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Crop one shape file using another shape file in QGIS

In QGIS 2.0.1, is there a way to automatically slice up one shape file and export it as multiple files using polygons defined in another shape file? I have a detailed shape file that categorizes the ...
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Exporting GIS Images with Transparency

I'm trying to export some images of Gulf of Mexico infrastructure that will later be used for non-GIS purposes as overlays onto sea current/weather maps (likely in photoshop). I have no clue how to ...
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Copying the numeric portion of an address to a new field

I'm attempting to copy just the numeric portion of a street address into a new table using the Field Calculator in QGIS. The expression I'm trying to use is: left( "SITE_ADDR", strpos( "SITE_ADDR", ...
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QGIS crash when I try print geometry

I do (It`s work): from osgeo import ogr inputds = ogr.Open(r'c:\temp.shp') inputlyr = inputds .GetLayer() for i,feature in enumerate(inputlyr): print i, feature.GetGeometryRef() but when I try ...
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How to get linestringe from kml into shp or postgis [duplicate]

Im looking into extracting linestrings from a kml file into a shp file or postgis db. Each linestring would be a feature/row. How would I go about it usinge ogr2ogr or python? I'd like to get ...
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How to save geopackage gpkg file with QGIS

I read about the new geopackage file which shall have the potential to be the shapefile of the future. But i can't find a way to save a file in QGIS as gpkg. In ArcGIS it might be possible. I would ...
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How to edit metadata in QGIS

What possibilities exist to edit metadata in QGIS? I did only find the plugin Metatools which is experimental and did not work for me.
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Create fishnet grid in QGIS

Anybody have recommendations for creating a fishnet shapefile using QGIS? The equivalent task of "Create Fishnet" in ArcGIS.
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Python problem during CADInput installation

I was trying to install CADInput (version 0.60) on 2.4 Chugiak and 2.6 Brighton as well. In both cases I got an eror message during installation. For me the following extract of that message might ...
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QGIS calculates main soil type of polygons from another polygon layer

I've been working with qgis for a while but somehow I never fiured this out, so I thought it's time to ask. I have 2 shapefiles. a polygon layer from nearby fields (SHAPE1 (the red outlines)) a ...
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Delete shapefile object

I have a shapefile layer which comprises of a series of lines which represent archaeological features. I cannot delete individual lines as the delete button is greyed out. Is there a way for me to ...
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QGIS Plugin to add point to map without creating a file

I am looking for a QGIS Plugin to add a point to the map by entering it's coordinates. The point should only be there temporarily (as long as the QGIs project is open) and not be saved in a file.
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QGIS 2.4.0 Setting raster layer to singlebandpseudocolor using minimum and maximum raster values

I am using QGIS Chugiak 2.4.0, and I have some code in which I want to: Add raster layer to map canvas Look for the minimum and maximum raster value Apply singleband pseudocolor render type for the ...
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Why do each of my buffer-polygons have different areas

I`m using Qgis 2.2 and 2.4 and loaded a wms-map using the coordinate system ERTS89 UTM 32N. I set 8 points (all in on shp-fileand in UTM 32N) on various locations on the map. After that i created a ...
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Using attributes in the label of print composer

In QGIS 2.6 I have a problem similar to this post How to set field values as labels in QGIS2 Print Composer in that I want a label box in print composer to display the attributes of the first feature ...
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What is the expression for getting a subset of characters in QGIS Field Calculator?

I have a column of 10 character names e.g. L3NAM1988K. How can I delete the first 5 characters and the last 1 character using an expression in the QGis Field Calculator?
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QGIS 2.4 under Debian behind a proxy Plugin Repository

i'm having a problem to connect the official QGIS Plugin Repository in QGIS 2.4. I'm working in a company which uses a proxy to control web access. The plugin repository is available over the proxy ...
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What is the fastest way to digitize features on a map?

I'm currently using QGIS basically to trace a bunch of polygons to show individual ponds from google maps. Some of the geometries can be pretty oddly shaped and using the nodal digitizing tool gets ...
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How to save SQL-like WHERE as .qqf in QGIS 2.6?

I used to use QGIS 1.7.4. And there was "advanced search". I can save SQL where clause as .qqf. But I installed QGIS 2.6 and I cannot find this kind of things. Could you please teach me how to save ...
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Print Composer QGIS 2.6, how to expot image?

When i finish map in print composer and click on Export to an image format and after i go to folder where i saved it there is no image. If do same with Export as PDF i get PDF file but cant open it ...
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Percentage cover using QGIS?

I need to calculate the percentage of coral cover (polygon layer) in a 1 km radius around each record of fish (point layer). There’re about 4000 points (blue squares in the image). I am new to QGIS so ...
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raster and vector misalignment

my vector and raster datasets align perfectly fine in Arcmap but not in QGIS, any suggestion on solving this dilemma is very much appreciated.
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Remove cell boundaries of raster pixels converted to vector format

I have a solar radiation shapefile with 10 km x 10 km cells. When I put it on QGIS, many pixels with boundaries take place. Please see the following image: How can I remove them in Qgis?
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QGIS - Tabular output for labeling

I'm new to QGIS and am trying to figure out how to output labels under a tabular symbology (I would have liked to post a file showing what I want but can't find a way to submit a file) : So my ...
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QGIS font symbol problem

Where qgis store the fonts. I try to find the directory but i cant. I transfer my symbol to other pc and i realized that have missing fonts and this is the reason that my symbols is wrong
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merging raster aerials in QGIS issue

