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

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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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Convert shapes in CSV to shapefile? [on hold]

I have a csv file in which one of the fields contains a "shape" polygon in ESRI format. The other fields are textual, numerical, ext. How do I go about creating a layer from only the polygons in the ...
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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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Creating MySQL database for storing imported KML?

I need to create a MySQL database for storing coordinates from a KML file with the structure as follows: <Placemark> <name>someplace</name> <styleUrl>#m_ylw-...
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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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Setting a scale range for labels in KML files

Is there a way for labels to be displayed in KML only when zoomed in (or out) beyond a certain scale range, just as it is possible in ArcGIS? If exporting to KML from ArcGIS, I guess the first step is ...
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Extrude Shapefile to KML based on field value

I would like to extrude shapefile polygons to a KML based on a value stored in the attribute table. I am hoping to do this using open source software (QGIS, FWTools, GDAL, etc.). I looked at ogr2ogr ...
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Openlayers 2.12 - add selectFeature to button results in “Geometry Undefined”

I have modified the Openlayers mobile Vienna WMS example, and am trying to change the labelButton to allow selecting of features to open a popup. I think it is necessary to do this as on a touch ...
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Preventing QGIS from losing information in attribute table during KML to SHP conversion?

I have a Shapefile with certain information in the attribute table. I convert it with QGIS 2.14 to KML. I convert the KML back to SHP. When I open the attribute table, all the infromation is lost. How ...
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How to split kml file or extract Placemarks?

I have a file of state 2001 assembly districts outlines, from http://goo.gl/dJPyx in Mapinfo MIF format. I've created a kml file from that using ogr2ogr. These are the outlines of each assembly ...
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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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How to clip Census tract shapefiles to the boundaries of City Council shapefiles

Before I ask my question, I want to say upfront that I am woefully inexperienced with coding as well as GIS, which is part of the reason why I'm here. I am currently working on a project where I am ...
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Problem with adding placemark from kml file with specific id

I have a problem with adding a vector layer from kml file. I am trying to make XMLHttpRequest and add only a placemark with specific id. Nothing is displaying on the map. Request is successful and ...
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How do you import a .SHP into Sketch-Up?

Does anyone know how to use a .SHP in Trimble Sketch-Up? I have tried exporting to KML and CAD from QGIS, but the KML file doesn't read in Sketch-Up.
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Converting shapefile to KML using GeoTools?

I am developing a GIS-based desktop tool for a land area in geotool. How we can convert shapefile into KML file?
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Problems importing .kml to QGIS

I save a coordinate in google earth as a kml file and try to open as a vector layer in QGIS but I can´t see anything. I have already checked the projection but it seems fine. If I try to see the ...
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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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geonetwork 2.10 does not create correct kml

I created a metadata for the Africa shapefile. I created the following online resources: URL: http://myIP:8082/geoserver/boundaries/wms PROTOCOL: OGC:WMS-1.3.0-http-get-map Name of the resource: ...
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invalid KML representation on ST_GeomFromKML

I exported a table with a geography(MultiPolygon,4326) column using ogr2ogr to a KML file. When trying to re-import any of the shapes using the ST_GeomFromKML function I get the following error: ...
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Convert encoded polylines into geojson and kml files?

There are plenty of resources available online to help users encode polylines. I am looking for something that does the opposite but my extensive research yields minimal results. I have a massive set ...
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Large 3d features layer in cesium

I'm trying to show a huge feature layer 3d from arcgis on Cesium. I tried to generate a KML with Layer To KML option - which generated me a 3gb KML (Which of course will make Cesium to crash). I read ...
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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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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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Order of KML Layers in Google Maps API V3

I'm working on a website that when finished will allow the user to turn on and off a number of different KML layers using checkboxes, the layers are parsed through geoXML3 and I want to know how to ...
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Automatically split KML into point, line and polygon SHPs?

I have a lot of KMLs that include points, lines and polygons together, is there a way to automatically parse them into separate shapefiles (one for point, one for line, one for polygon) in QGIS or ...
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Reducing Size of KML file (After converting from Shapefile)

I have a shape-file of size 224 mega byte. I am using ArcGis to convert it to a KML file. The process involves converting the shapefile to a feature layer and then converting the layer to KML. An ...
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List overlapping Polygons in a shape file using R

I have a KML file that has about 20,000 polygons. Each polygon has a name and ID. I need the list of Polygons that overlap with any other polygon. Or a list of Polygons that DO NOT overlap with any ...
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Adding all the layers in a KML file in PyQGIS

I've a KML file that contains several layers, if I use the usual method of adding vector layers from a file it only adds the first layer (the Point layer) vlayer = QgsVectorLayer("C:\Users\HOME\...
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Adding KmlLayer using local file (File API)

I am trying to load a local KML file to the map for this I am using FileReader object (File API). To use google.maps.KmlLayer I need to use readAsDataURL to transform to a URL the file, the problem is ...
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Google earth balloon not fully visible

When i load my KML on google earth, the balloon appears whole but when I embed on a webpage using the embedKML tool, the data in the balloon (In this case a table) appears to be cut. The close button ...
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How to display text inside a kml polygon layer in a html page?

