Python bindings for QGIS.

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Script in PyQGIS to create a shapefile

I'm having some trouble applying my Python skills to develop some scripts in PyQGIS. For me it's far simpler to write it in ArcPy, but then again I wouldn't get that much satisfaction after finishing ...
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Range problem in QDoublespinbox for different projections of data in QtDesigner\python

I have two QDoubleSpinboxes that updates the value of latitude and longitude of a point respectively. The data is in the CRS "EPSG:32643 - WGS 84 / UTM zone 43N" I had also set range of the ...
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QGIS Python Scripting permission denied

I've just started a Python Scripting tutorial on QGIS. The problem arrives right at the end, when I have to use this script: output_file = open('c:/Users/Ujaval/Desktop/airports.txt', 'w') for f in ...
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Is there any way to freeze the layer names in the TOC?

I would like to freeze the names of layers in TOC. Is there any way to do this via QGIS config or PyQGIS? I´m using QGIS Wien.
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Create a script to add delimited text layer in QGIS

I'm trying to use QgsVectorLayer() function to add delimited text layer in QGIS. So I have a txt file (T_1999_1_2.txt) in path: "D:\PATRICIA\DOCUMENTOS\ESTACOES METEOROLOGICAS\DADOS METEOROLOGICOS\T" ...
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How to add a layer group using pyQGIS?

Good morning, I would like to know how I can create a new group in the layer manager using python code, someone could help me?
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How to print 2 maps in the same PDF page using PyQGIS?

I am trying to generate a one-page PDF document containing the following items: 1) On the left half, a full state map (say, New York State). 2) On the top right quadrant, a map that zooms in to one ...
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Logging layers openings?

i would like to log every layers openings in PyQGIS, regardless of the opened project. Is there a way to achieve that ? Where should be the Python code be located in that case ? Thanks for your help ! ...
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fTool in pyqgis: Is it possible?

I am doing a work which I need to sample random points for many layers (classification of land use). Then, I'm trying to do a loop with my several layers and applied a functions of random pointos. I ...
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Failed load delimited layer in QGIS python console

I'm trying to follow the map rendering section from the pyqgis cookbook. I am able render shape file using qgs vector layer, however getting error prompt while loading delimited text file through qgs ...
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Is there a function to select a region of a map for further processing with Python?

I would like to select a map's region in QGIS for further processing with python console. Ideally I would like to select the region with a mouse drag (like Gimp crop function) and then e.g. analyze ...
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How to remove a QgsMapCanvasLayer from QgsMapCanvas with PyQGIS || C++?

I try to find a way to remove a QgsMapCanvasLayer from the QgsMapCanvas. At the moment I only can delete the MapLayer from the QgsMapLayerRegistry with: ...
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How to add an image to canvas?

I am trying to make a QGIS plugin using Python. Right now I need way add an image to canvas but I don't want that image to be a new layer in qgis project. Is there a way to do it? Now I have: ...
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Adding Oracle Spatial Layer using Python Bindings of QGIS

I want to load a layer from my Oracle Spatial Database using the Python bindings of QGIS. I have tried loading the layer by creating the uri as shown in some previous posts. I am using the python ...
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legend groups and layer position/order qgis 1.8

I'm tring to programmatically create layer sequence also using groups. Simple python code: layer = QgsVectorLayer("004cp000.shp", "004cp000", "ogr") QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance().addMapLayer(layer) ...
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How to create and remove multiple QgsRubberBands in PyQGIS?

Currently the following code-snip works great to highlight a shape based on the 'feature' and 'layer' variables: self.rubberHighlight = QgsRubberBand(self.iface.mapCanvas(),QGis.Polygon) ...
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How to display a picture in QGIS custom form?

I'd like to integrate an UI file as a form in QGIS 2.8. The UI file is created in QT Designer. One of the attributes in the attribute table is a filepath to an image. I'd like to display the picture ...
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ImportError: No module named processing

this question may have been discussed before but i was not able to find any answer. I am developing a stand alone python script that will invoke methods from processing module. I am seeing error ...
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Unable to compile using make test in Linux

While trying to compile my test plugin I encounter this error, for the moment I can't figure out why, last week I had some issues on windows but eventually solved them via OSGeo Shell but this time ...
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How to load a *.qgs file in a C++ QGIS standalone app?

I'm using QGIS-2.4.0 API to develop a standalone app by C++. I saved a test.qgs file in QGIS Desktop software, in the project, there was one layer and it was visible. Then I loaded the test.qgs ...
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How to debug 'Layer is not valid error' from Python plugin?

I'm trying to understand what goes wrong with a QGIS python plugin. Basically I'm trying to render a series of POINT. The query works fine, at least giving it by hand from inside PostGIS DB: "SELECT ...
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Help with scripts for processing raster files with the raster calculator in QGIS

I am trying to process some raster files using python scripts in Qgis 2.20, and I have been having trouble finding any documentation on using raster calculator in scripts being run in the processing ...
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How to load a raster layer using PyQGIS?

I need to load a raster file from the provided file path. I wish to use it further in the Raster Calculator. I wrote a function which converts string (I assume it is a file path) to a raster object. ...
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pyscripter : add a legend to my vector layer

I work on PyScripter, i managed to display a vector layer from Postgresql with a symbology. But I have a difficulty to display a legend. def main(): def init(): # appel de l'application et ...
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Getting co-ordinates of current map canvas using PyQGIS?

