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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Qgis layer renaming stays the same

I've been developing a plugin for Qgis, but something weird happend while renaming a layer, now whenever i add a layer using a button in my plugin, the layer is renamed with the last name I gave it. ...
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QGIS Space Syntax plugin with OSM data?

I'd like to do a space syntax analysis for a city I observe, but when I use the Space Syntax Plugin, the desired shapelayer roads doesn't show up. It's an OSM vector layer, what do I have to do to ...
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QGIS Layers Not Lining Up

I am new to QGIS, I have been using ArcGIS for most of my maps. I have two layers that are not overlapping properly. One is a shp file from a GIS clearinghouse and another from a delimited text ...
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Mapbox source without access token

I found mapbox source of tiles that doesn't require access token (http://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/mapbox.natural-earth-hypso/page.html#3/0.00/0.00). Does it mean that I can use it without view limits ...
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How to remove all transparency from all layers?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and I would like to remove all transparency from all the layers in the map at once.
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Changing coordinate system of layer?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and I would like to change the coordinate system of a layer that is already attached to a drawing so that it matches the other layers.
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ArcGIS layer transparency Issues

I'm using ArcGIS 10, working on the district boundaries of a country. I need to show certain cycles of a distribution and some of the districts are (partly/completely) covered in each cycle. Is there ...
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How to add a tool as a layer in table of contents ArcGIS desktop 10.3

I have a custom script tool in my toolbox in arcgis. I want to add it as a layer in table of contents so when the map is shared people can have access to it easily. for example as shown in figure When ...
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Displaying legend item as polyline instead of polygon in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and am trying to create a legend that will display a polygon layer as a single line.
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Drive time analysis with ArcGIS Network Analyst?

What is the most common SETTING for the Layer Properties when creating time-travel polygons? I am in the process of creating 4, 5, 6 minute polygons using Network Analyst. Every time I generate ...
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OpenLayers & Google Maps: TERRAIN not showing as baseMap

I have a problem with OpenLayers and Google maps: on this page: http://46.37.22.75:8085/public/ I'm loading Google maps TERRAIN with Openlayers.js, everything worked well for about 1 year, but now ...
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QGIS and python: Keep a layer always on top of the others

I am working on a python plugin for QGIS using a layer containing linestrings, which I would like to have on top at all times. I have added the layer like the following: ...
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How can I add a new layer, then remove previous layer from a Leaflet/CartdoDB map without the map clearing everything

I am new to CartoDB/Leaflet. Here's my fiddle... http://jsfiddle.net/zippyferguson/fLkqgf4q/1/ If you click the play button, I want it to load data to the map year by year from 1966 to 2015 from a ...
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Repairing disconnected layers with selection sets using ArcObjects?

Has anyone had any success of repairing disconnected layers that have selection sets that have their data sources broken in ArcGIS? Is there a way to detect this through code and then re-create that ...
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GeoServer WMS: Retrieved GeoTIFF band contains integer values instead of floats

I am using gdal_translate to import a GeoTIFF into an oracle database. The import as well as the layer creation in GeoServer works without errors. GeoServer correctly recognizes the band data type as ...
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How to merge layers into a single QgsVectorLayer?

I have a set of different layers (and their respective shapefiles) with information of electric lines. All the layers have the same Fields in their Attribute Tables, but contain information about ...
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How to query Tiger Data for Layers?

I am new to this. I have data downloaded from ftp://ftp2.census.gov/geo/tiger/TIGER2015/ and I would like to learn more about how I can query that data for the different layers it offers. Here is ...
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Multiple Leaflet TileLayers with extended maxzoom

I've got 2 layers(for indoor and outdoor) in my web application. If i zoom beyond 19, the indoor layer should be displayed and the outdoor layer tiles will be scaled up, because their maxzoom is 19. ...
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is it possible to combine multiple URLs for one ol.layer.tile in openLayers 3?

I have two Image services that I would like to combine into one layer; one has higher resolution imagery that draws only at a larger scale, and other has lower resolution imagery that draws at all ...
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How to add an image to collapsed L.control.layers

i got my layers working with this code: L.control.layers(baseMaps,{'<img src="myimage.png" /> Test': json_TestJSON,},{collapsed:true}).addTo(map); This is what i dont like: the white empty ...
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Switch layer when zooming

I'm wondering if it is possible to set up a boundary on zooming for e.g. 3 different vector layers, so that when zooming in QGIS will automatically switch layer? For example layer 1 has scale ...
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OD Cost Matrix (arcpy) Layer Not Added

I'm trying to create a OD Cost Matrix layer programmatically. The problem that I have, however, is that the layer doesn't get added to my Table of Contents. If I manually run the Network ...
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OpenLayers - cannot set layer opacity

I have the following problem: by default, you can simply change the opacity of layer by writing for example: layer.setOpacity(0.3); But when I add it to my map SelectFeature controls, my layer is ...
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OpenLayers 3 XYZ layer issues with OpenRailwayMap

Code with issue on Codepen - Having successfully integrated the OpenRailwayMap API into Leaflet, I wanted to use OpenLayers instead and followed the API instructions, but am getting an error: " Cannot ...
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Adding data at runtime into dataframes using ArcPy?

