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QGIS Python version

I have brewed python 2.7.3 onto my Mac (Lion), and installed shapely via pip install shapely. The Polygonizer plugin, however, does not find the shapely library. I see when QGIS loads a Python ...
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can QGIS for Mac OSX 10.6 handle (both read and generate) GeoPDF files?

I would like to know if QGIS for Mac OSX 10.6 can handle (both read and generate) GeoPDF files. Can anybody help ?
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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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Running Maperitive on a Mac

Really basic question, but I need details and help running Maperitive from my mac. I've tried launching it from the terminal and tried running it through WineBottler. If anyone has experience with ...
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QGIS on Mac WKT import problem

QGIS 1.8.0 Mac OSX 10.6.8 These problems seem to be specific to Mac, as two Windows users don't have the problem. Import a file as a vector: TEST.CSV id;wkt 1;"POLYGON((10 10,20 20,20 30,20 ...
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How to set the path to shapely?

I am using QGIS 1.8.0 on Mac OS 10.8.3 with python 2.7. Thanks to other threads in the forum, I have successfully installed shapely here: ...
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QGIS 1.8.0 Mac where is measure window or measure area symbol?

Just trying to measure the area of a selected polygon (a few km2) but can't find out where the measure symbol is (mentioned in some posts here) or how to get the measure window shown in the manual. ...
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Can QGIS (1.8.0 Mac) rotate the entire view of a project?

Can QGIS (1.8.0 Mac) rotate the entire view of a project? that is, have north pointing in a direction other than up on the screen and on output? of course, while still allowing adding new layers etc.
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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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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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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 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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Error reading database file from: /Applications/QGIS.app/Contents/Resources/resources/srs.db

I've suddenly started getting the following error using QGIS 2.0.1 on Mac: Error reading database file from: /Applications/QGIS.app/Contents/MacOS/../Resources/resources/srs.db Because of this the ...
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Why is the attribute table alphabetizing out of order? [closed]

I'm having a problem with the attribute table alphabetizing out of order in QGIS, while working on a Macbook Pro. First, I know that clicking the top of the column will alphabetize in ascending or ...
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QGIS 1.8.0 on Linux treats NetCDF 4 as HDF5

I've been generating some large (28800x13920) grids of BYTE data representing the NALCMS2005 North American Land Cover dataset (original 250m projected data resampled to a WGS84 grid at 15 arc sec). I ...
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How to rescale vector data? [duplicate]

I've got some old maps in dxf format. QGIS imports them correctly but with a nonsense scale. It can export the data it gets to shp of course. Does anyone know how to rescale vector data so it can be ...
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How to enable label orientation?

Mac OSX 10.6.8 QGIS 1.8.0 : I'm mapping an area that's a rectangle slanted at 26 degrees, and neighbourhood maps are always printed so the rectangle is horizontal. I'm trying to make the labels ...
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How to calculate weighted mean coordinates within polygons?

I'm using QGIS 1.8 on OSX 10.8.3. I have a polygon shapefile of all of the US state legislative districts. I also have a layer of points that are centroids of US Census Tracts, with a field for the ...
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QGIS plugin 'sextante' not loading after upgrading to Mac OS X 10.8

Any known issue with sexante and Mac OS X 10.8? After updating from 10.7 and even after reinstalling GDAL sexante is still not working...
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How to connect QGIS to an online database on Mac OS X? [closed]

I'm a real beginner/dummy when it comes to QGIS and online databases. I have tried a variety of things trying to connect to Spatialite, PostGIS and MySQL but all attempts have failed due to my lack of ...
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rpy2 installation on Mac OSX

I'm desperatly trying and retrying to install rpy2 on my Mac OS 10.6 in order to run SDA4PP plugin on QGIS. My version of R is 2.14.0 and it was obviously compiled with the option --enable-R-shlib ...
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How to install Shapely, but got stuck into Python language

I have a MAC OSX 10.7.5 and am trying to learn how to use QGIS. Following a couple of tutorials I came to know I have to install shapely. I followed the instructions by the multi-cited ...
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How to add the Delimited Text Plugin for QGIS 1.8?

I can't find the Delimited text Plugin- everything keeps telling me it's in the core build, but which core build? the Mac OS variant comes in multiple installers so without programatically unpacking ...
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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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Cant Instal psycopg2 on mac 10.8.2

I know there Have been a lot of similar questions asked but none address this issue as I far as I can tell. When I am trying to install the sextante plugin, or run PostGIS Manager in QGIS I receive ...
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How to label each polygon in a layer?

