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

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Preserving styles when going from KML to WMS

I'm currently losing styling information somewhere along my chain of applications: KML -> ArcGIS Layer (via ArcGIS Desktop) ArcGIS .gdb -> PostGIS via ogr2ogr PostGIS -> GeoServer GeoServer -...
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qgis Points data from KML file

Forgive me if this question has been asked before. My search of the site did not turn up anything relevant, so I decided to ask this question. I have a KML file with Waypoints and several Tracks in ...
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Using Google Earth Pro style templates

When importing a CSV file into Google Earth Pro, I am asked if I want to apply a style template. I do. I'd like to be able to load a previously defined template rather than have to set the style ...
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Importing and exporting KML into and from DashDB for Geospatial Analysis

I am a recent convert to IBM's DashDB, and I considering proposing to use it at my work. My case would greatly be bolstered if I could show good, easy integration for geospatial analytics data, namely ...
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Import KML file into GeoDjango

I'm trying to import a KML file into an existing GeoDjango app (using a Postgres 9.3 database). This is my Django model: class PCT(models.Model): code = models.CharField(max_length=3, primary_key=...
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working with kmls

I have been working with kml files. I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 and use the option "Map to Layer" from "conversion Tools" in "Arc Toolbox". Problem: I have two layers, say Districts and Constituencies, ...
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How to add 3D buildings in tourism map with ArcGIS?

I'm working with ArcMap making a tourism map in which I would add 3D monuments like this map for example. I have my monuments in KMZ format, that I can already add in the map, but currently view from ...
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Geotagging photos with Point Shape via Time Stamp

I have waypoints which I marked with a gps device - unfortunatelly no track/route. And I have photos which I took at the same day. Now I want to interpolate the points to line and use this line to ...
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Layer symbology is not applied in layer to KMZ

I have created a tool in modelbuilder. I use the make feature layer tool to create my layer. I right click on the layer and select a symbology. I run my tool and I can see that my symbology is applied ...
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Can the kml file displayed in Google Earth for Android

I have created some 3D buildings and route in kml format and it worked properly in Google Earth (desktop). When i put it in Google Cloud Drive and open it by Google Earth for Android, none of the ...
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Map To KML does not work with mxds that contain service layer

I am trying to use the map to kml conversion tool in a python script. The mxd I provide as input, contains data coming from map service layers. I have no security enabled to that particular layers. I ...
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How do I extract only the visible placemarks from a KML?

I've been given a KML file containing over 1000 placemarks, a small subset of which were selected by a user in Google Earth and made visible (by checking the checkbox next to the feature name). I've ...
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Converting ArcMap shapefile with labels to KML (labels retained)

I am having problem i converting a shapefile with label to Google Earth KML. I would like to convert a shapefile with label into KML wherein the label is retained in KML and readable. I have tried to ...
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KML too large for browser - can this be done in a server?

Please note, this question is similar to this question, which is 4 years old and has no accepted answer. The closest to an answer in that thread - using fusiontables - is not going to work for me ...
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Enlarging polygons in a kml file

I have a KML file containing several hundreds of Polygon all around the globe, projected in lat/lon WGS84, decimal degrees. I need to enlarge all the polygons adding 23km at the top and at the bottom ...
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Preserving attributes during kml2shp conversion in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Looked online and found the two links below on preserving attributes when doing a kml2shp conversion. Thinking there might be a newer better way of accomplishing this using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop? ...
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How to convert a layer with a symbology using multiple attributes to a KML file using ArcGIS Desktop?

I could use some advice to convert a point feature layer with a symbology that uses multiple attributes (a color-scheme attributed to the percentage of positive malaria cases and a symbol size ...
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Selecting Untitled polygons in Google Earth

I have an area where I'm trying to mark some polygons in it and under temporary places folder they were adding as shown below. Now how do I select some of the polygons and move them to different ...
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QGIS exporting attributes in a KML file

Here is what I am doing: Create a layer by uploading a shape file into QGIS Select Attributes of that file Export selected attributes with the "save only selected features" check box when I save the ...
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Export OpenStreetMap paths to KML

Is there a way to export OpenStreetMap public transport routes to a KML or KMZ file? I'm trying to view the routes in another application (Google Earth) which supports KML data, but doesn't support ...
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Shapefile to KML Conversion Problems in QGIS 2.6.1 on Mac

I am currently using QGIS 2.6.1 on a Mac with OS 10.9.5. I am trying to export a shapefile using QGIS to KML format. I am having success with the export but the data is skewed halfway across the ...
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Not able to read Multilinestring and multigeometry with geotool from KML file

We are not able to read Multilinestring tag field from geotools. We are able to read multigeometry but its coordinate we are getting empty. any suggestion or code snippet would really help me. I ...
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How to adjust KML files so that they display properly in Google Earth, ArcGIS Desktop & ArcGIS Online?

