To combine two or more parts into a larger whole.

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QGIS: How to merge single polygons to multi part polygons by maximum distances?

I have a polygon layer with a land-use class and ID for every polygon. How can I merge polygons (into multi part polygon) which do not adjoin, but are not further than x meters apart from each other. ...
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ArcGIS “Merge” tool is slower on arcpy than when starts it with ArcGIS interface

I am writing python script on ArcGIS 10.2.2 and found some strange bug. I use merge tool to process 498 shape files (they are located on a hard drive). Using arcpy script it takes 6 minutes, but when ...
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How to merge hundreds of vector layers and sum attributes in QGIS?

I'm still at a fairly beginner level with QGIS and I've been banging my head against the wall trying to figure this out, so I would like to turn here for the internetz help. I am trying to construct ...
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Averaging XY points locations if in close proximity automatically over a large dataset in R

I have a point dataset (XYZ values) containing a few million points covering a 5km x 5km extent representing maxima locations. However there a great deal of these points which exist in 0.5m of others. ...
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QGIS 2.2 Raster Merge losing color data

I'm trying to merge a couple of GeoTiff maps using Raster > Miscellaneous > Merge but the merge is only coming out in grayscale. The geotifs are using palettes color. How do I get the merge to keep ...
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Merge multiple feature datasets while maintaining shapefiles for respective point, line, and polygon files nested ArcGIS

I've been doing some digging and a few days of playing around with my data in ArcInfo but I haven't been able to find a solution to merging datasets, which consist of many different point, line, and ...
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How do I create smaller maps for publishing from multiple tiles representing a large map using QGIS?

I am completely new to cartography and QGIS - I'm a writer, editor and acceptable designer (Adobe Creative Suite). I wish to produce PDF tour guides featuring maps that display a route. One version ...
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Merging polylines together keeping the attributes of the largest one

I have a set of polygons with polylines running through them. I am trying to assign the polylines the polygon ID that they pass through the most. I have already split the polylines to the polygon ...
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Merging and snapping Tiger line files

I have several adjacent (county level) TIGER road files. I want to merge them and create one contiguous file of snapped roads for the purpose of doing network analysis. Merging them is easy but ...
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How to merge multiple ADF files to a single shape file? [duplicate]

I have a set of adf file which use the same structure. How can I merge all ADF to shp file? Does the ogr2ogr command can help in this case?
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Are there any open source distribution raster merging functions within JTS or GeoTools

I'm looking for something similar to the combine function from the ISelectionSet interface from ArcObject's SDK 10 .NET framework on a more scaled down level. Ergo, I don't plan on using that ...
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Is there a version of merge in QGIS that works like “Difference”?

I can't seem to find a tool to merge files from the active TOC into one file... The datamanagement --> Merge Shape files only allows you to choose a directory of shapefiles to merge which is really ...
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merging TIGER Line shp files for better labeling in ArcGIS

When working with TIGER line shp data at county level scale the labeling of roads, rivers, railroads, etc. is cumbersome due to all of the tiny line segments. Merging the dozens of segments that ...
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Change number of cells in raster using GDAL?

i have 5 raster files and i want to merge them to one file with exact 50x50 cells because i have an R script to process it later. I tried the ArcGIS function "mosaic to raster" but it delivers a ...
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Merge Line Segments based on their length in QGIS

I have a layer containing line segments which are connected by their endpoints (e.g. as within a street network). I'd like to merge (union) polylines within this layer into one feature until following ...
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How to merge new values only?

Using ArcGIS 10.3 Desktop. We have a single feature class within our geodatabase which is a merge of all the other feature classes in the geodatabase. I would like to build a model that we can run ...
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How do you merge overlapping .asc files in QGIS with topography and bathymetry?

Firstly, apologies for any incorrect terminology - this is my first time trying to manipulate GIS data. I have two files. The first is higher resolution (SRTM) topography data for a region of islands ...
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FME Proccess to merge two CSV files not working

I am trying to merge two datasets of golfcourse data with almost similar information. my end goal is to have all the data into one csv file that have merged information from both csv files. I have ...
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Create random points in ArcGIS on a polyline in a polygon

I am trying to create 100 random points, 1 within 500m of 100 points I already have. I have created a buffer and can easily create 1 random point in each, but now I want those points to lie on a ...
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Create polygons from many small. Expand to include space between

I'm just a programmer without GIS-skills as such. Hence this question: Intro: I have a lot of polygons; actually each private-owned real estate in my country. I also have "counties" as polygons. ...
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How to union linestring data distributed on multiple layers?

I have four shapefiles. Each contains a linestring as shown in the image. Each shapefile is represented as its own layer in QGIS. I would like to union these linestrings into one polygon which ...
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Trouble merging 2 rasters using qgis

I am trying to merge two rasters using the "merge" tool on Qgis 2.6. Qgis does complete the process, but the resulting image only shows one of the two rasters with the rest of the extent with really ...
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Shapes not matching number of records

I am trying to merge features (polygons) from 7 subregions in ArcGIS (v10.x). Merge goes fine but when I do any other process on it (e.g. Adding a field, calculations etc), the merged file is ...
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Merge Raster Layers with Raster Calculator

I am looking to merge three raster layers together, we are only allowed to use the Raster Calculator tool in Spatial Analyst, ArcToolBox. Using ArcMap 10.2
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How to merge shapefiles of two countries with QGIS [duplicate]

