Python bindings for QGIS.

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Multi-Ring Buffer Methodology

When creating a multi-ring buffer I see two methodologies: Create buffer around feature, buffer the resulting buffer, and repeat for as many rings as required. Using the initial feature to create ...
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Creating Check Boxes for all the Layers displayed inside the List View

I have a List View in my UI. Inside which I would like to display the layers loaded in my QGIS toc. For each layer in List View, it should automatically create checkboxes for all layers. How this can ...
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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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Qgis 2.6 and 2.8. Custom form and Init function

I try to apply the good tutorial written by Nathan "Custom feature forms with Python logic". I try his sample on qgis 2.6 and 2.8. I altered the sample to allow field initialization by setting ...
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Reading/writing utf-8 encoded data using Fiona?

So I have a 'cpg' file with my 'in_file' shapefile data (definitely set to 'utf-8'). I was using 'meta' to create the same schema/crs as 'in_file'...though it runs, my text fields are borked on ...
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Problems with Geometry collections. (Fiona: write output of Multipoints and Points)

Updated: I am getting the following error on this function: ValueError: Record's geometry type does not match collection schema's geometry type: 'Point' != 'MultiPoint' The problem is that I have ...
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Something changed in QgsVectorDataProvider().changeAttributeValues() in QGIS 2.8?

I have a plugin that works with QGIS 2.2 but does not work with 2.8. Only deleteFeatures() works fine, but changeAttributeValues(), changeGeometryValues() and addFeatures() not. I receive r == False ...
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Can you change the layer name of an output vector from a processing script in QGIS?

I define an input csv file and an output like so in my processing script: ##Input_CSV_File=file ##Output_Shapefile=output vector The output shapefile is added to the map automatically when the ...
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How to measure distance using shapely

Reading the documentation...it looks like I should have this right, but I don't. The example is: Point(0,0).distance(Point(1,1)) 1.4142135623730951 Based on this example I wrote this block ...
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Writing PyQGIS Output to Shapefile

I'm trying to find the closest point on a line to another point as in this post. However when I try to write the result as a shapefile I get an error: TypeError: ...
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using postgis function in pyqgis

I'd use Postgis function in Pyqgis script. This code: qsql="(select gid, id, St_Buffer(the_geom,200) as geom from archi)" uri = QgsDataSourceURI() uri.setConnection("ip", "port", "x", "x", "x") ...
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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 ...
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While loop in QGIS modeler

I am looking for a way in QGIS - preferably using the graphical modeler but console scripting will also do - to build a model that iterates through features of a given layer until a condition is met - ...
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can not delete file after using runalg function

I my plugin I use the runalg function: processing.runalg("qgis:clip",filepath + "/temp2.shp", Layer, filepath + '/' + layerName) vlayer = QgsVectorLayer(filepath + '/' + layerName + '.shp',layerName, ...
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How to call 'shapely' .coords on a fiona filtered list?

I have to filter a shapefile by attribute then compare it to another shapefile using .coords...however I am a bit perplexed how to do this as my filter is returning a list type...(and .coords requires ...
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No expected output when accessing variable from one function and using in another fucntion

I have a function say selectedfeatures this function would be called when a selection changed event happens in mapcanvas. self.canvas.selectionChanged.connect(self.selectedfeatures) ...
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Behaviour of Select Feature by Freehand tool in my own plugin

I am calling QGIS "Select Feature by Freehand tool" in my plugin. what it will does is it allows the user to select features in mapcanvas and i made a signal like if selection changed in mapcanvas , ...
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How to define an event for features selected in mapcanvas in qgis using python

I have created a push button, when it is clicked it calls the function 'selectfeatures'. This function will call the Select feature by free hand tool of QGIS and allows the user to select features in ...
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Setting up pycharm and pyqgis

I wanted to set up PyCharm the way this blog post explains: Setting up PyCharm for PyQGIS and Qt. I did everything as instructed but when it comes to adding project interpreters I got this error ...
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How to replace VectorWriter with QgsVectorFileWriter?

Within QGIS 2.8.1 I found within the Processing Toolbox a script called "Points on crossing lines" which should exactly as it is named. Unfortunately it needs processing.core.VectorWriter which I ...
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How to change the color of a vector layer in pyQGIS?

Is it possible to change the color while adding a vector layer? I have a vector layer with water areas and want to load it with a blue color style. The layer is added with: ...
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Loading features attributes into numpy array

I am currently working on an add-on that relies on the user choosing fields of tables (that can be from shapefiles, csv or dbf) that are open in QGIS and then making computations with such data. ...
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PyQGIS - Setting Scale Dependent Visibility for WMS

This code imports 'MiniScale' mapping from my WMS miniScale = ...
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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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QGIS plugin : connect to polygonselect Maptool signals

Working on a new plugin I am trying to connect a custom function to the mouse right-clic signal while using the polygon selecting maptool. I have activated the maptool through : def run(self): ...
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Rotating geometry to specific angle using pyqgis?

