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What format is a location represented like this?

While converting an old system, I came across a position column with values in a format like this: 38RQT6410550656 While I've never seen global positioning represented this way, putting this in ...
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Is there a universal map/ layer format?

Just wondering if there is a universal map format that all GIS software can read. ie to quickly share layers with all our partner agencies which have different GIS Software, rather than have to ...
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What is the internal format of PostGIS?

PostGIS stores its geometry entities as long strings: SELECT ST_GeomFromText('POINT(32.0 34.0)',4326); st_geomfromtext ---------------------------------------------------- ...
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Working With Vector Product Format (VPF) - APIs, etc

I've been looking around the Internet for information about Vector Product Format. I want to put together a project that can read Digital Nautical Chart (http://msi.nga.mil/NGAPortal/DNC.portal), ...
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How to save geopackage gpkg file with QGIS

I read about the new geopackage file which shall have the potential to be the shapefile of the future. But i can't find a way to save a file in QGIS as gpkg. In ArcGIS it might be possible. I would ...
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Adding commas to number values in arc2earth generated KML balloons?

I'm using Info Window Builder in Arc2Earth to generate some kml for a large dataset. I'm having some trouble formatting numeric values (pulled from the attribute table) to include commas (group ...
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Different styles in same label

I have a multiline label made of 3 attributes made through an expression like: "Length" || '/' || "Level" || '/' || '→ ' || "Bearing" || ' ←' I'd like to make the Length and Level lines in ...
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What is the structure of Standard Interchange Format (SIF) used by spatial data providers?

What is the structure of Standard Interchange Format(SIF) used by navteq and other spatial data providers? Any documentation/sample files? Is there a SIF parser available in C/C++/Java/PHP ?
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ArcPy SearchCursor row format

I set up a script to print some statistics about line segments. The "logfile" is basically the same as "print", but to a textfile instead of on screen only. LogFile("Feature {0} has a length of {1}...
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Coordinate formatting for swath data - to polygon

I've got a CSV of Lidar coverage swaths in the below format. Each run or strip is tied together via run_id. I'm assuming L is for left, R is for right and M is for middle. EDIT: These are coordinates ...
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is it possible to convert 9.3 lyr to 10 lyr

I have a customer who sent me a lyr file in 9.3 and I am using 10, is there a way to import it in. It seems to hang up whenever I attempt to open it! Thanks
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Field format lost when exporting events layer to shapefile - long field type converted to double

I have a MS Access 2010 database with about 80 000 records in it. It is point data for animal locations. I would like to bring this into GIS and project the data into lambert conformal conic. I am ...
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Is Dynamic Traffic Format supported by QGIS?

I have to merge (Dynamic Traffic FORMAT) DTF file into QGIS. This data is only available from NAVTEQ or TOM TOM. When I have searched ArcGIS network analysis tool, there is a clear option for adding a ...
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Multiple text formats in a qgis label [duplicate]

Is there any way to have multiple text formats in a single qgis label? I am making a map that shows mountain summits. Many of these summits have more than one name and I would like to show each name ...
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How to export vectors from QGIS to MapInfo?

I am trying to save some vector lines that I made in QGIS (1.8 Lisboa) to a format that can be added to MapInfo Professional 6.0 (ancient version I know..). When I save the vector to a Mapinfo ...
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Help opening GIS files [closed]

I was given 8 files that supposedly contain GIS data. They appear to be a file split into parts and are named: "stuff.zip [1_8].dat" , "stuff.zip [2_8].dat" , etc.. I tried stripping the ".dat" but ...
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OpenLayers.Format.SLD - Ignores 'matchCase'?

I've trying to use OpenLayers to construct an SLD element to include in a WMS layer's parameters. This SLD document can contain a number of filters. This works fine and resultant SLD does work to ...
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Can leaflet read OSM xml format?

I want something similar to OpenLayers.Format.OSM for leaflet. i know how to use a geojson file and i have found support for GPX and WFS in plugins, but not for OSM. Simply saying i want to make this ...
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Font color in legends ArcGIS 10

I've got a parcel feature class in ArcGIS 10. Some of the parcels were in the shapefile when I got it. Others I've added after importing the shapefile to a feature class in a personal geodb. I want ...
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Exporting polygon shapefile with lat/lon points

By copying rows of the attribute table of a polygon shapefile, I figured out how to extract the points of the given polygon but to my surprise, they are formatted backwards: POLYGON(( -87....
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Styling different shapes in layers - Openlayers-3

To add styling to Openlayers there seems to be different rules for different shapes. I am trying to understand when to use what, but it is rather confusing and I am only able to do it with the help ...
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GPSbabel: how do I define the layout of my input data

I have collected GPS data on a journey by extracting it every second from the $GPRMC NMEA sentence, with each reading saved in the form: time,latitude,longitude,speed,direction a typical couple of ...
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Opening a .rrd file format in QGIS 2.6?

Anyone knows how can i open a .rrd file (should be a raster)in QGIS 2.6? Comes with more 3 files. Should be any difference using it in OS or Windows?
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Conversion of CSV file in MyGeoData Converter - XY columns not recognized

Recently I have tried to import various CSV files with XY coordinates to MyGeoData Converter. In some cases I got a message: Selected data does not have a spatial part! For example, this file ...
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Raster format with rotated cells - no resampling

Is there any way to rotate a raster w/o resampling? I am aware that rasters are always 90 deg perpendicular grids, but is there any file format or methodology that allows for a diagonal raster - one ...
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Is there a Tiny Well-Known Binary (TWKB) implementation in C#?

