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

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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 ...
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Publishing kml service from ArcGIS Server

I'm publishing ArcGIS map service from ArcGIS Server 10.1 with kml capability enabled. Publish completes successfully. Published data is in coordinate system WGS_1984_UTM_38N, and is stored in SQL ...
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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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Export shapefile to KML for Google Earth - using QGIS

I am a real beginner with QGIS. I have shape files of my study site. I would like to have the nice google earth background. I would like to be able to see my files in Google earth, then I can zoom ...
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Patchy country polygon after converting ESRI shapefile to KML

My goal is to render the country boundary of Scotland in KML format so I can use it with Google Fusion Tables. I’ve so far managed to do this but with chunks of its surrounding islands missing, so ...
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How to convert Shapefile to KML in Python

My goal is to extract certain shapes from a shapefile, and render the chosen shapes in a KML file. From searching gis.stackexchange, I was able to piece together the necessary components, and the ...
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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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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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kml to shape file (ogr2ogr)

I am trying to convert kml to shape file. I'm using ogr2ogr (gdal version = 2.0.0). Here is the command : /home/vineet/Project/gdal-2.0.0/bin/ogr2ogr --config SHAPE_ENCODING UTF-8 -update -append ...
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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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Read multiple layers of KML file using R

I have a KML that 3970 layers. I am trying to read it into R using the following script: library(rgdal) lyr <- ogrListLayers("file.KML") mykml <- readOGR("file.KML","Layer1") This works but ...
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How to avoid QGIS line width scaling when exporting geometry to KML?

I have shapefiles loaded as linear geometries in QGIS. I use the layer properties dialog to apply some styling to them (color + linewidth). The goal is to output each layer as KML file. My problem ...
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Using Python to copy the “Export Data” feature [closed]

Complete newbie here looking for some assistance. I need to convert a shapefile into a KML file and as i do this often was looking at Python to automate it. The shapefile has a join to another ...
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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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Is there any tool out there for simplifying a HUGE KML file?

The Problem: I have a kml file which shows up fine on google earth but is missing lines on google maps, realized that this is because those lines have geometry that is too complex. The map in general ...
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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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Open KML in QGis

I am very new to QGIS. I want to open a .kml file in QGIS (downloaded from geoportal.de). If I want to open the downloaded file directly with QGis an error appears. I read the tip to first open ...
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Setting the initial visibility of the KML NetworkLink accessing ArcGIS Server map service

The objective is to create a KMZ for Google Earth that I can serve up that accesses an ArcGIS Server map service with KML capability turned on (KMLServer) and control the initial visibility of the ...
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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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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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KML to shapes.txt conversion

i am trying to convert a kml file that i made on UMap website into shapes.txt using http://bdferris.github.io/kml-to-gtfs-shapes/ but it doesnt see anything in the map any special tools please ?
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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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Issues when downloading a WMS layer from Geoserver as KML

I am trying to download a Geoserver layer as KML using the KML Reflector. I actually use Leaflet and a plugin (leaflet-area-draw) in order to let the user design a rectangle and then pass the BB to ...
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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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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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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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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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Uploaded KML to google maps, some lines missing

Here is the map: https://www.google.com/fusiontables/DataSource? docid=1ccbF1i2bLhTxUApVWP88vtylQqPNh4gXxuToMV3z On the bottom left you can see where there are some gaps between the lines. There are ...
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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 can I export to CSV a list of addresses that fall within a shape file?

I currently have a shape file (KML, but I also have it in other formats as well) that outlines neighborhoods within a city. I also have a list of vacant property addresses in CSV. I'm currently ...
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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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Help getting polygons out of multi-polygon GeoJSON files

Farmer here. 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 rainfall ...
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Creating an elevation profile along a KML road based on ASC files

I want to make the elevation profile of a road in KML. I've found this online tool but its does not gives accurate elevations. I already have .asc files of the whole area that includes the KML route ...
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Raster to KML convesrion [duplicate]

How raster data can be converted to KML? I have searched but could not find any answer. Are there any tools in Arc toolbox for such process ?
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Converting KML coordinates to Leaflet

I am trying to convert a Google Map KML file to a csv, to map the longitude and latitude points on Leaflet. But the coordinates keep mis-projecting and some end up off the land mass. The steps I have ...
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Converting ArcGIS layers into .kml for Google Earth

ArcGIS newb here. I'm trying to convert an ArcGIS layer into a .kml format so I can use it in Google Earth. I've found several tutorials for this, but none of them have been helpful so far. They seem ...
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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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Imported KML Feature won't display in Earth Engine map

I have converted a shapefile polygon to a KML file using QGIS, and now am trying to import it to a Google Earth Engine feature table to clip some NDVI difference analysis I'm conducting, but I can't ...
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Using Bootstrap Glyphicons as markers for vector layer in Openlayers3

I want to use the bootstrap glyphicon set as markers for a kml layer in an application using openlayers 3. I have tried the following: var shopStyle = new ol.style.Style({ image: new ...
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Google Earth Polygon surface area to follow the curvature of the earth model

Question: When drawing a polygon in Google Earth with latitude, longitude and elevation values at each node, how do you ensure that the surface area of the polygon also represents the desired ...
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Google Earth: Circular polygons that follow earth curvature

I'd like to draw filled circles in Google Earth which follow the curvature of the earth, i.e. for 1000ft altitude, not only the circle's edge but also the center is required to be 1000ft above ...
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Converting many kml files into one kmz and visualize them in GoogleEarth?

Is it possible one kmz file to have many kml files? If yes, how can I convert the kml files to a kmz in order to be able to show them in GoogleEarth? In case of one kml file, I read that its enough to ...
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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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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 to retrive feature's non-spatial attributes from kml file in OpenLayers 3?

I'm working on a webmap using OpenLayers 3 with KML & GeoJSON vector layers. I've managed to render the layers on the map properly. I am able to retrive the attributes from all my kml files except ...
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How can I import KML from ArcGIS MapServer into QGIS 2.8.3?

Can I import KML from http://gis.nature.cz/arcgis/rest/services/PrirodniPomery/Geomorfologie/MapServer into QGIS 2.8.3? I´m not sure with the duplication. I extracted KML file from KMZ and then I ...
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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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Setting relative paths for KMZs in Arc2Earth dialog?

Using Arc2Earth, I'm converting a large vector dataset to a KML with regions. The resulting kmz works great on my computer but the files paths are all actual paths and not relative, so they don't ...
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Download a region as KML/OSM from internet Maps

I need to create a custom Euro Region map from several regions of neighborhood countries. Say Spanish "Galicia" and Portugal "Norte" regions. So, I need to combine 2 KML/OSM/... files. My question ...
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How to convert KML to shapefile without losing attributes using QGIS?

I'm new to QGIS and all geoinformation itself but have to work on some difficult stuff. I have a KML file with hundreds of points. To each point there is information, such as Name, Power, Age (it's a ...