To merge features based on specified attributes.

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How to convert building outlines to Polygons?

I have line vector layer which contains contours of buildings in the form of separate segments. I want to convert lines to polygons (QGiS 2.17) but it doesn't work. I'm trying to solve this problem ...
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Why doesn't Dissolve with stats plugin work in QGIS 2.14?

In ArgGIS 9.3 there is a function of ArcToolBox named Summary Statistics (Analysis). I'm finding a similar function on QGis. One of these is Dissolve with stats (plug in) but on my version of QGIS (...
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QGIS Dissolve: Limit output file format to .shp only

I'm new to QGIS and recently I've been trying to dissolve two large shapefiles together after they have been merged. It's taking an awful lot of time for each operation and I'm trying to speed up the ...
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PostGis - st_union polygons, keep sum of attribute

There are multiple My current query is: SELECT (ST_Dump( ST_Union( way ) )).geom AS way, 10000 AS way_pixels FROM ( SELECT way, way_pixels, ...
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How to dissolve by two fields?

I have a shapefile with many polygons in it. I want to dissolve by two fields. Is there any possible way to dissolve this by NAMA_KPH and PL15_ID?
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Converting Road Lines to a Binary Raster Image

I got road data from the USGS database and imported it into QGIS. And I want to transform it into a binary raster image that looks like this in QGIS (this is only a processed screen shot but I want ...
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ArcGIS Dissolve/SQL group by

I have a GIS layer that has thousands of Facility IDs. For each Facility ID there can be multiple Chemical ID's. For each chemical ID there is a maximum of 3 zone types. Zone A, B, C. But there is not ...
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ArcGIS 10.3 Dissolve tool splitting up lines, not dissolving them

I have noticed strange behaviour with the Dissolve tool so tried a test on three line segments, snapped to the same central point. The line segments each consist of exactly two vertices i.e. the end ...
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SAGA Gis and QGIS: difficulties in dissolving polygons

I am new in using GIS and I'm having some problems in properly dissolving some polygons. In particular, I have a single layer with about 3,000 polygons (protected areas), some of which overlap (the ...
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Assigning common field value to segments between two points using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I have a shapefile with polylines connecting points. Instead of having one single polyline connecting two points, there exist a number of consecutive segments ...
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Traces outside polygons after merging several polygons together

I'm using ArcMap 10.3.1 I have a polygon shape file for areas upstream of 5 monitoring sites. I used dissolveand merge to merge all these polygons together. You can download the resulting shape file ...
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How to create one attribute containing multiple adjacent parcels?

I'm trying to upload town parcel data to my Garmin GPS from Esri. Garmin registers each attribute as an entirely different file, and requires you to 'turn on' each file to display it on the GPS. This ...
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merge overlapping polygons with spatialite

The green points, buffered by one of the point attributes, should result in the three areas outlined in red (a table with three rows): I'd like to do it in spatialite. How can I do that? If it's ...
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QGIS Dissolve skips polygons

I'm having trouble with the dissolve function in QGIS. Is it because of an overlap? It's not a GRASS layer, just shapefiles. I'm new with GIS software in general. Searched for similar problems but ...
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Unsplit line Reversing Line Direction [closed]

I am using the unsplit line tool and I noticed that the direction of the lines with multiple segments is getting switched the opposite direction while the single sections seem to continue in the ...
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ArcPy Dissolve Statistics Fields - fixed into variable

How can I change this fixed POP column into my variable: field = parameters[1].valueAsText. It says syntax error everytime. StatField = "POP MIN;POP MAX" arcpy.Dissolve_management(in_features, ...
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Dissolve Management in Python

I have a simple code that is pulling together polygon shapefiles from a Windows folder and merging them together into a single shapefile. In the same code, I want to add a dissolve command. My fields ...
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Merge and dissolve overlapping polygons?

I have a situation in which I have both network buffers and circular buffers around the same points (as separate feature classes), and I want to merge the buffers and dissolve into one polygon for ...
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Arcgis dissolve output has greater area than inputs

I've been using dissolve to successfully merge polygons (which may or may not overlap) representing mining tenements so that I can calculate their total coverage area (using the geodesic area ...
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QGIS classifying vector data

I am trying to classify a shapefile based on rule set, following this tutorial. This is the result: What I want to ask is: 1. How to insert the classification result (water, land etc) into the ...
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Dissolving while retaining field informations in the same entry instead of multiple entries

I have 1520 covenants. Many covenants have more than 1 VM symbols attached to it, currently showing as rows. EG. Covenant #97 has 4 VM Symbols, with the VM Symbols 1, 67, 117 and 171. How do I change ...
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Dissolve overlapping polygons according to percent overlap using PostGIS?

I have a shapefile with convex hull polygons, all in the same layer/shapefile. Some of the polygons overlap (not duplicate polygons). I would like to dissolve/union the polygons which overlap with ...
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Merging multiple fields with same parcel id yet different attribute values, while keeping all fields?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I have a property parcel layer that when Intersected, each parcel is broken up into hectares of different land covers. My question is can this be merged (or ...
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How to dissolve polygons that overlap both on each other in QGIS?