QGIS 1.8.0 Mac OS 10.6.8: I want to label each polygon in a layer in a similar way to this image (done in WP Presentations) and am totally confused by the manual. Obviously I have to find a list of ...
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There is no menu bar on Mac OS 10.7.3

I installed the latest version of QGIS on Mac OS 10.7.3 with 2 additional frameworks (GDAL Complete and GSL) but there is no main menu bar (not at the top of screen, not at the window of QGIS). Where ...
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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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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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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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Installing QGis such that it will work with the Postgres.app implementation of PostgreSQL on Mac (Lion) (open to alternative implementations)

I just got a new mac and am getting everything installed on it (postgres, postgis, qgis, grass, gdal, brew, ruby, etc) and am about to install QGis. QGis is a great tool for me, except for that with ...
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How to install matplotlib and pyparsing correctly on OSX-Lion?

I am trying to install the Contour plugin in QGIS 2.0.1 (I'm running OSX-Lion) and I have installed NumPy and Matplotlib from kyngchaos however when I go to install the plugin I get the following ...
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QGIS 2 Installation on MAC OSX - couldn't load plugin 'processing' [duplicate]

New installation of QGIS running on Macbook Pro OSX 10.8.4 - this comes up on startup. I urgently need this fixed!!! I have a project due in 10 days that I desperately need QGIS for. Thanks for the ...
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Add waypoints to ArcMap using GPSBabel

I've been trying to add waypoints to Arcmap for some while now. I have a Mac OS X 10.6.8 and have finally found GPSBabel that is compatible with mac. My current problem is to convert the waypoints ...
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HELP with installing QGIS 1.7.3 for a mac

Could someone please help me install QGIS 1.7.3 for a Mac and possibly give step by step instructions? I have already installed QGIS 1.8 for a Mac, however I have heard that the 1.7.3 will run ...
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How to get Esri *.gdb file into QGIS on Mac?

I have tried the above options, but not being too computer savy, some I didnt get. I tried the homebrew option, but terminal says an error occurs when trying to install. I need this 1 file for a work ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Merge (a lot of) features using QGIS or other open source

I have one shape-file with a lot of features (polygons) and if I try to merge these into one big polygon in QGIS it takes days to complete the merge. So I wonder if there is another way? I saw this ...
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List of platforms-and-browsers that support the Google Earth Plugin

Is there an official up-to-date list of platforms-and-browsers that support the Google Earth Plugin? At Google Earth API Developer's Guide is The Google Earth Plugin is currently supported on the ...
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ImportError: dynamic module does not define init function on MAC

I want to import a lib compile from C (liba.pyd) on MAC mountain lion(OSX 10.8) but mac can read .so .pyc but not pyd So I change the extend file name to .so manually and my python is 2.7.3 I ...
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Problem compiling liblas on OSX 10.8

I'm trying to compile liblas since I can't find any Mac executables out there(?). I have OSX 10.8 and XCode 4.6.3. Since I'm not a programmer I get really confused when I follow the instructions on ...
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Problem importing mapnik in python

I have brew installed Mapnik bust still can't import it with Python (version 2.7.5 on Mac 10.8.4). I have been browsing for solutions but still couldn't find any that worked for me. In particular I ...
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QGIS installing error [duplicate]

I have a MAc with OS 10.6 (SnowLleopard) and when I tried to instal QgIS it says: "error The GDAL 1.9 framework is required". However I download and install the GDAL package What should I do?
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QGIS on Mac OS X 10.8.2 and MS Azure SQL database connection

I'm running QGIS on a Mac (10.8.2) and want to get some data from a Microsoft SQL Azure database. I'm confident the Azure side is fine and I have verified I can get to the Azure db using RazorSQL ...
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QGIS GDAL polygonize - how to set scale

I've got some old contour plots, paper copy only, that I'd like to be able to put into QGIS. I get as far as a successful polygonize into shp and it looks fine, but the scale is wrong. How might I ...
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Missing panels/toolbars in the print composer [duplicate]

In QGIS 1.8.0 for a Mac I do not have access to any panels/tool bars in the print composer. The right click does not work in the print composer. I have also tried to reinstalled QGIS but still the ...