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Is there a way to “zoom to feature” in QGIS?

I am the GIS Director of a city public works. I have a shapefile that I created of points on each structure and address in the city. We have been working in ArcMap Desktop for 6 or 7 years and depend ...
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Features in .shp can't be identified & won't render

Using QGIS 2.4.0 on Windows 7 Service pack 1. I have several .shp's, all polygons, that give me the following problem: 293 features are listed in the metadata and shown in the attribute table but the ...
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Merge multiple linestring features into a single multilinestring

Using QGis or ogr2ogr how do I convert a vector file containing multiple linestrings features into a single multilinestring feature? At the moment I've been doing this manually by converting the data ...
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QGIS merge selected features tool malfunctions due to geometrical errors

The issue occurs using the 'Merge Selected Features' tool when there are geometrical errors in the features (not all are picked up by the 'check geometrical validity' tool). In 2.2 Valmeria, the ...
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Why is QChainage not assigning linear referencing sequentially from start to finish?

I have a simple linear feature representing a pipeline that needs linear referencing every kilometer. When I add the specifics to the tool it runs fine but my result does not count sequentially from ...
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QgsFeatureList features as QStrings

I am catching the selectionChanged signal and passing the selected layer to the registered method. Once here, I want to know the features that were selected. I do this with a call to ...
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In QGIS are there similare construction tools to ArcGIS?

For a project we are using ArcGIS to reshape autogenerated features. For that we often use the construction tools polygon, rectangel, circle, etc in ArcGIS. The right angle is also an often used tool. ...
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Link/unlink buttions in the Attribute Table's Form View

Toggling the edit button, in the Form View/Table View, buttons for adding/deleting a record is available. Two additional buttons are also available (Fig. 1). From the look of the icons they perform ...
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v.edit break: how to loop through XY coordinates on using GRASS on Windows 7

Trying to follow the suggestions on this thread: splitting a lines layer using points However, how to do so in a windows environment using the GRASS command console is beyond me, so I'm attempting ...
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Qgis creating point within complex shapes (with holes) [duplicate]

I'm looking for a tool to create a point in every polygon, that will be placed in the polygon. these are complex shapes with holes. the point must not put in those holes! the "plugin RealCentroid" ...
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Using QGIS, features are suddenly placed 7.5 thousand kms off correct location

I've been counting an muskrat dens on lakes with aerial photos by creating a feature in a separate shapefile. I checked my progress after doing about 80 small lakes and suddenly, half of the lakes ...
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keeping track of edited features QGIS

Does anyone know of a way to keep track of last added or edited features in QGIS? A kind of Editor Tracking tool.
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Openlayers / QuantumGIS, export or sync features Offline

writing from Spain. I am developing a web application based on OpenLayers , GeoServer and PostgisSQL , packaged under OpengeoSuite . The issue has to do with vector layers and their features. Until ...
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How can i create single feature fwith Combining Selected feature qgis?

I am trying to create a single Qgsfeature from the Combination of selected features in Pyqgis. Currently i create the feature using a loop over selected features and combine them 1 by 1. but this ...
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QGIS 2.0 on Mac - Features disappear after additional edits

I have a plugin that allows users to add features via a dialog choice and then clicking to place points. The results are saved in a shape file, and changes are committed and saved when the user closes ...
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Point features disappear when moved using QGIS 2.0

When I move, either by the node or the move function, a feature symbol on the map canvas, it simply disappears, not just the label, the whole thing. CTRL-Z brings it back. I'm using a MAC OS-X. I've ...
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How to show in a custom QGIS form the feature and/or geometry info?

I need to show point coordinates on the from dialog used to edit the attributes of a point.. I see that in the formOpen the dialog receives a layerId and a featureId, but no iface object, so how can ...
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how can i read an attribute value from qgsfeature?

How can i read an attribute value from qgsfeature ? i am trying to update some attribute using other and i have to read value from attribute in the qgsfeature . my source code: provider = ...
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What is the action name in qgsinterface for the deselect feature from all the layer tool?

I want to add the deselect feature from all the layer tool in the toolbar when the qgis user start editing a vector layer. anyone know what is the name of this action in qgis api 1.8?
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QGIS select feature, “add to current selection” feature

I am trying to perform a feature selection on qgis similar to "add to current selection" interactive selection method in Arcgis Desktop, is that possible? An example: I perform a spatial query and ...
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How to select features of visible layers in QGIS

In QGIS 1.8 I used plugin "Select features of visible layers by rectangle" to know the layer that owns a visible feature. In QGIS 2.0.1 this plugin is no more available. I wonder if it is possible to ...
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Searching with “run feature action” tool

I have folder location in QGIS: C:\Users \ Geodata \ [%"folder1"%] \ [%"subfolder"%] I can view folder with "run feature action tool". Is possible to insert something like [% * %] to search all folder ...
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Get features in order they are selected using QGIS

Is there a way of establishing the order that a user selected features using QGIS and Python? By example: we have a network of line features representing a road network, and the user defines a route ...
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Can QGIS open folder with “run feature action” tool?

Is possible to open folder with "run feature action" tool? I can open specific file like .dwg, but don`t know how open folder in specific location. This folder contain multiple .dwg files and when ...
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Is there any way to find the shortest distance from a point to a line?

