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How to get the geometry of a polyline to a specific precision?

In python, I use point = geom.asPolyline() but it looks like I am not getting any precision just whole numbers? How can I get the geometry and a certain precision?
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QGIS Loaded Plugin Access

Fellow Users, Can you plz tell me how I can programmatically (or from the console) access the loaded plugin list? I tried: QgsProviderRegistry.pluginList() but got: TypeError: ...
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Why won't this PostGIS query display in QGIS

I am having trouble rendering the following PostGIS query in qgis1.803. SELECT s.musym, st_intersection(s.the_geom,f.the_geom) as geo, nextval('"soilsplittersequence"'::regclass) as k From ...
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Hack to change data source of a layer file in ArcGIS 9.3.1 with python?

I'm looking for a way to change the source of my layer file using python. Actually I want to do this because I need to re-use a XSL template which is defined under the tap HTML popup of the layer ...
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How can I draw an ellipse filling the dataframe with ArcPy?

I need to modify one of my template scripts to draw a circle from the centre of the (inset) data frame to the edge of the data frame. This will then be used to clip the data frame to shape. I'm using ...
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Looping multiple feature classes in python for ArcGIS 10

I currently have a large list of feature datasets and dbf tables in a geodatabase. I would like to join each shapefile with its matching DBF file using the "Make Query Table" tool and then "Copy ...
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Reclassify ESRI raster using variables from a SQL Server table (connecting with pyodbc)

I am trying to reclass a raster file (representing vegetation and land cover types) using values stored in a SQL Server Express table. I have a set of ~400 species records in the table, with each row ...
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produce images with shapefiles and OpenStreetMap

I have a python file http://pastebin.com/jzwE6c6P which iterates over the features of a shapefile and renders a simple image by zooming to the bounding box of each feature. What I need is ...
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Python batch text replace crashes some ArcGIS10 MXD on reopen

In an attempt to teach myself some Python, I am writing a script that will loop through a netwrok directory for all MXDs and when found, replace layout text elements with dynamic text element ...
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Geographic limit to overlay analysis in geoprocessing service

Function: I've created a geoprocessing service that serves a toolbox containing a custom python tool. This python tool selects a polygon and buffers it by 1 mile. This buffer is then used to ...
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Variable stored as NoneType in Python with updateCursor

SOLVED: although the field was not nullable (no null values), a glitch created one in the heading field, so the variable was stored as a null value and thus the NoneType. I am using updateCursor to ...
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how to create shape file table from text file in QGis python

I have a text file with all field information how can create new polygon shape file table with the text file.. text file having following content.. NAME LAYER GM_TYPE KML_FOLDER ID PERIMETER ...
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refactoring an XSLT processor with minor changes

having an extremely large xml-file - which is derived from the field of geo informatics. i got it from a German subsite or the OpenStreetMap-Project: the Geograpical-Engineering-site that deilvers a ...
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Polygon symmetry detection

I was wondering if there was any way to create main axis (axis of symmetry) lines for polygons. I have polygons that represents buildings. I will want to find main axes (axis of symmetry) for those ...
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Python script for running ArcGIS10 Area Solar Radiation tool

I am trying to run the Area Solar Radiation tool using a Python script, because I want to run it on several DEMs at once. I am using a server with Windows 7, ArcGIS 10 and PyScripter. I am a beginner ...
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Large point to Polygon by buffer-join-buffer-dissolve issues

I have a few large datasets (about 10 million points) which I am buffering, then joining, dowgrading and finally buffering and dissolving. This is all in a model which works fine with sample smaller ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 - How to have GP Service make rest calls instead of Silverlight client?

I have a Silverlight client that densifies a user drawn polyline. The returned vertices from the polyline are then sent to esri elevation sample server for each vertex to find an elevation value. ...
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How do you convert a bounding box into the canvas CRS?

I need to convert the pixel coordinates of a bounding box to the same CRS being used by an existing layer. Here's the relevant code so far: # First, get the layer-coords version of the bounding box: ...
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Is Django's LayerMapping capable of putting a static value into all features?

I'm using GeoDjango's LayerMapping utility to try and import a set of features. The catch is that aside from the attributes in the source layer, I want all the destination features to have the same ...
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Access Geoprocessing results in Flex Viewer (Enhanced) Search Widget

I have Robert Scheitlin's Enhanced Search Widget up and running successfully with my MapService using ArcGIS Server and Flex Viewer 2.3. I also have a geoprocessing service that returns a point layer ...
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Copied points not intersecting the original points

I'm using an arcpy search cursor to access a Oracle database. I have a simple Python class that I copy the returned row objects into, which gives me more flexiblity than the cursor. The problem is ...
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arcgis server 10, vb.net, non pooled service, web adf

i am running arcgis server 10. i created a A.MXD file, then started arcgis server and successfully added non-pooled service using A.MXD. i also installed visual web developer 2010 express and created ...
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Validate Python Fme

i have a problem with my script for convert GDB to Excel. if s=='xls': reader=FMEReader("GEODATABASE_FILE") reader.open(param_filename_gdb) writerXls= FMEWriter("XLS_ADO") ...
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getting the correct location data with user input

I have some code others have provided, which I modified in order to run a Python script in a toolbox in ArcMap which accepts user input for a starting point, distance, and angle to create a shapefile ...
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Creating symbology by category in python?

I'm trying to create a python script that creates color-coded symbology by county for multiple maps with different data. I've never created a layer file for the purposes of symbology before, but I ...
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Proxy.cgi for OpenLayers reading from GeoRSS but not from WFS

I'm having trouble with the standard proxy.cgi written in Python for OpenLayers. Here's my code: #!C:/Python27/python.exe -u """This is a blind proxy that we use to get around browser restrictions ...
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Importing OGR from OSGEO Issues

I am trying to run: from osgeo import ogr and I get: Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in from osgeo import ogr File ...
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gdal_grid performance issue — alternatives?

