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What is the difference between pasting into a layer or a template?

ArcGIS Pro When using paste special, what is the difference between pasting into a Template and pasting into a Layer? I've read the help page but it hasn't clarified what the functional differences ...
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Precise, Multiple Copy and Paste of Polygons in QGIS

I need to layout parking spaces in QGIS. The spaces are diagonal. Is there a way in QGIS to copy a given polygon "Y feet up" and "X feet over" say 10 times? Example: Need to take ...
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Copy/Paste image Element in ArcPy 10.3

I seeking a way to copy/paste an image in the layout with python code. I saw this documentation: https://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/10.3/analyze/arcpy-mapping/pictureelement-class.htm but didn't ...
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Feature splitting when pasted into another shapefile

Using QGIS I was trying to copy a 2 part feature into another shapefile as a single entity. I was able to create a single feature the way I wanted it. I then attempted to copy and paste it into the ...
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Copying and pasting features using PyQGIS

I have created a table join between two shapefiles which I've named 'OSMM' and 'Mastermap'. I want to copy and paste all features (polygons) without a match from the target layer ('Mastermap') into ...
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Copying all attribute data within table and pasting into same table to create duplicates?

I have a spatial layer with an attribute table containing 55 rows. How do I copy all attribute data within this table and paste it into the same table to create duplicates? I have editor turned on ...
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How to replicate a polygon over several points with different locations in Arcgis? [closed]

I have two shapefiles, one is a polygon and the other is points. I would like to create a new shapefile which has the shape of the polygon in all the places that there is points. I would like to ...
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Copying field names, aliases and datatype to Excel through clipboard using ArcGIS Pro?

I am making an inventory of the field names, aliases and their data types to get an overview of my entire geodatabase. I want to therefore copy them to excel. It works on ArcMap. However, I cannot ...
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I keep getting the "Paste Features Failed." dialog when trying to copy/paste point features in a layer in ArcGIS pro

I have a "plant_species" point feature class, and after a period of time working with the layer, the ability to copy/paste an individual plant_species feature from within the map frame no longer works....
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Copy / paste table attribute qgis to excel lose colum order

When I copy data from a table attribute to excel the order of column is randomly. E.g. If in Qgis the order of column is column_a, column_b, column_c, column_d in excel is column_a, column_c, ...
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Copy legend from ArcMap A to ArcMap B with different scales and/or paper size?

I have a question for you and what is the best practice for me to copy the legend from another ArcMap A to ArcMap B. They are in the Layout View. it has different scale like in 1: 77,000 to 1:55,000 ...
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Cloning or duplicating feature within feature class using ArcMap

Is there a way to copy selected features, then paste them into the same feature class (and then edit some attributes)? e.g. If I have a land parcel that has more than one owner, how can I create ...
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