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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how to avoid Intersection of polygons via python code

i am using QGIS 1.8 and i can set the check box in Setting\Snapping Options "Snapping and Digitizing " dialog to avoid polygon intersections and enable topological editing but i am looking for a way ...
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Polygons Shrinking and Moving as if CRS Was Suddenly Out of Sync with Project

I long ago set the CRS for a linguistic geography project I'm working on involving Oklahoma data (EPSG:2836 - NAD83(HARN) / Oklahoma North), and I have been closely monitoring that the polygon ...
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Creating an “average” polygon

I found this thread in the old ESRI forums with the same type of problem I am facing today. The solution to the problem is explained in little detail and since I am not an expert, I was wondering if ...
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How do I write a MYSQL spatial query to find all polygons (rectangle) that contain any points in a table?

Something like: SELECT * from polygons WHERE bounds CONTAINS(SELECT geom_point from points) Can someone help me out with the syntax? Bounds will always be a rectangular polygon and everything is in ...
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Converting an Experian (Geoconcept) file to GPS coordinates

I'm working with a file containing Experian data which was used in Geoconcept. The file describes a serie of microzones, that is polygons. Unfortuntely the coordinates system is hard to understand: ...
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How to convert a set of points to a polygon based on a specific field in QGIS

I am having a point shapefile that consists of a number of point sets. I need to convert these points to a polygon based on a particular field in attribute table say for example locality . How can i ...
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How to split a polygon using R

I have an irregular polygon which is a spatial object. I want to divide it into multiple polygons (say, n=25) with equal height. To show how I want to divide it, I've plotted grids on the ...
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How many polygons under a point (ArcGIS solution preferred)

Opposite of Point in Poly. How many polygons underneath a point. I have a point layer with many points. I have a polygon layer with many polygons. I need to add an attribute to the points that ...
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How to change feature color?

I have feature (polygon) was gotten by spatial query from the map. How to change its color? I used this code but it didn't work IMxDocument mxDocument = application.Document as IMxDocument; ...
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How to split polygons based on other polygons?

In ArcGIS, I have a layer of polygons (created from the Service Area function) and want to split each one of those based on another polygon layer (the boroughs of London). The purpose is that I want ...
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How to Smooth Polygons after converting DEM using Raster to Polygon?

I have a DEM SRTM that I classify using Spatial Analyst Tools > Reclass > Reclassify. The result is box shaped so I go to Layer Properties > Display and choose cubic convolution. The result is ...
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combine raster and polygon values in R

My question is similar to this one Get Raster Values from a Polygon Overlay in Opensource GIS Solutions but I think I need another step. I have a polygon layer of ecoregions which I brought into R ...
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Retrieve common paths of polylines ArcObjects

I have a polygon featureClass and a polyline featureClass. I now want to handle all geometries within the latter that are contained in the boundaries of polygon features, that means they shell simply ...
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Move shared vertices together

I should move some vertices of a polygon to fix the boundaries of a country, how can I do it while keeping the adjacent polygons still connected? Is there a way to anchor permanently overlapped ...
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Union of polygons doesn't work 100 % correctly

I'm using the function gUnaryUnion to merge polygons in R. In one particuliar case this doesn't work correctly - some of the old polygon contours are still visible: Can anybody help ?
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How to find the intersection point of polygon geometry and multilinestring geometry in postgis

I have a polygon geometry and multilinestring geometry. How do i find the intersection of both these geometries. Both the geometries are in same reference system. Does st_intersection gives me the ...
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Distance of points in polygon to nearest polygon edge

I have a polygon shapefile with about a dozen polygons (Area.shp). I have an equation that calculates a value for points (or small areas) as a function of distance to the edge of these polygons. I ...
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How to measure area of polygons generated from gps data in qgis? [duplicate]

Somebody classified my question as a duplicate. But applying the answer doesn't work for me. Here is what I did: - I made sure that my layer is in a projected coordinate system (UTM30N, WGS84) - I ...
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How to remove only donut holes from polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0. I have a trick for removing the donut holes, which is converting the polygon to line and then creating polygon out of the lines and in the end merging all of them. ...
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Percentage of polygon in one shapefile within polygon of another

I'm a newbie, apologies if this is obvious/has already been asked and answered but I couldn't find anything. I have two shapefiles: 1. an administrative boundary layer for a county in the UK known as ...
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Unwanted lines when cutting & merging polygons

I am using QGIS version 1.8.0. Sometimes when I cut or merge polygons I get unwanted lines left in them. On zooming in to them they do not appear to be slivers. Is there a way of getting rid of these ...
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Divide polygon evenly based on lines and intersection points

I have this purple polygon illustrated in the figure below. I would like to split the polygon so that each line segment (green) split the polygon evenly with the surrounding line segments. A line ...
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Sum of point attributes inside hexagons using QgiS UI

I'm very new to Qgis so I would very much appreciate any help you can give me. I have a point shapefile that corresponds to locations of animals captured. I've joined a table to this shapefile with ...
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How can I know the number of polygons in a selected area in QGIS

How can I know the number of polygons in a selected area in QGIS? Can I use the Select features tool? How can I use? Thank you
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Aggregating a raster to fit a polygon grid

I am working at the scale of 10 square km grid cells for the UK, and have a polygon layer of the Ordnance Survey 10k grid cells in ArcGIS. I have another layer of the human footprint index, also for ...
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How to add CSV data with no coordinates to a polygon layer in QGIS?