I have a kml layer with multiple polygons (over 2000) and I would like to have the area of each displayed inside polygons in a html page. This is what I have done using arcmap and google maps. Here I ...
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How to import KML with WGS84 coorginates into ArcGIS with S-JTSK_Krovak_East_North?

My girlfriend has map in S-JTSK_Krovak_East_North (Slovak Republic) and she wants to add points from KML, which is in WGS84. How should she do it? Everything that she tried so far placed the points in ...
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Use Microstation wireframe model for OpenStreepMap

I've got an entire city in Microstation DGN format. I'm able to convert it into Google Earth (KML), DXF, SVG and other formats, and then in .osm with ogr2osm. However, the 3D model is build entirely ...
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What KML features are suitable to display 3D atmospheric density data using Google Earth?

I wish to use Google Earth to visualise and explore 3D atmospheric density data. In my case it is ionospheric electron density, which is a niche area, but I can imagine this might have been done by ...
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Google Fusion Tables - KML import failed, can't figure out why

I hope that you may be able to offer some advice on how to solve a problem I am currently facing about importing files into Google Fusion Tables for use with Google Earth Engine. I have looked at the ...
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Export KML to SHP in Javascript

I need my Javascript browser application to convert/export KML documents into ESRI shapefiles. Is there any JS library that can do it? I tried googling, but no answers so far (at least, not in ...
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I am trying to have markers in a KML to follow the direction of the view in Google Earth

I am trying to represent the flow direction of streams in a KML file to be used in Google Earth. As complex line symbols are not supported by the KML format, I have opted for a solution combining ...
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multiple shapefile export to kml

I 'm new in Python script and i want to export shapefiles in the folder as the kml file with define layer files. for single shapefile it work perfectly refer below script. But I want to export 4 ...
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OpenLayers3: How to show a KML layer with the export to png Button

so... I have this script: <script> //Script1: Script de criação do mapa. var map = new ol.Map({ layers: [ new ol.layer.Tile({ ...
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KML file seems to load in Openlayers without error but doesn't show vectors

I'm trying to load a KML file into an Openlayers map. It seems to successfully run but I am not seeing anything show up on the map. Vectors should show up in an area of New Mexico if it's working ...
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Getting polygons out of multi-polygon GeoJSON files?

I am a farmer and 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 ...
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How to color a KML with OGR/GDAL?

So I have successfully created a KML file and from an OSM file. Now I would really like to be able to color the lines of the KML file by using a value I calculated by using the KML. I already found a ...
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Google earth to QGIS projection problem

I have a 200 mile diameter circle in Google Earth. I saved as a kml and imported into QGIS with the "add vector layer" and it was imported as WGS 84 GCS. Now the Circle lines up on the correct ...
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KML file showing wrong co-ordinates on Google Earth

This is little snippet from the kml file now the co-ordinates are for some where in UK with Lat- 51.45 and Long - 0.0386 but when I plot this kml file on Google Earth it shows all the points in middle ...
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Exporting 3GB ArcGIS Raster to KML without losing resolution?

I have a 3GB raster layer, and I'd like to export it to KML for use with Google Earth. When I use the "Layer to KML" conversion tool in ArcMap, I end up with a low-resolution overlay: looks like one ...
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Esri Shapefile to KML with gdal resulting in “too_big” in altitude value

I'm needing to automate the conversion of .shp files into something more user-friendly like GeoJSON and KML. The conversion to GeoJSON seems to work okay with this command: ogr2ogr -f GeoJSON -t_srs ...
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KML with raster in QGIS

I have a kml file which displays correctly in Google Earth but only as a bounding box in QGIS . What can I do to see the associated raster image?
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Is there a way to export and import again all Map at once?

I have a OpenLayer3 map with some arbitrary layers I can choose at runtime. Layers may come from external WMS services or internal PostgreSQL GIS tables or even from drawn features. Now, I need a way ...
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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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Import KML filename as attribute

I have over 5,000 KML files where its name (*.kml) is crucial for my analysis: it contains the ID of that feature. I want to use the filename to populate a new field, or replace the existing content ...