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Calculate Network Lengths on a 3d landscape plotted line

I'm looking to find a way of calculating co-ordinate positions along the length of a line, however this is no ordinary length calculation. Background Here in the UK, network rail and national rail ...
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create individual buffers from vector points and then batch convert those buffers to rasters? [on hold]

following on from my previous question draw concentric circles that correspond to the free space loss formula I now want to perform this for a large amount of points. I tried using the modeller in ...
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QGIS: Automatic shapefile input for pre-constructed automated workflows

I currently have two models running: Take shapefiles and break them down into separate shapefiles based on their class, and save them in a specific folder; Select the broken-down shapefiles with the ...
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Print a centered map from a QGIS project for each point in a shapefile

I need to produce on the order of 100 maps that are centered on each point of interest in a shapefile. I would like to prepare all the layers in a master QGIS project, and set up the composition for ...
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Computing distance between two points following network and doing it for 100.000 points?

My starting data : a collection of points which are buildings a collection of points which are electrical transformation plant a network of vectors which is the public electric network from an ...
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Can QGIS do automated spatial ETL? [closed]

Can QGIS do automated spatial ETL? ... especially the automated point I'm aware of tools like FME, Talend, etc. but price is a concern, so I'm looking for FOSS alternatives that provide spatial ETL ...
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Speeding up (automating) QGIS georeferencing process?

I georeference a lot of maps with QGis using a combination of visible street intersections on paper maps and right clicking on those intersections inside of maps.google.com and clicking "what's here?",...
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Automated georeferencing based on topological point pattern matching in ArcGIS

I have a lot of building plans (PDF/PNG format) which I would like to automatically georeference. I have the base map "OS Mastermap Mono", which is use for a lot of the building plans. If I use ...
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Subdivide (split/cut) polygons or raster (e.g. based on area, neighborhood or “bottlenecks”)

I'm looking for a way to cut/separate my polygon (or raster) shapes at the respective thinnest region (as indicated by the red lines in the image). However, this should only be done for areas above a ...
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Batch Clipping Single Raster with Multiple Shapefiles in ArcPy?

I have a single raster file and about 40 small polygons shapes. I would like to clip the raster by the extent of all these shapes, and create 40 resulting .img files. I know I can just do this by ...
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Shortcut to display scale from cache in qgis print composter

Bit of a tricky question, not sure if this can be done. When loading a map in the print composer I always click on the main area where the map displays, then click on 'set to map canvas extent'. Then ...
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Automating the Road Graph “shortest path” plugin in QGIS to batch compute routes

Is anyone aware of how to automate the Road Graph "Shortest Path" plugin in QGIS, calculating multiple routes from multiple origins to multiple destinations, using two point files and road network, ...
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How to keep live update coming from a WMS

I'm using a WMS that contain weather radars that is update every 10 min. I would like to know how to keep the map updating every 10min. I tried: from PyQt4.QtCore import * timer = QTimer() timer....
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Auto-Generating Map Key for a Relate

I have a feature class and it is part of a File Geodatabase. I have recently discovered that we need to implement a relationship class as each polyline in the feature class can represent multiple ...
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Automation KeyError using Search Cursor / Data Dictionary

I recently received help in modifying a previous code for structures as part of project. The first time I ran it the code worked fine, but when I went to double check it. I keep receiving: ...
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Update Cursor for automation of tedious data entry which keeps crashing ArcMap

I coded the Update Cursor for automation of tedious data entry where I am applying a previous Survey Company Identification Data to STRUCTURES_15096.shp from "OFFICIAL_STRUCTURES2015.shp" and it keeps ...
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Automating Isopleths in GME?

Is there an easy way to batch generate isopleths in GME? I have a set of 109 different kernel density estimates that I need to make 50% and 95% isopleths for, but in the interest of saving time and ...
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How do I automate a process to reproject and merge all feature classes of three SDE databases with multiple feature datasets included?

I have three different instances of SDE that have the same schema. Each SDE has multiple (5) feature datasets. I need to reproject all feature classe within these datasets to a common coordinate ...
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geoserver and geonetwork to automatically ingest new raster files from a directory

I have a data processing system regularly creating new raster files. I would like geoserver 2.8 to detect the newly added file and ingest it, and I need geonetwork 2.10 to create a new entry (showing ...
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script to grab value from field and input into SearchCursor then select results for further analysis

The data: PL_Fac -point file - facilities used in service area analysis - contains PNTID in Add_PNTID field PD - polygon - catchment areas assigned to a facility (there can be many polygons assigned ...
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Automating selection of input files based on names in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I am trying to clip watershed polygons contained inside a field polygon. I have 388 field polygons named from MFID0 to MFID388 and I have watershed polygons for respective fields named from merge0 to ...
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QGIS graphical modeler: how to automatically enter parameters in r.drain.coordinate tool

i am carrying out a cost least path analysis and i am using QGIS. The processing tools i am using are: r.cost.full and then r.drain.coordinate Considering i have more than 1000 layer to process (...
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PostGIS Street Intersection Autocomplete with full text search

What I'm attempting to do is create a custom autocomplete for addresses, road intersections, POI's, etc. For now we are going to using Mapbox GL (we'll be creating a custom map at a later phase), ...
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Labeling Poles in Sequential Order on Data Driven Pages Along a Curvy Route

Is there a way to automate the process of labeling poles #'s on data driven pages along a curvy route in sequential order? The many bends and turns of the route is throwing off the ordering. the ...
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Automating QGIS project composer printing?

