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File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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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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Sorting previously concatenated fields in FME

In FME, I am wondering what would be the best way to, within a field, sort a list of previously concatenated attributes? I have two fields of previously concatenated values that I want to dissolve ...
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Merging feature class with same name from several geodatabases into single geodatabase using Arcpy?

I have 10 geodatabases, each one has 20 feature class on average, and every one feature class has the same name. What I want is a merge from every single feature class with the same name into another ...
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Fiona Geometry Error 12L when opening geodatabase

I am trying to read a geodatabase using Fiona, but I keep coming across the error: fiona.errors.UnsupportedGeometryTypeError: 12L Which I am very unsure why it is happening. I've done the ...
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Copy features with their related tables [closed]

I have two file geodatabases with identical schema that have a feature class and four related tables. I need to copy features from one to the other with the information from all of the related tables. ...
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Repairing corrupt geodatabase? [closed]

I have an ESRI Geodatabase (Version unknown) which is not displayed in ArcCatalog as a gdb but as a normal directory with a ".gdb" ending. It could be, that whilst it was being unzipped, something got ...
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Calculating perpendicular line in ArcPy only works for shapefiles?

I'm trying to use this field calculator expression on field Shape to generate a perpendicular line, of 0.01m, at the midpoint of each existing line feature in ArcGIS: CALCULATE FIELD (data management)...
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Connecting to File Geodatabases from ArcGIS Pro?

I have File Geodatabases that I created in ArcCatalog and ArcMap 10.5. I am trying to open maps in ArcGIS Pro from these File Geodatabases, but when using the "import Map" tool only folders show up, ...
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Domains tab missing in geodatabase properties?

I'm fairly new to ArcGIS Desktop. I started working on a feature layer in a new geodatabase yesterday, adding attribute fields and creating coded domains for them. However today when I opened it up ...
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Copying multiple .shp files to a file geodatabase

I am trying to copy multiple shape files to a file geodatabase using python. I have been able to copy single .shp files to a geodatabase. Doing this one at a time is tedious and seems easier to do in ...
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Can't upgrade file geodatabase from 10.0 to 10.5

I want to examine / use ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1 on some data that was all created in 10.0 in a file geodatabase. However, when I try to "Upgrade Geodatabase" (either through the geoprocessing tool by ...
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ArcGIS Online Feature Service Exporting Polygons with Topology Errors

I uploaded a file geodatabase containing towns for all of New England to ArcGIS Online and created a feature service. I ran a topology check in QGIS beforehand and detected no errors. After exporting ...
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ArcMap 10.5 freezes saving edits to feature class in File Geodatabase

I'm encountering a very peculiar bug in ArcMap 10.5. I have an mxd I created as part of a large project, and when I attempt to save edits to a feature class from the project's file geodatabase (~38 GB)...
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How to disable addition of database name to layer name when adding a vector layer in QGIS?

I am using QGIS version 2.18.14. When I add a vector layer from a file geodatabase, I choose the OpenFileGdb driver and then pick the layers I would like to have on the map. However, the layers are ...
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How to access metadata from feature in a geodatabase with ogrinfo from command line?

Before loading a feature class from a File Geodatabase (.gdb) to PostgreSQL, I would like to check some general information such as the number of polygons, the bounding box or the attribute table. ...
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Importing raster with R from File Geodatabase?

How can I importing raster file from gdb into R Name rater file: Cont_maturite in gdb : CAROPER_04151.gdb In wd: c:\test\caroper
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List all MXDs that a feature class is in using arcpy

I know it is possible to list the paths of feature classes that are in an MXD using arcpy. But is it possible to do the reverse -- to list all the MXDs that a feature class is in? I am trying to ...
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ArcObjects spatial filter not working for File Geodatabase

I do not know why my tool no longer functions properly when working in a file geodatabase (FGDB), as opposed to the personal geodatabases (PGDB) used in the past. The tool is used to find feature in ...
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Data update from File Geodatabase to PostGIS

We are using PostGIS to serve our geographic data by WMTS with GeoServer, and the origin data are produced with ArcMap (using the file geodatabase format). We use the ArcMap database connection tool ...
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Connecting/importing PostGIS database in ArcGIS Desktop via localhost? [closed]

I want to import PostgreSQL database in PostGIS to ArcGIS Desktop? Is it required to install ArcSDE? I am using ArcGIS 10.3.
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Permanently Reordering Subtypes in ArcGIS Pro?

I have a feature class in a file geodatabase with subtypes (designed so when you select a country, you are presented with every province in that country as a series of domains). I recently updated ...
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Error Adding Geodatabase Vector Layer

I am trying to add a geodatabase (.gdb) vector layer into QGIS but I am running into an error. It says the .gdb file is not a valid or recognized data source. I have spoken with the agency that ...
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Invalid Geometry in PostGIS but Valid in FGDB

I have a data with lots of polygons which illustrated below (and it's a little tip of my study area) When I worked with ArcGIS, I run 'repair geometry' and it fixed some of the errors. Then, I ...
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gdal and openFileGDB driver - polygons with bezier curves not exporting correctly

System: Win 7, OSgeo4W package 64 bit (current to 3/12/17), GDAL 2.2.3 I have been provided with a polygon layer in ESRI FileGDB format (created in ArcMap v10.3 at least, maybe 10.4 or 10.4.1). The ...
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File Geodatabase: storing text in an integer field?

I recently downloaded a FGDB from NOAA at https://marinecadastre.gov/ais/ The FGDB contains a point feature class with ship locations. One of its attribute fields, named [Status], is of type Long ...
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Accessing .gdb?

