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 symbolize 3D polylines segements? [on hold]

Using ArcGIS, I created 3D polylines by extending the sample code here: ESRI Sample Code import arcpy # A list of features and coordinate pairs feature_info = [[[1, 2, 5], [2, 4,10], [3, 7,25]], ...
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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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How to obtain closest point of point over polylines layer in PostGIS 1.4 (without st_ClosestPoint)?

I´ve got a polylines layer (pipes) and a points layer (valves) and In Postgis 1.4 I would like to obtain the closest points but exactly on the closest polyline. In other words, i need to locate each ...
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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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Merging two polylines with programming?

We are currently working on a project where we have to merge sections (polylines) to a route, but the big question is how to do this. We have currently tried adding those two as segmentcollections but ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to draw lines from two points in a CSV?

I have a CSV file where one line looks like this: Duration, user, lat-start, long-start, lat-end, long-end 298, Casual,38.9101,-77.0444,38.91554,-77.03818 Each row in the CSV has two points and I ...
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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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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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ArcGIS - Locate features along routes returning double results?

I am using locate features long routes using a points layer and a routed polyline network. Each point has a unique ID. My end goal is to determine is a point is to the left or right of the line. ...
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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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Measuring correct line length from a 2D polyline using 3D raster QGIS

I am trying to measure the correct line length of a 2D polyline when draped over a 3D surface. In theory I would expect the line length to change when moved from the 2D to 3D. The polyline is spaced ...
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Segment matching on a polyline

I have about 1000+ running routes which I can load into memory as polylines using latitude and longitude data captured from a running watch. From these polylines I would like to be able to identify ...
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Polyline graphics not displaying in Javascript API?

I am getting features (graphics) back from an IdentifyTask, setting a symbol and adding to a graphics layer. Polygons and points show up just fine, but not lines. Has anyone else encountered this? ...
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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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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 probleme is it put me a point at every segments.. If i ...
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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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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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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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Creating a line along an existing polyline from a point

I have a large data set of points, all of which lie on a river network and have x, y co-ordinates. I want to calculate the slope of the river channel at each point from the underlying DEM by taking ...
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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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Polyline ZM: automatic vertex height errors correction

Paolo I've got many rivers (polylines ZM) with a lot of height errors in Polylines 'vertices. Vertices' Z errors are not all equal in height (i.e. they are not all at zero height). I must create a TIN ...
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Intersection between polylines feature to polygon in QGIS

I would like to transform a line shapefile into polygons. However, the tool Vector>Geometry>Line to Polygon doesn'to work to me. What I would like to do is using the intersection between lines and ...
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Converting polyline data to polygons?

I am trying to convert some polyline coastline data into a polygon that I can use to clip/subset back other data sets by this polygon. There are some small gaps in the coastline data, which ...
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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 ...
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Edit limited to part of multi geometry collection in kml google earth

I have polylines on kml format ,I want to edit those kml polylines via google earth when I try to modify the polyline I get the error Edit limited to part of multi geometry collection.
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How to offset polyline geometries (not symbology) using QGIS?

I have a polyline layer which has a road network digitized, up the center, in both directions however the polyline are sat "one on top of the other". I can display the lines separately by ...
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Split polyline where it intersects with other lines in MapInfo

I have a polyline (bus route) which I want to split where it intersects with other lines (not polylines) I have created. I'm happy to initially do it manually to see how it works, although I would ...
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Create an average polyline from a set of polylines

I am trying to plot the average of several polylines (up to 40). I have several shorelines of a short section of beach plotted from different dates and would like to plot their average position. Is ...
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Sum line lengths by category

Is there any chance to calculate line lengths by category. To be precise, I have 4 road categories (state, county, local and uncategorized) and want to calculate them all within one poligone. So ...
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Plot a point at a user input distance perpendicular to a polyline

I have a straight polyline and the distances in metres of the points I want to plot perpendicular to that line. The points are all different distances and should be measured from a different point ...
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Converting contour lines to terrain dataset?

I have downloaded free DEM from the NET and I generated a contour line with 10 meter for interval. So, I just want to convert the contour lines to LAS point file to create a new terrain dataset. Is ...
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Forcing polyline to offset from polygon border

I am currently working on a site with polygons and polylines and am looking for a way to ensure that the polyline does not overlay the site boundary. I am creating a habitat map and do not want the ...
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How do I export data points from topology checker into an attribute table?

I used topology checker in QGIS to find all dangles in my roads polyline shapefile. The topology checker returned about 528 dangling ends, also called errors. How do I save these points into an ...
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Points to polyline for ArcScene 3D?

I calculated a trail up mountain using least cost path analysis. I converted the raster trail to a polyline using the raster to polyline. I then used the feature vertices to points (input being the ...
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How can I use ST_Contains/ST_Overlaps with non-simple lines?

Following the SQL of the accepted answer to How to get smallest line segments from intersection + difference of multiple overlapping lines? copied below. I'm having some difficulties assign the ids of ...
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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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Faulty altitude point between contours

I have point(picket?) between 2 contour lines with even number altitudes. Now i got these new 5 meters steps contour in between. As you see, this point between red lines was OK, but now that this 175 ...
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PostGIS help writing a ST_MakeSimple method for self intersecting lines?

I have imported Open Street Map lines into PostGIS 2.1 and I need to clean up the self intersecting ways. I have done some manual edits in the past but there are many more ST_IsSimple(way) = false ...
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Expanding shapefile shapes

Given a coastline definition (e.g. NOAA GSHHG or OSM Coatlines), I would like to "expand" or "grow" the shape defined by a set amount, e.g. 100m. For example, given a island like this (with 8 ...
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Point-Line shortest distance and corresponding angle using FME

I want to determine the shortest distance and especially the corresponding angle from a point to a polyline. A solution using FME would be strongly preferred.
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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 ...