I follow the instructions here very closely and yet every time QGIS gets caught in a loop. It takes a few small rasters totally less than 100mb and creates HUGE gb files and will not stop until ...
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Calling QGIS from MacOS python

I would like to import qgis.core and utils from my own copy of python. I do have PYQT4 installed there. I'd be happy to add to my PYTHONPATH or sys.path.append in my code, where do the qgis modules ...
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Missing Plugins in QGIS 2.6

Do I need to re-install plugins after upgrading to 2.6? Not all the plugins I had on QGIS 2.4 appear on 2.6.
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Create polygon with predefined size

I need to create a polygon (square) with a predefined size to place it anywhere in a map. The size is given in centimeter (size in cm * scale = size in real). Is that possible with postgis/qgis?
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QGIS 2.6. How to move labels with “easy label engine” tool

In fact I'm looking for an similar tool like "converting label to annotation" as you can find it in ArcGIS. The "easy custom labeling" Tool in QGIS seems to come close to the ArcGIS solution. However, ...
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Can I include polygons that lie across boundaries when using the clip tool?

I am trying to create a map consisting of two vector layers showing a country divided into districts and contaminated areas within the country. However, since I'm only interested in the ...
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Font styles problem

i have problems with Font Styles in qgis. I have created fonts symbols in my system but when i open the same qml in an other pc the fonts is rong. I try to export my symbols in xml but nothing. please ...
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Getting error when consuming WMS (created from ArcGIS Server) from QGIS 2.4

I have created WMS and WFS using ArcGIS Server. I further deploy the authentication towards both services using the users & rolese set by ArcGIS server built in store. For example, user with ...
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QGIS - Select intersecting features within Value Relation Widget

Does anyone know if it is possible to filter records in the Value Relation Widget to include only those that intersect the current feature? We are trying to set up a layer for user input where we ...
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How to apply colour ramp to user-defined range of values for contour lines?

I have contoured elevation data, across a number of shapefiles, at 10m intervals. Each tile has a different range of values (min - max). Under Style > Categorized, I can only apply the colour ramp to ...
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How to manually add texts on the map in QGIS?

Is there another way to put river, towns etc names beside labeling in QGIS? Can you manually type text determine size and place it where and as you wish on the map?
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QGIS Extract elevation data only for one country [duplicate]

Hye, Here a map built with (1) a shape file for country contour, and (2) raster from .hgt files with altitudinal representation. How can I only select the area corresponding to the country ? I found ...
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From CSV file (latitude and longitude fields) to point .shp

How i create a new point shapefile from CSV table? If i have a CSV file with a latitude and longitude fields, is there a method for to have in output a puntal shapefile?
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Old GDAL/OGR version with QGIS from ubuntugis in 14.10?

Installing QGIS 2.6 from ubuntugis installs an old GDAL/OGR (ogrinfo --version GDAL 1.10.1, released 2013/08/26) - it should be 1.11 for support of the Open FileGDB connector in QGIS 2.6 So I don't ...
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Is there a way to create layer summary Pie Charts?

In Qgis2.6. I want to create a pie chart to summarize the layer data. I have a layer of land use polygons (woodland, agricultural, urban etc.). I want a pie chart to show the % of each land use in the ...
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QGIS 2.6 - creating contours from points

I can't find the example model "contours from points" in QGIS 2.6. Is there another tool for creating contours from points, besides the QGIS Contour plugin?
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“Phantom” features showing up in QGIS 2.4

I tried searching for this, but am unsure exactly what my problem is. I am using QGIS 2.4 on Windows 8.1. I have a project in which I have been digitizing from OpenMaps. Last night I was doing some ...
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How can I avoid incomplete wms layers when exporting large maps in qgis 2.6?

I have a QGIS 2.6 project with around 20 vector layers and on wms layer (working on Ubuntu 14.04). WMS rendering works OK, altough a little bit slow, and exporting A4-size maps also works properly ...
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QGIS Print Composer producing angled graticule lines that look like rectangles instead of squares?

I just tried to create an extremely simple map made of one layer loaded as WMS layer from Croatia's geoportal (http://geoportal.dgu.hr/wms). I successfully loaded the necessary layer and created ...
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QGIS graticule coordinates in print composer starting from 0?

I am not sure how to explain the problem correctly as my English isn't as great as it should be - but let me try anyway. I just tried to create an extremely simple map made of one layer loaded as ...
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How can I transfer waypoints and tracks from Base Camp into QGIS2.6?

I'm working on transferring all my field data from Garmin Base Camp onto QGIS. This is an attempt to overcome the learning curve from basic trail GPS mapping programs to the real thing. I'd like to ...
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Why does clipping polygons result in no features?

I'm using QGIS 2.6. I'm trying to clip the polygons in one layer by another but cannot get the results I expect. I have a layer with wetland areas, and another layer with the boundary of my client's ...
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Project from Datum Nad27 to WGS84

This should be simple: have a shapefile in UTM z16 DatumNad27 and want to transform it to Datum WGS84 latlon I am using Qgis 2.6 Sorry I am going to clarify, with the steps taken: 1- XY data of a ...
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How to set the Measure Tool Ellipsoid Default Behavior?

Using QGIS 2.6.0 Brighton, I want to overlay a shapefile (EPSG: 26910, Nad83 UTM10) over OpenLayers Google Satellite (EPSG: 3857, Pseudo Mercator), and reliably measure distances. Furthermore, I want ...
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How to narrow raster features to single cell width?

Are there any tools or existing workflow which convert raster features (such as roads, rivers, electric lines etc.) which are (or can be) multiple cells wide to a single cell widht (i.e, center line). ...