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A tool present in many GIS systems and software to display the attributes of feature(s) by clicking on it/them without selecting.

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ArcGIS Desktop 10.4: Identify results

I have already created several file geodatabases, sometimes with large feature classes. Identifying features on one of these feature classes takes lots of time, showing polygons that are even not on ...
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How to prevent not visible objects (scale rules) from being identified?

In Symbology tab I am using rule-based symbols and I have defined visibility rules dependent on the minimum scale. Above some scale threshold some features are not visible as I expected. But when I am ...
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How do I stop the identify results popup window in QGIS 3

I use the identify tool in QGIS3 a lot. When I click a feature it show the results in a identify panel and it gives a popup window that shows the results. I want to get rid of the popup window as it ...
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Identify Features Incorrect Selection

The identify features tool returns the wrong selection when I try to select multiple features. In the image, I am trying to select the orange region, but QGIS is identifying the red region (located ...
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Identify feature on feature layer (shapefile) automatically without mouse click event on ArcMap 10.2

With a longitude and latitude value, I am trying to identify feature (shapefile) on feature layer with no mouse click or user interaction. On debugging mode with an attach process on ArcMap.exe, the ...
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Using QGIS, how can I click on a route and obtain the measure or distance for that clicked point?

I'm looking for the QGIS-equivalent of ArcMap's Identify Route Locations tool I do use the LRS plugin, but I don't see this functionality in that plugin. Thank you.
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Make specific objects not identifiable in QField

Some objects of my layer have empty attribute table. Is it possible to make them unidentifiable - like eg. all objects of layer marked as unidentifiable in QGis project settings? EDIT: Maybe I haven'...
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Identify Results tool not previewing fid instead of 'Display Field' in some cases

When I click on the "Identify Results," some layers of my GeoPackage display the attribute selected under layer properties/Display, but other layers will show the fid instead of the field I've ...
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ArcGIS linefeed character for Identify window using SQL View

I've searched everywhere but have been unable to find the solution. Using a view from SQL I have a semicolon separated field that when I info each feature I want to have a line break in the results ...
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Identify raster data for many xy coordinates

I do not have much experience with GIS. Currently, I have two raster files in ArcMap. I will have to derive data from these rasters for over 5000 xy coordinates. Below I described the approach I am ...
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How to Identify/Select features from WMS?

I'm trying to extract some features from the following WMS: http://servicios.idee.es/wms-inspire/hidrografia Namely, one layer called "Red hidrografica", which contains the traces of rivers and ...
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Display legend/value when hovering over raster layer in QGIS

Is there a way for this and how would I approach this? This would be in the normal map view and not in layout mode. It would be very hand if you have a lot of raster lays in one project and want to ...
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How to pin FEATURE ATTRIBUTE FORM window in QGIS?

When I identify a feature in QGIS the window of IDENTIFY FEAtURE is open and the FEatURE ATTRIBUTE FORM window too. The form of the attribute table is open in the middle of the QGIS window and I ...
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Sorting Identify feature results by DATE field in ArcMap?

I'm using ArcMap 10.3. When I use the Identify tool, I often have many results and would like to sort those results in the Identify window. If I right-click on the layer name or features in Identify ...
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Identify features problem in QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.18 to identify points that fall out of a specific boundary but the identify features is not working. When I right click, it brings me the polygon feature. So i turned off the polygon ...
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QGIS Identify export

Is it possible to make and export (to csv) from the result in the identify? I tried the attributtabel, but I would like the info of more layers at once.
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QGIS 2.14 c++ standalone application crashes using QgsMapToolIdentify

lResultList.append(mpIdentifyTool->identify(lCoord.x(),lCoord.y(),QgsMapToolIdentify::TopDownStopAtFirst, QgsMapToolIdentify::VectorLayer)); leads to crash of app. It happens when layers provided ...
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Select tools with 3D geometry?

I'm trying to work with a layer that uses a PostGIS geometry column of 3D polygons, but hit detection seems to be broken when trying to use the select tools. The geometry renders fine, but when I ...
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Raster values shows no data when using identify features tool

I used vector to raster function in QGIS, to convert some points with different values to raster. I tried to use the "Identify Features" to check values for each raster box. The values shows no data ...
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How to determine the average NDVI value of a selected area?

I'm new to ArcMap 10.2 and trying to get NDVI data of city centers. So my problem is, after I'm calculating the NDVI and getting the result raster, I would like to get a mean (average) value of ...
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Can QGIS 3.0 identify tool give labels as well as band values for selected raster pixels [duplicate]

I'm using QGIS 3.0 for comparison of several landcover grids. These have a set style with 72 categories of landuse. The Style menu allows you to give a text label for each value within a band. The ...
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ArcMap 10.6.1 Identify Window blocked

I am a new user of ArcGIS software. I used the identify tool to inspect a layer, but the window is blocked in the middle of the screen, with no possibility of shutting it down. I tried to close ArcMap ...
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Identifying all points with specific attribute to polygon with same attribute using ArcMap?

I am working with a fairly large dataset and am trying to identify the points with a specific attribute (letter and number combination) that matches a polygon with the same attribute, but only when ...
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Customizing identify form in QGIS?

Is it possible to customize the identify form in QGIS (I am using version 3) to create Balloon like windows and add a picture in addition to the features extracted from the table?
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Copying all coordinates at once in QGIS?

