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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How can I dynamically restrict pan extents on an image layer in OpenLayers 3?

I have been sandboxing with OpenLayers 3 and thus far have been happy with the results. I have used answers on this site to restrict my most zoomed out level from panning and to restrict the range of ...
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Creating a buffer - ArcGis Javascript API

How can I create a buffer that is based on the shape of the geometry that has been drawn. My map application creates a default square buffer extent and I want to create a buffer round a circle based ...
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library for minimum bounding box “by width” in javascript or python

I'm looking for a library (or at least a code snippet) to calculate the minimum bounding box "by width" in javascript or python. Below is an illustration from the ArcGIS documentation of that ...
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How to make Geoserver dynamically calculate the bounding box of a postgis backed Layer

I set up a store for a postgis db. I set up a layer that queries a table. Geoserver requires that you set the Bounding Box of the layer when you create the layer. The problem is that I don't know ...
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How to get wms layer's extent OpenLayers3?

Here is my a part of code , var wms = new ol.layer.Tile({ source: new ol.source.TileWMS({ url: 'localhost:8080/geoserver/BEIS_WS/wms', params: { ...
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tilestache - bounding box - bbox

I am trying to configure Tilestache in a way that I could be able to ask the Postgis server from client... with bounding box... and in response I would like to get geojson. I would like to try with ...
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Data frames not showing up in Extent Indicator Property Box

I have a data frame showing an overview of a city. I also have multiple data frames showing zoomed in areas. I want to show the extent indicators for my zoomed in areas on my overview data frame. ...
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How to find markers in selected dragbox openlayers 3?

Here is a part of code, draw = new ol.interaction.DragBox({ /* dragbox interaction is active only if alt key is pressed */ condition: ol.events.condition.altKeyOnly, ...
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Bounding box of a set of MULTILINESTRINGs PostGIS

I have a PostGIS table with a geometry column (geom) and a type column. The geom column contains only MULTILINESTRINGs and the type column contains tags that tell me what each MULTILINESTRING ...
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Preventing ArcPy from changing MXD extent?

I want to process mxd datasources without changing the extent. When I open the MXD in ArcMap and click full extent, I get 1:214,890, after I save and re-open in ArcMap I get what I saved with. ...
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How can one use Google Maps API to mimic QGIS projection/CRS

I used QGIS to find the extents of a list of features. However, the resulting data auto-generates the CRS and changes it from WSG84 to a custom one. Is there a way to use the autogenerated CRS in ...
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CRS of QGIS bounding boxes

I used QGIS to find the extents/bounding boxes of a list of features from census data. I used the following method: Vector - Research tools - Polygon From Layer Extent, which creates a new shapefile ...
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Unknown red rectangle appears in map window

I would like to know where this red rectangle comes from? It's not a polygon or a line, it can't be activated or removed or anything else. It just appeared during the project work (adding shp-files, ...
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Joining QGIS extent table with shapefile

I used QGIS to find the extents of a list of features from a census boundaries shapefile. I used Vector - Research tools - Polygon From Layer Extent, which creates a new shapefile with a table of ...
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How to correctly render a raster Layer to GTiFF with QGIS python console?

I am trying to render a map from a raster layer. As recommended in pyqgis cookbook and here(osgeo.org) I use QgsMapRenderer(). I am able to produce a picture but it has not appropriate extent and ...
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Creating an outline around groups of polygons

I am trying to find a tool or workflow for creating a type of minimum bounding polygon or envelope for complex land areas. (Not just a rectangle, but a simplified perimeter) Can anyone recommend a ...
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How to save view so all maps are same when exporting maps?

I have been exporting a number of different projections for a study. However, the problem comes when I want to edit features or zoom in or out. When I then return to the Layout view, the map is not in ...
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Python version of MAP_2POINTS

I think I may have stumbled onto an IDL function which does not have a python equivalent... :'( I am working with a Whiskbroom imaging radiometer (Terra/Aqua MODIS), with a corresponding bounding box ...
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How can I insert a bounding box or polygon in a PostGIS geometry field?

I have a field in my table called 'geometry' that was created thus: CREATE TABLE "public"."sites" ( "id" int8 DEFAULT nextval('sites_id_seq' :: regclass) NOT NULL, #... A few MORE fields ...
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raster files are not exact in extent after clipping

My two layers (chlorophyll-a and Bathmetry) are not exact after I clip my rasters. My bathymetry data (1) is reporting up to 10 decimal places where as chlorophyll-a (2) is only 3 decimal places and ...
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Deleting vector lines beyond image extents using QGIS?

I am using QGIS 2.2 I have one vector line layer (roads) that stretches beyond my base image (see below). I wish to have the roads "clipped/trimmed or deleted" right at the edge of the image's ...
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Setting the correct zoom level from Sector bounds for flat map using WorldWind SDK

This is not coming out correct for me. Setting the zoom level based on some other code I got on here using the EarthFlat model, which does not set the correct zoom for the placemarks within a sector ...
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Determining projection of Texas county shapefile?

I have a Shapefile of San Jacinto County in Texas. It thinks it is NAD83 UTM Zone 15N, but the dataset isn't jiving with any other dataset. Max X: 1,073,721 Max Y: 11,223,970 Min X: 895,728 ...
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Passing extent from web map to PDF for integration?

