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

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Opening a kml file with Google Earth at a specific placemark

I have a local kml file full of Placemarks. I would like to be able to do the following with one click of a hyperlink in a locally hosted HTML file. Open Google Earth (if not already open) Load ...
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Map to KML not exporting all layers within data frame

I have about 12 layers in my TOC originating from various sources (Folder, GDB and another folder). I would like to convert all this to a KMZ file. When I select "Layers" in the "Map to KML" tool data ...
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Why do my kml polygons move during zoom (using leaflet and meteor with OpenStreetMap)?

I'm using meteor.js and leaflet.js to build a simple application that displays kml polygons on an openstreetmaps layer. I can get the polygons to display fine, but during a zoom operation the polygons ...
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Semantics of polygon points - How to join the dots?

The question arise from reading the standard "OGC® Sensor Planning Service Interface Standard 2.0 Earth Observation Satellite Tasking Extension", that you can get from ...
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Geoserver's Importer: Attributes when importing KML

I use the importer in Geoserver to import a KML-file. The KML looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?> <kml xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/kml/2.2" ...
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Extruding Height in ModelBuilder of ArcGIS Pro?

I am trying to create a ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Pro to convert KML files to Multipatch. The steps: KML to Layer tool I select the layer and in the Appearance contextual tabs, I will extrude the ...
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Google maps api kml layer not working

The code below was working, but now it is not. This isn't my actual production code, just my KML test document to make sure everything is working. I got this document as a working example from stack ...
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migrating geotiffs to iGIS tiles

I recently shifted maps and waypoints from Delorme Xmap to QGIS on my Mac and wish to use iPhone/iGIS as the GPS (together with the Garmin GLO receiver). Everything is good in QGIS, but I need USGS ...
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Convert kml to image file programmatically

Is there anyway that we could change the kml file programmatically ? preferably using javascript or c# (I have sharpKMl library on my backend)? I am using javascript for my front end and c# for my ...
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Batch Convert Folder of Shapefiles to KML / KMZ

I am looking to convert a folder with multiple shapefiles (over 100) to KML/KMZ files. I am sure I can build a model in ArcGIS to do this conversion but I am unsure on the iteration I should use. I ...
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QGIS kml export with symbols

I'm new in qgis and I need some help. I'm trying to export a specific layer with defined some points using different symbols. The exported kml file will discard the symbol type layout. This is the ...
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ogr2ogr losing all ExtendedData attributes of KML

I'm trying to convert a KML to a shapefile using ogr2ogr, but whenever I do, I end up with only blank Name and Description fields on the elements, losing the ExtendedData that is attached in the KML. ...
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QGIS group to KMZ

There is a lot of questions about exporting single files, Im trying to see if there is a way to export an entire group in QGIS to a .kmz or .kml file that can be opened in google earth.
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show kml from variable instead of url

I am trying to add a layer from KML variable instead of url due to the current circumstances that force me to. I am using openlayer 2.13.1, chrome, VS and .net. i have read the following link and ...
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Openlayer load kml 64 string data URI

I am trying to load a kml fileto google map using openlayer 2. below is the code: var wms = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "OpenLayers WMS", ...
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Displaying KML attributes (Images) on Google My Map

I don't know if i am the right place to ask this question, i want to display images attached with each attribute in the kmz file on GoogleMyMaps. I can view the images on google earth but when i ...
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Using the Geoserver time.ftl template for WMS-T kml

On http://geoserver.geo-solutions.it/edu/en/google_earth/time.html it appears that one might configure Geoserver to generate time-aware KML wrapped around a time-aware Geoserver instance (one that ...
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Representing Geoserver's WMS-T as time-aware KML for GoogleEarth frontend

I'm using Geoserver to publish* sets of hourly raster imagery and fought for a while to get a working example of Time Aware KML accessing my Geoserver to enable GoogleEarth as a frontend. A snippet ...
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Build ArcGIS Model to Select by Location (Within a Distance) and Export to KML with an Iteration

I have a parcel shapefile and point data. I need to select parcels within 0.5 miles of each point and export that data to KML then repeat the set of each point (Iteration). The KML also needs to be ...
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getImageData() returns all 0 values in data for an OpenLayers3 layer set as Transparent (Safari 8 on OSX Yosemite)

Please pardon my ignorance if this seems trivial, but I am very new to using openlayers3 for map rendering. I am rendering a Tiled layer over the world map layer for the KML data from CGI mapserver ...
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How to export to KML from Spatialite command line

The Spatialite GUI can export a Geometry column to KML file. How would one go about doing that from the Spatialite command line? I am looking for an example code preferably - the .help doesn't mention ...
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Computing areas from data in a lat/long coordinates

I am developing an exercise on computing areas of polygons for a course in scientific computing that I teach. I'd like to have the students estimate the acreage burned in one of the fires in ...
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KML/KMZ: Make one placemark appear in two folders?

I'm not actually sure this is quite the right way to approach this problem, so if I'm just off in the wrong direction, please help me figure out where I should be heading. I have a collection of ...
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India Map including all POK and All Cities

I am working on a particular project and need a India Map KML file, which shows POK (Pakistan Occupied Kashmir) in India and Lat Long Information of all cities. I tried on many sites but didn't get ...
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Export to KML option using Leaflet?

