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3d model to point cloud

Excepting FME, is there a way to convert 3d model to point cloud?
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Graduated Style on edges not appearing — QGIS

I have added a layer from a PostGIS database. The layer is representative of road segments in the greater Chicago area. I have added a second layer that does not have any geometry information but ...
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develop rooftop solar radiation potential from 3d buildings model (3dm)

Need to create solar cadastre without having LIDAR data. Have 3d buildings model in .3dm (150 000+ roof surfaces, 500 000+ facade surfaces unmapped, dtm 15x15m) with a lot of multipatch geometry ...
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Convert Zip+4 to Lat-Long

I have a need to convert about 1 million Zip+4 records to Latitude/Longitude for mapping but cannot find anything that is granular enough in output. Is there an easy way to convert this information?
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QGIS- Grouping Multiple Layers in to separate groups

I'm trying to group a large amount of layers together. They are a mix of Polygons and Points, I would like to create individual groups by the layer's name. Anyone have any ideas? I was looking to ...
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force QGIS-labels behind polygon areas

Is it possible to force labels behind a polygon dataset. In my case I want to put 50% transparent polygons onto areas, which are shown "inactive" on maps. Unfortunately, some feature labels are shown ...
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dxf-Export is not readable in BricsCad

With the QGIS 2.8 dxf-Export it is not possible to open these files in BricsCad (a CAD-Programm which is very similar to AutoCad). the dxf-Export from GIS 2.8 and import in BricsCad looks like!(not ...
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Using the phase 1 habitat styles?

I am utilising the phase 1 habitat styles and wanted to show 'mixed scattered trees' which is essentially a layer with two different types of green dot. I cannot figure out how to do this and also ...
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extracting the outline of raster imagery using GDAL

Salams I want some help regarding developing a method using GDAL to extract and represent the footprint of any raster file (or group of raster data) in a vector format... any ideas please ??
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Graphical modeler in QGIS. I can't find a model [duplicate]

I'm a doing a tutorial for QGIS and at one point I have to use 'Join attributes by location' model but I do not find it in the Graphical modeler. Does it have to be there? I have to download it from ...
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qgis-bin.exe - System Error

I'm running QGIS 2.8 Wien on Windows 8.1. I got this error: The program can't start because qgis_core.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem. I ...
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QGIS distance matrix: wrong metric distance

I used the lineair distance matrix tool in QGIS 2.6 My coordination system is metric (national Dutch RD new) The results have the wrong decimals, as shown below. How can I fix this? (showing unique ...
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How to define layer in QGis like in AutoCad?

I have imported a dxf file into QGis. While the importing processes split my dxf file into three layers - Point, Linestring and Polygon, which are different from the layer in AutoCad. I found the ...
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QGIS Georefencer Failed to compute GCP transform

I am a new QGIS user. I am trying to georeference a scanned paper map. After uploading map to the georeferencing utility and assigning 12 ground control points to map and assigning a datum I get a ...
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Cost Distance Analyst In QGIS?

Are there any tools, plugins or methods in QGIS which allows for an analysis of the best path between two points using least cost path method? As shown below ArcGIS has several distance tools.
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convert .shp to .gpx with selected attributes [duplicate]

I am working with QGIS 2.6/2.8 (1.8 is installed too). Right now I am planning an inventory and want to convert a .shp file to a .gpx including the Column "fid" from the attribute table. Is there a ...
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how to color polygons with random color in QGIS

I have a map with a large number of polygons that I want to colour individually for display purposes. There is not particular pattern required, only to present them as individual catchments in a ...
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Visualizing multitemporal rasters scenes, side-by-side in QGIS?

I have to classify land cover/change every 2 months. Every 2 months about 5000 random selected points are classified, using L7/L8 images. For this, images from 5 different dates are show, ...
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Creating Mapbook with Hyperlink texts in PDF using QGIS Atlas?

I'm using QGIS 2.8.1 Atlas and creating a mapbook using a grid layer that has an attribute with a URL in it. I want to use the URL in the attribute to be a hyperlink in the PDF once its published. ...
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Why is QGIS map not sharp when Printing it?

This is my first project so please bear with me! I have downloaded the OS StreetView Map and loaded it in to QGIS, the map is 1:10000. I am running a 27" Mac, but when I view the map on screen at ...
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How do I remove the group name in the QGIS legend renderer

I am using QGIS 2.8.1 and the print composer to create a map for export. There is a lot of positive things to be said about the QGIS print composer. It gives the user good access to the rendering. I ...
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How to create several maps showing different layers but the same area?

I know about the print composer's atlas generation tool, which allows users to create multiple maps that show the same layers/features but different geographical areas. What I am looking for is a ...
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QGIS plugin saving layerstyle

I tried to use: Error = "" vLayer.saveStyleToDatabase ("styleName", "description", True, "", Error) in a python-plugin for QGIS 2.6 to save the data but no success. No error is written. First of ...
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View feature space for multi-band files

I am trying to plot a feature space (scatter plot) for some SPOT images in QGIS 2.8.1. I know a histogram is available in the file properties, but I want to plot eg. Band 1 vs Band 2 to see the ...
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Is it possible to host QGIS web application in Oracle weblogic server

I am new to QGIS and I want to know whether it possible to host QGIS through oracle web logic server instead of apache web server.
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Is it possible to edit qgis features in the web client by using Qgis server?

