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Is it possible to connect a libreoffice database to qgis?

Is it possible to connect a libreoffice database to qgis? I developed a database for our exploration points and would like to connect it directly to QGIS instead of exporting to csv.
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PostGIS database design: For polygon data

I am designing a spatial database using PostGIS. My main aim of this spatial database is to organize Administrative (250 polygon layer) and postal layers (154 layers) in a database. These layers ...
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Linked Excel file with Coordinates to Shapefile QGIS

There may not be an answer to this as I have yet to find anything from my searches but here goes. I have an excel file which is continually updated my multiple users. Within the excel file each row ...
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POI database of tourist attractions, or POI database with popularity index

I'd like to build a list of popular points of interest and tourist attractions for many/every city in the world. Is there any sort of dataset that I can use for this which either contains only popular ...
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OSM update without loosing own additional data

I have added data (e.g. name keys) to my OSM PostgreSql database. How can I update my database without deleting or overwriting this data? In other words, how can I merge newer OSM data to my existing ...
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Cloud based database solution [closed]

I'm looking for a cloud based database solution where I can store about 1 GB worth of tabular data and both myself and my client can access to perform SQL queries. I'm looking for this database to ...
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Postgis/SpatiaLite SQL query to connect MySQL, Access or Oracle database

In SpatiaLite or Postgis, how can one create a SQL query to read a table from a MySql or Oracle database? I don't know **the correct SQL syntax to connect to a table in a MySql or Oracle database **....
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Is there any map API that allows you to pull an address range from a polygon?

I've seen a lot of answers saying you can't draw polygons and get the exact addresses of all of the places contained; thankfully, I don't need so much info. I'm looking for a way to get a vague ...
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QGIS: multiple values in a single field of the attribute table

This is my first question on this site: it is probably already been exposed many times, but try to forgive me if I could not find it. Secondly, English is not my native language, I will try to be as ...
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Google Maps, HERE maps data in one database

I want to create a database from HERE and Google Maps to combine with my data. Then I create an application that can use this database. Basically I want to host the server with Google and here map ...
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Using ArcPy to get all database names within server?

I am trying to populate a folder with ArcSDE database connection files for all the databases within a server instance. I need to be able to do this for several of our servers. Although I know within ...
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Export SQL table with images to Qgis

In MySQL Workbench 6.3 CE I created a table with some columns. One of this columns is of data type 'BLOB' to insert an image. Now i am looking for a way to export this table and import this table ...
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QGIS, Postgis: Geometry type does not match column type

I'm trying to import some polygon shapefiles to Postgis in QGIS via SPIT. One of them can't be imported and returns this error: ERROR: Geometry type (Polygon) does not match column type (MultiPolygon)...
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How to fix: update of view in private qgis.db failed error

After a change in permissions, I started to get this error message: Update of view in private qgis.db failed. table vw_srs already exists I know that changing the ownership of the db or deleting ...
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Spatial databases learning resources for newbies

Would be taking up a course on spatial databases next semester. Would anybody know a newbie friendly introductory resource? A vendor neutral one would be preferable. Thanks.
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Can't upgrade to PostGIS 2.2

I am running on MAC OSX El Capitan. My version of postgres is 9.4.5.0. My PostGIS version is 2.1.7. I cannot upgrade to PostGIS 2.2, because when I am trying to do, it pops "PostGIS requires SFCGAL >= ...
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How to convert a complex project of shape files to a spatialite database?

We have a QGIS project made of ~10 shape file layers. The layers are saved on a shared server, and the project is used on different computers. Recently polygons and polylines have been been ...
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mapbasic - how to link my database in my mapbasic coding

I'm creating a tool in MapBasic that identifies the PCI clash in 4G I need help: How do I add database data into MapBasic? How can I calculate mod values and colour the output in MapInfo based on ...
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Linking file geodatabase and ArcSDE?

My office does a lot of field work where we log points via the Collector app. Those points are then always exported to a geodatabase feature class for further editing and analysis. If edits and ...
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Edits, When Adding to Geodatabase, Revert to Default in ArcMap

ArcMap 10.3.1 I have several shapefiles that I am attempting to edit in the following way. 1) Right click on shapefile -> properties -> add hyperlink capability to a field in the attribute table -> ...
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Where can I obtain an up-to-date list of US ZIP Codes with Latitude and Longitude Geocodes?

NOTE: This began as a question on Stack Overflow, which has subsequently been closed. I also noticed a similar question about Most Up-To-Date Source for US Zip Code Boundaries, but I believe this ...
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Connecting CartoDB to existing MySQL database

I'm trying to create a simple heat map based on longitudinal and latitudinal map coordinates that can be transferred from a database on MySQL that I've created. I read that CartoDB can be connected to ...
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How to insert data into postgis database table?

I am a newbie in spatial database, so I am having lots of issues even in small tasks and now I am having some issue with inserting data to the table. I have followed the postgis documentation but ...
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Registering database to ArcGIS for Server gives null error?

I'm trying to register a database to ArcGIS for Server 10.2.0 from the web server manager using sde file from ArcMap. The connection works fine in ArcMap. But when registering I'm only getting a "...
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How to create template_postgis database?

