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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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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 http://tumblr....
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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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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?
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QGIS python location problem

It seems that MacPorts installs Python27 in /opt/local, but that MacPorts QGIS updates and uses the Apple Python27 in /Library. The result is that MacPorts additions to Python27 such as OpenCV don't ...
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How do I deselect a single feature in QGIS?

In QGIS 2.12.0, I have all the features that intersect with another layer selected by using the Select by Location tool. However, I want to deselect some of these features while keeping the rest ...
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Loading .shp files onto Garmin eTrex 30

first off, I've looked here and here, and other places as well, but I can't seem to find anything that solves my issue. I have a Garmin eTrex 30 that I am using with QGIS 2.0.1 and Mac OS 10.9. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Qgis 1.8 is not recognizing sdw file

I'm running qgis 1.8, and trying to load a sid file into my map. It imports fine, but seems to ignore the sdw file that comes with it, as the raster shows up without any apparent georeferencing. Is ...
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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: /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/...
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QGIS can't find osgeo after GDAL upgrade

Mac OS 10.6.8: I installed QGIS 1.8.0 with GDAL 1.8; then another app requires GDAL 1.9 and installed it; now QGIS can't find osgeo [python-gdal]. (I can't find any trace of GDAL 1.8 left in my system....
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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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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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Integrating R in QGIS with Mac OS El Captain: missing dependencies

I have a Mac OS (El Captain) and I'm trying to run R scripts within QGIS 2.14. When I open a script (like one from the online list) I receive the error message: This algorithm cannot be run :-( ...
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How do I launch multiple instances of QGIS (Mac)?

Often I need to work on two qgis projects at the same time. How can I launch two separate instances of QGIS?
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Installing QGIS using Homebrew

I've been unsuccessfully trying to install QGIS using Homebrew (used Homebrew to install GDAL and GSL) as outlined here My OS is Mac Yosemite, 10.10.5. The installation sort of finishes, but with a ...
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QGis's Geoferencer plugin isn't able to paste text that has been added to clipboard via mac's “pbcopy” terminal command [closed]

I recently wrote a little script that used mac's pbcopy shell command to dump some text into my clipboard for use in the QGis program. For some reason I'm not able to paste stuff that has been pbcopy'...
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QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa [duplicate]

Since the version QGIS 2.8, each time I start to open it it begin wth this error message. I have Mac OS X 10.7.5 MacBook Pro, late 2011. It works but what do it means, and what should I do, I install ...
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Installing QGIS on Mac OS X 10.6

Could someone kindly explain how to get QGIS (any stable basic version) on my old Mac (OS X 10.6)? I'm completely new with QGIS and all the instructions that I can find beats me.
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Clipping a raster layer with a shapefile on mac

I am trying to clip a raster layer using the raster clipper function. However, for some reason this is not working for me and I haven't been able to find the answer anywhere. I choose my raster ...
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Correct installation of postgresql and postgis

Goodmorning everybody! I'm new in this forum and I hope you would help me in solving my problem. I'm practicing the use of Qgis and i need to setup postgresql and postgis on my mac yosemite 10.10. ...
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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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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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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 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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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 10))"...
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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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Reset Python libraries modified by QGIS on Mac OS X to original versions

I am facing problems in python after installing QGIS. While installing QGIS, it mentioned that it would override my matplotlib and numpy python libraries. I am facing trouble with executing python ...
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Install GDAL python package in virtualenv on mac

I'm trying to instal the GDAL python package, preferably in a virtual environment, but when I try "pip install gdal", I get the following error: extensions/gdal_wrap.cpp:3085:10: fatal error: '...
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Grass7 processing toolbox QGIS

I just now edited my Grass7Utils.py file. That didn't work. I have tried changing the path in my Processing toolbox. QGIS 2.14.3 Mac OSX 10.11.5 I did not mess with my SIP despite running Capitan. ...
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Installing QGIS on Mac OS X?

After failing to successfully install QGIS 2.14.2 Essen on my Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion) I thought I could try a previous version of QGIS. What download file should I use from the QGIS "all releases" ...
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OS X Yosemite: copy / paste into shell GRASS 6.4.4. within QGIS 2.14.0

I want to know How to copy/paste into GRASS 6.4.4. shell within QGIS 2.14.0. I'm working with OS X Yosemite and the right mouse button doesn't work neither shortcut (cmd+c/cmd+v)
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Slow performance clipping raster with GDAL

I have a few large LiDAR DEMs that I want to merge. Each DEM has some glitches around the borders which need to be removed in order to get a seamless final product. I manually traced around each DEM ...
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Troubling using MODIS package in R (mac). Error with gdal

I'm new to using MODIS data, and have been trying to set up a a way to use the HDF files produced by MODIS on R. I had trouble with gdal (could only download the package through system dialog), and ...
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How to install xlw and xlrd libraries on MacOS so that QGIS Python can see them?

I experience a problem with XYtools and need to install Excel libraries for Python. I tried to install them directly from the terminal and it worked on the system, however, how to import them into ...
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Cannot import name QtTest running unittests for QGIS plugin

I have the following imports in my unittest code: from PyQt4.QtCore import * from PyQt4.QtGui import * from PyQt4 import QtCore, QtGui, QtTest When I run my unit test from the command line I get ...
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Problem with importing GeoTif files in QGIS

I have installed the new version of QGIS (2.12) and the newest OSX version (El Capitan). When I tried to open GeoTif files with QGIS, it always crashed! Then I tried an older version of QGIS (2.8) and ...
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Does installing next QGIS 'build' require uninstalling previous version?

I am using a Mac OS-10.10.5 ("Yosemite") and have been running QGIS 2.10 "Pisa". Several people have reported issues about processing rasters (http://hub.qgis.org/issues/13162), so I am chomping at ...
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QGIS crashes when trying to make heatmap

I'm a new user of QGIS. I need to make a heatmap for my thesis and I'm fairly certain I downloaded and set up the program correctly via online instructions. I imported the GDX points and used a Google ...
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Change Volumes when saving outputs?

Im sure there is a simple answer to this but its eluding me. When saving outputs/QGIS projects the file navigator interface opens up and I can go through my files until I find the place I want to save ...
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Is it possible to interact with a running instance of QGIS from the command line?

I just started looking at QGIS on MacOSX. I installed the MacPorts package and found the executable: /Applications/MacPorts/QGIS.app/Contents/MacOS/QGIS* Unfortunately it appears that the command ...
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gsb projection file for qgis under MAC OSX

I'm trying to create a new projection inside wgis. The projection includes a gsb file. With the Windows OS is easy to implemnet that: you just need to place the gsb file inside the C:\Programs\Qgis[...
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import qgis geoprocessing tools in python os x 10.9.5

I'd like to use the python bindings from qgis, but in a standalone project. I need the geoprocessing tools for vectors. I updated QGIS (Wien - 2.8), python (3.4.3), etc. However, it always ends with ...
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QGIS - Polygon to Lines Tool Incredibly Slow

I am trying to convert a few polygons to polylines so I can save them as a .GPX file. I'm using QGIS 2.8.1 (Wein) on the Mac. It seems to be hanging. I only have a few small polygons (see screenshot)...
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I can't print a map with QGIS 2.8.1 and Mac OS X

I'm using Mac OS X 10.7.5 and QGis 2.8.1. I want to print a map with Print Composer. But the Buttons "Print" or "Export as PDF" don't work for me. If I use these buttons, the window for choosing a ...