I´m working with QGIS 1.8.0. I have a map divided into many features (thousands of small rectangles) and I have a point at the center of each of those features. I also have a map of the transmission ...
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1answer
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Divide map into features with invisible divisor lines

I'm working with QGIS 1.8.0. Is there a way to divide a map with a grid but make the divisor lines invisible? I have a shapefile as the one in the left and I want it to see as the one in the right but ...
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How to know the real size of grid? [duplicate]

Im working with QGIS. When dividing a map with a grid I set in the paramters X=0.1 and Y=0.1. Could someone please explain what does that mean? I mean would the map be divided into 100mx100m squares? ...
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Borderlines of states subdividing my GRID

![enter image description here][2]I just merged a map of a country with its states, so I went from having 1 feature (the whole country) to 32 features. Is there any way to have the borders of the ...
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Can't use the advanced digitizing tools?

I'm trying to merge some selected features on QGIS with the Merge Selected Features tool of the Advanced Digitizing tools Menu, but I can't. They're gray, not colored and I cannot click on them. How ...
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Dividing map into features (whole squares)

I'm using QGIS 1.8.0. I divided a map of a state with its municipalities into many features using a GRID (small squares), but instead of creating one ID per feature (one ID per square), it creates one ...
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How to create a MultiLineString feature with a postgis layer in QGIS

I have troubles handling with MultiLineStrings in QGIS. I added the table where I defined a column as geometry(MultiLineString, 31468) as a postgis layer in QGIS. Now I want to create features with ...
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Order of ID numbers of map features

Im working with QGIS 1.8.0. I divided a map into several features and wanted to know if there is a way to have the individual ID numbers for each feature in an increasing order? (equally spaced ...
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1answer
144 views

How to convert a column of numeric IDs to letters?

I'm working with qgis 1.8.0. I divided a map into 500 features (small rectangles), and now I have the doubt if there is any way to change the ID of the attributes from numbers to letters? When I did ...
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1answer
87 views

How to add information to an attribute table?

I'm working with qgis 1.8.0 and did the following: 1.-Divided my shapefile into 830 features (small rectangles). 2.- Added to my shapefile several points containing weather information using the "add ...
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How can I turn islands into individual features in QGIS?

I have what seems like a pretty straightforward task in QGIS: I have a shapefile that, in some cases, groups multiple separate landmasses into a single feature. For example, the Hawaiian islands are ...
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Why new feature disappears when editing polygon?

I try to create internal polygon within existing polygon. After I created a ring, I add a new feature inside the ring. Suddenly, this new feature disappears. I confirmed that this feature went to the ...
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How to “Merge Selected Features” with python?

I have been looking for the answer to this question for some time now, but can't seem to find it! My problem is straight forward: I have one layer It contains lots of features (only polygons), say ...
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How to fix the “The inserted Ring is not contained in a feature”?

I am trying to add a ring in a feature in a shapefile. This feature is a single part feature but has already a few rings. When I try to add the new ring, I have the error message : "The inserted Ring ...
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QGIS equivalent to “Features to Line” ArcGIS tool

I have a python script in Arc10 that uses the features to line tool. I however don't have the license to run it. I was wondering if there is a Qgis tool or process that would essentially do the same ...
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Is there a way to distinguish between digitized and pasted features?

Is there a way to tell if an added feature in QGIS is in fact a newly digitized one or a pasted feature? I think QGIS is treating both cases in the same way, emitting the same signal: ...
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Is it possible show the feature attributes dialog when I add a feature in code?

I want to know if it is possible to make the feature attributes dialog in Qgis show up when I add a feature by code using: QgsVectorLayer::addFeature( tFeature ) This is available when I add ...
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1answer
431 views

QGIS identify features button issue

Is there anyway to get the Identify Features button in QGIS to automatically select a layer and provide the information without having to highlight it first in the layers TOC? MapInfo and ArcGIS ...
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How to select multiple features using advanced search SQL in QGIS

I have a layer of planning units covering a large area (there are over 16000 PU's). Three of the columns in the attribute table hold information about which planning units were included in the ...
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How to edit a group of selected features in QGIS?

I am dealing with a large number of planning units across a very large study area. I am selecting a number of features using the advanced search in the attribute table, and would like to edit them ...
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why are split-lines saved in the attribute table? (qgis 1.7.4)

A few months ago I splitted some lines in a shapefile with official roads because they are not accessible anymore. Now I loaded that file again into my project and the splitlines appears. Because I ...
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merge selected features and programming

I have a shape file with UK districts and unitary authorities. In the past, using commuting patterns, I worked out a new geography which is close to travel to work areas. I now would like to create a ...
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Fetching field values from uncommitted features on Qgis

I'm trying to fetch a feature's field value on Qgis, I use QgsFeature.attributeMap().value(cont int & key).toDouble() This works fine for committed features but it always returns " 0 " if the ...
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How to query OSM tags by polygon?

I do not know whether something like this is possible but nonetheless. If I understand OSM correctly all objects essentially have associated tags based on type of object (street, building etc) ... ...
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What open source solution would work best for auto extracting features from satellite images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Feature Extraction - Land cover I have been looking for an open source solution which would allow me to define a region (or collection of images) and extract features ...
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How to use label classes, expressions, and annotations?

I've always found that when it comes to python, vector analysis, QGIS gives ArcGIS a run for its money, hell some of the qgis plugins exceed ArcGIS's performance by a few hours; however, I always have ...