On a map, a closed shape defined by a connected sequence of x,y coordinate pairs, where the first and last coordinate pair are the same and all other pairs are unique.

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Rectangle polygon is displayed as triangle

i am wondering why a rectangle polygon that i have created on an official german surveying website (downloaded as compressed shape in a zip-file) is displayed as a triangle when loaded in qgis. mighty ...
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How to surround a Polygon object with a corridor of specified width?

I'd like to build a corridor surrounding a polygon, so that the corridor's outer bounds all have the same distance to the inner bounds. Like this: I've made this lousy graphic in Paint, since I ...
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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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FME: Using WorkspaceRunner to batch 2 readers

I need a little help using the WorkspaceRunner in FME. Essentially I want to batch run polygon shapefiles in one folder (30 of them) against another load of files, in the form of a tiled grid (26 ...
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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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Joining two polygon layers based on distance?

I'm new to GIS so this question may be an obvious one. I have one polygon layer of urban land use and another polygon layer of swamps. How do I join the two layers so that I get a column in the ...
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Determine the list of circles (from 100K circles), that overlap with a given polygon

This question was asked on StackOverflow, came here because no response has been posted so far. Existing data structure we have polygons represented as an ordered list of lat/long coordinates and ...
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Splitting landcover polygons (parcels) into equal sizes, while retaining road access for all?

I would like to split landcover polygons which surround a road polygon into equal sizes, while ALL resulting polygons should have access to the road! Is there any chance to do this automatically? ...
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Setting a value on a raster where a polygon intersects cells

I reviewed all of the supposed 'answers' and I just do not see that they really answer my question. Mostly because the ones I'm reading are setting values either inside or outside a boundary. So let ...
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How to compare multiple spatial point patterns over a polygon

I have multiple point pattern distributions over the same region/polygon. Each point pattern distribution has different number of points. Here is an example of two spatial point patterns for the ...
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Intersect between polygonal shapefiles error

I'm encountering a problem when I try to intersect two different shapefiles. They are all new shapefiles I created to descibe the land cover and the land use of a city. The problem occurs when I ...
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Find extent of data inside many polygons

This is similar to Calculate polygon area inside extent I have a few different polygon datasets which describe things like soil type, bushfire risk etc. For each property boundary we want to see how ...
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How to split an oblong, irregular polygon layer into even pieces?

I have a polygon layer (landuse) that I want to split into 100 meter pieces. The polygons show landuse along a road. I want to split the polygons layer so that I can then calculate the percentage of ...
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How to Polygonize a polyline shapefile in QGIS 2.2?

When I used QGIS 1.8, I was able to transform polyline layers to polygon layers with the Polygonizer plugin. In QGIS 2.2, this function has been subsumed into the Processing toolbox. Unfortunately, ...
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Get the outer ring inner ring for a given polygon using ogr python binding

I am trying to read the geometry of some shapefiles, now I meet some problem when I try to identify the polygon with holes, since a polygon may(or not) have one hole(or multiple holes). This is the ...
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Search for geojson polygon in mongodb implementing a custom vector tileserver

I am building a vector tileserver in node.js using mongo 2.4.7 as database. My database contains geojson data from multiple sources and they are in many layers. It is important to render the layers ...
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Does converting polygon to raster generate more accurate results from the Zonal Statistics in Arcgis 10.2

I have heard the following for Arcgis 9.1 and wonder whether it is still an issue in Arcgis 10.2. If so, should I convert the polygon into raster before dissolve or convert the dissolved polygon ...
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Calculating the outer boundary of several Geometry objects in SQL Server 2008

I have lots of Polygons of datatype Geometry in SQL Server 2008. The image below shows how a select of all these Geometrys looks visualized. What I need to do is create a Polygon which represents ...
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MySQL Polygon (Spatial) Insert Statement works sporadically

I know that MySQL doesn't have great spatial support at the moment, but is it that buggy that my insert statements would work sporadically? In general, longer coordinates seem to be failing on insert ...
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How to combine adjacent polygons sharing similar trait into single polygon?

I have a large dataset of habitat classes which I have further simplified down into my own unique classes. However, it resulted in there being habitats adjacent to each other with the same forest ...
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Performing a reverse clip in ArcMap?

Is there a way to perform a 'reverse' of the clip function in ArcMap, I'm not exactly sure how to explain this so here's a diagram:
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Openlayers remove previously drawn polygon on starting to draw next one

Objective: At any point of time there SHOULD only be zero/one polygon(s) on a vector layer with a polygon control. I need the previous polygon to be removed as soon as user starts drawing the first ...
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How to limit Create Fishnet extent by mask & carry over attributes?

I have a 5km polygon grid of an area which is not a standard square/rectangle, it is in fact a rough ovoid made up of around 500 5km2 cells. What I want to do, eventually, is have a 100m polygon ...
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Merge 30000 polygon shapefiiles in a logical manner in ArcGIS model Builder

I have 30000 shapefiles (a1.shp to a30000.shp). They are all polygons. Each polygons has one and only one polygon feature in it. I need to Merge the polygons into 1000 shapefiles. My output would be ...
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Split polygon into four with respect to single point

Some days ago one of my colleague came to ask me a query related to Geometries. The situation is as....There is one Polygon(suppose a city polygon) and there is one point(suppose user's current ...
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How to go with…somewhat complex geological maps in QGIS?

