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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XYZ bounding box of a spherical polygon

I'm looking for an algorithm to calculate the 3d bounding box of a spherical polygon - i.e. the min/max X, Y and Z over that part of the surface of a unit sphere. The purpose is to aid fast ...
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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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Shaded KML overlays on OSM tiles in QGIS?

This seems simple - but the solution is escaping me. I have a series of dynamically generated KML files describing simple, shaded polygons, with each polygon having a slightly different (externally ...
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Polygons in Polygons

I have 2 layers, they represent 2 different data. I did a spatial join to see the polygons that fall in the other layer using the match option as identical. Before, i used the intersect as the match ...
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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 ...
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GDAL equivalent to ArcGIS Union?

I have a single shapefile full of overlapping polygons. The ArcGIS Union tool will generate individual, non-overlapping polygons with that geometry. Is there a way to do this with GDAL/OGR or another ...
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Convert polygon to raster and give value to null cells

Is there a way to convert polygon features to raster while also populating null cells with a specific value? As in, can I create a raster from a polygon shapefile and have the tool populate all null ...
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QGIS - Polygon to Lines Tool Incredibly Slow

I am trying to convert a few polygons to polylines so I can save them as a .GPX file. I'm using QGIS 2.8.1 (Wein) on the Mac. It seems to be hanging. I only have a few small polygons (see ...
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Correcting polygon geometry so edges can be reshaped to match that of subsequent layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two layers; a polygon layer representing maritime boundaries/economic areas of countries in the world and another polygon layer representing all countries but with a detailed coastline. In the ...
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Progress Bar gets stuck converting Lines to Polygons using QGIS?

I'm trying to convert lines to polygon using QGIS 2.8.1. I use Vector > Geometry Tools > Polygons to Lines. I always get the progress bar stuck on 90%, it can't get to 100%. Could someone ...
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Matching (joining) two slightly incompatible polygon shapefiles

I have two shapefiles that represent two slightly different zonings of the same area (municipality zoning and transport zones), about 3000 polygons each. Several smaller municipalities may form a ...
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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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Why does the transformation bring bad results?

I have this map which has a polygon drawn on it. For the background map I use a WMS via ol.source.TileWMS and the polygon uses a ol.source.Vector object. Normally my view projection is EPSG:31467 but ...
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Geofencing: Query if a POINT is within a POLYGON

I am trying to use the following query to search if a point is within a defined POLYGON (aka a geofence I want to define): ...
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QGIS, How to label a layer in different font sizes, shrink to fit in polygon or a multiple line label?

I am just trying to figure out how to label a polygon layer to fit its size in QGIS. or if its very long title should break in line and scale, i did some research but couldn't find anything helpful is ...
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QGIS Partitioning Regions

I have to polygon shapefile maps in QGIS that cover the same area. One with ~90 polygons (call them regions) and the other with about ~800 polygons (call them zones). I want to add a data column in ...
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Create diagonals in polygon with QGIS or ArcGIS

How is it possible to create the diagonals in/of polygons and to calculate the length of this diagonals afterwards. It's for a lot of polygons so maybe a fast/automatic method would be nice. I ...
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QGIS - Label polygon with different projections

I have a polygon layer projected in an UTM. In properties I checked 'show all labels for this layer'. Does anyone know why the label does not show until zoom 15:1 in QGIS with CRS-4326, while in ...
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Inflating the boundaries created with convex hull

I have a set of lan and lat points and have plotterd a convex hull for them using QGIS. A polygon is created along the set of points and plotting them on the MAP. Now I am trying to inflate the size ...
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merge polygons of single feature QGIS

I am new to QGIS and have done some research on this topic before posting but not sure I found an answer. I have one feature that has multiple polygons (islands of a nation). In reality, there is ...
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Is it better to work with non-contiguous or contiguous polygons?

