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Google Maps Openlayer plugin not aligned with the OpenStreetMap building layer in QGIS

I am working on an OpenStreeetMap (OSM) building layer and the google satellite layer in Nairobi, Kenya using QGIS. However, it seems to me that the Google map is misaligned (I tried another layer ...
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External Standalone QGIS Application with Default Toolbars

I want to develop a standalone application and add the default digitizing and advanced digitizing tools in QGIS as-is on my application through PyQGIS. Is it similar the way you add the navigation ...
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How to set QGIS mapCanvas to exact values

My QGIS 2.8.2 standalone app's mapCanvas fills a central widget with a fixed quadratic size x=y=1000 pixels. When I set the mapCanvas extent() to an area defined quadratic as well given by a ...
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How to create a new empty vector layer that has the same set of atributes as another layer and then copy a subset of features into it?

Please excuse the crudeness of it all. I'm a noob with both python and QGIS. Here's a sample of my code: unique = layer.uniqueValues(index) attributes = layer..dataProvider().fields().toList() ...
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Merge raster layers error

Is there an issue with the SAGA-tool "Mosaicking rasters"? I tried it with different rasters. In Sage itself it works fine. Algorithmus Mosaick raster layers startet... io_gdal 0 -TRANSFORM ...
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QGIS 2.10.1 on Mac/ Multiple versions on Mac

I have Version 2.8.2 running fine on a recent iMac running Yosemitee. I have tried the install of 2.10.1 from http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis but it doesn't work. I would like to be able to ...
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Running a custom function on each line of a PostGIS table

I am trying to run a custom function on each parcel in a PostGIS table, (in this case its a function that finds the standard deviation value of the pixels intersecting a raster) Here is the code for ...
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Map with just City/Country/River/etc names.

I am looking for a plug in or a map, that only has the names of the countries and cities and other urban and/or geographical features. Does anyone have or know of such a map/plugin. I'v e been ...
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64 Bit Win 8.1 grass 7 missing dependency

I searched for an solution but couldn't find it. Problem is: previous i had an working grass 7 within qgis 2.6/2.8 I know that there were more people with the same issue. When executing a grass 7 ...
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NDVI Workflow Problems, Red Channel Seems High Causing Low NDVI value?

I did some searching but nothing came up around this. I'm trying to verify a workflow from images to an NDVI to verify I have a basic workflow correct. Process images example dataset through ...
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How to apply a radial fill to a voronoi polygon centred on its original home point in QGIS?

I'm working with a point layer (airports from OpenFlights), and I want to create a map of distance to the nearest airport. I thought I might be able to do this by using radial fill on the voronoi ...
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Using Lastile in Qgis

I want to tile one large las tile into few minor. But i just cant get it done. My original LAS file have around 30mil points and i want to get 5 smaller LAS files with 5mil points in it. What is ...
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How do I make equidistant circles covering the whole globe in QGIS?

What's the simplest way to make equidistant circles in PostGIS/QGIS? (my software versions are Postgres 9.3, PostGIS is 2.1, QGIS 2.10) I tried this in PostGIS, but the circles that come near or ...
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Sorting points based on Northing and Easting

I have around 1320 point/centroid features in a shapefile for my research plots. Each point/centroid has X and Y coordinate associated with them which were calculated using Field Calculator > Geometry ...
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Displaying heatmap with large number of dense points of interest in QGIS?

I am currently trying to make heatmaps of bird observations in an area. I have had a lot of success making the actual heatmaps for most birds, except the ones that are extremely abundant. I use the ...
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OTF reprojection and reprojecting layer not working in QGIS

more troubles in QGIS. I georeferenced this raster in Corrego Alegre UTM23S and loaded up, so project CRS automatically changed to that. So far so good. I need it to be however in WGS84 UTM 23S. None ...
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Qgis network analysis why find vertex return always -1

I'm trying to compute the shortest path between points using the QGIS networkanalysis library. But the graph.findVertex always return -1. Basically what I'm trying to do is : 1/ Given a set of ...
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Loop to check multiple polygons overlap in r

I have a set of polygons (available here: http://ulozto.cz/x39ELbFt/polygons-zip) created in QGis and processed in R. I would like to know if they are overlapping or not, and if yes, where is the ...
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Can't get my QGIS external map to display on Ubuntu trusty: QObject::connect: Cannot connect (null) error

I've been following along the examples from the book "Building Mapping Applications with QGIS and for the life of me I can't figure out why my shape files aren't loading and displaying in the app ...
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My QGIS plugin shows GUI but not Works. How to get Error log?

I am new to PyQgis. I made a simple calculator with PyQt4, now I am trying to run it under QGIS. I connected calculator as plugin, and tested it, its GUI works without error but it does not calculates ...
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Prevent Overlapping Features in QGIS from Being Faded

I have multiple layers in QGIS that I've set as transparent so I can see their respective features. However, I would like one layer (showing proportionally sized points) to NOT fade when it overlaps ...
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How can I extract the latitude and longitude from a s57 File [duplicate]

I had to extract the longitude and latitude from a s57 file, in order to superpose a satelite view from the same point. These coordinate will allow me to get the exact position on google map by ...
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How can I import shapefile in python?

How can I import a shapefile in python? from PyQt4.QtCore import QSettings, QTranslator, qVersion, QCoreApplication from PyQt4.QtGui import QAction, QIcon, QFileDialog # Initialize Qt resources from ...
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What solutions to use QGIS as insert tool for a Postgres relationnal database?

