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QGIS Partitioning Regions

I have to polygon shapefile maps in QGIS that cover the same area. One with ~90 polygons (call them regions) and the other with about ~800 polygons (call them zones). I want to add a data column in ...
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Modifying straight line segments so they follow geodesic / great circle paths using QGIS

I have a kml file showing a dodecahedron stretched across the surfce of a globe, which I downloaded here: http://montalk.net/cgi-bin/coordinates.py I would like to re-project this dodecahedron so I ...
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Is it possible to overlay ungeoreferenced raster images in the QGIS Desktop Browser?

Afternoon ladies and gentleman, I work for a company that produces Mining Investigation reports for property in the South West of England and I have spent the last 12 months digitising abandoned ...
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Not able to load any Raster File using QGIS Python

I am trying to run an elementary piece of Python code, that simply loads a dem file as a raster accessing the QGIS Python API. On the embedded console (within the QGIS application GUI), it runs fine ...
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Rename output shapefiles in PyQGIS

I have a shapefile which resides in a folder, gets processed and the output is saved in another folder. Before the output, I would like to rename the shapefile slightly differently from the original: ...
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QGIS Rule Based Rendering

I am looking for an example of how to use the QgsRuleBasedRendererV2 to filter features of a layer based on an attribute value (0 or 1). Has anyone done this in Python or C++?
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QGis 2.8.1 crash even after reinstall

I've been using QGis for quite a few years. I normally update QGis to the latest version once it is released on qgis.org, without uninstalling previous versions. I've never encountered any problems ...
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how to make an intersection between a shapefile and A WMS layer in QGIS 2.8.1

I am using QGIS 2.8.1 I think what I want to do is an intersection between a shapefile and A WMS layer, both in vector format. I have 1 small vector layer that consists of different forest stands, ...
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Procedure putting online a graveyard in a GIS

I would appreciate some advice. I’m not an expert in GIS but recently I studied a bit, came on different sites. Among others QGIS, MangoMap, ArcGIS, … etc A group of 6 small towns in Belgium wants to ...
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Overlaying Shapefile with projection and raster (without projection but with defined extent) using QGIS?

I'm trying to overlay a shape file into a raster. The raster has no defined projection but it's a global raster with extent 0, -1800 : 3600, 0. I tried "on the fly CRS" transformation and followed the ...
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Adjusting extents so that same-CRS shapefiles overlap in QGIS?

I have two files with identical projections/CRS. Using both OTF on & off I cannot get them to overlap: one shapefile contains coastal polygons of Massachusetts, and the other shapefile contains ...
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polygonize giving duplicated polygons

I am trying to reproject some ascii files and convert them into shapefiles. I am new to python but looking at some code online and help files I was able to write the following code to run on Python ...
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GPS Live tracking with qgis android

I have a Tablet 10.1 notes on which I installed QGIS Android (v. 2.8) and a Garmin GPS 62 stc. So I tried to do the "live GPS tracking" by connecting through the USB cable the GPS to Tablet. Next, ...
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QGIS: circular buffers

I have a coastal line layer ( us-medium-shoreline from http://shoreline.noaa.gov/data/datasheets/medres.html ), which is loaded into a project with On-The-Fly reprojection ( WGS 84 / World Mercator ...
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QGIS: custom build, python error

I have built qgis source on windows 7. Libs have been downloaded from osgeow4 site. I even installed postgress as a standalone. I am getting this error when the app launches.. File ...
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Script not processing shapefiles from one folder to another

I am working on a script which takes shapefiles from one folder called "Original files", process them and then output the results into another folder named "Processed files. I asked a question on how ...
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Cost_Matrix Distance: Vehicle routing problem!

I'd like to calculate the "real distance" between one source and many targets, such as we do in the "vehicle routing problem", in order to get the matrix distance at the end. after using the osm2po, ...
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QGIS heatmap misplaced over dataset [duplicate]

First of all I'm a complete noob when it comes to QGIS so maybe thats the reason why I cannot find anything on this on google (or is this due to the 2.8.1 compatebility issue?). My issue is that when ...
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Batch export QGIS for various locations

I have the data for several cities in a layer. I'd like to run a batch export, that goes through a list and zooms in on one city (coordinate + zoomlevel), then the next, etc and exports each results ...
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MMQGIS:Create:Hub Distance: Output shapefile in wrong coordinate system

I have a QGIS-project that is completely in EPSG:31467 - DHDN / Gauss-Kruger zone 3. It consists of random points (camera traps) surrounded by a polygon (forest edge). I already converted the polygon ...
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Thin black line get grey when using composite pattern

I have noticed a couple times that if I set pen width of line smaller than 0.20 the line is no longer black. It is clear that the line does not just look gray because it is thin, the line is changing ...
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Assign Nodes ID to Polylines in QGIS

I want to consolidate data from various layers into a single layer so I can export it for use in an external software program. I am interested in how to selectively combine data from different ...
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differences in distance between shapely and geopy

I am getting totally different distances from shapely and geopy. On one hand - it makes total sense, shapely measures on a plane and geopy measures on a spheroid. But the differences are so dramatic, ...
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Attribute table not updating after QGIS field calculator used? [on hold]

Using QGIS 2.8.1 i am trying to update an attribute table using the field calculator. its a vector layer of vegetation communities. i am trying to update the area fields in the table. The output ...
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QGIS - save vector poly layer into individual shp files? [duplicate]

Using QGIS v2.8.1, I have a directory of GeoTiff images. Using the raster ‘Tile Index’ plug-in (selecting “location” as the file index), I am able to create perfectly matched vector polys that I can ...
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Rename layers with script

Just discovered Qgis and really impressed! I've not formal GIS training so rely on Google to figure stuff out. I'm using the SHP files made available by the Canadian Government as part of their ...
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Getting weird lines in Print Composer QGIS

I am working with QGis 2.8 and want to use the print composer to create a jpg image. I used this PlugIn (https://github.com/jdugge/ClipToHemisphere) to create the globe. The graticules I created the ...
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Reproject before a Spatial Join

I have one polygon file containing all German municipalities as well as a point file. For each municipality, I would like to compute the average of a certain attribute of all points within the ...
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Georeferencer does not open when clicked

Since a week my raster georeferencer is not opening when I click it. I have made sure it is checked in the plugins collection and have tried re-installing the newest version of QGIS, yet also in this ...
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Difficulty creating a point layer using the line intersections function in QGIS [on hold]

I am attempting to create a point layer from two line layers where the lines cross. I am using QGIS's built-in Line Intersection tool but the output point file created remains empty. I have checked ...
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Merging ShapeFiles with QGIS for UK counties

I want to draw a map for all the counties of UK including North Ireland. Since I can not find a source of counties including both North Ireland and Britain. I try to merge two shapefiles with QGISfrom ...
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Where is the python library of QGIS 2.8

where is the Python library for QGIS 2.8 on a mac (10.10)? I cannot find it... sys.path in the QGIS python console gave me some path, but where the interesting part is happening it replaces the ...
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Representing overlapping polylines in QGIS

I have several shapefiles representing bus lines with different colors for each segment, however, because the lines are exactly superposed, only the shapefile on top can be seen. Is there a way to ...
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Proof low deviations in DEM compared to point dataset

I am not sure how to achieve the following consistently: I have a regular distributed point dataset (surface elevations). From this I derived several DEM using QGIS IDW Interpolation method. Now I ...
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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 ...