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Plotting X, Y coordinates generated from MySQL database in QGIS

Currently running QGIS 1.8.0 on Mac OS X 10.8.4. I can plot points on a map using the "Add delimited text layer" plugin to get x-y coordinates from a text file. However, I'd like to be able to ...
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Convert a decimal degree to meters from the MySQL Spatial GLength

The MySQL Spatial function GLength returns the distance between two points, this distance is in the same unit from the projection. Since I'm using the WGS84 (SRID:4326) the answer will be with ...
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Check if a point is near a linestring with MySQL Spatial Extension (untrustable)

I have to discover if a given point is at least 500 meters (ou other distance) from a route line that exist in my database recorded using the MySQL Spatial. I see there is no similar function in ...
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Qgis: Select multiple layers in sql-Filter [closed]

I have a Shape-File with lines of streets. Now I want qgis only to show the categories: Type: primary and Type: secondary and Type: motorway. How do I do this? This doesn't work: "type" = 'primary' ...
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PostgreSQL, find points near points

I'm going to have a database with a 'people' table and a 'shops' table. I'd like to find all people within 500m of a shop, and details from both tables. I'm used to working with mySQL, but I'm ...
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How to add MS SQL table using python console?

I have MS SQL Server 2008 R2 database. How to add MS SQL Table using python console in QGIS?
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Which spatial DBMS should I select?

I found there are a number of RDMS have the spatial capability e.g. mysql, postgreSQL I considering which I should go forward! I would like to store the lat lon coord from the tracker to the db ...
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Solve Mysql Spatial error

Converting shp2mysql will leads an null value in geom filed. how to rectify the the problem. shp2mysql -s 32643 landuse landuse LIS >landuse.sql
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how to use ArcGIS cloud hosted map with custom data from mysql

I have map hosted on ArcGIS.com which I can use and embed in my webpage. I have few tables with latitude-longitude in mysql. is there anyway I can add it as marker overlay layer on map taken from ...
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How can I improve my Ray casting algorithm?

I have been using the following function below which have been working well to decide if a point in the polygon but once I have many points which is building the polygon say over few thousand it seems ...
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Poor Performance when using Spatial Indexes in MySQL

Re-post of a question asked on Stack Overflow when it was suggested this would be a better forum. I'm trying a little experiment at pushing a data set which is not geo-spatial but fits it quite well ...
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OpenLayers & MySQL

I have a MySQL database full of data about students (name, age, school, university, city, etc). What I want to do is to transform the data I got to markers on the map. To be more specific, I will for ...
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What constitutes a valid spatial layer when connecting QGIS to MySQL?

I'm trying to work with a MySQL 5.5 table using QGIS 1.8. I can do "Add Vector Layer", choose "Database", and successfully connect to the MySQL connection I previously set up. QGIS shows me a ...
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Import MySQL Spatial vector layer in QGIS

I have a spatial table called 'places' in MySQL, with a spatial column 'pt' (point). I tried to import it in QGIS and no points appear. I created a view 'places_as_text' which reproduces the table but ...
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Different results given by PostGIS and MySQL?

I'm developing a spatial database of administrative areas. I started out with PostGIS, but as MySQL is being used in our other projects, I thought I would at least try to create a spatial-enabled ...
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MySQL to GeoJSON - Formatting Issue

I'm trying to make a select on a mysql table and then write it out to a geojson file. I'm getting close but there are a few issues. Here's what I have so far: <?php require("dbinfo.php"); // ...
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How to connect to MySQL from QGIS in Ubuntu10?

I have just installed Quantum GIS 1.8.0 on my Ubuntu 10. I want to add a MySql table as a data source but I can't see any options for connecting to mysql. Can any one guide me how to connect to ...
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How to speed up this simple MySQL points in the box query

MySQL doesn't have nearest neighbor search so. So I try to come up with a "distance" that's reasonable so the number of returned query is around 20-200. That way innodb doesn't have to compute ...
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QGIS crashes when adding vector layer from mysql or testing connection to mysql

For a while I have been adding layers from my mySql database and all went well. Then I got crashes when adding new vector layers. Then I only got crashes and it is not possible to add layers from ...
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Why can't I edit polygons once they have been saved to MySQL?

I have a simple table with an id field and a polygon field in mySql. Using QGIS I can add new polygons and give them an id. Before saving them I can also edit them. But once a polygon has been saved ...
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How can i symbolize a map dynamically by data stored in mysql database in many tables (these tables have relationship through Primary Key and FK)

How can i symbolize a map dynamically by data stored in mysql database in many tables (these tables have relationship through Primary Key and FK). For instance "Disease Name"(chosen from drop down ...
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Problem connecting QGIS to MySQL [closed]

I'm trying to create a new vector layer and store it in a MySql-database, but when I test the connection I get an error with no detailed information at all. If I give an erroneus password I get a ...
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How to join MySQL data with GIS data using arcpy?

Here is my problem, I have a MySQL database with table in it that has 4 columns: ID, Owner, Address, Legal. And I also have an ArcGIS GDB that has a parcel layer that has in it a PID field. I am ...
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Convert Shapefile to MySql

I have used Grass GIS imported a .shp file; I now want to export this file to MySQL. I understood that MySQL will contain the function of all three the files necessary in a Shape file system (.shp - ...
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How to do Reverse Geocoding from MySQL/PostGIS Sql ???

