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Questions tagged [select-by-location]

Select features based on their geographic position relative to features in another layer

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How to export Select By Location result to Excel using Python and ArcPy?

I have been using ArcGIS for a few years now but have only started using Python scripting for ArcGIS for a month or so. I am trying to create a script and I am having a hard time trying to get it to ...
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How to select point feature rendered by picture

I use GeoServer as my GIS service and render some points with pictures, SLD code like this: <PointSymbolizer> <Graphic> <ExternalGraphic> <OnlineResource ...
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Spatial databases in location based search

I'm developing a location based application in which i was in the plan of dividing the globe into grids and when the client requests information, will create a table or similar data model which will ...
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Python scripting for making rings from the city center

Problem description: I have two layers: 1) [Polygon] city blocks, and 2) [Point] the city center. The City blocks layer has 110,681 records. And The city center layer has just one record because ...
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Selecting a polygon within polygon where part of its boundary is the same. PostGIS

I would like to know how can I select a A_polygon within B_polygon, but part of the boundary of the A_polygon touch the B_polygon boundary. In Postgis 2.0, I tried few options but they didn´t work (...
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How to select parcels in ArcPy situated in a different county than is written in the attribute table?

I have two polygon feature classes: one with parcels, the other one with counties (40 counties) I have to identify the parcels that in the attribute table belong to county 'X', but spatially they ...
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How to write FIDs of points within each polygon to polygon field?

I have two feature classes one with points one with polygons (in ArcGis 10.2). Now, I want to write into a String Field of the polygon layer a list of all the Point-FIDs that are within each polygon (...
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Is it possible to run a search cursor on a multipart feature class?

I have a multipart feature class of cities. I want to run a search cursor on a cities feature class where: one city is selected and a select layer by location is run to select all parcels that are ...
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Broadband coverage GIF image layer needs to be selectable (ArcGIS)

I am working on a project on Arcmap where I have 80,000 co-ordinates of postcodes and a broadband coverage map. I need to know which of the co-ordinates intersect with the coverage map. I have added ...
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Select by location of doughnut hole polygon

I have vectorized the Corine Land class raster and want to select certain classes that are "inside" other classes. How can I select the polygons circled in blue? All the select by location options ...
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Batch updating point attributes based on values of underlying polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a points shapefile with a blank field. I want to populate this field with an attribute obtained from another underlying (polygon) shapefile. I can do this for a single record easily using ...
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Select by location based on selected features with ArcPy?

Is there a way with Python to do Select by Location with the Use selected feature option? I'm trying to automate a process and am running into barriers. I need to be able to select the 2 lines ...
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Selecting features within Polygon from another layer using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 1.8 with a PostGIS database and I have three PostGIS-layers in QGIS a lines layer, a points layer and a polygon layer. What I'm trying to do is to select a polygon in the polygon layer ...
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Using Select By Location to update field in feature class using ArcPy?

I am using Arc 10.1 and I am working on a script that takes a value from a field within one shape file and updates a field in another shape file based on its location. Basically I have smaller parcels ...
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select by location

When performing an overlay or intersect I would like to know if there is a way to ignore selection when intersection or overlay is less than a certain percentage of area or less than a certain number ...
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Extracting points bordering shape extent

I'm using ArcGIS 9.31. I have a set of points as elevation and in order to get a soft clip area for the TIN, I would like to extract only all the points bordering the extent of this shape, or to get ...
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Select by “Not-in” Location?

I have a point layer of students, and a polygon layer of district boundaries. How can I select those students who are not in the district boundaries, a Select By "Not-in" Location, so to speak.
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Using Select by Location tool

I am using the Select by Location tool to select certain polygons on my shapefile layer. I start by having a given point as my Selecting Feature and that its relationship is completely_ contains. ...
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Selecting items from layer not within or touching selected polygon using ArcMap?

Using ArcMap 9.3 I was curious if anybody has a script or vba tool that will select items from a layer that are not within a selected polygon or not touching the selected polygon.
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How to Select By Location with matching attribute?

I have a whole bunch of overlapping polygons (buffers), I want to select with points only those poly's which: the point falls within; and the poly attribute matches the point attribute What would be ...
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Selecting features that do NOT intersect in ArcGIS Desktop?

I used the "create spatially balanced points" in Geostatistical Analyst in ArcGIS 10 to generate a large set of points with equal inclusion probability but a "spatially balanced" dispersal. I then ...
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Automating Select by Location in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 2 shapefiles (A and B) each with thousands of polygons. I want to select polygons from A which intersect a specific polygon from B, and save the selected polygons from A as a new shapefile. I ...
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Finding polygons within polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am new to GIS and ArcGIS. I have a set of polygons, some of which enclose other polygons. They are lake polygons, and within lake polygons, are smaller island polygons. If I have a given lake ...