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Importing multiple shapefiles with tablespace and inheritance defined

In the UK we are very fortunate to have the Ordnance Survey who provide the whole of Britain in vector format. The data is provided as over 60 tiles, each of which contains something like 16 ...
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CartoDB data load from csv file error

I’m having some troubles importing data from a cvs file with street addresses and the logs are not providing any meaningful information. I installed CartoDB locally on Mac OSX 10.10. Following are ...
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How to import shapefiles into MS SQL 2008 and then view that data using QGIS?

I'm a QGIS users but not a database person and I need some help on the DB side. I'm currently in the need to import several shape files into MSSQL 2008 and I have no clue how to do that and my IT guy ...
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How to rename PostgreSQL/PostGIS columns while importing Shapefiles?

I discovered shp2psql to successfully import geospatial data from ESRI Shapefiles into PostgreSQL/PostGIS. Now I would like to automatically rename the target column names. Is there any mechanism ...
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Tools for planning a building

I'm planning to build a cabin, and I'd like to combine all the GIS data available from my home country with my own measurements for placing and the cabin layout. That is, I need a tool which can: ...
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Retrieve geographic coordinates from OSM imported data

We have just finished importing OSM data into our PostGIS (Postgresql) database. And we are having difficulty understanding the geometry of various shapes imported. We run a query to retrieve the ...
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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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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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Import CSV: Is there a cap for number of row

I am trying to import several CSV files which contain more than 1,000 rows respectively. However, but only 129 records were only imported each file. Can't see any options that deal with this? I am ...
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Import Shapefile to Postgres

I am trying to import a shapefile to Postgres using the following: shp2pgsql c:\location\water_areas.shp water > water.sql I am receiving the following message: c:\location\water_areas.shp: ...
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How can I preserve date field format when importing to QGIS?

I have a slight learning curve working here, is there a work around to importing spread sheet data without changing the type of data in the fields? i am importing some water test data along the rio ...
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How to change data type in Excel file before creating feature class?

I am trying to import data from Excel spreadsheets where each point coordinate has a 'datetime' timestamp (e.g. "2012-06-01 14:45:32") associated to it. When I check the table properties ArcGIS 10 ...
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Why do XLS files cause Error: “.. is not a valid or recognized data source”

In QGIS, I am trying to add some non-spatial data (in .xls file) that I want to use to join to some spatial data. Adding the file, either from 'add vector' or dragging file onto project I get the ...
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What program(s) can I use to edit a boundary?

So i've got some shapefiles imported into my Sql Server 2008 Database. A number of these boundaries need to get 'cleaned up'. As such I need to do the following :- Export them from Sql Server 2008. ...
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JPG file all black when added as raster in QGIS

I add a new raster layer in the latest QGIS and select a JPG file, but it is all black. I tried adding the TIF version of the same image and that worked. What is it with the JPG, and how should I ...
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Loading projection along with raster in R?

Why the operation myraster = raster("test.asc") does not load the associated projection file test.prj located in the same directory as test.asc? Does raster() need a specific argument? It seems ...
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How do you import simple xyz in QGIS

I have found out how to get tab-delimited X,Y data into a layer but the Z field value is not given as an option on import? I tried to edit the attributes to add and define a new field but it keeps ...
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How to import LAS to QGIS? [duplicate]

I need to import LAS files to Qgis. I´ve never worked with Qgis till now. Could anybody explain me this problem to the details? I´ve installed Quantum GIS v. 1.8.0. Thanks
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Importing OpenStreetMap (OSM) data into *.gdb using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone know what the fastest way to import OpenStreetMap data into an ArcGIS File Geodatabase (*.gdb) is? I'm using ArcGis 10.2.x and I see two options: OpenStreetMap Loader, which handles a ...
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Coordinate formatting for swath data - to polygon

I've got a CSV of Lidar coverage swaths in the below format. Each run or strip is tied together via run_id. I'm assuming L is for left, R is for right and M is for middle. EDIT: These are coordinates ...
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Reading and plotting shapefiles with a custom function in R?

I have this piece of code that want to turn into a function r <- readShapeSpatial("roads") b <- readShapeSpatial("buildings") lc <- readShapeSpatial("landcover.shp") here is the ...
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How can I import the export file (*.sdx) from ArcSDE9.3 to ArcSDE10.1?

We got some files (*.sdx) from our clients using sdeexport from ArcSDE 9.3. We only have ArcSDE 10.1. We tried to use sdeimport command like this: sdeimport -o create -t NHDFCODE -f ...
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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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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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Stitching thousand of 32 bit Tiff without geographic information

I'm working on a project which goes beyond my knowledges, I need your help. I'm working with FLIR movies (thermal imagery recorded from plane), and I have to find a way to make a Tiff containing the ...
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Import list of addresses into MapPoint for route planning

I have a list of 40+ points for each work day in a month. I need to somehow calculate the distance between each of those points for each day. I have a list of addresses in a database, house number, ...
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Loading map files using ArcGIS Silverlight API?

