(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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Testing if Geometry is convex using JTS?

I'm using the Java Topology Suite and I'd like to efficiently check if a Geometry (a Polygon in fact) is convex or not. I currently do if (geometry.convexHull().equals(geometry)) but obivously that ...
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GeoTools Geometries lost when storing features to shapefile [duplicate]

As you know, the geometry column name of schema for saving into a shapefile must be "the_geom". I have a SimpleFeatureCollection with a schema, geometry name of which is not "the_geom"; It is ...
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How can I increase performance on inserting features with polygon geometry?

I have a problem when inserting features with polygon feature class in FGDB. This is my code: ... initialising some fields (does not affect performance) m_featureBuffer.Shape = ...
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How to fix quickly a lot of geometry validity errors in QGIS?

I am working on ownership data at a US county level. I have one shapefile per county that contains thousands of tax parcels. I need to dissolve the polygons representing parcels owned by the same ...
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Using WKT.writeGeometry for 'Circle' Geometry in OpenLayers?

In my application which I'm building using OpenLayers3, I'm trying to extract the geometry of a feature to WKT using var format = new ol.format.WKT(); console.log(format.writeGeometry(geometry)); by ...
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Representation of streets/highways Geometry

I have Navtech data which provides center-lines with geometric data of the roads. The most important data for me is that it gives me the width of the road as well as the number of lanes for most of ...
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Drawing Zoning Setback Lines

What would be the process for drawing zoning setback lines for a property parcel polygon? I'm looking for a software agnostic solution - just a walk through of the general steps with enough detail ...
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Looking for geometries defining the boundaries of Canadian Location Code regions used for Meteorological Services in Canada

To be clear I have looked into the GADM datasets. The problem is that Canada has a very non-standardized level-2 Administrative Zone identification across the various Territories and Provinces. As a ...
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Remote SQL Server, Crystal Reports and Geospatial Join

I have: A remote SQL server (2008 R2) that I have access to (But NOT full control of) which contains my source data including OSGB 1936 Geometry [ESPG: 27700] In house SQL Server 2008 R2 A Crystal ...
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Double geometry coloumns in an xy event layer (ArcGIS 10.0)

I want to convert an annotation feature class to a shapefile. The annotation feature class is stored in a file geodatabase. I add two columns (x, y) for the centroid coordinates (calculate geometry) ...
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sorting polygons extracted using Fishnet

I generated polygons using fishnet in ArcMap, since the polygons didn't fall exactly on top of my raster image, I had to edit and move some of them. Now the FID of my polygons are all messed up, and ...
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Fuzzy least-coarse common partition algorithm

Given two different partitions of a shape (for argument's sake, two different administrative divisions of a country), how can I find a new partition into which both of those partitions fit, allowing ...
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Points contained in envelopes that cross date-line - java

I'm using the ESRI Geometry Java API https://github.com/Esri/geometry-api-java I want to construct an envelope and see if it contains certain points. It's possible the envelope crosses the ...
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How to create a polyline using multiple points using a PostgreSQL query?

I'm trying to use point data to create a polyline to show my bus route. Initially began with coordinates and used this to create geom using the ST_MakePoint function (written to the BusRouteData ...
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Merging lines (that might cross) at common endpoints without multi-part features in the result

I have a polyline dataset I'm trying to merge / dissolve segments based on an attribute into continuous single lines. The problem is that some of those segments cross each other but need to be ...
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QGIS 2.0.1 Translate Feature

I have a layer containing linestrings and want to move those that are too close to each other. I seem to be missing something in the moving part though: layer = iface.activeLayer() def moveFeature ...
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how to orthogonalize building outlines

I'm looking for a way to orthogonalize building outlines which I've extracted from a high-res DEM. I'm using the FOSS GIS stack (QGIS, GRASS, SAGA, PostgrSQL, PostGIS) and can code in Python (or ...
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arcobjects update geometry Z values of line vertices with a given number

I am trying to develop arcgis 10.0 addin to update Z values of vertices of a selected line. Scenario: The tool scans all features in a given shape file and populates the list of features which has at ...
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Is there a PostGIS function to get a tangent and normal line?

I'm looking for a function that will return a tangent (and normal) for a LINESTRING in PostGIS. I think this is the 3rd time I've come across the need for this function and everytime, I end porting ...
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Geometry Calculation in QGIS [duplicate]

I'm trying to calculate the area of some census tracts in qgis I go to vector -> geometry tools -> export/add geometry columns in the resulting dialog, I calculate using project CRS. What comes out ...
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WFS Updating a geometries points

I'm trying to work out on how I can insert or overwrite points that are stored in a features/ Layer? I've created a String/Text document which is already converted into GML/XML ready to be pushed to a ...
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line from min to max of a digital elevation model

I have some geometries as multipolygons and a dem (digital elevation model). I need a line from the max value to the lowest value of the dem for every multipolygon. Is qgis a tool i could use or do i ...
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How do I use code (preferably c#) to clip all points within a shapefile that are not contained within a polygon?

So the task is simple: I want to take a point shapefile as input and remove all of the points that are not contained within a polygon. I'm using DotSpatial to do this, but the catch is that there are ...
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How to split circles in 8 quadrants

I am using ArcGis 9.3 and I need to split a large number of circles in quadrants. The circles corresponde to a 200m buffer of a point layer and, for each point, I need to split the buffer in 8 ...
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ArcGIS Desktop: Not Rendering Line Data but Web Service Outputs Fine

I have some script which read .JSON files through .NET and then inserts the data into a SQL Server database. The data's Geometry is of the type esriGeometryPolyline ; basically, they are floor plans ...
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Explanation of the Thinness ratio formula?

