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Importing shapefiles to SQL Server

I often use the brilliant SQL Server 2008 Spatial Tools to import shapefiles into SQL Server 2008. This works absolutely fine but it leaves me wondering, how do Microsoft expect end users of SQL ...
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Mapinfo problem importing mid/mif

I am trying to import a mid/mif into MapInfo. I follow the usual routine of Table --> Import and select the correct mid/mif. I get the following error: (f:\FILENAME.mif:8) Found [(] while searching ...
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How to save data from QGIS 1.8 to PostGIS without shapefile intermediate?

Is it possible to save data directly into an existing PostGIS database from QGIS without having to first save it as a shapefile? I know about the SPIT plugin but that requires a shapefile. I want to ...
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How to preserve non-ASCII characters in ogr2ogr import?

I want to import a list of international place names and their locations into a SQL Server database using ogr2ogr. The source data is a CSV file encoded in UTF-8. I've prepared a five-record sample ...
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Why does ogr2ogr silently skip some rows?

I have a CSV file called office_locations.csv that contains point data. I want to load it into a SQL Server geospatial database using ogr2ogr. The CSV file is encoded in UTF-8. It contains a header ...
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Import database (Excel file) into PostgreSQL [closed]

In order to import my database (excel file) into PostgreSQL, I converted the Excel file into ".csv" file. Then, I used the application: "Import Data For PostgreSQL" and I could import my database but ...
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Could not add the specified data object to the map

I have registered the postgresql database with arcgis desktop 10.1. In ArcMap, When I try to drag and drop one of the tables to the map I get this error: Could not add the specified data object to ...
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How to preserve label rotation when importing DXF into QGIS?

I am in the process of importing some rather messy DXF data into QGIS. I already fixed dangeling lines thanks to GRASS, created polygons, and even translated the data to the correct position. But I ...
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ImportError: dynamic module does not define init function on MAC

I want to import a lib compile from C (liba.pyd) on MAC mountain lion(OSX 10.8) but mac can read .so .pyc but not pyd So I change the extend file name to .so manually and my python is 2.7.3 I ...
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Import Points with WKB format to QGIS

I have a .csv file with population data according to specific locations (Points). My problem is that all locations are given in WKB format like that: ...
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Import GPS data (text documents files) to QGis

I want to import GPS data (text document files) in to Qgis, what file format are you suppose to use ?
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Importation of .csv on grass gis converts numeric data to string data

When importing a csv file on grass7, the numeric data is converted into a data of type string. My csv looks like this : id_core value 1 F1 83.0611472396 2 F2 98.8584345936 3 F3 ...
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How to feed data to a Openlayers page

I have a webpage, on which I am running Openlayers to query a WMS server. Now, I want to provide my own data to Openlayers. I do not want to use a WMS server. I have a php script, which will generate ...
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QGIS - How to avoid -2147483648 value from imported CSV?

I am attempting to join a spreadsheet containing all the CIA Factbook Country Comparison Data (many columns) to the existing Natural Earth world countries shapefile. I followd the tutorial here, but ...
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How can I import layers into a database?

According to the QGIS User Guide (release 1.8.0, page 203/204) I only have to drag a layer from the QGIS Browser to the DB Manager. But for me this does not work.
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QSpatialite : import multiple TXT/CSV

I'm using QSpatialite only. I don't have spatialite-gui neither the shell. I want to import multiple TXT/CSV at one time. How is it possible to do that ? I found nothing on the internet. Thanks
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Add metadata to dataset (feature class, coverage or shapefile) from a .csv using arcpy?

I am looking for a script that will take metadata information provided in an excel table, convert it to a .csv and import the values to populate some of the dataset's ArcGIS metadata elements. I came ...
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How can I show excel file with addresses inside in Google Earth?

I have excel file with 1 column of address , city and country. I want to "import" it into Google Earth and get placemarks of the addresses (2800 POI). How can I do it ?
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How to convert MODIS (Vegetation Continuous Fields - MOD44B) to (.img and hdr) in ENVI

Please can anyone help me to convert MODIS (Vegetation Continuous Fields) to (.img and hdr) formats? In ENVI, anytime i try using the MODIS conversion toolkit, a dialog box appears telling me to ...
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OpenLayers With UK Ordnance Survey Maps

How do I use UK ordnance survey maps with OpenLayers API without committing myself to using the OpenSpace API. I need to have generic OpenLayers code only.
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Import attribute data? [duplicate]

I have a question that probably has a simple answer but I have not found it yet. Can anyone help? I have a shapefile of Germany's counties ("Landkreise"). Now I would like to add several attributes ...
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How do you read GeoTiff-file in SAGA GIS Program?

I'm very new with all GIS-stuff and I got advice that SAGA GIS would be a good program to start with. I would like to read a GeoTiff-file in SAGA, but I can't find an "import file"-function x) Any ...
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Is it possible to import/run AML script into GRASS?

