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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Cumulative length of polylines

I have a polyline shapefile with streams. I would like to turn this to a raster where there would be a cumulative length sum value in each pixel moving downstream. In other words, this would be an ...
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Merge line segments by length (in QGIS)

I have a layer containing line segments which are connected by their endpoints (e.g. as within a street network). I'd like to merge (union) polylines within this layer into one feature until following ...
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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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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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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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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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How to measure similarity of approximately congruent polylines

My initial question was posted here. The answer of whuber provides a nice solution for the case when polylines are congruent. However, the problem is that my polylines are approximately congruent ...
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nominatim api for long streets

I'm using the Nominatim API in geojson method to retrieve streets poly line. For short streets I have no issue and the results are good. However for long streets the data I'm getting back in the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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polylines between two locations over sea and not land

I have several thousand locations in a database, Location A travelling to Location B, New York to London, Paris to Buenos Aires. I'm trying to plot a path between two places only over sea. I'm not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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QGIS - Polygon to Lines Tool Incredibly Slow

I am trying to convert a few polygons to polylines so I can save them as a .GPX file. I'm using QGIS 2.8.1 (Wein) on the Mac. It seems to be hanging. I only have a few small polygons (see ...
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QGIS street labelling when rotating in composer

When labeling streets in a QGISmap everything's OK, no label are upside-down. But I need to rotate at 180° in the composer. Labels of lines don't flip, so they are upside-down! I tried to "show ...
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River flow downhill

I have polylines (rivers) with assigned elevations. I need to ensure they are flowing downstream and indicate which vertices are incorrect. I do not have 3D analyst, spatial analyst, or network ...
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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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Is there a way of splitting roads at intersections with contours in QGIS?

I'm a beginner with QGIS. I need to split a polylines showing public roads at each intersection with a table containing elevation data (contours) which is also in polyline format. I will also need ...
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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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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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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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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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How to symbolize 3D polylines segements?

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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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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many points to many line segments - and retain attributes of points

I would like to take a feature class of 22571 points (with time (in seconds), lat/lon and various other attributes but for now I care most about the ON/OFF attribute) and connect those points into a ...
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Adding custom vertices to a Leftlet LineString / Polyline

I have a normal Leaflet Draw page here, when I'm not in editing mode I would like to have custom vertex icon in some of the vertices that will also respond to click events, showing a popup. I looked ...
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Network Analyst line barriers have no network location?

I am using ArcGIS Network Analyst to calculate a route between two points on a road network. I have added a number of scaled cost line barriers but no matter how I mess with the settings, solving for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to find the most accurate street/road by a given coordinate and some previous locations?

I'm building an application that gets user's position and tracks its changes while driving providing some information stored in shape file. To get the most accurate information from this shape file ...
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How to find one polyline of google map overlaps other polyline in map?

I have two routes let's say route 1(Location A to F) and route 2(Location B to E) in Google map. How could i determine route 1 includes route 2? Here route 2 is shorter than route 1 so, coordinates ...
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Space points out a minimum distance along a line

I have just snapped thousands of points to the polylines they share attribution with but a lot of the locations overlap slightly. I would like to create a minimum distance between points. I DO NOT ...
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Drawing lineString in Google Earth API

I am able to draw a Polygon on the Google Earth API which is integrated in my website but i have to draw a lineString. Does anybody can help me? Here is the code i use to draw the polygon: function ...