[Openspace] opening my shape file
m_nica at hotmail.com
Wed Nov 24 12:11:17 CST 2004
Alternatively, check the FIPS in arcview and then create a new field "=
FIPS" but in the right format (with field calculator). I did it before and
Jackson State University
155 B Parkhurst Dr.
Jackson, MS 39202
601 969 5423
601 914 0361
----- Original Message -----
From: "Darla Munroe" <munroe.9 at osu.edu>
To: "Debra Hevenstone" <dhevenst at umich.edu>
Cc: <openspace at agec221.agecon.uiuc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 2004 11:08 AM
Subject: Re: [Openspace] opening my shape file
> the first thing to do is check the format of your ID variable - it needs
not to have decimal places.
> Another easy thing to do is go back in ArcMap, open the table, add a new
variable (called NID or something), and set its value equal to "FID + 1" -
FID is the internal numbering system for ArcGIS, and it starts with 0, so
you have to add one.
> Anyway - I've had those problems in GeoDa before - I think it's just a
formatting issue, and when in doubt, create a new id.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Debra Hevenstone <dhevenst at umich.edu>
> Date: Saturday, November 20, 2004 4:55 pm
> Subject: [Openspace] opening my shape file
> > I have two files- a shape file w/ point data on zip codes and a
> > anotherfile w/ my data by zipcode. When I try to open my shp file
> > it tells me
> > "zip" (my variable of interest) "is not unique"
> > I'm not quite sure what to do- I did my descriptives in arcview but
> > there's analysis I need to do either in Geoda or get the spatial
> > analystextension from my university. Any clues as to why I can
> > load my shp files
> > in arcview but not in Geoda?
> > Thanks,
> > Debra Hevenstone
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