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Using “calculate field” in python script fails to display Arabic characters correctly

Using “calculate field” in python script fails to display Arabic characters correctly. I have exported the modelbuilder to python script, but unfortunately the Arabic characters cannot by displayed ...
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QGIS 2 leaf plugin - How can I receive legend in Czech language - letters with diacritics missing

I am using QGIS 2 leaf plugin and on the web my index.html don't show in the legend letters with diacritics. When I see the html code there is . It doesn't enable languages like the Czech language? ...
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How to change encoding options for a shp file in ArcGIS

After creating a shp file with attributes containing Turkish characters like ş,ç,ü.., Upon exporting it as another shp file , shp file having problem on displaying those characters, Is there any way ...
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Spelling of Kilometres on ArcGIS Pro scale bar?

Being in Australia I like to see the spelling of "Kilometres" used on my maps in preference to "Kilometers". In ArcGIS Pro 1.0 I have not been able to find an option to change the text used for units ...
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How to translate geoexplorer to another language

I am trying to translate Geoexplorer to Swedish language. The information in Google on how to do this is very limited. Can someone light me up with a step by step? Regads, Abel
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How to change GRASS language within QGIS?

I use GRASS plugin inside QGIS on Japanese version of windows 7 x64. As I start GRASS tools, all the content show in English but when I try to execute a tool, tools option dispalys in Japanese ...
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How to change font used by ArcGIS Pro controls and dialogues to Khmer?

In Cambodia, we need to use Khmer font to show our own language characters. ArcGIS Pro which has Ribbon interface support the display of the Khmer font but we need to change the font to use Khmer ...
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How to customize Configurable Map Viewer (CMV) to be available on two languages choosing with button click?

I want to make this application available on two languages (MK and EN) depending on whether the user choose (click) [MK] or [EN] button. If I set variable loc = "MK", default application language ...
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How to localize ArcMap?

I installed ArcGIS 10.2.2 on my laptop and try to localize the ArcMap component to my native language. I used programs like (Lingobit localizer and SDL passolo) to translate resource strings in the ...
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QGIS vector line layer doesnt accept cyrillic letters

In QGIS 2.6 vector line layer doesnt accept cyrillic letters, how can i fix this? For polygon it it works fine but for line and point it only gives me set of question marks - ?????
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Is spatial reference information suceptible to be translated?

In an English application that uses ArcObjects API from ESRI, the information regards the spatial reference system is displayed in English as the API gives it. If the application is translated to ...
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How to simply report wrong language translation in QGIS?

I noticed that the "Eliminate sliver polygons" option in QGIS 2.4. has wrong translation in Croatian language (translated as silver), so I decided to report it. In official page there are ...
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Chinese characters appear in attribute table

I am running QGIS 2.4 on a mac, and all of the text in my attribute tables appears in Chinese. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing, changing the locale to U.S. English, and nothing helps. I've ...
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From PostgreSQL to QGIS

I have conected to PostgreSQL and imported the layer to QGIS. The names of columns are written using English letters. Can the names of columns be automatically renamed using another language?
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Display Arabic text in ArcGIS

I have my GDB where names for a few fields in feature class is written in Arabic. When I label them, it is displaying the labels but unable to understand the text as it is symbolized/coded. Can ...
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Encoding Greek alphabet with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a big type of Greek shapefiles, but a lot of time when I show the attribute table I see ?.????????? . How can I encode them? Is there any way to make ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop encode them ...
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Implementing both English & Arabic user interfaces to Esri Geoportal Server?

I am using ESRI Geoportal Server 1.2.2 and need to implement both English & Arabic user interfaces. For this I am maintaining separate resource file for both languages (gpt_en.properties and ...
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GeoNetwork map viewer not displaying title name in Thai language?

I am using GeoNetwork 2.10.3 to Add WMS server from GeoServer and am unable to display its title using the Thai language. I have tested an edit string with the Thai language and it worked. It is ...
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Using unicode characters (arabic) in Select By Attribute of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm new to Python scripting with ArcGIS for Desktop and I have unicode characters (arabic) in my attribute table. I want to use these characters in my script but when I try to do that the script ...
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Open Arabic Shapefile in Qgis

I have a shape-file all it's fields are in Arabic. When I opens it in qgis 2.0 all the data is replaced by "?". I changed the encoding to Arabic or UTF-8 but with the same result. How can I Open an ...
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Does cartodb support arabic text?

I'd like to use Arabic text in my map. I saw this post earlier about Cyrillic text (Does CartoDB support alphabets other than Latin?), but does anyone know about Arabic? Thanks!
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Creating getCapabilities document in more languages

I'm providing INSPIRE metadata and services and I want them in more languages than one. I expect that most users are locals, but some users are definitely from other European countries. Therefore I ...
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Does OpenLayers support right to left languages?