I would like to find width-height of a non-contiguous polygon in order to draw paths within it. My question: Is it better to use a bounding box (contiguous polygon) and then clip keeping my real area ...
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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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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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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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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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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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texture fill doesn't display in ArcScene

My texture fill doesn't display properly in ArcScene but it does in ArcMap. What am I doing wrong? Help! ArcMap: ArcScene: The same texture fill has been selected in both ArcMap and ArcScene. ...
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CartoCSS: labels along inside of polygon boundary

I'm using CartoCSS to render maps that include large polygons (like national parks). At higher zoom levels I want labels along the inside of the polygon boundaries, like in OpenStreetMap: I ...
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Join/convert points to polygons

(I am using QGIS 2.6 Brighton) I have 2 shps, one points and another one polygons. I need to make them one. Is there a way to join them or convert the points to polygons? Vonoroi doesnt work for me ...
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Determining Euclidean Distance in Polygon using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to ask about how to create an euclidean distance analysis from a polygon shapefile. I got a geology shapefile in which I want to create a "distance from geological boundary" analysis. ...
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How to merge DMAs using QGIS — Creating Custom Regions?

What I am trying to do might seem basic, but bear with me as I am just hacking my way through a lot of this space. What i am trying to do: I am trying to create a new .shp file of custom regions. ...
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Invalid join selectivity error in postgis 2.1.3

I have 2 tables, one for points and one for polygons. I want to find points falling within theese polygons, so I quered: select p.id, l.id from points p inner join polys l on st_contains(l.geom, ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 doesn't support multiple types of geometry in GML file

I'm testing GML 3.2.1 data according to INSPIRE Data specification (version 3.0). Data for theme Cadastral Parcels shall have both polygon geometry and definition point. When I download data from my ...
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How to use GIS data with CGAL?

I read a few posts here at GIS.SE that points to useful algorithms in CGAL. I'd like to test algorithms in CGAL such as medial axis transformation/polygon skeleton extraction, but the examples on the ...
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Create Polygon with inner polygons from KML or Shapefiles?

I am creating a windows forms application and I want to create a polygon from a KML or Shapefile as a layer on top of a Google Satellite map. Today I am using GMap.NET that got an polygon object but ...
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Convert polygon data into extreme lon/lat coordinates using QGIS

I'm very new to QGIS. I have a shape file of census blocks and want to use the data to plot points within each boundary using Google Maps api. I figure the best way to do this is to find the extreme ...
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Joining polygons with same boundaries

Sorry if my question feel stupid but I'm a new QGIS 2.4 user. My shape is composed of 7 polygons which are supposed to be adjacent (ie sharing sharing same nodes). Would like to join the polygons by ...
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Way to split and create buffer space between polygons in QGIS or ArcMap

After performing a feature extraction of rooftops, some of my buildings have been joined together as one polygon. I want to split these large polygons so that each new division is only covering one ...
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Merge overlapping GeoJSON GeometryCollections

I need to merge three overlapping GeoJSON GeometryCollections of Polygon. Ultimately, the end result needs to be a geom type for PostGIS (e.g. MULTIPOLYGON) so I can easily check if particular points ...
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How to understand google map overlay type from object (polygon or polyLine)

var Line = new google.maps.Polyline({ path:predectionArray, editable: false, strokeColor: '#FF0000', strokeOpacity: 1.0, strokeWeight: 2 }); var Rect=new google.maps.Polygon({ ...
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Reclassify based in neighbour polygons

I would like to do a simple operation in QGIS and I am not sure about which is the best option. I have a polygon shapefile and each one has one class attached. I want to reclassify one of them based ...
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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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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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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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Simplify by number of points in QGIS

I have a fairly simply question about something I just don't know how to do. I am aware you are able to simplify polygons in QGIS based on distance tolerance but my questions is, is there a way to ...
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How to enforce labels for all polygons?

I am trying to label polygons but it does not always work. Either the polygon is quite large, then the label appears, or the polygon is small, then the label is not displayed. I've already tried to ...
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OpenLayers: How to move smaller vectors to front?

I've got a problem that's been bugging me for quite some time now. As you can see in the image below I've got som vectors that ends up beneath bigger ones, and despite all my efforts of trying to ...
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Why might ArcGIS Export to PDF lose polygon?

How can I solve this problem? After exporting my map to pdf (or any other format), the exported map does not show the basic-polygon-layer, but only a blue/turquoise background with line and point ...
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Need to enhance a function for creating quadrants within polygons

I wrote a function that creates arbitrary quadrants within a polygon SELECT (quadrant(20,0.0,90)).* The first parameter is the polygon ID, the second one is the start angle and with the third one ...
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Locating the centroid (center of mass) of spherical polygons

I'm trying to work out how best to locate the centroid of an arbitrary shape draped over a unit sphere, with the input being ordered (clockwise or anti-cw) vertices for the shape boundary. The density ...