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set the transparency layer group with Python

How can I set the transparency for all layers within a group of layers? I assume this will require the use of a FOR loop in the Python Console. Based on How to set the transparency for multiple ...
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extract substring after first number

Suppose I have a field titled NAME1. Examples of what is in the field appear like this: Fox Lake 1 WABASCA 166 TSU TUE 196G YELLOW QUILL I.R. 90-8 POUNDMAKER INDIAN RESERVE NO. 114-17 CROSS LAKE ...
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Using Advanced Python Calculator in QGIS Modeler

I'm trying to create a column with integer values based on a small function that basically uses conditional statements. In short, a reclassification. My attempt below: def getValue(Etat): if Etat ...
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how install shapely on windows so it can be imported from matlab?

i'm on windows 7/64. shapely doesn't offer windows installers on their pypi page, even though they seem to have recently (github issues 104 and 109 -- i don't have the rep to post links. their pypi ...
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Adding feature class into ArcGIS 10.3 mxd using python script [duplicate]

I am trying this simple task to add a feature class to an mxd (ArcGIS 10.3) but getting few errors. Here are two options I tried. 1) Preferred option - adding feature class itself into a active ...
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pyQGIS version of the arcgis tool dice

I'm using QGIS and I have some large features that need to be diced up into features with less vertices. If I were using arcGIS I could use the dice tool If I were only interested in lines I could ...
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Does arcpy have any tools for transforming field values in a fieldmapping?

I built my fieldmappings and, for the most part, everything is working. I recall reading somewhere that I could also use fieldmappings to transform field values during the import process. ...
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Removing Shadows from Aerial Imagery in ArcGIS

I am creating an automatic change detection tool in Python for ArcGIS 10.2 using aerial imagery. The tool works but it also detects shadow change. I have been able to create a classified raster of ...
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How do I add packages to Standalone Qgis's Python?

I have installed the QGIS 2.8 on my Windows 8.1 system, using the Standalone Installer. I now wish to install the VectorBender plugin. The docs for this plugin say, that I need to install matplotlib ...
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Can I mimic the “open” action in QGIS with python and manipulate the field content used for the action?

I am using QGIS actions (type: "open") to link ECM searches to objects on the map. The basic syntax is very simple: protocol://searchterm1=[%"field1"%]&searchterm2=[%"field2"%] However, some ...
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QGIS / Python: Fill new field with values based on other fields and lookup table

I am trying to use Python for QGIS to add values to new fields in an attribute table based on existing fields and values in a lookup table. Attribute table I wish to modify (with example rows): farm ...
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Export attributes of shapefiles into text file

I'm trying to export attributes of multiple shapefiles a text file. I am multiple getting errors when I run my code not sure what the issue is. Any direction as to where to start to fix this would be ...
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How to combine two rasters based on the relationship to a polygon mask?

I am looking to combine two single-band, 1-bit rasters of the same spatial extent based on their relationship to a polygon (mask). The image shows a polygon displayed with a cross-hatch and the two ...
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Combine multiple shapefiles python

I'm pretty new to working with shapesfiles. I'm trying to create a spatial index of addresses in NYC. I completed it using an rtree but have only done it for Manhattan. To complete the other counties ...
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Time.Sleep between arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF in Data Driven Pages

I'm building a code in Python to export in geotiff my imagery. I need specific spots so I created a Data Driven Pages with polygons. Everything works fine, except that my imagery layer takes a long ...
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Generate PNG/JPG maps from multiple ASCI/GeoTIFF in Python/GDAL

I need to generate maps (saved in PNG, JPG or PDF) from raster files (for each file - one map) which meets following criteria; * each map has exactly the same color pallette, so that it will be easy ...
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QGIS processing script: Move points by specified distance and add segment

I try to move points (they come as WGS84, but I'm not sure if it works with unprojected CRS) by a specified distance and connect original and new point with a line segment with the below script, but ...
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How to convert from .shp to .csv using python and either gdal_translate of ogr2ogr

I am trying to convert .shp files to csv using either gdal_translate or ogr2ogr and python but its not work. if i run the following from qgis its not giving an error but at the same time its not ...
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Cleaning shape file with multiple boundaries defined more than once

I have a shape file which contains a lot of polygons which define airspace. These polygons overlap and this is fine (e.g. different airspace configurations for the same airport). My problem is that ...
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PyQgis, styling vector layers in different canvas

I'm developing a QGIS plugin and I need some help with styling layers in different canvas objects. In my dialog window I've got two QgsMapCanvas objects canvas1 and canvas2. Layers from registry are ...
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Converting multiple File geodatabase (.gdb) into multiple Personal geodatabase (.mdb)

Individually I will Export the gdb to XML Workspace then import that into the personnel geodatabase and all Domains go over fine. But... Let's Say I have several file geodatabase in a folder and Each ...
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creating a random gdal raster with random predefined values

So far I have developed the below code but for some reason it only works for say one class of landuse instead of two. Would you please tell me where I have gone wrong? Thanks so much import os, ...
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How to call QGIS modules (qgis.core) from python idle as I can call arcpy

I was trying to set up path to be able to call qgis modules as it defined in their website Introduction and set PYTHONPATH=c:\qgispath\python . I also try to follow suggestion in link below How to ...
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QGIS - Python errors not reporting to Python Console

Ive been writing a number of small plugins for use in QGIS, and have found that during development having the traceback calls reporting to the python console plugin to be quite useful. I Use QGIS on ...
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Getting and using XY centroids in ArcGIS Field Calculator using Python Code Block

I am writing a script to obtain Grid reference but cannot fathom how to get XY centroids without creating new fields (all examples I have found are based on writing XY centroids to field). Here's ...
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How to call Exelis ENVI tools with python and ArcGIS?

