Skip to main content

Questions tagged [layer-package]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2 votes
2 answers
330 views

How can we maintain attribute forms for a shape layer when shape layers are used with several project files

We create layers and for some we then also create attribute forms to handle automatic default values, unique values and value maps among other things. But when we add the same shape layer to a new ...
Totte's user avatar
  • 23
2 votes
4 answers
415 views

What is use case for ArcGIS Layer package?

I am aware of MapPackages MPKs which pack the mxd-project and data and symbology together in order to easily distribute mapping projects. Layer packages are however just the individual layers packaged ...
Robert Buckley's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
1k views

Exporting with QPackage or QConsolidate

I know there is a similar question, but it might be dated, and didn't completely answer my question. I know of two plugins to export your QGis project, QPackage and QConsolidate. I'm not very familiar ...
ASanders's user avatar
  • 157
0 votes
0 answers
203 views

Can style be saved with Qpackage and how can the new .qgs use the new .shp locations automatically?

I've used the Qpackage plugin to move all the layers of a project to a new location. At first my try was to move the source files, but it seems to have made new files, which is no problem. But now it ...
ASanders's user avatar
  • 157
2 votes
2 answers
2k views

Error in QPackage in QGIS 3.12

What does this error message mean: AttributeError: 'QLineEdit' object has no attribute 'toPlainText' I get this every time I try to run the QPackage Plugin.
H. Wiener's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
85 views

How to create different maps with same set of layers?

In ArcMap 10.7, I have built a map and created more than 40 layers e.g. for grassland, forest, water, borders etc. Now I'd like to save that map as a template without any polygons or lines but with ...
Samurai2020's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
1k views

Keeping constant shapefile symbols

I am using ArcGIS 10.1, I am just wondering if there is a way to maintain constant the selected symbols for some shapefile. The scope is to use the same shapefile with the same chosen symbols also in ...
Roberto's user avatar
  • 71
0 votes
0 answers
240 views

Error sharing layer package (.lpk)?

it was my understanding that creating an .lpk combined the symbology AND source data of a geography into one file for easy sharing. However, upon creating the .lpk here in the office, the field techs ...
Kyle Marenger's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
147 views

Opening and Viewing "Additional Files" in ArcGIS Layer Package

In ArcGIS I've created a layer package with several shapefiles (that include symbology and labels) so I can send it to a coworker. In addition, I've added a spreadsheet document under the "Additional ...
doronwen's user avatar
  • 428
1 vote
1 answer
311 views

Opening a shapefile with no extension in QGIS [closed]

I am trying to open an open license shapefile in QGIS (this is the link: https://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/record/2674065), I am not sure if the information is not there or if the content is not complete; ...
JEG's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
2 answers
858 views

Create Layer Package fails to execute -- error code 00045

I'm experiencing an error when I attempt to save a feature class as a Layer Package (.lpk) by right-clicking that feature class in my Table of Contents and selecting "Save As Layer File". The Layer ...
Nick Lanzer's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

Adding Layer package to Web Map in ArcGIS Online?

I am using ArcMap 10.4.1, and created a layer package of a raster file, but it does not allow me to add it to a web map in ArcGIS . It shows up in "My Content", but only allows me to download it or ...
GinaC's user avatar
  • 31
1 vote
2 answers
206 views

Adding data to map and not saving it on local path using ArcGIS Pro?

Using ArcGIS Pro, I have loaded an APRX file that is located on a network share. I added a layer to the map using Add Data. The layer is named "USA_Detailed_Water_Bodies.lpk". The added layer is ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
3k views

Opening .lpk in QGIS? [duplicate]

I am brand new to QGIS. I have downloaded the BLM's public land survey system from their website (https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/blm-national-public-land-survey-system-polygons), which has a file ...
NiebsMich's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
129 views

Error when Creating Layer Package in Arcpy

I'm trying to create a layer package from a feature layer (whose data source is a feature class) using arcpy. However, I keep getting the following error: Object: Error in executing tool Here's the ...
Cat's user avatar
  • 11
3 votes
2 answers
119 views

Seeking 3rd party / API way to access exported ArcGIS/Esri style information?

I am writing a GIS app that allows import of various file formats, and I want to include an importer for data coming out of ArcGIS. My understanding was that Geodatabase was the default format for ...
M Katz's user avatar
  • 503
3 votes
1 answer
9k views

Difference between Layer File, Layer Package, and Map Package?

What would I use them for? I know map package comprises all the layers but how is a map package different from the others?
Alvaro Morales's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
222 views

Providing user specified location for extracting packages in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcMap the folder location used to unpack packages dragged into a map can be set using the Customize | ArcMap Options > Sharing tab: I just looked for the equivalent option in ArcGIS Pro on the ...
PolyGeo's user avatar
  • 65.2k
1 vote
2 answers
1k views

Meaning of ERROR 001707 when sharing layer as layer package file from ArcGIS Pro? [closed]

I have had no success when trying to share a layer as a layer package file from ArcGIS Pro 1.2. The procedure that I use to reproduce this is: Start ArcGIS Pro 1.2 Create a New Project using the ...
PolyGeo's user avatar
  • 65.2k
2 votes
2 answers
206 views

PackageLayer_management failing within script, needs to run outside of an ArcMap session

I'm automating a workflow that requires outputting a layer package, it throws the general ERROR 999999 when executing and breaks. It does, however, generate a folder in the correct directory, with ...
geodranic's user avatar
  • 485
1 vote
1 answer
220 views

Is there a Batch Add Description option or script?

I like to make Layer Packages for our group as this keeps things consistent. One holdup in making my packages is the requirement for all layers to have a layer description in the General Layer ...
Leibniz's user avatar
  • 11
2 votes
1 answer
554 views

Package Layer (Data Management) tool reporting error 000814?

I want to package layers using the Package Layer (Data Management) tool but I always get error 000814 indicates invalid output file type (I try to add the .lpk extension also the same error). The ...
ppLily's user avatar
  • 933
10 votes
5 answers
36k views

Opening ArcGIS Desktop layer package (.lpk) file using QGIS on Mac?

I downloaded an LPK file from the Esri site that contains USPS defined zip codes. I'm working with QGIS on a Mac, so I converted the file to a .zip. There's a .lyr file that opened up in the zip, but ...
Alex's user avatar
  • 303
34 votes
6 answers
58k views

Free tool to convert ArcGIS layer package (*.lpk) to shapefile (*.shp)?

I have received a *.lpk file from Esri's ArcGIS platform that I would like to convert to a shapefile. How can I do this, using only free software?
Zach's user avatar
  • 833