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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Adding time enabled layers to ArcGIS online

I am trying to add time enabled layers into ArcGIS online. The information in the ArcGIS resource center makes it sound like it is possible to add time enabled layers from ArcMap to ArcGIS online. I ...
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Cause of ERROR 000732: Input Layer: Dataset plan does not exist or is not supported?

I have several mxds (located in C:\Project ) that have 250 layers each. All the layers as the same name- "plan" and they all in group layers like that (added picture for example): I try to change ...
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Making multiple layers editable in QGIS?

I am using QGIS and I want to eliminate fields from 300 shapefiles. All layers are loaded and selected. Is there a way to enable all 300 for simultaneous editing?
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Arcgis SDK for Android - Query multiple feature layers

I'm developing a android application with arcgis sdk. I have a basemap and then 4 different feature layers on top of it. I began with the arcgis sample "attribute editor" and removed the edit ...
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Finding later added data from two layers in QGIS or ArcMap?

I have two layers which consist of 2010 and 2011 years POI. And in QGIS I want to find which POI have been added new in 2011 data. Or can we get result from ArcGis or any other tool?
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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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How to add multiple text elements in ArcMap using ArcPy

I've been able to add a dynamic text element (with an element name of 'TestName') that reflects a layer name and that changes for each corresponding exported layer to a GIF. I am now trying to add a ...
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Is it possible to subtract two layers in MapInfo or MapBasic?

I have two tables, one is a cartographic map and the other is the map of all lakes. Some of the lakes are in-land and so they are not excluded from the cartographic map. I want to calculate the area ...
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Writing a custom function in QGIS to rank features

I have written the following custom function in python for QGIS, cobbled together from various sources. The aim is to use it in the expression editor to return the rank of each feature based on the ...
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Rename a Layer inside CartoDB

I would like to simply rename a layer inside CartoDB. I see buttons for the SQL Query, CSS code, and some HTML... but I don't know where to put my code. setLayerName('Test')
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Select by location using ArcPy

I try to select by location all layers that intersect layer named "frame", and then remove from the maps other layers that don't intersect it. Finally, i want to print the all the removed layers and ...
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Keep Unhandled layers in QGIS

I saved a .qgs file with home server postgis layers. Had to work remotely, but will lose unhandled layers upon opening the file. I can connect to these through my GeoServer, but I'm going to lose my ...
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Joining multiple polygons inside a single polygon in QGIS

I need to somehow "join" information from two shape files: zoning - these are large polygons indicating the zoning code for a moderately large area, typically hundreds of separately owned parcels ...
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Issues with toggling layers with mapbox.js

I am having issues with toggling map layers with mapbox.js. Using the code from [https://www.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/example/v1.0.0/layers/] it pulls the basic mapbox base maps ex. mapbox.outdoors or ...
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Create Layer With Selected in QGIS

Came across this "Create layer with selected" button in the result for a Spatial Query in QGIS. And simply, this creates another layer from the same source with a query on the IDs. Does anyone know if ...
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How to export specified layers in ArcMap using ArcPy

I am trying to export specific layers from an ArcMap .mxd. From the TOC below I would like to export "irrig_2, citylyr, boundlyr" as a GIF. Once this is done the script would then export "irrig_1, ...
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Does leaflet support user defined Layer identifiers

It would be nice to be able to check for a layer presence or remove it without having to keep an explicit reference to it. To that extent I would like to use ad id for the layer that I can compute ...
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Merging Two or More Layers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working with three clipped layers that are shown in the TOC. I created these layers from a large watershed shape-file. However, each clipped layer includes the layer before it and only expands on ...
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Merging Layers and assigning different values [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Merging Two or More Layers I am working with three clipped layers that are shown in the TOC. I created these layers from a large watershed shape-file. However, each ...
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Creating layers for each attribute value via Arcpy script

I'm having some trouble starting this script. Not sure how to start, as I have to create/output layers for each attribute value from a certain column named that has integers. They are all unique ...
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lyr.datasetName works with “CURRENT” mxd but not with mxd path

I have some mxds in wich I want to set all the layers a layer description. This works as far as I use the code with current mxd, but if I give a path it has no results, and I also don't get any error ...
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Removing WMS layers from mxds using ArcPy?

I'm trying to remove WMS layers from an mxd using arcpy. I can successfully remove "MapServer" type services using the below code, but not WMS? Here is an example mxd (zipped) with two different WMS ...
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How to change the color of a polygon in ArcPy?

I am trying to write a script that changes the color (fill and outline color) of a single polygon in a layer using ArcPy. Is this possible without importing properties from a reference layer file ...
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How do I add my own map layers to Leaflet

I have a Leaflet map and want to add two of my own small polygon layers (currently in shapefile format, but they could be converted to GeoJSON). Can this be done without a mapserver to publish them ...
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where are the rasters that make up a layer?

I used raster calculator to add up 12 rasters made up of 0's and 1's to make a fire frequency map. Then I saved the output as a layer (lyr). However, I need the raster output. Did I add it up ...
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How to know the date of adding specific layer to a map in ArcGIS?

