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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Updating a column with line direction in MapInfo

I was wondering if there is a way to update a column in MapInfo with the digitised line direction. I have two TAB files, one is complete lines and the other is sections of the same lines (both have a ...
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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 ...
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Merging point and line features together into one [on hold]

I wanted to know can you merge different data types (e.g. line & point) together? If so how since the Merge tool doesn't allow for this.
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Dashed lines do not print correct

I have a polygon with a dashed linetype; when viewed in ArcMap the linetype appears correct however when I print to pdf the linetype does not look correct. This might be a pdf quality problem however ...
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How to delete lines that do not overlap a polygon? [duplicate]

I'am new to QGIS and I run into a problem. I have two shapefiles, one with line data and one with polygon data. I would like to remove all the lines that do not overlap the polygon. So remove all ...
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Using ST_split to split a line feature using nearby points

I have a line shapefile and a point shapefile, and the line has just one segment and its attribute table, the point shapefile has points near the line above, not on it and the close ...
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How do I accurately measure a gps track over a long distance?

I am measuring the length of the Continental Divide Trail that goes from the Mexican border to the Canadian border. I have a .gpx file of the entire route in NAD83 with tracks about every 50 meters. ...
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CssParameter stroke-width min max value Geoserver

I wonder if there is a minimum value for the stroke width parameter since I've a LineSymbolizer with stroke 0.1 but i want it to be thinner so i change the value to 0.05 but i dont see any difference ...
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How to Partition Line into Segments using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile of U.S. states. I extracted the boundary between two states, resulting in a line segment. For example, the boundary between Georgia and North Carolina. Is there a way to further ...
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Problem Merging two line segments

I am using ArcMap 10.2 and merging several line segments with the same ID. Most of the time this works fine and I end up with one segment. (about 95% of the time) However, occasionally the segments ...
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How to connect centroids of lines sharing the same intersection in QGIS?

I'm looking for a big help to accomplish the following task: I have this street network of the center of Turin (IT), composed by lines representing streets, and black points representing ...
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Split single line based on the 3D length

so I have a transect line which I already add the z value using the Interpolate Shape. I need to split this line into 100m in 3D length, which due to elevation must be different than 2D. However the ...
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Compute Angle of line in conventional bearing using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I am trying to compute angle between two lines (line segment) using ESRI (ArcGIS, JS) in conventional bearing (Eg: N29'E) I am using Add Toolbar to draw a line segment where point A is a fixed point ...
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Draw line overlays and center map

(Apologies if this is a trivial question; I'm completely new to the GIS world.) I have a dataset with start and end points of lines. Columns in the table are unique_line_id, line_start_point_lat, ...
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Elevation profile 10 km each side of a line

How can I get an elevation profile for a band of terrain? The highest elevation within 10 km (on each side of the defined line) should be taken into account. I hope my question is clear. Thank you ...
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Create “mean” line from multiple lines using QGIS

I have multiple lines features (also have them in multipoints...) representing similar path (mountain trails, in this case) with various GPS precision, resulting in many lines close to each other, but ...
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How can I draw a Line on a Shapefile?

I have a problem, in Java I can draw points on my Shapefile, but I don´t know how to draw a Line. I found the SimpleLineSymbol, but don´t know how to use it further. My first try was LineString ...
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digitizing (tolerence) error in line data

I have designed a large number of boundaries. For accuracy, I took lines in patches from different data sets and merged them into one. Now I want to turn them into polygons from lines. I every second ...
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How to set the length of a line using openlayers

I'm trying edit a polygon by changing the length of some lines by code. Found this method to calculate based on the bearing. But I didn't find anything on how to calculate the bearing, before I start ...
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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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Extracting raster values with polylines in QGIS

I have a polyline shapefile that represent a road an a raster grid with slope values. Is it possible to interpolate the shape file and the grid to have the average slope of the road? I know that I can ...
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QGIS how to compute a trendline of two point lines?

Does anyone know how to compute a trendline for two lines of points? I have two lines of points of a 10 km long urban road. 1st line is one driving direction and the 2nd line of points ist the other ...
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Update Point ID as Start Node and End Node to Line through FME

I need your help to perform the below process in FME. I have two layers: Pole Data (Point) and Cable (Line). Cable has no ID. I want to keep the Cable which is going through the Pole. Then make the ...
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How to smooth lines in MapServer 5.6.8?

I have a map of property lines in MapServer and the lines look rough and have jagged edges and I wonder if there is anyway to make the lines appear smoother and more rounded in Mapserver 5.6.8? The ...
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Line Layer from Point to Point CSV file using QGIS?