I wrote the following code to psql (Sql Shell) createdb -T template_postgis nyc; but does not work because syntax error . trying to make an example of the links related aim GeoServer. I have ...
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Hydrology, operational rainfall-runoff models

I am trying to collect information about operational rainfall-runoff models used around the world. I hope to build database with country outline with attached information what organization is covering ...
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BLOB TYPE in Arcmap

I created an excel spreadsheet which converted to blob type when i imported it into ArcMap .I am trying to view the BLOB type field in ArcMap because I want to join this blob field to a common field ...
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Are there alternatives to the Google Places API, for lat/long retrieval?

I am looking for an alternative API to Google places both free and paid to extract location data (lat/long) for business locations i.e all of the "coffee shops in London". I have looked at Factual, ...
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How do I set up a PostgreSQL database for use with PostGIS and GeoDjango?

The Django docs say to use createdb -T template_postgis geodjango but I already have a database set up. While trying to find out what this actually does and a way to apply it to an existing ...
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is there any direct access to Mapbox data? (similar to CartoDB's sql api)

I've been asked to add a form to a map that will write data in the background (e.g., ajax to a magic file that does datawrites and some emailing, notifications etc) and a new marker will be added to ...
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Osm2pgsql failed due to error when I try to import data into PostgreSQL

I am using the following link to install openstreetmap server on my ubuntu 14.04 server. I have followed their tutorial line by line and installed most of the dependencies and everything. When I try ...
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Change dbase table alias

How can I change the alias of a dbase table without completley renaming the file? I've tried right clicking the the file, opening properties, and changing the alias, but it will not allow me to edit ...
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Setting up a GIS server or platform

Sorry for my lack of knowledge. I have been using GIS for a while but just for analysis and don't know much about the data side of the business. Recently my boss asked me to think about setting up a ...
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Future for geospatial on App Engine?

2 years ago, this question was posted here at Gillies's blog, on date of 2009-05-15. Future for geospatial on App Engine? At that time there was no news relating to any apps of GIS web services ...
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Web map linked to database that shows one spatial location at a time

I have a simple database with a record for each research project that occured on a national forest. Each project area is associated with a polygon, and there are around 200 polygons that are piled ...
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How is a database related to a .mxd file?

What exactly is an mxd file, and how is it related to a database? Can a single database have multiple mxd files?
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What are the Pros and Cons of hstore data type in postgis?

PostgreSQL has a module named hstore that implement the use of key/value pairs (it's something like the OpenStreetMap model, but in a single table). What are the Pros and Cons of hstore regarding GIS ...
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Global roads information prefrably with traffic volume

Im looking for a high quality global roads database. The only constraints I have is that it should be completely open (even foe commercial use) I have looked into some publicly available databases ...
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What are shapefiles, layer files, and databases and what are their relationships? [duplicate]

What exactly is a shapefile in ArcGIS, and how is it related to a database or a layer file. What are the differences between these 3 things?
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What is a database in ArcGIS? [closed]

I was wondering in general, what exactly is a database and is there a difference between that and a geodatabase? I was also wondering when you would use a database as part of ArcGIS. Do you make one ...
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Switch between test and production database in ArcMap?

I have two Oracle 11g databases, one for testing (tst.world) and one for production (prd.world). Except when I am trying out new things, they have exactly the same table structure. In ArcCatalog I ...
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Tag for calculating way length in osm2pgsql?

There is a special tag 'way_area' in osm2pgsql creating a database column that stores the area of polygon features. So is there something like this for calculation of length of line objects?
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Combining Datasets from multiple scraped data CSV files using FME [duplicate]

My main goal is to collect information of US Golf courses located in the United States and geocode them to create a meaningful map. I was able to scrape from four sites in which I created 4 CSV ...
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Create an ArcCatalog OLE DB Connection using Python

Is it possible to create an OLE DB connection (*.odc) to a database in ArcGIS 10 , but using Python instead of the ArcCatalog GUI wizard? I don't need to necessarily create a file on disk, just make ...
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How to use NewSQL Database with GPS tool with Node.JS as server side programming

I am a web project manager and I want to create a website to show current position of cars on the map (google or ARC). I know how to create the website, but I don't know how to fetch the longitudes ...
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Where to store lat/lon data with additional informations?

I have huge database of lat/lon GPS coordinate points. For every point, I have several other variables (height, surface type, temperature, pressure...). Also, data will be changed every day and old ...
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QGIS: Edits in attribute table are not updated in Postgis database. Why?

As the title say. I edit values in the attribute tables of my QGIS project but there is no update to the database. I refreshed in QGIS as well as the database. What else do I need to do?
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Adding data column by column in postgreSQL database

I organize my data in different txt files and dat. files, mostly in each file there is one specific column of data. Now I want to import and combine 4 of them to create a table. Say I have one file ...
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Adding a column of WKT format in the table (postgreSQL)

I want to include this column of data that are in WKT format (they are mostly straight lines). What data type should I use? I need to create this database for mapping. There are about 30000 features ...
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How to change field length with ArcObject?

I want to change some string field in sdegeodatabse with bellow code. The code are running without any problem. but after running, filed length return to default length. What am i missing? static ...