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

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From text data create a FeatureClass with table with python

I'm searching how the output of one program (text file with some writings, but also with data as numbers, dates, times, coordinates, all separated with commas) can be transformed to a Feature Dataset. ...
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Converting ArcGIS topology rules file (*.rul) to *.txt, *.csv or *.xls for reviewing?

Has anyone converted ESRI's topology rules file (.rul) into another format? I built a complex topology rules set and would like to QC it in something easier to read and work with than ArcCatalog. ...
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How to get default parameter value for script tool from csv file?

I am fairly new to python scripting. I have just figured out how to read and write input parameters for a python script from a csv file. Now I am being asked to pre-populate the script tool dialog in ...
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How can I create a portable script for coordinate conversions to run from USB?

I would like to be able to convert Lat long values in wgs84 to the swedish RT90, the values are in CSV files under headings X and Y. I would like to have this portable, an eg runned in a script in ...
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How can I reload a csv-file within qgis

I use Qgis to illustrate the results from my Matlab simulation. Matlab produces a csv-file which is connected to a shapefile within Qgis. At the moment I have to close and reopen Qgis to show the new ...
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Efficient way to use a CSV to Define a Feature Class

I was provided an Excel Spreadsheet which had the definitions of fields for a feature class. There were several worksheets in the file, each containing field definitions for different feature ...
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How to read csv with WKT geometry in Arcmap?

I have found several parcels I need on a county map viewer. However, the only option to download any of the data is found on a click context menu to "Copy selection as csv" which gives me this: ...
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Can QGIS merge CSV files with different colums? [closed]

I am trying to merge a month's worth of daily CSV files without using ArcGIS. Each file has ~25,000 entries so this is a high data load project. Sample data can be found here. Note that we are using ...
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How to convert a txt file to shp?

I've got a txt/csv file with the utm coordinates and the hights. Now I want to upload this into qgis. This is not a problem so far. The problem is to create a shapefile out of the data with an ...
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How do I plot data stored in an attribute table (really in a database) in qgis

I have a csv of UK postcodes from Ordnance Survey that looks like SE1 0AA,10,531869,179427,E92000001,E19000003,E18000007,E09000028,E05000536 When I import to QGIS using 'Add Delimited Text Layer', ...
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Unable to create shapefile using shapefile.py

I am trying to create shapefile from csv data using shapefile.py but i am constantly getting this error, Traceback (most recent call last): File "createShp_Davis.py", line 31, in <module> ...
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encoding problem with QGIS 1.8 and CSV import

I have following problem with QGIS 1.8. Lisboa (standalone installer, Win 7 Pro 64bit) - I import CSV - text in CP1250 separated with ";" and using "," as decimal separator. I correctly set the ...
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Cannot import csv to dbase via Table_to_Table in ArcMap

I have a csv file with > 5 million records. When I imported it to dbase via Table_to_Table function in ArcMap, it raised ERROR(99999). As a result, only 2 million or so records were imported... How ...
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Exporting climatic tabular data stored in TIF file into CSV

I have a TIF file containing tabular climatic data, described here, which I am trying to export to spreadsheet / CSV format: http://www.helioclim.org/linke/linke_helioserve.html In summary, it is a ...
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spatial data filtering without GIS?

I have access to a database here (description of the columns are also available) containing spatial data in text format and with WGS84-EPSG:4326 coordinates. I would like to only select data in my ...
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How to convert Point coordinates into CSV format?

The GDAL documentation describes how to convert a ShapeFile into CSV data. The layer create options (-lco parameter) allows to prepend the coordinates of Point features to the actual attributes ...
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importing coordinates via a csv file does not work

I tried to manually add point data via a CSV file to an empty project in QGIS 1.8.0. The points do show up all right with the correct coordinates, but already the scale is not correct (using the ...
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Importing Lat/Long coordinates as CSV file & only displaying single point in QGIS

I am using QGIS and trying to import Lat/Long coordinates as delimited text layer. All points show up in my attribute table, however, only one point is displayed on the map? Any ideas?
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How to change precision on a column in the attribute table without losing data?

I have data in an Excel-file that I want to join with a shapefile in my project. The Excel-file contains values like volumes. The Excel-file and the shapefile I want to join it with both contain the ...
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Is the csv handling in QGIS bugged?

I am using QGIS 2.4.0 and sadly it seems that QGIS imported csv files are somewhat bugged. I cannot use imported csv files the same way as shapefiles. It seems that sometimes it is easier to import ...
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How to produce a CSV file from .tif file with elevation data? [duplicate]

just want to ask, I have a .tif file that contains all the elevation of a country. How can I convert that to a CSV file that contains x,y,z values where x and y are the latitude longitude respectively ...
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Null values coerced to zero (0) when exporting to csv or txt

I extracted values from several rasters, and in some cases, the value is null. However, when I export the attribute table to a csv or a txt file (from ArcMap), the null values are converted to 0. Is ...
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How to keep initial zeros when importing csv to dbase in ArcMap

I have a CSV table with millions of records. When I imported in into dbase via ArcMap, those inital zeros in a certain field just went away. E.g. one field show be "01001", but it displayed as "1001". ...
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How to add csv file in QGIS 2.0 using Delimited Text Layer Plugin?

