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GeoDjango: read geometry column in geography field

I have a Django application that needs to work with an existent PostGIS database, apart from its own database. I've configured multidatabase support, created a database router, created models for the ...
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Geodjango render_to_kml Multipolygons - Can be fast or faster as WMS?

I am learning now geodjango. I made basic web app with postgis database. With openlayers iam displaying basic wms map and I want to add other layers from my postgis database. I use render_to_kml ...
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Hot could I generate a CRS field inside the GeoJSON object created by Leaflet layer.toGeoJSON?

I'm using Leaflet to transform some drawn polygons to GeoJSON and send them to a backend. But the GeoJSON objects generated by layer.toGeoJSON are like this: { "type":"Feature", "properties":{}, ...
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Most efficient way of passing values from OGRGeometry to ModelField in geodjango

I am writing a custom parser that maps shapefile data to a geodjango model in a Django 1.6 project. To read the shapefile I use the DataSource object from django.contrib.gis.gdal, which provides ...
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GeoDjango - return SRID of geometry in GeoQuerySet

I'm wondering if there is a function in GeoDjango which would allow me to determine the SRID of a geometry column in a GeoQuerySet. I know I could do it with a raw SQL query (I'm using PostGIS) but I ...
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How should I implement a many-to-many relationship in a web mapping application?

Scenario: I am given a layer of point locations called "problems." These will be displayed on a web map. Users will then use the web map interface to create and populate field information for a point ...
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GeoDjango with MongoDB

Has anyone had experience successfully deploying GeoDjango with MongoDB? Is it possible? If so, how is it as simple as as installing the non-relational fork of Django and setting MongoDB as the ...
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Load partial shapefile into Postgis / GeoDjango project

I have a shapefile with Canadian postal codes, but am only looking to load a small subset of the data. I can load the entire data file and use SQL or Django queries to prune the data, but the load ...
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Geodjango: Using Lat / Lon to Buffer from Point

I want to have a radius based distance search. To do this, I want to create a buffer around a point object so that I can filter objects that are inside this buffer, a method that I learned based on a ...
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How do I use polygon centroids within a GeoQuerySet?

I have two models: neighbourhoods and boroughs, each containing a polygon field. I am trying to construct a QuerySet that will give me the neighbourhoods within a given borough. I expected to use ...
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Mapserver mapscript map inset

What is the recommended way to produce a map similar to the one in http://www.nexusenergy.com.au/6468050/nexus-energy-oil-gas-exploration-and-productio.htm I would like to dynamically create the ...
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How to configure tilecache on nginx

I am running a geodjango application with mapnik and tilecache. Currently tilecache is run on another server to decrease the load on the application server. The application server has nginx as the ...
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How to use PostGIS to handle complex geoprocessing workflows?

Our organization is considering moving our geoprocessing workflow to PostGIS. We are currently using ArcGIS, with a plethora of custom Python tools used in ModelBuilder. We're moving most of our data ...
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Is there a Python WMS client (thin client analogue of OpenLayers)?

I'm making a geoportal based on (Geo)Django 1.5, PostgreSQL 9.1 + PostGIS 2.0, QGIS MapServer and OpenStreet Map or Google Maps WMS services for the base layer. It seems like there is no problem, but ...
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OpenLayers + GeoJSON from a django server does not display features

I'm having trouble with the vector layer for my little project, here's the snippet of the javascript block var map; function init(){ map = new OpenLayers.Map('map', { ...
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Should states/provinces be stored as geographic or geometric data types?

While reading the GeoDjango documentation, they advise using geometric rather than the geographic data type when storing values that are on a continental scale. The Canadian province of Ontario, for ...
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What are lazy geometries

What are "Lazy Geometries"? How are they different from other types of geometries? I'm an experienced Python/Django developer but am very new to the world of GIS, and understand that this is a ...
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Anyone recognize this (reference-system related?) pattern of distortion?

I'm new to GIS and was making some progress until getting rather stumped on this one. I've imported what I believe to be lat/lon data based on US FIPS county codes in weather alerts (NOAA SPC). When ...
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OpenLayers dynamic map width inside Bootstrap tabs

I have the following layout, produced with Django and Bootsrap frameworks: some tabs with inside each one of them other 3 sub-tabs. In every first sub-tab I have an OpenLayers-2.13 map. This is what ...
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GeoDjango - How to secure tile map services?

I use geodjango to create and serve tiles that I usually display into OpenLayers as openLayers.Layer.TMS I am worried that anybody could grab the tms URL and plug it into their own map without asking ...
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Save longitude and latitude in Django

I had plotted a Javascript gMap.Using the marker,the values of latitude and longitude are displayed.I need to get that values and save it to database.What is the best way to do this and ,How to ...
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GeoDjango and Spatial Indexes

I have three questions about spatial indexes management in GeoDjango, and I cant find the answers in the doc. First, I know GeoDjango creates a spatial_index for a geometry field by default when a ...
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Geodjango InspectDB Fails on Postgis Raster_Columns View

I am trying to generate models for an existing Postgresql database using the Django InspectDB command. Models are produced but a failure occurs on the raster_columns view. The error is: Exception: ...
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django floppy forms geospatial widgets error

I'm trying to define a view that lets the user edit the data in the database, I'm using floppyforms, because of its geodjango widgets which is part of the form that i would want the user to use for ...
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Mapnik - Weird tiles rendering when used with spatialite

I use Mapnik in an GeoDjango App with Spatialite 4.0 as backend. There is something weird with the tiles that I suspect might be related with a bad handling of mbr with spatialite. If you look at ...
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Pros and cons of using Ruby/Rails/RGeo or Python/GeoDjango for a web based GIS

