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 export a shape polygon to a file

Is it possible to to export a shape polygon to a file? I want to export the polygons from a country to use them on a different map system,
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calculate distance between points crossing the antimeridian

How can I calculate the distance between two points (lon/lat) if any of the points exceeds the antimeridian (+-180 longitude)? Im using the distVincentyEllipsoid {geosphere} to calculate the shortest ...
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How to give elevation information to a polygon feature class using existing TIN file ? (geological mapping)

I'm an ArcGIS 10.1 user. My issue: I have a printed form of a map which depicts geological bodies being surface rock occurence. Additionaly, there are elevation contour lines. I digitized the map by ...
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How to obtain the maximum/minimum longitude and latitude for a polygon?

I have the MSA/CMSA shape file which contains 274 metropolitan areas. How do I have to obtain the maximum/minimum longitude and latitude for an area? So, it's like drawing a box right outside and ...
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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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Compute the area of a given polygon (in vector format) lying between specified lines of latitude

I have species distributions (in vector format) and I would like to calculate how much of the area for a given species distribution is within certain lines of latitude, such as temperate and tropic ...
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adjusting polygons to boundary and filling holes

here's the problem: Where: 1: department boundary 3: polygons inside department boundary that "touch" the department boundary(1). They are not necesary fitting well inside 2: holes between 1 and ...
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Calculating distance between borders when one polygon inside another polygon?

I am brand new to ArcGIS and having some trouble. I would like to calculate the distances between the border of one polygon to another polygon. However, these polygons overlap. Thus when I use the ...
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Converting shapefile to raster: Character attributes

I've got a shapefile that I would like to convert into a raster, but the trick is that the attribute I want a raster version of is character data. I'm familiar with geoprocessing using GDAL (in the ...
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How to select and shade polygons I am interested based on existing shape file in Arcgis 10.2

The shape file already includes polygons I am interested and others. I want to make a map put in my paper showing which regions in the world I am interested. Thanks.
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How to dissolve geodatabase map across two subdivision levels in Arcgis 10.2

The existing polygon database contains attribute table with the following structure, and has three levels; country, state, and city (and many other countries not listed below). I want to dissolve the ...
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How to generate random GeoJSON polygons (latitude, longitude)

I am looking how to generate polygons in GeoJSON format with random locations (latitude, longitude), if I generate totally random set of points it will not produce valid polygons. So my question is ...
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How to shrink polygon on two sides?

I have a polygon which I know is a rectangle, although it may be at any orientation: I want to shrink this polygon by a third of the width from two sides, so that I just get the strip in the middle ...
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CartoDB simple process

I'm attempting to create a simple process with CartoDB, I have a layer with number of polygons, I want to to run a SQL with a multipoint line to report which polygons were intersected.
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Looking for a simple hatching algorithm

If I have an arbitrary polygon, and wish to hatch it with lines at a given angle and spacing, is there a simple low-level algorithm which will return the set of hatch lines inside the polygon?
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Simplify Multigeometry polygons in QGIS

I am really new to QGIS and KML so this might be obvious but I am too ignorant to know what to do. I have some KML files I would like to use in an application but they are much more complicated than ...
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How to convert a shapefile to a grid file

I was wondering whether anyone might be able to tell me in layman's terms how to convert a polygon layer to a Grid file in ArcGIS 10.1 or ArcGIS 10.2?
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save polygon from image to PostGIS database

I'm working on a software to detect buildings from satellite imagery. so far I have managed to separate the building with other objects of the image. My problem now is how to save every building in ...
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QGis Filtering postgis layer with boundbox

I know It is possible to split a polygon feature by interactively drawing a line over it in QGIS 2.0 with the Split Feature command.The issue i have is that postgis layer i am trying to work on is ...
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PostGIS - when I add a polygon, delete overlapping areas in other layers

I'm starting to work with PostGIS and I'd like to solve the following problem: In my database, I have multiple land use class layers, for example: "residential", "industrial", "commercial". The ...
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Why does it take so long to run zonal statistics?

QGIS 2.0 Windows 7 I have pulled agricultural data from NASS CDL in tiff format. I want to track where a certain crop has grown over the years. My intention was to use a county shapefile overlaid ...
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Area of polygon split by a line

I need a query that return the area of two polygons that have been split by a line. This is what I did so far: SELECT ST_Area(ST_Split(surface.geom, limite_a.geom)) from surface, limite_a where ...
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Splitting polygon layer and joining attributes

I have two shape layers -- one a layer of counties in Florida and another a layer of MSAs in Florida. I would like to generate a new layer that has the following properties: MSAs that overlap more ...
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Numbering rows and columns in polygon grid (fishnet)

I seem to be a bit stuck on what i thought would be quite straightforward. I've created a fishnet of polygons, all 25 x 25 metres, 100 polygons by 100 polygons. My main task is to create a ...
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How can I filling ring in QGIS 2.2?

I created a polygon which covers a park. But I want to distinguish some small buildings located inside the park. Consequently, I want to distinguish them and use them as independent patches inside the ...
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Calculate the number of points in a freehand polygon ArcGis Javascript API

I'm drawing a free hand polygon on my map. Now I want to calculate the number of points found in that polygon. I have done this code, which my now is giving me the number of points found in the map ...
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Combining different geometry types into same feature class?

