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Questions tagged [identify]

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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Can QGIS 3.0 identify tool give labels as well as band values for selected raster pixels

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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Selecting or identifying coastal census tract using ArcMap? [closed]

I have census tract level population data for all the U.S. I want to compare the population of coastal census tract (those adjacent to the ocean) and non-coastal census tract. What tool should I use ...
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Identify average value of a raster pixel and it's neighbors by clicking

The Identify Tool of QGIS shows the values of a discrete point (pixel of a raster or feature of a vector layer). For example the elevation of a clicked raster pixel in a DEM. But I would like to ...
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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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Add 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 ...
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Does QGIS offer the possibility to identify overlapping features in a single WMS layer?

I work in QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa and use the 'Identify feature' tool to get the feature info of building polygons found in a single layer of a WMS. Some of these building polygons overlap. When I select ...
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Export data from “Identify Results” table to Attribute Table

I am working on a street network in QGIS. I needed to increase the resolution of the street segmentation in an area of my network, so I copied and paste this area from another layer. I selected all ...
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Identify Features tool - selecting multiple features unless I really zoom in. Way to adjust selection radius

Identify Features tool - it selects multiple features unless I really zoom in. Is there any way to adjust the "selection radius" of the Identify Features tool so its "point sharp". I want to keep the ...
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View image file from hyperlink in Arcmap identify tool result

I have a file path to an image file in an attribute table, eg; C:\GIS\ScannedMaps\Map1.png When I use the identify tool on the feature I can see the file path with the hyperlink lightening symbol ...
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How to query exactly one particular layer with “Identify feature” tool in QGIS?

Basic question: is there a way to unable attributes consulting for a given layer? I have several layers I need to visualize at the same time, but I would like to specify that I want to question one ...
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Getting Z component from point in ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I am trying to get the z value from PointZ geometry from an ArcGIS map service, using the identify task. Setting returnGeometry=true only returns XY even though the Z value is there. I can see the z ...
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Identifying Open Areas in OpenStreetMap?

I am currently creating a system using OpenStreetMap (OSM) and I need to identify open areas in the map. I know there are existing open areas on OSM but is there a way to identify more open areas ...
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Polygon shapefile layer shows NoData for Identify in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a soil survey polygon map with each polygon representing a soil type. If I examine the attribute table of the layer, I can see what each polygon represents. If I select a row in the ...
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Arc Map 10.1 Identify tool

I'm trying to identify features from multiple layers. For example, I have many locations around a river (within a 100 m buffer) which I would like to identify, but instead of having to draw rectangles ...
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How to attach a graph to a point feature class?

Is there any way to attach a graph to every point in a feature class? When I click to identify a point in my map I want it to show me the characteristics from attribute table (as it actually shows) ...
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Using IdentifyTask to query JSON?

I have a map application that harvests it's map layers from a JSON string. I've managed to use the following code to show the map layers when a user clicks on a layer name in a table of contents but ...
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How to Save Identify Results

In Arcmap and specifically using a WMS layer that I cannot access the attribute table of, how can I 'intercept' or extract the results from using the Identify tool from the toolbar? I would like to ...
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How to catch mouse-over event on Dynamic or Tiled Layer [closed]

I need to fetch as IMAGE, the results of querying/filtering the data of a layer. So, I decided to use the dynamic service layer. I can use the identify task to so as to show an infobox containing ...
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How to get all band values with Identify tool of ArcGIS for Desktop?

This question is similar to How to always see all band values with Identify Features of QGIS?, but is for ArcGIS. I have a multiband raster image, with more than three bands, and I would like to use ...
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IdentifyFeature() use via PyQGIS?

Intent is to have two variables (QgsVectorLayer and feature.id() within said layer) as input for the Identify feature map tool in Qgis (2.6). Wondering if a feature can be selected programmatically (...
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Identify based on legend items visibility

I have built a WPF app that has a dynamic legend that is refreshed as a user toggles on/off a layers visibility. I would like the identify task to only identify layers that are visible in the legend ...
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Selected features with a join are identified improperly from a service

We couldn’t figure out why a service fails to provide correct identification for the selected feature. However, the scenarios below may highlight the issue: In the “UrbanMasterPlans_WithJoin.mxd” ...
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How to get spatial reference in ArcGIS Server identify response

I'm using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript to query features in a web map. After sending an identify request to my ArcGIS Server 10.2.2 Map Service (added as ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer, the response is ...