spatial join

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08-23-2019 11:28 AM
bobwright
Occasional Contributor

Greetings,

Does Collector does spatial joins with underlying layers? In my searches I haven't been able to confirm or deny. Thanks.

Bob

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Kylie
by Esri Regular Contributor
Esri Regular Contributor

Hi Bob -- Could you clarify a bit what you are looking to do? For example, you can use the Join Features tool in ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise, save the result as a new hosted layer view, and then use that view in maps in Collector. However, these layers will be read-only and can't be taken offline.

(Source: Add editable layers to a map, step 7 - in Make a map—Collector for ArcGIS | ArcGIS

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bobwright
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Hi Kylie,

I’m wondering if Collector can do a Spatial Join, where attributes of interest from an underlying layer are added to table of the newly-created feature.

Bob

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Kylie
by Esri Regular Contributor
Esri Regular Contributor

No, this isn't something Collector supports. I'd recommend using other ArcGIS tools to do this once back in the office. 

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bobwright
Occasional Contributor

OK. Thanks.

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DougBrowning
MVP Frequent Contributor

Relationships classes work great for this.  Link the two tables instead of doubling up the attributes.

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