I do not know how to rotate a geometry using pyqgis. Is there any sample/example code available to show me how?
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Error writing memory layer to shapefile in QGIS

I have created a memory polygon layer in my QGIS plugin. Then I added a buffer based on a point. I can see the ploygon memory layer in the map canvas and I can save it to a shapefile from the main ...
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Import error when utilizing QGIS's Python Init function

Based on the answer to Referencing Qt UIs external to plugin with python. I'm trying to utilize the "Layer Properties / Fields / Python Init function" to execute a file (test_file.py) that is located ...
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How to read the attribute values using pyQgis?

What is the way to get the information contained in the attribute table, say in column 2, row 2 using pyQgis?
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How to import the “QGis” class in a script?

I want to check which type of geometry the current layer has. Therefore I use the PyQGIS documentation on Access to Geometry and my code looks like: if iface.mapCanvas().currentLayer().wkbType() == ...
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How to store a triggering action and events and call them when needed using python in qgis

Can anyone explain in detail how to store the triggering action or an event that take place in the mapcanvas in a variable and call the same when needed in python. Say for example,say i have ...
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How to load all items from a template with pyQGIS in QGIS 2.6 [closed]

Since QGIS 2.6, the LoadFromTemplate method seems not work any more (or works differently?) This is my code to add items in my composer from a template : self.composition = ...
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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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Batch add column to layers and add layer prefix in PyQGIS

I have a number of layers each with a prefix like A_ B_ and so forth. I'd like to: Add a column (text) called DENSITY to each shp Add the prefix letter from the layer name to each row in the ...
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How to open QGIS attribute table in form view using Python?

I've got a plugin where I load some layers. After the last layer loaded, I show the attribute table. However, I would like to select the form view and not the table view (see image). How can I do ...
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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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Is it possible to sort the features by an attribute programmatically?

I have written a PyQGIS script that loops through an attribute table and finds duplicated values in a target attribute field. My technique requires that the attribute table is first sorted by the ...
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How to access checked layers in PyQGIS?

qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer() accesses the current active layer, but I would like to get all checked layers in the QGIS ToC. How can I do it?
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Initalize plugin with current working directory?

Upon starting Qgis, a (currently under construction) plugin needs a means of checking the current project/legend/registry. This checksum would ideally occur upon startup automatically. As the plugin ...
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PyQGIS jump to row N

Is it possible to go to a specified row number (or perhaps the next/previous) row using PyQGIS? This code gets the value of the first attribute in the first row of the table features = ...
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PyQGIS: Is it possible to replace an action triggered script by one supplied through a plugin?

In ArcView 3 all controls (menu choices, buttons, tools) had scripts associated with them that could be changed simply by supplying a script with the same name through an extension (plugin). That way ...
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Plugin to run one function when run button is clicked

My plugin gui is attached below which has two functions one is selecting state, cities from the combo box and distance to be entered in the lineedit and the other is if we click a pushbutton it will ...
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Go through items in a composer legend (QGIS 2.6)

I'm trying to develop a plugin in QGIS 2.6, which opens a composer, add a map and a legend, and (among other things) adjusts the legend. Is there a way to go through items in a composer legend with ...
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How to get a layer that is not active with PyQGIS

I want to retrieve attributes of selected objects on a layer with PyQGIS. All example I see is for the active layer: vlayer=qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer() selected_bf = vlayer.selectedFeatures() ...
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Using a QGIS tool in my plugin [duplicate]

I want to use Select Features by Freehand tool in my plugin I want to know what are the steps i should include in my code for calling and using this plugin. Like whether the code should be added in ...
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QGIS install on Ubuntu 14.04 fails

Following the QGIS installation guide I have tried both UbuntuGIS and QGIS stable, but both fail with the error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: python-qgis : Depends: ...
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Getting error in compiling make file for plugin build in qgis 1.8

I am using QGIS 1.8 for building plugin. For developing i am using following ref this link example. where in this step 6 where compile the makefile in OSGeo4W. gives error pyuic4:command not found. I ...
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How may I use Umlaute programmatically to show up correctly in PyQGIS messagebar?

So far I couldn't figure out how to write something like u"Einstellungen aus ArcView übernehmen" to show up correctly as the titel of my messagebar. At least I can save my source (although this seems ...
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How to activate the cursor once we deactivated by activating panning tool

We have activated pan tool on canvas using the following command: canvasPressEvent(self,event): if event.button == 1: qgis.utils.iface.actionPan().trigger() canvasReleaseEvent(self,event): ...
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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 ...