The students in one of our labs have been cranking out daily satellite derived Sea Surface Temperature and Chlorophyll maps for a few years. They are published for public consumption and we have been ...
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Reprojecting vector layer from EPSG 3857 to 4326

based on examples from: http://acanimal.github.io/thebookofopenlayers3/chapter03_10_reading_writing_features.html http://acanimal.github.io/thebookofopenlayers3/chapter07_07_editing_features.html I ...
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Converting raster presented in KML to polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have spent quite a lot of time Googling which brought me many places including this site, but I haven't found the resolution. I have a KML that presents a PNG. Radio Mobile generated the files and ...
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how to parse a 3D dxf to kml

How can I parse a 3D dxf to a kml file? I'm looking for an answer that could point me to suitable references. The DXF is pasted below: 0 SECTION 2 HEADER 9 $ACADVER 1 AC1006 9 $UCSORG ...
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KML To Automobile GPS

I've created a bunch of Placemarks and have them in a kml file. Is there a way to get this into the GPS of a car?
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Length difference between Google Earth and ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have drawn a complex path with multiple vertices in Google Earth (GE) Pro and its measurement property is shown as being 2,460 nm. It is located East of Australia. If i import this KML into ArcGIS ...
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I converted a KML file into a PostGIS db using ogr2ogr. How do I publish all the tables as seperate layers?

As the title says I converted/imported a KML file into my PostGIS database using the ogr2ogr command. Now I am trying to publish each table as a seperate layer onto a GeoServer. I know about cURL, but ...
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Extracting wind turbines from particular area in Google Earth Pro using KML?

I have tried a lot for extracting the wind turbines present in a area using Google Earth Pro? But i couldn't get it. Please help me out with kml code for extracting the wind turbines present in a ...
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Converting Historical Railroad Systems Data from KML?

I'm writing a paper for an undergraduate economic history class and I'm interested in North American railways in the 1800's. I've found historical GIS data for the period here. The railroad data are ...
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Extracting the contents of a Google-KML file

I finally found all the datasets I could possibly need from http://globe.six.nsw.gov.au/ ...but a few hours later I'm not sure if it's possible to access this data into QGIS. I've tried MapWindow (w/...
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Toggling Layers using CartoDB

Does anyone have ideas or know how one might be able to use CartoDB to create a map that one can toggle the individual features within a KML file, as currently happens on this map? I want my users ...
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QGIS Convert SHP to KML keep all attributes [duplicate]

I am trying to convert a SHP to KML in QGIS and want to keep all the attribute fields. As far as I can tell when you do this operation, you can only choose 2 fields (DescriptionField and NameField). ...
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Alternative to Google Earth to edit and organize KML files

I like the way Google Earth displays KML as a "scene graph", that is, a tree structure in the left panel. This allows you to rearrange features in folders, change layer order, etc. via drag-and-drop. ...
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Problems with Importing data from Fast Survey to ArcMap

I am having problems with importing data from Fast Survey to ArcMap. I have taken several points in my specific job, but every time I try to upload them not all points appear in Arcmap. An example, I ...
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Password protect network link on Geoserver

I plan on serving data with geoserver to multiple people in my organization. The data is somewhat sensitive and I was wondering if there is a way to password protect the info so that in order to ...
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Google Map iframe KML not displaying correctly

Looking for help in why our embedded KML Google map stopped working today. This is the current code: iframe width="100%" height="350" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" ...
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Using OGR2OGR with LIBKML (Examples please)

I am trying to figure out how to use GDAL (ogr2ogr) to export spatial data from SQLServer to KML. The standard KML driver works, but it is not very robust. LIBKML has so much promise (layers, styling, ...
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Import file format with colors

I am very new to QGIS, so please excuse me if my question seems stupid to you. I have a small question regarding setting manually colors for points and lines. I have a bunch of nodes and vertices to ...
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Export KML from GeoJSON in QGIS and coordinates change?

I'm very new in this area. I have a geojson vector layer file, with coordinates like { "type": "Feature", "geometry": { "type": "Point", "coordinates": [ 487677.2993499999866, 112018.26101 ] } }, ...
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How to center the map to a KML placemark with OpenLayers 3?

I'm using OpenLayers 3 to display my KML layer on the map. My KML contains two placemarks, one contains a linestring of waypoints and the second one is a point, like this: <kml xmlns="http://www....
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How do I view GTFS data in QGIS?

I would like to use QGIS to create my map. One data feed is the gtfs regarding to bus routes. I can view it on Google Earth (although laggy), but when I tried to import the .kml into QGIS, it just ran ...
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ArcMap KML Multigeometry to Shapefile

I have been troubleshooting this issue for quite some time now. I have a variety of tools available to me: ArcMap, QGIS, as well as OGR2OGR. Unfortunately, I have not had any success with any of these ...
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KML Layer Watermark Removal

Hello right now I have a google maps page with KML Layers from multiple online resources. However all of these layers especially those from noaa have giant watermarks that take up large portions of my ...
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Projection problems when importing .kml from Google Earth to QGIS

I want to open several points that I exported from Google Earth as a .kml in QGIS for further use. I can import the data and the points are displayed but something must be wrong with the projection as ...
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clip geometries in postgis table if they are inside a polygon

I have polygons defined in KML files just like this one, which I can easily parse. Example: <Polygon><outerBoundaryIs><LinearRing><coordinates> -91.463940,40.372660,0 -91....
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Export to KML (Portland) install fail on .dll load attempt

I downloaded the Export to KML extension for ArcMap and when I follow the instructions and run the batch file, the cmd comes up and as I hit a key to initiate the install, I get an error that reads: ...
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route planner view from kml file

I have a kml file generated dynamically that I can view in google earth no problem. It shows a route for a journey. Is there a way to make this more 'printer friendly' so that I can print this of for ...
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How to access ExtendedData/SimpleData from KMLfile using openlayers 2.x?

Is is possible to access SimpleData tag using Openlayers 2.x library? I have a KML file exported from QGis and it stores description data SimpleData tag "<>". i know that there is a way getting ...