GPS eXchange Format is an open non-propietary GPS file format free from license restrictions used to describe waypoints, tracks, and routes. Its tags store location, elevation, and time. Outside of Esri, it is the defacto standard for exchanging GPS data between applications.

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How to save a .txt file as .gpx

This might be a little bit of a beginner question but I just can't find the answer to my problem. I have a .gpx file with numerous gps location data. I want to edit the code directly (not with a ...
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How to extract the speed from a .gpx file?

Sometimes the .gpx file that you obtain from your GPS-Device does not deliver the speed. The file looks like this: [...] <trkpt lat="59.4179482758" lon="3.6870684847"> <ele>518.38</...
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Model to correct .gpx to shapefile

I have created a model that converts .gpx's to shapefiles and changes the projection. Each shapefile has the same output as the .gpx's input. Instead of deleting the original shapefile and renaming ...
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Importing GPX files into ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop Basic? [duplicate]

I want to import GPX files into ArcMap. There is a good answer What is the simplest method to add GPX files into Arcmap? for version 10.1 using the GPX to Features tool but that is not available in 10....
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Load multiple GPX files to Leaflet map

Considering I have a folder that contains multiple .gpx tracks, my objective is to show each of them in a single leaflet map. Then I would personalize thing like tooltips of each track, the color for ...
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GPX to Feature loses elevation

I have been sent a GPX file to create a trails network on arcgis. When I run the GPX to Feature tool the elevation attributes are all zero, however when I view the GPX file on an online view, there is ...
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Write latlng array to gpx file

So I have this small application that stores some GPS values along a route as var position = [lat, lng, height] objects in an array. Now I would like to export this array as a .gpx file. I ...
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Using 'ogr2ogr' algorithm in QGIS to transform SHP to GPX

So I am trying to convert a LineString shapefile into GPX using the 'gdalogr:ogr2ogr' algorithm in a QGIS python plugin. The problem is that I alway get routes instead of tracks, even if I specify ...
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Generating an image representing inland surface water using QGis and OSM data

I'm trying to generate a raster image representing surface water for a given bounding box. I'm using OpenStreetMaps data as my input for water bodies, and I'm using QGis on Ubuntu to process this data....
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Openlayers 3 GPX Shape issue

I've been working to incorporate GPX file handling within my application with a pretty good degree of success but have just encountered an issue which I don't know how to solve. When drag/dropping a ...
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After converting .shp to .gpx, there seems to be no content in the .gpx

I tried to convert .shp files into .gpx using QGIS. Originally, the .shp were in the Swiss Coordinates (CH190) but I've changed them into WGS. I can load the .gpx into QGIS which works really fine. ...
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QGIS problem with positions of imported waypoints

I'm a newbie to QGIS. The waypoint data was collected on a Garmin etrex legend H, with the grid set to OSGB36. Using Garmin's Basecamp software, I saved the waypoints as a gpx file (also xml etc ...
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How do I convert a GPX to SHP with extended properties?

I have a GPX file containing trackpoints, similiar to the following: <trkpt lat="12.34567890" lon="-12.34567890"> <ele>250.100000</ele> <time>2016-06-03T13:09:...
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Plot GPX on topographic map with no labels

I am trying to plot a path from a GPX file on a topographic map with as few labels as possible. I've played around with a handful of both online and desktop solutions, but it seems that I either don't ...
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Parse and load GPX into database? [closed]

Having a PostgreSQL database, with the following tables: CREATE EXTENSION postgis; DROP TABLE IF EXISTS trips CASCADE; DROP TABLE IF EXISTS locations CASCADE; CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS trips ( ...
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How to attach timestamp to single track (not points) in GPX file

I'm trying to build a Torque visualization with CartoDB based on a GPX file I received from a third-party. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be formatted quite right as the trkpts don't have ...
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How to split a GPX track file into several files of N trackpoints each?

I have some GPX track files, each containing tracks with thousands of trackpoints. I need to split those files into multiple ones, each with 500 (or more, accordingly) points each. Unfortunately I ...
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Recorded track capacity of Garmin eTrex n0 devices

I am interested in purchasing a Garmin eTrex 10 or 20 primarily for geotagging the photos I take on holiday, although I suppose the other features might come in handy as well in the future. When using ...
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Create GPX track in R. writeOGR function

I have a gpx file where someone exported two different activities in two separate locations to a single track. I need to split them and avoid getting the erroneous line in the track layer that ...
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How can I match Geolife traces using TrackMatching or similar tools?

I am working on route prediction and I decide to use realistic trace of moving object, I have choose geolife dataset it is composed of 278 users and every user has its trips presented in GPS or GPX I ...
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Generate 1 shape out of many GPX files

I have many GPX files and i want to show them as layer on mapbox tiles. I managed to create "simple polyline" from gpx and then build GeoJson which include many features. That GeoJson is pretty big, ...
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Error writeOGR using R

I am learning how to use writeOGR to write a GPX file. When I run the line of code I get an error message: Creation of output file failed. Example set of data dput(head(location_information)) ...
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Converting position data created in R to GPX format?

Does anyone know if there is a way to convert position data (latitude and longitude) created in R to GPX format to use with navigation software? I have been searching and havent found an answer. ...
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Convert GPX/KMZ to google maps directions

Is there a way to convert a set of waypoints in a GPX/KMZ file to driving directions suitable for Google Maps. There are numerous sites listing community generated routes which I am unable to load ...
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How to improve GPS recording?

