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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Cut a linear feature according to the directions or azimuths

I have a shapefile linear that contains a single items as in the image and I want to divide it into several section respecting the azimuth and the line direction. i have this code : import os ...
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Create matrix measuring distance from each point to every other point along polylines

I'm working on a project involving ancient trade routes. I have two datasets: 1) -Nodes (around 1000): Every node has a nodeID, lon, and lat 2) -Arcs (several hundred): contains a record for each ...
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UTFGrid and line features: UTFGrid not consistently triggering mouse events for line features

[Update: My first solution works (notes below), but I'm still interested in responses to the second solution I suggested.] Original Post: Has anyone experienced and resolved difficulties with ...
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How to convert an XML to Shapefile polyline

I want convert this XML file to a polyline shapefile. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?> <ci nc="BMSKDMA10" nl="BMskDMA10" mt="6" ct="DM" dtt="17342" dtu="15/01/2016 ...
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Color gradients to show direction in polylines

I am referring to this very useful hack to change the color gradient of buffered polygons in order to show direction (with a gradient from red to green, for example) hack The only problem is that ...
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Perpendicular Distance Markers on Polyline in MapInfo?

I have added chainage to a creek polyline in MapInfo v11.0.3 using the 1999 version of "Distance Marker" by Meridian. It looks poor as it does not have the functionality to create the markers ...
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Select by Location using first points of polyline

I am trying to select a point from a point layer that intersect a polyline layers firstpoint and using arcpy. I am getting an error "ExecuteError: ERROR 000622: Failed to execute (Select Layer By ...
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how to extract line features from a raster

I have a raster of land cover types where roads are represented by pixels (1 pixel = 25m x 25m = 625 m²). Is there a way to extract line features (here roads) from a raster ? ## Create raster as an ...
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Getting point from known points to specific distance of polyline using ArcObjects?

I want to know the coordinates of a polyline from specific point and distance. I have attached image to clear the specification. say, I have a points B(2,3). I want to know the coordinates of A and C ...
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updating Z coordinates of points in polylines

I have a polyline feature dataset with Z coordinates. I'd like to change the Z values (e.g.) by adding 10 meters. I am trying the following code, but no changes happen. It seems the code is able to ...
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Find out if overlaying polyline matches polygon centerline in qgis

I have a polygon and a polyline and I need to find a scientific way of how close that polyline is to the actual polygon centerline. Is there any way of doing this in qgis? Any extensions, models, ...
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How to combine two polyline shapefile together

Here is my question Two shapefile: * A: represent the outer boundary of the city area * B: represent the inner boundaries of the city divisions. I want to * Combine these two shapefile * ...
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Decompose the polygon with polyline inside

Here is my question: I have a polygon shapefile represent the whole country area. A polyline shapefile(with a bunch of line boundaries) represent the province boundaries So, how to decompose the ...
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Arguments error when running LineDensity scripts in arcpy

I'm trying to use LineDensity tool on polyline features. The shapefile is small and includes some invalid geometries. The code I use is an adaptation of an ArcGIS Help script. Here is my code: ...
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Intersect, Spatial Join?: One Line crossing Multiple Polygons, assigned wrong attribute

I am looking for any possible solutions to a problem I am encountering with ArcGIS. I am using census block groups (CBG) to assign streets an income level value based on their location within the ...
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Arrows with direction and proportional to attribute

my data looks like this: > main end.station start.staion Freq end.latitude end.longitude end.station 1 359 519 929 40.75510 -73.97499 E 47 St &\nPark Av 2 ...
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Create polyline at latitude line

I would like to create a polyline shapefile that runs along a line of latitude between two points of longitude. I have been able to create a line by creating a new shapefile, then editing the vertices ...
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Showing marker upfront in OpenLayers 3 while drawing polyline?

I am drawing the polylines on the map and displaying few marker as well which is working fine but when the polyline is drawn marker is above the line I wanted to know how to show the marker upfront ...
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Selecting features of vector layers based on another vector layer using QGIS?

I am using QGIS 2.12.2. I am using three vector layers (point, polyline and polygon shapefiles) of the region of interest. Any advice in making the selections from one dataset based on the other ...
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Extend line to specific distance or a line

I want to extend my polyline to a given distance. How can I do this. I have attached image to clear my specification. I am using .net in ArcMap . I am also using python in the image, I want to ...
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How to calculate the intersection within the grid and saving to the grid

Here is my example: (1) I creat the grid line layer using MMQGIS plugin (2) I use line intersection function to get the intersection points. I want to calculate the distance sum within each ...
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using OSRM Routing in Openlayers 3 to draw polyines on the map along the direction of the map

I'd like to implement routing on my map using OSRM and Openlayers 3 but there don't seem to be any examples or tutorials anywhere.All the sample are to confusing Sources refereed ...
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Using Python to convert line shapefile to raster, value=total length of lines within cell

I have already read the similar question Convert line shapefile to raster, value=total length of lines within cell using R. And I want to realize the function using Python. ===== My attempt ==== ...
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Get lat, long from QGIS polyline shapefile [duplicate]

I develop in C#. I want to develop a tool which needs to read the poly line coordinates. QGis is a very good tool that my users can use to generate a polyline .shp file. But how will I be able to ...
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Labeling each side of polygon with its length in ArcGIS Pro?

