A digital map feature that represents a place or thing that has length but not area at a given scale. A polyline feature may have one or more parts.

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Aligning Raster to polyline - Geological Fault

I have two rasters representing geological layer boundaries that are seperated by a polyline representing a fault. There is a significant offset between those two rasters. Now, at the fault, of course,...
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Create and save profiles of lines automatical in QGis or Arcmap [closed]

I have one polyline vector with 700 polylines and one raster file. I would like to make the profile of all polylines automatically and save it as csv or xls file. Associated with one polyline I have ...
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Representing multiple polylines in unique vector layer?

I have imported a layer which contains a lot of lines. They overlap each other in a cross kind of pattern. When zoomed out it can look like this: When zooming in on one of the broader lines it ...
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How to project 2D (poly)lines and polygons on a point cloud or a (tri)mesh (TIN)?

I'm searching a way to project 2D (break)lines and polygons (they are in an ESRI shapefile but I can translate them to something different if needed, like geojson for example) on a point cloud (seems ...
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polygon/polyline digitizing techniques for geological data

My current work involves extensive digitising of historic geology data - essentially the creation of new polygons and polylines based on overlain raster and vector layers. This is all done manually ...
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Recording height profile from raster along a polyline shapefile?

I'm looking for the easiest way to record a series of raster values along a 400 meter transect in ArcGIS 10.3.1. I'm working with a LiDAR canopy height model with 3mx3m cells where each cell ...
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Create transect lines of specific length through points

I've got a series of 30 random points in ArcGIS 10.3.1. I'm hoping to generate 200 meter lines of a specific orientation (i.e. north-south) through each point so that I can sample continuous raster ...
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ArcMap: Extend lines to Points without altering original geometry

Is there an efficient way to extend lines to points in ArcMap? I have a utilities dataset, where I do not want to change the original geometry, but instead add to it in order for end vertices of ...
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Split multiple polylines by distance in ArcGIS

Is there a method to split thousands of polylines by employing a tool like the "Editor" - "Split" method and using distance, in ArcGIS? When I utilize the "split" - "distance" tool (fig1), it ...
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Comparing multiple polyline shapefiles to single key file

I am working on a project where we are comparing participants' spatial memories. We take them through a circuit, then later in the lab they draw the route they traveled. I want to be able to compare ...
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Segment polyline at distance from points

I have polylines with many vertices (i.e., a river). For analytical purposes, I want to segment this line at specific distances from points that occur along these polylines. Normally with straight ...
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How to convert multipoint layer to polyline layer in QGis

How can I convert a multipoint layer to polylines layer in QGis. I am looking for a tool equal as the GeoWizards (convert > Multipoint to polyline) for ArcGis.
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Joining attributes of two line feature classes (street network, ArcGIS)

I have two line feature classes for a street network. Their geometries are only crudely similar, while their attributes are different. I am trying to add the attributes of one feature class to the ...
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Convert encoded polylines into geojson and kml files?

There are plenty of resources available online to help users encode polylines. I am looking for something that does the opposite but my extensive research yields minimal results. I have a massive set ...
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Calculating complexity among data

I have a set of polylines represented on a map along a certain axis line. Most of the polylines are close to each other along this line, but they all have a certain angle of orientation. Considering ...
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Measure polyline length in QGIS

I try to measure the length (in meters) of the polyline layer that pass inside the olive polygon layer only, and if it possible export the wanted polyline into new layer: the attribute table of the ...
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Measuring length of curved lines for district

I work in a country which is divided in election destricts(polygon shp). I have the roads of the country as a vector layer (vector shp). I want to find a tool for QGIS like sum line lengths of qgis (...
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Convert SpatialPolygonsDF boundaries to SpatialLinesDF keeping information on polygons

I have a SpatialPolygonsDataFrame and I need to convert polygon boundaries into a SpatialLinesDataFrame retaining the attributes of the 2 polygons The structure of the SPDF looks like this 'data....
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get lat/lon values of every start and end point of polyline

I have a polyline shapefile with 166 different line features. How would one populate the attribute table with x and y values of the start and end points of each line?
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How do I know which way line features are oriented?

I'm working on QGIS on a street shp file which has Left From, Left To, Right From, Right To fields fields, building a geocoder. I need to know which way these features are oriented, which I think is ...
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How to make a polyline with two-sided arrows show two colors

I am very new to ArcGis development and so bear with me if I asked a silly question. I am using ArcGis 10.2 on C#. I have two features (A and B) on the map. I need to place two arrowed lines - one ...
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Combining line vector shapefiles with different attributes

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 for desktop. I have two shapefiles, both with polyline vector data for roads in the same area. This area is quite large, approximately 7,500 km², so there are a lot of roads in ...
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Snapping end lines ArcGIS 10.4

I am trying to snap 2 polylines features as the picture below : I would like to snap both end lines using tolerance distance ans only snap the nearest feature: from the red feature, choose the ...
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Counting nodes/vertices in large polyline GeoJSON?

