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Setting up QGIS Server at low cost for small user community?

I want to setup QGIS Server at a low cost for a small user community (mainly me). Parameters: Some data is private so something like qgis cloud not an option (not enough money for paid option). ...
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How to use bold text in QGIS font marker symbol?

Is it possible to use bold text with the Font marker symbol in a QGIS (point) layer?
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Suggestions on which GIS to master? [on hold]

Can you please share your suggestions on which GIS should I master? I know there are lots of systems around, from opensource to expensive ones but I would not be able to master them all. So, can you ...
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How to style graduated using size-scale field

Is it possible to style based on size-scale field using graduated symbol but instead of using color ramp, I would like to display its size. I would also like to display this in the legend in the map ...
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Dark Object Subtraction QGIS

I'm trying to do Dark Object Subtraction (DOS) for a Spot2 and 4. I have calculated the TOA reflectance and now want to get the at surface reflectance. Using QGIS
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What's the reason for this Invalid Layer “Cannot open GDAL dataset …” error

When adding a rasterfile with QGIS python console there appears an error when the first letter of a rasterfile to be added is not written in capital letters. Why this behaviour? Example case1: ...
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How to store a password during one QGIS work session?

I'd like to get into qgis-plugin development, but am rather new to both python and qgis development. I intend to write a plugin which connects data from a mysql database to shapefiles. As the data is ...
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How to combine Polygons and points? [on hold]

Sorry for the basic question. I'm using qgis. I have two layers, one with points (a file that contains addresses with latitudes and longitudes linked to several variables), and another layer (a ...
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QGIS doesn't create the correct projections when creating new shp files

I recieved shapefiles exported from ArcGIS with EPSG:2227 as the CRS, which should be: +proj=lcc +lat_1=38.43333333333333 +lat_2=37.06666666666667 +lat_0=36.5 +lon_0=-120.5 +x_0=2000000.0001016 ...
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How do ESRI and QGIS calculate scale values of geographic projections?

Does anyone know how (from which location) scale values are calculated in ESRI products and QGIS for geographic projections? The only thing I've noticed is that QGIS is changing scales when you pan ...
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How to calculate the square root of a feature attribute?

I have a polygon shapefile with over 16k features. Each has an attribute (Double, Precision(10) Scale (2)) that I am trying to calculate the square root of, and store in new field. Is there a tool, ...
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Can HTML annotations be autogenerated for each location in QGIS 2.4

can HTML Annotation Boxes be autogenerated on the whole Map linked to locations and loading always the same html file for all of them? Best Regards
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Creating counties in QGIS

I have a raster map (a photocopy I took from an Atlas), and a vector map of the UK. The raster map shows pre-1890 Scottish county borders. I have geocoded the map so that the raster borders overlap ...
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unable to open the QGIS Tab

I have download the QGIS Softarwe of “gis-osgeo4w-1.7.3-00624b3” and “QGIS-OSGeo4W-1.8.0-2-Setup” both from net and installed both in my system, My system is running window07 professional Service ...
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QGIS Equivalent of MapInfo's 'Combine Objects using Column' [duplicate]

MapInfo has a function that takes a table, and creates a new table populated combines them by a specified value. So, combining on the name field, and specifying that the Area field should be ...
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Adding an “m” to the end of every number in a row

What function do i need to use to add an space and an m after every item in a row, using the field calculator in the attributes table. I have a load of numbers (as strings) and would like to add m ...
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Splitting existing polygons with existing polylines(roads) with GME tool “split polygon by lines”

After reading through many of these articles i believe the GME tool "split polygon by lines" should be useful to my problem. I have a polygon that needs to be split by a road layer. When i run this ...
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Converting huge multipolygon to polygons

I have a shapefile with some huge multipolygons, with 100.000's of parts. What would be the easiest way to split them to singlepart polygons? I'm looking for something like QGIS ”Multipart to ...
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Why a shapefile of a geological map is not the fault lines are displayed in QGIS?

I am a new user of QGIS 2.4. I do not display correctrly geological SHP layer. This shape contains polygons with shapes, fault lines, dips, volcanic structures, shoreline types, geological boundaries ...
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Make the foot of the histogram coincide with the point in QGIS

Is it possible in case of histograms in QGIS to make the foot of the diagram appear above the point or always make them appear above. My issue is that I see the option that maked them appear around ...
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Unable to access R from QGIS 2.4

I have been unable to run R from within QGIS on my computer. I have R version 3.03 installed and QGIS 2.4 on Windows 7. R is located at C:\Program Files\R\R-3.0.3\bin\and this is the path e specified ...
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QGIS Intersection problem

The QGIS Intersection tool is not working for two shapefiles in Version 2.2 or 2.4 (haven't tried earlier versions). I get a new shapefile with all the attributes, but no features. However, when I use ...
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QGIS WEB Cliente para windows 7

Bom dia, estou com alguma dúvidas a respeito do QGIS WEB Cliente que não consigo achar uma solução. Eu sei que tenho que fazer a instalação do Qgis Serve como esta escrito neste tutorial Anita Graser ...
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Is there a way to automate POI collection from websites?