We're at the investigation phase of creating a web based GIS. We're assessing options for an ORM to use in all of our backend import/export and processing routines. From my research, GeoDjango appears ...
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Error on rendering linestring

I am using Mapnik 2.0.1rc0 on a Windows 7 with python 2.7 32bits inside a GeoDjango App using xml. The datasource come from spatialite 4.0. My tiling script can render polygon and point features ...
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mapnik error - fatal flex scanner internal error--end of buffer missed

I am using Mapnik 2.0.1rc0 on a Windows 7 with python 2.7 32bits inside a GeoDjango App. I often got this error: fatal flex scanner internal error--end of buffer missed that makes python to crash ...
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SpatialRefSys as foreign key

Using the working stuff reported here, I've written the following django model: from django.contrib.gis.models import SpatialRefSys class LandCover(models.Model): shp_name = ...
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Coordinates conversion doubt

In QGIS do I have a EPSG:4326 shapefile that shows the coordinates "-7148300 -3688500" and I need them in the format -64º -31º for further processing in a geodjango app. However using ogrinfo I get ...
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Geodjango - User's uploaded shapefiles and model creation

I have a big interrogation about how it could be possible to have a GeoDjango app that can store in database the uploaded shapefiles (or other geospatial files) from users. When you load shapefiles in ...
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GeoDjango - Use GDAL python binding in the shell

I would like to use the GDAL python binding in my GeoDjango site. The aim of this is to use ogr2ogr capabilities in a script. I am on windows 7 so I have installed GDAL-1.9.2.win32-py2.7 downloaded ...
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GeoDjango - DatabaseError: no such table: spatial_ref_sys with Spatialite

Im going through the GeoDjango Tutorial. I have loaded the WorldBorders shapefile into Spatialite. I can do spatial queries such contains, intersects, but I have a DatabaseError: no such table: ...
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Problems combining (union) Multipolygons in geodjango

I'm using geodjango and postgis (1.x), What is the best way to combine (union) a list of multipolygons. in what i assume is rather inefficient i'm looping trough like this combined = multipolygon ...
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Spatialite as a DBMS-server with GeoDjango?

I would like to add a spatial component to my Django application. I turned out to GeoDjango immediatly. I am wondering now if spatialite could be used as DBMS-server for an application in Prod. Grosso ...
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Get the distance between 2 WGS84 GEOSGeometries

I currently want to check if 2 given GEOSGeometry objects of type Point are within 100m of each other. (length flexible) Looking at previous asked questions on this topic, most of the answers were ...
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GeoDjango / PostGIS - Cut geometry by bounding box

I am looking for a solution to retrieve the geometry(ies) from a polygon/multipolygon within a bounding box in a GeoDjango application. The application I am developing has a requirement to serve out ...
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Shapefile postgis database to be queried by GeoDjango

I would like to create a Postgres database (postgreslq-9.1 and postgis-2.0.2) storing several shapefiles but I am uncertain on how to implement it so I'm searching for some advices. I have already ...
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How to configure and install psycogpg2 - beginner?

I need to install psycogpg2 for working with 'django'. I read the instructions but I dont understand whether to run the commands in command prompt or in python command line. I am lot used to the GUI ...
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Unit testing with postgis 1.5 and django

I'm trying to get some unit tests working in Django/PostGis. When the test database is formed, it doesn't have the postgis and postgis_topology extensions installed. Is there a way to issue commands ...
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Missing tiles when django application is hosted on an apache server

I'm building a GIS application using Django as my web framework and OpenLayers to implement a slippy map interface. I was initially using the django runserver for development and everything was ...
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Checking if a point is in a circle

I'm using shapely to check if a point is in a polygon, but I also need to check if a point is in a circle. Checking the docs, I don't see how do that... Maybe I could create a circle? circle = ...
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GeoDjango admin: how to use a WMS background other than the default OSM or VMAP0

The standard GeoDjango admin has a basic VMAP0 background. OsmGeoAdmin adds an OSM background. How do I replace the background map with another WMS? In the source code of the admin OpenLayers ...
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Polygon intersection with bounding box with polygon's holes intact

I am trying to serve GeoJSON FeatureCollection tiles with each feature's geometries trimmed to the tile boundary. I am working on a Leaflet plugin to re-assemble the geometries. It works by building ...
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Get Lat & Lng from GeoDjango OSMGeoAdmin

Django OSMGeoAdmin with PointField uses OpenLayers and it's hard to use. I want to add 2 new input elements which are lat and lng. Using jQuery, when values of the input elements are change, I want ...
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General GeoDjango Opinion

I'm forced to crawl out of my intranet and create a public GIS site with quite an extensive dataset. All of my data is contained within PostGIS. I started dabbling with Geoserver/Postgis/OpenLayers ...
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How to set up GeoDjango with PostGIS 2.0?

I would like to run GeoDjango (Django 1.4) with Postgis 2.0. Whenever I try to run syncdb I get the following error for geographic fields: Failed to install index for stores.Store model: operator ...
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Django client install postgresql/postgis on Ubuntu 12.04

Does anyone know what apt packages one should install for a postgres(8.4)/postgis(1.5) django (1.4) client on ubuntu 12.04? All recipes seem to assume that I want to install the full ...
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Why are the results different for the same point using GEOS Point.transform and Postgis ST_Transform?

I'm trying to define a default point setting for OSM layers in my application and I want users to be able to define the default latitude and longitude in EPSG:4326. What I'm doing right now is to use ...
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How to compute geodesic area in GeoDjango?

I have some polygons which can be anywhere in the world. I would like to compute their areas. The GeoDjango docs for GEOSGeometry.area don't specify whether it is geometric or geodesic area, but ...