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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Vector to raster conversion: Gaps within the vector boundary

Is there a tool in ArcGIS that will make the output raster completely encompass the vector boundary? Somewhat similar to select by attributes where all overlapping features however minuscule is added ...
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transformations from a sphere using R for raster and polygon data [duplicate]

I am planning on using the MODIS burned area products which were produced by Maryland University. These come as either polygons or rasters. In the user guide it says A shapefile version of the MCD45 ...
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How to correctly rasterize a polygon which crosses 180E longitude?

I want to rasterize a polygon wich crosses 180E lon with gdal_rasterize. The polygon is in the WGS84 projection. I used the following command: gdal_rasterize -burn 1 -of GTiff -ot Byte -ts 1500 ...
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What is the easiest way to create rings from existing polygons?

I have been given a shapefile from a client that features pivots, yet they were recorded as 10 circles overlapping. The software my company uses requires that these polygons be rings that don't ...
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How to map geoJSON polygon from a url request in python

Using Python I have loaded json data from the url http://environment.data.gov.uk/flood-monitoring/id/floods and have found that the flood areas encoded as geoJSON polygons are displayed as url links. ...
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Convert a polygon grid into an edge table

I'm working on a robotics project. I've got a rectangular grid (polygon shape file) that is a navigateable/routable region (i.e. I can travel anywhere in this grid). That is I took my bounding area ...
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Problem in polygon division using the union tool from QGIS

I am trying to overlay two polygon layers using the union tool from QGIS, to then compute the areas from the resulting polygons. However, in the resulting layer some polygons are not divided as ...
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Calculating area of intersection of polygon to another layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am very new to GIS, especially ArcGIS. I am currently using ArcGIS 10.2, and I have 2 layer, namely the purple feature map(this layer is an import from arcgis online, it doesn't seems to be an ...
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Spplot SpatialPolygonDataFrame and SpatialGridDataFrame

I have to plot in the same graph something like this: Then, I have elements from SpatialPolygonDataFrame class and others elements from SpatialGridDataFrame class. When I try to plot them in the ...
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Selecting certain area of polygon according to size in ArcMap?

I have a set of polygons with a certain size (3500 sq meters each for examples). I only need 3000 sq meters of every polygon. Is there an automatic or semi-automatic way to create sub-polygons out of ...
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Polygon to Raster tool while keeping less than maximum values

I'm trying to convert a very large, detailed polygon to a raster with a coarser resolution in ArcGIS 10.1 using the polygon to raster tool. The value field is a percentage and the cellsize must be the ...
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Converting Multiple Polylines to Polygons

I have a shapefile for Parcels but the whole thing seems to be divided into polylines rather than polygons. I'm trying to create an existing land use map. I was hoping there is an easier way to ...
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create polygons using 2 coordinates

I have a script that creates a text file containing the upper left and lower right coordinates of my geotiff files in the following format. TileName UpperLeftX UpperLeftY LowerLeftx LowerLeftY I ...
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Finding the area of polygons within other polygons in R

Is there a function in R which will loop through a layer of zonal polygons (i.e. a polygon grid) and return the area of a second polygon layer that is contained in each grid cell? I have a layer of ...
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How to calculate area percentage from polygons from one shapefile within another? [duplicate]

I'm working on a project where I have to create python code that takes land-use data and adds a percentage field for each land-use category in a Census Tract shapefile. I've been trying to work with ...
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Create Polygon with 50'000 vertices

Is there a way to automatically create a new polygon in an existing Feature Class with over 50'000 Vertices? I work with ArcGIS 10.2 and FME. Hints how to create such a polygon within ArcGIS Desktop ...
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Point and Polygon Data refusing to display: corrupt data?

I have two sets of shapefiles, one point data and one polygon data. Both were sent as part of a bigger set of data. Neither the point or polygon data will display when loaded into QGIS. The raw data ...
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How to determine which points fall within a certain value in a polygon in QGIS?

I have a shapefile that contains different levels for food security. On top of that, I have mapped points for certain office locations. This is shown below. The country shapefile is extremely ...
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Split Polygon Layer by other Polygon layer in QGIS

I know there is a lot of previous posts to this subject, but I simply cannot find the solution I am after in the other posts. I have to following problem: I have two very extensive polygone layers, ...
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Setting final orientation of polygons in CityGML model

I am converting shapefile model of buildings in LoD2 to CityGML. In CityGML really matter about poylgon orientation(Countercloskwise can be seen from outside, Clockwise from inside). I have problem ...
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Polygon overlay, calculating changes, in QGIS?

I'm trying to create a relationship file between two vintages of census tracts. (in this case, 2010 and 2013.) Reason being to load ACS (American Community Survey) census data and use weighted means ...
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Showing polygon in OpenLayers Timeline?

I am trying to use the OpenLayers TimeLine library with a kml file. I used the available example for kml in github, but it shows points instead of polygon. How can I display polygon the TimeLine ...
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How can I get ALL addresses within a polygon, with Google Maps or another free provider? [closed]

I am hoping to find a good solution to doing this. We would like to be able to define a polygon of latitude/longitude values and be able to have a dataset of all of the addresses within that polygon. ...
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Rotate functions in “Rectangles, Ovals Digitizing” as well as “Advanced Digitizing” distort shape dimensions

I am trying to rotate squares via the rotate tool in the "Rectangles Ovals Digitizing" Plugin in QGIS. The dimensions/proportions of the sides, however, are distorted whenever I do so. Any idea of why ...
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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 "v....
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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 28....
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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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Changing Polygon shape on Zoom in and Zoom out in google maps using javascript

In my application iam using google maps v3, on page load with default zoom level of 15 i load few polygons by passing points(latlng coordinates) from database on the google map now my question is when ...
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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 http://linfiniti.com/2011/06/scale-dependent-generalization-...
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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 area-...
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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 ...