KML is an XML file format used to display and annotate geographic data, made popular by Google Earth.

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Preventing QGIS from losing information in attribute table during KML to SHP conversion?

I have a Shapefile with certain information in the attribute table. I convert it with QGIS 2.14 to KML. I convert the KML back to SHP. When I open the attribute table, all the infromation is lost. How ...
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Converting shapefile to KML using GeoTools?

I am developing a GIS-based desktop tool for a land area in geotool. How we can convert shapefile into KML file?
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Problems importing .kml to QGIS

I save a coordinate in google earth as a kml file and try to open as a vector layer in QGIS but I can´t see anything. I have already checked the projection but it seems fine. If I try to see the ...
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geonetwork 2.10 does not create correct kml

I created a metadata for the Africa shapefile. I created the following online resources: URL: http://myIP:8082/geoserver/boundaries/wms PROTOCOL: OGC:WMS-1.3.0-http-get-map Name of the resource: ...
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Large 3d features layer in cesium

I'm trying to show a huge feature layer 3d from arcgis on Cesium. I tried to generate a KML with Layer To KML option - which generated me a 3gb KML (Which of course will make Cesium to crash). I read ...
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List overlapping Polygons in a shape file using R

I have a KML file that has about 20,000 polygons. Each polygon has a name and ID. I need the list of Polygons that overlap with any other polygon. Or a list of Polygons that DO NOT overlap with any ...
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Adding all the layers in a KML file in PyQGIS

I've a KML file that contains several layers, if I use the usual method of adding vector layers from a file it only adds the first layer (the Point layer) vlayer = QgsVectorLayer("C:\Users\HOME\...
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How to display text inside a kml polygon layer in a html page?

I have a kml layer with multiple polygons (over 2000) and I would like to have the area of each displayed inside polygons in a html page. This is what I have done using arcmap and google maps. Here I ...
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Convert encoded polylines into geojson and kml files?

There are plenty of resources available online to help users encode polylines. I am looking for something that does the opposite but my extensive research yields minimal results. I have a massive set ...
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How to import KML with WGS84 coorginates into ArcGIS with S-JTSK_Krovak_East_North?

My girlfriend has map in S-JTSK_Krovak_East_North (Slovak Republic) and she wants to add points from KML, which is in WGS84. How should she do it? Everything that she tried so far placed the points in ...
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Google Fusion Tables - KML import failed, can't figure out why

I hope that you may be able to offer some advice on how to solve a problem I am currently facing about importing files into Google Fusion Tables for use with Google Earth Engine. I have looked at the ...
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I am trying to have markers in a KML to follow the direction of the view in Google Earth

I am trying to represent the flow direction of streams in a KML file to be used in Google Earth. As complex line symbols are not supported by the KML format, I have opted for a solution combining ...
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How to color a KML with OGR/GDAL?

So I have successfully created a KML file and from an OSM file. Now I would really like to be able to color the lines of the KML file by using a value I calculated by using the KML. I already found a ...
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Google earth to QGIS projection problem

I have a 200 mile diameter circle in Google Earth. I saved as a kml and imported into QGIS with the "add vector layer" and it was imported as WGS 84 GCS. Now the Circle lines up on the correct ...
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KML file showing wrong co-ordinates on Google Earth

This is little snippet from the kml file now the co-ordinates are for some where in UK with Lat- 51.45 and Long - 0.0386 but when I plot this kml file on Google Earth it shows all the points in middle ...
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Esri Shapefile to KML with gdal resulting in “too_big” in altitude value

I'm needing to automate the conversion of .shp files into something more user-friendly like GeoJSON and KML. The conversion to GeoJSON seems to work okay with this command: ogr2ogr -f GeoJSON -t_srs ...
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KML with raster in QGIS

I have a kml file which displays correctly in Google Earth but only as a bounding box in QGIS . What can I do to see the associated raster image?
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need to convert tiff and kml to geotiff

I'm looking to combine a tiff and kml file into a geotiff (this needs to be integrated into a program i'm writing, unfortunately not a one off). Due to dependency issues I can't use GDAL and it ...
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Is there a way to export and import again all Map at once?

