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Tool for converting .shp file to .tab file?

I am searching for any free tool which can convert ShapeFile (.shp) to MapInfo (.tab) file.
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Converting u and v from WGS84 to NZTM2000 - Do I need to do vector conversion?

I have u and v wind component values in latitude and longitude in WGS84. I want to convert this to NZTM2000. I've converted the lat/lon in ArcView - (and will try in R) - but do I need to also do some ...
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QGIS: Converting Projection Coordinate Systems to Geographic Coordinate Systems to replace (X,Y) with Latitude and Longitude

So as the title suggests, I have a shapefile that shows a set of rail lines and I want to display each line independently so I extracted the nodes with Geometry Tools. Unfortunately these coordinates ...
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ArcGIS Select Tool: Do Not Create Empty Feature Class

I am creating an ArcGIS Model that imports a number of Bentley .dgn files to a geodatabase. My workflow involves: Running the CAD to Geodatabase Tool, which brings all the drawing features into a ...
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Changing Dataset Property

I 'm working on GDAL C++. But I have some trouble to change GDALDataset property. I have converted "jpg" to "bmp" an image. But I want to do read an image(jpg) to gdaldataset then change dataset ...
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How to convert a vector layer to raster?

In qgis in the raster menu there is an item "convert vector to raster". This behaves strangely - I do not understand how it is supposed to work. I can select a vector file, an attribute and an ...
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NMEA to CSV with timestamp using gpsbabel

I tried to convert a file in NMEA to csv using gpsbabel, $ gpsbabel -i nmea -f GPS_20160204_092027.log -o csv -F GPS_20160204_092027.csv I get a csv file with only latitude and longitude, but was ...
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What traits identify 2D, 2.5D, 3D geometries, and how can you convert downward, such as from 2.5D to 2D? [closed]

In answering OGR - Weird GeomType -2147483645 on polygon shapefile, posed by @Burton449, I came to realize I don't have a definitive grasp on what distinguishes 2D, 2.5D, and 3D geometries. I ...
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Converting local Coordinates to lat/long Coordinates using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS to do some data analysis and visualization for my newspaper and I'm a basic/novice user at all this. I received some x,y coordinates from the City of Minneapolis that I can use to ...
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QGIS/OGR shp to tab export - crashing Mapinfo due to number format issues

I created a vector grid in QGIS and it exports as SHP -no issues. When I save as tab and try to open the file in MapInfo it crashes. According to https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mapinfo-l/sO-...
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how to convert shp and gis line and raster data to autocad (dwg or dxf) in QGIS or GRASS

I am trying to find out which is best free GIS program with ability to convert shp and line and raster files to files suitable for autocad (e.g. dwg and dxf). I have QGIS and GRASS. I get an error ...
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Geotools create shapefile in memory

Is it possible to convert between shapefile and geojson using geotools without access to file system? I have that restriction in my web app, but I need to create shapefile as byte array and then do ...
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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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Feature Class to KMZ with Subfolders Conversion Messes Up Attributes' Customization

I want to convert a feature class with customized attributes to kmz and want the kmz-file to show 2 levels of subfolders, which I can select/deselect in GE. Using ArcGIS 10.3 I convert a feature ...
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trying to activate GeoRover LocusTracker toolbar; another way to import to shape file?

In ArcGIS I'm trying to activate the GeoRover LocusTracker toolbar but it won't come off its grayed out status. Might anyone know how to make it active? If anyone knows of another way to import an ...
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How to convert an XML to Shapefile polyline

I want convert this XML file to a polyline shapefile. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?> <ci nc="BMSKDMA10" nl="BMskDMA10" mt="6" ct="DM" dtt="17342" dtu="15/01/2016 09:...
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Programmatically converting arbitrary XML data to shapefile?

Based on the answers below I decided to do some programming. I'll be using GEOtools for this, a java lib: http://www.geotools.org/ I have the following XML: <shapes xmlns="http://www.meteogroup-...
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How to get coordinates from geometry in PostGIS?

This line: SELECT geom FROM myLayer.geom will return a hex value, i'm wondering how would it be possible to get decimal values, a result that look likes human-readable coordination? Regards,
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Converting Shapefiles to Text (ASCII) files? [duplicate]

How can I convert a shape file (GIS) to text? or, How can I extract the information in a shape file?
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How to set encoding when using ogr2ogr to export from oracle db to mapinfo table?

I am trying to automate the export of spatial data from a oracle database to mapinfo .tab files. Using this thread I made my script. However I can't see how to set the encoding right. My data have ...
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Transforming from DWG/DXF to GIS?