I am writing a script for geopocessing landsat data using ArcGIS 10.3. But ArcGIS doesn't have tools for landsat calibration (converting from DN to reflectance) and ENVI have this tool called ...
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Calculate date field using date variable and time attribute in a feature class

I have a string variable (fileDateString) with the date in this format: 20150404 In my feature class there is a text field with time in twenty-four hour UTC format. There is also 2 leading spaces ...
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QGIS custom Form - How to bind a value from a QComboBox?

I am trying to build a custom form for field data collection (bird species) with some python logic. The python code inserts values into a QComboBox: At the beginning of the list it adds the twenty ...
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pyProj Coordinate Transformation Incorrect

I'm using pyProj to transform extents between two different geographical systems. In a case when both my systems are the same I expect to get back the same extents as inputted but this isn't happening ...
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How to update only non-empty fields with a user input value in a model?

I have a model which iterates through a GDB, populating the same attribute field in every feature class with a parameter value. In this way I can mark all FC's in the geodatabase as to what project ...
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Where is the python library of QGIS 2.8

where is the Python library for QGIS 2.8 on a mac (10.10)? I cannot find it... sys.path in the QGIS python console gave me some path, but where the interesting part is happening it replaces the ...
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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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ImportError: no module named site

I am developing a standalone app using qgis librarys and run the python inside qgis. I import the librarys with no errors but I have one last error: ImportError: no module named site. I define the ...
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Setting PythonPath

I have a question which might be a little bit odd, but I want to make sure I get that right.... I want to use this script here Ortho Projection produces artifacts (unfortunatley I cannot download the ...
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The truth value of a raster is ambiguous. Invalid use of raster with Boolean operator or function.

I'm having trouble with an if/else statement in my for loop. I have a raster Vmax with a constant value, another raster V which has a value of 0 in the beginning and will change during execution of ...
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Trouble calculating attribute values in pyqgis [closed]

I recently posted another question about calculating unique IDs for features using python and qgis here Calculating unique ID value for a field in QGIS using python. I am trying to use the same ...
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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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Trouble updating attributes of a layer based on another layer's attributes if features intersect in python, QGIS

I am trying to assign attributes from features in one layer that intersect features in another layer. When I run my code, I do not get an errors but it does not update the attribute field as I am ...
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Trouble importing NumPy in GRASS. Architecture

I can't get GRASS to work on my system, and after doing some digging I think it is related to me using 64-bit python. I'm not really sure. I get this message... This module requires the ...
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Trouble buffering a vector layer in QGIS with PyQGIS

I am working on a script that imports a .csv layer that has lat long coordinates, which I then want to buffer in feet. I've created a vector layer from the .csv file and tried to set the coordinate ...
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How to store attribute values from a custom form into shape file?

I have created a custom form (for mapping bird species in the field with different attributes like species, type of observation, number of birds, date, ...) with some python logic. One important ...
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Python Code for generating random points not working!

I am trying to create some code to generate 10 random points within a vector layer's districts: layer=iface.activeLayer() import ogr import sys import random from shapely import wkb, geometry ...
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Getting error in running ExportReport Python code in ArcMap

i am unable to generate pdf report using ExportReport function of Arcgis 10.2. getting error of IOError: Could not open report template tried different template files but still getting this error. ...
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QGIS get the X and Y of a raster file by click

I have a raster file (Geotiff) and try to write a plugin that can change the value of one cell in a raster (== array cell). I know how to get a QGIS point but how can I get the array index from on ...
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Updating Multiple Fields in Feature Class from a Table

I have a Point Feature Class with 2 million records with 35 fields. I have another csv file (contain 25 fields) which have around 4000 records to update certain records of the Point Feature Class . ...
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Is it possible to embed python in code for HTML pop-ups in ArcGIS

When clicking a point feature I want the html pop-up to not only contain the data of the feature but also an image of the area around the feature (eg. 2 km^2). The image would have the base map 'World ...
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Download file from network using PyQGIS 2.x

I have a python plugin targeting QGIS 1.8 that uses QgsNetworkAccessManager and QNetworkRequest to issue a GetCapabilities request to WMS servers. With 1.8 everything was working fine. Now we are ...
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How to call default tool in QGIS inside plugin using python script?

I want to create a plugin which can draw irregular polygons in QGIS. For that, I want to call the Select features by freehand default tool inside my plugin. How can I do this within a python script?
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QGIS (2.6.1) Processing Toolbox InitGui error after changing /Users folder on Mac OSX

Using: Mac OSX 10.9.4 QGIS 2.6.1 I had previously installed QGIS and had everything running fine. My home directory was /Users/rowanbado, but for another application I had to add an ...
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Creating ArcGIS tool that can run list of checks?

Is it possible to create a tool in Arcmap where by uploading a shapfile, the tool can run a various number of checks/tests (ie intersecting other shapefiles) and flags or highlights conflicting ...