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Is it possible to change data (attributes) in the .csv of a data vector layer and QGIS automatically adopt this?

I have a .csv with data for 300 points: Each column on the .csv is a particular object and the cells define the amount that is available in each point. If I need to change this amount, is it possible ...
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Importing large tiled datasets (e.g. Ordnance Survey) into MapInfo?

I am currently using MapInfo and have several large Ordnance Survey datasets, which require updating. They are tiled .tiffs and need to first, be registered as .tab files. Second the .tab files need ...
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Georeferencing CAD drawings

I am trying to Georeference CAD Drawing in ArcMap by adding the Control Points. But it is taking a long time to load the CAD file. I could not do snapping and every time I hover over the mouse, it ...
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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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Is the QGIS connection with ArcGIS “mapserver” still working?

I would like to add the Ocean Basemap to QGIS. I also found the other posts and I followed this procedure: http://hub.qgis.org/wiki/quantum-gis/Arcgis_rest Hovewer when I put in the Python console ...
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Blank error while using load objects in ArcMap 10.2

I'm trying to load data from an excel file to a feature class using load objects. After matching all the fields I get the following blank error and no data is added to the feature class. Does anyone ...
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how to add multiple grids in SAGA gis

Here is the "big" problem: my Digital elevation model is divided in a lot of pieces (single files .xyz). In order to build a mosaic of them I need to import them all. With SAGA I can import them ...
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Discrepancy between importing same data from CSV and GPS [closed]

I have been importing similar data by using two different methods: Entering the coordinates manually in excel and save as CSV, then importing in QGIS through delimited text layer. Column A is name, ...
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Projection change in QGIS after import & export in Grass

I'm working on an application written with Grass command in python and I have a projection problem. First I create a location with belgian lambert 72 (EPSG:31370) in Grass 7.0. After importing all ...
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Can't import certain tables from SQL Server to QGIS

This is a list of 193 zip codes and their geometries that do not import in QGIS. This is a list of 999 Census Block Groups and their geometries that do import in QGIS. This is the Add MSSQL Layer ...
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Access 2000 database via ArcCatalog displays decimals as integers?

I import an Access 2000 database through ArcCatalog. When I complete the process and check the attribute table, the values come not as decimals as they are in the database but as integer numbers. Why ...
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Difference between raster() and readGDAL()?

I am new in working with rasters and after having trouble working with them i'd like to know the difference between those two import functions. for example i did this library(raster) s<-...
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Can't import shapefile to PostGIS

Sorry if my question is double post with the previous. I have tried to browse but I think I still can't find the solution. I am using postgresql 9.4.1 and postgis 2.1(pg 94) and also qgis 2.4.0. All ...
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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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Defining projection using readOGR if the shapefile doesn't have it?

I think that by using readOGR to import a shapefile renders worthless to put proj4string to the script since if any coords are available in the shapefile, it will be transported through the readOGR. ...
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In CartoDB, is it possible to associate metadata with dataset columns?

I have some data in google spreadsheets. I've been moving the data to cartodb.com because I want to use CartoDB for mapping. As well as mapping, I want to be able to access the raw data and present it ...
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How to import country administrative boundaries from OSM Planet to PostGIS Polygons

I need to import all world countries as polygons or multipolygons into PostGIS. Specifically, I need the administrative boundaries that are like this orange bubble around the actual land borders. I'...
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QGIS error when importing .asc LIDAR data

First let me say that I am novice in GIS department. As archaeologist I had only some courses 8 years back when i was still studying. Now, the problem: When I try to import .asc as raster layer I ...
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QGIS Import Interlis Points problem

When i'm importing a Interlis 1 file (*.itf and *.ili) to QGIS 2.8.1 (or 2.6.1) the polygones are visualized correctly but all the tables containing POINTS (LFP1, Grenzpunkt,...) couldn't be ...
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How would one format an Excel sheet so numeric fields are set to numeric field types when importing to ArcGIS 10.2?

I have a large Excel spreadsheet that contains lots of numeric data that I would like to import to ArcGIS 10.2 as a table using the Excel To Table (Conversion) tool. The frustrating thing is that ...
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Layers with the same projected coordinate system and geographic coordinate system do not overlap [duplicate]

I have a blank map, I've set the data frame to the same projected coordinate system as the data I'm going to add. I have added one shapefile and it looks good. When I wave the cursor over the map the ...
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qgis Points data from KML file

Forgive me if this question has been asked before. My search of the site did not turn up anything relevant, so I decided to ask this question. I have a KML file with Waypoints and several Tracks in ...
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File GeoDatabase Table is too large to export?

We need to query data from the national soils database. The data is in a file geodatabase (which is about 20 GB), but we need to query the data in a SQL Server environment. In ArcCatalog, I am able ...
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How can I import pdf maps to ArcGIS?

I have few hazard maps (with color coding) of a particular state in a pdf report. I am a newbie in GIS and need to use these different maps from the pdf for combined interpretation. Can the colors ...
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PostGIS ST_GeomFromGML giving strange result

I'm currently running Postgres 9.1 with PostGIS 2.0. I am trying to create a polygon geometry from the following GML: <gml:Surface gml:id="ID_63_1413425013514_23322" srsName="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:...
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How to import GPS waypoint, track info into ArcMap 10.2?

