The OGR Simple Features Library is a C++ open source library (and command line tools) providing access to vector file formats.

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QGIS/OGR shp to tab export - crashing Mapinfo due to number format issues

I created a vector grid in QGIS and it exports as SHP -no issues. When I save as tab and try to open the file in MapInfo it crashes. According to ...
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How to unproject a UTM ESRI Shapefile over WGS84 extent boundaries

Background: I am working on a collaborative project in Python that uses GDAL/OGR to work with rasters and vectors. There is one function that attempts to project one ESRI Shapefile's coordinate ...
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Extracting x,y,z values from a postgis linestring to python using ogr

I am trying to load a postgis linestring into python (using ST_DumpPoints) and extracting x,y,z coordinates, which is working but extremely slow..and if i mean slow, i really mean it (yes, it takes ...
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Rectangle shapefiles with the same extents does not align perfectly after projection

I have a rectangle shapefile built with UTM19 coordinates using a python script, and then projected to NAD83_CSRS (EPSG:4617). I have a second rectangle shapefile built with the same method (python ...
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Geokettle Data Input from Oracle Database

i just installed GeoKettle and am trying to do some first steps in this. Can anyone help me with the data input step to an Oracle DB? I tried the OGR Input: But i seem to be unable to find the ...
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SQL SERVER 2012, Python subprocess, OGR

Need help with uploading shapefile with srid 102008 to SQL server 2012. I ran the ogr2ogr script in the ogr shell and it uploaded the shapefile within seconds but when I try using python subprocess to ...
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Why are OGR (MySQL / PostGIS) connections extremely slow in QGIS 2.0 - 2.8 (when compared to QGIS 1.8)?

In our project we have been using QGIS 1.8 Lisboa with a MySQL database placed on a server accessed via local network since two years. Everything is working fine and quick. The vector layers can be ...
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What is the area that OGR extracts from the (geometry) shp files for polygons?

The ESRI July 1998 technical documentation for polygon shapefiles at page 10 makes no mention of either area measures or length measures (apart from byte/record-layout matters). Yet OGR enables me to ...
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ogr.GetDriverByName('FileGDB') returns None

I installed: gdal-110-1600-x64-core.msi GDAL-1.10.0.win-amd64-py2.7.msi gdal-110-1600-x64-filegdb.msi from www.gisinternals.com I can open my gdb on the command line: C:\data>ogrinfo ...
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How do I get the domain from an OGRSpatialReference?

I would like to know what the projected bounds are for a spatial reference using OGRSpatialReference. Is there some way to use the GetProjParm method to get this information? An example of what ...
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traversing KML files with ogr python

i'm new to OGR processing and KML format so be gentle: i've got a series of KML files all containing multiple regions partitioning a larger area in each. i also have a series of geocoded points for ...
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No Exception Handling in GDAL/OGR java bindings: ogr.UseExceptions() has no effect

When a GDAL/OGR 2.0.1 swig/java operation encounters an error, the message is written to stderr but no exception is thrown within the application -allowing it to continue, which is highly ...
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Is GDAL/OGR (specifically CoordinateTransformation) thread-safe?

I'm using the Java bindings if it matters. I have a heavily multi-threaded program and this is one of the bottlenecks that I have in a synchronization block. If I could remove the synchronization, it ...
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Enable LWGEOM for OGR tools (QGIS 2.8)

I am doing some scripted operations on a Spatialite DB using OGRINFO, OGR2OGR etc. in the QGIS 2.8 OSGEO4W shell. Unfortunately, LWGEOM functions such as ST_Split() are unavailable and ...
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QGIS : cannot change the z-coordinate of a point shapefile using the wkb geometry format

I am using QGIS Desktop 2.5.0-Master with GDAL/OGR 1.11.0 on a windows 7. I am working on a little pyQGis script that should modify the z-coordinate of points in a vector shapefile based on a value ...
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How to export postgis points as blocks in dxf with ogr2ogr

I'm trying to export postgis points as blocks to DXF format. I have a simple table in postgis with columns: CREATE TABLE pod_com_azimuth ( ogc_fid integer, rotation double precision, pointtype ...
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Can OGR handle Esri's Geodatabase extensible markup language (XML) files?

