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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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. ...
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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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New records not showing

I am trying to edit a layer that's stored in a file geodatabase on a shared server. While editing, the "General function failure" message appeared for said layer and a number of the features ...
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Getting and editing list of strings from file geodatabase

I have a file GDB that contains Annotation and Polygon feature classes. I would like to create a list of strings with the first part of the name of the polygon features. For example in the data below ...
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Opening file geodatabase in QGIS? [duplicate]

How do I open a file geodatabase using QGIS 3.6.2?
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How do I find duplicates within a file geodatabase, and query within the groups of duplicate records?

Im currently attempting to query a file geodatabase, where I want to find all the duplicate PID (sub for an OBJECTID), and then within each one of these matching groups of records, find where the ...
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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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Unable edit anything in geodatabase using ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap 10.5.1. A client sent me a geodatabase (Project.gdb) and asked me to update/add shapefiles and information in the attribute tables. I can start Editing but shapefiles in the ...
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Replacing Feature Class OR Deleting Feature Class within GDB using FME?

I'm looking to use FME to either replace/overwrite a Feature Class, or just a to delete a feature class so I can 'write' the new one into that gdb. Essentially I have constant new data being updated ...
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Converting DWG surface to line feature class in file geodatabase using FME?

I have a DWG file with autocad_surfaces. I want to export these to a line, so that I can use it in ArcGIS Pro. How can I convert the features from surfaces to lines in an ArcGIS File Geodatabase ...
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Opening Esri Geodatabase file with GDAL/QGIS/Grass?

EDIT: I have a 64-bit installation of QGIS but 32-bit Microsoft Office Access drivers. It has been suggested that this is the cause of the problem, which is also indicated in this post: https://www....
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File geodatabase not fully loading in QGIS?

I am very new to GIS. I have been trying to load a gdb file into QGIS, but one of the layers appears completely different from the description in the metadata. The data can be downloaded here. https://...
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arcpy Select_analysis where_clause objectid [closed]

Trying to copy features from sde to fgdb but only when the objectid is below a certain number. outpath = r'C:\Users\CHOK\Desktop\SDE Conversion Project\TEST.gdb' query = '"objectid" < ' + "'121'" ...
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File GDB Feature Classes Converting Themselves to File GDB Tables [duplicate]

I have GDBs in folders in a certain location in a shared dropbox. When I move the folders to another location, some of the feature classes have been converted to GDB tables. I have never seen this ...
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ArcPy rollback update / insert cursors if error occurs

Is it possible to rollback an update made with an update cursor or an insert made with an insert cursor if an error occurs? I need to go through a feature class and break numbers up into 100 groups. ...
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Storing spreadsheets and .mxd inside .gdb folder?

To set the stage. When you create a file Geodatabase in Arc, it then creates a .gdb folder in your connected folder. My supervisor has asked that once that folder is created, to move all documents (...
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Adding field aliases from CSV in QGIS

I have a geodatabase with all of my data, but I would like to add more friendly aliases from a separate key I have stored in a CSV. How do I go about adding these aliases to my field names in my ...
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Loading geodatabase into new empty geodatabase using ArcPy?

I am trying to copy entire gdb into new empty gdb. How should I proceed? I tried this example: # path to the cross-reference database cross_ref_db = "C:/Program Files/ESRIDefenseMapping/Desktop10....
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Downloading Large AGOL hosted data with attachments

We have a large data collection project with attachments, and have gotten to the point where the data can no longer be downloaded as a file geodatabase without timing out (it can be downloaded as a ...
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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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Using Compressed Data Files (.cdf) from a Geodatabase in QGIS?

I am using QGIS3 for a file geodatabase that was created on ArcMap. I can only access a few of the layers in the QGIS browser because most of them are stored using a compressed data file (.cdf). When ...
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Setting import to get list of values “constraint” for field, as described in INTERLIS Modell, into FileGDB, using Ili2db (ili2fgdb)?

I’m trying to import an INTERLIS 2 Dataset (Modell (ili) and Data (xtf)) in a FileGDB with the script ili2fgdb. The goal is to make some edit in the Datas in ArcMap and then export them back in ...
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Copy Table Failing with ERROR 000732 in ArcPy?

Very new to Python. I am trying to copy between Feature Datasets, Feature Classes, and Tables between two GDBs. Here's my code: The following attempt works when Irfan_FC is a feature class: #Copy ...
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Object error while running arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management() outside of ArcGIS Pro

I have a script that starts by creating a FileGDB by calling arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management. It runs without error on my own laptop, but raises an error when my colleagues try to run it outside of ...
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Extract features in .gdb file based on their attributes

I have a .gdb file with >17,000 features. Simplified example of attributes table: ID NAME DATE ETC 0001 london 2012 12 0002 london 2012 23 0003 thame 2012 45 0004 ...
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PHP MapScript - Query GDB Geodatabase?

