An extent is the minimum bounding rectangle (xmin, ymin and xmax, ymax) defined by coordinate pairs of a data source. All coordinates for the data source fall within this boundary.

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ArcGIS: Goode Homolosine Projection and Inconsistent Extents

I recently posted about a problem in ArcGIS using the Goode Homolosine (Land) projection with the Project Raster tool HERE. The problem was related to a bug with that tool, and a workaround solution ...
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Copy GeoTIFF metadata to TIFF using ArcPy

I have conducted some image manipulation on GeoTIFFs in a program and the resulting TIFFs now have no spatial information attached. Their x,y origins are (0,0). Since these processed images are of ...
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How to keep leaflet tooltips within visible map view

I have a map with panning and zooming disabled, creating a bounding box. This map has a geojson layer with features and tooltips displaying underlying data. The issue is when the user mouses over ...
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Selecting features within bounding box using QGIS?

What is the best way within QGIS to select all of the features within a rectangular bounding box? Is it necessary to create a separate layer with the box, then to use the intersection tool within ...
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Projected raster data has inconsistent extent but not shapefile

I want to calculate the average value of a raster file within each polygon boundary of my shapefile. Because I want to preserve area I wish to use the Goode Homolosine (Land) projection. The original ...
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How to find the extent of (many) EPSG CRSes?

I want to map the geographic extents / bounding boxes of a lot of EPSG CRSes. At least, those with a rectangular geographic extent. For example, take epsg:2004, visiting that page shows the extent ...
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How to arrange own tiles without projection in OpenLayers 3?

I have own tiles (.png) of 512x512 pixels and I would like to display them in OpenLayers 3 without projection (for now). Therefore I found a way to use the ZOOMIFY projection but with a ...
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Expanding raster extent with ArcPy?

How can i expand extent of a raster image with Python as the image shown in below. I have the coordinate information of a raster image such as Xmin Ymin Xmax Ymax,how can i expand its extent based on ...
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find minimum covering circle for given points (long,lat)

Hi need to be able to calculate a bounding box or circle for Given points (latitude and WGS84 longitude). Would it be possible for someone to give me some pointers / Example on how to do this Thanks.
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How to get bounding box from a postgis database in terms of degrees?

How do you obtain the bounding box for a postgis database in terms of degrees (latitude in degrees and longitude in degrees)?
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How to set QGIS mapCanvas to exact values

My QGIS 2.8.2 standalone app's mapCanvas fills a central widget with a fixed quadratic size x=y=1000 pixels. When I set the mapCanvas extent() to an area defined quadratic as well given by a ...
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Indexing PostGIS table by tile boundaries

I have a PostGIS table with 2M rows, all Points. I'm creating tiles from the data, but it's quite slow. Although I have the normal geometry indexes enabled on the table, I wonder if it's possible to ...
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Zooming to ArcGIS JavaScript API graphic feature, but not to full extent?

I feel there must be an easy solution for this because I can't be the only one who's had this need before. I have a Python based geoprocessing service that gets called in my web app. The web app ...
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How to create an Atlas based on point attributes?

Essentially I am wanting to produce an atlas based on a categorical field in a point layer. i.e. I have a point layer of childcare providers with the categorical field "Provision". I've categorized ...
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Changing the extent of a Shape file in ArcMap for distrubution modelling in R

I am currently trying to create a species distribution model in R using maxent. The shape file I have is a map of an island. When viewed in ArcMap it has a set extent--in Lat and Long. I can ...
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How to quantify the coverage area?

I have a task where I shall quantify AIS coverage in a predefined geographical area. The AIS is a system where automated positional data is sent from ships to base stations. I have AIS data with ...
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How to print only a selection of the map using MapFish Printing Module?

I am working on a GIS API that uses OpenLayers 2. I want to make snapshots of a selected region. For example. I draw a rectangle, and the MapFish Printing Module would print only the selected region. ...
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NHD layers won't redraw in ArcGIS 10.1 at small scale?

If I am already zoomed in to a smaller scale and then add the NHD Hydrography dataset (already clipped to just Texas), I can see all the NHDFlowlines, NHDAreas, and other layers that come in the ...
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How to restrict panning in QGIS to a given extent

I'm going to build a QGIS standalone application. According to the requirements full extent equals to the extent of a predefined rectangle (say bounding box of a parcel). The application should start ...
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Properly setting Extents in Arcpy Using path

I am trying to set the extents of my processing using Arcpy, but when my processing is completed, there has been no change to the extents (it results in an extent that did not go as large as I ...
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XYZ bounding box of a spherical polygon

I'm looking for an algorithm to calculate the 3d bounding box of a spherical polygon - i.e. the min/max X, Y and Z over that part of the surface of a unit sphere. The purpose is to aid fast ...
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GeoDjango and bug with bounding box query

Just some context first, I have a postgres database with PostGIS extension, running under a GeoDjango wrapper. I have a weird bug that hopefully someone can shed some light on. I'm running a query ...
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Line features disappear when a particular area of the map is drawn

I've been creating line features in a polyline feature class and I just experienced a strange drawing error that I can't quite understand. Background: I have existing features in outside of the ...
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PostGIS 3D bounding box query that envolves all 3 axes (xyz)

I have some experience with PostgreSQL, but not with PostGIS, and for the life of me I can't make my bounding box take the Z axis into account. I have a points table with XYZ columns. I add another ...
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bounding box - generate coordinates

I will be using mongodb database which supports data on an Euclidean plane (not spherical). I will be performing queries which return all points within a box. For the box I need to specify the upper ...
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How to define map extents based on a feature's geometry?

