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

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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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Polyline ZM: automatic vertex height errors correction

Paolo I've got many rivers (polylines ZM) with a lot of height errors in Polylines 'vertices. Vertices' Z errors are not all equal in height (i.e. they are not all at zero height). I must create a TIN ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Automating Select by Location in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have 2 shapefiles (A and B) each with thousands of polygons. I want to select polygons from A which intersect a specific polygon from B, and save the selected polygons from A as a new shapefile. I ...
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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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Automating ArcMap with ArcObjects for unit testing?

I need to run unit tests against ArcMap extension which closely coupled with specific edit workspace and map state. When I try to initialize ArcMap 10 application with code like this: ...
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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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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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What's the best open-source workflow / tools for automated mapping of social networks? [closed]

Working in Windows 8, QGIS 2.8.3, beginning user. Where I work, we occasionally do social network analysis of communities / individuals. My client is interested in plotting these networks on a map. ...
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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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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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Building extraction with LiDAR data (Improve Process)

I have the following process for automatically creating building outlines/footprints from Las files and was wondering if anyone can help improve it or has suggestions for other processes to use? ...
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Automate Import Service Definition file? ArcServer 10.3.1

I have several MXDs that are ready to be published to ArcServer. I also have several services that have been published to ArcServer. From my MXDs that are ready to be published, I would like 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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How to detect densely labelled areas?

I'm trying to detect densely labelled areas for a given scale like explained below. so dense labelled area is the area having high rate of overlapping labels. I'd like to detect densely labelled ...
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Interactive “For each … Do” loop?

What is the most direct and straightforward, hopefully interactive, method to conduct a For each item Do... loop, where the input list is a selection of polygons? A word about "interactive". I'm not ...
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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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Automating batch load of multiple GPX files into PostGIS

I've got 50+ GPX files that I would like to "batch load" into a PostGIS database. All of the track_points data would be loaded into a "track_points" table (with typical GPS fields like lat, long, ...
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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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Join multiple fields to table and export new table as join field name using ArcGIS Geoprocessing?

I am bit new to geoprocessing and ModelBuilder. I am using join field tool to join table (info tables/.dbf) to one a shape file. I am trying to use ModelBuilder, as there are around 100 tables (each ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to create arrows lines automatically on ArcGIS, for a thematic map of directed flux?

I need to create a map with the Import and Export Flux between countries. I have the needed data in my table. But I wish to know if there is any tool or extension which will allow me to create those ...
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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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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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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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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, ...