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Another Way to Join a New Column to a DBF if OpenOffice is Giving a “Longer Than the Number of Digits Allowed” Error?

When I need to add a data column to a DBF, I always download the shapefile, open the DBF with OpenOffice for Mac, us a VLOOKUP( ) to add my data to a new column, re-save the file as a DBF, then open ...
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I've downloaded the GDAL-1.11.1 package but why can't I call on it in python?

I have a Mac and am very new to this coding stuff.. I'm using a code that includes import osgeo as gdal and so I've downloaded GDAL from https://pypi.python.org/pypi/GDAL/ which has a folder ...
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How can I generate a SVG file of Mexico and USA at states level (Admin1)? Kartograph fails

I am trying to include a US map at the state detail on top of this maps: http://crimeinmexico.org/ I am using Kartograph for the small map. I have installed kartograph in Mac OS X and I am able to ...
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QGIS on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

I just upgraded to OS X Yosemite therefore I have to use Java 8 (at least this is what Java tells me). After installing QGIS I was trying to start QGIS but I got the error message that I have to have ...
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How to use grass.script in MacOS

I have installed Python and Grass6.4 using Macports. When I tried to use "import grass.script" in python environment, it gives "no module found" error. I'd spend much time to fixed it but could not ...
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Virtual machine or bootcamp for ArcGIS

I want to use ArcGIS for viewshed analysis on a Mac. Would virtual machine software such as Parallels or VMware Fusion be powerful enough for viewshed analysis compared with bootcamp?
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Update QGIS on Mac OS X

I would like to update QGIS from 2.2 to 2.4 on Mac OS X (10.8) but I cannot find how to do so. Do I have to uninstall and re-install all from KyngChaos? If so, I would therefore lose the extensions ...
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Failing to merge rasters in QGIS

I am new to QGIS but have some familiarity with other GIS software (namely ArcGIS). I want to merge a number of LiDAR digital elevation model (DEM) tiles (specifically, 30 individual tiles) to ...
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Getting StatPlanet to work with custom shapefile and data?

I'm assigned to get StatPlanet Plus working with some 3rd-party data to display a thematic map, on a Mac. I have the custom regions and attribute data in a map.shp/dbf. And I've configured the ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 Mac Yosemite compatibility

I just upgraded to the Beta 2 version of MacOS 10.10 ("Yosemite"). I'm getting an error when I try to "drag and drop" shape files into QGIS. I'm running QGIS 2.4.0, GDAL 1.11, and MATPLOTLIB 1.3.1. ...
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QGIS GRASS Missing Dependancy

I want to perform a view shed analysis in QGIS using GRASS 7 r.viewshed. When I double click on r.viewshed in GRASS GIS 7 commands in the processing toolbox of QGIS I get the following message: ...
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Wind Farm Viewshed Analysis

I am new to GIS and I want to run several view shed analysis operations for wind turbines located in the North of England I have installed QGIS and have the GRASS r.los plug in installed for line of ...
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Open QGIS project on different computers

I have multiple QGIS projects that need to go to different computers. I put all the files on a USB and loaded it under "Documents" on the other computers like it is saved on my own computer. ...
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Does the experimental QGIS2leaf plugin not work on mac OS?

I am trying to get the experimental QGIS2leaf (Leaflet web maps) plugin to work on my macbook air (2012, Mavericks OS), but when I open the outputted index.html file, no interactive image shows up in ...
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ogr2ogr “Error: pointer being freed was not allocated” on mac mavericks

I've successfully installed GDAL via homebrew on mac But while I'm using command ogr2ogr, keep getting error below $ ogr2ogr -f geoJSON tl_2010_20_tract10.json tl_2010_20_tract10.shp ...
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mmqgis plugin not showing up in plugin dropdown menu

I have installed the plugin from the plugin dialog box, but I am unable to figure out exactly how to run the plugin.
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Install Mapserver on Mac OS 10.9 with macports 2.3.1

Does anyone have experience installing mapserver on Mac OS 10.9 with macports? It seems that there is one version, mapserver 6.2.1_2 supported by macports. However, whenever I tried to install it, I ...
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ogr2ogr - Looping through files in a folder on a Mac

I am attempting to use OGR2ORG on Mac OS X to loop through 30 shapefiles, change their projection and save the files into a new directory. I am new to using Macs and the OGR2OGR command line ...
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TIFF to MBTILES conversion on a mac

I have a large number of tiff files (map tiles) along with tab and tfw file types as part of an Ordnance Survey download. This is for an offline iOS app. I managed to get the tiffs into QGIS with ...
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QGIS GRASS plugin missing!

