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Minimum system requirements for ArcGIS on Mac

Just looking to buy a new-ish computer for study for my PhD. I will be using ArcGIS. I know the ideally it would be best to buy all the memory and ram I can afford but I am self-funding on a low ...
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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 ...
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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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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 would appreciate instructions 'for dummies'. I'm complitely new with QGIS and all the instructions ...
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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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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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Can OpenGeo Suite co-exist with Homebrew-installed PostGIS/PostgreSQL in Yosemite?

I installed PostgreSQL (9.4.1) and PostGIS (2.1.7) using Homebrew in Yosemite (10.10.3). I'm just starting my way through "PostGIS In Action." I've been starting and stopping the server in Terminal ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Problems saving to an ArcMap geodatabse on mac side using Parallels

I am running Parallels 9 with Windows 7 on a 2011 27" iMac with 20gb of ram, i5 3.1 processor, etc. I am currently having trouble saving ArcMap outputs to a file geodatabase which I had created from ...
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Setting up PyCharm CE 4 to work with PyQGIS library in Mac OS

I am trying to set up pycharm to work with pyQgis library but with not success till now. I am using PyCharm CE v4 and QGIS version 2.8 I have tried to implemnte the instructions of several posts like ...
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Issues to be aware of running ArcGIS Desktop on Mac?

I'm considering upgrading the PC to a MacBook Pro and installing Parallels, and would like advice from other ArcGIS Desktop users who have done this. The performance aspects of VM-ware are considered ...
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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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Why won't my Mac load MrSID files?

We are trying to view MrSID files using Mac QGIS Wein and we have installed the KyngChaos versions with all the GDAL updates, ECW, MrSID plugins and Newest NumPY. What are we missing? Mac OS 10.8.5 ...
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How to load MrSID raster layer in QGIS on Mac OS?

I have just upgraded QGIS to 2.0 and now I can't load my SID raster layers. I now remember that getting them into 1.8 was a performance but I can't remember all the details. I have downloaded the ...
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Couldn't load plugin fTools due an error when calling its classFactory() method

When I start qgis I get a python exception: Couldn't load plugin fTools due an error when calling its classFactory() method ... 309, in _import mod = _builtin_import(name, globals, locals, ...
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Unable to run R in QGIS 2.6 - rgdal unavailable for R 3.1

I'm attempting to use R within QGIS2.6 on OSX Mavericks but cannot get R to run because rgdal is not available as binary for R3.1.2 (see QGIS log output from R execution console below). I have ...
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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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Import of GeoServer WFS into uDig not working

I'm trying to follow the example of how to integrate GeoServer with uDig that is on the uDig web page: ...
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Installing ArcGIS in Parallels

I'm trying to install ArcGIS - I have the Desktop Advanced Student Edition. I'm currently running Windows 8.1 on my Macbook Pro (2014, 16mb ram, 250gb ssd) using Parallels. When I access the DVD ...
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open project made on OSX lion on a windows computer with QGIS

I made a project in my personal computer (mac OS Xlion) and now I would like to modify it on my work computer (windows 7), Is it possible?
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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 2.8 PrintComposer, no coordinates shown

I tested under MacOS 10.10.3 and 10.9.5 now: In the QGIS v2.8 Print Composer I don´t get coordinates shown when I want to create a map sheet and activate "Draw coordinates". I can do all settings ...
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Error adding MrSID raster layer to QGIS for Mac OS X 10.10.2 (Yosemite)

I want to add a MrSID layer to QGIS (version 2.6.1) with a computer running Mac OS X Yosemite. I installed QGIS through macports from the terminal and all python packages through macports, as well. I ...
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ESRI GDB Support in GDAL / ogr2ogr on Mac OS X 10.8

How do you incorporate support for ESRI's fgdb format into GDAL / ogr2ogr on Mac OS X 10.8?
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Maperitive won't open on my Mac… I get this error message instead

