A comma-separated values (CSV) file stores tabular data (numbers and text) in plain-text form.

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Copy Features tool run after Make XY Event Layer on CSV file fails to complete?

Using the Make XY Event Layer tool I converted a table to a layer. I am trying to convert the newly created layer to a feature class in my file geodatabase. I have been able to do this in ...
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Plotting a list of towns in google maps or CartoDB

is there a way to plot a big (700) list of towns on google maps. I don't have any geographic reference, just their names in a .csv file. I've tried uploading using their help pages but it just seems ...
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CartoDB import defaults to string

When uploading CSV files to CartoDB through their web interface, all columns default to string as their data type, despite the CSV file containing a number of number-only columns. An example row is ...
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QGIS Import WKB csv file

I have a csv with a unique field that are the coordinates of thousands of points but in WKB format. How can I import all the features into QGIS? CSV file is like this: ...
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Cannot convert csv file into point shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I can import my large csv file into ArcGis Desktop and I can view it in Catalog and everything looks fine. When I go to 'create feature class' it does not recognize the column that I need to use for ...
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QGIS won't read table columns in CSV import on Mac OS

I am trying to import a CSV file to QGIS, but it ends up looking like my print screen below (program is in Swedish but in the preview window you can how QGIS won't read my data correctly). I can't ...
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QGIS 2.6 How to create a shapefile from an excel file?

I am using QGIS 2.6.1 and have worked in an Excel file database (which was actually converted from a Shape-File). I have managed to convert it as CSV file and load it into QGIS (displays data fine) ...
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Load multi CSV files from local disc to Postgres

I want to load a lot of CSV files from a local disc in an already created postgres database. Which is the easiest way to do that? By using SQL or Java? I suppose that I need a loop for doing that, but ...
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Getting coordinates from random directions

This is an odd question, but was wanting to know if there was a way to get coordinates from random directions. I have about 2000 directions in a spreadsheet column. There is name and a few other ...
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In QGIS, how do I limit decimal places in data I imported as .CSV and joined to a shapefile? [duplicate]

I am importing a csv into QGIS 2.4 with a csvt file that specifies for percent columns Real(2.1) to limit it to 1 decimal place. It imports fine. When I join it to a shapefile, it looks fine. But when ...
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In QGIS how do I edit/save data which has no geometries?

In QGIS I can import data tables (CSV in particular) which have no inherent geometry (and no lat/lon columns) into QGIS. There doesn't seem to be any obvious way to manipulate that data (edit/save). ...
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How to add neighborhood names from shp to csv data points QGIS

I'd like to add the neighborhoods listed in a shp file to the data points in a csv Link to shp Link to csv Here are the data points overlaid on the shapefile map of the neighborhoods. I'd like ...
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How to load a data table as a 'vector layer' using PyQGIS?

This might be a simple problem, but how does one load a simple two column CSV with no associated geometric data? I have given a couple go's via QgsVectorlayer[delimited text, spatialite] types - but ...
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Loading Multiple CSV Files into PostgreSQL Table

I am having multiple CSV files. Those CSV files are the log files created as a result of running a windows batch file. The location of these CSV files lies on the server and i want all these CSV files ...
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How to convert total station data (coordinates) to 3D model? [closed]

i have my coordinates in .csv format and i want to convert it to a usable 3D model. How do i go about this or what software can i use to achieve this?
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Displaying real-time CSV data in OpenLayers 3?

is there a good way to display real-time csv data with OpenLayers 3? ...
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Geoserver WFS 2.0 CSV Output Multiple Features/typeNames

I'm setting up an export function so that users may download data from a Geoserver WFS 2.0 service in a variety of the supported formats. The service has multiple FeatureTypes which should be ...
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Including js file in openlayer.js file

I have this code for showing markers on map: function addUserLayerCSV(){ layer1 = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("CSV", { projection: epsg6316, strategies: [new ...
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Showing csv file on map

Does OpenLayers support the uploading and rendering of CSV files? If it does, how? I used this code and it didn't help. var curLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("layer", { protocol: new ...
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Is there a QGIS alternative for ArcMap's Append (to Shapefile) Data management tool?

Is there something out there for QGIS that is similar to the Append Tool in ArcMap? Reason I am looking: I am currently working on a storm drainage project that involves GPSing Storm drain lids. My ...
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Why won't my csv file imported as a vector layer have attribute table headers?

I have a .csv file that has unique identifiers that I'd like to join with some legislative district shapefiles in QGIS. I've done this before, and the joins all worked fine -- and technically it still ...
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Via PyQgis how to refresh a modified CSV layer without having to reopen the file? [duplicate]

UPDATED: With an CSV layer Qgis workspace [loaded as a delimited text layer], an external algorithm is ran; outputting (writing) new values to certain rows in the layers source CSV file. The writing ...
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Extracting/Exporting coordinates from polygons (shape) to text?

Is there any well working way to extract the X and Y coordinates of a polygon from shapefile to some sort of text (preferably csv)? The whole process should be somehow done automated through a ...
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convert csv to kml or geojson, etc using ogr2ogr (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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csv data into an .xml Workspace Document to import into my geodatabase?

I'm looking to import data into my geodatabase from an .xml file using the import XML workspace document utility that comes from right clicking the geodatabase in ArcCatalog . Only problem is my ...
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Importing csv file in QGIS including names and description [closed]

I'm just getting to learn QGIS. I want to make a map (Google maps) where I can map all our customers from our database. Including names and even better: description, address, telephone, etc. All this ...
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How to output coordinates from a shapefile to a GMT or CSV file in QGIS?

