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 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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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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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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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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How to add dashed line in QGIS print composer

I want to display two maps in the print composer: a main one, and another showing a zoomed in section of the main map. I've drawn a rectangle over the original region and want to add two dashed lines ...
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How to make river lines intact between confluences in QGIS?

I got a river shapefile below, and I found that there are many fragmental lines in this line shapefile, like, and, Most of these are located around the confluence(node), and how can I do to ...
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Calculate 2D line of site from line layer and polygon layer using ArcGIS 10

I'm trying to run an analysis where I need to clip a radiating lines layer by land features to get the maximum distance from the central point to the nearest obstacle. What I have is a large line ...
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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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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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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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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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Why doesn't Polygonizer copy the line ids to my polygonized shapefile?

I am trying to convert a line shapefile into a polygon shapefile using Polygonizer plugin, and when my new polygons are created all the cells in my id field are "Null", although I have clicked "copy ...
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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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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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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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In ArcMap, when using Add Surface Information, why are all avg_slope values positive?

I've got a polyline shapefile and a LIDAR elevation dataset. I've successfully used Add Surface Information (from 3D Analyst) to calculate the average slope (avg_slope) of each line segment. The ...
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Smoothing Lines in PostGIS

I want to smooth Lines in postgis, to be more specific, I want to smooth road data from OpenStreetMap. Basicly I thought of something like this scenario. This would be a possible road segment. I ...
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Strange line appearing

I have this line in my project's layer which i cant make disappear: I hope you can see it. In QGIS is much more visible. An it also appears on the print composer. Any suggestions would be very ...
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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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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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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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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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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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OpenLayers - Add points at vertices of line while drawing line

I would like to create points while I draw a line on my map in OpenLayers. That is, at each vertices of a line and at the end points there is a shape like a square, circle, or diamond. I have this ...
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Splitting lines once at specified distance from each end?

This is related to an old problem of mine, regarding arrowheads on lines, which doesn't look very nice unless the line is very thin. It's even an ArcGIS idea with quite a lot of votes (although no ...
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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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Method for identifying upstream segments

I need to add to the attribute table of a stream network layer a column that can identify all upstream segments that contribute to the segment (for each segment). My best idea at the moment is to ...
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Splitting polyline by points using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop?

I have a layer containing a curved polyline and I would like to split it at multiple point locations, which I have in another layer. In ArcGIS 10.2, I can do this with the tool "Split Line at Point". ...
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Line defined by two geographical points crossing circle area with defined radius

I'm trying to calculate the amount of lines defined by two geographical points crossing a circle area defined by a center and radius. I've tried to use algorithm discussed here, but in my case it ...
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Line features into polygon features

Can any one tell me how to convert line features into polygon features in ArcGIS. I am using ArcGIS 10. I searched the arc toolbox for any tools for this conversion, but I couldn't find any. Please ...
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Convert polygon feature to line feature

I have a polygon shape-file i need to extract the line segments where the polygon features intersect each other and also the segment where they don't. Can we automate this process or can scripting ...
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Sources for German Standardized Symbols in QGIS

German Original: Gibt es für QGIS eine Phytonerweiterung "Planzeichenverordnung"? Zur Bearbeitung von Flächennutzungsplänen und Bebauungsplänen kommt man an den Planzeichen nicht herum. ...
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D3, Polymaps and Lines

I'm quite new to d3 and Polymaps and I have a question to ask.. I am trying to connect two points using a line, using Polymaps and d3, my starting point is from this code that Mike provided ...
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Lines as Great circles on a map

How can I get line features to appear as great circles on a map, instead of straight lines? Thanks,
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ArcGIS10 Split Line at Point Failing due to Dataset size

Im having an Issue with my Split Line at Point tool. Seems to run if lucky for 700 entries before arcmap/arccatalog falls over. Debugging of the errorlog has produced nothing. The total size of the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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ArcMap line shifted after export

I am working on a map with road layer. I have a dashed line as a symbol for planned highways. It is OK in the ArcMap but after the export to pdf, one of the lines is shifted. Strangely it is happening ...
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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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Use python to execute GRASS module v.distance

I have successfully use python script to import a line shapefile and a point shapefile into GRASS, and the following are their attribute table in QGIS, line shapefile point shapefile Now I want ...
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How to displace overlapping features in OpenLayers?

I have two line layers representing a different bus routes. The bus routes sometimes run through the same street. In these cases, the line layers overlap and only the upmost layer in the stack is ...
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How to create a point representing a polyline?

How do I convert a line (usually 2 vertices but can be more) into a single point in QGIS? I did it a couple of years ago using a build-in tool in ArcGIS 8 or 9 I think but have no idea how to do it in ...
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Show the paths but not roadsides and driveways in the line layer

I want to display paths in the woods but the paths are all in One (line) layer that contains all roadsides, pavements, drivvays, but also paths, tractor road and other relevant roads in, and up to the ...
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erase a “line feature” (erase feature) from a “polygone feature”

how can I erase a "line feature" (erase feature) from a "polygone feature" (input) in ArcGIS 10? With the tool "erase" I can only use an other "polygon feature" as erase feature for a polygon ...
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Calculating line direction in MapInfo

I have a large file of a road network. I need to calculate the value of direction (in degrees or radians) of the line segments, and save this value to a new field. I need to use MapInfo. I have ...
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How to change value of an Line edit dynamically

I create a form in QT4 and compile with pyuic4. it create an form.py I want to modify the value of the line edit dynamiclly with code. I put this code in the form.py but never happen: ...
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CAD Contour Lines to ArcGIS Attributed Polylines

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 ...