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

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Creating line between two points with common field?

Does anyone know how I could create a line between two points that have a common code? For example: I have the start and end point of a pipe as a lat/long for a network of pipes, each with a ...
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Creating new feature class based on x- and y- coordinates?

I need to create a new feature class with four different points on it from various x- and y- coordinates. What is the easiest way to do this? Step-by-step instructions would be helpful. I should ...
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How to measure nearest neighbor in miles or kilometers between two point layers using QGIS?

I have tried to look for an answer to this question, but cannot find an adequate solution. I have two point layers. One is of locations by lat/longs of homes in Louisiana. The other is a layer of ...
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Styling point displacement for 2 variables QGIS?

I have a dataset with multiple sampling events that I want to style by season (or "temporada" in my attribute table) and "EP Chinook". Data is from a csv file. I styled with point displacement to ...
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Trying to perform kernel density analysis but obtain: 'error all input points identical' or 'error in executing grid expression' [duplicate]

I am trying to perform a density analysis of a point shapefile on ArcMap. I am unsure of what to insert for population field. I've tried the actual number of people in the census tract where my point ...
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How to do spatial join in FME by preferring points with same attribute

First of all, I'm new to FME, but I'll try to be specific with my question. I have two different shapefiles with point features. These points have information on bridges and overpasses etc. but are ...
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Why there is no “View Output” button for the command “v.to.points” in Grass plugin in QGIS?

How do i get or where do i get my output vector point layer after i run the command v.to.points to my vector line layer?
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Extracting distances along a line from postcode a centroid to the nearest point (bus stop)

I'm looking to measure the distance from postcode centroids (point file) in a city to the nearest bus stop (point file) along the road network (line file). In Qgis I can calculate the distance but ...
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coordinates in Australia not lining up

I have the following set of points (there are far more). Originally they were given to me without any decimals. I was able to correctly plot them into arcmap however they don't line up with my other ...
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QGIS points filter

I'd like to use the points filter tool in the QGIS processing toolbox to remove errant gps points from data i'm looking at. I've had limited success playing with it and I was hoping someone who is ...
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Place point label perpendicular to line segment

I have a point shapefile with attributes and I want to make the label be perpendicular to a line shapefile, is this possible? Basically my points represent houses and I want the house label to show up ...
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Point and Polygon Data refusing to display: corrupt data?

I have two sets of shapefiles, one point data and one polygon data. Both were sent as part of a bigger set of data. Neither the point or polygon data will display when loaded into QGIS. The raw data ...
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Projection for Calculating Distances in Continental United States?

TL;DR Question: I want to calculate distance from point to edge of nearest polygon for 2,000 points in Continental United States. What is the best projection to use? Full Question: I have two ...
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How to extract cross pattern in point data based on heading field, automated using ArcPy

I'm trying to automate a process to identify and remove a cross pattern in point data, as seen below: This picture shows the points colored by heading (degrees from North), with the exception of ...
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Obtaining road distances between each pair of points in point feature class using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In Calculating attribute for network distance between multiple points in ArcGIS Desktop?, an explanation has already been given how to find road distances from a certain point to each point in another ...
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Calculating attribute for network distance between multiple points in ArcGIS Desktop?

There is a road network and two point feature classes. For one feature class, I need to calculate a field to hold road (not Euclidean!) distance from every point to a certain point in the other ...
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Copying point features along line features by predetermined distance

first post here. I searched the forum for this issue but other cases were slightly different. Anywho... I have points in a feature class. Each point has its centroid on a unique line feature in a ...
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Merge single points to multi point geometry

Is it possible to transform a point shape file in single part geometryy to a shape file with multi point geometry based on a attribute. e.g. in the shape are 50.000 records in 700 categories, now i ...
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How to determine which points fall within a certain value in a polygon in QGIS?

I have a shapefile that contains different levels for food security. On top of that, I have mapped points for certain office locations. This is shown below. The country shapefile is extremely ...
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How to merge two point feature classes based on spatial location using ArcPy?

I have two point feature classes, each containing about fifty points. These 2 point feature classes should be merged, or the points of feature class 2 added to feature class 1, as feature class 2 does ...
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Display different symbols in QGIS using Point Displacement renderer

How to display different symbols (not different in size, different in shape and color) on the same point in QGIS 2.8 using Point Displacement renderer? I want my layout with symbols around the ...
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Densifying polyline to generate points at set distances using ArcMap?

I have a polyline, that I wish to create points along using ArcMap 10.2.2. I used the methodology suggested here, but I do not seem to be able to generate the points at the set intervals I desire. ...
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create a zip code value to points

I have a shapefile of points (samples collection locations) with their longitude and latitude and the number of samples collected in each location. My goal is to create a raster of the number of ...
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Can I use areal mean pixel value in raster for input to Extract Values to Point tool

I have a dataset consisting of a point vector file (plant leaf area) overlaid and georeferenced to a raster file (soil moisture) that I want to use as inputs to the Extract Values To Point Tool in ...
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How do I subset a points dataset along roads so that every other point is selected?

I have a large dataset of about 5000 points. The points are currently all about 0.5 miles from one another. I want to subset these points so that I get every other point and the distance between ...
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How can I get the value of a point that falls between 2 points of another layer?