I have two layers of polygons with landcover classes(meadows, cropland, forest, ect) They overlap in both directions, i.e like a zipper. I need to dissolve them by one attribute (Class) so I can have ...
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Dissolving redundant fields in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a map of a small neighbourhood. I'm trying to label these but because of the grid being squares the objects are split and therefore showing two two or more labels of each location. I'm trying ...
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Combining adjacent shapefiles and merging neighbor polygons currently divided by quad boundaries

The project I'm working on has been mapping ecological sites in ArcGIS on a quad-by-quad basis for the past 10 years. When entered into GIS, each quad has its own shapefile and the sites are cut off ...
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Dissolve a polyline feature class so that touching features dissolve into a single feature

I'm trying to dissolve a polyline feature class so that spatially intersecting features become a single feature. When I run the Dissolve tool, setting Create multipart features and Unsplit lines both ...
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Dissolve line segments in QGIS if they touch and fall within the same class. (tools or script?)

I have line segments that have the following 3 attributes (Class, start_point, end_point). I would like to merge/dissolve line segments that fall within the same class if they intersect (touch). i.e. ...
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Dissolve overlapping polygons in SAGA

I've got the following (2D!) situation of overlapping polygons: I would like to have the polygon border dissolved such that I have only one polygon left. I thought this was a definitive case for ...
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Dissolving in ArcMap gives “Invalid Topology [Duplicate Segment.]”

I am attempting to use the dissolve tool on a shapefile, but it fails with the error: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. Invalid Topology [Duplicate segment.] I tried checking and repairing ...
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Dissolving with PostGIS slow and results in large table?

I am having a table of polygons with some 15 Mio. records. The polygons hold an attribute called "dn" with integer values between 0 and 6. My goal is to simplify that table so that polygons below a ...
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Invalid parameters using ArcPy dissolve and statistics_fields

I am trying to use the Dissolve_management tool using ArcPy. I keep getting an error that reads "Parameters are not valid.", and I cannot figure out where I am going wrong. Here is the code: env....
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Dissolving contiguous clusters of polygons and identifying them separately in attribute table of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a layer comprised of about 500,000+ simplified polygons that resulted from converting raster cells to polygons with raster cell values assigned to them. When I select the resultant polygons by ...
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Dissolve in python script not working correctly

I have a python script that merges 12 shapefiles into 1 shapefile with about 75k total records. I want to dissolve the latter shapefile on a particular field, and SUM another field, so my final ...
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Mulitpart dissolve equivalent with SQL Server

SQL Server 2012 has introduced a handy set of geographic aggregate functions that is well summarized here. Among the aggregate functions are UnionAggregate and CollectionAggregate. UnionAggregate is ...
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Dissolving polygons in a large dataset

I need to dissolve polygons by the ID attribute in a large dataset (+-1gb shapefile). I have been struggling to find an efficient method to do this. I have tried the following methods: Postgis ...
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QGIS 2.12 Lyon - SAGA dissolve tool keep only one column of data

I have installed QGIS 2.12 Lyon and I need to dissolve multiple polygons according to one column in the dbf file (my layer is a shape file). I have used SAGA "Polygon dissolve by attribute" algorithm ...
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PostGIS: How to dissolve vector data

I have a few scenarios where I need to dissolve vector data, and I'm wondering how to do this using PostGIS. What would the queries look like to perform these operations? Below I'll describe the ...
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Dissolving and labeling time enabled data using ArcGIS Online?

I have 12 feature classes with time-enabled data (~4000 polygons each), where each polygon corresponds to an administrative unit between certain years. So a polygon can appear several times or only ...
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Dissolve using GDAL/OGR?

I'm trying to dissolve a shapefile according to a field using Python 2.7.10 and I don't want to use ArcPy. Is there any way to do this using GDAL/OGR?
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Dissolve multiple polygons into one based on background layer

I have a layer of regions (25 regions) and a layer with thousands of polygons. I want to dissolve this into 1 polygon for each region (so I can calculate the exact geometry). I used the dissolve tool ...
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Overlapping polygons and features and how to dissolve

I am new to GIS area and also new to any software that can modify the GIS. I am currently working with South Australia map I have download from Australian census site. I am using QGIS to load the ...
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Dissolving Features from different Layers

I'm trying to dissolve polygon features from different layers by their FID. If two polygons have the same FID the result should be one single polygon. Maybe this drawing will help to make clear what I'...
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Deleting 'garbage' nodes after polygon dissolve

I work with QGIS 2.10.1 on Windows 7 (x64). I have dissolved polygons from an attribute value and the polygons geometries being not perfectly joined together, I get some 'garbage' nodes I need to ...
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Dissolving shapefile but retain attribute fields

Is there any way to dissolve shapefile but keep attributes fields in the same time? This is how I want to retain fields: There are two fields I want to conserve in a shapefile. The first column is ...
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Dissolving a TIN using python/ogr binding

I have a TIN model where I remove some of the triangles (see fig. 1). Most of the triangles touch on one edge, some on one vertice. I would now like to generate a polygon shapefile containing the ...
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Identify polygons greater than n-th percentile and perform further analyses using arcpy

My goal is to identify tracts that are above the 99 percentile of a variable (xvar), to dissolve contiguous tracts by summing a variable (yvar), and to get the coordinates of the centroids (...
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How to Dissolve Polygons Inside a Feature Class Based on Attribute Conditions

I have a large shapefile (saleArea.shp) which includes hundreds of small adjacent polygons. I would like to dissolve the polygons based on some conditions from tValues field into 5 bigger groups like ...
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Dissolve overlapping polygons in R

Is there an analogue of ArcGIS Dissolve function in R? I need to dissolve the overlapping polygons and create a single part object. I was trying to use gUnionCascaded, but it creates a multipart ...
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Identifying a cluster of polygons based on attributes

I'm trying to identify a cluster of contiguous parcels that, when combined, add up to at least a given size and, when combined, have an assessed property value less than a given $ amount. I have a ...