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

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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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Using Python to copy the “Export Data” feature [on hold]

Complete newbie here looking for some assistance. I need to convert a shapefile into a KML file and as i do this often was looking at Python to automate it. The shapefile has a join to another ...
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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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.shp to .kml - Unable to get well formed kml [closed]

I have a shapefile that I want to convert to kml. However, when I use the online conversion tool, my kml is not well formed. I am unaware how to fix my shapefile.
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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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Help getting polygons out of multi-polygon GeoJSON files

Farmer here. 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 rainfall ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Edit limited to part of multi geometry collection in kml google earth

I have polylines on kml format ,I want to edit those kml polylines via google earth when I try to modify the polyline I get the error Edit limited to part of multi geometry collection.
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Why is my KML file too large?

I'm attempting to upload a KML file to Google My Maps. But it says that the file I'm attempting to upload is either non-parse-able, or too large. The KML file in question is generated by a program ...
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Selecting the feature under the pixel

I am using a Vector/kml layer with an event to show a popup when the user clicks on an item. Relying on the evt.pixel doesn't look fine, since rarely does the user click exactly on the middle of the ...
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Script Convert KML to Layer [closed]

I have a KML file (https://meocloud.pt/link/a60a4408-0b89-4163-9a4d-c91c181bbab4/ROI.kml/) and I want to convert to SHP in ModelBuilder using this script that I found on-line, but it doesn't work. Can ...
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Access folder data from KML in OpenLayers 3

I have a KML file with custom/extended data that looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <kml xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/kml/2.2"> <Document id="root_doc"> ...
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Extracting attributes from clustered KML layer

Creating the vector layer from a kml file, as: kmlLayer = new ol.layer.Vector({ source: new ol.source.Vector({ url: "kml_sample.kml", format: new ...
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dynamic visualization of spatiotemporal data on a grid

I am handling spatiotemporal data and it is a quite new area for me. Basically I have data related to the position of cars at a given time in Montreal. I would like to dynamically visualize the ...
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KML google in Leaflet

I know that GeoJson is suported in leaflet but how about kml ? is there any plugin for reading kml data in leaflet?
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Convert KML polygons to lines

I've been given a KML file which should consist of linear features (train lines), but for some reason they're all represented as <Polygon> types. Each appears to have the right data, from end of ...
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Converting KML to Layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a KML file that I know for a fact has 400 some points in it. But every single time I try to convert it using the toolbox conversion tool, it keeps ending with this result: ERROR 000401:No ...
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QGIS - How to determine the length of a KML line tracing

I have a KML file which contains a line feature representing the passage of an Optical Fiber connecting two cities. I can trace them nicely in QGIS and OpenStreetMap. I would just like to know how ...
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Exporting waypoints layers from ArcGIS for Desktop to Google Earth?

Is it possible to export waypoints Layer (ArcGIS) directly to Google Earth? I can export waypoints tables from MapINFO directly to Google Earth via EXPORT MAP TO GOOGLE EARTH tab.
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Adding Styles like LineColor, Fill Color to SimpleFeaturePolygons while exporting them into a kml file

I am trying to export features(polygons) in to a KML file. I am able to get KML file with the given features. Here all lines are coming in a white color. How can i give different colors to different ...
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How to create an elevation profile in google earth from a kml?

I have a KML file of a stream that I originally created as a line shapefile in ArcMap (one stream extracted from a larger watershed data set). I need to create an elevation profile of this stream. ...
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Exporting Delorme Street Atlas draw files into KML

(Using Delorme Street Atlas Plus USA 2015) Is it possible to export a draw file into a KML file? How do I do so?
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Create a 3D map with extruded polygons for use in ArcGIS Javascript API

I am working on a project which contains several choropleth maps (State and County level mostly). In very simple terms, I would like to create 3D extrusions of the polygons based on an attribute. So ...
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Unable to get the feature collection data while exporting as kml file

I am trying to get the kml file by giving simple polygon data but not able get exact kml Please suggest me if iam wrong. code snippet: GeometryFactory geometryFactory = ...
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Router that imports POIs?

I like the RideWithGPS router because it works well and supports different maps (Google, OSM, etc.), but unless I'm mistaken, it won't import POIs from a KML file (as exported from Gooogle My Maps): ...
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Alternative to GPSVisualizer to convert Google Maps Directions route to KML file?

Is there an alternative to calling the following form to convert data from a URL of Google Maps Directions (GMD), and get a KML file? http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/map_input?form=googleearth I'd like ...
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Saving Name and Description for KML

When I save a .shp file as .kml and keep the DescriptionField as "Description", the Description field in the attribute table is blank, but when the DescriptionField is set to "Descriptio" (no "n" ...
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Intersection with 2 KML files - newbie

I'm new to all this gis thing and I have this project for university where I'm trying to find the countries within a bounding box. So what I'm doing is, I have a set of coordinates that define a ...
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Can OpenLayers 3 display GroundOverlays from KML?

I have been searching information about that, and I have found this thread where says OpenLayers doesn't support GroundOverlays. Is there any form to load a GroundOverlay from KML?
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Bulk edit and merge KML files

Trying to do some research into drought patterns of the US using KMZ files from droughtmonitor.unl.edu. My problem is that there are too many files to work with. 857 total. Records are every 7 days ...
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How to create custom kml layers based on collections of towns

I'm currently working with a dataset that uses these custom regions. Essentially, these regions are clusters of 10-20 towns that border each other. These regions are analogous to counties, although ...
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OpenLayers 3 doesn't show KML layer

I'm trying to add a KML layer in OpenLayers 3 but nothing is showing. Here is my script: var projection = ol.proj.get('EPSG:3857'); var mapa = new ol.layer.Tile({ source: new ol.source.OSM() ...