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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How to join segments of a line in QGIS?

I have lots of different lines composed of hundreds of segments in a Shapefile. I would like to join them spatially where every start (or end) point of a segment correspond exactly (or within a range ...
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Geotools - Create a line layer

I am using the Geotools library to develop a Java Swing application. I am having a problem creating a layer with lines between points. Can someone help me? Here my code: import com.vividsolutions....
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Find line segment that is not between other lines with QGIS

As shown in below image, I have a project with rivers(blue) which are bordered by fences(green). I have to identify the places that are not guarded by fences. The fences can be further away from the ...
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CAD Contour Lines to ArcGIS Attributed Polylines [closed]

I'm having a 'CAD to GIS' issue. I have a dwg file which contains large number of contour lines that have been split by labels. I need to import the contour lines from CAD to GIS so that they contain ...
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Split polygon based on line segment

I am trying to split a street polygon based on the segment ID of the street, giving them the same segment_ID in the attribute table of the street lines. I did not use the line feature class to derive ...
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Determining point distance along river in ArcGIS?

I have two sets of data: River networks -> line data Fish movement data -> points along the river Is there any way to calculate the distance between the points along the river distance, which is ...
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“construct points” troubleshooting

Apologies for the potential simplicity of this problem but I just cant find a solution! I need to create a series of points along a line at a specific interval. I am using ArcMap 10.2.1 and the ...
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How do I exhibit “Attribute Table” Field values when mouse hovers on top of a feature in Shape File in QGIS2.8?

I am drawing a line to represent a Fibre Cable. I would like to see Attribute Table of this line to pop up the field values assigned to this line representing a Fibre Cable (Aerial or Underground)
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path corridor calculation

I have a route/path in my map that I need to draw a "corridor" on. Basically, the corridor are parallel lines on the route with a given distance in nautical miles. The red line is the route, the blue ...
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Breaking a dynamic text line in data driven pages

I am using data driven pages and some of my dynamic text attributes are too long for my layout. Is there a way to break the line into 2 or more lines with out editing the data? Example: FROM Billy ...
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How to Continue a Line Feature in QGIS?

I'm looking for a way to continue a line feature in QGIS. I have checked the Digitizing Tools plugin (both regular and advanced) for a Prolong Line tool, but I haven't had luck. In ArcGIS there's a ...
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Calculating distances of lines in R

I drew some lines in a GIS application in this projection: +proj=longlat+ellps=WGS84 +datum=WGS84 - is there a name for this projection? I imported my lines into R and to prepare for calculating ...
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Get the coordinates of all points having the same given latitude along a line shapefile

I have a shapefile representing a shoreline and I need to extract the coordinates of the points at a certain latitude (or longitude). Is there a tool or plugin that could do that ? Edit: to be ...
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Offset Line Symbology in ArcMap?

I have a line feature that I offset by altering the symbology from "simple line" to "cartographic line" and then adjusting the offset. However, this segmented the line in many places. I tried a ...
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Close linestring to linering in PostGis

is there a function which closes a linestring to a linering? I couldn't found such a function in the documentation.
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get lat/lon values of every start and end point of polyline

I have a polyline shapefile with 166 different line features. How would one populate the attribute table with x and y values of the start and end points of each line?
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Width of a dual-line based on values out of the attribute table in ArcGIS

Is it possible to symbolize the width of a dual-line automatically by a value out of the attribute table in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.4.1? In my case, i have hundreds of different entries with the width ...
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Movement in cartodb

I have a DB with the history of the movement of a migrancy family. I would like to display these movement. How can i do? this is a good example my target
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Erase polygon from line to get line using ArcGIS for Desktop?

How can I erase a polygon from a line to get the erased line? Conceptual image below.
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How to get attributes from line-polygon where points are snapped on, into the point-layer?

I have a SQL Server spatial table with point-objects, the points are set by snapping onto a line SQL Server spatial table. so the points are georeferenced on the line. How can I get the attributes ...
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Split lines at intersections in ArcGIS

How can I split all the lines in a feature class where they intersect with a second line feature. I have a roads feature and a rail feature. I want the lines in the rail feature to split where ever ...
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Checking "connectedness'' of line shapefile in ArcMap?

I inherited a line shapefile in ArcMap that is used to represent a road network. The problem is that the road network is pretty large and it is impossible for me to: Tell if the end of each line (...
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Creating polygons from lines using ArcEditor/Standard level license of ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to create polygons from a line layer of lots and concessions (large blocks of land in rural areas). The lines are mainly grid style as they intersect mostly at right angles. I need to ...
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I want to orient point arrow symbols with lines segments in a hydro network, as the line symbol “ArrowRight Middle” does

I am working in ArcMap 10.1. I have to represent the flow direction of a line Feature Class in a FGDB and to convert it in KML format. I have used the "Arrow Right Middle" and it works fine, as my ...
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FME Segment Line with To/From Distance Values from Excel?

