Refers to writing a program or script, or creating a model to perform repetitive and/or complex tasks.

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Automate entire map production? [on hold]

I am trying to gather some information on how to create maps based on an existing base map I have. I know python is for automation of workflows, but what I need is a way to have my users enter ...
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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 ...
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Automating selection and sliver elimination using QGIS

At the moment I do this manually: open a shape file open the attribute table use "select features using an expression" - the expression is "area" < 200 then I use vector/geoprocessing ...
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Set polygon boarders to transparent in python

I am creating automated maps in ArcGIS with a similair Python Code which can be found here: Map automation to iterate through attribute table using ArcPy? I cannot find out on how to set the ...
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How to create a map series of different rasters (same location, same legend)?

We have hundreds of raster images at the same location (same dimensions, pixel size, projection, etc.). We would like to display each one in its own map using the same legend with the same vector ...
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Interpolating points conditionally

I have two sets of data. One comprises all home sales in a given area, where each data 'point' is actually a polygon representing the lot that was sold. The other set comprises arrests made in the ...
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Merge lines where point feature class exists

I have a polyline feature class and a point feature class. Two lines from the polyline feature class come together (in most cases they are snapped together) where a point exists in the point feature ...
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Map automation to iterate through attribute table using ArcPy?

I have a python code which iterates through all attribute fields and creates a map for each field automatically. However, in the code I have to specify each attribute manually which was fine so far. ...
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Interpolation code with Mapbasic

I have a drivetest data, and usually I do an interpolation using the values taken in the drive with their respective lat/long. I use natural neighbor. You can see an example attached. I am trying ...
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Create a PLSS quarter-quarter grid using QGIS

Is there a way to create quarter-quarter sections (of the PLSS township/range/section grid) using QGIS? I've already found http://ianbroad.com/creating-quarter-quarter-section-grid-python/ but using ...
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QGIS (2.8) Generate a series of map for each field of the attribute table?

I have a shapefile with more than 30 columns (or fields) in the attribute table. I would like to automate the creation of one map for each of them. I gathered that the QGIS Atlas generator can do ...
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Python Script to iterate numerous, single-band rasters for arcpy.CompositeBands

I have a large collection of single-band geotiffs (NIR, Green, and Red) that I would like to composite using a Python script. The goal is to iterate through multiple folders in a main directory, ...
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opening many nested shapefiles

I have a large number of shapefiles (>500) representing species' ranges for North America. I am wondering how I could open them all automatically, without having to open them one at a time in ArcGIS? ...
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how to create shapes for each node in network based on azimuth [duplicate]

I am new to QGIS. (I used Esri Arc more than 10 years ago). I have several thousand points on a map. Each point has an associated azimuth it points and a variable wedge it covers; ie it points at an ...
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Monthly weather averages using NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis data

I'm a political science grad student and I've recently (and probably foolishly) committed to dipping my feet into GIS. Right now I need to build a table that has monthly precipitation and temperature ...
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How can I publish a Google Sheet to the web as a GeoJSON file?

I am trying to create a map in Mapbox to be embedded on a website and have the embedded map automatically update every time the source data is updated. I have my source data in a Google sheet and have ...
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Programmatically grouping multiple layers into separate groups using QGIS?

I'm trying to group a large number of layers together based on a common portion of name string. They are a mix of polygons and points. I would like to create individual groups by using part of the ...
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Running Python script in Task Scheduler— Script will not run

I have a script which I wish to run on a regular monthly basis without me needing to open and run the it. I have referred to every web page I can find on Windows Task Scheduler and followed their ...
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Map automation. Mapping same feature class – a map per data field (graduated symbols, customizable break values)

Map automation. Mapping the same feature class – a map per each data field (graduated symbols, customizable break values). I am trying to automate a mapping effort: I am mapping a (FC) features ...
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Generate elevation profile graphs for multiple line segments in shapefile?

I'm familiar with the profile graph feature in 3D analyst and I saw the stack profile tool as well. However, I'd like to generate elevation profile graphs for 137 line segments. I don't want to ...
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Convert from WGS84 to Google Mercator

I want to convert longitude and latitude coordinates from WSG84 to Google Mercator. The following code-samples show my coordinates in a KML/KMZ file and where I need the coordinates in the javascript ...
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How to automate conversion of raster NoData values?

I am doing the work of change all null pixels to a value of -1 in the raster file X with raster calculator by using following syntax: Con(IsNull("X"),-1,"X") However, I need to do the same work on ...
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Exporting multiple map pages from list of apns

I use the code below to export two maps with different layers active for a single apn. The problem is I have a large list of APNs to go through so plugging in each apn at a time isn't really feasible. ...
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Geoserver2.6. REST cURL automation to add GeoTIFFs (batch)

I would like to add and publish hundreds of GeoTIFFs to my GeoServer datastore. I have started to write a batch file to manage GeoServer by REST API. I have finally figured out how to create a new ...
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Python Automated Data Driven Pages - Labeling and Symbolizing Errors

I am trying to use a python script to automate the export of the data driven map document. However when I use the python script to run the DDP export some of the labels are not exported and the ...
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How can I automatically make new computings after I have modified some value in a field in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm a computer programmer and I have no idea about geographic things. I have got a long algorithm with a lot of computings, computed from a previous computed field. There are 7-8 computed fields and ...
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How can we extract feature for automation method using ERDAS Imagine 2013 software?

