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

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How to randomly move points?

I have a feature class with a large amount of points. My purpose is to randomly move these points to see what happens as a result. Are there specific tools or Python programming methods to accomplish ...
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How to convert points to lines?

I want to convert these points to lines, however they are not sorted sequentially along a line (by ID or FID), i.e. the converted lines zig-zag across the obvious trail of points. How can I join ...
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How to model a graveyard - one point per deceased or one per grave? [on hold]

This is a continuation of my previous question about our project on how to economically get away with the implementaion of a graveyard in a GIS system… On the graveyard we can find Regular ...
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How to convert GeomSHP to WKB

I have imported a point shapefile called site_locations.shp into a personal geodatabase. Now I'm trying to retrieve the data from the database using SQL: dbpath = ...
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How to add points to a point vector layer - QGIS

I have a point layer with multiple data points in QGIS, but I want to add some extra data points to it and adjust some info that we missed because the ground was wet and we needed to go around it. I ...
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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 to map flood areas from a set of points containing surface and height of water?

I am working on the damages made by the typhoon Haiyan. I use QGIS 2.0 with extensions and toolbox, and MapInfo. I have vectors, rasters of the place. I want to map the flood area along the ...
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To filter the wrong data of point positioning

I have collected GPGGA data by Novatel OEMV receiver in static single point mode. I have so much data (GPGGA format) and I want to get the static point axis by averaging all data. But some of the data ...
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Sample points based on underlying polygon attributes

I have a point shapefile and I would like to sample those points (just like the "Sample" tool allows points to sample underlying raster) to receive a table with underlying polygon values (interested ...
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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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How do I calculate the latitude of an end point given a start point, bearing, and longitude of the end point?

I have a line that crosses the 180. Given the bearing from Point A to Point B, how can I determine the latitude of the point on the line, given the longitude of the end point to be -179.9999? For ...
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Why did my data points shift position?

Here is an example of my issue: There are two point layers displayed in this image: The yellow dots are my currently used layer with the most updated data. The green dots are legacy data from when ...
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Raster to point: 10 rows in the attribute table per 1 point

I have just made Raster to Point operation. In the output, if I select a point on the map, in the attribute table appear I have just selected 10 rows. How is it possible? Where, in the Raster to Point ...
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New value in attribute table for big amount of points

I have got a huge amount of points. I need to change their value according to thier current value. Ex. I have got 4000 points. 1000 with value 7 and 3000 with value 8. I have to select all those 1000 ...
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Select points near polygon in Postgis

I'm trying to make a spatial query, but I think something is wrong with it: I have two tables, places (point) and cities (polygon) When I try to get the points within 500m to one point, there is no ...
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Can A PLugIn in QGis let me cut polylines where the points of another shapefile are [duplicate]

I want to know if there is a plugin/tool in Qgis, that let me cut lines of a shapefile where the points of another shapefile are. Thanks in advance!
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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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How to find nearest point for each point in current layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a point layer and want to know the distance of nearest point of current layer for each point in the layer. I found some tools in ArcToolbox about it , but they need two layers for input and ...
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Near/Spatial Join picking wrong polyline segment as closest? [closed]

I have a set of points near a street centerline. I need to find the perpendicular point on the street centerline, and use their x y instead of the GPS information of the original points. I tried Near ...
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Space time analysis. Finding spatial patterns (cluster&disperse) over time in point data sets

I am trying to describe/find statistically spatial patterns in a point data set of industrial sites. The points feature apart from their location, a date for their opening, a date for their closure ...
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How to calculate the average point spacing for a layer of points in QGIS?

I have a set of points and want to calculate the average point spacing for further analysis. ArcMap has the 3D Analyst Point File Information for this but I'm searching for an alternative in QGIS. ...
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QGis 1.8 fails to rotate point geometries with rule-based style

I have to do some visualizations in QGIS (1.8.0) and up to now I've been very happy with the new Dialog "Layer Properties -> Style", using the rotation-field to rotate Point-Geometries visualized by a ...
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Draw line between points from multiple datasets

I have 2 point datasets and want a tool or script to draw a line between all points in one dataset to all the points in the 2nd dataset. Is it possible? I have tried ESRI "Point Distance" and ...
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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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How to extend polylines to the nearest point

Hi could anyone tell me a way of getting my polylines to search for a point within a certain number of meters of their start/end points and extend to it? edit: There was some broblem uploading a ...
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How to convert points distribution toward surface information?

I'm working with QGIS 2.6 I have a points layer representing different bus and train stops. I applied a categorized symbology; each colour represents a class of value (field regarding time access ...
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How to obtain closest point of point over polylines layer in PostGIS 1.4 (without st_ClosestPoint)?