I am new to qgis and I am trying to build a application which runs on web by using qgis server Is it possible to edit features or adding feature on web by using Qgis server. Thanks in advance...
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Google+ photo in Qgis

I'm trying to use the kml file in qgis but only the html code is being stored in the attribute table. How to show the uploaded image(Google+) in qgis. It works fine in Google earth.
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Converting DEM to Floating Point Raster (FLT) using QGIS?

I am looking to convert a DEM from AutoCad to a floating point raster file type in QGIS. I am relatively unfamiliar with the .FLT file.
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Getting all Google Earth Search Results into a KML for QGIS

This question has been asked by others before but there doesn't seem to have been a response, so maybe someone can help me here. I am using Google Earth to search for business premises in a UK city ...
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Generating a plot by varying the buffer around each point

I want to create a plot like this: Basically, I have a bunch of points (properties), some of which have (and some of which don't) have Property X (e.g., a fence). I want to find out how the ...
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Clipping vector data (Point) with one class in symbolised raster

I have some .asc raster data I symbolised with ranges in two classes. Say 2.145 to 10.000 and 10.001 to 30.1254. Now I want to clip vector data with the area covered by 2.145 to 10.000. How can I ...
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How to make maps out of imagery?

I am working for a client and we chose to use OpenGeoSuite as our system. Our client will be flying a plane over farm land capturing images that we need to put in our system. From my understanding ...
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Running customized script qgis

I want to run a customized script in Qgis (namely that: Ortho Projection produces artifacts). With export PYTHONPATH=$PYTHONPATH:/PATH_TO_FOLDER I set the pythonpath in the folder where the script ...
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Export GIS data to interactive report

Hopefully this is a GIS question although it crosses boundaries: I'm looking into the possibility of creating an all-in-one portable report derived from data compiled in GIS. This would contain a ...
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Add QGIS raster layer to Google Maps API

Is it possible to add a hosted QGIS Raster layer into a Google Map? Thanks.
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Problem with QGIS raster interpolation from a point shapefile after duplicating the shapefile

Let me explain a problem I had with QGIS to see if somebody else has experience it. I created a raster from a point shapefile through the Raster-> Interpolation menu with no problems. After that, I ...
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How to change the data type of columns of a vector layer in qgis?

Is it possible to change the data type and attributions of data in qgis? Almost all of the variables which contains numbers should be changed in all of my vectors. In ArcGis the data type is ...
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qgis (WIN): change settings from registry to INI

I have built qgis on windows 7, and need to stop the settings from being written to the registry. Is there a way to have an ini file created and used instead? (Having trouble finding that code)
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Calculate distance between a set of points: lat and long in QGIS or R

I have shapefiles containing the location of several individuals along several months. Positions were documented with a 30 minutes interval. Tables contain the following data fields: collar (ID), ...
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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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Sampling one shapefile with polygons of another using R?

I have two shapefiles that partially overlap. One (the bigger one) consists of several polygons which represent fields I am interested in. The second, is a rectangular shape that overlaps about 30% of ...
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QGIS 2.8 Export Atlas as PDF

I'm having an interesting problem: when I go to export the Atlas to PDF, the window to save the PDF on my hard-drive flashes very quickly and then disappears. The net result is that I cannot export as ...
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Adding a GeoTiff created in QGIS to Map Box

I have created a heat map in QGIS and have successfully exported it as a Geotif file. I exported the file as a Rendered Image to include my classifications and colors. However when I pull the data ...
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QGIS Attribute Column disregards (-) signs and uses only first digit of integer [on hold]

After importing a csv file into QGIS, the layer attribute table sorts one of the columns without regard to the minus sign. For example : "-1.2 is sorted with "1.2" instead of coming before "0", ie: ...
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Is it possible to mix italic and normal font in a label?

I have concatenate the values of two field like "BYKV_BTYP" || '/' || "FFH" Is it possible to draw the value of the column "FFH" in italic if it is not empty and the value of "BYKV_BTYP" ...
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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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QGIS table join with multiple fields

I am trying to join info from a DBF to a shapefile. There isn't a perfectly unique identifer. Is there a way to join the tables with 2 or 3 fields? The simpler the better. I am just getting familiar ...
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Problem to visualize raster data from PostGIS in QGIS

I have two raster files and i'm trying to load these data into PostGIS using raster2pgsql. Here is the syntax that i used: raster2pgsql -c -s 4326 -I -t 100x100 *.tif public.deforested_rasters | ...
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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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Counting buffer overlap in QGIS

For my thesis I'm modeling the identification of recreation areas. Therefore, there has been a survey where people were asked to specify where they recreate. They had to indicate this place on a map ...