I have a large project which consists of around 10x QGIS project files. Each project contains a print composer with an atlas set up to generate up to 10 maps. What is the easiest way to automate the ...
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Creating 30 areas with equal amount of road in an irregular polygon

The result should be something like this just more polygons. Does anyone know about a tool, which given a table, can create a number of polygons which will divide the tables object into, for ...
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QGIS Real-Time Vector Layer Creation

QGIS is running on my Windows PC. I have a CSV file on my PC that is remotely updated with values of a raspberry pi's GPS position and some wifi-status readings. Is it possible to create a vector ...
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Automate downloading of tiles

I have been using MobAC to download tile data for offline use on Android devices. I am looking to automate the process. I am working with a state in the US and I want to divide the state into a grid ...
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Automate a process in QGIS using graphical modeler

I have tasks that I need to automate: Dissolve line features by attribute - (Dissolve tool) Split the dissolved layer into single parts - (Multipart to singleparts tool) Extract different layers ...
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Arcpy mapping text element reset

I am writing a script to create thousands of maps and I am trying to create a table that updates for every map. Basically an updating table of the information specific to each map. I have been trying ...
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Automatically make maps from point file? [closed]

Please forgive me if this is an overly basic or broad question. I am a competent user of ArcGIS. I have a shapefile containing thousands of points. I'd like to automatically make a map of each point,...
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printing multiple .gws (geomedia work station)

I have a folder with many .gws files in it. I have to open each one individually and print to pdf. This consumes a lot of time and is very tedious. I know not a lot of people work with geomedia but I ...
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Creating Polygons Based on Point Count in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am looking to create polygons based on a point count, and hopefully find a way to automate this too. My example is, I have 1,000 points in my city boundary and I want to create polygons over the ...
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Moving Point Features (within a Polygon) to the Edge of those Polygon Features

I have a bit of a complex task, and was wondering if anybody has knowledge that could assist me. Data: Water utility data that is not connected through a geometric network. Data includes Parcel (...
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Trying to automate clip for multiple polygons based on unique field ID? [duplicate]

I have two feature classes, one that contains all counties for 5 states and the other contains 90 polygons I need clipped only to their pertaining county boundary, but they overlap/ cross the county ...
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Automating Choropleth map creation from table in QGIS?

I am trying to create soil nutrient maps from an excel table. My table has the location with multiple nutrients for each location (Nitrogen, Potassium, pH etc). I would like to create a choropleth map ...
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Create Polygon with 50'000 vertices

Is there a way to automatically create a new polygon in an existing Feature Class with over 50'000 Vertices? I work with ArcGIS 10.2 and FME. Hints how to create such a polygon within ArcGIS Desktop ...
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Resourcing Geodatabase, automation

I have just set up a new geodatabase that will be updated on a quarterly basis and will be eventually used for an internal mapping service. This new database contains 6 feature datasets with 5 to 20 ...
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Using GME to automate isopleth command

I'm trying to run GME's isopleth command on 350 raster layers that are all in one directory. I don't have a background in programming so I've just been taking shots in the dark. This is what I have ...
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Generating text boxes using ArcPy?

how can I write a python script to automate text box generation for labeling parcels based on one field in the attribute table? The whole process is identical for each parcel, just the text going into ...
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qgis python: select on screen and change (pre-set) properties accordingly

I have a map with different zones where I have drawn isochrones -where I will arrive within 15 min, within 30 min and so on. The picture attached shows the 15-120 min isochrones. This is set as a ...
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How to change output folders when iterating a geoprocessing model?

I have digital elevation models clipped to watershed boundaries and I have to run a set of tools to hydrologically condition each one, and I want to use the iterator tool to automate this process. ...
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Automating Multi Data Driven Pages Maps Export to PDF?

I´m currently working in this project where we are creating a time wise analysis of a certain region with many areas of interest. We are using the data driven pages tool to address the many AOIs but ...
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Drawing Zoning Setback Lines

What would be the process for drawing zoning setback lines for a property parcel polygon? I'm looking for a software agnostic solution - just a walk through of the general steps with enough detail ...
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Automatic Layout

I have a number of maps to generate. Only one shapefile is used where the Z-value is only the variable in differing maps. Is it possible to auto-generate maps using ArcGIS 10.0?
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Orthogonal correction of building footprints after extracted from a raster

I have ArcGIS 10.1 and am working on a project involving extraction of vegetation and building classes from LIDAR (unclassified) data and aerial imagery (resolution 30x30cm). I have managed to ...
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Adding the file name of a mapinfo file into its attribute table

I have a task where I need to take the file name (no extension) of a mapinfo file and place it into a new field within its attribute table. I would normally use Arcpy to do something similar, but I am ...
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Is it possible to change data (attributes) in the .csv of a data vector layer and QGIS automatically adopt this?

I have a .csv with data for 300 points: Each column on the .csv is a particular object and the cells define the amount that is available in each point. If I need to change this amount, is it possible ...
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Automate entire map production in ArcMap?

I am trying to gather some information on how to create maps based on an existing base map I have. The basemap has all the data loaded. So the user will enter data into a form and the would do a save ...
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How to automate ArcGIS map production using Python?

I have this layout; it's a map that I divided it to 25 parts using FISHNET from arctoolbox. I want to prepare only one layout and then using a Python script I want to be able to automate the ...