I used to import csv files in previous versions of QGIS using the format below, but when I upgraded to QGIS 2.0 the delimited text layer plugin was changed and I can't import the file anymore. The ...
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Accented characters in csv file appear as '?' when importing to QGIS

The tabular data (.csv file) and the data in the attributes table of the vector (.shp file) I am trying to join includes accented characters - they are place names in Pamana. For example 'Río Abajo' ...
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QGIS: Colour GPS track by speed

sorry íf I might ask this question the 101 time, but I didn't found anything with google or SE. I have a CSV file with WGS84 trackpoints and visualizing them with QGIS textplugin works fine. The log ...
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After joining data from csv file to shapefile, why are all values zero in categorized renderer?

I have joined data from a csv file to my shapefile. The attribute table shows a successful join. I have converted the variable of interest to INTEGER. But when I go through Style to categorize the ...
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How to add point coordinates to a non geo-referenced csv file?

I have a csv file with information but not georeferenced. I'd like to load it in QGIS and add points (with coordinates) in the same file and later save as a shapefile. Is there any way to doing that ...
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How to create a point table from a remote csv file?

The current approach that I am using to load a csv file into a PostGIS enabled database on a server is the following: -- create table CREATE TABLE points( id int, lat double precision, lng double ...
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Convert CSV files into OSM with FME

I have a database which i've exported as individual csv files for each table. Below are some of the attributes which exist from two of the csv files: wayPointID linkID order x y z length ...
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gdal_grid with CSV file and VRT “No point geometry found on layer”

Given the following .vrt file which I manually created: <OGRVRTDataSource> <OGRVRTLayer name="DGM5_BE"> <SrcDataSource>DGM5_BE.txt</SrcDataSource> ...
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Import CSV file into Postgis DB with Location-field formatting?

I am working to import CSV into table in my Postgis Database. First, I created the table Create Table test ( name varchar, created_date Date, location double precision ); When I excuted the ...
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Table join with .csv file results in null fields after join

Similar to questions already asked about .dbf files, I'm attempting to join .csv files to a .gdb or shapefile coverage in QGIS. The tables as added to QGIS prior to the join look fine, but after the ...
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Failed attempt to relate a .csv file of 400 records to a single record in a point data layer

I have the Provincial Groundwater Monitoring Network as a point feature of 39 monitoring wells which includes an attribute for WELL ID. Each monitoring well then has a corresponding .csv file with 400 ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 - problem with exporting a huge geodatabase table to CSV or DBF

ArcGIS 10.0 SP5 @ Windows XP Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9650 (12M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 3 GB RAM In a file geodatabase I have a point feature class with a huge amount of records (over ...
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Joining csv file to vector layer in Processing modeler?

I am trying to join a simple csv file of values to a vector layer within Processing modeler. The match would be on an id held by both files. The csv file has no geometry. I can do this easily in ...
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Is there no editmode for CSV files? [duplicate]

I load a delimited text layer and it get's visuialized. Unfortunatly I don't know why I can't switch to edit mode. I already worked with similar .CSV files in edit mode before, under the same setup :( ...
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QGIS 2.0: Automating tasks, text files and shapefiles

Wondering if it's possible to automate some repetitive tasks in QGIS (2.0). This is my general workflow for importing some xyz type text files from another software package which export (not overly ...
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QGIS - How to avoid -2147483648 value from imported CSV?

I am attempting to join a spreadsheet containing all the CIA Factbook Country Comparison Data (many columns) to the existing Natural Earth world countries shapefile. I followd the tutorial here, but ...
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Best method to convert CSV file of lat/lon and depth data to bathymetry polygon?

I'm trying to create bathymetry polygons based on lat/long and depth data. I have tried several methods and the resulting polygons are clunky. Make XY Event Layer-->Copy Features--> Project--> ...
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Plot csv data on a map

My boundaries shape file has the following attributes; CODE, PROVINCE, AREA, SHAPE_LENG and SHAPE_AREA (note that there are no geo- coordinates). My data on the csv file has the following fields; ...
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Is there a source for free CSV files with geo data and other desired fields? [closed]

I'm writing some software components that process geospatial data. The input data is a CSV with general columns (e.g. name) and geo columns (e.g. city, lat or zip). I would like to test these ...
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CSV rows to Polyline with OGR

I'm not sure if I can complete this operation in one step - but someone might be able to help me. My input file is a csv file with PointID, x, y, z and LineID columns. I'm looking to combine all ...
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Export list of values into csv or txt file

I would like to know how to export in Arcgis a list of values calculated in python script into one of the following data formats: csv, txt, xls, dbase or other. I would also like to know how to create ...
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Batch convert xy to shapefile

I have about 300,000 CSV files which I want to convert to shapefiles, but ArcGIS and QGIS can only convert one CSV at a time. Are there any ways to batch convert my CSVfiles? x y z1 z2 z3 z4 1 2 3 ...
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Why can't I save csv as a shapefile

I am trying to follow the instructions given here, Tutorial: Making Heatmaps using QGIS and GRASS , to build a heat map with my own data. I taken the first step and imported a csv data table into the ...
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Error adding a delimited text layer

Im working with QGIS 1.8.0 and I have been trying to upload a delimited text layer but keep getting the following error : The layer ...
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Tool for exporting las data

Is there any tool available for extracting the X, Y and Z channels from a .las file and exporting them to a .csv or similar file?
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QGIS, making a topo map from an excel file

I will appreciate your help. I am new to QGIS, this question might be common but trough me search I did not find the answer I needed hence my question here. How do I make a topo map ( raster) from ...
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Adding Rasters as Columns in Shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I am currently working on a research project in a lab, and I am fairly familiar with ArcGIS (I'm only in high school and have done some previous work using ArcGIS). I was asked to add 3 columns onto a ...