I heard that ArcMap 10.2 can import waypoint and track information directly from a GPS without bridging it from MapSource or BaseCamp software. Can someone give me tutorial or link to a video that I ...
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How to get information about layer-structure on a WMS

I'm a complete beginner in the world of GIS. And I've been wondering: how do I know where a WMS is, and what layers there are that I can import into my map? To make it a bit more concrete: I just ...
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Can't import libraries to rsaga

I get this error when I'm trying to import a raster to RSAGA: > rsaga.import.gdal(paste(rast_name, ".tif", sep=""),"RASTER", env= my_env) Module 'GDAL: Import Raster' not found in SAGA library '...
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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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CartoDB import defaults to string

When uploading CSV files to CartoDB through their web interface, all columns default to string as their data type, despite the CSV file containing a number of number-only columns. An example row is ...
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QGIS won't read table columns in CSV import on Mac OS

I am trying to import a CSV file into QGIS, but it ends up looking like my print screen below (program is in Swedish but in the preview window you can see how QGIS won't read my data correctly). I can'...
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Shape file fails to import into Google Earth Pro

My shape file fails to import into Google Earth Pro. Is the map projection of my shape file to blame? When I heard Google Earth Pro was now free I thought it might be a good tool for non-GIS people ...
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Looping for importing and interpolating a lot of LIDAR files?

I'm quite new to Grass Gis and I'm trying to make DEM (digital elevation model) for modelling flooding. I have 170 *.xyz files, which need to be scanned for extents (r.in.xyz -s input=...\filename.xyz ...
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How to use gdal_grid with VRT?

Hi folk's it seems to be that I'm to stupid to use gdal_grid. I' have file called dgm-10-epsg-32633.csv with equidistant samples 10x10m in this form. X,Y,Z 386700,6068670.000,.000 386710,...
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How to import Ordnance Survery raster layer to ArcGIS Desktop?

I have downloaded raster map data from ONS, the data has come in the form of two files... one is full of .tlw files and the other is full of .tab files... How do I import it into a raster layer to ...
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Converting XML metadata to WMS?

I am currently creating an online GeoPortal for open data with the idea being that a user sources open data from a source such as the following: http://www.opendataphilly.org/opendata/resource/60/...
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Importing Excel file to ArcMap

https://www.dropbox.com/s/disaisc1wrv1mbi/Form470_2015-02-11-13-10-13.xls?dl=0 I downloaded that from the USAC (people that manage USF, E-Rate, etc.) web site. I've tried many combinations of ...
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How do I import Python modules into Manifold GIS?

The question says it all, really. Manifold 8, with the IronPython 2.6 distribution. I've gotten Manifold to at least be able to run IronPython scripts (courtesy of http://www.georeference.org/Forum/...
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Getting species geodata (via Lifemapper)

In the search for species occurence data I stumbled on the Lifemapper project (http://lifemapper.org/). For creating biological models they posess a very comprehensive database. Unfortunately it does ...
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Importing LiDAR .txt in QGIS for map conversion

I have LiDAR data in .txt files (1000 to 26000 KB), where 2nd column marks x-coordinates, 3rd col y and 4th col z. 8 485000.16 6508997.48 1.84 66 Last 2 485001.27 6508998.92 1.86 82 Last 2 485001.02 ...
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Imported TIF has dark gray background instead of white

using QGIS 2.6 I import a TIF file, and expect the import to show an image that has black lines on a white background (with some other colors here and there), as the native windows viewer will see a ...
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Problem in importing shapefile to Postgis with postgis Shapefile manager

i have a problem with importing my shapefile to postgreSQL, it's a poroblem with the encoding, here's the screenshot: i tried to change encodingin "options" buti get this message: "Failed in ...
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Why the order of imports matters in a standalone PyQGIS processing script?

I've come across a weird issue while running standalone PyQGIS processing scripts. The order of imports in the script affects its normal execution. You can reproduce the problem by opening a Python ...
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Import CAD annotation from multiple DWGs into multiple Geodbs

I'm new here (and to python). I'm trying to use the "importCADAnnotation" tool to import annotation from multiple .dwg files in a directory to new annotation layers within file geodbs (with the same ...
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Error finishing importing Nominatim: idx_word_word_id

After three weeks of hard work, I was one step to the end of importing planet.osm, but it crashed! This is the first log error: user@maps:~/Nominatim$ tail setup.log Done 37133684 in 148141 @ 250....
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How to import gdb file data into an Excel sheet

How can I extract the data from a gdb file into an Excel worksheet? Is this possible at all?
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Import Aerial Images from Google into QGIS?

QGIS 2.6.1, Windows 7 I am looking to import an image from Google Earth into an existing QGIS project. Is it possible to download geo-referenced images from google maps (or google earth) and import ...
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Can't find the proper settings to import Europe map using osm2pgsql?

I'm trying to deploy a map server, i used http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/. My server setup is: Xeon E3-1230v2 Quad-qore, 16GB RAM DDR3, 2x2TB HDD in Software ...
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Import TIFF files into Whitebox

I´ve a problem, when I try to import tiff file into whitebox, I obtain a very small image so I can´t change the values of max and min as I saw before in other question.
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csv data into an .xml Workspace Document to import into my geodatabase?

I'm looking to import data into my geodatabase from an .xml file using the import XML workspace document utility that comes from right clicking the geodatabase in ArcCatalog . Only problem is my ...