Process of creating geometric polygon features.

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Finding tool to divide polygon into specific areas in ArcGIS?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 and am trying to divide a polygon into several smaller polygons based on a percentage. I have found a theoretical answer How to divide a polygon into specific sizes using ...
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How to generate rectangles considering only a percentage area of a base object?

I am trying to generate a rectangle by considering a small percentage of area of the extent of a geometry object in the PostGIS. I have tried to use the ST_Scale function. It successfully generates a ...
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Creating voronoi polygons from polygons?

I have a database with buildings and for some further analysis I need to: aggregate adjacent buildings (preferably without losing the height attribute, but I can work my way around that) once I have ...
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Create repeating pattern of raster or polygons in ArcGIS

I want to create a repeating pattern of raster OR polygon features based on an existing sample, so that the sample fills up a larger area in a repeating pattern. For example, with a sample of 10x10 ...
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Set of points to multi polygon with specified distance

Is there any algorithm that can transform set of points to the set of polygons with defined maximum distance between points, especially I wonder if it is possible for inner polygons? Please, consider ...
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ArcGIS: segmenting buffer based on polygon corners

I have hundreds of square polygons which I've created a single continuous buffer around the polygons. What I'd like to try and do is try and break this buffer down into segments based on the corners ...
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Tool to set the maximum shape area of drawn polygons [ArcGIS 10]

Is there any tool or method to define beforehand the maximum area of each drawn polygon class ? Polygons are going to be distributed according to my idea so I need to have control over the process. I ...
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How to obtain attributes of a point layer that falls within a polygon layer of different CRS

I have created my own vector grid polygons in QGIS 2.12.2. This creates a new layer to my project, but it's projected in a "generated projection". I want to view the attributes of points that fall ...
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Is there an R package for finding the maximum-area rectangle in a non-convex polygon?

Does anyone know if there is an R package out there with an algorithm which finds the largest rectangle within non-convex polygons? I have Googled, searched the R Sig Geo archives, and looked here on ...
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Polygons between contour lines in QGIS?

I am trying to create polygons between contour polylines within a defined area (for which i have both polygon and polyline shps) but I seem to be thwarted at every turn. Using QGIS 2.14, I am sure it ...
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Polygon made by colour difference

I need to analyze differences (historical) in coverage of some species (seagrass Posidonia). Although its a marine species, subject area is very shallow and even from common satellite and aerial ...
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polygon split with predefined area

I am trying to split an irregular polygon into 120 equal area blocks. I also need a buffer around each new block within the polygon. Is this possible in QGIS 2.12.1?
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How can I create a grid of polygons from a .csv file or line vector in qgis?

I have a map defined by two seperate reference systems: one is a standard grid coordinate system, the other a series of irregualar polygons. I want to find which polygon each grid square overlays, and ...
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QGIS 2.14 GRASS geoalgorithms don't work?

I instaled qgis 2.14 and grass geoalgorithms dont work. Only 160 geoalgorithms and should be 168. MsBox: Missing dependensy, It seems that GRASS is not correctly installed and configured in your ...
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Closing out a 'add polygon' operation in the interactive MapWinGIS ShapeEditor

I am creating a small app that uses a MapWinGIS control and allows a polygon layer to be edited. Users can add/delete/edit polygons. All is working fine, but the operation to finish a new polygon ...
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QGIS 2.12 Lines to Polygons not work properly

In QGIS 2.12.3 I have a small shapefile with lines (as often occurs in parcel boundary datasets) of 2 vertices each, snapped to each other (no topology errors, no dangles, no intersections). But the ...
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Calculate obstacle accountability area in QGIS

Still being new to the whole GIS world, I am trying to calculate a regulatory takeoff obstacle accountability area for a given runway. For my case, this is defined as an area as follows. At the start ...
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QGIS polygonize tool not working [closed]

I am having a problem using QGIS ver 2.10.1 Pisa. I am trying to use the polygonize function on a raster .tif image, and it runs, but only produces a thin sliver of polygons at the top, then stops ...
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How to use QGIS plugin “Rectangles, ovals digitizing tools”

I installed the Rectangles, ovals digitizing tools-plugin, found it on the toolbar, but it's inactive. I made a layer to which I want to add rectangles, it's visible and editable... The plugin bar is ...
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Creating 30 areas with equal amount of road in an irregular polygon

The result should be something like this just more polygons. Does anyone know about a tool, which given a table, can create a number of polygons which will divide the tables object into, for ...
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How to create a Polygon around a Linestring as a GeoFence in C# .NET

I'm looking for a .net library that will help to create a polygon that I can use as a Geo-fence around a route on a map. The following image demonstrates the result I'm after. Imagine that this ...
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Python script outputs polygon feature class with no shape_area or shape_length and therefore doesn't show up in arcmap

I am trying to copy features a number of times based on a numeric field value. The code below works for points when the POINT type is chosen. However, when I switched the feature type to POLYGON it ...
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A vector object not being replaced in temp folder when using 'for' loop in R

I am currently running GRASS GIS through R interface and got stuck at this point; where I am using a 'for' loop in R, and the code is as follows: for(i in 1:nrow(Snapped_SSP_DSN)) { ...
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Data frame to SpatialPolygonsDataFrame with multiple polygons

I have a data frame with a bunch of polygons, several points per polygon. How can I convert it to a SpatialPolygonsDataFrame object? Here's my data frame: > buildings_df lon lat ...
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Capturing an event On Sketch Finish in ArcObjects

I am using IEditEvents_Event and IEditor. I invoked the GarciaUI_CreateNewFeatureTask and used: pID.Value = "esriEditor.SketchTool"; pCommandItem = pCommandBars.Find(pID); if (pCommandItem != null) { ...
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CSV to Polygon.SHP with Python

I'm looking for a way to convert CSV file to polygons shapefile. I need to make polygons with defined size. In the CSV file, The first row is the length of each polygon and the first column is the ...
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Creating polygon features on scanned historical maps to measure areas in ArcMap?