Just a follow-up to this question QGIS: Line to polygon conversion. Not sure do i have to continue there itself... We are currently digitizing a geological map...which has 36 features in total. Some ...
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QGIS radius buffer question, can it be more circular?

Conundrum for the day, When I request a radius buffer in QGIS (Dufor). my buffer comes out as a 20-sided polygon rather than a true "circle". This has lead to some missed blocks when clipping ...
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How can a place a point symbol on the center of a polygon?

I'd like to symbolize polygons with a point at the centroid. Does anyone have suggestions how to accomplish this without creating a new shapefile? I'm using ArcGIS 10.0.
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QGIS: Line to polygon conversion

Currently we are working in a geological project..in which all the Contacts, Linear & some other geological features have to be captured. The thing is most of the features have to be Captured as ...
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Eliminate 0 Values From Raster

Arcgis 10.2 I currently have a raster file that I want to turn into a set of polygons. This will help me to create specific buffers around certain points. The extent of my values are 0, and 1. When I ...
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merging shapefiles . an error occured during the merge operation

i am trying to merge multiple polygons of a feature. i select them via select features by polygon and use the advanced digitalizing toolbar " merge selected features" option. it worked for some but ...
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How can I group Points to make polygon via Python

I have an array of coordinates Point= [lat,long] ListPoint= [[38.203655,-76.113281],[38.10,-76.12],..] I wanna make a polygon that contains all these points ? There is a project developed by ...
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Looking for a simple hatching algorithm

If I have an arbitrary polygon, and wish to hatch it with lines at a given angle and spacing, is there a simple low-level algorithm which will return the set of hatch lines inside the polygon?
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Extra detailed bounding polygon from many geometric points

I have a database of around 100,000 postcodes each with lat/lon which I have converted to geom type in PostGIS. Each postcode also has one of 5 "regions". I wish to generate an accurate bounding ...
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How do I smooth edges of polygons in QGIS?

Is there a built in function or plugin I can use to achieve smooth lines for my polygons instead of the blocky ones I have now?
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Associate points with polygon QGIS 2.2

I want to associate a point layer with a polygon layer so that I can do zonal statistics. In the image below, the polygon layer represents roughly the metro area of a certain city. The point ...
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How to export a shape polygon to a file

Is it possible to to export a shape polygon to a file? I want to export the polygons from a country to use them on a different map system,
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QGIS Valmiera, Labels only show for part of polygons

Using 2.2.0-Valmiera on Ubuntu 13.10 I have for Croatia 21 Counties as polygons. Labels show only for 12 counties: here I see that no labels are shown for multipart features. So I checked "Show ...
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How to add a polygon from PostGIS ST_AsGeoJSON into Leaflet?

I try to use the following function to add polygons to my Leaflet map. function polygon(geojson) { alert(geojson); // alert for testing layer = L.geoJson(geojson); layer.addTo(map); } ...
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Converting shapefile to raster: Character attributes

I've got a shapefile that I would like to convert into a raster, but the trick is that the attribute I want a raster version of is character data. I'm familiar with geoprocessing using GDAL (in the ...
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Calculate polygon area inside extent

We're using ArcMap 10.0 sp5, creating a tool in c# using the ArcObjects sdk. Is there a built in function or simple set of steps that calculates the area of each feature of a polygon layer within a ...
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How to obtain the maximum/minimum longitude and latitude for a polygon?

I have the MSA/CMSA shape file which contains 274 metropolitan areas. How do I have to obtain the maximum/minimum longitude and latitude for an area? So, it's like drawing a box right outside and ...
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How to shrink polygon on two sides?

I have a polygon which I know is a rectangle, although it may be at any orientation: I want to shrink this polygon by a third of the width from two sides, so that I just get the strip in the middle ...
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Entity handle from Visio

I have successfully imported the polygons from a Visio diagram via dxf into QGIS by using the "space" shape in Visio (a normal rectangular shape comes through as polylines, not as a polygon). Very ...
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Compute the area of a given polygon (in vector format) lying between specified lines of latitude

I have species distributions (in vector format) and I would like to calculate how much of the area for a given species distribution is within certain lines of latitude, such as temperate and tropic ...
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Self intersections for polygons, how to solve?

I have a question about repairing a self intersecting polygon shapefile. I have a shapefile containing Polygons (ZM) which have self intersecting features. If I use the "repair geometry" tool, it ...
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How to select and shade polygons I am interested based on existing shape file in Arcgis 10.2

The shape file already includes polygons I am interested and others. I want to make a map put in my paper showing which regions in the world I am interested. Thanks.
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How to dissolve geodatabase map across two subdivision levels in Arcgis 10.2

The existing polygon database contains attribute table with the following structure, and has three levels; country, state, and city (and many other countries not listed below). I want to dissolve the ...
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CartoDB simple process

I'm attempting to create a simple process with CartoDB, I have a layer with number of polygons, I want to to run a SQL with a multipoint line to report which polygons were intersected.
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Simplify Multigeometry polygons in QGIS

I am really new to QGIS and KML so this might be obvious but I am too ignorant to know what to do. I have some KML files I would like to use in an application but they are much more complicated than ...