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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How to find length of a discontinued line feature

I wanted to find the length of features in a road layer. So I go through each feature in the layer and used, line = feature.geometry().asPolyline() to find the points which particular feature is ...
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Interpolate dxf polyline vertex elevation from DTM?

I am working on several autocad polylines (with several vertices...) that have the exact N,E coords but now I would like to add the elevation data for every polyline's vertices from a dtm. I thought ...
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How to create the same number of points along multiple polylines?

Input: Polyline Shapefile (all lines are different lengths) and a specified number of points that will be placed on the line (will be same number of points for all lines) Desired Output: Point ...
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How to Calculate the average value near a point

I am new to ArcGIS ArcMap. I want to calculate the average value of one point ( layer flowline ). This could be done using the value of the point and the values of the four neighbor points ( raster ), ...
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Zigzag Line Symbol in QGIS

I'm looking for a zigzag line symbol in QGIS. Is there perhaps an easy way to do this that I'm missing? I have tried creating a marker line using a simple triangle marker (^) and adjusting the size of ...
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How can I find small distance between polylines?

I`m trying to find lines which have small distance between them and I am using ArcGIS 10 for this. I had tried to make points at the both ends of the lines and to detect the distance between points ...
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What units are shape_length in?

When generating polylines from a series of points, I used "Points to Line" tool. From this, Arc generates a polyline feature class, which includes the attribute shape_length. What units are these ...
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QGIS - Calculate distance between a point layer to n nearest polylines

In QGIS I am trying to calculate the distance from a point layer to a polyline layer for the n nearest polylines. I have figured out how to calculate this distance to the centroid of the polylines ...
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Find Average Elevation - ArcGIS Desktop

I am working with 2 shapefiles. One contains the boundaries of a city, the other contains polylines representing the topographic features of the area. Essentially, the polylines make a topographic ...
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Splitting multiple noncontiguous polylines into multiple files

I have multiple polyline shapefiles that are non-contiguous, that is to say that each shapefile contains polylines that have breaks in them. I am looking to split each of these polyline segments into ...
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ArcGIS ArcMap average values in a single flowline

I am newbie in Arcmap. I need to get the average (Velocity) values of 1000 points on my long flowline. I tried to make parallel lines on each gridpoint using the "copy Parallel" function. But there ...
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Wrong Display in Line Symbol and Gradient Color

I create a line symbol with specific gradient color and below control template: <ControlTemplate> <Path x:Name='Element' StrokeThickness='10' UseLayoutRounding='False' ...
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How to create Multipart Line in ArcPy?

I am developing some script in where I want to create custom multi part line geometry. For example: I have one array of points a,b,c and second array of points e,d,f. I want to create one ...
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Extracting raster values with polylines in QGIS

I have a polyline shapefile that represent a road an a raster grid with slope values. Is it possible to interpolate the shape file and the grid to have the average slope of the road? I know that I can ...
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Turning Polyline with Multiple Segments into One Single Line

Using QGIS Valmiera (MapInfo and other software is also available) Is there a way to convert a polyline with multiple segments into a single line? I.e. by taking the first point and the last point of ...
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How to convert 3d profiles to points in ArcGIS 10.1

I have created some 3d profiles using the Interpolate Line button (in ArcGIS 10.1). Which looks like: I would like to convert these lines into points and in order to do that I am under the ...
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Export long lat from polyline as csv file in QGIS

I want to draw a line in QGIS and then, export the long-lat of each point into a Comma Separated Value (csv) file. I tried doing this by creating a new shapefile layer and then using the Add Feature ...
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Point input for polyline not acceptable?

Input QgsPoint(s) are returning an error in a Polyline creation routine. Any clues?! processing.runandload("qgis:polygoncentroids", Base, "memory:CenterNode") ...
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How do I create measured line segments along existing polylines from a starting point?

I realize my problem may be solved using Linear Referencing, and if that's the case I'm looking for help figuring out the workflow involved there. I'm working in ArcGIS 10.2 Desktop Basic, and this ...
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Cut polyline in Qgis 2.4

I want to shorten a feature (a polyline representing a road) in QGIS 2.4 In QGIS 2.0 there was "Split Features" tool in the "Advanced Digitizing" toolbar. Here the icon: I'm not able to do this ...
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Splitting existing polygons with existing polylines(roads) with GME tool “split polygon by lines”

After reading through many of these articles i believe the GME tool "split polygon by lines" should be useful to my problem. I have a polygon that needs to be split by a road layer. When i run this ...
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Drawing outline of points in ArcGIS for Desktop [closed]

Simple question, can Arc take a shapefile of points, calculate which ones are at the "edges" and draw a polygon or polyline around it. I know there are masks and bounding geometry and all of that, but ...
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Is it possible to georeference a shapefile? [duplicate]

I need to align a polyline shapefile with a pre-existing one. This new one has a couple of edits, but for some reason shows up in a different location (I believe the person who made this edit did so ...
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How to automate drawing a polyline from 2 intersecting datasets based on proximity?

I've been stuck on a situation recently where my company's data has to be integrated with another. Basically there are two point shapefiles comprising of >50000 points, and as shown in the image ...
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Retrieving routedescription geometry as GeoJSON

I'm building a small web-map and would wich to display a polyline representing a specific route via roads. With leafletjs it is easy to display the geometry on/over the map. So that's not the problem. ...
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How to compare polylines attribute from the same GRID cell in ArcGIS 10?

