Linear referencing is the method of storing geographic locations by using relative positions along a measured linear feature.

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Make Route Event Layer snaps event points to vertexes?

In ArcMap 10.2.1 I have made a route event layer using the geoprocessing tool in the normal way, trying to add equidistant route events along a route every 1.6 meters. This works fine in all the ...
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Alter the M values of an existing route

I have a Polyline ZM shapefile. The M values are in metres. I want to change the M values to kilometres. Seems simple enough, but I can't find a tool to do this. There is only one route in the ...
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How to access shapefile m-values with pyqgis?

Does anyone know how to access (read/write) m-values of a line-shapefile using pyqgis? I know how to do it with arcpy cursors ...
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Object: Createobject Layer Invalid Data Source

I'm using a tool made for ArcGIS, however I keep getting this error (see picture). I do not know any python code and I'm trying to get this script to run. # Import system modules import sys, ...
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ArcPy QueryPointAndDistance: Incorrect Lengths?

Background: I'm currently trying to determine the chainage (distance m) of my points along a polyline (i.e. proposed railway alignment). A colleague within my firm assisted me with the following ...
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How can I extract the measurelength, highmeasure and lowmeasure of routes in ArcGIS

I'm trying to create road Routes in ArcGIS, which traditionally have been created using workstation. I've managed to write a Python script to do this, however, unlike ArcInfo, the attributes ...
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How do I display hatching labels in a different route measure unit than my coordinate system?

I have a route that crosses several states from west to east which is in the USA_Contiguous_Lambert_Conformal_Conic coordinate system. The linear unit of this coordinate system is in meters. I would ...
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Linear Reference initial datasets

I am trying to work with Linear Reference system as I found It in ArcGis website: http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//003m00000002000000 But I'm losing something in the ...
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Creating Route events in ArcGIS

In ArcGIS I have a set of routes, some of whose direction I change using the flip edit so that they are in the direction I require. I am able to make route event layers. However, why is it that after ...
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How to find chainage of points using LRS

I have a Shapefile of road that I have converted from a KML file (created on Google Earth) and a txt file containing lat long (from GPS) of points with some attributes. The points are not exactly on ...
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How to measure an irregular road line in QGIS?

I'm trying to measure the distance between some coordinate points along a road line from an OpenStreetMap source map, I am using QGIS 2.4.0. My problem is to find a way to measure these distances ...
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QGIS Linear Referencing

I'm not sure how to ask this. Essentially; I work for a survey company doing gas lines GIS. We use QGIS. We create hand drawn sketches of pipelines containing all sorts of information including: ...
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How to find Chainage of points using QGIS

I have two types of Road shape files. Road (Polyline) and important points (waypoints) along the road. Both of these shape files are prepared using GPS. I want to find the chainage of the points. Is ...
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What is the level of error I should expect when using a NAD StatePlane CRS from an adjacent state?

I am adding Georgia data to my GIS database and, unlike the California data I've added, have decided to use my existing EPSG:3361 (South Carolina StatePlane) coordinate reference system for ...
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How to Create in Route Event layer with Right Angle?

I have collected GPS points along the road. and got Right angle Tape measurements of Boundary walls and other objects from that respective points. I have those records in Excel Sheet and GPS ...
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PyQGIS: standard and advanced linear referencing possibilities

I'm aware of the existence of the following QGIS plugins: QChainage Event layer linear referencing LRS Although, all of these tools offer some linear referencing capabilities, I find that they ...
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Building linear m values

I had to manually build m values for hundreds of levees (in the downstream direction) and wondering if there is a way to check that I didn't miss any levees. Is there a way I can look-up a table with ...
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Linear Referencing along a polyline

I'm trying to use the "Locate Features along Routes." I have a simple polyline and I have an excel sheet of To and From miles. The excel sheet has no X&Y coordinates. The excel sheet has the ...
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How to use linear referencing in Informix DB with Spatial Blade?

Is there any simple solution to use linear referencing in Informix Database with Spatial Datablade?
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Arcpy: Names and distances of nearest intersecting roads in layer 1 to end points of a road segment from layer 2

As shown in the image below, I'd like to return a new field in layer 2 that for each segment stores a string:"Road C, 1 km from Road A to 0.5km From Road B". Calculation of the distances could be ...
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How to change/identify Linear units in Near Analysis Attributes Table

I need to get the closest distance from multiple points of a multipoint feature to a polyline that delineates a land contour. To do this, I used the Near(analysis) feature. It worked, but I can't tell ...
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Is there a tool to split self-created measurement values?

Is there any way to split created measurement values across multiple polylines? For example, if there are two lines that each have F_MEAS=0 and T_MEAS=0.5, is there any way to choose both edges, say ...
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ArcGIS Linear referencing tools duplicating records and erroneous measures

I am using LocateFeaturesAlongRoutes_lr, MakeRouteEventLayer_lr, and MakeRouteEventLayer_lr to combine three different overlays into one based on this question I asked month ago. The code is as ...
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Query Data from an Event Table in ArcGIS (Linear Referencing)

My goal is to store a bunch of past present and future Events in a central place from different vehicles, query those tables on demand and display the result in ArcMap. Note that right now, my Route ...
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How to locate M values in ArcGIS Silverlight API?