I use gdal_grid within a Python script, but for my large files the calculation time is enormous. Apparently this is a gdal_grid issue http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/ticket/2411 Does anyone have an advice ...
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QGIS plugins - how to use a custom behaviour on right click and actionPan on left click?

I have been struggling with this problem for quite a long time. Here we go : I implemented a maptool that draws a red cross on the point that is being right-clicked on. There are good how-tos, such ...
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arcpy.Clip_analysis() Automatically Affixing .shp.shp to Target Feature Class Name?

I created a Python script that was previously working fine, but is now giving me an error when I try to use the arcpy.Clip_analysis() function in arcmaps 10.2.1. I am not adding a filetype extnsion ...
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geoprocessing service keeps running with default value for choice list, instead of actual value selected

I have published a script tool to a geoprocessing service. The tool is supposed to take user input from a choice list (which contains values from a field), and then that is loaded into select by ...
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kriging interpolation of many z

I have similar questions with Iterating through z-values in ModelBuilder. I want to interpolate my z's with my specific interpolation extent raster and extract each value to specific grid points (I ...
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Is there a way to take control of the mouse pointer using python in QGIS?

i would like to take control of the mouse pointer in QGIS (for example constraining it to a given extent...) Is there any way to do that using PyQGIS ? Thanks !
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Read large raster into lat/lon value pair to csv file using python and/or gdal?

I have rasters for all of the states in US and they are in 10m resolution. So they can be very large, containing a large number of pixels if you think of TX or AK. I want to create a csv file with ...
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Python + GME (Spatial Ecology) + Subprocess.call

I'm trying to run the following code to use GME commands in Python. import arcpy,os,subprocess from arcpy import env env.workspace=r"D:\Users\myname\Desktop\aviso" count=0 for raster in (f for f in ...
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Is it possible to rotate the geographic projection in QGIS?

I'm trying to create a Qgis plugin that can rotate a raster layer in the canvas so that the north is pointing at another direction. Unlike the thread below, I'm open to defining a custom projection. ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 with MatPlotLib Non-Blocking Plot

ArcGIS 10.2 ships with MatPlotLib 1.1.1 installed. I am trying to display a non-blocking plot window. Trials: Launch an interactive plot in a Tk window from a toolbox. This causes the plot to ...
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Placing Pins and following transformation on zoom map d3

So I am using this http:// bl.ocks. org/mbostock/4699541 framework on D3.js and I just figured out how to append circles to the map. However when you click on a state the circle moves out of place ...
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How to get sql error from postgis when a plugin fail to load vector layer?

I am writing a plugin for qgis that load a sql layer from postgis database. I am disappointed that when the layer fails to load i can't find a way to get the sql error message from database server. ...
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how to create a shapefile containing attributes from a list?

I have a list of features and each feature is a dict in that list. following you can see the structure: [ {"FID": 0, "Shape": polyline, "Nodes": [0,1]}, {"FID": 1, "Shape": polyline, "Nodes": ...
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Exporting ArcSDE feature class to shapefile using OGR?

I'd like to export data from ArcSDE for SQL Server to SHP. I've tried first to run this python script in QGIS: http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/browser/trunk/autotest/ogr/ogr_sde.py But finally I've got ...
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ArcPy select and merge dropping records from table?

I'm working on a python script for ArcGIS using the arcpy module. I have ArcGIS 10.1 and Python 2.7 on Windows 7 machine and using Notepad ++ and IDLE to run it. The script selects specific records ...
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CreateObject cannot open map document error when cycling through list of MXDs

I have a stand alone Python script that aims to make a list of data sources from a series of folders/sub-folders full of MXDs. However I am continually getting the: CreateObject cannot open map ...
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Gdal_Calc.py random pixel error

I'm using the gdal_calc.py in python in order to do the same thing as the Con tool in ArcGIS. I'm calling the .py using os.system: os.system('gdal_calc.py -A%s -B%s --outfile=%s ...
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QGIS 2.4: adding feature with setLineEdit() data not saving to database

A while ago, I struggled to get a combo box working correctly for QGIS 2.0. This involved transforming a combo box into a line edit if the item named "other" was chosen, enabling the user to add a ...
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Unable to load shapefiles fully using shapefile.py

I am trying to load my shapefiles directly via Python rather than loading them from Arc Catalog to ArcMAP. I load these modules first: import sys import os import arcpy import numpy Then I add a ...
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Running a bat file for rebuilding and republishing a geocoder using two Python scripts, but would it work better as one script?

We all love ESRI and Python.... I'm looking for some insights and here is the situation. I've got a bat file calling two separate .py scripts. The first .py is a geocoder rebuild and the second is a ...
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how to remove a point or polygon in shapely python

I want to place minimum number of sensors(circles) to cover a maximum area(polygon). I am using "Shapely",python module. I want to know if a sensor i.e a point buffer inside the range of the other ...
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QGIS + python, Attribute index 0 out of bounds [0;0] when adding a feature to a PostGIS layer (view)

I have a plugin which adds features to a particular PostGIS vector layer using the code below feat = QgsFeature() feat.setGeometry(qgsgeometry) layer.dataProvider().addFeatures([feat]) For one user ...
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Does somebody has a Python script for a Multiple Flow Algorithm?

I´m looking for for a python script for a multiple flow algorithm assigning flow to all lower cells from one central cell. This algorithm is part of the r.terraflow and would need it to start at a ...