I want to merge the shapefile of Nigeria and Cameroon admin level 1. I downloaded the files from gadm but I cannot merge the files with QGIS or find a shapefile of Africa having countries at states ...
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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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Combining edits from multiple Geodatabases into a Master Geodatabase

Is there a way to automate combining edits from multiple, single project geodatabases into a master geodatabase based off the date the edits were made without creating duplicated of the same project ...
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Processing Toolbox, avoid using empty layer

I have a process (on the processing Toolbox) I need to reproject and merge two layers (result of previous operations). Sometimes, one of these layers will be empty, in that case it is not necessary to ...
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Automated merge of polygons up to a limit

I have a polygon feature class with a field, let's say it's population. I need to find an automated way to merge these polygons up to a given population number. E.g. I have polygons with population ...
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How can I merge adjacent polygons and return all (adjacent and not adjacent) as Multipolygon?

I have a postgres database with administrative boundaries and their geometry. Each of those boundaries have an ident number. What I want to achieve: First I want to select all rows which are ...
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How can you calculate the union/merge two polygons in ogr2ogr?

I want to calculate the union/merge two overlapping polygons using ogr2ogr (as I have 300+ to do). I want the output to be the same as you would get if you used the 'Merge shapefiles to one' command ...
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Joining nearest neighbor small polygons using R

The figure shows a plot of numerous polygons (zoom in) made from a raster file by require(sp) require(raster) pol100 <- rasterToPolygons(r, fun=function(x){x==1}, dissolve=FALSE) There polygon ...
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Merge overlapping DEMs with irregular boundaries

I have a 10m DEM covering part of a state, a 20m DEM covering the whole state, and a 90m DEM covering the whole country. How can I merge them together, getting the best quality available in each area? ...
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Merging Layers and assigning different values [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Merging Two or More Layers I am working with three clipped layers that are shown in the TOC. I created these layers from a large watershed shape-file. However, each ...
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how to use union tool for merging more than two layers?

I want to combine different layers into one but I still want to identify different layers in the new combined layer. Union is best for this, but it doesn't allow me to combine more than two layers. I ...
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How to make digitization more detailed afterwards with QGIS?

I digitized already two areas, bordering each other on one side. Than I realized, more detail was needed! What do you suggest as a fast way to do so? Adding each time new dots/verteces takes so ...
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Merge Zip Codes to Create new sales Markets

Let me preface this question by saying I am very novice with respect to GIS. With this in mind, I am looking to merge zip codes into sales territories. Instead of plotting data by zip code, I want to ...
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ArcPy merge using a list from GetParameterAsText

I am pretty new to ArcPy so bear with me. I am having a hard time understanding how to feed a list of FCs from a "GetParameterAsText" into something like the merge tool. I have my GetParamterAsText ...
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How to combine/merge *.lul files to shape format?

I got multiple files, say 2500, I never heard about lul files before. anyway I visualised it in QGIS after number of attempt in Autocad map 3d and ArcGIS. it is basically like Basemap:Road,parcels, ...
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How can I join all data of two raster datasets in ArcMap 10.2?

I have two raster datasets in ArcMap10.2. One is displaying rails and one that is displaying a 100m Buffer to both sides of it. My cellsize is 100x100m. What I want is to combine the rails AND the ...
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Merge Error: Not Enough Memory

I'm attempting to make a flood plain map for a school project, and am using FEMA Flood Hazard Symbology for the legend. I've dissolved by a Flood Zone Field, but am left with two attributes both named ...
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Merge a table with a shapefile (not the same dimension)

I am trying to merge a table with a shape file using R. The shapefile's database is bigger than the table and I need to have null or zero values where the two data sets don't match. Table data no. ...
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Python scripting for feature classes (loop, sort, merge, and replace)

This is what I have to accomplish using a python script for ArcGIS 10.1: Loop through all feature classes and first add a field, then write the name of the feature class into the added field. Merge ...
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merging ecw images

Is anyone able to recommend a program/process/method for merging ecw images together. I have approximately 2000 ecw images (tile) that 1.5x1.5km each which together and put to combine them all ...
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Writing multiple file geodatabase tables into csv file with arcpy

I was asking a question about Merging geodatabase previously, (link: Merge from arcpy.ListTables() producing duplicate rows?) and although the script worked, it took more than 9 hours to run when ...
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How can I create a merged buffer in QGIS then count points that fall within it

I have a QGIS plan which shows ponds (as points in a shape file with an OS tile as a background) within a survey area. I need to calculate the total number of ponds within 1 km of each of the on-site ...
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Python code intended to merge files in subdirectories… not producing merged result

The short python code below is intended to merge a series of files (GIS files) which are contained in a series of subfolders. import arcpy import sys import os PointsMerged = ...
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What is the problem with the merge shapefiles tool in QGIS?

I'm having trouble merging shapefiles in QGIS. I'm using plugin ftools 0.6.1 and I get this: Any workarounds someone may know of? Thanks
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Merge or dissolve line features based on two or more attributes

I am working in Arcmap 10.2 and I would like to do the following according to the example table below, but I do not have a clue on how to do this. I am working in ModelBuilder. Is there a tool for ...
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FME - How to merge geometries that they are in a distance of x meters?

I have a CAD file which I import in FME. I have two different geometries. A polygon and a point geometry. Each point geometry has some attributes which I want to pass to the polygon geometry. Both the ...