In geometry, parallel lines are lines in a plane which do not meet; that is, two lines in a plane that do not intersect or touch at any point are said to be parallel.

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St_OffSetCurve with self-crossing lines

I have about 50,000 linestrings in PostGIS. They represent routes along roads. But I want them to be (roughly) pavements (aka sidewalks) instead. So I need to move all the lines 3 metres to the left ...
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Selecting only parallel lines along a center line

Read through the previous post how to find close and parallel lines but still looking for a simpler solution. Found several ArcGIS forums post on the topic but no answers there either. It seems ...
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grass r.watershed to larger rivers parallel lines to same stretch

I'm trying create stream channels with r.watershed grass64. However, it shows two or three parallel lines for the same stretch of river. The river is large in some parts, but is just one river. Does ...
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Find lines that have specific distance between them in QGIS

I have a rather large dataset that contains duplicated lines with an offset of 1m-5m and I want to find an efficient way to solve this problem using QGIS. Is there anyway in QGIS to find the lines ...
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How to select the longest vector in a couple of parallel polylines?

I work with ArcGis 10.2. I need to find the longest vector in a couple of parallel vectors. They are extracted from an Intersect of Streets buffer and a flooding limit. So I have sometimes only one ...