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Converted ArcMap to KML Layer doesn't scale in Google Earth

I converted an ArcMap layer to KML and exported to Google Earth. I had set the Layer Output Scale to '1' during conversion, however when I open in Google Earth, the layer does not scale as I zoom in. ...
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How to LOLA DEM 16bit signed TIFF to QGIS Greyscale (BumpMap) image?

I have a moon 16bit signed TIFF downloaded to my computer from http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/search/details/Moon/LMMP/LOLA-derived/Lunar_LRO_LOLA_ClrShade_Global_128ppd_v04/cub A pointer please in ...
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How can I create Mapbox vector tiles with zoom extent 0-4?

when I use Mapbox and load a vector polygon. after upload is done the file is converted to vector tiles. it is then assigned a zoom extent: How can I tweak this ? I would like the tiles created from ...
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Open a SBET file format in GIS software

After a LiDAR flight, we can get a file containing the airplane trajectory in SBET format - Smoothed Best Estimate of Trajectory. Is it possible to open it in a GIS software like QGIS or ArcGIS? If ...
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Windows software to convert GeoJSON (> 6Mb) to Excel/CSV?

I am trying to convert OpenStreetmap data GeoJSON to Excel (or .csv files). Few online converters are there. However, when the file is big (example: 6Mb Geojson), the browser is becoming ...
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Converting Multiple Polylines to Polygons

I have a shapefile for Parcels but the whole thing seems to be divided into polylines rather than polygons. I'm trying to create an existing land use map. I was hoping there is an easier way to ...
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How to read file geodatabase with Binary field in R?

Short version: how can I get into R the dataset available at this link? (you need to log in to download, but registration is free) The dataset that is downloadable at that link expands to a ...
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UTM to lat/long conversion using arc length formulae from library

Most of the descriptions I have seen for converting Lat/Long into UTM have some method of estimating ellipse arc lengths mixed into the formulas (e.g. see ...
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What's wrong in using latitude and longitude as X and Y on a Cartesian space?

What can go wrong and what kind of error can build up if I use geodetic coordinates as if they were cartesian and place my objects into my world with no conversion formulas?
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Convert a geotiff web-mercator into an azimuthal equidistant projection

I have a geo-referenced tiff file, in the web-mercator projection; and I need it converted to an azimuthal equidistant projection. I'm new to GIS and can't figure out how to do this. I'm open to ...
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Getting transparent graphics in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a point layer symbolized with a logo I created. I have the layer set to 50% transparency. I would like to manually rearrange these logos by converting these symbols to graphics. Once I ...
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Converting historical (1992/2000/2006) TIGER/Line files to modern shapefile formats

I'm trying to get some historical geographic information from Wisconsin and have been pointed the way of the TIGER/Line Shapefiles. Unfortunately, they're in a strange format (see, e.g., the files for ...
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Plot coordinates in ArcGIS 9.3 don't make sense

I have a layer of plot features in ArcGIS 9.3 that I want the UTM coordinates for. So I used the Feature to Point tool and then added XY coordinates to each point. I then viewed the Attribute table ...
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Conversion from shapefile to geodatabase feature class in ARCGIS

I have converted feature class from a geodatabase to shapefile, and after that I have updated some polygons in shapefile. Now I want to get back to the same feature class or a fress/new feature class ...
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Why is shapefile not recognised by Mason?

I have a shapefile of an Ordnance Survey Mastermap ITN road network that I am trying to load into an agent-based modelling software called Mason. When I try to run my model I get the following error: ...
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Convert raster to polygon

Using ArcMap 10.3, I want to digitized only the pale blue polygons in the raster into shapefile with "Raster to polygon" tool. This is the raster: I get a shapefile with gridcode field, but i don't ...
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Convert Points to Polygons in QGIS

Is it possible to convert Points into Polygons in QGIS 2.10 Pisa? I just want to create a 1x1m Polygon based on the centroid of each Point. I tried Vector > Geometry Tools > Voronoi Polygons but that ...
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Trying to make one file out of many Hillshade files

I am trying to make a hilshade file for all of Colorado but when I download the DEM data for the state there are over 25 files. I have converted them all to hillsahde, but now I want to work with just ...
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How to convert a line shapefile to a polygon shapefile? [duplicate]

I am using Arcgis 10.1 and have an existing line shapefile that i would like to convert to polygons.
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How to edit a tiff aerial image in ArcMap 10.3

(beginner with arcmap) I have aerial images in tiff format and I need to edit them in order to draw polygons on them. When trying to edit them I get a message that says that there are no layers ...
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Converting UTM to Lat Long inside a Game Engine(Untiy 3d)

This is my first post on Stack Exchange. I have exhausted my research through the game engine forums, so I am trying this forum since you guys seem to be the experts. I have an external device that ...
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Convert a .tif raster in .img format in QGIS

I have a raster file in .tif format and I want to convert it to .img with QGIS. Does anyone know how I could do that?
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Converting binary TRMM to GeoTIFF using R?

I´m trying to convert a binary image of TRMM satellite to Geotiff format using this R code: setwd("C:/Users/Hugo/Desktop") trmm.data.file<-"C:/Users/Hugo/Desktop/3B42_daily.2013.04.22.7.bin" ...
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Converting MapInfo workspace/QGIS project to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to deliver maps in ArcGIS format to a client, but I only work in MapInfo and QGIS. Is there any way to convert a MapInfo workspace or a QGIS project to ArcGIS for Desktop, keeping styles and ...
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Conversion from .shp to .dxf in one unified layer

I am trying to make a 3D .dxf out of a 2D shapefile for several hundred buildings. Doing this in one fell swoop is proving to be a roadblock. In ArcScene, I extruded building heights for maybe two ...
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How to CONVERT Modis 09 files from hdf to geotiff [duplicate]

I have about 300 modis 09 files that need to be converted to geotiff format. I initially used the MRTSwath tool, but it would not pick some of the files as input giving the message 'Input Header ...
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QGIS problem with converting TIFF-DEM to ASCII

I converted a .tiff DSM into an .asc file. The output-file is stretched increasingly from th the upper to lower part (the dark structure under the classified DEM is the .asc-file). What went wrong? ...
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R - Programmatically convert raster stack in data frame based on polygon extraction

Sorry for cross-posting. I also posted this question at the R-SIG-GEO discussion list, but since I wanted to get as much feedback as possible I decided to post it here too. I am trying to extract ...
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Trying to find Coordinate System for Dubai?