I have a OpenLayer3 map with some arbitrary layers I can choose at runtime. Layers may come from external WMS services or internal PostgreSQL GIS tables or even from drawn features. Now, I need a way ...
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KML for Labels in Cesium to Display Countries, States, Roads, etc

Is there a free way to display countries, states, roads, etc. in Cesium? I imagine these could be displayed using a comprehensive list of ground overlays in KML. I have looked for free sources of KML ...
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ArcMap Exported (KML/KMZ) Meridians and Parallels do not match/ align with that of Google Earth

I was trying to draw kml that are (one degree in gap) meredians and parallels for Austrailia. e.g see i tried to draw 142 degree and 11 degree lines using fishnet in arcmap but when imported into ...
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I want to orient point arrow symbols with lines segments in a hydro network, as the line symbol “ArrowRight Middle” does

I am working in ArcMap 10.1. I have to represent the flow direction of a line Feature Class in a FGDB and to convert it in KML format. I have used the "Arrow Right Middle" and it works fine, as my ...
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Preserving special chars using osgeo.ogr.Driver to shape in Python?

I am converting kml files to shape and run in to the problem that special characters are not preserved. #!/usr/bin/env python # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- import os, ogr, osgeo, sys ogr.UseExceptions() # ...
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Import KML filename as attribute

I have over 5,000 KML files where its name (*.kml) is crucial for my analysis: it contains the ID of that feature. I want to use the filename to populate a new field, or replace the existing content ...
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Publishing kml service from ArcGIS Server

I'm publishing ArcGIS map service from ArcGIS Server 10.1 with kml capability enabled. Publish completes successfully. Published data is in coordinate system WGS_1984_UTM_38N, and is stored in SQL ...
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How to convert Shapefile to KML in Python

My goal is to extract certain shapes from a shapefile, and render the chosen shapes in a KML file. From searching gis.stackexchange, I was able to piece together the necessary components, and the ...
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kml to shape file (ogr2ogr)

I am trying to convert kml to shape file. I'm using ogr2ogr (gdal version = 2.0.0). Here is the command : /home/vineet/Project/gdal-2.0.0/bin/ogr2ogr --config SHAPE_ENCODING UTF-8 -update -append ...
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How to avoid QGIS line width scaling when exporting geometry to KML?

I have shapefiles loaded as linear geometries in QGIS. I use the layer properties dialog to apply some styling to them (color + linewidth). The goal is to output each layer as KML file. My problem ...
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Read multiple layers of KML file using R

I have a KML that 3970 layers. I am trying to read it into R using the following script: library(rgdal) lyr <- ogrListLayers("file.KML") mykml <- readOGR("file.KML","Layer1") This works but ...
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Is there any tool out there for simplifying a HUGE KML file?

The Problem: I have a kml file which shows up fine on google earth but is missing lines on google maps, realized that this is because those lines have geometry that is too complex. The map in general ...
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Patchy country polygon after converting ESRI shapefile to KML

My goal is to render the country boundary of Scotland in KML format so I can use it with Google Fusion Tables. I’ve so far managed to do this but with chunks of its surrounding islands missing, so ...
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Setting the initial visibility of the KML NetworkLink accessing ArcGIS Server map service

The objective is to create a KMZ for Google Earth that I can serve up that accesses an ArcGIS Server map service with KML capability turned on (KMLServer) and control the initial visibility of the ...
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Open KML in QGis

I am very new to QGIS. I want to open a .kml file in QGIS (downloaded from geoportal.de). If I want to open the downloaded file directly with QGis an error appears. I read the tip to first open ...
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KML to shapes.txt conversion

i am trying to convert a kml file that i made on UMap website into shapes.txt using http://bdferris.github.io/kml-to-gtfs-shapes/ but it doesnt see anything in the map any special tools please ?
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Issues when downloading a WMS layer from Geoserver as KML