Is there a way of knowing when specific layer have been added to MXD file? I work with MXD file with three layer with the same name: "polygon": i searched in the source tab (in the layer ...
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Use spatial queries on multiple layers in QGIS

Is there a way to perform spatial queries on multiple layers in QGIS without going through an external database? I would like to perform SQL-like queries on layers imported in QGIS directly, but can't ...
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Spatial selections using Python in ArcGIS

I am trying to perform a spatial query using Python in ArcGIS, here is my code: I'm getting the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\Users\acarr\Documents_PYTHON ...
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Display Leaflet WMS Layers from same source on different panes

I am using the Leaflet WMS plugin to add in layers to my map via a WMS. I have the following code below that adds all of the layers using the same source but as separate layers. However, I want to ...
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How to load the default layer style from Postgresql with Python?

I would like to write a python macro that upon opening my QGIS project file will reload the default style for each layer from the postgres 'layer_style' table. I have had a look at the documentation ...
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Finding layer file used to add layers to MXD in ArcPy?

I work with layer that located in G:\PROJECTS\bneyAyish\gis\lyr\New File Geodatabase.gdb\polygon, and I created a layer file and located it in G:\PROJECTS\bneyAyish\gis\lyr under the name ...
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Cartodb Toggle Layer help

I am working on a map that i'd like to toggle 1 layer off/on. I followed this http://academy.cartodb.com/courses/03-cartodbjs-ground-up/lesson-2.html tutorial and it worked fine(w/ their data) and i ...
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How can you align two shapefile layers in QGIS

I am a very beginner with QGIS. I would like to know how to align two shapefiles in QGIS. The image below shows the mismatch:
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Layers do not overlap [duplicate]

I am new to ArcGIS. I have some layers. Three of them perfectly overlap and the fourth does not. I have tried with the Projection tool and I have tried so many things and nothing. When I check the ...
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ArcPy replaceDataSource to ArcSDE raster catalog error?

I am new to Python. I'm trying to re-path a multitude of rasters currently the workspace is a folder, the intended workspace is a raster catalog in an SDE database - using the replaceDataSource ...
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Qgis, resolve bad layers

How to resolve bad layers and locate files on my computer?
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Is it possible to map a leaflet provider (precipitation) on top of a polygon in an interactive map?

I've just started using the leaflet package in R to create interactive maps and I'm wondering if it's possible to plot one of the leaflet providers on top of a plotted polygon rather than under it as ...
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gdal_translate multiple GDAL_PDF_LAYERS_OFF entries gives error

The documentation says that GDAL_PDF_LAYERS_OFF takes a list of comma separated layers. Examples look just like what I am trying to do. Executing the following gives an error FAILURE: Too many ...
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(Geotools) Get 2 Selected Layer out of the MapTableLayer

I have a Method that calculates the Area of 2 Layers of different topologic Relations, which needs 2 collections. In the Button where I use this method, I want to get just 2 of the selected Layers in ...
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Arcpy - LayerList - Count/Length [closed]

I use arcpy to load all layers in the current map document, and I need all layers but not the last one (this is my layer for the symbology template). How can I access the length or count of the ...
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Can I use .crd and .dwg files as QGIS data sources?

I want to use my autocad files(.dwg) and my field files (.crd), and want to know if they are compatible with qgis.
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Where to upload layers in geoexplorer?

I just install opengeo suite (boundless) in my machine and try to explore it. I followed the instruction in user manual and I encountered a problem. In "Load your data with GeoExplorer" part, after ...
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Nearest distance between point layer and line layer, QGIS

I have two layers , line and point layer. I need to make line layer which connect all points to nearest line features? Is someone made a plugin for qgis? This is very important tool which missing in ...
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Removing existing backup layers and renaming current live layer in ArcSDE

Looking at the attached screenshot of Catalog, there are the file "CRT_CANAL" and many backups. The aim of this code is deleting old backups in the ArcSDE database, renaming the existing "CRT_CANAL" ...
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Using Google Maps as layer in ArcMap?

Can I use Google Maps as a layer in ArcMap? Is it possible?
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House numbers on roads layer

I have a problem regarding the street numbers in OpenStreetMap. I have downloaded the .osm file of a city from the open street map web. Then with QGIS I have obtained a shape file with roads and a ...
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Android WebMap Popup Viewing not showing my layer info

I used the code for WebMap Popup Viewing from ArcGIS for Developers (https://developers.arcgis.com/android/sample-code/webmap-popup-viewing/) and I just changed the map URL with a map I created and ...
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How to get detailed informations about a layer (SRID, extent, …) in Geoserver REST API?

I'm trying go get detailed informations about a layer using the Geoserver REST API (I'm using Geoserver 2.8.1), but according to the online API documentation, I can only get basic informations such as ...
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Can a Relate within an MXD be detected programmatically using ArcPy?

I would like to know if it is possible detect relates in an MXD using arcpy. Similar problem as the question below, but for relates instead of joins. Can Join be detected programmatically by ArcPy? ...
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How to add label to QgsVectorLayer by Python

my goal is to define label programmaticly for the case similar for the figure below: But didn't find any guidance how to do so using Python. I have a feeling it could be done using QgsLabel but ...