I want to get the coordinates for a line shapefile as csv or gmt files. I click create "new layer" - "new shapefile layer" - I check the "line" box and then "OK". Then I make my shapefile. When I ...
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How to use a csv file to add values to a value map?

I'm trying to populate a value map in the edit widget with some values from a csv file. Could anyone let me know what format the csv file has to be in? At the moment I have just a list of ...
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Can't get pyshp to work when converting csv to point file [closed]

I've been hammering at it for ages, but I just can't get pyshp to work. The csv file looks like this: lon,lat -122.5163113, 45.55324148 -95.1719409, 29.97979461 153.0072888, -27.45988559 etc, ...
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Columns decimalLatitude and decimalLongitud not recognized while creating a layer from a csv file in QGIS

I'm using QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour to create a layer from a csv file. When I try to define the geometry and assign the x y coordinates sources, I'd expect QGIS to recognize the decimalLongitud and ...
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send csv with polygon or line in gps data

I want to send a csv with a polygon or line to show it in cartoDB map but when I try to send data to the server I don´t know the exact way to send the info. for polygon some think like this. ...
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From CSV file (latitude and longitude fields) to point .shp

How i create a new point shapefile from CSV table? If i have a CSV file with a latitude and longitude fields, is there a method for to have in output a puntal shapefile?
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Making data joined from Excel independent in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I have joined some data from Excel (.csv) "text" to my attributes table of one feature class. However I can't edit it. I found out it is still connected to Excel file from where I added it, and I need ...
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AutoCad Line generation from csv script

I have the coordinates of a start point, from that start point I captured the angles from a traverse boundary and distances to multiple other points. How can I set up a csv file that when I run in ...
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Region partitions (shapefiles) comparison in ArcMap 10

I have 2 shapefiles, in each file the region is divided into zones. Each zone from 1st ("large") file is "almost" a union of a few zones from 2nd ("small") file. Specifically, for each union in ...
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Is there an easier way to refresh a joined CSV?

I'm working with data that gets updated sporadically. Essentially, I have a CSV which defines which postal codes belong to certain sales reps, and these postal codes might shift around. I made ...
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Line Layer from Point to Point CSV file using QGIS?

My question is probably a basic QGIS question but I could not find something that would work for me. I have a file of the following format: where each from/to is a point that is already inserted ...
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How to import geometry data from csv file to postgres?

I have geometry file in *.xls file, but when I save in *.csv it say "some feature in your workbook might be lost if you save it as CSV (Comma delimited)" however I keep that file anyway and when I ...
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How to import `numeric` fields from csv to dbf in ArcGIS?

I am trying to import a CSV into a DBF using ArcCatalog (10.1). In the field map, pictured below, I can only set an ID field to Long, Text, Double, etc. But there is no Numeric type as in DBF and ...
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Reading .csv file in QGIS [duplicate]

I am trying to join a .csv file with a .shp file in QGIS but QGIS is unable to read the data in my .csv file as it indicated that the variables are string of length and precision 0. As a result, I am ...
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CartoDB data load from csv file error

I’m having some troubles importing data from a cvs file with street addresses and the logs are not providing any meaningful information. I installed CartoDB locally on Mac OSX 10.10. Following are ...
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ArcGis Join Data CSV Problem [duplicate]

I have been trying to use ArcGis Desktop and ran into some problems while joining the data from a csv file with the shp file. I can see the attributes that have been added in the attribute table but ...
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Conversion of CSV file in MyGeoData Converter - XY columns not recognized

Recently I have tried to import various CSV files with XY coordinates to MyGeoData Converter. In some cases I got a message: Selected data does not have a spatial part! For example, this file ...
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ArcGIS 10. Convert dbf to csv or similar in ArcPy without cursors

I have many dbf's created by the Spatial Analyst Sample tool. I would like to convert those dbf's into csv's or space delimited (or any text for that matter). I can't seem to find the ArcPy equivalent ...
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Ideal file format for QGIS that allows mixed geometry types?

I have a spreadsheet for an archaeological project that is hosted on Google docs. This allows multiple contributors to edit and update the table as revisions and field data comes in. The table is not ...
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What is a purpose of parameter 'separater' in mapnik csv plugin datasource?

What is the purpose of the parameter 'separater' in the Mapnik CSV plugin DataSource Example of the code: parameters p; p["type"]="csv"; p["inline"]=quotedStr; ...
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Operations between shape layer and csv layer

I've got a question for you! I have a .shp layer containing point geometry with xy coordinates in the attributes (left) and a .csv layer containing a square Origin/Destination matrix(right): I ...
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matching shape file to csv within QGIS - all strings

I am trying to link a csv to a shape file using the method as described in this tutorial: http://maps.cga.harvard.edu/qgis/wkshop/join_csv.php It seems to work fine but the problem is that the csv ...
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Pass Data as a String Using Mapnik CVS Plugin

I am new in mapnik and c++ I need Help. I have a code written in C++ that read a data using postGis .The Sample Code is given Below: parameters p; p["type"]="postgis"; ...
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Plotting Postal Codes from .csv Files in QGIS

I have Canadian postal code data that I would like to plot. This data is currently stored in a simple .csv file. At the moment the only other data I have is FSA data from Statistics Canada. Is ...