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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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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ArcObjects how open layer in new window? [on hold]

I have 2 layers. 1 layer - Buildings, 2 layer - transmission line inside the building. Is it possible to do so, that would be in the window layer object parameters Buildings, was watching button ...
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How to request group of layers from Geoserver with turn off/on capabilities? Geoserver layer organizer

I would like to organize my layers by topics, and for each of them (if chosen on the client-side), I would like to request a single-tile image, which contains the predefined layers in the correct ...
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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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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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geoserver/openlayers: multiple layer geotiff

I have a geotiff file with multiple layers (46 layers), each layer corresponding to a different date (the geotiff layers corresponding to sea surface temperature, 1 layer per year). I imported this ...
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Pass coordinates parameters to geoserver pgrouting service from Leaflet wms tile layer

I've configurated a pgRouting service in Geoserver, following the steps on the documentation it's easy to accomplish. Reading the documentation, existing examples, etc.. I've come to undestand how ...
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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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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: ...
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Draw order (zIndex) of OpenLayers polygons and points in the same layer

My question is similar but slightly different from this one: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5003349/openlayers-vector-features-z-indexing I have an OpenLayers Vector layer which contains polygons ...
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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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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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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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Automated map export, iterating layers and editing text

So just a beginner here. I've been automating a few map exports with ArcMap, I've used stack exchange to mash together some scripts to export maps with one FC symbolised using different fields and ...
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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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How to remove a layer and its legend in a standalone pyqgis application?

In continuity in my question How to add a legend to a canvas in a standalone PyQGIS application? > In every addition of a new layer in my standalone application, the legend lengthens and becomes ...
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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 = ...
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Changing color of symbol in UniqueValuesSymbology object using ArcPy?

I have an template mxd I reference with several pre-defined layers. The only variable I need to modify is the color of certain symbols in the layer. I have tried to modify and dig around the Symbology ...
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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 ...
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Searching for changes of 2 layers based on geometry, Arcgis for desktop (ArcEditor

I´m trying to make a tool that would be able to compare 2 layers of any type (polygon, point, polyline) and find differences between them. Lets say i have a layer of roads (Polyline) from 2005 (layer ...
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How to find a layer by name in the QGIS layer panel? [duplicate]

I have a large QGIS project organized with several groups in the QGIS layer panel. It happend to me a couple of times that, when the computer is operating with low resources (low free memory-high CPU ...
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Adding infowindow to cartodb map using api

I think this should be easy, but I just can't work it out. I am building a multi-layer map using cartodb (own opensource server). Layers display well. but I have two problems. 1) the layer select ...
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Mapbox GL JS, self hosted vector tiles with missing levels

Using Mapbox GL JS with self hosted vector tiles in protobuf format where it looks for tiles using {z}/{x}/{y}.pb paths. I have a scenario where I only have data for zoom levels 9, 11 and 13. Is ...
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PyQGIS: intersection of one node layer with two polygon layers

I´m new with the use of PyQGIS and I´m working in a problem applied to a water supply systems modelling, where I need to distribute the water demand in about 5000 nodes (network junctions). I´m ...
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Marker layer not responding to events in OpenLayers

I have multiple layers in OpenLayers: three vector layers, one google map layer, and a marker layer. I registered feature selected event to all three vector layers (which works fine, but btw is that a ...
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Loading Data into Vector Layer Polygon

My first layer is a map. My second layer consists of points: bars with GPS coordinates (.cvs file). My third layer consists polygons, creating different area's for the bars. So, the points of the ...
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Application of preset properties QGIS layer to another imported shp

In QGIS I import the same shp files during days (continuously fieldwork). For processing in QGIS I set the properties of layer (imported shp)- Style, Labels, Actions, Display. In these days I have to ...
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Map gear's OL3-Google-Maps not showing the google layer even after adding google layer

I am using Map Gear's OL3-Google-Maps in order to load the google base map in OL3, I am adding like this //Before adding this i am removing the OSM base map tile layer and adding it. var googleLayer ...
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Empty a layer for each QGIS project

I have a layer with a customized form. Dropdowns, checkboxes, etc. in a QGIS project which is kind of a template. This QGIS project will be copied and pasted every time a new study has to be done ...
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How can I iterate over map layers in QGIS python

I'm having trouble figuring out how to iterate over map layers. I can access the currently highlighted layer in the table of contents via iface.activeLayer() but I want my code to operate on all ...
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Changing Query Layer's SQL Expression with Python

I use query layers in ArcMap 10.4. The maps need to be done/repeated periodically. The easiest way is to copy the map, change the source's SQL expression (e.g. from select * from TABLE where Period = ...
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Is there a way to apply the “Select features by rectangle\polygon…” function on multiple layers simultaneously?

I have put a map together using openstreemap data that is intended to be used as a base for different projects. However due to the amount of information (number of layers) the loading time is rather ...
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Quartiles from Raster Layer band

I'm building a plugin from QGIS, and I need to extract the values from the quartiles from a band in a raster layer. Does anyone knows how it is done?
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QGIS Composer keep reference after reloading layers

I have written a plugin which loads a bunch of geojson data via REST for a specific region, which is selected by the user, afterwards generates some vector grids over the extend and styles all the ...
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Spatialite union more than two layers / tables

Is there a way to union or collect any number of layer geometries with Spatialite (or another spatial database)? Two is simple enough, but more than that becomes convoluted. For example, if all I want ...
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Geotools : adding multiple points to the same layer

I've got a java Swing application which loads a shapefile and draw a map. Now I need to allow the user to click on the map and add points. I've successfully completed that with the following code. ...
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How to get layers in x number of subgroups?

I have a project which has dozens of groups and subgroups. E.g.: Main_Group > Sub_Group_1 > Sub_Group_1A > Layer_1A > Layer_2A How can I access ...
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Repair data source for all layers simultaneously using QGIS

In QGIS 2.12 i opened a map after i changed it location in the hard disk. Hence, all layers must be repair. I know the option to fix every layer separate, but i didn't find an option to "repair data ...
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Changing order layers are displayed in using MMQGIS?

I am dealing with hundreds of different layers, all of which have one of 6 names - not by choice, that's just the way they show up when I import them. I am trying to merge all those with the same ...
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Creating new layer using selection from attribute table in QGIS?

How do I create a new layer using a selection from an attribute table in QGIS 2.10.1? Previous answers on this topic do not help -perhaps because they relate to older versions of QGIS