I am aware of https://github.com/TWKB/twkb.js and I'm looking at evaluating Tiny Well-Known Binary (TWKB) in a c# application. I did some googling but came up empty. Are there any efforts underway ...
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Query out a specific date regardless of the time, using python

Problem: I have a feature class with an attribute table with a field called Edited_Date and its data in the field is as follows: 4/8/2015 10:00:00 PM. I want to select all records that are Edited_Date ...
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Converting GML to Geodatabase format by using Productivity Suite software

I am using ArcGIS desktop 10.2 version and would like to import MasterMap Integrated Transport Network from Digimap to ArcGIS, So I was following the steps: 1 Install Productivity Suites v 3.4.1 2 ...
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Working with AIG Raster format in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I downloaded a specific layer which has the format "AIG" as you can see in the screenshot. It has no projection so I applied "Define Projection" on it. I searched for the projection and found the ...
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How to access the timestamp value from Overpass meta requests with Openlayers.Format.OSM?

I am using Overpass-api to request data, then display it in an interactive webpage using Openlayers. When user clicks on some feature, the information is shown in popup. As of now, the page is ...
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Crashing trying to warp map files

I have been trying to warp ECW and Ozfx3 map formats to GeoTiff format. I have navigated to Raster>Projections>Warp(reproject) I have then selected the file to warp the output that I want and ...
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Open library for generating Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) files?

I'm developing an app that can create/edit shapefiles and visual representation of vector layers and to export them to some of most common geoportals(f.ex. GeoServer). I have dealt with .shp, so now ...
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Error when creating data with special characters and numbers [duplicate]

My code will not project and store the feature layer in the scratch.gdb. "ERROR 999999 ... The table name is invalid. The table was not found. [17_5330_51961Lake]" The interpreter doesn't like "-" ...
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dealing with 2 different coordination systems in postGIS

I'm seeking a function that converts degrees to the following format: POINT(405115.926025391 4543389.4354248) I dont know this format's name, but is there any function to do so? Cheers, EDIT -----...
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Guessing unknown projection in Malaysia

I have a database of northings and eastings of boundary markers of land parcels that are in a form that I cannot pin on any format. I would like to perform some conversions on them so that they can be ...
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Which kind of grid format is this?

in a project I got some raster files with the following content (header and data are in one txt file): HOUR 17 MINUTES 30 YEAR 2012 MONTH 5 DAY 4 CITY Emilia;Bologna NROWS 99 NCOLS 156 ULXMAP 11....
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Trouble with GeoJSON in HTTP GET Request

I using a Vector Layer with the HTTP protocol to request GeoJSON from my web server, and am trying to get this GeoJSON to display on my map. The GET request appears to be working correctly, as I can ...
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Which raster-format stores Missing, Strings, Variable Names, Multiple Bands

still looking for the ideal raster-format :-) GeoTiff stores: - projection/coordinate-system etc numerical values missing values multiple bands It does not allow for: variable-names. It just ...
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decimals and commas in QGIS - how to display in Qt designer form

I use Qt designer, create a new form, add several line edit (qLineEdit) widgets, rename them the same as the fields in a QGIS attribute table, and save. In QGIS I associate the new .ui file in Layer ...
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How to fix a time error when exporting data

I frequently have to export data from a layer in ArcGIS online (that is created from Arc Collector offsite) to excel via CSV format. One of the fields is the CreationDate field that is automatically ...
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Which image format is needed to make a spatial profile in Erdas Imagine 2013?

I have a problem with the spatial profile tool in Erdas 2013. When I want to make a profile, appears the message 'Error opening raster layer'. The same problem I have already had before, but after ...
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Inserting dynamic text: way to set text format and placement preferences?

I have a series of maps that I need to insert a footer with the filepath and mxd name. I see that I can insert these using dynamic text, which is great. However, the text is always placed in the ...
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Where can I find the format specification for LSLIFF data?

I have an LSLIFF file which should contain some map contour data, and I want to write a renderer for it, but to do that I need to understand the file format. A preliminary search has not turned up ...
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OpenLayers supported image formats

I need to display ImageLayer in OpenLayers. Which image formats are supported in OpenLayers?
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Looking for RMaps SQLite format details

Locus Maps and Rmaps Android maps support an offline sqlite Format called Rmaps. I am trying to find the format details and how its organized. I couldn't, is there any dependable documentation online?
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How to transform Invalid Date format in Data Interoperability

My workbench is running into some date data it is rejecting. Here is the error I'm receiving... The invalid value '20100419000000' was supplied to the field 'install_date_orig' I believe the feature ...
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How to convert osm way xml to openlayers feature?

I am displaying the osm data through a popup with openlayers. For now i am using the overpass api to get data. But my app needs to reflect the rapidly changing data i.e. one changes the data then ...
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get wkt from geometry in lat lon format

Using the plane geometry editor plugin in qgis 2.0, WKT representation of a feature is shown. The result is in the lon1 lat1,lon2 lat2 format. e.g. POLYGON((85.43523762804622379 27.69592296476042037,...
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I want import a *.svg file in qgis

I installed the new version of QGIS 2.16 and I want import an image (SVG file) as symbol for my point, but the Setting style supports only xml format in import. Before, with an older version of QGIS, ...
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What has prevented a “better” format than shapefiles from being widely adopted? [closed]

Reading through this answer got me thinking: Why hasn't a better format than the shapefile been widely adopted? Shapefiles have (as I'm sure most of us have noticed) many annoying quirks, ...