I have a collection of historical scanned topographic maps from the 19th century that have already been georeferenced (NAD 1927). I'm uploading the maps as JPGs into ArcMap and would like to use the ...
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Postgis poligonize. How to create polygon in postgis from linestring

I have a problem with the poligonization. I have a table that contains the my borderstones. The second table defines the next and previous point. It is important because these are attribute datas. ...
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Creating lines from lonely nodes in a linestring table to closest point on another linestring table

I want to segmentate a country (denmmark) by using barriers such as larger roads, railroads and the border/ coastline as the delimiting lines of the polygonise function in QGIS. But as most roads and ...
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How do I create a polygon based on a single point?

I have been given a large spreadsheet of sample data where each point coordinate represents the end of the sampling extent. I am tasked to represent these points as a sampling extent of 100' x 8' with ...
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Python script: “points to polygons” skipped fourth vertex

Using ArcGis 10.2 I have a script converting the nodes of a net into polygons. The polygons should be either triangles or rectangles but the script doesn't build polygon as rectangle, skipping the ...
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Create mosaic like Voronoi Diagram from disjoint polygons

The illustration below shows the problem: as in (a) I have a set of disjoint polygons, as geometries in PostGIS. I need something like (b), the "mosaic" of this set of polygons, building it by a ...
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How do I generate grid square polygons from a 5m DTM file?

For my dissertation I have collected point features as coordinates and want to relate their distribution around a lake to elevation to see if there is any pattern/relationship between them. I have ...
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Obtaining areas from overlapping polygons

Using ArcView 9. I have a data set of about ten thousand parcel polygons and a similar number of driveway polygons extending from a roadway polygon into the parcel polygons. My ultimate goal is to get ...
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Creating Polygons of specific sizes

I am very confused! I have tried this afternoon to create a polygon of a set size, namely 30m x 1.8m. I need 33 of these set over a grid (which I have created on a vector layer). I've read ...
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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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Create Editable Layer ArcMap 10.2 Desktop

In ArcMap 10.2 for desktop, I wish to create an editable layer to add a simple shape to. As of right now, I have a basemap layer and my selected basemap. However, since the basemap layer is not ...
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creating a right angled rectangle on google maps from a line

I have an application where the user draws a line, then automatically the software should create a rectangle where the line intersects the midpoint of two adjacent sides of a right angled rectangle. ...
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Creating regions (set of lat, lng) on map using other than ArcMap?

I'm writing a project for school and as a part of the project I need to tell if a certain point is within a given region (which is a polygon made of lat, lng tuples). So far I was working with ...
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Arithmetics with Coordinates [duplicate]

I wonder if I can do simple arithmetics with coordinates. Can I do substraction of coordinates like 2.570801 (lng) 46.89023 (lat) / 17.424316 (lng) 55.15377 (lat)?! Or will that get messy without a ...
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python (arcpy) command for Construct Polygons

I am looking for a python (arcpy) command for Construct Polygons. I am unable to find it in Esri help. So Is there a python command for Construct Polygon that I may have missed? OR Is there an ...
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Creating polygons or map book from DBF file through ArcPy?

I have a dbf file, which contained a list of coordinate information as shown in below. It also could be thought as a catalog file. Example: ID XMIN YMIN XMAX YMAX 1 -52800.0 ...
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Divide/Split single polygons from one Shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I have a map of Austria which shows all the federal states in own polygons. As a whole - sure - you get Austria. I know how to make several states invisible so that you can just see particular states ...
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Need help making polygons from lines in QGIS

I am trying make a layer of buildings, divided into apartments, by making polygons from crossing & intersecting lines in QGIS. When I use the vector/geometry tools/lines to polygons tool, I get ...
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Convert Parallel Polylines (edges of pavement) to Polygons

I would like to find a way to convert an Edge of Pavement layer into polygons that would represent the total paved area. It's a large shapefile, covering some 100 sq miles or so, so doing anything ...
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Lines > Polygon artifacts

I am trying to make polygons from a set of boundaries from an SVG file with closed polylines I downloaded off wikipedia. 1) convert SVG to DXF via Inkscape 2) import into QGIS (shows polyline data) ...
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Cut polygon into new polygons using lines in ArcGIS

I'm new to GIS and I work with ArcMap. I have a layer with an orthophoto of a graveyard. On top of that, a layer with an old scanned map of the same area showing all graves. I would like to make a ...
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How to create a JTS geometry with holes and islands?

I have a JTS multipolygon geometry created by an Polygon array: multipolygon = gf.createMultiPolygon(this.polygons.toArray(new Polygon[this.polygons.size()])); Those polygons can describe holes or ...
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How to create empty polygon shapefiles with the same field names using python?

I'm new to python scripting in GIS and I have a list with species names, for every species in the list I want to create an empty polygon shapefile with the same fields inside the attribute. I read How ...
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Splitting up a single polygon into many polygons of equal point count

I have point data split into 15 different values and want to split up the (green) polygon into a number of smaller polygons each containing the same number of points so that I can make a chloropleth ...