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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How to speed up simultaneous working with PostGIS layers in QGIS?

we are working on one big layer at the same time (10-20 people). Some of us use QGIS 2.8.1 and the other 2.6. The user with 2.8 have a lot of crashes (QGIS). The 2.6 users don't have this crashes but ...
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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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OpenLayers WFS Multipoint

I am modifying a OpenLayers setup which uses WFS capabilities to create a vectorLayer on a map to support multipoints. GeoServer is setup to send points and multipoints however only points are ...
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Sourcing free live traffic layers to use in MXD of ArcGIS Desktop?

I am looking for free live traffic layers for an ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 MXD. My searches haven't been that successful.
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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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Startup python script to re-join layers in QGIS?

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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Layer tick boxes embedded in PDF map

Maybe this is more of a PDF question than a GIS question. Today, I received a layered PDF map shown as a landscape A3, with a square map on the left, and with the map title, the legend, the scale, a ...
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Getting layers from SDE with vba

Im running arcmap 9.1. i have the code that lists feature classes in a list box from the SDE. The users select from one list box and adds it to another list box. How do i get it to show the layer name ...
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calculate total Miles in a polygon using Google Map

I have an application that allows the users to create any custom polygon layer on top of google maps, i am interested to know if their is a way to select the road layer in this polygon and then ...
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How to intersect layers that do not completely overlap in QGIS?

I have two layers in QGIS that I want to intersect in a specific way. On one side I have a layer of the different biotope types in the city of Berlin. On the other side I have a layer of the ...
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Setting extent with python in QGIS in new project

Situation: I am trying to write a simple python script for QGIS. The script aims to load one layer, zoom to given coordinates, and 'place a pin' there. The coordinates will change every time I run the ...
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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, 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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FeatureServer layer losing connection to Feature Class layers (ArcMap/ArcServer) on adding .lyr

This is a question about using feature services as layers in ArcMap. We have a issue where layer (.lyr) files (source from feature services) are not displaying individual feature classes when added ...
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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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Different Leaflet fillcolors for different layers

I have a leaflet map set up with two layers and I want them to use different colorization functions to color the choropleth shapes. My shapes are set up in layers like this: var povertyLayer = ...
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Leaflet : Change marker icon from onEachFeature instead of pointToLayer

I'm referencing external data, matching it up with particular fields in feature.properties and using that to decide which layer to put the feature in, all of this from inside the onEachFeature part. ...
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How to make a model with more than 2 input layers for buffering and merging?

Would it be possible to add more inputs to Buffer and Merge? From what I can see there is a limit of two input layers per both. As far as I know this is possible in ArcGIS's Model Builder but from the ...
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Leaflet filtering existing featuregroup

I have a leftleat map and i would like to filter the featuregroup i am displaying. exp_colJSON = new L.geoJson(exp_col,{ onEachFeature: pop_col, pointToLayer: function (feature, latlng) { ...
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Error when running Python script to replaceDataSource of multiple layers in multiple mxd's

I looked on all of your sites and did not find a solution to my problem. Almost all of our data has been copied to an SDE and now most of the layers in all of the mxd's need to be redirected to the ...
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ArcGIS API for Silverlight : query that displays layer attributes in a dataGrid

I'm working with ArcGIS API for Silverlight to build a webmapping application and I'm trying to display my attributes in a datagrid. I made a try by using this code : void ...
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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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What is wrong with my data receiving from php script for geoJSON TileLayer?

I want to get geo data as geojson for geojson tile layer requests in leaflet. I set up a geojson layer like this: https://github.com/glenrobertson/leaflet-tilelayer-geojson/ A php script answers ...
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Memory layer or QgsVectorFileWriter Error?

Currently this excerpt of code will not save to file (as it is supposed to). The memory layer is visable and editable. Yet even when manually saving the layer, any priorly added features ...
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multiple image in OpenLayers

I'm fairly new to OpenLayers so please bear with me. I'm trying to add multiple images to OpenLayers. I have the following (some code is excluded): var images = [image1,image2,image3] // these are ...
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Updating Description of MXD Layers

Is there a way to force the update of the Description content in the Properties/General/Description of each feature layer in an MXD? I frequently update metadata for each feature class in ArcCatalog, ...
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Is there a size restriction on KML layer in esri map?

