A set of ordered co-ordinates that represent the shape of geographic features too narrow to be displayed as an area at the given scale (contours, street centrelines, or streams), or linear features with no area (county boundary lines)

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Drawing Lines Between Postal Codes in Fusion Tables

I'm using Google Fusion Tables and have two columns of corresponding postal codes. What I'd like is for Fusion Tables, for every row, to draw a line between the two postal codes. Is this easy to do?
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Labelling all features in ArcMap?

I am working in ArcMap 10.2.2. I have a shapefile with line features which I labeled with some vb code. The problem is when I zoom out there are labels that disappear, I have around 4000 features but ...
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Erase polygon from line to get line?

How can I erase a polygon from a line to get the erased line? Conceptual image below. Erase Tool does not work when mixing polygons and lines.
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Sampling raster by line in QGIS

I am quite new to GIS, and was wondering if you might be able to help me out? I have a raster layer for gradient as well as a line created from GPS tracking points(using the point connector tool). Is ...
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Need help making polygons from lines in QGIS

I am trying make a layer of buildings, divided into apartments, by making polygons from crossing & intersecting lines in QGIS. When I use the vector/geometry tools/lines to polygons tool, I get ...
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Find intersections between spatial lines and points using R

This question assumes that I'm using R with the sp and rgdal packages installed. Now that I have a set of spatial segments of class SpatialLinesDataFrame (called 'segmentData') and a set of spatial ...
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How to create multiple polyline transects with a certain orientation?

I am attempting to create multiple polyline transects and use them as cross-section profiles to analyze snow drifts on a landscape. Is there a method of creating multiple transects in such a way that ...
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Extract the outer points of a Point Shape into a Line Shape? [duplicate]

I've installed QGIS 2.8.2 since a few days and have no experience with this application. I try to extract the outer points of a Point Shape into a Line Shape, like a shell for the inner points. All ...
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Getfeatureinfo is not working with geoserver point line sources

I'm not able to get information with Getfeatureinfo when clicking on point & line layers. For polygons it works fine. I'm using the code below to execute the WMS service: google.maps.event ...
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Batch processing ( offset of font marker) in QGIS

I have a group of layers with type linestring. Every line consists of simple line and marker line (font marker). I have a batch file(csv) with offsets of font markers. Do you know if there is any ...
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How to get ST_MakeLine ready for QGIS?

CREATE VIEW new_line AS SELECT point1.gid, ST_MakeLine(point1.geom, point2.geom) FROM point1, point2 WHERE point1.gid = point2.gid; It's possible to load the layer but QGIS says 'There is no entry ...
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How to graph a line given a great distance (e.g. 100km) and the angle?

I'm new to QGIS and I'm trying to graph subduction zones and I was given the starting point (in latitude and longitude), the length (in km) and the angle (in deg). How is it graph correctly? I tried ...
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Issues merging divided carriageways using Skeletron

I would like to merge divided roads from openstreetmap, and a tool that keeps getting mentioned is Skeletron, for example here. I tried the tool on a small geographic area, and the results are fairly ...
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How to extend line features up to their intersection point in QGIS?

Is there a tool or plugin in QGIS to extend line features up to their intersection point?
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Draw line with lon, lat, distance and azimuth

I have table in PostGIS with lon, lat, distance and azimuth columns. I want to make Geoserver draw a line through first point with given length and direction. I can turn lon and lat to geometry in ...
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Importing Edge List into QGIS?

I have a CSV edge list such as follows: Lat1,Lon1,Lat2,Lon2 93.41823,-104.324324,93.41828,-104.324320 93.40110,-104.310552,93.40108,-104.310557 ... Is there a way to import such a CSV file into ...
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Join line segments sharing a common attribute, using GDAL

I'm having trouble rendering a shapefile consisting of trail routes broken down into many short segments. So I'd like to combine them into a small number of line features, which share a NAME and touch ...
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Converting start/end easting/northings to a single point for visualisation

I have eastings and northings for the start and end of 5m sections of the UK railway network. I want to convert these points to a central point between the start and end so I can visualise the ...
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Rasterizing a simple sloped line

I am aware how to rasterize a 2D line, but if I have two coordinate triplicates (x1,y1,z1) and (x2,y2,z2), how can I efficiently rasterize the resulting connecting line such that the raster cell ...
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Extending line by adding point at end of it using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.8 to modify a line. I need to add a point on one end of this line, and then move this new point further away, leaving the original end point in the same place. I can manage to create ...
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Intersection of two lines from points with direction angles [duplicate]

Given two points and direction angles from each point to a third point, but no distances, how do we get the x,y coordinates of the third point? In other words, how to find the intersection point where ...
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How to interpolate line Z from sparse attribute values

I have a series of end-to-end connected 3d lines which I'd like to add elevation values for all vertices on the lines which are currently null or 0. How to accomplish this? In the following image ...
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Contour line density thinning

Would anyone know how to thin contour lines in high gradient areas such as a cliff face? Using Esri ArcGIS 10.1 with Maplex labeling engine.
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Creating polygons from line segments using PostgreSQL and PostGIS

Is there a PostGIS function that creates polygons from multiple line segments? I want to convert the pictured thirteen lines to four polygons. All lines belong to the table "boundary" (gid, geom). ...
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Giving line features of same layer different colours

I have one layer and there I have different lines. Imagine these lines are pathes of persons. So image a person x and y. And I now want to differ them by just watching on the different colours of the ...
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Connecting to lines, which are not spatially connected to each other, using FME?