I am trying to create an empty MXD to act as a template. I will have three dataframes for maps, each holding a different object from ArcSDE (1 raster object and 2 features). I know how to query ...
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How to align with QGIS two layers that have the same projection?

I am using QGIS 2.12.0 to create forest maps. I usually succeed to create maps from shapefiles with different projections but for some reason I cannot succeed to align the layer of one shapefile. As ...
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QGIS, add a layer (shapefile) to a running QGIS from an external application

I'm trying to load a shapefile as a new layer into a running QGIS application using python within a Windows command shell. The python is basically what is explained in this post: How to open a layer ...
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Layers not overlapping in QGIS? [duplicate]

I downloaded a bunch of wpts from my gps. I converted them to .SHP format with a CRS WGS 84 in QGIS, and started a new project. I then exported some satelite imagery from the internet as a tiff and ...
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Point and Polygon Data refusing to display: corrupt data?

I have two sets of shapefiles, one point data and one polygon data. Both were sent as part of a bigger set of data. Neither the point or polygon data will display when loaded into QGIS. The raw data ...
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Searching for more than one propertyName?

how can i search for more than one propertyName? This is my code: var searchControl = new L.Control.Search({layer: mylayer , propertyName: 'myfirstproperty' , circleLocation:true , zoom: 15.0}); ...
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Copying one or more layers (with properties, style, and path of source data) on ArcMap and paste into different ArcMap project?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.1 and i would like to take all the layers from one plan and bring them into another plan with all of the associated properties.
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Is it possible to get features from one layer within the bounding box of other layer?

I have 2 seperate layers say: water bodies layer, land layer from different sources but for the same location. as shown below: No I want to use the bounding box of water bodies layer and get the ...
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Layers being lost in QGIS

Does anyone know why layers would continually be lost from a project and refuse to reload even though the project is regularly saved?
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Excluding certain attributes from being labeled in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1, and i am labeling a roadway system but would like to exclude certain road labels from being displayed.
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Changing color of individual parcels in CityEngine?

How do I change the color of individual parcels (i.e. specific section of a layer) using CGA codes in CityEngine? I have 4 sections within my layer and I need to change the color so that each one ...
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How to add filter to mapguide layer definition in c#

I want to add a filter to a mapguide layer programmatically in c#.net. I verify if the layersDefinition of my layer contains or not a tag "Filter" and I do the job: //Get mapguide layer definition ...
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Get the name of the layer from a layer Vector

My aim is to highlight that two differently colored layers wfs when passing the mouse over one of these layers. It would need to obtain the name of the Vector Layer and also use a style in one layer ...
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Is there a way to re-order how layers render in Mapnik?

I'm creating Mapnik stylesheets and I am trying to edit the order layers are rendered. I tried just moving the XML code, but that didn't seem to work. Are there specific steps to make some features ...
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Removing non-interactable “ghost” points

Non-professional here, working with ArcGIS 10.3 mapping soil data for an agricultural study and I have an issue with residual point features from a file I thought I removed. After I turn off all of ...
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Code error - remove layer using python

Continuously to How to remove layers that are not in visible df extent i try to remove layers that don't appear in the data frame with this code: import arcpy,os from arcpy import env env.workspace ...
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How to perform a true GIS clip of polygons layer using a polygon layer in R?

I would like to do a true GIS Clip in R of soils polygons using a series of single boundary polygons, but I cannot find an R function to properly do it. It should work just like the CLIP function in ...
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What is difference between map layer and spatial dataset (e.g. feature class, shapefile)?

What is the difference between feature class and feature layer? To me they seems very similar in concept.
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How to remove marker added map with .addTo() function in leaflet?

I am having trouble removing marker which is added with marker.addTo(map). The remove works correctly if added as layer map.addLayer(marker) and then map.removeLayer(marker). But removelayer is not ...
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ArcGIS 10 PDF exports: toggle polygon layer visibility?

In the past I have been able to export my .mxd to PDF and I have been able to turn individual point layer's visibilty on/off within the layer tab (if the layers are in a groub in the .mxd's table of ...
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Loading map files using ArcGIS Silverlight API?

Is there a way to use the Silverlight API to load common maps formats (i.e., layers, shapefiles or rasters) off of my local machine?
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Data Source of layer changing after copy/paste in Table of Contents of ArcMap?

I run into this situation all the time; I often just copy layers and groups of layers in the TOC of one Map Document and paste then into the TOC of another Map Document. For the most part this ...
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Changing data source path involving feature dataset in *.lyr files using ArcPy?

How can one change the source data paths for every layer file in folder X using arcpy? I've followed Updating and fixing data sources with arcpy.mapping as best I can, yet all I get is an unhelpful ...
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Network Analysis Layer in ArcGIS Mobile Map Cache

Does anyone know how to extract a Network Analysis Layer into an ArcGIS Mobile Map Cache?
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Deleted layers still appear while loading project in QGIS? [duplicate]

I'm working on a project where I digitized a few maps (georeferenced) and I also added a couple of csv files. I deleted the raster and cvs layers after I included them into the project as shapefiles ...
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Layer Order panel duplicating layers in QGIS?

I'd like to just confirm that a problem I am having in QGIS 2.10 is not unique to me. I am using the Layer Order panel to control the rendering order of layers in my projects, it's very useful when ...