I have an AML script that has instructions to import tmp files of (grid, network, basin...) is there any way to run the script in GRASS? I tried to converted to Python but I couldn't do it for the ...
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How to open a .k format (I think it is made with IDRISI product) with open source software

I just received a .k file which I know it was made with a IDRISI software (i do not know which). I serched the web and I did not find many information on this format a part for a very essencial page ...
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Import garmin Topo map to QGIS

I would like to import my Garmin Topo Maps to QGIS. I want to use the Topo Map as a Layer to create Shapefiles. Can anybody tell me if it is possible to import the Garmin maps including waypoints as ...
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How do I import UK Environment Agency Lidar data (.asc) into Quantum GIS

I have downloaded Lidar data from the UK Environment Agency as ESRI ASCII files but being a complete novice as far as GIS is concerned I do not know how to view them. Quantum GIS was recommended to me ...
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importing coordinates via a csv file does not work

I tried to manually add point data via a CSV file to an empty project in QGIS 1.8.0. The points do show up all right with the correct coordinates, but already the scale is not correct (using the ...
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Grass won't import shapefiles

I have a problem involving the import vector data command, specifically importing shape files. I installed QGIS on a pc at work and there I could import shape files into GRASS GIS 6.4.3RC2 (which is ...
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CSV and GDAL 1.10 in QGIS

It seems the GDAL upgrade from 1.9 to 1.10 changed the way CSV files are handled so that I now have a non-functioning QGIS. App hangs trying to import csv data file when previously had no problems ...
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Input data format and read multiple files into Grass 6.4.1

I am trying to read in multiple (hundreds, thousand) LiDAR ascii files into Grass. They contain elevation data. I think I have managed one, and I can make a map of elevations, using File, Import ...
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QGIS on Mac WKT import problem

QGIS 1.8.0 Mac OSX 10.6.8 These problems seem to be specific to Mac, as two Windows users don't have the problem. Import a file as a vector: TEST.CSV id;wkt 1;"POLYGON((10 10,20 20,20 30,20 ...
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QGIS import polygons in CSV

QGIS 1.8 on Mac: I'm hoping to migrate several dozen local maps from my 30 year old Win3.1 plotting system to QGIS. Polygons are in X,Y (CSV), first point repeated at the end to close it, with ...
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How can I add data to a shp file attribute table from arcobjects?

I have a code that selects row data from a listview table in VB.net. I have declared that data as a variable and I can see it if I ask it to dispay a message box (see code below). Now I would like to ...
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import grass.script as grass under windows 7

OS: Windows 7 64bit GIS: QGIS 1.8 (qgis.org/downloads/QGIS-OSGeo4W-1.8.0-2-Setup.exe) I have created a plugin for QGIS, with the QGIS plugin builder. Now i would like to import grass.script into ...
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How to import values from feature to variable list in ModelBuilder? [closed]

I'm trying to create a model to find POI by selection by atrribute. I have feature layer (POI with three fields Kat_1, Kat_2, Kat_3 ) and 3 parameters ( Variables: Kat_1,Kat_2,Kat_3). How do I ...
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How to read this data file and convert it to raster format for analysis?

I am trying to introduce the 5 degree dataset from here http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/cru/data/precip/ (it is the first link). And once I introduce it to GIS to use it as a raster input to calculate zonal ...
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Data management in GRASS from command line?

I'm trying to import a large set of raster files into GRASS. The GUI import tool works fine for a handful of files, but it appears to require that I click the "Layer id" checkbox for each individual ...
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How to import multiple shapefiles each with different source projections to postgis

I have a couple thousand .zip files each with a .shp, .dbf, .shx, and .prj inside them that I want to load into postgis. The problem is, they have many different source projections (each defined in ...
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Setting geometry types importing to PostGIS with OGR

I'm using ogr2ogr to import data into a PostGIS database. Each dataset I need to import has (theoretically) the same exact data structure, but it appears that they are not the same geometry types. ...
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Why would a map lost the coordinate system when I use it in ArcGis?

I have a file in AutoCad with ETRS89 coordinates, and when I use the same map in ArcGIS it loses coordinates. With other files do not happen.
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Is there a way to add a PDF to ArcMap as data?

I receive a lot of PDF maps (vector, image, with georeference and without) and I am having to convert them to an image file before I can add them to ArcMap and georeference. I can't see any obvious ...
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How to import 3D geometries from DXF, VRML or X3D into PostGIS 2

we plan to develop a webbased 3D GIS using PostGIS 2 and GeoServer with a W3DS. The architecture works fine, but i have problems to import 3D geometries into PostGIS. The geometries come from AutoCAD ...
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How does Quantum Gis work with Arcgis .xml files?

I'm not familiar to quantum gis, so can anyone explain if it is possible to import/export xml files in quantum gis? If it is possible, how can I do that? I exported some . xml recordset and workspace ...
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Importing Lat/Long coordinates as CSV file & only displaying single point in QGIS

I am using QGIS and trying to import Lat/Long coordinates as delimited text layer. All points show up in my attribute table, however, only one point is displayed on the map? Any ideas?
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How to Create a Version 10 File Geodatabase from an XML from ArcGIS 9.2?

A client has given me an XML document for the schema of an ArcGIS 9.2 Geodatabase. The final goal will be to create a version 10 version of the geodatabase but the client doesn't have version 10 yet. ...
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I want to import an Excel spread sheet with desc, northing and easting into Google Earth to make a KMZ

I have a spread sheet with three columns containing a Description, a Northing and an Easting in UTM. Instead of entering the points in by hand, I want to find a faster method. Any help is greatly ...
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Steps to update OpenStreetMap back and forth?

I have both a PostGIS database with OSM data imported, and the same data in a SHP folder. By adding missing information to the downloaded OSM data, both in SHP and PostGIS, I'd be able to contribute ...
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MapBox import from TileMill gives only 1 layer

This is my first time using MapBox and I'm trying to import a map from TileMill. The map has 11 layers, in TileMill, but when I import it directly to MapBox, it only seems to have a single layer. It ...
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Integrating geolocated Twitter posts in ArcGIS

Is it possible to integrate the lat/long data included with Twitter posts (those few that have it enabled of course) into an ArcGIS desktop environment? I've seen Twitter applications on ArcGIS Online ...
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Problem with SPIT (error while importing layers to POSTGIS)

I was attempting to import a polyline roads layer into postgis, using both SPIT in QGIS 1.7 and postGIS GUI for this purpose. I have received errors through both processes as described here: SPIT ...