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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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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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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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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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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() ...
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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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How can values in the attribute table be refreshed automatically when a geometry changes?

I can't find a solution for auto-refreshing attribute table data. For instance, how can the data related to features of a Shapefile (e.g., the area) be updated if the feature geometry is changed.
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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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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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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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Platforms for repetitive automated mapping?

I could give a lot of examples, but imagine you have to do, for example, a study in 10 different locations and have to generate a lot of maps with the same layout, legend. Maps can contain vector ...
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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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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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Auto-updating symbology between *.mxds for same shapefile using arcgisscripting?

I have a variety of .mxds for any one project I'm working on, which are all different but all use the same set of base shapefiles for my project. I know I can save a .lyr version of my initial ...
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Existing solutions to automate generalisation/simplification of geographical data?

I am looking for existing solutions (softwares, libraries, methods, etc.) to automate the generalisation/simplification of geographical data as presented there, and also there. Do you know and use ...
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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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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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how to automate changing polygon's shape while keeping its area the same and limiting deviation from orginal centroid? [closed]

I have a polygon that was digitized based upon visually interpreting underlying values of rasters/vectors that represent a natural environment (soil type, surface roughness, slope, elevation, ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to change feature class and field aliases in bulk?

I have over a hundred FCs, each with 10 or 20 attributes to add or change the aliases for, two or more times a year. Needless to say, this is not something I'm going to grunt my way through. How can I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...