I want to do reverse geocoding from MySQL or PostGIS SQL. I have shapefile up to town level of India. So I have a geometry boundary for each town. What I want is to first find the nearest point ...
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Drop Markers and MarkerCluster together from database

I've been working on my map which gets it's details from a MySQL database. I use MarkerCluster Plus to cluster my markers but would like to add the drop animation to it. I found this thread, but ...
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How to get only one feature from MySQL?

I would like to get only one feature from a MySQL database. What am I currently doing? I use the Add Vector Layer functionality in QGis to get the features (polygons) from the MySQL database. They ...
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How to change the path to the mysql socket in Quantum GIS?

I would like to use Mysql in QGIS. But when I want to create a new connection to the database (Add Vector Layer), I can't connect because QGIS is looking for /tmp/mysql.sock But I'm using XAMPP ...
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Is it possible to show markers from MySQL database with Javascript?

I'm interested if it's possible to show markers (latit, longit) from MySQL database with Javascript libraries like Leaflet?
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Trigger geocoding without having to visit page

I'm using Google's geocoder to store results in database then display them on a map on another page. The problem is that each company profile page needs to be visited before it's geocoded. Is there a ...
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How to access mysql data from python built-in console?

I'm writing a QGIS Plugin, and somewhere I want to present data from a MySQL database. It's simple data(strings,etc), not Geospatial, or vector data. I'm familiar with querying databases from python ...
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How to overlay points from MySQL served by Geoserver on an Openlayers map?

This might be a very basic question as I am new to GeoServer. What I am trying to do: I have a MySQL table that stores data attached to a spatial point and have latitude and longitude columns to ...
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How can I Transfer mysql wkt directly into a postgis table?

I have wkt geometry data in mysql stored in blob format. I need to get this data into a postgis db and am looking for the quickest-easiest way to do it. I have managed to select the data "ASTEXT" but ...
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How to make some constraint to be evaluated first in mysql?

SELECT BusinessID FROM tableauxiliary WHERE MBRContains( GeomFromText ( 'MULTIPOINT(-6.1928749092968 106.7651250907,-6.1771250907032 106.7808749093)' ), ...
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Implementing custom (Vincenty/Haversine formula) functions for MySQL vs Using PostGIS?

I currently am using MySQL for all of my relational data. I have hit a crossroads with geo calculations. Since, MySQL does not have good support for spatial functions, I am contemplating on using ...
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Reference materials for learning Google API V3 with PHP and MySQL (tracking)

I am new to this Google API. Now i wanted to learn Google API with PHP and MySQL. Actually i wanted to create an application that will track x,y coordinates coordinates on real time bases for ...
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MySQL GeoSpatial function for ST_Distance_Spheroid? Metric used in return Type of GLength?

Is there a ST_Distance_Sphere, ST_Distance_Spheroid equivalent function in MySQL's GeoSpatial Support? If not, any way to emulate this? What is the metric used in return type of ...
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how to find 20 closest points efficiently

Say I want to find 20 closest business near me. My table structure is like this: BusinessID varchar(250) utf8_unicode_ci No None Browse distinct values Change Drop ...
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MySQL SQL command to find points within a rectangle with spatial extension and index [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to find 20 closest points efficiently How to find points, sort them based on closeness, and get 1-20, 21-40, etc. Efficiently using Myisam and mysql Actually I ...
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shp2MySQL GIS Import Coordinates Not Correct

I'm attempting to import the Chicago Neighborhood Boundaries into a MySQL database from the shape files available at ...
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Accessing coordinates of polygon

I have designed a polygon in a web page and the coordinates are stored in the database of the type polygon. However when I check the database, I find GEOMETRY - 120B under polygon field. What does ...
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Calculate MBR envelope for different geometry shapes in different rows

I have some different kinds of geometry (Polygons and line strings) stored in my mysql database. On different rows. I know I can retrieve the envelope of one row with: SELECT Envelope(zoneShape) FROM ...
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Adding MySQL to Geoserver for Non-Spatial Data

I need to connect to a MySql table, which has all the attribute values and the lat & long. I am using a GeoServer Suite to host my raster and so felt the best way to go about it would be to add ...
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refactoring an XSLT processor with minor changes

having an extremely large xml-file - which is derived from the field of geo informatics. i got it from a German subsite or the OpenStreetMap-Project: the Geograpical-Engineering-site that deilvers a ...
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How to add polygon in MySQL database

I have a table which contains an field zoneShape of the type Polygon. When inserting some geometry in this field, in phpmyadmin it says: affected 1 row. The row is added, but the geometry field says ...
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MySQL: Query the envelope (mbr, extents) of a spatial table?

this question provides a solution to get the evelope (aka: mbr, aka: extents) of a spatial table in PostGIS, but I'm having trouble doing the same in MySQL. The ogr MySQL driver does this, and a ...
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Android GIS - Reverse Geocode using Shapefile (.shp)

I want to develop an Android application. I'm still a newbie here. What I want is to develop my app just like a GIS that can implement reverse geocoding. So I can put in lat / lon coordinates and ...
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MySQL Query to fetch all cities and POI's near the route

I'm implementing alghorithm to search POI near the route (array of Lat, Long points). My problem is that I don't know how to calculate distance beetween line segment and POI. Look at picture that I ...
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Would PostGIS offer an advantage over MySQL for a produce farm application?

I have a web app that stores the locations of farms in West Michigan. You can search for a product (e.g. "broccoli") and it will show you all the farms that grow that product. Right now I'm using ...
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Is it possible to query a MySQL database using the results from map.getBounds() with Google Maps API v3?

I have a MySQL database that contains a large number of polygons, one for each district on a map. They are all quite complicated and it's unrealistic to simply load them all at once. I've looked into ...