The USDA Forest Service distributes GIS data as Esri Geodatabase extensible markup language (XML) files. I downloaded one in the hopes that I would be able to convert it to something less esoteric ...
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Append ArcGIS feature layer data using GDAL/OGR API

ArcGIS servers are configured with a maximum records count that they're allowed to return following a REST query. This maximum is usually 1000 records, which means that GDAL/OGR clients should ...
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Getting “Segmentation fault: 11” with ogr in Python

This is the code I'm trying to run: In [1]: from osgeo import ogr In [2]: datasource = ogr.Open('testdata.shp') In [3]: datasource.GetLayerCount() Out[3]: 1 In [4]: layer = ...
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How to compile QGIS with Oracle Spatial support for Linux?

I compiled it on Fedora and Ubuntu, but got error "Cannot get Oracle select dialog from provider." while trying to add Oracle layer. Packages in repositories don`t have oracle spatial support. Can ...
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How to join attributes by location with command line

I would like to joint the attributes of 2 shapefiles by location but with a command line (linux). This feature is easy in QGIS but it is VERY slow. Is there a way of doing this with ogr or pyqgis ? ...
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Custom python datasource to QGIS

I'm working on a homebrew spatial feature data format, and using Python to write it's API. It occoured to me that use some tool like QGIS to display my data would be very nice to have, for debug/test ...
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OGR-Driver GML axis order handling (GDAL, QGIS)

By default the OGR-Driver will swap the axis order to longitude, latitude for geographic coordinate systems. "Since OGR 1.8.0, the GML driver has coordinate system support. This is only reported ...
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Ogr: How to add layer description to dgn?

I have created a dgn-file using Ogr, but can't find a way to fill out the description for this layer programatically. (something like _dgnLayer.Description = "Highways") opts.Add("SEED=" + ...
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Naming layers in DXF using OGR2OGR

We have been using ogr2ogr to export data from PostGIS into DXF. Using the default behaviour of the export, all data are put into layer '0'. We would put data into a layer name from the PG table name. ...
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OGR VRT MSSQL example

I'm trying to import vector data into SAGA GIS from a SQLExpress 2008 server. Firstly is this possible? I would have thought using an OGR VRT layer would have been the way to do it, I've attached a ...
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Problem loading from MySQL in QGIS 2.10 on Mac

I cannot load a vector layer from MySQL in QGIS 2.10 (Pisa) on a Mac. If I goto Layer -> Add Layer -> Add Vector Layer -> Database I do not see MySQL in the drop down. I found this link. I did not ...
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ogr2ogr (or other) simplification of polygons with shared boundaries

I am trying to simplify a collection of 100,000 or so polygons containing nearly 4 million vertices. The data is stored in a 2GB shapefile so there is no explicit representation of the topology ...
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Command line join attributes by location using OGR

I have two overlapping vector files (polygons and sample) and want to do a spatial join from the command line to extract all features in polygons that intersect with sample. Essentially I want to have ...
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How to access a feature by specific field value using python ogr in an efficient way?

I have one point layer and one polygon layer with a common identifier attribute field called "N", same objects amounts but Feature IDs (FID) are different. I have to iterate on the first one and what ...
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problem with saving/processing layers in QGIS

I recently encountered the following problems with a shapefile in QGIS 2.10.1: when I simply tried to save the layer as a new layer, there is error message: "Feature geometry not imported (OGR ...
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how to reproject an image programatically in c# using gdal

I have to reproject an image programmatically in c# using gdal library. For the moment i'm a little bit lost in gdal and i don't really now which methods i have to use. I think i will have to ...
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how can I get the rest attributes like ATTV, ATTL etc. using S57 Reader?

