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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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cannot import cascaded_union

Here is the code that I am using for a project: import fiona import shapely import shapely.geometry from matplotlib import pyplot from shapely.geometry import Point from shapely import ops from ...
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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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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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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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Seeking options for Spatial ETL (Extract, Transform, Load)?

I am interested in the pro's and con's of various spatial ETL (extract, transform, load) tools. If you have used the items listed here (or add your own), please share your opinions and experiences. ...
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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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Import export KML Layers in Flex Viewer

Hi I had a request from a peer for a KML import/export for the ArcGIS Flex Viewer. I could not find much except for a KML Importer widget that no longer works for flex viewer (stopped at 2.5). Is ...
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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 ...
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How to import info from mdb file into a project?

I need to import info on a QGIS project. The info are in a MDB file (population, mean age, number of cars and so on: one record per region) that is written to be connected with a region shape from 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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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 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 convert KML to shapefile without losing attributes?

I'm new to QGIS and all geoinformation itself but have to work on some difficult stuff. I have a KML file with hundreds of points. To each point there is information, such as Name, Power, Age (it's a ...
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How To Bulk Export Shapefiles Into Microsoft SQL Server using QGIS or PostGIS

Hey all thanks so much in advance for your help I have been researching this issue for a while. I have found two popularly suggested ways to preform this task: ogr2ogr - just take a shapefile and use ...
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Tiny “geo scratchpad” server for fast import and preview of dxf

Background: I want to create a self-service website where customers can upload dxf data (building data mainly). The data can be brought into a suitable legacy .dxf format if need to, using external ...
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Opening and extracting data from Shapefiles?

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). How do we use these ...
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How can I import tif file in GRASS GIS

While importing TIFF image to GRASS GIS, I get an error: Location PROJ_INFO is: name: Lambert Conformal Conic proj: lcc datum: nad83 a: 6378137.0 es: 0.006694380022900787 lat_1: 36.16666666666666 ...
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arcmap import dgn file with northern-eastern position system

I have a DGN file which includes road network information, but the DGN use northern-eastern position system. When I try to import the DGN file into arcmap, I get "Unknown Spatial Reference" warning. ...
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Error importing raster into GRASS plugin in QGIS

I am trying to import a tiff raster file into GRASS however every time I do this the below error message comes up. I am using a custom CRS so I have tried changing it back to the default CRS but still ...
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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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Using ArcGIS for Server and ArcSDE for importing shapefiles?

Is there a way to use ArcGIS Server web services to perform the task below? I have .NET ArcObjects code to import shapefiles to Spatial DB which works on ArcGIS for Desktop. This code used ArcSDE to ...
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Problem of importing signature files from stacked dataset of Landsat 8

I tried importing a signature file using the AOI file from a stacked image of 16 bands of Landsat 8 on ERDAS 9.1. Its just not happening. Error message says "statistics info not found". However a ...
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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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How to properly import QImage from PyQt4.QtGui?

I am starting with QGIS python console. Naturally, I came across the PyQGIS Developer Cookbook. While trying to cut my way through it, I encountered a lot of problems with "undefined attributes and ...
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Minimum Information to be kept on importing OSM data to use it for creating random start and ent points

I want to only import the minimum of data from OpenStreetMap, to be able to distribute random start and end points for a simulation in administrative areas in germany. I found this file ...
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Importing data from excel and maintaining the time format

I am trying to import a file from Excel which is a GPS data set of consecutive points at 15minute intervals. When I import the file and save it as a shape file the time column is not read properly and ...
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Import error:No module named _gdal

I have installed python 2.5.1 and FWTools2.4.7 in my laptop(Windows 7) when i run my pythonscript in FWTools i get following error Import error:No module named _gdal can any one suggest how to solve ...
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How do I join an MS Access (accdb) table to a Feature Layer in ArcGIS 10.1?

I would like to join a table from a microsoft access database (.accdb) to a featurelayer in ArcGIS 10.1. How do I associate tables from that database with existing layers that have a matching ...
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Importing .shp to postgreSQL

I want to import a shp file to postgreSQL. First I create sql file and then run PostgreSQL. To create sql file, I run this command in windows cmd: shp2pgsql -s 4326 worldCountries.shp worldcountries ...
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Import data, analyze spatially, and export list of points using Google Earth

I am trying to: import data into Google Earth from an outside data source. Then overlay a map and isolate which datapoints fall into that area. I would like to then export a list of the data points ...
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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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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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Keep leading zeros when importing .csv into QGIS?

I'm having issues getting QGIS to retain leading zeros when I import a .csv file. I have zip codes I am trying to read in and I need the leading zeros. I am not super familiar with GIS, so please ...
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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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QGis 2.4 - Python 2.7 PyQT4.Qtcore.QStringList Import failed

I receive an import error when trying to import QStringList from the Qgis Python console (or when loading a custom plugin). from PyQt4.QtCore import QStringList Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Import GML data in SQL Server Spatial

I have GML file with Application Schema whose data I need to import into SQL Server Spatial. I have been creted database structure with all thing that I need in database, and now I need to fill it ...