A geometric element defined by a pair of x,y coordinates.

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Aggregate points with same values to polygons

I have a shapefile with 2M measurement points (each measurement point has a resolution of a 1/10). How can I aggregate points around each other if and create polygons out of it? They do not have to ...
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Point-to-point Link

I have a point layer of 64 points. Now I want a point-to-point linkage line layer containing 64*64=4096 lines. Is there a way automatically do that?
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Point coordinate shift after python toolbox processing

I am working on custom clustering in ArcMap. For it I have created a python toolbox, where I do the processing. However, as a result I get slightly shifted points (6-20 meters), while they shall stay ...
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Create pointe layer with table [duplicate]

I have a table with 13,000 points of geographic coordinates ( degrees, minutes , seconds) How I can create a layer of points ? QGIS or Arcgis . it is possible to create a layer of points with ...
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creating clusters of points with same attributes

I have a file of some 4000 points, which belong to around 400 different categories (species of rare plants). I would like to remove duplicates within the categories (which could be repeated ...
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ArcGIS Javascript Spatial Query with Lat Lng or X Y?

I am using Google Maps on the front end as all I need on this view is to show the points. When user clicks on the map in the view, it selects a point hence giving out lat and lng. I am trying to use ...
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Point-Line shortest distance and corresponding angle using FME

I want to determine the shortest distance and especially the corresponding angle from a point to a polyline. A solution using FME would be strongly preferred.
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Shortest path tool failed in QGIS

I'm trying to find the shortest path between two points (green and red points) on a road layer using QGIS 2.12.3. The roads layer has appropriate CRS. Before sign the "start" and "end" points I ...
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Creating points with co-ordinates in QGIS to upload to GPS

I have generated a random point within a set area. I have done this using the Google Maps plugin layer. The CRS is set to WGS 84. I want to get the co-ordinates for this point so I went into the ...
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Correlation of yield data within a buffer zone

Working with QGIS 2.12.1-Lyon, I am trying to compare one point (single shape file) with multiple others that fall within a buffer zone of 10m i.e. comparing one shape file with another. The end ...
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Creating Point Grid over selected polygon using OpenLayers 3?

I am trying to create an equally spaced grid of points. But these points must only be on land. I was using the polygon overlay of countries to see if I can use that as a mask. I have also tried ...
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Measure distance between points along a line in QGIS

I have a road network and different points connected to the roads. I would like to measure the distance between several points along the roads. Basically I want to do the same like the road graph ...
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How to extract values from multiple raster dataset from a location point in one single dbf?

Suppose I have 250 raster and my only concern is just a single point. The raster is arranged by ascending date. So if I extract a point value based on the order into one single file then I can graph ...
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many points to many line segments - and retain attributes of points

I would like to take a feature class of 22571 points (with time (in seconds), lat/lon and various other attributes but for now I care most about the ON/OFF attribute) and connect those points into a ...
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How do I reassign a point's XY value in ArcMap 9.3?`

I have a rectangle polygon I drew on a map and then added points to it's corner and midpoint. I drew the shape (representing a forest sample plot) where I thought it was best located based on 70 year ...
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Draw lines from points in QGIS

(I found here similar questions but they all reffer to ESRI's programs, and I use QGIS) I have a point layer and need to draw a line passing through or in the vicinity of the points (up to 0.5m ...
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Creating point to center of polyline?

I'm trying to create a points in the middle of polylines. The data is now in the form of shapefile. Is there an easy way to do this?
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How to easily enter a point feature in ArcGIS? (arcmap10)

My job requires me to enter point features into ArcGIS 10 which correlate to underground RFID markers that mark underground telecom infrastructure. Right now, the workflow requires someone to go out, ...
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Interpolation of point data with different scope

I need to interpolate a raster from point data (air pollution stations data). What I want to achieve is to distinguish the station's scope (or range or scale). For example some station's data are ...
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Colliding labels for point features in QGIS

I have a layer (point features) containing various points of interest (POIs), some of them have the exact same location. I would like to map these POIs and add a label showing their names. However, ...
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Anyone know where I can find a file like this for Pakistan?

Can anyone tell me where I can find a file like this on Pakistan? I found it on ochaonline.un.org I cannot find it when I search on there. ...
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How to move a point on a touch screen using esri map, dojo and javascript

I am new to map development. For touch screen devices, I need to add a point on an ESRI map and then move this point to other location on the map and get its coordinates.
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Rotate symbols perpendicular to line angle (ArcGIS)

I have lines representing curving streams (blue line in the Picture) and want to angle symbols perpendicular to the angle in their particular Locations (point features symbolized as red lines in the ...
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Create fishnet only where cells overlay point feature using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there a way to create a fishnet where cells are only generated where they would overlap a point feature in ArcMap 10.3?
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How do I create random points only within a multi-part polygon and none outside?