I've got tons of DWG/DXF files with information (in several layers) dealing with: Contour lines and elevation (lines) positions of antennas (points) protection areas (polygons) administrative ...
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latitude/longitude to linestring or points

I have a gps file that I have converted to csv, I would like to convert a longitude/latitude to linestring if the next row have a diferent longitude/latitude (if the car mooved) and if not convert it ...
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csv to kml converter

Does anyone know a workable and stable program which converts csv extension files to kml? There are many tools available online but none of them worked for me. I tried many including kmlcsv Choon-...
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Is a Helmert transform necessary to convert between WGS84 and NAD83?

I've read things all over the internet which claim that NAD83 and WGS84 are effectively equivalent (with minor ellipsoid differences). However, if I do geodetic (WGS84) -> ECEF -> geodetic (NAD83) ...
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Globbing in Windows to process images - how do bash loops look in DOS?

I'm doing some batch image processing with imagemagick on OSX using this line: for file in $(cat all.txt); do convert -crop 50X50@ +repage +adjoin "$file" "$file"_tile_50x50@_%d.jpeg; done It takes ...
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Convert Transcad Matrix to CSV

Is there a way to read a TransCad Matrix file (mtx) without access to Transcad. I am trying to convert a matrix file to a csv file.
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Convert .tiff data to bitmap just when rendering and at runtime by visualC++ code

I need to convert a .tiff image to a bitmap one without saving the bitmap. I know that I should use GDAL_translate but because I'm new, this function's interface is a little complicated for me. Could ...
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How to convert .osm file into .xml [duplicate]

I downloaded a file .osm. I want to have the same file but with extension .xml To do that, I downloaded osmconverter but the problem is, as states in wikipedia I can convert the .osm file into ...
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Converting shapefile to raster using ArcMap?

How do I convert a shapefile to a raster image using ArcMap 10? What functions within the conversion toolbox do I use?
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WMTS, compute of coordinates

for someone skilled, I'm sure this will be piece of cake. I'm starting implementing WMTS into own application and even that I already use WMS for years, I have some troubles with understanding WMTS. ...
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Convert area in pixels to acres?

I'm writing some software that allows users to draw polygons over the raster from a geotiff file. I can calculate the area of the polygon in pixels; in fact, this calculation is a byproduct of ...
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Convert Coordinate Notation tool

I am having trouble using the CCN tool. My data is a DMS 442315 1214598 and I need to be in DD to work with my county data which I know is in the correct format. I tried adding a new field then ...
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Create a Shapefile from SQL dump file

I am trying to map data by querying a table called xyz. I need to show the the_geom data on the map. I have below query in my mapserver .map file: DATA "the_geom from xyz using unique id using SRID=...
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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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proj4js: converting EPSG:3857 to SWEREF99 TM [closed]

I'm trying to convert a EPSG:3857(Google/OSM) coordinate to a SWEREF99 TM coordinate using proj4js but the following code produces a invalid result: sweref99 = "+proj=utm +zone=33 +ellps=GRS80 +...
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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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DLS Grid for Province Alberta (Canada)

I have DLS grid data that I downloaded from http://www.altalis.com/products/property/ats.html (AltaLIS_ATS_V4.1_Coordinates data). But I don't know how to draw the grid on Google Maps. We have ...
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How to convert (geodetic pose + cartesian offset) to geodetic position

I am in search of an algorithm to solve the first/direct geodetic problem precisely in 3D. The input is: a geodetic (not geocentric) position (WGS84, height is above the WGS84 reference ellipsoid) ...
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Converting NTX data to DXF/SHP

I've inherited some old CARIS GIS data (NTX format) and am needing to convert it into something usable while ensuring that all attributes remain intact. I do know of the NTXShape application (http://...
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Finding centrelines from polygons in QGIS?

I was wondering if there is a way to create centre lines from polygons in QGIS? I have a polygon layer, but ideally need the centrelines as a separate file.
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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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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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How to convert layout elements to graphics

I have many projects (mxd) and I´d like to convert ANY "live" elements like legends, scale bars, scale texts etc. into graphic automatically using arcpy. Is there a way? In questions and answers I ...
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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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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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Lon/lat transformation

First I should clarify I don't have previous experience with the field, so I don't know the technical terminology. My question is as follows: I have two weather datasets: The first one has the ...
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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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Bulk load multiple shapefiles into PostGIS

I've got over a hundred data layers in shapefile format that I want to upload into a PostGIS database. They are all in the same projection, but represent different data layers so they do not have the ...
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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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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? ...