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From .shp to .kml to .shp Without Losing Attributes

I've converted a shapefile with attributes to a .kml for a client. The .kml and attributes were then edited within google earth. I received the updated .kml and now I need to get it back to .shp. ...
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Qgis load a set of excel points into a googlemap with only one point with real coordinates

I am working with a google map on which I want to attach a grid of five points. Only one of them has real coordinates in the centre, point O ( 8.32688E, 48,32933N). For all the rest only the excel ...
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Converting las files from version 1.2 to 1.3

I have lidar data set which initial waveform data is in LAS 1.3. The classified point cloud needs to be delivered in the same version, but my processing software (TerraSolid V15) allows me to write ...
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Code converting lat/long coordinates (WKT) to polygon (shapefile) not working

I am having a problem converting WKT to shapefile. I have a csv file consisting of three columns: ID, Name (of the area) and WKT comprising set of lat/long coordinates of area boundaries. For example, ...
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ATS77 MTM 5 to NAD83 CSRS UTM 20N Coordinate Converter?

I've been looking for a simple way to check the accuracy of my transformation using a set of coordinates for a single point but have been unable to find an online tool or piece of desktop software ...
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Converting time field omitting time and returning null values?

I have a time field in my shapefile that is formatted as HH:mm:ss.s It is a text field, and I want to convert it to a date so I can calculate time elapsed across rows (if there's a better way to do ...
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Importing KML and style information into Geoserver

So I'm working on a project that's been in development for over a year, but I only recently got involved. My task involves converting roughly 2,500 KML files into another format, importing these files ...
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Batch convert GeoTIFF's to Garmin Custom Map compatible KMZ files

I have about 600 GeoTIFF map files geo-referenced using New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000 (NZTM2000). Each file is about 140 mb in size. I'd like to convert them to Garmin Custom Maps compatible ...
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How can I generate a properly-aligned shape from a land survey description?

I'm looking through a variety of land surveys from construction permits in Florida, and I'm trying to generate a set of lat/lon points from them, in order to map them out. The surveys list a PLSS ...
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How to convert GeoPDF to ArcGIS with annotations (arcmap original labels)?

I've got a GeoPDF file that contains vector and annotation data (arcmap labels). I need to convert it into a feature class. I've tried to follow the former questions that been asked here: Adding ...
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Convert Polygons,Points,Lines to GML

I've got a vector of Points, Polygons, Lines. And I'm trying to convert the points into a GML file like a Web Feature Service. I've been doing some reading but cant find any methods that can do this? ...
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How can we export shapfile to svg format using Pyqgis

I am doing a project where i have to export file from shapefile to svg format using Pyqgis. i have read some articles regarding simplesvg plugin but i don't know how can we achieve the same task using ...
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Using ArcPy.TableToExcel_conversion in Script Tool removes automatically added data

I'm using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3.0.4322. I have a peculiar occurrence that I don't quite fully understand. I have a Python Script Tool that does a number of different things, to include using the ...
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How to extract points from a Digital Elevation Model in ArcGIS 10.1?

More specifically my question would be if there is a way to create a grid over the digital elevation model in GIS and extract points, or elevational data, from the intersecting points of the grid? I ...
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some shp to dxf converted lines don't show in Autocad

I have a group of vector files that I intend to convert to "DXF" format. But after the conversion, only contour lines(white lines in the red polygon) are not displayed in Autocad. I read some related ...
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Converting *.adf files to *.xyz for XPSWMM?

i am trying to convert adf files to xyz files in order to import them to XPSWMM. i also need the elevation values. however, when i use QGIS to translate the raster files (adf files) to xyz these ...
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ogr2ogr from personal geodatabase to spatialite produces “non-spatial” tables

I have around 4 GB of data in 10 separate Personal Geodatabases, each of which contains multiple feature classes. I'm trying to convert the smallest one to SpatiaLite via ogr2ogr, in preparation for ...
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Converting file geodatabase feature class to KML without using Esri software?

Admin boundaries are available in https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/operations/federated-states-micronesia/dataset/micronesia-federated-states-admin-level-1-boundaries as a file geodatabase (*....
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How to load VRML data into CityEngine

I can't see whether Esri CityEngine supports VRML files directly, or how to load them if they're not supported (the online materials are more marketing-focussed than technical). Is there a ...
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QGIS Exporting WTF file with specific coordinate units

Frustrated newbie here :( -so thanks in advance :) Making a Geo-tiff file to be used by another program (SMT) as "culture" image. That program requires an associated wtf file with the standard format ...
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Is it possible to export 3D model data from SimUrban?

Today I came across a 3D modelling package I haven't seen before - SimUrban. The client wants to migrate their SimUrban project to a more modern system, and the provider who built it is no longer ...
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Export to CAD from Arcgis while preserving the symbology

Is there a way or tool that you can export layers (feature classes - points, lines and polygons) from Arcgis desktop 10.1 into a DWG/DXF, while still preserving the symbol (basic symbol - colours and ...
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Convert field types in GDB with Python

I want to create a python script (ArcGIS 10.1) where I loop through a GDB with several feature classes and select all the fields which are of text type and convert them to float type. I always want ...
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Converting georeferenced .pdf to .tiff in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am attempting to convert a USGS georeferenced pdf to a tiff. I found this help page, which looks pretty simple: https://desktop.arcgis.com/en/desktop/latest/tools/conversion-toolbox/pdf-to-tiff.htm#...
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How to convert inp to shp with Python? [closed]