I´ve got a polylines layer (pipes) and a points layer (valves) and In Postgis 1.4 I would like to obtain the closest points but exactly on the closest polyline. In other words, i need to locate each ...
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Can't export customer's shapefile to latitude and longitude

I'm very new to this application so bear with me. I hope that I am missing something very elementary. I have a shapefile supplied by my customer. I need to get the latitude and longitude for each ...
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Loading lots of points on leaflet through time slider.

I'm trying to add more than 13 thousand point using Time Slider plugin, but as you can imagine the loading process of all these points puts a heavy burden on the map. Even the slider start to get ...
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Performing Point Distance analysis using Basic level license of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcView Version 10.1 and I need to perform a point distance analysis like: What is the distance from A to B-Z, B to A-Z, C to A-Z, etc? What are the steps that I take to do this?
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Interpolate value at a specific point using kriging

Is it possible to interpolate the specific value at a point using the Kriging tool in the spatial analyst toolbox? If not, then, how can this be done in Arcgis? To my knowledge, Arcgis only produces ...
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Loop for exporting shapefiles from an existing shapefile

I have a pnt shp with 50 pnts. I want to export each one of it in a separate shapefile with arcpy writting a loop. My problem is that i want the output name i create has a different name, e.g. for ...
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Assign Nodes ID to Polylines in QGIS

I want to consolidate data from various layers into a single layer so I can export it for use in an external software program. I am interested in how to selectively combine data from different ...
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Get points, along a polyline, at defined distance

I need to store into an array the points, along a polyline, at each defined distance. Example: A polyline length is 50m, I set the interval to 5m. I have to store in the array all the points along ...
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3d model to point cloud

Excepting FME, is there a way to convert 3d model to point cloud?
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Assigning values of points outside a buffer to points within a buffer

I have 10m buffers around line features and a point shapefile which has some points intersecting the buffer. I would like to take each point that falls within the buffer and assign it the value of the ...
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Add point button missing from CartoDB?

I'm trying to add a point to a map that already has points (table imported from a public source). However I do not have the 'button' on the right hand side in my 'map view' to be able to add in my ...
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CartoDB: How to I cluster by features? Is it even possible?

I have a set of points for a number of buildings in NYC. I would like to group those points into clusters per their respective neighborhood (ex: Chelsea, Upper East Side etc.). Each of my points have ...
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Mixing POINT and MULTIPOINT in PostGIS table

I'm trying to load a bunch of GeoJSON files into one PostGIS table. I get this kind of error: Warning 1: Geometry to be inserted is of type Point, whereas the layer geometry type is Multi Point. ...
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Is it possible to update only latitude or longitude in postgis?

I have a postgis database that contains Points created based on a couple (longitude, latitude), and I need to update only one of those two for a given point. I found that it's possible to do so but ...
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Geotagging photos with Point Shape via Time Stamp

I have waypoints which I marked with a gps device - unfortunatelly no track/route. And I have photos which I took at the same day. Now I want to interpolate the points to line and use this line to ...
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Creating a point in a fixed distance and course

How can I create a point in a fixed distance and course from an existing point using the Microsoft SQL SqlGeography object ?
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Creating polygons layer from point layer with conveks buffer

I have a point layer of >750000 points representing dwellings with district heating. Now, I want to create polygons for every n of points with a distance of n meters to the next point. I have a ...
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Measuring distances between simultaneous points

I am working with GPS data and so I have UTM's with DATE/Time information. I have 2 groups of species (moose and wolves). I want to join the information from moose to wolves that match in time. So, ...
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Reduce number of points, keeping most recent data within a given distance

I have a HUGE dataset of points that were collected along a route. The data may change daily, and the most recent data is the most important. What I would like to do is take only 1 point from a given ...
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Moving labels after converting to annotation in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to move some of my labels individually around some of these points so that they don't overlap with each other or crowd each other out. When I converted them, I chose to store the ...
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Point to Raster Converting Result

I had a problem with Point to Raster converting result. I had an Excel file which contains x, y and z values. I wanted to create an individual raster data from classified z values so I planned to use ...
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is there an operation for measuring constancy (ecology)

I'm looking for an effective way to measure changes in spatial location in a time series data set (whether an observation repeats in the same location between successive time-steps, or if it shifts ...
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Create Raster Surface from Points and Equations in ArcGIS

I want to use point data to create a raster surface which distributes the values over space, as defined by an equation, and NOT by interpolating. I have an equation to describe how the characteristic ...
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How to delete duplicate LiDAR points?

How can I delete duplicate lidar points. I incorrectly read the same las twice and saved as a one file resulting in duplicate XY points. How should I delete these duplicate points?