I have a shape file, which contains lines. These lines are not spatially connected to each other. More specifically the end of one linestring has a slightly different coordinate from the start of the ...
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How to add graduated color to a line based on data?

Rookie here. I have a line that I would like to color based on some data points that I have along its path. I'm not sure the best way to go about this. Should I try to break the line up into many ...
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Assigning values of points outside a buffer to points within a buffer

I have 10m buffers around line features and a point shapefile which has some points intersecting the buffer. I would like to take each point that falls within the buffer and assign it the value of the ...
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Tool, API of or code samples for calculating spatial similarity between Lines

I am migrating a database with a road network to an other external data provider. We have joined our own data about roadworks, temporary speed-limits, etc., using ID and linear referencing on this ...
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Postgis - st_MakeLine and st_lineLocatePoint

Lets explain, I have 4 points (1,2,3,4), and I need to visit clients (A, B, C, D). So, I need to use st_makeline with (1,2,3,4,3)... Now I have to get % position from A,B,C,D; but in visit order. ...
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How to merge multiple overlapping lines using python?

I have a shape file with different line features, some of which overlap. Is there a way to easily merge all overlapping lines into one, new feature using python? I've seen some solutions for ...
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Intersecting lines get crossings

I have a set of lines representing bus lines. Some of the lines are overlapping and take the same roads. I am able to extract the nodes. However I am interested in extracting only crossings like ...
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How to copy a line from polygon to an other polygon QGIS 2.6.1

I have a polygon(state) now the state divide into two. I have a new polygon with two state. I want to copy only the new border(line) which divides the two state from new polygon to old. I am ...
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Where can I get the Cadinput plugin for QGIS

From Stackexchange, I got to know that Cadinput plugin could do this work. I need to create a line feature specifying the desired length and bearing in an open source GIS (Preferably QGIS) as in CAD ...
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How to create Spatial Reference System in QGIS?

I have some Attribute and the coordinate and the coordinate reference system. I want to create a DBmanagamet form my spatial data. To do that I want to create one table with name Spa_ref_sys, but I ...
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Horton Stream Order as Category for r.fixed.segmetpoints with GRASS?

I'm working with Grass GIS. I want to use v.segment to set discrete, equidistant Streampoints (starting from each mouth). Since the water network is too large, it is impossible to define the rules ...
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Line length for line files

Using QGIS, Brighton 2.6. Trying to calculate line-lengths for linear features (roads, trails, fenceline) and used this post (How to find line length in QGIS while editing?) and the links associated ...
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ArcGIS lines to polygons without holes

I have a dataset with contours. Depression contours are separate of the normal contours and need to be digitized counter-clockwise. Still, there are usually some faulty ones with wrong direction and ...
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Intersection between line and polygon

I have 2 layers in openlayers: first is parcel layer (polygons) and second is railway layer (lines). They are already drawn and all i need to do is when i click on some line, to get intersection of ...
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How to separate polygons within layer and measure line through each polygon?

I have 3 layers of polygons, each layer with multiple polygons spatially separated, although the layer only counts it as 1 polygon. I have a layer with a line going through these polygons. What is ...
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Creating multiple plots on long line feature using QGIS? [duplicate]

I have a very long line feature, e.g. a river and would like to plot along the length at the feature at a small scale, so it would be multiple plots. I have done this in ArcGIS for Desktop before ...
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How to equally space points in a line using QGIS? [duplicate]

How do you place points in a straight line the same distance from each other in QGIS? Thanks
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Connect two contour line with calculated line lenght

Is it possible to make plugin for qgis like PEGGER for arcview 3.2? Problem is, how to make path over contour lines with a grade in percent Formula is: K= e*100/G*M ; K=10*100/0.08*10000=1.25m K- ...
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Is there a way to split polygons by several lines in QGIS?

I have a polygon (.shp) and a line (.shp) layer. I want to split the polygon in several pieces along the lines that overlap the polygon. Afterwards I want to edit each polygon separately (attribute ...
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how can we save vector layer as a file in openlayers

Im using mapserver + openlayer for GIS API and im new to GIS. I'm done with drawing line, point and polygon features in openlayer. but not being able to save it in some shapefile afterwards i got to ...
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Create lines from polygon borders with polygons attributes

I have a shapefile of polygons that border each other perfectly, each with a numerical attriubte. I'd to create a shapefile of lines, where every line is created from the border between two polygons, ...
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How to extract elevation values at line start and end points from a DEM?

I am new to the whole gis-experience and need your help working with QGIS. I have: DEM raster with heights (3d) line-shapefile which contains the rivers (2d) I need: heights for "start" and "end" ...
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Split lines by polygons in QGIS 2.4

I have a river network (lines) and a shp with states (polygon). I would like to split the lines at the state boundaries --> split lines by polygon boundaries. Is there a geoprocessing tool to do ...
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road density km/km2 calculation

I am trying to calculate the road density in my study landscape. I am using the spatial analyst, and the line density function. By default, the tool is setting a cell size of 3.6km*3.6km, and the ...
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Search Radius for Line Density

I have been working with GIS for many years but I am fairly new to the spatial analyst side of things. I am working with many satellite tracks for many different individual animals and would like to ...