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 copy closed loop lines into polygon feature class

I'm trying to utilize line contour data to find the volumes of local depressions. To do this, I want to copy the closed loops formed by depression contours into a polygon feature class to find the ...
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GPS data cleaning - Sampling of track data

I have gotten a fairly large polyline-dataset of GPS-recorded tracks. I'd like to have a sample along the tracks for different variables. The problem is that the data has overlapping tracks. This ...
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splitting a lines layer using points

I'm looking to accomplish a similar task to this thread: How to split a line at point positions? Using QGIS and the Processing and GRASS toolboxes available, I'm looking to split a vector layer ...
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classify lines in shapefile by distance to other lines in same shapefile

I'm using ArcGIS 9.3 (and have XTools Pro). I need to classify each line in a shapefile by how close it is to other lines in the shapefile (ie less than 475 ft, less than 450 ft, less than 425 ft) ...
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Trouble intersecting a polyline and contours (Hack index / stream length gradient index)

Working on creating polylines for measurement using SL index (hack index). So far I have the main trunk of a stream, and contours at 10m. What I am trying to do is a) get the elevation at each ...
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How to determine right side of the street vs left side?

Given the following information, how does the program determine which side is the even-numbered side of the street?
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Explode/Decompose Polyline Network with MapInfo

I have a network of polylines which possibly include multi polylines as well. I wish to decompose these polylines into their fundemental line segments so I can produce the following table: Link_ID | ...
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How to Split Polyline into Equal Segments using ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I need to split polylines (street file) into short lines; for example, split any streets longer than 200 meters into segments that are shorter than 200 meters.
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ET Geotools Split Lines at Vertices Issue

This might seem like a really simple question but for whatever reason I can't figure it out. How do I run the split line tool in ET Geotools on an entire polyline layer? I can do it for a single ...
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Line start and end nodes: determining what is a junction

I have a layer of points and polylines and want to determine which points are road junctions. I currently have all start and end nodes within 3m of my road network as a layer. However I cannot ...
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Google Maps: Decoded polylines showing up incorrectly

I'm trying to draw an encoded polyline via the Google Maps API (v3), and it seems to draw 'sort of' correctly (as in, roughly in the right area of the world ;) ) but otherwise is very, very wrong. ...
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How to get polyline features from a raster file using ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a watershed accumulation file look like this: There are several white lines by visual, and I tried the raster to polyline tool and got this: Are there better ways to extract polyline ...
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How to split a line at designated points and vertices(confluences)?

I have a line that already has its own segments and attribute table: I've used line dissolve tool in Geoalgorithms to make the previous attribute table look like this:so I make the segmented line ...
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Shortest path to draw all polyline routes in geometric network without repeating

My problem is related to the "shortest path" problem, however it's slightly different in that I don't want to draw one path but to draw all paths without repeating any routes (as much as is possible). ...
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Finding percent landcover types with points or polylines

I'm using ArcMap 10.1. I had an orthophoto of an old study site. I traced two polygon shapefiles from this photo- one of "fields" and one of "forest". I made a point shapefile of the sampling points, ...
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Longest route of a stream in ArcGIS? [closed]

I have a shapefile with polylines representing rivers all over a region. In the attached image, there is an example of one river. The longest route is marked by the two red dots on this river, but ...
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How to extend polylines to the nearest point

Hi could anyone tell me a way of getting my polylines to search for a point within a certain number of meters of their start/end points and extend to it? edit: There was some broblem uploading a ...
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How to cut a line feature in QGIS 2.0?

I want to shorten a feature (a polyline representing a road) in QGIS 2.0. I tried the 'cut features'-tool that look like a pair of scissors. First I chose the right layer, and then clicked 'Toggle'. ...
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How to correctly use multipolyline with leaflet

I'm trying to represent one polyline with leaflet, then copy it in a multi polyline, empty the polyline, and fill it again with new data. I currently use something like: l = ...
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Building real-time point/polyline connection in GIS

In the first instance I need to create the network by constructing the basic elements, the nodes and links. This is relatively easy work as SharpMap has provided geometry tools that allow users to ...
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How to determine longest length of segmented polylines representing rivers? [duplicate]

I have a series of shapefiles using polylines to represent the hydro network of a region. As you can see in the picture, these polylines go into great detail. These polylines are very segmented even ...
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How can I add height data to a polyline in QGIS?

I want to place a polyline at the correct altitude in QGIS. Is that possible and how do I do this? What I have is a polyline (railroad) and I want to add information on the electrics above the ...
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(Solved) Near/Spatial Join pick the wrong polyline segment as closest [closed]

I have a set of points near a street centerline. I need to find the perpendicular point on the street centerline, and use their x y instead of the GPS information of the original points. I tried Near ...
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Split 3D line feature at vertices based on slope change

I've already asked a question about this subject, but now I think I'm almost getting to the point. I have to split roads in ramps to calculate LS factor (RUSLE - soil erosion) These are the steps ...
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Generating vineyard's rows in a polygon

Does anyone know if it's possible to generate line (the distance between each one is 2 meters) in a polygon?
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Measuring polyline lengths running through a raster - is this possible?

