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I am trying to install the Profile from Line tool for QGIS, and the system informed me I need shapely.wkd. A search on the QGIS site for shapely takes me to the Contour Plugin...can anyone help me out with this?

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What OS are you using? Your QGIS version, too. – R.K. Nov 3 '12 at 5:06
Mac OSX, QGIS 1.8.0. I am running in to a whole string of things I have needed to install, matplotlib, shapely, updated python. I am still having trouble installing the profile from line and contour plugins though. Do I need to install Matplotlib and Shapely in to the QGIS python module files? – J_L Nov 3 '12 at 5:12
Problem seems to be due to incompatibility between versions so installing won't work. Somebody correct me if I'm wrong. – R.K. Nov 3 '12 at 6:57
Oh okay. Is there perhaps a workaround for this, or am I to wait for the issue to be fixed. This is the one issue preventing me from using QGIS full time, now I have to switch to a different mapping program to construct elevation profiles. Not that big of a deal, but it would be convenient if it worked on QGIS. – J_L Nov 3 '12 at 18:00
I'm sorry. I don't know any workarounds right now. – R.K. Nov 7 '12 at 6:23
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It seems to be broken, at least for OS X according to the QGIS mailing list.

Profile tool is a plugin affected by an incompatibility of PyQwt5 with recent PyQt versions. It needs to be fixed to use another graphing toolbox like Matplotlib. Until then it will be broken in the current QGIS.

Still broken as of Oct 11. Not sure if it's fixed now.

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Okay thanks so much – J_L Nov 3 '12 at 5:16

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