I just installed QGIS version 2.2.0-Valmiera on my mac with OS X. First I installed all required frameworks. QGIS is running, but the Grass plugin is not existing. In the toolbox the grass tools are ...
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QGIS says “osgeo [python-gdal]” isn't installed on Mac

I know similar questions have been asked (like this one) -- but I'm encountering a unique problem. I installed GDAL complete 1.11 from KyngChaos, but when I open QGIS, I get the following error ...
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Developing QGIS plugin on Mac - GDAL

I'm developing a plugin for QGIS called DEMtools. It runs fine on my linux machine, but is causing me headaches when run on Mac OS X Mavericks (surprise, surprise). I keep getting segmentation faults ...
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Snag loading Gdal 1.11 for Qgis 2.2, on a Mac

Can't load Q2.2 on a Mac without Gdal 1.11. but when I try to load 1.11 'Complete' version, it fails and gives me an error message to contact the developer. Anyone else had this kind of trouble? ...
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Problem with matplotlib when installing QGIS on mac

I have matplotlib installed on a Mac (Mavericks) via pip, which means the matplotlib files get installed under /System/Library/... I tried installing the most recent version of QGIS, and the install ...
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how to install QGIS 2.2.0 on mac OS 10.6.8?

Does someone know how to install the latest QGIS on a mac os 10.6.8? The dmg package available on http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis does not run on my OS version. I was only able to find a ...
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QGIS 2.0.1 crashes by starting the app

I have QGIS Dufour for Snow Leopard on a Macbook. It worked good until I tried to install a plugin from Garmin an the program crashed. Since them it crashes every time I try to start it. There is ...
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GDAL HDF not recognized as supported file

I am having the same issues as in this thread; however, I'm new to programming and need more advice on how to get gdal to open hdf files. I downloaded hdf from MODIS, which I believe are hdf 4. I have ...
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Mac QGIS files to Windows Arc GIS compatibility

If I download QGIS on to Mac will the shapefiles and layers I create be compatible with ESRI ArcGIS 10.1 on windows?
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Looking for QGIS 2.0.1 [duplicate]

So I deleted my old version of QGIS Dufour (2.0.1) with the intention of replacing it with the new version (2.2). It wasn't until I deleted my old version that I realized my Mac OS 10.6.8 is not ...
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Converting SOSI to ESRI Shape

I need a tool for converting norweigan SOSI files to ESRI Shape using a Mac. It could also be a command line tool for Windows. I tried to build GDAL with SOSI support on my Mac following instructions ...
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Can I download large areas of OSM data with QGIS OSM plugin?

I have OpenStreetMap data loading failure problem. I want to use the Download OpenStreetMap data tool in QGIS. I want to select the extent from map canvas like shown below: . For me, the osm-data ...
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Mac OS X 10.6.8 QGIS not using user-installed Python 2.7

My QGIS does not recognize the recently installed python 2.7 on my mac osx 10.6.8. it still uses the python version 2.6 that is automatically installed by apple. Opening qgis I always receive an ...
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GDal problem: “Unable to open datasource” when I run “ogr2ogr” command [duplicate]

I am trying to load gdb file to postgis, I created a database "test", then run a command using "ogr2ogr". sudo ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"dbname=test user=postgres" planning.gdb FAILURE: Unable to ...
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Installing LASTools to QGIS on a Mac (or other LAS processing plugins)

I recently saw this link how to install LAStools toolbox to QGIS. The problem is that the instructions are only for Windows users. Now I wonder if it's possible to install LAStools on a Mac with QGIS ...
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Adding a GRASS module manually in QGIS (Mac OS X)?

