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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Simplify a polygon dataset with a minimum distance between the new vertices

I would like to simplify a polygon shapefile where the resulting output has a minimum distance of 5 kilometres between the new vertices. We have ArcMap 10 on an ArcView license, FME and QGIS. I have ...
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Select the most distant vertex from polygon's centroid using ArcPy

I have a poligon and the polygon's centroid. I want to select the most distant vertex from centroid (picture: point A). I used arcpy.FeatureVerticesToPoints_management to create a feature class ...
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How to shift polygons by updating their details in R

I have two polygon shapefiles and I want to see to what extent the observed amount of overlap is due to chance. I'd like to randomly move the polygons in one shapefile to new locations, measure the ...
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Calculate Sum on One Field Within Several Different Point Feature Classes?

I have several point feature classes (eg: the location of mall, liquor stores, etc), that I need to get the count of within a specified city district. Basically, I want to great a modelbuilder model ...
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Why does qgis give multiple centroids per polygon?

I have a shapefile for the boundaries of European NUTS regions, and I would like to compute the centroid for each of those regions. When I do this in QGIS (2.6.1 on OSX, using polygon centroids from ...
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How to separate polygons within layer and measure line through each polygon?

I have 3 layers of polygons, each layer with multiple polygons spatially separated, although the layer only counts it as 1 polygon. I have a layer with a line going through these polygons. What is ...
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Is there a way to give the drawing red polygon a higher alpha channel

Is it possible to set the alpha channel a bit higher when drawing? I don't mean the alphachannel of a already finished polygon, that's possible for sure! I mean the red area. It's really stressful ...
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Merge two points of two different polygons to get one polygon at the end

I would like to join points from two different features. I already searched for plugins but so far but didn't find one working plugin or solution for my task. So here is a picture of 2 ...
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Sub-dividing a polygon into smaller polygons

In OpenStreetMap data, some large areas are tagged with a residential=yes tag. Actually within this large polygon there are multiple smaller (rectangular) houses (which are actually not drawn as yet). ...
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line features show up as polygons in GeoServer

the layers are located in a postgreSQL Enterprise Geodatabase. I created a new line feature class and added it to the database and then added it to geoserver. But in geoserver it comes in as a polygon ...
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Is there a way to disable right-click in QGIS when drawing

I would like to know if I can disable the rightclick in QGIS. The issue is that I draw polygons that are kind of big, let's say 4000 polygon points. And as you know rightclick brakes the drawing ...
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Creating regularly spaced, defined # of points within polygon in QGIS

I used the research tool "Regular Points" to produce a certain number of points within a polygon, but it forms a rectangular grid of points rather than only within the shape of the polygon. Since I ...
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How to convert a polygon to a grid of polygons using QGIS?

For example, the city of Rotterdam represented as a hexagonal grid.
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POSTGIS get the max length of the polygon and the average width

I have in postgis a polygon type table. I need to calculate automatically the maximum length of the polygon: And the second one is the average width: I am doubting rigth now if this is possible ...
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Merge zip code based polygons to create sales territories

I have access the full data set of the KML file shown here: http://www.maptechnica.com/downloads/samples/mt_2014a_kml_us_zcta5_sample.tar.gz Here's what it basically looks like: ...
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Converting polyline data to polygons?

I am trying to convert some polyline coastline data into a polygon that I can use to clip/subset back other data sets by this polygon. There are some small gaps in the coastline data, which ...
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Create a polygon layer from point data

I'm currently using QGIS 1.8.0 I would like to create a polygon layer from a point dataset, where the size of the polygons relates to the resolution of the grid reference. The ultimate aim would be ...
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Is it possible to calculate area of polygons from GPS points without POSTGIS

I am new with GIS. Assume we use the UTM30N coordinate system. Is it possible to calculate an area (say a square box) by the 4 given points? (assume the points are in order, and the coordinates are ...
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Easy way to create a boundary polygon shapefile from a set of LAS files using ArcGIS 10?

I have a bunch of LAS file sets that I need to process. The current task at hand is to generate a "footprint" shapefile that contains polygons for each LAS tile. I am looking for a graceful way to ...
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How to count point shp inside polygon shp using Python?

This is my first time here, so I'll try to be as specific as I can. What I'm trying to do is found out which polygon contains the most points and write the result in a text file. Here is my script : ...
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Smoothly interpolating Polygons from set of coordinates?

I'm still quite new to QGIS and I'm using it to display and analyze my soil data. I have point information on the distribution of the soils in a specific area and I need to create a soil map from ...
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Select a polygon which is just partly member of another polygon with its area of the other polygon

I need to generate random points within geometries, which works quite good, but there are some small errors. Take the picture below. There are some greenish and redish Polygons(?!) which do not have ...
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.net arcobjects draw polygon(rectangle) can not start at the preferred location

I am using the sample code (draw a polygon on the screen) provided by Esri but it seems I cannot start the drawing from a location I want, every time it starts at wherever the function(or tool) ...
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combine multiple geojsons

I have several geojsons which contain polygons. But the polygons are reaching over other geojsons. When I import them into lets say Qgis, the polygons, which are distributed among several geojsons are ...
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OGR DXF Closed Polyline Conversion

I'm trying to convert closed polylines into polygons using ogr2ogr from dxf to mssql. Here It says that polylines are converted into POLYGON if they are closed, but I always get the type LINESTRING ...
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How to find markers in selected dragbox openlayers 3?

