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Remove specific simple markers (multiple markers for some US states that are not fully connected)

Hello (again) everyone, How can I remove specific centroid simple markers? For example, Florida, Kentucky, and Rhode Island all have two markers. I would like to remove one from each state. Any ...
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How to create a gradient color expression in data defined properties

This question is stemming from my other question on data defined attributes (http://cl.ly/202O2D2q0n0w). Anyway, can anyone help me create an expression within the data defined properties -> fill ...
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Print custom feature form using PyQGIS

I am looking for a way to print a custom feature form created in PyQt Designer for QGIS 2.4 using PyQGIS. My goal is to print/save image as the current extent of the map with the selected feature's ...
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How to determine bounding box of current qgis 'map canvas extent' from the python console

I've asked a similar question here: How to quickly calculate bounding box coordinates of a selected polygon with qgis ...regarding a quick way to determine the bounding box of a given layer. Is ...
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Is there a way to visually clip a layer in QGIS to prevent information from rendering outside the boundary?

In ArcGIS you are able to Clip to Shape, meaning you can use a shapefile to visually clip anything outside if it. This option does not physically clip anything, nor make a new shapefile. For ...
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How to create a gradient point on top of a shape file?

I am attempting to create a point that scales in relative size to a particular integer (frequency) and is gradiented to a particular integer value, and then overlay that point onto each specific ...
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How to handle “illegal data type (Float64)” error when trying to convert .tif to .bil?

Each time I try to convert (in QGIS 2.2) an elevation model from .tif to .bil format a get this error: ERROR 1: Attempt to create ESRI .hdr labelled dataset with an illegal data type (Float64). ...
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Issue using Matplotlib in QGIS

I am developing a QGIS-plugin and for graphing I want to use matplotlib, like many other QGIS -plugins. This worked fine under linux, but under windows with QGIS2.4 I am experiencing problems. I ...
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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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Point cloud LiDAR [on hold]

I have a point cloud (.las) format LiDAR. How do I obtain a regular grid from these datasets. I have tried ArcGIS, Lastools and Saga GIS, but they do not seem to satisfy my demands.
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Raster and vector layer in the same CRS don't match

While adding multiple raster and vector layers (and setting them all in CRS WGS84) in QGIS 2.2, they don't seem to overlap. Interestingly enough, only raster files overlap between each other, the same ...
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Raster map calculation

I figured out a way to filter a raster by using the r.mapcalculator or the raster calculator. The problem is that I have to use Qgis 2.2 because some of my models doesn't work with 2.4. In 2.2 the ...
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How to update postgis layer from shapefile in QGIS?

My usual workflow with updating layer from shapefile was to: Open DB Manager; Load SHP files into QGIS; Open DB Manager; Import file (with drop option). Now my problem is that I have created ...
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Creating a DEM from CAD contour polylines

Is it at all possible generate a digital elevation model raster from CAD contour polylines with elevations? I am using straight AutoCAD 2014, not Map3D or Civil3D. I was able to bring the dxf of ...
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QGIS to solve projection mystery in Postgresql

I downloaded some data from local agency. Per QGIS 2.2, I defined the projection to 'EPSG:3587 - NAD83(NSRS2007) / Michigan Central' in postgresql (maybe ArcMap). Data is in Postgresql 9.3. I am ...
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offline editing not working on qgis mobile

I would like to work with offline editing using Qgis desktop and Qgis Mobile, in the first essay i tried to use Qgis 2.2 and its offline editing plugin , it has worked fine then i moved the qgis ...
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Convert colorized/styled vector (KML or qgis-project-origin) to raster and preserve the colorization

I can very rapidly create nice heatmaps (chloropleths actually) using qgis that I can then export as kml's that have the correct colorization when displayed on Google Earth, etc. I'm wanting to ...
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Cut polygon shapefile by line shapefile

I have two shapefiles, a polygon shapefile (lake) and a line shapefile (boudary) I want to create a new shapefile "polygon to the north of the boundary" What tool can I use in QGIS or other free ...
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Programmatically setting ui for QGIS via setEditForm()

I've been following this thread in attempts to configure my ui preferences programmatically. I've had no issues with loading styles (which subsequently sets the custom ui if I saved it this way), but ...
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QGIS Reshape Tool

I just downloaded Quantum GIS and have been playing around with the editing features. For some reason, the Reshape Tool is not working for me. The manual said that at the end, you right-click and it ...
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Shape to GPX or KML distance difference

I've converted a shapefile (points) to KML with QGIS. Points in shape are within 100m distance from each other. When I measure it in Google Earth, the distance changes to 80m. The same happens with ...
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How to bulk print maps using ArcGIS or QGIS?

I have a polygon layer that I would like to print images or PDFs from in bulk as there are a large number of them. Rather than having to manually scroll and print each individual'site' in the print ...
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Translate coordinates in GeoJSON export

I am wondering if there is a way to apply a translation in coordinates for a GeoJSON export. Currently, there are negative coordinate values in my export, which I cannot have. I am trying to use ...
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How to debug a QGis C++ plugin with Visual Studio 2008 [duplicate]

I have a plugin for QGIS 2.2 in C++ (legacy). I dont find how debugging this plugin, with Visual Studio 2008 (for evolution, etc.) Sorry for my bad english. Thanks you ! Paho
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How to set NULL as default value for a date field in QGIS 2.4?

