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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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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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Separate overlapping features

I have an issue with a specific QGIS Layer. The layer represents blocks in a city. It's made of polygons, each one representing a street, a square, a building a park and so on. When selecting the ...
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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 raster cell values with a polygon or a raster layer on top in ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro. How do I identify values in raster cells while there is a polygon or another raster layer on top with the Explore-tool? I don't need to select any values, and I also don't need ...
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Finding the name and area of layer under buffers

I am new to QGIS and am using version 3.34.2 (Prizren). I am using two files to accomplish a couple of tasks (explained below). The first file shows the outline of groups of villages (gram panchayat [...
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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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Identify feature issue [closed]

When I click to identify a feature it comes up with 'no features found at this position'. It was working fine before so I think it's something to do with the settings. I installed the latest version ...
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PyQGIS Push selected feature to identification results panel

I have selected feature on vector tile layer loaded from https://cdn.kadastr.live/tiles/maps/kadastr/land_polygons/{z}/{x}/{y}.pbf How do I make its attributes appear in the identification results ...
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QGIS not showing cascading relations in identify

I have 3 tables that are related as shown in figure below: I added two relaltions. The first one between Table1 and Table2 and the other one between Table2 and Table3 as shown in figure below: On ...
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Several initialisation of QGIS triggering an error

I have some troubles about a script using PyQGIS. So, I have a main.py with : import qgis from qgis.core import QgsApplication qgs = QgsApplication([], False) qgs.setPrefixPath("C:/xx", True)...
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Retrieve raster cell values in qfield

Is there a way to retrieve raster cell values in qfield (Android version 2.7.6). Similar to the identify tool in qgis or arcgis?
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Finding missing or skipped FIDs in a large list of features

I have a shapefile containing 2454 features each with their own unique ID (FID), however the highest FID is 2578. Some features were merged during processing, causing their original FID to disappear. ...
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QGIS and the identify results

I have struggle understanding the following: I have a shapefile with polygons in it. Every feature has exactly two attributes (name and city). Sometimes I have two overlapping polygons, which are ...
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Using Identify tool on rasters to find min/max values in ArcMap

When you use the Identify tool in ArcMap 10.8.2 to select an area on a raster, you only get the value from the starting corner. Is it possible somehow to instead get max/min values, or even more ...
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Identifying Coordinate System of Shapefile when Unknown?

I have a Shapefile but its coordinate system is Unknown, and there is no *.prj file. How can I identify it now?
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Azure SQL database tables are suddenly extremely slow to respond in QGIS to a click with the identify features tool

I have been using QGIS 3.10 for several years to access an Azure SQL database spatial table with 49 fields (one of them a geometry field), and have been able to view the spatial information, and use ...
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Creating a Field-Based Hyperlink in Desktop 10.7.1

To start off, most of my end-users are using ArcDesktop 10.7.1. Under the layer Properties-Display, there is a way to add a hyperlink to the layer using a script. We have a link to our Register of ...
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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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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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Identify particular building:part belongs to which building in OSM

Since there is different osm_ids for building:part and its respective building. Lets say https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/182827369 is the main building and https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/...
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How to identify features from WMS in QField?

Does the function "Identify Features", from QGIS Desktop, to query data from a WMS service exist in QField?
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There's any way to export data from Access to polygons without having UniqueIDs?

I have polygons. I would need to have more information on them. I have that information in an Access database. But I don't have any identifier to serve as a reference. When I do a CSV import, it doesn'...
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How to identify narrow/cutbacks/spike for lots of polygon

I'm working on vector data and want to detect/identify a polygon called narrow/spike like the attached image. Is it possible to use open source software? It can't be done using integrated in ArcGIS.
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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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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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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 window not opening in ArcMap? [duplicate]

My identify window no longer appears when I identify a feature in ArcMap.
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Selecting/ Deselecting and Identifying Features in QGIS

I am new to QGIS. I have a large ArcMap project that I can access in QGIS for reference, so I will only really be using it to identify features. For example to check the classification of a road line (...
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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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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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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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How to always see all band values with Identify Features of QGIS?

Does anyone know if it is possible to get the Identify Features tool in QGIS to show the band values for all the layers shown in the results window? To clarify, whilst I have several bands "showing" ...
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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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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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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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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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Does Identify tool of ArcGIS Desktop have Python script behind it?

Is there a Python script for "Identify" tool in ArcMap 10? I need to create a customized script tool for that and add it to a toolbar. The attribute table of my feature class has many fields....
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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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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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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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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 ...