The act or process of making a map.

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Web Map data display/filter/query

I have been learning as much web mapping as possible lately. I really enjoy it, as it seems what you need to know to keep up with the geospatial field. I do have a question that is probably easy for ...
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Adding Objects/Labels to Indoor Large Business Floor Plan

I have a PDF file of the internal floor plan of a large business building (~ 302x434 feet). This file has walls (exterior and interior), door swings, and furniture. There are no measurements or scales ...
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Geocoding Crime Dataset with Block Number only

I'm trying to geocode a list of crime statistics that include block-only addresses i.e.: 1900 BLOCK GRAND AVENUE 700 BLOCK REED AVENUE 3000 BLOCK MISSION BOULEVARD and a couple thousand more for ...
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European route E4 in geodata format

Good morning, Has anybody locate any kml, shp or gpx file with the complete European trail E4 ? Lots of google search navigates me to nowhere ... Dimitris
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Plotting islands in ggplot2

I'm trying to plot bodies of water on my map and struggling with islands in ggplot2. I understand the right/left-hand rule for exterior/interior rings but there is still a problem going from island to ...
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arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF fails to render layer?

Has anyone else had this problem? I have an mxd file with two layers in it, one of which is fairly 'heavy' (i.e. takes a minute or so to draw). All layers are visible by default. I have the ...
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List Joined tables

I've a question about arcpy List* modules. I have a quite large amount of data on SDE Server. Earlier I made a list of the feature classes , and tables in the mxd-s placed there using da.Walk and ...
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How to merge an excel file with a shapefile in r

I am new to mapping in R so my question might look trivial. I want to have a density map of US for number of phone calls for different areas. Each area includes some zip codes. I only have number of ...
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android app using a mapping service published on MY OWN PC as an ArcGIS Server IssueS

I have this problem been suffering from for a month I'm developing an Android ArcGIS App using the latest esri android sdk , I need to make my app get the map I want to show which is stored in an ...
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Bivariate Mapping (running a single variable regression and mapping r-squared value)

I am hoping to produce a bivariate map displaying the correlation between two variables (specifically percent SNAP participation by county against several social variables). I would like to produce ...
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Developing attribute data entry forms for GIS data collectors/mobile mappers

I have a project that involves designing custom forms for GIS data collection using the mobile mappers. I am aware of the capabilities of arcpad but i would like to know if there are any open source ...
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Shaded KML overlays on OSM tiles in QGIS?

This seems simple - but the solution is escaping me. I have a series of dynamically generated KML files describing simple, shaded polygons, with each polygon having a slightly different (externally ...
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Excel Table Objects get invisible and lose data after re-opening map

I had a case when I had to Insert many Excel tables in the Map Layout and it worked perfectly, exported perfectly, etc. But when I saved it, closed the map and came back to it later ALL Excel tables ...
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Using r, readShapeSpatial fails with simplified mapshaper.org shape

So I'm mapping out the postal regions of my country and it's an enormous, 5.4million row dataframe. I don't need every single little twist and turn of the boundries, so I was super excited to ...
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How to select and export points interactively by drawing polygons?

Does anyone know how to select a large number of addresses by basically highlighting areas on a GIS map you need names & addresses for and exporting them onto a spreadsheet?? Maybe there's no such ...
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How to load and reference historic mapping

I have recently started working with QGIS having used ArcView for several years. I am unsure of how to go about inserting historical maps which have no referencing data. I think it might be possible ...
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How to Access tables and feature classes stored in Dropbox using Python

I stored some tables and shapefiles in by academic Dropbox account. I am trying to write the code block that will set the directory path to the featureclasses in Dropbox to a variable that can be ...
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How to graph a line given a great distance (e.g. 100km) and the angle?

I'm new to QGIS and I'm trying to graph subduction zones and I was given the starting point (in latitude and longitude), the length (in km) and the angle (in deg). How is it graph correctly? I tried ...
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How to add 3D buildings in tourism map with ArcGIS?

I'm working with ArcMap making a tourism map in which I would add 3D monuments like this map for example. I have my monuments in KMZ format, that I can already add in the map, but currently view from ...
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Working with If Then Loop of Production Mapping Expression Builder and VBscript?

I'm using production mapping and I want to automate the colour of the text inside a table based on the status field. unfortunately I'm not overly familiar with VB. When I enter: "<CLR red = '255' ...
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how to apply automatically current visualization option in NetCDF files using arcpy.mapping?

I am trying to create a time series animation automatically from NetCDF files, containing each file monthly data for the whole planet for periods of 10 years. I am writing a python script that reads ...
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IntraMaps Roam does not update PostGIS database?

The QGIS project I created for use with IntraMaps Roam has a PostGIS database sync'd to offline mode (i.e. stored in sqlite on my hard drive). I do my edits in Roam and it goes great, the local file ...
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Cumberland C sharp .net mapping framework. Render a map on a picturebox and retrieve coordinates

I'm using this open source project to manage my cadastral maps and show them on a win32 C sharp application. https://code.google.com/p/cumberland/ I managed to draw the map on a picturebox, panning ...
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Districting extension malfunctions

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 districting extension. I was able to create a workspace that allows me to create districts based on census data. Once the workspace and all the associated files are moved ...
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Online GIS database building

My first post here and sorry it’s a one asking for help. A little background; I work a lot with GIS, mainly Arc but also MapInfo and Quantum, and therefore I am proficient in the use of licensed, ...
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How to map out commuting patterns by county?

I am looking to create a map that shows the commuting patterns in between counties. I am using data from Table 1 at this link. Obviously it will be formatted in a different way. Any ideas? Also, ...