I am currently using a shapefile consisting of an area smaller than the entire study boundary ie. I want this to to be my overall study area. I used a raster to polygon tool and converted it to a ...
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How can I create a DEM from Point Data?

my boss gave me a small 3D-point-shape-file and asked me to make an DEM from it, wich I should put together with an older DEM of the same site, wich was made with Surfer. I created a raster-layer ...
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Extract raster values at points

How can I extract values from a raster by points. I prefer not in Arcgis. I prefer in Qgis or Mapwindow or other open source gis.
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How to assign a grid of point data to corresponding grid of polygons

I'm using QGIS 2/12.3 I have a point layer with modelled data on a 1km grid, each point has a value (0-5, modelling temperatures) and lies at the centre point of a 1km grid square. I also have a ...
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Create Point Layer from Raster [duplicate]

How would I create an evenly spread Point layer (Qgis), where each Point is located in the middle of a raster cell from a given raster layer?
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tweepy psycopg2 creating points, coordinate system SRID confusing

I am using tweepy and psycopg2 to extract tweets and input them in a postgres table. When I try to insert the point of the tweet I succeed in creating a point in the geom column I create. I however do ...
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Categorising Point Clusters

I have a point dataset of solar farm locations. The points are grouped according to which substation they feed into (see below). I would like to test the hypothesis that electrical output ...
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Make given number of points at evenly spaced on line in QGIS?

I have a shapefile lines representing historical flight paths of aerial photography. I have the number of photos taken for each path and the number of the first and last photo, plus the ID of the ...
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GeoServer SLD Filter rule before PointStacker transformation

I'm trying to apply a filter rule in an SLD, before applying the GeoServer PointStacker transformation (which groups points that are too close to distinguish their icons). This transformation is ...
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PostGIS convert point->raster->GeoJSON

My question is a follow up to Convert a raster to GeoJSON polygons in PostGIS I'm trying to accomplish querying point data from the database, and then turn that into a raster for calculating ...
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Nearest distance between point layer and line layer, QGIS

I have two layers , line and point layer. I need to make line layer which connect all points to nearest line features? Is someone made a plugin for qgis? This is very important tool which missing in ...
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Invalid join selectivity error in postgis 2.1.3

I have 2 tables, one for points and one for polygons. I want to find points falling within theese polygons, so I quered: select p.id, l.id from points p inner join polys l on st_contains(l.geom, ...
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Selecting many maximum points within polygons

I've got a point layer with three values such as high, age etc. and polygon layer with many forest area. What I want to do is to select the 100 maximum (highest) points in every polygon. I can't do ...
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Creating polygons around extent of similar points using ArcGIS Desktop?

I've millions of points collected for lithology layer. They have used a coding for different types of rocks. I need to create a polygon around the extent of similar points. What is the easiest ...
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Calculating distance between points from table of UIDs [ArcMap]

I have a .dbf file containing pairs of point feature Unique Identifiers (UIDs), and need to calculate the straight-line distance between each of these pairs. The XY coordinates of the individual ...
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ArcGIS - Locate features along routes returning double results?

I am using locate features long routes using a points layer and a routed polyline network. Each point has a unique ID. My end goal is to determine is a point is to the left or right of the line. ...
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Build network based on shortest distance between points

Is there a way to build a network based on the shortest distances between each point of a point layer. I have occurrence data from species (as points) and want to estimate whether there are one or ...
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How to generate random points with minimum distances between points in multiple polygons

I am looking to create random points for a random stratified survey. There are three different categories being surveyed; for each, I have a single shapefile, each containing a number of polygons. I ...
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How do I assign elevation labels to a custom set of points in QGIS?

Im trying to create topographic surveys using georeferenced images from a drone and a DEM/orthomosaic which has been created using Photoscan. I've managed to create contours and label them with ...
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Create Point - measure distance to point layer- accounting for terrain [closed]

How can I - select a point / location- they pass us a location, that will be a point from one of a series of preexisting layers (which may include lat long or mailing address, but not generally. ...
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Changing point data coordinate system without moving points in QGIS?

I made a mistake regarding coordinate systems and lining up two layers. I have a raster with elevations in EPSG:2949. I created a point data shapefile and entered about 600 hundred points manually ...
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How do you add an image to a point location in ArcGIS 10.3?

I have a set of point locations (groundwater wells) and a graph of groundwater elevation for each location. Is there a way to show the graphs at their respective locations on the map, without having ...
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Label points at regular intervals using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm working with lines on roads represented by a large number of sequencial points. Since labeling all of them would make the points impossible to identify, I'd like to know if there is a way to label ...
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How to connect centroids of lines sharing the same intersection in QGIS?

I'm looking for a big help to accomplish the following task: I have this street network of the center of Turin (IT), composed by lines representing streets, and black points representing ...
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How to group 10k points into closest pairs?

I was first faced with a problem of grouping 1000 pairs into unique pairs to minimise the total distance - since this was a small number I solved it using linear optimisation: Part 1 - Basic/Naive ...
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how can we save vector layer as a file in openlayers

Im using mapserver + openlayer for GIS API and im new to GIS. I'm done with drawing line, point and polygon features in openlayer. but not being able to save it in some shapefile afterwards i got to ...