There is a polygon geometry in my QGIS project which represents the extents of my map. Does anybody know how to use the data defined override to get the X/Y min and X/Y max coordinates of the polygon ...
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Generate polygons for each map extent in ArcGIS DDP layout

I have a set of maps I am creating with Data Driven Pages. Each map has a scale and rotation set by the feature class that is driving the map creation. I would like to create a polygon that is the ...
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OL3 bbox strategy on geoJSON vector layer?

I try to improve my current OL-3 webmap to load less payload using the bbox strategy. So I altered my code similar to the bbox examples out there: overlayGroup.getLayers().extend([ new ...
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Openlayers 3 containsExtent

According to the API: ol.extent.containsExtent(extent1, extent2) checks to see whether extent1 is contained by extent2. With the following variables: extent1 = [-93, 44, -94, 45]; extent2 = ...
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Clipping Feature Classes by Data View Extents with ArcPy?

Have a fully functional script about 90% of the time. It is that 10% that is really bothering me and I cannot seem to deduce a solution. Script will take the user defined dataframe view extents and ...
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Rectangular bounding box curved in D3.js

I am trying to project polygons to a map with a static background image using D3.js. The polygons looked slightly off in relation to the background so I drew the bounding box of the image, and sure ...
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Directly querying a raster

I've done tons of work within ArcGIS to analyze and process rasters. I'm pretty well knowledgeable on that subject. A question has come in from my coworker who is attempting to populate elevation data ...
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Efficient way of determining polygon intersection with bounding box

I have a set of polygons, and I need to check whether they are intersecting with a given bounding box(rectangle). What I am doing is, I am taking every vertex of polygon and checking whether it's ...
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Check shape orientation

I have a shapefile with many minimum bounding box (envelope) polygons and I need to find out, if the boxes are rather landscape or portrait format. (See pic below, one of the selected boxes should be ...
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Cropping a Shapefile into a Rectangular Box with Python pyshp

Using 'pyshp' I am hoping to reduce the set of US highway shapefiles to only those in Puerto Rico. The idea is very easy since I only need those pieces which fit into the window. >> import ...
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extend extent of geoJSON layer - Leaflet

I am zooming to the extent of a set of geoJSONs collected in a FeatureGroup with this call: map.fitBounds(myFeatureGroup.getBounds()); ...I would like to extend the extent a bit; as it is the ...
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In a GeoTiff, what unit are extents in?

I was looking at the GDAL metadata of a USGS GeoTiff quad (o48118e8) with the GdalToTilesWin program. It dumped the following info: Name o48118e8.tif Size X/Y 5315/6780 ResolutionX/Y 2.4384/2.4384 ...
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Is there any way to set a processing extent for QGIS:Voronoipolygon?

I was playing around with the QGIS:voronoipolygons command line function from QGIS and noticed that there was no option for setting the processing extent. This causes QGIS to pick the minimum extent ...
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Is there way to define processing extent in QGIS?

Is it possible to define the extent of a processing tool, like it is in the "Environments" in ArcGIS? For example "Same as Display, or "Same as Layer..".
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How to set extent and zoom level based on extent in openlayers?

I had a problem to set the extent and the zoomlevel in openlayers using GeoExt2. My problem is how do I know extent: [minx,miny,maxx,maxy] the minx,miny,max,maxy in openlayers ? So, I can set the ...
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Spherical Mercator - World bounds

What are the correct world bounds in the Spherical Mercator projection (EPSG:3857 and EPSG:900913) In some source I got those bounds see this link in the maxExtent parameter: minx: -20037508.3427892 ...
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Viewport bounds online update. OpenLayers

I am trying to extract the bound box coordinates of viewport (the box that is displayed). I want to know the coordinates all the time and updated when zoom in/out or dragged. I cheched that ...
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How to configure “Same as Display” as processing extent by default in ModelBuilder?

I'm working on a very simple model for creating a path from a selected point to the closest polyline, in this model I used a Cost Distance and Cost Path tool for creating the more feasible track ...
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How to force ArcGIS to re-read FGDB dataset extent? [duplicate]

I have feature class sitting in FGDB. I can add it to map, right click on it in the table of content and pick "Zoom To Layer". This is what I see: I start editing session, remove most of the ...
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Displaying symbology outside map canvas window extent?

Say we have equally distributed x,y mesh vector file. Each coordinate has a map-unit based diameter circle symbology. If we zoom into a region of the map canvas far enough, some centroids exist ...
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How to remove layers that are not in visible df extent

I am working on ArcMap 10.3 and I have a map with 50 layers in it. I am trying to check if layers are in a data frame. Unlike How to check if layers in a dataframe with Arcpy, I want to define the ...
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Openlayers bounding box dateline crossing

I got a map layer on which a bounding box is drawn. This is working quite well except when east < west which means the date line is crossed by the bounding box. In this case the box is drawn like ...
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Create Multiple Circle

I am trying to make many points in a map as a grid. The code makes what I expect but the time to load is quite long so I suppose that there should be other ways to be more efficient drawing many ...
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How to determine if a raster layer covers a polygon layer?

I have a raster and a polygon layer. In my application I always want the raster layer to cover all the polygon layer. How can that be determined? Is it possible to find out from boundary extent of ...
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gdal RasterizeLayer gives different extent to arcpy PolygonToRaster

I have an existing arcpy script which uses PolygonToRaster_conversion to convert a polygon shapefile to raster (tiff). I am now exploring GDAL/OGR and have used the cookbook approach to carry out the ...