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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. ...
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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" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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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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 @ ...
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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 ...
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header row in excel is not header row when imported into ArcMap

I am importing an Excel table with X/Y coordinates to plot on a map (point data). The original Excel table has a header row as its top row..The row is 'frozen' in Excel. When I import the table and ...
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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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QGIS: raster import “nan”

I've been importing raster files in ZMAP format using QGIS 2.4 and 2.6. Some of the files work fine but other files for some reason import a black image with nan as a default black and white value. ...
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How to load two images in ENVI 5.1?

I am using ENVI 5.1 and when I use the Data Manager to load several images and if I want to load two adjacent images, why would one of them load and the other doesn't?. Am I missing something here ?
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send csv with polygon or line in gps data

I want to send a csv with a polygon or line to show it in cartoDB map but when I try to send data to the server I don´t know the exact way to send the info. for polygon some think like this. ...
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How to load an ENVI file into ArcGIS?

I received a series of *.img files with a single .hdr file that contains the necessary georeferencing information (i.e., samples, lines, coord system, etc.). I presume this is an ENVI header file ...
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Can't add marker saved as an EMF to the style manager

I'm trying to add a marker I created in PowerPoint and saved as an EMF to ArcMap. The current questions all state that all I have to do is open the style manager and go to the marker symbols folder, ...
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Is it possible to add values+symbols to an imported symbology in ArcMap?

I am trying to use an imported symbology from a layer file in ArcMap 10.2. However, the shapefile that I want to make a symbology for has two or three more values than are present in the imported ...
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How to import geometry data from csv file to postgres?

I have geometry file in *.xls file, but when I save in *.csv it say "some feature in your workbook might be lost if you save it as CSV (Comma delimited)" however I keep that file anyway and when I ...
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How to import `numeric` fields from csv to dbf in ArcGIS?

I am trying to import a CSV into a DBF using ArcCatalog (10.1). In the field map, pictured below, I can only set an ID field to Long, Text, Double, etc. But there is no Numeric type as in DBF and ...
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How to keep georeferencing from ArcGIS when importing raster into QGIS?

I tried searching for the answer to this, but I didn't see anything, so here it goes: I have previously georeferenced some .png raster images in ArcGIS 10.2.2, and could like to import them into ...
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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 store lat/long in PostGIS database? [duplicate]

I have a bunch of points in a text file that are represented using lat long (116.3158516 39.9748016). I import them into my GIS enabled database and create trajectories using st_makeline() as ...
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Looking for an open-source Java based GeoTIFF library

I have written many programs for reading and writing various types of spatial data in the past but I must admit that the GeoTIFF format has often gotten the better of me. It's such a flexible format ...
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Converting Labels to Annotations in ArcGIS for Desktop says coordinates or measures are out of bounds?

Am converting Labels to Annotations in ArcMap 10.1. However an error messages pops up with this message. The coordinates or measures are out of bounds. Text = RUSHOZI The coordinates or measures are ...