I have Quickbird Satellite data, hence I want to extraction from Building foot prints using automation method. Could you give whether its possible or not? If possible how can we use ERDAS Imagine ...
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Legal description polygon mapping/creation with Arcpy

What I have: an excel file with the names of properties within an area that is part of the PLSS in which Township/Range, Section and Lot numbers are used. The file contains a legal description for ...
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How to generate histograms of multiple fields?

I have a large shapefile and I'm trying to automate a process to generate histograms of several fields with the MakeGraph tool, but I'm receiving the following error. class ...
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Iterating an ArcGIS tool over multiple Fields with selection boxes

I have one shapefile that contains many fields and I'd like to write a simple script tool that allows me to run IDW for the fields I select. Is this possible? For example..... Input: 1 shapefile ...
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Exporting results from Select By Location comparisons of each line in one shapefile with polygons in another?

I use ArcMap 10 and I am trying to export multiple selections (a.k.a 'Select by Location') from one file against another. I start by selecting the first line of shapefile A and I want to select all ...
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Apply ArcGIS Field Calculator on New Records

I'm using the Field Calculator in ArcMap 10.1 to populate a field with a string version of an existing integer field. This is working correctly on existing data. I am looking for a way to have ...
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How to use WEKA J48 classifier for satellite image classifications

Basically I am trying to build a tool from WEKA software using the J48 classifier for automatic satellite image classification to build landuse land cover maps. Could somebody please help, as I am not ...
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How can you alter label styles (font, color, size, etc.) using Python scripting? (ArcGIS 10.2)

I am trying to write a python macro that will automate the process of labeling points in a layer based on different types of apartments. For example, one style of apartments would have a blue square ...
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How to automate exporting map for many fields in the same layer?

I need to make a few ~75 frame time-lapse animations where each frame is a map of site status in a given week. Each week's statuses are a different field in a single shapefile. I export a frame of ...
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How to update a CartoDB table at a certain time of day

I have a table in CartoDB 'inland' that I would like to have automatically update each day at 8pm PST. I know that PostgreSQL has no internal function to run an UPDATE COLUMN function at a certain ...
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Pulling CSV file directly from website into QGIS?

I want to be able to automatically update my csv files in a QGIS project. My organization has an online database that can easily export csv files. These csv files are constantly updated with new ...
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Automating polygon mergers with python

This is the first real world python program am trying to write. I am trying to create a scrip that takes a shapefile that has n polygons with an integer formatted date (e.g. yyyymmdd or 6/24/2014 is ...
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Automate import of multiple rasters as layers into tilemill

Could anyone please suggest a way of automating the import of raster tiffs into tile mill? It's driving me mad as I have well over 100 files. I could do it manually but I'm on a tight deadline... I ...
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Assigning a changing value to a variable in ArcMap using Python

I have two lists/strings/sets (the exact format can easily be changed) of values (u and v). I would like to do a cost distance analysis between each point in u and all points in v. For this, I need to ...
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Generating buffers in a automate way

I would like to creat buffers in a automate form and no matter the way (e.g. script, batches and etc) I am asking if anybody here knows how to do it or if are there scripts ready to do it. My ...
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Programatically export labels to CAD based on another field value

The problem: I have a fairly simple procedure to export both the polyline features (architectural cad layer) and the ID's (attribute fields from polygon features that fill the rooms in another layer) ...
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Automate Add Layer in ESRI ArcMap 10.1 [duplicate]

Using ArcGIS Desktop v10.1 with an Advanced level license we have georeferenced our engineering drawings in PNG format. Next we have created a polygon layer for every single drawing to see the Area of ...
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Add georeferenced png layer to map automatically

Using ArcGIS Desktop v10.2 with an Advanced level license we have georeferenced our engineering drawings in PNG format. Next we have created a polygon layer for every single drawing to see the Area of ...
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How to apply a specific Rendering to a Raster and export to JPEG?

We have a specific process which generate an interpolated single band 32-bit Float Raster in Erdas Imagine (.IMG) format. This process generates an image every hour. We wish to apply a specific ...
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How to display a layer's label source column?

I have a CSV layer that displays points on the map. I use one of the columns as the Label. In Print Composer I would like to display the name of the column used to generate layer Labels. Is this ...
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Is there a way to run a python script on opening a QGIS project?

I have a .csv file containing financial data which is generated on a regular basis outside QGIS. Then I want to create a PyQGIS script that will add the .csv file as a layer in my project. (The idea ...
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How to produce multiple map PDF from Excel file with each record being two lat/long pairs?

I need to produce multiple maps from a single excel file consisting of approximately 1,500 records. Each record contain two lat/long pairs (four points) and I need a PDF map of each record zoomed to ...
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QGIS 2.0 Automatic generation of a vector layer out of a point layer

I am an environmental engineer and the aim of my QGIS 2.0 project is to visualize the results of a sewage water system inspection. In a first step I included the hoppers from a csv file and added a ...
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Automate data entry into Access from ArcMap

I have an Access 2007-2010 database that I'm currently working on by manually searching for roads in a defined set of areas in ArcMap 10.1 and then filling in the area's ID in an empty column in the ...