The image shows as example a small loop by car, recorded by two Garmin Dakota 10 devices. It seems both devices have had difficulties caused by the surrounding buildings, the "blue one" seemingly had ...
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Retaining timestamp when saving gpx as shp in QGIS?

I'm somewhat new to QGIS. I used my Garmin GPS unit to record my tracks while collecting plant specimens for a plant inventory. When I collected each plant I noted the time of collection. I want to ...
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What's the best way to visualize hundreds of GPX files?

I'm an amateur GIS enthusiast who maps my runs, hikes and urban explorations all over the place. I have accumulated hundreds of GPX files which I enjoy visualizing in different programs - but all of ...
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GPX: flow Garmin extensions to ArcGIS attribute table

For various reasons I've need to get some of Garmin's waypoint extensions from BaseCamp into ArcMap. Any recommendations for ways of doing this? I can write an XML to CSV converter utility easily ...
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org2ogr PostgreSQL to GPX

I already have found how to import GPX files into PostgreSQL using gdal/org2org. Now I am wondering of dumping into GPX files the results of my modification on dataset stored into PostgreSQL. But I ...
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How to make a line shapefile converted from a gpx track file display over basemaps such as OpenStreetMap?

I have created a line shapefile from a Garmin gpx track file using QGIS 1.12.3 Lyon. Resultant vector file displays properly with other vector shapefiles. Problem is that created vector file (line ...
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QGIS - PYQGIS Import gpx as vector layer

I'm trying to use the python console to import some gpx files as vector layers. When I do it manually I have to choose which layers to add, my options are: I've tried various versions of the code ...
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Displaying colored traces and waypoints

Goal: display map with few routes, which have colored segments. Also displays few waypoints with text + gives option to download few gpx routes and additional text. I see that gpx format has ...
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How to edit a gpx file in a spreadsheet and export the edited table to a new gpx?

I need to edit the date/time and the elevation of many trackpoints in a gpx file. I tried to import the gpx file into an excel spreadsheet using the topografix xsd and the xml import command, but then ...
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Read GPX file from desktop in Openlayers 3

I'm aware that Openlayers 3 has the ability to read and parse gpx files using the drag/drop event and I've incorporated this functionality into my map. What I'd also like to do is give the user the ...
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Get a gpx file from the boundaries of a city

Is it possible to get a gpx file from the boundaries of a city displayed in Google Maps. For example, this boundary: City Boundaries
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Is there a way to change leaflet-gpx style?

I'm using the leaflet-gpx plugin to draw various .gpx files on my map. How can I change the color/style of it? gpxvar[{{loop.index0}}] = new L.GPX("{{url_for('static', filename='gpx/' + r )}}", { ...
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convert a gpx file to a feature class loses ident field

Using the ArcGIS 10.3 gpx to feature tool (GPX To Features (Conversion)) the "ident" field is lost in the translation. DNR Garmin is an option but has limits to the number of points it can process ...
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Subsequent geotagging based on gpx

I would like to geotag my images based on a gpx file: Preconditions: - Images with time codes - Gpx track points (with time codes) Does anyone has a idea how add the images to the track points?
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import error (gpx, kml)

I have problem with gpx and kml files. When I'm trying to import to tablet (simple program for field survey) it appear message: Import error ... file structure is not compliant with the ...
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GeoJSON to GPX with togpx

I have a leaflet map that I use for directions (routing) and I'm trying to convert geoJSON to gpx (for exporting) using the togpx js. Everything works okay and I can see the gpx in my console, but ...
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Add telemetrics to gps file format

I've created my own data file using gps information and loads of sensor data. I'd like to create a gps file which will add this information to the geographic location. Unfortunately most common gps ...
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Animaps does not upload .GPX, alternative sought

I am trying to use the fantastic Animaps. Unfortunately, as stated on its forum, the KML, GPX and TCX upload functions do not work. Does anyone have any familiarity with this site, this problem, or ...
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Graphhopper Map-Matching looses time attribute

I try to use the Graphhopper Map-Matching. My GPX source file looks something like: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <gpx version="1.0" creator="GPSBabel - http://www.gpsbabel.org" ...
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Couldn't add a column to attribute table (GPX layer) | QGIS

Running QGIS 2.10.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. Going to add a column to the attribute table (GPX layer) but couldn't select any type. Then, failed - "Failed to add field 'NameTest' of type. Is the field ...
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Altering gpx data

I am new to this so please be patient. I am working with a series of trail gpx files that I downloaded from the State of Michigan all but four of the files map perfectly. The four that are not, appear ...
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problem with the import of a gpx file in any program

I have difficulties to import one particular gpx file. I got it via email and it displays some tracks. 10 segments and 5500 waypoints. i tried as follow: QGIS, also with GPSBabel Google Earth ...
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Need to combine the lines created by Vector grid in QGIS into one polyline

I am having a fairly specific issue. I am starting off by creating 100m2 squares around specific points on a map by adding a buffer to the point and then using this buffer as the extent for a Vector ...
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How to get all gps points on a road from osm data?

I'm trying to extract gps points on roads in a region. For each road, I need a gps point on that road every 10 meters. I'm aware that Google Map API offer such way points, but due to the latency-...
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Batch Convert Folder of GPX to SHP in QGis

I have a few GPX files (up to 35 Mb, with a few tracks each one) that I want to convert to SHP. QGis is faster and easiest, than ArcGis to convert GPX tracks to SHP, but is there a way to batch ...
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How can I edit gpx tracks, property timestamp and waypoints?

I want to reconstruct the historical movements of a military regiment. I am looking for a publisher, in the end I wish a gpx file. A priori there is full, yet I find none that corresponds: I need to ...