I'm trying to use/learn some PHP MapScript on a GDB file and cannot get anything from it. The PHP below works great if I use countries.sqllite (via countries.map) file I have and shows me an array of ...
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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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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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Creating geodatabase, that has all layers used in creating map from different geodatabses?

I have been working on creating a city map, that had layers sourced to different gdbs stored on my desktop, now my final product is ready after 3 months and I have to package the datasets and send ...
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Converting DWG to GDB and maintaining style with Data Interoperability in ArcGIS Pro?

I am attempting to Convert a DWG to a geodatabase for online publishing and use in collector. The conversion itself is fine, however I am also attempting to maintain style, i.e. annotation, colour, ...
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Reading Esri file geodatabase (*.gdb) using DotSpatial?

I am a big user of DotSpatial and have even contributed some source code. However, I am having some roadblocks in trying to figure out if DotSpatial can read a file geodatabase. I have posted on the ...
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How to edit manually file geodatabase's OBJECTID column in QGIS?

I'm using QGIS version 3.4.1 with a Windows 10 OS. I'm trying to edit an Esri FGDB folder. Haven't succeeded. So far so I'm using a workaround: exporting specific layer to a new FGDB - with 'Save ...
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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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For periodic updates can a geodatabase table be replaced?

I am pulling in CSV tables, that are updated frequently, into a file geodatabase. Is there a way to overwrite the old table with the new one?
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ArcMap fails to convert all records from CSV file using Table to Table geoprocessing tool

I am using the table to table geoprocessing tool to convert a CSV file with nearly 5 million records into an GDB table in a file geodatabase. The tool succeeds each time, but only 603 records are ...
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Data goes missing in Esri file geodatabase

We currently operate a system whereby survey data is collected in the field, exported in shapefile format, edited and then appended into a file geodatabase using the Load function in ArcCatalog. This ...
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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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Converting gdb files to shapefiles for AutoCAD

I am new to GIS world and been slowly teaching myself Civil 3d. I have been working with importing maps and raster dgn etc., but now I have hit a wall with the contour files being in .gdb format. Is ...
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Copying feature classes from gdb to different folder locations in Python?

I am very new to Python, and I'm trying to create a function where I'm copying over feature classes from a gdb to different folder locations as shapefiles. The script needs to be reading from a ...
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Providing multiple shapefiles belonging together in single file with predefined symbology in ArcGIS Desktop?

There are multiple shapefiles which belong together and should be provided in a single file with predefined symbology (see figure). Is there an option to do so? Currently, the shapefiles are bundled ...
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What are a00000 files and how to control them?

Within my file geodatabase (ArcMap 10.6), I have probably thousands of files that begin with "a00000". Most of them are .gdbindexes, .gdbtable, .gdbtablex, .spx and the full name will be something ...
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Creating empty geodatabase with all feature datasets according to another geodatabase structure using ArcPy?

I have a file geodatabase which includes a lot of feature datasets and each feature dataset has lots of Features. I am going to do clipping through all the Features using ArcPy Code. However, the ...
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Checking for already done process for clipping features using ArcPy?

I have Python code for clipping Features in a File GDB which is basically correct and works nicely. However, I have a big File GDB in which there are a lot of featuredatsets including many Features. ...
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Using iteration in Model Builder for Clipping features in an ArcGIS File Geodatabase

I have to Clip the data in a file Geodatabase in which there are about 80 Feature Datasets which includes about 20 feature classes in each one of the Feature Datasets. I have created the model once ...
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Using alias in ArcPy?

I am doing this: Access a few columns from a file geodatabase. arcpy.env.workspace = path datasetList = arcpy.ListTables("tableA") # Here putting the name of the table for dataset in datasetList: ...
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Which is my Oldest File Geodatabase backup?

I have made several backups over the years of our Enterprise Database. Sometimes I want to see some historical aspect of the data. I just realized that what I had been thinking was the oldest backup ...
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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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Can you move a gdb from one folder to another and keep the files?

I've copied a .gdb folder from a main folder to another and all the files that were created using ArcMap weren't there in the copied folder. Why weren't these weren't moved as well? Shouldn't they ...
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Loading WFS via QuickImport from ArcGIS Data InteroperabilityTools [closed]

For a project I have to load a WFS layer in ArcMap programmatically. Since Version 10.0 there is no ability to use the FMEWorkspace as discussed here. The only way to load WFS-Data to ArcMap is to ...