I have a Postgres/PostGIS relational database and I would like to use QGIS as an interface for inserting data. The thing is that my database is quite complex and I need my tool to handle the following ...
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QGIS measure growth in special directions

I want to measure the growth of different areas in special directions. The same as in this article of M.S.Moeller on page 5 (Figure 5 and 6). But I don't know how to build such a Wind Rose in Qgis. Do ...
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automated selection by attributes and location within another Layer

I have two Polygon Layers. Layer A are Districts of a City and Layer B are Blocks of a City. Currently i'm working with QGIS 2.6.1 and i don't have access to any other GIS. What i'm trying to do is: ...
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Merge layers (SAGA) ERROR

with QGIS 2.10 it is not possible to merge vector layers with the "Processing-Saga" tool (merge layers). The following error log comes up: Algorithmus Merge layers startet... shapes_tools "Merge ...
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Calculating distances across land only

I am trying to do point to point distances in QGIS but I have points to point distances that are being calculated across oceans. Given people don't generally fly around cities does anyone know a way ...
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unsupervised classification in qgis (Orfeo toolbox)

I want to run an unsupervised classification of two landsat images in qgis. Therefor I want to compute a kMeans and a SOM (self organizing maps classification). Unfortunately it doesnt work. I tried ...
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How to calculate the 3D length of line segment in QGIS?

I've been looking through all of the GRASS commands in the QGIS 2.10 processing toolbox and it seems like one of these must be able to do this but I haven't found one yet. There is 'v.sample' which ...
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How do you merge overlapping .asc files in QGIS with topography and bathymetry?

Firstly, apologies for any incorrect terminology - this is my first time trying to manipulate GIS data. I have two files. The first is higher resolution (SRTM) topography data for a region of islands ...
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Gravity/Huff model tools in QGIS without rasterlang plugin?

As the person of this question: Gravity/Huff model tools I am looking for a tool to simulate a gravity model using a point-based layer. As in the case there, my points have a z-value and the higher ...
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Checking if a POI is on the road

I have a list of POIs from around the world and their latlongs. I also have the database from all roads in the world. What I want to do is find the popular roads from all of these. My idea was to ...
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Need to edit info to new column for label and concatenate information which is alphanumeric

I need to end up with the following: Jones, H.L. A-345 The data is entered into Survey Name (as string). Survey Abstract #is entered as "345" I need to add "A-" to the number, and then concatenate ...
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How to create a dashed polygon border in C++?

In my maps I have a symbol, his type is polygon, I want to change the line style of the border, actually is solid , I had to put it in dash Is there a simple way to change it ? i think to the ...
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How to edit a shape which the toggle Edit buttom is noot enable in QGIS?

I just download a shape file (polyline) from internet and I would like to do some modification in the line, but the Toggle Editing buttom is not enable. It seems that the file is locked and is not ...
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How to find if map layer registry is empty?

In my script I want to open layer named my_layer if it is in the map layer registry. I use following code for it: inputLayer = QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance().mapLayersByName("my_layer")[0] If not ...
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How to access a deleted features attributes (before committing)

I have a signal setup for a feature deletion event on a layer: self.layer.featureDeleted.connect(self.feature_deleted) When I try and grab an attribute from the deleted feature on the slot, a ...
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How to scale SVG symbols which are not label background on zoom level in QGIS

I need to scale the SVG symbols on zoom level. @Underdarks answer in the posted question did not help me thus I can't set the SVG symbols as label background for I have labels which should not be ...
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Polygons in one layer have different attributes

Is it possible in PyQGIS to have in one layer more polygons and some would have one set of attributes and another different? E.g. Polygon_1(name, size, average_age), Polygon_2(name, size, ...
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Free printable background map: land use, rivers, etc

I am looking for a free printable background map of europe which should look more or less like the OCM landscape: land use, major rivers, coast lines Is there any WMS or raster set whiche enables me ...
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How can I create a QGIS plugin that needs an external Python library?

I’m trying to enhance QGIS's Profiletool plugin by adding DXF export functionnality. For this, I need to to import dxfwrite library. As it's installed on my computer, i added the following lines to ...
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Normalized icon for BOYLAT

I try to find normalized icons to use for the BOYLAT ( lateral buoy ) I find description, but for the boylat it seems that different shape to show different buoy link for the description ...
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Rendering of SVG for layer symbols using QGIS?

I have a little problem with the rendering of SVG for layer symbol. I want to creeate a categorized symbol to show different style of buoy I have for that two icons the first is an half circle ...
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Why do pixel (cell) values change for 32 real NDVI values when taking from Multispec to QGIS?

Landsat 5 values change from normal NDVI -1 to 1 when created in Multispec as a 32 bit signed data image. When adding the raster layer in QGIS, the value range changed to 0-255. How does one ...
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Opening MapInfo .TAB file containing text objects in QGIS?

Whenever I try to open a MapInfo .TAB file that contains text objects in QGIS, the text objects are converted to point objects. Any help, please?
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How to get PostGIS DB name from QGIS layer?

I'm writing a custom Processing script that needs to know which database connection a vector layer resides in. I can't find anywhere in the API a function to return this information from a layer. So I ...
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Grass toolbar for QGIS 2.10

I don't see the GRASS toolbar in QGIS 2.10 (Pisa). There are still GRASS commands in the Processing toolbox. I know there was some upgrade of GRASS for 2.10. Is the toolbar not available anymore? If ...
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Loading Natural Earth *.prj file into QGIS 2.10.1?

I have found solutions for this problem in other versions of QGIS, but none that apply to the newest version 2.10.1. Whenever I try to import a Natural Earth Raster projection that is a prj file I get ...
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How to load a style from POSTGIS in PyQt

The thing is that I have four styles I have created in QGIS through the GUI and saved into a postgresql database. I can see them in the table named layer_styles I have seen similar questions asking ...