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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merging layers of raster data of the same format

My map consists of several different grid-layers lying right next to each other. I want to merge them to one single layer so that i can analyse my whole map at once. How can i do that?
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When does iface.mapCanvas().layers() get updated to the contents of QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance().mapLayers()?

Since the topic might be a bit cryptic, I'll try to explain where my problem is. I am currently developing a Qgis-plugin, where I am creating and adding some layers automatically, which I would like ...
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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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Change layer properties

How can I edit name of lines of layer in ArcMap from Visual Studio C#? E.g., change STR_NAME = "Pushkin street" to STREET = "Pushkin street"?
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Can QGIS generate a map that composed of several .shp maps?

I'm using QGIS-2.4.0 API to develop application. I need a map that composed of several vector layers. If only this, it can be done by merge in QGIS, but I need more for that: the map(or project?) I ...
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Removing some bands or layers from a tiff using gdal

I have been working on a multiband raster image. It is a pix image. I need to just work on the 26 bands that are raster files and not the 4 bitmaps that are are also included in the pix image. I could ...
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How to transfer layer data from OpenLayers to PostGIS database or QGIS?

Supposing I have a created some layers in OpenLayers containing only Geometry Points, how do I transfer my data to a postGIS database? Is there a way to turn pure javascript/openlayers to a table in ...
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Switch callout text boxes on and off?

In my ArcMap project I’ve added text to the map in callout boxes to identify certain districts. Is it possible switch these on and off like the data layers? I don't want them to show in everything I ...
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My layers are not visible after restart geoserver

I have ArcSDE connection on Geoserver. In order to make geoserver faster I have restarted it. After restarting my published layers (datas) are not visible. When I publish this layer again, geoserver ...
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How to set an x-offset for my whole linestring/layer?

Supposing I have a layer imported from GeoServer succesfully, and it looks like this: (some will remember me from my previous question. And, yes, that is my city Volos, Greece. There is a map and a ...
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How can I change layers visibility while I zoom in geoserver?

I want to change layers visibility while I zoom , here are my screenshots. where is my error ? I'm waiting your helps , thanks.
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Problem showing WMS with EPSG:3301 projection using Leaflet

I am trying to show wms layer EPSG:3301 using leaflet, but have no succes for a long time. http://kaart.maaamet.ee/wms/alus?service=WMS&version=1.3.0&request=GetCapabilities Here is my code: ...
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Disappearing layers in ArcScene

This is very frustrating! I have DEM hillshade layers which I have tried to change the base heights to floating surfaces. I have done this with these layers before (!) but had to change them back and ...
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How to re'display feature after using my 'filterFeature()' function?

The code below is a function that hides a certain region in the map. The problem is that I can't redisplay it. I've tried by removing this line: wfs2.features[i].style = {visibility:'hidden'}; but ...
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Help embedding Openlayers map in Eclipse BIRT report

i have this code, it displays the zoom buttons only but it doesnt display my map. what could be the problem? <html> <head> <script ...
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How to Raster Layer checked status change?

I make plugin with use QListWidget. Items of QListWidget is Raster Layer name. When selected items, same name layer checked status changing. current my code is items = ...
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Multiple Layers in Geoserver

I have a problem with Geoserver with multiple layers. At the moment the idea is to print a map of Europe, then paint 3 layers on top of this to get 3 different values matches up in a polygon. However ...
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leaflet layer control checkbox options min/max

I have a straight forward leaflet map that is on a webpage. I am using the angular-leaflet-directive and all works as expected except for the layer control box. When only one baselayer is specified I ...
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Batch export to shapefile by attribute field in QGIS

I have a project in QGIS where I am creating a map of plants over a large area. I want to take the "Genus" field (of which there are 100 hundred values) and essentially create 100 shapefiles based on ...
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Legend hangs with large featurelayers at startup

My problem is that I created an app with a lot of services that the user can use. The problem is that when I implement the legend widget and the code goes over startup(), the app becomes stuck and it ...
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How to use a Geojson layer as a background mask?

I have some Geojson neighborhood shapes that I am using to create a small multiples chart. They are like this: I want to give them backgrounds for the area they represent. I want the streets and ...
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How to change the color of vector layer of QGIS in api?

I'm using QGIS-2.4.0 api to develop app in C++. When I add a vector layer to the app, the vector map's color would be random. I used QgsFeatureRendererV2 to get the geometry type of the layer, my ...
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How to clip a layer file

I have a world imagery layer that I want to clip to a single county. I would just save as a JPEG and edit using other software, but this uses a lot of processing power if I want a high resolution. I ...
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TileMill: How to mask layer without loosing background

I have a large geotiff with elevation gradient which I want to use to colour my map. However the coastal line of the geotiff doesn't excacly match my shapefile so I want to mask it. The problem is ...
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Making Layers change color based on attribute expression in GeoServer?