In QGIS 2.4, i am unable to set the default value as NULL if i have not updated any value on date fields. Its automatically taking the current system date. Please let me know how to change the ...
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Help choosing an appropriate GIS solution for the following question [on hold]

I am currently researching for an appropriate GIS solution. My requirements are pretty simple: Ability to create circles, symbols or diagrams with transparancy tied to their geographical location ...
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Adding shapefile elevation data to dted

I am a newbie to QGIS. Currently trying to augment a dted raster value file with vector shapefile(polygon) containing height of buildings. Have converted the shapefile into raster via rasterize ...
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svg export not keeping line widths

I just upgraded to 2.4 I have noticed that when I export as an svg, for opening in illustrator, the line/pen/border widths are coming out all different. For example a line width of 0.25 in QGIS is ...
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How to save and load vector layer attribute value map, editable state in .qml style file?

I just upgraded to Qgis 2.4 and there were problems with style file: When I load style file for Qgis <= 2.2, the color of features is right but when I edit them, the value map (value - ...
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Error using 'Join attributes by location' via Python

Trying to run a simple script using qgis:joinbylocation but getting either errors or it's not processing correctly. I don't want to take a summary of the attributes, just the attributes of the first ...
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Why does multi-threaded rendering not use all the CPU potential in QGIS 2.4?

I have just downloaded QGIS 2.4 which is great and ran some tests. I have enabled the multi-threaded rendering but it seems that the program do not use all the potential of my CPU. Attached pic shows ...
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QGIS Init script: How to get active layer and GID of edited object?

I would like to ask, how to get the GID (from Postgresql+Postgis) and active layer of edited object in QGIS Init script (Python)? Code Layer=qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer() works in QGIS console, but ...
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How to use values such as 2014-03-31T15:00:33.000Z in QGIS Time Manager?

I´m trying to use the QGIS Time Manager plugin but I have a problem with my attribute columns. Time Manager supports %Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S format but my dataset uses the following format in the timestamp ...
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Standalone QGIS application - handling QgsVectorLayer load errors

I am creating an application with QGIS libraries, and in the event that the app can't add a specified layer (e.g. no connection to host, no password specified etc), it causes the app to crash, ...
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Low quality legend in QGIS [duplicate]

I am sorry to repeat a question already asked by someone else, but it has not been answered yet. When I create a map in QGIS the legend symbols for some reasons have a very bad resolution and are not ...
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Calculating the fractal dimension of a line segment

I have a shp file with hundreds of features that represent clipped segments of coastline. Each segment is made up of many vertices (dozens, perhaps even hundreds). (FYI, the segments were created by ...
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makefile generated using QGIS Plugin builder cannot find pyuic4

I have QGIS 2.4 installed using the OSGeo4W installer. I have the bin folder in my path and I can run pyuic4 successfully on the command line using osgeo4w.bat, but when I try to run the makefile ...
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Replacing PyQt4 with PySide with standalone QGIS

I would like to develop an application using the QGIS libraries and PySide instead of PyQt4 due to more flexible licencing, I wonder if this is possible. I downloaded PySide and replaced my ...
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How to install QGIS 2.2 instead of 2.4 to get a working OpenLayers plugin again?

I use ubuntu . I don't know how to return installed qgis 2.2 I try uninstall qgis 2.4 and try find how to install old version qgis 2.2 Please .. tell me how to install old version qgis 2.2 for ubunut ...
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QGIS --> ArcGIS server by WMS? [duplicate]

I have found this post: Quantum GIS ->ArcGIS Server configuration possible? My question is more specific >> Can I publish feature layers to ArcGIS server from QGIS using WMS?
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How to install pgRouting in Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to install pgRouting in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I added the respective repository (https://launchpad.net/~georepublic/+archive/pgrouting-unstable?field.series_filter=trusty) but failed to install the ...
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How to install PostGIS Manager and RT Sql Layer plugins in QGIS 2.4?

This might be a rather simple question, but both plugins are not visible in my QGIS menu. I'm running 2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. Thanks for every piece of advice.
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tilestache wms layer in qgis and open layer rendered layer

I have setup tilestache and styled a map for using mapnik xml and I can call on the url in a web browser, how can I call the url for a wms layer in QGIS or is there a way to view mapnik xml in qgis. I ...
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How to interact with other layers in a QGis Python init function?

I am using QGis and making a Python script that sets the Python Init function to a custom UI file. I have a function with the following signature: def formOpen(dialog, layer, feature): ... I ...
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Error when providing “Python init function” from Python script in QGis

Problem I am using QGis and Python scripting to programmatically set a layer's edit form and "Python init function". It appears that the Python init function is called correctly in one situation ...
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QGIS view bounding box on Add vector layer GeoGSON protocol?

Our server can serve GeoJSON with an optional bounding box HTTP parameter. e.g. http://our_gis_server.org.au/layername?bbox=xmin,ymin,xmax,ymax In QGIS I can add this vector layer as a Protocol and ...
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Is it possible to rotate the *canvas* in QGIS

Can the canvas be rotated so north is pointing in some other direction than defined by the projection? This question answers with respect to the composer, but not the canvas. There is a related 5 year ...
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pyQGIS (Spatial Join): Sum features of attribute from point layer and join with vector layer

I am new to Python and QGIS. I have avoided asking questions up to now. But by now I have developed a reasonable idea of where i want to go so and where I am stuck. So, I have decided to ask but sorry ...
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What is the typical v.surf.xxx exicution time?

What is the typical v.surf.xxx exicution time? I am trying to run v.surf.bspline on a set of ~1600 points. It has bee running for about an hour now and is stuck at spot indicated in the image. I ...
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Display two-dimensional color gradient for two different quantities

I have two overlapping raster layers. One contains quantity A from 0 to 100, and the other contains quantity B from 0 to 100. I'd like to create a map displaying both sets of data at once based on a ...