I am trying to add a precompiled non-standard GRASS module to QGIS 2.0.1 (MAC OS 10.9.1, using the binaries by Kyngchaos). Adapting the instructions here ...
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Does software exist to create Flow Maps (for migration of people) on Mac?

Does anybody know a good, and easy to use, software to create flow maps? I want to create flow maps for showing the flow of people between places (migration). The software has to be compatible ...
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How do I set a CRS when it isn't listed in QGIS? (Mac, not PC)

I want to work with a shapefile that is in a Coordinate System that I can't locate in QGIS for Mac. When I load this shapefile data, it shows up fine, on-the-fly has generated the CRS data most likely ...
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OS X Python vs QGIS Python

I'm wondering why after I updated to Python 2.7.6 on my OS X 10.9 Mac, QGIS Python console says that it is still running the old 2.7.5 version. This is not affecting my work but I'm curious about why ...
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Does map export using GarminCustomMap plugin for QGIS work on Mac OS?

When I try to export a map using GarminCustomMap (1.4) plugin QGIS 2.01 on Mac OS 10.9 quits with no messages. I suspect this might be a Maverick related issue. Is anyone successfully using the ...
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QGIS on Mavericks

I have been trying to install QGIS on Mavericks and I have failed. Prior to installing QGIS, I installed GDAL using homebrew. I also installed Numpy, SciPy and pyqt using the detailed instructions ...
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Problem installing QGIS on Mavericks. Says I need 10.6.8

Trying to install QGIS for first time on a Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). Loaded up all the prerequisites (GDAL, etc.) but the QGIS installer tells me "QGIS requires Mac OS X 10.6.8.". Saw that QGIS is ...
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How to set up ArcGIS Server 10.1 test environment on Mac laptop with VMware?

In my production environment I have ArcGIS Server 10.0 Enterprise, ArcSDE 9.3, and ArcIMS. I want to shut down ArcIMS as soon as possible for obvious reasons, and upgrade ArcSDE 9.3 to 10.1 and ArcGIS ...
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How do I successfully install LeCos plug in for QGIS2.0 on a Mac?

I have been trying without success to install the LeCos plug in on QGIS2.0 on my Mac. I originally tried it on QGIS1.8 but was unable to install the dependent packages (PIL,scipy and numpy). I updated ...
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How do I maintain the current map extent of a project file on save in QGIS2?

I'm using QGIS 2.0.1 on a Mac and having an issue with maintaining the map extent after saving the project. I save my project file with a certain extent and when I re-open the file the map is ...
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sqlite version error with ogr2ogr

I am trying to randomly select some points from a shape file using ogr2ogr and an SQL query via sqlite but it seems to baulk at the sqlite version: ogr2ogr -sql "SELECT * FROM probe_2004to2012 WHERE ...
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QGIS 1.8 or 2.01 select entries in .shp file that match a field entry [duplicate]

I've got a .shp file with 40k points (trees) in it. One field is the species name. Is there a way to select those entries that match a desired field name e.g. 'black walnut' so I can move them to a ...
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QGIS 2.0 text delimited layer importing data as single row

I'm trying to import a text delimited layer using lat/lon, but the tool interprets the data as a single line. I've tried saving my csv using several different programs (Stata, python editor, text ...
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PHP Mapscript Installation Problem on Mac (Mavericks)

After installing PHP and Mapserver and all the frameworks needed from http://www.kyngchaos.com, I can access Mapserver via cgi-bin, but I got the following error for PHP: 500 Internal Server Error. ...
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How to restore the table window in ArcMap 10.2 (stuck in maximized view)

I've somehow managed to maximize the table window in ArcMap 10.2 (after choosing > Open Attribute Table from the TOC). Whenever this window opens, it's maximized, and I can't see an option to restore ...
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Is it necessary/advisable to uninstall QGIS 1.8 first before installing 2.0?

Who has installed QGIS 2.0 on Mac OSX 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)? Is it necessary/advisable to uninstall QGIS 1.8 first? Have you seen any problems importing QGIS 1.8 projects to 2.0?