I had a line with points and I want to get all of its coordinates by once, The only way that I can copy the coordinates by this step (Identify feature> right click the point that I choiced ,copy ...
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Is there a QGIS tool or plugin that can identify multiple layers at once? [duplicate]

For anyone familiar with magic.gov.uk (a UK government web-based GIS) I can shortcut this question by saying that I'm looking for the equivalent of the identify tool. For others, this is a tool which ...
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Using ArcGIS Pro Explore tool?

I'm experimenting with this new ArcGIS Pro 2.0+ that became available at my workplace (currently using ArcMap), and I'm experiencing some inconsistencies with datasets brought in via query layers from ...
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Speed up identify in QGIS

I have just transferred my Postgis database onto an RDS server, and there is a bit of a performance hit when using the Identify tool in QGIS (3) compared to localhost. I presume this is mostly network ...
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Adding new actions to identify feature context menu

How can I add new actions to identify feature context menu? I mean when selecting a feature with identify tool and right click on the selected feature, here I want to add new actions to the popup menu....
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Getting working hyperlinks in the feature attributes of a WMS in Qgis

I have a Geoserver WMS of point locations with urls in one of its attribute fields. If I do a getFeatureInfo request on this in Qgis, using identify, it just returns a string without hyperlink ...
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How to set the number of digits in Identify Features tool output for a pixel value query in QGIS 2.18

I found out that for a raster in float32 Identify Features tool reports rounded values. For example on the screenshot it reports that the pixel value is -0.3, although the real value is -0....
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Identify Results form for virtual layers in QGIS keeps displaying wrong feature

When I load up a virtual layer and I use the Identify Results tool, it will display the correct information in the Identify Results panel, but in the feature form popup it will always display only the ...
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Possible to use wordwrap in the identify features tool in QGIS

I was wondering if it is possible to change the appearance of the identify features tool in QGIS by applying wordwrap. I have a field ("description") with multiple lines of information (up to 1000 ...
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Identify only visible features in QGIS

I have a thematic map layer Rekryterare in QGIS. The layer is defined as identifiable. The question is how can I make the thematic categories of this map layer unidentifiable when they are invisible ...
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How to move position of identify features window in QGIS 2.18.10

When I select the "Identify Features" tool in the attribute toolbar, and then right click on a WMS layer, then the top of the appearing window is outside my screen and I cannot move it around. How can ...
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QGIS Identify tool Browse button not working

I am trying to add photo files to specific points in QGIS 2.18 using the instructions found in the training manual section 6.4 https://docs.qgis.org/2.2/en/docs/training_manual/create_vector_data/...
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Identify Results window not displaying in ArcMap?

When using the Identify tool in ArcMap 10.5, the feature that is identified flashes, but the Identify Results window does not display. I found the following article in esri support pages: http://...
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Identify in QGIS by dragging polygon?

In ArcMap it is possible to drag a polygon with the identify tool and thereby get information on multiple features without clicking on them with high precission. So far I have not been able to find ...
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Calculate Circle Geometry Based On Point for Map Service

I have a Map Service that is currently just multiple boundary layers. Users query this Map Service with a lat/long to determine whether or not a Point falls within a Boundary. Currently they are using ...
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How to project coordinates in spatialite using PHP?

I'm using a spatialite database in a PHP program and I need to simulate an "identify" on a polygon layer (EPSG 32632), using point whose coordinates are dinamically generated. I know that this query ...
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Identify feature tool auto open form is not working in QGIS?

I am using QGIS 2.14, and using the 'Identify Features' tool. I have the 'Auto open form' checked, I am zoomed in so I can identify a single feature easily, I have the layer selected, I have the ...
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ArcGIS Online Identify operation on webmap via REST

Is it possible to perform an Identify operation on an ArcGIS Online webmap via the REST API (not via the javascipt api), equivalent to identifying on an ArcGIS Server map service? With Server, we use ...
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Edit default properties in “identify features” tool QGIS 2.18.2

I have a few rasters and want to see their values. When I use the "identify features" tool, I first get the option of "identify all" (see attached image) and only when I click on that I can see the ...
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How does the IdentifyTask handle proxy/cross-origin issues?

Background: I'm trying to perform an Identify against an ArcGIS Server layer, without using the ArcGIS Server JS API, and am running into issues which don't occur when using the ArcGIS Server JS API. ...
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Can the CMV Identify Widget work with an Elevation Image Service?

I am using the CMV template but I have not been able to figure out if it is possible to configure the identify widget to return a pixel value (in this case an elevation value from a local image ...
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Showing identify results in dijit/tabcontainer in CMV?

I want to use dijit/Layout/Tabcontainer to show results in identify.js. It can't show the Tabcontainer correctly. The result of the infowindow is as the link, it seems there is CSS file conflicts. ...
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How to identify overlapping GeoJSON layers in Leaflet?

I have a Leaflet map containing overlapping GeoJSON layers. How can I identify all features at the location clicked? See http://jsbin.com/zavuda/edit?html,js,output for a demo using Leaflet sample ...
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Incorrect Location Attribute

I'm currently running ArcGIS 10.4.1 and am experiencing incorrect location attributes of point features when I inspect them using the Identify tool. The Location attribute changes every time the ...
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Can I control what field comes up first in the Identify Results window in QGIS?

My shapefile has 20 fields in the attribute table. When I click "Identify results", the third text field (Welsh_Name) comes up first. Is it possible to change which field comes up first (at the top ...
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How to identify feature from multiple layers in QGIS?

I have recently migrated from ArcGIS to QGIS. Is there any way to identify a feature having multiple layers? I am currently working with about 400 shape files and need to know which is the one I'm ...