(1) abstract geometry; (2) storing geographic data in projected coordinates; (3) a generic ESRI term for vector features; a class for "geometry" objects.

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How to split a circle in equal parts in QGIS?

I'm looking to split a circle polygon generated by a buffer around a point in equal parts. The goal is to be able to calculate statistics about the raster that will be under the circle for each part ...
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Comparison of polygon geometry of 2 layers (ArcEditor)

I´m facing the following Issue: I´m trying to find changes between 2 continuous polygon layers. Polygons that need to be compared dont have matching IDs - to explain, I have polygon X and polygon Y ...
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How to convert the BLOB value for the features geometry of type st_geometry kept in ArcGIS databse on Oracle [closed]

I am using ArcGIS Oracle database and I am trying to access feature geometry points as string. But the problem is that the points are kept as blobs and I cant convert to meaningful string. select ...
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Computing intersection of distance circles around fixed points [duplicate]

(to simplify calculations, I assume a spherical earth. All distances are assumed measured "as the crow flies") Suppose we have the lon/lat coordinates for two points (p_1,p_2) less than Nkm apart. ...
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Calculating Geometry in ArcGIS without a Projected Coordinate System

For my project, I want to calculate the geometry of individual polygons in my layer to find area and perimeter, however it is greyed out when I try to use this tool. Beforehand, I set the data frame ...
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Split No Longer Working When Creating Enclosed Polygons

I have been using ArcGIS Pro to create a large polygon feature class. Some of the polygons have enclosed areas I need to remove. I have been using the Split tool under Modify Features and it has ...
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Smallworld > FME > PostGIS > QGIS, handling geometry types

I'm migrating data from Smallworld via FME/SpatialBiz Plugin to a PostgreSQL/PostGIS Environment and then trying to open the resulting tables with QGIS 2.12.1. Problem arises, because Smallworld ...
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Arcpy: Geometry object - distanceTo method in a for loop

I'm new to Python so sorry for this maybe trivial question. I have 4 lines and 4 points, which belong together. I want to get the closest distance from point 4 to line 4, point 3 to line 3, ... . I ...
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Calculate area of geometry derived from current feature in QGIS 2.8

I'm trying to create a new field defined as the area of the convex hull of the current feature, in the Field Calculator in QGIS 2.8. Calculating the area of the current feature is easy ($area), and ...
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Applying Snap_edit to polygon Geometry Object

I have a project where I am modifying over 1 million polygons (representing tracts of land) to make them line up with the PLSS land grid. My process works (mostly) by cutting up polygons based on a ...
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ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET API method to convert shapefile to ArcGIS feature set?

Could anyone please let me know is there any ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET API method to convert a shapefile to ArcGIS feature set object?
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Extract border polygon from a geometry

I am wondering if there is a way, algorithm, tools, to create, from a geometry, another one that is the border with a certain thickness. The idea is to get something similar to that : This looks ...
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tweepy psycopg2 creating points, coordinate system SRID confusing

I am using tweepy and psycopg2 to extract tweets and input them in a postgres table. When I try to insert the point of the tweet I succeed in creating a point in the geom column I create. I however do ...
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unexpected change of area

Selecting a vector layer and running the following script, I expect the total area of my feature-geometries to be the same at the end of execution. from shapely.wkb import loads from shapely.ops ...
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Read SQL Server Geometry datatype in R

I have two datasets that come from ArcGis, stored in SQL Server. I have a column called - Shape which is a geometry data type and the value looks like this: ...
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How to convert image type into wkt

I’m working with a GIS that uses SQL Server as its DBMS. So I have to insert some data into a column called dbo.CidadesGeo, but before do that I have to understand how the geometry (geometria) column ...
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PostGIS, no use of gist for geometry column in a query

My query is: SELECT count(datasetid) FROM scenes WHERE acquisitiondate between '2014-06-01' and '2015-06-01' AND ST_Intersects(ST_GeographyFromText('SRID=4326; POLYGON((' || '10.66437' || ...
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Are GIS tools suitable for physical capacity and placement management?

I'm a complete newbie to GIS systems, I've been watching some introductory videos about GIS but I'm not yet sure if GIS tools are the right tool for solving my problem. I have a database with ...
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How big does a circular geofence need to be for the curvature of the earth to matter? [duplicate]

I'm working on adding geofences to a mobile application. I know the proper way of calculating distance between two points on a sphere is using the great-circle or Haversine formula. I don't know if ...
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Best SRID for worldwide data in Microsoft Sql Server geometry field?

I'm using Microsoft Sql Server 2012 to store geographical data related to hydrometeorological stations which are scattered around the globe (point layers and multipolygon layers). My data is in WGS84 ...
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Writing points to a file

Trying to write the city name and point coords to a file. The following works with a polygon shapefile but not the point shapefile. I know I'm missing something basic. import arcpy # Set up the ...
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Arcpy: creating a line on an existing line based on points' coordinates

I have a point which is some meters away from an existing line: This point should be snapped to the line (to the closest part) and then, based on the points' new coordinates, a new line Feature ...
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Singlepart to multipart not producing results [closed]

I have a line - a street downloaded from OSM. It is in separate parts geometrically, but is contained in one record in the attribute table. That means it is only one row. I would like to split this ...
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How to get point location?

I load a VectorLayer which contain coordinate location point. Now, I have a VectorLayer and I would like to get the point location on a item of this layer in order to center a map to this point. Is ...
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Copy geometry from one layer onto attributes of another?

