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

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Determining closest representation of polygon as collection of points+radii

Have a bit of a tough question, which I realize there may not be an easy solution to. Figured what better place to ask. I'm attempting to transform a polygon into a series of arbitrary points with ...
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Getting null values using Point sampling tool in QGIS 2.0.1

I would like to obtain the information of a raster layer at some points. Apparently the Point sampling tool does the job. I have used this tool, and all the raster values extracted at specific points ...
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Reading Points as PolyLines

I'm currently developing an Android app where I need to show some information on a map, which is stored as Shapefiles (.shp + .shx + .dbf). I noticed that when the shapefile is opened in QGis, a nice ...
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Creating density map from point data?

I have point data, where one point represents one 1 storm water outfall, looks like this: (point data is across all of Long Island, New York). I am having a bit of difficulty finding the best tool ...
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TIN file to a POINT file

I have some bathymetry data in TIN format; I am able to open this in arcmap and view the terrain. However I need to use this data within a simulation framework called Delft3D, which needs the ...
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QGIS Rasterization of points

I have a point vector layer and want to make it a raster. Trouble is that many points are very close to each other, so unless I specify a very small resolution of the raster cells, likely several ...
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Calculate distance between point and linestring and how to represent that on QGIS?

I have loaded my data with osm2pgrouting and I have my network with ways (Linestring) and nodes (Point). The problem is : I have a database of doctors addresses (point) and I should calculate the ...
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How to view LiDAR data from a web browser?

I am looking to host lidar data on my own server and give clients the ability to view that data through a web browser as a 3D point cloud (file would be in .las format or equivalent), possibly with ...
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QGIS polygon centriods - How are they created?

I have been using QGIS to analyses spatial data and I created polygon centroids with the vector geometry tools. Now for a report I have to explain how these centroids were created. I have not been ...
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how to remove a point or polygon in shapely python

I want to place minimum number of sensors(circles) to cover a maximum area(polygon). I am using "Shapely",python module. I want to know if a sensor i.e a point buffer inside the range of the other ...
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Adding end nodes to a line

I'm hoping someone can help me here. I have a line feature and what I am trying to achieve is to determine is in which direction the line ends. I understand that this could be achieved with ...
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How to set a minimum point snap distance?

There are two points: A and B. I need to snap any points within a 65 m search radius (blue buffer) of point A. However, the snap distance of B needs to be exactly 5m apart from A (i.e. located ...
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Iterating over all features in featureclass to intersect them individually with polygon using ArcPy?

I've got a point featureclass, and I'm trying to individually intersect each feature with a polygon featureclass to get some information about which polygon each feature is in. I did one intersect ...
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Intersection of two polyline geometries not returning expected coordinates?

T2B = arcpy.Array([arcpy.Point(1,2),arcpy.Point(-1, -2)]) L2R = arcpy.Array([arcpy.Point(0, 2), arcpy.Point(1, -2)]) L2R_line = arcpy.Polyline(L2R) T2B_line = arcpy.Polyline(T2B) cent = ...
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How to analyse point data as covariate for areal data

I have two data sets: a) a set of polygons with areal data variables. b) point measures of various co-variates of interest (note I do not necessarily have a point for each polygon) How do I ...
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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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Point to point and point to line [closed]

I have several points. These points are far from some lines. I want to make the following: If two points are closer to each other than the maximum distance of one of these points to the closest ...
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Creating a line (closest vertex to line)

I am working in reorganising our utility data. Two years ago, we have started collecting Private Service water line. We still have a lot of them to extract from old Record Drawings. I was ...
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Can I create a cross section from points along a line without using a DEM in QGIS?

I have a set of points perpendicular to a river and would like to present a cross section of them. Like a simple graph in Excell for example, with Z as y axis and distance along the line as the x ...
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Density analysis producing extreme values?

I have point data of gas flares and I am trying to create a simple density raster of those flares. Results are either 0 or in the 100,000-1,000,000 range (when there's 5 to 40 or so points in each ...
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How do I create point features with exact coordinates?

How do I create point features with exact (manually entered) coordinates in QGIS? I get precise GPS coordinates from a survey team which I need to add to a point layer. What I want: -Add point, type ...
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Buffers with Varying Distances around a Set of Points

I have set of points in one shapefile and I have a table with a unique identifier that matches each point. I want to make a buffer around each point, according to the radius that I have specified in ...
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converting random point order into polygons

We received a kml file with polygons but the points are not in a logical sequence and we end up with strange overlapping shapes that are supposed to be an open polygon. We did identify a point near ...
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How to create points in a specified distance along the line in QGIS?

