To break a polyline or polygon into its component line segments. Also to break a multipart feature into its component parts. Also known as "drop".

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Exploding multipart features in qgis using python [duplicate]

I want to explode a multipart layer to singlepart in python. I see through the qgis gui there is a way to do it under vector--geometry--tools--Multipart to Singleparts.. which does what I need, I just ...
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QGIS explode line function fails with OSM file

I am exporting a small extract from OSM. I load the lines(layer 1) into QGIS and apply the function Explode lines. I get the error: Algorithm Explode lines starting... __len__() should return >= 0 ...
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How can I access `processing` with Python?

I want to access the explode lines function in Python outside of QGIS from a standalone script. What module do I have to load in order to use it? How can I access processing? from qgis.core import * ...
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Explode/Decompose Polyline Network with MapInfo

I have a network of polylines which possibly include multi polylines as well. I wish to decompose these polylines into their fundemental line segments so I can produce the following table: Link_ID | ...
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How do I create multiple polylines from single polyline that consists of disjunct sections?

My goal was to create a network of polylines in NHD plus based on start and end points associated with sampling locations. Dissolving by stream name was my first step and has worked just fine for ...