Is there a way to use the Silverlight API to load common maps formats (i.e., layers, shapefiles or rasters) off of my local machine?
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Import Google Maps locations to ArcMap

I have a problem with importing a list of coordinates to ArcMap. I have a shape file of regions of Chile and I would like to add a list of locations with coordinates I got from Google Maps. The shape ...
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How to manage the osmosis command line?

This refer to this post : Read Here I'm in trouble when using osmosis command line to export data from planet-latest.osm.bz2 directly to osm2pgsql using some criteria to select what to transfer. I ...
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ArcGIS XML Import Failed - how to find out why it failed?

I am creating an ESRi XML Workspace document in some of my own C# code. The XML doc that is produced validates against the GdbExchange.xsd schema provided by ESRI. However, when I use ArcCatalog to ...
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Error importing XML workspace document to file geodatabase

Ok so I have a large SDE geodatabase that I exported to an XML Workspace Document. I tried to importing it again into a file geodatabase to test if the export worked correctly and got the following ...
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Can an htm file be imported into Trimble's Data Dictionary Editor?

We've received several data dictionary files from other entities and they all are in *.htm format. We were hoping to not reinvent the wheel, as these are massive data dictionaries, so does anyone know ...
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Importing analytical data (CSV) with different data types into ArcGIS Desktop to generate concentration heat maps?

After reviewing all the possible related solutions to my problem, I could not piece together a solution to process and import multiple sets of groundwater analytical data that contains different data ...
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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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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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Error importing Shapefile to PostGIS using Importer GUI

I'm trying to import a shapefile into a PostGIS database using the graphical importer. I just installed POSTGRESQL, and PostGIS. The GUI looks like this: After testing that my database worked, I ...
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Batch convert ArcGIS 9x files to 10

I would like to convert all mxd's in a directory and it's subdirectories to ArcGIS 10 mxd's. This is so that I can then run python to automate some updates within them. Is this possible? This is my ...
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Problem with Coordinate Tolerances when I export my .shp files to .mdb

When I export my shapefile to a personal geodatabase using ArcMap, the result is not the same as the original database. I do not know how to solve this problem.
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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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Some data Loss when Importing Personal Geodatabase Table from Excel?

When import table from excel some data were loss. i was try to change field type but i cant solve this error. I have attached an example image to show the problem.
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Importing shapefile into GRASS, and multiple new rows appear in attribute table

I am importing a GADM Global Administrative Areas shapefile into GRASS (using QGIS 2.8.2 interface). When I do this, multiple additional rows are created in the attribute table. It goes from this: ...
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Cannot import csv to dbase via Table_to_Table in ArcMap

I have a csv file with > 5 million records. When I imported it to dbase via Table_to_Table function in ArcMap, it raised ERROR(99999). As a result, only 2 million or so records were imported... How ...
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How to auto-create a schema.ini file for a .csv?

I have been given some data in a csv file, which I need to import into my ArcSDE geodatabase. ArcGIS is having problems recognizing the field types, and is not importing some data. It is recognizing ...
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How to import datasets into OpenStreetMap?

A coworker of mine was recently given permission to import our local county government's GIS data into OpenStreetMap. I've made single edits on the OpenStreetMap site before, but I have never imported ...
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how can i convert an excel table to a shapefile with correct scale in arcmap?

i know that there is already one similar question to this one but my problem is different and none of the provided answers did resolve my problem. i've an excel table with some rows and in each row ...
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Importing xyz text ascii GPS time-series for velocity visualization using QGIS?

How i can import text ascii xyz gps time-series in QGIS for velocity visualization? Example xyz MLBU 07SEP17 2007.7098 -0.119998752351520E+07 0.626106994328102E+07 -0.199557178074915E+06 ...
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How can I open, visualize and convert LandXML data?

I've received what I assumed was a DWG file but when I open it in AutoCAD Map 3D 2015 only data frames placeholders are shown. I was under the assumption that the person who sent the data forgot to ...
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OSM import: some features are missing

After importing OSM-Data to my qgis-project (as SpatiaLite database and/or shapefile-extract from planet.osm), some features are missing or have no attribute values. For example that lake: ...
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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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Loading GPS information into map and track waypoints?

I am using QGIS 1.8 in Ubuntu 12.04. I am working with Robot Operating System (ROS) and QGIS simultaneously. My ROS system is connected to LIDAR (sensors) that will publish GPS message so, I could ...