I am very new to this GIS thing. I have to integrate export to KML option in one of my project. I could not see this option while googling. Is there option to do this? <!DOCTYPE html> ...
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Autocad DXF to Qgis and exporting to KML for viewing in Google Maps

/ Background: I have a DWG trace made in AutoCad using Gauss-Kruger coordinate system ( a CRS used in Slovenia ). I'm using AutoDesk Map 3D to transform the coordinate system to WGS84.PseudoMercator ...
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Export MapInfo map to Google Earth (.kml file)

I have a map in MapInfo. I can convert it to Google Earth file (.kml) manually but I would like to do it automatically by commands in a function. Can anyone help me?
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Google Earth Pop-Up Box - Open Picture in New Window

I have a kml file of photo point locations and associated photos take at that point. The goal is to have a user click on the photo point location and have a pop-up display with the photo taken, photo ...
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Geoserver: Exception when importing KML

I have a KML that I would like to import into Geoserver. The KML originates from a Geoserver WFS getFeature Request itself and looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ...
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How do I show this lake-depth kml in openlayers

I have made some examples showing timezones.kml on top of my map in openlayers v3.8.2 without any big issues but this kml (document.kml) of mine just does not want to work. It just doesn't show at ...
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Upload KML / GML / GeoJson to Geoserver through Rest API

What is the best option, if any, to upload a vector format like GeoJson, and or GML to Geoserver? The environment from which to upload will be a client web-application, so i cannot use curl. In the ...
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ArcGIS layer to kml not exporting properly for datasets that cross +/-180

I am trying to export several hundred vector and raster datasets that show animal ranges and distributions in Alaska to kml so that I can display simple maps on a website (akgap.uaa.alaska.edu) using ...
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Qgis 2.10-kml is not a valid or recognized data source

After upgrade from Qgis 2.8, importing the kml format doesn't work. The Kml file is not problem, because it works well on other computers. I tried to reinstall Qgis, but the problem is still ...
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add a network link from ArcGIS Server Manager to Google Earth

I am trying to add a network link into Google Earth - I have the service in ArcGIS Server (10.2) and have the KML capabilities turned on. When I add it to Google Earth, it asks for credentials. But ...
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Add Features from KML to a GeoPackage using GeoTools

Using GeoTools v13.2 I need to add features to a GeoPackage from KML. So far I can get the features in a SimpleFeatureCollection which can be added to the GeoPackage: public void ...
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ExtendedData and Description coexisting in the same placemark?

I am brand new to KML. I would like to ask if it is possible to have both ExtendedData and Description for the same placemark and have both appear in Google Earth Interface? I am asking because when I ...
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How to save a Polygon in an integrated Google Earth

I created a Polygon in Google Earth which is integrated in my Website. Now i have to get the KML File from this Polygon. Can anybody tell me how to do this?
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KML to shapefile will not convert attributes embedded in the description field [duplicate]

I have a point shapefile on which I used the "Layer to KML" tool on ArcMap. This tool successfully converted the shapefile into a KML containing all the attributes embedded in the "Placemark ...
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KML/KMZ file <10MB for global shipping lanes?

I am trying to render an overlay of the world's shipping lanes using google KmlLayer class from the Javascript V3 API but most of the files I find are not rendered because of google's 10MB size limit. ...
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Understanding output point in polygon solution?

My question refers to an old solution which is provided in How do I find out if a given lat lon is in a KML Linear ring using shapely? Using python3 I needed to update the code somewhat to get this ...
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How to create folders when exporting OL to KML

I have this function that export all plotted features on my OpenLayers (2.6) map, by using the OpenLayers.Format.KML as follows: var featuresToExport = []; for (var i = 0; i < MAP.__layers.length; ...
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Missing XML Attributes in Geoserver

I've imported a number of files that used to be in KML format into geoserver after putting everything into a PostGIS table. Now I would like to use CSS style information that was associated with the ...
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How to convert kml to shape file in Arc Map 9.3.1 [closed]

I would like to know about conversion tools available for kml to shp file formats. In arc map 9.3.1
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combing two layers dissolve and simplify

I am trying to combine a dissolve with a simplify polygon layer I've created. When doing conversion of layer to kml it says I have too many vertices hence the need for simplification. How can this be ...
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Convert multi KML and KMZ into shapefile using ArcPy?

I try to convert with arcpy (python 2.7.8) 50 KML and KMZ files, that i downloaded from google earth into shapefiles. All files located in many sub-Folders. All Sub Folders are located in one large ...
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From .shp to .kml to .shp Without Losing Attributes

I've converted a shapefile with attributes to a .kml for a client. The .kml and attributes were then edited within google earth. I received the updated .kml and now I need to get it back to .shp. ...
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How to export shapefiles and other attributes to KML using QGIS?

Is it possible to include all the attributes in the table of a shapefile when exporting it from QGIS to KML? I want to view all other data inside my table in Google Earth.
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Adding KML layers to ArcGIS JS API v4 (beta)?

I have been building a web application using ArcGIS JS API v4.0.Beta1. I am having difficulties finding out how to add KML layers to the scene. How do I add the KMLs? I have tried adding a new feature ...
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Importing KML and style information into Geoserver

So I'm working on a project that's been in development for over a year, but I only recently got involved. My task involves converting roughly 2,500 KML files into another format, importing these files ...
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Descriptions for KML Paths on Google Earth for iOS

I am displaying hurricane paths on Google Earth where if you click on a path it shows a description in a window containing info such as wind speeds, category, location, etc. This works perfectly fine ...