I have a CSV file to convert .shp. The X,Y values are like X -40219075 Y 200946341 This is somewhere in Dubai area. Can any one tell me what will be the coordinate system they used for this?
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From featureclass (or shp) to WKT e GeoJSON

I use ArcGIS 10.1 without Data Interoperability extension and I want to convert some feature classes (point, lines and polygons) contained in an .mdb. I read some posts but can't convert my file. ...
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Annotation Conversion from into .shp file with appropriate Fonts Format in attribute table

My Drawing file (.dwg file) is contained with Annotation with Gujarati Text in many type of fonts(eg. Gujarati Saral, Nilkanth, Shruti...). After Conversion of Annotation to .shp file, Attributes are ...
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Converting from lat/long to EPSG:2154 using ProjNet4GeoAPI?

I'm not experienced with GIS. I received long/lat data and need to convert them to GIS. Here are code examples from the library ProjNet4GeoAPI : ...
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Convert UK OS grid coordinates to decimal degree WGS84?

I've got a list of coordinates in the UK Ordnance Survey grid system e.g. "NZ 27 41" or "NZ 284 449". How do I convert them in QGIS 2.10 to decimal degrees so I can map them in QGIS in WGS84? BTW, is ...
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GPS Babel and shapefile output?

How can I use the mother of all gps conversion tools, gpsbabel, to create shapefiles? It reads and writes almost everything. Shapefile is conspicuous by it's absence. A bit of research turns up that ...
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Reading through contents of layer file using ArcPy?

I have a collection of rasters (all in separate geodatabases) that I am trying to put into a MOSAIC using a python script. I have a bunch of these to make so I was thinking that the easiest way to do ...
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Convert point to line

A little background: I recently completed a long bike trip and used a GPS to gather data during the ride, including average speed and elevation loss/gain. I imported the data into QGIS. These data ...
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Converting LAS 1.4 to 1.2

LIDAR files were released for major part of Slovenia few months back in zlas format. Decompressed LAS format is 1.4 version. I have tried many options how to generate DEMs and had some success in ...
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Converting UNIX time to datetime in R [closed]

I am trying to convert a 13 character UNIX timestamp to datetime and I am getting a year that is in the 44000's. I'm not sure what I am doing wrong, hopefully someone can help. library(maptools) GMT ...
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Converting kriging grid to polygon?

I have an Excel file with coordinates and a measured value belonging to this coordinates. In ArcMap I can display the points and color it concerning the measured values. Since most of the values close ...
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Bulk conversion and import of OS MasterMap .gz files to .shp in ArcGIS Desktop

I have 91 .gz files procured from the Ordnance Survey and would like to import them all to ArcGIS as shapefiles. I know that the Quick Import tool in the Data Interoperabilty extension performs the ...
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Converting SHP file of river drainage to TXT using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to convert a shp file of river drainage into *.txt to run in another software. I am in trouble since the SAMPLES in ArcMap toolbox is deprecated after version 10.
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RGeo::Feature.cast does not convert between projections

I am attempting to cast a MultiLineString feature in WGS84 to UTM33N using RGeo. Unfortunately, RGeo::Feature.cast, instead of casting the feature to the desired projection, returns the original ...
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Convert .adf file to grayscale heightmap

I have downloaded a zipped folder containing multiple .adf files with elevation data from http://viewer.nationalmap.gov/. I want to create a 16 bit grayscale heightmap (tif) from the downloaded files ...
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Line segment to arc?

I have a polygon shapefile in ArcMap 10 made up of several vertices/line segments. I need to convert some but not all of the sides of this polygon into arcs. Is there a way to do that without having ...
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Which coordinate system does MapTiler use for its “Photoshop Overlay for Google Maps” page?

I am attempting to use this MapTiler webpage to create a background image that I can position my image over and then use GDAL to generate tiles. My process is: Position the map on the MapTiler page ...
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Batch Convert Folder of Shapefiles to KML / KMZ

I am looking to convert a folder with multiple shapefiles (over 100) to KML/KMZ files. I am sure I can build a model in ArcGIS to do this conversion but I am unsure on the iteration I should use. I ...
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Convert from EPSG:4326 to UTM in PostGIS

I would like to convert from EPSG:4326 to UTM (30N/EPSG:32630 or 29N/EPSG:32629) in PostGIS. I do the following query but I get wrong results: SELECT ...
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How to export a CSV with lat lon WKT from a layer which is not in WGS84?

I want to extract a csv with lat and lon coordinates so I select -- Geometry AS_WKT but when the csv is created I see this LINESTRING (277054.55782319931 198725.03588318737,277052.43701817648 ...
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How to convert AutoCAD layers to .shp

I have 0 experience in AutoCAD and need to convert some layers to .shp I can use and store in ArcMap. Would anyone be willing to give a step-by-step procedure on this process?
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Problem using ogr2ogr to convert postGIS table to personal geodatabase

I need to convert a PostGIS table to a personal geodatabase using ogr2ogr. I can convert tables to a shapefile without a problem but whenever I try to convert it to .mdb using the ODBC driver, I get ...