I have a large .geojson file (~ 1 GB) of made up of thousands of polylines. My objective is to count the number of vertices (not end points) in the entire file. Is there a python module that is ...
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Mapping raster values to nearest grid cell on a polyline

I'm not sure if the following task is possible in ArcGIS, or whether I need to use something like MatLab - I wondered whether the community could possibly advise if it is possible, and if so, what ...
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Join / merge lines that touch and intersect in QGIS

I have a large dataset consisting of lines/polylines where I would like to join/merge the lines that touch / intersect. Each line has an individual ID and there are no common attributes I can use for ...
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Create polygons from points

I have a points dataset, which contains what are essentially vertices of polygons. They represent a number of separate, discrete polygons, and there is a field delineating these by name. Using this ...
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How to count near intersecting polylines and merge them?

I have a dataset with several polylines created by GPS points of car trips. I am trying to create a simple heatmap where roads with more traffic (where polylines intersect) get darker. I already ...
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Reordering vertices on a polyline (route)

I have a route in which the second vertex is in the middle of the line. Route is about 130 miles long. This is preventing me from recalibrating. Is there any tool that will re order or sort all the ...
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Not all polygons digitize when converted from lines

I have a polyline feature consisting of a grid. I attempted to convert this grid into a polygon using the "Feature to Polygon" geoprocessing tool, and it appears that not all lines have been carried ...
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create heatmap from coordinates [duplicate]

computer science student here, haven't done much in GIS, just trying to finish a project for a class. What I have is a CSV of origin/destination points as co-ordinates (longitude and latitude) what ...
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QGIS break polyline into line segments

In QGIS (2.14.3.) how do I break polyline features in their consisting (single)line features? I have tried the 'Explode lines' geoprocessing tool, but this destroys the whole polyline into very atomic ...
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Find all states (polygons) through which a route (polyline) passes

Used GADM to find GeoJSON polygons for the states of India. Now, given a google route between two cities, I need to find all the states the route passes through. Any suggestions on how to proceed? ...
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How to efficiently convert origin-destination coordinates into lines in R

Reproducible example to show what I mean: # Create origins and destinations odf = data.frame(fx = 1:5, fy = 1:5, tx = 0:4, ty = rep(1, 5)) The challenge is to convert this into straight lines ...
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Determining curvature of polylines

I'm dealing with several thousand polylines of Geologic data with mixed degrees of curvature. I'm attempting to quantify just "how curved" these lines are and was curious if there was a means to do ...
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Adjusting labels in for stationing

How do I update labels for stationing? I am using the "Station Lines" plug in which is great, but I need the labels to read 01+00, 02+00.... as opposed to 1,2..... Also, can I start this labeling ...
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Polylines and polygons - QGIS-2.14.3-1

After extracting contour lines from a DEM (obtaining polylines), and transforming them to polygons, I export the vector layer with polygons to a DXF. Then I import the DXF into Corel Draw to manage ...
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Assigning common field value to segments between two points using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I have a shapefile with polylines connecting points. Instead of having one single polyline connecting two points, there exist a number of consecutive segments ...
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How to get polyline latitude and longitude by click on polyline android?

I have set Polyline click listener like this : map.setOnPolylineClickListener(new GoogleMap.OnPolylineClickListener() { public void onPolylineClick(Polyline polyline) { int ...
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ArcGIS 10.3: How to merge lines divided by junction points?

I have one shapefile with train stations (points) from a region in the UK and another shapefile with railroad tracks (lines) between these stations. Problem is, in the latter I don't have a unique ...
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Fixed distance between two contours - Qgis 2.14.1

There is a possibility, when you select a contour line and give a fixed length of line, this line connects automatically to the next contour lines? I have two other questions on this subject but I do ...
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Draw a line between 2 sets of coodinates [duplicate]

Basically, I have a table of river cross sections coordinates in excel . I have x,y data for one side of the bank and another X,Y coordinate for the opposite bank. In excel I have 5 headings, the ...
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Polyline turned upside down and sideway (from encoded polyline to geojson to shapefile)

I was given an encoded polyline that I decoded and exported into a geojson file using the fabulous tool here: http://barryrowlingson.github.io/polyline-to-geojson/ but now I am running into another ...
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Decode encoded polylines to usable format for QGIS

Beginner alert. I was given a set of encoded polylines that I need to import into a QGIS project. I understand what encoded polylines are but now I am stuck with how to decode them into some usable ...
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Algorithm to simplify a Polygon/Series of Points to a given number of Points

I have a polygon (or let's call it just a series of points). I want to simplify it (reduce the amount of points) to a given number of points. Currently I use Douglas Peucker and try to guess the ...
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Loop distance point pyQgis

I have a .shp of lines where I'm able to calculate the sum of segments length but I'm trying to put a point at a given distance in meters. The problem is it puts a point at every segment. When I give ...
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How to split multiple lines of the same feature using a line?

So obviously there is a split tool to split a single selected line. In my instance I would like to split 2+ lines of the same feature using a tool that is similar to the split tool. In this image I ...
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GIST slows down query?

I have an odd case where creating a GIST index slows down my query instead of speeding it up. The setup consists of two tables, one with multi-polygons, another with points. I want to calculate which ...
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Arcpy module to read csv files and create polyline shapefiles

I am creating a module in arcpy that will loop through a folder with csv files in it. I have both of them written, and they work fine on my computer. However when I send them to anyone else they won't ...
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Why does connected polyline (KML file) appear unconnect in arcmap as layer?

I created polygone in google earth and imported it to arcmap as layer. All things are OK but when I converted polygon to polyline, there some parts of polyline has not shown although its vertices ...