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Postcode Shape Files for The USA

I'm using ODL Studio to draw US zip codes, and though I can download the free database and get it to load, I can't figure out how to draw boundaries. The tutorial provided on their site explains how ...
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Batch merging shapefiles from different folders, different subfolders

I tried some of the scripts I found but none worked so far. What I am trying to do is batch merging hundreds, maybe thousands of shapefiles from different folders/sub-folders into a single shp or ...
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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/cluster smaller contiguous polygons to form larger ones?

Any help you can give an inexperienced college GIS user would be greatly appreciated. I am using both ArcGIS ArcMap 9.3 and 10 on desktop (i.e. not online), and the only info I can find on License ...
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Merge vector layers to fill gaps in QGIS

I have a zip code map which I added per zip code data too (a regional director for each zipcode), and then dissolved the map based on the director attribute. As you may or may not know, zip codes are ...
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Merge shapefiles to one tool not working?

When using the data management tool "Merge shapefiles to one" in QGIS why is it copying one of my shapefiles instead of merging the two together as it should?
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Script for selective dissolving of multiple features

I am kinda new to Python and arcpy and have done some basic online courses on this. So I do have an idea how these scripts are structured/written and how they work. Now I have to perform a seemingly ...
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Merging small area units [duplicate]

I am working with population data organised in parish units for the whole of Denmark. Many parishes are very small (ie <500 inhabitants compared to a median of around 1500) so I plan to merge these ...
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Can't plot polygons with R and ggplot2

I am new to shapefiles so I maybe ask some stupid questions, sorry. I want to plot a map of my region, with colour filled polygons using R. I have downloaded municipal (lines) and province (polygons) ...
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Merge polygon based on other line shape file PostGIS

I have a polygon shape file and a line shape file. I would like to merge two polygons which shares the same border along with line shape. Finally the line should be removed in polygon shape file. In ...
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Merge two vector layers with different granularity

Beginner at QGIS here. I have two vector layers. One represents country boundaries for the whole world. The other one represents region boundaries, but only for OECD countries. I would like to ...
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Merging polygons which have different coordinate system with map coordinate system?

in order to merge the polygon I go to editor tool and then select merge, however in my case when I want to edit it is giving me this statement" the layers are in a different coordinate system than the ...
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Merge Feature Records with Identical Parameters in Two Different Fields using ArcPy or SQL [SOLVED]

I'm trying to merge feature records based on identical parameters in two different fields using Python or SQL. I have a polygon feature class with ~800 records, that I've intersected with another ...
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Joining rainfall data to point features using ArcPy?

I have 180 point feature classes with rainfall totals. Each feature class represents one days rainfall for a region and has around 36K points (think of each point as a weather station in the region). ...
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QGIS MergeShapes Error

I am using the MergeShapes plugin with QGIS 1.8.0 on a Windows 7 computer. The issue I am having is when I perform a merge from a directory based on one geometry type, and then switch the geometry ...