Right to Left languages need to be handled differently. For instance, in popups the text and the close box should be reversed. Google Maps supports this if the page has a <html dir='rtl'> ...
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Does CartoDB support alphabets other than Latin?

Does anyone know if CartoDB supports alphabets other than Latin? I'm trying to upload some data with Cyrillic characters but have had no success. Appreciate any feedback you can provide!
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My Coordinate Reference System listing is in the wrong language

I just installed QGIS Desktop 2.0.1 on a desktop (Windows 8-64). All the menus are in English-US (as they should be), but the CRS listings -- when I try to change them for a project are a layer -- ...
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Can OSM's iD editor be used on custom maps?

I'm setting up a community-based mapping solution for a local NGO. They need their own maps and, after some consideration, I have decided to go with Mapperz suggestion and use MapBox. It's good to ...
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Problems with cyrillic

I have feature class settlement in my geodatabase and i have two attributes for them. Name on latin and name on cyrillic. When I use same feature to another computer (export feature class) i cannot ...
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How to replace a cyrillic symbol in an attribute table using python?

I've tried searching for an answer and I've already seen some similar themes here, but I still haven't been successful in replacing Cyrillic symbols in an attribute table, which is why I'm asking for ...
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Is it possible to localize ArcGIS Feature-Classes?

I wondered if it is possible to translate an arcgis feature-class into different languages? For example I want to translate the Fields of the class and then add the data for the defined languages. I ...
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What programming languages are used by different GIS platforms?

Suppose a programmer has no knowledge of GIS, but wants to leverage his/her programming skills to get into GIS. Please list different GIS platforms, packages, etc. that use a particular language. (I ...
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Does QGIS support internationalization?

Does QGIS support multiple languages? I have some shapefile with Arabic names in its attributes, and they appear as: ???? If I want to see the names in Arabic, do I need to purchase multi-language ...
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Query task issue with Arabic input

I am using ArcGIS Java Script API version 2.8 & using query layer in ArcGIS server. The data is coming from sql server and most of the data is in Arabic. I am sorting the data according to the ...
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Different typesets for labeling within one project

I'm searching a way to show labels with a western typeset, as well as a differnt one. In my case thats western (English/German/...) PLUS Russian, which I don't speak at all. But I'd like to be able ...
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How to change the language of all Web Applications of the ArcGIS Server manager (for ASP.NET)?

ArcGIS Server manager (ASP.NET) comes by default the English language. I would like to configure it to Portuguese of Brazil. It is ok if the administrative tool is in English. But I'd really like is ...
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Can OpenLayers request different language tiles from map providers (eg Bing or Google)?

If I am in the US and my browser locale is en-US, I'll get English language maps by default from Bing. Same thing if I access Bing tiles with OpenLayers. If I change my country/region to (for ...
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How to change the language setting/interface of Quantum GIS (to English) using Windows XP in French?

I want QGIS interface in English in order to share the information with the GIS community. Using other language than English when chating with the GIS community is very difficulte. When I installed ...
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mapserver how to get rid of unknown character from label

I am developing a gis system using mapserver and open scales library. GIS data is taken from a shape file. When i try to show the name attached to a place its showing unknown characters (not in ...
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OpenLayers.Format.CQL Regex Problem

I have a cql filter as SQL. Im trying to parse this cql to OpenLayers.Filter using OpenLayers.Format.CQL.read() method. It all works fine since my input is ascii. When I type Turkish characters as ...
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How do I Use OpenLayers Multi-lingual capabilities?

So, OpenLayers has a i18n namespace. But in my example at the bottom of the blog. I am not getting the "Pan Up" which is what I would expect, but instead "PanUp", which is the string that should be ...
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Khmer Unicode script in ArcGIS 10

I am volunteering for the wonderful Cambodian urban NGO Sahmakum Teang Tnaut as a GIS and data analysis advisor for 10 months. My Khmer counterparts have found that ArcGIS does not support Khmer ...
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Terminology: Polygon or Area?

When writing about GIS geometry I'm unsure whether to use the term "polygon" or "area". In particular, does the word "polygon" suggest a specific type of geometry? For example, a colleague suggested ...
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Is there a service that does geocoding with advanced language support?

I'm building an address disambiguation page and I'm interested in having geocoding results returned in the local language of the country the result's in. For example, if I make a reverse geocoding ...
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Does a projection's WKT reflect the computer's locale?

This should be quick - we're trying to determine if there are problems parsing some WKT text because the system locale considers the decimal separator to be a comma instead of a period. Anyone know? ...