I want to use QGIS creating points along the line, but in specified distance. I found two GRASS tools in SEXTANTE Toolbox: v.to.points v.segment I tried v.to.points, setting the maximum distance ...
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How to calculate point from lat/long, angle, and distance? [duplicate]

I am trying to calculate the point from a given lat/long, a bearing, and a distance. This is for plotting weather given a aeronautical way point. For example: Given a waypoint with a known ...
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Calculating distances between points two feature datasets

I will do my best to explain my problem. I have two feature datasets. One set has about 100 points that are "city centers." The other dataset has points for each census tract in each of these 100 ...
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Export a large raster to a comma or tab delimited text file in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop

I have a large raster with multiple attributes in 200-meter cells, and I would like to export this to a tab or comma delimited file which contains the X,Y coordinates and all of the attributes. If ...
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How do you hide a feature within a point layer?

I know this is basic, but for the life of me I can not remember how to hide/disable a specific feature point within a point layer. This seems like it should be a 2-3 click solution, but working with ...
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Setting up drawing order for point shapefile

I am having a difficulty with creating polyline feature from a point dataset that represents a boundary. This dataset consists of 5084 points which are randomly ordered. I have no Network Analyst ...
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How can I create random points along a polyline in QGIS?

I am trying to create random points along a polyline shapefile in QGIS. Basically, like the 'random points' tool in 'research tools' but for polylines instead of polygons. I have tried converting ...
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TIFF/Raster to Point shapefile question

Apologies in advance if this question is incredibly basic, but I've been googling around and I just don't know where to start. I've downloaded some nighttime luminosity data from NASA, and the data ...
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Spike finder in PostGIS

I tried to modify spikeRemover from Schmidt & Krüger. My goal it's to obtain, for each polygon, the position of the spikes. I don't need to remove it. For some reason, that I can't figure out, my ...
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Change points to polygon

I have a map which has one data point per zip code. I would like to change those points to zip code polygons. Any ideas on how to go about it?
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Use python to execute GRASS module v.distance

I have successfully use python script to import a line shapefile and a point shapefile into GRASS, and the following are their attribute table in QGIS, line shapefile point shapefile Now I want ...
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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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PyQgis: How can I “append” features to a Vector Layer instead of “stacking” them?

As I read data from a text file and add points to a QgsVectorLayer (as well as related attributes), each new record gets 'stacked' on top of the previous one in the Attribute Table (and within the ...
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Extracting outtermost points from a irregular grid of points

Good day to all, I am using Arcmap 9.3, and would like to remove all points inside an irregularly placed grid, except the outermost (boundary) points. For example, I would like to keep the black ...
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Extract address data / Query point in administrative boundary

I try to create a DB in postgreSQL with all the postal adress data for a specific country. Actually I have this table full of data: id integer NOT NULL DEFAULT nextval('plz_id_seq'::regclass), ...
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Project point to map with Arcpy using GPS Coordinates

I am trying to create a new layer with just a single point using arcpy. All that is provided is a gps lat and long. It seems like it should be a simple problem but I just can't get it to work. I've ...
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polygon from exterior points

How to convert points data to polygon, so as to form polygon from exterior point as shown above
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Determining if polygon contains point to populate point's field with polygon's name using arcpy.da?

Am trying to check if the points in a point shapefile are contained within a polygon shapefile and if so, to populate a field in the point shapefile with the name of the polygon and to populate the ...
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Is there a “Disperse Markers” tool for QGIS?

I am using ArcGIS, but either I would like to use QGIS and maybe want to switch completely later. A have a point overlapping problem, as a result of geocoding of addresses. I have not found any ...
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How do i snap points to crossroads using ArcGIS 10.2?

I have some points (370 points) in a layer . These points must snap to crossroad layer . I could'nt find any tools in arcmap to snap points to crossroad layer. Is there any way to snap these points to ...
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Problems converting polygon to point [closed]

I'm trying to convert polygons to points with ArcGIS 10. My polygon layer has 2 attributes that I want to give to my point layer. I'm using the Feature to Point function from the Arctoolbox, but it ...
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Finding distance of point along polyline?

We need to find the distance of a series of point along a given polyline. We have a polyline dataset repsenting rivers in a catchment, broken up into river reaches (FID 1 through 35 for example). We ...
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Authoring map with advanced gradient symbol for ArcGIS web service?

I need to prepare a web service which will display the gradient of polygon points values. It has to look just like in this picture: link to the picture (please ignore the arrows). Each polygon is ...
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I have a table with a series of lat/long points - how do I convert them into polygons?

I have an Excel sheet with about 150 points (lat and long in decimal degrees) which belong to about 15 different polygons. The columns I have are FID, NAME (the same between polygons), POINTS (points ...
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Where are the settings that control when clustering starts and stops?

We have a SDE set up on a SQL Server and we're using the Silverlight API. Our layer has buildings on it. The flare clustering and large clusters show when the map is opened and the actual buildings ...
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Calculating angle between two points (according to reference point)?

I need to calculate the angles between two points on ArcGIS. I have ArcInfo License, too. I have 5 points on a diagram. One of them is my reference point. The other four creates angles between each ...
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How to show coincident point with different symbology in webgis?

our team have develop an webgis using ArcGIS silverlight API 3.1 .we have some points in database.These points are save in a table in sql server 2008R2 not in Geodatabase.The points have same ...