At the moment I'm working with a dataset that has a count value as the only value in the database. However, if I add &VIEWPARAMS:Sex=Male to the given url from GeoServer, the results change based ...
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Combine drainage streams and watersheds [duplicate]

I have a question regarding ArcMap. Lets say I have a .shp with watersheds and a .shp with drainage lines. How can I combine both, so that I can display single watersheds and the length of their inner ...
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Openlayers - Maximum number of layers in LayerSwitcher

I am working on a thematic mapping platform showing data at local administrative levels. I have many layers, so I run into problems (see screenshot: http://gisintersect.com/many_layers.png). Is there ...
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Perform a group by query on geodatabase in ArcMap

I have a geodatabase called predictions.gdb and a feature class called output_gis_120_Project in that database. I imported this feature class as a layer in ArcMap. The attribute table with columns ...
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How to fix link between layer and shapefile in ArcGIS 10?

Does anybody know how to fix a link between shape file and layer file in ArcGIS 10? Every time I add layer file, there is a small exclamation mark next to icon and I have to define a source (path to ...
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Merge KML layers into one

Using data exported from Google Earth I ma trying to plot restaurants over a large area. To collect all the data for the area I had to use several searches in Google Earth and these are shown when ...
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ComboBox Addin to populate Layers .NET C#

I am using Arcgis 10.1 and created following class derived from ComboBox. class LayersComboBox : ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.ComboBox I want Combo box Add-in to populate added layers(in table of ...
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QGIS view selected layers, manage views

I have a QGIS project with a large number of layers. Is it (without using Postgis) possible to define "Views" which include different subsets of the layers? For example: View 1: Layers WMS ...
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Using live feeds from ArcGIS Online for analysis?

I would like to import into arcGIS Desktop a livefeed layer and use it to perform some analysis. This is the link to web page: ...
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Mouse click event used gis application with much data

I will create an application that using my water pipes, electric cables, gas pipes service in a city. All of streets and roads including water pipes. My service is publishing pipes. My service like ...
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Layer just for annotations

Im relatively new to QGIS and would like to know whether or not I can save my form annotations to a layer so I can turn them on or off.
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Is the MakeFeatureLayer temporary location the same as “in_memory”? [duplicate]

From the ArcGIS Desktop Help: The layer that is created by the tool is temporary and will not persist after the session ends unless the layer is saved to disk or the map document is saved. ...
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QGIS cannot open layer properties

I'm trying to open (vector) layer properties in QGIS 2.2.0 and 2.4.0 (Windows 8.1) and nothing is happening. The application freezes and not responding at all (requires cntrl+alt+delete to close). I ...
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Creating New Layer After Sorting Attribute Table using QGIS?

I have been self-teaching myself some open source GIS. I downloaded QGIS and have been following this four part tutorial - ...
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ArcGIS SDK for .Net (used in WPF): update map's zoom parameters after changing base layer

I'm having the following issue: Suppose I have a Map object and 2 base layers (a world map and a street map). A world map doesn't let us view the map too closely. The street map allows us to view as ...
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Selecting correct ArcGisFeatureLayer to query onSingleTap event?

My problem: I'm working on a Android (ArcGis) Attribute Editor following the sample code from their tutorials. The problem occurs when I have more than 1 ArcGisDynamicLayer and, more important, more ...
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Is there a limitation on the numbers of layers that can be displayed in QGIS?

I have been looking for an answer to this question for the last several weeks, so hope that someone here has encountered the same issue and has a viable solution to my problem. I am currently using ...
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How to record a base layer change event in OpenLayers?

The OpenLayers.Control class possesses an eventListener property which could be used in the layer switcher control. I am not sure how to make use of it to detect a base layer change event so that I ...
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OpenLayers get single layer from WMS multiple layers

Openlayers enables to declare multiple layers in one WMS layer class. var nasa_wms = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "NASA Global Mosaic", "http://wms.jpl.nasa.gov/wms.cgi", { ...
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Missing Raster/Vector Layers after converting KMZ using KMLToLayer tool of ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to write a tool that will let users upload a KML/KMZ file and then be able to view it in a client application (something like an esri js api or Flex app). I am ok with storing the data in ...
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How to enable Map Tip display text in qgis and qgiscloud?

I'm using the free version of qgiscloud and qgis 2.4. I noticed that if I'll use the HTML option in "Map Tip display text", the map in qgiscloud will only show the title of the layer when I ...
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Change projections depending on the zoom level

Is it possible in ArcGis (from a technology/performance/… point of view) to switch projections depending on the zoom level? For example, Is it possible when zooming at some extent to the poles, my ...
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Is there a universal map/ layer format?

Just wondering if there is a universal map format that all GIS software can read. ie to quickly share layers with all our partner agencies which have different GIS Software, rather than have to ...
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Startup python script to re-join layers

In QGIS 2.2, there is a bug which involves using the JOINS properties on a vector layer (that is already being joined with several other vector layers) whereby the attributes are not fully loaded. ...
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How to configure a write only layer on Geoserver?

This is probably a wrong way of doing it, but I was exploring this option only because I do not know how to implement the right solution. We have a layer to which features are added using WFS-T. We ...
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Summarizing different (local) shapefiles/sources into one centralized database using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcMap/ArcCatalog 10.2, is there a way, to summarize a huge number of widely spread shapefiles/sources (different servers, different hard drives etc.) into one centralized database, in order to ...