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

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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 ol.format....
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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 = JTSFactoryFinder....
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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() });...
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Loading feature from kml file without mouse click or pointermove using OpenLayers 3?

I'm using OpenLayers 3.14.1. I use a kml file to load info about a map, with a linestring and some placemark. I need to select linestring not with a mouse click or pointermove, but after I load the ...
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google earth - viewing KML file in world map

I"m using google earth and a KML file that I have generated. I would like to display all the KML points in a world map. Google maps online does it but the print is poor. Need a 300 dpi print which ...
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Converting Shapefiles to KML and extruding on height

I am working on a free/open source workflow to ingest OSM data and convert it to a KML so I can view it in 3D with Google Earth. I used ogr2ogr to convert to a shapefile and have extracted the height ...
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Issues using GE embedded map with KML

I am using an embedded google earth map in html for a website and am having issues manipulating a neighborhood boundary KML. Is there a way to actually jump into the imported KML and change the color ...
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KML 2.2 parsing with a group of point Geotools

I am doing a viewer with geotools and I am trying to read a kml file. I am using PullParser class for parsing and also I am using KML and KMLConfiguration classes from org.geotools.kml.v22 package. If ...
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CartoDB stripping the address from KML files

I am trying to import a kml file into CartoDB but everytime I do it seems to strip the address information. Here is a sample of the KML file: <Placemark> <styleUrl>#0</...
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Displaying KML Extended Data in OpenLayers?

I have just got a problem displaying extended data from a KML file in Open Layers 2. I hope you can help me with this issue. I have already searched for a solution, but I do not find a real solution ...
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ArcGIS Online, Convert Geospatial PDF to kml or shp

I have a client that wants to be able to upload Geospatial PDF documents and have them displayed as a KML layer on Google Maps. They have suggested using ArcGIS Online to accomplish this, however they ...
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ESRI Javascript KMLLayer and CSVLayer

I have a map where I have a KMLLayer that defines a geographic boundary and a CSVLayer that defines points within that boundary. I do not want any infoWindow information popping up for the KMLLayer ...
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KMLLayer Infowindow

I am trying to add a KML layer to ESRI javascript project. That part is easy enough. I want the KML file to appear, but do not want any infowindow to display for items within that KML. All that I ...
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Extract Labels (city names, state names) with shapefiles using QGIS

I want to extract shapefiles with labels on it using QGIS but labels cannot be extracted along with shapefiles. Here's the image: I want this as my output after extraction: How to do something ...
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Map to KML tool issue: legend is cut off in Google Earth

I am facing this issue with MAP to KML tool in ArcGIS Desktop (10.2.2): I have created the legend in Map Layout as indicated here then exported to KML. But the legend is partially cut off in Google ...
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Way to update and style multiple features within KML

I am trying to find a quicker, automated process that will enable me to update multiple line features within a KML. The geometries are initally created and styled from QGIS. Currently, I run through ...
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Update existing Postgres table from KML?

This is related to this question, but different because it's about PostGis, not Django. I'm using Postgres 9.4 with PostGIS extensions. I have a KML file, and I want to use it to update the ...
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Google Earth KML Folder Point descriptions clean-up

Having trouble figuring out how to fix the Folder with my point description. The picture I added shows you 2 different point description styles. One has the main point name and popup info underneath ...
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Running basic JavaScript in KML to be viewed through OpenLayers API

I am trying to build an application in which points can be loaded on OSM map using KML called through OpenLayers with a balloon popup on each point. I am using the sample Sundials application: http://...
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Calculating kml LatLonBox from corner coordinates?

I am asking a similar question to How to calculate kml LatLonBox from corner coordinates? because the answer there is referencing using gx:LatLonQuad instead of LatLonQuad is NOT sufficient for me. I ...
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Google Earth Polygon surface area to follow the curvature of the earth model

Question: When drawing a polygon in Google Earth with latitude, longitude and elevation values at each node, how do you ensure that the surface area of the polygon also represents the desired ...
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Create network graph from contiguous polygons in KML, or PostGIS?

I am using Postgres 9.5 and PostGIS. I have a table with a geometry field. This table has about 200 rows, in each of which the geometry field contains a Polygon. I would now like to derive an ...
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In a kml text editor, refer to external file?

I'm wondering, in a kml text editor where a all the coordinates are listed that make up a shape, can you refer to an external file instead of hard coding the list of coordinates? I understand that it ...
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Update GeoDjango models from KML?

I'm working in Django 1.9 and Postgres 9.4 with PostGIS extensions. I have a KML file, and I want to use it to update my geo fields. This is my model: class PCT(models.Model): code = models....
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osx terminal ogr2ogr batch covert .json to .kml

using osx El Capitan terminal This works fine one file at a time to convert .json to .kml ogr2ogr -f "KML" xxx.kml xxx.json I would like to do all files at once I have tried for %f in (*.json) do ...
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Z values in kml

My goal is to create a KML line and/or polygon where the z-values of the vertices equal the z-values from point data (where the csv has a Z field). So far, I have created a spreadsheet which, given a ...
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Can GML contain symbology?

I know that KML can contain symbology in it. I understand that GML is the open version of it. Can GML contain symbology too?
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Not all KML attributes import into attribute table

I have a .KML file that has placemarks that have four main pieces of data that I want to use in QGIS. When I do 'Add Vector Layer' and select my KML file it imports all the placemarks as feature ...