A layer is a collection of information. It contains specific elements of a gis in a specific presentation method (e.g raster or vector layer). Layers can be edited separately in order to create individual toppics for a map.

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Leaflet, changing base map CRS

So i am using leaflet in order to create my project, which is a world map that certain layers would be add on top of it. I am wondering whether I should change the CRS property of the map object, ...
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Maximum likelihood classification- changing class colour with every layer

I created a signature file, where I defined 4 different classes, which I named and coloured specifically. When I try to use the maximum likelihood classification tool for other layers, the classes ...
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QGIS Atlas zoom to intersection between two different layers

I have two polygon layers, one is about different land owners boundaries and is used for atlas generation, and the other is about forests inside each property. In atlas generation sometimes i want to ...
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Can I save the symbology of all the layers in my mxd so that I can quickly revert back to a certain “look”

I am using ArcMap 10.2 and would like to set multiple variations of the layers symbologies. In autocad this would be the equivalent of setting the layer state.
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Arcpy MakeFeatureLayer_management issue using SQL condition

I have a lines shapefile. I made a small code to select some of its elements and turn them into a standalone layer. The code is like this: arcpy.env.workspace = r"C:\MyDirectory\Mygdb.gdb" network = ...
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Programmatically get Layer source properties DataType with ArcObjects?

I am trying to access the DataType property of a Layer in the TOC in ArcMap. The layer is added from a web service as an IMapServerRESTLayer. The Data Type property is listed with Layer -> ...
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lyr replaceDataSource not reflecting

The changes I made to the MXD with ArcPy is not reflecting the changes in ArcMap. arcpy.env.workspace= "C:\Users\UserID\Desktop" mxdlocation=os.path.join(arcpy.env.workspace,mxdname) mxdloc = ...
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VectoreLayer Still Empty even if attribute has been set with value

I am working with the qgis api c++ 2.8.2, my application is written in QT 4.5.3 / C++ I had to create a vectorlayer in memory with attributes and features and export it to a shp file to import it in ...
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How to load multiple vector layers into QGIS' map canvas using python scripting?

I am trying to write a standalone script in python to create a QGIS map canvas. The vector layers I am attempting to load are Shapefiles. Currently, I am able to load each vector layer, add them to ...
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How do I make two layers of point data align perfectly?

I have two point data sets that represent the same business locations, however, the points are slightly off for one of the two layers. As in one layers points are in the correct position over the ...
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How to Close all Layers but keep Tables on MapInfo using MapBasic

I'd like to know how to close all the layers on MapInfo but keep the tables open using MapBasic code. The idea is to be able to keep the tables open so that I can create multiple different maps using ...
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Mapbox GLJS - group layers

I'm trying to build an interactive map, without any knowledge in javascript, and i found myself a bit lost in this large world. I've already designed my style in mapbox studio. And now, trying to ...
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Can I split my data based on the polygons in a different layer?

Carto has a built-in dataset with polygon data for UK administrative regions. I have put another layer over this, containing several thousand data points (postcodes). Is there an easy way to find out ...
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Problem in layer overlapping (qgis)

I want to plot gps pts on qgis (version 2.14.1). I have added the vector layer of SE Asian countries, and added the delimited text layer of my gps pts which included species name, lat and lon. ...
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Is there a way to display more than 10 categories in cartodb?

I'm creating a map in CartoDB. I have roughly 18 categories, but each of those has a sub-category, which is 'yes' or 'no'. Currently I am displaying the 18 categories in two different layers to get ...
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Iterate through layers of an MXD

I found this, under the topic How to iterate through layers of an MXD? answered by Midavalo I wanto to know if its possible to change something in the second line, to iterate through all data frames ...
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Loop Quality layers of Modis in R

I want to parse quality layers of Modis MOD13Q1 in R. I´m using a code from another question here! and it works fine, but i want to loop it for 300 files. I grouped them in stack of rasters and tried ...
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Showing only 1 layer at a time in CartoDB

Is there a way in the free CartoDB to set the layer selector so that you can only select 1 layer at a time? When one layer is selected, deselect all other layers.
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Layer File data source

I have saved group of layers which are reading from SDE DB as layer file. When I open the layer file in any other MXD it takes the same SDE data source. How can I make the layer file without a data ...
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Grouping layers in Table of Contents in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to group layers in the table of content so that I can expand or collapse them as needed. Not sure how. I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop.
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How do I access graphic information from an element in an ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer? (Flex)

I've got a Flex application that shows pipeline data on a touchscreen map (for an exhibit). The spec mandates that tapping an element on the map (such as a power plant or substation) will trigger a ...
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Generating detailed layer properties report [duplicate]

Would anyone advise me how to generate detailed layer information report in ArcGIS 10.3. I mean the details described by layer properties window for a layer like Source, Display, Definition Query, ...
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Custom map : Layers, sublayers and public transport directions

My objective is to create a custom map for public transport with several layers in it e.g: Under a layer named 'Leisure', I can have several bus/train/boat routes(multiple steps may be involved) I am ...
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GeoServer: Composite and blending for specific layer in WMS call

I use the destination-in vendor option to use a polygon layer like a mask, so that only some parts of a raster layer are shown. The sld is defined for my polygon layer. In my WMS call a specify both ...
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ArcMap can't switch layers order

I have 5 different layers. I would like to change the order they are drawn. I read that (and I also used to) simply select and drag the layer from in the position I want. Nevertheless, now I am trying ...
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Files added using *.qlr result in bad layer after save and reload

I'm converting CAD to Shape (separate point, line and area shapes per *.dwg in a folder). In the process I parse the shape info to a donor *.qlr (to the same folder). The qlr is a donor file with ...
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How many layers are too many layers in ArcMap?