I am trying to figure out a way in ArcGIS Pro to label each side of a polygon with the length of the side without breaking it into individual polylines.
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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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How to fix discontinuities in polyline?

I have a polyline feature with all the railway tracks of a country. However, there are many discontinuities in the polyline (maybe 15 feet), that is, at several locations the polyline has a break of ...
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Clipping raster file in ArcMap over the extent of polyline shape

I have a calculated raster file, overlayed on a shapefile with lines (like on figure) I would like to clip the raster in ArcMap (since it is an interpolation and out of the vector shape it is mostly ...
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Clip beginning and end of lines in R

I have a series of lines which I need to 'top and tail' to remove the first and last x meters as roughly illustrated below with buffers of 200 m. library(geojsonio) library(rgeos) gurl <- ...
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Merging two polylines (street networks)

I have the following problem: I have two street datasets from completely different sources. I need some attributes from one dataset (red lines) to be joined into the other one (green lines). Until ...
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Creating centerline of polygon using PostGIS?

I am aware of Finding centrelines from polygons in QGIS? but I am looking for another Open Source GIS way to do this. Is there a possibility to create centerlines in PostGIS? I have this shapefile ...
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Densifying polyline to generate points at set distances using ArcMap?

I have a polyline, that I wish to create points along using ArcMap 10.2.2. I used the methodology suggested here, but I do not seem to be able to generate the points at the set intervals I desire. ...
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How to join polylines to form cells. Assign values to cells

In ArcMap 10.3 I have a grid created using fishnet that is made up of polylines. I need to find a way to make this lines join so that I can assign each cell a value based on what is in each cell. In ...
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Split Polyline QGIS - Too Many Resultant Features

I'm trying to split a single polyline into 2 polylines (I have lines that loop back on themselves, and I need to split each one into two lines: one for going, and one for coming back). When I use ...
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Breaking down a line into segments with different classifications

I'm new working in QGIS and my GIS skills are rusty. I have a polyline that is based on a road network. The segments are based on road data from NS gov't. I need to classify some of those segments ...
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Finding Points where two polylines cross in ArcGIS Runtime .NET SDK?

I am using ArcGIS SDK for .NET and have a graphic overlay defined on my mapview. I added two circles to the map (made with polylines) which overlap. I now need to determine the points at which the ...
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Divide polyline shapefile using R

I am very new to GIS in R. I have a question that may seem simple but so far I have had no luck. I am trying to split every line in a polyline shapefile into segments of three. My original file has ...
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How to stop QGIS auto snapping new poly lines as they are being created?

Im creating a polyline based data set which involves digistising around a large amount of street outlines. Is there a way to stop QGIS from auto snapping the new polyline section to a straight ahead ...
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How to connect slope values from dem to polyline layer in ArcGIS?

Is it possible to connect those elevation data from raster to polyline layer? I need to create a network analysis for the best way with the smallest elevation difference. Cheers, Kate
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Distance between points along polyline ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 (Desktop), and I'm trying to measure the distance between points following a path determined by a set of polylines. Hand measurement is not a viable option-- there are ~7500 ...
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Algorithm to realize monotone polyline?

I'm searching about the algorithm helping me realize monotone polyline. I would wonder if anyone has any program realizing monotone polyline.
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Calculating the length of the network lines inside polygon in QGIS 2.10.1

I am working with 2 datasets: delineations of the neighbourhoods traffic network. This is how they look: I would like to calculate the length of the roads per neighbourhood (polygon). As you ...
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How to create a polygon connecting the endpoints of multiple lines using python?

I'm trying to figure out how to create a polygon that connects all the endpoints of a shapefile containing a set of polyilnes with pythonscript in ArcGIS, I'm having trouble doing this as the order of ...
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How to add points to line at every polygon/polyline intersection and have attribute table including distance of new line sements

I am working with polyline shapefile. I need to add point data at every intersection of polyline/polygon which was no problem->simple intersection. Problem is, points were not added to the ends ...
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Use ArcMap to determine Polyline overlap, at a certain tolerance, against multiple other Polylines

My goal: Take one fiber route and see how much of the route is within a given distance from 0 other routes, a single route, two routes, and three or more routes. I have used the intersect function to ...
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Equal distance points on polylines

In QGIS 2.10.1 I want to create a point layer out of my polyline shapefile and all the points shall have a fixed distance (in meters) while I use WGS84 as coordinate system. So what do I use for this? ...
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ClearLayer() not working for polyline Decorators

I am working with leaflet api, where user draw shapes on images. Clearly i am having problem with polyline decorator because clearlayer method doesn't seem to work for decorators, might be a bug ...
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Dividing polyline layer in clusters with specific requirements in ArcGIS for Desktop?

For my work in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop I need to divide line layers into clusters/groups. Currently I am doing this manually, but I like to automate this. The line layers can consist of 50 up to 2500 ...
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Polyline geometry to graphic - SimpleLineSymbol is the only type not displaying on the map

I have modified the Measurement widget to keep a session based history of the measurements the user has made. When a user clicks on a history item, it should display the geometry associated with that ...
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Get the number of bends of a polyline

I am trying to get the number of curves/bends of a polyline. I know that I can accomplish this by getting the vertices of the polyline, and check the from and to and compare their angles, if they ...