I am searching for an easy method to get lots of points geotagged/georeferenzed into several shape files. I am working at a project where I need to collect all parcel shops in germany (but I will try ...
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QGIS Python console - save image from bounding box

I want to save an image from QGIS but the save image functionality feels limited. My question is if it's possible to use the python command line to save an image at a specific zoomed in scale and to ...
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pyQGIS - Data Source is Invalid

Why I am getting Data Source is Invalid in python console of QGIS when running: vlayer = QgsVectorLayer("home/sanjayr/Desktop/india-latest.shp/buildings.shp","sanjay","ogr") I am using QGIS 2.4 on ...
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Connecting QGIS 2.x to Firebird Database via ODBC?

I tried to connect a Firebird Database in QGIS 2.2 and 2.4 via ODBC to a database and get following error message: Unable to initialize ODBC connection to DSN for SYSDBA/masterkey@Akdees ...
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How to convert unix time to qt time type?

How can I convert unix timestamp to qt time type using qgis field calculator? I would like to avoid importing my table into excel and convert the timestamp to qt time type.
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The scale in Qgis is not setting to feet

I am working in QGIS 2.4. I have changed the CRS of all the layers and in the project properties to EPSG:102739 - NAD_1983_StatePlane_Texas_Central_FIPS_4203_Feet. I am in print composer trying to ...
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Using QGIS to create a table of correspondence between two area layers

I have two area layers over a map of Australia, and I want to know if it's possible to use QGIS to create a table of correspondences between them. The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides ...
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Loading SQLite extensions in QGIS

I have an extension which can be loaded in SQLite using the load_extension function. It would be useful for me if I could load it in QGIS to use in queries made via Database Manager. The Python ...
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QGIS using different R lib

I am working with a colleague who is learning QGIS and has a question about the R plugin. His library path (.libPaths()) has two folders: "C:/Users/RDCERWAW/Documents/R/win-library/3.0" "C:/Program ...
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Is it possible to export a QGIS project to Mapnik XML?

Is it possible to export a QGIS project to Mapnik xml? I'm using QGIS 2.4 and Quantumnik does not seem to work with that version.
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How to compile QGIS 2.4.0 on Ubuntu Precise 12.04

Been trying to compile this for a couple of hours, using this download: http://qgis.org/downloads/qgis-latest.tar.bz2 and these instructions: ...
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Deleting unconnected lines with QGIS

I am using a road map in shapefile format in order to calculate a route between two points. The map is downloaded from OpenStreetMap and it has small unconnected lines that are messing up my routing. ...
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Data defines symbology in QGIS

I have to make a symbology based on a unique color value so I add a plus column to the attribute table with the number of color values. I went to the layer properties - style - data defined properties ...
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QGIS polygon areas inside a polygon

I'm having hard time doing the following analysis in QGIS: I have watershed polygons with individual IDs. Then I have four different shape files, each having different land use polygons. I would ...
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How to Interpolate very large datasets in QGIS

I am working with a very large set of point data, (XYAttribute) which I wish to display as a raster. I've been using Interpolate, this is successful but very slow. I have other programmes that simply ...
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QGIS plugin for geodesy tasks [on hold]

Are there any plugins in QGIS for solution of geodetic problems, construct serif?
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Clipping between features within a single vector?

Is it possible (via the Qgis API and friends), to clip polygonal features within a single vector layer? The hope is to accomplish this without having to duplicate the feature into a new layer. ...
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From PostgreSQL to QGIS

I have conected to PostgreSQL and imported the layer to QGIS. The names of columns are written using English letters. Can the names of columns be automatically renamed using another language?
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Performing buffering and intersection with script in PyQGIS

I wrote a script that performs the intersection of two layers: The first Layer -> layer1, represents the rivers The second Layer -> layer2, represents a set of circular dots distributed in a ...
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How to extend grid lines (Survey traverse lines) created by vector grid tool in QGIS?

We have a polygon. We want to create a grid (sort of) with certain intervals, lets just say - 200ms. In QGIS, using "Vector grid" option we can do this. But, once it's get clipped, it's like Fig -1. ...
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QGIS 2.4: make an image-to-image registration to link the 2 images (RGB AND NIR)

I have 2 images (RGB and NIR) in png form from field and i need to link them together somehow to be able to see the overlapping areas, and cut out the wrong ones. How to do this with QGIS 2.4.0
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QGIS 2.2: prevent labels being cut off / clipped at edge of map

I've read a few other issues about trying to prevent labels from rendering if they run off the edge of the map canvas. This is particularly a problem in Composer, where I get lots of country labels ...
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How to extract elevation data from ASTER/SRTM? [duplicate]

I just want to know if there are any other tools available in QGIS apart from the Point Sampling tool to extract elevation data from ASTER/SRTM/CartoDEM (for India) data? When I convert these images ...
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Layer just for annotations

Im relatively new to QGIS and would like to know whether or not I can save my form annotations to a layer so I can turn them on or off.
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Working with Fulcrum data in QGIS

I have been sent some shapefiles, gathered using the Fulcrum app. However, when I load them into my project on QGIS 2.2, they wont display. They will display if I go to 'Zoom to Layer Extent" but ...
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Query PostGIS database without creating primary key [closed]

I'm trying to query PostGIS database from QGIS DB Manager: select row_number() OVER(ORDER BY idx DESC) as id, p.*, * from table_1 join table_2 as p on "name" = "name" where row_number() OVER(ORDER ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 How to display only selected features on map?

Not sure if this option ever existed, but the new QGIS version hides a lot of things somewhere else and this seems so simple that I'm kind of convinced it was possible to do this before. I have quite ...