I have two polygon layers, A and B, that have the same features but totally different attributes. I want to use the attributes from layer A, but I want them to have the more accurate geometry from ...
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Increasing Clickable Area of OpenLayers Polylines

I'm currently working on a web application where there are OpenLayers geometries that are clickable. However, since the size of the geometries can be rather small, it can be hard to click on them. ...
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How do I handle heading in UTM coordinates?

In a nutshell: Given a standard (angular) GPS measurement and heading, relative geographic north. If i take my GPS coordinates and turn them into UTM coordinates, do I also have to convert my heading? ...
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Show polygon geometry from SQL Server on Google Maps

I have downloaded Canadian Postal FSA's boundaries (Like Zip boundaries in the USA) from stats Canada and I have imported the shape files in SQL Server. I want to be able to Query the Database and ...
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Why is geography faster than geometry for distance calculations?

Intuitively, I thought geometry would be faster than geography distance calculations, but this says otherwise: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3547699/need-performance-on-postgis-with-geodjango#...
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Calculate point location with direction and range

I have a latitude and longitude coordinate pair and I want to find another point location (returning lat and long) but only have the angle/direction and distance from the first point. How can I find ...
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Visualize WKT polygon on a map

Is there any tool that will let me visualize a WKT polygon on a world map such as google maps?
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Feature Geometry/shape changed event in arcObjects

I have a feature class(polyline). there are 5 features in the feature class. I want to get notification when user changed property any of feature of feature class. How it can be achieved ? I am using ...
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Can a PostGIS table or view have two geometry columns?

I am just wondering if it is possible for PostGIS to have two geometry columns. I use shapefile a lot, which has only one "Shape" column for geometry and all geometries in that column has the same ...
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Removing Interior and exterior polygons using arcpy

I have a polygon layer that has donuts and also exterior parts. Using python, I am able to get access to each part, but what I would like to know is using arcpy, once I have a part, how do I go about ...
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How to bind event to Polygon inside polygon in google maps.?

I am drawing a polygon buffer in google maps api v3 and finding number of polygon objects lying inside it.(on click) I am using oracle spatial database. on each child polygon click i need to do some ...
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Cesium JS Line Length

Is there a method to return the length of a Cesium JS polyline, in real-world units? For example, if I create a polyline: var orangeOutlined = viewer.entities.add({ name : 'Orange line with ...
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Use Postgis to convert wkb_geometry data type to geom datatype

How would I write an ALTER statement or otherwise to convert an existing imported data column from " wkb_geometry geometry(LineString,4326)" to a geom data type? I ask because I've moved to ...
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What is the correct syntax for the geometry object's “intersect” method in ArcPy?

I'm building a script that utilizes the intersect method of the geometry class so that I can run an intersect analysis on individual polygons within a feature class. As stated here, "intersect (other,...
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using a linear solver to get a “centre of gravity” of a set of points

As a programmer, if I have a linear solver available. How can I formulate the following problem as a set of constrains / decisions / goals for the linear solver? I have a matrix of say 10*10, so 100 ...
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How to create trigger to check geometry validity?

I want to create trigger to check geometry validity in spatial table. I have a table: CREATE TABLE vec_geometry ( id bigserial is_valid boolean, invalid_reason character(128), geom ...
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In PostGIS: how to split linestrings into their individual segments?

I have one table with many linestrings and I want to make a new table containing the individual segments of all the linestrings, no matter if they are grouped line per line or not. This is my table,...
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Error when writing polygon feature

I have created this array: array = ([arcpy.Point(-103.85769159, 32.181106371), arcpy.Point(-103.85769159, 32.182755629), arcpy.Point(-103.85575241, 32.182755629), arcpy.Point(-103.85575241, 32....
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Error while Geoprocessing with Geometry Objects

I'm trying to use the distanceTo() mehtod to return the distance between the centroid of a polygon and a line, but I keep getting this error: "AttributeError: 'Point' object has no attribute '...
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Arcobjects ConstructBuffers produces Error -2147220889?

I use the Esri-function ConstructBuffers in my arcobjects program. The call of this method produces a Error with code -2147220889. Looking up the error constants it says: ...
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Why do I get different results from PyQGIS feature.geometry().type()?

On the python console in QGIS what is the difference between the following two code snippets (activeLayer is a polygon layer): # 1) iface.activeLayer().selectedFeatures()[0].geometry().type() >>...
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Geometry Location In Respect To Another Geometry

I am trying to figure out where a geometry is residing in respect to another geometry. My Image explains things better, I have Square nodes A, and B. and I have circle Child nodes X, and Y. I have all ...
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C/C++ function to return minimum set of points required to represent a geometric shape

I am looking for a method from Grass, GEOS, or similar that will delete those points in a geometry which do not affect its shape. Example 1 +----+----+ p0 p1 p2 p1 can be deleted without ...
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Using arcpy.Geometry() and attribute table?

I have Polygon layer (*.shp) and I need to calculate shortest distance between every polygon's and save it into a txt file with ID (it is in attribute table) for every polygon. example of txt file - ...
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Calculating bounding box of given set of coordinates from Leaflet Draw?

I have values generated from Leaflet Draw plugin that look like this: { "type": "Feature", "properties": {}, "geometry": { "type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [ [ [-73....
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Importing shapefile problem, unknown geometry type in QGIS

I have used ArcGIS extensively, but am at a new job with only access to QGIS. I am trying to import a few shapefiles and am having some problems. First, I opened the shapefiles in esris free browser, ...