I'm trying to figure out whether I can take an extent (or coordinatess with a Zoom level included) to a PDF in order to author a PDF that displays both GIS and report-styled business data? Is this ...
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arcpy.Describe.extent not working [closed]

I have a script using ArcPy that I used a year ago and calculates the extent of all the features in a shapefile: # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- import arcpy from arcpy.sa import * import os, os.path ...
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accurately find the bounding box of geography polygons

Im displaying polygons on a map and have had issues with the spatial index where the index performs well only for certain data sets (large areas with low density / high density small map areas). I've ...
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Setting the extent in cartodb to the sublayer bounds

How do you set the extent of a sublayer to fit all of the points? I've been trying to use this bounds function, but it doesn't work: sql.getBounds('select * from table').done(function(bounds) { ...
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How to determine bounding box of current qgis 'map canvas extent' from the python console

I've asked a similar question here: How to quickly calculate bounding box coordinates of a selected polygon with qgis ...regarding a quick way to determine the bounding box of a given layer. Is ...
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Set initial extent programmatically Android

I need to dynamically set the extent when the map loads. I have graphics that are being added to the map layer and want the extent to allow all the graphics to be shown. Currently I am getting a min ...
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Reference Coordinates System bounds

I have a catalog that contains different coordinates system definitions. I have a web interface where one should be able to see a given coordinate system extent in a google maps view. My question ...
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ArcGIS Feature Class Extent Changing

I've been having a problem with the extents of feature classes in our SDE here at work. Our database is divided into feature datasets that have various feature classes in them. The problem is as ...
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Where to purchase global boundaries data on city level for commercial use?

Recently I was asked to deal with an app geo locating improve project. It can't be completed without any boundaries metadata on city level. But so far most of my research led me only to things for ...
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Extract BoundingBox with Osmosis Java API

I'm am trying to use the Osmosis Java API to extract reasonably sized blocks from the OSM planet file using the BoundingBoxFilter. Note: I'm using maven Osmosis packages NOT the command line ...
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Is it best to use multipolygon or polygon features for large intersect operations?

I have two large layers that I want to do intersect operations. One is municipalities and the other is landuse. Right now, the landuse layer is of MultiPolygon type that is, for the entire state, I ...
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Bounding geo points

I am kinda new to geo data processing. For my sample project I am trying to solve next problem. I have array of geo points. If we place it on plot we can visually see that there are areas where ...
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Disabled zoom and pan in ArcGIS desktop

I have an MXD that someone else has created. They have put some sort of lock on the extent that stops me from zooming and panning. I cant for the life of me work out how to turn it off. Does anyone ...
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Unexpected Polygon Zoom Extents with a Rotated Dataframe

I have created a series of roated Grid Index Features. I wrote an ArcPy script to generate the grids and adds a rotation value field. My plan is to run another ArcPy script that zooms to each grid ...
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Python - Find the largest extent in a list of extents (tuple format)

I am trying to find a way (simplest is the best) to retrieve the largest extent in a list of tuple extents in python. The list is looking like that: extents = [(-180.0, -90.0, 180.0, 83.624), ...
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WCS: Raster Size Out of Range Error even if within Capabilities' Lower and Upper Corner

I'm fairly new at WCS so bear with me if this is a really stupid question, but I can't really understand the problem. I'm trying to retrieve some DEM data from the Italian Ministry of Environment's ...
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Restrict WMSLayer (not map) extent with ArcGIS JavaScript API

Is there a way to restrict the rendering of a WMSLayer to a specified extent without restricting map panning and zooming? That is, I need the client to be able to pan outside the limits of the ...
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Open Layers Bounding Box, Flickr API, and popups?

Ive been using the code from the BBox strategy with my Flickr API to display photos on my map with some success. http://dev.openlayers.org/releases/OpenLayers-2.13.1/examples/strategy-bbox.html ...
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QGis Filtering postgis layer with boundbox

I know It is possible to split a polygon feature by interactively drawing a line over it in QGIS 2.0 with the Split Feature command.The issue i have is that postgis layer i am trying to work on is ...
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Equivalent function to shapely's envelope in ogr?

I wrote a very simple python function that gives me the envelope/bounding box/...based on two coordinate pairs (ower left and upper right corner): # ... def get_bounding_box(self, ll_corner, ...
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ogrinfo returns a negative coordinate for extent of mif data file

I'm trying to get the extent of a MIF file using ogrinfo. The MIF file is supposed to be in epsg:23030 projection. This is: PROJCS["ED50 / UTM zone 30N", GEOGCS["ED50", ...
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What is the syntax for using a Bounding Box in QGIS WFS?

I am connecting our company Web Feature Service (WFS) to QGIS. I want to set the bounding box in the Expression string builder but the syntax is not working. bbox(79170, 3971, 99152,18095) The ...
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Sending map extent in (geo)JSON

I have a leaflet map that I need to fitBound on a given rectangle. The coordinate for the fit bound will be transfered in JSON via a REST call on a server. We are using GEOJson to encode our geometry ...
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ArcObjects ExportMapImage modifies image extent

I am trying to extract a map image at a certain range. I am using IMxdServer's ExportMapImage method, documented here. Here is the relevant snippet of code: IMapDocumentPtr ...
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Can you change the processing extent in environment settings using python to a shapefile?

I have managed to do this manually at Geoprocessing>Environments>Processing Extent and setting the shapefile in the drop down bar. I was wonder if this could be automated with a python script? My ...
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Using python to get extent and split coordinates into list

I have the following code: for fc in fcs: desc = arcpy.Describe(fc) ext = desc.extent ext.split(" ") print ext I'm getting error: AttributeError: Point: Get attribute split does not ...
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QGIS Get extent of layer

Is there a way to get the extent (bbox) of a vector layer in QGIS? I see that I can update the extent, but I am looking for the actually for coordinates of the extent.