I've searched the question in this blog. Maybe I don't use the right words but anyway my problem is not present in any post so I'll try to explain my question by opening a new one. I have a polygon ...
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How do I add coordinates to a polygon layer to be able to sort the polygons from north to south in QGIS?

I have a polygon file, where each polygon represents one property. I want to be able to sort the polygons from north to south or vice versa. I need them to be sorted in this way when I export them to ...
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Query to create polygone from lines that touches in POSTGIS

I am trying to create polygons from a line layer with a spatial query in postgis the probleme is i dont have a lot of information on the lines only id of each line and geometry thanks for your help
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Batch create fishnet using FME

I want to create a fishnet based on the extent of individual polygons from a list of polygons. I plan on processing each resulting fishnets further. I am maintaining a worldwide data set on Quarter ...
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QGIS Valmiera, Labels only show for part of polygons

Using 2.2.0-Valmiera on Ubuntu 13.10 I have for Croatia 21 Counties as polygons. Labels show only for 12 counties: here I see that no labels are shown for multipart features. So I checked "Show ...
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Get all points with in some range of a point (or range of point)

I have got a list of points and a fixed range (10m). So what I have to do is for each point I have to find all the points present in a table with the 10m range of the given point. For example: Let ...
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GRASS GIS - v.select- ERROR: bad allocation -

I'm quite new to Grass GIS. I have two vector maps, one of a grid (each grid cell is a polygon) and one of a much larger polygon. I've been trying to select the grid cells that lie completely within ...
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T-shaped polygons

Is there any coefficient that can indicate T-shaped polygons ? Examples of T-shaped polygons :
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Identify geographic location to points

I am quite new in QGIS and I really need your help. I have a map of Kenya divided into 68 districts and I have coordinates of 30.000 schools. The points have one variable besides the latitude and ...
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QGis 2.0.1 (german version): Transect with square polygons

I would like to create with QGis 2.0.1 ( Dufour , german version) several square polygons (1km ²) that seamlessly connect to each other, so that a strip ( transect ) of 9km times 1km length results . ...
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How to select/create polygons of interest based on existing polygon database and indicate other polygons that share boundaries in ArcGIS 10.2

The existing polygon database contains attribute table with the following structure, and has three levels; country, state, and city. I am interested in the state of 'Anhui' for example (and many ...
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Using polygon layers to cut holes in other layers

I have a number of polygons in a layer (old rehabilitation areas) and want to be able to selectively bring one to top and use this to cut a hole in the others and fill this with the cutting polygon ...
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Polygon Data to Fit Raster

I'm working with an NHD Flowline of streams and rivers in NC, and I'm trying to only retain the ones in the raster. I tried to convert to the raster to a polygon and was going to clip them, but in the ...
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Intersecting Overlapping Polygons Individually in ArcGIS

Map Layers: -Census Tract Shape File w/Population Data -Set of Store Locations with 5 Mile Buffers (Significant Overlap Between Buffers) I have create feature layers for both and I am trying to ...
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How to calculate the area between two line shapes?

I'm a newbie using QGIS (2.0). I'm trying to calculate the sidewalk area of a city. For that I have some shapes, extracted from Mricostation, with the topology (facades, fords, fences, etc.), but ...
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Non-deletion of nodes in QGIS

I've come across an annoying irritation. I have a .SHP converted from MapInfo which consists of a large number of features, a lot of which are made up of a whole heap of combined/multipart polygons. ...
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QGIS - Is it possible to Animate Polygons based on column values? [duplicate]

If you have an number of polygons with numeric data across 4 attributes/columns, you can display the data for one column but can you automatically cycle through the values for other selected columns? ...
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Can QGIS report/calculate areas/perimeters of individual polygon components within multipart shapefile?

Can QGIS report/calculate the areas/perimeters of individual polygon components within a multipart shapefile without using the "explode" vector tool to generate a new file? using QGIS 2.2.0 on ...
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Calculate distances between polygon centres in QGIS

Is there a practical way to calculate distances between polygon centroids in QGIS? I have a UK city region map divided into administrative units (1 ward = 1 polygon). I want to represent their ...
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CartoDB.js - Accessing table fields in hover function

I am new to CartoDB.js and javascript in general, and I am attempting to highlight polygons in response to a mouse hover. My plan of attack attempts to utilize one of the interesting templates ...
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How to check how much of a line (percentage-wise) is covered by a polygon in arcpy?

I'm searching for an efficient way to check if a line is covered by a polygon (see image, this case should return 2x "true"). Right now I only check wether a line is within a buffer with ...
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Distance from one point to many polygons

I'm using ArcMap 10.1 and have a shape file of polygons of municipalities. I also have the coordinates of the centroids of the polygons (if I need to use them). I want a column in my attributes table ...
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How to automatically add identical new polygons to a layer?

I am seeking a way, using QGIS, to automatically add polygon features identical to others on the layer. In this case, they are water valves on a water network. Anyone know of a user-friendly way to ...
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Add a field to output feature of a geoprocessing tool?

I am running the Watershed tool and RasterToPolygon tool in a loop for a number of points: flowdir = "flow.tif" flowacc = "flowacc.tif" pnts = [arcpy.PointGeometry(arcpy.Point(x=0.0, y=0.0, ID = ...