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Unable to load shapefile as feature class into geodatabase file, with only 3 of the fields

I'm trying to automate importing census boundary shapefiles to feature class in a Geodatabase File, but somehow could not get it to work with this code: ### ======================== load boundary ...
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pyQgis in stand alone script, vector loading error

I am trying to use the Qgis functions in a stand alone Python script. I m running Mountain Lion OS, 2.7 Python & the Qgis 2.0.1 Dufour. My main problem is that I cannot get started - I cannot ...
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Selecting a valid format file

There has been an error when uploading a shapefile I want to start with some imported data. Upload a file. Please, select a valid format file # when upload a zip file: Oops! There has been an ...
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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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How does shp2pgsql define schema?

Can anyone explain how it is that the shp2pgsql loader for loading shapefiles into PostGIS goes about defining the schema for a table when importing a shapefile? To further explain, shapefiles are ...
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Editing the QGIS Attribute Table

Is there a way to edit the name, type and length given to each column on the attribute table once the information has been imported from Excel?
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How to import R-generated .gri/.grd raster files in grass?

I received data in .grd + .gri format, where the first one is a small text file and the second one (having the same name) is a binary file. I am unable to open them in grass/qgis. Any hint ? Missing ...
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GDAL loads in Python, but not IPython (Linux)

I am trying my hardest to utilize the work of the good folks at the GeoDa center, but I cannot seem to get all of the components to load. GDAL, in particular, has been giving me some difficulty. The ...
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How to read Binary overlay (*.ovl files) data programmatically

Currenlty, Im dealing with binary Overlay files (*.ovl files) and I needed to read them byte by byte and display the content in a possible way. I came to know that there can be ASCII and Binary ...
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ssf to .shp conversion, field name changing from Pahtfinder data dictionary [duplicate]

When I convert the data with Pathfinder Office to shapefile. After opening the data in Arcmap, I can see that the field names changes. ArcMap is only keeping first 10 letters of the the field column ...
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Load LAS files in MapInfo

Is it possible to open LAS files within MapInfo? If so, how is accomplished in MapInfo 10.0?
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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 data into CartoDB

I've tried several ways of bringing my spreadsheet into CartoDB (.csv, .xls, .xlsx). However I keep getting a message like: An error ocurred when importing your data Error 99999 Unknown What ...
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Most reliable way to import large dataset with osm2psql

I know my question is similar to slow import via osm2pgsql to postgresql database and Optimizing osm2pgsql imports for OSM data but as we currently have quite some problems importing a large set of ...
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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 searched the web and I did not find many information on this format apart for a very essential page ...
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Trouble with making shapefile from xls file

Using DIVA GIS, each time I attempt to import some species data from an xls file to be plotted onto a map, the program becomes very slow and eventually becomes unresponsive. My dataset originally ...
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Preparing CSV files for use in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I wonder if there are any recomendations how to properly prepare CSV files for use in ArcGIS for Desktop. I ask because I have some troubles using CSV files because ArcGIS attributes wrong field types ...
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Import a .las-file into QGIS 2.0.1? [duplicate]

I want to import a .las-file into QGIS 2.0.1. My guess is that I need to convert it into a format that is readable in QGIS. But how? I tried using LASTools. I downloaded it, but I don't understand how ...
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Importing recent NAVTEQ/HERE RDF Data into Postgres/Postgis

I am trying to import a recent version of navteq data into a postgres DBMS. I have downloaded the 2014Q2 version of the data from https://here.flexnetoperations.com as well as ...
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ArcGIS fails to import all records from huge CSV file to file geodatabase table despite being within FGDB table size limits

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 on Windows 7 64-bit with 4GB of RAM. I have some very large tables in CSV format to import to ArcGIS, they all have about 30 fields, upwards of 5 million records per table (a ...
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How to open the Shape files and extract the data from these files?

We are in need of US highway data. We found it for Florida at the state GIS website . We downloaded the data for Florida highway intersections from here (this is a zip file) . We do not know how to ...
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How to import GEBCO bathymetry into QGIS?

I'm experiencing problems with the import of bathymetry data in QGIS, which I downloaded freely from GEBCO or NOAA. The problem is that if I import the grid (either with .nc or .asc extension, or if I ...
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Import CSV limited to 20 records [duplicate]

I want to import data that I have on a csv file into QGis. Its basic data; point name, latitude, longitude. I have around 1200 records on the csv file. Surprisingly, when I import the data into QGis ...
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Openstreet map loosing information

I succesfully created a shapefile from openstreetmap with the OpenStreetMap tool in QGIS 2.2. When I try to create a polyline layer, it says that there are 8000 values in the db file for the property ...
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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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Integrating geolocated Twitter posts in ArcGIS for Desktop?

