Questions tagged [subtype]

Subtypes are an ESRI data structure for ArcGIS. Subtypes are a subset of features in a feature class, or objects in a table, that share the same attributes. They are used as a method to categorize your data.

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Automate subtype and domain creation in ArcGIS

I am creating a point feature class in a file geodatabase to use a template so users can create standardized data. I have successfully created subtypes and domains for the database with a Python ...
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List of small lists in Python: How to retrieve items from small list in a loop?

I would like to automate the process of making some certain feature layers. I made a list of lists that goes like that: [[feature class, subtype],[feature class,subtype],...] I'd like to loop ...
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Publishing subtypes on ArcGIS Online for Collector?

I am kind of new to ArcGIS online and I just publishes a feature hosted map service after I have fixed my data with subtypes and subtypes-domains. After publishing to agol I discovered that all my ...
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Export Feature Class to Geodatabase without SubTypes

I want to export a feature class to a geodatabase using arcpy and strip out any subtypes. But they keep hanging around in the new feature class. How do I get rid of them? This doesn't work: ...
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Adding layers with subtypes and feature templates using ArcPy?

I am trying to clip a feature from one geodatabase into another and retain the editing feature templates I have assigned using subtypes for the original feature class in the original geodatabase. ...
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Pasting features into a feature class doesn't honour subtypes

I'm encountering an issue where features that I'm copying from a feature class in a file geodatabase are all going to a single subtype when I paste them in the destination feature class in an ...
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Permanently Reordering Subtypes in ArcGIS Pro?

I have a feature class in a file geodatabase with subtypes (designed so when you select a country, you are presented with every province in that country as a series of domains). I recently updated ...
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Is it possible to have multiple subtype fields in a Feature class?

I am creating a feature class which will be used for data capture via a Geoform template in AGOL. This has 17 fields. I have set field 1 as a subtype with 3 options (3 types of conservation zones). ...
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Is there a way to edit a column in an attribute table at once within an Arc geodatabase when there is subtype and coded domain?

In a regular shapefile with no coded properties, I can use 'Field Calculator' on my selected features to change all attribute rows at once. However with subtypes and coded domains there are drop-downs....
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Can subtypes be re-ordered or a new subtype inserted in a specific position?

I have a feature class with sub-types that need to be modified and re-ordered as new data becomes available. Right now I have 20 subtypes but could potentially have close to a 100. I use the subtypes ...
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Subtypes and default values in ArcGIS Online

I am trying to create subtypes with default values for ArcGIS Online. So far, I've not gotten success when published to ArcGIS Online. Is it true to assume that ArcGIS Online doesn't support subtypes ...
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What is the character limit on an Esri subtype description? [closed]

I cannot find this documentation anywhere. Essentially want to know if too long of a subtype description can cause errors.
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Check or change default value for domain of attribute in feature class

I want to check (and potentially change) the default value for an attribute domain in a feature class. However, when I access the feature class properties pop up box and click the Subtypes tab, ...
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Set visibility by subtype in ArcMap

I am wondering if it is possible in ArcMap to isolate a particular subtype within a feature class to be visible in the map. I have a feature class with several subtypes based on an attribute field. ...
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How to add a Domain to a Feature Class in ArcGIS when the Subtype Field is Frozen?

I'm trying to add a Domain to a Field in a Feature Class in ArcGIS 10.2. I'm Following the Instructions found in the Official Documentation for Associating default values and domains with tables and ...
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subtype & domain from gdb to table (arcgis)

We have a geodatabase containing an obj class (main table) which has subtypes & these contain domains. Need a way (e.g. script) to get those subtypes & domains in a "readable" table. Any ...
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Making fields conditional using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop to build a large inventory of urban trees to be used for tree risk assessment purposes. This inventory was originally in a relational Microsoft Access database, and ...
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Losing Subtypes when exporting selected Feature Class Data

Trying to understand why I am losing my subtypes. Work flow: Loading a line feature class (FC) from a file Geodabase (FGDB) into the table of contents of a ArcMap version 10.2.2. Using "Select ...
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How do you set subtypes for Collector to create multiple choice dropdowns

I am trying to set up a Collector map for a wetland area to follow the format the Georgia Adopt-A-Wetland Visual Survey form has. I have been following the Collector setup guide here, but I am having ...
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Getting name of subtype field in feature class in ArcPy?

I have a geodatabase with many feature classes. Some of the feature classes have subtype fields. Their names vary feature class by feature class. I now want to find the names of those subtype fields. ...
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Getting Default symbology in a feature class with subtypes

I was wondering if there was a way to get default symbology in a GDB feature class with subtypes? I don't want to create a layer file for each feature class. Is there a way to have the symbology ...
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Batch Assign Coded Domain Values with Multiple SubTypes?

I have a File GeoDatabase (v10.0) with multiple layers. Each layer has a range of Subtypes (1 to 20+). I have created coded domain values that I would like to assign to their appropriate field. I ...
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Exporting Geodatabase with Subtypes and Domains to Microsoft Access Without Losing Information?

I want to export a geodatabase file with all subtypes and domains values to open in Microsoft Access without losing any information.
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QGIS: subtypes and domains like in ArcGIS?

Is there an opportunity to use subtypes and domains in QGIS (Desktop 1.8.0) like the way it is used in ArcGIS? I am specifically interested in the possibility of dependencies between subtypes and ...
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Adding domain to have dropdown box in Attribute Table using ArcGIS for Desktop?

http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#/as_a_stand_alone_feature_class/002200000005000000/ Line 23 - To associate a domain with this field, click the field next to Domain, click the ...
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Changing codes in Subtypes of Geodatabase using ArcGIS Desktop?

I've created a subtype field in my attribute table, but now I want to change the codes. How do I do that? ArcCatalog doesn't enable editing my subtype.
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Comparing subtype and domain functionality? [closed]

I was trying to determine the best way to standardize my attribute table. I thought I would use a coded value domain but I am unable to do that without creating a subtype first. I don't understand ...