My question is probably a basic QGIS question but I could not find something that would work for me. I have a file of the following format: where each from/to is a point that is already inserted ...
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How to discretise a line into grid lines

Having a line and a grid, the aim is to discretise the line into grid lines. In the following figure, the given line is in black, its intersections with grid lines are blue, the desired is set of ...
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How to get a centroid of a closed line in MYSQL

I have a table that contains only closed lines (lines where endpoint is the same as startpoint). I would need to find a centroid for those lines. How would I be able to achieve it? It does not ...
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Qgis - need to draw exact lines (mtrs) with fixed angle

I use GIS 1.8. I have the need to be able to draw exact lines and shapes on a bing map. (This is to project a yet to be build greenhous project on a map to show what i would look like). I have ...
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Select duplicate attributes in same shape file in QGIS

I have this vector layer of lines between 2 nodes. I need to select all second entries that have the same length of the previous one. Can someone help me with this?
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Drawing Line on existant Shapefile in Geotools

I have a shapefile that is opened and looks as such: Now I am attempting to draw a line from two points I click on that map; however the code they give for the QuickStart.java example is ...
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Generating Multiple Lines from point feature to closest point features

I am doing a transportation analysis on buildings in ArcGIS 10.2. I need to find nearest point features to multiple feature classes and then generate lines to those closest point features. I was ...
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Split a line feature using nearby points

I have a line shapefile and a point shapefile, and the line has its own segments and its attribute table, the point shapefile has points near the line above, not on it and the close ...
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Shortest distance from polygon centroids to a line in QGIS

To get the distance of each polygon centroid from a line, I have tried the Distance to nearest hub algorithm from the Processing Toolbox. The distances I got from the algorithm did not seem correct, ...
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Flow Mapper wrong line length calculation

I'm finding some trouble with the length calculation in the Flow Mapper plugin. As you can see in the picture below the length of the 2 lines C001-C021 = 4233.7986... C001-C009 = 6069.3053... is ...
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QGIS PointConnector Plugin - x out of x lines not drawn

Unfortunately every try to generate lines between points (.shp) with ids (1-6) and a csv-file with from - to values failed. Maybe you can give me a hint whats wrong with my workflow? 1) I generated a ...
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How to split a line into a specific number of parts?

I've seen a lot of questions involving splitting a line with the help of a point layer. I want to split a line in fractions of its length. For example, I have a line 400 meters long, I want to split ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 marker line interval does not work properly when line is bending

I am trying to style a line using marker line option. When I am using styling the line in the style window everything looks nice as you can see on the print screen bellow. I am using three line ...
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Automated removal of dangles / loose ends in line with QGIS?

Here's what I want to do: The original line is a dissolved osm extract of ways, which I want to simplify to one continous line without dangles / loose ends (red x's in picture). I found the ...
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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. Thanks.
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How can I calculate the intersection of a line and the geoid (EGM96)? [closed]

I have a known line (point and vector) described in ECEF (Earth-Centered, Earth-Fixed) coordinates and I need to find where it intersects the geoid (Earth Gravitational Model 1996). Is there existing ...
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Creating observation points(vertices) around a line feature in ArcGIS 10.1 [duplicate]

Is there any way to create observation points(vertices) or lets just say points on a line feature. What I have is a line feature and I wanna put observation points around that feature, each one with a ...
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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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Why does clipping a line layer using a polygon result in an empty shapefile?

I am using QGIS 2.2.0 and want to clip a line layer (roads) so that only those inside a polygon are shown. When I do this using Vector->Geoprocessing Tools->Clip I only get an empty shapefile as an ...
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Show pop-up where user clicked in OpenLayers

How to change this example ( http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/select-feature-openpopup.html ) so that when the user clicks on a line (feature) pop-up display where the user clicked? A few days ...
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Creating distributive flow line map showing movement of passengers from bus terminal to several destinations?

I'm writing my final year B.Sc thesis on transportation (pattern of passenger flow from a bus terminal to several destinations). I intend to use a distributive flow line method of spatial movement ...
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OpenLayers, symbol every 100 pixel on line symbolizer

First: the above banner links this to How to use a sld file with Openlayers using OSM data? , but look update2. I would like to add rail-road hatching to my OpenLayers map with a Symbolizer. Example ...
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SLD specification for a vertical line on every line turning point

You can define a vertical line in SLD like this: <LineSymbolizer> <Stroke> <GraphicStroke> <Graphic> <Mark> ...
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Horizontal only line thickness in ArcGIS

Is there a way so line thickness only expands horizontally from the centreline? I am making a road condition map and found it may not be truly representable. The red on the left overlaps the yellow ...