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

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How to select points within a certain distance from a line?

I have a file with a points layer and a lines layer. I would like to select only the points that lay within certain distance (a couple of meters) of the lines. Is there an easy way to do this? Or ...
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How to insert long/lat value in postgis database in the form of Point(x,y)?

I am having some trouble in inserting long/lat in the form of point. Currently, I have array of long/lat value and which I want to store into database in the form of point. However, I am unable to ...
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Switch selection of specific polygon

I'm using ArcGIS 10 desktop version. I have a number of polygons, let's say 300, in a layer. Each polygon contains information of schools, ranging from 100 to 250 points, in a separate point layer. ...
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Adding a point-shape file to a raster image with no spatial information

I have a raster image (JPG) of a fictional map from a fantasy book. I want to add a point-shape file in order to show main events from the book upon the map. My map has no spatial information (as ...
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How can I represent Time in GeoJSON?

I'm modelling a bus route as a series of waypoints. Most of these waypoints have just a latitude and a longitude and represent points along a road. However, when the bus gets to a bus stop, the ...
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How connect points with lines in QGIS?

I need to connect points with lines in QGIS. I am in this fresh out so I'm not sure how to do it and I need a little bit help with this. I read several posts i and tried to do something about it but ...
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How can I average point features spatially in QGIS?

I have a GPX file with track points and I want to average the points spatially to improve accuracy of the point feature. I can't just make a polygon and find its centroid as the number of overlapping ...
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How to visualize updating lines of bearing from a point

I'm working on a project where I need to visualize a constantly updating line of bearing from a point, based on degree of rotation around that point. My plan is to design a line feature with an ...
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Create points symbology with more than one parameter

In QGIS i would like to create symbology for points layer where the symbology will take into account more than one parameter (currently two). i.e.: My points layer has street names and house numbers ...
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multiple attributes in csv file to raster

I have a several large comma separated text files each with multiple attributes. Each text file is about ~2.9 GB with 21 million lines. Each line contains X, Y, VALUE1, VALUE2, VALUE3, etc. The X and ...
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Why aren't there LiDAR records in some black and white parts of the scene?

This is the actual scene: This is the corresponding LiDAR scene: The LiDAR data is from xyz file. The questions are: Why are there no points for the dark squares on the checkerboard as well ...
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How to remove points in QGIS?

I have way points of my field work, but some of points I saved are not related to my project. How can i remove them in QGIS?
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Find all points within 5m with same name on large dataset

I have a large dataset (500,000 rows) in cartoddb which contains data like this.(abbreviated for easier typing) cartodb_id | count | lat | long | name | the_geom 1 ...
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Space points out a minimum distance along a line

I have just snapped thousands of points to the polylines they share attribution with but a lot of the locations overlap slightly. I would like to create a minimum distance between points. I DO NOT ...
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.net arcobjects delete point feature by one of the attribute value

What I want is to delete a feature by objectID, currently I have got the objectID of the related feature, but I have no idea how to delete the feature, can anybody give me some advice? The ...
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Finiding Duplicate in buffer distance?

i am desperately looking for solution for one problem. i am having one Point Shape file, i need to check that if there is any duplicate point nearby(lets say 10 meter). i am not familiar with ...
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Finding Point Counts in Multiple Ring Buffers for Multiple Point IDs Using Python

I have a shapefileA that has 13 points. Each of these points is coded with a unique ID from A to M. I created 10 different buffers (representing different distances) around each point via the ...
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Comparing distances between old and new Esri geocode locator points

I need to check the accuracy of the locators between Esri's Streetmap 14_2 and Streetmap 15_1. The two layers need one to one distances measured between points that have the same attributes i.e. same ...
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Creating an interactive map that uses a point shape file to display information

I have a raster map, a PNG of a fantasy map, which has points on it. I want to create a interactive map that displays information (text) whenever you click on a point. An example of what i'm after ...
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Extracting the closest Point to a Line within a Polygon using ArcGIS for Desktop

I have the following shapefiles: Polyline: Detailing a road network. Polygon: Containing approx. 2000 polygons enclosing sections of that road network. Point: Containing numerous (OS Addressbase) ...
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How to access point maker

I have been trying to create random points on ArcGIS, my problem is I want them to be circular and have uniform distance between them, was reading somewhere and found out there is a script called ...
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How to load points in a SQL server polygon table?

I have a spatial table in SQL server which stores both points and polygons geometry and I am using the table to return geoJSON for API calls. I want to load some points to this table with shapetype ...
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QGIS and Ghydraulics: add attribute fields from intersecting points to line layer

I have lines (pipes) and points (junctions). There is one point at each connection between two lines, so that every line has a start and an end point. Now I want to fill the attributes "start point" ...
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Extracting point data / WMS out of (browser) geoviewer

How do I extract point data out of a browser-based map? In particular, I need the park and ride points from http://wegenenverkeer.be/carpoolparkings, but I cannot find their WMS or shapefiles, ...
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Update xy fields when I move points?

