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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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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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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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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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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Matlab array to KML

I am trying to use the KML toolbox for Matlab in http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/34694-kml-toolbox-v2-7 to create a KML file from a Matlab array to be shown in Google Earth. ...
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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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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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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 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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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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What's next if our KML is too big/complex for the Google Maps API? [closed]

Our web app includes simple mapping capabilities (currently just markers and KML overlays on an embedded Google Map). This works pretty well; the only real limitation we face is KML overlays that go ...
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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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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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Converting multilayer KML files to GeoJSON using ogr2ogr

I have a kml file that I'm trying to convert to GeoJSON. However, it turns out there's multiple layers, and ogr2ogr isn't happy. $ ogr2ogr -f GeoJSON shapes.json shapes.kml ERROR 6: GeoJSON driver ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Save KMZ or KML from google maps

How to save to KML or KML file using google maps. I can't find menu command like that. I'm working on China region.
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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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Why does one part of GML -> KML conversion not work on Google Maps?

Brand new to all of this, not even sure this is the right forum to ask in... I have a client who wants to visualise cancer incidence and mortality rates by local/unitary authority across Great ...
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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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shp2kml license expired, looking for free solution

So I work for a small African non-profit. I do all the GIS and data work. Most of the layers I create, I convert to kml layers so my boss can then use them quickly and easily in Google Earth. But now ...
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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> ...
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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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Any way to view/create/edit Google My Maps KML files on Android?

I have two large (several hundred features) maps created by Google My Maps that I use for my field research. They contain important information required by the field crew for their work on site. ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 = ...
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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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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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Converting GEDCOM to KML?

Does anyone know of a way to convert GEDCOM files to KML? I am building a family tree and I would like to be able to upload the infromation I have gathered to Google Earth. I already tried to use ...
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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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Publishing Linked Datasets Format [closed]

This past summer for research I was working on linking the NOAA Rivers Database (http://water.weather.gov/ahps/forecasts.php), The National Atlas Lake Database, and the the USBGN datasets so that ...
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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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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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KmlLayer with Schema in ArcGIS API for Silverlight?

I have a KML file I'd like to load with the KmlLayer in my Silverlight application. The problem is that the markup seems more complicated than the class wants to handle. I have a element at the top ...