I am trying to download a Geoserver layer as KML using the KML Reflector. I actually use Leaflet and a plugin (leaflet-area-draw) in order to let the user design a rectangle and then pass the BB to ...
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Uploaded KML to google maps, some lines missing

Here is the map: https://www.google.com/fusiontables/DataSource? docid=1ccbF1i2bLhTxUApVWP88vtylQqPNh4gXxuToMV3z On the bottom left you can see where there are some gaps between the lines. There are ...
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How can I export to CSV a list of addresses that fall within a shape file?

I currently have a shape file (KML, but I also have it in other formats as well) that outlines neighborhoods within a city. I also have a list of vacant property addresses in CSV. I'm currently ...
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Getting polygons out of multi-polygon GeoJSON files?

I am a farmer and very new to GIS. I am trying to load shapefiles or KML files to an online site/service called FarmLogs.com. Once my "fields" are uploaded the site can tell me the amount of ...
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Raster to KML convesrion [duplicate]

How raster data can be converted to KML? I have searched but could not find any answer. Are there any tools in Arc toolbox for such process ?
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Converting KML coordinates to Leaflet

I am trying to convert a Google Map KML file to a csv, to map the longitude and latitude points on Leaflet. But the coordinates keep mis-projecting and some end up off the land mass. The steps I have ...
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Converting ArcGIS layers into .kml for Google Earth

ArcGIS newb here. I'm trying to convert an ArcGIS layer into a .kml format so I can use it in Google Earth. I've found several tutorials for this, but none of them have been helpful so far. They seem ...
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Creating an elevation profile along a KML road based on ASC files

I want to make the elevation profile of a road in KML. I've found this online tool but its does not gives accurate elevations. I already have .asc files of the whole area that includes the KML route ...
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Google Earth: Circular polygons that follow earth curvature

I'd like to draw filled circles in Google Earth which follow the curvature of the earth, i.e. for 1000ft altitude, not only the circle's edge but also the center is required to be 1000ft above ...
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Converting many kml files into one kmz and visualize them in GoogleEarth?

Is it possible one kmz file to have many kml files? If yes, how can I convert the kml files to a kmz in order to be able to show them in GoogleEarth? In case of one kml file, I read that its enough to ...
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Using Bootstrap Glyphicons as markers for vector layer in Openlayers3

I want to use the bootstrap glyphicon set as markers for a kml layer in an application using openlayers 3. I have tried the following: var shopStyle = new ol.style.Style({ image: new ol.style....
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Imported KML Feature won't display in Earth Engine map

I have converted a shapefile polygon to a KML file using QGIS, and now am trying to import it to a Google Earth Engine feature table to clip some NDVI difference analysis I'm conducting, but I can't ...
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How to retrive feature's non-spatial attributes from kml file in OpenLayers 3?

I'm working on a webmap using OpenLayers 3 with KML & GeoJSON vector layers. I've managed to render the layers on the map properly. I am able to retrive the attributes from all my kml files except ...
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How can I import KML from ArcGIS MapServer into QGIS 2.8.3?

Can I import KML from http://gis.nature.cz/arcgis/rest/services/PrirodniPomery/Geomorfologie/MapServer into QGIS 2.8.3? I´m not sure with the duplication. I extracted KML file from KMZ and then I ...
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Download a region as KML/OSM from internet Maps

I need to create a custom Euro Region map from several regions of neighborhood countries. Say Spanish "Galicia" and Portugal "Norte" regions. So, I need to combine 2 KML/OSM/... files. My question ...
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Why does connected polyline (KML file) appear unconnect in arcmap as layer?

I created polygone in google earth and imported it to arcmap as layer. All things are OK but when I converted polygon to polyline, there some parts of polyline has not shown although its vertices ...