I downloaded a geodatabase with a series of numbers behind the file extension. For example, in my Window's Explorer the file appears as .gdb_15120592. I have attempted to create a new .gdb and move ...
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How to List Fields of a Featureclass in a FileGDB using ogrinfo

I have an ArcGIS File Geodatabase, and I know that there is a featureclass within it. If I type: ogrinfo myfilegdb.gdb it lists the featureclasses within it. I now want to just find out what are the ...
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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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Can't export features from PostGIS table into ESRI FGDB when text fields contain more than 255 characters

I am loading the PostGIS table in ArcMap 10.4.1 using a database connection. Then I export the loaded layer (Right click, Data, Export Data...) into a newly created File Geodatabase. The procedure is ...
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Deleting file geodatabase using ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro?

I am trying to delete a geodatabase using arcpy but I don't know how to do it. I have tried with 'Delete_management' but it doesn't work. Any ideas? path = D:\ArcGIS_Pro_Projects\KML files\...
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Update a feature class from a feature class in another geodatabase

I have a feature class that I update occasionally. Most of the time it is just adding new features, but sometimes I do update attributes on existing features. However, I need to update a 'copy' of ...
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Unable to upload large vector file to Postgis error:Geometry type (MultiSurface) does not match column type (MultiPolygon)

I am unable to upload this large vector file of 30GB(Multipart polygon in ArcGIS FGDB). ogr2ogr throws the following error Warning 1: Geometry to be inserted is of type Multi Surface, whereas the ...
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Use of File Geodatabase uploaded to ArcGIS Online

I have a few feature classes in a file geodatabase. Instead of uploading the feature classes to ArcGIS Online individually as shapefile, I was trying to upload the entire zipped geodatabase to ArcGIS ...
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Importing GDB WKB geometry error (OGR Geometry Factory err:6)

I have prepared all my layers in File GDB (converted the projection to EPSG3857) and uploaded the entire File GDB to PostGIS. Somehow, it returned errors described below Yet, it is uploaded to my ...
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sql_clause ORDER BY in da UpdateCursor

I'm using the following code in my ArcMap python window and it's throwing an error. I'm trying to sort by two fields, one ascending and the other descending. The error seems to be indicating a typo ...
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Comparing directories using python in order to transfer files to geodatabase?

I'm attempting to convert a number of shapefiles into a geodatabase and automate the process using python. The directories that contain the shapefiles that need to be converted are named by county for ...
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FileGDB feature layer processing using OGR2OGR sqlite scalecoords

This is an extended question of the following link : Multiply or Divide certain numbers on a projection file(?) of Japan It works great with shapefiles but somehow it's not working well with FileGDB ...
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How to insert rows into a geodatabase bypassing an active edit session

I'm developing an ArcMap addin with ArcObjects 10.3.1 SDK that needs to have an active edit session to work. It creates new rows after a check process and stores them in a datatable into a file ...
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ogr2ogr slow to load ArcGIS file geodatabase data into PostgreSQL

Problem: Using ogr2ogr to transfer feature sets and attribute tables from ArcGIS file geodatabases to a PostgreSQL database is taking unnecessarily long. For instance, regardless of machine I am ...
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Understanding schema locks in File Geodatabase registered to ArcGIS Server?

I have a folder containing many File GDBs. I registered this folder with my ArcGIS Server machine. I then published some mxd from ArcMap with data from some of those same fGDBs. The service is working ...
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Exporting all features from file geodatabase to PostgreSQL database to specified schema

How can I export features from Esri file geodatabase (.gdb) to PostgreSQL database, to specified schema, with specified geometry column name? Now I am doing this that way: os module to get all gdb ...
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Reading the names of geodatabase file layers in Python

I'm looking at New York City's Projected Sea Level Rise dataset. This dataset states that it is: Geodatabase of projected sea level rise based on models released by New York City Panel on Climate ...
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DSAS tool compatibility with ArcMap 10.4?

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 I am attempting to quantify rate of shoreline change using the USGS's DSAS tool for arcmap. I am able to complete every step up until I run the statistics in which I get the ...
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Failure to copy domains ARC copy file geodatabase?

I am using ARC copy file geodatabase to convert my current file database to an earlier version. I have made all features visible in the table of contents and when I invoke the tool the table of ...
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Specify geom field name with ogr2ogr: gdb to PostgreSQL

I use the following ogr2ogr command to import my open file geodatabase into PostgreSQL. # Note, I use the -append because I am adding to preexisting tables with the same structure ogr2ogr -append -f ...
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Exporting attachments from FGDB and populating field with picture path

I am trying to export attachments from fGDB and populate fields with the picture link path. I created a script following these instructions http://support.esri.com/en/technical-article/000014520 ...
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Select Lowest Values using Arcpy?

I have a table (Feature class in FGDB) with 2 columns, one is the "name" and the other is a list of year values as text "Value1". How do I obtain the lowest 5 values for EACH name? I am trying to ...
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Renaming photo attachments?

I have a gdb with survey data regarding urban trees. Each tree has photo attachments that correspond to the specific tree. Below is a link to a ESRI script that will pull the photos and put them ...
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Exporting Field Properties summary report for shapefile or geodatabase layer?

I have a File Geodatabase from an external source that has a number of layers. I need to crosswalk this data to our own data model so some or part of it can be imported into our own database. To ...
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ogr2ogr getting ESRI File Geodatabase (FileGDB) work [duplicate]

I'm using ogr2ogr to load ESRI .gdb into PostGIS DB. I'd also like to export to .gdb the other way round. But the included OpenFileGDB driver only has read access. Now there are hints to use ESRI's ...