I am trying to work with M values in the Silverlight API. I gather that the IdentifyParameters would be used to identify a milepost by clicking along the line, but what would I use to query an M ...
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Adding Route Shapefile (PolylineM) to QGIS?

I'm new to QGIS (and to this amazing forum as well) and I already have an issue : I received a Route Layer in SHP format (PolylineM). I've easily loaded this file into QGIS but it doesn't seem to ...
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Merging and joining two line feature classes while maintaining attributes from both using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I created an event layer using the MAKE ROUTE EVENT LAYER tool based on anticipated scheduled events. The road layer which is the base layer is intact. What I would like to achieve is combine layer ...
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How do I create measured line segments along existing polylines from a starting point?

I realize my problem may be solved using Linear Referencing, and if that's the case I'm looking for help figuring out the workflow involved there. I'm working in ArcGIS 10.2 Desktop Basic, and this ...
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Linear referencing in Geographic Coordinate System (GCS) using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to make a new line segment in event table with linear referencing ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. I'm using two tools: Create Route with input line feature in Geographic coordinates system and ...
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Split lines into non-overlapping subsets based on points

Given a table with line geometry, and one or more points that are snapped to this line in a separate table, I would like to split each line with one or more intersecting points at each of the ...
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Linear referenced data driven pages

I am trying to create a form of data driven page that incorporates linear referencing very similar to the "Linear referencing scenarios" example: I have a map that I will display on each page that ...
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Move points along a line, 100m left or right

In ArcMap 10, I have several hundred points taken along a zig-zag transect (line) but I need to move these points 100m to the left or right, perpendicular to the line. The points are stored as a ...
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Getting error Route without Measure from Make Route Event tool?

I'm using make a route event tool, i want to generate lines that have specific measurements. I made sure that the properties of the polylines were Polyline M as opposed to polyline, as well as my ...
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What determines direction in “Hatches”?

I created a route layer that uses hatches to help determine addresses along a street centerline. About 90% of the time, the hatches go up from zero in the direction that the line was digitized but ...
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Does ST_GEOMETRY support Linear Referencing

I am wondering if the ArcGIS ST_GEOMETRY provides Linear Referencing functions, such as creating a point based on a given measurement, like Oracle Spatial. I couldn't find any function like that in ...
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ArcGIS Linear Referencing successive overlay operations

I have 8 tables with RouteID, BeginMeasure and EndMeasure. I want to successively overlay them starting with the first two and then overlaying the result and the next table then the result of that ...
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Best method to find routes from a set of points

I have lines table (postgis enabled database) representing the streets. I have collected few gps points along a route and I would like to match it with the streets in order. Scenario - I am jogging ...
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creating shortest route using line segment layer as network locations

Using Arc10.2.1, trying to create a truck route that begins at one location on a county street grid and ends up in the same place, obeying a feature class of guard rail line segments throughout an ...
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ArcGIS 10: Create an event linear layer from a point layer based on directionality

I have a point layer that reflects the speed limits and a line layer of the roads. The location of the speed sign indicates in which direction the speed limit applies. How can I make linear event ...
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How to make a route event layer?

I'm using ArcGis 10.1 but I'm a beginner in this program. I want to make a route event layer based on a route I have already defined. My question is in the third line when the program ask me for an ...
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How to find measures of points that are close to route in ArcGIS 10.2?

What I have is a route layer of a river and points layer with associated temperature data (temperature of the river) that were collected using an airplane. The path of the points does not match the ...
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How to access M-values in QGIS?

I am working with Linear Reference Systems and I know is very easy to get M coordinate (M-value) from a shapefile in ArcGIS. But, how to get the M-value in QGis? If you have doubts about my issue, ...
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Snap points to line and calculate chainage using Open source GIS

I have a line layer (representing a pipeline) and a points layer (representing valves) and I would like to calculate the chainage of the valves along the pipeline. I assume that I would first need ...
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PostGIS: How to distinguish overlapping routes (i.e., LineStrings) based on their direction?

I have a set of routes which are represented by LineStrings in my PostGIS database. These routes represent journeys that people make. I want to come up with routes that (a) overlap, and (b) have the ...
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Get the vertices on a LineString either side of a point (Sql Server 2008)

I have a point that sits on top of a LineString, both Sql Geometry types. POINT('0.5 0.5') LINESTRING('0 0 NULL 1, 1 1 NULL 1') I want to find the vertices of the LineString that lie either side ...
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Using M 'Measure' value in SQL Server 2008

MS Sql Server 2008 geometry type supports adding Z and M values to geometry objects, including linestrings. However, I cannot find any way to make use of these values, since methods such as ...
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Linear Referencing : Locate Features Along Routes [closed]

I've ran into a bit of a roadblock using this tool. I have roughly 3 million points that coincide with 200,000 routes. My routes have the From/To measurements, and my points contain X,Y data for ...
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Cleaning up Line Features

I'm in the process of creating some routes for which I need left and right sections. I have an original streets feature class, which I used "copy parallels" on, and came up with something like the ...
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How to use the linear referencing plugin?

I need a guide how to use this plugin properly, I'm a newbie on PostGIS and I'm trying to use the linear referencing plugin of QGIS. I've created a database on postgreSQL with the postGIS extension ...
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Calculate distance of points along a route QGIS

I have a line layer and a point layer, I need the distance between the first and the last point measured along the line. How can I do that using QGIS? Do I need to know linear reference? I don't ...