I would like to add attributes from an spss database (around 300 cases) to a polygon layer in QGIS. Both datasets have a column with unique IDs. I exported the spss data to a CSV file which does not ...
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Can this compilation and display of species frequency data be improved? QGIS 1.8.0

As a newbie on QGIS, I would like to find out if the way I put a species frequency map together could be improved upon. I had to map the presence or absence of 7 plant species surveyed in 30 2m x 2m ...
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Identify polygon overlaps within single shapefile

Using either QGIS (1.9) or ArcInfo (9.3.1) I'm trying to identify unique overlaps of prehistoric building footprints from an archaeological site recorded within a single polygon shapefile. While the ...
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How can I calculate different polygons by different attributes?

I'm doing my master thesis and want to calculate different polygons (in QGIS 1.8 for Mac) in four different columns which I defined by different attributes. i.e. some of the attributes in the first ...
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Tiles cover Polygon on zoom and move

i'm using OpenLayers.Geometry.Polygon.createRegularPolygon to generate some nice circles. After i draw them to the Map i'm Moving them and after some while they where hiding by some tiles. The circle ...
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How to create sector figure in ArcObject?

How to create sector in ArcObject 10.1? Now I draw one point, two lines, two arks. But I think it is not good. It is differents objects. I need one object. Well. Now I drawing: IElementCollection ...
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How to find and quantify duplicate vertices on a polygon/polyline in ArcGIS 10.0

I need to clean up topological errors in various shapefiles and databases. I did read that the Repair Geometry tool could clean duplicate vertices but how can I know the number of errors before and ...
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QGis: Merge intersecting polygons into one which are part of the same feature

I'm not a GIS professional so I hope I use the correct wording, at least I hope you understand my question. Let's say there are 5 polygons in the feature A. In the shape file there are more ...
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How do I find the average distance within a polygon to a point?

For my purposes, I can assume a homogeneous distribution of points within the polygon. What I want to find is the average distance from points within a polygon to a specified point. I don't know where ...
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Clip polygon and retain data

I have these two polygons: library(sp); library(rgeos); library(maptools) coords1 <- matrix(c(-1.841960, -1.823464, -1.838623, -1.841960, 55.663696, 55.659178, 55.650841, ...
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Reverse geocoding polygon co-ordinates?

I have a large dataset of polygons for property sections that I need to reverse geocode. It was recommended that I use a GIS like Quantam to do this however from my research I am not 100% sure if a ...
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Tools/Script to reshape automaticaly topologic edges within a given distance in ArcGis 10?

I have a footprint feature class and a land use cluster feature class. I am looking for a method/tool/script that would allow me: to reshape two edges into one (topologically) to decide at which ...
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Where to find the variables of QgsPolygon and QgsPolyline?

now I want to use QgsPolygon (and Qgspolyline,too) class in python I have a example by using QgsPoint but I don't know how to use in QgsPolygon following is my Qgspoint example feature = ...
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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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How to perform a cascaded combine from python script in QGIS?

I'm working with a large dataset, and I need to be able to combine up to 400,000 polygons. I have been using the QgsGeometry::combine(QgsGeometry* geometry) function and simply looping over all ...
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How to average values in a point layer with respect to polygon layer in QGIS?

I am new to GIS and have the following problem: I have 2 layers: a point layer with a column that contains numbers (pollution index from specific measurement point) and a polygon layer with different ...
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How to write a point-in-polygon query for Postgis?

I'm trying to write a query in Postgis which will return all rows where a dynamically changing longitude/latitude point resides within the geometric polygon of that row (in the geom column). This is ...
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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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How do I get that polygon from Javascript ArcGIS API?

I would like to have a user draw a Polygon (or Line) onto a web map with the Javascript ArcGIS API drawing tools. For the life of me I can't figure out how to pull that polygon from the client and get ...
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Web service to see postgis polygons

Is there any website or web service where I throw a polygon postgis and he show me on the map this polygon. Example: I put this POLYGON((0 0, 1 0, 1 1, 0 1, 0 0)) and the service show me the ...
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QGIS create point data attribute as the name of the polygon it falls in

I'm working in QGIS with a point data set overlaying a farm with 140 fields. While I can analyse the points from each field individually, I would rather use an awk script to calculate statistics I ...
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Is there Shape Metrics Toolbox or equivalent for ArcGIS 10?

I need to compute the geometric properties (e.g. contiguity index, dispersion index etc.) of a series of polygons and I would like to use the Shape Metrics Toolbox. I am using ArcGis 10 and the ...
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How to paste pictures into data frame?

I have a polygon feature class and I want to trace (select with a polygon) a picture that is solely comprised of a couple of interlocking letters. In ArcMap when I would do this I would simply drag ...
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Creating Multi-Part Polygons that touch internally using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a set of parcels as illustrated in the image below. There are currently no multi-part features in dataset. What I would like to do is to merge (not the right word) all of the parcels with same ...
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How to convert self intersecting polygon to multipolygon?

Working with the union and polygonize methods in GDAL/OGR, I often end up with self intersecting polygons. The case is one polygon which essentially consists of two polygons: In the above example, ...