I have a reclassified raster layer with 4 values and a vector layer of polylines. I would like to discover the length of the lines running through each raster value, or the percentage of the lines ...
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PyShp 1.2 creating Polyline from GML

I have a problem in creating some polylines in one Shapefile with PyShape. The plan is to read a GML file containing LineStrings and create a shapefile. The theory is clear, but the realworld is ...
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How to join 2D polylines and DEM into 3D polylines?

I got a simple question but could not find a satisfactory answer yet: I have a road network in 2D/PostGIS and a DEM. I want to turn the road network into 3D by retrieving the Z-value from the DEM. ...
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How to transfer attribute of nearest Point to Line feature?

Feature class 1: Addresses (Point) Feature class 2: Road centerlines (Polyline) Which is the most appropriate tool for transferring the Address attribute (e.g. Road No. or Bldg) to the nearest Road ...
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The command for find the object

I got error message that shows "Object has more than 1 line in polyline". What is the command to find the object that has more than one line (such as error on number 100) Thank you
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How can I manually cut existing polylines at a point of my choosing in MapInfo?

I want to edit polylines so that only the part of the polylines that fall within a certain area are remaining. SQL queries highlight the whole polyline if it falls within the desired area and hence ...
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How do I calculate the coordinates of the median point of a polyline?

I have a shapefile with some polylines. For each one of these polylines I'd like to calculate the median of the polyline (i.e. the point that's equidistant from each end) and then, calculate its ...
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How to create arrows lines automatically on ArcGIS, for a thematic map of directed flux?

I need to create a Map with the Import and Export Flux between countries. I have the needed data in my table. But I wish to know if there is any tool or extension which allow me to create those ...
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Split polylines in ramps

I have a shapefile (polylines) of some roads and I want to divide the roads in ramps. Ramp = a piece of the road delimited by the top of a hill and a valley. So, pretending that you're driving in ...
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Assigning an intersecting line length dependent value to a raster during polyline conversion

I am converting a road network polyline into raster format- my polyline shapefile has an exhaust emissions rate attribute which is in kg/km What I want to achieve is a raster that has (at say 5m ...
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ArcGis 10 interpolate Z between polyline's vertices (IZ.InterpolateZsBetween ?)

Here's what's happening: I want to create a 3D line using only the height of some GSP points. I need to be able to extrapolate the vertice's height between where it's known to the one where it's ...
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Finding lines in point patterns?

I have a point pattern (see below) in which I assume to find "significant" lines of points. However, I did not find any method that is integrated in a GIS or in R that searches for such line pattern ...
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Easiest way to find spatial differences between Polyline shapefiles

I run into this problem a lot. I have two polyline's and I need to test for Spatial differences in them. Usually I use Erase and I have my answer, but on this PC I now only have access to ArcGIS Basic ...
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How to convert OSM polyline data to polygons?

I just now downloaded OSM data .I am having the data as polylines. I want that polylines as polygons is it possible in Qgis?below I also posted the screen shot of the polyline also.
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ArcView: Trim polyline, that is shorter than specific dangle length (alternative to tool: Trim Line)?

I am looking for a way to trim dangles from a polyline shape, that are shorter than a specific length like the Trim Line Tool for ArcEditor and ArcInfo, but with ArcView-License. I already discover, ...
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ArcGIS Symbology Transparency

Using ArcGIS 10.1, I am interested in symbolizing a series of polylines to generate a pseudo-heatmap like one of the answers to this question. The essence of the solution idea is to symbolize each ...
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3D Polyline by Slope on Surface

I wish to project (continue/extend/whatever) a polyline upslope following a specified gradient along a DEM surface. Is there any way of doing this?
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How to edit (particularly flip direction of) polyline obtained through UpdateCursor?

I want to flip the direction of a polyline feature obtained as a result of an Update query; e.g. lines= arcpy.UpdateCursor(myFeatureClass,myQuery) dsc= arcpy.Describe(myFeatureClass) try: for ln ...
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Draw lines for existing list of data

I have a csv file containing information for loads of lines (dates, road names, condition information, etc etc) but which have no geographical information (other than the association of road name) Is ...
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ArcPy Create Point Along Line A Specified Distance From A Specified Point

In ArcGIS Basic I am trying to take a road polyline(one segment for the entire length of road) and get a point placed on the map a specified distance from an intersection. I have a layer of ...
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Changing polyline vertex followed be union causes exception

I'm new to this arcobject stuff. I'm trying to change the last vertex on a polyline feature. (using C#) After the change I need to add this changed polyline into another. It seemed to work except if ...
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Retrieve common paths of polylines ArcObjects

I have a polygon featureClass and a polyline featureClass. I now want to handle all geometries within the latter that are contained in the boundaries of polygon features, that means they shell simply ...
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Quantifying polyline overlap

I have a set of regions and would like to quantify the degree to which the boundary of these regions are situated on/near rivers. I have turned the regions from polygons to polylines in arcgis 10.1 ...
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What's the unit of measurements produced by “sum line lengths”?

My goal is to find the total length of roads per county for a particular state. You would think there would be a simple government spreadsheet with this information in it.... I cannot figure out how ...
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How do I find the intersection of two polylines in PostGIS?

I have a set of road conditions reported for small segments of road, and I am hoping to determine the specific subset of each segment which intersect with a route along the road so that I can draw the ...