I work on ArcGIS using a Citrix virtual software connection at work. It is dreadfully slow at times, and without any changes to the MXDs I'm working on, one minute ArcMap can be operating at a ...
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Coordinates from Excel list

I'd like to import Coordinates from an Excel list, for this reason I saved the excel sheet as an .csv ant tried to import it via "Layer --> Add delimited text Layer". The points are imported, but with ...
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PyQGIS select layer by original table name

As far as I see, on QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance() there is a method to select layers: mapLayersByName(Qstring) and the method mapLayer(QString) respectively, wich accesses a layer by its id. ...
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Removing duplicated layers using ArcPy?

I work with ArcGIS 10.3.1. I my map i have 200 layers. some of them repeat several times. Is it possible with python code to remove all duplicated layers from table of content, that have the same ...
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Setting “current layer” in Openlayers 3

I have an ol.Map in a layer called TilesLayer, displaying the OSM tiles and a MarkersLayer on top of that displaying draggable markers. Clicking on TilesLayer causes a new marker to show in ...
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Setting transparency of layer group with Python in QGIS?

How can I set the transparency for all layers within a group of layers? I assume this will require the use of a FOR loop in the Python Console. Based on How to set the transparency for multiple ...
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Is it possible to have dynamic layer names in QGIS project?

I have a QGIS project with layers, based on PostGIS SQL queries that use current date. Since the data in the database changes, these queries return different data every new day. Is it possible to ...
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Two layers of the same region with the same coordinate system does not lay in the same place! [duplicate]

I know that my problem seems to be frequent but I couldn't find any good till answer. I have two layers for the same place (area and roads) in my ArcGIS, both of them has the same coordinate system ...
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Sunlight layer into CartoDB

I have a list of tweets on a torque map made with CartoDB. I want to add an additional layer that shows the sunlight around the world at certain times, similar to the Twitter #sunrise map found here. ...
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Dynamically add layer(s) to Layer Group

I have an Openlayers 3 app and users can retrieve stored routes from a web service and display them on a map. Currently each route is added to the top of the index but I'd like them to be inserted ...
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Connect data from two different layers

I'm trying to connect data from two different layers to combine them in one new layer and continue working with them. Let me explain that a bit more detailed: The first layer contains data (and ...
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how to extract OSM data to as many layers as possible in DXF( or multiple DXF file) as path for illustrator use?

So i am just touching QGIS, mainly to explorer way to use map data for my animation. Here's my first try to make it clear to understand what I am aiming for: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhC-C5f-...
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Layer loadstart & loadend events in OpenLayers 3

OpenLayers 2 has these layer events "loadstart & loadend." What is equivalent to them in OpenLayers 3? While a vector layer loads and is rendered, I need to show a loading icon.
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Using QGIS shapefile layer in ArcMap project?

I created a QGIS shapefile layer in QGIS that I want to give to a friend of mine for his ArcMap project. Will he be able to open and use my work?
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Mapbox Opacity Example Touchscreens

In Mapbox, this example works on a PC but not on a touchscreen Android/iPhone/iPad https://www.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/example/v1.0.0/opacity/ Is there a simple change to the code below to make it work ...
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How to insert layer excluding MXD files using arcpy?

I'm working on 24 MXD files. Several maps include "roads" layer in them, the other maps don't have this layer. I'm trying to add "roads" layer to all the maps that do not have this layer by using this ...
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Setting (above/under) priority order of layer in leaflet

When I add a layer in leaflet it stays automatically above all layers I want layers to be ordered wich one stays above the other in way that last added layer will not stays above and hide the other ...
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How do I open GRASS layers in QGIS

I'm quite a newbie to QGIS and GRASS.. I have installed QGIS 2.10.1 with GRASS 6.4.3 on my Windows 7 laptop and wish to open GRASS layers in QGIS. If I got it right, you can use the QGIS built-in ...
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Duplicate layer using Control button on keyboard

I noticed in QGIS 2.14 I can hold Ctrl key and drag to duplicate a layer. But this seems to create a copy linked from source layer. Unlike if I use "Duplicate" in context menu this procedure reflects ...
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Regroup layers in Configurable Map Viewer (CMV)

Please, how can I group layers by topic in CMV and change operationalLayer = [ ] array automatically into Viewer.js: I want to regroup feature layers by topic. I failed to create an other ...
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Insert layer using Arcpy- Code error [closed]

I'm trying to add "roads" layer to all the maps that do not have this layer in the table of content, by using this code: import arcpy,os,sys,fnmatch from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"G:\...
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QGIS: Batch export multiple layers to DXF

I have only had limited experience with QGIS. What i have: I currently have many different layers (water mains, sewer mains, drainage etc.). These layers are TAB files with attributed data. What i ...
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Point feature changes over time?

QGIS strategy for denoting point feature changes over time? My project file has a shape file layer (point symbols) geolocating 50 historic street name mosaics embedded in concrete sidewalks ...
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How to work with Baccini et al.'s biomass map from ArcGIS?

Baccini et al. (2012) has produced one of the best biomass maps available for the world. One can find the map from one of ArcGIS repositories here. I downloaded the .pkinfo file for that map but I ...