My website utilizes ESRI's map and it contains several KML layers. Most of them show up fine except for the ones bigger than ~4MB. Are there any restrictions on KML file size? Thanks,
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why is my map is not in the center when I load my map in OpenLayers?

why is my map is not in the center when I load my map in OpenLayers?And when I drag my map,it dont move sometimes,It has been tortured me for a long time,any advice would be grateful! var maxExtent = ...
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How to search for layers in the layers panel?

I have QGIS projects with a lot of layers. Sometime it's difficult to find a layer into Layers Panel. How to search it?
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What is the best way to manage dependencies between layers?

I have multiple layers that has dependency with each other. Such as: City; Courts; Lots; Front Lot; Buildings. The polygon's "block" depends on the polygon's "City." Example dependency: Buildings-> ...
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Ogr: How to add layer description to dgn?

I have created a dgn-file using Ogr, but can't find a way to fill out the description for this layer programatically. (something like _dgnLayer.Description = "Highways") opts.Add("SEED=" + ...
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The layer added did not move in ArcGIS 10

I have a favor to ask. I already done the step that Mr PolyGeo and Aaron gave me from my previous question and it really look great when the layer did match all together. Thank you for that advise. ...
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Add CAD Drawing Dataset into ArcMap using Python

I am trying to add an CAD Drawing Dataset into ArcMap using Python. Question is how to add a Auto-CAD .dwg file to ArcMap using Python Normally comes in as CAD file within a Group layer with: ...
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Can I overlay a CartoDB visualisation on Bing Maps base?

If I am using Bing Maps as my base map, can i overlay a CartoDB visualisation (that I created earlier) on top of it? If so how do I go about doing that? The example on the cartodb site only refers to ...
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Arc Collector offline map - Copies of a map layer not downloading correctly

I have an Arc Collector project on the go and everything is working great except for one part of the offline mode. I encountered an issue with the offline version of the map displaying the layers ...
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First click layer selector doesn't work in CartoDB?

I'm working on an interactive map using CartoDB built of Leaflet.js. I added a layer selector which works fine after the first click. The first click just doesn't work, if I click the selected layer ...
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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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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 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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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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QGIS KML layer won't show up in Google Maps API

I've trimmed US Census shapefile data to show census blocks in just three states, by editing the attribute table. I then color coded the states based on values in the table by changing the style in ...
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How does qgis render vector layer on screen ? How can I do the same in a mobile device

Can you please tell me how does qgis software render the vector layers on the screen. I have a geojson file and I need to map its contents on the screen just like qgis does but without using base map ...
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About performance of qgis with big layer or a lot of layer

does anyone has a feedback on the performance of a big layer by exemple : I have a layer with 100 features, each feature contains specifics attributes with dynamic data, the data change each second ...
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Qgis delimited text layer from an excel file converted to .csv

I'm trying to add a delimited text layer using coordinates. The file has been created in excel and then converted to a csv file in the saving. When I put it into Qgis it doesn't recognise the ...
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How to show two layers at the same time in Qgis

I have a question about Qgis layers. I want to see two layers at the same times. one is lines which are boundary lines and the other is polygon which are district. when i was surfing about this ...
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How to SetVisible a layer without redraw all the mapcanvas

I am working with QGis 2.8.2 API c++/ QT 4.5 I am displaying a lot of layer in a mapcanvas, I am looking for a method like setVisible(boolean ) in order to setvisible or not a specify layer ...
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What could be making QGIS 2.10 crash when loading a project file?

On QGIS 2.10, running on Ubuntu 15.04 Linux, I have a project file that has a fairly large number of mainly shapefile layers, which gets to 99% on the slider to the right of where it has a message ...
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PyQGIS Set Extent for loaded layers - Refresh problem

I've written a plugin which loads a number of map layers (based on constraints) and I would then like to set the canvas extent to a selection of them. Code very similar to that below works perfectly, ...
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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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Make “qgis:delaunaytriangulation” and “qgis:dissolve” save their outputs on a specific predefined layer

I'm new to python and QGIS. I'm working on modifying a plugin which runs algorithms "qgis:delaunaytriangulation" and "qgis:dissolve" like so delone_triangles = ...