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 ...
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MapInfo Populating Dates in Table

I am opening an Excel spreadsheet in MapInfo. One column of the Excel spreadsheet holds a date per row. Some of the rows dont have an assigned date this is fine. When opening the table in MapInfo, ...
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Projecting Imported NetCDF file correctly?

I have 360 NetCDF files (.nc) that I need to import into ArcGIS. They hold monthly historical climate data in the U.S. When I tried to import one, using the Make NETCDF Raster Layer tool, the ...
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How to import shp2pgsql?

I want to import shape file into PostGIS. There is 1 database postgres in it but no table added yet. I am using this command: shp2pgsql -I -s 4326 districts.shp districts | psql -d postgres -U ...
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How can I import KML/KMZ files to Google Maps Engine Lite?

MapsEngine seems to import only CSV, XLS files for creating a map. How can I import my KML/KMZ files with Maps Engine Lite
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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 ...
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GRASS GIS v.in.ply

I'm trying to import a .ply file from MeshLab 1.33 into GRASS GIS 7.0 using v.in.ply addon, but I get the error message: ERROR: List index must be integer, is uchar This appears to be referring to ...
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Exporting well data from IHS Kingdom in a format that plays nice with ArcGIS

A coworker of mine has a bunch of well data (including georeferencing and attribute tables) in IHS Kingdom. We need to convert this data into a format that works with ArcGIS (e.g. .shp files). ...
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PGSQL2SHP Commnad switch column type

I work with Postgis. I have table CREATE TABLE centerline ( gid serial NOT NULL, l_from integer, l_to integer, r_add_pre character varying(15), r_to integer ... } Export this table with ...
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import qgis.core problem with QgsFeature and QgsGeometry

I've tried several previous answers to similar questions - no luck. I run Win7. I installed QGIS 2.2.0 using the OSGeo4W 32-bit installer. Problem 1) from qgis.core import * failed. Solution 1) ...
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How to export a shapefile from ArcGIS 10 into Autodesk Ecotect?

I am trying to export a shapefile from ArcGIS 10 into Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2011 for solar analysis. I have a shapefile with polygons, and the heights of buildings is stored in the attribute ...
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Getting timestamps from gpx files into QGIS? [duplicate]

I want to get the timestamp in the gpx file loaded as a feature attribute. Currently I am importing the files using GPSTool from a garmin etrex 30.
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Annotation class empty after export

I need to use one annotation layer for different purposes (change positions, erase, add...) I need the old one as well so I wanted to export it and work on the new one. But every time either I use ...
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QGIS Analyst Create Finished Product for MapInfo Client

I use Esri in my day job and am learning QGIS for work on the side. I have a Client that uses MapInfo for creating Posters and Presentations. I have never used MapInfo. I am digitizing geology data ...
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Importing Leica total station .GSI file data into ArcGIS Desktop 9.x?

I have a total station data file (test.gsi) that was collected with a Leica 1200. How can I import the data to ArcGIS 9.x and plot points with the point name given by the total station observer. ...
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Keep leading zeros when converting .txt into dbf using CopyRows management

I am writing a python code in order to bring my.txt file into a dbf file in arcgis. I am using CopyRows_management which seemed to be working just fine until I realized that one of the 40 fields from ...
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How to migrate from ArcGIS for Desktop to QGIS?

Our lab has about 10 projects in ArcGIS 9 (a couple are made in ArcGIS 10) that includes the following in each: A georeferenced (WGS1984 geographical projection) raster seafloor image, representing ...
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Garmin conversion track

I have problem when import garmin GPS tracks with software for Android. I found this code: public static int importTracks(String path, Context context) throws ClassNotFoundException, IOException { ...
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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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Help in importing excel data

I have downloaded the hourly solar radiation data from NREL which is in CSV format but the problem is that the file does not have an exclusive column called latitude and longitude. There are 100s of ...
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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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Problems converting csv to shp in QGIS 2.01 on a Mac

When converting a csv to shp, I have been using the 'Add delimited text layer', and get one of two errors. With 'First record has field names' clicked, I am told that there is 'no data found in file'. ...
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How to prevent QGis (MMQGIS plugin) from interpreting numbers as strings [duplicate]

I'm using the MMQGis plugin to "Join Attributes From CSV" into a shape file and am having trouble getting QGis to interpret some numbers as numbers (rather than strings which is what its doing). This ...
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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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Where can I find GIS data about NYC's combined sewers (CSO) that's free to use?

I've located two sites that display the data that I'm looking for, but both lack exporting functions. OASIS NYC and maps.nyc/gov Otherwise I can't locate this data anywhere in a format I can use in ...