I'm using GDAL to read S57 files to display them with S52 styles, but I was unable to get the attributions like "ATTV", "ATTL"? Do you know how to get it? I have put the two supporting files, ...
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Serving Dynamic Tiles

I want to display data (tiles and utfgrid info) inside MSSQL on top of google maps using Mapnik. I have looked into mapnik and setup a small prototype both with tilestache and also with node-mapnik ...
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How to write features in file geodatabases (FileGDB) with GDAL and Python?

I am trying to copy features from a spatiallite database to a filegeodatabase. The target FileGDB already exists with the required feature classes. I am using the FileGDB-API 1.4 on Ubuntu and Python ...
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Reading/writing utf-8 encoded data using Fiona?

So I have a 'cpg' file with my 'in_file' shapefile data (definitely set to 'utf-8'). I was using 'meta' to create the same schema/crs as 'in_file'...though it runs, my text fields are borked on ...
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create image out of geojson (gdal_rasterize?)

Short version: I need to know how I can convert a .geojson-file to an according .png-file (or any other image format) long version: I have a .geojson which was created by gdal_polygonize from a .png ...
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How to set time field when generating a GPX track with Python OGR?

I want to generate a GPX file with Python OGR. In particular I want to generate a tracks (layer of features of OGR type wkbMultiLineString) My script is below. I get the error ERROR 1: No such field: ...
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How to reach the geometry (polygon, polyline) of a dxf in python-ogr module

this might be a basic question, but I am rather new in ogr. I wish to collect all lines from the dxf file and create their boundary. I loaded the layers (ExecuteSQL( "SELECT DISTINCT Layer FROM ...
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Ogr Python API: set null values in feature

Im trying to convert OGR geodata from one driver to another, like the command line tool ogr2ogr do, but using the python API. My problem is, that the NULL values in the input data are converted as ...
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Loading virtual vector layer in QGIS

Can QGIS read layers in OGR's virtual vector format? It seems to work with VRT raster files, but it reports my layer is an invalid data source for vectors. http://www.gdal.org/drv_vrt.html I'm ...
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Converting MDB File With Unicode Characters

I'm using C# wrapper of GDAL and I'm having a problem converting MDB file that contains unicode characters. Lets take for example conversion to KML file, non-English characters are replaced by '?' ...
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QGIS crashes when trying to display features form MySQL

I import shapefiles into MySQL using the following command: ogr2ogr -f MySQL MySQL:GIS,host=localhost,user=root,password=root /home/user/Public/myshape.shp -nln Shape_table -update -overwrite -lco ...
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QGIS view bounding box on Add vector layer GeoGSON protocol?

Our server can serve GeoJSON with an optional bounding box HTTP parameter. e.g. http://our_gis_server.org.au/layername?bbox=xmin,ymin,xmax,ymax In QGIS I can add this vector layer as a Protocol and ...
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SetSpatialFilter worked unexpected when using ogr by python

I am using ogr python binding to read the shapfile, this is the code: ..... bbox="POLYGON ((20.18164062 30.63867188,20.63867188 30.63867188,20.63867188 30.18164062,20.18164062 30.18164062,20.18164062 ...
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Asking about OFTInteger data type in OGR/GDAL?

I created the shape file by using the feature field type: OFTInteger. But when I open the file in Arcgis (ArcCatalog) the data type is: Double (not integer). Do you know how to fix this (I want it ...
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GeoJson attributes encoding limitation

I have problem when trying to encode attribute values in latin1 using ogr GeoJson driver. Accent char are not displayed correctly. Is the geoJson encoding is limited to UTF-8? I cant find any info ...
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Transformation of OGR style data

I have been using GDAL/OGR in a project and it is going quite well. I have been re-projecting data from various source formats into a single CRS (using the C# bindings), but one issue I have come ...
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What is the best way to handle geometries between Python functions?

What is the best way to handle geometries between different Python functions? For example: I have a function that exports a line from grass.script. The line will be a parameter of another function ...
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Why is the performance of ogr methods different on different OS?

This question actually comes forth from an earlier question of mine . A short introduction. I was writing a program that performs near analysis and creates buffers for a set of points. On my Linux ...