I need some help because I do not know how to model this issue: I have two polyline shapefiles. They have an attribute that I need to be compared. These are roads from different sources. So, I have ...
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Take parallel lines and automatically move them apart

Rather than collapsing parallel lines, I am looking for a process that would separate them. There are a number of lines on the network that run too close together to distinguish as separate ...
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QGIS custom labeling by clicking on polyline (and polygon)

QGIS has now few really good options for custom labels but I can't find a way how to easily manage labels along polylines. Is there a tool which helps me place labels by clicking on a polyline so the ...
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Reading Points as PolyLines

I'm currently developing an Android app where I need to show some information on a map, which is stored as Shapefiles (.shp + .shx + .dbf). I noticed that when the shapefile is opened in QGis, a nice ...
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QGIS Line End Caps

When styling a road network where all sections of the network between junctions are separate paths, I style the ends of the lines to rounded to remove any gaps that might appear where the joins are at ...
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Convert polyline to polygon Using ArcObjects

I have a polyline and I want to convert it to a single polygon feature,I used this code but I get error while I can convert the same shape file using feature to polygon on ArcGIS Where is my mistake? ...
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Adding end nodes to a line

I'm hoping someone can help me here. I have a line feature and what I am trying to achieve is to determine is in which direction the line ends. I understand that this could be achieved with ...
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Create voronoi diagram from line segments

I'm looking for a way to create a voronoi diagram based on line segments instead of points. See the example below (taken from this presentation). Ideally I'd like something I can script from Python, ...
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Calculating the fractal dimension of a line segment

I have a shp file with hundreds of features that represent clipped segments of coastline. Each segment is made up of many vertices (dozens, perhaps even hundreds). (FYI, the segments were created by ...
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Create FeatureClass in Personal Geodatabase and store data

I have to create a new featureClass in my existing personal GeoDatabase. And save some polylines into this featureClass. How can i do it? I need c# code to do this. Edit: I have a problem during ...
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Georeferencing system of rivers using XY To Line tool? [duplicate]

I have a State Water Hydro layer from our GIS county office that does not have georeferenced attributes (It is sitting on top of a State Plane county basemap). Looking at the XY to Line tool I need ...
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Simplify polyline with the intersection point kept

I have a some line and polygon features which consist of too many points, so I tried to simplify them. I found the "Ramer–Douglas–Peucker algorithm". I think it will work well for a single feature ...
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Get attributes from intersecting lines to label generated intersection point

I have an urban road network (as a feature class), consisting of only polylines. I have to make a database of all the intersections between the streets. The problem is that as I generate those ...
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GIS Survey Line Plans

Has anyone ever heard of any tools in either Arcmap, QGIS, Mapwindow GIS etc, that could create a line plan (Survey Lines) across a polygon (Survey Area)? A form of input such as distance between ...
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Get points along a polyline at defined distance c#

I need to store into my array the points along the polyline at each defined distance. Example: The Polyline length is 50m, I set the interval to 5m. I have to store in the array all the points along ...
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How to split a (road) buffer using the centerline?

I have a road centreline dataset which I have buffered using the road width. I used the standard QGIS buffer tool. I realise for my analysis I actually need to split the road buffer in half and ...
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How to check VALUES from different datasets spatially near with ArcGIS10

I need some suggestions, let's see: I have two heavy polyline datasets, from different sources, so they will never be coincident (it doesn't matter this issue). Both have the same field from which I ...
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How to get the First and Last Point coordinates of a Polyline with Field Calculator in ArcGIS10

I'm trying to get the First Point coordinates (x,y) and Final Point coordinates (x2,y2) from a polyline in ArcGIS 10 with the Field calculator. I've added 4 (double) fields like StartX,StartY,EndX ...
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QGIS convert polyline to fixed width polygon

I have a shp file of polylines for trails, and I need to convert them all to be polygons that are 8 ft wide (4 ft from the center of each side of the polyline). I tried a following a few other posts ...
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Rasterizing polyline data with QGIS/GDAL: custom line width

I need to make a raster from a polyline shapefile. However, when I use gdal_rasterize (either directly or through QGIS), all my lines are drawn one pixel wide, while I need them to be drawn with the ...
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MapInfo Thematic mapping - line width based on a field

I want to apply thematic mapping to a layer in MapInfo with varying line thicknesses based on a float column. Is this possible?
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Creating new lines along specifically selected existing lines using QGIS?

I have tried to find a solution for this everywhere, with no result... My problem is that I want to be able to manually draw a line that automatically snaps to a line (creating an exact copy of the ...
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Produce line from components, length and angle

I have a CSV file, or point data file which includes information about line vectors which I have previously calculated. This file is outlined as such: x, y, dx, dy, length, angle(east_from_north) ...
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How to create polygons from unclosed polylines?

I have a layer of driveway that is in polylines unclosed . They are just two parallel lines outlining the width of the driveway. Then again, there is a gap (sidewalk layer) and driveway continues ...
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Error when running cluster and outlier analysis

I am attempting to run Cluster and Outlier Analysis on a Shapefile Feature Class. The geometry type is a line feature class. I am receiving the following error when attempting to utilize this tool: ...