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

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KML NetworkLink/Region and Leaflet or OpenLayers

I have a kml with region and networklink that works fine with google earth and Google Maps API (apparently via a call to KMLOverlayService). The structure is somehow a quadtree structure. The top ...
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Displaying ArcMap 10.2 labels in KML [closed]

Goal: To export a labeled geo-referenced point layer created in ArcMap 10.2 to KML and have google earth only display labels of certain points when zoomed out past a certain scale (to avoid clutter). ...
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Unable to load geojson or KML file into OpenLayers 2 as base layer [duplicate]

First, sorry for the repost! I asked this a long time ago and never got a response. Now I am getting back to it... Using OpenLayers 2, I want to have an offline baselayer, that is loaded from a KML ...
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C# / .NET library for converting GeoJson to KML

I'm pulling in data from ArcGIS using ArcGIS.PCL which provides the geometries as GeoJson. I'd like to convert this GeoJson to KML. Does anyone know of any .NET libraries that provides this ...
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Close Slivers in Polygon

I am creating polygons from a text file and am having trouble with the polygons crossing the 180 degree line. The issue is creating rectangular polygons with a sliver cut out of it as seen here: I ...
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KML Regions feature not working in Google Earth 8.0.2.2334 installed on Android

When I load a kml in Google Earth 8.0.2.2334 installed on my Android phone, the KML Regions feature is not working (for me). I have read and reread the Google Dev pages. I have googled for a solution ...
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Polygons not showing in Google Fusion Table map

I have a KML of Brazilian states that renders correctly in Google Earth. However, when I load the KML in Fusion Tables two of the states will not show up. The original data was in shapefile format and ...
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import error (gpx, kml)

I have problem with gpx and kml files. When I'm trying to import to tablet (simple program for field survey) it appear message: Import error ... file structure is not compliant with the ...
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Why does gdal2tiles drop lowest values of source image?

I am trying to use gdal2tiles to batch-create a bunch of KML superoverlays from a set big geotiff files; problem is that the gdal2tiles output seems to be stripped of its lowest data. Here is an ...
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I need to export shape file to KML as text file

I have been using the ArcGIS 9 export to kml version 2.5.5, but I just realized that has a bug and leaves some shape files out. Is there a newer one that I can use to export shape files to KML as ...
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KML with many markers issue in Wordpress + Flexible map plugin

I have issue with map markers in maps displayed on one web. For web I am using Wordpress. For maps I am using Flexible map plugin. Maps are made in Google maps and shared. I exported KML with network ...
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Ground Overlay and ArcGIS Scene (.NET)

I have following situation: WPF control which contains ArcGIS Scene is embedded in WinForm application. I need to show georeferenced video frames on ArcGIS Scene. WPF control with ArcGis Scene gets ...
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change projection for openlayers map with kml file

I use the basic example shown in dev.openlayers.org/examples/sundials.html to display kml files areas, with map.zoomToExtent(kmllayer.getDataExtent()) to auto center and zoom. The problem is that ...
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Ogr2ogr unable to export S57's Symbol to Shapefile

I am using ogr2ogr tool to convert the S57 files to shapefile. However in the resulted shapefile, I am unable to show the original icons from the S57. For example, the SOUNDG layer be represented by ...
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Basic display of kml file with map background on website, no gmapi

I have a series of kml files I want to display on my local and public websites. I use Google maps for other actions like displaying and entering locations, and it works fine, as long as I'm connected ...
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Converting Polygons to KML - Problem with displaying attributes for polygons on top of each other

I need to convert a set of polygons in shapefile format to KML. Some polygons in the shapefile have exactly same shape but carry different attribute information. I tried the conversion in ArcGIS and ...
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rectifying KML file to match GoogleEarth imagery

Ubuntu 14.04, QGIS 2.12: In QGIS I have a polygon (33 segments) which I have successfully exported to GoogleEarth as a KML file. Due to rectification of GE's image, the polygon doesn't quite line up, ...
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How to insert picture in data view and have it display in kml

I am trying to create a map and place the instructions (jpg form) in a box on the map itself (at a sparsely populated location). when i export the entire map to kml, the jpg, which was visible in data ...
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Showing polygon in OpenLayers Timeline?

I am trying to use the OpenLayers TimeLine library with a kml file. I used the available example for kml in github, but it shows points instead of polygon. How can I display polygon the TimeLine ...
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Export to KML tool with ArcGIS 10.3 and Windows 8.1

I am having issues with the extension 'Export to KML' (by Kevin Martin, City of Portland) with ArcGIS 10.3 and Windows 8.1. The batch file for the install failed but I was still able to add the ...
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geoserver kml reflector in cesium viewer

Is there any way to use the geoserver kml reflector in cesium viewer? I have millions of features with height value. The geoserver kml reflector works in google earths, but not in cesium.
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QGIS KML layer won't show up in Google Maps API

I've trimmed US Census shapefile data to show census blocks in just three states, by editing the attribute table. I then color coded the states based on values in the table by changing the style in ...
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Download GoogleStreetView Path a kml or shp?

Is it possible to download/export the path (just the route) of the street view car? I'd like to use it for further processing in qgis.
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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?