How would I convert an EPANET .inp file into python lists in order to convert it to .shp files?
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Converting local XYZ to geographic coordinates

I am working with a computer program called PEP for Windows by Airbus, which is able to calculate exact flight paths of an aircraft, based on many inputs like weight, temperature, wind, etc. The ...
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Directional Drilling Survey - Convert end point to LAT/LON

I have a drilling directional survey which looks something like this: MD Incl/Dip Az TVD 0.00 0.00 0.00 142.00 0.09 337.95 142.00 325.00 0.09 202.22 325.00 510.00 1.14 ...
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What system do these coordinates use? (from LinkedGeoData.org)

I have extracted these coordinates from geolinkedata And I don't know what system they are using: (-15.4400797 28.131791000000003) What I know is that they correspond with these WGS84 Coordinates: (...
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Convert x y coordinates to polyline shapefile

I am trying to process output from a model that simulates the movement of particles in groundwater. The program outputs the particle ID number, the x and y coordinates, and the time at which the ...
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How to create ASCII time-series files to make TSM_GUI in TIMESAT? [duplicate]

I would like to create TSM_GUI in TIMESAT, but as an input i have to choose ASCII time-series files, but I have only .tif images. How can i do that? Many thanks
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Converting tif to format for TIMESAT using BEAM VISAT or ERDAS IMAGINE?

How can I convert tif image into a format for TIMESAT software to create a time series? I am using BEAM VISAT or ERDAS IMAGINE program.
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Method to translate PgRouting to ESRI Network Analyst network dataset?

I have a network dataset in a PostGIS database that is set up and routable via PgRouting. I would like to take this dataset and import it into Network Analyst in ArcMap in order to make some ...
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Software that converts from legal description text?

Is there software that takes legal description text as input for conversion to some computer friendly GIS format? For example: Those portions of the North Half of the Southeast Quarter and the ...
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How can I convert climatic text data to raster in QGIS and ArcGIS?

I have been provided with text (*txt) formatted, tabular climatic data. How can I convert climatic text data to raster in QGIS and ArcGIS? In addition to tabular data, the following information is ...
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conversion of *.tif file format to *.hdr file format

I have clipped DEM of a region from SRTM data. It is in .tif format. Now I want the same file in header format (.hdr). How can I convert *.tif file to *.hdr file?
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How to autofill output column in arcmap batch process menu?

Referring to the screenshot, I'd like to know how to fill the output column with unique values that either have the same name as the input files or otherwise have some unique value in each cell. If I ...
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Batch convert tab files to shape files

I've seen several questions asking how to convert .tab files to .shp files in qgis mapinfo etc, which is what I'd like to do. However I have several files and I was wondering if there was a tool ...
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How to combine/merge *.lul files to shape format?

I got multiple files, say 2500, I never heard about lul files before. anyway I visualised it in QGIS after number of attempt in Autocad map 3d and ArcGIS. it is basically like Basemap:Road,parcels, ...
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Converting CALS type rasters for Arcmap?

I have a bunch (think 400+) scanned old portions of maps that are in .cal format, apparently a CALS type raster format. I am able to open them in Autocad Map 3D, but Arcmap does not recognize them. I'...
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ogr2ogr converting ESRI shape to Mapinfo interchange

I'm trying to convert .shp files to .mif files on Ubuntu Linux using ogr2ogr: "ogr2ogr -f "MapInfo file" -dsco FORMAT=MIF mprec.mif mprec.shp" I don't get any errors but when I open the resulting ...
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Understanding the format: WKB from WKT and how to convert the first into the latter

I don't understand which kind of format I have my data. The column name is wkb_geom, so I supposed that data were in WKB format, but then I was checking around and I couldn't find example of it. Data ...
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What's the formula for converting SWEREF99 to WGS84

I have a few hundred rows of data with sweref99 coordinates that I want to plot using Fusion Tables on Google Drive. What formula can I use to convert the two columns of Sweref99 x and y coordinates? ...
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Converting rectangle bounding box from N, S, E, W decimal to a topmost NE, and bottom most SW rectangle

I want to combine two different database applications with a search, and in order to do that I need convert a rectangle box from its N, S, E, W decimal coordinates to a a box that is amde up from a ...
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Map My Fitness TCX to Shapefile

I've been using the Map My Fitness App from under amour for a bit now and I'd definitely recommend it. Where this app falls short is the export of data. It only goes to a Garmin specific TCX format. ...
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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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How to convert map scale 1:10000 to nearest zoom level 16 scale 1:9028

I am making tile map service port for this map http://mapserver.geology.sk/sbd/. When you max zoom this map, you will get scale 1:10000. Tile size is 256px. You can check it here http://mapserver....
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kml to layer error

I tried to use the "KML to Layer" tool in ArcMap 10.2.2 but it always end up in an error showed up the the following image. I hide the directory of the kml file in the image since it does contain my ...
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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 latitude, longitude to EPSG 3857?

I'm looking to study the math involved to see how a given latitude and longitude in decimal degrees can be converted to epsg 3857. Can anybody point to a good reference or a possible python/c/c++/java ...
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Converting Radian Angle to Degrees

I'm trying to migrate my desktop GIS application from Bentley Map to QGIS. Everything seams to be transitioning great, expect the rotated points. The rotation angle they were saved in Bentley was in ...