I am looking for sliver polygons and am using the following formula to identify which polygons have a smaller area-to-circumference ratio (aka Thinness Ratio): 4 * pi * area/(length*length) That ...
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C# implementation of concave hull / alpha shapes

I'm looking for a C# implementation of the Concave hull (alpha shapes) algorithm. I already found several Java, Python and C++ implementation but no C# version. The other implementation are quite ...
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How to split a Polyline Geometry at a certain point in ArcObjects?

I have a polyline geometry and wish to split it into two different geometries, based on a given point on that line, in ArcObjects. I have tried to find out how to do this, but to no avail. I found ...
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Forcing area calculation into miles in QGIS (without changing the PCS) [duplicate]

I'm working on an assignment that requires me to create an area column in miles without changing the projected coordinate system. ArcGIS has a tool that can do this ('Calculate Geometry')-- does QGIS ...
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Plotting on MAPinfo given edge geometry in a row

I have a file of road geometry of the Washington State downloaded from GIS cup 2012. Each row in the file is of the type, ...
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Software to determine if a position is within a shape

I would like to know if there is software available that can: Given a position detected by GPS, Warn the user if they are within a shape that I created and put into a database. Any computer ...
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Can't select geometry from Oracle DB using SQL

I'm trying to select the geometry field from an ArcSDE feature class in an Oracle 11g database (inside of a Python script via PyODBC). This is my query: SELECT SHAPE FROM USR.FEAT_CLASS This is ...
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Create a generic shape and draw it as a polygon with center (or base) and rotation?

In Java (jts), is there a way to draw a generic shape, eg. bounded in meters, and apply this to a coordinate, with rotation around a center or base? Something like: double lat = 65.100 double lon = ...
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Assign a IGeometry to Feature.Shape

I'm trying insert a feature into a FeatureClass, but when I try to assign the geometry to featurebuffer the app return the next Error: The remote procedure call failed. (Exception from HRESULT: ...
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ArcMap: Output to XML Including Shape Data?

I need to create a solution for non-technical people to export data from an ArcMAP document (.mxd) to XML files. I will need each feature's data to be exported in such a way that the output xml file ...
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How I get SRID from Geometry field

what is the function for getting SRID from Geometry field. I have inserted a shapefile into SQLServer table with Geometry field defined. I know the projection of shapefile is Swreff99_1800 ...
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How to determine ring orientation from lat/long coordinate points?

We have some set of point coordinates in lat/long which contribute to a polygon. From this set how do we determine the polygon is clockwise or anticlockwise?
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Geometry Conversion Problem

How do I convert from an ESRI.ArcGIS.Geometry.IPoint to an ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Graphic point object? In other words, I'm wanting to convert from an IGeometry to a runtime geometry, I guess.
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How to insert non-spatial features into a Polygon shapefile - FME 2015

Here is the issue: I have the original data (a shapefile with spatial a non-spatial features) which I need to transform: (highlighted those non-spatail features) I need to make some ...
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Clarification about Trilateration

What is the method used by wikipedia to solve Trilateration problem, is it the Linear Least Square? or is it just a direct solution of a set of linear equation systeme with exact distance? but in this ...
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spatialite : spatial index on geometries

I'm currently learning to use spatial access methods for query optimization. I'm going through the examples in spatialite cookbook and got stuck in here ...
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Find maximum radius of circle that will fit within an irregular polygon?

I have a problem which I think could be handled by using the Zonal Geometry tool in the ArcGIS Spatial Analyst toolbox. However I do not have a license for Spatial Analyst, so I am searching for an ...
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Efficient way of determining polygon intersection with bounding box

I have a set of polygons, and I need to check whether they are intersecting with a given bounding box(rectangle). What I am doing is, I am taking every vertex of polygon and checking whether it's ...
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How to split zAware polyline by points programmatically with C#?

I'm trying to split a polyline by the boundaries of a polygon using IPolyCurve2.SplitAtPoints using C#. The polyline I'm trying to split is zAware and holds elevation values at a regular interval. ...
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Trying to convert geometry to geography keep failing in MSSQL 2012

In MSSQL I have LineString in Geometry type. When I try to convert it to geography using : ...
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Creating PolylineZ in arcpy

The script below is slightly modified "Polyline example" from ArcGIS help http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//018z00000008000000 import arcpy # next 3 lines are new from arcpy ...
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How to get arcpy to access attributes of a geometry?

As a novice python programmer I am struggling mightily with my code. What it is supposed to do is Buffer a bunch of points with four distances (100, 200, 300, 400meters) Calculate zonal sum for ...
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Calculate MBR envelope for different geometry shapes in different rows

I have some different kinds of geometry (Polygons and line strings) stored in my mysql database. On different rows. I know I can retrieve the envelope of one row with: SELECT Envelope(zoneShape) FROM ...
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Using arcpy to find geometry within another feature

In Arcpy, I would like to start with a point and then using its geometry method to find out if it is inside my polygon feature (Urban Areas) deeper than the buffer distance. This is a follow up to ...
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Is there Shape Metrics Toolbox or equivalent for ArcGIS 10?

I need to compute the geometric properties (e.g. contiguity index, dispersion index etc.) of a series of polygons and I would like to use the Shape Metrics Toolbox. I am using ArcGis 10 and the ...