Is there anyone who can tell me what's going on here? When I enter "mono Maperitive.exe" in the Terminal, I get this: Unhandled Exception: System.TypeInitializationException: An exception was thrown ...
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I am unable to load Geoserver Dashboard

I have just installed the OpenGeoServer Suite from Boundless and when I go to open the dashboard @ http://localhost:8080/dashboard I get a 404 error not found. edit: just realized that apache is ...
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QGIS won't read table columns in CSV import on Mac OS

I am trying to import a CSV file to QGIS, but it ends up looking like my print screen below (program is in Swedish but in the preview window you can how QGIS won't read my data correctly). I can't ...
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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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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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QGIS extremely slow to clip vrt on Mac

I've been using QGIS 2.6 (Brighton) happily for awhile but suddenly it became extremely slow during certain operations, after being reasonably fast in past use. I'm merging NAIP JP2 files to virtual ...
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Can't install QGIS 2.6.0 need SQlite3 on OSX Yosemite

I need to install QGIS on my mac with 10.10 Yosemite, I have already installed: - SQLite3_Framework-3.8.7.3 - GDAL_Framework-1.11.1-2 - GSL_Framework-1.16-1 - NumPy-1.8.0-1 but when I launch QGIS.pkg ...
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How to best get Qt Designer for QGIS plugin development on Mac?

I'm using QGIS 2.6.1 on Mac OSX 10.9.4, trying to create a plugin as described in the PyQGIS Programmer's Guide. I have the plugin 'skeleton' (main widget with header and ok/cancel buttons) running in ...
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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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Print Composer: Finder window disappearing when pressing save button?

I recently updated to 2.6.1 (using mac OS 10.10.1). When I'm in print composer, and I try to save my map (or open a new file, or do anything that brings up a finder window), the window disappears ...
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How can I open a GDB on QGIS for Mac?

I'm trying to open a GDB on QGIS for Mac but having no luck. Details: I'm currently running OS 10.9.3 on my laptop. I downloaded and installed QGIS 2.6.1-2 from KyngChaos I installed the GDAL ...
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System call gdal function in R on Mac

Hopefully someone can help me figure this issue out. I am trying to system call gdal functions inside of R using the system / system2 functions. Here is an example of the code: > system("gdalinfo ...
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qgis python error mac yosemite

This problem started when I installed GRASS. I changed one environment variable and then I tried fixing, then I uninstalled egis, grass gdal, then I upgraded to Yosemite, and I still have the ...
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Error after executing hex grid script in QGIS 2.6 for Mac

I hope some of you might help me in solving this problem: I'm trying to load a script with QGIS, hex grid from layers bound, with a population shape file (popp.shp in egis sample data folder). After ...
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Why is QGIS so much faster on Windows than Mac? (or: Why is QGis so slow on macs?) [closed]

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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QGIS 2.6: Globo & Qgis2threejs on Mac OSX Yosemite

I use QGIS 2.6 on my Mac with OsX Yosemite, but plugins globo and qgis2threejs don't run. Can someone help me?
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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 Mac OSX version cannot batch write output files after rasterization

Happy new year everyone, I have been trying to batch rasterize a series of .shp files using QGIS for Mac OS X, and keep coming up against a strange problem. I am using the QGIS 2.6.1 user interface, ...
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Zebra grid is not displayed in map composer

in Qgis 2.6, in Map composer, while selecting grid frame style as Zebra, it does not works. Also while drawing coordinates points as exterior in map convas, it is not displayed. Actually I am facing ...
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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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Models -> [Example Models] -> Contour lines from points: on MAC

I'm running QGIS2.6 on a Mac and can't seem to locate the "Contour Lines from Points" Example Model. Any help would be appreciated. SAGA is installed.
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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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How do you create a CSVT on a Mac?

I am working with QGIS on a Mac, and understand the process for importing a CSV file. But I do not know how to create the CSVT file to define the CSV file's data types. Can someone please instruct me ...