How can I get the value of a point that falls between 2 points of another layer? I have a Shapefile of points with values representing the distance from an origin (blue in the example bellow) at ...
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Is there a way to “disperse markers” across multiple point layers?

I have a bunch of point layers which often have overlapping features. The disperse markers geoprocessing tool works within a layer but is there a way to do it across more than one layer, so none of ...
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How to randomly subset X% of selected points?

What methods are available in ArcGIS 10.2 to randomly subset a selection of points. For example, in the attached screenshot I am interested in keeping 20% of the selected points and deleting the rest....
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Create uneven, different diameter ellipse around point in QGIS 2.10

I am trying to make an attribute to show the uneven spread of the crown of a tree using the four cardinal points. I can use a buffer to show one feature, in this case a root protection area. But I ...
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2D point cloud to polygon

There was similar questions, but not exactly what I need, so I am asking here. Is there a way to create polygons from these points in the picture? >> The result I want to achieve in this picture >> ...
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Point file to raster

I have a point file of trees in my study area, which includes the attributes of each tree. Each tree also has a crown radius associated with it. I need to summarize the attributes of these points ...
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How to calculate Spatial Autocorrelation of grouped points in ArcMap 10.2.2

I have 32 points uniformly distributed with 7 attributes that comprises continuous values. I used the Grouping Analysis tool in ArcMap 10.2.2. I set 2 groups that have clear differences and are also ...
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Can ArcGIS only merge two shapefiles each time?

I need to merge multiple point shapefiles (in the same directory) into one point shapefile. After inputting these shapefiles and merging it, I found the final output only contained the data from two ...
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Adding Points to existing attributes [duplicate]

I have a table of 150 records which I was able to geocode except for 21 points. I'm able to manually geocode the rest of these 21 points. Every time I add the point, it creates a new row (which I know ...
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Combine digital elevation model (DEM) with point layer (QGIS)

I have two layers: The first one is a digital elevation model (DEM) as GeoTiff. The second is a point vector layer (start and end of street segments). What I want to do: Add elevation information ...
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How to find the concave hull for a cloud of points in 3D space?

The existing algorithm for convex hull is not able to capture the feature for a set of 3D points. Moreover, I found few mathematic tools have this function to obtain the concave hull and their ...
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Displaying nearby locations as 1 point (QGIS 2.8 Wien)

I am using an excel file to store all my locations and their attributes. This excel file contains coordinates of the same location measured on different dates. This means that the coordinates are not ...
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How to extract value from a raster based on lat and lon?

I have several netcdf files that I can read using the netCDF4 library in python. The data is gridded in 4320 rows and 2160 columns. I also have a list of lat/lon (in decimal degrees) and I am trying ...
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Distance Analysis from single point to multiple points on vector layers

Is it possible to do the following in QGIS: Create a text file that plots the distance from a single point (stored in one layer) and multiple points (stored in another layer). I have tried to use ...
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Easily find centre point of a raster in ArcMap 10 document?

If I have, say, a rectangular and georeferenced raster file loaded in an ArcMap 10 document (.tiff w/ associated tfw), how do I easily find its centre point and store that point in a points vector ...
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Finding distance and angle to points in point buffer, from center of buffer?

I have a number of buffer circles that contains some interesting points (the green points in the picture). I would like to find out the distance and angle from each buffer center (that I have in the ...
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Convert point to line

A little background: I recently completed a long bike trip and used a GPS to gather data during the ride, including average speed and elevation loss/gain. I imported the data into QGIS. These data ...
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How to disperse points in ArcGIS for iOS?

In the application I'm developing, a lot of points can end up having identical (x,y) coordinates. I'd like a way to spread them out so that a user can interact with them all, but the only things I've ...
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How to prevent markers overlaping other markers on map using QGIS 2.2.0

I have points with similar coordinates and displaying them on a map of Latvia they overlapping. How can I display all the points using QGIS 2.2.0 like in Finnish map?
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Adjusting sampling points to closest land surface QGIS

I have many sampling points in mangroves of Southeast Asia and am trying to extract climatic data for each using the WorldClim dataset. However, many of the points fall on areas classified as "water" ...
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How to add points to line at every polygon/polyline intersection and have attribute table including distance of new line sements

I am working with polyline shapefile. I need to add point data at every intersection of polyline/polygon which was no problem->simple intersection. Problem is, points were not added to the ends (...
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Geotagged HTML Pop in PDF

I am using ArcGIS to add geotagged images as points to a map which allows me to click on the point and an HTML popup comes up with the photo. http://www.esri.com/news/arcwatch/0912/import-geotagged-...
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Clipping points by a polygon attribute in QGIS

I am trying to clip a point layer with a polygon layer. My polygon layer has multiple polygons (e.g. country with different states). I am wanting to clip the point layer based on the different states ...
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How to interpolate missing data from neighbours in PostGIS?

I have a dataset with point data within a given country. Let's say my dataset looks somewhat like this: tree_id | species | age | geom ------------------------------ 0 | Ash | null| ... ...
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Equal distance points on polylines

In QGIS 2.10.1 I want to create a point layer out of my polyline shapefile and all the points shall have a fixed distance (in meters) while I use WGS84 as coordinate system. So what do I use for this? ...