I have a large road network with some basic attributes like ROAD NAME, ROAD TYPE, LENGTH. Each road has been segmented but these segments are wrong for the new schema. I have successfully (mostly!) ...
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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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Drawing line and finding bearing using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to draw a line from a point within a polygon to the edge of said polygon. I do not need to know the length of the line, only the bearing (in degrees) for the line. We are using ArcMap 10.3.1
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Shapefiles failing to merge

I am attempting to merge two shapefiles together. Both are line features. I have merged these files before and it worked successfully however due to problems during editing I have to start again and ...
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Connect two contour lines with calculated line length

Is it possible to make a plugin for QGIS like PEGGER for arcview 3.2? Problem is, how to make path over contour lines with a gradient in percent? Formula is: K= e*100/G*M ; K=10*100/0.08*10000=1.25m ...
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Verifying whether point lies on line or not when both given in GCS?

Googled and tried to look on Esri's forum but couldn't get anything. Rather got things which were verifying if the point is within a polygon or not. But I want to know, if I have starting point and ...
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Placing random line segments within polygon?

I would like to generate multiple line segments of a fixed length, a random bearing, and both segment endpoints within the polygon. It's not clear from the example, but it's fine if the segments ...
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Calculating length (in meters) of GPS track? ArcGIS 10.3.1

I'm trying to calculate the length of a GPS track in ArcGIS 10.3.1. What I've done so far is: Converted track using the "Points to Line" tool Opened attribute table Made new "Length" column Opened "...
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Positioning of graticule labels in QGIS 2.14.1

I have a map grid (line, shp) that was created with MMQGIS. The X and Y coordinates of the lines are stored in the the attribute table, which makes labelling the lines an easy process. My problem is ...
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For Loop Maximum Minimum Distance Between Two Lines

I have a table of line/lane ids in a table called matched_lanes, and I am trying to create a lateral query that on each id in the table to find the maximumum minimum distance between each point. I.e....
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Export lines or graphics without losing the details / generate graphics without having lines overlapping [duplicate]

I am new to ArcGIS. How do I easily reproduce a spatial diagram such the one attached (Picture); from shapefiles on ArcGIS. I very often have to reproduce networks on Powerpoint at different scale ...
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How to split every arc in a shapefile exactly in half?

I have a line shapefile containing several thousand arcs of varying length, representing a road system. I need to split each arc exactly in half along it's length. The resulting output would thus ...
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Create Two Ellipse/Arcs from Straight Line Segments

I have thousands of straight line segments (all separate features). I need to convert each straight line segment into two arcs, with the arcs opposite of each other. For example, I used the XY to Line ...
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Rule-based rendering of one line with two line styles

I need to show parts of a network, which meet two criteria at the same time. So I would like to use the style of criteria 1 and the style of criteria 2 side by side (see picture). The problem is, that ...
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JTS: split arbitrary polygon by a line

I just discovered JTS through this stack exchange. I'm looking for a Java solution to cut an abitrary polygon into two by a line. I've implemented one that does fine on convex polygons, but it messes ...
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Snap or Move a Point to its closest attribute matching line ArcMap

I have a point feature I want to snap or move to its closes line feature. Now this is easily accomplished with the Near tool. However I want the Point with its unique name attribute only to move or ...
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Connect Multipoint Geometry type to create line

As you can see in the pic below i have some points "Sông Vĩnh Trà". Their Geometry type are Multipoints. They are parts of a river, so i want to connect them to display the river on the map. I tried ...
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A tool or way to Extend line by specified distance?

I have a purely aesthetic layer which has arrow symbols. Some aren't showing up right because the line is too small. I have selected maybe 50 records where I need to extend this line by a given number ...
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Drawing line between points at specific distance in PostGIS?

I have a data of points along the streets, I would like to turn those dots into simple coloured lines. Any pointers what this problem may be called or any algorithms that can help me solve this? I ...
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Python QGIS reliable intersection/overlap check between points and lines

In my script I need to check, whether a point I created stored in a memory layer lies on a polyline, which is in another memory layer. I am certain, that the point does overlap/intersect the line, ...
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Identifying lines of one feature class that touch another feature class with their endpoints in ArcMap? [closed]

I want to find out and select the features of one feature class, which both endpoints touch another feature class. In the picture above it would be the left pink line which touches feature of ...
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Calculating line segment lengths within polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a layer with line segments and a layer of polygons (in this case, buffers around points). I need to create a new field for each polygon that contains the total length of all line segments ...
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How to iterate through each vertex in a line?

I am working with ArcObjects in building functionality for a toolbar inside of ArcMap. Once I start an edit session, I use the tools to manually draw a line. I am trying to loop through this line get (...
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Drawing vector lines over rivers OpenLayers 3 with OpenStreetMap

I would like to know if drawing vector lines over rivers is possible with OpenLayers 3 with OpenStreetMap and if it is, how can I draw vector line of a said river. For example, I need to get a river ...
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Split tool not splitting line as expected in ArcMap?

I have a long line that I would like to split. Therefore I start editing, I select the line and, once I chose the split tool, I click where I want to divide my data. What I noticed is that in some ...
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How to get smallest line segments from intersection + difference of multiple overlapping lines?

Inspired by this question, and this excellent answer. I have multiple overlapping lines and want to extract the complete intersection of them. So from this sample data SELECT id, geom INTO stackex ...