Here is a part of code, draw = new ol.interaction.DragBox({ /* dragbox interaction is active only if alt key is pressed */ condition: ol.events.condition.altKeyOnly, ...
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Polygon grid shape file for landmass

I am interested in generating a polygon grid shape file for the landmass of the world. What I have presently is two tables in postgreSQL. Table 1: Coastal area shapefile ...
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Dynamically drawing a polygon around another shapefile, ArcGIS 10.2

Let's say I have a vegetation raster that indicates the density of forest all over the world. I also have a shapefile that contains the admin boundaries of each country in the world. The easy part is ...
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Error converting a raster to polygons

When I am converting a raster using the polygonize tool, I get this error: ERROR 4: 'C:/Users/Vitor/Desktop/Cartografia EE_Portimo/COS RASTER/cos_raster_reeditada.tif' does not exist in the file ...
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How to perform a true GIS clip of polygons layer using a polygon layer in R?

I would like to do a true GIS Clip in R of soils polygons using a series of single boundary polygons, but I cannot find an R function to properly do it. It should work just like the CLIP function in ...
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Polygon dynamic grid creation for a shape file

I have used QGIS Vector->ResearchTools-> Vector Grid to create a 1lat x 1 long grid for the landpolygon shape file (from osm). Now, I am interested in creating dynamic grid for the original ...
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R Spatial: Trouble with disjointed polygon that has self-intersections

I have a shapefile which represents the areas of a city which have higher risks of flooding than others. This is a spatial polygon object however the polygon is disjoint and not connected. I also have ...
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Integrate grid and polygon of municipalities keeping the biggest municipality per cell with QGIS (or another)

I have a 9x9 grid and a polygon of municipalities of an extensive area of Brazil. My goal is to have a field indicating the biggest municipality per grid cell. I've been trying with intercept without ...
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Testing correlation between two polygon features

I am working on a project looking at county boundaries for the state of California. I have 2 polygon datasets with this same geographic boundary, and these datasets, when mapped individually, visually ...
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postgis - get nth point of a polygon

I would like to create a postgresql function to correct geographic coordinates inside a polygon that are outside the -180 to 180 range of longitudes. To do this, I thought I would create a function ...
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Joining polygons in R

I am wondering how to join spatial polygons using R code? I'm working with census data where certain areas change over time and I wish to join the polygons and the corresponding data and simply ...
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autocad-map of real estates with own coordinate system and information to be converted to use it in QGIS

I have a question regarding CAD and QGIS, but unfortunately I don't have a clue of CAD. Here it goes: Real estates data has been mapped. There are several reference points surrounding the area. So ...
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QGIS polygon - filling a polygon gap

I do not use Python, I'm afraid. I need to fill in a polygon gap for this map of Scotland. Here is the gap: How do I fill in this gap? I have already tried drawing another polygon inside the gap ...
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how can we save vector layer as a file in openlayers

Im using mapserver + openlayer for GIS API and im new to GIS. I'm done with drawing line, point and polygon features in openlayer. but not being able to save it in some shapefile afterwards i got to ...
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Convert shapefile lines to a polygon in GRASS

I have a shapefile of a map that is the outline of a number of islands. I would like to convert the lines into polygons (ie all islands filled in) using GRASS. I searched on how to do this with GRASS ...
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Error ET Geowizard Clean Polygon() takes no arguments (3 given)

I want to clean polygon feature classes with ET Geowizards (clean polygon) because I cannot find any tool within ArcMap (ArcInfo) that does the same. I have really small gaps within the polygons (but ...
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How to extract a new linestring vector from a existing multipolygon in QGIS?

What I want to do: create a new line (named linestring in Postgis?) from existing multipolygon layer in Postgis. Purpose: once these lines are created, I'll run some distance calcs from specific ...
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How can I transform a polygon to a linestring in QGIS?

I have a polygon, imported from a shapefile in QGIS. I would like transform it to a linestring instead so I can save it as a GPX file later. How can I transform a polygon to a linestring in QGIS?
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Openlayers get coordinates of a circle vector after draw

I have made a openlayers map. I have made two features on the map. Navigate DRAW POLYGON I have made 40 sides to my polygon which turns out to be a circle. After I have drawn my circle I want to ...
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Where to find neighborhood boundaries for Israel?

Is there a place that has neighborhood boundary data for Israeli cities as polygons? I have searched the web without results.
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r - increase speed of crop, mask, & extract raster by many polygons

I'm extracting the area and percent cover of different land use types from a raster based on several thousand polygon boundaries. I've found that the extract function works much faster if I iterate ...
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How to find polygons within polygon using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am new to GIS and ArcGIS. I have a problem I need to solve: I have a set of polygons, some of which enclose other polygons. They are lake polygons, and within lake polygons, are smaller island ...
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postgis calculate distance between point & polygon/circle

By basic requirement is to find the nearby fences to a particular point(user lat long alt) within a N meters. I have list of polygon/circle in DB with 900913 srid ...
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Why is field calculator returning NULL for $x and $y in line and polygon layers?

I am trying to include XY coordinates in the attribute tables of several of my vector files; they are line and polygon files. I have tried two methods; first I used $x and $y in the field calculator ...