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What is the naming convention used for US blockgroups codes?

I was looking at the naming convention for US blockgroups but could not find and reliable documentation for it. US Census website mentioned somewhere that the 5 digit US county code can be split as ...
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Geoprocessing in violated convention environments (Microsoft Windows)

Our MapInfo and ArcGIS users have self managed file shares. I do my best to educate our users about windows naming conventions but years of violating basic conventions and personalities that don't ...
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Is there a QGIS equivalent of inline variable substitution in ArcGIS?

I am working through some analysis in QGIS and need to iterate through a layer of points and buffer each point and then export to a new layer. I want the new layer names to have the values from a ...
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Renaming output to reflect name of input using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

Every quarter I will be replacing the two CSV files at the beginning of the model. I would like the final Excel file and feature class to each have a name that reflects the input CSV file name (please ...
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In-line variable %Name% problem in Model Builder

Having a problem with the inline variable structure of %Name%. Attached is my model builder program. I want to be able to take the Name of the file (which is produced as a variable in the iterate ...
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Geodatabase affecting outcome

Why does my naming convention change depending on where the output is saved? When I save this to a .gdb, the name of the output is "tif", not final_mosaic.tif. When I save the same output to a ...
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python script to convert shapefiles in a folder to .kmz's with the SAME shapefile name

Pretty new at working with python and am Stuck...I have a "for" Loop that looks in a folder and, based on a criteria (Homes valued over 500k), creates .kmz's with symbology for each of the .shp files ...
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references for the colloquial naming of spatial data resolution

In our era of data deluge, many folks, including myself, quest for ill-defined "high-resolution" datasets. I suspect that colloquial description of spatial resolution as "high" or "low" is and will ...
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Is there a name for a situation when the place is clearly or unclearly named?

This is not specific to any system. Suppose there's a large red rock on a terrain which can be easily found and clearly seen and there's an artificial object such as a mall near that large red rock. ...
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output file naming

Alright, So I am using a batch process of raster calculator and in the calculator I am using 2 different raster files (meridional and zonal). This calculator will be running for 24 files of each the ...
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Naming conventions PostGIS Database

We are starting to build up a database with PostGIS. The database is supposed to be for a team of about 5-8 researches who work frequently with geodata and statistics. Has anybody experience with ...