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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? ...
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How to convert AutoCAD file to Shapefile for map from ArcGIS API 3.2 for JavaScript?

I have an AutoCAD file that I want to convert to Shapfile to appear in a map by API for JavaScript in .net. What do I do?
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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 http://www.linz.govt.nz/geodetic/conversion-...
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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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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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Export shapefile From PostGIS

I've a website where I'm giving the functionality of creating and editing line features. I'm using Leaflet-Draw plugin for drawing, PostGIS for storing the data and GeoJSON to display it on map. My ...
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convert csv to kml or geojson, etc using ogr2ogr or equivalent command line tools (use “latitude” and “longitude” attributes for coordinates)

I've just unsuccessfully tried to use ogr2ogr to convert CSV into KML like so: ogr2ogr -f "KML" output.kml input.csv The csv has "latitude" and "longitude" columns. The attributes are all loaded ...
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Preserving attributes during kml2shp conversion in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Looked online and found the two links below on preserving attributes when doing a kml2shp conversion. Thinking there might be a newer better way of accomplishing this using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop? ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Plot Canadian (Alberta Province) township, range, and section data on Google Maps

We are working on a project where we need to plot some part of Canada (Alberta) over Google Maps. We can plot maps on Google with coordinates (lat/long) or geometry values. But our client provided us ...
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How to convert SHP to GPX or to JSON?

I would like to convert the tree inventory shape files of London (Canada) into a GPX file and if possible into a JSON file. You can download the archive from their Open Data website. It contains the ...
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How to preserve dgn cad file attributes when exporting from microstation and importing into Arcmap?

I'm trying to import water utility lines from Microstation into ArcMap. The water utility lines are symbolized by size in Microstation, but when I try to view the attribute table in ArcMap the ...
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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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Converting from local coordinates to coordinates GPS?

i am working with business object tool traying to make a kml file to be imported on google maps. I dont know much about geographic systems, but i begin to understand some basic things. I have a ...
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How to calculate Distance, Azimuth and Dip from two XYZ coordinates

I have two XYZ coordinates and I would like to calculate the Distance, Azimuth and Dip between them. I have come across a similar question on this site that calculates it the other way around (with ...
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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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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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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 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" trmm....
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How to convert a shapefile to WKT?

I'm trying to convert a shapefile into the simple Well Known Text (WKT) format in the example below (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well-known_text). MULTIPOLYGON (((40 40, 20 45, 45 30, 40 40)), (...
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Converting Shapefile to X3D format?

Does anyone know of an effective workflow to convert 3d-enabled shapefiles to X3D format? I have several projects containing anywhere from 10 to 5000 features (building sections) that I would like to ...