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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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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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DXF Export won't work

I'm new to using GIS data. Using QGIS I'm trying to export a DXF file from a .shp file from the NYC OpenData site. I can open the file, pan, zoom, select the area I want to export, etc, but when I ...
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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 2....
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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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QGIS installation failed - requires matplotlib which has been installed by Anaconda

Is there any way to specify python environment variable to solve this? When I tried to install QGIS on my machine - mac OS 10.9 and Anaconda has installed numpy, scipy, and matplotlib, I got the error ...
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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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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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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 - -2.9999e+...
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Qgis delimited text layer from an excel file converted to .csv

I'm trying to add a delimited text layer using coordinates. The file has been created in excel and then converted to a csv file in the saving. When I put it into Qgis it doesn't recognise the headings-...
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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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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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QGIS 1.8.0 Mac can't create ring

Can anyone spot what is wrong here? I've selected single feature, the existing rings are obvious, it's not intersecting anything (even a feature in another layer...
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Mean coordinates in QGIS

I am using QGIS v 1.7.4 for MAC and I am trying to calculate mean coordinates for a set of points using ftools. To calculate my result I am going to Vector -> Analysis tools -> mean ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Why I cannot export OSM map as a .pdf/.jpeg in QGIS 2.4?

I have installed on my Mac OSX 10.9.5 the version QGIS 2.4. My problem is that I cannot export any Open Street Map with the Composer and I do not understand why? The thing is that I imported the OSM ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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install QGIS 2.14.3 on Mac OS 10.11.4: How do I get past the “Verifying 'GDAL Complete.pkg'…” message?

Trying to install QGIS 2.14.3 on Mac OS 10.11.4 I am following the helpful guide here: http://drjill.net/10-step-guide-to-install-qgis-on-a-mac/ - Security set to install downloads from Anywhere. At ...
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MrSID PlugIn for QGIS for Mac

I have copied the lib files to the correct folder in the directory. /library/Application Support/GDAL/1.11/Libraries I am missing the gdal_MrSID.dylib file from the PlugIns folder /...
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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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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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The 'mosaic' of my maps on Qgis won't show up in the work space but individual maps do

I have made a 'mosaic' of my maps on QGIS (version 2.10.1-Pisa) yet when I select and un-select each individual map it appears and disappears. I won't 'zoom to layer' and even when 'shown in overview' ...
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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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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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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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QGIS very slow startup on Mac

I am experiencing startup times of c5 minutes (!) for QGIS 1.8 on my Mac Mini with 2.4GHz processors and 8G RAM. I have just 4 python plugins and only a handful of shapefiles/data layers so I can not ...
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Qgis on MacOS. Color picker does not show?

Style palette in my Qgis does not work. When choose Properties, Style on a Shape layer and click Change color only an empty dialog of 1 X 1 cm shows up. What do I do wrong? Mac OS 10.6.8, Qgis 1.8