS filegdb in QGIS? [closed]

I have installed OSGeo4W following this: Installing QGIS with FileGDB? Now I have QGIS Desktop 3.8.3 and gdal-filegdb 2.4.1-1 installed on windows 10. I open directory that include the following ...
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Displaying Annotation Feature Classes from File Geodatabase in QGIS using labels? [duplicate]

All the information required to display the Annotation Feature Classes is saved in the attribute table. How do I map each field in the attribute table to the label properties?
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Specifying output location of iterated Intersect tool results using ArcPy?

I have created a code that iterates through a geodatabase, intersecting each feature with a road network. I am not sure how to make it so the intersected features are output into a new geodatabase. ...
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Fixing file geodatabase with deleted files?

As I was freeing up some space for my computer and I saw that my file geodatabase has about 150 GB inside the .gdb folder, I decided to delete some old files. So that is when my problem started. I ...
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Cannot open gdb folder from external drive using geopandas

I am trying to open a .gdb folder from an external drive with geopandas: import geopandas as gpd data = gpd.read_file('/Volumes/SSD/data.gdb') and I am getting the following error: DriverError: '/...
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Storing points from multiple GDBs as object

I often download data that comes in 30 minutes to 1-hour windows and then have to compile that data manually into one feature class, from multiple GDBs. I am trying to iterate through the separate ...
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ERROR 000732 using Con in loop?

I've got this process I'm trying to automate that essentially iterates across a set of rasters, runs a con statement on them to put values from a separate raster wherever the first raster has certain ...
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Esri file geodatabase data migrated to PostGIS through FME becomes non-editable in QGIS

I loaded a layer (point) from Esri file geodatabase to PostGIS (PostgreSQL) using FME and when I load it in QGIS, I cannot edit the layer. Am I missing any step in FME data migration process? I used ...
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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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Creating multi-attribute primary key in table in ArcGIS Desktop

If I have this file geodatabase table with the format of: ColA | ColB| ColC | ColD | ColE | ColF etc... I want to declare a combination of columns will be the primary key (ColA | ColB| ColC). When I ...
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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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New GDB issues with QGIS 3.8

I just got a new MacBook Pro and installed QGIS 3.8 yesterday. I had several GDBs working on Ubuntu and QGIS 3.4 but that same GDB will not import in 3.8 on the MacBook Pro. They are vector layer ...
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File Geodatabase and Versioning

I'm trying to setup a versioned database to a small office and was wondering whether ESRI's File Geodatabase has that type of capabilities? Researching the topic I found conflicting data from ESRI's ...
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Printing error message to console or log file in ArcPy? [closed]

My code is as follows: Essentially, I have one table in my database that is not able to convert into my FGDB. When I run on command line, I am able to get an error message of: WARNING: Failed to ...
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Exporting photos from Survey123 GDB file with custom filenames?

I have a Survey123 Survey that I've been using to collect data with multiple pictures on each datapoint. Each datapoint has a barcode to correspond with a physical sample taken from each point. I ...
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Invalid data source error in QGIS while reading .gdb file [duplicate]

ftp://ftpdata.dnr.sc.gov/gisdata/elev/DEM/ Above is the link to the FTP site provided by SCDNR. It is free data provided by the State of South Carolina. I downloaded the Horrydem and attempted to ...
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Importing Esri File GDB into PostGIS error:Geometry type (MultiCurve) does not match column type (MultiLineString)

I want to import an Esri file geodatabase to PostGIS 2.2 (PostgreSQL 9.4) using or2ogr. I am getting the following error. ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"host=localhost user=username dbname=mydb password=...
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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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Unable to import GDB folder in QGIS 3.8 [duplicate]

I'm trying to import a GDB folder, downloaded from https://data.geo.admin.ch/ch.swisstopo.geologie-felsoberflaeche_hoehenmodell/ into QGIS 3.8 but I get an errormessage that data source is invalid. I ...
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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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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. ...