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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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Get WMS data using input point layer and store them in QGIS

When I click on a WMS layer using the "Identify" tool, a pop-up window with some data opens. Can I store these data in a point layer along with the clicked coordinates? Can I do this ...
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Identify in ArcMap (ArcGIS Desktop) does not show text in full length

I have a polygon feature within an ESRI-Geodatabase. The field TEXTFIELD within this polygon feature is of type Text and of length 400. A text within this field is visible in full length while editing ...
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Using Identify in ArcGIS Pro

I am a fresh to GIS. In ArcMap 10.3 I can use the Identify tool to check the same pixel in time series, but in ArcGIS Pro when I load several rasters, it can only identify one layer. What can I do so ...
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Missing results when using the Identify Tool in QGIS

This is my first time using QGIS and I am working on the NHD Plus HR shapefile for the Connecticut River watershed. Within this, I am trying to use the identity tool to identify the NHDPlusID ...
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Identifying Source Date for Visible ESRI World Imagery in ArcMap

Using ArcMap 10.2.2 I want to identify the source data of the Esri Satellite Basemap 'World Imagery'. When using the identify tool you can select which layer of the World Imagery you want to identify -...
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Identify click not properly shown result in CMV-calcite

I am using Calcite Map-CMV, facing issue on identify widget, it's not showing properly result on Mobile. Screen is attached when I click on map, identify not properly shown.
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Hiding data attributes rows in the Identify Results panel

I have a GDB layer which I've imported into my QGIS 3.16 project. I am using the "Identify Features" tool to inspect paths, and I'm trying to use the "Identify Results" panel to ...
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Seeking ArcPy equivalent for "Identify" button in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.7. I have a layer with several overlapping polygons. I want to quantify the extent of the overlap for each polygon. Using the Identify button in ArcMap, I can easily see the ...
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Displaying georeferenced photos linked with waypoint

My waypoints are linked with georeferenced photos - when I use "Identify features" and identify the waypoint as seen in the picture, multiple paths (PATH category that links .ORF files) are ...
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Identify results window: Is it possible to fix the y-scale when using the graph option? If no, is there any alternative?

The example images below show pixel reflections values of 10 Sentinel bands in the identify results window, graph option. Problem for me: When I switch from one pixel to the next, the scale will ...
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Unable to use explore "Identify" tool with ArcGIS Server vector data in ArcGIS Pro

How do I use the explore tool in ArcGIS Pro to list details of a vector data point the way ArcMap did with the identify tool? The vector data is on an ArcGIS Server. ArcGIS Pro doesn't seem to be ...
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Get FeatureClass name from Layer properties in ArcObjects C#

I am newbie in ArcObjects. I am trying to fetch the featureclass name from layer properties under Data Source. I am able to get the red-marked text via ILayer, IFeatureLayer, IFeatureClass. Is there ...
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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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Clicking on route and obtaining measure or distance for that clicked point using QGIS

Is there a 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.
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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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