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A sequence of point coordinates referring to the line segments connecting them, as used to represent a one-dimensional feature or object.

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Index to speed up ST_HausdorffDistance?

When comparing similarity of linestrings with ST_HausdorffDistance (or another type of similarity function), is there a way to use an index to speed up the search for similar linestrings?
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Splitting Line.shp at Point.shp with Python/ogr

I'm trying to modify some ESRI Shapefiles using Python with gdal/ogr module. What I want to do is quite simple, but I didn't find any solution by now. I have two shapefiles: (1) Lines.shp and (2) ...
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Check if point is near a linestring Spatialite

I have a LINESTRING made of two points start point and end point in spatialite. UPDATE points SET road_geometry = GeomFromText('LINESTRING(24.889142 67.196188, 24.889673 67.196579)',4326) where ...
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What controls the direction of TopoGeometry Linestrings?

In PostGIS, what if anything controls the direction that topogeometry LINESTRINGs will have when converted to geometry? It doesn't appear to be the order in which the edges are listed in the call to ...
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Closed Linestring

I've created a linestring using st_makeline(). When I draw this linestring using QGIS it always makes it closed. The start and end points are not the same and I verified by using st_startpoint() and ...
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Postgis - Split linestring between point A and B

I need to find the different trajectories between point A and B. In the image is possible to see 2 differents trajectories. The way i use to calculate them is: Found the min time and the max time (in ...
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How to find intersected line is from left or right on another line?

There is a main LineString and its direction is known. I want to find the side of intersected lines to this main line. Example image: Black line is main LineString and red one is intersected ...
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Split lines at intersection points

I've got some linestrings covering a road network, and need to split them at the crossroads. Does anybody have any idea on how to do it? I'm using QGIS 2.4, with a Postgis 2.1.3.
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Bounding box of a set of MULTILINESTRINGs PostGIS

I have a PostGIS table with a geometry column (geom) and a type column. The geom column contains only MULTILINESTRINGs and the type column contains tags that tell me what each MULTILINESTRING ...
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How to get the LineStrings from a MultiLineString

I was wondering if there is a way I can extract the LineStrings from a MultiLinestring object. What I am really trying to do is look into a MultiLineString and see if I have a certain LineString. I ...
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PostGIS: Get closest point between geometry and Multipoint

I think my question is not that difficult for GIS professionals, but i didn't found an answer to my problem (even not in other questions). Problem: I have given two tables (table1,table2) with Points ...
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Densify a JTS LINESTRING (add points)

I have a LineString I would like to "soften" in a way that if two coordinates (vertices) in the LineString are very far apart, I want to automatically add some coordinates in between. The line ...
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OpenLayers: How to get *real* centroid of a Line Geometry/Feature?

I have declared a line geometry as: var lineString = new OpenLayers.Geometry.LineString([source,target]); then I am trying to get the centroid of this lineString as lineString.getCentroid(). But ...
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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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Find the closest line vertex from the linestring using PostGIS

How to find the closest line vertex from a linestring? ST_ClosestPoint will give a point which is not from the linestring.
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PostGIS - Intersects feature to split into linestring

I would like to know if it's possible to intersect feature datasets (multipolygon, polygon, multilinestring and linestring) to get a result as a set of linestrings being split at each intersection ...
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ValueError when instantiating LineString from a mix of tuples and Point objects

I'm new to Shapely, and tried instantiating a LineString object from a mix of tuples and Point objects like this: >>> LineString([Point(1,2),(2,3),Point(3,4),(5,5)]) I get the following ...
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Showing Linestring from SQL statement with CartoDB

I have cartodb sql statement to return what polygons are intersected by a linestring, but I'd like to have the linestring visualized over the polygons on the results. Also not add the linestring to ...
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Distance Between Two Points vs Length of Linestring

So I have two points that I want to calculate the distance between. If I use: SELECT ST_Distance_Spheroid(point_a, point_b, 'SPHEROID["GRS 1980",6378137,298.257222101]') / 1000 FROM ( ...
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Linestring to CartoDB api

I want to add a linestring to a CartoDB API web app for one time use, I have SQL statement being ran at the same time and just want the linestring in the SQL statement to be displayed.
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Display linestring on Cartodb with SQL

I have a Cartodb api for a separate map, I need to display a linestring for each time the sql is run, but not store the linestring in the database.
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Counting self intersections of linestring using PostGIS?

Is there a way of using PostgreSQL + PostGIS for finding the number of self intersections in a linestring? I have a linestring that goes forward but in circles, and I need to find the number of times ...
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Merge multiple linestring features into a single multilinestring

Using QGis or ogr2ogr how do I convert a vector file containing multiple linestrings features into a single multilinestring feature? At the moment I've been doing this manually by converting the data ...
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How to extract a new linestring vector from a existing multipolygon in QGIS?

What I want to do: create a new line (named linestring in Postgis?) from existing multipolygon layer in Postgis. Purpose: once these lines are created, I'll run some distance calcs from specific ...
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Calculate distance between point and linestring and how to represent that on QGIS?

