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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Create a center node based on both polygon and line shapefile

Sorry for cross posting. I want to develop a node layer from two other layers. One of the layers is a polygon contains a series of zones. Another layer is a line layer of roads. The nodes I want to ...
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How do I perform a Union (as per ArcGIS and QGIS) in MapInfo

I am running MapInfo 15.0 and need to perform a Union of two polygon layers (i.e. combine the two and preserve all boundaries and associated attributes). I know there is some ambiguity over the term ...
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What does v.distance calculate excactly?

As I am from an economics department, I am quite a beginner in QGIS. I read, that if I wanted to calculate the distance from a polygon to a point/line/other polygon, I should use the GRASS plugin ...
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How to show neighboring polygons and polygon in which point exists

We have a table which has polygon related data stored. For finding if a point (long,lat) is within that polygon I am using following query in mysql SET @vasantKunjSectorC = 'polygon((77.161266 ...
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Wrong shape type

I am from statistics, and I need to do a fast cartogram. But I am getting this error from ScapeToad: Error processing record (a):160 PolygonHandler.read() - got shape type 1610612760 but was ...
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How to reclassify raster data that falls within a polygon

Thansk for your response Okay so I will reword my question more clearly I'm currently using ArcGIS 10. My task is to map forest cover with the image classification tool. The problem is some of the ...
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Polygons within Polygons Spatial Analysis

I have a polygon layer of planning applications and I am wondering if anyone can give any advice and or has seen or written a blog post that might point me in the direction of creating relationships ...
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How to recognise building type from polygons?

I have a number of building polygons which are extracted from the aerial images, along with their postal address. (The aerial images are not available in my case.) For example, the polygon of a square ...
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Trying to create colour co-ordinated values on a map from data from a csv. file

I have a list of values for some data recorded via Magnetic susceptibility, I have these in a shapefile and want to try creating a colour map out of the values. The values that I'm using relate to, ...
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Toggling selected feature when using Node Tool of QGIS?

Does anyone know of a way, when using the Node tool in QGIS to edit a polygon, to choose or toggle which feature (within the same layer) is being selected if they share a boundary? It seems to just ...
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How to properly draw and label overlapping polygons?

I would like to show overlapping polygons on a single layer. The polygons are coloured based on a property and labelled according to another property. The problem is then twofold: The polygons are ...
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How to show two layers at the same time in Qgis

I have a question about Qgis layers. I want to see two layers at the same times. one is lines which are boundary lines and the other is polygon which are district. when i was surfing about this ...
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Extracting the closest Point to a Line within a Polygon using ArcGIS for Desktop

I have the following shapefiles: Polyline: Detailing a road network. Polygon: Containing approx. 2000 polygons enclosing sections of that road network. Point: Containing numerous (OS Addressbase) ...
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Collect near polygons [closed]

I have the following data: The data have 5 level (in tones blue). I want to collect only the nearest polygons with the same level and sum the number (represent client number). When I collect only ...
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QGIS split line into segments on polygon

Is it possible in QGIS to split a line into segments given which polygon it falls within? I am using 2.8. For example, a line that passes through three polygons will become three separate lines. Each ...
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Enable editing only one feature in a Polygon Layer using PyQGIS

I was thinking of locking neighboring polygons (parcels) by disabling editing on them, while editing would be possible on the polygon at the center. This means other polygons can also be edited in ...
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In PostGIS: How to delete completely overlapping polygons?

I would like to eliminate overlapping polygons from a table that is often updated with new polygons, but only if a certain attribute has a higher value. If this higher-priority polygon only partly ...
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“Impossible to engage a segment in the current layer”

How can I fix this ? My problem is the red "x".
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How to get polygon distance from a route?

I need to calculate the location of polygons along the route in ArcGIS (ArcInfo) 9 or 10. What I have already found out is only the calculation of the start and end of the intersection of a polygon ...
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PostGIS: intersection of a polygon with 2 rasters

I'm trying to get the intersection of a Polygon with 2 raster layers in PostGIS. The rasters have the same size and pixel size and I'd like to retrieve for the polygon a list of something like that: ...
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Query to merge simplified polygons according to the map scale-factor

I'm trying to construct a view in PostgreSQL that simplify polygons according to the map scale-factor. Basically I was reading this thread ...
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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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calculating total area of multiple polygons in qgis [duplicate]

I wish to know the total area of all polygons within a shapefile layer. So far I have added a new column to the attribute table that shows me the individual area of the polygons.I tried to copy the ...
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Workflow for updating raster using polygons of different attributes

I require a specific output but it is proving difficult for me to work out a workflow. I have: 1) polygons of new housing developments (356, non overlapping) 2) a 25m raster of land cover I want ...
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Overlapping polygons: how to sum attribute values for areas where multiple polgons overlap [duplicate]

I have what seems to be a fairly simple problem but I cannot find a solution. Any help would be much appreciated. I am working in QGIS 2.8.1. I have a shapefile of polygons, each of which has a ...
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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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Efficient way of determining polygon intersection with bounding box

I have a set of polygons, and I need to check whether they are intersecting with a given bounding box(rectangle). What I am doing is, I am taking every vertex of polygon and checking whether it's ...
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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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How to Convert db.ListProperty(GeoPt) to GeoJSON Polygon

My Python Google App Engine (no tag?) app has a datastore model of an Area of Interest, simplified as import geojson class AreaOfInterest(db.Model): name = db.StringProperty(required=True) ...
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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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Select points near polygon in Postgis

I'm trying to make a spatial query, but I think something is wrong with it: I have two tables, places (point) and cities (polygon) When I try to get the points within 500m to one point, there is no ...
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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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Parts of geometry disappearing in QGIS export to Illustrator PDF

I'm having this issue with certain polygons when I export to PDF. Everything looks fine in QGIS, everything fine in print composer, everything fine in the PDF as viewed in Preview or Adobe Reader. ...
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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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how to find that two polygon boundaries are connected?

I am working on a Geo database where there is a layer with many polygons. i want to find that which polygons boundaries are connected so that i can create new layer from that polygons and which ...
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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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Enlarging polygons in a kml file

I have a KML file containing several hundreds of Polygon all around the globe, projected in lat/lon WGS84, decimal degrees. I need to enlarge all the polygons adding 23km at the top and at the bottom ...
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Why is my map zoomed in so ragged compared to what I actually drawed in QGIS

So overall my map looks the same like what I draw in QGIS. The issue is that when I zoom in, in that case 54x then you can see ragged lines. QGIS Browser That is not what I need. I need high ...
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How to create Spatial Reference System in QGIS?

I have some Attribute and the coordinate and the coordinate reference system. I want to create a DBmanagamet form my spatial data. To do that I want to create one table with name Spa_ref_sys, but 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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Using GDAL to get vertices of a multipolygon

I am successfully using GDAL to get the vertices of a polygon from a ShapeFile using .NET code. This link showed me how to do that: ...
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Polygon of Voronoi cell using scipy.spatial?

I have points (e.g., lat, lon pairs of cell tower locations) and I need to get the polygon of the Voronoi cells they form. from scipy.spatial import Voronoi tower = [[ 24.686 , 46.7081], [ ...