I have a point shapefile in edit mode, containing x and y coordinates. When I move the point to another location, the x and y coordinates do not update to the corrected location. I realize the x and y ...
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Multiple points showing as single point in ArcMap

I have a shapefile containing numerous point features with different coordinates showing the locations of schools for an area. When I add this file to a blank map in ArcMap all of the separate ...
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need to split some linestrings by points

please help me, i'm new in gis 1) i have а table with geom railways, which are multilinestrings (for example there are 2 ways one of which is interrupted, so this way will be multilinestrings ...
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How to calculate distance between points on a line in arcgis?

I created a series of points along a line (as a single feature point), in ArcGIS 10.1. I want to know the distance from one point to the next point along a line. I would also like to know the simple ...
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Generate line from unordered set of points

What is the best method to take a set of points and generate a line? There are too many to simply guess a "connect-the-dots" situation & These points do not have an attributes in which they can ...
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Defining and exporting a path from discrete points in QGIS

I'm working with elevation data (NED, SRTM, etc.) in QGIS and I'm wondering how I might be able to pick a set of points from my map and export the coordinates to something like CSV. For example, I'd ...
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How to find all points with certain elevation difference between them in QGIS

I have a point layer (xyz) and want to find all points that have elevation difference of 200m or more. I would like to then draw a line between each pair with the largest elevation difference. The ...
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Grouping points based of user-provided distance in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a point layer and I need to group/aggregate the points within a 1km proximity into 1 single point to create a new point layer. I was trying to use Aggregate point and then Feature to point, ...
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Changing sequence of point features into order along line using ArcPy?

The picture below shows that the order of attribute record for point features is different to their actually distributed location. How can I change or sort the attribute records into a proper order ...
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Automating Line Creation with Multiple Points

I have a feature class that has over 1500 points in it. I then need to create line segments from these points based on an ID number. For example points 1-6 have the ID 1, points 7-12 ID 2 etc. Each ...
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How to detect if point is on the left or right side of the line in PostGIS

I have a linestring table and a point table in postgis. I know the closest line to any given point. What I need to know is on which "side" of that line is the point. I guess I have to do that by ...
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Django Postgis Distance from point

I have a point where the objcet is and another point for mylocation. I want to calculate the distance >> object_location <Point object at 0x7f9ceaac7be0> >> mylocation <Point ...
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Error in Editing Point Shapefile: I can't add a new point feature

I want to add a point to a point shapefile. I place the cursor in an empty field. The strange thing is that the point of the point shapefile that is nearest to the cursor is highlighted. If I click ...
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Boundary from Points

I have a point cloud and need to process a very detailed boundary around the outer points. Is there a tool in QGIS? Convex hull is not detailed enough. Thank you!
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Highlighting point using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

How can I highlight a point using ArcGIS API for JavaScript? When I use the function of centerAndZoom, I also want to highlight this point.
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GeoSever PointStacker Renders incorrect position

I've been trying the GeoServer Rendering Transformations - Point Stacker. According to this docs there's an optional cellSize parameter for setting the "Size of the cells in which to aggregate points, ...
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Assigning Raster Cell data to Point data

I have 23 sets of raster data for different types of habitat (which I have performed Block Statistics on in Arc10.2, in order to create a 1km grid). I also have 5 different Sets of point data showing ...
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How to create soil-type maps using QGIS

I am trying to create a soil-type map of an area from point data using QGIS. I tried interpolating the data, since soil is continuous. I did this by allocating a number to each point type and then ...
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Export ground returns (.las) from classified point cloud

I have lidar data that is classified as several categories (water, ground etc.). I need to open this lidar data in some software (it will be great if it would be a open source software) and delete a ...
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Standalone Python script to split a polyline with a point layer

I have a polyline layer and a layer of points that are on top of the polylines. I do not have the ArcGis advanced license so I can't use the Split Line at Point tool. Can someone help me with a ...
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ArcMap Point Distance giving decimal degrees even when in projected coordinate system

I'm trying to calculate pairwise river distance among 60 XY coordinates in a small region of Mexico with ArcMap 10.2.2. I have defined my projections and projected both my stream network and XY ...
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Extract the outer points of a Point Shape into a Line Shape? [duplicate]

I've installed QGIS 2.8.2 since a few days and have no experience with this application. I try to extract the outer points of a Point Shape into a Line Shape, like a shell for the inner points. All ...
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How to find the distance from a point to a polygon, via another point, in R

I am trying to calculate the distances between a central point, and the edge of a polygon, along straight lines drawn between the central point and another set of points (where necessary extended ...
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Assigning an NTA code to a point feature class from a polygon feature class

I have a point feature class and a polygon feature class (NTA - Neighborhood Tabulation Areas). I want to assign each record in the point feature class an NTA that it falls into. Also, neither of ...
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finding the nearest point along the edge of a polygon

I have a polygon shapefile which represents a study area (island). I also have a point shapefile representing some villages. What I am after is to locate for each village point the nearest point along ...
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Calculate distance between two coordinates along lines

I have a map with two layers: a map of the streets of Montevideo, and a map of shops with the lat long location. I would like to calculate the distance between each shop and the nearest one, along the ...