I'm trying get the extents of the current map canvas. CRS is 22700 BNG. My code: canvas = iface.mapCanvas() print canvas vLayer = iface.activeLayer() extents = vLayer.extent() print extents ...
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How to create a text file containing layer names in QGIS?

My QGIS ToC contains layer groups and some layers that do not belong to any group. I would like to create a text file containing the name of those layers that do not belong to any group. Is there an ...
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QGIS and Google Streetview?

Is there a way to open an (embedded or not in QGIS...) window containing a Google Streetview view at given coordinates using PyQGIS?
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Setting the extent for a QGIS map using python

I am writing a stand-alone application in Python/QGIS that simply creates maps. I want to load vector/raster layers, set symbology, set extent At the moment, that is all! Currently I am just using ...
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Setting up PyCharm CE 4 to work with PyQGIS library in Mac OS

I am trying to set up pycharm to work with pyQgis library but with not success till now. I am using PyCharm CE v4 and QGIS version 2.8 I have tried to implemnte the instructions of several posts like ...
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How to add diagrams to a layer in a PyQGIS standalone application?

In my standalone application, I show different layers based on queries into a canvas. Now I want to add a layer with charts over by the values of an attribute. Is it possible in a standalone ...
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Is it possible to use memory layers in QGIS processing algorithms?

I am building a QGIS plugin that connects to a MySQL database in the local network, and then adds a subset of one of the tables to an in-memory layer; the subset is based on data currency (only taking ...
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Why does this Python script only work once on QGIS?

I have a Python script to change the color of some specific features (lines) using categories in a vector layer. When I import the script in the console, the first time through the console it works ...
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Can we avoid using SIP library when writing standalone QGIS python script

I wanted to write a small custom python script using QGIS functionality. So I started with the QGIS documentation on the custom application section. After having some troubles with the import ...
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Multiple ComposerMap items not rendering properly Pyqgis

I am currently trying to put together compositions using inputs from two different map canvases. One is from a canvas built and controlled via a plugin, the other is the the main QGIS canvas (accessed ...
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“ImportError: no module named qgis.core” in standalone app

I am developing a standalone app (in Windows) using libraries from QGIS. When I run the script in cmd, I get the ImportError: no module named qgis.core. I read in several posts that I need to ...
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PyQGIS - load PostGIS layer as editable

I can load a PostGIS layer on QGIS' map canvas but "Toggle Editing" button comes "inactive". How can I load vector layer as editable? The code given below loads PostGIS layer on map canvas & ...
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Save Print/Map QGIS composer view as PNG/PDF using Python (without changing anything in visible layout)?

I have a QGIS composer/print view opened with all elements adjusted as I wish. Now I need to print/save/export this as a PNG or PDF file from Python console/Python script. I do not want to change ...
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How to get path for layers listed in a combobox?

I want to get the path of a layer in my plugin, in the console it works fine but in my plugin it gives me the error AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'dataProvider' def run(self): ...
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How can I add grid lines to a print composition using pyqgis?

I'm writing a qgis plugin to create an image in the print composer of the current map. I can get the map rendered in the proper place with a frame of the right width, and I can get grid annotations ...
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Load and display a layer from SQL Server using PyQGIS

I'm having a go at using pyqgis from within the QGIS python console to load a layer from SQL Server and display it. I feel like I'm part way there but I'm having a real issue getting the layer to ...
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Converting models from QGIS to Python scripts?

I want to automate some tools for QGIS 2.0.2 using Python. Previously I have used ArcMap for automating tools and now i want to use QGIS. In ArcMap I used the ModelBuilder, and more specifically the ...
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How to remove “ERROR 1” messages from a standalone QGIS script?

I am running a standalone script for QGIS which creates a high resolution grid and clips shapefiles onto it. Works perfect if the cell width and height have a high values (in my case, >200m for both). ...
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Create a checkbox per loaded layer in a QGIS plugin

I want to create check boxes inside a listview in my plugin dynamically based on the number of layers loaded in QGIS. I would like to know is there any similar existing plugin in QGIS so that I may ...
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How to install 3rd party python libraries for QGIS on Windows?

How can I use 3rd party libraries on QGIS plugins on Windows? I've developed a plugin that uses rasterio and numpy for a customer, but he's having problems installing rasterio and numpy. Actually ...
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Assigning Color Ramp using PyQGIS

According to the PyQGIS Cookbook, a color ramp can be assigned in the following way: rlayer.setColorShadingAlgorithm(QgsRasterLayer.ColorRampShader) lst = [ QgsColorRampShader.ColorRampItem(0, ...
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How setup python path in my ide to recognize QGIS API

I'm using Intellij with python plugin. Classpath for python contains $QGIS/apps/qgis/python but my ide not recognize eg. QgsVectorLayer. Any additional entry is required?
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Best practice in writing automated tests for QGIS plugins

I'm looking for some best practice advice on writing automatic tests for QGIS plugins written in Python. I have written tests for Python scripts in the past using PyUnit (the unittest module), but ...
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How to delete empty fields from a Shapefile with QGIS or ogr2ogr?

I have a Shapefile with a lot of empty columns but many of them are empty. Using QGIS or ogr2ogr, how do I remove all attribute columns where everything is NULL?
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How can i use python QGis network analysis library to calculate short path based on speed and distance?

I want to calculate and show short path from starting point to an end point in a qgis python plugin. in my research i stopped by an article about QGis network analysis library; ...
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Accessing CRS info with pyqgis in a standalone application

I'm currently having trouble accessing and defining CRS information in a standalone application. I've read the API documentation and have tried it in the python console in QGIS 2.2.0. The python ...