I have loaded my data with osm2pgrouting and I have my network with ways (Linestring) and nodes (Point). The problem is : I have a database of doctors addresses (point) and I should calculate the ...
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Offset WGS84 linestring based on pixel values

I would like to split up some roads based on their driving direction. For this, I need to offset the roads 2 pixels to the right, in the direction of the linestring. I have the coordinates in WGS84 ...
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Know if MBR contains any POINT of LINESTRING

I have a table with a Geometry column. This column only has LINESTRING. This LINESTRING only has two POINTS. If i have a MBR, i need to know which of LINESTRING of my Table has some of its POINTS ...
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How to extend a straight line in postgis?

I have a postgis table of simple linestrings, each one is a straight line with just two points. I want to select every linestring, but extended from both sides by 1 meter. So i have lines, that are ...
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Geometry conversion problem.Data loss

I was trying to convert a roadnetwork table.Its geometry contains both MULTILINESTRING and LINESTRING.I converted all the MULTILINE string to Linestring using the query update all_india_merge set ...
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Multiline String to Linestring conversion

I have road network table which is multilinestring.I was trying to convert this file to Linestring using the following query ALTER TABLE multiline ALTER COLUMN the_geom TYPE geometry(linestring,4030) ...
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How to group connected linestrings in PostGIS?

I have a table of streets I've selected based on a set of attributes (let's say it's speed_limit < 25). There are groups of streets that are locally contiguous; I'd like to group these sets of ...
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How to cluster similar lines in PostGIS?

In PostGIS I have a large database of linestrings which I have obtained using ST_makeline function. I would like to cluster similar lines based on where the lines start and end. Here is an example ...
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Calculating “travelled distance” of a GPS track without including “stops”

I have a set of GPS tracks from a cycling event and I want to correlate their distance along the route. Problem is: when a rider stops, generally by entering a covered place, GPS keeps logging (low ...
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How to speed up a query for nearest linestring to point data

I have processed a Strahler stream order layer with a lot of river linestrings (type: Multilinestring) and their corresponding strahler number (see information here). Besides I have a point layer. I ...
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Switch coordinates in linestring

I made a silly mistake: when creating linestrings in my PostGis database i inverted the lon and lat values. Which isn't a problem for postgis itself, but for my visualization and intersections. ;) Of ...
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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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violates check constraint

I try to add a constraint based on geometry type to a "street" table that prevents anything except Linestring geometry or Null. alter table streets add constraint streets_geom_linestring_chk ...
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How do I simplify the straight sections of (multi)Linestring in PostGres/PostGis leaving the curved sections untouched

I have (multi)linestrings containing upwards of 5000 points and I want to perform two simplifications possibly using Ramer Douglas Peucker or alternative methods in PostGis The (multi)linestrings ...
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Why are some OSM GPX line string endpoints connected?

I am working with GPX files from OpenStreetMap to render the public transportation lines of Berlin. I converted them to GeoJSON using the togeojson script. For some reason some of the lines are ...
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Maximum number of points in a linestring?

I have a database (in Postgres/PostGIS) of GPS points recorded all over a rail network. The only data available is the lat/long coords of each point (no timestamps, links between points, or anything ...
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How to add an offset to a GeoJSON layer in Leaflet?

Using the example GeoJSON tutorial code at leafletjs.com. Change the myLines variable so that the two lines overlap, but run in opposite directions as follows: var myLines = [{ "type": ...
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How to use makeline() function for more than 2 points in spatialite?

Is it possible to use makeline() function to make linestring geometries in spatialite for connecting more than 2 sequence points? Suppose I have four sequence points P1, P2, P3, P4. Or are there any ...
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Can I use Point as the geom type in pgrouting?

in my table i have the field geom(POINT, srid) and its populated, this table also have the source an target field witch is blank(just like pgrouting guide). I tried the function pgr_createTopology() ...
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Cannot st_linemerge a multilinestring because its not properly ordered

i have a MultiLineString which i created by using st_union in many steps. Each of them are connected to each other according to their points, but the order is not correct. So ST_LineMerge is not able ...
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Simplify table of linestrings

I have a PostGIS table of linestrings representing a road network. I want to simplify the geometries such that only lines that connect road junctions are stored. At the moment the table has a large ...
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How to transform a set of street-segments into city-blocks, with PostGIS2?

Theoretically is possible to obtain the polygons of city blocks (urban blocks) from streets, when streets are represented by street axis (LineStrings). The urban blocks are bounded by streets, so ...
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Separating distinct lines in PostGIS

I have a table of linestring segments in Postgis. These segments make up distinct non-intersecting lines as shown by the diagram. To add confusion the direction of the linestrings are not uniform. I ...
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Create multi-line from point in PostGIS

I'm working on an old table where polygons are stored as points. Now, I want to migrate these points to PostGIS and store them as polygons (or multi-polygons). The table structure is as follows: ...
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PostGIS: Calculate the length of just the portion of linestring that intersect with a polygon

I want to calculate the portion of the linestring that lies within the limits of a polygon. Better with an image What is the length of the portion of linestring within Province A? and within ...
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Defining a WHERE clause from a subquery for a query to create a handy view

It is about my implementation from an answer of this question. It is more an postgresql issue than a GIS issue, whereas it is about geometries and spatial queries. I want to create a view from the ...