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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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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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Options for visualizing LiDAR data on Mac?

I've recently come across open data LiDAR files for the city of Vancouver. I'd like to view it on my Mac (2011. 10.6.6 OS). My intention is to use the LAS file to identify what the tallest trees are ...
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Problem with installation of QGIS 2.8 in Mac OS X 10.7

I had followed the installation process of QGIS for installing in my Mac OS X 10.7 (http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis). However, I had a problem in the moment when I open the Qgis, that could ...
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Shapefile to KML Conversion Problems in QGIS 2.6.1 on Mac

I am currently using QGIS 2.6.1 on a Mac with OS 10.9.5. I am trying to export a shapefile using QGIS to KML format. I am having success with the export but the data is skewed halfway across the ...
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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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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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QGIS won't read table columns in CSV import on Mac OS

I am trying to import a CSV file into QGIS, but it ends up looking like my print screen below (program is in Swedish but in the preview window you can see how QGIS won't read my data correctly). I ...
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csv - CRS undefined, QGIS

I wonder why some csv files when imported (with long and lat) can not set a proper CRS system and other do (CRS undefined). For example: 1) if I export my data in csv with Microsoft Excel it does not ...
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Plugin causes QGIS to crash on startup

I get the message "the plugin will be disabled because it crashed QGIS during last startup." Which plugin? None is identified. I'm a bit of a rookie so not sure where to look to solve this. Running on ...
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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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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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Installing QGIS with ECW support on Mac?

I bought a imac recently and I tried to install qgis: without success! It is not possible to read the raster files. I installed GDAL ECW plugin, but it is necessary to copy and paste another file ...
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ECW on Mac Osx 10.8 Mountain Lion [duplicate]

I'm having some problems with GdalTools on QGIS 1.8, with MacOsx 10.8: I've the GDAL complete library 1.9 but ECW is still a not supported format. What should I do?
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Instructions for QGIS Mac Installation?

So apparently the MAC install needs various stuff besides QGIS itself. The QGIS website sends you to an outside source for GDAL and for even the QGIS download itself. So I got a disk image from that ...
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CSV points not showing up when importing them in QGIS [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked before in one form or another, but those answers didn't solve my issue. I'm using QGIS 2.14.0 and trying to upload lat/lon coordinates from a csv file. When I ...
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How do I upload a file into ArcCatalog?

I am trying to upload a photo into a folder in ArcCatalog, yet I haven't been able to find where and how to do that. I am using ArcGIS 10.1 (ArcGIS for Desktop) through my school's Citrix receiver. ...
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Accessing Attribute table in ArcMap on Mac computer?

I'm using ArcGIS for Desktop on a Mac computer via Parallels. How do I access the Attribute Table? I cannot right-click on the layer I keep getting Layer properties...
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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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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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Looking for ArcView 3.0a Mac Edition?

I have googled extensively and have emailed a few different companies but have come up with nothing. I was wondering if anyone knew where to locate a copy of ArcView 3.0a that is compatible with Mac ...
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TypeError: QgsEncodingFileDialog

I am using the latest version of QGIS (Lyon) on MAC and have set the default Python version 2.7. Moreover, I have installed all the required python modules and GDAL. It was working before, but now, ...
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GRASS via Processing Toolbox doesn't work in QGIS 2.8.3 on Mac?

I am quite new to QGIS and working with the external applications such as GRASS. When trying to launch a GRASS tool from the processing toolbox I get the following error: Missing dependency. This ...
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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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Installing python xlw and xlrd libraries for QGIS on Mac OSX with Python 2.6

I am trying to use the XYtools plugin for QGIS (because copy-paste is not working with just one of my files?!), and I'm concerned that I actually just need to update my Python but not sure if doing so ...
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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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QGIS won't install on Mac OSX, during install says “The Installation Failed.”

I have installed the requirements: GDAL Complete 1.11 framework package Matplotlib Python module and I've made sure these requirements are properly installed by checking library/frameworks and ...
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qgis 2.8.1 - processing gdal 1.11.2 error (mac, 10.10.2)

i've just recently installed qgis 2.8.1 on my mac. including all relevant packages from kyngchaos - i.e. GDAL Complete 1.11 framework package, Matplotlib Python module, numpy - and updated python to ...
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qgis 2.10.1. mac - geotiff singleband pseudocolor [duplicate]

i've installed mac version from kyngchaos including all required packages ... ... and just noticed the following: while windows version behaves like expected when trying to render an ordinary tif via ...
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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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Clip error with QGIS - idles without finishing

I need help troubleshooting a problem using the Clip tool with QGIS 2.8.1 Wien. When I try to use the tool, it just sits there idling and never finishes. I've let this run for hours and there hasn't ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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display of raster in QGIS - cells are not rotated

when viewing rotated rasters in QGIS - the overall raster is rotated (as designed), though each grid cell is not. (the nodata value doesn't appear to pick up as the default in QGIS either - ...
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Problem with Mapscript using QGIS 2.6.1 on Mac OS X

I would like to use the RT MapServer Exporter plugin of QGIS. I have Mapserver 6.4 and Python 2.7.11 both installed with Homebrew and Python 2.7.5 installed by default on my Mac. The Mapscript python ...
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Why is QGIS georeferencer much faster on Windows than Mac?

I just went from temporarily using a Windows 7 machine with 4GB of RAM and no video card as far as I know. I'm now using a mac with 16GB of ram, etc. Its a much more powerful machine. However, QGis's ...
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Will upgrading to Mac OS X 10.12 break my newly installed QGIS 2.12

Have installed QGIS 2.12 under Mac OS x 10.9 Mavericks. Had problems when I upgraded to OS X 10.10 so reverted back to 10.9. Will QGIS stop working again if I upgrade to OS X 10.12? Anyone have any ...
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Cartogram Cancelled by User - No Null Data

I'm very new to QGIS and I'm trying to create a cartogram for my final project. However, while I have my data that I'm going to use and the shape files (provided by the US census) for the US, I can't ...
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Unable to stylize raster data as pseudocolor render type on MAC OSX

In a raster layer's Style Properties, I can choose pseudocolor render type, and choose a color ramp and classify the raster. However, when I click the 'Apply' button, or click 'OK', the ...
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QGIS just installed on MAC OSX - vector layer styles do not work properly

I am a newbie with QGIS - I have just installed QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa. I am following a youtube tutorial by Steven Bernard and I just found that the styles do not work properly (I run Mac OS X Lion 7.5.1. ...
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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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Issue rendering polygons at global scale when using the Robinson coordinate reference system in QGIS 2.10

I am trying to create a map using the Robinson coordinate reference system (EPSG:54030) in QGIS 2.10, on Mac. I used the 'on the fly projection' feature in the Project Properties. My base layer is a ...
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QGIS 2.10.1 on Mac/ Multiple versions on Mac

I have Version 2.8.2 running fine on a recent iMac running Yosemitee. I have tried the install of 2.10.1 from http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis but it doesn't work. I would like to be able to ...
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Importing osb.pbf data into MongoDB [duplicate]

I'm new to this stuff and trying to get the osm.pbf file imported into MongoDB. I have the data files in osm.pbf format and I would like to convert this into a GeoJSON first and import the resulting ...
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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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split features (vector line) problem

Part of a stream is now underground so I'm trying to use split features to break the stream into two pieces. The manual says to select the feature, then the split features icon, then draw a line ...